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April 15, 2024

Offsides by Lori Z. Scott

In Offsides, Dani just wants to play soccer and have the best senior year ever, but she’s suddenly alert to the signs of a sex trafficking ring right in her own community.

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April 15, 2024

The Looking-Glass Illusion by Sara Ella

The Looking-Glass Illusion brings the story from The Wonderland Trials to a clever and satisfying conclusion in this fantasy series for teens.

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April 12, 2024

Olivetti by Allie Millington

Olivetti features an uncommon protagonist—a manual typewriter—with the keys to unravel a mystery.

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April 11, 2024

Poetry Comics by Grant Snider

Poetry Comics offers budding poets a lot of ideas to think about in an appealing visual format.

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April 10, 2024

Papá’s Magical Water-Jug Clock

Jesús is excited to work with his Papá on a busy Saturday full of yards to mow, and as soon as the water jug is…

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April 9, 2024

Julie Fogliano, Children’s Poet

Julie Fogliano’s poetry for children expects them to read between the lines, to appreciate a delicate, spare language. And it works. She understands the essence of childhood.

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April 8, 2024

Small Poems and Peacock by Valerie Worth (and illustrated by Natalie Babbitt)

Small poetry books full of small poems and small drawings: just right for small hands and small listening ears.

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April 5, 2024

Maple’s Theory of Fun by Kate McMillan and Ruthie Prillaman

Maple, an analytical (and anal) 6th-grader, applies the scientific method to becoming a fun person.

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April 3, 2024

The Wild River and the Great Dam by Simon Boughton

Follow the construction of the Depression era’s greatest building project in The Wild River and the Great Dam.

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