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As Red as Blood

By: Salla Simukka

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Six of Crows—this international bestseller is an edge-of-your-seat thriller that chills to the bone, and not just because of the icy winter setting.  ...

Molly & Pim and the Millions of Stars

By: Martine Murray

For fans of Katherine Rundell’s Rooftoppers comes a story about mothers and daughters and magical trees that Rebecca Stead calls “an utter delight.”   All Molly wants is to be normal...

Piper Green and the Fairy Tree: Going Places

By: Ellen Potter
illustrated by: Qin Leng

Move over, Junie B. Jones! Piper Green is back in her fourth chapter-book adventure, and it could take her all the way to China. Suitcase? Check. Passport? Check. Magic X-ray vision glasses from the Fairy...


Pets for Peter Book and Puzzle

By: Jane Werner Watson
illustrated by: Aurelius Battaglia

What child doesn’t want a pet to love? A special edition of a classic in honor of the 75th anniversary of Little Golden Books!   This 1950s Little Golden Book—with its own jigsaw puzzle—is...

Scuffy the Tugboat

By: Kristen L. Depken
illustrated by: Sue DiCicco

Scuffy the Tugboat—star of one of the bestselling Little Golden Books of all time—is in his first Step into Reading book!   Fans of Scuffy the Tugboat will now be able to read about him...

Commander in Cheese #4: The Birthday Suit

By: Lindsey Leavitt
illustrated by: AG Ford

It's President's Day and the Squeakerton mice have BIG plans to celebrate our nation's leaders...and their favorite mouse!    When a human has a birthday, mice get to eat a BIG cake! When a mouse...


The Last Message Received

By: Emily Trunko
illustrated by: Zoë Ingram

Named one of the Top 10 Most Viral Blogs by Mashable, the Tumblr The Last Message Received—created by 16-year-old Emily Trunko—is now available as a gift book!   What if a message someone...

I'm Not Sleepy

By: Trish Holland
illustrated by: Anne Kennedy

A lively little fox isn't ready for bed in this Little Golden Book that every parent will be able to relate to.It's bedtime for a precocious little fox in this endearing and humorous Little Golden Book!...

I'm Not Sleepy

By: Trish Holland
illustrated by: Anne Kennedy

A lively little fox isn't ready for bed in this Little Golden Book that every parent will be able to relate to.It's bedtime for a precocious little fox in this endearing and humorous Little Golden Book!...


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Everything, Everything Discussion Guide

By: Nicola Yoon
Guide prepared by: Laura Schick, a librarian at Jesuit High School in Portland, OR

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller--soon to be a major motion picture starring Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson!

If you love Eleanor and Park, Hazel and Augustus, and Mia and Adam, you’ll...

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Off the Page Discussion Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Jodi Picoult
Guide Prepared by: Laura Schick, a librarian at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon

From #1 New York Times bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, OFF THE PAGE is a tender and appealing YA novel filled with romance, humor, and adventure.
 
Delilah and Oliver...

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The Penderwicks Poster with CCSS activities

By: Jeanne Birdsall
Guide prepared by: Elizabeth A. Poe, PhD, Children's and Young Adult Literature Specialist and Susan Geye, Director of Library Services

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect...

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The Year of Chasing Dreams Book Talk

By: Lurlene McDaniel

BOOK TALK
Ciana Beauchamp hasn't seen or heard from Jon Mercer in months. Until now. He's back in Windemere to see her. Deep down Ciana is filled with joy and relief. She has never stopped loving...

We Were Liars Book Talk

By: E Lockhart

BOOK TALK
The three daughters of a very wealthy father constantly fight over the estate and the expensive possessions of their parents. However, their father forces them to come to his private island...

We Are the Goldens Book Talk

By: Dana Reinhardt

BOOK TALK
Nell and Layla are sisters, the best of friends and each other’s support. Layla willingly paves the way for Nell when she enters high school.  As a freshman, Nell makes the soccer team...


Papberboy Book Talk

By: Vince Vawter

BOOK TALK
“Little Man,” as the family’s housekeeper calls him, is eleven-years-old the summer of 1959 when he takes his best friend’s paper route for the month of July.  Throwing papers isn’t...

The Here and Now Reading Group Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Ann Brashares

An unforgettable epic romantic thriller about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to.

Follow the...

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I Pledge Allegiance Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Pat Mora and Libby Martinez

Libby's great aunt, Lobo, is from Mexico, but the United States has been her home for many years, and she wants to become a U.S. citizen. At the end of the week, Lobo will say the Pledge of Allegiance...

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And We Stay Reading Group Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Jenny Hubbard

A Michael L. Printz Honor Award Winner

“A gentle, lyrical story of incomprehensible sorrow faced with quiet courage.”—ELIZABETH WEIN, New York Times bestselling...

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Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Discussion Guide

By: Karen Foxlee

“Magic is “messy and dangerous and filled with longing,” we learn in this brave tale of grief, villainy and redemption that borrows from the story of the Snow Queen. Set in a vast, chilly...

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The Living Reading Group Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Matt De La Pena
Prepared by: Susan Geye, Director of Library Services, Everman ISD, Texas

Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Peña's The Living is "a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel.” [Entertainment Weekly, A-]

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