Recommendations for Kids

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Best New Youth Books

  • Cover image for Journey of the Pale Bear

    Journey of the Pale Bear

    Susan Fletcher

    Journey of the Pale Bear

    Susan Fletcher

    A runaway boy befriends a polar bear that’s being transported from Norway to London in this lyrical and timeless adventure story about freedom, captivity, and finding a family.

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  • Cover image for Ra the Mighty

    Ra the Mighty

    A. B. Greenfield

    Ra the Mighty

    A. B. Greenfield

    In ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh's pampered cat Ra and his scarab-beetle sidekick question the royal palace's animal inhabitants, solve a crime, and exonerate a servant girl falsely accused of theft.

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  • Cover image for Dragons in a Bag

    Dragons in a Bag

    Zetta Elliott

    Dragons in a Bag

    Zetta Elliott

    In Brooklyn, nine-year-old Jax joins Ma, a curmudgeonly witch who lives in his building, on a quest to deliver three baby dragons to a magical world, and along the way discovers his true calling.

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  • Cover for Everlasting Nora

    Everlasting Nora: A Novel

    Marie Miranda Cruz

    Everlasting Nora: A Novel

    Marie Miranda Cruz

    An uplifting young reader debut about perseverance against all odds, Marie Miranda Cruz's debut Everlasting Nora follows the story of a young girl living in the real-life shantytown insid

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  • Cover image for Skating Shoes

    Skating Shoes

    Noel Streatfeild

    Skating Shoes

    Noel Streatfeild

    In the tradition of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Little Princess come Noel Streatfeild’s classic Shoes books. Skating Shoes is the perfect gift for figure skating fans!

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  • Cover image for Knights vs. Dinosaurs

    Knights vs. Dinosaurs

    Matt Phelan

    Knights vs. Dinosaurs

    Matt Phelan

    Renowned for their courage, their chivalry, and their ability to fight mythical creatures, the Knights of the Round Table must face their most dangerous opponents yet—DINOSAURS!

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Best New Picture Books & Easy Readers