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Monday, January 26, 2009

Computers, sports, video games, friends, homework -- all are competing for kids' attention. But what about reading for fun? Staff writer Michael Alison Chandler asked local school librarians to tell us which books would make kids slow down long enough to read.

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· Twilight, Stephenie Meyer

A teenage girl moves to a new town in Washington state and develops an irresistible and dangerous relationship with her biology lab partner, who happens to be a vampire.

· Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer

The third installment of this vampire love story.

· Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer

The fourth installment of this vampire love story.

· Life as We Knew It, Susan Beth Pfeffer

The moon gets knocked out of orbit and disasters ensue. One teenager tries to survive with her family.

· Epic, Conor Kostick

Violence has been banned and scores are settled in a fantasy computer game.

-- Titles compiled by Tim Brennan, media specialist at Northwood High School in Montgomery County

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