Anthony Horowitz remembers sneaking around with his sister when they were kids.

  • Mary Quattlebaum
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  • Oct 3
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Explore the British Library, a man who built an African heritage collection and veterans’ tips for aspiring authors.

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  • Sep 25
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City boys get to know family secrets and country ways in Jason Reynolds’s novel.

Ally has made it to sixth grade without being able to read. Will a new teacher discover the secret?

  • Abby McGanney Nolan
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  • Jul 25
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Celeste’s family is in danger, so she is sent to live with an aunt in small-town Maine.

  • Mary Quattlebaum
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  • Jul 18
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12-year-old hopes the sport will bring his family together after his brother’s death.

Linda Williams Jackson weaves real events from 1955 into Rose Lee Carter’s story.

  • Abby McGanney Nolan
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  • Jul 5
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Alex Gino weaves “Charlotte’s Web” into a story about identity.

  • Mary Quattlebaum
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  • Jun 27
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This week’s selection is by the author of ‘Counting by 7s.’

A third-grader has trouble relating to people, but in an instant he forms a bond with a baby skunk.

Join us as we explore eight books in which characters are working through difficulties.

Holly Goldberg Sloan tells the story of a girl who just wants to be taller.

Ruth Behar’s main character in “Lucky Broken Girl” spends a year in a body cast.

  • Mary Quattlebaum
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  • May 16
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‘Wimpy Kid’ Greg Heffley struck a chord with millions of young readers.

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  • Apr 26
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New novel explores bullying, the relationship between people and animals, and how to care for the planet.

  • Mary Quattlebaum
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  • Apr 17, 2017
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Writer Rachel Vail adapts an 1897 French play into novel “Well, That Was Awkward.”

  • Mary Quattlebaum
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  • Mar 20, 2017
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Journalist Cokie Roberts highlights often-ignored figures in a new book, “Ladies of Liberty.”

  • Abby McGanney Nolan
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  • Feb 28, 2017
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“Radiant Child” captured the Caldecott, and “March: Book Three” won four children’s book awards.

The author and illustrator said he has met many kids who are stressed about the exams.

  • Mary Quattlebaum
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  • Jan 9, 2017
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Representative John Lewis tells the story of civil rights movement as an eyewitness.

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