Edie Ching’s Picks

Younger Readers
  • I Really Like Slop! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

    By Mo Willems

    Hyperion Books for Children

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  • Leo: A Ghost Story

    By Mac Barnett

    Chronicle Books

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  • Miracle on 133rd Street

    By Sonia Manzano

    Atheneum Books for Young Readers

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  • Middle Grade Readers
  • Orbiting Jupiter

    By Gary D. Schmidt

    Clarion Books

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  • Roller Girl

    By Victoria Jamieson

    Dial Books

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  • A Shiloh Christmas (The Shiloh Quartet)

    By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Atheneum Books for Young Readers

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  • Older Readers
  • All American Boys

    By Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

    Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books

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  • Da Vinci's Tiger

    By L. M. Elliott

    Katherine Tegen Books

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    Fred Bowen’s Picks

  • The Way Home Looks Now

    By Wendy Wan-Long Shang

    Scholastic Press

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  • The Crossover (The Crossover Series)

    By Kwame Alexander

    HMH Books for Young Readers

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  • The Impossible Knife of Memory

    By Laurie Halse Anderson

    Speak

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  • The Fault in Our Stars

    By John Green

    Penguin Books

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  • Hole in My Life

    By Jack Gantos

    Square Fish

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  • A Christmas Memory

    By Truman Capote

    Knopf Books for Young Readers

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    Judy Hijikata’s Picks

  • Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

    By Mem Fox

    HMH Books for Young Readers

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  • Waiting

    By Kevin Henkes

    Greenwillow Books

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  • Last Stop on Market Street

    By Matt de la Peña

    G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

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  • The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq

    By Jeanette Winter

    HMH Books for Young Readers

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  • The Queen's Hat

    By Steve Antony

    Scholastic Press

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  • The Day the Crayons Came Home

    By Drew Daywalt

    Philomel Books

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  • Gravity

    By Jason Chin

    Roaring Brook Press

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  • Crenshaw

    By Katherine Applegate

    Feiwel & Friends

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  • Gone Crazy in Alabama

    By Rita Williams-Garcia

    Amistad

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  • Listen, Slowly

    By Thanhha Lai

    HarperCollins

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  • The Read-Aloud Handbook: Seventh Edition

    By Jim Trelease

    Penguin Books

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