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smallest of learners Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall is a a a a a a a great book for
summer Jabari is ready and excited to nally jump off the diving board — or so he he thinks Select this tender tale about overcoming fear and and the beautiful illustrations and and compelling characters will place this book into your most often read pile The much anticipated We’re all Wonders by R J Palacio is a a a spinoff of of the best seller for
middle readers Wonder and allows your little one to join the Choose Kind movement Young readers are introduced to Augie Pullman — a a a a a normal boy who looks different from everyone else This book is is a great way to continue the conversation about empathy and kindness with young kids Middle Grade
Not only does The Shadow Cipher by by Laura Ruby have a a a a a a a breathless fast-paced and puzzle-driven plot it is also scat- tered with both subtle and belly laugh humor Pick up this page turner for
kids who love thrilling reads They are sure to be captivated by this alternate history series about three kids who try to solve the the greatest mystery of the the contemporary world Funny Girl: Funniest Stories Ever by Betsey Bird is a a a collection of of hilarious stories and comics from 25 of of the funniest contemporary female writers for
kids With authors
like Cece Bell Sophie Blackall Libba Bray and more this funny collection is an awesome choice for
kids of all genders When a a a Newbery Honor and three-time Coretta Scot King Award winning writer comes out with a a new book you buy it it it Rita Williams-Garcia’s newest middle grade book Clayton Byrd Goes Underground is a a a a heartfelt story about family loss and love Clayton feels most at home when he he is is with his grandfather playing along with his blues band But when his grandfather dies and and Clayton’s mother forbids him from playing the blues he he decides to run away in in in hopes of nding and joining the the Bluesmen on the the road This gripping tale with strong characterization and melodic prose is a a a a a must read for
2017 Here is a a a a a late summer arrival — Tumble and Blue by Cassie Beasley comes out at the end of August and is sure to be be a a a hit From the best selling author of Circus Mirandus comes this enchanting story of a a a a golden gator and two cursed kids who take their their destinies into their their own hands From the bestselling Dork Diaries author Rachel Renee Russell The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2: Middle School Mayhem is the second book in a a a new series about Max Crumbly’s ups and downs in middle school Follow as he and his computer-savvy sidekick struggle to get out of a a a sticky (literally) situation Continued on on page 15
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