Picture Book Picks

Christmas Trolls by Jan Brett

Betty Bunny Loves… by M. Kaplan & S. Jorisch

One Cool Friend by T. Buzzeo & D. Small

Everything Goes on Land by Brian Biggs

This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen


Middle Grade Picks

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

Bad Kitty Gets a Bath by Nick Bruel

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia


Teen Book Picks

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

The Agency 1: A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee

The Absolutely True… by Sherman Alexie

Bluefish by Pat Schmatz


Young Adult Picks

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger

Jane by April Linder

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness


Louise Recommends Cost


Louise recommends Cost by Roxana Robinson. This novel was named the Best Book of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, who describes it as “richly honest and humane – summer reading of uncommon stature.”

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Molly Recommends Watership Down


Molly recommends worldwide bestseller Watership Down by award-winning author Richard Adams.  The Chicago Tribune describes it as “spellbinding” and “marvelous.”

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