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Teens Recommend…TCC Book Selections

Here are some new books that our teens are excited to read!

By Your Side by Kasie West * Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller * Don’t Touch by Rachel Wilson * Asking for It by Louise O’Neill * Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa * Denton Little’s Still Not Dead by Lance Rubin * The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles * History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera * We Are Okay by Nina LaCour * A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom * Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de La Cruz * Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett * Beck by Mal Peet * Who Killed Christopher Goodman?: Based on a True Crime by Allan Wolf

This Month’s Reviews

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Kids’ Book Pick: Where is the Green Sheep by Mem Fox & Judy Horacek

green-sheepWhere is the Green Sheep?by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek, is my children’s book pick for March. This book was first published in 2007 and since then has received numerous awards and recognition. This is one of my favorite children’s books and it will have you laughing the entire time. This book is a fun and silly read for kids and even adults. Where is the Green Sheep? is for kids who have enjoyed Lemons are not Red, Sheep in a Jeep, Sheep in Shop, Sheep Blast off, and Farmyard Beat.

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Kids’ Book Pick: Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka & Mae Barnett

Battle BunnyBattle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mae Barnett is my children’s book pick for February. This book is amazing, ridiculous, and a unique read! Illustrator Matthew Myers does an incredible job drawing two overlapping stories on each page.  Battle Bunny  is for kids who enjoyed Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, Mo’s Mustache, Mr. Wuffles, and Do Not Open This Book.

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2017 Newbery Medal: The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Girl Who Drank the MoonIt’s official…The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill, is the winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal (which celebrates achievement in children’s literature).

“Moonlight is magic. Ask anyone you like.” Barnhill’s story is also pure magic, distinguished by careful development of a complex plot and indelible evocation of unique characters. Love, heartbreak, hope, sorrow, and wonder all shine in exquisite, lyrical prose.

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