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Best Books of 2021 for Beginning Readers

  • CHILDREN'S

    SEE THE DOG

    SEPT. 14, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    FERGUS AND ZEKE AND THE 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL

    DEC. 14, 2021

CHILDREN'S

FERGUS AND ZEKE AND THE 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL

by Kate Messner ; illustrated by Heather Ross

Readers may have to count to 100 to cool their heels waiting for this clever pair’s next adventure. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE PROTEST

    JAN. 12, 2021

CHILDREN'S

THE PROTEST

by Samantha Thornhill ; illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez

Another solid addition to an excellent, diverse early-reader series. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    I'M ON IT!

    MAY 11, 2021

CHILDREN'S

I'M ON IT!

by Andrea Tsurumi ; illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi

Whether in hand or on shelf, this one’s sure to make a splash anywhere and everywhere. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SHELL QUEST

    JUNE 22, 2021

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

SHELL QUEST

by Steph Waldo ; illustrated by Steph Waldo

A sweet and surprising search for self, friendship, and acceptance. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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