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100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2013


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An uptight snail and an adventurous fish start a new story together in this warmhearted tale of friendship.
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The Story of Fish and Snail
An intergenerational tale that follows a family as they move from rural South Carolina to Brooklyn.
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This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration
“A harried king turns his naughty daughters into oranges for a year and a day, but when monsters try to steal the tasty fruit can the ...”
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Grim, Grunt and Grizzle-Tail: A Story from Chile
“A group of accomplished artists illustrates inspiring stories of protest and change from around the world. Meet 17 ...”
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When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders
“Two boys (Anikwa, a member of the Miami tribe, and James, a trader's son) are friends living near the border of the American and ...”
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Salt: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War
“Come for the cannibalism, stay for the individual stories and relentless, ridiculous bad luck. Savor this delicious ...”
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Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party
“The youngest Holocaust survivor on Oskar Schindler's famous list tells his story at last—bringing a child's perspective ...”
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The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler's List
“Awkward outsider Paul Erdos became one of the most influential mathematicians of his time. Complex illustrations show us ...”
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The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos
“Did you know that slaves helped build the White House? This poignant, visually compelling work told in verse chronicles ...”
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Brick by Brick
“Without honeybees, we would be eating only oats, rice, and corn. Now bees are disappearing ...”
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The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees: A Scientific Mystery
“An expertly researched and deftly written account of soldiers who fought for their country in spite ...”
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Courage Has No Colors, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers
If it could go fast, Betty June Skelton was there. Meet one woman who never said no to adventure.
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Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton
“No space? No problem. Poor soil? We'll find a solution. A former basketball star turns an empty lot into a garden—and ...”
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Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table
“Photos of modern reenactors enliven another side of America's first president in this account of George ...”
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Master George's People: George Washington, His Slaves, and His Revolutionary Transformation
"What's the secret to the perfect baseball? You just need a little mud..."
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Miracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball
“Young Albert Einstein didn't talk until he was three, but the gift of a compass taught him ...”
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On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
“African-American artist Horace Pippin became a full-time painter after he was injured in World War I. A colorful account ...”
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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
“A small, sickly boy grows up to become a visionary president who approached all things with energy, ...”
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To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt
“Follow science teacher Kate Sessions on her search for plants that ...”
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The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever