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American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins
Billy Christmas
Mark A. Pritchard
Buried in the Stacks
Allison Brook
Clean Sweep
Ilona Andrews
Dear Girls
Ali Wong
Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend
Jenny Colgan
Don’t Believe It
Charlie Donlea
Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert
The Grownup
Gillian Flynn
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Mary Higgins Clark
The Jetsetters
Amanda Eyre Ward
The Keeper of Lost Things
Ruth Hogan
The Last Mrs. Parrish
Liv Constantine
Liar, Liar
Lisa Jackson
Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng
Long Range
C. J. Box
My Best Friend’s Exorcism
Grady Hendrix
Mycroft Holmes
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse
Normal People
Sally Rooney
Marc-Uwe Kling
Right ho, Jeeves!
P.G. Wodehouse
The Silent Wife
A.S.A Harrison
Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid
A Week in Winter
Maeve Binchy
You Are Not Alone
Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen


Call Down the Hawk
Maggie Stiefvater
A Court of Frost and Starlight
Sarah J. Maas
The Fifth Wave
Rick Yancey
The Finisher
David Baldacci
Now Entering Addamsville
Francesca Zappia
Yes No Maybe So
Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed


The Bad Seed, The Good Egg, and The Cool Bean
Jory John and Pete Oswald
The Berenstain Bears Go to School
Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain
Blackbird House
Alice Hoffman
Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson
Cats Vs. Dogs
Elizabeth Carney
Deep and Dark and Dangerous
Mary Downing Hahn
A Dog Called Homeless
Sarah Lean
Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin
Duck and Goose
Tad Hills
Ella Enchanted
Gail Carson Levine
Goodnight, Already!
Jory John
Good Night, Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle
The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape!
Jory John and Pete Oswald
The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman
Raina Telgemeier
Hello, Universe
Erin Estrada Kelly
How to Catch a Unicorn
Adam Wallace
Howl’s Moving Castle
Dianna Wynne Jones
I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919
Lauren Tarshis
Ivy and Bean
Annie Barrows
Just Ask!
Sonia Sotomayor
The Magic Tree House #17: Tonight on the Titanic
Mary Pope Osborne
Roald Dahl
Sharon Creech
The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane
Julia Nobel
Not If I Can Help It
Carolyn Mackler
The Paper Bag Princess
Robert Munsch
The Paper Kingdom
Helena Ku Rhee
A Place to Land
Barry Wittenstein
Margaret Peterson Haddix
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning
Lemony Snicket
Small as an Elephant
Jenifer Richard Jacobson
Spirit Hunters
Ellen Oh
A Spoon for Every Bite/ Una Cuchara Para Cada Bocado
Joe Hayes
The Undefeated
Kwame Alexander
We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Ryan T. Higgins
The Wild Robot Escapes
Peter Brown
The Wonderul Things You Will Be
Emily Winfield Martin



America’s 60 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries and Crimes
Anita: Speaking Truth to Power
Hearts Beat Loud
House on Haunted Hill
Teacher’s Pet
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