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Book of the Day: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

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Kira-Kira

By Cynthia Kadohata

Ages 10 and Up

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 2006)

Publisher’s Synopsis: kira-kira (kee ra kee ra): glittering; shining Glittering. That’s how Katie Takeshima’s sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

Book of the Day: My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

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My Father’s Dragon

By Ruth Stiles Gannett

Ages 4 – 8

Published by Random House Books for Young Readers (Yearling 2005)

Publisher’s Synopsis: When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon. RUTH STILES . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

Book of the Day: Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford

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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book

By Johanna Basford

Ages 8 and Up

Published by Laurence King Publishing (March 2013)

Publisher’s Synopsis: Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland. This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford

Book of the Day: A Birthday for Bear by Bonny Becker

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A Birthday for Bear

By Bonny Becker, Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Ages 3 and Up

Published by Candlewick (September 2009)

Publisher’s Synopsis: Celebrate curmudgeonly Bear and the irrepressible Mouse in this laugh-out-loud companion to the best-selling A Visitor for Bear, now in picture-book format.

Bear does not like birthdays. He doesn’t like parties . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: A Birthday for Bear by Bonny Becker

Book of the Day: A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park

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A Long Walk To Water

By Linda Sue Park

Ages 10 and Up

Published by HMH Books for Young Readers (October 2011)

Publisher’s Synopsis: The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park

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