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Howl at the Moon: Books that Feature Wolves, Big Bad and Otherwise

by Jean E. Pendziwol

A recommended reading list by author of new book Skating Wild on an Inland Sea.

Most Anticipated: Our Fall 2023 Books for Young Readers Preview

by 49th Shelf Staff

Just in time for Back to School! All the best picks for young readers...and readers of all ages!

Notes from a Children's Librarian: In Living Colour

by Julie Booker

Colour is one element in the visual arts curriculum. These texts for primary grades not only address art objectives, but also provide an opportunity to …

Bright Lights, Big City: Kids Books About Urban Life

by Andrea Curtis

A recommended reading list by Andrea Curtis, whose latest book is City Streets Are for People

Apocalypses, Quests, and Survival

by Angela Misri

A great list of books for middle-grade readers by author of new novel Trip of the Dead.

Most Anticipated: Our Books for Young Readers Preview

by 49thShelf Staff

Looking forward to some of the books for young readers (and readers of all ages) that we're going to be falling in love with in the first half of 2021. …

Notes From a Children's Librarian: Scrumptious Stories

by Julie Booker

DELICIOUS books about food and eating.

Notes From a Children's Librarian: Questions, Questions

by Julie Booker

Great picture books that engage with questions and encourage readers to think about answers.

What Aging Looks Like: A Picture Book List, with Dogs!

by Joanne Schwartz

It’s so important for children to see positive images of aging. There are many wonderful books about children and their relationship with grandparents …

Picture Book Sneak Peek: Summer Feet, by Sheree Fitch and Carolyn Fisher

by Kerry Clare

Summer starts HERE with this glorious celebration of childhood...and filthy feet.

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