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Recommendations for Kids

We are a family bookstore and these books come highly recommended from our very own twin daughters Anya and Sahira!

Oona Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062982247
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 12th, 2021

Champ and Major: First Dogs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593407141
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Published: Dial Books - January 19th, 2021

Ada Twist, Scientist (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419721373
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

This is one of our family favorites! With rhyming text and illustrations done by a world renowned fashion designer this book is so fund to read. Ada is a budding scientist who is always asking, Why? What? Where? and a million more questions. Part of a 4 book series there is always more to discover in Rosie Revere Engineer, Iggy Peck Architect and Sophia Valdez Future Prez! We have also started the new chapter books series where we get to see our favorite characters in a longer more involved story!


Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants: The Questioneers Book #2 Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419734229
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Published: Amulet Books - April 16th, 2019

You loved the bestselling picture books starring Rosie Revere, Ada Twist, and Iggy Peck. Now you can follow The Questioneers' further adventures in all-new chapter books! Don’t miss the first instant New York Times bestselling volume, Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters.

In Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants, Ada must rely on her curious mind, her brave spirit, and her best pals Rosie Revere and Iggy Peck to solve a mystery in her own backyard.


Willa the Wisp (The Fabled Stables Book #1) Cover Image
By Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419742699
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Published: Amulet Books - October 20th, 2020

 Sahira loves this colorfully illustrated book that bridges the gap between picture books and chapter books and is full of whimsy. The Fabled Stables house the most fantastical creatures and one boy is in charge of their care.  One day, a new stall appears and he has to go save the creature it is intended for and bring her to safety. For fans of The Princess in Black but with a little more of a fanciful flare, this is a great book for boys and girls ages 4-8.


Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue Cover Image
By Paula Harrison, Jenny Lovlie (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062934710
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 10th, 2019

 What a fun adventure! Kitty is a young girl whose mother is a superhero by night with cat-like superpowers.  As Kitty’s own super powers begin to grow she starts to have nighttime, life-saving adventures of her own.  Along with her 4 cat friends, Kitty rescues kittens, stops museum thieves and so much more in this great series for kids ages 5-8.  Anya loves the 3-color illustrations and the talking cats. (There are 6 books in this series so far!)


Superpower Dogs Cover Image
By Cosmic
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453592
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Travel with these 5 dogs across the globe to witness the amazing feats the canines perform to rescue their human companions! Sahira can read this book again and again and never tires of these amazing animals!


The Ember Stone: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #1) Cover Image
By Katrina Charman, Jeremy Norton (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338122138
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 26th, 2017

We loved reading this short chapter book (a Branches book) for its non-stop action and adventure.  Tag is a young owl who wants to join the Owls of Vallor and protect his land from the evil vulture who is threatening Perodia and all the animals who live there.  He and his best friend, Skyla the squirrel, are sent on an important mission and end up joining forces with Blaze, the last firehawk.  Anya loves the action and adventure of this series as well as the friendly animals they encounter along the way.  For ages 5-8.


The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536202212
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Published: Candlewick - November 26th, 2019

Anya loves this whole series about a princess who is actually a super hero! Princesses can be pretty and "perfect" and also tough and adventurous.


Not Quite Narwhal Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481469098
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

This charming book is about a unicorn who was raised by narwhals and discovers the magical world of unicorns. Will he have to choose between his narwhal family and his new found unicorn buddies? Anya loves this story because Kelp, the unicorn/narwhal, is so silly and he isn't a very good swimmer.


Love, Z Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481496773
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 18th, 2018

Anya loves this story about a robot who finds a message in a bottle that is signed Love, Beatrice. He is intrigued and wants to know, What is Love and Who is Beatrice. He embarks on a journey to discover the answer and ends up with the most heartwarming ending.


The Silver Arrow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316539531
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

I loved reading this magical, whimsical tale to my children! With beautiful illustrations throughout this is the perfect gift for children and grandchildren aged 5-12 this Christmas! Talking animals, a magical train and an adventure to save the world, The Silver Arrow is a Narnia like tale that all ages will love reading.