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Adventure Tales

Bring exciting tales to life in the pages of these books for preschoolers and early readers. From animal friends to robots, explorers to secret agents, these adventu ...
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Animal Tales

Some memorable books from your childhood often feature special relationships between humans and animals, which taught some very important lessons about love, friends ...
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Aquatic Adventurer

The ocean is fascinating, terrifying, and full of wonder. You and your undersea adventurer can explore the ocean with these great books featuring all things aquatic!



By the Sea

Disappear into cool, crystal-blue water, letting the ocean waves drown out the worries of life and wash away all that icky sweat with these YA ocean-inspired books! ...
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Climate Disasters

These environmental, dystopian, and survival books give an inside look at a futuristic world.



Color Outside the Lines

The world is full of different types of books, many might surprise you. Take a chance on a new book that is outside your box and color outside the lines!



Color Outside the Lines

The world is full of different types of books, many might surprise you. Take a chance on a new book that is outside your box and color outside the lines!



Color the Day

Brighten the day with these vibrant books about color. Teach little ones all about colors and the world through these colorful books!



Color the Day

Brighten the day with these vibrant books about color. Teach little ones all about colors and the world through these colorful books!



Community Matters

We’re all in this together! These books explore adult friendships and how kindness and compassion can leave a lasting impression on individuals and their community.



Diverse Reads

Books offer us a perspective and experience that we may otherwise never know, and that glimpse into someone else’s story can be integral in creating open and ac ...
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Diverse Reads

Books offer us a perspective and experience that we may otherwise never know, and that glimpse into someone else’s story can be integral in creating open and ac ...
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Don't Read These Books

Everyone loves a good banned book, right? Throughout the years these books have been challenged or banned for various reasons. You might be surprised to learn what books have been banned!



Earth Protectors

Teach your littles ones about animals, nature, and the balance of mother earth.



Fun with Friends

Young readers can join in on the fun with books that teach the importance of working together toward a common goal and the power of friendship.



Great Outdoors

Overflowing with adventure and the beauty of the natural world, these stories are sure to encourage your little readers to get outside and explore!



Hopeful Change

Inspire hope for a better future with these books about the environment, climate, and life-cycles of the world. 



Making Tracks

Books are a great way to bridge the gap of imagination and exploring. Get kids outside to explore nature with this list of books about animal tracks and signs!



Nature Seekers

Introduce young readers to the natural world, travel, conservation, and other adventures while they engage with these exciting stories told by a fun cast of characters.



Ocean Tales

Learning about the ocean is super fun for kids thanks to the amazingly diverse nature of marine life and environments. The ocean books in this list include fun fictional stories for kids of all ages.



Outdoor Survival

YA survival stories show the strength and resilience of the human spirit. These books center on teen characters who rise above their challenges, adapt to their envir ...
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Outstanding Books for the College Bound

From the YALSA website: The books on this list offer opportunities to discover new ideas, and provide an introduction to the fascinating variety of subjects within a ...
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Reading Takes You to Fantastic Worlds

Travel to fantastical worlds such as to Narnia, Neverland, and even under your own kitchen floors! These books will take you on an adventure that is truly out of this world.



Restoring Home

Take a look at the possible consequences for the planet and all of humanity with these captivating reads.



Seas the Day

Cast your net over these books and sea what you might uncover in one of these books!



Sharing and Caring

Engage preschoolers with picture books that feature characters playing, sharing, and celebrating diversity while building a strong foundation for reading.



Tales of Tails

Do your favorite animals have tails? Travel to the jungle, the sea, the forest, and more to meet all sorts of animals!



Tall Tales

These stories mix fact and fiction together to create an exaggerated story of an actual event. Can you see the truth in these tall tales?



This Fantastic Land

From far away places to our own backyards, you can find an adventure anywhere! These books will take your little ones on a trip of a lifetime. Let's go on an adventure!



Timeless Mythology

Mythology forms the backbone of all the cultures in the world. They are also fun and highly entertaining, and their continuing relevance is evident in the fact that ...
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Travel, Intrigue, & Adventure

These books will capture the imagination of adult readers, with a mix of genres and voices.



United We Stand

Divided We Fall, United We Stand: a diverse range of stories about friendship, acceptance, and real-world issues important to teens.



Wild and Free

A diverse range of stories about friendship, acceptance, adventure, and nature geared toward the YA reader.



Wilderness Thrillers

In the world of thriller books, “don’t go into the woods” is an adage as old as time. Whether you’re into mystery books that will terrify you or mystery books full o ...
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Your Passport to the World

Travel the world without leaving home! From China to Mexico, these books will take you across the world and open your eyes to new stories.



Your Stories

We all want to see ourselves in a book, and for many of us, the search for a book that feels as though it was written for us, about us, seems fruitless. With heroes ...
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Your Stories

We all want to see ourselves in a book, and for many of us, the search for a book that feels as though it was written for us, about us, seems fruitless. With heroes ...
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Look Up! Explore Our Universe Early Elementary

The universe is an expansive place! These great books for early elementary explore the Universe we live in and the wonders of the world. This list has been provided by STAR Net.



Stage Dreams

There's nothing like being on a stage! These books include the highs and lows of being on stage, performing and overcoming your fears for early readers.



The Great American Read

The PBS Great American Read list of 100 favorite books. How many have you read?



The Great American Read

The PBS Great American Read list of 100 favorite books. How many have you read?



Book to Film

It is always a blessing and a curse to see a great book turned into a movie. Here are just some books adapted into movies —just read the books before you watch them!



Look Up! Explore Our Universe Infant & Pre-K

The universe is an expansive place! These great books for infants and pre-k explore the Universe we live in and the wonders of the world. This list has been provided by STAR Net.



Showtime Showdown

Between Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services, new movies are more available than ever! Check out these hot YA novels before watching their critically-acclaimed movie adaptations.



Broadway Bookshelf

From The Color Purple to Curious Incident, many Broadway favorites started out as a book. This list includes many Broadway plays and musicals that began as a book an ...
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Look Up! Explore Our Universe Tweens

The universe is an expansive place! These great books for tweens explore the Universe we live in and the wonders of the world. This list has been provided by STAR Net.



Look Up! Explore Our Universe Teens & Adults

The universe is an expansive place! These great books for teens and adults explore the Universe we live in and the wonders of the world. This list has been provided by STAR Net.