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Primary Age Books (Children ages 6-8 or 1st-3rd Grades)

 How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Rooms? by Jane Yolen, I'll Always Love You by Paeony Lewis, While The World is Sleeping by Pamela Duncan Edwards, Ruby Valentine Saves the Day by Laurie Friedman, Lights Out, Night's Out by William Boniface, Blaze and the Monster Machines: Zeg and the Egg by Mary Tillworth, Disney Infinity: Infinite Possibilities by Nachie Castro, Skeleton Cat by Kristyn Crow, Peppa Pig and the I Love You Game, Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter Brown, It's Mine! by Leo Lionni, I Love You Animally by Lynn Parrish Sutton, I'm a Dirty Dinosaur by Janeen Brian, Bears Don't Read by Emma Chichester Clark, Secrets of the Seashore by Carron Brown, Secrets of Winter by Carron Brown, Secrets of the Rain Forest by Carron Brown, Mouse's First Spring by Lauren Thompson, You're All My Favorites by Sam McBratney, Meet Shimmer and Shine by Mary Tilworth, Moonlight Animals by Elizabeth Golding, Monster High: Catty Noir Finds Her Voice by Perdita Finn, Meet Silvermist by Celeste Sisler, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Dad! by Shane Johnson, Here in the Garden by Briony Stewart, All Year Round by Susan B. Katz, The Good Dinosaur by Jennifer Keast, Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car by Eileen Christelow, LEGO: Star Wars Free the Galaxy by Himani Khatreja, Star Wars Rebels: Sabine's Art Attack by Jennifer Heddle, F is for Feeling by Goldie Millar, Messy Jesse by Paula Bowles, No More Cuddles! by Jane Chapman, Why? by Tracey Corderoy, When You Need a Friend by Suzanne Chiew, Little Puppy Lost by Holly Webb, Bear Can't Sleep! by Marni McGee, Groundhog Day by Betsy Lewin, Disney Princess Joke Book by Courtney Carbone, Rah, Rah, Radishes! A Vegetable Chant by April Pulley Sayre, When I Feel Worried by Cornelia Maude Spelman, Spring Blossoms by Carole Gerber, A Berry Lucky St. Patrick's Day by Mickie Matheis, LEGO Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith by Ace Landers, Puppy Love! by Amy Acklesberg, My First Machines by Jennifer Sutoski, Pinkalicious and the Snow Globe by Victoria Kann, Minnie's Winter Bow Show by Ashley Mendoza, Ready, Set, Kindergarten! by Paula Ayer, Wild Kratts: Wild Animal Babies! by Martin Kratt, Love is All Around the World by Wendi Silvano, Too Many Cats by Lori Haskins Houran, Plants Feed Me by Lizzy Rockwell, How to Surprise a Dad by Jean Reagan, Little Penguins Gets the Hiccups by Tadgh Bentley, The Helpful Puppy by Kim Zarins, I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! by Jill Esbaum, Lovey Bunny by Kristine Lombardi, Silly Wonderful You by Sherri Duskey Rinker, Brownie Gropundhog and the Wintry Surprise by Susan Blackaby, Brownie Groundhog and the Febraury Fox by Susan Blackaby, Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins, Meet Tinker bell by Apple Jordan, Katie Mcginty Wants a Pet! by Jenna Harrington, The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story by Jennifer O'Connell, 1-2-3 A Calmer Me: Helping Children Cope When Emotions Get Out of Control by Colleen A. Patterson, Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur: A First Book of Manners by Judy Sierra, My Dog's a Chicken by Susan McElroy Montanari, Snappsy The Alligator by Julie Falatko, The Turnip by Jan Brett, Stanley at School by Linda Bailey, HOw Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends? by Jane Yolen, Happy Spring, Chirp! by Satoshi Iriyama, Spot's Easter Surprise by Eric Hill, Zootopia: Super Animals by Rico Green, Zootopia: The Big Case by Bill Scollon, Avengers: The Shield Files by Scott Peterson, The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle, Everybody Potties! by Cheri Vigel, Avengers: Shake to Assemble by Calliope Glass, Disney Princess: Princess Adventure Stories by Disney, Hogbert's Spring by Georgie Birkett, Robo-Sauce by Adam Rubin, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Phonics Power!, Peep, Peep, I Love You! by Sandra Magsamen, One Spring Lamb by Anne Vittur Kennedy, Zootopia by Heather Knowles, Zootopia: Big Trouble in Little Rodentia by Victoria Saxon, Barbie: Cupcake Challenge! by Mary Tillworth, A Year on the Farm by Sue Unstead, LEGO City: Firefighter Rescue by Trey King, Snoopy Takes Off! by Charles Schulz, Paw Patrol: Pup, Pup, and Away! by Kim Duran, LEGo Friends: Andrea's New Horse, Barbie: Listen to Your Heart! by Mary Man-Kong, Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed by Eileen Christelow, And What If I Wont't? by Maureen Fergus, Beep! Beep! Go To Sleep! by Todd Tarpley, The Flower by John Light, Panda Kindergarten by Joanne Ryder, Bear and Hare: Snow! by Emily Gravett, I Will Never Get a Star on Mrs. Benon's Blackboard by Jennifer Mann, Nobody's Perfect by David Elliott, Leopold the Lion by Denise Brennan-Nelson, Why I Love My Mummy by Daniel Howarth, Why I Love My Daddy by Daniel Howarth, I Won by Ruth Wielockx, Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick, The Night Gardener by The Fan Brothers, and many more.

Elementary Level Books (Children ages 8-12 or 4th-6th Grades)

Who Was George Washington Carver? by Jim Gigliotti, Who Was Frank Lloyd Wright? by Ellen Labrecque, Be My Sparkly Valentine by Bill Scollon, The Secrets of Stonehenge by Mick Manning, How Do Bats See in the Dark? Questions and Answers About Night Creatures by Melvin adn Gilda Berger, Nocturnal Animals by Kelli Hicks, Star Wars: Before the Awakening by Greg Rucka, Secrets of Auradon Prep: An Insider's Handbook by Matthew Sinclair Foreman, Twice Upon a Time by James Riley, Half Upon a Time by James Riley, Once Upon The End by James Riley, The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan, Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon by Paul Tobin, Fairy Ponies: Magic Necklace by Zanna Davidson, Who Was Maya Angelou? by Ellen Labrecque, Fairy Ponies: Enchanted Mirror by Zanna Davidson, Pow: A Peanuts Collection by Charles Schulz, Disney Princess Joke Book by Courtney Carbone, Ant-Man: Zombie Repellent by Chris Wyatt, Inside Out: Forget This by Tracey West, LEGO Friends: Let's Explore! by Catherine Saunders, Hard Hat Zone by Theo Baker, Inside Out: The Essential Guide by Steve Bynghall, Delaney vs. The Bully by Jen Jones, Animal Trackers: Saving Animal Species by Tom Jackson, Beautiful Ballerinas by Elizabeth Dombey, Dirt or Soil: What's the Difference? by Ellen Lawrence, Animal Gymnastics by Isabel Thomas, Animal Athletics by Isabel Thomas, Animal Strength and Combat Sports by Isabel Thomas, Animal Swimming and Diving by Isabel Thomas, Dragonbreath: Nightmare of the Iguana by Ursula Vernon, Engineering Wonders: The Panama Canal by Rebecca Stefoff, Engineering Wonders: The Great Pyramid of Giza by Rebecca Stanborough, LEGO Friends: Adventure in Heartlake City by Olivia London, April Fools' Day What a Joke! by Theodore Jones, Zootopia: The Junior Novelization by Suzanne Francis, Ehat is Lighning? by Ellen Lawrence, What Happens If The Ozone Disappears? by Mary Colson, Mason Jar Crafts For Kids by Linda Braden, and many more.

Young Adult Level Books (Children ages 13-18 or 7th-12th Grades)

The Sandman: Overture by Neil Gaiman, The Multiversity by Grant Morrison, The After-Room by Maile Meloy, Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl, Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys, Half Lost by Sally Green, and many more.