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Great Gifts for Kids--More Books Please!

Below are a few great titles to get you started, but there are ideas for babies and toddlers, books to make you laugh, stories to read as a family, mysteries and magic and books for teens at
More Books Please!

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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker; illus. by Tom Lichtenheld. Ages 3-6. The machines on the construction site say goodnight in this beautifully illustrated tale.

Ultimate Weird But True (National Geographic). Ages 8 - 12. This extensive fact-filled book loaded with pictures includes more than 1,000 pieces of information proving that fact can be as weird as fiction.

Can You See What I See?: Toyland Express by Walter Wick. Ages 4 - 8. In this search-and-find story, children read the simple text and use the picture clues to search twelve photos for 100 hidden objects!

The Fourth Stall by Chris Rylander. Ages 9 - 12. From his 'office' in the underused East Wing boys' bathroom, Mac takes care of almost any middle school problem.

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Silverlicious by Victoria Kann. Ages 4 - 8. After stealing her brother's cookie, Pinkalicious loses her sweet tooth, so she asks the Tooth Fairy for help--with surprising results.

Clementine and the Family Meeting by Sarah Pennypacker. Ages 7 - 10. Clementine faces friends' changing interests, a surprise announcement at the Family Meeting and a missing science project rat.

The Midnight Tunnel: A Suzanna Snow Mystery by Angie Frazier. Ages 8 -12. In the early 1900's, 11 year old Suzanna helps her parents run a hotel. But her dreams of becoming a detetive are put to the test when a guest's daughter goes missing.

Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Talented Pop Star by Rachel Renee Russell. Ages 9 -13. When Nikki Maxwell enters the talent show, her arch nemesis MacKenzie threatens to expose her secret.

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