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|Featured ALA Notable Books for Children Selection|
| ||Into the Unknown: How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air|
by Stuart Ross
Book list This handsome book presents 14 journeys of exploration, from Pytheas the Greek in 240 BC to the Apo...
|Featured New York Times Bestsellers Selection|
by Joe Perry with David Ritz
Publishers Weekly In this rock and roll memoir, Aerosmith's lead guitarist tells the old story of the rise and fall ...
|Featured ALA Best Books for Young Adults Selection|
| ||Under the Mesquite|
by McCall, Guadalupe Garcia
School Library Journal Gr 7 Up-This stunning debut novel in verse chronicles the teenage years of Lupita, a ...
|Featured Caldecott Medal Winners Selection|
| ||This Is Not My Hat|
by Jon Klassen
Publishers Weekly Like Klassen's very funny and much-praised I Want My Hat Back, this story involves a hat theft; th...
|Featured Newbery Medal Winners Selection|
| ||The Hero and the Crown|
by Robin McKinley
Book list Gr. 7-10. Tauntingly called ``Lady Aerin, Dragon-Killer'' for the small, dog-size dragons she killed, the p...
|Featured Pulitzer Prize Selection|
| ||Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan |
by Herbert Bix
Book list Most postwar histories have portrayed Emperor Hirohito in one of two ways: a shy, hands-off monarch...