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The Book Worm

Prisoners of love

The Book Worm: For kids — and any young adults — who have never known a world in which marriage can get you arrested, “The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage” by Selina Alko is an eye-opener. Comment.

‘Dead or Alive?’ is pure fun

The Book Worm: If you’ve got a young biologist or animal lover around, getting him to read “Dead or Alive?” shouldn’t be a battle. Comment.

Historical fiction that’s perfect for kids

The Book Worm: “Stella by Starlight” by Sharon M. Draper is perfect historical-fiction novel a 7- to 12-year-old reader will eat up. Comment.

Action, adventure, history, and pooches

The Book Worm: “Ranger in Time: Rescue on the Oregon Trail” by Kate Messner about a golden retriever traveling through time will have adults and kids hooked. Comment.

A voice for the bullied

The Book Worm: Middle and high schoolers who have ever felt bullied should read “To This Day” by Shane Koyczan. Comment.

Anything you can do

The Book Worm: For the child who hates to hear the words “you can’t,” she’ll love “Firebird” by Misty Copeland, about a hopeful ballerina who learns that she most certainly can. Comment.

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