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The Book Worm

College bound?

The Book Worm: For any student age 16 and up, “77 Things you Absolutely Have to Do Before You Leave College” by Hailey Bondy is what you should get your hands on. Comment.

Learn about a new world with ‘Sugar’

The Book Worm: “Sugar” by Jewell Parker Rhodes is fiction rooted in history that readers ages 8 to 12 will fall for. Comment.

Lose yourself in the story of the little lost cat

The Book Worm: Meant for 3- to 6-year-old readers, “My Name is Bob” by James Bowen and Garry Jenkins is a book your child will get lost in. Comment.

Tame your little monster’s tantrums

The Book Worm: Read “Even Monsters … ” by AJ Smith to calm down 2- to 5-year-olds when they put up a fight. Comment.

Kentucky Derby from A to Z

The Book Worm: Hand your 3-to-13-year-old horse lovers “D is for Derby” — they’ll want to read it, again and again. Comment.

Big book of vehicles for little drivers

The Book Worm: If your 3-to-5-year-old child loves anything with wheels, then he’ll love “The Ultimate Book of Vehicles From Around the World” by Ann-Sophie Baumann. Comment.

Gotta sing and dance? Gotta read this book!

The Book Worm: If your child is between the ages of 8 and 12 and loves to sing and dance, she’ll love “Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker,” by Patricia Hruby Powell. Comment.

Affairs to remember: A romantic look at the lives of historical figures

The Book Worm: Teens 15 and older — and some adults — are likely to love all the salacious surprises in “Historical Heartthrobs” by Kelly Murphy and Hallie Fryd. Comment.

A great read for outdoorsmen and dog lovers

The Book Worm: If you have a teen who loves the outdoors and his pooch, “The Dogs and I” by Kenny Salwey is the perfect read. Comment.

‘Don’t Push the Button!’ a fun and silly read

The Book Worm: Meet Larry, a purple monster, in Bill Cotter’s “Don’t Push the Button!” Comment.

Help your future rock star dream on

The Book Worm: Do you have a hopeful future “American Idol” winner in your house? Teach her it’s going to take a bit of practice to reach her dreams, with “Santiago the Dreamer in Land Among the Stars” by Ricky Martin. Comment.

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