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The Book Worm

What being the best really means

The Book Worm: In “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville” by Pat Zietlow Miller, readers 5 to 8 years old will see that, sometimes, losing means winning. Comment

A boy and his raccoon

The Book Worm: Author Sheila Terman Cohen gives kids ages 8 to 12 a peek into Sterling North’s life and adventures with his beloved raccoon in “Sterling North and the Story of Rascal.” Comment

An honestly good read

The Book Worm: “Lizzie and the Lost Baby,” by Cheryl Blackford, is a well-done, delightfully British story for a 9- to 12-year-old. Comment

A story of brilliant women

The Book Worm: “Radioactive!” by Winifred Conkling is an action-packed read for science-minded teens. Comment

Follow ‘The Night Parade’

The Book Worm: Readers ages 12 to 15 (and a fantasy-loving adult) will love this unique Japanese fairy tale by Kathryn Tanquary. Comment

A story for today’s world

The Book Worm: “This is Where It Ends” by Marieke Nijkamp is an engrossing, timely read for kids 14 to 17. Comment

British invasion! “Fab Four Friends” tells tale of The Beatles

The Book Worm: As you’ll see in “Fab Four Friends” by Susanna Reich, illustrated by Adam Gustavson, dreams can come true! Comment

Discover the wonders of science

The Book Worm: “The Storm,” by Virginia Bergin, is a screaming ride filled with loops and turns that make your stomach do flip-flops and your heart pound! Comment