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‘Stand up and Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice’ is a great read for today’s kids

The Book Worm: Kids who’ve marched in recent rallies and children who love to sing will love the story of Pete Seeger, who used music to protest against intolerance. Read more…

‘Geekerella’: a contemporary Cinderella story

The Book Worm: Teen readers will love Ashley Poston’s modern retelling of the classic fairy tale, with a sci-fi-loving heroine and a dashing (but geeky) prince. Read more…

‘Flying Lessons and Other Stories’ offers short tales for every kid

The Book Worm: Preteens and teens will enjoy these 10 fictional short stories about kids growing up with all sorts of issues that reflect a variety of cultures and communities. Read more…

Just ducky: ‘Love Is’ is a sweet story for young kids as well as new moms

The Book Worm: Author Diane Adams crafts an adorable tale about a girl and a waterbird that kids 3 to 5 will certainly enjoy hearing. But the real fans will be expectant moms and new mothers. Read more…

Wicked sick!: Dive into ‘Twisted True Tales from Science: Medical Mayhem’

The Book Worm: Non-squeamish 9- to 14-year-olds with an inquisitive mind and interest in history will love every page of this fun book by Stephanie Bearce. Read more…

‘Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring’ great first thriller for young readers

The Book Worm: Civil War buffs and Social Studies sleuths, ages 7 to 11, won’t be able to put down this exciting book by Enigma Alberti and Tony Cliff. Read more…

Heroic duo: Two new books are filled with inspiring profiles

The Book Worm: Give your 8- to 14-year-old “The Book of Heroes” by Crispin Boyer and “The Book of Heroines” by Stephanie Warren Drimmer for pages full of inspirational people he or she can look up to. Read more…
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