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  1. Recommended Book: Coal: Everleaf Series Book One

    Coal Book One of the Everleaf Series by Constance Burris ISBN: 978-1508912644 Coal is an enjoyable mythic fantasy with themes of loyalty and betrayal, prejudice, and child abduction. Coal is a sixteen-year-old human who has lived in the fey realm since he was five. His best friend is Princess Chaldecony,…

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  2. Recommended Book: Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

    Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark illustrated by April Chu This beautifully written and illustrated nonfiction picture book tells the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, but more importantly, a girl who loved math and who would eventually create the world's first computer…

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  3. Recommended Book: Lois Lane Fallout

    Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond Young Lois Lane arrives in Metropolis as an army brat changing schools again. Lois has a bit of a history, and has promised to stay out of trouble in this school. But a job on the Daily Planet's student paper, the Daily Scoop, and…

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  4. Recommended Book: I Am Princess X

    I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest illustrated by Kali Ciesemier As fifth-graders, May and Libby together created Princess X. Libby drew the pictures and May wrote the stories. Years later, 16-year-old May is still mourning the loss of her best friend, who died 3 years earlier when her car…

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  5. My favorite books that didn't make the Cybils shortlist

    I love the Cybils Fantasy and Science Fiction shortlist. It’s a beautiful list of ten amazing books that I think all deserve to be on the list. But, to come up with the list, we all had to make compromises, and each of us on the nominating committee had…

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