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2008 Award-Winning Books

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The ALA picked the best books of 2007. Add some to your child's reading list for 2008.

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Review: ABC T-Rex

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Munch, munch, munch! This nonscientific tale depicts a tyrannosaurus eating a multitude of objects, including each letter of the alphabet. This clever theme for an ABC book will delight beginning readers as they identify the many objects on each page whose names begin with the featured letter.

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Book 6)

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Voldemort and his followers, the Death Eaters, are out in the open now, so much so that Rufus Scrimgeour, the new Minister of Magic, feels it necessary to inform the muggle Prime Minister. Snape is up to no good, Draco has been given an assignment by the Dark Lord, and and a net of security has dropped on Hogwarts. Deaths, disappearances, and destruction increase as Harry's penultimate year at Hogwarts begins.

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Review: Black Beauty

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Heartwrenching, beautiful and educational, this morality tale and animal autobiography gives a majestic horse a voice that is believable and unsentimental. An animal rights classic that is also a great read, BLACK BEAUTY follows the life of an ebony horse from birth to old age, from pasture to cobblestone streets of 19th century England.

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Book Review: The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials, Book 3

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Intense fantasy series finale with controversial theme.

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The Funniest Books for Kids

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Books help children learn to read and learn about life, but only a special few make children laugh. Check out these funny recommendations for kids of all ages.

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Summer Time Reading

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How To Make Reading Enjoyable For Your Tweens This Summer

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5 Big Ways to Help Kids Love Books

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How to share the love of reading with your children

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