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Monthly Book List: Our Five Favorite New Books of 2016

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As the year comes to a close, we here at First Book like to reflect on the things we did, the people we met, and (most of all) the books we read. Here are a few of our favorite children’s

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Monthly Book List: Our Five Favorites for October

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First Book’s book experts picked their favorite spooky stories that will frighten and delight young readers. Don’t be afraid to pick up any of our recommended titles! Pre-K –K (Ages 3-6): Ghosts in the House! written and illustrated by Kazuno

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The Anatomy of a Backpack

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Remember shopping for school supplies? You combed the store aisle to pick out the perfect binder. You couldn’t wait to crack open that brand new box of crayons. Getting ready for school is a lot more than checking items off

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Monthly Book List: Our Five Favorite Books for September

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Our favorite books this September feature some lovable animals and some courageous young adults. These stories about friendship and making good choices will make you laugh, cry and learn life lessons in the process. Read on to see what books

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Monthly Book List: Our Five Favorite Books for August

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Our favorite books this August are sure to capture imaginations with beautiful illustrations, unconventional characters, and fascinating true stories. Read on to see the titles that hooked our book experts this month! For Pre-K –K (Ages 3-6): Who’s That?: Arctic

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Monthly Book List: Our Five Favorite Books this July

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Our favorite books this July include the final Elephant and Piggie book. a book to inspire community engagement and creativity, the story of one of your kids’ favorite summertime toys, a captivating novel for animal lovers and a smart and

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Monthly Book List: Our Favorite Books this June

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Are you looking for a giggle-filled bedtime story? A book about friendship and the summer Olympics? You’ll find that and so much more in our favorite books this month… Teach kids to coding this summer with a fun story, learn

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Monthly Book List: Our Favorite Books For May

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The school year is coming to a close and it’s time to stock up for summer reading. We have five great books for you! This month, our book list features a sweet story about an unconventional animal family, an adorable

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A Thank You Note from Camila

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Every week we receive dozens of thank you notes from schools and programs just like this one. Kids thank us for books they don’t want to put down, books that help them study and succeed, books they wouldn’t otherwise have.

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Monthly Book List: Our Five Favorite Books for April

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Our favorite books for April teach some important lessons! One celebrates the human body and diversity, while others teach kindness and the keys to a true friendship. You’ll find a story that will help foster kids’ sense of empathy and

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