Kids & Teens

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Books for Kids

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My Friend Earth
Patricia MacLachlan
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The Cat Man of Aleppo
Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha
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Welcoming Elijah
Lesléa Newman

Books for Teens

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The Bone Houses
Emily Lloyd-Jones

Staff Picks

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Gardening Tales

Reading stories about gardening, talking about what to grow and progressing through the growing process can help to expand a child’s vocabulary. The following books are a great way for children to learn a bit about gardening and to start a conversation about what would be fun to grow in your own garden (real or imaginary).
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Toddler Booklist: The Pittsburgh Ready Project

The Pittsburgh Ready project links the Library with child care providers to share robust early literacy resources. If you are looking for a wonderful title to share with a toddler, check out some of the titles on this list.