Kids & Teens

Battle of the Books

Form your team, read the selected books and prepare to compete!

New Books for Kids

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Snow Day!
Candice Ransom
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Teddy's Favorite Toy
Christian Trimmer

New Books for Teens

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The Agony House
Cherie Priest
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A Blade So Black
L.L. McKinney
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Home and Away
Candice Montgomery

Staff Picks

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Here to Help: Tree of Life * Or L'Simcha, Dor Hadash and New Light Tragedy

One way to help young children cope in the wake of the tragic synagogue shooting in our community is to share books that focus on kindness and tolerance. Reading about the resolution of minor differences or simple acts of generosity and caring may not feel like much in the face of such distressing violence and hate. But reminding children (and ourselves) that there is still…
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Battle of the Books 2019: 6th Grade Booklist

6th Grade Battle February 19th, 2019 CLP - East Liberty | CLP - Main | CLP - Squirrel Hill Learn more and register at If you're interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask library staff for help!