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Top Reads for 2019 for Kids and Adults

A Seattle-area bookstore owner's top picks for your reading list this year


Published on: December 21, 2018

Top Reads for 2019 for Kids and Adults


For the historian

The Library Book
by Susan Orleans

Publisher's description: A mesmerizing and uniquely compelling book that manages to tell the broader story of libraries and librarians in a way that has never been done before.

Middle Reader: 
The War That Saved My Life
by Kim Brubaker-Bradley

Publisher's description: Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute — she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure for Ada.

Picture/Board Book: 
Her Right Foot
by Dave Eggers 

Publisher's description: A seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue holds the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

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