Cozy up in your favorite place and explore the wonders of books with your child. From infants to teenagers, here are a few suggestions to purchase or pick up at your local library.
“My Teacher Is A Monster! (No, I Am Not)” by Peter Brown Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all. (Picture book.) Recommendation courtesy of Avon Lake Public Library.
“Absolutely Almost” by Lisa Graff From the author of the National Book Award nominee “A Tangle of Knots” comes an inspiring novel about figuring out who you are and doing what you love. Albie has never been the smartest kid in his class or the tallest, or the best at gym, or the greatest artist, or the most musical. In fact, Albie has a long list of the things he’s not very good at. But then he gets a new babysitter, Calista, who helps him figure out all of the things he is good at and how he can take pride in himself. (For grades 3-7.) Recommendation courtesy of Medina County Public Library.
“Fake ID” by Lamar Giles “Nick,” a teen in the Witness Protection Program, moves to a new town and finds himself trying to solve a murder mystery when his first friend is found dead. Despite it being his fourth new identity and home in the last few years, Nick is trying his best to fit into his new life and school in Georgia. (For teens.) Recommendation courtesy of Akron-Summit County Public Library.