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Library Staff Recommended Books As Gifts

Whether you are shopping for a newborn or a 90-year-old, books can make fantastic gifts. Several of our staff members have put together a list of books they think would make wonderful gifts.

 

Babies/Toddlers 

All Fall Down by Helen Oxenbury

Charlie Chick (pop-up book) by Nick Denchfield and Ant Parker

Barnyard Dance By Sandra Boynton

Where is Baby’s Belly Button?  by Karen Katz

 

Preschool
The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton

Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood

Waiting by Kevin Henkes

Ninja, Ninja, Never Stop! Hardcover by Todd Tuell

Don’t let the Pigeon Drive the bus by Mo Willems

 

School Age

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Wonder by R.J. Jarimillo

Holes by Louis Sachar

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School by Jeff Kinney

 

Young Adults

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielson

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Mosquitoland by David Arnold

The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

The Wrath and the Dawn—Ahdieh

An Ember in the Ashes—Tahir

Lumberjanes—Stevenson

Under a Painted Sky–Lee

 

Graphic Novels
Ms. Marvel vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona

Deadpool: The Complete Collection vol. 1 by Daniel Way and Andy Diggle

Fiction

City on Fire Garth Risk Hallberg

The Martian by Andy Weir

 

Nonfiction

Kissinger: 1923-1968 The Idealist- Niall Ferguson.

The Witches: Salem 1692 by Stacy Schiff

Country Living American Style: Decorate * Create * Celebrate

Want to read the book but don’t want to buy it? Visit http://catalog.kentonlibrary.org/eg/opac/home to put the item on hold at the Kenton County Public Library. Have you read any of these books? What do you think?

 

 

 

 

 

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