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Author Pearl, Nancy.
Title Book crush : for kids and teens : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and interest / Nancy Pearl.
Pub Info Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2007.
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 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J 028.5 PEA     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J PARENT 028.5 PEA     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 028.5 Pearl     DUE 07-22-21
 West Falmouth Adult Coll.  028.5 PEA     AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 288 p. ; 19 cm.
Note Includes index.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Presents lists of recommended book titles for children and teenagers divided into three age groups and then further subdivided into more than 118 categories, including animals, folktales, girl power, autobiographies, comic books, and many others.
Contents Part I: Youngest readers: Ahh, those adorable anthropomorphic animals -- B is for babies -- Bedtime stories -- Boo! Halloween books to treasure -- Books, books, books -- Cat's meow -- Good books for the youngest readers -- Christmas is coming -- D is for dinosaurs -- Death and dying -- Dog's life -- Easy as 1,2,3: Counting books -- Fairy tales (fractured or not) -- Folk tales -- Girls rule -- Grandmas and grandpas -- Grin and bear it! -- Just for fun -- Latkes, dreidels, and lights -- Let me introduce you to ... -- Many cultures, many voices -- Meet Mother Goose -- Mind your Ps and Qs -- Music to my ears -- Noodlehead stories -- One picture is worth a thousand words -- Picture perfect -- Quack away -- Reality check -- Rebels with a cause -- Rhyming read-alouds for the very young -- School daze -- Simple as ABC -- Stop bugging me: Insects galore -- Tall tales -- Thanks for Thanksgiving -- Trickster tales -- Weather or not -- You've got a friend -- Part II: Middle-grade readers, ages 8-12: Adventure ahoy! -- All in the family -- Animal tales -- Author! Author! -- Autobiographies -- Before and after Harry (Potter, of course) -- Biographical fiction -- Boys will be boys -- Coming of age -- D@%! the torpedoes, full steam ahead -- Dragon tales -- Dewey love nonfiction? Dewey ever! -- Doggone it, she said ho(a)rsely -- Dolls and dollhouses -- Double trouble -- Friends make the world go round -- G and T: Gifted and talented -- Girl power! -- Gone but not forgotten -- Good sports -- Goosebumps -- Greek myths -- Guaranteed to grab you -- Hickory, dickory, dock -- "I" books -- In the footsteps of Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys -- Kids next door -- Kids to the rescue -- King Arthur -- Let's talk about it -- LOL: Laugh out loud -- Melting pots and salad bowls -- Myths, legends, folk and fairy tales -- Not a dry eye in the house -- O pioneers! -- One word is worth a thousand pictures (or something like that) -- Orphans abounding -- Other times, other places -- Pleasures of poetry -- Real people you ought to know -- Relativity -- Science fiction: Future possibilities -- Slavery and the Civil War -- Witch trials--Salem and beyond -- Part III: Teen readers, ages 13-18: After Sam Spade and Kinsey Millhone -- Always short and sometimes (but usually not) sweet -- Chicklet lit: For girls only -- Cry me a river -- Dragooned by dragons -- Fantastic fantasies -- Getting to know me: Memoirs -- Ghosts I have loved -- Girls kick butt -- GLBTQ -- Growing up is (sometimes) hard to do -- Heartbreak hotel -- Historical fiction -- Immigrants and refugees -- It might as well be Greek -- It's a guy thing -- Kung Fu, the Samurai Code, and Ninja Stealth -- May I have this dance? -- Moving up -- Not your parents' comic books -- One-word wonders -- Our love is here to stay--or not -- Page-turning pleasures -- Play the game -- Poems as novels and novels as poems -- Queens of fantasy -- Shape shifters -- Sink your teeth into these -- Slowly unraveling -- Smells like teen nostalgia -- Tam Lin -- This is my life -- Up all night -- Utopia-not! -- What'd I do to deserve this biography? -- Index.
Subject Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature -- Bibliography.
Best books -- United States.
Teenagers -- Books and reading.
Young adult literature -- Bibliography.
ISBN 1570615004