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Today, in celebration of National Read Across America Day, which is every we look at great books to read for all ages. This list is compiled of suggestions from the , readers and (a former sixth-grade English Language Arts teacher).
Patch Picks: Five Awesome Reads (in no particular order)
- Room by Emma Donoghue
- Back Story by Robert B. Parker
- Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson
- The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
- Point Blank (part of the Alex Rider series) by Anthony Horowitz
- Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
- Diary of A Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
- The Battle of the Labyrinth (part of the Percy Jackson & The Olympians series) by Rick Riordan
- Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas
- Dogs by Emily Gravett
- The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems
- If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
If any of these titles intrigue you, click on the book title to be directed to the book's page on the library catalog. If the book is not in stock at WPL, you can request it through the Minuteman Library consortium with your library card.
Celebrate National Read Across America Day, it's never too late!