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Recommended Children's books

Minnesota Public Radio recently featured great children's books, with regional librarians and booksellers.

Here's a list of some of the books they recommended. Picture books, chapter books, and joke books were a theme!

If Sharks Disappeared (If Animals Disappeared) Cover Image
By Lily Williams, Lily Williams (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626724136
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 23rd, 2017

Michael Dahl's Big Book of Jokes Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781496585516
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Stone Arch Books - July 1st, 2019

Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780800788032
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Fleming H. Revell Company - August 1st, 2010

Friday Night Wrestlefest Cover Image
By J. F. Fox, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250212405
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 18th, 2020

Grandpa's Great Escape Cover Image
By David Walliams, Tony Ross (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062560902
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - January 23rd, 2018

Ralph S. Mouse (Ralph Mouse #3) Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780380709571
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - March 18th, 2014

Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing up Scieszka Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780670011384
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2008

Home in the Woods Cover Image
By Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator), Eliza Wheeler
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399162909
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 1st, 2019

Because of Winn-Dixie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763680862
Availability: Backordered
Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

A to Zåäö: Playing with History at the American Swedish Institute Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781517907884
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - December 3rd, 2019

A Map Into the World Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Seo Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541538368
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 1st, 2019

My Footprints Cover Image
By Bao Phi, Basia Tran (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684460007
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Capstone Editions - September 1st, 2019

The Diary of a Young Girl Cover Image
By Anne Frank, B.M. Mooyaart (Translated by), Eleanor Roosevelt (Introduction by)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780553296983
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bantam - June 1st, 1993

Half Magic (Tales of Magic #1) Cover Image
By Edward Eager, Alice Hoffman (Introduction by), N. M. Bodecker (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544671720
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2016

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Parable of the Sower Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019