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More Help for Parents More Help for Parents

recommended by pacl_kids
Picture books on interactional topics of interest for young children including Sharing, Fighting, Kindness, Bullying, Manners, Self…
Picture books on interactional topics of interest for young children including Sharing, Fighting, Kindness, Bullying, Manners, Self…

Help for Parents Help for Parents

recommended by pacl_kids
Picture and board books on developmental topics of interest for young children including toilet training, comfort objects, fear of the…
Picture and board books on developmental topics of interest for young children including toilet training, comfort objects, fear of the…

Staff Picks: Adventure for Tweens Staff Picks: Adventure for Tweens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these fast-paced, harrowing, and/or swashbuckling adventure novels for tweens.
Check out these fast-paced, harrowing, and/or swashbuckling adventure novels for tweens.

Staff Picks: Sports for Tweens Staff Picks: Sports for Tweens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these sports stories for tweens! Contains both fiction and non-fiction.
Check out these sports stories for tweens! Contains both fiction and non-fiction.

Historical Fiction for Tweens Historical Fiction for Tweens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these historical fiction novels for tweens.
Check out these historical fiction novels for tweens.

Staff Picks: #ownvoices for teens Staff Picks: #ownvoices for teens

recommended by camdenk
If you think #WeNeedDiverseCreators or that creators should be able to tell their own stories in their #ownvoices.
If you think #WeNeedDiverseCreators or that creators should be able to tell their own stories in their #ownvoices.

Realistic Fiction for Tweens Realistic Fiction for Tweens

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these realistic fiction books, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board.
Check out these realistic fiction books, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board.

Mystery and Thrillers for Tweens Mystery and Thrillers for Tweens

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out this mysteries and thrillers for tweens! Curated by Palo Alto City Library staff.
Check out this mysteries and thrillers for tweens! Curated by Palo Alto City Library staff.

Fantasy, Scifi & Horror for Tweens Fantasy, Scifi & Horror for Tweens

recommended by pacl_teens
Speculative fiction for tweens! Be warned: some of these books are scary. Some of these books are funny.
Speculative fiction for tweens! Be warned: some of these books are scary. Some of these books are funny.

Staff Picks: Great Books for 7th Graders Staff Picks: Great Books for 7th Graders

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out this list of great books for 7th graders, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!
Check out this list of great books for 7th graders, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!

Staff Picks: Great Books for 6th Graders Staff Picks: Great Books for 6th Graders

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these great books for 6th graders and pre-teens, curated by Palo Alto Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!
Check out these great books for 6th graders and pre-teens, curated by Palo Alto Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!

TLAB recommends: Asian American Fiction TLAB recommends: Asian American Fiction

recommended by ginafeil
"This genre exposes Asian American culture to non Asian teens, creating a more open minded community," -TLAB member
"This genre exposes Asian American culture to non Asian teens, creating a more open minded community," -TLAB member

Understanding Wildfires Understanding Wildfires

recommended by ChrisPACL
Books and videos to help children understand how forest fires occur and their impact on California.
Books and videos to help children understand how forest fires occur and their impact on California.

Books on Fire Books on Fire

recommended by mryanhess
This list includes titles from our collection related to fires and firefighting.
This list includes titles from our collection related to fires and firefighting.

Next Level Minecraft Books Next Level Minecraft Books

recommended by ChrisPACL
New to Minecraft and interested in finding cool stuff beyond "Adventure" mode? This list is for you!
New to Minecraft and interested in finding cool stuff beyond "Adventure" mode? This list is for you!

Readings: Robots and Beyond Readings: Robots and Beyond

recommended by fishbb
Wondering where new technologies like robots are leading us? Want to get a big picture? Here are some non-fiction books on the topic.
Wondering where new technologies like robots are leading us? Want to get a big picture? Here are some non-fiction books on the topic.
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