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Kids And Young Adult Summer Reading

School's out for summer! But that doesn't mean kids are putting down their books. We explore the latest and greatest picture books for little ones, nonfiction for the elementary school set and novels for young adults. Get recommendations for the best summer reads, and share some of your own.

Your Summer Reading Picks

We asked for your favorite young adult and children's books. These are your suggestions:

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