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New Classics for Independent Readers

Classic books get a modern update! Try these new classics for kids based on the beloved originals.
 
 
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Mary Norton's The Borrowers are charming little people who live under the floorboards and filch a few things from upstairs. They're a far cry from the sinister kidnappers in the graphic novel Amulet: The Stonekeeper, in which a brother and sister work to save their mom from mysterious forces beneath their house. Kids will recognize acclaimed artist and author Kazu Kibuishi from the new Harry Potter book covers and his webcomics Copper, Daisy Kutter, and Flight. This is the first in the Amulet series — and who doesn't love a series?

For ages 8-10.

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