For the Love of Books 2021

Join Team Friendship as we share some of our favorite reads of 2021!

Out of the Pocket by Kirk Herbstreit

The Connected Child by Dr. Karyn Purvis

The Connected Parent by Dr. Karyn Purvis

Securely Attached by Mike and Kristen Berry

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

American Royals by Katharine McGee

Majesty by Katharine McGee

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

The Sea in Winter by Christine Day

Sisters of the Neversea by Cynthia L. Smith

Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean

Lovely War by Julie Berry

The Lazy Genius Way by Kendra Adachi

Ben Hatke

Nobody Likes a Goblin

Mighty Jack

Zita the Spacegirl

Julia’s House for Lost Creatures

Julia’s House Moves On

Julia’s House Goes Home

The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo, Illustrations by Sophie Blackall

Christmas by Accident by Camron Wright

Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saeed, Illustrations by Anoosha Syed

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Reading Middle Grade – The 16 Best Native American Middle Grade and YA Books

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List of Newbery Medal Books

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