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National Reading Month

The Children’s Book Council team is always reading and we’re always up for sharing the interesting books some of us love to dive into. Some are recent finds while others are tried-and-true favorite rereads, and whether we read them as print books, ebooks, or audiobooks, we always find time for stories. Join us in celebrating National Reading Month and let us know on social media what you’re reading this March!

Sommer Wissner

Warlock Holmes: The Sign of Nine by G.S. Denning (Penguin Random House / Titan Books)

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo, illus. Timothy Basil Ering (Candlewick Press)

A Whole New World (A Twisted Tale) by Liz Braswell (Hachette Book Group / Disney-Hyperion)

Paulina Ramirez

The Curious Lobster by Richard W. Hatch, illus. Marion Freeman Wakeman (New York Review Books)

Thirty Talks Weird Love by Alessandra Narváez Varela (Cinco Puntos Press)

Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany (Ace Books)

Laura Peraza

The Falcon’s Feather (Explorer Academy series) by Trudi Trueit (National Geographic Kids)

Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg (Shambhala Publications)

The Iliad (A Graphic Novel) adapted by Gareth Hinds (Candlewick Press)

John McCormack

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (Penguin Random House)

Once & Future Vol. 4 by Kieron Gillen, illus. Dan Mora and Tamra Bonvillain (BOOM! Studios)

Carl Lennertz

Dune by Frank Herbert (Penguin Random House)

Time and Again by Jack Finney  (Simon & Schuster)

The Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty (Blackstone)

Grace Kat

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press)

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (Grand Central Publishing)

Jena Groshek

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Little, Brown Young Readers)

Melanie Goldman

The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare (Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing)

The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer (Macmillan Children’s Publishing)

Kate In Waiting by Becky Alberalli (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

Shaina Birkhead

Chirri and Chirra by Kaya Doi, illus. Kaya Doi, translated by Yuki Kaneko (Enchanted Lion Books)

Terciel & Elinor by Garth Nix (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (Penguin Random House)

Rikki Berger

The Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis (Penguin Random House)

Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl, illus. Patricia Metola (Flyaway Books)

Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (Penguin Random House)

Happy National Reading Month!


List compiled by CBC’s resident holiday expert, Sommer Wissner. Check out the CBC Holiday Series on our blog.

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