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Novelist Plus K-8

We welcome the opportunity to help you find the “just right” books for children ages birth through age 12!  Whether you are looking for a read alike or interested in a certain topic, we can search our collection at PPL or beyond!

There are book awards given each year that honor Maine authors and illustrators or books that focus on our state. There are other awards that are determined each year by Maine children.

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There are numerous awards granted each year for the best children’s books. Here are descriptions of the 5 most distinguished awards and their lists for present and past years.

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Can’t find your favorite book on the shelf? Here are some suggestions for read alikes of our most popular chapter books and graphic novels.

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Looking for recommendations of our favorite picture books about trucks and construction equipment? Or picture books about a new sibling in the family? The Children’s staff has curated lists of books on the most frequently asked for topics!

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From the PPL blog:
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Youth Services Director
(207) 871-1700 Ext. 707
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