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Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Typically held during the last week of September, this is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read what you want to read. Banned…
Secret missions, super cyborgs, space fleets, and the potential demise of the human race--these science fiction books will have you…
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by checking out some of these great YA novels by Hispanic authors and featuring Hispanic characters.
See what the Youth Services staff at the St. Louis Public Library has been reading in Young Adult lately.
Kids love to read about these terrors of the seas. Here are some of our favorite pirate books for young children.
Give your young adventuresome child their fantasy fix with these fun, genre-savvy books.
It can be hard to find picture books that introduce younger children to the many facets of African-American history in versatile,…
An essential role of parents and caregivers is being the person a child first turns to for answers when that child encounters tragedy.…
Artist, activist, and scholar Ricardo Gamboa defines “solidarity” as the practice of taking the risk with one another. It is not possible t…
Kids who are transitioning from reading picture books and easy readers will enjoy these titles!
Kids love seeing themselves in stories, but stories are also a good way to get kids to see the world through a different lens, which can he…
Friends are awesome! They help you through the bad times and make the good times even better. Sometimes the people who seem very differen…
November is National American Indian Heritage Month – a time where a light can be shone on indigenous peoples of this country. The St. Loui…
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