Books for Kids

The Matchstick Castle

The Matchstick Castle by Keir Graff

Official 2018 ILLINOIS READS selection!

Recommended by John Green!

Kirkus Reviews raves, “Fast-paced, anarchic fun for reluctant and avid readers alike”!




Take a trip to Boring, Illinois, in this funny, fantastical story that will resonate with any reader who’s ever wished a little adventure would find them.

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The Other Felix

the_other_felix_hi-resNamed Best of the Best by the Chicago Public Library!

School Library Journal: “. . . a helpful and sensitive guide for those children who are just learning to confront life’s sticky challenges. The ending is exquisite.”




A story of growing up—for kids who have graduated from Where the Wild Things Are but are still fascinated by the world of dreams.

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