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2019 Summer Reading List for Grades 6-8 2019 Summer Reading List for Grades 6-8

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Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for Grades 6-8. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), the books on this list come highly recommended by kids from all over the country.
Check out Tacoma Public Library's summer reading suggestions for Grades 6-8. Compiled by the Association for Library Service to…
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Having Game of Thrones withdrawals? Having Game of Thrones withdrawals?

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Watch some of your favorite actors from the show in these other movies available at Tacoma Public Library.
Watch some of your favorite actors from the show in these other movies available at Tacoma Public Library.
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National Garden Week National Garden Week

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National Garden Week is a celebration of gardens and its environments. This “Week” is to hopefully spark community involvement. So take a…
National Garden Week is a celebration of gardens and its environments. This “Week” is to hopefully spark community involvement. So take a…
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Get Your Hands Dirty! Get Your Hands Dirty!

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Tacoma Public Library wants to support Tacoma's garden love! So get a little dirty and celebrate National Gardening Week with these great…
Tacoma Public Library wants to support Tacoma's garden love! So get a little dirty and celebrate National Gardening Week with these…
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Lettering Lettering

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Have you just started to learn one of the trendiest hobbies around? Are you a pro looking for new ideas? Checkout these titles on…
Have you just started to learn one of the trendiest hobbies around? Are you a pro looking for new ideas? Checkout these titles on…
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Best Picture Best Picture

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Tacoma Library's media collection reflects two decades of Best Pictures winners. And if you look deeper into our media collections you…
Tacoma Library's media collection reflects two decades of Best Pictures winners. And if you look deeper into our media collections you…
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Listen to an audiobook, as part of the… Listen to an audiobook, as part of the…

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Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, listen to an audiobook.
Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, listen to an audiobook.
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Boy Bands for Everybody! Boy Bands for Everybody!

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Boy bands, sigh, we love them. Their hair, their eyes, and when they smile your heart would race. Tacoma Library understands! We all loved…
Boy bands, sigh, we love them. Their hair, their eyes, and when they smile your heart would race. Tacoma Library understands! We all loved…
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Role Playing Game Titles Old & New Role Playing Game Titles Old & New

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Tacoma Library has a role to play in all worlds. That's why we have plans for conquering so many! Check them out in these titles.
Tacoma Library has a role to play in all worlds. That's why we have plans for conquering so many! Check them out in these titles.
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A book of poetry, as part of the… A book of poetry, as part of the…

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Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, enjoy a book of poetry.
Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, enjoy a book of poetry.
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John Steinbeck Great American Author John Steinbeck Great American Author

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John Steinbeck was the American author who in 1962 won the ultimate in authorship the Nobel Laureate in Literature. His writing is so well…
John Steinbeck was the American author who in 1962 won the ultimate in authorship the Nobel Laureate in Literature. His writing is so well…
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A book with a female protagonist, as… A book with a female protagonist, as…

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Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, read a book with a female protagonist.
Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, read a book with a female protagonist.
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A dystopian novel, as part of the… A dystopian novel, as part of the…

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Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, read a dystopian novel.
Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, read a dystopian novel.
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A retelling or reimagining of a story,… A retelling or reimagining of a story,…

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Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, read a retelling or reimagining of a story.
Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, read a retelling or reimagining of a story.
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A book with royalty in it, as part of… A book with royalty in it, as part of…

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Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, enjoy a book with royalty in it.
Whether you are participating in the Tacoma Library Extreme Reader Challenge or not, enjoy a book with royalty in it.
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