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What if there were an army of indie booksellers enthusiastically reading and reviewing practically every new book coming out in the next year, and what if the books they were the most excited about, the books they couldn't wait to push into their customers' hands with a breathless "You've GOT to read this!" (virtually or otherwise), the ones with all the nine- and ten-star ratings were carefully curated and collected in a handy list? Well, all we can say is...KEEP READING!

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Square by Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)OMG! Can this pair get any cuter?!  When Square is put to the test of creating a circle, not only is he not able to do it, but without realizing it, he actually creates a reflection pool.  Circle's reaction will surprise and delight everyone who reads this wonderful story.

Square by Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) ($15.99*, Candlewick Press), recommended by Octavia Books, New Orleans, LA.