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10 Books to Read for February 2020

The Sacramento Public Library, ABC10 and Fortune School have come together to bring you "10 Books to Read."
Credit: Sacramento Public Library
The House with Chicken Legs

The Sacramento Public Library, ABC10  and Fortune School have come together to bring you "10 Books to Read."  The following are the selections for February 2020. 

The Rabbit Listened - Cori Doerrfeld 
When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do, but only the rabbit quietly listens to how Taylor is feeling. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

You Hold Me Up - Monique Gray Smith 
An evocative picture book intended to foster reconciliation among children and encourage them to show each other love and support. In English and Plains Cree. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

Each Kindness - Jacqueline Woodson 
Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

Wishtree - Katherine Applegate 
A red oak tree and a crow help their human neighbors work out their differences. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings - Ellen Oh (ed.) 
Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

What is Given From the Heart - Patricia C. McKissack 
Despite their own poverty since Daddy died, Mama tells nine-year-old James Otis they need to help Sarah, whose family lost everything in a fire. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

Hey Black Child - Useni Eugene Perkins 
A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

The House with Chicken Legs - Sophie Anderson 
Marinka is being trained to be a Yaga, for ghosts passing through. But when Marinka stumbles across the chance to make a real friend, she breaks all the rules… with devastating consequences. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

Pilu of the Woods - Mai K. Nguyen 
Willow, who has been struggling with her emotions since her mother's death, runs away into the woods and meets Pilu, a lost tree spirit who cannot find her way back home. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.  

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager - Ben Phillippe 
Norris Kaplan, a Black French Canadian whose family just moved to Texas, catalogs everyone he meets. But soon those labels become actual people, who he begins to care about. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.