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BOOK IT! makes it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads with Shelf Help, a monthly list of new and noteworthy books.

Shelf Help May 2021

Mother's Day this year is on Sunday, May 9, 2021. We want to celebrate all the amazing Mothers in our lives with these three books. Mothers, like families, come to us in many different ways, but we are always thankful we have them. 

Shelf Help April 2021

April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, we have three books on poetry for children. Read these and you will be writing your own poetry in no time.

Shelf Help March 2021

March is Women's History Month and we are celebrating amazing women throughout time.

This week we have three books for your shelves. Read about the first lady of black journalism, the first female vice president and the second female of the Supreme Court.

Learn about their lives, their struggles and their amazing accomplishments. This list of women is sure to inspire any student to follow their dreams.

Shelf Help February 2021

February is Black History month and we are excited to share these three books with you. They explore the extraordinary history of Black Americans who made an impact on our society. Celebrate, learn and become inspired with these books!

Shelf Help January 2021

New year, new mindset. January is the perfect time to reflect on the past year and set mindful goals for the next. Use these three books to help your students set their sights on an amazing new year!

Shelf Help December 2020

Books have the most impact when they act as windows and mirrors for students. Windows to see into the lives of others, and mirrors to see yourself reflected in print.

This month Shelf Help is featuring three books celebrating all of our different abilities. Read these books and see yourself, or learn about a new way of life.

Shelf Help November 2020

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Even though the holiday may look very different this year, many of us thinking of family. We can also see reflected in children’s books that all families can be different from our own.

This month Shelf Help explores families of all types, separated by oceans, borders and emotions. These three books look at the importance of family if they are around the corner or around the globe. 

Shelf Help August

Booklist looking a little short? Don't worry we have a few book recommendations for you.

Weather you are looking for space, or coding your way out of a problem, we have the book list for you! 
 

Shelf Help July 2020

Have you torn through your home library? Read all the magazines around? Why not try your local library? Many are offering curbside pick-up and have tons of eBook options to get everyone reading. Try out these fun books all about sports and camping. We have options for all ages! 
 

Shelf Help June 2020

We are excited to celebrate Pride Month this June. Pride has a long history involving brave people and momentous events behind it.  These three books highlight the past, present and future of the LGBTQ+ community. 

Shelf Help December 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested. This month we are featuring three new books you must check out. 

Shelf Help November 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested. This month we are featuring three books about family and friends ahead of the holiday season. 

Shelf Help October 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested. This month we are featuring three spooky books to celebrate Halloween. 

Shelf Help September 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested. This month we are featuring three books on censorship in honor of Banned Books Week, September 22-28, 2019.

Shelf Help August 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested. This month we are featuring 3 fun summer reads.

Shelf Help July 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested. This month we are featuring 4 books about space.

Shelf Help June 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

Shelf Help May 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

Shelf Help April 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

Shelf Help March 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

Shelf Help February 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

Shelf Help January 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

Shelf Help December 2018

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

 

Shelf Help October 2018

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.

 

Shelf Help September 2018

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested.