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Motivational Books Star Strong Girls and Women

These amazing new books highlight inspirational, strong women and girls, giving females a positive push for a new school year. Girl power!

"A World of Her Own" by Michael Elsohn Ross; Chicago Review Press; 224 pages; $19.95.

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'Star Wars' Heats Up Again

With a new "Star Wars" movie in production, the franchise is capitalizing on the popularity momentum with a slew of books based on the soon-to-be animated spinoff "Star Wars Rebels."

"Star Wars Rebels The Visual Guide" by DK Publishing and Adam...

Summery Picture Books to Extend Vacation

Seems back-to-school advertisements are everywhere, and families plan earlier each year for September. Make summer last longer for your kids with these beach- and -fish-themed tales, plus one whopper of a bedtime tale.

"Clark the Shark Dares to...

Pet Stories for Animal Lovers

So many children love and cherish their four-legged friends. These new books pay homage to the comforting family members we call pets.

"The Poodle Tales" by Toni Tuso Faber; illustrated by Benton Rudd; Mindstir Media; $10.99-$16.99 each.

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Shel Silverstein's Iconic Books Are 50!

The late legendary author, poet and cartoonist Shel Silverstein stars again on bookshelves everywhere, as his amazing creations turn 40 and even 50. All these anniversary editions are published by HarperCollins.

"Where the Sidewalk Ends"; 176 ...