Books Featured in Planet Word’s Library

  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
  • All of a Kind Family, Sydney Taylor
  • Ask the Passengers, A.S. King
  • Baseball in April and Other Stories, Gary Soto
  • Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Better Nate than Ever, Tim Federle
  • Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Birchbark House, Louise Erdrich
  • Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
  • Code Talker, Joseph Bruchac
  • Corduroy, Don Freeman
  • The Crossover, Kwame Alexander
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mark Haddon
  • Dancing in the Wings, Debbie Allen
  • El Deafo, Cece Bell
  • The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank
  • Down and Across, Arvin Ahmadi
  • Emma, Jane Austen
  • Esperanza Rising, Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, E.L. Konigsburg
  • Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth, Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes
  • Habibi, Naomi Shihab-Nye
  • Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie
  • Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Holes, Louis Sachar
  • The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson
  • Life of Pi, Yann Martel
  • The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan
  • Linnea in Monet’s Garden, Christina Bjork
  • Long Way Down, Jason Reynolds
  • The Lorax, Dr. Seuss
  • Maybe Something Beautiful, F. Isabel Campoy, Teresa Howell
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare
  • Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi
  • Planet Middle School, Nikki Grimes
  • A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry
  • Salt Fat Acid Heat, Samin Nosrat
  • Sequoyah: The Man Who Gave his People Writing, James Rumford
  • Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli
  • Summer of the Mariposas, Guadalupe Garcia McCall
  • The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats
  • The Thing About Luck, Cynthia Kadohata
  • To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  • Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey, G. B. Tran
  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963, Christopher Paul Curtis
  • The Way Things Work Now, David Macaulay
  • The Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. LeGuin
  • Wonder, R.J. Palacio
  • A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle

Diorama Credits

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
by Jules Verne — as imagined by Nix and Gerber

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle — as imagined by Abigail Goldman

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain — as imagined by David Opdyke

Anne of Green Gables
by L.M. Montgomery — as imagined by Elly MacKay

The Little Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupery — as imagined by Molly Bosley

The People Could Fly
by Virginia Hamilton — as imagined by Thomas Doyle

Tuck Everlasting
by Natalie Babbitt — as imagined by Matthew Albanese

The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster — as imagined by Hannah Rawe

One Crazy Summer
by Rita Williams Garcia — as imagined by Susan Leopold

Story Table Credits

Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court
by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld

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Better Nate Than Ever
by Tim Federle

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Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson

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Code Talker
by Joseph Bruchac

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon

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The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank

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Emma
by Jane Austen

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Hidden Figures
by Margot Lee Shetterly and Winifred Conkling

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The Lorax
by Dr. Seuss

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
by Marjane Satrapi

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Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
by Samin Nosrat

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Summer of the Mariposas
by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

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To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee

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A Wizard of Earthsea
by Ursula K. Le Guin

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