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Picture Books for Older Readers
When you think of picture books you probably think of Goodnight Moon or Madeline. But did you know that there are picture books written up to a 7th or 8th grade reading level? The following authors are just a few of those who specialize in picture books for mature readers. More.

Authors
-Allen Say
-David Wisniewski
-Eve Bunting
-Rafe Martin
-Chris Van Allsburg
An Enduring Classic
Cover, But Excuse Me That is My Book
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
Set against a backdrop of life in a medieval manor, a 14-year-old girl feels trapped because her father is determined to marry her off to a rich man. She manages to send several would-be husbands packing, but then comes a man from the north--the oldest, the ugliest, and the richest.


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Did You Know?
Big Ben
Set in London
According to a study of U.S. publishers there are more fiction books set in New York and London than any other cities in the world. Read the article...