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.

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I Am Human

I Am Human – A Book of Empathy

by Susan Verde

Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

A wonderful book that celebrates empathy and compassion and reminds us that we are all part of one big human family.

The Snow Lion

by Jim Helmore and Richard Jones

A magical story with lovely illustrations. Caro moves into a new home and makes a new imaginary friend. Caro shows us how to make new friends and keep the old ones.

The Snow Lion
Got to Get to BEARS!

Got to Get to BEAR'S!

by Brian Lies

A fun adventure with forest friends and their journey to celebrate Bear's birthday. Features exciting, action-packed illustrations!

Finding Esme

By Susan Crowley

Finding Esme is a touching story about a young girl who is trying to figure out the mysteries and gifts within her family and herself. After the death of her grandfather who helped raise her, she uncovers hidden dinosaur bones on her family land.

Finding Esme