The Best Books For Kids Age 9-14? You Tell Us This summer, with your help, we're assembling the Ultimate Kids' Bookshelf — a collection of 100 titles every 9- to 14-year-old should read. What was your favorite book when you were that age? Weigh in with your nominations.
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The Best Books For Kids Age 9-14? You Tell Us

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The Best Books For Kids Age 9-14? You Tell Us

The Best Books For Kids Age 9-14? You Tell Us

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

Now, a couple of notes about summer reading, first, NPR's Backseat Book Club. Our pick this month is a novel called "Glory Be" by Augusta Scattergood. It's set in 1969 in Hanging Moss, Mississippi. It's the story of Glory, a girl who loves to read "Nancy Drew" and can sense that her town is on the verge of changing forever. You can send your questions for the author. Email us at backseatbookclub@npr.org. Or send a tweet, we're @nprbackseat.

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We also need your help with a new project. NPR Books is building the Ultimate Kids Bookshelf, a list of 100 titles that every 9-to-14-year-old should read. So, what books did you love at that age? What books do your kids love now? Make your nominations at NPR.org

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