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Johnson County Librarians Recommend The Best Winter Reading For Kids

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Are you looking for a special book for the young people in your life? If so, our panel of Johnson County Librarians have their holiday gift recommendations ready for you — and just in time!

From the story of a boy who finally connects with his distant father through the unlikely language of music, to a tale of some ragtag kids, and a loyal greyhound, escaping 13th-century France, these titles are sure to get your children through what could otherwise be a long winter break. 

For preschool through 2nd grade

For 3rd through 6th grade

For middle- and high-schoolers

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.