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Pam Parish

Media specialist, Melissa Judy, has put together a recommended reading list for the month of May. This month we highlight May 6: National Tourist Appreciation Day and May 23: Lucky Penny Day. View her suggestions for all ages below.

Age: Birth-6

Lucky Pennies and Hot Chocolate by Carol Diggory Shields, Hiroe Nakata (illustrator)


Angelina's Lucky Penny by Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (illustrator)


Pig the Tourist by Aaron Blabey



Age: 5-11

Deena’s Lucky Penny by Barbara deRubertis, Joan Holub (illustrator)


The Lucky Penny: And Where It Led by Nadja Atkinson, Judith Gosse (illustrator)


Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions by Lenore Look, Leuyen Pham (Illustrator)


Age: 10-14

Ruby the River Otter Finds A Lucky Penny by Thersa Mallinger


The River of No Return: A Lucky Penny Rafting Adventure by Craig Vroom, Jenn Chic (illustrator)


How Do You Burp in Space?: And Other Tips Every Space Tourist Needs to
by Susan E. Goodman and Michael Slack


Age: 13-18

Lucky Penny by Ananth Hirsh, Yuko Ota (Illustrator)


Bear's Lucky Penny by L.A. Barren 


Tourists by Lucy Lethbridge 


Age: 18+

Lucky Penny by Catherine Anderson


Philosophy of the Tourist by Hiroki Azuma 


Murder in a Tourist Town by Lynn Cahoon

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