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Missouri Literacy Association

An Affiliate of International Literacy Association

The mission of the Missouri Literacy Association is to empower educators, ensure equity, inspire students & encourage leaders with the equitable resources they need to make literacy accessible for all in our diverse community.

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                                      Does It Fart?:                                    

 A Kid's Guide to the Gas Animals Pass

Published 2019


All Thirteen:

The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team

By Christina Soontornvat

Published October 13, 2020

Cute as an Axolotl:

Discovering the World's Most Adorable Animals

By Jess Keating

Published 2008

 "Cute" is so much more than kittens and puppies. Jess Keating shows how cute animals can be more than just a pretty face in this latest installment of the World of Weird Animals.

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic

By Georgia Ball

Series: I Survived Graphic Novels

(First one coming out February 4, 2020!)

Check out this series of I Survived books

in graphic novel format.

Two Truths & a Lie:  It's Alive!

By Ammi-Joan Paquette & Laurie Ann Thompson

Published 2018

Series: Two Truths and a Lie

Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true—and asks readers to separate facts from fakes! It  also include a brief but savvy guide to responsible research methods. There are two other books in this series so farCheck them all out. 

History Smashers:  The Mayflower

By Kate Messner

Published July 7, 2020 

Other books in this series coming out in 2020 also.

Myths! Lies! Secrets! Smash the stories behind famous moments in history and expose the hidden truth. Perfect for fans of I Survived and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.

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