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Miscellaneous Tue Dec 07 2010

Books for Youths: A Gift Guide

Looking for something for that literary-minded niece or nephew, but they're just starting to read/already finished Harry Potter/you're not up on the latest in YA titles? Never fear: the Magic Tree Bookstore in Oak Park has compiled a list of potential book presents for young readers of all levels and tastes.

Buy local at Magic Tree, or these other children's bookstores.

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