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Ohio State Reading Lists

2023 - 2024 Choose to Read Ohio Title

Where We Used to Roam

This edition: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publication date: March 23, 2021
Ages: 8 - 12

“Sensitively told and heartfelt…will open up many difficult, but important conversations.” —Jasmine Warga, Newbery Honor–winning author of Other Wo...

2021 Choose to Read Ohio "Floyd's Pick" honor title

Go, Girls, Go!

Illustrated by Allison Black
This edition: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publication date: November 05, 2019
Ages: 0 - 8

Come along for a rollicking ride in this picture book celebration of vehicles that puts girls in the driver’s seat! Girls can race…and girls can fl...

2020 Ohioana Book Award Finalist

Leila in Saffron

Illustrated by Dinara Mirtalipova
This edition: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publication date: June 18, 2019
Ages: 4 - 8

“Glorious.” —Kirkus Reviews A colorful journey of self-discovery and identity, this sweet, vibrant picture book follows young Leila as she visits h...