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Holiday Gifting: The best children's books for 2013

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This holiday shopping season, you can try to find the latest high tech game console or battle the crowds for that limited edition Furby doll. But if you want to get back to basics, there's nothing better than a good book.

Here to give us her picks for the best new children's books of the season is Mara Alpert, a children's librarian with the Los Angeles Public Library.  

Best Books

For Young Kids

For Older Kids


For Parents