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Feeling Inspire(d)? Decorah Public Library and Inspire(d) have teamed up to bring you great recommendations for further reading on this issue's theme, "Change is Good!" Visit DPL in person or online to check out these books!

Tiny Beautiful Things - Cheryl Strayed

The Girl and the Wolf

Katherina Vermette and Julie Flett Author Katherina Vermette changes a familiar folk tale, re-imagining it through an indigenous lens.

Red

Michael Hall Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. No one sees it until a friend recognizes Red for what he is and changes Red's perspective on what he can do.

Pokko and the Drum

Matthew Forsythe Can Pokko's musical talents change her parents' perspective on how a frog should behave? Read this rollicking picture book and find out.

Miss Maple's Seeds

Eliza Wheeler Celebrate the changing seasons with this whimsical story about Miss Maple--a caretaker for young seeds.

Saturday

Oge Mora What good can come from ruined plans? This thoughtful picture book explores coping strategies, re-imaging fun, and celebrating time together.

Recommended by Zach There are no shortcuts to becoming a better person. The only way to do it is to put in hard, honest work.

Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change - Pema Chodron

Recommended by Heidi Always articulate, witty and wise, Pema teaches about the wisdom and benefit of "stepping into the river" instead of clinging to the shore. She's a gifted conveyor of Buddhist precepts for living in everyday language.

The House in the Cerulean Sea - TJ Klune Recommended by Riley A delightful book about a caseworker for magical children who learns to be more open-minded, accept change, and finds a new family. No One Tells You This - Glynnis MacNicol Recommended by Rachael What if we changed the narrative about turning 40 to a beginning rather than an ending? A book about friendship, caregiving, adventure, and pondering what it means to embrace life and all its complications as a single woman. You Are the Placebo - Dr. Joe Dispenza

Recommended by Nick The simplest way to change your life for the better is to change the way you perceive life as a whole

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