Robin Recommends

Robin is our children's book specialist.

Robin Gross has been working at Books on the Square for 16 years.  She started as an adult bookseller, moved up to buying for the YA section, and when Karen retired, gleefully took over the children's buying in 2009.  I am from Providence, graduated from Mary C. Wheeler and URI.  I love to hike, and ski, and was a competitive rower.

5 Favorite Children's Books:

Daniel Finds a Poem A Greyhound, A Groundhog A Tower of Giraffes The Fault in Our Stars Bomb
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Wonder Walkers Cover Image
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Be a Tree! Cover Image
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Sail Cover Image
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The Duck Who Didn't Like Water Cover Image
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Like Home Cover Image
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) Cover Image
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Mel Fell Cover Image
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Chick Chat Cover Image
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Lemonade Code Cover Image
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The Girls I've Been Cover Image
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The Day Saida Arrived Cover Image
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Meerkat Splash Cover Image
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Ellie's Voice: Or Trööömmmpffff Cover Image
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What Riley Wore Cover Image
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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
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Hello, Door Cover Image
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The Digger and the Flower Cover Image
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Jabari Jumps Cover Image
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The Giant Jumperee Cover Image
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A Greyhound, a Groundhog Cover Image
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History of Wolves Cover Image
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Faithful: A Novel Cover Image
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Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink (Lost #1) Cover Image
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Small Great Things: A Novel Cover Image
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The Secret Keepers Cover Image
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
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Everyone Brave is Forgiven Cover Image
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Wolf Hollow Cover Image
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Cover Image
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Daniel Finds a Poem Cover Image
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Bloom Cover Image
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The Promise of Amazing Cover Image
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The Fault in Our Stars Cover Image
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Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm Cover Image
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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Cover Image