03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Christmas Gifts 2009: Under-The-Radar Gift Books

When it comes time to take stock of the year in books, it's inevitable that a few titles will escape notice in the rush to hand out accolades. Here are a few books that flew "under the radar" this year that I think will make perfect holiday gifts for everyone on your list -- babies, kids, teens, and adults.

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