Best Books for Young Readers

B Is for Baby Cover Image
By Atinuke, Angela Brooksbank (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536217940
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Published: Candlewick - March 9th, 2021

“A circular tale of family love with visual rewards. . . . There’s no denying the joy in this book.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

B is for Baby. B is for Brother. B is for going to see Baba!


Baby Young, Gifted, and Black: With a Mirror! Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780711261419
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - January 26th, 2021

"There are so many things I am and can be... There's a whole world waiting for me." 

Introduce your baby to Black excellence with this lyrical board-book edition of Young, Gifted and Black.


Blankie (A Narwhal and Jelly Board Book) (A Narwhal and Jelly Book) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735266780
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Published: Tundra Books - February 2nd, 2021

An original board book featuring the bestselling Narwhal and Jelly! Everyone's favorite underwater duo think of all the amazing things they can do with Narwhal's beloved blankie in this silly story perfect for the youngest readers and fans.


Bubbles (A Narwhal and Jelly Board Book) (A Narwhal and Jelly Book) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735266766
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Published: Tundra Books - February 2nd, 2021

An original board book featuring the bestselling Narwhal and Jelly! Everyone's favorite underwater duo explore bubbles in the world wide waters in this silly story perfect for the youngest readers and fans.

"Hilarious and charming. The most lovable duo since Frog and Toad." --NYT-bestselling creator of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey


Dog's First Baby: A Board Book Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781683692799
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Published: Quirk Books - October 5th, 2021

I am a dog. 
Are you a dog?


Welcoming a new baby to the family isn’t always easy. When his humans bring home someone new, Dog is determined to sniff out the truth. Is this arrival another dog, or something else? As Dog investigates, he might just find a new friend in this loud, silly creature.
 


Goodnight Everyone Cover Image
By Chris Haughton, Chris Haughton (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536217957
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Published: Candlewick - July 6th, 2021

From the creator of Shh! We Have a Plan comes a mesmerizing bedtime tale of a forest settling into slumber and one little bear trying to stay awake.


Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me a Story Cover Image
By Aviaq Johnston, Tamara Campeau (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781772272970
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Published: Inhabit Media - April 6th, 2021

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime, all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather has for his grandchild.


Let's Find Momo Outdoors!: A Hide-and-Seek Adventure with Momo and Boo Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781683692621
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Published: Quirk Books - May 25th, 2021

Explore the great outdoors with Momo the adorable border collie and his new puppy companion Boo in this bright, friendly board book!
 


Love in the Wild Board Book Cover Image
By Katy Tanis, Katy Tanis (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780735368002
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Published: Mudpuppy - January 26th, 2021

The sweet rhyming text in Mudpuppy's Love in the Wild Board Book highlights the many different types of love that can be found in the animal kingdom! This colorful celebration of love is based on scientists' observations of same-sex couples, adoption, non-binary gender expression and more. Author-illustrator Katy Tanis is currently earning a MA in Biology from Miami University of Ohio.


Pink Is for Boys Cover Image
By Robb Pearlman, Eda Kaban (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780762475520
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Published: Running Press Kids - May 18th, 2021

An empowering and educational board book that proves colors are for everyone, regardless of gender.


Solar System With Ellen/El Sistema Solar Con Ellen Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781947971400
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Published: Lil' Libros - March 24th, 2020

Introduce the universe to your baby through this charming bilingual book, which will show them the sun, moon, and planets in English and Spanish.

Take a trip around our solar system with Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina in the world to travel into space. This book introduces little ones to the sun, moon, and planets with simple facts in English and Spanish.


Together Cover Image
By Mona Damluji, Innosanto Nagara (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781644210840
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Published: Triangle Square - October 5th, 2021

A breathtakingly simple poem of universal experience shows us the transformative power of collective action.

"Together offers a vision of the world we want for our children, one in which all living things flourish, our communities thrive, and justice prevails.” --Ibram X. Kendi, author of Antiracist Baby


We All Play Cover Image
By Julie Flett, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771646079
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Published: Greystone Kids - May 25th, 2021

A BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, Washington Post, New York Public Library, Kirkus Reviews, The Globe and Mail


Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419753961
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 2nd, 2021

An uplifting story about the power of art, finding your voice, and telling your story even when you’re out of step with your peers from the #1 bestselling creators of Sofia Valdez, Future Prez and Ada Twist, Scientist!

Aaron Slater loves listening to stories and dreams of one day writing them himself.


Alejandria Fights Back! / ¡La Lucha de Alejandria! Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781558617049
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Published: Feminist Press - August 10th, 2021

For nine-year-old Alejandria, home isn't just the apartment she shares with Mami and her abuela, Tita, but rather the whole neighborhood. Home is the bakery where Ms. Beatrice makes yummy picos; the sidewalk where Ms. Alicia sells flowers with her little dog, Duende; and the corner store with friendly Mr. Amir.


Barbara Throws a Wobbler Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781684642250
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Published: Kane Miller - September 1st, 2021

First she has a sock problem, and then there’s a strange pea . . . All of a sudden, her Wobbler is out of control! What can Barbara do on a day like today? A hilarious story of one big bad mood – and how to make it go away. It’s a funny, sensitive and helpful way to understand and deal with tantrums for both parents and children.


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Bathe the Cat Cover Image
By Alice B. McGinty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452142708
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 8th, 2022

Bathe the floor? Sweep the dishes? This riotous romp of a picture book follows a frantic family as they try to get some chores done—with no help from the family cat, who keeps scrambling the list of chores with hilarious effects. Get ready for a rollicking read-aloud with a truly purrfect ending.


Bear Is a Bear Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062880512
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 14th, 2021

A gorgeous, classic gift book about the enduring love between a little girl and her childhood friend, Bear, from popular author Jonathan Stutzman and Caldecott Medal–winning and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Dan Santat.

Bear is . . . a new friend, a fellow mischief-maker, a protector, and a dreamer.


Bright Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443284
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

Inspiring, reassuring, and beautifully illustrated, this new story from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Dreamers is the perfect gift for every child.

A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year
 


The Capybaras Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771647823
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Published: Greystone Kids - April 13th, 2021

Named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus and the New York Public Library

"Purely exquisite."--Kirkus (Starred)

For kids ages 4-8, a charming and hilarious tale about capybaras: the beloved animal sensation capturing children's hearts


Dinner on Domingos Cover Image
By Alexandra Katona, Claudia Navarro (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646862931
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Published: Barefoot Books - November 16th, 2021

Dream Street Cover Image
By Tricia Elam Walker, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581109
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - November 16th, 2021

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES


Everybody in the Red Brick Building Cover Image
By Anne Wynter, Oge Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062865762
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 19th, 2021

A fresh, urban take on bedtime stories in the spirit of The House That Jack Built and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, from debut author Anne Wynter and Caldecott Honoree Oge Mora.

Everybody in the red brick building was asleep. Until . . .

WaaaAAH!

Rraak! Wake up!

Pitter patter STOMP!

Pssheew!


Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller · A School Library Journal Best Book of 2021 · Included in NPR’s 2021 Books We Love List


Family Reunion Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781646862184
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Published: Barefoot Books - June 1st, 2021

Fred Gets Dressed Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316200646
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2021

From a New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott-honor winning artist comes an exuberant illustrated story about playing dress up, having fun, and feeling free.

The boy loves to be naked. He romps around his house naked and wild and free. Until he romps into his parents' closet and is inspired to get dressed.


Give It a Try, Yasmin! Cover Image
By Hatem Aly (Illustrator), Saadia Faruqi
$5.95
ISBN: 9781515883944
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Published: Picture Window Books - February 1st, 2021

In this fun collection of four new Yasmin stories, Yasmin tackles every challenge she faces with her head and her heart Whether she's helping to solve a recycling problem at school, trying to avoid a science fair fiasco, searching for a favorite lost book, or gathering her courage to join in the fun, Yasmin is always willing to give it a try.


It Fell from the Sky Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534457621
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

From the creators of the critically acclaimed The Night Gardener and Ocean Meets Sky comes a whimsical and elegantly illustrated picture book about community, art, the importance of giving back—and the wonder that fell from the sky.

It fell from the sky on a Thursday.

None of the insects know where it came from, or what it is. Some say it’s an egg.


Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419750915
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 23rd, 2021

Little Messy Marcy Su Cover Image
By Cherie Fu, Julie Kwon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780759556096
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 30th, 2021

A pitch-perfect rhyming text about messiness that any child and parent can relate to -- featuring a unique Chinese-American, intergenerational twist.

Marcy Su couldn't help make messes, track mud on the floors, and get stains on her dresses.

But Marcy's Mama has had enough!


The Longest Storm Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662650475
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Published: mineditionUS - August 31st, 2021

A New York Times 2021 Best Children's Book

A Publishers Weekly 2021 Best Book of the Year

“The Longest Storm” feels like a validation—a blessing, even.” — Wall Street Journal


Lucas at the Paralympics Cover Image
By Igor Plohl, Urska Stropnik Sonc (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823447657
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Published: Holiday House - June 8th, 2021

Introduce your child to the Paralympics--where physically disabled world-class athletes exemplify strength, determination, and courage.


Memory Jars Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250314871
Availability: Backordered
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 25th, 2021

A young girl finds a clever way to keep her favorite things--and people--close to her forever in Memory Jars, from Caldecott Honoree Vera Brosgol.


Moon Pops Cover Image
By Heena Baek, Jieun Kiaer (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771474290
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Published: Owlkids - August 15th, 2021

A witty, weird, and wonderful spin on a classic Korean folktale, the first picture book to be published in English by internationally acclaimed Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award winner Heena Baek
"Whimsically varied perspectives and the unusual depth of field offered by Baek's technique make for an entrancing display." -- Kirkus Reviews - STARRED REVIEW


Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) (Mother Bruce Series) Cover Image
By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368026239
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 7th, 2021

Ryan T. Higgins, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Mother Bruce series, delivers a contemporary tale of friendship.
Norman is a porcupine. Mildred is a tree. Norman and Mildred are best friends. Just the two of them. And only the two of them. But when a surprise pops up, life will never be the same again.


On the Trapline Cover Image
By David A. Robertson, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735266681
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Published: Tundra Books - May 4th, 2021

A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions. The Governor General Award--winning team behind When We Were Alone shares a story that honors our connections to our past and our grandfathers and fathers.


Our Table Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338572322
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Published: Orchard Books - November 2nd, 2021

Creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a tender, lyrical story of multigenerational love, tradition, and family coming together with gratitude and thanks.

An Amazon Best Children's Book of 2021

Celebrated, bestselling creator Peter H.


Pangolina Cover Image
By Jane Goodall, Daishu Ma (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781662650406
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Published: mineditionUS - June 8th, 2021

From legendary naturalist Jane Goodall, an absorbing fictional tale that will steal hearts and open minds about the plight of the pangolin, the only mammalian species with scales, and endangered by illegal trafficking.


The Rock from the Sky Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536215625
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

Look up! From the Caldecott Medal–winning creator of the hat trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.


There is a spot.
It is a good spot.
It is the perfect spot to stand.
There is no reason to ever leave.
But somewhere above there is also a rock.
A rock from the sky.


Shhh! The Baby's Asleep Cover Image
By JaNay Brown-Wood, Elissambura (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580895224
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Published: Charlesbridge - July 6th, 2021

Celebrate the silliness that comes with a big family in this playful read aloud about a big brother, a sleeping baby, and a very noisy family. 


The Smile Shop Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682632550
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2021

Acclaimed author-illustrator Satoshi Kitamura (Hat Tricks) celebrates human connection and community in this hopeful story about a boy, a benevolent shopkeeper, and a shared smile.


The Story Orchestra: The Magic Flute: Press the note to hear Mozart's music Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780711260139
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - November 16th, 2021

Discover the sorcery of The Magic Flute in this musical retelling of the opera—push the button on each beautiful scene to hear the vivid sound of an orchestra playing, and singers singing, from Mozart’s score.

This tale of a prince, a princess, and a magic flute begins in a mountain ridge between two magical lands.


Ten Beautiful Things Cover Image
By Molly Griffin, Maribel Lechuga (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580899369
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Published: Charlesbridge - January 12th, 2021

A heartfelt story of changing perspectives, set in the Midwest. Ten Beautiful Things gently explores loss, a new home, and finding beauty wherever you are.


Watercress Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Gathering watercress by the side of the road brings a girl closer to her family's Chinese Heritage.
 
New England Book Award Winner
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year
A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book


What Are Your Words?: A Book About Pronouns Cover Image
By Katherine Locke, Anne Passchier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316542067
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

Follow Ari through their neighborhood as they try to find their words in this sweet, accessible introduction to gender-inclusive pronouns that is perfect for readers of all ages.  Whenever Ari's Uncle Lior comes to visit, they ask Ari one question: "What are your words?" Some days Ari uses she/her. Other days Ari uses he/him.


When We Say Black Lives Matter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536222388
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

In a powerful, poetic missive, award-winning author-illustrator Maxine Beneba Clarke celebrates the meaning behind the words Black Lives Matter.

Little one, when we say Black Lives Matter,
we’re saying Black people are wonderful-strong.
That we deserve to be treated with basic respect,


Wishes Cover Image
By Muon Thi Van, Victo Ngai (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338305890
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - May 4th, 2021

An arresting, poetic journey and a moving reflection on immigration, family, and home, from an acclaimed creative team.

Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese family's search for a new home on the other side of the world, and the long-lasting and powerful impact that makes on one of the youngest members of the family.


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What Is Love? Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452176406
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Published: Chronicle Books - December 28th, 2021

A beautiful fable about the nature of love, from beloved, award-winning picture book creators Mac Barnett and Carson Ellis.


Doggo and Pupper Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250620972
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 23rd, 2021

An old dog has to welcome a new puppy to the household, in this chapter book by #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate.

Doggo is used to things being a certain way in his family. He likes routine. Cat says he’s become boring. That is, until Pupper shows up!


Einstein: The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time  (Mouse Adventures) Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780735844445
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Published: NorthSouth Books - September 7th, 2021

Time is relative! Award-winning, illustrator Torben Kuhlmann’s brilliant new book bends time and imagination

When an inventive mouse misses the biggest cheese festival the world has ever seen, he’s determined to turn back the clock. But what is time, and can it be influenced?


Guess What!? (An Unlimited Squirrels Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781368070935
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - October 5th, 2021

From Mo Willems, creator of the revolutionary, award-winning, best-selling Elephant & Piggie books, comes this breakout beginning-reader series, Unlimited Squirrels.
An ensemble cast of Squirrels, Acorns, and pop-in guests hosts a page-turning extravaganza. Each book features a funny, furry adventure AND bonus jokes, quirky quizzes, nutty facts, and so, so many Squirrels.


Nina Soni, Sister Fixer Cover Image
By Kashmira Sheth, Jenn Kocsmiersky (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781682632093
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2021

Nina Soni deals with her embarrassing little sister and an engineering project gone awry. From the Nina Soni middle grade series by celebrated author Kashmira Sheth

A Parents' Choice Recommended Book (Parents' Choice Foundation)

"Appealing...lively...refreshing." --Booklist


Raja's Pet Camel: The Magic of Hope Cover Image
By Anita Nahta Amin, Parwinder Singh (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781733035941
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Published: Cardinal Rule Press - October 1st, 2020

Raja had always wanted to have a pet like the happy kids in his school books did. But most yard animals in India worked. They weren't for play. Nevertheless, when Raja stumbled upon a scared, baby camel, he took her home and made her his own pet. But it wasn't long before there were smashed pots! Broken fences! And a big mess everywhere! Kamal was a wild camel with wild ways!


See the Dog: Three Stories About a Cat Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536216295
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Published: Candlewick - September 14th, 2021

What happens when a cat tries to be a dog? With this second wry primer, the creators of See the Cat return to demonstrate that standing in for a friend can be trickier than expected.


Seven Golden Rings: A Tale of Music and Math Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781885008978
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Published: Lee & Low Books - October 27th, 2020

Book Link's Lasting Connection 2020 Title

In this clever, convivial picture book, an Indian boy untangles a mathematical conundrum to win a place at the Rajah's court.


Stuntboy, in the Meantime Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534418165
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 30th, 2021

From Newbery Medal honoree and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a hilarious, hopeful, and action-packed middle grade novel about the greatest young superhero you’ve never heard of, filled with illustrations by Raúl the Third!

Portico Reeves’s superpower is making sure all the other superheroes—like his parents and two best friend


Too Small Tola Cover Image
By Atinuke, Onyinye Iwu (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536211276
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Published: Candlewick - March 2nd, 2021

Three delightful tales from a renowned Nigerian storyteller introduce a chapter-book heroine who is every bit as mighty as she is small.


Training Day (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358380382
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Published: Versify - May 4th, 2021

Readers will fall in love with Raúl the Third’s unique visual style as Kooky Dooky helps luchador El Toro train for his next wrestling match! Perfect for readers of Elephant and Piggie, comic book fans, and kids looking to practice both Spanish and English.

Little Lobo introduced readers to his wrestling hero El Toro in Vamos!


Waffles and Pancake: Planetary-YUM Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316500425
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

Inspired by his beloved CatStronauts series, Drew Brockington is going back in time to when everyone's favorite Catstronaut, Waffles, was a kitten!


Ways to Grow Love (A Ryan Hart Story #2) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547600588
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 27th, 2021

Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson continues her charming young middle grade series starring Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit and sunshine.


30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag Cover Image
By Amanda Davis, Sally Wern Comport (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781546013693
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Published: WorthyKids - May 4th, 2021

Discover the inspiring story of the American flag that flew over Ground Zero, traveled across all fifty states as it was repaired, and returned to New York as a restored symbol of unity.

In the days following September 11th, a 30-foot American flag hung torn and tattered at 90 West Street, across from Ground Zero.


The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Bodies Are Cool Cover Image
By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112625
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Published: Dial Books - June 1st, 2021

This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.
 


I Am Courage: A Book of Resilience (I Am Books) Cover Image
By Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419746468
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

Encourage kids to find their inner strength with this companion to the New York Times bestsellers I Am Human and I Am Love!

I move ahead one breath at a time.
I act with bravery.
I am courage.
 

When we picture someone brave, we might think they’re fearless; but real courage comes from feeling


Make Meatballs Sing: The Life and Art of Corita Kent Cover Image
By Kara Kramer (Illustrator), Matthew Burgess
$18.95
ISBN: 9781592703166
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - September 7th, 2021

Deeply influenced by her religious beliefs and fired up by the social justice causes of her day, artist, designer, and educator Corita Kent was a nun like no other


A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books of 2021

A 2021 NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended Book for Children's Nonfiction


The Most Beautiful Thing Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541561915
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 6th, 2020

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look.


The Nocturnals Grow & Read Animal Activity Book: Animal Facts, Coloring, Drawing Games, Mazes, Puzzles, and More! Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781944020613
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Published: Fabled Films Press - April 6th, 2021

NEW The Nocturnals activity book will keep children ages 5-8 entertained for hours with over 150 educational games and fun-filled activities


Sea Lions in the Parking Lot: Animals On The Move In A Time Of Pandemic Cover Image
By Lenora Todaro, Annika Siems (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662650499
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Published: mineditionUS - October 5th, 2021

What would happen if people all around the world stayed inside, away from animals' habitats? Twelve fascinating real-life stories of creatures around the globe who reclaimed their habitat during the COVID-19 quarantine show animal lovers and aspiring citizen scientists how to help wildlife by fighting habitat loss. 


The Snail with the Right Heart: A True Story Cover Image
By Maria Popova, Ping Zhu (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781592703494
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - February 2nd, 2021

Based on a real scientific event and inspired by a beloved real human in the author's life, this is a story about science and the poetry of existence...



Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316167581
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

This chapter book edition of the groundbreaking #1 bestseller by luminaries Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds is an essential introduction to the history of racism and antiracism in America

 
RACE. Uh-oh.


We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781623542993
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 7th, 2021

The Cherokee community is grateful for blessings and challenges that each season brings. This is modern Native American life as told by an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation.


We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


Apple: (Skin to the Core) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140138
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Published: Levine Querido - October 6th, 2020

National Book Award Longlist
TIME's 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2020
NPR's Best Book of 2020
Shelf Awareness's Best Books of 2020
Publishers Weekly's Big Indie Books of Fall
Amazon's Best Book of the Month
AICL Best YA Books of 2020
CSMCL Best Multicultural Children's Books of 2020

PRAISE


Art of Protest: Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution Cover Image
By De Nichols, Various (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536223255
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Published: Big Picture Press - November 11th, 2021

From Keith Haring to Extinction Rebellion, the civil rights movement to Black Lives Matter, what does a revolution look like? Discover the power of words and images in this thought-provoking look at protest art by highly acclaimed artivist De Nichols.


Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063056664
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 5th, 2021

A searing new work of nonfiction from award-winning author Brandy Colbert about the history and legacy of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the Tulsa Race Massacre.


This Book Is Feminist: An Intersectional Primer for Next-Gen Changemakers (Empower the Future #3) Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711256415
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - August 3rd, 2021

A vibrantly illustrated introduction to intersectional feminism for next-generation changemakers, this book is a must-read guide for young people seeking to understand the world around them. 

"Wilson’s optimistic view of feminism is based on the tenet of liberation for all, placing marginalized communities front and center...


Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask: Young Readers Edition Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140459
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Published: Levine Querido - April 6th, 2021

From the acclaimed Ojibwe author and professor Anton Treuer comes an essential book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike.


Explore! America's National Parks Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781684641932
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Published: Kane Miller - September 1st, 2021

America's 61 National Parks are a must-see for every nature lover and adventurer around the world, and Explore! America's National Parks shows the parks region by region, detailing not-to-be missed sights, as well as all the things to see and do. Would you like to kayak down a river? Or follow a trail of badger tracks? Or maybe take a ride on the back of a llama?


From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324002871
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Published: Norton Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2021

A Publishers Weekly Best Young Adult Book of 2021


Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United States Cover Image
By Warren Binford (Compiled by), Michael Garcia Bochenek (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523513482
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 13th, 2021

The moving stories of children in migration—in their own words.

"In Spanish and in English, a devastating first-person account of children’s experiences in detention at the southern U.S. border....


Our Stories Carried Us Here Cover Image
By Tea Rozman Clark (Editor), Julie Vang (Editor), Tom Kaczynski (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781949523171
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Published: Green Card Voices - August 31st, 2021

"Eleven storytellers chronicle their journeys from places all over the world--including Guatemala, Chad, Vietnam, and Kazakhstan--to the United States.



The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas Cover Image
By Maria Garcia Esperon, Amanda Mijangos (Illustrator), David Bowles (Translated by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781646140152
Availability: Backordered
Published: Levine Querido - February 23rd, 2021

A collection of stories from nations and cultures across our two continents—the Sea-Ringed World, as the Aztecs called it—from the Andes all the way up to Alaska.


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller! A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America

This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.


Stolen Science Cover Image
By Ella Schwartz, Gaby D'Alessandro (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781547602285
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - August 31st, 2021

A fresh approach to a timely topic, Stolen Science is a fascinating compendium of stories of uncredited scientists and inventors throughout the ages.


Adventure Kingdom Cover Image
By Steve Foxe, Pedro Rodríguez (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524869823
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - December 7th, 2021

Travel through the wishing well with Clark and Karoline—two kids who discover their beloved Adventure Kingdom is more than just your average theme park.


Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062975164
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 19th, 2021

New York Times bestseller!

Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black in this exhilarating debut middle grade fantasy, the first in a trilogy filled with #blackgirlmagic. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, the Percy Jackson series, and Nevermoor.


Amber and Clay Cover Image
By Laura Amy Schlitz, Julia Iredale (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781536201222
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Published: Candlewick - March 9th, 2021

The Newbery Medal–winning author of Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! gives readers a virtuoso performance in verse in this profoundly original epic pitched just right for fans of poetry, history, mythology, and fantasy.


Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316540469
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

From bestselling author Samira Ahmed comes a thrilling and magical adventure intertwining Islamic legend and history, perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the Land of Stories.
 
On the day of a rare super blue blood moon eclipse, twelve-year-old Amira and her little brother, Hamza, can’t stop their bickering while attending a special exhibit on medieval Islam


Barakah Beats Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338702064
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 19th, 2021

For fans of The First Rule of Punk and Save Me a Seat, Barakah Beats is a sweet, powerful, and joyous novel about a Muslim girl who finds her voice on her own terms...


Barb the Last Berzerker Cover Image
By Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson, Dan Abdo (Illustrator), Jason Patterson (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534485716
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power meets Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man in this sidesplitting graphic novel about a young Berzerker who has to rescue her fellow warriors from the evil villain Witch Head before he destroys the world!

Barb is a Berzerker, one of a group of warriors sworn to protect the land of Bailiwick from the scourge of monsters that plagues it.


Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728234656
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

Texas Bluebonnet Award 2022-2023 Master List
"Wrenching debut about family, loss, and finding the strength to carry on."
Booklist, starred review
"Vital and perilous and hopeful."
—Alan Gratz, New York Times bestselling author of Refugee


The Beatryce Prophecy Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536213614
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Published: Candlewick - September 28th, 2021

A 2021 People Magazine Best Books of Fall Winner!

From two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo and two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall comes a fantastical meditation on fate, love, and the power of words to spell the world.


We shall all, in the end, be led to where we belong. We shall all, in the end, find our way home.


Big Nate: Aloha! Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524868567
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - August 31st, 2021

Soon to be an animated series with Paramount+ and Nickelodeon!
The latest installment in the thrilling, bestselling Big Nate series by Lincoln Peirce.

Aloha can mean hello or goodbye—which makes it the perfect word for sixth grader Nate Wright. Why? Because Nate doesn't know whether he's coming or going. Will his romance with


Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419749155
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Published: Amulet Books - October 26th, 2021

In Big Shot, book 16 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and sports just don’t mix.

After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he’s officially retired.


Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood Cover Image
By Kwame Mbalia (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593379936
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 3rd, 2021

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • FIVE STARRED REVIEWS

Celebrate the joys of Black boyhood with stories from seventeen bestselling, critically acclaimed Black authorsincluding Jason Reynolds, Jerry Craft, and Kwame Mbalia!


Cardboardia 1: The Other Side of the Box Cover Image
By Lucy Campagnolo, Richard Fairgray (Illustrator)
$20.99
ISBN: 9781645950400
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Published: Pixel+Ink - September 7th, 2021

A group of friends must use their ingenuity to save a parallel world that can only be accessed through cardboard boxes in this series starter from Black Sand Beach author Richard Fairgray and Lucy Campagnolo. Perfect for readers ready to step up from Jelly.


Cat Ninja: Time Heist Cover Image
By Matthew Cody, Chad Thomas (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524867584
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - November 23rd, 2021

From Epic Originals comes an action-packed graphic novel series about a new breed of superhero. Return to Metro City's furry underbelly in this exciting follow-up to Kirkus-starred Cat Ninja volume 1!

When Leon brings a mystery egg home from school, Cat Ninja and Master Hamster face their biggest challenge yet: babysitting!


Daughter of the Deep Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781368077927
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 26th, 2021

New York Times #1 best-selling author Rick Riordan pays homage to Jules Verne in his exciting modern take on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.


Fast Pitch Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893017
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a challenging and heartwarming coming-of-age story about a softball player looking to prove herself on and off the field.


The Girl Who Stole an Elephant Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781682632857
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - March 1st, 2021

Author Nizrana Farook makes her middle grade debut in a daring tale of friendship, risk, and reward, all set against the lush backdrop of Sri Lanka.

"A rich and joyful adventure story for those who enjoy daring escapades in a fairy-tale setting." --School Library Journal


Haven's Secret (The Powers Book 1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419752612
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Published: Amulet Books - October 26th, 2021

Two sisters come to terms with their extraordinary powers in a new middle grade fantasy from Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist and her sister, the writer Jessica Benoist, with the New York Times bestselling author, Mariko Tamaki

Ellie McFadden has intuitive gifts. She can sense what other living things are feeling. She can even talk to animals!


How to Find What You're Not Looking For Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555032
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Published: Kokila - September 14th, 2021

New historical fiction from a Newbery Honor–winning author about how middle schooler Ariel Goldberg's life changes when her big sister elopes following the 1967 Loving v. Virginia decision, and she's forced to grapple with both her family's prejudice and the antisemitism she experiences, as she defines her own beliefs.


Kaleidoscope Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338777246
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 21st, 2021

An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck.

A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In Kaleidoscope, the incomparable Brian Selznick presents the story of two people bound to each other through time and space, memory and dreams.


Manu: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338264180
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Published: Graphix - November 2nd, 2021

A funny and heartwarming middle-grade graphic novel adventure about friendship, defying expectations, and finding your place.

Manu and her best friend, Josefina, live at a magical school for girls, and Manu is always getting into trouble. The headmistress believes that Manu has the potential to help people with her magic, but Manu would rather have fun than fall in line.


Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062970428
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 4th, 2021

“Utterly endearing!” —Annie Barrows, New York Times-bestselling author of the Ivy + Bean books

"Hilarious and heart-melting.” —Sara Pennypacker, New York Times-bestselling author of Pax


Mayor Good Boy: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593124871
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Published: Random House Graphic - August 31st, 2021

There's a new dog in town! Finally Greenwood gets the mayor they've been waiting for--Mayor Good Boy! In this graphic novel, a very good dog is going to save his town, one hilarious try at a time.

The votes are in and the new mayor is...A DOG?!
 


Merci Suárez Can't Dance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763690502
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Published: Candlewick - April 6th, 2021

A Kirkus Reviews Most Anticipated Book of 2021
In Meg Medina’s follow-up to her Newbery Medal–winning novel, Merci takes on seventh grade, with all its travails of friendship, family, love—and finding your rhythm.


Merci Suárez Changes Gears Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536212587
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Published: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the Newbery Medal
A New York Times Bestseller

“The realistic portrayal of a complex young Latina’s life is one many readers will relate to. . . . Medina cruises into readers’ hearts.” — School Library Journal (starred review)


Neverforgotten Cover Image
By Alejandra Algorta, Aida Salazar (Translated by), Iván Rickenmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140947
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Published: Levine Querido - October 26th, 2021

Fabio flies through the streets of Bogotá on his bicycle, the children of his neighborhood trailing behind him. It is there that life feels right—where the world of adults, and their lies, fades away. But then one day, he simply forgets. Forgets how to ride his bicycle. And Fabio will never be the same again.


The Okay Witch and the Hungry Shadow Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534431485
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Published: Aladdin - July 6th, 2021

“A satisfying, brilliant sequel, solidifying Steinkellner’s reputation as a graphic novelist to watch.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

In this hilarious and heartwarming sequel to the bestselling and critically acclaimed graphic novel, The Okay Witch, half-witch Moth Hush uses magic to boost her confidence with disastrous results


Ophie’s Ghosts Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062915894
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 18th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Dread Nation makes her middle grade debut with a sweeping tale of the ghosts of our past that won’t stay buried, starring an unforgettable girl named Ophie.


Out of My Heart Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665902168
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 9th, 2021

Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver. And now with her Medi-talker, she feels nothing’s out of her reach, not even summer camp.


Pahua and the Soul Stealer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368068246
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 7th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Lori M. Lee's middle grade debut about a lonely Hmong girl who discovers she's a powerful shaman warrior in this fantasy inspired by Southeast Asian mythology.


Paradise on Fire Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493833
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

From award-winning and bestselling author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age survival tale exploring issues of race, class, and climate change
 
Addy is haunted by the tragic fire that killed her parents, leaving her to be raised by her grandmother. Years later, Addy’s grandmother has enrolled her in a summer wilderness program.


Playing the Cards You're Dealt Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338348538
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 5th, 2021

“With a deft hand, Johnson shows us there's no such thing as "too young" when it comes to questioning big ideas like manhood, or even family.” –Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author of Look Both Ways and Stamped

Literary powerhouse and Coretta Scott King Honor- and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor-winning author of The Parker Inheritance


Pony Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553508116
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Perfection.” –The Wall Street Journal

The bestselling author of Wonder returns with an enthralling adventure about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.  


Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419756979
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Published: Amulet Books - March 16th, 2021

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller! 

Scare yourself silly with Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories by Jeff Kinney, the #1 international bestselling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid!


Grab a flashlight, crawl under the covers, and dive into the twisted, unexpectedly hilarious world of Rowley Jefferson’s imagination.


Sisters of the Neversea Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062869975
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Published: Heartdrum - June 1st, 2021

Five starred reviews! In this beautifully reimagined story by NSK Neustadt Laureate and New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee Creek), Native American Lily and English Wendy embark on a high-flying journey of magic, adventure, and courage to a fairy-tale island known as Neverland…


Spy School at Sea Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534479432
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

In the ninth and latest addition to the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, Ben Ripley faces his nemesis, Murray Hill, on the high seas.

Thanks to the evidence Ben uncovered in his investigation of the Croatoan, the CIA has tracked his nemesis, Murray Hill, to Central America, where they believe he is boarding the world’s biggest cruise ship, The Emperor of


Squirrel Do Bad (Trubble Town #1) Cover Image
By Stephan Pastis, Stephan Pastis (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534496101
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Published: Aladdin - August 31st, 2021

From the author of the Pearls Before Swine comic strip and New York Times bestselling Timmy Failure series comes a laugh-out-loud, heartwarming, full-color graphic novel series about a quirky town—just right for young readers starting to read longer books!

Wendy the Wanderer has lived in Trubble Town her whole life but never had the chance to go exploring.


This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us Cover Image
By Katherine Locke (Editor), Nicole Melleby (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593303948
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

The first LGBTQA+ anthology for middle-graders featuring stories for every letter of the acronym, including realistic, fantasy, and sci-fi stories by authors like Justina Ireland, Marieke Nijkamp, Alex Gino, and more!


Unicorn Playlist: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524868574
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 19th, 2021

From newspapers to Nickelodeon, Phoebe and Her Unicorn is the most stunning unicorn feature around! This latest collection of Phoebe comics will delight middle grade readers and unicorn lovers of all ages.

Best friends Phoebe Howell and Marigold Heavenly Nostrils march to their own beat, but life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns.


A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology Cover Image
By Dhonielle Clayton (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984896209
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - December 8th, 2020

From the organization We Need Diverse Books and Dhonielle Clayton, the co-author of Blackout, comes a fantasy collection of short stories from a list of diverse, award-winning, and bestselling authors. This critically acclaimed young adult anthology welcomes every voice to lead, empower, and take command of their universe.


Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534496194
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Messily human and sincerely insightful.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an achingly romantic, tender tale sure to captivate fans of Adam Silvera and Mar


Blackout: A Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063088092
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 22nd, 2021

Six critically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teens in love to this charming, hilarious, and heartwarming novel that shines a bright light through the dark.

A summer heatwave blankets New York City in darkness. But as the city is thrown into confusion, a different kind of electricity sparks…


Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524865450
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - August 17th, 2021

This enchanting novel in verse captures one young woman’s struggle for independence, equality, and identity as the daughter of Greek and French immigrants in tumultuous 1930s Detroit.

Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit is a beautifully written novel in verse loosely based on author Colby Cedar Smith’s paternal grandmother.


Don't Hate the Player Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547605026
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 15th, 2021

"Refreshingly voice-y, wildly smart, and genuinely hilarious." - Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue

From an exciting new voice comes a funny and heartfelt YA romance set in the world of competitive gaming, perfect for fans of Opposite of Always and Slay.


Fat Chance, Charlie Vega Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447176
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Published: Holiday House - February 2nd, 2021

Coming of age as a Fat brown girl in a white Connecticut suburb is hard.

Harder when your whole life is on fire, though.


Charlie Vega is a lot of things. Smart. Funny. Artistic. Ambitious. Fat.


Gearbreakers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250269508
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 29th, 2021

Two girls on opposite sides of a war discover they're fighting for a common purpose—and falling for each other—in Zoe Hana Mikuta's high-octane debut Gearbreakers, perfect for fans of Pacific Rim, Pierce Brown's Red Rising Saga, and Marie Lu's Legend series.

We went past praying to deities and started to build them instead...


The Girl from the Sea: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338540574
Availability: Backordered
Published: Graphix - June 1st, 2021

From the author of The Witch Boy trilogy comes a graphic novel about family, romance, and first love.

Fifteen-year-old Morgan has a secret: She can't wait to escape the perfect little island where she lives.


The Hawthorne Legacy (The Inheritance Games #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780759557635
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USA Today bestseller!

Intrigue, riches, and romance abound in this thrilling sequel to the beloved bestselling The Inheritance Games


The Inheritance Games ended with a bombshell, and now heiress Avery Grambs has to pick up the pieces and find the man who might hold the answer


Hunting by Stars (A Marrow Thieves Novel) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419753473
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 19th, 2021

From the acclaimed author of The Marrow Thieves comes a thrilling new story about hope and survival that New York Times bestselling author Angeline Boulley called “a revelatory must-read”

Years ago, when plagues and natural disasters killed millions of people, much of the world stopped dreaming.


Instructions for Dancing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524718961
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 1st, 2021

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"A charming, wholehearted love story that's sure to make readers swoon."—Entertainment Weekly

"Nicola Yoon writes from the heart in this beautiful love story."—Good Morning America


The Keeper of Night Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335405661
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Published: Inkyard Press - October 12th, 2021

"Sharp and seductive...a fantasy with teeth." --Julie C. Dao, author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

A girl of two worlds, accepted by none... A half Reaper, half Shinigami soul collector seeks her destiny in this haunting and compulsively readable dark fantasy duology set in 1890s Japan.

Death is her destiny.


Me (Moth) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250780362
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 17th, 2021

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE

A debut YA novel-in-verse by Amber McBride, Me (Moth) is about a teen girl who is grieving the deaths of her family, and a teen boy who crosses her path.


Moth has lost her family in an accident. Though she lives with her aunt, she feels alone and uprooted.


Middletown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646140428
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Published: Levine Querido - April 6th, 2021

Thirteen-year-old Eli likes baggy clothes, baseball caps, and one girl in particular. Her seventeen-year-old sister Anna is more traditionally feminine; she loves boys and staying out late. They are sisters, and they are also the only family each can count on. Their dad has long been out of the picture, and their mom lives at the mercy of her next drink.


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The Mirror Shattered Midnight Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368046428
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - January 18th, 2022

The Mirror: Shattered Midnight is the second novel in the innovative four-book fairy-tale quartet written by Julie C. Dao, Dhonielle Clayton, J.C. Cervantes, and L. L. McKinney, following one family over several generations, and the curse that plagues it.


The Passing Playbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984815408
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Published: Dial Books - June 1st, 2021

Love, Simon meets Bend It Like Beckham in this feel-good contemporary romance about a trans athlete who must decide between fighting for his right to play and staying stealth.


The Project: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250105738
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Published: Wednesday Books - February 2nd, 2021

The #1 Spring 2021 Kids’ Indie Next Pick

A Kirkus Best Book of 2021

An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of the Month for February Selection


A Rolling Stone Top Pop Culture for March Pick


A Book Riot Most Anticipated Books of 2021 Selection


Redemptor (Raybearer Book 2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419739842
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Published: Amulet Books - August 17th, 2021

"Immersive and gorgeously written." —Buzzfeed

The highly anticipated sequel to Raybearer, the instant New York Times bestselling fantasy sensation that set the world on fire


For the first time, an Empress Redemptor sits on Aritsar's throne.


Roxy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534451254
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 9th, 2021

From the team that brought you the New York Times bestselling Dry comes a riveting new thriller that proves when gods play games, even love is a lie.

The freeway is coming.

It will cut the neighborhood in two. Construction has already started, pushing toward this corridor of condemned houses and cracked concrete with the momentum of the inevitable.


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ISBN: 9780593120941
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The must-read Black mermaid fantasy series that #1 NYT bestselling author Nicola Yoon calls “epic and original,” in which one mermaid takes on the gods themselves. Perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Beasts of Prey.

“Riveting.” —NPR


Take Me With You When You Go Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525580997
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling authors of All the Bright Places and Every Day comes a story of hope, siblinghood, and finding your home in the people who matter the most.

Subject: You. Missing.


This Poison Heart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547603909
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 29th, 2021

Darkness blooms in bestselling author Kalynn Bayron’s new contemporary fantasy about a girl with a unique and deadly power.

Briseis has a gift: with a single touch she can grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms.


When We Make It Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593324486
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Published: Dial Books - September 21st, 2021

"The energy. The clarity. The beauty. Elisabet Velasquez brings it all. . . . Her voice is FIRE!"—New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson
 
An unforgettable, torrential, and hopeful debut young adult novel-in-verse that redefines what it means to "make it,” for readers of Nicholasa Mohr and Elizabeth Acevedo.


Yolk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534446007
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

“Sneaks up on you with its insight and poignancy.” —Entertainment WeeklyFrom

New York Times bestselling author Mary H.K. Choi comes a funny and emotional story about two estranged sisters and how far they’ll go to save one of their lives—even if it means swapping identities.

Jayne and June Baek are nothing alike.