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G is for Golazo: The Ultimate Soccer Alphabet (ABC to MVP #2) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781629376714
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Published: Triumph Books - May 14th, 2019

S is for soccer. F is for football, and fútbol, and fußball… No matter what you call it, everyone loves the beautiful game! The creators of B is for Baller return with a vibrant, stylish parade of soccer legends.


I Know Numbers!: (Counting Books for Kids, Children's Number Books) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452159188
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Chronicle Books - September 5th, 2017

How do we love numbers? Let us count the ways: They're on street signs and bus stops, featured on phones, thermometers, chalkboards, and scales. They show the time and the date, and help us to measure distance, sizing, and so much more.


Roar Like a Dandelion Cover Image
By Ruth Krauss, Sergio Ruzzier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062680075
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - October 1st, 2019

*** #1 Amazon Bestseller ***

** Four starred reviews **

* A Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of 2019 *


Carter Reads the Newspaper Cover Image
By Deborah Hopkinson, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781561459346
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - February 1st, 2019

Essential Black History Reading

The first-ever picture book biography of Carter G. Woodson, the Father of Black History Month


Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 Cover Image
By Helaine Becker, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250137524
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 19th, 2018

The bold story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures.

You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home?


Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481487405
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2019

Winner of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book

In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael López tell the story of Teresa Carreño, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln.

As a little girl, Teresa Carreño loved to let her hands dance across the beautiful keys


Hedy Lamarr's Double Life, Volume 4: Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor Cover Image
By Laurie Wallmark, Katy Wu (Illustrator)
Not currently available
ISBN: 9781454926917
Availability: Backordered
Published: Sterling Children's Books - February 5th, 2019

"Revelatory to young audiences in more ways than one." --Kirkus

"Many STEM-for-girls biographies fan excitement over women's achievements, but this title actually brings the central scientific concept within middle-grade reach." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Selected for the New York Public Library Best of 2019 List


Look Up with Me: Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Life Among the Stars Cover Image
By Jennifer Berne, Lorraine Nam (Illustrator), Neil deGrasse Tyson (Introduction by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062844941
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 5th, 2019

A 2020 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12! With an introduction from Neil DeGrasse Tyson about the importance of kid-like curiosity, this lyrical picture book biography on the beloved astrophysicist and host of Cosmos is the perfect gift for young astronomers and fans of all ages. This nonfiction picture book is an excel


The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read Cover Image
By Rita Lorraine Hubbard, Oge Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524768287
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 7th, 2020

Imagine learning to read at the age of 116! Discover the true story of Mary Walker, the nation's oldest student who did just that, in this picture book from a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator and a rising star author.


Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Cover Image
By Barb Rosenstock, Katherine Roy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316393829
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

The suspenseful, little-known true story of two determined pioneers who made the first dive into the deep ocean.

On June 6, 1930, engineer Otis Barton and explorer Will Beebe dove into the ocean inside a hollow metal ball of their own invention called the Bathysphere.


Papa Put a Man on the Moon Cover Image
By Kristy Dempsey, Sarah Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735230743
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Published: Dial Books - May 7th, 2019

In time for the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, this father-daughter story celebrates a small community's big contribution to one of America's greatest accomplishments.


Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534451865
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Published: Aladdin - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!

A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait Gallery forever alters Parker Curry’s young life when she views First Lady Michelle Obama’s portrait.

When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sherald’s transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she didn’t just s


Queen of Physics, Volume 6: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom Cover Image
By Teresa Robeson, Rebecca Huang (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454932208
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - October 8th, 2019

Meet Wu Chien Shiung, famous physicist who overcame prejudice to prove that she could be anything she wanted.

"Wu Chien Shiung's story is remarkable--and so is the way this book does it justice." --Booklist (Starred review)


Ready to Fly: How Sylvia Townsend Became the Bookmobile Ballerina Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062888785
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Published: HarperCollins - January 28th, 2020

Lyrical, inspiring, and affecting text paired with bright, appealing illustrations make Ready to Fly perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere who are ready to leap and to spread their wings!


Sumo Joe Cover Image
By Mia Wenjen, Nat Iwata (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620148020
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 11th, 2019

In this sweet and funny story, Sumo Joe and his friends enjoy pretending to be sumo wrestlers. But when his little sister wants to join their boy-only game, what should Sumo Joe do?

On Saturday mornings, Sumo Joe is a gentle big brother to his little sister.


Lin-Manuel Miranda (You Should Meet) Cover Image
By Laurie Calkhoven, Alyssa Petersen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534422421
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Published: Simon Spotlight - August 28th, 2018

Get to know Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning creator of Hamilton: An American Musical, in this fascinating nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series of biographies about people “you should meet!”

Meet Lin-Manuel Miranda!


A Day at the Museum Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781644942567
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Published: Calico Kid - March 15th, 2019

Attack of the 50-Foot Fly Guy! (Fly Guy #19) Cover Image
By Tedd Arnold, Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338566260
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Published: Cartwheel Books - September 3rd, 2019

Buzz comes home from school to find that Fly Guy is 50 feet tall! WOW-ZAA!

After grabbing a snack from a radioactive trash can, Fly Guy grows to 50 feet tall! Can Buzz and the scientist figure out how to shrink him before the police and military attack?


Beneath the Bed and Other Scary Stories: An Acorn Book (Mister Shivers) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Letizia Rubegni (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338318531
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 3rd, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier's easy-to-read scary stories are perfect for beginning readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet (Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor #1) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534430433
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Published: Aladdin - June 18th, 2019

Ivy and Bean meets Aliens in my Pocket in this start to a brand-new chapter book series about Frankie Sparks, a third grader who uses her love for science and math to help her solve problems she comes across in her daily life.

The best thing EVER is happening in Frankie Sparks’s third grade class: They are getting a class pet!


Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy! A Branches Book (Press Start! #1) Cover Image
By Thomas Flintham, Thomas Flintham (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338034714
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Published: Branches - December 27th, 2016

Super Rabbit Boy is the strongest, bravest, fastest animal in all the land. . .and he's also the star in a video game!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


Sleepover Scientist #3 (Jada Jones #3) Cover Image
By Kelly Starling Lyons, Nneka Myers (Illustrator), Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781524790554
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 8th, 2019

Jada Jones is back for the third book of this popular, celebrated series perfect for STEM fans!


Katie Saves the Earth (Katie Woo) Cover Image
By Fran Manushkin, Tammie Lyon (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781404880467
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Published: Picture Window Books - January 1st, 2013

It is almost Earth Day, and Katie and her friends all want to keep the Earth green. To do her part, Katie organizes a yard sale.


Lulu Is Getting a Sister: (Who WANTS Her? Who NEEDS Her?) (The Lulu Series) Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481471916
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 10th, 2019

Lulu is getting the sister she never asked for in this oh-so-funny illustrated chapter book filled with hilarious hijinks and fiesty twists from Judith Viorst.

Lulu has received the worst. News. EVER. She’s getting…a baby sister. No one ever asked HER opinion on this debacle.


The Case of the Stinky Socks (Book 1) (Milo & Jazz Mysteries) Cover Image
By Lewis B. Montgomery, Amy Wummer (Illustrator)
Not currently available
ISBN: 9781575652856
Availability: Backordered
Published: Kane Press - January 1st, 2009

The high school's star pitcher is missing his lucky socks, and his pitching is going to pieces Can detective duo Milo and Jazz find the thief--before the big game?


Penny and Her Sled Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062934536
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 29th, 2019

Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s award-winning and bestselling mouse, Penny, stars in an irresistible story about anticipation, disappointment, and a brand-new sled. Told in five short chapters, Penny and Her Sled is perfect for reading alone, reading aloud, and sharing together.


Shopping Trip Trouble (Sofia Martinez) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Jules, Kim Smith (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781515807315
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Published: Picture Window Books - January 1st, 2018

It's time to go school shopping, and Sofia is extra excited about her new supplies. But that excitement turns to panic when her cousin Manuel goes missing. With Sofia's entire family on the case, Manuel won't be missing for long. This early chapter book includes writing prompts, discussion questions, an English/Spanish glossary, and a table of contents.


Super Turbo vs. the Pencil Pointer Cover Image
By Lee Kirby, George O'Connor (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481494380
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Published: Little Simon - July 4th, 2017

He’s not just the class pet hamster, he’s SUPER TURBO! Super Turbo battles the evil Pencil Pointer in this third book of the Super Turbo chapter book series.

You know Turbo as the hamster sidekick from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually goes on when the last school bell rings and Turbo is left to his own devices?


Time Dogs: Balto and the Race Against Time Cover Image
By Helen Moss, Misa Saburi (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250250223
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Published: Square Fish - March 10th, 2020

An exciting new illustrated chapter book series for dog-loving readers--writer Helen Moss and artist Misa Saburi present Time Dogs: Balto and the Race Against Time!

When a pack of senior dogs find themselves transported back in time—and turned into puppies!—they must make their way back home, helping real-life historical dogs along the way.


Stealing the Sword: A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #1) Cover Image
By Wendy Mass, Oriol Vidal (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338217360
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 28th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author Wendy Mass's action-packed early chapter book series is perfect for newly independent readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


The Missing Baseball (Zach and Zoe Mysteries, The #1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780425289372
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1st, 2018

Perfect for fans of Cam Jansen, #1 New York Times bestseller Mike Lupica begins an exciting new chapter-book series, featuring his trademark sports action and heart, and a lovable twin brother-sister duo who solve sports-related mysteries.


Cece Loves Science: Push and Pull (I Can Read Level 3) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062946089
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 25th, 2020

Cece loves science! In this STEM-themed Level 3 I Can Read! title, Cece and her friend Isaac learn about the opposite forces of push and pull, and use their new knowledge to create a treat dispenser for Cece’s dog, Einstein.


Harold & Hog Pretend For Real! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781368027168
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 7th, 2019

Harold and Hog pretend with the roles they were born to play . . . but which roles are they?

Hog is careful. Harold is not.
Harold cannot help smiling. Hog can.
Hog worries so that Harold does not have to.


Hi, Jack! (A Jack Book #1) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593113790
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Mac Barnett and Geisel Award-winning illustrator Greg Pizzoli, an uproarious early reader series about a mischievous rabbit, a cranky old lady, and a lovable dog.
 


Kick It, Mo! (Mo Jackson #4) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780425289839
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Published: Penguin Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

This fourth title in the perenially popular, Geisel Award-winning Level 2 readers series features a sport that's a kid favorite: soccer!


My Toothbrush Is Missing (The Giggle Gang) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544966352
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 16th, 2018

Dog's toothbrush is missing. Has anybody seen it? Maybe . . . But what does a toothbrush look like? Donkey wonders. Featuring Jan Thomas’s wonderfully wacky humor, rowdy repetitions, and hilarious characters, this book is sure to have young readers laughing out loud!


Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot! Cover Image
By Cece Bell, Cece Bell (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780763679361
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Published: Candlewick - September 3rd, 2019

A Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

From Newbery Honor winner Cece Bell comes an offbeat, pitch-perfect storybook for beginning readers that will have them in fits of giggles.


“Maybe your foot smells good.
Maybe your foot smells great.
But I will not smell your foot until you say PLEASE.”


Snail and Worm: Three Stories About Two Friends Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781328596451
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Readers of Stick and Stone and Elephant and Piggie will love Snail and Worm, an unlikely pair sure to delight with three different laugh-out-loud adventures. By Geisel Honor winner Tina Kügler.

Snail and Worm are an unlikely pair sure to delight by combining deceptively simple art with clever wordplay. 

Told in three com


Stop! Bot! Cover Image
By James Yang, James Yang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425288818
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for most distinguished American book for beginning readers.


World of Reading Super Hero Adventures: Tricky Trouble!: Level Pre-1 Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9781484786444
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Published: Marvel Press - January 3rd, 2017

Young fans can get to know their favorite Super Hero characters in a Pre-K reader!



Bad Kitty Joins the Team Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250208071
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 7th, 2020

See Kitty as you've never seen her before: EXERCISING (reluctantly) in Bad Kitty Joins the Team, the latest installment of Nick Bruel's phenomenally successful New York Times bestselling series.


Batman: An Origin Story (DC Super Heroes Origins) Cover Image
By John Sazaklis, Luciano Vecchio (Illustrator)
$4.95
ISBN: 9781434297310
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Stone Arch Books - January 1st, 2015

He's known by many names. The World's Greatest Detective. The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. But how did young Bruce Wayne grow up to become Batman? Follow young Bruce's incredible transformation in this action-packed chapter book for early readers, filled with colorful comic art by DC Comics illustrators.


The Most Annoying Robots in the Universe Cover Image
By Russ Bolts, Jay Cooper (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534436886
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Published: Little Simon - March 19th, 2019

Meet Joe Bot and Rob Ot, the two most big-hearted, but goofily annoying robots in the entire universe in this first chapter book in a hilarious new series!

Many years ago, scientists on Earth sent video satellites out to the end of the universe to see what was hiding in deep space.


Buzz Beaker and the Cool Caps Cover Image
By Cari Meister, Bill McGuire (Illustrator)
$6.25
ISBN: 9781434230553
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Stone Arch Books - January 1st, 2011

It's a hot, hot day, and the air conditioner is broken at Buzz's house. Dr. Beaker, who is trying to fix the air conditioner, is so hot that he can't think straight. But Buzz comes to the rescue. His latest invention, cool caps, will have cool off everyone in town in no time.


Captain Raptor and the Perilous Planet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580898096
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 18th, 2018

Fan favorite Captain Raptor returns for another thrilling space adventure in this action-packed young nod to graphic novels.


Mad Scientist Academy: The Dinosaur Disaster Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553523782
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Published: Dragonfly Books - July 11th, 2017

Fans of Ada Twist, Scientist, will want to enroll in Dr. Cosmic's class of clever monsters at the Mad Scientist Academy as they solve the greatest challenges in science in this perfect blend of adventure and exploration.
 


Fast as the Flash! (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Christy Webster, Erik Doescher (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781524768645
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2018

Speedy DC Super Friend The Flash(TM) races to the rescue in his first Step into Reading book--plus shiny stickers!


The Great Art Caper (Pets on the Loose!) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781627791199
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - June 13th, 2017

Pets on the Loose! returns with The Great Art Caper by bestselling children's book author and illustrator Victoria Jamieson


My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder Cover Image
By Nie Jun
$9.99
ISBN: 9781541526426
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Graphic Universe (Tm) - September 1st, 2018

A 2019 Batchelder Honor Book

Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing--and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of magic.


Narwhal's Otter Friend (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #4) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780735262492
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tundra Books - January 7th, 2020

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


Noodleheads See the Future Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780823440146
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Published: Holiday House - May 8th, 2018

Tedd Arnold—the guy who does Fly Guy—and his storyteller friends are bringing folktale tomfoolery into the 21st Century, with this Geisel Honor-winning companion to Noodlehead Nightmares.


World of Reading: This is Miles Morales Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781368028639
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Published: Marvel Press - October 23rd, 2018

Discover how Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man in this leveled reader. Includes stickers for extra reading fun!


Tiger vs. Nightmare Cover Image
By Emily Tetri, Emily Tetri (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626725355
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: First Second - November 6th, 2018

A 2019 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor book
A 2018 Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of the Year
A School Library Journal Best Graphic Novel of 2018

Tiger is a very lucky kid: she has a monster living under her bed. Every night, Tiger and Monster play games until it’s time for lights out. Of course, Monster would never try to scare Tiger—that’s not what best friends do.


Wonder Woman to the Rescue! (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Courtney Carbone, Erik Doescher (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781101933084
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2016

Wonder Woman and the DC Super Friends star in this all-new Step into Reading book. Girls and boys ages 4 to 6 will love learning about the most iconic heroine of all time in this Step 2 leveled reader featuring a shiny foil cover—and press-out tiara and bracelets for kids to wear!


Be a Maker Cover Image
By Katey Howes, Elizabet Vukovic (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781512498028
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 5th, 2019

How many things can you make in a day? A tower, a friend, a change? Rhyme, repetition, and a few seemingly straightforward questions engage young readers in a discussion about the many things we make--and the ways we can make a difference in the world. This simple, layered story celebrates creativity through beautiful rhyming verse and vibrant illustrations with a timely message.


Beware of the Crocodile Cover Image
By Martin Jenkins, Satoshi Kitamura (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763675387
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

Explore an informative, playfully illustrated story about one of the world’s most dangerous animals: the crocodile.


Did You Burp?: How to Ask Questions (or Not!) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580897372
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 6th, 2019

Asking questions may seem like it comes naturally, but it's actually a learned social skill. How do questions and answers work? What makes a good question--and what makes a rude one? Who cares about questions?


Even More Lesser Spotted Animals Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338349610
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Published: David Fickling Books - July 30th, 2019

Just as Lesser Spotted Animals showed you some of the wonderfully WOW wildlife we never get to see, the next book of the lesser known animal kingdom reveals the stories of even more of the world's unseen and unsung creatures. No king-of-the-jungle, fancy-pants, hair necked lions here -- we've got the magnificent maned wolf instead.


Everything & Everywhere: A Fact-Filled Adventure for Curious Globe-Trotters (Travel Book for Children, Kids Adventure Book, World Fact Book for Kids) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452165141
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Chronicle Books - October 9th, 2018

From Marc Martin, best-selling author and illustrator of the award-winning children's book A River, named Best Illustrated Picture Book by the New York Times.


Five-Minute Fairy Tales Cover Image
Not currently available
ISBN: 9781786925718
Availability: Backordered
Published: Make Believe Ideas - October 24th, 2017

A range of treasuries of well-loved tales, perfect for shared reading time. Including artwork by Kate Toms, Stuart Lynch, Sarah Baker, Dawn Machell, and Katie Saunders, each tale is brought to life in bright and engaging style.


Hey, Water! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823441556
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 26th, 2019

Splash! A spunky little girl plays a spirited game of hide-and-seek with water, in this gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book.

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
An ALA Notable Children's Book


Hey, water! I know you! You're all around.


Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - February 4th, 2020

Take to the sky with Apis, one honeybee, as she embarks on her journey through life!

A tiny honeybee emerges through the wax cap of her cell. Driven to protect and take care of her hive, she cleans the nursery and feeds the larvae and the queen. But is she strong enough to fly? Not yet!


Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514121
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Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!


The Kindness Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316423816
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Beloved and New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr uses his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity to explore the value and joy in being kind to others.


Moth Cover Image
By Isabel Thomas, Daniel Egnéus (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547600205
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - June 25th, 2019

Powerful and visually spectacular, Moth is the remarkable evolution story that captures the struggle of animal survival against the background of an evolving human world in a unique and atmospheric introduction to Darwin's theory of Natural Selection.

“This is a story of light and dark…”


Mother Goose of Pudding Lane Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Vladimir Radunsky (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763675233
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2019

Celebrated picture book creators Chris Raschka and Vladimir Radunsky offer one possible answer to the age-old question: Who was Mother Goose?


Owling: Enter the World of the Mysterious Birds of the Night Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781612129624
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 19th, 2019

From Hedwig, the Snowy Owl of Harry Potter fame, to Winnie-the-Pooh’s beloved friend Owl, this wide-eyed bird of the night has found its way into young hearts and imaginations everywhere. Owling invites young readers into the world of real-life owls, to learn about their fascinating behaviors and abilities.


Seeds Move! Cover Image
By Robin Page, Robin Page (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534409156
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Beach Lane Books - March 19th, 2019

Discover the fascinating and surprising ways that seeds move and find a place to grow in this gorgeous picture book from Caldecott Honoree Robin Page.

Every seed, big or small, needs sunlight, water, and an uncrowded place to put down roots. But how do seeds get to the perfect place to grow?


Suffragette: The Battle for Equality Cover Image
By David Roberts, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781536208412
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Walker Books US - October 8th, 2019

A New York Times best-selling illustrator turns his talents to a lavish history of the women’s suffrage movement in the U.K. and the U.S. just in time for the hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment.


Sun! One in a Billion (Our Universe #2) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250199324
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 23rd, 2018

From the author of Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years comes a new picture book about space—
this time starring our Sun!


Titanosaur: Discovering the World's Largest Dinosaur Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338207392
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Scholastic Press - February 26th, 2019

Scholastic and the American Museum of Natural History join forces in a thrilling new picture book about the discovery of the Titanosaur -- the biggest, heaviest creature to ever walk Earth!

Get ready to meet the Titanosaur -- the biggest, heaviest creature to ever walk the Earth!


What's Your Favorite Food? (Eric Carle and Friends' What's Your Favorite #4) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250295149
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 23rd, 2019

A new title in the Eric Carle and Friends What's Your Favorite picture book series, in which Eric Carle and thirteen other beloved children's book artists illustrate their favorite foods and explain why they love them.


You Are Home: An Ode to the National Parks Cover Image
By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534432826
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

Award-winning author and illustrator Evan Turk showcases the beauty and importance of the National Parks in this gorgeous picture book that takes readers on an amazing tour across the United States.

Beneath the soaring doorways of stone,
and peaks that pierce the ceiling of clouds,
from every river, star, and stone
comes the eternal refrain:
you are home.

<


Another Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421677
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019
An NYPL Best Book of 2019
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019
A BookPage Best Picture Book of 2019
A Horn Book Fanfare Selection of 2019


In his eagerly a


Ara the Star Engineer Cover Image
By Komal Singh, Ipek Konak (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781989025055
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Page Two Books, Inc. - October 16th, 2018

Read the book, download hands-on activities, follow further learning resources. Experience the story in immersive ways never done before. Visit www.arastarengineer.com

This is a STEM book and more An inspiring, inclusive, whimsical way to learn about computers and technology from real-life trailblazers.


Be Kind Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Jen Hill (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626723214
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 6th, 2018

A New York Times bestseller!

“These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and kindness.” —The New York Times Book Review

When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind?


Bear Came Along Cover Image
By Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316464475
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

A Caldecott Honor Book!

A cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community from a successful author and illustrator duo!


The Book Hog Cover Image
By Greg Pizzoli, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368036894
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

The Book Hog loves books -- the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell--and he'll grab whatever he can find. There's only one problem: he can't read! But when a kind librarian invites him to join for storytime, this literature-loving pig discovers the treasure that books really are.


The Boring Book: (Childrens Book about Boredom, Funny Kids Picture Book, Early Elementary School Story Book) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452174563
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - August 6th, 2019

A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2019

Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

The Boring Book is a humorous picture book that follows the story of one particularly bored boy.


Carl and the Meaning of Life Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451474988
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019

From the often Caldecott-buzzed Deborah Freedman, a sweet and funny story about finding your place in the world.


The Case of the Missing Chalk Drawings Cover Image
By Richard Byrne, Richard Byrne (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250189592
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - November 13th, 2018

The chalks are drawing flowers on the chalkboard, but someone keeps stealing their artwork! Who could the thief be? Fortunately, Sergeant Blue is on the case and determined to solve the crime. It's a fun and funny read-aloud mystery with a colorful cast of characters, from This book just ate my dog! author-illustrator Richard Byrne.

Godwin Books


Cece Loves Science Cover Image
Not currently available
ISBN: 9780062499615
Availability: Backordered
Published: Greenwillow Books - June 9th, 2020

Cece loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, Cece asks one of life’s most pressing questions: Do dogs eat vegetables? Cece and her best friend, Isaac, head to the lab to find out.

This picture book is perfect for fans of Ada Twist, Scientist, and anyone who enjoys asking questions.


Dancing Through Fields of Color: The Story of Helen Frankenthaler Cover Image
By Elizabeth Brown, Aimee Sicuro (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419734106
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 19th, 2019

The Day I Became a Bird Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771386210
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Kids Can Press - September 6th, 2016

The day he starts school, a young boy falls in love for the very first time. Sylvia sits in front of him at school, and he's so in love with her, she's all he can see. But sadly, Sylvia doesn't see him. In fact, it seems the only thing Sylvia has eyes for is birds. ?There are birds on her pants and dresses. She wears bird barrettes in her hair. She draws birds on her notebooks and folders.


The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight (Book 1) Cover Image
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524771348
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 6th, 2019

For every parent tired of telling their kids to PLEASE JUST GET ALONG, this hilarious and imaginative new picture book--from the beloved creators of Babymouse--is here to help. Sort of.


Firefly Home Cover Image
By Jane Clarke, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536205879
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Nosy Crow - June 11th, 2019

"A charming, interactive tale that can help young readers engage with reading—probably one that will earn that simple command, 'Again!'" —Kirkus Reviews


Fix That Clock Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328904089
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 26th, 2019

A construction crew rebuilds a rickety old clock tower that has become home to wild animals in this picture book for fans of Sheep in a Jeep and Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site.

An underlying message of cooperation and conservation drives this rollicking introduction to counting and shapes.

The old clock tower used to stand tall and proud.


Frank and Bean Cover Image
By Jamie Michalak, Bob Kolar (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763695590
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

When the introspective Frank meets the gregarious Bean, can they find a way to make beautiful music together? Dry wit and hilarious illustrations introduce a new unlikely pair.


A Friend for Henry: (Books About Making Friends, Children's Friendship Books, Autism Awareness Books for Kids) Cover Image
By Jenn Bailey, Mika Song (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452167916
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Chronicle Books - February 26th, 2019

2020 Schneider Family Honor Book


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review


Georgia's Terrific, Colorific Experiment Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762465248
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Running Press Kids - April 2nd, 2019

Science and art come together in this colorful and empowering picture book about a strong minded girl scientist and her artist family.


Is it possible for science and art to really mix?


Hair Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."
     - Jordan Peele, Actor & Filmmaker


Here and Now Cover Image
By Julia Denos, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328465641
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

A stunning celebration of mindfulness, meditation, and enjoying each moment, from the team behind the award-winning Windows. This lush picture book is a fantastic tool for engaging children 3-7 who are schooling from home who are eager to feel connected to their world while managing new anxieties.


High Five Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525428893
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - April 16th, 2019

A #1 New York Times bestseller from the creators of the beloved Dragons Love Tacos comes a rollicking, rhyme-tastic, interactive high five competition--starring YOU!


How to Code a Rollercoaster Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425292037
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Pearl and Pascal take their coding adventures to the amusement park in this follow-up picture book from our Girls Who Code program!


How to Read a Book Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062307811
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading.

Find a tree—a

black tupelo or


I Do Not Like Books Anymore! Cover Image
By Daisy Hirst, Daisy Hirst (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536203349
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Candlewick - November 20th, 2018

Lovable monster siblings Natalie and Alphonse are back with big plans in a second surprisingly touching tale in which Natalie is ready to learn how to read.


I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524769550
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Schwartz & Wade - April 24th, 2018

Named by Parents Magazine as the "Best Book that Champions Kindness"!


I Will Be Fierce Cover Image
By Bea Birdsong, Nidhi Chanani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250295088
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 23rd, 2019

Written by Bea Birdsong and illustrated by Nidhi Chanani, I Will Be Fierce is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments.

Today, I will be fierce!


In a Jar Cover Image
By Deborah Marcero, Deborah Marcero (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514596
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 21st, 2020

A #1 Indie Bestseller!

Here's a marvelous picture book, charmingly written and beautifully illustrated, about the power of memory and the magic of friendship.


It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity Cover Image
By Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250302953
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 4th, 2019

A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni.

Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between.


Just Because Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Isabelle Arsenault (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763696801
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2019

Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers in a fantastical bedtime book by Mac Barnett and Isabelle Arsenault.


Kitten and the Night Watchman Cover Image
By John Sullivan, Taeeun Yoo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481461917
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 25th, 2018

Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Margaret Wise Brown Prize

SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, AND BOOKPAGE

“Every life and job is unique; this book’s take on the job of a watchman is empathetic, poetic, and a joy to look at, cute kitty and all.” —K


Layla's Happiness Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592702886
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Enchanted Lion Books - November 19th, 2019

"Affirmations of black childhood abound, and whimsical wishes float like dandelion fluff. Equally as imaginative as the lyrical text, Corrin's boldly colored, textured illustrations beautifully capture the buoyant spirit of Layla, a brown girl exuding confidence, comfortable in her own skin--indoors and out.


Listen Cover Image
By Holly M. McGhee, Pascal Lemaitre (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250318121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 3rd, 2019

A Brain Pickings Favorite Children's Book of 2019
Experience the power of listening to your heart, paying attention, love, and empathy in Listen, a simple and tender picture book by Holly M. McGhee and Pascal Lemaitre, the creators of the New York Times bestseller Come With Me.


Lubna and Pebble Cover Image
By Wendy Meddour, Daniel Egnéus (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525554165
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Dial Books - March 5th, 2019

**TIME magazine "10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2019" selection**
**New York Public Library's Best Books for Kids 2019 selection**
**Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books 2019 selection**


Monster Trouble! Cover Image
Not currently available
ISBN: 9781454913450
Availability: Backordered
Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 1st, 2015

Most Marshmallows: (Children’s Storybook,  Funny Picture Book for Kids) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452159591
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Chronicle Books - April 30th, 2019

Most marshmallows are born into marshmallow families, play with marshmallow friends, and go to marshmallow school where they learn to be squishy. Most marshmallows read a book before bed and then fall asleep to dream ordinary marshmallow dreams.


My Kicks: A Sneaker Story! Cover Image
By Susan Verde, Katie Kath (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419723094
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 11th, 2017

My Papi Has a Motorcycle Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553410
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.

When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.


The Neighbors Cover Image
By Einat Tsarfati, Annette Appel (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419731686
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 8th, 2019

A Piglet Named Mercy Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763677534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 2nd, 2019

The instant New York Times bestseller!

Every porcine wonder was once a piglet! Celebrate the joy of a new arrival with this endearing picture-book prequel to the New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson series.


Please Don't Eat Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316315258
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Beloved author-illustrator Liz Climo is back with a hilarious take on (reluctant) friendship that will appeal to fans of We Don't Eat Our Classmates and I Want My Hat Back!

When a carefree bunny is approached by a voracious bear in the woods, Bunny has just one request: "Please don't eat me."


The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Cover Image
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (With)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316519007
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one's first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad.


The Quickest Kid in Clarksville Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452129365
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - February 9th, 2016

It's the day before the big parade. Alta can only think about one thing: Wilma Rudolph, three-time Olympic gold medalist. She'll be riding on a float tomorrow. See, Alta is the quickest kid in Clarksville, Tennessee, just like Wilma once was. It doesn't matter that Alta's shoes have holes because Wilma came from hard times, too.


The Remember Balloons Cover Image
By Jessie Oliveros, Dana Wulfekotte (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481489157
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A 2019 Schneider Family Award Honor Book!

What’s Happening to Grandpa meets Up in this tender, sensitive picture book that gently explains the memory loss associated with aging and diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

James’s Grandpa has the best balloons because he has the best memories.


Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day Cover Image
By Carmen Agra Deedy, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338216387
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

Have you ever been REALLY mad at your best friend?

* "This well-crafted story is an excellent choice for those seeking books featuring conflict-resolution." -- Booklist, starred review

In two little houses,
on two little hills,
lived two best friends...


Saturday Cover Image
By Oge Mora (By (artist))
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431279
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.

Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....


The Scarecrow Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Eric Fan (Illustrator), Terry Fan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062475763
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 3rd, 2019

A Junior Library Guild Selection | An Indie Next List Pick | An Amazon Best 3-5 Books of 2019 Selection

“An emotionally impactful exploration of love and loneliness, this is an essential addition to any picture book collection.” School Library Journal (starred review)


Sea Bear: A Journey for Survival Cover Image
By Lindsay Moore, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062791283
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Greenwillow Books - January 22nd, 2019

Lindsay Moore’s remarkable and beautifully illustrated picture book follows a lone polar bear as she makes her way across sea ice in the Arctic.


Snack Attack! Cover Image
By Terry Border, Terry Border (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740115
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

From the creator of the popular world of Peanut Butter & Cupcake! comes a wry and witty story in which no snack is safe from the monster that is the Kid. Perfect for fans of Creepy Carrots and A Creepy Pair of Underwear.


Snakes on a Train Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250245847
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 7th, 2020

An adorable board book full of sibilant sounds and other word play, Kathryn Dennis' Snakes on a Train is as fun for parents as it is for children, and sure to be a read-aloud hit.


Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737046
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 5th, 2019

The Space Walk Cover Image
By Brian Biggs, Brian Biggs (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553373
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Dial Books - October 29th, 2019

One small step for man is one giant leap for friendship in this funny kid-level space adventure


Spencer and Vincent, the Jellyfish Brothers Cover Image
By Tony Johnston, Emily Dove (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534412088
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 5th, 2019

“Easily shareable with sibs of different ages, and they’ll be delighted to join in on the goofy brotherly song.” Bulletin Center Children’s Books (starred review)

“Poetic, unusual vocabulary…make the text fun to read aloud.” —Booklist

Johnston writes in a


A Stone Sat Still Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452173184
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2019

The brilliant follow-up to the Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling picture book They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel!

A Stone Sat Still tells the story of a seemingly ordinary rock—but to the animals that use it, it is a resting place, a kitchen, a safe haven...even an entire world.


Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425361
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a pow


Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO Cover Image
By Tamara Pizzoli, Federico Fabiani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374309190
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 30th, 2019

Hilarious and smart, Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO is a modern take on the classic tooth fairy story by Tamara Pizzoli with illustrations by Federico Fabiani that is perfect for powerful little leaders ready to take on the world—one tooth at a time.


This Beach Is Loud! (Little Senses) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525553458
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Dial Books - June 18th, 2019

Patience, understanding, and a soothing exercise saves the beach day when excitement turns to sensory overload.


Truman Cover Image
By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534416642
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 9th, 2019

An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s book of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019

"An enchanting tale of bravery, heroism, and undying devotion." —The New York Times Book Review

After his best frien


¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557049
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

Little Lobo returns to share his love of food and wrestling in this delicious follow-up to Vamos! Let’sGo to the Market from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.

In this new Vamos!


Vroom! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626722170
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 2nd, 2019

From beloved author and artist Barbara McClintock comes Vroom!, a playful picture book following a little girl's imaginative journey in a race car.

Join a little girl as she zooms
past fields and forests,
up mountains,
over rivers,
through deserts,
home again,


What Color Is Night? Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452179926
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - November 5th, 2019

Look closer. Grant Snider's beautiful debut picture book explores the wonders—and colors—of nighttime. For night is not just black and white. Ending in colors yet unseen, and a night of sweet dreams, this lilting lullaby is sure to comfort those drifting off to sleep.


When Aidan Became a Brother Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620148372
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Lee & Low Books - June 4th, 2019

This sweet #ownvoices picture book celebrates the changes in a transgender boy's life, from his initial coming-out to becoming a big brother.

When Aidan was born, everyone thought he was a girl. His parents gave him a pretty name, his room looked like a girl's room, and he wore clothes that other girls liked wearing.


Who Wet My Pants? Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316525213
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

In this hilarious tale of blame, compassion, and forgiveness, a very embarrassed bear is reminded that accidents can happen--but with the support of good friends, life goes on.


Bark in the Park!: Poems for Dog Lovers Cover Image
By Avery Corman, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338118391
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Orchard Books - March 26th, 2019

Go on a walk to the park with all different kinds of dogs and their owners in this funny and charming poetry picture book.

Enjoy Avery Corman's canine poetry for an Afghan hound, basset hound, beagle, bloodhound, Daschshund, boxer, greyhound, and more as they stroll with their owners to the park.

Pug
Is the Pug cute?
Or is the Pug ugh?


No More Poems!: A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse Cover Image
By Rhett Miller, Dan Santat (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316416528
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Rhett Miller teams up with Caldecott Medalist and bestselling artist Dan Santat in a riotous collection of irreverent poems for modern families.


The Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog and Other How-To Poems Cover Image
By Paul B. Janeczko, Richard Jones (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763681685
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Candlewick - February 25th, 2019

Toast a marshmallow, be a tree in winter, read braille — Paul B. Janeczko and Richard Jones invite you to enjoy an assortment of poems that inform and inspire.

Today I walked outside and spied
a hedgehog on the hill.
When she and I met eye to eye,
she raised up straight and still.


Cam Jansen: Cam Jansen and the Sports Day Mysteries: A Super Special Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Joy Allen (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142412251
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Puffin Books - April 2nd, 2009

No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory!


Eye of the Earthquake Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #13) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Daniel Griffo (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338263718
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Branches - April 30th, 2019

Time is running out for the Dragon Masters to stop the dark wizard Maldred!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


Dragon's Fat Cat: An Acorn Book (Dragon #2) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338347463
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 3rd, 2019

From Dav Pilkey, creator of the New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Dragon, the heartwarming hero adored by Dav's youngest readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


The Thank You Book (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423178286
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 3rd, 2016

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In The Thank You Book!, Piggie wants to thank EVERYONE. But Gerald is worried Piggie will forget someone . . . someone important.


Hello, Nebulon! (Galaxy Zack #1) Cover Image
By Ray O'Ryan, Colin Jack (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442453869
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Little Simon - April 2nd, 2013

Get to know Galaxy Zack—and his new home planet!—in this start to an out-of-this-world illustrated chapter book series.

In Hello, Nebulon!, Zack makes the big move from Earth.


Ivy and Bean One Big Happy Family (Book 11) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781452169101
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - March 17th, 2020

"This story defies expectations of what an early chapter book can be." School Library Journal
"Ivy and Bean are irresistible." Kirkus Reviews, starred review


Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763652319
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Candlewick - February 8th, 2011

Can Mercy Watson outwit Animal Control? The porcine wonder’s on the lam in her latest tongue-in-snout adventure!


Lucky Break (Molly Mac) Cover Image
By Marty Kelley, Marty Kelley (Illustrator)
$4.95
ISBN: 9781515808411
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2017

When Molly Mac loses her "lucky" pencil, she starts to panic. She needs her pencil to create a drawing for the school's art show. Just when her luck is running out, things get even worse. Will Molly be able to enter the art contest? She needs good luck, and fast.


National Geographic Readers: At the Beach Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426328077
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: National Geographic Kids - May 9th, 2017

On Top of the World (Pedro) Cover Image
By Fran Manushkin, Tammie Lyon (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781515828280
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2018

Pedro's family is spending the day with their friends at an amusement park. Everyone is having a wonderful time until Pedro's brother Paco gets lost Can a ride on the Ferris wheel lead Pedro back to Paco? A glossary, reader questions, and a set of kid-pleasing jokes keep young readers learning and reading to the very end of the book.


Pete the Cat Goes Camping (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062675293
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean takes readers along for an outdoor adventure with Pete the Cat!

In Pete the Cat Goes Camping, Pete can't wait to go hiking, fishing, and eat s'mores by the campfire. But when he hears about the mysterious creature named Bigfoot, Pete can't help but wonder: Is Bigfoot real?


The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368046459
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - July 2nd, 2019

Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn't like it? What if the teacher doesn't like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?!

Ask not for whom the school bell rings; it rings for the Pigeon!


Polly Diamond and the Super Stunning Spectacular School Fair: Book 2 (Book Series for Kids, Polly Diamond Book Series, Books for Elementary School Kids): Book 2 Cover Image
By Alice Kuipers, Diana Toledano (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781452152332
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Chronicle Books - May 7th, 2019

Book 2 in the popular Polly Diamond book series


Yasmin the Painter Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781515827313
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2018

Yasmin's painting for the art contest is due Friday, but she has lots of excuses for putting it off. She doesn't know what to paint, she doesn't think she's any good, and painting is messy. Turns out a mess is just what Yasmin needs for inspiration.


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