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Bilal Cooks Daal Cover Image
By Aisha Saeed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534418103
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 4th, 2019

Six-year-old Bilal introduces his friends to his favorite dish—daal!—in this charming picture book that showcases the value of patience, teamwork, community, and sharing.

Six-year-old Bilal is excited to help his dad make his favorite food of all-time: daal! The slow-cooked lentil dish from South Asia requires lots of ingredients and a whole lot of waiting.


The Changelings Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492647959
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - August 2017

All Izzy wants is for something interesting to happen in her sleepy little town. But her wish becomes all too real when a mysterious song floats through the woods and lures her little sister Hen into the forest...where she vanishes. A frantic search leads to a strange hole in the ground that Izzy enters.


Song for a Whale Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524770235
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 5th, 2019

In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.


Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338353846
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Published: Graphix - April 30th, 2019

Get ready to journal and learn to tell your own story with Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!

Calling all fans of Raina Telgemeier!


Book of Flight: 10 Record-Breaking Animals with Wings Cover Image
By Sam Brewster (By (artist)), Gabrielle Balkan
$19.95
ISBN: 9780714878638
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Published: Phaidon Press - June 5th, 2019

A stunning world-records book of animal flight, by the author-and-illustrator team behind the bestselling Book of Bones!


Your favorite YA authors including Ellen Hopkins, Maureen Johnson, and more recount their own experiences with mental illness in this raw, real, and powerful collection of essays that explores everything from ADD to PTSD.

Have you ever felt like you just couldn’t get out of bed? Not the occasional morning, but every day?


The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put down.”
—Ann Patchett


Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895827
Availability: Special Order - This book may not be available for purchase. Please Email before ordering.
Published: Timbuktu Labs, Inc - November 30th, 0002

"Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2" is the sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, and the most crowdfunded book of all times. The authors, Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli, will take you and your kids on an empowering journey through 100 new bedtime stories, featuring the adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyoncé.


The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250313577
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 23rd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“In her book, Melinda tells the stories of the inspiring people she’s met through her work all over the world, digs into the data, and powerfully illustrates issues that need our attention—from child marriage to gender inequity in the workplace.” — President Barack Obama


We Got This.: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be Cover Image
$33.32
ISBN: 9780325098142
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Published: Heinemann Educational Books - November 6th, 2018

"That's the problem with you, Minor" a student huffed. "You want to make everything about reading or math. It's not always about that. At school, you guys do everything except listen to me. Y'all want to use your essays and vocabulary words to save my future, but none of y'all know anything about saving my now."


Bilal Cooks Daal Cover Image
By Aisha Saeed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534418103
Availability: Ships in 2-8 Days
Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 4th, 2019

Six-year-old Bilal introduces his friends to his favorite dish—daal!—in this charming picture book that showcases the value of patience, teamwork, community, and sharing.

Six-year-old Bilal is excited to help his dad make his favorite food of all-time: daal! The slow-cooked lentil dish from South Asia requires lots of ingredients and a whole lot of waiting.


The Changelings Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781492647959
Availability: Ships in 2-8 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - August 2017

All Izzy wants is for something interesting to happen in her sleepy little town. But her wish becomes all too real when a mysterious song floats through the woods and lures her little sister Hen into the forest...where she vanishes. A frantic search leads to a strange hole in the ground that Izzy enters.


Song for a Whale Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524770235
Availability: Ships in 2-8 Days
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 5th, 2019

In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.