January 2022 Releases

The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593306505
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Published: Random House Studio - January 11th, 2022

Congressman and civil rights advocate Elijah Cummings dedicated his life to public service. This comprehensive and visually stunning biography details his humble beginnings and unwavering faith as he waged an endless battle for truth, justice, and equality.

We can do better.


The Treasure Box Cover Image
By Dave Keane, Rahele Jomepour Bell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984813183
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 11th, 2022

A poignant, gorgeously-illustrated story about a girl's bond with her grandfather and how it evolves after his death.


The Year We Learned to Fly Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545535
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 4th, 2022

Jacqueline Woodson and Rafael López's highly anticipated companion to their #1 New York Times bestseller The Day You Begin illuminates the power in each of us to face challenges with confidence.


Snow Angel, Sand Angel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593127377
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Published: Make Me a World - January 4th, 2022

A celebration of home, family, and finding beauty in your heritage, beautifully illustrated by the artist behind Anti-Racist Baby.


Daddy Speaks Love Cover Image
By Leah Henderson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593354360
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 4th, 2022

A moving tribute to the joy and grounding that fathers bring to their children's lives.


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Maizy Chen's Last Chance Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984830258
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

Packed with surprises, heart, and stories within stories, this irresistible novel from an award-winning author celebrates food, fortune, and family.

Welcome to the Golden Palace!


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Sofía Acosta Makes a Scene Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593372630
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 25th, 2022

A poignant, coming of age story about a Cuban-American girl trying to figure out where she belongs--both in her ballet-loving family and the wider world. Perfect for fans of Front Desk and Merci Suárez Changes Gears.


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The Supervillain's Guide to Being a Fat Kid Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063008038
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 25th, 2022

Matt Wallace, author of Bump, presents a personal, humorous, and body-positive middle grade standalone about a fat kid who wants to stop his bullies . . . and enlists the help of the world’s most infamous supervillain. Perfect for fans of Holly Goldberg Sloan, Julie Murphy, and John David Anderson!


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Dream, Annie, Dream Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063017160
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 8th, 2022

In this empowering deconstruction of the so-called American Dream, a twelve-year-old Japanese American girl grapples with, and ultimately rises above, the racism and trials of middle school she experiences while chasing her dreams.


When Winter Robeson Came Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524741587
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 11th, 2022

The whole world seems to transform during the summer of 1965, when Eden’s cousin from Mississippi comes to visit her in L.A. just as the Watts Riots erupt, in this stirring new novel by Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods.


Pizza My Heart: A Wish Novel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338784381
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 4th, 2022

A slice-of-life rom-com about pizza and first crushes that readers will gobble up!

Maya Reynolds has practically grown up in her family's Brooklyn pizza shop, Soul Slice, and is a true city girl. When her family moves to a small town in Pennsylvania to open another pizza place, everything changes.

Being the new girl is hard enough.


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Operation Sisterhood Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593379899
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 2022

Fans of the Netflix reboot of The Babysitters Club will delight as four new sisters band together in the heart of New York City. Discover this jubilant novel about the difficulties of change, the loyalty of sisters, and the love of family from a prolific award-winning author.

"[A] jubilant middle grade novel." -The New York Times
 


Riley’s Ghost Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062985972
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 11th, 2022

From John David Anderson, acclaimed author of Posted, comes a ghost story pulled from the darkest shadows of middle school.

Riley Flynn is alone. 


Northwind Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374314200
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 11th, 2022

This stunning novel from the survival story master, set along a rugged coastline centuries ago, does for the ocean what Hatchet does for the woods, as it relates the story of a young person’s battle to stay alive against the odds, where the high seas meet a coastal wilderness.


Ashes of Gold (Wings of Ebony) Cover Image
By J. Elle
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534470705
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 11th, 2022

In the heart-pounding conclusion to the Wings of Ebony duology, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicole Yoon calls “bold, inventive, big-hearted and deeply perceptive,” Rue makes her final stand to reclaim her people’s stolen magic.

Rue has no memory of how she ended up locked in a basement prison without her magic or her allies.


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Ain't Burned All the Bright Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534439467
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 11th, 2022

Prepare yourself for something unlike anything: A smash-up of art and text for teens that viscerally captures what it is to be Black. In America. Right Now. Written by #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Jason Reynolds.

Jason Reynolds and his best bud, Jason Griffin had a mind-meld.


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Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399187384
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 25th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist, a biography in verse and prose of science fiction visionary Octavia Butler, author of Parable of the Sower and Kindred.


Icebreaker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250777119
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 18th, 2022

A. L. Graziadei's Icebreaker is an irresistible YA debut about two hockey players fighting to be the best—and the romance that catches them by surprise along the way.


Akata Woman (The Nsibidi Scripts #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451480583
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

The electrifying third book in the series that started with Akata Witch, named one of Time magazine's "100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time" and "100 Best YA Books of All Time," from award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor.


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Seven Mercies Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780756415822
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Published: DAW - January 25th, 2022

The second book in a feminist space opera duology that follows the team of seven rebels who will free the galaxy from the ruthless Tholosian Empire--or die trying.


Medusa Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547607594
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - January 11th, 2022

A dazzling, lyrical YA retelling of Greek myth, from Jessie Burton, internationally bestselling author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.

"A powerfully feminist, elegiac, and original twist on this old story." -Madeline Miller, bestselling author of The Song of Achilles


Vinyl Moon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593176436
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 11th, 2022

A teen girl hiding the scars of a past relationship finds home and healing in the words of strong Black writers. A beautiful sophomore novel from a critically acclaimed author and poet that explores how words have the power to shape and uplift our world even in the midst of pain.

"A true embodiment of the term Black Girl Magic.” –Booklist


One True Loves Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062982865
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 4th, 2022

From the author of Happily Ever Afters comes another irresistible YA romantic comedy full of self-discovery and Black love—and a dreamy European cruise. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon, Jenny Han, and Stephanie Perkins, with crossover appeal for readers of Jasmine Guillory and Talia Hibbert romances.


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Loveboat Reunion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062957306
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Published: HarperTeen - January 25th, 2022

This companion novel to Abigail Hing Wen’s New York Times bestselling debut, Loveboat, Taipei, takes readers back to Taipei through the eyes of fan favorites Sophie and Xavier—on an unforgettable journey of glittering revelry and self-discovery that’s perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Mary H. K. Choi. 


Game On: 15 Stories of Wins, Losses, and Everything in Between Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593352786
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

A charming and inclusive YA anthology all about games—from athletic sports to board games to virtual reality—from editor Laura Silverman and an all-star cast of contributors.
 


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.


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The Red Palace Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250800558
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 25th, 2022

June Hur, critically acclaimed author of The Silence of Bones and The Forest of Stolen Girls, returns with The Red Palace—a third evocative, atmospheric historical mystery perfect for fans of Courtney Summers and Kerri Maniscalco.

To enter the palace means to walk a path stained in blood...


Hopepunk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368057851
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 11th, 2022

A heartfelt and funny new novel about forgiveness and redemption, and about how hope is the ultimate act of rebellion, perfect for fans of John Green and Becky Albertalli.

Growing up in a conservative Christian household isn’t easy for rock-obsessed Hope Cassidy.


Bound by Firelight (Wickery #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593124253
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 18th, 2022

The heart-pounding sequel to Cast in Firelight, perfect for fans of epic, sweepingly romantic fantasy by Sabaa Tahir, Susan Dennard, and Mary E. Pearson.
 


The Bone Spindle Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593325827
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Published: Razorbill - January 11th, 2022

Sleeping Beauty meets Indiana Jones in this thrilling fairytale retelling for fans of Sorcery of Thorns and The Cruel Prince.

Fi is a bookish treasure hunter with a knack for ruins and riddles, who definitely doesn’t believe in true love.


The Monarchs (The Ravens) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358098225
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Published: Clarion Books - January 11th, 2022

In this thrilling conclusion to New York Times best-selling authors Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige’s The Ravens duology, loyalty, love, and friendships are tested as sorority sisters Scarlett and Vivi must face the forces of hell itself when a rival sorority threatens to wreak havoc on campus.

The ultra-exclusive Kappa Rho Nu—the Ravens—are determin


Love Somebody Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374388966
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 11th, 2022

A sparkling YA debut rom-com about a popular high-school girl, her ex-boyfriend-turned-best-friend, and the girl they both fall for—perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli or Casey McQuiston.


The Kindred Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335418616
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Published: Inkyard Press - January 4th, 2022

"Utterly swoony...an endearing reminder that true love can change the world"
--J. Elle, New York Times bestselling author of Wings of Ebony


To save a galactic kingdom from revolution, Kindred mind-pairings were created to ensure each and every person would be seen and heard, no matter how rich or poor...


African Town Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593322888
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 2022

Chronicling the story of the last Africans brought illegally to America in 1860, African Town is a powerful and stunning novel-in-verse.


The Ivory Key (The Ivory Key Duology) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358468332
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Published: Clarion Books - January 4th, 2022

In this epic YA fantasy debut, magic, a prized resource, is the only thing between peace and war. When magic runs out, four estranged royal siblings must find a new source before their country is swallowed by invading forces.


Serendipity: Ten Romantic Tropes, Transformed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250780843
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 4th, 2022

Love is in the air in Serendipity, a collection of stories inspired by romantic tropes and edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer.

The secret admirer.

The fake relationship.

The matchmaker.


When the World Runs Dry: Earth's Water in Crisis Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616209711
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

What would you do if you turned on the faucet one day and nothing happened? What if you learned the water in your home was harmful to drink? Water is essential for life on this planet, but not every community has the safe, clean water it needs.