Kid's Books

Harbor Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399252525
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories.


The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when you feel scared and alone.


Book Uncle and Me Cover Image
By Uma Krishnaswami, Julianna Swaney (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781554988099
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Published: Groundwood Books - August 7th, 2018

Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library on the street corner. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something.

What can she do? The local elections are coming up, but she's just a kid. She can't even vote


Meet Yasmin! Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781684360222
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Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2018

Meet Yasmin Yasmin is a spirited second-grader who's always on the lookout for those "aha" moments to help her solve life's little problems.


A Tiger Called Tomás Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492601715
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - August 1st, 2018

A new edition of the timeless classic by celebrated children's author, Charlotte Zolotow, featuring Spanish words and phrases


How to Feed Your Parents Cover Image
By Ryan Miller, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454925620
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - August 7th, 2018

Who's the picky eater? Not Matilda A little girl with adventurous tastes turns the tables on her food-fussy parents and teaches them that dinner can be more than chicken nuggets.


The Sequoia Lives on Cover Image
By Joanna Cooke, Fiona Hsieh (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781930238855
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Published: Yosemite Conservancy - August 7th, 2018

Starred Review from Kirkus Reviews From tiny seed to largest tree, the giant sequoia is a living wonder of nature. Numbers fail when trying to describe this ancient and tremendous tree. The giant sequoia begins life as a seed no larger than an oatmeal flake yet can grow as tall as three blue whales stacked chin to tale. The oldest sequoias have lived as long as forty human lifetimes.


Nowhere Boy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250307576
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 7th, 2018

An "important and riveting story, masterfully told" of family, sacrifice and the friendship between a young Syrian refugee and an American boy living in Brussels.


A Moon for Moe and Mo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580897273
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 7th, 2018

An interfaith friendship develops when Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, overlaps with the Muslim holiday of Ramadan--an occurence that happens only once every thirty years or so.


So Done Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062691781
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 14th, 2018

When best friends Tai and Mila are reunited after a summer apart, their friendship threatens to combust from the pressure of secrets, middle school, and the looming dance auditions for a new talented-and-gifted program.


Rice from Heaven: The Secret Mission to Feed North Koreans Cover Image
By Tina Cho, Keum Jin Song (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499806823
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Published: little bee books - August 14th, 2018

Rice from Heaven is a true story about compassion and bravery as a young girl and her community in South Korea help deliver rice via balloons to the starving and oppressed people in North Korea.

"We reach a place where mountains become a wall. A wall so high, no one dares to climb.


Finding Langston Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780823439607
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Published: Holiday House - August 14th, 2018

In this poignant story eleven-year-old Langston overcomes bullies and loneliness, discovers the public library and the poet Langston Hughes, and makes a new home his own.


First Laugh--Welcome, Baby! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580897945
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 14th, 2018

In Navajo families, the first person to make a new baby laugh hosts the child's First Laugh Ceremony. Who will earn the honor in this story?


Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101997260
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2018

One boy's search for his father leads him to Puerto Rico in this moving middle grade novel, for fans of Ghost and See You in the Cosmos.

Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you look like this and you're only in the eighth grade, you're both a threat and a target.


Little Boat Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781452163017
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 21st, 2018

When you're small and on the go, there's a lot to watch out for: big boats, waves, rain clouds, and more! But Little Boat can handle whatever comes his way, braving the elements and the unexpected with his initiative, confidence, and positive attitude. This colorful follow-up to Little Truck by beloved author-illustrator Taro Gomi will entertain toddlers sailing toward big adventures!


The Little Barbarian Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802855091
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2018

A wordless picture book that captures the imagination

Being a barbarian is no easy task. A barbarian must be able to survive an army of one-eyed giants or a pit of venomous snakes. He must bravely fight off manticores, dragons, and sea serpents. Luckily, a barbarian can always rely on his trusty steed to see him through any peril.


Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781478000044
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Published: Duke University Press - August 24th, 2018

Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book, Little Man, Little Man celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood.


Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More Cover Image
By Mallika Chopra, Brenna Vaughan (Illustrator), Deepak Chopra (Foreword by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780762491582
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Published: Running Press Kids - August 28th, 2018

For kids ages 8 to 12, this is an accessible and fun meditation and mindfulness how-to book filled with full-color illustrations, written by Mallika Chopra and with a foreword by Deepak Chopra.


A Big Mooncake for Little Star Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316404488
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin


Pat, pat, pat...

Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.


Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781629797182
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Published: Calkins Creek - August 28th, 2018

"(A) history that everyone should know: required and inspired." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review


Lucky Luna Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338232738
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 28th, 2018

Luna Ramos has too many primas to count, but there's one cousin that's always getting her into trouble, Claudia. After locking her in the bathroom at their other cousin's quinceañera, Luna is grounded for a month. Her punishment? Not being allowed to wear her signature hats, which she uses to hide her birthmark, a streak of white in her otherwise dark hair.


Good Dog Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062662866
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Published: HarperCollins - August 7th, 2018

This charming picture book—from the author-illustrator of The Rabbit Listened and Little Bunny Foo Foo: The Real Story—follows an adorable stray puppy who exemplifies what it truly means to be a “good dog.”


Case Closed #1: Mystery in the Mansion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062676276
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 14th, 2018

Choose-your-own-adventure and puzzle-packed mystery collide in the first book in Lauren Magaziner’s new hilarious and high-stakes middle grade series in which the reader must help Carlos and his friends put together the clues to save his mom’s detective agency.


The Dollar Kids Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763694746
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Published: Candlewick - August 7th, 2018

When a family buys a house in a struggling town for just one dollar, they’re hoping to start over — but have they traded one set of problems for another?


City of Ghosts Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338111002
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 28th, 2018

A New York Times bestseller!

Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn't like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the living from the dead . . . and enter the world of spirits. Her best friend is even a ghost.

So things are already pretty strange. But they're about to get much stranger.


Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250155016
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 28th, 2018

Steadfast Fortitude and curious Patience are waiting every morning to greet visitors of the Library.

That is until, one early morning, when Fortitude finds Patience is missing. The city is about to awake, and the lions absolutely must be in their places before the sun rises. Now, Fortitude must abandon his own post to find his best friend in the Library’s labyrinthine halls.


Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545935173
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Published: Graphix - August 28th, 2018

When a new bunch of baddies bust up the town, Dog Man is called into action -- and this time he isn't alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, our heroes must save the day by joining forces with an unlikely ally: Petey, the World's Most Evil Cat. But can the villainous Petey avoid vengeance and venture into virtue?


Dolores Huerta Stands Strong: The Woman Who Demanded Justice (Biographies for Young Readers) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780821423301
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Published: Ohio University Press - August 16th, 2018

Today, we know Dolores Huerta as the cofounder, with Cesar Chavez, of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers of America. We know her as a tireless advocate for the rights of farmworkers, Mexican American immigrants, women, and LGBTQ populations. And we know her as the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama in 2012.


Inside the Villains Cover Image
By Clotilde Perrin, Clotilde Perrin (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781776571987
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Published: Gecko Press - August 1st, 2018

An extraordinary pop-up book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairy-tale villains--the giant, the wolf and the witch--with interactive flaps, a twist on well-known tales, and personality cards for each villain.


And There Was Evening, and There Was Morning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781512483642
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing - August 1st, 2018

The world began when God said "Light,"
And changed the world from dark to bright.


Gentle rhyming couplets tell the story of how God created the world, describing six days of work fashioning everything from seas and clouds to animals and people, to--finally--resting on Shabbat.


The Rough Patch Cover Image
By Brian Lies, Brian Lies (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062671271
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 14th, 2018

A breathtakingly beautiful and luminescent book about loss and grief, love and hope, and the healing power of friendship and nature, from New York Times–bestselling picture book creator Brian Lies.


Poetree Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780889954922
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Published: Red Deer Press - August 30th, 2018

Award-winning author Caroline Pignat's first picture book is an intriguing blend of carefully composed verbal images, knit together with extraordinary visuals by award-winning illustrator Fran ois Thisdale. The poem is indeed about the yearly cycle in the life of a tree. But it is also an intriguing poetic concoction.