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Looking for a Jumbie Cover Image
By Tracey Baptiste, Amber Ren (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062970817
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 21st, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Tracey Baptiste and acclaimed illustrator Amber Ren take readers on a fun, creepy, storytime-ready romp through a forest filled with creatures from Caribbean folklore.

I’m looking for a jumbie, I’m going to find a scary one.


Sophie's Squash Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Anne Wilsdorf (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593181690
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Published: Dragonfly Books - June 8th, 2021

Kids will love this playful story of of a unique fall friendship between a girl . . . and her squash!


Thankful Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534477346
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 7th, 2021

Stunning, diorama illustrations bring to life this lullaby of a picture book about celebrating everyday things that make life wonderful.

I am thankful for a home where I am safe and warm.
Thankful for parents who read me stories and comb my hair gently, gently.


The Graveyard Riddle: A Goldfish Boy Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338679038
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 3rd, 2021

Lisa Thompson returns to the world of her acclaimed novel The Goldfish Boy with this page-turning mystery.

Melody Bird has discovered an abandoned old building in the corner of the graveyard...

Though it's dark and creepy, she can't resist its pull. When she goes to explore, she finds a mysterious boy hiding out there.


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

A 2021 People Magazine Best Books of Fall Winner!

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


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


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

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The worldwide phenomenon Wonder showed over 13 million readers how to choose kind. Now, the #1 New York Times bestselling author is back with an enthralling adventure that will show readers how to choose courage.


Creepy Carrots! (Creepy Tales) Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442402973
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2012

In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.


Snapdragon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250171115
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Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

Kat Leyh's Snapdragon is a magical realist graphic novel about a young girl who befriends her town’s witch and discovers the strange magic within herself.

Snap's town had a witch.


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

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


A Soft Place to Land Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062875877
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 14th, 2021

In this compelling and heartfelt mystery story, Janae Marks—author of the acclaimed bestselling From the Desk of Zoe Washington—follows a young girl reshaping her meaning of home. Perfect for fans of Erin Entrada Kelly and Rebecca Stead.


Cuba in My Pocket Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374314675
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 21st, 2021

By the author of 2021 Pura Belpré Honor Book The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez, a sweeping, emotional middle grade historical novel about a twelve-year-old boy who leaves his family in Cuba to immigrate to the U.S. by himself, based on the author's family history.

“I don’t remember. Tell me everything, Pepito. Tell me about Cuba.”


City of Ghosts Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338111026
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 3rd, 2019

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria (V.E.) Schwab (The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue) comes a sweeping, spooky, evocative adventure, perfect for fans of Stranger Things. An instant bestseller!


Room on the Broom Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142501122
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Published: Puffin Books - August 25th, 2003

This fun family read-aloud is the perfect way to start Halloween celebrations and an ideal gift book. A sweet story of quick wits, friendship, and inclusivity from the creators of The Gruffalo!


Go Away, Big Green Monster! Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316236539
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Published: LB Kids - April 1st, 1993

OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD!
This classic interactive book that has been helping children chase away nighttime fears for 25 years is perfect for Halloween--and all-year round!


What's Your Favorite Color? (Eric Carle and Friends' What's Your Favorite #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250184207
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 19th, 2018

In this board book, Eric Carle and fourteen other best-loved picture book artists answer the classic kid question: what's your favorite color?

Everybody has a favorite color. Some like blue balloons or brown buildings or mint green ice cream cones. Eric Carle loves a yellow sun because children often include one in the corner of their pictures.


Jump! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781776572311
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Published: Gecko Press - August 13th, 2019

A joyful board book to share with young children that will have them jumping with glee.

A frog jumps. Boing A kitten jumps. Boi-ing A dog jumps. Boiyyyyyyoiingg A grasshopper jumps, a rabbit jumps, then a snail...uhm, maybe not. Mother and chick jump together, a fish jumps out of the water, and last comes a little girl to join the fun... I jump too--BOING


Goodnight, Veggies (board book) Cover Image
By Diana Murray, Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780358452119
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Published: Clarion Books - April 13th, 2021

Every veggie needs their shuteye in this restful, charming story set in a community garden, illustrated by New York Times best-selling artist Zachariah OHora.


Why? Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823447374
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Published: Neal Porter Books - October 6th, 2020

For young readers who always want to know why? . . . especially when there isn't an easy answer.

An ALA Notable Children's Book
A Capitol Choices Noteworthy Title


One of These Is Not Like the Others Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823445813
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Published: Neal Porter Books - January 5th, 2021

One of these is not like that other--and that's great! This gently subversive board book points out-- and celebrates!-- the differences between subjects.


The Little Duckling Who Wouldn't Get Wet Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823445806
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Published: Holiday House - February 2nd, 2021

In this fun board book, Little Duckling will get wet--but only when it's ready!


All ducks must swim, says the big duck. But the little duckling isn't ready to swim--not yet. One by one, other animals come to try to convince the little duckling to jump in. They push and shove, but the little duckling is firm: not yet!


How to Be a Cat Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419734991
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 7th, 2019

In this tender board book, a kitten practices the basics of feline behavior over the course of a day. A single word of text per spread teaches readers “how to be a cat”—how to stretch, clean, pounce, feast—while the striking paper cuts illustrate the kitten’s attempts to imitate an adult cat’s mastery of each skill.


Freight Train Lift-the-Flap Cover Image
By Donald Crews, Donald Crews (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063067141
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 31st, 2021

In this lift-the-flap edition of the Caldecott Honor classic, young readers go on a train trip full of new surprises. Freight Train Lift-the-Flap includes fourteen sturdy flaps perfect for little hands that reveal the contents of the train cars.


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Sarah and the Big Wave: The True Story of the First Woman to Surf Mavericks Cover Image
By Bonnie Tsui, Sophie Diao (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250239488
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 11th, 2021

This stunning nonfiction picture book tells the inspiring story of Sarah Gerhardt, one of the first female big-wave surfers.

Have you ever seen a big wave? One that’s twenty, thirty, forty, even fifty feet tall? Here’s a better question: Would you ever surf a big wave? Sarah Gerhardt did—and this is her story.


The Boy and the Sea Cover Image
By Camille Andros, Amy June Bates (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419749407
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

A picture book meditation on curiosity, wonder, and finding one’s way

In this lyrical picture book, readers follow one boy through his life as he returns to the seashore beside his home. The boy likes to think, and his thoughts turn into questions. He brings these questions to the sea. At times, he thinks he can hear the sea whisper to him: Dream. Love.


How to Spot a Best Friend Cover Image
By Bea Birdsong, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593179277
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Published: Rodale Kids - June 22nd, 2021

Do you know how to find a best friend? Find out in this wonderful celebration of kindness and friendship!


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Not Little Cover Image
By Maya Myers, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446193
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Published: Neal Porter Books - July 6th, 2021

Just because you're really small doesn't mean you can't have a big heart. When the diminutive Dot stands up to a bully on behalf of an even smaller friend, she proves how big she can truly be.


The Dress and the Girl Cover Image
By Camille Andros, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419731617
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 7th, 2018

A little girl and her favorite dress dream of an extraordinary life. They enjoy simple pleasures together on a beautiful Greek island. They watch the sunset, do chores, and pick wildflowers on the way home. One day, the dress and the girl must leave the island and immigrate to the United States.


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I Am Every Good Thing Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

Winner of the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award!

An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut


I am
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.


The Patchwork Bike Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536217414
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

It has a bent bucket seat, bashed tin-can handlebars, and wood-cut wheels — and riding the patchwork bike that you and your crazy brothers made is the best fun in the whole village.


Sunny-Side Up Cover Image
By Jacky Davis, Fiona Woodcock (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062573070
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 9th, 2021

Bestselling author Jacky Davis and award-winning illustrator Fiona Woodcock celebrate family, love, and imagination in this vibrant and expressive picture book. Father-daughter time shines in this irresistible story about creativity, solving problems, and looking on the bright side when faced with obstacles. A great read-aloud for rainy days . . .


I Carry Your Heart with Me Cover Image
By E.E. Cummings, Mati McDonough (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781937359522
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Published: Cameron Kids - April 1st, 2014

I Carry Your Heart With Me is a children's adaptation of the beloved E. E. Cummings poem, beautifully illustrated by Mati Rose McDonough. Showing the strong bond of love between mother and child, within nature and throughout life, Cummings' heartfelt words expressed through McDonough's lovely illustrations combine to create a fresh, yet classic, portrayal of love.


The Rabbit Listened Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735229358
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Published: Dial Books - February 20th, 2018

A moving and universal picture book about empathy and kindness, sure to soothe heartaches big and small—now a New York Times bestseller


Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780884487975
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 7th, 2020

Coretta Scott King 2021 Honoree

A winner of the ILA 2021 Children’s and Young Adults’ Book Awards in the fiction category.

NCSS 2021 Notable Social Studies Book

Maine Lupine Award Winner


Animalphabet Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Sharon King-Chai (Illustrator)
$20.99
ISBN: 9780525554158
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Published: Dial Books - October 30th, 2018

A wondrous and beautiful A-to-Z guessing game from the bestselling author of Room on the Broom

From ant to butterfly to caterpillar . . . to zebra and then back again, Animalphabet is an entertaining puzzle as well as a gorgeous alphabet book to treasure.


Just In Case You Want to Fly Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443444
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Published: Neal Porter Books - October 8th, 2019

A message of love, support, and empowerment, from bestselling author Julie Fogliano and Christian Robinson, Caldecott Honoree and creator of the New York Times Bestseller You Matter.

just in case you want to fly
here's some wind
and here's the sky


Under the Lilacs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358153931
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Published: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020

From Ezra Jack Keats Honor winner E. B. Goodale comes a celebration of nature, family, and building our own hands-on adventuresperfect for any reader who has ever craved a bit of independence . . .

In this lush and playful picture book from E. B. Goodale, illustrator of Windows, Kate feels ignored by her mother and sister and so decides to run away.


Imagine Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536217407
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Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

A buoyant, breathtaking poem from Juan Felipe Herrera — brilliantly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo — speaks to every dreaming heart.


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Real Cowboys Cover Image
By Kate Hoefler, Jonathan Bean (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544148925
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Published: Clarion Books - October 4th, 2016

In Kate Hoefler’s realistic and poetic picture book debut about the wide open West, the myth of rowdy, rough-riding cowboys and cowgirls is remade. A timely and multifaceted portrayal reveals a lifestyle that is as diverse as it contrary to what we've come to expect.


The Tree in Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112595
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Published: Dial Books - March 16th, 2021

A stunning and sensitive portrait of the strength within each of us and the nourishment we receive from the natural world, by the New York Times bestselling creator of the acclaimed My Heart and The Book of Mistakes


Are You Eating Candy without Me? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524792015
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 11th, 2020

"A book as sweet as the candy that fills its pages." - Kirkus Reviews

In this delightfully illustrated picture book, readers explore the original FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) as four children imagine what wild, zany, and impossible adventures the adults in their lives must surely get up to when they are not with them.


Strictly No Elephants Cover Image
By Lisa Mantchev, Taeeun Yoo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481416474
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 27th, 2015

“A sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Sweet and affirming.” —Kirkus Reviews

With a gentle message of inclusion and helping others, this title reaches beyond a mere friendship story.”—School Library Journal
“Heartening.”—Booklist


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The Octopus Escapes Cover Image
By Maile Meloy, Felicita Sala (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984812698
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

From a New York Times bestselling author comes this poignant, lyrical tale about nature's great escape artist—perfect for fans of the Oscar-winning documentary film My Octopus Teacher.


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Someone Builds the Dream Cover Image
By Lisa Wheeler, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984814333
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Published: Dial Books - March 23rd, 2021

Buildings, bridges, and books don't exist without the workers who are often invisible in the final product, as this joyous and profound picture book reveals from acclaimed author of The Christmas Boot Lisa Wheeler and New York Times bestselling illustrator of Love Loren Long

All across this great big world, jobs are getting done


Oh Look, a Cake! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358380306
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Published: Clarion Books - May 11th, 2021

A subversively hilarious picture book about a sloth, a lemur, a giant cake, and what happens when you don’t share, for fans of Jon Klassen and Mo Willems.  

When Sloth and Lemur come across a giant, mouth-watering cake, they can’t believe their luck. Sloth wonders if they should tell the others, but Lemur is pretty sure they shouldn't.


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

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!


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Only the Cat Saw Cover Image
By Ashley Wolff, Ashley Wolff (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481466929
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Published: Beach Lane Books - June 16th, 2020

What does a curious farm cat see when the sun goes down, the stars come out, and everyone else is fast asleep? Find out in this brand new, fully refreshed and repainted edition of Ashley Wolff’s classic Only the Cat Saw.

When night falls, a family eases into supper, bath, and bedtime. But while their day is ending, their farm cat’s adventures have just begun!


Hello Hello (Books for Preschool and Kindergarten, Poetry Books for Kids) Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452150147
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 20th, 2018

Named a Best Children's Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Amazon, Working Mother and more: A new picture book from Brendan Wenzel, the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Honor-winning author of They All Saw a Cat!

Hello, Hello! is an interactive book for kids.


They All Saw A Cat (Cat Books for Kids, Beginning Reading Books, Preschool Prep Books) Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452150130
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 30th, 2016

They All Saw A Cat by Brendan Wenzel - New York Times bestseller and 2017 Caldecott Medal and Honor Book

"An ingenious idea, gorgeously realized." -Shelf Awareness, starred review
"Both simple and ingenious in concept, Wenzel's book feels like a game changer." -The Huffington Post


The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom Cover Image
By Colleen AF Venable, Lian Cho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062494375
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 22nd, 2020

No matter where you are, you can find the perfect instrument and join this band! A winning pick for young readers who adore books by Jory John, Mac Barnett, and Christian Robinson.


The Secret Of Black Rock Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781911171256
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Published: Flying Eye Books - June 13th, 2017

Erin loves to lie on the jetty, looking for the weirdest fish in the sea—the weirder, the better! And she knows the best ones must be further out, where her mum won't let her go...

Out there in the deepest sea lies the Black Rock: a huge, dark and spiky mass that is said to destroy any boats that come near it! Can Erin uncover the truth behind this mysterious legend?


Kafka and the Doll Cover Image
By Larissa Theule, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593116326
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

Based on a true story about Franz Kafka


Under the Same Sky Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781680100945
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Published: Tiger Tales - September 4th, 2018

Explore the emotions, hopes, dreams, and activities that we all share in this vibrant book, which features die-cut pages and a skillful weaving of text and illustration.


Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Jay Fleck (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452170336
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 5th, 2019

"Readers will root for bighearted, small armed Tiny." —Publishers Weekly


I Sang You Down from the Stars Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316493161
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

New York Times bestseller!

This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail, while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby--with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade

  As she waits for the arrival of her


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The Ramble Shamble Children Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399176326
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 9th, 2021

New picture book by a two-time Newbery Honor-winning author!
 
The delightful story of an unconventional family of kids who learn the ups and downs of working together.


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Margaret's Unicorn Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984896537
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 15th, 2020

A perfect gift for the unicorn lovers in your life, this lovely and utterly transporting picture book tells the story of what every little girl wishes would happen to her: a girl finds and takes care of a lost baby unicorn.


Carol and the Pickle-Toad Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735263987
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Published: Tundra Books - May 11th, 2021

Carol is tired of listening to her bossy toad hat -- until a pigeon carries it away! This delightful picture book from Ooko creator Esmé Shapiro is a quirky and funny fable about overcoming self-doubt and finding your inner voice.


Not Quite Narwhal Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481469098
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

In the tradition of Uni the Unicorn and Gaston, this heartwarming and adorable debut picture book tells the story of a young unicorn who was born under the sea to a family of narwhals.

Growing up in the ocean, Kelp has always assumed that he was a narwhal like the rest of his family.


Nathan's Song Cover Image
By Leda Schubert, Maya Ish-Shalom (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815781
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Published: Dial Books - February 16th, 2021

The Jewish immigrant experience in the early 1900s is touchingly and joyfully portrayed in this picture book based on the author's own grandfather.


Stretchy McHandsome Cover Image
By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803741218
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Published: Dial Books - October 8th, 2019

A handsome and totally fetching street cat with a penchant for trouble stars in the new picture book by Judy Schachner, creator of the inimitable, irrepressible Skippyjon Jones


Uni the Unicorn Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780385375559
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Published: Random House Studio - August 26th, 2014

Amy Krouse Rosenthal's New York Times bestselling picture book about a unicorn who believes that little girls are REAL is perfect for anyone interested in stories of friendship, unicorns, and the power of believing!
 


Life Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481451628
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Published: Beach Lane Books - June 27th, 2017

Cynthia Rylant and Brendan Wenzel explore the beauty and tenacity of life.

Life begins small, then grows…

There are so many wonderful things about life, both in good times and in times of struggle.


You Matter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421691
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

A New York Times bestseller!
Five starred reviews!

Named Best Book of the Year by Barnes & Noble, The New York Times/New York Public Library, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal

They All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different


The Breaking News Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250153562
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 10th, 2018

When devastating news rattles a young girl's community, her normally attentive parents and neighbors are suddenly exhausted and distracted. At school, her teacher tells the class to look for the helpers—the good people working to make things better in big and small ways. She wants more than anything to help in a BIG way, but maybe she can start with one small act of kindness instead . .


Your Mama Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328631886
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Published: Versify - April 6th, 2021

A sweet twist on the age-old “yo mama” joke, celebrating fierce moms everywhere with playful lyricism and gorgeous illustrations. Perfect for Mother’s Day.

Yo’ mama so sweet, she could be a bakery. She dresses so fine, she could have a clothing line. And, even when you mess up, she’s so forgiving, she lets you keep on living.


The Old Truck Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324005193
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Published: Norton Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

A young girl turns her imagination into action in this beautifully crafted and intricately designed debut picture book.

When is an old truck something more? On a small, bustling farm, a resilient and steadfast pickup works tirelessly alongside the family that lives there, and becomes a part of the dreams and ambitions of the family’s young daughter.


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The Old Boat Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005179
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Published: Norton Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

The creators of The Old Truck set sail with an old boat and an evocative, intricately crafted exploration of home and family.

Off a small island,

an old boat sets sail

and a young boy

finds home.


Right Now Cover Image
By Jessica Olien, Jessica Olien (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062568281
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 17th, 2018

A beautifully lyrical and inspirational picture book about being present and loving who you are, from Jessica Olien, the author/illustrator of Adrift, The Blobfish Book, and Shark Detective.

What are you?

You’re big and small and loud and quiet. You are right now. And you are perfect.


Hum and Swish Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823442867
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 11th, 2019

Celebrate creativity, introversion, summer sun-- and the beauty of a little peace and quiet!

It's a glorious summer day at the shore, and all Jamie wants is to finish her art project in the sand. A little time to herself is all she needs. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever?


Saturday Cover Image
By Oge Mora (By (artist))
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ISBN: 9780316431279
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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....


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Becoming a Good Creature Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358252108
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Published: Clarion Books - September 29th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller

School is not the only place to find a teacher. In this beautiful picture booklearn the many surprising lessons animals have to teach us about friendship, compassion, and how to be a better creature in the world.


Sy Montgomery has had many teachers in her life: some with two legs, others with four, or e


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Small World Cover Image
By Ishta Mercurio, Jen Corace (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419734076
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019

When Nanda is born, the whole of her world is the circle of her mother’s arms. But as she grows, the world grows too. It expands outward—from her family, to her friends, to the city, to the countryside. And as it expands, so does Nanda’s wonder in the underlying shapes and structures patterning it: cogs and wheels, fractals in snowflakes.


Our Subway Baby Cover Image
By Peter Mercurio, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525427544
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Published: Dial Books - September 15th, 2020

This gentle and incredibly poignant picture book tells the true story of how one baby found his home.

"Some babies are born into their families. Some are adopted. This is the story of how one baby found his family in the New York City subway."


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By Michael Slack, Michael Slack (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593108383
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Published: Dial Books - September 22nd, 2020

A daring, dinosaur-climbing adventure leads to hilarious kitty hijinks in this adorable tale of perseverance