Aru Shah and the City of Gold (Pandava, #4)

Aru Shah and the City of Gold Aru Shah and her sisters including one who also claims to be the Sleeper's daughter must find their mentors Hanuman and Urvashi in Lanka, the city of gold, before war breaks out between the devas and asuras.

Aru has just made a wish on the tree of wishes, but she can't remember what it was. She's pretty sure she didn't wish for a new sister, one.

Aru Shah and the City of Gold (Pandava #4)Who looks strangely familiar and claims to be the Sleeper's daughter, like her.

Aru also isn't sure she still wants to fight on behalf of the devas in the war against the Sleeper and his demon army. The gods have been too devious up to now. Case in point: Kubera, ruler of the city of gold, promises to give the Pandavas two powerful weapons, but o.


Who looks strangely familiar and claims to be the Sleeper's daughter, like her.

Aru also isn't sure she still wants to fight on behalf of the devas in the war against the Sleeper and his demon army. The gods have been too devious up to now. Case in point: Kubera, ruler of the city of gold, promises to give the Pandavas two powerful weapons, but o.

The Last Windwitch

The Last WindwitchMany years ago, in the kingdom of Fenwood Reach, there was a powerful Windwitch who wove the seasons, keeping the land bountiful and the people happy. But then a dark magic drove her from the realm, and the world fell into chaos.

Brida is content i.

N her small village of Oak Hollow. There, she’s plenty occupied trying to convince her fickle magic to actually do what it’s meant to in her work as a hedgewitch’s apprentice—until she accidentally catches the attention of the wicked queen.

The Last WindwitchN her small village of Oak Hollow. There, she’s plenty occupied trying to convince her fickle magic to actually do what it’s meant to in her work as a hedgewitch’s apprentice—until she accidentally catches the attention of the wicked queen.

Thornlight (Foxheart, #2)

Thornlight Centuries and centuries ago, the Vale was split in two in a war between witches. Ever since, an evil darkness has been climbing, climbing, climbing out of the Break, infecting everything it touches. The people of the Vale fight it with discs made of lightning—and with an ancient spell. Brier Skystone is the youngest, most talented lightning harv.

Ester the Vale’s ever seen. Her twin sister, Thorn, is a sensitive artist who’s braver than even she knows. And young Queen Celestyna Hightower is determined to be Mender of the Break, the last of her family to bear the weight of anchoring the spell—which is really of a curse.

As the darkness keeps coming, these three girls will each.

Thornlight (Foxheart #2)Ester the Vale’s ever seen. Her twin sister, Thorn, is a sensitive artist who’s braver than even she knows. And young Queen Celestyna Hightower is determined to be Mender of the Break, the last of her family to bear the weight of anchoring the spell—which is really of a curse.

As the darkness keeps coming, these three girls will each.

Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls

Cece Rios and the Desert of SoulsLiving in the remote town of Tierra del Sol is dangerous, especially in the criatura months, when powerful spirits roam the desert and threaten humankind. But Cecelia Rios has always believed there was to the criaturas, much to her family’s disapproval. After all, only brujas—humans who capture and.

Control criaturas—consort with the spirits, and brujeria is a terrible crime.

When her older sister, Juana, is kidnapped by El Sombrerón, a powerful dark criatura, Cece is determined to bring Juana back. To get into Devil’s Alley, though, she’ll have to become a bruja herself—while hid.

Cece Rios and the Desert of SoulsControl criaturas—consort with the spirits, and brujeria is a terrible crime.

When her older sister, Juana, is kidnapped by El Sombrerón, a powerful dark criatura, Cece is determined to bring Juana back. To get into Devil’s Alley, though, she’ll have to become a bruja herself—while hid.

Six Feet Below Zero

Six Feet Below ZeroA dead body. A missing will. An evil relative. The good news is, Great Grammy has a plan. The bad news is, she's the dead body.

Rosie and Baker are hiding something. Something big. Their great grandmother made them promise to pretend she's alive until they find her missing will and get it in the right hands. The will protects the family house from their grandmother, Grim Hesper, who would sell it and ship Rosie and Baker off to separate boarding schools. They'.

Ve already lost their parents and Great Grammy they can't lose each other, too.

The siblings kick it into high gear to locate the will, keep their neighbors from prying, and safeguard the house. Rosie has no time to cope with her grief as disasters pop up around every carefully planned corner. She can't even bring herself to read her last ever letter from Great Grammy. But the lies get bigger and bigger as Rosie and Baker try to convince everyone that their gr.

Six Feet Below ZeroVe already lost their parents and Great Grammy they can't lose each other, too.

The siblings kick it into high gear to locate the will, keep their neighbors from prying, and safeguard the house. Rosie has no time to cope with her grief as disasters pop up around every carefully planned corner. She can't even bring herself to read her last ever letter from Great Grammy. But the lies get bigger and bigger as Rosie and Baker try to convince everyone that their gr.

The Gilded Girl

The Gilded Girl
Any child can spark magic, but only the elite are allowed to kindle it. Those denied access to the secrets of the kindling ritual will see their magic snuffed out before their thirteenth birthday.


In 1906 New York City, Miss Posterity’s Academy for Practical Magic is the best kindling school―and wealthy twelve year old Emma Harris is accus.

Tomed to the best. But when her father dies, leaving her penniless, Emma is reduced to working off her debts to Miss Posterity alongside Izzy, a headstrong servant girl who refuses to let her magic be snuffed out, even if society dictates she must. Emma and Izzy reluctantly form a pact: If Izzy teaches Emma how to survive as a servant, Emma will reveal to Iz.

The Gilded Girl Tomed to the best. But when her father dies, leaving her penniless, Emma is reduced to working off her debts to Miss Posterity alongside Izzy, a headstrong servant girl who refuses to let her magic be snuffed out, even if society dictates she must. Emma and Izzy reluctantly form a pact: If Izzy teaches Emma how to survive as a servant, Emma will reveal to Iz.

Billy Miller Makes a Wish

Billy Miller Makes a WishThe stand alone companion to two time Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes’s award winning, acclaimed, and bestselling The Year of Billy Miller. Billy Miller Makes a Wish is a laugh out loud funny and accessible story about summer, family, and wishes that (almost) come true. A great choice for young middle grade readers. Illustrated in black and whi.

Billy Miller Makes a WishTe throughout by the author.

On his birthday, Billy Miller wishes for something exciting to happen. But he immediately regrets his wish when an ambulance rushes to his neighbor’s house. Is Billy responsible? Award winning author Kevin Henkes delivers a short, funny, and emotionally complex novel complete with misplaced love letters, surpri.


Te throughout by the author.

On his birthday, Billy Miller wishes for something exciting to happen. But he immediately regrets his wish when an ambulance rushes to his neighbor’s house. Is Billy responsible? Award winning author Kevin Henkes delivers a short, funny, and emotionally complex novel complete with misplaced love letters, surpri.

The Messengers (Greystone Secrets, #3)

The Messengers In the conclusion to the Greystone Secrets series, the Greystones and their doubles, the Gustanos, must team up to save the alternate world—before both worlds are lost.

As book three of the Greystone Secrets series opens, the Greystone kids have their mother back from the evil alternate world, and so does their friend Natalie. But no one believes the danger is past.

Then mysterious coins be.

Gin falling from unexpected places. They are inscribed with codes that look just like what the Greystones’ father was working on before he died. And with the right touch, those symbols transform into words: PLEASE LISTEN. And FIND US, SEE US, HELP US

The coins are messengers, telling the Greystones and their allies that their friends in the alternate world are under attack—and that the cruel, m.

The Messengers (Greystone Secrets #3)Gin falling from unexpected places. They are inscribed with codes that look just like what the Greystones’ father was working on before he died. And with the right touch, those symbols transform into words: PLEASE LISTEN. And FIND US, SEE US, HELP US

The coins are messengers, telling the Greystones and their allies that their friends in the alternate world are under attack—and that the cruel, m.

The Anti-Book

The Anti-BookWith nods to The Phantom Tollbooth and Coraline, this darkly funny fantasy is a classic in the making the story of a boy who wants the world to disappear . and what happens when it does.

Mickey is angry all the time: at his divorced parents, at his sister, and at his two new stepmoms, both named Charlie. And so he can't resist the ad inside his pack of gum: Do you ever wish everyone would go away? Buy The Anti Book! Satisfaction gua.

Ranteed. He orders the book, but when it arrives, it's blank except for one line of instruction: To erase it, write it. He fills the pages with all the things and people he dislikes .

Next thing he knows, he's wandering an anti world, one in which everything and everyone familiar is gone. Or are they? His sister soon reappears but she's only four inches tall. A tiny talking house with wings looks strangely familiar, as does the myst.

The Anti-BookRanteed. He orders the book, but when it arrives, it's blank except for one line of instruction: To erase it, write it. He fills the pages with all the things and people he dislikes .

Next thing he knows, he's wandering an anti world, one in which everything and everyone familiar is gone. Or are they? His sister soon reappears but she's only four inches tall. A tiny talking house with wings looks strangely familiar, as does the myst.

The Rock from the Sky

The Rock from the SkyLook up!

Turtle really likes standing in his favorite spot. He likes it so much that he asks his friend Armadillo to come over and stand in it, too..

But now that Armadillo is standing in that spot, he has a bad feeling about it .

Here comes The Rock from the Sky, a meditation on the workings of.

The Rock from the SkyBut now that Armadillo is standing in that spot, he has a bad feeling about it .

Here comes The Rock from the Sky, a meditation on the workings of.

Rescue at Lake Wild

Rescue at Lake WildIn this funny and moving animals in peril adventure, a twelve year old girl and her two best friends determine to rescue two orphaned beaver kits—and soon find themselves trying to solve a local environmental crisis.

Everyone knows that twelve year old Madison “Madi” Lewis is not allowed to bring home any animals. After she'.

S saved hairless mice, two birds, a rabbit, and a stray tom cat that ended up destroying the front porch, Madi’s parents decide that if they find one stray animal in the house, she won’t be allowed to meet Jane Goodall at an upcoming gala event.

But when Madi and her two best friends, Aaron and Jack, rescue beaver kits whose mo.

Rescue at Lake WildS saved hairless mice, two birds, a rabbit, and a stray tom cat that ended up destroying the front porch, Madi’s parents decide that if they find one stray animal in the house, she won’t be allowed to meet Jane Goodall at an upcoming gala event.

But when Madi and her two best friends, Aaron and Jack, rescue beaver kits whose mo.

Rumaysa: A Fairytale

RumaysaThis funny and empowering story weaves together three classic fairytales into one new adventure with an unusual structural twist: Rumays.

A is a Muslim girl who lets her hijab down from a tall tower in order to escape. Set in a magical version of South Asia, Rumaysa explore.

Rumaysa: A FairytaleA is a Muslim girl who lets her hijab down from a tall tower in order to escape. Set in a magical version of South Asia, Rumaysa explore.

Trouble in the Stars

Trouble in the StarsAn outer space adventure about a troublesome little shape shifter on the run from the law.

Trouble knows two things: they are a shapeshifter, and they are running from something but they don't know what. So when the government the StarLeague shows up, Trouble figures it's time to flee.

Changing from blob of goo form, to adorable puppy for.

M, to human boy form, Trouble stows away on the Hindsight, a ship crewed by the best navigators and engineers in the galaxy, led by the fearsome Captain Astra. When Trouble is discovered, the captain decides to be nice instead of tossing them out an airlock, she'll drop Trouble off at the next space station.

As the ship travels, Trouble uses the.

Trouble in the StarsM, to human boy form, Trouble stows away on the Hindsight, a ship crewed by the best navigators and engineers in the galaxy, led by the fearsome Captain Astra. When Trouble is discovered, the captain decides to be nice instead of tossing them out an airlock, she'll drop Trouble off at the next space station.

As the ship travels, Trouble uses the.

Aven Green, Sleuthing Machine

Aven Green, Sleuthing MachineThird grader Aven Green has been solving mysteries for a whole month—cracking such cases as The Mystery of the Cranky Mom. But can this perceptive detective solve two case.

S at the same time? First her teacher’s lunch bag disappears. Then Aven’s great grandma’s dog goes missing. Fortunately, since Aven was born without arms, all the “a.

Aven Green Sleuthing MachineS at the same time? First her teacher’s lunch bag disappears. Then Aven’s great grandma’s dog goes missing. Fortunately, since Aven was born without arms, all the “a.

A Thousand Minutes to Sunlight

R that danger is up ahead. Afraid of the unknown, Cora spends her days with her feet tucked into sand, marveling at La Quinta beach's giant waves and her little sister Sunshine's boundless energy.

And then danger really does show up at Cora's doorstep her absentee uncle, whose sudden presence in t.

A Thousand Minutes to SunlightJen White's A Thousand Minutes to Sunlight is a sensitively written middle grade novel about a girl struggling with anxiety, family secrets, and the meaning of friendship.

Cora is constantly counting the minutes. It's the only thing that stops her brain from rattling with worry, from convincing he.

A Thousand Minutes to SunlightR that danger is up ahead. Afraid of the unknown, Cora spends her days with her feet tucked into sand, marveling at La Quinta beach's giant waves and her little sister Sunshine's boundless energy.

And then danger really does show up at Cora's doorstep her absentee uncle, whose sudden presence in t.

Lucy's Blooms

Ire young readers to garden and maintain optimism while learning new activities.
Publishers Weekly


A nurturing, affirmative, happy tale. Pervasive theme of love.
Kirkus Reviews


This lovely and lyrical story is the perfect read aloud for themes of family, love, persistence, empathy and resilience.
Writers' Rumpus


The town's annual flower contest is coming soon, and a young girl puts he.

Lucy's BloomsIre young readers to garden and maintain optimism while learning new activities.
Publishers Weekly


A nurturing, affirmative, happy tale. Pervasive theme of love.
Kirkus Reviews


This lovely and lyrical story is the perfect read aloud for themes of family, love, persistence, empathy and resilience.
Writers' Rumpus


The town's annual flower contest is coming soon, and a young girl puts he.

Lucy&#;s BloomsA multigenerational story about a young girl who learns from her grandmother about the enduring nature of love, the strength in rejecting labels, and the wisdom in standing with those who are different.

[Dawn] Prochovnic's prose gently anthropomorphizes Lucy's flowers [and] Brereton adds vibrant, textural digital spreads with an inclusive array of expressive cartoon style characters. This gently encouraging tale will insp.

Ghosts of Weirdwood (William Shivering, #2)

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Fresh off of heroically saving their city from nightmarish monsters, 12 year old reformed thieves Arthur and Wally are determined to join the Wardens of Weirdwood defenders of the border between the Real and Imaginary worlds.

Their mission: defeat the Order of Eldar, a shadowy group that exploits the creatures of the Fae for their own gain. When the Order opens what seems to be a Rift betw.

Ghosts of Weirdwood (William Shivering #2)Ood

Fresh off of heroically saving their city from nightmarish monsters, 12 year old reformed thieves Arthur and Wally are determined to join the Wardens of Weirdwood defenders of the border between the Real and Imaginary worlds.

Their mission: defeat the Order of Eldar, a shadowy group that exploits the creatures of the Fae for their own gain. When the Order opens what seems to be a Rift betw.

Ghosts of Weirdwood In this second action packed and hilarious Weirdwood adventure, two thieves and their ghost friend wage a battle against a shadowy magical organization intent on opening a Rift between the worlds of the living and the dead.



[W]ill delight and satiate those besotted with Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Artemis Fowl, Miss Peregrine, the Spiderwicks. New York Times Book Review on Thieves of Weirdw.

Happy Puppy, Angry Tiger

Happy Puppy, Angry Tiger
Help children understand their emotions, build empathy, and learn the words they need to express themselves.


A little book about BIG feelings.

Aah, the sloth is feeling relaxed. Wow! The panda is surprised. Sometimes the mou.

Se feels sad. Every day brings a different set of emotions for us to recognize and process, but young children often have a hard time connecting their emotions with the words they need to describe them. Featuring animal characters that are associa.

Happy Puppy Angry TigerSe feels sad. Every day brings a different set of emotions for us to recognize and process, but young children often have a hard time connecting their emotions with the words they need to describe them. Featuring animal characters that are associa.

Hiding Baby Moses

Hiding Baby MosesA baby boy is hidden in a basket floating on the Nile. A fearful mother sings a song of protection. And a brave b.

Ig sister seeks a chance to save her brother.

Meet the family of baby Moses in this lyrical retelling and.

Hiding Baby MosesIg sister seeks a chance to save her brother.

Meet the family of baby Moses in this lyrical retelling and.

Too Bright to See

Too Bright to SeeA haunting ghost story about navigating grief, growing up, and growing into a new gender identity

It's the summer before middle school and eleven year old Bug's best friend Moira has decided the two of them need to use the next few months to prepare. For Moira, this means figurin.

G out the right clothes to wear, learning how to put on makeup, and deciding which boys are cuter in their yearbook photos than in real life. But none of this is all that appealing to Bug, who doesn't particularly want to spend time trying to understand how to be a girl. Besides, there'.

Too Bright to SeeG out the right clothes to wear, learning how to put on makeup, and deciding which boys are cuter in their yearbook photos than in real life. But none of this is all that appealing to Bug, who doesn't particularly want to spend time trying to understand how to be a girl. Besides, there'.

We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know

We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should KnowRe Grateful: Otsaliheliga offers readers everything they never learned in school about Native American people's past, present, and future. Precise, lyrical writing presents topics including: forced assimilation (such as boarding schools), land allotment and Native tribal reorganization, termination (the US government not.

Re Grateful: Otsaliheliga offers readers everything they never learned in school about Native American people's past, present, and future. Precise, lyrical writing presents topics including: forced assimilation (such as boarding schools), land allotment and Native tribal reorganization, termination (the US government not.

We Are Still Here!Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!

Too often, Native American history is treated as a finished chapter instead of relevant and ongoing. This companion book to the award winning We A.

Sugar and Spite

Sugar and SpiteCan a bully be defeated by a magical love potion?

Jolina can't take Claudine's bullying any longer! The taunts and teasing are too much. Though Jolina knows she's still in training to use her grandfather's arbularyo magic, she sneaks into his potions lab to get her revenge. Jolina brews a batch of gayuma, a pow.

Erful love potion.

And it works. The love potion conquers Claudine's hateful nature. In fact, Claudine doesn't just stop bullying Jolina now she wants to be Jolina's BFF, and does everything and anything Jolina asks.

But magic comes with a cost, and bad intentions beget bad returns. Controlling another p.

Sugar and SpiteErful love potion.

And it works. The love potion conquers Claudine's hateful nature. In fact, Claudine doesn't just stop bullying Jolina now she wants to be Jolina's BFF, and does everything and anything Jolina asks.

But magic comes with a cost, and bad intentions beget bad returns. Controlling another p.

Merci Suárez Can't Dance

Merci Suárez Can&#;t DanceIn Meg Medina's follow up to her Newbery Medal winning novel, Merci takes on seventh grade, with all its travails of friendship, family, love and finding your rhythm.

Seventh grade is going to be a real trial for Merci Suárez. For science she's got no nonsense Mr. Ellis, who expects her to be a smart as her brother, Roli. She's been assigned to co manage the tiny school store with Wilson Bellevue, a boy she barely k.

Nows, but whom she might actually like. And she's tangling again with classmate Edna Santos, who is bossier and obnoxious than ever now that she is in charge of the annual Heart Ball.

One thing is for sure, though: Merci Suárez can't dance not at the Heart Ball or anywhere else. Dancing makes her almost as queasy as love does, especially now that Tía Inés, her merengue teaching aunt, has a new man in her life. Unf.

Merci Suárez Can't DanceNows, but whom she might actually like. And she's tangling again with classmate Edna Santos, who is bossier and obnoxious than ever now that she is in charge of the annual Heart Ball.

One thing is for sure, though: Merci Suárez can't dance not at the Heart Ball or anywhere else. Dancing makes her almost as queasy as love does, especially now that Tía Inés, her merengue teaching aunt, has a new man in her life. Unf.

War and Millie McGonigle

War and Millie McGonigleMillie McGonigle lives in sunny California, where her days are filled with beach and surf. It should be perfect but times are tough. Hitler is attacking Europe and it looks like the United States may be going to war. Food is rationed and money is tight. And Millie's sickly little sister gets all the atte.

Ntion and couldn't be of a pain if she tried. It's all Millie can do to stay calm and feel in control.

Still there's sand beneath her feet. A new neighbor from the city, who has a lot to teach Millie. And surfer boy Rocky to admire even if she doesn't have the guts to talk to him.

It's a ti.

War and Millie McGonigleNtion and couldn't be of a pain if she tried. It's all Millie can do to stay calm and feel in control.

Still there's sand beneath her feet. A new neighbor from the city, who has a lot to teach Millie. And surfer boy Rocky to admire even if she doesn't have the guts to talk to him.

It's a ti.

I Sang You Down from the Stars

I Sang You Down from the StarsA unique baby book that 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.

As she waits for the arrival of her new baby, a mo.

Ther to be gathers gifts to create a sacred bundle. A white feather, cedar and sage, a stone from the river

Each addition to the bundle will offer the new baby strength and connection to tradition, family, and community. As they grow toget.

I Sang You Down from the StarsTher to be gathers gifts to create a sacred bundle. A white feather, cedar and sage, a stone from the river

Each addition to the bundle will offer the new baby strength and connection to tradition, family, and community. As they grow toget.

Almost There and Almost Not

Almost There and Almost NotFrom acclaimed author Linda Urban comes the funny, bittersweet story of a girl and her ghosts—and the welcoming home they find where they least expect it.California Poppy has been dropped off, yet again, with an unsuspecting relative. This time it’s her eccentric Great Aunt Monica, a woman she’s never even met. Aunt Monica has no idea what to d.

O with an eleven year old, so she puts California to work researching their ancestor, the once famous etiquette expert Eleanor Fontaine. California soon discovers that Great Great Great Aunt Eleanor isnot exactly alive and well, but a ghost—and a super sensitive one at that. The grand dame bursts into clouds of dust whenever she loses her composure.

Almost There and Almost NotO with an eleven year old, so she puts California to work researching their ancestor, the once famous etiquette expert Eleanor Fontaine. California soon discovers that Great Great Great Aunt Eleanor isnot exactly alive and well, but a ghost—and a super sensitive one at that. The grand dame bursts into clouds of dust whenever she loses her composure.

Ways to Grow Love (Ryan Hart, #2)

Other installment of stories about a Black girl finding her way and her voice as she grows through change and challenges. In this book, Ryan finds herself waiting on lots of things like for her new sister to be born healthy, f.

Ways to Grow Love Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson continues her charming young middle grade series starring Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit and sunshine.

Ryan Hart and her family are back in an.

Ways to Grow Love (Ryan Hart #2)Other installment of stories about a Black girl finding her way and her voice as she grows through change and challenges. In this book, Ryan finds herself waiting on lots of things like for her new sister to be born healthy, f.

Fearless

FearlessBetter Nate than Ever meets Love Sugar Magic in this spooky middle grade novel from Hamilton and Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez about a group of young thespians who must face the ghost haunting their theater.Twelve year old Monica Garcia has arrived in NYC with her grandmother and a few suitcases to live her dream on Broadway. She’s been chosen as understudy to the star of.

Our Time, the famed Ethel Merman Theater’s last chance to produce a hit before it shutters its doors for good. Along with her fellow castmates—a.k.a. “the squad”—Monica has a big and very personal reason to want this show to succeed. But rumors of a long running curse plague the theater. And when strange and terrible things start to threaten their hopes for a su.

FearlessOur Time, the famed Ethel Merman Theater’s last chance to produce a hit before it shutters its doors for good. Along with her fellow castmates—a.k.a. “the squad”—Monica has a big and very personal reason to want this show to succeed. But rumors of a long running curse plague the theater. And when strange and terrible things start to threaten their hopes for a su.

The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House

R the 7th book in the series coming Fall 2021!

The kids and their monster buddies are hanging out in the tree house, when Jack launches into an epic, totally heroic, super rad story of one of his many post apocalyptic adventures. Of course, after he's finished, everyone's eager to one up his tale with a story of their own. Soon, Quint, Di.

The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree HouseR the 7th book in the series coming Fall 2021!

The kids and their monster buddies are hanging out in the tree house, when Jack launches into an epic, totally heroic, super rad story of one of his many post apocalyptic adventures. Of course, after he's finished, everyone's eager to one up his tale with a story of their own. Soon, Quint, Di.

The Last Kids on EarthThe first ever graphic novel in the New York Times bestselling The Last Kids on Earth series now with over 7 million copies in print! A Netflix Original Series

These SIX brand new, full color comics feature thrilling stories from the Last Kids crew and finally reveal the mysterious whereabouts of two villainous villains to prep readers fo.

Unicorn Famous (Phoebe and Her Unicorn, #13)

Unicorn Famous (Phoebe and Her Unicorn #13)Have to ride the bus, and even negotiating with the tooth fairy on her behalf.

But when Phoebe starts noticing that unicorns have become a trendy fashion statement, she doesn’t feel quite so unique. Fortunately, she’s distracted by adventures includi.

Unicorn Famous When your best friend is a unicorn, every day is a stroll down the red carpet. Phoebe Howell’s unicorn BFF, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, is happy to provide the celebrity treatment—teaching Phoebe fancy new spells, giving her a ride to school so she doesn’t.

Have to ride the bus, and even negotiating with the tooth fairy on her behalf.

But when Phoebe starts noticing that unicorns have become a trendy fashion statement, she doesn’t feel quite so unique. Fortunately, she’s distracted by adventures includi.

The Edge of the Ocean (Strangeworlds Travel Agency #2)

The Edge of the Ocean Pack your suitcase for a magical adventure!

At the Strangeworlds Travel Agency, each suitcase transports you to a different world. All you have to do is step inside

Flick is now a badge wearing member of The Strangeworlds Travel Agency so when an urgent summons arrives at Strangeworlds from Pirate Queen Nyfe, she and Strangeworlds Society guardian Jonathon immediately pack their bags for an adven.

Ture to Queen Nyfe's world: The Break, a place of magic and piracy.

Nyfe's world is falling apart. The Break is used to having ships vanish without a trace, but there has been a sudden increase that can't be explained by giant squid or mer people. The edge of their flat world is coming ever closer to them and they need to escape before it collapses entirely.

But how do you sail a ship through a s.

The Edge of the Ocean (Strangeworlds Travel Agency #2)Ture to Queen Nyfe's world: The Break, a place of magic and piracy.

Nyfe's world is falling apart. The Break is used to having ships vanish without a trace, but there has been a sudden increase that can't be explained by giant squid or mer people. The edge of their flat world is coming ever closer to them and they need to escape before it collapses entirely.

But how do you sail a ship through a s.

Nightingale

Me? To steal her fortune from the Royal Museum. Unfortunately, her heist goes off the rails, and Lark ends up stealing a magical sword right out from under the nose of Prince Jasper, who’s none too happy to have his plans thwarted. Lark soon discovers that the Sword has a mind of its own, and has chosen her to be the next Nightingale, a fabled he.

NightingaleA plucky orphan girl stumbles into a conflict centuries in the making in this thrilling middle grade fantasy about unexpected heroes, the power of friendship, and one boisterous enchanted sword.Twelve year old Lark is determined to escape her squalid life at Miss Starvenger’s boarding house, but she needs to find the coin to do it. Her grand sche.

NightingaleMe? To steal her fortune from the Royal Museum. Unfortunately, her heist goes off the rails, and Lark ends up stealing a magical sword right out from under the nose of Prince Jasper, who’s none too happy to have his plans thwarted. Lark soon discovers that the Sword has a mind of its own, and has chosen her to be the next Nightingale, a fabled he.

Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United States

Hear My Voice/Escucha mi vozThe Testimony of ChildrenA moving picture book for older children and families that introduces a difficult topic, amplifying the voices and experiences of immigrant children detained at the.

Border between Mexico and the US. The children's actual words (from publicly available court documents) are assembled to tell one heartbreaking story, in both English and Spanish (back to.

Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United StatesBorder between Mexico and the US. The children's actual words (from publicly available court documents) are assembled to tell one heartbreaking story, in both English and Spanish (back to.

Your Mama

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

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

Your MamaYo’ mama so sweet, she could be a bakery. She dresses so fine, that she could have her clothing line. And, even when you mess up, she’s so forgiving that she lets yo.

Be a Tree!

Be a Tree!An illustrated look at the majesty of trees—and what humans can learn from themStand tall.Stretch your branches to the sun.Be a tree!We are all like tr.

Ees: our spines, trunks; our skin, bark; our hearts giving us strength and support, like heartwood. We are fueled by air and sun. And, like humans, trees.

Be a Tree!Ees: our spines, trunks; our skin, bark; our hearts giving us strength and support, like heartwood. We are fueled by air and sun. And, like humans, trees.

Bracelets For Bina's Brothers

Bracelets For Bina&#;s BrothersBina wants to make bracelets with special patterns for her brothers for the Raksha Bandhan holiday. She wants to do it.

All by herself, but it’s harder than she thought. Will she have to ask Mom for help after all?

A part of the.

Bracelets For Bina's BrothersAll by herself, but it’s harder than she thought. Will she have to ask Mom for help after all?

A part of the.

What Happened to You?

What Happened to You?Lar? A lion? Did it fall off?Every time Joe goes out the questions are the same . what happened to his leg? But is this even a ques.

What Happened to YouThe first ever picture book addressing how a disabled child might want to be spoken to.What happened to you? Was it a shark? A burg.

Lar? A lion? Did it fall off?Every time Joe goes out the questions are the same . what happened to his leg? But is this even a ques.

Amira's Picture Day

Amira&#;s Picture Day
Ramadan has come to an end, and Amira can't wait to stay home from school to celebrate Eid. There's just one hiccup: it's also school picture day. How can Amira be in two places at once?


Just the thought of Eid makes Amira warm and tingly inside. From wearing new clothes to handing out goody bags.

At the mosque, Amira can't wait for the festivities to begin. But when a flier on the fridge catches her eye, Amira's stomach goes cold. Not only is it Eid, it's also school picture day. If she's not in her class picture, how will her classmates remember her? Won't her teacher wonder where she is?

Thoug.

Amira's Picture DayAt the mosque, Amira can't wait for the festivities to begin. But when a flier on the fridge catches her eye, Amira's stomach goes cold. Not only is it Eid, it's also school picture day. If she's not in her class picture, how will her classmates remember her? Won't her teacher wonder where she is?

Thoug.

Thao

ThaoA funny, eye opening story about the challenges of growing up with an unfamiliar name and learning to be true to yourself, new from the critically acclaimed Thao Lam

Even though it’s only four simple, familiar letters long, nobody can ever pronounce Thao’s name. She’s been called Theo, Tail, even Towel! But the teasing names―Tofu, Tiny, China Girl―are worse. Maybe it’s time to be someone.

Else? Thao decides to try on a different name, something easy, like Jennifer.

It works, but only until she opens her lunchbox to find her mother’s Vietnamese spring rolls, gỏi cuốn―Thao’s favorite! Now, it feels a lot comfortable to be herself.

Simple on the surface, this story inspired by Thao’s own childhood is full of humor, heart, and important ideas of diversity, inclusion,.

ThaoElse? Thao decides to try on a different name, something easy, like Jennifer.

It works, but only until she opens her lunchbox to find her mother’s Vietnamese spring rolls, gỏi cuốn―Thao’s favorite! Now, it feels a lot comfortable to be herself.

Simple on the surface, this story inspired by Thao’s own childhood is full of humor, heart, and important ideas of diversity, inclusion,.

The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art

The People&#;s PainterA lyrically told, exquisitely illustrated biography of influential Jewish artist and activist Ben Shahn“The first thing I can remember,” Ben said, “I drew.” As an observant child growing up in Lithuania, Ben Shahn yearns to draw everything he sees—and, after seeing his father banished by the Czar for demanding workers’ rights, he deve.

Lops a keen sense of justice, too. So when Ben and the rest of his family make their way to America, Ben brings both his sharp artistic eye and his desire to fight for what’s right. As he grows, he speaks for justice through his art—by disarming classmates who bully him because he’s Jewish, by defying his teachers’ insistence that he pain.

The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with ArtLops a keen sense of justice, too. So when Ben and the rest of his family make their way to America, Ben brings both his sharp artistic eye and his desire to fight for what’s right. As he grows, he speaks for justice through his art—by disarming classmates who bully him because he’s Jewish, by defying his teachers’ insistence that he pain.

The Singer and the Scientist

The Singer and the ScientistIt's 1937, and Marian Anderson is one of the most famous singers in America. But after she gives a performance for an all white audience, she learns that the nearby hotel is closed.

To African Americans. She doesn't know where she'll stay for the night.

Until the famous scientist Albert Einstein invites her to stay at his house. Marian, who endures const.

The Singer and the ScientistTo African Americans. She doesn't know where she'll stay for the night.

Until the famous scientist Albert Einstein invites her to stay at his house. Marian, who endures const.

Hello, Rain!

Hello, Rain!A picture book celebrating all the reasons to love the rain! Flowers bloom in the garden. Umbrellas bloom on the streets. T.

Here are puddles for jumping and, later, a cozy home for hot chocolate and books.The air is full of waiting. The sky is ful.

Hello Rain!Here are puddles for jumping and, later, a cozy home for hot chocolate and books.The air is full of waiting. The sky is ful.

Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope

Born ReadyJodie Patterson, activist and Chair of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Board, shares her transgender son's experience in this important picture book about identity and acceptance.

Penelope kn.

Ows that he's a boy. (And a ninja.) The problem is getting everyone else to realize it.

In this exuberant companion to Jodie Patterson's adult memoir, The Bold World, Patterson shares her son Pene.

Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named PenelopeOws that he's a boy. (And a ninja.) The problem is getting everyone else to realize it.

In this exuberant companion to Jodie Patterson's adult memoir, The Bold World, Patterson shares her son Pene.

The House of Grass and Sky

The House of Grass and Sky. The sounds of life rang within its walls. Now it stands quiet and still. The house has sheltered many families over the years and remembers them fondly, especially the children. New families arrive to look, but none stay. Perhaps the house, too, now belongs to the Long Ago and Used to Be? Or will the “right”.

The House of Grass and SkyA luminous picture book tribute to house and home gently evokes the passage of time, the solace of memory, and the joys of preservation and renewal.

Every house has a story. This house—an old one hunkered in the deep grass below a wide country sky—is a waiting house. Once it was full of laughter and song.

. The sounds of life rang within its walls. Now it stands quiet and still. The house has sheltered many families over the years and remembers them fondly, especially the children. New families arrive to look, but none stay. Perhaps the house, too, now belongs to the Long Ago and Used to Be? Or will the “right”.

Scaredy Cat

Up against a ghostly bully. Scaredy Cat demands they follow his rules or he'll cause all kinds of trouble knock over lamps, spill kitty litter, and even get them shipped back to the animal shelter!But Pasha and Poop are stubborn and re.

Scaredy CatUp against a ghostly bully. Scaredy Cat demands they follow his rules or he'll cause all kinds of trouble knock over lamps, spill kitty litter, and even get them shipped back to the animal shelter!But Pasha and Poop are stubborn and re.

Scaredy CatPasha Poop, two adorable housecats take on Ebeneezer, the Grinch of all Cats. James Patterson’s funniest animal adventure since Katt vs. Dogg.When shelter cats Pasha and Poop move in with their new human family, they find themselves.

The House That Wasn't There

The House That Wasn&#;t ThereAward winning author Elana K. Arnold returns with an unforgettable story of the strange, wondrous threads that run between all of us, whether we know they’re there or not.

Alder has always lived in his cozy little house in Southern California. And for as long as he can remember, the old, reliable, comforting walnut tree has stood between his house and the one next door. That is, until a ne.

W family—with a particularly annoying girl his age—moves into the neighboring house and, without warning, cuts it down.

Oak doesn’t understand why her family had to move to Southern California. She has to attend a new school, find new friends, and live in a new house that isn’t even ready—her mother had to cut down a tree on their property line in order to make room for a second fl.

The House That Wasn't ThereW family—with a particularly annoying girl his age—moves into the neighboring house and, without warning, cuts it down.

Oak doesn’t understand why her family had to move to Southern California. She has to attend a new school, find new friends, and live in a new house that isn’t even ready—her mother had to cut down a tree on their property line in order to make room for a second fl.

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room
From the New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7s comes a heartfelt story about the importance of compassion and bravery when facing life's challenges (Kirkus) for fans of The One and Only Ivan and Front Desk.


It's been almost a year since Sila's mother traveled halfway around the world to Turkey, hoping to secure the immigration paperwork that would allow her.

To return to her family in the United States.

The long separation is almost impossible for Sila to withstand. But things change when Sila accompanies her father (who is a mechanic) outside their Oregon town to fix a truck. There, behind an enormous stone wall, she meets a grandfatherly man who only months before won the state lottery. Their new alliance leads to the rescue of a c.

The Elephant in the RoomTo return to her family in the United States.

The long separation is almost impossible for Sila to withstand. But things change when Sila accompanies her father (who is a mechanic) outside their Oregon town to fix a truck. There, behind an enormous stone wall, she meets a grandfatherly man who only months before won the state lottery. Their new alliance leads to the rescue of a c.

Amber and Clay

Amber and ClayThe Newbery Medal–winning author of Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! gives readers a virtuoso performance in verse in this profoundly original epic pitched just right for fans of poetry, history, mythology, and fantasy.

Welcome to ancient Greece as only genius storyteller Laura Amy Schlitz can conjure it. In a warlike land of wind and sunlight, “ringed by a restless sea,” live Rhaskos and Melisto, spiritual twins with little in common beyond the violent and mysterious forces that dictate their lives. A Thracian slave in a Greek.

Amber and ClayHousehold, Rhaskos is as common as clay, a stable boy worth less than a donkey, much less a horse. Wrenched from his mother at a tender age, he nurtures in secret, aided by Socrates, his passions for art and philosophy. Melisto is a spoiled aristocrat, a girl as precious as amber but willful and wild. She’ll marry and be tamed—the curse of all highborn girls—but risk her life for a season first to serve Artemis, goddess of the hunt.

Bound by destiny, Melisto and Rhaskos—Amber and Clay—never meet in the flesh. By the t.


Household, Rhaskos is as common as clay, a stable boy worth less than a donkey, much less a horse. Wrenched from his mother at a tender age, he nurtures in secret, aided by Socrates, his passions for art and philosophy. Melisto is a spoiled aristocrat, a girl as precious as amber but willful and wild. She’ll marry and be tamed—the curse of all highborn girls—but risk her life for a season first to serve Artemis, goddess of the hunt.

Bound by destiny, Melisto and Rhaskos—Amber and Clay—never meet in the flesh. By the t.

The Accidental Apprentice (Wilderlore, #1)

The Accidental Apprentice A boy who accidentally bonds with a magical Beast must set off on an adventure in the mysterious Woods.

The last thing Barclay Thorne ever wanted was an adventure.

Thankfully, as an apprentice to the town’s mushroom farmer, Barclay need only work hard and follow the rules to one day become the head mushroom farmer himself. No danger required. But.

Then Barclay accidentally breaks his town’s most sacred rule: never ever EVER stray into the Woods, for within the Woods lurk vicious magical Beasts.

To Barclay’s horror, he faces a fate far worse than being eaten: he unwittingly bonds with a Beast and is run out of town by an angry mob. Determined to break this bond and return home, Barclay journeys.

The Accidental Apprentice (Wilderlore #1)Then Barclay accidentally breaks his town’s most sacred rule: never ever EVER stray into the Woods, for within the Woods lurk vicious magical Beasts.

To Barclay’s horror, he faces a fate far worse than being eaten: he unwittingly bonds with a Beast and is run out of town by an angry mob. Determined to break this bond and return home, Barclay journeys.

The Many Lives of Pusheen the Cat

The Many Lives of Pusheen the CatA delightful new collection of comics from Pusheen in all of her adorable forms—from the classic gray tabby you know and love, to her unicorn, dragon, alien, mermaid, dinosaur, and even dog alter egos—Pusheen always lives life to the fullest!We all know Pusheen, t.

He pleasantly plump cat who has warmed hearts and tickled funny bones of millions worldwide with her signature animated bops, bounces, and tail wiggles. Now you can learn what makes her purr and find out why so many have already fallen in love with her. This delightfu.

The Many Lives of Pusheen the CatHe pleasantly plump cat who has warmed hearts and tickled funny bones of millions worldwide with her signature animated bops, bounces, and tail wiggles. Now you can learn what makes her purr and find out why so many have already fallen in love with her. This delightfu.

Amina's Song

Amina&#;s SongIn the companion novel to the beloved and award winning Amina’s Voice, Amina once again uses her voice to bridge the places, people, and communities she loves—this time across continents. It’s the last few days of her vacation in Pakistan, and Amina has loved every minute.

Of it. The food, the shops, the time she’s spent with her family—all of it holds a special place in Amina’s heart. Now that the school year is starting again, she’s sad to leave, but also excited to share the wonders of Pakistan with her friends back in Greendale.After s.

Amina's SongOf it. The food, the shops, the time she’s spent with her family—all of it holds a special place in Amina’s heart. Now that the school year is starting again, she’s sad to leave, but also excited to share the wonders of Pakistan with her friends back in Greendale.After s.

Stella

StellaEven dogs deserve a second chance.
Ever since she was a puppy, Stella was trained to use her powerful beagle nose to sniff out dangerous chemicals and help her handler keep people safe. But during a routine security inspection, Stella misses the scent of an explosive. The sound of the blast is loud and scary. Unable to go back to work because.

Of her anxiety, Stella is retired as a working dog.
When a young girl named Cloe wants to adopt Stella, the beagle knows this is her last chance to prove her worth. But how? When Stella smells a strange chemical inside Cloe’s body, a scent that surges just before the girl has a seizure, Stella’s nose makes the connection. But how can Stell.

StellaOf her anxiety, Stella is retired as a working dog.
When a young girl named Cloe wants to adopt Stella, the beagle knows this is her last chance to prove her worth. But how? When Stella smells a strange chemical inside Cloe’s body, a scent that surges just before the girl has a seizure, Stella’s nose makes the connection. But how can Stell.

Across the Pond

Across the PondFrom the author of A Field Guide to Getting Lost comes a heartwarming story about new beginnings, burgeoning friendships, and finding your flock.Callie can’t wait for her new life to start. After a major friendship breakup in San Diego, moving overseas to Scotland gives her the perfect chance to reinvent herself. On top of that, she’s going to live in a real life castle! But.

As romantic as life in a castle sounds, the reality is a little less comfortable: it’s run down, freezing, and crawling with critters. Plus, starting off on the wrong foot with the gardener’s granddaughter doesn’t help her nerves about making new friends. So she comes up with the perfect solution: she’ll be homeschooled. Her parents agree, on one condition: she has to p.

Across the PondAs romantic as life in a castle sounds, the reality is a little less comfortable: it’s run down, freezing, and crawling with critters. Plus, starting off on the wrong foot with the gardener’s granddaughter doesn’t help her nerves about making new friends. So she comes up with the perfect solution: she’ll be homeschooled. Her parents agree, on one condition: she has to p.

Alessia in Atlantis: The Forbidden Vial

Alessia in AtlantisA fantasy adventure perfect for fans of Keeper of the Lost Cities and Percy Jackson.

It’s not unusual for twelve year old Alessia to lose control of her emotions and create a scene at school.
It IS unusual when one day she's attacked there by a giant frog monster and plunged into the underwater realm of Atlanti.

S in an overturned boat.

On arriving in Atlantis, she learns that her long lost father may have been from there. Determined to investigate, she stays and enrolls in Atlantide school: The Octopus’s Garden.

But uncovering the truth is not easy when the tyrannical Atlantide Emperor forbids asking about missing.

Alessia in Atlantis: The Forbidden VialS in an overturned boat.

On arriving in Atlantis, she learns that her long lost father may have been from there. Determined to investigate, she stays and enrolls in Atlantide school: The Octopus’s Garden.

But uncovering the truth is not easy when the tyrannical Atlantide Emperor forbids asking about missing.

We Belong

We BelongA novel in verse, that weaves an immigrant story together with Philippine mythology.

Stella and Luna know that their mama, Elsie, came from the.

Philippines when she was a child, but they don’t know much else. So one night they ask her to tell them her story. As they get ready for bed, their m.

We BelongPhilippines when she was a child, but they don’t know much else. So one night they ask her to tell them her story. As they get ready for bed, their m.

Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn

Y thinks she might be a unicorn.    She feels so perfectly unicorn y! “Neigh!” says Kitty.    But when Unicorn clop clop clops over, sweeping his magnificent tail and neighing a mighty neigh, Kitty feels no bigger than a ball of lint.   Can this unlikely pair embr.

Itty-Bitty Kitty-CornY thinks she might be a unicorn.    She feels so perfectly unicorn y! “Neigh!” says Kitty.    But when Unicorn clop clop clops over, sweeping his magnificent tail and neighing a mighty neigh, Kitty feels no bigger than a ball of lint.   Can this unlikely pair embr.

Itty-Bitty Kitty-CornA New York Times bestseller! [Itty Bitty Kitty Corn] has a big heart. —New York Times From bestselling superstar duo Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham comes a delightful kitty and unicorn story that celebrates the magic of friendship—and being exactly who you want to be! Kitt.

The One Thing You'd Save

The One Thing You'd SaveR asks her class what one thing they would save in an emergency, some students know the answer right away. Others come to their decisions slowly. And some change their minds when they hear their classmates’ responses. A lively dialog ignites as the students discover unex.

The One Thing You&#;d SaveIf your house were on fire, what one thing would you save? Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park explores different answers to this provocative question in linked poems that capture the diverse voices of a middle school class. Illustrated with black and white art.When a teache.

R asks her class what one thing they would save in an emergency, some students know the answer right away. Others come to their decisions slowly. And some change their minds when they hear their classmates’ responses. A lively dialog ignites as the students discover unex.

Doggo and Pupper

S, until Pupper shows up!

Pupper is playful and messy, and turns the house upside down. Soon, the humans realize that Pupper needs some training, and off he goes to puppy school.

When Pupper comes back, he's well behaved. He's not playful. He's not me.

Doggo and PupperAn old dog has to welcome a new puppy to the household, in this chapter book by #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate.



Doggo is used to things being a certain way in his family. He likes routine. Cat says he's become boring. That i.

Doggo and PupperS, until Pupper shows up!

Pupper is playful and messy, and turns the house upside down. Soon, the humans realize that Pupper needs some training, and off he goes to puppy school.

When Pupper comes back, he's well behaved. He's not playful. He's not me.

Simon B. Rhymin'

Simon B. Rhymin&#;A humorous and heartwarming bounce to the beat underdog story about a young rapper whose rhymes help bring his community together.

Eleven year old Simon Barnes dreams of becoming a world famous rapper that everyone calls Notorious D. O. G. But for now,.

He's just a Chicago fifth grader who's small for this age and afraid to use his voice.

Simon prefers to lay low at school and at home, even though he's constantly spitting rhymes in his head. But when his new teacher assigns the class an oral presenta.

Simon B. Rhymin'He's just a Chicago fifth grader who's small for this age and afraid to use his voice.

Simon prefers to lay low at school and at home, even though he's constantly spitting rhymes in his head. But when his new teacher assigns the class an oral presenta.

Horse Girl

Horse GirlSeventh grader Wills is head over hoof for horses, and she is beyond excited when she gets the chance to start training at the prestigious Oakwood Riding Academy. But Amara, the Queen of the #HorseGirls, and he.

R posse aren't going to let the certifiably dork tagious Wills trot her way into their riding club so easily. Between learning the reins of horse riding, dealing with her Air Force pilot mom being stationed tho.

Horse GirlR posse aren't going to let the certifiably dork tagious Wills trot her way into their riding club so easily. Between learning the reins of horse riding, dealing with her Air Force pilot mom being stationed tho.

Watercress

WatercressGathering watercress by the side of the road brings a girl closer to her family's Chinese Heritage.

Driving through Ohio in an old Pontiac, a young girl's parents stop suddenly when they spot watercress growing wild in a ditch by the side of the road. Grabbing an old paper bag and some rusty scissors, the whole family wades into the muck to collect as.

Much of the muddy, snail covered watercress as they can.

At first, she's embarrassed. Why can't her family get food from the grocery store? But when her mother shares a story of her family's time in China, the girl learns to appreciate the fresh food they foraged. Together, they make a new memory of watercress.

Andrea Wang tells a moving autob.

WatercressMuch of the muddy, snail covered watercress as they can.

At first, she's embarrassed. Why can't her family get food from the grocery store? But when her mother shares a story of her family's time in China, the girl learns to appreciate the fresh food they foraged. Together, they make a new memory of watercress.

Andrea Wang tells a moving autob.

Afraid of the Light

Afraid of the LightA delightfully fun and rhythmic story about overcoming our fears and learning to try something new.

Ditter Von Dapp is a quirky rabbit who is painfully afraid of the light. Having confined himself to a cozily dark cave to avoid his biggest fear, he is one day forced to light a candle in order to find a lost.

Afraid of the LightLeft shoe. Despite being afraid that the light “might drive me crazy or turn me to goo,” Von Dapp slowly discovers just how wonderful light can be. In his newly illuminated world, he finds that a wise mouse had stolen his shoe to teach him a valuable lesson.

With playful rhymes and incredibly rich illust.


Left shoe. Despite being afraid that the light “might drive me crazy or turn me to goo,” Von Dapp slowly discovers just how wonderful light can be. In his newly illuminated world, he finds that a wise mouse had stolen his shoe to teach him a valuable lesson.

With playful rhymes and incredibly rich illust.

Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery (Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor, #2)

Rne House are the only ones who know that Gabriel Winterborne—famous billionaire and terrible cook—is really a sword wielding vigilante. What they don’t know is that he’s not the only one. When a masked figure breaks in, lookin.

Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery Five orphans. Two sword wielding vigilantes. One mansion. No rules. April thought she had her happy ending. After all, she has her new house and new friends and new guardian. But she also has a very big new secret. The kids of Winterbo.

Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery (Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor #2)Rne House are the only ones who know that Gabriel Winterborne—famous billionaire and terrible cook—is really a sword wielding vigilante. What they don’t know is that he’s not the only one. When a masked figure breaks in, lookin.

Walking Toward Peace: The True Story of a Brave Woman Called Peace Pilgrim

Walking Toward PeaceLibrarian's Note: an alternate cover for this ISBN can be found here.

She gave up everything: her home, her possessions, even her real name. She called herself Peace Pilgrim, put on her sneakers, and s.

Tarted off on her quest to walk thousands of miles all around America. Step by step, mile after mile, Peace Pilgrim traveled tirelessly, inviting everyone she met to consider a world where each person and eac.

Walking Toward Peace: The True Story of a Brave Woman Called Peace PilgrimTarted off on her quest to walk thousands of miles all around America. Step by step, mile after mile, Peace Pilgrim traveled tirelessly, inviting everyone she met to consider a world where each person and eac.

Zonia's Rain Forest

Its the sloth family, greets the giant anteater, and runs with the speedy jaguar. But one morning, the rain forest calls to her in a troubled voice. How will Zonia answer?

Acclaimed author illustrator Juana Martinez Neal explores the wonders of the rain forest with Zonia, an Asháninka girl, in her joyful outdoor adventures. The engaging.

Zonia&#;s Rain ForestA heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from the Caldecott Honor and Sibert Medal Winner illuminates a young girl's day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.

Zonia's home is the rain forest, where it is always green and full of life. Every morning, the rain forest calls to Zonia, and every morning she answers. She vis.

Zonia's Rain ForestIts the sloth family, greets the giant anteater, and runs with the speedy jaguar. But one morning, the rain forest calls to her in a troubled voice. How will Zonia answer?

Acclaimed author illustrator Juana Martinez Neal explores the wonders of the rain forest with Zonia, an Asháninka girl, in her joyful outdoor adventures. The engaging.

Laxmi's Mooch

Laxmi&#;s MoochA joyful, body positive picture book about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache.

Laxmi never paid much attention to the tiny hairs above her lip. But one day w.

Hile playing farm animals at recess, her friends point out that her whiskers would make her the perfect cat. She starts to notice body hair all over on her arms, legs, and even between her eyebrows.

With her parents' help, Laxmi learns that hair isn'.

Laxmi's MoochHile playing farm animals at recess, her friends point out that her whiskers would make her the perfect cat. She starts to notice body hair all over on her arms, legs, and even between her eyebrows.

With her parents' help, Laxmi learns that hair isn'.

All You Knead Is Love

All You Knead Is LoveTwelve year old Alba doesn't want to live with her estranged grandmother in Barcelona.

But her mother needs her to be far, far away from their home in New York City. Because this is the year that her mother is going to leave Alba's abusive father. Hopefully. If she's strong enough to.

All You Knead Is LoveFinally, finally do it.

Alba is surprised to find that she loves Barcelona, forming a close relationship with her grandmother, meeting a supportive father figure, and making new friends. Most of all, she discovers a passion and talent for bread baking. When her beloved bakery is thre.


Finally, finally do it.

Alba is surprised to find that she loves Barcelona, forming a close relationship with her grandmother, meeting a supportive father figure, and making new friends. Most of all, she discovers a passion and talent for bread baking. When her beloved bakery is thre.

Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

BecomingWhat's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable .

Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in her great aunt's house. Her parents, Fraser and Marian, poured their love and energy into their children. She would go on to become Michelle Obama, the inspirational First Lady of the United States of America.

Now adapted for younger readers, with new ph.

Otographs and a new introduction from Michelle Obama herself, this memoir tells a very personal, and completely inspiring, story of how, through hard work and determination, the girl from the South Side of Chicago built an extraordinary life.

A tale of ups and downs, triumphs and failures, this is an incredibly honest account. It will take you from the early years first kiss, first school, first love to the wonders of the White House, and the moment Mrs Obama shook hands with the Qu.

Becoming: Adapted for Younger ReadersOtographs and a new introduction from Michelle Obama herself, this memoir tells a very personal, and completely inspiring, story of how, through hard work and determination, the girl from the South Side of Chicago built an extraordinary life.

A tale of ups and downs, triumphs and failures, this is an incredibly honest account. It will take you from the early years first kiss, first school, first love to the wonders of the White House, and the moment Mrs Obama shook hands with the Qu.

A New Day

A New DayThis rambunctious and big hearted story of kindness reminiscent of the Crayons and Cindy Lou Who is written by the bestselling author of Ordinary People Change the World and illustrated by the Caldecott Medal winning creator of Beekle.

Sunday quit, just like that. She said she was tired of being a day. And so the other days of the.

Week had no choice but to advertise: WANTED: A NEW DAY. Must be relaxing, tranquil, and replenishing. Serious inquires only. Soon lots of hopefuls arrived with their suggestions, such as Funday, Bunday, Acrobaturday, SuperheroDay, and even MonstersWhoResembleJellyfishDay! Things quickly got out of hand . until one candidate showed up: a l.

A New DayWeek had no choice but to advertise: WANTED: A NEW DAY. Must be relaxing, tranquil, and replenishing. Serious inquires only. Soon lots of hopefuls arrived with their suggestions, such as Funday, Bunday, Acrobaturday, SuperheroDay, and even MonstersWhoResembleJellyfishDay! Things quickly got out of hand . until one candidate showed up: a l.

Soul Lanterns

Soul LanternsIn the bombing. People write the names of their deceased loved ones along with messages of peace, on paper lanterns and set them afloat on the river. This year Nozomi realizes that her mother always releases one lantern with no name. She begins to ask questions, and when complicated stories of loss and loneliness unfold, Nozomi and her friends come up with a creative way to share their loved ones' ex.

In the bombing. People write the names of their deceased loved ones along with messages of peace, on paper lanterns and set them afloat on the river. This year Nozomi realizes that her mother always releases one lantern with no name. She begins to ask questions, and when complicated stories of loss and loneliness unfold, Nozomi and her friends come up with a creative way to share their loved ones' ex.

Soul LanternsThe haunting and poignant story of a how a young Japanese girl's understanding of the historic and tragic bombing of Hiroshima is transformed by a memorial lantern floating ceremony.

Twelve year old Nozomi lives in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. She wasn't even born when the bombing of Hiroshima took place. Every year Nozomi joins her family at the lantern floating ceremony to honor those lost.

In My Mosque

In My MosqueHarperCollins has bought M.O. Yuksel's In My Mosque, a picture book c.

Elebrating the traditions and joys found in mosques around the world..

In My MosqueElebrating the traditions and joys found in mosques around the world..

The Memory Thief

The Memory Thief“This expertly crafted story thrums with magic, love, and tense action.” —Booklist (starred review) Perfect for fans of The Girl Who Drank the Moon, this fantastical and heartfelt first book in a new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson follows a girl who must defeat thirteen evil witches.Twelve year old Rosie Oaks’s mom is missing whatever it is that makes mothers love their daughters. All her life, Rosie has known thisand turned to stories for comfort. Then, on the night Rosie decides to throw her stories away.

Forever, an invisible ally helps her discover the Witch Hunter’s Guide to the Universe, a book that claims that all of the evil in the world stems from thirteen witches who are unseenbut also unstoppable. One of these witches—the Memory Thief—holds an insidious power to steal our most precious treasures: our memories. And it is this witch who has cursed Rosie’s mother. In her quest to save her mom—and with her wild, loyal friend “Germ” by her side—Rosie will find the layers hidden under the reality she only thought she knew: where.

The Memory ThiefForever, an invisible ally helps her discover the Witch Hunter’s Guide to the Universe, a book that claims that all of the evil in the world stems from thirteen witches who are unseenbut also unstoppable. One of these witches—the Memory Thief—holds an insidious power to steal our most precious treasures: our memories. And it is this witch who has cursed Rosie’s mother. In her quest to save her mom—and with her wild, loyal friend “Germ” by her side—Rosie will find the layers hidden under the reality she only thought she knew: where.

What the Road Said

What the Road SaidWhat the Road Said is the New York Times bestselling comforting and uplifting picture book from bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade.

Which way do I go? That is your choice to make, said the Road.

But what if I go the.

Wrong way?The Road curved a little, almost as if it was giving me a hug, and said, Do not worry. Sometimes we go the wrong way on our way to the right way.

It's okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path. Best.

What the Road SaidWrong way?The Road curved a little, almost as if it was giving me a hug, and said, Do not worry. Sometimes we go the wrong way on our way to the right way.

It's okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path. Best.

Heat of the Lava Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #18)

Heat of the Lava Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #18)Content, fast paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Evil wizard Astrid has trapped Drake's friends in stone and she is getting closer to casting an even dangerous spell! To stop her, Drake.

Content, fast paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Evil wizard Astrid has trapped Drake's friends in stone and she is getting closer to casting an even dangerous spell! To stop her, Drake.

Heat of the Lava DragonDrake and Ana must find a Lava Dragon in the latest adventure in this action packed, bestselling series!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy to read text, high interest.

Fatima's Great Outdoors

Fatima&#;s Great OutdoorsAn immigrant family embarks on their first camping trip in the Midwest in this lively picture book by Ambreen Tariq, outdoors activist and founder of @BrownPeopleCamping

Fatima Khazi is excited for the weekend. Her family is headed to a local state park for their first camping trip! The school week might not have gone as planned, but outdoors, Fatima can achiev.

E anything. She sets up a tent with her father, builds a fire with her mother, and survives an eight legged mutant spider (a daddy longlegs with an impressive shadow) with her sister. At the end of an adventurous day, the family snuggles inside one big tent, serenaded by the sounds of the forest. The thought of leaving the magic of the outdoors tugs at Fatima’s hear.

Fatima's Great OutdoorsE anything. She sets up a tent with her father, builds a fire with her mother, and survives an eight legged mutant spider (a daddy longlegs with an impressive shadow) with her sister. At the end of an adventurous day, the family snuggles inside one big tent, serenaded by the sounds of the forest. The thought of leaving the magic of the outdoors tugs at Fatima’s hear.

The Many Mysteries of the Finkel Family

The Many Mysteries of the Finkel FamilyFans of the Penderwicks and the Vanderbeekers, meet the Finkel family in this middle grade novel about two autistic sisters, their detective agency, and life's most consequential mysteries.

When twelve year old Lara Finkel starts her very own detective agency, FIASCCO (Finkel Investigation Agency Solving Consequential Crimes Only), she d.

Oes not want her sister, Caroline, involved. She and Caroline don't have to do everything together. But Caroline won't give up, and when she brings Lara the firm's first mystery, Lara relents, and the questions start piling up.

But Lara and Caroline’s truce doesn’t last for long. Caroline normally uses her tablet to talk, but now sh.

The Many Mysteries of the Finkel FamilyOes not want her sister, Caroline, involved. She and Caroline don't have to do everything together. But Caroline won't give up, and when she brings Lara the firm's first mystery, Lara relents, and the questions start piling up.

But Lara and Caroline’s truce doesn’t last for long. Caroline normally uses her tablet to talk, but now sh.

These Unlucky Stars

These Unlucky StarsThe story of a girl’s unexpected friendship that changes her forever.

Annie has always been the odd one out in her family. Her practical dad and brother just don’t understand the way she thinks. Ever since her mother left a few years ago, Anni.

E has been reluctant to get close to anyone.
When a poor decision lands Annie in hot water, she must make amends by watching her elderly neighbor’s weird dog all summer. As Annie begins to connect with her neighbor Gloria, it becomes clear that Glor.

These Unlucky StarsE has been reluctant to get close to anyone.
When a poor decision lands Annie in hot water, she must make amends by watching her elderly neighbor’s weird dog all summer. As Annie begins to connect with her neighbor Gloria, it becomes clear that Glor.

The Leak

The LeakOf her suburban neighborhood, she decides to investigate. Fortified by the encouragement of those around her, Ruth seeks the truth at all costs, even if it means taking on the rich local country club owner, who she believes is responsible for the pollution.

Between the teasing of former friends, and a sudden.

The LeakIn this compelling middle grade graphic novel The Leak, Ruth, a young journalist, is determined to uncover a secret that threatens her town.



Ruth Keller is brash and precocious; she argues with her dentist, her parents, and her teachers. So, when she discovers a strange black slime in the man made lake.

Of her suburban neighborhood, she decides to investigate. Fortified by the encouragement of those around her, Ruth seeks the truth at all costs, even if it means taking on the rich local country club owner, who she believes is responsible for the pollution.

Between the teasing of former friends, and a sudden.

Someone Builds the Dream

Someone Builds the DreamBuildings, bridges, and books don't exist without the laborers who are often invisible in the final product, as this joyous and profound picture book reveals.

All across this great big world, jobs are getting done
by many hands in many lan.

Ds. It takes much than ONE.

Gorgeously written and illustrated, this is an eye opening exploration of the many types of work that go into building our world from the making of a bridge to a wind farm, an amusement park, and even the very pict.

Someone Builds the DreamDs. It takes much than ONE.

Gorgeously written and illustrated, this is an eye opening exploration of the many types of work that go into building our world from the making of a bridge to a wind farm, an amusement park, and even the very pict.

Big Feelings

Book All Are Welcome, Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman celebrate kindness, inclusivity, and diversity. Now with Big Feelings, they help children navigate the emotional challenges they face in their daily l.

Big FeelingsBook All Are Welcome, Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman celebrate kindness, inclusivity, and diversity. Now with Big Feelings, they help children navigate the emotional challenges they face in their daily l.

Big FeelingsThe newest picture book from the creators of All Are Welcome to help children navigate BIG FEELINGS!

I have big feelingsYou have them too.How can I help?What can we do?

In their bestselling picture.

Oddity

OddityThe daughter of a murdered physician vows to protect the magical Oddity he left behind—if only she knew what it was—in an alternate nineteenth century where the United States is at war with France.

It’s the early 1800s, and Clover travels the impoverished borderlands of the Unified States with her father, a physician. See to the body before you, he teaches her, but Clover can’t help becoming.

Distracted by bigger things, including the coming war between the US and France, ignited by a failed Louisiana Purchase, and the terrifying vermin, cobbled together from dead animals and spare parts, who patrol the woods. Most of all, she is consumed with interest for Oddities, ordinary objects with extraordinary abilities, such as a Teapot that makes endless amounts of tea and an Ice Hook that freezes ever.

OddityDistracted by bigger things, including the coming war between the US and France, ignited by a failed Louisiana Purchase, and the terrifying vermin, cobbled together from dead animals and spare parts, who patrol the woods. Most of all, she is consumed with interest for Oddities, ordinary objects with extraordinary abilities, such as a Teapot that makes endless amounts of tea and an Ice Hook that freezes ever.

Where We Used to Roam

Austin, the popular high school quarterback, but she’s made artsy new friends who get her way than her bookish best friend, Becca.But things are changing for Austin, too. After undergoing surgery for a football injury, Austin has become addicted to opioid painkillers. By the end of the school year, everything blows up with Austin—and Becca. When their parents decide to send Austin to rehab and Emma to stay with fami.

Where We Used to RoamIn this powerful middle grade novel from the acclaimed author of Things You Can’t Say, a young girl navigates the social growing pains of middle school and struggles to find her place while her older brother fights to overcome opioid addiction—perfect for fans of The Seventh Wish and Waiting for Normal.When Emma starts sixth grade, things finally begin to change. She may still be in the shadow of her older brother,.

Where We Used to RoamAustin, the popular high school quarterback, but she’s made artsy new friends who get her way than her bookish best friend, Becca.But things are changing for Austin, too. After undergoing surgery for a football injury, Austin has become addicted to opioid painkillers. By the end of the school year, everything blows up with Austin—and Becca. When their parents decide to send Austin to rehab and Emma to stay with fami.

Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer

ClassifiedMary Golda Ross designed classified airplanes and spacecraft as Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work.Cherokee author Traci S.

Orell and Métis illustrator Natasha Donovan trace Ross's journey from being the only girl in a high school math class to becoming a teacher to pursuing an engineering degree, joining the top secret Skunk Works division of Lockheed, and being a.

Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross Cherokee Aerospace EngineerOrell and Métis illustrator Natasha Donovan trace Ross's journey from being the only girl in a high school math class to becoming a teacher to pursuing an engineering degree, joining the top secret Skunk Works division of Lockheed, and being a.

Abby, Tried and True

Abby, Tried and TrueWhen Abby Braverman’s best friend, Cat, moves to Israel, she’s sure it’s the worst thing that could happen. But then her older broth.

Er, Paul, is diagnosed with cancer, and life upends again. Now it’s up to Abby to find a way to navigate seventh grade without her best.

Abby Tried and TrueEr, Paul, is diagnosed with cancer, and life upends again. Now it’s up to Abby to find a way to navigate seventh grade without her best.

Our Skin: A First Conversation about Race

Our SkinBased on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.

Developed by experts in the fields of early childhood and activism against injustice, this topic driven board book offers clear, concrete language and.

Beautiful imagery that young children can grasp and adults can leverage for further discussion.

While young children are avid observers and questioners of their world, adults often shut down or postpone conversations on complicated topics because it's hard to know where to begin. Research shows that talking about issues like race and gender from the age of two not only helps children understand what they see, but als.

Our Skin: A First Conversation about RaceBeautiful imagery that young children can grasp and adults can leverage for further discussion.

While young children are avid observers and questioners of their world, adults often shut down or postpone conversations on complicated topics because it's hard to know where to begin. Research shows that talking about issues like race and gender from the age of two not only helps children understand what they see, but als.