Tink and Cheese, the mouse, discover a terrifying creature in the woods: a flying monster! All the fairies flee when they see the monster coming, but the monster is not what it appears to be at first. Tinker Bell and her fairy friends discover the true meaning of friendship in this collection of stories from the heart of Pixie Hollow.
Series: We Gon' Be AlrightNotes on Race and ResegregationPaperbackJeff Chang9780312429485$22.99SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 13, 2016
"THE SMARTEST BOOK OF THE YEAR" (THE WASHINGTON POST)In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Who We Be) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. Through deep reporting with key activists and thinkers, passionately personal writing, and distinguished cultural criticism,We Gon’ Be Alright links #BlackLivesMatter to #OscarsSoWhite, Ferguson to Washington D.C., the Great Migration to resurgent nativism. Chang exp... + Read More
Series: Super Sushi Ramen ExpressOne Family's Journey Through the Belly of JapanHardcoverMichael Booth9781250099808$37.00COOKING Sep 06, 2016
From the author ofThe Almost Nearly Perfect People comesSuper Sushi Ramen Express, a fascinating and funny culinary journey through JapanJapan is arguably the preeminent food nation on earth; it’s a mecca for the world’s greatest chefs and has more Michelin stars than any other country. The Japanese go to extraordinary lengths and expense to eat food that is marked both by its exquisite preparation and exotic content. Their creativity, dedication, and courage in the face of dishes such as cod sperm and octopus ice cream are only now beginning t... + Read More
Series: Black Man in a White CoatA Doctor's Reflections on Race and MedicinePaperbackDamon Tweedy M.D.9781250105042$24.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 06, 2016
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER•ONE OFTIME MAGAZINE'S TOP TEN NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEARALIBRARY JOURNALBEST BOOK SELECTION•A BOOKLIST EDITORS' CHOICE BOOK SELECTIONOne doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black AmericansWhen Damon Tweedy begins medical school, he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working-class background will become largely irrelevant. Instead, he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front and center. The recipient of a ... + Read More
It must have been Otieno's idea of a joke. Too many offended egos back at headquarters, too many influential people unhappy with him in Nairobi. And yet, with his record, he was almost impossible to dismiss. So Otieno had sent Mollel straight to Hell.Detective Mollel might have solved the case, but he disturbed the balance of power in Nairobi and now he’s been rewarded with a reassignment—to a beaten-up town on the edge of Hell’s Gate National Park. Mollel figures his career just took a permanent nosedive: his colleagues never took kindly to ha... + Read More
Selected by Electric Literature as one of the best short story collections of 2016AN EXTRAORDINARILY RESONANT AND PROPHETIC COLLECTION OF SPECULATIVE SHORT FICTION FOR OUR TECH-SAVVY ERA BY DEBUT AUTHOR ALEXANDER WEINSTEINChildren of the New World introduces readers to a near-future world of social media implants, memory manufacturers, dangerously immersive virtual reality games, and alarmingly intuitive robots. Many of these characters live in a utopian future of instant connection and technological gratification that belies an unbridgeable hu... + Read More
Series: Kissinger's ShadowThe Long Reach of America's Most Controversial StatesmanPaperbackGreg Grandin9781250097170$24.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 13, 2016
A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stanceIn this fascinating book Kissinger's Shadow, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin argues that to understand the crisis of contemporary America—its never-ending wars abroad and political polarization at home—we have to understand Henry Kissinger.Examining Kissinger’s own writings, as well as a wealth of secret recordings and government documents, many of them recently declassified, G... + Read More
Series: Game of QueensA Novel of Vashti and EstherPaperbackIndia Edghill9781250097057$25.00FICTION Sep 13, 2016
For fans ofThe Red TentandThe Dovekeepers,India Edghill breathes new life into the biblical story of Vashti and Esther with her signature historical richness, epic scope, and sweeping romance.You may know part of the story already, but you know only what history has passed along: the story of how Vashti, Queen of Queens, the most beautiful woman in all the empire, defied her husband the king, and so lost her crown. The story of how Ahasuerus, King of Kings, commanded that the most beautiful maidens be sent to his court so he might choose a new ... + Read More
NOW ANEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHilarious, entertaining, and illustrated histories behind some of life's most common and underappreciated objects - from the paperclip and the toothbrush to the sports bra and roller skatesBrief Histories of Everyday Objectsis a graphic tour through the unusual creation of some of the mundane items that surround us in our daily lives. Chapters are peppered with ballpoint pen riots, cowboy wars, and really bad Victorian practical jokes. Structured around the different locations in our home and daily life—the kitchen... + Read More
Series: Prince of DarknessThe Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black MillionairePaperbackShane White9781250099815$25.00HISTORY Oct 04, 2016
In the middle decades of the nineteenth century, Jeremiah G. Hamilton was a well-known figure on Wall Street. And Hamilton was African American. Although his origins were lowly, possibly slave, he was reportedly the richest black man in the United States, possessing a fortune of two million, or in excess of two hundred and fifty million in today’s currency. InPrince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire, a groundbreaking account, eminent historian Shane White reveals the larger-than-life st... + Read More
A dark, poetic mystery about the tribal women of Kulumani and the lionesses that hunt themTold through two haunting interwoven diaries, Mia Couto'sConfession of the Lioness reveals the enigmatic world of Kulumani, an isolated village in Mozambique whose traditions and beliefs are threatened when ghostlike lionesses begin hunting and killing the women who live there.The young Mariamar, whose sister was recently killed in an attack, has been imprisoned by her father in his home. Meanwhile, a marksman, the outsider Archangel Bullseye, has arrived ... + Read More
Series: God's KingdomA NovelPaperbackHoward Frank Mosher9781250096364$22.99FICTION Oct 11, 2016
Howard Frank Mosher is one of America's most acclaimed writers. His fiction, set in the world of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, chronicles the intertwining family histories of the natives, wanderers, outcasts, and fugitives--white, Native American, escaped slaves fleeing north, French Canadians, and others--who settled in this remote and beautiful place.God's Kingdom explores the Kinneson family through the coming of age of the heir, Jim, and its rich and complicated history. Earnest and innocent, a bright high school student, Jim grows curious a... + Read More
Series: Valley FeverA NovelPaperbackKatherine Taylor9781250097248$22.99FICTION Oct 11, 2016
Ingrid Palamede never returns to the places she’s lived. For her, “whole neighborhoods, whole cities, can be ruined by the reasons you left.” But when a breakup leaves her heartbroken and homeless, she’s forced to return to her childhood home of Fresno, California. Back in the real wine country, where grapes are grown for mass producers, Ingrid must confront her aging parents and their financial woes, soured friendships, and the blissfully bad decisions she made in her past. But alongthe way, she unearths her love for the land, her talent for h... + Read More
Series: AliensThe World's Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial LifeHardcoverJim Al-Khalili9781250109637$35.00SCIENCE May 09, 2017
In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000, science has seen a surge in data and interest on several fronts related to E.T. (extraterrestrials); A.I. (artificial intelligence); and SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence). The debate has intensified over whether life exists outside our solar system, what that life wouldlook like, and whether we’ll ever make contact.Includ... + Read More
Series: SubmissionA NovelPaperbackMichel Houellebecq9781250097347$22.50FICTION Oct 25, 2016
A controversial, intelligent, and mordantly funny new novel from France’s most famous living literary figureIt’s 2022. FranÃ§ois is bored. He’s a middle-aged lecturer at the New Sorbonne University and an expert on J. K. Huysmans, the famed nineteenth-century novelist associated with the Decadent movement. But FranÃ§ois’s own decadence is of considerably smaller scale. He sleeps with his students, eats microwave dinners, and watches YouPorn.Meanwhile, it’s election season, and in an alliance with the Socialists, France’s new Islamic party sweep... + Read More
Series: Hemingway in LoveThe Untold Story: A Memoir by A. E. HotchnerPaperbackA. E. Hotchner9781250078964$22.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Nov 01, 2016
In June of 1961, A. E. Hotchner visited a close friend in the psychiatric ward of St. Mary’s Hospital. It would be the last time they spoke—three weeks later, Ernest Hemingway returned home, where he took his own life. Their final conversation was also the final installment in a saga that Hemingway had unraveled for Hotchner over years of world travel.Ernest always kept a few of his special experiences off the page, storing them as insurance against a dry-up of ideas. But after a near miss with death, he entrusted his most meaningful tale to Ho... + Read More
Darkly funny stories by the author that David Sedaris calls “the most outlandish and energetic writer I can think of,” and Zadie Smith admits is “one of the funniest, smartest, tallest writers at work in America today”Paddling down a remote, meandering river, Georgie’s friend Otto decides to do something both spectacular and stupid: He scales a sandy cliff that rises from the water and runs down its steep face, preparing for a triumphant running dive. As his friends look on, they watch something awful unfold: Otto lands with an odd smack and kn... + Read More
Series: ImperiumA Fiction of the South SeasPaperbackChristian Kracht9781250097477$22.50FICTION Nov 08, 2016
Winner of the Wilhelm Raabe Literature PrizeOne ofPublishers Weekly's Ten Best Books of 2015AHuffington Post Best Fiction Book of the YearIn 1902, a radical vegetarian and nudist from Nuremberg named August Engelhardt set sail for what was then called the Bismarck Archipelago. His destination: the island of Kabakon. His goal: to establish a colony based on worship of the sun and coconuts. His malnourished body was found on the beach on Kabakon in 1919; he was forty-three years old.In his first novel to be translated into English, internationall... + Read More
Series: The Way Things WereA NovelPaperbackAatish Taseer9781250097460$28.00FICTION Nov 08, 2016
Named a Best Book of the Year byThe Guardian (London),Kirkus Reviews, andPeopleThe Way Things Were opens with the death of Toby, the Maharaja of Kalasuryaketu, a Sanskritist who has not set foot in India for two decades. It falls to his son, Skanda, to return Toby’s body to his birthplace, “a tin-pot kingdom” not worth “one air-gun salute.” This journey takes him halfway around the world and returns him to his family, the drawing-room elite of Delhi, whose narcissism and infighting he has worked hard to escape. It also forces him to reckon with... + Read More
Series: LandfallsA NovelPaperbackNaomi J. Williams9781250097491$22.99FICTION Dec 06, 2016
Series: The ISIS ApocalypseThe History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic StatePaperbackWilliam McCants9781250112644$22.99POLITICAL SCIENCE Aug 09, 2016
The Islamic State is one of the most lethal and successful jihadist groups in modern history, surpassing even al-Qaeda. Thousands of its followers have marched across Syria and Iraq, subjugating millions, enslaving women, beheading captives, and daring anyone to stop them. Thousands more have spread terror beyond the Middle East under the Islamic State's black flag.How did the Islamic State attract so many followers and conquer so much land? By being more ruthless, more apocalyptic, and more devoted to state-building than its competitors. The s... + Read More
Series: HHhHA NovelPaperbackLaurent Binet9781250121455$21.00FICTION Nov 20, 2018
"HHhH blew me away... It's one of the best historical novels I've ever come across."—Bret Easton Ellis, author ofAmerican Psycho andLess Than ZeroA Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for FictionAFinancial Times Best Book of the YearANew York Times Book ReviewEditors' ChoiceHHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich," or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich." The most lethal man in Hitler's cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich seemed indestructible—until two exiled operatives, a Slovak and a Czech, killed him and changed the course of history.In... + Read More
Series: Sticker FriendsSticker Friends: ChristmasOver 300 Reusable StickersPaperbackRoger Priddy9780312520502$6.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Sep 13, 2016
Celebrate the season with this festive sticker activity book packed full of yuletide scenes! A perfect book to keep excited little hands busy as they wait for Christmas to arrive, and a great stocking stuffer surprise for Christmas morning, there are over 300 reusable stickers inside for seasonal stickering fun!
On a cold, winter night, a little girl wishes upon a star in this enchanting, illustrated board book for Christmas. With glitter and foil to add sparkles of festive magic, and die-cut stars on every spread, see her fly in Santa's sleigh, meet penguins and polar bears, and have a party with woodland animals. The story ends with the shiniest star of all on the little girl’s Christmas tree as she opens presents with her family.
Series: Mini TabMini Tab: ChristmasBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520519$8.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Sep 13, 2016
There are shiny stars, a stocking, a tree, and all the other exciting things that Christmas brings to discover in this festive chunky board book. You and your little one will love to read and share the heartwarming holiday rhymes, and the tabbed pages make page-turning easy for small hands. This is a Christmas board book treat to celebrate this most wonderful time of the year.
Series: Lift-the-Flap Tab BooksLift the Tab: ChristmasBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520717$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Sep 13, 2016
There are festive rhymes to read and pictures of all the exciting things that Christmas brings, in this board book of holiday delights. Babies and toddlers will love to use the picture tabs to turn to their favorite pages as they enjoy and celebrate this very special time of the year.
There are more than a hundred terrific trucks to discover inside this fun activity book that includes over five hundred fantastic stickers. Organized into groups such as construction, emergency, and farm, the colorful pages feature bright truck photographs to look at and names to read. Learning becomes interactive as children find, then match, the missing stickers to the spaces on the pages. This is a great book to build children's vocabulary and develop hand-eye coordination skills, aswell as help children learn about truck.
Playtown's emergency vehicles are always on hand, helping people every day! This pack of three chunky, shaped board books will help children learn more about the police car, ambulance, and fire truck, and what each one does to keep the people of Playtown safe. Ideal for both storytime and playtime, this play-and-learn pack is perfect for all young emergency vehicle fans.
Series: AlphaprintsAlphaprints: DinoshapesBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520564$12.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Sep 06, 2016
Learning about shapes is roarsome fun with this irresistible book of dinoshapes! From triangles to circles, rectangles to squares, each dinosaur on its prehistoric background introduces a new shape for babies and toddlers to learn. The innovative illustrations are all created by adding fun photographs of everyday things for children to spot to big, bold fingerprints, which have tactile, raised embossing for little hands to explore. With a big, crunching dino bite to touch and feel in the book corner, discovering shapes has never been more fun!
The Little Friends are preparing for Christmas, decorating the tree, writing letters and baking cookies. It's such an exciting time! How will they ever go to sleep on Christmas Eve? With lots of flaps to lift, young children will love opening doors and presents, and finding the little bird family on each page.
Series: Finger MazesMaze Book: Follow MeBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520588$13.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Sep 20, 2016
Help Fox and his animal friends find their way through the mazes in this finger maze book. From the farm to the forest and under the sea, eight fun and lively trail scenes allow children to explore by using their fingertips to trace the grooves on the book pages. There are animals to meet, things to spot, fun questions to answer along the way, and at the end of every trail is a hole to pop through and start the next exciting maze adventure!
Pip is a little penguin with a big imagination! Dissatisfied with being black and white, he asks his dad why he can't be colorful, like orange orangutans, or pink flamingos, or red foxes. Through his discussion with his dad, follow Pip on his journey of discovery, meeting different animals and learning about color along the way, until he finally concludes (after meeting some pretty cool black-and-white creatures) that he's fine just as he is. This warm and humorous rhyming story combined with the very best Alphaprint characters make this second... + Read More
Series: AlphaprintsAlphaprints: Gobble GobbleBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520571$11.50JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Oct 04, 2016
Mouse is baking pecan pie, and the hedgehogs are playing in golden fall leaves as the Alphaprint animals celebrate Thanksgiving in this touch-and-feel board book. The singsong rhymes are fun to read, and all the animal characters are created using pictures of everyday things along with big, bold, embossed fingerprints. With textures for little hands to explore, this is a great book to celebrate the season and say, "Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!"
Series: Can You Find Me?Lift the Flap: Fairy TalesBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520595$13.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 6Oct 04, 2016
Step into the magical world of fairy tales and find your favorite characters under the flaps in this charming seek-and-find book. Inside, children will be enchanted by the beautifully illustrated fairy tale scenes, each with a rhyme inviting them to lift up the flaps and discover who is underneath. At the end of the book is a big fold-out page that reveals all the fairy-tale characters together, living happily ever after.
Series: Pull the TabPull the Tab: ColorsBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520694$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Nov 01, 2016
Introduce your baby to a wonderful world of colors with this delightful, interactive board book that has four big, double-sided peekaboo tabs to pull out and push back. Each of the colors is illustrated with vibrant photographs of things that your baby will see in their everyday world, with simple questions for adults to read and share. Little hands will delight in pulling out the big tabs time and time again to find the answers!
Series: Pull the TabPull the Tab: TrucksBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520687$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Nov 01, 2016
Introduce your baby to a roaring world of rumbling trucks with this delightful, interactive board book that has four big, double-sided peekaboo tabs to pull out and push back. There are big, bold photographs of all kinds of different trucks to look at, each with simple questions for adults to read and share. Little hands will delight in pulling out the big tabs time and time again to find the answers!
Cute and cuddly animals wear their hearts on their sleeves in this charming board book with Valentine's Day rhymes. There are tactile, heart-shaped holes on every page, while glitter and foil add a sprinkle of Valentine's Day magic to this endearing book for the little one you love.
Series: Sticker FriendsSticker Friends: Love BugPaperbackRoger Priddy9780312521462$6.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Dec 13, 2016
Young children will adore this wonderfully illustrated, bug-shaped sticker book. With over three hundred stickers, children will be kept busy for hours, filling the scenes with adorable animals and completing the love-themed activities, such as finding the perfect valentine for each animal and pairing up the dancers at the Ugly Bug Ball. A wonderful gift to give your lovely little one on Valentine's Day.
Series: Noisy PeekabooNoisy Peekaboo: ZooBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520618$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Dec 13, 2016
Squawk, squawk! Roar, roar! Peekaboo who? There are friendly zoo animals hiding under the lift-the-flaps in this noisy board book! Curious children will love to peep through the holes in the eight big flaps, guess which animals are underneath, then lift them up to see if they are right. And busy fingers won't be able to resist pressing the sound buttons time and time again to listen to the noise made by four of their favorite zoo friends. With a handle for lift-the-flap, carry-along, noisy animal fun!
Series: Noisy PeekabooNoisy Peekaboo: MooBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520625$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Dec 13, 2016
Baa, baa! Moo, moo! Peekaboo who? There are friendly farm animals hiding under the lift-the-flaps in this noisy board book! Curious children will love to peep through the holes in the eight big flaps, guess which animals are underneath, then lift them up to see if they are right. And busy fingers won't be able to resist pressing the sound buttons time and time again to listen to the noise made by four of their favorite farm friends. With a handle for lift-the-flap, carry-along, noisy animal fun!
There are race cars, motorbikes, family cars, and all kinds of vehicles to discover racing across the pages of this awesome counting book! Organized into seven themed collections, the pages are packed with vehicles to look for, find, and count, along with lots of fun things to spot. Young vehicle fans can use the sturdy picture tabs to turn to their favorite page for counting car fun, time and time again!
Series: Chunky 3 PackChunky Pack: ValentineBoard bookRoger Priddy9780312520540$6.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Dec 13, 2016
This heartwarming collection of three twelve-page board books is a Valentine's Day treat for babies and toddlers. InsideValentine, Be Mine, andTrue Love are pictures of hearts and flowers, cute and cuddly animals, and more, each with a word label to read and learn. With fun-shaped covers for little hands to feel and hold, this chunky book pack is the perfect gift for the little one you love.
All Kitty wants to do is play her favorite video game. But Kitty has been playing her video game for FIVE hours. Now it's time for Kitty to:go outside,draw a picture,read a book,doanything other than play video games.Kitty doesn't want to do any of these things. . . but eventually she does anyway, and discovers that some things are way more fun than video games.
Series: Bad KittyBad Kitty Does Not Like SnowIncludes StickersPaperbackNick Bruel9781626725812$7.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Sep 06, 2016
It's snowing. Kitty has never seen snow. So Kitty looks it up on the computer.Snow is wet.Snow is cold.Snow is slippery.Okay. Bad Kitty can handle this. She'll just put on her snow gear and try. . .in Nick Bruel'sBad Kitty Does Not Like Snow.
Series: Leave Me Alone!HardcoverVera Brosgol9781626724419$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Sep 13, 2016
A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book thatThe New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,”Leave Me Alone!is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate quest to finish her knitting.One day, a grandmother shouts, "LEAVE ME ALONE!" and leaves her tiny home and her very big family to journey to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet to finish her knitting. Along the way, she encounters ravenous bears, obnoxious goats, and even hordes of aliens! But nothing stops grandma from accomplishing her goal—knitting s... + Read More
Series: AfterwardA NovelHardcoverJennifer Mathieu9781626722385$24.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Sep 20, 2016
A tragic kidnapping leads to an unlikely friendship in this novel about finding light in the midst of darkness from the author ofThe Truth About Alice.When eleven-year-old Dylan Anderson is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of fifteen-year-old Ethan Jorgensen, who had gone on a bike ride four years earlier and had never been seen again. Dylan's older sister, Caroline, can't help but wonder what happened to her brother, who has nonverbal autism and is not adjusting well to life back home. There's only one person who knows t... + Read More
Series: In Plain SightA GameHardcoverRichard Jackson9781626722552$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Sep 20, 2016
Sophie lives with Mama and Daddy and Grandpa, who spends his days by the window. Every day after school, it's Grandpa whom Sophie runs to."Here I am, Grandpa!""Ah, Sophie, how was your day?"As Sophie and her grandpa talk, he asks her to find items he's "lost" throughout the day, guiding Sophie on a tour through his daily life and connecting their generations in this sweet, playful picture book from Richard Jackson, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist and Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner Jerry Pinkney.
The adorable My Pet Human series continues at school, where Oliver and Freckles star in the pet club's talent show.Freckles is new at her elementary school, and Oliver wants to be sure she finds her niche. So when she joins the pet club and gets roped into putting on a talent show to raise money for the local animal shelter, Oliver has no choice but to help out. What he doesn't bargain for is that Freckles takes in a foster kitten! Turns out, while Oliver values his independence, he's not so eager to give up being center stage.
Series: Presenting Buffalo BillThe Man Who Invented the Wild WestHardcoverCandace Fleming9781596437630$27.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10 - 14Sep 20, 2016
Everyone knows the name Buffalo Bill, but few these days know what he did or, in some cases, didn't do. Was he a Pony Express rider? Did he serve Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn? Did he scalp countless Native Americans, or did he defend their rights?This, the first significant biography of Buffalo Bill Cody for younger readers in many years, explains it all. With copious archival illustrations and a handsome design,Presenting Buffalo Billmakes the great showman come alive for new generations. Extensive back matter, bibliography, ... + Read More
Series: Scripps National Spelling BeeFeed Me Words40+ bite-size stories, quizzes, and puzzles to make spelling and word use fun!HardcoverKris Hirschmann9781626721739$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 10Sep 20, 2016
An Amazon Best Book of the Month!These forty bite-size word puzzles, spelling quizzes, and vocabulary-filled stories, developed in partnership with the Scripps National Spelling Bee, are perfect for sharing at snack time or around the dinner table.Readers are invited to play with language, investigating sneaky silent letters and the many ways that a word's meaning can be altered by context or spelling. Synonyms, homonyms, and palindromes prevail. Did Mom want two each of several different fruits, or just a few pears?Drawing on the ubiquity of... + Read More
Series: Giant SquidHardcoverEric Rohmann9781596435995$26.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 10Sep 27, 2016
The giant squid is one of the most elusive creatures in the world. As large as whales, they hide beyond reach deep within the sea, forcing scientists to piece together their story from those clues they leave behind.An injured whale's ring-shaped scars indicate an encounter with a giant squid. A piece of beak broken off in the whale's belly; a flash of ink dispersed as a blinding defense to allow the squid to escape-- these fragments of proof were all we had . . . until a giant squid was finally filmed in its natural habitat only two year... + Read More
Series: DaydreamingA Picture BookHardcoverMark Tatulli9781626723542$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Sep 27, 2016
A young boy named Henry embarks on a normal, average day at school, but his daily activities are hopelessly disrupted by his overactive imagination. Breakfast turns into a fantastical adventure through his cereal box, and his classroom becomes a whirlwind of flying books. Along the way, an off-screen voice scolds him to "Stop daydreaming!"In a fun and unexpected twist, it turns out that Henry and his adventures were part of a young girl's imagination all along.Exuberant and innovative, this debut picture book by comic strip creator Mark Tatulli... + Read More
Series: Little Bot and SparrowHardcoverJake Parker9781626723672$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Sep 27, 2016
A story of friendship that can inspire anyone, even robots, to dream . . .When Little Bot is thrown out with the garbage, he finds himself in a strange new world. Fortunately, Sparrow is there to take him under her wing. Together, they explore the forest, share adventures, and learn what it means to be forever friends.This sweet and lasting tale by Jake Parker beautifully captures the happiness and love that can come from making your first true friend—and the courage it takes when it’s time to say goodbye.
Series: Samson in the SnowHardcoverPhilip C. Stead9781626721821$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Sep 27, 2016
One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow). As she flies off with the flowers, Samson wonders what it must be like to have a friend. He wonders this for so long, in fact, that he falls asleep and wakes up to a world covered in snow. In the midst of a blizzard, Samson finds and shelters the little red bird and flower-loving mouse in a tender tale of kindness and unexpected friendship.
Some little ones want to be princesses; others want to be dragons. The message of this book is that you can actually be both!There are lots of things you can be: a little wild, a little sweet. A little polite, a little troublesome. A little dainty, a little dragony.There's nothing stopping you from being just what you want to be . . . so whichwouldyou rather be: a princess or a dragon? Here's just the book to help you sort through that difficult question. You might be surprised at what you decide by its end.
Series: Rebel GeniusesRebel GeniusHardcoverMichael Dante DiMartino9781626723368$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 04, 2016
A new fantasy-adventure series from the co-creator of the hit animated showsAvatar: The Last Airbender andThe Legend of Korra!In twelve-year-old Giacomo's Renaissance-inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. A few artists possess Geniuses, birdlike creatures that are the living embodiment of an artist's creative spirit. Those caught with one face a punishment akin to death, so when Giacomo discovers he has a Genius, he knows he's in serious trouble.Luckily, he finds safety in a secret studio where young artists and their Genius... + Read More
Series: Old Dog Baby BabyHardcoverJulie Fogliano9781596438538$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Oct 11, 2016
old doglazylazylying on thekitchen floorhere comes babybabycrawling through thekitchen doorFollow the antics of a curious baby and his silly old dog in this funny, rhythmic, and joyful picture book from Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka.