Series: Grandpa CacaoA Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to FamilyHardcoverElizabeth Zunon9781681196404$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6May 21, 2019
This beautifully illustrated story connects past and present as a girl bakes a chocolate cake with her father and learns about her grandfather harvesting cacao beans in West Africa.Chocolate is the perfect treat, everywhere!As a little girl and her father bake her birthday cake together, Daddy tells the story of her Grandpa Cacao, a farmer from the Ivory Coast in West Africa. In a land where elephants roam and the air is hot and damp, Grandpa Cacao worked in his village to harvest cacao, the most important ingredient in chocolate. "Chocolate ... + Read More
Series: Let's Go ABC!Things That Go, from A to ZBoard bookRhonda Gowler Greene9780802735119$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5May 14, 2019
The alphabet comes tozooming,vrooming life with vehicles for every letter, A to Z! A big, boxy bus drives up for letter B, a kayak floats by for letter K, and a rocket blasts off for letter R. A fun and thrilling range of planes, trains, automobiles, and more take readers on a ride through this charming early-learning book.Beloved picture book author Rhonda Gowler Greene and illustrator Daniel Kirk join forces for another classic rhyming story for every fan of things that go!
Series: Bear Out ThereHardcoverJacob Grant9781681197456$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Jun 04, 2019
Bear and Spider are back in another charming odd-couple friendship story, perfect for fans of Peter Brown and Greg Pizzoli.Bear's favorite place is inside. He loves sharing his tidy home with his friend Spider. Spider loves the outdoors!When Spider's kite flies away, Bear must venture out and into the messy forest to help his friend.As their quest in the forest goes from bad to worse, Bear and Spider show readers that being a friend means being there for each other, no matter what.
Series: Bear's ScareBoard bookJacob Grant9781681199948$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Jun 04, 2019
This adorable, quirky board book features a charming odd-couple friendship and is perfect for fans of Peter Brown and Greg Pizzoli.Bear likes to keep his house clean and tidy. In fact, the only thing Bear loves more than cleaning is taking care of his small stuffed friend, Ursa.Then Bear sees a sticky spiderweb . . . and where there's a web there is certainly a spider! The messy guest must be found, but what Bear and Ursa finally discover might just be an unlikely friend.
Series: Welcome to MorningtownHardcoverBlake Liliane Hellman9781681198736$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 5Jun 04, 2019
Greet the new day with the adorable animal families of Morningtown in this sweet, classically inspired picture book!Welcome to Morningtown!In Morningtown, animal families of all shapes and sizes are waking up to a shiny new day. They get up out of fluffy beds, hard beds, and secret beds. They hop, splash, and flutter through their morning routines, getting ready for whatever the day holds. One thing is certain--every day is a beautiful day in Morningtown!
Series: MothHardcoverIsabel Thomas9781547600205$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 10Jun 25, 2019
Powerful and visually spectacular,Moth is the remarkable evolution story that captures the struggle of animal survival against the background of an evolving human world in a unique and atmospheric introduction to Darwin's theory of Natural Selection.“This is a story of light and dark…”Against a lush backdrop of lichen-covered trees, the peppered moth lies hidden. Until the world begins to change...Along come people with their magnificent machines which stain the land with soot. In a beautiful landscape changed by humans how will one little moth... + Read More
Series: So Big!HardcoverMike Wohnoutka9781547600793$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Jul 02, 2019
A simple, clever text paired with utterly adorable animal characters makes school-day jitters seem not so big after all!Bear is so big, and he's ready to start school!But even if you're SO BIG, you might feel a little nervous at times.Can Bear brave his first day and find a way to make it feeljust right?A clever and charming story,So Big! will help young readers through all the important first steps in life.Acclaim forDad's First DayBank Street Best Children's Books of 2016--outstanding merit titleAcclaim forMoo!An ALA Notable bookA BCCB Blue R... + Read More
Now in padded board book edition - a lovely, soothing lullaby with the familiar feel of a classic. As the whole world gets ready for bed, so does an adorable bunny family--brushing teeth, closing curtains, and sharing a story. The complete text of this sleepy, soothing book is captured in a new padded board book edition with sturdy pages and rounded corners.
Series: One Shoe Two ShoesHardcoverCaryl Hart9781547600946$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Jul 09, 2019
With bright, bold illustrations, this stylish picture book features lots of shoes, ten white mice, and one adorable dog.One shoe, two shoes.Red shoes, blue shoes.Two shoes make a pair.Who's that hiding there?Shoes, shoes, and more shoes . . . this book is bursting shoes of all different colors, sizes, and shapes. There's a pair here to suit everyone--even a family of mice!Jolly, rhythmic text carries you playfully along in this delightfully stylish book that introduces colors and numbers in a gentle and fun way.
Series: Big Box Little BoxBoard bookCaryl Hart9781681199955$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3Jul 09, 2019
With bright, bold illustrations, this stylish board book stars one cool cat and will have readers laughing with delight, perfect for fans of Pete the Cat.Big box, little boxShoe box, hat box . . .Perfect for a cat box!Join one cool cat and lots of fun boxes in this charming take on curiosity and friendship.
Series: MigrationIncredible Animal JourneysHardcoverMike Unwin9781547600977$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Aug 06, 2019
Twenty incredible stories of animal migration - with art from New York Times Best Illustrated honoree Jenni Desmond. Animals of all shapes and sizes make epic journeys through harsh weather, avoiding hungry predators, in their efforts to survive. This collection of 20 migration stories features animals from across the globe. Follow emperor penguin through snow, ice and bitter temperatures; watch as the great white shark swim over 6,000 miles in search of seals; track huge herds of elephants, on their yearly hunt for water; and be amazed at the... + Read More
This hilarious, brightly illustrated chapter book starring Fabio the flamingo detective and his sidekick Gilbert the giraffe is perfect for fans of CatStronauts and The Bad Guys.In a small town on the banks of Lake Laloozee lives the world's greatest flamingo detective. His name is Fabio. He's not tall or strong, but slight and pink. And he's very, very clever.When Fabio and his giraffe associate Gilbert drop in to the Hotel Royale for a relaxing glass of lemonade (pink, naturally), Fabio is persuaded to judge the hotel's talent contest. But w... + Read More
This hilarious, brightly illustrated chapter book starring Fabio the flamingo detective and his sidekick Gilbert the giraffe is perfect for fans of CatStronauts and The Bad Guys.In a small town on the banks of Lake Laloozee lives the world’s greatest flamingo detective. His name is Fabio. He’s not tall or strong, but slight and pink. And he’s very, very clever.When Fabio and his giraffe associate Gilbert drop in to the Hotel Royale for a relaxing glass of lemonade (pink, naturally), Fabio is persuaded to judge the hotel’s talent contest. But wh... + Read More
Enter a land of magical ponies in this chapter book series that features illustrations throughout and comes with a collectible charm!The enchanted island of Chevalia, where ponies rule, has finally had its magic restored, thanks to human Pippa and pony Princess Stardust. Her task complete, Pippa returned to our world . . . but her friends in Chevalia are never far away.It's Halloween, and Pippa can't wait to go trick-or-treating. But before the festivities get underway, Cloud appears to tell Pippa that, back in Chevalia, a mysterious pumpkin-he... + Read More
Series: Extraordinary BirdsHardcoverSandy Stark-Mcginnis9781547601004$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Apr 30, 2019
For fans ofThe Thing About Jellyfish,Counting by 7s, andFish in a Tree, a heartbreaking and hopeful debut novel about a unique young girl on a journey to find home.December believes she is a bird. The scar on her back is where her wings will sprout, and one day soon, she will soar away. It will not matter that she has no permanent home. Her destiny is in the sky.But then she’s placed with foster mom Eleanor, a kind woman who volunteers at an animal rescue and has secrets of her own. December begins to see that her story could end a different wa... + Read More
Series: Rose LegacyThe Queen's SecretHardcoverJessica Day George9781547600892$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12May 14, 2019
Bestselling author Jessica Day George continues her heartfelt fantasy series about a girl who can communicate with horses and a kingdom on the brink of collapse.Anthea knows the truth about horses. They're not carriers of deadly disease like everyone in their kingdom thinks; they're majestic creatures who share their thoughts and feelings with her through The Way. Anthea has convinced the king of this, but at a cost--he demands that horses and riders with The Way do his bidding. But when a deadly plague breaks out, the people believe that horse... + Read More
Series: Rose LegacyThe Rose LegacyPaperbackJessica Day George9781681199900$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12May 14, 2019
This sweeping, emotionally-resonant fantasy from beloved author Jessica Day George is perfect for fans ofPrincess AcademyandBlack Beauty.When orphaned Anthea Cross-Thornley receives a letter from a long-lost uncle, she wonders if she will finally find a true home. But she is shocked to learn that her uncle secretly breeds horses--animals that have been forbidden in her kingdom for centuries. More alarming is Anthea's strange ability to sense the horses' thoughts and feelings, an ancient gift called The Way. Confused and terrified, Anthea is des... + Read More
“Should appeal to readers who enjoy the Captain Underpants and Wimpy Kid series.” -School Library Connectionon Kid Normal Since becoming Kid Normal, Murph Cooper and the Super Zeroes – fellow students with arguably less-than-useful talents like the ability to conjure tiny horses from thin air – have been catching bad guys all over the place. But being a hero isn't easy, especially when you can't tell anyone about your epic adventures and your classmates still don't believe you've got what it takes.And then, far away in a top-secret prison, the ... + Read More
Series: Kid NormalKid NormalPaperbackErica Salcedo9781547602674$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Sep 10, 2019
A hilarious, illustrated middle-grade adventure about a superhero with no superpowers!“Should appeal to readers who enjoy the Captain Underpants and Wimpy Kid series.” -School Library ConnectionWhen Murph Cooper begins his new school several weeks into the year, he can't help but feel a bit out of his depth. And it's not because he's worried about where to sit, making friends, and fitting in. It's because his mom has accidentally enrolled him at a school for superheroes. And unlike his fellow students, who can control the weather or fly or conj... + Read More
Series: The Story WebHardcoverMegan Frazer Blakemore9781681195254$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Jun 04, 2019
"Will enchant your imagination." -Erin Entrada Kelly, Newbery Medal-Winning authorIn this heartfelt, magical instant classic, Megan Frazer Blakemore shows how the truths we tell can change the world.When Alice was little, she found a gigantic spider web deep in the forest. Her dad called it the Story Web and told her how its strands were woven from the stories that hold our world together. Years later, Alice's dad has gone away for reasons Alice is sure are her fault. Now she won't even talk about her dad and definitely no longer believes his f... + Read More
Series: Bad MermaidsBad Mermaids on the RocksHardcoverSibeal Pounder9781681199795$18.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Jun 18, 2019
In this hilarious middle-grade series that’sThe Little Mermaid meetsMy Big Fat Zombie Goldfish, a trio of mermaids dive into a world of fabulous fashions, underwater escapades . . . and mercats!Smart, daring mermaid trio Beattie, Mimi and Zelda, along with Steve the talking seahorse, may have saved the Hidden Lagoon from danger. . . . But after they get trapped aboard a spooky ship called theMerry Mary, they end up stranded in the legendary Crocodile Kingdom! Can they avoid a crab-tastrophe and swim against the tide to get back home?Meanwhile, ... + Read More
Series: BreakoutPaperbackKate Messner9781681195384$11.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Jun 04, 2019
Told in letters, poems, text messages, news stories, and comics--a series of documents Nora collects for the Wolf Creek Community Time Capsule Project--Breakout is a thrilling story that will leave readers thinking about who's really welcome in the places we call home.Nora Tucker is looking forward to summer vacation in Wolf Creek--two months of swimming, popsicles, and brushing up on her journalism skills for the school paper. But when two inmates break out of the town's maximum security prison, everything changes. Doors are locked, helicopt... + Read More
This is an out-of-this-world funny first book in a madcap, illustrated adventure series fromNew Yorkercartoonist Paul Noth.Happy Conklin Jr. is the only 10-year-old who has to shave three times a day. Hap's dad is a brilliant inventor of screwball products, and being a Conklin kid means sometimes being experimented on. So Hap has his beard, and his five sisters each have their own unique--and often problematic--qualities too. And although Hap's dad has made a fortune with his wacky inventions sold via nonstop TV infomercials, all of that money ... + Read More
Series: Maudlin TowersTreasure of the Golden SkullPaperbackChris Priestley9781408873106$13.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Jul 09, 2019
Mildew and Sponge don't think much of Maudlin Towers, the blackened, gloom-laden, gargoyle-infested monstrosity that is their school. But when they are told the school might close, our heroes realize being apart and somewhere else could be even worse!What starts out as a secret hunt for buried treasure quickly becomes weirder than Mildew and Sponge could ever have imagined. Who is that new boy who can get people to do whatever he wants just by looking them intently in the eye? (A hypnotist!) Why does that strange teacher have tattoos and a bear... + Read More
Series: Dreaming DangerousPaperbackLauren DeStefano9781681199931$10.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Jul 03, 2029
* "A natural fit forStranger Thingsfans." -Booklist, starred reviewFromNew York Times bestselling author Lauren DeStefano comes an atmospheric and spine-tingling story about four children who dream in tandem.Tucked deep in the woods and surrounded by a great iron fence lies Brassmere Academy for the Extraordinary, a school for orphans with strange and wonderful gifts. Twelve-year-old Plum has lived there for as long as she can remember. Each night, she ventures into her dreams alongside her three best friends, Vien, Gwendle, and Artem to fight ... + Read More
Series: Court of Thorns and RosesA Court of Frost and StarlightPaperbackSarah J. Maas9781547600502$15.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 17May 07, 2019
Narrated by Feyre and Rhysand, this bridges the events inA Court of Wings and Ruinand the upcoming novels in the series.New in the #1 New York Timesbestselling Court of Thorns and Roses series,A Court of Frost and Starlight is a glimpse into the lives of Feyre and Rhysand as they begin to recover from the war that changed their world.Feyre, Rhysand, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet ev... + Read More
"[Mackler's] teens feel lived in to me--smart, observant, but realistic. . . Much to discuss here in the age of #MeToo." --Gabrielle Zevin,New York Times bestselling authorFrom Carolyn Mackler, author of the Printz Honor-winningThe Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, comes a story of what happens when "happily ever after" turns out to be less than perfect.It's been five months since sixteen-year-old Virginia Shreves thought her life was finally back on course: she has come to terms with who she is both inside and out, and she's even sta... + Read More
Series: Whisper of the TidePaperbackSarah Tolcser9781681199924$13.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 13Jun 04, 2019
The next book in the immersive fantasy Song of the Current series, set along the waterways of a magical world, perfect for fans of Sabaa Tahir and Victoria Aveyard.Just as there's a god at the bottom of the river, there is a god who lies under the ocean. And she had other plans for me.Caro Oresteia spent her life waiting to be called by the river god, as those in her family had been for generations. But when she's swept away on an adventure to save the Akhaian royal prince, Markos, her destiny is sealed by the sea god instead.For now, Caro is... + Read More
Series: Call It What You WantHardcoverBrigid Kemmerer9781681198095$24.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Jun 25, 2019
New York Timesbestselling author Brigid Kemmerer pens a new emotionally compelling story about two teens struggling in the space between right and wrong. When his dad is caught embezzling funds from half the town, Rob goes from popular lacrosse player to social pariah. Even worse, his father's failed suicide attempt leaves Rob and his mother responsible for his care. Everyone thinks of Maegan as a typical overachiever, but she has a secret of her own after the pressure got to her last year. And when her sister comes home from college pregnant,... + Read More
Series: More Than We Can TellPaperbackBrigid Kemmerer9781681199917$13.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12Jun 25, 2019
* "Give to teens who enjoyed. . .The Perks of Being a Wallflower." - School Library Journal, starred reviewNew York Timesbestselling author Brigid Kemmerer pens a new must-read story of two teens struggling under the burden of secrets, and the love that sets them free.With loving adoptive parents by his side, Rev Fletcher has managed to keep the demons of his past at bay. . . until he gets a letter from his abusive father and the trauma of his childhood comes hurtling back.Emma Blue's parents are constantly fighting, and her only escape is the... + Read More
Series: Wild and CrookedHardcoverLeah Thomas9781547600021$24.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Jun 04, 2019
Critically-acclaimed author Leah Thomas blends a small-town setting with the secrets of a long-ago crime, in a compelling novel about breaking free from the past.In Samsboro, Kentucky, Kalyn Spence's name is inseparable from the brutal murder her father committed when he was a teenager. Forced to return to town, Kalyn must attend school under a pseudonym . . . or face the lingering anger of Samsboro's citizens, who refuse to forget the crime. Gus Peake has never had the luxury of redefining himself. A Samsboro native, he's either known as the "... + Read More
Series: The Opposite of HerePaperbackTara Altebrando9781681197081$13.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 13Jun 02, 2020
"A taut, evocative thriller that's surprising to the last page." --Karen M. McManus,New York Times bestselling author ofOne of Us Is LyingThere's no hiding on a cruise ship--not even from yourself.Natalie's parents are taking her and her three best friends on a cruise for her seventeenth birthday. Asail-a-bration, they call it. But it's only been a few short months since Natalie's boyfriend died in a tragic accident, and she wants to be anywhere but here.Then she meets a guy on the first night and sparks fly. After a moonlit conversation on a s... + Read More
Series: Past Perfect LifeHardcoverElizabeth Eulberg9781547600922$24.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 13Jul 09, 2019
An exciting new direction for acclaimed author Elizabeth Eulberg,Past Perfect Life is a tense and tender read about secrets and lies, reality and identity, and the ways we put ourselves back together when everything is broken.Small-town Wisconsin high school senior Allison Smith loves her life the way it is--spending quality time with her widowed father and her tight-knit circle of friends, including best friend Marian and maybe-more-than-friends Neil. Sure she is stressed out about college applications . . . who wouldn't be? In a few sho... + Read More
Series: Edge of EverythingThe Brink of DarknessPaperbackJeff Giles9781619637573$14.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Jul 09, 2019
"A dark, twisted thrill ride that isalsoa funny, warm-hearted romance . . . I adore it." --Laini Taylor,New York Times bestsellingauthor ofStrange the Dreamer andMuse of NightmaresIn this sequel to the cinematic, romantic fantasyThe Edge of Everything,star-crossed X and Zoe must overcome the boundaries of their two worlds in order to find their way back to each other.Things have changed for seventeen-year-old Zoe ever since the otherworldly events that brought her together with the mysterious bounty hunter she calls X. In order to save Zoe and ... + Read More
Series: Dreamland (YA edition)The True Tale of America's Opiate EpidemicHardcoverSam Quinones9781547601318$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 12Jul 16, 2019
As an adult book, Sam Quinones'sDreamland took the world by storm, winning the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction and hitting at least a dozen Best Book of the Year lists. Now, adapted for the first time for a young adult audience, this compelling reporting explains the roots of the current opiate crisis.In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated Portsmouth, as it has hundreds of sma... + Read More
Lara's friendship matchmaking days are over now that she has an Official Best Friend (OBF) in Tanya. But when when a new boy named Majur transfers to their grade and outplays Chris Martin, the school bully, on the soccer field, Chris's rule is suddenly over. Now alone and unable to make friends on his own, Chris turns to Lara Zany who can't resist the challenge. Finding Chris a friend isn't her only challenge-Lara must balance her new friendship with Tany and Emily, plus make sure Majur, a refugee from Sudan, fits in. Lara Zany has her work cut... + Read More
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