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Lizzy and the Cloud By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534483170
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

From the critically acclaimed, award-winning creators of Ocean Meets Sky and The Night Gardener comes a whimsical and sweet tale of a young girl who cares for her pet cloud as it grows.

It’s a little out of fashion to buy a pet cloud, but Lizzy doesn’t mind. She’s not looking for a big one or a fancy one, just one that’s right for her.


Big Truck Little Island By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536203936
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Candlewick - May 3rd, 2022

That big truck is stuck! How will the island residents get where they’re going? A tale of community and ingenuity from the celebrated Chris Van Dusen, inspired by a true story.


Glitch By Laura Martin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062894366
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

From the critically acclaimed author of Float comes a new whirlwind adventure about a pair of kids who must break all the rules of time travel, perfect for fans of Gordon Korman and John David Anderson.


My Own Lightning By Lauren Wolk Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555599
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Bestselling author Lauren Wolk returns to the world of Wolf Hollow, in this sequel to her beloved, Newbery Honor–winning debut.

★ “A powerful story to electrify the soul.” –Booklist, starred review


Cornbread & Poppy (Cornbread and Poppy #1) By Matthew Cordell Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780759554863
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 2022

Caldecott medalist Matthew Cordell debuts his first early reader series about two best friends who are as different from each other as can be.

Cornbread LOVES planning. Poppy does not. Cornbread ADORES preparing. Poppy does not. Cornbread IS ready for winter. Poppy...is not.


Knight Owl By Christopher Denise Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316310628
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - March 15th, 2022

A determined Owl builds strength and confidence in this medieval picture book about the real mettle of a hero: wits, humor, and heart. 

Since the day he hatched, Owl dreamed of becoming a real knight. He may not be the biggest or the strongest, but his sharp nocturnal instincts can help protect the castle, especially since many knights have recently gone missing.


Anybody Here Seen Frenchie? By Leslie Connor Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062999368
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 15th, 2022

A big-hearted, beautiful, and funny novel told from multiple viewpoints about neurodiversity, friendship, and community from the award-winning author of The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle, Leslie Connor.

Eleven-year-old Aurora Petrequin’s best friend has never spoken a word to her. In fact, Frenchie Livernois doesn’t talk.


Tiny Cedric By Sally Lloyd-Jones, Rowboat Watkins (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524770723
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - February 8th, 2022

“The grouchiest character since the Grinch." —School Library Journal, starred review
 
A hilarious, heartwarming picture book from a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning illustrator about a tiny king who grows into a big-hearted monarch after he banishes almost his entire court from the palace.

 


The Children's Moon By Carmen Agra Deedy, Jim LaMarche (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Agra Deedy, Jim LaMarche (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338216394
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - October 19th, 2021

Have you ever seen the moon on a clear blue day and wondered why?

“…Emotive watercolors…The well-told tale works on multiple levels….” --School Library Journal

There once was a time when the sun alone ruled the day, the moon graced the night, and little children were sent to bed before sunset.


Out of My Heart By Sharon M. Draper Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665902168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 9th, 2021

Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver. And now with her Medi-talker, she feels nothing’s out of her reach, not even summer camp.