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Pizza and Taco: Rock Out! By Stephen Shaskan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593481240
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Published: Random House Graphic - January 3rd, 2023

Besties Pizza and Taco are ready to rock out! They have a cool band name! And some instruments—sort of. Songs? Well, even without mad musical skills, how hard can it be? This super-silly graphic novel series by Stephen Shaskan hits a new high note!


World Made of Glass By Ami Polonsky Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316462044
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2023

A girl channels her grief and pain into love and activism in this heartbreaking, heart-mending novel of family, friendship, and community.
 
Iris tries to act normal at school, going through the motions and joking around with her friends. But nothing is normal, and sometimes it feels like she’ll never laugh again.


Bomb (Graphic Novel): The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon By Steve Sheinkin, Nick Bertozzi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Steve Sheinkin, Nick Bertozzi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250206749
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 24th, 2023

A riveting graphic novel adaptation of the award-winning nonfiction book, Bomb—the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War.


Pizza and Taco: Too Cool for School By Stephen Shaskan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593376072
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Published: Random House Graphic - June 28th, 2022

New backpacks? Check! Besties Pizza and Taco are ready to head back to school, but are they ready to meet the cool new kid?


Pizza and Taco: Who's the Best? By Stephen Shaskan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593123300
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Published: Random House Graphic - May 5th, 2020

The first in a hilarious young graphic novel series about Pizza and Taco. Two best friends, lots of toppings...but only one of them can be the BEST, right? Fans of Narwhal and Jelly will eat this book up...and be hungry for more!


Pizza and Taco: Best Party Ever! By Stephen Shaskan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593123348
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Published: Random House Graphic - January 26th, 2021

The second in a hilarious young graphic novel series about Pizza and Taco. This time around Pizza and Taco are bored, so they decide to throw an awesome party! What could possibly go wrong?


When You Trap a Tiger: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Tae Keller Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524715731
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Published: Yearling - January 3rd, 2023

WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL • WINNER OF THE ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This uplifting story brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to unlock the power of stories and save her grandmother.


The Tiny Mansion By Keir Graff Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984813879
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

In this pitch-perfect middle grade adventure, twelve-year-old Dagmar must endure a summer living off-the-grid with her family in a tiny home. Now available in paperback!


The Phantom Tower By Keir Graff Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524739546
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

Twin brothers discover their new home is also a portal to a parallel dimension in this spine-chilling middle-grade adventure, perfect for fans of The Mysterious Benedict Society--now available in paperback!


Pizza and Taco: Super-Awesome Comic! By Stephen Shaskan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593376034
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Published: Random House Graphic - August 10th, 2021

Besties Pizza and Taco are BACK in Book 3, putting their drawing skills--and wild imaginations--to good use writing a comic book together!


Jennifer Chan Is Not Alone By Tae Keller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593310526
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 26th, 2022

In her first novel since winning the Newbery Medal for When You Trap a Tiger, Tae Keller offers a gripping and emotional story about friendship, bullying, and the possiblity that there's more in the universe than just us.

Sometimes middle school can make you feel like you're totally alone in the universe...but what if we aren't alone at all?


Secondhand Dogs By Carolyn Crimi Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062989185
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Published: Balzer + Bray - July 6th, 2021

A heartwarming—and heart-tugging—middle grade novel about love, loyalty, and what it means to be part of a family—from author Carolyn Crimi, with adorable illustrations by Melissa Manwill. Perfect for fans of A Dog’s Life and Because of Winn-Dixie.

Miss Lottie’s home was for second chances.


Tumble By Celia C. Pérez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593325179
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Published: Kokila - August 16th, 2022

From the award-winning author of The First Rule of Punk and Strange Birds, a dazzling novel about a young girl who collects the missing pieces of her origin story from the family of legendary luchadores she’s never met.

A 2023 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book


Weird Little Robots By Carolyn Crimi, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carolyn Crimi, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536214710
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

When two science-savvy girls create an entire robot world, they don’t expect the robots to come alive. But life may be a bit more magical than they thought.


Mayor Good Boy: (A Graphic Novel) By Dave Scheidt, Miranda Harmon Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593124871
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Published: Random House Graphic - August 31st, 2021

There's a new dog in town! Finally Greenwood gets the mayor they've been waiting for--Mayor Good Boy! In this graphic novel, a very good dog is going to save his town, one hilarious try at a time.

The votes are in and the new mayor is...A DOG?!
 


Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon By Steve Sheinkin Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250050649
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Published: Square Fish - January 9th, 2018

Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Buildand Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.


History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire: Rising From the Ashes By Alex Graudins (Illustrator), Kate Hannigan Cover Image
By Alex Graudins (Illustrator), Kate Hannigan
$11.69
ISBN: 9781250174260
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Published: First Second - June 30th, 2020

Turn back the clock with History Comics! In The Great Chicago Fire you'll learn how a city rose up from one of the worst catastrophes in American history.


Where's My Mummy? By Carolyn Crimi, John Manders (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carolyn Crimi, John Manders (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763643379
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Published: Candlewick - July 28th, 2009

This gently spooky read-aloud treat is also a satisfying bedtime book — sure to delight the youngest reader on many a deep, dark night.


Henry & the Buccaneer Bunnies By Carolyn Crimi, John Manders (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carolyn Crimi, John Manders (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763645403
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Published: Candlewick - August 11th, 2009

"The illustrations are fresh and comical and send a clear message about the importance of reading." —School Library Journal


There Might Be Lobsters By Carolyn Crimi, Laurel Molk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carolyn Crimi, Laurel Molk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763675424
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Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017

Come on, Sukie, you can do it! A little dog’s paralyzing anxiety gives way to bravery when someone smaller is in need in this humorous, tenderly sympathetic story.