From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a new 9x9 picture book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves, now with added discussion prompts to help readers recognize and reflect on bias in their daily lives.
"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post
The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller!A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America
This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Featured by Oprah's Book Club on the Anti-Racist Books for Young Adults list curated by best-selling author Jacqueline Woodson
A USA TODAY Bestseller
Recommended by ESSENCE, We Need Diverse Books, ellentube, Brit + Co, PureWow, Teen Vogue, Time magazine, and New York$9.99ISBN: 9780061433030Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: HarperCollins - September 22nd, 2009
When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne—a traveler from the other side of the globe—is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe. Slowly, they are joined by other refugees.$7.99ISBN: 9780062836694Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Balzer + Bray - June 16th, 2020
From debut author Lisa Moore Ramée comes this funny and big-hearted debut middle grade novel about friendship, family, and standing up for what’s right, perfect for fans of Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give and the novels of Renée Watson and Jason Reynolds.$12.99ISBN: 9780062691194Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019
Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature!$10.99ISBN: 9780062085504Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2018
The gripping first installment in New York Times bestselling author Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me series.
One touch is all it takes. One touch, and Juliette Ferrars can leave a fully grown man gasping for air. One touch, and she can kill.$12.99ISBN: 9781250174352Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: First Second - June 30th, 2020
In History Comics: The Roanoke Colony, Chris Schweizer investigates one of America's oldest and most intriguing mysteries.
Over a hundred years before the pilgrims, the very first English settlers arrived on Roanoke Island. But without warning, these colonists abandoned their new home and disappeared without a trace.$11.99ISBN: 9781481463348Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017
A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature.
In this New York Times bestselling novel, two teens—one black, one white—grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.
$7.99ISBN: 9780786838653Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Disney-Hyperion - April 1st, 2006
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, The$8.99ISBN: 9780147510488Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016
*Newbery Honor book
*Winner of the 2016 Schneider Family Book Award
This #1 New York Times bestseller is an exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II. For fans of Counting by 7s and Sarah, Plain and Tall.
$8.99ISBN: 9781442421837Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013
Can an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? Ben Ripley sure hopes so—and his life may depend on it!
Ben Ripley may only be in middle school, but he’s already pegged his dream job: C.I.A. or bust. Unfortunately for him, his personality doesn’t exactly scream “secret agent.” In fact, Ben is so awkward, he can barely get to school and back without a mishap.$17.99ISBN: 9781534421691Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020
They All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different points of view by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honoree Christian Robinson.
In this full, bright, and beautiful picture book, many different perspectives around the world are deftly and empathetically explored—from a pair of bird-watche$17.99ISBN: 9780545865029Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Orchard Books - January 30th, 2018From the beloved bestselling creator of The Dot and our own Happy Dreamer comes an inspiring story about the transformative and profound power of words.
A New York Times Bestseller
Named an Outstanding Literary Work for Children by the NAACP
$17.99ISBN: 9780061906220Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - March 2nd, 2010
Don't miss the first and bestselling book in the beloved Pete the Cat series!
Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand-new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes!$7.99ISBN: 9780142408810Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - April 5th, 2007
Celebrate 45 years of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing!
The #1 New York Times bestselling author's first book in her classic Fudge series.$19.99ISBN: 9780440406945Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 1992
"I doubt I would have grown up to be the writer and artist I became had I not fallen in love with D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths at the age of seven."—R. J. Palacio, author of Wonder.$16.99ISBN: 9780807500071Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 DaysPublished: Albert Whitman & Company - April 3rd, 2018As a young Navajo boy, Chester Nez had to leave the reservation and attend boarding school, where he was taught that his native language and culture were useless. But Chester refused to give up his heritage. Years later, during World War II, Chester—and other Navajo men like him—was recruited by the US Marines to use the Navajo language to create an unbreakable military code.$8.99ISBN: 9780547773742Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to AvailabilityPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2012
Originally published in 1968, Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea marks the first of the six now beloved Earthsea titles. Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his hunger for power and knowledge, he tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world.