New Books in May!

Check out some of our newest book arrivals in May below! 

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The Well Cover Image
By Jake Wyatt, Choo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626724143
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Published: First Second - May 24th, 2022

A fantasy graphic novel about Lizzy, a girl who gets cursed by a wishing well, and her adventure to grant three wishes in order to break free.


Treasure Hunters: The Ultimate Quest Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316500180
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Published: jimmy patterson - May 23rd, 2022

Dodge missiles, map undersea caves, outrun secret agents, and uncover the ultimate treasure? That’s a day in the life of the Kidds!
 
The Kidd family is on an exciting new mission: use the augmented reality gear their parents created to uncover long-lost treasure. But then their ship, The Lost, explodes in a ball of fire!


The Lantern House Cover Image
By Erin Napier, Adam Trest (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316379601
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

From the nationally beloved co-host of the #1 hit show Home Town comes the quintessential celebration of home.
 
Imagine a house's early days as a home: A young family builds a picket fence and plants flowers in its yard, children climb the magnolia tree and play the piano in the living room, and there is music inside the house for ma


Geo-Graphics Cover Image
By Regina Giménez, Alexis Gomay (Translated by), Valerie Block (Translated by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646141302
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Published: Levine Querido - May 24th, 2022

Our universe is brimming with secrets, and surprising curiosities. Here readers will learn the answers to all the questions they've asked themselves:

What does the Sun look like from different planets in our galaxy? Why doesn't the Moon always appear the same? What is the largest river on Earth? And the highest mountain?


Steve L. McEvil Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593301432
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

Lean into your wicked side in this full-color graphic novel series about a middle-school super villain (in training) who must choose between saving his town and doing the most horrific thing of all--teaming up with the good guys.


Takeoffs and Landings: Lost in London; Lost in Paris; Lost in Rome Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781665907361
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Published: Aladdin - May 24th, 2022

Three young girls have adventures in cities around the world in this paperback bind-up of three exciting and aspirational novels.

In Lost in London, twelve-year-old Jordan hops across the pond to London in her school’s foreign exchange program.


Broadway Bird Cover Image
By Alex Timbers, Alisa Coburn (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250784575
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 24th, 2022

A charming and heartfelt picture book about a little bird who dreams of making it big on Broadway, from Tony Award-winning Broadway director Alex Timbers.

What Louisa loved most about living in Times Square wasn't the buzzzz of the city...
No, it was that she could sing as loud as she wanted. She could sing all day and she could sing all night.


Sleepwalk: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250175212
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 24th, 2022

“[Chaon] does madcap well and likes his characters, even the killers — especially the killers.”
The New York Times Book Review

An Indie Next pick for June 2022
Named a Best Book of Spring by Esquire
Named a Best Book of May by The Philadelphia Inquirer

A USA Today "Must Read"


History Comics: The Stonewall Riots: Making a Stand for LGBTQ Rights Cover Image
By Archie Bongiovanni, A. Andrews (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250618351
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Published: First Second - May 24th, 2022

Turn back the clock with History Comics! In this graphic novel, experience the Stonewall Riots firsthand and meet iconic activists like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera.


The Queen of Kindergarten Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593111420
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 24th, 2022

A confident little Black girl has a fantastic first day of school in this companion to the New York Times bestseller The King of Kindergarten.


Luli and the Language of Tea Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446148
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 24th, 2022

Though they may speak different languages, kids from all over the world come together to enjoy the shared pastime of tea in this delicious book for young readers.
 


Little Houses Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062965721
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 24th, 2022

From award-winning and bestselling author Kevin Henkes and the acclaimed painter Laura Dronzek, Little Houses is an unforgettable masterpiece about nature, family, wonder, and the ocean. The lyrical writing and stunning paintings make this a great choice for family sharing and for story times all year round.


The Stuff of Stars Cover Image
By Marion Dane Bauer, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536223583
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Published: Candlewick - May 24th, 2022

The 2019 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner

In an astonishing unfurling of our universe, Newbery Honor winner Marion Dane Bauer and Caldecott Honor winner Ekua Holmes celebrate the birth of every child.


Lion Needs a Shot Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419748295
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 17th, 2022

A lion family navigates their fears of going to the doctor in this adorable, hilariously relatable companion to Lion Needs a Haircut

Little lion Luka is NOT worried about a visit to the doctor. He’s NOT scared of getting a shot. And he’s definitely NOT a little lion anymore.


The Days of Bluegrass Love Cover Image
By Edward van de Vendel, Emma Rault (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140466
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Published: Levine Querido - May 17th, 2022

Tycho Zeling is drifting through his life. Everything in it – school, friends, girls, plans for the future – just kind of . happens. Like a movie he presses play on, but doesn't direct.


Ada Twist and the Disappearing Dogs: (The Questioneers Book #5) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419743528
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 17th, 2022

A new addition to the bestselling Questioneers chapter book series following Ada Twist, the star of the Netflix TV show!

Blue River Creek has a problem: There's a pet thief on the loose! Or at least, Sofia and Iggy are convinced that there is, once their pets go missing. But as a scientist, Ada knows it's important not to jump to conclusions and to follow the facts.


The Best Bed for Me Cover Image
By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207156
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Published: Candlewick - May 17th, 2022

From the creator of Jabari Jumps and Jabari Tries, the tale of a stalling child with a lively imagination—and a passion for animal facts—makes for the best kind of bedtime story.


Celia Planted a Garden: The Story of Celia Thaxter and Her Island Garden Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536204292
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Published: Candlewick - May 17th, 2022

From an all-star team comes a lyrical picture-book biography about a writer and master gardener who created beauty in a harsh island habitat that was visited by literary and artistic luminaries of her time.


Angelina at the Fair (Angelina Ballerina) Cover Image
By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665912839
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Published: Little Simon - May 17th, 2022

Angelina Ballerina has to babysit her cousin during a trip to the fair in this beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition of the classic bestselling picture book!

All year long, Angelina has been eagerly looking forward to the fair coming to town. When the wonderful day arrives at last, Angelina can hardly wait to join her friends at the fairground.


Science Comics: Birds of Prey: Terrifying Talons Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250269485
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Published: First Second - May 17th, 2022

Spread your wings with Science Comics: Birds of Prey, a new and exciting volume of First Second's nonfiction graphic novel series!


I Love You More Than . . . Cover Image
By Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250813701
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 17th, 2022

I Love You More Than... by Taye Diggs, illustrated by Shane W. Evans, and now available as a board book, is perfect for families who are separated, whatever the circumstances.

My child.


I am not always with you
as much as I’d like.

But you are always in my mind
and my heart.


My Life: Growing Up Asian in America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982195359
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Published: MTV Books - May 17th, 2022

A collection of thirty heartfelt, witty, and hopeful thought pieces on the experience of growing up Asian American, for fans of Minor Feelings.

There are 23 million people, representing more than twenty countries, each with unique languages, histories, and cultures, clumped under one banner: Asian American.


Swim Team Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063056763
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Published: HarperAlley - May 17th, 2022

“Combines wonderful characters and history to create a story that will make you want to dive right in!” JERRY CRAFT, author of the Newbery Medal–winning New Kid

A splashy, contemporary middle grade graphic novel from bestselling comics creator Johnnie Christmas!


Once Upon a Space-Time! Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553534382
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Published: Yearling - May 17th, 2022

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes the first in a hilarious space-themed graphic novel series about a floating classroom and the students who show human and alien kids alike have a flair for finding mischief and know how to have a BLAST!


Sorceline Cover Image
By Sylvia Douyé, Paola Antista (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524871314
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - May 17th, 2022

Welcome to the Island of Vorn, where mythical creatures roam free and only the brightest students are invited to study them.


Into the Sand Castle: A Lift-the-Flap Book Cover Image
By Cindy Jin, Allison Black (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781665917568
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Published: Little Simon - May 17th, 2022

Welcome to the Sand Castle!


This Is My America Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593118795
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Published: Ember - May 17th, 2022

"Incredible and searing." --Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

The Hate U Give meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting first novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system.


The Peach Rebellion Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593378564
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

From the author of The Running Dream comes a heart-swelling historical tale of friendship, family, and the power of sisterhood to help heal the wounds of the past and step boldly into the future.


History Smashers: The Underground Railroad Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593428931
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

Myths! Lies! Secrets! Uncover the hidden truth about the Underground Railroad and Black Americans' struggle for freedom. Perfect for fans of I Survived! and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.


Dress Coded Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984816450
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

In this middle-grade girl-power friendship story, perfect for fans of Moxie, an eighth grader starts a podcast to protest the unfair dress code enforcement at her middle school and sparks a rebellion. Now available in paperback!

Molly Frost is FED UP...

Because Olivia was yelled at for wearing a tank top.


Last Ride at Luna Park: A Graphic Novel (Geronimo Stilton #4) (Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel ) Cover Image
By Geronimo Stilton, Tom Angleberger (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338729399
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Published: Graphix - May 17th, 2022

Praise for Slime for Dinner:

"Fresh, funny, and fast-paced. The free-style artwork and anything-goes story will make kids want to write and draw their own books!"

-Dav Pilkey

A new ride is opening at Luna Park! Every mouse in New Mouse City has come for the grand opening. But the rides keep breaking down, and everything is going wrong.


How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? (How Do Dinosaurs...?) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Mark Teague (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338828139
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Published: Cartwheel Books - May 17th, 2022

It's time for school, dinosaurs!


Force of Fire (The Fire Queen #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338636659
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 17th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Sayantani DasGupta comes the story of a demon who must embrace her bad to serve the greater good.

Pinki hails from a long line of rakkhosh resisters, demons who have spent years building interspecies relationships, working together to achieve their goal of overthrowing the snakey oppressors and taking back their rights.


Land of the Cranes (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338343861
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 17th, 2022

From the prolific author of The Moon Within comes the heart-wrenchingly beautiful story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees.

Nine-year-old Betita knows she is a crane.


Bloom of the Flower Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #21) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Graham Howells (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338776874
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 17th, 2022

Drake and Worm must help a Flower Dragon protect his home in the latest action-packed installment of this New York Times bestselling series!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers.


Wild River Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338647297
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 17th, 2022

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick sends readers rushing down a raging river on a life-or-death adventure when a white water rafting trip goes terribly wrong!

Daniel Redmayne is fast asleep on the first night of a white water rafting trip, when he's awoken by screams. The dam has failed.


I Kissed the Baby! Cover Image
By Mary Murphy, Mary Murphy (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536224108
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Published: Candlewick - May 17th, 2022

Mary Murphy’s big, eye-catching graphics and bouncy, ebullient text are sure to enchant readers who are celebrating a baby - or relishing their own claim to the title.

"I saw the baby! Did you see the baby?"
"Yes! I saw the baby, the teeny weeny thing."


Answers in the Pages Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593484685
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

A bold, timely novel about speaking up and coming out as parents lobby to ban a beloved book from the school curriculum by New York Times-bestselling author David Levithan.


In a collection of personal stories and essays, award-winning and bestselling artists from Matt de la Peña and Veera Hiranandani to Max Brallier and R.L. Stine write about how hope always wins, even in the darkest of times.

Where does hope live?

In your family?

In your community?

In your school?

In your heart?


Juneteenth: Our Day of Freedom (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Sharon Dennis Wyeth, Kim Holt (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593434789
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

Some call it Freedom Day; some call it Emancipation Day; some call it Juneteenth. Learn more about this important holiday that celebrates the end of chattel slavery in the United States in this Step 3 History Reader.


Nate Plus One Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593376423
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

Boy plus boy. Two weeks in Johannesburg. A summer of music, adventure, self-discovery . . . and definitely not love. What could go wrong?
 
Nate needs a date to his cousin’s wedding. Jai is Nate’s best friend and secret crush. Could Jai be Nate’s plus-one—and only?


Dark Waters (Small Spaces Quartet #3) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593109175
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

Filled with chills and spooks galore, New York Times bestselling author Katherine Arden’s latest installment in the creep-tastic Small Spaces Quartet is sure to haunt. Now in paperback.


The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984848628
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Published: Yearling - May 10th, 2022

New York Times bestselling author David Levithan takes young readers on twisting journey through truth, reality, and fantasy and belief.


Vampire Vacation Cover Image
By Laura Lavoie, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593203132
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

Fang isn’t like the other vampires. Will he be able to make his dreams of a beach vacation come true?
 


The World Belonged to Us Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545498
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 10th, 2022

Two children’s book superstars—#1 New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Woodson, the author of The Day You Begin, and Leo Espinosa, the illustrator of Islandborn­—join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in their rhythmic text and lively art.


The Sandcastle That Lola Built Cover Image
By Megan Maynor, Kate Berube (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593480106
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Published: Dragonfly Books - May 10th, 2022

A modern, summery spin on the classic The House That Jack Built, in which Lola's day at the beach leads to new friends and a giant sandcastle.


Richard Scarry's 5-Minute Stories Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593310007
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

A humorous hardcover collection of Richard Scarry’s Busytown stories, each of which can be read aloud in five minutes!


Button! Snap! Zip!: Learn everyday skills (My World) Cover Image
By Nicola Edwards, Thomas Elliott (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781664350120
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Published: Tiger Tales - May 10th, 2022

From opening the hook-and-loop fastener to access the pages of this book to learning how to use the other fasteners such as a snap, button, and a zipper, this hands-on book helps children develop fine motor skills and practice weather-appropriate independent dressing in an engaging and friendly way.


American Revolution (DK Eyewitness) Cover Image
By DK
$9.99
ISBN: 9780744052268
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Published: DK Children - May 10th, 2022

Become an eyewitness to the American struggle for independence, from the events that sparked the war through to the signing of the Constitution.

Discover how American soldiers won battles against the great British Empire, plus see the muskets and cannons of the armies, learn how soldiers were drilled, and find out why Yorktown was not the end of the Revolution.


Volcano & Earthquake (DK Eyewitness) Cover Image
By DK
$9.99
ISBN: 9780744052282
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Published: DK Children - May 10th, 2022

Become an eyewitness to the Earth’s most explosive volcanoes and learn what it’s like to experience an earthquake feels like in this picture-led guide to the hotspots of the world.


Cat (DK Eyewitness) Cover Image
By DK
$9.99
ISBN: 9780744050721
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Published: DK Children - May 10th, 2022

Become an eyewitness to the fascinating lives of cats from fearsome felines to pampered pets.


Weather (DK Eyewitness) Cover Image
By DK
$9.99
ISBN: 9780744052305
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Published: DK Children - May 10th, 2022

Become an eyewitness to the world’s weather – from heatwaves and droughts to blizzards and floods.

Why does it rain? How hot is a bolt of lightning? What makes hurricanes form? Become a meteorology expert, set up a home weather station, and learn to read nature’s signs of changing weather.


What Is the AIDS Crisis? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593227022
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 10th, 2022

In this addition to the New York Times bestselling series, learn how incredible activists made the public aware of AIDS and spurred medical breakthroughs.


Who Is Jimmy Carter? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By David Stabler, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593387382
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 10th, 2022

How did a peanut farmer from a small town in Georgia become the 39th President of the United States? Find out in this addition to the #1 New York Times best-selling Who Was? series!


The Infamous Ratsos: Ratty Tattletale Cover Image
By Kara LaReau, Matt Myers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536226010
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Published: Candlewick - May 10th, 2022

When Ralphie Ratso stands up to some kids who bullied his friend, they vow revenge. But will ratting them out make it worse?


Frederick (Leo Lionni's Friends): A Lift-the-Flap Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593382141
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

Leo Lionni’s Caldecott Honor–winning story about a little mouse who gathers something unusual for the long winter is celebrating its fiftieth birthday! 
 


All Cats Welcome Cover Image
By Susin Nielsen, Vivian Mineker (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534476974
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

In this sweet and affirming picture book, two cats discover they don’t need to share a language to become friends.

Leonard adores his human. “Stay! Let’s play!” he says when it’s time to leave for work. His human just hears “Meow.”

Sometimes Leonard gets lonely. So does Mariposa, who is new in town.


A Gift for Nana Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593430330
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Published: Random House Studio - May 10th, 2022

Two-time Caldecott Honor author/illustrator Lane Smith tells a whimsical story about a little rabbit searching for the best gift for someone very special.


Sylvie Cover Image
By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534463486
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

One small spider takes a big risk to bring together the people she watches over in her apartment building in this charming picture book from the celebrated author and illustrator of Truman.

Sylvie hangs on a silvery thread, safely hidden under her damp, dark fire escape.


Growing an Artist: The Story of a Landscaper and His Son Cover Image
By John Parra, John Parra (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534469273
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - May 10th, 2022

From award-winning artist John Parra comes a touching and deceptively simple picture book based on his childhood experience about the bond between a father and son, hard work, and the links between nature, art, and creativity.

Today is a big day—the first time Juanito gets to help his papi on the job as a landscape architect!


Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665900706
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 10th, 2022

Percy Jackson meets Tristan Strong in this hilarious, action-packed middle grade contemporary fantasy that follows a young boy as he journeys across China to seal the underworld shut and save the mortal realm.

Zachary Ying never had many opportunities to learn about his Chinese heritage.


The Summer Place: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501133572
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Published: Atria Books - May 10th, 2022

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of That Summer comes another heartfelt and unputdownable novel of family, secrets, and the ties that bind.

When her twenty-two-year-old stepdaughter announces her engagement to her pandemic boyfriend, Sarah Danhauser is shocked. But the wheels are in motion.


Adventure Awaits Cover Image
By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781665902908
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Published: Little Simon - May 10th, 2022

In this beautiful board book from the creator of Big Bug and Spot, the Cat, simple text and lovely illustrations tell the story of a dog and cat whose adventures bring them together.

A cat and a dog set off on their own adventures, each intrigued by something they see.


How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines Cover Image
By Theodore Gray, Nick Mann (Photographs by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316445443
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - May 3rd, 2022

"Another masterpiece" (BoingBoing), by Theodore Gray, How Things Work explores the inner workings of machines, big and small, revealing the extraordinary science, beauty, and rich history of everyday things. 

Theodore Gray has become a household name among fans, both young and old, of popular science and mechanics with his bestselling trilo


I Won’t Give Up My Rubber Band Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781797214924
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2022

An everyday object (the endlessly versatile rubber band) becomes an invitation to imagine new possibilities in the latest laugh-out-loud picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake!


Rafa Counts on Papá Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316540896
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

For fans of Guess How Much I Love You? and Just Me and My Dad comes a heartwarming story perfect for Father's Day about a son and his papá who love to measure everything, including their love for each other.

Rafa and his papá love to count and measure together.


In the Blue Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316497626
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

An emotional and tender picture book that accessibly explores depression within a family, through the use of color.

I've always been my dad's little sunspot.
But one day, his world was no longer bright and yellow—it was a deep, dark blue.


As one father embarks on an emotional journey, his daughter will navigate life lived in and around his


Brain Games: Experiments Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781426372520
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Published: National Geographic Kids - May 3rd, 2022

Trick your senses and test your noodling skills with mind-blowing experiments in this fascinating, kid-friendly book based on the hit National Geographic TV show Brain Games!


Eitan Eats the World: New Comfort Classics to Cook Right Now: A Cookbook Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780593235362
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Published: Clarkson Potter - May 3rd, 2022

85 fresh comfort food recipes highlighting the enthusiasm, creativity, and foolproof techniques of the TikTok cooking prodigy who “taught millions stuck at home during quarantine how to cook” (The New York Times), now the principal culinary contributor on The Drew Barrymore Show
 


Bravely Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781368071345
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Published: Disney Press - May 3rd, 2022

An instant New York Times Bestseller!

What if you had one year to save everything you loved?


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By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338827255
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 3rd, 2022

From the creators of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom, a super adventure with a wriggly, squiggly hero you'll never forget.

Toad in trouble? Beetle in a jam? Never fear -- Superworm is here!


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$18.99
ISBN: 9781368070829
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - May 3rd, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Daniel José Older's music-and-magic-filled YA urban fantasy about two teens who discover each other and their powers during a political battle within a unique diaspora community.


Shine On, Luz Véliz! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797209678
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2022

A beautiful coming-of-age story for fans of Front Desk and Merci Suárez Changes Gears, this book celebrates identity, language, heritage, family, and the determination to follow one's own inner light.

Have you ever been the best at something . . . only to lose it all?


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By Robb Pearlman, Eda Kaban (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780762478118
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Published: Running Press Kids - May 3rd, 2022

From the author and illustrator of Pink Is for Boys comes an empowering board book that teaches kids and adults alike that gender cannot define who you are or want to become.

Dolls and trucks are for boys and girls and everyone, as are fabric and wood, flutes and drums, hockey and figure skating, and many more.


Red Scare: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338167085
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Published: Graphix - May 3rd, 2022

A page-turning sci-fi adventure set in 1953, featuring a clever girl who, against all odds, must outsmart bullies, the FBI, and alien invaders during the height of the communist Red Scare.

"Red Scare is a brilliant, fast-paced adventure.


I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967: A Graphic Novel (I Survived Graphic Novel #5) (I Survived Graphic Novels) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Berat Pekmezci (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338766912
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Published: Graphix - May 3rd, 2022

A gripping graphic novel adaptation of Lauren Tarshis's bestselling I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967, with text adapted by Georgia Ball and art by Berat Pekmezci.

No grizzly has ever killed a human in Glacier National Park before... until tonight. Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family come to Glacier every year.


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By Kat Fajardo, Kat Fajardo (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781338535587
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Published: Graphix - May 3rd, 2022

Rising star Kat Fajardo's debut middle-grade graphic novel about a girl who would rather do anything other than celebrate her quinceañera!


Los abrazos de papá (Daddy Hugs) Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator), Alexis Romay (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781665911979
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Published: Libros Para Ninos - May 3rd, 2022

Similar al estilo de su libro A contar besitos, ¡este colorido libro encartonado de Karen Katz celebra el amor entre los padres y sus hijos!

A papá le encanta darle abrazos al bebé para decirle “¡te quiero!”.


The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982115869
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 3rd, 2022

A Best Book of 2021 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Time, and The Washington Post

The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a “compelling” (The Washington Post) account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off virus


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ISBN: 9781665912730
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Soar into a breathtaking world of heroes and unicorns as you’ve never seen them before in this fantastical middle grade debut perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson and Eragon series!

Skandar Smith has always yearned to leave the Mainland and escape to the secretive Island, where wild unicorns roam free.


National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023 (US edition) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426372834
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Published: National Geographic Kids - May 3rd, 2022

The 2023 National Geographic Kids Almanac is the biggest edition yet!


Get ready for 2023 with all the latest and greatest information on animals, science, nature, technology, conservation, and more in this worldwide best-selling almanac. Packed with incredible photos and fascinating stories, this new edition features:


National Geographic Readers: T. rex (Level 1) Cover Image
By Andrea Silen, Franco Tempesta (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426372735
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Published: National Geographic Kids - May 3rd, 2022

RAWR! It’s a Tyrannosaurus rex! Learn all about one of the biggest, baddest dinosaurs ever to stalk the planet.


Becoming Muhammad Ali Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316498173
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Published: jimmy patterson - May 3rd, 2022

Two heavy-hitters in children's literature deliver a critically acclaimed, bestselling biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali. 

"This utterly delightful story about Ali's childhood is a smash hit."—School Library Journal (starred review)

Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other.


The Way to Rio Luna Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338239553
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 3rd, 2022

For fans of The Land of Stories comes an adventure that reveals the secret warnings hidden inside all classic tales -- beware fairyland at all costs.

Eleven-year-old Danny Monteverde believes in magic. He knows that pixie dust is real, that wardrobes act as portals, and that rabbit holes lead to Wonderland.


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ISBN: 9781534479470
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

In the seventh novel in New York Times bestselling Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series, Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth to solve the disappearances of endangered bison and an irreplaceable necklace.

Teddy Fitzroy, his family, and some other FunJungle employees have been invited to visit a bison ranch just outside Yellowstone National Park that FunJ


One Great Lie Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534463189
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Four starred reviews!

A “quietly triumphant” (Horn Book Magazine) and atmospheric YA story of romance, mystery, and power about a young woman discovering her strength in lush, sultry Venice—from the Printz Honor–winning author of A Heart in a Body in the World.

When Charlotte wins a scholarship to a writing workshop in Venice with


The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire, Book 14) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338214550
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 3rd, 2022

The #1 New York Times bestselling series continues!

A wall can't protect them anymore . . .

Snowfall didn't expect to be queen of the IceWings at such a young age, but now that she is, she's going to be the best queen ever.


King and the Dragonflies (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129342
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 3rd, 2022

A 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor Book!

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!

Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!


The Golden Swift (The Silver Arrow) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316283540
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

The thrilling sequel to #1 NYT bestselling author Lev Grossman’s The Silver Arrow, in which Kate and Tom confront the limits of what even magic can do.

A lot has changed for Kate in a year. She and Tom are now full-fledged conductors of the steam-powered, animal-saving Great Secret Intercontinental Railway.


Just Be Cool, Jenna Sakai Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338671575
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 3rd, 2022

Fans of Lisa Greenwald and Wendy Mass are sure to fall head-over-heels for this funny, sweet story of crushes, competition, and the confusing reality of middle school.

"Heartbreak is for suckers."

When Jenna Sakai gets dumped over winter break, it confirms what she learned from her parents' messy divorce: Relationships are risky and only lead to disappointment.


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By Kat Fajardo, Kat Fajardo (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338535655
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Published: Scholastic en español - May 3rd, 2022

Rising star Kat Fajardo's debut middle-grade graphic novel about a girl who would rather do anything other than celebrate her quinceañera!

Sue solo quiere pasar el verano leyendo y haciendo cómics en el campamento con sus amigos, pero en lugar de eso se embarca con sus padres y sus dos hermanas en un viaje a Honduras a visitar a la familia, que vive en medio del campo, ¡así que no p