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Séance Tea Party: (A Graphic Novel) By Reimena Yee Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984894151
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Published: Random House Graphic - September 15th, 2020

Lora wants to stay a kid forever, and she'll do anything to make that happen . . . including befriending Alexa, the ghost who haunts her house. A middle-grade graphic novel about growing up that's perfect for fans of Ghosts and Making Friends.

Growing up sounds terrible.


The Legend of Auntie Po By Shing Yin Khor Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780525554899
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Published: Kokila - June 15th, 2021

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
 
Part historical fiction, part fable, and 100 percent adventure. Thirteen-year-old Mei reimagines the myths of Paul Bunyan as starring a Chinese heroine while she works in a Sierra Nevada logging camp in 1885.


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Science Comics: Rocks and Minerals: Geology from Caverns to the Cosmos By Andy Hirsch Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250203953
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Published: First Second - October 20th, 2020

Leave no stone unturned with Andy Hirsch's Science Comics: Rocks and Minerals, the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!


Pilu of the Woods By Mai K. Nguyen Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781620105634
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Published: Oni Press - April 16th, 2019

A 2020 Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards Finalist
 
For fans of Hilda and the Troll comes PILU OF THE WOODS, a heartwarming and bittersweet story of friendship, loss, exploring complex emotions and finding your way home from debut creator Mai K. Nguyen. 


Willow loves the woods near her house.


Monster Friends: (A Graphic Novel) By Kaeti Vandorn Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984896827
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Published: Random House Graphic - June 22nd, 2021

Two friends: one big, one little. One old, one young. One grumpy, one cheerful. Both: MONSTERS! From the author of Crabapple Trouble comes a sweet and fun-filled chapter-book graphic novel, with a charming cast of adorable monsters.


Our Little Kitchen By Jillian Tamaki Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419746550
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

2021 Eisner Award Winner, Best Publication for Early Readers

A lively celebration of food and community from Caldecott Honoree Jillian Tamaki
 
Tie on your apron!


The Speed of Starlight: An Exploration of Physics, Sound, Light, and Space By Colin Stuart, Ximo Abadia (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Colin Stuart, Ximo Abadia (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536208559
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Published: Big Picture Press - October 1st, 2019

A contemporary exploration of physics, light, and sound told through stunning graphic artwork.