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Frog and Toad Are Friends (I Can Read Level 2) By Arnold Lobel, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Arnold Lobel, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780064440202
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Published: HarperCollins - February 18th, 2003

Celebrate the power of friendship in these five adventurous stories starring Frog and Toad—a Caldecott Honor Book! 

From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other—just as best friends should be.


Harold and the Purple Crayon Board Book By Crockett Johnson, Crockett Johnson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062086525
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Published: HarperFestival - September 29th, 2015


Click, Clack, Moo 20th Anniversary Edition: Cows That Type (A Click Clack Book) By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534463028
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 16th, 2020

Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin’s Caldecott Honor–winning book is celebrating its twenty-year anniversary with a brand-new edition featuring bonus content!

Click, clack, MOO.
Click, clack, MOO.
Clickety, clack, MOO.

It was the typewriter heard ‘round the world.


Red: A Crayon's Story By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062252074
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 3rd, 2015

A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo. This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone.


Rolling Warrior: The Incredible, Sometimes Awkward, True Story of a Rebel Girl on Wheels Who Helped Spark a Revolution By Judith Heumann, Kristen Joiner Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780807003596
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Published: Beacon Press - June 15th, 2021

As featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary Crip Camp, and for readers of I Am Malala, one of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her story of fighting to belong.

“If I didn’t fight, who would?”


Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults): 17 First-Person Stories for Today By Alice Wong (Editor) Cover Image
By Alice Wong (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593381670
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 26th, 2021

Disabled young people will be proud to see themselves reflected in this hopeful, compelling, and insightful essay collection, adapted for young adults from the critically acclaimed adult book, Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century that "sheds light on the experience of life as an individual with disabilities, as told by none other than authors with the


Matilda By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142410370
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 16th, 2007

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG!


Love That Dog: A Novel By Sharon Creech Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064409599
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

The Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech, brings readers a story with enormous heart. 


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Show Me a Sign (Scholastic Gold) By Ann Clare LeZotte Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338255829
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 21st, 2021

Don't miss the companion book, Set Me Free

CRITICS ARE RAVING ABOUT SHOW ME A SIGN

Winner of the 2021 Schneider Family Book Award * NPR Best Books of 2020 * Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2020 * School Library Journal Best Books of 2020 * New York Public Library Best Books of 2020 * Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2020 * 202


Juliet Takes a Breath By Gabby Rivera Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780593108192
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Published: Dial Books - May 11th, 2021

A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author


Pet By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593175446
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New York Times • Time • Buzzfeed • NPRNew York Public Library • Publishers Weekly • School Library Journal


Last Night at the Telegraph Club By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780525555278
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - December 28th, 2021

Winner of the National Book Award
A New York Times Bestseller

"The queer romance we’ve been waiting for.”—Ms. Magazine