Megan's Picks

Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir By Maggie Thrash, Maggie Thrash (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maggie Thrash, Maggie Thrash (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763687557
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Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017

“Thrash has so carefully and skillfully captured a universal moment. . . . A luminescent memoir not to be missed.”— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic-novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort.


Square (The Shapes Trilogy) By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763696078
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Published: Candlewick - May 8th, 2018

The beguiling second entry in the innovative shape trilogy by multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen.


Akissi: Tales of Mischief: Akissi Book 1 By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781911171478
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Published: Flying Eye Books - May 8th, 2018

"utterly unputdownable"—The New York Times

A Kirkus Best Book of 2018, Akissi: Tales of Mischief brings together the first volume of the hilarious and heartfelt Akissi comics by Marguerite Abouet, the award winning author of Aya of Yop City.


The Phantom Tollbooth By Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780394820378
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Published: Yearling - October 12th, 1988

With almost 5 million copies sold 60 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic. Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. 


A Monster Calls: Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd By Patrick Ness, Jim Kay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Patrick Ness, Jim Kay (Illustrator)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780763660659
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2013

Patrick Ness’s Carnegie Medal–winning masterwork is poised to attract a discerning crossover audience.


Code Name Verity By Elizabeth Wein Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781423152880
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

Don’t miss Elizabeth Wein’s stunning new novel, Stateless

The beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, a "fiendishly plotted" (New York Times) "heart-in-your mouth adventure" (Washington Post) that "will take wing and soar into your heart" (Laurie Halse Anderson) 

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Pie in the Sky By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250314109
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - May 14th, 2019

A poignant, laugh-out-loud illustrated middle-grade novel about an eleven-year-old boy's immigration experience, his annoying little brother, and their cake-baking hijinks! Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang!

A Parents Magazine Best Kids Book of the Year!
A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year!
An NPR Best Book of the Year!


Everybody Needs a Rock By Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780684138992
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 1974

Everybody needs a rock -- at least that's the way this particular rock hound feels about it in presenting her own highly individualistic rules for finding just the right rock for you.


Green on Green By Dianne White, Felicita Sala (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dianne White, Felicita Sala (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781481462785
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 17th, 2020

Discover the joys of nature, seasons, family—and the vibrant colors of them all—in this lyrical picture book from the author of the acclaimed Blue on Blue.

A child is on a colorful journey through the seasons, filled with yellow flowers and blue coral in spring and summer and orange pumpkins and green pine forests in fall and winter.


Dylan the Villain By K. G. Campbell (Illustrator), K. G. Campbell Cover Image
By K. G. Campbell (Illustrator), K. G. Campbell
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451476425
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 8th, 2016

A surprising and laugh-out-loud showdown between two pint-sized super-villains, perfect for young fans of Despicable Me.