New Books for December

Who Would Win?: Coyote vs. Dingo By Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338672183
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 27th, 2022

What if a coyote and dingo had a fight? Who do you think would win?

This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts two ferocious animals: a coyote and a dingo! Readers will learn about each animal's anatomy, behavior, and more.


Bad Kitty: Supercat (Graphic Novel) By Nick Bruel, Nick Bruel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nick Bruel, Nick Bruel (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250749987
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 27th, 2022

The phenomenally successful Bad Kitty series is purr-fect for fans of Dav Pilkey's Dog Man and Ben Clanton's Narwhal and Jelly series, reluctant readers, comic book fans, and cranky cats.


Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble (full-color edition) By Nick Bruel Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250782397
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 27th, 2022

Zombies! Talking turnips! Puppy! Kitty takes 'em all on, in full color! But her mettle is really tested when she encounters none other than her creator.


Bad Kitty School Daze (full-color edition) By Nick Bruel Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250782380
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 27th, 2022

The world's favorite feisty feline goes to school . . . obedience school. And Bad Kitty faces her toughest challenge yet, in full color!


Together: A First Conversation About Love (First Conversations) By Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, Anne/Andy Passchier (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593520963
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - December 27th, 2022

A beginner’s exploration of love, relationships, and families – the latest in the FIRST CONVERSATIONS board book series, which offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.


Moon Rising: A Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #6) (Wings of Fire Graphix) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338730890
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Published: Graphix - December 27th, 2022

The graphic novel adaptations of the #1 New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire series continue to set the world on fire!

Peace has come to Pyrrhia...


Mary Anne's Bad Luck Mystery: A Graphic Novel (The Baby-sitters Club #13) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix) By Ann M. Martin, Cynthia Yuan Cheng (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Cynthia Yuan Cheng (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781338616118
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Published: Graphix - December 27th, 2022

A brand-new Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adapted by newcomer Cynthia Yuan Cheng!

Mary Anne should never have thrown away that chain letter she got in the mail. Ever since she did, bad things have been happening to everyone in The Baby-sitters Club.


Tomorrow Is New Year's Day: Seollal, a Korean Celebration of the Lunar New Year By Aram Kim Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389284
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - December 27th, 2022

From Korean American author-illustrator Aram Kim, Tomorrow is New Year's Day follows a little girl sharing the fun customs of Seollal—the Korean Lunar New Year—with her classmates.

Seollal, the Korean Lunar New Year, is Mina’s favorite day of the year.


Not Here to Be Liked By Michelle Quach Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780063038387
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - December 20th, 2022

“A smart romance with heart and guts and all the intoxicating feelings in between.” —Maureen Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of 13 Little Blue Envelopes


Camp Time in California (Magic Tree House (R) #35) By Mary Pope Osborne, AG Ford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593177495
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 20th, 2022

The #1 bestselling Magic Tree House series is ready to whisk you away through time with Jack and Annie--this time to the Yosemite National Park!

Jack and his sister, Annie, must go to California! They must look at nature! They must save the wilderness!
 


Blurp's Book of Manners By Cindy Derby, Cindy Derby (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cindy Derby, Cindy Derby (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250810359
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 6th, 2022

From Caldecott Honoree Cindy Derby comes an uproarious tale about an etiquette coach and the sentient paint blob that just might teach her proper manners.

When etiquette coach Ms. Picklepop teeters off her stool and spills a bucket of paint, a creature emerges. Not a scary one, or an evil one, or anything of the sort. Instead, what comes alive is ...

BLURP!


On the Corner of Chocolate Avenue: How Milton Hershey Brought Milk Chocolate to America By Tziporah Cohen, Steven Salerno (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tziporah Cohen, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358578758
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Published: Clarion Books - December 13th, 2022

The story of sweet success behind the Hershey's Kiss! The invention of America's quintessential milk chocolate bar is brought to vivid, delicious life in this STEAM picture book biography perfect for fans of Mr. Ferris and His Wheel and Snowflake Bentley. 


How We Say I Love You By Nicole Chen, Lenny Wen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicole Chen, Lenny Wen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593428399
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - December 13th, 2022

In this heartwarming picture book, an Asian American girl shares how her family expresses their love for one another through actions rather than words.


The Universe in You: A Microscopic Journey By Jason Chin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823450701
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Published: Neal Porter Books - December 13th, 2022

Jason Chin, winner of the Caldecott Medal for Watercress, dives into the microscopic building blocks of life in this companion to the award-winning Your Place in the Universe.


Tiptoe Tiger (Neon Animals Picture Books) By Jane Clarke, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Clarke, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536227505
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Published: Candlewick Press - November 8th, 2022

Tiptoe, tiger! Tara the tiger cub is wide awake and wants to play. But Tara’s bouncing and pouncing keeps scaring all the other jungle animals away. Help Tara tread quietly through the jungle so that she can make her way home to her mom and settle down for bed.


Green Green: A Community Gardening Story By Marie Lamba, Baldev Lamba, Sonia Sanchez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250858535
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Published: Square Fish - December 6th, 2022

From authors Marie and Baldev Lamba comes Green Green, a charming, rhyming picture book about a city's green space growing and changing, with illustrations from Eisner Award-winner, Sonia Sanchez.


Little Owl's Love By Divya Srinivasan, Divya Srinivasan (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593204047
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - December 6th, 2022

The star of Little Owl's Night returns to find love in his beloved nighttime forest.

"What do I love?" Little Owl thought.
There were so many things. . .