New Books in February

The Bright Side By Chad Otis, Chad Otis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chad Otis, Chad Otis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593530627
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - February 21st, 2023

This endearing picture book about making the most of any situation is also a heartfelt and meaningful portrait of houselessness that’s just right for young children.


I Have Some Questions for You: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593490143
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Viking - February 21st, 2023

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

“A twisty, immersive whodunit perfect for fans of Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.” —People 

"Spellbinding." —The New York Times Book Review

"[An] irresistible literary page-turner." The Boston Globe


The Ice Cream Machine By Adam Rubin Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593325803
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 21st, 2023

Don’t miss the #1 New York Times bestseller everyone is raving about! From the wild and wonderful imagination of the author of Dragons Love Tacos comes this hilarious, irresistible debut collection of six totally different stories with the same exact name. Now in paperback!


The Human Kaboom By Adam Rubin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593462393
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 21st, 2023

The author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Dragons Love Tacos and The Ice Cream Machine returns with another hilarious, irresistible collection of six totally different stories with the same exact name.


All the Right Reasons By Bethany Mangle Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534499041
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - February 21st, 2023

“Made my Bachelor-loving heart very happy.” —Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of Today Tonight Tomorrow

The Bachelor meets Gilmore Girls in this laugh-out-loud young adult romance about a girl who joins her mother on a reality dating show for single parents—only to fall for a contestant’s son.

Cara Hawn’s life


Peek-A-Boo Haiku: A Lift-the-Flap Book By Danna Smith, Teagan White (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Danna Smith, Teagan White (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781665926461
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Published: Little Simon - February 21st, 2023

This poetic lift-the-flap board book features haikus about hidden woodland animals, plus flaps that reveal those animals!

Warm breezes blowing,
pond open for summer fun—
slip, slide, belly ride!
(Peek-a-boo, OTTER!)

Each haiku in this lift-the-flap board book will have readers guessing the animal it describes—with th


On Air with Zoe Washington By Janae Marks Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063212312
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 14th, 2023

* An instant New York Times bestseller *

An empowering and big-hearted sequel to the bestselling and critically acclaimed From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks!


The One Thing You'd Save By Linda Sue Park, Robert Sae-Heng (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Robert Sae-Heng (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358697275
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Published: Clarion Books - February 14th, 2023

In this provocative discussion-starter about what really matters, Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park’s linked poems capture the diverse voices of a middle school class answering the question: “If your house were on fire, what one thing would you save?” Recipient of four starred reviews.


The Windeby Puzzle: History and Story By Lois Lowry Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358672500
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Published: Clarion Books - February 14th, 2023

Newbery Medalist and New York Times bestselling author Lois Lowry transports readers to an Iron Age world through the suspenseful dual narrative of a boy and girl both battling to survive. In an utterly one-of-a-kind blend of fiction and history, a master storyteller explores the mystery and life of the 2,000-year-old Windeby bog body.


Sisters in Science: Marie Curie, Bronia Dluska, and the Atomic Power of Sisterhood By Linda Elovitz Marshall, Anna And Elena Balbusso (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593377581
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2023

Discover the fascinating true story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her sister Bronia, two trailblazing women who worked together and made a legendary impact on chemistry and health care as we know it.


Wild Blue: Taming a Big-Kid Bike By Dashka Slater, Laura Hughes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dashka Slater, Laura Hughes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536215670
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Published: Candlewick - February 14th, 2023

In a charming take on a milestone moment, a young girl summons a cowpoke’s courage to tame her intimidating new bicycle.


Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593230275
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 14th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


St. Patrick's Day, Here I Come! By D.J. Steinberg, Emanuel Wiemans (Illustrator) Cover Image
By D.J. Steinberg, Emanuel Wiemans (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593387191
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - February 14th, 2023

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a collection of funny and festive poems from the author of the hugely popular Kindergarten, Here I Come!


In Every Life By Marla Frazee, Marla Frazee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marla Frazee, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665912488
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Published: Beach Lane Books - February 7th, 2023

A simple and profound meditation on the many wonders of life from two-time Caldecott Honor recipient Marla Frazee.

In every life, there is love and loss, hope and joy, wonder and mystery. With glowing art and spare, powerful text, Caldecott Honor–winning creator Marla Frazee celebrates the moments, feelings, and experiences, both big and small, that make up a life.


Find Your Brave: A Coco and Bear Story (The Coco and Bear Series) By Apryl Stott, Apryl Stott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Apryl Stott, Apryl Stott (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534499119
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 7th, 2023

Coco and Bear find their brave in this charming sequel to the New York Times bestseller Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light.

Coco and Bear are excited to perform their super special dance at the summer festival…until Coco loses her brave during dress rehearsal!


Hope's Path to Glory: The Story of a Family's Journey on the Overland Trail By Jerdine Nolen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665924719
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 7th, 2023

From the author of Eliza’s Freedom Road and Calico Girl comes a historical middle grade adventure about an enslaved girl’s journey on the Overland Trail to California during the Gold Rush, and how she took the chance to fight for freedom.

In Alexandria, Virginia, in the mid-19th century, a slave-owning family is facing financial trouble.


Stillwater and Koo Save the World (A Stillwater and Friends Book) By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338812312
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 7th, 2023

Here is the first of four exciting new books for younger readers featuring the beloved Zen panda, Stillwater -- star of the Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times bestseller, Zen Shorts, and of the Peabody Award and three-time Emmy Award-winning Apple+ TV series.

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

* “A stunning, tender testament to the ide


When a Friend Needs a Friend By Roozeboos (Illustrator), Roozeboos Cover Image
By Roozeboos (Illustrator), Roozeboos
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338813944
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 7th, 2023

Good friends stick together in fun times and hard times.

When a Friend Needs a Friend is a gift for friends of all ages.

“This thoughtful book is sure to spark conversations between child readers and sympathetic adults.” — The Horn Book

"A wonderful story for children and adults that reminds us about the importance of feeling all of your f


A New Friend: An Acorn Book (Mermaid Days #3) By Kyle Lukoff, Kat Uno (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Kat Uno (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338794977
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 7th, 2023

Vera and Beaker make a new friend when they meet a mantis shrimp, in this series perfect for beginning readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read.


Nat for Nothing: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #4) By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338715422
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Published: Graphix - February 7th, 2023

A companion to the New York Times bestselling series that began with Nat Enough!

It's a best friend battle!

Natalie is having a rough start to the school year. Each student has been asked to join an extracurricular activity, and Nat's two best friends have no trouble finding activities that interest them.


Switched By Bruce Hale Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338645927
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 7th, 2023

From the Edgar-nominated author Bruce Hale comes a hilarious story of a boy and a dog...who become a dog and a boy

Who's a good boy?

Twelve-year-old Parker Pitts hates a mess.


This Time It's Real By Ann Liang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338827118
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 7th, 2023

Get ready to fall in love in this hilarious romcom about a girl who begins a fake relationship with the famous actor in her class, perfect for fans of Meg Cabot and Jenny Han.

When seventeen-year-old Eliza Lin’s essay about meeting the love of her life unexpectedly goes viral, her entire life changes overnight.