New Books in June!

Check out some of our newest book arrivals in June below! 

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Cat's Cradle: The Golden Twine Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250625366
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Published: First Second - June 21st, 2022

Jo Rioux (illustrator of M. T. Anderson's highly acclaimed The Daughters of Ys) makes her debut as a writer-illustrator in this fantasy-adventure graphic novel trilogy!


The Loophole Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547609178
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 21st, 2022

A gay Muslim boy travels the world for a second chance at love after a possibly magical heiress grants him three wishes in this YA debut that's Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda with a twist of magic.


This Poison Heart Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547609956
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 21st, 2022

Darkness blooms in bestselling author Kalynn Bayron's new contemporary fantasy about a girl with a unique and deadly power.

Briseis has a gift: with a single touch she can grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms.


A Slow Fire Burning: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735211247
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 21st, 2022

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The scorching new thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train.

 
A Slow Fire Burning twists and turns like a great thriller should, but it's also deep, intelligent and intensely human.” – Lee Child


The Judge's List: A Novel (The Whistler #2) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593157848
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Published: Vintage - June 21st, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Investigator Lacy Stoltz follows the trail of a serial killer, and closes in on a shocking suspect—a sitting judge—in “one of the best crime reads of the year.… Bristling with high-tech detail and shivering with suspense…. Worth staying up all night to finish” (Wall Street Journal).


This Wicked Fate (This Poison Heart) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547609208
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 21st, 2022

Would you tempt even the most dangerous fate to save the ones you love?

Briseis has one chance to save her mother, but she'll need to do the impossible: find the last fragment of the deadly Absyrtus Heart. To locate the missing piece, she must turn to the blood relatives she's never known, learn about their secret powers, and take her place in their ancient lineage.


Pigeon & Cat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316311250
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - June 21st, 2022

Pigeon and Cat form a lasting bond in this poignant picture book about compassion and friendship.

In an abandoned city lot, Cat lives alone in a cardboard box. He leaves only to find food. One day, Cat discovers an unbroken egg too beautiful to eat. Soon, out pecks Pigeon, and they become fast friends. Cat is happy to share his box with Pigeon.


The Pet Potato Cover Image
By Josh Lacey, Momoko Abe (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250834157
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 21st, 2022

Potatoes can't do anything a pet should. They can't learn tricks, or go for walks, or snuggle up with Albert.

But to Albert's surprise, his potato begins to grow on him, and soon he can't imagine having any other pet.


American Desi Cover Image
By Jyoti Rajan Gopal, Supriya Kelkar (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316705301
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

For fans of Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, this poetic story filled with expressive art empowers South Asian children living in the United States and celebrates being bicultural.

Pavadais in bright gold colors
Jersey shirts and faded jeans
Swapping, changing, feeling seen...
Which is the color of me?


A young girl longs to know where she fit


A Seed Grows Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823448920
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 21st, 2022

The transformative life cycle of a sunflower plays out in this bold read-aloud by Sibert honoree Antoinette Portis.

A seed falls,
And settles into the ground,
And the Sun shines,
And the rain comes down,
And the seed grows…”


How Old Is Mr. Tortoise? Cover Image
By Dev Petty, Ruth Chan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419746703
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

From the author of I Don’t Want to Be a Frog comes a hilarious new picture book that asks readers to solve one very important mystery

It’s Mr. Tortoise’s birthday, and he can’t wait to eat cake with his friends. But there’s a hitch! Mr. Tortoise can’t remember how old he is, so his friends don’t know how many candles to put on the cake.


KINDergarten: Where Kindness Matters Every Day Cover Image
By Vera Ahiyya, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593484623
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Published: Random House Studio - June 21st, 2022

Written by kindergarten teacher and Instagram influencer affectionately known as the Tutu Teacher, comes a picture book about a class that creates a kindness pledge to ensure that their class is the kindest it can possibly be.


Todo el mundo cabe aquí Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593487754
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

A Spanish edition of ALL ARE WELCOME! Join the call for a better world with this New York Times bestselling picture book about a school where diversity and inclusion are celebrated.

Discover a school where--no matter what--young children have a place, have a space, and are loved and appreciated.


School Day! (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Candice Ransom, Ashley Evans (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593302606
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

It's time for school in this Step 1 reader featuring the family from Pumpkin Day!, Apple Picking Day!, Garden Day, Snow Day, and Beach Day!


Every Dog in the Neighborhood Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444274
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 21st, 2022

Louis and his eccentric Grandma set out to count every dog in the neighborhood when they find out about city hall’s woefully inadequate record keeping.


Teeny Houdini #3: The Giant Panda Plan Cover Image
By Katrina Moore, Zoe Si (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780063004689
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 14th, 2022

Little Bessie Lee is on a mission to save the pandas! The adventures of Teeny Houdini come in short, easy-to-read chapters full of hilarious illustrations—a favorite series for building confident readers!


Pinkalicious: Kindergarten Fun (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780063003842
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Published: HarperCollins - June 14th, 2022

"­Students who are learning to read will enjoy visiting a vibrant kindergarten ­classroom with ­Pinkalicious." —School Library Journal

Pinkalicious gets a kindergarten buddy in this Level One I Can Read, brought to you by #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Kann!


The Wind & the Clover Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316459914
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

From an acclaimed up-and-coming artist comes a gorgeous tribute to imagination, curiosity, and following your dreams, perfect for fans of Julie Fogliano and Carson Ellis.

More things than you can imagine live in a field of clover, but this is a story about the bees...and their wondrous dreams of someplace different than their everyday world of green.


A Is for Bee: An Alphabet Book in Translation Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646141272
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Published: Levine Querido - June 14th, 2022

What letter does the word bee start with?
If you said "B" you're right – in English!
But in many, many languages, it actually starts with A.
Bee is Anū in Igbo,
Aamoo in Ojibwe,
Abelha in Portugese.
And Ari in Turkish.


See You Someday Soon Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Suzy Lee (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250221100
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 14th, 2022

From the author of the mega-bestseller Be Kind and the winner of the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award comes a picture book for anyone who's ever loved someone far away.

Someday soon, I'll see you.
Even though you are there.
And I am here.
So very far apart.


Impossible Moon Cover Image
By Breanna J. McDaniel, Tonya Engel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534478978
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - June 14th, 2022

A young girl undertakes an impossible trip to the moon, makes friends with the stars, and brings back something priceless in this gentle and lyrically told picture book about family, history, and memory.

Grana used to tell the best stories, and Mabel used to long to soar through the heavens. Nowadays, Grana mostly lies in bed and Mabel stays close to home.


Arab Arab All Year Long! Cover Image
By Cathy Camper, Sawsan Chalabi (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536213959
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Published: Candlewick - June 14th, 2022

Celebrate the beauty and diversity of life in the Arab diaspora throughout the year.

Wrapping grape leaves, playing doumbek, drawing henna tattoos,
we’re Arab, Arab, Arab, the whole year through!


Mi Ciudad Sings Cover Image
By Cynthia Harmony, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593226841
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 14th, 2022

After experiencing a devastating earthquake, the spirit of a charming and vibrant Mexican neighborhood might be shaken, but it cannot be broken.


I Am a Baby Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536218329
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Published: Candlewick - June 14th, 2022

From the creator of the mega-popular Dinosaur vs. series comes a hilariously deadpan look at new parenthood—from a baby’s point of view.

I am not sleepy.
I am not sleepy because I am a baby.
Mommy is sleepy.
Mommy is sleepy because I am a baby.


How Not to Get Eaten: More than 75 Incredible Animal Defenses Cover Image
By Josette Reeves, Asia Orlando (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780744056501
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Published: DK Children - June 14th, 2022

An in-depth look at the many clever, creative, and crazy ways that animals protect themselves from predators.
 


Disney Encanto Big Golden Book (Disney Encanto) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593645550
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Published: Golden/Disney - June 14th, 2022

This Big Golden Book is based on Disney Encanto!


Goodnight Racism Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi, Cbabi Bayoc (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593110515
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Published: Kokila - June 14th, 2022

National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby) returns with a new picture book that serves as a modern bedtime classic.


How to Raise an Antiracist Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593242537
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Published: One World - June 14th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The book that every parent, caregiver, and teacher needs to raise the next generation of antiracist thinkers, from the author of How to Be an Antiracist and recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” Grant.


Forever This Summer (Love Like Sky) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316103213
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

The second book from critically acclaimed author Leslie C.


Spaceblock (An Abrams Block Book) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419750991
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - June 14th, 2022

Learn all about space in this out-of-this-world addition to the bestselling Block Book series!

3 . . .  2 . . . 1 . . . Blast off!


The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas Cover Image
By María García Esperón, Amanda Mijangos (Illustrator), David Bowles (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781646141517
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Published: Levine Querido - June 14th, 2022

Batchelder Award Honor Book
School Library Journal Best of the Year
Kirkus Best of the Year
Booklist Editors' Choice
Evanston Public Library's 101 Great Books for Kids
Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best
ABC Group Best Books for Young Readers


"Hypnotizing...Provocative...Disarming"—The New York Times


Ham Helsing #2: Monster Hunter Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593308950
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

The uproarious next installment of the Ham Helsing graphic novel series sees Ham and his crew back to fight monsters at mysterious Camp Fish Head Lake!
 
Ham Helsing is a winner!”  --Lincoln Peirce, writer and artist of New York Times bestselling series Big Nate and Max & the Midknights


Tide Pool Troubles (Shelby & Watts #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593205334
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

There isn't a mystery that Shelby & Watts can't solve! They're saving the environment, one case at a time.

Meet Shelby & Watts! Shelby loves a good mystery. And her best friend, Watts, is never without his encyclopedia.


I Am Thankful: A Positive Power Story (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Suzy Capozzi, Eren Unten (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593484319
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

The Positive Power early reader series introduces self esteem and empathy to budding young readers. I Am Thankful is a fun and encouraging early reader about all the things we have to be thankful for! Now a part of the premier early reading line, Step into Reading!


Franklin Endicott and the Third Key: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Six Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781536226041
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Published: Candlewick - June 14th, 2022

The latest tale from Deckawoo Drive—and New York Times best-selling creators Kate DiCamillo and Chris Van Dusen—is a balm for young worrywarts facing the unknown.


Monsters Play... Peekaboo! Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536220537
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Published: Candlewick - June 14th, 2022

Peekaboo? Eek! The creator of Gustavo, the Shy Ghost offers a boldly graphic board book full of lift-the-flap surprises—and monsters prompting a series of fun sounds to make.

Lift the sheets if you dare.
Who is hiding under there?
Will you say eek? or will you say oooh?
Eek-a-peek-a peekaboo!


This Makes Me Jealous: Dealing with Feelings (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Courtney Carbone, Hilli Kushnir (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593481837
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

This Dealing with Feelings book about jealousy helps kids understand what they're feeling when they're upset. Now a part of the premier early reading line, Step into Reading!


The Last Fallen Moon (A Gifted Clans Novel) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368073141
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - June 14th, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in Graci Kim's magical and mysterious Gifted Clans trilogy.

"Graci Kim does such an amazing job of blending Korean mythology into the modern world, I am now wondering how I ever lived without knowing all this cool information."--New York Times #1 best-selling author Rick Riordan


The Runaway's Diary Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316500234
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Published: jimmy patterson - June 7th, 2022

A page-turning graphic novel of sisters, secrets, and second chances.

I’m running away. Not to a place—to a person. 
 
Eleanor is happiest when she's left alone to dream up elaborate stories. Sam is polished, fun, and popular.


101 Ways to be an Eco Hero 1 (Lonely Planet Kids) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781838694951
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Published: Lonely Planet - June 7th, 2022

It’s hard to believe that you have the power to save the world, but it’s true!


Ebb and Flow Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781525303357
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Published: Kids Can Press - June 7th, 2022

One summer, after a long plane ride and a rotten bad year I went to Grandma Jo's. It was my mother's idea. Jett, what you need is a change of scenery. I think she needed a change of scenery, too. One without me. Because that rotten bad year? That was my fault.


Leave It to Plum! Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063079168
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 7th, 2022

When a small mammal with an oversized ego tries to take over the zoo, just leave it to the big-hearted peacock Plum to save the day! From award-winning author Matt Phelan, the creator of Knights vs. Dinosaurs and its two sequels, Leave It to Plum! is a highly illustrated young middle grade novel perfect for reluctant readers and animal lovers everywhere.


The Lost Ryu Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646141326
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Published: Levine Querido - June 7th, 2022

Kohei Fujiwara has never seen a big ryū in real life. Those dragons all disappeared from Japan after World War II, and twenty years later, they've become the stuff of legend. Their smaller cousins, who can fit in your palm, are all that remain. And Kohei loves his ryū, Yuharu, but.


Don't Worry, Murray Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062845245
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2022

The perfect gift for dog lovers!

Bark, George meets Wemberly Worried in this new classic picture book from David Ezra Stein, Caldecott Honor–winning creator of Interrupting Chicken and Leaves. The ideal read for back-to-school anxiety and soothing nerves all year long.


Dolly!: The Story of Dolly Parton and Her Big Dream Cover Image
By Robyn McGrath, Ellen Surrey (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316324526
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - June 7th, 2022

A rhythmically told and vibrantly illustrated picture book biography of Dolly Parton: an American icon beloved by all.

You’ve likely heard of the performer Dolly Parton. But do you know where this dazzling songwriter and musician draws her roots? As one of twelve children growing up in rural Tennessee, Dolly was determined to be seen and heard.


Can You Believe It?: How to Spot Fake News and Find the Facts Cover Image
By Joyce Grant, Kathleen Marcotte (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781525303227
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Published: Kids Can Press - June 7th, 2022

For today's tech-savvy kids, here's the go-to resource for navigating what they read on the internet.


5-Minute Horse Stories (5-Minute Stories) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781368076777
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Published: Disney Press - June 7th, 2022

Join the Disney Princesses and their noble companions on their greatest adventures yet!

Join Belle as she finds a friend for Philippe, go on a wild ride with Merida, compete in the Polo Games with Jasmine– and more! Each story is the ideal length to be read aloud in five minutes, perfect for bedtime, story time or anytime!



Music Is a Rainbow Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316537421
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2022

The music turned into color and light and filled the room.
 
A young boy remembers quietly watching his father read the paper and sip a cup of coffee. He remembers his sweet momma, who lovingly pressed away the wrinkles on his clothes. Then one day, his father is gone and his momma falls ill.


Out of Range Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665903349
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 7th, 2022

Hatchet meets Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters in this adventurous and heartfelt middle grade tale of three warring sisters who find themselves lost in the wilderness and must learn to trust each other if they want to survive.

Sisters Abby, Emma, and Ollie have gone from being best friends forever to mortal enemies.

Thanks to their months-long feud, they are sen


Tracy Flick Can't Win: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501144066
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Published: Scribner - June 7th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Tom Perrotta, a pitch-perfect new satirical novel about ambition, coming-of-age in adulthood, and never really leaving high school politics behind—featuring his most iconic character of all time.

Tracy Flick is a hardworking assistant principal at a public high school in suburban New Jersey.


Who Was Johnny Cash? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780399544163
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 7th, 2022

Was Johnny Cash always the rebellious "Man in Black" that we remember him as today? Find out in this biography from the #1 New York Times bestselling series that takes us from Cash's childhood on an Arkansas cotton farm to his first days in rockabilly through his most famous years as a country music legend and icon of American songwriting.


Bound for Home Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338572223
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 7th, 2022

From the author of The Trail, a heartwarming tale of survival and adventure, following three unlikely friends and their quest to make it home together.

Max: a shelter dog who just wants his freedom.

Emi: a lonely girl who secretly wants a place to call home.

And Red: a cat who’s never needed anyone or anything beyond her own sharp w


Days of Infamy: How a Century of Bigotry Led to Japanese American Internment (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338722468
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Published: Scholastic Focus - June 7th, 2022

In another unrelenting look at the iniquities of the American justice system, Lawrence Goldstone, acclaimed author of Unpunished Murder, Stolen Justice, and Separate No More, examines the history of racism against Japanese Americans, exploring the territory of citizenship and touching on fears of non-white immigration to the US -- with hauntingly contemporary echoes.


Welcome to St. Hell: My Trans Teen Misadventure: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338824438
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Published: Graphix - June 7th, 2022

A groundbreaking memoir about being a trans teen, in the vein of FUN HOME and FLAMER... and at the same time entirely its own.

Lewis has a few things to say to his younger teen self. He knows she hates her body. He knows she's confused about who to snog. He knows she's really a he and will ultimately realize this...


Fiesta in Mexico (Thea Stilton #35) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338802221
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 7th, 2022

Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on an adventure packed with mystery and friendship!

The Thea Sisters are going to Mexico City! They have been invited to be a part of a team researching monarch butterflies. Their friend Luz is an artist who is inspired by the butterflies and the culture of Mexico.


The Do-Over Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338754193
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 7th, 2022

From the author of Stef Soto, Taco Queen comes this story about sisterhood, friendship, and the intricacies of blended families.

The Mendoza sisters need a do-over!

Raquel and Lucinda used to be inseparable. But ever since their parents split, Raquel has been acting like editor-in-chief of their lives.


The Secret Battle of Evan Pao Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338678857
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 7th, 2022

Middle school can be a battlefield... From award-winning author Wendy Wan-Long Shang comes a poignant and timely take on prejudice, bullying, and claiming our own histories, perfect for fans of Front Desk.

A fresh start.


Raising Antiracist Children: A Practical Parenting Guide Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982185428
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - June 7th, 2022

A must-have guide to raising inclusive, antiracist children from educator and advocate, Britt Hawthorne.

Raising antiracist children is a noble goal for any parent, caregiver, or educator, but it can be hard to know where to start. Let Britt Hawthorne—a nationally recognized teacher and advocate—be your guide.


Marion's Got the Butterflies (The Critter Club #24) Cover Image
By Callie Barkley, Tracy Bishop (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781665913713
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Published: Little Simon - June 7th, 2022

In the twenty-fourth book of the Critter Club series, Marion volunteers at a butterfly release event and helps her sister get over her fear of bugs!

Marion learns that there’s going to be a butterfly release event at the Santa Vista Arboretum. And she decides she wants to be a part of it! So she volunteers to spread the word and lead the arts and crafts table at the event.


Unicorn Selfies: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524871581
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - June 7th, 2022

Phoebe and Her Unicorn is the most stunning unicorn feature around!


Escape Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338260472
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 7th, 2022

WESTWORLD meets CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY meets JURASSIC PARK, as kids win a chance to enter the place of their dreams -- and find that it quickly turns into a nightmare.

It's all anyone talks about, and it's all Cody dreams about.


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Rick Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338048117
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 7th, 2022

From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs to explore his own identity apart from his jerk of a best friend.

Rick's never questioned much. He's gone along with his best friend Jeff even when Jeff's acted like a bully and a jerk.


Last Gate of the Emperor Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338665901
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 7th, 2022

From Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel David Makonnen comes an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this epic journey to the stars.

Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in Addis Prime -- a hardscrabble city with rundown tech, lots of rules, and not much to do. His worrywart Uncle Moti and bionic lioness Besa are his only family...


Rez Dogs Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593326220
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Published: Dial Books - June 7th, 2022

From the U.S.'s foremost indigenous children's author comes a middle grade verse novel set during the COVID-19 pandemic, about a Wabanaki girl's quarantine on her grandparents' reservation and the local dog that becomes her best friend


Bate bate, ¡disparate! Mad Libs: ¡El mejor juego de palabras del mundo! (Mad Libs en español) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593519158
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Published: Mad Libs - June 7th, 2022

Mad Libs es el juego de palabras más grande del mundo, ¡y un gran regalo para cualquiera que disfrute de la risa! Completa las palabras que faltan en cada página para crear tus propias y graciosas historias en español.


Too Bright to See Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593111178
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Published: Dial Books - June 7th, 2022

A National Book Award Finalist
 
"A gentle, glowing wonder, full of love and understanding." –The New York Times Book Review


We Are Inevitable Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425290811
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2022

"No one writes about love like Gayle Forman. Lose yourself in her passionate mash note to rock music, indie bookstores and best of all, the miracles that can happen when you take chances on other people." — E. LOCKHART, #1 New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars and Again Again


Big Shark, Little Shark, and the Missing Teeth (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Anna Membrino, Tim Budgen (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593302101
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2022

Hurray! Big Shark lost another tooth! Little Shark wishes he would lose his first tooth. Emergent readers who are losing teeth of their own will love this funny and easy-to-read Step 1.


Wretched Waterpark (The Sinister Summer Series #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593379042
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 7th, 2022

A brand-new middle-grade mystery series that's spooky, creepy, and filled with gothic twists! Meet the Sinister-Winterbottom twins, who solve mysteries at increasingly bizarre summer vacation destinations in the hopes of being reunited with their parents—or at the very least finally finding a good churro.


TJ Powar Has Something to Prove Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593403396
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2022

“With an iconic heroine, delightful banter and a deeply felt message, this debut proves many times over that Jesmeen Kaur Deo is an invaluable new voice. TJ Powar Has Something to Prove is rife with insight and rich with rom-com joy, often on the same page.” — Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka, authors of If I’m Being Honest


Charlie Thorne and the Curse of Cleopatra Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534499348
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2022

In this third book in the Charlie Thorne series from bestselling author Stuart Gibbs, Charlie tracks down Cleopatra’s greatest treasure in Egypt.

Charlie Thorne is a genius. Charlie Thorne is a renegade. Charlie Thorne isn’t going down without a fight.

After tracking down incredible discoveries by Einstein and Darwin, Charlie is back.


Angelina Ballerina by the Sea Cover Image
By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781665913928
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Published: Simon Spotlight - June 7th, 2022

Join Angelina and her best friend Alice as they dance and play by the sea in this 8x8 storybook featuring foil on the cover and a cardstock photo frame readers can use to display a photo of their friend!

Angelina and Alice are so excited to spend time together at the beach! They collect seashells, build sandcastles, play in the waves, and dance!


Splash! (Leslie Patricelli board books) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536219838
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Published: Candlewick - June 7th, 2022

Yippee! Towel, hat, sunglasses, sand toys . . . everyone’s favorite baby is off and running for a day at the beach—with a new friend.


Kapaemahu Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593530061
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Published: Kokila - June 7th, 2022

An Indigenous legend about how four extraordinary individuals of dual male and female spirit, or Mahu, brought healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaii, based on the Academy Award–contending short film.


Paletero Man/¡Que Paletero tan Cool!: Bilingual Spanish-English Cover Image
By Lucky Diaz, Micah Player (Illustrator), Dr. Carmen Tafolla (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780063216365
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - June 7th, 2022

With the English and Spanish text side by side on the page, this bilingual edition of the vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer is ideal for bilingual readers as well as Spanish speakers learning English and vice versa. By Latin Grammy-winning musician Lucky Diaz and celebrated artist Micah Player!


We Are Family Cover Image
By Patricia Hegarty, Ryan Wheatcroft (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781664340411
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Published: Tiger Tales - June 7th, 2022

This engaging picture book celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of families—and no matter how different they may seem, the love that is shared is all the same.


Frances in the Country Cover Image
By Liz Garton Scanlon, Sean Qualls (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443321
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 7th, 2022

A spirited girl visits her cousins in the country for a chance to break free from the clamor and crowd of life in the city.
 

Frances is a city kid, but it’s hard for her to fit in. City walls aren’t for climbing, city rooms aren’t for running, city shops and city yards are too crowded, and there are so many rules that Frances can’t seem to follow.


Hum and Swish Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823451791
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 7th, 2022

Celebrate creativity, introversion, summer sun-- and the beauty of a little peace and quiet!

It's a glorious summer day at the shore, and all Jamie wants is to finish her art project in the sand. A little time to herself is all she needs. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever?


Gaudi - Architect of Imagination Cover Image
By Susan B. Katz, Linda Schwalbe (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735844872
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Published: NorthSouth Books - June 7th, 2022

Your dreams can change the world! 

Colorful mosaics, playful flowing forms, imaginative facades—Barcelona shines with the buildings of Antoni Gaudí. How did the son of a Catalan blacksmith become a world-famous architect? The first years of Gaudí's life were challenging.


We Are Together Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781664340398
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Published: Tiger Tales - June 7th, 2022

Celebrate the power of love and friendship in this beautiful book that features vibrant artwork, die-cut pages, and the inspiring message that when we work together, we can affect change.


Kindness Grows Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781664340381
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Published: Tiger Tales - June 7th, 2022

Angry words can ruin friendships, but a gesture as simple as a smile can cause kindness to bloom and friendships to mend. Die-cut pages feature a sapling that grows into a flowering tree with each turn of the page as kindness is spread.


Under the Same Sky Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781664340404
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Published: Tiger Tales - June 7th, 2022

Explore the emotions, hopes, dreams, and activities that we all share in this vibrant book, which features die-cut pages and a skillful weaving of text and illustration.


I am I. M. Pei (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525556015
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - June 7th, 2022

The world-renowned architect I. M. Pei is the twenty-fourth hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series. (Cover may vary)


I am Dolly Parton (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593405925
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - June 7th, 2022

An instant New York Times Best Seller!

The legendary country musician, reading advocate, and philanthropist Dolly Parton is the 28th in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8. (Cover may vary)