New Books in March

Something About the Sky By Rachel Carson, Nikki McClure (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rachel Carson, Nikki McClure (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536228700
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Published: Candlewick Studio - March 12th, 2024

Cut-paper wizard Nikki McClure is a brilliant steward for the words of a pioneering environmentalist in this wondrous ode to clouds—and the scientific “language of the sky.”


The Earth Book By Hannah Alice, Hannah Alice (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hannah Alice, Hannah Alice (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536234282
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Published: Candlewick Press - March 12th, 2024

Discover amazing facts about our planet in this incredible, inventive book with see-through acetate pages.


Ready to Soar By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593696729
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Published: Dial Books - March 12th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rabbit Listened, a story of learning to stay true to yourself, rather than what others want you to be.


Pie-Rats! By Lisa Frenkel Riddiough, David Mottram (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203286
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2024

A pirate’s sweetest treasure is dessert!

Pie-rats sail the starry night,
seeking treasures baked just right.
Pie-rats don't want gold doubloons—
their bounty comes on forks and spoons.


Wherever You Go (An All Are Welcome Book) By Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593430019
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2024

From the creators of the bestselling All Are Welcome comes a modern and inclusive picture book that celebrates the many milestones of a child's life ranging from a school play to graduation with an emphasis on kindness and community.

Where will you go?
Who will you be?
I savor the moments
that you’re here with me.


Metal Baby By Stephen W. Martin, Brandon James Scott (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665924931
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 12th, 2024

For fans of The Boss Baby and Mustache Baby comes a laugh-out-loud picture book about quiet parents who unexpectedly bring home a baby that’s a heavy metal sensation!

The Mumfords are a quiet family. They live on a quiet street and enjoy quiet things. So imagine their surprise when they bring home…a Metal Baby!


Someone Just Like You By Helen Docherty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Docherty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665949583
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2024

From celebrated picture book author Helen Docherty and the bestselling illustrator of the Questioneers series, David Roberts, comes a vitally important picture book encouraging empathy by showing we’re more similar than different.

Somewhere in this world, there is someone just like you, who finds the same things funny and who laughs the way you do.


Bros By Carole Boston Weatherford, Reggie Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536220414
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2024

A celebration of childhood from an award-winning author, this upbeat day-in-the-life of a bunch of friends was inspired by the #BlackBoyJoy meme that spurred a movement.


Green: The Story of Plant Life on Our Planet (Our Natural World) By Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536231410
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2024

Take a lively look at the biology of plants on Earth—and their vast importance to our planet—with this wide-ranging exploration from an award-winning team.

This tree doesn’t look like it’s doing very much.
It just stands there in the sunlight,
big and GREEN.
But in fact, this tree is busy . . .


Something on the Hill By Jane Kohuth, Sonia Sanchez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Kohuth, Sonia Sanchez (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593301074
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - March 12th, 2024

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with this picture book that follows a small field mouse as she rallies the larger woodland animals  to join her on a journey up a hill, sensing that something is about to happen at the top.... What could it be?!


The House Before Falling into the Sea By Ann Suk Wang, Hanna Cha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann Suk Wang, Hanna Cha (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593530153
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Published: Dial Books - March 12th, 2024

A child and her family take in refugees during the Korean War in this poignant picture book about courage and what it really means to care for your neighbors.


Exactly as Planned By Tao Nyeu, Tao Nyeu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tao Nyeu, Tao Nyeu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593462485
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - March 12th, 2024

In this clever, funny reversible book, kids will love comparing the two sides of one friendship story. Read Fox’s version of the eventful day, then flip the book over to read how Moose experiences it!


Look How Much I've Grown in KINDergarten (A KINDergarten Book) By Vera Ahiyya, Joey Chou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vera Ahiyya, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593643969
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Published: Random House Studio - March 5th, 2024

Written by the kindergarten teacher and Instagram influencer affectionately known as the Tutu Teacher, comes a KINDergarten story about celebrating all the amazing ways children grow-- inside and out-- throughout the year.


Family is Family By Melissa Marr, Marcos Almada Rivero (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593462515
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 5th, 2024

Celebrate the many wonderful ways families are unique and chickens are adorable!


This Wolf Was Different By Katie Slivensky, Hannah Salyer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katie Slivensky, Hannah Salyer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665900959
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 5th, 2024

Inspired by natural history, this captivating picture book imagines how humans and wolves first came together, exploring individuality and how true friendship means embracing differences.

Long ago, a wolf pup was born in a forest. This pup was a wolf, and so were her brothers and sisters. But this wolf was different.


No Cats in the Library By Lauren Emmons, Lauren Emmons (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Emmons, Lauren Emmons (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665933681
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 5th, 2024

A stray cat follows her love of books all the way to a new library home in this charming debut picture book that’s “catnip for librarians and young book lovers alike” (School Library Journal, starred review).

Clarisse is a clever cat who loves books. She may not understand the dark, squiggly lines, but she can’t get enough of the pictures.


Change Is in the Air: Carbon, Climate, Earth, and Us By Debbie Levy, Alex Boersma (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Alex Boersma (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547612062
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 5th, 2024

A nonfiction picture book about amazing ways that the Earth removes carbon from the air, and amazing ways people can help, offering a fresh and hopeful perspective on climate change.

The Earth has a problem: there's too much carbon in the air.


Evil Spy School the Graphic Novel By Stuart Gibbs, Anjan Sarkar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stuart Gibbs, Anjan Sarkar (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781665931939
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2024

The New York Times bestselling Spy School series continues in graphic novel form with the third book as Ben gets kicked out of the CIA’s spy school and enrolls with the enemy.

During a spy school game of Capture the Flag, twelve-year-old Ben Ripley accidentally shoots a live mortar into the principal’s office—and immediately gets himself expelled.


Unstoppable Us, Volume 2: Why the World Isn't Fair By Yuval Noah Harari, Ricard Zaplana Ruiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593711521
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Published: Bright Matter Books - March 5th, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From world-renowned historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari, the bestselling author of Sapiens, comes the second volume in the bestselling Unstoppable Us series that traces human development from the Agricultural Revolution to Prehistoric Egypt.


Last One to Die By Cynthia Murphy Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593705544
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Published: Delacorte Press - March 5th, 2024

From TikTok's "CEO of plot twists" comes a supernatural thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. Packed with voice-driven whodunit storytelling, and a classic slasher-movie feel, this dark, pacy, and irresistibly creepy thriller really has something for everybody!


Summer at Squee By Andrea Wang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593111314
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Published: Kokila - March 5th, 2024

From Newbery Honor–winning author Andrea Wang, a new middle grade novel about a Chinese American tween who attends a Boston-based Chinese cultural overnight camp—and the many ways it transforms her.


Kira and the (Maybe) Space Princess: (A Graphic Novel) (Magic Girls #1) By Megan Brennan Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593709894
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Published: Random House Graphic - March 5th, 2024

Fashionable fights, flashy attacks, and friends that are out of this world! This wacky and funny graphic novel series is a love letter to manga fans. With a tongue in cheek humor and delightfully fun action scenes, this series is perfect for fans of Sailor Moon, Cardcaptor Sakura, and Katie the Catsitter.


Big Nate: This Means War! By Lincoln Peirce Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524887490
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 5th, 2024

Now a hit animated series on Nickelodeon and Paramount+, Big Nate delights middle grade readers with stories of mischief and misadventure in these full-color comics featuring sixth grader Nate Wright and friends at P.S. 38. 

For Nate Wright, conflict is a way of life. He tangles with Gina, the editor of the school newspaper, after she rejects his comic strip.


Gigi Shin Is Not a Nerd By Lyla Lee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665939171
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Published: Aladdin - March 5th, 2024

This first book in a sparkling middle grade series giving a fresh take on The Baby-Sitters Club follows a young Korean American girl who starts a business with her best friends to support her artistic dreams.

Jiyoung “Gigi” Shin loves to create, from her zany outfits to self-executed haircuts.


Free Period By Ali Terese Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338835830
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 5th, 2024

This middle-grade Moxie centering period equity is Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret for the next generation!

"Absolute fire." -- Book Riot

Helen and Gracie are pranking their way through middle school when a stinky stunt lands them in the front office -- again.


Uprising By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338795080
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 5th, 2024

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Iceberg, Jennifer A.