New Books for March!

We Don't Lose Our Class Goldfish: A Penelope Rex Book By Ryan T. Higgins Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368076982
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Published: Disney Hyperion - March 28th, 2023

Penelope Rex faces her biggest (and fishiest) fear in this companion to the #1 New York Times best-selling We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins.


Shining a Light: Celebrating 40 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Changed the World By Veeda Bybee, Victo Ngai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Veeda Bybee, Victo Ngai (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358539353
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Published: Versify - March 28th, 2023

A collective biography of 40 influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, from Kalpana Chawla to The Rock to Tammy Duckworth, whose historical contributions readers may not know but whose light shines on, with stunning illustrated portraits by Hugo Award nominee Victo Ngai.


The World and Everything in It By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063245648
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 28th, 2023

There are big things and little things in the world, and everything in between. Caldecott Medal winner and #1 New York Times bestseller Kevin Henkes encourages young readers to be curious about the world around them in this timeless, beautifully illustrated, and educational picture book.


I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know By Leslie Odom, Jr., Nicolette Robinson, Joy Hwang Ruiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250265647
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 28th, 2023

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know is a touching and heartfelt ode about the way we feel for our children, by award-winning actors of stage and screen Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nicolette Robinson, and illustrated by Joy Hwang Ruiz.

Do you remember when we first met?
It was a moment I won’t soon forget.


Hamra and the Jungle of Memories By Hanna Alkaf Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063207950
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Published: HarperCollins - March 28th, 2023

A Malaysian spin on Little Red Riding Hood from the critically acclaimed author of The Girl and the Ghost, Hanna Alkaf.

Courage is the strongest magic there is.

On Hamra's thirteenth birthday, she receives nothing but endless nagging and yet another errand to run in the Langkawi jungle that looms behind her home.


Hang the Moon: A Novel By Jeannette Walls Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501117299
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Published: Scribner - March 28th, 2023

“A rollicking tale.” —The Washington Post *“Propulsive.” —Associated Press * “Wild, smart, energetic.” —Los Angeles Times * “Brilliant and effervescent.” —NPR

From the #1 bestselling author of The Glass Castle, the instant New York Times bestseller a “rip-roaring, action


The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk (Classic Board Books) By Kabir Sehgal, Surishtha Sehgal, Jess Golden (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781665921947
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Published: Little Simon - March 28th, 2023

From the mother-son duo behind the New York Times bestselling A Bucket of Blessings comes a zany Classic Board Book about a wild ride on a tuk tuk taxi in India!

In this international twist to the beloved nursery rhyme, “The Wheels on the Bus,” anything can happen as the tuk tuk rolls through town—from an elephant encounter to a tasty treat to a grand


Tacos Today: El Toro & Friends (World of ¡Vamos!) By Raúl the Third, Raúl the Third (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Raúl the Third, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780358539377
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Published: Versify - March 28th, 2023

An ALA Best Graphic Novels for Children Reading List Selection

An NPR Books We Love Selection

“Outrageously creative! Kids will drink in every imaginative detail in El Toro’s wild world!” —Jeff Kinney, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series


Dog Man: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #11): From the Creator of Captain Underpants By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338801910
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Published: Graphix - March 28th, 2023

DOG MAN IS BACK! The highly anticipated new graphic novel in the #1 worldwide bestselling series starring everyone's favorite canine superhero by award-winning author and illustrator Dav Pilkey!

Piggy has returned, and his newest plot is his most diabolical yet. WHAT other new villains are on the horizon? WHERE are they all coming from?


Remember By Joy Harjo, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joy Harjo, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593484845
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Published: Random House Studio - March 21st, 2023

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER • AN AMERICAN INDIAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION HONOR BOOK • A BOSTON GLOBE–HORN BOOK HONOR AWARD NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY School Library JournalPublishers WeeklyThe Horn Book • NPR • The BulletinKirkus Reviews


Shall We Dance? By Robin Page, Robin Page (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robin Page, Robin Page (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665916059
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 21st, 2023

Nature puts on a dance recital in this beautiful nonfiction picture book from Caldecott Honor author-illustrator Robin Page, exploring how and why different animals move their bodies.

Cranes pirouette, scorpions tango, and seahorses twine in this ode to the amazing dance moves in the animal kingdom.


A Bit of Earth By Karuna Riazi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063098664
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2023

“Karuna Riazi has a way with words. This story will find its way into your heart.”—Tae Keller, Newbery Medalist for When You Trap a Tiger

“As timeless as it is timely, A Bit of Earth is a rare gift.”—Laurel Snyder, author of National Book Award nominee Orphan Island


Flowerheart By Catherine Bakewell Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063214590
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Published: HarperTeen - March 14th, 2023

*Now including a brand-new bonus scene in the paperback edition! 

Flowerheart is like a garden in full bloom: vibrant and sweet, whimsical and wondrous.” —Allison Saft, New York Times bestselling author of A Far Wilder Magic


Ancient Night By David Alvarez (Illustrator), David Bowles Cover Image
By David Alvarez (Illustrator), David Bowles
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646142514
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Published: Levine Querido - March 14th, 2023

Publishers Weekly Best of the Year
BookPage Best of the Year
Junior Library Guild Gold Standard
Evanston Library Best of the Year
Horn Book 2023 Summer Reading List


“Vivid and vibrant.” —NPR Weekend Edition

At the start of things, the elders say,
the universe was hushed and still.
The moon


Fish and Crab By Marianna Coppo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797204437
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 14th, 2023

A humorous and clever picture book about the importance of sharing big feelings with someone you trust.

Fish and Crab are best friends, always there for each other. When it's time for bed, Crab is ready to go to sleep, but Fish is still wide awake, wondering: What is that noise—that ooh, ooh? What if aliens abduct us as we sleep? What if it rains frogs?


Palace of Books By Patricia Polacco, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534451315
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 7th, 2023

From beloved storyteller Patricia Polacco comes a picture book based on her childhood about how a very special librarian and town library made her life happier after moving to a new state in elementary school.

When young Patricia’s family moves to Battle Creek, Michigan, she finds it hard to believe this new place will ever feel like home.


Jovita Wore Pants: The Story of a Mexican Freedom Fighter By Aida Salazar, Molly Mendoza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aida Salazar, Molly Mendoza (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338283419
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 7th, 2023

**A CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK**

The remarkable true story of Jovita Valdovinos, a Mexican revolutionary who disguised herself as a man to fight for her rights!

* “Graceful . . deft . . . mesmerizing. . . .


When Things Aren’t Going Right, Go Left By Marc Colagiovanni, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338831184
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Published: Orchard Books - March 7th, 2023

Instant New York Times bestseller!

From #1 New York Times bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds and talented debut author Marc Colagiovanni comes an inspirational story about optimism, overcoming adversity, and forging your own path.

"One day for no particular reason, nothing was going right. Absolutely positively, nothing was going right.


A Bucket of Questions By Tim Fite, Tim Fite (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tim Fite, Tim Fite (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665918312
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2023

A hilarious picture book of curious questions with refreshingly quirky answers perfect for fans of Mac Barnett and Amy Krouse Rosenthal!

Why do kids lose their teeth?
Why do seals clap?
What is at the bottom of the ocean?

Artist and musician Tim Fite is here to almost-answer all your most important questions—and then some!—in this marvelously wacky, utterl


A New Green Day By Antoinette Portis Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823451821
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 7th, 2023

If you listen, nature speaks. Explore nature through evocative riddles and bold imagery that take the reader from day to night and back again in this perfect read aloud.

From the author of the Sibert Honor-winning title Hey, Water! comes a book of poetic riddles that encourage young readers to explore the natural world. 


The Guardian Test (Legends of Lotus Island #1) By Christina Soontornvat, Kevin Hong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Christina Soontornvat, Kevin Hong (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338759150
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 7th, 2023

From three-time Newbery honor recipient Christina Soontornvat comes a compelling new young middle grade fantasy series for readers who love stories about animals, magic, and kids like them embracing their power to change the world.

Young Plum is shocked to discover that she’s been accepted to the Guardian Academy on Lotus Island, an elite school where kids learn how to transform in


The Moth Keeper: (A Graphic Novel) By K. O'Neill Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593182260
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Published: Random House Graphic - March 7th, 2023

Being a Moth Keeper is a huge responsibility and a great honor, but what happens when the new Moth Keeper decides to take a break from the moon and see the sun for the first time? From the author of the beloved Tea Dragon Society comes a must-read for fans of the rich fantasies of Hayao Miyazaki and the magical adventures of Witch Hat Atelier.


Squished: A Graphic Novel By Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338568936
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Published: Graphix - March 7th, 2023

From the Eisner-nominated duo behind the instant bestseller Allergic comes a fun new graphic novel about finding your own space… especially when you're in a family of nine!

Eleven-year-old Avery Lee loves living in Hickory Valley, Maryland. She loves her neighborhood, school, and the end-of-summer fair she always goes to with her two best friends.


The Jump By Brittney Morris Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665903981
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2023

From the acclaimed author of SLAY and The Cost of Knowing comes an action-driven, high-octane “thrill ride” (Kirkus Reviews) about a group of working-class teens in Seattle who join a dangerous scavenger hunt with a prize that can save their families and community.

Influence is power. Power creates change.