New Picture Books - September 2022

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Night Lunch By Eric Fan, Dena Seiferling (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Fan, Dena Seiferling (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735270572
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Published: Tundra Books - September 27th, 2022

A mysterious cook whips up midnight meals for fellow night owls in a lavish lunch cart while a hungry mouse looks on in this atmospheric picture book inspired by the forerunner of food trucks and diners. A delectable picture book inspired by forerunners of food truck, for fans of The Night Gardener.


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On Her Wings: The Story of Toni Morrison By Jerdine Nolen, James E. Ransome (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerdine Nolen, James E. Ransome (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534478527
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 27th, 2022

Discover the early life and legacy of groundbreaking American writer Toni Morrison in this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book biography.

Born Chloe Ardelia Wofford in Ohio, Toni Morrison grew up listening to her family tell myths, legends, and stories from the Bible. She loved hearing the music and power of the words.


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Beginning By Shelley Moore Thomas, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534494435
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 27th, 2022

In this magical and poetic picture book, a father and child see all the wonders and connections in nature and in life as they go about their day.

From a seed to a plant, from an egg to a chick, from a caterpillar to a butterfly, a child and father observe the cycles of nature and come to see that as each journey ends, new adventures begin.


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The Adventures of Qai Qai By Serena Williams, Yesenia Moises (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Serena Williams, Yesenia Moises (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250831408
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 27th, 2022

From superstar athlete, record breaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist (and mama) Serena Williams, comes a magical picture book in which a little girl learns to believe in herself with the help of her doll and best friend, Qai Qai.

“Don’t be scared, Best Friend! I’m right here with you, always!”

“But what if I’m not good enough?”


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A Bear Far from Home By Susan Fletcher, Rebecca Green (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Susan Fletcher, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593181898
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - September 27th, 2022

This poignant historical nonfiction book, about a polar bear that was gifted to King Henry III, beautifully shows the importance of respecting our natural world and its precious animals.

Long ago, when kings and queens ruled much of the world, the king of Norway gave the king of England a bear.
 


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The Little Book of Joy By Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593484234
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Nobel Peace Prize winners His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu share their own childhood struggles to show young readers how they can thrive and find joy even during the most challenging times in this picture book adaptation of the international bestseller The Book of Joy.


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A Life of Service: The Story of Senator Tammy Duckworth By Christina Soontornvat, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536222050
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2022

Thai American creators portray the inspirational and barrier-breaking life of Senator Tammy Duckworth in a picture-book tribute to an extraordinary woman.


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Concrete: From the Ground Up (Material Marvels) By Larissa Theule, Steve Light (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Larissa Theule, Steve Light (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536212501
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2022

A stylish, eye-opening, utterly engaging, and often wry look at one of the marvels of the material world, from the ground up.


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Curve & Flow: The Elegant Vision of L.A. Architect Paul R. Williams By Andrea J. Loney, Keith Mallett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea J. Loney, Keith Mallett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593429075
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Discover the remarkable story of an orphaned Black boy who grew up to become the groundbreaking architect to the stars, Paul R. Williams. A stunning nonfiction picture-book biography from the Caldecott Honor–winning author and NAACP Image Award–nominated artist.


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If You Laugh, I'm Starting This Book Over By Chris Harris, Serge Bloch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Harris, Serge Bloch (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316424882
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Guaranteed to be a major hit at storytime, this hilarious interactive picture book is perfect for fans of The Book With No Pictures, The Serious Goose and Press Here

Okay, kid… I have a BIG THING that I really want to tell you. But it’s VERY SERIOUS. So please, NO LAUGHING while I read you this book.


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Dream with the/Sueña con las Latinitas By Juliet Menéndez, Juliet Menéndez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250840448
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 27th, 2022

Meet the Latinitas, whose big dreams paved the way for your little feet! With gorgeous, hand-painted illustrations, Juliet Menéndez shines a spotlight on the power of childhood dreams.


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Little Naturalists: Greta Thunberg Takes a Stand By Kate Coombs, Seth Lucas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Coombs, Seth Lucas (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781423661641
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Published: Babylit - October 4th, 2022

Introduce your brilliant baby to the young climate change activist Greta Thunberg.


Wake Me Up in 20 Coconuts! By Laurie Keller Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316311960
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - September 20th, 2022

An irresistible laugh-out-loud picture book about the importance of asking questions, by bestselling creator Laurie Keller. 

The helpful KNOW-IT-ALL in apartment 2C can answer any question. He's such a wealth of information, and all his neighbors depend on him. But one day he is asked a question that he just doesn't understand.


Hey, Bruce!: An Interactive Book (Mother Bruce Series) By Ryan Higgins Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368084116
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 20th, 2022

In Hey, Bruce!, Bruce the bear experiences . . . well, whatever readers want him to.


Legendary Creatures: Mythical  Beasts and Spirits from Around the World By Adam Auerbach Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316331876
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - September 20th, 2022

A vibrantly illustrated, imaginative picture book featuring mythological creatures drawn from diverse cultural traditions. 

From the vicious three-headed Chimera of ancient Greece to the peaceful Navagunjara of India— a creature made from parts from nine different animals—to the awe-inspiring dragons of Europe and East Asia, this exciting intro


Like By Annie Barrows, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452163376
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 20th, 2022

From bestselling author Annie Barrows and Pura Belpré Honor award recipient Leo Espinosa, this funny yet thought-provoking picture book offers a sequence of outlandishly fun compare-and-contrasts that show how humans are much more like each other than we are different.

A NEW WAY OF SEEING: The use of comparison and contrast gives readers a new lens through which to see themselves


My Diwali Light By Raakhee Mirchandani, Supriya Kelkar (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316339339
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

A charming holiday story following one girl’s family as they celebrate their Diwali traditions with the ones they love.

Devi loves the Diwali season.


Hello, Moon By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534400801
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

A parent and child explore the wonder and joys of the changing moon together in this captivating picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Evan Turk.

Hello, Moon!
You look so beautiful tonight!
Do you mind if we sit with you?


Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual By Carole Boston Weatherford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593306345
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

From an award-winning author and critically acclaimed artist comes a stunning and deeply moving picture book based on the popular spiritual. The classic lyrics have been reworked to chronicle the milestones, struggles, tragedies, and triumphs of African American history. A perfect gift or timeless keepsake!


I'm a Unicorn By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536219760
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Published: Candlewick - September 20th, 2022

What happens when a one-horned calf with impeccable logic is convinced they’re a unicorn? Helen Yoon spins an endearing comedy of self-determination for gigglers everywhere.



Jo Bright and the Seven Bots By Meg Hunt (By (artist)), Deborah Underwood Cover Image
By Meg Hunt (By (artist)), Deborah Underwood
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452171302
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 20th, 2022

A bot-building princess engineers her own happy ending in this futuristic fairytale, a follow-up to the acclaimed Interstellar Cinderella.

Once upon a planetoid
surrounded by her friends,
a girl, Jo Bright, loved building bots
from scraps and odds and ends!

Snow White gets a stellar upgrade in this clever retelling with a truly inventive heroine.


Maya’s Song By Renée Watson, Bryan Collier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062871589
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Published: HarperCollins - September 20th, 2022

From bestselling, award-winning creators Renée Watson and Bryan Collier comes a stunningly crafted picture book chronicling the life of poet and activist Maya Angelou.


Mama in Congress: Rashida Tlaib's Journey to Washington By Rashida Tlaib, Olivia Aserr (Illustrator), Miranda Paul, Adam Tlaib Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358683438
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Published: Clarion Books - September 20th, 2022

An inspiring picture book that tells the story of Rashida Tlaib, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, and her family. Perfect for readers of books that celebrate trailblazing women and social activists as well as those looking for an introduction to civic engagement and how government works.

"Hey Adam, is the president Mom's boss now?"


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The Life of / La Vida de Llort By Cynthia Gonzalez, Citlali Reyes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cynthia Gonzalez, Citlali Reyes (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781948066259
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Published: Lil' Libros - October 4th, 2022

Introduce your little ones to Francisco Llort, a world-renowned artist from El Salvador

Fernando Llort is a major point of reference for the art and iconography of El Salvador.


The Moon from Dehradun: A Story of Partition By Shirin Shamsi, Tarun Lak (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shirin Shamsi, Tarun Lak (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665906791
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

In time for the 75th anniversary of the Partition of British India, this picture book is a stirring account of the harrowing journey faced by millions of migrants in the aftermath of the division of India and Pakistan.

Azra knows that wherever she goes, her doll Gurya will follow.


Annette Feels Free: The True Story of Annette Kellerman, World-Class Swimmer, Fashion Pioneer, and Real-Life Mermaid By Katie Mazeika, Katie Mazeika (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katie Mazeika, Katie Mazeika (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665903431
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 13th, 2022

Discover the incredible true story of “The Original Mermaid,” Annette Kellerman, a girl who wanted to dance, swim, and feel free—and who grew into a woman who fought for the right to do just that!

Annette loved to dance and twirl and pirouette. But when she got sick and had to start wearing braces on her legs, Annette stopped dancing.


Be a Ballerina! (Angelina Ballerina) By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781665920698
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Published: Simon Spotlight - September 13th, 2022

Angelina Ballerina shows young readers all the ways to be a ballerina in this 8x8 paperback storybook that includes French flaps, foil, and embossing on the cover—plus quotes that readers can press out and display!

Angelina Ballerina does many things throughout her day that help her be the best ballerina she can be.


Angelina on Stage (Angelina Ballerina) By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665919968
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Published: Little Simon - September 13th, 2022

This classic bestselling Angelina Ballerina picture book about friendship, jealousy, and one big performance is back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition!

Angelina Ballerina has a part as a fairy in a grown-up ballet performance, and so does her cousin Henry.


If Animals Kissed Good Night By Ann Whitford Paul, David Walker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann Whitford Paul, David Walker (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374390198
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 13th, 2022

With its whimsical art and playful rhymed verse, this bedtime favorite from author Ann Whitford Paul and illustrator David Walker If Animals Kissed Good Night is sure to delight time and again.

What if animals did what YOU do? This bestselling story imagines how animals might fall asleep at night!


Until Someone Listens: A Story About Borders, Family, and One Girl's Mission By Estela Juarez, Lissette Norman, Teresa Martínez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250832122
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 13th, 2022

When Estela Juarez's mom is deported to Mexico, Estela knows she has to speak up for her family. Told in Estela's own words, Until Someone Listens is a true story about a young girl finding her voice and using it to make change.

Estela’s family lives together in a happy home full of love. Or, at least, they used to… until their home was torn apart.


Hasta que alguien me escuche / Until Someone Listens (Spanish ed.): Una historia sobre las fronteras, la familia y la misión de una niña By Estela Juarez, Lissette Norman, Cecilia Molinari (Translated by), Teresa Martínez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Estela Juarez, Lissette Norman, Cecilia Molinari (Translated by), Teresa Martínez (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250859792
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 13th, 2022

When Estela Juarez's mom is deported to Mexico, Estela knows she has to speak up for her family. Told in Estela's own words, Until Someone Listens is a true story about a young girl finding her voice and using it to make change.

Estela’s family lives together in a happy home full of love. Or, at least, they used to… until their home was torn apart.


Pete the Cat Plays Hide-and-Seek By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063095922
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Published: HarperCollins - September 13th, 2022

Pete the Cat loves to play hide-and-seek! When his friends hide, Pete covers his eyes and counts to 10. He opens them and just knows he will find them soon.

But finding his friends may be harder than Pete thought. Are they behind a tree or on a bus? Or will Pete give up?

Find out how Pete learns to chill out in this cool story full of surprises at every peek!


Grandma's Tiny House By JaNay Brown-Wood, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781623543310
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 6th, 2022

Chicago Public Library’s 2017 Best of the Best Books selection

"A fine addition to book collections about families, food, counting, and joyous gatherings" — The Horn Book


Gold! By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593352274
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

A riotous retelling of the Midas myth by the Caldecott Honor-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of No, David!

Maximilian Midas was a peculiar little boy.
He didn’t much like chocolate and he didn’t play with toys.
The first word that he uttered when he was one year old


Magic: Once Upon a Faraway Land By Mirelle Ortega Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781951836573
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 6th, 2022

In her debut as author and illustrator, Mirelle Ortega shares her own story of growing up near her family’s pineapple farm in Mexico, where she learned the true meaning of magic

I learned that magic isn’t good or bad, it just is. Sometimes it gives, sometimes it takes.


Fairy Science By Ashley Spires Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525581420
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Published: Dragonfly Books - September 6th, 2022

Discover the magic of STEM in this fairy-filled picture book from the award-winning author-illustrator of The Most Magnificent Thing!

All the fairies in Pixieville believe in magic...except Esther. She believes in science.


Good Night, Little Bookstore By Amy Cherrix, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Cherrix, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536212518
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Published: Candlewick - August 29th, 2022

Part lullaby, part love song, this perfectly pitched bedtime book gives a nod to its classic predecessors as it champions the vibrant independent spirit of local bookstores.


Yossel's Journey By Kathryn Lasky, Johnson Yazzie (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kathryn Lasky, Johnson Yazzie (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781623541767
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 6th, 2022

When Yossel’s family flees anti-Jewish pogroms in Russia and immigrates to the American Southwest, he worries about making a new home and new friends.


Black-Eyed Peas and Hoghead Cheese: A Story of Food, Family, and Freedom By Glenda Armand, Steffi Walthall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Glenda Armand, Steffi Walthall (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593486146
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

A little girl helping her grandmother prepare a holiday meal learns about the origins of soul food in this powerful picture book that celebrates African American cuisine and identity from an award-winning author.

Know what I like most about Grandma’s kitchen?
More than jambalaya? More than sweet potato pie? Even more than pralines?


The Most Magnificent Idea By Ashley Spires, Ashley Spires (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ashley Spires, Ashley Spires (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781525305047
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 6th, 2022

The long-awaited sequel to the runaway bestseller The Most Magnificent Thing that readers have been clamoring for!

The girl in this story, with her dog at her side, loves to make things. Her brain, she says, is an “idea machine,” so full of ideas that she can hardly keep up. But then one day … it isn’t.


Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250220950
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 6th, 2022

A picture book biography of the mother of Emmett Till, and how she channeled grief over her son's death into a call to action for the civil rights movement.


I Am Ruby Bridges By Ruby Bridges, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ruby Bridges, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338753882
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Published: Orchard Books - September 6th, 2022

Ruby Bridges tells her story as never before and shares the events of the momentous day in 1960 when Ruby became the first Black child to integrate the all-white William Franz Elementary as a six year old little girl -- a personal and intimate look through a child's lens at a landmark moment in our Civil Rights history.

My work will be precious.

I will bridge the "gap"


Playtime for Restless Rascals By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728238937
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - September 6th, 2022

Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon's latest children's masterpiece is a whimsical adventure and rollicking celebration of playtime fun.

"Time to get to work, little one," I tell you.

"What work?" you ask.

Like always,

you pretend not to understand.


Bravo, Bucket Head! By Helen Lester, Lynn Munsinger (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Lester, Lynn Munsinger (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534493490
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

A shy young mouse ventures outside her comfort zone in this sweet picture book classic in the making from the beloved author and illustrator of Tacky the Penguin.

Mousetta has never felt comfortable in her own fur. She likes to stay quiet and hidden, never brave enough to play with the other field mouse children who always seem to be having fun.


Blue Baboon Finds Her Tune By Helen Docherty, Thomas Docherty (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Docherty, Thomas Docherty (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781728238906
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - September 6th, 2022

From the author/illustrator team behind The Snatchabook comes a music-filled journey to bedtime.

"Orange moon,

blue baboon.

Blue baboon

spies bassoon."


Pete the Cat Storybook Favorites: Groovy Adventures By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062868411
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Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2022

Pete the Cat sets off in search of adventure in these seven super cool stories—together in the second volume of Pete the Cat storybook favorites by New York Times bestselling creators Kimberly and James Dean!


The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster! By Mo Willems Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454946861
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Published: Union Square Kids - September 6th, 2022

True You: A Gender Journey By Gwen Agna, Shelley Rotner (Illustrator), Shelley Rotner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063240469
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Published: Clarion Books - September 6th, 2022

There are different ways to show and be who you are in this affirming photographic picture book that offers a celebratory and informative look at kids and their wide-ranging gender identities.

“Sometimes it’s hard when kids say you have to be a boy or a girl when you’re not. Everyone should feel safe to just be who they are.”


Song in the City By Daniel Bernstrom, Jenin Mohammed (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Bernstrom, Jenin Mohammed (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063011120
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

From Daniel Bernstrom, the acclaimed author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree, comes a charming and irresistibly fun picture book about a young blind girl and her grandmother who experience the vibrant everyday music of their busy city.


Phenomenal AOC: The Roots and Rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Loris Lora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Loris Lora (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063113749
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Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2022

An inspiring biography of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Pura Belpré Honor-winning creators Anika Aldamuy Denise and Loris Lora!

In 2019, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest congresswoman in America. How did this young Puertoriqueña become an unstoppable force in politics? Find out in this accessible and engaging book for young readers.


Zuri Ray and the Backyard Bash By Tami Charles, Sharon Sordo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tami Charles, Sharon Sordo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062918048
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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 6th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Tami Charles and rising star illustrator Sharon Sordo comes the second book in a charming picture book series about a fun, spunky girl with strong opinions, big ideas, and a huge heart!


The Sea in the Way By Sophie Gilmore, Sophie Gilmore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sophie Gilmore, Sophie Gilmore (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063025196
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 6th, 2022

All Badger wants is to be close to Bear, but the vast, endless sea is in the way. Everything is terrible! Until Badger looks more closely and sees all the beauty—and all the connections to Bear—around her.


Magnolia Flower By Zora Neale Hurston, Loveis Wise (Illustrator), Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063098312
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

From beloved African American folklorist Zora Neale Hurston comes a moving adaptation by National Book Award winner and #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and Antiracist Baby, Ibram X.


Friends By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665911474
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 6th, 2022

Celebrate the wonder of new friends, old friends, and everything-in-between friends in this joyful, resonant picture book.

There are many kinds of friends—old friends, new friends, friends that last a lifetime—and the day to make new friends is always near, if you look. This story celebrates all of them: who they are, where we find them, and what we count on them for.


Skeletina and the In-Between World By Susie Jaramillo, Susie Jaramillo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Susie Jaramillo, Susie Jaramillo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781945635465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 6th, 2022

Inspired by Mexican culture and perfect for fans of the hit movies Coco and The Nightmare Before Christmas, Skeletina and the In-Between World is the first book in a series that combines kooky characters and a spooky story with important and resonant themes about empathy, bravery, self-esteem, and the enduring power of love.


Skeletina y el Entremundo / Skeletina and the In-Between World (Spanish ed.) By Susie Jaramillo, Susie Jaramillo (Illustrator), Leslie Rodriguez (Translated by) Cover Image
By Susie Jaramillo, Susie Jaramillo (Illustrator), Leslie Rodriguez (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250851055
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 6th, 2022

"Skeletina y el Entremundos", escrito por Susie Jaramillo, es un libro de niños inspirado por el Día de Muertos, perfecto para los fans de películas como Coco y El Libro de la vida. Este es el primer libro en una serie que combina personajes chiflados y una escalofriante aventura, con temas importantes sobre empatía, valentía, autoestima y el interminable poder del amor.


Me Gusta By Angela Dominguez Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250818546
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 6th, 2022

A stunning bilingual picture book that celebrates Latinx families by highlighting moments of connection and delight and feelings of safety and home, even through challenges and difficult times.

Me gusta your smile, tu sonrisa,
and your hugs, tus abrazos.

Me gusta when we explore this spectacular world, el mundo,


The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Very First Encyclopedia By DK Cover Image
By DK
$24.99
ISBN: 9780744065237
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Published: DK Children - September 6th, 2022

Beautifully illustrated in Eric Carle's signature style, this first encyclopedia is perfect for curious kids who love to learn.

Take part in an amazing journey of discovery with the Very Hungry Caterpillar and learn fascinating facts about everything from science and space to animals and dinosaurs.