New Picture Books We Love!

How to Be a Pirate Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681197784
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

A National Bestseller!

"A beautiful, generous, fun collaboration of story and illustration and pirate tattoos. Seriously wise pirate advice for everyone." - Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature


The Old Truck Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005193
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Published: Norton Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

A young girl turns her imagination into action in this beautifully crafted and intricately designed debut picture book.

When is an old truck something more? On a small, bustling farm, a resilient and steadfast pickup works tirelessly alongside the family that lives there, and becomes a part of the dreams and ambitions of the family’s young daughter.


Mermaid and Me Cover Image
By Soosh
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316426626
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times; color: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} From Instagram sensation and New York Times bestselling author-artist Soosh comes a heartwarming celebration of friendship between a mermaid and a human girl.


Max Explains Everything: Puppy Expert Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, Deborah Hocking (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399545023
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

In this hilarious, tongue-in-cheek guide, kid-expert Max reveals everything you need to know about getting a new puppy.


Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492638322
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - January 14th, 2020

Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon's latest children's masterpiece creates an imagination-fueled and animal-filled journey to bedtime.

"Has the feel of an all-time great bedtime picture book"--The New York Times


Green on Green Cover Image
By Dianne White, Felicita Sala (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481462785
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 17th, 2020

Discover the joys of nature, seasons, family—and the vibrant colors of them all—in this lyrical picture book from the author of the acclaimed Blue on Blue.

A child is on a colorful journey through the seasons, filled with yellow flowers and blue coral in spring and summer and orange pumpkins and green pine forests in fall and winter.


Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse (A Llama Book #2) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250222855
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 5th, 2020

In the hilarious follow-up to Llama Destroys the World, author/illustrator team Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox give Llama another shot at saving the world…from himself, in Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse.

Llama’s back and ready to destroy the world AGAIN… this time with his best camelid, Alpaca!


Chicken Little: The Real and Totally True Tale Cover Image
By Sam Wedelich, Sam Wedelich (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338359015
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

Who are you calling little?

"Whimsy reigns in Wedelich's debut picture book... A spry readaloud that will entertain adults and listeners in equal measure." -- Publishers Weekly


Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day Cover Image
By Carmen Agra Deedy, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338216387
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

Have you ever been REALLY mad at your best friend?

* "This well-crafted story is an excellent choice for those seeking books featuring conflict-resolution." -- Booklist, starred review

In two little houses,
on two little hills,
lived two best friends...


Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots Cover Image
By Michael Rex, Michael Rex (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984816269
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 11th, 2020

A hilarious, timely conversation about the differences between facts and opinions, by the creator of the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight Goon


Uncle Bobby's Wedding (2020) Cover Image
By Sarah S. Brannen, Lucia Soto (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499810080
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Published: little bee books - May 12th, 2020

"A joyous, heartwarming, sweet-and essential-update." Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"Those we love, [Soto] and Brannen show, needn't change just because they love someone else, too-there's plenty of room in the human heart." Publishers Weekly

"A large-hearted affirmation of society's newest kind of wedding."


The Ocean in Your Bathtub Cover Image
By Seth Fishman, Isabel Greenberg (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062953360
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 19th, 2020

Perfect for curious kids!


Where's My Turtle? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524718053
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 28th, 2020

Help Archer find his missing turtle hiding in the pages of this picture book!

How Many Times Have I Told You to Pick Up This Room?


Yusra Swims Cover Image
By Julie Abery, Sally Deng (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568463292
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Published: Creative Editions - February 25th, 2020

A biography in rhyme relates the story of Olympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini.


Bear Goes Sugaring Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444489
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Published: Neal Porter Books - January 7th, 2020

Learn how to make syrup the old fashioned way with the help of a friendly bear and her amusingly unhelpful accomplices Dog and Squirrel in this informative comics-style picture book.

Did you know that it takes forty gallons of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup? "How many pancakes can I eat with that gallon?" wonders Dog.


Child of the Universe Cover Image
By Ray Jayawardhana, Raul Colón (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524717544
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Published: Make Me a World - March 17th, 2020

Perfect for fans of The Wonderful Things You Will Be and That's Me Loving You, this picture book by a renowned astrophysicist is a lyrical meditation on the preciousness of one child and the vastness of the universe.

Just like the sun gives shine to the moon,
you light up the world beyond this room . . .


The Camping Trip Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207361
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

Ernestine has never been camping before, but she’s sure it will be lots of fun . . . won’t it? An endearing story about a girl’s first experience with the great outdoors.

My aunt Jackie invited me to go camping with her and my cousin Samantha this weekend. I’ve never been camping before, but I know I will love it.


You Can Do It, Noisy Nora! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101999233
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 28th, 2020

Noisy Nora is learning to play the violin, but her family isn't sure they can survive it!


Libby Loves Science Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062946041
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 9th, 2020

Libby loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, a companion to the popular Cece Loves Science, Libby and her friends are put in charge of the science booth at their school fair. There’s only one problem: No one is visiting their booth! Does everyone think science is boring?


I Am Brown Cover Image
By Ashok Banker, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781911373940
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Published: Lantana Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you.

-- "Journal.


That's Good, That's Bad Cover Image
By Joan M. Lexau, Aliki (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9783791374192
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Published: Prestel Junior - March 24th, 2020

This vintage children's classic about the power of storytelling is filled with eye-catching new reproductions of Aliki's iconic illustrations.


Lion Needs a Haircut Cover Image
By Hyewon Yum, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419742248
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 5th, 2020

This relatable story from award-winning author-illustrator Hyewon Yum explores the universal fear of first haircuts with honesty, tenderness, and humor
 
Little lion needs a haircut. But he doesn’t want one!
Is he worried? No.
Is he scared? NO!
He just likes his hair the way it is.


A New Green Day Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444885
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 14th, 2020

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.


Don't Feed the Coos! Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250303189
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 25th, 2020

The dynamic team behind Llama Destroys the World returns with a laugh-out-loud tale about the dangers…of feeding pigeons!

When you see a coo, you will be tempted to give it a treat.
Coos are adorable, peaceful, kind of silly.
But DON'T FEED THE COO!
If you feed one, they will ALL come...


Everyone's Awake: (Read-Aloud Bedtime Book, Goodnight Book for Kids) Cover Image
By Colin Meloy, Shawn Harris (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452178059
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2020

A silly and sublime bedtime book from the New York Times bestselling children's book author Colin Meloy.


First Day Critter Jitters Cover Image
By Jory John, Liz Climo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735228559
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Published: Dial Books - July 7th, 2020

First-day-of-school jitters have never been funnier or more reassuring than in this picture book by the New York Times bestselling author Jory John and critically acclaimed illustrator Liz Climo


Unstoppable: (Family Read-Aloud book, Silly Book About Cooperation) Cover Image
By Adam Rex, Laura Park (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452165042
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 5th, 2020

A read-aloud gem about teamwork and togetherness from New York Times bestselling author Adam Rex!


Thank You, Garden Cover Image
By Liz Garton Scanlon, Simone Shin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481403504
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 3rd, 2020

From the author of the Caldecott Honor–winning picture book All the World comes an exuberant, lyrical celebration of the plants—and people—that grow and thrive in a busy community garden.

A community garden unites children and neighbors in this celebration of all the things that grow there, from flowers and fruits to friendships.


Paolo, Emperor of Rome Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Claire Keane (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419741098
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 31st, 2020

A daring dog takes a whirlwind tour of Rome in search of freedom in new picture book from beloved storyteller Mac Barnett and masterful illustrator Claire Keane
 
Paolo the dachshund is trapped. Though he lives in Rome, a city filled with history and adventure, he is confined to a hair salon. Paolo dreams of the sweet life—la dolce vita—in the Eternal City.


Vote for Our Future! Cover Image
By Margaret McNamara, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984892805
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 18th, 2020

In this charming and powerful picture book about voting and elections, the students of Stanton Elementary School learn how we can find--and use--our voices for change.


The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity: A Tale of the Genius Ramanujan Cover Image
By Amy Alznauer, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763690489
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

A young mathematical genius from India searches for the secrets hidden inside numbers — and for someone who understands him — in this gorgeous picture-book biography.

A mango . . . is just one thing. But if I chop it in two, then chop the half in two, and keep on chopping, I get more and more bits, on and on, endlessly, to an infinity I could never ever reach.


Cat Ladies Cover Image
By Susi Schaefer (Illustrator), Susi Schaefer
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419740824
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

This witty picture book explores the loving bond between cats and their humans
 
Princess has four ladies. Some cats say that’s too many, but there’s no such thing! Taking care of all these ladies can be a lot of work, but Princess doesn’t mind. She knows how to keep them happy with grooming, cuddling, and all the treats they want.


The Crankypants Tea Party Cover Image
By Barbara Bottner, Ale Barba (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481459006
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 23rd, 2020

The Day the Crayons Quit meets Winnie the Pooh in this hilarious and tea-riffic illustrated picture book about stuffed animals who start bickering at their tea party.

It’s tea time at Clarissa’s house, but her guests are not in the mood for a party:

Elephant is upset about the ice cream Clarissa dropped on his head.

Rabbit is


How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion Cover Image
By Ashima Shiraishi, Yao Xiao (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524773274
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Published: Make Me a World - April 7th, 2020

From Ashima Shiraishi, one of the world's youngest and most skilled climbers, comes a true story of strength and perseverance--in rock climbing and in life.


My Best Friend Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534427228
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Julie Fogliano and Caldecott Honor winner Jillian Tamaki come together to tell a delightful story of first friendship.

she is my best friend i think
i never had a best friend so i’m not sure
but i think she is a really good best friend
because when we were drawing
she drew me
and i drew her.


What is a b


Things That Go Away Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419744822
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2020

A playful ode to things that come and go in life—and the one special bond that never fades
 
There are many things that go away: leaves fall, tears dry, music lasts only for a few moments, and bubbles pop, vanishing without a trace.


In a Jar Cover Image
By Deborah Marcero, Deborah Marcero (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514596
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 21st, 2020

A #1 Indie Bestseller!

Here's a marvelous picture book, charmingly written and beautifully illustrated, about the power of memory and the magic of friendship.


We Will Rock Our Classmates (Penelope #2) Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368059596
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 21st, 2020

Readers will twist and shout for this headbanging companion to the #1 New York Times best-selling We Don't Eat Our Classmates.



Prairie Days Cover Image
By Patricia MacLachlan, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442441910
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 26th, 2020

A delicate, stunning account of life on the prairie from Newbery medalist Patricia MacLachlan.

Cool summer mornings begin with the rose orange sun and the smell of earth, and fade into hot summer nights with a yellow moon, covered in a quilt of stars. There are wagon rides, farm dogs, trips into town, and games of kick the can.


Under the Lilacs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358153931
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

From Ezra Jack Keats Honor winner E. B. Goodale comes a celebration of nature, family, and building our own hands-on adventuresperfect for any reader who has ever craved a bit of independence . . .

In this lush and playful picture book from E. B.


Together We Grow Cover Image
By Susan Vaught, Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534405868
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - May 26th, 2020

“A gentle tale of inclusion and fairness that children will clearly understand.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A truly inspiring picture book that will resonate with both children and adults.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“Emotionally charged and eloquently rendered in words and art, this picture book is wor


Roy Digs Dirt (David Books) Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338251012
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - April 7th, 2020

Woof! Meet Roy, an adorable white dog who is wild about digging, digging, digging in the dirt!

David Shannon's picture books are loved for their endearing characters and laugh-aloud humor, and Roy's charming naughtiness will remind readers of what they love about Shannon's No, David!, a bestselling Caldecott Honor Book about a boy with a nose for trouble.


This Way, Charlie Cover Image
By Caron Levis, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419742064
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

From the award-winning team behind Ida, Always comes a story about a friendship that grows between a blind horse and a gruff goat
 
All the animals at the Open Bud Ranch can see that Jack likes keeping his space to himself. But when Charlie arrives, he doesn’t see Jack at all.


Green Machine: The Slightly Gross Truth about Turning Your Food Scraps into Green Energy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250304063
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 17th, 2020

From Cats Are a Liquid author Rebecca Donnelly, Green Machine is a playful nonfiction picture book celebrating innovation in the energy cycle with food waste composting--featuring illustrations by Christophe Jacques.


Let's Go to Taekwondo!: A Story About Persistence, Bravery, and Breaking Boards (Yoomi, Friends, and Family) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823443604
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Published: Holiday House - April 6th, 2020

Yoomi wants a yellow belt. But she's afraid to break the board. Grandma to the rescue!

Yoomi and her friends are ready to take on the test for their yellow belts in taekwondo. But Yoomi is afraid to break a board. Meanwhile, Grandma is struggling to learn something new, too.


Agent Lion Cover Image
By Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illustrator), David Soman
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062869173
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Published: HarperCollins - February 4th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling creators of Ladybug Girl, meet Agent Lion: a charmingly oblivious yet always-on-time detective!

MS. FLAMINGO’S CAT, FLUFFY, IS MISSING…and there’s only one detective who can crack the case!


From Ed's to Ned's Cover Image
By Gideon Sterer, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525648062
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

What starts with just two kids quickly escalates into a rhyming, rollicking romp through the neighborhood, where all the kids are invited!

Climb to Cal's
Whirl to Will's
Trampoline from Ted's to Jill's!


Our Favorite Day of the Year Cover Image
By A. E. Ali, Rahele Jomepour Bell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481485630
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 30th, 2020

A heartwarming picture book following a group of boys from different backgrounds throughout the school year as they become the best of friends.

Musa’s feeling nervous about his first day of school. He’s not used to being away from home and he doesn’t know any of the other kids in his class.


Southwest Sunrise Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Wendell Minor (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547600823
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - May 5th, 2020

From Children's Literature Legacy Award winner Nikki Grimes and highly-acclaimed illustrator Wendell Minor comes a stunning picture book about the beauty of the natural world and finding a new place to call home.

The beauty of the natural world is just waiting to be discovered . . .


The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story Cover Image
By Aya Khalil, Anait Semirdzhyan (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780884487548
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - February 18th, 2020

Kanzi’s family has moved from Egypt to America, and on her first day in a new school, what she wants more than anything is to fit in. Maybe that’s why she forgets to take the kofta sandwich her mother has made for her lunch, but that backfires when Mama shows up at school with the sandwich. Mama wears a hijab and calls her daughter Habibti (dear one). When she leaves, the teasing starts.


Twinkle Thinks Pink! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534429178
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Published: Little Simon - February 4th, 2020

From the acclaimed author of the beloved Angelina Ballerina series comes the second delightful picture book about a feisty fairy who’s obsessed with the color pink!

When Twinkle and her friends get invited to Fairy Godmother’s garden party, they can’t wait to wear their sparkly outfits and eat lots of fairy cake!


Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737046
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller! 

An instant USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller!

The newest picture book from the creators of Iggy Peck, Architect; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Ada Twist, Scientist stars Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes in!


The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062976581
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Published: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER  · USA TODAY BESTSELLER


One of These Is Not Like the Others Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823445608
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 3rd, 2020

One of these is not like that other--and that's great! This gently subversive picture book points out-- and celebrates!-- the differences between subjects.


The Paper Kingdom Cover Image
By Helena Ku Rhee, Pascal Campion (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525644613
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 18th, 2020

An office at night is reimagined as a fantastical kingdom of paper complete with friendly dragons in this own voices picture book.


Hiro’s Hats Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781733304399
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Published: Wild Swans Publishing Coop - December 2nd, 2019

High in the mountains of Japan, a snow monkey named Hiro finds a cheerful hat. “Snow monkeys don’t need hats!” his brother tells him. But Hiro’s hat does more than keep him warm – it is also a friend. Only a robin understands. And when Hiro’s hat disappears, she surprises him, in time, with two more hats, each as playful and full of life as his first.


Lift Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368036924
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 5th, 2020

From the award-winning and bestselling creators of Drawn Together comes the fantastic tale of a magical elevator that will lift your spirits--and press all the right buttons!


Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062937407
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

“A must read for little girls around the world.”
—Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts

“An inspiring tale.”
—Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Action


Hello, Little One: A Monarch Butterfly Story Cover Image
By Zeena Pliska, Fiona Halliday (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624149313
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Published: Page Street Kids - May 12th, 2020

Caterpillar crawls from leaf to leaf, eating and waiting, all alone in a big, green world. Then Orange appears—Orange floats, and flits, and flies, graceful and beautiful. In this sweet, moving story of intergenerational friendship, a small caterpillar is befriended by a glorious monarch butterfly, and together they learn to see the world through each other’s eyes.


The Serious Goose Cover Image
By Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525707752
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 3rd, 2019

Meet a very Serious Goose in late-night host Jimmy Kimmel's first fun and funny picture book! There is nothing silly about this goose. You CANNOT make her laugh, so DON'T EVEN TRY!


You Matter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421691
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

A New York Times bestseller!

They All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different points of view by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honoree Christian Robinson.

In this full, bright, and beautiful picture book, many different perspectives around the world are deftly and empat


Brown Baby Lullaby Cover Image
By Tameka Fryer Brown, A. G. Ford (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374307523
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 14th, 2020

With Spanish words sprinkled throughout and featuring warm art by New York Times-bestselling and NAACP-Award-winning illustrator AG Ford, Tameka Fryer Brown's Brown Baby Lullaby is the perfect new baby or baby shower gift.


Sandcastle Cover Image
By Einat Tsarfati, Einat Tsarfati (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536211436
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Published: Candlewick - May 5th, 2020

Step inside a sumptuous sandcastle packed with amazing and amusing visual details for a beach day that’s fit for royalty.


Outside In Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Cindy Derby (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328866820
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

FIVE STARRED REVIEWS!


My Friend Earth: (Earth Day Books with Environmentalism Message for Kids, Saving Planet Earth, Our Planet Book) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780811879101
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 25th, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with this valentine to our wonderful planet from the Newbery Award–winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Our friend Earth does so many wonderful things! She tends to animals large and small. She pours down summer rain and autumn leaves. She sprinkles whisper-white snow and protects the tiny seeds waiting for spring.


In My Garden Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443208
Availability: Backordered
Published: Neal Porter Books - March 24th, 2020

Welcome the outdoors inside for story time with this classic tale of a garden changing through the seasons.

A young girl and her older companion watch birds, fly a kite, plant flowers, and play in the snow, watching flowers bloom and leaves fall as the year passes.


I Really Want the Cake  Cover Image
By Simon Philip, Lucia Gaggiotti (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338589412
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Published: Orchard Books - May 5th, 2020

For fans of laugh-out-loud, mischievous storytime favorites like Pig the Pug, No, David!, and Dragons Love Tacos comes a deliciously funny story about trying to resist one of life's biggest temptations... CAKE!

Everyone knows the feeling.

First you smell it, then you see it...CAKE!


Sunny Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250316608
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 11th, 2020

From debut author/artist Celia Krampien comes an unforgettable, transcendent story about the true power of optimism with this gorgeously illustrated picture book, Sunny.

Most people would say there is nothing good about trudging to school on a rainy day.


Chirri & Chirra, Under the Sea Cover Image
By Kaya Doi, David Boyd (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781592703029
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - May 12th, 2020

On their sixth adventure, Chirri and Chirra bicycle beneath the waves, discovering the beauty of coral and the deliciousness of marine edibles.


Thank You, Helpers: Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Grocery Workers, and More Who Care for Us Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593373385
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 30th, 2020

A joyous, rhyming celebration of all the essential workers who help us everyday! From healthcare workers, to delivery people, grocery workers, teachers, and more, readers can cheer for these heroes!

To caregivers for our loved ones,
as you all play your parts,
you are heroes, yes you are,
we keep you in our hearts!


Old Rock (is not boring) Cover Image
By Deb Pilutti, Deb Pilutti (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518181
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 4th, 2020

Quirky charm infuses this tale of Old Rock's life story, which is much more exciting than you'd expect.

Old Rock has been sitting in the same spot in the pine forest for as long as anyone can remember. Spotted Beetle, Tall Pine, and Hummingbird think just sitting there must be boring, but they are in for a wonderful surprise.


Big Papa and the Time Machine Cover Image
By Daniel Bernstrom, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062463319
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Published: HarperCollins - January 14th, 2020

A beautiful journey into African American history: Discover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book from Daniel Bernstrom (One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree; Gator, Gator, Gator) and Shane Evans (Chocolate Me!) that follows a grandfather and grandson traveling through time and discovering their own African American history.


Karate Kids Cover Image
By Holly Sterling, Holly Sterling (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536214574
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Published: Candlewick - May 5th, 2020

Gi? Ready! Belt? Ready! Let’s go! It’s karate time. HAI-YAH!


Can I Play Too? (Little Senses) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525553465
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Published: Dial Books - March 31st, 2020

Friendship--and trains!--take center stage in this gentle, inviting story about paying attention to other people's feelings.


The Cat Man of Aleppo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984813787
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

The courageous and true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, who in the midst of the Syrian Civil War offered safe haven to Aleppo's abandoned cats.

Aleppo's city center no longer echoes with the rich, exciting sounds of copper-pot pounding and traditional sword sharpening. His neighborhood is empty--except for the many cats left behind.


Two Little Trains Cover Image
By Margaret Wise Brown, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062676511
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Published: HarperCollins - March 3rd, 2020

“Skillfully designed and composed, Pizzoli's cheerful interpretation is thoroughly modern and charming. Swoonworthy for train lovers and preschoolers alike.” Kirkus (starred review)


Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy Cover Image
By Tara Dairman, Archana Sreenivasan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518068
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020

Extreme weather affects two children's lives in very different ways and shows how the power of nature can bring us together.

One girl. One boy. Their lives couldn't be more different.

While she turns her shoulder to sandstorms and blistering winds, he cuffs his pants when heavy rains begin to fall.


Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525645498
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high-flying and inspiring picture-book autobiography!


Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446186
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 6th, 2020

Kindness, caring, and reliance on our neighbors are more important now than ever before. We all need more Mister Rogers in our lives.

In difficult times, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood provided a refuge for children and their families alike; a way to understand and talk about what was happening, and find hope for a brighter tomorrow.


Be You!  Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338572315
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Published: Orchard Books - March 3rd, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!

Creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a joyful celebration of individuality--and staying true to Y-O-U!

Be curious...
Be adventurous...
Be brave...


Madame Badobedah Cover Image
By Sophie Dahl, Lauren O'Hara (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536210224
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Published: Walker Books US - April 7th, 2020

Who is Madame Badobedah? Mabel sets out to prove that an eccentric new hotel guest is really a supervillain in this witty storybook about an intergenerational friendship.


Fire Truck vs. Dragon Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Shanda McCloskey (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316522137
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Can a Fire Truck and a Dragon be friends? Find out in this new companion to the household favorite Shark vs. Train!


It's the wackiest rivalry ever, when the fire-breathing ruler of the skies and the fearless fire truck go head to head in an epic battle of fire vs water! Who will win?

But wait, is it actually a competition?


What Will These Hands Make? Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419725760
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - February 25th, 2020

A picture book that celebrates community and creativity from acclaimed cut-paper artist Nikki McClure
 
This lyrical picture book from beloved creator Nikki McClure follows a family through one day and muses in the possibilities that one day holds—from enjoying treats at the bakery, to admiring handmade goods from local artisan shops, to observing the new constru


Just Like a Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534461833
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 14th, 2020

Celebrate the heart connection between adopted children and the forever families who welcome them with kindness, care, and unconditional love in this powerful picture book from the author of Honey Baby Sugar Child.

Carol Olivia Clementine lives with Mama Rose. Mama Rose is everything—tender and sweet. She is also as stern and demanding as any good parent should be.


Down Under the Pier Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781944903862
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Published: Cameron Kids - April 7th, 2020

There’s lots of fun to be had up on the beach pier, but it’s down underneath where the true—and totally free—magic happens

There’s lots of fun to be had up on the pier—the Ferris wheel, the rollercoaster, Skee-Ball and Whac-A-Mole, cotton candy, copper coins, the carousel.


Nana Akua Goes to School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581130
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - June 16th, 2020

In this moving story that celebrates cultural diversity, a shy girl brings her West African grandmother--whose face bears traditional tribal markings--to meet her classmates.


You Can Do It, Noisy Nora! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101999233
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 28th, 2020

Noisy Nora is learning to play the violin, but her family isn't sure they can survive it!


The President of the Jungle Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984814746
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 7th, 2020

In this fabulous and funny introduction to how elections work, the animals decide they are tired of their king and that it is time to vote for a president.


Ravi's Roar (Big Bright Feelings) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547603008
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 4th, 2020

From the creator of Perfectly Norman and Ruby Finds a Worry comes a clever and engaging book about temper tantrums.


I Can Be Anything Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452180380
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 14th, 2020

A laugh-out-loud guessing game bedtime book!

It's time for bed, but Natsumi has a brilliant idea, even better than going to sleep: She'll pretend to be something and Mom will guess what she is! Ready?

Is she a caterpillar?
An arrow sign?
An upside-down bug?


I Found A Kitty! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984831866
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

It doesn't get any cuter! This sequel to the New York Times bestseller Can I Be Your Dog? (which appeared on the TODAY show) has Arfy the dog trying to find a forever home for an abandoned kitten!


I Believe I Can Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667137
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 3rd, 2020

From the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of I Am Enough comes an empowering follow-up that celebrates every child’s limitless potential.

I Believe I Can is an affirmation for boys and girls of every background to love and believe in themselves.


Going Down Home with Daddy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781561459384
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2019

A 2020 Caldecott Honor Book

On reunion morning, we rise before the sun. Daddy hums as he packs our car with suitcases and a cooler full of snacks. He says there's nothing like going down home."


Antiracist Baby Picture Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110508
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Published: Kokila - July 14th, 2020

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!

From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a new 9x9 picture book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves, now with added discussion prompts to help readers recognize and reflect on bias in their daily lives.


Black Is a Rainbow Color Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726314
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 14th, 2020

A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.

Red is a rainbow color.
Green sits next to blue.
Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,
They are rainbow colors, too, but

My color is black . . .
And there’s no BLACK in rainbows.


How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa Cover Image
By Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524701932
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

From the creators of the New York Times bestsellers How to Babysit a Grandma and How to Babysit a Grandpa comes a fun and exciting way to share the joy of reading with grandparents.


If You Want a Friend in Washington: Wacky, Wild & Wonderful Presidential Pets Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593122693
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - July 7th, 2020

A clever, funny, and informative look at the pets--from Calvin Coolidge's wallaby to Teddy Roosevelt's flying squirrels--that have passed through the White House gates. Perfect for fans of I Am George Washington and So You Want to Be President?