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The Mysteries of the Universe: Discover the best-kept secrets of space (DK Children's Anthologies) By Will Gater Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781465499332
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Published: DK Children - September 1st, 2020

Travel to the furthest reaches of the Universe and visit 100 remarkable objects along the way with this stunning space book for curious kids aged 7-9.


Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763687649
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2016

Available in a paperback edition! The beloved 2014 Newbery Medal winner by former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Kate DiCamillo.


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When You Reach Me: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Rebecca Stead Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780375850868
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Published: Yearling - December 28th, 2010

"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post
 


El Deafo By Cece Bell Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419712173
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Published: Amulet Books - September 2nd, 2014

#1 New York Times Bestseller!
Now an Apple+ Animated TV Series!
Winner, John Newbery Medal
 
What does it take for a student with hearing loss and a hearing aid to become a superhero!!?!?
 
Starting at a new school is scary, especially with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest!


Through the Woods By Emily Carroll, Emily Carroll (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Carroll, Emily Carroll (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442465961
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 15th, 2014

Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation “His Face All Red,” in print for the first time.

Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time.


This One Summer By Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), Mariko Tamaki Cover Image
By Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), Mariko Tamaki
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596437746
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Published: First Second - May 6th, 2014

A New York Times bestseller
A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
An Eisner Award Winner


Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Art Spiegelman Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394747231
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Published: Pantheon - August 12th, 1986

The bestselling first installment of the graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker) • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • One of Variety’s “Banned and Challenged Books Everyone Should Read&rdqu


Love You Forever By Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780920668368
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Published: Firefly Books - September 1st, 1995

A young woman holds her newborn son
And looks at him lovingly.


Olympians: Zeus: King of the Gods By George O'Connor, George O'Connor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By George O'Connor, George O'Connor (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781596434318
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Published: First Second - January 5th, 2010

George O'Connor is a Greek mythology buff and a classic superhero comics fan, and he's out to remind us how much our pantheon of superheroes (Superman, Batman, the X-Men, etc) owes to mankind's ORIGINAL superheroes: the Greek pantheon.


Zita the Spacegirl By Ben Hatke, Ben Hatke (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ben Hatke, Ben Hatke (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781596434462
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Published: First Second - February 1st, 2011

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.


Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel By Celeste Ng Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller!

“Witty, wise, and tender. It's a marvel.” —Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train and A Slow Fire Burning


Please, Baby, Please (Classic Board Books) By Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416949114
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Published: Little Simon - September 18th, 2007

From moments fussy to fond, Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Spike Lee and his wife, producer Tonya Lewis Lee, present a behind-the-scenes look at the chills, spills, and unequivocal thrills of bringing up baby!

Go back to bed,
baby, please, baby, please.
Not on your HEAD
baby baby baby, please!

Vivid illustrations from ce


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Nanette's Baguette By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484722862
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - October 25th, 2016

Today is the day Nanette gets to get the baguette! Is she set? YOU BET!


The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook By Eleanor Davis, Eleanor Davis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eleanor Davis, Eleanor Davis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781599903965
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - September 1st, 2009

Super-smart Julian Calendar thinks starting junior high at a new school will mean he can shed his nerdy image-but then he meets Ben and Greta, two secret scientists like himself! The three form a secret club, complete with a high-tech lair. There, they can work to their hearts content on projects like the Stink-O-Meter, the Kablovsky Copter, and the Nightsneak Goggles.