Will's Picks

Mina By Matthew Forsythe, Matthew Forsythe (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481480413
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 15th, 2022

Five starred reviews!

“Marvelous mouse-sized mischief for all ages.” —Booklist (starred review)

From the creator of the acclaimed and beloved Pokko and the Drum comes an emotionally resonant, “richly imagined” (The Horn Book, starred review)? picture book about trust, worry, and loyalty between


Bug Boys: (A Graphic Novel) By Laura Knetzger Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781984896766
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Published: Random House Graphic - February 11th, 2020

Join two bug friends as they learn about the science of the world around them and the meaning of friendship in this early graphic novel series perfect for fans of Narwhal and Jelly!


The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1) By Tui T. Sutherland Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545349239
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 30th, 2013

The beginning of a thrilling new dragon saga-- now in paperback!

Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace to fulfill a mysterious prophecy. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia -- but how they'll do this, none of them knows.But not every dragonet wants a destiny.


The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series #1) By Pseudonymous Bosch Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316113694
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2008

Read the series that's sold more than 2 million copies--if you dare!


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


Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Marjane Satrapi Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375714573
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Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2004

BEST SELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.


The Great Zapfino By Mac Barnett, Marla Frazee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534411548
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Published: Beach Lane Books - April 5th, 2022

From two bestselling and beloved creators comes a sweet and inspiring picture book about a runaway circus performer who learns to face his fears and follow his heart.

When The Great Zapfino climbs to the top of the circus platform, all eyes are on him, waiting for his incredible leap. But Zapfino is afraid of heights!


Swim Team By Johnnie Christmas, Johnnie Christmas (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063056763
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Published: HarperAlley - May 17th, 2022

“Combines wonderful characters and history to create a story that will make you want to dive right in!” JERRY CRAFT, author of the Newbery Medal–winning New Kid

A splashy, contemporary middle grade graphic novel from bestselling comics creator Johnnie Christmas!


The Language of Seabirds By Will Taylor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338753738
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 19th, 2022

A sweet, tender middle-grade story of two boys finding first love with each other over a seaside summer.

Jeremy is not excited about the prospect of spending the summer with his dad and his uncle in a seaside cabin in Oregon. It's the first summer after his parents' divorce, and he hasn't exactly been seeking alone time with his dad. He doesn't have a choice, though, so he goes...


Berry Song By Michaela Goade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316494175
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

An Indie Bestseller!

Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade's first self-authored picture book is a gorgeous celebration of the land she knows well and the powerful wisdom of elders.


On an island at the edge of a wide, wild sea, a girl and her grandmother gather gifts from the earth.


I Won’t Give Up My Rubber Band By Shinsuke Yoshitake Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781797214924
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2022

An everyday object (the endlessly versatile rubber band) becomes an invitation to imagine new possibilities in the latest laugh-out-loud picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake!


A Is for Bee: An Alphabet Book in Translation By Ellen Heck Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646141272
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Published: Levine Querido - June 14th, 2022

What letter does the word bee start with?
If you said "B" you're right – in English!
But in many, many languages, it actually starts with A.
Bee is Anū in Igbo,
Aamoo in Ojibwe,
Abelha in Portugese.
And Ari in Turkish.


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Margaret's Unicorn By Briony May Smith Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984896537
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - September 15th, 2020

A perfect gift for the unicorn lovers in your life, this lovely and utterly transporting picture book tells the story of what every little girl wishes would happen to her: a girl finds and takes care of a lost baby unicorn.


A Field Full of Horses: Read and Wonder By Peter Hansard, Kenneth Lilly (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peter Hansard, Kenneth Lilly (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763614348
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Published: Candlewick - August 1st, 2001

"No horsefeathers, this is a surefire bet for young equestrians." — Booklist