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CHILDREN'S

CHOMP GOES THE ALLIGATOR

CHOMP GOES THE ALLIGATOR
Matthew Van Fleet

An irresistible picture book about a very hungry alligator who likes to chomp, delighting readers as they learn animal names, colors, and counting. Ages 3 to 6.

[Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books]
9781534426771
$19.99 Buy this Book!

GROW UP, DAVID!

GROW UP, DAVID!
David Shannon


In this funny romp, David careens from one mischievous antic to the next—until he finally wins his brother's approval. Ages 4 to 7.

[Blue Sky Press]
9781338250978
$17.99 Buy this Book!

ELBOW GREASE

ELBOW GREASE
John Cena with illustrations by Howard McWilliam

A small, electric truck with a lot of gumption enters the Monster Truck Grand Prix to prove to his brothers that he is just as capable as they are. Ages 4 to 7.

[Random House Books for Young Readers]
9781524773502
$17.99 Buy this Book!

BEE STILL

BEE STILL
Matthew Van Fleet

Rather than frantic buzzing, lovable honeybee Bentley uses meditation to help calm himself and find inner peace.

[Magination Press]
9781433828706
$19.99 Buy this Book!

SANTA BRUCE

SANTA BRUCE
Ryan T. Higgins

When his forest friends insist Bruce the bear stay awake to celebrate Christmas, the youngest forest creatures mistake him for Santa!

[Disney-Hyperion]
9781484782903
$17.99 Buy this Book!

LITTLE WORLDS

LITTLE WORLDS
Géraldine Collet with illustrations by Sébastien Chebret

A diverse group of children in their own self-constructed little worlds explore and play freely, develop their identities, and learn to understand others. Ages 4 to 8.

[Magination Press]
9781433828195
$16.95 Buy this Book!

GIRAFFE PROBLEMS

GIRAFFE PROBLEMS
Jory John with illustrations by Lane Smith

Cyrus the giraffe can't understand why his neck is as long and bendy and, well, ridiculous as it is. Does it even have a purpose? Ages 3 to 7.

[Random House Books for Young Readers]
9781524772031
$17.99 Buy this Book!

ADRIAN SIMCOX DOES NOT HAVE A HORSE

ADRIAN SIMCOX DOES NOT HAVE A HORSE
Marcy Campbell with illustrations by Corinna Luyken

A classic in the making, this heartwarming story about empathy is one that families will treasure for years to come. Ages 4 to 7.

[Dial Books]
9780735230378
$17.99 Buy this Book!

HARBOR ME

HARBOR ME
Jacqueline Woodson

In her first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming, Woodson celebrates the healing that can occur when students share their stories. Ages 10 and up.

[Nancy Paulsen Books]
9780399252525
$17.99 Buy this Book!

GHOST BOYS

GHOST BOYS
Jewell Parker Rhodes

This instant New York Times bestseller is a heartbreaking and powerful story about a black youth killed by a white police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Rhodes.

[Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
9780316262286
$16.99 Buy this Book!

DACTYL HILL SQUAD

DACTYL HILL SQUAD
Daniel José Older

The astounding first book in a new series from bestselling author Older that blends history and fantasy like never before. Ages 8 to 12.

[Arthur A. Levine Books]
9781338268812
$16.99 Buy this Book!

WINNIE'S GREAT WAR

WINNIE'S GREAT WAR
Lindsay Mattick and Josh Greenhut, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

In the vein of Pax comes a middle-grade novel based on the true story of the bear that inspired Winnie the Pooh from the same team behind the Caldecott-winning picture book Finding Winnie.

[Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
9780316447126
$16.99 Buy this Book!

GRENADE

GRENADE
Alan Gratz

The bestselling author of Refugee returns with a high-octane story set on the island of Okinawa, near Japan in 1945. Ages 10 to 14.

[Scholastic Press]
9781338245691
$17.99 Buy this Book!

EXPLORER ACADEMY

EXPLORER ACADEMY
Trudi Trueit

Danger and adventure await 12-year-old Cruz Coronado as he joins an elite school for explorers. Inspiredreal-life explorers from National Geographic. Ages 8 to 12.

[Under the Stars]
9781426331596
$16.99 Buy this Book!

FLASHBACK

FLASHBACK
Shannon Messenger

The unforgettable seventh book in the bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series finds Sophie and her friends taking one of their biggest risks ever. Ages 8 to 12.

[Aladdin Paperbacks]
9781481497435
$19.99 Buy this Book!

WUNDERSMITH

WUNDERSMITH
Jessica Townsend

The heart-pounding sequel to the New York Times-bestselling and #1 Kids' Indie Next Pick Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, as the heroine battles a new evil. Ages 9 to 12.

[Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
9780316508919
$17.99 Buy this Book!

MONSTROUS DEVICES

MONSTROUS DEVICES
Damien Love

A captivating, cinematic Raiders of the Lost Ark-type adventure with a sinister Toy Story twist. Ages 8 to 12.

[Viking Books for Young Readers]
9780451478580
$17.99 Buy this Book!

TITLE

ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME
Roshani Choksi

Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon. Ages 9 to 12.

[Rick Riordan Presents]
9781368012355
$16.99 Buy this Book!

A LONG LINE OF CAKES

A LONG LINE OF CAKES
Deborah Wiles

Two-time National Book Award finalist Wiles introduces readers to a family of traveling bakers newly arrived in legendary Aurora County, Mississippi. Ages 8 to 12.

[Scholastic Press]
9781338150490
$17.99 Buy this Book!

MOTHER KNOWS BEST

MOTHER KNOWS BEST
Serena Valentino

The fifth installment of Valentino's Villains series retells the story of Mother Gothel, the old witch who kept Rapunzel in a tower. Ages 8 to 12.

[Disney Press]
9781368009027
$17.99 Buy this Book!

MAX EINSTEIN: THE GENIUS EXPERIMENT

MAX EINSTEIN: THE GENIUS EXPERIMENT
James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein with illustrations by Beverly Johnson

What Harry Potter did for magic, Max Einstein does for kids' imaginations! Officially approvedthe Albert Einstein Archives, Max Einstein is a young genius who solves the world's toughest problems using science.

[Jimmy Patterson]
9780316523967
$14.99 Buy this Book!

DORK DIARIES: TALES FROM A NOT-SO-HAPPY BIRTHDAY

DORK DIARIES: TALES FROM A NOT-SO-HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Rachel Renée Russell

Will Nikki Maxwell's birthday be a blast or a bust? Find out in the 13th installment of the blockbuster Dork Diaries series! Ages 9 to 13.

[Aladdin Paperbacks]
9781534426382
$13.99 Buy this Book!

LOUISIANA'S WAY HOME

LOUISIANA'S WAY HOME
Kate DiCamillo

Louisiana Elefante is back as two-time Newbery Medalist DiCamillo tells a story of discovering who you are—and deciding who you want to be. Ages 10 to 13.

[Candlewick Press]
9780763694630
$16.99 Buy this Book!

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