Here are our recommendations for that voracious reader in your life.
Pen’s family wants her to dress like a girl, and her friends want her to be just one of the guys, but all she wants is to be herself.
South Bronx, 1983. Smiles and Nike have big plans for their summer, but those plans start to change when new girl Sara becomes the head counselor at their camp. A story of hip-hop, urban life in the 80s, and friendships that change and endure.
A boy gets caught in the midst of the attack on the prosperous black community of Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1899.
Kelly Barnhill is an enchantress and her magic is to weave stories that catch you, pull you in, and never let you go.
Lozen relies on Apache tradition as much as modern weaponry as a monster-fighter in the postapocalyptic Southwest. She fights for her own survival, for her family's safety, and for a future outside the prison she lives in.
YA, set in a matriarchal society in future Brazil, blending old-school human sacrifice with the classic teenagers-subvert-the-system trope.
A sumptuous reimagining of Scheherazade and the Arabian Nights.
A strange blend of fantasy, science fiction, and myth, Archivist Wasp is both a classic hero's journey and a tale of friendship, betrayal, and identity that will challenge readers.
Zero gravity boxing on the moon! This sci-fi thriller has great sports writing and a gripping plot.
A brilliant graphic novel set in a city with a turbulent history. For those who love Avatar or Miyazaki.
Knisley’s coming-of-age memoir comes with enough food to make you drool. Once you’ve finished it, you can cook up some of the recipes!
Scholastic A grab bag of real history and facts from the perspective of your favorite LEGO figures.
The creators of Maps are back with this beautifully immersive look at what happens under ground and under sea.
This beautifully illustrated book of important women scientists in history goes beyond Marie Curie and Elizabeth Blackwell and introduces us to 50 women we should all know about. You might be surprised by how many you don’t know.
The gently told but compelling true story of the friendship and survival of a WWII soldier and a dog. For a kiddo who is interested in wartime history and animals, this book holds their attention and creates a lasting, fond impression. This is the young readers’ version of the NYT-bestselling book.
Bored of reading? Make up your own stories with this extensive story prompt deck! (There's one for adults too!)