2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Children's For the Kid Who's Read Everything

Here are our recommendations for that voracious reader in your life.

Girl Mans Up Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062404176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2016

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.


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Show and Prove Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375847073
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 14th, 2015

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.


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Crow Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375873676
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Yearling Books - March 12th, 2013

A boy gets caught in the midst of the attack on the prosperous black community of Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1899.


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The Girl Who Drank the Moon Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616205676
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2016

Kelly Barnhill is an enchantress and her magic is to weave stories that catch you, pull you in, and never let you go.


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Killer of Enemies Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781620141434
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Published: Tu Books - September 17th, 2013

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.


The Summer Prince Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545417808
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - July 29th, 2014

YA, set in a matriarchal society in future Brazil, blending old-school human sacrifice with the classic teenagers-subvert-the-system trope.


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A Thousand Nights Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484728475
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 6th, 2016

A sumptuous reimagining of Scheherazade and the Arabian Nights.


Archivist Wasp Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781618730978
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Big Mouth House - May 5th, 2015

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.


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Zeroboxer Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780738743387
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Published: Flux - April 8th, 2015

Zero gravity boxing on the moon! This sci-fi thriller has great sports writing and a gripping plot.


The Nameless City Cover Image
By Faith Erin Hicks, Jordie Bellaire (Contribution by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626721562
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Published: First Second - April 5th, 2016

A brilliant graphic novel set in a city with a turbulent history. For those who love Avatar or Miyazaki.


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Relish: My Life in the Kitchen Cover Image
By Lucy Knisley, Lucy Knisley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596436237
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Published: First Second - April 2nd, 2013

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!


Factastic: A Lego Adventure in the Real World (Lego Nonfiction) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338032840
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 27th, 2016

Scholastic A grab bag of real history and facts from the perspective of your favorite LEGO figures.


Under Water, Under Earth Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780763689223
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Big Picture Press - October 11th, 2016

The creators of Maps are back with this beautifully immersive look at what happens under ground and under sea.


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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749769
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 26th, 2016

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.


No Better Friend: Young Readers Edition: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316344678
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2016

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.


$29.95
SKU: 091037197108

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