Childrens

Pete with No Pants

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781452144016
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 2nd, 2017

Pete is an adorable lump of an elephant who wants to tell jokes. As he plays, he tries to figure out what he is through comparisons. A sweet, humorous story of perception and the confusing, ongoing search for identity, Pete's journey provides an entry point into conversations of categorization and point-of-view while also being a giggle-inducing storytime pick.


The Dragon With a Chocolate Heart

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$13.59
ISBN: 9781681193434
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - May 30th, 2017

When Aventurine is trapped in a puny human body by an enchanted cup of hot chocolate, she knows she must do all it takes to regain her true dragon form. But what will she do about her weakness for chocolate...and the humans that make it? A completely charming adventure and a feisty heroine.


I Love You, Michael Collins

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ISBN: 9780374303853
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - June 20th, 2017

Mamie starts writing to Michael Collins, the astronaut who's going to stay behind when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon, for a school assignment, but she keeps writing to him throughout the summer of 1969, as everyone seems to be leaving her behind.


We are Family

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By Patricia Hegarty, Ryan Wheatcroft (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781680100549
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Published: Tiger Tales - March 2017

Families come in many shapes and sizes and are created in lots of different ways.  This appealingly illustrated, all inclusive look at the daily life of ten diverse families fairly rollicks along in fun rhyming couplets.  Children will enjoy looking for the details in the pictures as well as the sentiments expressed.

Susannah


Nightlights

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$18.95
ISBN: 9781910620137
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Published: Nobrow Press - March 14th, 2017

A gorgeous graphic novel about the power of creativity and escapism...and the dangers that lie within each. The fantastical illustrations, filled with strange creatures and rendered in jewel-like colors, beg to be pored over. Alvarez’s slim graphic novel will entice fans of Pearson’s Hilda, Over the Garden Wall, and Song of the Sea and leave them begging for another installment.

Marika


Things I Should Have Known

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$14.39
ISBN: 9780544829695
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 28th, 2017

Chloe decides she needs to find her sister Ivy -- on the autism spectrum -- a boyfriend before she leaves for college. When Ivy connects with Ethan, Chloe finds herself spending a lot of time with his brother David, who she can't stand. But there are surprises ahead for all of them.

Sarah


The Winner’s Curse

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$10.99
ISBN: 9781250056979
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Published: Square Fish - March 3rd, 2015

Pay no attention to the awful cover, because this book kicks off one of the best fantasy trilogies of the last few years. Kestrel's people conquered and colonized Arin's country. But when Kestrel makes an impulsive decision binding Arin to her, the two must decide between their growing loyalties to each other and their loyalties to their countries, which are gearing up for war. A gripping political story of empire set in a richly drawn fantasy world.

Rebecca


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