2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Children's For the Kid Who's Read Everything

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

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062444134
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Published: Harper Voyager - July 5th, 2016

A motley crew travels across the galaxy in this creative and optimistic Firefly-esque sci-fi adventure. Lots of fun!


This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781452136219
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - July 12th, 2016

This is the book equivalent to a swiss army knife- and much more impressive than any app.  Not only is it a planetarium, but an instrument, speaker, and spirograph (remember those?!).


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Wild Beauty: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250124555
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 3rd, 2017

This original fantasy from a master of magical realism explores the depths of love, sacrifice, and the memories of land. Captivating and lush.


The Arsonist Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803740716
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Dial Books - August 22nd, 2017

Lives intersect when Molly is tasked with solving a decades-old murder that may or may not be connected to her father, who's on death row. Strange and unforgettable.


Moxie: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726352
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 19th, 2017

Moxie girls fight back in this fiercely unapologetic and empowering strike against rape culture in today's society.


The Go-Between Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101930953
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Published: Delacorte Press - May 9th, 2017

When her LA classmates assume Cammi is a poor immigrant -- as opposed to the daughter of two Mexican movie stars -- she ends up playing a role of her own.


Allegedly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062422644
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 24th, 2017

16-year-old Mary is pregnant -- and serving time for killing a child when she was 9, but she's the only one who knows what really happened.


Sometimes We Tell the Truth Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481465007
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Simon Pulse - September 5th, 2017

High schoolers share stories on a class trip to DC in a modern retelling of The Canterbury Tales.


Every Hidden Thing Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481464178
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

The son and daughter of rival paleontologists have to decide where their loyalties lie during the dinosaur wars of the 1800s.


The Apprentice Witch Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338118582
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Chicken House - July 25th, 2017

A charming new debut middle grade fantasy about a young witch struggling to prove herself as she fails her witches’ exam, fights monsters and tries to unravel a magical mystery.


Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501144110
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Published: Touchstone Books - September 19th, 2017

An approachable guide to basic car maintenance, perfect for drivers with no mechanical background.


Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Zoe More O'Ferrall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062474315
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: HarperCollins - May 23rd, 2017

Short biographies of LGBTQIA people throughout history. Will appeal to fans of fun, empowering pop-culture books like Rad American Women A-Z and Notorious RBG.


Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895827
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Published: Timbuktu Labs, Inc - November 30th, 0002

The smash hit returns with another volume just in time for the holidays with 100 new stories featuring everyone from Nefertiti to Beyonce.


The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781594749322
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Quirk Books - March 28th, 2017

A wacky, fun look at some of the strangest, goofiest “super” villains that ever made it into comic books.


Frida Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781584236641
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Published: Gingko Press - August 11th, 2017

This is a truly stunning graphic novel that isn’t about Frida Kahlo so much as it is an original presentation of what made her such a powerful artist. Perfect for the aspiring painter. (15+)


Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563829
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Published: Penguin Press - October 17th, 2017

A fun, smart look at how technology is changing the world right now. Perfect for fans of XKCD.