Children's/Teen

Nominally for young readers

James Weinberg, Contrary Creatures

This vibrantly illustrated nonfiction picture book goes beyond expected animal opposite pairings by comparing and contrasting behaviors like migration habits (or lack thereof) and sleeping schedules.

Featuring snow monkeys, sea dragons, peacocks, and more, this is an eye-catching and thought-provoking concept book. It will appeal to nature-loving readers, making them think about opposites in new ways.

Contrary Creatures: Unique Animal Opposites By James Weinberg Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781624145803
Published: Page Street Kids - October 16th, 2018

Raúl the Third, Lowriders Blast from the Past

When new friends Lupe, Flapjack, and Elirio are each bullied by Las Matamoscas, they know they're going to like one another. When they find out they all love lowrider cars, they know they'll be friends for life. But the bullies won't leave the Lowriders alone--and they don't let any girls or babies into car clubs. Can these three determined outcasts prove they deserve to be in the car show?

Lowriders Blast from the Past By Cathy Camper, Raul the Third (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cathy Camper, Raul the Third (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781452163161
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 2nd, 2018

Josh Funk & Melissa Stewart

There's a frost in the fridge--and it's hardened Pudding Pond and frozen Yogurt Falls. Agent Asparagus is on the case, and she begs Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast to join her superspy team.

Mission Defrostable: Volume 3 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #3) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454928119
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Union Square Kids - September 25th, 2018

Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs By Melissa Stewart, Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781561459360
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Peachtree - September 4th, 2018

Rob Vlock, Sven Carter & the Android Army

All Sven wants is a normal life, or whatever normal means for a Tick--a cyborg who is programmed to destroy the world. His hopes are dashed when he learns that he is just one of the seven Ticks loose in North America. Even worse, he learns about their master plan to destroy the human race.

Sven Carter & the Android Army (MAX) By Rob Vlock Cover Image
$7.99
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ISBN: 9781481490160
Published: Aladdin - October 16th, 2018

Emilie Boon, Ella and Monkey at Sea

Ella's best friend, Monkey, doesn't like good-bye hugs. He doesn't want to say good-bye to Oma. And he doesn't want to move away forever. Neither does Ella. But Papa is waiting for them in New York. So Ella and Monkey must board the ship with Mama and leave their old home in Holland for their new home in America.

Ella and Monkey at Sea By Emilie Boon, Emilie Boon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emilie Boon, Emilie Boon (Illustrator)
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780763692339
Published: Candlewick - August 7th, 2018

Kate Gardner, Lovely Beasts

Spiders are creepy. Porcupines are scary. Bats are ugly. Or are they...?

This captivating book invites you to learn more about awe-inspiring animals in the wild. After all, it’s best not to judge a beast until you understand its full, lovely life.

Includes backmatter with additional reading suggestions.

Kate Gardner says hello to every animal she encounters, regardless of its reputation. Once, she was even voluntarily shocked by an electric eel named Thor. Kate lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, with three lovely beasts (one of whom is her husband).

Lovely Beasts: The Surprising Truth By Kate Gardner, Heidi Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Gardner, Heidi Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062741615
Availability: On Order at the Wholesaler
Published: Balzer + Bray - September 18th, 2018

Erin Cashman, Uncharted

Seventeen-year-old Annabeth prefers the fantasy of her books and paintings to reality--because in reality, her mom is dead, and it was all her fault. She vows to make her dad's life easier in return. But upon accompanying him to his friends' secluded manor, he goes missing in the woods.

Uncharted By Erin Cashman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624145933
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Published: Page Street Kids - September 4th, 2018

Amelia Brunskill, Dana Mele, Erin Callahan, Lyndsay Ely

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The Window By Amelia Brunskill Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781524720292
Published: Delacorte Press - April 3rd, 2018

People Like Us By Dana Mele Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524741709
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2018

The Art of Escaping By Erin Callahan Cover Image
$12.99
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ISBN: 9781944995652
Published: Amberjack Publishing - June 19th, 2018

Rebecca Caprara, The Magic of Melwick Orchard

After more moves than they can count, Isa's family finally puts down roots. People in town are afraid of the abandoned orchard behind their home, but Isa and her sister Junie are happy to have acres of land to explore.

But when Junie gets sick, Isa's mom falls into a depression, and medical bills force Isa's dad to work more. No one notices that Isa's clothes are falling apart and her stomach is empty.

The Magic of Melwick Orchard By Rebecca Caprara Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781512466874
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - September 1st, 2018

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