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When Aidan Became a Brother

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By Kyle Lukoff, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620148372
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 4th, 2019

 

There are a lot of stories about cis children dealing with getting a younger sibling. Aidan's feelings are extra complicated because people keep asking his parents what gender the baby will be, and they didn't know his real gender until he was old enough to tell them. He wants everything to be perfect from the start for this baby! A beautifully written and illustrated book great for children of any gender.

Shana


Almost American Girl

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By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062685094
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020

 

When Robin's mom takes her to the US on a "trip" she's not particularly excited, especially when it turns out that it isn't a trip. Robin's memoir deals with learning English, adapting to an entirely new situation, and her complicated relationship with her mother, all told through the medium that saved her: comics.

Marika


Infinity Son

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780062457820
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 14th, 2020

 

Infinity Son is a high-stakes, fast-paced adventure about a magical war between those born with magical powers and those who steal them. Brotherhood, love, and loyalty will be put to the test, and no one will escape the fight unscathed. Fans of Cassandra Clare with love this one.

April


Polar Bear Explorer’s Club

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By Alex Bell, Tomislav Tomic (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534406476
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2019

A magical, wintery adventure filled with fairies dinosaurs, and mustachioed mayhem. Stella is out to prove girls can be explorers too, and maybe break some other misconceptions while she’s at it.

Stacey


An Ember in the Ashes

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$11.99
ISBN: 9781595148049
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Published: Razorbill - February 9th, 2016

 

An Ember in the Ashes is one of my all time favorite books. From the first chapter to the last, you will be consumed by Sabaa Tahir's fantastic writing. Right from the start, you enter the Martial Empire and the story sets off, pulling you with it.  Laia and Elias happen to be the main characters, but Helene will surprise you. And Helene is who I'm rooting for to win it all. Who will you root for?

Sinny


Juliet Takes a Breath

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108178
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Published: Dial Books - September 17th, 2019

 

I think the blurb smack dab on the front of the book, the one from Roxane Gay herself, sums it up best. Early in the book, Juliet writes a letter to her feminist writer icon, saying, “I know you’re not a Magic 8 ball. You’re just some lady who wrote a book. But I fall asleep with that book in my arms because words protect hearts and I’ve got this ache in my chest that won’t go away.” Juliet Takes A Breath is a book you can fall asleep holding.

Leila


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