NEVER TO BE TOLD, by Becky Citra, Orca Book Publishers

"A faint sound brushed her ear, and she heard a voice whisper death. She glanced around, astonished. A gentle breeze had picked up, rippling the long grass in the meadows. She frowned. There was no one else there except Ira and Maddy, and the only sound was the rustling of the aspen leaves by the … Continue reading NEVER TO BE TOLD, by Becky Citra, Orca Book Publishers

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JENNIE MAIZELS POP-UP SHAKESPEARE, by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Candlewick Press

Learn about all of Shakespeare's plays in one book! Read about William Shakespeare's plays, sonnets, and poems as you never have before in an entertaining pop-up book collaboration between the internationally known comedy troupe the Reduced Shakespeare Company and best-selling illustrator Jennie Maizels. Featuring five interactive spreads filled with dramatic pop-ups, fun foldouts, hilarious summaries, … Continue reading JENNIE MAIZELS POP-UP SHAKESPEARE, by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Candlewick Press

SAM WU IS NOT AFRAID OF SHARKS, BOOK #2, by Katie & Kevin Tsang, Illustrated by Nathan Reed, Sterling Children’s Books

Brilliantly funny new young series about the bravest scaredy-cat in the world Sam Wu is NOT a scaredy-cat (except when he is). And when a shark TOTALLY tries to eat him at the local aquarium, he decides he's not going to take any more chances. So at his friend's birthday party at the beach, Sam … Continue reading SAM WU IS NOT AFRAID OF SHARKS, BOOK #2, by Katie & Kevin Tsang, Illustrated by Nathan Reed, Sterling Children’s Books

THE GIFT IS IN THE MAKING: ANISHINAABEG STORIES: THE DEBWE SERIES, Retold by Leanne Simpson, Highwater Press

The Gift Is in the Making retells previously published Anishinaabeg stories, bringing to life Anishinaabeg values and teachings to a new generation. Readers are immersed in a world where all genders are respected, the tiniest being has influence in the world, and unconditional love binds families and communities to each other and to their homeland. … Continue reading THE GIFT IS IN THE MAKING: ANISHINAABEG STORIES: THE DEBWE SERIES, Retold by Leanne Simpson, Highwater Press

DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR: FORCING DESTINY, by Cube Kids, Illustrated by Saboten, Andrews McMeel Publishing

  Book 6 of the very popular Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior series of the journal of a young Minecraft villager who dares to dream of becoming a Minecraft warrior! THESE ARE THE REAL BOOKS BY CUBE KID! DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR (BOOK 6) WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS WIMPY VILLAGER KINDLES 15 & 16. … Continue reading DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR: FORCING DESTINY, by Cube Kids, Illustrated by Saboten, Andrews McMeel Publishing

A GREEN PLACE TO BE: THE CREATION OF CENTRAL PARK, by Ashley Benham Yazdani, Candlewick Press

How did Central Park become a vibrant gem in the heart of New York City? Follow the visionaries behind the plan as it springs to green life. In 1858, New York City was growing so fast that new roads and tall buildings threatened to swallow up the remaining open space. The people needed a green … Continue reading A GREEN PLACE TO BE: THE CREATION OF CENTRAL PARK, by Ashley Benham Yazdani, Candlewick Press

YOU ARE THE LIGHT, by Aaron Becker, Candlewick Studio, Candlewick Press

With a wondrously simple die-cut book, the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of the Journey trilogy brings his talents further into the light. This is the light that brings the day. Open this beautiful book to find a graphic yellow sun surrounded by a halo of bright die-cut circles. Now hold the page up to the light … Continue reading YOU ARE THE LIGHT, by Aaron Becker, Candlewick Studio, Candlewick Press

DIANA DANCES, by Luciano Lozano, Annick Press

A picture book star is born! Diana is struggling in school. She's bored. She can't concentrate. And she really doesn't like math. Diana visits the doctor after her mother receives a call from a concerned school teacher, but the family doctor finds nothing amiss. It's only when Diana hears the soft musical notes filling the … Continue reading DIANA DANCES, by Luciano Lozano, Annick Press

THE DOG WHO WANTED TO FLY, by Kathy Stinson, Illustrated by Brandon James Scott, Annick Press

Who says dogs can't fly? Meet Zora: a dog with a big dream and an even bigger personality. All Zora wants to do is learn how to fly so she can catch that pesky squirrel in her yard. But try as she might to prove to her friend Tully--a skeptical cat--that dogs truly can fly, … Continue reading THE DOG WHO WANTED TO FLY, by Kathy Stinson, Illustrated by Brandon James Scott, Annick Press

TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME: THE FINAL BOSS, BOOK FIVE, by Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Kids who love video games will love this fifth and final installment of the 5-book series about 12-year old Jesse Rigsby and the wild adventures he encounters inside different video games. Age Level: 8-12 Grade Level: 3rd and up Jesse and Eric have ten minutes to save the world. In those ten minutes, they’re supposed … Continue reading TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME: THE FINAL BOSS, BOOK FIVE, by Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing