New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

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Areli Is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient Cover Image
By Areli Morales, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893994
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Published: Random House Studio - June 8th, 2021

In the first picture book written by a DACA Dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story.

When Areli was just a baby, her mama and papa moved from Mexico to New York with her brother, Alex, to make a better life for the family--and when she was in kindergarten, they sent for her, too.
 


Rez Dogs Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593326213
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Published: Dial Books - June 8th, 2021

From the U.S.'s foremost indigenous children's author comes a middle grade verse novel set during the COVID-19 pandemic, about a Wabanaki girl's quarantine on her grandparents' reservation and the local dog that becomes her best friend


Pippo's Journey Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9784865055344
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Published: Nippan Ips - June 2nd, 2021

A visually stunning picture book by the winner of the International Award for Illustration at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Satoe Tone. Her artwork has been praised world-wide, and her picture books are available in not only Japanese, but have been translated into French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, and Russian.


The Bench Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593434512
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 8th, 2021

Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex's first children's book, The Bench, beautifully captures the special relationship between father and son, as seen through a mother's eyes. The book's storytelling and illustration give us snapshots of shared moments that evoke a deep sense of warmth, connection, and compassion.

This is your bench


Faraway Things Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316492195
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 8th, 2021

From a bestselling author comes an evocative, classic-feeling adventure tale about a boy and his sword, and how giving away something precious leads to an even more important discovery.


Comparrotives (A Grammar Zoo Book) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781419746437
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - June 8th, 2021

From the creators of Hippopposites, Rhymoceros, and Llamaphones comes a new board book about comparatives

In this oversize board book, young readers will learn about comparative adjectives via a very humorous parrot—from noisy and noisier, to messy and messier, to happy and happier when it finally finds a friend.


Lucas at the Paralympics Cover Image
By Igor Plohl, Urska Stropnik Sonc (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447657
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Published: Holiday House - June 8th, 2021

Introduce your child to the Paralympics--where physically disabled world-class athletes exemplify strength, determination, and courage.


Strollercoaster Cover Image
By Matt Ringler, Raúl the Third (Illustrator), Elaine Bay (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316493222
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

This joyous romp through the neighborhood celebrates the bond between a father and a child, illustrated by an award-winning artist team.

Buckle up as a toddler's tantrum is cleverly averted when a loving dad transforms an everyday neighborhood stroll into an extraordinary adventure, reminding us that all you need to chase away a bad mood is love and a little bit of imagination.

Dumplings for Lili Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324003427
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Published: Norton Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

A heartfelt picture book celebration of food, community, and family—and little dumpling treasures from around the world.


Sharice’s Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062979667
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

On Here Wee Read's 2021 Ultimate List of Diverse Children's Books! 

"Rich, vivid illustrations by Ojibwe Woodland artist Pawis-Steckley are delivered in a graphic style that honors Indigenous people. The bold artwork adds impact to the compelling text." (Kirkus starred review)


Not Yeti Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Claire Keane (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114070
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and celebrated illustrator Claire Keane have created an irresistible new monster!


Nothing at All Cover Image
By Marie-Helene Jarry, Amelie DuBois (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781772290271
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Published: Simply Read Books - May 18th, 2021

Daddy would like me to be busy from morning to night.
But today, doing nothing is exactly what I want to do


1001 Bees Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780500652657
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Published: Thames & Hudson - May 18th, 2021

In the vein of the bestselling Big Book of Bugs, a beautifully illustrated, informative book introducing children to the world of bees.


The Octopus Escapes Cover Image
By Maile Meloy, Felicita Sala (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984812698
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

From a New York Times bestselling author comes this poignant, lyrical tale about nature's great escape artist—perfect for fans of the Oscar-winning documentary film My Octopus Teacher.


Bedtime with Art (Sabrina Hahn's Art & Concepts for Kids) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781510762749
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Published: Sky Pony - May 11th, 2021

A new addition to the series that Serena Williams calls "a fun way to inspire children’s imagination and creativity!"

Discover the wonders of fine art with this enchanting read-aloud bedtime book featuring some of the world's iconic paintings!

Nurture your child’s creativity as they get ready for bed by reading gentle rhymes accompanied by deli


Peace Train Cover Image
By Cat Stevens, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063053991
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Published: HarperCollins - May 11th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times and Indie bestseller!

Hop aboard the Peace Train in this picture book adaptation of Cat Stevens’s legendary anthem of unity and harmony in time for the song’s 50th anniversary! With illustrations by New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds.


Oh Look, a Cake! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358380306
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Published: Clarion Books - May 11th, 2021

A subversively hilarious picture book about a sloth, a lemur, a giant cake, and what happens when you don’t share, for fans of Jon Klassen and Mo Willems.  

When Sloth and Lemur come across a giant, mouth-watering cake, they can’t believe their luck. Sloth wonders if they should tell the others, but Lemur is pretty sure they shouldn't.


A Day for Rememberin': Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day Cover Image
By Leah Henderson, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419736308
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 11th, 2021

Princesses Can Fix It! Cover Image
By Tracy Marchini, Julia Christians (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645672142
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Published: Page Street Kids - May 4th, 2021

The castle is crawling with wayward alligators, and the clueless king doesn’t know how to fix it. Lila, Margaret, and Harriet have lots of ideas, but their father won’t listen! According to him, the Princesses should be focusing on proper pursuits like drawing, jewelry, and music. When the three girls start falling asleep during the day, the King sends the Prince to investigate …


What Will You Be? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062839954
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Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

From Yamile Saied Méndez, acclaimed author of Where Are You From?, comes a stunning lyrical picture book that tells the story of one girl who is always asked a simple question: What will you be when you grow up? 


Hair Twins Cover Image
By Raakhee Mirchandani, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316495301
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2021

A Sikh father and daughter with a special hair bond proudly celebrate and share a family tradition in this charming story perfect for fans of Hair Love and I Love My Hair!

Every morning Papa combs through his daughter's waves like he does his own—parting it down the middle, using coconut oil to get all the tangles out.

Some days he braids her hair in


Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight Cover Image
By Margaret Muirhead, Adam Gustavson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580898805
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 27th, 2021

The origin story of the Frisbee soars with unexpected twists and turns.


Keeping the City Going Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534493773
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 27th, 2021

Caldecott Award winner Brian Floca gives a heartfelt thank you to the essential workers who keep their cities going during COVID-19 quarantine in this tenderly illustrated picture book.

We are here at home now, watching the world through our windows. Outside we see the city we know, but not as we’ve seen it before. The once hustling and bustling streets are empty.


Prince & Knight: Tale of the Shadow King Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499811216
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Published: little bee books - April 27th, 2021

This follow-up to Prince & Knight is an inclusive, modern fairy tale for young readers!

Praise for Prince & Knight:
"Victorious . . .


Grandpa Across the Ocean Cover Image
By Hyewon Yum, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419742255
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 27th, 2021

We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


Hannah and the Ramadan Gift Cover Image
By Qasim Rashid, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114667
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

The debut picture book by author and human rights activist Qasim Rashid that celebrates good deeds during the month of Ramadan.


On the Farm Cover Image
By David Elliott, Holly Meade (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536218152
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Published: Candlewick - April 20th, 2021

New York Times best-selling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator evoke life on a farm in a simple, lyrical text and boldly expressive images.


Your Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328631886
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Published: Versify - April 6th, 2021

A sweet twist on the age-old “yo mama” joke, celebrating fierce moms everywhere with playful lyricism and gorgeous illustrations. Perfect for Mother’s Day.

Yo’ mama so sweet, she could be a bakery. She dresses so fine, she could have a clothing line. And, even when you mess up, she’s so forgiving, she lets you keep on living.


Billy Miller Makes a Wish Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063042797
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 6th, 2021

Billy Miller is back! The stand-alone companion to two-time Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes’s award-winning, acclaimed, and bestselling The Year of Billy Miller, Billy Miller Makes a Wish is a laugh-out-loud funny and accessible story about summer, family, and wishes that (almost) come true.


I Sang You Down from the Stars Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316493161
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

New York Times bestseller!

This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail, while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby--with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade

  As she waits for the arrival of her


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Watercress Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Gathering watercress by the side of the road brings a girl closer to her family's Chinese Heritage.


We Became Jaguars Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Woodrow White (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452183930
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 30th, 2021

Revel in the breathtaking fantasticality of We Became Jaguars—a picture book from bestselling author Dave Eggers.


Zonia's Rain Forest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536208450
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal illuminates a young girl’s day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.


Fatima's Great Outdoors Cover Image
By Ambreen Tariq, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984816955
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Published: Kokila - March 30th, 2021

An immigrant family embarks on their first camping trip in the Midwest in this lively picture book by Ambreen Tariq, outdoors activist and founder of @BrownPeopleCamping


Love Cover Image
By Robert Sabuda, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781536210378
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

The ideal gift for someone you love, from the #1 New York Times best-selling pop-up artist who brought us Believe and many other celebrated 3-D books.


You Be Mommy Cover Image
By Karla Clark, Zoe Persico (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250791351
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 30th, 2021

A tired mommy lets her daughter have a turn being the parent at bedtime in You Be Mommy, a humorously charming debut picture book from writer Karla Clark and illustrator Zoe Persico.

Mommy's too tired to be Mommy tonight.
Can you be Mommy and hold me tight?


The Little Library (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series) Cover Image
By Margaret McNamara, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525578338
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 23rd, 2021

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Dinosaur Expert are back in this picture book about a wood-working project that helps a young student become a book lover.


What the Road Said Cover Image
By Cleo Wade, Lucie de Moyencourt (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250269492
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 23rd, 2021

What the Road Said is the New York Times-bestselling comforting and uplifting picture book from bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade.

Which way do I go?
That is your choice to make,
said the Road.

But what if I go the wrong way?
The Road curved a little,
almost as if it was giving me a hug, and said,


In My Mosque Cover Image
By M. O. Yuksel, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062978707
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Published: HarperCollins - March 23rd, 2021

"This marvelous, welcoming book on mosques, Muslims, and Islam is a must, offering foundational knowledge on the world’s second largest religion." —School Library Journal (starred review)


Someone Builds the Dream Cover Image
By Lisa Wheeler, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984814333
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Published: Dial Books - March 23rd, 2021

Buildings, bridges, and books don't exist without the workers who are often invisible in the final product, as this joyous and profound picture book reveals from acclaimed author of The Christmas Boot Lisa Wheeler and New York Times bestselling illustrator of Love Loren Long

All across this great big world, jobs are getting done


Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419750915
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 23rd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller!

"[Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn] has a big heart." —New York Times

From bestselling superstar duo Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham comes a delightful kitty and unicorn story that celebrates the magic of friendship—and being exactly who you want to be!


Kitty thinks she might be a unicorn. 


Something's Wrong!: A Bear, a Hare, and Some Underwear Cover Image
By Jory John, Erin Kraan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313883
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 23rd, 2021

A hilarious picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jory John, paired with new illustrator Erin Kraan, about a bear whose friends help him make it through a bad day!


Coquí in the City Cover Image
By Nomar Perez, Nomar Perez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593109038
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Published: Dial Books - March 16th, 2021

A heartfelt picture book based on the author-illustrator's own experiences, about a boy who moves to the U.S. mainland from Puerto Rico and realizes that New York City might have more in common with San Juan than he initially thought.


The Night Is Deep and Wide Cover Image
By Gillian Sze, Sue Todd (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781459824812
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - March 16th, 2021

"A lovely visual lullaby to soothe youngest readers to sleep."--Publishers Weekly, starred review


Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race (First Conversations) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593382639
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock
Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - March 16th, 2021

Based on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.


Kafka and the Doll Cover Image
By Larissa Theule, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593116326
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

Based on a true story about Franz Kafka


Sail Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316495486
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

This dazzlingly illustrated debut about sailing through the journey of life is perfect for graduation or uplifting reading year-round.  Out at sea anything can happen: whether trials or triumphs, there are infinite possibilities to explore once we leave the shore.


Dreams for a Daughter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534451988
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

This stunning and empowering picture book from a New York Times bestselling author and an acclaimed illustrator celebrates a Black mother’s hopes and dreams for her daughter.

As I cradle you, look in your eyes,
your gaze says softly,
I want to know everything.
I promise to show you all that I can.


This love letter from mother to daughter inspir


I'll Meet You in Your Dreams Cover Image
By Jessica Young, Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316453288
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

A heartwarming text honoring the ever-evolving relationship of a parent and child across time, with visually striking art by bestselling and award-winning artist Rafael López. Each evening when the sun has set, as nighttime casts a starry net, I'll hitch a ride on moonbeams, and meet you in your dreams. This poetic and tender story celebrates


The Old Boat Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005179
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Published: Norton Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

The creators of The Old Truck set sail with an old boat and an evocative, intricately crafted exploration of home and family.

Off a small island,

an old boat sets sail

and a young boy

finds home.


Can You See What I See?: Hidden Wonders (From the Creator of I Spy) Cover Image
By Walter Wick, Walter Wick (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338686715
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Published: Cartwheel Books - March 2nd, 2021

Optical illusions abound in a brand-new Can You See What I See? book by I Spy creator Walter Wick.

Featuring all-new rhymes and photographs, Can You See What I See?: Hidden Wonders explores a world of toys, an enchanted ball, the farthest reaches of outer space, and more.


Michelle's Garden: How the First Lady Planted Seeds of Change Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316458573
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

From an acclaimed author and illustrator: Enjoy this tribute to Former First Lady Michelle Obama and her contributions to building the healthy future that America's children deserve. Former First Lady Michelle Obama had an idea. A big, inspiring, and exciting idea! She would grow the largest kitchen garden ever at the White House.


Laxmi's Mooch Cover Image
By Shelly Anand, Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815651
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Published: Kokila - March 2nd, 2021

A joyful, body-positive picture book about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache.


Bartali's Bicycle: The True Story of Gino Bartali, Italy's Secret Hero Cover Image
By Megan Hoyt, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062908117
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 23rd, 2021

Author Megan Hoyt and illustrator Iacopo Bruno bring to light the inspiring, true story of Gino Bartali, a beloved Italian cyclist and secret champion in the fight for Jewish lives during World War II.


G My Name Is Girl: A Song of Celebration from Argentina to Zambia Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593304044
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

Skip right into this joyful, diverse, alphabetic picture book celebrating girls around the world.

A, my name is ALBA and my sister's name is AYELÉN. We come from ARGENTINA and we are ADVENTUROUS.


Home Is in Between Cover Image
By Mitali Perkins, Lavanya Naidu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374303679
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 23rd, 2021

In the timely yet timeless picture book Home Is in Between, critically acclaimed author Mitali Perkins and illustrator Lavanya Naidu describe the experience of navigating multiple cultures and embracing the complex but beautiful home in between.

Shanti misses the warm monsoon rains in India. Now in America, she watches fall leaves fly past her feet.


Bear Against Time Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324011354
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Published: Norton Young Readers - February 16th, 2021

Readers can learn how to tell time and why it matters with this cleverly humorous new picture book from the best-selling creators of 365 Penguins.


My First Day Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593306260
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Published: Make Me a World - February 16th, 2021

A visually stunning story of resilience and determination by an award-winning new author-illustrator team.


We Wait for the Sun Cover Image
By Katie McCabe, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250229021
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 9th, 2021

A beautiful and uplifting non-fiction picture book from Katie McCabe and trailblazing civil rights lawyer and activist Dovey Johnson Roundtree, We Wait for the Sun.

In the hour before dawn, Dovey Mae and Grandma Rachel step into the cool, damp night on a secret mission: to find the sweetest, ripest blackberries that grow deep in the woods.


Milo Imagines the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549083
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

The team behind the Newbery Medal winner and Caldecott Honor book Last Stop on Market Street and the award-winning New York Times bestseller Carmela Full of Wishes once again delivers a poignant and timely picture book that's sure to become an instant classic.


Sydney and Taylor Explore the Whole Wide World Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358106319
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

Best-selling author Jacqueline Davies tells the story of two unlikely friends: Sydney and Taylor, a skunk and a hedgehog who strike out to discover the great unknown, despite how afraid they are of it.


What's Inside A Flower?: And Other Questions About Science & Nature Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593176474
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

From the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science, comes a new nonfiction picture book series ready to grow young scientists by nurturing their curiosity about the natural world--starting with what's inside a flower.


Don't Hug Doug: (He Doesn't Like It) Cover Image
By Carrie Finison, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984813022
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2021

Meet Doug, an ordinary kid who doesn't like hugs, in this fun and exuberant story which aims to spark discussions about bodily autonomy and consent--from author Carrie Finison and the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of The World Needs More Purple People, Daniel Wiseman.


I Am a Kindness Hero (I Am a Warrior Goddess) Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Carme Lemniscates (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781683644729
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Published: Sounds True - January 26th, 2021

Children will learn the importance of treating others with love, kindness, and respect.


Bear Island Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250317162
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 26th, 2021

Louise and her family are sad over the loss of their beloved dog, Charlie. "Life will not be the same," Louise says, as she visits a little island that Charlie loved.


Off to See the Sea Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492638292
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - January 12th, 2021

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon comes an adventurous bath time story.


Oona Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062982247
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 12th, 2021

This comical and heartfelt picture book is a winning celebration of invention, creativity, and friendship. With gorgeous underwater scenes and a crowd-pleasing tale, this is one little mermaid who is here to make a splash! 


Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419131
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 12th, 2021

From the Newbery Honor–winning author of Genesis Begins Again comes a shimmering picture book that shines the light on Zora Neale Hurston, the extraordinary writer and storycatcher extraordinaire who changed the face of American literature.

Zora was a girl who hankered for tales like bees for honey.


Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller

This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity.


The Sea in Winter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062872043
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Published: Heartdrum - January 5th, 2021

In this evocative and heartwarming novel for readers who loved The Thing About Jellyfish, the author of I Can Make This Promise tells the story of a Native American girl struggling to find her joy again.

It’s been a hard year for Maisie Cannon, ever since she hurt her leg and could not keep up with her ballet training and auditions.


Race to the Sun Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368024662
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 14th, 2020

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents critically acclaimed indigenous fantasy writer Rebecca Roanhorse's thrilling adventure about a Navajo girl who discovers she's a monsterslayer.


A Sled for Gabo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534445345
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

The Snowy Day meets Last Stop on Market Street in this heartwarming classic in the making about a young boy who is in a new town and doesn’t have much, but with the help of a loving community discovers the joys of his first snowy day.

On the day it snows, Gabo sees kids tugging sleds up the hill, then coasting down, whooping all the while.


Harry and the Guinea Pig Cover Image
By Gene Zion, Margaret Bloy Graham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062747730
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

The beloved character Harry the Dirty Dog returns in this brand-new picture book! A fun story to share with all dog fans, as well as guinea pig families and classrooms.


Scarlet's Tale Cover Image
By Audrey Vernick, Peter Jarvis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368043083
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

Celebrate the power of differences with this funny and heartwarming children's book about a little girl who faces her fears on the first day of school -- and learns to love what makes her unique.


The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Black Cat, White Cat: a minibombo book Cover Image
By Silvia Borando, Silvia Borando (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536216035
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2020

Day and night, black and white—this playful tale of opposite personalities celebrates the adventure of sharing life’s discoveries with a friend.


Dear Earth…From Your Friends in Room 5 Cover Image
By Erin Dealey, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915320
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Published: HarperCollins - December 1st, 2020

"A well-thought-out presentation of an important environmental message." —Kirkus


Loveblock (An Abrams Block Book) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419731532
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - December 1st, 2020

Learn how animals around the world show their love in this interactive board book
  
Love is strong.
You have my back and I’ll always have yours.
  
Animals show their love in so many ways! This interactive board book, with its chunky, die-cut pages and surprise-filled gatefolds, is the perfect gift for anyone you love.


Pirate Stew Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062934574
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 1st, 2020

Meet LONG JOHN McRON, SHIP'S COOK . . . and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen.


Ella's Night Lights Cover Image
By Lucy Fleming, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536212693
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Published: Candlewick - November 24th, 2020

Friendship, kindness, and gratitude are all illuminated in a quiet tale of a magical girl with mothlike wings.


Song of the Old City Cover Image
By Anna Pellicioli, Merve Atilgan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524741044
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

This lyrical, whimsical picture book, set in the old city of Istanbul, celebrates kindness and generosity of spirit.


Llama Llama Loose Tooth Drama Cover Image
By Anna Dewdney, JT Morrow (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593206034
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

Llama Llama loses his loose tooth in this new hardcover adventure, part of Anna Dewdney's New York Times bestselling series!

Llama Llama's tooth is wiggling! Is it time for his first tooth to come out?


Tiny Monsters: The Strange Creatures That Live On Us, In Us, and Around Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358307112
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

Did you know you share your home with monsters?!  In this book explore the menagerie of tiny and unusual creatures—arthropods (insects, mites, and spiders)—found in our lawns and gardens, our food, our beds, our clothes, and even our eyelashes.

You may not know it . . .


The the Lights and Types of Ships at Night Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Annie Dills (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781952119071
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: McSweeney's - November 17th, 2020

You may have heard of ships. You may have also heard of the sea and the night. But did you realize there's nothing more beautiful than a ship and its lights on the sea at night? In warm and witty prose, this picture book's narrator asks the reader to consider the splendor of glowing lights cast by ships on a shimmering waterway.


Wreck This Picture Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593111024
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Published: Dial Books - November 3rd, 2020

An Indie Next List Selection

Keri Smith, creator of the mega-bestselling Wreck This Journal, now brings her imagination and inspiration to children with this picture book that explores the very active experience of reading.


What if there were a book that changed every time you read it?


Snow Birds Cover Image
By Kirsten Hall, Jenni Desmond (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419742033
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

Discover birds who survive winter against all odds in this poetic, gorgeously illustrated picture book
 
Snowflakes whirling, snow-flocks swirling, streaks of white twirl through the night . . .
You’ve heard of birds who migrate to warmer climates in the wintertime—but what about those who persevere through snowy weather and freezing temperatures?


A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062877703
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Published: HarperCollins - November 3rd, 2020

Pura Belpré Honor winner Anika Aldamuy Denise (Planting Stories) and New York Times bestselling illustrator Leo Espinosa (Islandborn) tell the story of Rita Moreno, the Puerto Rican superstar best known for her Oscar-winning performance in the original West Side Story film, in this gorgeous picture book biography.


The Little Mermaid Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316440318
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

In this captivating reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic, Caldecott medalist and bestselling artist Jerry Pinkney conjures a poignant friendship story and an epic tale of redemption -- the definitive new version for our time.


I Am the Storm Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593222751
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - October 27th, 2020

A tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane are met, in turn, with resilience and awe in this depiction of nature's power and our own.


Starcrossed Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358153955
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020

A resonant story of two friends trying to maintain their relationship from afar with dazzling results, filled with wishes, curiosity, and bravery.


Where Is Our Library?: A Story of Patience and Fortitude Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250241405
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 27th, 2020

Where Is Our Library? is a companion to Lost in the Library and our second picture book in partnership with the New York Public Library.

Curious Patience and steadfast Fortitude wait every morning to greet visitors of the New York Public Libraryand slip away every night to read in the Children's Center.


Cozy Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593109793
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!

A group of clever animals find an unusual but warm and furry home during Alaska's long winter in Jan Brett's newest snowy adventure.


Eric Cover Image
By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338622089
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival

When a foreign exchange student comes to live with a typical suburban family, he brings with him a boundless sense of curiosity -- and a stream of unexpected questions (which his hosts are never quite sure how to answer).


Natalie Portman's Fables Cover Image
By Natalie Portman, Janna Mattia (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250246868
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 20th, 2020

Academy Award-winning actress, director, producer, and activist Natalie Portman retells three classic fables and imbues them with wit and wisdom in this New York Times bestselling book.


Flying Over Water Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338617665
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

N.H.


Addy's Cup of Sugar (A Stillwater Book): (Based on a Buddhist story of healing) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator), Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439634281
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

Stillwater, the beloved Zen panda, now in his own Apple TV+ original series!

Jon J Muth's enlightening new picture book is based on an ancient Buddhist legend, and features Stillwater the Panda from Jon's Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times Bestselling book, Zen Shorts.

* "A master class of picture-book storytelling." -- Kirkus Reviews


Ten Ways to Hear Snow Cover Image
By Cathy Camper, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399186332
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - October 13th, 2020

A snowy day, a trip to Grandma's, time spent cooking with one another, and space to pause and discover the world around you come together in this perfect book for reading and sharing on a cozy winter day.


A Polar Bear in the Snow Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Shawn Harris (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536203967
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A majestic polar bear heads out on a mysterious walk in a dazzling, playful collaboration from an exciting pair of picture-book creators.


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