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A teenager is pulled back in time to witness her grandmother's experiences in World War II-era Japanese internment camps in Displacement, a historical graphic novel from Kiku Hughes.
"One of the best debut fantasy novels of the year."--BuzzFeed News"An amazing start to a new trilogy."--Culturess"It grabs you by the heart and the throat from the first pages and doesn't let go."-- Sarah J. Maas$17.99ISBN: 9780358131434Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
From New York Times best-selling and acclaimed author Traci Chee comes We Are Not Free, the collective account of a tight-knit group of young Nisei, second-generation Japanese American citizens, whose lives are irrevocably changed by the mass U.S.$18.99ISBN: 9781534441606Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020
Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Tracy Deonn’s YA contemporary fantasy Legendborn offers the dark allure of City of Bones with a modern-day twist on a classic legend and a lot of Southern Black Girl Magic.
After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home.$16.99ISBN: 9780062982650Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020
An instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!
"I was knocked over by the momentum of an intense psychological thriller that doesn’t let go until the final page. This is a terrific read." – Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author
*Marie Claire's September Book Club Pick*$27.99ISBN: 9780062356345Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Custom House - August 25th, 2020
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
OPTIONED FOR TELEVISION BY BRUNA PAPANDREA, THE PRODUCER OF HBO'S BIG LITTLE LIES$17.95ISBN: 9780393358513Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020
Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and named a best book of the year by the New York Times, NPR, Elle, Time, and more, The Shadow King is an “unforgettable epic from an immensely talented author who’s unafraid to take risks” (Michael Schaub, NPR).$16.95ISBN: 9781948226905Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Catapult - July 28th, 2020
For readers of Jhumpa Lahiri and Rohinton Mistry, as well as Lorrie Moore and George Saunders, here are stories on the pathos and comedy of small-town migrants struggling to build a life in the big city, with the dream world of Bollywood never far away.$17.99ISBN: 9781499810080Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: little bee books - May 12th, 2020
"A joyous, heartwarming, sweet-and essential-update." Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
"Those we love, [Soto] and Brannen show, needn't change just because they love someone else, too-there's plenty of room in the human heart." Publishers Weekly
"A large-hearted affirmation of society's newest kind of wedding."$16.99ISBN: 9781943147724Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Innovation Press - July 7th, 2020
Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city.$26.99ISBN: 9780062946393Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - August 11th, 2020
A People Book of the Week | An O Magazine Best Book of the Fall| A USA Today Book Not to Miss| A New York Times Book Review Editor's Pick$12.99ISBN: 9781338236132Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graphix - October 6th, 2020Coretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonist Shannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel!$18.99ISBN: 9781645670797Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Page Street Kids - October 6th, 2020
Dragons and their riders compete in an international sports tournament in this alternate contemporary world fantasy$27.99ISBN: 9780062667632Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - October 6th, 2020
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!
Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award (Fiction)$17.99ISBN: 9780399545436Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020
National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward when their glory days have passed and the cost of professional sports on Black bodies.$17.99ISBN: 9781338591385Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this powerful, hilarious, and resonant sequel to the award-winning novel Front Desk.
Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever.
$16.99ISBN: 9781536211146Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock - Check back soonPublished: Candlewick - July 14th, 2020
This winning debut picture book from Mexican artist Flavia Z. Drago about finding the courage to make friends is perfect for the spooky season — or anytime.$18.99ISBN: 9781368053297Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020From Stonewall Award-winning author Brandy Colbert comes an all-in-one-day love story perfect for fans of The Sun is Also A Star.Marva Sheridan was born ready for this day. She's always been driven to make a difference in the world, and what better way than to vote in her first election?$18.00ISBN: 9780143108276Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Classics - May 3rd, 2016
A 50th-anniversary Deluxe Edition of the incomparable 20th-century masterpiece of satire and fantasy, in a newly revised version of the acclaimed Pevear and Volokhonsky translation
$18.95ISBN: 9781951142070Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tin House Books - September 15th, 2020
“To read these poems is to be reminded again and again of our true allegiance to each other.” —from the introduction by Julia Alvarez$17.99ISBN: 9781536207040Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020
From Newbery Medalist Meg Medina comes the bittersweet story of two girls who will always be each other’s número uno, even though one is moving away.
A big truck with its mouth wide open is parked at the curb, ready to gobble up Evelyn’s mirror with the stickers around the edge . . . and the sofa that we bounce on to get to the moon.