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Blood and Germs: The Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease (Medical Fiascoes) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781684371761
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Published: Calkins Creek - October 13th, 2020

Acclaimed author Gail Jarrow, recipient of a 2019 Robert F. Sibert Honor Award, explores the science and grisly history of U.S. Civil War medicine, using actual medical cases and first-person accounts by soldiers, doctors, and nurses.


Cinders and Sparrows Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062289957
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 13th, 2020

A suspenseful tale of witches, family, and magic from internationally bestselling author Stefan Bachmann. When a twelve-year-old orphan unexpectedly becomes the mistress of a seemingly abandoned castle, she is thrust into a mysterious plot involving murderous spells, false identity, and a magical battle of wills between the living and the dead.


Class Act Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize.


Dragon Hoops Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781626720794
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Published: First Second - March 17th, 2020

In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.

Gene understands stories—comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins.


King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!
Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!

In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself.

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One Time Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062570741
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Published: HarperCollins - September 8th, 2020

From Sharon Creech, Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author, comes a powerful coming-of-age story of a girl who discovers the endless possibilities her future may hold, with help from a brilliant teacher and a boy with a generous smile.


Snapdragon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250171115
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Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

Kat Leyh's Snapdragon is a magical realist graphic novel about a young girl who befriends her town’s witch and discovers the strange magic within herself.

Snap's town had a witch.


The Barren Grounds: The Misewa Saga, Book 1 Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735266100
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Published: Puffin Canada - September 8th, 2020

Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in an epic middle grade fantasy series from award-winning author David Robertson.


The Lemon Tree (Young Readers' Edition): An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781547603947
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - November 3rd, 2020

In 1967, a twenty-five-year-old refugee named Bashir Khairi traveled from the Palestinian hill town of Ramallah to Ramla, Israel, with a goal: to see the beloved stone house with the lemon tree in its backyard that he and his family had been forced to leave nineteen years earlier.


The Only Black Girls in Town Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316456388
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Award-winning YA author Brandy Colbert's debut middle-grade novel about the only two Black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past.


The Sisters of Straygarden Place Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536212273
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A riveting middle-grade fantasy about sibling bonds, enchanted houses, and encroaching wildness, lyrically told in eerily beautiful prose

The grass grew taller than the house itself, surrounding it on all sides. It stuffed the keyholes and scraped against the roof. It shook the walls and made paintings shiver.


The Tower of Nero (Trials of Apollo, The Book Five) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781484746455
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 6th, 2020

At last, the breathtaking, action-packed finale of the #1 bestselling Trials of Apollo series is here!


Three Keys (A Front Desk Novel) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338591385
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

The 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.


Wolfpack (Young Readers Edition) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250766861
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 6th, 2020

In this young readers adaptation of her #1 New York Times bestselling book, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach inspires the next generation to find their voice, unite their pack, and change the world.


Yara's Spring Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781773214399
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Published: Annick Press - October 13th, 2020

Coming of age against all odds in the midst of the Arab Spring.


This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science Is Tackling Unconscious Bias Cover Image
By Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Drew Shannon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781525300165
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 1st, 2020

An essential overview of the science behind stereotypes: from why our brains form them to how recognizing them can help us be less biased.

From the time we're babies, our brains constantly sort and label the world around us --- a skill that's crucial for our survival.


Before the Ever After Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399545436
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Published: 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.


Scritch Scratch Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781728209722
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

"This is a teeth-chattering, eyes bulging, shuddering-and-shaking, chills-at-the-back-of-your-neck ghost story. I loved it "--R.L. Stine, author of the Goosebumps series


Dress Coded Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984816436
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

In this debut middle-grade girl-power friendship story, an eighth grader starts a podcast to protest the unfair dress code enforcement at her middle school and sparks a rebellion.

Molly Frost is FED UP...

Because Olivia was yelled at for wearing a tank top.


Danny Constantino's First (and Maybe Last?) Date Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984816610
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Published: Dial Books - July 14th, 2020

Between going out with his celebrity crush and his mom's campaign to be the next town mayor, Danny's got a lot to learn about life in the spotlight.