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The Undefeated

Kwame Alexander · Versify
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree. Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable...
 
 
We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration from Civil Rights Leaders

Harry Belafonte · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Sixteen award-winning children's book artists illustrate the civil rights quotations that inspire them in this stirring and beautiful book. Featuring an introduction by Harry Belafonte, words from Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. among others, this inspirational...
 
 
American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Douglas Brinkley · HarperCollins
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, New York Times bestselling author and historian Douglas Brinkley delivers a young readers' edition of a story rooted in heroism, bravery, and patriotism: America's race to the moon. July 20, 1969. It's a day that...
 
 
The Next Great Paulie Fink

Ali Benjamin · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In this highly anticipated second novel by the author of the award-winning, bestselling The Thing About Jellyfish, being the new kid at school isn't easy, especially when you have to follow in the footsteps of a classroom prankster like Paulie Fink.When Caitlyn Breen enters the tiny...
 
 
Amazing Expeditions: Journeys That Changed The World

Anita Ganeri

Discover the stories and follow the journeys of more than 20 of the world's most heroic and extraordinary explorers, including Ibn Battuta, Zheng He, Mary Kingsley, Norgay and Hillary, Ellen MacArthur and Neil Armstrong. Throughout history, explorers have bravely venture
 
 
Focused

Alyson Gerber · Scholastic Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Clea can't control her thoughts. She knows she has to do her homework . . . but she gets distracted. She knows she can't just say whatever thought comes into her head . . . but sometimes she can't help herself. She know she needs to focus . . . but how can she do that when the people...
 
 
Camp

Kayla Miller · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Raina Telgemeier and Frazzled fans, rejoice! Author-illustrator Kayla Miller is back with Olive in this emotional and honest story about navigating new experiences, learning to step outside one's comfort zone, and the satisfaction of blazing your own trails.Olive and Willow are happy...
 
 
Pilu of the Woods

Mai K. Nguyen · Oni Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

"Pilu of the Woods is a heartwarming tale full of natural wonder, with wise and lovely messages about coping with grief, facing your feelings, and learning to forgive yourself." - KATIE O'NEILL (Eisner Award-winning author of The Tea Dragon Society) For fans of Hilda...
 
 
Middle School Misadventures

Jason Platt · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

In Jason Platt's debut graphic novel, Ferris Bueller meets Calvin and Hobbes in this hilarious and embarrassing middle school caper that asks the important questions--like how long can one kid vamp before he embarrasses himself in front of his whole school? Newell is always getting...
 
 
Owling: Enter the World of the Mysterious Birds of the Night

Mark Wilson · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

From Hedwig, the Snowy Owl of Harry Potter fame, to Winnie-the-Pooh's beloved friend Owl, this wide-eyed bird of the night has found its way into young hearts and imaginations everywhere. Owling invites young readers into the world of real-life owls, to learn about their fascinating...