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Ali Cross

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

James Patterson's blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies--and now he's bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex's son Ali is eager to follow in his father's footsteps as a detective, but when his best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve...
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Running with Wolves: Our Story of Life with the Sawtooth Pack

Jim Dutcher · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Discover the wonder of wolves from Emmy-award winning filmmakers Jim and Jamie Dutcher as they tell their story of the six years they watched, learned about, and lived with the Sawtooth wolf pack.

Adventure, friendship, and family come together in this riveting memoir as two award-winning...
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The Collectors

JACQUELINE WEST · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

2019 Schneider Family Book Award Honor Book

Even the smallest wish can be dangerous. That's why the Collectors are always keeping watch.

The Collectors sweeps readers into a hidden world where wishes are stolen and dreams have a price. Fast-paced, witty, and riveting, this...

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Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure

TORBEN KUHLMANN · NorthSouth Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning illustrator Torben Kuhlmann's stunning new book transports readers to new depths where imagination lights the way!

A long time ago, one mouse learned to fly, another landed on the moon...what will happen in the next Mouse adventure?

From the creator of Lindbergh...
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My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder

Nie Jun · Graphic Universe
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing?and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of magic.In one tale, Yu'er wants to swim in the Special Olympics, a sports competition for people with disabilities....
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The Remember Balloons

Jessica Oliveros · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

What's Happening to Grandpa meets Up in this tender, sensitive picture book that gently explains the memory loss associated with aging and diseases such as Alzheimer's.

James's Grandpa has the best balloons because he has the best memories. He has balloons showing Dad when...
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Jerome By Heart

Thomas Scotto · Enchanted Lion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This story follows a little boy named Raphael, whose daily rhythm is steeped in his immense affection for his friend Jerome. The two boys share jokes and snacks and plan future adventures to the Himalayas. Even when Raphael's constant talk of Jerome is driving his parents crazy, he remains...
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Mommy's Khimar

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow · Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A young Muslim girl spends a busy day wrapped up in her mother's colorful headscarf in this sweet and fanciful picture book from debut author and illustrator Jamilah Tompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn.

A khimar is a flowing scarf that my mommy wears.
Before she walks out the door...
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Let the Children March

Monica Clark-Robinson · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

I couldn't play on the same playground as the white kids.
I couldn't go to their schools.
I couldn't drink from their water fountains.
There were so many things I couldn't do.
In 1963 Birmingham, Alabama, thousands of African American children...
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Rufus Blasts Off!

KIM GRISWELL · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"My name is Rufus Leroy Williams III. And I am ready to blast off.""NO PIGS IN SPACE." Rufus the Pig has already sailed the seven seas on a pirate ship. Now he dreams of the Moon, the stars, and Mars! So he bids his mateys goodbye and reports for duty at the space center....
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