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We Are Okay
4 Starred Reviews

From the award-winning author of Hold Still comes an achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship.“Short, poetic and gorgeously written. . . . The world LaCour creates is fragile but profoundly humane.” —The New York Times Book...

City of Saints & Thieves
4 Starred Reviews

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl in this enthralling murder mystery set in Kenya. In the shadows of Sangui City, there lives a girl who doesn't exist. After fleeing the Congo as refugees, Tina and her mother arrived...

Life on Mars
3 Starred Reviews

In this sneaky, silly picture book for fans of Oliver Jeffers and Jon Klassen, an intrepid—but not so clever—space explorer is certain he’s found the only living thing on Mars   A young astronaut is absolutely sure there is life...

Well, That Was Awkward
3 Starred Reviews

Gracie has never felt like this before.  One day, she suddenly can’t breathe, can’t walk, can’t anything—and the reason is standing right there in front of her, all tall and weirdly good-looking: A.J. But it turns out A.J. likes not Gracie but...

Ashes to Asheville
3 Starred Reviews

Two sisters take off on a wild road trip in this poignant tale for fans of Counting by 7s and Fish in a TreeAfter Mama Lacy’s death, Fella was forced to move in with her grandmother, Mrs. Madison. The move...

See You in the Cosmos
2 Starred Reviews

“I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder.” —Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright PlacesA space-obsessed boy and his dog, Carl Sagan, take a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe in this funny and moving novel for...

ABC Pasta
2 Starred Reviews

A is for angel hair acrobat M is for Macaroni the Magician and T is for tortellini trapeze artist.It's an ABC circus that's good enough to eat!

Fire Color One
2 Starred Reviews

Nominated for the prestigious Carnegie Medal, this novel is a stunning tribute to fathers and daughters, and to the unique power of art to connect and change us.Sixteen-year-old Iris itches constantly for the strike of a match. But when she’s caught...

Mama's Kisses
2 Starred Reviews

From bestselling author Kate McMullan, a sweet rhyming bedtime story celebrating mothers’ love It's bedtime in the jungle, but baby panda, elephant, orangutan, and leopard are nowhere to be found. Their mamas set out to look for their wayward little...

Nemesis
2 Starred Reviews

Orphan Black meets Lord of the Flies in this riveting new thriller from the co-author of the Virals series.    It's been happening since Min was eight. Every two years, on her birthday, a strange man finds her and murders her in cold blood....

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora
2 Starred Reviews

“Sensational.” —Matt de la Peña, New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal–winning author of The Last Stop on Market StreetSave the restaurant. Save the town. Get the girl. Make Abuela proud. Can thirteen-year-old Arturo Zamora do it all or is he...

Blue Sky White Stars
2 Starred Reviews

An inspiring and patriotic tribute to the beauty of the American flag, a symbol of America’s history, landscape, and people, illustrated by New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-honor winning artist Kadir Nelson Wonderfully spare, deceptively simple verses pair with richly...

A Psalm for Lost Girls
2 Starred Reviews

I’ll Give You the Sun meets True Detective in this brilliant YA debut about saints, sisters, and learning to let go.Tess da Costa is a saint—a hand-to-god, miracle-producing saint. At least that’s what the people in her hometown of New...

The Giant Jumperee
2 Starred Reviews

Two of the world's most celebrated picture book creators, Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury, team up for the first time in this jaunty animal fable for fans of Room on the Broom and We're Going on a Bear HuntRabbit arrives home...

Say Hello, Sophie
2 Starred Reviews

Another pitch-perfect story about an irrepressible, charming, and endearing two-year-old from the creator of Max & RubyCan Sophie say the word Hello? No! She just can’t say it. Why? Because Hello and Thank you and Goodbye get stuck in Sophie’s...

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