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We Are Okay
5 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
5 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...

Beyond the Bright Sea
4 Starred Reviews

From the author of Newbery Honor–winner Wolf Hollow, the moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family. ★ “Crow is a determined and dynamic heroine with a strong intuition, who pieces together the puzzle of her past...

Blue Sky White Stars
4 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...

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...

The Giant Jumperee
3 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...

Lexie the Word Wrangler
3 Starred Reviews

This clever celebration of words and their meanings features a strong cowgirl who wrangles words alongside cattle.   Lexie is the best wrangler west of the Mississippi—word wrangler, that is. She watches over baby letters while they grow into words...

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