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Efrén Divided Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062881694
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 8th, 2021

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award!

“We need books to break open our hearts, so that we might feel more deeply, so that we might be more human in these unkind times. This is a book doing work of the spirit in a time of darkness.” —Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street 


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ISBN: 9781984815705
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Published: Dial Books - August 10th, 2021

*Newbery Honor Book*

The candid, fierce, and universally acclaimed middle grade novel about sisterhood and sexual abuse, by two-time Newbery Honor winner and #1 New York Times best selling author Kimberly Brubaker Bradley


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By Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062995933
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 31st, 2021

A spellbinding, heart-stopping adventure.” —Booklist (starred review)

“A dreamily written, slyly educational, rousing maritime adventure.”New York Times Book Review


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Bea Is for Blended Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062878168
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Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

Girl power scores a goal in this uplifting story of teamwork, new beginnings, and coming together to fight for what’s right—perfect for fans of Lisa Graff and Lynda Mullaly Hunt.

Bea and her mom have always been a two-person team. But now her mom is marrying Wendell, and their team is growing by three boys, two dogs, and a cat.


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ISBN: 9781510757677
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Published: Sky Pony - May 4th, 2021

NPR Best Book of 2018, Bank Street List for Best Children's Books of 2019, Named to the Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher List, Maine's Student Book Award List, Louisiana Young Reader's Choice Award List, Rhode Island Middle School Book Award 2020 List, 2020 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Nominee, 2021 South Carolina Junior Book Award Nominee, 2020-2021 Tru


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ISBN: 9780593109151
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 3rd, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Katherine Arden returns with another creepy, spine-tingling adventure in this follow-up to the critically acclaimed Small Spaces and Dead Voices.


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ISBN: 9781984816061
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 4th, 2021

One small act of kindness ripples out to connect four kids in this stirring novel by the author of the beloved The Benefits of Being an Octopus.


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ISBN: 9780593301739
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Introducing DOG SQUAD, the crime-fighting, tail-wagging, hilarious new series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor of Max Einstein!

When trouble calls . . . it's DOG SQUAD to the rescue!


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ISBN: 9781338665857
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 4th, 2021

From Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel David Makonnen comes an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this epic journey to the stars.

Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in Addis Prime -- a hardscrabble city with rundown tech, lots of rules, and not much to do. His worrywart Uncle Moti and bionic lioness Besa are his only family...


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ISBN: 9780316456401
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

From award-winning YA author Brandy Colbert comes a 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.

Beach-loving surfer Alberta has been the only Black girl in town for years.


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By Louis Sachar, Tim Heitz (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062965417
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

Wayside School is back in session in this brand-new, fourth installment in the perennially beloved and bestselling series by Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar. 


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ISBN: 9780593178379
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

The world's #1 female Super Hero, Wonder Woman, is back in another breathtaking adventure This time, Diana will travel to the Underworld to take on Hades--but will she make it out alive?