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Before She Was Harriet Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823444298
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Published: Holiday House - June 11th, 2019

An evocative poem and stunning watercolors come together to honor an American heroine in a Coretta Scott King Honor and Christopher Award-winning picture book.


Writers and Their Pets: True Stories of Famous Authors and Their Animal Friends Cover Image
By Kathleen Krull, Violet Lemay (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781947458529
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Published: duopress - June 11th, 2019

Discover how animals influenced 20 of the world’s most beloved authors, from Charles Dickens to J.K. Rowling. Did you know that a dog saved Pablo Neruda’s life? Or that Mark Twain had a cat named Bambino? Or that Edgar Allen Poe wrote with a cat on his shoulders?


The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Sarah Jacoby (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062393449
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 21st, 2019

An exceptional picture book biography of Margaret Wise Brown, the legendary author of Goodnight MoonThe Runaway Bunny, and other beloved children’s classics, that's as groundbreaking as the icon herself was—from award-winning, bestselling author Mac Barnett and acclaimed illustrator Sarah Jacoby.


Lincoln's Last Trial Young Readers' Edition: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781335917850
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 7th, 2019

At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison was accused of murder in Springfield, Illinois. The man hired to save his life was none other than self-taught lawyer Abraham Lincoln. But what would be Lincoln's last case before his presidency posed many personal challenges. The murder victim had been an apprentice in Lincoln's law office.


The Perfect Horse: The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525644743
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019

In this inspiring young readers adaptation of Elizabeth Letts' New York Times bestseller, one American troop will save the world's most precious horses during the final stretch of World War II.


All of Us: A Young People's History of the World Cover Image
By Yvan Pommaux (Illustrator), Christophe Ylla-Somers, Anna Lehmann (Translated by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781681373218
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Published: NYR Children's Collection - June 25th, 2019

An inclusive and expansive telling of the history of civilization from the beginning of time, by one of France's most beloved children's authors


What Do You Celebrate?: Holidays and Festivals Around the World Cover Image
By Whitney Stewart, Christiane Engel (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454932130
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - March 5th, 2019

Holidays are FUN--and this entertaining nonfiction picture book introduces kids to 14 celebrations from around the world


It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525582168
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2019

The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up half black, half white in South Africa under and after apartheid in this young readers' adaptation of his bestselling adult memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.

BORN A CRIME IS SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING OSCAR WINNER LUPITA NYONG'O!


This Is Our Constitution: What It Is and Why It Matters Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524770945
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Published: Yearling - February 5th, 2019

From Gold Star father and beloved Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan comes a book for young people about the Constitution—what it says and why it matters for everyone.
 


The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

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.


The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536206319
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

A 2018 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

The exciting true story of the captaincy, wreck, and discovery of the Whydah — the only pirate ship ever found — and the incredible mysteries it revealed.


Guts & Glory: The American Revolution Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316312073
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

This fourth book in the action-packed Guts & Glory series takes readers through the exciting and fascinating history of the American Revolution. Perfect for history buffs and fans of the Broadway hit show Hamilton!


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