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New Children's Books 2019

Are you tired of reading the same bedtime story over and over again? Or maybe you want to encourage your tween to try a new series? Whatever you need, this list of the latest kids' books has you covered. It's updated every week with the newest reviews for kids 2–12, and you'll be able to find cute picture books for your preschooler, funny chapter books for your early reader, and cool graphic novels for your tween, as well as nonfiction and novels of all genres. Stay up-to-date by checking back frequently, since we'll put the latest titles at the top of the list. For more great recommendations for kids, try the Best Book Series for Early ReadersGraphic Novels, and Coming-of-Age Books.  

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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code Book Poster Image
Inspiring bio of woman who published first computer code.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
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I Can Make This Promise Book Poster Image
Native American girl learns family secrets in touching tale.
By Christine Day
(2019)
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Good Night, Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
Friends weather a storm together in reassuring bedtime tale.
By Alice Schertle
(2019)
(2019)
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Book Poster Image
Girl takes on city hall in fun, diverse tale of persistence.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
(2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball Book Poster Image
Home improvement mishaps abound in funny 14th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
(2019)
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Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change Book Poster Image
Inspiring, relatable look at young lives of adult activists.
By Robin Stevenson
(2019)
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Kid Scientists: True Tales of Childhood from Science Superstars Book Poster Image
Inspiring look at the young lives of famous scientists.
By David Stabler
(2019)
(2018)
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Words on Fire Book Poster Image
Tale of late-1800s Lithuania has big ideas but lacks punch.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2019)
(2019)
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Project Middle School: Hope: Book 1 Book Poster Image
Relatable tale of girl finding her voice at new school.
By Alyssa Milano, Debbie Rigaud
(2019)
(2019)
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Dear Sweet Pea Book Poster Image
Thoughtful tale tackles middle grade, divorce, body image.
By Julie Murphy
(2019)
(2019)
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Archimancy: Shadow School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Heart, suspense abound in spooky middle school ghost story.
By J.A. White
(2019)
(2019)
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This Is Baby Book Poster Image
Lively lesson in naming body parts -- human and animal.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2019)
(2019)
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Saturday Book Poster Image
Superb art, lovely story about coping with disappointment.
By Oge Mora
(2019)
(2019)
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Sunny Rolls the Dice Book Poster Image
Funny graphic novel tale of friendship, '70s middle school.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2019)
(2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
(2019)
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Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Book Poster Image
Inspiring profiles of women who started their own companies.
By Diana Kapp
(2019)
(2019)
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Scars Like Wings Book Poster Image
Inspiring story of a burned teen finding her new normal.
By Erin Stewart
(2019)
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Hey Grandude! Book Poster Image
Grandfather takes kids to far-away places in magical romp.
By Paul McCartney
(2019)
(2019)
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A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation Book Poster Image
Beautiful art adds to deep tale of "I Have a Dream" speech.
By Barry Wittenstein
(2019)
(2019)
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Todos Iguales / All Equal: Un Corrido De Lemon Grove / A Ballad of Lemon Grove Book Poster Image
Powerful true story of immigrants' victory for equal rights.
By Christy Hale
(2019)
(2019)
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Weird Little Robots Book Poster Image
Girls find friendship and love of science in engaging story.
By Carolyn Crimi
(2019)
(2019)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages Book Poster Image
Kid geniuses are grown up in exciting 4th mystery-adventure.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2019)
(2019)
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Beverly, Right Here Book Poster Image
Compelling tale of runaway teen and her quirky new friends.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2019)
(2019)
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The Double Dangerous Book for Boys Book Poster Image
Fun info, skills, projects, and more for kids of any age.
By Conn Iggulden
(2019)
(2019)
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A Tale of Magic Book Poster Image
Imaginative, lively tale launches Land of Stories prequels.
By Chris Colfer
(2019)
(2019)
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The Tyrant's Tomb: The Trials of Apollo, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Apollo atones as the exciting mythological mayhem continues.
By Rick Riordan
(2019)
(2019)
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White Bird: A Wonder Story Book Poster Image
Moving WWII graphic novel has loss, offers hope for future.
By R.J. Palacio
(2019)
(2019)
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Allies Book Poster Image
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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Rebel: Legend, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Misfit stirs up revolution in action-packed thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2019)
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Sulwe Book Poster Image
Girl learns to embrace her dark skin in magical tale.
By Lupita Nyong'o
(2019)
(2019)
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Across the Bay Book Poster Image
Emotional but unlikely journey of boy in Old San Juan.
By Carlos Aponte
(2019)
(2019)
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
Heartwarming Christmas story set at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Mitali Perkins
(2019)
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Silver Meadows Summer Book Poster Image
Poignant story of Puerto Rican girl adapting to life in U.S.
By Emma Otheguy
(2019)
(2019)
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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Book Poster Image
Moving, interwoven stories of Black middle schoolers.
By Jason Reynolds
(2019)
(2019)
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Pumpkinheads Book Poster Image
Delightful graphic novel about friendship, food, and fall.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
(2019)
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How to Code a Rollercoaster Book Poster Image
Girl and robot use coding ideas to navigate amusement park.
By Josh Funk
(2019)
(2019)
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Alien Superstar, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Alien navigates Hollywood in funny, fast-paced series start.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2019)
(2019)
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AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet Book Poster Image
Animal superheroes battle creepy plants in zany sci-fi tale.
By Jon Scieszka
(2019)
(2019)
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Not If I Can Help It Book Poster Image
Genuine kid voice wavers in tale of divorce and disability.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2019)
(2019)
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Odd Gods Book Poster Image
Funny tale of misfit non-gods in Mt. Olympus middle school.
By David Slavin, Daniel Weitzman
(2019)
(2019)
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Stargazing Book Poster Image
Sweet friendship-themed graphic novel has a medical scare.
By Jen Wang
(2019)
(2019)
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The Crossover: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
Graphic adaptation captures basketball's power, poetry.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
(2019)
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The Dog Who Lost His Bark Book Poster Image
Abused puppy learns to trust in perfect boy-and-dog tale.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
(2019)
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Guts Book Poster Image
Funny, sensitive account of dealing with bathroom anxiety.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2019)
(2019)
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Legacy and the Queen Book Poster Image
Tennis and magic mix in so-so fantasy series start.
By Annie Matthew, Kobe Bryant
(2019)
(2019)
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My Jasper June Book Poster Image
Moving, relatable story of loss, life-changing friendship.
By Laurel Snyder
(2019)
(2019)
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Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home Book Poster Image
Wry story of foster kids looks at tough and tender truths.
By Bridget Farr
(2019)
(2019)
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Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation Book Poster Image
Nonstop adventure, science, and young genius in fun mystery.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2019)
(2019)
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Emmy in the Key of Code Book Poster Image
Coding, music and friendship in inspiring free-verse novel.
By Aimee Lucido
(2019)
(2019)
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My Fate According to the Butterfly Book Poster Image
Emotional tale of family, forgiveness, and drug addiction.
By Gail D. Villanueva
(2019)
(2019)
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Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream Book Poster Image
Young immigrant achieves her dreams in inspiring memoir.
By Julissa Arce
(2019)
(2019)
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How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine Book Poster Image
Moving tale of Temple Grandin's girlhood pursuit of a hug.
By Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville
(2019)
(2019)
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Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Book Poster Image
Gorgeous, upbeat book about strength in our differences.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
(2019)
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Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time Book Poster Image
Touching tale explores perseverance, clean water access.
By Linda Sue Park
(2019)
(2019)
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Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum Book Poster Image
Horse guides kids on fun trip through art history.
By Dr. Seuss
(2019)
(2019)
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The Curse of the Werepenguin Book Poster Image
Funny, absurd adventure is full of heart ... and penguins.
By Allan Woodrow
(2019)
(2019)
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Malamander:  Legends of Eerie-on-Sea, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Delightfully spooky fantasy-series start has charm, chills.
By Thomas Taylor
(2019)
(2019)
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Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause Book Poster Image
Kid geniuses use science to solve big issues in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2019)
(2019)
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More to the Story Book Poster Image
Warm Little Women update stars Pakistani American sisters.
By Hena Khan
(2019)
(2019)
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Some Places More Than Others Book Poster Image
Tween girl helps heal family rift in charming novel.
By Renée Watson
(2019)
(2019)
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The Beasts of Grimheart: Longburrow, Book 3 Book Poster Image
Brave rabbits, allies battle monsters in thrilling episode.
By Kieran Larwood
(2019)
(2019)
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Best Friends Book Poster Image
Story of a friend moving is comforting and relatable.
By Jacqueline Wilson
(2009)
(2008)
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The Hunt for the Mad Wolf's Daughter Book Poster Image
Exciting, history-steeped sequel has heart, great heroine.
By Diane Magras
(2019)
(2019)
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The Miraculous Book Poster Image
Mysterious story struggles to deal with death and religion.
By Jess Redman
(2019)
(2019)
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Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers Book Poster Image
Powerful coming-of-age tale promotes friendship, activism.
By Celia C. Pérez
(2019)
(2019)
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The World Ends in April Book Poster Image
Madcap tween drama focuses on impending doomsday.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2019)
(2019)
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Count Me In Book Poster Image
Powerful, appealing story about 7th grader fighting racism.
By Varsha Bajaj
(2019)
(2019)
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Each Tiny Spark Book Poster Image
Cuban American tween busts stereotypes in appealing tale.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2019)
(2019)
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Lalani of the Distant Sea Book Poster Image
Girl goes on epic quest in Filipino folklore-inspired tale.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2019)
(2019)
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My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich Book Poster Image
Tween uses vivid imagination to cope in confusing novel.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2019)
(2019)
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Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess Book Poster Image
Llama gets a fun lesson in keeping things tidy at home.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2019)
(2019)
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I Am Enough Book Poster Image
Girl celebrates herself in poetic picture book.
By Grace Byers
(2019)
(2019)
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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book Poster Image
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
(2019)
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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.
By Juana Medina
(2019)
(2019)
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Tom Gates Series Book Poster Image
Homework-dodging 10-year-old brings laughs, heart, doodles.
By L. Pichon
(2019)
(2015)
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The Boy at the Back of the Class Book Poster Image
Poignant, adventurous refugee story highlights kid activism.
By Onjali Q. Rauf
(2019)
(2019)
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For Black Girls Like Me Book Poster Image
Black girl in white family finds her voice in moving novel.
By Mariama J. Lockington
(2019)
(2019)
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Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rise of Kyoshi Book Poster Image
Servant girl becomes mystical hero in fast-paced fantasy.
By F.C. Yee, Michael Dante DiMartino
(2019)
(2019)
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Don't Touch My Hair! Book Poster Image
Girl speaks up, sets boundaries in funny picture book.
By Sharee Miller
(2019)
(2019)
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If I Built a School Book Poster Image
Inventive, colorful school story has retro-futuristic feel.
By Chris Van Dusen
(2019)
(2019)
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Cape: The League of Secret Heroes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Tween superheroes battle Nazis, prejudice in exciting story.
By Kate Hannigan
(2019)
(2019)
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Stephen Curry: Epic Athletes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Breezy biography tracks the rise of an NBA superstar.
By Dan Wetzel
(2019)
(2019)
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The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Book Poster Image
Fresh, wacky take on first-day-of school jitters.
By Mo Willems
(2019)
(2019)
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Escape From the Isle of the Lost: Descendants, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Fun, upbeat villain-kids romp sets up movie finale.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2019)
(2019)
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Señorita Mariposa Book Poster Image
Beautiful bilingual rhyming book about a monarch's journey.
By Ben Gundersheimer
(2019)
(2019)
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Born Just Right Book Poster Image
Upbeat book tells what it's like being born without a limb.
By Jordan Reeves, Jen Lee Reeves
(2019)
(2019)
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Finding Orion Book Poster Image
Heart, humor, discoveries fill oddball family quest tale.
By John David Anderson
(2019)
(2019)
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They Called Us Enemy Book Poster Image
Powerful graphic memoir of actor's internment as a child.
By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
(2019)
(2019)
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Camp Book Poster Image
Cheery graphic novel shows camp routines, friend jealousy.
By Kayla Miller
(2019)
(2019)
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The Library of Ever Book Poster Image
Lively library series start mixes fact, fantasy, adventure.
By Zeno Alexander
(2019)
(2019)
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Spin the Dawn: The Blood of Stars, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Teen unravels secrets of sewing in sharp, unusual fantasy.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2019)
(2019)
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Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 4 Book Poster Image
Loony library game is all about fiction -- and empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2019)
(2019)
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Jaclyn Hyde Book Poster Image
Sci-fi fun as a perfectionist's potion makes her a monster.
By Annabeth Bondor-Stone, Connor White
(2019)
(2019)
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All the Greys on Greene Street Book Poster Image
Girl copes with mom's depression in colorful '80s mystery.
By Laura Tucker
(2019)
(2019)
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The Simple Art of Flying Book Poster Image
Odd, battered characters find one another in quirky tale.
By Cory Leonardo
(2019)
(2019)
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A Wolf Called Wander Book Poster Image
Exciting, vivid fictionalized autobiography of famed wolf.
By Rosanne Parry
(2019)
(2019)
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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematican Katherine Johnson Book Poster Image
Must-read true story of trailblazing NASA mathematician.
By Katherine Johnson
(2019)
(2019)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
(2019)
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The Sad Little Fact Book Poster Image
Wry, whimsical story of "facts" and their fake counterparts.
By Jonah Winter
(2019)
(2019)
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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years: Our Universe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Our planet tells its own history in fun, kid-friendly way.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
(2017)
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The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin Book Poster Image
Upbeat rhymes tell amazing tale of scientist with autism.
By Julia Finley Mosca
(2019)
(2017)
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Cinderella Liberator Book Poster Image
Fresh take on classic tale boosts being true, free self.
By Rebecca Solnit
(2019)
(2019)
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Endling #2: The First Book Poster Image
Friends battle extinction in heart-filled, thrilling sequel.
By Katherine Applegate
(2019)
(2019)
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How to Read a Book Book Poster Image
Dazzling look at the joy and discovery of reading.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
(2019)
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You Made Me a Dad Book Poster Image
Sweet story honors emotions and experiences of fatherhood.
By Laurenne Sala
(2019)
(2019)
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The Someone New Book Poster Image
Critters accept a snail looking for a new home in warm tale.
By Jill Twiss
(2019)
(2019)
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My Shoes and I: Crossing Three Borders / Mis Zapatos y Yo: Cruzando Tres Fronteras Book Poster Image
Immigrant boy's inspiring journey, told in two languages.
By René Colato Laínez
(2019)
(2019)
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Lambslide Book Poster Image
Girl teaches animals to vote in cute farm story.
By Ann Patchett
(2019)
(2019)
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The Boy Who Touched the Stars / El Niño Que Alcanzó las Estrellas Book Poster Image
Inspiring memoir of migrants' son who became astronaut.
By José M. Hernández
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