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Book Angel Suggestions 2020

Three dozen books that kids love - in no particular order! Please be sure to note in the comments box that these are for the Book Angels.

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Blueberries for Sal Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140501698
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Published: Puffin Books - September 30th, 1976

What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A Caldecott Honor Book!


Cozy Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593109793
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!

A group of clever animals find an unusual but warm and furry home during Alaska's long winter in Jan Brett's newest snowy adventure.


The Knight and the Dragon Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698116238
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Published: Puffin Books - February 2nd, 1998

What happens when a sheepish knight and a not-so-fierce dragon fight for the very first time? Well, it's no ordinary battle since the knight has to go to the castle library to learn about dragon-fighting and the dragon must dig through his ancestor's things to find out how to fight a knight!


A Whale of the Wild Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062995926
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 1st, 2020

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

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


Here in the Real World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062698957
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 4th, 2020

From the author of the highly acclaimed, New York Times bestselling novel Pax comes a gorgeous and moving middle grade novel that is an ode to introverts, dreamers, and misfits everywhere.


Narwhal's Otter Friend (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #4) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780735262492
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Published: Tundra Books - January 7th, 2020

A New York Times Bestselling series

“Hilarious and charming. The most lovable duo since Frog and Toad.” —NYT-bestselling creator of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey


Peanut Butter and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #3) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780735262461
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Published: Tundra Books - January 22nd, 2019

New York Times Bestselling series

“Hilarious and charming. The most lovable duo since Frog and Toad.” —NYT-bestselling creator of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey


Sofia Valdez and the Vanishing Vote (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419743504
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Published: Amulet Books - October 6th, 2020

Just in time for the 2020 election, the bestselling chapter book series continues with the newest Questioneer, Sofia Valdez
 
Miss Lila Greer announces it’s time for Grade Two to get a class pet, and she wants the kids to participate in choosing which one. After all, they will all have to share the responsibility of caring for it.


Mac Cracks the Code (Mac B., Kid Spy #4) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338594232
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Published: Orchard Books - December 26th, 2019

Mac B. and his arch-nemesis are facing off at the Video Game World Championships! But first, Mac B. needs to crack an unbreakable secret code... can he solve it in time to defeat his enemy? Find out in this kid spy adventure from New York Times bestselling author, Mac Barnett!


Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419736926
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Published: Amulet Books - May 12th, 2020

Iggy Peck is an architect at his very core: When he’s not making houses out of food, his head is up in the clouds, dreaming of design. So he’s totally blown away when Ada Twist’s Aunt Bernice inherits an old house from ice-cream mogul Herbert Sherbert that is filled with countless rooms from all his favorite architectural periods. But something’s not quite right . . .


The Sign of the Four Cover Image
By Arianna Bellucci (Illustrator), Arthur Conan Doyle (Based on a Book by), Stephanie Baudet (Adapted by)
$6.95
ISBN: 9781782265764
Availability: Backordered (email to check availability)
Published: Sweet Cherry Publishing - October 3rd, 2019

An illustrated adaptation of the classic Sherlock Holmes adventure - at an easy-to-read level for readers of all ages


A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #12: Space Shuttle Scam Cover Image
By Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780525578895
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose tackle an out-of-this-world mystery--in the twelfth A to Z Mysteries Super Edition!


One Time Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062570741
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Published: HarperCollins - September 8th, 2020

From Sharon Creech, Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author, comes a powerful coming-of-age story of a girl who discovers the endless possibilities her future may hold, with help from a brilliant teacher and a boy with a generous smile.


The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440420477
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Published: Yearling - March 13th, 2007

This series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Over one million copies sold, now with a bright new look!


Frog and Toad Storybook Favorites: Includes 4 Stories Plus Stickers! (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Arnold Lobel, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062883124
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Published: HarperCollins - February 19th, 2019

A great value! Four complete Frog and Toad stories PLUS a detachable sheet of stickers! 

Celebrate the power of friendship with all four of the beloved Frog and Toad I Can Read stories by Arnold Lobel in one volume—now with a sticker sheet!


The Wild Robot Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316382007
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown

Can a robot survive in the wilderness?


The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763680909
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America’s beloved storyteller.


The BFG Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142410387
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Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2007

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda

One of TIME MAGAZINE’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time


Dog Man: Grime and Punishment: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #9) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338535624
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Published: Graphix - September 1st, 2020

The mayor has had enough of Dog Man's shenanigans in the ninth book from worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey.


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How to Read a Book Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062307811
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading.

Find a tree—a

black tupelo or


Angelina and the Princess (Angelina Ballerina) Cover Image
By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534469617
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Published: Little Simon - August 25th, 2020

The classic bestselling picture book Angelina and the Princess is back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition perfect for Angelina fans new and old!

Angelina hopes to dance the starring role in an upcoming performance for the Royal Ballet, but instead is cast in a tiny part. She is so disappointed that she wants to quit ballet.


Tomie's Little Mother Goose Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola (Illustrator), Iona Opie
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399231544
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 19th, 1997

This board book of classic nursery rhymes introduces children to the magic of Mother Goose!


Richard Scarry's Busytown Seek and Find! Cover Image
By Richard Scarry, Richard Scarry (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593177457
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Published: Golden Books - July 14th, 2020

Keep little ones busy with Richard Scarry's Busytown Seek and Find! board book, featuring Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Goldbug, and more!


Hide-and-Sleep: A Flip-Flap Book (Lift The Flap Books, Interactive Board Books, Board Books for Toddlers) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781452170961
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 9th, 2019

Lizi Boyd brings her whimsical touch to a new series for the very youngest readers. In this first book, sturdy die-cut pages that children can flip back and forth reveal the fun details and actions of a menagerie of adorable animals that aren't quite ready for bed. Can you see where they are hiding?


Barnyard Dance! (Boynton on Board) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781563054426
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 1st, 1993

Everybody sing along—because it's time to do-si-do in the barnyard with a high-spirited animal crew! From Boynton on Board, the bestselling series of board books, here is BARNYARD DANCE, with Sandra Boynton's twirling pigs, fiddle-playing cows, and other unforgettable animals.


Llama Llama Red Pajama Cover Image
By Anna Dewdney, Anna Dewdney (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780451474575
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 5th, 2015

Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama in this rhyming read-aloud favorite!
 


A World of Kindness Cover Image
By Ann Featherstone (Editor), Suzanne del Rizzo (Illustrator), Brian Deines (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781772781090
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Published: Pajama Press - February 11th, 2020

There are many ways children can show kindness to others--human, animal, young, and old. With art from twelve celebrated children's book illustrators including Rebecca Bender, Suzanne Del Rizzo, and Wallace Edwards, this lavishly illustrated book will invite frequent re-reads to examine the joyful and inspiring illustrations.


Library Lion Cover Image
By Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763637842
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Published: Candlewick - June 25th, 2009

"A reminder that sometimes, there is a good reason to break the rules. . . .This winsome pairing of text and illustration is a natural for storytime." — School Library Journal (starred review)


The Seven Silly Eaters Cover Image
By Mary Ann Hoberman, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780152024406
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2000

Peter wants only milk, Lucy won’t settle for anything but homemade lemonade, and Jack is stuck on applesauce. Each new addition to the household brings a new demand for a special meal. What’s a mother to do? “[A] highly comic rhyming romp that surprisingly (and nicely) twists into a birthday story.” —School Library Journal


A is for Annabelle: A Doll's Alphabet Cover Image
By Tasha Tudor, Tasha Tudor (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689869969
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Published: Aladdin - June 1st, 2004

A IS FOR ANNABELLE, GRANDMOTHER'S DOLL,
B FOR HER BOX ON THE CHEST IN THE HALL.

Learn the alphabet from A to Z with the help of Annabelle the doll. Each gorgeously illustrated spread features one of her favorite things. With an antique box, a parasol, and yarn for mending, children can learn the alphabet in grand style.


Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine Cover Image
By Tory Woollcott, Alex Graudins (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626728011
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Published: First Second - October 16th, 2018

With Science Comics, you can explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.


The Everything Book of Dogs and Puppies (Everything About Pets) Cover Image
By DK
$12.99
ISBN: 9781465470102
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Published: DK Children - June 12th, 2018

Everything a child wants to know about dogs and puppies, from breeds, features, pet care, and grooming, to discovering how their dogs communicate with us and one another.


The Everything Book of Cats and Kittens (Everything About Pets) Cover Image
By DK
$12.99
ISBN: 9781465470096
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Published: DK Children - June 12th, 2018

Everything a child wants to know about cats and kittens, from breeds, features, pet care, and grooming, to discovering how their cats communicate with us and one another.


National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Birds (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781426324321
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Published: National Geographic Kids - July 12th, 2016

Coral Reefs: A Journey Through an Aquatic World Full of Wonder Cover Image
By Jason Chin, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250079480
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Published: Square Fish - May 24th, 2016

During an ordinary visit to the library, a girl pulls a not-so-ordinary book from the shelves. As she turns the pages in this book about coral reefs, the city around her slips away and she finds herself surrounded by the coral cities of the sea and the mysterious plants and animals that live, hunt, and hide there.


My Stinky Summer by S. Bug (A Nature Diary #3) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823440535
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Published: Holiday House - July 21st, 2020

Hilarious and scientifically accurate, this Nature Diary gives readers a bug's-eye-view of the life cycle of a stinkbug.

Told in diary form, My Stinky Summer by S. Bug introduces readers to the stinkbug's life cycle and survival habits.


In Search Of Dinosaurs: Find the Fossils: Identify the Dinosaurs Cover Image
By Dougal Dixon, Daniele Fabbri (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781786035493
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Published: words & pictures - May 21st, 2019