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Becoming a Good Creature Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358252108
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

School is not the only place to find a teacher.


What the Dog Knows Young Readers Edition: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World Cover Image
By Cat Warren, Patricia J. Wynne (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534428140
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019

“Fun and engaging.” —School Library Connection
“A fast, fascinating read that captures the strong bond between dog and owner.” —School Library Journal

In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Cat Warren and her canine companion, Solo, teach readers that the nose knows no bounds when it come


Why do Cats Meow?: Curious Questions About Your Favorite Pets Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780500652381
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 8th, 2020

Charming and educational, Why Do Cats Meow? will teach you everything you’ve always wanted to know about your furry feline companion.


Outside, Inside Cover Image
By LeUyen Pham, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250798350
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 5th, 2021

From Caldecott honoree LeUyen Pham, Outside, Inside is a moving picture book celebrating essential workers and the community coming together to face the challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Something strange happened on an unremarkable day just before the season changed.

Everybody who was outside . . .

. . . went inside.


Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World (Women in Science) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399580437
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 10th, 2019

Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today--from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science.


The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217018
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Published: Candlewick - December 1st, 2020

The instant New York Times bestseller!

Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.


The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Amazing Magic Tricks: Confound and Astound Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781911163572
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Published: Collins & Brown - January 7th, 2020

Amuse and amaze family and friends with 50 classic tricks


The Curious Book of Lists: 263 Fun, Fascinating, and Fact-Filled Lists (Curious Lists) Cover Image
By Tracey Turner, Caroline Selmes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780753475140
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Published: Kingfisher - October 22nd, 2019

Do you want to know about eight of the world’s deadliest snakes, forty-nine countries without a coastline, and five fearless female warriors?


China Through Time: A 2,500-Year Journey Along the World's Greatest Canal Cover Image
By DK
$17.99
ISBN: 9781465481740
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Published: DK Children - January 7th, 2020

Embark on an unforgettable time-travelling journey through Chinese history.

This beautifully illustrated children's history book spans 2,500 years and more than a thousand miles along China's Grand Canal. With stunning, panoramic illustrations and lively, engaging text, China Through Time brings key periods and turning points in the canal's history to life.


Atlas of Ocean Adventures: Plunge into the depths of the ocean and discover wonderful sea creatures, incredible habitats, and unmissable underwater events Cover Image
By Lucy Letherland (Illustrator), Emily Hawkins
$35.00
ISBN: 9780711245310
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - November 5th, 2019

B Is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet (American Ballet Theatre) Cover Image
By John Robert Allman, Rachael Dean (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593180945
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

An A to Z celebration of the world of ballet, from the renowned American Ballet Theatre.


The Mysteries of the Universe: Discover the best-kept secrets of space Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465499332
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Published: DK Children - September 1st, 2020

Journey from Earth to the outer reaches of the universe with this stunning book about space! You'll encounter bizarre planets, distant stars, and intricate galaxies.


Star Stories: Constellation Tales From Around the World Cover Image
By Anita Ganeri, Andy Wilx (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780762495054
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Published: Running Press Kids - July 2nd, 2019

Share the wonder of the stars with this delightful storybook collection featuring constellation myths from around the world.