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Dr. Fauci: How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America's Doctor Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Alexandra Bye (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665902434
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 29th, 2021

The definitive picture book biography of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and one of the most crucial figures in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Before he was Dr.


American Anthem: A Song of Our Nation Cover Image
By Gene Scheer, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator), Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593465547
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Published: Philomel Books - June 29th, 2021

Based on the song that President Joe Biden quoted in his inaugural address, this picture book celebrates the beauty and diversity of this country and the legacies on which we build our future.


Backpack Explorer: Discovering Trees: What Will You Find? Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781635863468
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 8th, 2021

Backpack Explorer: Discovering Trees encourages junior naturalists to step outside and get curious about the trees they see, whether in their backyard, in their neighborhood, in a park, or on a trail.


The Magnificent Book of Horses Cover Image
By Weldon Owen, Tom Jackson, Diana Ferguson, Simon Mendez (Illustrator), Val Walerczuk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781681887692
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Published: Weldon Owen - June 8th, 2021

This beautifully illustrated series will have you captivated. Stunning illustrations, intriguing facts, and a large format make an engaging reference to revisit time and again.

From stocky Shetland ponies and gentle Welsh cobs to energetic Arabian horses and muscular destriers, dozens of horse breeds are depicted in beautiful full-color illustrations.


Sharice’s Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062979667
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

On Here Wee Read's 2021 Ultimate List of Diverse Children's Books! 

"Rich, vivid illustrations by Ojibwe Woodland artist Pawis-Steckley are delivered in a graphic style that honors Indigenous people. The bold artwork adds impact to the compelling text." (Kirkus starred review)


The Gravity Tree: The True Story of a Tree That Inspired the World Cover Image
By Anna Crowley Redding, Yas Imamura (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062967367
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Published: HarperCollins - May 25th, 2021

From Emmy Award-winning journalist Anna Crowley Redding comes a captivating nonfiction picture book that explores the fabled apple tree that inspired Isaac Newton’s theory of gravity. From a minor seed to a monumental icon, it inspired the world’s greatest minds, including Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.


The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love & Truth Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593121641
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Published: Yearling Books - June 1st, 2021

Thirty diverse, award-winning authors and illustrators invite you into their homes to witness the conversations they have with their children about race in America today in this powerful call-to-action that invites all families to be anti-racists and advocates for change.


River Stories Cover Image
By Timothy Knapman, Ashling Lindsay (Illustrator), Irene Montano (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781405292542
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Published: Farshore - June 8th, 2021

Who Is Neil deGrasse Tyson? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399544361
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 1st, 2021

Discover how Neil deGrasse Tyson became one of the world’s most successful and well-known scientists in this new addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series.


Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525648116
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 8th, 2021

A moving and powerful introduction to the life and art of renowned artist, Judith Scott, as told by her twin sister, Joyce Scott and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist, Melissa Sweet.


She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593116029
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Published: Philomel Books - June 1st, 2021

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds


Shirley Chisholm Dared: The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593123683
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - June 1st, 2021

Discover the inspiring story of the first black woman elected to Congress and to run for president in this picture book biography from a Newbery Honor-winning author and a Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe New Talent Award-winning illustrator.


Let's Find Momo Outdoors!: A Hide-and-Seek Adventure with Momo and Boo Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781683692621
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Published: Quirk Books - May 25th, 2021

Explore the great outdoors with Momo the adorable border collie and his new puppy companion Boo in this bright, friendly board book!
 


The Book of Horses: The Ultimate Guide to Horses Around the World Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781839350719
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Published: Mortimer Children's - June 1st, 2021

The Book of Horses celebrates the world of the magnificent horse. Perfect for kids who want to know more


Insects & Bugs Backyard Workbook: Hands-On Projects, Quizzes, and Activities for Kids Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781647551599
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Published: Adventure Publications - May 18th, 2021

Introduce children to insects and bugs through fun activities and hands-on science projects.

From ants and beetles to dragonflies and mosquitoes, bugs are amazing little creatures. They provide incredible opportunities for getting outside and discovering nature. There are so many kinds to see and appreciate--even in your backyard or at a nearby park.