• CHILDREN'S

    BRAND NEW BOY

    JUNE 14, 2022

CHILDREN'S

BRAND NEW BOY

by David Almond ; illustrated by Marta Altés

Inspiring guidelines for treating newcomers; likely to leave readers thinking deep thoughts of their own. Full review >

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    ONE SKY

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

ONE SKY

by Aaron Becker ; illustrated by Aaron Becker

Lyrically dazzling, artistically stunning. Full review >

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    ARAB ARAB ALL YEAR LONG!

    JUNE 14, 2022

CHILDREN'S

ARAB ARAB ALL YEAR LONG!

by Cathy Camper ; illustrated by Sawsan Chalabi

A fun, informative window into the experiences of Arabs in the diaspora. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    TASTING LIGHT

    OCT. 11, 2022

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    THE PATRON THIEF OF BREAD

    MAY 11, 2022

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    STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

    NOV. 8, 2022

CHILDREN'S

STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

by Robert Frost ; illustrated by P.J. Lynch

Lovely pictures newly elucidate this renowned, euphonious work. Full review >

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    JIGSAW

    JULY 5, 2022

CHILDREN'S

JIGSAW

by Bob Graham ; illustrated by Bob Graham

A celebration of small miracles and the hope that makes them happen. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MARSHMALLOW CLOUDS

    MARCH 15, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MARSHMALLOW CLOUDS

by Ted Kooser & Connie Wanek ; illustrated by Richard Jones

Imagination stretchers, likely to appeal most to introspective readers fond of finding unexpected pairings and connections. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    A DAY FOR SANDCASTLES

    MAY 10, 2022

CHILDREN'S

A DAY FOR SANDCASTLES

by JonArno Lawson ; illustrated by Qin Leng

A wondrous wordless picture book that will make readers want to grab a sand bucket and head to the beach. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE HANMOJI HANDBOOK

    AUG. 30, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE HANMOJI HANDBOOK

by Jason Li , An Xiao Mina & Jennifer 8. Lee

Clever, complex, yet concise and fun: This guide promises to engage language learners and curious readers. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    CRESS WATERCRESS

    MARCH 29, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    HOPE IS AN ARROW

    JULY 5, 2022

CHILDREN'S

HOPE IS AN ARROW

by Cory McCarthy ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes

A reverent invitation to an enduring classic for new audiences. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SANCTUARY

    MARCH 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

SANCTUARY

by Christine McDonnell ; illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov

A worthy social justice story about a compassionate woman who dedicated her life to helping others. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MERCI SUÁREZ PLAYS IT COOL

    SEPT. 13, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE CIRCLES IN THE SKY

    SEPT. 27, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE CIRCLES IN THE SKY

by Karl James Mountford ; illustrated by Karl James Mountford

Speaking to heart and eye in equal measures, a beautiful treatise on remembering life and helping those left behind. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE SILENT STARS GO BY

    SEPT. 20, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE SILENT STARS GO BY

by Sally Nicholls

A textured historical romance that is far more than the sum of its parts. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    PARADISE SANDS

    NOV. 8, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    CELIA PLANTED A GARDEN

    MAY 17, 2022

CHILDREN'S

CELIA PLANTED A GARDEN

by Phyllis Root & Gary D. Schmidt ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

A splendid introduction to a lesser-known nature poet and the landscapes that inspired her. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE REAL DADA MOTHER GOOSE

    OCT. 5, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE REAL DADA MOTHER GOOSE

by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Julia Rothman

Stand aside, fractured fairy tales; neoist nursery rhymes are the new name of the game. Creativity incarnate. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LAST MAPMAKER

    APRIL 12, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE LAST MAPMAKER

by Christina Soontornvat

An engrossing adventure with the feeling of a whole world to be explored. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    ALWAYS, CLEMENTINE

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

ALWAYS, CLEMENTINE

by Carlie Sorosiak

Serious themes lightened by comedic touches; the strong emotional attachments will linger with readers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BIG TRUCK LITTLE ISLAND

    MAY 3, 2022

CHILDREN'S

BIG TRUCK LITTLE ISLAND

by Chris Van Dusen ; illustrated by Chris Van Dusen

A perfect little slice of life with a unique take on kindness and compromise. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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