From Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within Sulwe has skin the color of midnight She is darker than everyone in her family She is darker than anyone in her school Sulwe just w

Dog Diaries: Happy Howlidays!

In this follow up to the hilarious illustrated novel Dog Diaries, Junior has been in the dog house after giving in to his doggy urges when Mom Lady turned her back and left him alone with the freshly cooked Thanksgiving turkey Because of this, Junior is determined to make Christmas the best one eve

The Dragon Warrior

As a member of the Jade Society, twelve year old Faryn Liu dreams of honoring her family and the gods by becoming a warrior But the Society has shunned Faryn and her brother Alex ever since their father disappeared years ago, forcing them to train in secret Then, during an errand into San Francisc

The Year We Fell From Space

The deeply affecting next book from acclaimed author Amy Sarig King Liberty Johansen is going to change the way we look at the night sky Most people see the old constellations, the things they ve been told to see But Liberty sees new patterns, pictures, and possibilities She s an exception Some

Along the Tapajós

Cau and Ina are a brother and sister who live in a small community along the Tapaj s River in Brazil Here, the homes are on stilts and everyone travels around by boat even to school When the rainy season comes, they must leave their village and relocate to higher ground for a while But after mo

The Dark Lord Clementine

The new face of big evil is a little small Dastardly deeds aren t exactly the first things that come to mind when one hears the name Clementine, but as the sole heir of the infamous Dark Lord Elithor, twelve year old Clementine Morcerous has been groomed since birth to be the best worst

Hazel's Theory of Evolution

Just because you don t understand it doesn t make it illogical Hazel knows all about life on Earth She could tell you anything from what earthworms eat to how fast a turkey can run That s because when she s not hanging out with her best friend, Becca, or helping care for the goats on her family

Ember and the Ice Dragons

A fantasy about a girl who used to be a dragon, and her adventure to save her new home Ember St George is a dragon At least she was, before her adoptive father a powerful but accident prone Magician turned her into a human girl to save her life Unfortunately, Ember s growing tendency to burst in


For centuries the gods of the Undersea ruled the islands of the Myriad through awe and terror they were very real, and very dangerous Sacrifices were hurled into the waters to appease them, and every boat was painted with pleading eyes to entreat their mercy They were served, feared and adored T

I Can Make This Promise

In her debut middle grade novel inspired by her family s history Christine Day tells the story of a girl who uncovers her family s secrets and finds her own Native American identity All her life, Edie has known that her mom was adopted by a white couple So, no matter how curious she might be about

The Best at It

From actor Maulik Pancholy comes an incredibly charming, heartfelt middle grade debut about Rahul Kapoor, a gay Indian American boy coming into his own in a small town in the Midwest Rahul Kapoor is heading into seventh grade in a small town in Indiana The start of middle school is making him feel

A Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals

From New York Times bestselling author Millie Marotta comes this gorgeous celebration of the animal kingdom Highlights the plight of 43 endangered species from around the world Take a trip through freshwaters, oceans, forests, mountains, tundras, deserts, grasslands, and wetlands while learning ab

Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #14)

In Wrecking Ball, Book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from 1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney an unexpected inheritance gives the Heffley family a chance to make major improvements to their home But they soon find that construction isn t all it s cracked up to be When things ge

Legacy (Keeper of the Lost Cities #8)

Illusions shatter and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series.Sophie Foster wants answers But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery Even t