The Crossover by Kwame Alexander and Dawud Anyabwile
Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Martin Ganda and Caitlin Alifirenka
In this compelling dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends — and better people — through their long-distance exchange. Their story will inspire you to look beyond your own life and wonder about the world at large and your place in it.
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed.
Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed Dumplin’ by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American-beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked … until Will takes a job at Harpy’s, the local fast-food joint. There she meets Private School Bo, a hot former jock. Will isn’t surprised to find herself attracted to Bo. But she is surprised when he seems to like her back.
When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds
Ali lives in Bed-Stuy, a Brooklyn neighborhood known for guns and drugs, but he and his sister, Jazz, and their neighbors, Needles and Noodles, stay out of trouble until they go to the wrong party, where one gets badly hurt and another leaves with a target on his back.
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn’s alternating viewpoints.
Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
Clinically-depressed Darius Kellner, a high school sophomore, travels to Iran to meet his grandparents, but it is their next-door neighbor, Sohrab, who changes his life.
Official Fortnite Battle Royale Survival Guide by Epic Games
This official handbook includes all the top tips and tricks players will need to dominate Battle Royale. From basic game play to more advanced maneuvers, it lists all the essential tips and tricks needed to become the last player standing
Lego Gadgets by Klutz
Make, experiment, and play! This activity kit will have you building 11 machines including a gravity powered car and a wacky boxing robot. The fun doesn’t stop once you’ve completed all of the projects in the book – open-ended prompts will inspire you to continue experimenting with your own designs and modifications!
Frozen Story Collection Step Into Reading by Random House Disney
Girls and boys ages 3 to 7 can read about Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and all the characters from Disney Frozen in this Step into Reading leveled reader collection featuring five stories in one softcover book!
I Spy Year Round Challenger: A Book of Picture Riddles by Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick
This collection of challenging riddles about seasons and holidays is illustrated with photos from previously published “I Spy” books that readers can scan to look for hidden objects.
Pokémon Visual Companion Third Edition by DK
Learn all about your favorite Pokémon in this fact-packed guide to the animated series.
Learn to Draw Pets by Ed.
Are you ready to draw all kinds of pets? — dogs, cats, fish, birds horses — then this book is for you!
Learn to Draw Cartoons: The World’s Easiest Cartooning Book Ever! by Christopher Hart
Thanks to Christopher Hart’s simplified process, anyone can create dynamic cartoon characters right away. He has developed the easiest-ever approach to drawing the basics like heads, bodies, and those super-important cartoon expressions. Hart helps beginners apply these fundamentals to a variety of fun types and settings including animals, under-the-sea locales, stock characters, and popular backgrounds.
Blank Comic Book by Ed.
Create your own comic book! The book jacket comes off to a blank cover so you can design that too!
Pokémon Super Deluxe Essential Handbook: The Need-To-Know Stats and Facts on Over 800 Characters by Scholastic and Scholastic
The new edition of the bestselling Deluxe Essential Handbook is here – and it includes all-new Pokémon! With 496 color pages and info on over 800 Pokémon, this is a must-have for kids of all ages.
I Love Caticorns and Other Magical Mashups Coloring Book by Sarah Wade
Grab your crayons and get ready to enter the world of magical animal mashups! This coloring book takes imaginary creatures to a new dimension, going beyond just unicorns and mermaids to invent something new and unique–like the incredible disco llamacorn. Along with charming pictures to color, you’ll find fun and inspirational quotes, including “In a world full of unicorns, be a caticorn” and “Create your own rainbow.”
How to Draw Pokemon by Tracey West
Grab your pencil. Pick up some paper. And get ready to draw the coolest, most action-packed Pokemon art ever. Catch step-by-step secret tips on drawing your favorite Pokemon and more! You’ll be a Pokmon drawing-Master in no time!
Color, Doodle, Draw! by Editors of Silver Dolphin Books
Let your imagination run wild! This activity book is chock-full of drawings, scenes, patterns, sketches, and doodles just waiting to be colored! Whether it’s dinosaurs, pirates, or butterflies, children will find hours of creative fun in this activity book.
Origami: Learn to Create Stunning Paper Models by Belinda Webster
With simple, step-by-step instructions, a range of fun projects to complete, and more than 400 sheets of beautiful, high-quality Origami paper included, this is the ultimate paper-folding companion for readers ages 8 and above.
The Rescue Mission (Pokémon Leveled Reader) by Maria S. Barbo
Although she is too young to be a trainer, Clermont’s little sister, Bonnie, is thrilled when she finds a tiny green Pokemon and she names it Squishy. But is Bonnie up to the task of caring for Squishy?
Classic Origami for Beginners Kit: 45 Easy-To-Fold Paper Models by Michael G. Lafosse
Make striking, classic origami designs with this easy origami kit.
Welcome to Alola! (Pokémon Alola: Level 2 Reader) by Maria S. Barbo
Join Ash and Pikachu on their first adventure in Alola, the brand-new Pokemon region.
The World Record Paper Airplane Book by Ken Blackburn and Jeff Lammers
The bestselling paper airplane book, completely updated and improved, features four new designs for a total of 20 designs and 112 models.
Everything You Need to Master Minecraft Earth: The Essential Guide to the Ultimate AR Game by Ed Jefferson
Now you can get ahead of the game with this essential guide to the Augmented Reality spin-off. You don’t have to travel far to take your on-screen builds into the real world–learn how to craft amazing structures in your own living room, backyard, and beyond.
The Book of Cards for Kids [With 52 Count Deck of Cards] by Gail MacColl
Every child knows at least a handful of card game classics and every grown-up remembers the fun of playing them. Now comes a book that focuses exclusively on card games for kids, featuring rules, objectives, score-keeping instructions, and strategies for 35 great card games. Includes an oversized deck of cards.
Magic Tricks with Coins, Cards, and Everyday Objects by Jake Banfield
Do you know your riffle shuffle from your French drop? Can you make a bottle disappear or read someone’s mind? Learn the greatest magic tricks around and astound your friends and family, all without buying fancy props or equipment.
Ada Twist’s Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
From the bestselling team behind Ada Twist, Scientist comes a STEM project book based on the beloved character. Ada takes readers through the scientific method and introduces them to some of her favorite sciences, including chemistry, botany, astronomy, and environmental science.
Minecraft: The Island: An Official Minecraft Novel by Max Brooks
An official tie-in to the globally popular video game traces the story of a new hero stranded in the world of Minecraft who must survive a harsh environment while unraveling the secrets of a mysterious island.
Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
With a focus on real-world problems, this book shows kids how architects help shape and support strong communities. With tons of space to sketch out plans, kids will soon be building a dream along with Iggy Peck.
Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
Do you like to make things? Dream up gadgets to improve your life and the lives of others? Then you are ready to join Rosie Revere and become a great engineer! Engineering is persevering, and this book is the perfect place for trying out, crossing out, and trying again.
Minecraft Maps: An Explorer’s Guide to Minecraft by The Official Minecraft Team and Mojang Ab
Are you ready for an adventure? Minecraft: Maps is a visual guide to the Minecraft landscape, created by an explorer on a quest to find the most valuable loot while avoiding danger. Explore each of the fifteen major biomes through highly detailed, illustrated maps, then read the explorer’s notes about the unique features and discover an inspirational themed build idea for each.
Escape This Book! Titanic by Bill Doyle and Sarah Sax
Middle graders can doodle, decide, and demolish their way out of history’s greatest events in this new series that’s Choose Your Own Adventure meets I Survived meets doodle book. In this entry, kids have three chances to survive the fateful voyage of the RMS “Titanic.”
Into the Game! (Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles #1) by Nick Eliopulos
Five young Minecraft players in the real world find themselves transported inside the game they love. But now it’s not a game–and they will have to use everything they know to explore, build, and survive!
Minecraft: Guide to Survival by Mojang Ab and The Official Minecraft Team
The mysterious world of Minecraft is just waiting to be explored. But danger lurks around every corner and survival can prove difficult for even the bravest adventurer.
Escape This Book! Tombs of Egypt by Bill Doyle and Sarah Sax
Reader, beware! Once you open this book, there is NO turning back. You will have three chances to escape this ancient Egyptian tomb. In the Escape This Book! series, YOU are the star of history! Doodle your way through adventures as you decide the best path for survival.
I Spy: A Book of Picture Riddles by Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick
An extraordinary, dazzling book of picture riddles for the whole family to enjoy. Stunning photography combined with the challenge and fun of finding hidden objects for each rhyming riddle is guaranteed to delight kids for hours.
Odd One Out by Buster Books
This extreme search-and-find puzzle book is packed with odd-ones-out to spot, pairs to match, color-matching puzzles, and much more, all with colorful, cute emojis. What’s more, readers can time themselves on each challenge and learn funny facts as they go.
Tiana’s Winter Treats by Ruth Homberg and Disney Storybook Art Team
When the heat goes out in Tiana’s Palace, Princess Tiana from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog warms everyone up with sweet treats! This Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader with stickers is perfect for kids ages 4 to 6 who love every Disney Princess.
School Puzzles by Ed.
With illustrations of classroom activities, recess games, and field-trip adventures, each school-themed puzzle is carefully designed to engage and entertain children while honing their concentration skills and attention to detail.
Fantastic Optical Illusions by DK
Fantastic Optical Illusions is filled with visual illusions, color tricks, perplexing puzzles, quizzes, and more. In this mind-bending book, each puzzle is framed as a question that prompts young readers to look for or do something specific and includes an explanation of how the illusion works.
What Is a Princess? by Jennifer Liberts and Atelier Philippe Harchy
This book features Snow White, Belle, Jasmine, Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella, plus more than 30 shiny stickers of all the princesses and is perfect for children ages 4 to 6.
Incredible Puzzles: 150+ Timed Puzzles to Test Your Skill by Elizabeth Golding, Giulia Lombardo, et al.
Find dot-to-dot, mazes, picture puzzles, and spot the difference puzzles. Watch the intensity build as puzzles start easy but get harder along the way. Puzzles will challenge kids (answers are in the back) and get them racing to solve each one. Color them in, too!
Mulan Deluxe Step Into Reading by Mary Tillworth and Random House Disney
Join Mulan and her friends Mushu, Cri-Kee, and more as they set out to save Mulan’s father and the Chinese empire from an enemy invasion. With over 30 sparkly stickers, this book is perfect for girls and boys ages 4 to 6.
Jumbo Pad of Brain Teasers by Ed.
Brain teasers are challenging, fun, and educational! With puzzles and activities specially designed to entertain kids while also giving their brains a workout, this pad is great for a gift, sharing with friends on play dates or rainy days, or as an ideal activity for family game night. Each puzzle page easily tears out and includes answers on the back.
Princess Story Collection by Random House Disney
A collection of five stories about princesses from Disney movies, including “Cinderella,” “Snow White,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and “Aladdin.”
Jumbo Pad of Word Puzzles by Ed.
This huge pad contains puzzles that vary in complexity, so kids can challenge themselves and discover new strengths and interests. Each puzzle page easily tears out–with answers on the back of every page–making this pad perfect for entertaining at home or on the go, sharing with friends on play dates or rainy days, or making a perfect activity for family game night.
Brain Games: Big Book of Boredom Busters by Gareth Moore and Stephanie Warren Drimmer
Packed with science, puzzles, and tons of fun, this activity book based on the hit NatGeo TV show challenges kids to exercise their mental muscle with wacky logic puzzles, optical illusions, and brain-busting riddles.
The Disney Princess Cookbook by Disney Book Group and Disney Storybook Art Team
From Rapunzel’s Frying Pan Eggs to Ariel’s Sea Turtle Cupcakes, this beautiful cookbook is filled with 50 delicious recipes inspired by the Princesses’ many adventures. With simple step-by-step instructions, mouthwatering photos of each dish, and helpful tips, this cookbook makes it easy to whip up some kitchen magic.
Games Magazine Junior Kids’ Big Book of Games by Karen C Anderson
From the editors of Games Junior magazine, here are 140 of the best mazes, riddles, teasers, and toughies. It’s a challenge after homework, entertainment at the beach, excitement for a car trip. And more fun that television! Let the games begin.
A Home for a Princess: A Peek Inside 9 Disney Princess Castles by Random House Disney
Join Ariel, Aurora, Jasmine, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, Merida from Brave, and Mulan for a never-before-seen look at their incredible castles.
Picture Maze Puzzles for Bright Kids by Conceptis Puzzles
These 74 puzzles have a cool twist! First, kids get to complete a maze. Then, when they’ve successfully mastered that challenge, they can enjoy coloring in the path and watching a picture emerge as they draw.
Sudoku Puzzles for Clever Kids by Michael Rios
Kids will have plenty of number fun with these 77 puzzles–55 of which are in a smaller 6×6 size to develop their skills, while the other 22 have regular 9×9 grids.
Hangman Puzzles for Clever Kids by Jack Ketch
Wherever they go, or need something cool to do, young solvers can pull out this book and play the popular game of hangman. Each puzzle has the 26 letters of the alphabet: choose one you think is in the phrase, scratch it off, and see if it’s used.
Word Search Puzzles for Clever Kids by Mark Danna
Children love to do word searches–and these puzzles help develop their language and reading skills too! Perfect for trips, rainy days, or downtime, these puzzles will keep kids entertained for hours.
Disney Princess Ultimate Sticker Collection by DK
This sticker collection contains more than 1,000 beautiful stickers of all your favorite Disney Princesses and much-loved Disney characters from the magical movies. Meet your favorite princesses from Snow White and Cinderella to Mulan and the latest Disney Princess: Moana.
Crossword Puzzles for Clever Kids by Trip Payne
You’re never too young to start having fun with puzzles! This book contains 40 age-appropriate crosswords to introduce kids to the challenges and pleasures of solving.
The Everything Kids’ Math Puzzles Book: Brain Teasers, Games, and Activites for Hours of Fun by Sean Clemens, Meg Clemens, et al.
Crammed with games, puzzles, and trivia, this collection of math puzzles puts the fun back into playing with numbers. Games include decoding hidden messages using Roman numerals and connecting the dots using simple addition and subtraction.
Disney Princess the Essential Guide, New Edition by Victoria Saxon
Enter the magical worlds of Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana, Rapunzel, Merida and Moana and find out everything you ever wanted to know about the lives, loyal friends and fiercest enemies of your favorite Disney Princesses.
Sudoku: Easy to Medium by Xaq Pitkow
Filled with 200 grids of varying difficulty, these pocket-sized hardcover notepads are perfect for strategizing on the bus or train. Now that’s what we call a smart calculation!
Disney Princess 5-Minute Princess Stories by Disney Books and Disney Storybook Art Team
This treasury stars all 12 Disney princesses, from Snow White to Moana, and features a durable, padded cover and beautiful full-page illustrations.
The Everything Kids’ Word Search Puzzle and Activity Book: Solve Clever Clues and Hunt for Hidden Words in 100 Mind-Bending Puzzles by Beth L. Blair and Jennifer A Ericsson
Become a word sleuth! Kids will find tons of hidden words (and clues that lead to other puzzles)!
Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Amazing Battles!: It’s Time to Beat the Bad Guys! by DK
Join Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman. Battle dangerous villains. Learn about the heroes’ incredible powers, and find out what happens when they work together to save the day!
World Explorer Maze Book by Eilidh Muldoon
Find your way to the top of the Eiffel Tower, then dive down through a coral reef to admire the fish – watching out for sharks! Learn fun facts as you solve mazes set all around the world… and even into space. Each maze page features other puzzle elements such as odd-one-out illustrations or search-and-find puzzles. This is the perfect book for puzzle-loving kids aged 7 and up.
Challenging Mazes: 80 Timed Mazes to Test Your Skill! by Marc Parchow and Lisa Mallet
Beat this! The challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to get to the end of each maze in record time! Every maze starts easy and gets harder, with time challenges to see if kids can beat the best of the rest.
Spilling Ink: A Young Writer’s Handbook by Anne Mazer, Ellen Potter, et al.
Wonder Woman 1984: Destined for Greatness by Alexandra West and Walter Carzon
Experience the excitement of Wonder Woman 1984 all over again in this early reader that retells the opening scene from the film! Young Diana competes for the first time in the Amazon Games, but will she win the race or will her victory be cut short?
My Smile Diary: An Illustrated Journal with Prompts by Raina Telgemeier
Raina Telgemeier’s voice is so relatable for her audience of middle grade readers that they feel she is tapping into the joys, challenges and anxieties of their daily lives. This lightly prompted and illustrated journal is a place for kids to safely record their innermost hopes and dreams, their secret fears and anxieties–all designed with Raina’s art and dotted with her prompts so they will feel as though they are recording their thoughts for her.
Time Capsule: A Seriously Awesome Journal by Katie Clemons
Invites children to explore their creativity and discover how mighty a pen can be by recording awesome adventures, achievements and milestones!
Super Friends: Flying High by Nick Eliopulos and DC Comics
Something strange has happened to the birds of Gotham City. The Penguin has enlisted his fine feathered friends to distract the DC Super Friends while he swoops in and plucks Gotham’s biggest bank clean.
Start with a Dot: A Journal for Making Your Mark by Peter H. Reynolds
Inspired by his internationally beloved picture book The Dot, Peter H. Reynolds begins this guided journal by giving you permission to draw just one dot and sign your name. Then you’ll move on to other mark-making activities, conquering perfectionism, loosening up, and letting your creativity flow. Whether you’re a timid beginner or a seasoned artist who needs a creative jolt to keep fresh and recharge, this journal is for you.
Start with a Word: A Journal for Finding Your Voice by Peter H. Reynolds
From New York Times best-selling author Peter H. Reynolds, this journal takes you on a creative journey to find the words that best express what is in your head, heart, and dreams. Whether you’re a budding wordsmith or a writerly type, these pages prompt you to gather words, put them together in unexpected ways, and to witness how new ideas, poems, characters, and stories are born.
We Are the Justice League! by DC Comics and Random House
Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman leap into action in this deluxe bind-up of five easy-to-read Step into Reading leveled readers that tell Justice League fans everything they need to know about their super heroes’ powers and abilities. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 who are ready to go on reading adventures with minimal help will love the stories and dynamic pages of full-color art!
The Gross Book of Jokes by Little Bee Books
A gruesome book of over 400 jokes that will gross out all your friends! What is a cow’s snot called? Moo-cus. Why wouldn’t the pirate’s phone work? He left it off the hook. This hilarious, gruesome book of jokes is packed with hours of putrid puns and gross jokes for older children!
Team Batman: Sometimes Even Batman Needs Friends by DK and Beth Davies
Batman and his fearless friends intend to keep Gotham City safe from a host of colorful crooks.
Joke Puzzles Big Fun Activity Pad by Ed.
With laugh-out-loud puzzles and activities specially designed to make kids giggle–plus stickers!–this pad is great for a gift, for sharing with friends on play dates or rainy days, or as an ideal activity for family game night. Each puzzle page easily tears out and includes answers on the back.
The Biggest, Funniest, Wackiest, Grossest Joke Book Ever! by Editors of Portable Press
Every kid’s joke-abulary will skyrocket with The Biggest, Funniest, Wackiest, Grossest Joke Book Ever!
Who’s There? Silly Animal Knock-Knock Jokes by Ed.
The hilarity of knock-knock jokes meets the fun of door decorations. Kids will love tearing out and hanging up animal-themed jokes on their doors, inviting the classic opener: “Who’s there?”
Klutz Jr My Simple Sewing by Ed.
Its sew simple to make your own food friends! Little makers will start by practicing on 2 cardstock practice projects with a specially designed plastic needle safe for small hands. Then, using the pre-cut and pre-punched felt, kids will create 3 cute projects — a pizza pouch, a cookie keychain, and a cupcake plushy. Its the sweetest way to build fine motor skills and learn how to sew!
Jokes, Riddles and Tongue Twisters by Chuck Whelon
What do you get when you cross hundreds of hilarious jokes with bucketloads of brain-stretching riddles and terribly tricky tongue-twisters? Full of silly puns, gigglesome gags and wacky wordplay, this book guarantees hours of fun.
Batman 5-Minute Stories by DC Comics and Random House
Tales featuring Batman and the other DC super heroes in action. Each story can be read in five minutes or less, so it’s perfect for bedtime-or anytime!
Lego DC Comics Super Heroes Ultimate Quiz Book by DK and Melanie Scott
This fun trivia quiz book is packed full of questions about favorite LEGO DC Super Heroes characters, including Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Harley Quinn and the Joker.
Can You See What I See? Big Book of Search-And-Find Fun by Walter Wick
Kids will have fun using their eagle eyes to spy all the hidden clues. Can You See What I See? Big Book of Search-and-Find Fun is packed with tons of interesting and fun things to find.
DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide, New Edition by DK and Melanie Scott
The DC Comics Universe changed forever following its epic Rebirth event, and so did the characters. This comprehensive guide covers the latest key storylines for each character and includes stunning new images from the comics. It is also packed full of vital statistics and explains each character’s super powers.
Highlights Hidden Pictures: Adventure Puzzles by Ed.
This book is filled with full-color and black-and-white Hidden Pictures scenes about all kinds of outdoor activities and adventures, along with 8 pages of vibrant stickers to mark the hidden objects. For Hidden Pictures fans of all ages, here is an unbeatable combination that makes a terrific gift!
DC Brave and Bold!: Female DC Super Heroes Take on the Universe by Sam Maggs
How does Supergirl fly? Who granted Wonder Woman her superpowers? Be inspired to be daring, determined, and kind by the female superheroes of the DC Universe.
My First Odd One Out: Over 50 Fantastic Puzzles by Joe Potter
Which cow, chick, daisy, or balloon is the odd one out? This book offers hours of age-appropriate fun to kids that are just starting to enjoy thinking through problems and finding answers all by themselves. Help young readers practice visual thinking by solving simple puzzles.
Elephant & Piggie: We Are in an ART-ivity Book! by Mo Willems
This fun-filled, hands-on book starring Elephant, Piggie, and their new friend Aardvark introduces kids to such artistic styles as still life, color-by-number, scrap-paper collage and more.
Unicorns Coloring Book by Ed.
Share the fun and magic of unicorns in this coloring book! 72 perforated, reproducible pages. Bold lines printed on only one side of each page.
DC Comics Absolutely Everything You Need to Know by Liz Marsham and Melanie Scott
Covering 80 years of DC Comics, this spectacular volume contains fast facts, incredible info, and tantalizing trivia about the heroes and villains of the whole DC Comics Universe, along with fantastic weapons, futuristic technology, strange planets, exotic places, and alternate worlds.
My First Big Book of Outer Space by Little Bee Books
My First Big Book of Outer Space is packed with page after page of out-of-this-world fun! The appealing artwork, with its heavy, chunky black lines, are eye-catching and kid-friendly. This book is sure to engage little ones for hours!
My First Big Book of Coloring 2 by Little Bee Books
My First Big Book of Coloring 2 is packed with almost 200 pages of fun! The appealing artwork-with its heavy, chunky black lines-are eye-catching and kid-friendly. This book is sure to engage little ones for hours!
First Sticker Art: Creepy Crawlies by B E S
Young children can create lively pictures by positioning colorful, shaped stickers onto simplified silhouettes. Children will love seeing their sticker art works come to life.
Marvel Studios Ultimate Sticker Collection by DK
Meet Earth’s Mightiest Heroes–Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, and Spider-man–and their powerful enemies, including the Mad Titan Thanos and the mischievous Loki. Learn about the Super Heroes’ incredible powers, their awesome vehicles, and their advanced technology and much more — with over 1000 stickers!
First Sticker Art: In the Ocean by Ksenya Savva
First Sticker Art offers kids 20 sticker creatures to create, scores of colorful, shaped stickers and simple projects for tiny hands. Kids can create everything from a dolphin to a pufferfish.
Ed Emberley’s Great Thumbprint Drawing Book by Ed Emberley
Instructions for creating a variety of shapes and figures using thumbprints and a few simple lines.
Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals by Ed Emberley
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, including lions, frogs, mice, birds, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full entertainment.
My First Learn-To-Draw: Farm Animals by Anna Madin and Charlotte Pepper
My 1st Learn-to-Draw books encourage 3-6 year-olds to learn how to draw. Featuring clearly-illustrated steps and space for the child to create their own drawings, this wipe-clean learning activity workbook helps budding young artists to perfect their skills. Made a mistake? No problem! Wipe it away, and use your wipe clean marker that is included to start over again.
This Is Miles Morales: World of Reading by Marvel Press Book Group and Marvel Press Artist
Discover how Miles Morales, a regular kid from Brooklyn, becomes the new Spider-Man in this leveled reader that comes with a sheet of action-packed stickers.
My First Learn-To-Draw: Baby Animals by Anna Madin and Charlotte Pepper
My First Learn-To-Draw: Things That Go by Anna Madin and Charlotte Pepper
My 1st Learn-to-Draw books encourage 3-6 year-olds to learn how to draw. Featuring clearly-illustrated steps and space for the child to create their own drawings, this wipe-clean learning activity workbook helps budding young artists to perfect their skills. Made a mistake? No problem! Wipe it away, and use your wipe clean marker that is included to start over again.
Jumbo Pad of My First Puzzles by Ed.
Jam-packed with 120+ full-color puzzles and 4 pages of stickers, this jumbo pad includes My First Hidden Pictures puzzles, That’s Silly!, matching, mazes, and more — perfect for the youngest puzzlers.
My First Picture Puzzles: Over 50 Fantastic Puzzles by Moira Butterfield and Natasha Rimmington
Help your little readers practice their visual thinking, pen control, and hand-eye coordination with these simple mazes and dot-to-dot puzzles.
Marvel Amazing Powers by DK and Catherine Saunders
Whose suit is reinforced with the metal Vibranium? Who loves climbing up walls? Who has unlimited strength? Discover these answers and all the amazing powers of your favorite Marvel Super Heroes.
Animal Mazes by Ed.
Specifically created for kids ages 3-6, this activity book is filled with mazes — and every twist and turn offers a unique first-puzzling experience! Beginning puzzlers will have fun and feel successful as they travel through each age-appropriate maze.
First Word Search: Fun First Words by Steve Harpster
Now, the youngest, beginning readers can play a little “hide-and-seek” on the page with word searches designed just for them.
My First Dot-To-Dot: Over 50 Fantastic Puzzles by Elizabeth Golding, Maria Neradova, et al.
Young kids will enjoy tracing over dots, connecting them, and revealing a colorful picture with these fantastic throw-downs that have them answering questions, writing words, counting items, and solving problems.
Marvel Meet the Super Heroes! by Marvel Press Book Group and Marvel Press Artist
Beginning readers are introduced to such Marvel heroes as the Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and others in this boxed set containing 12 Pre-Level 1 readers. Full color.
Marvel Black Panther Rules!: Discover What It Takes to Be a Super Hero by Billy Wrecks
This guide has all the answers to your questions, including: Where is Wakanda? Who else has worn the Black Panther suit? Why is Vibranium so important? Packed with Super Hero secrets and jokes, this book is sure to make you a Wakandan whiz in no time.
Cooking & Baking Class Box Set by Deanna F. Cook
This special slipcase edition contains two bestselling kids’ kitchen guides: “Cooking Class” and the IACP Award-winning “Baking Class, ” along with a bonus cutting board.
Cooking Class Global Feast!: 44 Recipes That Celebrate the World’s Cultures by Deanna F. Cook
Food is a fun way to celebrate diversity, and in her new kids’ cookbook, best-selling author Deanna F. Cook leads young chefs on a tasty tour of global cultures and cuisines. Kids gain practical kitchen skills through preparing breakfasts, drinks, snacks, dinners, and desserts from around the world
The Munchy Munchy Cookbook for Kids: Essential Skills and Recipes Every Young Chef Should Know by Pierre Lamielle
A cookbook for kids, featuring children’s favorites with simple instructions and illustrations for every step, including such dishes as breakfast nachos, pumpkin pie soup, pizza, and chili.
Avengers: Endgame – The Official Movie Special Book by Titan
A deluxe collector’s edition detailing Avengers: Endgame, the follow-up film to the epic cinematic phenomenon Avengers: Infinity War. Go behind the scenes on this blockbuster Marvel film.
The Llamacorn Cookbook by Barbara Beery
The one-horned animals of Llamacorn Land are excited to share their favorite snacks and treats with you! Now kids can make Llamacorn Cookies at home, along with Gorillacorn Banana Bread Bites, Girafficorn Head-In-A-Cloud Cakes, Walruscorn Sand Dollars, Snakicorn Loop-De-Loop Pretzels and more! Snacktime has never been more fun!
My First Cookbook: Fun Recipes to Cook Together . . . with as Much Mixing, Rolling, Scrunching, and Squishing as Possible! by Ed.
My First Cookbook will inspire the youngest chefs to enter the kitchen, empower them to cook, and engage their creativity–plus they’ll have fun doing it. From simple after-school snacks, family meals, and holiday celebration recipes, each beginner recipe is developed by America’s Test Kitchen Kids before being kid-tested and kid-approved.
Marvel Powers of a Girl by Lorraine Cink and Alice X Zhang
Character guide to the women of the Marvel Universe, explaining their early lives and how they became superheroes.
Marvel Ultimate Quiz Book: Are You a Marvel Expert? by Melanie Scott
Are you a Marvel comics superfan? Find out and add to your knowledge of Marvel heroes, Super Hero teams and villains with fact-packed spreads and brain-tingling questions! Test your family and entertain your friends with hours of tricky trivia. Learn everything there is to know about the Marvel universe, including characters, vehicles, super-powers, and secret identities.
Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need to Know by DK
Marvel fans of all ages will find plenty of incredible info and uncanny trivia to astonish, intrigue, and entertain!
Avengers Storybook Collection by Marvel Press Book Group and Marvel Press Artist
This second edition of the Avengers Storybook Collection features 304 pages of beautifully illustrated stories and will re-introduce young readers to Marvel’s most popular Super Heroes as well as new ones!
Lego Friends: Friends Forever: Find Out about the Best of Friends! DK Readers Level 3 by Helen Murray
Meet Olivia and her best friends Mia, Emma, Andrea, and Stephanie. Explore their beautiful home, Heartlake City, and enjoy many adventures along the way!
Lego Minifigure Mayhem: Discover Lego Facts, Jokes, Challenges, and More! DK Readers Level 3 by DK
Full of facts, jokes and activities, this book is perfect for young LEGO fans who are beginning to develop a love of reading. Find out about some of the coolest and silliest LEGO minifigure characters with simple, entertaining text and fun fact files. Discover the Chef’s tastiest creations, laugh at the Clown’s funniest jokes, and be inspired by creative LEGO play ideas and challenges.
Masters of Spinjitzu (Lego Ninjago: Reader) by Tracey West
Cole, Jay, Kai, and Zane have come together for a mission–to defeat Lord Garmadon! But first, they must recover the Golden Weapons that were hidden so long ago. With Sensei Wu’s help, they find the weapons. But can they get past the fiery guardian?
Lego City: Ready for Takeoff! by Scholastic and Sonia Sander
Clear the runway and get ready for take-off with this new reader about the Lego City airport. Kids will explore the air traffic control tower, watch the workers load the baggage trucks, join the passengers boarding the plane, and take-off with the pilot in the cockpit.
Lego City: 3, 2, 1 Liftoff! by Scholastic and Sonia Sander
LEGO City goes into Space! This new reader ties in with one of Lego’s major toy themes and is sure to be a hit with LEGO fans.
Lego Epic History: Includes Four Exclusive Lego Mini Models by Rona Skene
LEGO models and minifigures bring to life scenes from the most epic historical periods and inspire children to get creative and build their own! Covers fun, accessible aspects of history through time and place, from the Ancient Egyptians to the Space Race and from Aztec temples to Chinese inventions.
The Lego Games Book: 50 Fun Brainteasers, Games, Challenges, and Puzzles! by Tori Kosara
Who can stack the tallest tower in 60 seconds? Can anyone solve the puzzle cube? With more than 50 fun challenges, puzzles, brainteasers, and games, get out your LEGO bricks – and the bricks that come with this book – and put your friends and family to the test.
The Lego Book of Bedtime Builds: With Bricks to Build 8 Mini Models by Tori Kosara
To get started, choose and build one of the LEGO models from The LEGO Book of Bedtime Builds. Then read the story together. When it’s time to sleep, the mini model and story will inspire exciting dreams. The next night, take apart the mini model and choose another adventure to build and read together.
Lego Amazing Vehicles by Rona Skene
Learn about amazing vehicles with fantastic LEGO builds. Plus bricks to build four exclusive LEGO mini models.
365 Things to Do with Lego Bricks: Lego Fun Every Day of the Year by Simon Hugo
Featuring imaginative play and building ideas–from LEGO games that take just a few minutes and require a handful of bricks, to inspirational build ideas and activities to keep you occupied for hours.
Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker the Galactic Guide by Matt Jones and DK
Packed with facts from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, this book is perfect for young kids who want to join their heroes – Rey, Poe, and Finn – on their thrilling adventures in the galaxy far, far away….
Star Wars: Lightsaber Battles DK Readers Level 2 by DK
This reader features amazing lightsaber clashes from across the entire movie saga as well as the popular animated TV series Star Wars: Rebels.
Star Wars: I Want to Be a Jedi DK Readers Level 3 by Ryder Windham and Simon Beecroft
What does it take to join the Jedi Order? Text and photographs from the movies describe the Jedi characters in the Star Wars films.
Lego Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker DK Readers Level 2 by DK and Ruth Amos
Learn all about the heroes’ top secret mission! Travel the galaxy with the Resistance heroes. Discover new planets and new friends. Find out about the First Order’s plot to rule the galaxy!
Star Wars Use the Force!: Discover What It Takes to Be a Jedi by Christian Blauvelt
Have you ever wondered how a Jedi becomes a Jedi? Charting the journey from tiny, Force-sensitive toddler to awesome Jedi Master, this book has all the answers to your questions!
Star Wars Ultimate Sticker Collection by Shari Last
Discover your favorite Star Wars characters–from Han Solo and Darth Vader to BB-8 and Rey–and create amazing sticker scenes of your own with over 1000 stickers!
Star Wars Character Encyclopedia, New Edition by DK
Meet more than 200 Star Wars characters. The definitive guide to the heroes, villains, aliens, and droids from the Star Wars galaxy features detailed character profiles, little-known facts, and amazing movie images. Fully revised and updated.
Star Wars Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling by Chronicle Books
This Star Wars game in a book provides hours of fun for thumb-wrestling masters or their apprentices. Opponents Velcro on the lightsabers included (one blue, one red); open the book to one of seven durable “game board” pages depicting classic Star Wars battles; stick their thumbs through the holes; and use the Force (of thumb and imagination) to wrestle to victory.
Star Wars Galactic Adventures by Lucasfilm Press
This collection of 18 all-new illustrated stories for young Padawans spans the entire Star Wars saga and features such favorite heroes and villains as Anakin Skywalker, Luke Skywalker, and Poe Dameron.
Star Wars: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories by Lucasfilm Press
Blast off into hyperspace with these eleven action-packed Star Wars tales! Each of these stories is the ideal length for reading aloud in five minutes–perfect for galactic adventures at lightspeed.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook by Dinah Bucholz
From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory–More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Wizards and Non-Wizards Alike — this cookbook presents recipes that are inspired by the Harry Potter books and movies.
J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: Movie Magic Volume One: Extraordinary People and Fascinating Places by Jody Revenson
Featuring all eight Harry Potter movies and Fantastic beasts and Where to Find Them, this magical book is the ultimate insider’s guide to the films from J.K. Rowling s Wizarding World for young fans.
The Unofficial Guide to Crafting the World of Harry Potter: 30 Magical Crafts for Witches and Wizards by Jamie Harrington
Make your home feel like Hogwarts with these creative Harry Potter-themed crafts, perfect for the whole family.
Harry Potter Coloring Book by Scholastic
Filled with intricate illustrations and elaborate designs used in the making of the Harry Potter films, this book invites you to imbue the wizarding world with color in your own explorations of Hogwarts Castle, the Forbidden Forest, and much more.
The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook: A Complete Reference Guide to Every Spell in the Wizarding World by Media Lab Books
This unofficial reference book details all of the spells ever cast or referred to in every incarnation of Harry Potter, including books, films, video games, card games and more, as well as other official spin-offs such as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Blank Comic Book by Peter Popper Press
Create your own comic book! Get creative within these 64 paneled pages! This blank book comes with a stencil sheet with speech bubbles and visual effects, so you can make your comics pop! Plus: The book jacket comes off and the book has a blank cover, so you can even design, draw, and ink in your own cover design! 7 layouts throughout the book provide visual variety. Premium thick drawing paper supports a variety of pens and pencils.
Manga Mania Universe: The Massive Book of Drawing Manga by Christopher Hart
Manga Mania Universe combines curated content from each of the previous Manga Mania books into one giant, breathtaking volume. It showcases the best in capturing manga girls, romantic characters and scenes, and action and adventure. Fans will enjoy the wide variety of first-rate how-to-draw instruction, along with the dynamic artwork that has made this series so popular.
How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way by Stan Lee and John Buscema
Using artwork from Marvel comics as primary examples Buscema graphically illustrates the hitherto mysterious methods of comic art. Stan Lee’s pithy prose gives able assistance and advice to the apprentice artist.
Dot Journaling by Peter Popper Press
Learn to dot journal! Author and avid dot journaler Hannah Beilenson makes it easy and accessible.
Posh Coloring Book: Mandalas for Meditation & Relaxation by Teresa Roberts Logan
Similar to a book of meditations, Posh Coloring: Mandalas for Meditation and Relaxation will help you focus, relax, and experience more deeply the world around you.
The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs by America’s Test Kitchen Kids
Want to make your own soft pretzels? Or wow your friends with homemade empanadas? What about creating a showstopping pie? Maybe some chewy brownies after school? From breakfast to breads, from cookies to cakes (yes, even cupcakes!), learn to bake it all here. You can do this, and it’s fun!
The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America’s Test Kitchen Kids
America’s Test Kitchen brings its scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to this cookbook with more than 100 recipes for breakfast, snacks, dinners and desserts, and step-by-step photos of tips and techniques.
Plot Twist! Hardcover Journal: Writing Prompts to Fuel Your Imagination by Ellie Clair
Spark your creativity and ignite your imagination with this beautifully designed journal of prompts, ideas, and inspiration for writers of all ages!
Spread Your Wings: A Self-Discovery Journal by Katie Clemons
Perfect for teens and adults alike, this journal presents the perfect prompts to catch all the stories that bring you closer to discovering a more joyful, fulfilled version of your most authentic self.
With this time capsule journal, you’ll record awesome adventures, achievements and milestones.
Gone Is Gone: Wildlife Under Threat by Isabelle Groc
This nonfiction book for middle readers looks at why and what species have become endangered, how scientists are learning about endangered wildlife, what people are doing to conserve species and what young people can do to help.
Brave Adventures: Epic Encounters in the Animal Kingdom by Coyote Peterson
Wildlife expert and YouTube personality Coyote Peterson and his crew voyage to new environments and encounter an eclectic ensemble of the planets’ animals. From a slimy octopus to elusive tree climbing lizards to nomadic wolverines–this book offers a fast-paced, wild experience.
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2021 by National Geographic Kids
Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.
The Hubble Space Telescope: Our Eye on the Universe by Terence Dickinson and Tracy Read
The launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in 1990 was the first time humans had sent a telescope into space, beyond the distorting effects caused by looking through the Earth’s atmosphere. Aided by stunning photography from Hubble, this book describes how Hubble gathers imagery and transmits it to Earth and discusses the telescope’s top discoveries. It also explores the stormy weather on our solar system’s planets and moons,star clusters, nebulas and the Milky Way Galaxy, star nurseries and Hubble’s glimpses of distant galaxies in deep space.
World Without Fish by Mark Kurlansky and Frank Stockton
World Without Fish connects all the dots–biology, economics, evolution, politics, climate, history, culture, food, and nutrition–in a way that kids can really understand. It describes how the fish we most commonly eat, including tuna, salmon, cod, swordfish–even anchovies– could disappear within fifty years, and the domino effect it would have: the oceans teeming with jellyfish and turning pinkish orange from algal blooms, the seabirds disappearing, then reptiles, then mammals. It describes the back-and-forth dynamic of fishermen, who are the original environmentalists, and scientists, who not that long ago considered fish an endless resource.
Beyonders #1 A World Without Heroes by Brandon Mull
Fourteen-year-old Jason Walker is transported to a strange world called Lyrian, where he joins Rachel, who was also drawn there from our world, and a few rebels, to piece together the Word that can destroy the malicious wizard emperor, Surroth.
Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More by Dustin Hansen
Veteran video game designer Dustin Hansen takes readers on a fun and fascinating trip through the brief but intensely innovative history of video games!
How Technology Works: The Facts Visually Explained by DK
How Technology Works demystifies the machinery that keeps the modern world going, from simple objects such as zip fasteners and can openers to the latest, most sophisticated devices of the information age, including smartwatches, personal digital assistants, and driverless cars.
Discovery: Head-To-Head: Natural Disasters: An Epic Exploration of History’s Most Destructive Earthquakes, Explosions, and More! by Emily Rose Oachs
Which was more destructive–Hurricane Katrina or the eruption of Mount Vesuvius? Put history’s natural disasters head to head and find out!
The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists (Completely Revised and Updated Edition) by Glen Macnow and Big Daddy Graham
WIP sports radio hosts Glen Macnow and Big Daddy Graham have compiled dozens of sports lists to stir up dialog and debate within the buzzing Philadelphia sports community (and beyond).
The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science: 54 All-Star Experiments by Sean Connolly
54 thrilling and informative hands-on experiments for young scientists and sports fans alike, illustrating the physics principles in favorite sports from baseball to frisbee.
Generation Brave: The Gen Z Kids Who Are Changing the World by Kate Alexander
Gen Z is populated–and defined–by activists. They are bold and original thinkers and not afraid to stand up to authority and conventional wisdom. From the March for Our Lives to the fight for human rights and climate change awareness, this generation is leading the way toward truth and hope like no generation before.
The Boys in the Boat Young Readers Adaptation: The True Story of an American Team’s Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown
Out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams, yet they did, going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler.
Just Mercy Young Adults Adaptation: A True Story of the Fight for Justice by Bryan Stevenson
In this adaptation of his acclaimed “New York Times” bestseller, Stevenson delves deep into the broken U.S. justice system, detailing from his personal experience his many challenges and efforts as a lawyer and social advocate, especially on behalf of America’s most rejected and marginalized people.
Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of the Children’s Ship by Deborah Heiligman
A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII.
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
This entertaining and insightful young readers’ edition of the “New York Times” adult bestseller mixes pop culture, humor, and expert analysis to deliver a remarkable account of the life of the indomitable Supreme Court Justice.
We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Deborah Hopkinson
Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s. Under the Nazi Party, Jewish families like Ruth’s experienced rising anti-Semitic restrictions and attacks. Just going to school became dangerous. By November 1938, anti-Semitism erupted into Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and unleashed a wave of violence and forced arrests. Days later, desperate volunteers sprang into action to organize the Kindertransport, a rescue effort to bring Jewish children to England. Young people like Ruth David had to say good-bye to their families, unsure if they’d ever be reunited.
Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems by Margarita Engle and Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez
From Juana Briones and Juan Ponce de León, to eighteenth century slaves and modern-day sixth graders, the many and varied people depicted in this moving narrative speak to the experiences and contributions of Latinos throughout the history of the United States, from the earliest known stories up to present day. It’s a portrait of a great, enormously varied, and enduring heritage. A compelling treatment of an important topic.
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today, adapted for young adults from the National Book Award winner Stamped from the Beginning.
An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Going beyond the story of America as a country “discovered” by a few brave men in the “New World,” Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity.
The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington Young Reader’s Edition by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
In 1776, an elite group of soldiers was handpicked to serve as George Washington’s bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important member of the military: George Washington himself. This is the story of the secret plot and how it was revealed.
Don’t Read This Book Before Bed: Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories by Anna Claybourne
Love to tell scary stories around the camp fire? Like to solve mysteries? Brave enough to hear the truth about some pretty freaky phenomena? Then cuddle up with this spooky spine-tingler, filled with delightfully frightful true stories of real-life monsters, doomed domains, menacing mysteries, strange disappearances, and so much more.
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg and Kevin O’Malley
This fascinating collection of remarkable deaths relays all the gory details of how 19 world figures gave up the ghost, including King Tut, Julius Caesar, George Washington, Edgar Allan Poe, and Henry VIII.
History’s Mysteries: Legends and Lore by Anna Claybourne
Solve puzzles from the past in this third book in the spine-tingling series, featuring creepy creatures, eerie encounters, and spooky scenarios.
Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Visual Encyclopedia by Philip Wilkinson
Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories is a book that invites you to explore all the well-known stories from Greek and Norse mythology, and a range of other cultures across more than 100 tales.
Turn It Up!: A Pitch-Perfect History of Music That Rocked the World by National Geographic Kids
From classical to country, blues to rock, hip-hop to pop, crank up the volume and get ready to rock out with a comprehensive record of music through the ages.
Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson and Leila del Duca
Princess Diana of Themyscira’s 16th birthday celebrations are cut short when refugees break through to her island home. She defies her Amazon elders by trying to bring the outsiders to safety, but a stormy sea sweeps her away to where she must learn to survive in a foreign world full of danger and injustice.
Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu and Chris Wildgoose
A ruthless new gang of criminals known only as Nightwalkers is terrorizing Gotham, and the city’s elite are being taken out one by one. On the way home from his 18th birthday party, newly minted billionaire Bruce Wayne makes an impulsive choice that puts him in their crosshairs and lands him in Arkham Asylym, the once-infamous mental hospital. There he meets Madeleine Wallace, a brilliant killer–and Bruce’s only hope.
Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle and Isaac Goodhart
When living with her mother’s abusive boyfriend becomes unbearable, fifteen-year-old Selina Kyle, the future Catwoman, runs away and struggles to find her own identity while living on the streets of Gotham.
The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story by Jim Di Bartolo
Presents a biography of the martial arts legend, describing his childhood in Hong Kong and how it was shaped by World War II, and his success as an international star.
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks
Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world. (Not many people know that the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world is in Omaha, Nebraska, but it definitely is.) They say good-bye every Halloween, and they’re reunited every September 1. But this Halloween is different — Josiah and Deja are finally seniors, and this is their last season at the pumpkin patch. Their last shift together. Their last good-bye. Josiah’s ready to spend the whole night feeling melancholy about it. Deja isn’t ready to let him.
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents.
The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci
When transfer student Jane is forced to move from the confines of Metro City to Suburbia, she thinks her life is over. But there she finds her tribe: three other girls named Jane. The four girls form a secret art gang, but can art really save the hell that is high school?
Heartstopper by Alice Oseman
Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to rugby player NIck Nelson in class one morning. A warm and intimate friendship follows, and that soon develops into something more for Charlie, who doesn’t think he has a chance. But Nick is struggling with feelings of his own, and as the two grow closer and take on the ups and downs of high school, they come to understand the surprising and delightful ways in which love works.
Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow by James Sturm and Rich Tommaso
A fictionalized account of some of the real-life experiences of baseball pitcher Satchel Paige, centering on segregation and Jim Crow.
Ichiro by Ryan Inzana
Raised by his Japanese mother, Ichiro idolizes his dead American father, and struggles to fit in. When his mother decides to visit Japan, Ichiro is left with his grandfather, in a country he doesn’t know.
White Bird by R. J. Palacio
Tells the story of Julian’s Grandmère’s childhood as she, a Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II and how the boy she once shunned became her savior and best friend.
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang
Gene understands stories–comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn’t get sports. As a kid, his friends called him Stick and every basketball game he played ended in pain. He lost interest in basketball long ago, but at the high school where he now teaches, it’s all anyone can talk about. The men’s varsity team, the Dragons, is having a phenomenal season that’s been decades in the making. Each victory brings them closer to their ultimate goal: the California State Championships. Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he’s seen on a comic book page. He knows he has to follow this epic to its end. What he doesn’t know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons’s lives, but his own life as well.
Catherine’s War by Julia Billet and Claire Fauvel
As France buckles under the Nazi regime, budding photographer Rachel Cohen must change her name, go into hiding, and bear witness to the atrocities of World War II.
Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Journey to Justice by Debbie Levy and Whitney Gardner
Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon–a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the workplace. She blazed trails to the peaks of the male-centric worlds of education and law, where women had rarely risen before.
Fake Id by Lamar Giles
He shouldn’t tell you his real name, his real hometown, or why his family just moved to Stepton, Virginia. And he definitely shouldn’t tell you about his friend Eli Cruz and the major conspiracy Eli was uncovering when he died. Or how he had to choose between solving Eli’s murder with his hot sister, Reya, and “staying low-key” like the Program said to do. But Nick Pearson is going to tell you– unless he gets caught first.
Jackpot by Nic Stone
When Rico sells a jackpot-winning lotto ticket, she thinks maybe her luck will finally change, but only if she and her popular and wildly rich classmate, Zan can find the ticket holder who hasn’t claimed the prize.
Thirteen Days to Midnight by Patrick Carman
In the aftermath of the accident that killed his foster father, high school student Jacob Fielding discovers that he has acquired the power of indestructibility, and the more he learns about it the more he realizes that it’s a heavy burden, if not a curse.
Rash by Pete Hautman
It’s late in the twenty-first century, and the United Safer States of America (USSA) has become a nation obsessed with safety. For Bo Marsten, a teenager who grew up in the USSA, it’s all good. He knows the harsh laws were created to protect the people. But when Bo’s temper flares out of control and he’s sentenced to three years of manual labor, he’s not so down with the law anymore.
Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman
Vince Luca is just like any other high school guy. His best friend, Alex, is trying to score vicariously through him; his brother is a giant pain; and his father keeps bugging him to get motivated. There is just one thing that really sets him apart from other kids — his father happens to be the head of a powerful crime organization.
Cinder: Lunar Chronicles #1 by Marissa Meyer
As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story. Wicked! A fresh, fierce take on Cinderella that’s a little bit fairy tale, a little bit Terminator, and totally genius.
The Selection by Kiera Cass
For 35 girls, the Selection is a dream come true. The chance to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To live in a castle and compete to win the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. The first in a trilogy.
Undertow by Michael Buckley
Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric’s small town transforms into a military zone with humans on one side and Alpha on the other. When Lyric is recruited to help the crown prince, a boy named Fathom, assimilate, she begins to fall for him. But their love is a dangerous one, and there are forces on both sides working to keep them apart. Only, what if the Alpha are not actually the enemy? What if they are in fact humanity’s best chance for survival? Because the real enemy is coming. And it’s more terrifying than anything the world has ever seen.
The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke
When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she’s caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets members of an underground guild in East Berlin who use balloons and magic to help people escape over the Wall–but even to the balloon makers, Ellie’s time travel is a mystery.
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Anna is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris–until she meets Etienne St. Claire: perfect, Parisian, and utterly irresistible. The only problem is that he’s taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her almost-relationship back home.
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price– and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone…
Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz’s crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction–if they don’t kill each other first.
Skyhunter by Marie Lu
Talin is a Striker, a member of an elite fighting force that stands as the last defense for the only free nation in the world: Mara. A refugee, Talin knows firsthand the horrors of the Federation, a world-dominating war machine responsible for destroying nation after nation with its terrifying army of mutant beasts known only as Ghosts. But when a mysterious prisoner is brought from the front to Mara’s capital, Talin senses there’s more to him than meets the eye.
The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid
Red Queen meets The Hunger Games in this epic novel about what happens when a senator’s daughter is summoned to the galactic court as a hostage, but she’s really the galaxy’s most dangerous weapon in disguise.
The Warrior Heir: Heir Chronicles #1 by Cinda Williams Chima
An Ohio teenager discovers he’s part of an underground society of magical people living in hiding among the normal. What’s more, he finds out he’s one of the society’s last warriors–and the feuding houses of the society are scouting for players for a magical tournament.
Trash by Andy Mulligan
Fourteen-year-olds Raphael and Gardo team up with a younger boy, Rat, to figure out the mysteries surrounding a bag Raphael finds during their daily life of sorting through trash in a third-world country’s dump.
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
Hadley and Oliver fall in love on the flight from New York to London, but after a cinematic kiss they lose track of each other at the airport until fate brings them back together on a very momentous day.
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
As Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn’s fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know.
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Nineteen-year-old returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to keep hold of their dangerous water horses long enough to make it to the finish line.
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
When a Connecticut teenager inherits vast wealth and an eccentric estate from the richest man in Texas, she must also live with his surviving family and solve a series of puzzles to discover how she earned her inheritance.
Kind of a Big Deal by Shannon Hale
Dropping out of high school to pursue her Broadway ambitions, a talented performer lands in a directionless job before a visit to the library catapults her into the plotlines of the books she reads.
Recommended for You by Laura Silverman
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before meets You’ve Got Mail in this charming and hilarious rom-com following two teen booksellers whose rivalry is taken to the next level as they compete for the top bookseller bonus.
We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian
After enduring a week of punishing tryouts and making the cut for the girls varsity field hockey team, new players must participate in a night of questionable bonding traditions and loyalty tests, orchestrated by the most senior girls on the squad and performed with the implicit permission of their seemingly all-American young male coach.
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix
A girl’s quest to find her father leads her to an extended family of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World of England when it intrudes on the modern world.
Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe by Sarah Mlynowski
Sams summer isn’t off to a great start. Her boyfriend, Eli, ditched her for a European backpacking trip, and now she’s a counselor at Camp Blue Springs: the summer camp her eleven-year-old self swore never to return to. Sam expects the next seven weeks to be a total disaster. That is, until she meets Gavin, the camps sailing instructor, who turns her expectations upside down.
Refugee by Alan Gratz
Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.
Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Suspended unjustly from elite Middlefield Prep, Donte Ellison studies fencing with a former champion, hoping to put the racist fencing team captain in his place.
Whispering Pines by Heidi Lang and Kati Bartkowski
Stranger Things meets The X-Files in this eerie, heart-pounding middle grade adventure about a young boy and girl who must protect their small town from otherworldly forces threatening to destroy it.
Best. Night. Ever.: A Story Told from Seven Points of View by Alison Cherry, Rachele Alpine, et al.
Love Actually meets Adventures in Babysitting in this “fun, fresh” (Kirkus Reviews) novel written by seven authors about seven classmates who are preparing for a crazy night at their middle school dance.
The Brooklyn Nine by Alan M. Gratz
Baseball is in the Schneider family blood. Each member of this family, from family founder Felix Schneider in the 1800s to Snider Flint in the present day, has a strong tie to the game and to Brooklyn. Through the years this family has dodged bullets on a battlefield, pitched perfect games, and dealt with the devastating loss of family and the Brooklyn Dodgers. Nine innings–nine generations. One game–one family. Through it all, one thing remains true: the bonds of family are as strong as a love of the game.
The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin
Depending on whom you ask, Paulie was either a hilarious class clown, a relentless troublemaker, a hapless klutz, or an evil genius. One thing’s for sure, though: The kid was totally legendary. Now he’s disappeared, and Caitlyn finds herself leading a reality-show-style competition to find the school’s next great Paulie Fink. With each challenge, Caitlyn struggles to understand a person she never met…but it’s what she discovers about herself that most surprises her.
Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson
ZJ’s friends Ollie, Darry and Daniel help him cope when his father, a beloved professional football player, suffers severe headaches and memory loss that spell the end of his career.
The Popularity Code by Stephanie Faris
When the students in her middle school become obsessed with a new website called SlamBook, Faith Taylor decides to find out which classmates are leaving negative posts and retaliates with her own harmful comments.
Death Cloud by Andrew Lane
In 1868, with his army officer father suddenly posted to India, and his mother mysteriously “unwell,” fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes is sent to stay with his eccentric uncle and aunt in their vast house in Hampshire, where he uncovers his first murder and a diabolical villain.
Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family’s troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.
The Missing Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
One night a plane appears out of nowhere, the only passengers aboard: 36 babies. As soon as they are taken off the plane, they vanish. Now, 13 years later, two of those children are receiving sinister messages, and they begin to investigate their past.
Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows by Ryan Calejo
Steeped in Hispanic folklore since childhood, middle schooler Charlie Hernández learns the stories are true when, shortly after his parents disappearance, he grows horns and feathers and finds himself at the heart of a battle to save the world.
Hurricane Child by Kacen Callender
Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl–and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline’s missing mother.
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands
In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart.
We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly
Cash, Fitch, and Bird Thomas are three siblings in seventh grade together in Park, Delaware. In 1986, as the country waits expectantly for the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger, they each struggle with their own personal anxieties.