Affirming, important, beautiful, and messy. With deft hand, McCarthy tells the story of young trans teen River and his journey through gender identity, relationships with friends and family, and how messy it can be when one is figuring out who they really are.
This lyrical, gorgeously illustrated picture book in verse follows a litter of baby wolf pups in the wild through their first full lunar cycle.
In this reimagined picture-book version of Aesop's fable The Tortoise and the Hare, children will learn the importance of friendship, tolerance, and patience as they follow the adventures of Bunny and Turtle.
Bunny and Turtle are the best of friends, but they are very different from each other! Bunny is all action, while Turtle is a thoughtful planner.
A breathtakingly imaginative fantasy series starring Max—a high schooler chosen to become the next "Magical Girl." There's just one catch . . . he's a trans boy!Although he was assigned female at birth, Max is your average trans man trying to get through high school as himself.
“Full of yearning, ponderances about art and what it means to be an artist, and self-revelation, A Scatter of Light has a simmering intensity that makes it hard to put down."—NPR
An Instant New York Times Bestseller
Celebrate the holidays with twelve adorable cats—and one kitten—with this festive feline take on the classic carol The Twelve Days of Christmas!
On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave me cats:
FOUR on the gifts,
THREE dressed up,
TWO batting bows,
and a kitten under the tree.
From chasing ribbons and shredding paper to
"The energy. The clarity. The beauty. Elisabet Velasquez brings it all. . . . Her voice is FIRE!"—NYT bestselling and award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson
An unforgettable, torrential, and hopeful debut young adult novel-in-verse that redefines what it means to "make it,” for readers of Nicholasa Mohr and Elizabeth Acevedo.
The second installment in a series of wonderfully fractured fairy tales! Zinnia Grey, a girl with a mysterious medical condition that was supposed to take her life before her 21st birthday, gets thrown into the story of Snow White and finds herself with an unlikely ally. Readers will delight in Harrow’s witty and charming dialogue and character relationships.
Author-illustrator Marc Majewski delivers a gorgeously painted, tender story about a young child who loves dressing up as a butterfly. A joyful celebration of creativity, self-expression, and family—perfect for fans of Jessica Love and Beatrice Alemagna.
I am a butterfly.
A gruesome and gory tale of revenge, identity, and taking back the power. This book is full of queer and neurodivergent teen angst, and is set in a world where the powers that be want to elimate anyone who doesn’t agree with them. An impressive debut! Looking forward to what White comes up with next!
Witty, clever, and sharp as hell, McQuiston makes her YA debut with I Kissed Shara Wheeler - a queer teen romcom about Chloe Green who is absolutely, 100%, NOT obsessed with her high school rival, Shara Wheeler. But when Shara mysteriously disappears and leaves a confusing and infuriating trail of clues, there’s no way that Chlow is going to let Shara bail out at the end of senior year…
The Capybaras is such a delightful and fun book to read aloud and share with others. The chickens are NOT happy when the capybaras show up, but a close call brings them together. A gentle reminder for readers young, and old, that sometimes folks have to leave their homes to find a safer place to call home.
Gertie is concerned - she’s the smallest yak of the bunch, and yaks do big strong things. What’s a tiny yak to do!? Pick up a copy of this endearing story of the littlest yak who discovers her bigness when disaster strikes the herd, and Gertie is perfectly suited to save the day!
Rica’s very best friend is moving away. How can she convince her parents to let her get a pet so she won’t be lonely? Friendship and family shine in this engaging young chapter book.
This book is delightful and I 100% shamelessly laughed out loud at "HOLY WHALE POOP" - this book about a couple of rival lobstahs teaming up to fight ocean pollution is spot on New England!
Award-winning author Amy Sarig King takes on censorship and intolerance in a novel she was born to write.
When Mac first opens his classroom copy of Jane Yolen's The Devil’s Arithmetic and finds some words blacked out, he thinks it must be a mistake.
From New York Times bestselling illustrator Mike Lowery comes a wild and hilarious Graphix Chapters series featuring the amazing Bug Scouts!
"Raise your leg or antenna, and make the BUG SCOUT pact:
"I promise to fly, I promise to crawl
Or make a cool web, or roll into a ball.
I pledge to be brave and adventurous too.
And do all of the things tha
Move over, Elephant and Piggie - Waffles and Pancake is a purr-fect book for newly independent readers! Fun and educational early graphic novel series starter.
This early reader is perfect for young folks who speak Spanish and are learning English and vice versa! El Toro and friends are wrestlers by night, but by day El Toro and friends must figure out how to work together to clean the place up! Colorful, funny, and bilingual, this book is sure to be a fantastic addition to any young reader’s bookshelf.
I love this book so much it makes my heart burst! Garlic is a little nervous about the vampire who supposedly lives in the woods next to her vegetable patch, and when mean ol’ Celery volunteers Garlic to investigate, Garlic finds herself needing to find her inner confidence!
Selznick enchants and inspires young readers yet again in this new story about love, loss, grief, and friendship. Imagine if a story were a kaleidoscope - an image that keeps shifting with every small turn, the same shapes and pieces and themes reform into something new and beautiful.
In this heartfelt middle-grade debut about friendship and not being afraid to be yourself, readers meet Ash and Daniel - a couple of kids who come together to save a dog, and along the way, find out who they really are, and how they want the world to know them.
The Keeper of Night is dark and delicious - dripping with vivid descriptions of Yokai and Shinigami that completely immerses the reader in the world of Japanese mythology. Ren wants nothing more than to belong - and because her mother was a Shinigami, the British Reapers will never fully accept her. Action-packed and light on the romance, this book will keep readers up at night as they race to the end to find out if Ren will succeed in her quest!
This book is so delightful and had me smiling the whole time - THIS is the trans boy joy we all need to read and have in our lives.
Incredible - poetic - jaw-dropping - it's hard to find the words to describe how amazing this book is. Two lost souls finding each other, finding themselves, and a heart-stopping ending you will never see coming. Just read this book.
Literary YA lovers will find their next favorite read with The Sea is Salt and So Am I. Hartt has woven an incredible and delicate coming-of-age story of friendship, love, and what it's like to live with depression. Harlow, Ellis, and Tommy are so real, and it's clear that Hartt poured her soul into these characters and this story full of secrets kept, living with mental illness, and the tides of friendship. Fans of The Last True Poets of the Sea will love this book!
A Time Magazine 100 Best YA Books of All Time Selection
A stunning, heartbreaking debut novel about grief, love, and family, perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson and Celeste Ng.
Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird.
Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet her
- Winner of the 2018 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction -
From the bestselling author of Echo Mountain and Newbery Honor–winner Wolf Hollow, Beyond the Bright Sea is an acclaimed best book of the year.
By #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue.
Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.
BOOK ONE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES
Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!
A classic in the making, this heartwarming story about empathy and imagination is one that families will treasure for years to come.
Adrian Simcox tells anyone who will listen that he has a horse--the best and most beautiful horse anywhere.
For fans of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site!As the rest of the town settles in to bed, one man, his dog, and a trusty snowplow get ready for a night's work. Follow them through slick roads and swirling drifts in this sweet, rhyming book by Deborah Bruss and New York Times bestselling illustrators Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson.
Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.Winner of the Stonewall Book AwardWinner of the Lambda Literary AwardCaroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and 12-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately.
Five best friends spending the summer at Lumberjane scout camp...defeating yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons...what’s not to love?!
Friendship to the max! Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five best pals determined to have an awesome summer together...and they’re not gonna let any insane quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way!
“Books are often described as ‘mind-blowing,’ but this is one of the few books in which, while reading it, I have exclaimed aloud, ‘Oh. My. God.’ on multiple occasions. I won’t tell you anything else about it. Just read it.” — John Green
As featured on The Today Show’s Read with Jenna Jr. Book Club
Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots in this 2016 National Book Award Finalist — a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable friendship.
“An entrancing and sumptuously written multigenerational novel wrapped in the language of fable, magical realism, and local legend.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
A Newbery Honor Book
New York Times Bestseller
“Wolf Hollow has stayed with me long after I closed the book. It has the feel of an instant classic." —Linda Sue Park, Newbery Medalist and New York Times bestselling author of A Long Walk to Water
Rising star author-illustrator Ethan M. Aldridge delivers a fantasy adventure with all the makings of a classic. Illustrated with over two-hundred pages of watercolor paintings, this epic graphic novel is perfect for fans of Amulet.
"A book that reminds us of the kindness we are all capable of." -- Gary D. Schmidt, Newbery Honor winner and author of Okay for NowA well. A wish. And a little drop of hope.Times are tough. Jobs are scarce and miracles are in short supply. But something strange is happening in Cliffs Donelly, Ohio. An old well has suddenly, impossibly, begun to grant wishes.
Watch out, mice! This cat is a sumo champion!
You loved Will Bear Share? and Will Sheep Sleep?, now get to know Ladybug in a hilarious new high-fiving and hugging-themed addition to creator Hilary Leung's animal books!One ladybug.Many friends.One timeless question: Will Ladybug Hug?Meet Ladybug. Ladybug loves to hug!
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu—when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths.