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The Infamous Ratsos Camp Out Cover Image
By Kara LaReau, Matt Myers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536219036
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Published: Candlewick - April 6th, 2021

Louie and Ralphie discover that camping is not easy — especially since Scoutmaster Grandpa Ratso doesn’t think they should ask for help — in the latest adventure in the Infamous Ratsos series.


Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Five Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536219043
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Published: Candlewick - April 6th, 2021

Metaphor alert! An ode to a certain pig kicks off one wild school day in Kate DiCamillo’s latest stop on Deckawoo Drive.


Nina Soni, Sister Fixer Cover Image
By Kashmira Sheth, Jenn Kocsmiersky (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781682632093
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2021

Nina Soni deals with her embarrassing little sister and an engineering project gone awry. From the Nina Soni middle grade series by #OwnVoices author Kashmira Sheth

A Parents' Choice Recommended Book (Parents' Choice Foundation)

"Appealing...lively...refreshing." --Booklist


The Dog Who Lost His Bark Cover Image
By Eoin Colfer, P. J. Lynch (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536219173
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A Parents Best Children’s Book of 2019

A warm, uplifting story about a boy, his dog, and the healing power of music marks a first-time collaboration between two former Irish Children’s Laureates, Eoin Colfer and P.J. Lynch.


Up for Air Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419751424
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

Dive into the paperback of this middle-grade novel about competitive swimming, changing friendships, and finding your place

Thirteen-year-old Annabelle struggles in school, no matter how hard she tries. But as soon as she dives into the pool, she’s unstoppable.


Where the Heart Is Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536219029
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

If home is where the heart is, what would happen if you lost it? Compassion and humor infuse the story of a family caught in financial crisis and a girl struggling to form her own identity.


Speechless Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536219012
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

How do you give a eulogy when you can’t think of one good thing to say? A poignant, funny, and candid look at grief, family secrets, difficult people, and learning to look behind the facade.


Gargantis Cover Image
By Thomas Taylor, Tom Booth (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536219098
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Published: Walker Books US - April 6th, 2021

In the second fantasy set in Eerie-on-Sea, Herbert and Violet team up to solve the mystery of Gargantis — an ancient creature of the deep with the power to create life-threatening storms.


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Other Words for Home Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062747815
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 6th, 2021

New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book!

A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed.


My Life as a Meme (The My Life series #8) Cover Image
By Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250769244
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Published: Square Fish - April 6th, 2021

My Life as a Meme is Book 8 of the much-loved My Life series from author Janet Tashjian and illustrator Jake Tashjian.


The Madre de Aguas of Cuba (The Unicorn Rescue Society #5) Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Emma Otheguy, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780735231443
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

Critically acclaimed author Emma Otheguy joins Newbery Honor-winning Adam Gidwitz as co-author as the kids travel to Cuba to help the legendary Madre de aguas, now in paperback.


Thieves of Weirdwood: A William Shivering Tale Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250763006
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Published: Square Fish - April 6th, 2021

For fans of Brandon Mull and Rick Riordan comes William Shivering and Newbery Honor winner Christian McKay Heidicker's Thieves of Weirdwood, a brand-new illustrated fantasy series about two kid thieves who are plunged into a battle between the Real and Imaginary worlds!

Action, laughs, and monsters beyond imagining abound!


The School for Good and Evil #6: One True King Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062695222
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Published: HarperCollins - April 6th, 2021

THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL will soon be a major motion picture from Netflix—starring Academy Award winner Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Sofia Wylie, Sophie Anne Caruso, Jamie Flatters, Earl Cave, Kit Young, and more! 


What Stars Are Made Of Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250763297
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Published: Square Fish - March 30th, 2021

From debut author Sarah Allen comes What Stars Are Made Of, a pitch-perfect, heartwarming middle grade novel about growing up, finding yourself, and loving people with everything you’re made of.


Dog Driven Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358447702
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 30th, 2021

From the author of Ice Dogs comes a riveting adventure about a musher who sets out to prove her impaired vision won't hold her back from competing in a rigorous sled race through the Canadian wilderness. Perfect for fans of Gary Paulsen.

McKenna Barney is trying to hide her worsening eyesight and has been isolating herself for the last year.


Center of Gravity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250763075
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Published: Square Fish - March 23rd, 2021

In Shaunta Grimes' middle-grade novel Center of Gravity, a girl loses her mom, and her dad remarries quickly, so she must rebuild her life and friendships.


Wondrous Rex Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062940995
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 16th, 2021

Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan has written a magical and funny tale about the joy found in using words, sharing stories, and loving a wondrous dog: Rex. Now available in paperback.

Grace’s aunt is a writer. She works with words every day and teaches Grace interesting words like “melancholy” and “delirious.”


Beverly, Right Here Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536211542
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Published: Candlewick - March 16th, 2021

Revisiting once again the world of Raymie Nightingale, two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo turns her focus to the tough-talking, inescapably tenderhearted Beverly.

Beverly put her foot down on the gas. They went faster still.
This was what Beverly wanted — what she always wanted. To get away. To get away as fast as she could. To stay away.


Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525554998
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Published: Puffin Books - March 16th, 2021

One lie snowballs into a full-blown double life in this irresistible story about an aspiring stand-up comedian.


Greystone Secrets #2: The Deceivers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062838414
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 9th, 2021

The second book in the Greystone Secrets series from the master of plot twists, Margaret Peterson Haddix—perfect for fans of A Wrinkle in Time and The City of Ember, now available in paperback!

Until their mother vanished, the Greystone kids—Chess, Emma, and Finn—knew nothing about the other world.


The Jumbie God's Revenge (The Jumbies) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643751306
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

Thunder rumbles, lightning strikes, danger appears . . .

When an out-of-season hurricane sweeps through Corinne’s seaside village, Corinne knows it’s not an ordinary storm. At first Corinne believes Mama D’Leau, the powerful and cruel jumbie who rules the ocean, has caused the hurricane.


Chirp Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547605705
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 9th, 2021

"[A] deftly layered mystery about family, friendship, and the struggle to speak up." - Laurie Halse Anderson, bestselling author of Speak and Shout

From acclaimed author Kate Messner comes the powerful story of a young girl with the courage to make her voice heard, set against the backdrop of a summertime mystery.


Letter to Pluto Cover Image
By Lou Treleaven, Lou Treleaven (Illustrator), Katie Abey (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781848864719
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Published: Maverick Arts - March 2nd, 2021

Mrs. Hall says we have to keep writing, it is a dying art. 'Good, let it die, ' I said, and then she said, 'You are staying in at break Jon Fisher.'

Jon's teacher has started an interplanetary penpal program. Much to Jon's annoyance, his penpal, Straxi, is from Pluto, the most boring, smelliest and far away place possible. And if that wasn't bad enough, she's a girl


Because of the Rabbit (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545914260
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 2nd, 2021

Newbery Honor-winning author Cynthia Lord has written a sensitive and accessible book about the challenges of fitting in when you know you're a little different.

On the last night of summer, Emma tags along with her game warden father on a routine call. They're supposed to rescue a wild rabbit from a picket fence, but instead they find a little bunny.


Coo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062955982
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 2nd, 2021

“An unforgettable story of friendship, love, and finding your flock.” —Erin Entrada Kelly, Newbery Medal-winning author of Hello, Universe


Pages & Co.: The Lost Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984837318
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Published: Puffin Books - March 2nd, 2021

The second magical bookwandering adventure in the nationally bestselling Pages & Co. series, featuring Tilly Pages as she journeys to France to wander inside a peculiar book of fairytales. Perfect for fans of Inkheart and The Land of Stories.


The World Ends in April Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524767648
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Published: Yearling - March 2nd, 2021

Is middle school drama scarier than an asteroid heading for Earth? Find out in this smart and funny novel by the author of The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl.

Every day in middle school can feel like the end of the world.


Ben Braver and the Vortex of Doom Cover Image
By Marcus Emerson, Marcus Emerson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250763235
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Published: Square Fish - March 2nd, 2021

An ordinary kid like Ben Braver is no match for a band of super villains, but he may be humanity's only hope in Marcus Emerson's Ben Braver and the Vortex of Doom.

The world will never be the same . . .


Deathless Divide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062570642
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 6th, 2021

The sequel to the New York Times bestselling epic Dread Nation is an unforgettable journey of revenge and salvation across a divided America.

After the fall of Summerland, Jane McKeene hoped her life would get simpler: Get out of town, stay alive, and head west to California to find her mother.


Call Down the Hawk (The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338188332
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 6th, 2021

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Raven Boys, a mesmerizing story of dreams and desires, death and destiny.

The dreamers walk among us . . . and so do the dreamed. Those who dream cannot stop dreaming -- they can only try to control it.


Seven Endless Forests Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250762917
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Published: Square Fish - March 30th, 2021

In this gorgeous standalone companion to the critically acclaimed fantasy, The Boneless Mercies, April Genevieve Tucholke spins a bold and blood-hungry retelling of the King Arthur legend that is perfect for fans of Naomi Novik, Garth Nix, and Laini Taylor in Seven Endless Forests.


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With the Fire on High Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062662842
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 30th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.


Anna K: A Love Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250236449
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 23rd, 2021

A national indie bestseller! Meet Anna K: every happy teenage girl is the same, while every unhappy teenage girl is miserable in her own special way...


With a Star in My Hand: Rubén Darío, Poetry Hero Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534424944
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 23rd, 2021

“Exceptional.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Heartfelt…Thoughtful and effective.” —The Horn Book
“Engle’s lyrical poetry emotionally conveys the reality of being a greatly gifted, passionate, and deeply ambitious young man in a turbulent time.” —BCCB

From acclaimed author M


Sparrow: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765398864
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Published: Tor Teen - March 16th, 2021

In the tradition of Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak, Mary Cecilia Jackson's devastating but hopeful YA debut is about a ballerina who finds the courage to confront the abuse that haunts her past and threatens her future.

There are two kinds of people on the planet. Hunters and prey


Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536215731
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Published: Candlewick - March 9th, 2021

Filled with magic and fierce emotion, Lisa Jensen's multilayered novel will make you question all you think you know about beauty, beastliness, and happily ever after.


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A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope Cover Image
By Patrice Caldwell (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781984835673
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Published: Penguin Books - March 9th, 2021

Sixteen tales by bestselling and award-winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic. With stories by: Elizabeth Acevedo, Amerie, Patrice Caldwell, Dhonielle Clayton, J. Marcelle Corrie, Somaiya Daud, Charlotte Nicole Davis, Justina Ireland, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Danny Lore, L. L.


The Winter Duke Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316417334
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

She survived the curse. Now she must survive the throne.

All Ekata wants is to stay alive -- and the chance to prove herself as a scholar. Once Ekata's brother is finally named heir to the dukedom of Kylma Above, there will be nothing to keep her at home with her murderous family.


The Downstairs Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524740979
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Published: Penguin Books - March 2nd, 2021

From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family. Now available in paperback!


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Blood Countess (Lady Slayers) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419751608
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - March 2nd, 2021

A YA horror novel based on Countess Elizabeth Baathory, the infamous, real-life inspiration for Countess Dracula—now in paperback

In 17th-century Hungary, Anna Darvulia has just begun working as a scullery maid for the young and glamorous Countess Elizabeth Bathory.


The Kingdom of Back Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524739034
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Published: Penguin Books - March 2nd, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu comes a historical YA fantasy about a musical prodigy and the dangerous lengths she'll go to make history remember her. Now in paperback.

Two siblings. Two brilliant talents. But only one Mozart.


Two Can Keep a Secret Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524714710
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Published: Ember - March 2nd, 2021

"When it comes to YA suspense, Karen M. McManus is in a league of her own. Fresh off her best-selling breakout One of Us Is Lying . . . the author has returned with a juicy second novel. It's even better than what came before." --EW

The "must-read YA thriller" (Bustle) from #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying!


House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635577020
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 2nd, 2021

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Sarah J. Maas's bestselling Crescent City series begins with House of Earth and Blood, which follows the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance.