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Some books inspire so much excitement that we just can't wait to get them in our hands. Pre-order your book here to make sure that you can start reading on the day it's released. Sometimes you'll even get a signed copy or a special treat with your pre-paid book order (while supplies last)!

A Seed Will Grow (A Hello!Lucky Hands-On Book): An Interactive Board Book (A Hello!Lucky Book) By Hello!Lucky, Eunice Moyle, Sabrina Moyle Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419759826
Availability: Backordered
Published: Abrams Appleseed - February 20th, 2024

From Hello!Lucky—Eunice and Sabrina Moyle, the creators of My Mom Is Magical!


The Crayons Love Our Planet By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593621080
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Philomel Books - February 20th, 2024

The hilarious crayons from the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day the Crayons Quit are ready to celebrate our planet!


Daughters of the Lamp By Nedda Lewers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593619308
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

Percy Jackson meets Arabian fairy tales in this stunning middle grade fantasy debut about a girl who becomes the guardian of Ali Baba’s legendary treasure.

Believe in fairy tales.


InvestiGators: Agents of S.U.I.T.: From Badger to Worse By John Patrick Green, Christopher Hastings, Pat Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250852397
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: First Second - February 20th, 2024

In the first book of AGENTS OF S.U.I.T., the new volume in John Green’s smash-hit INVESTIGATORS world, eager rookie agent Cilantro stepped into the spotlight—and rocketed into space! Now it’s time for the B-Team to show why they’re so un-B-lievably B-loved.


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Sleepy Sheepy and the Sheepover By Lucy Ruth Cummins, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Ruth Cummins, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593465943
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Published: Flamingo Books - February 27th, 2024

From critically acclaimed author Lucy Ruth Cummins and Pete Oswald, New York Times bestselling illustrator of The Sour Grape, comes a story featuring Sleepy Sheepy and his very first sleepover!


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Max in the House of Spies: A Tale of World War II (Operation Kinderspion) By Adam Gidwitz Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593112083
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

Max in the House of Spies is everything you could hope for in a book,” -R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wonder, White Bird, and Pony


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Pages & Co.: The Last Bookwanderer By Anna James, Marco Guadalupi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anna James, Marco Guadalupi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593327265
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Published: Philomel Books - February 27th, 2024

The final magical bookwandering adventure in the USA Today bestselling Pages & Co. series featuring Milo and Tilly as they travel into Arthurian legend to find the first bookwanderer! Perfect for fans of Chris Colfer's A Tale of Magic, Mr. Lemoncello's Library, and Lockwood & Co.!


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Finally Heard By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665947930
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk comes the sequel to Finally Seen in which Lina gets a phone and tries to navigate social media, only to discover not everything online is what it seems.

When ten-year-old Lina Gao sees her mom’s video on social media take off, she’s captivated by the potential to be seen and heard!


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Hilo Book 10: Rise of the Cat: (A Graphic Novel) By Judd Winick Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593488126
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Published: Random House Graphic - February 27th, 2024

Get ready for another epic Hilo adventure in the laugh-out-loud funny New York Times Bestselling graphic novel series— this time Hilo's favorite magical warrior cat, is going to boarding school!

"An action-packed page-turner with heart!" --Dav Pilkey, author of DOG MAN


Welcome to the Wombatton Academy of Better Magic!


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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) By Tomi Adeyemi Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250294623
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Published: Square Fish - February 27th, 2024

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller
A TIME Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time
A New York Times Notable Children's Book
A Kirkus Prize Finalist
Five Starred Reviews


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Snowglobe (The Snowglobe Duology #1) By Soyoung Park, Joungmin Lee Comfort (Translated by) Cover Image
By Soyoung Park, Joungmin Lee Comfort (Translated by)
$20.99
ISBN: 9780593484975
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Published: Delacorte Press - February 27th, 2024

The gorgeous first edition hardcover of Snowglobe will feature two covers in one (a beautifully illustrated hardcover underneath the stunning jacket) and foil-stamped interior papers at the beginning and end of the book!


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Kindling By Traci Chee Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063269354
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Published: HarperCollins - February 27th, 2024

From bestselling and award-winning author Traci Chee comes a standalone fantasy set against a war-ravaged world where kindling warfare—the use of elite, magic-wielding teenage soldiers—has been outlawed.


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The Rock in My Throat By Kao Kalia Yang, Jiemei Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Jiemei Lin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728445687
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Published: Lerner Publishing Group - March 5th, 2024

At first, no one noticed when I stopped talking at school.


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The Good Little Mermaid's Guide to Bedtime By Eija Sumner, Nici Gregory (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eija Sumner, Nici Gregory (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735267893
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Published: Tundra Books - March 5th, 2024

This little mermaid is too FIERCE and SCARY and FEROCIOUS to follow The Good Little Mermaid's Guide to Bedtime . . . well, except the part about snuggling her shark stuffie. A hilarious picture book for kids ages 3 to 7 who are experts at resisting sleep.

Once upon an evening, a good little mermaid begins to get ready for bed.


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Fox versus Fox (My First I Can Read) By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780063277953
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - March 5th, 2024

The clever and hilarious star of the Geisel Award winners Fox at Night, Fox the Tiger, and Fox Has a Problem is back in another I Can Read adventure.

There’s only one Fox . . . except when there are two!

Will Fox outfox this new fox? Or will he make a new friend?


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Paper Dragons: The Fight for the Hidden Realm By Siobhan McDermott Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593706114
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Published: Delacorte Press - March 5th, 2024

A 12-year-old girl wins an invitation to train as an apprentice to immortals in the first book of the new must-read magical series destined to take the world by storm—perfect for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers, Skandar and Eragon. Let the competition begin!


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Uprising By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338795080
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 5th, 2024

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Iceberg, Jennifer A.


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Gigi Shin Is Not a Nerd By Lyla Lee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665939171
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Published: Aladdin - March 5th, 2024

This first book in a sparkling middle grade series giving a fresh take on The Baby-Sitters Club follows a young Korean American girl who starts a business with her best friends to support her artistic dreams.

Jiyoung “Gigi” Shin loves to create, from her zany outfits to self-executed haircuts.


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The First State of Being By Erin Entrada Kelly Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063337312
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 5th, 2024

When twelve-year-old Michael Rosario meets a mysterious boy from the future, his life is changed forever. From bestselling author Erin Entrada Kelly, winner of the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe and a Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space, this novel explores themes of family, friendship, trust, and forgiveness.


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Ferris By Kate DiCamillo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536231052
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Published: Candlewick - March 5th, 2024

The beloved author of Because of Winn-Dixie has outdone herself with a hilarious and achingly real love story about a girl, a ghost, a grandmother, and growing up.


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Sona and the Golden Beasts By Rajani LaRocca Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063295407
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 5th, 2024

From Newbery Honor and Walter Award–winning author Rajani LaRocca comes a gripping middle grade fantasy perfect for fans of The Serpent’s Secret and The Last Mapmaker.


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Big Nate: This Means War! By Lincoln Peirce Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524887490
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 5th, 2024

Now a hit animated series on Nickelodeon and Paramount+, Big Nate delights middle grade readers with stories of mischief and misadventure in these full-color comics featuring sixth grader Nate Wright and friends at P.S. 38. 

For Nate Wright, conflict is a way of life. He tangles with Gina, the editor of the school newspaper, after she rejects his comic strip.


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Evil Spy School the Graphic Novel By Stuart Gibbs, Anjan Sarkar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stuart Gibbs, Anjan Sarkar (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781665931946
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2024

The New York Times bestselling Spy School series continues in graphic novel form with the third book as Ben gets kicked out of the CIA’s spy school and enrolls with the enemy.

During a spy school game of Capture the Flag, twelve-year-old Ben Ripley accidentally shoots a live mortar into the principal’s office—and immediately gets himself expelled.


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Someone Just Like You By Helen Docherty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Docherty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665949583
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2024

From celebrated picture book author Helen Docherty and the bestselling illustrator of the Questioneers series, David Roberts, comes a vitally important picture book encouraging empathy by showing we’re more similar than different.

Somewhere in this world, there is someone just like you, who finds the same things funny and who laughs the way you do.


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The Last Zookeeper By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536227680
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Published: Candlewick - March 26th, 2024

A master of the wordless form imagines a futuristic Noah’s Ark in a luminous sci-fi parable for our changing world.


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You're Going to Love This Book! By Jory John, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jory John, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374388539
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 12th, 2024

Sure to bring a smile to the faces of even the grumpiest readers, this laugh-out-loud picture book from #1 New York Times–bestselling author Jory John and internationally acclaimed illustrator Olivier Tallec is hilarious enough to come back to again and again.

Attention, reader: You’re going to LOVE this book!


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Exactly as Planned By Tao Nyeu, Tao Nyeu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tao Nyeu, Tao Nyeu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593462485
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - March 12th, 2024

In this clever, funny reversible book, kids will love comparing the two sides of one friendship story. Read Fox’s version of the eventful day, then flip the book over to read how Moose experiences it!


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Ready to Soar By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593696729
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Published: Dial Books - March 12th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rabbit Listened, a story of learning to stay true to yourself, rather than what others want you to be.


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City Girls By Loretta Lopez Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644213421
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Published: Triangle Square - April 9th, 2024

Readers of Lucky Broken Girl, Hurricane Child, and The House on Mango Street, will love this debut middle grade novel about finding sanctuary with friends who understand the enormous changes life can throw at you when you're 11.


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Spider in the Well By Jess Hannigan, Jess Hannigan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jess Hannigan, Jess Hannigan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063289475
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 19th, 2024

This cheeky picture book debut from author-illustrator Jess Hannigan tells the darkly dry and utterly hilarious tale of fibs, cons, and JUSTICE! Perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, Ryan Higgins, and stylized cinema—from Orson Welles to Wes Anderson.

Breaking News: Wishing Well Broken!


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Solar Bear By Beth Ferry, Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063251731
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Published: HarperCollins - March 19th, 2024

An empowering picture book from New York Times bestselling author Beth Ferry (Stick and Stone) and Caldecott Honoree Brendan Wenzel (They All Saw a Cat) told with lyrical text and luminous illustrations.


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Dog Man: The Scarlet Shedder: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #12): From the Creator of Captain Underpants By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338896435
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Published: Graphix - March 19th, 2024

Our canine superhero returns in DOG MAN: THE SCARLET SHEDDER, the suspenseful and hilarious twelfth graphic novel in the #1 worldwide bestselling series by award-winning author and illustrator Dav Pilkey!

P.U.! Dog Man got sprayed by a skunk! After being dunked in tomato juice, the stink is gone but the scarlet red color remains.


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Louder Than Hunger By John Schu Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536229097
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Published: Candlewick - March 19th, 2024

Every so often a book comes along that is so brave and necessary, it extends a lifeline when it’s needed most. This is one of those books.” —Katherine Applegate, author of the Newbery Medal–winning, The One and Only Ivan


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Where Sleeping Girls Lie By Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250800848
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 19th, 2024

In Where Sleeping Girls Lie — a YA contemporary mystery by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, the New York Times-bestselling author of Ace of Spades a girl new to boarding school discovers dark secrets and coverups after her roommate disappears.


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Where Rivers Part: A Story of My Mother's Life By Kao Kalia Yang Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982185299
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Published: Atria Books - March 19th, 2024

A mesmerizing and hauntingly beautiful memoir about a Hmong family’s epic journey to safety told from the perspective of the author’s incredible mother who survived, and helped her family escape, against all odds.

Born in 1961 in war-torn Laos, Tswb’s childhood was marked by the violence of America’s Secret War and the CIA recruitment of the Hmong and