Amie's #1 Pick!
An instant classic odd-couple tale about rock-scientist Badger and chicken-befriending Skunk, a pair who need to learn to be friends.
Meet thousands of unsung heroes and their history-changing innovations behind one of humanity’s most ambitious, dangerous, and thrilling adventures. Ages 10 +
Set your spirit free as you embark an exciting journey across the whole US of A with Siber, the award-winning author of National Parks of the USA. Ages 6 +
Journey from Earth to the outer reaches of the universe and encounter bizarre planets, distant stars, and intricate galaxies with this stunning book about space! Ages 7 +
Are zombie jellyfish real? How does an albatross sleep-fly? Meet the most spectacular creatures on Earth, from water to sky and the forests and deserts in between. Ages 9 +
With intricate cut-paper artwork and enticing die cuts, this search-and-find book highlights animals across the globe.
Wisconsin’s own Caldecott Medalist transforms simple shapes and bright, shining colors into something magical. Signed copies available! Ages 2 - 6
The companion book to Here We Are celebrates a parent’s boundless love, life’s endless opportunities, and all we need to build a future together. Ages 4 +
Discover the brave and resourceful birds who survive winter, snow, and frigid temperatures against all odds, in this poetic, gorgeously illustrated book. Ages 4 +
From two-time Caldecott Honoree Blackall comes a glorious guide to our home planet, and a call for us to take care of both Earth and each other. Ages 5 +
Pipo is on a quest to prove pizza is the best food in the world in this bright, whimsical story about open-mindedness, community, and family. Ages 3 +
A new stand-alone edition of one of Tan's most beloved stories, perfect for anyone who appreciates wonder, exploration, and life's everyday mysteries. Ages 5 +
The first in a brand new series from prima ballerina Copeland inspired by her own experiences in ballet and her love of dancing. Ages 5 +
Music lovers will laugh out loud at this book full of energy and band instruments - including one particularly loud interrupting drummer! Ages 4 +
Overflowing with heart and magic, award-winner McKay’s tale of a girl adjusting to her new family in a mysterious house full of startling secrets.
Top 5 Pick: Tim
One of our favorite middle-grade novels of 2020, a modern take from an Asian American perspective on classic books like Little House on the Prairie, from a beloved Newbery Medalist. Ages 8 +
Ross does not want to be the cancer kid. Based on his own experience, Harrell’s novel is an unforgettable, hilarious story of surviving middle school and an unthinkable diagnosis while embracing weirdness. Ages 9 +
You can’t help but be charmed by Newbery Honoree and Coretta Scott King Award-winner Watson’s Ramona-esque new series staring an irrepressible Black girl and her lovable family.
Hatchet meets Long Way Down in this heartfelt, gripping novel in verse about a young girl's struggle for survival after a climbing trip with her father goes terribly wrong. Ages 8 +
Jen did not want to leave the city, move to a farm, or get two new ‘sisters.’ A funny, sweet, and real graphic novel about an unlikely journey of friends, sisterhood, and home. Ages 8 +
For fans of Amulet and Star Wars, a graphic novel of two unlikely friends who get swept up in a quest way above their pay grade to save their world from falling into eternal darkness. Ages 8 +
Drew is too used to working “twice as hard to be just as good.” When he realizes even his friends are privileged in ways he may never be, can he overcome the isolating divide, be accepted, and accept himself? Ages 8 +
Top 5 Pick: Amie
A groundbreaking novel of Indigenous myths, modern technology, and the supernatural. A murder mystery in an America shaped by magic, monsters, and legends. Age 12 +
Fourteen teenagers in San Francisco, all of them second-generation Japanese Americans, have their lives irrevocably changed by the mass U.S. incarcerations of World War II. Age 12 +
Filled with mystery and magic and set in a residential gifted school, this is a modern-day twist on a classic legend with a lot of Southern Black Girl Magic. Age 14 +
Top 5 Pick: Rachel
A girl-power friendship story about an eighth grader who starts a protest of the unfair dress code enforcement at her school and sparks a rebellion. Age 10 +
Top 5 Pick: Jenny
Rich with complex emotions and laugh-out-loud banter, this story of two rival overachievers will win your heart from the first page. Age 12 +
Top 5 Pick: Parker
Like a supernatural take on the Hardy Boys, complete with totally righteous vintage vibes. Age 12 +