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Harvey and the Extraordinary

By Eliza Martin
Illustrated by Anna Bron
Categories: Children's Fiction

Imaginative, self-confident, EXTRAORDINARY Mimi steps into the spotlight in this charming debut with an emotional heart.

If you were to imagine an extraordinary moment of destiny, I bet you wouldn’t ...

Living With Viola

Heartbreakingly honest and quietly funny, this graphic novel from a debut creator is a refreshingly real exploration of mental health, cultural differences, and the trials of middle school.

Livy is already ...

Thunder and the Noise Storms

When the world gets too loud and chaotic, a young boy’s grandfather helps him listen with wonder instead.    

Kids laughing, sneakers squeaking, balls bouncing—for Thunder, the sounds of the school ...

Welcome to the Cypher

By Khodi Dill
Illustrated by Awuradwoa Afful
Categories: Children's Fiction

Words burn bright in this joyful celebration of rap, creativity, and self-expression.

“Welcome to the cypher!

Now huddle up nice and snug.

You feel that circle around you?

Well, that’s a hip hop hug!” ...

Diana Dances

Diana is a dancer!

Diana is struggling in school and no one knows why. One day she can’t help but dance to music she hears, and the truth becomes clear—there’s nothing wrong with Diana. She just ...

48 Grasshopper Estates

By Sara de Waal
Illustrated by Erika Medina
Categories: Children's Fiction

A little girl uses imagination and inventiveness to spread friendship through her community. But will she find a friend of her own?

Whether it’s a supersonic sandwich maker or a twelve-tailed dragon, ...

Call Across the Sea

History is made one brave act at a time.

Henny has grown up with her father’s boat, the Gerda III, as a home away from home. She loves sailing the waters between Denmark and Sweden, carried along by ...

Yara's Spring

Coming of age against all odds in the midst of the Arab Spring.

Growing up in Aleppo, Yara’s childhood has long been shadowed by the coming revolution. But when the Arab Spring finally arrives at Yara’s ...

Anna at the Art Museum

By Hazel Hutchins & Gail Herbert
Illustrated by Lil Crump
Categories: Children's Fiction

Art is for everyone—even a bored little girl.

Going to the Art Museum with her mom is no fun at all for Anna. Everything is old and boring and there are so many rules: Don’t Touch! Do Not Enter! Quiet! ...

Why Are You So Quiet?

By Jaclyn Desforges
Illustrated by Risa Hugo
Categories: Children's Fiction

Into a world where it often seems nobody is listening comes a poignant story that celebrates the power of silence.  

“Why are you so quiet?” Her teacher implores it, her classmates shout it, even ...