Welcome to Melissa Albert's The Hazel Wood—the fiercely stunning New York Times bestseller everyone is raving about!
Celebrate diversity and inclusion with this New York Times bestselling picture book about a school where all are welcome! Look under the jacket for a poster, and don't miss the fold-out page at the end of the book.
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature!
A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book
What’s in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be.
From the start of this extraordinary debut, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's writing will grab you, haunt you, enrage and invigorate you. By placing ordinary characters in extraordinary situations, Adjei-Brenyah reveals the violence, injustice, and painful absurdities that black men and women contend with every day in this country.
These stories tackle urgent instances of racism and cultural unrest, and explore the many ways we fight for humanity in an unforgiving world. In "The Finkelstein Five," Adjei-Brenyah gives us an unforgettable reckoning of the brutal prejudice of our justice system. In "Zimmer Land," we see a far-too-easy-to-believe imagining of racism as sport. And "Friday Black" and "How to Sell a Jacket as Told by Ice King" show the horrors of consumerism and the toll it takes on us all.
Entirely fresh in its style and perspective, and sure to appeal to fans of Colson Whitehead, Marlon James, and George Saunders, Friday Blackconfronts readers with a complicated, insistent, wrenching chorus of emotions, the final note of which, remarkably, is hope.
It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . Readers will gobble up this hilarious new story from award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.
The English-language debut of one of Japan's most talented contemporary writers, selling over 650,000 copies there, Convenience Store Woman is the heartwarming and surprising story of thirty-six-year-old Tokyo resident Keiko Furukura.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"[A] poetic reckoning of the importance of love in a child's life . . . eloquent and moving."—People
A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times Book Review).WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017
Jeanette Winterson's novels have established her as one of the most important young writers in world literature. The Passion is perhaps her most highly acclaimed work, a modern classic that confirms her special claim on the novel.
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NEW YORK’S “ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK” PICK
Named One of the Best Books of 2018 by: Washington Post • NPR • People • Refinery29 • Parade • Buzzfeed
Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal
The New York Times Bestseller
An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016
An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016
A School Library Journal Best Boo$24.29ISBN: 9781250164193Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: St. Martin's Press - August 7th, 2018
“Greenwood’s glowing dark ruby of a novel brilliantly transforms the true crime story that inspired Nabokov’s Lolita. Shatteringly original and eloquently written....So ferociously suspenseful, I found myself holding my breath.” —Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You$10.80ISBN: 9780374530655Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 18th, 2008
Whether writing about waiting as a child in a dentist's office, viewing a city from a plane high above, or losing items ranging from door keys to one's lover in the masterfully restrained "One Art," Elizabeth Bishop somehow conveyed both large and small emotional truths in language of stunning exactitude and even more astonishing resonance.$8.09ISBN: 9780394820378Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - October 12th, 1988
Hailed as “a classic. . . . humorous, full of warmth and real invention” (The New Yorker), this beloved story--first published more than fifty ago--introduces readers to Milo and his adventures in the Lands Beyond.$8.09ISBN: 9780689711817Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998
2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.
In this winner of the Newbery Medal from E.L.$14.40ISBN: 9780385480017Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Anchor - September 1st, 1995
For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s father—also a writer—in the iconic passage that gives the book its title:
$15.29ISBN: 9781101934593Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017
Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold short story collection—written by some of the best children’s authors including Kwame Alexander, Meg Medina, Jacqueline Woodson, and many more and published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books—celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.
$15.26ISBN: 9780679735663Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - September 10th, 1991
Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth.$13.50ISBN: 9780316184151Availability: BackorderedPublished: Back Bay Books -
The richest and most authoritative selected volume of Emily Dickinson's poems.$14.39ISBN: 9780060730550Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper Perennial - February 3rd, 2004
Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had just reached the top of a 21,000-foot peak in the Andes when disaster struck. Simpson plunged off the vertical face of an ice ledge, breaking his leg. In the hours that followed, darkness fell and a blizzard raged as Yates tried to lower his friend to safety.$16.19ISBN: 9780061120060Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amistad - May 30th, 2006
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick
“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie Smith$17.09ISBN: 9781481415903Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 3rd, 2016
Kirkus Award Finalist
Schneider Family Book Award Winner
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires—literally—in this piercing middle grade novel by the winner of the Coretta Scott King – Johnson Steptoe Award.
Genie’s summer is full of surprises.$15.29ISBN: 9780763664329Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - January 10th, 2017
Expect something unexpected when a duckling lost at sea adopts a musical friend in a whimsical, heart-lifting story from Timothy Basil Ering.$16.19ISBN: 9780553498059Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Schwartz & Wade - January 3rd, 2017
"But what Emily Jenkins and Chris Appelhans’ lyrical collaboration is really about is the intoxicating thrill of friendship, and boundless joy of play..." –The New York Times
A “merry read-aloud.” –The Wall Street Journal
Winner of the 2018 Zena Sutherland Award for Best Text$16.19ISBN: 9781423127543Availability: BackorderedPublished: Disney-Hyperion - December 13th, 2016A winter illness left Lotus, a little girl, without a voice and without friends. A hunter's bullet left Feather, a crane, injured and unable to fly. As Lotus nurses Feather back to health, their bond grows. Soon Feather is following Lotus everywhere, even to school! The bird dances to the girl's reed whistle, much to the delight of the other children.$15.29ISBN: 9780375831997Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017
From Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli (Maniac Magee, Stargirl) comes the "moving and memorable" (Kirkus Reviews, starred) story of a girl searching for happiness inside the walls of a prison.
$17.09ISBN: 9780399547584Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 24th, 2017
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl in this enthralling murder mystery set in Kenya.
$16.19ISBN: 9780545722889Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - January 31st, 2017La Paz is a happy, but noisy village. A little peace and quiet would make it just right.
So the villagers elect the bossy Don Pepe as their mayor. Before long, singing of any kind is outlawed. Even the teakettle is afraid to whistle!
$5.39ISBN: 9780545912402Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man
This New York Times bestselling illustrated series is perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.