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  • Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You

    by Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, and Sonja Cherry-Paul

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    RACE. Uh-oh. The R-word.
    But actually talking about race is one of the most important things to learn how to do.

    Adapted from the groundbreaking bestseller Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, this book takes readers on a journey from present to past and back again. Kids will discover where racist ideas came from, identify how they impact America today, and meet those who have fought racism with antiracism. Along the way, they’ll learn how to identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their own lives.

  • Jaden Toussaint, The Greatest: The Quest for Screen Time: Episode 1

    by Marti Dumas

    $5.99

    Series: Jaden Toussaint, The Greatest Book 1

    Jaden Toussaint is a five year old who knows it all. I mean, really knows it all. Animal science. Great debater. Master of the art of ninja dancing. There's nothing Jaden Toussaint can't do. The only problem is that grown-ups keep trying to convince him that, even though he's really smart, he doesn't know everything. The thing is--he kind of does. This time our hero must use all his super-powered brain power to convince the grown-ups that he needs more screen time

  • Parker Dresses Up: Ready-to-Read Level 1 by Parker Curry
    $4.99

    The New York Times bestselling team behind Parker Looks Up returns with this Level 1 Ready-to-Read about the fun of dressing up and dreaming big!

    Parker is playing dress up with her younger siblings, Ava and Cash. With each costume, Parker imagines what her life would be like if she were a doctor, a princess, or even a princess doctor. Because Parker knows that she doesn't need to limit herself to being one thing. The sky’s the limit!

  • Ty's Travels: Beach Day!

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

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    Join Ty on his imaginative adventures in Ty's Travels, a My First I Can Read series with rhythmic text by Kelly Starling Lyons and joyful art by Nina Mata.

    Ty turns an ordinary day in the sandbox into a fun beach day. He wiggles his toes in the sand, finds seashells, builds a castle, and splashes in the ocean. Splish, splash! When his neighbor’s beach ball flies into his backyard, Ty learns that a beach day is even better with a friend. 

  • Wednesday and Woof #2: New Pup on The Block

    by Sherri Winston

    $5.99

    Did Wednesday’s friend really take her twin brother’s missing drone? Wednesday and her service dog, Woof, are on the case in the second book of this full-color, fully illustrated HarperChapters series.

    Every book in the HarperChapters line of early chapter books sets newly independent readers up for success with short chapters, art on every page, and interactive features that celebrate progress and effort!

    Detective Tip #2: Don’t forget to use your eyes, ears, and even your nose!

    Wednesday’s brother’s drone went missing in their own backyard. And that can mean only one thing—the thief is one of their friends! Can the neighborhood’s newest service dog help Wednesday and Woof sniff out the bandit? Or will the case of the missing drone be a doggone disaster? 

  • Wednesday and Woof #1: Catastrophe

    by Sherri Winston

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    Can Wednesday and her service dog, Woof, sniff out Mrs. Winter’s missing cat before her big trip? This is the first book of a fun full-color early chapter book series about the best detectives in the Midwest!

    Detective Tip #1 Try not to jump to conclusions. Wednesday and her service dog, Woof, are the best detectives in the whole world—or at least their neighborhood. But can they find Mrs. Winters’s missing cat before her big trip? Or will the case of the cat-napped kitty be their first unsolved mystery? 

    HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!

  • Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel

    by Nikki Grimes

    $12.99

    Dyamonde Daniel may be new in town, but that doesn't stop her from making a place for herself in a jiffy. With her can-do attitude and awesome brain power she takes the whole neighborhood by storm. The only thing puzzling her is the other new kid in her class. He's awfully grouchy - but Dyamonde's determined to get to the bottom of his frowning attitude and make a friend. Readers will fall in love with Dyamonde Daniel, the spirited star of a new series by Nikki Grimes. With her upbeat, take-charge attitude, Dyamonde is a character to cheer for - and the fun, accessible storytelling will hook kids from the first page.

    Series: A Dyamonde Daniel Book (#1)
  • Almost Zero: A Dyamonde Daniel Book

    by Nikki Grimes

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    Dyamonde really wants red high-top sneakers. Too bad they're so expensive! A classmate tells her it's her mom's job to give her what she needs, but when Dyamonde tries that argument, her mom teaches her a lesson by literally only giving her what she needs. Now Dyamonde is down to almost zero outfits! But then she finds out one of her friends has it much worse, and she's determined to do what she can to help.

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    Series: A Dyamonde Daniel Book (#3)

  • Ty's Travels: All Aboard! by Kelly Starling Lyons
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    Join Ty on his imaginative adventures in Ty's Travels, a new My First I Can Read series with rhythmic text by Kelly Starling Lyons and with joyful art by Nina Mata.

    Ty wishes his family would play with him, but everyone is too busy before dinnertime. Luckily, Ty knows just what to do. . . . Time for fun! Celebrate the power of imagination in All Aboard!

    With simple, rhythmic text and joyful, bright art, this My First series is perfect for the beginning reader.

  • Brand New School, Brave New Ruby (Ruby and the Booker Boys #1)

    by Derrick Barnes

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    Eight-year-old ultra-fabulous Ruby Marigold Booker returns in this reissue of the Ruby and the Booker Boys series by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor author Derrick Barnes!

    Eight-year-old ultra-fabulous Ruby Marigold Booker returns in this reissue of the Ruby and the Booker Boys series by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor author Derrick Barnes!Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11), Roosevelt (10), and Tyner (9), the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn't hanging with her friend, Theresa Petticoat, she's finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She's sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings. She sings like nobody's business; she has a pet iguana named Lady Love; her favorite color is grape-jelly purple; and when she grows up, she's going to be the most famous woman animal doctor on the planet. She's the fabulous, oh-so-spectacular Ruby Marigold Booker!
  • Jada Jones: Rock Star #1

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

    $6.99
    Fans of Princess Posey and Ivy and Bean will enjoy engaging with science-loving Jada Jones in this easy-to-read chapter book.

    When Jada Jones's best friend moves away, school feels like the last place she wants to be. She'd much rather wander outside looking for cool rocks to add to her collection, since finding rocks is much easier than finding friends. So when Jada's teacher announces a class project on rocks and minerals, Jada finally feels like she's in her element. The only problem: one of her teammates doesn't seem to like any of Jada's ideas. She doesn't seem to like Jada all that much, either. Can Jada figure out a way to make a winning science project and a new friend?  

    The early chapter book bridges between leveled readers and chapter books for fluent readers adjusting to the chapter book format. At about 5,000 words, with short chapters and two-color art on almost every page, it will appeal to this unique reader. The two-color art throughout will help readers transition from the familiar four-color art of leveled readers and ease them into black-and-white chapter books.
  • Miles Lewis: King of the Ice #1

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

    $6.99

    From the award-winning author of the Jada Jones chapter books comes an illustrated spinoff series all about fourth grader Miles Lewis. 

    Miles Lewis loves science and sports. But when his teacher announces a class field trip to an ice skating rink to learn about physics, he isn't so excited. He's never ice skated before, and his friend RJ won't let him forget it. RJ even challenges him to a bet: If Miles skates without falling, RJ will put a “Miles is the man” sign on his backpack. But if Miles falls, he has to put one on his that says the same about RJ. Miles can barely focus on the bet, though, because he suspects his beloved Nana has plans to move out of his family's house--and that's just too much to bear. Can he keep his cool with all the pressure from RJ while finding a way to make his grandma stay?

  • Ty's Travels: Lab Magic

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

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    A Geisel Honor–winning series! Join Ty on his imaginative adventures in Ty's Travels, a My First I Can Read series with rhythmic text by Kelly Starling Lyons and joyful, bright art by Nina Mata.

    Ty and Corey love to visit the museum. When they step through the doors, they become scientists. They study bugs and hunt for fossils. They catch the wind. When Ty can’t participate in a lab activity because of his age, he uses his big imagination at home. Discovering new things is so much fun!

    Ty’s Travels: Lab Magic, a My First I Can Read book, is carefully crafted using basic language, word repetition, sight words, and sweet illustrations—which means it's perfect for shared reading with emergent readers.

  • Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom! by Kelly Starling Lyons
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    A 2021 Geisel Honor Book!  Join Ty on his imaginative adventures in Ty's Travels, a new My First I Can Read series with rhythmic text by Kelly Starling Lyons and joyful art by Nina Mata.

    Ty can’t wait to ride his brand-new scooter at the park. Other kids zip and zoom by like race cars, but all Ty can do is wobble! Ty wants to give up, but a new friend helps Ty give it another try. Celebrate imagination and the power of persistence in Zip, Zoom!

    With simple, rhythmic text and joyful, bright art, this My First series is perfect for the beginning reader.

  • Trivia Queen, 3rd Grade Supreme (Ruby and the Booker Boys #2)
    $5.99
    Eight-year-old ultra-fabulous Ruby Marigold Booker returns in this reissue of the Ruby and the Booker Boys series by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor author Derrick Barnes!

    Eight-year-old ultra-fabulous Ruby Marigold Booker returns in this reissue of the Ruby and the Booker Boys series by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor author Derrick Barnes!Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11), Roosevelt (10), and Tyner (9), the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn't hanging with her friend, Theresa Petticoat, she's finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She's sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings. And now, bring on the spotlight! Ruby Booker is ready to shine! Her chance is coming up: There's an animal trivia contest at her school, and the winner gets season passes to the Chill Brook Zoo for everyone in his or her grade! The problem is, she needs a little help...
  • Clubhouse Mysteries #2: Lost in the Tunnel of Time

    by Sharon M Draper

    $16.99

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    In this second book of the classic chapter book series by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper, four boys who call themselves the Black Dinosaurs explore an old tunnel that once was part of the Underground Railroad.

    Ziggy, Rico, Rashawn, and Jerome discover their hometown used to be a stop on the Underground Railroad and set out to explore the part of the tunnel right under their school. When a trapdoor slams behind them, locking them in the tunnel, there’s only one thing they can do—plunge deeper and deeper into the darkness. Where will the tunnel lead them? And will the old, crumbling walls hold until they find their way to the end?

  • Jaden Toussaint, The Greatest: The Ladek Invasion: Episode 2

    by Marti Dumas

    $5.99

    Series: Jaden Toussaint, The Greatest Book 2

    Jaden Toussaint, 5 year-old scientist and all around cool dude, must save his school from a (possible) alien invasion. His only weapons are science, ninja dancing, and the super-powered brain power of his seriously awesome group of friends. Can Jaden Toussaint and his crew come up with a plan that doesn't involve (dunh-dunh-dunh...) the EXTERMINATOR?

  • Ellie Engle Saves Herself

    by Leah Johnson

    $18.99

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    From award-winning YA author Leah Johnson comes her middle grade debut: a laugh-until-you-cry, cry-until-you-laugh story about friendship, change, and the power we have to love ourselves.

    Ellie Engle doesn’t stand out. Not at home, where she's alone with her pet fish since her dad moved away and her mom has to work around the clock . Not at the bakery, where she helps out old Mr. Walker on the weekends. And definitely not at school, where her best friend Abby—the coolest, boldest, most talented girl in the world—drags Ellie along on her never-ending quest to “make her mark.” To someone else, a life in the shadows might seem boring, or lonely. But not to Ellie. As long as she has Abby by her side and a comic book in her hand, she’s quite content.

    Too bad life didn’t bother checking in with Ellie. Because when a freak earthquake hits her small town, Ellie wakes up with the power to bring anything back to life with just her touch. And when a video of her using her powers suddenly goes viral, Ellie’s life goes somewhere she never imagined—or wanted: straight into the spotlight. 

    Surviving middle school is hard enough. Surviving middle school when paparazzi are camped out on your front lawn and an international pop singer wants you to use your powers on live tv and you might be in love with your best friend but she doesn’t know it? Absolutely impossible.

  • Jada Jones: Sky Watcher #5

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

    $6.99


    Jada is excited to do a school project about her hero Dr. Mae Jemison, a former NASA astronaut and the first Black woman to travel to outer space. She even gets to pretend to be her for the presentation in front of her teacher, parents, and friends! But when Jada’s research reminds her how accomplished her hero truly is, she suddenly feels like she’s made a mistake. How can she portray someone who seems to have everything together when she feels like she’s falling apart?

    Series Overview: Jada Jones is an easy-to-read chapter book series featuring Jada, a fourth-grader who loves science and learning.

  • Ruby Flips for Attention (Ruby and the Booker Boys #4)
    $5.99
    Eight-year-old ultra-fabulous Ruby Marigold Booker returns in this reissue of the Ruby and the Booker Boys series by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor author Derrick Barnes!Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, high-flying Ruby Booker soars to new heights! After watching her big cousin Kee Kee compete in a cheerleading competition, Ruby attempts to copy some of the high-flying moves she saw earlier. This cheerleading stuff could be just the thing to bring her a ton of attention. But during practice with Marcellus, she injures her arm and must be rushed to the hospital. The doctors fit her with a hot-pink cast that turns out to be a great conversation piece. After giving a million different versions of the accident to everyone at school, she becomes the center of attention after all!
  • Halfway to Perfect: A Dyamonde Daniel Book

    by Nikki Grimes

    $12.99

    Dyamonde knows it’s what’s on the inside that counts!

    Dyamonde loves eating her mom’s pancakes. Free loves eating…period. But lately Damaris just pushes her food around her plate, and Dyamonde suspects it has something to do with the mean things classmates have been saying about people’s weight. Damaris wonders if they might be talking about her too. Dyamonde knows that Damaris doesn’t have a weight problem and is perfect just the way she is—so now it’s time for her to make sure Damaris knows that, too.

    Series: A Dyamonde Daniel Book (#4)

  • Ty’s Travels: Winter Wonderland by Kelly Starling Lyons
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    A Geisel Award Honor Book– winning series! Join Ty on an imaginative adventure to the North Pole in this My First ICR featuring rhythmic text by Kelly Starling Lyons and joyful, bright art by Nina Mata.

    Experience the magic of Ty’s big imagination! After seeing the North Pole in his snow globe, Ty and Momma embark on a wonderful trip to the North Pole. Ty sees amazing things like a sparkling Christmas tree, waving snowmen, and even a singing polar bear. Will Ty’s wish to see Santa come true? Beginning readers will enjoy this irresistible, charming My First winter wonderland adventure. Readers who loved Ty's Travels: All Aboard! and Ty's Travels: Beach Day! will be excited to dive back into Ty’s limitless imagination for the holiday season.

    Ty’s Travels: Winter Wonderland, a My First I Can Read! book, is carefully crafted using basic language, word repetition, sight words, and sweet illustrations—which means it's perfect for shared reading with emergent readers.

  • African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History

    by Tracey Baptiste

    $19.95
    Heroic full-color portraits illustrate the stories of ten people who helped shape the African continent from ancient times through the tumultuous sixteenth century. In a richly designed work including profiles of rulers, educators, inventors, scholars, and explorers with additional maps and graphics, an award-winning author introduces reader to underrepresented stories of Black history.
  • Jada Jones: Class Act #2

    by Kelly Starling Lyons

    $6.99

    Fans of Princess Posey and Ivy and Bean will enjoy rooting for Jada Jones as she runs for student council in this easy-to-read chapter book.

    As a candidate for class representative, Jada is ready to give the campaign her all. But when rumors start to fly about her secret fear of public speaking, she isn't sure who she can trust. And the pressure to make promises she can't keep only adds to her growing list of problems. Is winning even worth it when friendships are on the line? This easy-to-read story—with plenty of pictures and a charming, relatable cast of characters—is a sure winner. The early chapter book bridges between leveled readers and chapter books for fluent readers adjusting to the chapter book format. At about 5,000 words, with short chapters and two-color art on almost every page, it will appeal to this unique reader. The two-color art throughout will help readers transition from the familiar four-color art of leveled readers and ease them into black-and-white chapter books.

  • Ana & Andrew: La Mascota Perfecta (The Perfect Pet)

    by Christine Platt

    $9.95

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    Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

    Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

  • The Slumber Party Payback (Ruby and the Booker Boys #3)
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    Eight-year-old ultra-fabulous Ruby Marigold Booker returns in this reissue of the Ruby and the Booker Boys series by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor author Derrick Barnes!

    Eight-year-old ultra-fabulous Ruby Marigold Booker returns in this reissue of the Ruby and the Booker Boys series by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor author Derrick Barnes!  Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11), Roosevelt (10), and Tyner (9), the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn't hanging with her friend, Theresa Petticoat, she's finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She's sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings.  And now, look out! Ruby's hosting a big pink slumber party! The last time Ruby hosted a slumber party, her big brother Roosevelt played tricks on her and her friends all night long.  Well, it's payback time! When it comes to teaching Ro a lesson, a little lipstick and a lot of know-how can go a long way.  Bottom line? Don't mess with Ruby and her crew!
  • Clubhouse Mysteries #3: Shadows of Caesar's Creek

    by Sharon M. Draper

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    In this third book of the classic chapter book series by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper, four boys who call themselves the Black Dinosaurs go on a spooky camping trip filled with Native American lore.

    Ziggy and friends are excited about their overnight camping trip to Caesar’s Creek State Park—named after a Shawnee chief. Their camp counselor is a descendant of Caesar and fills the campers’ imaginations with fun (and spooky!) stories about her ancestors and the Shawnee legends.

    When Ziggy and the rest of the Clubhouse gang decide to test their courage like the Shawnee youth did, things don’t go quite as planned. And when they end up lost, strange things start to happen. Could it just be the animals roaming the woods? Or are the ancient spirits of Caesar back to haunt their old stomping grounds?

  • Clubhouse Mysteries #4: The Space Mission Adventure

    by Sharon M Draper

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    In this fourth book of the classic chapter book series by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper, four boys who call themselves the Black Dinosaurs go to space camp!

    Ziggy and his friends can’t wait for space camp, where they’ll get to learn about weightlessness and how astronauts eat—and use the bathroom—in space! But Ziggy has another goal: he wants to meet some aliens. Purple, three-headed Martians, preferably, just like in his Mega Mighty Martian Blaster game.

    Once he gets to camp, Ziggy learns that real-life space travel is even more exciting than what he imagined. But when a mysterious, shiny stone appears, Ziggy can’t help but wonder if his dream of alien contact has just come true...

  • Maxie Wiz and Her Dragon

    by Michelle Meadows

    $5.99

    A rollicking, rhyming, magical adventure in this Step 1 Reader featuring a young wizard in training!

    Maxie Wiz wants a pal. HOCUS-POCUS—a dragon egg appears! Soon, he almost grows too large for the castle! What spells will Maxie come up with to help with her new pet?

    Follow this little wizard and her hatchling dragon for a day full of fun and charming spells! Easy-to-follow rhyme ensures a successful reading experience, while bright, lively art brings this delightful story to life.

    Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.

    Series Overview: Spring 2024: Untitled Maxie Wiz 
    Since 1984, Step into Reading has set the standard. Random House was the first trade publisher to implement a leveling system that recognized the developmental stages of beginning readers; offer a reader series as original paperbacks; and publish a mix of original and licensed titles. The line includes exciting fiction and non-fiction, favorite characters and innovative line extensions such as Non-Fiction Readers, Comic Readers, Math Readers, Phonics Readers, and Sticker Books: a complete literacy program with something for every child.

  • A Walk in Harlem

    by Mireille Miller-Young

    $9.95

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    Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

    Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

  • Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book

    by Nikki Grimes

    $12.99

    Dyamonde Daniel is excited about the local library's poetry contest, and so is her friend Free. The prize is one hundred dollars - just think what they could buy with that much money! But when they find out that Damaris, one of their classmates, has been living in a homeless shelter, their ideas about what it means to be rich or poor start to change. And when they get to know Damaris, they realize the one who could use the prize money the most also happens to be the best poet in class.

    Series: A Dyamonde Daniel Book (#2)

  • Ana & Andrew: Yendo a Ghana (Going to Ghana)

    by Christine Platt

    $9.95

    *ships/available for pickup in 7-10 business days

    Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

    Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

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