New Releases - 4/2/19

Another amazing week in new books! We have quite a few bestsellers out in paperback this week (get ready for summer!) and some truly great kids books! We've also had a trickle of moon landing anniversary related books released over the last few weeks, be on the look out if that is your bag (definitely mine!) as I'll be doing a round up and recommendation list soon!

Books: 
The Pigeon Needs a Bath Book! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368046329
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - April 2nd, 2019

The Pigeon really needs a bath! Except, the Pigeon's not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month! Maybe. It's going to take some serious convincing to try and get the Pigeon to take the plunge.

A Mo Willems' fan favorite condensed in a bath book format.


Bookstore Babies Cover Image
By Puck, Violet Lemay (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781947458505
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Published: duopress - April 2nd, 2019

Here come the bookstore babies, ready to give you a tour of their favorite local shop. Spirited images pair with quirky text to introduce young readers to a group of smart, active, stylish, and just plain silly tots who love to explore their favorite bookstore.


Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781523506644
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 2nd, 2019

Keep Working. Keep Playing. Keep Creating.

In his previous books Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work!, both New York Times bestsellers, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlock their creativity and showed them how to become known.


Why We Read: Quotations for Book Lovers Cover Image
By Ellen Surrey (Artist)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781423648611
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Published: Gibbs Smith - April 2nd, 2019

A beautiful keepsake extolling the magic of books.


Kevin Belton's New Orleans Celebrations Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781423651550
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Published: Gibbs Smith - April 2nd, 2019

Celebrate like they do in The Big Easy with Chef Kevin Belton's newest cookbook.


Discover Our Solar System Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781787080171
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Published: Button Books - April 2019

Sit back and enjoy a cosmic tour of our awe-inspiring solar system with this illuminating illustrated guide. Aimed at children aged 8+, this exciting book makes learning a complex subject fun and accessible.


The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781523505517
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 2nd, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

It’s time to celebrate boys. 

 
Against the backdrop of a growing national conversation about how to raise sons to become good people, Kate T. Parker is leading the way by turning her lens on boys.


Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781612129020
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - April 2nd, 2019

Pack up sandcastle-building supplies, sunscreen, and this take-along activity book!


Ocean: Secrets of the Deep Cover Image
By Sabrina Weiss, Giulia de Amicis (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781999968076
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Published: What on Earth Books - April 2019

Discover menacing sharks, playful dolphins, clownfish, penguins, turtles, whales, shimmering jellyfish, and gargantuan giant squid. Find out about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Ocean: Secrets of the Deep is jam-packed with 100s of stylish illustrations, infographics and surprising facts about the world's marine life.


The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree.
Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States.


National Parks: A Kid's Guide to America's Parks, Monuments, and Landmarks, Revised and Updated Cover Image
By Erin McHugh, Neal Aspinall (Illustrator), Doug Leen (With), Brian Maebius (With)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780762494705
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - April 2nd, 2019

Calling all Junior Rangers! This fun-filled guide explores the wonders and weirdness of more than 75 U.S. parks, monuments, and landmarks, from Acadia to Zion.


Mary Engelbreit’s The World Is Yours Cover Image
By Mary Engelbreit, Mary Engelbreit (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062889942
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

New York Times bestselling author and artist Mary Engelbreit shares a beautifully illustrated collection of her favorite quotes.

This keepsake book is perfect for inspiring children as they grow and learn—and it makes a lovely gift for Mary Engelbreit fans, moms and other family members, and teachers.


Fresh Princess Cover Image
By Denene Millner, Gladys Jose (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062884572
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

Based on The Fresh Prince created by Will Smith, Destiny is the Fresh Princess.

Meet Destiny—a cool, energetic, and strong-willed young girl who approaches every day with her own signature style! That is, until she moves to a brand-new neighborhood, where nothing looks quite the same as it did at her old house.


A Piglet Named Mercy Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763677534
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Published: Candlewick - April 2nd, 2019

The instant New York Times bestseller!

Every porcine wonder was once a piglet! Celebrate the joy of a new arrival with this endearing picture-book prequel to the New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson series.


20 Recipes Kids Should Know Cover Image
By Esme Washburn, Calista Washburn (Photographs by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9783791385075
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Published: Prestel Junior - April 2nd, 2019

The perfect book for children, this fun and engaging cookbook is written and photographed by a pair of young sisters for budding chefs.


Giant Tess Cover Image
By Dan Yaccarino, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062670274
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

“[Tess’s] self-confidence grows to match her giant heart. A fanciful story of empowerment.” Kirkus

Internationally acclaimed and bestselling author-illustrator Dan Yaccarino presents a larger than life picture book about a girl with a heart as giant as she is.

Tess has a BIG problem.


Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062838377
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 2nd, 2019

* Winter 2018-2019 Kids' Indie Next List Pick * Indie Bestseller *

New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix takes readers on a thrilling adventure filled with mysteries and plot twists aplenty in this absorbing series about family and friendships. Perfect for fans of A Wrinkle in Time and The City of Ember!


How to Play the Piano Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781615195480
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Published: The Experiment - April 2nd, 2019

Now you can master Bach’s most beautiful prelude—even if you’ve never sat down at a piano before!

Do you have a piano (or keyboard) and forty-five spare minutes every day? Then spend the next six weeks with acclaimed concert pianist James Rhodes. By the end, you’ll be able to perform Bach’s Prelude No.


The Wheels on the Bus: And Other Favorite Songs and Rhymes Cover Image
By Tiger Tales (Editor), Genine Delahaye (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781680105728
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Published: Tiger Tales - April 2019

I Miss You When I Blink: Essays Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982102807
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Published: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2019

“I've spent my adult life prowling bookshelves for the modern-day reincarnation of my favorite authors—Nora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwin—all rolled into one...Good news: I have finally found their successor.” —Elisabeth Egan, The Washington Post

Acclaimed essayist and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott presents a charmingly r


The Remarkable Inventions of Walter Mortinson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534420809
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019

In this sweeping and inventive debut novel that’s perfect for fans of Roald Dahl, Neil Gaiman, and Tim Burton, a prodigal inventor flees his home to find his destiny.

In the humdrum town of Moormouth, Walter Mortinson’s unusual inventions cause nothing but trouble.


The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781538713648
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Published: Twelve - April 2nd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"[The] rare biography of a public figure that's not only beautifully written, but also shockingly revelatory." -- The Atlantic


Boy Swallows Universe: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062898104
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Published: Harper - April 2nd, 2019

Boy Swallows Universe hypnotizes you with wonder, and then hammers you with heartbreak. . . . Eli’s remarkably poetic voice and his astonishingly open heart take the day. They enable him to carve out the best of what’s possible from the worst of what is, which is the miracle that makes this novel marvelous.” -Washington Post


American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062655066
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Published: Harper - April 2nd, 2019

Instant New York Times Bestseller


American Spirit: Profiles in Resilience, Courage, and Faith Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062683717
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Published: William Morrow - April 2nd, 2019

The "American Sniper" legacy continues: Taya Kyle celebrates the American Spirit in her inspiring new book

Life leads us through difficult terrain. But what happens if you use challenge as an opportunity to discover your PURPOSE? These Americans did and are changing the world. 


The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780778307785
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Published: Park Row - April 2nd, 2019

An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature's most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee. Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm.


Orange for the Sunsets Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062795298
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 2nd, 2019

From debut author Tina Athaide comes a soaring tale of empathy, hope, and resilience, as two best friends living under Ugandan President Amin’s divisive rule must examine where—and who—they call home.

Perfect for fans of Half from the East and Inside Out and Back Again.


Defy Me (Shatter Me #5) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062676399
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

Juliette and Warner’s story continues in the thrilling fifth installment of Tahereh Mafi’s New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series.

Juliette Ferrars isn’t who she thinks she is.


Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525559535
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Published: Penguin Press - April 2nd, 2019

The New York Times bestseller.

A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American mind.


Lights All Night Long: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558736
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Published: Penguin Press - April 2nd, 2019

A gripping and deftly plotted narrative of family and belonging, Lights All Night Long is a dazzling debut novel from an acclaimed young writer

"A luminous debut. . . . It's hard not to read the book in a single sitting."--The Los Angeles Times


The Editor Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525537960
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 2nd, 2019

From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus comes a novel about a struggling writer who gets his big break, with a little help from the most famous woman in America.


A Sin by Any Other Name: Reckoning with Racism and the Heritage of the South Cover Image
By Robert W. Lee, Bernice A. King (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525576389
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Published: Convergent Books - April 2nd, 2019

A descendant of Confederate General Robert E. Lee chronicles his story of growing up with the South's most honored name, and the moments that forced him to confront the privilege, racism, and subversion of human dignity that came with it.

With a foreword by Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King.


Be a Blessing: A Journal for Cultivating Kindness, Joy, and Inspiration Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399181429
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 2nd, 2019

Featuring thoughtful exercises and words of wisdom from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber, this beautifully designed journal makes a treasured keepsake or a perfect gift.
 


The Devouring Gray Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368024969
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 2nd, 2019

"Fans of The Raven Boys and Stranger Things rejoice: This is your new obsession."-Claire Legrand, New York Times best-selling author of Furyborn


Defy the Fates (Defy the Stars #3) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316440752
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019

The stunning finale to the Defy the Stars trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars and Bloodline.

Hunted and desperate.


The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Southern Table Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400032693
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Published: Vintage - April 2nd, 2019

A New York Times bestseller


Super Sons: The PolarShield Project Cover Image
By Ridley Pearson, Ile Gonzalez (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781401286392
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Published: DC Zoom - April 2nd, 2019

Jon Kent and Ian Wayne are opposites in every way except one--they are the sons of the World's Greatest Heroes, Superman and Batman! To uncover a global conspiracy, this unlikely duo will need to learn to trust each other and work together to save the Earth. But who is the mysterious Candace, and what secrets does she hold that could be the key to everything?


Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring: A Spy on History Book Cover Image
By Enigma Alberti, Laura Terry (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781523502165
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 2nd, 2019

In a story of suspense and intrigue, Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring explores a little-known chapter of American history—and offers readers a mystery of their own to solve!
 
Travel back in time to the American Revolution in the thrilling third book in the Spy on History series.


Mera: Tidebreaker Cover Image
By Danielle Paige, Stephen Byrne (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781401283391
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Published: DC Ink - April 2nd, 2019

Princess Mera is teenage royalty and heir to the throne of Xebel, a penal colony ruled by the other no-so-lost land under the sea, Atlantis. Her father, his court and the entire kingdom are expecting her to marry and introduce a new king. But Mera is destined to wear a different crown....


One Dark Throne (Three Dark Crowns #2) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062385475
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Published: HarperTeen - April 2nd, 2019

The sequel to the New York Times bestselling YA fantasy novel Three Dark Crown


Losers Bracket Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062220080
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 2nd, 2019

When a family argument turns into an urgent hunt for a missing child, seventeen-year-old Annie Boots must do everything in her power to bring her nephew home safely.


The Fates Divide (Carve the Mark #2) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062426963
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 2nd, 2019

#1 New York Times Bestseller!

In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives.


Pax Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062377029
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 2nd, 2019

National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the Year

Finally in paperback! This handsome edition features French flaps.


Megabat and Fancy Cat Cover Image
By Anna Humphrey, Kass Reich (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780735262591
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Published: Tundra Books - April 2nd, 2019

Megabat returns, this time with a new nemesis: a very fancy cat. Can our tiny bat hero stop his Daniel's heart from being stolen by this nefarious, fluffy villain?

Megabat was looking forward to Christmas morning: presents, playing toys, smooshfruit and watching Star Wars. But then Daniel opened his last, most special present.


Who Was H. J. Heinz? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488653
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 2nd, 2019

Who HQ has way more than 57 reasons why you'll want to read the amazing story of H. J. Heinz--the American entrepreneur who brought tomato ketchup to the masses.


Who Was Norman Rockwell? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488646
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 2nd, 2019

Brush up your knowledge on popular American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell with this exciting Who Was? title.


Where the Heart Is Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536200034
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Published: Candlewick - April 2nd, 2019

If home is where the heart is, what would happen if you lost it? Compassion and humor infuse the story of a family caught in financial crisis and a girl struggling to form her own identity.


The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524767600
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Published: Yearling - April 2nd, 2019

A lightning strike gave her a super power...but even a super genius can't solve the problem of middle school. This smart and funny novel is perfect for fans of The Fourteenth Goldfish, Rain Reign, and Counting by Sevens.


The Atlas of Happiness: The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780762467877
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Published: Running Press Adult - April 2nd, 2019


A fun, illustrated guide that takes us around the world, discovering the secrets to happiness. Author Helen Russell (The Year of Living Danishly) uncovers the fascinating ways that different nations search for happiness in their lives, and what they can teach us about our own quest for meaning.


Katt vs. Dogg Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316411561
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Published: jimmy patterson - April 2019

For anyone who loves cats, dogs (or both!), James Patterson's most pawsome story ever is set in a society defined by the oldest rivalry in the world: katts versus doggs!

Oscar is a happy dogg---a rambunctious kid who loves being a Dogg Scout. Thanks to his family, he knows that snobby katts are good for nothing but chasing up trees.


The Upstairs Room Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062849809
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

Newbery Honor Book • ALA Notable Book • An SLJ Best Book • A Jane Addams Award Honor Book • Winner of the Jewish Book Council Children’s Book Award


Long Way Down Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781481438261
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019

“An intense snapshot of the chain reaction caused by pulling a trigger.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Astonishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A tour de force.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)


A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book

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Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3 The Ship of the Dead Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781368024440
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 2nd, 2019

Magnus Chase, a once-homeless teen, is a resident of the Hotel Valhalla and one of Odin's chosen warriors. As the son of Frey, the god of summer, fertility, and health, Magnus isn't naturally inclined to fighting.


Mirror, Mirror: A Twisted Tale Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368013833
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Published: Disney Press - April 2nd, 2019

Mirror, Mirror: A Twisted Tale poses the question, what if the Evil Queen poisoned the prince?



The City of Lost Fortunes (A Crescent City Novel) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328589828
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Published: John Joseph Adams/Mariner Books - April 2nd, 2019

The fate of New Orleans rests in the hands of a wayward grifter in this novel of gods, games, and monsters.
 
Jude Dubuisson knows things he shouldn’t. He has the supernatural ability to find lost things, a gift passed down to him by the father he has never known—a father who was more than human.


The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Dapo Adeola (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328460837
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

"The Last Last-Day-of-Summer reminds me that all children deserve to exist in magical spaces where their imaginations and familial bonds will them into heroism. Every single child should have the freedom to be one of The Legendary Alstons.


The Wonderful Things You Will Be (Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781984848819
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019

A gorgeous slipcased edition of the essential New York Times bestseller--perfect as a gift for anyone beginning something new!

This gorgeous gift edition of Emily Winfield Martin's modern classic poem will elevate any special occasion! With extra pages designed to be personalized with notes from friends and family, this volume is sure to be treasured and revisited often.


The Wonderful Things You Will Be Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780385376716
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015

The New York Times bestseller that celebrates the dreams, acceptance, and love that parents have for their children . . . now and forever! The perfect gift for Mothers–young and old–this Mother's Day!