So many great books today! Including two books that focus on talking about death with children. Whether you want to think about it or not, the question of death is frequently on your kid's mind. Don't get freaked out - get educated!
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE
Margaret Atwood's dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid's Tale, has become a modern classic—and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel.
"Echoing the punk-rock feminist movement of the early '90s, debut author Keenan creates a timely narrative that will challenge teens to reflect on their personal values and engage in respectful discourse. A must-read." -Kirkus, starred review
Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. The best questions come from kids. What would happen to an astronaut's body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral?
Neil Gaiman meets How to Train Your Dragon in this beautifully illustrated middle-grade novel about a boy, his trusted dog, and his best friend, as they race to save the stars before their light is extinguished for good.
Stargazing is a heartwarming middle-grade graphic novel in the spirit of Real Friends and El Deafo, from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Jen Wang.
A USA Today Best-Selling Novel!
“Unlike anything I’ve ever read. ” —V.E. Schwab
“Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!” —Charles Stross
“Brilliantly original, messy and weird straight through.” —NPR
The Emperor needs necromancers.
Hungry for a new drawing challenge? Grab a marker or pen and ENTER CUTE FOOD
The Sleeping Beauty: My First Ballet Book retells the classic story and introduces little ones to the beautiful art of ballet.
When a millipede can't find a band to join, he finds a way to make his own special kind of music
With gentle humor and quirkiness, this sympathetic book demonstrates how to say goodbye to a beloved pet and give it a proper sendoff.
" The End of Something Wonderful is] really good. It's funny and sardonic and it gets to be touching at the end." --Betsy Bird, School Library Journal
You're beautiful, worthy, and you should be loved
Because of all that you are.
Different from anything else in the world,
You are precious beyond the stars.
The second book in the thrilling fantasy adventure series, The Shamer Chronicles
The first step into the thrilling middlegrade fantasy world of The Shamer Chronicles
Dina has unwillingly inherited her mother's gift: the ability to elicit shamed confessions simply by looking into someone's eyes. To Dina, however, these powers are not a gift but a curse. Surrounded by fear and hostility, she longs for simple friendship.
The final book in the thrilling fantasy adventure series, The Shamer Chronicles
The Dragon Lord of Dunark is ruthlessly hunting down Shamers and burning them at the stake. He must be brought down, and so a rebellion is formed.
The third book in the thrilling fantasy adventure series, The Shamer Chronicles
A watching face in a market crowd, a mist-shrouded figure on the moor, a haunting presence seen only when he wants to be seen? Sezuan, possessor of the Serpent Gift for lie and illusion, is a chilling and ambiguous figure at the best of times.
As a teenager, Molly Case underwent an operation that saved her life. Nearly a decade later, she finds herself in the operating room again--this time as a trainee nurse. She learns to care for her patients, sharing not only their pain, but also life-affirming moments of hope.
Where did the Triple T Token come from? And can Arcade keep the token for himself ... or will sinister forces steal it from his grasp? Finally, the answers you--and Arcade--have been waiting for