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Bear Is a Bear Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062880512
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 14th, 2021

A gorgeous, classic gift book about the enduring love between a little girl and her childhood friend, Bear, from popular author Jonathan Stutzman and Caldecott Medal–winning and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Dan Santat.

Bear is . . . a new friend, a fellow mischief-maker, a protector, and a dreamer.


Kraken Me Up Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780823450176
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Published: Holiday House - September 7th, 2021

Izzie and her unusual pet make a big splash at the county fair in this punny easy reader comic from a beloved children's book illustrator and comics artist.

Izzie can't wait to debut her pet at the county fair. While the other children have brought pigs or chickens, Izzie brought a...Kraken


Chez Bob Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316483117
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

From the hilarious author of Who Wet My Pants?, Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great, and the Dinosaur Vs. series comes a kid-pleasing read-aloud about a devious alligator who learns to love!


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Egg Marks the Spot (Skunk and Badger 2) Cover Image
By Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643750064
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

When roommates Skunk and Badger head out on a rock-finding expedition, they find surprises behind every boulder in this follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning Skunk and Badger.

"X Marks the Spot "


Pax, Journey Home Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062930347
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 7th, 2021

From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes the long-awaited sequel to Pax; this is a gorgeously crafted, utterly compelling novel about chosen families and the healing power of love.

It’s been a year since Peter and his pet fox, Pax, have seen each other. Once inseparable, they now lead very different lives.


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Willodeen Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250147400
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 7th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestseller Katherine Applegate, a singular middle-grade novel about a girl who risks everything to help a handmade creature who comes to life.

The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . .


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City of Thieves (Battle Dragons #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338716542
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 21st, 2021

In a modern mega-city built around dragons, one boy gets caught up in the world of underground dragon battles and a high-stakes gang war that could tear his family apart.

Once, dragons nearly drove themselves to extinction. But in the city of Drakopolis, humans domesticated them centuries ago.


The Magician: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476785080
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Published: Scribner - September 7th, 2021

From one of today’s most brilliant and beloved novelists, a dazzling, epic family saga set across a half-century spanning World War I, the rise of Hitler, World War II, and the Cold War.


Olga: A Novel Cover Image
By Bernhard Schlink, Charlotte Collins (Translated by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063112926
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Published: HarperVia - September 21st, 2021

A sweeping novel of love and passion from author of the international bestseller The Reader about a woman out of step with her time, whose life is witness to some of the most tumultuous events of modern age.

Abandoned by her parents, young Olga is raised by her grandmother in a Prussian village in the early years of the twentieth century.


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When Ghosts Come Home: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062312662
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Published: William Morrow - September 21st, 2021

I loved it and devoured it with fury, straight to its blazing end.” —Lily King, author of Writers & Lovers

“An unputdownable knock-out.” —Lauren Wilkinson, author of American Spy


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The Moon, the Stars, and Madame Burova: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063075436
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 21st, 2021

From the wildly popular bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Things—an uplifting, slightly magical story about how it’s never too late to find out who you really are.


Madame Burova—beloved Tarot reader, palmist, and clairvoyant—is retiring and leaving her booth on the Brighton seafront.


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The Night She Disappeared: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982137366
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Published: Atria Books - September 7th, 2021

“Utterly gripping with richly drawn, hugely compelling characters, this is a first-class thriller with heart.” —Lucy Foley, New York Times bestselling author

“Insane suspense.” —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author

“Her best thriller yet.” —Harlan Coben, New York Times bestselling a


The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563645
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Published: Viking - September 21st, 2021

“No one writes like Ruth Ozeki—a triumph.” —Matt Haig, New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library

“Inventive, vivid, and propelled by a sense of wonder.” —TIME


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Beautiful Country: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385547215
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Published: Doubleday Books - September 7th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA BOOK CLUB PICK

An incandescent memoir from an astonishing new talent, Beautiful Country puts readers in the shoes of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world.


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Eloquence of the Sardine: Extraordinary Encounters Beneath the Sea Cover Image
By Bill François, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250272430
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 17th, 2021

If we were able to listen under water, what would we hear? What would we learn? How would it change us?


All In: An Autobiography Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101947333
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Published: Knopf - August 17th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER An inspiring and intimate self-portrait of the champion of equality that encompasses her brilliant tennis career, unwavering activism, and an ongoing commitment to fairness and social justice.