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Pluto Gets the Call Cover Image
By Adam Rex, Laurie Keller (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414532
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Published: Beach Lane Books - November 12th, 2019

Pluto gets a call from Earth telling him he isn’t a planet anymore, so he sets out on a journey through the solar system to find out why in this funny and fact-filled romp that’s perfect for fans of The Scrambled States of America.

Pluto loves being a planet.


Saturday Cover Image
By Oge Mora (By (artist))
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431279
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.

Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....


You Loves Ewe! (A Yam and Donkey Book) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328526113
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Published: Clarion Books - November 26th, 2019

A side-splittingly funny picture book about a silly donkey, a cranky yam, and an irresistible ewe, packed with hilarious homonyms and the distinctive humor of Newbery Honoree Cece Bell. For fans of P is for Pterodactyl. 

Hilarity meets homonyms in this high-comedy companion to I Yam a Donkey by Cece Bell.


Dear Sweet Pea Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062473073
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 1st, 2019

The first middle grade novel from Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin’ (now a popular Netflix film), is a funny, heartwarming story perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead, Ali Benjamin, and Holly Goldberg Sloan.


The Ghost in Apartment 2R Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525645719
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2019

What if there was a ghost in your brother's room?

This kid-friendly mystery about three friends who try to help a restless spirit find peace is perfect for fans of Under the Egg and The Book Scavenger.


Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481438285
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019

A National Book Award Finalist!

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019!

From National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a novel told in ten blocks, showing all the different directions a walk home can take.

This story was going to begin like all the best stories.


Beverly, Right Here Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763694647
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Published: Candlewick - September 24th, 2019

Revisiting once again the world of Raymie Nightingale, two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo turns her focus to the tough-talking, inescapably tenderhearted Beverly.

Beverly put her foot down on the gas. They went faster still.
This was what Beverly wanted — what she always wanted. To get away. To get away as fast as she could. To stay away.


Jackpot Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984829627
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Dear Martin--which Angie Thomas, the bestselling author of The Hate U Give, called "a must read"--comes a pitch-perfect romance that examines class, privilege, and how a stroke of good luck can change an entire life.


The Fountains of Silence Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399160318
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Published: Philomel Books - October 1st, 2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship.


Nothing to See Here Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913463
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Published: Ecco - October 29th, 2019

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!


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The Man Who Saw Everything Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632869845
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 15th, 2019

Longlisted for the Booker Prize

An electrifying novel about beauty, envy, and carelessness from Deborah Levy, author of the Booker Prize finalists Hot Milk and Swimming Home.


The Bromance Book Club Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806093
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Published: Berkley - November 5th, 2019

The first rule of book club:
You don't talk about book club.


Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780292759510
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Published: University of Texas Press - October 1st, 2019

"Harrigan, surveying thousands of years of history that lead to the banh mi restaurants of Houston and the juke joints of Austin, remembering the forgotten as well as the famous, delivers an exhilarating blend of the base and the ignoble, a very human story indeed.


Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781524732363
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Published: Knopf - October 15th, 2019

"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog


The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538715284
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 5th, 2019

"One of America's most courageous young journalists" and the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Brain on Fire investigates the shocking mystery behind the dramatic experiment that revolutionized modern medicine (NPR).


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Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525508830
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Ali Wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero) cover everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad.