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Mirror to Mirror By Rajani LaRocca Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063047471
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 21st, 2023

Have you ever tried to hide something about yourself from someone you love?

Chaya and Maya are twins who have done everything together...until now. What a beautiful novel-in-verse about sisters, music, and learning about who you are.


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Go as a River By Shelley Read Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781954118232
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 28th, 2023

A beautiful story about love, loss, and a woman choosing to live a life that is completely hers. Read's words are like a river: flowing with purpose and little linear movement. I finished this feeling complete and hopeful.


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The Enchanted Life of Valentina Mejía By Alexandra Alessandri Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665917056
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 21st, 2023

Valentina and her brother experience an adventure of a lifetime in La Tierra de Olvidades after their father is severely injured in an earthquake. They meet a bruja named Grucinda, a talking capybara, el silbón, and so many more fantastical creatures while also learning more about themselves.


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A Child's Introduction to Jazz: The Musicians, Culture, and Roots of the World's Coolest Music (A Child's Introduction Series) By Jabari Asim, Jerrard K. Polk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, Jerrard K. Polk (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780762479412
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - December 27th, 2022

Officially the coolest book for anyone who loves jazz! Organized chronologically by jazz eras and styles, this book highlights musicians, instruments, and songs for further reading and listening. I cannot get enough of it!


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Freestyle: A Graphic Novel By Gale Galligan Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338045802
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Published: Graphix - October 18th, 2022

This is what happens when you cross dance and friends with competitive yo-yo.


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Tales of a Seventh-Grade Lizard Boy By Jonathan Hill, Jonathan Hill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Hill, Jonathan Hill (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536216509
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Published: Walker Books US - September 27th, 2022

If you've ever felt like you didn't belong, Booger's story is worth reading. Perfect especially for the Halloween season!


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The Complete Chinese Takeout Cookbook: Over 200 Takeout Favorites to Make at Home By Kwoklyn Wan Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781787137394
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - September 27th, 2022

This is a must if you both cooking & Chinese food. Kwoklyn offers tips, what to use for equipment, and pictures!


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Sweet and Sour By Debbi Michiko Florence Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338671599
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 6th, 2022

Mai and Zach have quite a history, and Mai thinks that she has it alllll figured out... the perfect balance of sweet and sour, plus it takes place in Mystic!


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All You Knead Is Love By Tanya Guerrero Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250820464
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Published: Square Fish - September 6th, 2022

Alba's sweet story is like baking bread: comforting, challenging at times, inspiring, delicious, and filled with love.


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Plant Power Bowls: 70 Seasonal Vegan Recipes to Boost Energy and Promote Wellness By Sapana Chandra Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781632174680
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Published: Sasquatch Books - August 9th, 2022

This bowl cookbook is organized by season, making it even easier to enjoy seasonal veggies. So much goodness!


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Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology By Vince A. Liaguno, Rena Mason Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358658894
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 19th, 2022

This is a fantastic horror anthology that focuses on the oppression of the "other"...whomever or whatever that may be. It was fun to slowly savor this one, in all its creepy glory.


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Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316535472
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

This summer, Hazel learns to overcome her grief and trauma from the death of her mother with the help of new friends and a mermaid. This is one of my all-time favorite books!


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Love in the Library By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Yas Imamura (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Yas Imamura (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536204308
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Published: Candlewick - February 8th, 2022

This is a true story about Maggie Tokuda-Hall's grandparents, where they met and fell in love in an incarceration camp during World War II. Their story fits beautifully with Imamura's colorful, soft illustrations. This is one of my all-time favorite picture books.


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

The Pax series takes readers on a journey with a boy named Peter and a fox whom he saves and calls Pax. Told in the eyes of both, we learn about how their friendship helps each of them grow. My all-time favorite two book series.


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Fast Pitch By Nic Stone Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893017
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

Do the pressures of everyday life take your head out of the game sometimes? Shenice totally relates. Plus, she's the team captain.


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Crenshaw By Katherine Applegate Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250091666
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Published: Square Fish - September 26th, 2017

My favorite book about an imaginary friend. Crenshaw is always there to save the day!


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Pax By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062377012
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2016

The Pax series takes readers on a journey with a boy named Peter and a fox whom he saves and calls Pax. Told in the eyes of both, we learn about how their friendship helps each of them grow. My all-time favorite two book series.