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The Darkest Dark Cover Image
By Chris Hadfield, Kate Fillion (With), The Fan Brothers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316394727
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2016

From astronaut, bestselling author, and social media superstar Chris Hadfield, a story about embracing your fears and following your dreams.

Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield and brought to life by Terry and Eric Fan's lush, evocative illustrations, The Darkest Dark will encourage readers to dream the impossible.

 

Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, Chris doesn't feel so brave. He's afraid of the dark.

 

But when he watches the groundbreaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is--and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company.


Attitude of Gratitude Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316265881
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

The eighth title of the #1 New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series is perfect for Thanksgiving and year-round messages of gratitude.


From the beloved mother-daughter team of Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton comes another delightful story in the #1 New York Times bestselling Very Fairy Princess series, perfect for Thanksgiving sharing!

It's Gratitude Day at school! Gerry is ready to be grateful and kind all day long. She's excited to give her best compliments, she's donated a beautiful painting to her class's art gallery, and she even has the perfect jar contribution ready for the food drive. But when disaster strikes, it's tough to stay grateful--even on Gratitude Day! Can Gerry prove that a fairy princess always has the right attitude of gratitude?


Brave Little Finn Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273596
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

A follow-up to the media sensation and instant New York Times bestseller THE SHEEPOVER, featuring a real and adorable newborn lamb, Finn.

Meet the adorable and resilient baby lamb Finn in this true story about friendship and courage -- a follow-up to the bestselling picture book phenomenon The SheepOver!

Newborn lamb Finn, raised inside the farmhouse, isn't as big and strong as the other animals on the farm. He can't help but be frightened as he ventures outside and encounters unfamiliar sights, sounds, and creatures. With the help of Farmer John and his animal friends, Little Finn learns to be brave and mighty.

This charming story by John and Jennifer Churchman, featuring real animals on their bustling Vermont farm (including Sweet Pea from The SheepOver!), celebrates the magic of friendship and finding the courage within.


Tek: The Modern Cave Boy Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316338059
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

From Caldecott Honor recipient and New York Times bestselling author Patrick McDonnell comes a comic plea to put down our gadgets and reconnect with the real world.

Is it a book...or an electronic tablet? From bestselling author and Caldecott honoree Patrick McDonnell comes a timely tale in a tablet-shaped package that's perfect for today's legions of device-obsessed, digital-savvy children.

Here is a hilarious (and heartfelt) reminder of how technology can take us backward...all the way to the times of prehistoric man! Tek is a cave boy in love with tech: his tablet, videogames, phone, and TV keep him deep in his cave, glued to his devices, day in and day out. He never sees his friends or family anymore--and his ability to communicate has devolved to just one word: "UGH!" Can anyone in the village convince Tek to unplug and come outside into the big, beautiful world?

A distinctive, digitally-inspired package and design cleverly evokes the experience of using an electronic device that eventually shuts down...and after a magic page turn, Tek reconnects with the real world.


The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316272636
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 6th, 2016

ove is in the air with the third book in the popular series featuring photographs of wild squirrels!
 

Love is in the air with another irresistible photographic story of wild squirrels in homemade miniature settings -- stopping at the bookstore, shopping for groceries, playing on the playground, and more -- delighting readers and animal lovers of all ages.

 

A brand new companion to The Secret Life of Squirrels and Merry Christmas, Squirrels, sure to surprise and enchant readers young and old! Mr. Peanuts spends his days climbing trees and gathering nuts--but he wishes he had another squirrel to share his time with. When he meets a special squirrel friend, he soon finds himself falling in love! They visit the bookstore, go to the park, and have a romantic candlelit dinner. Will Mr. Peanuts get his happily ever after?


Be Who You Are Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316265232
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2016

In this companion to his groundbreaking and bestselling classic IT'S OKAY TO BE DIFFERENT, Todd Parr encourages kids to be proud of who they are inside.

In a brand-new companion to his beloved classic It's Okay to Be DifferentNew York Times bestselling author Todd Parr encourages kids to be proud of who they are inside.

Be who you are!
Be proud of where you're from.
Be a different color. Speak your language.
Wear everything you need to be you.


Who better than Todd Parr to remind kids that their unique traits are what make them so special? With his signature silly and accessible style, Parr encourages readers to embrace all their unique qualities.


The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316305280
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2016

A thrilling debut novel where fantasy and science fiction meet, dragons aren't as innocent as they look, and nothing is quite what it seems.

 

Anne has spent most of her thirteen years dreaming of the day she and her best friend Penelope will finally leave Saint Lupin's Institute for Perpetually Wicked and Hideously Unattractive Children. When the big day arrives, a series of very curious happenings lead to Anne being charged with an epic quest. Anne, Penelope, and new questing partner Hiro have only days to travel to strange new locales, solve myriad riddles, and triumph over monstrous foes--or face the horrible consequences.

 

Packed with action, humor, and endless heart, this debut novel marks the first volume in an irresistible and original fantasy series.


The Secret Keepers Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316389556
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

Acclaimed and bestselling author Trenton Lee Stewart delivers a dazzling and heart-pounding mystery-adventure that will thrill fans of his Mysterious Benedict Society series as well as entice a whole new generation of readers
 

New York Times Bestseller!

 

This heart-pounding mystery adventure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling series The Mysterious Benedict Society, is laced with magic and humor

 

A magical watch

A string of secrets

A race against time

 

When Reuben discovers an extraordinary antique watch, he soon learns it has a secret power and his life takes an intriguing turn. At first he is thrilled with his new treasure, but as one secret leads to another, Reuben finds himself torn between his innately honest nature and the lure to be a hero.

 

Now he is on a dangerous adventure--full of curious characters, treacherous traps, and hairsbreadth escapes--as he races to solve the mystery before it is too late. Even with fearless Penny, mighty Jack, and the wise Mrs. Genevieve on his side, can Reuben outwit and outmaneuver the sly villain called The Smoke and his devious defenders the Directions and save the city from a terrible fate?

 

In this ingeniously crafted novel, acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Trenton Lee Stewart invites readers to join the adventure, decipher the clues, and ask themselves the question: Is knowing a secret a gift or a curse?


When the Sea Turned to Silver Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316125925
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

This breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

 

Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other villagers. However, the peace is shattered one night when soldiers of the Emperor arrive and kidnap the storyteller.

 

Everyone knows that the Emperor wants something called the Luminous Stone That Lights the Night. Determined to have her grandmother returned, Pinmei embarks on a journey to find the Luminous Stone alongside her friend Yishan, a mysterious boy who seems to have his own secrets to hide. Together, the two must face obstacles usually found only in legends to find the Luminous Stone and save Pinmei's grandmother--before it's too late.

 

A fast-paced adventure that is extraordinarily written and beautifully illustrated, When the Sea Turned to Silver is a masterpiece companion novel to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Starry River of the Sky.


The Tapper Twins Run for President Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316297851
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

In their third uproarious oral history, the Tapper Twins take their sibling feud to the political stage as they race to become class president!

Told as a series of interviews, screenshots, text messages, and social media bursts, The Tapper Twins Run For President tops the antics of the real 2016 elections! Claudia Tapper wants to become President of the United States someday. She's the sixth grade class president, and has every reason to presume she'll get reelected. Reese Tapper could not care less about student government--until he learns becoming class president is his best shot at overturning a hated new rule. And thus, the greatest political rivalry in Culvert Prep history is born! In a tangle of evil-genius advisors, meddlesome best-friends, negative campaign attacks and outrageously funny missteps, Claudia and Reese duke it out to see who will rule the school.


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