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Ramm, Meggie

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First in a full-color graphic novel series for emerging readers about accepting yourself and others from up-and-coming author-illustrator Meggie Ramm, creator of the comic strip The Littlest Dungeon Guard and cohost of the Pop! Whiz! Bang! comics podcast.


Item No. 9781419756573
Counting Creatures
Donaldson, Julia

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A gorgeous lift-the-flap counting book that pairs parent animals with their babies, from the bestselling author of Room on the Broom.

From a bat and its pup, to a frog and its twelve tadpoles, young readers will delight in counting each creature's babies and learning unusual...

Item No. 9780593324530
Create Your Own Comic Book Activity Pad
Create Your Own Comic Book Activity Pad
Create Your Own Comic Book Activity Pad

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Ever wanted to create your own comic book? Get started with these...

Item No. 13721536
Cross My Heart and Never Lie
Dåsnes, Nora

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★ WINNER of the 2024 Stonewall Book Award, American Library Association

Perfect for fans of The Girl from the Sea by Molly Knox Ostertag, HeartStopper by Alice Oseman, and Jen Wang's The Dressmaker and the Prince....

Item No. 9781662640575
Flower Fairies Coloring Book
Barker, Cicely Mary

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Return to the magical world of the Flower Fairies and discover fairies in a completely new way!

This beautifully illustrated coloring book features the magical world of the Flower Fairies. With stunning pages to color from Cicely Mary Barker, this enchanting coloring book is...

Item No. 9780241281796
Gnome and Rat
Stohler, Lauren

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Readers will get a kick out of the whimsical and hilarious everyday shenanigans of best friends, Gnome and Rat, in the first book of this new early graphic novel series.

Gnome and Rat are best friends who live together in a charming forest. Rat enjoys drinking tea and...

Item No. 9780593487822
Gnome And Rat: Time to Party
Stohler, Lauren

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Your favorite hilarious best friends are BACK and ready to party in the second installment of this early graphic novel series.

Gnome and Rat--the silly and endearing best friends from the Enormous Forest--can't wait to celebrate Gnome's 133rd birthday! Gnome has a few things...

Item No. 9780593487860
Have You Ever Seen a Flower?
Harris, Shawn

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A 2022 Caldecott Honor Book

Have You Ever Seen a Flower? is a beautiful exploration of perception, the environment, and humanity.

This enchanting picture book explores the relationship between childhood and nature. In this simple yet profound...

Item No. 9781452182704
In Limbo
Lee, Deb Jj

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A debut YA graphic memoir about a Korean-American girl's coming-of-age story--and a coming home story--set between a New Jersey suburb and Seoul, South Korea.

Ever since Deborah (Jung-Jin) Lee emigrated from South Korea to the United States, she's felt her otherness.


Item No. 9781250252661
Lunar Boy
Wibowo, Jes And Cin

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For fans of The Witch Boy and Squished, Lunar Boy is a must-have heartwarming coming-of-age graphic novel about a young boy from the moon who discovers a home in the most unlikely places, from debut twin creators Jes and Cin Wibowo.

Indu, a boy...

Item No. 9780063057593
Forsythe, Matthew

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Five starred reviews!
Named Best Picture Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews and Shelf Awareness
"Marvelous mouse-sized mischief for all ages." --Booklist (starred review)

From the creator of the acclaimed and beloved Pokko...

Item No. 9781481480413
Mr. Fiorello's Head - Autographed
Ruiz, Cecilia

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A humorous and playful story, both poignant and inspiring, about...

Item No. 93395520
Over and Under the Pond
Messner, Kate

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A secret underwater world brought to life: This gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt is an excellent addition to any emerging reader's collection.

In Over and Under the Pond, readers...

Item No. 9781452145426
Tamaki, Mariko

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"Gloriously rendered... An ode to traveling as friends when you're both young and carefree and every new experience is exciting and wondrous."―Robert Ito, The New York Times Book Review

Spring Break, 2009: Five days, three friends, and one big city.


Item No. 9781770464339
Alfageeh, Sara

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From two incredible rising talents comes the fantasy graphic novel Molly Knox Ostertag calls "instantly compelling." A New England Book Award and Harvey Award winner!

Aiza has always dreamt of becoming a Knight. It's the highest military honor in the once-great Bayt-Sajji...

Item No. 9780062945846
Summer Vamp
Karim, Violet Chan

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What happens when a very human kid ends up at the wrong summer camp--FOR VAMPIRES?! This quirky and heart warming graphic novel about making friends and getting in trouble is perfect for fans of Witches of Brooklyn.

After a lackluster school year, Maya anticipates an...

Item No. 9780593425220
The Book That Can Read Your Mind (with Autographed Bookplate)
Coppo, Marianna

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Prepare to be amazed by this magic trick in a book!

This is not an ordinary book--it's a magical one! Lady Rabbit goes beyond pulling a rabbit out of a hat or making herself disappear. For her next act, she will READ YOUR MIND! That's right: You pick a member from the magician's...

Item No. 9781797229010
Wild Robot
Brown, Peter

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Soon to be a DreamWorks movie, coming to theaters 9/20/24!
Includes an insert of full color images from the movie!

Wall-E meets Hatchet in this #1 New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown...

Item No. 9780316382007
Wizard of Earthsea
Le Guin, Ursula K

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The first novel of Ursula K. Le Guin's must-read Earthsea Cycle. "The magic of Earthsea is primal; the lessons of Earthsea remain as potent, as wise, and as necessary as anyone could dream." (Neil Gaiman)

Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was...

Item No. 9780547722023