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American Born Chinese
Yang, Gene Luen

Gene Luen Yang was the fifth the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is a MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of what's popularly known as the MacArthur Genius Grant.

A tour-de-force by New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Gene Yang, American Born Chinese...

Item No. 9781250811899
$14.99
Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon
Zhang, Kat
In this sweet and brightly illustrated picture book, Amy Wu must craft a dragon unlike any other to share with her class at school in this unforgettable follow-up to Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao.

Amy loves craft time at school. But when her teacher asks everyone to make their own...

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$17.99
An ABC of Equality
Ewing, Chana Ginelle
A is for Ability, B is for Belief, C is for Class. The best-selling book An ABC of Equality introduces complicated concepts surrounding social justice to the youngest of children.

All people have the right to be treated fairly, no matter who they are, what they look...

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$15.99
An Indigenous People's History of the United States for Young People
Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne
2020 American Indian Youth Literature Young Adult Honor Book

2020 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, selected by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children's Book Council


2019 Best-Of Lists: Best YA Nonfiction of 2019 (...

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$18.95
Ancestor Approved
Smith, Cynthia L

Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride.

Native families from Nations across the...

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$7.99
Anno's Journey
Anno, Mitsumasa
A Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner

Join Anno, recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, on a spectacular tour of Europe!

A pictorial journey through the traditional countryside, farms, and towns of northern Europe takes readers past familiar...

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$8.99
Another
Robinson, Christian
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children's Book of 2019
An NYPL Best Book of 2019
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019
A BookPage...
Item No. 9781534421677
$17.99
Antiracist Baby (Board Book)
Kendi, Ibram X
A #1 New York Times Bestseller!

From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.

...

Item No. 9780593110416
$8.99
Antiracist Baby (Hardcover)
Kendi, Ibram X

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!

From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a new full-sized picture book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in...

Item No. 9780593110508
$8.99
Apple: Skin to the Core
Gansworth, Eric
National Book Award Longlist
TIME's 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2020
NPR's Best Book of 2020
Shelf Awareness's Best Books of 2020
Publishers Weekly's Big Indie Books of Fall
Amazon's Best Book of the Month
AICL Best YA Books of 2020
...
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$18.99
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Sáenz, Benjamin Alire
A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

This Printz Honor Book is a "tender, honest exploration of identity" (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all...

Item No. 9781442408937
$14.99
At the Mountain's Base
Sorell, Traci
A family, separated by duty and distance, waits for a loved one to return home in this lyrical picture book celebrating the bonds of a Cherokee family and the bravery of history-making women pilots.

At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a...

Item No. 9780735230606
$17.99
Baby Says
Steptoe, John

The legendary Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author and illustrator John Steptoe shares the story of a baby who desperately wants to get his older brother's attention. Now in board book!

Spare text and lively illustrations tell the story of two...

Item No. 9780062847539
$7.99
Be Boy Buzz (Board Book)
Hooks, Bell
From legendary author and critic bell hooks and multi-Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka comes an acclaimed ode to Black boy joy, perfect for fans of I Am Every Good Thing and I Am Enough.
I be boy. All bliss boy. All fine beat. All beau boy. Beautiful.
Here a...
Item No. 9781484788400
$8.99
Bedtime Bonnet
Redd, Nancy
This joyous and loving celebration of family is the first-ever picture book to highlight Black nighttime hair traditions--and is perfect for every little girl who knows what it's like to lose her bonnet just before bedtime.

In my family, when the sun goes down, our hair goes up!...

Item No. 9781984895240
$17.99
Bee Bim Bop
Park, Linda Sue
A Korean-American girl celebrates food and family in this cheerful picture book about cooking with Mama by Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park.

Bee-bim bop (the name translates as "mix-mix rice") is a traditional Korean dish of rice topped, and then mixed, with meat and vegetables...

Item No. 9780547076713
$7.99
Benji, the Bad Day and Me
Pla, Sally J

Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
Starred Review, Shelf Awareness

Sammy is having the absolute rottenest, worst day ever. His little brother, Benji, knows exactly what that's like.

Nothing seems to be going right for Sammy today. At school, he got in trouble...

Item No. 9781620143452
$18.95
Best Day Ever
Singer, Marilyn
A sweet dog-loves-kid/kid-loves-dog story, in which the kid uses a wheelchair, from an award-winning children's poet and talented debut illustrator.

This playful puppy thinks she's having the best day ever! She's so happy to be out with her friend, she doesn't even realize that...

Item No. 9781328987839
$17.99
Beyond the Gender Binary
Vaid-Menon, Alok
Winner of the 2021 In The Margins Award

When reading this book, all I feel is kindness.-- Sam Smith, Grammy and Oscar award-winning singer and songwriter

Thank God we have Alok. And I'm learning a thing or two myself.--Billy Porter, Emmy award-winning actor, singer, and Broadway...

Item No. 9780593094655
$8.99
Bilal Cooks Daal
Saeed, Aisha
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
An Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Honor Book 2019

Six-year-old Bilal introduces his friends to his favorite dish--daal!--in this charming picture book that showcases the value of patience, teamwork, community...

Item No. 9781534418103
$17.99
Birdsong
Flett, Julie

A touching and thoughtful gift for the art lovers in your life.

BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, KIRKUS, HORN BOOK, QUILL...

Item No. 9781771644730
$17.95
Black is a Rainbow Color
Joy, Angela

A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.

Red is a rainbow color.
Green sits next to blue.
Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,
They are rainbow colors, too, but...

Item No. 9781626726314
$17.99
Blanca & Roja
McLemore, Anna-Marie

Award-winning author Anna-Marie McLemore retells Swan Lake in this spellbinding YA story of sisters who are each other's best friends--and worst enemies.

The biggest lie of all is the story you think you already know.

The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters...

Item No. 9781250211637
$10.99
Bobby the Brave (Sometimes)
Yee, Lisa
From Lisa Yee and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat, a hilarious sequel to Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally).

In his last adventure, Bobby Ellis-Chan got stuck to a stinky tree, had underwear attached to his back, and faced down a whole wolfpack of girls. What could be scarier or more...
Item No. 9780545055956
$5.99
Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally)
Yee, Lisa
With the hilarious adventures of Bobby Ellis-Chan, Lisa Yee and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat bring their gifts for finding the funny (and the truth) in everyday situations to chapter-book readers.

All of Bobby Ellis-Chan's problems in life can be summed up in one word: GIRLS.There's his...
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$5.99