The House That Wasn't There
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Elana K. Arnold
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Award-winning author Elana K. Arnold returns with an unforgettable story of the strange, wondrous threads that run between all of us, whether we know they're there or not. Alder has always lived in his cozy little house in Southern California. And for as long as he can remember, the old, reliable, comforting walnut tree has stood between his house and the one next do
When Lola Visits
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Michelle Sterling
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
In an evocative picture book brimming with the scents, tastes, and traditions that define a young girl's summer with her grandmother, debut author Michelle Sterling and illustrator Aaron Asis come together to celebrate the gentle bonds of familial love that span oceans and generations. For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool,
Like a Dandelion
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Huy Voun Lee
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Like a Dandelion is a poetic tribute to the bravery of immigrants and refugees, inspired by the author's childhood experience of moving to the United States from Cambodia. Like feathery seeds, a young girl and her mother take flight, putting down roots in an adopted country. Soon they blossom in their new home, strong and beautiful among hundreds of others just like
Ruby's Reunion Day Dinner
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Angela Dalton
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
On Here Wee Read's 2021 Ultimate List of Diverse Children's Books! This joyful picture book taps into the rich African American tradition of family reunions, with delicious food at the heart of the celebration. Perfect for fans of the Caldecott Honor Book Going Down Home with Daddy by Kelly Starling Lyons.Once a year, each of Ruby's relatives prepares a speci
Daddy & Dada
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ryan Brockington
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Hi, I'm Rumi.Some of my friends have one mom and one dad.Some have one mom or one dad.I have two dads. Daddy and Dada. Daddy sings songs with me. Dada reads me stories.Every family is different.And that's pretty cool.This sweet, open-hearted book began as a love letter from authors Ryan Brockington and Isaac Webster to their daughter - and became a joyous celebr
Just Pretend
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tori Sharp
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Tori has never lived in just one world.Since her parents' divorce, she's lived in both her mom's house and her dad's new apartment. And in both places, no matter how hard she tries, her family still treats her like a little kid. Then there's school, where friendships old and new are starting to feel more and more out of her hands.Thankfully, she has b
The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Max Brallier
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Includes SIX brand new Last Kids short stories by Max Brallier, featuring full-color art by Anoosha Syed, Xavier Bonet, Lorena Alvarez, Jay Cooper, Christopher Mitten and The Last Kids on Earth series illustrator Douglas Holgate!The kids and their monster buddies are hanging out in the tree house, when Jack launches into an epic, totally-heroic, super rad story of one of
The Story of Bodri
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Hedi Fried
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Hédi spends her days playing with her dog Bodri in the park, but her quiet world starts to crumble the day she hears Adolf Hitler on the radio. Germany's leader hates her and her family, just because they are Jewish. And Hitler doesn't even know them - it doesn't make any sense. Soon Nazi Germany invades Hédi's country, and her life changes forever.Insp
Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fabled Stables Book #2)
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jonathan Auxier
Format:   Hardcover

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We Became Jaguars
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dave Eggers
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Revel in the breathtaking strangeness of We Became Jaguars, a transformative picture book from Dave Eggers.When Grandma comes to visit and a young boy's parents leave, the rules of the house - and the world - change: They transform into jaguars! Readers follow their journey into the lush, undiscovered world of nature, experience true freedom, and lose themselves in t