Children's Best Sellers

How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous Cover Image
By Georgia Bragg, Kevin O'Malley (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780802727947
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - July 3rd, 2012

This award-winning book for reluctant readers is a fascinating collection of remarkable deaths--and not for the faint of heart.


Rhyme Schemer: (Poetic Novel, Middle Grade Novel in Verse, Anti-Bullying Book for Reluctant Readers) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781452145709
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 6th, 2015

Kevin has a bad attitude. He has a real knack for rubbing people the wrong way. And he's even figured out a secret way to do it with poems. But what happens when the tables are turned and he is the one getting picked on?


Summer of the Mariposas Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781620140109
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Published: Tu Books - August 15th, 2016

When Odilia and her four sisters find a dead body in the swimming hole, they embark on a hero's journey to return the dead man to his family in Mexico. But returning home to Texas turns into an odyssey that would rival Homer's original tale.


House Arrest (Young Adult Fiction, Books for Teens) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452156484
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 9th, 2016

Timothy is a good kid who did a bad thing. Now he's under house arrest for a whole year. He has to check in weekly with a probation officer and a therapist, keep a journal, and stay out of trouble. But when he must take drastic measures to help his struggling family, staying out of trouble proves more difficult than Timothy ever thought it would be.


The Magic Misfits: The Second Story Cover Image
By Neil Patrick Harris, Lissy Marlin (Illustrator), Kyle Hilton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316391849
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 6th, 2019

From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical second book in the New York Times bestselling Magic Misfits series--with even more tricks up its sleeve.


Things Not Seen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142400760
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Published: Puffin Books - February 24th, 2004

Winner of American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award! 


The Bridge Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524738112
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 5th, 2019

"Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive.


Rise of the Balloon Goons: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545493239
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 25th, 2013

Monsters + Humor + Fun = THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.


We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration from Civil Rights Leaders (Books for Kid Activists, Activism Book for Children) Cover Image
By Harry Belafonte (Introduction by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452170398
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 7th, 2019

Sixteen award-winning children's book artists illustrate the civil rights quotations that inspire them in this stirring and beautiful book. Featuring an introduction by Harry Belafonte, words from Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. among others, this inspirational collection sets a powerful example for generations of young leaders to come.


National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020 (National Geographic Almanacs) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781426332814
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - May 7th, 2019

It's the 10th anniversary of the world's best-selling almanac for kids!


From You to Me Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338193305
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 29th, 2018

Amelia Peabody lives in a small town where nothing changes. And that's just fine by her. After losing her big sister, Clara, a few years ago, Amelia can't handle any more change. But when she starts eighth grade, she accidentally receives a letter that Clara had written to herself.


Redwood and Ponytail: (Novels for Preteen Girls, ChildrenÂ’s Fiction on Social Situations, Fiction Books for Young Adults, LGBTQ Books, Stories in Verse) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452172880
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 1st, 2019

A universal story of finding a way to be comfortable in your own skin: Kate and Tam meet, and both of their worlds tip sideways. At first, Tam figures Kate is your stereotypical cheerleader; Kate sees Tam as another tall jock. And the more they keep running into each other, the more they surprise each other.


All the Stars Denied Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781620142813
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Published: Tu Books - October 9th, 2018

In the heart of the Great Depression, Rancho Las Moras, like everywhere else in Texas, is gripped by the drought of the Dust Bowl, and resentment is building among white farmers against Mexican Americans.


Knockout: (Middle Grade Novel in Verse, Themes of Boxing, Personal Growth, and Self Esteem, House Arrest Companion Book) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452163581
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 6th, 2018

Levi just wants to be treated like a typical kid. As a baby, he had a serious disease that caused him respiratory issues. He's fine now, but his mom and overprotective brother still think of him as damaged, and his schoolmates see him as the same class clown he's always been. He feels stuck.


We Don't Eat Our Classmates Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003551
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 19th, 2018

It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . .


Shame the Stars Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781620142783
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Published: Tu Books - September 15th, 2016

Eighteen-year-old Joaqu n del Toro's future looks bright. With his older brother in the priesthood, he's set to inherit his family's Texas ranch. He's in love with Dulce a--and she's in love with him. But it's 1915, and trouble has been brewing along the US-Mexico border.


New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature!


Guts Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545852500
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Published: Graphix - September 17th, 2019

A true story from Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!


Refugee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545880831
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

A New York Times bestseller!

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .

ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .


Other Words for Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062747808
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 28th, 2019

Newbery Honor Book!

A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed.