For the Littles

Books for Kids Under 12

Dragons Love Tacos Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780803736801
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Published: Dial Books - June 14th, 2012

A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose.


Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984892638
Availability: Backordered
Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 8th, 2020

A gorgeous and inspiring picture book based on the life of José Alberto Gutiérrez, a garbage collector in Bogotá, Colombia who started a library with a single discarded book found on his route.


Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062748683
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Published: HarperCollins - January 15th, 2019

RECIPIENT OF THE PURA BELPRÉ HONOR 

* A Today Show's Best Kids' Books of 2019 * Indie Next List Pick * Junior Library Guild Selection * 


Areli Is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient Cover Image
By Areli Morales, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893994
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Published: Random House Studio - June 8th, 2021

In the first picture book written by a DACA Dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story.

When Areli was just a baby, her mama and papa moved from Mexico to New York with her brother, Alex, to make a better life for the family--and when she was in kindergarten, they sent for her, too.
 


Dragons and Marshmallows (Zoey and Sassafras #1) Cover Image
By Asia Citro, Marion Lindsay (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781943147090
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Published: Innovation Press - March 14th, 2017

A New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2017 Selection
A Mighty Girl Book of the Year
Illinois Monarch Award Nominee 2018-2019
Florida SSYRA Book Award Nominee 2018-2019
Washington OTTER Award Nominee 2018-2019


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I Color Myself Different Cover Image
By Colin Kaepernick, Eric Wilkerson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338789621
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 5th, 2022

An inspiring story of identity and self-esteem from celebrated athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick.

When Colin Kaepernick was five years old, he was given a simple school assignment: draw a picture of yourself and your family.


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$26.99
ISBN: 9780590353403
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - September 1st, 1998

Harry Potter spent ten long years living with Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, an aunt and uncle whose outrageous favoritism of their perfectly awful son Dudley leads to some of the most inspired dark comedy since Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.


Pangolina Cover Image
By Jane Goodall, Daishu Ma (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781662650406
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Published: mineditionUS - June 8th, 2021

From legendary naturalist Jane Goodall, an absorbing fictional tale that will steal hearts and open minds about the plight of the pangolin, the only mammalian species with scales, and endangered by illegal trafficking.


Rejected Princesses: Tales of History's Boldest Heroines, Hellions, and Heretics Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062405371
Availability: Backordered
Published: Dey Street Books - October 25th, 2016

Blending the iconoclastic feminism of The Notorious RBG and the confident irreverence of Go the F**ck to Sleep, a brazen and empowering illustrated collection that celebrates inspirational badass women throughout history, based on the popular Tumblr blog.

Well-behaved women seldom make history. Good thing these women are far from well behaved . . .


Zonia's Rain Forest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536208450
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal illuminates a young girl’s day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.


The Mia Mayhem Collection: Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero!; Mia Mayhem Learns to Fly!; Mia Mayhem vs. The Super Bully; Mia Mayhem Breaks Down Walls Cover Image
By Kara West, Leeza Hernandez (Illustrator)
$23.99
ISBN: 9781534446403
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Published: Little Simon - November 12th, 2019

The first four books of the Mia Mayhem series are now available in one action-packed collection!

Join Mia Mayhem on her awesome adventures as she enrolls in a top-secret superhero academy, learns to fly, races against a super bully, and figures out how to control her super strength!

With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Mia Mayhem chapter book


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review


Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a pow


My Librarian is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781590780930
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Published: Astra Young Readers - August 1st, 2005

Do you get books from a public library in your town or even in your school library? In many remote areas of the world, there are no library buildings. In many countries, books are delivered in unusual way: by bus, boat, elephant, donkey, train, even by wheelbarrow. Why would librarians go to the trouble of packing books on the backs of elephants or driving miles to deliver books by bus?


Hair Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller and tie-in to Academy-Award Winning Short Film "Hair Love"
 
"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."


Little Libraries, Big Heroes Cover Image
By Miranda Paul, John Parra (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544800274
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Published: Clarion Books - September 3rd, 2019

From an award-winning author and illustrator, the inspiring story of how the Little Free Library organization brings communities together through books, from founder Todd Bol’s first installation to the creation of more than 75,000 mini-libraries around the world.
 
Todd and his friends love heroes. But in school, Todd doesn’t feel heroic.


Waiting for the Biblioburro/Esperando el Biblioburro: (Spanish-English bilingual edition) Cover Image
By Monica Brown, John Parra (Illustrator), Adriana Dominguez (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780553538793
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Published: Tricycle Press - November 1st, 2016

A remarkable tale of books and reading, now in a bilingual Spanish-English edition.
 


Book Uncle and Me Cover Image
By Uma Krishnaswami, Julianna Swaney (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781554988099
Availability: Backordered
Published: Groundwood Books - August 7th, 2018

Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library on the street corner. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something.

What can she do? The local elections are coming up, but she's just a kid. She can't even vote