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The Eyes and the Impossible: (Newbery Medal Winner)

By Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris (Illustrator)

The Eyes and the Impossible: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524764203
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 9th, 2023

"This is an extraordinary tale of a wild dog but it is also so much more: a glimpse into the consciousness of the wild creatures around us and within us. Both profound and funny, this tale takes us into a place where we could perhaps coexist and raise each other up to dream of a more beautiful world. I recommend this book for kids and adults alike, and it would make a thoughtful holiday gift." -Lisa


The Eyes and the Impossible: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524764203
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 9th, 2023

"This is an extraordinary tale of a wild dog but it is also so much more: a glimpse into the consciousness of the wild creatures around us and within us. Both profound and funny, this tale takes us into a place where we could perhaps coexist and raise each other up to dream of a more beautiful world. I recommend this book for kids and adults alike, and it would make a thoughtful holiday gift." -Lisa


"This is an extraordinary tale of a wild dog but it is also so much more: a glimpse into the consciousness of the wild creatures around us and within us. Both profound and funny, this tale takes us into a place where we could perhaps coexist and raise each other up to dream of a more beautiful world. I recommend this book for kids and adults alike, and it would make a thoughtful holiday gift." -Lisa


            

A Rover's Story

By Jasmine Warga

A Rover's Story By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063113923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

"As we continue to make our machines smarter and more capable, perhaps there will come a day when they will be even more than that…perhaps even a bit human. In this delightfully creative tale, a small NASA Mars Rover named Resilience along with his drone companion, Fly,  are on a dangerous mission to recover another rover that has been stranded on Mars. This story will have you on the edge of your seat, cheering them  along on the brave and brilliant journey showing us that our possibilities are limitless. I’m not afraid to say, I shed a tear or two." -Lisa


A Rover's Story By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063113923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

"As we continue to make our machines smarter and more capable, perhaps there will come a day when they will be even more than that…perhaps even a bit human. In this delightfully creative tale, a small NASA Mars Rover named Resilience along with his drone companion, Fly,  are on a dangerous mission to recover another rover that has been stranded on Mars. This story will have you on the edge of your seat, cheering them  along on the brave and brilliant journey showing us that our possibilities are limitless. I’m not afraid to say, I shed a tear or two." -Lisa


"As we continue to make our machines smarter and more capable, perhaps there will come a day when they will be even more than that…perhaps even a bit human. In this delightfully creative tale, a small NASA Mars Rover named Resilience along with his drone companion, Fly,  are on a dangerous mission to recover another rover that has been stranded on Mars. This story will have you on the edge of your seat, cheering them  along on the brave and brilliant journey showing us that our possibilities are limitless. I’m not afraid to say, I shed a tear or two." -Lisa


            

The Puppets of Spelhorst (The Norendy Tales)

By Kate DiCamillo, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)

The Puppets of Spelhorst (The Norendy Tales) By Kate DiCamillo, Julie Morstad (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536216752
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - October 10th, 2023

"Just when I think I have seen the best of this author, she writes another tale of wonder. The five puppets in this tale begin their journey in the trunk of an old sea captain with a secret. The puppets- a king, a wolf, a boy, a girl and an owl- all long to be a part of a story, and think that they may know how that story will unfold, depending whether they begin it with a crown on their heads or very sharp teeth in their mouth, or violet eyes that can see extraordinary things. Like all of our lives, they each have an adventure inside of them and will be changed because of it, but also come to know the greatest truth of all - that love without regret is the greatest glory there is in life. I imagine this book to be read together as a family during many a holiday gathering. It is absolutely extraordinary." -Lisa


The Puppets of Spelhorst (The Norendy Tales) By Kate DiCamillo, Julie Morstad (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536216752
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - October 10th, 2023

"Just when I think I have seen the best of this author, she writes another tale of wonder. The five puppets in this tale begin their journey in the trunk of an old sea captain with a secret. The puppets- a king, a wolf, a boy, a girl and an owl- all long to be a part of a story, and think that they may know how that story will unfold, depending whether they begin it with a crown on their heads or very sharp teeth in their mouth, or violet eyes that can see extraordinary things. Like all of our lives, they each have an adventure inside of them and will be changed because of it, but also come to know the greatest truth of all - that love without regret is the greatest glory there is in life. I imagine this book to be read together as a family during many a holiday gathering. It is absolutely extraordinary." -Lisa


"Just when I think I have seen the best of this author, she writes another tale of wonder. The five puppets in this tale begin their journey in the trunk of an old sea captain with a secret. The puppets- a king, a wolf, a boy, a girl and an owl- all long to be a part of a story, and think that they may know how that story will unfold, depending whether they begin it with a crown on their heads or very sharp teeth in their mouth, or violet eyes that can see extraordinary things. Like all of our lives, they each have an adventure inside of them and will be changed because of it, but also come to know the greatest truth of all - that love without regret is the greatest glory there is in life. I imagine this book to be read together as a family during many a holiday gathering. It is absolutely extraordinary." -Lisa


            

The Lost Library

By Rebecca Stead, Wendy Mass

The Lost Library By Rebecca Stead, Wendy Mass Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250838810
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 29th, 2023

"When a Little Free Library suddenly appears in the exact location of the old town library that burned to the ground years ago, Evan has a feeling that something mysterious is happening. As he and his friend begin to investigate, a long buried story unfolds that none of the grown ups in town want to talk about but that could transform not only their futures but that of their hometown. Narrated by Evan, an omnipresent ghost librarian, and an orange cat named Mortimer, this is a delightful book lover’s tale with lots twists and turns, written by a fantastic author duo." -Lisa


The Lost Library By Rebecca Stead, Wendy Mass Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250838810
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 29th, 2023

"When a Little Free Library suddenly appears in the exact location of the old town library that burned to the ground years ago, Evan has a feeling that something mysterious is happening. As he and his friend begin to investigate, a long buried story unfolds that none of the grown ups in town want to talk about but that could transform not only their futures but that of their hometown. Narrated by Evan, an omnipresent ghost librarian, and an orange cat named Mortimer, this is a delightful book lover’s tale with lots twists and turns, written by a fantastic author duo." -Lisa


"When a Little Free Library suddenly appears in the exact location of the old town library that burned to the ground years ago, Evan has a feeling that something mysterious is happening. As he and his friend begin to investigate, a long buried story unfolds that none of the grown ups in town want to talk about but that could transform not only their futures but that of their hometown. Narrated by Evan, an omnipresent ghost librarian, and an orange cat named Mortimer, this is a delightful book lover’s tale with lots twists and turns, written by a fantastic author duo." -Lisa


            

Dogtown (A Dogtown Book #1)

By Katherine Applegate, Gennifer Choldenko, Wallace West (Illustrator)

Dogtown (A Dogtown Book #1) By Katherine Applegate, Gennifer Choldenko, Wallace West (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250811608
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 19th, 2023

"Animal stories and Katherine Applegate go together like milk and cookies. This funny and touching tale begins in a shelter called Dogtown, where both canine and robot dogs reside. Chance (a three legged canine) and Metal Head (a robot dog) set off on an adventure to find their forever homes, where they will learn more about what home means than they expect and find much love along the way. There is so much to love here." -Lisa


Dogtown (A Dogtown Book #1) By Katherine Applegate, Gennifer Choldenko, Wallace West (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250811608
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 19th, 2023

"Animal stories and Katherine Applegate go together like milk and cookies. This funny and touching tale begins in a shelter called Dogtown, where both canine and robot dogs reside. Chance (a three legged canine) and Metal Head (a robot dog) set off on an adventure to find their forever homes, where they will learn more about what home means than they expect and find much love along the way. There is so much to love here." -Lisa


"Animal stories and Katherine Applegate go together like milk and cookies. This funny and touching tale begins in a shelter called Dogtown, where both canine and robot dogs reside. Chance (a three legged canine) and Metal Head (a robot dog) set off on an adventure to find their forever homes, where they will learn more about what home means than they expect and find much love along the way. There is so much to love here." -Lisa


            

When Sea Becomes Sky

By Gillian McDunn

When Sea Becomes Sky By Gillian McDunn Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547610853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 28th, 2023

"Both heart warming and heart breaking, this is a beautiful tale of two siblings who think they are about to lose something very important to them but realize they are gaining much in the process." -Lisa


When Sea Becomes Sky By Gillian McDunn Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547610853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 28th, 2023

"Both heart warming and heart breaking, this is a beautiful tale of two siblings who think they are about to lose something very important to them but realize they are gaining much in the process." -Lisa


"Both heart warming and heart breaking, this is a beautiful tale of two siblings who think they are about to lose something very important to them but realize they are gaining much in the process." -Lisa

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