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Storytime is Back!  Starting Tuesday, July 26th at 1pm in Humboldt Park.
Storytime in the Park

Kara Lareau Pre-Orders
Local author Kara LaReau has two new books coming out soon.  Pre-order The Infamous Ratsos: Live in Concert or Revenge of Zombert now.

Browse and shop our featured kids' books and more here, including Bestsellers, Brain Quest Decks & Activities, New Picture Books, Middle Readers, and Young Adult Books, as well as Staff Picks for Kids. 

Call us at 401-331-9097 to order or if you want us to give you suggestions for books, stuffed animals, activities, games, art supplies, and more.

Chris' Story Time Picks

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Poppy and Mozart: Storybook with 16 musical sounds (Poppy Sound Books) By Magali Le Huche (Illustrator), Magali Le Huche Cover Image
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Are You Ready to Play Outside? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Duck on a Bike By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator) Cover Image

Brain Quest Decks & Workbooks

My First Brain Quest Q&A Cards: 350 Questions to Build Your Toddler's Word Skills. Teacher Approved! (Brain Quest Decks) By Chris Welles Feder, Susan Bishay Cover Image
Brain Quest Preschool Q&A Cards: 300 Questions and Answers to Get a Smart Start. Curriculum-based! Teacher-approved! (Brain Quest Decks) By Chris Welles Feder, Susan Bishay Cover Image
Brain Quest Workbook: Pre-K (Brain Quest Workbooks) By Liane Onish Cover Image
Brain Quest Kindergarten Q&A Cards: 300 Questions and Answers to Get a Smart Start. Curriculum-based! Teacher-approved! (Brain Quest Decks) By Chris Welles Feder, Susan Bishay Cover Image
Brain Quest Workbook: Kindergarten (Brain Quest Workbooks) By Lisa Trumbauer Cover Image
Summer Brain Quest: Between Grades K & 1 By Workman Publishing, Megan Butler, Claire Piddock, Kimberly Oliver Burnim, Edison Yan (Illustrator), Maris Wicks (Illustrator) Cover Image
Brain Quest Workbook: 1st Grade (Brain Quest Workbooks) By Lisa Trumbauer Cover Image
Summer Brain Quest: Between Grades 1 & 2 By Workman Publishing, Megan Butler, Claire Piddock, Mindy Yip (Guest editor), Edison Yan (Illustrator), Rachel Dukes (Illustrator) Cover Image
Brain Quest Workbook: 2nd Grade (Brain Quest Workbooks) By Liane Onish Cover Image
Summer Brain Quest: Between Grades 2 & 3 By Workman Publishing, Persephone Walker, Claire Piddock, Edison Yan (Illustrator), Matt Cummings (Illustrator), Jane Ching Fung (Guest editor) Cover Image
Brain Quest 3rd Grade Q&A Cards: 1000 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind. Curriculum-based! Teacher-approved! (Brain Quest Decks) By Chris Welles Feder, Susan Bishay Cover Image
Brain Quest Workbook: 3rd Grade (Brain Quest Workbooks) By Janet A. Meyer Cover Image
Brain Quest 4th Grade Q&A Cards: 1,500 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind. Curriculum-based! Teacher-approved! (Brain Quest Decks) By Chris Welles Feder, Susan Bishay Cover Image
Brain Quest Workbook: 4th Grade (Brain Quest Workbooks) By Barbara Gregorich Cover Image
Brain Quest 5th Grade Q&A Cards: 1,500 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind. Curriculum-based! Teacher-approved! (Brain Quest Decks) By Chris Welles Feder, Susan Bishay Cover Image
Brain Quest 6th Grade Q&A Cards: 1,500 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind. Curriculum-based! Teacher-approved! (Brain Quest Decks) By Chris Welles Feder, Susan Bishay Cover Image

New Board Books

Little Treasures Board Book: Endearments from Around the World By Jacqueline Ogburn, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) Cover Image
I Spy with My Curious Eye By Emilia Zebrowska, Susan Reagan (Illustrator) Cover Image
Yellow Like a Submarine, Purple Like the Rain: A Rocking Book of Colors By duopress labs, John Coulter (Illustrator) Cover Image
Big Stuff Planes, Rockets, Spacecraft! By Joan Holub, The Little Friends of Printmaking (Illustrator) Cover Image
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes: Beginning Baby By Chronicle Books Cover Image
Boop the Snoot By Ashlyn Anstee Cover Image
I Just Want to Say Good Night By Rachel Isadora (Illustrator), Rachel Isadora Cover Image
Time for School, Rosita!: Sesame Street Monster Meditation in collaboration with Headspace By Random House, Random House (Illustrator) Cover Image
Bookscape Board Books: Wild Animals By Ingela P. Arrhenius (Illustrator) Cover Image
Spaceblock (An Abrams Block Book) By Christopher Franceschelli, Peski Studio (Illustrator) Cover Image
Monsters Play... Peekaboo! By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator) Cover Image
Animal Families: River By Nosy Crow, Jane Ormes (Illustrator) Cover Image

Robin's Favorite Board Books

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rAinbowZ (M books: see + read) By Michael Arndt Cover Image
Stack the Cats By Susie Ghahremani Cover Image
I Carry Your Heart with Me By E.E. Cummings, Mati McDonough (Illustrator) Cover Image
Ooko By Esmé Shapiro Cover Image
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Padded Board Book By Mem Fox, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator) Cover Image
Contrary Dogs By élo, élo (Illustrator) Cover Image
Big Red Barn By DK Cover Image
Changing Picture Book: Red Car, Green Car: A Changing Colors Book By Roger Priddy Cover Image
Opposite Surprise By Agnese Baruzzi, Agnese Baruzzi (Illustrator) Cover Image
Jamberry Padded Board Book By Bruce Degen, Bruce Degen (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Mama  Do You Love Me?: (Children's Storytime Book, Arctic and Wild Animal Picture Book, Native American Books for Toddlers) (Mama & Papa, Do You Love Me?) By Barbara M. Joosse, Barbara Lavallee (Illustrator) Cover Image
Where Is the Green Sheep? By Mem Fox, Judy Horacek (Illustrator), Judy Horacek Cover Image

New Picture Books

If You Cry like a Fountain By Noemi Vola Cover Image
Sashiko By Barbara Ciletti, Maria Cristina Pritelli (Illustrator) Cover Image
Mother Winter By James Christopher Carroll, James Christopher Carroll (Illustrator) Cover Image
Nana, Nenek & Nina By Liza Ferneyhough, Liza Ferneyhough (Illustrator) Cover Image
A Song for the Cosmos By Jan Lower, Gary Kelley (Illustrator) Cover Image
Peas in a Pod By Rachel Noble, Katie Rewse (Illustrator) Cover Image
Parfait, Not Parfait! By Scott Rothman, Avery Monsen (Illustrator) Cover Image
A Synagogue Just Like Home By Alice Blumenthal McGinty, Laurel Molk (Illustrator) Cover Image
A Little Ferry Tale By Chad Otis, Chad Otis (Illustrator) Cover Image
Literary Critters: William Shakesbear's Journey for Inspiration By Sophie Corrigan (Illustrator), Zondervan Cover Image
Leo + Lea By Monica Wesolowska, Kenard Pak (Illustrator) Cover Image
Mini Mighty Sweeps By Lori Alexander, Jeff Harter (Illustrator) Cover Image

Staff Favs - Picture Books

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Old Friends By Margaret Aitken, Lenny Wen (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Lizzy and the Cloud By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Clementine and the Lion By Zoey Abbott, Zoey Abbott (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Language of Flowers By Dena Seiferling Cover Image
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The Great Zapfino By Mac Barnett, Marla Frazee (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Fairy Garden By Isabella Mazzanti (Illustrator), Georgia Buckthorn Cover Image
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Mushroom Rain By Laura K. Zimmermann, Jamie Green (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Digger and the Duckling By Joseph Kuefler, Joseph Kuefler (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Mina By Matthew Forsythe, Matthew Forsythe (Illustrator) Cover Image
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A History of Me By Adrea Theodore, Erin Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Stretchy and Beanie By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Little Red and the Cat Who Loved Cake By Barbara Lehman, Barbara Lehman (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Cat Problems (Animal Problems) By Jory John, Lane Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Time for School, Little Blue Truck: A Back to School Book for Kids By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Wonder Walkers By Micha Archer, Micha Archer (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Be a Tree! By Maria Gianferrari, Felicita Sala (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Sail By Dorien Brouwers Cover Image
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The Duck Who Didn't Like Water By Steve Small, Steve Small (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Mel Fell By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Chick Chat By Janie Bynum Cover Image

Picture Books - Awards & Honors

Watercress By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
Have You Ever Seen a Flower? By Shawn Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Mel Fell By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator) Cover Image
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre By Carole Boston Weatherford, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Wonder Walkers By Micha Archer, Micha Archer (Illustrator) Cover Image
The People Remember By Ibi Zoboi, Loveis Wise (Illustrator) Cover Image
Nina: A Story of Nina Simone By Traci N. Todd, Christian Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
We Wait for the Sun By Katie McCabe, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator) Cover Image
Soul Food Sunday By Winsome Bingham, C. G. Esperanza (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Me I Choose To Be By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, Kahran and Regis Bethencourt (By (artist)) Cover Image
¡Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge (World of ¡Vamos!) By III Raúl the Third Cover Image
Boogie Boogie, Y’all By C. G. Esperanza, C. G. Esperanza (Illustrator) Cover Image
Bright Star By Yuyi Morales Cover Image
De aquí como el coquí By Nomar Perez, Nomar Perez (Illustrator), Farah Perez (Translated by) Cover Image
May Your Life Be Deliciosa By Michael Genhart, Loris Lora (Illustrator) Cover Image
Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua By Gloria Amescua, Duncan Tonatiuh (Illustrator) Cover Image
De aquí como el coquí By Nomar Perez, Nomar Perez (Illustrator), Farah Perez (Translated by) Cover Image

New Non-Fiction & Activity Books

The Secret Life of Butterflies By Rena Ortega (Illustrator), Roger Vila (Text by) Cover Image
The Pop-Up Guide: Natural Wonders By Sandra Laboucarie, Charline Picard (Illustrator) Cover Image
We're Different, We're the Same A Keepsake Activity Book (Sesame Street) By Sesame Workshop, Joe Mathieu (Illustrator) Cover Image
Hello, World! Kids' Guides: Exploring the Solar System By Jill McDonald Cover Image
Hello, World! Kids' Guides: Exploring Sharks By Jill McDonald Cover Image
Stand Up!: 10 Mighty Women Who Made a Change By Brittney Cooper, Cathy Ann Johnson (Illustrator) Cover Image
Amazing Landmarks: Discover the hidden stories behind 10 iconic structures! By Rekha S. Rajan, Alex Asfour (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Ocean Is Kind of a Big Deal By Nick Seluk, Nick Seluk (Illustrator) Cover Image
To Change a Planet By Christina Soontornvat, Rahele Jomepour Bell (Illustrator) Cover Image
Kay's Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body By Adam Kay, Henry Paker (Illustrator) Cover Image
Hello Nature Activity Book: Explore, Draw, Color, and Discover the Great Outdoors: Explore, Draw, Colour and Discover the Great Outdoors By Nina Chakrabarti Cover Image
It's a Numbers Game! Football By Eric Zweig Cover Image

New Early & Middle Grade Readers

Surely Surely Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol #2) By Erin Entrada Kelly, Erin Entrada Kelly (Illustrator) Cover Image
Empty Smiles (Small Spaces Quartet #4) By Katherine Arden Cover Image
The Daredevils By Rob Buyea Cover Image
Revenge of ZomBert (The Zombert Chronicles) By Kara LaReau, Ryan Andrews (Illustrator) Cover Image
Coming Up Cuban: Rising Past Castro’s Shadow By Sonia Manzano Cover Image
Hummingbird By Natalie Lloyd Cover Image
Ivy and Bean Get to Work! (Book 12) By Annie Barrow, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
Now You Say Yes By Bill Harley Cover Image
A Tale of Sorcery... (A Tale of Magic... #3) By Christopher Colfer Cover Image
The Infamous Ratsos Live! In Concert! By Kara LaReau, Matt Myers (Illustrator) Cover Image
Off-Key (Catalina Incognito #3) By Jennifer Torres, Gladys Jose (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Elephant Girl By James Patterson, Ellen Banda-Aaku, Sophia Krevoy (With) Cover Image
The Royal Trials (Last Gate of the Emperor #2) By Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen Cover Image
Return of ZomBert (The Zombert Chronicles) By Kara LaReau, Ryan Andrews (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Bad Guys in Open Wide and Say Arrrgh! (The Bad Guys #15) By Aaron Blabey Cover Image
Show and Tail (Home for Meow #2) By Reese Eschmann Cover Image
Horsetail Hollow Amazingly Angus (Horsetail Hollow, Book 2) By Kiki Thorpe, Laura Catrinella (Illustrator) Cover Image
The First Rule of Climate Club By Carrie Firestone Cover Image
Chester Keene Cracks the Code By Kekla Magoon Cover Image
Repairing the World By Linda Epstein Cover Image

New Early & Middle Grade Reader GNs

Surviving the Wild: Sunny the Shark By Remy Lai Cover Image
Invisible: A Graphic Novel By Christina Diaz Gonzalez, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator) Cover Image
Booked Graphic Novel (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
Big Nate: Very Funny!: Two Books in One By Lincoln Peirce Cover Image
Twin Cities: (A Graphic Novel) By Jose Pimienta Cover Image
Star Knights: (A Graphic Novel) By Kay Davault Cover Image
Mummies in the Morning Graphic Novel (Magic Tree House (R) #3) By Mary Pope Osborne, Jenny Laird (Adapted by), Kelly Matthews (Illustrator), Nichole Matthews (Illustrator) Cover Image
Eoin Colfer Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code: The Graphic Novel By Eoin Colfer, Stephen Gilpin (Illustrator) Cover Image
Unicorn Selfies: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure By Dana Simpson Cover Image
Lowriders to the Rescue By Cathy Camper, Raúl the Third (Illustrator) Cover Image
Your Pal Fred By Michael Rex Cover Image
Barb and the Ghost Blade (Barb the Last Berzerker #2) By Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson, Dan & Jason, Dan Abdo (Illustrator), Jason Patterson (Illustrator) Cover Image

Staff Favs - Middle Readers

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The Clackity By Lora Senf Cover Image
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Rick Riordan Presents The Last Fallen Moon (A Gifted Clans Novel) By Graci Kim Cover Image
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Wretched Waterpark (The Sinister Summer Series #1) By Kiersten White Cover Image
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Cat & Cat Adventures: The Goblet of Infinity By Susie Yi, Susie Yi (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Enola Holmes: The Graphic Novels: The Case of the Missing Marquess, The Case of the Left-Handed Lady, and The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets By Serena Blasco, Tanya Gold (Translated by) Cover Image
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My Own Lightning By Lauren Wolk Cover Image
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The Beatryce Prophecy By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Garlic and the Vampire By Bree Paulsen, Bree Paulsen (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Eva Evergreen and the Cursed Witch By Julie Abe Cover Image
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Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch By Julie Abe Cover Image
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Taking Up Space By Alyson Gerber Cover Image
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Like Home By Louisa Onome Cover Image
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Lemonade Code By Jarod Pratt, Jey Odin (Illustrator) Cover Image
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How to Be a Girl in the World By Caela Carter Cover Image
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Ember and the Ice Dragons By Heather Fawcett Cover Image
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Margaret and the Moon By Dean Robbins, Lucy Knisley (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Frog and Toad Are Friends (I Can Read Level 2) By Arnold Lobel, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink (Lost #1) By Tod Olson Cover Image
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The Secret Keepers By Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Mighty Odds (The Odds Series #1) By Amy Ignatow Cover Image

RI Children's Book Award Nominations

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water By Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Adventure Is Now By Jess Redman Cover Image
Allergic: A Graphic Novel By Megan Wagner Lloyd, Michelle Mee Nutter (Illustrator) Cover Image
Bartali's Bicycle: The True Story of Gino Bartali, Italy's Secret Hero By Megan Hoyt, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator) Cover Image
Bea Is for Blended By Lindsey Stoddard Cover Image
Chunky By Yehudi Mercado, Yehudi Mercado (Illustrator) Cover Image
Katie the Catsitter By Colleen AF Venable, Stephanie Yue (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Lion of Mars By Jennifer L. Holm Cover Image
The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art By Cynthia Levinson, Evan Turk (Illustrator) Cover Image
The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art By Cynthia Levinson, Evan Turk (Illustrator) Cover Image
Playing the Cards You're Dealt By Varian Johnson Cover Image
Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
Saving Sorya: Chang and the Sun Bear By Trang Nguyen, Jeet Zdung, Jeet Zdung (Illustrator) Cover Image
Shark Summer By Ira Marcks Cover Image
She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm By Katheryn Russell-Brown, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator) Cover Image
Simon B. Rhymin' (Simon B. Rhymin’ #1) By Dwayne Reed Cover Image
Sona Sharma, Very Best Big Sister? By Chitra Soundar, Jen Khatun (Illustrator) Cover Image
Unsettled By Reem Faruqi Cover Image
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre By Carole Boston Weatherford, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) Cover Image
Willodeen By Katherine Applegate, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image

RI Middle School Book Award Nominations

Black Brother, Black Brother By Jewell Parker Rhodes Cover Image
Bloom (The Overthrow #1) By Kenneth Oppel Cover Image
The Canyon's Edge By Dusti Bowling Cover Image
City Spies By James Ponti Cover Image
Dress Coded By Carrie Firestone Cover Image
Efrén Divided By Ernesto Cisneros Cover Image
Fighting Words By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Cover Image
A High Five for Glenn Burke By Phil Bildner Cover Image
Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters By Carlyn Beccia, Carlyn Beccia (Illustrator) Cover Image
Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices By S. K. Ali (Editor), Aisha Saeed (Editor), Sara Alfageeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
The Only Black Girls in Town By Brandy Colbert Cover Image
Snapdragon By Kat Leyh Cover Image
Song for a Whale By Lynne Kelly Cover Image
Superman Smashes the Klan By Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator) Cover Image
Thirteens By Kate Alice Marshall Cover Image
Rick Riordan Presents Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 1) By Kwame Mbalia Cover Image
Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator) Cover Image
When Stars Are Scattered By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator) Cover Image
A Wish in the Dark By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
Zenobia July By Lisa Bunker Cover Image

Middle Grade Readers - Awards & Honors

The Last Cuentista By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
Red, White, and Whole By Rajani LaRocca Cover Image
Too Bright to See By Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna By Alda P. Dobbs Cover Image