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Ten Spooky Pumpkins Cover Image
By Gris Grimly, Gris Grimly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338112443
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Published: Orchard Books - September 21st, 2021

She Who Rides the Storm Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534466111
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 21st, 2021

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ISBN: 9781250217349
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Published: Tor Books - September 21st, 2021

The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1) Cover Image
By Jaimal Yogis, Vivian Truong (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338660425
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Published: Graphix - September 21st, 2021

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By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338233179
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Published: Graphix - September 21st, 2021

Room to Dream (A Front Desk Novel) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338621129
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

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By Soman Chainani, Julia Iredale (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062652638
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Published: HarperCollins - September 21st, 2021

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By Maria Scrivan, Maria Scrivan (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338715392
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Published: Graphix - September 21st, 2021

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The Great Bear: The Misewa Saga, Book Two Cover Image
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Published: Puffin Canada - September 28th, 2021

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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

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By Bree Paulsen, Bree Paulsen (Illustrator)
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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 28th, 2021

Local Witch Agnes and her vegetable companions’ peaceful lives are thrown into unease when a vampire moves in nearby! And only one vegetable can face him: poor anxiety-ridden Garlic! Garlic is tasked with confronting this vampire in order to help her friends, and her journey becomes one of finding her courage and discovering that people we don't know are not always as terrifying as our anxiety tells us. Absurdly cute and weirdly wonderful, with exemplary autumn vibes, this magical Witchy story is an all-ages, heart-filled adventure to sink your teeth into, with each character vibrant and completely lovable. I've never identified with vegetables so much in my life!

(Graphic Novel, Ages 9+)

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Steelstriker (Skyhunter Duology #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250221728
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 28th, 2021

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It Fell from the Sky Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 5th, 2021

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ISBN: 9781952119361
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Published: McSweeney's Publishing - October 5th, 2021

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By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Lisa Sterle (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062943149
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 5th, 2021

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ISBN: 9781534477117
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 5th, 2021

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The Visitor (Animorphs Graphix #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338538373
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Published: Graphix - October 5th, 2021

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Playing the Cards You're Dealt Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338348538
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 5th, 2021

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Salt Magic Cover Image
By Hope Larson, Rebecca Mock (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780823450503
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - October 12th, 2021

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Published: Simon & Schuster/St. Martin’s Press - October 12th, 2021

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Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple Cover Image
By Dorie Greenspan, Mark Weinberg (By (photographer))
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ISBN: 9780358223580
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Published: Mariner Books - October 19th, 2021

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The Christmas Pig Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Jim Field (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338790238
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 12th, 2021

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Published: Scholastic Press - October 19th, 2021

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Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16) Cover Image
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Published: Amulet Books - October 26th, 2021

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (MinaLima Edition) (Illustrated edition) Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Minalima Design (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338716535
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 26th, 2021

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The Creature of Habit Cover Image
By Jennifer E. Smith, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593173053
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Published: Random House Studio - November 9th, 2021

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By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593109823
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

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Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419753961
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

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Terciel & Elinor (Old Kingdom) Cover Image
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - November 2nd, 2021

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The Bad Guys in They're Bee-Hind You! (The Bad Guys #14) Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - November 2nd, 2021

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Howl of the Wind Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #20) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Graham Howells (Illustrator)
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - November 2nd, 2021

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Manu: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
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Published: Graphix - November 2nd, 2021

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We Shall Overcome Cover Image
By Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338540376
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Published: Orchard Books - November 2nd, 2021

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Published: Orchard Books - November 2nd, 2021

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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 2nd, 2021

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In the Spirit of a Dream: 13 Stories of American Immigrants of Color Cover Image
By Aida Salazar, Alina Chau (Illustrator), Alina Chau (Compiled by)
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ISBN: 9781338552874
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Published: Orchard Books - November 2nd, 2021

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By Bethany Barton, Bethany Barton (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593207031
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 30th, 2021

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Hope at Sea: An Adventure Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984892836
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - November 9th, 2021

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Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Asiah Fulmore (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781779501226
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Published: DC Comics - November 9th, 2021

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Aurora's End (The Aurora Cycle #3) Cover Image
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 9th, 2021

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The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Cover Image
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Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

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Termination Shock: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow - November 16th, 2021

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Get Untamed: The Journal (How to Quit Pleasing and Start Living) Cover Image
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Published: Clarkson Potter - November 16th, 2021

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5 Worlds Book 5: The Emerald Gate Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593120606
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2021

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By Wendy Xu, Wendy Xu (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062955791
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Published: Quill Tree Books - November 16th, 2021

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These Precious Days: Essays Cover Image
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Published: Harper - November 23rd, 2021

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Waffles + Mochi: Get Cooking!: Learn to Cook Tomato Candy Pasta, Gratitouille, and Other Tasty Recipes Cover Image
By Yewande Komolafe, Michelle Obama (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780593234099
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - November 23rd, 2021

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Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #2): From the Creator of Dog Man Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338784855
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Published: Graphix - November 30th, 2021

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Heartstopper: Volume 4: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338617559
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Published: Graphix - December 7th, 2021

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A Time to Be Brave (Owly #4) Cover Image
By Andy Runton, Andy Runton (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338300710
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Published: Graphix - December 7th, 2021

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Call Us What We Carry: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

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Other Boys Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250222817
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Published: First Second - September 28th, 2021

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Readers will become a #1 fan of Chunky! Hudi doesn't see anything wrong with himself, but his doctors and parents want him to participate in sports in order to loose weight. With humor and a cheering imaginary mascot, Hudi takes on the challenge from baseball to soccer, swimming and football. With post-game interviews and play-by-play action, this is fun look at real issues involving body image, peer pressure, and being a team player. For ages 10 +. 

- Reviewed by Jessica