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View From Our Shelves, Volume 11, June 2021

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VIEW FROM OUR SHELVESVIEW FROM OUR SHELVES showcases titles that are new releases arriving in the month of June, hand-selected by us. Much more awaits you inside our remodeled store! We’re so delighted to welcome you back!We REOPENED our doors for in-store shopping on June 1, 2021Come see us Mondays to Fridays, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMIf you are yet to be fully vaccinated, we kindly ask you to wear a mask in order to enter Rainy Day Books.We continue to offer Curbside Pick-Up Service of Orders during our shopping hours, call us and we can bring your items out to your car.Please share this catalog with friends and family.Thank you, Vivien and Roger Volume 11June 2021APublication

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“When I discovered books as a young girl, I dreamt about having a bookstore where people could read about anything and everything that interests them. Books provide edification, entertainment, and escape. My dream came true, and I welcome you back to Rainy Day Books.” ~ Vivien Jennings, Founder & President

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FICTIONHaven PointVirginia HumeHardcoverA sweeping debut novel about the generaons of a family that spends summers in a seaside enclave on Maine’s rocky coastline, for fans of Elin Hilderbrand, Beatriz Williams, and Sarah Blake.The Thousand Crimes of Ming TsuTom LinHardcoverAn astounding debut that reimagines the classic Western through the eyes of a Chinese American assassin on a quest to rescue his kidnapped wife and exact his revenge on her abductors, and “declares the arrival of an astonishing new voice” (Jonathan Lethem).Painting The LightSally Cabot GunningHardcoverFrom the crically acclaimed author of Moncello and The Widow’s War comes a vividly rendered historical novel of love, loss, and reinvenon, set on Martha’s Vineyard at the end of the nineteenth century.The World Gives WayMarissa LevienHardcoverIn a near-future world on the brink of collapse, a young woman born into servitude must seize her own freedom in this gliering debut with a brilliant twist.Morningside HeightsJoshua HenkinHardcoverMorningside Heights is a sweeping and compassionate novel about a marriage surviving hardship. It’s about the love between women and men, and children and parents; about the things we give up in the face of adversity; and about how to survive when life turns out dierently from what we thought we signed up for.The Other Black GirlZakiya Dalila HarrisHardcoverUrgent, propulsive, and sharp as a knife, The Other Black Girl is an electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.6

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FICTIONThe Personal LibrarianMarie Benedict, Victoria Christopher MurrayHardcoverThe remarkable story of J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identy and pass as white to leave a lasng legacy that enriched our naon, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict, and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray.The VixenFrancine ProseHardcoverCrically acclaimed, bestselling author Francine Prose returns with a dazzling new novel set in the glamorous world of 1950s New York publishing, the story of a young man tasked with eding a steamy bodice-ripper based on the recent trial and execuon of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg—an assignment that will reveal the true cost of entering that seducve, dangerous new world. The Great MistakeJonathan LeeHardcoverAn exultant novel of New York City at the turn of the tweneth century, about one man’s rise to fame and fortune, and his mysterious murder—“riveng, immersive . . . an unparalleled feat of elegance and crasmanship” (Stephanie Danler, author of Sweetbier).The Secret Keeper of JaipurAlka JoshiHardcoverIn New York Times bestselling author Alka Joshi’s intriguing new novel, henna arst Lakshmi arranges for her protege , Malik, to intern at the Jaipur Palace in this tale rich in character, atmosphere, and lavish storytelling.Widespread PanicJames EllroyHardcoverFrom the modern master of noir comes a novel based on the real-life Hollywood xer Freddy Otash, the malevolent monarch of the 1950s L.A. underground, and his Tinseltown tabloid Condenal magazine.Site Fidelity: StoriesClaire BoylesHardcoverSet in the western sagebrush steppe, Site Fidelity is a vivid, inmate, and deeply human exploraon of life on the shiing terrain of our changing planet.7

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The Woman in the Purple SkirtNatsuko ImamuraHardcoverA bestselling, prizewinning novel by one of Japan’s most acclaimed young writers, for fans of Convenience Store Woman, the novels of Oessa Moshfegh, and the movies Parasite and Rear WindowThe Hidden PalaceHelene WeckerHardcoverIn this enthralling historical epic, set in New York City and the Middle East in the years leading to World War I— the long-awaited follow-up to the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Golem and the Jinni—Helene Wecker revisits her beloved characters Chava and Ahmad as they confront unexpected new challenges in a rapidly changing human world.FICTIONFilthy AnimalsBrandon TaylorHardcoverA group portrait of young adults enmeshed in desire and violence, a hotly charged, deeply sasfying new work of con from the author of Booker Prize nalist Real Life Songs in Ursa MajorEmma BrodieHardcoverA transporng love story of music, stardom, heartbreak, and a gied young singer-songwriter who must nd her own voice—“pure sun-soaked summer fun” (Kate Quinn, bestselling author of The Alice Network).The GodmothersCamille AubrayHardcoverBig Lile Lies set in World War II era Greenwich Village! An irresisble, suspenseful novel about four women who marry into an elegant, prosperous Italian family, and then must take charge of the family’s business when their husbands are forced to leave them during the war.Lesson In RedMaria HummelHardcoverA companion to Sll Lives--a Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine selecon--this savvy thriller exposes dark quesons about power and the art world and reveals the fatal mistakes that can befall those who threaten its status quo.8

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Mexican GothicSilvia Moreno-GarciaPaperbackAn isolated mansion. A chillingly charismac aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets. . . . From the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes “a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror” (Kirkus Reviews) set in glamorous 1950s Mexico.With or Without YouCaroline LeavittPaperback“With or Without You is a moving novel about twists of fate, the shiing terrain of love, and coming into your own. With tenderness and incisive insight, Leavi spotlights a woman’s unexpected journey towards her art.” —Madeline Miller, author of CirceFICTIONAn Elegant WomanMartha McPheePaperback“A portrait of self-creaon in the vein of F. Sco Fitzgerald”,” (The Wall Street Journal) An Elegant Woman is “a rich exploraon of legacy and memory” (Entertainment Weekly) that follows four generaons of women against the sweep of 20th century American history.The One Hundred Years of Lenni and MargotMarianne CroninPaperbackA charming, ercely alive and disarmingly funny debut novel in the vein of John Green, Rachel Joyce, and Jojo Moyes—a brave testament to the power of living each day to the fullest, a tribute to the stories that we live, and a reminder of our unlimited capacity for friendship and love.A Traveler at the Gates of WisdomJohn BoynePaperbackFrom the bestselling author of A Ladder to the Sky—“a darkly funny novel that races like a beang heart” (People)—comes a new novel that plays out across all of human history: a story as precise as it is unlimited.Florence Adler Swims ForeverRachel Beanland“The perfect summer read” (USA TODAY) begins with a shocking tragedy that results in three generaons of the Adler family grappling with heartbreak, romance, and the weight of family secrets over the course of one summer.Paperback9

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MYSTERY/THRILLERCastle ShadeLaurie R. KingHardcoverA queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat—all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure.The MaidensAlex MichaelidesHardcoverFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Paent comes a spellbinding tale of psychological suspense, weaving together Greek mythology, murder, and obsession.A Good KillJohn McMahonHardcoverAn electrifying mystery featuring a troubled small-town police detecve faced with three interwoven crimes that reveal sinister secrets about his community--and the deaths of his family, by the Edgar Award-and Thriller Award- short-listed authorThe President’s DaughterJames Patterson, Bill ClintonHardcoverMahew Keang, a one-me Navy SEAL—and a past president—has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under aack.A madman abducts Keang’s teenage daughter, Melanie—turning every parent’s deepest fear into a maer of naonal security. As the world watches in real me, Keang embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his strengths: as a leader, a warrior, and a father.10

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MYSTERY/THRILLERThe Kobalt DossierEric Van LustbaderHardcoverEvan Ryder is back in The Kobalt Dossier, the stunning follow-up to The Nemesis Manifesto from New York Times bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader. Black IceBrad ThorHardcoverScot Harvath is having his best summer ever. With a coage on the ord, a boat, and his beauful girlfriend Sølvi, he’s got everything he could possibly want. But out of vacaon days and long overdue back home, America’s top spy has a decision to make—return, or submit his resignaon. When his deadly past comes calling, though, he’ll be le with no choice at all. The Disappearing ActCatherine SteadmanHardcoverFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Something in the Water and Mr. Nobody comes an unputdownable mystery about the nightmares that abound in the pursuit of Hollywood dreams.HardcoverThe Bombay PrinceSujata MasseyBombay’s rst female lawyer, Perveen Mistry, is compelled to bring jusce to the family of a murdered female Parsi student just as Bombay’s streets erupt in riots to protest Brish colonial rule. Sujata Massey is back with this third installment to the Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning series set in 1920s Bombay. 11

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The Daughters of Foxcote ManorEve ChasePaperback“The Daughters of Foxcote Manor is not really about a murder, or a creepy house, but about families - the ones we’re born into, the ones we make and especially the ones we ee.”--The New York TimesWhat’s Done in DarknessLaura McHughHardcoverAbducted as a teenager, a woman must now confront her past and untangle the truth of what really happened to her in this dark thriller from the author of The Wolf Wants In. Dream GirlLaura LippmanHardcoverFollowing up on her acclaimed and wildly successful New York Times bestseller Lady in the Lake, Laura Lippman returns with a dark, complex tale of psychological suspense with echoes of Misery involving a novelist, incapacitated by injury, who is plagued by mysterious phone calls.The FiancéeKate WhitePaperbackThe New York Times bestselling author returns with an unseling but riveng psychological thriller about a capvang woman who joins a family and threatens to upend their picture-perfect lives. MYSTERY/THRILLER12

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When the Sparrow FallsNeil SharpsonHardcoverWhen the Sparrow Falls illuminates authoritarianism, complicity, and identy in the digital age, in a page turning, darkly-funny, frightening and touching story that recalls Philip K. Dick, John le Carré and Kurt Vonnegut in equal measure.The Wolf and the WoodsmanAva ReidHardcoverThis unforgeable debut— inspired by Hungarian history and Jewish mythology—follows a young pagan woman with hidden powers and a one-eyed captain of the Woodsmen as they form an unlikely alliance to thwart a tyrant. PaperbackThe Ninth MetalBenjamin Percy“Take one part dystopia, one part sci-, two parts apocalypse, then ride them roughshod through a bleak and bloody western, and it sll wouldn’t get close to what Ben Percy does here, which is blow open the core of humanity’s dark heart.”—Marlon James, Booker Prize award-winning author of Black Leopard, Red WolfThe CowardStephen AryanPaperbackWho will take up the mantle and slay the evil in the Frozen North, saving all from death and destrucon? Not Kell Kressia, he’s done his part...Or has he? Kim Stanley RobinsonPaperbackThe Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imaginaon, using conal eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will aect us all. Its seng is not a desolate, post-apocalypc world, but a future that is almost upon us—and in which we might just overcome the extraordinary challenges we face.The Ministry for the FutureBlack SunRebecca RoanhorsePaperbackFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the “engrossing and vibrant” (Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Riot Baby) rst book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy inspired by the civilizaons of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celesal prophecies, polical intrigue, and forbidden magic.SCIENCE FICTION13

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After the Fall: Being American in the World We’ve MadeBen RhodesHardcoverWhy is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close condant to President Barack Obama—and the New York Times bestselling author of The World as It Is—travels the globe in a deeply personal, beaufully observed quest for answers.This Country: My Life in Politics and History Chris MatthewsHardcoverA sweeping memoir of American polics and history from Chris Mahews, New York Times bestselling author and former host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Mahews.The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial HeroPeter S. CanellosHardcoverThe denive, sweeping biography of an American hero who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to ght for civil rights and economic freedom: Supreme Court Jusce John Marshall Harlan.At the Chinese Table: A Memoir with Recipes Carolyn PhillipsHardcoverPart memoir of life in Taiwan, part love story—a beaufully told account of China’s brilliant cuisines…with recipes. At the Chinese Table describes in vivid detail how, during the 1970s and ’80s, celebrated cookbook writer and illustrator Carolyn Phillips crosses China’s endless cultural and linguisc chasms and falls in love. Memorial Drive Natasha TretheweyPaperbackA chillingly personal and exquisitely wrought memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of her former stepfather, and the moving, inmate story of a poet coming into her own in the wake of a tragedyThe Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry EmpireFrancesca Cartier BrickellPaperbackThe capvang story of the family behind the Carer empire and the three brothers who turned their grandfather’s humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon—as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archivesBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

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Running Toward Mystery: The Adventure of an Unconventional LifeTenzin PriyadarshiPaperbackA revered Buddhist monk tells the bracing and beauful story of a singular life compelled to contemplaon, sharing lessons about the power of mentorship and an open mind A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey from the Street to the StarsHakeem OluseyiHardcoverIn this inspiring coming-of-age memoir, a world-renowned astrophysicist emerges from an impoverished childhood and crime-lled adolescence to ascend through the top ranks of research physics.Burning Man: The Trials of D. H. Lawrence Frances WilsonHardcoverAn electrifying, revelatory new biography of D. H. Lawrence, with a focus on his dicult middle yearsBrandon P. FlemingHardcoverMiseducatedAn inspiring memoir of one man’s transformaon from a delinquent, drug-dealing dropout to an award-winning Harvard educator through literature and debate—all by the age of twenty-seven.The Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief FarmHilarie BurtonPaperbackThe beloved actress and star of One Tree Hill, White Collar, and Lethal Weapon, Hilarie Burton Morgan, tells the story of leaving Hollywood for a radically dierent kind of life in upstate New York with her husband Jerey Dean Morgan—a celebraon of community, family, and the value of hard work in small town America.The Ugly CryDanielle HendersonHardcoverAn uproarious, moving memoir about a grandmother’s ferocious love and redening what it means to be family “Painfully good. I loved it.” --Jenny Lawson, bestselling author of Furiously HappyBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR15

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HardcoverThe Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid Lawrence WrightFrom the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Looming Tower: an unprecedented, momentous account of Covid-19—its origins, its wide-ranging repercussions, and the ongoing global ght to contain itDrunk: How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way to CivilizationEdward SlingerlandHardcoverA “entertaining and enlightening” deep dive into the alcohol-soaked origins of civilizaon—and the evoluonary roots of humanity’s appete for intoxicaon. (Daniel E. Lieberman, author of Exercised) The Good Germans: Resisting the Nazis, 1933-1945 Catrine ClayHardcoverMany ordinary Germans found the courage to resist, in the full knowledge that they could be sentenced to indenite incarceraon, torture or outright execuon. Catrine Clay argues that it was a much greater number than was ever formally recorded: teachers, lawyers, factory and dock workers, housewives, shopkeepers, church members, trade unionists, army ocers, aristocrats, Social Democrats, Socialists and Communists.Operation Pedestal: The Fleet That Battled to Malta, 1942Max HastingsHardcoverRenowned historian Max Hasngs recreates one of the most thrilling events of World War II: Operaon Pedestal, the Brish acon to save its troops from starvaon on Malta—an acon-packed tale of courage, fortude, loss, and triumph against all odds.After the Apocalypse: America’s Role in a World TransformedAndrew BacevichHardcoverA bold and urgent perspecve on how American foreign policy must change in response to the shiing world order of the twenty-rst century, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Limits of Power and The Age of Illusions.Americanon: An Unexpected U.S. History in Thirteen Bestselling BooksJess McHughHardcover“An elegant, meculously-researched and eminently readable history of the books that dene us as Americans. For history bus and book-lovers alike, McHugh oers us a precious gi.”--Jake Halpern, Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Bestselling authorNONFICTION16

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NONFICTIONHardcoverFrom the River to the Sea: The Untold Story of the Railroad War That Made the WestJohn SedgwickA sweeping and lively history of one of the most dramac stories never told—of the greatest railroad war of all me, fought by the daring leaders of the Santa Fe and the Rio Grande to seize, control, and create the American West. Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American MythBryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, Jason StanfordHardcoverThree noted Texan writers combine forces to tell the real story of the Alamo, dispelling the myths, exploring why they had their day for so long, and explaining why the ugly ght about its meaning is now coming to a head.Geniuses at War: Bletchley Park, Colossus, and the Dawn of the Digital AgeDavid A. PriceHardcoverThe dramac, untold story of the brilliant team whose feats of innovaon and engineering created the world’s rst digital electronic computer—decrypng the Nazis’ toughest code, helping bring an end to WWII, and ushering in the informaon age.Battle for the Big Top: P.T. Barnum, James Bailey, John Ringling, and the Death-Defying Saga of the American CircusLes StandifordHardcoverThe untold story of three Golden Age tans and the confrontaons, cuhroat business strategies, and eccentric personalies that built the Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey CircusWhen Evil Lived in LaurelCurtis WilkieHardcoverThe inside story of how a courageous FBI informant helped to bring down the KKK organizaon responsible for a brutal civil rights–era killing.Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal George PackerHardcoverAcclaimed Naonal Book Award-winning author George Packer diagnoses America’s descent into a failed state, and envisions a path toward overcoming our injusces, paralyses, and divides17

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HardcoverA Room of Her Own: Inside the Homes and Lives of Creative WomenRobyn LeaMeet the creave women who are living life on their own terms, and the unique living spaces they have designed and inhabit in this lavishly produced volume.Ciudad de Mexico: Recipes and Stories from the Heart of Mexico CityEdson Diaz FuentesHardcoverDivided into chapters by me of day, in Ciudad de México, chef Edson Diaz-Fuentes takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, explored through the vibrant and bustling Mexico City.The Green Indoors: Finding the Right Plants for Your Home EnvironmentMaddie Bailey, Alice BaileyHardcoverFocusing on working with the plants you already own, the book is divided in chapters detailing all the possible condions: Extreme Sun/Heat, Dry Air/Central Heang, Deep Shade, High Humidity, Draughty, Cold. By matching awkward spaces in your home with environments in the natural world, this book shows you how to relocate plants to improve their growth and help them thrive.American Cake: From Colonial Gingerbread to Classic Layer, the Stories and Recipes Behind More Than 125 of Our Best-Loved CakesAnne ByrnHardcoverTaste your way through America with more than 125 recipes for our favorite historical cakes and frosngs.Kate FriedmanHardcoverVegan cooking is simple and straighorward with Kate Friedman’s delicious plant-based recipes. Using just a few high-quality kitchen staples, you can whip up a brunch that’ll please a crowd, get dinner on the table pronto or nd the perfect healthy snack to keep you full between meals—all while skipping processed or hard-to-nd ingredients.5-Ingredient Vegan CookingTaste of Home All Time Best RecipesTaste of HomePaperbackAer more than 25 years of tasng, tesng, perfecng and publishing incredible dishes, the experts at Taste of Home compiled their all-me favorites into a brand-new cookbook, All-Time Best RecipesHOME & GARDEN18

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Islands of Abandonment: Nature Rebounding in the Post-Human LandscapeCal FlynHardcoverA beauful, lyrical exploraon of the places where nature is ourishing in our absenceIn the Heights: Finding HomeLin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Jeremy McCarterHardcoverThe eagerly awaited follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Hamilton: The Revoluon, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new book gives readers an extraordinary inside look at In the Heights, his breakout Broadway debut, wrien with Quiara Alegría Hudes, soon to be a Hollywood blockbuster.Karl DeisserothHardcoverA groundbreaking tour of the human mind that illuminates the biological nature of our inner worlds and emoons, through gripping, moving—and, at mes, harrowing—clinical storiesProjections: A Story of Human EmotionsAlexander FuryHardcoverForty years of catwalk photography featuring seventy groundbreaking collecons from the inimitable Vivienne Westwood—over 1,000 looks as they originally appeared in Westwood’s iconic showsVivienne Westwood: The Complete Collections Patricia HanlonPaperbackIn Swimming to the Top of the Tide, Patricia Hanlon lyrically charts her exploraons, at once inmate and scienc. Nong the disrupons caused by human intervenon, she bears witness to the vitality of the watersheds, their essenal role in the natural world, and the responsibility of those who love them to contribute to their sustainability.Swimming to the Top of the Tide: Finding Life Where Land and Water MeetMarimekko: The Art of PrintmakingLaird Borrelli-PerssonHardcoverPublished on the 70th anniversary of the Marimekko brand, this book surveys the classic design collaboraons, paerns, and vibrant texles from the much-loved Finnish lifestyle design houseSCIENCE/ARTS19

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BABY BOOKSBoard BookThree Grumpy TrucksTodd Tarpley, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)Whirr! Whomp! Grind! Chomp! Three toy trucks have big plans for their day at the playground: digging and liing, building and shiing. But then they start to get red . . . and hot . . . and hungry . . . . They’re GRUMPY! When they throw a total truck tantrum, will anyone be able to calm them down?Dinosaur CountdownNicholas OldlandBoard BookIn this simple and clever picture book from Nicholas Oldland, small children will have fun counng backward, as they’re introduced to dierent dinosaurs grouped from ten to two, and a nal, single dinosaur. Then, in a unique twist, the book goes on to “zero” dinosaurs as well (because “they’re exnct, silly!”). Freight Train Lift-the-FlapDonald CrewsBoard BookIn this li-the-ap edion of the Caldeco Honor classic, young readers go on a train trip full of new surprises.Tiny Travelers United States Treasure Quest Steven Wolfe Pereira, Susie JaramilloBoard BookIn Tiny Travelers United States Treasure Quest, readers will journey from the capital city of Washington DC, to the vibrant Mardi Gras fesval in Louisiana, and the iconic Yellowstone Naonal Park, making magical discoveries along the way.The Color Monster: A Story About EmotionsAnna LlenasBoard BookUnpack feelings with color in this internaonal bestseller that helps young readers idenfy emoons and feel more in control.Let’s Say HelloGiselle Ang, Erica Sirotich (Illustrator)Board BookTeach babies to greet others in twelve dierent languages with this adorable mullingual board book!20

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READY TO READ!Grumpy Monkey Freshly SqueezedPaperbackSuzanne LangIn the rst book in this new young graphic novel series, Jim Panzee, star of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grumpy Monkey, searches for the perfect orange stress ball.Mia Mayhem Rides the WavesPaperbackKara WestMia goes on a super surng family vacaon in this eleventh adventure of the Mia Mayhem chapter book series!Geraldine Pu and Her Lunch Box, Too!Maggie P. ChangPaperbackMeet spunky, funny, and friendly Geraldine Pu as she takes on a bully and makes a new friend in this rst book in a new Level 3 Ready-to-Read Graphics series!Mindy Kim and the Trip to KoreaLyla LeePaperbackFresh o the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in the adorable chapter book series following Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl—in this h novel, Mindy goes to South Korea!Henry Heckelbeck Dinosaur HunterWanda CovenPaperbackDuring a eld trip, Henry Heckelbeck discovers a bone that might belong to a dinosaur! His friends don’t think it’s possible, but can Henry the Dinosaur Hunter prove them wrong?Friends Do Not Eat FriendsJill EsbaumPaperbackTwo dinosaurs with larger-than-life personalies become unlikely friends in this silly and sweet Level 1 Ready-to-Read Graphics book, the rst in a new series!21

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PICTURE BOOKSHardcoverLittle Bat in Night SchoolBrian LiesLile Bat is excited about his rst night in school! Readers will love to see him spread his wings in this sweet, inspiring picture book from New York Times best-selling and Caldeco Honor–winning Brian LiesToo Much Stuff!Emily GravettHardcoverMarie Kondo is for the birds in this hilarious picture book about expectant magpie parents and the dangers of having too many things!ListenGabi Snyder, Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator)HardcoverIn the tradion of Tomie dePaola’s Quiet and Sco Magoon’s Breathe comes this lyrical, meditave picture book about listening and mindfulness.All We NeedKathy Wolff, Margaux MeganckFor fans of All the World and Love, a poec story that celebrates the lilest things we all need to be happy -- and the beauty of sharing with others when we have more to give.Sharky McSharkAlison MurrayHardcoverA humorous yet touching retelling of The Lion and the Mouse that reminds young readers of the importance of friendship.Mucky TruckAmmi-Joan Paquette, Elisa FerroHardcoverA lile truck gets stuck in the mud, and it’s up to his other truck friends—crane, digger, forkli, and re engine—to help him out.22

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PICTURE BOOKSThe BenchMeghan the Duchess of Sussex, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)HardcoverMeghan, The Duchess of Sussex’s rst children’s book, The Bench, beaufully captures the special relaonship between father and son, as seen through a mother’s eyes.My AmericaKaren KatzHardcoverFrom author and illustrator Karen Katz, My America is a picture book celebraon of immigraon to the United States told through the experiences of children who have come from around the world.We Want a DogLo ColeHardcoverSee if you can spot your own beloved pet in these funny pups (And don’t miss the surprise for cat lovers at the end.) Makes a great gi for dog owners and kids alike.Faraway ThingsDave Eggers, Kelly MurphyHardcoverFrom a bestselling author comes an evocave, classic-feeling adventure tale about a boy and his sword, and how giving away something precious leads to an even more important discovery.Time for School, Little Blue TruckAlice Schertle, Jill McElmurryHardcoverRide along to school with the #1 New York Times best-selling Lile Blue Truck and meet Blue’s new friend: a bright yellow school bus. Beep-beep!Penguin & Moose Brave the NightHannah C. Hall, Stacy CurtisHardcoverIn this charming picture book, best friends Penguin and Moose learn how to be strong despite their worries as they face their fear of the dark.23

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MIDDLE READERSisters of the NeverseaCynthia L. SmithHardcoverIn this beaufully reimagined story by NSK Neustadt Laureate and New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leich Smith (Muscogee Creek), Nave American Lily and English Wendy embark on a high-ying journey of magic, adventure, and courage to a fairy-tale island known as NeverlandFranklin Endicott and the Third Key Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)HardcoverThe latest tale from Deckawoo Drive—and New York Times best-selling creators Kate DiCamillo and Chris Van Dusen—is a balm for young worrywarts facing the unknown.ArrowSamantha M. ClarkHardcoverFrom the author of The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast comes a lush and mely tale about a boy who’s grown up as the only human in an enchanted rainforest and what happens when people from the outside world discover his home.The IslandersMary Alice MonroeHardcoverFrom New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe comes a beauful story of friendship, loss, and the healing power of nature in her rst book for middle grade readers.A Glasshouse of StarsShirley MarrHardcoverA moving coming-of-age story about one girl’s bravery and imaginaon in the face of the unknown. Perfect for fans of Front Desk and Mañanaland.Ali Cross: Like Father, Like SonJames PattersonHardcoverAlex Cross’s son Ali is an accomplished mystery-solver and #1 bestseller. A crime at a concert near his school sparks his newest invesgaon, and it gets dangerous fast. Somemes it’s good to have a father in the detecve business.24

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25YOUNG ADULT FICTIONA Season of Sinister DreamsTracy BanghartHardcoverFuryborn meets A Curse So Dark and Lonely in this thrilling fantasy about two powerful girls coming together to protect their beloved kingdom—from the author of Grace and Fury.Again AgainE. LockhartPaperbackThis twisty novel from the New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud asks: What if there were innite universes and innite ways to fall in love?Curse of the Specter QueenJenny MokeHardcoverIndiana Jones gets a refresh with this female-driven mystery adventure, set in the 1920s, full of ciphers, ancient relics, and heart-stopping acon - the rst in a brand-new series!Daughter of SpartaClaire AndrewsHardcoverIn this thrilling reimagining of ancient Greek mythology, a headstrong girl does whatever it takes to rise up and become the most powerful ghter her people have ever seen.The Secret StarlingJudith Eagle, Jo Rioux (Illustrator)HardcoverA taered ballet slipper found under the oorboards of Braithwaite Manor may be the key to Clara’s sinister family secrets in this delighul, lightly Gothic mystery for fans of Maryrose Wood and Claire Legrand.Blackout Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, Nicola YoonSix crically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teen love to this interlinked novel of charming, hilarious, and heartwarming stories that shine a bright light through the dark.Hardcover

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