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Staff Favorites for Young Readers

The Hollow Inside Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547606115
Published: Bloomsbury YA - May 25th, 2021

Sadie meets The Glass Castle in a smart, gripping, and twisty YA debut about a girl seeking to reveal the truth about her mother-and herself.

Lightfall: The Girl & the Galdurian Cover Image
By Tim Probert, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062990464
Published: HarperAlley - September 1st, 2020

One of the most beautifully vivid graphic novels I've ever read. Proberts use of light is extraordinary - so beautiful I'd hang it in my house. The story of a girl whose warthog grandfather has memory problems and goes missing, and a trickster axolotl who helps her find her way to a city where he may have been taken.

The Last Cuentista Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646140893
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Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

Abby's favorite book of 2021 and perhaps 2022. A Newberry Award winner, The Last Cuentista is a mesmerizing science-fiction tale for the ages, sprinkled with Mexican folklore. 

Good Eating: The Short Life of Krill Cover Image
By Matt Lilley, Dan Tavis (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780884488675
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 11th, 2022

The unidentified narrator follows one krill among billions as it pursues its brief existence, eating and eating while metamorphosing from one thing into another and trying to avoid being eaten. Questions and advice are hurled at the krill on every page, but the krill never responds―because, after all, krill can’t talk, and this is nonfiction.  

Patchwork Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781984813961
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

In profound, uplifting verse and sumptuous artwork, beloved creators Matt de la Peña and Corinna Luyken explore the endless possibilities each child contains: A young dancer may grow into a computer coder; a basketball player might become a poet; a class clown may one day serve as an inspiring teacher; and today’s quiet empath might be tomorrow’s great leader. Here's a profound and uplifting new classic with an empowering message for readers of all ages: Your story is still being written.