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A celebration of self-expression and the power of using your voice, centering Black children, and exploring the many things they can do, create, and say to make their mark. Look around! Can you see? The many spaces, places, and ways to show the world all that you can be? From painting, music, and slam poetry, to engineering, protesting, and photography, a young narrator journeys through her neighborhood, encouraging readers to explore all the many ways they can express themselves. A gorgeously powerful celebration of self-expression shows children that there are so many spaces and opportunities to use their voices-and show the world exactly who they are. What will you show the world?Show more
Dare the ocean to dance and it'll flow flip throw me back, tease with swells so I keep watching waiting hoping for the bigger wave, that might take me all the way to the shore. Thirteen-year-old Ava loves to surf and to sing. Singing and reading Rumi poems settle her mild OCD, and catching waves with her best friend, Phoenix, lets her fit in-her olive skin looks tan, not foreign. But then Ava has to spend the summer before ninth grade volunteering at the hospital, to follow in her single mother's footsteps to become a doctor. And when Phoenix's past lymphoma surges back, not even surfing, singing, or poetry can keep them afloat, threatening Ava's hold on the one place and the one person that make her feel like she belongs. With ocean-like rhythm and lyricism, this novel in verse is about a girl who rides the waves, tumbles, and finds her way back to the shore.Show more
From New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor-winning author Shannon Hale and award-winning illustrator Tracy Subisak, comes a zany picture book, adapted for audio, that pokes fun at overly gendered notions of 'boy books' and 'girl books' and celebrates the pleasure of a good book. Stanley's thrilled for bookmobile day-until the old man at the window refuses to lend him the story he wants, all because it features a girl. "Girl books" are only for girls, the book man insists, just like cat books are only for cats and robot books are only for robots. But when a dinosaur arrives at the bookmobile and successfully demands a book about ponies, Stanley musters the courage to ask for the tale he really wants-about a girl adventurer fighting pirates on the open seas. By speaking up, Stanley inspires the people, cats, robots, and goats around him to read more stories outside their experiences and enjoy the pleasure of a good book of their choosing.Show more
Carolina Aguasvivas grew up on the newly renamed Paradise Ranch, which she knows down to every last pony. But things are sure to change when the new owner's daughter, Chelsie Sánchez, sweeps in with an attitude and a feisty Thoroughbred named Velvet. The mare is skittish, headstrong -- and Carolina is determined to ride her. Chelsie, who considers herself too good to clean stalls, certainly doesn't seem like a real horse girl. Somehow, she thinks the same of Carolina. But Caro knows she's more worthy than Chelsie to help Velvet recover, and she's ready to prove it. The girls may discover they have more in common than they think... including a passion for bringing the healing power of horses to every kid.Show more
From Emmy-nominated science TV star and host of Netflix’s hit series Emily’s Wonder Lab, Emily Calandrelli, comes an inspirational message of love and positivity, all with original sound design. From the moment we are born, we reach out. We reach out for our loved ones, for new knowledge and experiences, and for our dreams! Whether celebrating life’s joyous milestones, sharing words of encouragement, or observing the wonder of the world around us, this uplifting audiobook will inspire readers of every age. A celebration of love and shared discovery, this audiobook will encourage readers to reach for the stars! A Macmillan Audio production from Henry Holt and Company.Show more
A new adventure starring the instagram hero, Tiny Chef! Another rainy day and the Chef is BORED. He's played all his games and sung all his songs, there's nothing to do! That is until he remembers that the market is still open. He rushes out to grab some quick ingredients for a fun evening feast. Unfortunately for him, Mr. Sam the grocer doesn't quite see the Chef while he's locking up. Chef is stuck inside the market! It's one of Chef's favorite places, but it's dark and scary at night. Come along on the Chef's overnight adventure as he learns that it's okay to be brave and still be a little scared at the same time.Show more
A comforting and timely new book that feels like an instant classic, written by Philip Stead, author of the Caldecott Medal-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee and the New York Times bestselling The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine. The limitless possibilities of the world outside our windows-and the warmth and comfort of home-are explored in this thoughtful meditation on the imagination, as seen from the point of view of a wise old dog. Any child who has ever felt uncertainty about the world outside will be soothed and enchanted by the open-ended, seemingly-unanswerable, and utterly whimsical questions this book poses: 'Will I ever be the dawdle of a penguin? Will I ever be the waddle of a snail? Will I ever be the tumble of a honeybee? Will I ever be the bumble of a whale?' Children will love asking their own imaginative questions, and thinking about their own view of the world outside their window. It's a perfect story for families to share together from the warmth and comfort of home.Show more
From debut author Zibby Owens comes Princess Charming, a lovable and empowering new character! Princess Charming can't quite seem to find her "thing." She's tried everything from cooking to hip-hop, and hasn't been able to perfect either. Even her cartwheels are subpar. But when the castle hosts a superstar for a special event, Princess Charming finally finds her time to shine. Princess Charming is about a brand-new princess character filled with fun, humor, and girl power. With a modern look and can-do attitude, Princess Charming is the perfect gift for all young readers who never give up! Praise for Princess Charming '[A] timeless message.'--Kirkus ReviewsShow more
Benjamin Waterfalls is a troubled kid: he steals as the quickest way to fill the emptiness in his life. Plus, he enjoys the danger, and it makes him feel good to sneak some money into his mom's purse when rent is due. His Native American mother has tried everything to help Benny find a better path, but when he lands in court in front of an unforgiving judge, it looks like there's no hope-until the judge agrees to allow Benny one last chance at turning his life around. The only problem is, he's being sent to stay with his father, a man Benny hasn't seen for seven years.Show more
Every year, in the magical town of Ravenskill, Witchlings who participate in the Black Moon Ceremony are placed into covens and come into their powers as full-fledged witches. And twelve-year-old Seven Salazar can't wait to be placed in the most powerful coven with her best friend! But on the night of the ceremony, in front of the entire town, Seven isn't placed in one of the five covens. She's a Spare! Spare covens have fewer witches, are less powerful, and are looked down on by everyone. Even worse, when Seven and the other two Spares perform the magic circle to seal their coven and cement themselves as sisters, it doesn't work! They're stuck as Witchlings-and will never be able to perform powerful magic. Seven invokes her only option: the impossible task. The three Spares will be assigned an impossible task: If they work together and succeed at it, their coven will be sealed and they'll gain their full powers. If they fail... Well, the last coven to make the attempt ended up being turned into toads. Forever. But maybe friendship can be the most powerful magic of all... With action-packed adventure, a coven of quirky witchlings, Claribel A. Ortega's signature humor and girl-power vibes, this middle grade Latinx witch story is truly a modern classic.Show more
"I can't wait for readers to explore Hong Kong with Holly-Mei. I have no doubt they will love both as much as I did." -Erin Entrada Kelly, 2018 Newbery Medalist and 2021 Newbery Honoree Packed with humor and heart, this debut middle grade series follows a girl finding her place in a brand-new world of private school and frenemies when her family moves to Hong Kong. Holly-Mei Jones couldn't be more excited about moving to Hong Kong for her mother's job. Her new school is right on the beach and her family's apartment is beyond beautiful. Everything is going to be perfect . . . right? Maybe not. It feels like everywhere she turns, there are new rules to follow and expectations to meet. On top of that, the most popular girl in her grade is quickly becoming a frenemy. And without the guidance of her loving Ah-ma, who stayed behind in Toronto, Holly-Mei just can't seem to get it right. It will take all of Holly-Mei's determination and sparkle (and maybe even a tiny bit of stubbornness) to get through seventh grade and turn her life in Hong Kong into the ultimate adventure! Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.Show more
An inspiring middle-grade chapter book that introduces young readers to the environmental challenges facing the planet through the eyes of Coast Salish characters and authors. 'You have family on land as you do in the sea. . . being a caretaker of the earth begins with taking care of the water that all life depends on.' Shiny is a whale child. One day his mother teaches him about the harm facing the world's oceans because of human carelessness. Shiny agrees to be turned into a boy by the ocean's water spirit so he can visit the land and alert people to these dangers. He meets Alex, a young Coast Salish girl who learns from Shiny that the living spirit of water exists in everything--glaciers, rivers, oceans, rain, plants, and all living creatures. Together the two travel the earth, confronting the realities of a planet threatened by an uncertain future. Inspired by Shiny's hope, humor, and wisdom, Alex makes the promise to become a teacher for future generations. She realizes that the timeless Indigenous value of environmental stewardship is needed now more than ever and that we must all stand up on behalf of Mother Earth. Written and illustrated by Indigenous authors Keith Egawa and Chenoa Egawa, The Whale Child introduces children ages 7 to 12 to existing environmental issues with a message of hope, education, sharing, and action. Ideal for middle-grade readers who are beginning to read chapter books on their own, this book also includes resources for students and teachers to facilitate learning about Pacific Northwest Indigenous cultures and the environment.Show more
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