Team Evie Book Drive - 2021

We are so excited to be helping The Evelyn Swierczynski Foundation with their annual Holiday Book Drive benefitting Children's Hospital LA’s Literary Healing program. The foundation was created in honor of Duane's Swierczynski's daughter Evie. Visit TeamEvieFoundation.com for more info about Evie and the Team Evie Foundation.

Book Drive Details:

  • We'll take care of making sure the books get delivered.
  • Orders must be placed by December 5th to ensure they'll arrive in time for the fundraiser.
  • Books must be new – many of these children have compromised immune systems and “gently used” books cannot be given to them.
  • We are happy to accept books purchased elsewhere if they're accompanied by a receipt.
  • If you want to order titles that aren't on the list, just let us know the books are for the book drive when you place your order.
  • For each book you purchase for the book drive, we'll enter you into a drawing for a $100 Murder By The Book gift card.
  • When ordering online, just select in-store pick up as the shipping option and we'll make sure the books get delivered! (If you order directly from this page the books will default to in-store pick up).
  • Not sure what books to donate? Just let us know how much you'd like to donate and we're happy to choose the books for you!
  • Please place orders for the bookdrive separately from other orders.
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Meet Your Baker: A Bakeshop Mystery Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250054234
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - December 30th, 2014

Welcome to Torte-a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the treats are so good that, sometimes, it's criminal...


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Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250027436
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Published: Square Fish - May 7th, 2013

See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series.

Enter the Grishaverse with Book One of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom.


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The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250073396
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Published: Square Fish - January 12th, 2016

There's a murderer on the loose—but that doesn't stop the girls of St. Etheldreda's from attempting to hide the death of their headmistress in this rollicking farce.


Secret, Secret Agent Guy Cover Image
By Kira Bigwood, Celia Krampien (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534469211
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Send little spies to sleep with this hilarious, tongue-in-cheek lullaby set to the tune of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.

Dear Fellow Agents:

Your mission—should you choose to accept it—is to join Secret, Secret Agent Guy on his bedtime assignment, code name: Operation Lollipop.


Midnight at the Barclay Hotel Cover Image
By Fleur Bradley, Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593202913
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 24th, 2021

Hunting ghosts and solving the case before checkout? All in a weekend's work.

Read the novel that New York Times bestselling author, Chris Grabenstein calls, "My kind of mystery!"


Premeditated Myrtle (Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery 1) Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781643751870
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

A 2021 Edgar® Award Winner, Best Juvenile
A BookPage Best Book of 2020: Middle Grade
A Mighty Girl's 2020 Books of the Year

Introducing Myrtle Hardcastle, your favorite new amateur detective: a wickedly smart twelve-year-old with a keen interest in criminology and a nose for murder in Victorian England.

Twelve-year-


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Death by Dumpling: A Noodle Shop Mystery Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250129154
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - March 27th, 2018

Welcome to the Ho-Lee Noodle House, where the Chinese food is to die for. . .


The Bookstore Cat Cover Image
By Cylin Busby, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062894342
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 20th, 2020

An irresistible and engaging picture book perfect for story time, and for cat and bookstore lovers alike!

The bookstore cat is an adorable . . .

bossy . . .

cuddly cat.


Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358447870
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Published: Clarion Books - December 29th, 2020

"This is the kind of read that makes your soul sit up straight. At once a heart-wrenching tale of found family and a thrilling, atmospheric mystery that keeps you guessing at every page, Ally Carter's middle grade debut is a triumph.


The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442496774
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2015

Now an animated series on Disney Junior!

They might be chicks, but they sure aren’t chicken, and they’re on a mission. And on this, their first (mis)adventure “in this delightful spinoff of the J.J.


The Unfair Fair Case: Mack Rhino, Private Eye 3 (QUIX) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534479968
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Published: Aladdin - September 21st, 2021

Mack Rhino—a private detective, who just happens to be a rhinoceros—investigates foul play at the fair in this third mystery of this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book series that’s perfect for emerging readers!

Mack Rhino is a private eye whose latest case finds him at the Coral Cove Fair, where someone has been winning game after game after game, taking


The Case of the Stinky Stench, 2 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #2) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919605
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 2nd, 2017

"Uncle," Croissant said, "the fridge is in trouble
A mystery stench turned a whole shelf to rubble
I'm the last hope or the fridge will be lost
Help me or else we'll be cooked, served, and sauced."


Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Volume I (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781984899538
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Published: Vintage - April 14th, 2020

Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories contains, in two volumes, all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s world-famous detective.


Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude (A New York Public Library Book) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250155016
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 28th, 2018

Steadfast Fortitude and curious Patience are waiting every morning to greet visitors of the Library.

That is until, one early morning, when Fortitude finds Patience is missing. The city is about to awake, and the lions absolutely must be in their places before the sun rises. Now, Fortitude must abandon his own post to find his best friend in the Library’s labyrinthine halls.


Where Is Our Library?: A Story of Patience and Fortitude Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250241405
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 27th, 2020

Where Is Our Library? is a companion to Lost in the Library and our second picture book in partnership with the New York Public Library.

Curious Patience and steadfast Fortitude wait every morning to greet visitors of the New York Public Library—and slip away every night to read in the Children's Center.


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Before We Disappear Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063025226
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Published: HarperTeen - September 28th, 2021

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection!

It’s a new star-crossed romance about the magic of first love from the acclaimed author of We Are the Ants and Brave Face, Shaun David Hutchinson.


Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers Cover Image
By Anna James, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984837141
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Published: Puffin Books - February 25th, 2020

A USA Today Bestselling book!
A Barnes & Noble Book of the Month!
A 2019 Kids' Indie Next List Pick!
A National Bestseller!


Fabio The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective: The Case of the Missing Hippo Cover Image
By Laura James, Emily Fox (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781547602162
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - August 6th, 2019

This hilarious, brightly illustrated chapter book starring Fabio the flamingo detective and his sidekick Gilbert the giraffe is perfect for fans of CatStronauts and The Bad Guys.

In a small town on the banks of Lake Laloozee lives the world's greatest flamingo detective. His name is Fabio. He's not tall or strong, but slight and pink. And he's very, very clever.


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The Jane Austen Society: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250797179
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 6th, 2021

* INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER *

"This novel delivers sweet, smart escapism."
People


Truly Devious: A Mystery Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062338068
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - December 4th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson weaves a delicate tale of murder and mystery in the first book of a striking new series, perfect for fans of Agatha Christie and E. Lockhart.


Whobert Whover, Owl Detective Cover Image
By Jason June, Jess Pauwels (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481462716
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 18th, 2017

Help Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, keep his woods safe in this hilarious who-who-dun-it.

What happened to Perry the Possum? Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, is on the case!

Did Debbie the Duck whack Perry with her wicked wings?

Or did Freddie the Frog soak Perry in his sickening slime?

And what if the culprit is closer to home than Whobert expects?


The Beekeeper's Apprentice: or, On the Segregation of the Queen (A Mary Russell Mystery #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250055705
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Published: Picador - May 27th, 2014

The Twentieth-Anniversary Edition of the First Novel of the Acclaimed Mary Russell Series by Edgar Award–Winning Author Laurie R. King.

An Agatha Award Best Novel Nominee • Named One of the Century's Best 100 Mysteries by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association


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The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER!
A 2021 Alex Award winner!
The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”


7 Ate 9 (Private I #1) Cover Image
By Tara Lazar, Ross MacDonald (Illustrator), Ross MacDonald (Cover design or artwork by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484717790
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 16th, 2017

6 has a problem.

Everyone knows that 7 is always after him. Word on the street is that 7 ate 9. If that's true, 6's days are numbered. Lucky for him, Private I is on the case. But the facts just don't add up.

It's odd.

Will Private I put two and two together and solve the problem . . . or is 6 next in line to be subtracted?


The Upper Case: Trouble in Capital City (Private I #2) Cover Image
By Tara Lazar, Ross MacDonald (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368027656
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Just when Private I thinks all is calm-now that he's cracked the case of 7 Ate 9-Question Mark storms into the office.
Mark is worried. All the uppercase letters are M-I-S-S-I-N-G! But that's absurd. This is CAPITAL City!
Private I is the last letter standing. Will he solve his BIGGEST mystery yet, the UPPER CASE, before it's too late?!


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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062875860
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 5th, 2021

#1 Kids Indie Next List * Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of the Year * SLJ Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * Junior Library Guild Selection * Edgar Award Nominee * Four Starred Reviews * Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year


A Soft Place to Land Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875877
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 14th, 2021

In this compelling and heartfelt mystery story, Janae Marks—author of the acclaimed bestselling From the Desk of Zoe Washington—follows a young girl reshaping her meaning of home. Perfect for fans of Erin Entrada Kelly and Rebecca Stead.


Bunny Roo, I Love You Cover Image
By Melissa Marr, Teagan White (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399167423
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 14th, 2015

A warm and tender welcome to the world!
 
In a gorgeous picture book that’s playfully sweet and visually captivating, New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr and talented new illustrator Teagan White celebrate the many ways parents make their new babies feel at home.
 


The Hidden Knife Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518525
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - June 1st, 2021

“Unique and gripping.”—Tamora Pierce
 


I am Neil Armstrong (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780735228726
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Published: Dial Books - September 11th, 2018

Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes.


I am Lucille Ball (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428558
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Published: Dial Books - July 14th, 2015

Comedian and actor Lucille Ball, who made a lasting impact on television, is the 6th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Marie Curie (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555858
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Published: Dial Books - September 10th, 2019

The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, physicist and chemist Marie Curie is the 19th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series about heroes.


I am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780803740822
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Published: Dial Books - January 14th, 2014

Groundbreaking American pilot Amelia Earhart is the 2nd hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Gandhi (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780735228702
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Published: Dial Books - October 3rd, 2017

Advocate for peace and nonviolent revolutionary Gandhi is the 12th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428497
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Published: Dial Books - September 6th, 2016

Chimpanzee scientist and conservationist Jane Goodall is the 10th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Leonardo da Vinci (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555889
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

The famous Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci is the twentieth hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series.


I am Walt Disney (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780735228757
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Published: Dial Books - September 10th, 2019

The 18th picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes tells the story of Walt Disney, who made dreams come true.


I am Albert Einstein (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780803740846
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Published: Dial Books - September 16th, 2014

One of the greatest scientists the world has ever known Albert Einstein is the 4th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Anne Frank (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555940
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Published: Dial Books - October 13th, 2020

The 22nd book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes tells the story of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl who documented her life while hiding from the Nazis during World War II.


I am Benjamin Franklin (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555919
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Published: Dial Books - October 13th, 2020

The 21st book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes tells the story of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S. who helped draft the Declaration of Independence while making important scientific contributions.


I am Jim Henson (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428503
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Dial Books - January 10th, 2017

Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppets and Sesame Street, is the 11th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Frida Kahlo (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555988
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Published: Dial Books - March 9th, 2021

The famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is the 23rd hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series from Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos


I am Helen Keller (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428510
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Published: Dial Books - September 1st, 2015

Disabled social activist Helen Keller is the 7th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Billie Jean King (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780735228740
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Published: Dial Books - February 5th, 2019

Billie Jean King is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Read about this amazing woman athlete in the seventeenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes.


I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428527
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Published: Dial Books - January 5th, 2016

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is the 8th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Abraham Lincoln (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780803740839
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Published: Dial Books - January 14th, 2014

The sixteenth US president Abraham Lincoln is the 1st hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.

Abraham Lincoln always spoke about fairness, and thus he led the country to abolish slavery. This book follows him from childhood to the presidency, including the Civil War and his legendary Gettysburg Address.
 


I am Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780803740853
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Published: Dial Books - June 17th, 2014

Civil Rights leader Rosa Parks is the 3rd hero in in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.

Rosa Parks dared to stand up for herself and other African Americans by staying seated and organizing the Montgomery Bus Boycott. As a result, she helped end public bus segregation and launch the country’s Civil Rights Movement.


I am Jackie Robinson (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780803740860
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

The legendary African American baseball player Jackie Robinson is the 5th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.


I am Sacagawea (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428534
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Published: Dial Books - October 3rd, 2017

Sacagawea, the only Indigenous person included in Lewis and Clark’s historic expedition, is the 13th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.
 


I am Sonia Sotomayor (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780735228733
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Published: Dial Books - November 13th, 2018

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, is the subject of the sixteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes.


I am Harriet Tubman (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780735228719
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Published: Dial Books - January 16th, 2018

Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of the fourteenth picture book in this New York Times bestselling biography series


I am George Washington (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428480
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Published: Dial Books - September 6th, 2016

America’s first president George Washington is the 9th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.
 


I am Oprah Winfrey (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593405826
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Published: Dial Books - October 19th, 2021

Deeply influential cultural icon Oprah Winfrey is the twenty-fifth hero in this New York Times bestselling picture book biography series.


Camp Murderface Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062871640
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Published: HarperCollins - April 27th, 2021

Summer camp turns sinister in Camp Murderface, a spooky middle grade read perfect for fans of scare masters like R.L. Stine and Christopher Pike.

The year: 1983. The place: Ohio. The camp: Scary as heck.


The Recruit (CHERUB #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781442413603
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 21st, 2010

CHERUB agents are highly trained, extremely talented--and all under the age of seventeen. For official purposes, these agents do not exist. They are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists, hack into crucial documents, and gather intel on global threats—all without gadgets or weapons.


Akata Witch (The Nsibidi Scripts #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142420911
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Published: Speak - July 11th, 2017

 "Nnedi Okorafor writes glorious futures and fabulous fantasies. Her characters take your heart and squeeze it; her worlds open your mind to new things." -- Neil Gaiman, author of The Graveyard Book and American Gods 


Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9781455572359
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 28th, 2013

Meet Egyptologist Amelia Peabody in the first mystery in the Victorian-era set, New York Times bestselling "sparkling series" (Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review).

"If Indiana Jones were female, a wife, and a mother who lived in Victorian times, he would be Amelia Peabody Emerson."--Publishers Weekly


Woof: A Bowser and Birdie Novel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545643320
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 26th, 2016

"I defy anyone to read this book -- kid or adult -- without a big, goofy grin." -- HARLAN COBEN, #1 New York Times bestselling author

The New York Times Bestselling MysteryThere is trouble brewing in the Louisiana swamp -- Bowser can smell it. Bowser is a very handsome and only slightly slobbery dog, and he can smell lots of things. Like bacon. And rawhide chews!


The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368070836
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 28th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents ten new stories--including one of his own--about beloved heroes that sprang from the imaginations of some of the best middle grade authors working today.


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Last Seen Leaving Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250129673
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Published: Square Fish - April 24th, 2018

In this young adult debut, a teen must try to uncover his missing girlfriend's secrets without revealing his own.

Flynn's girlfriend, January, is missing. The cops are asking questions he can't answer, and her friends are telling stories that don't add up. All eyes are on Flynn—as January's boyfriend, he must know something.


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White Rabbit Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250294753
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Published: Square Fish - January 29th, 2019

Caleb Roehrig, author of Last Seen Leaving, delivers another spellbinding young adult murder mystery in White Rabbit.


Keep This to Yourself Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780807541494
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Published: Aw Teen - September 1st, 2020

2020 Arthur Ellis Award, Best YA Crime Book

2020 ITW Thriller Award, Best Young Adult Novel


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Hamster Holmes, A Mystery Comes Knocking: Ready-to-Read Level 2 Cover Image
By Albin Sadar, Valerio Fabbretti (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781481420365
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Published: Simon Spotlight - May 12th, 2015

Hamster Holmes and his firefly sidekick, Dr. Watt, solve mysteries together in this start to a Level 2 Ready-to-Read series!

Hamster Holmes and Dr. Watt are the best sleuths in town! So when their friend Corny O'Squirrel has a mystery he needs help solving, he knows just who to turn to.


A Book for Escargot Cover Image
By Dashka Slater, Sydney Hanson (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374312862
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 7th, 2020

*An Amazon Best Book of the Year and Indie Bestseller!*

In A Book for Escargot, the standalone sequel to Escargot--written by award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author Dashka Slater and illustrated by Sydney Hanson--we follow a funny and charming French snail through a library to find the book of his dreams.


Bonjour!


Escargot Cover Image
By Dashka Slater, Sydney Hanson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780374314286
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 19th, 2021

The unabridged board book edition of the funny and charming award-winning picture book, Escargot.

Bonjour! Escargot is a beautiful French snail who wants only two things:

1. To be your favorite animal.
2. To get to the delicious salad at the end of the book.


White Trash Warlock Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781094067964
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - October 13th, 2020

Not all magicians go to schools of magic.

Adam Binder has the Sight. It's a power that runs in his bloodline: the ability to see beyond this world and into another, a realm of magic populated by elves, gnomes, and spirits of every kind. But for much of Adam's life, that power has been a curse, hindering friendships, worrying his backwoods family, and fueling his abusive father's rage.


Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142408889
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Published: Puffin Books - September 6th, 2007

Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood’s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes.


Murder Is Bad Manners (A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481422130
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 26th, 2016

Two friends form a detective agency—and must solve their first murder case—in this “sharp-witted debut” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) that is the first adventure in a brand-new middle grade mystery series set at a 1930s boarding school.

Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are best friends at Deepdean School for Girls, and they both have a penchant for solv


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ISBN: 9781250313973
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Published: Swoon Reads - March 23rd, 2021

When children start to go missing in the local woods, a teen girl must face her fears and a past she can't remember to rescue them in this atmospheric YA novel, Lost in the Never Woods from the author of Cemetery Boys.


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$17.00
ISBN: 9780425281406
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Published: Berkley - October 18th, 2016

USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas turns the story of the renowned Sherlock Holmes upside down in the first novel in this Victorian mystery series....
 


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By Eve Titus, Paul Galdone (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781481464017
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Published: Aladdin - May 17th, 2016

Named one of “13 Detective Book Series You Obsessed over as a Kid” by Buzzfeed.com and the inspiration for a hit Disney film, the masterful Great Mouse Detective series is now available to a whole new generation of readers!

Basil—the famous sleuth of mousedom—lives in the cellar of Sherlock Holmes’s house.


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Absolutely Truly (A Pumpkin Falls Mystery) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442429734
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2015

An unsent letter in a first edition copy of Charlotte’s Web leads to a hunt for treasure in this heartwarming middle grade mystery from the author of The Mother-Daughter Book Club.

Now that Truly Lovejoy’s father has been injured by an IED in Afghanistan and is having trouble finding work back home, the family moves from Texas to tiny Pumpkin Falls, New Hamp


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ISBN: 9780440461265
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Published: Yearling - April 15th, 1977

Join the world’s greatest detective, Nate the Great, as he solves the mystery of the lost picture! Perfect for beginning readers and the Common Core, this long-running chapter book series will encourage children to problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!  

CAN NATE SOLVE THE CASE FOR HIS FRIEND ANNIE?
 


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ISBN: 9781338157826
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

Four starred reviews and over ten best-of-year lists!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewMia Tang has a lot of secre