New in Hardcover (Elementary)

New in Hardcover (Elementary)

Nine-year-old Jacob wants a puppy; instead, he gets triplet baby sisters! They all seem the same, though with time, he gets to know each girl and they start becoming individuals. My Life Begins! (Katherine Tegen, $16.99), from the pen of the prolific children’s book writer Patricia MacLachlan, is a relatable, gentle and loving tale for younger readers. Ages 6-9. Susan Schatten

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ISBN: 9780063116016
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 2nd, 2022

New in Hardcover (Middle Grade)

Henri Weldon is finally leaving her special education school and "mainstreaming" at the local public school alongside her older brother and sister. She is worried about her dyscalculia, a learning disability that affects her ability to process math, but doesn't realize that there will be lots more to manage in order to Figure It Out, Henri Weldon (Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99). Now Henri is dealing with managing her classes and her new place on the soccer team, her sister's frustration with her choice of friends, a new love for poetry and—oh yes—her dyscalculia. Tanita S. Davis introduces an accessible story of how we can cope with differences when we make great friends along the way. Ages 8-12. Susan Schatten

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ISBN: 9780063143579
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 17th, 2023

One Crazy Summer - Rita Williams-Garcia

The year 1968 was one of the most fraught, tumultuous years in recent U.S. history. But when sisters Delphine, Vonetta and Fern hop on a plane to Oakland, CA, they’re not concerned with social issues but with re-uniting with their mother. They haven’t seen her since she abandoned them and moved across the country, and will spend One Crazy Summer (Harper Collins, $6.99) getting to know her and uncovering the secrets of their pasts. Rita Williams-Garcia’s award-winning novel is an engaging journey through histories both political and familial. Ages 11-13
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ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 27th, 2011