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Wonder Woman: Warbringer
by Leigh Bardugo
Ill. Kit Seadon

Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at

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Garfield Slurps and Burps
by Jim Davis

Garfield returns — weighing more than ever! — for his 67th book. They are all here — Jon, Odie, Nermal, and …

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Garfield Belly Laughs by Jim Davis

What’s the menu du jour? Food, fun . . . and lots of it! Whether it’s a mouse bathing in coffee, or a zombie bingeing on ​…

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Teen Titans: Raven
by Kami Garcia
Ill. by Gabriel Picolo

When a tragic accident takes the life of seventeen-year-old Raven Roth’s foster mom—and Raven’s memory—she moves to New Orleans to ​…

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Becoming RBG
by Debbie Levy
Ill. by Whitney Gardner

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon—a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in

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The Giver
by Lois Lowry
Ill. by P. Craig Russell

Life in the community where Jonas lives is idyllic. Designated birthmothers produce new children, who are assigned to appropriate family units; one …

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by Jim Ottaviani
Ill. by Leland Myrick

From his early days at the St Albans School and Oxford, Stephen Hawking’s brilliance and good humor were obvious to everyone he met. A lively and …

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by Rainbow Rowell
Ill. by Faith Erin Hicks

Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the

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The Black Bull of Norroway
by Cat Seaton
Ill. by Kit Seaton

Sibylla always wanted adventure, but she didn’t know it would come in the form of a giant, magical bull. Is he a man or a monster? And who knew a ​…

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They Called Us Enemy
by George Takei
Ill. by Harmony Becker

Long before George Takei braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his 

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Harley Quinn:
Breaking Glass

by Mariko Tamaki
Ill. by Steve Pugh

Harleen is a tough, outspoken, rebellious kid who lives in a ramshackle apartment above a karaoke cabaret owned by a drag queen named …

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Animal Farm:
The Graphic Novel

by George Orwell
Ill. by Odyr

In 1945, George Orwell, called “the conscience of his generation,” created an enduring, devastating story of new tyranny replacing ​…

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Caught: Nabbing
History’s Most Wanted

by Georgia Bragg

Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks–including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and …

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Elon Musk:
A Mission to Save the World
by Anna Crowley Redding

Elon Musk is the visionary behind SpaceX and CEO of the electric car company Tesla. He is working on unique and daring improvements to …

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Pop Manga Drawing:
30 Step-by-Step Lessons
for Pencil

by Camilla D’Errico

An easy-to-follow, step-by-step manga drawing instruction book from fan favorite manga artist and painter Camilla d’Errico, featuring 30 lessons on

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Your Brain Needs a Hug
by Rae Earl

Imbued with a sense of humor, understanding, and hope, Your Brain Needs a Hug is a judgment-free guide for living well with your …

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The Greatest Treasure
Hunt in History

by Robert Edsel

As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world’s most cherished cultural objects were in harm’s way. The …

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SprawlBall: A Visual Tour
of the New Era of the NBA
by Kirk Goldsberry

The field of basketball analytics has leaped to overdrive thanks to Kirk Goldsberry, whose visual maps of players, teams, and positions have …

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Missing! Mysterious Cases
of People Gone Missing
Through the Centuries

by Brenda Z. Guiberson

Jimmy Hoffa, Barbara Follett, Amelia Earhart, D. B. Cooper, two young royal princes—they all disappeared. Throughout history, individuals have …

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Learn to Draw Cartoons
by Christopher Hart

With bestselling author Christopher Hart as your guide, learning to draw cartoons has never been easier! Thanks to Christopher Hart’s …

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Extreme Longevity
by Karen Latchana Kenney

Meet the science experts who study specimens of extreme longevity in both the plant and animal kingdoms, such as the 80,000-year-old root …

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Dreaming in Code:
Ada Byron Lovlace,
Computer Pioneer

by Emily Arnold McCully

Even by 1800s standards, Ada Byron Lovelace had an unusual upbringing. Her strict mother worked hard at cultivating her own …

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Brave the Page
by Rebecca Stern &
Grant Faulkner

Partly a how-to guide on the nitty-gritty of writing, partly a collection of inspiration to set (and meet) ambitious goals, Brave the Page is the …

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Chibi Art Class
by Yoai

Anime artist Yoai has captivated a huge audience with her adorable chibi drawings, and now she’s ready to share her secrets with you! Chibi is …

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