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  • Archenemies

    Marissa Meyer

    Paperback (Square Fish, May 1, 2022)
    The Renegades Trilogy continues, in this fiercely awaited second installment after the New York Times-bestselling Renegades by Marissa Meyer, author of the Lunar Chronicles. Time is running out.Together, they can save the world.But they each other’s worst nightmare.Nova’s double life is about to get a lot more complicated:As Insomnia, she is a full-fledged member of the Renegades, a syndicate of powerful and beloved superheroes. She works with Adrian’s patrol unit to protect the weak and maintain order in Gatlon City.As Nightmare, she is an Anarchist - a group of of villains who are determined to destroy the Renegades. Nova wants vengeance against the so-called heroes who once failed her when she needed them most.But as Nova, her feelings for Adrian are deepening, despite the fact that he is the son of her sworn enemies and, unbeknownst to Nova, he has some dangerous secrets of his own.In this second installment of the Renegades trilogy, Nova, Adrian, and the rest of their crew―Ruby, Oscar, and Danna―are faced with escalating crime in Gatlon City, while covert weapons and conflicting missions have Nova and Adrian questioning not only their beliefs about justice, but also the feelings they have for each other. The line between good and evil has been blurred, but what's clear to them both is that too much power could mean the end of their city―and the world―as they know it.Praise for Archenemies: A New York Times Bestseller!"The page-turner conclusion will leave readers eager for the final installment." ―Publishers Weekly"This enticing mix of superhero adventures and budding love story also tackles hefty ethical issues, and Meyer masterfully manipulates plot and characters to send readers racing for the last page and regret reaching it, especially when they're met by its suspenseful cliff-hanger. ―Booklist
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  • Wildheart: The Daring Adventures of John Muir

    Julie Bertagna, William Goldsmith

    Paperback (Yosemite Conservancy, May 12, 2022)
    John Muir led an adventurous life, starting with his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland to his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, a global explorer, and the first modern environmentalist—and even became friends with a president! His heart was always in the outdoors and he aimed to experience all he could. Most importantly, though, John Muir told the world about the wonders of nature. His words made a difference and inspired people in many countries to start protecting planet Earth— and they still do.
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  • Raffie on the Run

    Jacqueline Resnick, Joe Sutphin

    Paperback (Square Fish, May 1, 2022)
    In this middle-grade adventure novel debut, a subway rat must cross New York City to bring his lost little brother home. Raffie Lipton lives a rat’s dream life. In his family’s subway station home, he has all the food he can forage from the treasure chests humans call trash cans, and the perfect shoebox bed for telling his brother his famous adventure stories. But when one of those stories goes awry and his little brother is taken from their Brooklyn subway station, Raffie must set out on an adventure across the city to find him. Along the way, he meets other urban animals―a street-wise pigeon, a pampered show dog, a genteel cockroach―and he faces hungry cats, greedy squirrels, and sewer rat kings. In Raffie on the Run, Jaqueline Resnick crafts a tale of friendship and adventure, where a little rat with a big imagination must embark on his own real-life story, and find the inner hero he isn’t sure he has. Includes adorable illustrations by Joe Sutphin.A 2018 Junior Library Guild pick"A great selection for readers in search of a fun animal fantasy." ―Kirkus Reviews
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  • Little Wood: Everybody Has a Hobby

    Sabina Gibson

    Hardcover (Knopf Books for Young Readers, May 10, 2022)
    Welcome back to Little Wood, the tiniest town around! Here, everybody has a hobby. What's yours? The second book in artist Sabina Gibson's sweet series about friendship and community.Bear wants a hobby just like his friends Rabbit, Wolfie, and Badger. But he is too clumsy for gardening, too uncoordinated for painting, and too ungainly for building. Bear is afraid he'll never be good at anything! But count on his friends to tell him just what he's best at--being the best friend!
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  • Little Wood: Everybody Has a Hobby

    Sabina Gibson

    eBook (Knopf Books for Young Readers, May 10, 2022)
    Welcome back to Little Wood, the tiniest town around! Here, everybody has a hobby. What's yours? The second book in artist Sabina Gibson's sweet series about friendship and community.Bear wants a hobby just like his friends Rabbit, Wolfie, and Badger. But he is too clumsy for gardening, too uncoordinated for painting, and too ungainly for building. Bear is afraid he'll never be good at anything! But count on his friends to tell him just what he's best at--being the best friend!
  • Little Wood: Everybody Has a Hobby

    Sabina Gibson

    Library Binding (Knopf Books for Young Readers, May 10, 2022)
    Welcome back to Little Wood, the tiniest town around! Here, everybody has a hobby. What's yours? The second book in artist Sabina Gibson's sweet series about friendship and community.Bear wants a hobby just like his friends Rabbit, Wolfie, and Badger. But he is too clumsy for gardening, too uncoordinated for painting, and too ungainly for building. Bear is afraid he'll never be good at anything! But count on his friends to tell him just what he's best at--being the best friend!
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  • Shout Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts

    Esta Spalding, Lee Gatlin

    Paperback (Tundra Books, May 3, 2022)
    The third book in a Dahl-esque middle-grade series by award-winning poet and screenwriter Esta Spalding.The plucky Fitzgerald-Trout siblings (who live on a tropical island where the grown-ups are useless but the kids can drive) are back! After losing the boat that had become their home, oldest Fitzgerald-Trout, Kim, has put finding a home back on her to-do list. When her sixth-grade history assignment offers a clue about the ruins of a volcanic house built by an explorer on Mount Muldoon, she and her siblings set out to find it. The castle they discover surpasses their wildest dreams. But having a permanent home offers more challenges than the Fitzgerald-Trouts expect, especially when they begin to suspect their home is haunted. The siblings must figure out how to fix the cracks in their family foundation before one of them is lost for good.
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