Books released in this month

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Age
10-12
Grade
5-6

John Flanagan

Return of the Temujai

Paperback (Oct. 6, 2020)
The Herons take to the high seas in the action-packed eighth installment of the Brotherband Chronicles, Brotherband: Return of the Temujai from John Flanagan, author of the internationally bestselling Ranger's Apprentice series!

The Herons are home in Skandia, but the usually peaceful country is in danger. The Temujai--ruthless warriors from the Eastern Steppes--have never given up on their ambition to claim Skandia for their own...and now they're on the move. Hal and his crew will have to brave the treacherous … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Jim Zub, Stacy King, Andrew Wheeler, Official Dungeons & Dragons Licensed

Beasts & Behemoths

Hardcover (Oct. 20, 2020)
Study this guide and keep it close at hand--this manual of monsters might save your life! This immersive illustrated bestiary introduces you to memorable monsters in Dungeons & Dragons, from the smallest beasts to the most dangerous behemoths.

This illustrated guide transports new players to the magical world of Dungeons & Dragons and presents a one-of-a-kind course on the unusual creatures, from the minuscule to the massive, that fill the fantastic world of the game. This guide features easy-to-follow and … More
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Age
9-12
Grade
3-4

Georgia Dunn

Elvis Puffs Out: A Breaking Cat News Adventure

Paperback (Oct. 6, 2020)
This just in: your favorite purr-nalists are back and reporting on all of the most pressing cat issues in this third collection of Breaking Cat News comics for middle-grade readers.

Anchor cat Lupin and his faithful field reporters, Elvis and Puck, are as cute and funny as ever in Elvis Puffs Out. There’s no shortage of news to cover this time around: In the wake of a winter snowstorm, the team tries their hand at meteorology (with mixed results). … More
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Age
3-6
Grade
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Jimmy Fallon, Rich Deas

5 More Sleeps ‘til Christmas

Hardcover (Oct. 27, 2020)

Host of NBC's The Tonight Show and three-time #1 New York Times-bestselling author Jimmy Fallon returns with this sweet and spirited Christmas picture book.

Just 5 more sleeps 'til Christmas!

Can you believe it's here?
I know that Santa's coming soon
'cause I've been good all year.

Everyone who grew up celebrating Christmas remembers the excitement that built up to the most magical day of the year. But why not make the last week until Christmas more fun by …

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Age
8-12
Grade
3-7

Jim Benton

Four Me?

Paperback (Oct. 6, 2020) , Illustrated edition
Everyone's favorite blue furball returns in his fourth laugh-out-loud collection from bestselling author Jim Benton!
Catwad and Blurmp return with an all-new group of hilarious comic stories and a few bonus back-of-book activities! This snarky blue furball (and his adorably innocent friend) have a funny take on just about everything. It's a laugh-out-loud romp not to be missed, even if Catwad claims otherwise. More
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Age
4-8
Grade
PK-3

Mo Willems

Unlimited Squirrels I Want to Sleep Under the Stars!

Hardcover (Oct. 6, 2020)

Mo Willems, creator of the revolutionary, award-winning, best-selling Elephant & Piggie books, has another breakout beginning-reader series. An ensemble cast of Squirrels, Acorns, and pop-in guests hosts a page-turning extravaganza. Each book features a funny, furry adventure AND bonus jokes, quirky quizzes, nutty facts, and so, so many Squirrels.


In I Want to Sleep Under the Stars, Zoom Squirrel dreams of sleeping under the night stars. The Squirrel pals are excited to help! But will their encouragement be enough-or …

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Rachel Renée Russell

Dork Diaries 15: Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure

eBook (Oct. 13, 2020)
Nikki Maxwell deals with the trials and triumphs of middle school in this fifteenth installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!

Will Nikki Maxwell and her friends make it to Paris in this next installment of the blockbuster Dork Diaries series? More
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Jennifer L. Armentrout

The Brightest Night

eBook (Oct. 20, 2020)

#1 New York Times, USA Today, and internationally bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout returns to the world of the Lux with this steamy, shocking third installment of the Origin series that will leave readers reeling.

The hardcover edition of The Brightest Night includes a bonus short story, and the first printing will be signed by the author.

He is the darkest star.
She is the burning shadow.
And together, they will bring about the brightest night.

Less than …

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Age
1-3
Grade
PK+

Eva Chen, Derek Desierto

3 2 1 Awesome!: 20 Fearless Women Who Dared to Be Different

Board book (Oct. 6, 2020)

Instagram superstar and New York Times bestselling author of Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes Eva Chen shines a spotlight on 20 amazing women―including Megan Rapinoe, Sonia Sotomayor, Shirley Chisholm, Greta Thunberg and more!―in 3 2 1 Awesome! a sassy and fun counting board book, perfect for the youngest of budding feminists.

Why stick to counting on fingers and toes when you can count:

3 straight sets for Billie Jean King's historic win...

2 groundbreaking suffragettes named Susan B. Anthony …

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Martin L. Shoemaker

The Last Campaign

(Oct. 6, 2020)
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Age
5-8
Grade
K-3

Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos

I am Anne Frank

Hardcover (Oct. 13, 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.

This engaging biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of an icon in a lively, conversational way that works well for the … More
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Claire Legrand

Lightbringer

eBook (Oct. 13, 2020)

The incredible conclusion to the trilogy that started with the instant New York Times bestsellers Furyborn and Kingsbane!

In this epic finale to the Empirium Trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Claire Legrand, two queens, separated by a thousand years must face their ultimate destinies.

Queen Rielle, pushed away from everything she loves, turns to Corien and his promises of glory. Meanwhile, whispers from the empirium slowly drive her mad, urging her to open the Gate. Separated from Audric …

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