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Tracey West, Matt Loveridge

Fortress of the Stone Dragon: A Branches Book

eBook (Oct. 6, 2020) , Illustrated edition
Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

An evil wizard named Astrid is plotting to become the most powerful wizard in the world. She is collecting ingredients for a dangerous spell, and it is up to the Dragon Masters to … More
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Kerri Maniscalco

Kingdom of the Wicked

Hardcover (Oct. 27, 2020)
From the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Stalking Jack the Ripper series comes a new blockbuster series...
Two sisters.One brutal murder. A quest for vengeance that will unleash Hell itself... And an intoxicating romance. Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe - witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family's renowned Sicilian restaurant. Emilia soon finds the body of her beloved twin...desecrated … More
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Leigh Bardugo, Daniel J. Zollinger

The Lives of Saints

Hardcover (Oct. 6, 2020) , Illustrated edition

Enter the world of the Grishaverse and Shadow and Bone, soon to be a Netflix original series!

Dive into the epic world of international bestselling author Leigh Bardugo with this beautifully illustrated replica of The Lives of Saints, the Istorii Sankt’ya, featuring tales of saints drawn from the beloved novels and beyond. Out of the pages of the Shadow and Bone trilogy, from the hands of Alina Starkov to yours, the Istorii Sankt’ya is a magical keepsake …

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Editors of Phoenix International Publications

Nickelodeon Blue's Clues & You! - Play Day with Blue! Sound Book - PI Kids

Board book (Oct. 4, 2020)

What does Blue want to do today? Come play Blue's Clues to find out! Press 7 buttons to hear this sweet story come to life! Matching words with pictures and sounds enhances reading comprehension, and connecting with favorite characters engages young readers at story time.

This sound books is special because:
  • Hands on interaction engages young readers
  • Connecting words with pictures builds vocabulary
  • Multisensory reading experiences stimulate the imaginations of young readers
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Age
4-8
Grade
PK-3

Oliver Jeffers

What We'll Build: Plans For Our Together Future

Hardcover (Oct. 6, 2020)
From acclaimed author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers comes the companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are!

What shall we build, you and I?
We'll build a watch to keep our time.
I'll build your future
and you'll build mine.

Inspired by the birth of his daughter, and in the same vein as Here We Are, What We'll Build is a rhythmic and heartwarming father and daughter story from the beloved Oliver Jeffers. Told in rhyming text … More
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Age
12-18
Grade
7-9

Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone: The Collector’s Edition

Hardcover (Oct. 6, 2020)

Enter the world of the Grishaverse and Shadow and Bone, soon to be a Netflix original series!

Read from the beginning with this beautiful deluxe collector’s edition of the first novel in the worldwide-bestselling Shadow and Bone Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. This edition features brand-new artwork, a hardcover slipcase with exclusive design, a ribbon pull, and more.

Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across …

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Olivia Atwater

Ten Thousand Stitches

(Oct. 20, 2020)
Regency housemaid Euphemia Reeves has acquired a faerie godfather. Unfortunately, he has no idea what he's doing.

Euphemia Reeves has most inconveniently fallen in love with Mr Benedict Ashbrooke. Housemaids do not marry gentlemen, of course... but a faerie named Lord Blackthorn is only too eager to help Effie win Mr Benedict's heart regardless.

Effie knows what a terrible idea it is to accept help from one of the Fair Folk—but life as a maid at Hartfield is so awful … More
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Mizuho Kusanagi

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 26

Paperback (Oct. 6, 2020)
A red-haired princess loses her family and her kingdom… Now she must rise and fight for her throne!

Princess Yona lives an ideal life as the only princess of her kingdom. Doted on by her father, the king, and protected by her faithful guard Hak, she cherishes the time spent with the man she loves, Su-won. But everything changes on her 16th birthday when tragedy strikes her family!

After unleashing their powers to save Yona, the Four Dragons lose consciousness … More
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Age
5-7
Grade
K-2

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LEGO Star Wars Holiday Sticker Book

Paperback (Oct. 20, 2020)
Get ready for festive fun in a galaxy far, far away!

Build a snow-droid. Add some festive sparkle to favorite LEGO® Star Wars™ characters, including Yoda and Darth Vader. Help Han Solo and Chewbacca deliver gifts in a speeder pulled by a tauntaun. Choose the best holiday gift for the leader of the Dark Side.

Use the Force-and more than 200 fun winter holiday-themed LEGO Star Wars stickers-to decorate a holiday tree and much more in this fun-filled festive … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
2-7

Shirley Raye Redmond

Brave Heroes and Bold Defenders: 50 True Stories of Daring Men of God

Hardcover (Oct. 6, 2020)
Men of Fearless Faith

Meet men who have used their God-given talents to live out their faith to the fullest. They come from a variety of backgrounds, eras, and ethnicities, but each one has answered the Lord’s call on their life in bold and innovative ways.

Children of all ages will be inspired by the stories of
  • C.S. Lewis—professor and author of the influential Chronicles of Narnia series
  • Zhang Boli—Chinese dissident, journalist, and Christian pastor
  • Richard Allen—former slave and founder …
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Age
9-12
Grade
4-6

Katie O'Neill

The Tea Dragon Tapestry

Hardcover (Oct. 27, 2020)
Join Greta and Minette once more for the heartwarming conclusion of the award-winning Tea Dragon series!

Over a year since being entrusted with Ginseng's care, Greta still can't chase away the cloud of mourning that hangs over the timid Tea Dragon. As she struggles to create something spectacular enough to impress a master blacksmith in search of an apprentice, she questions the true meaning of crafting, and the true meaning of caring for someone in grief. Meanwhile, Minette receives a … More
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Age
8-12
Grade
5-6

Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist

The Trouble Begins: A Box of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-3

Paperback (Oct. 20, 2020) , Illustrated edition
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Lemony Snicket’s unhappy tale of the unlucky Baudelaire siblings begins with The Bad Beginning. In this short bothersome book alone, the three orphans encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune, and cold porridge for breakfast.

Should you not mind deadly serpents, slippery salamanders, lumpy beds, large brass reading lamps, lng knives, and terrible odors, then proceed with caution to the second book in the miserable … More