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MASTER ARTIFICER

by Justin T. Call

Blackstone Publishing

Silent God Series Book 2 -An Adult Fantasy novel about an orphaned boy raised by a wise old man who comes to a fuller knowledge of his magic and uses it to fight the great evil threatening his world.

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THE ATLAS OF DISAPPEARING PLACES

by Christina Conklin & Marina Psaros

The New Press

An unforgettable, beautifully rendered illustration of the threat of rising sea levels around the world.

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A FEW WORDS ABOUT WORDS

by Joe Diorio

Beaufort Books

Told through witty anecdotes, A Few Words About Words highlights the common, uncommon, and surprising grammar mistakes most English speakers make to provide a digestible look at the English language.

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THE GREAT PEACH EXPERIMENT 1

by Erin Soderberg Downing

Pixel + Ink

Mix together a used food truck & a road trip that doesn’t exactly go as planned and you get this sweet middle grade series full of humor. For fans of The Penderwicks & Vanderbeeks of 141st Street.

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BUTCHER PEN ROAD

by Kris Lackey

Blackstone Publishing

The Bill Maytubby and Hannah Bond Mysteries Book 3 – Tribal policeman Bill Maytubby and Deputy Hannah Bond team up to solve a murder and stop two more from happening in this action packed release.

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WHAT WAS SAID TO ME

by Ruby Peter

The Royal British Colombia Museum

A narrative of resistance and resilience spanning seven decades in the life of a tireless advocate for Indigenous language preservation.

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BROTHERS ON THREE

by Abe Streep

Celadon Books

From journalist Abe Streep, the story of coming of age on a reservation in the American West and a team uniting a community.

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SUMMER IN THE CITY OF ROSES

by Michelle Ruiz Keil

Soho Teen

Inspired by the Greek myth of Iphigenia and the Grimm fairy tale “Brother and Sister,” this YA novel follows two siblings torn apart and struggling to find each other in early ’90s Portland.

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RADIANT FUGITIVES

by Nawaaz Ahmed

Counterpoint

A dazzling, operatic debut novel following three generations of a Muslim Indian family confronted with a United States on the brink of change.

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DAISY

by Jessixa Bagley

Neal Porter Books

When Daisy the warthog’s classmates tease her, she finds comfort collecting lost and forgotten things. She knows they’re special—and soon she meets a friend who knows it too.

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THE BURNING (Young Readers Edition)

Adapted by Hilary Beard

Henry Holt & Co. BYR

One of the worst acts of racial violence in American history took place in 1921, when a White mob numbering in the thousands decimated the thriving Black community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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DON’T CALL IT A CULT

by Sarah Berman

Steerforth

Powerful and definitive, Berman’s revelatory debut is the first to fully expose the shocking story of Keith Raniere and NXIVM, including how multi-level marketing scams target women as their prey.

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THE MANNINGTREE WITCHES

by A. K. Blakemore

Catapult

Wolf Hall meets The Favourite in this beguiling debut novel that brilliantly brings to life the residents of a small English town in the grip of the seventeenth-century witch trials.

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MARY JANE

by Jessica Anya Blau

Custom House

This is a funny, wise, and tender coming of age story about a girl caught between her straight-laced family and the family she nannies for—who happen to be hiding a famous rock star and his movie star wife.

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COMING HOME TO NEZ PERCE COUNTRY

by Trevor James Bond

Washington State University Press

The story of an exploited Native cultural heritage—exquisite Nez Perce pieces missionary Henry Spalding shipped to Ohio in 1847—and the tribe’s brilliant grassroots campaign to reclaim the collection.

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SITE FIDELITY

by Claire Boyles

W. W. Norton & Company

Set in the western sagebrush steppe, Site Fidelity is a vivid, intimate, and deeply human exploration of life on the shifting terrain of our changing planet.

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ESCAPE FROM A VIDEO GAME

by Dustin Brady

Andrews McMeel Publishing

For any “I’d rather be gaming” kid, an adventure with many possible endings and an unlockable bonus. Join eight strangers in a video game and survive to the end to win. Easy? Not with a traitor hiding among you.

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FACING THE MOUNTAIN

by Daniel James Brown

Viking

From the bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat, this is a gripping WWII saga of the Japanese-American Army unit that overcame brutal odds in Europe while their families were incarcerated back home.

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GODSPEED

by Nickolas Butler

G. P. Putnam’s Sons

Set outside of Jackson, Wyoming, and struck through with heart-pounding danger and an arresting lyricism, Godspeed is an exploration of the haves and the have-nots, and a cautionary tale of greed and violence.

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YELLOWSTONE TREASURES

by Janet Chapple

Granite Peak Publications

Become the tour guide for your group! Spot wildlife, catch geyser eruptions, stay safe, escape the crowds. This 6th edition updated by Beth Chapple has new photos, maps, and geological information.

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CHASING THE BOOGEYMAN

by Richard Chizmar

Gallery Books

New York Times bestselling author Richard Chizmar brings small town evil to life in this ripped-from-the-headlines style thriller that will keep you up at night.

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FULL ECOLOGY

by Mary Clare & Gary Ferguson

Heyday

Practical and poetic, scientific and spiritual, Full Ecology offers a foundation for climate action, helping readers break with the impulse to see humans as separate from nature and to embrace the natural systems.

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KALE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD

by the Corrales Writing Group

Artemesia Publishing

“…unexpectedly witty, with some fun recipes to try out (or not) included at the end.” San Francisco Book Review

Kale is more than a popular super food as these light-hearted stories show.

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WELCOME TO MIDLAND

by Logen Cure

Deep Vellum Publishing

A debut collection of poetry by DFW-based poet and arts organizer Logen Cure, reckoning with the role of silence, secrets, and gossip to survive growing up queer in conservative West Texas.

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SHARICE’S BIG VOICE

by Sharice Davids

HarperCollins

This picture book autobiography tells the triumphant story of Representative Sharice Davids, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, and the first LGBTQ congressperson to represent Kansas.

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A WOVEN WORLD

by Alison Hawthorne Deming

Counterpoint

Part memoir, part cultural history, A Woven World celebrates the fading crafts, industries, and artisans that have defined communities for generations.

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SAGA BOY

by Antonio Michael Downing

Milkweed Editions

Saga Boy is a poignant journey of overcoming, belonging, and becoming one’s own self. Kiese Laymon calls it “a brilliant collage of the twenty-first century’s most incredible memoirs.”

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THE FIREBIRD SONG

by Arnée Flores

Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Debut author Flores combines traditional folklore with original storytelling to create a diverse new world with fantastic layers of danger and magic, with an important theme of hope and relevance to our world.

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FAKING REALITY

by Sara Fujimura

Tor Teen

Dakota and Leo are best friends (and each other’s secret crush) who want nothing to do with their family’s suffocating careers, until circumstances force them to reconsider their boundaries and reasons.

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FOOTNOTES

by Caseen Gaines

Sourcebooks

The triumphant story of the all-Black Broadway musical that changed the world forever

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THE MONSANTO PAPERS

by Carey Gillam

Island Press

This fast-paced, gripping narrative follows the historic legal battle that pitted Lee Johnson and an ambitious team of attorneys against corporate giant Monsanto.

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GIRL IN THE WALLS

by A. J. Gnuse

Ecco

A mesmerizing and suspenseful coming-of-age novel about an orphan hiding within the walls of her former family home—and about what it means to be truly seen after becoming lost in life.

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EXCUSE ME WHILE I UGLY CRY

by Joya Goffney

HarperTeen

Joya Goffney’s debut contemporary YA romance is an own voices story of an overly enthusiastic list maker who is blackmailed into completing a to-do list of all her worst fears.

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RUNAWAY TRAIN

by Lee Matthew Goldberg

Wolf Pack Publishing

A teenage girl runs away from home after her sister dies to become a grunge singer and meet her idol Kurt Cobain.

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WILD RESCUES

by Kevin Grange

Chicago Review Press

Wild Rescues is a paramedic story that sheds a never-seen-before light on wilderness medicine, our national parks, and the conflicts that arise between tourism and protecting the land.

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THE BOOK OF OTTO AND LIAM

by Paul Griner

Sarabande Books

This brave novel taps into the vein of a uniquely American tragedy: the school shooting, examining the aftermath of such violence and the real dangers that lurk within America’s conspiracy networks.

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ITTY-BITTY KITTY-CORN

by Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham

Harry N. Abrams

In their first picture book together, the magical, bestselling team of Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham put their horns together for the most heart-bursting, tail-twitching, fuzzy-feeling, perfectly unicorn-y story imaginable.

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THE OTHER BLACK GIRL

by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Atria Books

Urgent, propulsive, and sharp as a knife, The Other Black Girl is an electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City publishing.

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HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A FLOWER?

by Shawn Harris

Chronicle Books

Have You Ever Seen a Flower? is an enchanting picture book exploring the relationship between childhood and nature.

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GHOSTS OF WEIRDWOOD

by Christian McKay Heidicker

Red Hen Press

In this action-packed and hilarious Weirdwood adventure, two thieves and a ghost friend wage a battle against a shadowy magical organization intent on opening a Rift between the worlds of the living and the dead.

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CLARK AND DIVISION

by Naomi Hirahara

Soho Crime

Set in 1944 Chicago, this eye-opening and poignant mystery brings to focus the struggles of one Japanese American family released from mass incarceration at Manzanar during World War II.

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THE LIGHT STREAMED BENEATH IT

by Shawn Hitchins

ECW Press

Award-winning comedian Shawn Hitchins takes readers into a year of unthinkable loss in this memoir that explores grief, love, sex, community, and the beautiful absurdity of being alive.

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BET THE FARM

by Beth Hoffman

Island Press

A personal account, written by a journalist, of the financial struggles facing family farmers in America.

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MY HEART IS A CHAINSAW

by Stephen Graham Jones

Gallery/Saga Press

A psychological thriller meets cutting social commentary, mixed with moments of hope and survival, by the Jordan Peele of horror literature and NYT bestseller, Stephen Graham Jones.

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JAY’S GAY AGENDA

by Jason June

HarperTeen

From debut novelist Jason June comes a moving and hilarious sex-positive teen rom-com about first loves, first hookups, and first heartbreaks—and how to stay true to yourself as your life changes.

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I WISH YOU KNEW

by Jackie Azúa Kramer & Magdelena Mora

Roaring Brook Press

When Estrella’s father has to go away because he wasn’t born here, she must figure out how to cope with all of her feelings. Fortunately, her teacher and classmates are there to listen, when she’s ready to talk.

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MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM #1: BORN TO BE BAD

by Ken Lamug

Katherine Tegen Books

This crackling, hilarious middle grade graphic novel series from Ken Lamug, stars Mischief and Mayhem—a dynamic duo that falls into supervillainy after they’re kicked out of superhero camp.

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NATIONAL PARKS MAPS

by Abby Leighton

Gibbs Smith

Explore all 62 national parks in the U.S. from the Atlantic to the Pacific and beyond in this illustrated map collection. An informative and educational art collection meant for park fans of all ages.

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DIG ME OUT

by Amy Lee Lillard

Atelier26 Books

An electrifying debut story collection that takes on misogyny and homophobia, societal and climatological violence, and the specter of our technologized future—all with a punk rock literary twist.

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UNDER THE MAGNOLIAS

by T. I. Lowe

Tyndale House Publishers

T. I. Lowe’s gritty yet tender and uplifting tale reminds us that a great story can break your heart . . . then heal it in the best possible way.

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A CAMERA OBSCURA

by Carl Marcum

Red Hen Press

A Camera Obscura charts a trajectory through the solar system of art, science, and faith to allay the displacement of living.

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MENTAL FLOSS: THE CURIOUS READER

by Erin McCarthy and the team at Mental Floss

Weldon Owen

The Curious Reader will delight bookworms everywhere! This literary compendium from Mental Floss reveals fascinating facts about the world’s most famous authors and their literary works.

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WHAT WILL YOU BE?

by Yamile Saied Méndez

HarperCollins

From the acclaimed author of Where Are You From?, comes a stunning second picture book of self-discovery called What Will You Be?

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OUR WORLD OUT OF BALANCE

by Andrea Minoglio

Blue Dot Kids Press

This accessible guide for children details how humans have thrown the planet off-balance and ways we can work together to be part of the solution and create a healthier world.

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THE WOMAN THEY COULD NOT SILENCE

by Kate Moore

Sourcebooks

From Kate Moore, the bestselling author of The Radium Girls, comes the fascinating true story of Elizabeth Packard, who sparked lasting change for women’s rights and exposed injustices that still resonate today.

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HOT STEW

by Fiona Mozley

Algonquin Books

From the author of the Booker Prize finalist Elmet comes a brilliant novel about a building, a brothel, and the swirl of characters whose lives revolve around this spot in London’s Soho. Hot Stew confronts questions about class, gender, and power, all through an entertaining, cinematic story.

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IMAGE CONTROL

by Patrick Nathan

Counterpoint

Susan Sontag meets Hanif Abdurraqib in this fascinating exploration of the unexpected connections between how we consume images and the insidious nature of Fascism.

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DON’T HATE THE PLAYER

by Alexis Nedd

Bloomsbury YA

From debut author Alexis Nedd comes Don’t Hate the Player, a funny and heartfelt feminist YA debut set in the world of competitive e-Sports.

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FALLING

by T. J. Newman

Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster

“A bullet train of a thriller with incredible tension and personal stakes… This is Jaws at 35,000 feet. An extraordinary debut and the perfect summer page-turner.” –Bestselling thriller author Don Winslow

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THE DREADED CLIFF

by Terry Nichols

Kinkajou Press

“Terry Nichols raises big questions in a story that stirs, enchants, and amuses—sometimes all at once.” Uma Krishnaswami

A lost packrat befriends quirky critters and looks for the meaning of family.

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SANKOFA

by Chibundo Onuzo

Catapult

Girl, Woman, Other meets An American Marriage in this gripping story of a mixed-race woman who goes in search of the African father she never knew.

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BOOK OF FORM AND EMPTINESS

by Ruth Ozeki

Viking

Ruth Ozeki, Booker Finalist and author of A Tale for the Time Being, is back! A brilliantly inventive novel and major literary event.

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FLOWER DIARY

by Molly Peacock

ECW Press

Molly Peacock uncovers the history of neglected painter Mary Hiester Reid, a trailblazing artist who refused to choose between a marriage and a career.

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FLAMES OF EXTINCTION

by John Pickrell

Island Press

The first book to publish that dives into the stories of the 2019-2020 Australian wildfires and their impact on the country’s unique and charismatic wildlife.

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ANGEL OF GREENWOOD

by Randi Pink

Feiweil & Friends

A piercing, unforgettable love story set in Greenwood, Oklahoma, also known as the “Black Wall Street,” and against the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

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MADE IN CHINA

by Anna Qu

Catapult

A young girl forced to work in a Queens sweatshop calls child services on her mother in this powerful debut memoir about labor and self-worth that traces an immigrant’s journey to an American future.

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THE KINGDOM’S SANDCASTLE

by Luai Qubain

Rare Bird Books

Just a few weeks after his regression back into the Kingdom he was born in, Louie’s mother dies under suspicious circumstances, and leaves Louie alone with a secret―a secret that, if revealed, could lead to him being disowned by his family, or even killed.

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GHOST IN A BLACK GIRL’S THROAT

by Khalisa Rae

Red Hen Press

Ghost in a Black Girl’s Throat is an honest incantation and a forthright song to women of color grappling with the ever-present horrors and histories of the South.

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THE MISSING TREASURES OF AMY ASHTON

by Eleanor Ray

Gallery Books

A funny and tender debut about a reclusive artist whose collection has gotten out of control—but whose unexpected friendship with a pair of new neighbors might be just what she needs to start over.

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GRACELAND, AT LAST

by Margaret Renkl

Milkweed Editions

Renkl’s columns have offered readers of The New York Times a weekly dose of natural beauty and human decency. Now more than sixty of those pieces have been brought together in this new collection.

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ENDINGS

by Linda L. Richards

Oceanview Publishing

A woman steeped in tragedy becomes a skilled contract killer—until she learns of a serial killer so horrible she vows to track and kill him. Initially propelled by vengeance, she ultimately finds redemption.

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CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY

by Steven Salvatore

Bloomsbury YA

This standout debut about a genderqueer teen is an uplifting and empowering story about living your truth, embodying your favorite diva, and fighting for what’s right – with a romance that will make you swoon.

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PSYCHIANA MAN

by Brandon Schrand

Washington State University Press

This story of Psychiana creator and mass-marketing genius Frank B. Robinson traces the shocking rise and fall of a flamboyant false prophet, his mail-order religion, and his Depression-era followers.

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LOST AND FOUND

by Kathryn Schulz

Random House

Runaway rep favorite! A glorious memoir from New Yorker writer and Pulitzer-winner Kathryn Schulz.

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THE CLOVER GIRLS

by Viola Shipman

Graydon House

Fans of Dorthea Benton Frank and Nancy Thayer will love this new story about three childhood friends approaching middle age, determined to rediscover the dreams that made them special as campers.

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A TRUE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

by Daniel A. Sjursen

Truth to Power

For fans of Jill Lepore & Howard Zinn: West Point professor & Iraq/Afghanistan @SkepticalVet challenges readers to critically broaden their understanding of our nation’s past & present.

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WE ARE STILL HERE!

by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frane Lessac

Charlesbridge

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!

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BETWEEN PERFECT AND REAL

by Ray Stoeve

Amulet Books

Dean knows he’s a trans guy, but kids at school think he’s a lesbian. He’s not planning to come out until college, until he’s cast as a “nontraditional” Romeo and realizes he wants everyone to see him as he is now.

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THE CHANCE TO FLY

by Ali Stroker & Stacy Davidowitz

Amulet Books

A heartfelt middle-grade novel about a theater-loving girl who uses a wheelchair for mobility and her quest to defy expectations—and gravity—from Tony Award winning actress Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz.

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SLEEPING BEAR

by Connor Sullivan

Atria/Emily Bestler Books

This white-knuckled debut thriller follows a former Army veteran seeking solitude in the Alaskan wilderness after her husband’s death—only to find herself a pawn in a deadly game with Russia.

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OLYMPUS, TEXAS

by Stacey Swann

Doubleday

A bighearted debut with keen psychological insights, Technicolor characters, Texas swagger, and a stunning plot in which marriages struggle, rivalries flare, and secrets explode, all with a wink to classical mythology.

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SUMMER FUN

by Jeanne Thornton

Soho Press

Set in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, this novel is an epic, singular look at fandom, creativity, longing, and trans identity.

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DELICATES

by Brenna Thummler

Oni Press

Following the best-selling graphic novel, Sheets, Delicates brings Brenna Thummler’s beloved characters, artwork, and charm back to life in a powerful story about the importance of being seen.

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THE ELEPHANTS COME HOME

by Kim Tomsic, illustrated by Hadley Hooper

Chronicle Books

The amazing true story of a herd of elephants, the man who saved them, and the miracle of love that brought them home.

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CRACKED POTS

by Heather Tucker

a misFit book

The perfect girl, from the nicest family, vanishes. For once in Ari Appleton’s life, the mayhem is not the fault of her twisted mother or dead father — or is it?

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ELPASO

by Benjamin Villegas, translated by Jay Noden

Deep Vellum Books

In a state rife with caricatures, Benjamin Villegas’ “anti-biography” explores the history of a Texas border-town punk band that is too good to be true.

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RIVER, SING OUT

by James Wade

Blackstone Publishing

Attempting to escape his abusive father and generations of poverty, young Jonah Hargrove joins River— a teenage girl carrying thousands of dollars in stolen meth—on a southern gothic odyssey through East Texas.

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NEW MEXICO REMEMBERS 9/11

edited by Patricia Walkow

Artemesia Publishing

New Mexico was far from 9/11’s horrors, but its heart was next door. In enlightened, often heart-wrenching prose, thoughtful analysis, and evocative poetry, New Mexico authors reflect on that day.

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LONE STAR

by Mathilde Walter Clark, translated by Martin Aitken

Deep Vellum Books

A cross-continental novel that splices the vast expanse of Texas with a daughter’s desire to reconnect with her aging father.

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WATERCRESS

by Andrea Wang, illustrated by Jason Chin

Neal Porter Books

Gathering watercress by the side of the road brings a girl closer to her family’s Chinese heritage. This moving autobiographical story by Andrea Wang is illustrated by award winning artist Jason Chin.

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BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY

by Qian Julie Wang

Doubleday

A memoir that is already being compared to Angela’s Ashes. For fans of The Undocumented Americans and Educated, set in New York’s Chinatown and Brooklyn.

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THE DEAD HUSBAND

by Carter Wilson

Poisoned Pen Press

From USA Today bestselling author Carter Wilson comes a story of deception, hereditary sin, and what we’ll do to protect our own.

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NO PLACE THAT FAR

by Bruce Wilson

Artemesia Publishing

“An early 20th century tale from Kentucky to Mexico that draws you in to want to read more and more!” author John Cashon

J.D. Hooper has done many evil deeds, but he can’t run away from himself.

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LALA’S WORDS

by Gracey Zhang

Scholastic

From debut author-illustrator Gracey Zhang comes a timeless and timely picture book that celebrates the unassuming power of kind words and the magic of being loved for who you are.

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