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Children and Young Tweens

Urban Reader Books

ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST

$17.95

A #1 New York Times BestsellerA Wall Street Journal BestsellerA USA Today Bestseller  The creators of the New York Times bestselling picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect are back with a story about the power of curiosity in the...

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AS BRAVE AS YOU

$16.99

Kirkus Award Finalist Schneider Family Book Award Winner Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book  When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires--literally--in this piercing middle-grade novel by the winner of the Coretta Scott...

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BLACK PANTHER: WORLD OF WAKANDA

$17.99

The world building of Wakanda continues in a love story where tenderness is matched only by brutality! You know them now as the Midnight Angels, but in this story, they are just Ayo and Aneka, young women recruited to become Dora Milaje, an elite task...

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CLAYTON BYRD GOES UNDERGROUND

$16.99

5 Starred Reviews! "This slim novel strikes a strong chord"--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "This complex tale of family and forgiveness has heart." --School Library Journal (starred review) "Strong characterizations and vivid musical scenes add...

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CROWN: AN ODE TO THE FRESH CUT

$17.95

Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Young ReadersA Newbery Honor BookA Caldecott Honor BookA Coretta Scott King Author Honor BookA Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor BookAn Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award BookAn Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor...

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HIP-HOP LOLLIPOP

$17.99

Watch as Lollipop grooves her way through her bedtime routine, brushing her teeth to the beat and shimmying into pjs. She sways along with her sister, her parents, and even some enthusiastic pets until, finally, Lollie closes her eyes and dances through...

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JAMAICA IS THANKFUL

$16.00

Jamaica's friend Kristin cannot keep her new kitten and hopes that Jamaica will be able to give her a good home. However, Jamaica's brother is allergic to cats. In the end, Jamaica and Kristin realize they should be thankful for everything they already...

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MY FRIEND MAYA LOVES TO DANCE

$16.95

Ages 4-8Publisher Comments: A young narrator tells readers about her friend Maya, who absolutely loves to dance. In this rhyming picture book, Maya attends a lively dance class. She can't get enough of dance: the costumes, the grand entrances, the...

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ONE LOVE

$16.99

Adapted from one of Bob Marley's most beloved songs, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics of his music to life for a new generation. Readers will delight in dancing to the beat and feeling the positive groove of change when one girl...

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PATINA (TRACK #2)

$16.99

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People s Literature.  Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott...

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SUNNY (TRACK #3)

$16.99

Sunny tries to shine despite his troubled past in this third novel in the critically acclaimed Track series from National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds. Ghost. Patina. Sunny. Lu. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds, with personalities that...

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WE ARE SHINING

$17.99

From Gwendolyn Brooks, U.S. Poet Laureate and the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize, and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist comes We Are Shining. Marking the 100th birthday of Gwendolyn Brooks, this powerful...

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WHY AM I ME?

$17.99

Presented as a thoughtful, poetic exchange between two characters -- who don't realize they are thinking and asking the very same questions -- this beautiful celebration of our humanity and diversity invites readers of all ages to imagine a world where...