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The Closest I've Come

By Fred Aceves | HarperTeen, November 2017 | 9780062488534 | Hardcover | $17.99

Halfway through his sophomore year, Marcos Rivas is chosen to participate in a pilot program for troubled students who show potential. The troubled part stems from living in the projects with his detached alcoholic mother and her truly disgusting and abusive boyfriend. It's clear where Marcos thinks his place is within the school and society; but through funny, sad and thoughtful inner dialogue, debut author Fred Aceves shows us who Marcos wishes he could be. Read More

Wait Till It Gets Dark: A Kid's Guide to Exploring the Night

By Anita Sanchez and George Steele, Illustrated by John Himmelman | Muddy Boots, October 2017 | 9781630763183 | Hardcover | $14.95

What is there for a middle grader to do after dark? Go outside? Wait Till It Gets Dark takes a scientific and easily digestible approach to revealing all that’s going on in the world after dark. This title is a perfect next step for young science and environmental enthusiasts to see nature in a new light, or lack thereof! Read More

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FollettBound Journal Giveaway

Offering over 65,000 FollettBound ISBNs, Baker & Taylor provides extensive collection support for the highest circulating titles for children and teens.

FollettBound editions are lifetime guaranteed library bindings that meet the library binding institute standards. Additionally, all of the vibrant jackets are built with a wipeable laminent further extending the appeal and life of the book.

Receive a complimentary journal showing your support of this lifetime guaranteed binding. Simply be one of the first ten librarians to email prebind@baker-taylor.com.
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Enter to win a bag of storytime fun for your library!

To celebrate their 200th anniversary, HarperCollins has partnered with Baker & Taylor to give away an anniversary bag filled with sticker and activity books, a copy of the Pinkalicious Cupcake Cookbook, and a set of Baker and Taylor plush cats to one lucky winner. To enter, tell us what character(s) would you like to see in future HarperCollins 8x8 books by April 30, 2018. Enter here | Contest details


Win a Skype visit with John Green! Plus, how to receive a free tote bag.

Create a John Green display in your library and send us your photos for a chance to win a Skype visit with John Green. Entries must be received by Jan. 31, 2018. Click here for entry details. But wait, there's more! When you order 10 copies of any John Green titles, receive a Turtles All the Way Down tote bag and a book club event kit. Click here for details.



New Titles

Haunting the Deep

Adriana Mather | Knopf | 9780553539516 | Hardcover | $17.99 | October 2017

A modern day girl who survived a curse in Salem now finds herself an unwilling Titanic passenger. From the bestselling author of How to Hang a Witch!

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Dinosaur Atlas

Anne Rooney | Lonely Planet | 9781786577191 | Hardcover | $18.99 | October 2017

Travel back 150 million years and uncover the latest dinosaur discoveries. Open the gatefolds to reveal lost prehistoric lands and the ancient creatures that roamed them.  

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Washington D.C. City Trails

Lonely Planet | 9781786579621 | Hardcover | $12.99 | October 2017

Packed with fascinating facts, secrets, fun illustrations and amazing photography, City Trails showcases everything that's showstopping and downright fabulous about Washington D.C.

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My Brigadista Year

Katherine Paterson | Candlewick Press | 9780763695088 | Hardcover | $15.99 | October 2017

The Newbery Medal–winning author of Bridge to Terabithia follows a Cuban teenager as she volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign and travels into the impoverished countryside. 

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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation

Monique Gray Smith | Orca | 9781459815834 | Hardcover | $29.95 | September 2017

This nonfiction book examines how we can foster reconciliation with Indigenous people at individual, family, community and national levels.

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Through Your Eyes

Ainsley Earhardt | Aladdin | 9781534409590 | Hardcover | $18.99 | October 2017

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Take Heart, My Child and popular FOX news anchor Ainsley Earhardt comes a sweet new book that celebrates everyday wonders and miracles.

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