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Did you know that we have a new and important webinar coming up on 9/25? Register today for Building Empathy & Kindness with Children’s Literature, featuring authors Trudy Ludwig, Stacy McAnulty and David Barclay Moore, who will discuss their work, process, inspiration and goal in promoting empathy in kindness through their works.

 


Cats News

Starting out September, we’re excited for Brenna Thummler’s Sheets (ISBN 9781941302675 PAP, 9781544421360 PBD) from Lion Forge to arrive. It’s a sweet story about a 13-year-old girl, a ghost, and an unlikely friendship that can only transpire inside a haunted laundromat. Check out the trailer here.

 

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Staff Picks

Bridge of Clay

Written by Markus Zusak | Alfred a Knopf Inc | October 2018 | 9780375945595 | Library | $29.00

In an interview posted in May on Mashable.com, Markus Zusak noted, "...I've always tried to write a better book than the last one… that feels like the whole point." His latest book, Bridge of Clay, achieves this goal, and that is saying a lot, considering that The Book Thief , his previous book, was arguably the best book of the first ten years of the 2000s. Bridge of Clay is an epic family saga laced with secrets, dysfunction, mythology, fate, faith, life, death, growing, living, and love. Read More


The Third Mushroom

Written by Jennifer L. Holm | Random House Children’s Books | September 2018 | 9781524719814 | Library | $19.99

In this fantastic follow-up to The Fourteenth Goldfish, two-time Newbery Honor author, Jenni Holm, continues to explore themes of friendship, family, and science, in a style that The New York Times has recently dubbed “Warm, witty, and wise.” Read More



 
Interview

Meet Natalie Parker

The highly anticipated first novel of Natalie Parker’s heart-stopping trilogy that recalls the undeniable feminine power of Wonder Woman and the powder-keg action of Mad Max: Fury Road. Seafire reminds us of the importance of sisterhood and unity in the face of oppression and tyranny. Enjoy this interview with Natalie and learn about her book which is all abuzz! Read the interview here.

 
CATS In Your Library

 

Look like the superhero librarian you are!

To celebrate the arrival of LYRIC McKERRIGAN, SECRET LIBRARIAN, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is giving away a copy of the book and a superhero cape to one lucky winner. Enter to Win! Contest ends 11/30/18.

 

Get a FREE Children’s and Teen Services journal!

When you purchase 20 or more books from our current promotions lists above on Title Source 360, email us and we’ll get a journal, bound with our FollettBound guaranteed library binding, right out to you. Please include your name, library name and mailing address.  Email us!

 

 

Get your John Green tote bag and event kit!

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

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

Kiersten White | Delacorte Press | 9780525577942 | Hardcover | $18.99 | September 2018

The Frankenstein legend as you've never seen it before! Told from the POV of Elizabeth, Victor Frankenstein's adopted sister, and timed for the 200th anniversary.

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Sanity & Tallulah

Molly Brooks | Disney Book Group | 9781368008440 | Hardcover | $21.99 | October 2018

Sanity Jones and Tallulah Vega are best friends on Wilnick. Readers will be over the moon for this rollicking space adventure by debut author Molly Brooks. 

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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin | Candlewick Press | 9780763698225 | Hardcover | $24.99 | September 2018

Award-winning creators M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin pair up for an anarchic, outlandish and political saga of warring elf and goblin kingdoms.

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Bear Can't Sleep

Karma Wilson | Margaret K McElderry | 9781481459730 | Hardcover | $17.99 | October 2018

Bear’s many animal friends try to help him get to sleep in time for winter hibernation in this companion story to Bear Snores On.

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Robot

DK | 9781465475848 | Hardcover | $19.99 | September 2018

From automata created by Leonardo Da Vinci to modern-day animal robots, Robot covers artificial intelligence throughout history for kids ages 8+.

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The Bad Guys In Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!

Aaron Blabey | Turtleback Books | 9780606415064 | Prebind | $17.20 | September 2018

The Bad Guys have flown through outer space, made it back to Earth and managed to land in exactly the right place... but exactly the wrong TIME.

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