TeenTober

Celebrate TeenTober with CATS! We've teamed up with publishers to offer a month of virtual author events and special terms for the paperback and FollettBound editions of their books to help you design special programming for your teen patrons. Contact CATS to learn more.

 
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Summer Reading

Our virtual summer reading events are now available to be shared with your library patrons, or watched at your leisure. Click through for links.


TeenTober

Celebrate TeenTober with CATS! We've teamed up with publishers for exclusive events and discounts for TeenTober, including LIVE teen events with E. Lockhart and Ruta Sepetys! Read more.

 

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Interview

Malla Nunn Meet Malla Nunn

Malla Nunn's new young adult novel, Sugar Town Queens, portrays a family divided and a friendship with the power to change lives. Get to know about her, and what inspired this latest novel.

 
CATS In Your Library

Meet Erica Sommer

Erica Sommer is the Children's and Teen Services Brand Manager. Click here to get to know her.

 

 

Meet Alison Curtin

Alison Curtin is the Children’s and Teen Services Special Collections Project Manager in Baker & Taylor’s Public Library Sales group. Learn all about Alison here.

 

 

Meet Lindsey Ferrante

Lindsey Ferrante is a Collection Development Librarian and Young Adult reading expert who works in our Bridgewater, NJ office. Get to know Lindsey here.

 
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Free Graphic Novel Kit!

Sign up to get your printed Random House Graphic Summer Book Club Kit, including a poster, book club guide, bookmarks, buttons, and a shelf talker. Available while supplies last. Get yours here!.

 

 

 
Staff Picks

She Heard the Birds: The Story of Florence Merriam Bailey

Written by Andrea D’Aquino | Princeton Architectural Press | October 12, 2021 | 9781648960505 | Reinforced | $18.95

 

In a primarily blue, green and yellow color pallet, Andrea D’Aquino’s collage-style art brings the story of pioneering birder and activist Florence Merriam Bailey to life. After a summer spent camping, young Florence learns to simply be still and quiet and hears the different calls of the birds around her. Her love for birds spurs her to rally her classmates to bring awareness to the cruelty of killing birds to make fancy feather-plumed hats, which was all the rage at the time. Read more.


Being Mindful Like Grandpa

Sheri Mabry and Illustrated by Ilaria Urbinati | Albert Whitman & Company | September 15, 2021 | 9780807506141 | Reinforced | $16.99

 

Being Mindful Like Grandpa, a delightfully calming story on how to use actual mindfulness techniques, like deep breathing, or taking a walk in nature, to show kids just how to take back a little bit of control in our fast and seemingly ever changing world. Read More