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Caroline McAlister - 'Finding Narnia: The Story of C. S. Lewis and His Brother Warnie'

Finding Narnia is Caroline McAlister and Jessica Lanan's captivating picture book biography of two brothers, Jack and Warnie Lewis, whose rich imaginations led to the creation of the magical world of Narnia.

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By Caroline McAlister, Jessica Lanan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626726581
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 19th, 2019

Finding Narnia is Caroline McAlister and Jessica Lanan's captivating picture book biography of two brothers, Jack and Warnie Lewis, whose rich imaginations led to the creation of the magical world of Narnia.


Paul Tillery IV - 'Thundercluck! Chicken of Thor: Recipe for Revenge'

The chicken of the Norse god Thor, bewitched with the power of thunder and lightning, returns to action in Thundercluck! Chicken of Thor: Recipe for Revenge.

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By Paul Tillery, IV, Paul Tillery, IV (Illustrator), Meg Wittwer (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250155306
Availability: Hard to find: allow 24 hours for information
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 17th, 2019

The chicken of the Norse god Thor, bewitched with the power of thunder and lightning, returns to action in Thundercluck! Chicken of Thor: Recipe for Revenge—written and illustrated by Paul Tillery IV and Meg Wittwer.


Kwame Mbalia - 'Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky'

Join us for the launch of Raleigh author Kwame Mbalia's debut novel, published by Rick Riordan. 

Seventh-grader Tristan Strong tumbles into the MidPass and, with allies John Henry and Brer Rabbit, must entice the god Anansi to come out of hiding and seal the hole Tristan accidentally ripped in the sky.

Ages 9+

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781368039932
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 15th, 2019

Winner of a Coretta Scott King Author Honor
Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia's epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world populated with African American folk heroes and West African gods.


Kelly Starling Lyons - 'Sing a Song: How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations'

The illustrations and easy-to-read text follow a family through five generations as each is inspired by the song written in 1900 to honor Abraham Lincoln. Included is the history of the song and its meaning in the author's family.
Kelly Starling Lyons is the NC author of the picture books Hope's Gift, Tea Cakes for Tosh, and Ellen's Broom, as well as the Jada Jones chapter book series.

Singing and crafts! Ages 5+

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516095
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 6th, 2019

"Lyons delivers the history of a song that has inspired generations of African-Americans to persist and resist in the face of racism and systemic oppression. . . . A heartfelt history of a historic anthem."--Publishers Weekly

Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us.


Shannon Messenger - 'Legacy (Keeper of the Lost Cities #8)' (sold out)

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$21.99
ISBN: 9781534427334
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Published: Aladdin - November 5th, 2019

Illusions shatter—and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices—in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series.

Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery.


Grazia Walker - 'Gregorina the Horseshoe Crab'

Gregorina, an old horseshoe crab, tells the story of her life to her grandchildren in this picture book by local author Grazia Walker.

At this special story time, children will be able to ask questions, hold corals, shells, sponges, barnacles, and a megalodon shark’s tooth. Ages 6+

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$18.95
ISBN: 9780999776230
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Self Published - May 24th, 2019

Gregorina is an old Grandmother horseshoe crab. She is telling the story of her life to her grandchildren. She lives at Agape Land, and has many friends inside and outside Agape Land. Beautiful Photographs of marine animals, bought at iStock, illustrate this book.


Max Brallier - 'The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade' (Ticketed)

The 5th book of the New York Times bestselling series!

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$13.99
ISBN: 9780425292112
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

Now a Netflix original series!

The fifth book in the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print!


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