In all the excitement about Crimes of Grindelwald, the fact that a new book written by Jo Rowling is less than two weeks old seems to almost have been overlooked. But the hefty Lethal White does not deserve to be overlooked; it’s the most elegant thing Jo has written in about a decade.
The Illustrated Herbiary by Maia Toll is such a unique compilation of beautiful botanical descriptions, personal reflections, and stunning illustrations. This book doesn’t tell a story in the traditional sense, but it tells a story about the world around you, the beauty of nature, and how you can find that same beauty inside yourself.
As Supernova begins, Trellis and Vigo come face to face with Emily’s dark Phoenix form in an encounter that they hope will reveal that Emily – the real, good Emily – is still in there somewhere.
One fateful October day, 11-year-old Ollie gets drawn into a captivating old book about the local Smoke Hollow Farm. But when Ollie’s class takes a field trip to the farm, she finds that the stories in her book are all too real – including ones about disappearing children.
Zane Obispo has always been a social outcast, and living in the New Mexican Desert with elderly neighbors didn’t help that situation. The best part of living in the desert was the dormant volcano that was practically in his backyard. Little does he know, deep in the center of the volcano is an ancient relic that is tied to Zane and the future of humanity.
Early in the school year, Haley’s teacher walks her six students to an empty classroom and tells them the hour is theirs, to talk to each other without an adult around. As the year unfolds, the group starts to trust one another – even with the hard things in their lives. Jacqueline Woodson’s latest novel is a breathtaking gem of a book that’s never been more needed.
Ever since Cass almost drowned on her last birthday, she’s developed a strange connection with the land of the dead, capable of crossing to the other side of the “Veil” and encountering the ghosts trapped there.
In Give Me Some Truth, author Eric Gansworth returns to the Tuscarora Indian reservation to follow Carson Mastick, a high school senior and committed lead singer of his rock band, and Maggi Bokoni, a talented artist straining against tradition.
Mischa Abramavicius did everything she was supposed to in order to be accepted to the “right” colleges – which is why finding out she was rejected from every school she applied to is particularly devastating. Her mind won’t rest until she knows if her rejections are because she did something wrong or because her applications were sabotaged.
As you may remember, July marked the release of the new MinaLima-illustrated edition of The Secret Garden. But what you may not have seen is the interior of this gorgeous new book, which features not only illustrations but also interactive elements.