Synergy Librarian Recommendations

Class Act: A Graphic Novel By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize.


Cat Kid Comic Club: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #1): From the Creator of Dog Man By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338712766
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Graphix - December 1st, 2020

A pioneering new graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of the internationally bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series.

Naomi, Melvin, Pedro, and Poppy are just a few of the twenty-one rambunctious, funny, and talented baby frogs who share their stories in the Cat Kid Comic Club.


Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236132
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

Coretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonist Shannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel!

Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy the same foods, and are partners on all their school projects.


Discover the story of the Haitian Revolution—the largest uprising of enslaved people in history—in this installment of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series
 
Why would Napoleon Bonaparte sell the Louisiana Territory to the recently formed United States of America?


Act (A Click Graphic Novel) By Kayla Miller, Kayla Miller (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kayla Miller, Kayla Miller (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780358206354
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Clarion Books - July 21st, 2020

Act is the funny and honest follow-up to the middle school graphic novel sensations Click and Camp. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Shannon Hale, and Victoria Jamieson.
 
How do you know when the person who can make the difference . .


The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536202229
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020

With a noisy giant crashing around the kingdom, the Princess in Black uses the Sparkle Signal to call ALL her heroic friends together - for the biggest adventure yet.


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World By Elena Favilli Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781733329293
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Rebel Girls - October 13th, 2020

A 2021 NATIONAL PARENTING PRODUCT AWARDS WINNER!

The third installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 immigrant women who have shaped, and will continue to shape, our world.


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is the third book in the New York Ti


Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different 2: Even More True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World (The Dare to Be Different Series) By Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780762472154
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Running Press Kids - October 13th, 2020

Boys can be anything they want to be! In this sequel to the New York Times bestseller Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, Ben Brooks introduces seventy-six more boys and men who will inspire young readers to live boldly and true to themselves.


The Couch Potato (The Food Group) By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062954534
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: HarperCollins - November 3rd, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller * An Instant Indie Bestseller * An Indie Next List Selection


Cozy By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593109793
Availability: Available to Order
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!

A group of clever animals find an unusual but warm and furry home during Alaska's long winter in Jan Brett's newest snowy adventure.


Unicorns Are the Worst! (The Worst Series) By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534453838
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

Perfect for fans of Dragons Love Tacos and Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great, this wildly funny and imaginative picture book celebrates the value of differences as a grumpy goblin gets to know his new unicorn neighbors.

It’s an undeniable fact that unicorns are the worst!

Magic is serious business, but all unicorns do is frolic around, have tea partie


Mootilda's Bad Mood By Corey Rosen Schwartz, Kirsti Call, Claudia Ranucci (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
Not Available from Us
ISBN: 9781499810868
Published: little bee books - September 1st, 2020

"Ranucci’s bright illustrations of wide-eyed farm critters are engaging and lively, and the details demand repeated readings. . . . A barnyard parable sure to lighten bad mooods."--Kirkus Reviews

“I’m in a bad MOOOOOOD!”

Mootilda’s in a bad mooood!


Becoming Brianna (Emmie & Friends) By Terri Libenson, Terri Libenson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Terri Libenson, Terri Libenson (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062894533
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

New York Times bestseller! Terri Libenson returns with another endearing, relatable story of friendship and finding confidence. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jennifer L. Holm.

Middle school is full of challenges.


The Deep End (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 15) By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419748684
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Amulet Books - October 27th, 2020

An instant #1 USA TodayWall Street Journal, and New York Times bestseller! 

In The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ​ready for the adventure of a lifetime. 

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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419749094
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Amulet Books - August 4th, 2020

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

You’ve never seen the Wimpy Kid World like this before—an entirely new, awesome, friendly, truly fantastic fantasy quest from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney!

 
From the imagination of Rowley Jefferson comes an adventure of epic proportions.


The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781984835345
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Now a Netflix Original Series!
 
The highly-anticipated sixth book in the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print!
 


Minecraft: The Voyage: An Official Minecraft Novel By Jason Fry Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399180750
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Random House Worlds - May 5th, 2020

Join a daring expedition into strange new lands with this official Minecraft novel! When a young man is ripped from his quiet life and stranded far from home, he must learn not only how to survive, but how to live.
 


The Tower of Nero (Trials of Apollo, The Book Five) By Rick Riordan Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781484746455
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 6th, 2020

At last, the breathtaking, action-packed finale of the #1 bestselling Trials of Apollo series is here!


Becoming Muhammad Ali By James Patterson, Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316498166
Availability: Available to Order
Published: jimmy patterson - October 5th, 2020

Two heavy-hitters in children's literature deliver a critically acclaimed, bestselling biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali. 

"This utterly delightful story about Ali's childhood is a smash hit."—School Library Journal (starred review)
Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other.


Shuri: A Black Panther Novel (Marvel) By Nic Stone Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338585476
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 5th, 2020

From New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes an all-new upper middle grade series based on one of the Marvel Universe's break-out characters Shuri, from Black Panther!

An original, upper-middle-grade series starring the break-out character from the Black Panther comics and films: T'Challa's younger sister, Shuri!


The One and Only Bob By Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062991317
Availability: Available to Order
Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

A #1 New York Times bestseller and a #1 Indie bestseller!

"Good dog Bob. Great to have a best friend.”—Danny DeVito


The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs: 100+ Sweet and Savory Recipes that You'll Love to Bake, Share and Eat! By America’s Test Kitchen Kids Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781492677697
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Sourcebooks Explore - October 1st, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller!

From the creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling cookbook for kids comes the ultimate baking book. America's Test Kitchen once again brings their scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to KIDS!

BAKING ISN'T JUST FOR CUPCAKES


The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs: 100+ Recipes that You'll Love to Cook and Eat By America’s Test Kitchen Kids Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781492670025
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Sourcebooks Explore - October 16th, 2018

The #1 New York Times Best Seller and IACP Award Winner!

Want to bake the most-awesome-ever cupcakes? Or surprise your family with breakfast tacos on Sunday morning? Looking for a quick snack after school? Or maybe something special for a sleepover? It's all here. Learn to cook like a pro—it's easier than you think.


Superman Smashes the Klan By Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781779504210
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: DC Comics - May 12th, 2020

Harvey Award winner for Best Children or Young Adult Book!


The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) By Suzanne Collins Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781338635171
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Scholastic Press - May 19th, 2020

Ambition will fuel him.Competition will drive him.But power has its price.

It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games.


Ready Player Two: A Novel By Ernest Cline Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781524761332
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: Ballantine Books - November 24th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The thrilling sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller Ready Player One, the near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film.