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Bolivar

Sean Rubin

Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can't seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don't notice Bolivar. They don't notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long tail. No one but Sybil sees that Bolivar is a dinosaur. When an unlikely parking ticket pulls Bolivar into an adventure from City Hall to New York’s Natural History Museum, he must finally make a choice: continue to live unnoticed, or let the city see who he really is. Ages 8 and Up.

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In the Country of Queens

Cari Best

Eleven-year-old Shirley Burns lives with her domineering mother and eccentric grandmother in Queens, New York. Shirley wants to be recognized as a great writer, go with her cousins to Lake Winnipesaukee, and understand what life would be like if she had a father. But she's too shy and quiet to say those things out loud. So her teacher thinks she plagiarized her best-ever essay, her mom decides that Shirley can't handle a faraway vacation, and no one says anything about her absent father—the father she inadvertently learns is dead. If Shirley wants to bring her big dreams to life, she must give them a voice and stand up for herself. Ages 10 to 12.

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Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become an icon to millions across America. Her tireless fight for equality and women’s rights has inspired not only great strides in the workforce but has impacted the law of the land. And now, perfect for a younger generation, comes an accessible biography of this fierce woman, detailing her searing dissents and powerful jurisprudence. Ages 8 to 12.

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Oddity

Sarah Cannon

Ada Roundtree is no stranger to dodging carnivorous dumpsters, distracting zombie rabbits with marshmallows, and instigating games of alien punkball. But things haven’t been the same since her twin sister, Pearl, won the town’s yearly Sweepstakes and disappeared. Along with her best friend, Raymond, and new-kid-from-Chicago Cayden, Ada leads a self-given quest to discover Oddity’s secrets. But one of their missions goes sideways, revealing something hinky with the Sweepstakes and Ada can’t let it go. Because, if the Sweepstakes is bad, then what happened to Pearl? Ages 8 to 12.

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