Shane's Kids & YA Picks

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Art of Protest: Creating, Discovering, and Activating Art for Your Revolution By De Nichols, Various (Illustrator) Cover Image
By De Nichols, Various (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536223255
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Published: Big Picture Press - November 11th, 2021

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Prince & Knight By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499805529
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Published: little bee books - May 1st, 2018

I love this picture book! It has everything I have ever needed in a story. There is love and dragons. I want everyone to read this book.


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Hello Hello (Books for Preschool and Kindergarten, Poetry Books for Kids) By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452150147
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 20th, 2018

Brendan Wenzel can draw any animal. I believe that is entirely correct. This is just a beautiful book that will put a smile on everyone's face.


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Julián Is a Mermaid By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763690458
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2018

This inspiring book is absolutely a gorgeous story with incredible illustrations. I want everyone to be able to be in a mermaid parade!


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Pumpkinheads By Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks (Illustrator), Sarah Stern (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks (Illustrator), Sarah Stern (Contributions by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626721623
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Published: First Second - August 27th, 2019

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The Other, Better Me By Antony John Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062835666
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Published: HarperCollins - October 13th, 2020

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Mascot By Antony John Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062835635
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - September 3rd, 2019

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Ghost Boys By Jewell Parker Rhodes Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings #1) By Mackenzi Lee Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062382818
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 4th, 2018

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Archival Quality By Ivy Noelle Weir, Steenz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ivy Noelle Weir, Steenz (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620104705
Availability: Special Order
Published: Oni Press - March 6th, 2018

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The School for Good and Evil By Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062104908
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Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

This is definitely for fans of Harry Potter. Two students are chosen for the Schools for Good and Evil but are seemingly placed in the wrong school. Agatha and Sophie will surprise you! The author wanted to write a book where good and evil are not quite what they might seem.


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The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

YOU MUST READ THIS BOOK!!!

If every single person would read this book, I would have so much more faith in humanity. Angie Thomas wrote this as a response to the Black Lives Matter movement. I could not imagine a more honest main character or story. Do not put this book down. Read it cover to cover as often as you can. Yes, more than once! Adults, teens, anyone with a heart, anyone with any sort of social consciousness.


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They All Saw A Cat (Cat Books for Kids, Beginning Reading Books, Preschool Prep Books) By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452150130
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 30th, 2016

Incredible illustrations. The story almost has a songlike quality to it. And it is educational teaching children how different animals see the world. So clever. So stunning. -Shane's July Staff Pick 2016


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The Blood Between Us By Zac Brewer Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062307927
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Published: HarperTeen - August 8th, 2017

Zac keeps getting better and better.  Blood Between Us will keep you on your toes and keep you guessing the whole way through.


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The Wild Robot By Peter Brown Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316381994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Nature and adventure and robots! This is great to read with your parents or by yourself. This book has everything.


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Booked (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544570986
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Published: Clarion Books - April 5th, 2016

Kwame's style is so wonderful and well-crafted. This is a perfect book for reluctant readers and for reading lovers. I enjoy soccer, but I am not a huge fan, and I still appreciated the sport and the passion that the characters hold for it. My only wish is for someone to compile a list of all the book references into a reading list for kids


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On the Come Up By Angie Thomas Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

Angie Thomas has followed up her powerhouse The Hate U Give with another fantastic novel. On the Come Up takes place in the same world as The Hate U Give. It gives you another look at the various lives and hopes and dreams of the characters in Garden Heights. Bri is an up-and-coming rapper dealing with school, poverty, boyfriends, and race. It is a book for today, for tomorrow, for everyone!