BLB Mock Newbery 2021

Village of Scoundrels Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419708978
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Published: Amulet Books - February 25th, 2020

Newbery Honor recipient Margi Preus tells the incredible true story of a group of French teenagers who helped save refugees in WWII

Based on the true story of the French villagers in WWII who saved thousands of Jews, this novel tells how a group of young teenagers stood up for what is right.


Snapdragon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250171115
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Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

Kat Leyh's Snapdragon is a magical realist graphic novel about a young girl who befriends her town’s witch and discovers the strange magic within herself.

Snap's town had a witch.


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Clean Getaway Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984892973
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a timely middle-grade road-trip story through landmarks of the Civil Rights movement and the map they lay for contemporary race relations.

How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma:
Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED.


From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875853
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

#1 Kids Indie Next List * Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of the Year * SLJ Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * Junior Library Guild Selection * Edgar Award Nominee * Four Starred Reviews


The One and Only Bob Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062991317
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Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Return to the unforgettable world of the Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel The One and Only Ivan (soon to be a major motion picture!) in this incredible sequel, starring Ivan’s friend Bob!


When You Trap a Tiger: Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

 
Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This uplifting story brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to unlock the power of stories and save her grandmother.


The List of Things That Will Not Change Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101938096
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - April 7th, 2020

EIGHT STARRED REVIEWS! The reassuring book kids and families need right now.

"An absolute original . . . a story that kids will love." --R. J. Palacio, bestselling author of Wonder


Chirp Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547602810
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 4th, 2020

"[A] deftly layered mystery about family, friendship, and the struggle to speak up." - Laurie Halse Anderson, bestselling author of Speak and Shout

From acclaimed author Kate Messner comes the powerful story of a young girl with the courage to make her voice heard, set against the backdrop of a summertime mystery.


Efrén Divided Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062881687
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 31st, 2020

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award!

“We need books to break open our hearts, so that we might feel more deeply, so that we might be more human in these unkind times. This is a book doing work of the spirit in a time of darkness.” —Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street 


Dan Unmasked Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062943057
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Published: HarperCollins - July 28th, 2020

This heartfelt middle grade debut about grief, creativity, and the healing power of friendship shows that not all heroes wear capes and is perfect for fans of John David Anderson and Ali Benjamin.


The Space Between Lost and Found Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547601233
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020

From the acclaimed author of Extraordinary Birds, a powerful story about family, friendship, and the light that can be found even in the darkest of places.


The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984893833
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

This sparkling middle-grade debut is a classic-in-the-making!

Maybelle Lane is looking for her father, but on the road to Nashville she finds so much more: courage, brains, heart--and true friends.


The Places We Sleep Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823444212
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Published: Holiday House - August 25th, 2020

A family divided, a country going to war, and a girl desperate to feel at home converge in this stunning novel in verse.

Selected for Summer/Fall 2020 Kids Indies Introduce ListAND Fall 2020 Kids Indie Next List

It's early September 2001, and twelve-year-old Abbey is the new kid at school. Again.


We Dream of Space Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062747303
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 5th, 2020

A Newbery Honor Book • BookPage Best Books • Chicago Public Library Best Fiction • Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee • Horn Book Fanfare • New York Times Notable Children’s Book • School Library Journal Best Book • Today Show Pick • An ALA Notable Book


On the Horizon Cover Image
By Lois Lowry, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358129400
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII’s most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.


The Blackbird Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984837356
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER
A SYDNEY TAYLOR MIDDLE GRADE HONOR BOOK
 
Like Ruta Sepetys for middle grade, Anne Blankman pens a poignant and timeless story of friendship that twines together moments in underexplored history.


Rick Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338048100
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 21st, 2020

From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs to explore his own identity apart from his jerk of a best friend.

Rick's never questioned much. He's gone along with his best friend Jeff even when Jeff's acted like a bully and a jerk.


King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!

Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!

In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself.

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Cattywampus Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338561593
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 4th, 2020

The magical story of a hex that goes haywire, and the power of friendship to set things right!

In the town of Howler's Hollow, conjuring magic is strictly off-limits. Only nothing makes Delpha McGill's skin crawl more than rules. So when she finds her family's secret book of hexes, she's itching to use it to banish her mama's money troubles.


Witches of Brooklyn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593119273
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Published: Random House Graphic - September 1st, 2020

There's a new witch in town! Life in Brooklyn takes a strange turn when Effie discovers MAGIC runs in the family.

A middle-grade graphic novel adventure filled with magical hjinks for fans of Phoebe and Her Unicorn and Making Friends.


Could there really be witches in Brooklyn?!


Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier Cover Image
By Jim Ottaviani, Maris Wicks (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250760036
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Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

In the graphic novel Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier, Jim Ottaviani and illustrator Maris Wicks capture the great humor and incredible drive of Mary Cleave, Valentina Tereshkova, and the first women in space.


Stepping Stones (Peapod Farm #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984896841
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Published: Random House Graphic - May 5th, 2020

This contemporary middle-grade graphic novel about family and belonging from New York Times bestselling author Lucy Knisley is a perfect read for fans of Awkward and Be Prepared.

Jen is used to not getting what she wants. So suddenly moving the country and getting new stepsisters shouldn't be too much of a surprise.


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

A National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


No Ordinary Thing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823444229
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Published: Holiday House - October 13th, 2020

Twelve-year-old Adam is whisked away from his imperfect but quiet life with the arrival of a stranger and a magical promise in this time travel mystery.


A Wolf for a Spell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593121658
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - December 1st, 2020

The Girl Who Drank the Moon meets Pax in this fantastical tale of a wolf who forms an unlikely alliance with Baba Yaga to save the forest from a wicked tsar.

Since she was a pup, Zima has been taught to fear humans--especially witches--but when her family is threatened, she has no choice but to seek help from the witch Baba Yaga.


 
 

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