Recommendations: Grades Pre-K to 3

Duck, Duck, Porcupine! Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781619637245
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - September 19th, 2017

Meet Big Duck, Little Duck, and Porcupine, stars of the Geisel Honor-winning early reader series perfect for fans of Elephant & Piggie and Ballet Cat.


Power Forward (Zayd Saleem #1) Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Sally Wern Comport (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781534411999
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - May 8th, 2018

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the first book in an exciting new middle grade series about a fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom.


Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062215918
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Published: Amistad - May 9th, 2017

National Book Award Finalist * Kirkus Best Books of 2017 * Horn Book Best Books of 2017 * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017 * School Library Journal Best Books of 2017 * NAACP Image Awards Nominee * Chicago Public Library Best Books * Boston Globe Best Books of 2017


Too Much Space! (Beep and Bob #1) Cover Image
By Jonathan Roth, Jonathan Roth (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481488525
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - March 13th, 2018

Meet space-school attendee Bob and his alien bestie Beep in this start to an outrageously funny and action-packed chapter book series that's great for "kids who love funny stories but may be too young for books like -Diary of a Wimpy Kid" (School Library Journal) from debut author Jonathan Roth


Party Crashers (Beep and Bob #2) Cover Image
By Jonathan Roth, Jonathan Roth (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481488556
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - March 13th, 2018

Beep and his best friend Bob get blamed for a robbery on a fancy spaceship in this second book in the hilarious, action-packed Beep and Bob series


Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780374308346
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux Books - July 11th, 2017

A Junior Library Guild Fall 2017 Selection
An Amazon's Best Children's Books of 2017
An Evanston Public Library's 101 Great Books for Kids List 2017
A Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books 2017
A 2017 Nerdy Book Club Award Winner