Owlkids Books Spring 2021 Frontlist

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    I Sang You Down from the Stars Hardcover Tasha Spillett-Sumner 9781771474085 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5 Apr 15, 2021
    A love letter from an Indigenous mother to her new baby Drawing from Indigenous creation stories and traditional teachings and illustrated in dazzling watercolors, I Sang You Down from the Stars is a tribute to the bond between mother and child. The narrator gathers gifts for a medicine bundle in anticipation of her baby’s birth; a fluffy white eagle plume, bunches of cedar and sage, a quilted star blanket, and a small stone from the river. When the baby arrives, the mother shares the bundle with her child and reveals the importance of each... + Read More
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    THAO Hardcover Thao Lam 9781771474320 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Apr 15, 2021
    A funny, eye-opening story about the challenges of growing up with an unfamiliar name and learning to be true to yourself, new from the critically acclaimed Thao Lam Even though it’s only four simple, familiar letters long, nobody can ever pronounce Thao’s name. She’s been called Theo, Tail, even Towel! But the teasing names—Tofu, Tiny, China Girl—are worse. Maybe it’s time to be someone else? Thao decides to try on a different name, something easy, like Jennifer. It works, but only until she opens her lunchbox to find her mother’s Vietname... + Read More
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    Tears Hardcover Sibylle Delacroix 9781771474221 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Mar 15, 2021
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    Barnaby Hardcover Andrea Curtis 9781771473705 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Apr 15, 2021
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    Frogness Hardcover Sarah Nelson 9781771473750 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Apr 15, 2021
    An exuberant frog hunt, full of mud, muck, and wonder, leads to a playful exploration of mindfulness As rain clouds bloom across the sea and the first stars wink, Sammy and Chocolate tiptoe into the marsh behind their house in search of frogs. They can hear frogs everywhere—croaking, chirping, clucking, burping—but though they poke and peek, wriggle and sneak, they can’t spot even one. It’s only after Sammy and Chocolate stop looking, flop onto the grass, and fade into frogness—no thinking, just being—that frogs come flying. Plink! Plop! Spla... + Read More
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    This House Is Home Hardcover Deborah Kerbel 9781771473804 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Mar 15, 2021
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    Carmen and the House That Gaudí Built Hardcover Susan Hughes 9781771473927 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Mar 15, 2021
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    The Sorry Life of Timothy Shmoe Hardcover Stephanie Simpson McLellan 9781771473934 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Apr 15, 2021
    An impulsive little boy experiences the power of unconditional love Timothy Shmoe isn’t a bad kid, but sometimes he makes honest (and not-so-honest) mistakes. Time after time, Timothy finds himself in disasters of his own creation, leaving a trail of broken heirlooms, torn tutus, and innocent bystanders (including his cat, Fluffy). Told in a series of letters, readers follow Timothy through his hilarious antics and missteps. When his pocketful of marbles wreaks havoc at his sister’s ballet recital, Timothy realizes he’s gone too far. In one... + Read More
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    Series: Pierre & Paul Pierre & Paul: Dragon! Hardcover Caroline Adderson 9781771473286 $18.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8 Apr 15, 2021
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    Journey Around the Sun The Story of Halley's Comet Hardcover James Gladstone 9781771473712 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Mar 15, 2021
    Halley’s Comet tells its own history in this unique STEM book Halley’s Comet, visible from Earth only once every 75 years, tells its own story in this unique informational picture book. With each return of the comet, the book highlights human life at that time, and how science has advanced toward a greater understanding of our universe. Told in minimal, poetic text paired with detailed captions for context, the book begins with sightings in ancient civilizations, where for centuries, the comet was a mystery recorded in art and writing. From... + Read More
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    The Wind and the Trees Hardcover Todd Stewart 9781771474337 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Mar 15, 2021
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    Snooze-O-Rama The Strange Ways That Animals Sleep Hardcover Maria Birmingham 9781771474047 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Mar 15, 2021
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    Carry On Poetry by Young Immigrants Hardcover Various contributors 9781771474160 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Apr 15, 2021
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    Series: Camp Average Camp Average: Double Foul Paperback Craig Battle 9781771474498 $11.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Apr 15, 2021
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    Series: Camp Average Camp Average: Away Games Hardcover Craig Battle 9781771474054 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Apr 15, 2021
    In the final book of the series, this summer is definitely not average It’s another summer at Camp Avalon—also known as Camp Average to its campers—only this year, things are anything but normal. Mack and Andre are spending the summer at rival Camp Killington, where the competitive campers seem intent on making them suffer. Meanwhile, at Camp Average, Miles is trying to keep the peace—which is not easy, due to obnoxious newcomer Garth and his pranks. On top of that, Miles has another impossible task on his plate: getting Mack and Andre back... + Read More
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    Is This Panama? A Migration Story Paperback Jan Thornhill 9781771474474 $11.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8 Mar 15, 2021
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    Winter's Coming A Story of Seasonal Change Paperback Jan Thornhill 9781771474481 $11.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8 Mar 15, 2021

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