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African Town By Charles Waters, Irene Latham Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593322888
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 2022

 Alabama

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A Thousand Trails Home: Living with Caribou By Seth Kantner Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781594859700
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Published: Mountaineers Books - October 15th, 2021

Alaska


Recess at 20 Below By Cindy Lou Aillaud Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781513261911
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Published: Alaska Northwest Books - January 29th, 2019

Alaska

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Across the Desert By Dusti Bowling Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316494748
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

Arizona

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Remote Access: Small Public Libraries in Arkansas (The Arkansas Character) By Sabine Schmidt, Don House Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781682261729
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Published: University of Arkansas Press - December 23rd, 2021

Arkansas


Beasts of Prey By Ayana Gray Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593405703
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2022

Arkansas

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Frankie & Bug By Gayle Forman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534482531
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Published: Aladdin - October 12th, 2021

California

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Woman of Light: A Novel By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525511328
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Published: One World - June 7th, 2022

Colorado


Cow Boy Is NOT a Cowboy By Gregory Barrington, Gregory Barrington (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062891365
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Published: HarperCollins - October 20th, 2020

Colorado

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Sea Wife: A novel By Amity Gaige Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525566922
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Published: Vintage - March 2nd, 2021

Connecticut


The All-Together Quilt By Lizzy Rockwell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375822049
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020

Connecticut

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A Little Hope: A Novel By Ethan Joella Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781982171193
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Published: Scribner - November 16th, 2021

Delaware


Those Kids from Fawn Creek By Erin Entrada Kelly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062970350
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 8th, 2022

Delaware

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Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas By Jeanne Walker Harvey, Loveis Wise (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jeanne Walker Harvey, Loveis Wise (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063021891
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Published: HarperCollins - February 22nd, 2022

District of Columbia

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Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers By Celia C. Pérez Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425290453
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Published: Puffin Books - September 1st, 2020

Florida

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Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker, 1965–2000 By Alice Walker, Valerie Boyd (Editor) Cover Image
By Alice Walker, Valerie Boyd (Editor)
$32.50
ISBN: 9781476773155
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 12th, 2022

Georgia


Impossible Moon By Breanna J. McDaniel, Tonya Engel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Breanna J. McDaniel, Tonya Engel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534478978
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - June 14th, 2022

Georgia 

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Inclusion: How Hawai'i Protected Japanese Americans from Mass Internment, Transformed Itself, and Changed America By Tom Coffman Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780824888558
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Published: University of Hawaii Press - October 31st, 2021

Hawaii

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Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel By Anthony Doerr Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

Idaho

 


The Stories Behind the Stories: The Remarkable True Tales Behind Your Favorite Kid's Books By Danielle Higley, Stephanie Miles Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781638190417
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Published: Bushel & Peck Books - November 2nd, 2021

Idaho

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Noor By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780756416096
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Published: DAW - November 16th, 2021

Illinois


Verify By Joelle Charbonneau Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062803634
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Published: HarperTeen - August 25th, 2020

Illinois

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Zorrie By Laird Hunt Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635575361
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 9th, 2021

Indiana


You Should See Me in a Crown By Leah Johnson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338503296
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

Indiana

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Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous By Suzanne Park Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781728209425
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - June 1st, 2021

Iowa

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The Chicken Sisters By KJ Dell'Antonia Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593085141
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 1st, 2020

Kansas


A Vote for Susanna: The First Woman Mayor By Karen M. Greenwald, Sian James (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen M. Greenwald, Sian James (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807553138
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - October 1st, 2021

Kansas

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The Book Woman's Daughter: A Novel By Kim Michele Richardson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728242590
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 3rd, 2022

Kentucky


Fly By Brittany J. Thurman, Anna Cunha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brittany J. Thurman, Anna Cunha (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534454873
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 11th, 2022

Kentucky

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Economy Hall: The Hidden History of a Free Black Brotherhood By Fatima Shaik, The Historic New Orleans Collection (Prepared by) Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780917860805
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Published: Historic New Orleans Collection - February 25th, 2021

Louisiana

 


When I Was an Alligator By Gayle Webre, Drew Beech Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781946160669
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Published: University of Louisiana - October 1st, 2020

Louisiana

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Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In By Phuc Tran Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250826619
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 5th, 2022

Maine


Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky By Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Daniel Minter (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984894366
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 15th, 2022

Maine

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Mary Jane: A Novel By Jessica Anya Blau Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063052307
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Published: Mariner Books - April 5th, 2022

Maryland


I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer By Carole Boston Weatherford, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781547608966
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 25th, 2022

Maryland

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Mercy Street: A Novel By Jennifer Haigh Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780061763304
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Published: Ecco - February 1st, 2022

Massachusetts


RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul By Carole Boston Weatherford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534452282
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

Michigan

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Wherever I Go By Mary Wagley Copp, Munir D. Mohammed (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419193
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

Massachusetts

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The Seed Keeper By Diane Wilson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571311375
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 9th, 2021

Minnesota


How to Apologize By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536209440
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Published: Candlewick - May 11th, 2021

Minnesota

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The Age of Discovery and Other Stories (The Journal Non/Fiction Prize) By Becky Hagenston Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780814257944
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Published: Mad Creek Books - August 11th, 2021

Mississippi


Loretta Little Looks Back: Three Voices Go Tell It By Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (By (artist)) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316536738
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 25th, 2022

Mississippi

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Thunderous By M. L. Smoker, Natalie Peeterse, Dale Ray DeForest (Artist) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781948206464
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Published: Dynamite Entertainment - April 19th, 2022

Montana

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The Bones of Paradise: A Novel By Jonis Agee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062413482
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 25th, 2017

Nebraska


Letters from Space By Clayton Anderson, Susan Batori (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clayton Anderson, Susan Batori (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110748
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - September 15th, 2020

Nebraska

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On the Trail of the Jackalope: How a Legend Captured the World's Imagination and Helped Us Cure Cancer By Michael P. Branch Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643139333
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Published: Pegasus Books - March 1st, 2022

Nevada


The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea By Axie Oh Cover Image
By Axie Oh
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250780867
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - February 22nd, 2022

Nevada

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Tell No One: A Novel By Harlan Coben Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780593355862
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 29th, 2021

New Jersey


The Singer and the Scientist By Lisa Rose, Isabel Muñoz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lisa Rose, Isabel Muñoz (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781541576100
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - April 1st, 2021

New Jersey

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The Five Wounds: A Novel By Kirstin Valdez Quade Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324020219
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2022

New Mexico


Shaped by Her Hands: Potter Maria Martinez By Anna Harber Freeman, Barbara Gonzales, Aphelandra (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807575994
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2021

New Mexico

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Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525567271
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Published: Anchor - August 9th, 2022

New York 


Children of the Longhouse By Joseph Bruchac Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140385045
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Published: Puffin Books - August 1st, 1998

New York

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The Tobacco Wives: A Novel By Adele Myers Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063082939
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Published: William Morrow - March 1st, 2022

North Carolina


How to Steal a Dog: A Novel By Barbara O'Connor Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312561123
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Published: Square Fish - April 27th, 2009

North Carolina

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The Farmer's Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm By Sarah Vogel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635575262
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - November 2nd, 2021

North Dakota


The Rise of Greg (An Epic Series of Failures #3) By Chris Rylander Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524739805
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Published: Puffin Books - June 16th, 2020

North Dakota

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Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio By Derf Backderf Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419734847
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - September 8th, 2020

Ohio


Jenny Mei Is Sad By Tracy Subisak Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316537711
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 15th, 2021

Ohio

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Run, Little Chaski!: An Inka Trail Adventure By Mariana Llanos, Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781646861651
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Published: Barefoot Books - June 1st, 2021

Oklahoma

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What Strange Paradise: A novel By Omar El Akkad Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984899248
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Published: Vintage - June 7th, 2022

Oregon


A Game of Fox & Squirrels By Jenn Reese Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250243010
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 14th, 2020

Oregon

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In the Dream House: A Memoir By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450383
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Published: Graywolf Press - December 1st, 2020

Pennsylvania


Night Creatures: Animals That Swoop, Crawl, and Creep While You Sleep By Rebecca E. Hirsch, Sonia Possentini (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781541581296
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - September 7th, 2021

Pennsylvania

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Deuda Natal (Ambroggio Prize) By Mara Pastor, María José Giménez, Anna Rosenwong Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780816542512
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Published: University of Arizona Press - September 7th, 2021

Puerto Rico 


Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062748683
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Published: HarperCollins - January 15th, 2019

Puerto Rico


Sembrando historias: Pura Belpré: bibliotecaria y narradora de cuentos: Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre (Spanish edition) By Anika Aldamuy Denise, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781400212644
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - January 15th, 2019

Puerto Rico

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Zorrie By Laird Hunt Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635575361
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 9th, 2021

Rhode Island


Wherever I Go By Mary Wagley Copp, Munir D. Mohammed (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419193
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

Rhode Island

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The Islanders By Mary Alice Monroe, Angela May (With) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534427273
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Published: Aladdin - June 15th, 2021

South Carolina

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Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance By Nick Estes Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781786636720
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Published: Verso - March 5th, 2019

South Dakota


A Dinosaur Named Ruth: How Ruth Mason Discovered Fossils in Her Own Backyard By Julia Lyon, Alexandra Bye (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julia Lyon, Alexandra Bye (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534474642
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 2nd, 2021

South Dakota

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Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South By Margaret Renkl Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571311849
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 14th, 2021

Tennessee


Needlework By Julia Watts Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781953103079
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Published: Three Rooms Press - October 5th, 2021

Tennessee

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Lonesome Dove: A Novel By Larry McMurtry Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781439195260
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 15th, 2010

Texas


Indelible Ann: The Larger-Than-Life Story of Governor Ann Richards By Meghan P. Browne, Carlynn Whitt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meghan P. Browne, Carlynn Whitt (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593173275
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Published: Random House Studio - June 22nd, 2021

Texas

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Fireburn the Screenplay: A Story of Passion Ignited, Based on the History of St. Croix By Angela Golden Bryan Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781939237507
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Published: Suncoast Digital Press - November 1st, 2019

U.S. Virgin Islands


James and the Fireburn: An Anti-bullying and Human Rights Story Inspired by Caribbean History By Angela Golden Bryan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781939237712
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Published: Angela Golden Bryan - October 28th, 2019

U.S. Virgin Islands 

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When I Was Red Clay: A Journey of Identity, Healing, and Wonder By Jonathan T. Bailey Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781948814638
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Published: Torrey House Press - September 20th, 2022

Utah

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Manatee's Best Friend By Sylvia Liu Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338662269
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 3rd, 2021

Virginia

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Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk By Sasha LaPointe Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781640094147
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Published: Counterpoint - March 8th, 2022

Washington


The Last Cuentista By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140893
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Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

Washington

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Flight Behavior: A Novel By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062124272
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 4th, 2013

West Virginia 


Frankenslime By Joy Keller, Ashley Belote (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joy Keller, Ashley Belote (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250765802
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - July 13th, 2021

West Virginia

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Modern Jungles: A Hmong Refugee’s Childhood Story of Survival By Pao Lor Cover Image
By Pao Lor
$20.00
ISBN: 9780870209598
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Published: Wisconsin Historical Society Press - March 23rd, 2021

Wisconsin


Peace By Miranda Paul, Baptiste Paul, Estelí Meza (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735844490
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Published: NorthSouth Books - March 2nd, 2021

Wisconsin

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My Ranch, Too: A Wyoming Memoir By Mary Budd Flitner, Teresa Jordan (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Mary Budd Flitner, Teresa Jordan (Foreword by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9780806166155
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - January 10th, 2020

Wyoming

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