Watch history unfold for the moles living in Moletown (NorthSouth, $17.95) and discover some eerie and poignant parallels to our own society’s historical developments. In a nearly wordless book, German author and illustrator Torben Kuhlman provides food for thought in a spectacularly beautiful display of progress and invention in this increasingly complex underground community. The discomfiting conclusion to the story is lightened by the possibilities evident in the endpapers. This is a fine example of picture books for older readers that provide opportunities for contemplation and discussion. Ages 5-9

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$17.95
ISBN: 9780735842083
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Published: NorthSouth Books - October 1st, 2015

Using orange and green computer- and hand-drawn images on rich, gorgeous paper, Joohee Yoon brings back one of James Thurber’s thought-provoking stories in a fine example of beautiful book-making. The Tiger Who Would Be King (Enchanted Lion, $18.95) learns his lesson the hard way in the fable first published in The New Yorker in 1956. Droll responses from the tiger’s wife offer hints of Thurber’s trademark humor, but this book is a serious tale for older readers. Yoon’s bold, vibrant, and lavish depictions of the forest’s conflicts, including an expansive foldout panorama to depict the story’s climax, are both powerful and unforgettable. Ages 8-12

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By James Thurber, Joohee Yoon (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781592701827
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - September 15th, 2015

Come and hang out with the Bradford Street Buddies for a Backyard Camp-Out (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $3.99) and a Block Party Surprise (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $3.99)! Author Jerdine Nolen and illustrator Michelle Henninger have teamed up to give readers a glimpse into the lives of four neighborhood friends, twins Jada and Jamal and their friends Carlita and Josh. Both books are full of excitement and fun, featuring appealing stories and lively and colorful illustrations. Whether it’s anticipating the upcoming block party or finding and setting up an old tent, new readers will enjoy sharing these pals’ adventures. Ages 5-8

Bradford Street Buddies: Backyard Camp-Out (Green Light Readers Level 3) Cover Image
By Jerdine Nolen, Michelle Henninger (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780544368446
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2015

Bradford Street Buddies: Block Party Surprise (Green Light Readers Level 3) Cover Image
By Jerdine Nolen, Michelle Henninger (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780544358638
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2015

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