Favourite kids and YA releases from the first half of 2019

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

Dan Gemeinhart

A girl and her father live on a bus and make a rush trip across America to get to their hometown in time to save a memory box with possessions buried in a park about to be demolished.

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 Read reviewInsignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

Dusti Bowling

A novel about a girl born without arms and a boy with Tourette syndrome navigating the challenges of school, disability and friendship.

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The Exiles

The Exiles

Hilary McKay

A delightful, funny and heartwarming story about family and the beautiful relationship the young can share with the old.

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 Read reviewWith the Fire on High

With the Fire on High

Elizabeth Acevedo

From New York Times bestselling author of POET X comes a story of a girl with talent, pride and a little bit of magic that keeps her fire burning bright.

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 Read reviewSong for A Whale

Song for A Whale

Lynne Kelly

Twelve-year-old Iris and her grandmother, both deaf, drive from Texas to Alaska armed with Iris's plan to help Blue-55, a whale unable to communicate with other whales.

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 Read reviewStarfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day

Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day

Dominique Valente, Sarah Warburton

The most spellbinding new children's fantasy series of 2019, with beautiful black-and-white inside illustrations by Sarah Warburton. Perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell and Nevermoor.

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 Read reviewHow to Make a Movie in Twelve Days

How to Make a Movie in Twelve Days

Fiona Hardy

Twelve days. Five kids. Many special effects. One giant mystery.

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 Read reviewLove Your Body

Love Your Body

Jessica Sanders

What if every young girl loved her body? Freedom is loving your body with all its imperfections and being the perfectly imperfect you!

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 Read reviewLunch at 10 Pomegranate Street: A Collection of Recipes to Share

Lunch at 10 Pomegranate Street: A Collection of Recipes to Share

Felicita Sala

Written and magnificently illustrated by Felicita Sala, this glorious celebration of community is filled with recipes from all over the world and simple instructions perfect for young chefs

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 Read reviewWhat a Wonderful Word: A Collection of Untranslatables from Around the World

What a Wonderful Word: A Collection of Untranslatables from Around the World

Nicola Edwards, Luisa Uribe

This hand-picked collection of untranslatable worlds from all over the world celebrates the magic of language, with gorgeous original artwork and fascinating facts about each word and the culture it comes from.

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 Read reviewFashionista

Fashionista

Maxine Beneba Clarke

A beautiful new picture book written and illustrated by Maxine Beneba Clarke -- all about the power of expressing yourself.

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Devil's Ballast

Devil’s Ballast

Meg Caddy

A cutthroat and daring new YA release, featuring one of history's greatest anti-heroines.

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Brenda Is a Sheep

Brenda Is a Sheep

Morag Hood

A hilarious picture book subversion of the idea of a wolf in sheep's clothing.

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 Read reviewMy Book (Not Yours) (Lento and Fox, Book 1)

My Book (Not Yours) (Lento and Fox, Book 1)

Ben Sanders

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Say Something

Say Something

Peter H. Reynolds

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