Young Adult and Children's Books

This week's Young Adult and Children's bestsellers at The Book Table.

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780593307359
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

The 1619 Project’s lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Renée Watson.


Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16) Cover Image
$13.49
ISBN: 9781419749155
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 26th, 2021

The Crayons' Christmas Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525515746
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Penguin Workshop - October 15th, 2019

Celebrate the holidays with the Crayons in this festive story from #1 New York Times best-selling duo Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers. This special book has letters, games, ornaments, a poster, and even a pop-up Christmas tree!


Christmas Mouse: Finger Puppet Book Cover Image
By Emily Dove (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781797205694
Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-7 business days
Published: Chronicle Books - November 16th, 2021

Christmas Mouse is a sweet, rhyming holiday board book with a finger puppet built right in.


Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through! (Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site) Cover Image
By Sherri Duskey Rinker, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9781797204727
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Chronicle Books - October 12th, 2021

The hard-working crew of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site joins up with seven new road-building trucks to finish a BIG job: a brand-new road!


Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.09
ISBN: 9780593203224
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."
 


The Bad Guys in They're Bee-Hind You! (The Bad Guys #14) Cover Image
$6.29
ISBN: 9781338329544
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - November 2nd, 2021

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!

"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man

They may look like Bad Guys, but these wannabe heroes are doing good deeds... whether you like it or not in this New York Times bestselling illustrated series.

POP QUIZ!


Polar Express 30th anniversary edition Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544580145
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Clarion Books - September 15th, 2015

Take a ride aboard the Polar Express in this award-winning, classic holiday story, complete with an ornament gift, perfect for every child’s library.

A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical train to the North Pole. The Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish.


Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534496194
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Messily human and sincerely insightful.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an achingly romantic, tender tale sure to captivate fans of Adam Silvera and Mar


Jan Brett's The Nutcracker Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$17.09
ISBN: 9780593109823
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2021

Jan Brett's striking illustrations and the Christmas classic The Nutcracker are a match made in picture book heaven.

When Marie and her brother Fritz receive a special Christmas nutcracker from their uncle, Marie immediately feels something magical. "He looks like a real boy," she mused. "A real boy with a secret, who came from far away."