**December Staff Picks**

By Caroline O'Connor | December 1 2021 | AdultsChildren'sGeneralAllGiftPop Culture

Check out our favorite titles coming out this month! See them all HERE!

Call Us What We Carry
Poems
978-0-593-46506-6
The instant #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestsellerThe breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman
$24.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
240 Pages
Viking Books

Awakening Self-Compassion Cards
52 Practices for Self-Care, Healing, and Growth
978-1-61180-958-9
52 cards with simple, in-the-moment mindfulness and embodiment practices to show you how to be kinder to yourself and increase your sense of well-being, self-confidence, and connection to others in your daily life.
$18.95 US
Dec 14, 2021
4-1/5 x 5-4/5
Cards
60 Pages
Shambhala

Do One Thing Every Day to Simplify Your Life
A Journal
978-0-593-23294-1
365 quotes and prompts to help you get rid of what's inessential and focus on the important aspects of your life--part of the bestselling Do One Thing Every Day journal series.
$12.95 US
Dec 14, 2021
4-1/2 x 5-3/4
Paperback
368 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Change Starts with Us
978-0-593-40610-6
This vibrant board book by the creator of Love Makes a Family and Kindness Makes Us Strong celebrates small acts of green living that make a big impact on the environment.
$11.99 US
Dec 21, 2021
8-5/8 x 8-5/8
Board Book
24 Pages
Dial Books
Age 0-3 years

Chinese Kite Festival
978-0-8234-4764-0
Children can learn animal names in both English and Chinese with this beautifully illustrated book!
$18.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
8 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Holiday House
Age 4-8 years

Home: A Peek-Through Picture Book
978-0-593-37929-5
The bestselling series that began with Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book now adds an elaborate and beautiful children's book with peek-through holes that celebrates the coziness of home through the eyes of the animal world.
$16.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
9 x 11
Hardcover
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

Baby Loves Lunar Phases on Chinese New Year!
978-1-62354-306-8
Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners
$8.99 US
Nov 23, 2021
7 x 7
Board Book
20 Pages
Charlesbridge
Age 0-3 years

The House of Love
978-0-593-20331-6
New York Times bestselling adult novelist Adriana Trigiani and beloved illustrator Amy June Bates team up for a heartwarming picture book about a how a family comes together to celebrate Valentine's Day.
$17.99 US
Dec 28, 2021
9 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

The Just Girl Project Book of Self-Care
An Illustrated Guide for Young Women to Practice Self-Love, Self-Compassion & Mindfulness with Fun and Flair
978-1-63217-395-9
EXPRESS YOURSELF, OWN YOUR STRUGGLES, PURSUE YOUR DREAMS! Get empowered with The Just Girl Project's tips for living your best life.
$16.95 US
Dec 07, 2021
6 x 7
Hardcover
144 Pages
Spruce Books

Let's Be Friends / Seamos Amigos
In English and Spanish / En ingles y español
978-0-8234-4505-9
Hi! ¡Hola! A friendship story in English and Spanish! ¡Un cuento de amistad en inglés y español!
$18.99 US
Dec 14, 2021
8-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Holiday House
Age 3-7 years

Love from Madeline
978-0-593-34983-0
In the same mini-hardcover format as Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar and Love from the Crayons comes another love-themed book starring one of our bestselling characters--Madeline.
$8.99 US
Dec 28, 2021
5-1/2 x 6-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years

Love Is Here
978-0-593-20352-1
*"A highly recommended title for any library shelf. A lovely look at love." --Kirkus reviews (starred review) A tender and lyrical story about a child's magical journey in search of Love. Perfect for fans of Corinna Luyken and Matt de la Peña.
$17.99 US
Dec 21, 2021
11 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Flamingo Books
Age 4-8 years

Look Up, Look In
52 Meditations on Nature: Meditation Cards
978-0-593-13960-8
52 thoughtful, whimsically illustrated meditation cards to help you find a moment of rest in the midst of your day, from the author and artist behind the New York Times bestseller Am I There Yet?
$18.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
4-1/2 x 6-1/16
Stationery & Accessories
52 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Plant and Planet
Sustainable and Delicious Vegetarian Cooking for Real People
978-0-593-13551-8
Simple steps can make an impact on our planet. From BuzzFeed’s Goodful, these 75 plant-based recipes plus plenty of low-waste strategies will guide you to a sustainable life you can feel good about.
$29.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
8 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Rodale Books

Good Sh*t
Your Holistic Guide to the Best Poop of Your Life
978-1-68369-297-3
It's time to talk sh*t—literally—with this relatable and humourous interactive handbook that will help you conquer the (ceramic) throne so you can conquer your life.
$19.99 US
Dec 28, 2021
6 x 8-1/2
Paperback
128 Pages
Quirk Books

Sensual Self
Prompts and Practices for Getting in Touch with Your Body: A Guided Journal
978-0-593-23328-3
A self-paced journal offering guidance to those seeking reconnection with their pleasure, featuring 150+ prompts to help readers define sensuality for themselves.
$14.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
5 x 7
Stationery & Accessories
176 Pages
Clarkson Potter

The Skinnytaste Ultimate Meal Planner
52-Week Meal Planner with 35+ Recipes, a 12-Week Meal Plan, Tear-Out Grocery Lists, and Tools for Healthy Habits
978-0-593-23472-3
#1 New York Times bestselling author Gina Homolka will help you take an organized, easy approach to building healthy habits.
$22.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
7-1/2 x 8-3/4
Stationery & Accessories
184 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Take It Outside
A Guide to Designing Beautiful Spaces Just Beyond Your Door: An Interior Design Book
978-0-593-13942-4
From the hosts of Bravo's Backyard Envy comes a beautifully photographed guide to converting your outdoor space into an enviable oasis, whether you have a backyard, brownstone patio, or three-season porch.
$35.00 US
Dec 07, 2021
8 x 10
Hardcover
272 Pages
Clarkson Potter

There Is Never Anything but the Present
And Other Inspiring Words of Wisdom
978-0-593-31602-3
A giftable collection of inspiring, uplifting, and enlightening words of wisdom from one of the most important voices in spirituality and self-help "The perfect guide for a course correction in life." —Deepak Chopra
$20.00 US
Dec 07, 2021
5 x 7-1/2
Hardcover
128 Pages
Pantheon

Valentine's Day Jitters
978-1-62354-158-3
In this installment of the best-selling Jitters series, Mrs. Hartwell is planning the perfect Valentine's Day party for her class, complete with crafts, games, and a super-big, super-complicated cake! What could possibly go wrong?
$16.99 US
Dec 14, 2021
8 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Charlesbridge
Age 5-8 years