*September Staff Picks*

By Caroline O'Connor | August 31 2020 | AdultsAllChildren'sGeneralGiftPop Culture

We are sad to see summer end but look what fall has in-store for us!! See our favorite titles on sale in September HERE!

First, Wear a Face Mask
A Doctor's Guide to Reducing Risk of Infection During the Pandemic and Beyond
978-0-593-23303-0
Stay safe and stay calm. A New York University microbiologist gives you the knowledge you need to protect yourself from COVID-19 and other common infectious diseases.
$9.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
5 x 7
Paperback
144 Pages
Rodale Books
Age

Professor Astro Cat's Outer Space Flash Cards
50 Stellar Questions to Boost Your Knowledge About the Universe: Card Games
978-0-525-57703-4
Based on the hit cult book Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space, these out-of-this-world flash cards are fun and educational for parents and kids alike!
$14.99 US
Sep 15, 2020
4 x 5-3/4
Cards
50 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 7-10 years
Grades 2-5

Kindness Cards for Kids
52 Ways to Make Every Day a Little Better
978-1-61180-834-6
Shine your kind heart into the world!
$18.95 US
Sep 22, 2020
5 x 7
Cards
Pages
Bala Kids
Age 5-9 years
Grades K-4

52 Lists for Bravery
Journaling Inspiration for Courage, Resilience, and Inner Strength
978-1-63217-331-7
List your way to a brave life with this journal for fans of the bestselling 52 Lists series.
$16.95 US
Sep 15, 2020
5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Stationery & Accessories
160 Pages
Sasquatch Books
Age

The Home Edit Life
The No-Guilt Guide to Owning What You Want and Organizing Everything
978-0-593-13830-4
The New York Times bestselling authors of The Home Edit and stars of the upcoming Netflix series Get Organized with The Home Edit teach you how to apply their genius, holistic approach to your work life, on-the-go necessities, and technology.
$28.50 US
Sep 15, 2020
6-3/4 x 9-3/4
Hardcover
256 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Create Your Own Calm
A Journal for Quieting Anxiety
978-0-593-08414-4
From the bestselling author of Start Where You Are, a beautifully illustrated journal for easing the everyday anxieties we all carry.
$16.00 US
Sep 22, 2020
5-1/2 x 7-1/2
Paperback
128 Pages
TarcherPerigee
Age

I Can't Believe I Did That
The Game That Gives You Points for Sharing Awkward, Awesome, and Unforgettable Memories: Card Games
978-0-593-13527-3
Celebrate all your weirdest and most wonderful childhood memories and get to know your friends like never before with this gloriously awkward and honest party game for adults 17 and up--perfect for any video chat or socially distant hangout.
$20.00 US
Sep 29, 2020
5-1/2 x 3-5/8
Game
200 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Friends Tarot Cards
978-1-925811-90-2
Who would you trust more with your future than Chandler, Joey, Monica, Phoebe, Rachel, and Ross?
$19.95 US
Sep 01, 2020
2-3/4 x 4-5/7
Cards
Pages
Smith Street Gift
Age

Mouse's Thanksgiving
978-0-8234-4826-5
One tiny, happy mouse's simple Thanksgiving dinner gets bigger and bigger....and bigger! Uh oh!
$7.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
4-1/2 x 6
Board Book
30 Pages
Holiday House
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool

Resist!
Peaceful Acts That Changed Our World
978-0-8234-4487-8
As a new wave of protests sweeps the nation and the world, young readers will be inspired by these accounts of activists who refused to be ignored.
$18.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
9 x 11
Hardcover
48 Pages
Neal Porter Books
Age 7-10 years
Grades 2-5

The Barnabus Project
978-0-7352-6326-0
In a world built for Perfect Pets, Barnabus is a Failed Project, half mouse, half elephant, kept out of sight until his dreams of freedom lead him and his misfit friends on a perilous adventure. A stunning picture book from international bestsellers The Fan Brothers, joined by their brother Devin Fan.
$18.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
10 x 10
Hardcover
72 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 5-9 years
Grades K-4

The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt
978-0-7352-6447-2
When you're a quilt instead of a sheet, being a ghost is hard! An adorable picture book for fans of Stumpkin and How to Make Friends with a Ghost.
$17.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
8-1/4 x 11
Hardcover
48 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

Happy Narwhalidays (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #5)
978-0-7352-6251-5
Narwhal and Jelly spread some holiday cheer (and warm waffle pudding) in the festive fifth book of this blockbuster graphic novel series!
$12.99 US
Sep 08, 2020
6 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
76 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 6-9 years
Grades 1-4

Kids Fight Plastic: How to Be a #2minutesuperhero
978-1-5362-1277-8
Kids can become ocean-saving superheroes with these plastic-fighting missions from best-selling author and environmental champion Martin Dorey.Every kid can be a superhero, fighting plastic waste at home, at school, and in their community. This engaging guide is chockfull of facts, vibrant art, graphics, and #2minutesuperhero missions—practical ways to take action now. Some ideas may spring to mind right away, such as picking up trash. Others are surprising, such as learning to cook with fresh ingredients or mending clothes. Readers will learn not only how to combat plastic waste head-on, but how to advocate for a cleaner world, beginning at home. Anti-plastic campaigner Martin Dorey brings both extensive experience and boundless enthusiasm to this essential book for young people who want to create a better world.
$19.99 US
Sep 08, 2020
5-1/16 x 7-13/16
Hardcover
128 Pages
Candlewick
Age 7-10 years
Grades 2-5

Christmas Is Joy
978-1-5362-1545-8
An enchanting celebration of the true meaning of Christmas, featuring two adorable reindeerChristmas is love that lasts all year.It's all of us, together, here.Christmas is peace, stars twinkling above,a night of sweet dreams and a heart full of love.Emma Dodd’s joyful celebration of this wonderful time of year, as seen through the eyes of two reindeer, is a pure delight.
$14.99 US
Sep 08, 2020
7-7/8 x 7-7/8
Hardcover
24 Pages
Templar
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

The Eight Knights of Hanukkah
978-0-8234-3958-4
The whole kingdom has gathered to celebrate Hanukkah--but a dastardly dragon keeps interrupting the festivities. Can the Eight Knights of Hanukkah set things right?
$17.99 US
Sep 15, 2020
10 x 8
Hardcover
48 Pages
Holiday House
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

The Scary Book
978-3-7913-7464-2
A perfect blend of silly and scary, this oversized lift-the-flap board book shows children what's hiding inside some creepy creatures.
$12.95 US
Sep 15, 2020
6-3/4 x 10-1/4
Board Book
20 Pages
Prestel Junior
Age 3-6 years
Up to Kindergarten

The House of Happy Spirits
A Children’s Book Inspired by Friedensreich Hundertwasser
978-3-7913-7454-3
In this fairy tale-like story a beloved tree is saved and children learn how architecture can co-exist with nature.
$14.95 US
Sep 15, 2020
9-1/2 x 12-1/2
Hardcover
32 Pages
Prestel Junior
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

More Beautiful
All-American Decoration
978-0-8478-6226-9
The author of Beautiful is back with a new book of his interiors, filled with blue-and-white vignettes, wicker, saturated color, and pretty patterns.
$45.00 US
Sep 01, 2020
8-1/4 x 10
Hardcover
272 Pages
Rizzoli
Age

Architectural Digest
The Most Beautiful Rooms in the World
978-0-8478-6848-3
An unrivaled survey of the most exciting contemporary interior design across the globe, curated by the editors of ten international editions of Architectural Digest.
$65.00 US
Sep 08, 2020
9 x 11-3/4
Hardcover
336 Pages
Rizzoli
Age

Prevention CBD & You
Straight Facts about the Plant-Based Health Supplement for Anxiety, Pain, Insomnia & More
978-1-950785-01-8
Is CBD a miracle healing compound, all hype, or somewhere in between? Prevention examines the CBD phenomenon: what it is, its health benefits and how to decide if CBD is right for you.
$19.99 US
Sep 08, 2020
6 x 9
Paperback
176 Pages
Hearst Home
Age

The Joy in You
978-0-593-18141-6
Feel uplifted and hopeful when you connect with life's most joyful moments in this picture book from mom and So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley. Dream big, as big as the night sky full of stars.When you discover the things you love, you’ll find true joy. Journey through a magical world where readers will find endless opportunities to be themselves and find freedom in expression, no matter where they are or who they’re with.  Kids will delight in the silly humor and undeniable spirit of this rhythmic picture book—and take to heart the message that they are enough exactly as they are! Cat Deeley’s debut is the perfect gift for new mom and baby, birthday celebrations, and any family in need of a spark of happiness. 
$18.99 US
Sep 15, 2020
9-1/2 x 10-1/2
Hardcover
32 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

Wild Symphony
978-0-593-12384-3
#1 New York Times bestselling author Dan Brown makes his picture book debut with this mindful, humorous musical, and uniquely entertaining book!
$18.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
11 x 10
Hardcover
44 Pages
Rodale Kids
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

Cooking for One
Scaled Recipes, No-Waste Solutions, and Time-Saving Tips
978-1-948703-28-4
Discover the joy of cooking for yourself with more than 160 perfectly portioned, easy-to-execute recipes, flexible ingredient lists to accommodate your pantry, and ideas for improvising to your taste.
$29.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
7-7/8 x 9-5/8
Hardcover
352 Pages
America's Test Kitchen
Age

Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie
A Thanksgiving Celebration
978-1-948703-26-0
This humorous and heart-warming story from the creators of the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs celebrates the love of cooking and helps children overcome their fear of trying new foods and includes an ATK recipe for the perfect pie.
$17.99 US
Sep 01, 2020
10 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
America's Test Kitchen Kids
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

Drinks on the Lanai
Cocktails, Mocktails And Cheesecake Inspired By The Golden Girls
978-1-925811-70-4
Miami can get pretty humid this time of year... It's probably time you put your feet up and unwound with a Golden Girls-centric cocktail.
$19.95 US
Sep 01, 2020
6-2/3 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
152 Pages
Smith Street Books
Age

Eating Out Loud
Bold Middle Eastern Flavors for All Day, Every Day: A Cookbook
978-0-593-13587-7
Discover a playful new take on Middle Eastern cuisine with more than 100 fresh, flavorful recipes from the contagiously charming chef and food personality Eden Grinshpan
$32.50 US
Sep 01, 2020
7-7/16 x 10
Hardcover
272 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

The Good Book of Southern Baking
A Revival of Biscuits, Cakes, and Cornbread
978-1-9848-5622-7
A comprehensive, contemporary collection of more than 100 beloved Southern baking recipes from the James Beard Award-winning Kelly Fields of the New Orleans bakery Willa Jean.
$35.00 US
Sep 08, 2020
8 x 10
Hardcover
336 Pages
Lorena Jones Books
Age

The Avocado Book
Recipes for the World's Most Instagrammable Fruit
978-1-911663-13-3
Learn how to prep, style, and eat this phenomenally popular superfood
$19.95 US
Sep 08, 2020
5-3/4 x 9
Hardcover
144 Pages
Pavilion
Age

Fizz
80 Joyful Cocktails and Mocktails for Every Occasion
978-0-593-13944-8
Add a little sparkle to any occasion with 80 seriously simple cocktail and mocktail recipes for any occasion, united by their unique and exciting use of fizzy mixers.
$18.99 US
Sep 15, 2020
5-1/2 x 7-1/2
Hardcover
160 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Behind Bars
High Class Cocktails Inspired by Low Life Gangsters
978-3-7913-8684-3
Pairing notorious gangsters and mobsters from movies and television with signature cocktails, this pocket-sized collection of boozy recipes is so much fun, it's criminal.
$14.95 US
Sep 22, 2020
6 x 7-1/4
Hardcover
144 Pages
Prestel
Age