**June Staff Picks**

By Caroline O'Connor | May 28 2021 | AdultsAllChildren'sGeneralGiftPop Culture

Summer is here and the staff picks are easy! Check out more titles on sale this month HERE.

Welcome to Colorado (Welcome To)
978-0-593-30812-7
Welcome to Colorado! We're glad you're here! Here's the next in a new series of picture books about each US state.
$9.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
8 x 8
Hardcover
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

Welcome to Maine (Welcome To)
978-0-593-30810-3
Welcome to Maine! We're glad you're here! Here's the next in a new series of picture books about each US state.
$9.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
8 x 8
Hardcover
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor
978-0-593-11602-9
Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!
$5.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
80 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 6-9 years
Grades 1-4

Shirley Chisholm Dared
The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress
978-0-593-12368-3
Discover the inspiring story of the first black woman elected to Congress and to run for president in this picture book biography from a Newbery Honor-winning author and a Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe New Talent Award-winning illustrator.
$17.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
9 x 11
Hardcover
48 Pages
Anne Schwartz Books
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

Continuum
978-0-593-22348-2
"Full of heart, grace and precision, Chella Man charts his path toward himself in a world not yet equipped for all he encompasses. An affirming, artistic and accessible primer for anyone searching for themselves or yearning to learn about others."--Janet Mock (Bestselling author of Redefining Realness and Surpassing Certainty)   In Continuum, fine artist, activist, and Titans actor Chella Man uses his own experiences as a Deaf, transgender, genderqueer, Jewish person of color to talk about cultivating self-acceptance and acting as one's own representation.
$8.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
4-3/8 x 6-1/4
Paperback
64 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 12 and up
Grade 7 & Up

Bodies Are Cool
978-0-593-11262-5
This body positivity picture book for preschoolers is a joyful read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.
$17.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
10 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Dial Books
Age 3-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

Sibley Backyard Birding Bingo
A Game for Bird Lovers: Board Games
978-0-593-23185-2
This colorful and informative bingo game features 50 quintessential North American birds painted by preeminent birding authority David Sibley.
$22.00 US
Jun 01, 2021
5-7/8 x 9
Game
10 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Raina's Day Jigsaw Puzzle
A 450-Piece Puzzle Featuring Original Art by Raina Telgemeier: Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids
978-0-593-13636-2
This colorful 450-piece jigsaw puzzle features a brightly colored original piece of art by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Guts, depicting a smiling girl surrounded by the things she loves and uses every day. Once the puzzle has been assembled, the box becomes the perfect place to store keepsakes and treasures.
$16.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
6 x 8
Game
450 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7

The Color of Books
8 Bright Notebooks; 160 Reading Recommendations
978-1-9848-2611-4
Read the rainbow with this stylized collection of eight blank notebooks that evoke the full spectrum of color, as represented by 160 different must-read books.
$20.00 US
Jun 01, 2021
3-1/2 x 5-1/5
Stationery & Accessories
384 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

The Low-Carbon Cookbook & Action Plan
Reduce Food Waste and Combat Climate Change with 140 Sustainable Plant-Based Recipes
978-1-61564-989-1
Use your dining room table to help you combat climate change.
$29.99 US
Jun 08, 2021
7-11/16 x 9-3/16
Hardcover
256 Pages
Alpha
Age

Jam Bake
Inspired Recipes for Creating and Baking with Preserves
978-0-525-61108-0
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF 2021 BY FOOD 52 A one-of-a-kind preserving and baking book packed full of delicious jams and the delectable dessert that best showcase them, from pastry chef and Master Preserver Camilla Wynne.
$28.00 US
Jun 01, 2021
7-7/16 x 9
Hardcover
256 Pages
Appetite by Random House
Age

Girlvana
Self-Love, Yoga, and Making a Better World--A Handbook
978-0-14-753066-0
A handbook for the self--a compassionate, honest, and personal guide to empowering yourself, and others, for a safer and more inclusive world.
$16.95 US
Jun 15, 2021
6 x 8
Paperback
280 Pages
Appetite by Random House
Age

American Cake
From Colonial Gingerbread to Classic Layer, the Stories and Recipes Behind More Than 125 of Our Best-Loved Cakes
978-0-593-13530-3
Taste your way through America with more than 125 recipes for our favorite historical cakes and frostings in this gorgeous paperback edition of American Cake.
$24.99 US
Jun 15, 2021
7-1/2 x 9-1/8
Paperback
352 Pages
Rodale Books
Age

Kindness Now
A 28-Day Guide to Living with Authenticity, Intention, and Compassion
978-1-61180-901-5
Cultivate an open heart and deepen your kindness and compassion response with this accessible, 28-day program of meditation and mindfulness exercises for a new generation of meditators.
$17.95 US
Jun 22, 2021
5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Paperback
288 Pages
Shambhala
Age

Grumpy Monkey Freshly Squeezed
A Graphic Novel Chapter Book
978-0-593-30601-7
This early graphic novel chapter book based on the #1 New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey is perfect for children who love the original picture books and are ready for the next step. Features hilarious dialogue, multiple panels per page, and a longer storyline to keep kids laughing all the way to the end!
$9.99 US
Jun 29, 2021
6 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
88 Pages
Random House Studio
Age 5-8 years
Grades K-3