**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
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
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
978-0-593-30601-7
In the first book in this new young graphic novel series, Jim Panzee, star of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grumpy Monkey, searches for the perfect orange stress ball.
$9.99 US
Jun 29, 2021
6 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
88 Pages
Random House Studio
Age 5-8 years
Grades K-3