**June Staff Picks**

By Caroline O'Connor | May 28 2021 | AdultsChildren'sPop CultureGeneralAllGift

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

Welcome to Colorado (Welcome To)
Welcome to Colorado! We're glad you're here! Here's the next in a new series of picture books about each US state.
$10.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
8 x 8
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

Welcome to Maine (Welcome To)
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
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor
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
80 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 6-9 years

Shirley Chisholm Dared
The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress
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
48 Pages
Anne Schwartz Books
Age 4-8 years

Winner of the 2022 In The Margins Award • A YALSA Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults "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
64 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 12 and up

Bodies Are Cool
This body positivity picture book for preschoolers is a joyful read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.
$18.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
10 x 10
32 Pages
Rocky Pond Books
Age 3-5 years

Sibley Backyard Birding Bingo
A Game for Bird Lovers: Board Games
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
10 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Raina's Day Jigsaw Puzzle
A 450-Piece Puzzle Featuring Original Art by Raina Telgemeier: Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids
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
450 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 8-12 years

The Color of Books
8 Bright Notebooks; 160 Reading Recommendations
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
3-13/16 x 5-9/16
Stationery & Accessories
384 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Jam Bake
Inspired Recipes for Creating and Baking with Preserves
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF 2021 BY FOOD52 TASTE CANADA GOLD AWARD-WINNERA 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
256 Pages
Appetite by Random House

Self-Love, Yoga, and Making a Better World--A Handbook
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
280 Pages
Appetite by Random House

American Cake
From Colonial Gingerbread to Classic Layer, the Stories and Recipes Behind More Than 125 of Our Best-Loved Cakes
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
352 Pages
Rodale Books

Kindness Now
A 28-Day Guide to Living with Authenticity, Intention, and Compassion
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
288 Pages

Grumpy Monkey Freshly Squeezed
A Graphic Novel Chapter Book
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
88 Pages
Random House Studio
Age 7-10 years