*July Staff Picks*

By Caroline O'Connor | July 1 2021 | AdultsAllChildren'sGeneralGiftPop Culture

See below for some of our favorite titles on sale in July and don’t forget to check out our full list HERE!!

Goodnight Everyone
978-1-5362-1795-7
From the creator of Shh! We Have a Plan comes a mesmerizing bedtime tale of a forest settling into slumber and one little bear trying to stay awake.The sun is setting, and everyone in the forest is getting sleepy. The mice, rabbits, and deer all give great big yawns as they snuggle up with their families for the night. But someone isn't sleepy just yet. Little Bear thinks he can stay awake a bit longer. Can he do it? Chris Haughton's bold and vibrant illustrations will captivate little ones eager to stay up just a teeny bit longer, while sweet depictions of animals cozying up in their beds for the night will soon have them yawning off to a dreamland of their own.
$8.99 US
Jul 06, 2021
6-5/16 x 6-5/16
Board Book
32 Pages
Candlewick
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

Home Is Where the Heart Is
978-1-5362-1712-4
Just what IS it that makes home such a special place to be?Home's an extra special spaceyou hold within your heartto keep you very close to mewhen we must be apart.A charming celebration of what home means to all of us, featuring a wise cat and an adorable little kitten who discover that there really is no place like home.
$14.99 US
Jul 06, 2021
7-7/8 x 7-7/8
Hardcover
24 Pages
Templar
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

Kalamata's Kitchen
978-0-593-30791-5
Dora the Explorer meets No Reservations in this delicious picture book debut! Follow Kalamata and her alligator sidekick on the first of many exciting food adventures in a charming story about facing fears and overcoming back-to-school jitters.
$17.99 US
Jul 20, 2021
10 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

There's a Witch in Your Book
978-0-593-12515-1
Just in time for Halloween, an adorable little witch has landed in YOUR book! An engaging new adventure from the team that brought you There's a Monster in Your Book and its companions.
$17.99 US
Jul 06, 2021
10 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

No More Cuddles!
978-1-68010-360-1
As part of the new Let's Read Together collection, this sweet story introduces young readers to the values of empathy and acceptance.
$8.99 US
Jul 06, 2021
9-5/8 x 11
Paperback
32 Pages
Tiger Tales
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

The Three Little Pugs and the Big Bad Cat
978-1-68010-362-5
As part of the new Let's Read Together collection, this humorous story introduces young readers to the value of perseverance and encourages language development.
$8.99 US
Jul 06, 2021
9-5/8 x 11
Paperback
32 Pages
Tiger Tales
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

Where Are the Constellations?
978-0-593-22373-4
Calling all stargazers, here is the book for you!
$5.99 US
Jul 06, 2021
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7

The Comfort Book
978-0-14-313666-8
A gem of a book from Matt Haig, the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library, for anyone in search of hope, looking for a path to a more meaningful life, or in need of a little encouragement. "Happiness occurs when you forget who you're expected to be. And what you're expected to do. Happiness is an accident of self-acceptance. It's the warm breeze you feel when you open the door to who you are."
$22.00 US
Jul 06, 2021
5-1/8 x 7-1/2
Hardcover
272 Pages
Penguin Life
Age

My Voice Is a Trumpet
978-0-593-35218-2
*"The rhythm and flow of words perfectly match the art while advising readers to choose love and use their voices in a powerful song." --School Library Journal (starred review)   From rising country star Jimmie Allen comes a lyrical celebration of the many types of voices that can effect change.
$17.99 US
Jul 13, 2021
9-1/4 x 9-1/2
Hardcover
32 Pages
Flamingo Books
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2

Twitchy Witchy Itch
978-0-7636-8981-0
Visual hijinks abound as a nervous witch gets swept away with trying to tidy up before company comes—only to discover that being with friends is what really matters.Tick, tock! Three cups. Tick, tock! Three saucers.With nine minutes left, everything was ready.Or was it?Itch the witch is having company over for tea. As the clock counts down to tea o’clock, Itch’s mind is in a tizzy: is her house too twitchy? Is her home too itchy? Zipping and zooming, dusting and brooming, Itch sweeps and bewitches the mess away (just in the nick of time). But as soon as her two guests walk in, Itch’s housekeeping comes unraveled. How will Itch tame such an itchy, glitchy, fidgety mess? Rising star Priscilla Tey uses computer-aided design (and evokes familiar computer glitches) to present a delightfully meta, intricately illustrated story that dazzles as it amuses.
$17.99 US
Jun 24, 2021
7-5/16 x 11-5/16
Hardcover
40 Pages
Candlewick
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

The History of Western Art in Comics Part One: From Prehistory to the Renaissance
978-0-8234-4646-9
Learning about art through the ages has never been as interesting or fun as in this humorous and very informative graphic novel.
$12.99 US
Jul 20, 2021
7-3/4 x 10-1/2
Paperback
96 Pages
Holiday House
Age 10 and up
Grade 5 & Up

Happy Housewarming Mad Libs
978-0-593-22588-2
Have a happy NOUN-warming with Mad Libs! Celebrate this wonderful milestone with the perfect housewarming gift, which will help fill up any new home as you fill in the blanks.
$8.99 US
Aug 10, 2021
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Hardcover
48 Pages
Mad Libs
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7

Explorer's Journal
Professor Astro Cat's Prompted Guide to Discovering Science and the Stars from Your Backyard
978-0-525-57704-1
Encourage kids aged 7 to 11 to think critically, be curious, and dream big with Explorer's Journal, a guided space exploration journal featuring delightful midcentury art from the hit cult book Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space.
$12.99 US
Jul 13, 2021
6 x 8
Paperback
128 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 7-10 years
Grades 2-5

The Art of Preserving
Ancient techniques and modern inventions to capture every season in a jar
978-1-84899-398-3
This sumptuous guide filled with beautiful photography and expert practical tips is guaranteed to be the only resource you will ever need to preserve fruit, vegetables, meat and fish.
$19.95 US
Jul 27, 2021
6-7/10 x 7-4/5
Hardcover
224 Pages
Nourish
Age

Norse Myths
978-0-7440-3335-9
A beautifully illustrated and compelling collection of more than 30 ancient Norse myths for children.
$21.99 US
Aug 17, 2021
9 x 11
Hardcover
144 Pages
DK Children
Age 7-9 years
Grades 2-4

Afrikan Wisdom
New Voices Talk Black Liberation, Buddhism, and Beyond
978-1-62317-562-7
A spiritual, political, and interdisciplinary anthology of wisdom stories from Black liberation leaders and teachers.
$19.95 US
Jul 20, 2021
5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Paperback
384 Pages
North Atlantic Books
Age

My Health Record
A Journal for Tracking Doctor's Visits, Medications, Test Results, Procedures, and Family History
978-0-593-23186-9
An essential record keeper for caregivers, parents, adult children of aged parents, and anyone who wants one place to access their comprehensive health history.
$14.99 US
Jul 20, 2021
5-11/16 x 8-1/16
Stationery & Accessories
176 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Moonology Diary 2022
978-1-78817-500-5
Bestselling astrologer and Moonologer Yasmin Boland offers an essential Moonology diary for 2022, packed with information on how to work with each lunar cycle and bring magic to your life.
$16.99 US
Jul 27, 2021
5-1/4 x 7-1/2
Stationery & Accessories
264 Pages
Hay House UK
Age

A Grandparent's Love
Over 200 Quotations Celebrating the Unshakeable Bond and Boundless Joy of Our Mo st Precious Teachers, Caregivers & Family
978-1-57826-906-8
An inspirational compilation of over 200 fun, witty, and thought-provoking quotes for and about grandparents.
$12.50 US
Aug 31, 2021
4-3/4 x 7-1/8
Hardcover
96 Pages
Hatherleigh Press
Age

Healthy, Quick & Easy Bento Box
Over 60 Simple Recipes for 30 Lunch Box Meals Under 500 Calories
978-1-61564-993-8
Make mealtimes healthier and more mindful with beautiful, balanced bento boxes.
$16.99 US
Aug 03, 2021
7-11/16 x 9-3/16
Paperback
160 Pages
Alpha
Age