**June Staff Picks**

By Caroline O'Connor | May 19 2022 | AdultsChildren'sGeneralAllGiftPop Culture

It’s almost summertime and the staff picks are easy! See all of our favorite new June titles below. Check out the full list of new titles on sale this month HERE and the new children’s books on sale HERE.

More new on sale titles: Fiction + Nonfiction books and a list of new Children’s Juvenile Fiction + Nonfiction (Ages 7 and Up)



More in June…

Father’s Day: Children’s titles

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Pride: Children’s titles

Pride

Juneteenth: Children’s’

Juneteenth

World Ocean Day

Summer Cookbooks

Summer Sweets

Summer Drinks

Summer Fun for Kids

Modern Forms
An Expanded Subjective Atlas of 20th-Century Architecture
978-3-7913-8810-6
This revised edition of Grospierre’s celebrated tour of modernist architecture has been expanded beyond Europe and North America to a truly global reach, featuring buildings in Southeast Asia, Australia, Africa and South America. Featuring new and revised texts from Barbican, MoMA and independent curators, this book offers intriguing insights into the history of modernist design, the origins of architectural photography and the reasons why architectural forms repeat in otherwise dissimilar countries. 
$50.00 US
Aug 02, 2022
9-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
288 Pages
Prestel

French Chateau Style
Inside France's Most Exquisite Private Homes
978-3-7913-8802-1
The doors of centuries-old French chateaux are thrown wide open in this sumptuous photographic cross-country tour. Readers will gain entry to a stunning array of stylish private homes within beautiful historic buildings,­ each one representing very different approaches to décor and preservation.
$55.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
8-2/3 x 12-1/4
Hardcover
240 Pages
Prestel

Banksy: Building Castles in the Sky
An Unauthorized Exhibition
978-0-8478-7293-0
Catalogue to a major traveling exhibition focused on Banksy, the world’s most popular graffiti artist whose real identity remains unknown despite his domination of the global street art scene for over twenty-five years.
$29.95 US
Sep 06, 2022
9-1/2 x 11
Paperback
196 Pages
Rizzoli Electa

Crystals
Channel the energy of crystals for spiritual transformation
978-0-7440-3987-0
The most comprehensive, modern-looking book of crystals and their uses on the market – a collection of 200 crystals alongside practical advice on how to choose, buy, use, and care for them.
$30.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
7-11/16 x 9-3/16
Hardcover
256 Pages
DK

Caesar Country
Cocktails, Clams & Canada
978-0-525-61137-0
Caesar Country is a love letter to Canada by way of one cocktail—our cocktail—the Caesar.
$32.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
8-1/2 x 10
Hardcover
320 Pages
Appetite by Random House

The Last Bite
A Whole New Approach to Making Desserts Through the Year
978-0-7440-5680-8
A comprehensive guide to modern desserts that teaches you how to cook, create, structure, and season sweet dishes—and ultimately how to really understand dessert making.    
$30.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
7 x 10-1/2
Hardcover
240 Pages
DK

Yawd
Modern Afro-Caribbean Recipes
978-0-525-61156-1
Yawd = comfort food that sticks to your ribs! Dive into this bold,  flavor-filled cookbook packed with  fresh Afro-Caribbean recipes to bring some island vibes to your home.
$30.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
240 Pages
Appetite by Random House

Roses
An Inspirational Guide to Choosing and Growing the Best Roses
978-0-7440-5681-5
Celebrating the very best of roses, including the right varieties to choose and how to grow them. 
$40.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
7-7/16 x 9-11/16
Hardcover
256 Pages
DK

Feeling Seen
The Photographs of Campbell Addy
978-3-7913-8846-5
Candid and personal, dazzling with color and immediacy, this first and only monograph of a rising star of the photography scene features work from major labels and magazines, outtakes from shoots, and newly commissioned texts by Edward Enninful and Ekow Eshun on the importance of authentic diversity behind and in front of the camera.  
$55.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
9-1/2 x 12
Hardcover
208 Pages
Prestel

I Feel That
A quote collection for all the feels
978-0-593-41942-7
From popular Instagram artist @QuotesByChristie, an inspiring and colorful quote collection for all of your ups and downs.  
$16.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
6 x 6
Hardcover
208 Pages
TarcherPerigee

Camping Games and Activities
50 Ideas for Outdoor Family Fun
DK
978-0-7440-5807-9
A book-and-card collection of 50 fun outdoor challenges to make any family camping trip one to remember, whatever the weather.
$19.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
4-5/8 x 6-5/8
Cards
96 Pages
DK

The Nature of the Game
Links Golf at Bandon Dunes and Far Beyond
978-0-525-65859-7
Essential reading for every golfer from the sport’s most acclaimed course developer—a comprehensive, firsthand account of restoring the inherent satisfactions of this centuries-old game, from the beauty of natural courses to the joys of walking the course “Mike Keiser is the best thing to happen to golf since the Big Bertha. He’s the guy who single-handedly saved us from the Fake 100-foot Waterfall Era. He gave us back nature, walking and buddy trips. This is a fascinating read on how in the world he did it.”—Rick Reilly, golf writer
$40.00 US
Jun 07, 2022
7-1/4 x 9-1/8
Hardcover
320 Pages
Knopf

Dappled Daydreams: The Art of Camilla d'Errico
978-1-5067-1959-7
The breathtaking figures of Camilla d'Errico return in a new hardcover volume! Magnetic and surreal, d'Errico's arresting subjects, their piercing eyes and dynamic colors, are often juxtaposed with the cute, creepy, bizarre, and the otherworldly.
$29.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
8-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
144 Pages
Dark Horse Books

As Cooked on TikTok
Fan favorites and recipe exclusives from more than 40 TikTok creators! A Cookbook
978-0-593-23550-8
Featuring both viral and brand-new recipes from many of the community’s most beloved TikTok food creators!
$19.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
7 x 9
Hardcover
192 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Black Mixcellence
A Comprehensive Guide to Black Mixology
978-1-954220-18-8
Bringing tasty drink recipes from some of the most renowned mixologists and stories of the historical impact of Black people in Mixology, Black Mixcellence is the go-to drink guide for any wine and spirits connoisseur.
$29.99 US
Jul 19, 2022
7-3/8 x 9-1/8
Hardcover
144 Pages
Kingston Imperial

How to Raise an Antiracist
978-0-593-24253-7
The book that every parent, caregiver, and teacher needs to raise the next generation of antiracist thinkers, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist
$28.00 US
Jun 14, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
288 Pages
One World

Peanuts Be More Charlie Brown
Find Your Own Worldly Wisdom
978-0-7440-5463-7
A humorous and thoughtful pocket-size guide to living life your own way, inspired by Charlie Brown, the most philosophical member of the Peanuts gang.
$12.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
5-1/16 x 7
Hardcover
64 Pages
DK

Water Views
Rivers Lakes Oceans
978-1-58093-600-2
Journey high above the world's most unforgettable waterscapes with this spectacular collection of aerial photographs by David Ondaatje.
$45.00 US
Jun 14, 2022
10 x 11-1/2
Hardcover
240 Pages
The Monacelli Press

Make This Tonight
Recipes to Get Dinner on the Table: A Cookbook
978-0-593-23218-7
Delicious meals just got easier with 100 all-new recipes inspired by global cuisines and created for the love of food, in the “excellent” (Publishers Weekly) first-ever cookbook from go-to online and streaming food destination Tastemade.
$27.00 US
Jun 21, 2022
7-1/2 x 9-1/2
Hardcover
272 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Turkey and the Wolf
Flavor Trippin' in New Orleans [A Cookbook]
978-1-9848-5899-3
A fun and flavorful book of 95 dynamic recipes that put a playful spin on Southern food, from the James Beard Award-nominated owner of Turkey and the Wolf in New Orleans.
$30.00 US
Jun 21, 2022
7-1/2 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Seasonal Flower Embroidery
A Year of Stitching Wild Blooms and Botanicals
978-1-61180-892-6
Inspired by a flower shop in Tokyo, this embroidery collection will take new and seasoned stitchers through a year of beautiful botanicals and whimsical floral scenes. 
$21.95 US
Jun 21, 2022
8-1/4 x 10-1/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Roost Books

How to Do Hard Things
Actual Real Life Advice on Friends, Love, Career, Wellbeing, Mindset, and More.
978-0-7440-5702-7
Smart, humorous and honest life advice from Veronica Dearly, a much-loved illustrator with a unique visual brand
$16.99 US
Jun 21, 2022
5-13/16 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
144 Pages
DK

Rocky Mountain Modern
Contemporary Alpine Homes
978-1-58093-579-1
Rocky Mountain Modern is a collection of the most inspiring modern residences in the Rockies, a region with a surprising but deep history of modernist design
$50.00 US
Jun 28, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
224 Pages
The Monacelli Press


Stranger Things: The Official Coloring Book
978-1-9848-6166-5
Color in your favorite characters and scenes from the hit Netflix show Stranger Things with this official, high-quality coloring book for all ages.
$16.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
9-13/16 x 9-13/16
Paperback
80 Pages
Ten Speed Press

List Happy
75 Lists for Happiness, Gratitude, and Well-being
978-0-7440-5789-8
Improve your mental health by finding joy, gratitude and happiness in everyday things.
$16.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
5-13/16 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
144 Pages
DK

Women Making Waves
Trailblazing Surfers In and Out of the Water
978-1-9848-5979-2
A visually stunning journey across the world's oceans, featuring soulful surfers living with purpose
$35.00 US
Jun 28, 2022
8 x 11
Hardcover
272 Pages
Ten Speed Press

I Believe in Me
978-1-5362-2390-3
I believe in me.There’s nothing I can’t do.That’s what you have taught me,and I believe in you!I Believe in Me by Emma Dodd is a heartwarming and uplifting book with a message about having faith in oneself. The story features a baby crocodile who discovers all the things they’re capable of when they have someone cheering them on.
$15.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
7-7/8 x 7-7/8
Hardcover
24 Pages
Templar
Age 0-3 years

Birding for Babies: Backyard Birds
A Numbers Book
978-0-593-38698-9
Introducing a new board book series, filled with fun facts, that invites young readers into the exciting world of bird-watching.
$9.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
7 x 8
Board Book
20 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 0-3 years

How Does a Tadpole Grow?
Life Cycles with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
978-0-593-38625-5
Learn how a tadpole becomes a frog with Eric Carle's classic artwork and The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
$4.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
5 x 5
Board Book
10 Pages
World of Eric Carle
Age 1-3 years

Animal Families: River
978-1-5362-2401-6
Find out the different names for mother and father animals that live in and around the river—and then lift the flap to find the babies and learn what they are called. This striking, satisfying introduction to animal families features screen-printed artwork and bold neon ink to capture the attention and imagination of babies and toddlers.
$9.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
7-1/16 x 7-1/16
Board Book
14 Pages
Nosy Crow
Age 2-5 years

Where is the Moon? / ¿Donde estarÿ la luna?
DK
978-0-7440-5957-1
$16.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
9-7/16 x 9-7/16
Hardcover
32 Pages
DK Children
Age 3-5 years

My Lala
978-0-7352-6934-7
A joyful picture book about confidence featuring a little girl making her mark on the world, from acclaimed author Thomas King, and for fans of Ladybug Girl.
$18.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
10 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 3-7 years

You Are My Favorite Color
978-0-593-20310-1
A lyrical story of parental love that celebrates and takes pride in the many shades of brown skin. Perfect for fans of I Am Enough, Hey Black Child, Hair Love, and Our Skin.
$17.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
8-1/4 x 8-1/2
Hardcover
32 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 4-8 years

Kapaemahu
978-0-593-53006-1
An Indigenous legend about how four extraordinary individuals of dual male and female spirit, or Mahu, brought healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaii, based on the Academy Award–contending short film.
$17.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
9 x 9
Hardcover
40 Pages
Kokila
Age 4-8 years

She Persisted: Marian Anderson
978-0-593-40376-1
Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Marian Anderson!
$14.99 US
Jun 07, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Hardcover
80 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 6-9 years

Soccer Baby
978-0-593-20246-3
The youngest of readers and the sports-loving grown-ups in their lives can now enjoy the world's most popular sports--soccer--before going to bed a winner.
$7.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
7-1/2 x 7-1/2
Board Book
22 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 0-2 years

Good Night Garden
978-1-64907-042-5
Grab your shovel and spade, it’s time to dig in the dirt! Little horticulturists will squeal with delight as they seed, plant, and harvest. This lovingly illustrated board book features flower gardens, vegetable gardens, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, corn, pumpkins, herbs, gardening tools, and more.   This book is part of the bestselling Good Night Our World series, which includes hundreds of titles exploring iconic locations and exciting themes.
$9.95 US
Jun 14, 2022
6 x 6
Board Book
20 Pages
Good Night Books
Age 0-3 years

Today I'm Strong
978-0-593-52594-4
A classic in the making from the winner of The Great British Baking Show and star of Nadiya Bakes, about a young girl finding her strength in spite of a schoolyard bully.
$17.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
9 x 9
Hardcover
32 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 3-5 years

ABC Pride
978-0-7440-6317-2
A is for Acceptance! ! B is for Belonging! ! C is for Celebrate!
$12.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
9-7/16 x 9-7/16
Hardcover
32 Pages
DK Children
Age 3-5 years

Goodnight Racism
978-0-593-11051-5
National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby) returns with a new picture book that serves as a modern bedtime classic.
$18.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
11 x 9
Hardcover
32 Pages
Kokila
Age 3-7 years

Arab Arab All Year Long!
978-1-5362-1395-9
Celebrate the beauty and diversity of life in the Arab diaspora throughout the year.Wrapping grape leaves, playing doumbek, drawing henna tattoos,we’re Arab, Arab, Arab, the whole year through!Yallah! From January to December, join some busy kids as they partake in traditions old and new. There’s so much to do, whether it’s learning to write Arabic or looking at hijab fashion sites while planning costumes for a local comic convention. With details as vivid as the scent of jasmine and honeysuckle perfume (made to remind Mom of Morocco), children bond with friends, honor tradition, and spend loving time with family. Accompanied by buoyant and charming illustrations, this portrait of Arab life and childhood zeal is sure to bring joy all year round. Back matter includes an extensive glossary and notes to enrich the experience for readers of any culture.
$18.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
9-7/16 x 9-1/16
Hardcover
40 Pages
Candlewick
Age 3-7 years

Rosa's Song
978-0-593-37549-5
In this diverse picture book, a young immigrant from South Korea finds community and friendship in an apartment house filled with other newly arrived kids.
$17.99 US
Jun 14, 2022
8-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Random House Studio
Age 4-8 years

Ice Cream Face
978-0-525-51848-8
The Ezra Jack Keats Award–winning creator of Brick by Brick brings to delicious life the anxiety and elation involved in waiting in line to get ice cream.
$17.99 US
Jun 21, 2022
8 x 10-1/2
Hardcover
32 Pages
Nancy Paulsen Books
Age 3-5 years

The Boy and the Mountain
978-0-7352-7025-1
A boy sets off to draw a mountain in this thoughtful exploration of art and the creative process. For fans of Hike by Pete Oswald.
$18.99 US
Jun 21, 2022
7-3/4 x 11
Hardcover
48 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 3-7 years

The Station Cat
978-0-7440-5012-7
A stunning picture book about the power of hope.
$16.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
9-7/16 x 9-7/16
Hardcover
48 Pages
DK Children
Age 5-8 years

I Just Want to Say Good Night
978-0-593-46203-4
Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora’s stunning oil paintings bring to life this delightful tale of goodnight bedtime rituals, now available in board book! 
$7.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
6 x 6
Board Book
32 Pages
Nancy Paulsen Books
Age 0-2 years

A Unicorn on a Unicycle
A Counting Book of Wheels
978-1-68263-251-2
A unicorn, animals driving cars, and fireworks! Counting numbers is a ton of razzle-dazzle fun for everyone! 
$18.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
10-3/8 x 9-3/8
Hardcover
32 Pages
Peachtree
Age 2-5 years

Grumpy Monkey Party Time! Puzzle
A 50-Piece Shaped Jigsaw Puzzle: A Puzzle for Kids
978-0-593-23526-3
A 50-piece jigsaw puzzle shaped like the scowling face of Jim Panzee, the chimpanzee from the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book Grumpy Monkey.
$14.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
7 x 9
Game
50 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 3-7 years

Brave Every Day
978-0-593-30637-6
From social-emotional learning expert Trudy Ludwig and award-winning picture book illustrator Patrice Barton (co-creators of The Invisible Boy) comes a story about managing anxiety and finding the courage to stand up for yourself and others.
$18.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Age 4-8 years

A Mermaid Girl
978-0-593-32760-9
A young girl celebrates the experience of wearing a burkini for the first time in this lyrical and heartwarming picture book that casts a fresh light on timeless summer activities, and celebrates cultural traditions and intergenerational bonds.
$17.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
9 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 5-7 years

El mundo era nuestro
978-0-593-53019-1
Two children’s book superstars join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in Jacqueline Woodson’s rhythmic text and Leo Espinosa’s lively art.
$18.99 US
Jun 28, 2022
8-1/2 x 10-1/2
Hardcover
32 Pages
Nancy Paulsen Books
Age 5-8 years