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Tokyo Ever After: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766601
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Flatiron Books - May 18th, 2021

Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781492688815
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Published: Sourcebooks - May 25th, 2021

2021 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Opening of Shuffle Along

Sheet Music & Reading Group Guide available here 


Shirley Chisholm Dared: The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593123683
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Anne Schwartz Books - June 1st, 2021

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.


The Chosen and the Beautiful Cover Image
By Nghi Vo
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250784780
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Tordotcom - June 1st, 2021

A Maryelizabeth Pick!


One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

The Other Black Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982160135
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Atria Books - June 1st, 2021

The Hidden Palace: A Novel of the Golem and the Jinni Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062468710
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Harper - June 8th, 2021

Animal: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982122126
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - June 8th, 2021

An extremely limited number of special Animal totes and signed bookplates are available for preordered copies of this June release! 
[final design may differ]

ANIMAL cover art of woman's face with vertical pupils in purple & red with wolf and tote bag in black, purple, & red on white cloth


One Two Three: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250236777
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 8th, 2021

Resistance Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802158727
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - June 15th, 2021

A Maryelizabeth Pick!


In the Heights: Finding Home Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780593229590
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Random House - June 15th, 2021

The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781492696728
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Sourcebooks - June 22nd, 2021

Weird Kid Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062970602
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: HarperCollins - July 20th, 2021

A Maryelizabeth Pick!

 


Clark and Division Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292498
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Soho Crime - August 3rd, 2021

This Party's Dead: Grief, Joy and Spilled Rum at the World's Death Festivals Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781783529544
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Unbound - August 10th, 2021

A Maryelizabeth Pick for so many who have incurred loss in the past year or so...


Bright Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443284
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long

"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."
 
In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by inaugural Youth Poet Laureate and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together. As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes—big or small—in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves.
 
With lyrical text and rhythmic illustrations that build to a dazzling crescendo by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long, Change Sings is a triumphant call to action for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference.

 


The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Viking Books - September 21st, 2021

The debut poetry collection by inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman.
Including The Hill We Climb, the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this debut collection of the same name reveals an energizing and unforgettable new voice in America poetry.