New Arrivals at Lane

Texas Grit: The Adventures of Wilder Good #2

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By S. J. Dahlstrom. From Paul Dry Books.
(3 reviews)  
 
"If you like Hank, you'll like Wilder Good, too."
—John R. Erickson, author of Hank the Cowdog

12-year-old Wilder Good lives with his parents and little sister, Molly, in a small town in southern Colorado. Wilder is on the threshold between being a kid and beginning to grow up, and he's trying his best to figure out just what it means to join that grownup world. There's a lot to learn, and he's grateful to the adults in his life who guide him.

The Elk Hunt: The Adventure Begins (The Adventures of Wilder Good)

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By S. J. Dahlstrom. From Paul Dry Books.
(12 reviews)  
 
"If you like Hank, you'll like Wilder Good, too."
—John R. Erickson, author of Hank the Cowdog

Meet 12-year-old Wilder Good, who lives with his parents and little sister, Molly, in a small town in southern Colorado. When he's lucky, he gets to go hunting with Gale Loving, a 72-year-old elder at the church the Goods attend, and a good friend and mentor to Wilder. They make sort of an odd pair, an old man and a boy, but they fit together pretty well in the outdoors.

The Good, the Bad, and the Bossy (Best Babysitters Ever)

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By Caroline Cala. From HMH Books for Young Readers.
(3 reviews)  
 
Being a boss isn’t all it’s cracked up to be in the second book of the Best Babysitters Ever series. Perfect for fans of Rachel Vail and Sarah Mlynowski.

Just when Malia, Dot, and Bree (aka the Best Babysitters Ever) corner the Playa Del Mar babysitting market, their lives get even busier. Malia’s evil older sister ropes her into a thankless internship. Dot must win the science fair. And Bree’s brand new cat turns out to be a holy terror. Meow!

The Haunting of Henry Davis

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By Kathryn Siebel. From Knopf Books for Young Readers.
(13 reviews)  
 
Two kids are about to find out that their lives are anything but ordinary when a ghost arrives and stirs up adventure. Perfect for fans of A Tale Dark and Grimm!

Ghosts only haunt when they've left something behind...

When Henry Davis moves into the neighborhood, Barbara Anne and her classmates at Washington Carver Elementary don't know what to make of him. He's pale, small, odd.

The Last Spell: The Thickety #4

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By J. A. White. From Katherine Tegen Books.
(75 reviews)  
 
The spellbinding conclusion in the critically acclaimed Thickety series, perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman. In The Thickety #4: The Last Spell, Kara and her brother Taff must find the hidden pieces of Princess Evangeline’s grimoire to defeat Rygoth and her army of witches in one last good versus evil battle.

Kara and Taff have discovered that the Spider Queen is searching for Princess Evangeline’s grimoire—the Vulkera. Legends say that any witch who wields its dangerous magic would be indestructible.

Tickle, Tickle, Peter! (Potter)

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By Beatrix Potter. From Warne.
(7 reviews)  
 
Super-soft touch-and-feel!

The very softest furry fabrics have been used in this gorgeous touch-and-feel book - babies will want to stroke and tickle the adorable baby animals over and over again! Each spread introduces a different classic character from Peter Rabbit's world using simple, rhyming text. This book is perfect for babies exploring their world!

To Night Owl From Dogfish

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By Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer. From Dial Books.
(727 reviews)  
 
From two extraordinary authors comes a moving, exuberant, laugh-out-loud novel about friendship and family, told entirely in emails and letters.

Avery Bloom, who's bookish, intense, and afraid of many things, particularly deep water, lives in New York City. Bett Devlin, who's fearless, outgoing, and loves all animals as well as the ocean, lives in California. What they have in common is that they are both twelve years old, and are both being raised by single, gay dads.

When their dads fall in love, Bett and Avery are sent, against their will, to the same sleepaway camp.

Touch, Slide, and Lift Busy Farm (Scholastic Early Learners)

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By Scholastic. From Cartwheel Books.
(1 review)  
 
Lift the Flap Busy Farm invites young children to explore life on the farm in a fun and interactive way.

With over 50 sturdy flaps to lift, and clear, simple text and bright photography, Lift the Flap Busy Farm introduces children to the animals, vehicles, and people who live and work on a farm. A busy scene on each spread encourages children to find pictures and learn first words - perfect for curious little ones!

Voyagers 5: Escape the Vortex

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By Jeanne DuPrau. From Random House Books for Young Readers.
(14 reviews)  
 
The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, all action-adventure. And you don’t have long to wait—six books are coming all in one year!

Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save our planet are six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy. And it’s up to the Voyagers—a team of four remarkable kids and an alien—to gather them all and return to Earth.

Voyagers 6: The Seventh Element

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By Wendy Mass. From Random House Books for Young Readers.
(20 reviews)  
 
The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, all action-adventure. And you don't have long to wait—six books are coming all in one year!

Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save our planet are six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy. And it’s up to the Voyagers—a team of four remarkable kids and an alien—to gather them all and return to Earth.

Welcome To Merriweather Farm (John Deere Lift-The-Flap Books)

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By Susan Knopf. From Running Press Kids.
(1 review)  
 
Kids know and love John Deere construction and farm machines, and the John Deere name means power and quality in everything from tractors and dozers to gators and more. And the Deere characters Johnny Tractor, Danny Dozer, Barney Backhoe, Corey Combine, and Allie Gator are also familiar to children from the successful line of John Deere toddler toys. Now kids can meet these friendly machines, look under the hood to see how they work, and learn about all the different things they can do, in our competitively priced giant lift-the-flap books featuring deluxe paper-over-board covers and a bonus spread.

Wind-up Pirate Ship

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By Louie Stowell. From Usborne Pub Ltd.
(2 reviews)  
 
Captain Blackjack assembles a crew of parrot-loving pirates to set out in search of a fortune marked on young Billy Barnacle's treasure map, in a book with three fold out tracks for the included wind-up pirate ship toy.

Wings of Olympus

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By Kallie George. From HarperCollins.
(31 reviews)  
 
Take flight with Pippa and her winged horse in this heartfelt two-book series about a young girl who must win the hardest race in ancient Greece in order to stay with her closest friend.

This new series from acclaimed author Kallie George is perfect for horse lovers and fans of Greek myths alike!

High on the slopes of mighty Mount Olympus, among the sun-splashed meadows and sparkling waters, glide the winged horses of the ancient gods. Here up high is normally no place for a lost, parentless girl like Pippa.

Peek-A-Book

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By Malachy Doyle. From Parragon Books.
(2 reviews)  
 
With holes to peek through and shapes to peep over, join this cat and dog in their playful, peek-a-boo romp through the pages. For a long, long time, everyone has known that dogs and cats just dont get along. Dogs want to play. Cats want to sleep. Dogs want to chase. Cats want to run and hide! One little cat knows all this very well. So she runs ...

Usborne Big Book of Big Trains (Big Books)

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By Megan Cullis. From Usborne Books.
(3 reviews)  
 
A fantastic book crammed with the world's biggest and best trains. Young train enthusiasts will love learning about record-breaking trains, mountain trains, luxury travel, diesel power, steam giants and high speed electric and lots more featured in this great big book packed with stats and facts. Includes four gatefold spreads which open out to reveal the truly stunning types of the world's trains.

Attack on Titan 28

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By Hajime Isayama. From Kodansha Comics.
(42 reviews)  
 
The blockbuster manga that inspired the epic anime, airing now on Adult Swim's Toonami!

The saga of humanity and the predatory Titans edges closer to its thrilling conclusions. The mysteries of the Titans are being revealed... who will escape death at the hands of giants and human beings?

Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls

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By Dav Pilkey. From Graphix.
(32 reviews)  
 
The Supa Buddies have been working hard to help Dog Man overcome his bad habits. But when his obsessions turn to fears, Dog Man finds himself the target of an all-new supervillain! Meanwhile, Petey the Cat has been released from jail and starts a new life with Li'l Petey. But when Petey's own father arrives, Petey must face his past to understand the difference between being good and doing good.

Dugout: The Zombie Steals Home

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By Scott Morse. From Graphix.
(10 reviews)  
 
Twins Stacy and Gina Cavallaro are on rival little league teams, and when Gina accidentally unleashes a curse that wakes the dead, Stacy's misfit team gets coached by a baseball-playing zombie!

Twins Stacy and Gina Cavallaro are rivals on the baseball field, each pitching for a different little league team. Gina is a sports whiz and the star of her crack team, while Stacy's band of misfits hasn't won a game all season. The battling sisters also happen to be the youngest in a long line of local witches.

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By Molly Mendoza. From Nobrow.
(7 reviews)  
 
In this epic tale of friendship, compassion, and growth, Molly Mendoza's stunning art and gripping storytelling immerses youin alternate world filled with mystical creatures and dazzling landscapes.

When Bloom is thrown from their world, and Gloopy is exiled from their own, the two youngsters find in each other a much-needed kindred spirit. But as they skip through dimensions and encounter weeping giants, alligator islands and topsy-turvy 2D worlds, they find that their greatest challenge will be facing their own fears back home.

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning American History for Young People)

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By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. From Beacon Press.
 
Spanning more than 400 years, this classic bottom-up history told from the perspective of indigenous peoples explodes our national origin myths for young adult and middle grade readers

This new version of An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States brings a painful but necessary reframing of our history to younger readers and teachers looking to better understand the legacy of Indigenous peoples' resistance, resilience, and continued struggle against imperialism.

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