Everybody has a job to do and Scarecrow's job is, well... to scare crows! Everyone knows to stay out of his way until one day, all alone in the field, something strange happens that changes Scarecrow's life forever. The Scarecrow (HarperCollins, $18.99) is a sweet and beautiful story written by Beth Ferry and partnered with the realistic and fantastical illustrations of The Fan Brothers about kindness, friendship and devotion even when times are hard. This new tale is perfect for readers who love the classics while also drawing in new readers for lessons that never get old. Ages 4-6. Emily Griswold


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By Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062475763
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Published: HarperCollins - September 3rd, 2019

With evocative passages by Ralph Fletcher and full page oil painting pictures by Kate Kiesler, Hello, Harvest Moon (HMH, $7.99) invites readers into a magical moonbeam-drenched world.  Following the few people and creatures out on such a night this picture book delights with a story about the beauty of nature--from baby turtles making their way across beaches to geese starting their long trek south. The reminder of the mysterious whispers of the harvest moon makes a great fall read. Ages 4-7. Heidi Ashton Yoon

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By Ralph Fletcher, Kate Kiesler (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781328740496
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Published: Clarion Books - September 5th, 2017

The year 1968 was one of the most fraught, tumultuous years in recent U.S. history. But when sisters Delphine, Vonetta and Fern hop on a plane to Oakland, CA, they’re not concerned with social issues but with re-uniting with their mother. They haven’t seen her since she abandoned them and moved across the country, and will spend One Crazy Summer (Harper Collins, $6.99) getting to know her and uncovering the secrets of their pasts. Rita Williams-Garcia’s award-winning novel is an engaging journey through histories both political and familial. Ages 11-13
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ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Amistad - December 27th, 2011