This Week BIPOC Releases 4/18

Snow & Poison By Melissa de la Cruz Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593326688
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 18th, 2023

Love is stronger than poison in this lush retelling of "Snow White" by #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz.


The Haunting of Alejandra: A Novel By V. Castro Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593499696
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Published: Del Rey - April 18th, 2023

A woman is haunted by the Mexican folk demon La Llorona in this “utterly terrifying and wholly immersive . . . story about generational trauma, colonization, systemic oppression, and the horror at the heart of motherhood” (Library Journal, starred review).


A Girl Can Build Anything By e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, Pat Zietlow Miller, Keisha Morris (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593463741
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 18th, 2023

A brilliant, inclusive ode to self-expression, girl power, and the many things readers can create.


Girl Taking Over: A Lois Lane Story By Sarah Kuhn, Arielle Jovellanos (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Kuhn, Arielle Jovellanos (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781779507778
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Published: DC Comics - April 18th, 2023

Can Lois Lane open herself up to friendship, romance, and being vulnerable in order to get the future that's right for her?  She might have to change her entire life plan to find out.


Jasmine and Jake Rock the Boat By Sonya Lalli Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593440650
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Published: Berkley - April 18th, 2023

An impulsive decision to join an Alaskan cruise getaway brings the chance for an onboard romance in this new enemies-to-lovers romance from the author of A Holly Jolly Diwali.


Wings in the Wild By Margarita Engle Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665926362
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 18th, 2023

This gorgeously romantic contemporary novel-in-verse from award-winning author Margarita Engle tells the “inspiring and hopeful” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) love story of two teens fighting for climate action and human rights.

Winged beings are meant to be free.


I Kick and I Fly By Ruchira Gupta Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338825091
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 18th, 2023

A 2024 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection

A 2024 ALA Rise: A Feminist Book Project Titles Selection

"In I Kick and I Fly, Ruchira Gupta has given young readers an irresistible story, and also one that could save lives.


A Garden in My Hands By Meera Sriram, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meera Sriram, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593427101
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 18th, 2023

This touching picture book celebrates the custom of applying henna for special occasions through a mother and daughter who share family memories and stories.

The sweet smell of henna, and stories we carry, fill us with pride of a faraway home.


Amazing: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Inspire Us All By Maia Shibutani, Alex Shibutani, Dane Liu, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593525432
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 18th, 2023

From Olympic ice dancing medalists Alex and Maia Shibutani, this beautifully illustrated picture book highlights the achievements of many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have made invaluable contributions to the world.


Trejo's Cantina: Cocktails, Snacks & Amazing Non-Alcoholic Drinks from the Heart of Hollywood By Danny Trejo, Hugh Garvey (With) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593235485
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Published: Clarkson Potter - April 18th, 2023

A cantina-style celebration of Mexican food and drink, entertaining, and Hollywood culture in 100 recipes for nachos, tacos, and Danger Dogs plus cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks from the legendary actor, restaurateur, and author of the acclaimed Trejo’s Tacos


$25.95
ISBN: 9780807006511
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Published: Beacon Press - April 18th, 2023

An adoption expert and transracial adoptee herself examines the unique perspectives and challenges these adoptees have as they navigate multiple cultures

“Your parents are so amazing for adopting you! You should be grateful that you were adopted.”


Woman of Light: A Novel By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525511335
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Published: One World - April 18th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “dazzling, cinematic, intimate, lyrical” (Roxane Gay) epic of betrayal, love, and fate that spans five generations of an Indigenous Chicano family in the American West, from the author of the National Book Award finalist Sabrina & Corina
 


Take a Chance By Sujean Rim, Sujean Rim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sujean Rim, Sujean Rim (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534492554
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 18th, 2023

Bob, the anxious little red bird, learns you can’t know if you like something until you try it in this funny and gently reassuring picture book companion to Take a Breath.

No longer afraid of flying, Bob loves visiting friends…until Crow invites him to sit and perch for a while. Perch? Bob isn’t sure if he’d like perching.


Los Monstruos: Felice and the Wailing Woman By Diana López Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593326497
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Published: Kokila - April 18th, 2023

The twelve-year-old daughter of La Llorona vows to free her mother and reverse the curses that have plagued the magical town of Tres Leches in this delightfully sweet and spellbinding adventure by beloved author Diana López.


The Blood Gift (The Blood Gift Duology #2) By N. E. Davenport Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780063058538
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 18th, 2023

Legendborn meets Red Rising in this stunning conclusion to N. E. Davenport’s fast-paced, sexy, action-packed sci-fantasy duology.


Thirst By Varsha Bajaj Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593354414
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 18th, 2023

This New York Times Bestseller features a heroic girl who fights for her belief that water should be for everyone.


Tumble By Celia C. Pérez Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593325186
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Published: Kokila - April 18th, 2023

From the award-winning author of The First Rule of Punk, a dazzling novel about a young girl who learns the missing pieces of her origin story from the family of legendary luchadores she’s just met.


Cornrows By Camille Yarbrough, Carole Byard (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Camille Yarbrough, Carole Byard (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593625071
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 18th, 2023

A Coretta Scott King Award Winner for Illustration
A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies