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Jeannine Atkins

Join us in-person at the Odyssey Bookshop on Friday, March 18h at 7PM for a live reading and discussion with Jeannine Atkins, author of the new middle grade biography in verse Hidden Powers: Lise Meitner's Call to Science. 


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781665902502
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

Crystal Maldonado

Join us in-person at the Odyssey Bookshop on Friday, February 25th at 7PM for a live reading and discussion with Crystal Maldonado, author of the new young adult novel No Filter and Other Lies


About the Book

You should know, right now, that I’m a liar. 
 
They’re usually little lies. Tiny lies. Baby lies. Not so much lies as lie adjacent.

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447183
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Holiday House - February 8th, 2022

Adrea Theodore and Erin K. Robinson

Join us on Friday, January 28th at 7PM for a virtual Zoom event with Adrea Theodore and Erin K. Robinson, the author and illustrator of the new picture book A History of Me! Adrea will do a reading of the book for us and Erin will perform an exciting art demonstration. 


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By Adrea Theodore, Erin Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442577
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - January 18th, 2022

Heather Kamins

Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, March 8th at 7pm with Heather Kamins for the virtual book launch of her new young adult novel, The Moth Girl! 


About the Book

Flying doesn’t always mean freedom.

Anna is a regular teenaged girl. She runs track with her best friend, gets good grades, and sometimes drinks beer at parties.
 

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780593109366
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

Kaija Langley

Join us on Zoom on Wednesday, December 15th at 7PM for a virtual event with Kaija Langley, author of When Langston Dances!


About the Book

A young Black boy dreams of dancing in this exuberant, buoyant picture book celebrating the beauty of dance, and the wonder of Black Boy Joy—perfect for fans of Firebird and Crown!

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By Kaija Langley, Keith Mallett (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534485198
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - September 7th, 2021

Kristen Nordstrom

Join us for a LIVE, IN-PERSON event on Saturday, November 20th at 1pm with Kristen Nordstrom, author of STEM picture book Mimic Makers: Biomimicry Inventors Inspired by Nature. She will be in conversation with Dr. Al Crosby and Dr. Duncan Irschick from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, who are two of the ten real-life inventors featured in the book.  

The event will take place in the community meeting room at SOUTH HADLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY.

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By Kristen Nordstrom, Paul Boston (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580899475
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - July 13th, 2021

Michelle Quach

Join us on Zoom on Friday, November 19th at 7PM for a virtual event with Michelle Quach, author of Not Here to Be Liked. 


About the Book

“A smart romance with heart and guts and all the intoxicating feelings in between.” —Maureen Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of 13 Little Blue Envelopes

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780063038363
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 14th, 2021

Alda Dobbs & Crystal Maldonado

Join us on Zoom on Saturday, November 13th at 7PM for a virtual event with Alda Dobbs, author of Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna. She will be in conversation with Crystal Maldonado, author of Fat Chance, Charlie Vega


About the Book

September/October 2021 Kids Indie Next List

Based on a true story, the tale of one girl's perilous journey to cross the U.S. border and lead her family to safety during the Mexican Revolution

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781728234656
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holiday House - February 2nd, 2021

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