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Quang & Lien – Land of the Cranes

Quang & Lien‘s beautifully poignant cover illustration for ‘Lane of the Cranes’, a heart-wrenchingly touching story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees.

This powerful new middle grade title is available this month from Scholastic Press.

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Ekaterina Trukhan – Kindness

‘ABCs of Kindness’ and ‘Kindness Counts 123’ from Highlights are packed full of thoughtful illustrations by Ekaterina Trukhan.

Sweet artwork of children showing kindness and generosity will help kids learn the important concepts of empathy and compassion while counting down the many ways to be kind.

Both titles are available from Highlights now.

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Christiane Engel – Ready, Set, Go!: Sports of All Sorts

Come along on a lively, lyrical exploration of the world’s most beloved sports, illustrated by Christiane Engel.

‘Ready, Set, Go!: Sports of All Sorts’ features a diverse group of children who introduce the basics of eight sports popular around the world: baseball, track, football/soccer, gymnastics, hockey, karate, basketball, and swimming. Available from Barefoot Books this March.

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Daniela Sosa – Agent Zaiba Investigates

‘Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Missing Diamonds’ is the first in a fun , fresh and exciting new detective series illustrated by Daniela Sosa. Available this February from Stripes Publishing.

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Anjan Sarkar – Sadiq series

We’re proud to introduce this brand new series from writer Siman Nuurali about fun-loving third grader, Sadiq, and his lively Somali American family.

Ideal for emerging readers, the first four titles in this series illustrated by our brilliant Anjan Sarkar will be available this August from Capstone.

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