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one shadow on the wall

by: leah henderson

An orphaned boy in contemporary Senegal must decide between doing what is right and what is easy as he struggles to keep a promise he made to his dying father in this captivating debut novel laced with magical realism.

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vampirina at the beach

written by anne marie pace
illustrated by leuyen pham

our favorite little vampirina is back! it’s the just-right book for celebrating the start of summer.

signed copies available!

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the great treehouse war

by: lisa graff

In the newest novel by beloved National Book Award finalist Lisa Graff, kids have turned the tables on their parents, and all the rules have been tossed out the window. But does Winnie have what it takes to hold her ground and keep everyone happy?

signed copies available!

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hattie & hudson

hardback
written and illustrated by: chris van dusen

A little girl and her colossal friend teach a monster-size lesson about judging others in a charming new offering from Chris Van Dusen.

signed copies available!

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if i built a house

hardback
written and illustrated by: chris van dusen

jack is back and ready to build the house of his dreams, complete with a racetrack, flying room, and gigantic slide. Jack’s limitless creativity and infectious enthusiasm will inspire budding young inventors to imagine their own fantastical designs.

signed copies available!

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if i built a car

paperback
written and illustrated by: chris van dusen

Jack has designed the ultimate fantasy car. inspired by zeppelins and trains, Cadillacs and old planes, with brilliant colors and lots of shiny chrome, this far-out vision is ready to cruise!

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circus ship

paperback
written and illustrated by: chris van dusen

when a circus ship runs aground, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. They soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. With stunning artwork and rhyming text, this is a rare hidden-pictures spread for eagle-eyed readers of all ages.

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olivia the spy

by ian falconer

if we were to add one picturebook to our permanent collections this month, this would be it. olivia was the rare character to position herself as a modern classic upon arrival, and in this latest title, his stunning artwork positions ian falconer as an illustrating legend. we think it’s his best work ever. you simply must see it.

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summer of the woods

by steven k. smith

Brothers Sam and Derek move to Virginia with their family and discover a rare 1877 Indian Head coin in the woods behind their new house. Join the brothers as they solve the mystery in the first book of local author, Steven Smith’s, fast-paced Virginia Mystery Series!

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mystery on church hill

by steven k. smith

sam and derek are back! join the brothers at richmond’s famous st’ john’s church as they follow clues from our founding father’s about a secret plot to steal a national treasure.

ghosts of belle isle

by steven k. smith

in book three of the virginia mystery series, the brothers uncover the rich history of richmond’s beloved belle isle, a former prisoner-of-war camp from the civil war.

secret of the staircase

by steven k. smith

When the wedding rings go missing at a wedding at Richmond’s historic Jefferson hotel and Sam is blamed, the boys must hunt down the truth without meeting the hotel’s must unusual guests.

midnight at the mansion

by steven k. smith

in the latest book in the virginia mystery series, the brothers visit Maymont, Richmond’s historic estate. A chance meeting with a mysterious stranger leads to a frantic chase and a desperate message to save Maymont’s bald eagles.

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