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Express Yourself (Fall 2019)

We all feel so much more confident when we choose to be our true selves. This season we’ll showcase books that encourage us to embrace our identity and be authentic. So strike a pose and let the world know you’re excited to be yourself!

 
Katy Keene

Katy Keene

By: Archie Superstars
Illustrated by:
Archie Superstars
ISBN: 9781682557853
 
The Archies Vol. 1

The Archies Vol. 1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Segura
Illustrated by:
Joe Eisma
ISBN: 9781682558935
 
Josie and the Pussycats Vol. 2

Josie and the Pussycats Vol. 2

By: Marguerite Bennett, Cameron DeOrdio
Illustrated by:
Audrey Mok
ISBN: 9781682559895
 
Life with Kevin Vol. 1

Life with Kevin Vol. 1

By: Dan Parent
Illustrated by:
Dan Parent
ISBN: 9781682559406
 
Ruby Finds a Worry

Ruby Finds a Worry

By: Tom Percival
ISBN: 9781547602377
 
Perfectly Norman

Perfectly Norman

By: Tom Percival
ISBN: 9781681197852
 
Lola Dutch

Lola Dutch

By: Kenneth Wright
Illustrated by:
Sarah Jane Wright
ISBN: 9781547601172
 
Wild and Crooked

Wild and Crooked

By: Leah Thomas
ISBN: 9781547600021
 
Watch Us Rise

Watch Us Rise

By: Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan
ISBN: 9781547600083
 
Inventing Victoria

Inventing Victoria

By: Tonya Bolden
ISBN: 9781681198071
 
Lumberjanes Vol 1

Lumberjanes Vol 1

By: Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis
Illustrated by:
Brooke A. Allen
ISBN: 9781608866878
 
Fence Vol 1

Fence Vol 1

By: C.S. Pacat
Illustrated by:
Johanna the Mad
 
The Avant-Guards Vol 1

The Avant-Guards Vol 1

By: Carly Usdin
Illustrated by:
Noah Hayes
ISBN: 9781684153671
 
The Backstagers Vol 1

The Backstagers Vol 1

By: James Tynion IV
Illustrated by:
Sygh Rian
ISBN: 9781608869930
 
Hotel Dare

Hotel Dare

By: Terry Blas
Illustrated by:
Claudia Aguirre
ISBN: 9781684152056
 
Matchy Matchy

Matchy Matchy

By: Erin McGill
ISBN: 9781944903725
 
Julián Is a Mermaid

Julián Is a Mermaid

By: Jessica Love
Illustrated by:
Jessica Love
ISBN: 9780763690458
 
Want To Play Trucks?

Want To Play Trucks?

By: Ann Stott
Illustrated by:
Bob Graham
ISBN: 9780763681739
 
Lizard Radio

Lizard Radio

By: Pat Schmatz
ISBN: 9780763676353
 
Where the Heart is

Where the Heart is

By: Jo Knowles
ISBN: 9781536200034
 
Frank and Bean

Frank and Bean

By: Jamie Michalak
Illustrated by:
Bob Kolar
ISBN: 9780763695590
 
Lovely

Lovely

By: Jess Hong
Illustrated by:
Jess Hong
ISBN: 9781939547378
 
Children Just Like Me

Children Just Like Me

By: DK
ISBN:  9781465453921
 
 Feminism Is

 Feminism Is

By: Foreword by Roxane Gay
ISBN: 9781465479556
 
Celebrations Around the World

Celebrations Around the World

By:  Katy Halford
Illustrated by:
Katy Halford
ISBN: 9781465483904
 
Earthwaves

Earthwaves

By: Michael Smith
Illustrated by:
Gayle Garner Roski
ISBN: 9781949567106
 
Three Years and Eight Months

Three Years and Eight Months

By: Icy Smith
Illustrated by:
Jennifer Kindert
ISBN: 9780985623784
 
Mei Ling in China City

Mei Ling in China City

By: Icy Smith
Illustrated by:
Gayle Garner Roski
ISBN: 9780970165480
 
A Different Story

A Different Story

By: Adolfo Serra 
Illustrated by:
Adolfo Serra 
ISBN: 9780802855275
 
I’ll Root for You

I’ll Root for You

By: Edward van de Vendel
Illustrated by:
Wolf Erlbruch
ISBN: 9780802855015
 
Phone Call with a Fish

Phone Call with a Fish

By: Silvia Vecchini 
Illustrated by:
Sualzo 
ISBN: 9780802855107
 
My Name Is Sangoel

My Name Is Sangoel

By: Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed
Illustrated by:
Catherine Stock
ISBN: 9780802853073
 
When No One Is Watching

When No One Is Watching

By: Eileen Spinelli
Illustrated by:
David A. Johnson
ISBN: 9780802853035
 
The Call of the Swamp

The Call of the Swamp

By: Davide Cali 
Illustrated by:
Marco Soma 
ISBN: 9780802854865
 
The Peculiar Possum

The Peculiar Possum

By: Tracey Hecht
Illustrated by:
Josie Yee
ISBN: 9781944020200
 
THE GOOD EGG

THE GOOD EGG

By: Jory John
Illustrated by:
Pete Oswald
ISBN: 9780062866004
 
NOT QUITE SNOW WHITE

NOT QUITE SNOW WHITE

By: Ashley Franklin
Illustrated by:
Ebony Glenn
ISBN: 9780062798602
 
THE BEST AT IT

THE BEST AT IT

By: Maulik Pancholy
ISBN: 9780062866417
 
WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

By: Yamile Mendez
Illustrated by:
Jaime Kim
ISBN: 9780062839930
 
THE 12TH CANDLE

THE 12TH CANDLE

By: Kim Tomsic
ISBN: 9780062654977
 
I Like Myself

I Like Myself

By: Karen Beaumont
Illustrated by:
David Catrow
ISBN: 9780544641013
 
Carrot and Pea

Carrot and Pea

By: Morag Hood
ISBN: 9780544868427
 
Emmy in the Key of Code

Emmy in the Key of Code

By: Aimee Lucido
ISBN: 9780358040828
 
Click

Click

By: Kayla Miller
ISBN: 9781328911124
 
Fly Girls

Fly Girls

By: Keith O'Brien
ISBN: 9781328618429
 
The Hundred Dresses

The Hundred Dresses

By: Eleonor Estes
Illustrated by:
Louis Slobodkin
ISBN: 9780152051709
 
Be Brave! An Activity Book for Young People Who Sometimes Feel Scared or Afraid

Be Brave! An Activity Book for Young People Who Sometimes Feel Scared or Afraid

By: Dr. Sharie Coombes
Illustrated by:
Katie Abey
ISBN: 9781610678642
 
Cautious Chameleon

Cautious Chameleon

By: Michael Buxton
Illustrated by:
Michael Buxton
ISBN: 9781610678926
 
Steady Sloth

Steady Sloth

By: Michael Buxton
Illustrated by:
Michael Buxton
ISBN: 9781610678926
 
Stargazing

Stargazing

By: Jen Wang
ISBN: 9781250183880
 
Why Am I Blue? A Story About Being Yourself

Why Am I Blue? A Story About Being Yourself

By: Kalli Dakos
Illustrated by:
Viviana Garofoli
ISBN: 9781433827341
 
Dream It! A Playbook to Spark Your Awesomeness

Dream It! A Playbook to Spark Your Awesomeness

By: Scott Stoll and Sara E. Williams
ISBN: 9781433827952
 
Neon Words: 10 Brilliant Ways to Light Up Your Writing

Neon Words

By: Marge Pellegrino and Kay Sather
ISBN: 9781433830495
 
Jacob’s Room to Choose

Jacob’s Room to Choose

By: Sarah and Ian Hoffman
Illustrated by:
Chris Case
ISBN: 9781433830730
 
Fantastic You

Fantastic You

By: Danielle Dufayet
Illustrated by:
Jennifer Zivoin
ISBN: 9781433830280
 
Lucy’s Light

Lucy’s Light

By: Jo Rooks
Illustrated by:
Jo Rooks
ISBN: 9781433830884
 
The Day You Begin

The Day You Begin

By: Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrated by:
Rafael Lopez
ISBN: 9780399246531
 
One of a Kind

One of a Kind

By: Chris Gorman
Illustrated by:
Chris Gorman
ISBN: 9781524740627
 
The Peculiar Pig

The Peculiar Pig

By: Joy Steuerwald
Illustrated by:
Joy Steuerwald
ISBN: 9780399548871
 
Going Down Home with Daddy

Going Down Home with Daddy

By: Kelly Starling Lyons
Illustrated by:
Daniel Minter
ISBN: 9781561459384
 
Away with Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird

Away with Words

By: Lori Mortensen
Illustrated by:
Kristy Caldwell
ISBN: 9781682630051
 
Carter Reads the Newspaper

Carter Reads the Newspaper

By: Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrated by:
Don Tate
ISBN: 9781561459346
 
Garden of My Imaan

Garden of My Imaan

By: Farhana Zia
ISBN: 9781561459216
 
King of the Tightrope: When the Great Blondin Ruled Niagara

King of the Tightrope

By: Donna Janell Bowman
Illustrated by:
Adam Gustavson
ISBN: 9781561459377
 
The Secret Science of Magic

The Secret Science of Magic

By: Melissa Keil
ISBN: 9781682630143
 
My Town’s (Extra) Ordinary People

My Town’s (Extra) Ordinary People

By: Mike Casal
ISBN: 9783791373836
 
An ABC of Equality

An ABC of Equality

By: Chana Ginelle Ewing
Illustrated by:
Paulina Morgan
ISBN: 9781786037428
 
Queer Heroes

Queer Heroes

By: Arabelle Sicardi
Illustrated by:
Sarah Tanat-Jones
ISBN: 9781786034762
 
This Book Is Anti-Racist

This Book Is Anti-Racist

By: Tiffany Jewell
Illustrated by:
Aurélia Durand
ISBN: 9780711245211
 
Yay! You’re Gay! Now What?

Yay! You’re Gay! Now What?

By: Riyadh Khalaf
Illustrated by:
Melissa McFeeters
ISBN: 9781786033659
 
Humperdink Our Elephant Friend

Humperdink Our Elephant Friend

By: Sean Taylor
Illustrated by:
Claire Alexander
ISBN: 9781786035431
 
Ella May Does It Her Way

Ella May Does It Her Way

By: Mick Jackson
Illustrated by:
Andrea Stegmaier
ISBN: 9781786039057
 
The GayBCs

The GayBCs

By: M. L. Webb
Illustrated by:
M. L. Webb
ISBN: 9781683691624
 
Ghost in the Water

Ghost in the Water

By: The Editors at Science Naturally
ISBN: 9780970010629
 
Magnicifent Homespun Brown

Magnicifent Homespun Brown

By: Samara Cole Doyon
Illustrated by:
Kaylani Juanita
ISBN: 9780884487975
 
The Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench

By: Patty Brozo
Illustrated by:
Mike Deas
ISBN: 9780884486978
 
Lailah’s Lunchbox

Lailah’s Lunchbox

By: Reem Faruqi
Illustrated by:
Lea Lyon
ISBN: 9780884484318
 
Miss Pinkeltink’s Purse

Miss Pinkeltink’s Purse

By: Patty Brozo
Illustrated by:
Ana Ochoa
ISBN: 9780884486268
 
The Soda Bottle School

The Soda Bottle School

By: Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by:
Alileen Darragh
ISBN: 9780884483724
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