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Congratulations to our 2024 ALA Award Winners!

Cross My Heart and Never Lie by Nora Dåsnes and translated by Matt Bagguley

A 2023 New York Public Library Best Book

In this delighful hand-lettered coming-of-age graphic diary, 12-year-old Tuva is starting seventh grade, and suddenly she has a lot of questions. Then new girl Miriam shows up at school, and Tuva feels as if she’s met her soulmate. How can growing up be so compllicated and feel so wonderful?

★ Booklist

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Shipwrecked!: Diving for Hidden Time Capsules on the Ocean Floor by Martin W. Sandler

ALSC Notable Children’s BookA 2023 School Library Journal Best Book • A 2023 New York Public Library Best Book

From National Book Award–winning author Martin W. Sandler, here is a fascinating look at what shipwrecks reveal about our world’s past—and how exploring them led to the development of a whole new field of science: marine archaeology.

★ School Library Journal
★ The Horn Book

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Papá’s Magical Water-Jug Clock by Jesús Trejo and illustrated by Eliza Kinkz

ALSC Notable Children’s BookNCTE Charlotte Huck Recommended Title • A 2023 New York Public Library Best Book • A 2023 Chicago Public Library Best Book  • Kirkus Best Picture Book of 2023

In Mexican American comedian Jesús Trejo’s debut picture book, illustrated by Tejana artist Eliza Kinkz, a mischievous little boy makes a big, funny mistake and learns the value of resources like time and water—both of which have a magic all their own.

★ Kirkus Reviews 
★ Publishers Weekly 
★ School Library Journal

Also available en español!

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