V.I.B. Picks for Kids (very impressive book)

 

Every now and then we encounter a new children's book or series that we’re so excited about we want to broadcast it from the rooftop. We've created the Tattered Cover Kids' V.I.B. (Very Impressive Book) to highlight real stand-outs among the many delightful and meaningful new editions for young readers.

 

 

Our latest selection for this honor is:

The Airport Book
by Lisa Brown

 

Purchase this book and previous Kids' V.I.B. selections below:

The Airport Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626720916
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 10th, 2016

Mr. Putter & Tabby Smell the Roses Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Arthur Howard (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780152060817
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hmh Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2015

The Wonderful Things You Will Be Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780385376716
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015

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The Night Gardener Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481439787
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 16th, 2016

I Hear a Pickle: And Smell, See, Touch, & Taste It, Too! Cover Image
By Rachel Isadora, Rachel Isadora (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399160493
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 12th, 2016

Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763672355
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 8th, 2015

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Everything, Everything Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553496642
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Press - September 1st, 2015

Everyone seems to have heard of the boy in the bubble -- the boy who was allergic to everything. Well, meet Madeline Whittier -- a 17 year old who is confined to her hermetically sealed house, tended to by her physician mother and companion nurse Carla. Maddie takes online classes and reads brand new, sanitized books (second-hand books are full of other people's germs). She and her mother are best friends, playing phonetic Scrabble and honor Pictionary, watching movies and telling each other everything.
 
That is how life has been for as long as she remembers, and Maddie figures that's how it will be for the foreseeable future. Enter the family who moves in next door: a father who seems to be 'way too fond of the bottle', a meek mother, a young girl and a -- whoa!, absolutely gorgeous guy who looks about Maddie's age. Hmmmm!

This fabulous book catches you from the very beginning, and you'll be sorry when it ends. Just when you think all the books about sick teens have been written, you get surprised -- over and over again. Really surprised! What a treat! I LOVED this one!!! -- Jocelyn, Children's bookselling specialist


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A Prayer for World Peace Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9789888240494
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Minedition - November 2015

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Illuminae Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553499117
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2015

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All American Boys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481463331
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 29th, 2015

Happy in Our Skin Cover Image
By Fran Manushkin, Lauren Tobia (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763670023
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 25th, 2015

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The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553507867
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Published: Delacorte Press - March 10th, 2015

Circus Mirandus Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525428435
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Published: Dial Books - June 2nd, 2015

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Sidewalk Flowers Cover Image
By JonArno Lawson, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554984312
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 17th, 2015

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Enormous Smallness: A Story of e. e. cummings Cover Image
By Matthew Burgess, Kris Di Giacomo (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592701711
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Enchanted Lion Books - April 7th, 2015

Otto the Owl Who Loved Poetry Cover Image
By Vern Kousky, Vern Kousky (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399164408
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 24th, 2015

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Listen, Slowly Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062229182
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - February 17th, 2015

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Bad Bye, Good Bye Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Jonathan Bean (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547928524
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hmh Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

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Dinosaur Farm Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454911326
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling - September 2nd, 2014

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Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399252518
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2014

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El Deafo Cover Image
By Cece Bell, David Lasky (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781419712173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

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The Glass Sentence Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670785025
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Published: Viking Children's Books - June 12th, 2014

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Tuesday Tucks Me in: The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog Cover Image
By Luis Carlos Montalvan, Dan Dion (Photographer), Bret Witter (With)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596438910
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 27th, 2014

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Revolution Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780545106078
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 27th, 2014

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Fly Away Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781442460089
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - April 8th, 2014

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442426702
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 15th, 2014

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The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442435711
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 4th, 2014

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The Secret of Ferrell Savage Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781442460171
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 4th, 2014

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This Star Won't Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525426363
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2014

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Counting by 7s Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780803738553
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Published: Dial Books - August 29th, 2013

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The Tortoise & the Hare Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780316183567
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2013

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Cowboy Boyd and Mighty Calliope Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375870569
Availability: Special Order
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2013

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The Last Dragonslayer Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544104716
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - July 2nd, 2013

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The Song of the Quarkbeast: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 2 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547738482
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Published: Hmh Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2013

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Far Far Away Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375849725
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2013

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Zits: Chillax Cover Image
By Jerry Scott, Jim Borgman, Jim Borgman (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062228512
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Published: Harper Teen - May 21st, 2013

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The 5th Wave Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399162411
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Published: Putnam Publishing Group - May 7th, 2013