Children & Young Adults
Books in this online selection represent only a sliver of what we offer in the store. If you've got a particular book in mind and want to check on its availability, call us at 415-362-8193.

   
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The Shared Room
Kao Kalia Yang
A family gradually moves forward after the loss of a child--a story for readers of all ages.
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Lift as Your Climb
The Story of Ella Baker
Patricia Hruby Powell
Learn about the civil rights activist Ella Baker in this inspiring picture book from Sibert Honor winner Patricia Hruby Powell and Caldecott Honor winner R. Gregory Christie.
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Big Ideas for Curious Minds
An Introduction to Philosophy
The School of Life
An ideal introduction to philosophy, as well as a charming way to open up conversations between adults and children about the biggest questions we all face.
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Internment
Samira Ahmed
Recommended by Caitlyn

"Terrifyingly viable near-future story in which the government of the USA attempts to force Muslim American citizens into internment camps. Seventeen-year-old Layla Amin leads the fight for freedom from within, despite the potential cost to her and her loved ones."

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I Just Ate My Friend
Heidi McKinnon
Recommended by Caitlyn

"We've all been there-- maybe said something we regretted, did something we wished we didn't do, leaving us feeling like we'd never be loved again. Well, this monster just accidentally ate his only friend! Imagine how he feels."

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Grumpy Monkey
Suzanne Lang
Recommended by Caitlyn

A hilarious picture book about dealing with unexplained feelings…and the danger in suppressing them!

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Tree
A Peek-Through Picture Book
Britta Teckentrup
New York Public Library's 100 Best Books for Kids 2016! Through a hole in the book’s cover, an owl invites you inside to meet a majestic tree and all its forest inhabitants during the changing seasons. With clever peekaboo holes throughout, each page reveals a new set of animals playing and living in the tree—baby bears frolicking in the spring.
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Rad American Women A-Z
Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!
Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl
New York Times Bestseller! A book for children—and their parents, teachers, and cool grown-up friends—documenting America's famous and unsung heroines.
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Seraphina
Recommended by Caitlyn

Lyrical, imaginative, and wholly original, this New York Times bestseller with 8 starred reviews is not to be missed. Rachel Hartman's award-winning debut will have you looking at dragons as you've never imagined them before…

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The Missing Golden Ticket and Other Splendiferous Secrets
Roald Dahl
"Spotty Powder"—the missing chapter from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory—available for the first time! In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket loves chocolate. And Mr. Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, is opening...
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Boy and Going Solo
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's personal stories together in one edition! Where did Roald Dahl get all of his wonderful ideas for stories? From his own life, of course! Boy includes tales of sweetshops and chocolate, mean old ladies, and the Great Mouse Plot. And then...
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Pretty Monsters
Stories
Kelly Link
The crossover literary sensation...now in paperback! Through the lens of Kelly Link's vivid imagination, nothing is what it seems, and everything deserves a second look. From the multiple award- winning "The Faery Handbag," in which a teenager's...
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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Roald Dahl
Who needs a ladder when you’ve got a giraffe with an extending neck? The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company certainly doesn’t. They don’t need a pail, either, because they have a pelican with a bucket-sized beak. With a monkey to do the washing and...
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The Name of this Book Is Secret
The Secret Series
Pseudonymous Bosch
This is the story about a secret. but it also contains a secret story. When adventurous detectives, Cass, an ever-vigilant survivalist, and Max-Ernest, a boy driven by logic, discover the Symphony of Smells, a box filled with smelly vials of colorful...

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