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Abuelita and Me by Leonarda Carranza, illustrated by Rafael Mayani (Annick Press)

Abuelita and Me by Leonarda Carranza, illustrated by Rafael Mayani (Annick Press)

"With bright, expressive illustrations, this is an accessible, tender exploration of the ways in which many marginalized people experience the world [...] A soothing balm for children." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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Deer Man by Geoffroy Delorme, translated by Shaun Whiteside (Greystone Books)

Deer Man by Geoffroy Delorme, translated by Shaun Whiteside (Greystone Books)

"[Delorme] becomes another creature in their world and uses only a few items of his own…to survive and document his experiences…Nature lovers will delight in these candid reflections." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Brother Alive by Zain Khalid (Grove Press)

Brother Alive by Zain Khalid (Grove Press)

“Brother Alive” is a nervy, episodic read, yet its pivots are sobering in their scale. ...Khalid’s sentences abound with florid, poetic metaphors while maintaining the clipped, declarative tempo of Scripture....“Brother Alive” is Rushdie with none of the ceremony, a searing collage of the profound and the mundane." - The New York Times Book Review

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Milkweed author Ada Limón named the 24th poet laureate for the US

Milkweed author Ada Limón named the 24th poet laureate for the US

"Limón's latest collection, The Hurting Kind, was published in May. In a review of the book, NPR's Jeevika Verma notes: 'As in her previous notable collections — The Carrying won the National Book Critics Circle Award and before that, Bright Dead Things was a National Book Award finalist — Limón is acutely aware of the natural world in The Hurting Kind. And she has a knack for acknowledging its little mysteries in order to fully capture its history and abundance.'"

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Agroecology and Regenerative Agriculture by Vandana Shiva (Synergetic Press)

Agroecology and Regenerative Agriculture by Vandana Shiva (Synergetic Press)

Author featured on the Mongabay podcast - "Her brand new book [...] synthesizes decades of agroecology research and implementation. Dr. Shiva shares how agroecology is an effective solution not just to climate change but also to a host of other ecological crises we’re facing, such as water scarcity, land degradation, and biodiversity loss."

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The Happiest Lion Club by Oleksandr Shatokhin, translated by Zenia Tompkins (Red Comet Press)

The Happiest Lion Club by Oleksandr Shatokhin, translated by Zenia Tompkins (Red Comet Press)

"The charming illustrations are in perfect sympathy with the words [...] The comic results of rainfall on a lion’s mane and other funny touches will have children chortling at story hours, and they’ll delight in pointing out residents of this special setting. A splendid debut in a tale as deceptively simple as Aesop, but far more lilting." –School Library Journal

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Obsessive, Intrusive, Magical Thinking by Marianne Eloise (Icon Books)

Obsessive, Intrusive, Magical Thinking by Marianne Eloise (Icon Books)

Included on Thrillist's list '27 Books We Can't Wait to Read This Summer'

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A Down Home Meal for These Difficult Times by Meron Hadero (Restless Books)

A Down Home Meal for These Difficult Times by Meron Hadero (Restless Books)

"Debut books don’t get much stronger than this. Meron Hadero’s remarkable stories explore a diverse cast of people doing their best to find acceptance or at least stability... This isn’t just an excellent first book, it’s an excellent book, period." - NPR Books We Love

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