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After her mother dies suddenly, fifteen-year-old Mari is desperate to avoid going back into the foster system again. So in a risky move, Mari takes her on-the-spectrum younger stepbrother, Conor, and drives from LA to New England to find their estranged grandmother, hoping she might take them in. With a monumental stop in Missouri to witness the solar eclipse, an event with which Conor is obsessed, Mari learns about the inner workings of her brother’s mind and about her connections to him and to the world.
This heartwarming, engaging middle grade novel is a beautiful exploration of identity and family.
Hey kidlit pals! I hope you’re enjoying your last week of July and blowing past all of those summer reading goals! This week’s book deals include a nice bunch of backlist and award-winning books, so let’s dive in! As always, remember to snatch it up if you see something good because these deals never last long!
The classic fantasy So You Want to Be a Wizard by Diane Duane is just $3!
Little Bear’s Big House by Benjamin Chaud is a gorgeously illustrated and detailed picture book for just $2!
Snag the first book in the Enola Holmes series by Nancy Springer, The Case of the Missing Marquess, for just $3.
Fins: A Sharks Incorporated Novel by Randy Wayne White can be yours for $3.
Mike Jung’s Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities is a fun superhero themed middle grade for just $4!
Have you been meaning to start the Ivy and Bean series? Grab the first one for just $4 and many of the sequels are the same price or lower!
Shannon Hale’s beloved Princess Academy is under $5!
Arcade and the Triple T Token by Rashad Jennings is a fun adventure for just under $5!
Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina is still just $1!
They Threw Us Away by Daniel Krause is a great new start to a middle grade series for just $3, perfect for fans of Holly Black.