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City Spies: Golden Gate by James Ponti Book Trailer
In this second installment in the New York Times bestselling series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti, the young group of spies returns for another international adventure. After thwarting a notorious villain at an eco-summit in Paris, the City Spies are gearing up for their next mission. But things don't go exactly as planned in San Francisco. Read more: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Golden-Gate/James-Ponti/City-Spies/9781534414945 On Sale: March 9, 2021 CONNECT WITH SIMON KIDS Simon & Schuster Website: http://www.simonandschuster.com/kids Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonkids Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SimonKids Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonkids
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk | Book Trailer
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk by Liesl Shurtliff Learn more at: http://www.randomhouse.com/book/237342/jack-the-true-story-of-jack-and-the-beanstalk-by-liesl-shurtliff Fans of Adam Gidwitz and Chris Colfer will give a GIANT cheer for this funny fairytale retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk! All work and no play makes Jack extremely bored. And when Jack gets bored, he makes mischief. It’s not that he’s bad; he just longs for adventure—and there’s nothing adventurous about toiling day and night to grow yucky green stuff. Adventure finally arrives one day in the form of giants, and soon Jack is chasing them to a land beyond the clouds, with his little sister, Annabella, in tow. The kingdom of giants is full of slugs the size of sheep, venomous pixies as tall as grown men, and a chatty cook with the biggest mouth Jack has ever seen. There’s giant fun to be had, too: puddings to swim in, spoons to use as catapults, monster toads to carry off pesky little sisters. . . But Jack and Annabella are on a mission. The king of the giants has taken something that belongs to them, and they’ll do anything—even dive into a smelly tureen of green bean soup—to get it back.
RED: THE TRUE STORY OF LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Liesl Shurtliff
From the author who brought you RUMP and JACK, comes RED: THE TRUE STORY OF LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD! START READING Amazon: http://amzn.to/20ZlXOg Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1QwqC2G BAM!: http://bit.ly/1TgiRE4 Hudson Booksellers: http://bit.ly/1TgiRE4 IndieBound: http://bit.ly/20Zm0cL Powell's: http://bit.ly/1SlQvYU Walmart: http://bit.ly/1QbHriZ ABOUT THE BOOK “Red is the most wonder-filled fairy tale of them all!”—Chris Grabenstein, New York Times Bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. Red is not afraid of the big bad wolf. She’s not afraid of anything . . . except magic. But when Red’s granny falls ill, it seems that only magic can save her, and fearless Red is forced to confront her one weakness. With the help of a blond, porridge-sampling nuisance called Goldie, Red goes on a quest to cure Granny. Her journey takes her through dwarves’ caverns to a haunted well and a beast’s castle. All the while, Red and Goldie are followed by a wolf and a huntsman—two mortal enemies who seek the girls’ help to defeat each other. And one of them just might have the magical solution Red is looking for. . . . Liesl Shurtliff weaves a spellbinding tale, shining the spotlight on a beloved character from her award-winning debut, Rump. And don’t miss Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk, “a delightful story of family, perseverance and courage” (Booklist). ABOUT LIESL SHURTLIFF http://bit.ly/1LkXMR7
CHARLIE THORNE AND THE LAST EQUATION by Stuart Gibbs | Book Trailer
From New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs comes the first novel in a thrilling new series about the world's youngest and smartest genius who's forced to use her unbelievable code-breaking skills to outsmart Einstein. CONNECT WITH SIMON KIDS Simon & Schuster Website: http://www.simonandschuster.com/kids Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonkids Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SimonKids Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonkids
Rump- The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin , Liesl Shurtliff , RandomBooks , Booktrailer
http://www.bookmovies.tv/en/book/rump-true-story-rumpelstiltskin In a magical kingdom where your name is your destiny, 12-year-old Rump is the butt of everyone's joke. Rump has never known his full name—his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-name. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. For Rump discovers he can spin straw into gold. Magical gold. His best friend Red Riding Hood warns him that magic is dangerous—and she's right! That gold is worth its weight in trouble. And with each thread he spins, Rump weaves himself deeper into a curse. There's only one way to break the spell: Rump must go on a quest to find his true name, along the way defending himself against pixies, trolls, poison apples, and one beautiful but vile-mannered queen. The odds are against him, but with courage and friendship—and a cheeky sense of humor—Rump just might triumph in the end. An inventive fairytale retelling, perfect for fans of Gail Carson Levine or Shannon Hale. Rump- The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin , Liesl Shurtliff , RandomBooks , Booktrailer"
A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat BOOK TRAILER
A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice. All light in Chattana is created by one man — the Governor, who appeared after the Great Fire to bring peace and order to the city. For Pong, who was born in Namwon Prison, the magical lights represent freedom, and he dreams of the day he will be able to walk among them. But when Pong escapes from prison, he realizes that the world outside is no fairer than the one behind bars. The wealthy dine and dance under bright orb light, while the poor toil away in darkness. Worst of all, Pong’s prison tattoo marks him as a fugitive who can never be truly free. Nok, the prison warden’s perfect daughter, is bent on tracking Pong down and restoring her family’s good name. But as Nok hunts Pong through the alleys and canals of Chattana, she uncovers secrets that make her question the truths she has always held dear. Set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world, Christina Soontornvat’s twist on Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables is a dazzling, fast-paced adventure that explores the difference between law and justice — and asks whether one child can shine a light in the dark. From Candlewick Press, March 24, 2020 Trailer created by Claribel Ortega, GIFGrrl Cover illustration copyright © 2020 by Ji-Hyuk Kim. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.
More to the Story by Hena Khan | Book Trailer
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes a new story inspired by Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia. Get your copy today: http://j.mp/2lAjsruCONNECT WITH SIMON KIDS: Simon & Schuster Website: http://www.simonandschuster.com/kids Twitter: https://twitter.com/simonkids Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SimonKids/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonkids/
Green Lantern: Legacy | Official Trailer
Thirteen-year-old Tai Pham lives in the apartment above his grandmother’s store, where his bedroom is crammed with sketchpads and comic books. But not even his most imaginative drawings could compare to the colorful adventure he’s about to embark on. When Tai inherits his grandmother’s jade ring, he soon finds out it’s more than it appears. Suddenly he’s being inducted into a group of space cops known as the Green Lanterns, his neighborhood is being overrun by some racist bullies, and every time he puts pen to paper, he’s forced to confront that he might not be creative enough or strong enough to uphold his ba’s legacy. Now Tai must decide what kind of hero he wants to be: will he learn to soar above his insecurities or will the past keep him grounded? https://www.dccomics.com/graphic-novels/green-lantern-legacy Green Lantern: Legacy | Official Trailer #DC #DCComics #DCUniverse
FRAZZLED: Everyday Disasters & Impending Doom | Official Book Trailer
Meet Abbie Wu! She’s about to start middle school and she’s TOTALLY FREAKING OUT—and not just because she’s stuck in a family that doesn’t quite get her or because the lunch ladies at school are totally corrupt or because everyone seems to have a “Thing” except her. Abbie Wu is ALWAYS in crisis. Subscribe to Shelf Stuff! - https://goo.gl/TkzXiD From debut author and professional doodler Booki Vivat, Frazzled dives right into the mind of this hilariously neurotic middle school girl as she tries to figure out who she is and where she belongs. Akin to Smile by Raina Telgemeier, Frazzled is heavily illustrated, embarrassingly honest, and sure to appeal to anyone in the middle of figuring out how to survive the everyday disasters of growing up. Learn more about Frazzled here: http://www.harpercollins.com/frazzled Find FRAZZLED featured in this #BookTrailer: HarperCollins: http://bit.ly/2bPpCua Amazon: http://bit.ly/2c6xp7s Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2bPqhM7 IndieBound: http://bit.ly/2ccXxRi Apple: http://bit.ly/2ccXg0W Google: http://bit.ly/2bH2IGt Books-a-Million: http://bit.ly/2bYu515 LET’S GET BOOK NERDY! Website: http://www.shelfstuff.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/theshelfstuff #ShelfStuff is brought to you by HarperCollins Publishers.
Ahimsa Book Trailer
Watch the book trailer for "Ahimsa," a middle-grade novel by Supriya Kelkar, published by the Tu Books imprint of LEE & LOW BOOKS! In 1942, after Mahatma Gandhi asks Indians to give one family member to the freedom movement, ten-year-old Anjali is devastated to think of her father risking his life for the freedom struggle. But it turns out he isn’t the one joining. Anjali’s mother is. And with this change comes many more adjustments designed to improve their country and use “ahimsa”—non-violent resistance—to stand up to the British government. First the family must trade in their fine foreign-made clothes for homespun cotton, so Anjali has to give up her prettiest belongings. Then her mother decides to reach out to the Dalit community, the “untouchables” of society. Anjali is forced to get over her past prejudices as her family becomes increasingly involved in the movement. When Anjali’s mother is jailed, Anjali must step out of her comfort zone to take over her mother’s work, ensuring that her little part of the independence movement is completed. Inspired by her great-grandmother’s experience working with Gandhi, New Visions Award winner Supriya Kelkar shines a light on the Indian freedom movement in this poignant debut. Learn more about the book: https://www.leeandlow.com/books/ahimsa
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Past Present with Lesa Cline-Ransome GAME CHANGERS
http://kidlit.tv Past Present hosted by author Lesa Cline-Ransome is where to discover new ways to appreciate children's literature by exploring the many diverse stories from the past. ABOUT THE BOOK GAME CHANGERS: THE STORY OF VENUS AND SERENA WILLIAMS by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by James Ransome Venus and Serena Williams. Two peas in a pod. Best friends. Sisters. Six days a week they awoke before the sun came up to practice their serves and returns, to learn to run faster and hit harder. They were unstoppable. At age fourteen, Venus played her first professional match. Three years later, it was Serena’s turn. It wasn’t easy. Some tennis fans cheered for these two fresh faces, while those who were unhappy to see two black girls competing in a nearly all-white sport booed and taunted them. But they didn’t let it stop them. With vibrant mixed media art, nonfiction superstars Lesa Cline-Ransome and Coretta Scott King Honor winner James E. Ransome share the inspirational story of two tennis legends who were fierce competitors on the courts, but close sisters above all. ABOUT Lesa Cline-Ransome Lesa Cline-Ransome is the writer of many picture books. Her picture book biography titles include Satchel Paige, Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist, Young Pele, Soccer’s First Star, Helen Keller, The World in Her Heart, Before There was Mozart and Words Set me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass. Other titles are Quilt Alphabet, Quilt Counting and her newest is Light in the Darkness, A Story about How Slaves Learned in Secret. Originally from Malden, Massachusetts, Lesa has worked as a proofreader, fashion copywriter, publicist, teacher in the New York City Schools, and taught writing for adults. She has a B.F.A. in Merchandising and Management from Pratt Institute and an M.A. in Education from N.Y.U. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York and with her husband and frequent collaborator, illustrator James Ransome, four children and St. Bernard, Nola. CONNECT WITH KidLit TV Facebook Page - https://facebook.com/kidlittv Facebook Group - https://facebook.com/groups/kidlittv Instagram - http://instagram.com/kidlittv Newsletter - https://kidlit.tv/newsletter Pinterest - https://pinterest.com/kidlittv Twitter - https://twitter.com/kidlittv_nyc YouTube - https://kidlit.tv/YouTubeSubscribe Executive Producer - Julie Gribble - https://twitter.com/juliegribblenyc
StoryMakers with Lesa Cline Ransome BEING CLEM
https://kidlit.tv Lesa Cline-Ransome is back with her third book in the Finding Langston TRILOGY: BEING CLEM! Learn about the history, characters, and key historical events featured in the these amazing stories! The final novel in the award-winning Finding Langston trilogy from Coretta Scott King Author Honoree and Scott O’Dell Award medalist Lesa Cline-Ransome. Clem can make anybody, even his grumpy older sisters, smile with his jokes. But when his family receives news that his father has died in the infamous Port Chicago disaster, everything begins to fall apart. Clem’s mother is forced to work long, tough hours as a maid for a wealthy white family. Soon Clem can barely recognize his home–and himself. Can he live up to his father’s legacy? In her award-winning trilogy, Lesa Cline-Ransome masterfully recreates mid-twentieth century America through the eyes of three boys: Langston, Lymon, and, now, Clem. Exploring the impact of the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, Jim Crow laws, and much more, Lesa’s work manages at once to be both an intimate portrait of each boy and his family as well as a landscape of American history. ★★★THE REVIEWS ARE IN!★★★ A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection! Praise for Finding Langston, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book and winner of the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction “There aren’t any explosions in this spare story. Nor is there a happy ending. Instead, Langston discovers something more enduring: solace.”–The New York Times * “This crisply paced book is full of historical details of the Great Migration and the role a historic branch library played in preserving African American literary culture.”–The Horn Book, Starred Review * “This is a story that will stay with readers long after they’ve finished it.”–School Library Journal, Starred Review Read Lesa’s TRILOGY! Finding Langston, Leaving Lymon, Being Clem ABOUT Lesa Cline-Ransome Lesa Cline-Ransome is the writer of many picture books. Her picture book biography titles include Satchel Paige, Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist, Young Pele, Soccer’s First Star, Helen Keller, The World in Her Heart, Before There was Mozart and Words Set me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass. Other titles are Quilt Alphabet, Quilt Counting and her newest is Light in the Darkness, A Story about How Slaves Learned in Secret. Originally from Malden, Massachusetts, Lesa has worked as a proofreader, fashion copywriter, publicist, teacher in the New York City Schools, and taught writing for adults. She has a B.F.A. in Merchandising and Management from Pratt Institute and an M.A. in Education from N.Y.U. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York and with her husband and frequent collaborator, illustrator James Ransome, four children and St. Bernard, Nola. Sponsored by HOLIDAY HOUSE CONNECT WITH KidLit TV Facebook Page - https://facebook.com/kidlittv Facebook Group - https://facebook.com/groups/kidlittv Instagram - http://instagram.com/kidlittv Newsletter - https://kidlit.tv/newsletter Pinterest - https://pinterest.com/kidlittv Twitter - https://twitter.com/kidlittv_nyc YouTube - https://kidlit.tv/YouTubeSubscribe Executive Producer - Julie Gribble - https://twitter.com/juliegribblenyc