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Book Haul - October 2019

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Want a slew of amazing new books for your TBR? Want great ideas for gifts for readers or donations to your teacher's classroom this holiday season? Look no further! We've got all the latest releases and fabulous upcoming titles right here. Which do you want to add to your list?   
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August 2019 Book Haul

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The YABC office was flooded with amazing new books last month. Soooo many. Seriously. Don't believe us? Check it out for yourself. Fair warning: you're going to be adding a lot of titles to your wishlist!  
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May's Book Haul!

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The YABC offices receive boxes of books every single day. We're on a first name basis with our UPS driver, and we can recognize the FedEx guy at the local Target. And we love them both because they bring us so many BOOKS. May was full of awesome book packages, and...
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September 2018 Book Haul!

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It's that time again! We received book packages every. single. day. over the past month, and there are some super exciting books in this haul! See anything you'd love to read?   
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March Book Haul

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We received so many exciting books in the month of March! From chapter books to exciting middle grade titles to STACKS of gorgeous YA books, our shelves are full! Check out the books below and let us know which ones you're adding to your TBR.  
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Book Trailer for THE LAST OF AUGUST

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We love a good book trailer, and we're excited for Brittany Cavallaro's upcoming THE LAST OF AUGUST. Watch the trailer and tell us what you think!  
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"DINOSNORES is another absolutely charming and delightfully ridiculous board book from Sandra Boynton. Here, the dinosaurs get ready for bed,..."
Good Day, Good Night
 
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