Riley's Picks

I'm your kids' books expert. If you're a teacher, a parent, a younger reader, or just someone who enjoys books made for younger readers I'm the one to ask. I'm also really into reading books by black and indigenous authors across genres and I read a lot of books on critical race theory and gender/queer theory. I'm excited to challenge every reader that approaches me to read an author outside of their personal worldview and broaden their perspective through books. 

Parable of the Sower Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849352604
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Published: AK Press - April 18th, 2017

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Blue-Skinned Gods Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781641292429
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Published: Soho Press - November 2nd, 2021

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Worldly Things Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781571315168
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Published: Milkweed Editions - June 8th, 2021

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Iron Widow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735269934
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Published: Penguin Teen - September 21st, 2021

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Ophie’s Ghosts Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062915894
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 18th, 2021

Grievers (Black Dawn #1) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781849354523
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Published: AK Press - September 7th, 2021

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We Set the Dark on Fire Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062691323
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

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Walking on Cowrie Shells: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450543
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Graywolf Press - June 1st, 2021

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062660268
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: HarperTeen - May 14th, 2019

Firekeeper's Daughter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

Monday's Not Coming Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062422682
Availability: Backordered
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 23rd, 2019

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Cog Cover Image
By Greg van Eekhout, Beatrice Blue (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062686039
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: HarperCollins - December 8th, 2020

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The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

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Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062748218
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Amistad - January 7th, 2020

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A Song Below Water: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250315328
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Published: Tor Teen - June 2nd, 2020

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The Hate U Give Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Nikki Giovanni (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 1st, 2014

Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements Cover Image
By Walidah Imarisha (Editor), Adrienne Maree Brown (Editor), Sheree Renee Thomas (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781849352093
Availability: Backordered
Published: AK Press - April 7th, 2015