Skip to main content

Golden Sower Nominees 2023-24

Alice B. McGinty
Current price: $17.99
Cats + water: What could go wrong? This riotous romp of a picture book follows a frantic family as they try to get some chores done—with no help from the family cat, who keeps scrambling the list of chores to hilarious effect. Get ready for a rollicking read-aloud with a truly purrfect ending. It's ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Jonathan Stutzman
Current price: $18.99
A gorgeous, classic gift book about the enduring love between a little girl and her childhood friend, Bear, from popular author Jonathan Stutzman and Caldecott Medal–winning and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Dan Santat. Bear is . . . a new friend, a fellow mischief-maker, a protector, an ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Avery Monsen
Current price: $18.99
From the coauthor of the smash hit All My Friends Are Dead and the creator of the beloved Dory Fantasmagory chapter book series comes a hilarious read aloud about a boy who loses his gift for rhyme. There once was a youngster named Chester van ChimeWho woke up one day and forgot how to rhyme.Chester ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Bob Shea
Current price: $18.99
“A perfect book.” –Sandra Boynton, bestselling author From the hilarious author of Who Wet My Pants?, Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great, and the Dinosaur Vs. series comes a kid pleasing favorite about a devious alligator who learns to love! Welcome to Chez Bob, which seems like a real restaurant... ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A CALDECOTT HONOR AWARD WINNER A determined Owl builds strength and confidence in this medieval picture book about the real mettle of a hero: wits, humor, and heart.  Since the day he hatched, Owl dreamed of becoming a real knight. He may not be the biggest or the stro ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Matt de la Peña
Current price: $18.99
The team behind the Newbery Medal winner and Caldecott Honor book Last Stop on Market Street and the award-winning New York Times bestseller Carmela Full of Wishes once again delivers a poignant and timely picture book that's sure to become an instant classic. Milo is on a long subway ride with his ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Ryan T. Higgins
Current price: $17.99
No description available.
Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Kelly DiPucchio
Current price: $17.99
New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and celebrated illustrator Claire Keane have created an irresistible new monster! Monsters are loud. And rude. They like to smash things and they always need to be right. But not Yeti. Yeti bakes banana bread and sings to whales and always has a nice ... Read More about
A hilarious picture book from #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Bad Seed, Jory John, paired with new illustrator Erin Kraan, about a bear whose friends help him make it through a bad day! Oh-no. Jeff the bear has definitely forgotten something. He ate his breakfast, he watered his plant, ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Janet Costa Bates
Current price: $16.99
At Isaac’s first sleepover, he gets to help Grandpop with a very special routine—putting the house to bed—in a story that’s just right for children visiting a new place, or for adopting a new ritual at home. Isaac is excited about having a sleepover at Grandpop’s house, but he’s a little nervous abo ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Dusti Bowling
Previous price: $17.99 Current price: $16.99
One girl sets out on a journey across the treacherous Arizona desert to rescue a young pilot stranded after a plane crash in this gripping story of survival, friendship, and rescue from a bestselling and award-winning author. ​ Twelve-year-old Jolene spends every day she can at the library watching ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Dusti Bowling
Current price: $8.99
One girl sets out on a journey across the treacherous Arizona desert to rescue a young pilot stranded after a plane crash in this gripping story of survival, friendship, and rescue from a bestselling and award-winning author. ​ Twelve-year-old Jolene spends every day she can at the library watching ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Karina Yan Glaser
Current price: $16.99
From the New York Times bestselling creator of the Vanderbeekers series comes a triumphant tale of friendship, healing, and the power of believing in ourselves told from the perspective of biracial sixth-graders June and Tyrell, two children living in a homeless shelter. As their friendship grows ov ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Karina Yan Glaser
Current price: $9.99
From the New York Times best-selling creator of the Vanderbeekers series comes a triumphant tale of friendship, healing, and the power of believing in ourselves, told from the perspectives of two biracial sixth graders living in a homeless shelter. At first, June can’t believe it: their new home is ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Lee Bacon
Current price: $17.99
Lee Bacon’s poignant, humorous, and breathtaking Imaginary is an inventive story of friendship, loss, and growing up . . . as only an imaginary friend could tell it—featuring illustrations by Katy Wu.   Zach should’ve outgrown his imaginary friend by now. He knows this. He’s 11, long past the days w ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Madelyn Rosenberg
Current price: $17.99
Perfect for fans of Carl Hiaasen's classic Hoot, this humorous adventure story set in a not-so-distant future celebrates the important differences we can make with small, brave acts. When Ahab and his friends find a bullfrog in their town -- a real, live bullfrog, possibly the last bullfrog in Nort ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Kate Albus
Current price: $17.99
A heartwarming story about three siblings, evacuated from London to live in the countryside, looking for a permanent home--and a new meaning for family. A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year It is 1940 and William, 12, Edmund, 11, and Anna, 9, aren't terribly upset by the death of the not- ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Kate Albus
Current price: $12.99
A heartwarming story about three siblings, evacuated from London to live in the countryside, looking for a permanent home--and a new meaning for family.  A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year It is 1940 and William, 12, Edmund, 11, and Anna, 9, aren't terribly upset by the death of t ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Joseph Bruchac
Current price: $17.99
Renowned author Joseph Bruchac tells a powerful story of a girl who learns more about her Penacook heritage while sheltering in place with her grandparents during the coronavirus pandemic. Malian loves spending time with her grandparents at their home on a Wabanaki reservation—she’s there for a visi ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Joseph Bruchac
Current price: $7.99
Renowned author Joseph Bruchac tells a powerful story of a girl who learns more about her Penacook heritage while sheltering in place with her grandparents during the coronavirus pandemic. Malian loves spending time with her grandparents at their home on a Wabanaki reservation—she’s there for a visi ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Ena Jones
Current price: $18.99
A dead body. A missing will. An evil relative. The good news is, Great Grammy has a plan. The bad news is, she's the dead body. Rosie and Baker are hiding something. Something big. Their great grandmother made them promise to pretend she's alive until they find her missing will and get it in the rig ... Read More about
Ena Jones
Current price: $9.99
A dead body. A missing will. An evil relative. The good news is, Great Grammy has a plan. The bad news is, she's the dead body. Rosie and Baker are hiding something. Something big. Their great grandmother made them promise to pretend she's alive until they find her missing will and get it in the rig ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Victor Piñeiro
Current price: $7.99
"Magnificent."—Kirkus Reviews, STARRED Review Story Thieves meets Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library in this wacky, hilarious, and fast-paced middle-grade series starter, with the perfect combination of magic, imagination, and adventure. Javi Santiago is trying his best not to fail sixth grade. So ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Rob Buyea
Current price: $16.99
From the beloved author of the MR. TERUPT and PERFECT SCORE series comes this stand-alone middle-grade novel about a girl who is dealing with the tragic loss of her best friend, and the dog that helps her forge new friendships and find happiness once again. Twelve-year-old Thea and her family are mo ... Read More about
Rob Buyea
Current price: $8.99
From the beloved author of the MR. TERUPT and PERFECT SCORE series comes this stand-alone middle-grade novel about a girl who is dealing with the tragic loss of her best friend, and the dog that helps her forge new friendships and find happiness once again. Twelve-year-old Thea and her family are mo ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Katherine Applegate
Current price: $16.99
From #1 New York Times bestseller Katherine Applegate, a singular middle-grade novel about a girl who risks everything to help a handmade creature who comes to life.The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . . Eleven-year-old Willodeen adores creatures of all kinds, but h ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Megan E. Freeman
Current price: $18.99
A New York Times bestseller! Perfect for fans of Hatchet and the I Survived series, this harrowing middle grade debut novel-in-verse from a Pushcart Prize–nominated poet tells the story of a young girl who wakes up one day to find herself utterly alone in her small Colorado town. When twelve-year-ol ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Megan E. Freeman
Current price: $8.99
A New York Times bestseller! Perfect for fans of Hatchet and the I Survived series, this harrowing middle grade debut novel-in-verse from a Pushcart Prize–nominated poet tells the story of a young girl who wakes up one day to find herself utterly alone in her small Colorado town. When twelve-year-ol ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
B. B. Alston
Previous price: $18.99 Current price: $17.99
New York Times bestseller! Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black in this exhilarating debut middle grade fantasy, the first in a series filled with #blackgirlmagic. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, the Percy Jackson series, and Nevermoor. Amari Peters has never stopped belie ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
New York Times bestseller! Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black in this exhilarating debut middle grade fantasy, the first in a series filled with #blackgirlmagic. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, the Percy Jackson series, and Nevermoor. Amari Peters has never stopped belie ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Rick Riordan
Current price: $19.99
No description available.
Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Rick Riordan
Current price: $9.99
New York Times #1 best-selling author Rick Riordan pays homage to Jules Verne in his exciting modern take on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. "If you have ever craved a story that will leave your heart racing, your lungs gasping from the numerous twists and turns, and your soul heaving from carrying an ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents a follow up to his award-winning book Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, taking readers on a terrifying journey into the Cold War and our mutual assured destruction. As World War II comes to a close, the Un ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Current price: $16.99
From award-winning and bestselling author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age survival tale exploring issues of race, class, and climate change.​   Addy is haunted by the tragic fire that killed her parents, leaving her to be raised by her grandmother. Years later, Addy’s grandmother ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Jasmine Warga
Current price: $17.99
An extraordinary new novel from Jasmine Warga, Newbery Honor–winning author of Other Words for Home, about loss and healing—and how friendship can be magical. Cora hasn’t spoken to her best friend, Quinn, in a year. Despite living next door to each other, they exist in separate worlds of grief. Cor ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Jasmine Warga
Current price: $9.99
An extraordinary new novel from Jasmine Warga, Newbery Honor–winning author of Other Words for Home, about loss and healing—and how friendship can be magical. Cora hasn’t spoken to her best friend, Quinn, in a year. Despite living next door to each other, they exist in separate worlds of grief. Cor ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Lisa Fipps
Current price: $17.99
A Printz Honor winner! Ellie is tired of being fat-shamed and does something about it in this poignant debut novel-in-verse. Ever since Ellie wore a whale swimsuit and made a big splash at her fifth birthday party, she's been bullied about her weight. To cope, she tries to live by the Fat Girl Rules ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Lisa Fipps
Current price: $8.99
A Printz Honor Winner! Ellie is tired of being fat-shamed and does something about it in this highly acclaimed debut novel in verse. Ever since Ellie wore a whale swimsuit and made a big splash at her fifth birthday party, she’s been bullied about her weight. To cope, she tries to live by the Fat Gi ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Amy Makechnie
Current price: $17.99
A middle school soccer whiz’s determination to keep things from changing is tested when his father’s ALS symptoms worsen in this “heart-tugging and uplifting” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) story about growing up and facing loss, perfect for fans of Shouting at the Rain. Twelve-year-old Golden Mar ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Amy Makechnie
Current price: $8.99
A middle school soccer whiz’s determination to keep things from changing is tested when his father’s ALS symptoms worsen in this “heart-tugging and uplifting” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) story about growing up and facing loss, perfect for fans of Shouting at the Rain. Twelve-year-old Golden Mar ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Kyle Lukoff
Current price: $17.99
A Newbery Honor Book • Winner of the Stonewall Book Award  • A National Book Award Finalist "A gentle, glowing wonder, full of love and understanding." –The New York Times Book Review Cover may vary. It's the summer before middle school and eleven-year-old Bug's best friend Moira has decided the two ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Kyle Lukoff
Current price: $8.99
A National Book Award Finalist "A gentle, glowing wonder, full of love and understanding." –The New York Times Book Review It's the summer before middle school and eleven-year-old Bug's best friend Moira has decided the two of them need to use the next few months to prepare. For Moira, this means fi ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days
Makiia Lucier
Current price: $17.99
“I love the magic Lucier weaves through this dark yet hopeful tale. I devoured it in one sitting!” —Kristin Cashore, author of the New York Times bestselling Graceling Realm books "A beautifully crafted novel containing everything I love in an epic fantasy: complex characters and relationships, exce ... Read More about
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days