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** READING PARTNERS HOLIDAY BOOK DRIVE! **

Together we’re building the future of the Bay Area

Support young readers this holiday season by purchasing and donating a new, age-appropriate book from Alexander Book Company. All donations will go to
Reading Partners, a local non-profit organization that provides one-on-one literacy tutoring to K-4th grade students reading behind grade level.

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities in historically disadvantaged communities. Although students have returned to the classroom, the need for literacy support is greater than before. With your help, we will slow that progress loss by giving students books that not only open their imagination, but also that provide a key tool for practicing the skills they learn in the classroom. We know that many of our students and their families are facing extreme hardship.
right now and that the future for everyone seems distant. That is why we're hosting a book drive partnership with Reading Partners and Alexander Book Company.

Will you join us in trying to collect 500 books for students?

Books can be bought in-store from Alexander Book Company, or purchased on our website and we will have them sent directly to Reading Partners:

To learn more about Reading Partners, please visit www.readingpartners.org

Carmela Full of Wishes By Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

Mae Among the Stars By Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062651730
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2018

Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534411333
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story By Kevin Noble Maillard, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Bright Star By Yuyi Morales Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443284
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

Layla's Happiness By Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Ashleigh Corrin (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592702886
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Enchanted Lion Books - November 19th, 2019

Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment (A Parker Curry Book) By Parker Curry, Jessica Curry, Brittany Jackson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534451865
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - October 15th, 2019

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

Leila in Saffron By Rukhsanna Guidroz, Dinara Mirtalipova (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425644
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 18th, 2019

Last Stop on Market Street By Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Bee-Bim Bop! By Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547076713
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - November 10th, 2008

Bee-Bim Bop! By Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618265114
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Published: Clarion Books - September 12th, 2005

Julián Is a Mermaid By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763690458
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2018

The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family By Ibtihaj Muhammad, Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (With) Cover Image
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (With)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316519007
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

The Name Jar By Yangsook Choi, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Yangsook Choi, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417996
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dragonfly Books - October 14th, 2003

Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood By F. Isabel Campoy, Rafael López (Illustrator), Theresa Howell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544357693
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - April 12th, 2016

Malala's Magic Pencil By Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316319577
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

Cora Cooks Pancit By Dorina Lazo Gilmore, Kristi Valiant (Illustrator) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781885008480
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Published: Shen's Books - May 1st, 2014

Thank You, Omu! By Oge Mora Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431248
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018

Mango, Abuela, and Me By Meg Medina, Angela Dominguez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meg Medina, Angela Dominguez (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763695132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - October 3rd, 2017

Saturday By Oge Mora (By (artist)) Cover Image
By Oge Mora (By (artist))
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431279
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

The Day You Begin By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

Henry at Home By Megan Maynor, Alea Marley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Megan Maynor, Alea Marley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328916754
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Published: Clarion Books - July 27th, 2021

El Cucuy Is Scared, Too! By Donna Barba Higuera, Juliana Perdomo (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419744457
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - July 13th, 2021

Bird Boy (An Inclusive Children's Book) By Matthew Burgess, Shahrzad Maydani (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matthew Burgess, Shahrzad Maydani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893772
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

The King of Kindergarten By Derrick Barnes, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740740
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019

Your Name Is a Song By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781943147724
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Published: Innovation Press - July 7th, 2020

Paletero Man By Lucky Diaz, Micah Player (Illustrator), Dr. Carmen Tafolla (Translated by) Cover Image
By Lucky Diaz, Micah Player (Illustrator), Dr. Carmen Tafolla (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063014442
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

Dear Abuelo By Grecia Huesca Dominguez, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781478867999
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Published: Reycraft Books - October 15th, 2019

Dear Abuelo By Grecia Huesca Dominguez, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781478868897
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Published: Reycraft Books - October 15th, 2019

A Song of Frutas By Margarita Engle, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534444898
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 3rd, 2021

Rainbow Weaver / Tejedora del Arcoíris By Linda Elovitz Marshall, Elisa Chavarri (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780892393749
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Children's Book Press (CA) - September 1st, 2016

Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald No Combina By Monica Brown, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Monica Brown, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780892392353
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Published: Children's Book Press (CA) - April 1st, 2013

Lucia the Luchadora By Cynthia Leonor Garza, Alyssa Bermudez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781576878279
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Published: POW! Kids Books - March 7th, 2017

Fishing with Grandma (English) By Susan Avingaq, Maren Vsetula, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781772270846
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Published: Inhabit Media - April 5th, 2016

We Are Water Protectors By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Ambitious Girl By Meena Harris, Marissa Valdez (By (artist)) Cover Image
By Meena Harris, Marissa Valdez (By (artist))
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316229692
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark (Scholastic Biography) By Ann McGovern, Ruth Chew (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann McGovern, Ruth Chew (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780590447713
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 1st, 1995

Ruby's Wish By Shirin Yim Bridges, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452145693
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 4th, 2015

I Am Enough By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667120
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - March 6th, 2018

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race By Margot Lee Shetterly, Laura Freeman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062742469
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018

Sumo Joe By Mia Wenjen, Nat Iwata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mia Wenjen, Nat Iwata (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620148020
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 11th, 2019

Watercress By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Ohana Means Family By Ilima Loomis, Kenard Pak (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ilima Loomis, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443260
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - February 4th, 2020

A Morning with Grandpa By Sylvia Liu, Christina Forshay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sylvia Liu, Christina Forshay (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781643794228
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Published: Lee & Low Books - April 21st, 2020

Suki's Kimono By Chieri Uegaki, Stéphane Jorisch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chieri Uegaki, Stéphane Jorisch (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781553377528
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kids Can Press - September 1st, 2005

Bilal Cooks Daal By Aisha Saeed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aisha Saeed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534418103
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 4th, 2019

A Different Pond By Bao Phi, Thi Bui (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bao Phi, Thi Bui (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781623708030
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Published: Capstone Young Readers - August 1st, 2017

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth By Sanjay Patel, Emily Haynes Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452145563
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - August 4th, 2015

The Most Beautiful Thing By Kao Kalia Yang, Khoa Le (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541561915
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 6th, 2020

Amira's Picture Day By Reem Faruqi, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Reem Faruqi, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823440191
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Published: Holiday House - April 13th, 2021

My Papi Has a Motorcycle By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553410
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

And Tango Makes Three By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689878459
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2005

This Day in June By Gayle E. Pitman, Kristyna Litten (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gayle E. Pitman, Kristyna Litten (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781433816581
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Published: Magination Press - May 5th, 2014

I Am Jazz By Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings, Shelagh McNicholas (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803741072
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Published: Dial Books - September 4th, 2014

Dim Sum for Everyone! By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417705
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dragonfly Books - January 14th, 2003

Hot, Hot Roti for Dada-Ji By Farhana Zia, Ken Min (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Farhana Zia, Ken Min (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781620143520
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lee & Low Books - March 1st, 2017

Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando By Andrea Wang, Kana Urbanowicz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Kana Urbanowicz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499807035
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: little bee books - March 5th, 2019

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 By Helaine Becker, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helaine Becker, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250137524
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 19th, 2018

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) By Vashti Harrison Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag By Rob Sanders, Steven Salerno (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rob Sanders, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399555312
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

Another By Christian Robinson, Christian Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421677
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Alma and How She Got Her Name By Juana Martinez-Neal, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763693558
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

George (Scholastic Gold) By Alex Gino Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545812573
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 25th, 2017

Salt In His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream By Deloris Jordan, Roslyn M. Jordan, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780689833717
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2000

Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream By Deloris Jordan, Roslyn M. Jordan, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689834196
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2003

Dear Juno By Soyung Pak, Susan Kathleen Hartung (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142300176
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Published: Puffin Books - November 12th, 2001

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #1) By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419741852
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amulet Books - April 1st, 2007

Dog Man: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #1): From the Creator of Captain Underpants By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338741032
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - August 3rd, 2021