Bookshop Gift Guide 2020: For Kids 5–9

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By Bookshop.org

Magic Tree House Deluxe Edition: Dinosaurs Before Dark

Mary Pope Osborne and Antonio Javier Caparo

$18.99 $17.47

This oldie but goodie got a sweet facelift! Meet the kids of Mary Pope Osborne's world in full color! This awesome collector's edition is such a treat.

Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (a Narwhal and Jelly Book #1)

Ben Clanton

$7.99 $7.35

Your favorite new superhero and their trusty sidekick, these are perfect for your reluctant reader. The text is short and sweet, and the pictures are super fun. Building self-confidence and helping friends in need!

Show-How Guides: Slime & Sand: The 5 Essential Concoctions Everyone Should Know!

Odd Dot and Keith Zoo

$5.99 $5.51

Slime and sand, parents' worse nightmare, but your kids will sing your praises! Clean up not included.

Scratch and Learn Human Body: With 70 Things to Spot!

Katy Flint and Ana Seixas

$17.99 $16.55

You will have little physiologists on your hands when they're through with this fantastic, thorough interactive guide to the human body! Get ready for shouts of "gluteous maximus," and lots of giggles.

The Who Was? Activity Book

Who Hq, Jordan London, et al.

$7.99 $7.35

The Who Was series has been making history so much fun for the last couple of years! Learn even more through this activity and sticker book!

Milk Bar: Kids Only: A Cookbook

Christina Tosi

$22.99 $21.15

Christina Tosi has broken so many barriers, and now she's bringing her recipes to new accessible heights, just in time for those holiday baking sessions!

Thedadlab: 50 Awesome Science Projects for Parents and Kids

Sergei Urban

$18.00 $16.56

So much science, so much creativity, so much fun! Be the Pinterest parent you've always aspired to, with these awesome step-by-step project ideas.

Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You

Sonia Sotomayor and Rafael López

$17.99 $16.55

Written by the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Just Ask empowers our small ones, and us alike, to go after the things we want. At the end of the day, it doesn't hurt to ask. At the very worst, the answer is no. And, at the very best, well, you could change the world!

Oh, the Things We're For!

Innosanto Nagara

$17.95 $16.51

In these times there is, understandably, a laundry-list of offenses that we are constantly battling for the goal of a better, more just society. However, as we tear down, we must also build up in its place. Oh, The Things We're For is a beautiful, and beautifully illustrated reminder of the things we're working towards together!

You Matter

Christian Robinson

$17.99 $16.55

Christian Robinson does it again with You Matter. Succinctly written and illustrated in his unmistakably style, declaring the inherent worth in every child.

The Giving Tree

Shel Silverstein

$17.99 $16.55

Classics are classics for a reason. This one remains on our every occasion gift list. Sweet and simple, and always a welcome reminder to be kind and give freely.

Our Favorite Day

Joowon Oh

$16.99 $15.63

Because quality time can't be matched. Complete with beautiful watercolors, a day with halbi, including, what she doesn't realize, are some extra special stops along the way, just to show her how much he loves these days, too.

A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India

Meera Sriram and Mariona Cabassa

$16.99 $15.63

Vibrant! Distracted by shiny things, because aren't we all, a little girl spends the day in the marketplace looking for the absolute perfect gift to show her Amma how much she loves her.

The Most Beautiful Thing

Kao Kalia Yang and Khoa Le

$17.99 $16.55

Few are better at helping us to feel loved and seen just as we are than grandmothers. The Most Beautiful Thing is based on the author's pog, and her real story as a Hmong refugee to the United States, and brilliantly illustrated!

Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth

Judd Winick

$13.99 $12.87

What do you do when your new best friend actually just fell to earth?! You teach him the ropes and embark on all manner of crazy adventures!

The Princess in Black

Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, et al.

$6.99 $6.43

The one introduces you to the fiercest young princess around. Once you're done kicking butt, grab books 2-8!

Where's Prince?: Search for Prince in 1999, Purple Rain, Paisley Park and More

Kev Gahan

$14.95 $13.75

Is there really anything more we have to say?

Find Frida

Catherine Ingram and Laura Callaghan

$17.99 $16.55

So beautifully done! Hours of mesmerizing fun!

Wreck This Picture Book

Keri Smith

$17.99 $16.55

Teaching our kids to love their books and take good care of them is challenging. But, here's one they don't have to treat kindly...it's meant to be destroyed! Enjoy :)

Draw Here: An Activity Book (Interactive Children's Book for Preschoolers, Activity Book for Kids Ages 5-6)

Herve Tullet

$14.99 $13.79

From the author of Press Here, a terrific board book, comes an activity book full of creative potential!

Don't Let the Pigeon Finish This Activity Book! (Pigeon Series)

Mo Willems and Mo Willems

$19.98 $18.38

Everyone's favorite pigeon is back in this hands-on and super fun activity book. Giggles and hours of entertainment await!

Kamala and Maya's Big Idea

Meena Harris and Ana Ramírez González

$18.99 $17.47

Based on the true story of Kamala Harris and her sister, Maya, this fantastically written and vibrantly colored picture book showcases the tenacity that they have apparently always possessed. We watch them turn nos into maybes into yesses, the power of perseverance!

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Debbie Levy and Elizabeth Baddeley

$18.99 $17.47

In honor of the late and unmatched RBG, I Dissent is a bite-sized a look at her life on the Supreme Court, the decisions she made, even while unpopular, and the unwavering strength she showed through the years.

The Rabbit Listened

Cori Doerrfeld

$17.99 $16.55

Because we all need a friend sometimes. The Rabbit Listened is a gift to kids and adults, full of empathy and understanding, a safe place for all the hard things.

Where Are You From?

Yamile Saied Méndez and Jaime Kim

$17.99 $16.55

Sweet and subversive, Where Are You From? is a celebration of family and heritage, of land and peoples, of belonging.

Grandma's Gardens

Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, et al.

$18.99 $17.47

Grandma's garden, where memories are made and deep connections are formed, where we get dirty and where we witness and share in the miracles of life.