Goodnight Memphis by Grace Hammond Skertich with illustrations by David Lynch. - Patterned after Goodnight, Moon, this children’s book of verse features favorite haunts around Memphis, including Shelby Farms, the Pyramid, AutoZone Park, even Gibson’s Donuts and Huey’s. Good night to all. • $16.95 | Available at South Main Book Juggler, 548 South Main Street
Liz Tames a Dragon by Stephanie Painter, illustrations by Jeanne Seagle. - Liz loves her little sister, but sharing isn’t easy, especially when her anger turns her into a fiery dragon. Author Stephanie Painter uses Liz’s dragon to illustrate how frightening angry outbursts can be. Rich illustrations help young readers understand how to cope with this powerful emotion. • $13.95 | At brightkidbooks.com
The Unpopular Pea (& Carrot) written and illustrated by Elle Valentine. - Candy and Soda sure taste yummy but are they hiding something? Pea and Carrot ultimately show how healthy foods can save the day. • $14.98 | At amazon.com and South Main Book Juggler
No Less Worthy by Dorchelle Spence. - At 14, Kathy’s life is complicated: by a father she’s never known, by a harsh, indifferent mother, even her color leaves her wondering how she fits in. Can she have a life different from her upbringing? A coming- of-age story of hope and resilience. • $12.95 | At Urbanedgepublishing.com and Amazon.com
Miss Robbie’s House by Arnetta Abraham, art by Tom Foster. - Miss Robbie loves animals. No matter the type, they all get along at her house. The importance of helping one another shines through in this heartwarming tale. • $15 | At the South Main Book Juggler.
The Southern Pantry Cookbook by Jennifer Chandler, photography by Justin Fox Burks. - Go ahead, feed your head and heart with this delightful collection of recipes drawn from the deep roots of Southern cuisine. • $26.99 | At Booksellers at Laurelwood