independent bookstore day exclusives 2021

These items are Independent Bookstore Day exclusives and have a very limited supply. They are available for purchase in-store and online. We will do our best to update and remove items as they sell out. During store hours we encourage you to purchase in-store!

Indie Next Pick Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn featuring an IBD-exclusive cover with a map stepback and extra bound-in material including a conversation between Kawai and Tommy Orange, a conversation between Kawai and Marlon James, and a reading group guide. All SIGNED by the author


$14.00
SKU: 804589213451

The “Little Victories” canvas pouch celebrates the small accomplishments that get us through each day. A perfect comment on our time. For pencils, make-up, and do-dads. Made in the U.S.A.


$16.99
SKU: 9781949518160

Embodied brings contemporary American poetry to comic book readers and comics to poetry readers in a graphic poetry anthology that showcases the relevance, urgency, and power of both genres. Featuring new work on the theme of gender, identity, and the body from twenty-one of America’s premier, award-winning female, trans, and non-binary poets who have been published in places like The New York Times and the New Yorker. Rather than being merely illustrated, the poems have been adapted into sequential art stories drawn, lettered, and colored by top female, trans, and non-binary artists. This edition includes a study guide and a section on the art process.A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the International Women's Health Coalition.


$22.00
SKU: 804589213468

A Mandalorian twist on the American Library Association “READ” posters.


$10.00
SKU: 9781523515134

Based on the picture book, The ABCs of Black History by Rio Cortez, this exclusive ABC print was created by artist Lauren Sem-mer just for IBD. Celebrate the story of Black history letter by letter. Workman will donate 10% of the proceeds to an organization supporting racial justice initiatives.


An edited transcript of the far-ranging conversation between Nikki Giovanni and Glory Edim (Well-Read Black Girl) at the fourth annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival in November 2020. In it they cover poetry, Tupac, Black Lives Matter, aliens, pencils, Kamala Harris, and much more. This conversation captures an important moment in time and a piece of literary history. Ms. Giovanni is a joy to behold.


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