Friends School Giving Tree, now through December 10

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Thank you for participating in the Friends School Community Giving Tree! Please note that there are limited copies of each title. If the title you select is “sold out,” you may select another title.

The Ivy Bookshop will store all Giving Tree book donations until the end of the drive. At that time, Friends School parent volunteers will pick up and deliver books to the University of Maryland partners (Promise Heights and Family Connections). The last day to purchase a book is December 10.

Please select “Local Pickup” during checkout.

For program details, download the flyer or email For questions or problems with the website, please email

ImageNameBook AuthorDescriptionPriceBuyprice_hsort
Chlorine SkyMahogany L. Browne She looks me hard in my eyes & my knees lock into tree trunks My … $16.19
Concrete RoseAngie Thomas International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights 17 years before the events of The Hate … $17.99
Dragons and Marshmallows (Zoey and Sassafras #1)Asia Citro and Marion Lindsay (illustrator)With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure — the brand new series Zoey and Sassafras … $5.39
Every Little Thing (board book)Cedella Marley Booker and Bob MarleyAn uplifting board book that brings Bob Marley’s popular song to life for a new … $7.19
Have I Ever Told You Black Lives MatterShani Mahiri KingBooklist Star A tender and powerful affirmation that Black lives have always mattered. Black lives … $16.16
I Am Every Good ThingDerrick Barnes and Gordon C. James (illustrator)I am a nonstop ball of energy. Powerful and full of light. I am a … $16.19
Jabari JumpsGaia Cornwall Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons … $7.19
Me & MamaCozbi A. CabreraA Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Book On a rainy day when the house … $16.19
Peekaboo Morning (board book)Rachel IsadoraA toddler plays a game of peekaboo, and you’re invited to play too. First there’s … $7.19
Piecing Me TogetherRenée WatsonNewbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner, New York Times bestseller Jade believes … $9.89
Please, Baby, Please (board book)Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)Go back to bed, baby, please, baby, please. Not on your HEAD baby baby baby, … $7.19
Take Back the BlockChrystal D. GilesBrand-new kicks, ripped denim shorts, Supreme tee— Wes Henderson has the best style in sixth … $15.29
The Boy in the Black SuitJason Reynolds A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Matt wears a black suit every day. … $10.79
The Colors of UsKaren KatzSeven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown … $7.19
The Quest for Screen Time: Episode 1 (Jaden Toussaint #1)Marti DumasGiant Afro. Even Bigger Brain. Jaden Toussaint is a five-year-old who knows it all. I … $5.39
The Snowy Day (board book)Ezra Jack KeatsWinner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal! No book has captured the magic and sense of … $7.19
The Sun Is Also a StarNicola Yoon #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award Natasha: I’m a girl who believes … $11.69
TightTorrey MaldonadoA Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2018! Tight: Lately Bryan’s been feeling it in … $7.19
Ways to Make Sunshine (A Ryan Hart Story #1)Renée WatsonFrom Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award-winner Renée Watson comes the first book … $7.19
Whose Toes Are Those? (board book)Jabari Asim and LeUyen Pham (illustrator)Who do you suppose has such fine toes?So brown and sweet. Who could have such … $7.19