Welcome

Storytime every Saturday at 10:30am! The Frugal Frigate is an independent children’s bookstore located in Historic Downtown Redlands, California. The Frugal Frigate has been a part of the community for over 30 years, established in 1988. In our brick & mortar location, we proudly offer the best in both new titles and beloved favorites of children’s literature. We have a refreshing selection of books for children to young adults, and we also carry a selection of plush toys, journals, stationery, cards, a build-a-stuffie workshop, and all sorts of things to stir the imagination.

AAPI Month Children's & Middle Grade Staff Picks

Scroll By Hui Li Cover Image
We Who Produce Pearls: An Anthem for Asian America By Joanna Ho, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya (Illustrator) Cover Image
Aloha Everything By Kaylin Melia George, Mae Waite (Illustrator) Cover Image
Built to Last By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
Rick Riordan Presents: Aru Shah and the End of Time-A Pandava Novel Book 1 (Pandava Series #1) By Roshani Chokshi Cover Image

New Releases

Road Home By Rex Ogle Cover Image
The One and Only Family By Katherine Applegate Cover Image
Plain Jane and the Mermaid By Vera Brosgol Cover Image
The Pearl Hunter By Miya T. Beck Cover Image
Timid: A Graphic Novel By Jonathan Todd, Jonathan Todd (Illustrator) Cover Image

AAPI Month Recommendations from A Room of One's Own

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
How to End a Love Story: A Novel By Yulin Kuang Cover Image
Cinema Love: A Novel By Jiaming Tang Cover Image
Lady Tan's Circle of Women: A Novel By Lisa See Cover Image
Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) By Min Jin Lee Cover Image
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