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Little Pink Book ($8.99) by Renee Khatami is a touch-and-feel board book showcasing all things pink. (up to 3)

Go, Dog, Go! Party Book ($6.99) by P.D. Eastman celebrates this book’s 50th anniversary with a party-book format. (up to 3)

Look Who’s Peeking! ($8.99) by Hans Wilhelm. Animals play peekaboo in this interactive book. (up to 3)

Eco People on the Go! and The Little Composter ($6.99 each) by Jan Gerardi are lift-the-flap board books about environmentally friendly transportation; and composting. (up to 4)

Nosh, Schlep, Schluff: Babyiddish ($5.99) by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Tiphanie Beeke. Toddlers’ activities introduce Yiddish terms. (up to 4)

Elmo’s Tricky Tongue Twisters ($4.99) by Sarah Albee, illus. by Maggie Swanson, collects rhymes about the Muppets. (1-4)

Grouches Are Green ($6.99) by Naomi Kleinberg, illus. by Joe Mathieu. Oscar teaches his friends how to be more eco-conscious. (1-4)

Elmo Doodle Dandy ($4.99) by Naomi Kleinberg, illus. by Christopher Moroney. Elmo and pals stage a Fourth of July parade. (1-4)

Moo, Moo Brown Cow! Have You Any Milk? ($16.99) by Phillis Gershator, illus. by Giselle Potter, offers a spin on Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, plus animal facts. (2-5)

Ollie & Moon ($15.99) by Diane Kredensor, photos by Sandra Kress. This guessing-game tale stars two feline friends in Paris. (3-6)

Fred and Ted’s Road Trip ($8.99) by Peter Eastman. Things don’t go as planned on this canine duo’s road trip. (4-7)

The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye ($16.99) by Jane Yolen, illus. by Jim LaMarche, aims to help children cope with the loss of a pet. (4-8)

Babo’s Cookie Problem ($12.99) by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim. After refusing to share his cookie, Babo learns a lesson. (6-up)

Cheesie Mack Is Not a Genius or Anything ($15.99) by Steve Cotler, illus. by Adam McCauley. A boy records what happened before, after, and during fifth-grade graduation. (8-12)

Lexie ($15.99) by Audrey Couloumbis, illus. by Julia Denos. After Lexie’s parents divorce, her mother won’t be on the family vacation—but her father’s girlfriend will. (8-12)

Second Fiddle ($16.99) by Rosanne Parry. Friends travel from Berlin to Paris—and into danger—in this novel set after the fall of the Berlin Wall. (8-12)

The Resisters ($16.99) by Eric Nylund. Fifty years ago, aliens took over the minds of everyone over the age of 13, and now kids are fighting back. (10-14)

Faerie Winter ($16.99) by Janni Lee Simner is a companion to Bones of Faerie. (12-up)

Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales ($18.99) by Tamora Pierce collects six stories from the land of Tortall. (12-up)

Welcome to Bordertown ($19.99), compiled by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner. This urban fantasy anthology includes stories by Neil Gaiman, Cory Doctorow, and others. (14-up)

Blood Magic ($17.99) by Tessa Gratton. After her parents’ alleged murder-suicide, Silla receives a book of spells and decides to cast a few. (14-up)

Exposed ($16.99) by Kimberly Marcus. Everything a teen knows about herself, photography, family, and friendship shifts out of focus after a startling accusation. (14-up)


Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection adds Fox in Socks, Bricks and Blocks by Dr. Seuss, illus. by Jan Gerardi ($7.99, up to 3). Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library offers Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry? All About Deserts by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu ($8.99, 5-8). Stepping Stone Books gains The Golden Ghost by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Peter Ferguson ($12.99, 6-9). The Black Stallion and the Lost City is a new Black Stallion novel by Steve Farley ($16.99, 9-12). And Heck presents Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck by Dale Basye, illus. by Bob Dob ($16.99, 9-13).


Squish: Super Amoeba ($6.99) by Matthew Holm and Jennifer L. Holm launches a graphic-novel series about an amoeba trying to figure out his place in the world. (7-10)

Paperback Series

Barbie stars in A Fairy Secret by Mary Man-Kong ($3.99, 3-7). I Can Be... offers I Can Be... A Zoo Vet and I Can Be... A Cheerleader, illus. by Kellee Riley ($4.99 each, 3-7). The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That issues How Wet Can You Get? by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu ($3.99, 3-7). Thomas and Friends welcomes Runaway Engine! by Rev. W. Awdry, illus. by Tommy Stubbs ($4.99, 3-7). And Iron Man: Armored Adventures presents Trial by Fire!/Awesome Armory! by Frank Berrios, illus. by Michael Borkowski ($4.99, 3-7).

New Step into Reading Books are Barbie: A Fairy Secret by Christy Webster; Thomas and Friends: Animals Everywhere! by Rev. W. Awdry, illus. by Richard Courtney; Ducks Go Vroom by Jan Kohuth, illus. by Viviana Garofoli; Flip Flop! by Dana Meachen Rau, illus. by Jana Christy Mitchell; Barbie: I Can Be a Ballerina by Christy Webster, illus. by Kellee Riley; A Monster Is Coming! by David L. Harrison, illus. by Hans Wilhelm; and Now You See Me... by Tish Rabe, illus. by Christopher Moroney ($3.99 each, 4-6); Barbie: Fairytale Collection ($7.99, 4-6); Generator Rex: Leader of the Pack by Jason Gots, illus. by Ethen Beavers; and Sleeping Bootsie by Maribeth Boelts, illus. by Patricia Cantor ($3.99 each, 5-8); DC Super Friends: T. Rex Trouble! by Billy Wrecks ($3.99, 6-8); and Iron Man: Armored Adventures: Panther’s Prey! by Dennis Shealy, illus. by Patrick Spaziante ($3.99, 6-11).

Babymouse continues with Mad Scientist by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm ($6.99, 7-10). Joining Looking Glass Library is Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster ($10.99, 8-12). Dragon Keepers gains The Dragon in the Volcano by Kate Klimo, illus. by John Shroades ($15.99, 8-12). And Horse Diaries adds Yatimah by Catherine Hapka, illus. by Ruth Sanderson ($6.99, 8-12).


Grandma Calls Me Gigglepie ($7.99) by J.D. Lester, illus. by Hiroe Nakata, uses nicknames to examine the baby-grandmother bond. (up to 3)

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe ($6.99) by Salina Yoon is a counting book with a circus theme. (up to 3)

Who Do I See? ($6.99) by Salina Yoon is a guess-the-animal book. (up to 3)


Clackers adds Monkey and Crocodileby Luana Rinaldo ($5.99 each, up to 3).


Alice-Miranda at School ($14.99) by Jacqueline Harvey. A girl’s initial experience at boarding school doesn’t go as she expects. (7-10)

Amos Daragon #1: The Mask Wearer ($16.99) by Bryan Perro, trans. from the French by Y. Maudet, launches a series, first published in Canada, about a boy who’s given a mask capable of harnessing the wind. (8-12)

The Friendship Doll ($15.99) by Kirby Larson. A Japanese friendship doll changes the lives of four girls. (9-12)

You’ll Like It Here (Everybody Does) ($17.99) by Ruth White introduces a family of aliens who look like earthlings. (9-12)

Gossip from the Girls’ Room: A Blogtastic! Novel ($12.99) by Rose Cooper. A sixth-grader blogs about her school. (10-up)

The Reinvention of Bessica Lefter ($16.99) by Kristen Tracy. Bessica has been forbidden to see her best friend, so she must start middle school alone. (10-up)

Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World of Food: Brains, Bugs, and Blood Sausage ($15.99) by Andrew Zimmern offers an international tour of unusual foods. (10-up)

No God But God: The Origins and Evolution of Islam ($16.99) by Reza Aslan presents an introduction to Islam. (12-up)

The Iron Thorn ($17.99) by Caitlin Kittredge is the debut book in a series set in a city built upon dark secrets. (12-up)

Timeless ($16.99) by Alexandra Monir is a time-travel romance that spans a century, from New York’s Gilded Age to the present. (12-up)

Orchards ($17.99) by Holly Thompson is a novel in verse about a half-Japanese teen who spends the summer in Japan after a schoolmate’s suicide. (12-up)

All Just Glass ($15.99) by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes tells of a battle that will forever change the Den of Shadows. (12-up)

Daughter of Xanadu ($17.99) by Dori Jones Yang. A princess determined to become a warrior does not want to be distracted by charming foreigner Marco Polo. (12-up)

The Queen of Water ($16.99) by Laura Resau and Maria-Virginia Farinango. This account of a girl’s journey to self-discovery is based on a true story. (12-up)

Warped ($16.99) by Maurissa Guibord. A teen tangles with the Fates when she encounters an evil sorceress who steals threads of human lives. (12-up)

7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes ($16.99) by Amber Kizer describes the ordeals of a high-school sophomore. (14-up)

Like Mandarin ($17.99) by Kirsten Hubbard. This story of an intense, explosive friendship is set in the Wyoming Badlands. (14-up)

Other Words for Love ($17.99) by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal. Ari finds love at her new high school. (14-up)

Rotters ($16.99) by Daniel Kraus is a novel about fathers and sons, complex family ties, taboos, and mortality. (14-up)

So Shelly ($17.99) by Ty Roth is a modern-day retelling of the friendships among poets Keats, Byron, and the Shelleys. (14-up)

Paper Covers Rock ($16.99) by Jenny Hubbard. After a drowning at his boarding school, a boy must choose between his best friend and the teacher who believes in him. (14-up)

You Don’t Know About Me ($17.99) by Brian Meehl is a reimagining of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. (14-up)


I So Don’t Do Mysteries releases I So Don’t Do Famous by Barrie Summy ($16.99, 10-up). Fallen adds Passion by Lauren Kate ($17.99, 12-up). The Warlock joins The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott ($18.99, 12-up). Scarlett Wakefield returns in Kiss of Death by Lauren Henderson ($16.99, 12-up). And Forest of Hands and Teeth Trilogy concludes with The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan ($17.99, 14-up).


The Grace Mysteries: Assassin & Betrayal ($6.99) by Lady Grace Cavendish offers two tales about a daring girl in the Elizabethan court. (9-12)


Peek and Play ($7.99) by Kristen Depken is an interactive board book based on the Toy Story movies. (up to 4)

Princess Surprises ($7.99) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Francesco Legramandi. This Disney Princess story features sliding windows. (up to 4)

Cars 2 Slide Tab Board Book ($7.99). Tabs slide to reveal racetrack action. (up to 4)

Rolling with Mater! ($8.99) by Frank Berrios. This Cars tie-in is a shaped board book with wheels. (1-3)

Cars 2 Little Golden Book ($3.99) is a tie-in to this film. (2-5)

Cars Little Golden Book Favorites and Toy Story Little Golden Book Favorites ($6.99 each) collect three books based on these films. (2-5)

Tinker Bell ($3.99) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez reveals how Tinker Bell discovered her tinkering talent. (2-5)

Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust ($7.99) compiles three Tinker Bell tales. (3-7)

Three Toy Stories ($7.99) retells the three Toy Story movies. (3-7)


Aurora and the Helpful Dragon/Tiana and Her Furry Friend ($4.99). This storybook about these princesses includes stickers. (3-7)

The Beauty of Nature ($3.99) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Elisa Marrucchi. Disney princesses help take care of nature. (3-7)

Born to Play ($4.99) by Kristen Depken is a 3D adventure based on Toy Story. (3-7)

Cars 2 Pictureback ($3.99) stars the characters from Cars 2. (3-7)

Monster Truck Mater ($4.99) by Frank Berrios. Mater wrestles monster trucks in this 3D Cars Toons tie-in. (3-7)

Nature’s Little Helpers ($3.99) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Constance Allen and Caterina Giorgetti. Tinker Bell and Disney Fairies care for the environment. (3-7)

Peek Inside Pixie Hollow ($4.99) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez. Tinker Bell and other fairies star in this 3D story. (3-7)

A Tale of Two Gardens ($3.99) by Meika Hashimoto. This storybook based on the movie Gnomeo & Juliet includes stickers. (3-7)

To Infinity... and Beyond! ($3.99) is a Toy Story coloring and activity book. (3-7)

Wild West Showdown! ($3.99) by Kristen Depken ties into Toy Story 3. (3-7)

Paperback Series

Step Into Reading adds Beautiful Brides by Melissa Lagonegro, illus. by Elisa Marrucchi; Cars 2: Step into Reading #1 and Step Into Reading #2; Go, Go, Go! by Lagonegro, illus. by Ron Cohee; A Horse and a Hero by Daisy Alberto; and Move Out! by Apple Jordan ($3.99 each, 4-6); Five Fast Tales ($7.99, 4-6); Please Don’t Feed the Tiger Lily! by Tennant Redbank ($3.99, 5-8); and Tinker Bell: Three Fairy Tales ($7.99, 5-8).


Johnny Swanson ($16.99) by Eleanor Updale. Set in 1929, this mystery centers on a troublemaking boy. (8-12)

Pocket Cats: Paw Power ($13.99) by Kitty Wells, illus. by Joanna Harrison, begins a series about a girl and her ceramic cats that come to life when she needs help. (7-10)

Tall Story ($16.99) by Candy Gourlay is told in the alternating voices of a girl and the eight-foot tall half-brother she is getting to know. (10-up)

Mistress of the Storm ($16.99) by M.L. Welsh. A girl must solve an ancient riddle and protect her family from an evil woman who can create storms at will. (8-12)

Noah Barleywater Runs Away ($16.99) by John Boyne, illus. by Oliver Jeffers. Venturing deep in the forest, a boy meets a toymaker with an unusual story. (8-12)



Thomas and Friends by Rev. W. Awdry adds Slide and Seek!, illus. by Richard Courtney ($7.99, up to 4); and Rolling on the Rails ($8.99, 1-3). And Peter Cottontail returns in My Easter Basket, illus. by Linda Karl ($4.99, up to 5).


I Am Cinderella by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, I Am Lightning McQueen by Frank Berrios, I Am Rapunzel, and I Am Sheriff Woody by Meika Hashimoto ($4.99 each) are board books about these Disney characters. (up to 4)


Blackbeard’s Revenge ($6.99) is a 3D storybook based on this film. (5-9)


Farmyard Beat ($15.99) by Lindsey Craig, illus. by Marc Brown. Animals stage a farmyard dance-a-thon. (1-4)

Mine! ($16.99) by Shutta Crum, illus. by Patrice Barton. Two children and a dog discover the challenges and joys of sharing. (1-4)

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons ($15.99) by Il Sung Na shows how animals adapt to the changing seasons. (1-5)

Little Mist ($16.99) by Angela McAllister, illus. by Sarah Fox-Davies. With his mother’s help, a snow leopard cub learns about his mountain habitat. (2-6)

10 Easter Egg Hunters ($8.99) by Janet Schulman, illus. by Linda Davick, is a companion to 10 Trick-or-Treaters. (3-8)

We Love Our School! ($7.99) by Judy Sierra, illus. by Linda Davick. Animals enjoy the first day of school in this story combining rhymes and rebuses. (4-6)

The Wicked Big Toddlah Goes to New York ($16.99) by Kevin Hawkes is a sequel to The Wicked Big Toddlah. (4-8)

Three by the Sea ($17.99) by Mini Grey. Dog, Cat, and Mouse live happily in their beach hut until a mysterious stranger arrives. (4-8)

All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel ($16.99) by Dan Yaccarino traces four generations of the author’s family from Sorrento to New York City. (5-9)

Monkey and Elephant’s Worst Fight Ever! ($15.99) by Michael Townsend. Best friends learn that talking is the best way to resolve a conflict. (5-8)

A Photo for Greta ($16.99) by Anna Alter reveals a special bond between father and daughter, even when one must be away from home. (5-8)

Tillie the Terrible Swede ($17.99) by Sue Stauffacher, illus. by Sarah McMenemy, profiles the women’s bicycle-riding champion of the world. (5-8)

The Door in the Forest ($16.99) by Roderick Townley. Searching for a mysterious island, two children encounter menacing soldiers and powerful secrets. (8-12)

The Emerald Atlas ($17.99) by John Stephens launches a fantasy trilogy about three children with special powers who may be able to change the course of history. (8-12)

The Genius of Islam ($17.99) by Bryn Barnard showcases Islam’s contributions to civilization. (8-12)

Young Fredle ($16.99) by Cynthia Voigt, illus. by Louise Yates, explores discovery, perspective, and the meaning of home through the eyes of a worried mouse. (8-12)

When Life Gives You O.J. ($15.99) by Erica S. Perl. Zelly wants a dog of her own, but her eccentric grandfather hatches a plan involving a “practice dog.” (8-12)

Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy ($19.99) by Al Marrin recounts the tragic 1911 fire in New York City’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. (10-up)

Four Seasons ($15.99) by Jane Breskin Zalben centers on a young pianist studying at the Juilliard School in New York. (10-up)

The FitzOsbornes in Exile ($17.99) by Michelle Cooper is a follow-up to A Brief History of Montmaray. (12-up)

The Floating Islands ($16.99) by Rachel Neumeier. After losing his family in a disaster, Trei searches out relatives in a new land. (12-up)

Jasper Jones ($16.99) by Craig Silvey. In a small mining town, a bookish boy’s life is turned upside-down after a horrible secret is revealed. (12-up)

Jersey Tomatoes Are the Best ($16.99) by Mara Padian. Best friends experience a life-changing summer in this novel about anorexia and the pressures teens face. (12-up)

Kindred ($12.99) by Tammar Stein. A visit from an archangel sends Miriam on a desperate mission to save two of her contemporaries. (12-up)

The Lucky Kind ($16.99) by Alyssa B. Sheinmel. Someone from Nick’s father’s past resurfaces and changes everything Nick thought he knew. (12-up)

The Revenant ($16.99) by Sonia Gensler. A ghost story and murder mystery converge in this novel set in Victorian-era Cherokee territory. (12-up)

The Running Dream ($16.99) by Wendelin Van Draanen. A track star must revise her dreams after losing her leg in a car accident. (12-up)

Tighter ($16.99) by Adele Griffin. On a New England island, a teenage girl navigates the increasingly blurred divide between the living and the dead. (12-up)

Badd ($16.99) by Tim Tharp. A girl rethinks her identity when her brother returns home unrecognizable after serving in Iraq. (14-up)

The Chamber of Five ($16.99) by Michael Harmon. A boy attempts to take down a secret society at his private school. (14-up)

Throat ($16.99) by R.A. Nelson. After being attacked by a vampire, a teen emerges a half-vampire. (14-up)


Kickers continues with Game-Day Jitters by Rich Wallace, illus. by Jimmy Holder ($12.99, 7-10). Animal Rescue Team adds Show Time by Sue Stauffacher, illus. by Priscilla Lamont ($12.99, 8-10). The Penderwicks gains The Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall ($16.99, 8-12). How Tia Lola Saved the Summer joins The Tia Lola Stories by Julia Alvarez ($15.99, 8-12). And The Red Blazer Girls offers This Mistaken Masterpiece by Michael D. Beil ($16.99, 10-up).


A Million Miles from Boston ($15.99) by Karen Day. Set on the Maine coast, this is a summer story of change, friendship, and growing up. (8-12)

Calli Be Gold ($15.99) by Michele Weber Hurwitz. A girl from a very successful family discovers she’s really good at being a regular kid. (8-12)

Liar, Liar ($12.99) by Gary Paulsen centers on a boy who gets trapped in his own web of lies. (8-12)

Flip ($16.99) by Martyn Bedford is a psychological thriller featuring a soul whose will to live knows no limits. (12-up)

My Not-So-Still Life ($15.99) by Liz Gallagher is a follow-up to The Opposite of Invisible. (14-up)


Zigzag Kids by Patricia Reilly Giff continues with Flying Feet ($11.99, 7-10). And Calvin Coconut returns in Hero of Hawaii by Graham Salisbury ($12.99, 7-11).


Richard Scarry’s Egg in the Hole ($8.99) by Richard Scarry reissues this book from 1967 with a new trim size. (up to 3)

I’m a Monster Truck ($3.99) by Dennis Shealy, illus. by Bob Staake, introduces a big vehicle. (2-5)

Little Golden Book Bible Favorites ($6.99) by Christin Ditchfield, Pamela Broughton, and Diane Muldrow compiles three Little Golden Book bible story collections. (2-5)

Today with Meg and Ted ($9.99) by Kimberly Gee spotlights the activities of two children. (2-5)

Where Do Giggles Come From? ($3.99) by Diane Muldrow, illus. by Anne Kennedy, reveals children giggling while playing games. (2-5)


Dora the Explorer stars in Dora’s Birthday Surprise, illus. by Dave Aikins ($10.99, up to 4); and Dora and the Unicorn King by Molly Reisner, illus. by Aikins ($3.99, 2-5). SpongeBob SquarePants welcomes Mr. FancyPants!, illus. by Caleb Meurer ($10.99, up to 4); and Top of the Class! by James Killeen, illus. by Heather Martinez ($3.99, 2-5). Barbie returns in A Fairy Secret by Mary Man-Kong ($3.99, 2-5). DC Super Friends greets Big Heroes! by Billy Wrecks ($3.99, 2-5). Dinosaur Train offers Hooting, Tooting Dinosaurs by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Paul Conrad ($3.99, 2-5). Ni Hao, Kai-lan adds Make a Splash!, illus. by Jason Fruchter ($3.99, 2-5). Thomas and Friends gains Misty Island Rescue by Georges Duplaix, illus. by Tibor Gergely ($3.99, 2-5). Nickelodeon Little Golden Books Favorites is a new Nickelodeon release ($6.99, 2-5). And Wonder Pets! issues Over the Moon!, illus. by Kellee Riley ($3.99, 2-5).


A Ball for Daisy ($16.99) by Chris Raschka. In this wordless tale, a dog loses her ball and makes a friend. (3-7)

Edwin Speaks Up ($16.99) by April Stevens, illus. by Sophie Blackall. On a chaotic family trip to the supermarket, a baby ferret tries to be heard. (4-8)

The Best Birthday Party Ever ($16.99) by Jennifer LaRue Huget, illus. by LeUyen Pham. A girl imagines her party will include elephants, a Ferris wheel, and a castle. (4-8)

The Honeybee Man ($17.99) by Lela Nargi, illus. by Kyrsten Brooker. A Brooklyn beekeeper makes honey from his rooftop beehive. (4-8)

How to Get a Job... by Me, the Boss ($17.99) by Sally Lloyd-Jones, illus. by Sue Heap. The narrator of How to Be a Baby offers advice on finding a job. (4-8)

Polka Dot Penguin Pottery ($16.99) by Lenore Look, illus. by Yumi Heo, recounts a trip to a paint-your-own pottery studio. (4-8)

The Watcher ($17.99) by Jeanette Winter charts the life of Jane Goodall. (4-8)

Before There Was Mozart: The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George ($17.99) by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illus. by James E. Ransome, profiles this black 18th-century French composer and violinist. (5-9)

Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart ($18.99) by Candace Fleming chronicles the life of this aviatrix. (8-12)


If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet ($17.99) by Leslie McGuirk is an ABC book featuring rocks. (All ages)

Chicken, Chicken, Duck! ($14.99) by Nadia Krilanovich. Duck and his barnyard friends, quack, cluck, and squawk throughout this tale. (1-4)

Big Bunny ($14.99) by Betseygail Rand and Colleen Rand, illus. by C.S.W. Rand. After Big Bunny breaks some decorated Easter eggs, her smaller friends offer advice. (3-5)

Buglette the Messy Sleeper ($15.99) by Bethanie Deeney Murguia. A bug who’s a messy sleeper is afraid she’ll wake a scary crow, until her big dreams help her out. (3-5)

Jam & Honey ($15.99) by Melita Morales, illus. by Laura J. Bryant. A girl and a bee show what it means to live peaceably together. (3-5)

Donovan’s Big Day ($14.99) by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Mike Dutton. A boy prepares for his big job on the day of his two mothers’ wedding. (4-7)

Why Do I Have to Make My Bed? Or, a History of Messy Rooms ($16.99) by Wade Bradford, illus. by Johanna van der Sterre, chronicles bed-making through the ages. (4-7)

For the Love of Music ($16.99) by Elizabeth Rusch, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, profiles Maria Anna Mozart, Wolfgang’s musically talented sister. (5-8)

A Dazzling Display of Dogs ($16.99) by Betsy Franco, illus. by Michael Wertz, collects poems celebrating canines. (8-12)


Busy Book issues Busy Elephants by John Schindel, photos by Martin Harvey ($6.99, up to 3).


The Dragon and the Turtle Go on Safari ($11.99) by Donita Paul and Evangeline Denmark, illus. by Vincent Nguyen. While camping out, a dragon and turtle discover that friendship is stronger than their fear of the dark. (3-6)

God Gave Us the World ($10.99) by Lisa Tawn Bergren, illus. by Laura J. Bryant. At a museum, a bear cub asks his mother about all the different bears in God’s world. (3-8)


The Dragons of Chiril ($13.99) by Donita Paul. Tipper needs a dragonkeeper’s help after learning she unknowingly endangered the foundation of her magical world. (11-up)

Breath of Angel ($9.99) by Karyn Henley. In a fantasy world, a girl discovers her true identity and must decide what she’ll risk to free her world. (12-up)


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)


Dragons: Camelot ($9.99) by Colin Thompson. Was King Arthur a spoiled brat nobody could tolerate? (9-12)

Quillblade ($12.99) by Ben Chandler. A twin brother and sister are slaves aboard an airship that is stolen on its maiden voyage. (12-up)

Surf for Your Life: Grommets’ Edition ($14.99) by Mick Fanning and Tim Baker. Two-time world champion surfer Fanning shares his story. (12-up)

Paperback Series

The Laws of Magic adds Time of Trial by Michael Pryor ($9.99, 12-up).


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)


Slice ($9.99) by Steven Herrick introduces a teenager who can cope with anything—if he’d learn to keep his mouth closed. (12-up)


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)


Molly and the Night Monster ($9.99) by Chris Wormell. What’s making the sound that wakes Molly up in the middle of the night? (3-5)

Snoring Beauty ($9.99) by Rachael Mortimer, illus. by Amanda Helberg. Princes from all over the world line up to kiss a snoring princess. (3-5)


Amazingly Wonderful Things ($16.95) by Marla Hohmeier, illus. by Penny Weber, reveals what can happen when a child’s imagination is set free. (4-8)

Mr. Biggs in the City/El Sr. Grande en la ciudad (bilingual and English-only editions, $16.95 each) by Kevin Bloomfield. Is Mr. Biggs too big for the city? (4-8)

The Park Our Town Built/El parque que nuestro pueblo construyó (bilingual and English-only editions, $16.95 each) by Diane Gonzales Bertrand, illus. by Tanja Bauerle. After townsfolk work together to build a park, they celebrate with a party and fireworks. (4-8)


Marco returns in The Adventures of Marco Flamingo in the Jungle/Las aventuras deMarco Flamenco en la junglaby Sheila Jarkins (bilingual and English-only editions, $16.95 each, 4-8).


Five Little Ducks and Four Little Puppies ($9.99 each), illus. by Laura Ferraro Close, are board books with die cuts and embedded felt pieces. (2-5)

Disney Winnie the Pooh Take Along Tunes ($19.99) includes a storybook and music player with 20 tunes. (2-5)

Imagine with Elmo Magnetic Buddy Storybook ($15.99) offers a magnetic fabric Elmo doll that adheres to scenes. (2-5)

My Big Dump Truck, My Big Fire Truck, and My Giant Tractor ($5.99 each) are shaped board books with handles. (2-5)

Disney Winnie the Pooh Fun with Pooh Bear ($14.99) is a storybook with a gatefold and magnetic fabric doll. (2-5)

Barbie Loves Lacy Pet Purse Storybook ($10.99) is a purse-shaped book about Barbie and her puppy. (3-5)

Disney Cars 2 Loud as Lightning Storybook and Sound FX Car ($17.99) presents a die-cut book with a motion-activated sound-effects car. (3-6)

Disney Cars 2 Best Friends Record-a-Book ($21.99) includes a storybook with a recording device. (3-6)

Disney Cars 2 Movie Theater Storybook ($19.99) features a projector with five picture discs. (3-6)

Tractor Trouble Drive Through Storybook and The Enchanted Princess Drive Through Storybook ($12.99 each), illus. by Sarah Pitt. Readers move a plastic tractor or princess along a slotted path through the pages of these books. (3-6)

Good Night Sun, Hello Moon ($10.99), illus. by Chi Chung. Graduated pages give the illusion of the sun disappearing as the moon comes out. (3-6)

Busy Day Bunnies: A CarryAlong Treasury ($14.99). This book about bunnies features a handle. (3-6)

Dora Rainbow Surprise ($14.99) is a case containing a book, play scene, and felt pieces. (3-6)

Disney Princess Magical Moments ($19.99) offers stories of three Disney Princesses, plus a tiara with musical sound chip. (3-8)

Marvel Heroes Movie Theater Storybook and Movie Projector ($19.99) includes five movie discs. (6-8)


Fisher-Price Little People issues Fisher-Price Little People to the Rescue and Fisher-Price Little People: We Can Build It! ($6.99 each, 6 mos.-3); and Fisher-Price Little People Farm Friends ($10.99, 6 mos.-3). And Dinosaur Train offers All Aboard! ($6.99, 2-5); and Let’s Go to Volcano Valley ($9.99, 2-5).


Barbie A Fairy Secret Panorama Sticker Storybook ($7.99) contains three panorama play scenes and reusable stickers. (3-8)

Marvel Heroes Built for Battle Storybooks with 3D Models ($8.99) contains die-cut foam pieces that can be used to construct models of Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Wolverine. (4-8)

The 50 States: A Fold-Out Vinyl Sticker Book ($9.99) profiles each state with two panorama scenes and two maps—one geographical, one political—that can be decorated with stickers.


Colors of Love and My Shining Star ($9.95 each) by Salina Yoon are board books featuring die cuts and a reflective mirror. (1-4)

I Feel Happy ($9.95) by Salina Yoon is an interactive board book that lets readers change the facial expressions of a baby via a wheel. (1-4)

The Legend of Messy M’Cheany ($17.95) by Kathie Lee Gifford concerns changing bad habits and includes a CD featuring songs sung by the author. (4-8)

Picklicious ($15.95) by Andy Myer. A pickle-loving boy gets dumped at a pickle factory. (4-8)

Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown ($13.95) by Charles M. Schulz. Linus tries to give up his beloved blanket before Grandma’s visit. (4-8)

The Wikkeling ($17.95) by Steven Arnston. A girl who lives in a futuristic world ruled by computers discovers the secrets of a past world. (8-12)

Dragon World: Secrets of the Dragon Domain ($18.95) by Stella Caldwell includes dragon profiles, maps, and diagrams. (8-12)

Blackbeard ($14.95) by Pat Croce is an illustrated portrait of this villain. (8-12)

Purple Daze ($16.95) by Sherry Shahan. In 1965 L.A., six teens share their feelings on war, feminism, riots, rock ‘n’ roll, school, and friendship. (14-up)


Corsets and Clockwork: 13 Steampunk Romances ($9.95), ed. by Trisha Telep, is a collection of urban fantasies. (14-up)

Truth & Dare: 21 Tales of Heartbreak and Happiness ($9.95), ed. by Liz Miles, compiles short stories told from the perspectives of teens. (14-up)

Paperback Series

Lost Souls continues with Deadlands by Mel Odom, created by Jordan Weisman ($16.95, 8-12).



Three Bears of the Pacific Northwest ($16.95) by Marcia Vaughan and Richard Lee Vaughan, illus. by Jeremiah Trammell. Two bears help a toy bear find his family. (5-8)


Patsy Ann of Alaska: The True Story of a Dog ($10.95) by Tricia Brown, illus. by Jim Fowler, tells of a terrier who became the official greeter of Juneau, Alaska. (5-8)




I See the Sun welcomes I See the Sun in Afghanistan by Dedie King, illus. by Judith Inglese ($12.95, 5-up).

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The 39 Clues adds Vespers Rising by Rick Riordan, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman, and Jude Watson ($12.99, 8-12). And Dear America continues with Like the Willow Tree by Lois Lowry and Cannons at Dawn by Kristiana Gregory ($12.99 each, 8-12).


LaRue Across America: Postcards from the Vacation ($16.99) by Mark Teague. Canine Ike LaRue sends postcards of protest when forced to go on a road trip with two cats. (4-8)


I SPY Spectacular ($13.99) by Jean Marzollo, photos by Walter Wick. This roundup of picture riddles celebrates I SPY’s 20th anniversary. (All ages)

Benny’s Chocolate Bunny ($7.99) by Janee Trasler. Benny’s chocolate bunny becomes his new best friend. (up to 3)

Easter Bunny’s Basket ($6.99) by Lily Karr, illus. by Kyle Poling, is a shaped board book with flaps. (up to 3)

Farm Parade! ($8.99) by Thom Wiley, illus. by Benji Davies. This board book unfolds to reveal a five-foot long animal parade. (up to 3)

The More We Get Together ($6.99) by Caroline Jayne Church is a board book based on this song celebrating friendship. (up to 3)

My Precious Little Bear ($8.99) by Claire Freedman, illus. by Gavin Scott, offers a rhyming tale about a curious cub. (up to 3)

What Does Cow Say? ($8.99) by Joan Holub, illus. by Jannie Ho. This board book with flaps showcases animal sounds. (up to 3)

You Are My Sunshine ($6.99) by Jimmie Davis, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church, is a board book featuring this song. (up to 3)

Big Bug, Little Bug ($12.99) by Paul Stickland is a book of opposites starring bugs. (2-4)

My Candy Castle, My Glitter Castle, and My Rainbow Castle ($9.99 each) by Sarah Albee. A princess searches for lost items in these castle-shaped board books with flaps. (2-4)

Have You Seen Duck? ($8.99) by Janet A. Holmes, illus. by Jonathan Bentley. A boy looks for his missing stuffed duck. (3-7)

Green Shamrocks ($6.99) by Eve Bunting, illus. by Joelle Dreidemy. Will Rabbit find his lost pot of gold in time for the parade? (4-8)


Emma Dodd’s Dot and Dash are back in Dot and Dash Learn to Share($3.99, 2-4); and Dot and Dash Play Together ($8.99, 2-4). And How Do Dinosaurs... gains How Do Dinosaurs Play All Day? by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague ($6.99, 2-5).

Paperback Series

New Scholastic Readers are Clifford and the Big Parade, Clifford’s Class Trip, Clifford Goes to the Doctor, and Clifford Makes the Team by Norman Bridwell ($3.99 each, 4-7); Hippo and Rabbit in Three Short Tales by Jeff Mack ($3.99, 4-7); Rainbow Magic: A Fairy Ballet by Daisy Meadows ($3.99, 6-8); and Pony Mysteries #1: Penny & Pepper by Jeanne Betancourt, illus. by Kellee Riley ($3.99, 6-9).


I’m Me! ($17.99) by Sara Sheridan, illus. by Margaret Chamberlain. This tale about a game of pretend emphasizes the importance of being oneself. (3-5)

Flood and Fire ($17.99) by Emily Diamand. An omnipotent computer threatens to wipe out humanity in this sequel to Raiders’ Ransom. (8-12)

Sequins, Secrets, and Silver Linings ($16.99) by Sophia Bennett. Three trendy London friends meet a refugee girl who is a talented designer. (12-16)

Numbers: The Chaos ($17.99) by Rachel Ward is a sequel to Numbers. (14-up)


Tunnels gains Closer by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams ($18.99, 9-14).



Cantaba la rana/The Frog Was Singing ($5.99) by Rita Rosa Ruesga, illus. by Soledad Sebastián, is a bilingual collection of Latin American nursery rhymes. (4-7)

Paperback in Spanish

Las aventuras de Uuk y Gluk, cavernícolas del futuro y maestros de kung fu/The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future ($5.99) by Dav Pilkey. (5-8).

Paperback Series in Spanish

Lector de Scholastic Nivel 1 (Scholastic Reader Level 1) issues Clifford juega béisbol (Clifford Makes the Team) by Norman Bridwell ($3.99, 4-7). And Escalofríos HorrorLandia (Goosebumps HorrorLand) adds El Dr. Maníaco contra Robby Schwartz (Dr. Maniac vs. Robby Schwartz) by R.L. Stine ($5.99, 8-12).



Missile Mouse returns in Rescue on Tankium3 by Jake Parker ($21.99, paper $10.99, 8-12). And Bone adds Quest for the Spark, Book 1 by Tom Sniegoski, illus. by Jeff Smith ($22.99, paper $10.99, 9-12).

Paperback Series

Pilot & Huxley debuts with The First Adventure by Dan McGuiness($7.99, 7-9). And Knights of the Lunch Table continues with The Battling Bands by Frank Camusso ($10.99, 9-12).


Chalk the Block ($12.99) by Michael Sherman packages a handbook to inspire sidewalk art with chalk. (6-up)

The Marvelous Book of Magical Horses ($19.99) by Eva Steele-Saccio includes paper ponies, paper fairies, and 250 punch-out items to dress them up. (6-up)

Safety Pin Bracelets ($19.99) by Kaitlyn Nichols provides instructions and materials to create 12 bracelets. (8-up)

The Encyclopedia of Immaturity ($16.99) offers write-in-the-book activities, plus a pen. (8-up)

Fabulous Flowers ($19.99) by Anne Akers Johnson presents instructions, materials, and a tool for making paper flowers. (8-up)

The Klutz Guide to the Galaxy ($19.99) by Pat Murphy includes an astronomy manual, a telescope to assemble, and a flashlight. (8-up)

Sticker Design Studio ($16.99) by Karen Phillips contains 500 die-cut designs for making stickers. (8-up)

Thumb Wars: The Ultimate Guide ($12.99) by Eva Steele-Saccio rounds up challenges and strategies for thumb wrestling. (8-up)

Friendship Pixies ($16.99) by Karen Phillips offers directions and materials to make wire pixie figures. (8-up)

Rule the World: 119 Shortcuts to Total World Domination ($16.99) is a guide to ruling the world. (8-up)

Draw Your World Your Way ($19.99) is a guide to drawing. (8-up)

Me Versus You: Head to Head Pencil Puzzles ($10.99) by Michael Sherman. This book of puzzles splits into two pad-and-pencil sets. (8-up)


The Sleepless Little Vampire ($16.99) by Richard Egielski. If not ghosts, bats, and skeletons, what keeps a young vampire awake? (3-7)

Meow Said the Cow ($16.99) by Emma Dodd. Barnyard animals’ noises get mixed up. (4-8)

Season of Secrets ($16.99) by Sally Nicholls. A girl overcomes tragedy with the help of a new friend who may have stepped out of an ancient myth. (8-12)

Sidekicks ($24.99, paper $12.99) by Dan Santat. When Captain Amazing announces a search for a new sidekick, his four pets try out. (8-12)

The Romeo and Juliet Code ($16.99) by Phoebe Stone. Felicity needs a boy’s help deciphering encrypted letters that might explain a mystery about her parents. (9-12)

The Lovely Shoes ($16.99) by Susan Shreve. Franny gets the chance to travel to Italy with her mother and exchange her orthopedic shoes for more glamorous ones. (9-12)

Warp Speed ($16.99) by Lisa Yee. A shy boy is no longer invisible when he accidentally draws the attention of the school bully. (9-14)

Words in the Dust ($17.99) by Trent Reedy. After American soldiers arrive in her village, an Afghan girl’s life changes and she begins to read poetry. (9-14)

Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan ($21.99) by Shaun Tan compiles three previously published stories. (10-up)



Chuggington adds Welcome to Chuggington ($8.99, 3-5); and All Around Chuggington by Alana Cohen ($9.99, 3-5). Lego City issues Heroes by Cohen ($9.99, 3-5). Angel Cat Sugar reappears in Tea Party ($8.99, 4-8). And Lego Star Wars offers Save the Galaxy by Ace Landers ($9.99, 5-up).

Paperback Series

Star Wars introduces Head to Head Tag Teams ($8.99, all ages).Chuggington presents The Chugger Championship and Koko on Call by Michael Anthony Steele ($3.99 each, 3-5); Let’s Ride the Rails ($6.99, 3-5); and Wilson and the Ice Cream Fair and Braking Brewster by Mara Conlon ($3.99 each, 4-7). Lego City welcomes Escape from Lego City by Ace Landers ($6.99, 3-5); and Work This Farm by Michael Anthony Steele ($3.99, 3-5). Dragon releases Time for a Picnic by Ivy Silver ($4.99, 4-7). Angel Cat Sugar greets Star of the Ballet by Ellie O’Ryan ($3.99, 4-8). And Barbie is back in A Fairy Secret by Nicole Corse ($4.99, 5-8).

Scooby-Doo stars in The Carnival Creep by Sonia Sander ($3.99, 4-8). Pokémon gains Johto Reader #2: The Runaway Pokémon by Simcha Whitehill ($3.99, 4-8); and Johto Chapter Book #2: The Battle for Sunyshorestet Tower by Helena Mayer ($4.99, 7-10). New NBA titles are Top Ten Teams of the Decade by John Fawaz ($3.99, 5-8); and Megastars 2011 by John Smallwood, Jr. ($5.99, 7-10). Harry Potter Movie 7, Part 2 tie-ins are The World of Harry Potter Poster Book ($12.99, 5-12); Lego Harry Potter: Sticker Book ($6.99, 7-10); and Movie Magic ($6.99, 8-12). Moshi Monsters presents Moshling Collector’s Guide ($7.99, 5-12). And joining Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is Curioditties ($12.99, 7-up).


Who Am I? ($8.99) by Salina Yoon combines silhouette images with pull-out pages showcasing animals. (up to 3)



Bugs A-Z ($4.99) by Caroline Lawton rounds up bug facts and photos. (5-7)

Snake-a-phobia ($5.99) by Grace Norwich offers info about snakes and about battling snake phobia. (6-9)

World’s Cutest Puppies in 3-D ($7.99) by Katie McConnaughey features dog facts and 3-D pictures. (6-9)

100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet ($7.99) by Anna Claybourne focuses on such phenomena as the Great Wall of China, the aurora borealis, and the Amazon River. (8-12)

At the Edge ($6.99) by Larry Verstraete compiles 22 stories about individuals who made difficult decisions when faced with life-threatening situations. (9-12)

Profiles #1: The Civil War ($6.99) by Aaron Rosenberg offers biographies of six key figures of the era, including Lincoln, Clara Barton, and Frederick Douglass. (9-14)

Paperback Series

New Scholastic Readers are Seahorses by Nicole Corse and From Tadpole to Frog by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld ($3.99 each, 4-7); Nic Bishop Butterflies by Nic Bishop and Teeny Tiny Animals by Molly Kempf ($3.99 each, 6-8); and Lonesome George Finds His Friends by Victoria Kosara and Pet Heroes by Corse ($3.99 each, 6-9). Now You See It! offers Pupstyle by Corse ($5.99, 6-8). And MythBusters presents MythBusters Science Fair Book by Samantha Margles ($9.99, 8-12).


Story County: Here We Come! ($16.99) by Derek Anderson. A farmer and his animals create a farm from scratch. (2-6)

Bulldog’s Big Day ($16.99) by Kate McMullan, illus. by Pascal Lemaitre. Bulldog visits friends in various professions as he searches for the perfect job. (3-7)

The Underpants Zoo ($16.99) by Brian Sendelbach is set at a zoo where animals wear underpants. (3-8)


Last Dragon Chronicles gains Fire World by Chris d’Lacey ($18.99, 8-12).



Escape: Children of the Holocaust ($5.99) by Allan Zullo presents true accounts of children who survived the Holocaust. (8-12)

Paperback Series

Rainbow Magic by Daisy Meadows gains Special Editions: Emma the Easter Fairy and Cara the Camp Fairy ($6.99 each, 6-9); and The Ocean Fairies #1-7 ($4.99, 6-9). Geronimo Stilton continues with The Giant Diamond Robbery and Save the White Whale! by Geronimo Stilton ($6.99 each, 7-10); and Special Editions: Thea Stilton and the Cherry Blossom Adventure and Thea Stilton and the Star Castaways by Thea Stilton ($7.99 each, 7-10). I Survived offers I Survived Hurricane Katrina ($4.99, hardcover $16.99, 7-10). Kitty Corner debuts with Callie by Ellen Miles ($4.99, 7-10). Miles’s The Puppy Place welcomes Muttley and Ziggy ($4.99 each, 7-10). Sophie returns in Sophie and the Zillionaire and Sophie the Snoop by Lara Bergen ($4.99, 7-10). The new Animorphs launches with The Invasion and The Visitor by K.A. Applegate ($6.99 each, 8-12). And The Runaway Spell by Lexi Connor joins B Magical ($5.99, 8-12).

The Baby-sitters Club by Ann M. Martin greets Kristy’s Big Day and Claudia and Mean Janine ($5.99 each, 8-12). Candy Apple releases Miss Popularity and the Best Friend Disaster by Francesco Sedita ($5.99, 8-12). Cinderella Cleaners presents Swan Fake by Maya Gold ($5.99, 8-12). Joining Dear Dumb Diary are Okay, So Maybe I Do Have Superpowers and Me! (Just Like You, Only Better) by Jim Benton ($5.99 each, 8-12). Main Street offers Staying Together by Ann M. Martin ($6.99, 8-12). The Mysterious Four debuts with Hauntings and Heists by Don Poblocki ($5.99, 8-12). Launching Petal Pushers by Catherine R. Daly are Too Many Blooms, Flower Feud, and Best Buds ($5.99 each, 8-12). Poison Apple introduces Midnight Howl by Clare Hutton and Her Evil Twin by Mimi McCoy ($5.99 each, 8-12). Wildwood Stables continues with Taking the Leap by Suzanne Weyn ($5.99, 8-12). Titanic starts up with Unsinkable by Gordon Korman ($5.99, 9-12). And Eva Gray’s Behind the Gates and Run for Cover launch Tomorrow Girls ($6.99 each, 10-14).


The Vampire Stalker ($17.99) by Allison van Diepen. When Amy’s book-character crush shows up in real life, the two hunt down a dangerous vampire. (12-up)

Prom & Prejudice ($17.99) by Elizabeth Eulberg. This modern-day retelling of Pride and Prejudice stars a scholarship student at an elite boarding school. (13-up)

Abandon ($17.99) by Meg Cabot. Trying to uncover the mystery of a tragic death, a teenage girl is drawn to a dark stranger—who may be Death himself. (14-up)

Clarity ($16.99) by Kim Harrington. A psychic teen sets out to solve a murder in which her brother is the prime suspect. (14-up)

Consumed ($16.99) by Kate Cann. In this sequel to Possessed, Rayne learns that only she can stop the evil of Morton’s Keep. (14-up)

Wishful Thinking ($17.99) by Alexandra Bullen. Three enchanted dresses transport a teen to an unexpected time and place in this sequel to Wish. (14-up)


The Vampire’s Promise ($9.99) by Caroline B. Cooney is a bind-up of the Vampire’s Promise trilogy. (12-up)


Tony Baloney ($16.99) by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illus. by Edwin Fotheringham, is a tale about being a middle child and saying you’re sorry. (2-5)

Monday Is One Day ($16.99) by Arthur Levine, illus. by Julian Hector. Each day of the week offers a special opportunity for families to enjoy being together. (3-5)

Where’s Walrus? ($16.99) by Stephen Savage. In this wordless tale, a walrus escapes from the zoo. (3-6)

Worms for Lunch? ($16.99) by Leonid Gore. A worm wiggles his way through die cuts as he discovers what different animals like to eat. (3-7)

Around the World on Eighty Legs ($18.99) by Amy Gibson, illus. by Daniel Salmieri, offers poems about animals and their habitats. (4-8)

Happy 100th Day! ($16.99) by Susan Milord, illus. by Mary Newell DePalma. Each spread of this book celebrating the 100th day of school contains 100 hidden items. (4-8)

Shoe-la-la! ($16.99) by Karen Beaumont, illus. by LeUyen Pham. Four friends shop for the perfect party shoes. (4-8)

Marty McGuire ($15.99, paper $5.99) by Kate Messner, illus. by Brian Floca. Cast as the princess in the class play, Marty plots how to make the part her own. (6-9)

Chronicles of the Red King #1: The Secret Kingdom ($16.99) by Jenny Nimmo. A prince and his sister are on a quest to destroy wicked creatures and find a new castle. (8-12)

Dogs of the Drowned City #1: The Storm ($16.99) by Dayna Lorentz. When a hurricane forces a family to evacuate without their German shepherd, the dog must navigate an abandoned city. (8-12)

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu ($17.99) by Wendy Wan-Long Shang. A girl’s sixth-grade year is turning out to be a disaster on all fronts. (8-12)

The Loser List ($9.99) by H.N. Kowitt. Middle school “loser” Danny tries to draw his way out of trouble. (8-12)

The Midnight Tunnel: A Suzanna Snow Mystery ($16.99) by Angie Frazier. Suzanna needs to find a missing inn guest before her detective uncle gives up on the case. (8-12)

Troubletwisters ($16.99) by Garth Nix and Sean Williams. Siblings learn that they’re troubletwisters who must defend the world against an evil force. (8-12)

Empire of Gut and Bone ($17.99) by M.T. Anderson. Two boys looking for help to thwart an alien attack become embroiled in a murder mystery and a robot rebellion. (9-12)

Storm Runners ($16.99) by Roland Smith. A boy who pursues severe storms with his father is tested in new ways when the hurricane of the century hits. (9-12)

Saving Zasha ($16.99) by Randi Barrow. In post-WWII Russia, a boy tries to save a German shepherd. (9-13)

Ashes, Ashes ($17.99) by Jo Treggiari. In postapocalyptic New York City, Lucy holds the cure to a deadly epidemic, and the Sweepers are determined to obtain it. (12-up)

The Eternal Sea ($17.99) by Angie Frazier. Camille follows the magic of the curse of Umandu in this sequel to Everlasting. (12-up)

Geek Fantasy Novel ($17.99) by E. Archer. After making a wish, Ralph is trapped in a fantasy world full of killer bunnies, evil aunts, and bothersome bacteria. (12-up)

Phantoms in the Snow ($17.99) by Kathleen Benner Duble. A teenage boy who’s been raised as a pacifist is thrust into military life during WWII. (12-up)

Trapped ($17.99) by Michael Northrop. Teens struggle to survive when a blizzard strands them at their high school. (12-up)

Beauty Queens ($18.99) by Libba Bray. A plane filled with beauty pageant contestants crashes on a desert island. (13-up)

The Big Crunch ($17.99) by Pete Hautman. In this romance, Wes and June fall into each other’s orbits, coming together and moving apart. (13-up)

Gemini Bites ($17.99) by Patrick Ryan. A love triangle ensues when a boy who may be a vampire moves in with a large family. (13-up)

Recovery Road ($17.99) by Blake Nelson. After meeting in rehab, Madeline and Stewart have a reunion that is less than ideal. (13-up)

Strings Attached ($17.99) by Judy Blundell. In 1950s New York City, Kit’s past catches up with her and she finds a web of love, mystery, and the Mob. (13-up)


Trackers continues with Shantorian by Patrick Carman ($14.99, 9-12). Carman’s Skeleton Creek adds The Raven ($14.99, 9-12). The Book of Tormod gains A Templar’s Gifts by Kat Black ($17.99, 12-up). And Daughters of the Sea welcomes May by Kathryn Lasky ($17.99, 12-up)


(Orca, dist.)

Splish, Splat! ($15.95) by Alexis Domney, illus. by Alice Crawford. Colin loves his speckled bedroom walls, painted by two singing women. (4-8)

Princess to the Rescue ($15.95) by Claudia Souza, illus. by Christelle Ammirati. In this fairy tale, a princess saves a prince. (4-8)


Leap ($11.95) by Jodi Lundgren. When she’s 15, Natalie falls in love with an older guy and develops a passion for dance, and her mother reveals a big secret. (12-18)

Paperback Series

Women’s Hall of Fame welcomes Terrific Women Teachers by Helen Wolfe ($10.95, 8-14).


(PGW, dist.)

Woof Meow Tweet-Tweet ($15.95) by Cécile Boyer. A dog, cat, and bird are represented by the words revealing the sounds that they make. (3-up)

Animals Home Alone ($15.95) by Loes Riphagen. This wordless picture book invites readers to spot unusual animal behavior. (4-up)


Would You Rather...? LOL ($9.95) by D.P. Hooper poses outrageous hypothetical questions. (12-up)

The Yo Momma Vocabulary Builder, Revised and Expanded ($12.95) by Justin Heimberg, Steve Hardwood, and Chris Schultz uses dissing and one-upmanship to introduce a range of words. (14-up)


Forgotten Locket ($18.99) by Lisa Mangum. Abby must abandon wounded Dante to save her family from the evil Zo. (8-17)

Beyond Foo: Geth and the Return of the Lithens ($16.99) by Obert Skye. Geth and Clover leave Foo to release trapped dreams and allow freedom to reign. (8-17)

Adventurers Wanted: The Horn of Moran ($17.99) by M.L. Forman. Alexander joins a band of adventurers charged with retrieving a legendary horn and saving a nation. (8-17)


(B&T, dist.)

Row, Row, Row Your Boat ($12.95) by David Ellwand. In this board book with sound chip, photos of teddy bears illustrate this song. (2-4)


Twisted Tales debuts with Cinderella: Ninja Warrior and Sleeping Beauty: Vampire Slayer by Maureen McGowan ($8.95 each, 12-up).


Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been ($16.95) by Dan Bar-el, illus. by Rae Mate. Poems describe a cat’s travels in this expansion of the nursery rhyme. (4-8)

Mermaids ($16.95) by Cynthia Heinrichs, illus. by Jumin Lee. A girl on an island off the coast of South Korea longs to be a mermaid. (4-8)


Simply Small adds Bitsy and Rokko by Paola Opal ($7.95, up to 3).


Giant Steps to Change the World ($16.99) by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, illus. by Sean Qualls, encourages readers to follow in the footsteps of those who have improved the word. (All ages)

Chicks Run Wild ($15.99) by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illus. by Ward Jenkins. When she kisses her chicks goodnight, Mama Hen expects them to stay in bed, but they have other ideas. (2-6)

Blue Chameleon ($16.99) by Emily Gravett. Though he can fit in anywhere, a chameleon is having trouble finding friends. (2-6)

Hide-and-Squeak ($16.99) by Heather Vogel Frederick, illus. by C.F. Payne. A mouse father wants to get his baby to sleep—but first he has to find him. (3-6)

Piggies in the Kitchen ($14.99) by Michelle Meadows, illus. by Ard Hoyt. When Mama leaves, her piggies make a mess as they prepare for a surprise party. (3-7)

Say Hello to Zorro! ($15.99) by Carter Goodrich. A dog resents the arrival of a new pooch in the house, until he discovers they like the same things. (4-8)

Hogg, Hogg, & Hog ($15.99) by Margie Palatini. When people get tired of oinking, three pigs have to discover the next big trend. (4-8)

Dinosaur Discovery: Everything You Need to Be a Paleontologist ($17.99) by Chris McGowan, illus. by Erica Lyn Schmidt. This paleontologist examines dinosaur species and presents more than 25 experiments. (7-11)

Barbara Beery’s Pink Princess Party Cookbook ($15.99) by Barbara Beery, illus. by Zac Williams, compiles recipes and crafts for a royal-themed party. (7-up)

Mac Slater vs. the City ($15.99) by Tristan Bancks. In this sequel to Max Slater Hunts the Cool, Max travels to New York City with his father and best friend. (8-12)

The Summer Before Boys ($15.99) by Nora Raleigh Baskin. Two best friends aren’t prepared for the impact that a boy has on their friendship. (9-12)

All the Things You Are ($15.99) by Courtney Sheinmel. Carly’s life begins to unravel when her mother is arrested for embezzlement. (9-13)

Famous ($15.99) by Todd Strasser. An aspiring photographer faces a tough decision when she acquires some potentially career-destroying shots of a celebrity. (12-up)

Angry Young Man ($16.99) by Chris Lynch. A well-adjusted teen is concerned about his misfit brother, who may be traveling down an extremist path. (12-up)

What Things Look Like ($15.99) by Angela Johnson. When an accident occurs, Scotty feels responsible for the loss of someone she hardly knew. (12-up)

Wither ($17.99) by Lauren DeStefano. This postapocalyptic novel launches the Chemical Garden trilogy, in which humans only live into their 20s, thanks to a botched effort to create a perfect race. (12-up)

Boyfriends with Girlfriends ($16.99) by Alex Sanchez centers on four teens struggling with their sexuality and searching for accepting, loving partners. (12-up)

Choker ($17.99) by Elizabeth Woods. Cara worries that her best friend may be responsible for the death of a mean, popular girl. (14-up)

We’ll Always Have Summer ($17.99) by Jenny Han. Belly discovers what comes after falling in love, in this final installment of the Summer trilogy. (12-up)

Moonglass ($16.99) by Jessi Kirby. Anna realizes that she and her father can’t escape the painful truth about her mother’s death. (12-up)


I Love... adds I Love to Sing, I Love to Dance, and I Love Vacations by Anna Walker ($9.99 each, 2-6). H.I.V.E. gains Dreadnought by Mark Walden ($16.99, 8-12). Everfound concludes The Skinjacker Trilogy by Neal Shusterman ($17.99, 12-up). And The Ally Ryan Trilogy continues with He’s So Not Worth It by Kieran Scott ($16.99, 12-up).


Fairly Fairy Tales ($16.99) by Esmé Raji Codell, illus. by Elise Chavarri, combines fractured fairy tales with questions to spark adult-child interplay. (4-8)

Square Cat ($14.99) by Elizabeth Schoonmaker. A square cat’s best friends show her how well a square cat can fit into a round world. (4-8)

Beyonders Book 1: World Without Heroes ($19.99) by Brandon Mull. Volunteering at the zoo, Jason falls through a tunnel into a different world in this series launch. (9-13)

Book of American Heroes ($19.99) by Glenn Beck examines the lives of America’s Founding Fathers. (8-12)

The Summer of May ($16.99) by Cecilia Galante. When caught graffiti-ing a classroom, May must chose between expulsion or summer school with a detested teacher. (9-13)

Times Squared ($16.99) by Julia DeVillers. New York City twins cause chaos at school and at home when they trade identities. (9-13)

Camo Girl ($15.99) by Kekla Magoon. When a new boy moves to town, Ella must choose whether to be loyal to the boy who’s been her only friend or become popular. (8-14)


The Faeries’ Promise welcomes Wishes and Wings by Kathleen Duey, illus. by Sandara Tang ($15.99, paper $4.99, 7-10). Books of Umber by P.W. Cantanese presents End of Time ($16.99, 8-12). Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder adds Bubble in the Bathtub by Jo Nesbø, trans. by Tara Chase, illus. by Mike Lowery ($15.99, 8-12). Secrets of a Lab Rat offers Scab for Treasurer? by Trudi Trueit ($14.99, paper $4.99, 8-12). And Morpheus Road continues with The Black by D.J. MacHale ($17.99, 10-up).


Odd Girl In ($6.99) by Jo Whittemore. When siblings play a nasty prank, their father sends them to a rigorous after-school program. (9-13)

Fourth Grade Fairy #1 ($6.99) by Eileen Cook is the debut book in a series about a girl who comes from a long line of fairy godmothers. (8-12)

Trauma Queen ($6.99) by Barbara Dee. Marigold is mortified when her performance artist mother becomes a drama teacher at her school. (9-13)

Hot List ($6.99) by Hillary Homzie. The list of hot boys that two friends post in the school locker room takes on a life of its own. (9-13)

Paperback Series

Candy Fairies continues with Magic Hearts by Helen Perelman, illus. by Erica-Jane Waters ($5.99, 6-9). Hardy Boys: The Secret Files adds Monster of a Mystery by Franklin W. Dixon ($4.99, 6-9). Joining Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew is Time Thief by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Macky Pamintuan ($4.99, 6-9). Goddess Girls welcomes Athena the Wise by Joan Holub ($5.99, 8-12). Hardy Boys Undercover Brothers issues Forever Lost: Book Three of the Lost Mystery Trilogy by Dixon ($5.99, 8-12). Nancy Drew Girl Detective greets Sabotage Surrender: Book Three of the Sabotage Mystery Trilogy by Keene ($5.99, 8-12). Master of Mirrors joins Magic Repair Shop by Amanda Marrone ($5.99, 8-12). School Gyrls presents Prank Wars and Spring Fling by Jacque Nimble ($5.99 each, 8-12). James Dashner’s The 13th Reality gains Blade of Shattered Hope ($7.99, 8-12). And Canterwood Crest introduces Unfriendly Competition by Jessica Burkhart ($6.99, 9-13).


Except If ($12.99) by Jim Averbeck. An egg that might hatch to become a baby bird becomes a baby snake instead—except that snake might be a dinosaur. (2-6)

I Must Have Bobo! ($14.99) by Eileen Rosenthal, illus. by Mark Rosenthal. A boy and his cat have trouble sharing a favorite sock monkey. (3-6)

Owly & Wormy, Friends All Aflutter! ($15.99) by Andy Runton. In this wordless tale, two friends buy a plant to attract butterflies, but all they see are green bugs. (3-7)

Itsy Mitsy Runs Away ($16.99) by Elanna Allen. A girl discovers there is a lot to pack when she decides to run away to a place where there is no bedtime. (3-7)

What Is Your Dog Doing? ($12.99) by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Kathleen Habbley, shows a spectrum of things canines can do. (3-7)

The Secret River ($19.99) by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon, is a newly illustrated version of this story set during the Great Depression. (4-8)

All the Water in the World ($15.99) by George Ella Lyon, illus. by Katherine Tillotson, reveals how water connects the entire planet. (4-8)

Boy Wonders ($16.99) by Calef Brown rounds up wacky questions. (4-8)

Charlie and Kiwi ($16.99) by Peter H. Reynolds and FableVision, with the New York Hall of Science. Based on a touring exhibit, this book explains evolution. (4-8)

The Crossing ($16.99) by Donna Jo Napoli, illus. by Jim Madsen, views the Lewis and Clark expedition from the perspective of Sacagawea’s baby. (4-8)

Spinster Goose: Twisted Rhymes for Naughty Children ($16.99) by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Sophie Blackall. Mother Goose’s sister deals with troublemaking kids. (5-up)

Ruby Lu, Star of the Show ($15.99) by Lenore Look, illus. by Stef Choi. After her father loses his job, Ruby discovers the importance of a loving family. (6-10)

The Adventures of Mark Twain by Huckleberry Finn ($17.99) by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Barry Blitt. Huck recounts Mark Twain’s life. (7-10)

No Room for Dessert ($14.99) by Hallie Durand, illus. by Christine Davenier, is a follow-up to Dessert First and Just Desserts. (7-10)

Wild Wings ($15.99) by Gill Lewis. Scotland and West Africa are the backdrops for this story about friendship. (8-12)

Nerd Camp ($15.99) by Elissa Brent Weissman. A summer at camp makes Gabe realize that he and his cool soon-to-be stepbrother can be friends. (8-12)

The Grand Plan to Fix Everything ($16.99) by Uma Krishnaswami, illus. by Abigail Halpin. A girl who is a fan of Bollywood movies moves to India with her family. (8-12)

The Trouble with May Amelia ($15.99) by Jennifer L. Holm, illus. by Adam Gustavson, is a follow-up to Our Only May Amelia. (8-12)

William’s Midsummer Dreams ($16.99) by Zilpha Keatley Snyder. After William lands the role of Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, he has to deal with a jealous rival. (8-12)

Kat, Incorrigible ($16.99) by Stephanie Burgis. In 19th-century England, a girl with magical powers tries to help her siblings find their true loves. (10-up)

Wrapped ($16.99) by Jennifer Bradbury. A girl in 19th-century London becomes involved with a lord who is a spy working for Napoleon. (12-up)

The Lost Crown ($17.99) by Sarah Miller. This novel about the downfall of the Russian empire is told through the perspective of the Romanov sisters. (12-up)

Deadly ($16.99) by Julie Chibbaro. Prudence sets out to crack one of the greatest medical mysteries of the 20th century. (12-up)

Ten Miles Past Normal ($16.99) by Frances O’Roark Dowell centers on a girl who is an unwilling participant in her parents’ experiment in farm living. (12-up)

Where Things Come Back ($16.99) by John Corey Whaley. One summer, a teen’s brother disappears and an extinct woodpecker reappears. (14-up)


Keepers of the School adds Fear Itself: Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School by Andrew Clements ($14.99, 7-10). And Incredibly Alice is a new Alice novel by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor ($16.99, 14-up).


Fortune Cookies ($14.99) by Albert Bitterman, illus. by Chris Raschka. The fortunes in cookies that a girl receives come true in unexpected ways. (2-5)

Noodle & Lou ($15.99) by Liz Garton Scanlon, illus. by Arthur Howard, focuses on the friendship between a worm and a bird. (2-6)

RRRalph ($17.99) by Lois Ehlert presents a call-and-response tale about a smart dog. (2-6)

Rah, Rah, Radishes! ($16.99) by April Pulley Sayre celebrates vegetables and healthy eating. (3-7)

The Great Hamster Massacre ($12.99) by Katie Davies, illus. by Hannah Shaw. Siblings’ happiness turns to horror when they find their new hamsters dead in their cage. (8-12)


Brownie & Pearl return in Brownie & Pearl Take a Dip by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Brian Biggs ($13.99, 3-5).


Where Is Baby’s Puppy? ($6.99) by Karen Katz. This board book with flaps reveals a search for a puppy. (1-4)

Five Little Chicks ($7.99) by Nancy Tafuri is a counting book starring snacking chicks. (1-4)

Chock-a-Block Books: Baby’s Colorful World by Jean McElroy ($4.99) and Feelings by Kristen Balouch ($6.99) are chunky books. (1-4)

Splish Splash! ($6.99) by Amy Schimler is a touch-and-feel board book that introduces the sounds of a river. (1-4)

Color Play!: An Interactive Pop Art Book ($10.99) by Romero Britto. Readers use removable patterned pieces to complete farm scenes. (1-4)

Let’s Count 1 2 3! ($4.99) by Jean McElroy is a party-themed counting book. (1-4)

Wake Up! Wake Up! A Springtime Lift-the-Flap Book ($5.99) by Nancy Davis. A ladybug awakens from a long nap and discovers it’s spring. (2-4)

The Very Best Daddy of All ($7.99) by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Leslie Wu, celebrates paternal love. (2-4)

SmileyWorld: What Can You Find? and SmileyWorld: My Animal Friends ($6.99 each) feature a cartoon smiley face. (2-5)

The Little Little Girl with the Big Big Voice ($12.99) by Kristen Balouch. A girl’s loud voice scares away all the animals, until she finds one louder than she. (2-5)

My First Ballet Class: A Book with Foldout Pages ($9.99) by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, photos by Tilde, includes instructions for ballet movements and positions. (3-5)

The Three Little Pigs A Wheel-y Silly Fairy Tale ($5.99) by Tina Gallo, illus. by Kelly Bryne, features a wheel to let children complete scenes. (3-6)

Bugs That Go! A Bustling Pop-up Book ($12.99) by David A. Carter. Bugs explore various ways to get around. (3-up)

The Tooth Fairy Loses a Tooth! ($5.99) by Steve Metzger, illus. by Ailie Busby. What happens when the Tooth Fairy loses her tooth? (4-6)

Pretty Princess Pig ($9.99) by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illus. by Sam Williams. Preparing for a party, a royal pig is unaware of the messes around her. (4-6)

You Can Be a Friend ($16.99) by Lauren and Tony Dungy, illus. by Ron Mazellan. Jade has planned to have her birthday party at a water park, but her new friend is wheelchair-bound. (4-8)

Bunny Money ($5.99) by Stephen Krensky, illus. by Emily Bolam. Bunnies try to buy a hat for their mother in this story with stickers. (4-7)

Hey, That’s Not Trash! ($6.99) by Renee Jablow, illus. by Mike Byrne. This tale about recycling features press-out pieces. (4-up)

Board Books in Spanish

Chicabúm Chicabúm ABC (Chicka Chicka ABC) by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault, illus. by Lois Ehlert ($6.99, 3-6); and Oración para los niños (Prayer for a Child) by Rachel Field, trans. by Alexis Romay, illus. by Elizabeth Orton Jones ($6.99, 3-7).


Little Chicken’s Big Day ($14.99) by Jerry Davis, illus. by Katie Davis. A chicken has a pint-sized adventure. (1-4)

Pick a Pup ($16.99) by Marsha Wilson Chall, illus. by Jed Henry. How will a boy decide which dog to choose at the animal center? (2-5)

Leap Back Home to Me ($14.99) by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Matthew Cordell, is the tale of a restless frog. (2-6)

Chew, Chew, Gulp! ($14.99) by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, reveals children devouring their favorite foods. (3-5)

Mama, Why? ($16.99) by Karma Wilson, illus. by Simon Mendez, relays a bedtime story. (3-7)

Big Brothers Don’t Take Naps ($16.99) by Louise Borden, illus. by Emma Dodd. James assures his little brother that someday he too will be able to do everything a big brother does. (3-7)

Ant and Grasshopper ($16.99) by Luli Gray, illus. by Giuliano Ferri, retells this Aesop’s fable. (4-7)

Hide and Sheep ($15.99) by Andrea Beaty, illus. by Bill Mayer. A farmer’s sheep escape in this counting bedtime tale. (4-8)

Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer! And Other Silly Dilly Camp Songs ($16.99) by Alan Katz, illus. by David Catrow, gives familiar tunes new lyrics. (4-8)

Joseph’s Grace ($16.99) by Shelia P. Moses is a sequel to Joseph. (12-up)


The Demon’s Lexicon Trilogy concludes with The Demon’s Surrender by Sarah Rees Brennan ($18.99, 14-up). The Curse Workers adds Red Glove by Holly Black ($17.99, 14-up). And The Mortal Instruments releases City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare ($19.99, 14-up).


Stay ($16.99) by Deb Caletti. What starts as devotion in Clara’s relationship with Christian quickly becomes obsession. (12-up)

Over the Moon ($15.99) by Jodi Picoult and Jake van Leer, music and lyrics by Ellen Wilber and Picoult. In this musical, the moon comes to earth disguised as a boy to help humans find love. (12-up)

Haven ($16.99) by Kristi Cook. A girl who is a vampire slayer falls in love with a vampire she is destined to destroy. (14-up)

Slice of Cherry ($16.99) by Dia Reeves. Two sisters embark on a killing spree as they battle their own demons in this companion to Bleeding Violet. (14-up)

Cryer’s Cross ($16.99) by Lisa McMann. A teen discovers how far the people of her Montana town will go to keep their secrets buried. (14-up)

Darkness Becomes Her ($16.99) by Kelly Keaton. Ari uncovers a message from her late mother to run, yet doesn’t know what she’s running from or why she’s being pursued. (14-up)

The Education of Hailey Kendrick ($16.99) by Eileen Cook. When Hailey and an unexpected partner in crime get caught breaking a big rule, she takes the fall. (14-up)

Shift ($17.99) by Jeri Smith-Ready. A girl born after the Shift, an event that enabled younger people to communicate with the dead, can see ghosts. (14-up)

The Summer of Firsts and Lasts ($16.99) by Terra Elan McVoy. Calla has long loved Duncan, but he loves her only as a friend. (14-up)

Between Here and Forever ($16.99) by Elizabeth Scott. Abby is lost and confused after her older sister is in a coma-inducing accident. (14-up)

Possession ($17.99) by Elana Johnson. Vi and Jag rebel against the Thinkers, who have brainwashed the population and are recruiting Vi to become one of them. (14-up)

The Day Before ($16.99) by Lisa Schroeder. After it’s revealed that she was switched at birth, Amber is ordered to split the year between her two families. (14-up)

Forbidden ($17.99) by Tabitha Suzuma. Two teens who have always felt more like friends than siblings fall in love. (16-up)


Kissed by an Angel continues with Evercrossed by Elizabeth Chandler ($16.99, 12-up).


Sixteenth Summer ($9.99) by Michelle Dalton. A girl who lives year-round in a Georgia resort town falls for a boy who’s visiting for the summer. (12-up)

Dead End ($9.99) by Jason Myers. A girl is raped by the son of the richest and most powerful man in her small Nebraska town. (14-up)

Paperback Series

Young, Loaded, and Fabulous by Kate Kingsley offers Kiss & Break Up ($9.99, 14-up).



Ni Hao, Kai-lan! offers Showers of Flowers by Ellie Seiss; Kai-lan’s Sunny Day by Veronica Paz; and Kai-lan’s Super Tea Party by Natalie Shaw, illus. by Jason Fruchter ($6.99 each, 2-5). Dora & Diego star in Dora and Diego by the Shore, adapted by Tina Gallo; and Ready to Ride!, adapted by Natalie Shaw ($5.99 each, 2-5). Dora the Explorer returns in Dora’s Princess Pals by Ellie Seiss ($5.99, 3-5); and Princess Dora’s Fairy-Tale Land Adventure by Christine Ricci, illus. by Susan Hall ($6.99, 3-7). Joining Yo Gabba Gabba! is Feel Better Toodee!, adapted by Tina Gallo ($5.99, 3-5). And Busytown Mysteries welcomes Who Is Huckle? by Natalie Shaw ($6.99, 3-6).

New Olivia titles are Olivia Imagines by Kama Einhorn ($14.99, 3-6); Olivia and the Fashion Show, adapted by Ellie Seiss, illus. by Patrick Spaziante; and Olivia Paints a Mural, adapted by Veronica Paz, illus. by Shane L. Johnson ($5.99 each, 3-6); and Olivia Plans a Tea Party, adapted by Natalie Shaw illus. by Spaziante ($6.99, 3-7). SpongeBob SquarePants releases Where’d It Go? ($5.99, 3-6). And Annie and Snowball are back in Annie and Snowball and the Book Bugs Club and Annie and Snowball and the Magical House by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Suçie Stevenson ($15.99 each, 5-7).

Paperback Series

Ni Hao, Kai-lan! adds Kai-lan Loves YeYe!, adapted by Mickie Matheis, illus. by Kellee Riley ($3.99, 3-7); and Let’s Watch the Ants Dance, adapted by Tina Gallo, illus. by Jason Fruchter ($3.99, 4-6). Dora the Explorer issues Dora and the Unicorn King, adapted by Ellie Seiss, illus. by Victoria Miller ($3.99, 4-6). Busytown Mysteries introduces Mr. Fixity’s Lucky Day, adapted by Natalie Shaw, illus. by Susan Hall ($3.99, 2-6); and Shaw’s The Big Tooth Mystery ($3.99, 3-7). And Olivia is back in Olivia Leads a Parade,adapted by Kama Einhorn, illus. by Shane L. Johnson; and Olivia Cooks Up a Surprise, adapted by Emily Sollinger, illus. by Jared Osterhold ($3.99 each, 3-7); and Olivia Plants a Garden, adapted by Sollinger, illus. by Osterhold($3.99, 4-6).

Jon Scieszka’s Trucktown continues with Take a Trip with Trucktown! by Justin Spelvin ($3.99, 3-8); and Trucks Line Up by Scieszka ($3.99, 4-6), both illus. by David Shannon, Loren Long, and David Gordon. SpongeBob SquarePants issues Batter Up, SpongeBob! by David Lewman, illus. by Warner McGee; and Legends of Bikini Bottom, illus. by Dave Aikins ($3.99 each, 4-8); and Bikini Bottom Bike Race by Scott Sonneborn, illus. by McGee ($3.99, 5-7). New Smurfs Classics are Meet Smurfette, adapted by Natalie Shaw ($3.99, 4-8); Off to School!, adapted by Alex Harvey ($3.99, 5-7); and The Smurfin’ Guide to the Smurfs, adapted by Shaw ($5.99, 6-up). Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon gains In the Mix and The Cupcake Cure ($5.99 each, 8-12). You’re Invited to a Creepover offers Truth or Dare... and You Can’t Come in Here! by P.J. Night ($5.99 each, 8-12). And Star Trek: Starfleet Academy releases The Competitive Edge by Rudy Josephs ($7.99, 12-up).


Three Little Mermaids ($14.99) by Mara Van Fleet is a counting tale featuring an undersea tea party. (2-up)

Mr. Duck Means Business ($15.99) by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Jeff Mack. Can Duck make friends with the other barnyard animals and still find peace and quiet? (4-8)

Night Flight ($16.99) by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Wendell Minor, chronicles Amelia Earhart’s first solo transatlantic flight. (4-8)

Oh, How Sylvester Can Pester!: And Other Poems More or Less About Manners ($16.99) by Robert Kinerk, illus. by Drazen Kozjan, reveals what can happen when good manners are neglected. (4-8)

Poindexter Makes a Friend ($15.99) by Mike Twohy. A shy pig checks out How to Make Friends at the library. (4-8)

Good-Bye, Havana! Hola, New York! ($16.99) by Edie Colón, illus. by Raúl Colón. A Cuban girl reunites with her parents, who have relocated to the Bronx. (4-8)

Eliza’s Freedom Road ($14.99) by Jerdine Nolen. In 1852 Virginia, a slave girl escapes to freedom after she overhears her master talk about trading her. (8-12)

The Dagger Quick ($15.99) by Brian Eames. A boy in 17th-century England sets off on a seafaring adventure with his pirate uncle. (8-12)

Small Acts of Amazing Courage ($15.99) by Gloria Whelan. A British girl living in post-WWI India learns to make her own decisions. (9-12)

The Secret Ingredient ($15.99) by Laura Schaefer. Annie enters a baking competition and tries to sort out her love life in this companion to The Teashop Girls. (9-13)

Cleopatra Confesses ($16.99) by Carolyn Meyer. Cleopatra fends for herself in a palace rife with intrigue and murder as her sisters plot to steal the throne. (12-up)


Louise the Big Cheese gains Louise the Big Cheese and the Back-to-School Smarty Pants by Elise Primavera, illus. by Diane Goode ($16.99, 5-up). And Marissa Moss’s Amelia returns in Amelia’s BFF ($9.99, 10-13) and Amelia’s Summer Survival Guide ($12.99, 10-13).


Little Baseball ($7.95) by Brad Herzog, illus. by Doug Bowles, is a board book of rhyming riddles for young baseball fans. (All ages)

Tugg and Teeny and Jungle Surprises ($9.95 each, paper $4.49) by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Christopher Denise, launch a series about two best friends—a gorilla and a monkey—who live in the jungle. (6-8)

Lipman Pike: America’s First Home Run King ($16.95) by Richard Michelson, illus. by Zak Pullen, is a biography of this baseball star, the son of Dutch immigrants. (6-10)

A Pet for Miss Wright ($15.95) by Judy Young, illus. by Andrea Wesson. A writer searches for the perfect pet to keep her company. (6-10)

The Pirate Captain’s Daughter ($15.95) by Eve Bunting. After her mother dies, a teen disguises herself as a boy to sail on her father’s pirate ship. (12-up)


(Ideals, dist.)

The ABCs of How I Love You! ($12.99) by Paula Fitzgerald, illus. by Chris Sharp, is a musical alphabet board book. (3-6)

The Forgetful Little Leprechaun ($10.99) by David Mead, illus. by Chris Sharp. In this musical board book, a leprechaun learns the true meaning of friendship. (3-6)


Who Am I? ($6.95) by Laura Gates Galvin. Rhyming clues help children predict what animal appears on the following page. (3-up)

Where Do I Live? ($6.95) by Laura Gates Galvin. This board book reveals animal habitats. (3-up)

Seagull by the Shore: The Story of a Herring Gull ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Vanessa Giancamilli Birch, illus. by Alton Langford. A seagull takes care of her babies. (5-8)

Garter Snake at Willow Creek ($19.95, paper $9.95) by Janet Halfmann, illus. by Anne Wertheim. A garter snake learns to find food and protect herself from predators. (5-9)

Iguanodon’s Escape ($17.95, paper $9.95) by Laura Gates Galvin, illus. by Thomas Buchs, focuses on an Iguanodon in prehistoric times. (5-9)

Down by the Bay ($17.95, paper $9.95) by Laura Gates Galvin, illus. by Sue Cornelison, invites kids and adults to sing along to both new and original lyrics. (5-10)

Border Breakdown ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Molly Smith, illus. by David Opie. While examining pieces of the Berlin Wall in a museum, Lucy travels back to 1989 East Berlin. (7-10)

Marshall, the Sea Dog: A Nantucket Shipwreck Story ($16.95) by Whitney Stewart, illus. by Dennis Lyall, Rodney Charman, and Stephanie Hubbard. Captain James Wright and his dog are caught in a storm off the coast of Nantucket. (9-12)


Bailey the Beagle ($6.95) by Barbie Heit Schwaeber, illus. by Sherry Neidigh, centers on an airport security dog. (3-up)



Haunted ($9.99) by Joy Preble is a sequel to Dreaming Anastasia. (12-up)

The Liar Society ($9.99) by Lisa and Laura Roecker launches a series about a teenage sleuth. (12-up)

Stupid Fast ($9.99) by Geoff Herbach. A boy discovers why he becomes super fast after a growth spurt. (12-up)

Are You Going to Kiss Me Now? ($8.99) by Sloane Tanen. A teen is stranded on a desert island with five self-involved celebrities. (12-up)

Instructions for a Broken Heart ($9.99) by Kim Culbertson chronicles a trip to Italy that is meant to mend a broken heart. (12-up)

The Weight of Bones ($9.99) by Janet Gurtler. A girl must come to terms with her older sister’s cancer. (13-up)

Eyes in the Mirror ($9.99) by Julia Mayer is a novel that combines the issue of cutting with a paranormal theme. (13-up)

Paperback Series

Beautiful Dead greets Summer by Eden Maguire ($8.99, 12-up).


Rocket Town ($7.99) by Bob Logan showcases an array of rockets. (1-5)

The Night Night Book ($7.95) by Marianne Richmond. Comforting scenes induce kids to bid the day farewell. (3-8)

Beautiful Blue Eyes ($15.99) by Marianne Richmond celebrates the spirit of a blue-eyed boy or girl. (4-8)

You Are a Gift to the World ($16.99) by Laura Duksta, illus. by Dona Turner, reveals life’s magical moments, while a flip story, The World Is a Gift to You,shows gifts our planet bestows. (4-8)

My Dad, My Hero ($12.99) by Ethan Long. A father is a hero, even if he doesn’t have super powers. (4-8)

My Name Is Not Alexander ($16.99) by Jennifer Fosberry, illus. by Mike Litwin. In this companion to My Name Is Not Isabella, a boy pretends to be influential men from history. (4-8)

Dream Big, Little Pig! ($16) by Kristi Yamaguchi, illus. by Tim Bowers. A pig with big dreams discovers she can be a star on ice. (4-8)

The Undertakers: The Rise of the Corpses ($10.99) by Ty Drago. A boy falls in with a ragtag army of teenage resistance fighters who battle the Corpses. (9-12)


The Underworld Chronicles adds Elliot and the Pixie Plot by Jennifer Nielson, illus. by Gideon Kendall ($12.99, 8-12).


The Ultimate Top Secret Guide to Taking Over the World ($7.99) by Kenn Nesbitt is a manual on achieving world domination. (9-12)

Paperback Series

Horrid Henry returns in Horrid Henry Rocks by Francesca Simon ($4.99, 7-10). Hailey Twitch stars in Hailey Twitch and the Campground Itch by Lauren Barnholdt, illus. by Suzanne Beakey ($6.99, 7-10). Beast Friends Forever offers The Super Swap-O Surprise! by Nate and Vince Evans ($4.99, 7-10). Bindi Irwin’s Bindi Wildlife Adventures debuts with Trouble at the Zoo, Rescue!, Bushfire!, and Camouflage ($4.99 each, 7-10). The Quest of the Warrior Sheep launches with a title of the same name by Christine and Christopher Russell ($6.99, 9-12). The Doggy Divas gains Lights, Camera, Kim by Lauren Brown ($6.99, 9-12). The Chalice of Immortality by Erica Kirov joins Magickeepers ($7.99, 9-12). The Secret Pony Society issues The Pony Whisperer by Janet Rising ($6.99, 9-12). The Samantha Granger Experiment releases Fearless by Kari Lee Townsend ($7.99, 9-12). Stay Pretty Wallingford welcomes The Aristobrats by Jennifer Solow ($7.99, 9-12). And The Academy, Year 2 presents The Squadron of Shadows by Brad Strickland ($6.99, 9-12).

star bright books

Yum, Yum ($5.95) by Catherine Hnatov. This board book reveals b&w animals eating colorful fruits and vegetables. (up to 2)

Big Box for Ben ($6.95) by Deborah Bruss, illus. by Tomek Bogacki. A boy and his dog have adventures in various imagined vehicles. (2-up)

Tim and the Iceberg ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Paul Coates, illus. by Ian P. Benfold Haywood. A boy in an imaginary sailboat meets different creatures. (4-8)

A Donkey Reads ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Muriel Mandell, illus. by Andre Letria, retells a Turkish folktale featuring a donkey that can read. (5-8)

The Great Eggscape ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Susan Glass, illus. by Cornelius Van Wright. Rotten eggs destined to be decorated for Easter make a break for it. (5-10)


Miles from Ordinary ($16.99) by Carol Lynch Williams. A teen copes with her unstable mother as the day spins out of control. (12-up)


The House of Night adds Awakened by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast ($17.99, 12-up). Everlasting by Alyson Noël joins Immortals ($17.99, 12-up). And The Chronicles of Nick issues Invincible by Sherrilyn Kenyon ($17.99, 13-up).


Demon Trapper’s Daughter ($9.99) by Jana Oliver launches Demon Trappers, a series featuring demons and the humans who dare to catch them. (12-up)

Dark Mirror ($9.99) by M.J. Putney is a paranormal novel about a teen who must hide her extraordinary talent. (12-up)

Born at Midnight ($9.99) by C.C. Hunter is the debut novel in a series about a girl who attends a camp for teens with supernatural abilities. (12-up)

Future Imperfect ($9.99) by K. Ryer Breese introduces a teen who can see the future. (13-up)

Paperback Series

The Pink Locker Society welcomes Best Kept Secret and Forever Crush by Debra Moffitt ($6.99 each, 9-12). Faeriewalker adds Shadowspell by Jenna Black ($9.99, 12-up). Secrets and Shadows joins 13 to Life by Shannon Delany ($9.99, 12-up). And Vampire Queen offers Stolen Nights by Rebecca Maizel ($9.99, 12-up).


Rockin’ Babies ($7.95) by Jenn Berman and Cynthia Weil, illus. by Galia Bernstein, portrays babies as rock stars. (1-2)

Astonishing Animal ABC ($14.95) by Charles Fuge is an animal alphabet book. (1-5)

Little Mouse’s Big Secret ($12.95) by Eric Battut. After a mouse buries an apple he doesn’t want to share, a tree sprouts and produces enough apples for all. (2-up)

Easter Sparkling Surprise ($5.95) by Elizabeth Spurr, illus. by Colleen Madden, reveals an Easter egg hunt on the bunny trail. (2-5)

ABC Dinosaurs ($7.95), illus. by Scott Hartman, is an oversized board book developed in conjunction with paleontologists at the American Museum of Natural History. (2-5)

Surprise! Surprise! ($5.95) by Gyo Fujikawa. A rabbit organizes a race for his animal pals. (3-5)

Sleepy Time ($5.95) by Gyo Fujikawa contrasts children’s and animals’ nighttime rituals. (3-5)

Talk Oscar, Please! ($14.95) by Karen Kaufman Orloff, illus. by Tim Bowers. What would it be like if dogs could talk? (3-5)

Gilbert the Hero ($12.95) by Jane Clarke and Charles Fuge. A shark adjusts to having a new baby in the family. (3-7)

Olivia’s Birds ($14.95) by Olivia Bouler. This 11-year-old author, who raised money for the Gulf oil spill recovery efforts through her drawings, offers an introduction to birds. (3-9)

Fandango Stew ($14.95) by David Davis, illus. by Ben Galbraith, is a Western-themed take on Stone Soup. (3-up)

Quiet Bunny’s Many Colors ($14.95) by Lisa McCue. A friend helps a bunny realize that colors make the world beautiful. (4-6)

Tucker: Little Dog Lost & Found ($9.95) by Danny Sit. A dog’s friends and family help him find his way back home. (4-7)

Rango: The Movie Storybook ($9.95) by Justine and Ron Fontes ties into this film. (4-8)

The Green Mother Goose ($14.95) by Jan Peck and David Davis, illus. by Carin Berger, presents “recycled” rhymes and eco-friendly collages. (5-up)

Thunder Birds ($14.95) by Jim Arnosky. This book of bird facts includes gatefolds. (6-up)

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ($19.95 each), illus. by Robert Ingpen, offer these classics with new art. (10-up)

Tiger’s Curse and Tiger’s Quest ($17.95 each) by Colleen Houck launch a series about a girl who meets a mysterious white tiger. (12-up)


Hello, America! welcomes Hello, Minnesota! by Constance Van Hoven and Hello, Washington, D.C.! by Candice Ransom, both illus. by David Walker ($6.95 each, 2-5). Ebee’s Adventures continues with Almost Bedtime: A Night-Night Adventure and Clean-Up Time: A Play and Put Things Away Adventure ($6.95 each, 3-5). Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter stars in ABCs and Numbers ($6.95 each, 3-5). Richard Scarry’s Best Busy Year Ever is a new Richard Scarry title ($12.95, 4-7). And Richard Scarry Readers issues Cake Soup ($12.95, paper $3.95, 4-5); Go, Huckle, Go!, A Smelly Story, and Hop, Hope and Away! ($12.95 each, paper $3.95, 5-6); and Ice Cream for Breakfast and The Mixed-Up Mail Mystery ($12.95 each, paper $3.95, 6-7).

Helping Hands introduces Jacob Goes to the Doctor and Sophie Visits the Dentist, Molly Makes Friends, Olivia Says Goodbye to Grandpa, and When Katie’s Parents Separated by Sarah Ferguson, illus. by Ian Cunliffe ($7.95 each, 5-7). Classic Starts releases Greek Myths, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and The Odyssey, all illus. by Eric Freeberg ($5.95 each, 7-9). Weird U.S. offers A Freaky Field Trip Through the 50 States by Matt Lake and Randy Fairbanks ($14.95, 8-12). New Inside titles are Inside Earthquakes and Inside Volcanoes by Melissa Stewart; Inside Butterflies by Hazel Davies, illus. by Melisa Beveridge; and Inside Stars by Andra Serlin Abramson and Mordecai-Mark Mac Low ($16.95 each, paper $9.95, 8-12). And joining Big Books is The Big Book of Pirates by Joan and Albert Vinyoli, adapted by Alissa Heyman, illus. by Xosé Tomás ($12.95, ages 8-up).


First Word Search: Phonics Fun ($4.95), illus. by Gary LaCoste, offers word searches to build phonics skills. (4-6)

Rango: The New Sheriff in Town ($3.95) by Annie Auerback features the highlights of the film. (4-8)

Rango: A Hero at Last ($3.95) by Annie Auerback spotlights a scene from the film. (4-8)

Rango: The Novel ($4.95) by Justine and Ron Fontes is a movie novelization. (6-up)

Art for Kids: Comic Strips ($9.95) by Art Roche contains advice for creating strips from a professional cartoonist. (8-up)

ReMake It! ($12.95) by Tiffany Threadgould rounds up eco-friendly projects. (8-up)

What It’s Like to Climb Mount Everest, Blast Off into Space, Survive a Tornado and Other Extraordinary Stories ($9.95) by Jeff Belanger. Twelve individuals share stories of their accomplishments. (9-12)

The Kid’s Guide to Digital Photography ($9.95) by Jenni Bidner is a guide to creating, editing, and sharing digital images. (10-up)

Paperback Series

Richard Scarry gains Richard Scarry’s Big Busy Sticker & Activity Book ($12.95, 4-7). And Storytime Stickers welcomes Whales by Kim Norman ($5.95, 5-7).


Paperback Series

Summer Skills adds The Complete Book of Sight Words: 220 Words Your Child Needs to Know to Be a Successful Reader ($19.95, 4-9); and Vocabulary for the Gifted Student: Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner, individual volumes for grades 1-6 ($8.95 each, 5-up to 10-up).


Princess Snow White: A Very Busy Day ($9.99) by Laura Gates Galvin reveals this Disney princess’s daily routine. (3-up)

Give a Dog a Bone ($9.99) by Laura Gates Galvin is a version of this nursery rhyme. (3-up)

Pooh Time for Fun ($8.99) is a book about telling time. (3-up)

Musical Celebration: Ariel Helps Out ($8.99) by Tracee Williams. Ariel organizes a concert and learns that helping others is fun. (3-up)

Mickey’s Birthday Surprise ($8.99) by Laura Gates Galvin. Mickey’s friends learn the value of teamwork as they make his surprise party. (3-up)

Cinderella: My New Friend ($8.99) by Laura Gates Galvin. Cinderella learns about the importance of making friends. (3-up)

Cars: Racing A-Z ($8.99) by Laura Gates Galvin is an alphabet book. (3-up)

Little Einsteins Explore the Solar System ($8.99) by Laura Gates Galvin. Rocket and his friends tour the solar system in this book. (3-up)

Pooh How Are You Feeling? ($8.99) by Laura Gates Galvin explains happy, sad, and other feelings. (3-up)

Jasmine: Happily Ever After ($8.99) by Laura Gates Galvin. Will Jasmine find true love with Aladdin? (3-up)

Tiana: A Wish from the Heart ($8.99). A frog promises to reward Tiana if she gives him a kiss. (3-up)

Mickey Mouse Rainbow Clues and Mickey Mouse Opposites Day ($8.99 each) by Laura Gates Galvin. These books teach colors; and opposites. (3-up)

Mickey Mouse: A Treasure Hunt from 1 to 10 and Mickey Mouse Animal Parade ($8.99 each) by Anthony Parisi. Mickey and friends star in these tales with musical CDs. (3-up)

Mother Goose Let’s Laugh and Mother Goose Let’s Learn ($8.99 each) are nursery rhyme collections. (3-up)


Princess Fun from A-Z ($4.99) by Laura Gates Galvin. Princess Tiana tours the alphabet. (3-up)


Habitat Spy ($16.95, paper $8.95) by Cynthia Kieber-King, illus. by Christina Wald, is a search-and-find book introducing 13 habitats. (4-8)

Meet the Planets ($16.95, paper $8.95) by John McGranaghan, illus. by Laurie Allen Klein. Readers learn about the planets and choose their favorite one. (4-8)

Big Cat, Little Kitty ($16.95, paper $8.95) by Scotti Cohn, illus. by Susan Detwiler, compares the big cats of the world to small domestic felines. (4-8)

Deep in the Desert ($16.95, paper $8.95) by Rhonda Lucas Donald, illus. by Sherry Neidigh, gives traditional songs and poems a desert spin. (4-8)

The Glaciers Are Melting! ($16.95, paper $8.95) by Donna Love, illus. by Shennen Bersani, looks at animals that rely on glaciers to survive. (5-9)