Talk Like a Pirate by Carole Marsh (Aug., $24.99, ISBN 978-0-635-09169-7; paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-635-09168-0). Ages 7 to 14.


New Carole Marsh Mysteries by Marsh are The Mystery at Area 51 (July, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-635-07957-2; paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-635-07953-4); The Mystery at Hollywood (July, $18.99 ISBN 978-0-635-07955-8; paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-635-07951-0); The Mystery at Motown (July, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-635-07958-9;paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-635-07954-1); and The Mystery in the Twin Cities (July, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-635-07956-5; paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-635-07952-7) by Carole Marsh, ages 7 to 14.



Get “Into” the Classics continues with Robin and the Little Hoods by Robert Bresloff (Nov., $14.95; ISBN 978-0-9833593-3-3), ages 9-up.


The Fate of Achilles by Bimba Landmann (Sept., $19.95; ISBN 978-1-60606-085-8) retells the story of Achilles. Ages 9 to 12.


Cutie Pies for Kids by Jennifer Adams and Zac Williams (Aug., $14.99; ISBN 978-1-4236-2049-5) features 26 recipes for mini pies. Ages 6-up.

Monster Doodles for Kids by Chris Sabatino (July, $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4236-2020-4) shows how to create doodles featuring monsters and villains. Ages 6-up.

Cute: A Guide to All Things Adorable by Bart King (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4236-2324-3) explores the topic of cuteness. Ages 8-up.

Doodle Sketchbook: Art Journaling for Boys by Dawn Sokol (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4236-2046-4) offers tips and prompts to get boys drawing, sketching, and doodling. Ages 8-up.


Baby Lit introduces Little Master Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4236-2205-5); and Little Miss Austen: Pride & Prejudice (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4236-2202-4) by Jennifer Adams, illus. by Alison Oliver, up to age 3.


Francis Woke Up Early by Josephine Nobisso, illus. by Maureen Hyde (Nov., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-940112-20-9). When Francis goes to the barnyard to collect breakfast from his animal friends, the wild she-wolf that has been threatening Assisi shadows him. Ages 5 to 7.


One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World (Nov., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-56792-364-3) presents a history of Manhattan’s Times Square. Ages 10-up.


The Very Noisy Jungle by Kathryn White, illus. by Gill Guile (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-1-56148-726-4). Four jungle friends can’t decide whose noise is the loudest in this book with sound chip. Ages 1 to 3.

What’s That Noise, Little Mouse? by Stephanie Stanshie, illus. by Polona Lovsin (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-1-56148-721-9). Readers press the pages to hear the nighttime noises that frighten a mouse. Ages 1 to 3.

When Will It Snow? by Kathryn White, illus. by Alison Edgson (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-56148-729-5). When Little Bear’s mother tells him it’s time to hibernate for the winter, he’s afraid he’ll miss his friends and decides to hide. Ages 3 to 7.

One Christmas Night by M. Christina Butler (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-56148-727-1). Mouse helps Little Hedgehog prepare for the holiday. Ages 3 to 7.

The Not-So Scary Snorklum by Paul Bright, illus. by Jane Chapman (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-56148-7-288). The other animals realize that bully Snorklum is more scared than scary. Ages 3 to 7.

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bunny? by Steve Smallman, illus. by Caroline Pedler (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-56148-725-7). Can four hungry bunnies outwit a bully? Ages 3 to 7.



The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Dastardly Dames welcomes Catherine de’ Medici “The Black Queen” by Janie Havemeyer (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-9834256-3-2); Cixi “The Dragon Empress” by Natasha Yim (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-9834256-5-6); Marie Antoinette by Liz Hockinson (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-9834256-4-9); Mary Tudor by Gretchen Maurer (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-9834256-2-5); Agrippina “Atrocious and Ferocious” by Shirin Yim Bridges (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-9834256-1-8); and Cleopatra “Serpent of the Nile” by Mary Fisk Pack (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-9834256-0-1), all illus. by Peter Malone, ages 9 to 12.


This New Baby by Teddy Jam, illus. by Virginia Johnson (Sept., $8.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-088-8). In this board book, a mother cares for her baby through the night. Up to age 3.

Caramba and Henry by Marie-Louise Gay (Aug., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-097-0). Caramba can’t keep up with her little brother Henry when he learns to fly. Ages 2 to 5.

Loon by Susan Vande Griek, illus. by Karen Reczuch (Aug., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-077-2) examines this bird species. Ages 4 to 7.

A Few Blocks by Cybele Young (Aug., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-88899-995-5). Ferdie’s older sister devises ways to convince him to go to school. Ages 4 to 7.

Grandpa’s Girls by Nicola Campbell, illus. by Kim LaFave (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-084-0). A girl and her cousins visit their grandfather’s farm. Ages 4 to 7.

Beautiful Griselda by Isol (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-105-2). Griselda’s beauty causes her suitors to lose their heads—literally. Ages 4 to 7.

No Ordinary Day by Deborah Ellis (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-134-2). A girl from a coal town in India is frightened of the lepers who live on the other side of the train tracks. Ages 9 to 12.

Let’s Go See Papa! by Lawrence Schimel, illus. by Alba Marina Rivera (Nov., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-106-9). A girl looks forward to Sundays, when she talks by phone with her father, who works far away. Ages 9 to 12.

Guru Nanak: The First Sikh Guru by Rina Singh, illus. by Andree Pouliot (Aug., $24.95; ISBN 978-0-88899-958-0) is a biography illustrated in the Indian miniature painting tradition. Ages 9-up.

Sita’s Ramayana by Samhita Arni, illus. by Moyna Chitrakar (Oct., $24.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-145-8) presents this epic poem by the Hindu sage Valmiki. Ages 10-up.

I’ll Be Watching by Pamela Porter (Aug., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-095-6). A family is barely hanging on after the loss of their farm and the death of the mother. Ages 14-up.

Tilt by Alan Cumyn (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-119-9). A teen who’s a loner wants to make the basketball team, until he’s blindsided by the attention of a girl. Ages 14-up.

Money Boy by Paul Yee (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55498-094-9). A boy uses gaming as an escape from the pressure of trying to live up to his father’s expectations. Ages 14-up.


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Dancing with Grandma by Rosemary Mastnak (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-921288-90-6). When Anya dresses up, she and her grandmother dance around the house. Ages 3 to 5.

The Kooky 3D Kids’ Cookbook (Oct., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-74270-003-8). 24 recipes spring to life with 3-D glasses that are included. Ages 4-up.


Little Horrors addsWeava the Willful Witch by Tiffany Mandrake, illus. by Martin Chatterton (Nov., paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-1-921714-02-3), ages 7 to 9. Monstrum House releases Locked In (Sept., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-921564-25-3); Sucked Under (Nov., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-921690-08-2); and Taken Over (Nov., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-921690-09-9) by Z. Fraillon, ages 9 to 12. A Year in Girl Hell gains Crushed by Meredith Costain (Sept., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-1-921502-28-6), ages 12-up.


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Willy Waggledagger debuts with By the Picking of My Nose (Sept., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-921272-83-7); and A Belt Around My Bum (Dec., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-921272-98-1) by Martin Chatterton, illus. by Gregory Rogers, ages 9 to 12.


The Juliet Spell by Douglas Rees (Sept., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21039-8) centers on a girl who wants to play the role of Juliet more than anything. Ages 14-up.

Saving June by Hannah Harrington (Nov., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21024-4). Harper’s older sister takes her life a week before her high school graduation. Ages 14-up.

Dancergirl by Carol Tanzman (Nov., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21040-4). A teen feels as though someone is always watching her after a friend posts an online video of her dancing. Ages 14-up.


Past Midnight issues Beyond the Grave by Mara Purnhagen (Aug., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21031-2), ages 14-up. Twisted by Gena Showalter (Aug., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21038-1) is a new Intertwined Novel, ages 14-up. Soul Screamers releases If I Die by Rachel Vincent (Sept., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21032-9), ages 14-up. The Iron Fey continues with The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa (Oct., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21036-7), ages 14-up. And The Clann presents Crave by Melissa Darnell (Oct., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-373-21035-0), ages 14-up.


If Waffles Were Like Boys by Charise Mericle Harper, illus. by Scott Magoon (Aug., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-06-177998-5) is a picture book celebrating boyhood. Ages 3 to 6.

The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon, illus. by Jake Parker (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-191462-1) centers on a caped crusader with a secret. Ages 4 to 8.

Everything Goes: On Land by Brian Biggs (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-06-195809-0). This interactive debut to a series celebrates cars, trucks, and other land vehicles. Ages 4 to 8.

Mo Wren, Lost and Found by Tricia Springstubb, illus. by Heather Ross (Aug., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-06-199039-7) is the follow-up to What Happened on Fox Street. Ages 8 to 12.

Wildwood by Colin Meloy, illus. by Carson Ellis (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-202468-8) launches a fantasy series by the lead singer of The Decemberists. Ages 9-up.

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson (Sept., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-173074-0) relays the story of this country through the lens of the African-American experience. Ages 9-up.

Possess by Gretchen McNeil (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-206071-6) is a paranormal thriller about a teen with a newfound ability to banish demons. Ages 13-up.

Frost by Marianna Baer (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-179949-5). This debut novel reveals mysterious events in a boarding-school dormitory. Ages 13-up.


If You Give... continues with If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-026683-7), ages 3 to 7. The Healing Wars concludes with Book III: Darkfall by Janice Hardy (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-174750-2), ages 10-up. And The Poison Diaries adds Nightshade by Maryrose Wood, The Duchess of Northumberland (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-180242-3), ages 13-up.


Butterflies by Seymour Simon (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-191493-5) introduces the world of butterflies and moths. Ages 5 to 9.


Bumble-Ardy by Maurice Sendak (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-06-205198-1) is the first picture book Sendak has both written and illustrated in over 30 years. All ages.


You: A Story of Love and Friendship by Stephen Michael King (Nov., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-06-206014-3) is a picture book celebrating love and friendship. All ages.

That Pup! by Lindsay Barrett George (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200413-0). A puppy stars in this tale about a fall day, a hunt for acorns, and a surprising friend. Ages 2 to 5.

Little Bea and the Snowy Day by Daniel Roode (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-06-199395-4). Little Bea and her friends spend a winter day outdoors. Ages 2 to 5.

There Is No Long Distance Now: Very Short Stories by Naomi Shihab Nye (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201965-3) compiles 40 tales. Ages 13-up.

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-202648-4). Marked at birth with a symbol of power, a princess fulfills her destiny when she’s thrust into a fierce rebellion. Ages 13-up.


I Can Read Books 1 adds Amelia Bedelia Makes a Friend by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynne Avril (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-207516-1; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-207515-4), ages 4 to 8. Amelia Bedelia returns in Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine by Parish, illus. by Avril (Nov., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-203275-1), ages 4 to 8. The Six Crowns continues with Fair Wind to Widdershins by Allan Jones, illus. by Gary Chalk (Oct., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200626-4), ages 7 to 10. The Secret Zoo offers Riddles and Danger by Bryan Chick (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-198927-8), ages 9 to 12. And Last Apprentice welcomesThe Spook’s Bestiary: The Guide to Creatures of the Dark by Joseph Delaney, illus. by Julek Heller (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208114-8), ages 13-up.


Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein (Sept., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-199816-4) presents previously unpublished poems and artwork. All ages.

Mary Engelbreit’s Nutcracker by Mary Engelbreit (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-088579-3) offers an illustrated adaptation of this classic. All ages.

Hedgehug: A Sharp Lesson in Love by Benn Sutton, illus. by Dan Pinto (Nov., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196101-4) tells of Hedgehug’s search for love. Ages up to 7.

Pumpkin Trouble by Jan Thomas (July, $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-169284-0) is the tale of a jack-o’-lantern gone awry. Ages 2 to 5.

Me and Meow by Adam Gudeon (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-06-199821-8) celebrates the friendship between a girl and her cat. Ages 2 to 5.

Jane & Mizmow by Matthew S. Armstrong (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-117719-4) centers on a girl and her best friend, a lovable monster. Ages 3 to 5.

Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin, illus. by James Dean (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-191024-1. Pete the Cat goes off to school. Ages 3 to 7.

Little Goblins Ten by Pamela Jane, illus. by Jane Manning (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-176798-2) re-imagines the song, “Over in the Meadow.” Ages 3 to 7.

Hugs from Pearl by Paul Schmid (Nov., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-06-180434-2). How can a prickly little porcupine with a big heart give safe hugs? Ages 3 to 7.

Trick or Treat, Marley! by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-185755-3). With Marley the dog around, Halloween night gets messy. Ages 3 to 8.

Snowy Valentine by David Petersen (Nov., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-06-146378-5) is the story of two bunnies, a snowy day, and a Valentine’s gift. Ages 3 to 8.

Hampire! by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illus. by Howard Fine (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-114239-0) presents a barnyard romp told with puns and rhymes. Ages 4 to 8.

The 13 Nights of Halloween by Guy Vasilovich (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-180445-8) offers gifts for each day leading up to Halloween, including corpses, skulls, and skeleton keys. Ages 4 to 8.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson, illus. by Laura Cornell (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-089074-2) is a picture-book adaptation of this novel about the holiday misadventures of mischievous siblings. Ages 4 to 8.

The Happy Elf Book and CD by Harry Connick Jr., illus. by Dan Andreasen (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-128879-1) is based on this song and Christmas special. Ages 4 to 8.

Princess Super Kitty by Antoinette Portis (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-06-182725-9) introduces a girl with a big imagination. Ages 4 to 8.

The Wizard Mouse by Dean Morrissey and Stephen Krensky, illus. by Morrissey (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-008066-2). How can one mouse make a magical difference? Ages 5 to 9.

Wolf Storm by Dee Garretson (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200032-3). A star of a science-fiction movie saves the day when a blizzard and wolves threaten those on the set. Ages 8 to 12.

The Mystery of the Missing Everything by Ben H. Winters (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196544-9) is a sequel to The Secret Life of Ms. Finkleman. Ages 8 to 12.

The Last Musketeer by Stuart Gibbs (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-204838-7) launches a series featuring a 21st-century American boy who travels to 17th-century France, where he becomes one of the Three Musketeers. Ages 8 to 12.

Lights on the Nile by Donna Jo Napoli (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-166793-0) is the story of fairies in ancient Egypt. Ages 8 to 12.

Always Neverland by Zoe Barton (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196325-4) Peter Pan whisks a new “Wendy girl” away to do the Lost Boys’ spring cleaning. Ages 8 to 12.

Vanishing Acts by Phillip Margolin and Ami Margolin Rome (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-188556-3). A girl dons her detective cap as a mystery unfolds. Ages 8 to 12.

Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver, illus. by Kei Acedera (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201451-1) is a fantasy about ghosts, magic, friendship, and homecoming. Ages 8 to 12.

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, illus. by Brett Helquist (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0062082305; paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-206013-6) is an adaptation of this classic, with new art. Ages 10-up.

The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200813-8) This fairy tale introduces a spunky heroine. Ages 10-up.

Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201579-2; paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201578-5) collects 14 paranormal short stories with road-trip themes, by various YA authors. Ages 13-up.

Eve by Anna Carey (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-204850-9). Set in the near future, this is a dystopian novel of forbidden love. Ages 13-up.


My First I Can Read gains Mittens, Where Is Max? by Lola M. Schaefer, illus. by Susan Kathleen Hartung (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-170227-3; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-170226-6); and Mia and the Dance for Two by Robin Farley, illus. by Olga Ivanov and Aleksey Ivanov (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-173304-8; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-173303-1), ages 3 to 5. And I Can Read Books 1 offers Pinkalicious: Pinkie Promise (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-192888-8; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-192887-1); and Pinkalicious: The Pinkerrific Playdate (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-192884-0; paper $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-192883-3) by Victoria Kann; The Berenstain Bears and the Shaggy Little Pony by Jan Berenstain and Mike Berenstain (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-168972-7; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-057419-2); Splat the Cat and the Duck with No Quack by Rob Scotton (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-197858-6; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-197857-9); Dixie Loves School Pet Day by Grace Gilman, illus. by Sarah McConnell (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-171912-7; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-171911-0); and Fancy Nancy: Hair Dos and Hair Don’ts by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200180-1; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200179-5), ages 4 to 8.

New I Can Read Books 2 are Flat Stanley and the Firehouse by Jeff Brown, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-143006-0; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-143009-1); Never Kick a Ghost and Other Silly Chillers by Judy Sierra, illus. by Pascale Constantin (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-143519-5; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-143521-8); Spider-Man: Spider-Man versus Venom by John Sazaklis, illus. by Andie Tong and Jeremy Roberts (July, paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-162630-2); Zack’s Alligator and the First Snow by Shirley Mozelle, illus. by James Watts (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-147370-8; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-147372-2); A Baby Sister for Frances by Russell Hoban, illus. by Lillian Hoban (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-083804-1); Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked: Too Cool for Rules by J.E. Bright (Oct., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208602-0); Marley: The Dog Who Cried Woof by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-198944-5; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-198943-8); and Batman Classic: Dawn of the Dynamic Duo by John Sazaklis, illus. by Eric A. Gordon and Steven E. Gordon (Nov., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-188520-4), ages 4 to 8. And Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures continues with The Australian Boomerang Bonanza by Jeff Brown, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Aug., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-06-157435-1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-06-143018-3), ages 7 to 10.

My Weirder School welcomes Mrs. Lilly Is Silly! by Dan Gutman, illus. by Jim Paillot (Oct., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196920-1), ages 7 to 10. Freddy is back in Freddy! Locked in Space by Peter Hannan (Aug., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-06-128470-0), ages 7 to 11. Football Genius by Tim Green adds Deep Zone (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201244-9), ages 8 to 12. Big Nate reappears in Big Nate on a Roll by Lincoln Peirce (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-06-194438-3), ages 8 to 12. The Familiars gains Secrets of the Crown by Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196111-3), ages 8 to 12. Warriors: Omen of the Stars issues The Forgotten Warrior by Erin Hunter (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-155522-0), ages 8 to 12. Warriors offers Super Edition: Crookedstar’s Promise by Erin Hunter (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-198097-8), ages 10-up. Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger by Erin Hunter, illus. by James L. Barry, launches with The Rescue (July, paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200836-7); and Beyond the Code (Nov., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200837-4), ages 10-up. Golden Mountain Chronicles concludes with Dragons of Silk by Laurence Yep (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-027518-1), ages 10-up. Abarat addsAbsolute Midnight by Clive Barker (Sept., $24.99; ISBN 978-0-06-029171-6), ages 13-up. Firelight continues with Vanish by Sophie Jordan (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-193510-7), ages 13-up. I Am Number Four continues with The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-197455-7), ages 14-up. And Bright Young Things welcomes Beautiful Days by Anna Godbersen (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196268-4), ages 14-up.


Halloween Howlers: Frightfully Funny Knock-Knock Jokes by Michael Teitelbaum, illus. by Jannie Ho (July, paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-180891-3) is a lift-the-flap joke book. Ages 5 to 8.


Biscuit returns in Biscuit’s ABCs by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-162518-3), ages 2 to 6. Marley stars in A Thanksgiving to Remember by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey and Rick Whipple (Aug., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-185591-7), ages 2 to 6. The Berenstain Bears by Jan Berenstain and Mike Berenstain are back in The Berenstain Bears’ Winter Wonderland (Sept., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-057427-7), ages 2 to 6; and The Berenstain Bears and the Nutcracker (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-057396-6), ages 3 to 7. New Pinkalicious titles by Victoria Kann are Pinkalicious and the Pink Pumpkin (July, paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-198961-2); Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts (Nov., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-198923-0), ages 3 to 7. Alvin and the Chipmunks star in A Chipmunk Valentine by Kirsten Mayer (Nov., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208654-9); and Chipwrecked: Shelter Showdown by J.E. Bright (Oct., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208655-6), ages 3-7; and Chipwrecked: The Junior Novel by Perdita Finn (Oct., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208658-7), ages 8-12. Superman Classic: Parasite City by Lucy Rosen, illus. by Steven E. Gordon and Eric A. Gordon, is a new Superman Classic, ages 3 to 7. And Fancy Nancy welcomes Our Thanksgiving Banquet by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-06-123598-6), ages 4 to 8.


Supernaturally by Kiersten White (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-198586-7). Evie finds normal life boring until she faces disaster again in this sequel to Paranormalcy. Ages 13-up.

Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories edited by Megan Kelley Hall and Carrie Jones (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-206098-3; paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-206097-6). YA authors share their experiences with bullying. Ages 13-up.

Epic Fail by Claire Lazebnik (Aug., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-192126-1) is a retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in the world of privileged Hollywood. Ages 13-up.

The Beginning of After by Jennifer Castle (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06198579-9). After a car accident that killed her family, Laurel faces painful memories and new relationships. Ages 13-up.

A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-199065-6). Two angels vie for the heart of a girl who may hold the power to save—or destroy—the universe. Ages 13-up.

Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-199622-1). A teen raises her boyfriend from the dead, only to discover that he’s nothing like the boy she loved. Ages 13-up.

Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday (Oct., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200331-7). When a girl is found dead and all signs point to her boyfriend as the killer, Hartley must crack the case. Ages 13-up.

The Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon (Oct., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-06-202787-0). In this paranormal romance, two teens are linked by a supernatural destiny. Ages 13-up.

The Goblin War by Hilari Bell (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-165105-2) concludes the Goblin trilogy. Ages 13-up.

Variant by Robison Wells (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-202608-8). At a high-surveillance academy, kids band together to survive. Ages 13-up.

Love and Other Things I’m Bad At: Rocky Road Trip and Sundae My Prince Will Come by Catherine Clark (July, paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-177863-6) combines two romantic novels. Ages 14-up.

Fateful by Claudia Gray (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200620-2). The Titanic is the setting for this paranormal romance. Ages 14-up.

Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly Cupala (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-176669-5) deals with desperate escape and facing what haunts you. Ages 14-up.

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208548-1). Juliette has the power to kill with a single touch—and the power to save her world. Ages 14-up.


Alex Van Helsing returns in Voice of the Undead by Jason Henderson (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-195101-5), ages 13-up. Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard continues with Twisted (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208101-8); and Ruthless (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-208186-5), ages 14-up. The Lying Game adds Never Have I Ever by Shepard (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-186972-3), ages 14-up. The Vampire Diaries issues The Hunters: Phantom by L.J. Smith (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201768-0), ages 14-up. And Vampire Diaries: Stefan’s Diaries releases #4by L.J. Smith, Kevin Williamson, and Julie Plec (Nov., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-06-211393-1), ages 14-up.


A Christmas Goodnight by Nola Buck, illus. by Sarah Jane Wright (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-06-166491-5) retells the Nativity story. Ages 2 to 5.

Pumpkin Cat by Anne Mortimer (July, $14.99; ISBN 978-0-06-187485-7). Mouse shows Cat how to grow a pumpkin. Ages 4 to 7.

The Littlest Evergreen by Henry Cole (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-114619-0). A tree that grows up peacefully on a hillside becomes a decorative object in a home. Ages 4 to 7.

Stuff by Margie Palatini, illus. by Noah Z. Jones (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-171921-9) focuses on the stuff that really counts and the stuff that’s just... stuff. Ages 4 to 7.

The Sleeper’s Moon by Jon Berkeley, illus. by Tim Jessell (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-168761-7) is the sequel to The Hidden Boy. Ages 8 to 12.

The Family Hitchcock by Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett. (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-189394-0). Swapping houses with a family in Paris, the Hitchcock family becomes mixed up in an international espionage ring. Ages 9-up.

Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200181-8) launches a trilogy centering on three teenage descendants of Medusa. Ages 13-up.

Dark Eden by Patrick Carman (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200970-8) is a psychological thriller set in a mysterious place where teenagers go to face their fears. Ages 13-up.


The Magnificent 12 offers The Trap by Michael Grant (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-183368-7), ages 10-up. And Immortal continues with Eternal by Gillian Shields (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-200039-2), ages 13-up.


Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu, illus. by Erin Mcguire (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-201505-1) is a novel inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen.” Ages 8 to 12.


Guys Read issues Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196376-6; paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-06-196375-9), ages 8 to 12.


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Pony Club Secrets by Stacy Gregg offers Comet and Storm: Two Books in One (Sept., paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-0-00-742004-9); and Riding Star (Sept., paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0-00-733345-5), ages 9 to 12. And Weirdsville releases Nearly Departed by Rook Hastings (Oct., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-00-725810-9), ages 11 to 14.


The Sleepwalkers by J. Gabriel Gates (Oct., paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-7573-1588-6). When Caleb receives a disturbing letter from a long-lost childhood friend, he sets out to find her. Ages 12-up.

Dark Territory by J. Gabriel Gates and Charlene Keel (July, paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7573-1574-9) is a story of supernatural evil, martial arts, and love. Ages 12-up.


The Wheels on the Bus by Jane Cabrera (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2350-7). Animals take the bus in this raucous rendition of a favorite song. Ages 2 to 6.

Help Me Learn Numbers 0–20 by Jean Marzollo, photographs by Chad Phillips (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2334-7) offers fun objects, rhyming text, and a game to help children learn numbers. Ages 3 to 5.

I’m Adopted! by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly, photos by Rotner (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2294-4) demystifies adoption for young children and celebrates the family. Ages 2 to 5.

Reading to Peanut by Leda Schubert, illus. by Amanda Haley (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2339-2). Lucy has a secret reason to learn to read and write; she wants to make a birthday card for her dog, Peanut. Ages 3 to 6.

Betsy Ross byBecky White, illus. by Megan Lloyd (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-1908-1). Inch by inch, bit by bit, Betsy Ross clips, dips, and stitches the first American flag. Ages 3 to 6.

Too Many Dinosaurs by Mercer Mayer. (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2316-3). A newly hatched dinosaur leads a boy into mischief. Ages 4-8

Haunted House, Haunted Mouse by Judy Cox, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2315-6). Mouse’s ravenous appetite gets him in trouble when he hitches a ride in a trick-or-treat sack. Ages 4 to 8.

It’s Snowing! by Gail Gibbons (Aug., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2237-1) provides information about snow, snowstorms, and preparation for storms. Ages 4 to 8.

Pirate Boy by Eve Bunting, illus. by Julie Fortenberry (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2321-7). As Colin imagines adventures, his mother assures him that she will always be there to help. Ages 4 to 8.

The Story of Hanukkah by David A. Adler, illus. by Jill Weber (Aug., $14.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2295-1) retells the story along with a recipe for latkes and directions to play dreidel. Ages 4-8.

The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, illus. by Ellen Beier (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2134-3) recalls a Christmas on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. Ages 4 to 8.

Even an Octopus Needs a Home by Irene Kelly (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2235-7) shows how animals solve the problem of locating safe places in which to live and raise families. Ages 4 to 8.

The Snow Blew Inn by Dian Curtis Regan, illus. by Doug Cushman (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2351-4). Emma waits with excitement for a sleepover with her cousin, but will a snowstorm keep her cousin, and fun, at bay? Ages 4 to 8.

The Flying Canoe by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Daniel San Souci and Justin San Souci (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-1730-8) retells this French Canadian folktale about Christmas. Ages 4 to 8.

J.R.R. Tolkien by Alexandra Wallner, illus. by John Wallner (Aug., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-1951-7) examines one of the world’s most beloved authors. Ages 6 to 10.

Bug Shots: The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly by Alexandra Siy, micrographs by Dennis Kunkel (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2286-9) offers facts about major categories of bugs, accompanied by micrographs that magnify insect parts from 10 to 300,000 times. Ages 6 to 10.

Mystery Math: A First Book of Algebra by David A. Adler, illus. by Edward Miller (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2289-0). In a haunted house, skeletons, ravens, and bats teach math. Ages 6 to 10.

Duck & Company Christmas by Kathy Caple (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2239-5). In this companion to Duck & Company, a massive snowstorm turns Duck and Rat’s bookstore into the site of a sleepover on Christmas Eve. Ages 6 to 10.

8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel ÷ 1 Dog = Chaos by Vivian Vande Velde, illus. by Steve Björkman (Oct., $15.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2364-4). A group of class pets go on a rescue mission and turn a school into a real zoo. Ages 6 to 10.

Wild Women of the Wild West by Jonah Winter, illus. by Susan Guevara (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-1601-1) collects biographical sketches of 15 rambunctious women from Calamity Jane to Mary Elizabeth Lease. Ages 7 to 10.

The Case of the Diamond Dog Collar: by Martha Freeman (Oct., $16.95 ISBN 978-0-8234-2337-8). Cammie and Tessie are back on the case in the second installment in the First Kids Mystery series. Ages 7 to 12.

Ivy and the Meanstalk by Dawn Lairamore (Oct., $16.95 ISBN 978-0-8234-2392-7). In this sequel to Ivy’s Ever After, Princess Ivy and her dragon friend are up against a giantess, a vicious man-eating meanstalk, and a thief named Jack. Ages 8 to 12.

The White Assassin: Book II of the Nightshade Chronicles by Hilary Wagner (Oct., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2333-0). The pasts of Juniper and Billycan resurface as a new battle begins. Ages 9-up.

Hey, 13! by Gary Soto (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2395-8). This short story collection reveals the ups and downs of being 13. Ages 10 to 14.

The Traitor’s Smile by Patricia Elliott (Oct., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2361-3). In the sequel to The Pale Assassin, Eugenie de Boncoeur returns to Paris to save her brother from the guillotine. Ages 12-up.

Buried Thunder by Tim Bowler (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2397-2). Soon after Maya’s family takes over a quaint old hotel, Maya makes a horrific discovery. Ages 12-up.


I Like to Read welcomes Boy, Bird, and Dog by David McPhail; (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2346-0); The Lion and the Mice by Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley, (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2357-6); Dinosaurs Don’t, Dinosuars Do by Steve Björkman (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2355-2); See Me Run by Paul Meisel (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-0-8234-2349-1), ages 4 to 8.


Pirate Nap: A Book of Colors by Danna Smith, illus. by Valeria Petrone (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57531-5). What better place for naptime than a pirate ship? Ages up to 3.

I Will Not Read This Book by Cece Meng, illus. by Joy Ang (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0547049717) tells how the ultimate reluctant reader became a book lover. Ages 4 to 8.

BookSpeak!: Poems About Books by Laura Purdie Salas, illus. by Josée Bisaillon (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-22300-1) collects poems about the magic to be found on a single bookshelf. Ages 4 to 8.

The Really Awful Musicians by John Manders (Dec., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-32820-1) is a tall tale about how musicians first learned to play together. Ages 4 to 8.

Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits, illus. by Michael Allen Austin (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-618-78822-4). On his first ride to school, Kyle contends with gigantic bullies, rabid dogs, grouchy bus drivers, and girls. Ages 6 to 9.

The Third Gift by Linda Sue Park, illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-20195-5) presents a Christmas story. Ages 6 to 9.

Water Balloon by Audrey Vernick (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-59554-2) is a debut novel about friendship and first love. Ages 9 to 12.

First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low by Ginger Wadsworth (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-547-24394-8) is a biography of the founder of the Girl Scouts. Ages 9 to 12.

Something to Hold by Katherine Schlick Noe (Dec., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-55813-4). Can a white girl feel at home on an Indian reservation? Ages 9 to 12.

My Favorite Band Does Not Exist by Robert T. Jeschonek (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-37027-9) is a novel of alternate realities, rock ‘n’ roll, time travel, and mythical characters. Ages 12-up.

The Jewel and the Key by Louise Spiegler (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-14879-3). An aspiring actress trying to save a historic theater time-travels to Seattle of WWI and finds romance. Ages 12-up.

Always a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-22485-5). Tamsin travels back to Victorian-era New York City in this sequel to Once a Witch. Ages 12-up.

Outlaw by Stephen Davies (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-39017-8) is a high-tech thriller with an African setting. Ages 12-up.

Also Known as Rowan Pohi by Ralph Fletcher (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57208-6). When the fictitious applicant he created is accepted to a prestigious school, a teen goes in his place. Ages 12-up.

Caleb’s Wars by David L. Dudley (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-23997-2) is a novel about growing up black in the Jim Crow South during WWII. Ages 14-up.


Five Little Monkeys return in Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed by Eileen Christelow (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-38610-2), ages 4 to 8. Nikki and Deja star in Nikki and Deja: Election Madness by Karen English, illus. by Laura Freeman (July, $14.99; ISBN 978-0-547-43558-9), ages 6 to 9. And The Goblin Wars continues with In the Forests of the Night by Kersten Hamilton (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-43560-2), ages 12-up.


Dog Parade by Barbara Joosse, illus. by Eugene Yelchin (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-15-206690-1). Nine canines get ready to join a jamboree. Ages 4 to 8.

Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime by Myra Wolfe, illus. by Maria Monescillo (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-15-206150-0). A wannabe pirate girl has no use for bedtime. Ages 4 to 8.

Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea: A Fairly Fabricated Story of a Pair of Pants by Tony Johnston, illus. by Stacy Innerst (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-15-206145-6). Wild West chaos and creative problem-solving are the forces behind an American institution. Ages 4 to 8.

Hound Dog True by Linda Urban (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-547-55869-1) offers a story about small acts of courage. Ages 9 to 12.

The Inquisitor’s Apprentice by Chris Moriarty, illus. by Mark Edward Geyer (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-58135-4). The day Sacha found out he could see witches was the worst day of his life. Ages 9 to 12.

Circus Galacticus by Deva Fagan (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-58136-1). Trix runs away to join the circus—and winds up in outer space. Ages 9 to 12.

Lost Voices by Sarah Porter (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-48250-7) is the first book in a trilogy featuring Luce, a mermaid who finds her voice and the healing power of friendship. Ages 12-up.

Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-58132-3). This retelling of the myth of the minotaur involves love, faith, and betrayal. Ages 12-up.

Wherever You Go by Heather Davis (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-50151-2) is a tale about making peace with the past and opening your heart to love. Ages 12-up.

Pregnant Pause by Han Nolan (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-15-206570-6). A tragedy on the day her baby is born starts a series of events that overwhelms a teen. Ages 14-up.

Following Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-15-204759-7) is a follow-up to The Body of Christopher Creed. Ages 14-up.

Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-49638-2). A teen is haunted by murders committed by her estranged father. Ages 14-up.

Flyaway by Helen Landalf (Dec., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-51973-9) is the story of a teen whose mother is a drug addict. Ages 14-up.


Mr. Putter & Tabby are back in Mr. Putter & Tabby Ring the Bell by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-15-205071-9), ages 6 to 9. And Bloody Jack Adventures continues with The Mark of the Golden Dragon: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Jewel of the East, Vexation of the West, and Pearl of the South China Sea by L.A. Meyer (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-51764-3), ages 14-up.


Dos en el zoologico/Two at the Zoo by Danna Smith, illus. by Valeria Petrone (Nov., $4.99; ISBN 978-0-547-58137-8) is a bilingual board-book edition of this story. Up to age 3.

Family Storybook Treasury with CD: Tales of Laughter, Curiosity, and Fun (Oct., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-547-61221-8) compiles familiar stories. Ages 4 to 8.


Curious Baby George by H.A. Rey adds Curious Baby My Growing World (Fold-Out Board Book and Growth Chart) (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-547-27939-8); and Curious Baby Curious About Christmas? (Touch-and-Feel Board Book) (Sept., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-547-58841-4), ages up to 3. Curious George by H.A. Rey stars in Curious George Pat-A-Cake (Sept., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-547-51689-9), ages up to 3; and Curious George Time for School (July, paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-547-42230-5); Curious George Stories to Share, illus. by Margret Rey (Sept., $10.99; ISBN 978-0-547-59529-0); Coleccion de oro Jorge el curioso/A Treasury of Curious George (Bilingual Edition) (Oct., $11.99; ISBN 978-0-547-52310-1); and Curious George Says Thank You Book and Stationery Kit (Nov., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-547-27529-1), ages 4 to 8. And Folk Tale Classics presentsThe Gingerbread Boy(Sept., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-547-59940-3); and The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Sept., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57655-8) by Paul Galdone, ages 4 to 8.

Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh offers Martha Speaks Story Time Collection: Special 20th Anniversary Edition (Sept., $10.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57967-2); Martha Speaks: A Winter’s Tail (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-547-62913-1; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-547-58519-2); and Martha Habla: Perritos en invierno/Martha Speaks: A Winter’s Tail (Bilingual Edition) (Oct., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-547-59560-3), ages 4 to 8. Green Light Readers Level 1 issues Reading Fun with Curious George Boxed Set by H.A. Rey (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57722-7), ages 4 to 8. And Send-A-Story welcomes Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett (Oct., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-547-56692-4); ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore, illus. by Jessie Wilcox Smith (Oct., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-547-56689-4); Santa Claus the World’s Number One Toy Expert by Marla Frazee (Oct., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57656-5); and Latkes, Latkes, Good to Eat by Naomi Howland (Oct., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-547-56690-0), ages 4 to 8.


Too Many Frogs! by Ann Hassett, illus. by John Hassett (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-36299-1). Nana Quimby returns in this tale featuring counting, cake, and frogs. Ages 4 to 8.

Just a Second by Steve Jenkins (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-618-70896-3). What can happen in just a second, a minute, or an hour? Ages 4 to 8.

Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman, illus. by Beth Krommes (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-31583-6) celebrates the beauty and usefulness of spirals. Ages 4 to 8.

Wodney Wat’s Wobot by Helen Lester, illus. by Lynn Munsinger (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0547367569). A robot comes to Wodney’s aid in this sequel to Hooway for Wodney Wat. Ages 4 to 8.

Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-19945-0) introduces the inventor of the first balloons for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Ages 4 to 8.

Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van Allsburg (Oct., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-547-60838-9) is an anniversary gift edition of this Caldecott winner. Ages 6 to 8.

If You Lived Here: Houses of the World by Giles Laroche (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-23892-0). Homes from around the world reveal how people live and have lived. Ages 6 to 9.

In Search of Sasquatch: An Exercise in Zoological Evidence by Kelly Milner Halls (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-25761-7) examines the mystery of Sasquatch. Ages 9 to 12.

Gifts from the Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology by Lise Lunge-Larsen, illus. by Gareth Hinds (Oct., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-547-15229-5) explores the stories behind ancient mythology. Ages 9 to 12.

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales, edited by Chris Van Allsburg (Oct., $24.99; ISBN 978-0-547-54810-4) compiles short stories by Sherman Alexie, M.T. Anderson, Kate DiCamillo, and others inspired by the art in The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. Ages 10 to 14.

Wisdom’s Kiss by Catherine Gilbert Murdock (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-56687-0). Magic, cunning, and an unusual cat join forces. Ages 12-up.

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57738-8). When Perry takes an exchange student to the prom, he has a wild adventure. Ages 12-up.

The Giverby Lois Lowry, illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline (Oct., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-547-42477-4) is an illustrated gift edition of this novel. Ages 12-up.

Mangaman by Barry Lyga, illus. by Colleen Doran (Nov., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-547-42315-9). East meets west in this graphic novel. Ages 12-up.


Just Grace is back in Just Grace and the Double Surprise by Charise Mericle Harper (Aug., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-547-37026-2), ages 6 to 9. Mouse and Mole reappear in A Perfect Halloween by Wong Herbert Yee (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-547-55152-4), ages 6 to 9. Gooney Bird returns in Gooney Bird on the Map by Lois Lowry, illus. by Middy Thomas (Nov., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-547-55622-2), ages 6 to 9. And Scientists in the Field adds The Elephant Scientist by Donna M. Jackson and Caitlin O’Connell Rodwell, illus. by Timothy Rodwell (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-547-05344-8), ages 9 to 12.


Mary Downing Hahn’s Haunting Tales by Mary Downing Hahn (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-547-61220-1) is a collection of ghost stories. Ages 9 to 12.

The Complete Adventures of the Borrowers by Mary Norton, illus. by Joe and Beth Krush (Sept., $34.99; ISBN 978-0-15-204915-7) is a boxed set of these novels. Ages 9 to 12.

A Newbery Collection Boxed Set (Sept., $27.99; ISBN 978-0-547-61082-5) offers four Newbery winners by Lois Lowry, Elizabeth George Speare, Scott O’Dell, and Linda Sue Park. Ages 9 to 12.


Miss Nelson is back in Miss Nelson Is Missing! book and CD by Harry G. Allard, illus. by James Marshall (Oct., paper, $10.99; ISBN 978-0-547-57718-0), ages 4 to 8. The Sisters Eight adds Zinnia’s Zaniness by Lauren Baratz-Logsted (Sept., $15; ISBN 978-0-547-55438-9; paper $4.99; ISBN 978-0-547-55439-6), ages 6 to 9. Scientists in the Field issues Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes by Ellen Jackson and Nic Bishop (Aug., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-547-51992-0), ages 8 to 12. Lives of the Artists addsMasterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illus. by Kathryn Hewitt (Aug., paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-0-547-51991-3), ages 9 to 12. And Good Sports welcomes Soldier Athletes by Glenn Stout (Oct., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-547-41729-5), ages 9 to 12.


Sora and the Cloud by Felicia Hoshino (Oct., $15.95; ISBN 978-1-59702-027-5) recounts a boy’s adventure in the sky. Ages 3 to 8.

You Might Be a Monster: & Other Stories I Made Up by Daniel Seifert (Aug., $15.95; ISBN 978-1-59702-025-1) is an illustrated poetry collection. Ages 4 to 9.


One World Kids Cookbook: Easy, Healthy, and Affordable Family Meals by Sean Mendez (Oct., $20; ISBN 978-1-56656-866-1) emphasizes the importance of a balanced, natural diet. All ages.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Ruth Sanderson (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-56656-864-7) This retelling of the Brothers Grimm tale features oil paintings. Ages 5 to 9.


Wild Animal Alphabet by Dahlov Ipcar (Nov., $10.95; ISBN 978-1-934031-58-2) pairs fantastical jungle animals with rhyming text. Ages 2 to 6.

The Pig Scramble by Jessica Kinney, illus. by Sarah Brannen (Oct., $17.95 ISBN 978-1-934031-61-2). Clarence gains some self-confidence and impresses his family. Ages 4 to 8.

One Horse Farm by Dahlov Ipcar (July, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-934031-39-1). In this reissue of a classic from the 1950s, a boy and a horse grow up on a farm together. Ages 4 to 8.

Mercy: The Last New England Vampire by Sarah L. Thomson (Sept., 16.95; ISBN 978-1-934031-36-0). In this tale, inspired by a true story, Haley must solve a ghostly mystery, battle a vampire, and save her family. Ages 12-up


Curious Cats’ Christmas: A Pop-Up Book, ed. by George White, illus. by Yevgeniya Yeretskaya (Aug., $19.95, ISBN 978-1-60580-670-9) poses questions cats might have about human Christmas traditions. Ages 4 to 12.

Silly Ghosts: A Haunted Pop-Up Book by Janet Lawler, ed. by George White, illus. by Yevgeniya Yeretskaya and Anna Chambers (Aug., $19.95, ISBN 978-1-60580-708-9) introduces pop-up ghosts. Ages 4 to 12.



Animal Antics A to Z wraps up with eight books, including Yoko Yak’s Yakety Yakking (July, paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-1-57565-350-1) and Zachary Zebra’s Zippity Zooming (July, paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-1-57565-351-8) by Barbara deRubertis, illus. by R.W. Alley, ages 3 to 8. And The Milo & Jazz Mysteries adds Book 7: The Case of the Purple Pool by Lewis B. Montgomery, illus. by Amy Wummer (July, paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-1-57565-342-6), ages 7 to 11.


Green Bible Stories for Children by Tami Lehman-Wilzig, illus. by Durga Yael Bernhard (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5135-1) pairs Bible stories with environment-themed activities. Ages 8 to 11.


Sukkot & Simchat Torah issues Sadie’s Sukkah Breakfast by Jamie Korngold, illus. by Julie Fortenberry (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5647-9), 2 to 6. High Holidays adds What’s the Buzz?: Honey for a Sweet New Year by Allison Ofanansky and Eliyahu Alpern (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5640-0); and Talia and the Rude Vegetables by Linda Elovitz Marshall, illus. by Francesca Assirelli (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5217-4), ages 3 to 8. Shabbat welcomes The Shabbat Princess by Amy Meltzer, illus. by Martha Aviles (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5142-9), ages 3 to 8; and Joseph and the Sabbath Fish by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Martina Peluso (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5908-1), ages 5 to 9. Hanukkah gains Nathan Blows Out the Hanukkah Candles by Tami Lehman-Wilzig and Nicole Katzman, illus. by Jeremy Tugeau (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-6657-7); and Engineer Ari and the Hanukkah Mishap by Deborah Bodin Cohen, illus. by Shahar Kober (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5145-0), ages 5 to 9. And Holocaust releases Marcel Marceau: Master of Mime by Gloria Spielman, illus. by Manon Gauthier (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-3961-8), ages 8 to 11.


Touch of Frost (Aug., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-6692-7); and Kiss of Frost by Jennifer Estep (Dec., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-6694-1) are novels set at Mythos Academy, a school of myths, magic, and warrior whiz kids. Ages 14-up.

Torn by Erica O’Rourke (July, paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-6703-0). After the murder of her best friend, Mo is drawn into a world of magic and must choose between two dangerous guys. Ages 14-up.


Archangel Academy adds Unwelcome by Michael Griffo (Sept., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-5339-2), ages 14-up.


Boyfriend Season by Kelli London (Aug., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-6127-4). Urban teens struggle to balance family, school, and relationships. Ages 14-up.

Uptown Dreams by Kelli London (Dec., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-6128-1). Four teens try to make their musical and romantic dreams come true. Ages 14-up.

On the Come Up by Travis Hunter (Nov., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-4251-8). Two men from opposite sides of the tracks can’t seem to stay out of each other’s way. Ages 14-up.


Fab Life adds Doing My Own Thing by Nikki Carter (July, paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-5558-7), ages 12-up. Chanti on the Case welcomes My Own Worst Frenemy by Kimberly Reid (Sept., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-6740-5), ages 14-up. And The Break-Up Diaries adds Volume 2 by Nikki Carter and Kevin Elliott (Oct., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7582-6888-4), ages 14-up.


Reaching by Judy Ann Sadler, illus. by Susan Mitchell (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-456-2). A loving family reaches out to its new baby. Up to age 3.

Welcome to the World by Valerie Wyatt and Lennette Newell (Aug., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-593-4) introduces babies to the wonders that await them. Up to age 3.

Canada All Year by Per-Henrik Gurth (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-709-9). Animals spend a year exploring Canada. Ages 2 to 6.

Let’s Count to 100! by Masayuki Sebe, illus. by Masayuki Sebe (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-661-0) is a search-and-find counting book. Ages 3 to 7.

Hocus Pocus by Sylvie Desrosiers, illus. by Remy Simard (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-577-4) presents a wordless comic adventure. Ages 3 to 7.

The Busy Beaver by Nicholas Oldland (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-749-5). A clueless beaver discovers the impact his actions have on others. Ages 3 to 7.

My Name Is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee, illus. by Matthew Forsythe (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-560-6). Elizabeth wants to be called by her proper name. Ages 3 to 7.

Motion, Magnets and More by Adrienne Mason, illus. by Claudia Davila (Aug., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-707-5) answers questions about the physical sciences. Ages 4 to 7.

Look at That Building!: A First Book of Structures by Scot Ritchie (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1554536962) offers an introduction to buildings. Ages 4 to 7.

Ninja Cowboy Bear Presents the Call of the Cowboy by David Bruins, illus. by Hilary Leung (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-748-8). Friends counter conflict with respect and sensitivity. Ages 4 to 7.

Biomimicry: Inventions Inspired by Nature by Dora Palmer, illus. by Margot Thompson (Aug., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-467-8) examines innovations of the natural world and the human inventions they’ve inspired. Ages 8 to 12.


Kitten stars in Kitten’s Winter by Eugenie Fernandes (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-343-5), ages 1 to 4. Tales of Prehistoric Life releases Ankylosaur Attack by Daniel Loxton, illus. by Loxton and Jim V.W. Smith (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-631-3), ages 4 to 7. Binky offers Binky Under Pressure by Ashley Spires (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-504-0; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-767-9), ages 7 to 10. Machines of the Future gains Space Tourism by Peter McMahon, illus. by Andy Mora (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-368-8), ages 9 to 12. Future According to Luz issues Luz Sees the Light by Claudia Davila (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-581-1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-766-2), ages 8 to 12. And Three Thieves continues with The Sign of the Black Rock by Scott Chantler (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-416-6; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-1-55453-417-3), ages 9 to 12.


Everything You Need to Know About the Human Body by Patricia Macnair (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6686-5) examines the body. Ages 4 to 8.

Really, Really Big Questions About God, Faith, and Religion by Stephen Law (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6678-0) encourages kids to ponder questions about religion. Ages 9 to 12.

Plagues, Pox, and Pestilence by Richard Platt, illus. by John Kelly (Oct., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6687-2) chronicles plagues and diseases throughout history. Ages 7 to 12.

Earth: The Life of Our Planet by Mike Goldsmith, illus. by Mark A. Garlick (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6625-4) provides a visual narrative about the earth. Ages 8 to 12.

Incredible Journeys: Amazing Animal Migrations by Ben Hoare and Phil Whitfield (Sept., $22.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6726-8) examines how migrating creatures survive the hardships of the journey. Ages 8 to 12.

Inca Gold: Solve the Mystery of the Golden Corn by Sean Callery (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6729-9). Clues are hidden in codes and symbols in this interactive mystery. Ages 8 to 12.

Great Global Puzzle Challenge with Google Earth by Clive Gifford, illus. by William Ings (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6721-3) is a virtual puzzle book with links to Google Earth. Ages 8 to 13.

Legendary Journeys: Ships by Philip Steele, illus. by Sebastian Quigley (Oct., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6681-0) traces the development of ships from the invention of simple rafts to the new technologies of today’s luxury liners. Ages 8 to 13.


My Life in the Wild presents Penguin (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6724-4); and Cheetah (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6725-1 by Phil Whitfield, ages 4 to 8. 3D Theater adds Rainforest (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6467-0); and Oceans (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6466-3) by Kathryn Jewitt, illus. by Fiametta Dogi, ages 4 to 8. Kingfisher First Reference offers Kingfisher First Encyclopedia of Animals (July, paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6588-2); Kingfisher First Thesaurus by George Beal and Martin Chatterton (July, paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6586-8); and Kingfisher First Dictionary by Angela Crawley and John Grisewood (July, paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6585-1), ages 5 to 8. And joining Kingfisher Encyclopedias is Kingfisher First Encyclopedia (July, paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-7534-6587-5), ages 5 to 8.

Discover Science greets Apes and Monkeys by Barbara Taylor (Aug., $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6603-2); Reptiles by Belinda Weber (Aug., $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6605-6); Rocks and Fossils by Chris Pellant (Aug., $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6606-3); Oceans and Seas by Nicola Davies (Aug., $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6602-5); and Planet Earth by Deborah Chancellor (Aug., $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6604-9); and Robots by Clive Gifford (Aug., $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6607-0), ages 5 to 8. Questions issues The Book of Which? (Aug., paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6599-8); and The Book of Where? (Aug., paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6598-1) by Ray Bryant, ages 5 to 8. Sidesplitters releases Boo! (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6594-3); and It’s a Gas (Sept., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6677-3), ages 6 to 10. And Weird and Wonderful presentsAttack and Defense: Astonishing Animals, Bizarre Behavior (Sept., $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6723-7); and Show-Offs: Astonishing Animals, BizarreBehavior (Sept., $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6722-0) by Phil Whitfield, ages 6 to 10.

Explorers issues Insects and Creepy-Crawlies by Jinny Johnson and Peter Bull (July, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6592-9); Planet Earth by Dan Gilpin and Bull; (July, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6591-2); Rainforest by Anita Ganeri, illus. by Bull (July, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6590-5); and Things That Go by Bull and Clive Gifford (July, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6593-6), ages 7 to 10. Lifecycles offers Grasslands (Nov., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6692-6); and Polar Lands (Nov., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6691-9) by Sean Callery, ages 7 to 10. Navigators debuts with Mammals by David Burnie (Aug., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6610-0); and Pirates by Peter Chrisp (Aug., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6611-7), ages 9 to 12. All About America continues withAmerican Indians by Paul Robert Walker (Nov., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6517-2); and The Civil War by Sally Senzell Isaacs (Nov., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6514-1), ages 9 to 12. And Epic Adventure adds Epic Flights by Von Hardesty, illus. by Peter Bull (Sept., $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6669-8); and Epic Treks by Betty Hagglund and by Bull (Sept., $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-6668-1), ages 10 to 14.


(Consortium, dist.)

A Picnic of Poems: In Allah’s Green Garden by Dawud Wharnsby (Dec., $22.95; ISBN 978-0-86037-444-2) This collection of poems includes an audio CD. Ages 3 to 10.

The Hijab Boutique by Michelle Khan (Sept., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-86037-468-8). A school assignment leads Farah to a discovery about her mother’s career. Ages 8 to 15.


Titles in Spanish

¡Es un libro! (It’s a Book!) by Lane Smith (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-6-07400-395-6). Ages 5 to 7.

Un día diferente para Amos McGee (A Sick Day for Amos McGee) by Philip C. Stead, illus. by Erin Stead (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-6-07400-528-8). Ages 5 to 7.

Diario de Greg 5: La horrible realidad (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth) by Jeff Kinney (Aug., $13.99; ISBN 978-1-933032-73-3). Ages 8 to 10.

Nate, el grande: El único en su clase (Big Nate) by Lincoln Peirce (Aug., $13.99; ISBN 978-1-933032-78-8). Ages 8 to 10.

Diario de Nikki 2: Cuando no eres la reina de la fiesta precisamente (Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl) by Rachel Renée Russell (Aug., $19.99; ISBN 978-84-2720084-5). Ages 8 to 10.


Only the Mountains Do Not Move: A Maasai Story of Culture and Conservation by Jan Reynolds (Sept., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-333-4; paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-844-5) is a photo-essay exploring the lifestyle of contemporary Maasai in Kenya. Ages 6 to 11.

Love Twelve Miles Long by Glenda Armand, illus. by Colin Bootman (Nov., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-245-0) spotlights the relationship between young Frederick Douglass and his mother, who walked 12 miles each way to visit her son. Ages 6 to 11.

Tashi and the Tibetan Flower Cure by Naomi Rose (Oct., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-425-6). A Tibetan-American uses a traditional cure to help her grandfather recover from an illness. Ages 6 to 11.

Irena’s Jars of Secrets by Marcia Vaughan, illus. by Ron Mazellan (Nov., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-439-3) tells of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker who helped rescue Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Ages 7 to 12.

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-429-4). A Mexican-American girl struggles with adult responsibilities as her mother battles cancer. Ages 12-up.


Wolf Mark by Joseph Bruchac (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-661-8). A boy who discovers his Abenaki family’s secret must save his father from kidnappers. Ages 12-up.

Tankborn by Karen Sandler (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-662-5). This dystopian novel centers on two genetically engineered slaves on the planet Loka. Ages 12-up.


Galaxy Games releases The Challengers by Greg R. Fishbone (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-1-60060-660-1), ages 8 to 12.


Hush Little Turtle by Maranke Rinck, illus. by Martijn Van Der Linden (Nov., $8.95; ISBN 978-1-935954-06-4). When Turtle can’t sleep, his friends try to help. Ages 3-up.

The Umbrella Doodle Book by Dieter Schubert (Sept., $11.95; ISBN 978-1-935954-03-3) is a doodle book based on the wordless book, The Umbrella. Ages 4-up.

Children Just Like You: Five Lives of Young Refugees by Nathalie Righton and Ton Koene (Sept., $20.95; ISBN 978-1-935954-09-5) describes the plights of refugee children. Ages 4-up.

Tom the Tamer by Tjibbe Veldkamp, illus. by Philip Hopman (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-935954-05-7). Tom teaches his father not to be afraid of animals. Ages 4-up.

Right To Play by Jesse Goossens (Oct., paper; $20.95; ISBN 978-1-935954-10-1) reveals how games and sports help traumatized children find respect for themselves and others. Ages 10-up.

Crusade in Jeans by Thea Beckman (Nov., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-1-935954-07-1). A boy gets stuck in the Middle Ages and joins a children’s crusade. Ages 11-up.


Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Seaside Shenanigans by Chris Monroe (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5616-5). This monkey comes to the rescue when someone sabotages a seaside resort. Ages 4 to 8.

Fall Mixed Up by Bob Raczka, illus. by Chad Cameron (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-4606-7) spotlights an autumn when nothing is as it should be. Ages 4 to 9.

Back-to-School Rules by Laurie B. Friedman, illus. by Teresa Murfin (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-6070-4). Percy outlines 10 rules for making the grade. Ages 5 to 9.

Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist by Gina Capaldi and Q.L. Pearce, illus. by Capaldi (Oct., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5257-0) is a biography that includes Zitkala-Sa’s own writings. Ages 8 to 12.

You Will Call Me Drog by Sue Cowing (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-6076-6). A boy gets a sarcastic talking puppet stuck on his hand. Ages 9 to 13.


Ultraviolet by R.J. Anderson (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7408-4) A teen with synesthesia and tetrachromacy wakes up in a mental institution, having confessed to a classmate’s murder. Ages 12 to 18.

Brooklyn, Burning by Steve Brezenoff (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7526-5). In this love story, the genders of the two main characters are never identified. Ages 12 to 18.

In Trouble by Ellen Levine (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-6558-7). This novel centers on two teens dealing with unplanned pregnancies in the era before Roe v. Wade. Ages 12 to 18.



Mallory stars in Mallory’s Super Sleepover by Laurie B. Friedman, illus. by Jennifer Kalis (Oct., $15.95; ISBN 978-0-8225-8887-0), ages 7 to 11. Way-Too-Real Aliens launches with Escape from Planet Yastol by Pamela F. Service, illus. by Mike Gorman (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7918-8), ages 9 to 12. Agent Amelia by Michael Broad debuts with Ghost Diamond! (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-8060-3); Zombie Cows! (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-8066-5); Hypno Hounds! (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-8062-7); and Spooky Ballet! (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-8064-1), ages 7 to 11. And Night Fall issues Foul by Paul Hoblin (Oct., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7813-6); Last Desserts by Megan Atwood (Oct., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7811-2); Lock-In by Jonathan Mary-Todd (Oct., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7815-0); The Combination by Elias Carr (Oct., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7810-5); The Late Bus by Rick Jasper (Oct., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7812-9); and The Prank by Ashley Rae Harris (Oct., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7814-3), ages 11 to 18.


Lily Renee, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer by Trina Robbins, illus. by Anne Timmons and Mo Oh (Nov., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-8114-3) traces the life of Lily Renée Wilheim, a Jewish teen living in Vienna during WWII who became a comic books pioneer. Ages 10 to 14.


Tricky Journeys by Chris Schweizer debuts with Tricky Coyote Tales, illus. by Chad Thomas (Oct., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7859-4); Tricky Rabbit Tales, illus. by Zack Giallongo (Oct., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7862-4); Tricky Fox Tales, illus. by Shelli Paroline (Oct., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7861-7); Tricky Raven Tales, illus. by David Witt (Oct., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7863-1); Tricky Spider Tales, illus. by Courtney Huddleston (Oct., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7864-8); and Tricky Monkey Tales, illus. by Chad Thomas (Oct., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7860-0), ages 7 to 10. Pet Shop Private Eye presents Fish You Were Here by Colleen AF Venable, illus. by Stephanie Yue (Sept., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5630-1), ages 7 to 11. And History’s Kid Heroes welcomes The Horse-Riding Adventure of Sybil Ludington, Revolutionary War Messenger by Marsha Amstel and Amanda Doering Tourville (Aug., paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7073-4); The Prairie Adventure of Sarah and Annie, Blizzard Survivors by Marty Rhodes Figley and Emma Carlson Berne (Aug., paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7808-2); The Underground Adventure of Arly Dunbar, Cave Explorer by Candice Ransom and Berne (Aug., paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7074-1); and The Underground Railroad Adventure of Allen Jay, Antislavery Activist by Marlene Targ Brill and Berne (Aug., paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-7806-8), all illus. by Ted Hammond and Richard Pimentel Carbajal, ages 8 to 11.

On the Case with Holmes & Watson by Arthur Conan Doyle, Murray Shaw, and M.J. Cosson, illus. by Sophie Rohrbach and JT Morrow, continues with Sherlock Holmes and the Redheaded League (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-7613-7094-9); Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure at the Copper Beeches (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-7613-7095-6); Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Six Napoleons (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-7613-7096-3); and Sherlock Holmes and the Boscombe Valley Mystery (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-7613-7097-0), ages 9 to 12. The ElseWhere Chronicles offers The Parting by Nykko, illus. by Bannister (Nov., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-7613-7524-1), ages 9 to 14. And My Boyfriend Is a Monster adds My Boyfriend Bites by Dan Jolley, illus. by Alitha Martinez (Oct., paper; $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7613-7078-9); and Under His Spell by Marie Croall, illus. by Hyeondo Park (Oct., paper; $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7613-7076-5) ages 12 to 18.


Say Something, Perico by Trudy Harris, illus. by Cecilia Rébora (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-5231-0). Will Perico the parrot ever find someone who understands him? Ages 4 to 8.


Math Is CATegorigal adds A Fraction’s Goal—Parts ofa Whole (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-8225-7881-9) by Brian P. Cleary, illus. by Brian Gable, ages 5 to 9. And Words Are CATegorigal offers Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7613-4917-4) by Cleary, illus. by Gable, ages 7 to 11.




New Lima Bear Stories are How Back-Back Got His Name (July, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-933872-14-8); and The Cave Monster (Sept., $15.95, ISBN 978-1-933872-01-8) by Thomas and Peter Weck, illus. by Len DiSalvo, ages 4 to 8.


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)

A Gift for a Little Child’s Baptism by Sophie Piper, illus. by Caroline Williams (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-7459-6251-1) compiles modern and traditional blessings. Ages up to 3.

You Are Very Special: With a Special Surprise for You Inside! by Su Box, illus. by Susie Poole (Oct., $7.99; ISBN 978-0-7459-6300-6) emphasizes the idea that each individual is unique and special. Ages 3 to 5.

Oops! by Pennie Kidd, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw (Nov., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-7459-4892-8) demonstrates that one doesn’t have to be perfect to be loved. Ages 3 to 5.

The Biggest Thing in the World by Kenneth Steven, illus. by Melanie Mitchell (Nov., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-7459-6107-1). A polar bear explores the world with his mother. Ages 3 to 5.

I Imagine: A Child’s Book of Prayers by Rachel Rivett, illus. by Mique Moriuchi (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-7459-6208-5) reveals the connections with nature a child might find in times of emotional need. Ages 5 to 7.

The Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale by Elena Pasquali, illus. by Sophie Windham (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-7459-6289-4). Three forest trees dream of what they will one day become. Ages 5 to 7.

The Lion Storyteller Book of Animal Tales: Animal Tales Old and New Especially for Reading Aloud by Bob Hartman, illus. by Krisztina Kallai Nagy (Oct., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-7459-6131-6) compiles stories about animals. Ages 5 to 7.


The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China by Libby Koponen and Ed Young (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07628-9) is an illustrated memoir of Young’s childhood in Shanghai during WWII. All ages.

Look-Alikes Seek-and-Search Puzzles by Joan Steiner (July, paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07407-0). Readers find hidden objects in photographic scenes created from everyday objects. All ages.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Jerry Pinkney (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-05696-0). Watercolors illustrate this lullaby featuring a curious chipmunk. Ages 1 to 4.

Substitute Creacher by Chris Gall (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-08915-9). Troublemaking students discover their sub is a spotted, one-eyed monster. Ages 1 to 6.

The I’M NOT SCARED Book by Todd Parr (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-316-08445-1) aims to inspire kids to face their fears. Ages 1 to 6.

Birdie’s Big-Girl Dress by Sujean Rim (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-13287-9). On her birthday, Birdie realizes that her favorite party dress is too small. Ages 1 to 6.

You Will Be My Friend! by Peter Brown (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07030-0). Lucy the Bear searches for a friend in this companion to Children Make Terrible Pets. Ages 1 to 6.

The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-05670-0). Jack is a boy who people can’t seem to remember, until he moves to a town of secrets and magic. Ages 8 to 12.

Daniel X: Game Over by James Patterson and Ned Rust (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-10178-3). Daniel X discovers that two extraterrestrials are plotting to control kids around the world through videogames. Ages 8 to 12.

Ghost Hunt 2: MORE Chilling Tales of the Unknown by Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson, and Cameron Dokey (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-09958-5) is based on TV’s Ghost Hunters. Ages 8 to 12.

The Mysterious Benedict Society: Mr. Benedict’s Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious Conundrums by Trenton Lee Stewart, illus. by Diana Sudyka (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-316-18193-8) is an activity book inspired by this series. Ages 8 to 12.

Now Is the Time for Running by Michael Williams (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07790-3). When soldiers attack their village, two brothers from Zimbabwe flee to South Africa. Ages 12-up.

Dark Parties by Sara Grant (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-08594-6). Two teens raised in an isolated nation under the government’s strict control organize an underground rebellion. Ages 12-up.

Immortal Beloved #2: Darkness Falls by Cate Tiernan (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-03593-4) is the sequel to Immortal Beloved. Ages 12-up.

The Shattering by Karen Healey (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-12572-7). Can three teens save the next victim of a serial killer in their town? Ages 12-up.

How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-03606-1). Told from the perspectives of two teens, this is a story about what it means to be a family and the many roads we can take to become one. Ages 12-up.

Winter Town by Stephen Emond (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-13332-6) Realizing that his childhood friend Lucy has changed, Evan wonders if their friendship will change also. Ages 12-up.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion by Mark Cotta Vaz (Dec., paper; $18.99; ISBN 978-0-316-13411-8) is a tie-in to the film. Ages 12-up.

Sweetly by Jackson Pearce (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-06865-9). This companion novel to Sisters Red is a re-imagining of “Hansel and Gretel.” Ages 15-up.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (Sept., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-316-13402-6). In this fantasy, Karou unravels the secrets of her hidden past, falls in love, and stumbles upon an ancient war that’s far from over. Ages 15-up.

Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-12928-2.). Lucky, bullied by a classmate during the day, at night dreams about meeting his long-lost POW grandfather in Vietnam. Ages 15-up.


Matt Christopher Sports Series adds QB Blitz by Stephanie Peters (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17682-8), ages 8 to 12. School of Fear introduces The Final Exam by Gitty Daneshvari (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-18287-4), ages 8 to 12. How to Train Your Dragon continues with How to Break a Dragon’s Heart by Cressida Cowell (Nov., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17618-7), ages 8 to 12. The Secret Series concludes with You Have to Stop This by Pseudonymous Bosch (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07626-5), ages 8 to 12. Witch & Wizard releases The Fire by James Patterson and Jill Dembowski (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-10190-5), ages 10-up. Prophecy of the Sisters issues Circle of Fire by Michelle Zink (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-02737-3), ages 12-up. Beautiful Creatures offers Beautiful Chaos by Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia (Oct., hardcover; $18.99; ISBN 978-0-316-12352-5), ages 12-up. The Saga of Larten Crepsley introduces Palace of the Damned by Darren Shen (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07870-2), ages 15-up.And Haruhi Suzumiya returns in The Wavering of Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa (Nov., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-316-03891-1), ages 15-up.


Whooo Loves You? by Sandra Magsamen (Aug., $7.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07004-1). Messages of love are hidden beneath animal-shaped flaps in this board book with cloth cover. All ages.

Baby’s Best Friend by Rachael Hale (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-316-12962-6). Babies and animals explore the world around them in this photographic board book. Ages 1 to 4.

I Ruff You by Sandra Magsamen (Sept., $7.99; ISBN 978-0-316-07005-8). This book with bendable puppy ears delivers missives of love. Ages 1 to 4.

Snowflake Baby by Elise Broach, illus. by Cori Doerrfeld (Dec., $7.99; ISBN 978-0-316-12926-8.). In this lift-the-flap board book, baby has a day wintry fun. Ages 1 to 4.


Super Hero Squad adds Super Hero Squad Flips Out! A Mix and Match Book by Matthew Swanson, illus. by Robbi Behr (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17627-9); Captain America: Doom’s Day (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17628-6); Team Spirit! by Lucy Rosen (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17629-3); and Rosen’s The Trouble with Thor (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17630-9), ages 1 to 6.


How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-06825-3). Kacey is the queen bee of her middle school—until she gets braces and glasses. Ages 12-up.

Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-10162-2) introduces a modern-day Ophelia, the girlfriend of Prince Hamlet. Ages 14-up.

Glee: Summer Break: by Sophia Lowell (July, paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-316-12360-0) is a novel featuring the characters from this TV show. Ages 15-up.

Shut Out by Kody Keplinger (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17556-2) is a contemporary re-imagining of the Greek play Lysistrata. Ages 15-up.

Bunheads by Sophie Flack (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-12653-3). A ballet dancer is caught between her passion for dance and her yearning for a normal teen life. Ages 15-up.

Gossip Girl, Psycho Killer by Cecily von Ziegesar (Oct., paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-316-18509-7) is a slasher-themed retelling of the first Gossip Girl novel. Ages 15-up.


Monster High offers Where There’s a Wolf, There’s a Way by Lisi Harrison (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-09919-6), ages 12-up. And Daughters continues with The Daughters Join the Party by Joanna Philbin (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-17968-3), ages 12-up.


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Winter’s Knight by Richard Argent (Sept., paper; $12.95; ISBN 978-1-905654-54-3). A young crusader rides for honor in this tale of battlefield action and ghostly premonitions. Ages 12 to 14.


The Cupid War by Timothy Carter (Aug., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2614-4). A wayward angel tricks kids into committing suicide. Ages 12-up.

Damage by Anya Parrish (Sept., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2700-4). In this debut psychological thriller Dani and Jesse are haunted by the return of astral tormenters Ages 13-up.

Pure Red by Danielle Joseph (Sept., paper $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2743-1). Cassia’s father agrees to mentor her crush with his art project. Ages 13-up .

Mercy Lily by Lisa Albert (Oct., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2699-1). A girl is confronted by her chronically ill mother’s wish to die. Ages 13-up.

Bestest. Ramadan. Ever. by Medeia Sharif (July, paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2323-5). A Muslim teen who longs for a boyfriend questions the rigidness of her parents’ faith. Ages 13-up.

Sparks: The Epic, Completely True Blue, (Almost) Holy Quest of Debbie by S.J. Adams (Nov., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2676-2). Two teen outcasts at school create their own religion. Ages 13-up.

Faking Faith by Josie Bloss (Nov., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2757-8) centers on a girl who fakes her religion to get to the boy she has a crush on. Ages 13-up.


The Daykeepers Grimoire issues The Serpent’s Coil: Prophecy of Days, Book 2 by Christy Raedeke (July, paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-1577-3), ages 12-up. Other continues with Bloodborn by Karen Kincy (Sept., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-1920-7), ages 12-up. Witch Eyes launches with Witch Eyes by Scott Tracey (Sept., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2595-6), ages 12-up. And Skyship Academy opens with The Pearl Wars by Nick James (Sept., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7387-2341-9), ages 12-up.



Let’s Read! debuts with Johnny Test, Level 1: Get in Shape, Johnny! (Oct., paper; $4.95; ISBN 978-1-77080-078-6); Johnny Test, Level 2: Johnny X vs. Bling-Bling Boy (Oct., paper; $4.95; ISBN 978-1-77080-079-3); Johnny Test, Level 3: Ready, Set, Go! (Oct., paper; $4.95; ISBN 978-1-77080-081-6); and Johnny Test, Level 4: Mission Bora Bora (Oct., paper; $4.95; ISBN 978-1-77080-080-9), ages 5 to 9.