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All About Us continues with Be Strong & Curvaceous and Who Made You a Princess? by Shelley Adina ($9.99 each, 12-up). And Miracle Girls adds Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt ($9.99, 12-up).


Blueberry Girl ($17.99) by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Charles Vess. A much-loved baby grows into a young woman. (All ages)

Paddington at the Beach ($17.99) by Michael Bond, illus. by R.W. Alley, is a counting book starring this bear. (up to 6)

My Love Will Be with You ($17.99) by Laura Krauss Melmed, illus. by Henri Sorensen. In this lullaby, a father expresses his devotion to his son. (2-7)

It's the Best Day Ever, Dad! ($17.99) by Brooke Shields, illus. by Cori Doerrfeld. The stars of Welcome to Your World, Baby enjoy a day out with their father. (3-8)

The King's Taster ($17.99) by Kenneth Oppel, illus. by Lou Fancher. A dog tastes the food of a persnickety young king. (3-6)

Grandpappy Snippy Snappies ($17.99) by Lynn Plourde, illus. by Christopher Santoro, is an alliterative tale centering on a spirited grandfather. (3-6)

Whoo! Whoo! Goes the Train ($17.99) by Anne Rockwell tells of a little one's first train ride. (3-7)

1000 Times No ($17.99) by Tom Warburton. When Noah's mother tells him it's time to go, he finds many ways to say “no.” (3-8)

Marley Goes to School ($17.99) by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey. This rambunctious pooch follows his young owner to school. (3-8)

Minifred Goes to School ($17.99) by Mordicai Gerstein introduces a mischievous kitten who refuses to follow the rules. (3-8)

Duck and Cover ($17.99) by Jackie Urbanovic. An alligator runs away from the zoo and moves in with Max the duck. (4-7)

The Frogs and Toads All Sang ($16.99) by Arnold Lobel is a never-before-published story about Frog and Toad. (4-7)

Silly Street ($17.99) by Jeff Foxworthy, illus. by Steve Björkman, is a poetry collection by this comedian. (4-7)

Sloppy Joe ($17.99) by Dave Keane, illus. by Denise Brunkus. A boy who tries to be neat discovers that being sloppy is part of who he is. (4-7)

A Child's Good Morning Book ($17.99) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Karen Katz. Four children greet the new day in this newly illustrated tale, first published in 1952. (4-8)

The Emperor of Absurdia ($17.99) by Chris Riddell. A young emperor hunting a dragon discovers that a bigger dragon is hunting him. (4-8)

Almost ($17.99) by Richard Torrey introduces a six-year-old who can't wait to be big. (4-8)

April Fool! Watch Out at School! ($17.99) by Diane deGroat. Gilbert the opossum plays a trick on class bully Lewis. (4-8)

Cheech and the Spooky Ghost Bus ($17.99) by Cheech Marin, illus. by Orlando Ramírez. Cheech's bus is haunted by ghost kids. (4-8)

The Cow That Was the Best Moo-ther ($17.99) by Andy Cutbill, illus. by Russell Ayto, tells of a silly cow who loves her baby chick. (4-8)

Crazy Hair ($18.99) by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Dave McKean. Bonnie attempts to tame her friend's unruly hair. (4-8)

My Parents Are Divorced, My Elbows Have Nicknames, and Other Facts About Me ($17.99) by Bill Cochran, illus. by Steve Björkman, is the story of a boy coping with his parents' divorce. (4-8)

Rhino, Rhino, Sweet Potato ($17.99) by Francine Prose, illus. by Matthew Armstrong, celebrates unlikely friendship and sharing. (4-8)

Yes Day! ($14.99) by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld. On one special day, the answer is always “yes.” (4-8)

Yours Truly, Louisa ($17.99) by Simon Puttock, illus. by Jo Kiddie. A letter-writing pig wants some changes around the barnyard. (4-8)

Goldilicious ($17.99) by Victoria Kann is a follow-up to Pinkalicious and Purplicious. (5-8)

Once Upon a Saturday ($17.99) by Leslie Lammle. An imaginative girl must tackle her list of chores before enjoying her day. (5-8)

One Last Time: Good-bye to Yankee Stadium ($19.99) by Ray Negron, illus. by Laura Seeley. Yankee greats return to play one last game at the old stadium. (5-9)

The Composer Is Dead ($17.99) by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Carson Ellis. A detective tries to solve a murder mystery at the symphony. (5-up)

Heart of Texas: A Lone Star ABC ($17.99) by Laura Krauss Melmed, illus. by Frané Lessac, takes an alphabetical tour of this state. (6-11)

I, Lorelei ($16.99) by Yeardley Smith. After her cat dies, Lorelei writes journal entries to him chronicling her activities. (8-12)

Umbrella Summer ($15.99) by Lisa Graff. A girl learns to deal with her grief after the death of her older brother. (8-12)

After the Train ($15.99) by Gloria Whelan. A boy in post-WWII Germany grapples with prejudice and ignorance after uncovering a secret about his parents' past. (8-12)

Baseball Great and Football Champ ($16.99 each) by Tim Green are sports-themed novels. (8-12)

The Locked Garden ($15.99) by Gloria Whelan. In 1900, two sisters move into an asylum with their doctor father and discover a mysterious garden. (8-12)

The Prince of Fenway Park ($16.99) by Julianna Baggott. Oscar helps his adoptive father, who lives beneath Fenway Park, reverse the Red Sox's 86-year-old curse. (8-12)

We Can't All Be Rattlesnakes ($15.99) by Patrick Jennings centers on a snake's unlikely friendship with a mouse. (8-12)

The Model President ($16.99) by Brian Tacang. It's brains vs. beauty in the race for class president. (9-12)

The Deep ($16.99) by Helen Dunmore is a follow-up to Ingo and The Tide Knot. (10-up)

Faery Rebels: Spell Hunter ($16.99) by R.J. Anderson. A faery must save her people while hiding her forbidden friendship with a human. (10-up)

Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow ($16.99) by James Rollins. After their parents disappear, two teens land in a world filled with long-lost civilizations. (10-up)

Night Wings ($15.99) by Joseph Bruchac. In this retelling of a Native American legend, a boy's nightmare visions of a winged monster become all too real. (10-up)

Waggit Again ($16.99) by Peter Howe, illus. by Omar Rayyan. Waggit again searches for home in this sequel to Waggit's Tale. (10-up)

Prism ($16.99) by Faye Kellerman and Aliza Kellerman. Three teens are trapped in a parallel universe in this novel by mother-daughter collaborators. (12-up)

A Voice of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson ($16.99) by Barbara Dana presents a first-person imagining of this poet's girlhood. (12-up)

Nothing But Ghosts ($17.99) by Beth Kephart. The summer after her mother dies, Katie attempts to solve the mystery surrounding a reclusive millionaire. (12-up)

Rampant ($17.99) by Diana Peterfreund. In this fantasy, teenage girls hunt killer unicorns. (12-up)

Reality Check ($16.99) by Peter Abrahams. When his former girlfriend disappears from school, Cody travels across the country in search of her. (12-up)

The September Sisters ($16.99) by Jillian Cantor. After her sister disappears without a trace, Abigail tries to keep her family together. (12-up)

Serendipity Market ($16.99) by Penny Blubaugh. Storytellers band together to heal the world with tales of enchantment and magic. (12-up)

L.A. Candy ($17.99) by Lauren Conrad. This debut novel by the star of The Hills launches a series about the life of a reality TV star. (14-up)

No Such Thing As the Real World ($16.99) by An Na, M.T. Anderson et al. collects short stories by six authors about leaving childhood and entering the “real world.” (14-up)


HarperBlessings issues God Found Us You by Lisa Tawn Bergren, illus. by Laura J. Bryant ($10.99, 3-7). My First I Can Read adds Little Critter: The Fall Festival by Mercer Mayer and Biscuit Takes a Walk by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($16.99 each, paper $3.99, 3-5). Fancy Nancy returns in Fancy Nancy Party Planner: Tea Parties and Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire! by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser ($12.99 each, 4-7). And new I Can Read Books are The Berenstain Bears' Class Trip and The Berenstain Bears' Family Reunion by Jan and Mike Berenstain ($16.99 each, paper $3.99, 4-8); Dirk Bones and the Mystery of the Missing Books by Doug Cushman ($16.99 each, 4-8); and Fancy Nancy: Pajama Day, The Dazzling Book Report and The Show Must Go On by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser ($16.99 each, paper $3.99, 4-8); and Best Friends for Frances by Russell Hoban, illus. by Lillian Hoban; Gilbert, the Surfer Dude by Diane deGroat; and Pony Scouts: Pony Crazy and Really Riding! by Catherine Hapka, illus. by Anne Kennedy ($16.99 each, 4-8).

Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures debuts with The Mount Rushmore Calamity and The Great Egyptian Grave Robbery by Sara Pennypacker, illus. by Macky Pamintuan ($15.99 each, paper $4.99, 7-10). Roscoe Riley Rules adds Don't Tap-Dance on Your Teacher and Never Walk in Shoes That Talk by Katherine Applegate, illus. by Brian Biggs ($14.99 each, paper $3.99, 7-10). Mackenzie Blue starts up with Mackenzie Blue by Tina Wells, illus. by Michael Segawa ($10.99, 8-12). Underwhere adds Fat Cat of Underwhere by Bruce Hale, illus. by Shane Hillman ($15.99, 8-12). The Poppy Stories gains Poppy and Ereth by Avi, illus. by Brian Floca ($15.99, 8-12). The Super Sluggers offers The Slumpbuster by Kevin Markey, illus. by Royce Fitzgerald ($15.99, 8-12). Ray & Me by Dan Gutman joins Baseball Card Adventures ($15.99, 10-14). Magic Thief releases The Lost by Sarah Prineas, illus. by Antonio Javier Caparo ($16.99, 10-up). Seekers continues with Great Bear Lake and Smoke Mountain by Erin Hunter ($16.99 each, 10-up). Sisters of the Sword issues Chasing the Secret and Journey Through Fire by Maya Snow ($16.99, 10-up). Warriors welcomes Code of the Clans by Erin Hunter, illus. by Wayne McLoughlin; and Warriors: Power of Three adds Sunrise by Hunter ($16.99 each, 10-up). Darkest Powers introduces The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong ($17.99, 12-up). And The Luxe gains Envy by Anna Godbersen ($17.99, 14-up).


Brothers & Sisters: Family Poems ($17.99) by Eloise Greenfield, illus. by Jan Spivey Gilchrist, presents poetry celebrating the brother-sister bond. (5-9)

What Lincoln Said ($17.99) by Sarah L. Thomson, illus. by James Ransome, is a picture-book biography of Abraham Lincoln. (6-9)

Burn My Heart ($15.99) by Beverley Naidoo tells of the uneasy friendship between two boys, one black and one white, during the Mau Mau Rebellion in 1950s Kenya. (10-up)

Jumped ($16.99) by Rita Williams-Garcia is a novel about the consequences of bullying. (12-up)

Dope Sick ($16.99) by Walter Dean Myers. When a drug deal goes south and cops are chasing him, Lil J will do anything to change the last 24 hours. (14-up)


Willoughby & the Lion ($17.99) by Greg Foley. Willoughby's wishes come true after he encounters a golden lion. (4-7)

Farley Follows His Nose ($17.99) by Lynn Johnson stars the dog from Johnson's “For Better or For Worse” comic strip. (4-8)

Star of the Week: A Story of Love, Adoption, and Brownies with Sprinkles ($17.99) by Darlene Friedman, illus. by Roger Roth. An adopted girl from China finds a way to include her birth parents in a poster about herself. (5-9)

Herbert's Wormhole ($12.99) by Peter Nelson, illus. by Rohitash Rao. Two boys travel into the future in this novel told in cartoons. (8-12)

The Dragons of Ordinary Farm ($16.99) by Tad Williams, illus. by Greg Swearingen. Siblings discover that their great-uncle's farm is inhabited by dragons, unicorns and heroes. (9-12)

Freaky Monday ($15.99) by Mary Rodgers and Heather Hach. A girl switches places with her teacher in this sequel to Freaky Friday. (9-12)

The Year the Swallows Came Early ($16.99) by Kathryn Fitzmaurice. A girl's father gambles away the money she intended to use for culinary school. (9-12)

Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel ($16.99, paper $9.99) by C.M. Butzer recounts the Civil War events leading up to Lincoln's historical address. (9-14)

Fragile Eternity ($16.99) by Melissa Marr is a sequel to Wicked Lovely. (12-up)

Emily the Strange: The Lost Days ($16.99) by Rob Reger, illus. by Buzz Barker and Reger, launches a series starring this cat-loving, “anticool” heroine. (12-up)

This Full House ($17.99) by Virginia Euwer Wolff concludes the Make Lemonade trilogy. (14-up)


Ottoline issues Ottoline Goes to School by Chris Riddell ($10.99, 8-12).


How to Talk to Dads and How to Talk to Moms ($9.99 each) by Alec Greven, illus. by Kei Acedera. This nine-year-old author offers advice for dealing with parents. (All ages)

Jack & Jill: The Miracle Dog with a Happy Tail to Tell ($17.99) by Jill Rappaport, illus. by Linda Solomon. A rescued dog learns how much he's loved. (4-8)

Panda Kindergarten ($17.99) by Joanne Ryder, photos by Katherine Feng, focuses on 16 giant panda cubs on a reserve in China. (4-8)

Dolphins ($17.99) and Wolves ($17.99, paper $6.99) by Seymour Simon. Photos illustrate these Smithsonian Institute titles spotlighting these species. (5-9)

Emily Post's Table Manners for Kids ($15.99) by Cindy Post Senning, illus. by Steve Björkman, addresses such topics as which fork to use and how to eat tricky foods. (8-12)

Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady ($16.99) by David Bergen Brophy offers a biography of the new First Lady. (8-12)

Mozart: The Wonder Child: A Puppet Play in Three Acts ($17.99) by Diane Stanley. This biography portrays Mozart and other characters as marionettes in a puppet show. (8-12)

Asking About Sex & Growing Up, Revised Edition: A Question-and-Answer Book for Kids ($15.99, paper $6.99) by Joanna Cole is an updated edition of this guide. (8-up)

Ghosts of War: My Tour of Duty ($16.99) by Ryan Smithson is a memoir by a young American soldier who served in Iraq. (14-up)


Don't Know Much About adds Don't Know Much About the Presidents, Revised Edition by Kenneth C. Davis, illus. by Pedro Martin ($17.99, paper $6.99, 6-9). And Time for Kids issues Abigail Adams: Eyewitness to America's Birth ($15.99, paper $3.99, 7-9).


The Princess and the Bear ($17.99) by Mette Ivie Harrison is a sequel to The Princess and the Hound. (12-up)

Starclimber ($17.99) by Kenneth Oppel concludes the trilogy that began with Airborn. (12-up)


Faerie Path presents The Immortal Realm by Frewin Jones ($16.99, 12-up). Jones's Warrior Princess launches with a title of the same name ($16.99, 12-up). And Worldweavers concludes with Cybermage by Alma Alexander ($17.99, 12-up).


Miranda's Beach Day ($17.99) by Holly Keller. A girl and her mother spend a summer day at the beach. (2-4)

Read It, Don't Eat It! ($17.99) by Ian Schoenherr celebrates books and reading. (2-4)

Birds ($17.99) by Kevin Henkes, illus. by Laura Dronzek. A girl observes and describes various kinds of birds. (2-5)

OK Go ($17.99) by Carin Berger. A traffic jam forces people to consider environmentally friendly alternatives. (2-5)

Quiet in the Garden ($17.99) by Aliki. A boy discovers he is not the only creature enjoying a picnic. (2-7)

Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms ($17.99) by Julia Rawlinson, illus. by Tiphanie Beeke, is a sequel to Fletcher and the Falling Leaves. (3-7)

Yum Yum! What Fun! ($17.99) by Mara Bergman, illus. by Nick Maland. Katie and James cook up delicious treats in this companion to Snip Snap! (3-7)

A Chair for Always ($16.99) by Vera B. Williams. There's a new baby in Rosa's family in this follow-up to A Chair for My Mother. (3-8)

Trudy ($17.99) by Henry Cole. At an auction, a girl meets a goat with a special talent. (4-8)

Incredible Inventions ($17.99) by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Julia Sarcone-Roach, features poems about 16 modern inventions and the stories behind them. (5-10)

Organs! How They Work, Fall Apart, and Can Be Replaced (Gasp!) ($17.99) by Nancy Winslow Parker describes the human body's major organ systems. (7-10)

Emmaline and the Bunny ($14.99) by Katherine Hannigan is a novel about a spirited girl who wants a bunny. (7-12)

The Dog Days of Charlotte Hayes ($15.99) by Marlane Kennedy. Not a dog person, Charlotte ends up taking care of her family's new Saint Bernard. (8-12)

A Recipe for Robbery ($15.99) by Marybeth Kelsey. Three friends investigate a mystery involving missing family heirlooms. (8-12)

Highway Robbery ($15.99) by Kate Thompson. Will a street urchin's fortune change after he meets a legendary horse? (10-up)

The Last Apprentice: The Spook's Tale ($15.99) by Joseph Delaney. This stand-alone companion to the series focuses on the Spook's background. (10-up)

Radiant Darkness ($16.99) by Emily Whitman. Young goddess Persephone leaves home to seek romance and independence. (14-up)

Silver Phoenix: Beyond the Kingdom of Xia ($17.99) by Cindy Pon. In a world inspired by ancient China, a young woman vanquishes an age-old evil. (14-up)

Soul Enchilada ($16.99) by David Macinnis Gill. A teen must battle the devil to save her soul. (14-up)

The Stolen One ($16.99) by Suzanne Crowley. In this novel, the secret child of Katherine Parr, Henry VIII's widow, tells her story. (14-up)

Title in Spanish

Un sillón para siempre (A Chair for Always) by Vera B. Williams ($17.99, paper $6.99, 3-8).


Paperback Series

My Little Pony offers Pinkie Pie's Special Day by Jennifer Christie, illus. by Lyn Fletcher ($3.99, 2-7). Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian tie-ins include Stop That Pharaoh! by Ray Santos and The Quest for the Golden Tablet by A.J. Wilde ($3.99 each, 3-7); Made You Look! by Rosen ($4.99, 4-7); and A Capital Adventure by Jasmine Jones ($4.99, 7-10). There are six Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs tie-ins, including are The Movie Storybook by Layla Rose ($7.99, 3-7); Made You Look! by Nicole Congleton ($4.99, 4-7); and The Junior Novel by Susan Korman ($5.99, 8-12). Monsters vs. Aliens tie-ins are Meet the Monsters and Save San Francisco by N.T. Raymond ($3.99 each, 3-7); Top Secret by J.E. Bright ($4.99, 7-10); and The Junior Novel by Susan Korman ($5.99, 8-12). And Neopets issues Collector's Plushie Guide by Vivian LaRue ($3.99, 3-7); and LaRue's More Puzzles and Games ($3.99, 5-7).

Spider-Man is back in Clash with the Rhino by Jennifer Christie ($3.99, 3-7); and The Lizard's Legacy by Mark McVeigh ($4.99, 7-10). Seven Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen titles include When Robots Attack! by Ray Santos ($3.99, 3-7); Spot the 'Bots by Lucy Rosen ($6.99, 4-7); and The Last Prime by Tracey West ($4.99, 7-10). And new I Can Read Books are Spider-Man Movie Story Collection by Acton Figueroa ($7.99, 4-8); and Monsters vs. Aliens: Ginormica's Big Battle by Gail Herman; and Herman's Monsters vs. Aliens: Team Monster; Spider-Man Versus Electro by Susan Hill; Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: All in the Family and Momma Mix-Up by Sierra Harimann; Neopets: An Adventure in Faerieland by Vivian LaRue, illus. by Story Sabatino; and Neopets: Shoyru Scout to the Rescue! by LaRue, illus. by Anthony Conley ($3.99 each, 4-8).



Fisher-Price adds eight titles, including Do You Like...?: Favorite Things to Do by Emily Sollinger, illus. by Sue Hendra; Peekaboo, Baby! Faces & Feelings by Claire Kinkaid, illus. by Tom Starace ($6.99 each, up to 3); and Monkey's Surprise: Discovering Numbers & Counting by Lucy Rosen ($5.99, up to 3). Biscuit is back in Biscuit Visits the Petting Zoo and Biscuit's Walk in the Woods by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($6.99 each, 2-6). The Berenstain Bears return in The Berenstain Bears: Safe and Sound! by Jan and Mike Berenstain ($10.99, paper $3.99, 3-7). And Mary Engelbreit's Classic Library welcomes Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, illus. by Engelbreit ($9.99, 8-12).

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Little Critter returns in Happy Mother's Day! by Mercer Mayer ($6.99, 3-7). Sneak a Peek offers Easter Bunny in Training by Maryann Cocca-Leffler ($6.99, 4-8). Felicity Brown's Bella Sara continues with five titles including Fiery Fiona, illus. by Jennifer L. Meyer; and Harmony's Journey, illus. by Julie Myrfors ($4.99 each, 7-10). And Fancy Nancy stars in Fancy Nancy's Absolutely Stupendous Sticker Book by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser ($12.99, 7-10).


Gorgeous ($16.99) by Rachel Vail. Middle sister Allison stars in this follow-up to Lucky. (12-up)

In Mike We Trust ($16.99) by P.E. Ryan. Garth's uncle accepts him, but can Garth trust him? (12-up)

A Kiss in Time ($16.99) by Alex Flinn is a contemporary retelling of “Sleeping Beauty.” (12-up)

Love You Hate You Miss You ($16.99) by Elizabeth Scott. Struggling to deal with her best friend's death, Amy writes letters to her. (12-up)

Project Sweet Life ($16.99) by Brent Hartinger centers on three friends who will do anything to avoid getting a summer job. (12-up)

Riding the Universe ($16.99) by Gaby Triana. Romance and family secrets upend motorcycle-loving Chloé's world. (12-up)

Stargazer ($16.99) by Claudia Gray is a follow-up to Evernight. (12-up)

Wings ($16.99) by Aprilynne Pike launches a series centering on a faerie girl torn between two loves. (12-up)

Wondrous Strange ($16.99) by Lesley Livingston. A teen discovers her long-secret Faerie heritage. (12-up)

Broken Soup ($16.99) by Jenny Valentine. A mystery surrounding a photo helps turn Rowan's grief over her brother's death to hope. (14-up)

Freaked ($16.99) by J.T. Dutton. A troubled teen at an elite prep school contends with his absent, famous sex-expert mother. (14-up)

Hancock Park: A Novel ($16.99) by Isabel Kaplan. In this first novel, a girl growing up in privileged L.A. society tries to stay innocent and sane. (14-up)

Jo-Jo and the Fiendish Lot ($17.99) by Andrew Auseon. A dead teen gets a chance to right past wrongs. (14-up)

No More Us for You ($16.99) by David Hernandez. A strange new girl brings Isabel and Carlos together. (14-up)

Once Dead, Twice Shy ($16.99) by Kim Harrison. Killed on the night of her prom, Madison steals an amulet that allows her to remain on earth. (14-up)

The Real Real ($16.99) by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. In this novel by the authors of The Nanny Diaries, high school students star in a reality TV show. (14-up)

Touch ($16.99) by Francine Prose. Three boys and a girl offer conflicting accounts about what happened in the back of the school bus. (14-up)

Vacations from Hell ($16.99, paper $9.99) by Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare et al. offers five stories of vacations that take supernatural turns. (14-up)

The Waters and the Wild ($16.99) by Francesca Lia Block. A teen can't shake the feeling that she doesn't belong in this world and that her life is not her own. (14-up)


Confessions of Georgia Nicolson welcomes Georgia 10 by Louise Rennison ($16.99, 12-up). Princess Diaries concludes with Forever Princess by Meg Cabot ($16.99, 12-up). The Nightfall joins Vampire Diaries: The Return by L.J. Smith ($17.99, 12-up). And Pretty Little Liars presents Killer by Sara Shepard ($16.99, 14-up).


The Boyfriend Game ($8.99) by Stephie Davis. A high-school soccer player gets to practice one-on-one with a cute new boy. (12-up)

Love at First Click ($8.99) by Elizabeth Chandler. A photographer for the school paper competes with her sister for a football player's attention. (12-up)

My Name Is Jason. Mine Too. Our Story. Our Way ($12.99) by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin. A poet and an artist write about striving to make their way in the world without sacrificing who they are. (12-up)

Totally Fabulous ($8.99) by Michelle Radford. A teen doesn't yet know how to control her ESP, but that doesn't stop her from using it. (12-up)

The Calling ($8.99) by Dallas Reed. A demon wreaks havoc on the lives of four teens who are trying to destroy him. (14-up)

Dark Guardian: Moonlight and Full Moon ($8.99 each) by Rachel Hawthorne are the first two books in a trilogy starring teen werewolves. (14-up)

Flirting with Boys ($8.99) by Hailey Abbott centers on teens working at a Palm Springs resort. (14-up)

Jennifer's Body ($8.99) by Audrey Nixon. A supernatural force turns a teenage girl into a killer. (14-up)

Lovestruck Summer ($5.99) by Melissa Walker. Two cousins clash when they spend a summer together. (14-up)

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Frenemies adds Faketastic and Glamnesia by Alexa Young ($8.99 each, 12-up). The Sloane Sisters launches with a title of the same name by Anna Carey ($8.99, 12-up). Beautiful World debuts with a title of the same name by Anastasia Hollings ($8.99, 14-up). And Vamps continues with Night Life by Nancy A. Collins ($8.99, 14-up).



Magic Trixie and the Dragon ($7.99) by Jill Thompson is the third graphic novel featuring this young witch and her monster pals. (8-12)

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I Can Read Books adds My Little Pony: Caps in the Air! by Karen Sherman, illus. by Lyn Fletcher ($3.99, 4-8); Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian: Larry's Friends and Foes and To the Rescue! by Catherine Hapka; Spider-Man: Spider-Man Versus Kraven by Susan Hill, illus. by Tong Wai Lum; and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: I Am Optimus Prime and Rise of the Decepticons by Jennifer Frantz ($3.99 each, 4-8). Fairy Blossoms welcomes Daisy and the First Wish and Violet and the Garden Hideaway by Suzanne Williams, illus. by Fiona Sansom ($4.99 each, 7-10). Magic Ballerina debuts with The Magic Ballet Shoes, The Magic Spell, The Masked Ball and The Glass Slippers by Darcey Bussell, illus. by Katie May ($3.99 each, 7-10). Joining Mo's Mischief are Class Genius and Pet Parade by Hongying Yang ($3.99 each, 7-10). Dan Gutman's My Weird School Daze gains Officer Spence Makes No Sense! ($3.99, 7-10). Phantom Stallion: Wild Horse Island issues Galloping Gold by Terri Farley ($4.99, 10-up). And Running Horse Ridge starts up with Sapphire: New Horizons, Hercules: A Matter of Trust and T.J.: A Friend in Need by Heather Brooks ($4.99 each, 10-up).


¡Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El día de los niños/El día de los libros ($17.99) by Pat Mora, illus. by Rafael López, is a bilingual celebration of this annual observance. (3-6)

Pelé, King of Soccer/Pelé, El rey del fútbol ($17.99) by Monica Brown, illus. by Rudy Gutiérrez, is a bilingual biography of this soccer star. (4-8)

Title in Spanish

Cheech y el autobús fantasma (Cheech and the Spooky Ghost Bus) by Cheech Marin, illus. by Orlando Ramírez ($17.99, 4-8).


My Family: Mi familia gains Wiggling Pockets/Los bolsillos saltarines by Pat Mora, illus. by Maribel Suárez ($12.99, 3-6).


Bad Boys Get Henpecked! ($17.99) by Margie Palatini, illus. by Henry Cole, is the third tale about these two hungry wolves. (4-7)

Boo-Hoo Moo ($17.99) by Margie Palatini, illus. by Keith Graves. Hilda the singing cow returns in this sequel to Moo Who? (4-8)

Coretta Scott ($17.99) by Ntozake Shange, illus. by Kadir Nelson, profiles civil rights pioneer Coretta Scott King. (4-9)

The Lightning Key ($16.99) by Jon Berkeley concludes The Wednesday Tales fantasy trilogy. (8-12)

Counter Clockwise ($15.99) by Jason Cockcroft. Nathan travels through time to prevent his father from changing the course of history. (10-up)

Immortal ($16.99) by Gillian Shields launches a series about a teen who discovers she is a witch. (12-up)


Chronicles of Ancient Darkness continues with Oath Breaker by Michelle Paver, illus. by Geoff Taylor ($16.99, 10-up). Gone adds Hunger by Michael Grant ($17.99, 12-up). And Vampire Kisses issues Royal Blood by Ellen Schreiber ($16.99, 12-up).


Paperback Series

Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha welcomes Return to the Clans by Erin Hunter, illus. by Don Hudson ($6.99, 8-12). Bad Kitty continues with Catnapped by Michele Jaffe, illus. by Lince ($9.99, 13-up). Spy Goddess offers The Quest for the Lance by Michael P. Spradlin, illus. by Rainbow Buddy ($9.99, 13-up). The Faerie Path: Lamia's Revenge launches with The Serpent Awakes by Frewin Jones, illus. by Alison Acton ($7.99, 13-up). And Wicked Lovely: Desert Tales debuts with Sanctuary by Melissa Marr, illus. by Irene Diaz ($9.99, 13-up).


(Trafalgar Square, dist.)

Paperback Series

Melrose and Croc offers Melrose and Croc Go to Town by Emma Chichester Clark ($8.95, 5-7).


The Wind in the Willows: An Annotated Edition ($35) by Kenneth Grahame, ed. by Seth Lerer, offers commentary about language, context and other topics alongside Grahame's original text. (All ages)


Dead Fred, Flying Lunchboxes, and the Good Luck Circle ($18.95) by Frank McKinney with Kate Mason is a fantasy set in a underwater world. (9-up)


Get Happy Instead of Just Getting By ($14.95) by Kimberly Kirberger. An author of Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul offers a guide to finding happiness. (12-18)

Paperback Series

TheJon & Jayne Doe series continues with Jon & Jayne's Guide to Getting Through School (Mostly Intact) by Carol and Gary Rosenberg ($9.95, 12-16)


Kyle’s Colorful Life ($16.95) by Drema McNeal, illus. by Kasey Short, centers on a boy living with autism. (All ages)

Grandfather’s Garden ($16.95) by Mary Jane Romig, illus. by Karen Riley. Grandfather discovers that there is no such thing as a rabbit-proof garden. (6-12)

Crusty ($16.95) by Don Stansberry. A crab living on a faraway planet dares to be different and finds a better life. (7-14)

The Paper Cat Caper ($16.95) by Martin and Delia Bowman Wach, illus. by Delia Bowman Wach and students from Blackshere Elementary School. On weekends, paper cats wreak havoc at school. (7-14)

Tails, Trails & Pies: An Appalachian Cattle Drive ($15.95) by Helen Groves Hedrick, illus. by Sue Ann Maxwell Spiker, follows a 1930s cattle drive. (8-15)

Inky, Oglebee & the Witches ($17.95) by Don Stansberry. This medieval adventure is a sequel to Inky & the Missing Gold. (8-15)



Walk in Peace ($12.99) by Ingrid Hess spotlights activities of children around the world. (3-5)

Julia's Words ($12.99) by Judith Roth, illus. by Brooke Rothshank. A deaf girl offers a new friend a sense of what it is like to be deaf. (6-10)

Timna ($7.99) by Lucille Travis. Noah's family gets ready to shut the doors of the ark. (8-14)


(NBN, dist.)


TheDr. Hippo Series adds The Moose with Loose Poops by Charlotte Cowan, illus. by Penelope Neal ($17.95, 2-7).


(SCB, dist.)

Paperback Series

We Like... presents We Like Our Teeth by Marcus Allsop and We Like to Play Music by Kate Parker ($9.95 each, infant-up).


Down on the Farm ($7.95) by Merrily Kutner, illus. by Will Hillenbrand. This board book showcases the sights and sounds on the farm. (1-4)

It's Time to Sleep, It's Time to Dream ($16.95) by David A. Adler, illus. by Kay Chorao, reveals a child's dreams of the four seasons. (2-5)

Baby Baby Blah Blah Blah! ($16.95) by Jonathan Shipton, illus. by Francesca Chessa. Emily knows that all attention will be on baby after the newborn arrives. (3-6)

Hurry Up and Slow Down ($16.95) by Layn Marlow. After racing through the day while Tortoise tries to keep up, Hare is no longer in a hurry at bedtime. (4-8)

Tortuga in Trouble ($16.95) by Ann Whitford Paul, illus. by Ethan Long. This twist on “Little Red Riding Hood” is a companion to Mañana, Iguana and Fiesta Fiasco. (4-8)

Mr. Mosquito Put on His Tuxedo ($16.95) by Barbara Olenyik Morrow, illus. by Ponder Goembel. A dapper mosquito prevents disaster at a bug ball. (4-8)

The Plot Chickens ($16.95) by Mary Jane Auch, illus. by Mary Jane and Herm Auch. The star of Souperchicken publishes a book. (4-8)

The Beckoning Cat ($16.95) by Koko Nishizuka, illus. by Rosanne Litzinger. A boy's generosity to a cat is rewarded in this story based on a Japanese folktale. (4-8)

Oliver, the Spaceship, and Me ($16.95) by Lynn Rowe Reed is a story about best friends, planetariums and spaceships. (4-8)

Tornadoes! ($16.95) by Gail Gibbons offers information about this natural phenomenon. (4-8)

One Fine Trade ($16.95) by Bobbi Miller, illus. by Will Hillenbrand. A peddler seeks to make a trade for a silver dollar so his daughter can buy a wedding dress. (4-8)

Sam Patch: Daredevil Jumper ($16.95) by Julie Cummins, illus. by Michael Allen Austin, recounts this man's 1829 leap into Niagara Falls. (4-8)

Money Madness ($16.95) by David A. Adler, illus. by Edward Miller, offers an introduction to economics. (4-8)

Even an Ostrich Needs a Nest: Where Birds Begin ($16.95) by Irene Kelly shows how various bird species make homes to raise their young. (4-8)

Easter Bunny Blues: A Holiday House Reader ($15.95) by Carol Wallace, illus. by Steve Björkman. Can two dogs save the day when the Easter Bunny comes down with the flu? (5-7)

Secrets, Lies, and My Sister Kate ($16.95) by Belinda Hollyer. Mini discovers a family secret while trying to find her missing older sister. (8-12)

Escape by Sea ($16.95) by L.S. Lawrence. In ancient Carthage, a North African girl struggles for survival when the Romans invade. (8-12)

The Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal's Search for the Truth ($18.95) by Susan Goldman Rubin, illus. by Bill Farnsworth, recounts Wiesenthal's mission to prove the authenticity of The Diary of Anne Frank. (10-up)

My Darlin' Clementine ($16.95) by Kristiana Gregory. In 1868, a 16-year-old girl in an Idaho Territory mining town must make a life-changing decision. (10-up)

Somebody ($16.95) by Nancy Springer. A teen who has grown up moving around the country discovers the truth about her past. (12-up)

Messed Up ($17.95) by Janet Nichols Lynch. A Mexican-American teenager tries to hide the death of his guardian. (12-up)

The Carbon Diaries: 2015 ($17.95) by Saci Lloyd. A girl's diary reveals her struggles with both family problems and widespread ecological disasters. (12-up)

Magic and Misery ($17.95) by Peter Marino. Toni Jo's new relationship affects her friendship with her gay best friend. (12-up)


ThePicture Book Biography series adds A Picture Book of Dolley and James Madison by David A. Adler and Michael S. Adler, illus. by Ronald Himler ($16.95, 4-8). And The Riot Brothers return in Take the Mummy and Run: The Riot Brothers Are on a Roll by Mary Amato, illus. by Ethan Long ($16.95, 6-10)


Machines Go to Work ($14.95) by William Low. Gatefolds reveal backhoes, fire trucks, helicopters and other machines. (2-6)

Three Little Kittens and Other Favorite Nursery Rhymes ($16.95) by Tony Ross pairs illustrations with classic rhymes. (2-6)

Duck Tents ($16.95) by Lynne Berry, illus. by Hiroe Nakata. Five young ducks on a camping trip hear a scary noise. (3-5)

Don't Lick the Dog: Making Friends with Dogs ($16.95) by Wendy Wahman is a how-to manual about interacting with canines. (3-8)

Honk, Honk, Goose! Canada Geese Start a Family ($16.95) by April Pulley Sayre, illus. by Huy Voun Lee. After hatching, baby chicks take their first stroll and swim. (4-8)

Love That Puppy! The Story of a Boy Who Wanted to Be a Dog ($12.95) by Jeff Jarka. Peter decides to become a puppy—but he's not always a good dog. (4-8)

The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail ($16.95) by Lynn E. Hazen, illus. by Doug Cushman. A snail with dreams of being a great artist finds a job at a gallery. (6-9)

Mokie & Bik Go to Sea ($15.95) by Wendy Orr, illus. by Jonathan Bean. These twin protagonists return for a high-seas adventure. (7-10)

Pastry School in Paris: An Adventure in Capacity ($16.95) by Cindy Neuschwander, illus. by Bryan Langdo. This follow-up to Patterns in Peru and Mummy Math focuses on liquid measurements. (7-11)

The Sherlock Files, Book II: The Beast of Blackslope ($15.95) by Tracy Barrett. Xena and Xander tackle the mystery of the huge monster that's terrorizing the town. (8-12)

Joey Fly, Private Eye: Creepy Crawly Crime ($16.95, paper $9.95) by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Neil Numberman, is a graphic novel mystery starring an insect detective. (8-up)

Also Known as Harper ($16.95) by Ann Haywood Leal. After her father leaves home, an aspiring poet misses school to look after her brother. (10-up)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate ($16.95) by Jacqueline Kelly. A girl in 1899 Texas develops a close rapport with her grandfather and contends with six brothers. (10-up)

Fortune's Folly ($17.95) by Deva Fagan. A young fortune teller must fulfill the prophecy she fabricates for a prince or her father will die. (10-up)

Cold Hands, Warm Heart ($17.95) by Jill Wolfson. The lives of two girls—one with a debilitating heart problem, the other a competitive gymnast—collide. (12-up)

Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba ($16.95) by Margarita Engle. A boy bound for New York after escaping Nazi Germany lands in Cuba instead. (12-up)

Betraying Season ($16.95) by Marissa Doyle. Penelope arrives in Ireland to study magic in this companion to Bewitching Season. (14-up)

The Guardian ($16.95) by Joyce Sweeney. Hunter learns the truth about the mysterious, benevolent force that comes to his aid. (14-up)

Hoppergrass ($17.95) by Chris Carlton Brown. In 1969, a troubled teen in a prison for juvenile offenders performs an act of courage when a peer is found dead. (14-up)


Melvin Beederman, Superhero is back in The Brotherhood of the Traveling Underpants ($16.95, paper $5.99) by Greg Trine, illus. by Rhode Montijo ($16.95, paper $5.99, 7-up).


Big, Bigger, Biggest! ($16.95) by Nancy Coffelt introduces comparisons, synonyms and antonyms. (3-7)

El Barrio ($16.95) by Debbi Chocolate, illus. by David Diaz, celebrates Hispanic culture and urban life. (4-7)

There Was an Old Man Who Painted the Sky ($16.95) by Teri Sloat, illus. by Stefano Vitale, is a story based on the 1879 discovery of ceiling paintings in Spain's Altamira Cave. (4-7)

What Can You Do with an Old Red Shoe? A Green Activity Book About Reuse ($16.95) by Anna Alter presents an interactive guide to recycling. (4-7)

How Robin Saved Spring ($16.95) by Debbie Ouellet, illus. by Nicoletta Ceccoli. At winter's end, Sister Spring and her animal friends bring back the sun. (4-8)

Hamlet and the Tales of Sniggery Woods ($16.95) by Maggie Kneen offers three tales about an imaginative pig destined to follow his culinary dreams. (5-7)

A Young Dancer: The Life of an Ailey Student ($18.95) by Valerie Gladstone, photos by José Ivey, spotlights a ballet and music student at New York's Alvin Ailey School. (6-12)

Mother Poems ($16.95) by Hope Anita Smith consists of poems about dealing with the death of a parent. (8-13)

Soldier's Secret: The Story of Deborah Sampson ($17.95) by Sheila Solomon Klass profiles this woman who disguised herself as a man to serve in the Revolutionary War. (12-16)

David Inside Out ($16.95) by Lee Bantle. A high-school senior discovers that his crush on another boy is reciprocated. (14-up)


Bubble Trouble ($16) by Margaret Mahy, illus. by Polly Dunbar, tells of a baby carried off by a bubble and the race to rescue him. (3-7)

Monster Baby ($16) by Dian Curtis Regan, illus. by Doug Cushman. A couple welcomes the baby they find on their doorstep, despite his fur, tail and pointy teeth. (3-7)

Thunder-Boomer! ($16) by Shutta Crum, illus. by Carol Thompson. A summer storm brings a farm family relief from the heat—and a surprise furry visitor. (3-7)

Two at the Zoo ($16) by Danna Smith, illus. by Valeria Petrone. A boy and his grandfather count their way through a zoo menagerie. (3-7)

Bobby Bramble Loses His Brain ($16) by Dave Keane, illus. by David Clark. When Bobby takes a tumble, his head cracks open and his brain runs off. (5-8)

Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie: A Story About Edna Lewis ($16) by Robbin Gourley focuses on the childhood of this woman who became an award-winning African-American chef. (5-8)

Tough Chicks ($16) by CeCe Meng, illus. by Melissa Suber. Though their barnyard pals complain that they are too loud and independent, three chicks save they day. (5-8)

The Travel Game ($16) by John Grandits, illus. by R.W. Alley. A boy and his aunt have global adventures without leaving their apartment. (5-8)

Stampede! Poems to Celebrate the Wild Side of School ($16) by Laurie Purdie Salas, illus. by Steven Salerno. Poems reveal students swarming like bees, swinging like monkeys, etc. (5-8)

Brenda Berman, Wedding Expert ($16) by Jane Breskin Zalben, illus. by Victoria Chess. Brenda's plans to be a flower girl are foiled when her uncle decides to elope. (6-9)

When It's Six O'Clock in San Francisco: A Trip Through Time Zones ($16) by Cynthia Jaynes Omololu, illus. by Randy DuBurke, visits children living in various time zones throughout the world. (5-8)

Change Up: Baseball Poems ($16) by Gene Fehler, illus. by Donald Wu, compiles poetry paying tribute to this sport. (6-9)

Gullible Gus ($15) by Maxine Rose Schur, illus. by Andrew Glass, offers three tall tales about a gullible cowboy. (6-9)

How to Scratch a Wombat ($16) by Jackie French, illus. by Bruce Whatley. French discusses the history of wombats and her experiences with them in Australia. (6-9)

Global Warming and the Dinosaurs: Fossil Discoveries at the Poles ($16) by Caroline Arnold, illus. by Laura Caple, focuses on prehistoric creatures that inhabited Polar regions. (8-12)

Steady Hands: Poems About Work ($16) by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer, illus. by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy, is a poetry collection inspired by Walt Whitman's I Hear America Singing. (8-12)

Ragtag ($16) by Karl Wolf-Morgenländer. A swallow emerges as hero when a battle erupts between rural raptors and city birds. (8-12)

A Taste for Red ($16) by Lewis Harris. Svetlana begins to think she's a vampire—until she meets a real one. (8-12)

City Boy ($16) by Jan Michael. Sam discovers a new sense of self and of family when he goes to live with his aunt in a Malawi village after his mother dies. (10-up)

Closed for the Season ($16) by Mary Downing Hahn tells of an abandoned amusement park, a creepy stranger and a murder two boys vow to solve. (10-up)

Ernest Hemingway: A Writer's Life ($20) by Catherine Reef describes this author's writing style and themes and the life experiences that shaped his work. (10-up)


Nikki and Deja return in Birthday Blues by Karen English, illus. by Laura Freeman ($15, 6-9).


Bow-Wow 12 Months Running and Bow-Wow's Colorful Life ($4.99 each) by Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash are the latest concept board books starring this terrier. (up to 3)

Pig-Boy: A Trickster Tale from Hawai'i ($16) by Gerald McDermott is the tale of a shape-shifting trickster. (3-7)

Stanza ($16) by Jill Esbaum, illus. by Jack E. Davis. Stanza doesn't want his bullying brothers to find out that he loves to write poetry. (3-7)

Mouse Was Mad ($16) by Linda Urban, illus. by Henry Cole. Bear stomps and Hare hops, but what is Mouse to do when he is angry? (3-7)

Dragon Is Coming! ($16) by Valeri Gorbachev. Mouse fears a dragon overhead in this twist on the tale of Chicken Little. (3-7)

You? ($16) by Vladimir Radunsky. For a girl and a mutt, friendship is just around the hedge. (3-7)

Harry Hungry! ($16) by Steven Salerno. One hungry baby eats everything in sight. (3-7)

The Napping House ($17.99) by Audrey Wood, illus. by Don Wood. This new edition of the 25-year-old bedtime tale includes a CD featuring six original songs. (3-7)

Button Up! Wrinkled Rhymes ($16) by Alice Schertle, illus. by Petra Mathers, compiles poems about well-dressed animals. (3-7)

Built by Angels: The Story of the Old-New Synagogue ($16) by Mark Podwal relates the story of the world's oldest active synagogue, located in Prague. (5-8)

Big George: How a Shy Boy Became President Washington ($17) by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Matt Phelan, chronicles Washington's early days. (6-9)

Pete's Disappearing Act ($16) by Jenny Tripp, illus. by John Manders. Pete the poodle decides to leave the circus in this sequel to Pete & Fremont. (7-10)

Dying to Meet You: 43 Old Cemetery Road, Book One ($15) by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise. This ghost tale launches a series told in letters, drawings and newspaper articles. (8-12)

Stone Voice Rising ($17) by C. Lee Tocci. In this fantasy, an evil entity stands in the way of Lilibit fulfilling her destiny. (10-up)

The Beautiful Stories of Life: Six Greek Myths, Retold ($16) by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Carson Ellis, revisits the tales of Pandora, Orpheus and others. (10-up)

King of the Screwups ($17) by K.L. Going. A popular boy has an uncanny ability to screw things up and annoy his father. (12-up)

The True Adventures of Charley Darwin ($17) by Carolyn Meyer tells of Darwin's restless childhood, unrequited teenage love and passion for studying nature. (12-up)

Partly Cloudy: Poems of Love and Longing ($16) by Gary Soto is a collection of love poetry. (12-up)

The Reformed Vampire Support Group ($17) by Catherine Jinks. In this murder mystery, vampires join a support group to try to reform. (12-up)

My Vicksburg ($16) by Ann Rinaldi is a story of family, courage and secrets during the Civil War siege of Vicksburg. (12-up)

Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side ($17) by Beth Fantaskey. A vampire prince appears at Jessica's school claiming they are betrothed. (14-up)


Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa star in Horse in the House by Erica Silverman, illus. by Betsy Lewin ($15, 6-9). From Russia with Lunch by Bruce Hale joins Chet Gecko Mysteries ($15, 8-12). And Pit Dragon Chronicles adds Dragon's Heart by Jane Yolen ($17, 12-up).



Dead Is a State of Mind and Dead Is So Last Year ($7.99 each) by Marlene Perez are novels starring psychic, mystery-solving sisters. (12-up)

My Big Nose & Other Natural Disasters ($7.99) by Sydney Salter. Unhappy with her nose, Jory saves up for plastic surgery in an attempt to fit in. (12-up)



NewGreen Light Readers are Big Pig and Little Pig/Cerdo y Cerdito by David McPhail and Beth's Job by Carole Roberts, illus. by Michael Garland ($12.99 each, paper $3.99, 4-6); and The Chick That Wouldn't Hatch/El pollito que no quería salir del huevo by Claire Daniel, illus. by Lisa Campbell Ernst, and A Butterfly Grows by Stephen Swinburne ($12.99 each, paper $3.99, 5-7).


Erika-San ($17) by Allen Say. An American girl seeking adventure in Japan discovers more than she imagined. (4-8)

Most Loved in All the World ($17) by Tonya Cherie Hegamin, illus. by Cozbi Cabrera. A woman who helps operate the Underground Railrod sends her daughter north toward freedom. (4-8)

Prudence and Moxie: A Tale of Mismatched Friends ($16) by Deborah Noyes, illus. by AnnaLaura Cantone tells of two very different friends. (5-8)

Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea ($17) by Steve Jenkins explores the ocean's depths. (5-8)

Teedie: The Story of Young Teddy Roosevelt ($16) by Don Brown is a picture-book biography of this president. (5-8)

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors ($16) by Joyce Sidman, illus. by Pamela Zagarenski, examines the colors of the seasons. (5-8)

Darwin ($18) by Alice B. McGinty, illus. by Mary Azarian, offers an illustrated biography of this naturalist. (6-9)

What's Inside? Fascinating Structures Around the World ($17) by Giles Laroche. Cut-paper collages reveal the interiors of various structures. (6-9)

Ellis Island: Coming to the Land of Liberty ($17) by Raymond Bial. This photo-essay focuses on New York's Ellis Island and the people who landed there. (6-9)

Extreme Scientists: Exploring Nature's Mysteries from Perilous Places ($18) by Donna Jackson. Three scientists battle intense conditions during their studies. (8-12)

Crows & Cards ($16) by Joe Helgerson, illus. by Peter de Seve. In 1849, Zebulon finds adventure when he becomes an apprentice to a riverboat gambler. (8-12)

Pharaoh's Boat ($17) by David Weitzman follows the building of an enormous vessel for the Egyptian pharaoh Cheops. (8-12)

Max Quigley, Technically Not a Bully ($12.95) by James Roy. Cartoon art illustrates this novel exploring bullying from a bully's perspective. (8-12)

Open the Door to Liberty ($18) by Anne Rockwell, illus. by R. Gregory Christie. Toussaint L'Ouverture leads his fellow slaves in St. Domingue to freedom. (9-12)

The Yggyssey: How Iggy Wondered What Happened to All the Ghosts, Found Out Where They Went, and Went There ($16) by Daniel Pinkwater is a follow-up to The Neddiad. (10-up)

Lucy Long Ago: Uncovering the Mystery of Where We Came From ($17) by Catherine Thimmesh chronicles the discovery and study of this hominid fossil. (10-up)

The Entomological Tales of Augustus T. Percival: Petronella Saves Nearly Everyone ($16) by Dene Low, illus. by Jen Corace. In Edwardian England, mysterious goings-on disrupt Petronella's 16th birthday festivities. (10-up)

Dormia ($17) by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski. A boy must discover the secrets that lurk in his sleep to save the land of his ancestors. (10-up)

Ghost Town ($16) by Richard W. Jennings. In a town where only he, his mother and his imaginary friend remain, Spencer uses a ghost camera to photograph the past. (12-up)

Gray Baby ($16) by Scott Loring Sanders. A racially mixed teen wrestles with bigotry in his rural southern town. (12-up)

The Fetch ($17) by Laura Whitcomb. Calder, death escort, returns to earth and falls in love with a mortal girl. (12-up)

Cashay ($15) by Margaret McMullan. An African-American girl copes with the death of her sister in a drive-by shooting. (12-up)

After the Moment ($16) by Garret Freymann-Weyr. When Maia needs Leigh the most, he betrays her trust and their love. (14-up)


Henry returns in Henry's Night by D.B. Johnson and Linda Michelin, illus. by Johnson ($16, 3-7). Tacky is back in Tacky Goes to Camp by Helen Lester, illus. by Lynn Munsinger ($16, 5-8). Rotten Ralph stars in The Nine Lives of Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos, illus. by Nicole Rubel ($16, 5-8). Sisters Eight adds Jackie's Jokes by Lauren Baratz-Logsted with Greg Logsted and Jackie Logsted, illus. by Lisa K. Weber ($15, paper $4.99, 6-9).Just Grace continues with Just Grace Goes Green by Charise Mericle Harper ($15, 6-10). Gooney Bird reappears in Gooney Bird Is So Absurd ($15) by Lois Lowry ($15, 6-10). And Scientists in the Field gains Saving the Ghost of the Mountain: AnExpedition Among Snow Leopards in Mongolia by Sy Montgomery, photos by Nic Bishop; and The Frog Scientist by Pamela S. Turner, photos by Andy Comins ($18 each, 10-up).

Paperback Series

Ghost Huntress debuts with The Awakening by Marley Gibson ($8.99, 12-up).