Ten Unusual Features of Lulu McDunn ($16.95) by Kelly Pulley is a story celebrating the qualities that make a girl unique. (All ages)
A Bald Chimpanzee: An Adventure in ABC's ($16.95) by Elizabeth Gauthier. Tongue twisters introduce the alphabet. (All ages)

Milestones II ($16.95) by Samira Armin Hodges is the second installment of the Camp Milestone trilogy. (12-up)
The Cadence of Gypsies ($16.50) by Barbara Casey. Three gifted teens attempt to discover the connection between a mysterious document and their mentor. (14-up)

No-Bake Gingerbread Houses for Kids ($14.99) by Lisa Turner Anderson, photos by Zac Williams, is a guide for families to creating gingerbread houses. (6-up)
Little Monsters Cookbook ($14.99) by Zac Williams offers 30 monster-themed recipes. (6-up)
The Book of Pirates: A Guide to Plundering, Pillaging, and Other Pursuits ($14.99) by Jamaica Rose and Capt. Michael MacLeod offers instruction in the finer points of pirate life. (8-up)
Pocketdoodles for Young Artists ($9.99) by Bill Zimmerman, illus. by Tom Bloom, prompts kids to draw comic strips, buildings, machines, and other objects. (6-up)
Doodle Diary: Art Journaling for Girls ($12.99) by Dawn DeVries Sokol is an artist's journal. (8-up)
Balloonology: 32 Fun Projects to Take You from Beginner to Expert ($14.99) by Jeremy Telford demonstrates how to make flamingoes, princesses, jets, and more from balloons. (8-up)

Dragon Stew ($16.99) by Steve Smallman, illus. by Lee Wildish. In this rhyming tale, five Vikings hunt for a dragon to make a stew. (3-7)
Noodle's Knitting ($16.99) by Sheryl Webster, illus. by Caroline Pedler. An avid knitter knits herself into trouble. (3-7)
The Little White Owl ($16.99) by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Jane Chapman. A lonely owl's happy stories help him make new friends. (3-7)
Ten Christmas Wishes ($16.99) by Claire Freedman, illus. by Gail Yerrill. Little Mouse and his friends make holiday wishes on stars. (3-7)
The Smiley Snowman ($16.99) by M. Christina Butler, illus. by Tina Macnaughton. Three friends build a snowman. (3-7)
Silent Night ($16.99) by Juliet Groom, illus. by Tim Warnes, illustrates this Christmas carol. (3-7)
Fix-It and Forget-It Kids' Cookbook: 50 Favorite Recipes to Make in a Slow Cooker ($19.99) by Phyllis Pellman Good offers recipes for main courses, snacks, and desserts. (8-up)

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Fraser Bear ($16.95) by Maggie de Vries, illus. by Renné Benoit, follows the first two years in the life of a bear cub. (5-9)
You Are the Earth: Know Your World So You Can Help Make It Better ($18.95) by David Suzuki and Kathy Vanderlinden, illus. by Wallace Edwards, is a revised edition of this guide outlining our connection to the Earth. (6-12)
Hockey's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Goals ($19.95) by Don Weekes and Kerry Banks spotlights famous goals in hockey history. (12-up)
My Maasai Life: From Suburbia to Savannah ($16.95) by Robin Wiszowaty. A young woman leaves the comforts of home to embark on a life-changing trip to Kenya. (14-up)

Hello Baby Board Books: Hello, Baby!, ... Look Around, Baby!, ... Go, Baby, Go!, and ....Not a Baby Anymore!, photos by Jorge Uzon, follow a baby's first year. (up to 3)
No ($18.95) by Claudia Rueda. A little bear who doesn't want to go to sleep finds himself all alone in a snowstorm. (2-5)
Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth! ($16.95) by Marie-Louise Gay. A rabbit sets out to dig the biggest hole ever. (2-5)
Doggy Slippers ($18.95) by Jorge Lujá, illus. by Isol. This collection of poems about pets was inspired by letters from Latin American children. (2-5)
Arroz con leche: Un poema para cocinar/Rice Pudding: A Cooking Poem ($18.95) by Jorge Argueta, illus. by Fernando Vilela, presents a poem about this dish. (4-7)
Book of Big Brothers ($17.95) by Cary Fagan, illus. by Luc Melanson, portrays a boy's life with his two older brothers. (4-7)
Canadian Railroad Trilogy ($24.95) by Gordon Lightfoot, illus. by Ian Wallace, illustrates this song. (4-up)
Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged ($18.95) by Jody Nyasha Warner, illus. by Richard Rudnicki, relays the story of this woman's stand against segregation in 1946. (5-9)
Harvey ($19.95) by Hervé Bouchard, illus. by Janice Nadeau, is a graphic novel exploring extreme emotional trauma. (10-up)
No Safe Place ($16.95) by Deborah Ellis. Seeking a haven in England, three young migrants end up adrift in a boat in the English Channel. (14-up)
Between Sisters ($16.95) by Adwoa Badoe. A teen faces temptations when she moves to the city from a small town in Ghana. (14-up)
Technology by Wayne Grady is a new Groundwood Guide ($18.95, paper $10, 14-up).

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Itsy-Bitsy Babies ($15.99) by Margaret Wild, illus. by Jan Ormerod, reveals babies enjoying various activities. (2-4)
Happy Christmas, Little Bear ($15.99) by Margaret Allum, illus. by Angela Swan. Little Bear finds a meaningful way to celebrate this holiday. (2-6)
Hush, Hush! ($14.99) by Margaret Wild, illus. by Bridget Strevens-Marzo. Unable to sleep, Baby Hippo listens to animals soothing their babies at bedtime. (2-6)
An ABC of Pirates ($15.99) by Caroline Stills, illus. by Heath McKenzie, is a pirate alphabet book featuring search-and-find games. (3-6)
Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House ($16.99) by Libby Gleeson, illus. by Freya Blackwood. Since Clancy misses his old house, his new neighbor helps him build a house out of boxes. (3-6)
Paperback Series
Pap Hooper's Perfect Pets welcomes Scruffy Old Cat and Funny Little Dog by Kyle Melburn, illus. by Heath McKenzie ($7.99 each, 5-7). Scratch Kitten greets Scratch Kitten and the Ghost Ship by Jessica Green, illus. by Mitch Vane ($6.99, 5-7). And Little Horrors presents Nanda the Naughty Gnome and Tikki the Tricky Pixie by Tiffany Mandrake, illus. by Martin Chatterton ($6.99 each, 7-9).

Unraveled ($16.99) by Gena Showalter is a follow-up to Intertwined. (13-18)
Majix: Notes from a Serious Teen Witch ($9.99) by Douglas Rees. A teenage witch defends her uniqueness at her new school. (13-18)
Carrie Pilby ($9.99) by Caren Lissner. A teen genius in New York City attempts to break out of her hermit-like shell through dating adventures. (13-18)
The Iron Daughter ($9.99) by Julie Kagawa is a sequel to The Iron King. (13-18)
Past Midnight ($9.99) by Mara Purnhagen. A girl whose parents have a ghost-debunking TV show discovers that two angry ghosts have followed her to her new school. (13-18)
GREEK: Best Frenemies ($9.99) by Marsha Warner is a sequel to GREEK: Double Date. (13-18)
The Oracle Rebounds ($9.99) by Allison van Diepen ($9.99) is a follow-up to The Oracle of Dating. (13-18).

Rescue Bunnies ($16.99) by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Scott Menchin. A rescue bunny-in-training is determined to save the day. (4-8)
You Are the Best Medicine ($16.99) by Julie Aigner Clark, illus. by Jana Christy, sets out to offer hope and comfort to mothers with cancer and their children. (4-8)
What Happened on Fox Street ($15.99) by Tricia Springstubb. A summer changes everything for an 11-year-old girl. (8-12)
Healing Wars: Book II: The Blue Fire ($16.99) by Janice Hardy continues this fantasy trilogy. (10-up)
The Unidentified ($16.99) by Rae Mariz is a dystopian novel about a girl attending a school in a mall where students are used for market research. (12-up)
Wicked Girls ($16.99) by Stephanie Hemphill is a verse novel based on the Salem witch trials. (12-up)
The Poison Diaries ($16.99) by Maryrose Wood launches a gothic romance trilogy set in 18th-century England. (12-up)
Ascendant ($17.99) by Diana Peterfreund is a sequel to Rampant. (14-up)
Cat the Cat adds Time to Sleep, Sheep the Sheep! by Mo Willems ($10.99, up to 5). And Willems's Knuffle Bunny concludes with Knuffle Bunny Free ($17.99, 3-7).

Rules for School ($9.99) by Alec Greven, illus. by Kei Acedera. This 10-year-old author offers advice on navigating elementary school. (All ages)
Emily's New Friend ($16.99) by Cindy Post Senning, illus. by Steve Björkman. When a new kid moves into Emily's neighborhood, she learns how to be a good friend. (4-7)
Tropical Rainforests ($16.99) by Seymour Simon. Published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, this is a photographic exploration of the rainforest. (5-9)
She Loved Baseball ($16.99) by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Don Tate, tells of Effa Manley, a Negro League baseball team owner and civil rights activist. (5-10)

Bravo! ($16.99) by Ginger Foglesong Guy, illus. by Rene King Moreno. In this bilingual English-Spanish tale, friends explore the backyard to find items with which to stage a show. (2-5)
Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas ($16.99) by Julia Rawlinson, illus. by Tiphanie Beeke, is a companion to Fletcher and the Falling Leaves. (3-7)
Friends (Mostly) ($16.99) by Barbara M. Joosse, illus. by Tomaso Milian, reveals the ups and downs of having a best friend. (4-8)
There's No Place Like School ($16.99) by Jack Prelutsky, illus. by Jane Manning, collects 18 school-themed poems by 13 poets. (5-10)
Most Wanted ($15.99) by Kate Thompson. A boy's fortune changes when he begins caring for a famed horse... or so he says. (10-up)
The White Horse Trick ($16.99) by Kate Thompson concludes the New Policeman trilogy. (12-up)
Wildwing ($16.99) by Emily Whitman. In this novel of destiny, love, and time travel, a girl is transported to the Middle Ages. (12-up)
Black Hole Sun ($16.99) by David Macinnis Gill. A boy leads a band of mercenaries to protect Mars's most valuable resource from feral marauders. (14-up)
The Ivy ($16.99) by Lauren Kunze. Four Harvard freshmen roommates cope with social climbing, romance, and scandalous secrets. (14-up)
Amelia Bedelia is back in Amelia Bedelia's First Apple Pie by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynne Avril ($16.99, 4-8). And The Last Apprentice issues Rise of the Huntress by Joseph Delaney ($17.99, 10-up).

13 Words ($16.99) by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Maira Kalman, is a picture-book adventure inspired by 13 words. (All ages)
Mary Engelbreit's Fairy Tales ($19.99) by Mary Engelbreit illustrates 12 classic tales. (All ages)
White Christmas ($16.99) by Irving Berlin, illus. by Michael Hague, presents this song with new art and sheet music. (All ages)
Goodnight Moon ABC ($16.99, board book $8.99) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Clement Hurd, is an alphabet book featuring images from this classic. (up to 5)
There's a Train Out for Dreamland ($16.99) by Frederich Heider, illus. by Jane Dyer, illustrates this lullaby. (3-7)
Vampire Boy's Good Night ($16.99) by Lisa Brown offers a Halloween adventure. (3-7)
The Story of the Jack O'Lantern ($12.99) by Katherine Tegen, illus. by Brandon Dorman. Why are pumpkins omnipresent at Halloween? (3-8)
Which Way to Witch School? ($16.99) by Scott Santoro is a tale set in a school for young witches. (4-7)
Betsy Red Hoodie ($16.99) by Gail Carson Levine, illus. by Scott Nash, is a companion to Betsy Who Cried Wolf. (4-8)
The Greatest Snowman in the World! ($16.99) by Peter Hannan offers a wintertime story about an oversize snowman. (4-8)
I Am the Dog ($16.99) by Daniel Pinkwater, illus. by Jack E. Davis. Jacob and his dog, Max, switch places. (4-8)
Kindergarten Diary ($12.99) by Antoinette Portis is a first-person account of the highs and lows of the first days of kindergarten. (4-8)
My Mommy Hung the Moon ($16.99) by Jamie Lee Curtis, illus. by Laura Cornell, celebrates the unconditional love shared by a boy and his mother. (4-8)
First Grade Jitters ($16.99) by Robert Quackenbush, illus. by Yan Nascimbene. This story of a boy nervous about entering first grade features new art. (5-7)
Pajama Pirates ($16.99) by Andrew Kramer, illus. by Leslie Lammle, is a bedtime pirate story. (5-8)
Little Bo in Italy ($19.99) by Julie Andrews Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole, continues the adventures of this kitten. (6-9)
Big Nate Strikes Again ($13.99) by Lincoln Peirce is a follow-up to Big Nate: In a Class by Himself. (8-12)
The Big Time ($16.99) by Tim Green. A football star struggles to know the father he has dreamed of all his life. (8-12)
The Last Phoenix ($16.99) by Linda Chapman. Four siblings help a magical bird in this time-travel adventure. (8-12)
The Secret Life of Ms. Finkleman ($16.99) by Ben H. Winters. Middle schoolers discover that their boring music teacher is a former rock star. (8-12)
Wildfire Run ($16.99) by Dee Garretson. The U.S. president's son and two friends must outrun a forest fire and escape from Camp David. (8-12)
The Familiars ($16.99) by Adam Jay Epstein is a fantasy starring a hero cat. (8-12)
Saving Sky ($15.99) by Diane Stanley offers a novel about maintaining one's values, even in the face of tremendous evil. (10-up)
Firelight ($16.99) by Sophie Jordan launches a trilogy centering on a girl who can shape-shift into a dragon. (12-up)
I Shall Wear Midnight ($16.99) by Terry Pratchett concludes the adventures of witch Tiffany Aching and the Wee Free Men. (12-up)
Lauren Conrad Style ($19.99) by Lauren Conrad is a style guide by this TV star and clothing designer. (12-up)
Bright Young Things ($17.99) by Anna Godbersen launches a series set during the decadent Roaring '20s. (14-up)
I Am Number Four ($17.99) by Pittacus Lore is the inaugural novel in a series about six alien teens on Earth trying to escape from an evil force. (14-up)
My First I Can Read offers Happy Halloween, Mittens by Lola M. Schaefer, illus. by Susan Kathleen Hartung; Little Critter: Just Critters Who Care and Just Saving My Money by Mercer Mayer; Pink Slippers: Mia and the Too Big Tutu by Robin Farley, illus. by Aleksey Ivanov; and Scat, Cat! by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Paul Meisel ($16.99 each, paper $3.99, 3-5). Splat the Cat gains Scaredy-Cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton ($16.99, 3-7). And Fancy Nancy stars in Fancy Nancy and the Fabulous Fashion Boutique ($17.99, 4-7); and Fancy Nancy: Ooh La La! It's Beauty Day ($12.99, 4-7) by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser.
New I Can Read Books 1 are The Berenstain Bears: All Aboard! by Jan Berenstain; Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes, Fancy Nancy: My Family History, and Fancy Nancy: Spectacular Spectacles by O'Connor, illus. by Glasser; Little Bear and the Marco Polo by Else Holmelund Minarik, illus. by Dorothy Doubleday; and Pinkalicious: Pink Around the Rink and School Rules! by Victoria Kann ($16.99 each, paper $3.99, 4-8). And joining I Can Read Books 2 are Detective Dinosaur Undercover by James Skofield, illus. by R.W. Alley; Flat Stanley and the Haunted House by Jeff Brown, illus. by Macky Pamintuan; Mac and Cheese by Sarah Weeks, illus. by Jane Manning; Marley and the Runaway Pumpkin and Snow Dog Marley by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey; and Silly Street: Selected Poems by Jeff Foxworthy, illus. by Steve Björkman ($16.99 each, paper $3.99, 4-8).
One Smart Cookie by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Jane Dyer, is a new Cookies title ($12.99, 5-10). Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures continues with The Amazing Mexican Secret by Jeff Brown, illus. by Macky Pamintuan ($15.99, paper $4.99, 7-10). Mackenzie Blue reappears in Friends Forever? and Mixed Messages by Tina Wells ($10.99 each, 8-12). Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz, with new illustrations by Brett Helquist, are Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and Scary Stories 3 ($15.99 each, paper $5.99, 9-up). Warriors by Erin Hunter adds Super Edition: SkyClan's Destiny, illus. by Wayne McLoughlin ($17.99, 10-up), and Omen of the Stars: Night Whisperers ($16.99, 10-up). And Sugar and Spice is a new L.A. Candy novel by Lauren Conrad ($17.99, 14-up).
Big Red Horse: The Secretariat Story ($9.99) by Lawrence Scanlan relays the story of this racehorse and his groom, Eddie Sweat. (9-12)
Legend of the Lost Jewels ($9.99) by Jennifer Lanthier is a follow-up to The Mystery at the Martello Tower. (10-14)
Soames on the Range ($9.99) by Nancy Belgue presents a coming-of-age story. (12-up)
Paperback Series
My First I Can Read welcomes Spider-Man Phonics Fun by Lucy Rosen, illus. by Andie Tong ($12.99, 3-5). New I Can Read Books 2 are Transformers: Hunt for the Decepticons: Buddy Brawl by Rosen, illus. by MADA Design Inc., and Ratchet to the Rescue by Jennifer Frantz, illus. by Guido Guidi; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Aboard the Dawn Treader and Quest for the Lost Lords by Frantz; and Wonder Woman Classic: I Am Wonder Woman by Erin K. Stein, illus. by Rick Farley ($3.99 each, 4-8). Warriors: Ravenpaw's Path offers The Heart of a Warrior by Erin Hunter, illus. by James Barry ($6.99, 8-12). And Nightmare Academy adds Monster War by Dean Lorey ($5.99, 10-up).

Yes, Virginia ($16.99) by Chris Plehal, illus. by James Bernardin, presents this classic letter about believing in Santa Claus. (3-7)
Fisher-Price issues Counting Animals by Jodi Huelin, illus. by Betsy Veness, and Huelin's Shapes All Around!, illus. by Lyn Fletcher ($6.99 each, up to 3). Harper-Blessings introduces Tonight You Are My Baby Board Book by Jeannine Q. Norris, illus. by Tim Ladwig ($7.99, 2-5). And Computer Trouble by Jan Berenstain joins The Berenstain Bears ($10.99, paper $3.99, 3-7).
Paperback Series
The Berenstain Bears welcomes The Berenstain Bears and the Haunted House by Jan and Mike Berenstain ($6.99, 2-6). Biscuit returns in Biscuit's First Beach Day by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($3.99, 2-6). New Marley titles by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey, are Christmas Is Coming, Marley and Marley Looks for Love ($6.99 each, 2-6); Sit, Marley, Sit! ($3.99, 3-7) and Marley's World Reusable Sticker Book ($6.99, 4-8). Sid the Science Kid stars in Why Can't I Have Cake for Dinner? by Jodi Huelin ($5.99, 3-6) and Why Are My Shoes Shrinking? by N.T. Raymond and Why Did My Ice Pop Melt? by Susan Korman ($3.99 each, 3-7). And Little Critter is back in The Best Yard Sale by Mercer Mayer ($3.99, 3-7).
Pinkalicious gains Tickled Pink by Victoria Kann ($3.99, 3-7). Spider-Man continues with Spider-Man Classic: Spider-Man's Big City Showdown by John Sazaklis and Sandman Strikes! by Jeanine Le Ny, both illus. by Andie Tong ($3.99 each, 3-7), and Funhouse Phantom by Andy Ball ($6.99, 3-7). Feline Felonies by Sazaklis, illus. by Steven Gordon, is a new Batman Classic ($3.99, 3-7). Superman Classics issues Superman and the Mayhem of Metallo by Sarah Hines Stephens ($3.99, 3-7). Transformers releases Hunt for the Decepticons: Satellite Meltdown by Lucy Rosen, illus. by Marcelo Matere ($3.99, 3-7). And Fancy Nancy reappears in Fancy Nancy's Gloriously Gigantic Sticker-tivity Book by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser ($12.99, 7-10).

The Goblin Gate ($16.99) by Hilari Bell is a follow-up to The Goblin Wood. (12-up)
Hothouse ($16.99) by Chris Lynch. A teen must come to terms with the secret past of his late firefighter father. (12-up)
Paranormalcy ($16.99) by Kiersten White. Evie is stuck at the center of a dark faerie prophecy. (12-up)
Wayfarer ($16.99) by R.J. Anderson. In this mystical adventure, a faery could be the key to her people's survival. (12-up)
You ($16.99) by Charles Benoit. A teen's choices lead to his destruction. (12-up)
Z ($16.99) by Michael Thomas Ford. A boy battles zombies who leap from the virtual world into real life. (12-up)
Bruiser ($16.99) by Neal Shusterman is a novel about friendship, family, and the sacrifices we make for those we love. (14-up)
The Frenzy ($16.99) by Francesca Lia Block offers a romantic take on the world of werewolves. (14-up)
Invisible Things ($16.99) by Jenny Davidson follows a girl's adventures in 1930s Europe. (14-up)
Kisses from Hell ($16.99, paper $9.99) by Kristin Cast compiles five stories of vampire romance. (14-up)
Tell Me a Secret ($16.99, paper $9.99) by Holly Cupala. In this story of an unplanned pregnancy, a teen closes the door on her dark past to forge a bright future. (14-up)
Warrior Princess continues with The Emerald Flame by Frewin Jones ($16.99, 12-up).
Secrets of a First Daughter ($8.99) by Cassidy Calloway is a sequel to Confessions of a First Daughter. (12-up)
Beastly: Movie Tie-in Edition ($8.99) by Alex Flinn. This new edition features cover art from the movie. (14-up)
Love Sucks! ($8.99) by Melissa Francis is a sequel to Bite Me! (14-up)
Romeo & Juliet & Vampires by William Shakespeare and Seth Grahame-Smith. This novel based on Shakespeare's tragedy features vampires. (14-up)
Sundae My Prince Will Come ($5.99) by Catherine Clark brings back the heroine of Banana Splitsville and Rocky Road Trip. (14-up)
The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #1 by L.J. Smith is a spinoff to Smith's bestselling series. (14-up)

Side by Side/Lado a lado ($16.99) by Monica Brown, illus. by Joe Cepeda, profiles activists Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta. (4-8)
Books in Spanish
Soy un hermano mayor (I'm a Big Brother) and Soy una hermana major (I'm a Big Sister) by Joanna Cole, illus. by Rosalinda Kightley, depict interactions between siblings. ($6.99 each, 2-5).

Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa ($12.99) by Donna L. Washington, illus. by Shane W. Evans. A rabbit celebrates this holiday. (3-7)
Floating on Mama's Song ($16.99) by Laura Lacamara, illus. by Yuyi Morales. A Latina girl discovers her mother's special talent. (4-7)
String of Hearts ($16.99) by Laura Malone Elliott, illus. by Lynn Munsinger. This tale of friendship centers on first graders who make valentines. (4-7)
I Didn't Do It ($16.99) by Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest, illus. by Katy Schneider, is a companion to Once I Ate a Pie. (4-8)
Harmony ($16.99) by HRH the Prince of Wales. This picture-book adaptation of Harmony offers an environmental message. (5-9)
Imaginalis ($16.99) by J.M. DeMatteis. A girl swept into the fantasy world of her favorite book series participates in a battle between good and evil. (8-12)
Walls Within Walls ($16.99) by Maureen Sherry, illus. by Adam Stower. Siblings find clues to an old mystery embedded in the walls of their Manhattan apartment. (8-12)
The Magnificent Twelve: The Call ($16.99) by Michael Grant. In this launch of a fantasy series, Mack gathers a team of kids to defeat a queen and save the world. (10-up)
Betrayal ($16.99) by Gillian Shields is a paranormal romance starring three boarding-school roommates. (12-up)

Guys Read: Funny Business ($16.99, paper $6.99), edited by Jon Scieszka. This collection of stories by various authors launches a series for boys. (8-12)

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Paperback Series
Time for a Rhyme introduces This Little Piggy and Other Action Rhymes and Three Little Kittens and Other Number Rhymes by Mandy Stanley ($5.99 each, up to 3). Agent Alphie welcomes Thunder Raker and Sorted! by Justin Richards ($7.99, 7-9). Jonny Moon's GUNK Aliens gains The Elephant's Trump, The Verruca Bazooka, The Dog's Dinner, and The Sewers Crisis ($7.99 each, 7-9). Pony Club Rivals by Stacy Gregg offers The Auditions ($7.99, 9-12). And Gregg's Pony Club Secrets releases Destiny and Stardust ($11.99, 9-12).

Paperback Series
Girlology issues Girlology's There's Something New About You: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up by Melisa Holmes and Trish Hutchinson; and Boys Lie: How Not to Get Played by Belisa Vranich with Holly Eagleson ($12.95 each, 7-11). Louder Than Words presents Alexis: My True Story of Internet Sex with a Married Man by Alexis Singer; Hannah: My True Story of Drugs, Cutting, and Mental Illness by Hannah Westberg, and Rae: My True Story of Fear, Anxiety, and Social Phobia by Chelsea Rae Swigget ($7.95 each, 12-18).

Paperback Series
Healthy Eating introduces six titles, including Fruits by Nancy Dickmann and My Food Pyramid by Rebecca Rissman ($5.99 each, 4-6). Watch It Grow issues 11 books by Dickmann, among them A Bee's Life, A Dog's Life, and An Oak Tree's Life ($5.99 each, 4-6). Holidays and Festivals offers 18 volumes, including Chinese New Year and Diwali by Dickmann and Earth Day and Independence Day by Rissman ($5.99 each, 4-6). World of Farming releases six titles by Dickmann, among them Farm Animals and Seasons on a Farm ($5.99 each, 4-6). A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals presents 10 books by Anita Ganeri, including Anaconda, Jaguar, and Tarantula ($6.49 each, 5-7). And A Day in the Life: Sea Animals introduces six volumes by Louise Spilsbury, among them Dolphin and Shark ($6.49 each, 5-7).
Creature Camouflage debuts with eight books by Deborah Underwood, including Hiding in Deserts, Hiding in Mountains, and Hiding in Polar Regions ($7.99 each, 5-7). Measuring and Comparing debuts with seven titles by Vic Parker, among them How Big Is Big?: Comparing Plants, How Heavy Is Heavy?: Comparing Materials, and How Tall Is Tall?: Comparing Buildings ($7.99 each, 6-8). Extreme Machines introduces six books, including The World's Biggest Machines by Marcie Aboff and The World's Toughest Machines by Judy Kentor Schmauss ($7.99 each, 7-9). Legends of the Sea launches with four titles, among them Shipwrecks by Adrian Vigliano and Pirates by Rebecca Rissman ($7.99 each, 7-9). And Unicorns by Abby Colich and Vampires by Charlotte Guillain are among the six new Mythical Creatures titles ($7.99 each, 7-9).
Eight books join Wild Work, including Who Lands Planes on a Ship?: Working on an Aircraft Carrier by Linda Tagliaferro, Who Cleans Dinosaur Bones?: Working at a Museum by Margie Markarian, and Who Walks the Tightrope?: Working at a Circus by Mary Meinking ($7.99 each, 7-9). Charlotte Guillain's seven additions to Fierce Fighters include Aztec Warriors, Greek Warriors, and Ninja ($7.99 each, 7-9). Timeline History adds seven titles, among them Music: From the Voice to Electronica by Guillain, Work: From Plows to Robots by Elizabeth Raum, and Games: From Dice to Gaming by Liz Miles ($7.99 each, 7-9). Awesome Forces of Nature (2nd Edition) issues six volumes by Louise and Richard Spilsbury, including Howling Hurricanes and Violent Volcanoes ($7.99 each, 8-10). And five titles join Measure It! among them Mass and Weight by Barbara Ann Somervill and Time by Casey Rand ($7.99 each, 8-10).

Tales of Invention offers six books, including The Camera by Chris Oxlade and The Airplane by Louise and Richard Spilsbury ($7.99 each, 8-10). Linking the Past and Present debuts with six titles, among them What Did the Vikings Do for Me? by Elizabeth Raum and What Did the Ancient Greeks Do for Me? by Patrick Catel ($7.99 each, 8-10). Keeping Unusual Pets (2nd Edition) releases seven volumes, including Ferrets by June McNicholas, Lizards by Peter Heathcote, and Snakes by Sonia Hernandez-Divers ($8.99 each, 8-11). And Protecting Food Chains presents six titles, among them Mountain Food Chains by Rachel Lynette and Ocean Food Chains by Heidi Moore ($8.99 each, 9-11).

Paperback Series in Spanish

Comparar insectos (Comparing Bugs) presents six books by Charlotte Guillain, including Las casas de los insectos (Bug Homes) and Los sentidos de los insectos (Bug Senses) ($5.99 each, 4-6). Los cinco sentidos (The Five Senses) issues five volumes, including El Oído (Hearing) and La vista (Seeing) by Rebecca Rissman ($5.99 each, 4-6). Nuestros cuerpos (Our Bodies) offers eight titles by Guillain, among them Nuestros cerebros (Our Brains) and Nuestros huesos (Our Bones) ($5.99 each, 4-6). Las propiedades de los materiales (Properties of Materials) releases seven titles by Guillain, including Brillante u opaco (Shiny or Dull) and Caliente o frío (Hot or Cold) ($5.99 each, 4-6). Four books by Guillain join Los sonidos que nos rodean (Sounds All Around Us), among them ¿Cómo oímos? (How Do We Hear?) and Sonidos diferentes (Different Sounds) ($5.99 each, 4-6). And eight books by Patricia Whitehouse join ¿Qué está despierto? (What’s Awake?), including El coyote (Coyotes), El mapache (Raccoons), and La lechuza (Barn Owls) ($6.49 each, 5-7).

Las plantas (Plants—2nd Edition) offers four books by Whitehouse, among them Las flores (Flowers) and Las semillas (Seeds) ($6.49 each, 5-7). El deport y mi cuerpo (Sports and My Body) issues four books, including Bailar (Dancing) by Catherine Veitch and Ciclismo (Cycling) by Charlotte Guillain ($6.49 each, 5-7). Sixteen titles join El ciclo de vida (Life Cyle of a...), including El canguro (Kangaroo) and El girasol (Sunflower) by Angela Royston and El gusano de seda (Silkworm) and La Tortuga (Turtle) by Patricia Walsh and Ron Fridell ($7.99 each, 6-8). La salud y el estado físico (Health and Fitness) issues four volumes by A.R. Schaefer, among them Alimentos saludables (Healthy Food) and Ejercicio (Exercise) ($7.99 each, 6-8). Materiales cambiantes (Changing Materials) presents four books by Chris Oxlade, including Calentar (Heating) and Cambiar la forma (Changing Shape) ($7.99 each, 6-8). And among the seven books joining Explorar el civismo (Exploring Citizenship) are Compartir (Sharing) and Liderazgo (Leadership) by Sue Barraclough and Tomar decisiones (Making Choices) by Vic Parker ($7.99 each, 6-8).

(IPG, dist.)
Mimi Loves to Mimic and Mimi Says No ($9.95 each) by Yih-Fen Chou, illus. by Chih-Yuan Chen. In these tales, a girl copies adults' activities and performs tasks independently. (3-5)
Baby Yosemite ($7.95) by Katherine Brumage focuses on baby animals in Yosemite Park. (up to 4)

(Ideals, dist.)
Noah's Ark ($9.99) includes 10 mini books that tell this biblical story. (2-4)
Baby's First pre-sents eight books, among them Baby's First Animals, Baby's First Colors, and Baby's First Words ($8.99 each, up to 3). And Wiggly Eyes welcomes Max the Monster by Kate Cuthbert and Chester the Crab by Peter Tovey, both illus. by David Dunstan ($12.99 each, 2-4).
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Dress-Up gains Fashion Dolls ($8.99, 4-up).

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush ($16.95) by Jane Cabrera offers a new rendition of this song. (2-5)
A Little at a Time ($16.95) by David A. Adler, illus. by Paul Tong, is a new edition of this book about a boy spending time in the city with his grandfather. (4-8)
The Day of the Dead/El Día de los Muertos ($16.95) by Bob Barner, trans. by Teresa Mlawer, is a bilingual celebration of this holiday. (4-8)
A Picture Book of Cesar Chavez ($17.95) by David A. Adler and Michael S. Adler, illus. by Marie Olofsdotter, profiles this California activist. (4-8)
Carmen Learns English ($16.95) by Judy Cox, illus. by Angela N. Dominguez. Her teacher and friends help a girl who is new to school and to English. (4-8)
Color Chaos! ($16.95) by Lynn Rowe Reed. When a substitute principal prohibits colors at school, the colors take matters into their own hands. (4-8)
Give Me Wings ($16.95), selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Ponder Goembel, collects 13 poems that encourage readers' imaginations. (4-8)
Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie on the Road ($16.95) by Joel Stewart is a companion to Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie. (4-8)
Gunner, Football Hero ($16.95) by James Ransome. In this story about sportsmanship, a young football player gets a chance to play in the championship game. (4-8)
Too Many Turkeys ($16.95) by Linda White, illus. by Megan Lloyd. What happens when a farmer's wife fertilizes her garden with an ingredient that attracts turkeys? (4-8)
The Spider's Gift: A Ukrainian Christmas Story ($16.95), retold by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Katya Krenina, offers a rendition of this folktale. (4-8)
Thank You, Miss Doover ($16.95) by Robin Pulver, illus. by Stephanie Roth Sisson. A class learns how to write thank-you notes in this companion to Silent Letters Loud and Clear. (5-8)
Time Zones ($16.95) by David A. Adler, illus. by Edward Miller, explains why time zones exist. (6-10)
Nora and the Texas Terror ($15.95) by Judy Cox, illus. by Amanda Haley. Nora tries to be a good sport when her cousin's family comes to stay during hard times. (6-10)
The Case of the Rock 'n' Roll Dog: First Kids Mystery #1 ($16.95) by Martha Freeman launches a series starring sisters whose mother is the U.S. president. (6-10)
Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook ($16.95) by Mary Amato. The person stealing things from a classroom leaves notes written in poetry. (6-10)
Storm Mountain ($16.95) by Tom Birdseye. In this wilderness survival story, the protagonists' struggles help mend their fractious relationship. (8-12)
Nightshade City ($17.95) by Hilary Wagner is a fantasy set in a subterranean kingdom inhabited by intelligent, mutant rats. (8-12)
Lafayette and the American Revolution ($24.95) by Russell Freedman is an illustrated portrait of this French nobleman who became a Revolutionary hero. (10-up)
Holiday House Readers Level 2 adds The Pumpkin Mystery by Carol Wallace, illus. by Steve Björkman ($15.95, 5-8).

Bedtime Bunnies ($15.99) by Wendy Watson describes the bedtime rituals of five young rabbits. (3-6)
Sneezenesia ($16.99) by Deb Lucke. This tale of a boy who loses memories with each sneeze includes facts about sneezing. (3-7)
Art and Max ($17.99) by David Wiesner is a story of friendship and art, with mixed-media illustrations. (5-8)
The Desperate Dog Writes Again ($16.99) by Eileen Christelow is a follow-up to Letters from a Desperate Dog. (5-8)
Diary of a BABY Wombat ($16.99) by Jackie French, illus. by Bruce Whatley, is a companion to Diary of a Wombat. (5-8)
Flora's Very Windy Day ($16) by Jeanne Birdsall, illus. by Matt Phelan. A girl receives offers for her baby brother from a dragonfly, the man in the moon, and the wind. (5-8)
The Rooster Prince of Breslov ($16.99) by Ann Redisch Stampler retells this eastern European fable about a prince who thinks he's a rooster. (5-8)
Henry Knox: Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot ($17.99) by Anita Silvey, illus. by Wendell Minor, offers a portrait of this hero of the American Revolution. (6-9)
Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix ($16.99) by Gary Golio, illus. by Javaka Steptoe, chronicles this musician's early life. (6-9)
The Taxing Case of the Cows: A True Story About Suffrage ($16.99) by Iris Van Rynbach and Pegi Deitz Shea, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully, tells of two women who fought against unfair property taxes by repeatedly buying back their confiscated cows. (6-9)
Space, Stars, and the Beginning of Time: What the Hubble Telescope Saw ($17.99) by Elaine Scott explores the evolution of the universe as seen through this telescope. (8-12)
The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall ($17) by Mary Downing Hahn. A ghost is determined to rejoin the world of the living—at any cost. (9-12)
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story ($16) by Linda Sue Park presents two alternating stories of children in Sudan, one set in 1985 during civil war, the second set in the present. (10-up)
The Brave Escape of Edith Wharton ($20) by Connie Nordhielm Woolridge chronicles the unconventional life of this novelist. (12-up)
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science ($20) by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos traces the history of sugar. (12-up)
Hacking Timbuktu ($16) by Stephen Davies. A professional hacker and his friend embark on a high-tech, high-stakes treasure hunt for gold. (12-up)
Tyger, Tyger: A Goblin Wars Book ($17) by Kersten Hamilton launches a series that draws on the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology. (12-up)

Babyberry Pie ($16.99) by Heather Vogel Frederick, illus. by Amy Schwartz. Rhymes describe a baby's evening. (3-7)
Piggy Pie Po ($16.99) by Audrey and Don Wood collects three tales about a messy, silly pig. (3-7)
A Not Scary Story About Big Scary Things ($16.99) by C.K. Williams, illus. by Gabi Swiatkowska. A big monster does not frighten a brave boy. (3-7)
The P.S. Brothers ($15) by Maribeth Boelts reveals how two brothers try to earn enough money to buy a dog. (10-up)
Dillweed's Revenge: A Deadly Dose of Magic ($16.99) by Florence Parry Heide, illus. by Carson Ellis, presents a macabre fairy tale featuring nasty characters. (10-up)
The Last Full Measure ($17) by Ann Rinaldi tells of a family forever changed by the Battle of Gettysburg. (12-up)
Crazy ($17) by Han Nolen is a novel exploring mental illness and coping mechanisms. (12-up)
The Genius Wars ($17) by Catherine Jinks concludes the Genius trilogy. (12-up)
The Secret of Ka ($16) by Christopher Pike. A teenage girl stars in this fantasy involving a flying carpet and crafty djinn. (12-up)
Mr. Putter & Tabby return in Mr. Putty & Tabby Clear the Decks by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard ($15, 6-9). And Bloody Jack continues with The Wake of Lorelei Lee: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, On Her Way to Botany Bay by L.A. Meyer ($17, 14-up).

Where Is the Green Sheep/¿Donde está la oveja verde? ($4.99) by Mem Fox, illus. by Judy Horacek, is a bilingual board-book edition of this story. (up to 3)
Who's Coming for Christmas? ($9.99) by Kay Winters, illus. by Jeannie Winston, offers a lift-the-flap holiday story. (3-5)
The Complete Adventures of Curious George: 70th Anniversary Edition ($29.99) by Margret and H.A. Rey includes seven stories and a CD. (5-8)
Built to Last ($24.99) by David Macaulay. This full-color volume revisits the structures spotlighted in Castle, Cathedral, and Mosque. (10-up)
Le Petit Prince Graphic Novel ($19.99) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, adapted and illus. by Joann Sfar, is a graphic-novel adaptation. (10-up)
Curious Baby Curious George introduces Awake/Asleep Cloth Book, featuring art by H.A. Rey, ($8.99, up to 3). And Curious George stars in Happy Thanksgiving, Curious George ($7.99, up to 3); Curious George: Neighborhood Friends ($6.99, 3-5); Curious George Christmas Carols: Book & CD, featuring art by H.A. Rey ($12.99, 3-7); and Curious George Storybook Collection ($10.99,5-8).
Pirates Activity Book ($6.99) by Melinda Long, illus. by David Shannon, compiles activities, card games, and tattoos. (5-8)
Paperback Series
Martha Speaks adds Haunted House ($3.99, 5-7). And Curious George returns in Curious George Takes a Train ($4.99, 5-8); Curious George Around Town ($11.99, 5-8); and Curious George: Race Day ($3.99, 5-8).

Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes ($21.99) by Sally Mavor. Fabric relief art illustrates classic rhymes. (up to 3)
Rain School ($16.99) by James Rumford. The author tells of his experience helping to rebuild a primary school in Chad, Africa, from mud ruins. (3-7)
Bats at the Ballgame ($16.99) by Brian Lies is a companion to Bats at the Beach and Bats at the Library. (3-7)
The Boy in the Garden ($17.99) by Allen Say retells the Japanese folktale, "The Crane Wife." (5-8)
Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness from Calef Brown ($16.99) by Calef Brown introduces Halloween poems featuring wolves and witches. (5-8)
The Chiru of High Tibet: A True Story ($17.99) by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illus. by Linda Wingerter, profiles a scientist working to save this endangered species of antelope. (5-8)
Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys ($16.99) by Rob Raczka, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds, collects nature-themed haiku. (5-8)
I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat: History's Strangest Cures ($17.99) by Carlyn Beccia discusses unusual alleged cures for various ailments. (6-9)
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night ($16.99) by Joyce Sidman, illus. by Rick Allen, rounds up poems about creatures of the night. (6-9)
Island of the Blue Dolphins: Gift Edition ($22) by Scott O'Dell, illus. by Ted Lewin. This 50th-anniversary edition includes a new introduction by Lois Lowry. (8-12)
World's End ($18) by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski is a sequel to Dormia. (8-12)
The Year Money Grew on Trees ($16) by Aaron Hawkins. In this debut novel, teens take over an apple orchard in a time of need. (10-up)
Annexed ($17) by Sharon Dogar tells the story of Anne Frank's friend, Peter van Pels, after Anne's diary ends. (12-up)
The Mermaid's Mirror ($16) by L.K. Madigan. Through a mermaid's mirror, Lena looks into the watery depths of her secret past. (12-up)
Payback Time ($16) by Carl Deuker. This novel reveals how investigating someone else's life can lead to unexpected discoveries. (12-up)
Wildthorn ($16) by Jane Eagland. A teen is stripped of her identity and committed to an insane asylum. (14-up)
Adios, Nirvana ($16) by Conrad Wesselhoeft. A teen survives the death of his twin with the help of friends, guitar, Walt Whitman, and Eddie Vedder. (14-up)
Tacky the Penguin is back in Tacky's Christmas by Helen Lester, illus. by Lynn Munsinger ($16.99, 3-7). Gossie & Friends adds Ollie's Halloween! by Olivier Dunrea ($12.99, 3-7). Sisters Eight adds Petal's Problems by Lauren Baratz-Logsted with Greg Logsted and Jackie Logsted ($15, paper $4.99, 6-9). Mouse and Mole return in A Winter Wonderland by Wong Herbert Yee ($15, 6-9). Nathaniel Fludd: Beastologist continues with The Wyverns' Treasure by R.L. LaFevers, illus. by Kelly Murphy ($16, 6-9). Scientists in the Field welcomes The Bat Scientists by Mary Kay Carson, photos by Tom Uhlman ($18.99, 10-up). And Squire's Tale concludes with The Legend of the King by Gerald Morris ($16, 10-up).
Baseball Heroes: Good Sports ($5.99) by Glenn Stout launches a sports series focusing on athletes who have overcome obstacles. (8-12)
Karma Bites ($6.99) by Stacy Kramer and Valerie Thomas. A little magic goes a long way to complicate a seventh grader's life. (10-up)

My First Day of School ($8.99) by Nancy Skarmeas, illus. by Meredith Johnson, depicts starting school as an exciting adventure. (4-6)
An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving ($14.99) by Louisa May Alcott, illus. by Jody Wheeler. When their parents are called away, children prepare the holiday feast. (4-8)
The First Noel ($14.99), illus. by Jody Wheeler. Watercolors illustrate this carol. (4-8)

My First Baby Bible ($10.99) by Michelle Lee Wysocki. This padded board book features biblical stories and photos of babies. (up to 4)
Brothers Forever ($7.99) by P.K. Hallinan celebrates the special bond between brothers. (2-5)
How Much Does God Love You? ($6.99) by Michelle Medlock Adams, illus. by Paige Keiser, is a rhyming board book emphasizing God's everlasting love. (2-5)

The Night Before Christmas ($19.95) by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Eric Puybaret, illustrates the classic holiday poem and comes with a CD narrated by Mary Travers. (3-8)
Waking Up Is Hard to Do ($17.95) by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield, illus. by Daniel Miyares. This song–turned–children's story is accompanied by a musical CD. (3-8)

(Consortium, dist.)
Space Cadet Topo: The Day the Sun Turned Off ($15.95) by DGPH. Topo searches the universe to learn how to relight the sun's flame before everything freezes. (4-8)
Sid the Squid: And the Search for the Perfect Job ($15.95) by David G. Derrick Jr. A girl helps a squid armed with many skills find a job. (4-8)
You Might Be a Monster: And Other Stories I Made Up ($15.95) by Attaboy. To avoid getting into trouble, a boy claims he has become a monster. (4-8)

Paperback Series
Animal Antics A to Z by Barbara
deRubertis, illus. by R.W. Alley, adds Eddie Elephant's Exciting Egg-Sitting, Frances Frog's Forever Friend, Gertie Gorilla's Glorious Gift, Hanna Hippo's Horrible Hiccups, Izzy Impala's Imaginary Illnesses, and Jeremy Jackrabbit's Jumping Journey ($7.95 each, 3-8). And Milo & Jazz Mysteries gains The Case of the July 4th Jinx by Lewis B. Montgomery, illus. by Amy Wummer ($6.95, 7-11).

Sammy Spider's First Simchat Torah ($16.95, paper $7.95) by Sylvia A. Rouss, illus. by Katherine Janus Kahn. A spider joins the Simchat Torah parade and learns about the importance of this book. (3-8)
Say Hello, Lily ($15.95, paper $7.95) by Deborah Lakritz, illus. by Martha Avilés. Shy Lily makes new friends when she visits a retirement home. (3-8)
Maccabee! ($17.95, paper $7.95) by Tilda Balsley, illus. by David Harrington, retells the Hanukkah story about the Maccabees' fight to free Jerusalem. (3-8)
Engineer Ari and the Sukkah Express ($17.95, paper $7.95) by Deborah Bodin Cohen, illus. by Shahar Kober, is a sequel to Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride. (5-9)
Miriam in the Desert ($17.95, paper $8.95) by Jacqueline Jules, illus. by Natascia Ugliano, is the collaborators' fourth retelling of a Bible story. (5-9)
Tashlich at Turtle Rock ($17.95, paper $7.95) by Susan Schnur and Anna Schnur-Fishman, illus. by Alex Steele-Morgan. A Jewish family connects with nature during the renewing ritual of Tashlich. (5-9)
Zishe the Strongman ($17.95, paper $7.95) by Robert Rubinstein, illus. by Woody Miller, tells the true story of a Polish Jew who became a circus strongman. (5-9)

Two the Hard Way ($9.95) by Travis Hunter follows a young man from the projects as he learns lessons on the street. (14-up)
At the Crossroads ($9.95) by Travis Hunter takes readers from post-Katrina New Orleans to the Atlanta suburbs. (14-up)
Paperback Series
Drama High by L. Devine introduces Pushin' ($9.95, 14-up). And Nikki Carter's new Fab Life series begins with Not a Good Look ($9.95, 14-up).

I Love My Hockey Mom and Thanks to My Hockey Dad ($7.99 each) by the Flyers Novice AE Team. Young hockey players express appreciation for their parents' support. (All ages)
My First NHL Books offers Hockey 123, Hockey ABC, Hockey Colours, and Hockey Shapes by Christopher Jordan ($7.99 each, 2-4). And The Neil Flambé Capers continues with Neil Flambé and the Aztec Abduction by Kevin Sylvester ($9.95, 9-12).
The Royal Woods ($8.95) by Matt Dugan. Reality and fantasy collide in a new subdivision built on what was once a farm owned by two siblings' aunt and uncle. (9-12)
Paperback Series
Stagestruck by Shelley Peterson is a new Saddle Creek Book ($9.95, 12-up). And The Heretic's Secret debuts with Crusade and Grail by John Wilson ($9.95 each, 12-up).

The Cat's Pajamas ($18.95) by Wallace Edwards introduces 26 idioms. (All ages)
Kitten's Autumn ($14.95) by Eugenie Fernandes is a companion to Kitten's Spring. (1-4)
Hockey Opposites ($15.95), illus. by Per-Henrik Gürth. This story of a hockey game illuminates opposites. (2-6)
In Front of My House ($18.95) by Marianne Dubuc celebrates a child's imagination. (3-7)
Making the Moose Out of Life ($16.95) by Nicholas Oldland offers a fable about a mild-mannered moose who lives life to the fullest. (3-7)
Spork ($16.95) by Kyo Maclear, illus. by Isabelle Arsenault, is a "multi-cutlery" tale about how Spork—half spoon, half fork—finds his place at the table. (3-7)
Ninja Cowboy Bear Presents the Way of the Ninja ($16.95) by David Bruins, illus. by Hilary Leung, is a follow-up to Ninja Cowboy Bear. (4-7)
Up We Grow! A Year in the Life of a Small, Local Farm ($16.95) by Deborah Hodge, photos by Brian Harris, focuses on a small cooperative farm. (4-7)
The Daily Comet: Boy Saves Earth from Giant Octopus! ($16.95) by Frank Asch, illus. by Devin Asch. The know-it-all son of a newspaper reporter must act quickly to save the planet. (5-9)
Don't Touch That Toad and Other Strange Things Adults Tell You ($14.95) by Catherine Rondina, illus. by Kevin Sylvester, reveals things adults commonly tell kids. (7-10)
The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough ($18.95) by Katie Smith Milway, illus. by Sylvia Daigneault. A Honduran girl transforms her family's farm after her teacher introduces her to sustainable farming practices. (7-up)
Lila and Ecco's Do-It-Yourself Comics Club ($16.95, paper $7.95) by Willow Dawson. Two comics-obsessed friends learn how to make their own comic books. (8-12)
Case Closed? Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science ($17.95) by Susan Hughes, illus. by Michael Wandelmaier. Modern science sheds light on nine mysteries. (8-12)
Tower of Treasure ($17.95, paper $8.95) by Scott Chantler. In this graphic novel, an orphan who's an acrobat in a traveling circus searches for her long-lost twin. (9-12)
Bogbrush the Barbarian ($17.95) by Howard Whitehouse, illus. by Bill Slavin. A dimwitted barbarian seeks his fortune with help from his friends. (9-12)
Stanley stars in Stanley's Little Sister by Linda Bailey, illus. by Bill Slavin ($17.95, 3-7). Have You Ever Seen offers Have You Ever Seen a Hippo with Sunscreen? by Etta Kaner, illus. by Jeff Szuc ($14.95, 4-7). Looking Closely continues with Looking Closely in the Rain Forest by Frank Serafini ($15.95, 4-7). A Binky Adventure issues Binky to the Rescue by Ashley Spires ($16.95, paper $8.95, 7-10). Sam & Friends Mysteries releases Mummy Mayhem by Mary Labatt, illus. by Jo Rioux ($16.95, paper $7.95, 7-10). And Machines of the Future adds Ultimate Trains by Peter McMahon, illus. by Andy Mora ($16.95, 9-12).

Wild Alphabet ($19.99) by Dan Green, illus. by Mike Haines and Julia Frölich, is a pop-up ABC book featuring animals. (All ages)
Robots ($19.99), illus. by Steve Weston, includes pop-up scenes and die-cut robotic accessories. (3-6)
Animals Under the Sea ($16.95) by Deborah Chancellor, illus. by Anthony Lewis, features 50-plus flaps. (3-6)
The Teddy Robinson Storybook ($13.99) by Joan G. Robinson collects the adventures of this bear. (5-8)
The Kingfisher Nature Encyclopedia ($27.99) by David Burnie is a nature reference. (8-12)
The Kingfisher Children's Bible ($14.99) by Trevor Barnes presents illustrated retellings of biblical stories. (8-12)
Legendary Journeys: Trains ($19.99) by Philip Steele, illus. by Sebastian Quigley, explores train travel. (8-up)
The Book of Bad Things: The Horrors of History Revealed ($19.99) by Count Droffig chronicles unsavory happenings. (9-12)
Really, Really Big Questions About Space and Time ($16.99) by Mark Brake, illus. by Nishant Choksi, examines space science. (9-12)
The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse & Pony Encyclopedia ($24.99) by Sandy Ransford, photos by Bob Langrish, is an equine reference book.
Baby Animals introduces In the Snow and At Night by Kingfisher editors ($5.99 each, up to 4). Flip the Flaps adds Seashore by Hannah Wilson, illus. by Simon Mendez and Things That Go by Anita Ganeri, illus. by Mark Bergin ($9.99 each, 3-6). Everything You Need to Know offers Everything You Need to Know About Animals by Nicola Davies ($16.99, 4-8). Discover Science presents Maps and Mapping by Deborah Chancellor, Insects by Barbara Taylor, Animal Disguises by Belinda Weber, and Senses by Jinny Johnson ($9.99, 5-8). Joining I Wonder Why is I Wonder Why Penguins Can't Fly ($12.99, 5-8). Navigators continues with Ancient Egypt by Miranda Smith and Rainforest by Andrew Langley ($12.99, 9-12). And Versus issues Pirates by Richard Platt, illus. by Steve Stone ($19.99, 10-up).
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Questions releases The Book of What? and The Book of Who? illus. by Ray Bryant ($7.99 each, 5-8). Sidesplitters gains Christmas Crack-Ups by Kingfisher editors ($3.99, 6-10).New to Kingfisher Knowledge are Wonders of the World by Philip Steele and Speed Machines by Miranda Smith ($8.99 each, 9-12). And Gifted continues with Now You See Me by Marilyn Kaye ($7.99, 10-14).

(PGW, dist.)
Zero ($17.95) by Katherine Otoshi. How will Zero, a number who feels empty inside, find value in herself? (4-8)

The Story of the Nativity ($14.99) by Tracy Harrast, illus. by Estelle Corke, includes reusable stickers. (3-6)
Tabitha's Travels ($13.99) by Arnold Ytreeide. A girl on caravan with her family helps Mary and Joseph just before Christ's birth. (12-up)
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Circle C Beginnings debuts with Andi's Pony Trouble and Andi's Indian Summer by Susan K. Marlow, illus. by Leslie Gammelgaard ($8.99 each, 6-8).

Candle Bible for Toddlers: My Very First Prayers ($11.99) by Juliet David, illus. by Helen Prole, compiles traditional and contemporary prayers. (3-5)
All Aboard with Noah ($11.99) by Juliet David, illus. by Marie Allen. This large-format board book with flaps relays the biblical story. (3-5)
Benjamin Bear Says Goodnight ($4.99) by Claire Freedman, illus. by Steve Smallman. At bedtime, Benjamin's family knows how to make him fall asleep. (3-5)
Puddle Pen Christmas ($12.99) by Juliet David, illus. by Helen Poole. Readers use the pen included to complete pictures depicting scenes from the Christmas story. (3-5)
My Busy Christmas Stable ($11.99) by Juliet David, illus. by Sarah Pitt. Tabs enable characters to move in this retelling of the first Christmas. (4-7)

(Univ. of New Mexico Press, dist.)
Skeeter's Dream ($14.95) by Candace Manley. Mourning his father's death in the Civil War and feuding with his stepfather, a teen runs away to Texas with a friend. (12-up)

Once I Was a Cardboard Box... but Now I'm a Book About Polar Bears and Once I Was a Comic... but Now I'm a Book About Tigers ($7.99 each) by Anton Poitier, illus. by Melvyn Evans, combine stories about these creatures and about recycling. (5-8)
Scholastic New Headline World Atlas ($6.99) is a revised and updated edition of this reference. (10-up)

Olivia visita Venecia (Olivia Goes to Venice) ($17.99) by Ian Falconer. Olivia returns with a new adventure in Venice. (5-6)
Diario de Greg 4, Días de perros (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days) ($13.99) by Jeff Kinney. Greg's mom threatens his plan for a summer without rules. (8-10)

Seaside Dream ($17.95) by Janet Costa Bates, illus. by Lambert Davis. A girl gives her grandmother the courage to plan a trip to her native Cape Verde. (6-10)
Game, Set, Match, Champion Arthur Ashe ($19.95) by Crystal Hubbard, illus. by Kevin Belford, is a biography of this tennis star and humanitarian. (7-11)
¡Olé Flamenco! ($19.95) by George Ancona. This photo-essay focuses on a girl learning flamenco. (7-11)
Yummy ($16.95) by G. Neri, illus. by Randy DuBurke, is a graphic novel based on the life and death of an 11-year-old Chicago gang member. (11-up)
Under the Mesquite ($17.95) by Guadalupe Garcia McCall. A Mexican-American girl struggles with adult responsibilities as her mother battles cancer. (12-up)

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Plastic Soup ($25.95) by Jesse Goosens discusses the vast amount of plastic waste floating in oceans and what readers can do about it. (10-up)

Sneaky Sheep ($16.95) by Chris Monroe. A sheepdog deals with two troublemaking sheep who keep wandering from the herd. (4-8)
Ruby Valentine Saves the Day ($16.95) by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Lynne Avril. What happens when Ruby's valentine's party doesn't go as planned? (5-9)
Vacation's Over!: Return of the Dinosaurs ($17.95) by Joe Kulka. When dinosaurs return from a long space vacation, everything on earth looks unfamiliar. (5-9)
Ruth and the Green Book ($16.95) by Calvin A. Ramsey, illus. by Floyd Cooper. On a 1950s road trip, a guidebook helps an African-American girl and her family avoid discrimination. (7-11)
I, Emma Freke ($16.95) by Elizabeth Atkinson. A family reunion helps Emma discover her roots and learn to stand up for herself. (9-13)
Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed ($20.95) by Sally M. Walker spotlights
scientists' discoveries on this continent. (9-14)

Draw the Dark ($16.95) by Ilsa J. Bick. Christian's drawings set off a chain reaction of death and destruction. (12-up)
The Absolute Value of -1 ($16.95) by Steve Brezenoff. As three teens' complicated lives push them closer together, they feel more alone than ever. (12-up)
The Freak Observer ($16.95) by Blythe Woolston. A girl must summon the courage to face her daily life after the deaths of her sister and a friend. (12-up)

Mallory returns in Mallory in the Spotlight by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Jennifer Kalis ($15.95, 7-11). And Alien Agent issues Alien Contact by Pamela F. Service, illus. by Mike Gorman ($16.95, 9-12).
Paperback Series
Night Fall launches with The Club and Messages from Beyond by Stephanie Watson, The Protectors by Val Karlsson, Skin and Thaw by Rick Jasper, and Unthinkable by Shirley Duke ($7.95 each, 11-up).

Paperback Series
Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox continues with A Hubbub by Brigitte Luciani, illus. by Eve Tharlet ($6.95, 5-9). Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Detective adds And Then There Were Gnomes by Colleen AF Venable, illus. by Stephanie Yue ($6.95, 7-11). And History's Kid Heroes welcomes The Lifesaving Adventure of Sam Deal, Shipwreck Rescuer by Candace Ransom, The Rough-Riding Adventure of Bronco Charlie, Pony Express Rider by Marlene Targ Brill, and The Stormy Adventure of Abbie Burgess, Lighthouse Keeper and The Top-Secret Adventure of John Darragh, Revolutionary War Spy by Peter and Connie Roop, all adapted by Amanda Doering Tourville and illus. by Zachary Trover; and The Midnight Adventure of Kate Shelley, Train Rescuer by Margaret K. Wetterer and The Snowshoeing Adventure of Milton Daub, Blizzard Trekker by Margaret K. and Charles M. Wetterer, adapted by Emma Carlson Berne, illus. by Trover ($8.95 each, 8-11).
On the Case with Holmes and Watson debuts with Sherlock Holmes and a Scandal in Bohemia; Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure on the Abbey Grange; Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Blue Gem; Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Dancing Men; Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band; and Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Sussex Vampire by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Murray Shaw and M.J. Cosson, illus. by Sophie Rohrbach ($6.95 each, 9-12). Joining Twisted Journeys are Agent Mongoose and the Attack of the Giant Insects by Dan Jolley and Marie P. Croall, illus. by Matt Wendt, and The Quest for Dragon Mountain by Robin Mayhall, illus. by Alitha E. Martinez ($7.95 each, 9-13). Chicagoland Detective Agency debuts with The Drained Brains Caper by Trina Robbins, illus. by Tyler Page ($6.95, 9-14). And launching Nola's Worlds are Changing Moon; Ferrets and Ferreting Out; and Even for a Dreamer Like Me by Mathieu Mariolle, illus. by MiniKim and Pop ($9.95 each, 11-15).

A-B-A-B-A—a Book of Pattern Play ($16.95) by Brian P. Cleary, illus. by Brian Gable. Rhymes and art present the concept of patterns. (5-9)
I'm and Won't, They're and Don't: What's a Contraction? ($16.95) by Brian P. Cleary, illus. by Brian Gable, introduces contractions. (7-11)
Creative Kitchen Crafts ($7.95) by Kathy Ross, illus. by Nicole in den Bosch, rounds up kitchen-themed craft projects. (7-11)



Wolfley-O’s ($17) by Sallie Lowenstein. Magic cereal gives Davey the courage to stand up to the bullies at school. (4-9)

It's My World Too ($12.99) by Elena Pasquali, illus. by Tina Macnaughton. Mother and baby animals encourage readers to be kind to the planet. (3-5)
Our Father: And Other Classic Prayers for Children ($12.99) by Lois Rock, illus. by Sophie Allsopp, draws from the words of prominent inspirational figures. (5-7)
Prayers for Little Hands debuts with God Bless; Goodnight; Here I Am; and Thank You God by Lois Rock, illus. by Kay Widdowson ($8.99, up to 2). And Two-Minute Stories offers Two-Minute Bedtime Stories, retold by Elena Pasquali, illus. by Nicola Smee ($12.99, 3-5).

Children Make Terrible Pets ($16.99) by Peter Brown. After a bear claims a boy as her pet, she decides he is not well behaved and belongs at home with his family. (3-6)
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave ($16.99) by Laban Carrick Hill, illus. by Bryan Collier, tells of a South Carolina slave who was a talented potter and poet. (3-6)
Dewey's Christmas at the Library ($16.99) by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter, illus. by Steve James. This kitten celebrates his first Christmas in the library. (3-6)
Everything but the Horse ($16.99) by Holly Hobbie. After her family moves to a farm, a girl decides the only thing missing is a horse for her to ride. (3-6)
I Don't Want a Cool Cat! ($15.99) by Emma Dodd is a follow-up to I Don't Want a Posh Dog! (3-6)
Martha Doesn't Share! ($16.99) by Samantha Berger, illus. by Bruce Whatley, stars the otter from Martha Doesn't Say Sorry! (3-6)
DC Super Heroes: The Ultimate Pop-Up Book ($29.99) by DC Comics and Matthew Reinhart includes more than 25 pop-ups. (3-up)
Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! ($14.99) by Grace Lin centers on identical twin sisters who are very different. (6-9)
The Adventures of Nanny Piggins ($15.99) by R.A. Spratt, illus. by Dan Santat. Three siblings' new nanny is a former circus pig who loves chocolate. (8-12)
The Candymakers ($16.99) by Wendy Mass. Four kids competing in a candy-making competition must discover who is trying to sabotage the candy factory. (8-12)
Ghost Hunt: Chilling Tales of the Unknown ($16.99) by Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson. The stars of TV's Ghost Hunters report on their paranormal investigations. (8-12)
President of the Whole Fifth Grade ($15.99) by Sherri Winston. When Brianna learns that her idol, a celebrity chef, was once class president, she runs for office. (8-12)
School of Fear: Class Is NOT Dismissed! ($16.99) by Gitty Daneshvari, illus. by Carrie Gifford, is a sequel to School of Fear. (8-12)
Tumtum & Nutmeg: The Rose Cottage Tales ($16.99) by Emily Bearn, illus. by Nick Price, is a follow-up to Tumtum & Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall. (8-12)
Ninth Ward ($15.99) by Jewell Parker Rhodes. A girl with the ability to see spirits struggles to survive the effects of Hurricane Katrina. (10-up)
Reckless ($19.99) by Cornelia Funke. Jacob must save his brother from turning into stone after he's struck by a curse in a world of enchantment. (10-up)
Witch & Wizard #2: The Gift ($17.99) by James Patterson and Ned Rust. Wisty and Whit save kids held prisoner by the New Order in this sequel to Witch & Wizard. (10-up)
Beautiful Darkness ($17.99) by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl is a follow-up to Beautiful Creatures. (12-up)
Fixing Delilah Hannaford ($16.99) by Sarah Ockler. During a summer of self-discovery, Delilah realizes that broken relationships can be pieced back together. (12-up)
Guardian of the Gate ($17.99) by Michelle Zink is the second installment of the Prophecy of the Sisters trilogy. (12-up)
Immortal Beloved ($16.99) by Cate Tiernan. This tale of a wayward immortal who realizes she can't escape her past launches a trilogy. (12-up)
The Witches' Kitchen ($16.99) by Allen Williams. A girl who wakes up in the Witches' Kitchen must discover who she is and why she's there before she can defeat the witches. (12-up)
Birth of a Killer ($16.99) by Darren Shan launches the Saga of Larten Crepsley, a prequel series to Cirque du Freak. (15-up)
Dark Song ($16.99) by Gail Giles. With her suddenly penniless family falling apart, Ames places her trust in a boy who'll stop at nothing to get what he wants. (15-up)
The Mockingbirds ($16.99) by Daisy Whitney. After she is date-raped at school, Alex turns to an underground student society to seek justice. (15-up)
The Thin Executioner ($17.99) by Darren Shan. In a world where violence rules, Jebel sets out to prove that he is worthy to be an executioner like his father. (15-up)

Super Hero Squad adds Catch That Crook! by Chris Strathearn ($7.99, 3-6). You Read to Me, I'll Read to You gains Very Short Fables to Read Together by Mary Ann Hoberman, illus. by Michael Emberley ($16.99, 4-8). Daniel X by James Patterson welcomes Demons and Druids ($16.99, 8-12). Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon welcomes How to Ride a Dragon's Storm ($10.99, 8-12). This Isn't What It Looks Like joins The Secret Series by Pseudonymous Bosch ($16.99, 8-12). Vampirates by Justin Somper releases Empire of the Night ($15.99, 8-12). The Devouring issues Fearscape by Simon Holt ($16.99, 12-up). ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley presents Lovesick ($17.99, 12-up). And Nagaru Tanigawa's Haruhi Suzumiya introduces The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya and The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya ($14.99 each, paper $8.99, 15-up).
Ignatius MacFarland: Frequency Freak-Out! ($5.99) by Paul Feig. Can Iggy and Karen escape a battle between extraterrestrials after their transporter crash-lands in a new frequency? (8-12)
Paperback Series
Joining Super Hero Squad are Meet the Villains of Villainville by Lucy Rosen and Thor's Big Adventure by Ray Santos ($3.99 each, 3-6). And Matt Christopher's Sport Series continues with On the Court with Dwight Howard ($4.99, 8-12).

Merry Christmas, Little One! ($7.99) by Sandra Magsamen is a holiday lift-the-flap board book. (up to 3)

The Daughters Break the Rules ($16.99) by Joanna Philbin. In this sequel to The Daughters, Carina must cope with her new financial status when her wealthy father cuts her off. (12-up)
Monster High ($16.99) by Lisi Harrison launches a series set in a school where newcomer Frankie Stein finds it tricky fitting in. (12-up)
The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) ($16.99) by Kody Keplinger. Bianca discovers she has feelings for the one boy she vowed to hate. (15-up)
Jane ($17.99) by April Lindner. In this spin on Jane Eyre, Jane gets caught up in a forbidden romance after becoming a nanny at the estate of a rock star. (15-up)
Bloodthirsty ($9.99) by Flynn Meaney. When the other girls at school become obsessed with a vampire book, shy Finbar pretends to be undead to get some attention. (12-up)
Glee: The Beginning ($9.99) by Sophia Lowell is a prequel to the story that plays out on TV's Glee. (15-up)
Paperback Series
Lisi Harrison's Alphas offers Belle of the Brawl ($9.99, 12-up).

ReVamped ($9.95) by Lucienne Diver is a follow-up to Vamped. (12-up)
If I Get There, It Better Be Worth the Trip: 40th Anniversary Edition ($9.95) by John Donovan includes essays reflecting on this novel. (13-up)
Love Drugged ($9.95) by James Klise. When a classmate discovers that Jamie is gay, Jamie takes an experimental drug that is supposed to "cure" his attraction to guys. (13-up)
Return to Paradise ($9.95) by Simone Elkeles is a sequel to Leaving Paradise. (13-up)
The Last Good Place of Lily Odilon ($9.95) by Sara Beitia. Lily's boyfriend, suspected in her disappearance, and Lily's sister set out to discover what happened to her. (13-up)
The Blending Time ($9.95) by Michael Kinch. In 2054, three teens are chosen to help repopulate Africa after a solar flare leaves its people sterile. (14-up)
Inconvenient ($9.95) by Margie Gelbwasser. Alyssa must cope with her alcoholic mother, her popularity-seeking best friend, and a hot/cold boyfriend. (14-up)
The Latte Rebellion ($9.95) by Sarah Jamila Stevenson. Two friends' lighthearted fund-raising project takes on a life of its own as a social movement. (14-up)
Paperback Series
The Seer by Linda Joy Singleton concludes with Magician's Muse ($9.95, 11-up). And The Cassaforte Chronicles adds The Nascenza Conspiracy by V. Briceland ($9.95, 12-up).

Together Forever ($19.95) by Per-Henrik Gürth. When Little Bear gets lost, he follows his mother's advice to look for the bear stars in the sky until she finds him. (3-6)
Song of the Sword ($12.95) by Edward Willett launches the Shards of Excalibur series, a modern-day Arthurian saga. (12-up)
Definitely NOT Camelot ($10.95) by Kimberly Joy Peters is a sequel to Posing as Ashley. (12-up)

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Buzaak Chinie (The Porcelain Goat): A Traditional Afghan Folk Tale ($22.95) by Asma Salehi is an illustrated retelling of this cautionary tale about how mayhem ensues when one doesn't listen to one's mother. (5-up)