|Fall 2002 Listing by Publisher|
|A-C | D-G | H | I-O | P-R | S | T-Z|
PACIFIC VIEW PRESS/DRAGON BOOKS
Cloud Weavers: Legends and Stories from China ($19.95) collects 22 illustrated tales. (All ages)
Under the Rose Apple Tree by Thich Nhat Hanh ($8) presents Buddhist teachings, practices and stories. (10-13)
My Grandma Died by Lory Britain, illus. by Carol Deach ($16.95, paper $6.95). A child reacts to a grandparent's death. (3-6)
Twenty-Five Things to Do When Grandpa Passes Away, Mom and Dad Get Divorced, or the Dog Dies by Laurie Kanyer ($19.95, paper $9.95) describes the grieving process and outlines activities to help kids cope. (5-12)
Star of the Manger by Joni Oeltjenbruns ($5.95) is a board-book tale about the star of Bethlehem. (3-6)
God Is Here... When Bad Things Happen by Mary Martha Moss and Thomas Groome, illus. by Virginia Esquinaldo ($5.95), aims to help children deal with suffering and loss. (6-9)
Kids Explore America's Catholic Heritage ($9.95) offers personal stories. (9-12)
Encounter the Saints welcomes Saint Isaac Jogues by Christine Virginia Orfeo, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina by Eileen Dunn Bertanzetti and Saint Juan Diego by Josephine Nobisso ($5.95 each, 9-12).
Hush, Little Ones by John Butler ($15.95). Animal parents put their babies to bed. (1-5)
Little Rabbit Lost by Harry Horse ($15.95). A young rabbit finds his family after becoming lost at an amusement park. (2-6)
The Boy Who Thought He Was a Teddy Bear by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Susan Varley ($15.95). Mischievous fairies place a boy in the care of three teddy bears. (3-7)
Grandma U. by Jeanie Franz Ransom, illus. by Lucy Corvino ($15.95). Soon to be a grandmother, Molly attends Grandma University, but learns that the most important thing cannot be taught. (4-8)
Hey, Daddy! by Mary Batten, illus. by Higgins Bond ($15.95), describes the role of animal fathers in the rearing of their young. (6-10)
If I Found a Wistful Unicorn: A Gift of Love (25th Anniversary Edition) by Ann Ashford, illus. by Bill Drath ($8.95, all ages).
Trevor's Wiggly-Wobbly Tooth by Lester Laminack, illus. by Kathi Garry McCord ($7.95, 3-7); and The Secret of Old Zeb by Carmen Agra Deedy, illus. by Michael P. White ($8.95, 6-10).
Misfits, Inc. adds Hit and Run by Mark Delaney ($5.95, 10-14).
My Brother's Hero by Adrian Fogelin ($14.95). Two brothers and their new friend find adventure in the Florida Keys. (8-12)
Phoebe Clappsaddle and the Tumbleweed Gang by Melanie Chrismer, illus. by Virginia Marsh Roeder ($14.95). A southwestern belle teaches a rowdy gang a lesson. (5-8)
SantaSaurus by Delano Holmquist, illus. by Chuck Galey ($14.95). A dinosaur cheers up Santa. (5-8)
Blanchette et les Sept Petits Cajuns: A Cajun Snow White by Sheila Hébert-Collins, illus. by Patrick Soper ($14.95), offers a Cajun version of this fairy tale. (5-8)
Red, White, and Blue by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton ($14.95, paper $7.95) celebrates the American flag. (5-8)
The Warlord's Fish by Virginia Walton Pilegard, illus. by Nicolas Debon ($14.95). Chuan's wooden fish works as a compass to save the day. (5-8)
The Nicholas Stories: The Boy with a Wish and The First Flight of Saint Nicholas by Harry B. Knights ($16.95 each), present Christmas tales. (5-8)
Upsie Downsie, Are You Asleep? by Jana Dillon ($14.95). When a boy convinces his mother he can't fall asleep, she brings in neighbors to help. (5-8)
Firefighters' Night Before Christmas by Kimbra Cutlip, illus. by James Rice ($14.95), pays tribute to firefighters. (5-8)
Clarence Thomas: Fighter with Words by David Collins, illus. by Celia Lauve ($14.95), profiles this Supreme Court justice. (5-8)
The Tuskegee Airmen Story by Lynn Homan and Thomas Reilly, illus. by Rosalie Shepherd ($14.95), recounts the story of these African-American military pilots. (5-8)
Tuskegee Airmen: American Heroes by Lynn Homan and Thomas Reilly, illus. by Rosalie Shepherd ($14.95), is a chapter book focusing on these pilots. (8-12)
Peace by Tucker Shaw, illus. by Mike Reddy ($9.99), collects teenagers' reflections on peace in light of the events of September 11. (12-up)
PaperbackThe Tuxedo by Ellen Weiss ($4.99) is a novel based on the film. (8-12)
I Am Morgan Le Fay by Nancy Springer ($5.99, 12-up); and Growing Wings by Laurel Winter ($6.99, 12-up).
The Dreaming Place by Charles de Lint ($5.99, 12-up); and The Riddle of the Wren by de Lint and The Hex Witch of Selfdom by Nancy Springer ($6.99 each, 12-up).
Seeing Jesus in His Own Words by Marianna Mayer ($16.99) presents biblical quotes from Jesus, accompanied by art from the medieval and Renaissance periods. (All ages)
Chimp and Zee and the Big Storm by Laurence Anholt, illus. by Catherine Anholt ($16.99). A gust of wind carries these chimps away. (2-6)
The Color of Home by Mary Hoffman, illus. by Karin Littlewood ($15.99), tells of a boy who has recently moved to the U.S. from Somalia. (4-8)
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner, illus. by Mark Buehner ($15.99). What do snowmen do when everyone else sleeps? (4-8)
The Nightingale by Jerry Pinkney ($16.99) is an illustrated adaptation of this Hans Christian Andersen tale. (5-up)
The Handle and the Key by John Neufeld ($16.99). Mary Kate tries to prove to her parents that the family does not need their new foster son. (8-12)
Christmas Tapestry by Patricia Polacco ($16.99) is a holiday story centering on a special tapestry. (All ages)
So You Want to Be an Inventor? by Judith St. George, illus. by David Small ($16.99), examines key inventors and their inventions. (All ages)
The Tanya Treasury by Patricia Lee Gauch, illus. by Satomi Ichikawa ($19.99), collects three tales starring Tanya. (All ages)
"Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth by Eric Carle ($16.99). A sloth explains why he is so slow. (2-6)
All the Way to Lhasa: A Tale from Tibet by Barbara Helen Berger ($15.99). A boy and his yak overcome obstacles to reach Lhasa. (4-8)
The Tale of the Firebird by Gennady Spirin ($16.99) is an illustrated version of this Russian tale. (4-8)
Togo by Robert Blake ($16.99). Featuring a feisty sled dog, this recounts the adventure that inspired the Iditarod sled race. (4-8)
Dear Santa, Please Come to the 19th Floor by Yin, illus. by Chris Soentpiet ($16.99). Two boys hope that Santa will visit their rough neighborhood for the first time. (5-8)
The Hero's Trail: A Guide for a Heroic Life by T.A. Barron ($14.99) relates the stories of real heroes. (8-12)
Lionclaw: A Tale of Rowan Hood by Nancy Springer ($16.99). Cast out by his father, Lionel joins the band of misfit teens led by Robin Hood's daughter. (10-14)
Girl in a Cage by Jane Yolen and Robert Harris ($18.99). After Robert the Bruce declares his claim to the throne of Scotland, the followers of King Edward of England capture and display his daughter in a cage. (10-up)
Triss by Brian Jacques ($23.99) is the latest addition to the Redwall saga. (10-up)
Board Book in Spanish
La oruga muy hambrienta (The Very Hungry Caterpillar) by Eric Carle ($9.99, 1-3).
Uncle Vova's Tree by Patricia Polacco ($16.99, 5-up).
Konnichiwa Florida Moon: The Story of George Morikami, Pineapple Pioneer by Virginia Aronson ($10.95) is a biography of this man who immigrated from Japan to Florida. (7-10)
Dinosaurs of the South: Southern Fossil Discoveries, Volume 3 by Judy Cutchins and Ginny Johnston ($14.95) examines dinosaurs that lived in the southeastern U.S. (8-12)
Gift of the Unicorn: The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard by Virginia Aronson ($11.95) recounts the life of this citrus pioneer. (9-12)
Mimosa and the Moon by Jessica York ($16). A cow asks the moon to help solve her problems. (4-7)
A Lighter Shade of Pink by Selene Vasquez ($16) is a novel based on the author's childhood in Peru. (8-12)
|Stars and Stripes Forever Bookstore browsers will find a trio of titles on children's shelves this fall that celebrate the U.S. of A. Just out from HarperCollins is God Bless America, which presents Irving Berlin's lyrics to this song and art by Lynn Munsinger. The book is packaged with a CD featuring Barbra Streisand singing this paean to our country. A portion of the publisher's proceeds will be donated to the God Bless America fund to benefit America's youth. |
The Pledge of Allegiance takes the spotlight in a Candlewick picture book written by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Chris Raschka. I Pledge Allegiance reproduces the words to this 1892 patriotic pledge and explains its meaning.
Also focusing on a document integral to American history is a new Scholastic title, The Declaration of Independence, inscribed and illustrated by 86-year-old first-timer Sam Fink. Drawings and captions that interpret the declaration accompany the hand-lettered text.
The Littlest Candlesticks by Sylvia Rouss, illus. by Holly Hannon ($14.95, paper $9.95). Abby surprises her family with the glass candlesticks her teacher has given her. (3-6)
The Burning Light by Elisabeth Ramsay ($14.95, paper $9.95). Two siblings travel back to the time of the Maccabees and help them rebuild the Jewish Temple. (9-12)
The Brass Serpent by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Joanna Miller ($14.95, paper $9.95). God sends Moses a brass snake that heals all who look at it. (9-12)
Jewish Love Stories for Kids by Leslie Cohen ($16.95, paper $12.95) collects love stories with Jewish themes. (9-12)
Campbell's Alphabet Soup, illus. by Susan McDonald ($6.99). Kids turn wheels to create words. (1-5)
New Picture Me titles are Picture Me Letters, Picture Me as Santa Mouse and Picture Me as a Christmas Elf, illus. by Kaycee Hoffman ($4.99 each, up to 4); and Picture Me Sparkle Princess ($4.99, 2-5). Little Tikes rolls on with Trucks, illus. by Susan McDonald; and Let's Play, illus. by Pete McEachen ($4.99 each, up to 4). And Play & Tote carries on with My Family Picture Play and Tote, illus. by Lynne Schwaner ($6.99, 1-5).
Angelina by Katharine Holabird returns in Angelina and Henry ($12.95, book and plush $24.95, 3-7) and Angelina Loves ($6.95, 3-7), both illus. by Helen Craig; Angelina Activity Book and Angelina Center Stage Sticker Book ($3.99 each paper, 3-7); Angelina and the Butterfly and Angelina and the Rag Doll by Holabird, illus. by Chris Hahner, based on the illustrations of Craig ($3.50 each paper, 3-7); Two Mice in a Boat, The Costume Ball, Angelina in the Wings and A Day at the Fair, from the scripts by Barbara Slade, based on the text by Holabird, art based on the illustrations of Craig ($3.50 each paper, 3-7); and Angelina Ballerina's 123, Angelina Ballerina's ABC, Angelina Ballerina's Colors and Angelina Ballerina's Shapes ($5.95 each board book, 3-7). New Matchbox Books by Justine Korman Fontes are Storm (with Radar Truck), illus. by David Schleinkofer; and Trash (with Refuse Truck), illus. by Lee MacLeod ($6.95 each, 3-up). And Barbie is back in Barbie as Rapunzel, based on the classic by the Brothers Grimm, illus. by Robert Sauber ($12.95, 3-up).
Joining The American Girls Collection are Meety Kaya, Kaya's Escape!, Kaya's Hero, Kaya and Lone Dog, Kaya Shows the Way and Changes for Kaya by Janet Shaw, illus. by Bill Farnsworth ($5.95 each, hardcover $12.95, 7-12). The American Girls Collection Gift and Activity Books offers Kit's Friendship Fun, illus. by Walter Rane, Ann Boyajian, Susan McAliley and Geri Stringenz-Bourget; and Samantha's Friendship Fun, illus. by Dan Andreasen and Boyajian, McAliley and Stringenz-Bourget ($12.95 each, 7-12); and The Best That I Can Be: Inspiring Words for American Girls, illus. by Jean-Paul Tibbles, Renée Graef, Andreasen, Dahl Taylor and others ($9.95, 7-up). And American Girl Library gains The Feelings Book: The Care & Keeping of Your Emotions by Lynda Madison, illus. by Norm Bendell ($8.95, 8-up); and the following titles by the editors of American Girl Library: Yikes! A Smart Girl's Guide to Surviving Tricky, Sticky, Icky Situations, illus. by Bonnie Timmons ($8.95, 8-up); Imagine: The Girl in the Painting; and Doll Hair: Styling Tips and Tricks for Dolls, illus. by Shawn Banner ($14.95 each, 8-up); I Can Do Anything!: Smart Cards for Strong Girls , illus. by Chris David ($6.95, 8-up); Christmas Crafts, illus. by Geri Bourget ($9.95, 8-up); and Letter Art Sticker Book ($7.95, 8-up); and Babysitter's Business Kit by Harriet Brown, illus. by Stephanie Roth ($12.95, 10-up).
AG Fiction issues Flying High, Pogo! by Constance Foland, illus. by Allen Brewer ($5.95, hardcover $14.95, 10-up). History Mysteries welcomes The Strange Case of Baby H by Kathryn Reiss, illus. by Douglas Fryer and Greg Dearth ($6.95, hardcover $10.95, 10-up). Masks—Book 11: Sunita by Laurie Halse Anderson joins Wild at Heart ($4.95, 10-up). And Girls of Many Lands greets Isabel: Taking Wing by Annie Dalton, illus. by Mark Elliott; Cécile: Gates of Gold by Mary Casanova, illus. by Jean-Paul Tibbles; Spring Pearl: The Last Flower by Laurence Yep, illus. by Kazuhiko Sano; Minuk: Ashes in the Pathway by Kirkpatrick Hill, illus. by Patrick Faricy; and Neela: Victory Song by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, illus. by Troy Howell ($7.95 each, hardcover $12.95, 10-up).
Adventures in Art and Architecture presents The Secret World of the Aztecs by Ferdinand Anton and Paul Klee: The Twittering Machine, Animal Images by Paul Klee by Christian Rümelin ($14.95 each, 8-up).
PRICE STERN SLOAN
Holiday Mood Swings by Jack Keely ($7.99) is a flip book revealing 30 holiday-themed faces. (All ages)
Christmas Surprises! by Kelli Chipponeri, illus. by Liz Conrad; and My Special Valentines by Chipponeri, illus. by Judith Moffatt ($5.99 each), are holiday board books with flaps to lift. (2-5)
Inside Noah's Ark by Charles Reasoner ($7.99) is a die-cut board book offering a peek inside the ark. (2-6)
The Stars Came Out on Christmas by William Boniface, illus. by Stephen Waterhouse ($10.99), is a counting tale with removable pieces. (3-7)
Cogs by Shirley Beckes ($19.99) features removable cogs that can be used throughout the story. (3-up)
Santa Claustrophobia by Mike Reiss, illus. by David Catrow ($10.99). Santa takes a much-needed vacation. (3-up)
Jay Jay the Jet Plane zooms on with Our Favorite Things by Kelli Chipponeri ($7.99, 2-5); Jay Jay's Christmas Adventure by Kirsten Larsen ($9.99, 2-5); and Snuffy's Thanksgiving by Chipponeri and Fire Engine Evan by Jenny Miglis ($3.49 each paper, 2-5). Count Down to Halloween! adds Five Little Ghosts and Five Little Pumpkins by William Boniface, illus. by Jerry Smath ($5.99 each, 3-up). And Top This! gains Santa's Sleigh Is Full by Boniface, illus. by Ronnie Rooney ($9.99, 3-6).
The Amazing Alphabet Maze Book, illus. by Patrick Baldus ($5.99), collects mazes and puzzles. (All ages)
Picture That! Halloween Puzzles and Christmas Puzzles by David LaRochelle ($4.99 each). Readers use grids to assemble holiday images. (All ages)
Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake, Baker Bear by Angela Brooksbank ($16.99) is a cloth lift-the-flap book packaged in a box. (up to 2)
D Is for Dreidel by Tanya Lee Stone, illus. by Dawn Apperley ($4.99), is a dreidel-shaped alphabet book. (2-5)
Countdown to Thanksgiving by Jodi Huelin, illus. by Keiko Motoyama; and Countdown to Valentine's Day by Huelin, illus. by Steve Haskamp ($3.99 each), are counting tales with holiday themes. (4-8)
The Witch's Handbook by Lori Summers and The Ghost Hunter's Handbook by Rachel Dickinson ($7.99 each) round up facts about witches; and tips for ghost hunting. (10-up)
New Mad Libs titles are Austin Powers Mad Libs, Haunted Mad Libs and Prime-Time Mad Libs by Roger Price and Leonard Stern ($3.99 each, all ages). Easy to Read! Easy to Draw! issues I Can Draw Animals and I Can Draw Cars & Trucks by Joan Holub, illus. by Holub and Dana Regan ($5.99 each, 4-8). Grossology gains Grossology and You by Sylvia Branzei, illus. by Jack Keely ($9.99, 8-up). And new Mighty Big Books are Knock Knock Jokes and Optical Illusions by Craig Yoe ($5.99 each, 8-up).
What's with My Body? The Girls' Book of Answers to Growing Up, Looking Good, and Feeling Great by Selene Yeager ($12.95) answers questions about puberty. (8-13)
Getting to Know the Real You by Harriet Mosatche and Elizabeth Lawner ($12.95) presents quizzes and advice. (8-13)
GirlWise: How to Be Confident, Capable, Cool and In Control by Julia DeVillers ($12.95) is a guide for the teen years. (12-17)
Merry Christmas, Emily! by Claire Masurel, illus. by Susan Calitri ($6.99). Emily celebrates Christmas with her family. (2-6)
Kwanzaa Kids by Joan Holub, illus. by Ken Wilson-Max ($6.99), is a lift-the-flap celebration of this holiday. (2-6)
My Funny Valentine by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Emily Bolam ($6.99). Readers lift flaps to follow the path of a Valentine that a boy mails. (2-6)
Sevens debuts with Shattered, Exposed, Pushed, Meltdown, Torn, Betrayal and Redemption ($1.77 each, 12-up). And Sweep continues with Eclipse, Reckoning and Full Circle by Cate Tiernan ($4.99 each, 12-up).
Just Enough by Teri Daniels, illus. by Harley Jessup ($6.99, 2-5); The Missing Mitten Mystery by Steven Kellogg and Gregory's Shadow by Don Freeman ($6.99 each, 2-6); Caribbean Dream by Rachel Isadora; Small Brown Dog's Bad Remembering Day by Mike Gibbie, illus. by Barbara Nascimbeni; and The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) by Philemon Sturges, illus. by Amy Walrod ($6.99 each, 3-7); Lucky Pennies and Hot Chocolate by Carol Diggory Shields, illus. by Hiroe Nakata ($5.99, 3-7); Hooray for Grandparents' Day! by Nancy Carlson; and Froggy's Best Christmas by Jonathan London, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz ($5.99 each, 3-8); I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson, illus. by Judith Byron Schachner; and Philipok by Leo Tolstoy, illus. by Gennady Spirin ($6.99 each, 3-8); With a Dog Like That, a Kid Like Me... by Michael J. Rosen, illus. by Ted Rand; Welcome Comfort by Patricia Polacco; Eight Animals on the Town by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Lee Chapman; and My Man Blue by Nikki Grimes, illus. by Jerome Lagarrigue ($6.99 each, 4-8); Fables from Aesop by Tom Lynch ($6.99, 4-up); Raising Sweetness by Diane Stanley, illus. by G. Brian Karas ($6.99, 5-8); Good Night, Good Knight by Shelley Moore Thomas, illus. by Jennifer Plecas ($3.99, 5-8); and Brother Eagle, Sister Sky, illus. by Susan Jeffers; and Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky ($7.99 each, 5-up).
Also, Silent Night by Will Moses; and The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen, illus. by Jerry Pinkney ($6.99 each, 5-up); Breakout at the Bug Lab by Ruth Horowitz, illus. by Joan Holub ($3.99, 6-9); The Arrow over the Door by Joseph Bruchac, illus. by James Watling; and Marvin and the Meanest Girl by Suzy Kline, illus. by Blanche Sims ($4.99 each, 7-10); If Wishes Were Horses by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock; Ask the Bones, selected and retold by Arielle North Olson and Howard Schwartz, illus. by David Linn; The Ghost Sitter by Peni R. Griffin; Hank's Story by Jane Buchanan; Charlie's Run by Valerie Hobbs; and Deep Doo-Doo and the Mysterious E-Mail by Michael Delaney ($5.99 each, 8-12); The Hollow Tree by Janet Lunn, Play to the Angel by Maurine Dahlberg, Magic Can Be Murder by Vivian Vande Velde, Rowan Hood: Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest by Nancy Springer, Goose Chase by Patrice Kindl, Marco's Millions by William Sleator, The Demon in the Teahouse by Thomas and Dorothy Hoobler, John Riley's Daughter by Kezi Matthews, Dancing in Cadillac Light by Kimberly Willis Holt and A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck ($5.99 each, 10-14); Private Captain by Marty Crisp and The Hero of Ticonderoga by Gail Gauthier ($6.99 each, 10-14); Fur-Ever Yours, Booker Jones by Betsy Duffey ($4.99, 10-14); Counterfeit Son by Elaine Marie Alphin ($5.99, 12-up); and Anne Frank and Me by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld ($6.99, 12-up).
Paperback Series Reprints
The Awful Aardvarks reprints The Awful Aardvarks Shop for School by Reeve Lindbergh, illus. by Tracey Campbell Pearson ($6.99, 3-8). Young Cam Jansen returns in Young Cam Jansen and the Library Mystery by David A. Adler, illus. by Susanna Natti ($3.99, 5-8). Lionel Easy-to-Read adds Lionel at School by Stephen Krensky, illus. by Susanna Natti ($3.99, 6-9). Louise reprints Louise, Soccer Star? by Krensky, illus. by Natti ($4.99, 7-9). Horrible Harry is back in Horrible Harry at Halloween by Suzy Kline, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz ($3.99, 7-10). Cam Jansen reappears in Cam Jansen and the Birthday Mystery by David A. Adler, illus. by Susanna Natti ($3.99, 7-10). Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives snoop on in The Case of the Gasping Garbage ($4.99, 7-11). Joining Time Warp Trio is Sam Samurai by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Adam McCauley ($4.99, 7-11). And Wolf Star by Tanith Lee joins The Claidi Journals ($5.99, 10-14).
Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake ($6.99, 3-8); Phoebe the Spy by Judith Berry Griffin, illus. by Margot Tomes ($5.99, 7-11); Danger at the Fair by Peg Kehret ($5.99, 8-12); Journey of the Sparrows by Fran Leeper Buss ($6.99, 8-12); and Wild Timothy by Gary Blackwood ($5.99, 10-14).
Paperback Series Reissues
Freddy the Pig reissues Freddy Goes to the North Pole and Freddy Plays Football by Walter R. Brooks, illus. by Kurt Wiese ($7.99, 8-up); and Vesper Holly adds The Philadelphia Adventure by Lloyd Alexander ($5.99, 10-14).
Who Sees the Lighthouse? by Ann Fearrington, illus. by Giles Laroche ($15.99). People from various locations follow a lighthouse's beacon. (All ages)
The Sands of Time by Michael Hoeye($14.99) is a sequel to Time Stops for No Mouse. (All ages)
Spot's Treasure Hunt by Eric Hill ($12.99). Spot follows clues to find six hidden treasures. (2-5)
K Is for Kitten by Niki Clark Leopold, illus. by Susan Jeffers ($15.99). In this alphabet tale, a kitten adjusts to her new home. (2-6)
Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop by Lisa Shulman, illus. by Ashley Wolff ($16.99). This farmer and his animals build a surprise for the babies on the farm. (2-6)
Eight Animals Bake a Cake by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Lee Chapman ($15.99). Are there too many chefs in the kitchen? (4-8)
Turtle in the Sea by Jim Arnosky ($15.99). A mother sea turtle must avoid sharks, boats and nets as she prepares to lay her eggs. (4-8)
Smack Dab in the Middle by Anita Riggio ($15.99). When it seems that no one in Rosie's extended family has time for her, she decides to run away. (4-8)
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett ($16.99). Greedy trolls threaten a Christmas feast. (4-8)
Broken Feather by Verla Kay, illus. by Stephen Alcorn ($15.99). White settlers begin to clear land and build houses around Broken Feather's homeland. (4-8)
Gumbrella by Barry Root ($15.99). Gumbrella opens an animal hospital but can't bear to part with the patients when they recover. (4-8)
Tiger, Tiger by Dee Lillegard, illus. by Susan Guevara ($16.99), tells what happens when Pocu finds a feather that can make flowers bloom. (4-8)
Bravemole by Lynne Jonell ($15.99). In this fable inspired by the events of September 11, Mole helps out when dragons attack the tallest molehills in the forest. (5-up)
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey by Maira Kalman ($16.99) tells of a retired New York City fireboat that helped put out the fires of September 11. (5-up)
Adelita: A Mexican Cinderella Story by Tomie dePaola ($16.99) gives this tale a Mexican setting. (5-up)
Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick ($16.99) adapts In the Heart of the Sea. (10-up)
Stand Tall by Joan Bauer ($16.99). Adjusting to his parents' divorce, a boy spends time with his grandfather, a Vietnam vet. (10-up)
A Is for Amber Easy-to-Read welcomes Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown and It's a Fair Day, Amber Brown by Paula Danziger, illus. by Tony Ross ($12.99 each, 5-9).
Board Book Reprints
Here Comes a Bus and Where's the Halloween Treat? by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Richard Brown ($6.99 each, 1-3); The Hat by Jan Brett ($7.99, 1-3); and Tomie's Little Christmas Pageant by Tomie dePaola ($7.99, 2-5).
It's Kwanzaa Time! by Linda and Clay Goss ($8.99, all ages); They Followed a Bright Star, based on a poem by Joan Alavedra, illus. by Ulises Wensell ($16.99); and Between Madison and Palmetto and Maizon at Blue Hill by Jacqueline Woodson ($16.99 each, Puffin paperback $5.99, 8-12).
One Bear, One Dog by Paul Stickland ($9.95) is a board-book tale featuring animals. (6 mos.-5 yrs.)
Bouncing Babies by Mike Brownlow ($13.95) spotlights the daily routines of babies. (6 mos.-5 yrs.)
Moonlight & Shadow by Elisabeth Jones, illus. by James Coplestone ($15.95). A colt faces his fears. (3-7)
The Grinch Pops Up! ($6.99) is a pop-up adaptation of the Dr. Seuss tale. (All ages)
The Little Fire Engine and The Little Train by Lois Lenski ($6.99 each) are board-book tales featuring these vehicles. (up to 4)
My First Nature Book, illus. by B. Bampton and A. Curti ($7.99), introduces animals on a farm, in the woods, in the rain forest and in the ocean. (up to 4)
Ballerina Bear by Shana Corey, illus. by Pamela Paparone ($14.95). Bertram and Bernice deliver a surprise when they dance together. (2-6)
The Wet Dry Book by Kate Spohn ($11.95). Each spread of this book looks and feels either wet or dry. (2-6)
The Forgetful Bears Help Santa by Larry Weinberg, illus. by Jason Wolff ($12.95). A fuzzy-headed bear family thinks Santa is a burglar. (4-7)
What's That Noise? by William Carman ($13.95). A boy sets out to discover the source of a noise. (5-8)
There's a Map in My Lap! by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz ($8.99). The Cat in the Hat introduces youngsters to maps. (5-8)
One More Valley, One More Hill: The Story of Aunt Clara Brown by Linda Lowery ($15.95) chronicles the life of this African-American pioneer. (8-up)
Down a Sunny Dirt Road by Stan and Jan Berenstain ($20) is an autobiography. (12-up)
Thomas returns in Thomas's Stop and Go Day ($8.99, 3-6); Thomas & Friends: The Special Delivery, illus. by Richard Courtney ($3.25 paper, 2-5); Shh! It's a Surprise ($5.99, 3-6) and All Around the Island ($11.99, 3-7); and Thomas Gets His Own Branch Line ($11.99, 4-8). And Junie B., First Grader adds Toothless Wonder by Barbara Park, illus. by Denise Brunkus ($11.95, 6-9).
Babar reissues The Story of Babar, The Travels of Babar, Babar the King, Babar and Zephir and Babar and His Children by Jean de Brunhoff ($15.95 each, 3-7). And The Berenstain Bears by Stan and Jan Berenstain presents The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree, Bears in the Night and Bears on Wheels ($8.99 each, 3-7); and The Big Honey Hunt, The Bear Scouts, The Bear Detectives, The Bears' Christmas and The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone ($8.99 each, 5-8).
Star Wars Attack of the Clones: Jedi Fabric Patch Book ($4.99) is a movie tie-in featuring a fabric patch (3-up).
Little Witch Takes Charge! by Deborah Hautzig, illus. by Sylvie Wickstrom ($3.25). When the members of her family come down with colds, Little Witch takes over. (4-6)
Star Wars Attack of the Clones: I Am a Bounty Hunter by Kerry Milliron ($3.25) includes photos from the Star Wars saga. (5-8)
Star Wars Attack of the Clones: Battle in the Arena by Justine and Ron Fontes ($3.25) recounts a sequence from the film. (5-8)
Toots Underground by Carol Hughes ($3.99) is a sequel to Toots and the Upside-Down House. (8-12)
Star Wars Attack of the Clones Trivia Challenge by Benjamin Harper ($3.99) presents questions about this movie. (8-up)
The Look-It-Up Book of the 50 States by Bill Gutman, illus. by Anne Wertheim ($12.99), is a reference providing info about each state. (10-13)
Step Into Reading adds Bambi's Hide-and-Seek; and Mouse Makes Magic by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook, illus. by Patrick Joseph ($3.99 each, 3-6); Fly, Dumbo, Fly!, A Pony for a Princess, Two Fine Ladies: Tea for Three by Antonia Zehler, One Hundred Shoes and Pooh's Honey Tree ($3.99 each, 4-6); George Washington and the General's Dog by Frank Murphy and Arthur's Back-to-School Surprise by Marc Brown ($3.99 each, 5-7); and Disney's Treasure Planet: Pirates Attack! ($3.99, 6-8). New Stepping Stone Books are Magic Tree House Research Guides, Titanic: A Nonfiction Companion to Tonight on the Titanic by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne ($4.99, 5-9); Magic Tree House: Good Morning, Gorillas and Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca ($3.99 each, 6-9); Disney's Treasure Planet: Jim's Journal ($3.99, 6-10); Andrew Lost: In the Bathroom and In the Kitchen by J.C. Greenburg; and A to Z Mysteries: The Runaway Racehorse by Ron Roy, illus. by John Steven Gurney ($3.99 each, 7-10). Landmark Books issues three titles by Lucille Recht Penner: Liberty!, illus. by David Wenzel; The Pilgrims at Plymouth, illus. by S.D. Schindler; and Westward Ho!, illus. by Bryn Barnard ($8.99 each, 6-up); The Pioneers Go West by George Stewart ($5.99, 9-up); and The American Revolution by Bruce Bliven Jr. ($5.99, 10-up).Oasis by Cathy Hapka joins Dinotopia ($3.99, 8-13). And 7th Heaven presents Sisters Through the Seasons by Amanda Christie ($4.99, 10-up).
Paperback Series Reprint
Junie B., First Grader reprints Junie B., First Grader (at last!) by Barbara Park, illus. by Denise Brunkus ($3.99, 6-9)
Alias: Declassified: The Official Companion Guide by Mark Cotta Vaz ($12.95) takes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the TV show Alias. (12-up)
The Angels Trilogy by Lurlene McDaniel ($6.99) binds together Angels Watching over Me, Lifted Up by Angels and Until Angels Close My Eyes. (12-up)
A Rose for Melinda by Lurlene McDaniel ($4.99) is a novel centering on an aspiring ballet dancer who is battling leukemia. (12-up)
The Haunted Shop is a new Young Mandie Mystery ($4.50, 7-10). Justice League by Michael Jan Friedman starts up with Secret Origins, In Darkest Night, The Price of Peace and The Gauntlet ($4.99 each, 8-12). Alias debuts with Recruited: An Alias Prequel by Lynn Mason ($5.99, 12-up). Replica by Marilyn Kaye adds All About Andy, War of the Clones and Amy, On Her Own ($4.50 each, 8-12). Myth Quest continues with Minokichi ($4.99, 10-up). And SVH Senior Year, created by Francine Pascal, has six additions ($4.50 each, 12-up). RANDOM HOUSE/CROWN
Ice Age Cave Bear: The Giant Bear That Terrified Ancient Humans by Barbara Hehner, illus. by Mark Hallett ($16.95), focuses on this species. (7-10)
Rats! The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Richard Conniff ($15.95) examines the world of this rodent. (8-12)
Model T: How Henry Ford Built a Legend by David Weitzman ($16.95) showcases this early auto. (8-up)
Board Book Reprint
Grow! Babies! by Penny Gentieu ($5.99, up to 4).
Ice Age Mammoth: Will This Ancient Giant Come Back to Life? by Barbara Hehner, illus. by Mark Hallett ($8.99, 7-10).
Quit It by Marcia Byalick ($15.95) is a novel about a seventh-grade girl with Tourette's syndrome. (8-12)
Islands of the Black Moon by Erica Farber and J.R. Sansevere ($15.95) is a fantasy centering on the great-granddaughter of a famous explorer. (8-12)
The Ghosts of Rathburn Park by Zilpha Keatley Snyder ($15.95) offers a tale about a ghostly dog and a mysterious girl. (8-12)
Dancing in the Streets of Brooklyn by April Lurie ($15.95). A girl learns a secret that makes her question her place in her family. (8-12)
The Girls Take Over by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor ($15.95). Boys and girls send bottles down a river to determine who will be king or queen for the day. (9-12)
Earthborn by Sylvia Waugh ($15.95) is a companion novel to Space Race. (10-up)
Secret Heart by David Almond ($15.95) introduces a shy boy who is an unlikely hero. (10-up)
Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson ($9.95) is a follow-up to Girls in Love. (12-up)
The Trap by Joan Lowery Nixon ($15.95). Julie spends the summer at a ranch where jewelry and other objects begin disappearing. (12-up)
Harmony by Rita Murphy ($15.95) introduces a girl with extraordinary powers. (12-up)
Remembrance by Theresa Breslin ($16.95) is a novel of romance, family and friendship, set during WWI. (12-up)
The Courtesan's Daughter by Priscilla Galloway ($16.95). A teenage girl fights for freedom from slavery in ancient Athens. (12-up)The Lightkeeper's Daughter by Iain Lawrence ($16.95). A girl's return to the island where she grew up unleashes bittersweet recollections and revelations. (14-up)
Bringing Up the Bones by Lara Zeises ($12.95). Bridget copes with the death of Benji, her best friend turned boyfriend. (14-up)
Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo? by Emma Chichester Clark ($6.99, 2-5); I Love to Cuddle by Carol Norac; illustrated by Claude K. Dubois ($6.99, 2-6); The Secret Footprints by Julia Alvarez, illus. by Fabian Negrin; and Vroomaloom Zoom by John Coy, illus. by Joe Cepeda ($6.99 each, 4-7); Me and the Measure of Things by Joan Sweeney, illus. by Annette Cable ($6.99, 4-8); Snow Pumpkin by Carole Lexa Schaefer, illus. by Pierr Morgan; Emily by Michael Bedard, illus. by Barbara Cooney; Crispin: The Pig Who Had It All by Ted Dewan; and Lucille's Snowsuit by Kathryn Lasky, illus. by Marylin Hafner ($6.99 each, 5-8); and Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth by Anne Rockwell, illus. by R. Gregory Christie ($6.99, 7-10).
Paperback in Spanish
Una biblioteca para Juana: El mundo de Sor Juana Ines (A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Ines) by Pat Mora, illus. by Beatriz Vidal ($6.99, 5-8).
Readers Circle Editions, which include discussion questions, author interviews and biographical information, issues Heaven Eyes by David Almond ($5.50, 10-up); Gathering Blue and The Giver by Lois Lowry ($6.50 each, 12-up); and Both Sides Now by Ruth Pennebaker ($5.50, 14-up).
The Jumping Tree by Rene Saldana Jr. ($5.50, 10-up); Girls in Love by Jacqueline Wilson ($4.99, 12-up); and Teen Angst? Naaah…: A Quasi-Autobiography by Ned Vizzini, The Ransom of Mercy Carter by Caroline B. Cooney, Guts: The True Stories BehindHatchetand the Brian Books by Gary Paulsen, Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher, The Year of My Indian Prince by Ella Thorp Ellis and Sights by Susanna Vance ($5.50 each, 12-up); Crooked by Laura and Tom McNeal ($5.50, 14-16); and Playing Without the Ball by Rich Wallace ($5.50, 14-up).
The Forgotten Helper: A Christmas Story by Lorrie Moore, illus. by T Lewis ($4.99, all ages); The Cats of Cuckoo Square: Blossom's Revenge and Picasso Perkins by Adèle Geras, illus. by Tony Ross; and Nate the Great San Francisco Detective by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat, illus. by Martha Weston ($4.50 each, 6-9); Caesar's Story: 1759 by Joan Lowery Nixon ($4.50, 7-11); Ghost Town: Seven Ghostly Stories by Joan Lowery Nixon; Mysterious Miss Slade by Dick King-Smith, illus. by Ann Kronheimer; and When Mules Flew on Magnolia Street by Angela Johnson ($4.99 each, 8-10); Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick and Nory Ryan's Song by Patricia Reilly Giff($5.50 each, 8-12); and The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson, illus. by Nick Sharratt; Storm Warriors by Elisa Carbone; and Spyhole Secrets by Zilpha Keatley Snyder; How Tia Lola Came to Visit Stay by Julia Alvarez; Captain Tweakerbeak's Revenge by Charles Haddad, illus. by Steve Pica; and Silver Dollar Girl by Katherine Ayres ($4.99 each, 8-12).
Also, Portraits of Little Women: Ghostly Tales: Four Stories by Susan Beth Pfeffer, illus. by Marcy Ramsey; and Portraits of Little Women: Christmas Dreams: Four Stories by Pfeffer, illus. by Ramsey and Laura Maestro ($4.50 each, 8-12); Akido in the Castle of Alia Rellapor by Mark Crilley ($4.99, 8-up); Black Angels by Rita Murphy ($4.99, 9-up); The Roundhill by Dick King-Smith ($4.99, 10-13); The Midnight Train Home by Erika Tamar, Fiddleback by Elizabeth Honey and Stealing South: A Story of the Underground Railroad by Katherine Ayres ($4.99 each, 10-14); Pure Dead Magic by Debi Gliori; More Short & Shivery: Thirty Terrifying Tales, retold by Robert D. San Souci, illus. by Katherine Coville and Jacqueline Rogers; Following Fake Man by Barbara Ware Holmes, illus. by Sarah Hokanson; What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows by Nora Raleigh Baskin; Betsy Zane, the Rose of Fort Henry by Lynda Durrant; and The Times They Used to Be by Lucille Clifton, illus. by E.B. Lewis ($4.99 each, 10-up).
Walt Disney's Brave Little Tailor and Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie ($8.99 each) recapture these classic Disney short films. (All ages)
Peek-a-Pooh! and Stretch and Play ($4.99 each). Kids lift flaps to see photos of children engaged in the same activities as Pooh and his pals. (up to 4)
Christmas Tails ($3.99). The pups from 102 Dalmatians prepare for the holiday. (up to 4)
A Pumpkin for Pooh ($3.99). Pooh and his friends bake a pumpkin pie. (up to 4)
Get Those Puppies! ($5.99). The Dalmatians escape from Cruella De Vil. (2-5)
Meet the Space Rangers ($5.99) is a board book introducing Buzz and the Space Rangers. (2-5)
A Princess Is… ($5.99) is a pop-up, lift-the-flap look at Disney heroines. (2-5)
Pooh's Fuzzy Friends ($11.99). This large-format board book features the fuzzy faces of Pooh and pals. (3-5)
Royal Rooms and Pretty Places ($7.99). Cinderella, Snow White and others reveal their favorite rooms in fairy-tale castles. (3-6)
Bright and Beautiful ($8.99). Gatefold pages open to show Disney princesses. (3-8)
Beauty and the Beast ($3.25). A retelling of this tale. (5-8)
The Sweetest of Hearts ($9.99) is a heart-shaped pop-up book featuring Disney heroines. (4-8)
My First Disney Stories introduces Dumbo and The Jungle Book ($4.99 each, up to 4). Disney Padded Board Books debuts with Good Night, Sweet Princess and Good Night, Brave Prince! ($7.99 each, 2-5). Launching Disney Funny Face Books are Ariel's Fishy Face Contest, Made You Laugh!, Tigger's Sillerific Day and Bugged Out! ($4.99 each, 2-5). New Disney Finger Fun Books are Circus Friends and Snow White's Wishes ($4.99 each, 2-5). Disney Favorite Friend Books welcomes Snow White and Cinderella ($5.99 each, 2-5). Disney Friendship Boxes greets Monsters to Go! and The Princess Collection 2 ($9.99 each, 3-8). And new Read-Aloud Story Books are Disney's Treasure Planet and Disney Princess ($8.99 each, 3-8).
Going Buggy ($3.25). Buzz and Woody work together to get rid of bothersome bugs. (2-5)
Space Action! and Enchanting Treasures ($6.99 each) are sticker book tales featuring Buzz Lightyear and Disney princesses. (3-8)
Disney's Treasure Planet: Space Case ($3.25) ties into this Disney film. (5-8)
The Scariest One of All ($3.25). The evil queen from Snow White pulls out her book of spooky spells at a costume party. (5-8)
Cinderella ($3.25) retells this fairy tale. (5-8)
The Smartest Guy in the Galaxy ($3.25). Buzz Lightyear rescues his robotic buddy. (5-8)
Disney's Treasure Planet ($4.99) is a junior novelization of this film. (9-12)
The Children's Book of Home & Family, edited by William J. Bennett, illus. by Michael Hague ($19.95), compiles stories, poems and biographies. (All ages)
It Was You, Blue Kangaroo! by Emma Chichester Clark ($15.95). Blue Kangaroo is in big trouble with Lily's mother. (2-5)
Andrew's Bright Blue T-Shirt by Jessica Wollman, illus. by Ana López Escrivá ($14.95). Andrew loves his brother's hand-me-down shirt so much he refuses to take it off. (3-6)
Stolen Smile by Thierry Robberecht, illus. by Philippe Goossens ($14.95). Sophie is determined to retrieve her stolen smile. (3-7)
Clarence the Copy Cat by Patricia Lakin, illus. by John Manders ($15.95). Will Clarence be evicted from the town library when the librarians discover he can't catch mice? (4-8)
Superhero Max by Lawrence David, illus. by Tara Calahan King ($15.95). In order to make friends at his new school, Max poses as a superhero. (5-8)
Board Book Reprint
I Love You So Much by Carol Norac, illus. by Claude K. Dubois ($5.99, 2-6).
Shark in the Park! by Nick Sharratt ($14.95) is a tale featuring pages with die-cut holes. (2-6)
The Shell House by Linda Newbery ($15.95) presents a novel portraying love and spirituality over two generations. (12-16)
RANDOM HOUSE/GOLDEN BOOKS
Pat the Bunny: Shake, Shake, Bunny ($7.99) and Pat the Bunny: Bunny's ABC's ($9.99) present this tale packaged with a maraca; and with a button to press to hear a song. (up to 3)
Don't Forget to Flush! by Melissa Lagonegro, illus. by Amanda Haley ($12.99), is a book that makes a flushing sound. (up to 4)
What's in Santa's Bag? by Melissa Lagonegro ($7.99) offers a book and plush toy. (up to 5)
The Nutcracker by Sue Kassirer ($2.99). Barbie stars as Clara in this retelling of the ballet. (2-5)
Beauty and the Beast ($3.25) retells this story. (5-8)
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, retold by Emma Gelders Sterne and Barbara Lindsay, illus. by Gustaf Tenggren ($19.95), presents this classic tale. (6-up)
Precious Moments gains How Do You Know It's Christmas? by Linda Masterson, illus. by Samuel J. Butcher ($4.99. 2-5). Little Golden Books adds The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas by Justine Korman, illus. by Jean Chandler ($2.99, 2-5); 60 Years of Little Golden Books: Limited Edition Anniversary Collection ($17.99, 2-5); and Cinderella and Pinocchio ($2.99 each, 4-7). New Bob the Builder titles are Bob's Animal Rescue and Bob Saves the Day ($5.99 each paper, 2-6); Bob's Team ($14.99, 3-6); and Scruffy Helps Out and The Very Busy Day ($9.99 each, 3-6). Joining Road to Reading are Adam Sharp, London Calling by George Edward Stanley, illus. by Guy Francis; Wild Cats by Mary Batten, illus. by Michael Langham Rowe; and Gold Rush Winter by Claire Rudolph Murphy, illus. by Richard Waldrep ($3.99 each, 7-8); and Miami Sees It Through by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, illus. by Michael Chesworth; and Are There Bears in Starvation Lake? by Gloria Whelan, illus. by Lynne Cravath ($3.99 each, 7-9). Road to Writing presents Odd Jobs by Sarah Albee, illus. by Dave Clegg; Wild West by Megan McDonald, illus. by Richard Torrey ($3.99 each, 7-8); and Spaced Out by Michelle Knudsen, illus. by Matt Phillips; and Back in Time by George Edward Stanley, illus. by Dennis Dittrich ($3.99 each, 7-9).
Barbie returns in Barbie As Rapunzel: The Storybook ($3.29, up to 8).
Bilbo's Last Song by J.R.R. Tolkien, illus. by Pauline Baynes ($12.95), offers this epilogue to The Lord of the Rings. (All ages)
Spider on the Floor by Raffi, illus. by True Kelley ($6.99), is a board book presenting this song. (up to 4)
Snow by Manya Stojic ($15.95) reveals animals frolicking in the snow. (3-6)
Baghead by Jarrett Krosoczka ($15.95). What is Josh hiding under the brown bag he has over his head? (4-7)
Gaspard and Lisa's Christmas Surprise by Anne Gutman and Georg Hallensleben ($9.95). Gaspard and Lisa must find a present for their teacher. (4-8)
New York's Bravest by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher ($15.95), is a tall tale based on the life of New York City firefighter Mose Humphrey. (5-8)
Andiamo, Weasel! by Rose Marie Grant, illus. by Jon Goodell ($15.95). This tale of a weasel imparts a message about self-esteem. (5-8)
Silly & Sillier: Read-Aloud Tales from Around the World by Judy Sierra, illus. by Valeri Gorbachev ($19.95), collects 20 stories. (5-8)
Heaven's All-Star Jazz Band by Don Carter ($15.95) celebrates American jazz legends. (5-8)
A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Ines by Pat Mora, illus. by Beatriz Vidal ($15.95), centers on this Mexican poet. (5-8)
Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age by Raymond Briggs ($15.95). A boy genius refuses to accept the limitations of the world in which he lives. (8-up)
Trout and Me by Susan Shreve ($15.95) tells of two friends who have ADD—and a reputation for troublemaking. (9-13)
Pure Dead Wicked by Debi Gliori ($15.95) is a follow-up to Pure Dead Magic. (10-up)
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen ($15.95). Roy becomes involved in an environmental cause when he befriends a runaway boy. (10-up)
Remote Man by Elizabeth Honey ($15.95). Can five kids on four continents foil a criminal? (10-up)
The True Prince by J.B. Cheaney ($15.95) centers on a young London actor. (10-up)
Chewing the Cud: An Extraordinary Life Remembered by the Author of Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith ($16.95) is a memoir of this author's life. (10-up)
Quiver by Stephanie Spinner ($15.95) retells the myth of Atalanta, the fleet-footed Greek warrior. (12-up)
Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez ($15.95). Anita must overcome her fears and fly to freedom. (12-up)
Girl Coming in for a Landing: A Novel in Poems by April Halprin Wayland ($14.95) chronicles a year in the life of a teenage girl. (12-up)
A Small Miracle by Peter Collington ($15.95, all ages); Frederick and His Friends: Four Favorite Fables by Leo Lionni ($24.95, 4-8); Firemouse by Nina Barbaresi ($12.95, 5-8); Blackberries in the Dark by Mavis Jukes, illus. by Thomas B. Allen ($14.95, 7-11); The Twits by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake ($15.95, 7-11); Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, illus. by Blake ($15.95, 8-12); and Dorp Dead by Julia Cunningham ($14.95, 10-14).
The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman ($11.95 each, 12-up); and His Dark Materials Box Set by Pullman ($35.85, 12-up).
Charlotte's Rose by Ann Cannon ($15.95). Carrying a baby strapped to her back, a girl crosses the Mormon Trail in 1856. (8-12)
Sparks by Graham McNamee ($15.95). Todd is promoted from the special needs class to fifth grade. (8-12)
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff ($15.95) centers on a girl who has moved from one foster home to another. (8-13)
Song of Sampo Lake by William Durbin ($15.95). A family of Finnish immigrants starts a new life in Minnesota. (10-up)
Tribes by Arthur Slade ($15.95). Percy learns the truth about the disappearance of his anthropologist father, who died in Africa four years earlier. (12-up)
RANDOM HOUSE/PARA NIÑOS
Titles in Spanish
Elmo's World: ¡Comida! (Food!); and ¡Perritos! (Dogs!) by John Barrett, illus. by Mary Beth Nelson ($4.99 each, up to 4); and Un paseo con los insectos (Going Buggy) ($3.25, 5-8).
Series in Spanish
New to Early Step into Reading is ¡Ord come una pizza! (Ord Eats a Pizza!) by Irene Trimble, illus. by Peter Panas ($3.99, 3-6). Step into Reading presents ¡Feliz cumpleaños, Tomás! (Happy Birthday, Thomas!), illus. by Owain Bell ($3.99, 3-6). And new Read-Aloud Storybooks are Un Cuento Contado: Disney: La Bella y la Bestia (Beauty and the Beast) and Un Cuento Contado: Bianca Nieves y los siete enanos (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs) ($8.99 each, 3-8).
RANDOM HOUSE/SESAME WORKSHOP
I Don't Want to Live on the Moon ($6.99) is a board-book tale that travels to the moon. (up to 4)
Imagination Song ($6.99) presents this song from Sesame Street. (up to 4)
Big Enough for a Bed and Big Enough for a Bike ($4.99 each). In these board books, Elmo is too big for a crib; and Zoe is ready to ride a bike. (up to 4)
Cassie's Caterpoozle, illus. by Joe Mathieu ($7.99). Cassie learns to care for her pet. (up to 4)
Elmo's World: Computers! and Space! ($7.99 each, 2-5) and Pets! ($7.99, 3-6) are tales starring Elmo.
Elmo's Birthday Party, illus. by Maggie Swanson ($7.99). Elmo celebrates his birthday in this touch-and-feel book. (2-5)
To Moon Castle, illus. by Robin Cuddy ($7.99), is a Dragon Land adventure featuring various textures. (2-5)
Ballerina Zoe ($7.99). This tale of an aspiring ballerina includes glitter stickers. (2-5)
Dragon Land Wonderland ($7.99) offers a story with reusable stickers. (3-6)
Sesame Street Workshop Puppet Books launches with Going to the Zoo! and Clap Your Hands! ($10.99 each, up to 4).
Hooray for Our Heroes! ($3.25). The residents of Sesame Street discover that there are heroes everywhere. (3-6)
It Takes Two ($3.25) centers on a two-headed dragon. (3-6)
Don't Forget to Remember ($3.25). Quetzal plans a surprise for the dragons and children. (3-6)
Touch and Feel Bible Stories, retold by Beverly Larson, illus. by Sarah Dillard ($9.99), presents biblical tales and textures to feel. (18 mos.-3 yrs.)
Sweet Dreams, Pooh! ($24.99) packages three board books with three plush toys. (2-6)
I Will Always Love You by Jane Gerver, illus. by Trace Moroney ($12.99). A mother panda reassures her young one. (2-6)
Wildlife Atlas: A Complete Guide to Animals and Their Habitats by John Farndon ($29.95) includes facts about more than 1,000 species. (14-up)
Fisher-Price Little People offers Christmastime Is Here! by Ellen Weiss ($9.99, 18 mos.-5 yrs.) and Meet Michael's Dentist by Lori Froeb ($7.99, 18 mos.-5 yrs.). The First Bible Collection gains Baby's Bedtime Bible Stories, retold by Allia Zobel-Nolen, illus. by Moira Maclean ($11.95, 1-3); and A Child's First Prayers, retold by Dee Ann Grand, illus. by Charlotte Roerderer ($12.99, 3-6). Peekaboo Books issues Boo! To You, Too! and Witchie's Surprise Treat by Hallie Wien, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church ($5.99 each, 1-4). New to Lift-the-Flap Books is Lift-the-Flap Bible Adventures, retold by Allia Zobel-Nolan, illus. by Trace Moroney ($10.99, 2-6). Shake It Up! by Janelle Cherrington, illus. by Tom Leigh, joins Bear in the Big Blue House ($7.99, 2-5). Sliding Surprise Books adds One Special Gift and The Christmas Surprise by Desmond Finbarr, illus. by Susi Adams Cowley ($5.99 each, 2-6). New Barbie titles are My Glamour Night by Lisa Gillian ($8.99, 3-5); Wheel of Fashion by Jill Goldowsky ($8.99, 3-6); Barbie as Rapunzel: A Magical Princess Story, retold by Beth Rogers ($9.99, 3-9); Enchanted Fairy Tales Storybook and Necklace by Goldowsky ($14.99, 5-9); and Sleepover Fun! by Sara Miller ($12.99 paper, 5-9). And Tonka Mighty Movers rolls on with Emergency Rescue! by Lori Froeb, illus. by Thomas LaPadula ($14.99, 3-6).
Make Your Own Christmas Cards by Debra Starnella, illus. by Shirley Beckes ($7.99), includes directions and materials for making cards. (5-up)
Easy Bake Party Planner ($5.99) offers recipes and party-planning tips. (8-up)
(Trafalgar Square, dist.)
Falling Angels by Colin Thompson ($9.95, 5-8).
My Water Comes from the Mountains by Tiffany Fourment, illus. by Dorothy Emerling ($19.95, paper $8.95), examines the water cycle, from evaporation to glacier formation. (6-9)
In the Footsteps of the Mummy by Robert Pickering, illus. by Alice Gemmell ($14.95), presents the journal of a fictional archeologist who discovers a mummy. (8-12)
The Fossil Factory: A Kid's Guide to Digging Up Dinosaurs, Exploring Evolution, and Finding Fossils by Niles Eldredge, Douglas Eldredge and Gregory Eldredge, illus. by True Kelley and Steve Lindblom ($12.95, 4-8).
The New Alphabet of Animals by Christopher Wormell ($18.95) is an ABC book featuring linoleum-block art. (All ages)
A Christmas Carol: The Heirloom Edition by Charles Dickens, illus. by Christian Birmingham ($16.95), presents this classic with new art. (All ages)
The Family Treasury of Classic Christmas Carols, illus. by Sara Gibbs($9.98), includes 19 songs. (All ages)
The Classic Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen, retold by Margaret Clark, illus. by Christian Birmingham ($9.95), offers eight tales. (All ages)
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, illus. by N.C.Wyeth ($9.98), presents this classic novel. (All ages)
Snowman in a Box by Nancy Armstrong, illus. by Adam McCauley ($9.95), features instructions and materials for building a snowman. (All ages)
Charlene Loves to Make Noise by Barbara Bottner, illus. by Alexander Stadler ($15.95), introduces a shy six-year-old who plays the drums. (4-8)
If You Listen by Charlotte Zolotow, illus. by Stefano Vitale ($15.95). A mother comforts her daughter in her father's absence. (4-8)
Secret Codes by Robert Jackson ($19.95). This kit contains instructions and materials to send messages and decipher codes. (8-12)
Master Magician by Sandy Ransford ($19.95) offers budding magicians directions and materials to perform tricks. (8-12)
Lift the Lid on Gladiators by Philip Wilkinson ($19.95) packages a book on Roman gladiators with a model of a gladiator and maps of the Roman empire. (8-12)
Real Cooking for Kids: Inside-Out Spaghetti, Lucky Duck, and More Recipes for the Junior Chef by Rob Seideman ($14.95) collects recipes and menus from the children's program at the Cooking School of Aspen. (8-13)
Robotix Workshop by Greg Vogt and Deborah Shearer ($19.95) is a package containing a book with materials to make robots. (8-up)
The Weather Tracker's Kit by Gregory Aaron ($19.95) provides a book and weather-station components for aspiring meteorologists. (8-up) Series
Magic Wand Adventures starts up with Animals, Beach Fun, Bugs and Silly Hats by Rachele Keith, illus. by Hideko Takahashi ($9.95 each, 18 mos.-3 yrs.).
Joe Kubert's Comic Book Studio by Joe Kubert ($15.95) includes an instruction book, paper, pencils and a blank book for aspiring comic-book creators. (All ages)