Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles, including a YA novel set in Chicago, a story about a boy and his grandfather, the tale of a foodie pageant, and more.

The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert. Little, Brown, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-316-44856-7. Stonewall Award–winner Colbert (Little & Lion) offers a thrilling tale of first love, in this coming-of-age story of a young black woman in Chicago. The book earned a starred review from PW.

Looking for Yesterday by Alison Jay. Candlewick, $16.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-0421-6. In this picture book, a boy and his grandfather bond over a fantastical journey.

Frankie’s Favorite Food by Kelsey Garrity-Riley. Tundra, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-7352-6431-1. As classmates prepare to dress as their favorite eats for a school play, foodie Franklin cannot bear to narrow things down.

If Pluto Was a Pea by Gabrielle Prendergast, illus. by Rebecca Gerlings. McElderry, $17.99; ISBN 978-1-5344-0435-9. In this informative and friendly story, two children spend a night camping and stargazing in a backyard.

As Many Nows as I Can Get by Shana Youngdahl. Dial, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-525-55385-4. Embracing Einstein’s theories of time, debut YA author Youngdahl offers a complex, compassionately written love story about a freshman college student whose past is very much a part of her present.

For more children’s and YA titles on sale throughout the month of August, check out PW’s full On-Sale Calendar.