Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles, including a queer YA romance, a speculative YA airport adventure, a picture book highlighting a boy’s love of music, a picture book featuring TikTok’s beloved pug, and more.

Home Field Advantage by Dahlia Adler. Wednesday, $19.99; ISBN 978-1-250-76584-0. Closeted cheerleader Amber wants to become captain of her Florida school’s cheer squad and avoid the possibility of being outed, but when she meets newcomer Jack, who struggles with the school’s inability to accept her as a football player, their bond may outweigh Amber’s fears. The YA book earned a starred review from PW.

Before Takeoff by Adi Alsaid. Knopf, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-593-37576-1. During a layover in Atlanta, teens James and Thai begin to form a friendship, but the airport dissolves into chaos once the travelers discover apocalypse-level natural disasters happening outside. The YA book earned a starred review from PW.

Music Is a Rainbow by Bryan Collier. Little, Brown, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-316-53742-1. Trying to embody a piece of loving advice from his father, a boy searches for joy and finds it in the beauty of music.

Noodle and the No Bones Day by Jonathan Graziano, illus. by Dan Tavis. McElderry, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-665-92710-9. Featuring TikTok sensation Noodle, this picture book follows the pug and his owner Jonathan as they navigate Noodles’s first day of self-care, also known as No Bones Day.

Something Beautiful by Lita Judge. Atheneum, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-534-48513-6. A trio of animal friends already have each other, but discover the power of open-mindedness when they give a potential new pal a chance.

Forging Silver into Stars by Brigid Kemmerer. Bloomsbury YA, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-5476-0912-3. In this story set in Kemmerer’s Cursebreaker universe, friends Jax and Callyn live under pro-magic rule in Syhl Shallow, despite the growing number of rebels. The pair’s agreement to sneak secret messages between rebellious cohorts lands them in trouble when the King starts looking for traitors.

A Little Bit Country by Brian D. Kennedy. HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-308565-7. Over the course of a summer working at a Dollywood-inspired theme park, country superstar hopeful Emmett and financially pressured Luke must work together to make both of their dreams come true.

Slip by Marika McCoola, illus. by Aatmaja Pandya. Algonquin, $17.95; ISBN 978-1-61620-789-2. Following the suicide attempt of her best friend, Jade struggles at art camp to focus on her big ceramics project, until her art comes to life to help her face her emotions.

Leave It to Plum! by Matt Phelan. Greenwillow, $16.99; 978-0-06-307916-8. At the Athensville Zoo, peacocks like Plum are free to roam, much to the envy of the other caged animals. When the peacocks are set up for ruining the park, Plum resolves to find a solution to help all the animals at the zoo.

Tâpwê and the Magic Hat by Buffy Sainte-Marie, illus. by Buffy Sainte-Marie and Michelle Alynn Clement. Greystone Kids, $17.95; ISBN 978-1-77-164546-1. Right before a trip to visit family, Tâpwê is gifted a magic hat that houses living creatures, meant to help him deal with tricksters he meets on his journey.

Frances in the Country by Liz Garton Scanlon, illus. by Sean Qualls. Holiday House/Porter, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-82344-332-1. A visit to the country proves to be an opportunity for fresh perspective and appreciation for busy city-kid Frances. The picture book earned a starred review from PW.

The Secret Battle of Evan Pao by Wendy Wan-Long Shang. Scholastic Press, $17.99; ISBN 978-1-338-67885-7. After feeling disappointed for failing to uncover his father’s lies, Evan Pao learns to trust his instincts in his new town where he is the only Asian American student. The middle grade book earned a starred review from PW.

Don't Worry, Murray by David Ezra Stein. HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-06-284524-5. A small pup worries about problems big and small, but finds solace in his patient human, who is always around with words of reassurance. The picture book earned a starred review from PW.

This Place Is Still Beautiful by XiXi Tian. HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-06-308602-9. Flanagan sisters Annalie and Maragret have long had a complicated relationship, but following a racist attack at their family home, the two struggle to reconcile and agree on how to move forward. The YA book earned a starred review from PW.

I Want to Be a Vase by Julio Torres, illus. by Julian Glander. Atheneum, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-53-449390-2. A toilet plunger longs to be a vase, awakening the desires of its fellow household items. The picture book earned a starred review from PW.

Hell Followed with Us by Andrew Joseph White. Peachtree Teen, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-68263-324-3. When an ecofascist cult wipes out the planet with a deadly virus and forces Ben to become its perfect host, Ben makes an escape and attempts to help a ragtag team of teens before the virus destroys him. The YA book earned a starred review from PW.

Wretched Waterpark by Kiersten White. Delacorte, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-593-37904-2. A night at a mysterious haunted waterpark requires twins Theodora and Alexander to fight against mystical forces, as they unravel secrets about their family history.

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