Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles including a picture book variation of Mesoamerican stories, a poetic middle grade novel about a swimmer’s passion, a graphic novel series addition about a superhero pig heading to summer camp, a metafictional picture book, and more.

Ancient Night by David Álvarez with David Bowles. Levine Querido, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-64614-251-4. In this twined variation of several Mesoamerican stories, the earth’s firmament is lit every evening thanks to Rabbit, but when crafty Opossum cracks the moon the orb loses its radiance, and the now-regretful animal must find a way to illuminate the world. The picture book received a starred review from PW.

Aniana del Mar Jumps In by Jasminne Mendez. Dial, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-593-53181-5. Passionate swimmer Aniana del Mar hides her swimming from her protective mother until an injury forces her to reckon her love of the sport with her family’s difficult history. The middle grade book received a starred review from PW.

Batpig: Go Pig or Go Home by Rob Harrell. Dial, $14.99; ISBN 978-0-593-53194-5. The third graphic novel in the Batpig Book series follows Gary Yorkshire and his friends as they tackle changes in their friendship and face an aquatic villain while attending Camp Moldy Snout for the summer.

The Book That No One Wanted to Read by Richard Ayoade, illus. by Tor Freeman. Walker US, $17.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-2216-6. A child discovers The Book That No One Wanted to Read and as they develop a telepathic connection, the book reveals new sides to itself.

Corner by ZO-O, trans. from the Korean by Ellen Jang. Owlkids, $19.95; ISBN 978-1-77147-532-7. A crow-like bird contemplates the empty corner of the title, which fits neatly into the gutter between the pages. The picture book received a starred review from PW.

Dear Medusa by Olivia A. Cole. Labyrinth Road, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-593-48573-6. High school student Alicia faces the trauma of her sexual assault at the hands of a beloved teacher in this novel in verse. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

Different for Boys by Patrick Ness, illus. by Tea Bendix. Walker US, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-2889-2. Ant Stevenson’s flirtatious relationship with his best friend Charlie comes into question when he develops a bond with classmate Jack. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

Eb & Flow by Kelly J. Baptist. Crown, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-593-42913-6. Black seventh graders Ebony “Eb” Wilson and De’Kari “Flow” Flood contemplate conflict and accountability after an incident that sees them both suspended from school.

Elena Rides by Juana Medina. Candlewick, $9.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-1635-6. An enthusiastic elephant experiences the joys and downfalls of mastering riding her bike. The picture book received a starred review from PW.

Enter the Body by Joy McCullough. Dutton, $18.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-5934-0675-5. In this novel in verse, McCullough explores the inner lives of William Shakespeare’s most famous tragic heroines.

Flowerheart by Catherine Bakewell. HarperTeen, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06321-459-0. When magic-wielding Clara Lucas accidentally curses her father, she enlists her former best friend Xavier to help her learn a difficult spell that could save her father’s life. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

The Girl from Earth’s End by Tara Dairman. Candlewick, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-2480-1. Henna Quinn-Correira heads to a plant sciences academy to gain access to a plant that could save her father’s life. The middle grade book received a starred review from PW.

Hoops by Matt Tavares. Candlewick, $22.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-0136-9. In this graphic novel set in the 1970s after the minting of Title IX, fictional high schooler, Judi Wilson, dreams of scoring the winning basket during a championship game.

How to Talk Like a Bear by Charlie Grandy, illus. by Alex G. Griffiths. Penguin/Flamingo, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-593-35066-9. A bear teaches young readers how to effectively communicate through “roars.”

I Will Find You Again by Sarah Lyu. Simon & Schuster, $19.99; ISBN 978-1-5344-6515-2. High-achieving student Chase Ohara struggles with grief following her ex-girlfriend’s death. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

A Long Stretch of Bad Days by Mindy McGinnis. HarperCollins/Tegen, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-0632-3036-1. Lydia Chass teams up with classmate Bristal for a true-crime podcast on a 1994 unsolved murder that dredges up secrets about their small town.

The Memory Eater by Rebecca Mahoney. Razorbill, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-593-52460-2. Orphaned teen Alana oversees keeping a memory eating monster captive and must face the pain of her own memories when it manages to escape. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

One Day by Joanna Ho, illus. by Faith Pray. HarperCollins, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-06-305692-3. Moving through a day—from morning wake-up to bedtime story—with an infant son, a parent shares the dreams and hopes they carry for their child as he finds his way in the wider world.

Ramen for Everyone by Patricia Tanumihardja, illus. by Shiho Pate. Atheneum, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-6659-0435-3. Ramen-enthusiast Hiro attempts to assemble the perfect bowl of ramen.

The Sister Split by Auriane Desombre. Delacorte, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-5935-6868-2. Fearful of collapsing their separate lives into one, 12-year-olds Autumn and Linnea plan to break up their parent’s impending wedding.

Stateless by Elizabeth Wein. Little, Brown, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-31659-124-9. In this historical novel set in 1937, 17-year-old Stella North competes in a European air race as the only female contestant, and suspects sabotage when she witnesses the death of a competitor.

This Is a Story by John Schu, illus. by Lauren Castillo. Candlewick, $17.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-0452-0. A librarian helps a child find just the right picture book.

To the Other Side by Erika Meza. HarperCollins/Tegen, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-0630-7316-6. Two unaccompanied, Latinx-cued children head for the U.S.-Mexico border, persevering as their journey becomes more difficult. The picture book received a starred review from PW.

The Tree and the River by Aaron Becker. Candlewick, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-2329-3. Readers follow a single tree’s life cycle against a changing backdrop of human conflicts, technological change, and natural events. The picture book received a starred review from PW.

Turtles of the Midnight Moon by María José Fitzgerald. Knopf, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-593-48870-6. Twelve-year-olds Barana and Abby come together to save turtles when poachers threaten the animals’ nesting season.

Twenty Questions by Mac Barnett, illus. by Christian Robinson. Candlewick, $17.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-1513-7. Barnett and Robinson’s latest picture book collaboration asks readers a series of questions that require scouring the images to find answers.

Wants vs. Needs vs. Robots by Michael Rex. Nancy Paulsen Books $18.99; ISBN 978-0-593-53009-2. In this companion picture book to Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots, robots help young readers to differentiate between essentials and desire through humorous comparisons.

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