Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles including a graphic novel debut set in the ’90s, a picture book about a magical wish-granting fish, a YA book about surviving a modern-day witch hunt, and more.

Alterations by Ray Xu. Union Square, $24.99; ISBN 978-1-454-94584-0; $14.99 paper ISBN 978-1-4549-4585-7. In Xu’s debut graphic novel set in 1990s Toronto, Chinese Canadian middle schooler Kevin Lee uses a trip to an amusement park to rid himself of an unsavory new nickname.

The Fish of Small Wishes by Elana K. Arnold, illus. by Magdalena Mora. Roaring Brook, $18.99; ISBN 978-1-2507-6532-1. Kiki encounters a fish that offers her a wish, but there’s a catch that proves to be the key to change.

The Invocations by Krystal Sutherland Penguin/Paulsen, $20.99; ISBN 978-0-593-53226-3. Grieving schoolgirl Zara Jones and cursed heiress Jude Wolf seek out the help of orphan witch Emer when they learn that someone is stalking and killing women with magic. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

Jimmy’s Rhythm & Blues: The Extraordinary Life of James Baldwin by Michelle Meadows, illus. by Jamiel Law. HarperCollins, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-327347-4. This picture book biography traces the life of the author from his upbringing in Harlem to his career as a writer and activist. The picture book received a starred review from PW.

Just Say Yes by Goldy Moldavsky. Holt, $22.99; ISBN 978-1-25086-324-9. In this novel set in 2006, Peruvian American Jimena Ramos, a high school senior, plans to find a husband when she learns that her family has overstayed their visas after emigrating from Peru.

Just Shy of Ordinary by A.J. Sass. Little, Brown, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-316-50617-5. Nonbinary tween Shai Stern hopes to alleviate her anxiety by entering public school and navigates changes in friendships and complications with a crush. The middle grade book received a starred review from PW.

The Last Stand by Antwan Eady, illus. by Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey. Knopf, $18.99; ISBN 978-0-593-48057-1. When the owner of the last farmer’s market stand in a close-knit Black community becomes too tired to continue his business, his son takes over and invites support from the neighborhood. The picture book received a starred review from PW.

Poemhood: Our Black Revival: History, Folklore & the Black Experience: A Young Adult Poetry Anthology Edited by Taylor Byas, Erica Martin, and Amber McBride. HarperTeen, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-06-322528-2. Thirty-seven writers present an anthology that seeks to encapsulate the depth and diversity of Black experiences through poetry. The anthology received a starred review from PW.

Wander in the Dark by Jumata Emill. Delacorte, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-593-65185-8. Black 17-year-old Amir Trudeau becomes the prime suspect in the murder case of his white classmate and turns to his half-brother Marcel to help prove his innocence. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

Yours from the Tower by Sally Nicholls. Walker Books US, $17.99; ISBN 978-1-5362-2319-4. After teens Tirzah, Sophia, and Polly leave boarding school and embark on separate lives, they keep their friendship afloat via letters. The YA book received a starred review from PW.

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