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Grama’s Gift by Evelyn Johnson, illus. by Joan Bonney (July 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0983359364) is the story of a grandmother’s survival of cancer. Ages 6 to 10.



Get “Into” the Classics welcomes Robin and the Little Hoods by Robert Bres-
loff (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0983359333), ages 9-up.


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Birthday Cake Mystery by The Tjong-Khing (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1877579103) relays a detective story entirely through pictures. Ages 2-up.

I Am So Handsome by Mario Ramos, trans. by Jean Anderson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1877579196). A vain wolf stars in this sequel to I Am So Strong. Ages 4-up.

Magical Life of Mr. Renny by Leo Timmers, trans. by Bill Nagelkerke (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1877579202). A stranger helps an impoverished artist’s dreams come true. Ages 4-up.

Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals by Damien Laverdunt, illus. by Helene Rajcak (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1877579066). This collection of stories combines mythology and science. Ages 8-up.

Stories of the Wild West Gang by Joy Cowley, illus. by Trevor Pye (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1877579219). Michael’s cousins, the Wests, are everything he’s not allowed to be—noisy and messy. Ages 9-up.


A Christmas Carol: A BabyLit Board Book (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1423625759), and Dracula: A Baby-Lit Board Book (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1423624806) by Alison Oliver and Jennifer Adams are classics-based primers on colors and counting. Ages 1 to 3.

Dinosaur Doodles by Chris Sabatino (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1423630845) presents dinosaur-themed sketches and scribbles. Ages 6-up.

Little Aliens Cookbook by Zac Williams (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1423621997) rounds up recipes for interstellar-style snacks. Ages 6-up.

Origami Airplane by Paul Jackson (Aug. 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1423624592). This guide to creating paper airplanes comes with 60 sheets to fold. Ages 7-up.

Candy Making for Kids by Courtney Whitmore and Zac Williams (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1423630227) serves up recipes for making sweets. Ages 10-up.


Goon Holler Guidebook by Christian Jacobs, Parker Jacobs, and Jon Berrett (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1937458102) is an activity book based on the Goon Holler world, from the creators of Yo Gabba Gabba. Ages 5 to 8.


Pizza in Pienza by Susan Fillion (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1567924596) explains how pizza was invented and includes a recipe. Ages 6-up.


It’s Mine! by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Caroline Pedler (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1561487660). When Lulu comes to play and Baby Bear does not want to share his favorite toy, his mother knows just what to do. Ages 2 to 6.

I’m Not Sleepy! by Jane Chapman (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1561487653) offers a bedtime tale. Ages 3 to 7.

One Starry Night by M. Christina Butler, illus. by Tina Macnaughton (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1561487684). On an adventure to view shooting stars, Little Hedgehog and his friends get into trouble. Ages 3 to 7.

Pigeon Poop by Elizabeth Baguley, illus. by Mark Chambers (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1561487691). A pigeon’s droppings outrage residents of a tidy town. Ages 3 to 7.

Puppy’s First Christmas by Steve Smallman, illus. by Alison Edgson (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1561487677) is a holiday tale for dog and cat fans. Ages 3 to 7.


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Horrible Hauntings: An Augmented Reality Collection of Ghosts and Ghouls by Shirin Yim Bridges), illus. by William Maughan (Oct. 1, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1937463991) revisits 10 historical hauntings through the use of augmented reality. Ages 9 to 12.


The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Dastardly Dames welcomes Njinga “The Warrior Queen” by Janie Havemeyer, illus. by Peter Malone (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0983425663), ages 9 to 13. And The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Real Princesses introduces Sacajawea of the Shoshone by Natasha Yim, illus. by Albert Nguyen (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0984509867), ages 9-13.


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Kumak’s River: A Tale from the Far North by Michael Bania (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0882408866). In this book about the Inupiat culture, an Alaskan village works together. Ages 4 to 7.


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Zac Power by H.I. Larry adds Boot Camp (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921288371), Volcanic Panic (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921417313), Sky High (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921417610), Thrill Ride (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921502705), Horror House (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921502217), Swamp Race (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921502194), Close Shave (Dec. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921502224), Overdrive (Dec. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921564109), and Shipwreck (Dec. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921502941), ages 7 to 9. Space Scout by H. Badger continues with The Jelly People (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1921564857), The Shrinking Race (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1921564864), The Slime Volcano (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1921690860), and The Alien Brainwash (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1921690853), ages 7 to 9. Naughty Stories for Good Boys and Girls by Christopher Milne features The Day Our Teacher Went Mad (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921690365), The Bravest Kid I’ve Ever Known (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921690372), The Girl Who Blew Up Her Brother (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921690389), and An Upside Down Boy (Dec. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1921690396), ages 7 to 9. And Trashed by Meredith Costain (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1921502316) joins A Year in Girl Hell, ages 12-up.


Circle of Silence by Carol Tanzman (July 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210626). A secret society forms at a high school. Ages 14-up.

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0373210497). A teen’s world changes when she falls for a loner with whom she should have nothing in common. Ages 14-up.

Speechless by Hannah Harrington (Aug. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210527). After she exposes a secret with drastic consequences, a teen takes a vow of silence. Ages 14-up.


The Goddess Legacy by Aimee Carter (July 31, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210756) is a new Goddess Test Novel, ages 14-up. Confessions adds Confessions of an Angry Girl by Louise Rozett (Aug. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210480), ages 14-up. The Iron Fey by Julie Kagawa releases The Iron Legends (Aug. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210749), and The Lost Prince (Oct. 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210572), ages 14-up. The White Rabbit Chronicles issues Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0373210589), ages 14-up. The Clann presents Covet by Melissa Darnell (Sept. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210565), ages 14-up. Sacrifice by Cayla Kluver (Oct. 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210442) joins the Legacy Trilogy, ages 14-up. And The Reaper Diaries offers Undeadly by Michele Vail (Nov. 20, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0373210466), ages 14-up.


In the Land of Milk and Honey by Joyce Carol Thomas, illus. by Floyd Cooper (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0060253837) tells of a girl’s move from Oklahoma to California with her family. Ages 4 to 8.

Brick by Brick (Dec. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061920820) explains how slaves were among the laborers who built the White House. Ages 5 to 8.


Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems by Mo Willems (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062104182) offers a spin on a familiar tale. Ages 3 to 7.

Everything Goes: In the Air by Brian Biggs (Sept. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0061958106) celebrates airplanes, helicopters, and other things that soar in the sky. Ages 4 to 8.

Ungifted by Gordon Korman (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061742668). A troublemaker accidentally gets placed in the gifted and talented program. Ages 10-up.

The Secret Prophecy by Herbie Brennan (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062071804). An international crisis erupts after a boy uncovers the key to a deadly prediction by Nostradamus. Ages 10-up.

Defiance by C.J. Redwine (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062117182). When Rachel’s father goes missing, she attempts to escape their walled city-state and find him. Ages 13-up.

The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062082312). A clone fights against the system that created her. Ages 13-up.

Ten by Gretchen McNeil (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062118783). Teens at a house party on a remote island are killed one by one. Ages 13-up.

The Other Normals by Ned Vizzini (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062079909). Sent to camp to become a man, a boy embarks on a life-changing journey. Ages 13-up.

Through to You by Emily Hainsworth (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062094193). Camden sees a surprising apparition when he returns to the site of his girlfriend’s fatal car accident. Ages 14-up.


If You Give… adds It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond (July 24, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0694014293), ages 1 to 4. Invisible Inkling continues withDangerous Pumpkins by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Harry Bliss (July 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0061802232), ages 7 to 10. And Under Wildwood joins The Wildwood Chronicles by Colin Meloy, illus. by Carson Ellis (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062024718), ages 9-up.


Hope Solo: My Story by Hope Solo (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062220653) chronicles Solo’s challenges and triumphs on her path to becoming a world-famous soccer goalie. Ages 8 to 12.

Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand by Eric LeGrand, illus. by Mike Yorkey (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062225825). A football player recounts his determination to recover from a devastating injury. Ages 8 to 12.


My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives by Jamie Lee Curtis, illus. by Laura Cornell (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061441554) spotlights milestones like the first time riding a bike or tying one’s shoes. Ages 4 to 8.


It’s Time for Preschool! by Esme Raji Codell, illus. by Sue Rama (July 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0061455186) focuses on the ins and outs of pre-K. Ages 2 to 5.

Cat Tale by Michael Hall (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061915161) offers a wordplay-filled story. Ages 2 to 5.

Penny and Her Doll by Kevin Henkes (Aug. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0062081995). Penny tries to find a name for the doll she receives from her grandmother. Ages 4 to 8.

Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John “Appleseed” Chapman by Esme Raji Codell, illus. by Lynne Rae Perkins (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061455155) centers on this American folk hero. Ages 4 to 8.

A Perfect Day by Carin Berger (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062015808). Friends enjoy a day playing in the snow. Ages 4 to 8.

The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062195180) tells of a changeling who is stalked by a sinister fairy. Ages 9-up.

The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062026514). This second book of a trilogy follows The Girl of Fire and Thorns. Ages 13-up.

Breathe by Sarah Crossan (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062118691). The survivors of a cataclysmic event live in a world largely devoid of oxygen. Ages 13-up.

The Seventh Son by Joseph Delaney (Jan. 22, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0062209702) contains the first two books of the Last Apprentice series. Ages 13-up.


I Can Read Books 1 welcomes Amelia Bedelia Sleeps Over by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynne Avril (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062095244; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062095237), ages 4 to 8. Joining I Can Read Books 2 is Amelia Bedelia 50th Anniversary Edition by Peggy Parish, illus. by Fritz Siebel (Dec. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 9780064441551; hardcover, Jan. 29, $12.99, ISBN 9780062209696), ages 4 to 8, and Amelia Bedelia, Cub Reporter by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynn Sweat (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062095107; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062095091), ages 4 to 8. The Six Crowns continues with The Ice Gate of Spyre by Allan Jones, illus. by Gary Chalk (Oct. 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0062006332), ages 7 to 10. The Secret Zoo issues Traps and Specters by Bryan Chick (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062192226), ages 9 to 12. The Last Apprentice adds Lure of the Dead by Joseph Delaney, illus. by Patrick Arrasmith (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062027603), ages 13-up. And The Ivy releases Scandal by Lauren Kunze and Rina Onur (Dec. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061960512), ages 14-up.


Bang! Boom! Roar! A Busy Crew of Dinosaurs by Nate Evans and Stephanie Gwyn Brown, illus. by Christopher Santoro (Aug. 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0060879600) is a rhyming picture book featuring hidden objects. Ages 3 to 7.

Just Say Boo! by Susan Hood, illus. by Jed Henry (July 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0062010292). A timid little trick-or-treater learns to overcome her fears. Ages 3 to 8.

Charlie and the Christmas Kitty by Ree Drummond, illus. by Diane deGroat (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061996573). Charlie the Ranch Dog gets into the holiday spirit. Ages 4 to 8.

Snowman Magic by Katherine Tegen, illus. by Brandon Dorman (Oct. 9, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0062014450) tells of a boy’s fantastical encounter. Ages 4 to 8.

Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started by Justin Bieber (Sept. 13, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-0062202086) offers a peek inside the performer’s world. Ages 6 to 12.

One Direction: Behind the Scenes by One Direction (Oct. 16, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0062223159) is a scrapbook of pictures of the band. Ages 6 to 12.

Chickadee by Louise Erdrich (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0060577902) recounts a twin’s quest to reunite with his brother. Ages 8 to 12.

Always October by Bruce Coville (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0060890957). Is Jake’s younger, adoptive brother really a monster? Ages 8 to 12.

The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061892325) is the story of two pairs: estranged sisters who grew up in Ireland, and two orphans in the contemporary U.S. Ages 8 to 12.

The Spindlers by Lauren Oliver (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061978081). A girl braves the underworld to rescue her kidnapped brother. Ages 8 to 12.

The Cloak Society by Jeramey Kraatz (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062095473) launches a trilogy about an aspiring super-villain. Ages 8 to 12.

Double Vision by F.T. Bradley (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062104373). After Linc’s antics get his family slapped with a lawsuit, he accepts an offer from two secret agents. Ages 8 to 12.

The Vengekeep Prophecies by Brian Farrey, illus. by Brett Helquist (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062049285). When a magical tapestry prophesies doom, can Jaxter and his family of con artists save their town? Ages 8 to 12.

Unstoppable by Tim Green (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062089564). Inspired by interviews with cancer survivors, this story spotlights a boy who learns the meaning of perseverance. Ages 9 to 12.

Survivors #1: The Empty City by Erin Hunter (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062102560) launches an animal fantasy series. Ages 10-up.

The Cup and the Crown by Diane Stanley (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061963216) is a sequel to The Silver Bowl. Ages 10-up.

Of Men and Mavericks: The Movie Novelization by Christine Peymani (Sept. 18, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0062200426) ties into a film about surfing legend Jay Moriarity. Ages 12-up.

Don’t Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062102904). A girl who is an ace computer hacker holds the key to a to a terrible secret. Ages 13-up.

Starling by Lesley Livingston (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062063076) begins a trilogy about a teen who discovers her ties to ancient mythology. Ages 13-up.

Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061659287) tells of a deadly competition to join the ruling elite. Ages 13-up.

Hidden by Sophie Jordan (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061935121) concludes the Firelight trilogy. Ages 13-up.

What’s Left of Me: The Hybrid Chronicles, Book One by Kat Zhang (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062114877). In this trilogy launch, a girl who is a recessive soul within another body defies her fate to fade away. Ages 13-up.

Dodger by Terry Pratchett (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062009494) relays a boy’s adventures in an alternative Victorian London. Ages 13-up.

Lauren Conrad Beauty by Lauren Conrad (Oct. 16, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 9780062128454) offers tips from the former reality TV star. Ages 14-up.


Joining My First I Can Read are Little Critter Phonics Fun by Mercer Mayer (Sept. 11, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0061478253), ages 3 to 5, Everything Goes: Henry Goes Skating by Brian Biggs, illus. by Simon Abbott (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061958212; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0061958205), ages 4 to 8, and Mia and the Tiny Toe Shoes by Robin Farley, illus. by Aleksey Ivanov and Olga Ivanov (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062086839; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062086822), ages 4 to 8. Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann continues with Pinkalicious and the Pinkatastic Zoo Day (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062187802; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062187796), ages 4 to 8. I Can Read Books 1 adds Dixie Wins the Race by Grace Gilman, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062086181; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062086143), and Splat the Cat: The Rain Is a Pain by Rob Scotton (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062090188; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062090171), ages 4 to 8. New I Can Read Books 2 are Marley: Firehouse Dog by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey and Lydia Halverson (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062074843; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062074836), Batman Classic: Batman versus Man-Bat by J.E. Bright, illus. by Steven Gordon and Eric Gordon (Aug. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0061885235), Marley’s Storybook Treasury by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey (Sept. 4, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0062123312), and A Birthday for Frances by Russell Hoban, illus. by Lillian Hoban (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0060837952; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0060837976), ages 4 to 8. And Pete the Cat is back in Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin, illus. by James Dean (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062110626), ages 4 to 8.

Splat the Cat reappears in Splat Says Thank You by Rob Scotton, ages 4 to 8. Little Bo adds Little Bo in London by Julie Andrews Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0060089115), ages 6 to 9. My Weirder School issues Mayor Hubble Is in Trouble! by Dan Gutman (Aug. 21, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062042125), ages 7 to 10. Swordbird releases Sword Mountain by Nancy Yi Fan (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061651083, ages 8 to 12. And Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce presents Big Nate Fun Blaster: Cheezy Doodles, Crazy Comix, and Loads of Laughs! (July 3, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0062090454), Big Nate: Here Goes Nothing (Aug. 21, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0062086969), and Big Nate: In a Class by Himself Special Edition (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0062207739), ages 8 to 12.

The Familiars continues with Circle of Heroes by Adam Jay Epstein, illus. by Andrew Jacobson (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061961144), ages 8 to 12. The Zombie Chasers gains Sludgment Day by John Kloepfer, illus. by Steve Wolfhard (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0061853111), ages 8 to 12. Seekers introduces Return to the Wild: River of Lost Bears by Erin Hunter (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-061996405), ages 10-up. Warriors Super Edition: Yellowfang’s Secret by Erin Hunter, illus. by James L. Barry (Oct. 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0062082145), joins Warriors, ages 10-up. Once by Anna Carey (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062048547), ages 13-up, is a new Eve novel. I Am Number Four adds The Lost Files: The Legacies by Pittacus Lore (July 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0062211101), ages 14-up. Lorien Legacies offers The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061974588), ages 14-up. Starstruck by Lauren Conrad (Oct. 16, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0062079800) is a new Fame Game novel, ages 14-up. And Bright Young Things welcomes The Lucky Ones by Anna Godbersen (Nov. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061962707), ages 14-up.


Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole by Stan and Jan Berenstain (Aug. 28, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0062075321). A penguin longs for adventure. Ages 4 to 8.

Easter Bunny on the Loose! by Wendy Wax, illus. by Dave Garbot (Jan. 22, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-062237095). The Easter Bunny is on a mission in this look-and-find adventure. Ages 4 to 8.

Santa on the Loose! by Bruce Hale, illus. by Dave Garbot (Sept. 25, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0062022622) is a holiday look-and-find tale. Ages 5 to 8.

An Awesome Book of Love! by Dallas Clayton (Dec. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-062116666). The sequel to An Awesome Book explores feelings of the heart. Ages 5 to 8.


Mia stars in Time to Trick or Treat! by Robin Farley, illus. by Aleksey Ivanov and Olga Ivanov (July 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0062100115), ages 3 to 5, and The Sweetest Valentine (Nov. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0062100122) and The Easter Egg Chase (Jan. 22, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06062100139), ages 4 to 8. The Berenstain Bears appear in The Berenstain Bears’ Dinosaur Dig (July 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062075482), ages 3 to 7, The Berenstain Bears and the Tooth Fairy (Aug. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0062075499), and The Berenstain Bears’ Old-Fashioned Christmas (Sept. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0060574437), ages 4 to 8, by Jan and Michael Berenstain. And Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann adds Pink, Pink, Hooray!: A Reusable Sticker Activity Book (July 17, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0062187987), ages 4 to 7, and Pinkalicious: Teeny Tiny Pinky Library (Oct. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0062227249), ages 4 to 8.

Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is back in We Are Moving (Oct. 9, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0061478031), ages 4 to 7, and Just a Storybook Collection (July 24, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0062134523), ages 4-up. And Joining Superman Classics is Attack of the Toyman by John Sazaklis and John Farley, illus. by Andy Smith (Sept. 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0061885358), ages 4 to 8.

Fancy Nancy stars in There’s No Day Like a Snow Day by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0062086297), ages 4 to 8. Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton offers Funny Valentine (Nov. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0061978623), ages 4 to 8, and Fishy Tales (Oct. 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0061978524), ages 5 to 8. Batman Classics issues Fowl Play by John Sazaklis, illus. by Steven Gordon (Dec. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0061885365), ages 4 to 8. And Annoying Orange introduces How to Be Annoying by Brandon Snider (Dec. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0062236159), ages 6 to 10.


Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062089649). When a vampire shows up at Mel’s high school, her best friend seems ready to fall in love with him. Ages 13-up.

Alex Van Helsing: The Triumph of Death by Jason Henderson (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061951039). A teenage descendant of the legendary Van Helsing family is recruited into an ancient vampire-fighting organization. Ages 13-up.

Endlessly by Kiersten White (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061985881). Paranormals claim that only Evie can protect them from a perilous fate. Ages 13-up.

Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062083265). Eleanor suspects her missing brother is involved when the dead rise and wreak havoc in Philadelphia. Ages 13-up.

Fang Girl by Helen Keeble (Sept. 11, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0062082251). Being an undead teen isn’t quite what Jane imagined. Ages 13-up.

Glass Heart by Amy Garvey (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061996245) is a sequel to Cold Kiss. Ages 13-up.

The Dead Girls Detective Agency by Suzy Cox (Sept. 18, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0062020642). Charlotte follows leads to solve her own murder. Ages 13-up.

A Fractured Light by Jocelyn Davies (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061990670) is the sequel to A Beautiful Light. Ages 13-up.

The Turning by Francine Prose (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061999666). While babysitting peculiar children on an isolated island, Jack encounters people only he can see. Ages 13-up.

Feedback by Robison Wells (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062026101) is a sequel to Variant. Ages 13-up.

One Shot Away: A Wrestling Story by T. Glen Coughlin (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062083234). Three high-school seniors want their wresting team to win. Ages 13-up.

Valkyrie Rising by Ingrid Paulson (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062025722). On a visit to Norway, strange whispers urge Ellie to claim her place among mythological warriors. Ages 13-up.

Kiss Me Again by Rachel Vail (Dec. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061947179) is the sequel to If We Kiss. Ages 13-up.

Prophecy by Ellen Oh (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062091093) is a novel rooted in Korean history and mythology. Ages 13-up.

Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062125958). In a robot-controlled society, three siblings set out to discover whether there are any survivors from their destroyed human community. Ages 13-up.

Nobody But Us by Kristin Halbrook (Jan. 29, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0062121264). Zoe and Will decide to escape from their small-town problems and move to Las Vegas. Ages 13-up.

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062003256). A misunderstood girl falls under Peter Pan’s spell. Ages 14-up.

So Close to You by Rachel Carter (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062081056). A teen who lives near an abandoned military base stumbles into a vessel that transports her to a new reality. Ages 14-up.

Drain You by M. Beth Bloom (July 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0062036865). Quinn’s life takes a crazy turn when she meets James. Ages 14-up.

Life Happens Next by Terry Trueman (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062028037) is a sequel to Stuck in Neutral. Ages 14-up.

Over You by Emma McLaughlin and by Nicola Kraus (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061720437). After her relationship ends, Max becomes a guru for heartbroken high-school girls all over New York City. Ages 14-up.

Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You by Joyce Carol Oates (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062110473). Secrets three friends are keeping from each other threaten to unravel their friendship. Ages 14-up.

Blood-Kissed Sky by J.A. London (Dec. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 9780062020666) is the sequel to Darkness Before Dawn. Ages 14-up.


The Secret Circle gains The Hunt by L. J. Smith (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062130426), ages 13-up. Boundless by Cynthia Hand (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 9780061996207) joins Unearthly, ages 13-up. Lying Game continues with Hide and Seek by Sara Shepard (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0061869761), ages 14-up. Joining The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters is Destiny Rising by L.J. Smith (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062017734), ages 14-up. And Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard releases Burned (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062081926), ages 14-up, and Pretty Little Liars Secrets, Book 2 (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062233363), ages 14-up.


Series in Spanish

What’s Happening to My Body? offers ¿Qué pasa en mi cuerpo? El libro para muchachos: La guía de mayor venta sobre el desarrollo, escrita para adolescentes y preadolescentes by Lynda Madaras and Area Madaras (Dec. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1557049407), ages 10-up.


Little Sweet Potato by Amy Beth Bloom, illus. by Noah Z. Jones (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061804397). After a sweet potato rolls away from his patch, will he ever find a home that’s just right for him? Ages 4 to 7.

A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062122209). Aside from Cally, the only other living being who sees her dead mother is the mysterious wolfhound who’s always there when her mother appears. Ages 8 to 12.

The Lost Treasure of Tuckernuck by Emily Fairlie (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062118905). In a scavenger hunt, two sixth graders solve their school’s 80-year-old mystery. Ages 8 to 12.

The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons by Barbara Mariconda (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062119797). In this series launch, Lucy discovers her house is magical after her parents are killed at sea. Ages 8 to 12.

Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones by Christopher Krovatin (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0062077400). After three kids wander off a hiking trail, they learn that the mountain has sinister plans for them. Ages 10-up.

Just for Fins by Tera Lynn Childs (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062192158) is a follow-up to Forgive My Fins and Fins Are Forever. Ages 13-up.

Insignia by S.J. Kincaid (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062092991). A video gamer becomes a government weapon in a futuristic world at war. Ages 13-up.

Destiny by Gillian Shields (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062000415). At a girls’ school, Helen is promised that a love beyond the confines of the world is waiting for her. Ages 13-up.

Erasing Time by C.J. Hill (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062123923). When twins wake up 400 years in the future, they find a changed world. Ages 13-up.


The Magnificent 12 introduces The Key by Michael Grant (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061833700), ages 8 to 12. And the Sweet Venom trilogy continues with Sweet Shadows by Tera Lynn Childs (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0062001832), ages 13-up.



Guys Read offers Guys Read: The Sports Pages by Jon Scieszka, Gordon Korman, Chris Rylander, Dan Gutman, Anne Ursu, Tim Green, Joseph Bruchac, and Jacqueline Woodson (July 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0061963780; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0061963773), ages 8 to 12.


Kodoku by William Justice, illus. by Hanae Rivera (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1597141734) tells of a teen’s three-month solo journey sailing from Japan to San Francisco. Ages 5 to 9.


Guess Again!: 1,001 Rib-Tickling Riddles from Highlights, illus. by Kevin Rechin (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1590789193) compiles riddles. Ages 7-up.

Who’s There? 501 Side-Splitting Knock-Knock Jokes from Highlights, illus. by Kelly Kennedy (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1590789186) rounds up knock-knocks. Ages 7-up.


Let’s Celebrate welcomes Let’s Celebrate Halloween: Crafts, Recipes, Stories, and Activities to Share (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1590789667), Let’s Celebrate Christmas: Crafts, Recipes, Stories, and Activities to Share (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1590789674), and Let’s Celebrate Valentine’s Day: Crafts, Recipes, Stories, and Activities to Share (Nov. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1590789407), ages 3 to 6. My First Hidden Pictures presents Spot the Banana (Sept. 3, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1590789612), and Spy the Moon (Sept. 3, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1590789629), ages 3 to 6. And Highlights Hidden Pictures adds Apple Time (Sept. 3, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1590789728), and Flying Fish (Sept. 3, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1590789704), ages 7-up.


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Lenny Leopard’s Jungle Hide-And-Seek by Guy Parker-Rees (Nov. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408312063) is a lift-the-flap book featuring animals. Ages 3 to 5.

Mary Had a Little Lamb by Kate Willis-Crowley (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0340999769). This retelling includes instructions for making a lamb mask. Ages 3 to 5.

Whiffy Wilson: The Wolf Who Wouldn’t Wash by Caryl Hart (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408309193). Will anyone be able to persuade Whiffy to change his grubby ways? Ages 3 to 5.

Stanley’s Stick by John Hegley, illus. by Neal Layton (Dec. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0340988190). A boy finds adventure using his imagination and his stick. Ages 3 to 5.

My Granny Is a Pirate by Val McDermid, illus. by Arthur Robbins (Jan. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408309278) reveals a grandmother’s swashbuckling ways. Ages 3 to 5.

Pushka by Stephen Mackey (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1444901344). A young circus clown finds himself in an enchanted wood. Ages 5-7.

Fangs ’n’ Fire: Ten Dragon Tales by Chris Mould (Sept. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1444906165) compiles legends and original tales about dragons. Ages 9 to 12.

A Good Clean Edge by Vincent Caldey (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408313022). A boy dealing with a traumatic family life must also cope with a bully at his new school. Ages 12-up.


Mr Croc by Jo Lodge adds Ready, Steady, Go, Mr Croc: A Flap and Pop-Up Book (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0340988763), Sleepy or Not, Mr Croc? (Sept. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0340960028), and Zoom and Fly, Mr Croc: A Flap and Pop-Up Book (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0340960035), ages 3 to 5. Miki features in Miki Box Set by Stephen Mackey (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1444906516), ages 3 to 5. A Pair of Jacks presents Jack in the Box? and Tall-Tale Jack by Michael Lawrence, illus. by Tony Ross (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1408307762), ages 7 to 9. Jiggy McCue by Michael Lawrence continues with Ryan’s Brain (Aug. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408304099), Jiggy the Vampire Slayer: A Bloodcurdling Caper! (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1408308042), One for All and All for Lunch! (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1846169564), Rudie Dudie (Dec. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408304839), and Murder and Chips (Jan. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408313961), ages 8 to 12. Brian Keaney’s Nathaniel Wolfe returns in Nathaniel Wolfe and the Bodysnatchers (Aug. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1846165740), ages 9 to 12. And Mash Ups introduces Blackbeard’s Pirates vs. the Evil Mummies by James Black (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408313893), ages 12 to 14.


Bus Driver by Nancy Poydar (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0823424115). Max finds a forgotten bus driver toy on the street. Ages 3 to 5.

Helpful Puppy by Kim Zarins, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823423187). A puppy is eager to have his own job on the farm. Ages 3 to 6.

Ollie’s School Day: A Yes-And-No Book by Stephanie Calmenson, illus. by Abby Carter (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0823423774). Will Ollie make silly or sensible choices over the course of the day? Ages 3 to 6.

Maia and the Monster Baby by Elizabeth Winthrop, illus. by Amanda Haley (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823425181). Maia and her best friend, a monster, adjust to new baby siblings. Ages 4 to 8.

Miss Sally Ann and the Panther by Bobbi Miller, illus. by Megan Lloyd (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823418336). Miss Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, legendary bride of Davy Crockett, matches wits with a big cat. Ages 4 to 8.

Find a Cow Now! by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel, illus. by Janet Stevens (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823422180). A city dog heads to the country in search of a cow to herd. Ages 4 to 8.

The Case of the Incapacitated Capitals by Robin Pulver, illus. by Lynn Rowe Reed (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823424023). The capital letters in Mr. Wright’s classroom have a grammar emergency. Ages 4 to 8.

The Schmutzy Family by Madelyn Rosenberg, illus. by Paul Meisel (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823423712). A family must balance giving their children the freedom to make a mess and having a tidy home for the Sabbath. Ages 4 to 8.

Snow Day for Mouse by Judy Cox, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823424085). Mouse enjoys wintry activities and makes new friends. Ages 4 to 8.

Fame, Fortune, and the Bran Muffins of Doom by Marty Kelley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823426065). Simon schemes to win the school talent show. Ages 7 to 10.

Kevin Keeps Up by Ann Whitehead Nagda (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0823426577). A boy with ADHD learns to seek help from school staff members. Ages 7 to 10.

Hiss-S-S-S! by Eric A. Kimmel (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823424153). The escape of his pet snake leads a Muslim-American boy to better understand his mother and her childhood in war-torn Lebanon. Ages 8 to 12.

Hunter Moran Saves the Universe by Patricia Reilly Giff (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823419494). Twins must save their town from a diabolical dentist who is planning to blow it to smithereens. Ages 8 to 12.

The Upside of Ordinary by Susan Lubner (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823424177). Jermaine wants to produce and star in a reality TV show about her life. Ages 8 to 12.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad by David A. Adler (Jan. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0823423651) spotlights Tubman’s rescue missions with a timeline and excerpts from primary sources. Ages 10-up.

Momentum by Saci Lloyd (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823424146). In this dystopian novel, a privileged member of society is sucked into the war-torn world of the Outsiders. Ages 12-up.


I Like to Read Books gains The Fly Flew In by David Catrow (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0823424184), Mice on Ice by Rebecca Emberley, illus. by Ed Emberley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0823425761), Pig Has a Plan by Ethan Long (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0823424283), and Sick Day by David McPhail (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0823424245), ages 4 to 8. And First Kids Mysteries adds Case of the Piggy Bank Thief by Martha Freeman (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0823425174), ages 7 to 10.


Those Darn Squirrels Fly South by Adam Rubin, illus. by Daniel Salmieri (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547678238). When birds migrate south for the winter, squirrels follow them to a sunny beach. Ages 4 to 8.

Next Stop—Zanzibar Road! by Niki Daly (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547688527) presents five new stories featuring Mama Jumbo, Little Chico, and their friends in an African village. Ages 4 to 8.

Christmas Wombat by Jackie French, illus. by Bruce Whatley (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547868721) is a holiday tale starring the titular critter. Ages 4 to 8.

The Man from the Land of Fandango by Margaret Mahy, illus. by Polly Dunbar (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547819884) centers on an imaginary visitor. Ages 4 to 8.

The Christmas Tugboat: How the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Came to New York City by George Matteson and Adele Ursone, illus. by James Ransome (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0618992157) follows an iconic tree’s journey to Manhattan via the Hudson River. Ages 4 to 8.

Bedtime Is Canceled by Cece Meng, illus. by Aurelie Neyret (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547636689). Siblings write a note to get out of bedtime—and it lands on a newspaper reporter’s desk. Ages 4 to 8.

The Superheroes Employment Agency by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Noah Z. Jones (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547435596) collects poems about oddball B-list superheroes looking for work. Ages 6 to 9.

The Horse and the Plains Indians: A Powerful Partnership by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, illus. by William Muñoz (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0547125510). This companion to The Buffalo and the Indians tells how the Spaniards introduced horses to the Great Plains. Ages 9 to 12.

Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure by Jim Murphy and Alison Blank (July 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0618535743) chronicles the history of the disease. Ages 9 to 12.

Zora!: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0547006956) is a biography of the African-American writer. Ages 9 to 12.

The Boy in the Box: Master Melville’s Medicine Show by Cary Fagan (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547752686). A misfit boy starts a new life after being kidnapped by a traveling medicine show. Ages 9 to 12.

Prettiest Doll by Gina Willner-Pardo (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547681702). When Olivia, a beauty pageant competitor, feels boxed in by her looks, a boy shows her she has choices. Ages 9 to 12.

What Came from the Stars by Gary D. Schmidt (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547612133). A planet besieged by a dark lord sends a gift across the cosmos—and into a sixth grader’s lunchbox. Ages 10 to 14.

The Bronte Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine Reef (Oct. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0547579665) profiles the author-siblings. Ages 10 to 14.

The Twinning Project by Robert Lipsyte (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547645711). Could Tom’s imaginary twin on another planet be real? Ages 10 to 14.

Will Sparrow’s Road by Karen Cushman (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547739625) is a picaresque novel about the adventures of a rogue and vagabond. Ages 10 to 14.

Immortal Lycanthropes by Hal Johnson, illus. by Teagan White (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547751962). A boy learns that he’s part of a secret society of immortal creatures determined to hunt one another into extinction. Ages 12-up.

The Broken Lands by Kate Milford, illus. by Andrea Offermann (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547739663). This historical fantasy is a prequel to The Boneshaker. Ages 12-up.

Sons of the 613 by Michael Rubens (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547612164) follows a boy’s preparation for his bar mitzvah. Ages 12-up.


Scorch by Gina Damico (Sept. 25, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0547624570). This follow-up to Croak continues the story about a teenage grim reaper. Ages 12-up.

The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle (Sept. 25, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0547859262). Does an Amish teen endanger her community by letting an injured stranger into it? Ages 12-up.

Flyaway by Helen Landalf (Oct. 23, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0547855011). The daughter of a meth addict finds a stable home with her aunt. Ages 12-up.

Mangaman by Barry Lyga, illus. by Colleen Doran (Nov. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0547852133). Ryoko, a manga character, falls into the real world—and in love with a high-school girl. Ages 12-up.

Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett (Nov. 6, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0547851648) is an interpretation of the Minotaur myth told from alternating perspectives. Ages 12-up.

Endgame by Nancy Garden (Nov. 6, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0152063771). This story of a school shooting is relayed from the point of view of the teenage killer. Ages 12-up.

Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer (Sept. 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0547855066). After Willa’s estranged father goes on a killing spree, she and her mother are horrified to learn he’s headed their way. Ages 14-up.

Following Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci (Sept. 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0547851808) is the follow-up to The Body of Christopher Creed. Ages 14-up.


Dead Is by Marlene Perez adds Dead Is a Killer Tune (Sept. 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0547608341), ages 12-up. And Goblin Wars continues with In the Forests of the Night by Kersten Hamilton (Nov. 20, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0547853499), ages 12-up.


Apple Cake: A Recipe for Love by Julie Paschkis (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.66, ISBN 978-0547807454). This story about imagination, love, and baking includes a cake recipe. Ages 4 to 8.

Stuck with the Blooz by Caron Levi, illus. by Jon Davis (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547745602). When a monster named the Blooz comes to visit, a child copes with getting rid it. Ages 4 to 8.

Princess in Training by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Joe Berger (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0152065997). Princess Viola aims to trade her feistiness for frilly princess skills. Ages 4 to 8.

A Smidgen of Sky by Dianna Dorisi Winget (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547807980). A girl struggles to accept her father’s death, her mother’s upcoming marriage, and her new step-family. Ages 9 to 12.

The Adventures of a South Pole Pig: A Novel of Snow and Courage by Chris Kurtz (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547634555). Flora the pig ditches life on the farm for an adventure in Antarctica. Ages 9 to 12.

Deadly Pink by Vivian Vande Velde (July 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547738505) is a companion to Heir Apparent and User Unfriendly. Ages 10 to 14.

The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547738475) launches The Chronicles of Kazam, a fantasy series with a modern twist. Ages 12-up.

Delusion by Laura Sullivan (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547688367). In WWII, two sisters sent from London to the countryside encounter magicians who might help them save England from the Nazis. Ages 12-up.

Blind Spot by Laura Ellen (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547763446). Tricia was last seen alive the night she fought with Roz—who can’t remember what happened that night. Ages 14-up.


The Adventures of Jo Schmo by Greg Trine, illus. by Frank Dormer, launches with Dinos Are Forever (July 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547763415), and Wyatt Burp Rides Again (Dec. 18, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547807959), ages 6 to 9. Mr. Putter & Tabby return in Mr. Putter & Tabby Dance the Dance by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard (Sept. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0152064150), ages 6 to 9. Waking Storms by Sarah Porter (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547482514) joins the Lost Voices Trilogy, ages 12-up. And Bloody Jack Adventures offers Viva Jacquelina!: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Over the Hills and Far Away by L.A. Meyer (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547763507), ages 14-up.


Tons of Trucks by Sue Fliess, illus. by Betsy Snyder (July 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0547449272) features pullout flaps, sliding tabs, and spin-wheels. Ages up to 3.

Five Little Monkeys Jump in the Bath by Eileen Christelow (Oct. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0547875279). These monkeys get clean—but not for long. Ages up to 3.

Lots of Lambs by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Lynn Munsinger (Nov. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0547402062) is a touch-and-feel, lift-the-flap book about opposites. Ages up to 3.

Family Bedtime Treasury with CD by Eileen Christelow, et al. (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0547857862) compiles eight picture books and eight poems. Ages 4 to 8.

Five Little Monkeys Jump into Learning Boxed Set by Eileen Christelow (Oct. 30, kit, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547680781) teaches math and science concepts. Ages 4 to 8.


H.A. Rey’s Curious George stars in Curious George Apple Harvest (July 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0547517056), Curious George Schoolhouse Fun (CGTV) (July 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0547643038), Curious George Librarian for a Day (CGTV) (Aug. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547852829), Jorge el curioso va a una fiesta de disfraces/Curious George Goes to a Costume Party (bilingual edition) (Aug. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547865744), Merry Christmas, Curious George by H.A. Rey and Margret Rey, illus. by Mary O’Keefe Young (Sept. 18, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0547760544), Feliz navidad, Jorge el curioso/Merry Christmas, Curious George (bilingual edition), illus. by Young (Sept. 18, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0547745039), Curious George Says Thank You (Oct. 23, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547863399; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0547818528), Curious George Three Tales for a Winter’s Night (CGTV) (Nov. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0547839363), and Curious George Saves His Pennies (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547632315), ages 4 to 8. Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh introduces Martha Speaks: Spooky Sticker Fun (Aug. 21, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0547745909), Martha Speaks: Funny Bone Jokes and Riddles (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547865775), ages 4 to 8, Martha Speaks: Detective Dog (Chapter Book) (Jan. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0547860213), and Martha Speaks: Canine Comics: Six Daring Doggie Adventures (Jan. 8, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0547867847), ages 6 to 9.


Trick or Treat by Leo Landry (Aug. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547249698) offers a Halloween tale. Ages 4 to 8.

The Extraordinary Music of Mr. Ives: The True Story of a Famous American Composer by Joanne Stanbridge, illus. by Joanne Stanbridge (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547238661) reveals how Charles Ives came to compose music that comforted listeners after the sinking of the Lusitania. Ages 4 to 8.

The Christmas Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Renata Liwska (Oct. 16, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547558639) is a holiday companion to The Quiet Book and The Loud Book! Ages 4 to 8.

Noah Webster and His Words by Jeri Chase Ferris, illus. by Vincent X. Kirsch (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547390550) is a picture-book biography of the author of the first U.S. dictionary. Ages 4 to 8.

Sleep Like a Tiger by Mary Logue, illus. by Pamela Zagarenski (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547641027). Does everything in the world go to sleep? Ages 4 to 8.

My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, illus. by Jenkins (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547738512) reveals what a variety of creatures can accomplish within 24 hours of being born. Ages 4 to 8.

Cheer Up, Mouse! by Jed Henry (Jan. 15, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547681078). Mouse’s friends try to make him feel better. Ages 4 to 8.

We Go Together! A Curious Selection of Affectionate Verse by Calef Brown (Jan. 15, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0547721286) collects illustrated poems of love and friendship. Ages 4 to 8.

Twelve Kinds of Ice by Ellen Obed, illus. by Barbara McClintock (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0618891290) offers a wintry story. Ages 6 to 9.

Malcolm at Midnight by W.H. Beck, illus. by Brian Lies (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547681009) is a mystery involving a rat and a missing iguana. Ages 9 to 12.

Secrets of Shakespeare’s Grave by Deron Hicks, illus. by Mark Edward Geyer (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547840345). This mystery surrounds the ancient treasure left to a girl’s publishing family. Ages 9 to 12.

The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins by HP Newquist (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0547315843) examines the topic of blood, from ancient history to modern science. Ages 10 to 14.

Bushman Lives! by Daniel Pinkwater (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547385396) is a coming-of-age adventure featuring offbeat characters. Ages 10 to 14.

Son by Lois Lowry (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0547887203) concludes the Giver Quartet. Ages 12-up.

Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America by James M. Deem (Nov. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0547370248). When a centuries-old skeleton is unearthed, scientists rely on specialized artists to reconstruct its face. Ages 12-up.

Middle Ground by Katie Kacvinsky (Nov. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547863368) is a sequel to Awaken. Ages 12-up.

The Wrap-Up List by Steven Arntson (Jan. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0547824109). When a letter foretells a teen’s death, she must complete her “wrap-up list” before her life ends. Ages 12-up.

The Suburban Strange by Nathan Kotecki (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547729961). This supernatural novel launches a series about a shy girl and the mysterious misfits at her new school. Ages 14-up.

Perry’s Killer Playlist by Joe Schreiber (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547601175) is the sequel to Au Revoir Crazy European Chick. Ages 14-up.


Just Grace is back in Just Grace, Star on Stage by Charise Mericle Harper (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0547634128), ages 6 to 9. The Candy Smash by Jacqueline Davies (Jan. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0544022089), ages 9 to 10, is the fourth installment in the Lemonade War series. And Scientists in the Field continues with Wild Horse Scientists by Kay Frydenborg (Nov. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0547518312), ages 10-up.



Green Light Readers Level 1 adds Time for Bed, the Babysitter Said (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0547850610), and To the Tub (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0547850535) by Peggy Perry Anderson, ages 4 to 8. New Green Light Readers Level 2 by Keith Baker are Fishing: A Mr. and Mrs. Green Adventure (Oct. 9, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547864693; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0547850559), and The Talent Show: A Mr. and Mrs. Green Adventure (Oct. 9, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0547864679; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0547850542), ages 6 to 9. Joining Green Light Readers Level 3 are Iris and Walter and Cousin Howie by Elissa Haden Guest, illus. by Christine Davenier (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0547850689), and Mouse and Mole, A Perfect Halloween by Wong Herbert Yee (Aug. 21, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0547850573), ages 6 to 9. And Against All Odds issuesNever Give Up by Glenn Stout (Oct. 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0547887340), ages 9 to 12.


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Animals Don’t, So I Won’t by David Derrick (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1597020299). A boy and his mother transform into various animals in this battle of wits. Ages 3 to 8.


Justin Time presents The Pancake Express by Brandon James Scott (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1597020350), ages 3 to 8. Treehouse Heroes welcomes The Forgotten Beast by Philip Amara, illus. by Alina Chau (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1597020343), ages 3 to 8. And Tales from the Chinese Zodiac issues The Year of the Snake: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac by Oliver Chin, illus. by Jennifer Wood (Jan. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1597020381), ages 3 to 8.



World Almanac for Kids 2013 by Sarah Janssen (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1600571664) is the latest edition of this annual. Ages 8-up.


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The Thorn Gate Trilogy by Garth Edwards, illus. by Max Stasyuk, introduces Heroes of Mercy Hall (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0956712264), and Secrets of Mercy Hall (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0956712257), ages 9-up. And the Lost King Trilogy debuts with Lost King: Part 1 by Ursula Jones (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908458124), ages 10-up.


Bully by Sheri Safran, illus. by Naomi Tipping (Oct. 16, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1608871636) addresses this challenging topic. Ages 3-up.

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum and Sheri Safran, illus. by Nicola Robinson (Oct. 23, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1608871643) includes pop-up scenes. Ages 5-up.

Harry Potter Poster Collection: The Definitive Movie Posters (Sept. 11, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1608871131), and Harry Potter Poster Collection: The Quintessential Images (Sept. 11, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1608871421) by Warner Bros. feature national and international movie posters and scenes from the series’ eight films. Ages 8-up.


New All Kinds of… titles by Sheri Safran are All Kinds of Beliefs (Oct. 16, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1608871599), All Kinds of People (Oct. 16, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1608871605), illus. by Emma Damon, All Kinds of Fears (Oct. 16, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1608871612), All Kinds of Feelings (Oct. 16, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1608871582), illus. by Emma Brownjohn, and All Kinds of Festivals (Oct. 16, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1608871629), illus. by Rachel Fuller, ages 3-up.


The Earth Notebook: The Story of Planet Earth by Claire Hawcock and David Hawcock, illus. by Stewart Jackson-Carter and Anne Sharp (Oct. 16, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1608871476) offers an interactive look at our planet. Ages 7-up.


Agha the Eight-Mile Monster by Karen Wilson-Timmons, illus. by Marie Therese Dubois (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1608871247). Children defeat a serpent in this retelling of a story from India’s Bhagavata Purana. Ages 3-up.

Kaliya, Serpent King by Joshua M. Greene, illus. by Patrick Wire (Nov. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1608871483). Kaliya, king of ancient India’s serpent people, must relocate after he crosses the gods. Ages 4-up.

The Peaceable Forest: India’s Tale of Kindness to Animals by Kosa Ely, illus. by Anna Johansson (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1608871155) retells an ancient parable. Ages 5-up.


Pocket Timeline of China by Jessica Harrison-Hall (Dec. 3, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1566569118) is a pocket-sized guide to China’s 8,000-year history. All ages.


Jewish Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illus. by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin (Oct. 1, hardcover, $25.00, ISBN 978-1566569095) pairs Jewish stories with recipes. All ages.

Rose Red and Snow White by Ruth Sanderson (Aug. 20, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1566569101). Sisters Rose and Snow shelter a bear in their cottage. Ages 4 to 9.


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Ipcar’s Maine Alphabet by Dahlov Ipcar (Oct. 1, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-1934031872) is an ABC book celebrating the Pine Tree State. Ages 1 to 5.

Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever! by Rebecca Rule, illus. by Jennifer Thermes (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1934031889). Children scramble up and careen down an icy hill. Ages 4 to 8.


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Mouse Math adds Albert Keeps Score (July 15, hardcover, $22.60, ISBN 978-1575654492; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1575654447), and Right Place for Albert (July 15, hardcover, $22.60, ISBN 978-1575654461; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1575654386) by Daphne Skinner, and Albert’s Amazing Snail (July 15, hardcover, $22.60, ISBN 978-1575654485; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1575654423) and Mousier the Merrier! (July 15, hardcover, $22.60, ISBN 978-1575654478; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1575654409) by Eleanor May, all illus. by Deborah Melmon, ages 4-up. And Milo & Jazz Mysteries releases Case of the Crooked Campaign by Lewis B. Montgomery, illus. by Amy Wummer (July 15, hardcover, $22.60, ISBN 978-1575654355; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1575654362), ages 7 to 11.


Crazy Love by Amir Abrams (Nov. 27, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0758273567) is a debut novel revealing what happens when young love spirals out of control. Ages 14 to 18.


Fab Life continues with Time to Shine by Nikki Carter (Oct. 30, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0758272706), ages 12 to 14. And Cambion Chronicles concludes with Fading Amber by Jaime Reed (Jan. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0758269263), ages 14 to 18.


Otherkin by Nina Berry (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0758276919). This series launch explores issues of body image and friendship. Ages 14 to 18.


Alone debuts with Chasers by James Phelan (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0758280664), ages 14 to 18. Touched by Corrine Jackson (Dec. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0758273338) begins the Sense Thieves series, ages 14 to 18. And Mythos Academy introduces Crimson Frost by Jennifer Estep (Jan. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0758281463), ages 14 to 18.


Canada in Words by Per-Henrik Gürth (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1554537105) depicts symbols of Canadiana. Ages 2 to 6.

Dinosaur Countdown by Nicholas Oldland (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1554538348) is a dinosaur counting book. Ages 2 to 6.

Maggie’s Chopsticks by Alan Woo, illus. by Isabelle Malenfant (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554536191). Maggie’s father imparts an important lesson as she struggles to master chopsticks. Ages 3 to 7.

The Tooth Mouse by Susan Hood, illus. by Janice Nadeau (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554535651). An aspiring Tooth Mouse (France’s version of the Tooth Fairy) must prove she’s up to the job. Ages 3 to 7.

Noisy Poems for a Busy Day by Robert Heidbreder, illus. by Lori Joy Smith (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554537068) compiles poems about childhood adventures. Ages 3 to 7.

Toads on Toast by Linda Bailey, illus. by Colin Jack (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554536627). Mamma Toad outwits a hungry fox. Ages 3 to 7.

Alphabest: The Zany, Zanier, Zaniest Book About Comparatives and Superlatives by Helaine Becker, illus. by Dave Whamond (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554537150) introduces comparative and superlative adjectives. Ages 4 to 8.

Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters by K.G. Campbell (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554537709). Lester has to find a way to get rid of the ugly jumpers his cousin knits for him. Ages 4 to 8.

Lighting Our World: A Year of Celebrations by Catherine Rondina, illus. by Jacqui Oakley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1554535941) examines how people around the globe use light to celebrate special occasions. Ages 7 to 10.

That One Spooky Night by Dan Bar-el, illus. by David Huyck (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554537518; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1554537525) describes strange happenings after dark. Ages 7 to 10.


Scaredy Squirrel reappears in Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas: A Safety Guide for Scaredies by Mélanie Watt (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1554534692), ages 4 to 8. The Future According to Luz adds Luz Makes a Splash by Claudia Dávila (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554537624; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1554537693), ages 7 to 10. Binky Adventures offers Binky Takes Charge by Ashley Spires (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1554537037; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1554537686), ages 7 to 10. Bigfoot Boy gains Into the Woods by J. Torres, illus. by Faith Erin Hicks (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1554537112; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1554537129), ages 7 to 10. CitizenKid releases Mimi’s Village: And How Basic Health Care Transformed It by Katie Smith Milway, illus. by Eugenie Fernandes (Aug. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1554537228), ages 8 to 12. The Golden Twine by Jo Rioux (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1554536368; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1554536375) joins Cat’s Cradle, ages 9 to 12. And Three Thieves continues with The Captive Prince by Scott Chantler (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1554537761; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1554537778), ages 9 to 12.


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Let’s Make Some Great Fingerprint Art by Marion Deuchars (Sept. 26, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1780670157) is a guide to creating art using fingerprints. Ages 6-up.

My Wonderful World of Shoes by Nina Chakrabarti (Aug. 8, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1780670010) is a coloring book for aspiring fashion designers. Ages 8-up.

Sticker Fashionista by Kelly Smith (Oct. 17, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1780670171) contains more than 200 stickers for creating fashions. Ages 8-up.


The Book of Dinosaurs (Nov. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0753469781), and The Book of Human Body (Nov. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0753469774), both by Ray Bryant, answer questions about dinos and the body, respectively. Ages 5 to 8.

Popposites: A Pop-Up Opposites Book, illus. by Mike Haines and Julia Frohlich (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0753466247) takes an interactive look at opposites. Ages 5 to 10.

Human Body Factory: The Nuts and Bolts of Your Insides by Dan Green, illus. by Edmond Davis (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0753468081) examines the body. Ages 7 to 12.

The Scoop on Poop: Lifting the Lid on the Science of Poo and Pee by Richard Platt and John Kelly (Oct. 30, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753468869; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0753469231) is a follow-up to Plagues, Pox, and Pestilence. Ages 7 to 12.

Atlantis: The Search for the Lost City by Sean Callery (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0753466803). In this interactive mystery, clues are hidden in codes and symbols. Ages 8 to 12.

Basketball: From Warm-up to Final Whistle—the EssentialGuide by Clive Gifford (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753468722) is a manual for basketball players. Ages 8 to 13.

Kingfisher Book of Soccer Skills by Clive Gifford (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753468739) offers tips on playing footie. Ages 8 to 13.

Universe: Journey Into Deep Space by Mike Goldsmith, illus. by Mark Garlick (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0753468760) presents a narrative history of Earth and the universe. Ages 8 to 13.

Legendary Journeys: Space by Mike Goldsmith (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0753468487) chronicles the development of spacecraft. Ages 8 to 13.

Escape: A Survivor’s Guide: This Book Could Save Your Life by Margaret Hynes (Oct. 30, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0753468746) is an entertaining survival guide. Ages 8 to 13.

Alien Hunter’s Handbook: How to Look for Extra-Terrestrial Life by Mark Brake and Colin Jack (Oct. 30, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0753468852) introduces astrobiology. Ages 9 to 14.

Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Life: Minutes, Months, Millennia—How Long Is a Life on Earth? by Graham Banes (Oct. 30, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0753468913) examines the natural world through lifespans. Ages 9 to 14.

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (Jan. 8, hardcover, $32.99, ISBN 978-0753468753) updates a historical reference book. Ages 9 to 14.

Saints and Angels: True Life Stories of Familiar Saints and Angels by Claire Llewellyn (Jan. 8, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753469392) focuses on saints and the world of angels. Ages 10 to 14.


3D Theaters by Kathryn Jewitt and Fiametta Dogi releases Dinosaurs (Oct. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0753468906), and Wild Animals (Oct. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0753468890), ages 4 to 8. Explorers welcomes Amazing Animals by Jinny Johnson (Aug. 21, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753468647), Dinosaurs by Dougal Dixon (Aug. 21, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753468654), Oceans and Seas by Steven Savage (Aug. 21, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753468661), and Weather by Deborah Chancellor (Aug. 21, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753468678), all illus. by Peter Bull, ages 4 to 9. And Discover Science gains Desert by Nicola Davies (Aug. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0753468364), Mountains (Aug. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0753468357), and Polar Lands (Aug. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0753468333) by Margaret Hynes, and Weather by Caroline Harris (Aug. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0753468340), ages 5 to 8.

I Wonder Why adds I Wonder Why Countries Fly Flags by Philip Steele (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753467923; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753467930), I Wonder Why Pirates Wore Earrings: and Other Questions About Piracy by Pat Jacobs (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753467909; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753467916), I Wonder Why Romans Wore Togas by Fiona MacDonald (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753467947; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753467954), I Wonder Why Zippers Have Teeth by Barbara Taylor (Nov. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753468005; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753468012), I Wonder Why the Sahara Is Cold at Night by Jackie Graff (Nov. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753467961; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753467978), I Wonder Why There’s a Hole in the Sky by Sean Callery (Nov. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753467985; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753467992), I Wonder Why Soap Makes Bubbles: and Other Questions About Science by Taylor (Jan. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753469668; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753469361), and I Wonder Why Volcanoes Blow Their Tops: And Other Questions About Natural Disasters by Rosie Greenwood (Jan. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0753469651; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753469354), ages 5 to 8.

Kingfisher Readers L1 presents Jobs People Do by Thea Feldman (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468470; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753468456); and Seasons (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468975; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753468982) by Thea Feldman; Snakes Alive! (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468463; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753468449); and Busy as a Bee by Louise P. Carroll (Dec. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468999; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469002); ages 5 to 8. Kingfisher Readers L2 issues Where Animals Live by Brenda Stones (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468777); Where We Live by Thea Feldman and Brenda Stones (Dec. 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469026); and Trucks by Thea Feldman (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753469606; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469279), ages 5 to 8. And joining Kingfisher Readers L3 are Record Breakers-The Biggest by Claire Llewellyn (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468791; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753468807); Ancient Rome by Philip Steele (Dec. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753469033; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469040); and Cars by Thea Feldman (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753469613; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469293), ages 5 to 8.

Basher Basics by Basher and Green offers Dinosaurs: The Bare Bones (Aug. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468234; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0753468241), and Weather: Whipping Up a Storm! (Aug. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468258; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0753468265), ages 8 to 13. Basher History issues U.S. Presidents by Simon Basher, Dan Green, and Edward Widmer (Jan. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0753469644; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753469248), ages 10 to 15. Navigators gains Dinosaurs by David Burnie (July 17, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753468623), Oceans and Seas by Margaret Hynes (July 17, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753468630), Ancient Egypt by Miranda Smith (Jan. 8, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753469378), and Rainforest by Andrew Langley (Jan. 8, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753469385), ages 9 to 12. Really, Really Big Questions introduces Really, Really Big Questions by Stephen Law, illus. by Nishant Choksi (July 17, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753465004), Really, Really Big Questions About Space and Time by Mark Brake, illus. by Choksi (July 17, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753467473), and Really, Really Big Questions About Me and My Body by Law, illus. by Marc Aspinall (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0753468920), ages 10 to 14. And Gifted releases Volume 2: Ken, Tracey, Carter by Marilyn Kaye (Sept. 18, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0753467893, ages 10 to 14.

Kingfisher Readers L4 continues with Flight by Chris Oxlade (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468814; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753468821); Sharks by Anita Ganeri (Dec. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753469057; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469064); and Human Body by Thea Feldman (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753469620; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469316), ages 5 to 8. Kingfisher Readers L5 adds Space by James Harrison (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753468838; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753468845); Record Breakers-The Fastest by Brenda Stones (Dec. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753469071; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469088); and Hurricanes by Thea Feldman (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0753469637; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0753469330), ages 5 to 8. Life Cycles introduces Grassland (Oct. 30; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753468951); and Polar Lands (Oct. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0753468968) by Sean Callery, ages 7 to 10. And Basher Science presents Sticker Book: A Sticky Introduction to the World of Science! (Jul. 17, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753468289); and Earth Science Library by Simon Basher (Sept. 18, paper, $26.97, ISBN 978-0753469590), ages 7 to 12; and Technology: A Byte-sized World! by Basher and Dan Green (Jul. 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0753468197; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0753468203), ages 10 to 15.


Easter Sticker Book by Karen Williamson, illus. by Amanda Enright (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1859859438). Kids use reusable stickers to complete the story. Ages 3 to 5.

Christmas Activity Fun by Tim Dowley (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1859858905) includes holiday puzzles, dot-to-dots, hidden objects, and coloring pages. Ages 4 to 7.


Goldtown Adventures debuts with Badge of Honor by Susan Marlow (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0825442940), ages 8 to 14.


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Leapkids adds Travels with Louis by Mick Carlon (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1935248354), ages 8 to 14.


Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1600606519) reveals how children’s playtime constructions are reflected in works of architecture from around the world. Ages 2 to 8.

Drummer Boy of John John by Mark Greenwood, illus. by Frané Lessac (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1600606526). A boy in Trinidad discovers a way to win a band competition in this story inspired by steel drummer Winston “Spree” Simon. Ages 5 to 10.

Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet by Andrea Cheng (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1600604515) is a biography in verse about a potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems, despite slave antiliteracy laws. Ages 9-up.


Diverse Energies by Paolo Bacigalupi, Ursula K. Le Guin, Malinda Lo, Cindy Pon, Tobias S. Buckell, Joe Monti, et al. (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1600608872) is an anthology of dystopian short stories. Ages 12-up.

Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1600609008) offers a Mexican-American retelling of The Odyssey. Ages 12-up.


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The Island by Marije Tolman and Ronald Tolman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1935954194) is a wordless picture book set on an island. Ages 3-up.

Valentine and His Violin by Philip Hopman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1935954170). A boy’s violin elicits surprising reactions. Ages 4-up.

Dear Daisy Dunnington by Mathilde Stein, illus. by Chuck Groenink (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1935954187) shows how dreams and imagination can add color to even the grayest of lives. Ages 6-up.

Flea and Spikey by Pieter Koolwijk, illus. by Linde Faas (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1935954200). This novel blurs the line between reality and fantasy. Ages 8-up.

Children Just Like You: Refugee Stories by Nathalie Righton and Ton Koene (Sept. 1, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1935954224). Tales reveal the plight of refugee children. Ages 9-up.

Help, My Igloo Is Melting!: Four Stories About Children from Far Away by Nathalie Righton and Ton Koene (Sept. 1, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1935954217) compiles stories about children affected by climate change. Ages 9-up.


Oopsy, Teacher! by Stephanie Calmenson, illus. by Sachiko Yoshikawa (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0761358947). A teacher and his students chase an escaped hamster through the halls and into town. Ages 4 to 8.

Dino-Football by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Barry Gott (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0761363941). Dinosaurs face off in the Mega-Bowl. Ages 5 to 9.

Waga’s Big Scare by Samuel Hiti (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0761356226) introduces a tricky monster. Ages 5 to 9.

Infinity and Me by Kate Hosford, illus. by Gabi Swiatkowska (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0761367260). Feeling small as she peers into the night sky, Uma begins to wonder about infinity. Ages 5 to 10.

Their Skeletons Speak: Kennewick Man and the Paleoamerican World by Sally M. Walker and Douglas W. Owsley (Aug. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-0761374572) explains how scientists studied 9,500-year-old bones discovered in Washington State. Ages 8 to 18.

The Normal Kid by Elizabeth Holmes (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0761380856). Three kids explore who they really are when they team up for a class project. Ages 9 to 15.


Four Secrets by Margaret Willey, illus. by Bill Hauser (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0761385356). Three friends plot to kidnap a bully. Ages 12 to 18.

Skylark by Meagan Spooner (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0761388654). In this trilogy launch, a teen escapes after she’s selected to supply her city’s power. Ages 12 to 18.

The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories by Brenna Yovanoff, Tessa Gratton, and Maggie Stiefvater (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0761375272) collects stories the authors posted online, plus their comments and critiques. Ages 12 to 18.



Mallory returns in Mallory McDonald, Super Snoop by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Jennifer Kalis (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0761360735), ages 7 to 11. Way-Too-Real Aliens adds The Wizards of Wyrd World by Pamela F. Service, illus. by Mike Gorman (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0761379201), ages 9 to 11. New Robyn Hunter Mysteries by Norah McClintock are Out of the Cold (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0761393962), Shadow of Doubt (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0761393979), and Nowhere to Turn (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0761393986), ages 11 to 18. The Paranormalists by Megan Atwood debuts with Case #01: The Haunting of Apartment 101 (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822590774), Case #02: The Terror of Black Eagle Tavern (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822590781), Case #03: The Mayhem on Mohawk Avenue (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822590880), and Case #04: The Bridge of Death (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822590903), ages 11 to 18. And launching After the Dust Settled are Fight the Wind by Elias Carr (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822590347), Pig City (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822587460), Shot Down (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0761393993), and Snakebite (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822587453) by Jonathan Mary-Todd, River Run by Deirdre Black (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822572749), and Plague Riders by Gabriel Goodman (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822590330), ages 12 to 18.


Little White Duck: A Childhood in China by Na Liu and Andres Vera Martinez, illus. by Andres Vera Martinez (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0761381150). Short stories based on Na Liu’s life describe growing up in China during the 1970s. Ages 9 to 13.

A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return by Zeina Abirached (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1575059419) is a memoir of growing up in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war. Ages 12 to 18.


Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox return in Peace and Quiet by Brigitte Luciani, illus. by Eve Tharlet (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0822591634), ages 5 to 9. Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye issues Raining Cats and Detectives by Colleen AF Venable, illus. by Stephanie Yue (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761385417), ages 7 to 11. Joining Twisted Journeys are Safari Survivor by Anne Smith and Owen Smith, illus. by Rubine (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1575059433), and Hero City by Evonne Tsang and Adan Jimenez, illus. by German Torres (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1575059457), ages 9 to 13.

The Little Prince debuts with The Planet of Wind by Delphine Dubos (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822594222), The Planet of the Firebird by Julien Magnat (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822594239), The Planet of Music by Clélia Constantine (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0822594246), and The Planet of Jade by Maud Loisillier and Diane Morel (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702638), all illus. by Guillaume Dorrison, ages 9 to 14. Chicagoland Detective Agency presents The Big Flush by Trina Robbins, illus. by Tyler Page (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0822591610), ages 9 to 14. Lou! by Julien Neel continues with Down in the Dumps (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0822591658), and The Perfect Summer (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0822591696), ages 11 to 15. Mortensen’s Escapades by Lars Jakobsen starts up with The Mysterious Manuscript (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0822594093), and Santa Fe Jail (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0822594215), ages 11 to 18. And My Boyfriend Is a Monster gains Wrapped Up in You by Dan Jolley, illus. by Natalie Nourigat (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0822594253), ages 12 to 18.



New Amazing Athletes titles by Jeff Savage are Calvin Johnson (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702850), Clay Matthews (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467703086), Eli Manning (Revised Edition) (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0761376842), Peyton Manning (2nd Revised Edition) (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467708753), and Tim Tebow (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467703345), ages 7 to 11. And Super Singers welcomes Beyonce: R & B Superstar by Elaine Landau (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702348), Bruno Mars: Pop Singer and Producer (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702355), Justin Bieber: Pop and R&B Idol (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702959), and Katy Perry: From Gospel Singer to Pop Star (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702362) by Nadia Higgins, One Direction: Breakout Boy Band by Marcia Amidon Lusted (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467708791), and Selena Gomez: Pop Star and Actress (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702386), and Taylor Swift: Country Pop Hit Maker by Robin Nelson (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467702393) by Robin Nelson, ages 8 to 12.


New Cloverleaf Books—Fall and Winter Holidays by Lisa Bullard are Caleb’s Hanukkah (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761385875), and Kevin’s Kwanzaa (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761385882), illus. by Constanza Basaluzzo, Carter’s Christmas (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761385844), and Grace’s Thanksgiving (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761385899), illus. by Katie Saunders, and Daniela’s Day of the Dead (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761385851), and Hailey’s Halloween (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761385868), illus. by Holli Conger, ages 5 to 8. Math Is Fun! offers The Royal Treasure Measure by Trudy Harris, illus. by Ivica Stevanovic (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0761368069), ages 5 to 8. Animal Groups are CATegorical by Brian P. Cleary, illus. by Martin Goneau, launches with Butterfly, Flea, Beetle, and Bee: What Is an Insect? (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467703369), Catfish, Cod, Salmon, and Scrod: What Is a Fish? (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467703376), Dolphin, Fox, Hippo, and Ox: What Is a Mammal? (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467703383), Salamander, Frog, and Polliwog: What Is an Amphibian? (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467703390), Sparrow, Eagle, Penguin, and Seagull: What Is a Bird? (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1467703406), and Tortoise, Tree Snake, Gator, and Sea Snake: What Is a Reptile?, ages 5 to 9. And Brian P. Cleary’s Words are CATegorial offers Madam and Nun and 1001: What Is a Palindrome? (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0761349198), illus. by Brian Gable, ages 7 to 11.



JMP History Mystery Detective Series adds White Doe in the Mist: The Mystery of the Lost Colony (Aug. 2, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1608000166), ages 9 to 14.


Baby’s First Christmas by Christina Goodings, illus. by Stephen Barker (Aug. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0745962566) is a holiday board book. Up to age 3.

My Very Little Christmas Story (Aug. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0745962573), and My Very First Easter Story (Jan. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0745962160) by Lois Rock, illus. by Alex Ayliffe, reveal the stories behind these holidays. Ages 3 to 5.

My Very First Christmas Story Sticker Book (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0745962139), and My Very First Easter Sticker Book (Jan. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0745962825) by Lois Rock, illus. by Alex Ayliffe, includes activities and stickers. Ages 3 to 5.

The Last Tiger by Rebecca Elliott (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0745963846). This tale of a boy and a tiger delivers an environmental message. Ages 5 to 7.


Ten Tiny Toes by Todd Tarpley (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316129213) celebrates everything from bath time to first steps. Ages 1 to 4.

The Monsters’ Monster by Patrick McDonnell (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316045476). A big monster shows three bad little monsters the power of kindness and gratitude. Ages 1 to 6.

Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta, illus. by Ed Young (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316203845) is the story of a young ninja in search of ice cream. Ages 1 to 6.

All the Awake Animals Are Almost Asleep by Crescent Dragonwagon, illus. by David McPhail (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316070454). At bedtime, a mother tells her child about animals that are curling up for the night. Ages 1 to 6.

The Thankful Book by Todd Parr (Oct. 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0316181013) spotlights all that children can be grateful for daily. Ages 1 to 6.

Fifty Cents and a Dream by Jabari Asim, illus. by Bryan Collier (Dec. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316086578). After Emancipation, with just 50 cents in his pocket, Booker T. Washington started college. Ages 1 to 6.

Julie Andrews’ Treasury for All Seasons: Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, illus. by Marjorie Price-
man (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0316040518) celebrates holidays and other seasonal events. Ages 1-up.

Look! Another Book! by Bob Staake (Dec. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316204590). This follow-up to Look! A Book! features hidden objects in various settings. Ages 1-up.

Monster High: Ghoulfriends Forever by Gitty Daneshvari (Sept. 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0316222495) launches a new Monster High series. Ages 8 to 12.

Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316125956) is a companion to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. Ages 8 to 12.

Iron Hearted Violet by Kelly Barnhill, illus. by Iacopo Bruno (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316056731). A reckless princess stumbles upon a forbidden story that can affect the entire kingdom. Ages 8 to 12.

I Funny by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, illus. by Laura Park (Dec. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0316206938). A wheelchair-bound boy wants to become the world’s greatest stand-up comedian, even if he always chokes in the spotlight. Ages 8 to 12.

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316201575). In the Glee actor’s debut novel, twins enter the world of fairy tales. Ages 8-up.

“Who Could That Be at This Hour?” by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Seth (Oct. 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0316123082), launches Snicket’s autobiographical series, All the Wrong Questions. Ages 9-up.

Lost Girls by Ann Kelley (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316090629). A camping trip on an island off the coast of Thailand turns into a nightmare. Ages 12-up.

Perfect Escape by Jennifer Brown (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316185578). A cheating scandal threatens Kendra’s flawless reputation. Ages 12-up.

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316176903). Jamie, whose sister died in a terrorist bombing, struggles to make sense of the loss that tore his family apart. Ages 12-up.

Confessions of a Murder Suspect by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Sept. 24, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0316206983). This mystery about a wealthy family with dark secrets launches a new series. Ages 12-up.

Altered by Jennifer Rush (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316197083). When a sinister organization wants to remove four genetically altered boys from her father’s lab, Anna flees with them. Ages 12-up.

Return to Me by Justina Chen Headley (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316102551). Just before Rebecca is set to begin college, her father announces he’s leaving the family. Ages 12-up.

The Twilight Saga: The Complete Film Archive: Memories, Mementos, and Other Treasures from the Creative Team Behind the Beloved Motion Pictures by Robert Abele (Oct. 9, hardcover, $39.99, ISBN 978-0316222464) was written in collaboration with the films’ cast and crew. Ages 13-up.

Fathomless by Jackson Pearce (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316207782) is a reimagining of The Little Mermaid. Ages 15-up.

Adaptation by Malinda Lo (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316197960). After their strange recovery from a car accident, two teens realize they’re embroiled in a secret government conspiracy. Ages 15-up.

The Diviners by Libba Bray (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0316126113) kicks off a series involving murder, mystery, and the occult, set in New York City during the Roaring 20s. Ages 15-up.

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316194686). A girl who knows that others in her town wouldn’t accept her sexuality copes by talking to the passengers in planes flying overhead. Ages 15-up.

Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor (Nov. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0316133975). Karou must come to terms with her identity in this sequel to Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Ages 15-up.


The Very Fairy Princess continues with The Very Fairy Princess Follows Her Heart by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, illus. by Christine Davenier (Jan. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316185592), ages 1 to 6. How to Train Your Dragon issues How to Steal a Dragon’s Sword by Cressida Cowell (July 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0316205719), ages 8 to 12. Nanny Piggins returns in Nanny Piggins and the Wicked Plan by R.A. Spratt, illus. by Dan Santat (July 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316199230), ages 8 to 12. The Last Dogs adds The Vanishing by Christopher Holt (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316200059), ages 8 to 12. Daniel X adds Armageddon by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316101790), ages 8 to 12. And Smells Like Dog gains Smells Like Pirates by Suzanne Selfors (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316205962), ages 8 to 12.

Transformers Classified introduces Battle Mountain by Ryder Windham and Jason Fry (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0316188746), ages 8-up. Maximum Ride concludes with Nevermore by James Patterson (Aug. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316101844), ages 10-up. Zom-B by Darren Shan starts up with Zom-B (Oct. 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0316214407), and Zom-B Underground (Jan. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0316214124), ages 12-up. The Valley by Krystyna Kuhn adds The Game (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1907410567), and The Crash (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1907410574), ages 12-up. Beautiful Creatures offers Beautiful Redemption by Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia (Oct. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0316123532), ages 12-up. The Muppets gains Before You Leap: A Frog’s-Eye View of Life’s Greatest Lessons, Revised Edition by Disney (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316183130), ages 12-up. And Haruhi Suzumiya continues with The Indignation of Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa (Nov. 20, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0316039000), ages 15-up.


I Say, You Say Animal Sounds! (Sept. 11, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0316200738), and I Say, You Say Opposites! by Tad Carpenter (Sept. 11, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0316200752) introduce animal noises and opposites. Ages 1 to 4.

I Love You, Honey Bunny by Sandra Magsamen (Jan. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0316070072) features soft, bendable bunny ears. Ages 1 to 4.

Good Night, My Love by Sandra Magsamen (Jan. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0316176910) is a soft bedtime board book with flaps. Ages 1-up.


ParaNorman offers Attack of the Pilgrim Zombies! by LAIKA and Annie Auerbach (July 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0316209892), ages 1 to 8. Transformers Prime continues with Autobots versus Zombies by Zachary Rau (Sept. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0316188685), ages 1 to 8. Passport to Reading Level 1 adds Super Hero Squad: Aliens Attack! (Sept. 18, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0316209939), and Super Hero Squad: King of the North Pole (Oct. 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0316209922) by Lisa Shea, ages 1 to 6. Passport to Reading Level 2 releases ParaNorman: Meet the Ghosts by LAIKA and Lucy Rosen (July 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0316209823), ages 1 to 8. Passport to Reading Level 3 introduces The Muppets: Presto, Gonzo! by Lucy Rosen (Sept. 18, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0316183109), ages 1 to 8, and Decepticon in Disguise by Katharine Turner (Sept. 18, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0316188647), ages 1 to 8. The Muppets return in The Twelve Days of a Muppet Christmas: and a Chicken in a Pine Tree (Oct. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0316201322), and For the Love of Piggy (Jan. 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0316201315), by Martha Ottersley, illus. by Amy Mebberson, ages 1 to 8, and Doodle Book by Veronica Paz and George O’Connor (Sept. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0316183192), ages 6-up. And The Very Fairy Princess welcomes A Fairy Merry Christmas by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, illus. by Christine Davenier (Oct. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0316219624), ages 1 to 8.


Surviving High School by M. Doty (Sept. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0316220156) launches a series based on the mobile game of the same title. Ages 12-up.

The Boy Recession by Flynn Meaney (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316102131). In this novel told from dual perspectives, a high school suddenly experiences a dramatic decrease in male students. Ages 15-up.

What Happens Next by Colleen Clayton (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316198684). Cassidy deals with the aftermath of date rape. Ages 15-up.

Catherine by April Lindner (Jan. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316196925). This love story set in New York City is told in the voices of a mother and daughter, 20 years apart. Ages 15-up.


The Time-Traveling Fashionista offers The Time-Traveling Fashionista at the Palace of Marie Antoinette by Bianca Turetsky (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316105385), ages 8 to 12. How to Rock adds How to Rock Break-Ups and Make-Ups by Meg Haston (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0316068260), ages 8 to 12. Belles continues with Winter White by Jen Calonita (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316091169), ages 12-up. Immortal Beloved gains Eternally Yours by Cate Tiernan (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316035965), ages 12-up. And The Magnolia League issues The White Glove War by Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0316187503), ages 15-up.


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E Is for Echidna: My Australian Word Book by Bronwyn Bancroft (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1921714610) is a companion to W Is for Wombat. Ages up to 3.

An A to Z of Fairies by Caroline Stills, illus. by Heath McKenzie (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1921714504). This introduction to fairies features a search-and-find element. Ages up to 5.

Kangaroo and Crocodile: My Big Book of Australian Animals by Bronwyn Bancroft (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1921714252) spotlights antipodean animals. Ages up to 5.

Itsy-Bitsy Animals by Margaret Wild, illus. by Jan Ormerod (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1921714429). Frolicking critters reinforce the joys of being small. Ages up to 5.

Where Are Santa’s Pants? by Richard Merritt (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1921541506). Children search for Santa’s missing trousers in this seek-and-find book. Ages 7 to 9.


Brigid Lucy returns in Brigid Lucy and the Princess Tower by Leonie Norrington, illus. by Tamsin Ainslie (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1921541704), ages 7 to 9.


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Burn by Heath Gibson (Aug. 8, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0738730950). A troubled minister’s son joins the volunteer fire department to fight fires he sets himself. Ages 13-up.

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills (Oct. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738732510) centers on a radio-loving trans-youth who’s trying to find himself. Ages 13-up.

Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lynne Lazear (Aug. 8, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0738732480). This steampunk fantasy launches the Aether Chronicles. Ages 12-up.

No Man’s Land by S.T. Underdahl (Nov. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738733050). Dov’s older brother returns from Afghanistan physically and psychologically injured. Ages 13-up.

Narc by Crissa-Jean Chappell (Aug. 8, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0738732473). A teenage boy goes undercover for the police and must lie to everyone he knows. Ages 14-up.

Henry Franks by Peter Adam Salomon (Sept. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738733364). A motherless teen tries to discover the truth behind his grotesque scars. Ages 14-up.


Hearts of Stone offers Redemption by Veronique Launier (Sept. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738730745), ages 12-up. Skyship Academy releases Crimson Rising by Nick James (Sept. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738723426), ages 12-up. Foxfire by Karen Kincy (Oct. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738730578) is a new Other novel, ages 12-up. Joining the Skyscraper Throne is City’s Son by Tom Pollock (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0738734309), ages 13-up. Bandia Novels gains Silver by Talia Vance (Sept. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738733036), ages 13-up. And Witch Eyes issues Demon Eyes by Scott Tracey (Oct. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0738726458), ages 13-up.



Not for Parents presents Not for Parents Australia (Nov. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1743214220), Not for Parents Britain (Nov. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1743214213), Not for Parents China (Nov. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1743214275), Not for Parents Extreme Planet (Nov. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1743214244), Not for Parents: How to Be a World Explorer (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1743214251), and Not for Parents USA (Nov. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1743214237), ages 8-up.


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Excuse Me, I’m Trying to Read by Mary Jo Amani, illus. by Lehla Eldridge (July 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1934133514, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1934133521). As a girl attempts to read her book, African animals who also want to read interrupt her. Ages 3 to 6.

The Young Healer by Frank McMillan III (July 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1934133491, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1934133507). Searching for medicine that will heal his brother, a boy and his grandfather embark on a Lakota vision quest in New York City. Ages 9 to 12.


Sweet Baby Feet by Margaret O’Hair, illus. by Tracy Dockray (Nov. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0374373481) celebrates the titular body parts. Ages 1 to 3.

Creature Count: A Prehistoric Rhyme by Brenda Huante, illus. by Vincent Nguyen (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374336059) is a counting book featuring creatures of long ago. Ages 3 to 6.

Working Mummies by Joan Horton, illus. by Drazen Kozjan (July 17, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0374385248) spotlights working mothers in the monster world. Ages 3 to 6.

Building Our House by Jonathan Bean (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374380236) recounts a family’s DIY adventure. Ages 3 to 6.

The Chandeliers by Vincent X. Kirsch (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374398989). Rufus tries to find his place in a family of talented theatrical giraffes. Ages 4 to 8.

The Seven Tales of Trinket by Shelley Moore Thomas (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374367459) presents a new fantasy tale. Ages 8 to 12.

Fourmile by Watt Key (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374350956). When a stranger arrives on his Alabama farm, a boy gets caught up in an ominous clash. Ages 9 to 12.

Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose (July 17, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-0374304683) tells of one bird’s strength, adaptability, and determination. Ages 10 to 15.

52 Reasons to Hate My Father by Jessica Brody (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374323035) offers a riches-to-rags comedy. Ages 12 to 17.

Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374373665) involves mermaids, ghosts, and a century-old curse. Ages 12 to 17.

Crewel by Gennifer Albin (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374316419). In a world that would dictate her destiny, a girl dares to break free. Ages 12 to 17.

The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374349059). After Darcy trusts a new boy at school, his betrayal leads to her arrest. Ages 12 to 17.

Because It Is My Blood by Gabrielle Zevin (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374380748) is the sequel to All These Things I’ve Done. Ages 12 to 17.

Dead Girl Moon by Charlie Price (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374317522). Three teenage murder suspects hunt down a killer. Ages 13 to 18.


Execution: Escape from Furnace 5 by Alexander Gordon Smith (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374362249) is the final Furnace novel, ages 12 to 17. And Young Sherlock Holmes returns in Black Ice by Andrew Lane (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374387693), ages 12 to 17.


Ava and the Real Lucille by Cari Best, illus. by Madeline Valentine (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374399030). After two sisters enter a writing competition to win a pet, their prize isn’t the dog they expected. Ages 4 to 8.

The Quiet Place by Sarah Stewart, illus. by David Small (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374325657) is a story about making a new place into home. Ages 5 to 10.

Kelsey Green, Reading Queen by Claudia Mills, illus. by Rob Shepperson (Oct. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0374374853). Kelsey will do whatever it takes to win the school reading contest. Ages 7 to 10.

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L’Engle, illus. by Hope Larson (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0374386153) is a graphic adaptation of this classic. Ages 10 to 15.

Holding On to Zoe by George Ella Lyon (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374332648). When reality, memories, and delusions collide, a mother goes far to save her child—and herself. Ages 14 to 19.

My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0374351236) is a novel, in verse, about a teen caught in a cycle of prostitution and addiction. Ages 14 to 19.


Leave Your Sleep by Natalie Merchant, illus. by Barbara McClintock (Nov. 13, hardcover with CD; $24.99, ISBN 978-0374343682). The singer-songwriter adapts classic children’s poetry to music. All ages.

The Bear in the Book by Kate Banks, illus. by Georg Hallensleben (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374305918). A boy’s bedtime ritual overlaps with a bear’s. Ages 3 to 6.

Mom, It’s My First Day of Kindergarten! by Hyewon Yum (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374350048). On the first day of school, one boy is very excited—and one mom is very worried. Ages 4 to 7.

On the Road to Mr. Mineo’s by Barbara O’Connor (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0374380021) is a tale involving Southern charm and a one-legged pigeon. Ages 8 to 12.

Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind by Valerie Hobbs (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374324964) offers an ode to great teachers and overcoming prejudices. Ages 9 to 13.

The Magician’s Apprentice by Kate Banks, illus. by Peter Sís (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0374347161). Traveling with a kind magician, a boy reexamines his beliefs about the world and himself. Ages 10 to 14.


Who’s Who? by Ken Geist, illus. by Henry Cole (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312644376). This riff on “Over in the Meadow” features animal twins. Ages 1 to 3.

Moby Dick: Chasing the Great White Whale by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Andrew Glass (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312662974) climbs aboard the Pequod with Captain Ahab. Ages 4 to 6.

As the Crow Flies by Sheila Keenan, illus. by Kevin Duggan (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312621568) takes a look at the noisy, clever birds. Ages 4 to 6.

The Forgiveness Garden by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Christy Hale (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312625993). Inspired by the Garden of Forgiveness in Beirut, this is a parable about resolving conflicts. Ages 4 to 6.

Kate and Nate Are Running Late! by Kate Egan, illus. by Dan Yaccarino (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1250000804). What happens when a family oversleeps? Ages 4 to 7.

Flabbersmashed About You by Rachel Vail, illus. by Yumi Heo (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312613457). Katie’s best friend wants to be friends with someone else. Ages 4 to 8.

Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody by Rick Walton, illus. by Nathan Hale (July 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0312553661) is a send-up of Ludwig Bemelmans’s Madeline. Ages 4 to 8.

Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods: An Intrepid Eater’s Digest by Andrew Zimmern (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250019295). The TV food show host shares his culinary experiences. Ages 8 to 12.

What Body Part Is That? A Wacky Guide to the Funniest, Weirdest, and Most Disgustingest Parts of Your Body by Andy Griffiths, illus. by Terry Denton (Nov. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0312367909) takes a silly look at the body. Ages 8 to 12.

Ten Good and Bad Things About My Life (So Far) by Ann M. Martin (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312642990). Pearl’s first fifth grade assignment is to write an essay about her complicated summer. Ages 9 to 12.

Shadow by Michael Morpurgo (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312606596). In this story, a dog truly is a boy’s best friend. Ages 10 to 14.

Homesick by Kate Klise (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1250008428). Benny copes with his mom leaving home and his dad becoming a hoarder. Ages 10 to 14.

The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. Valente, illus. by Ana Juan (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312649623) is the sequel to The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. Ages 10 to 14.

The 13th Sign by Kristin O’ Donnell Tubb (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312583521). This novel set in 2013 imagines the implications of a newly discovered zodiac sign. Ages 10 to 14.

Before You Go by James Preller (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312561079). The summer before his senior year, Jude gets a job, falls in love, and sees his life spin out of control. Ages 12 to 17.

Heaven by Alexandra Adornetto (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312656287) concludes the Halo trilogy. Ages 12 to 17.

The Raft by S.A. Bodeen (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312650100). A teenage girl, the sole survivor of a plane crash, becomes stranded on a desert island. Ages 12 to 17.

Outpost by Ann Aguirre (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312650094) is a sequel to Enclave. Ages 12 to 17.

Safekeeping by Karen Hesse (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250011343). In a futuristic U.S. on the verge of collapse, a girl returns home to find her parents gone. Ages 12 to 17.

Have a Nice Day by Julie Halpern (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312606602) reveals what happens when Anna returns home after a stay in a mental hospital. Ages 12 to 17.

Eve and Adam by Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312583514). Eve’s mother instructs her to create the perfect boy. Ages 13 to 18.

Passenger by Andrew Smith (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250004871) is a follow-up to The Marbury Lens. Ages 14 to 19.


Tumford returns in Tumford’s Rude Noises by Nancy Tillman (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0312368418), ages 4 to 6. And Miss Lina’s Ballerinas star in Miss Lina’s Ballerinas and the Wicked Wish by Grace Maccarone, illus. by Christine Davenier (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1250005809), ages 4 to 6.


Les Petits Fairytales: Cinderella (Oct. 30, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0805096248); and Snow White (Oct. 30, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0805096231) by Trixie Belle and Melissa Caruso-Scott, illus. by Oliver Lake, are young-audience retellings of fairy-tale classics. Ages 1 to 3.

B Is for Brooklyn by Selina Alko (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805092134) takes an alphabetical tour of the borough also known as Kings County. Ages 2 to 6.

Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere (July 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0805095098). All a hungry-seeming monster really wants is a sloppy goodnight kiss. Ages 3 to 5.

Snowboy 1, 2, 3 by Joe Wahman, illus. by Wendy Wahman (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0805087321) is a wintertime counting book. Ages 3 to 6.

Who Has This Tail? by Laura Hulbert, illus. by Erik Brooks (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805094299) presents a guessing game. Ages 3 to 7.

Grammy Lamby and the Secret Handshake by Kate Klise, illus. by Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805093131). A shy lamb grows to love his grandmother. Ages 4 to 8.

The Monster Who Lost His Mean by Tiffany Strelitz Haber, illus. by Kirstie Edmunds (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805093759). A little monster has a big problem. Ages 4 to 8.

Awesome Autumn by Bruce Goldstone (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805092103) celebrates fall facts. Ages 4 to 8.

Lenore Finds a Friend: A True Story from Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0805092202) is a follow-up to Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm. Ages 4 to 8.

Seahorses by Jennifer Keats Curtis, illus. by Chad Wallace (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805092394) focuses on the ocean creatures. Ages 4 to 8.

If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Wendell Minor (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0805091373). A child spends time with the writer and naturalist. Ages 5 to 9.

Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805091083) showcases the work of the inventor. Ages 6 to 10.

Discovered! A Beagle Called Bella by Wendy Orr, illus. by Patricia Castelao (Jan. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0805095050) tells of an energetic puppy. Ages 7 to 10.

Sailing to Freedom by Martha Bennett Stiles (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805092387). Can Ray help a stowaway slave reach freedom? Ages 8 to 12.

Return to the Willows by Jacqueline Kelly, illus. by Clint Young (Oct. 30, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0805094138). Mole, Ratty, Toad, and Badger are back in a sequel to Wind in the Willows. Ages 8 to 12.

Haunted Histories: Creepy Castles, Dark Dungeons, and Powerful Palaces by J.H. Everett and Marilyn Scott-Waters (July 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0805089714) explores eerie locales. Ages 9 to 12.

Lincoln’s Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever by Bill O’Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0805096750) chronicles the events surrounding the shooting of the 16th president. Ages 10 to 15.

Handbook for Hot Witches: Dame Darcy’s Illustrated Guide to Magic, Love, and Creativity by Dame Darcy (Aug. 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0805093797) is a guide for aspiring spellcasters. Ages 12 to 17.

Pizza, Love, and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous by Kathryn Williams (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805092851). Can a role on a teen reality show lead to a scholarship at an elite cooking school—and a summer romance? Ages 12 to 17.

Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier, trans. by Anthea Bell (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805092660) continues the Ruby Red trilogy. Ages 12 to 17.

Courtship and Curses by Marissa Doyle (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0805091878). A young witch falls in love—and secretly saves England. Ages 14 to 19.

Necromancing the Stone by Lish McBride (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805090994) is a sequel to Hold Me Closer, Necromancer. Ages 14 to 19.

Miss Fortune Cookie by Lauren Bjorkman (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805089516). A teen with a secret advice blog finds herself in need of counsel. Ages 14 to 19.


Maybelle returns in Maybelle and the Haunted Cupcake by Katie Speck, illus. by Paul Rátz de Tagyos (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805094688), ages 7 to 10. Rainbow Street gains Stolen!: A Pony Called Pebbles by Wendy Orr), illus. by Patricia Castelao (Nov. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0805095036), ages 7 to 10. Piper Reed stars in Piper Reed, Forever Friend by Kimberly Willis Holt, illus. by Christine Davenier (Aug. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0805090086), ages 8 to 11. And Treasure on Superstition Mountain by Elise Broach, illus. by Antonio Javier Caparo (Oct. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0805077636), is a new Superstition Mountain novel, ages 8 to 12.


Amazing ABC by Sean Kenney (July 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0805094640) is an alphabet book featuring LEGO creations. Ages 2 to 5.

Cool Castles by Sean Kenney (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0805095395) showcases LEGO models of castles, knights, and dragons. Ages 4 to 9.

Guy-Write: What Every Guy Writer Needs to Know by Ralph Fletcher (July 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0805094046) is a resource for boys. Ages 8 to 14.

For What It’s Worth by Janet Tashjian (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805093650). In 1971, a music buff gets Ouija board messages from deceased musicians. Ages 12 to 17.

Chasing the Skip by Janci Patterson (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0805093919) is a novel about a bounty hunter, an untrustworthy daughter, a bad boy, and a road trip gone awry. Ages 12 to 17.


The Creature from My Closet adds Potterwookiee by Obert Skye (Sept. 18, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0805094510), ages 9 to 12.


Abe Lincoln’s Dream by Lane Smith (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596436084) examines the legacy of the president. Ages 5 to 9.

Henry and the Cannons: An Extraordinary True Story of the American Revolution by Don Brown (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596432666). Before Washington crossed the Delaware, Henry Knox crossed Massachusetts in winter, with 59 cannons in tow. Ages 5 to 9.

Pickle: The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School by Kim Baker, illus. by Tim Probert (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1596437654) introduces a group of prank-loving kids. Ages 8 to 12.

Don’t Feed the Boy by Irene Latham, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Oct. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1596437555). The son of zookeepers becomes smitten with a girl who visits every day. Ages 8 to 12.

The Worm Whisperer by Betty Hicks, illus. by Ben Hatke (Jan. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1596434905). Ellis thinks he can talk to insects. Ages 8 to 12.

The Girl Is Trouble by Kathryn Miller Haines (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1596436107) is a follow-up to The Girl Is Murder. Ages 12 to 17.

Auracle by Gina Rosati (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596437104). Anna’s ability to astrally project out of her body takes a terrifying turn. Ages 12 to 17.

Promised by Caragh M. O’Brien (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1596435711) concludes the Birthmarked trilogy. Ages 12 to 17.

Sugar, Fat, Salt: How Your Food Is Fooling You by David A. Kessler, M.D. (Dec. 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1596438316) adapts the adult book The End of Overeating for teens. Ages 12 to 17.

Emily’s Dress and Other Missing Things by Kathryn Burak (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1596437364). Emily Dickinson’s poetry and dress help Claire come to terms with her mother’s suicide and her friend’s disappearance. Ages 13 to 18.


Charlie Joe Jackson returns in Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Extra Credit by Tommy Greenwald, illus. by J.P. Coovert (Aug. 7, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1596436923), ages 9 to 12.



My Readers presents Castle: How It Works (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1596437449); and Jet Plane: How It Works (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1596437647) by David Macaulay and Sheila Keenan, ages 7 to 8.


Legends of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1596438064, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1596434479) is a sequel to Zita the Spacegirl. Ages 8 to 12.

Broxo by Zack Giallongo (Oct. 2, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596435513). A warrior princess shows up at the cave of the only surviving member of a barbarian tribe. Ages 10 to 14.

Curses! Foiled Again by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mike Cavallaro (Jan. 8, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1596436190) is a sequel to Foiled! Ages 11 to 16.

Bloody Chester by J.T. Petty, illus. by Hilary Florido (July 3, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-1596431003) presents a horror tale set in the old West. Ages 14 to 19.

Sumo by Thien Pham (Dec. 11, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1596435810). A washed-up football player abandons his old life to become an aspiring sumo wrestler. Ages 14 to 19.


Adventures in Cartooning offers Christmas Special by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost (Sept. 18, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1596437302), ages 4 to 8. And the Resistance trilogy wraps up with Victory by Carla Jablonski, illus. by Leland Purvis (July 17, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1596432932), ages 12 to 17.


From the Good Mountain: How Gutenberg Changed the World by James Rumford (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1596435421) describes how the first printed book came to be. Ages 4 to 8.

Island: A Story of the Galápagos by Jason Chin (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596437166) explores the evolving terrain and animals of the Galápagos. Ages 5 to 9.

It’s a Dog’s Life: How Man’s Best Friend Sees, Hears, and Smells the World by Susan E. Goodman, illus. by David Slonim (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596434486) examines the inner life of dogs. Ages 6 to 9.

Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words by Leda Schubert, illus. by Gerard DuBois (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1596435292) profiles famed mime Marcel Marceau. Ages 4 to 8.

Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—The World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1596434875) chronicles the creation of the atomic bomb. Ages 10 to 15.


Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead, illus. by Erin Stead (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596437456) is a tale of friendship and patience. Ages 2 to 6.

Little Tug by Stephen Savage (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1596436480) centers on a hardworking boat. Ages 2 to 6.

Bunnies on Ice by Johanna Wright (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596434042) reveals a young rabbit’s ice-skating dreams. Ages 2 to 6.

Mousterpiece by Jane Breskin Zalben (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596435490). A mouse living in a museum discovers her true calling. Ages 3 to 7.

The Ant and the Grasshopper by Rebecca Emberley, illus. by Ed Emberley (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596434936) gives the classic tale a Cajun twist. Ages 3 to 7.

Lucy Can’t Sleep by Amy Schwartz (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596435438) is a story offering an antidote to a restless night. Ages 4 to 8.

A Is for Musk Ox by Erin Cabatingan, illus. by Matthew Myers (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1596436763). Two animals lead a romp through the alphabet. Ages 5 to 8.


Bad Kitty stars in Bad Kitty School Daze by Nick Bruel (Dec. 24, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1596436701), ages 7 to 10.



Dog Whisperer continues with The Ghost by Nicholas Edwards (Nov 13, paper, $7.99; 978-0312370961), ages 8 to 12.


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Benny’s Brigade by Arthur Bradford, illus. by Lisa Hanawalt (Aug. 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1936365616). A tiny walrus and three slugs embark on a sailing adventure. Ages 4 to 8.

The Night Riders by Matt Furie (Aug. 14, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1936365562) follows a frog and a rat’s nighttime dirt-bike expedition. Ages 4 to 8.

Hang Glider and Mud Mask by Brian McMullen and Jason Jagel (Nov. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1936365838). Two characters encounter each other in a book with two front covers and two spines. Ages 4 to 8.

Crabtree, illus. by Tucker Nichols and Jon Nichols (Dec. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1936365821). A hoarder searches for his missing teeth. Ages 4 to 8.

Stories 1,2,3,4 by Eugene Ionesco, illus. by Etienne Delessert (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1936365517) brings this collection back into print for the first time since the 1970s. Ages 5 to 10.

The Expeditioners by S.S. Taylor (Dec. 11, hardcover, $22.00, ISBN 978-1938073069) is set in an era when computers have failed, electricity is extinct, and the race is on to discover new lands. Ages 10 to 14.


Toodles and Teeny: A Story About Friendship by Jill Neimark and Marcella Bakur Weiner, illus. by JoAnn Adinolfi (July 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1433811982, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1433811999) emphasizes the importance of friendship. Ages 4 to 8.


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A Rule Is to Break: A Child’s Guide to Anarchy by John Seven and Jana Christy (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1933149257) discusses making the world a better place by thinking for yourself and helping others. All ages.



Hank the Cowdog adds The Big Question by John Erickson, illus. by Gerald Holmes (Oct. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1591882602, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1591881605), ages 8-up.


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The Black Rose by James Bartholomeusz (Dec. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1605425375) is the second book in the Seven Stars trilogy. Ages 12-up.


Encyclopedia of World Animals by Ian Rohr (Sept. 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1921580253). Photos illustrate this A-Z reference about the world’s wildlife. Ages 6 to 12.


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Silhouette of a Sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1571317018). In 1926, a teen with a passion for ornithology is sent to a lake resort to escape the polio epidemic. Ages 12 to 18.


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One Frozen Lake by Deborah Jo Larson, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0873518666). A man introduces his grandchild to the art of ice fishing. Ages 3-up.


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Inside the Body by Pierre-Marie Valat (Nov. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034123) reveals what happens to the food we eat. Ages 3 to 5.

The Egg by Rene Mettler (Aug. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851033805) shows how a chick develops, grows, and hatches. Ages 3 to 5.

Trains by James Prunier (Aug. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034000) showcases steam trains from various countries. Ages 3 to 5.

Trees by Christian Broutin (Aug. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034017) follows a seed’s growth into a tree. Ages 3 to 5.

Vegetables by Gilbert Houbre (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034024) introduces a variety of vegetables. Ages 3 to 5.

The Town by Christian Broutin (Oct. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851033959) reveals how a town develops over time. Ages 3 to 5.

The Riverbank by Laura Bour (Oct. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851033935) examines river wildlife. Ages 3 to 5.

Birds by Rene Mettler (Oct. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851033973) spotlights the world of birds. Ages 3 to 5.

Fish Underwater by Pierre de Hugo (Nov. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034093) focuses on undersea creatures. Ages 3 to 5.

Let’s Look at the Rainforest by Ute Fuhr, illus. by Raoul Sautai (Oct. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1851033607) showcases the rainforest’s plant and animal life. Ages 6 to 9.


My First Discoveries issues Atlas of Space by Donald Grant (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034079); The Butterfly by Heliadore (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034048); and Insects by Sabine Krawczyk (Oct. 1, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-1851034116), ages 3 to 5. New Torchlight releases are Let’s Look at Fairies, Witches, Giants and Dragons by Christian Broutin (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $11.99, ISBN 978-1851033584); and Let’s Look at the Zoo by Night by Sabine Krawczyk (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $11.99, ISBN 978-1851033331), ages 5 to 8. And First Discovery Art introduces The Louvre by Tony Ross (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $11.99, ISBN 978-1851032303), ages 7 to 11.


Healthy Foods from A to Z / Comida sana de la A a la Z by Stephanie Maze, illus. by Renée Comet (Sept. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0983498315) is a bilingual book that introduces the alphabet, food facts, and related activities. Ages 3-up.