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The Second Sign by Elizabeth Arroyo (Feb. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1938404313). Gabby has come to the conclusion that love is responsible for war, jealousy, and other sins. Ages 13 to 18.

Fraction of Stone by Kelley Lynn (Mar. 21, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-1938404375). Rydan is the only one among the Tarmack nation with the ability to wield magic. Ages 13-up.


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I See the Sun continues with I See the Sun in Myanmar by Dedie King, illus. by Judith Inglese (June 17, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1935874201), ages 5 to 11.


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The Mighty Quinn by Robyn Parnell, illus. by Katie and Aaron DeYoe (May 14, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1938063107) centers on a teen who’s bullied by a peer and whose sister outshines him athletically and socially. Ages 8 to 12.

Cool World Cooking by Lisa Wagner (July 16, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1938063121) compiles more than 50 recipes illustrated with how-to photos. Ages 8 to 12.


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A Day at the Lake by Stephanie Wallingford and Dawn Rynders, illus. by Erica Pelton Villnave (Mar. 20, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1938063039). Three children enjoy a trip to the lake. Ages 2 to 6.

Nalah and the Pink Tiger by Anne Sawyer-Aitch (Mar. 12, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1938063008). A pink tiger “follows” an imaginative girl home from the zoo and creates havoc. Ages 2-up.

Betsy’s Day at the Game by Greg Bancroft, illus. by Katherine Blackmore (Apr. 9, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1938063015). Betsy and her grandfather visit a baseball park on game day. Ages 6 to 9.


The Witch Next Door by Norman Bridwell (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545547635) brings this tale back into print. Ages 4 to 8.

Jackie Robinson: American Hero by Sharon Robinson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545569156; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545540063) focuses on the baseball legend. Ages 5 to 7.

Rachel Crow: From the Heart by Riley Brooks (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545550000) introduces this singer. Ages 8 to 12.

42: The Official Movie Novel by Aaron Rosenberg (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545537537) ties into this movie about Jackie Robinson’s life. Ages 8 to 12.

Money Run by Jack Heath (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545512664). When a heist goes wrong, a teen thief finds herself in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse. Ages 12-up.

Defriended by Ruth Baron (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545423571). Jason establishes an online relationship with a girl who allegedly died a year earlier. Ages 14-up.

Wickedpedia by Chris Van Etten (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545415873). Someone is editing Wikipedia articles about teens dying in gruesome ways—and they’re coming true. Ages 14-up.


Lalaloopsy adds Dress-up Day! (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545531818), ages 3 to 5; and The New Neighbor by Lauren Cecil (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545531801), ages 4 to 8. Double Duel by Ace Landers (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545468237) is a new Hot Wheels title, ages 4 to 7. LEGO City gains Detective Chase McCain: Stop that Heist! by Trey King, illus. by Kenny Kiernan (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545495967); Comic Reader: Space Escape by Rafat Kotsut, illus. by Ameet Studio (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545529471); and Halloween Rescue by King, illus. by Sean Wang (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545515726), ages 4 to 8. NBA issues Reader: All Stars by John Fawaz (Mar. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545367677), ages 4 to 8; and Beasts of the East/Wonders of the West by John Smallwood (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545367592), ages 7 to 10. The Magic School Bus releases Dinosaur Rescue by Joanna Cole and Jenne Simon, illus. by Bruce Degen (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545497541), ages 4 to 8. And Scholastic Readers gains The Pooches of Peppermint Park: Dottie and the Dog Show by Teddy Slater, illus. by Arthur Howard (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545469258), ages 4 to 8.

Scooby-Doo returns in Comic Storybook: Dino Destruction by Lee Howard (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545501866), ages 4 to 8; and Mystery: The Haunting of Pirate Cove by Kate Howard (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545386784), ages 7 to 10. LEGO DC Superheroes introduces Comic Reader #1 (June 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545480284) and Comic Reader #2 (June 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545480291), ages 4 to 8. Power Rangers Megaforce presents Reader #1 by Ace Landers (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545541213), ages 4 to 8. LEGO Legends of Chima offers Activity Book: Lions and Eagles (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545517539), ages 6 to 9; and Chapter Books: Attack of the Crocodiles (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545516495) and Beware of the Wolves (June 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545516501) by Greg Farshtey; and Comic Readers: The Legend Begins (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545517508) and Cragger’s Revenge (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545517515) by Trey King, ages 7 to 10.

LEGO Friends issues Chapter Book: Lights, Camera, Girl Power! by Cathy Hapka (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545516549), Activity Book: Olivia’s Great Idea (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545517591), and Comic Reader: A Puppy Tale by Sierra Harimann (Aug 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545517546), ages 7 to 10. LEGO Star Wars releases Empire Strikes Out by Ace Landers (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545552240), ages 7 to 10. Puppy in My Pocket: Trick or Treat by Sierra Harimann (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545281447) joins Puppy in My Pocket, ages 7 to 10. Infinity Ring continues with The Trap Door by Lisa McMann (Feb. 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545386982; and Curse of the Ancients by Matt De La Pena (June 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545386999), ages 8 to 12. LEGO Hero Factory continues with Secret Mission #4: Robot Rampage (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545476720) and Secret Mission: Mirror World (May 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545512718) by Greg Farshtey, ages 8 to 12. The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers presents Day of Doom by David Baldacci (Mar. 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545298445), ages 8 to 12. And joining Dear America are Down the Rabbit Hole by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545297011) and A City Tossed and Broken by Judy Blundell (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545310222), ages 10 to 14.



Boris by Andrew Joyner debuts with Boris on the Move (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545484428; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484435) and Boris Gets a Lizard (June 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545484466; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484473), ages 5 to 7. Launching Lotus Lane are by Kyla May are Kiki: My Stylish Life (May 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484473; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545445122) and Coco: My Delicious Life (July 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545496155; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545445146), ages 5 to 7. Missy’s Super Duper Royal Deluxe starts up with Picture Day (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545496094; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545438513) and Class Pets (June 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545496100; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545438520) by Susann Nees, ages 5 to 7. Looniverse by David Lubar, illus. by Matt Loveridge, launches with Stranger Things (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545496018; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545496025) and Meltdown Madness (July 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545496032; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545496049), ages 5 to 7. And The Notebook of Doom by Troy Cummings debuts with Rise of the Balloon Goons (July 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545493222; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545493239), ages 5 to 7.


Rain, Rain, Go Away by Caroline Jayne Church (Feb. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545485425) illustrates the familiar nursery rhyme. Up to age 3.

Away We Go! by Chiêu Anh Urban (June 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545461795). This book with die-cuts introduces shapes though images of planes, trains, and automobiles. Up to age 3.

Skip Hop: My Backpack! by Weldon Swanson (July 1, novelty book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545497497) is a lift-the-flap board book featuring the characters from Skip Hop’s Zoo backpacks. Up to age 3.

Horsey Up and Down by Kei Bernstein, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church (July 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545512046) is an interactive book of opposites. Up to age 3.

Good Morning, Sunshine! by Sandra Magsamen (Feb. 1, novelty book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545436458). Tabs and flaps reveal morning kitchen routines. Ages 2 to 4.

My Pumpkin by Lily Karr, illus. by Doreen Mulryan Marts (July 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545493321) is a pumpkin-shaped board book offering a Halloween tale. Ages 2 to 4.

My Pretty Princess Dress by Ilanit Oliver, illus. by Genevieve Leloup (July 1, novelty book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545477208) presents six dresses for princess dolls. Ages 2 to 4.

Guess Who? by Jannie Ho (July 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545493314) features die-cut eye holes and six different masks. Ages 2 to 4.

Let It Rain (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545453431) and Let It Shine (June 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545453448) by Maryann Cocca-Leffler celebrate springtime; and summer. Ages 3 to 5.

Mama, Will I Be Yours Forever? by Anna Pignataro (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545460743) pays tribute to the mother-child bond. Ages 3 to 5.

You Mean the World to Me by Bayne Gibby, illus. by David Walker (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545405706) presents a poem about a mother’s love for her child. Ages 3 to 5.

I Will Keep You Safe and Sound by Lori Haskins Houran, illus. by Petra Brown (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545197519). Parents reassure young ones they are safe. Ages 3 to 5.

Uh-Oh, David! Sticker Book by David Shannon (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545437684) is a sticker book featuring the rule-breaking character. Ages 3 to 5.

Who Are We? by Alexis Barad-Cutler, illus. by Jane Chapman (June 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545467629). This guess-who story featuring animals has gatefold flaps. Ages 3 to 5.

Scaredycrow by Christopher Hernandez, illus. by Kyle Poling (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545393874) is a tale of a scarecrow who’s scared of everything, with a paper doll. Ages 3 to 5.

How Will I Get to School This Year? by Jerry Pallotta, illus. by David Biedrzycki (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545372886) offers a back-to-school story. Ages 3 to 5.


Can You See What I See? adds Out of This World by Walter Wick (Apr. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0545244688), ages 4 to 8. And Fly Guy returns in Fly Guy and the Frankenfly by Tedd Arnold (July 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545493284), ages 4 to 8.


Mommy’s Little Monster by Dawn McNiff, illus. by Kate Willis-Crowley (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545480574). Tiny Troll throws a giant tantrum when Mommy goes out. Ages 3 to 5.

Freaks by Kieran Larwood (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545474245). Misfits exhibited in a Victorian sideshow use their unique talents to solve crimes. Ages 10 to 14.

Haunters by Thomas Taylor (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545496445). When ghosts are time travelers from the future, does the past have a ghost of a chance? Ages 10 to 14.

The Look by Sophia Bennett (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545464383). A teen wondering if she can be both a supermodel and a super-sister finds her answer. Ages 12-up.


Bone by Tom Sniegoski, illus. by Jeff Smith (Feb. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0545141055; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545141062) concludes the Quest for the Spark trilogy. Ages 8 to 12.

Chickenhare by Chris Grine (Feb. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545485081) introduces a hero who’s half chicken, half rabbit. Ages 8 to 12.

Tommysaurus Rex by Doug Tennapel (June 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0545483827; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545483834) spotlights the friendship between a boy and his dinosaur. Ages 8 to 12.

The Silver Six by A.J. Lieberman, illus. by Darren Rawlings (July 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0545370974; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545370981). Orphans on the run search for a new home among the stars. Ages 8 to 12.


Potholders by Barbara Kane (Mar. 1, kit, $19.99, ISBN 978-0545449434) packages a loom and loops to make five woven projects. Ages 7 to 10.

Star Wars Thumb Doodles (Feb. 11, kit, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545492843) provides materials to make thumbprint versions of Star Wars characters. Ages 8-up.

Make Clay Charms by Kaitlyn Nichols (Feb. 11, kit, $21.99, ISBN 978-0545498562) offers instructions and materials for making and decorating clay charms. Ages 8-up.

It’s All About Us (Especially Me!) by Karen Phillips (Feb. 11, kit, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545492805) is a journal containing surveys to fill out. Ages 8-up.

Scoubidou by Karen Phillips (Feb. 11, kit, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545492836) reveals how to make 12 items from the round, hollow chord provided. Ages 8-up.

The Book of Impossible Objects by Pat Murphy (Feb. 11, kit, $19.99, ISBN 978-0545496476) rounds up 25 seemingly magic projects with scientific bases. Ages 8-up.

Dot Jewelry by April Chorba (Feb. 18, kit, $19.99, ISBN 978-0545492782) is a kit containing 1,500 pre-cut paper pieces and instructions for making jewelry. Ages 8-up.


The Green Bath by Margaret Mahy, illus. by Steven Kellogg (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545206679). Bath time becomes a fantastical adventure. Ages 4 to 8.

The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Axel Scheffler (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545477581). A snack-stealing villain gets his just deserts. Ages 4 to 8.

The Favorite Daughter by Allen Say (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545176620). A man helps his daughter find pride and inspiration. Ages 4 to 8.

The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy by Martha Brockenbrough, illus. by Israel Sanchez (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545244664). A tooth fairy from the Mesozoic era stages a comeback. Ages 4 to 8.

The Boy on Cinnamon Street by Phoebe Stone (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545218283) tells of a wounded girl and the boy who won’t give up on her. Ages 8 to 12.

Romeo Blue by Phoebe Stone (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545443609) is a follow-up to The Romeo and Juliet Code. Ages 8 to 12.

The Bird King: An Artist’s Notebook by Shaun Tan (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0545465137) compiles sketches, artwork, and personal reflection. Ages 10 to 14.

The Path of Names by Ari Goelman (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545474306) is a summer camp fantasy featuring mysteries, mazes, and magic. Ages 10 to 14.

A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545397360). A mother and daughter escape their former life in this launch to the Colors of Madeleine trilogy. Ages 12-up.

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545417792). This novel of love, death, technology, and art is set in a futuristic Brazil. Ages 14-up.

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545509893) is a story about being out and proud. Age 14-up.



Rookie Toddler offers Baby Animals (Feb. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531215777), Counting Tools 1 to 10 (Feb. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531215784), abc (Feb. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531215760), and Shapes (Feb. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531215791), ages 1 to 3. Rookie Biographies welcomes George Washington (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247020), Harriet Tubman (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247037), and Martin Luther King Jr. (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247044) by Wil Mara; and Steve Jobs (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247051), Walt Disney (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247068), and Barack Obama (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247013) by Joanne Mattern, ages 3 to 6. And new Rookie Read About Science titles by Lisa M. Herrington are Milk to Ice Cream (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247082), Tomatoes to Ketchup (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247099), Beans to Chocolate (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247075), and Trees to Paper (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531247105), ages 3 to 6.

Joining Nature’s Children are Gorillas (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243039) and Sea Turtle (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243077) by Vicki Franchino; Polar Bears by Tamra Orr (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243060); Working Dogs (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243107) and Owls (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243053) by Josh Gregory; King Cobras (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243046), Wild Horses (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243091), and Cheetahs (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243022) by Katie Marsico; Tasmanian Devils by Ruth Bjorklund (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243084); and Alligators by Timothy M. Daly (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531243015), ages 8 to 10. True Books: Guides to Life presents Cyberbullying (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531239223), Making Smart Choices (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531239247), Stop Bullying (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531239216), and Good Manners (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531239230) by Lucia Raatma, ages 8 to 10. And True Books: Dr. Mae Jemison and 100 Year Starship by Mae Jemison introduces The 100 Year Starship (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531240601), Journey Through Our Solar System (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531240618), Exploring Our Sun (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531240625, and Discovering New Planets (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531240632), ages 8 to 10.

True Books Biographies greets Hillary Clinton (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531238776) and Barack Obama (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531238752) by Robin S. Doak; and Bill and Melinda Gates (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531238769) and Steve Jobs (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531238783) by Josh Gregory, ages 8 to 10. True Book: Disasters continues with The Superstorm Hurricane Sandy by Josh Gregory (Feb. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531237519), ages 8 to 10. And Cornerstones of Freedom continues with Steve Jobs by Josh Gregory (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219645); African Americans in the Thirteen Colonies by Michael Burgan (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219584); Environmental Protection by Wil Mara (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219614); The British Colonies in North America (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219607, The Vietnam War (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219669), The Titanic (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219652), and The Attack on Pearl Harbor (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219591) by Peter Benoit; and Internet Inventors (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219676) and The United States and Mexico (Feb. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531219638) by Nel Yomtov, ages 9 to 11.



You Wouldn’t Want to… introduces You Wouldn’t Want to Explore with Lewis and Clark! by Jacqueline Morley, illus. by Mark Bergin (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531230398); and You Wouldn’t Want to Be an American Colonist! (Revised Edition) (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531245026) and You Wouldn’t Want to Meet Typhoid Mary! (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531230411) by Morley, You Wouldn’t Want to Sail on the Titanic! (Revised Edition) by David Stewart (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531245057), You Wouldn’t Want to Be in a Medieval Dungeon! (Revised Edition) by Fiona MacDonald (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531245040), You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Civil War Soldier! (Revised Edition) by Thomas Ratliff (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531245033), and You Wouldn’t Want to Be Sir Isaac Newton! (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531230404) and You Wouldn’t Want to Be on the First Flying Machine! by Ian Graham (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531230428), all illus. by David Antram, ages 8-up.


Mybook by Gabby Brooks, illus. by Rocco Melillo (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545484978) rounds up activities and quizzes. Ages 8 to 12.


The Lamb and the Butterfly by Arnold Sundgaard, illus. by Eric Carle (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545443265) is a redesigned edition of this tale. Ages 3 to 5.

Tea Time with Sophia Grace and Rosie by Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland, illus. by Shelagh McNicholas (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545502146). The British cousins who are frequent guests on the TV show Ellen host a princess tea party in this story. Ages 3 to 5.

Night Light by Nicholas Blechman (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545462631). Readers count the nighttime lights on various vehicles in this book with die-cuts. Ages 3 to 5.

The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf by Mark Teague (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0439915014) offers a twist on this fairy tale. Ages 3 to 5.

Lucky Ducklings by Eva Moore, illus. by Nancy Carpenter (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0439448611) Ducklings are rescued from a storm drain. Ages 5 to 7.


What If You Had Animal Teeth? by Sandra Markle, illus. by Howard McWilliam (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545484381) examines the teeth of various species. Ages 4 to 8.

101 Animal Records by Melvin Berger and Gilda Berger (Feb. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545427968) is a companion to 101 Animal Secrets and 101 Freaky Animals. Ages 7 to 10.

Wild Discoveries by Heather Montgomery (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545477673) focuses on wacky animals. Ages 7 to 10.

Kitty Corner: Guide to Kittens (Apr. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545484343) and The Puppy Place: Guide to Puppies (Apr. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545484336) by Ellen Miles are pet-care guides. Ages 7 to 10.

Infestation by Timothy Bradley (Apr. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545459044). A boy is sent to a boarding school infested with monstrous bugs. Ages 8 to 12.

Killer Species: Menace from the Deep by Michael P. Spradlin (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545506717) launches a series about genetically engineered predators destroying the environment. Ages 8 to 12.

Dog Tags: Semper Fido by C. Alexander London (May 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545477048). In this series launch, Gus and his dog deploy to Afghanistan. Ages 10 to 14.


Scholastic Readers adds Rainbow Magic: Pet Parade by Daisy Meadows (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545462976), ages 4 to 8. Ricky Vargas returns in Born to Be Funny! by Alan Katz, illus. by Stacy Curtis (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545313964), ages 5 to 7. Geronimo Stilton continues with Mouse in Space! by Geronimo Stilton and Kathryn McKeon (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545481915); and Rumble in the Jungle (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545481939) and Get Into Gear, Stilton! (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545481946) by Stilton, ages 7 to 10. Rainbow Magic by Daisy Meadows offers Special Edition: Lindsay the Luck Fairy (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545484923) and Special Edition: Brianna the Tooth Fairy (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545484947), ages 7 to 10. And Superstar Fairies by Daisy Meadows debuts with Jessie the Lyrics Fairy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484749), Adele the Voice Fairy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484756), Vanessa the Choreography Fairy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484763), Miley the Stylist Fairy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484787), Frankie the Makeup Fairy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484800), Alyssa the Star-Spotter Fairy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484817), and Cassie the Concert Fairy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484824), ages 7 to 10.

Monstrous Stories by Dr. Roach launches with Night of the Zombie Goldfish (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545425544), Attack of the Giant Hamster (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545425551), and Frogosaurus Vs. The Bog Monster (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545425568), ages 7 to 10. Thea Stilton’s Thea Stilton and the Dancing Shadows (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545481878) and Thea Stilton and the Legend of the Fire Flowers (June 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545481885) are new Thea Stilton titles, ages 7 to 10. Scream Team adds The Zombie at the Finish Line by Bill Doyle, illus. by Jared D. Lee (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545479783), ages 7 to 10. Launching Deep Dive by Adam Blade are Cephalox the Cyber Squid (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545427678, Silda the Electric Eel (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545427685), and Manak the Manta Ray (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545427692), ages 7 to 10. And The Puppy Place welcomes Teddy (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545462396) and Oscar (May 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545462419) by Ellen Miles, ages 7 to 10.

Geronimo Stilton Cavemice releases Watch Your Tail! by Geronimo Stilton (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545447751), ages 7 to 10. The Fashion Fairies by Daisy Meadows starts up with Miranda the Beauty Fairy (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484831), Claudia the Accessories Fairy (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484855), Tyra the Designer Fairy (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484862), Alexa the Fashion Editor Fairy (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484879), Jennifer the Hairstylist Fairy (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484886), Brooke the Photographer Fairy (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484893), and Lola the Fashion Show Fairy (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484909), ages 7 to 10. Paula Harrison’s Rescue Princesses debuts with The Secret Promise (June 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545509138) and The Wishing Pearl (June 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545509145), ages 7 to 10. And Launching Pet Hotel are Calling All Pets! (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545501804) and A Big Surprise (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545501828) by Kate Finch, illus. by John Steven Gurney and Tim Jessell, ages 7 to 10.

A Dog and His Girl Mysteries by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines-Stephens begins with Play Dead (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545436243) and Dead Man’s Best Friend (June 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545436250), ages 8 to 12. Confectionately Yours continues with Sugar and Spice by Lisa Papademetriou (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545222303), ages 8 to 12. Goosebumps Most Wanted issues How I Met My Monster by R.L. Stine (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545418003), ages 8 to 12. What I Don’t Know Might Hurt Me by Jim Benton (June 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545377652) joins Dear Dumb Diary Year Two, ages 8 to 12. Jewel Thieves debuts with Catch Us If You Can by Hope McLean (June 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545482882), ages 8 to 12. Profiles releases The Vietnam War by Daniel Polansky (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545488556), ages 10 to 14. And joining Bluford High are The Test by Peggy Kern (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545395526) and Pretty Ugly by Karyn Langhorne Folan (Apr. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545395533), ages 12-up.


Revenge of the Girl With the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545476997). Personable Lexi decides she’s going to be one of the pretty girls. Ages 12-up.

Spellbinding by Maya Gold (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545433808). A girl discovers the source of her powers in this story set in Salem, Mass. Ages 12-up.

That Time I Joined the Circus by J.J. Howard (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545433815). Searching for her long-absent mother, a girl ends up with a travelling circus. Ages 12-up.

The Last Academy by Anne Applegate (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545502047) relays the eerie goings-on at Cam’s new boarding school. Ages 12-up.

Rebel Spirits by Lois Ruby (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545426237). This tale of ghosts, love, and murder is set in modern-day Gettysburg, where the Civil War still looms large. Ages 12-up.

Forevermore by Cindy Miles (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545426220) is a romantic ghost mystery set in the Scottish Highlands. Ages 12-up.

Awaken by Meg Cabot (July 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545284127) wraps up the Abandon trilogy. Ages 14-up.


Unbroken by Paula Morris (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545416412) is a Ruined Novel, ages 12-up.


The Very Beary Tooth Fairy by Arthur A. Levine, illus. by Sarah S. Brannen (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0439439664). A curious bear’s loose tooth teaches him lessons about bravery, tolerance, and the power of a loving family. Ages 3 to 5.

Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545436793) is a tale of self-discovery. Ages 4 to 8.

Starring Jules (As Herself) by Beth Ain (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545443524) is a debut novel launching a chapter book series. Ages 7 to 10.

Dragon Run by Patrick Matthews (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545450683). A boy goes on the run in this fantasy debut. Ages 8 to 12.

Hold Fast by Blue Balliett (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545299886). A girl who falls into Chicago’s shelter system must solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance. Ages 8 to 12.

The Silver Door by Emily Rodda (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545429924) is the second installment of The Golden Door trilogy. Ages 8 to 12.

Hide and Seek by Kate Messner (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545419758) is the sequel to Capture the Flag. Ages 8 to 12.

When the Butterflies Came by Kimberley Griffiths Little (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545425131). A girl struggles with love, loss, family, and magic from the beyond. Ages 8 to 12.

Family Tree: Better to Wish by Ann M. Martin (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545359429) is the first installment of a series about four girls from four generations. Ages 8 to 12.

Scare Scape by Sam Fisher (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545521604). Three wishes go awry in this debut novel. Ages 8 to 12.

The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545284158) is the sequel to The False Prince. Ages 10 to 14.

Prisoner B-3087 by Ruth Gruener, Jack Gruener, and Alan Gratz (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545459013) is a novel based on the true story of a boy who survived 10 concentration camps. Ages 10 to 14.

Lawless by Jeffrey Salane (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545450294) launches a series set at school that provides the right education for kids on the wrong side of the law. Ages 10 to 14.

Andrew Jenks: My Adventures As a Young Filmmaker by Andrew Jenks (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0545417273). A documentary filmmaker tells his story. Ages 12-up.

Rotten by Michael Northrop (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545495875) is the story of a troubled teen and a rescued Rottweiler. Ages 12-up.

Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545464260). A teen transformed into a ravishing celebrity is still her original self on the inside. Ages 14-up.


Tony Baloney is back in School Rules by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illus. by Edwin Fotheringham (July 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545481663), ages 5 to 7. I Survived adds I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Lauren Tarshis (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545459365), ages 7 to 10. Play Makers by Mike Lupica (Feb. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545381833) joins Game Changers, ages 8 to 12. The Gatekeepers gains Oblivion by Anthony Horowitz (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0439680042), ages 8 to 12. Whatever After continues with Sink or Swim by Sarah Mlynowski (May 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545415699), ages 8 to 12. The Loser List issues Jinx of the Loser by H.N. Kowitt (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545507943), ages 8 to 12. Wings of Fire releases The Hidden Kingdom by Tui Sutherland (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545349208), ages 8 to 12. Joining Troubletwisters is The Mystery by Garth Nix and Sean Williams (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545258999), ages 8 to 12. And Ghost Buddy offers Never Feed a Hairy Buffalo! by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (July 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545298902), ages 8 to 12.



Fly Guy Presents debuts with Sharks by Tedd Arnold (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545507714), ages 4 to 8. And Scholastic Discover More adds Emergency Vehicles (Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545495639) and Puppies & Kittens (Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545495660) by Penelope Arlon, ages 4 to 8; Reptiles (July 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545505093), Sharks (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545495615), Rainforests (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545495622), and Weather (July 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545505161) by Arlon, ages 7 to 10; and World War II by Sean Callery (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545479752) and Disasters by David Burnie (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545479738), ages 10 to 14.


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Start to Stitch by Claire Buckley, Miriam Edwards, and Nancy Nicholson (June 1, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1844489077) outlines embroidery, appliqué, quilting, and patchwork projects. Ages 12-up.


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Listen to the Birds by Ana Gerhard, illus. by Cecilia Varela (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163895) introduces classical music. Ages 7 to 9.

Series in French

French Editions presents Le chat musicien by Joseph Beaulieu, illus. by Stephane Jorisch (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163000); Clo-Clo-Rico! by Claude Leveillee, illus. by Manon Gauthier (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163598); Le petit chien de laine by Lionel Daunais, illus. by Marie Lafrance (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163208); La Fabuleuse melodie de Frederic Petitpin by Don Gillmor, Michelle Campagne, and Davy Gallant, illus. by Marie-Louise Gay (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163307); Wapiti! by Christiane Duchesne, produced by Paul Kunigis, illus. by Geneviève Côté (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163437); Un canard a New York by Connie Kaldor (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163284); and Un tresor dans mon jardin by Gilles Vigneault, illus. by Stephane Jorisch (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163154), ages 3 to 5; and Un dimanche a Kyoto (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163086), Un cadeau pour Sophie (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163383), and Leo et les presqu’iles by (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163680) by Vigneault, illus. by Jorisch, ages 5 to 7.


What Makes a Baby by Cory Silverberg, illus. by Fiona Smyth (May 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1609804855) explains how babies arrive, whether from the fertility clinic or adoption agency, or the old-fashioned way. Ages 2 to 6.


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Cragbridge Hall by Chad Morris debuts with The Inventor’s Secret (Mar. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1609073268), ages 8 to 12. Farworld by J. Scott Savage adds Air Keep (Feb. 26, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1609073251), ages 8 to 15. Adventurers Wanted by M.L. Forman continues with Sands of Nezza (Apr. 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1609073299), ages 10 to 15. Baked Alaska by Josi Kilpack (Feb. 18, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-1609073282) is a new Culinary Mystery, ages 12-up. And Tales of the Dragon’s Bard by Tracy and Laura Hickman issues Blackshore (Apr. 9, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1609073473), ages 12-up.


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My First Bible Stories by Katherine Sully, illus. by Simona Sanfilippo (Mar. 12, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1607107958) pairs biblical stories with topics for discussion. Ages 4-up.

The Comic Book Bible by Toni Matas (Mar. 12, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607107880) presents biblical stories in comic-book format. Ages 6-up.


Maurice Pledger Surprises offers Billy Bunny and the Butterflies by Maurice Pledger (Mar. 12, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-1607108085), ages 2-up. My Learning Adventures adds ABC (June 11, spiral bound, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607106272) and USA (June 11, spiral bound, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607106296) by Walter Foster Creative Team, ages 3 to 5. Nature Trails by Maurice Pledger continues with In the Woods (Mar. 12, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607106470) and In the Ocean (May 14, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607105916), ages 3-up. New Pledger Sticker Books are Dinosaur World (Mar. 12, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1607108191) and Bug World (Mar. 12, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1607108207) by Maurice Pledger, ages 3-up. And joining Play-Doh are Rainbow Butterflies (Mar. 12, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1607107705), Mama’s Little Ducklings (Mar. 12, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1607107712), Counting Bunnies (Mar. 12, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1607107699), and Making Shapes with Monkey (Apr. 9, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1607108115) by Michelle Boyd, illus. by Kara Kenna; My First Words by Boyd (Mar. 12, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1607107729); and Jumbo Sticker Book: Let’s Get Creative by Kenna (Apr. 9, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607108214), ages 3-up.

New Learn to Draw titles by Mark Bergin are Learn to Draw with Triangles (Mar. 12, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-1607104216) and Learn to Draw with Rectangles (Mar. 12, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-1607104223), ages 3-up. PuzzlePal Books welcomes Dear Dinosaur (Apr. 9, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1607106999) and Cuddly Cow (May 14, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1607107002) by Megan Coy Magnayon, ages 3-up. Totally Monster by Sue DiCicco gains Feelings (Apr. 9, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607106449) and Best Friends (Apr. 9, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607106432), ages 3-up. And Pretend and Play releases Toolbox (Apr. 9, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607106364) and On the Farm (Apr. 9, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607106357 by Salina Yoon, ages 3-up. And Sam Lloyd’s Crunchy Croc (May 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1607107033) joins Animal Puppet Play, ages 3-up.

Animal Adventures continues with Rain Forest (Apr. 9, kit, $21.95, ISBN 978-1607107217) and Ocean (May 14, kit, $21.95, ISBN 978-1607107248) by Christina Wilsdon, ages 5-up. Build It offers Build the Human Body by Richard Walker (Mar. 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1607104131) and Build the T. Rex by Darren Naish (May 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1607104155), ages 6-up. Stamps and Doodles welcomes Animals by Anna Ildiko Popescu (Mar. 12, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1607104582), ages 6-up. And AmazErasers gains Zoo by Steve Mack (Mar. 12, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1607104339), ages 6-up. Sea Creatures by Lee Anne Martin (May 14, spiral bound, $16.95, ISBN 978-1607103790) joins Color and Play, ages 6-up. And Slide and Discover releases World Atlas by Jen Green (Mar. 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1607105848) and Animal Atlas by Barbara Taylor (May 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1607105862), ages 8-up.


The Boy and the Airplane by Mark Pett (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442451230). How will a boy retrieve his toy plane after it lands on a rooftop? Ages infant-up.

Chick-o-Saurus Rex by Lenore Jennewein, illus. by Daniel Jennewein (July 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442451865). A bullied chick discovers inner strength—and his dinosaur ancestry. Ages 2 to 4.

Again! by Emily Gravett (Apr. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442452312) is the tale of a little dragon and his favorite book. Ages 2 to 6.

When a Dad Says “I Love You” by Douglas Wood, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (Apr. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0689875328) reveals the ways fathers say “I love you.” Ages 3 to 6.

Piggies in Pajamas by Michelle Meadows, illus. by Ard Hoyt (Mar. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416949824) is a follow-up to Piggies in the Kitchen. Ages 3 to 7.

The Great Lollipop Caper by Dan Krall (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442444607). Is being salty as good as being sweet? Ages 4 to 8.

How to Negotiate Everything by Lisa Lutz, illus. by Jaime Temairik (May 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442451193) aims to teach readers how to get everything they want. Ages 4 to 8.

Cousin Irv from Mars by Bruce Eric Kaplan (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442449237) is a tale about learning to accept your family—even if one of them is an alien. Ages 4 to 8.

Lottie Paris and the Best Place by Angela Johnson, illus. by Scott M. Fischer (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0689873782) brings back the heroine of Lottie Paris Lives Here. Ages 5 to 9.

What Floats in a Moat? by Lynne Berry, illus. by Matthew Cordell (July 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416997634). This exploration of physics stars a goat and a hen. Ages 5 to 9.

Spy Camp by Stuart Gibbs (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457539) tells how an aspiring spy spends a summer. Ages 8 to 12.

The Kicks: Saving the Team by Alex Morgan (May 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442485709) launches a soccer-themed series by an Olympic gold medalist in the sport. Ages 8 to 12.

Runt by Nora Raleigh Baskin (July 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442458079) explores middle school bullying from multiple perspectives. Ages 8 to 12.

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle (Feb. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442446892). A small-town boy hops a bus to New York City to crash an audition for E.T.: The Musical. Ages 9 to 13.

They Call Me a Hero by Daniel Hernandez, illus. by Susan Goldman Rubin (Feb. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442462281) is a memoir by this political intern who helped save the life of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Ages 12-up.

Pieces by Chris Lynch (Feb. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416927037). A teen revives the legacy of his lost brother. Ages 12-up.

Iceman by Chris Lynch (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442460027; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442460010). Will a seemingly heartless hockey player be able to show his true self? Ages 12-up.

Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442459762; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442457386) repackages this novel about a boy who descends from bright star to burnout. Ages 12-up.

Shadow Boxer by Chris Lynch (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442458116; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442446878). Boxing is the family sport—but it’s killing the family. Ages 12-up.

Maids of Honor: Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowan (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442441385). This series launch introduces a secret society of young women who are Elizabeth I’s most trusted royal guard. Ages 12-up.

Winger by Andrew Smith, illus. by Sam Bosma (May 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442444928). A teen at boarding school grapples with life, love, and rugby. Ages 12-up.

Golden by Jessi Kirby (May 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442452169). Love, tragedy, and mystery converge in this novel. Ages 12-up.

Linked by Imogen Howson (June 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442446564). After Elissa learns her telepathic twin is the subject of government experiments, the two flee. Ages 12-Up.

Starglass by Phoebe North (July 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442459533). Terra must choose between supporting a rebellion and saving the life of the boy she loves. Ages 12-up.

Sever by Lauren DeStefano (Feb. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442409095) concludes the Chemical Garden trilogy. Ages 14-up.

Vengeance Bound by Justina Ireland (Apr. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442444621). Dexter meets a goddess in this debut novel about a teen’s quest for revenge. Ages 14-up.

Life’s A Witch by Brittany Geragotelis (July 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442466555) centers on a teenage witch. Ages 14-up.

The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong by L. Tam Holland (July 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442412644) is a novel about discovering where you come from. Ages 14-up.


The Ever Afters offers Of Witches and Wind by Shelby Bach (July 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442431492), ages 8 to 12. Hilary Duff’s Elixir concludes with True (Apr. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442408579). And Incarnation issues The Impossibility of Tomorrow by Avery Williams (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442443198), ages 12-up.

Title in Spanish

Me llaman heroe (They Call Me a Hero) by Daniel Hernandez and Susan Goldman Rubin, trans. by Carlos Verdecia (Feb. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442466197), ages 12-up.


The Monstore by Tara Lazar, illus. by James Burks (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442420175) tells of the one-stop shop for all one’s monsterly needs. Ages 4 to 7.

Uh-oh, Baby! by Nancy Coffelt, illus. by Scott Nash (Mar. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416991496) is a companion to Catch That Baby! Ages 4 to 8.

Ballerina Weather Girl (May 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442474024) and Miss Matched (May 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442474055) by Shawn K. Stout, illus. by Angela Martini; and Don’t Chicken Out by Stout, illus. by Victoria Ying (May 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416979296) comprise the Not-So-Ordinary Girl trilogy. Ages 6 to 10.

Bambi by Felix Salten, illus. by Richard Cowdrey (Feb. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442467460; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442467453) presents this classic with new art. Ages 8 to 12.

The Golden Rectangle by Gillian Neimark (Feb. 19, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416980421) is a sequel to The Secret Spiral. Ages 8 to 12.

Chasing the Prophecy by Brandon Mull (Mar. 12, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416997962) concludes the Beyonders trilogy. Ages 8 to 12.

Bad Unicorn by Platte F. Clark (Apr. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442450127). Max discovers that a killer unicorn is hunting him in this launch of a fantasy trilogy. Ages 8 to 12.

Olympus at War by Kate O’Hearn (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442444126) is the second installment of the Pegasus trilogy. Ages 8 to 12.

Once Upon the End by James Riley (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442474222) wraps up the Half Upon a Time trilogy. Ages 8 to 12.

The Bone Quill by John Barrowman and Carole Barrowman (July 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442489288) is a sequel to Hollow Earth. Ages 8 to 12.

Plastic Polly by Jenny Lundquist (Mar. 19, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442452480). Polly discovers that popularity has its pitfalls. Ages 9 to 13.

The Awesome, Almost 100% True Adventures of Matt & Craz by Alan Silberberg (Apr. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416994329). A magical pen causes chaos in this comics-style novel. Ages 9 to 13.

Girl Meets Ghost by Lauren Barnholdt (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442442467). A girl becomes a reluctant medium in this series launch. Ages 9 to 14.


Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew gains Cupcake Chaos (Mar. 5, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442453517) and Cooking Camp Disaster (July 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1416994664) by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Macky Pamintuan, ages 6 to 9. The Hardy Boys Secret Files offers Robot Rumble by Franklin W. Dixon, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Apr. 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442453678), ages 6 to 9. Heroes in Training releases Hades and the Helm of Darkness by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams, illus. by Craig Phillips (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457256; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442452671), ages 6 to 9. Mermaid Tales introduces The Lost Princess by Debbie Dadey, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442482586), ages 6 to 9. Candy Fairies gains Magic Hearts (July 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442464940) and The Chocolate Rose (July 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442464995) by Helen Perelman, illus. by Erica-Jane Waters, ages 7 to 10. And Nancy Drew Diaries by Carolyn Keene debuts with Curse of the Arctic Star (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442466104), Strangers on a Train (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442466111; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1416990734), and Mystery of the Midnight Rider (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442478619), ages 8 to 12.

Goddess Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams continues with Aphrodite the Beauty (Mar. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457515), Artemis the Brave (Mar. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442461390, and Pheme the Gossip (Apr. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442449374), ages 8 to 12. Magic Zero by Thomas E. Sniegoski and Christopher Golden debuts with Magic Zero (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442473126; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442473119), Dragon Secrets (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442473102; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442473096), and Ghostfire (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442473140), ages 8 to 12. Hardy Boys Adventures by Franklin W. Dixon starts up with Secret of the Red Arrow (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442465855; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442446151), Mystery of the Phantom Heist (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442465862; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442422377), and The Vanishing Game (June 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442473447), ages 8 to 12. Jealousy (Feb. 19, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442436572) and Famous (June 11, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442436596) by Jessica Burkhart join Canterwood Crest, ages 9 to 13. And Dork Diaries adds Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker by Rachel Renée Russell (June 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1442449633), ages 9 to 13.


Red Hat by Lita Judge (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442320). This companion to Red Sled conveys the sounds of springtime. Ages 2 to 5.

Take Me Out to the Yakyu by Aaron Meshon (Feb. 19, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442441774) tells of a boy and his family at two ballgames—on opposite sides of the world. Ages 2 to 6.

I Am Not a Copycat! by Ann Bonwill, illus. by Simon Rickerty (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442480537). Hugo Hippo and Bella Bird are best friends—but not exactly the same. Ages 2 to 6.

I Am the World by Charles R. Smith Jr. (July 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442423022). Poems and photos depict our global community. Ages 3 to 7.

The Pet Project by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Zachariah OHora (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416975953) compiles pet poems. Ages 4 to 8.

The Short Seller by Elissa Brent Weissman (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442452558). A girl takes on the stock market. Ages 8 to 12.

To Be a Cat by Matt Haig, illus. by Stacy Curtis (June 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442454057). When Barney’s fantasy of being a cat comes true, the fur starts flying. Ages 8 to 12.

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt, illus. by Jennifer Bricking (July 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442421059). Raccoon brothers are on a mission to save their swamp. Ages 8 to 12.

Worse Things Happen at Sea! by Alan Snow (July 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0689870491) is a tale of pirates, poison, and monsters. Ages 8 to 14.

After the River the Sun by Dia Calhoun, illus. by Kate Slater (July 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442439856) is a companion to Eva of the Farm. Ages 9 to 12.

Through the Skylight by Ian Baucom, illus. by Justin Gerard (Mar. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416917779). Three kids set out to save three others who live in the Middle Ages. Ages 9 to 13.

Stolen Magic by Stephanie Burgis (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416994510) concludes the Kat, Incorrigible trilogy. Ages 10 to 14.

The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata, illus. by Julia Kuo (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416918820). Summer must make her own luck in order to save her family. Ages 10 to 14.

Who Is AC? by Hope Larson, illus. by Tintin Pantoja (Apr. 16, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1442465404; paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442426504) is a graphic novel about a superhero with cyber-powers. Ages 12-up.

A Moment Comes by Jennifer Bradbury (June 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416978763). Before the Partition of India, three teens from very different backgrounds cross paths. Ages 12-up.

The Whole Stupid Way We Are by N. Griffin (Feb. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442431553). What if everything you’ve got to give isn’t enough to save someone you love? Ages 14-up.

Panic by Sharon M. Draper (Mar. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442408968). This novel reveals that all it takes is one bad decision for everything to change. Ages 14-up.

The Milk of Birds by Sylvia Whitman (Apr. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442446823) tells of the friendship between two girls: an American teen and a victim of the crisis in Darfur. Ages 14-up.


Violet Mackerel stars in Violet Mackerel’s Remarkable Recovery (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442435889; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442435896) and Violet Mackerel’s Natural Habitat (May 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442435940) by Anna Branford, illus. by Elanna Allen, ages 6 to 10.

Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School adds In Harm’s Way by Andrew Clements, illus. by Adam Stower (May 7, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1416938897), ages 7 to 10. And SPF 40 by FableVision, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (June 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416997085) is a new Zebrafish title, ages 10 to 14.


I Love Yoo-Hoo, Ladybug! by Mem Fox, illus. by Laura Ljungkvist (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442434004). Readers spot Ladybug in this seek-and-find tale. Ages 2 to 5.

It’s Monday, Mrs. Jolly Bones! by Warren Hanson, illus. by Tricia Tusa (Mar. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442412293) reveals the atypical weekly routine of Mrs. Jolly Bones. Ages 2 to 6.

I Love You, Nose! I Love You, Toes! by Linda Davick (Apr. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442460379) celebrates children’s bodies. Ages 2 to 7.

The Three Triceratops Tuff by Stephen Shaskan (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442443976) gives a familiar fairytale a paleontological twist. Ages 3 to 7.

Linus the Vegetarian T. rex by Robert Neubecker (July 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416985129) is the story of a vegetarian dinosaur. Ages 3 to 7.

Junkyard by Mike Austin (July 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442459618). Robots clean up a junkyard and build a new park. Ages 3 to 7.

The Great Dog Disaster by Katie Davies, illus. by Hannah Shaw (May 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442445178). An old dog learns new tricks. Ages 8 to 12.


Imagine by Bart Vivian (Apr. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1582703299). This inspirational story features a new cover and trim size. Ages 4 to 8.

In Disguise! by Ryan Ann Hunter, illus. by Jeanette Little (Feb. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1582703831; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582703824) offers profiles of espionage masters. Ages 8 to 12.


Moustache Up! by Kimberly Ains-worth, illus. by Daniel Roode (July 23, novelty book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442475267). Moustaches demonstrate the concept of opposites. Ages 3 to 5.

Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 by Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson, illus. by Lois Ehlert (Apr. 2, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442466135) is an oversize board book edition of this story. Ages 3 to 6.

A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442472242) packages this tale with a CD. Ages 3 to 7.

A Year with Marmalade by Alison Reynolds, illus. by Heath McKenzie (July 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442481053). A cat helps a girl understand the nature of friendship. Ages 4 to 6.


Zolocolor! issues Toodle-oo Doodle-oo, illus. by Byron Glaser and Sandra Higashi (May 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442468474), ages infant-up. Mouse’s First continues with Mouse’s First Summer by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Buket Erdogan (Apr. 16, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442458420), ages 2 to 4. David A. Carter’s Bugs welcomes Princess Bugs by David A. Carter (May 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442450554), ages 3 to 7. Heidi Heckelbeck returns in Heidi Heckelbeck Is Ready to Dance! (Mar. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442451926; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442451919) and Heidi Heckelbeck Goes to Camp! (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442464810) by Wanda Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris, ages 5 to 7. Captain Awesome stars in Captain Awesome and the Ultimate Spelling Bee by Stan Kirby, illus. by George O’Connor (Mar. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442451568; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442451582), ages 5 to 7. Galaxy Zack is back in Journey to Juno (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442453913; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442453906), Hello, Nebulon! (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442453876; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442453869), and The Prehistoric Planet (June 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442467163) by Ray O’Ryan, illus. by Colin Jack, ages 5 to 7. And joining The Critter Club are Liz Learns a Lesson (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442467705) and Marion Takes a Break (July 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442467736) by Callie Barkley, illus. by Marsha Riti, ages 5 to 7.


Now I’m Big! by Karen Katz (Mar. 19, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416935476). Growing up—and helping out—is something to celebrate. Ages 1 to 5.

A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442445574) is a photographic book featuring baby sloths. Ages 5-up.

White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlan (Mar. 19, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442421714). A boy tries to find his voice with the help of four-legged friends. Ages 7 to 11.

Ghoulish Song by William Alexander (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442427297) is a companion to Goblin Secrets. Ages 8 to 12.

The Key & the Flame by Claire M. Caterer (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442457416). A girl unlocks a magical universe—and the danger that lies within. Ages 8 to 12.

The Ability by M.M. Vaughan, illus. by Iacopo Bruno (Apr. 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442452008) launches a series about the extraordinary abilities of the 12-year-old mind. Ages 8 to 12.

Binny for Short by Hilary McKay (July 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442482753) is a novel about growing up with a loving family and a rambunctious dog. Ages 8 to 12.

Doll Bones by Holly Black, illus. by Eliza Wheeler (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416963981). A doll that may be haunted leads three friends on an adventure. Ages 10 to 14.

Falcon in the Glass by Susan Fletcher (July 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442429901). A boy risks his life to save special children in this fantasy set in Renaissance Venice. Ages 10 to 14.

Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442457034). Lucy’s magic makes her the most powerful and most hunted girl in England. Ages 14-up.

Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare (Mar. 19, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416975908) is the last in the Infernal Devices series. Ages 14-up.


Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger (Mar. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-14424504107). A broken past and a divided future can’t stop the electric connection between two teens. Ages 12-up.

Beauty by Nancy Ohlin (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442472655). Appearances are everything in this retelling of “Snow White” with a dystopian slant. Ages 12-up.

Fifteenth Summer by Michelle Dalton (May 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442472679) is a romance in the tradition of Seventeeth Summer and Sixteenth Summer. Ages 12-up.

The Gathering Dark by Christine Johnson (Feb. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442439030). A mysterious boy knows the secrets of Keira’s dangerous hallucinations. Ages 14-up.

The Murmurings by Carly Anne West (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442441798). A teen starts hearing the same voices that drove her sister to suicide. Ages 14-up.

Legacy of the Clockwork Key by Kristin Bailey (Mar. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442440265). A girl unravels the mysteries of a secret society in this romance set in Victorian London. Ages 14-up.

The Program by Suzanne Young (Apr. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442445802). In Sloane’s world, true feelings are forbidden and teen suicide is an epidemic. Ages 14-up.

How My Summer Went Up in Flames by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski (May 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442459403). A teen embarks on a road trip to win back her ex. Ages 14-up.

Thorn Abbey by Nancy Ohlin (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442464865). This novel of infatuation and possession was inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. Ages 14-up.

Criminal by Terra Elan McVoy (May 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442421622) is a novel that explores the depths of desperation that true love can inspire. Ages 14-up.

The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler (May 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442430389). When all signs point to heartbreak, can love still be a rule of the road? Ages 14-up.

Abandon by Elana Johnson (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442484825) concludes the Possession trilogy. Ages 14-up.

Letting Ana Go by Anonymous (June 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442472235) offers an account of anorexia and addiction. Ages 14-up.

Over You by Amy Reed (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442456969) tells of an intense friendship that fractures. Ages 14-up.

fml by Shaun David Hutchinson (June 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442432871) is a novel about an epic party and a kiss that could change everything. Ages 14-up.

Right of Way by Lauren Barnholdt (July 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442451278) is a companion to Two-Way Street. Ages 14-up.

Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas (July 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442486591). Paradise quickly turns gruesome in this thriller. Ages 14-up.


Kissed by an Angel adds Everafter by Elizabeth Chandler (Mar. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442409187), ages 12-up. Cherub continues with Man vs. Beast by Robert Muchamore (Apr. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416999454), ages 12-up. And Order of Darkness offers Stormbringers by Philippa Gregory (June 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442476875), ages 14-up.



New Smurfs Classic tie-ins are It’s a Smurfy World! (Feb. 19, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442467095), Papa Smurf’s Favorite Things (Apr. 23, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442461673), and All About Brainy Smurf! (May 7, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442472648) by Peyo, ages 2 to 5; and The Smurf’s Apprentice by Peyo (May 7, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442472631), The Smurfs in Paris (June 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442489936), and What It Takes to Be a Smurf by Maggie Testa (June 25, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442490741), ages 3 to 7. And Turbo tie-ins include Meet Whiplash by Maggie Testa (June 11, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442484191) and Meet Turbo by Cordelia Evans (June 11, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442484184), ages 2 to 5; The Race Is On! (June 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442484221) and Go Turbo! (June 11, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442484719) by Testa and The Ultimate Collector’s Storybook by Tina Gallo (June 11, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1442487055), ages 3 to 7; and Turbo Junior Novelization by Tracey West (June 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442484207), ages 7 to 10.

New Olivia TV Tie-Ins are Olivia and Her Favorite Things by Maggie Testa, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Apr. 30, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442465879), ages 3 to 6; and Olivia and Grandma’s Visit by Cordelia Evans, illus. by Shane L. Johnson (May 7, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442445864), ages 3 to 7. Mike the Knight returns in Mike and the Mighty Shield (June 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442474314) and The Quest for the King’s Crown (June 4, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442481060), ages 3 to 7. The Croods tie-ins include Grug’s Survival Guide (Feb. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442436183) by Maggie Testa and Family Road Trip by Tina Gallo (Feb. 5, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442441095), ages 3 to 7; and The Croods Movie Novelization by Tracey West (Feb. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442430716), ages 8 to 12. And ZooBorns releases Hello, Mommy ZooBorns! (Mar. 19, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442443822; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442443839) and Nighty Night, ZooBorns (July 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442443853) by Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland, ages 4 to 6.

Katy Duck is back in Katie Duck, Flower Girl by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Henry Cole (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442472792), ages 4 to 6. Joining Ready-to-Read are Pancakes, Pancakes! (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442472754) and Rooster Is Off to See the World (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442472709) by Eric Carle; Get Your Shell On by Natalie Shaw (June 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442484757); and Olivia Plays Soccer, adapted by Tina Gallo, illus. by Jared Osterhold (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442472495), ages 4 to 6; and The Croods Movie: Here Come the Croods by Maggie Testa (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442461246; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442435988); Gargamel the Great by Tina Gallo (June 25, hardcover,

$15.99, ISBN 978-1442490260); and Go, Jade, Go! by Tony Dungy, illus. by Lauren Dungy and Vanessa Brantley Newton (July 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442454675), ages 5 to 7. And Annie and Snowball continues with Annie and Snowball and the Surprise Day by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Suçie Stevenson (Apr. 23, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1416939481), ages 5 to 7.

SaraNormal by Phoebe Rivers releases Giving Up the Ghost (Feb. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442466166; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442466173), The Secrets Within (Apr. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442468504; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442468498) and Kindred Spirits (June 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442468535), ages 8 to 12. P.J. Knight’s You’re Invited to a Creepover issues What a Doll! (Feb. 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442459854); Read It and Weep! (Apr. 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442459878), and Off the Wall (June 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442472389), ages 8 to 12. Crush by Angela Darling gains Maddie’s Camp Crush (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442483354), Lauren’s Beach Crush (May 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442480384), and Lindsay’s Surprise Crush (July 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442480452), ages 8 to 12. And The Smurfs releases The Smurfs 2 Movie Novelization (June 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442490246), ages 8 to 12.

Club CSI welcomes The Case of the Plagued Play by David Lewman (May 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442472617), ages 8 to 12. Dear Know-It-All introduces Digital Disaster! (Mar. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442472181; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442472174), Black and White and Gray All Over (May 21, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442475151), and Texting 1, 2, 3 (July 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442475205) by Rachel Wise, ages 8 to 12. Sew Zoey adds On Pins and Needles by Chloe Taylor, illus. by Jana Christy (June 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442479371); and Ready to Wear by Taylor, illus. by Nancy Zhang (June 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442479340), ages 8 to 12. And Coco Simon’s Cupcake Diaries continues with Alexis Gets Frosted (Feb. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442468672), Katie’s New Recipe (Apr. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442471689), and Mia a Matter of Taste (June 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442474802), ages 8 to 12.



WINX Club continues with Vol. 6 (Mar. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1421542034), ages 4 to 8. New Pokémon titles are Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice (Mar. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1421556901); and Pokémon Adventures, Vol. 15 by Hidenori Kusaka, illus. by Satoshi Yamamoto (Mar. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1421535494), ages 6-up. Voltron Force offers Vol. 6 by Brian Smith (Feb. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1421541587), ages 8 to 12. Monsuno debuts with Vol. 1 by Brian Smith, illus. by Erik Senopati and Fajar Buana (June 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1421549415), ages 8 to 12. Uglydoll starts up with Vol. 1 by Travis Nichols and David Horvath (July 2, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1421555225), ages 8 to 12. And Sunny launches with Vol. 1 by Taiyo Matsumoto (May 21, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1421555256), ages 14-up.


The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot! by Scott Magoon (Feb. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442412576) puts a comedic spin on Aesop's fable about the boy and the wolf. Ages 4 to 8.

Look Up! by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Raúl Colón (Feb. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416958192) is a biography of astronomer Henrietta Levitt. Ages 4 to 8.

Wee Rhymes by Jane Yolen, illus. by Jane Dyer (Mar. 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416948988) collects rhymes and poems. Ages 4 to 8.

Daredevil by Meghan McCarthy (June 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442422629) tells of the life of Betty Skelton, an aviation and auto-racing pioneer. Ages 4 to 8.

All My Noble Dreams and Then What Happens by Gloria Whelan (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442449763) is a companion to Small Acts of Amazing Courage. Ages 9 to 12.


Yuck returns in Yuck’s Pet Worm (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442481503) and Yuck’s Big Booger Challenge (June 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442483118) by Matt and Dave, illus. by Nigel Baines, ages 7 to 10.


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All Through the Night by John Ceiriog Hughes, illus. by Harold Boulton and Kate Alizadeh (Apr. 30, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1927018095) is a lullaby based on a Welsh folk song. Ages 3 to 7.

The Best Thing About Kindergarten by Jennifer Lloyd, illus. by Qin Leng (May 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476826). Ms. Appleby asks her students what they liked best about kindergarten. Ages 3 to 7.

The Wild Berries by Julie Flett (Apr. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476895) celebrates the tradition of picking wild blueberries. Ages 4 to 8.

The New Arrival by Vanya Nastanlieva (Apr. 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1927018132). A young hedgehog sets out to find his own place to live—and friends. Ages 4 to 8.

Dream Boats by Dan Bar-el, illus. by Kirsti Anne Wakelin (May 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1897476871) explores the dreams of children around the world. Ages 4 to 8.

How To by Julie Morstad (May 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476574) describes how to do such things as wonder, see the breeze, and be brave. Ages 4 to 8.

Emily and the Mighty Om by Sarah Lolley and Sleepless Kao (July 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476352). When a yogi gets twisted up like a pretzel, Emily knows what to do. Ages 4 to 8.

Murilla Gorilla, Jungle Detective by Jennifer Lloyd and Jacqui Lee (May 30, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018156) launches a series about a gorilla who helps pals solve mysteries. Ages 5 to 8.


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The Other Colors: An ABC Book by Valerie Gates, illus. by Ann Cutting (Apr. 9, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620875377) is a picture book that explores nature’s vibrant colors. Ages 2 to 5.

What Will It Be, Penelope? by Tori Corn, illus. by Danielle Ceccolini (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620875421) conveys the importance of decision-making. Ages 3 to 6.

Downpour by Emily Martin, illus. by Mara Shaughnessy (June 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620875452) is the story of a rainy day turned magical. Ages 3 to 6.

The Story of the Little Piggy Who Couldn’t Say No by Sabine Ludwig (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620876848). A pig who wants to be at the beach keeps losing her toys to friends. Ages 3 to 6.

The Journey of the Marmabill by Daniel Errico, illus. by Tiffany Turrill (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620877364) follows a critter on her search for a nest. Ages 4 to 8.

The Journey of the Noble Gnarble by Daniel Errico, illus. by Tiffany Turrill (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620877326) tells of a mythical underwater creature that dreams of swimming to the surface. Ages 4 to 8.

Journey Into the Invisible: The World from Under the Microscope by Christine Schlitt (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620871164) gives a view of the world unseen by the naked eye. Ages 4 to 8.

Jackie and Me: A Very Special Friendship by Tania Grossinger, illus. by Charles George Esperanza (Apr. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620876831) is the true story of the friendship between the author, then a teen, and baseball star Jackie Robinson. Ages 5 to 8.

LEGO Man in Space: A True Story by Mara Shaughnessy (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620875445) is the true story of two boys who launched a figurine into space. Ages 5 to 8.

Pasta Sauce!: Grow Your Own Ingredients by Cassie Liversidge (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620875339) teaches readers how to make marinara sauce with homegrown vegetables. Ages 5 to 8.

Letters from an Alien Schoolboy by Ros Asquith (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1620875360). A humorous look at life in elementary school is told from an alien’s point of view. Ages 7 to 10.

Boys Camp: Book 1: Zack’s Story by Cameron Dokey, illus. by Craig Orback (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620875285) is the first book in a series about summer camp, leadership, and friendship. Ages 7 to 10.

Perfectly Hidden: The Animal Kingdom’s Fascinating Camouflage by Christine Schlitt (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620871157) plays hide-and-seek with nature’s masters of disguise. Ages 8 to 11.

The Secret of the Twelfth Continent by Antonia Michaelis (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620875391) is a sequel to The Secret Room, a modern fairytale adventure. Ages 8 to 11.

Finny and the Boy from Horse Mountain by Andrea Young (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-162087682) is a novel about a girl who secretly adopts a sick, untrained horse. Ages 10 to 13.

Gettysburg: The True Account of Two Young Heroes in the Greatest Battle of the Civil War by Iain Martin (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620875322) is an educational look at the turning point of the U.S. Civil War. Ages 13 to 16.

Wanderer by Roger Davenport (Apr. 1, hardcover; $16.95, ISBN 978-1620875414). Two teenagers come together in a dangerous future. Ages 13 to 17.


New Doodles activity books are Doodles Movie Star: Sensational, Show-Stopping Pictures to Create and Complete (July 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1620875308) and Doodles Pop Star: Fabulous and Funky Pictures to Create and Complete (July 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1620875315) by Katy Jackson, and Doodles Dancing: Graceful and Gorgeous Pictures to Create and Complete by Nellie Ryan (July 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1620875292), ages 4 to 8. And It’s Fun to Draw by Mark Bergin adds It’s Fun to Draw Fairies and Mermaids (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1620871126) and It’s Fun to Draw Knights and Castles (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1620871133), Ages 4 to 8.


He’s Been a Monster All Day by Denise Brennan-Nelson, illus. by Cyd Moore (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1585368273). After hearing his mom say, “He’s been a monster all day,” a boy dreams about being a monster. Ages 4 to 6.

Memoirs of a Hamster by Devin Scillian, illus. by Tim Bowers (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1585368310). A cat lures a hamster out of his safe and cozy home. Ages 4 to 8.

Finnigan and Fox: The Ten-Foot Cop by Helen Wilbur, illus. by John Manders (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1585367849). A mounted police officer and his horse patrol New York City. Ages 6 to 8.

No Pirates Allowed! Said Library Lou by Rhonda Gowler Greene, illus. by Brian Ajhar (May 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1585367962). A pirate and his parrot look for buried treasure at the library. Ages 6 to 8.

Welcome to America, Champ by Catherine Stier, illus. by Doris Ettlinger (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1585366064). After WWII, an American soldier’s new English bride and her son set sail for a new life in America. Ages 6 to 10.

Jasper’s Story: Saving Moon Bears by Jill Robinson, illus. by Marc Bekoff and Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1585367986) tells how the animal welfare organization Animals Asia rescued a moon bear held captive for years in rural China. Ages 6 to 10.

Paper Son: Lee’s Journey to America by Helen Foster James and Virginia Shin-Mui Loh, illus. by Wilson Ong (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1585368334). In 1926, a boy leaves rural China and his beloved grandparents to start a new life in America. Ages 6 to 10.


Frog and Friends return in Outdoor Surprises by Eve Bunting, illus. by Josée Masse (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1585368075), ages 6 to 8. And Tales of the World adds In Andal’s House by Gloria Whelan, illus. by Amanda Hall (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1585366033), ages 6 to 10.


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Darwin by Eugene Byrne, illus. by Simon Gurr (Feb. 5, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1588343529) relays Charles Darwin’s life story in graphic form. Ages 10-up.


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Who Done It? by Jon Scieszka (Feb. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616951528). When the world’s worst editor turns up dead, 83 YA authors, including Libba Bray, David Levithan, and John Green, compose alibis to prove their innocence. Ages 12-up.

Escape Theory by Margaux Froley (Mar. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616951276). A girl who’s a peer counselor at a prep school deals with the aftermath of a boy’s suicide. Ages 14-up.

Strangelets by Michelle Gagnon (Apr. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616951375). Six teens who all died at the same moment are sucked into a vortex and land in a strange hospital. Ages 14-up.

The Sweet Dead Life by Joy Preble (May 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616951504). A sick girl and her dead brother, who has returned as her guardian angel, search for the cause of her illness. Ages 14-up.

Deviant by Helen FitzGerald (June 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616951399). A Scottish teen who moves to L.A. uncovers a secret program to control adolescent behavior. Ages 14-up.


My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks by Maya Silver and Marc Silver (Mar. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1402273070) compiles stories and advice from teens about what happens when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer. Ages 12 to 17.

I’m With Stupid by Geoff Herbach (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402277917). A nerd-turned-jock deals with various pressures during his last year before college. Ages 12 to 17.

Blaze (or Love in the Time of Supervillains) by Laurie Boyle Crompton (Feb. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402273438). Blaze’s comic about the guy who dumped her leads him to retaliate. Ages 13 to 17.

Things I Can’t Forget by Miranda Kenneally (Mar. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402271908). Kate struggles to find peace after making a hard choice to help a friend in need. Ages 13 to 17.

My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402277856). After making a big mistake, a teen with HIV must learn how to embrace a life she thought was over. Ages 13 to 17.

If He Had Been with Me by Laura Nowlin (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402277825). Autumn is haunted by the past and what might have been with her childhood friend, Finn. Ages 13 to 17.

How I Lost You by Janet Gurtler (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402277948). The summer before senior year brings challenges to the friendship between two girls. Ages 13 to 17.

Truly, Madly, Deadly by Hannah Jayne (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402281211). A note makes a girl wonder if her abusive boyfriend’s death was really accidental. Ages 13 to 17.


Embrace adds Emblaze by Jessica Shirvington (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402268465), ages 13 to 17. And The Vicious Deep continues with Savage Blue by Zoraida Cordova (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402282065), ages 13 to 17.


Oh, the Things My Mom Will Do by Marianne Richmond (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402282331) pays homage to mothers. Ages 4 to 8.

Isabella: Star of the Story by Jennifer Fosberry, illus. by Mike Litwin (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402279362) is a follow-up to My Name Is Not Isabella. Ages 4 to 8.

Funny Little Bird by Jennifer Yerkes (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1402280139). A lonely bird learns that putting others before himself is the key to true happiness. Ages 4 to 8.

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy Cavanaugh (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402281068). In her journal, a girl writes about her quest to make friends, save a park, and remember her mother. Ages 9 to 12.

Wonder Light by R.R. Russell (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1402279898). Living on a remote pony ranch for “troubled” girls, Twig discovers the last free unicorn herd. Ages 9 to 12.


Bindi Wildlife Adventures releases Surfing with Turtles by Bindi Irwin and Jess Black (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1402280948), ages 7 to 10. Horrid Harry returns in Horrid Henry Robs the Bank by Francesca Simon, illus. by Tony Ross (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1402279959), ages 7 to 10. My Very UnFairy Tale Life continues with My Epic Fairy Tale Fail by Anna Staniszewski (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402279300), ages 9 to 12. The Cupcake Club offers Winner Bakes All by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402264559), ages 9 to 12. And Mira’s Diary adds Home Sweet Rome by Marissa Moss (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402266096), ages 9 to 12.

Title in Spanish

Te quiero más (I Love You More) by Laura Duksta, illus. by Karen Keesler (Apr. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402281778). Up to age 3.


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Finn Finnegan by Darby Karchut (Mar. 12, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053321). A descendant of a magical race of Irish warriors discovers the ups and downs of hunting monsters. Ages 12 to 18.

Hunted by Ednah Walters (Apr. 2, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053246). Bran and Lil escape an attempt to lure Lil to the dark side. Ages 14 to 18.

Apollyon by Jennifer Armentrout (Apr. 9, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053161). For Alex, nothing will ever be the same: war is coming, and when the gods are involved, no one is safe. Ages 14 to 18.

Perfection by J.L. Spelbring (May 7, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053345) centers on a girl who was genetically engineered to be a perfect soldier. Ages 14 to 18.

PODs by Michelle Pickett (June 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053284). Eva has been chosen to live while others meet a painful death from a lethal virus. Ages 14 to 18.

Triangles by Kimberly Ann Miller (June 18, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053369). Hoping to escape her life, a teen boards a cruise ship that ventures into the Bermuda Triangle. Ages 14 to 18.

Breaking Glass by Lisa Amowitz (July 9, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053383). After a teen lands in the hospital, he receives messages from his secret crush from beyond the grave. Ages 14 to 18.


If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch (Mar. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250021526) is a mystery that raises questions about family, truth, and love. Ages 12 to 17.

Weather Witch by Shannon Delany (June 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250018519) launches a series about a young woman enslaved for being a weather witch. Ages 12 to 17.

Where Beauty Lies by Elle Fowler and Blair Fowler (July 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250006196) is a sequel to Beneath the Glitter. Ages 12 to 17.

Shadows of Glass by Kassy Tayler (July 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312641764) meshes adventure, romance, conspiracy, and the struggle to stay alive in a dystopian world. Ages 12 to 17.

Prep School Confidential by Kara Taylor (July 30, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250017598). A queen bee at a New England prep school stumbles onto a murder mystery. Ages 12 to 17.

Override (Feb. 12, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250003003) and Shutdown (July 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250003010) by Heather Anastasiu conclude the Glitch trilogy. Ages 13 to 18.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Feb. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1250012579). Two high school misfits fall in love for the first time. Ages 13 to 18.

Death, Doom, and Detention by Darynda Jones (Mar. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312625214) is a follow-up to Death and the Girl Next Door. Ages 13 to 18.

The Haven by Carol Lynch Williams (Apr. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312698713). A teen being trained as an assassin can’t bring himself to kill the girl he’s meant to eliminate. Ages 13 to 18.

Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn (June 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250021946). A teen discovers who he is and how to keep a dark past from defining his future. Ages 13 to 18.

All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry (July 30, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250027085). In this trilogy launch, two best friends encounter a cast of strange and mythical characters. Ages 13 to 18.

The Heiresses by Allison Rushby (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250039620). Triplets in 1926 London fight for their inheritance in this e-serial, available in print for the first time. Ages 14 to 19.

The Mortal Instruments Companion by Lois H. Gresh (June 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1250039279) is a guide to this series. Ages 14 to 19.


House of Night offers Neferet’s Curse by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (Feb. 19, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1250000255), ages 12 to 17. Inferno by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Mar. 19, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1250002839) joins Chronicles of Nick, ages 12 to 17. Shadow Falls concludes with Chosen at Nightfall by C.C. Hunter (Apr. 30, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250012890), ages 12 to 17. Soul Seekers by Alyson Noël continues with Mystic (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312575670), ages 12 to 17. Watersong releases Tidal by Amanda Hocking (June 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250008114), ages 12 to 17. Sky Chasers concludes with Flame by Amy Kathleen Ryan (June 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312621360), ages 12 to 17. And Capital Girls gains Truth or Dare by Ella Monroe (Apr. 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312623043), ages 13 to 18.


Where Does It Go?, Chinese/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726490) and Where Does It Go?, Korean/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726513) by Cheryl Christian are lift-the-flap looks at where things belong. Up to age 3.

Where’s the Puppy?, Chinese/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726476), Where’s the Puppy?, Korean/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726551), Where’s the Kitten?, Chinese/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595724250), Where’s the Kitten?, Korean/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595724243), Where’s the Baby?, Chinese/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726506), and Where’s the Baby?, Korean/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726537) by Cheryl Christian, illus. by Laura Dwight, are lift-the-flap guessing books. Up to age 3.

Babies on the Go by Debby Slier (Mar. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595721730). Babies explore their world. Ages 1 to 3.

Loving Me by Debby Slier (Mar. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595723345) reveals multi-generational family members caring for children. Ages 1 to 3.

How Many?, Chinese/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726469) and How Many?, Korean/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726520) by Cheryl Christian are lift-the-flap counting books. Ages 1 to 3.

What’s in My Garden? by Cheryl Christian, illus. by Annie Beth Ericsson (Apr. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1595723505). Flaps lift to reveal names and colors of vegetables. Ages 2 to 4.

What’s in My Dresser? by Kathleen Rizzi, illus. by Jenna Riggs (Apr. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1595721655). Readers lift flaps to find clothing in doors and drawers of a dresser. Ages 2 to 4.

Beach Socks by Michael J. Daley and Estelle Corke (Apr. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726377) chronicles a child’s day at the beach. Ages 2 to 4.

Who Lives Here? Forest by Kathleen Rizzi (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595723543) takes a lift-the-flap look at forest animals’ homes. Ages 2 to 4.

What Happens Next?, Chinese/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726483) and What Happens Next?, Korean/English Edition (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726544) by Cheryl Christian, illus. by Laura Dwight, present a lift-the-flap story about a baby’s activities. Ages 2 to 4.

Muddled-Up Farm by Mike Dumbleton, illus. by Jobi Murphy (Apr. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1595726308; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726315) visits a farm where the cat says moo, the goat goes woof, and the cow meows. Ages 3 to 7.

Always by My Side by Susan Kerner, illus. by Ian Benfold Haywood (Apr. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1595723369; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595723376) aims to help children understand that a father’s love is always with them, even if he isn’t present in their lives. Ages 4 to 8.


Backpack Baby returns in Mine!, Vietnamese/English Edition (Mar. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726339) and Bé Ba Lô/ Backpack Baby, Vietnamese/English Edition (Mar. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726322) by Miriam Cohen, ages 1 to 2.

Titles in Spanish

¡En marcha, bebés! (Babies on the Go) by Debby Slier (Mar. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726346), ages 1 to 3; and Qué hay en mi cómoda? (What’s in My Dresser?) by Kathleen Rizzi and Jenna Riggs (Apr. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1595722621); Qué hay en mi jardín? (What’s in My Garden?) by Cheryl Christian, illus. by Annie Beth Ericsson (Apr. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1595723697); and ¿Quién vive aquí? Bosque (Who Lives Here? Forest) by Kathleen Rizzi (May 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595723550), ages 2 to 4.


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Campfire Graphic Novels offers Draupadi: Fire-Born Princess by Saraswati Nagpal, illus. by Manu (Apr. 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-9380741093), ages 12-up.


Builder Goose by Boni Ashburn and Sergio De Giorgi (Apr. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454908579) compiles construction-themed nursery rhymes based on Mother Goose. Ages 2 to 4.

Nighty-Night, Sleep Tight by Jennifer Berne, illus. by David Walker (Mar. 5, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402780882) spotlights bedtime for animals all over the world. Ages 3 to 5.

Wooby & Peep by Cynthea Liu, illus. by Mary Peterson (Feb. 5, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402796449) centers on two very different animals who become fast friends. Ages 3 to 7.

David Carter’s 100 by David Carter (Feb. 5, board book, $17.95, ISBN 978-1402787386). Flaps help kids count to 100. Ages 3 to 7.

Where’s the Knight? by Keith Moseley (Apr. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402788970). George, his grandfather, and Meg the dog are on the hunt to find out whether knights still exist. Ages 4 to 7.

Lisa Loeb’s Songs for Movin’ and Shakin’: The Air Band Song and Other Toe-Tapping Tunes by Lisa Loeb, illus. by Ryan O’Rourke (Apr. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402769160) packages a collection of songs, activities, and recipes with a music CD. Ages 4 to 7.

Down at the Dino Wash Deluxe by Tim J. Myers, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Apr. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402777981). A T. rex arrives at the Dino Wash Deluxe. Ages 4 to 7.

The Big Bad Wolf Goes on Vacation by Delphine Perret (Mar. 5, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402786334). The wolf from The Big Bad Wolf and Me enjoys a day at the beach. Ages 4-up.

Shimmer & Splash by Jim Arnosky (Apr. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402786235) focuses on such marine species as starfish, coral reefs, sharks, and barracudas. Ages 6 to 10.

Super-Duper Cupcakes by Elaine Cohen (Mar. 5, spiral bound, $9.95, ISBN 978-1454906018) features photos, how-to illustrations and cupcake recipes. Ages 6-up.

The Ultimate Book of Family Card Games by Oliver Ho (Mar. 5, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402750410) provides instructions for playing more than 50 games. Ages 8-up.


Sparkling Stories introduces Sparkling Princess 123 (Mar. 5, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402788871) and Sparkling Princess ABC (Mar. 5, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402788864) by Lisa Perrett, ages 2 to 5. Watch Me Grow adds Little Chipmunk’s Wiggly, Wobbly Tooth (Apr. 2, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402772313) and Little Raccoon Learns to Share (Apr. 2, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402772306) by Mary Packard, illus. by Lisa McCue, ages 3 to 5. New Richard Scarry titles are Richard Scarry’s This Is My House (Mar. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454905363) and Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks by Richard Scarry (Mar. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454905356) ages 3 to 5; and Richard Scarry’s Best Busytown Games & Activity Book by Scarry (Apr. 2, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402773150), ages 4 to 7. Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter returns in Little Critter I Am Hiding (Apr. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402773792) and Little Critter I Am Playing (Apr. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402797484), ages 3 to 5. And Silver Penny Stories welcomes Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Diane Namm, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Apr. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402784309); Little Red Riding Hood by Deanna McFadden, illus. by Scott Wakefield (Apr. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783371); Thumbelina by Kathleen Olmstead, illus. by Linda Olafsdottir (Apr. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783524); The Little Mermaid by McFadden, illus. by Ashley Mims (Apr. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783364); Robin Hood by McFadden, illus. by Marcos Calo (Apr. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783395); and Cinderella by McFadden, illus. by Valerie Sokolava (Apr. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783333), ages 3 to 6.


Grumpy Cat by Britta Teckentrup (Mar. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1907967481). On a rainy night, a cranky cat befriends a drenched kitten. Up to age 3.

No More Biting for Billy Goat! by Bernette Ford, illus. by Sam Williams (Feb. 5, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1907967313). A goat learns that teeth are for biting food, not friends. Ages 2 to 5.

The Three Little Pigs by Emily Bolam (Feb. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1907152672) retells this classic. Ages 2 to 5.

Little Red Riding Hood by Bernette Ford, illus. by Tom Knight (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1907967382) offers a retelling of this fairy tale. Ages 2 to 5.

Are We There Yet? by Sam Williams, illus. by Manja Stojic (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1907967467). Mama Duck teaches her four bored ducklings how to view the world. Ages 3 to 5.

I’m Not Reading! by Jonathan Allen (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1907967443). Friends join the owlet from I’m Not Sleepy! as he prepares to read his book. Ages 3 to 5.

Dino Bites! by Algy Craig Hall (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1907967504). Dinosaurs look for lunch in this cumulative tale. Ages 3 to 6.


Ice Age Continental Drift Creativity Book (Feb. 5, spiral bound, $14.95, ISBN 978-1780972275) contains stickers, stencils, games, puzzles, and doodles. Ages 6-up.

The Wallace & Gromit Creativity Book (Mar. 5, spiral bound, $14.95, ISBN 978-1780972282) is an activity book starring these characters. Ages 6-up.

Lady Gaga Dress-Up Sticker Book by David Shephard (Mar. 5, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1780970264). Readers use stickers to dress up Lady Gaga. Ages 6-up.

Kate and Pippa Dress-Up Sticker Book (Mar. 5, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1780971476) features stickers and paper dolls. Ages 6-up.

Hockey Sticker Activity Book by Bill Bernardi (Feb. 5, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1780972923) is a hockey-themed book that contains stickers, puzzles, trivia, and mazes. Ages 7-up.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Stella Gurney, illus. by Lorna Freytag (Feb. 19, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1780972459) is a pop-up, pull-tab adaptation. Ages 8-up.

Dinosaur Record Breakers by Darren Naish (Mar. 5, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1780973456) features record-setting dinosaur species. Ages 8-up.

Animal Record Breakers by Steve Parker (Mar. 5, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1780972053) describes the feats of extreme creatures. Ages 8-up.


Pirate Patterns (Mar. 5, kit, $5.95, ISBN 978-1411465527) is a pirate-themed activity kit introducing sorting and shape and pattern recognition. Ages 3 to 5.

Countdown to Space (Mar. 5, kit, $5.95, ISBN 978-1411465534). Activities encourage aspiring astronauts to use their math know-how. Ages 5 to 8, Grades K to K.

Aquarium Addition (Mar. 5, kit, $5.95, ISBN 978-1411465541). Featuring an aquarium theme, this activity kit introduces and reinforces addition concepts. Ages 6 to 7.

Time to Get a Pet (Mar. 5, kit, $5.95, ISBN 978-1411465558) uses animals to teach math skills, including telling time and understanding money. Ages 7 to 8.



New Scratch & Solve titles by Jack Ketch are Scratch & Solve Science Hangman (Feb. 5, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454907015), Scratch & Solve Spelling Bee Hangman (Feb. 5, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454907008), and Scratch & Solve Geography Hangman (Feb. 5, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454907022), ages 12-up.


Itch by Simon Mayo (Apr. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1454905097). A teen who collects specimens of elements in the periodic table finds a suspiciously warm rock made of an unknown element. Ages 10 to 15.


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Night Hunger by Alan Gibbons (Mar. 4, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1781121795). Ever since Beth sank her teeth into him, John can’t control his hunger for blood. Ages 11-up.

Text Game by Kate Cann (Mar. 4, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1781121702). A girl receives strange texts that say her perfect new boyfriend is cheating on her. Ages 11-up.

The Curse Box by E.E. Richardson (Mar. 4, paper, $6.95, ISBN 981-781121764). After a box is stolen from the magic shop where Tony works, he’s dragged into a war between vampire tribes. Ages 11-up.

Them by L.A. Weatherly (Mar. 4, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1781121856). A teen has to figure out how far he’ll go to get in with the most popular girls in school. Ages 11-up.

Wild Song by Jane Eagland (Mar. 4, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1781121825). A sheltered girl meets a wild and free boy who can change her life. Ages 11-up.

Zenn Scarlett by Christian Schoon (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844552) introduces a girl who aspires to be an “exoveterinarian” specializing in the treatment of alien life forms. Ages 12-up.

Playing Tyler by T.L. Costa (July 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844613). Scoring high on a new video game may hold the key to a down-and-out boy’s future. Ages 13 to 18.

Pantomime by Laura Lam (Feb. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844378) is a circus-set fantasy that introduces themes of intersexuality and gender. Ages 14-up.

The Holders by Julianna Scott (Mar. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844439). A teen devoted to protecting her brother faces a big decision when strangers claim to have answers to his problem. Ages 14-up.

Emilie and the Hollow World by Martha Wells (Apr. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844491). Emilie’s plans to stow away on a steamship to reach her cousin in the city go awry. Ages 14-up.

The Pirate’s Wish by Cassandra R. Clarke (June 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844286). A pirate and an assassin stranded on an enchanted island hold the secret to breaking a curse. Ages 14-up.


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Summer Fit issues Summer Fit Fifth to Sixth Grade by Leland Graham (Apr. 16, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0985352622), ages 11 to 12; Summer Fit Sixth to Seventh Grade by Veronica Brand (Apr. 16, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0985352608), ages 11 to 12; and Summer Fit Seventh to Eighth Grade by Brand (Apr. 16, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0985352615, ages 12 to 14.


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Animal Helpers by Jennifer Keats Curtis (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186113). Photos illustrate this look at sanctuaries and rescue zoos that help animals in need. Ages 3 to 8.

Balloon Trees by Danna Smith, illus. by Laurie Allen Klein (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186120) chronicles the making of a balloon. Ages 4 to 8.

The Deductive Detective by Brian Rock, illus. by Sherry Rogers (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186137). Detective Duck is on the case of a stolen cake. Ages 4 to 8.

Nature Recycles by Michelle Lord, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186151) reveals how animals use recycled materials. Ages 4 to 8.

On the Move by Scotti Cohn, illus. by Susan Detwiler (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186168) examines the migratory habits of animal species. Ages 4 to 8.

Ferdinand Fox’s First Summer by Mary Holland (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186144). A young fox explores the world around him. Ages 4 to 8.

Shark Baby by Ann Downer, illus. by Shennen Bersani (Feb. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186229). A baby shark journeys through the ocean to learn what kind of shark he is. Ages 4 to 8.


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Yes, Let’s by Galen Goodwin Longstreth, illus. by Maris Wicks (Apr. 9, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1933718873). A family spends a day in the wilderness. Ages 3 to 8.

Mickey Price: Journey to Oblivion by John Stanley (May 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1933718880). Four 12-year-olds embark on a secret NASA mission to the moon. Ages 8 to 12.


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My Multicultural Atlas by Benoit Delalandre and Jeremy Clapin (May 1, spiral bound, $24.99, ISBN 978-1857076844) includes foldout maps and a removable map of the world. Ages 5 to 7.


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My Big World (Jun 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0500650165) teaches children about our planet and what’s beyond it. Ages 4 to 8.

Explore!: The Most Dangerous Journeys of All Time by Deborah Kespert (Jun. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0500650134) details the adventure of real expeditions. Ages 7 to 11.

Space Academy: How to Fly Spacecraft Step by Step by Deborah Kespert and David Baker (Jun 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0500650141) gives an interactive introduction to space travel. Ages 7 to 10.



Swipe continues with Storm by Evan Angler (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1400321971), ages 8 to 11. And Son of Angels releases Shadow Chaser by Jerel Law (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1400321995), ages 8 to 11.


Things to See (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1589256293) and Things to Learn (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1589256354) aim to help children develop word-picture associations. Up to age 3.

Pets (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1589256316) and Farm (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1589256347) are touch-and-feel books featuring pets; and barnyard animals. Up to age 3.

First Numbers (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1589256309). Photos illustrate this lift-the-flap book introducing numbers and counting. Up to age 3.

First Colors (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1589256330) is a lift-the-flap introduction to colors. Up to age 4.

Peek-a-Boo! by Ben Mantle (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256361). Readers play peek-a-boo with animals. Up to age 3.

Hug! by Ben Mantle (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256378) reveals various kinds of embraces. Ages 1 to 4.

Splish, Splash, Splosh! by David Melling (Mar. 1, board book, $8.96, ISBN 978-1589256439). Ducks splash in the pool in this counting tale. Ages 1 to 4.

ABC Puzzle and Book (Mar. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1589256323). This photographic book and puzzle set offers an introduction to the alphabet. Ages 1 to 5.

That’s My Mommy! (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256453) and That’s My Daddy! (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256460) by Ann Hodgman, illus. by Laura Logan, celebrate parents. Ages 1 to 5.

That’s How Much I Love You by Julie A Rudi, illus. by Tiphanie Beeke (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256446) pays tribute to love. Ages 1 to 6.

I Want My Mommy! by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Alison Edgson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251304). When Arthur misses his mother, Grandma knows just what to do. Ages 2 to 4.

It’s Spring Time! by Elizabeth Bennett, illus. by Gladys Baccala (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256392). Animals enjoy springtime. Ages 2 to 5.

Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf by Rachael Mortimer, illus. by Liz Pichon (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251175). Red Riding Hood befriends Little Wolf, who doesn’t want to become a Big Bad Wolf. Ages 3 to 7.

Snack Time for Confetti by Kali Stileman (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251274). A hungry polka-dotted bird searches for something good to eat. Ages 3 to 7.

Three Billy Goats Fluff by Rachael Mortimer, illus. by Liz Pichon (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1589254398) offers a twist on the “gruff” fairy tale. Ages 3 to 7.

Look Out, Ladybug! by Jack Tickle (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251281). Ladybug is learning to fly in this tale with a practice-makes-perfect message. Ages 3 to 7.

Hands Off My Honey! by Jane Chapman, illus. by Tim Warnes (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251427). Bear’s friends play a game with him when he refuses to share his honey. Ages 3 to 7.

What Goes Up by Paula Bowles (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251199). Village children help a dragon learn to believe in himself so he can fly. Ages 3 to 7.

Soo’s Boo-Boos by Tilda Balsley, illus. by Shelagh McNicholas (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251182). In this counting story, Soo’s mother soothes her 10 boo-boos. Ages 3 to 7.

Farmers’ Market Day by Shanda Trent, illus. by Jane Dippold (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251151). A girl searches for the perfect treat at the farmers’ market. Ages 3 to 7.

What a Wonderful World! by Suzanne Chiew, illus. by Tina McNaughton (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1589251298). A bear and his mother travel the world and see beautiful sights. Ages 3 to 7.


Hugless Douglas is back in Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleepover by David Melling (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251168), ages 3 to 7.

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The Eye of the Whale by Jennifer O’Connell (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0884483359) relates the true story of the rescue of a whale near San Francisco. Ages 5 to 9.


The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (May 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0765320322). Joel longs to be one of the Rithmatists, who practice a magical art that enables them to defend humanity from merciless creatures. Ages 12 to 17.

Homeland by Cory Doctorow (Feb. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0765333698) is a sequel to Little Brother. Ages 13 to 18.

The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett (Mar. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0765333339) launches an urban fantasy trilogy. Ages 13 to 18.

Replica by Jenna Black (July 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0765333711) launches a science fiction series by the author of the Faeriewalker series. Ages 13 to 18.


Article 5 introduces Breaking Point by Kristen Simmons (Feb. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0765329592), ages 13 to 18.


Cartboy and the Time Capsule by L.A. Campbell (Apr. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0765333179) is a debut novel about a boy and his sixth-grade year. Ages 8 to 12.

The Planet Thieves by Dan Krokos (May 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0765334282) launches a space-themed middle-grade series. Ages 8 to 12.


Monsterific Tales releases The Vanishing Vampire by David Lubar (May 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0765330772), ages 8 to 12.


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Jack and Nancy by Quentin Blake (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1849416894). The wind picks up Jack and Nancy and lands them on an exotic island. Ages 3 to 5.

Quentin Blake’s Nursery Rhyme Book by Quentin Blake (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1849416900) compiles 16 original rhymes. Ages 5 to 7.

Picasso’s Trousers by Nicholas Allan (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0099495369). This introduction to Picasso includes a foldout image of the artist at work. Ages 5 to 7.


Survival Squad adds Night Riders by Jonathan Rock (Feb. 12, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1862309678), ages 9 to 12.


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Baseball All-Stars by Triumph Books (Apr. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1600788321) rounds up biographies, trivia, and photos focusing on major league ball players. Ages 9 to 12.


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Where Do You Look? by Marthe Jocelyn and Nell Jocelyn (Feb. 12, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1770493766) explores homonyms. Ages 2 to 5.

Mister Dash and the Cupcake Calamity by Monica Kulling, illus. by Esperança Melo (Mar. 12, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493964) is a follow-up to Merci Mister Dash! Ages 3 to 6.

Nana’s Summer Surprise by Heather Hartt-Sussman, illus. by Georgia Graham (Apr. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493247) is a tale of blended families and overcoming differences. Ages 4 to 7.

Beyond the Moongate by Elizabeth Quan (Mar. 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1770493834) tells how the Lee King family traveled from their Canadian home to China in the 1920s. Ages 6 to 8.

Shadow Girl by Patricia Morrison (Feb. 12, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1770492905) is the story of a resilient girl in foster care who survives with the support of a caring new family. Ages 9-up.

An Infidel in Paradise by S.J. Laidlaw (Feb. 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1770493049). A girl living on a diplomatic compound in Pakistan adjusts to a new life. Ages 12-up.


Checkers and Dot return in Checkers and Dot at the Beach (May 14, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1770494442) and Checkers and Dot on the Farm (May 14, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1770494435), up to age 4. Wonder Tales offers It’s Not About the Tiny Girl! (Apr. 9, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1770493292), It’s Not About the Diamonds! (Apr. 9, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1770493285), It’s Not About the Straw! (Apr. 9, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1770493261), It’s Not About the Beanstalk! (Apr. 9, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1770493278), and It’s Not About the Ball! (Apr. 9, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1770493308) by Veronika Martenova Charles, illus. by David Parkins, ages 5 to 8. And Roy MacGregor’s Screech Owls offers Face-Off at the Alamo (Feb. 12, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770494183) and updated editions of Mystery at Lake Placid (Feb. 12, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770494138), Peril at the World’s Biggest Hockey Tournament (Feb. 12, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770494176), The Night They Stole the Stanley Cup (Feb. 12, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770494145), Sudden Death in New York City (Feb. 12, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770494152), and The Ghost of the Stanley Cup (Feb. 12, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770494169), ages 8 to 11.


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MLB Animals (Apr. 23, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1770494749) and MLB Opposites (Apr. 23, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1770495180) by Christopher Jordan introduce Major League Baseball team animals; and baseball-related opposites. Ages 3 to 7.

Learn All About Soccer by Al Huberts, illus. by Frank Bailey (Apr. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1770495067) is a soccer-themed coloring and activity book. Ages 4 to 9.


My First Book of Chinese Words by Faye-Lynn Wu, illus. by Aya Padron (Feb. 12, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0804843676) presents words in Chinese characters and English. Ages 3 to 5.

Korean Nursery Rhymes by Danielle Wright, illus. by Helen Acraman (Mar. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0804842273). This bilingual rhyme collection includes a CD. Ages 4 to 8.

Chinese Fables by Shiho Nunes, illus. by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard (Feb. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0804841528) compiles 19 fables gleaned from Chinese history. Ages 6-up.

Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies by Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander (Apr. 30, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-4805312261) offers 26 projects and a DVD. Ages 8-up.


The Snake Goddess Colors the World by Li Jian (Mar. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1602209824) introduces the snake goddess and her journey to bring color to a cheerless world. Ages 4 to 8.


Hunt for the Devil’s Dragon by Marianne Hering and Wayne Batson (May 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1589977389). A vicious animal terrorizes a town in 13th-century Libya. Ages 7 to 10.


Humble Heart: A Book of Virtues by Amy Meyer Allen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1414380698) collects nine stories featuring the Humble Bumbles characters. Ages 2 to 4.


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The Darkness After by Scott B. Williams (July 16, paper, $10, ISBN 978-1612431840). In this dystopian novel, teens struggle to survive as the modern world collapses around them. Ages 12-up.

Title in French

Harold et le Crayon Violet (Harold and the Purple Crayon) by Crockett Johnson, trans. by Anne-Laure Fournier le Ray (Mar. 12, hardcover, $10, ISBN 978-1612431642), ages 4 to 8.


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Over The Wall by Peter Wartman (July 9, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0984681433). Searching for her brother in a forgotten city, a girl finds mythical creatures and traces of a lost civilization. Ages 10-up.

Amazing Facts and Beyond by Kevin Huizenga and Dan Zettwoch (May 7, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-0984681464) offers facts from know-it-all cartoon character Leon Beyond. Ages 12-up.


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Free Boy by Lorraine McConaghy and Judy Bentley (Feb. 1, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-0295992716). A teenage slave brought from Maryland to Washington State in the 1850s escapes to Canada. Ages 10 to 15.


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What Will Hatch? by Jennifer Ward, illus. by Susie Ghahremani (Feb. 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0802723116) provides a look at the animal world. Ages 2 to 5.

I Love Ewe (Mar. 19, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0802728265) and Hug a Bull (Apr. 2, hardcover, $1299, ISBN 978-0802728241) by Aaron Zenz showcase baby animals and their parents. Ages 3 to 6.

Saturday Is Dadurday by Robin Pulver, illus. by R.W. Alley (May 14, hardcover, $17.89, ISBN 978-0802786098) celebrates the special relationship between father and child. Ages 4 to 8.

Bogart and Vinnie by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Henry Cole (June 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802728227) tells an interspecies friendship story. Ages 4 to 8.

Zombelina by Kristyn Crow, illus. by Molly Idle (July 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0802728036) introduces a zombie ballerina. Ages 4 to 8.

Louisa May’s Battle by Kathleen Krull, illus. by Carlyn Beccia (Mar. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802796684) reveals how Louisa May Alcott’s Civil War experience inspired Little Women. Ages 6 to 9.

A Song for Bijou by Josh Farrar (Feb. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802733948) is a novel about first crushes and old friendships. Ages 8 to 12.

Rules for Ghosting by A.J. Paquette (July 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802734549). A friendly ghost comes to town. Ages 8 to 12.

Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II by Martin Sandler (July 23, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0802722775) draws from interviews with Japanese-American survivors of internment camps. Ages 10 to 14.

Also Known As by Robin Benway (Feb. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802733900). A teenage safecracker whose parents are international spies gets her first solo assignment. Ages 12 to 17.

Tempest Revealed by Tracy Deebs (June 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734839) concludes the Tempest trilogy. Ages 12 to 17.

Imperfect Spiral by Debbie Levy (July 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734419) presents a story of tragedy and forgiveness. Ages 12 to 17.

Intuition by C.J. Omololu (June 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802723710) is a sequel to Transcendence. Ages 12 to 17.

Hysteria by Megan Miranda (Feb. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802723109) is a psychological thriller. Ages 14 to 19.

Stung by Bethany Wiggins (Apr. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734181). The government’s attempt to bio-engineer a cure after a pandemic strikes turns people into ferocious beasts. Ages 14 to 19.


Penguin returns in Penguin on Vacation by Salina Yoon (Apr. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0802733979), ages 3 to 6. The Murder Notebooks issues Killing Rachel by Anne Cassidy (Feb. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802734167), ages 12 to 17. And TimeRiders adds The Eternal War by Alex Scarrow (May 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734815), ages 12 to 17.


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Fortress of Mist by Sigmund Brouwer (Feb. 19, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1400071555). After his conquest of Magnus, Thomas leads his people into an era when dark forces are at work. Ages 12-up.


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Empty Fridge by Gaetan Doremus (June 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0987109934). Andrew’s neighbors forget to buy food for dinner, so what happens when they gather for a potluck? Ages 5 to 7.

10 Little Insects by Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina (May 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0987109910). In this graphic novel mystery, insects on a secluded island die one by one. Ages 9 to 12.

Who You Are Is What You Do by Heather McAllister (Mar. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0980607024) aims to help teens make informed career decisions. Ages 14-up.


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The Fantastic Adventures of Krishna by Demi (Mar. 31, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1937786052) relays the story of young Krishna, sent by Vishnu to fight an evil king. Ages 4 to 8.

Children of the Tipi: Life in the Buffalo Days by Michael Oren Fitzgerald (June 30, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1937786090). Photos and words of Native American tribal leaders capture the experience of growing up on the Great Plains. Ages 4 to 8.

The Compassionate Warrior: Abd El-Kader of Algeria by Elsa Marston (June 30, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1937786106) focuses on this Arab statesman and military strategist. Ages 13 to 18.


Potty Palooza by Rachel Gordon and Claudia Gold, illus. by Sarah Bergmann (May 7, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-0761174851) is a guide to potty training. Ages 2-up.

Pranklopedia by Julie Winterbottom (Mar. 12, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-0761167563) is a handbook for pranksters. Ages 5-up.


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A Girl’s Guide to Fitting in Fitness by Erin Whitehead and Jennipher Walters (Mar. 26, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1936976300) is a guide to staying healthy, eating right, and working out. Ages 12-up.

The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life by Martin Oliver and Alexandra Johnson (Apr. 23, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1936976348) outlines more than 50 life skills—from fixing flat tires to folding sheets. Ages 12-up.

Make the Grade: Everything You Need to Study Better, Stress Less, and Succeed in School by Lesley Schwartz Martin (July 9, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1936976386) aims to help students get organized, maximize study time, and prepare for tests. Ages 12-up.

The Prom Book: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need by Lauren Metz (Mar. 5, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1936976287) is a handbook for planning prom night. Ages 14-up.

Super Pop!: Pop Culture Top Ten Lists to Help You Win at Trivia, Survive in the Wild, and Make It Through the Holidays by Daniel Harmon (Jun. 4, $16.99, paper, ISBN 978-1936976362) organizes pop culture hits—including movies, books, and songs—into top 10 lists. Ages 14-up.

How to Lose Everything: A Mostly True Story by Philip Mattheis and Kathryn Malczyk (Jul. 23, $14.99, paper, ISBN 978-1936976409) recounts the life-changing summer when Mattheis and his friends found a small fortune in an abandoned house. Ages 14-up.


Avenger by Heather Burch (Mar. 26, hardcover, $14.99, 978-0310728245) concludes the Halflings trilogy. Ages 15 to 18.


The Safe Lands continues with Captives by Jill Williamson (Apr. 2, paper, $9.99; 978-0310724223), ages 15 to 18.