Saddleback Educational Publishing


The Heights continues with Creature (Aug. 1, paper, $6.50, ISBN 978-1622500505), Ransom (Aug. 1, paper, $6.50, ISBN 978-1622500475), Shelter (Aug. 1, paper, $6.50, ISBN 978-1622500468), Treasure (Aug. 1, paper, $6.50, ISBN 978-1622500482), and Mudslide (Aug. 1, paper, $6.50, ISBN 978-1622500499), ages 10–14. Gravel Road adds Screaming Quietly by Evan Jacobs (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500031) and Bi-Normal by M.G. Higgins (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500048), ages 15–up. The Grove Hill Giants flip book series by Stephanie Perry Moore and Derrick Moore launches with Forever Hot/Truly Fine (Aug. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1622506835), Golden Heart/Deep Soul (Sept. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1622506842), Scream Loud/Quiet Strength (Sept. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1622506859), All In/Stand Firm (Sept. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1622506866), and Real Diva/Man Up (Sept. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1622506873), ages 15–up. Coming Home debuts with Coming Home (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1622500512), Searching for Answers (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1622500529), and Truth (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1622500536) by P.J. Gray, ages 15–up. Joining Urban Underground are Walk in the Park (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500437), One for Me (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500420), Facing It (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500451) Second Chances (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500444), and If You Were Mine (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500413), by Anne Schraff, ages 15–up. And Port City High kicks off with High School High (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500376), Taken (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500383), Deported (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500390), and Public Eye (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1622500406) by Shannon Freeman, ages 15–up.

Scarletta/Scarletta Junior Readers

(Dist. by PGW)

Trash to Treasure: A Kid’s Upcycling Guide to Crafts by Pam Scheunemann (Nov. 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1938063183) is a guide to repurposing trash and found items. Ages 9–up.


Ghost Detectors launches with Ghost Detectors Volume 1: Let the Specter-Detecting Begin, Books 1-3 by Dotti Enderle, illus. by Howard McWilliam (Sept. 3, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1938063282), ages 8–12.

Scarletta /Scarletta Kids

(Dist. by PGW)

The Kid’s Book of Simple Everyday Science by Kelly Doudna (Oct. 1, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1938063343) includes 40 experiments using household items. Ages 5–9.


Monster & Me adds Monster Needs a Costume by Paul Czajak, illus. by Wendy Grieb (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1938063091), ages 2–6. And Robbie’s Big Adventures continues with The Best Saturday Ever! by Gary Cook, illus. by Adam Sward (Sept. 16, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1938063251), ages 5–8.


Superstars 2013 by K.C. Kelley (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545585156) spotlights football luminaries. Ages 7–10.

One Direction: Superstardom! by Riley Brooks (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545591317) features photos of and information about the British boy band. Ages 8–12.

Spirit Animals Book 1: Wild Born by Brandon Mull (Sept. 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545522434) kicks off a multiplatform fantasy series starring four children who can magically transform into the shapes of a wolf, leopard, panda, and falcon. Ages 8–12.

Carrie Underwood: American Dream/Hunter Hayes: A Dream Come True: Flip Book by Riley Brooks (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545621892) profiles these country music stars. Ages 8–12.

Backstage Pass: Today’s Hottest Stars by Margaret Magnarelli (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545591324) focuses a spotlight on such celebrities as Logan Lerman and the band One Direction. Ages 8–12.

Ripley’s Special Edition 2014 by (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545566476) is a compendium of offbeat information. Ages 10–14.

Catching Fire: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion by Kate Egan (Nov. 22, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545599337) features backstage photos and interviews. Ages 12–up.


Joining Peppa Pig is Peppa’s Christmas Wish by (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545565110), ages 3–5. Tonka rolls along with Tough Trucks by (Aug. 27, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545566513), ages 3–5. Star Wars adds Colors by (Nov. 26, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545609197), ages 3–5; Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown (Aug. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545505178) and A Very Vader Valentine’s Day by Trey King, illus. by Katie Cook (Nov. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545515603), ages 8–12; and Science Fair Book by Samantha Margles (Aug. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545520997), ages 10–14. Scholastic Reader Level 1: The Saturday Triplets begins with Lost in the Leaf Pile (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545481434), The Pumpkin Fair Problem (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545481441), and Teacher Trouble! (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545481458) by Katharine Kenah, illus. by Tammie Lyon, ages 4–7. Lalaloopsy offers TV Tie-In 8x8 by (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545581264), The Sweetest Friends by Amy Ackelsberg (Dec. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545533669), and Ice Skating Reader by Jenne Simon, illus. by Prescott Hill (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545581233), ages 4–8. New to Hot Wheels Readers is Shark Attack by Ace Landers (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545468244), ages 4–8. LEGO City gains Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo! by Trey King, illus. by Chuck Primeau (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545515733), ages 4–8. LEGO Star Wars issues A Search-and-Find Book by Ameet Studio (Nov. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545608046), ages 4–8. Boris stars in Boris Sees the Light by Andrew Joyner (Sept. 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545484541), ages 5–7. And Missy’s Super Duper Royal Deluxe presents School Play by Susan Nees (Sept. 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545438537), ages 5–7.

Lotus Lane is back in Lulu: My Glamorous Life (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545445160) and Mika: My New Life by Kyla May (Oct. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545445191), ages 6–8. Looniverse introduces Dinosaur Disaster by David Lubar, illlus. by Matt Loveridge (Oct. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545496063), ages 6–8. The Notebook of Doom adds Day of the Night Crawlers (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545493253) and Attack of the Shadow Smashers (Oct. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545552974) by Troy Cummings, ages 6–8. Scholastic Reader Level 2 adds Itty Bitty Animals by Joan Emerson (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545532389), ages 6–8. New to I Survived is I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545459372), ages 7–10. LEGO Friends issues Andrea Takes the Stage (Comic Reader #2) by Sonia Sander (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545517560), and Mystery in the Whispering Woods (Chapter Book #3) by Cathy Hapka (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545566698), ages 7–10. LEGO Legends of Chima continues with Official Guide by Tracey West (Aug. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545537544), Eris to the Rescue (Comic Reader #3) by Marilyn Easton (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545566711), and Untitled Chapter Book #3 by Greg Farshtey (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545517522), ages 7–10. Power Rangers Megaforce gains Alien Attack! by Ace Landers (Sept. 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545500128), ages 7–10. And joining Ready Freddy is The Reading Race by Abby Klein, illus. by John McKinley (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545550444), ages 7–10.

Captain Underpants continues with The Adventures of Captain Underpants: Color Edition by Dav Pilkey (Aug. 27, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545499088), ages 7–up. Infinity Ring adds Cave of Wonders by Matthew J. Kirby (Aug. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545387002) and Behind Enemy Lines by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Nov. 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545387019), ages 8–12. Jewel Society picks up Keep Friends Close, Emeralds Closer by Hope McLean (Sept. 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545607643), ages 8–12. LEGO Hero Factory presents Faceoff!—Makuro’s Secret Guidebook by Greg Farshtey (Aug. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545552356), ages 8–12. And all seven Harry Potter titles by J.K. Rowling, illus. by Mary GrandPré, are being rereleased with new cover illustrations by Kazu Kibuishi (Aug. 27, paper, $12.99–$16.99), ages 9–up.

Scholastic/Blue Sky Press

How Do Dinosaurs Say I’m Mad! by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545143158) explores how kids can calm down when feeling anger and frustration. Ages 3–5.

The Birthday Queen by Audrey Wood, illus. by Don Wood (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545414746) introduces the person who makes a child’s big day as special as it can be. Ages 4–8.

Bugs in My Hair! by David Shannon (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545143134) offers a humorous look at the common battle against head lice. Ages 4–8.


Kiss, Kiss Good Night by Kenn Nesbitt, illus. by Rebecca Elliott (Aug. 27, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545479578), offers a peek at how animal mothers say good night to their young. Up to age 3.

Hug You, Kiss You, Love You by Joyce Wan (Nov. 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545540452) celebrates parental love. Up to age 3.

Giggle! by Caroline Jayne Church (Aug. 27, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545350822) is a novelty sound book. Up to age 3.

The Turkey Train by Steve Metzger, illus. by Jim Paillot (Aug. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545492294). Turkeys take the turkey train to a winter wonderland in Maine. Ages 3–5.

Frosty the Snowman by Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson, illus. by Sam Williams (Sept. 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545450058). This adaptation of the song features a glittery cover. Ages 3–5.

The Gingerbread Bear by Robert Dennis, illus. by Tammie Lyon (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545489669). A gingerbread bear cookie is on the run in Woodlands National Park. Ages 3–5.

Dinosaur Christmas by Jerry Pallotta, illus. by Howard McWilliam (Aug. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545433600). Santa reminisces about the pre-reindeer years when dinos pulled his sleigh. Ages 5–7.

Scholastic/Chicken House

The Wolf Princess by Cathryn Constable (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545528399) is a mystery set in the winterland of Russia. Ages 10–14.

Hitler’s Secret by William Osborne (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545496469). Great Britain recruits young war refugees Leni and Otto to return to Europe as spies. Ages 12–up.

Unfed by Kirsty McKay (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545536721). Bobby and her friends from Undead are still battling zombies in this sequel. Ages 14–up.


Tunnels comes to a close with Terminal by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams (Oct. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545479646), ages 10–14.

Scholastic/En Español

Spanish First Words / Primeras palabras en español by J. Hutchins (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545563284) is a bilingual visual vocabulary builder. Ages 4–8.

Titles in Spanish

Los mariachis by Rita Rosa Ruesga, illus. by Euliser Polanco (Aug. 27, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545563277) gives a music-inspired twist to the “Ten Little Monkeys” rhyme. Ages 4–8.

Series in Spanish

Explora Tu Mondo (Discover More) offers Los tiburones (Sharks) (Aug. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545565615), La selva tropical (Rainforests) (Aug. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545565592), Vehiculos de emergencia (Emergency Vehicles) (Aug. 27, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545565622), and Perritos y gatitos (Puppies and Kittens) by Penelope Arlon (Aug. 27, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545565585) by Penelope Arlon, ages 5–7. Captain Calzoncillos (Captain Underpants) gains El Capitan Calzoncillos y la asquerosa venganza de los Robocalzones Radioactivos (Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers) by Dav Pilkey (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545544566), ages 7–10. And Pueblo Fronterizo (Border Town) adds Guerra de quinceaneras (Quince Clash) by Malin Alegria (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545565653), ages 12–up.


Dogs of War by Sheila Keenan, illus. by Nathan Fox (Oct. 29, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0545128872; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545128889). Three stories inspired by real events spotlight heroic military dogs. Ages 8–12.

The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth (Aug. 27, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0439823319; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0439823326). Nate finds a tape recorder and note addressed to him under the floorboards of his family’s new house in this mystery. Ages 8–12.


Cinderelephant by Emma Dodd (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545532853) is a classic tale with a big twist. Ages 4–8.

The 14 Fibs of Gregory K. by Greg Pincus (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0439912990). Gregory finds a clever way to avert failing math so he can fulfill his dream of going to author camp. Ages 8–12.

The City of Death by Sarwat Chadda (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545385183) is a sequel to The Savage Fortress, which features gods and monsters of India. Ages 10–14.

The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545430999) is an adaptation of adult title Hunting Eichmann. Ages 12–up.

Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow (Oct. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545166669) is set in a land where magically knotted cords help keep the restless dead at bay. Ages 12–up.

Underdogs by Markus Zusak (Nov. 26, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545542593) contains three early novels, never before published in the U.S., about a pair of rambunctious brothers. Ages 12–up.

Scholastic Library Publishing/Children’s Press


Rookie Toddler adds Big and Little: Things That Go (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531272534), Baby Animals at the Zoo (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531272510), Ears, Eyes, Nose (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531272541), and five other concept board books, ages up to 3. Rookie Read-About Holidays issues eight new titles including 100th Day of School by Melissa Schiller (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531273500), Christmas by Trudi Strain Trueit (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531273524), and Hanukkah by Lisa Herrington (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531273517), ages 3–6. Rookie Read-About Science offers How Do You Know It’s Fall? (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531225752) and three other titles by Lisa M. Herrington, ages 3–6. There are 10 new Nature’s Children books including Geckos by Katie Marsico (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531251553) and Blue Whales by Ruth Bjorklund (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531251539), ages 8–10. A True Book—Animal Kingdom gains Mammals (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531223390) and five other titles, ages 8–10. A True Book—Great American Business presents The Global Economy: America and the World by Hugh Roome and Anne Ross Roome (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531284629) and five additional entries, ages 8–10. Cornerstones of Freedom, Third Series offers 10 new volumes, including The Salem Witch Trials (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531276716), ages 9–11. New Calling All Innovators: A Career for You? books are Roller Coasters: From Concept to Consumer (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531220092) and three others, ages 10–13. And Enchantment of the World, Second Series adds Brazil by Ann Heinrichs (Sept. 1, hardcover, $40, ISBN 978-0531236758) and five additional titles, ages 10–14.


When Lions Roar by Robie H. Harris, illus. by Chris Raschka (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545112833) stars a child who faces his fear and makes his world safe again. Ages 3–5.

Snow Bunny’s Christmas Wish by Rebecca Harry (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545541039). Snow Bunny’s only wish is to find a friend. Up to age 3.

Train by Elisha Cooper (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545384957) depicts various types of trains rolling across the country. Ages 4–8.


Native American Heroes: Osceola, Tecumseh & Cochise by Ann McGovern (Jan. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545467209), collects biographies of these three leaders and provides source materials throughout. Ages 8–12.


Scholastic Almanac for Kids 2014 (Aug. 27, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-0545562645), Scholastic Book of World Records 2014 by Jenifer Corr Morse (Oct. 29, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545562621), and Scholastic Year in Sports 2014 by James Buckley Jr. (Nov. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545562591) are all fact compendiums updated with the latest stats and information. Ages 8–12.

Bone Collection: Animals by Rob Scott Colson (Aug. 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545576284) features images of a wide variety of animal skeletons to help readers learn about animal anatomy. Ages 8–12.


20 Questions gains Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? by Gilda Berger and Melvin Berger (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545563239), ages 6–8. Deep Dive introduces Kraya the Blood Shark by Adam Blade (Sept. 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545427708), ages 7–10. Geronimo Stilton stars in The Golden Statue Plot by Geronimo Stilton (Sept. 24, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545556293), ages 7–10. New to Geronimo Stilton Cavemice is Help, I’m in Hot Lava! by Geronimo Stilton (Oct. 29, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545642903), ages 7–10. Joining Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy is The Volcano of Fire by Geronimo Stilton (Aug. 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545556255), ages 7–10. I Am continues with John F. Kennedy by Grace Norwich (Sept. 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545568838), ages 7–10. Monstrous Stories presents The Day the Mice Stood Still by Dr. Roach (Oct. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545425575), ages 7–10. Pet Hotel picks up A Nose for Trouble by Kate Finch, illus. by John Steven Gurney and Tim Jessell (Sept. 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545501835), ages 7–10. The Puppy Place issues Mocha (Aug. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545462402) and Molly (Oct. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545462426) by Ellen Miles, ages 7–10. And Rainbow Magic Special Edition presents Keira the Movie Star Fairy (Nov. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545484961) and Autumn the Falling Leaves Fairy (Aug. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545484954) by Daisy Meadows, ages 7–10.

New Rescue Princesses titles are The Snow Jewel (Sept. 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545509176), The Magic Rings (Sept. 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545509183), The Shimmering Stone (Nov. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545509220), and The Lost Gold (Nov. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545509206) by Paula Harrison, ages 7–10. Thea Stilton returns in Thea Stilton and the Journey to the Lion’s Den (Nov. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545556279), Thea Stilton and the Spanish Dance Mission (Aug. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545556262), and Thea Stilton Special Edition: The Secret of the Fairies (Sept. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545556248), ages 7–10. 100 Most… adds 100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet by Anna Claybourne (Oct. 29, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545563420), ages 8–12. The Chronicles of Avantia picks up Fire and Fury by Adam Blade (Nov. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545361538), ages 8–12. A Dog and His Girl Mysteries adds Cry Woof by Jane Mason and Sarah Hines-Stephens (Sept. 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545436267), ages 8–12. And Ghost Buddy is back with Always Dance with a Hairy Buffalo by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (Sept. 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545298858), ages 8–12.

Goosebumps Most Wanted continues with Dr. Maniac Will See You Now by R.L. Stine (Sept. 24, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545418027), ages 8–12. Jewel Society concludes with Battle of the Brightest by Hope McLean (Nov. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545607650), ages 8–12. Feeding Frenzy by Michael P. Spradlin (Oct. 29, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545506731) is a new Killer Species title, ages 8–12. STAT issues Schooled by Amar’e Stoudemire (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545606073), ages 8–12. Swindle gains Hideout by Gordon Korman (Nov. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545448673), ages 8–12. Dog Tags gains Strays by C. Alexander London (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545477055), ages 10–14. Profiles presents War Spies by Daniel Polansky (Nov. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545576550), ages 10–14. And Bar Code issues The Bar Code Prophecy by Suzanne Weyn (Sept. 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545425308), ages 12–up.


Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender (Sept. 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545468091). During a school trip to Paris, Colette realizes that the ghost of the historic queen is killing descendants of those responsible for her beheading. Ages 12–up.

Followers by Anna Davies (Sept. 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545511964). Someone has hacked Briana’s Twitter account and is live-tweeting murders on campus. Ages 14–up.

Scholastic Press

Hiding Phil by Eric Barclay (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545464772). Three siblings try to hide their beloved elephant. Ages 3–5.

Rawr! by Tod Doodler (Aug. 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545511186). Rex, a well-behaved dinosaur, tries to fit in at school. Ages 3–5.

Trouper by Meg Kearney, illus. by E.B. Lewis (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545100410). A three-legged stray dog finds a loving boy to call his own. Ages 4–8.

Year of the Jungle by Suzanne Collins, illus. by James Proimos (Sept. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545425162) is an autobiographical picture book about a girl whose father leaves to fight the war in Vietnam. Ages 4–up.

Power Passers by K.C. Kelley (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545585149) looks at six top professional quarterbacks. Ages 7–10.

Goblins by Philip Reeve (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545222204) chronicles the adventures of a goblin outcast who must save his world from the rise of a dangerous dark magic. Ages 8–12.

Grave Images by Jenny Goebel (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545519304) is a debut mystery starring a girl whose family owns a monument company and has hired a new artist to engrave the headstones. Ages 8–12.

Byrd & Igloo: A Polar Adventure by Samantha Seiple (Sept. 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545562768) is a narrative nonfiction work about polar explorer Richard Byrd and his dog Igloo. Ages 8–12.

Scare Scape by Sam Fisher (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545521604). Three wishes go awry in this middle-grade debut. Ages 8–12.

Duke by Kirby Larson (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545416375). To help the WWII effort while his father is away fighting, 11-year-old Hobie volunteers his dog to act as a military sentry. Ages 8–12.

The Pet War by Allan Woodrow (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545513197). A brother and sister square off to see who can earn the most money, and the rights to choose the family pet. Ages 8–12.

The Lost Kingdom by Matthew J. Kirby (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545274265). Billy, his dad, and a secret society of scientists search a fantastical American West for a lost people. Ages 8–12.

Serafina’s Promise by Ann E. Burg (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545535649) is a novel in verse about a Haitian girl who longs to attend school and one day become a doctor. Ages 10–14.

Seeing Red by Kathryn Erskine (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545464406). After his father dies, Red Porter faces questions about his family’s legacy in small-town Virginia in 1972. Ages 10–14.

A Spark Unseen by Sharon Cameron (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545328135) is a sequel to the gothic steampunk romance The Dark Unwinding. Ages 12–up.

“The President Has Been Shot!”: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson (Sep 24, hardcover, $18.99, 978-0545490078) features archival photos, bibliographical notes, and more. Ages 12–up.

Inhuman by Kat Falls (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545370998). In a post-apocalyptic U.S., a teenage girl must travel into the forbidden Savage Zone to save her father’s life. Age 12–up.

The Darkest Path by Jeff Hirsch (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545512237). In a future U.S. wracked by civil war, 15-year-old Cal and his younger brother are on the run from an insurgent militant group. Ages 12–up.

Invasion by Walter Dean Myers (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545384285). The story of two young army recruits, one white, one black, on the front lines of the 1944 Normandy invasion. Age 12–up.


Starring Jules returns with Starring Jules (In Drama-Rama) by Beth Ain (Aug. 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545443548), ages 7–10. The Last Present by Wendy Mass (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545310161) joins Willow Falls. Leopards’ Gold by Jenny Nimmo (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545251853) closes out the Chronicles of the Red King, ages 8–12. Cryptid Hunters welcomes Chupacabra by Roland Smith (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545178174), ages 8–12. Family Tree adds The Long Way Home by Ann M. Martin (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545359436), ages 8–12. Floors wraps up with The Field of Wacky Inventions by Patrick Carman (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545255219), ages 8–12. Ghost Buddy gains Always Dance with a Hairy Buffalo by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545298902), ages 8–12. The Golden Door trilogy concludes with The Third Door by Emily Rodda (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545429948), ages 8–12. The Loser List rolls along with Take Me to Your Loser by H.N. Kowitt (Sept. 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545507950), ages 8–12. Whatever After greets If the Shoe Fits by Sarah Mlynowski (Nov. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545415682), ages 8–12. New to Wings of Fire is The Dark Secret by Tui T. Sutherland (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545349215), ages 8–12. Battle Magic by Tamora Pierce (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0439842976) is new to the Circle books, ages 12–up. And The Raven Cycle presents The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (Sept. 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545424943), ages 14–up.

Scholastic Reference

Highlight Reel: The Top Plays in Superbowl History by K.C. Kelley (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545585163) spotlights memorable plays from football championships. Ages 7–10.


Fly Guy Presents: Space by Tedd Arnold (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545564922) joins Fly Guy, ages 4–8. Scholastic Discover More Readers adds Level 2: Fabulous Frogs by Penelope Arlon (Nov. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545572712), ages 6–8 and Level 3: Titanic by Sean Callery (Nov. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545572729), ages 6–9. And Scholastic Discover More continues with Rocks and Minerals by Dan Green (Aug. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545505116), ages 10–14.

Scholastic Ruckus

Spot the Dot by David A. Carter (Sept. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545500098) is an adaptation of Carter’s app, which allows readers to play with colors. Ages 3–5.

The Secret Mountain

(Dist. by IPG)

Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from Portugal and Brazil by Magdeleine Lerasle and Paul Mindy, illus. by Aurelia Fronty (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163994) is a picture-book compilation packaged with a CD. Ages 3–5.

A Gift for Sophie by Gilles Vigneault, illus. by Stephane Jorisch (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163987). Friendship is the theme of this book-and-CD set. Ages 5–7.

Sentient Publications

(Dist. by NBW)

Escape from Communist Heaven by Dennis Dunivan (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1591812296) is based on the true story of a teen boy sent to a Vietnamese labor camp. Ages 14–up.

Seven Stories Press/Triangle Square

(Dist. by Random House)

A Is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara (Nov. 5, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1609805395) is an alphabet book that celebrates activism, environmental justice, and civil and LGBTQ rights. Ages 3–7.

Shanghai Press, Better Link Press

(Dist. by Tuttle Publishing)

The Horse and the Mysterious Drawing: A Story in English and Chinese by Li Jian (Sept. 17, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1602209848) is a Chinese folk tale. Ages 6–10.

Ming’s Adventure with the Terracotta Army: A Story in English and Chinese by Li Jian (Sept. 17, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1602209831). When a special exhibition of terracotta warriors comes to town, Ming and his mother go to the museum to see them. Ages 6–10.

Simon & Schuster

Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo by John Lithgow, illus. by Leeza Hernandez (Oct. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442467439). In this book-and-CD set, a concert gets out of hand when the local zoo animals take the stage. Ages 2–6.

Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett, illus. by Matthew Myers (Oct. 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442446731). With a handy pencil, Alex turns the sappy picture book his grandmother finds at a garage sale into something he’d really want to read. Ages 5–9.

Earthfall by Mark Walden (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442494152). Sam thinks he’s alone when he emerges from a bunker months after Earth is invaded, but he’s mistaken. Ages 8–12.

The Little Leftover Witch by Florence Laughlin (Aug. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442486775; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442486720) is a reissue of a 1971 book about a witch who is transformed by the love of a human family. Ages 8–12.

The Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand, illus. by Karl Kwasny (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442948). Olivia meets four ghosts who haunt the old concert hall where her musician father has moved the family. Ages 8–12.

Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell, illus. by Terry Fan (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442490581). A girl in search of her past discovers a secret rooftop world in Paris. Ages 8–12.

The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit by Octavia Spencer, illus. by Vivienne To (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442476813) launches the Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective mystery series. Ages 8–12.

Overpowered by Mark Kruger (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442431287). A small Colorado town said to be very safe becomes home to some strange, dangerous occurrences Ages 12–up.

Sunday You Learn How to Box by Bil Wright (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442474741; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442474727) is a reissue of this novel starring a young boxer growing up in a housing project in 1968. Ages 12–up.

To Be Perfectly Honest: A Novel Based on an Untrue Story by Sonya Sones (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0689876042). Chronic liar Colette falls for a guy with secrets of his own in this novel in verse. Ages 12–up.

Perfect Ruin by Lauren DeStefano (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442480612). Murder and mystery rock Internment, a floating city, in the launch of the Internment Chronicles. Ages 12–up.

Full Ride by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Nov. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442788). Becca may risk divulging a family secret to find a way to pay for college. Ages 12–up.

Leap of Faith by Jamie Blair (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442447134). Faith’s lies about her identify catch up with her, just as she has started a new life and fallen in love. Ages 14–up.

Friday Never Leaving by Vikki Wakefield (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442486522). Friday discovers what makes a family—and a home. Ages 14–up.

Project Cain by Geoffrey Girard (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442476967). Jeff discovers he’s a serial killer clone, and he must track down others like him before it’s too late. Ages 14–up.

Fire with Fire by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442440784). The girls from Burn for Burn find new ways to seek revenge on those who wronged them. Ages 14–up.

Two Lies and a Spy by Kat Carlton (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442481725). Kari plunges into the world of espionage on a mission to save her parents while trying to impress the guy she’s in love with. Ages 14–up.


The 7 Habits of Happy Kids continues with Lily and the Yucky Cookies (Aug. 27, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442476493), Sammy and the Pecan Pie (Aug. 27, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442476479), Goob and His Grandpa (Nov. 12, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442476530), and Sophie and the Perfect Poem (Nov. 12, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442476516) by Sean Covey, illus. by Stacy Curtis, ages 2–6. Spaceheadz signs off with SPHDZ 4 Life! (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416979579; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1416979586) by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Shane Prigmore, ages 7–10. The Kicks picks up Sabotage Season by Alex Morgan (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442485747), ages 8–12. And The Missing continues with Risked by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416989844), ages 8–12.

The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica rolls on with The First Dragon by James A. Owen (Nov. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442412262), ages 12–up. Rot & Ruin wraps up with Fire & Ash by Jonathan Maberry, ages 12–up. The Unwind Dystology continues with UnSouled by Neal Shusterman (Oct. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442423695). Arcana Chronicles rolls along with Endless Knight by Kresley Cole (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1442436671), ages 14–up. The Ever-Expanding Universe gains A Stranger Thing by Martin Leicht and Isla Neal (Nov. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442429635), ages 14–up. The Monstrumologist adds The Final Descent by Rick Yancey (Sept. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1442451537), ages 14–up. And Wildfire concludes with Afterglow by Karsten Knight (Nov. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442450370), ages 14–up.


The Peanut: A Nutty Tale About Sharing by Simon Rickerty (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442483644) encourages imaginative collaboration. Ages 4–7.

A Very Fuddles Christmas by Frans Vischer (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416991564). A fat, pampered cat weathers a wintry wonderland. Ages 4–7.

Pirates Love Underpants by Claire Freedman, illus. by Ben Cort (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442485129). A band of pirates seeks the fabled Pants of Gold treasure. Ages 4–7.

The True Story Behind Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address by Jennifer Armstrong, illus. by Albert Lorenz (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442493889; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442493872) offers behind-the-scenes information about President Lincoln’s most famous speech. Ages 7–10.

Don’t Wear Polka-Dot Underwear with White Pants: (And Other Lessons I’ve Learned) by Allison Gutknecht, illus. by Stevie Lewis (Nov. 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442483934; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442483927) launches a series starring eight-year-old Mandy Berr. Ages 7–10.

Frosting and Friendship by Lisa Schroeder (Sept. 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442473966) is a companion to baking-centric novels It’s Raining Cupcakes and Sprinkles and Secrets. Ages 8–12.

A Forest World by Felix Salten (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442486386; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442486379) is a reissue of the 1942 story of wild and tame animals coming together. Ages 8–12.

Lost in London by Cindy Callaghan (Oct. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442466531). A tween’s foreign exchange experience lands her in London luxury. Ages 9–13.


Max & Milo are back in Max & Milo: The Mixed-up Message by Heather Long and Ethan Long, illus. by Ethan Long (Dec. 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442451407), ages 4–8. Heroes in Training adds Typhon and the Winds of Destruction by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams (Dec. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442488441, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442488427), ages 6–9. The Secret Sea Horse is new to Mermaid Tales (Sept. 17, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442482616; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442482609), by Debbie Dadey, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan ages 6–9. Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew greets The Secret of the Scarecrow by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Nov. 12, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442453531), ages 6–9. Blast to the Past picks up Disney’s Dream (Sept. 10, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442495357) and Lincoln’s Legacy by Stacia Deutsch and Rhody Cohon, illus. by David Wenzel (Sept. 10, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442495340), ages 7–10. Joining Candy Fairies by Helen Perelman, illus. by Erica-Jane Waters, are A Royal Wedding: Super Special (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442488991; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442488984), The Sugar Ball (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442464988), and A Valentine’s Surprise (Dec. 17, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442464971), ages 7–10.

New to Hardy Boys: Secret Files is Balloon Blow-Up by Franklin W. Dixon, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Dec. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442453715), ages 6–9. Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder issues The Magical Fruit (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442493421) by Jo Nesbø, illus. by Mike Lowery, trans. by Tara Chace, ages 8–12. Hardy Boys Adventures presents Into Thin Air (Oct. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442473454; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442459830) by Franklin W. Dixon, ages 8–12. The Unwanteds continues with Island of Fire (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442458451) by Lisa McMann, ages 8–12. Goddess Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams releases Medusa the Mean (Dec. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442485952), Artemis the Loyal (Dec. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442485945), and Cassandra the Lucky (Dec. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442488182; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442488175), ages 8–12. Keeper of the Lost Cities adds Exile by Shannon Messenger (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442445963), ages 8–12. Magic Zero gains Battle for Arcanum by Thomas E. Sniegoski and Christopher Golden (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442473164; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442473157), ages 8–12. Nancy Drew Diaries issues Once Upon a Thriller by Carolyn Keene (Sept. 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442466128; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1416990741), ages 8–12. Canterwood Crest concludes with Home for Christmas: Super Special by Jessica Burkhart (Nov. 12, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442436619), ages 9–13. Dead City introduces Blue Moon by James Ponti (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442441316), ages 9–13. Dork Diaries gains Dork Diaries OMG!: All About Me Diary! (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442487710) by Rachel Renée Russell, ages 9–13. And new to Girl Meets Ghost is The Harder the Fall by Lauren Barnholdt (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442442474), ages 9–up.

S&S/Aladdin/Beyond Words

Expressionista: How to Express Your True Self Through (and Despite) Fashion by Jackie Walker and Pamela Dittmer McKuen (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1582704296; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582704289) is a tween guide to personal style. Ages 8–12.


Be What You Want adds So, You Want to Be a Chef?: How to Get Started in the World of Culinary Arts by Jane Bedell (Oct. 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1582704371; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582704364), ages 8–12.


Bobo the Sailor Man! by Eileen Rosenthal, illus. by Marc Rosenthal (Sept. 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442444430). Bobo the sock monkey risks getting lost at sea. Ages 3–6.

Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Betsy Lewin (Aug. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442465534). The barnyard animals get to work when Farmer Brown goes to bed early to avoid Halloween. Ages 3–7.

How Dinosaurs Really Work! by Alan Snow (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442482944) collects facts about dinosaurs. Ages 4–8.

If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan, illus. by Scott Campbell (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1451648799) is a picture book interpretation of Dylan’s 1970 song “If Dogs Run Free.” Ages 4–8.

Can’t Scare Me! by Ashley Bryan (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442476578). This trickster tale from the French Antilles features a fearless boy who faces down monsters. Ages 4–8.

The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School by Fowler DeWitt, illus. by Rodolfo Montalvo (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442478299). Wilmer tries to find out what ails his classmates and causes them to turn bright hues. Ages 7–10.

The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler’s List by Leon Leyson with Marilyn J. Harran and Jamie Heiden (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442497818) is a memoir by Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler’s list. Ages 9–14.

Thrice Told Tales: Three Mice Full of Writing Advice by Catherine Lewis, illus. by Joost Swarte (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416957843) introduce literary terms like bildungsroman, epigram, and epistolary. Ages 12–up.

The Sound of Your Voice, Only Really Far Away by Frances O’Roark Dowell (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442432895) concludes the Secret Language of Girls trilogy about two best friends. Ages 10–14.

The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442482548). In the sequel to The House of the Scorpion, Matt is the teenage ruler of his own country, coping with clones and cartels. Ages 12-up.

Meet Me at the River by Nina de Gramont (Oct. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416980148) features stepsiblings who fall in love. Ages 14–up.


Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs serves up Grandpa’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Cookbook by Judi Barrett, illus. by Ron Barrett (Aug. 27, spiral-bound, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442444751), ages 4–8. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 3 dishes out Planet of the Pies by Judi Barrett, illus. by Isidre Mones (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442490277), ages 4–8. Violet Mackerel is back in Violet Mackerel’s Personal Space (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442435919; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442435926), ages 6–10. Benjamin Pratt and Keepers of the School greets We Hold These Truths by Andrew Clements, illus. by Adam Stower (Nov. 12, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1416938903), ages 7–10. The Guardians introduces The Sandman and the War of Dreams by William Joyce (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442430549), ages 7–11. Scribner Classics adds The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, illus. by N.C. Wyeth (Sept. 3, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1442482098), ages 10–14. And Alice comes to a close with Now I’ll Tell You Everything by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Oct. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442445901), ages 14–up.


Locomotive by Brian Floca (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416994152) explores America’s early railroads. Ages 4–10.

S&S/Atheneum/Moonbot Books

The Mischievians by William Joyce (Oct. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442473478) introduces an ancient race of mischief-makers known for taking socks, losing homework, and other annoyances. Ages 5–8.

S&S/Beach Lane

Baby Bear Counts One by Ashley Wolff (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442441583) is a concept book companion to Baby Bear Sees Blue. Ages 2–6.

Let’s Go Nuts!: Seeds We Eat by April Pulley Sayre (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442467286) explores a variety of edible seeds. Ages 4–8.

My Octopus Arms by Keith Baker (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442458437). An octopus and a crab demonstrate some of the things we can do with our arms. Ages 4–8.

Spike: Ugliest Dog in the Universe by Debra Frasier (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442414525). When the winner of the Ugliest Dog in the World title is abandoned by his owner, a young neighbor is determined to adopt him. Ages 4–8.

Come Back, Moon by David Kherdian, illus. by Nonny Hogrogian (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442458871). Bear steals the moon and the other animals plot to get it back. Ages 4–8.

Henri’s Scissors by Jeanette Winter (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442464841) profiles artist Henri Matisse and introduces the paper-cutting technique he used later in his career. Ages 5–8.

The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins, illus. by Jill McElmurry (Sept. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442414020) offers the true story of pioneer and activist Kate Sessions. Ages 5–10.

God Got a Dog by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Marla Frazee (Oct. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442465183) is a collection of illustrated poems that imagines a deity living among us. Ages 10–up.

S&S/Little Simon

Consider Love: Its Moods and Many Ways by Sandra Boynton (Dec. 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442494657) is a refreshed edition with a new cover. All ages.

Baby Loves Winter!: A Karen Katz Lift-the-Flap Book by Karen Katz (Oct. 22, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442452138) extols the wonders of winter. Ages 1–4.

One Potato, Two Potato by Todd H. Doodler (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442485174). It’s the more the merrier, when Mr. Potato invites his pals over for a birthday bash. Ages 2–5.

The KnitWits Make a Move! by Abigail Tabby, illus. by Lee Wildish and Michael Frost (Aug. 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442453425) features wordplay mix-ups. Ages 4–6.

The Little Mermaid (Oct. 1, novelty, $29.99, ISBN 978-1416960805) and The Little Mermaid (signed limited edition) by Robert Sabuda (Oct. 1, novelty, $250, ISBN 978-1442450868) are paper-sculpture/pop-up versions of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. Ages 6–up.


Zolocolor! offers Doodle Canoodle by Byron Glaser, illus. by Sandra Higashi (Dec. 17, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442468481), all ages. Captain Awesome continues with Captain Awesome Gets Crushed (Dec. 17, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442482135; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442482128) by Stan Kirby, illus. by George O’Connor, ages 5–7. The Critter Club adds Amy Meets Her Stepsister (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442482166; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442482159) and Ellie’s Lovely Idea (Dec. 17, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442482197; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442482180) by Callie Barkley, illus. by Marsha Riti, ages 5–7. Galaxy Zack is back in Three’s a Crowd! (Sept. 17, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442482227; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442482210) and A Green Christmas! (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442482258; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442482241) by Ray O’Ryan, illus. by Colin Jack, ages 5–7. And Heidi Heckelbeck returns in Heidi Heckelbeck and the Christmas Surprise (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442481251; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442481244 by Wanda Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris, ages 5–7.


Who Goes There? by Karma Wilson, illus. by Anna Currey (Oct. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416980025). Lewis Mouse hears scary noises as he’s building his winter nest. Ages 4–8.

Seaward by Susan Cooper (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442473270; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442473263) is a reissue of this fantasy featuring two strangers’ journey to reach the sea. Ages 8–12.

Green Boy by Susan Cooper (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442480810; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442480827) is a reissue of this dystopian novel. 8–12.

Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442481411) features a story of adventure and friendship between a young Native American and a colonial New England settler. Ages 10–14.

Victory by Susan Cooper (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442480797; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442480803) is a new edition of a historical novel starring two characters centuries apart. Ages 10–14.

Back to Blackbrick by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442481558). Via a magic key to a crumbling estate, Cosmo meets his grandfather as a boy. Ages 10–14.

Darkbeast Rebellion by Morgan Keyes (Sept. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442085) is a sequel to Darkbeast. Ages 10–14.

Smoke by Ellen Hopkins (Sept. 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416983286). Pattyn’s father is dead and she’s on the run in this companion to Burned. Ages 14–up.


The Mortal Instruments gains The Shadowhunter’s Codex by Cassandra Clare and Joshua Lewis, illus. by various artists (Oct. 29, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1442416925; hardcover deluxe edition, $49.99, ISBN 978-1442496828), ages 14–up.

S&S/Simon Pulse

Anywhere but Here by Tanya Lloyd Kyi (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442480704; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442480698). Cole’s small town is a trap he’s determined to escape in this debut novel. Ages 14–up.

Just Like Fate by Cat Patrick and Suzanne Young (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442472716) explores romance vs. family loyalties. 14–up.

Takedown by Allison van Diepen (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442463110; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442463127). A teen infiltrates a drug ring to settle a vendetta. Ages 14–up.

The Vow by Jessica Martinez (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442458642). When two teens with complex motives plan to marry, their friendship is put to the ultimate test. Ages 14–up.

The Beautiful and the Damned by Jessica Verday (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442488359). Cyn’s blackouts have deadly consequences in this spinoff from the Hollow paranormal romance series. Ages 14–up.

Fault Line by C. Desir (Nov. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442460720). In a single night, Ani’s life is ruined—and Ben tries to figure out what happened and who is to blame. Ages 16–up.


CHERUB presents The Fall by Robert Muchamore (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442499454), ages 12–up. Darkness Becomes Her comes to a close with The Wicked Within by Kelly Keaton (Sept. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442493155), ages 14–up. Fury gains Eternity by Elizabeth Miles (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442422278 paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442422285), ages 14–up. Haven ends with Eternal by Kristi Cook (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442485327), ages 14–up. Visions issues Bang by Lisa McMann (Oct. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442466258), ages 14–up. And Sea Breeze adds Just for Now (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442488618; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442488601) by Abbi Glines, ages 17–up.

S&S/Simon Pulse/Beyond Words

1 Year, 100 Pounds: My Journey to a Better, Happier Life by Whitney Holcombe (Jan. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1582704098; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582704081) offers teens guidance on how to lose weight and live a healthy life without diets, pills, or surgery. Ages 12–up.

The Goddess in Every Girl: Develop Your Feminine Power by M.J. Abadie (Aug. 13, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1582704319; paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1582704272) aims to help teens achieve their goals. Ages 12-up.

Thin Space by Jody Casella (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1582704357; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582703923) is a debut novel about the fine line between the living and the dead. Ages 12-up.

S&S/Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink


Michael Vey returns in Battle of the Ampere (Sept. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442475113) by Richard Paul Evans, ages 12–up.

S&S/Simon Scribbles


Mike the Knight returns for Christmas in Glendragon by Cordelia Evans (Oct. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442486515), ages 3–7.

S&S/Simon Spotlight

Isabelle and Isabella’s Little Book of Rules by Isabelle Busath and Isabella Thordsen, illus. by Priscilla Burris (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442499805). A collection of kid-authored guidelines for living. Ages 8–12.


Mike the Knight is back for Welcome to Glendragon Castle by Maggie Testa (Aug. 27, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442487307), ages 2–5, Galahad the Great by Testa (Aug. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442457843), ages 3–7, and three others. And Smurfs Classic by Peyo greets Astro Smurf Blasts Off! (Sept. 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442485143), ages 3–7, Smurfette and the Beast: A Smurftastic Pop-up Book, illus. by Chani Yammer (Aug. 27, novelty, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442483170), ages 3–8, and two more.

Brownie & Pearl star in Brownie & Pearl Hit the Hay (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442487420; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442487413), and Brownie & Pearl See the Sights (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442487444; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442487437), ages 3–5. Six Olivia TV Tie-ins include Olivia and the Ice Show: A Lift-the-Flap Story by Tina Gallo, illus. by Shane L. Johnson (Aug. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442420830), ages 3–7, and Olivia Goes to the Library by Lauren Forte, illus. by Jared Osterhold (Nov. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442484795; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442484788), ages 4–6. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Movie Tie-ins include The Greatest Inventor of All Time . . . Flint Lockwood! by Tina Gallo, illus. by Aaron Spurgeon (Aug. 27, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442496484), ages 4–8, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Movie Novelization by Stacia Deutsch (Aug. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442495517), ages 8–12, and three more. And Ready-to-Reads adds The Really Rotten Princess and the Cupcake Catastrophe by Lady Cecily Snodgrass, illus. by Mike Lester (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442489745; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442489738), ages 5–7.

Crush offers Rachel’s Valentine Crush (Dec. 17, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442486416; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442486409) and Noelle’s Christmas Crush (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442483385; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442483378) by Angela Darling, ages 8–12. Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon gains Katie, Batter Up! (Aug. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442485648), Alexis and the Missing Ingredient (Oct. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442485884; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442485877), and four others, ages 8–12. New to Dear Know-It-All are Cast Your Ballot! by Rachel Wise (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442487932; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442487925) and Breaking News by Rachel Wise (Nov. 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442489653; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442489646), ages 8–12. Saranormal concludes with A Perfect Storm (Oct. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442489592; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442489585) and Yesterday and Today (Dec. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442489622; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442489615) by Phoebe Rivers, ages 8–12. Sew Zoey adds Stitches and Stones (Sept. 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442498037; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442498020) and Lights, Camera, Fashion! (Aug. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442489806; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442489790) by Chloe Taylor, illus. by Nancy Zhang, ages 8–12. And You’re Invited to a Creepover continues with The House Next Door (Oct. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442482333) and Your Worst Nightmare (Dec. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442482357) by P.J. Night, ages 8–12.


Sweet Dreams by Jewel, illus. by Amy June Bates (Sept. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442489318) is a picture-book adaptation of one of the singer’s tunes, packaged with a CD. Ages 1–5.

Munch! by Matthew Van Fleet (Aug. 27, novelty, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442494251) is an interactive, rhyming title about eating. Ages 2–6.

The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442450479). A symbol of an immigrant family’s history features in this companion to The Keeping Quilt. Ages 4–8.

The Keeping Quilt: 25th Anniversary Edition by Patricia Polacco (Aug. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442482371). This new edition of the picture book contains 15 pages of bonus material. Ages 4–8.

Warning: Do Not Open This Book! by Adam Lehrhaupt, illus. by Matthew Forsythe (Aug. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442435827) is a debut picture book filled with animal characters and warnings for readers. Ages 4–8.

Outfoxed by Mike Twohy (Sept. 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442473928). A sly duck in the clutches of a hungry fox tries to convince his captor he’s a dog. Ages 4–8.

Mousetronaut Goes to Mars by Mark Kelly, illus. by C.F. Payne (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442484269) is the sequel to Mousetonaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story. Ages 4–8.

Farty Marty by B.J. Ward, illus. by Steven Kellogg (Nov. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442439016). A flatulent cat becomes a musical sensation. Ages 4–8.


Superhero Joe and the Creature Next Door by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman, illus. by Ron Barrett (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442412682) is new for Superhero Joe, ages 4–8. The Dagger Chronicles introduces The Dagger X by Brian Eames (Nov. 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442468559; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442468566), ages 8–12. And Kickoff rolls along with Jump Shot by Tiki Barber and Ronde Barber with Paul Mantell (Nov. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442457294), ages 8–12.

S&S/Viz Media


Winx Club adds Volume 9 (Sept. 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1421542065), ages 6–8. Pokémon presents Pokémon Pocket Comics: Black & White (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1421559100) and Pokémon Adventures: Heart Gold Soul Silver, Vol. 1 by Hidenori Kusaka (Aug. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1421559001), ages 8–12. Max Steel continues with The Parasites, Vol. 1 by Brian Smith, illus. by Jan Wijngaard (Sept. 3, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1421555232), ages 8–12. Ben 10 launches with Volume 1: Ghost Ship by Cory Levine, illus. by Alan Brown (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1421557410), ages 8–12. Kicking off Hello Kitty is Volume 1 by Jacob Chabot and Jorge Monlongo (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1421558783), ages 8–12. New to Uglydoll is Volume 2 by Travis Nichols and David Horvath (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1421557236), ages 8–12. Mameshiba picks up Volume 3 by James Turner, illus. by Jorge Monlongo (Sept. 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1421555249), ages 8–12. And Monsuno rolls along with Volume 2: Revenge/Sacrifice by Brian Smith and Cory Levine, illus. by Maurizio Campidelli (Sept. 3, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1421556895), ages 8–12.

Simply Read Books

(Dist. by Ingram)

AWOL: 26 Absent School Girls by Rebecca Chaperon (Jan. 26, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1927018408) rounds up 26 illustrated excuses for missing school. All ages.

Circles of Round by Signe Sturup, illus. by Winnie Ma (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1927018187) introduces children to the powers of advertising via a story about shapes. Ages 4–8.

Anna May’s Cloak by Christiane Cicioli, illus. by Susan Pearson (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476819) follows the story of a repeatedly remade garment. Ages 4–8.

The Angel’s Christmas by Lynn Ray (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1927018392). An awkward angel finds his place among friends. Ages 4–8.

The Boy and the Whale by Michael Moniz (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1927018149). A lonely fisher boy who dreams of adventure on the high seas gets his wish when he meets a friendly whale. Ages 4–8.

Stinky Skunk Mel by Kari-Lynn Winters, illus. by Paola Opal (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476833). Outcast for his odor, Mel proves useful when his spray alerts the other animals to trouble. Ages 4–8.

Paper Hearts by (Dec. 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1927018415). A puppet demonstrates all the ways a paper heart is like a real heart in this ode to love. Ages 4–8.

Penguin and the Cupcake by Ashley Spires (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1927018453). Penguin journeys to the Northern Hemisphere in search of a sweet treat. Ages 4–8.

Spark by Kallie George, illus. by Genevieve Cote (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1927018248) follows a dragon who can’t control his fiery breath. Ages 5–8.

Daydreams for Night by John Southworth (Dec. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1927018170) gathers seven very short stories by this musician. Ages 11–up.


Cozy Classics continues with Jane Eyre (Oct. 19, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018316), Oliver Twist (Oct. 19, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018323), and Emma (Nov. 15, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018378) by Jack Wang and Holman Wang, ages 1–3. Simply Small adds Emma by Paola Opal (Sept. 1, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1897476932), ages 1–3. And Murilla Gorilla gains Murilla Gorilla and the Lost Parasol by Jennifer Lloyd, illus. by Jacqui Lee (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018231), ages 5–8.

Sky Pony Press

(Dist. by Norton)

A Curious Robot on Mars! by James Duffett-Smith, illus. by Bethany Straker (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620879948) is an account of a robot’s solo mission to the Red Planet. Ages 3–7.

I Am Not Little Red Riding Hood by Alessandro Lecis, illus. by Linda Wolfsgruber (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620879856). A girl and a bear collect snow in the woods. Ages 3–7.

Elsie Clarke and the Vampire Hairdresser by Ged Adamson (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620879832). An unusual stylist helps Elsie get over her fear of haircuts. Ages 3–7.

Little Miss Muffet by Iza Trapani (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620879863) is a retelling of the nursery rhyme. Ages 3–7.

Smelly Ghost by Isabel Atherton, illus. by Bethany Straker (Sept. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620879894). A specter learns about eating healthy foods. Ages 3–7.

Morris... the Downside-Up Bat by H.R. Karpes (Oct. 1, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-1620879870). Morris prefers hanging by his hands rather than his feet. Ages 3–7.

Mom, Mac & Cheese, Please! by Marilyn Olin, illus. by Dunja Pantic (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620879955). A girl tires of all the unusual dishes her mom makes while attending cooking school. Ages 3–7.

I Wish I Were a... by Werner Holzwarth, illus. by Stefanie Jeschke (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620879931). A meerkat envies fellow animals at the zoo until he discovers his special talent. Ages 3–7.

If Dinosaurs Lived in My Town by Marianne Plumridge, illus. by Bob Eggleton (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1626361768) imagines what it would be like if dinosaurs had never gone extinct. Ages 3–8.

Blue Moon Soup: A Family Cookbook by Gary Goss, illus. by Jane Dyer (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620879900) reissues this 1999 recipe collection. Ages 6–10.

Emma in Buttonland by Ulrike Rylance, illus. by Silke Leffler (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1620879924). Emma is shrunk and transported to a magical world via the Button Room in her relatives’ rambling home. Ages 7–11.

The Cloud Hunters by Alex Shearer (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1626362161). Christien is recruited to join a family of nomadic cloud hunters. Ages 11–15.

Roses by G.R. Mannering (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620879887) is a dark rendition of “Beauty and the Beast.” Ages 13–up.


Boys Camp offers Nate’s Story by Kitson Jazynka, illus. by Craig Orback (Nov. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620879818), ages 7–11.

Sleeping Bear Press

Digger and Daisy Go to the Zoo by Judy Young, illus. by Dana Sullivan (Sept. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1585368419) kicks off a new early reader series starring sibling pups. Ages 4–6.

On Linden Square by Kate Sullivan (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1585368327). On the first day of winter vacation, Stella Mae Culpepper gets to know her neighbors. Ages 6–8.

Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift by Dara Goldman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1585368594). This Hanukkah-Christmas tale shows that the best gifts come from the heart. Ages 6–8.

Deck the Walls: A Wacky Christmas Carol by Erin Dealey, illus. by Nick Ward (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1585368570) is a family-food-fight inspired version of the carol. Ages 6–8.


Tales of the World releases Tuki and Moka: A Tale of Two Tamarins by Judy Young, illus. by Jim Madsen (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1585367955), ages 6–10. And Stella Batts is back in Who’s in Charge? by Courtney Sheinmel, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (Aug. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1585368495), ages 7–10.

Soho Press/Soho Teen

(Dist. by Random House)

Relic: The Books of Eva 1 by Heather Terrell, illus. by Ricardo Cortés (Oct. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616951962) launches a high fantasy–dystopia series. Ages 14–up.

Dancer, Daughter, Traitor, Spy by Elizabeth Kiem (Aug. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616952631). When her Bolshoi ballerina mother disappears, Marina and her father defect to Brooklyn where they are caught in a web of mystery, complicated by Marina’s inherited gift of “second sight.” Ages 14–up.

Save the Enemy by Arin Greenwood (Nov. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616952594). With her mother murdered and her father kidnapped, Zoey must protect her brother and rescue her father. Ages 14–up.

What We Lost in the Dark by Jacquelyn Mitchard (Dec. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616951436). In this series launch, a girl who suffers from a fatal allergy to sunlight tries to unravel the secret behind her best friend’s apparent suicide. Ages 14–up.

Projection by Risa Green (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1616952006). Three girls battle a dangerous secret society that will do anything to protect an ancient Greek power. Ages 14–up.

Sourcebooks Fire

Scorched by Mari Mancusi (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402284588). The first in a new series about a Texas teenager who must protect a baby dragon from soldiers from the future. Ages 12–up.

Ghost Prison by Joseph Delaney (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402293184) features a teenage prison guard who is haunted by the malevolent spirits of the old castle prison. Ages 12–up.

Broken by CJ Lyons (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402285455). In this thriller, a girl with a rare heart condition attends high school for the first time and gets caught up in danger. Ages 12–up.

Smart Girl’s Guide to Going Vegetarian by Rachel Meltzer Warren (Jan. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402284915) includes tips and recipes. Ages 12–up.

TMI by Patty Blount (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402273407). Two best friends discover how much damage one little secret can do once it’s released online. Ages 13–up.

Six Months Later by Natalie Richards (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402285516). Chloe falls asleep in study hall and wakes six months later with a brand-new life she can’t remember. Ages 13–up.

See Jane Run by Hannah Jayne (Jan. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402282454). When 16-year-old Riley finds a birth certificate with the name Jane O’Callahan wedged inside her baby book, her quest to discover more about baby Jane uncovers dangerous secrets about her family. Ages 13–up.


The Liar Society issues Third Lie’s the Charm by Lisa Roecker (Dec. 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402285936), ages 12–up. And Endless by Jessica Shirvington (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402289422) joins the Embrace series, ages 13–up.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Baby’s First Mother Goose Treasury (Dec. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402292880) and Star Light, Star Bright: A Mother Goose Bedtime Collection (Dec. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402292910) collect nursery rhymes in a padded board book format. Up to age 3.

The Snatchabook by Helen Docherty, illus. by Thomas Docherty (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402290824) introduces an elusive creature that is stealing all the books in Burrow Down. Ages 3–6.

It’s About a Little Bird by Jessica Lange (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402285264) is a story about two sisters visiting their grandmother’s farm, illustrated with hand-colored photographs. Ages 4–8.

Don’t Push the Button! by Bill Cotter (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402287466). Curious monster Larry can’t resist the one rule of this interactive picture book. Ages 4–8.

Danny’s Doodles: The Jelly Bean Experiment by David A. Adler (Sept. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1402287213) kicks off a series starring fourth-grader Danny and his friends. Ages 7–10.

Adventure of a Lifetime by Ravina Thakkar (Dec. 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402269141) is a debut fantasy from a 13-year-old author. Ages 8–12.

Lulu in Lala Land by Elisabeth Wolf (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402285042) launches a series about Lulu Harrison, the down-to-earth daughter of Hollywood’s A-list power couple. Ages 9–12.

Rose by Holly Webb (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402285813). An orphan named Rose uses magic to try to rescue London’s missing children in the first volume of a mystery adventure series. Ages 9–12.

The Last Ride of Caleb O’Toole by Eric Pierpoint (Sept. 3, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1402281716). Danger looms for Caleb and his sisters on the Oregon Trail. Ages 9–up.

Glitter Girl by Toni Runkle and Stephen Webb (Dec. 3, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1402285578). Tween fashion blogger Kat Conner finds herself torn between potential fame and her not-so-fabulous BFF. Ages 10–14.

Dirt Diary by Anna Staniszewski (Jan. 7, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402286360). In this series debut, Rachel reluctantly joins her mother’s house-cleaning business, which affords her access to the in-crowd’s secrets. Ages 10–14.


Monster Machines! rolls along with On the Farm by Agnes Vandewiele, illus. by Jean-Marc Leprêtre (Dec. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402292477) and On the Construction Site by Vandewiele, illus. by Stephane Neidhardt (Dec. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402292446), ages 2–6. Santa Is Coming to… by Steve Smallman, illus. by Robert Dunn adds 74 new titles including Savannah (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402289798), Canada (Oct. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1402288395), and Nebraska (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402290725), ages 4–8. The Cupcake Club gains Icing on the Cake by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402283277), ages 9–12. And My Very UnFairy Tale Life concludes with My Sort of Fairy Tale Ending by Anna Staniszewski (Nov. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402279331), ages 9–12.

Spencer Hill Press

(Dist. by Midpoint)

The Obsidian Pebble by Rhys Jones (Oct. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053741). Eleven-year-old Oz finds a pebble in his late father’s office that gives him scientific powers. Ages 11–up.

Awoken by Timothy Miller (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053536) is a fantasy about a boy swept into a dangerous war between mysterious forces. Ages 11–up.

The Kelpie by T.J. Wooldridge (Dec. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053789). Heather and Joe try to solve the mystery behind local children who have gone missing. Ages 12–up.

Blood Bound by Keshia Swaim (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053451). Brielle deals with her mind-reading power and other stresses when she starts college a year early. Ages 13–up.

Fireblood by Trisha Wolfe (Oct. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053598). To save a kingdom, Zara must choose between a prince who could be the answer and a rising rebellion that threatens to take control. Ages 13–up.

The Dollhouse Asylum by Mary Gray (Oct. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053642). Cheyenne must prove worthy of being saved from a monster-creating virus. Ages 14–up.

Whisper Falls by Elizabeth Langston (Nov. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053420) kicks off a series in which Mark discovers a portal to 1796. Ages 14–up.

Swamp Angel by Colleen Boyd (Dec. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053765). Rylan is drawn into the world of a green-horned monster in the swamp behind his house. Ages 14–up.


Covenant concludes with Sentinel by Jennifer Armentrout (Nov. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053574), ages 14–up. Lost Imperials continues with Extracted by Sherry Ficklin and Tyler Jolley (Nov. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053680), ages 14–up. And Touch of Death gains Stalked by Death by Kelly Hashway (Aug. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053512), ages 14–up.

Spencer Hill Press/Spencer Hill Contemporary

(Dist. by Midpoint)

Reclaimed by Sarah Guillory (Oct. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053888). Jenna’s plans to go away for college get derailed when she gets involved with twin brothers. Ages 14–up.

St. Martin’s Griffin

Navy SEAL Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat by Michael Ritland, Gary Brozek, and Thea Feldman (Oct. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1250041821) is a retelling of the adult title Trident K9 Warriors. Ages 12–up.

Rain of the Ghosts by Greg Weisman (Dec. 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250029799) is the first in a YA series about Rain Cacique, who discovers that she has the ability to see spirits. Ages 12–up.

Where Beauty Lies by Elle Fowler and Blair Fowler (Aug. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250006196) is the follow-up to Beneath the Glitter. Ages 12–up.

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (Sept. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1250030955) is a coming-of-age tale of family, first love, and fan fiction. Ages 13–up.

The Social Code (Sept. 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250035653) and The Next Big Thing (Oct. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250035684) launch the Start-up series starring twin college students trying to make it in Silicon Valley. Ages 13–up.

The In-Between by Barbara Stewart (Nov. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250030160). In this debut, Elanor’s near-death experience opens a door to a world inhabited by bold, beautiful Madeline. Ages 14–up.


House of Night gains Revealed by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (Oct. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0312594435), ages 12–up. Soul Seekers concludes with Horizon by Alyson Noël (Nov. 19, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0312577179; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312664893), ages 12–up. Watersong wraps up with Elegy by Amanda Hocking (Aug. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250005670), ages 12–up. Joining Weather Witch is Stormbringer by Shannon Delany (Jan. 14, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250018656), ages 12–up. The Hunt Trilogy wraps up with The Trap by Andrew Fukuda (Nov. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1250005120), ages 12–up. Sky Chasers comes to a close with Flame by Amy Kathleen Ryan (Jan. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0312621360), ages 12–up. Darklight continues with Death and the Girl He Loves by Darynda Jones (Oct. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312625221), ages 13–up. And Tempest concludes with Timestorm by Julie Cross (Jan. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0312568917), ages 14–up.


My Face Book, Bengali/English Edition by (Oct. 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1595726605) presents baby faces and expressions. Up to age 2.

My First Words Outside (Aug. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595723321) and Mis primeras palabras afuera/My First Words Outside (Aug. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595723338) by Amy Geller. Babies and toddlers discover new words in these photo-filled books. Ages 1–3.

Baby, Come Out! by Fran Manushkin, illus. by Ronald Himler (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726483) is a story for expectant families. Ages 3–7.

Smelling Sunshine by Constance Anderson (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1595726353; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726360) captures the moments of “wash day” shared by children and parents around the world. Ages 3–8.

The Other Bears by Michael Thompson (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1595726384; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726391) and Los otros osos/The Other Bears (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1595726445; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726452) by Michael Thompson. When new bears arrive on the scene, the koalas are not sure they want to be friends. Ages 4–7.

Mole Catches the Sky by Ellen Tarlow, illus. by Tomek Bogacki (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1595726568; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726575). Mole wishes to bring a piece of sky to her underground home. Ages 4 –7.

Words Are Like Faces by Edith Baer, illus. by Kyra Teis (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1595726483) captures the significance of words in everyday life. Ages 4–8.

Urban Animals of Washington, D.C. by Isabel Hill (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1595726528; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1595726599) shows the menagerie of animals hidden in plain sight on historical buildings in Washington, D.C. Ages 4–up.


ABC Animals by American Museum of Natural History (Sept. 3, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1454903864) introduces children to the alphabet and to some of the creatures displayed in the museum’s galleries. Ages 2–5.

Countdown to Christmas (Oct. 1, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402799839) and Count Your Blessings! (Oct. 1, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402799822) by Patricia Reeder Eubank are interactive counting books. Ages 2–5.

Rufus Goes to School by Kim Griswell, illus. by Valeri Gorbachev (Aug. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1454904168). Rufus Leroy Williams III is ready to go to school, but he’s not allowed—because he’s a pig. Ages 3–6.

Christmas Eve with Mrs. Claus by M.P. Hueston, illus. by Teri Weidner (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402777363). Mrs. Claus bakes treats for everyone on Christmas Eve in this lift-the-flap book. Ages 3–7.

Arlo’s ARTrageous Adventure!: 50 Flaps to Flip by David LaRochelle (Sept. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402792267). Paintings come to life during Arlo’s visit to the museum. Ages 3–8.

Brownie Groundhog and the Wintry Surprise by Susan Blackaby, illus. by Carmen Segovia (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402798368). Brownie Groundhog’s friends keep disturbing her as she prepares for a long winter’s nap. Ages 3–up.

If It’s Snowy and You Know It, Clap Your Paws! by Kim Norman, illus. by Liza Woodruff (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1454903840) is a winter-themed variation of the familiar song. Ages 3–up.

Animals Everywhere: A Pop-Up Adventure by Yvonne Deutch, illus. by Jonathan Woodward (Sept. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1454908128) offers a close-up look at more than 100 animals as they swim, slink, fly, run, and roam. Ages 4–6.

Secrets of Disneyland: Weird and Wonderful Facts About the Happiest Place on Earth (Nov. 5, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1454908135) and Secrets of Walt Disney World: Weird and Wonderful Facts About the Most Magical Place on Earth (Nov. 5, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1454908142) by Dinah Williams offer behind-the-scenes looks at the theme parks. Ages 6–8.

The Buccaneering Book of Pirates by Saviour Pirotta (Aug. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1454904144). A follow-up to The Giant Book of Giants, this book features a removable, pop-up pirate poster and six stories. Ages 6–9.


New to Say & Play are Baby Animals/Bebes animales (Sept. 3, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1454910374), Colors/Colores (Sept. 3, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1454910381), and four more bilingual concept titles, up to age 2. Snuggle Time Stories continues with Love You More Than Anything by Anna Harber Freeman, illus. by Jed Henry (Jan. 7, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1454900214), ages 3–5. Silver Penny Stories rolls along with Sleeping Beauty by Deanna McFadden, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Oct. 1, hardcover, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402783418), The Princess and the Pea by Diane Namm, illus. by Linda Olafsdottir (Oct. 1, hardcover, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402784361), and two other stories, ages 3–6. New to Easy Reader Classics are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Sept. 3, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1454905882), The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Sept. 3, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1454905905), and three more, ages 4–6. Classic Starts adds The Iliad, retold by Eric Freeberg (Jan. 7, hardcover, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454906124) and Roman Myths, retold by Diane Namm (Jan. 7, hardcover, $6.95, ISBN 978-1454906117), ages 7–9. 101 Things You Should Know About… releases Social Studies by Jane Roberts (Nov. 5, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1454910466), Math by Tim Fox (Nov. 5, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1454910435), and two more, ages 10–12. And joining Sterling Unabridged Classics are Pollyanna by Eleanor Porter, illus. by Scott McKowen (Aug. 6, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402797187) and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Washington Irving, illus. by McKowen (Aug. 6, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1454908715), ages 10–up.

Sterling/Boxer Books

Bunny and Bee Can’t Sleep (Sept. 3, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1907967610) and Bunny and Bee Playtime (Sept. 3, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1907967634) by Sam Williams feature the adventures of two friends who live in a tree house. Up to age 3.

Clumsy Duck by Britta Teckentrup (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1907967535). Though Clumsy Duck trips and stumbles on land, she’s a super swimmer. Ages 3–6.

Magic Colors (Sept. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1907967542) and Magic Opposites (Sept. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1907967559) by Patrick George use acetate pages to help demonstrate these concepts. Ages 3–6.

Secret Diaries: Fairies: Discover the Magic (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1907967573) and Secret Diaries: Mermaids: Discover the Magic (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1907967597) by Beverlie Manson allow readers space to write their own stories. Ages 4–7.

A Great and Complicated Adventure by Toon Tellegen, illus. by Jessica Ahlberg (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1907152399) gathers fanciful stories about the squirrel, the ant, the elephant, and more of the author’s characters. Ages 5–up.


The Story Collector adds The Emperor’s Nightingale and Other Feathery Tales by Jane Ray (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1907152900), ages 5–up.

Sterling/Carlton Books

Cinderella by Kay Woodward and Keum Jin Song (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1780971117) is an interactive retelling featuring flaps, tabs and pop-ups. Ages 6–up.

The Dinosaur Tattoo Book by Caroline Rowlands (Aug. 6, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1780970936) contains dinosaur quizzes, activities, and tattoos. Ages 6–up.

The Human Body in 360: Explored in 5 Virtual Journeys by Richard Walker (Aug. 6, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1780971759). With this book and CD, readers can explore the systems of the human body. Ages 9–12.

Sterling/Fall River

Aesop’s Fables (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1454909811) and Greek Myths (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1454908173) by Milo Winter are new treasuries of these stories. Ages 3–8.

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes by Blanche Fisher Wright (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1454909804) collects well-loved rhymes. Ages 3–8.

Best-Loved Children’s Stories by Frederick Richardson (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1454909798) features 18 folk and nursery tales. Ages 3–8.

Strange Chemistry Books

(Dist. by Random House)

Shadowplay by Laura Lam (Jan. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844408). In the sequel to Pantomime, Micah must help Maske, the once-great magician. Ages 14–up.

Tainted by A.E. Rought (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844347) is a follow-up to the gothic romance Broken. Ages 14–up.

Control by Kim Curran (Aug. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844163). Scott, who can alter reality with a single thought, is on a mission for a secret government agency. Ages 14–up.

When the World Was Flat (And We Were in Love) by Ingrid Jonach (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1908844583). A sci-fi romance inspired by Einstein’s theories. Ages 14–up.

The Almost Girl by Amalie Howard (Jan. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1908844804). Riven, a soldier in a parallel universe, is sent to Earth for a mission and must adapt to being a normal teen. Ages 14–up.

Student Bodies by Sean Cummings (Sept. 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844224). Teenage witch Julie faces down new malice at Crescent Ridge High School in this sequel to Poltergeeks. Ages 14–up.

Cracked by Eliza Crewe (Nov. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844675) launches the Soul Eater series. Ages 14–up.

Skulk by Rosie Best (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844705). Meg inherits the power to shapeshift when she witnesses the dying moments of a fox. Ages 14–up.

The Weight of Souls by Bryony Pearce (Aug. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1908844644) is a paranormal murder mystery. Ages 14–up.

Woken Gods by Gwenda Bond (Sept. 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844255). In this urban fantasy, gods of ancient mythology live in a transformed Washington, D.C. Ages 14–up.


Russalka Chronicles gains Katya’s War by Jonathan Howard (Nov. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1908844194), ages 14–up.

Sylvan Dell

(Dist. by Ingram)

Dino Tracks by Rhonda Lucas Donald, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186199) explores what the dinosaurs left behind. Ages 4–8.

A Butterfly Called Hope by Mary Alice Monroe, illus. by Barbara Bergwerf (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607188544). In this photographic journal and companion to the adult novel The Butterfly’s Daughter, a girl learns about the lifecycle of monarch butterflies. Ages 4–8.

Anybody Home? by Marianne Collins Berkes, illus. by Rebecca Dickinson (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186182). Polly Possum visits all types of habitats to find the perfect home to raise her expected babies. Ages 4–8.

Perfect Pet by Samantha Bell (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186212). A child and a mother investigate which type of pet might suit their family best. Ages 4–8.

A Day in the Deep by Kevin Kurtz, illus. by Erin Hunter (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186175) is a rhyming book spotlighting creatures of the ocean depths. Ages 4–up.

The Fort on Fourth Street: A Story About the Six Simple Machines by Lois Spangler, illus. by Christina Wald (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607186205). The cumulative text chronicles the construction of a fort using the six simple machines. Ages 4–up.


Animal Helpers adds Zoos by Jennifer Keats Curtis (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607187134), ages 4–8.

Tanglewood Press

(Dist. by PGW/Perseus)

The Deepest Blue by Kim Williams Justesen (Oct. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1933718903). When Mike’s dad is killed in a car accident, Mike must fight the legal system to live with his guardian of choice. Ages 12–up.


The Celestine Chonicles introduces The Last Enchanter by Laurisa White Reyes (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1933718934), ages 8–12. And new to Mickey Price is Journey to Oblivion by John Stanley (Sept. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1933718880), ages 8–12.

Tango Books

(Dist. by IPG)

Pinocchio: A Cut-Paper Book (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1857078626) and Opposites: A Cut-Paper Book (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1857078039) by Agnese Baruzzi feature lace-like die-cut pages. Ages 3–up.

Inspiration: A Pop-up Book by Ron van der Meer (Sept. 1, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1909142039) showcases paper sculptures interpreting six Chinese proverbs. Ages 5–up.


Fairytale Pop-Ups adds Peter Pan: With Three-Dimensional Pop-Up Scenes by J.M. Barrie, illus. by Nicola Robinson (Dec. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1857078282), ages 5–up.

Tara Books

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Gobble You Up! by Gita Wolf, illus. by Sunita Sunita (Oct. 15, hardcover, $34.95, ISBN 978-8192317144). Too lazy to hunt for food, a wild jackal gets carried away, eating every animal he encounters. Ages 3–up.

Alone in the Forest by Gita Wolf and Andrea Anastasio, illus. by Bhajju Shyam (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-8192317151). Musa is frightened when he hears a strange noise while collecting firewood. Ages 4–up.

Thames & Hudson

(Dist. by Norton)

Dot to Dot by Malcolm Cossons, illus. by Neil Stevens (Sept. 9, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0500650158) is a flip-over picture book starring a girl named Dot in London, and her grandmother Dot in New York. Ages 3 to 6.

Color Me In! (Sept. 9, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0500650172) is an activity book. Ages 3–6.

What’s Inside? (Sept. 23, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0500650196) offers a peek inside bodies, machines, buildings, and more. Ages 4–8.

How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer by Celia Joicey and Dennis Nothdruft (Sept. 23, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-0500650189) is a step-by-step guide for aspiring designers. Ages 10–14.

Tiger Tales

Five Black Cats by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Julia Woolf (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256118) follows felines through shadowy streets and dark forests on Halloween. Ages 2–5.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear by Steven Lenton (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256019) is a nursery rhyme collection. Ages 2–5.

One Sleepy Night by Sebastien Braun (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256194). On the way home at the end of the day, two bears see how the rest of their world settles down for the night. Ages 2–5.

Monsters Dance by Ann Hodgman, illus. by Hannah Wood (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256279). A group of friendly monsters stomps, spins, flaps, and claps their way through the night. Ages 2–5.

The Best Snowman Ever by Stephanie Stahl, illus. by Veronica Vasylenko (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256057). Molly Mouse is determined to build the biggest snowman in the world. Ages 2–5.

Ten in the Bed illus. by Gill Guile (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1589256187). Based on the popular song, 10 stuffed animals oink, meow, and quack their way off the bed. Ages 2–5.

I Love You More by Sebastien Braun Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256200) offers a reassuring rhyming text. Ages 2–5.

Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones by Claire Freedman, illus. by Tina Macnaughton (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1589255999). At the end of the day, all of the animals get ready for bed. Ages 2–5.

I Love You as Big as the World by David Van Buren, illus. by Tim Warnes (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256033). Big Bear and Little Bear express their love for each other. Ages 2–5.

Sweet Dreams, Little Bear, illus. by Tim Warnes (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256040). Big Bear and Little Bear watch the sun set. Ages 2–5.

Bedtime in the Meadow by Stephanie Shaw, illus. by Laura Watkins (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256286). It’s time for the animals in the meadow to find their way back home to sleep. Ages 2–5.

The Very Snowy Christmas by Diana Hendry, illus. by Jane Chapman (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256170). Big Mouse and Little Mouse are busy preparing their home for Christmas when snow begins to fall. Ages 2–5.

The Coziest Place by Jamie Michalak, illus. by Jon Davis (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251212). After a fun winter’s day of sledding, a family of bears returns to their cozy home. Ages 3–7.

Elephantantrum! by Gillian Shields, illus. by Cally Johnson-Isaacs (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251267). Ellie gets the elephant she demanded during a tantrum. Ages 3–7.

Five Minute Farm Tales by (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1589255050) gathers 10 farm-themed stories. Ages 3–7.

Copycat Bear! by Ellie Sandall (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251205). Mango the bird’s bear friend Blue copies everything she does. Ages 3–7.

One Special Christmas by M. Christina Butler, illus. by Tina Macnaughton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251458). Santa is sick and asks Little Hedgehog to deliver the presents. Ages 3–7.

Five Minute Nursery Rhymes by (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1589255067) contains more than 100 nursery rhymes, lullabies, songs, and poems. Ages 3–7.

Harry and the Monster by Sue Mongredien, illus. by Nick East (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251465). Harry has a dream about a scary monster. Ages 3–7.

Pi-Rat! by Maxine Lee (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251434). Pi-Rat and his swashbuckling crew are only afraid of one thing. Ages 3–7.

Is It Christmas Yet? by Jane Chapman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251496). Teddy desperately wants to help Big Bear get ready for Christmas, but every time he tries, he ends up making a mess. Ages 3–7.

No! by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Tim Warnes (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251502). Otto’s favorite new word causes him a lot of trouble. Ages 3–7.

Abigail by Catherine Rayner (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251472). Abigail the giraffe tries to count Zebra’s stripes and Cheetah’s spots, but her friends just won’t stand still. Ages 3–7.

I Don’t Want to Go to Bed! by Julie Sykes (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1589251489). When Little Tiger is finally aloud to stay up, he sets off to see his friends—but they are too busy getting ready for bed to play. Ages 3–7.


My First adds eight titles (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99 each), up to age 3.

Tilbury House

The Secret Pool by Kimberly Ridley (Sept. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0884483397) explores the world of vernal pools, or micro-wetlands. Ages 6–10.

Tor Teen

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (Sept. 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0765338211) is a movie tie-in edition in advance of the November film. Ages 12–up.

Antigoddess by Kendare Blake (Sept. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0765334435). The Goddess War begins in the first installment of a new series featuring mythological characters. Ages 13–18.

Revelations by J.A. Souders (Nov. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0765332462) is the follow-up to Renegade. Ages 13–up.


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Stardoll continues with eight titles, including Stardoll: Official Handbook (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0857510792), ages 7–9, and Style Bible (Jan. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0857511010), ages 9–11.

Transworld/Bodley Head

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Alfie’s Christmas by Shirley Hughes (Nov. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0370332307). Alfie opens his Advent calendar, decorates the tree, and makes cards and presents. Ages 3–7.

Transworld/Doubleday UK

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Why Spacemen Can’t Burp by Mitchell Symons (Sept. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0857530974) is a trivia collection containing answers to brain-boggling questions. Ages 7–9.

Transworld/Red Fox

(Dist. by IPG)

Eric!... The Hero? by Chris Wormell (Sept. 24, paper, $.00, ISBN 978-1849412841). Eric learns that it can take time to find out what you’re good at. Ages 3–7.

Tundra Books

(Dist. by Random House Canada)

Little Chicken Duck by Tim Beiser, illus. by Bill Slavin (Nov. 12, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493926). A duck’s fear of water prevents her from learning to swim. Ages 3–7.

Mo’s Mustache by Ben Clanton (Oct. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770495388). All the monsters want a mustache just like Mo’s. Ages 3–7.

Whimsy’s Heavy Things by Julie Kraulis (Sept. 24, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770494039). Things go much more smoothly when Whimsy deals with heavy things one at a time. Ages 4–6.

Old Bear by Jane Hissey (Oct. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770494817) reissues the 1995 tale of a stuffed bear whose friends try to rescue him from the attic. Ages 4–6.

The Pocket Mommy by Rachel Eugster, illus. by Tom Goldsmith (Aug. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1770493001). The pretend mommy that Samuel’s mother slips into his pocket to keep him company at kindergarten comes to life. Ages 4–6.

Ella and the Balloons in the Sky by Danny Appleby, illus. by Lauren Pirie (Nov. 12, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1770495289). One morning, Ella finds that her pets have disappeared. Ages 5–9.

My Name Is Blessing by Eric Walters, illus. by Eugenie Fernandes (Sept. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493018). Inspired by a real person, this book tells the story of a Kenyan boy with a physical disability. Ages 6–9.

The Highest Number in the World by Roy MacGregor, illus. by Geneviève Després (Jan. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1770495753) is an intergenerational story of ice hockey. Ages 6–9.

Alien Invaders: Species That Threaten Our World by Jane Drake and Ann Love, illus. by Mark Thurman (Aug. 6, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770495128) explores why invasive species have become a worldwide concern. Ages 9–12.

Pandemic Survival: It’s Why You’re Alive by Ann Love and Jane Drake, illus. by Bill Slavin (Aug. 27, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1770492684) looks at how surviving various pandemics has shaped society. Ages 9–12.

Touched by Fire by Irene Watts (Sept. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770495241) is a historical fiction title featuring the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City. Ages 10–up.

Death of a King by Andrew Vanderwal (Sept. 10, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1770493988) is a time-travel novel set in Scotland in William Wallace’s day. Ages 10–up.

Little Red Lies by Julie Johnston (Sept. 10, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1770493131). Rachel find solace in the school drama club, away from the drama at home involving her veteran brother’s health and her mother’s pregnancy. Ages 10–up.


Great Idea by Monica Kulling adds Making Contact!: Marconi Goes Wireless, illus. by Richard Rudnicki (Aug. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493780); In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up, illus. by David Parkins (Aug. 6, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1770495159); and All Aboard!: Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine, illus. by Bill Slavin (Aug. 6, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1770495142), ages 5–8. Screech Owls continues with Panic in Pittsburgh by Roy MacGregor (Oct. 8, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1770494190), ages 9–12. And new to The Rephaim is Shadows by Paula Weston (Sept. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1770495470), ages 14–up.

Tundra Books/Fenn-Tundra

(Dist. by Random House Canada)


Puckster picks up Puckster Goes to the Olympics by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illus. by Kelly Findley (Oct. 22, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1770495944), ages 4–8. And NHLPA/NHL We Are the Players introduces We Are the Goal Scorers: The Top Leaders of the NHL by (Oct. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1770494619) and We Are the Goalies: The Top Netminders of the NHL (Oct. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1770494596), ages 7–10.

Tuttle Publishing

My Awesome Japan Adventure: A Diary About the Best 4 Months Ever by Rebecca Otowa (Oct. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-4805312162) spotlights an American fifth-grader’s journal from his time in Japan as an exchange student. Ages 6–10.

Tari: The Little Balinese Dancer by Pamela Noensie, illus. by Garretta Lamore (Sept. 24, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0804843874) is an introduction to key aspects of Balinese culture. Ages 6–10.

Revenge of the Akuma Clan by Benjamin Martin (Oct. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-4805312742) is a sequel to Samurai Awakening. Ages 8–14.

Jet Black and the Ninja Wind by Leza Lowitz and Shogo Oketani (Aug. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-4805312841) introduces a 17-year-old ninja who must fight for her life to protect a family treasure. Ages 12–14.


My First Book of… adds Japanese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book by Michelle Haney Brown, illus. by Aya Padron (Oct. 8, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-4805312018), ages 3–6.

Ulysses Press

(Dist. by PGW)

Title in French

Comment le Grinch a volé Noël (How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) by Dr. Seuss (Oct. 8, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1612432441) is a French translation of the holiday story. Ages 4–8.

Umiya Publishing

(Dist. by IPG)

The Super Duper Princess Heroes: How It All Started by Sanjay Nambiar (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0983824398). Magical tiaras transform regular girls into princesses with powers who display teamwork and humility. All ages.

University of Nebraska Press/Bison Books

Standing Bear of the Ponca by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, illus. by Thomas Floyd (Oct. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0803228269) tells of how the American West changed at the end of the 19th century. Ages 8–up.

University of New Mexico Press

Pancake Stories/Cuentos del Panqueque (English and Spanish Edition) by Peggy Pond Church, illus. by Elizabeth Comfort Church, trans. by Noël Chilton (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0826353870). Stories originally written in the 1930s for the author’s children. Ages 6–8.


Moo! by David LaRochelle, illus. by Mike Wohnoutka (Oct. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802734099). A story told using just one word (“moo”) chronicles a cow’s wild ride driving the farmer’s car. Ages 3–6.

Penguin in Love by Salina Yoon (Dec. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0802736000). When Penguin finds a lost mitten, he searches for its owner and wonders if he’ll find his own perfect match. Ages 3–6.

On My Way to Bed by Sarah Maizes (Sept. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802723666). Livi employs clever delay tactics when it’s time for bed. Ages 3–6.

The Table Sets Itself by Benjamin Clanton (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802734471). Izzy turns setting the table into an adventure. Ages 4–8.

Sweet Feet: Samantha Gordon’s Winning Season by Samantha Gordon with Ari Bruening (Oct. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802736543) is the autobiography of 10-year-old football star Samantha “Sweet Feet” Gordon. Ages 8–12.

Wake Up Missing by Kate Messner (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802723147). After suffering a concussion, Cat ends up at a facility that’s experimenting on kids’ brains. Ages 10–14.

Stormcaster: A Witching Season Novel by Alyxandra Harvey (Jan. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734433) kicks off a series about young witches in Regency London. Ages 12–17.

Relativity by Cristin Bishara (Sept. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734686). Ruby discovers a tree in an Ohio cornfield with a wormhole to nine alternate realities, each containing a different variation of her life. Ages 12–17.

Dead Girls Don’t Lie by Jennifer Shaw Wolf (Sept. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734495). Jaycee tries to untangle the secrets behind her best friend’s death. Ages 14–19.

Conjured by Sarah Beth Durst (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734587). A girl in the witness protection program who has no memories, and has unusual powers, wants to find out who and what she is. Ages 14–19.

Wild Cards by Simone Elkeles (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802734372) launches a football-centric series. Ages 14–up.


Dark Lord is back in A Fiend in Need by Jamie Thomson (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802735225), ages 10–14.

Weldon Owen

(Dist. by Simon & Schuster)

Exploralab (Sept. 24, paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-1616284916). San Francisco’s Exploratorium Museum compiles dozens of interactive “labs” that help reveal and explain the wonders of the world around us. Ages 3–7.

Wilkins Farago PTY LTD

(Dist. by IPG)

The Little Eskimo by Davide Cali, illus. by Maurizio A.C. Quarello (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0987109958). The title character begins a quest to answer his two big questions: what’s on the other side of the great frozen lake, and will he be a great hunter when he grows up? Ages 4–7.

Wisdom Tales

(Dist. by NBN)

The Otter, the Spotted Frog and The Great Flood: A Creek Indian Tale by Gerald Hausman, illus. by Ramon Shiloh (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1937786120). Listener the Otter is the only animal to heed Spotted Frog’s warning of a disastrous flood. Ages 4–8.

Custer’s Last Battle: Red Hawk’s Account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn by Paul Goble, foreword by Joe Medicine Crow (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1937786113) is a reissued edition of this 1992 title. Ages 6–8.

Woodbine House/Special-Needs Collection

I Like Strawberries, Do You? by Marjorie Pitzer (Oct. 18, board book, $11.95, ISBN 978-1606131831) features children with Down syndrome enjoying a variety of foods to encourage readers to do the same. Up to age 5.


A Little Bit of Oomph! by Barney Saltzberg (Sept. 24, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0761177449) is an interactive board book about creativity and trying harder. Ages 2–5.

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd (Oct. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0761172192). This oversized compendium celebrates graphic design’s role in everyday life. Ages 10–up.


Scanimation by Rufus Butler Seder adds Santa! (Sept. 24, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0761177258), ages 2–up.

XAMonline/Lesson Ladder

(Dist. by Ingram)


What Now? issues Sammy’s Super Power Underwear by Betty Bardige (Sept. 15, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0984865758), ages 1–5, and Going Through Puberty: A Boy’s Manual for Body, Mind, and Health (Sept. 15, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-0988449916) and Going Through Puberty: A Girl’s Manual for Body, Mind, and Health (Sept. 15, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-0988449909) by Ruth Hickman, ages 11–16.

Xist Publishing

(Dist. by Ingram)

Lula’s Brew by Elizabeth O. Dulemba (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1623950934) stars a little witch who loves to cook. Ages 3–8.

History’s Witches: An Illustrated Guide by Lisa Graves (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1623955168) uses infographics to provide a history of witchcraft accusations. Ages 9–14.


Secret Agent Josephine returns in Secret Agent Josephine in Paris by Brenda Ponnay (Nov. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1623955243), ages 4–8.

Zest Books

(Dist. by HMH)

Little Fish: A Memoir by Ramsey Beyer (Sept. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1936976188) is the illustrated story of a small-town teenager’s transformation into an independent, city-dwelling college student. Ages 12–up.

Why?: Answers to Everyday Scientific Questions by Joel Levy (Oct. 29, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0982732298) offers answers to 50 questions about science and the natural world. Ages 12–up.

How Not to Be a Dick: An Everyday Etiquette Guide by Meghan Doherty (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1936976027) packages etiquette tips alongside Dick and Jane–style illustrations. Ages 14–up.

Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes-From Cleopatra to Camus by Kelly Murphy, illus. by Hallie Fryd (Jan. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1936976102) profiles 50 people from history and asks: Would you really want to date them? Ages 14–up.


Doon by Carey Corp and LorieLangdon (Aug. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0310742302). In this series debut, Veronica and Mackenna travel to Scotland where they find a bridge to the land of Doon—and two princes. Ages 15–up.

Remnants: Season of Wonder by Lisa Tawn Bergren (Oct. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0310735649) launches a fantasy series in which a group called the Remnants begins its mission to course-correct humanity, one person at a time. Ages 15–up.

Firstborn by Lorie Ann Grover (Dec. 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0310739302) launches a fantasy series that deals with gender issues. Ages 15–up.


The Merlin Spiral adds Merlin’s Shadow by Robert Treskillard (Sept. 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0310735083), ages 13–up. And The Safe Lands gains Outcasts by Jill Williamson (Nov. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0310724247), ages 15–up.