A Deal’s a Deal! by Stephanie Blake (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86901-3). Simon the Super Rabbit makes a trade with his friend. Ages 3 to 5.

The Hungry Ghost of Rue Orleans by Mary Quattlebaum, illus. by Patricia Castelao (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86207-6). The New Orleans house that a ghost has been haunting is turned into a restaurant. Ages 3 to 6.

Estie the Mensch by Jane Kohuth, illus. by Rosanne Litzinger (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86778-1). Estie’s grandmother teaches her what it means to be a mensch. Ages 3 to 8.

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86762-0) illustrates the lyrics to this song. Ages 3-up.

Jim Henson: The Guy Who Played with Puppets by Kathleen Krull, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85721-8) offers a portrait of Jim Henson. Ages 5 to 7.

The Carpenter’s Gift: A Christmas Tale About the Rockefeller Center Tree by David Rubel, illus. by Jim LaMarche (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86922-8) tells of the first Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Ages 5 to 8.

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss (Sept., $15; ISBN 978-0-375-86435-3) collects seven tales. Ages 6 to 9.

A Poor Excuse for a Dragon by Geoffrey Hayes (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87180-1; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86867-2). Will Fred accomplish the tasks he must complete to be a successful dragon? Ages 7 to 9.

Bigger Than a Bread Box by Laurel Snyder (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86916-7). A girl struggling with her parents’ separation discovers a magic breadbox. Ages 8 to 12.

The Death of Yorik Mortwell by Stephen Messer, illus. by Gris Grimly (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86858-0) pays homage to the orphans of Charles Dickens, the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, and the characters of Roald Dahl. Ages 8 to 12.

The Magic Cake Shop by Meika Hashimoto, illus. by Josée Masse (Oct., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86822-1) is a debut book set in a magic bakery. Ages 8 to 12.

The Girl Behind the Glass by Jane Kelley (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86220-5). Twins move into a creepy old house. Ages 9 to 12.

A Girl Named Faithful Plum: A True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream by Richard Bernstein (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86960-0) chronicles a Chinese girl’s struggle to follow her dream of being a dancer. Ages 10 to 14.

Doglands by Tim Willocks (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86571-8) offers an allegorical examination of human life through a dog’s eyes. Ages 12-up.

The Project by Brian Falkner (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86945-7). In this thriller, Leonardo da Vinci’s secret could determine the fate of history. Ages 12-up.

Scored by Lauren McLaughlin (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0375868207) is a dystopian novel set in the near future. Ages 12-up.

My Beating Teenage Heart by C.K. Kelly Martin (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0375868559) provides a portrait of the heartbreak and promise of a teenage life. Ages 14-up.


New Picturebacks are DC Super Friends: Monster Madness! by Billy Wrecks (July, paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87230-3); Marvel: Iron Man: Attack of the Dragon by Frank Berrios, illus. by Steven E. Gordon (Aug., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87254-9); Thomas & Friends: Danger at the Dieselworks by Rev. W. Awdry (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-86799-6); DC Super Friends: Green Lantern vs. the Meteor Monster! by Wrecks (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87297-6); Generator Rex: The Swarm by Wrecks, illus. by Robert Roper (Aug., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87379-9); Maryoku Yummy: Meet the Wish Sitters! (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87125-2); Barbie: Princess Charm School by Mary Man-Kong (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87362-1); and Barbie: A Perfect Christmas by Mary Tillworth (Sept., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87363-8), ages 3 to 7.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That adds A Long Winter’s Nap/Flight of the Penguin by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87279-2), ages 3 to 7. Step into Reading releases Barbie: Princess Charm School by Ruth Homberg (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86931-0); and Barbie: A Perfect Christmas by Christy Webster (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-96932-4; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86932-7), ages 4 to 6; and Little Lucy by Ilene Cooper, illus. by John Kanzler (July, paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86760-6), ages 5 to 8. Beginner Books offers The Big Book of Berenstain Bears Beginner Books by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain (Aug., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87366-9), ages 5 to 8. The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library releases Safari, So Good!: All About African Wildlife by Bonnie Worth, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu (Aug., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86681-4), ages 5 to 8. Uglydolls gains What Dat? The Great Big Ugly Doll Book of Things to Look at, Search for, Point to, and Wonder About by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86434-6), ages 6 to 8. A to Z Mysteries offers Super Edition #5: The New Year Dragon Dilemma by Ron Roy and John Steven Gurney (Dec., $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-89963-8), ages 6 to 9.

Stepping Stone Books presents Ballpark Mysteries: The L.A. Dodger by David A. Kelly, illus. by Mark Meyers (July, $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-96885-3; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86885-6); The Very Little Princess: Zoey’s Story (July, paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85693-8); and The Very Little Princess: Rose’s Story (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85692-1) by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Elizabeth Sayles; Magic Tree House: Winter of the Ice Wizard by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca (Oct., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87395-9); A to Z Mysteries Super Edition: The New Year Dragon Dilemma by Ron Roy, illus. by John Steven Gurney (Dec., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86880-1); and Little Wings: Willa Bean’s Cloud Dreams (Dec., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86947-1); and Little Wings: Be Brave, Willa Bean! (Dec., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86948-8) by Cecilia Galante, illus. by Kristi Valiant, ages 6 to 9; Magic Tree House: A Good Night for Ghosts by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca (July, paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85649-5), ages 7 to 11; and Magic Tree House: Dogs in the Dead of Night (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86824-5); and Magic Tree House: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Dec., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86825-2) by Osborne, illus. by Murdocca; Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Dog Heroes: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House: Dogs in the Dead of Night (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86012-6); and Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Dec., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87024-8), ages 7 to 12.

Stone Rabbit issues Night of the Living Dust Bunnies by Erik Craddock (July, $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86724-8), ages 7 to 10. Babymouse returns in A Very Babymouse Christmas by Jennifer L. Holm and Matt Holm (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-96779-5; paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86724-8), ages 7 to 10. Squish adds Brave New Pond by Jennifer L. Holm and Matt Holm, illus. by Jennifer L. Holm (Sept., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-84390-7), ages 7 to 10. Ashtown Burials debuts with The Dragon’s Tooth by N.D. Wilson (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86439-1), ages 8 to 12. Horse Diaries adds Risky Chance by Alison Hart, illus. by Ruth Sanderson (Oct., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86833-7), ages 8 to 12. The Clockwork Dark offers The White City by John Claude Bemis (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85568-9), ages 9 to 12. Haunted Mysteries releases The Black Heart Crypt by Chris Grabenstein (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86900-6), ages 9 to 12. Century introduces City of Wind by Pierdomenico Baccalario, trans. by Leah D. Janeczko (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85897-0), ages 10 to 13. And The Legend of Beka Cooper concludes with Mastiff by Tamora Pierce (Oct., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-375-81470-9), ages 12 to 16.


The Seeker: The Obernewtyn Chronicles by Isobelle Carmody (July, paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87113-9) is an omnibus edition of the first two books of this dystopian series. Ages 12-up.


Big Box of Little Pookie by Sandra Boynton (Sept.; $23.96; ISBN 978-0-375-85800-0) contains five previous Pookietitles and a new one, Little Pookie. Up to age 3.

Little Pookie by Sandra Boynton (Aug.; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87175-7) introduces Pookie in a counting book prequel to the Pookie series. Up to age 3.

Puppies, Kittens, and Other Pop-up Pets (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87174-0) and Rescue: Pop-up Emergency Vehicles (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87171-9)by Matthew Reinhart launch a new series of pop-up books. Ages 3 to 8.

Lots of Bots! by David A. Carter and Noelle Carter (Oct.; $14.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86509-1) is the first in a pop-up series that teaches counting. Ages 4 to 8.

The Power of Cute by Charise Mericle Harper (Oct.; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85965-6). This graphic novel–style story about a superhero baby includes flaps, tabs, and pop-ups. Ages 4 to 8.


Clackers by C. Nash, illus. by Luana Rinaldo, adds Black Cat (July, $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87282-2), Little Witch (July, $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87281-5), Penguin (Sept., $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87121-4) and Santa (Sept., $5.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87120-7), up to age 3.


City of Lies by Lian Tanner (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73906-1) is a follow-up to Museum of Thieves. Ages 9 to 12.

The Lily Pond by Annika Thor, trans. by Linda Schenck (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74039-5) is a companion novel to A Faraway Island. Ages 9 to 12.

The Winter Pony by Iain Lawrence (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73377-9) offers a pony’s account of Scott’s expedition to the South Pole. Ages 9 to 12.

The Witch’s Revenge by D.A. Nelson (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73631-2). Morag adjusts to life in a secret northern kingdom after she saved a magical stone. Ages 9 to 12.

The Undrowned Child by Michelle Lovric (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73999-3). This fantasy set in 1899 Venice involves traitors, mermaids, and librarians. Ages 10-up.

The Only Ones by Aaron Starmer (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74043-2) is an apocalyptic fable about a boy and his journey to a village of oddball children. Ages 10-up.

My Name Is Mina by David Almond (Oct., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74073-9) is a prequel to Skellig. Ages 10-up.

Rumors from the Boys’ Room: A Blogtastic! Novel by Rose Cooper (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74084-5) is a follow-up to Gossip from the Girls’ Room. Ages 10-up.

Beswitched by Kate Saunders (Dec., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74075-3). A magic spell swaps Flora’s life with that of a girl in 1935. Ages 10-up.

Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73968-9). When steroids turn football players into zombies, Kate must find an antidote. Ages 12-up.

Starstruck by Cyn Balog (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73850-7). In this paranormal romance, a slightly overweight girl is reunited with her long-distance boyfriend. Ages 12-up.

Sass & Serendipity by Jennifer Ziegler (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73898-9) offers a contemporary take on Sense and Sensibility. Ages 12-up.

Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas by Lurlene McDaniel (Aug., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73461-5) presents three time-travel stories. Ages 12-up.

All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky by Joe R. Lansdale (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73931-3). Three friends have a run-in with one of the Depression-era’s most notorious gangsters. Ages 12-up.

You Have Seven Messages by Stewart Lewis (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74028-9). Luna listens to messages on her mother’s phone and begins to question her death. Ages 12-up.

Modelland by Tyra Banks (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74059-3) launches a series set in an exclusive academy for models. Ages 12-up.

The Lost Songs by Caroline B. Cooney (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73966-5). A southern community finds inspiration in faith, music, and family. Ages 12-up.

Unforsaken by Sophie Littlefield (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73854-5) introduces a girl who has the power to heal and create zombies. Ages 12-up.

Extraordinary: The True Story of My Fairygodparent, Who Almost Killed Me, and Certainly Never Made Me a Princess by Adam Selzer (Nov., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73649-7). This fairy-tale satire features vampires, zombies, and a smelly unicorn. Ages 12-up.

Don’t Expect Magic by Kathy McCullough (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74012-8). Delaney learns that her father is a fairy godmother and the gene is hereditary. Ages 12-up.

Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73693-0) describes strange occurrences at the Texas ranch where a girl works. Ages 14-up.

Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74016-6). In this paranormal tale, Romeo and Juliet meet again—as enemies. Ages 14-up.

Hooked by Catherine Greenman (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74008-1). A New York City teen deals with an accidental pregnancy. Ages 14-up.

Finding Somewhere by Joseph Monninger (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73942-9). On a road trip, two girls discover the healing power of friendship. Ages 14-up.

The Sharp Time by Mary O’Connell (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74048-7). After her mother dies, Sandanista ponders a desperate act of revenge. Ages 14-up.


Melonhead returns in Melonhead and the Undercover Operation by Katy Kelly, illus. by Gillian Johnson (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73659-6), ages 8 to 12. The Lacey Chronicles launches with The Other Countess by Eve Edwards (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74089-0), ages 9-up. Danger Zone concludes with Blood Sun by David Gilman (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73562-9), ages 11-up. Wildcat Fireflies is a new Meridian novel by Amber Kizer (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73971-9), ages 12-up. Flappers introduces Ingenue by Jillian Larkin (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74036-4), ages 12-up. The Death Cure concludes The Maze Runner trilogy by James Dashner (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73877-4), ages 12-up. And the Wolf Springs Chronicles starts up with Unleashed by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie (Dec., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74098-2), ages 12-up.



New Picturebacks are Disney Princess: Wishes Come True by Lisa Ann Marsoli (July, $7.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2723-4); Disney Princess: Rapunzel and the Golden Rule/Jasmine and the Two Tigers by Barbara Bazaldua and Lara Bergen. (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2829-3); Disney/Pixar Toy Story: Buzz Off!/Showtime! (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2841-5); and Disney Fairies: Team Spirit (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2789-0), ages 3 to 7. And Step into Reading adds Disney/Pixar Cars 2: Secret Agent Mater by Melissa Lagonegro (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-8095-6); Disney/Pixar Toy Story: A Spooky Adventure by Apple Jordan (July, paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2777-7); ages 4 to 6; and Disney Fairies: A Fairy Frost by Tennant Redbank (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-8096-3; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2836-1), ages 7 to 9.


Amen, L.A. by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld (July, $12.99; ISBN 978-0-385-90225-0; paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73188-1). A teen moves from Minnesota to a Beverly Hills mansion when her mother accepts a position as pastor of a church. Ages 12-up.


Moon Pie by Simon Mason (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-75235-0). Martha assumes the role of parent when her parents are unable to care for her and her brother. Ages 9 to 13.

You Against Me by Jenny Downham (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-75160-5). Two teens’ worlds collide in this novel about loyalty and the choices that come with it. Ages 14-up.


Pocket Cats continues withShadow Magic (July, $13.99; ISBN 978-0-385-75200-8); and Feline Charm (Nov., $13.99; ISBN 978-0-385-75212-1) by Kitty Wells, illus. by Joanna Harrison, ages 7 to 10.


The Golden Book of Family Fun by Peggy Brown, illus. by David Sheldon (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86668-5) rounds up activities for families. All ages.


New Little Golden Books are Marvel: The Courageous Captain America by Billy Wrecks (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-307-93050-7), Disney/Pixar Cars: Tractor Trouble by Frank Berrios (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2831-6); Marvel: The Mighty Thor by Wrecks (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-307-93051-4); The Little Christmas Elf by Nikki Shannon Smith, illus. by Susan Mitchell (Sept., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87348-5); The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Corinne Malvern (Sept., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86359-2); How Do Penguins Play? by Elizabeth Dombey, illus. by David Walker (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86501-5); The Cat in the Hat: Bamboozled by Tish Rabe, illus. by Christopher Moroney (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87307-2); and Barbie: Princess Charm School by Mary Tillworth (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87361-4), ages 2 to 5. Little Golden Book Favorites presents Little Golden Book Freewheelin’ Favorites by Dennis Shealy and Miryam, illus. by Bob Staake, Tibor Gergely, and Brian Biggs (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86549-7), ages 2 to 5. And Big Little Golden Books adds Must Be Santa by Tim Moore, illus. by Pete Whitehead (Sept., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86853-5), ages 2 to 6; and Barbie: Princess Charm School by Kristen Depken (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87186-3); Thomas & Friends: Day of the Diesels by Rev. W. Awdry, illus. by Tommy Stubbs (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87181-8); and Nickelodeon Nursery Rhymes by Dave Aikins (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-375-87377-5), ages 3 to 7.

Super Jumbo Coloring Books issues SpongeBob SquarePants: Undersea Superstar! (Aug., paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87160-3), ages 3 to 7. Big Coloring Books releases Rudolph Lights the Way (Sept., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-307-92988-4), ages 3 to 7. Color Plus Chunky Crayons offers Barbie: Princess Magic by Mary Tillworth (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87359-1), ages 3 to 7. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That presents Oh, Give Me a Home! by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87343-0), ages 3 to 7. Color Plus Flocked Stickers gains Dora the Explorer: Pets Are the Best! by Jason Fruchter (Aug., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87194-8), ages 3 to 7. And joining Reusable Sticker Books is Thomas & Friends: Steam Team! by Rev. W. Awdry, illus. by Tommy Stubbs (Aug., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87162-7), ages 3 to 7.



Little Golden Books adds Disney/Pixar Toy Story: The Pet Problem by Kristen L. Depken, illus. by Caroline Egan (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2698-5), ages 2 to 5. Color Plus Chunky Crayons offers Disney/Pixar Cars: Christmas on Wheels! (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2868-2), ages 3 to 7. Disney Princess: Be My Princess (Dec., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2861-3) is a new Full-Color Activity Book with Stickers, ages 3 to 7. Super Jumbo Coloring Books welcomes Disney Princess: Moments to Treasure (Aug., paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2828-6), ages 3 to 7. Color Plus Tattoos presents Disney Princess: Princess Puzzlers (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2844-6), ages 3 to 7. And joining Super Jumbo Coloring Books is Disney/Pixar: Movie Madness! (Aug., paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2792-0), ages 3 to 7. And Stepping Stone Books releases Disney Fairies: Tink in a Fairy Fix (Aug., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-7364-2661-9), ages 6 to 10.


An Annoying ABC by Barbara Bottner, illus. by Michael Emberley (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86708-8) is an alphabet book with a classroom setting. Ages 2 to 6.

10 Valentine Friends by Janet Schulman, illus. by Linda Davick (Dec., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86967-9). In this counting tale, friends make Valentines. Ages 3 to 8.

Good Little Wolf by Nadia Shireen (Sept.; $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86904-4). A small wolf takes on a big bad wolf in this book that offers mischievous advice on handling bullies. Ages 4 to 8.

ZooZical by Judy Sierra, illus. by Marc Brown (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86847-4). In this follow up to Wild About Books, zoo animals perform a song-and-dance extravaganza. Ages 4 to 8.

A Song in Bethlehem by Marni McGee and Jason Cockcroft (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-83447-9). When Naomi rushes to catch a glimpse of the new baby boy, she is given a flute and her life is transformed. Ages 5 to 8.

Better Than You by Trudy Ludwig, illus. by Adam Gustavson (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-1-58246-380-3). A boy learns to stop letting his neighbor’s bragging make him feel bad about himself. Ages 5 to 8.

Every-Day Dress Up by Selina Alko (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86092-8) features a girl who dresses up in costumes inspired by great women in history. Ages 5 to 8.

The Incredible Life of Balto by Meghan McCarthy (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-98888-2) explores what happened to a world-famous dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver lifesaving serum. Ages 5 to 8.

Ollie the Purple Elephant by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86654-8). When Ollie is adopted by a kind family, not everyone welcomes him. Ages 5 to 8.

Tom’s Tweet by Jill Esbaum, illus. by Dan Santat (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85171-1) pairs a curmudgeonly cat and a cute bird. Ages 5 to 8.

Into the Outdoors by Susan Gal (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86958-7). In this concept book, a family’s hike in the mountain teaches spatial relationships. Ages 5 to 9.

Rosies Sprout’s Time to Shine by Allison Wortche, illus. by Patrice Barton (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86721-7) introduces a shy girl who earns her share of the spotlight when she helps a competitive classmate. Ages 5 to 9.

Subway Story by Julia Sarcone-Roach (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85859-8) features a plucky subway car that helps create artificial reefs. Ages 5 to 9.

The Aviary by Kathleen O’Dell (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85605-1). A girl confined to a grand estate where her mother works as a servant learns dark secrets about the family that lives there. Ages 8 to 12.

Here Lies Linc by Delia Ray (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86757-6). A lonely boy and his mother cope with grief after his father’s death. Ages 8 to 12.

The New Kid by Mavis Jukes (Dec., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85879-6). Carson struggles to make new friends when his family moves to a new town. Ages 8 to 12.

Skary Childrin and the Carousel of Sorrow by Katy Towell (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86859-7) is a debut novel that features three girls intent on saving their town from a 12-year-old curse. Ages 8 to 12.

The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, illus. by Jules Feiffer, ed. by Leonard S. Marcus (Oct., $29.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85715-7) features comments from children’s literature expert Marcus and celebrates the 50th anniversary of this book’s publication. Ages 8-up.

The Phantom Tollbooth 50th Anniversary Edition by Norton Juster, illus. by Jules Feiffer (Oct., $24; ISBN 978-0-375-86903-7) features a new author preface and brief essays by authors and illustrators including Philip Pullman, Suzanne Collins, Jeanne Birdsall, and Mo Willems. Ages 8-up.

The Tanglewood Terror by Kurtis Scaletta (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86758-3). When a strange fungus encroaches on Tanglewood, Eric and his friends set out to solve a mystery and save the town. Ages 9 to 13.

A Girl Named Faithful Plum by Richard Bernstein (Sept.; $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86960-0) tells the true story of a dancer from China and how she achieved her dream. Ages 10 to 14.

The Dead Gentleman by Matthew Cody (Nov., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85596-2). In this time-bending novel, two children—one in 1901, one in the present—battle a foe who wants to conquer Earth. Ages 10-up.

True Blue by Jane Smiley (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86231-1). Abby inherits a horse after a tragic accident, but is True Blue haunted by the presence of his former owner? Ages 11-up.

A Plague Year by Edward Bloor (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85681-5). A boy emerges stronger after surviving a harrowing year of meth addiction. Ages 12-up.

Every You, Every Me by David Levithan (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86098-0). In this psychological thriller, a tormented teen discovers unnerving photographs—some of which feature him. Ages 12-up.

The Game of Triumphs by Laura Powell (Aug.; $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86587-90). Cat stumbles upon a secret society and is lured into a dangerous, high-stakes fantasy world.

Inheritance by Christopher Paolini (Nov., $27.99; ISBN 978-0-375-85611-2). The fate of an entire civilization rests on the shoulders of Eragon and his dragon Saphira in the conclusion to the Inheritance Cycle. Ages 12-up.

Siren’s Storm by Lisa Papademetriou (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-84245-0). In this supernatural mystery, a wealthy beach community, a grieving local boy, and one beautiful but dangerous girl converge. Ages 12-up.

The File on Angelyn Stark by Catherine Atkins (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86906-8) is a portrait of a girl and the complicated relationships she develops with her stepfather and a kind teacher. Ages 14-up.

The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86896-2). A girl’s world begins to unravel when her brother is accused of murdering the town’s beloved baseball coach. Ages 14-up.


Lunch Lady adds Lunch Lady and the Field Trip Fiasco by Jarrett J. Krosoczka(Sept., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86094-2), ages 7 to 10. New to Mason Dixon is Fourth Grade Disasters by Claudia Mills, illus. by Guy Francis(Nov., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86874-0), ages 8 to 10. How Tía Lola Ended Up Starting Overby Julia Alvarez is the fourth and final installment of the Tía Lola Stories (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86914-3), ages 8 to 12. The Poisons of Caux trilogy concludes with The Shepherd of Weeds by Susannah Appelbaum, illus. by Andrea Offerman (Oct., $16.99;ISBN 978-0-375-85175-9), ages 9 to 13. And joining Sammy Keyes is Sammy Keyes and the Night of the Skulls by Wendelin Van Draanen (Oct., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86108-6), ages 10-up.


Flat Broke: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Greed by Gary Paulsen (July, $12.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74002-9) is a sequel to Liar, Liar. Ages 8 to 12.

R My Name Is Rachel by Patricia Reilly Giff (Aug., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-83889-7). When her father finds work away from home, Rachel takes charge of her siblings. Ages 9 to 12.

Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74030-2). Elise’s father leaves her a key that unlocks one of eight doors that have always been locked. Ages 9 to 12.

The Summer I Learned to Fly by Dana Reinhardt (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73954-2). When she meets a boy in an alley, Drew finds her first true friend. Ages 10-up.

Paintings from the Cave: Three Novellas by Gary Paulsen (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-74684-7) addresses finding salvation and healing through art and dogs. Ages 14-up.


Zigzag Kids continues with Star Time by Patricia Reilly Giff, illus. by Alasdair Bright (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73888-0), ages 6 to 9. Calvin Coconut is back in Kung Fooey by Graham Salisbury, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73963-4), ages 7 to 10. Ring of Five adds The Unknown Spy by Eoin McNamee (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73820-0), ages 10-up. And Empire of Ruins joins The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur Slade (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-385-73786-9), ages 12-up.


Never Forgotten by Patricia McKissack, illus. by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon (Oct., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-375-84384-6). A West African boy is kidnapped and sold into slavery. All ages.

Everything I Need to Know Before I’m Five by Valorie Fisher (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86865-8). Photos of retro toys illustrate letters and numbers. Ages 1 to 5.

Chirchir Is Singing by Kelly Cunnane, illus. by Jude Daly (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86198-7). This story about belonging is set in rural Kenya. Ages 3 to 7.

The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Mark Fearing (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86689-0) offers a twist on “The Three Little Pigs.” Ages 3 to 8.

11 Experiments That Failed by Jenny Offill, illus. by Nancy Carpenter (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-84762-2) A young scientist works her way through some improbable experiments. Ages 4 to 8.

The Orphan: A Cinderella Story from Greece by Anthony Manna and Christodoula Mitakidou, illus. by Giselle Potter (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86691-3) is a new rendition of this tale. Ages 4 to 8.

Neville by Norton Juster, illus. by G. Brian Karas (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86765-1). A boy finds a way to make friends in his new neighborhood. Ages 4 to 8.

I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II by Marisabina Russo (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86695-1). Based on the experience of Russo’s family, this is a story about growing up Jewish in Italy during WWII. Ages 5 to 9.

Born and Bred in the Great Depression by Jonah Winter, illus. by Kimberly Bulcken Root (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86197-0). The author shares his family’s history during the Depression. Ages 5 to 9.


Toys Go Out wraps up with Toys Come Home: Being the Early Experiences of an IntelligentStingray, a Brave Buffalo, and a Brand-New Someone Called Plasticby Emily Jenkins, illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86200-7), ages 6 to 10. And Alvin Ho stars in Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances by Lenore Look, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-0-375-86831-3), ages 6 to 10.


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)

Ruby by Colin Thompson (Nov., paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-17-4275-089-7) focuses on a 1934 car that the author once owned. Ages 5 to 7.

The Koala Who Bounced by Jimmy Thomson, illus. by Eric Lobbecke (Dec., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-174275-224-2). A koala discovers how useful being different can be. Ages 5 to 7.

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by Claire Carmichael (Sept., paper; $11.99; ISBN 978-1-74166-298-6). What happens when one is disconnected from friends in the digital age? Ages 12-up.

When Courage Came to Call by L.M. Fuge (Sept., paper; $11.99; ISBN 978-1-74166-444-7). Everything changes when the first bomb falls on a formerly peaceful, prosperous country. Ages 12-up.

Dangerously Placed by Nansi Kunze (Oct., paper; $11.99; ISBN 978-1-86471-882-9) is a romantic sci-fi tale featuring virtual reality and simulated environments. Ages 12-up.


The Laws of Magic concludes with Hour of Need by Michael Pryor (Oct., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-1-74166-310-5), ages 12-up.


Sesame Street Music Player with Docking Station: Deluxe Edition (Aug., $24.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2291-2) is a book featuring a removable music player. Ages 2 to 5.

A Dance for Emily by Judy Katschke, illus. by Valeria Docampo (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2317-9). This story about a princess includes pop-up scenes to decorate with stickers. Ages 3 to 6.

Jake’s Pirate Adventure by Miki Sakamoto (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2318-6) offers a tale of a young pirate, plus stickers and pop-ups. Ages 3 to 6.

Amazing Animals Book and DVD (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2261-5) packages a book and DVD of animal facts. Ages 6 to 10.

I Wish I Knew That: Geography: Cool Stuff You Need to Know by James Doyle (Nov., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-60652-347-6) rounds up geographical facts. Ages 9 to 12.

I Before E (Except After C): The Young Readers Edition: Cool Ways to Remember Stuff (Nov., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-60652-348-3) rounds up memory tricks. Ages 9 to 12.


Disney Winnie the Pooh offers Disney Winnie the Pooh Record a Book by Sara Miller (Sept., $21.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2185-4), ages 2 to 5. Sesame Street Lift the Flaps issues Elmo’s Merry Christmas by Tom Brannon (Oct., $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-23261), ages 2 to 5. Fisher Price Little People greets Animal Friends Adventure Set (Oct., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2334-6), ages 2 to 5. Guess Who? adds Guess Who Baby Animals (Aug., $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2196-0); and Guess Who Playtime Pets (Aug., $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2182-3), ages 3 to 5. Lift-the-Flap offers Lift-the-Flap Bible by Sally Lloyd Jones, illus. by Trace Moroney (Aug., $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2278-3), ages 3 to 5. And Marvel Heroes greets Marvel Heroes Super Showdown with Action Pop-ups! (Sept., $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2314-8), ages 3 to 5.

DC Super Friends gains DC Potty Time Power (Aug., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2281-3), ages 2 to 4; DC Super Friends Heroes in Action with Action Pop-Outs by J.E. Bright, illus. by Dan Schoening (Aug., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2315-5); and Super Friends Mix & Match by David Roe (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2047-5), ages 3 to 6. Disney Princess welcomes Disney Princess Music Player Storybook with Docking Station: Deluxe Edition (Aug., $24.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2283-7), ages 2 to 5. Joining Fisher Price Lift the Flaps are Fisher Price Little People Halloween Is Here! (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2346-9); and Let’s Go to the Zoo by Ellen Weiss (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2276-9), ages 2 to 5. And Disney Pixar Cars 2 introduces Cars 2 CarryAlong Play Book (Aug., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2323-0), ages 2 to 5; Cars 2 3-D Movie Theater: Storybook & Movie Projector (Aug., $24.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2310-0), ages 4 to 7; and Cars 2 Grand Prix Garage: Storybook and Garage (Sept., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-7944-2311-7), ages 3 to 6; all by Cynthia Stierle.

Barbie is back in Barbie: It’s All About the Hair! (Aug., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2274-5); Barbie Always in Style: Storybook Playset by Mattel (Sept., $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2316-2); Barbie: A Perfect Christmas by Mattel (Oct., $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2319-3); and Barbie Stepping Out Wall Clings (Oct., $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2331-5), ages 3 to 6. Barbie Panorama Sticker Books welcomes Barbie in Princess Charm School: A Panorama Sticker Storybook by Justine Fontes (Aug., paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2275-2), ages 3 to 6. Nickelodeon Spongebob presents SpongeBob Mix & Match (Aug., $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2305-6), ages 3 to 6. Disney The Lion King presents Disney The Lion King Movie Theater: Storybook & Movie Projector (Aug., $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2332-2), ages 4 to 7. Nickelodeon gains SpongeBob Squarepants Bikini Bottom Adventure Set by Molly Reisner (Oct., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2324-7), ages 4 to 7. And Disney releases Phineas and Ferb Robotinator (Sept., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-2333-9), ages 6-up.


(Treasure Chest, dist.)

Southwest Colors by Andrea Helman, photos by Gavriel Jecan (Aug., $12.95, ISBN 978-1-933855-64-6). Animals, birds, and plants display Southwestern colors. Ages 3 to 7.

Desert Night Desert Day by Anthony D. Fredericks, illus. by Kenneth J. Spengler (Oct., $15.95, ISBN 978-1-933855-70-7) focuses on desert animals. Ages 3 to 7.

A Cowgirl and her Horse by Jean Ekman Adams, illus. by Jean Ekman Adams (Oct., $15.95, ISBN 978-1-933855-71-4). A girl takes care of her beloved horse. Ages 3 to 7.


NYC ABC by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-0-8478-3701-4) introduces the alphabet and New York City through the art of this museum. Ages 4 to 8.


Children of the World: How We Live, Learn, and Play in Poems, Drawings, and Photographs by Anthony Asael and Stephanie Rabemiafara (Sept., $29.95; ISBN 978-0-7893-2267-8). Children from 192 countries introduce their homelands in words and pictures. All ages.

Please Read (if at all possible): The Girl Project by Kate Engelbrecht (Aug., paper; $24.95; ISBN 978-0-7893-2260-9) examines female adolescence through the eyes of teenage girls. Ages 12-up.


Lesson of the White Eagle by Barbara Hay, illus. by Peter Hay (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-937054-00-7). After a boy witnesses a hate crime, an eagle invades his dreams and makes him question what he thought he knew about Indians and friendship. Ages 12 to 18.

Stealing Kevin’s Heart by M. Scott Carter (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-937054-05-2). A scarred beauty and a group of misfits help Alex recover after his best friend dies. Ages 12 to 18.


(Perseus, dist.)

Monkey Counts (Aug., $11.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4195-2); and Penguin Colors (Aug., $11.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4196-9) by Smartlink Books are pop-up concept books. Ages 1 to 4.

Pop-Up Creatures: Eye to Eye (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0762-4413-41); and Pop-Up Creatures: Feathers to Fur (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4135-8) by Frans Lanting and Jennifer Barry are animal match-up books featuring rhyming riddles. Ages 3 to 6.

The Dictionary of Ordinary Extraordinary Animals by Leslie Jonath and Lisa McGuinness (Sept., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4063-4) takes an alphabetical look at animals. Ages 4 to 8.

Moonlight Animals by Elizabeth Golding, illus. by Ali Lodge (Aug., $12.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4316-1). A magic flashlight reveals animals in the forest after dark. Ages 4 to 8.

You Are My Work of Art by Sue DiCicco (Aug., paper; $11.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4197-6). Works of art under die-cut flaps show what makes each of us a unique work of art. Ages 4 to 8.

A Charlie Brown Christmas: With Sound and Music by Charles M. Schulz (Sept., $22.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4005-4) is an interactive version of this story. Ages 4 to 8.

Starry Night, Hold Me Tight by Jean Sagendorph Jean, illus. by Kim Siebold (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4066-5). Momma Bear teaches Baby Bear important lessons. Ages 4 to 8.

How Machines Work: The Interactive Guide to Simple Machines and Mechanisms by Chris Oxlade, illus. by Allan Sanders (Oct., $19.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4315-4) is a kit for building 12 machines. Ages 6-up.

Lost Souls: Nameless Days by Jordan Weisman and Mel Odom (Sept., paper; $10.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-3766-5) concludes a series based on the end of the 2012 Mayan Calendar. Ages 8 to 12.

Steampunk: Poe, illus. by Zdenko Basic and Manuel Sumberac (Sept., $18.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4192-1) features stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe with steampunk-style illustrations. Ages 12-up.

Blood on the Moon by Jennifer Knight (Aug., paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-4117-4). A teen finds herself at the center of a battle between werewolves and vampires. Ages 13-up.


Rebel in a Dress launches with Adventurers (Oct., paper; $10.95; ISBN 978-0-7624-3696-5); and Cowgirls(Oct., paper; $10.95; ISBN 978-0762436958) by Sylvia Branzei, illus. by Melissa Sweet, ages 8 to 12.


Bunny Rabbit in the Sunlight by Caspar Babypants, illus. by Kate Endle (Sept., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-57061-749-2) reveals animals in different lights. Up to age 5.

Wheedle and the Noodle by Stephen Cosgrove, illus. by Robin James (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-57061-730-0). Sleeping atop Seattle’s Space Needle, Wheedle is awoken by a persistent meowing. Ages 3 to 6.

My Woodland Wish by Caspar Babypants, illus. by Kate Endle (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-57061-748-5) spotlights a girl’s fascination with animals. Ages 3-up.

Oregon Trail: The Road to Destiny by Frank Young, illus. by David Lasky (Aug., paper; $14.95; ISBN 978-1-57061-649-5) offers a graphic narrative of one family’s journey on the Oregon Trail. Ages 9-up.


Larry Gets Lost issues Larry Gets Lost in Alaska by Michael Mullin, illus. by John Skewes (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-57061-728-7), ages 3 to 6.



I See the Sun adds I See the Sun in Afghanistan by Dedie King, trans. by Mohd Vahidi, illus. by Judith Inglese (July, paper; $12.95; ISBN 978-0-9818720-8-7); and I See the Sun in Russia by King, trans. by Irina Ossipova, illus. by Inglese, ages 5-up.


Bones by Lois Metzger (July, paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-15891-6) compiles ghost stories by R.L. Stine, Richard Peck, Margaret Mahy, Todd Strasser, and others. Ages 8 to 12.

The Yearbook for Girls (July, paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0-545-37356-2) is a fill-in book to record craziest dreams, best memories, creative ideas, etc. Ages 8 to 12.

Ripley’s Special Edition 2012 (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-32975-0) collects facts, stories, and oddities. Ages 8 to 12.


Dragon Readers by Becky Matheson presents Dragon’s Leaf Collection (July, paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-20058-5), ages 3 to 5; and Dragon’s Sledding Adventure (Dec., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-20059-2), ages 4 to 8. Lego City issues Fight This Fire! by Michael Anthony Steele (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31759-7); Trucks Around the City (Sept., $7.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35629-9); 3, 2, 1, Liftoff! (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33167-8); and All Hands on Deck! (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33166-1), ages 3 to 5. Chuggington releases Brewster’s Little Helper by Michael Anthony Steele (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31758-0); Chug-of-War! (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33889-9); and Snowstruck Wilson (Sept., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33887-5), ages 3 to 5. Scooby-Doo is back in Scooby-Doo Mystery Incorporated (July, paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31681-1), ages 4 to 8. Scooby-Doo Comic Readers offers A Haunted Halloween (July, paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-36864-3); and A Merry Scary Christmas (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-36865-0), ages 4 to 8. Lalaloopsy introduces Meet the Lalaloopsy Girls (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-37997-7); Party Time! (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-37998-4); and Welcome to Lalaloopsy Land (Sept., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-37999-1), ages 4 to 8.

Pokémon offers Pokémon Fall 2011 Reader (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34169-1), ages 4 to 8. Power Rangers Samurai star in Meet the Rangers (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-39009-5), ages 4 to 8. Dolphin Tales introducesA Tale of True Friendship (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34841-6), ages 4 to 8; and The Junior Novel (Aug., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34842-3), ages 7 to 10. Barbie adds Barbie: A Perfect Christmas by Nicole Corse (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33312-2); and Barbie: Princess Charm School by Gabrielle Reyes (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33311-5), ages 7 to 10. Lego Ninjago presents Collector’s Sticker Book (Sept., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35630-5); Kai: Ninja of Fire (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34827-0); Official Guide (Sept., $7.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34829-4); and Zane: Ninja of Ice (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34828-7), ages 7 to 10. Geronimo Stilton gains Special Edition: The Amazing Voyage by Geronimo Stilton (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-0-545-30771-0), ages 7 to 10. NFL welcomes 2011 Reader by Tim Polzer (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34639-9); and AFC/NFC Flip Book 2011 by Jim Gigliotti (Sept., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34637-5), ages 7 to 10. Star Wars introduces The Complete Saga (Sept., paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35631-2); and Darth Vader: A 3-D Reconstruction Log (Oct., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31215-8), ages 8 to 12.

Lego Star Wars adds Anakin: Space Pilot (3D) (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-30440-5); and Darth Maul’s Mission (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-30441-2), ages 5 to 8. The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers debuts with The Medusa Plot by Gordon Korman (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29839-1), ages 8 to 12. Big Time Rush presents Big Time Audition (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35845-3), ages 7 to 10; and Big Time Rush Poster Book (Sept., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35846-0), ages 8 to 12. And Dear America continues with I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly by Joyce Hansen (July, $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-26686-); I Walk in Dread by Lisa Rowe Fraustino (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31165-6); and With the Might of Angels by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29705-9), ages 8 to 12.


You Are My Cupcake by Joyce Wan (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-30741-3) is a board book filled with terms of endearment. Up to age 3.

We Belong Together by Joyce Wan (Sept., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-307-406). This board book shows how some things are just better together. Up to age 3.

Adorable You! by Mae Brown, illus. by Randy Cecil (Sept., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34666-5) is a board book with mirrors. Up to age 3.

I Am Small by Emma Dodd (Sept., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35370-0) introduces a young penguin. Up to age 3.

’Cause I Love You by Jan Carr, illus. by Daniel Howarth (Dec., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-439-87278-2) is a padded board book. Up to age 3.

Spooky Boo! A Halloween Adventure by Lily Karr, illus. by Kyle Poling (July, $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29867-4) features mirrors, textures, and flaps. Ages 2 to 4.

A Little Hand Can Blow a Kiss by Joan Holub, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church (Sept., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34968-0) shows many things a little hand can do. Ages 2 to 4.

The Leaves on the Trees by Thom Wiley, illus. by Andrew Day (July, paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31290-5) is an autumn-themed tale. Ages 3 to 5.

Give Thanks for Each Day by Steve Metzger, illus. by Robert McPhillips (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34967-3) is a story about giving thanks. Ages 3 to 5.

Pretty Princess presentsA Vanity Table Book by Lily Karr, illus. by Erica-Jane Waters (Sept., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34651-1). Shaped like a miniature vanity table, this novelty book includes a mirror, faux lights and punch out foam jewelry and make-up pieces. Ages 3 to 5.

Eddie Gets Ready for School by David Milgrim (July, $8.99; ISBN 978-0-545-27329-9). Eddie prepares for school. Ages 4 to 8.

The Biggest Apple Ever by Steven Kroll, illus. by Jeni Bassett (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-24836-5) is a new tale starring Clayton and Desmond. Ages 4 to 8.

Skeleton Meets the Mummy by Steve Metzger, illus. by Aaron Zenz (Aug., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-23032-2) is a Halloween tale. Ages 4 to 8.

Who Will Be My Valentine This Year? by Jerry Pallotta, illus. by David Biedrzycki (Dec., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-23518-1) is a story about finding that special someone. Ages 4 to 8.


Little Scholastic issues Please and Thank You (July, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27092-2); Uh-Oh, I’m Sorry (July, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-30745-1); and Hey Diddle Diddle: A Hand-Puppet Board Book (Sept., $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-35113-3) by Jill Ackerman, illus. by Michelle Berg, up to age 3. Clifford stars in Clifford Cares by Norman Bridwell (Sept., $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-26836-3), up to age 3; Bridwell’s Clifford Loves His Friends: Sticker Storybook (Dec., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-35474-5), ages 3 to 5; and Clifford’s Big Dictionary (July, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-21772-9), ages 4 to 8. How Do Dinosaurs... adds How Do Dinosaurs Go Up and Down by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague (July, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27942-0), ages 2 to 4. I Spy offers I Spy Little Toys by Jean Marzollo, illus. by Walter Wick (Sept., $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-22096-5), ages 3 to 5. And Scholastic Readers Pre-Level 1 introduces Gus Makes a Friend by Frank Remkiewicz (Nov., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-24470-1), ages 3 to 5.

Joining Scholastic Readers Level 1 are Gus Gets Scared by Frank Remkiewicz (July, paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-24471-8), ages 4 to 6; I Spy an Apple by Jean Marzollo, illus. by Walter Wick (July, paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-22095-8), ages 4-up; Clifford and the Dinosaurs by Norman Bridwell (Sept., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-23143-5), ages 4 to 7; and I Spy Thanksgiving by Marzollo, illus. by Wick (Sept., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-22094-1), ages 4 to 8; Bridwell’s Clifford’s Best Friend (Oct., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-22324-9); Hippo & Rabbit in Brave Like Me by Jeff Mack (Nov., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-28360-1), ages 4 to 7; and Noodles: I Hate Bullies! by Hans Wilhelm (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-439-70139-6); and Silly Milly and the Mysterious Suitcase by Wendy Cheyette Lewison, illus. by Nadine Bernard Westcott (Sept., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-34969-7), ages 4 to 8.

Scholastic Readers Level 2 adds Inside a House That Is Haunted by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Tedd Arnold (July, paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-28734-0), ages 4 to 7. Can You See What I See? gains Toyland Express by Walter Wick (Oct., $13.99, ISBN 978-0-545-24483-1), ages 4 to 8. Fly Guy returns in Fly Guy vs. the Flyswatter! by Tedd Arnold (Aug., $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-31286-8), ages 4 to 8. And Scholastic Reader Level 3 releases Pony Mysteries: The Clue in the Clubhouse by Jeanne Betancourt, illus. by Kellee Riley (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-11507-0), ages 6 to 9.


Oh, David!: A Pocket Library by David Shannon (Sept., $9.99; ISBN 978-0-545-37777-5) presents board books about David in a pocket-sized gift box. All ages. Series

How Do Dinosaurs... continues with How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday? by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague (Sept., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-15353-9), ages 3 to 5.


Frangoline and the Midnight Dream by Clemency Pearce, illus. by Rebecca Elliott (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31426-8) reveals a girl’s midnight exploits. Ages 3 to 5.

The Spaghetti Detectives by Andreas Steinhofel (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-28975-7). Two new friends solve a mystery. Ages 8 to 12.

Cat Found by Ingrid Lee (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31770-2) is a tale about the importance of caring for strays. Ages 8 to 12.

Ravenwood by Andrew Fusek Peters (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-30550-1). Who holds the seeds to save a sky-high world? Ages 10 to 14.

Six Days by Philip Webb (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31767-2) tells of a race against time to save lost treasure. Ages 10 to 14.

Flyaway by Lucy Christopher (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31771-9). After Isla’s father falls ill, she finds strength in a new friendship and in her love of birds. Ages 10 to 14.

Pretty Bad Things by C.J. Skuse (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-28973-3) recounts a road trip to Las Vegas. Ages 12-up.

iBoy by Kevin Brooks (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31768-9). Pieces of a shattered iPhone become embedded in a teen’s brain. Ages 14-up.


Wolven continues with The Twilight Circus by Di Toft (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29492-8), ages 8 to 12.


My Rhinoceros by Jon Agee (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-0-545-29441-6). What can a pet rhino do? Ages 4 to 8.

Mouse & Lion by Rand Burkert, illus. by Nancy Ekholm Burkert (Oct., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-545-10147-9) is a new rendition of this fable. Ages 4 to 8.

Seriously, Norman! by Chris Raschka (Oct., $17.95; ISBN 978-0-545-29877-3) is a novel about a boy, his quirky tutor, and the rescue of his kidnapped father. Ages 10 to 14.


Titles in Spanish

El libro fantastico by Leonid Gore (July, $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31438-1); and Como dicen feliz cumpleanos los dinosaurios? by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague (Sept., $6.99; ISBN 978-0545346429), ages 3 to 5.

Paperback Series in Spanish

Chuggington offers Campeonato de trenes (July, paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31433-6), ages 3 to 5. Lector De Scholastic (Scholastic Readers) adds Clifford va al doctor by Norman Bridwell (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34118-9), ages 4 to 7. Clifford presents El Gran Diccionario (July, $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31434-3), ages 4 to 8. Lego City gains A construir la ciudad! (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0545344647), ages 4 to 8. Eric & Julieta releases En el museo by Isabel Munoz, illus. by Gustavo Mazali (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34512-5), ages 4 to 8. And Escalofríos HorrorLandia (Goosebumps HorrorLand) offers Quien es tu momia? by R.L. Stine (July, paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31437-4), ages 8 to 12.


Bad Island by Doug Tennapel (Aug., $24.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31479-4; paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31480-0). A family must survive as castaways. Ages 10 to 14.


The Pilot & Huxley issues The Next Adventure by Dan McGuiness (Sept., paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0-545-26845-5), ages 7 to 10. Knights of the Lunch Table gains The Battling Bands by Frank Cammuso (Aug., paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-439-90318-9), ages 8 to 12. Joining Amulet is The Last Council by Kazu Kibuishi (Sept., paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-545-20887-1), ages 8 to 12. And The Good Neighbors continues with Kind by Holly Black, illus. by Ted Naifeh (Oct., paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-0-439-85567-9), ages 12-up.


The Pet Shop Revolution by Ana Juan (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-12810-0). Led by Mina, animals plot an escape from a pet store. Ages 4 to 8.

Sidekicks by Dan Santat (July, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-439-29811-7; paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-0-439-29819-3) is a graphic novel starring superhero pets. Ages 8 to 12.

Big Wig by Kathleen Krull, illus. by Peter Malone (Aug., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-439-67640-3) compiles facts and lore about hair. Ages 8 to 12.

The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills by Joanna Pearson (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-19773-1). Janice, an aspiring anthropologist, decides to participate in the annual Miss Livermush pageant. Ages 12-up.

Cleopatra’s Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter (Aug., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-545-22130-6) offers a story about Cleopatra’s daughter. Ages 12-up.

Underdogs by Markus Zusak (Sept., $11.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35442-4) collects three early novels by the author: The Underdog, Fighting Ruben Wolfe, and Getting the Girl. Ages 12-up.

Liar’s Moon by Elizabeth C. Bunce (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-13608-2) Prisons, poisons, and passions combine in this fantasy noir. Ages 12-up.


Scary Science: 24 Creepy Experiments by Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone, illus. by Ashley Spires (Aug., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-32406-9) rounds up experiments that are spooky and funny. Ages 8 to 12.


My First Biography welcomes Benjamin Franklin by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Anthony Lewis (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-23256-2), ages 4 to 8. Scholastic Reader Level 2 offers Skeletons by Lily Wood (Aug., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33148-7); Ugly Animals by Gilda Berger and Melvin Berger (Sept., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34663-4); and Animal Disguises by Emma Ryan (Nov., paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31763-4), ages 6 to 8.


Farmy Farm by Chris Raschka (Sept., $8.99; ISBN 978-0-545-21981-5) is a touch-and-feel book about animals. Ages 2 to 4.

Tom Thumb by Eric Carle (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-27009-0) compiles tales by the Brothers Grimm. Ages 3 to 5.

The Kiss Box by Bonnie Verburg, illus. by Henry Cole (Dec., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-11284-0) is a story about separation and love. Ages 3 to 5.

Not Inside This House! by Kevin Lewis, illus. by David Ercolini (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-439-43981-7) introduces a curious boy who loves to explore. Ages 3 to 8.

Detective Blue by Steve Metzger, illus. by Tedd Arnold (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-17286-8). When Miss Muffet goes missing, Detective Blue is on the case. Ages 4 to 8.

Pirates Go to School by Corinne Demas, illus. by John Manders (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-20629-7) reveals what pirates do when they go to school. Ages 4 to 8.


Max Spaniel returns in Best in Show by David Catrow (Sept., $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-12277-1), ages 4 to 8. And Children of the Lamp concludes with The Grave Robbers of Genghis Khan by P.B. Kerr (Nov., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-545-12660-1), ages 8 to 12.


Shark-a-Phobia by Grace Norwich (Aug., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31782-5). What are you not supposed to be afraid of? Ages 7 to 10.

The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue, illus. by Kyla May (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-28261-1). Will a bad dog behave, or be banished for good? Ages 7 to 10.

I Grew Up to Be President by Laurie Calkhoven, illus. by Rebecca Zomchek (Dec., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33152-4) offers an introduction to U.S. Presidents. Ages 7 to 10.

Every Day on Earth by Steve Murrie and Matthew Murrie, illus. by Tom Bloom (Aug., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29706-6) shows what can happen around the world in just one day. Ages 8 to 12.

100 Scariest Things on the Planet by Anna Claybourne (Sept., paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0-545-37444-6) spotlights scary things. Ages 8 to 12.

Phobiapedia by Joel Levy (Oct., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-545-34929-1) discusses how everyone is afraid of something. Ages 8 to 12.

Scholastic Book of World Records 2012 by Jenifer Corr Morse (Nov., paper; $10.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33149-4) tracks recent record-setting events. Ages 8 to 12.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2012 by James Buckley Jr. (Dec., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33150-0) is an almanac highlighting sports stats and stars. Ages 8 to 12.


Scholastic Reader Level 1 addsOcean Life by Brenda Z. Guiberson (Aug., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27336-7), ages 4 to 7. Ready, Freddy! gains A Very Crazy Christmas (Sept., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-29497-3); and Shark Attack! (Nov., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-29500-0), ages 4 to 8. Scholastic Reader Level 3 introduces Odd Animal Helpers by Gabrielle Reyes (Oct., paper; $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-33147-0), ages 7 to 9. Beast Quest releases Amulet of Avantia: Equinus the Spirit Horse (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27211-7); and Amulet of Avantia: Rashouk the Cave Troll (Oct., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27093-9) by Adam Blade, ages 7 to 10. Geronimo Stilton offers The Haunted Castle by Geronimo Stilton (July, paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-10374-9); Special Edition: Thea Stilton: Big Trouble in the Big Apple by Thea Stilton (Sept., paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-22775-9); Geronimo Stilton Run for the Hills, Geronimo! by Geronimo Stilton (Oct., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-33132-6); and Geronimo Stilton Special Edition: Thea Stilton and the Ice Treasure by Thea Stilton (Dec., paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-33134-0), ages 7 to 10. Oggie Cooder returns in Oggie Cooder, Party Animal by Sarah Weeks (July, paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-439-92796-3), ages 7 to 10. And Jack Gets a Clue by Nancy Krulik releases The Case of the Beagle Burglar (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-26654-3); The Case of the Tortoise in Trouble (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-26655-0); and The Case of the Green Guinea Pig (Oct., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-26656-7), illus. by Gary Lacoste, ages 7 to 10.

Night Fairies by Daisy Meadows adds seven titles, including Anna the Moonbeam Fairy (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27049-6); Ava The Sunset Fairy (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27044-1); Lexi the Firefly Fairy (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27045-8); and Nia the Night Owl Fairy (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27048-9), ages 7 to 10. Sophie stars in Sophie the Daredevil (July, paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-26484-6); and Sophie the Sweetheart (Nov., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-33074-9) by Lara Bergen, illus. by Laura Tallardy, ages 7 to 10. Joining The Puppy Place by Ellen Miles are Bella (Aug., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-25396-3); and Moose (Nov., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-25397-0), ages 7 to 10. Creepella Von Cacklefur by Geronimo Stilton launches with The Thirteen Ghosts (Aug., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-30742-0); and Meet Me in Horrorwood (Aug., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-30743-7), ages 7 to 10. Pokemon adds Black & White Handbook (Aug., paper; $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-31652-1), ages 7 to 10. And I Survived presents I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 by Lauren Tarshis (Sept., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-20698-3), ages 7 to 10.

Rainbow Magic offers Destiny the Rock Star Fairy by Daisy Meadows (Sept., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27056-4), ages 7 to 10. Scholastic True or False presents Amphibians by Melvin Berger and Gilda Berger (Nov., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-20207-7), ages 7 to 10. Kitty Corner welcomes Duchess by Ellen Miles (Nov., paper; $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-27574-3), ages 7 to 10. Goosebumps: Hall of Horrors by R.L. Stine presents The Five Masks of Dr. Screem Special Edition (July, paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0545289368); and Why I Quit Zombie School (Oct., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-28932-0), ages 8 to 12. B Magical by Lexi Connor offers The Cat-Astrophe (July, paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-26553-9); and The Chocolate Meltdown (Oct., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0545117401), ages 8 to 12. Animorphs by K.A. Applegate greets The Encounter (July, paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-29153-8); The Message (Sept., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-29156-9); and The Predator (Dec., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-29157-6), ages 8 to 12. And Titanic by Gordon Korman continues with Collision Course (Aug., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-12332-7); and S.O.S. (Sept., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-12333-4), ages 8 to 12.

Poison Apple introduces Curiosity Killed the Cat by Sierra Harimann (Aug., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-32486-1); and At First Bite by Ruth Ames (Nov., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-32487-8), ages 8 to 12. Joining Petal Pushers is Coming Up Roses by Catherine R. Daly (Sept., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-21453-7), ages 8 to 12. Children of the Lamp adds The Five Fakirs of Faizabad by P.B. Kerr (Oct., paper; $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-12659-5), ages 8 to 12. The Baby-Sitters Club issues Boy-Crazy Stacey by Ann M. Martin (Oct., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-32817-3), ages 8 to 12. R.L. Stine’s Classic Goosebumps welcomes Stay Out of the Basement by R.L. Stine (Nov., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-29838-4); and Vampire Breath (Aug., paper; $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-29837-7), ages 8 to 12. Tomorrow Girls by Eva Gray adds Run For Cover (July, paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0545-31702-3); With the Enemy (Sept., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-31703-0); and Set Me Free (Nov., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-31704-7), ages 10 to 14. And Profiles presents World War II by Aaron Rosenberg (Aug., paper; $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-31655-2), ages 10 to 14.


Dark Souls: A Novel by Paula Morris (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-25132-7) is a tale of ghosts, mystery, and love. Ages 12-up.


Top 8 offers Unfriended by Katie Finn (July, paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0-545-21128-4), ages 12-up.


Razzle-Dazzle Ruby by Masha D’yans (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-22500-7). A regular day becomes a magical adventure. All ages.

Bailey by Harry Bliss (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-23344-6). A dog’s antics surprise his human classmates. Ages 3 to 5.

Happy Birthday Hamster by Cynthia Lord, illus. by Derek Anderson (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-25522-6). Hamster and Dog celebrate Hamster’s birthday. Ages 3 to 5.

Oh, What a Christmas! by Michael Garland (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-24210-3) recounts Santa’s wild ride. Ages 4 to 8.

Fearless by Elvira Woodruff (Aug., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-439-67704-2) relays the adventure of a boy, a famous daredevil, and a monster storm. Ages 8 to 12.

Floors by Patrick Carman (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-25519-6). A handyman’s son explores the mysteries of an odd hotel. Ages 8 to 12.

Pie by Sarah Weeks (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-27011-3) is a novel about family, friendship, and pie. Ages 8 to 12.

Circle of Secrets by Kimberley Griffiths Little (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-16561-7) is a tale of family and the power of faith. Ages 8 to 12.

Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-27424-1). Can the king’s children expose a traitor before he destroys the kingdom? Ages 8 to 12.

13 Gifts by Wendy Mass (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-31003-1) tells of a magical birthday. Ages 8-up.

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Sept., $29.99; ISBN 978-0-545-02789-2) presents the stories—one in words, one in pictures—of two children living 50 years apart. Ages 9-12.

The Hugo Movie Companion by Brian Selznick (Oct., $19.99; ISBN 978-0-545-33155-5) ties into the film adaptation of The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Ages 9-up.

My Big Mouth: 10 Songs I Wrote That Almost Got Me Killed by Peter Hannan (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-16210-4) is an illustrated novel. Ages 10 to 14.

Stir It Up: A Novel by Ramin Ganeshram (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-16582-2). A Trinidadian-American girl’s family challenges her dream. Ages 10 to 14.

Sound Bender by Lin Oliver and Theo Baker (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0545196925) is a supernatural adventure that spans the world. Ages 10 to 14.

From Willa, With Love by Coleen Murtagh Paratore (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-09405-4). Willa has a surprising summer. Ages 12-up.

Drawing from Memory by Allen Say (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-17686-6). This graphic novel chronicles Say’s journey as an artist during WWII. Ages 12-up.

The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29014-2). In an America devastated by war and plague, the only way to survive is to keep moving. Ages 12-up.

First Day on Earth by Cecil Castellucci (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-0608-20) is a novel about being an alien in an equally alien world. Age 12-up.

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo (Nov., paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-40335-1) ties into this film. Ages 12-up.

Want to Go Private? by Sarah Littman (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-15146-7). A teen is drawn into a dangerous online relationship. Ages 14-up.

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-22490-1). Participants in a dangerous race across a cliff have more than their lives at stake. Ages 14-up.


The Deadlies releases Spiders on the Case by Kathryn Lasky (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-0-545-11682-4), ages 7 to 10. I Survived gains I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 by Lauren Tarshis (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-20691-4), ages 7 to 10. The Mysterious Four adds Clocks and Robbers by Dan Poblocki (Aug., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29981-7), ages 8 to 12. Dark Life presents Rip Tide by Kat Falls (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-17843-3), ages 8 to 12. The Mysterious Four gains Monsters and Mischief by Dan Poblocki (Sept., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29982-4), ages 8 to 12. Storm Runners issues The Surge by Roland Smith (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-0545081795), ages 8 to 12. Vietnam debuts with I Pledge Allegiance by Chris Lynch (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-27029-8), ages 8 to 12. The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers continues with Book 2 by Jude Watson (Dec., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29840-7), ages 8 to 12. Wolves of the Beyond introduces Frost Wolf (Dec., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-09316-3); and Shadow Wolf by Kathryn Lasky (Nov., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-545-09313-2), ages 8 to 12. Cruisers issues Checkmate by Walter Dean Myers (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-439-91627-1), ages 10 to 14. Frontier Magic offers Across the Great Barrier by Patricia C. Wrede (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-545-03343-5), ages 12-up. Joining Fever Crumb is A Web of Air by Philip Reeve (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-22216-7), ages 12-up. And Wolves of Mercy Falls concludes with Forever by Maggie Stiefvater (July, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-25908-8), ages 14-up.


Bronxwood by Coe Booth (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-439-92534-1) is a sequel to Tyrell. Ages 14-up.


3-D Thrillers adds Bugs and the World’s Creepiest Microbugs by Publishing Arcturus, illus. by Paul Harrison (Sept., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0-545-28178-2), ages 7 to 10.

Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska’s WWII Invasion by Samantha Seiple (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-545-29654-0) chronicles the Japanese invasion of Alaska during this war. Ages 10 to 14

Scholastic Guide to Grammar by Marvin Terban (Aug., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-545-35669-5) is a grammar reference. Ages 8 to 12.



Rookie Ready to Learn issues Always Be Safe by Kathy Schulz, illus. by Katherine Potter (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26825-4); Animal Babies by Bobbie Hamsa, illus. by Tom Dunnington (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26800-1); Field Day by Melanie Davis Jones, illus. by Albert Molnar (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26826-1); Going to the Beach by Jo S. Kittinger, illus. by Shari Warren (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26801-8); Joshua James Likes Trucks by Catherine Petrie, illus. by Joel Snyder (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26827-8); Pumpkin Fever by Charnan Simon, illus. by Jan Bryan-Hunt (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26803-2); Rosa Loves to Read by Diane Zuhone Shore, illus. by Larry Day (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26828-5); Snow Joe by Carol Greene, illus. by Paul Sharp (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26804-9); Out the Door by Catherine Matthias, illus. by Eileen Mueller Neill (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26802-5); and Work and Play by Sydnie Meltzer Kleinhenz, illus. by Mick Reasor (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26829-2), up to age 6.

Ready to Learn Español releases Un Circulo En El Cielo (A Circle in the Sky) by Zachary Wilson, illus. by JoAnn Adinolfi (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26791-2); Un Diente Est Flojo (A Tooth Is Loose) by Lisa Trumbauer, illus. by Steve Gray (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26785-1); Daniel El Descort’s (Rude Ralph) by Justine Fontes, illus. by Charles Jordan (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26790-5); Demasiados Globos (Too Many Balloons) by Catherine Matthias, illus. by Gene Sharp (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26792-9); En Mi Patio (In My Backyard) by Don L Curry, illus. by Erin O’Leary Brown (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26784-4); La Mariquita Lara (Lara Ladybug) by Christine Florie, illus. by Danny Brooks Dalby (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26783-7); Me Fascinan Los Rboles (I Love Trees) by Cari Meister, illus. by Terry Sirrell (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26786-8); Muchas Veces Yo (So Many Me’s) by Barbara J Neasi, illus. by Ana Ochoa (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26789-9); Necesito Una Ayudita (I Need a Little Help) by Kathy Schulz, illus. by Ann Iosa (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26782-0); Pablo El Lanzador (Paul the Pitcher) by Paul Sharp (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26781-3); Puedo Hacer de Todo (I Can Do It All) by Mary E Pearson, illus. by Jeff Shelly (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26787-5); and Zas! (Splat!) by Mary Margaret Perez-Mercado, illus. by Richard L. Torrey (Sept., paper; $5.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26788-2), ages 5 to 7.

True Books: American History issues Abraham Lincoln by Peter Benoit (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26621-2); The Connecticut Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26600-7); The Delaware Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26601-4); The Georgia Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26602-1); The Maryland Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26603-8); The Massachusetts Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26604-5); The New Hampshire Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26605-2); The New Jersey Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26606-9); The North Carolina Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26608-3); The South Carolina Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26611-3); and The Virginia Colony (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26612-0), all by Kevin Cunningham; Slavery in America by Jean F. Blashfield (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26624-3); and Hurricane Katrina (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26626-7); September 11, 2001: Then and Now (Sept., $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26629-8); The Haitian Earthquake of 2010 (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26625-0); The Civil War (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26622-9); The Confederate States of America (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26623-6); and Nuclear Meltdowns (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26627-4), all by Peter Benoit, ages 8-10.

Joining True Books: Physical Science are Experiments with Electricity (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26644-1); and Experiments with Motion (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26646-5) by Susan Heinrichs Gray; Experiments with Magnets by Dale Marie Bryan (Sept., $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26645-8); Experiments with Plants (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26647-2); and Experiments with Solids, Liquids, and Gases (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26649-6) by Christine Taylor-Butler; Experiments with Rocks and Minerals by Carol Hand (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26648-9); Electricity (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26581-9); Energy (Sept., $6.95; paper, ISBN 978-0-531-26582-6); Friction (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26583-3); Gravity (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26584-0); and The Elements (Sept., $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26585-7), all by Matt Mullins; and Simple Machines by Dana Meachen Rau (Sept., paper; $6.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26586-4), ages 8-10.

Cornerstones of Freedom presents Abraham Lincoln by Peter Benoit (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26550-5); The French and Indian War by Andrew Santella (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26558-1); The Declaration of Independence by Melissa McDaniel (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26555-0); The U.S. Constitution by Michael Burgan (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26567-3); Ellis Island by McDaniel (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26556-7); Gettysburg by Josh Gregory (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26559-8); The Emancipation Proclamation by G. S. Prentzas (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26557-4); The Industrial Revolution by McDaniel (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26562-8); The Surrender at Appomattox by Benoit (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26566-6); The Civil Rights Movement by Jennifer Zeiger (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26554-3); America’s Struggle with Terrorism by Mark Friedman (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26551-2); Homeland Security by Robin S. Doak (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26561-1); September 11, 2001: We Will Never Forget by Benoit (Oct., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26565-9); The Great Recession by Ann Heinrichs (Sept., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26560-4); The Branches of U.S. Government by Michael Burgan (Oct., paper; $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26553-6); and The Revolutionary War by Josh Gregory (Sept., $8.95, ISBN 978-0-531-26564-2), ages 9-up.


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Dear Baobab by Cheryl Foggo, illus. by Qin Leng (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-1-897187-91-3). An orphaned African boy living with relatives in North America struggles with homesickness. Ages 5 to 8.

Morning Star by Judith Plaxton (Sept., paper; $10.95; ISBN 978-1-897187-97-5) tells of a runaway slave escaping to freedom and a contemporary girl in a town that was a terminus for the Underground Railroad. Ages 10 to 14.

Fostergirls by Liane Shaw (Aug., paper; $11.95; ISBN 978-1-897187-90-6). A foster child finds somewhere to belong after a traumatic event. Ages 13-up.


The Lunch Bunch offers Bernadette in the Doghouse by Susan Glickman (Oct., paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-1-897187-92-0), ages 7 to 9. The Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers releases To Hope and Back: The Journey of the St. Louis by Kathy Kacer (Sept., paper; $14.95; ISBN 978-1-897187-96-8), ages 9 to 13. And The Kids’ Power Series gains Shannen and the Dream for a School by Janet Wilson (Oct., paper; $14.95; ISBN 978-1-926920-30-6), ages 9 to 14.


Songs from the Baobab: African Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes by Chantal Grosleziat and Paul Mindy, illus. by Elodie Nouhen (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-2-923163-79-6) offers a picture book and CD featuring lullabies and rhymes from Central and West Africa. Ages 3 to 5.

Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important by Stephane Jorisch (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-2-923163-74-1) compiles rock, country, blues, folk, and pop songs. Ages 5 to 7.


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Rock Your Style by Laura Torres (Sept., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-278-6) rounds up craft projects. Ages 7-up.


Book and Stacking Boxes adds Animal Parade by Alison Jay (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-258-8); and Teddy Time by David Ellwand (Sept., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-259-5), ages 2-up. New Snuggle Puppets by Emma Goldhawk, illus. by Jonathan Lambert, are Playtime Puppy (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-246-5); and Tickle Teddy (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-245-8), ages 2-up. Teddy Bear Sing-Alongs offers Jingle Bells by David Ellwand (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-322-6); and Ellwand’s Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-321-9), ages 2-up. Sam Lloyd’s Puppet Pop Ups presents Calm Down, Boris! (Aug., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-189-5); Hello, Dudley! (Aug., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-275-5); Turn It Up, Doris! (Aug., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-274-8); Wendy the Wide-Mouthed Frog (Aug., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-190-1); and You’re Not So Scary, Sid! (Aug., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-188-8), ages 2-up. And Maurice Pledger’s Pledger Sticker Books gains Animal World (Aug., paper; $10.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-167-3); and Ocean World (Aug., paper; $10.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-169-7), ages 3-up.

New Fun Facts Puzzles byMattia Cerato are The Solar System by (Oct., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-295-3); and U.S.A. (Oct., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-297-7), ages 4-up. Sounds of the Past continues with Knights: 3-D Scenes with Sounds by Clint Twist, illus. by Nicki Palin (Sept., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-196-3); and Pirates: 3-D Scenes with Sounds by Rod Green, illus. by Steve Read (Nov., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-197-0), ages 5-up. Pledger Sounds releases Sounds of the Wild: Bugs by Maurice Pledger, (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-242-7), ages 5-up. Viewfinder introduces Oceans by Barbara Taylor (Sept., $19.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-254-0), ages 7-up. Joining Amazing Vehicles is Incredible Cars by Gaby Goldsack (Nov., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-241-0), ages 7-up. Science Lab issues Optical Illusions Lab by John Birdsall (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-175-8); and Science Lab by Jon Kirkwood (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-607-10176-5), ages 8-up. Paper Projects adds Papermania! by Lucie Parker and Marisa Kwek (Nov., paper; $16.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-294-6), ages 8-up. And Uncover Books offers Uncover a Cat by Paul Beck (Nov., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-60710-205-2), ages 8-up.


The Eric Carle Classics by Eric Carle (Oct., $19.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3988-7) is a bind-up edition of three of Carle’s picture books. Ages 2 to 5.

The Hanukkah Hop! by Erica Silverman, illus. by Steven D’Amico (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0604-9) celebrates the Festival of Lights. Ages 3 to 6.

Utterly Otterly Night by Mary Casanova, illus. by Ard Hoyt (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7562-5). What will Little Otter do when the sun sets? Ages 3 to 6.

Home-Field Advantage by Justin Tuck, illus. by Leonardo Rodriguez (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0369-7). This pro football player shares a story from his childhood. Ages 4 to 8.

Lottie Paris Lives Here by Angela Johnson, illus. by Scott M. Fischer (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-689-87377-5) visits a spunky girl’s world. Ages 5 to 9.

Dust & Decay by Jonathan Maberry (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0235-5) is a sequel to Rot & Ruin. Ages 12-up.

Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2351-0). Teens struggle to survive in an apocalyptic world. Ages 12-up.

The Always War by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9526-5). A girl whose country has always been at war wonders if everything she believed to be true is a lie. Ages 12-up.

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2176-9). A teen doesn’t know what to think when everyone around her is dying. Ages 14-up.

Sacrifice by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz (Sept.,$17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0818-0). Shay finally knows the truth about herself—and it separates her from all she loves. Ages 14-up.


Spaceheadz continues with SPHDZ Book #3 by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Shane Prigmore (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7955-5), ages 7-10. Insiders adds Extreme Weather by H. Michael Mogil and Barbara G. Levine (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3274-1); Reptilesby Mark Hutchinson (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3276-5); Flight by Von Hardesty (Nov., $16.99 ISBN 978-1-4424-3277-2); and Polar Worlds by Rosalyn Wade (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3275-8), ages 8-12. The Hunter Chronicles debuts withReturn to Exile by E.J. Patten, illus. by John Rocco (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2032-8), ages 8-12. H.I.V.E. offersRogue by Mark Walden (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2187-5), ages 8 to 12. Brixton Brothers return inIt Happened on a Train by Mac Barnett, illus. by Adam Rex (Oct., $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7819-0), ages 8 to 12. The Mother Daughter Book Club addsHome for the Holidays by Heather Vogel Frederick (Oct., $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0685-8), ages 9 to 12. The Undertaken Trilogy by Ari Berk launches withDeath Watch (Nov., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9115-1), ages 12-up. Private by Kate Brian wraps up with Vengeance (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8473-3), ages 14-up. The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey ends with The Isle of Blood (Sept., $18.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8452-8), ages 14-up. Devoted by Hilary Duff is a new Elixir novel (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0855-5), ages 14-up. And Hush, Hush concludes with Silenceby Becca Fitzpatrick (Oct., $18.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2664-1), ages 14-up.


Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell (July, $14.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0350-5). A girl spends a fall day picking apples and pumpkins. Ages 3 to 6.

The Secret Spiral by Gillian Neimark (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8040-7). A 10-year-old girl must save the world. Ages 8 to 12.


The Hardy Boys return in The Bicycle Thief by Franklin W. Dixon (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9396-4), ages 6-9. Candy Fairies welcomes Gooey Goblins by Helen Perelmann (Aug., paper; $5; ISBN 978-1-4424-2213-1), ages 6-9. The Full Moon joins Faeries’ Promise by Kathleen Duey (Jull; $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8462-7), ages 7 to 10. Liberty Porter, First Daughter gains Cleared for Takeoff by Julia Devillers (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9130-4), ages 8 to 12. Bonfire Masquerade by Carolyn Keene and Franklin Dixon is a new Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys Super Mystery (July, paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0328-4), ages 8 to 12. Jack Blank Adventures continues with The Secret War by Matt Myklusch (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9564-7), ages 8 to 12. Fourth Grade Fairy adds Gnome Invasion by Eileen Cooke (Aug., paper $5.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9813-6), ages 8 to 12. And Goddess Girls welcomes Aphrodite the Diva by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams (Aug., paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2100-4).


Making a Friend by Alison McGhee, illus. by Marc Rosenthal (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8998-1) is a tale about a snowman and the power of friendship. All ages.

Red Sled by Lita Judge (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2007-6). When a sled is left outside one night, creatures have the ride of their lives. Ages 2 to 5.

One Moon, Two Cats by Laura Godwin, illus. by Yoko Tanaka (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-1202-6). Two cats have a nighttime adventure. Ages 2 to 6.

The Man in the Moon by William Joyce (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3041-9) launches the Guardians of Childhood series. Ages 4 to 8.

M.O.M (Mom Operating Manual) by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Laura Cornell (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-6150-5) is a guide to handling mothers. Ages 4 to 8.

I’m Here by Peter H. Reynolds (Aug., $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9649-1) introduces a child struggling to connect with his peers. Ages 4 to 8.

City of Orphans by Avi (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7102-3). A New York newsboy deals with a world of wealth and crime and the forces threatening new immigrants. Ages 5 to 8.

Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King by Laura Geringer, illus. by William Joyce (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3048-8) is the debut Guardians of Childhood chapter book. Ages 7 to 11.

Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Amy June Bates (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-2745-7). A family is brought back together with the help of special dogs. Ages 8 to 12.

Trapped by Marc Aronson (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-4025-8; paper; $5.99 ISBN 978-1-4169-1397-9) tells of the trapped Chilean miners and their rescue. Ages 10-up.

Witchlanders by Lena Coakley (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2004-5). Ryder must confront his beliefs about his people’s witchcraft as well as their longtime enemies. Ages 12-up.

Fix Me by Rune Michaels (Dec., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-5772-0) focuses on an abused orphan who escapes to the zoo. Ages 14-up.


Amelia Rules wraps up with The Meaning of Life... and Other Stuff by Jimmy Gownley (Sept., $19.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8613-3; paper; $10.99 ISBN 978-1-4169-8612-6), ages 7 to 12.


Good Night, World by Willa Perlman, illus. by Carolyn Fisher (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0197-6). Everything goes to sleep. Ages 2 to 5.

Say What? by Angela DiTerlizzi, illus. by Joey Chou (July, $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8694-2). What do baby animals’ sounds really mean? Ages 2 to 5.

Stars by Mary Lyn Ray, illus. by Marla Frazee (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2249-0) explores stars. Ages 2 to 6.

Ten Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin Jr., illus. by Lois Ehlert (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3385-4) reveals 10 caterpillars out and about in the wild world. Ages 2 to 6.

Is Everyone Ready for Fun? by Jan Thomas (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2364-0). Farm animals throw a party. Ages 3 to 5.

No Two Alike by Keith Baker (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-1742-7). A pair of curious birds explore how everything is unique. Ages 3 to 7.


Brownie & Pearl star in Brownie and Pearl Grab a Bite (Aug., $13.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8634-8); and Brownie & Pearl Hit the Hay (Sept., $13.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8635-5) by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Brian Biggs, ages 3 to 5. And Pals in Peril adds Zombie Mommy by M.T. Anderson, illus. by Kurt Cyrus. (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8641-6), ages 10-up.


Where Is Baby’s Yummy Tummy? ($6.99) by Karen Katz (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2165-3) is a board book tale starring Baby. Ages 1 to 4.

Mister Doodle: A Color for Sketch by Orli Zuravicky, illus. by Giuseppe Castellano (Sept., $7.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3154-6). Mister Doodle introduces colors in this board book. Ages 2 to 5.

Hootenanny! by Kimberly Ainsworth, illus. by Jo Brown (Aug., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2273-5). In this counting book, five owls have a party in an oak tree. Ages 2 to 5.

My First Soccer Game by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, photos by Leyah Jensen (Aug., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2747-1). This introduction to soccer features fold-out pages. Ages 3 to 5.

Cupcakes! ($6.99) by Brandy Cooke, photos by Connie Kramer (Sept., $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2825-6). Kids decorate cupcakes with stickers. Ages 3 to 5.

The 12 Bugs of Christmas by David A. Carter (Oct., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2649-8) is a holiday pop-up book. Ages 3 to 6.

A Box of Bugs ($14.99) by David A. Carter (Sept., $14.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2989-5 includes four paper-over-board pop-up books. Ages 3-up.

Aesop’s Fables ($27.99) by Chris Beatric and Bruce Whatley (Oct., $27.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7146-7) offers pop-up versions of classic tales. Ages 4 and up.

Zolocolor! by Bryon Glaser and Sandra Higashi (Aug., $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2261-2) is a book of doodles. Ages 6-up.


One Starry Night by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Jonathan Bean (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-0-689-82851-5) is a story celebrating Christmas. Ages 1 to 6.

Bear’s Loose Tooth by Karma Wilson, illus. by Jane Chapman (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-5855-0). Bear’s friends help him with his first loose tooth. Ages 3 to 7.

Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking by Alan Katz, illus. by Edward Koren (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-3518-6) compiles read-aloud poetry containing rhymes and puns. Ages 7 to 10.

Burnout by Adrienne Maria Vrettos (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9469-5). Nan suspects she’s a ghost after waking up the day after Halloween in a subway car with no idea how she got there. Ages 12-up.

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare (Dec., $19.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7588-5) is the sequel to Clockwork Angel. Ages 14-up.

Perfect by Ellen Hopkins (Sept., $18.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-8324-8) is a companion novel to Impulse. Ages 14-up.

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting (Nov., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2201-8). In a world rife with class struggle, drug-fueled underground clubs are the only escape. Ages 14-up.

Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2373-2). A teen vampire develops a conscience after being stabbed by a were-unicorn. Ages 14-up.


Goliath by Scott Westerfeld, illus. by Keith Thompson (Sept., $19.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7177-1) concludes the Leviathan trilogy. Ages 12-up.

Fury by Elizabeth Miles (Aug., $17.99 ISBN 978-1-4424-22247-). Furies get their revenge. Ages 14-up.

Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2052-6) is a debut novel about a dangerous addiction, a fierce rivalry, and a forbidden love. Ages 14-up.

Past Perfect by Leila Sales (Oct., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-0682-7). Chelsea’s summer job leads her right back to the boy she’s been trying to forget. Ages 14-up.

Still Waters by Emma Carlson Berne (Dec., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2114-1) is a suspense thriller in which a romantic weekend turns haunting. Ages 14-up.

Sometimes It Happens ($16.99) by Lauren Barnholdt (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-1314-6). This novel tackles the topics of friendship and fidelity. Ages 14-up.

Clean by Amy Reed (July, $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-1344-3) is a novel centering on five teens in rehab. Ages 14-up.

And Then Things Fall Apart by Arlaina Tibensky (July, $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-1323-8) chronicles a girl’s tumultuous summer. Ages 14-up.

Swear by Nina Malkin (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2110-3) is a sequel to Swoon. Ages 16-up.


The Fallen adds End of Days by Thomas E. Sniegoski (Sept., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2349-7), ages 12-up. Crusade continues with Damned by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie (Aug., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9804-4), ages 14-up.And Hiddenconcludes the Hollow trilogy by Jessica Verday (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-7897-8), ages 14-up.


It’s Okay, Try Again! ($5.99), adapted by Ellie Seiss (Nov., $5.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2900-0) is a board book based on the song from Yo Gabba Gabba! Ages 2 to 5.

Where Is Igglepiggle’s Blanket? by Andrew Davenport (Dec., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3324-3) is a tale of Igglepiggle and friends in the Night Garden. Ages 2 to 5.


Dora the Explorer has seven additions, including Let’s Get Dressed with Dora by Brooke Linder (Aug., $7.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2294-0), ages 1 to 4; Stay Safe with Dora! by Tina Gallo (Aug., $5.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2254-4), ages 2 to 6; and Dora’s Fantastic Tales, adapted by Valerie Videau (Oct., $7.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3311-3), ages 4 to 7. My Best Friend Dora launches with Let’s Have a Party! by Ilanit Oliver, illus. by Victoria Ying (Sept., $5.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2995-6); and Let’s Play School! by Kara McMahon, illus. by Ying (Sept., $5.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3252-9), ages 2 to 5. The Smurfs return in I Smurf You by Matt Mitter (Dec., $10.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3606-0), ages 2 to 5; and The Snow Giant, adapted by Veronica Paz (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2892-8), ages 5 to 7. And Busytown Mysteries presents The Mixed-up Message, adapted by Natalie Shaw (Oct., $3.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2086-1 ), ages 3 to 5; and The Pizza Delivery Mystery, adapted by Natalie Shaw (Nov., $3.99 ISBN 978-1-4424-2699-3), ages 3 to 7.

Jon Scieszka’s Trucktown offers A Christmas Surprise by Tom Mason and Dan Danko, illus. by David Shannon, Loren Long, and David Gordon (Oct., $7.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-4193-4), ages 3 to 5. Olivia returns in eight titles, among them Princess for a Day, adapted by Kama Einhorn, illus. by Shane L. Johnson (Aug., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3141-6); Olivia and theChristmas Party by Tina Gallo, illus. by Drew Rose (Oct., $4.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3070-9), ages 3 to 6; and Olivia Builds a Snowlady, adapted by Farrah McDoogle, illus. by Guy Wolek (Oct., $4.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3286-4), ages 3 to 7. And Dora and Diego are back in Dora and Diego Help the Little Wolf, adapted by Christine Ricci, illus. by Art Mawhinney (Oct., $3.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2863-8), ages 3 to 7; and Giant Tortoise Adventure, adapted by Tina Gallo, illus. by Robert Roper (Sept., $3.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2949-9), ages 4 to 6.

SpongeBob SquarePants has five new adventures, including SpongeBob DetectivePants in the Case of the Lost Shell ($5.99) by Ilanit Oliver, illus. by Stephen Reed (Sept., $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2833-1), ages 4 to 8; and The Adventures of Man Sponge and Boy Patrick in Goodness, Man Ray!by David Lewman (Sept., $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2744-0), ages 6-up. Puss in Boots releases The Cat, the Boots, the Legend, adapted by Tina Gallo (Oct., $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2996-3); and Puss in Boots 3-D Movie Guide, adapted by Red Bird Press (Oct., $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2713-6), ages 4 to 8; Brothers Forever, adapted by Ilanit Oliver (Oct., $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2891-1), ages 5-7; and Puss in BootsMovie Novelization, adapted by Lara Bergen (Oct., $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2950-5), ages 8 to 12. New Ready-to-Read titles are Ruby’s New Home Tony Dungy and Lauren Dungy. illus. by Vanessa Brantley Newton (Aug., $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-9784-9); A Team Stays Together! by Tony Dungy and Lauren Dungy (Dec., $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-3539-1); and The Really Rotten Princess by Lady Cecily Snodgrass, illus. by Mike Lester (Oct., $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-3325-0), ages 5 to 7.

Annie and Snowball by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Suçie Stevenson adds Annie and Snowball and the Thankful Friends (Sept; $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-7200-6); and Annie and Snowball andthe Wintry Freeze (Oct., $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-7206-8), ages 5 to 7. Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon offersEmma on Thin Icing (Aug., $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2279-7); and Alexis and the Perfect Recipe (Dec., $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2901-7), ages 8 to 12. You’re Invited to a Creepover by P.J. Knight gainsReady for a Scare? (Aug., $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2903-1); and The Show Must Go On! (Dec., $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2905-5), ages 8 to 12. Cheer! by Zoe Evans, illus. by Brigette Barrager, continues withHoliday Spirit (Oct., $6.99, ISBN 978-1442433625); and Bevan vs. Evan (Dec., $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-3364-9), ages 8 to 12. And Starfleet Academy welcomes The Assassination Game by Alan Gratz (Sept., $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2058-8), ages 12-up.

Series in Spanish

Puss in Boots introduces El gato, las botas, la leyenda (The Cat, the Boots, the Legend), adapted by Tina Gallo (Oct., $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-3936-8), ages 4-8.


MOO by Matthew Van Fleet, photos by Brian Stanton (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-3503-2). This novelty book follow-up to CAT and DOG introduces animal sounds. Ages 2-up.

The Magical Christmas Horse by Mary Higgins Clark, illus. by Wendell Minor (Oct., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9478-7) is a Christmas story that spans generations. Ages 4 to 8.

Superhero Joe by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman, illus. by Ron Barrett. (Sept., $16.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9157-1). Joe dons a superhero outfit to give himself the courage to save the day. Ages 4 to 8.

The Biggest Kiss by Joanna Walsh, illus. by Judi Abbot (Dec., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2769-3). From ants to elephants, there’s a kiss for everyone in this celebration of affection. Ages 4 to 8.

Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York! ($16.99) by Edie Colón, illus. by Raúl Colón. (Aug., $16.99 ISBN 978-1-4424-0674-2) centers on a girl in 1960 Cuba. Ages 4 to 8.

Legacy by Molly Cochran (Dec., $17.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-1739-7). With dark forces converging, young witch Katy must save the boy she loves and her hometown. Ages 14-up.


Daphne by Marissa Moss debuts with Name Game! (July, $19.99; ISBN 978-1-4424-2676-4); and Vampire Dare! (July, $9.99; ISBN 978-1442426771), ages 7 to 10. Kickoff adds Goal Line by Tiki and Ronde Barber (Sept., $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-9095-6), ages 8 to 12.


Love on the Edge: Going Too Far and Forget You by Jennifer Echols (Nov., paper; $11; ISBN 978-1-4516-5628-2) is an omnibus edition of these romantic dramas. Ages 12-up.


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Hen’s Cake by Malachy Doyle, illus. by Katherine Lodge (Oct., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-1666-6). When a hen bakes a birthday cake, it comes to life. Ages 3 to 5.

Witchety Sticks and the Magic Buttons by Helen Stephens (Oct., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-4169-1107-4) introduces a young witch who keeps magic buttons in her pockets. Ages 3 to 5.


Molly Dolly by Kayt Manson issues Dance with Me! (Dec., $8.99; ISBN 978-1-84738-607-6); and Let’s Dress Up!: A Swap the Outfit Book (Dec., $8.99; ISBN 978-1-84738-608-3), up to age 3. Awfully Beastly Business releases Battle of the Zombies by David Sinden (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-1-84738-401-0), ages 9 to 12.


It’s Fun to Draw Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures by Mark Bergin (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-478-3); and It’s Fun to Draw Safari Animals (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-477-6) are drawing guides by Mark Bergin. Ages 4 to 8.

Classic Fire Trucks and Fire Fighting Gift Set by Teddy Slater, illus. by Mones (Oct., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-479-0) is aimed at young firefighting fans. Ages 4 to 8.

The Juggling Pug by Sean Bryan, illus. by Tom Murphy (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-329-8) introduces a pug that juggles. Ages 4 to 8.

The Christmas Snowman by Margery Cuyler, illus. by Johanna Westerman (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-483-7). A magical snowman receives a present from the kids who made him. Ages 4 to 8.

The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Bill Bell (Nov., $6.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-470-7) presents this classic with new art. Ages 4 to 8.

The Balloon Tree by Phoebe Gilman (Nov., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-454-7). A princess’s jealous uncle attempts to destroy her magic signal balloons. Ages 4 to 8.

The Little Pea by Éric Battut (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-482-0) tells of a pea who wants to be different. Ages 4 to 8.

Classic Children’s Stories: Nursery Rhymes, Bedtime Stories, Nonsense Poems, and Much More by Alice Mills (Nov., $19.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-468-4) compiles familiar tales. Ages 4 to 8.

Christmas Unwrapped: A Kid’s Winter Wonderland of Holiday Trivia by Amy Shields and Kathy Ross (Nov., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-469-1) rounds up holiday facts. Ages 7 to 10.

Baffling & Bizarre Inventions (Sept., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-474-5); and Weird & Wacky Inventions (Sept., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-61608-475-2) by Jim Murphy provide info about inventions. Ages 9 to 12.


Diary of an American Kid, illus. by Cyd Moore (July, $9.95; ISBN 978-1-58536-171-7). This journal for recording vacation memories includes games and recipes. All ages.

T Is for Tutu: A Ballet Alphabet by Sonia Rodriguez and Kurt Browning, illus. by Wilson Ong (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-58536-312-4) focuses on the world of ballet. Ages 6 to 10.

When Anju Loved Being an Elephant by Wendy Henrichs, illus. by John Butler (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-58536-533-3). An elephant in Sumatra is stolen and sold to an American circus. Ages 6 to 10.

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band by Kwame Alexander, illus. by Tim Bowers (Sept., $15.95; ISBN 978-1-58536-688-0). Barnyard characters introduce forms of jazz, instruments, and famous jazz musicians. Ages 6 to 10.

A Christmas Spider’s Miracle by Trinka Hakes Noble, illus. by Stephen Costanza (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-58536-602-6). This holiday story of kindness and compassion is based on a Ukrainian folktale. Ages 6 to 10.


I Am a Reader! debuts with Frog and Friends by Eve Bunting, illus. by Josee Masse (Aug., $3.99; ISBN 978-1-58536-689-7), ages 6 to 8. And Tales of the World adds The Boy Who Wanted to Cook by Gloria Whelan, illus. by Steve Adams (Sept., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-58536-534-0), ages 6 to 10.


Yuri’s Brush with Magic by Maureen Crane Wartski (Aug., $9.95; ISBN 978-0-9824542-5-1) is a coming-of-age novel about Japanese culture and family relationships. Ages 9-up.


Darker Still: A Novel of Magic Most Foul by Leanna Renee Hieber (Nov., paper; $8.99 ISBN 978-1-4022-6052-0). In Victorian-era New York, magical forces threaten a girl trying to save a British lord trapped in a portrait. Ages 12-up.

The Predicteds by Christine Seifert (Sept., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-6049-0). A new computer program predicts whether teens have violent tendencies. Ages 13-up.

If I Tell by Janet Gurtler (Oct., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-6103-9). A biracial teen deals with her parents’ mistakes and her best friend’s betrayal. Ages 13-up.

Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally (Dec., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-6227-2). A new guy steals the heart and threatens the position of a girl quarterback on the football team. Ages 13-up.


Beautiful Dead by Eden Maguire addsPhoenix (Oct., paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-3947-2), ages 13 to 17.


Go Baby Go by Marilyn Janovitz (Sept., $7.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5937-1). Baby plays in the garden in this board-book tale. Ages 1 to 4.

I Believe in You by Marianne Richmond (Aug., $15.99; ISBN 978-1402263446). Four simple words illustrate how important a parent’s encouragement can be to a child. Ages 4 to 8.

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett and Gary Rubinstein, illus. by Pett (Oct., $14.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5544-1). A girl who prides herself on being perfect learns that it is okay to make mistakes. Ages 4 to 8.

Big Brother (Sept., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-6169-5); and Big Sister (Sept., $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-6172-5) by Marianne Richmond. A child learns how to be a big brother; and sister. Ages 4-up.

Sally’s Bones by MacKenzie Cadenhead (Sept., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5943-2). A goth girl must save her skeleton dog from puppy prison. Ages 9 to 12.

Chihuawolf: A Tail of Mystery and Horror by Charlee Ganny (Oct., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5940-1). To win the heart of an Afghan hound, Paco transforms himself into a big, fierce canine. Ages 9 to 12.

My Very UnFairy Tale Life by Anna Staniszewksi (Nov., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5946-3). A girl who rescues magical creatures and saves kingdoms faces her biggest challenge yet. Ages 9 to 12.

Zeke Bartholomew: Superspy! by Jason Pinter (Nov., paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-1402257551). When a case of mistaken identity goes awry, a seventh-grade nobody must save the world from an evil mastermind. Ages 9 to 13.

Reasons to Be Happy by Katrina Kittle (Oct., paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-6020-9). Dealing with grief over her mother’s death and her anxiety about being the new girl at school, Hannah becomes obsessed with being perfect. Ages 12 to 14.


Horrid Henry returns in Horrid Henry Wakes the Dead by Francesca Simon, illus. by Tony Ross (Aug., paper; $4; ISBN 978-1-4022-5934-0, $4.99), ages 7 to 10. Bindi Wildlife Adventures by Bindi Irwin continues with A Whale of a Time (Aug., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5928-9); and Roar! (Oct., paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5931-9), ages 7 to 10. Hailey Twitch stars in Hailey Twitch and the Wedding Glitchby Lauren Barnholdt, illus. by Suzanne Beaky (Nov., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-2447-8), ages 7 to 10. The Warrior Sheep are back in The Warrior Sheep Go West by Christopher Russell and Christine Russell (Aug., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-5925-8), ages 9 to 12. And The Pony Whisperer adds Prize Problems by Janet Rising(Dec., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1-4022-3955-7), ages 9 to 12.




The Alchemists Academy presents Elemental Explosions (July, paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-973-7), ages 13-up. Wordwick Games concludes with The Legacy (Oct., paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-910-2), ages 13-up. Harold the Kung Fu Kid welcomes My Best Friend is a Werewolf (Oct., paper; $8.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-896-9); and Requiem with the Reaper (Nov., paper; $8.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-897-6), ages 13-up. Beautiful Beings launches with Beautiful Beings (July, paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-981-2); and Heaven and Hell (Dec., paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-982-9), ages 14-up. Fade debuts with Fade (Aug., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-616-3); and Falling (Nov., paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-617-0), ages 14-up. Pulse issues Brotherhood of Blood (Aug., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-946-1), ages 14-up; and Blood Bond (Sept., paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-945-4), ages 15-up. Wicked Woods offers Silence (Aug., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-634-7), ages 14-up. The Wolf Fey: The Frost issues The Red Wolf (Aug., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-789-4), ages 14-up. Frost continues with Midnight Frost (Sept., paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-902-7); and Fire Frost (Dec., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-903-4), ages 14-up. Joining Desire is Shattered (Nov., paper; $10.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-670-5), ages 14-up. Phantom Diaries Beginnings adds Dark Phantom (Oct., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-681-1), ages 15-up. Phantom Diaries releases Immortal Darkness (Nov., paper; $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59748-680-4), all by Kailin Gow, ages 15-up.


Building Stories by Isabel Hill (Aug., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-279-9; paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-159572-280-5) showcases buildings’ architectural features. All ages.

My Face Book (Aug., $5.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-285-0) is a board book featuring photos of multi-ethnic babies; available in multiple bilingual editions including Burmese, Hebrew, Mandarin, and Spanish. Up to age 5.

My First Words at Home (Aug., $6.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-281-2; Spanish/English; $6.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-282-9) introduces more than 100 words. Up to age 5.

Witches by Cheryl Christian, illus. by Wish Williams (Aug., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-283-6). Witches celebrate Halloween. Ages 2 to 5.

Small, Medium, Large by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Tomek Bogacki (Aug., $19.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-278-2; paper; $12.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-299-7). Fanciful creatures demonstrate relative sizes. Ages 4 to 7.

Title in Spanish

Mi libro de las caras (My Face Book) (Aug., $5.95; ISBN 978-1-59572-293-5), ages 2 to 5.


Journal of a Schoolyard Bully: Notes on Noogies, Wet Willies, and Wedgies by Farley Katz (Sept., $12.99; ISBN 978-0-312-68158-6). A bully must keep a journal to right all the wrongs he has done. Ages 9 to 14.

The Hunger Games Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series by Lois H. Gresh (Nov., paper; $12.99; ISBN 978-0-312-61793-6) is a companion to this trilogy. Ages 12-up.

Dark Passage by M.J. Putney (Sept., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-62285-5) is a sequel to Dark Mirror. Ages 12-up.

LIE by Caroline Bock (Aug., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-66832-7). A tight-knit town is torn apart by a vicious hate crime. Ages 12-up.

Past Continuous by K. Ryer Breese (Nov., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-54772-1). A superhero fights three alternate reality versions of himself. Ages 12-up.


The Pink Locker Society offers Girls in Charge by Debra Moffitt (Sept., paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0-312-64506-9), ages 9-12. Shadow Falls continues with Awake at Dawn by C.C. Hunter (Oct., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-62468-2), ages 12 to 17. House of Night by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast issues Dragon’s Oath (July, $12.99; ISBN 978-1-250-00023-1); and Destined (Oct., $18.99; ISBN 978-0-312-65025-4), ages 12 to 17. Sirensong by Jenna Black (July, paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-57595-3) is a new Faeriewalker novel, ages 12 to 17. Demon Trappers continues with Soul Thief by Jana Oliver (Aug., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-61479-9), ages 12 to 17. Midnight Dragonfly releases Shattered Dreams by Ellie James (Dec., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-64702-5), ages 12-up. Sky Chasers launches with Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan (Sept., $17.99; ISBN 978-0-312-59056-7), ages 12 to 17. And 13 to Life adds Bargains and Betrayals by Shannon Delany (Aug., paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0-312-60916-0), ages 13-up.


Ahoy, Li’l Buccaneers! by Mark Iacolina (Sept., $6.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7815-5) is an adventure featuring dancing, singing, sparring, and treasure hunting. Ages 2 to 5.

One Halloween Night: A Spooky Seek-And-Count Book by Salina Yoon (Sept., $6.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8413-2) is a holiday board book with flaps to lift. Ages 2 to 5.

Twelve Haunted Rooms of Halloween by Macky Pamintuan (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7935-0). More than 375 items are hidden throughout a spooky house. Ages 2 to 5.

One Christmas Eve: A Merry Seek-And-Count Book by Salina Yoon (Oct., $6.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8414-9). Saint Nick and the elves star in this board book. Ages 2 to 5.

Happy Sparkling Hanukkah by Elizabeth Spurr, illus. by Colleen Madden (Oct., $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7460-7) is a board book featuring holographic foil. Ages 2 to 5.

Caveman, A B.C. Story by Janee Trasler (Aug., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7119-4). A dinosaur chases a caveman, a squirrel, and a bear. Ages 3 to 5.

Ollie and the Lost Toy: A Lift-The-Flap Story by Lucy Richards (Aug., $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7754-7). When Ollie remembers he left his favorite toy outside, will he be brave enough to rescue it? Ages 3 to 5.

Giddy Up, Li’l Buckaroos! by Mark Iacolina (Sept., $6.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7814-8). Accompanied by his dog, a boy goes riding through a rootin’ tootin’ day. Ages 3 to 5.

Quiet Bunny & Noisy Puppy by Lisa McCue (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8559-7). A puppy keeps a bunny company in winter. Ages 3 to 6.

Michael Hague’s Treasury of Christmas Carols by Michael Hague and Kathleen Hague (Sept., $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7812-4) illustrates four carols. Ages 3 to 6.

Cassandra’s Angel by Gina Otto, illus. by Trudy Joost (Sept., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8743-0). When it seems that Cassandra can’t do anything right, she meets an angel who shares a secret. Ages 3 to 7.

No Dogs Allowed! by Linda Ashman and Kristin Sorra (Aug., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-5837-9). What happens when a restaurateur turns away customers with pets? Ages 3 to 8.

Snowed Under and Other Christmas Confusions by Serge Bloch (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7131-6). With a storm brewing, there’s fear Santa might get stuck at the North Pole. Ages 4 to 8.

Lisa Loeb’s Silly Sing-Along: The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs by Lisa Loeb, illus. by Ryan O’Rourke (Oct., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-6915-3) includes a CD, activities, and recipes. Ages 5 to 7.

How to Draw a Happy Witch and 99 Things That Go Bump in the Night by Joy Sikorski and Nick Sunday (Sept., $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-5708-2) includes a Halloween story and drawing instructions. Ages 5 to 8.

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Colorado by Linda Ashman (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7463-8); and The Twelve Days of Christmas in Washington by John Abbott Nez (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7068-5) are holiday tales set in these states. Ages 5 to 8.

Blowin’ in the Wind by Bob Dylan, illus. by Jon J Muth (Nov., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8002-8) is an illustrated version of this song, plus a CD of Dylan’s recording. Ages 5 to 8.

The Giant Book of Giants by Saviour Pirotta, illus. by Mark Robertson (Aug., $19.95; ISBN 978-1402785962) includes six stories and a pop-up poster. Ages 6 to 9.

Puff, the Magic Dragon Pop-Up by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton, illus. by Eric Puybaret (Nov., $26.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8711-9) is a pop-up edition of this picture book. Ages 6-up.

The Toymaker’s Workshop: Paper Toys You Can Make Yourself by Marilyn Scott-Waters, illus. by Marilyn Scott-Waters (Oct., paper; $7.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-6851-4) is a follow-up to Toymaker’s Christmas. Ages 8-up.

The Odyssey: A Pop-Up Book by Sam Ita (Sept., $26.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-5867-6) offers a pop-up, graphic novel version of this classic. Ages 8-up.

Justin Bieber Annual 2012: Spend a Whole Year with Justin Bieber by Millie Rowlands (Nov., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-4091-4124-2); Rihanna Annual 2012: Spend a Whole Year with Princess Riri! by Posy Edwards (Nov., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-4091-4122-8); and Willow Smith Annual 2012: Just Whip It! by Edwards (Oct., $12.95; ISBN 978-1-4091-4109-9) are guides for these performers’ fans. Ages 9-up.

Taylor Swift by Johnny Morgan (Oct., $24.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8812-3; paper; $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-9713-2) includes photos of and memorabilia about this pop star. Ages 12-up.


New Flash Kids Preschool Activity Books by Flash Kids editors and Steve Mack are Letters: Life on the Farm (Nov., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4114-5808-6); Coloring: Fun at the Fair (Nov., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4114-5806-2); Numbers: Let’s Go to the Beach (Nov., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4114-5810-9); Cutting and Pasting: City Life (Nov., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4114-5807-9); and Tracing: On the Move (Nov., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4114-5811-6), ages 3 to 5. And Arthur Christmas movie tie-ins areNo Present Left Behind! by Annie Auerbach (Nov., paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-9245-8), ages 3 to 7; Arthur to the Rescue! by Auerbach (Nov., paper; $3.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-9243-4), ages 4 to 7.; The Movie Storybook by Justine Fontes and Ron Fontes (Nov., $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-9241-0), ages 3-up; and Arthur Christmas: The Novel by Justine Fontes and Ron Fontes (Nov., paper; $4.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-9242-7), ages 7-up.

American Museum of Natural History Easy Readers issues The World of Sharks: Level 1 by Wendy Pfeffer (Aug., $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8562-7; paper; $3.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7783-7); and Baby Dolphin’s First Day: Level 1 by Peter Roop and Connie Roop (Aug., $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8563-4; paper; $3.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7784-4), ages 4 to 5. New Helping Hand Books by Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, illus. by Ian Cunliffe, are: Get Well Soon, Adam (Aug., $7.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7401-0); Healthy Food for Dylan (Aug., $7.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7400-3); Lauren’s Moving Day (Aug., $7.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7398-3); and Zach Gets Some Exercise (Aug., $7.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7399-0), ages 5 to 7. And Storytime Stickers gains The First Christmas by Lynn Plourde, illus. by Julia Woolf (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8187-2); and Choo Choo Trains by Plourde, illus. by Mattia Cerato (Oct., paper; $5.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8186-5), ages 5 to 7.

Joining Inside are Inside Earthquakes (July, $16.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-5877-5; paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8163-6); Inside Volcanoes (July, $16.95; ISBN 978-1402758768; paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8164-3); and Inside Lightning (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-5878-2; paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8949-6), all by Melissa Stewart; Inside Stars by Andra Serlin Abramson, Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, and the American Museum of Natural History (July, $16.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-7709-7; paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8162-9),; and Inside Weather by Mary Kay Carson (Oct., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-5881-2; paper; $9.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8948-9), ages 8 to 12. Weird presents Weird History: A Twisted Tour of America’s Bizarre Past by Randy Fairbanks and Matthew Lake (Oct., $14.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-6040-2), ages 8 to 12.



Empty Coffin launches with Envy by Gregg Olsen (Aug., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8957-1), ages 12-up. And Tiger’s Curse continues with Tiger’s Voyage by Colleen Houck (Nov., $17.95; ISBN 978-1-4027-8405-7), ages 12-up.


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My First Farm Friends: Books in a Barn by Betsy Wallin (Sept., $18.95; ISBN 978-1-60342-991-7) is a set of four board books about animals. Ages up to 3.

Pop-Out-and-Paint Horse Breeds: Create Paper Models of 10 Different Breeds by Cindy A. Littlefield (Dec., paper; $12.95; ISBN 978-1-60342-963-4) includes instructions and photos. Ages 8 to 12.


Animalogy by Marianne Berkes, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-60718-127-9). Rhyming analogies compare and contrast different animals. Ages 4 to 8.

Multiply on the Fly by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Erin Hunter (Aug., ISBN 978-1-60718-128-6) contains facts about bugs and multiplication tips. Ages 4 to 8.

Prairie Storms by Darcy Pattison, illus. by Kathleen Rietz (Aug., ISBN 978-1-60718-129-3) examines a year of ever-changing prairie weather and how animals adapt. Ages 4 to 8.

Ten for Me by Barbara Mariconda and Sherry Rogers (Aug., ISBN 978-1-60718-074-6). Two friends take off on a butterfly hunt in this addition adventure. Ages 4 to 8.

Hey Diddle Diddle: A Food Chain Tale by Pam Kapchinske, illus. by Sherry Rogers (Aug., $16.95; ISBN 978-1-60718-130-9) reveals which animals come out on top, and which end up as snacks. Ages 4 to 9.