Little Bunny by Lisa McCue (Jan. 24, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0375871412). A bunny explores the outdoors before settling down with its siblings. Ages 2 to 5.

The Bunny’s Night-Light: A Glow-in-the-Dark Search by Geoffrey Hayes (Jan. 24, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0375869266) follows a rabbit’s search for the perfect nightlight. Ages 3 to 6.

Good Night, Laila Tov by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Jui Ishida (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375868689). A family offers thanks during an outdoor vacation. Ages 3 to 6.

Falcon by Tim Jessell (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375868665). A boy imagines what it would be like to be a falcon. Ages 3 to 6.

It’s Milking Time by Phyllis Alsdurf, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375869112) answers the question, “Where does milk come from?” Ages 5 to 8.

Oddfellow’s Orphanage by Emily Winfield Martin (Jan. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0375869952). A group of eccentric orphans bond as a family. Ages 7 to 10.

Crow by Barbara Wright (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375869280). In summer 1898, 11-year-old Moses faces family secrets and teaches his grandmother, a former slave, how to read. Ages 8 to 12.

Stealing Magic: A Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventure by Marianne Malone, illus. by Greg Call (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375868191) is a sequel to The Sixty-Eight Rooms.Ages 8 to 12.

Peaceweaver by Rebecca Barnhouse (Mar. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375867668). In this historical fantasy, 16-year-old Hild is falsely accused of treason. Ages 10 to 13.

My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan by Seth Rudetsky (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375869150). Gay teenager Justin tries to become popular by dating a female classmate. Ages 12-up.

Gil Marsh by A.C.E. Bauer (Feb. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0375869334) is a story of friendship lost, based on the ancient story of Gilgamesh. Ages 12-up.

Zero by Tom Leveen (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375869211). Aspiring artist Amanda’s relationship with a skater boy provides a respite from a tumultuous summer. Ages 14-up.


Happi Baby welcomes Happi Day by Dena (Jan. 24, novelty book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0375871771), up to age 3. Teenie Greenies offers The Little Gardener by Jan Gerardi (Jan. 24, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0307930415), up to age 4. Big Lift-and-Look Books gains The Cat in the Habitat Flap Book (Seuss/Cat in the Hat) by Tish Rabe, illus. by Joe Mathieu and Aristides Ruiz (Jan. 10, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-0307929631), ages 1 to 3. Sesame Street adds Elmo’s Mommy by Naomi Kleinberg, illus. by Louis Womble (Mar. 27, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0307929679), ages 1 to 4. 3-D Picturebacks introduces Chasing Rainbows (Seuss/Cat in the Hat) by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0375871245); and Skyscraper Showdown (DC Super Friends) by Billy Wrecks, illus. by Dan Schoening (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0375872990), ages 3 to 7. New Picturebacks are Search and Rescue! (Thomas & Friends) by Rev. W. Awdry (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0307930293); and Titanium Vs. Iron! (Marvel: Iron Man) by Frank Berrios, illus. by Michael Borkowski (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307930262), ages 3 to 7. And Deluxe Picturebacks greets Spring into Summer!/Fall into Winter!(Seuss/Cat in the Hat) by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0307930576), ages 3 to 7.

Step into Reading issues Crime Wave! (DC Super Friends) by Billy Wrecks, illus. by Dan Schoening (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375868986); Easter Engines (Thomas & Friends) by Rev. W. Awdry, illus. by Richard Courtney (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307929969); I Can Be a Horse Rider (Barbie) by Mary Man-Kong, illus. by Jiyoung An (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375970306); Look for the Lorax by Tish Rabe, illus. by Christopher Moroney and Jan Gerardi (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375869990); Surf Princess (Barbie) by Chelsea Eberly (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307930040); The Blue Wish (Maryoku Yummy) by Jeffrey Conrad (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307930057); ages 4 to 6; The Might of Doom (Marvel: Iron Man) by Dennis Shealy, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307930194); How to Help the Earth—by the Lorax by Rabe, illus. by Christopher Moroney and Jan Gerardi (Jan. 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375869778); Francis Scott Key’s Star-Spangled Banner by Monica Kulling, illus. by Richard Walz (Jan. 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375867255); Fairies! A True Story by Shirley Raye Redmond, illus. by Red Hansen (Mar. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375865619); and The Stinky Giant by Ellen Weiss and Mel Friedman (Apr. 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375867439), ages 5 to 8; and Trains! by Susan E. Goodman, illus. by Michael Doolittle (Mar. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0375869419), ages 6 to 8.

Pretty Penny stars in Pretty Penny Cleans Up by Devon Kinch (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375867361), ages 4 to 8. Berenstain First Time Chapter Books offers The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Pets by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain (Jan. 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0679808480), ages 4 to 8. Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library presents If I Ran the Dog Show: All About Dogs by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu (Jan. 10, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0375866821), ages 5 to 8. The Cat in the Hat Book and Hat by Dr. Seuss (Jan. 10, multiple copy pack, $24.99, ISBN 978-0307930446) joins Beginner Books, ages 5 to 8. Classic Seuss adds And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss (Jan. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0394844947), ages 6 to 9. And new Stepping Stone Books are The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum and Daisy Alberto, illus. by W.W. Denslow (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0375869945); Ballpark Mysteries: The Astro Outlaw by David A. Kelly, illus. by Mark Meyers (Feb. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0375868832); Lawn Mower Magic by Lynne Jonell, illus. by Brandon Dorman (Feb. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0375866616); and Stampede of the Supermarket Slugs by Bill Doyle, illus. by Scott Altmann (Apr. 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0375869341), ages 6 to 9.

Stone Rabbit issues Dragon Boogie by Erik Craddock (Mar. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0375869129), ages 7 to 10. New Junior Novels are Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 Junior Novelization by Molly McGuire (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0307930248); The Cup of Ankh (House of Anubis) by Peter McGrath (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0307931412); and The Eye of Horus (House of Anubis) (Jan. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0307931405), ages 8 to 12. Horse Diaries continues with Black Cloud by Patricia Hermes, illus. by Astrid Sheckels (Jan. 10, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0375868818), ages 8 to 12. Looking Glass Library introduces The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (Jan. 24, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0375869617), ages 8 to 12. Centauriad debuts with Daughter of the Centaurs by Kate Klimo (Jan. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375869754), ages 12-up. And Princess of Myth gains Spirit’s Princess by Esther Friesner (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375869075), ages 12-up.


The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe’s Very First Case by Alexander McCall Smith (Apr. 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0307743893) launches a series featuring the heroine of Smith’s The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency as a young sleuth. Ages 7 to 10.


The Lorax Pop-Up! by Dr. Seuss, illus. by David A. Carter (Jan. 10, novelty book, $29.99, ISBN 978-0375860355; limited edition, $250, ISBN 978-0375873126) is a pop-up version of this story. All ages.

Peas on Earth by Todd H. Doodler (Feb. 14, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0307930880) uses a play on words to introduce concepts of peace and harmony. Up to age 3.

The House at the End of Ladybug Lane by Elise Primavera, illus. by Valeria Docampo (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375855849). A girl with neat-freak parents rebels. Ages 4 to 8.



Picturebacks gains Good Night, Princess! (Disney Princess) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Francesco Legramandi and Gabriella Matta (Jan. 10; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0736428514); Mater to the Rescue! (Disney/Pixar Cars) by Frank Berrios (Jan. 10; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0736428637); and Where’s Woody? (Disney/Pixar Toy Story) by Kristen L. Depken (Jan. 10; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0736428507), ages 3 to 7. Write-On/Wipe-Off Activity Books offers Royal Dress Designer (Disney Princess) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez (Jan. 10; board book; $9.99; ISBN 978-0736428569), ages 3 to 7. Joining Step Into Reading are Five Toy Tales (Disney/Pixar Toy Story) (Jan. 10; paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0736428453); Happy Birthday, Princess! (Disney Princess) by Jennifer Weinberg, illus. by Elisa Marrucchi (Jan. 10; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0736428590); Mater’s Birthday Surprise (Disney/Pixar Cars) by Melissa Lagonegro (Jan. 10; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0736428583); and The Bunny Surprise (Disney/Pixar Toy Story) by Apple Jordan (Jan. 10; paper; $3.99; ISBN 978-0736428576), ages 4 to 6. And Disney Chapters welcomes Rosetta’s Dress Mess (Disney Fairies) by Laura Driscoll (Jan. 10; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0736428545), ages 6 to 10.


Alice-Miranda on Vacation by Jacqueline Harvey (Apr. 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0385739955). After her first semester at boarding school, Alice-Miranda brings a tantrum-prone friend home during break. Ages 7 to 10.

Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen by Donna Gephart (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385740524). A girl struggling with her parents’ breakup aspires to be a contestant on Jeopardy! Ages 8 to 12.

Brendan Buckley’s Sixth-Grade Experiment by Sundee T. Frazier (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385740500) is a sequel to Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything in It. Ages 9 to 12.

Ice Island by Sherry Shahan (Jan. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0385741545). Disaster strikes during a sled-dog training run. Ages 9 to 12.

The Whole Story of Half a Girl by Veera Hiranandani (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385741286). Half Indian, half Jewish, Sonia struggles to fit in. Ages 9 to 12.

Child of the Mountains by Marilyn Sue Shank (Apr. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385740791). In the Appalachian hills, a girl recounts the struggles she endures after prejudice shatters her family. Ages 9 to 12.

The Jade Notebook by Laura Resau (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385740531) follows The Indigo Notebook and The Ruby Notebook. Ages 10-up.

Bessica Lefter Bites Back by Kristen Tracy (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385740692) is a sequel to The Reinvention of Bessica Lefter. Ages 10-up.

Cross My Heart by Sasha Gould (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385741507). In 1585 Venice, 16-year-old Laura joins a secret society of women that deals in secrets. Ages 12-up.

Starters by Lissa Price (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385742375) is set in a future society in which teens rent their bodies to the elderly. Ages 12-up.

Someone Else’s Life by Katie Dale (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385740654). Rosie’s mother’s death opens up a chain of family secrets. Ages 14-up.

Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385739375). Bria finds romance and excitement during her travels to Central America. Ages 14-up.


Amos Daragon continues with The Key of Braha by Bryan Perro (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385739047), ages 8 to 12. Oracles of Delphi Keep issues Quest for the Secret Keeper by Victoria Laurie (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385738613), ages 10-up. The Katerina Trilogy launches with The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385740227), ages 12-up. Fallen adds Fallen in Love: A Fallen Novel in Stories by Lauren Kate (Jan. 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0385742610), ages 12-up. The Iron Codex presents The Nightmare Garden by Caitlin Kittredge (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385738316), ages 12-up. And The Lacey Chronicles releases The Queen’s Lady by Eve Edwards (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385740913), ages 14-up.


I Don’t Believe It, Archie! by Andrew Norriss, illus. by Hannah Shaw (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0385752503). Odd things happen to Archie every day. Ages 7 to 10.

The Deserter by Peadar O. Guilin (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0385751490). To save his tribe, the cannibal Stopmouth must abandon his Stone Age world for the high-tech one above it. Ages 12-up.


The Smiley Book of Colors by Ruth Kaiser (Mar. 13, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0375869839) features photographs of faces found in everyday objects and settings. Ages 3 to 6.


Golden Baby gains Baby’s House by Gelolo McHugh, illus. by Mary Blair (Jan. 10, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0307929655); and The Fuzzy Duckling by Jane Werner Watson, illus. by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen (Jan. 10, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0307929662), up to age 4. New Big Golden Board Books are Dora and the Unicorn Adventure (Dora the Explorer) by Molly Reisner (Jan. 10, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0307930002); Misty Island Rescue (Thomas & Friends) by Rev. W. Awdry (Jan. 10, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0307930019); and Top of the Class! (SpongeBob SquarePants) by James Killeen (Jan. 10, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0307930033), ages 1 to 4. And Another Monster at the End of This Book is a new Sesame Street title by Jon Stone, illus. by Michael Smollin (Jan. 10, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0375869846), ages 1 to 5.

Little Golden Books adds Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 Little Golden Book by Mary Tillworth (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307929792); Day of the Diesels (Thomas & Friends) by Rev. W. Awdry (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307929891); Find the Dinosaurs! (Team Umizoomi) by David Aikins (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307929952); Good Night, Little Dragons by Leigh Ann Tyson (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307929570); It’s Time for Bubble Puppy! (Bubble Guppies) by Eren Unten (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307930286); The Friendly Book by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Garth Williams (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307929624); Sponge in Space! (SpongeBob SquarePants) by Heather Martinez (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307929907); and The Spiky Stegosaurus (Dinosaur Train) by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Dave Aikins (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307930224), ages 2 to 5. And Big Golden Books releases Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 Big Golden Book by Kristen L. Depken (Jan. 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0307930361), ages 3 to 7.



Little Golden Books adds The Invincible Iron Man (Marvel: Iron Man) by Billy Wrecks, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Jan. 10, hardcover, $3.99, ISBN 978-0307930644), ages 2 to 5. And Giant Paint Box Books introduces Paint Party (Disney/Pixar Toy Story) (Jan. 10, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0736428385), ages 3 to 7.


10 Hungry Rabbits: Counting & Color Concepts by Anita Lobel (Feb. 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0375868641) Rabbits introduce counting and colors. Ages 1 to 4.

Boy and Bot by Ame Dyckman, illus. by Dan Yaccarino (Apr. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375867569) follows the new friendship between a boy and a robot. Ages 1 to 4.

Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur: A First Book of Manners by Judy Sierra, illus. by Tim Bowers (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375867200) explores questions of etiquette, with help from a dinosaur in a grocery store. Ages 3 to 6.

10 Easter Egg Hunters: A Holiday Counting Book by Janet Schulman, illus. by Linda Davick (Jan. 24, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0375866371) is a holiday counting tale. Ages 3 to 8.

My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff, illus. by Ann Tanksley (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375845697). In Depression-era Cameroon, an American teacher inspires his students to send money to starving children in New York. Ages 5 to 8.

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda by Alicia Potter, illus. by Melissa Sweet (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375844485) tells of a socialite’s trip to China to find a panda. Ages 5 to 8.

The Cloud Spinner by Michael Catchpool, illus. by Alison Jay (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375870118). A boy has the ability to weave wondrous garments from clouds. Ages 5 to 8.

How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan, illus. by Lee Wildish (Apr. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375867132) turns the tables on the typical babysitting arrangement. Ages 5 to 8.

Out of This World: Poems and Facts About Space by Amy Sklansky, illus. by Stacey Schuett (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375864599) offers poems about stars, planets, and more. Ages 5 to 9.

Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard by Kathleen W. Zoehfeld, illus. by Priscilla Lamont (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0517709900). Alice learns about the food chain through her family’s vegetable garden. Ages 5 to 9.

Wonder by R.J. Palacio (Feb. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0375869020). A homeschooled boy with a facial deformity starts fifth grade. Ages 8 to 12.

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen (Mar. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375868429) is an Everglades adventure involving crocodiles and reality TV. Ages 10-up.

Black Gold: The Story of Oil in Our Lives by Albert Marrin (Jan. 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0375866739) explores the impact of this resource on the U.S. and the world at large. Ages 12-up.

Guy Langman, Crime Scene Procrastinator by Josh Berk (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375857010). A teenage slacker in a forensics club discovers a corpse. Ages 12-up.

The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375868764) is a thriller involving an ancient manuscript, alchemy, and a Czech cult. Ages 12-up.

Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375869532). Lucy is on the trail of Shadow, a graffiti artist. Ages 14-up.


Lunch Lady issues Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Mar. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0375870286), ages 7 to 10. And Mason Dixon continues with Basketball Disasters by Claudia Mills, illus. by Guy Francis (Jan. 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0375868757), ages 8 to 10.


The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis (Jan. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0385734912) is a companion to Bud, Not Buddy starring Deza Malone. Ages 9 to 12.


Zigzag Kids return in Bears Beware by Patricia Reilly Giff (Apr. 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0385738897), ages 6 to 9. And Calvin Coconut adds Man Trip by Graham Salisbury, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0385739641) ages 7 to 10.


George Washington’s Birthday: A Mostly True Tale by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Barry Blitt (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375844997). Young George Washington feels snubbed on his birthday. Ages 4 to 8.

Kali’s Song by Jeanette Winter (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375870224). A prehistoric boy would rather make music than hunt. Ages 4 to 8.

The Lonely Book by Kate Bernheimer, illus. by Chris Sheban (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375862267). A library book longs for a home. Ages 4 to 8.

A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by John Hendrix (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375867323) chronicles Charles Dickens’s early years. Ages 4 to 9.

May B. by Caroline Rose (Jan. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1582463933). Trapped by snow, a girl struggles to survive on a Kansas homestead. Ages 8 to 12.

Mr. and Mrs. Bunny—Detectives Extraordinaire! by Polly Horvath, illus. by Sophie Blackall (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375867552). Fledgling rabbit detectives investigate the disappearance of a girl’s parents. Ages 8 to 12.

The Girl in the Park by Mariah Fredericks (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375868436). A girl investigates the death of a friend in Central Park. Ages 14-up.


Duck & Goose return in Here Comes the Easter Bunny! by Tad Hills (Jan. 24, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0375872808), ages 2 to 5.


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The Koala Bounces Back by Jimmy Thomson, illus. by Eric Lobbecke (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1742750071). A koala feels at home among his friends in the bush, until a gang of cats arrives. Ages 5 to 7.

Free to a Good Home by Colin Thompson (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1741663198). Siblings try to find what’s missing from their lives. Ages 5 to 7.

Barry by Colin Thompson (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1864718836). Can Barry, who’s trapped behind the couch, escape and save the world? Ages 5 to 9.

My Life & Other Stuff I Made Up by Tristan Bancks and Gus Gordon (Feb. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1864718171) compiles stories about a boy’s life. Ages 9 to 12.

Thyla by Kate Gordon (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1864718812) is a paranormal tale of shape-shifting, a centuries-old war, and self discovery. Ages 12-up.

It’s Yr Life by Tristan Bancks and Tempany Deckert (Apr. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1741663976). Secrets bind two teens, one in Australia and one in Los Angeles, when they’re forced to e-mail each other for a school assignment. Ages 14-up.


Bindi Wildlife Adventures adds A Year in the Life of Bindi by Bindi Irwin (Apr. 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1864718386), ages 6 to 9. The Dragons releases Mordred by Colin Thompson (Mar. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1741663839), ages 9 to 12. The Floods return in Lost by Colin Thompson (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1864719468), ages 9 to 12. And Voyages of the Flying Dragon offers Beast Child: Book Two by Ben Chandler (Jan. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1864719796), ages 12-up.


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The Rainforest Party/Fiesta en el Bosque Tropical by Lorraine Dey (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1936299287). Hector-Armando discovers a special talent that he’s had all along. Ages 3 to 8.

Pedro, the Pirate by Tim Hoppey, illus. by Dianna Bonder (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1936299188). A cabin boy learns that a life of stealing is not for him. Ages 4 to 8.


Mr. Biggs returns in Mr. Biggs at the Circus (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1936299997), ages 3 to 8; and Mr. Biggs at the Circus / El Sr. Grande en el circo (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1936299980) by Kevin Bloomfield, ages 3 to 10. And Marco Flamingo is back in The Adventures of Marco Flamingo in the Cave / Las Aventuras de Marco Flamenco en la cueva by Sheila Jarkins (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1936402007), ages 3 to 8.


The Chuck and Friends Big Air Dare (Jan. 3, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0794425227) tells of a contest to determine who’s the most daring truck of all. Ages 2 to 5.

Disney Winnie the Pooh Honey to Share by Sara Miller, illus. by Disney Storybook Artists (Apr. 10, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0794425289). Pooh has eight pots of honey to share, but ends up with only one. Ages 2 to 5.

Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Follow That Dog! Storybook and Sound FX Car (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0794423544) packages a storybook with a toy car. Ages 3 to 6.

Liar Liar by Jan. Payne (May 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1606524763). Readers separate facts from fibs. Ages 9-up.


New Fisher Price Die-Cut Board Books are Fisher Price Follow Me to the Farm (Jan. 3, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0794425234); and Fisher Price School Trip (Jan. 3, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0794425241), up to age 3. Sesame Street Hugs issues Sesame Street Grouchy Hugs! by Matt Mitter, illus. by Tom Brannon (Jan. 3, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0794421946), ages 2 to 5. Dinosaur Train gains Dinosaur Train Guess Who, Buddy! by Sue DiCicco (Jan. 3, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0794424688), ages 2 to 5. Dinosaur Train Lift-the-Flap releases Buddy and the Nature Trackers by LeeAnn DiCicco (Jan. 3, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0794424695), ages 2 to 5. DC Super Friends introduces DC Super Friends Heroes Unite! (Feb. 7, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0794424671), ages 2 to 5; and Batman Stand-up Mover (May 15, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0794425999), ages 3 to 5. Joining Hasbro Panorama Stickerbooks is My Little Pony Cutie Mark Quest Panorama Sticker Storybook (Mar. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0794424725), ages 2 to 5. And Nickelodeon SpongeBob presents My Pal SpongeBob: Pose-a-Book (Mar. 20, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0794422899), ages 2 to 5.

Fisher Price Little People welcomes Curious Little Chicks by Matt Mitter, illus. by SI Artists (Apr. 10; board book; $12.99; ISBN 978-0794425678), ages 2 to 5. Crayola offers Crayola Princess Pink by Justine Fontes, illus. by Luana Rinaldo (June 5; board book; $6.99; ISBN 978-0794422806), ages 2 to 4; and Crayola Lift-the-Flap Adventures in Color by Lori C Froeb, illus. by Emily Bolam (June 5; board book; $9.99; ISBN 978-0794422790), ages 2 to 5. Fisher Price Lift-the-Flap adds Let’s Go to the Farm/Vamos a la Granja (June 5; board book; $9.99; ISBN 978-0794425722); and Let’s Go to the Zoo!/¡Vamos a el Zoológico! (June 5; board book; $9.99; ISBN 978-0794425838) by Lori C Froeb and Ellen Weiss, illus. by SI Artists, ages 2 to 5. Sesame Street issues Elmo Goes to School by Jodie Shepherd, illus. by Christopher Moroney (June 5; board book; $10.99; ISBN 978-0794425852), ages 2 to 5. New Hasbro titles are Transformers Bumblebee Stand-up Mover (Mar. 20; board book; $8.99; ISBN 978-0794424749); and Transformers Optimus Prime: Stand-up Mover (Mar. 20; board book; $8.99; ISBN 978-0794424732), ages 3 to 5. Nickelodeon greets Dora the Explorer Mix & Match Dress-up (Feb. 7; board book; $14.99; ISBN 978-0794424756), ages 3 to 6. And Barbie Mermaid Tale 2: A Panorama Sticker Storybook by Justine Fontes (Jan. 3; paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0794424633) is a new Barbie Panorama Sticker Book, ages 3 to 8.

Disney Princess presents Disney Princess Special Celebrations Storybook and Playset by Kristine Lombardi (Jan. 10; novelty book; $14.99; ISBN 978-0794423209); and Disney Princess Style Storybook and Musical Hairbrush (Jan. 17; hardcover; $19.99; ISBN 978-0794423674), ages 3 to 8. Barbie returns in Barbie Project Pet Park (June 19; board book; $12.99; ISBN 978-0794425821), ages 3 to 8. Marvel Heroes welcomes Marvel The Avengers Mix & Match (Apr. 3; hardcover; $14.99; ISBN 978-0794425883), ages 5-up. Joining Transformers is Transformers Super Search: Picture Puzzles, Mazes and More (June 5; paper; $8.99; ISBN 978-0794425753), ages 6 to 10. Disney Phineas and Ferb offers Disney Phineas and Ferb Skateboarding Adventures by Michael Teitelbaum (Jan. 3; hardcover; $12.99; ISBN 978-0794424701), ages 6-up. Fold-out Vinyl Sticker Books releases American Presidents (Jan. 10; paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-0794424626), ages 7 to 10. And I Wish I Knew That continues with I Wish I Knew That: Science: Cool Stuff You Need to Know by Rachel Byard Garcia and Stephanie Schwartz Driver (Feb. 2; hardcover; $9.99; ISBN 978-1606524244); I Wish I Knew That: U.S. Presidents: Cool Stuff You Need To Know by Christopher Davis (Feb. 2; hardcover; $9.99; ISBN 978-1606523605), ages 9-up.


What Sea Creature Is This? (May 25, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1933176413) offers facts about sea creatures. Ages 4 to 9. 6,000 first printing.

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Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President by Winston Groom (Feb. 14, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1596987951) is a biography of this president. Ages 12 to 18.


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Liberty Lee’s Tail of Independence by Cheryl Shaw Barnes and Peter W Barnes (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1596987920). A patriotic mouse participates in the key moments of America’s birth. Ages 5 to 8.

Woodrow for President: A Tail of Voting, Campaigns, and Elections by Cheryl Shaw Barnes and Peter W Barnes (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1596987869) stars a mouse with presidential ambitions. Ages 5 to 8.



The Bulldoggers Club: Tale of the Ill-Gotten Catfish by Barbara Hay (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1937054151). In this series launch, club members go on a fishing trip and catch a monstrous fish on private land. Ages 8 to 13. 5,000 first printing.



It Happened to Me introduces Living Green: The Ultimate Teen Guide by Kathlyn Gay (Feb. 1, hardcover, $49.95, ISBN 978-0810877016), ages 10 to 18.


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ABC, Now You See Me by Kim Siebold (Mar. 13, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0762440672) is a lift-the-flap alphabet book featuring animals. Ages 1 to 4.

Dino Express by Tim Beaumont (Mar. 13, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0762443376). Small dinos board a train in this book with tabs, flaps, and glow-in-the-dark ink. Ages 1 to 4.

Pop-Up Creatures: Eye to Eye (Mar. 6, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0762441341); and Pop-Up Creatures: Stripes to Spots (Mar. 6, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0762441358) by Frans Lanting and Jennifer Barry. Kids identify animals in these pop-up books. Ages 3 to 6.

Soup for One by Ethan Long (Mar. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0762443543). In this counting tale, a fly trying to enjoy his lunch is joined by unwelcome pals. Ages 3 to 6.

It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (Deluxe Edition) by Charles M. Schulz (Jan. 17, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0762444120) is based on this holiday TV special. Ages 4 to 8.

Peek Inside: It’s Easter Time! by Megan Bryant (Jan. 17, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0762444410) is an activity book with flaps, stickers, and doodles. Ages 4 to 8.

Moonlight Ocean by Elizabeth Golding, illus. by Ali Lodge (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0762444861) features “magic flashlights” to view ocean creatures. Ages 4 to 8.

Percy and TumTum: A Tale of Two Dogs by Jen Hill (Apr. 10, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0762444298). What does Percy do when the family’s new dog is getting all the attention? Ages 4 to 8.

Hatchlings: Life-Size Baby Dinosaurs by Kelly Milner Halls, illus. by Adam Relf (Mar. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0762444021) offers dinosaur facts and pictures. Ages 4-up.

Easy-Peasy Recipes: Snacks and Treats to Make and Eat by Karen Berman, illus. by Doreen Mulryan Marts (May 8, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0762444434) provides snack recipes. Ages 6 to 10.

The Secret of the Ginger Mice by Frances Watts, illus. by David Francis (Apr. 3, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0762444106). Three mice have an adventure after one is kidnapped. Ages 8 to 12.

Steampunk: Frankenstein, illus. by Zdenko Basic and Manuel Sumberac (Apr. 17, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0762444274) is a graphic interpretation of the story of Frankenstein. Ages 12-up.

Brave New Love: 13 Dystopian Tales of Desire by Paula Guran (Feb. 14, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0762442201) explores survival of the fittest in terms of love, passion, and humanity. Ages 13-up.

The Downside of Being Charlie by Jenny Torres Sanchez (May 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0762444014). A teen struggles with fighting his loser status, stress-inducing bulimia, and a dysfunctional family. Ages 13-up.


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Augie to Zebra: An Alphabet Book! by Caspar Babypants, illus. by Kate Endle (May 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1570617508) is an alliterative ABC book. Ages 3 to 6.

Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?: Real Answers to Real Questions from Preteens About Body Changes, Sex, and Other Growing-Up Stuff by Julie Metzger and Robert Lehman (Mar. 27, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1570617393) answers questions about puberty. Ages 9 to 12.


PAWS IV presents Gnome from Nome by Stephen Cosgrove, illus. by Robin James (Apr. 3, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1570617775), ages 3 to 6.And Larry Gets Lost continues with Larry Gets Lost in Portland by Michael Mullin, illus. by John Skewes (June 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1570616792), ages 3 to 6.


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I See the Sun in... gains I See the Sun in Mexico by Dedie King, illus. by Judith Inglese (June 18, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1935874140), ages 5-up.


I Love You, Little Bear (Apr. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545402828) is a touch-and-feel novelty book. Up to age 3.

Mirror Mirror: Movie Storybook by Jenne Simon (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545436748) is based on this film. Ages 4 to 8.

Buzz Lightyear Foam Gliders (Disney Pixar Toy Story): Simple-to-Build Gliders Let You Soar with Toy Story Favorites by the editors of Klutz (Jan. 1, mixed media, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545396561) includes punch-out pieces to assemble five flyers. Ages 4-up.

Beyblade: Official Handbook: Metal Fusion and Metal Masters by Tracey West (Jan. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545433860) is a tie-in to this TV show. Ages 7 to 10.

Mirror Mirror: The Movie Novel by Lexi Ryals (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545436755) is a novelization of this film. Ages 7 to 10.


Chuggington adds Dinosaur Adventure! (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545368636); and Lights, Camera, Action Chugger! (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545368575), ages 3 to 5. I Spy by Jean Marzollo, illus. by Walter Wick, releases I Spy a Funny Frog (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545415811); I Spy Animals (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545415835); I Spy Letters (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545415842); and I Spy Numbers (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545415859), ages 3 to 5. My First Biography greets Abraham Lincoln by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Liz Goulet Dubois (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545342940), ages 3 to 5. Scholastic Reader Level 1 offers BOB Books: Cupcake Surprise! (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545382694); and BOB Books: The New Puppy (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545382687) by Lynn Maslen Kertell, illus. by Sue Hendra, ages 4 to 7. And Lalaloopsy issues Let’s Grow a Garden! by Lauren Cecil (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545392181); and The Ballet Recital by Jenne Simon (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545392167), ages 4 to 8.

LEGO City introduces 2012 Reader (Level 1) (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545369923), ages 3 to 5; and Catch That Crook! by Michael Anthony Steele (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545369916), ages 4 to 8. Power Rangers Samurai gains Armed for Battle by Ray Santos (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545390101); Friend or Enemy? (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545390057); Go, Go, Samurai! (Jan. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545390125); Rangers Unite (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545390118); Super Samurai by Ace Landers (June 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545403221); and The New Ranger (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545390088), ages 4 to 8. And LEGO Ninjago features Reader: Way of the Ninja by Greg Farshtey (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545401135); and Reader: Masters of Spinjitzu by Tracey West (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545401142), ages 4 to 8; and Official Guide (Jan. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545348294); Chapter Book: Cole, Ninja of Earth (Jan. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545369930); Chapter Book: Jay, Ninja of Lightning (Jan. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545369947) by Farshtey; and Reader The Golden Weapons by West (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545401159), ages 7 to 10.

Dragon Reader offers Dragon’s Easter Egg Hunt by Ivy Silver (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545200608), ages 4 to 8. New Pokémon titles by Simcha Whitehill are Amazing Scenes in 3-D (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545417129); Unova Reader #2 (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545380720); and Unova Reader #3 (Apr. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545380737), ages 4 to 8. Scooby-Doo Comic Storybooks adds Camp Fear by Lee Howard (Apr. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545398848), ages 4 to 8. Joining Scooby-Doo Readers is Werewolf Watch by Sonia Sander (Apr. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545384773), ages 4 to 8. Disney Princess presents Make Your Own Princess Tiaras by the editors of Klutz (Jan. 1, mixed media, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545396578), ages 4-up. LEGO Star Wars greets The Padawan Menace by Ace Landers (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545404501), ages 7 to 10. And Ripley’s Shout Outs launches with Roar! (Animals) (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545380751); Zoom! (Space) (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545380768); Woof! (Pets) (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545380775); and Burp! (Human Body) (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545380782) by Ripley’s Inc., illus. by John Graziano, ages 7 to 10.

Rainbow Magic introduces Special Edition: Olympia the Games Fairy by Daisy Meadows (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545457033), ages 7 to 10. Dear America gains Behind the Masks by Susan Patron (Jan. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545304375), ages 8 to 12. Everest by Gordon Korman debuts with The Contest (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545392327); The Climb (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545392334); and The Summit by (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545392341), ages 8 to 12. Star Wars continues with The Wrath of Darth Maul by Ryder Windham (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545383271), ages 8 to 12; and The Phantom Menace: 3D Storybook (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545389860), ages 9 to 12. The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers issues The Dead of Night by Peter Lerangis (Mar. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545298414), ages 8 to 12. And The Hunger Games presents Movie Tie-in Edition by Suzanne Collins (Feb. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545425117); Official Illustrated Movie Companion (Feb. 7, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545422901); and The World of the Hunger Games (Mar. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545425124) by Kate Egan, ages 12-up.


Blue Sky by Audrey Wood (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545316101) celebrates the ever-changing sky. All ages.

Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545273220) examines oceans. Ages 4 to 8.

How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball by David Shannon (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545381789). A boy uses his love of baseball to overcome a cruel tyrant. Ages 9-12.


One Sheep, Blue Sheep by Thom Wiley, illus. by Ben Mantle (June 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545402842). This story of silly sheep teaches counting and colors. Up to age 3.

Animals on the Farm by Christopher Hernandez (Jan. 1, novelty book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545382502) is a book about animals that features sounds and music. Ages 3 to 5.

Goodnight, I Love You by Caroline Jayne Church (Jan. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545392150) is a bedtime book. Ages 3 to 5.

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover! by Lucille Colandro, illus. by Jared D. Lee (Jan. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545352222) puts a new spin on this song. Ages 3 to 5.

Things I Love About Bedtime by Trace Moroney (Jan. 1, novelty book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545290166) celebrates the joys of bedtime. Ages 3 to 5.

Dayenu! A Favorite Passover Song by Miriam Latimer (Feb. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545312363) presents this holiday song. Ages 3 to 5.

My Easter Bunny! by Lily Karr, illus. by Jay Johnson (Feb. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545371179) is a bunny-shaped board book. Ages 3 to 5.

Five Little Puppies Jumping on the Bed by Lily Karr, illus. by Aaron Zenz (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545382526) gives a touch-and-feel twist to this rhyme. Ages 3 to 5.

Potty Time! by Caroline Jayne Church (May 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545350808) is a potty-themed book with sound chip. Ages 3 to 5.

Don’t Wake the Bear! by Steve Smallman, illus. by Caroline Pedler (Feb. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545332996) Will animals celebrating spring awaken a bear? Ages 4 to 8.


How Do Dinosaurs... adds How Do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies? by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague (Jan. 1, novelty book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545382533), ages 3 to 5. I Spy continues with I Spy Sticker Book and Picture Riddles by Jean Marzollo, illus. by Walter Wick (Jan. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545390743), ages 4 to 8. Scholastic Readers Pre-Level 1 issues Gus Makes a Gift by Frank Remkiewicz (Apr. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545244695), ages 4 to 6. Scholastic Readers Level 1 releases Clifford Sees America (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545231442); and Clifford’s Field Day (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545223256) by Norman Bridwell, ages 4 to 7. Fly Guy returns in Ride, Fly Guy, Ride! by Tedd Arnold (Mar. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545222761), ages 4 to 8. And Scholastic Readers Level 2 offers Rainbow Magic: The Fairy Treasure Hunt by Daisy Meadows (Mar. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545384933), ages 6 to 8.


Muncle Trogg by Janet Foxley (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545378000) is a fairy tale about the smallest giant in the world. Ages 7 to 10.

The Crowfield Demon by Pat Walsh (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545317696) is a sequel to The Crowfield Curse. Ages 8 to 12.

Zac and the Dream Stealers by Ross MacKenzie (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545401067). It’s up to one boy to take back the night. Ages 8 to 12.

The Whisper by Emma Clayton (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545317726) is a sequel to The Roar. Ages 10 to 14.

Girl Out Loud by Emily Gale (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545304382) relays the saga of a reluctant rock chick. Age 12-up.


Tunnels presents Spiral by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545429610), ages 10 to 14. And Numbers adds Infinity by Rachel Ward (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545350921), ages 14-up.


The Moon over High Street by Natalie Babbitt (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0545376365) is a new novel by the author of Tuck Everlasting. Ages 10 to 14.


Title in Spanish

Comportate, Pablo Picasso! (Just Behave, Pablo Picasso!) by Jonah Winter, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545132947), ages 4 to 8.

Series in Spanish

LEGO City introduces Apagar el incendio!: (Fight This Fire!) by Michael Anthony Steele (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545375634), ages 3 to 5. Lector de Scholastic nivel 1 issues Clifford y los dinosaurios: (Scholastic Reader Level 1: Clifford and the Dinosaurs) by Norman Bridwell (Jan. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545375528), ages 4 to 8. El Superbebe panal releases La invasion de los ladrones de inodoros: (Super Diaper Baby: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers) by Dav Pilkey (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545375627), ages 7 to 10. And Escalofrios horrorlandia offers Mis amigos me llaman monstruo (Goosebumps HorrorLand: My Friends Call Me Monster) by R.L. Stine (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545375474), ages 8 to 12.


Pandemonium by Chris Wooding, illus. by Cassandra Diaz (Jan. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0545252218, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0439877596) is a fantasy-adventure graphic novel with a macabre twist. Ages 8 to 12.


Bone gains Quest for the Spark #2 by Tom Sniegoski, illus. by Jeff Smith (Feb. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0545141031; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545141048), ages 8 to 12.


Zoe Gets Ready by Bethanie Murguia (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545342155). Getting dressed inspires big dreams. Ages 3 to 5.

Just Behave, Pablo Picasso! by Jonah Winter, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545132916) offers a story about this artist. Ages 4 to 8.

The Boy on Cinnamon Street by Phoebe Stone (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545215121) tells of a wounded girl and the boy who won’t give up on her. Ages 8 to 12.

Gold Medal Summer by Donna Freitas (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545327886) relays a gymnastics story. Ages 10 to 14.

The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves by Sarah Moon and James Lecesne (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545399326) rounds up letters from various authors. Ages 12-up.

Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545382137) centers on a teen and her guardian angel. Ages 12-up.

The Girls of No Return by Erin Saldin (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545310260) is a novel about girls, knives, and redemption. Age 14-up.

Irises by Francisco X. Stork (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545151351). Two sisters discover what’s truly worth living for. Ages 12-up.

Above by Leah Bobet (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545296700) is an urban fantasy about dangers outside and in. Ages 14-up.



Rookie Toddler adds ABC (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531208502); Counting 1 to 10 (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531208519); Let’s Go to the Library (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531208533); Red Truck, Yellow Bus: A Book of Colors (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531208526); Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn Around (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531208540); and Wheels on the Truck Go ’Round and ’Round (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531208557), up to age 3. New Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs titles by Wil Mara are Oviraptor (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209325); Apatosaurus (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209349); Stegosaurus (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209295); Triceratops (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209318); Tyrannosaurus Rex (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209301); and Velociraptor (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209332), ages 3 to 6. And Rookie Read-About Sports issues Soccer (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209271); Gymnastics (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209288); and Tee Ball (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209264) by Wil Mara; and Basketball by Danny Stone, Daniel Stone, and Danton Stone (Mar. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531209356), ages 3 to 6.

True Books: Earth Science offers Ecology: The Study of Ecosystems (Mar. 1; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531282694); Geology: The Study of Rocks (Mar. 1; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531282700); Oceanography: The Study of Oceans (Mar. 1; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531282731); and Paleontology: The Study of Prehistoric Life (Mar. 1; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531282748) by Susan Heinrichs Gray; and Hydrology: The Study of Water (Mar. 1; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531282717); and Meteorology: The Study of Weather (Mar. 1; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531282724) by Christine Taylor-Butler, ages 8 to 10. And joining Nature’s Children are Chimpanzees by Katie Marsico (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210857); Bald Eagles by Emily J Dolbear (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210765); Dolphins by Josh Gregory (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210758); Komodo Dragons by Ruth Bjorklund (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210772); Lions (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210789); Pandas (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210802) by Jennifer Zeiger; Penguins by Lucia Raatma (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210819); Sharks by Katie Marsico (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210826); Tarantulas by Vicky Franchino (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210833); and Wolves by Charnan Simon (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531210840), ages 8 to 10.

New True Books: U.S. Regions by Dana Meachen Rau are The Midwest (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531283257); The Northeast (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531283264); The Southeast (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531283271); The Southwest (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531283288); The West (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531283301); and U.S. Landforms (Mar. 1; paper; $6.95; ISBN 978-0531283295), ages 8 to 10. And Cornerstones of Freedom, Third Series welcomes Barack Obama by Jennifer Zeiger (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281505); Citizenship by Lucia Raatma (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281642); The Democratic Process by Mark Friedman (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281550); The Statue of Liberty by Deborah Kent (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281666); World War I by Josh Gregory (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281680); World War II by R. Conrad Stein (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281697); and Immigration (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281574); The Louisiana Purchase (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281604); The Nuclear Age (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281628); and The Space Race (Mar. 1; paper; $8.95; ISBN 978-0531281659) by Peter Benoit, ages 9 to 11.



You Wouldn’t Want to... continues with You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Ninja Warrior!: A Secret Job That’s Your Destiny by John Malam (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531209486); You Wouldn’t Want to Be Cursed by King Tut!: A Mysterious Death You’d Rather Avoid by Jacqueline Morley (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531209493); and You Wouldn’t Want to Work on the Hoover Dam!: An Explosive Job You’d Rather Not Do by Ian Graham, illus. by David Antram (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531209462); and You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Pony Express Rider!: A Dusty, Thankless Job You’d Rather Not Do by Tom Ratliff, illus. by Mark Bergin (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531209479), ages 8 to 18.


Dear Cinderella by Mary Jane Kensington and Marian Moore, illus. by Julie Olson (Feb. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545342209) reveals the correspondence between Cinderella and Snow White. Ages 3 to 5.

Silly Doggy! by Adam Stower (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545373234). Lily and her new best friend share a silly day. Ages 3 to 5.

The Jungle Run by Tony Mitton, illus. by Guy Parker-Rees (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545392563). Cub proves that being small can be best of all. Ages 3 to 5.

Homer by Shelley Rotner, illus. by Diane deGroat (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545332729). When the Doggers take on the Hounds in a baseball game, Homer hits a grand slam. Ages 4 to 8.


Scholastic Reader Level 1 adds Max Spaniel: Funny Lunch by David Catrow (Apr. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545057509), ages 4 to 8. And The Last Dragon Chronicles concludes with The Fire Ascending by Chris d’Lacey (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545402163), ages 8 to 12.


Sami’s Sleepaway Summer by Jenny Meyerhoff (Apr. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545362672). Is Sami ready for summer camp, and is camp ready for her? Ages 7 to 10.

The Kid Who Became President by Dan Gutman (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545442145) is a sequel to The Kid Who Ran for President. Ages 8 to 12.


Double Trouble by Abby Klein, illus. by John McKinley, starts up with Show & Tell (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545294942); and April Fool’s Surprise (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545294959), ages 4 to 8. Ready, Freddy! releases Save the Earth! by Abby Klein, illus. by John McKinley (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545295031), ages 4 to 8. New Scholastic Readers, Level 2 titles are Hibernation by Tori Kosara (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545365826); and Solar System by Gregory Vogt (Feb. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545382670), ages 6 to 8; and Rainbow Magic: A Fairyland Costume Ball by Daisy Meadows (May 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545433891), ages 7 to 10. Scholastic Reader Level 3 adds Remembering the Titanic by Frieda Wishinsky (Mar. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545358446), ages 6 to 8. And Beast Quest by Adam Blade continues with Amulet of Avantia: Luna the Moon Wolf (Jan. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545272131); and Amulet of Avantia: Blaze the Ice Dragon (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545272124), ages 7 to 10.

Geronimo Stilton issues The Mystery in Venice (Jan. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545340977); and The Way of the Samurai (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545341011) by Geronimo Stilton, ages 7 to 10. Rainbow Magic greets Belle the Birthday Fairy by Daisy Meadows (Jan. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545270540), ages 7 to 10. 3-D Thrillers adds Snakes and Other Extraordinary Reptiles by Paul Harrison (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545381321), ages 7 to 10. Jack Gets a Clue welcomes The Case of the Loose-Toothed Shark by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Gary Lacoste (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545266574), ages 7 to 10. Kitty Corner offers Domino by Ellen Miles (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545275750), ages 7 to 10. Creepella von Cacklefur returns in Ghost Pirate Treasure: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure by Geronimo Stilton (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545307444), ages 7 to 10. And The Puppy Place by Ellen Miles introduces Bandit (Feb. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545348348); and Lucy (May 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545348331), ages 7 to 10.

20 Questions debuts with Why Do Feet Smell? by Gilda Berger and Melvin Berger (Feb. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545346658), ages 7 to 10. I Survived adds I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 by Lauren Tarshis (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545206990), ages 7 to 10. Magical Animal Fairies by Daisy Meadows debuts with Ashley the Dragon Fairy (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545384179); Lara the Black Cat Fairy (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545384186); Erin the Phoenix Fairy (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545384193); Rihanna the Seahorse Fairy (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545384209); Sophia the Snow Swan Fairy (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545384223); Leona the Unicorn Fairy (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545384230); and Caitlin the Ice Bear Fairy (Mar. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545384247), ages 7 to 10. And Thea Stilton offers Thea Stilton and the Secret of the Old Castle: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure (Mar. 1; paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0545341073); and Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure (June 1; paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0545341042) by Thea Stilton, ages 7 to 10.

Underworlds by Tony Abbott starts up with The Battle Begins (Apr. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545308311); and When Monsters Escape (Apr. 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545308328), ages 7 to 10. Scream Team by Bill Doyle, illus. by Jared D. Lee, launches with The Werewolf at Home Plate (May 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545341981); and Vampire at Half Court (June 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545341998), ages 7 to 10. Ricky Vargas debuts with The Funniest Kid in the World by Alan Katz, illus. by Stacy Curtis (June 1; paper; $4.99; ISBN 978-0545310314), ages 7 to 10. Dear Dumb Diary Year Two by Jim Benton opens with School. Hasn’t This Gone on Long Enough? (Jan. 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545377614); and Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #2 (June 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545377638), ages 8 to 12. Goosebumps Hall of Horrors by R.L. Stine offers Don’t Scream! (Jan. 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545289375); and The Birthday Party of No Return (Apr. 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545289382), ages 8 to 12. And Dogs of the Drowned City by Dayna Lorentz issues The Storm (Apr. 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545276436); and The Return (June 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545276474), ages 8 to 12.

Best at Everything by Martin Oliver, illus. by Simon Ecob, introduces Boys Only: How to Survive Anything (May 1; paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0545430968); and Girls Only: How to Survive Anything (May 1; paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-0545430951), ages 8 to 12. Launching Confectionately Yours is Save the Cupcake! by Lisa Papademetriou (May 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545222280), ages 8 to 12. Sleuth or Dare by Kim Harrington debuts with Partners in Crime (May 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545389648); and Sleepover Stakeout (June 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545389655), ages 8 to 12. Profiles issues Tech Titans by Carla Killough McClafferty (Mar. 1; paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-0545365772), ages 10 to 14. Bluford High by Paul Langan gains The Fallen (Jan. 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545391146); Shattered (Jan. 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545391153); and Search for Safety (June 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545395489), ages 12-up. And Border Town debuts with Crossing the Line by Malin Alegria (May 1; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-0545402408), ages 12-up.


Take a Bow by Elizabeth Eulberg (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545334747) centers on four friends at a performing arts high school. Ages 12-up.

The List by Siobhan Vivian (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545169172) is a novel about high school attraction and its risks. Ages 12-up.

Perception by Kim Harrington (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545230537). This paranormal mystery is a sequel to Clarity. Ages 14-up.


Abandon continues with Underworld by Meg Cabot (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545284110), ages 14-up.


Dinosaur Thunder by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0590452960). A boy conquers his fear of thunder. Ages 3 to 5.

Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure by Shana Corey, illus. by Hadley Hooper (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545342780) spotlights the founder of the Girl Scouts. Ages 4 to 8.

Marty McGuire Digs Worms! by Kate Messner, illus. by Brian Floca (Feb. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545142472). Marty sets out to turn garbage from the school cafeteria into fertilizer. Ages 4 to 8.

Split! Splat! by Amy Gibson, illus. by Steve Bjorkman (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0439587532) is a rainy-day celebration. Ages 4 to 8.

Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs by Michaela Muntean, photos by K.C. Bailey and Steve Kazmierski (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545234979) tells of a family of dogs and the man who believed in them. Ages 4 to 8.

Those Rebels, John and Tom by Barbara Kerley, illus. by Edwin Fotheringham (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545222686) focuses on the relationship between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Ages 7 to 10.

Game Changers: Book 1 by Mike Lupica (May 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545381826). Two football players compete to become starting quarterback. Ages 7 to 10.

Ghost Buddy #1: Zero to Hero by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545298872; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545298827). A ghost helps Billy avenge a bully in this series launch. Ages 8 to 12.

Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545331807). In a Mississippi town in 1964, tempers flare about the segregated public pool. Ages 8 to 12.

The Boy Project: Notes and Observations of Kara McAllister by Kami Kinard (Jan. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545345156). Are boys a different species? Ages 8 to 12.

The Chronicles of Avantia: First Hero (Feb. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545361606); and Chasing Evil (June 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545361583) by Adam Blade launch a series featuring deadly beasts and brutal combat. Ages 8 to 12.

One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545351966). If a boy and his dog are to stay together, they must run away. Ages 8 to 12.

Plunked by Michael Northrop (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545297141). A young slugger who’s hit by a pitch needs more than practice to get his game back. Ages 8 to 12.

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545116749) tells the stories of Titanic survivors. Ages 8 to 12.

The Mastermind Plot by Angie Frazier (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545208642). Suzanna follows clues and eludes danger. Ages 8 to 12.

The Secret Tree by Natalie Standiford (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545334792) tells of a tree that’s (literally) filled with secrets. Ages 8 to 12.

Whatever After: Fairest of All by Sarah Mlynowski (May 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545403306) launches a series offering twists on classic fairy tales. Ages 8 to 12.

Capture the Flag by Kate Messner (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545395397). Three kids have an adventure of historic proportions. Ages 8 to 12.

If Only by Carole Geithner (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545234993) follows a girl’s journey through loss and grief. Ages 10 to 14.

Dreamsleeves by Coleen Murtagh Paratore (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545310208) is a novel about a girl who wears her dreams on her sleeve. Ages 10 to 14.

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545284134) launches a trilogy involving danger, deceit, and hidden identities. Ages 10 to 14.

The Hunger Games Tribute Guide by Emily Seife (Feb. 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545457828) is a guide to the tributes in the 74th annual Hunger Games. Ages 12-up.

Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545320696) reveals how comebacks can take place off the field. Ages 12-up.

Grim by Anna Waggener (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545384803) is a debut by the winner of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards novel contest. Ages 12-up.

What Boys Really Want by Pete Hautman (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545113151). Adam decides to write a relationship advice book, infuriating his friend Lita. Ages 12-up.


Archvillain adds Mad Mask by Barry Lyga (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545196512; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545196536), ages 8 to 12. Swindle continues with Showoff by Gordon Korman (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545320597), ages 8 to 12. The Clone Codes concludes with The Visitor by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick McKissack (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0439929875), ages 8 to 12. Twice Upon a Time by Wendy Mass debuts with Rapunzel, the One with All the Hair (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0439796590); Sleeping Beauty, the One Who Took the Really Long Nap (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0439796583); and Beauty and the Beast, the Only One Who Didn’t Run Away (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545310185), ages 8 to 12. Storm Runners adds Eruption by Roland Smith (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545081740), ages 8 to 12. Vietnam offers Sharpshooter by Chris Lynch (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545270267), ages 8 to 12. And The Loser List introduces Revenge of the Loser by H.N. Kowitt (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545399265), ages 8 to 12.

Troubletwisters gains The Monster by Garth Nix and Sean Williams (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545258982), ages 8 to 12. Chronicles of the Red King issues Stones of Ravenglass by Jenny Nimmo (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0439846745), ages 8 to 12. Wolves of the Beyond continues with Wolves of the Beyond #5 by Kathryn Lasky (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545279611), ages 8 to 12. Dogs of the Drowned City introduces The Pack by Dayna Lorentz (May 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545276467), ages 8 to 12. The Norumbegan Quartet concludes with The Norumbegan Quartet #4 by M.T. Anderson (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545334938), ages 8 to 12. And Predator Cities by Phillip Reeve includesMortal Engines (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545222112); Predator’s Gold(June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545222129); Infernal Devices (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545222136); and A Darkling Plain (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545222143), ages 12-up.


The What We Remember, What We Forget: The Best Young Writers and Artists in America (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545397148) compiles art and writing from students across the country. Ages 12-up.



Scholastic Discover More releases Farm by Penny Arlon (Jan. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545365710); and Animal Babies (Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545365680); and My Body(Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545345149) by Andrea Pinnington, ages 4 to 8; See Me Grow by Arlon (Jan. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545345132), ages 5-up; Penguins (Jan. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545330244); and Planets (Jan. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545330282) by Arlon, ages 7-up; Night Sky by Giles Sparrow (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545383745); and Technology by Clive Gifford (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545383738), ages 8 to 12; and The Elements by Dan Green (Jan. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545330190); and Ocean and Sea by Steve Parker (Jan. 1, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545330220), ages 10-up.



Bumper Book of Crafty Activities: 100+ Creative Ideas for Kids (June 1, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1844487936) presents instructions for more than 100 craft projects. Ages 9 to 12.


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The Little Yellow Bottle by Angèle Delaunois, illus. by Christine Delezenne (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1926920344) reveals how war can come in the most innocent package. Ages 6 to 10.

Emily Included by Kathleen McDonnell (Mar. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1926920337). Emily’s fight for the right to be included made a difference for disabled children. Ages 8 to 12.

Yesterday’s Dead by Pat Bourke (Apr. 1, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1926920320). A girl struggles to do what’s right during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918. Ages 9 to 13.

Rachel’s Secret by Shelly Sanders (Apr. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1926920375). A Jewish and a Russian teenager form a bond during anti-Semitic riots in 1903 Russia. Ages 13-up.


The Lunch Bunch adds Bernadette to the Rescue by Susan Glickman (Apr. 16, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1926920382), ages 7 to 9.


Kylie’s Special Treat: A Food Allergy Fairy Tale by Letizia Barbetta, illus. by Wendy Sefcik (May 1; hardcover; $18.95; ISBN 978-1935381006). A girl with food allergies loves to paint and dreams of living happily ever after with her prince. Ages 4 to 8.


Songs in the Shade of the Flamboyant Tree: French Creole Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes by Chantal Grosleziat, illus. by Laurent Corvaisier (June 1, mixed media, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163826). Packaged with a CD, this book presents 30 lullabies in English and French Creole. Ages 3 to 5.


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The Dragon Tattoo Book by Paul Virr (Feb. 7, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1862008670). This book about dragon realms includes a sheet of removable tattoos. Ages 6-up.

The Pirate Tattoo Book by Lara Maiklem (Feb. 7, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1862008663) explores the pirate world and offers a sheet of removable tattoos. Ages 6-up.


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Celebrating Chinese Festivals: A Collection of Holiday Tales, Poems and Activities by Sanmu Tang (Feb. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1602209619). A girl and her family celebrate key festivals in China. Ages 4 to 8.

The Water Dragon: A Chinese Legend by Li Jian (Mar. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-160220ISBN 9787). A Chinese boy takes his magic pearl on a journey and discovers how to save his drought-ravaged village. Ages 4 to 8.


Wolf Won’t Bite! by Emily Gravett (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442427631) stars three little pigs and a wolf who (maybe) won’t bite. Ages 2 to 6.

Zorro Gets an Outfit by Carter Goodrich (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442435353). Fashion goes to the dogs in this follow-up to Say Hello to Zorro! Ages 4 to 8.

I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes, illus. by Bryan Collier (May 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442420083) presents this classic poem with new art. Ages 4 to 8.

King of the Mound: My Summer with Satchel Paige by Wes Tooke (Feb. 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442433465). Baseball legend Paige changes a boy’s life. Ages 8 to 12.

Cordially Uninvited by Jennifer Roy (Apr. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442439207). Will Claire’s cousin’s royal romance end in disaster? Ages 8 to 12.

Once Upon a Toad by Heather Vogel Frederick (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416984788). A girl lands in trouble in this modern fractured fairy tale. Ages 8 to 12.

Anyway*: *A Story About Me with 138 Footnotes, 27 Exaggerations, and 1 Plate of Spaghetti by Arthur Salm (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442429307). Max attempts to give his personality a cool, bad-boy makeover. Ages 8 to 12.

Heroes of Olympus by Laurie Calkhoven and Philip Freeman, illus. by Drew Willis (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442417298) retells Greek and Roman myths. Ages 8 to 12.

The Alchemy of Forever: An Incarnation Novel by Avery Williams (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442443167). Seraphina’s first love made her immortal—her second might get her killed. Ages 12-up.

Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom by John Joseph Adams (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442420298) compiles stories about John Carter of Mars. Ages 12-up.

Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis (Feb. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416938958). A soldier returns from Iraq a changed person. Ages 12-up.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442408920). Two teenage boys with little in common beyond their Mexican heritage form a deep friendship. Ages 12-up.

Kill Switch by Chris Lynch (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416927020) offers a tale of espionage and loyalty. Ages 12-up.

Liberator by Richard Harland (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442423336) is a steampunk sequel to Worldshaker. Ages 12-up.

Wentworth Hall by Abby Grahame (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442451964). This historical novel centers on the secretive Darlingtons of Wentworth Hall. Ages 12-up.

Wrecked by Anna Davies (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442432789) is a paranormal reimagining of The Little Mermaid. Ages 12-up.

Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson (May 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416990673) is a novel involving impending loss. Ages 12-up.

Reunited by Hilary Weisman Graham (June 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442439849). Three former best friends reunite at a concert. Ages 12-up.

Riese: Kingdom Falling by Ryan Copple and Greg Cox (June 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442429697). Princess Riese is torn between her duty to her family and a secret love in this prequel to the steampunk SyFy.com Web series. Ages 12-up.

The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir by Gaby Rodriguez and Jenna Glatzer (Jan. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442446229) tells the true story of a high school senior whose faked pregnancy rocked her community and made international headlines. Ages 14-up.

In Honor by Jessi Kirby (May 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442416970). A devastating loss leads to an unexpected road trip. Ages 14-up.


The Neil Flambé Capers by Kevin Sylvester issues Neil Flambé and the Marco Polo Murders (Jan. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442446045); Neil Flambé and the Aztec Abduction (Jan. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442446076); and Neil Flambé and the Crusader’s Curse (May 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442442863), ages 8 to 12. U-Ventures continues with Return to the Cave of Time by Edward Packard, illus. by Drew Willis (Mar. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442434271), ages 8 to 12. H.I.V.E. adds Zero Hour by Mark Walden (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442421882), ages 8 to 12. Erec Rex releases The Secret of Ashona by Kaza Kingsley, illus. by James Ng and Melvyn Grant (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416979920), ages 10-up. A Hero for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416983125) joins The Search for WondLa, ages 10-up. And The Chemical Garden Trilogy continues with Fever by Lauren DeStefano (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442409071), ages 14-up.


One of a Kind by Ariel S. Winter (June 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442420168). An only child learns that in a classroom of multiples, individuality is awesome. Ages 4 to 7.

The Big Adventure of the Smalls by Helen Stephens, illus. by Helen Stephens (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442450585). Siblings won’t let anything stand in the way of finding their missing friend. Ages 4 to 8.

Steve Jobs: Thinking Differently by Patricia Lakin (Feb. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442453944; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442453937) is a middle-grade biography. Ages 8 to 12.

Aliens in Underpants Save the World by Claire Freedman, illus. Ben Cort (Mar. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442427686) is a follow-up to Aliens Love Underpants. Ages 8 to 12.

Twice Upon a Time by James Riley (Apr. 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416995968) is the sequel to Half Upon a Time. Ages 8 to 12.

Shadow Spell by Caro King (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442420458; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442339088) is the sequel to Seven Sorcerers, ages 8 to 12.

Seeing Cinderella by Jenny Lundquist (Mar. 20, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442445505; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442429260) introduces a sixth grader whose magical glasses allow her to read people’s thoughts. Ages 9 to 13.


Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew gains The Make-a-Pet Mystery (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1416994640); and Cape Mermaid Mystery (May 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442446250) by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Macky Pamintuan, ages 6 to 9. The Hardy Boys: Secret Files offers Sports Sabotage by Franklin W. Dixon, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Apr. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442423169), ages 6 to 9. Joining Mermaid Tales are Battle of the Best Friends (May 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442449794; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442429826); and Trouble at Trident Academy (May 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-144244ISBN 9787; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442429802) by Debbie Dadey, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan, ages 6 to 9. Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers issues Movie Mayhem: Book Three in the Deathstalker Trilogy by Franklin W. Dixon (Jan. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442402607), ages 8 to 12. Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder adds Who Cut the Cheese? by Jo Nesbø, trans. by Tara Chace, illus. by Mike Lowery (Jan. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442433076), ages 8 to 12. And Nancy Drew (All New) Girl Detective releases Stalk, Don’t Run: Book Three in the Malibu Mayhem Trilogy by Carolyn Keene (Feb. 21, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442422995), ages 8 to 12.

Seeds of Rebellion by Brandon Mull (Mar. 13, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416997948; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1442449657) joins Beyonders, ages 8 to 12. Goddess Girls welcomes Medusa the Mean by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams (Apr. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442433793), ages 8 to 12. Merits of Mischief presents The Bad Apple by T.R. Burns (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442440296), ages 8 to 12. Pegasus continues with The Flame of Olympus by Kate O’Hearn (May 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442444096), ages 8 to 12. Canterwood Crest by Jessica Burkhart releases Initiation (Jan. 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442419483); and Popular (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442419506), ages 9 to 13. Rising Stars continues with Double Feature by Julia DeVillers and Jennifer Roy (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442434028), ages 9 to 13. Famous for Thirty Seconds by P.G. Kain (Mar. 6, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-14169ISBN 97863) is new to Commercial Breaks, ages 9 to 13. Dork Diaries introduces Tales from a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess by Rachel Renee Russell (June 5, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1442411920), ages 9 to 13. And Morpheus Road gains The Blood by D.J. MacHale (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416965183), ages 10-up.


I Don’t Want to Be a Pea! by Ann Bonwill, illus. by Simon Rickerty (Jan. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442436145). Hugo Hippo and Bella Bird must learn to agree. Ages 2 to 6.

I’ll Save You, Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal, illus. by Marc Rosenthal (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442403789) is a follow-up to I Must Have Bobo! Ages 3 to 6.

East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0689858284). Two dragons confront their fear of each other. Ages 4 to 7.

Jazz Age Josephine by Jonah Winter, illus. by Marjorie Priceman (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416961239) is a picture book biography of dancer, singer, and actress Josephine Baker. Ages 4 to 8.

Crafty Chloe by Kelly S. Dipucchio, illus. by Heather Ross (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442421233) launches a series about a young DIY expert. Ages 4 to 8.

C.R. Mudgeon by Leslie Muir, illus. by Julian Hector (Mar. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416979067). Grumpy hedgehog C.R. Mudgeon likes things to stay the same. Ages 4 to 8.

Take Your Mama to Work Today by Amy Reichert, illus. by Alexandra Boiger (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416970958). Violet is ready to help at the office. Ages 4 to 8.

Hans My Hedgehog: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm by the Brothers Grimm, retold by Kate Coombs, illus. by John Nickle (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416915331) is a story of love and acceptance. Ages 5 to 8.

Stars in the Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934 by Charles R. Smith Jr., illus. by Frank Morrison (Jan. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0689866388) presents a radio broadcast re-enactment of this legendary game. Ages 8 to 12.

Little Dog, Lost by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Jennifer Bell (May 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442434233). This novel in verse tells of a boy, a lost dog, a lonely old man, and the community meeting that brings them all together. Ages 8 to 12.

One White Dolphin by Gill Lewis, illus. by Raquel Aparicio (June 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442414471) is an environmental tale about a brave dolphin. Ages 8 to 12.

About Average by Andrew Clements, illus. by Mark Elliott (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416997245) centers on a stunningly average girl. Ages 8 to 12.

Brother from a Box by Evan Kuhlman, illus. by Iacopo Bruno (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442426580) is a novel about spies, skateboarding, and robots. Ages 9 to 12.

Shadows Cast by Stars by Catherine Knutsson (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442401914). This dystopian novel centers on a half-blood girl who is a healer and seer. Ages 12-up.


Benjamin Pratt and the Keepers of the School continues with The Whites of Their Eyes by Andrew Clements, illus. by Adam Stower (Jan. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1416938880), ages 7 to 10. The Guardians welcomes E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth’s Core! by William Joyce (Feb. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442430501), ages 7 to 11. Kat, Incorrigible returns in Renegade Magic by Stephanie Burgis (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416994497), ages 10-up. And Alice is back in Alice on Board by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442445888), ages 14-up.


So, You Want to Be a Writer?: How to Write, Get Published, and Maybe Even Make It Big! by Vicki Hambleton and Cathleen Greenwood (Author) (May 1; hardcover; $17.99; ISBN 978-1582703596; paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-1582703534) is a guide to becoming a published author. Ages 8 to 12.

Better Than a Lemonade Stand!: Small Business Ideas for Kids by Daryl Bernstein, illus. by Rob Husberg (May 1; hardcover; $17.99; ISBN 978-1582703602; paper; $9.99; ISBN 978-1582703305) discusses more than 50 entrepreneurial prospects. Ages 9 and up.

Sacred Stories: Wisdom from World Religions by Marilyn McFarlane, illus. by Caroline O. Berg (Mar. 6; hardcover; $16.99; ISBN 978-1582703343; paper; $11.99; ISBN 978-1582703046) compiles tales based on seven religions. Ages 9-up.


Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-It-All by Peter Catalanotto (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442406704). Little Miss Know-It-All has answers for all of Question Boy’s queries. Ages 4 to 8.


Baby Bear Sees Blue by Ashley Wolff (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442413061). Baby Bear discovers the colorful wonders of his forest home. Ages 2 to 6.

Hey Little Baby! by Heather Leigh, illus. by Genevieve Cote (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1416989790). A baby finds his hands, toes, nose, and voice. Ages 2 to 6.

Go, Go, Grapes!: A Fruit Chant by April Pulley Sayre (May 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442433908) is a follow-up to Rah, Rah, Radishes! Ages 3 to 7.

Two Little Monkeys by Mem Fox, illus. by Jill Barton (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416986874). Can two clever monkeys outwit a hungry creature? Ages 4 to 8.

UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442426528) focuses on honeybees’ lifestyle and communities. Ages 5-up.


Brownie & Pearl return in Brownie & Pearl Go for a Spin by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Brian Biggs (Feb. 21, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1416986331), ages 3 to 5. And The Great Critter Capers issues The Great Cat Conspiracy by Katie Davies, illus. by Hannah Shaw (May 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442445130), ages 8 to 12.


Karen Katz Lift-the-Flap Books: Baby Loves Spring! (Jan. 3, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442427457); and Baby Loves Summer! (May 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442427464) by Karen Katz reveal what Baby sees during these seasons. Ages 1 to 4.

I Love You, Little Monster by Ellen Weiss, illus. by Alli Arnold (Jan. 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442428508). Little Monster’s mother loves him, even when he’s being a monster. Ages 1 to 4.

Playtime for Twins by Ellen Weiss, illus. by Sam Williams (June 12, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442430273) is a companion to Bathtime for Twins. Ages 1 to 4.

Are You a Cow? by Sandra Boynton (May 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442417335). A chicken asks readers if they are various animals. Ages 1 to 5.

Humpty Dumpty by Salina Yoon (Jan. 24, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442414112) gives this nursery rhyme an upbeat ending. Ages 2 to 4.

You’re Getting a Baby Brother! (Feb. 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442420212); and You’re Getting a Baby Sister! (Feb. 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442420502) by Sheila Sweeny Higginson, illus. by Sam Williams, are aimed at soon-to-be new siblings. Ages 2 to 5.

My First Karate Class: A Book with Foldout Pages by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, photos by Leyah Jensen (Apr. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442427488); and My First Gymnastics Class: A Book with Foldout Pages by Capucilli, photos by Laura Hanifin (May 8, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442427495) include instructions for karate and gymnastics moves. Ages 3 to 5.

Builder Bugs: A Busy Pop-up Book by David A. Carter (Apr. 24, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442426481) is a construction-themed pop-up book starring bugs. Ages 3 to 7.


Captain Awesome by Stan Kirby, illus. by George O’Connor, introduces Captain Awesome to the Rescue! (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442440906; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442435612); Captain Awesome vs. Nacho Cheese Man (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442440913; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442435636); Captain Awesome and the New Kid (May 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442442009; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442441996); and Captain Awesome Takes a Dive (June 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442442030; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442442023), ages 5 to 7. And Heidi Heckelbeck by Wanda Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris, issues Heidi Heckelbeck Casts a Spell (Jan. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442440883; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442435674); Heidi Heckelbeck Has a Secret (Jan. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442440876; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442435650); and Heidi Heckelbeck and the Cookie Contest (May 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442441668; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442441651), ages 5 to 7.


The Cat in the Rhinestone Suit by John Carter Cash, illus. by Scott Nash (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416974833) is a toe-tappin’ tale with a message. Ages 4 to 8.


Hop, Hop, Jump! by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Jarrett J Krosoczka (May 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1416997450). Kids move their bodies and dance with friends. Ages 3 to 5.

Artist Ted by Andrea Beaty, illus. by Pascal Lemaitre (Feb. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416953746). Ted paints his way into trouble—and a new friendship. Ages 4 to 8.

Goblin Secrets by William Alexander (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442427266). A boy joins a theatrical troupe of goblins to find his missing brother. Ages 8 to 12.

The Brixen Witch by Stacy DeKeyser, illus. by John Nickle (June 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442433281) features a boy, a witch, and a plague of rats. Ages 8 to 12.

Caddy’s World by Hilary McKay (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442441057). Caddy copes with change in the sixth novel starring the Casson family. Ages 10-up.

Tracks by Diane Lee Wilson (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442420137). An Irish boy and a Chinese boy overcome their differences to help build the transcontinental railroad. Ages 10 to 14.

The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416954880). Scotch tries to find her brother, who’s trapped between our world and the world of myth and chaos. Ages 14-up.


The Curse Workers gains Black Heart by Holly Black (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442403468), ages 14-up. And Mortal Instruments adds City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare (May 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1442416864), ages 14-up.


Teen Wolf by Nancy Holder (June 26, paper, $11, ISBN ISBN 978-1451674477) is an original novel based on the MTV series Teen Wolf. Ages 12 to 18.


The One That I Want by Jennifer Echols (Feb. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442452367). Crushes and date swaps complicate the lives of two best friends. Ages 12-up.

Stars in the Arena: Meet the Hotties of the Hunger Games by Mel Williams (Feb. 14, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442453630) introduces the stars of this film. Ages 12-up.

The Story of Us by Deb Caletti (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442423466) is a novel about love and family. Ages 12-up.

Fade Out by Nova Ren Suma (June 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1416975656) is a coming-of-age story by the author of Imaginary Girls. Ages 12-up

Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442430358). How much is a teen willing to risk to follow her dreams? Ages 14-up.

Cracked by K.M. Walton (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442429161). A teen lands in the psych ward with the bully who drove him to attempt suicide. Ages 14-up.

Everything You Need to Survive the Apocalypse by Lucas Klauss (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442423886). An atheist teen falls in love with a devout Christian. Ages 14-up.

Unraveling Isobel by Eileen Cook (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442413276) blends paranormal mystery and romance with dark comedy. Ages 14-up.

Dead to You by Lisa McMann (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442403888). Abducted as a boy, Ethan returns to his family at age 16. Ages 14-up.

A Beautiful Evil by Kelly Keaton (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442409279) is the sequel to Darkness Becomes Her. Ages 14-up.

Where It Began by Ann Redisch Stampler (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442423213). Gabby wakes up with no memory of the accident that landed her in the hospital. Ages 14-up.

When You Open Your Eyes by Celeste Conway (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442290; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442430310). When Tessa moves to Argentina with her father, she falls for unpredictable Lucien. Ages 14-up.

Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442453128; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442407534) is a romance exploring what it is to feel needed, connected, and alive. Ages 14-up.

Lucy in the Sky by Anonymous (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442451872; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442451858) presents a diary of addiction. Ages 14-up.

Being Friends with Boys by Terra Elan McVoy (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442421592) features one girl, several boys, and many complications. Ages 14-up.

Shine by Jeri Smith-Ready (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442439450; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442439467) concludes the Shade trilogy. Ages 14-up.

When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442433137) is a novel narrated by the girl Romeo was supposed to love. Ages 14-up.

What She Left Behind by Tracy Bilen (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442439511). Sarah and her mother plan to escape her abusive father—then her mother disappears. Ages 14-up.

Untitled by Philippa Gregory (May 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1442453449). In 1453 Italy, handsome and brilliant Luca Vero is accused of heresy. Ages 14-up.

Miracle by Elizabeth Scott (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442417069) is a novel about a girl who survives a plane crash. Ages 14-up.

Mirage by Kristi Cook (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442993) is a sequel to Haven. Ages 14-up.

Surrender by Elana Johnson (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442445680) is a follow-up to Possession. Ages 14-up.

Crazy by Amy Reed (June 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442413474) tells of a girl falling in love—and falling over the edge of sanity. Ages 14-up.

Run the Game by Jason Myers (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442446274; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442414327). Two teenage prostitutes fall in love. Ages 16-up.


Kissed by an Angel continues with Everlasting by Elizabeth Chandler (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442409217), ages 12-up.


Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer (June 26, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1451635751). Picoult and her teenage daughter make their YA debut with this novel of romance and adventure. Ages 12-up.


Oracle of Shadows and Light by Lucy Cavendish (Apr. 17, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1582703053) offers 45 oracle cards and a guidebook to help teens change their lives. Ages 12-up.



The World of Eric Carle presents Have You Seen My Cat? by Eric Carle (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442445758; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442445741), ages 3 to 5. Olivia returns in Olivia and the Dog Wash by Natalie Shaw (May 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442446380), ages 3 to 6; Olivia and the Butterfly Adventure by Shaw, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Mar. 6, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1442436015); Olivia Makes a Charm Bracelet by Farrah McDoogle, illus. by Jared Osterhold (Apr. 24, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442441637), ages 3 to 7; Olivia and the Kite Party by Alex Harvey (May 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442446502; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442446496); and Olivia and the Rain Dance by Maggie Testa, illus. by Guy Wolek (Jan. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442435438; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442435421), ages 4 to 6. And new Smurfs Classics by Peyo are The 100th Smurf (Jan. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442436152), ages 3 to 7; and Rain, Rain, Smurf Away (Feb. 21, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442436008); and Lazy Smurf Takes a Nap (June 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442446472), ages 4 to 8.

Ready-to Reads gains Katy Duck Makes a Friend by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Henry Cole (Jan. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442419773; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442419766); and Springtime in Bugland! by David A. Carter (Mar. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442438927; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442438903), ages 4 to 6; and The Really Rotten Princess by Lady Cecily Snodgrass, illus. by Mike Lester (Feb. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442433267; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442433250), ages 5 to 7. Joining Robin Hill School by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Mike Gordon, are Butterfly Garden (Mar. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442436435; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442436428); and Summer Treasure (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442436466; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442436459), ages 4 to 6. And Zooborns issues Welcome to the World, Zooborns! by Andrew Bleiman (May 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442443761; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442443778), ages 4 to 6.

Annie and Snowball adds Annie and Snowball and the Surprise Day by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Suçie Stevenson (Mar. 6; hardcover; $15.99; ISBN 978-1416939443), ages 5 to 7. You’re Invited to a Creepover by P.J. Night continues with Best Friends Forever (Feb. 7; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442441507); Is She for Real? (Apr. 3; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442450561); and Together Forever by P.J. Night (June 26; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442451599), ages 8 to 12. Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon releases Mia’s Baker’s Dozen (Feb. 7; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442446137); Emma: All Stirred Up! (Apr. 24; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442450783); and Alexis: Cool as a Cupcake (June 26; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442450806), ages 8 to 12. And Cheer! Confessions of a Wannabe Cheerleader gains Bevan vs. Evan: (And Other School Rivalries) (Mar. 6; paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1442433649); and Revenge of the Titan (June 12; paper; $6.99; ISBN 978-1442446342) by Zoe Evans, illus. by Brigette Barrager, ages 8 to 12.

Club CSI by David Lewman offers The Case of the Missing Moola (Apr. 24; hardcover; $15.99; ISBN 978-1442446700; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442433953); and The Case of the Mystery Meat Loaf (Apr. 24; hardcover; $15.99; ISBN 978-1442446465; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442433946), ages 8 to 12. Pool Girls by Cassie Waters launches with Dive In! (May 1; hardcover; $15.99; ISBN 978-1442453753; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442441446); and Heat Wave (June 5; hardcover; $15.99; ISBN 978-1442453760; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442441460), ages 8 to 12. Saranormal by Phoebe Rivers debuts with Ghost Town (May 1; hardcover; $15.99; ISBN 978-1442453784; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442440388); and Haunted Memories (May 1; hardcover; $15.99; ISBN 978-1442453814; paper; $5.99; ISBN 978-1442440401), ages 8 to 12. And Star Trek: Starfleet Academy continues with The Assassination Game by Alan Gratz (June 26; hardcover; $14.99; ISBN 978-1442420595; paper; $7.99; ISBN 978-1442420588), ages 12-up.


Dora the Explorer returns in Let’s Have a Tea Party!: My Best Friend Dora by Ilanit Oliver, illus. by Victoria Ying (Jan. 3, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442429956);Let’s Play School!: My Best Friend Dora by Kara McMahon, illus. by Ying (Jan. 3, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442432529); and Let’s Be Ballerinas!: My Best Friend Dora by Maggie Testa (May 22, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442436169), ages 2 to 5; Let’s Brush! by Molly Reisner, illus. by Jason Fruchter (Jan. 3, novelty book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442439184); and Puppy Takes a Bath by Christine Ricci (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442446977; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442446984), ages 3 to 5; and Dora’s Easter Bunny Adventure by Dave Aikins, illus. by Veronica Paz (Jan. 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442435445); and Dora and the Fairy-Tale Wedding: From the Fancy Keepsake Collection by Tina Gallo, illus. by Victoria Miller (Apr. 24, novelty book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442442696), ages 3 to 7; and Benny Says, “Achoo!” by Farrah McDoogle, illus. by Robert Roper (Mar. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442441644; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442435469), ages 4 to 6.

Dora & Diego are back in Ready to Go! by Alex Harvey, illus. by Art Mawhinney (Apr. 17, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442435384), ages 4 to 6. SpongeBob SquarePants stars in SpongeBob Tees Off by Ilanit Oliver, illus. by Stephen Reed (Jan. 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442436176), ages 4 to 8; Dancing with the Star by Alex Harvey, illus. by Stephen Reed (Jan. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442441620; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442434875), ages 5 to 7; and The Adventures of Man Sponge and Boy Patrick in E.V.I.L. vs. the I.J.L.S.A. by Erica David and Artifact Group (Feb. 21, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442435841), ages 6-up. And Fanboy and Chum Chum gains Don’t Toy with Me! by Rebecca McCarthy, illus. by Steve Lambe (Feb. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442446861; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442427433); and Smell You Later! by Kama Einhorn, illus. by Lambe (Feb. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442446854; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442428348), ages 7 to 10.


Little Color Fairies by Mara Van Fleet (Jan. 24, novelty book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442434349) introduces sparkly fairies. Ages 2-up.

Me Want Pet! by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Bob Shea (Mar. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442408104). Cave Boy insists on getting a pet. Ages 3 to 7.

No Go Sleep! by Kate Feiffer, illus. by Jules Feiffer (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442416833) is a bedtime tale. Ages 3 to 7.

Can I Just Take a Nap? by Ron Rauss, illus. by Rob Shepperson (June 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442434974). A tired boy can’t fall asleep. Ages 3-up.

Clorinda Plays Baseball! by Robert Kinerk, illus. by Steven Kellogg (Feb. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0689868658) is a tale about teamwork and self-esteem. Ages 4 to 8.

Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Olympic Gold by Deloris Jordan, illus. by Barry Root (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442412699) recounts Jordan’s successful quest for an Olympics gold medal. Ages 4 to 8.

Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illus. by James E. Ransome (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416959038) reveals how Douglass found his way to freedom. Ages 5 to 9.

George: George Washington, Our Founding Father by Frank Keating, illus. by Mike Wimmer (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416954828) offers a biography. Ages 6 to 9.

Libby of High Hopes by Elise Primavera (June 12, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1416955429). Libby meets the horse of her dreams in this series launch. Ages 7 to 10.

How to Beat the Bully Without Really Trying by Scott Starkey (Jan. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442416857). Rodney deals with a bully at his new school. Ages 8 to 12.

Signed by Zelda by Kate Feiffer (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442433311). An aspiring handwriting analyst tracks down her missing neighbor. Ages 8 to 12.

Victoria Rebels by Carolyn Meyer (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416987291) presents a story of intrigue and romance. Ages 12-up.

Waiting by Carol Lynch Williams (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442443532). After her brother’s death, a teen struggles to rediscover love and find redemption. Ages 14-up.


Louise the Big Cheese stars in Louise the Big Cheese and the Ooh-la-la Charm School by Elise Primavera, illus. by Diane Goode (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442405998), ages 5-up. Amelia by Marissa Moss issues Amelia’s Bully Survival Guide (Jan. 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1416912880), ages 7 to 10; and Amelia’s Boy Survival Guide (Mar. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442440845), ages 9 to 13. And Yuck adds Yuck’s Amazing Underpants (May 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442451216; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442451223); and Yuck’s Slime Monster (May 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442451247; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442451261) by Matt and Dave, illus. by Nigel Baines, ages 7 to 10.


(IPG, dist.)


Awfully Beastly Business adds The Big Beast Sale by David Sinden, Matthew Morgan, and Guy Macdonald (Feb. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1847384003), ages 9 to 12.


(Norton, dist.)

Noah’s Ark: The Brick Bible for Kids by Brendan Powell Smith (May 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616087371) This biblical tale features pictures of toys. Ages 3 to 6.

Animals in the Outhouse by Anja Frohlich (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616086596). How are forest animals supposed to use an outhouse? Ages 4 to 8.

Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book by Celeste Shally (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616086565) shows what it’s like to have an autistic friend. Ages 4 to 8.

The Bear Went Over the Mountain by Iza Trapani (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616085100). What does a bear see, hear, smell, taste, and touch as he travels over the mountain? Ages 4 to 8.

Amigos: Friends Forever by Bilder von Walko (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616083885). A blind dog and a wounded cat cross a busy street. Ages 4 to 8.

Farewell, Grandpa Elephant: A Picture Book Story about Death by Isabel Abedi (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616086558) explores what happens when loved ones die. Ages 4 to 8.

What I Do with Vegetable Glue by Susan Chandler (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616086619) celebrates healthy eating. Ages 4 to 8.

Hurricane Wills by Sally Grindley (May 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1616087326). The hurricane smashing through Chris’s house is actually his brother. Ages 7 to 10.

Tara Duncan and the Spellbinders by Princess Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian, trans. by Williams Rodarmor (May 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1616087333) centers on a girl with a magical secret. Ages 9 to 12.

The Legend of Mickey Tussler: A Novel by Frank Nappi (Apr. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616086589) is the story of a baseball player with autism. Ages 13 to 16.

Sophomore Campaign: A Mickey Tussler Novel by Frank Nappi (Apr. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616086633) is the sequel to The Legend of Mickey Tussler. Ages 13 to 16.

Camp by Elaine Wolf (June 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1616086572) is a novel about mothers and daughters and confronting life’s challenges. Ages 13 to 16.


Doodles by Nancy Meyers offers Doodles 123 (June 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1616086640); Doodles ABC (June 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1616086664); Doodles Shapes (June 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1616086688); and Doodles Time (June 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1616086701), ages 2 to 6.


Track That Scat! by Lisa Morlock, illus. by Carrie Anne Bradshaw (Feb. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1585365364). On a walk with her dog, a girl learns about foot and paw tracks, scat, and the animals who left them behind. Ages 4 to 8.

Twice as Good: The Story of William Powell and Clearview, the Only Golf Course Designed, Built, and Owned by an African-American by Richard Michelson, illus. by Eric Velasquez (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1585364664) tells of all that Powell achieved against great odds. Ages 6 to 10.

F Is for Fenway Park: America’s Oldest Major League Ballpark by Jerry Pallotta, illus. by John Dykes (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1585367887) is an alphabet book celebrating the Red Sox ballpark. Ages 6 to 10.

Voyage of the Sea Wolf by Eve Bunting (Feb. 1; $15.95, ISBN 978-1585367894) is a sequel to The Pirate Captain’s Daughter. Ages 12-up.


I Am a Reader releases Tugg and Teeny: That’s What Friends Are For by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Christopher Denise (Jan. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1585365166); and Frog and Friends: The Best Summer Ever by Eve Bunting, illus. by Josee Masse (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1585365500), ages 6 to 8. Tales of the World welcomes People of Ten Thousand Winters by Trinka Hakes Noble, illus. by James Madsen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1585365296), ages 6 to 10. And Stella Batts debuts with Stella Batts Needs a New Name by Courtney Sheinmel and Jennifer Bell (Jan. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1585361854), ages 7-up.


The Girl Who Was on Fire (Movie Edition): Your Favorite Authors on Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games Series, edited by Leah Wilson (Jan. 17, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1936661589) includes contributions by Diana Peterfreund, Brent Hartinger, Jackson Pearce, and others. Ages 12-up. 20,000 first printing.



The New Kid offers The Rising by Temple Mathews (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1936661893), ages 12 to 16.


Embrace by Jessica Shirvington (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402268403). Violet must choose a destiny that could cost not only her life, but her eternity. Ages 12-up.

Vicious Deep by Zoraida Cordova (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402265105). A teen fights for his humanity in a deadly ancient contest. Ages 12-up.

Nothing Special by Geoff Herbach (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402265075). An impromptu trip brings Felton’s perfect life to a crashing halt. Ages 12-up.

The Summer of No Regrets by Katherine Grace Bond (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402265044). Rumors circulate about the secret celebrity identity of Brigitta’s summer boyfriend. Ages 12-up.

A Bad Day for Voodoo by Jeff Strand (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402266805). Tyler faces numerous obstacles while trying to find a stolen voodoo doll. Ages 12-up.

While He Was Away by Karen Schrek (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402264023). When Penna’s boyfriend goes off to Iraq, she must pick up the pieces of her life. Ages 13-up.


Big Boys Go Potty (Apr. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402266591); and Big Girls Go Potty (Apr. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402266621) by Marianne Richmond focus on learning to use the bathroom. Ages 1 to 4.

Play Baby Play! by Marilyn Janovitz (Apr. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1402262241). Baby has a play date. Ages 1 to 4.

Isabella: Girl on the Go by Jennifer Fosberry, illus. by Mike Litwin (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402266485). Isabella’s dreams turn an ordinary backyard into an adventure. Ages 4 to 8.

I’m Not Tired Yet! by Marianne Richmond (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402268786) follows a boy who’s not ready to sleep. Ages 4 to 8.

It’s a Big World, Little Pig! by Kristi Yamaguchi, illus. by Tim Bowers (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402266447) is a follow-up to Dream Big, Little Pig! Ages 4 to 8.

The Girls’ Ghost Hunting Guide by Stacey Graham (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402266126) compiles tips from a ghost hunter. Ages 9 to 13.

Zeke Bartholomew and the Summer Camp of Doom by Jason Pinter (June 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1402257582) is a sequel to Zeke Bartholomew: Superspy. Ages 9 to 13.

Rock God: The Legend of BJ Levine by Barnabas Miller (Jan. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1402259623). BJ knows he’s destined to be a rock star—but has no talent. Ages 10 to 13.


Horrid Henry returns in Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire by Francesca Simon, illus. by Tony Ross (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1402267857), ages 7 to 10. The Underworld Chronicles continues with Elliot and the Last Underworld War by Jennifer Nielsen, illus. by Gideon Kendall (Apr. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402240218), ages 8 to 13. Jason Steed stars in Revenge by Mark Cooper (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1402264290), ages 9 to 12. Peace, Love & Cupcakes debuts with Cupcake Club by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402264498), ages 9 to 12. Warrior Sheep adds Warrior Sheep Down Under by Christopher Russell and Christine Russell (Apr. 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402267802), ages 9 to 12. Real Mermaids issues Real Mermaids Don’t Hold Their Breath by Helene Boudreau (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402264467), ages 9 to 12. And The Pony Whisperer presents The Pony Rebellion by Janet Rising (June 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402239564), ages 9 to 12.


Bad Boy by Dream Jordan (Feb. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312549978) is a follow-up to Hot Girl. Ages 11 to 16.

I Am a SEAL Team Six Warrior: Memoirs of an American Soldier by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin (Apr. 4, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1250016430) is the memoir of a SEAL Team Six member. Ages 12 to 17.

The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250005144). A teen must hide his human identity from bloodthirsty creatures. Ages 12 to 17.

Fated by Alyson Noël (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312664855) launches a series about a girl who moves between the worlds of the living and the dead. Ages 12 to 17.

This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers (May 31, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312656744). Six teens are trapped inside their school during the zombie apocalypse. Ages 13 to 18.

Tempest: A Novel by Julie Cross (Jan. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312568894) launches a trilogy about a boy who can travel through time. Ages 14 to 19.


The Trylle Trilogy by Amanda Hocking offers Switched (Jan. 3, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1250006318); Torn (Feb. 8, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1250006325); and Ascend (Apr. 4, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1250006332), ages 12 to 17. 13 to Life continues with Destiny and Deception by Shannon Delany (Jan. 12, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312624460), ages 12 to 17. Lenobia’s Vow by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (Jan. 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1250000248) is a new House of Night Novella, ages 12 to 17. The Chronicles of Nick issues Infamous by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Feb. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1250002822), ages 12 to 17. Demon Trappers adds Forgiven by Jana Oliver (Mar. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312614805), ages 12 to 17. Midnight Dragonfly releases Broken Illusions by Ellie James (Apr. 19, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312647032), ages 12 to 17. And joining Shadow Falls is Taken at Dusk by C.C. Hunter (Mar. 22, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312624699), ages 12 to 18.


Easter Babies: A Springtime Counting Book by Joy N. Hulme, illus. by Dan Andreasen (Feb. 7, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402797637) is a holiday counting book. Ages 2 to 5.

All Creatures Great and Small by Naoko Stoop (Mar. 6, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402785818) presents this hymn celebrating nature. Ages 2 to 5.

Three Little Dinosaurs by Charles Fuge (Mar. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402796456) introduces three dinos who try to fly. Ages 2 to 5.

Time for a Hug by Phillis Gershator and Mim Green, illus. by David Walker (Jan. 3, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402778629). From morning till night, Little Bunny gets hugs from Big Bunny. Ages 3 to 5.

Builder Goose: It’s Construction Rhyme Time! by Boni Ashburn and Sergio De Giorgi (Feb. 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402771187) features equipment from a construction site. Ages 3 to 6.

First Prayers: A Celebration of Faith and Love by Troy Howell (Feb. 7, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402764547) collects prayers to encourage children to give thanks for the good things in their lives. Ages 3 to 7.

Where’s the Dinosaur? by Keith Moseley (Feb. 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402788949) is a follow-up to Where’s the Dragon? Ages 4 to 7.

Sign Language ABC by Lora Heller (Mar. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402763922) teaches American Sign Language letters and hand spelling, with illustrations. Ages 4 to 7.

Creep and Flutter: The Secret World of Insects and Spiders by Jim Arnosky (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402777660) includes eight gatefolds. Ages 6 to 10.

Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery, and a Very Strange Adventure by Lissa Evans (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402798061). On the first day in his new home, Stuart begins a search for his great-uncle, a magician who disappeared. Ages 8 to 12.


New Lift-the-Flap Adventures by Salina Yoon are Deep Sea Dive (Mar. 6, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402785252); and Space Walk by Yoon (Mar. 6, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402785245), ages 3 to 7. Museum of Natural History Easy Readers adds Baby Whale’s Long Swim: Level 1 by Connie Roop and Peter Roop (Apr. 3, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402791116; paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402777868; Dinosaur Pets: Level 1 by Kathleen Kudlinski, illus. by Julius Csotonyi (Apr. 3, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402785610; paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402777820); and Insects in Action: Level 1 by Thea Feldman (Apr. 3, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402791123; paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402777875), ages 4 to 5; and Penguins Are Cool!: Level 2 by Connie Roop and Peter Roop (Apr. 3, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402791130; paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402777899); and Snakes Up Close!: Level 2 by Thea Feldman (Apr. 3, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402791147; paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402777882), ages 5 to 6. The Olive Branch releases Red & Yellow’s Noisy Night by Josh Selig (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402790706), ages 4 to 7. Storytime Stickers presents Springtime with Bunny by Lynn Plourde, illus. by Laura Logan (Feb. 7, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402781889); Dinosaurs: & Other Prehistoric Animals by Kim Norman, illus. by Julius Csotonyi and Todd Marshall (Apr. 3, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402773495); and Whales by Kim Norman, illus. by Carol Schwartz (Apr. 3, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402773501), ages 5 to 7. Good Question! adds What Sank the World’s Biggest Ship?: And Other Questions About the Titanic by Mary Kay Carson, illus. by Mark Elliott (Apr. 3, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402796272; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402787331), ages 7-up. And Weird Science features Mad Marvels from the Way-Out World by Matt Lake and Randy Fairbanks (June 5, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402760419), ages 8 to 12.


(Consortium, dist.)

Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction: An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories by Holly Thompson (Mar. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1611720068) collects stories related to Japan. Ages 11-up.



Robin Island Stories introduces Piko the Penguinaut by M.K. Abraham, illus. by R.R. Jan (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1937489007), ages 8 to 12. And Tie a Wish issues Tie a Wish with Bracelets: Easy and Fun Chinese Knotting by D.M. Chen and Michelle Sun, illus. by R.R. Jan (Apr. 2, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1937489014), ages 9-up.


Three Little Beavers by Jean Heilprin Diehl, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185246). Beaver siblings have an adventure. Ages 4 to 9.

Gopher to the Rescue!: A Volcano Recovery Story by Terry Catasus Jennings, illus. by Laurie O’Keefe (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607181316). Gopher helps bring life back to the mountain after a volcano. Ages 4 to 9.

The Great Divide by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Erin E. Hunter (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185215) introduces division through animal groupings. Ages 4 to 9.

Home in the Cave by Janet Halfmann, illus. by Shennen Bersani (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185222) reveals how important bats are to a cave habitat. Ages 4 to 9.

The Penguin Lady by Carol A. Cole, illus. by Sherry Rogers (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185277) introduces Penelope Parker, who lives with various kinds of penguins. Ages 4 to 9.