Abbeville Kids

Chef Foody’s Field Trip by Agostino Traini (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1241-2). A young chef travels with his pots and pans to discover where our food comes from. Ages 3–7.

Ping and Pong the Penguins (Sept. 15, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1244-3), Rudy the Reindeer (Sept. 15, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1243-6), Wally the Wolf (Jan 19, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1245-0), and Zoe the Zebra (Jan. 19, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1246-7) by Sylviane Gangloff. In these tales, animals interact with the artist who drew them. Ages 3–7.


World Soccer Legends welcomes James Rodriguez (Sept. 15, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1237-5); Stars of Women’s Soccer (Sept. 15, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1238-2); and Stars of World Soccer (Sept. 15, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1239-9) by Illugi Jökulsson, ages 7–up.


The Bear Report by Thyra Heder (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-0783-4). A girl and a polar bear embark on a journey through the Arctic. Ages 4–8.

Frankie Liked to Sing by John Seven, illus. by Jana Christy (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1644-7), celebrates the life of Frank Sinatra. Ages 4–8.

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker by Robbie Robertson, illus. by David Shannon (Sept. 8, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1220-3). This story about Hiawatha and his spiritual guide includes a CD featuring a song written and performed by Robertson. Ages 4–8.

I Am Yoga by Susan Verde, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Sept. 8, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1664-5) encourages self-expression through yoga. Ages 4–8.

I Love You More Than Moldy Ham by Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis (Aug. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1646-1). A monster searches for ingredients for a dinner for someone special. Ages 4–8.

McToad Mows Tiny Island by Tom Angleberger, illus. by John Hendrix (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1650-8). McToad and his lawn mower travel by truck, train, helicopter, and boat to reach an island. Ages 4–8.

One Bear Extraordinaire by Jayme McGowan (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1654-6). A bear in search of his song learns that music sounds sweeter with friends by his side. Ages 4–8.

Peanut Butter & Brains: A Zombie Culinary Tale by Joe McGee, illus. by Charles Santoso (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1247-0), introduces a zombie who’d rather eat peanut butter and jelly than brains. Ages 4–8.

’Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Daniel Kirk (Oct. 27, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1233-3). Father Mouse is awakened on Christmas Eve in this version by the author of the Library Mouse series. Ages 4–8.

Wild Child by Steven Salerno (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1662-1). All the jungle animals live in fear of a toddler who cannot be tamed or soothed. Ages 4–8.

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh (Aug. 25, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1647-8) tells how the Calaveras, comical performing skeletons created Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada, came to be. Ages 6–10.

Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People by S.D. Nelson (Nov. 3, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-0731-5). This biography of this Native American chief includes a time line, photos, and map. Ages 8–12.

Hot Pink: The Life and Fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli by Susan Goldman Rubin (Sept. 8, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1642-3) is a biography of this fashion designer. Ages 10–14.


Hello Kitty returns in Hello Kitty: A Day of Thanks (Oct. 20, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1842-7), ages 4–6; and Hello Kitty: Origami (Oct. 13, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1867-0) by Sanrio Company, ages 8–12.


Brilliant by Roddy Doyle, illus. by Emily Hughes (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1479-5). Children of Dublin try to stop the “Black Dog of Depression” that is affecting adults. Ages 8–12.

The Creeps, Book 1: Night of the Frankenfrogs by Chris Schweizer (Aug. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1379-8; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1766-6) launches a series featuring kid detectives who investigate their town’s wacky mysteries. Ages 8–12.

The Bamboo Sword by Margi Preus (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN

978-1-4197-0807-7). In 1853 Japan, a boy who’s an aspiring samurai sets out

on an adventure with a cabin boy on Commodore Matthew Perry’s ship. Ages 10–14.

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall, illus. by Jim Yellowhawk (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-0785-8). On a journey with his grandfather, a Lakota boy learns more about himself, his heritage, and the story of Crazy Horse. Ages 10–14.

Max Corrigan: The Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying) by Neil Swab (Sept. 1, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1221-0) launches an illustrated series about how to survive–and thrive in–middle school. Ages 10–14.

Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard: A Peter Nimble Adventure by Jonathan Auxier (Jan. 12, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1747-5). Peter Nimble and Sir Tode undertake a new mission in this follow-up to Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes. Ages 10–up.

Beyond Clueless by Linas Alsenas (Aug. 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1496-2). Marty lands a role in the school’s musical in this novel about mistaken identity and romance. Ages 12–16.

No True Echo by Gareth P. Jones (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-0784-1). Eddie thinks his town is boring, until he meets a girl who’s investigating time travel. Ages 12–up.

Edgewater by Courtney Sheinmel (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1641-6). Romance, political intrigue, and family secrets collide in this riches-to-rags novel about a girl who must confront the truth about her life. Ages 14–up.

Goose by Dawn O’Porter (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1645-4). Best friends Renée and Flo face growing up and growing apart in this sequel to Paper Airplanes. Ages 14–up.

Worlds of Ink and Shadow by Lena Coakley (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1034-6). In this fantasy, the Brontë siblings escape from their constrained lives via their fiction. Ages 14–up.


The Misadventures of Salem Hyde continues with Frozen Fiasco by Frank Cammuso (Oct. 20, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1651-5; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1652-2), ages 7–9. Frank Einstein gains Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Brian Biggs (Aug. 18, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1643-0), ages 8–12. Hereville adds How Mirka Caught a Fish by Barry Deutsch (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-0800-8), ages 8–12. Kulipari concludes with Amphibians’ End by Trevor Pryce, illus. by Sanford Greene (Oct. 27, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1648-5), ages 8–12. The Terrible Two offers The Terrible Two Get Worse by Mac Barnett and Jory John, illus. by Kevin Cornell (Jan. 12, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1680-5), ages 8–12. Darkthaw by Kate A. Boorman (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1663-8) is a new Winterkill novel, ages 12–up. And Splintered introduces Untamed: A Splintered Companion by A.G. Howard (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1869-4), ages 14–up.

Abrams Appleseed

Tickle Monster by Edouard Manceau (Aug. 11, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1731-4). A monster stars in this interactive bedtime book about conquering fears–and tickling. Ages 2–5.


Animal Sounds adds Good Night! by Ethan Long (Sept. 1, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1366-8), ages up to 2. Mini Myths continues with Be Careful, Icarus! (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1677-5) and Please Share, Aphrodite! (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1678-2) by Joan Holub, illus. by Leslie Patricelli, ages 1–3. Joining Growing Hearts is Brave as Can Be: A Book of Courage by Jo Witek, illus. by Christine Roussey (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1923-3), ages 2–4. Whose Tools? introduces Whose Truck? by Toni Buzzeo, illus. by Jim Datz (Sept. 1, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1612-6), ages 2–4. And Winter: A Pop-up Book by David A. Carter (Oct. 6, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-1823-6) is a new Seasons Pop-up title, ages 3–5.


Stína by Lani Yamamoto (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-85177-858-4). An Icelandic girl who hates the cold discovers the warming effects of friendship. Ages 4–8.


The Pup from Away by Shaun Patterson, illus. by Christina Patterson (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-927502-40-2). After moving to a rural island, a city dog learns to love country life. Ages 4–8.

This I Know by Michael Pendergast, illus. by Joanne Snook-Hann (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-927502-42-6), presents a song offering comforting verse about death and dying. Ages 4–8.

The Memory Chair by Susan White (Sept. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-927502-38-9). In this novel about family, loss, and racism, Betony learns a family secret when she visits the past. Ages 8–13.

Somewhere I Belong by Glenna Jenkins (Sept. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-927502-27-3). A Depression-era boy wonders where he belongs after moving from Boston to the country. Ages 12–16.


Seriously, You Have to Eat by Adam Mansbach, illus. by Owen Brozman (Oct. 6, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-408-1). This G-rated version of You Have to F**king Eat targets finicky eaters. Ages 1–up.

What Is Punk? by Eric Morse, illus. by Anny Yi (Oct. 6, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-392-3). Rhyming couplets and 3-D clay art showcase punk rock. Ages 3–7.

Albert Whitman

The Color Thief: A Family’s Story of Depression by Andrew Fusek Peters and Polly Peters, illus. by Karin Littlewood (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1273-9). A child recounts his father’s experiences with depression and healing. Ages 4–7.

Dia de los Muertos by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, illus. by Carles Ballesteros (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1566-2). A family celebrates Day of the Dead. Ages 4–7.

From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky, illus. by Julia Patton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6513-1). On a visit to an apple orchard, a girl and her mother pick apples and help press cider. Ages 4–7.

A Homemade Together Christmas by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3366-6). A pig family decides their gifts to each other must be homemade. Ages 4–7.

Is It Hanukkah Yet? by Chris Barash, illus. by Alessandra Psacharopulo (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3384-0). A family prepares to celebrate Hanukkah. Ages 4–7.

Madame Martine Breaks the Rules by Sarah S. Brannen (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4907-0). What happens when Madame Martine and her dog Max visit the Louvre? Ages 4–7.

My Rotten Friend by Stephanie J. Blake, illus. by Mariano Epelbaum (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-5327-5). A girl’s best friend turns out to be a zombie. Ages 4–7.

The Night the Lights Went Out on Christmas by Ellis Paul, illus. by Scott Brundage (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4543-0). Based on a song by Paul, this story tells how neighbors try to outdo each other with holiday decorations. Ages 4–7.

A Pirate’s Mother Goose by Nancy I. Sanders, illus. by Colin Jack (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6559-9), puts a pirate-themed spin on familiar rhymes. Ages 4–7.

Rudy’s Windy Christmas by Helen Baugh, illus. by Ben Mantle (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7173-6). After he eats too many sprouts, Rudy’s gas power propels Santa’s sleigh. Ages 4–7.

Sleeping Beauty: Based on the Original Story by the Brothers Grimm by Sarah Gibb (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7351-8) retells and re-illustrates this classic. Ages 4–7.

The Three Little Pigs Count to 100 by Grace Maccarone, illus. by Pistacchio (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7901-5), uses the story of the Three Little Pigs to teach counting. Ages 4–7.

Trick ARRR Treat: A Pirate Halloween by Leslie Kimmelman, illus. by Jorge Monlongo (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8061-5). Kids demand loot and treasure from their neighbors in this Halloween pirate tale. Ages 4–7.

Yoga for Kids: Simple Animal Poses for Any Age by Lorena V. Pajalunga, illus. by Anna Forlati (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-9172-7). Taking yoga lessons at the zoo, a boy mimics animals with yoga poses. Ages 4–7.

Night on Fire by Ronald Kidd (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7024-1). When Billie learns that Freedom Riders are stopping in her Alabama hometown, she discovers the prejudice of those around her. Ages 9–13.


My Emotions and Me offers JP and the Giant Octopus: Feeling Afraid (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3975-0) and JP and the Polka-Dotted Aliens: Feeling Angry (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3977-4) by Ana Crespo, illus. by Erica Sirotich, ages 4–7. Joining Urgency Emergency! is Humpty’s Fall by Dosh Archer (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8356-2), ages 5–8. New Boxcar Children Mysteries, created by Gertrude Chandler Warner, are The Ghost-Hunting Special (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2846-4), The Mystery at the Calgary Stampede (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2840-2), and The Sleepy Hollow Mystery (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2843-3), ages 7–10. Mike Litwin’s Welcome to Bermooda! greets The Amazing IncrediBull (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8713-3), ages 7–10. Super Schnoz returns in Super Schnoz and the Booger Blaster Breakdown by Gary Urey, illus. by Keith Frawley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7562-8), ages 8–12. And Curious Cat Spy Club issues The Mystery of the Zorse’s Mask by Linda Joy Singleton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1378-1), ages 9–13.

Albert Whitman Teen

Are You Still There by Sarah Lynn Scheerger (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4557-7). A teen works on a helpline to identify the perpetrator of a bomb threat to her school. Ages 13–18.

Burn Girl by Mandy Mikulencak (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2217-2). After her mother dies, Arlie adjusts to life with a facial disfigurement from a meth lab explosion. Ages 13–18.

Has to Be Love by Jolene Perry (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6557-5). A teen whose face was scarred in a bear attack is torn between her feelings for two suitors. Ages 13–18.

Algonquin Young Readers

The Entirely True Story of the Unbelievable FIB by Adam Shaughnessy (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-498-3) launches a series featuring unseen realms, Norse mythology, and a pair of unlikely heroes. Ages 8–12.

Radioactive! How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World by Winifred Conkling (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-415-0) reveals how these physicists’ discoveries led to the ­creation of the atomic bomb. Ages 12–up.


Anton and Cecil are back in Cats on Track by Lisa Martin and Valerie Martin, illus. by Kelly Murphy (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-419-8), ages 8–12. And Beastly Bones by William Ritter (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-354-2) is a new Jackaby novel, ages 12–up.

All About Kids

Tales to Make You Scream for Your Momma by Michael Warner (Sept. 15, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-0-9963756-1-0) compiles 13 scary stories. Ages 9–12.

Snowboarding with Courage by Cristy Landry (Jan. 15, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-9963756-0-3). Levi’s move to a small mountain town, snowboarding, and his new stepfather help him focus on life’s possibilities. Ages 13–17.

Blood Brothers by Laura Roybal (Oct. 1, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-0-9963756-2-7). After Jason is shot at a school dance, the incident leads him to the girl of his dreams and a new life. Ages 14–17.

Cold Waves, Cold Blood by Patrick Doherty, photos by D.J. Struntz (Oct. 1, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-0-9963756-3-4). When Margerite’s best friend Rafael witnesses a brutal murder, the killers turn their sights on him. Ages 14–17.

Allen & Unwin

Splosh for the Billabong by Ros Moriarty, illus by Balarinji (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76011-212-7). This concept book explores Australian animals and landscapes. Ages up to 3.

Esther’s Rainbow by Kim Kane, illus. by Sara Acton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-925266-28-3), introduces colors and the days of the week. Ages 3–5.

Good Morning Mr. Pancakes by Chris McKimmie (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-74237-719-3). Before going on vacation, an imaginative girl tends to her animals’ needs. Ages 3–6.

Scarlett and the Scratchy Moon by Chris McKimmie (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-515-6). A girl grieves for pets she’s lost and welcomes new ones. Ages 3–6.

Rescue on Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-678-8). Nim’s island is endangered in this follow-up to Nim’s Island and Return to Nim’s Island. Ages 7–10.

No Stars to Wish On by Zana Fraillon (Sept. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-514-9). Jack’s spirit shines through dark truths when he is taken from home and put in an orphanage. Ages 10–12.

Night Vision by Ella West (Oct. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-766-2). A girl with a condition that makes sunlight deadly sees something threatening through her night-vision goggles. Ages 11–14.

Writing Clementine by Kate Gordon (Sept. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-663-4). A floundering girl stars in this novel about friends, family, and finding your way in the world. Ages 13–16.

Pandora Jones: Admission by Barry Jonsberg (Oct. 1, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-811-9) is the debut book of a series set in a near-future, post-pandemic world. Ages 13–18.

The Year It All Ended by Kirsty Murray (Sept. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-941-3). At the end of WWI, a teenage girl must face her fears and begin a journey that will change her destiny. Ages 15–17.

Cracked by Clare Strahan (Nov. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-603-0) is a novel about poor choices, fragile friendships, and making sense of the world. Ages 15–18.


Minton reappears in Minton Goes! by Anna Fienberg, illus. by Kim Gamble (Sept. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-76011-196-0), ages 4–8. The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno and Alberta adds The Missing Mongoose (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-260-5) and The Dismal Daffodil (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-950-5) by Ursula Dubosarsky, illus. by Terry Denton, ages 6–8. Mr. Badger stars in The Big Book of Mr. Badger by Leigh Hobbs (Jan. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-76011-243-1), ages 7–9. Joining Don’t Look Now are Hair Cut and Just a Nibble (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-141-7) and Hobby Farm and Seeing Red (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-142-4), by Paul Jennings, illus. by Andrew Weldon, ages 7–11. Grimstones offers Grimstones Collection by Asphyxia (Dec. 1, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-76011-391-9), ages 8–12. And Through My Eyes, edited by Lyn White, gains Naveed by John Heffernan (Sept. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-248-3) and Zafir by Prue Mason (Nov. 15, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-74331-254-4), ages 11–14.


As Black as Ebony by Salla Simukka, trans. by Owen F. Witesman (Aug. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-2995-0). Lumikki must escape a killer in this conclusion of the Snow White Trilogy. Ages 12–17.

Before Goodbye by Mimi Cross (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4972-0). After a car crash kills her best friend, Cate Reese finds help in unexpected places. Ages 16–up.

Sugar Skulls by Lisa Mantchev and Glenn Dallas (Nov. 10, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-4971-3) is a novel

set in a prototype city where energy is currency and music is citizens’ lifeblood. Ages 16–up.

Amazon/Two Lions

That’s Not Mine by Anna Kang, illus. by Christopher Weyant (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-2639-3). The creators of You Are (Not) Small offer a tale about (not) sharing and (not) being a good friend. Ages 4–7.

Turkey Trick or Treat by Wendi Silvano, illus. by Lee Harper (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-4974-3), is a Halloween companion to Turkey Trouble and Turkey Claus. Ages 4–7.

There Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider by Jennifer Ward, illus. by Steve Gray (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-2637-9), is a follow-up to There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog. Ages 4–8.

We’re Going on a Lion Hunt by Margery Cuyler, illus. by Joe Mathieu (Aug. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-1058-3). On a class expedition, kids search for—and find—a lion. Ages 4–8.

Loud Lula by Katy S. Duffield, illus. by Mike Boldt (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-2776-5), introduces a pint-sized girl with a big voice. Ages 9–14.


Blood Guard continues with The Glass Gauntlet by Carter Roy (Aug. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4778-2626-3), ages 9–14.

American Girl


American Girl BeForever issues The One and Only: A Maryellen Classic, Vol. 1 (Aug. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-961-5), Taking Off: A Maryellen Classic, Vol. 2 (Aug. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-985-1), and The Sky’s the Limit: My Journey with Maryellen (Aug. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-986-8) by Valerie Tripp, illus. by Juliana Kolesova; and Song of the Mockingbird: My Journey with Josefina by Emma Carlson Berne, illus. by Kolesova (Aug. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-988-2), ages 8–12. And new American Girl Advice & Activity titles are The Care & Keeping of Us: A Sharing Collection for Girls & Their Moms by Emma MacLaren Henke and Cara Natterson (Aug. 27, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-978-3); The Sister Book: A Guide to Good Times with Your Family by Kristi Thom, illus. by Josee Masse (Aug. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-977-6); and Dream It, Do It! Careers Quiz Book by Henke (Aug. 27, spiral bound, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-60958-984-4), ages 8–12.



Marie Powell’s Punctuation Station issues Stop Right There: A Book About Periods (Sept. 1, hardcover, $25.65, ISBN 978-1-60753-730-4), This Is Exciting!

A Book About Exclamation Points (Sept. 1, hardcover, $25.65, ISBN 978-1-60753-728-1), and We’re Going to the Smiths’ House: A Book About Apostrophes (Sept. 1, hardcover, $25.65, ISBN 978-1-60753-729-8), ages 5–8. Vowels by Powell offers five titles, including What Good Is an I? (Sept. 1, hardcover, $25.65, ISBN 978-1-60753-710-6) and What Good Is a U? (Sept. 1, hardcover, $25.65, ISBN 978-1-60753-712-0), ages 5–8.

Amicus High Interest


Money Smarts releases Earn Wisely (Sept. 1, hardcover, $28.50, ISBN 978-1-60753-793-9) and Spend Wisely (Sept. 1, hardcover, $28.50, ISBN 978-1-60753-795-3) by Heather E. Schwartz, ages 7–10. Eight titles join Pro Sports Superstars (NBA), among them Superstars of the Boston Celtics by Annabelle T. Martin (Sept. 1, hardcover, $28.50, ISBN 978-1-60753-765-6), Superstars of the Chicago Bulls by David Aretha (Sept. 1, hardcover, $28.50, ISBN 978-1-60753-766-3), and Superstars of the New York Knicks by Paul Hoblin (Sept. 1, hardcover, $28.50, ISBN 978-1-60753-771-7), ages 6–9.


Come With Me to New York by Gloria Fowler (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62326-050-7) takes a rhyming tour of New York City. Ages 2–up.

Amos and the Moon by Jan Balet (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62326-052-1) is a new version of this 1948 story about a curious boy searching for the moon in daylight. Ages 3–up.

Andersen Press

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Tony Ross (Dec. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-266-9), celebrates this classic’s 150th anniversary. Ages 3–5.

Not Now, Bernard by David McKee (Dec. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-290-4). This new edition of a 35-year-old picture book includes embossing and a downloadable audiobook. Ages 3–5.

Don’t Forget Tiggs! by Michael Rosen, illus. by Tony Ross (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-269-0). A family spends too much time hurrying to remember anything important. Ages 5–7.


Origami Girl releases The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army! by Michael Foreman (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-120-4), ages up to–5. And Melric returns in Melric and the Dragon by David McKee (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-162-4), ages 3–5.

Andersen Press USA

Elmer and the Flood by David McKee (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9312-4). Can Elmer find a way to save a young elephant stranded in a flood? Ages 4–9.

Go to Sleep, Monty! by Kim Geyer (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9311-7). New dog owner Max learns that looking after a puppy isn’t as easy as it looks! Ages 4–9.

Lovely Old Lion by Julia Jarman, illus. by Susan Varley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9310-0). When a lion’s grandfather starts to forget things, he turns to friends for help. Ages 4–9.

Slug Needs a Hug! by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Tony Ross (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9309-4). It bugs Slug that his mom doesn’t hug him, so he sets out to discover why. Ages 4–9.

The Snow Beast by Chris Judge (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9313-1). To save the legendary Winter Party, Beast must solve the mystery of purloined tools. Ages 4–9.

Andrews McMeel/AMP! Kids

Oh, Brother! Brat Attack! by Bob Weber, illus. by Jay Stephens (Oct. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7225-2), is the debut book collection of this comic featuring rambunctious siblings. Ages 7–12.

The Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York: A Yarn for the Reluctant Storyteller by Kory Merritt (Oct. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7100-2). In a sinister land, Jonathan encounters ghoulish thieves, swamp monsters, and an evil necromancer. Ages 8–12.


Charles M. Schulz’s Snoopy stars in Snoopy’s Book of Colors (Oct. 20, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7220-7), Snoopy’s Book of Numbers (Oct. 20, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7223-8), Snoopy’s Book of Shapes (Oct. 20, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7222-1), and Snoopy’s Book of Words (Oct. 20, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7221-4), ages 1–3; and Snoopy: Contact! (Oct. 20, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7183-5), a cartoon collection, ages 8–12. And Ghostly Thief of Time by Ruben Bolling (Nov. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-5710-5) is a new EMU Club Adventure, ages 7–10.

Go Fun! presents Go Fun! Big Book of Mazes 2 (Oct. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7227-6), Go Fun! Big Book of Word Search 2 (Oct. 27, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7232-0), Go Fun! BrainSnack Draw with Numbers by Peter De Schepper and Frank Coussement (Oct. 27, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7242-9), and Go Fun! Monster Doodle Book (Sept. 15, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-6807-1), ages 7–12. Big Nate continues with Welcome to My World by Lincoln Peirce (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-6226-0), ages 8–12. Garfield is back in Garfield: Hambre de Diversión by Jim Davis (Oct. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-6914-6), a Spanish-language collection, ages 8–12. Mutts star in The Mutts Winter Diaries by Patrick McDonnell (Oct. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-7077-7), ages 8–12. And Skip School, Fly to Space is a new Pearls Before Swine Collection by Stephan Pastis (Aug. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-3637-7), ages 8–12.


Give Me Wings: How a Choir of Former Slaves Took on the World by Kathy Lowinger (Sept. 1, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-747-3) tells of the Jubilee Singers, who performed spirituals in post-Civil War America. Ages 11–up.

Diego’s Crossing by Robert Hough (Oct. 1, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-757-2; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-756-5). A Mexican teen helps out his older brother by delivering drugs for a powerful cartel. Ages 12–up.


World of Tens welcomes 10 Ships That Rocked the World by Gillian Richardson and Kim Rosen, illus. by Rosen (Sept. 15, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-55451-782-4), ages 9–12.


Hungriest Mouth in the Sea by Peter Walters (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-631-5) introduces aquatic predators of the South Pacific. Ages 4–8.

The Lucky Litter: Wolf Pups Rescued from Wildfire by Jennifer Keats Curtis, photos by John Gomes (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-718-3) focuses on a litter of wolf pups rescued from an Alaskan wild fire. Ages 4–8.

Sounds of the Savanna by Terry Catasaus Jennings, illus. by Phyllis Saroff (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-632-2), explores animal communication on the African Savanna. Ages 4–8.

The Sparrow and the Trees by Sharon Chriscoe, illus. by Susan Detwiler (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-633-9). Evergreens offer a wounded sparrow shelter in this folktale about why some trees lose their leaves in the winter. Ages 4–8.

They Just Know: Animal Instincts by Robin Yardi, illus. by Laurie Allen Klein (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-634-6). How do animals know instinctively how to survive? Ages 4–8.

Tortoise and Hare’s Amazing Race by Marianne Berkes, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-635-3), adds a math component to this classic tale. Ages 4–8.


Compare and Contrast Books releases Amphibians and Reptiles by Katharine Hall (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62855-551-6), ages 4–8.


Kids’ Knitting Workshop by Susan B. Anderson (Dec. 1, spiral bound, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-57965-590-7). Photos illustrate this introduction to knitting, which includes 17 projects. Ages 8–up.


My Book of Monsters by Christophe Boncens (Sept. 15, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-2144-2) takes an interactive look at monsters. Ages up to 4.

Famous American Folktales by J.E. Bright (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-3559-3) is an illustrated folktale collection. Ages 7–9.

My Secret Book of Fashion by Candybird (Oct. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-3234-9) invites young fashionistas to write about their favorite fashion designers and outfits. Ages 9–12.


My Little Picture Books adds Jungle and Savannah Animals: My Little Sound Book by Christophe Boncens (Jan. 12, board book, $11.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-3555-5), ages up to 3. Square Picture Books gains The Wolf Who Celebrated His Birthday by Eleonore Thuillier, illus. by Orianne Lallemand (Jan. 12, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-3557-9), ages 3–5. And new Big Picture Books are The Little Girl Who Walked on Water: But Didn’t Know How to Swim by François Sarano, illus. by Marion Sarano (Nov. 17, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-3599-9); and Mazort Fugus’ Extraordinary Concerts by Perrine Joe, illus. by Alice Moisset (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-3590-6), ages 5–7.

B Small Publishing

Papercraft Colouring Book by Clare Beaton (Nov. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-909767-43-0) contains paper models to color and cut out. Ages 3–up.


Baby Talk by Stella Blackstone (Aug. 31, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-222-3) reveals the ways babies talk—and how people talk back. Ages up to 2.

Twelve Days of Christmas, illus. by Rachel Griffin (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-221-6), features fabric illustrations and notes on the history of this song. Ages up to 10.

Fireside Stories: Tales for a Winter’s Eve by Caitlin Matthews, illus. by Helen Cann (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-251-3), collects folktales celebrating winter. Ages 6–10.


Gingerbread Man House by Giuseppe Ravera, illus. by Roberta Pagnoni and Laura Rigo (Oct. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6784-3). The Gingerbread Man celebrates Christmas. Ages 2–5.

Trick or Treat by Andrea Lorini (Aug. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6783-6) is a die-cut Halloween board-book tale. Ages 2–5.

How Many Legs? by Kes Gray, illus. by Jim Field (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0684-0), challenges readers to count the various kinds of legs in a room. Ages 3–6.

Barron’s Totally Wild Fact-Packed, Fold-Out Animal Atlas by Jen Green, illus. by Christiane Engel. (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6808-6), includes maps and photos. Ages 8–12.

5 Seconds of Summer: Live and Loud: The Ultimate On-Tour Fan Book by Malcolm Croft (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6813-0) features photos and facts about this band. Ages 8–up.


New Twisters titles by Anton Poitier are Numbers (Sept. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6809-3) and Shapes (Sept. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6810-9), ages up to 3. Goodnight Santa: The Perfect Bedtime Book by Michelle Robinson, illus. by Nick East (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0660-4), is a new Goodnight title, ages 1–4. Guess Who’s Books by Sarah Mumme, illus. by Janet Samuel, introduces Guess Who’s at the Zoo (Aug. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6801-7), Guess Who’s My Pet (Aug. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6800-0), Guess Who’s on the Farm (Aug. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6802-4), and Guess Who’s Under the Sea (Aug. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6803-1), ages 1–4. Little People Shape Books welcomes The Nutcracker (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6796-6), ages 1–4. And Andrea Lorini’s Mini Dinosaurs releases four volumes, including Diplodocus (Oct. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6804-8) and Triceratops (Oct. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6806-2), ages 2–5.

Richard Scarry’s Lift the Flaps rolls on with Richard Scarry’s Huckle’s Hide and Seek (Sept. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6812-3) and Richard Scarry’s Mr. Fixit’s Whacky Toolbox (Sept. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6811-6), ages 3–6. New My First Creativity Books by Anna Brett are Nature: Creative Play, Fold-Out Pages, Puzzles and Games, Over 200 Stickers! (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0756-4) and Pirates: Creative Play, Fold-Out Pages, Puzzles and Games, Over 200 Stickers! (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0757-1), ages 4–7. Create and Celebrate adds Chinese New Year! by Debbie Rivers-Moore, illus. by Caroline Davis (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0703-8), ages 4–7. And Ella Bella Ballerina returns with Ella Bella Ballerina and A Midsummer Night’s Dream by James Mayhew (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6797-3), ages 4–8.

Barron’s Common Core Success Workbooks issues 13 volumes, including Barron’s Common Core Success Kindergarten Math & English Language Arts: Preparing Students for a Brilliant Future (Oct. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0668-0), ages 3-6; and individual English language arts and math workbooks for each grade, 1-6 ($12.99 each, ages 5-7 to 10-12). Joining Creativity Books is The Dinosaur Creativity Book by Penny Worms (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0717-5), ages 6-11. Mariella Mysteries continues with Mariella Mystery Investigates the Disappearance of Diana Dumpling by Kate Pankhurst (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0720-5), ages 7–12. Train Your Brain Puzzle Books gains Mind-Melting Conundrums (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0767-0) and Brain-Scrambling Challenges (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-0766-3) by Robert Allen, Harold Gale, and Carolyn Skitt, ages 7–12. And joining Tell Me Books are Tell Me What Is That? by Elisabeth Marrou (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6795-9) and Tell Me Why? by Isabelle Fougere (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7641-6794-2), ages 7–up.

Bella & Harry


The Adventures of Bella & Harry moves on with Christmas in New York City! (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-937616-58-8) and Let’s Visit Rio de Janeiro! (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-937616-57-1) by Lisa Manzione, illus. by Kristine Lucco, ages 5–10.


(Dist. by IPG/Trafalgar Square)

Have You Met Scribble? by John Dickson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9806711-9-3) is a tale of wonder, friendship, and overcoming prejudice. Ages 3–5.

Bake Babushka! by Cèline Dupont, illus. by Agnès Richter (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9806711-7-9), is a birthday story starring two dolls in love. Ages 5–7.

Beyond Words/Aladdin

The Mystery of Life: How Nothing Became Everything by Jan Paul Schutten, illus. by Floor Rieder (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-525-5), investigates evolution. Ages 10–14.


Be What You Want introduces So, You Want to Work with the Ancient and Recent Dead? Unearthing Careers from Paleontology to Forensic Science by J.M. Bedell (Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-546-0; paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-545-3), ages 8–12.


Baby’s First Words: Farm (Jan. 12, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-825-9) and Home (Jan. 12, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-824-2) pair embossed pictures with words. Ages up to 3.

Cheep, Cheep! Baby Animal Sounds (Jan. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-833-4) and Look, Look! Baby Animal Friends by Sue Downing (Jan. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-832-7) are padded board books introducing animal noises; and animal pals. Ages up to 3.

I’ll Never Let You Go by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illus. by Alison Brown (Dec. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-922-5). Animal families demonstrate their unconditional love. Ages up to 5.

Be a Friend by Salina Yoon (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-951-5). A lonely boy who expresses himself only through mime discovers the power of friendship. Ages 3–6.

Groundhog’s Day Off by Robb Pearlman, illus. by Brett Helquist (Dec. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-289-9). Groundhog goes on vacation the day before his annual outing. Ages 3–6.

Snowy Bear by Tony Mitton, illus. by Alison Brown (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-905-8). A cold, lost bear finally finds a home and a friend. Ages 3–6.

Zoo Zoom! by Candace Ryan, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-357-5). Zoo animals travel to the moon and back in this wordplay-filled tale. Ages 3–6.

Fright Club by Ethan Long (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-337-7). On Halloween eve, cute little critters want to join the scary monsters of the Fright Club. Ages 4–8.

Specs for Rex by Yasmeen Ismail (Nov. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-710-8). Rex’s friends and family help him learn to love his new glasses. Ages 4–8.

Zombelina Dances The Nutcracker by Kristyn Crow, illus. by Molly Idle (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-640-8). Dancing zombie Zombelina and her friend Lizzie return in this sequel to Zombelina. Ages 4–8.

Little Shaq by Shaquille O’Neal, illus. by Theodore Taylor III (Oct. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-721-4). Young Shaq and his cousin start a gardening business in this series launch. Ages 5–7.

The First Step: How One Little Girl Put Segregation on Trial by Susan E. Goodman, illus. by E.B. Lewis (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8027-3739-7), relays the story of Sarah Roberts, an African-American girl who fought in court to integrate Boston schools in 1847. Ages 6–9.

The Day the Mustache Took Over by Alan Katz, illus. by Kris Easler (Sept. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-558-6), launches a series about trouble-making twins and their mustachioed nanny. Ages 7–10.

Apocalypse Meow Meow by James Proimos III, illus. by James Proimos Jr. (Nov. 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-472-5), is a graphic-novel sequel to Apocalypse Bow Wow. Ages 8–12.

Blue in the Face: A Story of Risk, Rhyme, and Rebellion by Gerry Swallow, illus. by Valerio Fabretti (Jan. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-487-9). When bratty Elspeth wakes up in a strange forest, she finds adventure with familiar nursery rhyme characters. Ages 8–12.

A Curious Tale of the In-Between by Lauren DeStefano (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-600-2). A girl who can talk to ghosts embarks on a search for friendship and family. Ages 8–12.

How Lunchbox Jones Saved Me from Robots, Traitors, and Missy the Cruel by Jennifer Brown (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-454-1). Forced to join the school robotics club, Luke meets a mysterious boy who will change is life. Ages 8–12.

Shadows of Sherwood by Kekla Magoon (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-634-7). In this Robin Hood retelling, Robyn learns to fend for herself when her parents disappear. Ages 8–12.

Witch Wars by Sibéal Pounder, illus. by Laura Ellen Anderson (Jan. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-925-6), debuts a series about young witches competing to rule their city. Ages 8–12.

Lend Me Your Ear: Famous Misplaced Body Parts in History by Carlyn Cerniglia Beccia (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8027-3745-8) uses stories of noteworthy body parts through history as springboards to topics such as forensics, DNA testing, organ donation, and cloning. Ages 10–14.

Concentr8 by William Sutcliffe (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-919-5). Set in a future London overrun by riots, this novel reveals the power of psychological medication. Ages 14–up.

Undeniable by Liz Bankes (Nov. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8027-3623-9). An internship for a London TV show, and its alluring actors, distract Gabi from her recent break-up. Ages 14–up.


Chick ’n’ Pug return in The Love Pug by Jennifer Sattler (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-672-9), ages 3–6. The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker by E.D. Baker continues with The Perfect Match (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-588-3), ages 3–6. Salina Yoon’s Penguin braves the North Pole in Penguin’s Big Adventure (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8027-3828-8), ages 3–6. Virgil & Owen are back in Virgil & Owen Stick Together by Paulette Bogan (Jan. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-373-5), ages 4–8. And Women Who Broke the Rules by Kathleen Krull welcomes Coretta Scott King, illus. by Laura Freeman (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8027-3826-4); and Mary Todd Lincoln, illus. by Elizabeth Baddeley (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8027-3824-0), ages 6–9.

Princess Ponies by Chloe Ryder picks up A Special Surprise (Sept. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-565-4) and A Singing Star (Sept. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-567-8), ages 7–10. Gargoyle Hall by Angie Sage (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-626-2) is a new Araminta Spookie Adventure, ages 8–12. The Quirks carry on in The Quirks and the Freaky Field Trip by Erin Soderberg (Sept. 29, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-668-2), ages 8–12. Sunny Sweet Is So Not Scary by Jennifer Ann Mann (Oct. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-507-4) joins Sunny Sweet, ages 8–12. If Only... offers Red Girl, Blue Boy by Lauren Baratz-Logsted (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-500-5) and Everything but the Truth by Mandy Hubbard (Nov. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-659-0), ages 13–up. And Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas introduces Queen of Shadows (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-604-0), ages 14–up.

Blue Apple

Downward Dog with Diego by Pamela Prichett (Nov. 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-528-8) demonstrates 12 animal-inspired yoga poses. Ages 3–7.

Stella and Charlie, Friends Forever by Bernadette Peters, illus. by Liz Murphy (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-535-6), is a companion to Broadway Barks and Stella Is a Star! Ages 3–7.

Can You Whoo, Too? by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Sophie Fatus (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-524-0), examines animal sounds—and encourages kids to mimic them. Ages 4–8.


New ¡Hola, English! titles by Harriet Ziefert are Greenie Grows a Garden, illus. by Ryan Sias (Oct. 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-571-4); and Stop and Go!, illus. by Steve Mack (Oct. 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-572-1), ages 4–8. Balloon Toons adds Dinosaurs in Space: Out of This World! by Pranas T. Naujokaitis (Dec. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-543-1) and Odd Creatures by Elise Gravel (Dec. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-544-8), ages 5–7. Joining Jump-Into-Chapters is It’s Me, Clover by Lola Schaefer, illus. by Susan Nees (Oct. 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-502-8), ages 5–7. And I Can Read Chapters adds Seymour Strange: How to Trick a One-Eyed Ghost by Susan Lurie, illus. by Victor Rivas (Sept. 15, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-60905-575-2), ages 5–8.

Blue Dot

Beautiful Hands by Kathryn Otoshi and Bret Baumgarten (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9907993-0-6). Illustrated with handprints, this picture book encourages readers to use their hands to do positive things. Ages 2–8.

Bold Strokes

(Dist. by Perseus)

Banished Sons of Poseidon by Andrew J. Peters (Oct. 13, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-62639-441-4). In an underworld of magical wonders and warring aboriginal peoples, a teen sets out to bring the survivors of Atlantis home. Ages 13–18.

Breaking (Up) Point by Brian McNamara (Sept. 15, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-62639-430-8). Though Brendan and Mark have kept their relationship a secret, what will happen when Brendan leaves for college? Ages 15–18.

Book House

Castle: The Siege Chronicles by Derek Farmer (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-00-8) and Knight: Ready for Battle by David Stewart (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-01-5), both illus. by Mark Bergin. These volumes explore medieval warfare through an actual siege; and reveal the life of a medieval knight. Ages 7–up.

Heroes, Gods & Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology by Michael Ford (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-05-3) and Heroes, Gods and Monsters of Celtic Mythology by Fiona Macdonald (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-04-6), both illus. by Eoin Coveney, compile myths from these traditions. Ages 9–up.

Boom! Studios

Series: Adventure Time moves on with Marceline Gone Adrift by Meredith Gran, illus. by Carey Pietsch (Dec. 8, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-60886-770-7), ages 8–up. And Peanuts picks up Where Beagles Dare by Charles M. Schulz (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60886-711-0), ages 8–up.


Let’s Talk About Dinosaurs by Britta Teckentrup (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-910126-52-3) introduces dinos of all shapes and sizes. Ages 2–5.


Baby Owl returns in I’m Not Santa! by Jonathan Allen (Oct. 6, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910126-53-0), ages up to 3. Story House Books opens the door to Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Sebastien Braun (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910126-45-5); Little Red Riding Hood by Bernette Ford, illus. by Tom Knight (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910126-46-2); The Three Little Pigs by Emily Bolam (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910126-49-3); and The Ugly Duckling by Braun (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910126-43-1), ages up to 3. And The Lion and the Unicorn and Other Hairy Tales by Jane Ray (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-910126-38-7) joins The Story Collector, ages 7–up.

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One Day, The End.: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Stories by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illus. by Fred Koehler (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-451-9). An imaginative girl writes nine stories, but the artwork tells a much fuller tale. Ages 4–8.

The Problem with Not Being Scared of Kids by Dan Richards, illus. by Robert Neubecker (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-102-9). Friendly monsters star in this tale about facing fears and making friends. Ages 4–8.

This Orq. (He Say “Ugh!”) by David Elliott, illus. by Lori Nichols (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-789-3). Orq and his pet woolly mammoth confront stone-age bullies in this companion to This Orq. (He Cave Boy.). Ages 4–8.


Goose and Bear return in Bear Can Dance! by Suzanne Bloom (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-442-6), ages 2–6. Last-But-Not-Least Lola greets Last-But-Not-Least Lola and the Cupcake Queens by Christine Pakkala, illus. by Paul Hoppe (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-596-7), ages 7–10. Joining The Top-Secret Diary of Celie Valentine is Secrets Out! by Julie Sternberg, illus. by Johanna Wright (Oct. 6, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-777-0), ages 8–11. And Secrets of the Ancient Gods continues with Thor Speaks! A Guide to the Realms by the Norse God of Thunder by Vicky Alvear Shecter, illus. by J.E. Larson (Sept. 8, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-599-8), ages 9–12.

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The Rain Wizard: The Amazing, Mysterious, True Life of Charles Mallory Hatfield by Larry Dane Brimner (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59078-990-2) tells how San Diego officials hired this legendary rainmaker to end a drought in 1915. Ages 9–12.

Thomas Jefferson Grows a Nation by Peggy Thomas, illus. by Stacy Innerst (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-628-5), spotlights Jefferson as a planter and gardener who loved to watch things grow—even his new country. Ages 9–12.

Woodford Brave by Marcia Thornton Jones, illus. by Kevin Whipple (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-305-4). While his father fights in WWII, Cory and his friends spend the summer building go-carts, drawing comics, playing baseball—and tracking down Nazi spies. Ages 9–12.


Hidden Histories issues Freedom’s Price by Michaela MacColl and Rosemary Nichols (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-624-7), ages 9–12.

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Jumping Off Library Shelves, compiled by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Jane Manning (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59078-924-7). This poetry anthology celebrates the wonder of books and libraries. Ages 5–up.



BraveMouse Readers moves on with Cubs in a Tub: Short Vowel Adventures by Molly Coxe (Nov. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-940947-34-1), ages 5–7.


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Deep in the Green Wood by Wes Magee (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-9569482-6-7) is a collection of poems about school, the sea, space, and more. Ages 6–11.

Don’t Put Dave in the Microwave by Chris White (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-9559711-5-0) compiles poems featuring microwaved hamsters, flattened platypuses, and blind ferrets. Ages 6–11.

The Great Galactic Ghoul by Brian Moses (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-9562656-0-9) presents wacky space-themed poems. Ages 6–11.

Never Give a Duck a Pen by Chris White (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-9565239-4-5) is a roundup of humorous poems. Ages 6–11.

The Budgie Likes to Boogie by Brian Moses (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-9559711-9-8) offers rhymes about animals, insects, and birds. Ages 6–11.

Number, Number, Cut a Cucumber by Nick Toczek (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-9562656-4-7) encourages kids to act out poems about parades, bumble bees, and salamanders. Ages 6–11.

So, You Want to Be a Wizard? by Wes Magee (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-9565239-1-4) collects poems featuring magic and mischief. Ages 6–11.

Dark Spaces by Alan Gibbons (Oct. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-9559711-4-3) rounds up horror tales of vampire slayers, ghosts, and werewolves. Ages 9–up.

The Three Heads of Cerberus by Alan Gibbons (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-9569482-8-1). A Hong Kong boy downloads a computer game from the Internet in this sci-fi adventure. Ages 9–up.


Caillou, My First ABC: The Alphabet Soup, illus. by Pierre Brignaud (Aug. 11, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-201-4) introduces the alphabet letters with more than 100 words. Ages 2–4.

Caillou Waits for Santa: Christmas Special Edition with Advent Calendar, adapted by Anne Paradis, illus. by Eric Sévigny (Oct. 13, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-207-6), includes an Advent calendar with stickers. Ages 3–6.


Hand in Hand continues with Caillou and the Big Bully by Christine L’Heureux, adapted by Francine Nadeau, illus. by Pierre Brignaud (Aug. 11, hardcover, $5.95, ISBN 978-2-89718-199-4), ages 2–4. And Playtime gains Caillou, Emma’s Extra Snacks: Living with Diabetes, adapted by Anne Paradis (Sept. 15, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-205-2); and Caillou, Lights Out! (Sept. 15, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-203-8), both illus. by Eric Sévigny, ages 3–6.



New Campfire Junior graphic novels are Ganesha: The Wonder Years (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-10-9) and Ganesha: More Tales of Wonder (Dec. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-16-1) by Sourav Dutta, illus. by Rajesh Nagulakonda, ages 3–7; The Little Alien: Attack of the Bad Tooth Fairy by Jason Quinn, illus. by Rajesh Nagulakonda (Oct. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-13-0), ages 5–8; World War Two: Against the Rising Sun by Jason Quinn, illus. by Naresh Kumar (Sept. 15, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-05-5); and World War Two: In the Shadow of the Swastika by Lewis Helfand, illus. by Lalit Kumar Sharma (Nov. 3, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-14-7), ages 10–up; and The Kaurava Empire, Vol. 3: The Loaded Dice of Shakuni by Quinn, illus. by Sachin Nagar (Nov. 17, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-93-81182-15-4), ages 12–up.


Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild by Katie Cotton, illus. by Stephen Walton (Oct. 13, hardcover, $22, ISBN 978-0-7636-8207-1), is a counting book featuring 10 endangered species. All ages.

Jingle Bells by James Lord Pierpont, illus. by Pauline Siewert (Sept. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8197-5). Readers press a button to hear music and sing along. Ages up to 3.

Snuggle Up with Mother Goose, edited by Iona Opie, illus. by Rosemary Wells (Sept. 8, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7867-8), offers poems from Opie’s nursery-rhyme anthologies. Ages up to 3.

A Surprise for Tiny Mouse by Petr Horacek (Sept. 8, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7967-5). Tiny Mouse lives through all kinds of weather in this interactive concept book. Ages up to 3.

Who’s Hungry? by Dean Hacohen, illus. by Sherry Scharschmidt (Aug. 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6586-9). With each turn of a page, kids help feed another hungry animal. Ages up to 3.

Bear and Bunny by Daniel Pinkwater, illus. by Will Hillenbrand (Dec. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7153-2). Two forest friends muse on the qualities of the perfect pet. Ages 2–5.

Black Cat, White Cat by Silvia Borando (Aug. 25, hardcover, $14, ISBN 978-0-7636-8106-7). This tale of opposite personalities celebrates sharing life’s discoveries with a friend. Ages 2–5.

Happy in Our Skin by Fran Manushkin, illus. by Lauren Tobia (Aug. 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7002-3), pays tribute to what makes us unique—and what holds us together. Ages 2–5.

Say It! by Charlotte Zolotow, illus. by Charlotte Voake (Sept. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8115-9). On an autumn walk, a mother conveys a special sentiment to her daughter. Ages 2–5.

Snowy Sunday by Phyllis Root, illus. by Helen Craig (Oct. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-3627-2). Bonnie Bumble finds a way to keep animals warm on her final day at the farm. Ages 2–5.

The White Book by Silvia Borando, Elisabetta Pica, and Lorenzo Clerici (Aug. 25, hardcover, $14, ISBN 978-0-7636-8107-4). What happens when a boy, a white wall, some bold paint, and an active imagination come together? Ages 2–5.

The Best Parts of Christmas by Bethanie Deeney Murguia (Sept. 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7556-1). A boy finds a way to preserve his Christmas tree’s spirit year-round. Ages 3–7.

Evermore Dragon by Barbara Joosse, illus. by Randy Cecil (Aug. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6882-2), reunites the girl and dragon pals from Lovabye Dragon. Ages 3–7.

Finding Monkey Moon by Elizabeth Pulford, illus. by Kate Wilkinson (Nov. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6777-1). A boy and his father search a park at night for a beloved lost toy. Ages 3–7.

A Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young by Michael Rosen, illus. by Chris Riddell (Sept. 22, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8116-6), compiles 36 poems celebrating sounds and language. Ages 3–7.

The Little Snowplow by Lora Koehler, illus. by Jake Parker (Oct. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7074-0). A small snowplow proves he can handle a blizzard. Ages 3–7.

Ragweed’s Farm Dog Handbook by Anne Vittur Kennedy (Aug. 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7417-5) is a tongue-in-cheek primer on how to be a good farm dog. Ages 3–7.

Sad, the Dog by Sandy Fussell, illus. by Tull Suwannakit (Oct. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7826-5). When Sad’s human family moves away and leaves him behind, he finds a new boy who renames him “Lucky.” Ages 3–7.

How the Sun Got to Coco’s House by Bob Graham (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8109-8) follows the sun’s journey across the world—and into a girl’s window. Ages 4–6.

Too Many Toys! by Heidi Deedman (Oct. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7861-6). What happens when Lulu accumulates so many toys she can’t fit into her own bed? Ages 4–6.

Goodnight Selfie by Scott Menchin, illus. by Pierre Collet-Derby (Oct. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-3182-6). After a girl gets her brother’s hand-me-down camera-phone and learns about selfies, there is no stopping her. Ages 4–8.

Jingle Bells: A Magical Cut-Paper Edition by James Lord Pierpont, illus. by Niroot Puttapipat (Sept. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7821-0), includes a pop-up finale. Ages 4–8.

The Most Wonderful Thing in the World by Vivian French, illus. by Angela Barrett (Nov. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7501-1), retells this tale of a king, a queen, a princess, suitors, and a treasure hidden in plain sight. Ages 4–8.

The Seeds of Friendship by Michael Foreman (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7834-0). A few seeds help Adam transform his gray, urban world—and make friendship grow. Ages 4–8.

Ace Dragon Ltd by Russell Hoban, illus. by Quentin Blake (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7482-3). John befriends the dragon who lives beneath a manhole. Ages 5–8.

Alpha by Isabelle Arsenault (Aug. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7852-4) is an abecedarian based on the NATO phonetic alphabet. Ages 5–8.

Can We Help? Kids Volunteering to Help Their Communities by George Ancona (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7367-3). Photos and text spotlight kids who are making a difference in their communities. Ages 5–8.

Felix Stands Tall by Rosemary Wells (Sept. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6111-3). A tip from a bold new friend helps a quiet, sweet-natured guinea pig stand up to teasing. Ages 5–8.

I Am Henry Finch by Alexis Deacon, illus. by Viviane Schwarz (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7812-8). This tale of bravery stars a little finch who has big thoughts. Ages 5–8.

Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Amy June Bates (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6555-5). Inspired by a true story, this tells of a composer and the cat that brings sweet musical notes his way. Ages 5–8.

Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina, illus. by Angela Dominguez (Aug. 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6900-3). When a girl’s grandmother comes to stay, love and patience transcend a language barrier. Ages 5–8.

Where Did My Clothes Come From? by Chris Butterworth, illus. by Lucia Gaggiotti (Aug. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7750-3). Retro illustrations encourage kids to follow the thread and learn where their clothes had their start—and how they were put together. Ages 5–8.

Willy’s Stories by Anthony Browne (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7761-9). Willy, the library-loving chimp, revisits classic tales. Ages 5–8.

I (Don’t) Like Snakes by Nicola Davies, illus. by Luciano Lozano (Sept. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7831-9). This story of a snake-phobic girl whose family has pet snakes contains info about these reptiles’ behavior. Ages 5–9.

The Stranded Whale by Jane Yolen, illus. by Melanie Cataldo (Aug. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6953-9), recounts a Maine girl’s efforts to rescue a beached whale. Ages 5–9.

The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland’s Good Fortune by P.J. Lynch (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6584-5) relays this Pilgrim’s story. Ages 7–10.

Manatee Rescue by Nicola Davies, illus. by Annabel Wright (Jan. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7830-2). When a girl’s father harpoons a manatee, she rescues its orphaned baby. Ages 7–10.

Certain Poor Shepherds: A Christmas Tale by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, illus. by Jonathan Bartlett (Sept. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7062-7). A dog, a goat, and their flock follow the sight and scent of a star in this Nativity story. Ages 8–12.

Child Convicts by Janette Brennan (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7326-0) portrays life for young convicts in the Australian colonies more than two centuries ago. Ages 8–12.

Dolls of Hope by Shirley Parenteau (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7752-7). This companion to Ship of Dolls revisits the 1926 Friendship Doll exchange in Japan. Ages 8–12.

The Iliad by Gillian Cross, illus. by Neil Packer (Sept. 22, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7832-6), is a follow-up to these collaborators’ The Odyssey. Ages 8–12.

Welcome to New Zealand: A Nature Journal by Sandra Morris (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7477-9) is a guide to creating a nature journal. Ages 8–12.

Jump Back, Paul: The Life and Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar by Sally Derby, illus. by Sean Qualls (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6070-3), focuses on this 19th-century African-American poet. Ages 9–12.

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Ekua Holmes (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6531-9). Poems and collage art celebrate a champion of equal voting rights. Ages 9–12.

Baba Yaga’s Assistant by Marika McCoola, illus. by Emily Carroll (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6961-4). In this graphic novel, Russian folklore figure Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen. Ages 10–up.

Book by John Agard, illus. by Neil Packer (Oct. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7236-2). Protagonist Book tells of the journey from papyrus scrolls to medieval manuscripts to printed paper and beyond. Ages 10–up.

How Watson Learned the Trick: A Sherlock Holmes Story by Arthur Conan Doyle (Oct. 13, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-7636-7762-6) and J. Smith by Fougasse (Oct. 13, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-7636-7763-3) are replicas of miniature books made for Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House. Ages 10–up.

Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad by Martin W. Sandler (Sept. 8, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6527-2). Archival photos illustrate this story of the construction of this railway. Ages 10–up.

Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco by Judith Robbins Rose (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7235-5). Paired with a rich mentor, a girl from the barrio is caught between two cultures. Ages 10–up.

Messenger: The Legend of Joan of Arc by Tony Lee, illus. by Sam Hart (Oct. 13, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7613-1), is a graphic novel–style biography of this heroine. Ages 10–up.

The Tale of Rescue by Michael J. Rosen, illus. by Stan Fellows (Oct. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7167-9). A cattle dog rescues a family stranded in a blizzard. Ages 10–up.

The Beast of Cretacea by Todd Strasser (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6901-0) reimagines Moby Dick as a sci-fi adventure set in the future. Ages 12–up.

Half a Creature from the Sea: A Life in Stories by David Almond, illus. by Eleanor Taylor (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7877-7) presents eight short stories and pieces illuminating the inspiration behind them. Ages 12–up.

The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7818-0). A girl journeys from a Philadelphia farm to a posh Baltimore home in this story inspired by Schlitz’s grandmother’s journal. Ages 12–up.

MARTians by Blythe Woolston (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7756-5) centers on a teen in a near-future world filled with big-box stores, where life revolves around shopping. Ages 12–up.

Vango: A Prince Without a Kingdom by Timothée de Fombelle (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7950-7) concludes the adventure begun in Vango: Between Sky and Earth. Ages 12–up.

The Emperor of Any Place by Tim Wynne-Jones (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6973-7). Ghosts of war reverberate across generations in this time-shifting mystery. Ages 14–up.

Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir by Maggie Thrash (Sept. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7382-6) chronicles first love and first heartbreak at an all-girls’ summer camp. Ages 14–up.

Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7635-3). In a futuristic, gender-rigid society, a teen must make choices that will change her life. Ages 14–up.

Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M.T. Anderson (Sept. 22, hardcover, $25.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6818-1) offers an account of the brutal siege and the role that Shostakovich and his Leningrad Symphony played in it. Ages 14–up.

Thirteen Days of Midnight by Leo Hunt (Aug. 25, hardcover, $13, ISBN 978-0-7636-7865-4). A teen encounters eight enslaved, angry ghosts seeking vengeance. Ages 14–up.


Lucy Cousins’s Maisy returns in Maisy’s Digger: A Go with Maisy Board Book (Aug. 25, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8010-7); Maisy’s Race Car:

A Go with Maisy Board Book (Aug. 25, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8011-4, ages up to 3); Maisy Goes on a Plane (Oct. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7825-8); and Maisy’s Pirate Ship: A Pop-up-and-Play Book, ages 2–5. Judy Moody and Friends welcomes Triple Pet Trouble by Megan McDonald, illus. by Erwin Madrid (Sept. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7443-4), ages 4–6. Digby O’Day returns in Digby O’Day and the Great Diamond Robbery by Shirley Hughes, illus. by Clara Vulliamy (Aug. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7445-8), ages 5–8. And The Princess in Black is back in The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Story by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Oct. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6511-1), ages 5-8.

Panorama Pops adds Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Grahame Baker-Smith (Aug. 4, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8187-6); and France, illus. by Trisha Krauss (Sept. 22, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7836-4), ages 5-9. Pigsticks and Harold star in Pigsticks and Harold and the Tuptown Thief by Alex Milway (Sept. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7809-8), ages 5–9. Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon (Aug. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6886-0) joins Tales from Deckawoo Drive by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen (Aug. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6886-0), ages 6–9. And Judy Moody and Stink return in The Wishbone Wish by Megan McDonald, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Sept. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7206-5), ages 6–9.

Emily Windsnap stars in Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls by Liz Kessler, illus. by Sarah Gibb (Aug. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7688-9), ages 8–12. Scream Street by Tommy Donbavand concludes with Secret of the Changeling (Aug. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5764-2) and Flame of the Dragon (Aug. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-5765-9), ages 8–12. Timmy Failure continues with Sanitized for Your Protection by Stephan Pastis (Oct. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8092-3), ages 8-12. Liz Pichon’s Tom Gates adds Everything’s Amazing (Sort Of) (Sept. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7473-1), ages 8–12. The Worst Witch reappears in The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star by Jill Murphy (Aug. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7000-9), ages 8–12. And The Name of the Blade issues Darkness Hidden by Zoë Marriott (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6958-4), ages 12–up.

Titles in Spanish

Construyendo (Construction) by Sally Sutton, illus. by Brian Lovelock (Sept. 8, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7976-7), ages 3–7; Mango, Abuela y yo (Mango, Abuela, and Me) by Meg Medina, illus. by Angela Dominguez (Aug. 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8453-2), ages 5–8; and Llegar a Ser Pedro: Cómo los hermanos Martínez llegaron hasta las grandes ligas desde un pequeño pueblo en República Dominicana (Growing Up Pedro: How the Martínez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues) by Matt Tavares (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7980-4), ages 8–12.

Candlewick/Big Picture

Sticker Style: House by Jenny Bowers (Aug. 4, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7983-5). Kids use stickers to decorate a house. Ages 5–8.

Welcome to the Museum: Historium by Jo Nelson, illus. by Richard Wilkinson (Sept. 8, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-0-7636-7984-2), reveals artifacts from ancient civilizations. Ages 8–12.


Design Line adds History of Women’s Fashion by Natasha Slee, illus. by Sanna Mander (Sept. 8, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7962-0), ages 10–up.

Candlewick/Candlewick Entertainment

Peekaboo Presents by Night & Day Studios, illus. by Corey Lunn (Sept. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7567-7), is a Christmas lift-the-flap based on the Peekaboo Presents app. Ages up to 3.


Peppa Pig returns in Peppa Pig and the Day at the Museum (Oct. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8060-2) and Peppa Pig and the I Love You Game (Dec. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8126-5), ages 2–5. Peg + Cat zoom on in The Race Car Problem by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson (Sept. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7558-5), ages 3–7. Shaun the Sheep stars in Flock to the Seaside (Nov. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8058-9) and On the Ball (Nov. 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8059-6) by Martin Howard, illus. by Andy Janes, ages 5–8. And Fizzy’s Lunch Lab welcomes Escape from Greasy World by Jamie Michalak, illus. by Lunch Lab (Dec. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8196-8), ages 6–9.

Candlewick/Nosy Crow

Cinderella’s Stepsister and the Big Bad Wolf by Lorraine Carey, illus. by Migy Blanco (Sept. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8005-3), debunks the traditional story of Cinderella. Ages 3–7.

Get Out of My Bath!, illus. by Britta Teckentrup (Aug. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8006-0). In this interactive tale, other animals join in an elephant’s bath time. Ages 3–7.

The Princess and the Giant by Caryl Hart, illus. by Sarah Warburton (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8007-7). A princess solves the beanstalk giant’s sleeplessness. Ages 3–7.

Use Your Imagination by Nicola O’Byrne (Sept. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8001-5). What happens when Wolf teaches Rabbit to use his imagination to create a story? Ages 3–7.


Bizzy Bear returns in Dinosaur Safari (Sept. 8, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8170-8) and Space Rocket (Oct. 13, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8003-9), both illus. by Benji Davies, ages up to 3. Can You Say It, Too? adds Hoot! Hoot! (Aug. 25, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7588-2) and Jingle! Jingle! (Oct. 13, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8002-2), both illus. by Sebastien Braun, ages up to 3. Dinosaur Rocket! by Penny Dale (Nov. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7999-6) is a new Dinosaur title, ages 2–5. And Emma Dodd’s Love You Books welcomes Happy (Dec. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8008-4) and Wish (Dec. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8009-1), ages 2–5.


When I Grow Up by Emma Dodd (Sept. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7985-9). A little bear shares his hopes and dreams. Ages 2–5.

The Sea Tiger by Victoria Turnbull (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7986-6). The Sea Tiger helps his shy best friend find other friends. Ages 3–7.

Snow by Sam Usher, Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7958-3). A boy and his grandfather enjoy a snow day in the park. Ages 3–7.

Troll and the Oliver by Adam Stower (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7956-9) is the tale of a boy and the troll who desperately wants to eat him. Ages 3–7.

Winter’s Child by Angela McAllister, illus. by Grahame Baker-Smith (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7964-4). Tom wishes winter would never end—until he realizes the effect the cold is having on his sick grandmother. Ages 3–7.

The Wonder by Faye Hanson (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7957-6). In art class, a daydreaming boy realizes he can share the wonder in his head with others. Ages 3–7.

The Ultimate Pirate Handbook by Libby Hamilton, illus. by Mathieu Leyssenne and Jason Kraft (Aug. 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7963-7), is a guide for aspiring pirates. Ages 5–8.

Emergency Vehicles by Rod Green, illus. by Stephen Biesty (Aug. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7959-0), offers a lift-the-flap look at rescue vehicles. Ages 5–9.


Even Monsters Say Good Night by Doreen Mulryan Marts (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-256-4). Does a monster-wary girl dare check under her bed at bedtime? Ages 3–7.

My Hometown by Russell Griesmer, illus. by Priscilla Wong (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-174-1). A magical newspaper takes a boy on a journey through his town’s history. Ages 6–8.

Oscar and the Amazing Gravity Repellent by Tina L. Peterson, illus. by Xavier Bonet (Sept. 1, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-244-1). A boy discovers a gravity-defying potion. Ages 8–10.

The El Dorado Map by Michael O’Hearn (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-243-4). After escaping from jail, Kid Cody finds a map to the fabled city of El Dorado. Ages 9–12.

For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai’s Story by Rebecca Langston-George, illus. by Janna Bock (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-426-1), spotlights this Pakistani advocate for women’s rights. Ages 9–12.

Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust by Jennifer Roy, illus. by Megan Owenson (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-425-4), reveals how Irena Sendler helped save children from the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. Ages 9–12.

Pilots in Peril! The Untold Story of U.S. Pilots Who Braved “the Hump” in World War II by Steven Otfinoski (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-318-9) focuses on WWII pilots who made the dangerous flight to deliver supplies to the Chinese. Ages 9–12.

Rebel with a Cause: The Daring Adventure of Dicey Langston, Girl Spy of the American Revolution by Kathleen Kudlinski, illus. by Rudy Faber (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-427-8), relays the story of this teen who warned the Patriots of an imminent Loyalist attack. Ages 9–12.

Scrap City by D.S. Thornton, and Charlie Bowater (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-297-7). A boy befriends and saves people built of metal and glass living beneath his city. Ages 9–12.

Tales of a Fifth-Grade Knight by Douglas Gibson and Jez Tuya (Aug. 1, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-255-7). In a realm beneath his school, Isaac begins his quest to knighthood. Ages 9–12.

Food, Football, and Fun! Sports Illustrated Kids’ Football Recipes by Katrina Jorgensen-Wacholtz (Aug. 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-230-4) compiles game-time recipes. Ages 9–13.

The Baking Life of Amelie Day by Vanessa Curtis, illus. by Jane Eccles (Sept. 1, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-506-0). A teen with cystic fibrosis is determined to compete in a baking contest. Ages 10–13.


Baby Face by Michael Dahl, illus. by Jannie Ho, debuts with Christmas (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-292-2), Halloween (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-293-9), Pirate (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-294-6), and Princess (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-295-3), ages up to 2. Jelly Bear presents Jelly Bear Christmas Surprise by Stephanie Stansbie, illus. by Anette Heiberg (Aug. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-247-2), and four concept books by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Anette Heiberg, including I Can Count One Two Three (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-463-6) and I Know My Alphabet (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-465-0), ages up to 2. And Back-and-Forth Books issues Busy Little Dinosaurs: A Back-and-Forth Alphabet Book by Betty Schwartz and Lynn Seresin, illus. by Luciana Navarro Powell (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-234-2), ages 1–4.

Maple Leaf Learners by Jennifer Sutoski launches with My First Animals (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-544-2), My First Machines (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-543-5), My First Opposites (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-542-8), and My First Words (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62370-541-1), ages 3–5. Sports Illustrated Kids Bedtime Books presents Goodnight Hockey by Michael Dahl, illus. by Christina E. Forshay (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-298-4), ages 4–7. March Grand Prix starts up with The Fast and the Furriest by Kean Soo (Aug. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-171-0), ages 7–10. And Minerva Mint returns in The City of Lizards by Elisa Puricelli Guerra, trans. by Marco Zeni, illus. by Gabo León Bernstein (Sept. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-179-6), ages 7–10.

Sleepover Girls by Jennifer Jones, illus. by Maria Franco, adds Ashley Goes Viral (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-306-6), Delaney vs. the Bully (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-261-8), Maren’s New Family (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-260-1), and Willow’s Spring Break Adventure (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-305-9), ages 8–11. Joining DC Super Heroes is DC Super Heroes Origami: 46 Folding Projects for Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and More! by John Montroll, illus. by Min Sung Ku (Sept. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-217-5), ages 8–12. Chloe by Design picks up Balancing Act by Margaret Gelbwasser, illus. by Brooke Hagel (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-258-8), ages 9–12. Craft-It-Yourself releases Make It, Gift It: Handmade Gifts for Every Occasion by Mari Bolte (Aug. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-319-6), ages 9–12. And Enchanted Emporium continues with The Thief of Mirrors by Pierdomenico Baccalario, trans. by Chiara Pernigotti, illus. by Iacopo Bruno (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-259-5), ages 9–12.

Shadow Squadron: welcomes Rogue Agent by Carl Bowen and Benny Fuentes, illus. by Wilson Tortosa (Oct. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-296-0), ages 9–12. Sherlock, Lupin, and Me introduces The Cathedral of Fear by Irene Adler, trans. by Nanette McGuinness, illus. by Iacopo Bruno (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-257-1), ages 9–12. Sleepover Girls Crafts by Mari Bolte has four additions, including Amazing Outdoor Art You Can Make and Share (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-423-0) and Super Science Projects You Can Make and Share (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-422-3), ages 9–12. And The Magnificent Lizzie Brown by Vicki Lockwood, illus. by Stephanie Hans, moves on with The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Fairy Child (Aug. 1, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-210-6) and The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Ghost Ship (Oct. 1, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-62370-209-0), ages 9–14.

Capstone Press

Inkblot: Ideas, Advice, and Examples to Inspire Young Writers by Rebecca Langston-George, et al. (Sept. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-6000-9). This guide to writing poetry, nonfiction, drama, and short stories includes writing prompts. Ages 9–13.


Mind Benders debuts with Totally Wacky Facts About Animals by Cari Meister (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4914-6525-7) and Totally Wacky Facts About Space by Emma Carlson Berne (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4914-6526-4), ages 6–8. And You Choose: Fractured Fairy Tales begins with Cinderella by Jessica Gunderson, illus. by Ayesha Lopez (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5927-0); Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Eric Braun, illus. by Alex Lopez (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5928-7); Jack and the Beanstalk by Blake Hoena, illus. by Amit Tayal (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5930-0), and Little Red Riding Hood by Braun (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5929-4), ages 8-11.

Imagine It, Build It offers Big Book of Building: Duct Tape, Paper, Cardboard, and Recycled Projects to Blast Away Boredom by Marne Ventura (Sept. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-4371-2), ages 8–13. And Tangled History debuts with Day of Infamy: The Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor by Steven Otfinoski (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-7082-4); Fatal Faults: The Story of the Challenger Explosion by Eric Braun (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-7081-7); Impact: The Story of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks by Matthew Doeden (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-7083-1), and The Wound Is Mortal: The Story of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Jessica Gunderson (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-7080-0), ages 9–12.

You Choose: Doomsday starts up with Can You Survive a Global Blackout? by Matthew Doeden, illus. by James Southall (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5923-2); Can You Survive a Virus Outbreak? by Matthew Doeden, illus. by Stewart Johnson (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5924-9); Can You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse? by Anthony Wacholtz, illus. by James Nathan (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5925-6), and Can You Survive an Alien Invasion? by Blake Hoena, illus. by Paul Fisher-Johnson (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5926-3, ages 9–12. And launching You Choose: Spies are Spies of the American Revolution by Elizabeth Raum (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5931-7); Spies of the Civil War by Michael Burgan (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5932-4); Burgan’s Spies of World War I (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5933-1), and Stealing Nazi Secrets in World War II by Raum (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4914-5934-8), ages 9–12.

Capstone/Compass Point


What Were They Fighting For? debuts with The Revolutionary War: Why They Fought by Kristin Marciniak (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5173-5); The U.S. Civil War: Why They Fought by Robert Grayson (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5172-8); World War I: Why They Fought by Rebecca Rissman (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5174-2), and World War II: Why They Fought by Katie Marsico (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7565-5175-9), ages 9–12.

Capstone/Picture Window

I Know Sasquatch by Jessica Bradley (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6482-8). Jess describes her first encounter with a Sasquatch and the beauty inside this Bigfoot beast. Ages 4–7.


Among the four new titles in Charles Reasoner Halloween Books by Reasoner, illus. by Steven Wood, are Little Monster (Aug. 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4795-8502-1) and Scaredy Cat (Aug. 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4795-8501-4), ages up to 2. Holiday Jingles chimes in with four titles by Christianne Jones, illus. by Emma Randall, including The Reindeer Dance (Aug. 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4795-6496-5) and The Santa Shimmy (Aug. 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4795-6494-1), ages up to 2. Katie Woo returns in Katie Woo Tries Something New by Fran Manushkin, illus. by Tammie Lyon (Sept. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6182-7), ages 5–7. And The Amazing Adventures of Superman! by Benjamin Bird, illus. by Tim Levins, has four additions, including Bubble Trouble! (Sept. 1, paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6524-5) and Day of the Bizarros! (Sept. 1, paper, $3.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6522-1), ages 6–8.

Finley Flowers by Jessica Young, illus. by Jessica Secheret, picks up Art-Rageous (Aug. 1, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-5960-2) and New & Improved (Oct. 1, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-5959-6), ages 6–8. Tiny Tales by Charles Ghigna, illus. by Jacqueline East, has four additions, including Adeline Porcupine (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6534-4) and Cuddle Bunny (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-6532-0), ages 6–8. Among the four additions to Star Girl by Louise Park, illus. by Kyla May and Melanie Matthews, are New Girl (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-8279-2) and Three’s a Crowd (Oct. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-8282-2), ages 7–10. And The Story Behind the Name welcomes George Ferris’ Grand Idea: The Ferris Wheel by Jenna Glatzer, illus. by Stephanie Dominguez (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-7161-1); and John Deere’s Powerful Idea: The Perfect Plow by Terry Collins, illus. by Carl Pearce (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4795-7164-2), ages 7–10.



Read and Experiment by Isabel Thomas starts up with Experiments with Forces (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4109-7927-8), Experiments with Magnets (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4109-7928-5), Experiments with Materials (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4109-7929-2, and Experiments with Plants (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4109-7930-8), ages 7–9.

Capstone/Stone Arch

Frightmares: A Creepy Collection of Scary Stories by Michael Dahl, illus. by Xavier Bonet (Aug. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0598-9), introduces characters who have reason to fear. Ages 6–8.


Dino-Mike! by Franco Aureliani reappears in Dino-Mike and the Jurassic Portal (Aug. 1, paper, continues with $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4342-9634-4) and Dino-Mike! Dino-Mike and the Underwater Dinosaurs (Oct. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4342-9633-7), 6–8. Jim Nasium kicks off with Jim Nasium Is a Basket Case (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0526-2), Jim Nasium Is a Football Fumbler (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0527-9), Jim Nasium Is a Hockey Hazard (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0524-8), and Jim Nasium Is a Soccer Goofball (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0525-5) by Marty McKnight, illus. by Chris Jones, ages 6–8. The Frankenstein Journals by Scott Sonneborn, illus. by Timothy Banks, continues with Guts or Bust (Aug. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0223-0), ages 7–10. Benji Franklin: Kid Zillionaire reappears in Money Troubles by Ray Sabini, illus. by Matthew Vimislik (Aug. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0369-5), ages 7–11. And Super-Villain Smackdown! by John Sazaklis (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0530-9) and The Terrible Trio by Laurie Sutton (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0531-6), both illus. by Ethen Beavers, join You Choose Stories: Batman, ages 7–12.

You Choose Stories: Scooby Doo picks up The Curse of Atlantis (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0479-1) and The Secret of the Flying Saucer (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0480-7) by Laurie Sutton, illus. by Chris Neely, ages 7–12. Jake Maddox Sports Stories adds four titles by Maddox, illus. by Jesus Aburto Martinez, including Caught Stealing (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0497-5) and Hoop Hustle (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0498-2), ages 8–11. Museum Mysteries by Steve Brezenoff, illus. by Lisa Weber, issues The Case of the Portrait Vandal (Oct. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4342-9689-4) and The Case of the Stolen Sculpture (Oct. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4342-9690-0), ages 8–11. Superman: Comic Chapter Books offers The Dark Side of Apokolips by Laurie Sutton (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0511-8) and Lex Luthor’s Power Grab! by Louise Simonson (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0510-1), both illus. by Luciano Vecchio, ages 9–12. And Batman: Comic Chapter Books offers Attack of the Man-Bat! by Jake Black (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1- 4965-0515-6) and Scarecrow’s Panic Plot by Scott Beatty (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965- 0514-9), both illus. by Vecchio, ages 9–12.

Julie Bowe’s Victoria Torres, Unfortunately Average debuts with Birthday Glamour! (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0537-8), Face the Music (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0538-5), Formula for Friends (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0539-2), and Pompom Problems (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0536-1), ages 9–12. And Graphic Revolve: Common Core Editions launches with Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, adapted by Chris Everheart, illus. by Tod Smith and Jorge Gonzalez-Aguilar (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0381-7); A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by Benjamin Harper, illus. by Dono Almara (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0378-7); Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, adapted by Blake Hoena, illus. by Fernando Cano (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0380-0); and Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, adapted by Martin Powell, illus. by Eva Cabrera (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-0379-4), ages 10–13.


Becoming Darkness by Lindsay Brambles (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-017-2). Sophie is a carrier of a genetic mutation that protects her from a virus released by Hitler. Ages 14–18.

State of Grace by Hilary Badger (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-015-8) launches a series about a teen who discovers that her life is based on lies. Ages 14–18.


Wanted continues with Her Cold Revenge by Erin Johnson (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-007-3), ages 14–18.


Monsters, Inc.: An Augmented Reality Book by Caroline Rowlands (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-78097-247-3) ties into the Monsters, Inc. movies. Ages 5–8.

Lift, Look and Learn Princess Palace by Jim Pipe, illus. by Maria Taylor (Aug. 4, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-089-5). Set in a princess’s palace, this die-cut book features press-out characters, flaps, and facts about 18th–century life. Ages 6–up.

iScience: Elements, Forces and Explosive Experiments! by Clive Gifford (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-112-0) and iStorm: Wild Weather and Other Forces of Nature by Anita Ganeri (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-111-3). Augmented Reality enables readers to explore science; and weather. Ages 8–up.

Knights: Secrets of Medieval Warriors by Henry Templeman (Sept. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-146-5) is an illustrated album that animates life in a medieval castle. Ages 8–up.

Soccer Record Breakers by Clive Gifford (Aug. 4, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-157-1). Photos illustrate this compilation of professional soccer facts and stats. Ages 8–up.

The Official IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 Fact File by Clive Gifford (Aug. 4, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-124-3) is a guide to this tournament and its participants, with photos. Ages 9–up.


New Sticker Histories are The First World War: The Creative Way to Discover History by Lisa Miles (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-070-3) and The Vikings: The Creative Way to Discover History by William Potter (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-084-0), ages 7–up.


Old King Cole by Iza Trapani (Aug. 4, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-632-0) retells this nursery rhyme. Ages 2–5.

Alphabet Trains by Samantha R. Vamos, illus. by Ryan O’Rourke (Aug. 18, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-592-7). This follow-up to Alphabet Trucks introduces 26 kinds of trains. Ages 3–7.

Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook, illus. by Andy Robert Davies (Aug. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-602-3), is a companion to Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do. Ages 3–7.

Groundhog’s Dilemma by Kristen Remenar, illus. by Matt Faulkner (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-600-9). Groundhog convinces his pals he can control the weather. Ages 3–7.

Spit & Sticks: A Chimney Full of Swifts by Marilyn Grohoske Evans, illus. by Nicole Gsell (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-588-0), presents the parallel stories of a family of chimney swifts and the human family on whose farm the birds nest. Ages 3–7.

A Tower of Giraffes: Animals in Groups by Anna Wright (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-707-5) compiles information about animals and their group behaviors. Ages 3–7.

Poppy’s Best Paper by Susan Eaddy, illus. by Rosalinde Bonnet (July 7, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-614-6), introduces an aspiring writer who is tall on ambition but short on effort. Ages 5–8.

I’m New Here by Anne Sibley O’Brien (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-612-2). Children from three different countries adjust to their new American school. Ages 5–8.

The Inventor’s Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Jennifer Black Reinhardt (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-667-2), showcases the friendship and collaboration between these two inventors. Ages 6–9.

The Impossible Voyage of Kon-Tiki by Deborah Kogan Ray (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-620-7) offers an illustrated account of Thor Heyerdahl’s expedition. Ages 7–10.

Currents by Jane Petrlik Smolik (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-648-1). In 1854, three girls’ lives are connected by a bottle thrown into the sea. Ages 9–12.


Global Baby continues with Global Baby Bedtimes by Maya Ajmera (Aug. 4, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-708-2), ages up to 3. Me and My Dragon adds Christmas Spirit by David Biedrzycki (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-622-1), ages 4–8. Sydney & Simon return in Go Green! by Paul A. Reynolds, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Oct. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-58089-677-1), ages 6–9. Eat Your Homework serves up Eat Your U.S. History Homework: Recipes for Revolutionary Minds by Ann McCallum, illus. by Leeza Hernandez (Oct. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-57091-923-7), ages 7–10. And Sir Cumference is back in Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle by Cindy Neuschwander, illus. by Wayne Geehan (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-57091-765-3), ages 8–12.


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Letters from Around the World visits Brazil by Margaret Richardson (Nov. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84234-712-6), China (Nov. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84234-713-3) and Ireland (Nov. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84234-710-2) by Julia Waterlow, and Poland by Teresa Fisher (Nov. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84234-711-9), ages 6–11.

Chicago Review

Junk Drawer Chemistry: 50 Awesome Experiments That Don’t Cost a Thing by Bobby Mercer (Oct. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-61373-179-6) compiles easily assembled experiments. Ages 9–up.

In the Fields and the Trenches: The Famous and the Forgotten on the Battlefields of World War I by Kerrie Logan Hollihan (Jan. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61373-130-7). These true stories reveal the impact WWI had on 18 young men and women. Ages 12–up.


For Kids issues Gay & Lesbian History for Kids: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights, with 21 Activities by Jerome Pohlen (Oct. 1, paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61373-082-9) and Henry Ford for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities by Ronald A. Reis (Jan. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61373-090-4), ages 9–up. And Women of Action welcomes She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the World by Michael Elsohn Ross (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61373-026-3), ages 12–up.

China Institute in America

Bowls of Happiness: Treasures from China and the Forbidden City by Brian Tse, trans. by Ben Wang, illus. by Alice Mak (Oct. 28, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-9893776-4-5). As her mother paints a porcelain bowl, a girl learns about the messages conveyed by animals in Chinese artwork. Ages 5–8.

What Was It Like, Mr. Emperor? Life in China’s Forbidden City by Chiu Kwong-chiu, trans. by Ben Wang (Oct. 28, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-9893776-6-9). Stories uncover details about the emperor of China’s lifestyle. Ages 8–up.



Choose Your Own Adventure Dragonlarks offers Dragonlarks Boxed Set 1 by R.A. Montgomery (Oct. 1, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-23-8); Fire! by Montgomery, illus. by Keith Newton (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-49-8); and Princess Island by Shannon Gilligan, illus. by Fian Arroyo (Dec. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-50-4), ages 5–8.


Busy Baby Friends (Sept. 15, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4188-6) and Busy Baby Trucks (Sept. 15, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4187-9) by Sara Gillingham are tales centering on a very friendly—and busy—little one. Ages up to 2.

I Can Dance (Sept. 15, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2929-7) and I Can Play (Sept. 15, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2905-1) by Betsy Snyder. In these interactive books, readers make children dance; and play sports. Ages up to 2.

All Shook Up! (Aug. 11, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4013-1) and Who’s There? (Aug. 11, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4014-8) by Alain Crozon are lift-the-flap books revealing animals moving; and hiding. Ages 2–4.

The Bear’s Surprise by Benjamin Chaud (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4028-5). Readers follow a bear cub through cutouts as he searches for his circus performer father. Ages 3–5.

Big Bear Little Chair by Lizi Boyd (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4447-4). This look at opposites introduces a big and a small bear and the stories that connect them. Ages 3–5.

Land Shark by Ben Mantle and Beth Ferry (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2458-2). Longing for a pet shark, Bobby is disappointed when his parents get him a puppy. Ages 3–5.

Leo: A Ghost Story by Mac Barnett, illus. by Christian Robinson (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3156-6). When a new family misunderstands a ghost’s efforts to welcome them into his home, he leaves to see the world—and meets a new friend. Ages 3–5.

Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner, illus. by John Parra (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2578-7), tells the true story of a garbage man and the heroic difference he made in the aftermath of this catastrophic storm. Ages 3–5.

My Wild Family by Laurent Moreau (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4423-8). This tale of what makes one special explores ways animals and humans are similar. Ages 3–5.

Ninja Baby by David Zeltser, illus. by Diane Goode (Nov. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3542-7), introduces a very gifted child and the family that is more than a match for her. Ages 3–5.

Who Done It? by Olivier Tallec (Oct. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4198-5). Readers answer questions about the lineups featured, among them, “Who’s shy about dancing?” Ages 3–5.

Double Happiness by Nancy Tupper Ling, illus. by Alina Chau (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2918-1). This tale of a family’s move addresses the difficulty of transition and celebrates how love provides strength to adjust to changes. Ages 5–8.

Fowl Play by Travis Nichols (Aug. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3182-5). In this idiom-filled tale, detectives investigate the monkey business in Mr. Hound’s shop. Ages 5–8.

Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree by Kate Messner, illus. by Simona Mulazzani (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-1248-0), displays the multiplicity of life in one rainforest tree: two macaws, four toucans, eight monkeys, etc. Ages 5–8.

Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Julie Morstad (Aug. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-1890-1), spotlights this celebrated prima ballerina. Ages 6–9.

House Arrest by K.A. Holt (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3477-2) centers on a boy dealing with a sick brother, a grieving mother, and a tough probation officer. Ages 10–14.

A History of Glitter and Blood by Hannah Moskowitz (Aug. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2942-6). When her fairy clan ventures into the gnome underworld, Becklan is caught between loyalties. Ages 14–up.


Nina Laden’s Peek-a releases Peek-a Boo! (Aug. 11, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3396-6), ages up to 2. TouchThinkLearn by Xavier Deneux greets Farm (Aug. 4, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4517-4) and Vehicles (Aug. 4, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4516-7), ages up to 2. And Stoker & Holmes welcomes The Chess Queen Enigma by Colleen Gleason (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4317-0), ages 12–18.

Cico Kidz


My First continues with My First Science Book: Explore the Wonders of Science with This Fun Filled Guide by Susan Akass (Aug. 15, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78249-254-2) and My First Soccer Book: Learn How to Play Life a Champion with This Fun Guide to Soccer by Dominic Bliss (Aug. 15, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78249-255-9), ages 7–up.

Cinco Puntos


D-Bow High School Hoops picks up Pull by Kevin Waltman (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-941026-26-7), ages 12–18.


Big Horse Small Mouse: A Book of Barnyard Opposites by Liesbet Slegers (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-238-9). Animals star in this introduction to opposites. Ages 1–3.

Me and My House by Liesbet Slegers (Dec. 15, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-250-1) reveals what toddlers see in their homes. Ages 1–up.

Quiet Koala, Noisy Monkey: A Book of Jungle Opposites by Liesbet Slegers (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-237-2). Jungle animals demonstrate opposites. Ages 1–up.

Everybody Is Yawning by Anita Bijsterbosch (Oct. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-227-3) is a lift-the-flap bedtime book featuring sleepy animals. Ages 2–up.

Ballerinas and What They Do by Liesbet Slegers (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-233-4) introduces ballerinas and ballet dancing. Ages 3–6.

I See, I See by Pimm van Hest, illus. by Ninke Talsma (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-247-1). Wearing his new glasses, a boy discovers a whole new world. Ages 3–up.

Ian Celebrates Christmas by Pauline Oud (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-234-1) portrays a family’s Christmas traditions. Ages 3–up.

Little Dog Lost by Guido van Genechten (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-229-7) encourages readers to help a lost dog and his owner find each other. Ages 3–up.

Celebrations: Mack’s World of Wonder by Mack (Nov. 10, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-249-5). Facts, photos and illustrations showcase various

celebrations across the world. Ages 4–up.

Firefighters and What They Do by Liesbet Slegers (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-232-7) focuses on firefighters and their work. Ages 4–up.

Little Meadow Mouse by Annemie Vandaele and Alexandra Kervyn (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-240-2). How do the animals cope with the death of a newborn mouse? Ages 4–up.

Countries: Mack’s World of Wonder by Mack (Sept. 15, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-248-8) spotlights children from all over the globe and their surroundings. Ages 5–up.

Dragons Don’t Eat Vegetables by Esther Miskotte (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-239-6). Woodland animals help out a dragon with a cold. Ages 5–up.

The Princess of Shoes by Madelon Koelinga (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-235-8). A princess discovers that owning everything she can wish for doesn’t make her happy. Ages 5–up.

Daredevil Dave by Ruth Wielockx (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-243-3). After he stops getting butterflies in his stomach when he tries a stunt, Dave wants them back. Ages 6–up.

The Nutcracker by An Leysen (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-236-5) presents this classic with new art. Ages 6–up.


Take a Look issues Take a Look, See Where I Live by Liesbet Slegers (Nov. 10, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-228-0), ages 1–up. Little Billy-Bob by Pauline Oud introduces Little Billy-Bob (Oct. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-231-0) and Little Billy-Bob Gives Kisses (Oct. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-230-3), ages 2–up. Want to Know releases All About Cats by Jozua Douglas, illus. by Hiky Helmatel (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-245-7), and Princesses by Suzan Boshouwers, illus. by Marjolein Hund (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-244-0), ages 4–up; and Knights by Suzan Boshouwers, illus. by Marjolein Hund (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-246-4), ages 5–up.


250 Hours by Colleen Nelson (Oct. 2, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-55050-641-9). Two very different teens must help each other try to escape the past—and their families’ secrets. Ages 13–15.


Through Flood and Fire is a new Second Barr Colony Adventure by Anne Patton (Sept. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-55050-640-2), ages 9–12. And The Shards of Excalibur offers Cave Beneath the Sea by Edward Willett (Oct. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-55050-639-6), ages 13–15.



Four titles by Natalie Hyde join Earth’s Processes Close-Up, among them Earthquakes, Eruptions, and Other Events That Change Earth (Oct. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1725-6; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1772-0) and Protecting Earth’s Surface (Oct. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1729-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1774-4), ages 5–8. Healthy Habits for a Lifetime releases four books by Rebecca Sjonger, including Do Your Bit to Be Physically Fit! (Oct. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1879-6; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1883-3) and Stress Less! A Kid’s Guide to Managing Emotions (Oct. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1882-6; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1886-4), ages 5–8. And Learning About Our Global Community issues six books, including Clothing in Different Places by Adrianna Morganelli (Oct. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2010-2; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2016-4), Homes in Different Places by Cynthia O’Brien (Oct. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2012-6; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2018-8), and Schools in Different Places by Lauren McNiven (Oct. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2013-3; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2019-5), ages 5–8.

Among the eight new Race Further with Reading titles are The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Penny Dolan (Sept. 1, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-2060-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2108-6), The Magic Scooter by Julia Jarman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-2086-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2110-9), and Pirate Treasure by Christophe Miraucourt (Sept. 1, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-2031-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2091-1), ages 5–8. Basketball Source adds four titles, including All Ball: Basketball’s Greatest Players by Jennifer Rivkin (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1534-4; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1538-2) and Ruling the Court: Basketball’s Biggest Wins by Jaime Winters (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1537-5; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1559-7), ages 8–11. And Figuratively Speaking releases four books by Robin Johnson, including Understanding Metaphors (Oct. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1776-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1876-5) and Understanding Personification (Oct. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1777-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1877-2), ages 8–11.

Among the four additions to Hard as Nails in History are Hard as Nails in Myths and Legends (Sept. 1, hardcover, $31.93, ISBN 978-0-7787-1520-7; paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1524-5) and Hard as Nails Kings and Queens (Sept. 1, hardcover, $31.93, ISBN 978-0-7787-1519-1; paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1523-8), by Tracey Turner, illus. by Jamie Lenman, ages 8–11. Science to the Rescue offers four titles by Felicia Law and Gerry Bailey, including Escape from the Volcano (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1675-4; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1681-5) and Trouble in Space (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1676-1; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1683-9), ages 8–11. And Law and Bailey contribute four books to Stone Age Science, among them, Energy and Movement (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1888-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1913-7) and Simple Machines (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1890-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1917-5), ages 8–11.

There are six new Ten of the Best: Stories of Exploration and Adventure by David West, including Ten of the Best Adventures in New Worlds (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1835-2; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1841-3), Ten of the Best Adventures in the Jungle (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1837-6; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1843-7), and Ten of the Best Adventures in the Sky (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1838-3; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1873-4), ages 8–11. Among the four additions to Travel with the Great Explorers are Explore with James Cook by Lisa Dalrymple (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1701-0; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1705-8) and Explore with John Cabot by Cynthia O’Brien (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1702-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-1706-5), ages 8–11.

Watch This Space! offers four books by Clive Gifford, including Astronomy, Astronauts, and Space Exploration (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2021-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2025-6) and The Universe, Black Holes, and the Big Bang (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2024-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2028-7), ages 8–11. Your Brilliant Body! welcomes six books by Paul Mason, among them Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2195-6) and Your Mind-Bending Brain and Networking Nervous System (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2199-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2225-0), ages 8–11. And four titles join World War II: History’s Deadliest Conflict, including The Causes of World War II by Alexander Offord (Oct. 10, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-2116-1; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2120-8) and Significant Battles of World War II by Kelly Cochrane (Oct. 10, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-2114-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2118-5), ages 10–14.

Next Generation Energy presents eight books, including Energy from Living Things: Biomass Energy by Rachel Stuckey (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1980-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2003-4), Energy from the Sun: Solar Power by James Bow (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-1982-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2005-8), and Living in a Sustainable Way: Green Communities by Megan Kopp (Sept. 1, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-2000-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2008-9), ages 10–14. Engineering in Action has four additions, among them Agricultural Engineering and Feeding the Future by Anne Rooney (Sept. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7504-1; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-7525-6) and Biomedical Engineering and Human Body Systems by Rebecca Sjonger (Sept. 15, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7505-8; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-7526-3), ages 10–14. And Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies welcomes Chris Hadfield: Inspiring New Generations to Explore Space (Oct. 1, hardcover, $33.27, ISBN 978-0-7787-2558-9; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2560-2) and Oprah Winfrey: Media Legend and Inspiration to Millions (Oct. 1, hardcover, $33.27, ISBN 978-0-7787-2559-6; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-2561-9) by Diane Dakers, ages 11–14.

Creative Editions

The Long Tall Journey by Jan Wahl, illus. by Laurent Gapaillard (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-230-1) relays the true story of a 19th-century giraffe’s journey from Sudan to the Parisian court of King Charles X. Ages 6–8.

Sing a Season Song by Jane Yolen, illus. by Lisel Ashlock (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-255-4), pays poetic tribute to the four seasons. Ages 6–8.

Where Do I End and You Begin? by Shulamith Oppenheim, illus. by Monique Felix (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-274-5).

This bedtime tale touches upon the interconnectedness in life and infinity. Ages 6–8.

Dr. Dolittle by Seymour Chwast (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-258-5) offers a graphic-novel interpretation of Hugh Lofting’s The Story of Doctor Dolittle. Ages 9–12.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, illus. by C.F. Payne (Sept. 15, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-268-4) presents an illustrated, journal-style version of this classic. Ages 12–18.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, illus. by Roberto Innocenti (Sept. 15, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-278-3), is a redesigned edition of this illustrated version of the classic. Ages 12–18.


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The Little Tree by Muon Van, illus. by JoAnn Adinolfi (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-939547-19-4). Little Tree loves her Little Seed enough to let it find a better life elsewhere. Ages 3–up.

The Pea Patch Jig by Thacher Hurd (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-939547-21-7) is a new edition of this story about a tiny mouse who loves exploring the garden. Ages 3–up.

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark, illus. by April Chu (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-20-0), spotlights this young woman who developed the world’s first computer program. Ages 5–up.


The Golden Mare, the Firebird, and the Magic Ring, adapted by Ruth Sanderson (Oct. 5, hardcover, $17.95,

ISBN 978-1-56656-079-5). Based on Russian folklore, this story centers on a boy who, with the help of a golden mare, becomes the czar’s best huntsman. Ages 3–8.

Fairy Tale Baking: More Than 50 Enchanting Cakes, Bakes, and Decorations by Ramla Khan (Oct. 5, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-1-56656-078-8) presents recipes inspired by fairy tales. Ages 7–up.

The Invisible Kingdom by Rob Ryan (Sept. 7, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-56656-077-1). A lonely, imaginative prince sneaks out of the palace to experience the real world. Ages 8–up.

Cuento de Luz

The Adventures of Kubi by Erik Speyer (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-35-9). An inquisitive puppy in Vietnam embarks on a journey that lands him far from home. Ages 4–up.

Chocolate’s Dream by Elisabeth Blasco, trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, illus. by Cha Coco (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-50-2). This tale about a dog looking for a home underscores the need to respect and care for pets. Ages 4–up.

Lucy’s Light by Margarita Del Mazo, trans. by Jon Brokenbrow, illus. by Silvia Álvarez (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-16147-00-7). This story of a young firefly highlights the importance of displaying the light that we carry within us. Ages 4–up.

Darby Creek


Mallory returns in Change Is in the Air, Mallory by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Jennifer Kalis (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-0924-8), ages 7–11. Animal Rescues continues with Blazing Courage by Kelly Halls, illus. by Phil Parks (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9399-5), ages 9-14. Dark Hunter by Benjamin Hulme-Cross, illus. by Nelson Evergreen, offers The House of Memories (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8085-8), The Marsh Demon (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8087-2), The Red Thirst (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8088-9), Ship of Death (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8090-2), The Stone Witch (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8089-6), and Wolf Trap (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8086-5), ages 9–14. And The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair offers Not What I Expected by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Natasha Shaloshvili (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-8588-4), ages 10–15.

New Support and Defend novels are Always Faithful (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8093-3), Combat Zone (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8094-0), and Freedom Flight (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8092-6), by Patrick Jones; and Collateral Damage by Jones and Brent Chartier (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8091-9), ages 11–18. Suspended releases The Confessional by Gabriel Goodman (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8099-5), A Cut Too Far by Herman Brown (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8096-4), High Drama by Brandon Terrell (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8097-1), Over the Tracks by Heather Duffy Stone (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8098-8, and Testing the Truth by Shannon Knudsen (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8095-7), ages 11–18.


If You Love Honey by Martha Sullivan, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-533-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-534-9) reveals the work of bees. Ages 4–10.

Mighty Mole and Super Soil by Mary Quattlebaum, illus. by Chad Wallace (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-538-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-539-4), discusses why soil is an important resource in our lives. Ages 4–10.


Disney Mickey and Friends: Mickey’s Spooky Night (Aug. 28, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4723-9640-2) is a padded Halloween storybook. Ages 3–6.


Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins (Nov. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3088-1). A grumpy bear begrudgingly mothers four goslings and attempts to teach them to migrate. Ages 3–5.

The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems, illus. by Tony DiTerlizzi (Oct. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2284-8). A brave dog and a curious cat find unexpected friendship. Ages 6–8.

Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in My... by Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel (Sept. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1304-4). A school assignment morphs into a penpal relationship when Ike writes a letter to Benjamin Franklin. Ages 10–14.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4231-6091-5). A homeless Boston boy discovers he has the makings of a hero in this debut of a series based on Norse mythology. Ages 10–14.

The One Thing by Marci Lyn Curtis (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-0902-3). After losing her sight, Maggie meets someone who shows her the possibilities life still holds. Ages 12–18.

Hunter by Mercedes Lackey (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-0784-5) launches a series set in a futuristic world where a girl contends with monsters and a conspiracy. Ages 12–18.

A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston (Oct. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2227-5). Two sisters with a powerful bond star in this retelling of The Arabian Nights. Ages 14–up.

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1577-2). Two worlds collide in this series launch about a teen who discovers she’s able to time travel. Ages 14–up.


Lockwood & Co. continues with The Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-0968-9), ages 8–12. And the Starbound Trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner concludes with Their Fractured Light (Dec. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4231-7104-1), ages 12–18.


Star Wars: A New Hope: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy by Alexandra Bracken (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-0912-2), Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: So You Want to Be a Jedi? by Adam Gidwitz (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-0914-6), and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side! by Tom Angleberger (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-0913-9). These bestselling authors offer new retellings of, respectively, Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, ages 8–12.


Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens issues Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure by Cecil Castellucci (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2497-2), Smuggler’s Run: A Han Solo Adventure by Greg Rucka (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2495-8), and The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure by Jason Fry (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2496-5, ages 8–12; and Lost Stars by Claudia Gray (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2498-9), ages 12–18.


Love Bug (Dec. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3128-4). Peter Parker, aka the Amazing Spider Man, must settle scores with super villains before dating M.J. Ages 6–8.

Black Widow Forever Red by Margaret Stohl (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2643-3) offers an adventure set in the world of the Black Widow. Ages 12–18.


5-Minute Stories issues 5-Minute Avengers Stories (Nov. 17, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-4331-7), ages 6–8.

Disney Press

Lion Guard Kion, Pride of the Pridelands (Nov. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1551-2). Simba’s cub, Kion, leads the Lion Guard in this book that includes a Disney ebook. Ages 3–5.

Miles From Tomorrowland: Journey to the Frozen Planet (Oct. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1550-5). Miles and his family must retrieve a rover on an ice-covered planet. Ages 3–5.

Minnie: Pop Star Minnie (Oct. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4231-8403-4). When Minnie is invited to perform at a concert, her backup band’s instruments go missing. Ages 3–5.

Sofia the First: Sofia’s First Christmas (Sept. 15, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-1556-7). On Sofia’s Christmas visit to a nearby kingdom, two sprites ask her to help find a lost friend. Ages 3–5.


Sophie la girafe: Sophie’s Big Noisy Day Book! (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3803-4) and Sophie la girafe: Sophie’s Little Library (Sept. 1, board book, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-4013-6) feature this baby-teether character. Ages up to 3.

Noisy Baby Peekaboo! (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3821-8) and Noisy Farm Peekaboo! (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3820-1) includes flaps to lift and light-activated sounds. Ages 1–3.

Pull the Tab: Colors (Sept. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3856-0) and Pull the Tab: Numbers (Sept. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3857-7) are interactive concept books. Ages 1–3.

Growl! Howl! Animals (Oct. 6, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3830-0) is a jungle tale with animal sounds and flaps. Ages 2–5.

My Best Pop-up Space Book (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3914-7). This introduction to space includes photos, illustrations, pop-ups, and sound. Ages 3–5.

The Big Book of Dinosaurs (Oct. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-4377-9) is an updated edition of this guide to dinosaurs. Ages 5–8.

The Good Dinosaur: The Essential Guide (Oct. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-1568-4) ties into this Disney•Pixar film. Ages 5–9.

Lego: I Love That Minifigure! (Oct. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3683-2) is a guide to more than 200 Lego minifigures. Ages 5–9.

Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-4081-5). portrays 50 scenes from the film. Ages 6–9.

How Machines Work: Zoo Break! by David Macaulay (Oct. 27, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-4012-9). This tale of zoo escapees demonstrates the technology of six machines. Ages 7–10.

Lego Awesome Ideas by Daniel Lipkowitz (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3788-4) presents more than 100 Lego projects and tips for creating original designs. Ages 7–10.

Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3805-8). This visual encyclopedia of vehicles represents various modes of transportation. Ages 8–12.

Great Lego Sets: A Visual History by Daniel Lipkowitz (Oct. 6, hardcover, $40, ISBN 978-1-4654-3666-5). Photos illustrate this showcase of Lego play sets from 1955 to the present. Ages 8–12.

Let’s Knit (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3668-9). This introduction to knitting includes 10 projects. Ages 8–12.

SENSEational Illusions (Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3829-4). Activities and interactive elements let readers explore their five senses. Ages 8–12.

Star Wars Rebels: The Epic Battle: The Visual Guide (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3591-0) is a companion to this animated TV series. Ages 8–12.

Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Adam Bray, Kerrie Dougherty, and Cole Horton (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3785-3) explores the Star Wars galaxy through lists, facts, and q&as. Ages 8–12.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Incredible Cross Sections by Jason Fry, illus. by Kemp Remillard (Dec. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3815-7), provides a cross-section look at this intergalactic world. Ages 8–12.

Strange but True! (Sept. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3911-6) examines extreme, unusual, and cryptic animals, places, and phenomena. Ages 8–12.

Utterly Amazing Human Body by Robert Winston (Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-2920-9) presents pop-ups, illustrations, and activities exploring the human body. Ages 8–12.

Lego Star Wars: Small Scenes from a Big Galaxy by Vesa Lehtimaki (Nov. 3, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-4009-9) offers photos of Star Wars movie scenes recreated with Legos. Ages 9–12.

Picturepedia (Oct. 6, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3828-7) is a visual reference covering more than 150 topics. Ages 9–12.

Space! (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3806-5) uses computer-generated 3-D models to explore the universe. Ages 10–17.

Student Atlas, 8th Edition (Nov. 3, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3876-8). This updated edition includes recent border, place name and flag changes around the world. Ages 10–17.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary by Pablo Hidalgo (Dec. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3816-4) is a guide to this film. Ages 10–up.


DK Readers L0 adds Fishy Tales (Oct. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3495-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3494-4), ages 4-6. DK Readers L1 gains Star Wars: The Force Awakens by David Fentiman (Dec. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3813-3; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3814-0), ages 5–7, and Tale of a Tadpole by Karen Wallace (Oct. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3509-5; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3508-8), ages 5–9. DK Readers L2 picks up Dinosaur Dinners by Lee Davis (Oct. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3493-7; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3492-) and Space Quest: Jump to Jupiter (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3826-3; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3827, ages 6–8. And DK Readers L3 continues with Shark Attack! by Cathy East Dubowski (Oct. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3507-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3506-4), Soccer School (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3582-8; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3583-5), Star Wars: Star Pilot by Laura Buller and Tori Kosara (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3387-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3388-6), and Star Wars: The Story of Darth Vader by Catherine Saunders and Kosara (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3391-6; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3392-3), ages 7–9.

DK Adventures issues Antarctic Expedition (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3862-1; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3901-7), Awesome Rocks by Samone Bos (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3562-0; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3563-7), The First Telephone (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3824-9; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3825-6), Lego Friends: Let’s Explore! by Catherine Saunders (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3684-9; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3533-0), Myths and Legends (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3907-9; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3906-2), Shipwreck: Surviving the Storm by Caryn Jenner (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3564-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3565-1), and Fast and Cool Cars (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-2935-3; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-2936-0), ages 8-12. DK Workbooks gains Coding with Scratch (Nov. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-4392-2), ages 8–12. And joining Eyewitness Explorer are Bird Watcher (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3502-6) and Weather Watcher (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-3503-3), ages 8–12.

Doubleday Canada

Dark Terror by John Wilson (Aug. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-385-67832-2). When WWI breaks out, a teen working in a mine ships overseas to contribute to the war effort. Ages 9–12.

End of Days (Sept. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-385-67006-7) and Regenesis (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-385-68309-8) by Eric Walters. In this SF duology, a boy and his friends take refuge in outer space after an asteroid crashes into Earth. Ages 12–up.

The Masked Truth by Kelley Armstrong (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-68475-0). Three armed masked men burst into a therapy camp and take a group of teens hostage. Ages 14–up.



Local Baby welcomes Southern Baby by Violet Lemay (Sept. 15, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-938093-45-6), ages up to 3.