The Dead Kid Detective Agency releases Loyalist to a Fault by Evan Munday (Sept. 15, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-77041-074-9), ages 8–12. And Leading Lines is a new Pippa Greene novel by Chantel Guertin (Oct. 13, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77041-232-3), ages 13–16.

EDC/Kane Miller

B Is for Bedtime by Margaret Hamilton, illus. by Anna Pignataro (Sept. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-368-6). This rhyming bedtime story introduces the alphabet. Ages 3–6.

Dog and Mouse by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-352-5; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-314-3) is a tale in verse about finding and being a friend. Ages 3–7.

Ten Gorillas by Lidia Blomgren (Sept. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-380-8). Animals help kids learn to count to 100. Ages 4–7.

Here in the Garden by Briony Stewart (Sept. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-348-8). A boy remembers his absent friend in this book about loss, love, and friendship. Ages 4–8.

Jessica’s Box by Peter Carnavas (Sept. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-347-1). Longing for a friend, Jessica realizes she doesn’t need to share things, but just herself, with others. Ages 4–8.

Do Nice, Be Kind, Spread Happy: Acts of Kindness for Kids by Bernadette Russell (Sept. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-255-9) suggests ways to spread happiness. Ages 7–up.

The Last Thirteen: 13 by James Phelan (Sept. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-253-5). A teen’s life is turned upside-down when he learns his destiny in this first installment of a 13-book serial, all releasing simultaneously. Ages 11–15.

The Debt: Catch the Zolt, Installment 1 by Phillip Gwynne (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-303-7). A teen learns he must perform six Herculean tasks to repay an ancient family debt in this launch of a six-book, simultaneous release serial. Ages 12–up.


Anna Hibiscus returns in Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke, illus. by Lauren Tobia (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-367-9), ages 3–7. Muddle and Match picks up Muddle and Match Monsters by Stephanie Hinton (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-423-2), ages 3–up. Shine-a-Light offers On the Construction Site by Carron Brown, illus. by Bee Johnson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-370-9); and Secrets of Winter by Brown, illus. by Georgina Tee (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-369-3), ages 4–8. Billie B. Mysteries gains Strawberry Thief (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-364-8) and Playground Detectives (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-363-1) by Sally Rippin, illus. by Aki Fukuoka, ages 6–9. And Pocket Books issues Mammals (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-349-5) and Reptiles (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-350-1), ages 6–up.


Aesop’s Stories for Little Children by Rosie Dickins, illus. by Lesley Sims (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2307-7) collects classic fables. All ages.

Pirate Stories for Little Children by Russell Punter (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2260-5) contains seven tales of pirate adventure. Ages 3–up.

Pop-Up Haunted House by Sam Taplin (Aug. 1, board book, $29.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2185-1) showcases a 3-D house that rears up when readers turn the last page. Ages 4–up.

Look Inside Trains by Alex Frith (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3448-6) looks at how trains work and what they do. Ages 5–up.

Sticker Picture Atlas of the World by Sam Lake (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3040-2) contains maps and more than 350 stickers. Ages 6–up.

See Inside Weather and Climate by Katie Daynes (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2161-5) is a lift-the-flap information book that introduces readers to the science of weather. Ages 7–up.

Cycling by Hazel Maskell (Aug. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3459-2). This beginner’s guide to cycling covers safety tips and information on everything from mountain biking to the Tour de France. Ages 8–up.

Write and Draw Your Own Comics by Louie Stowell (Aug. 1, spiral bound, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2121-9) combines partially-drawn comics and blank panels to encourage budding comic strip artists. Ages 10–up.


Baby’s Very First Stroller Books, illus. by Stella Baggott, rolls along with Animals (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3535-3) and Jungle (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3533-9), all ages. Touchy-Feely Board Books by Fiona Watt picks up That’s Not My Cow (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3544-5) and That’s Not My Meerkat (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3599-5), all ages. Baby’s Very First Slide and See by Fiona Watt gains Animals (Aug. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3479-0) and Under the Sea (Aug. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3482-0), ages 1–up. New to Big Book of… is Colors by Felicity Brooks (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2840-9), ages 2–up. My First Keyboard Books adds My First Christmas Keyboard Book by Sam Taplin (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3580-3), ages 3–up. Phonics Readers grows with Goat in a Boat by Lesley Sims (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3408-0) and Llamas in Pajamas by Russell Punter (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2739-6), ages 4–up. Activity Pack Gift Sets grows with Get Ready for School Wipe-Clean Activity Pack, illus. by Stacey Lamb (Aug. 1, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3505-6), ages 4–up. New Wipe-Clean Books by Kirsteen Robson are Wipe-Clean Pirate Activities (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3543-8) and Wipe-Clean Vacation Activities (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3480-6), ages 4–up.

First Hundred Words in... by Heather Amery adds the following languages: English (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3516-2), French (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3515-5), German (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3514-8), Spanish (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3513-1), and Chinese (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3517-9), ages 4–up. Look Inside Board Books welcomes Look Inside Food by Emily Bone Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3498-1), ages 5–up. Beginners presents Castles by Stephanie Turnbull (Aug. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3568-1), ages 6–up. 1000 Pictures greets 1000 Things to Eat by Nikki Dyson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3406-6), ages 6–up.

Pony-Crazed Princess by Diana Kimpton canters on with Princess Ellie’s Moonlight Mystery (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3431-8) and A Surprise for Princess Ellie (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3432-5), ages 7–up. Joining Illustrated Stories are Illustrated Bible Stories, adapted by Sam Baer et al. (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3417-2) and Illustrated Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales, adapted by Anna Milbourne et al. (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3201-7) ages 8–up. Penny Dreadful by Joanna Nadin introduces Penny Dreadful Causes a Kerfuffle (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2305-3), Penny Dreadful Is a Complete Catastrophe (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3020-4), and Penny Dreadful Is a Magnet for Disaster (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-2325-1), ages 8–up. Handbooks offers Astronauts’ Handbook by Louie Stowell (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3497-4), ages 9–up. 100 Things to Know About Science by Alex Frith, et al. (Aug. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3502-5) joins Illustrated Dictionaries, age 8–up. Dinosaur Activity Pack (Aug. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7945-3503-2). This gift pack comes in a carrying case with Velcro enclosure, and includes four dinosaur titles containing puzzles, games, stickers and coloring activities. Ages 5–up.


Little Big by Jonathan Bentley (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5462-9). A boy who wishes for long legs like a giraffe or big hands like a gorilla learn that being little is fun too. Ages 3–7.

Brother Giovanni’s Little Reward: How the Pretzel Was Born by Anna Egan Smucker, illus. by Amanda Hall (Aug. 3, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5420-9). A brother in a monastery finds a way to use his gifts to help children learn—and invents the pretzel. Ages 4–8.

The Dog That Nino Didn’t Have by Edward van de Vendel, illus. by Anton Van Hertbruggen (Oct. 8, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5451-3). What happens when a boy with an imaginary dog is given a real one? Ages 4–8.

I Am a Bear by Jean-François Dumont (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5447-6). A girl befriends a hungry, homeless bear in the city. Ages 4–8.

I’m Right Here by Constance Orbeck-Nilssen, illus. by Akin Duzakin (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5455-1). In this tale about the power of love, William learns that his grandmother is most afraid of losing the things she loves. Ages 4–8.

Just Like I Wanted by Elinoar Keller and Naama Peleg Segal, illus. by Aya Gordon-Noy (Aug. 24, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5453-7). When a girl makes a mistake while attempting to draw the perfect picture, she changes the scribble into something creative. Ages 4–8.

Animal Beauty by Kristin Roskifte (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5454-4). After perusing a beauty magazine, zoo animals change their appearances to fit its standards. Ages 5–9.

Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo by Cassandre Maxwell (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5432-2). In Victorian times, zoo superintendent Bartlett dramatically improved conditions at the London Zoo. Ages 5–9.

Egmont UK

The New Royal Baby by Timothy Knapman, illus. by Nick East (Sept. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7828-7). When a new baby arrives, a prince copes with sharing the spotlight. Ages 2–5.

Eeeek, Mouse! by Lydia Monks (Oct. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7692-4). Minnie is determined to save a family of mice from her father and the cat. Ages 3–5.

A Very Pirate Christmas by Timothy Knapman, illus. by Russell Ayto (Sept. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-6504-1). Robot pirates capture Father Christmas. Ages 3–5.

Just Henry by Michelle Magorian (Oct. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7695-5). A boy whose father died a war hero in WWII finds solace in the cinema and uncovers a mystery. Ages 10–12.

A Little Love Song by Michelle Magorian (Nov. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7696-2). During WWII, two sisters find first love and learn a life-changing secret. Ages 12–up.


Ant & Bee star in Ant and Bee Three Story Collection by Angela Banner (Jan. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7932-1), ages 3–5. Simon Abbott’s Happy Street visits Cafe (Oct. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7057-1) and Toyshop (Oct. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7056-4), ages 3–5. Barry Loser reappears in Barry Loser and the Case of the Crumpled Carton by Jim Smith (Sept. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-6803-5), ages 7–9. Spooktacular! joins Sienna Mercer’s My Sister the Vampire (Dec. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7843-0), ages 9–11. And Hollis Family Books by Michelle Magorian gains A Spoonful of Jam (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7701-3), ages 10–12; and Cuckoo in the Nest (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4052-7702-0), ages 10–up.

Enchanted Lion

Into the Snow by Yuki Kaneko, illus. by Masamitsu Saito (Jan. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-188-9). A boy has a sledding adventure in this story highlighting a mother-child bond. Ages 3–7.

Scritch Scratch Scraww Plop by Kitty Crowther (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-179-7). A boy fears nighttime noises in this tale of childhood fears and parental love. Ages 4–8.

The Snow Rabbit by Camille Garoche (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-181-0). A rabbit made of snow comes to life in this follow-up to Fox’s Garden. Ages 4–8.

The Story of Inkdrop and Snowflake by Pierdomenico Baccalario, Alessandro Gatti, and Simona Mulazzani (Nov. 10, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-186-5). Two symmetrical stories—one of a drop in an artist’s ink bottle, the other of a falling snowflake—meet in the middle of the book. Ages 4–8.

Where’s the Baboon? by Michaël Escoffier, illus. by Kris Di Giacomo (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-189-6). In this book by the creators of Take Away the A, readers eliminate more than one letter to discover a word hidden in the featured word. Ages 4–8.

The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy by Beatrice Alemagna (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-180-3). A girl who thinks she isn’t good at anything discovers otherwise. Ages 4–8.

Louis I, King of the Sheep by Olivier Tallec (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-185-8). When the wind drops a crown at his feet, a sheep revels in dreams of power. Ages 6–9.

The Tiger Who Would Be King by James Thurber, illus. by JooHee Yoon (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-182-7). This version of this story about the absurdity of omnipotence features new art and two gatefolds. Ages 6–9.

Marguerite’s Christmas by India Desjardins, illus. by Pascal Blanchet (Oct. 13, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-178-0). When a car breaks down on Christmas Eve, the life of a fearful old woman who sequesters herself inside her home changes. Ages 8–up.


Dandelions by Katrina McKelvey, illus. by Kirrili Lonergan (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-921966-82-8). After a girl’s father mows her beloved dandelions along with the lawn, the two blow the seeds of dandelion puff balls into the air to create a new generation of blooms. Ages 4–9.


The Great and the Grand by Benjamin Fox, illus. by Elizabeth Robbins (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-942672-97-5). A mother and her new baby take a day’s journey to meet grandpa for the first time. Ages 4-6.


10 Little Monsters Visit San Francisco (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-942672-99-9) and 10 Little Monsters Visit Washington (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-942672-98-2) by Rick Walton, illus. by Jess Smart Smiley, ages 5-8.


Bunny Island by Philippa Kennard, photos by Yukihiro Fukuda (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-658-5; paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-657-8), rounds up facts and photos of the wild bunnies that inhabit Okunoshima Island in the Sea of Japan. Ages 2–5.

Canadian Geographic Canada for Kids: 1000 Awesome Facts by Aaron Kylie (Oct. 1, paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-581-6). Photos illustrate this book of Canadian facts and trivia. Ages 8–up.

Animal Hospital: Rescuing Urban Wildlife by Julia Coey (Sept. 30, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-572-4; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-571-7; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-571-7) provides a behind-the-scenes look at an urban animal hospital. Ages 9–12.

Stuff You Need to Know! by John Farndon (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-656-1; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-494-9). This examination of 28 activities and objects from everyday life features illustrations and eight gatefolds. Ages 9–12.

Saving Eyesight: Adventures of Seva Around the World by Linda Pruessen (Sept. 30, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-616-5; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-615-8) focuses on Seva Canada, an international agency that has helped millions of people regain their sight. Ages 9–up.


Mega Hero Books by Severine Vidal, illus. by Barroux, launches with Mega Bunny (Sept. 15, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-638-7; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-654-7), Mega Mouse (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-639-4; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-655-4), Mega Pig (Sept. 15, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-636-3; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-652-3), and Mega Wolf (Sept. 15, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-637-0; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-653-0), ages 4–7. And Top 10 for Kids continues with Gaming (Oct. 9, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-564-9) and Nature (Oct. 9, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77085-563-2) by Paul Terry, ages 8–11.


When a Dragon Moves In Again by Jodi Moore, illus. by Howard McWilliam (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-936261-35-2). After a new baby arrives, a boy’s dragon friend helps him be a good brother in this sequel to When a Dragon Moves In. Ages 5–7.

Formac/James Lorimer

Mystery in the Frozen Lands by Martyn Godfrey (Sept. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4594-0842-5.) presents the journal of a fictional teen aboard a real-life ship in search of the missing Franklin Expedition to the Arctic in 1857. Ages 8–13.


Lorimer Sports Stories scores Ice Time by David Trifunov (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4594-0854-8) and Shot in the Dark by Janet M. Whyte (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4594-0850-0), ages 10–13. Lorimer Real Justice adds A Police Mr. Big Sting Goes Wrong by Richard Brignall (Sept. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4594-0862-3), ages 13–up. And Lorimer SideStreets welcomes Femme by Mette Bach (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4594-0767-1) and Fight Back by Brent R. Sherrard (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4594-0858-6), ages 13–up.

Free Spirit

Just Because I Am: A Child’s Book of Affirmation (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-051-0; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-052-7) and We Can Get Along: A Child’s Book of Choices (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-049-7; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-027-5) by Lauren Murphy Payne, illus. by Melissa Iwai, are newly illustrated versions of these books encouraging self-esteem; and tolerance. Ages 4–8.

Penelope Perfect: A Tale of Perfectionism Gone Wild by Shannon Anderson, illus. by Katie Kath (Sept. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-019-0; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-047-3). A perfectionist copes with a school day gone awry. Ages 5–9.


Being the Best Me Series adds Dream On! by Cheri J. Meiners, illus. by Elizabeth Allen (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-055-8), ages 4–8. Learning to Get Along offers Listen and Learn/Escucha y aprende (Sept. 15, paper, $12.45, ISBN 978-1-63198-039-8) and Respect and Take Care of Things/Respetar y cuidar las cosa (Sept. 15, paper, $12.45, ISBN 978-1-63198-036-7) by Meiners, ages 4–8. And Survival Guides for Kids offers The Survival Guide for Kids with Physical Disabilities and Challenges by Moss, Wendy, and Susan Taddonio (Sept. 15, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63198-033-6), ages 8–13.

Gecko Press

Help! The Wolf Is Coming! by Cédric Ramadie, illus. by Vincent Bourgeau (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-927271-84-1). A wolf is on the prowl in this interactive tale. Ages 1–4.

The Big Book of Animals of the World by Ole Könnecke (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-012-6). This large-format board book introduces animals from all over the world. Ages 1–5.

Hello World! by Paul Beavis (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-927271-98-8). Monster steps out into the world for the first time in this sequel to Mrs. Mo’s Monster. Ages 3–7.

When I Am Happiest by Rose Lagercrantz, illus. by Eva Eriksson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-927271-90-2), tells of Dani’s love for her hospitalized father and a special friendship. Ages 5–8.

When Dad Showed Me the Universe by Ulf Stark, illus. by Eva Eriksson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-927271-81-0). When a father and son set out to see the universe, they learn that the journey can be more important than the destination. Ages 5–9.

The King and the Sea by Heinz Janisch, illus. by Wolf Erlbruch (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-877579-94-3), are tales about a king who realizes that his power has limits. Ages 7–9.

Travels of an Extraordinary Hamster by Astrid Desbordes, illus. by Pauline Martin (Sept. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-927271-83-4). In this graphic novel, Hamster wants to visit cousins on the moon, but his friends decide to go to the North Pole instead. Ages 7–10.

Gibbs Smith

Sliding in the Snow by Melissa Dymock, illus. by Fran Lee (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-3893-3). Bored indoors, kids venture outside for a winter adventure. Ages 6–up.


All Aboard! by Hally Meyers gets rolling with All Aboard California (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4080-6), All Aboard New York (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4074-5), and All Aboard Paris (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4077-6), ages up to 3. Babylit welcomes Edgar and the Tattle-tale Heart (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4176-6) and Edgar Gets Ready for Bed by Jennifer Adams, illus. by Ron Stucki (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4175-9); Emma: An Emotions Primer (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4023-3) and Treasure Island (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4020-2) by Adams, illus. by Alison Oliver; and Goodnight Mr. Darcy by Kate Coombs, illus. by Alli Arnold (Aug. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4177-3), ages up to 3. And Pocketdoodles offers Pocketdoodles for Christmas by Anita Wood, illus. by Kev Brockschmidt (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4115-5), ages 10–12.


(Dist. by IPG/Trafalgar Square)

Cooks & Kids Too by Alan Rustad (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-909823-05-1) compiles recipes conceived by kids and created by professional chefs. All ages.

Graphic Arts/Westwinds

The Runaway Tortilla by Eric Kimmel, illus. by Erik Brooks (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-941821-69-5), gives the story of the Gingerbread Man a Texas spin. Ages 5–8.


Ranger Rider issues Jasper and Willie: Wildfire by Bryn Fleming (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-941821-71-8), ages 8–12.

Graphic Universe

First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson by Simon Schwartz, trans. by Laura Watkinson (Oct. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8106-0). This graphic novel combines fact and fiction to explore the life of Arctic adventurer Matthew Henson. Ages 13–18.


Three-Story Books adds SheHeWe by Lee Nordling, illus. by Meritxell Bosch (Nov. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-4578-9), ages 5–9. Hotel Strange offers Wake Up, Spring by Katherine and Florian Ferrier (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8648-5), ages 7–11. And The Little Prince returns in The Planet of Bamalias by Christel Gonnard and Cédric Pilot (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-6026-3) and The Planet of the Snake by Julien Magnat (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-6027-0), both adapted by Clotilde Bruneau, trans. by Anne Smith and Owen Smith, ages 9–14.


The Menino: A Story Based on Real Events by Isol, trans. by Elisa Amado (Oct. 13, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-778-8), reveals the new world that newborns and parents encounter when a baby arrives. Ages up to 4.

All Year Round by Emilie Leduc, trans. by Shelley Tanaka (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-411-4), views the months of the year through the eyes of a child. Ages 2–5.

I Love You, One to Ten by Caroline Adderson, illus. by Christina Leist (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-708-5), spotlights 10 things a mother loves about her child. Ages 2–5.

P’ésk’a and the First Salmon Ceremony by Scot Ritchie (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-718-4). Indigenous Sts’ailes people of British Columbia give thanks to the river and the salmon it brings by commemorating the first salmon of the season. Ages 4–7.

Some Things I’ve Lost by Cybèle Young (Sept. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-339-1). Through gatefold spreads, misplaced household objects transform into sea creatures. Ages 4–7.

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox by Danielle Daniel (Aug. 11, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-750-4). In this introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals, children explain why they identify with foxes. Ages 4–7.

Two White Rabbits by Jairo Buitrago, trans. by Elisa Amado, illus. by Rafael Yockteng (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-741-2). A girl describes what it’s like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border. Ages 4–7.

West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet by Deborah Hodge, illus. by Karen Reczuch (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-440-4), explores the Pacific West Coast’s ecosystem. Ages 4–7.

Buddy and Earl by Maureen Fergus, illus. by Carey Sookocheff (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-712-2), launches a series about unlikely pals: a dog and a hedgehog. Ages 4–7.

Grant and Tillie Go Walking by Monica Kulling, illus. by Sydney Smith (Aug. 11, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-446-6). Inspired by the life of Grant Wood, this is the story of that American painter and a cow named Tillie. Ages 4–8.

When the Slave Esperança Garcia Wrote a Letter by Sonia Rosa, trans. by Jane Springer, illus. by Luciana Justiniana Hees (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-729-0). In 1770, this Brazilian slave wrote a letter to the governor, describing her mistreatment. Ages 8–11.

A Year Without Mom by Dasha Tolstikova (Oct. 13, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-692-7) tells of a girl’s turmoil after her mother leaves Moscow for the U.S. in the early 1990s. Ages 10–14.

Calvin by Martine Leavitt (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-720-7). After a schizophrenic episode lands him in the hospital, a teen decides to walk across Lake Erie. Ages 12–up.

I Don’t Live Here Anymore by Gabi Kreslehner, trans. by Shelley Tanaka (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-803-7). When her parents’ marriage breaks up and she must leave her old life behind, Charlotte encounters two very different boys. Ages 12–up.

Strange Light Afar: Tales of the Supernatural from Old Japan by Rui Umezawa, illus. by Mikiko Fujita (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-723-8), offers Japanese folklore. Ages 12–up.

Hachette/Yen On

Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories: The Novel by Tetsuya Nomura and Daisuke Watanabe, adapted by Tomoco Kanemaki, illus. by Shiro Amano (Sept. 22, paper, $20, ISBN 978-0-316-26173-9), is an adaptation of this video game. Ages 8–up.

Harlequin Teen

Daughters unto Devils by Amy Lukavics (Sept. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21158-6). Does an evil presence lurk in the abandoned prairie house that a girl’s family moves to? Ages 14–up.

Never Always Sometimes by Adi Alsaid (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21154-8). As freshmen, two friends listed 10 things they would never do, yet decide to do as seniors. Ages 14–up.

What We Left Behind by Robin Talley (Oct. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21175-3). Two girls’ relationship is challenged when one befriends a group of transgender college peers. Ages 14–up.

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman (Aug. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21172-2) launches Blood of Gods and Royals, a fantasy series of intrigue, romance, and betrayal. Ages 14–up.


The Blackcoat Rebellion welcomes Queen by Aimée Carter (Nov. 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21161-6), ages 14–up. Julie Kagawa’s The Iron Warrior (Oct. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21135-7) joins The Iron Fey, ages 14–up. The Secret Diamond Sisters offers Diamonds Are Forever by Michelle Madow (Oct. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21152-4), ages 14–up. The Twixt issues Insidious by Dawn Metcalf (Aug. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21165-4), ages 14–up. And The White Rabbit Chronicles continues with A Mad Zombie Party by Gena Showalter (Sept. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21182-1), ages 14–up.


Five Little Bunnies by Tish Rabe, illus. by Dan Yaccarino (Jan. 5, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225339-2), offers this nursery rhyme with an Easter twist. Ages 3–5.

Alvin and the Chipmunks Storybook Collection (Nov. 3, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225227-2) compiles tales starring this cartoon trio. Ages 4–8.

Dill & Bizzy: An Odd Duck and a Strange Bird by Nora Ericson, illus. by Lisa Ericson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230452-0), celebrates finding a friend who lets you be yourself. Ages 4–8.

Ella and Penguin by Megan Maynor, illus. by Rosalinde Bonnet (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233088-8). Two friends brave the dark to view glow-in-the-dark stickers. Ages 4–8.

Enzo and the Christmas Tree Hunt! by Garth Stein, illus. by R.W. Alley (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229532-3). Enzo the dog comes to Zoë’s rescue when she gets lost in the snow while searching for a Christmas tree. Ages 4–8.

Girl & Gorilla by Rick Walton, illus. by Joe Berger (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227891-3). Two best friends want to play in the park—but how will they get there? Ages 4–8.

Goodnight, Grizzle Grump! by Aaron Blecha (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229746-4). A bear searches for the perfect spot for his long winter nap. Ages 4–8.

The Happy Egg by Ruth Krauss, illus. by Crockett Johnson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243031-1), is a new edition of this tale celebrating the promise of little birds. Ages 4–8.

Harold at the North Pole by Crockett Johnson (Sept. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242861-5; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242862-2) brings this holiday tale back into print. Ages 4–8.

HarperCollins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child’s First Collection (Oct. 6, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-0-06-242725-0). This anthology of 12 books features two new stories. Ages 4–8.

I Love You Already! by Jory John, illus. by Benji Davies (Dec. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237095-2). Bear can’t wait to spend the day alone, but Duck wants to hang out. Ages 4–8.

Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer, illus. by Oliver Jeffers (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237955-9), reveals that just because a friend is imaginary doesn’t mean he’s not real. Ages 4–8.

Lazy Dave by Jarvis (Sept. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235598-0). Is Dave, a dog who likes to sleep all day long, really lazy? Ages 4–8.

More Caps for Sale: Another Tale of Mischievous Monkeys by Esphyr Slobodkina and Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer, illus. by Slobodkina (Oct. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240545-6). The sequel to Caps for Sale appears for the first time. Ages 4–8.

My Chinatown: One Year in Poems by Kam Mak (Jan. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-443732-5). First published in 2001, this celebrates the author’s childhood in New York City’s Chinatown. Ages 4–8.

Officer Panda: Fingerprint Detective by Ashley Crowley (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236626-9). Who’s been leaving mysterious fingerprints in the neighborhood? Ages 4–8.

Ruby Rose on Her Toes by Rob Sanders, illus. by Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Jan. 19, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223569-5). Will a young dancer find a way around school’s no-dancing rule? Ages 4–8.

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’ by Eileen Spinelli, illus. by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236398-5; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236397-8). When calamity strikes their dinner preparations, a family realizes there’s more to Thanksgiving than eating. Ages 4–8.

Time for Spring (Jan. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243033-5) and Will Spring Be Early? Or Will Spring Be Late? (Jan. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243037-3) by Crockett Johnson bring these springtime tales back into print. Ages 4–8.

Who Needs a Bath? by Jeff Mack (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222028-8). Bear plans a surprise birthday party for stinky Skunk in this follow-up to Who Wants a Hug? Ages 4–8.

Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare by Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema (Oct. 27, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241925-5) is a new edition of this illustrated biography. Ages 6–10.

The Sun, Revised Edition by Seymour Simon (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234500-4; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234505-9) is an updated edition of this look at the sun. Ages 6–10.

Connect the Stars by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227465-6). After meeting at camp, two misfits discover the importance of being themselves. Ages 8–12.

5 Seconds of Summer Annual (Oct. 6, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242450-1) follows this band behind the scenes. Ages 8–12.

Henry Cicada’s Extraordinary Elktonium Escapade by David Teague (Jan. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237745-6). In this novel about friendship and self-discovery, a boy made out of a green metal his mother invented abandons his quest to be ordinary. Ages 8–12.

Kid Owner by Tim Green (Sept. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229379-4). When his father leaves him the Dallas Cowboys in his will, Ryan is determined to keep the team. Ages 8–12.

A Kids’ Guide to America’s Bill of Rights, Revised Edition by Kathleen Krull, illus. by Anna DiVito (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235231-6; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235230-9), is an updated edition of this volume. Ages 8–12.

The Naughty List by Michael Fry and Bradley Jackson, illus. by Fry (Sept. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235475-4). When Bobbie’s bungled attempts to help her brother land him on Santa’s Naughty List, she travels to the North Pole to set things right. Ages 8–12.

The One and Only Ivan Full-Color Collector’s Edition: My Story by Katherine Applegate, illus. by Patricia Castelao (Nov. 3, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242524-9), includes the author’s Newbery acceptance speech, a letter from Ivan’s caretaker at Zoo Atlanta, and new art. Ages 8–12.

Secrets of Valhalla by Jasmine Richards (Jan. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-201009-4). Two new friends must save the world from the vengeful Norse god Loki. Ages 8–12.

A Sliver of Stardust by Marissa Burt (Oct. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229155-4). Wren discovers that magic awaits her in this fantasy loosely inspired by nursery rhymes. Ages 8–12.

A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic by Lisa Papademetriou (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237121-8). Two girls on opposite sides of the world connect through a mysterious book, which guides them into a tale about a past romance that has ties to each of their futures. Ages 8–12.

The Tiara on the Terrace by Kristen Kittscher (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222798-0). Sleuths Sophie and Grace capture a murderer in this sequel to The Wig in the Window. Ages 8–12.

Watch Out, Hollywood! More Confessions of a So-called Middle Child by Maria T. Lennon (Oct. 20, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-212694-8). Charlie takes on mean girls in this sequel to Confessions of a So-called Middle Child. Ages 8–12.

The Wrinkled Crown by Anne Nesbet (Nov. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-210429-8) is a tale of music and friendship set against an age-old war between magic and science. Ages 8–12.

Curiosity House: The Shrunken Head by Lauren Oliver and H.C. Chester (Sept. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227081-8) debuts a series about four orphans with extraordinary abilities who life in a museum and solve a string of murders. Ages 8–12.

Survivors: The Gathering Darkness #1: A Pack Divided by Erin Hunter, illus. by Laszlo Kubinyi (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234333-8), launches the second six-book arc in the Survivor series. Ages 8–12.

Color Me Creative: Unlock Your Imagination by Kristina Webb (Sept. 29, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241546-2). This Instagram artist offers 50 art-inspired challenges. Ages 13–up.

The Courage to Compete: Living with Cerebral Palsy and Following My Dreams by Abbey Curran and Elizabeth Kaye (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236391-6). Curran, former Miss Iowa USA and founder of a pageant for contestants with disabilities, tells her story. Ages 13–up.

Seven Black Diamonds by Melissa Marr (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-201117-6). Half human, half fae, Lilywhite is embroiled in a war between humans and faeries. Ages 13–up.

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Chris Riddell (Sept. 22, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239824-6), reimagines the tales of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic. Ages 13–up.

This May Sound Crazy by Abigail Breslin (Oct. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241482-3) collects essays about boyfriends, breakups, cats, social media, and bagels. Ages 13–up.

Cut Both Ways by Carrie Mesrobian (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234988-0). A teen must come to terms with his sexual desires for both his girlfriend and his male best friend. Ages 14–up.


New I Can Read Books 1 are The Berenstain Bears Are SuperBears! (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235009-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229047-2) and We Love Soccer! (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235014-5; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235013-8) by Mike Berenstain; Charlie the Ranch Dog: Rock Star by Ree Drummond, illus. by Diane deGroat (Nov. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234778-7; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234777-0); Syd Hoff’s Danny and the Dinosaur and the New Puppy (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228153-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228152-4) and Danny and the Dinosaur: Too Tall (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228156-2; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228155-5); Pinkalicious and the Sick Day by Victoria Kann (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224599-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224600-4); Rob Scotton’s Splat the Cat: Twice the Mice (Oct. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229422-7; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229421-0) and Splat the Cat and the Quick Chicks (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229425-8; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229424-1), ages 4–8.


I Can Read Book 2 adds Alvin and the Chipmunks 4: Movie Tie-In #1 (Dec. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242315-3); Alvin and the Chipmunks 4: Movie Tie-In #2 by (Dec. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242317-7); Batman Classic: The Joker’s Ice Scream by Donald Lemke, illus. by Andie Tong (Sept. 22, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234492-2); Flat Stanley: On Ice by Jeff Brown, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-218982-0; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-218981-3), ages 4–8. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 titles adds Simple Machines by D.J. Ward, illus. by Mike Lowery (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232148-0; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232147-3).

Clark the Shark stars in Afraid of the Dark by Bruce Hale, illus. by Guy Francis (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237450-9), ages 4–8. And Pete the Cat reappears in Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues by James Dean and Kimberly Dean, illus. by James Dean (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230430-8); and Pete the Cat’s Guide to Love by James Dean (Dec. 22, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243061-8), ages 4–8. Pig in a Wig offers What This Story Needs Is a Hush and a Shush by Emma J. Virjan (Jan. 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241528-8), ages 4–8.

Paddington stars in Paddington and the Christmas Surprise by Michael Bond, illus. by R.W. Alley (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231842-8), ages 4–8, and Paddington Abroad Board Book (Nov. 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231222-8) by Bond, illus. by Peggy Fortnum, ages 8–12. Alien in My Pocket picks up Forces of Nature by Nate Ball, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231490-1; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235230-9); and Telescope Troubles by Ball (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237089-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237088-4), ages 6–10. And propelling the Fart Squad forward are Fartasaurus Rex (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236632-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229047-2) and Unidentified Farting Objects (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236633-7; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229049-6) by Seamus Pilger, illus. by Stephen Gilpin, ages 6–10.

Miss Brown Is Upside Down! is an addition to My Weirdest School by Dan Gutman, illustrated by Jim Paillot (Oct. 20, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228427-3), ages 6–10. Nancy Clancy is back in Nancy Clancy, Soccer Mania (Sept. 8, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226967-6) by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser, ages 6–10. Nerdy Dozen greets 20,000 Nerds Under the Sea by Jeff Miller (Dec. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227268-3), ages, 8–12. And Picture Perfect adds Between Us (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233674-3) by Cari Simmons and Melinda Metz and All Together Now by Simmons and Laura J. Burns (Jan. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233676-7), ages 8–12.

Planet Tad continues with Return to Planet Tad by Tim Carvell, illus. by Doug Holgate (Sept. 22, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226626-2), ages 8–12. Erin Hunter’s Return to the Wild releases The Longest Day (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-199649-8), ages 8–12. Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates concludes with The Buccaneers’ Code by Caroline Carlson (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219439-8), ages 8–12. Shadows of the Clans by Erin Hunter (Jan. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234332-1) is a new Warriors Novella, ages 8–12. Warriors Super Editions adds Moth Flight’s Vision by Hunter, Dan Jolley, and Lillian Diaz-Przybyl, illus. by James L. Barry, ages 8–12. Hunter’s Warriors: Dawn of the Clans wraps up with Path of Stars, illus. by Wayne McLoughlin (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-206366-3), ages 8–12.

The Zombie Chasers concludes with World Zombination by John Kloepfer, illus. by David DeGrand (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229027-4), ages 8–12. Searching for Super by Marion Jensen joins Almost Super (Jan. 19, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220959-7), ages 8–12. Confidentially Yours by Jo Whittemore debuts with Brooke’s Not-So-Perfect Plan (Jan. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235893-6) and Vanessa’s Fashion Face-Off (Jan. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235895-0), ages 8–12. The Morrigan’s Curse by Dianne K. Salerni (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227221-8) concludes the Eighth Day trilogy, ages 8–12. And Elementia Chronicles by Sean Fay Wolfe continues with The New Order (Oct. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241634-6) and Herobrine’s Message by Sean Fay Wolfe (Jan. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241636-0), ages 8–12.

Little House greets The World of Little House by Carolyn Strom Collins and Christina Wyss Eriksson, illus. by Garth Williams and Deborah Maze (Oct. 6, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243049-6), ages 8–up. The Shepherd’s Crown concludes Terry Pratchett’s Tiffany Aching (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242997-1), ages 13–up. Untamed City gains Untamed City Bind-Up by Melissa Marr (Sept. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235494-5), ages 13–up. Lorien Legacies wraps up with The Fate of Ten by Pittacus Lore (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219475-6), ages 14-up. Asylum adds Catacomb by Madeleine Roux (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236405-0), ages 14–up. And Endgame continues with Sky Key by James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton (Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233261-5), ages 14–up.


Juba! A Novel by Walter Dean Myers (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-211271-2) is a novel based on William Henry Lane, aka Juba, a black dancer in the mid-19th century. Ages 13–up.

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Guy A. Sims, illus. by Dawud Anyabwile (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227500-4; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227499-1), is a b&w graphic novel version of this story about a teen on trial for murder. Ages 13–up.

HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray

Austin, Lost in America: A Geography Adventure by Jef Czekaj (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228017-6) follows Austin the dog through 50 states. Ages 4–8.

Beyond the Pond by Joseph Kuefler (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236427-2). A boy finds the unexpected when he explores the depth of his pond. Ages 4–8.

Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead by Michelle Markel, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238122-4). A picture book biography. Ages 4–8.

I’m Cool! by Kate McMullan, illus. by Jim McMullan (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230629-6). A Zamboni stars in this companion to I Stink! and I’m Dirty! Ages 4–8.

Little Elfie One by Pamela Jane, illus. by Jane Manning (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220673-2). This follow-up to Little Goblins Ten is a wintry reimagining of “Over in the Meadow.” Ages 4–8.

Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups by Tadgh Bentley (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233536-4) invites readers to help a penguin get rid of the hiccups. Ages 4–8.

Shark Detective! by Jessica Olien (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235714-4) introduces a lonely shark who dreams of becoming a detective. Ages 4–8.

Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian, illus. by Mike Curato (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238633-5). This tale of a worm wedding celebrates love in all its forms. Ages 4–8.

Hillary Rodham Clinton: Do All the Good You Can by Cynthia Levinson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238730-1; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238729-5) is a biography of this presidential candidate. Ages 8–12.

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232718-5). At home in her own skin, a self-described “fat girl” takes on her town’s beauty pageant. Ages 13–up.

Velvet Undercover by Teri Brown (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232127-5). A teen is sent into the heart of enemy territory to rescue Britain’s most valuable secret spy. Ages 13–up.

Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233175-5). This debut novel spotlights friendships that have the power to transform you forever. Ages 14–up.

Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228695-6). In this sequel to Snow Like Ashes, Meira tries to discover the truth of her world’s magic. Ages 14–up.

The Mystery of Hollow Places by Rebecca Podos (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237334-2), When a teen’s mystery writer father goes missing, she uses info from his novels to track him down. Ages 14–up.

Underneath Everything by Marcy Beller Paul, illus. by Bill Davis (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232721-5). A debut novel about two girls bound by an obsessive friendship. Ages 14–up.


Creature Keepers adds Creature Keepers and the Swindled Soil-Soles by Peter Nelson, illus. by Rohitash Rao (Sept. 15, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223645-6), ages 8–12. Dolls continues with Midnight Dolls by Kiki Sullivan (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228150-0, ages 13–up. Madman’s Daughter concludes with A Cold Legacy by Megan Shepherd (Jan. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-212809-6), ages 13–up. Hollowgirl by Sean Williams (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220327-4) brings Twinmaker to a close, ages 13–up. And the Elemental Trilogy concludes with The Immortal Heights by Sherry Thomas (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220735-7), ages 14–up.


Waiting by Kevin Henkes (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236843-0). Five stuffed animal friends sitting on a child’s windowsill wait for marvelous things to happen. Ages 4–8.

The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon (Sept. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232094-0). Three friends yearn for adventure in this debut novel about friendship and imagination. Ages 8–12.

A Riddle in Ruby by Kent Davis (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236834-8) launches a trilogy about the daughter of a smuggler pirate in an alternate colonial Philadelphia. Ages 8–12.

A New Darkness by Joseph Delaney (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233454-1). In this trilogy launch, the hero of The Last Apprentice battles creatures of the dark. Ages 13–up.

One by Sarah Crossan (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-211875-2). When their body begins to fight against them, two conjoined teenage twins face a difficult decision. Ages 13–up.

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224291-4). This launch to the Gold Seer Trilogy introduces a teen with the ability to sense the presence of gold during the Gold Rush. Ages 13–up.

The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238127-9). A teen has been trained to kill—and replace—an alternate version of herself on a parallel Earth. Ages 14–up.


Amelia Bedelia by the Yard by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynne Avril (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233428-2; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233427-5), is a new I Can Read Book 1, ages 4–8. Amelia Bedelia also stars in Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book: Amelia Bedelia Dances Off (Oct. 20, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233409-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233408-4) and Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book Box Set #2: Amelia Bedelia Shapes Up, Amelia Bedelia Cleans Up, Amelia Bedelia Sets Sail, Amelia Bedelia Dances Off (Oct. 20, paper, $19.96, ISBN 978-0-06-242347-4) by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynne Avril, ages 6–10. Salvage introduces Sound by Alexandra Duncan (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222017-2), ages 13–up. And Elissa Sussman’s Stray continues with Burn (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227459-5), ages 14–up.



Chickies return in Big Chickie, Little Chickie by Janee Trasler (Jan. 26, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234231-7), ages 3–5. Splat the Cat reappears in Christmas Countdown by Rob Scotton (Sept. 22, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-197865-4), ages 3–5. Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter stars in Just a Special Thanksgiving (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-147811-6), ages 4–7. Frances is back in 8x8 storybook editions of Bread and Jam for Frances (Oct. 20, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239237-4) and Best Friends for Frances (Jan. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239244-2). by Russell Hoban, illus. by Lillian Hoban, ages 4–8. Justice League issues Justice League Classic: The Mightiest Magic by Donald Lemke, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Nov. 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234490-8), ages 4–8. And Rob Scotton’s Russell the Sheep (Sept. 22, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239243-5) adds an 8x8 storybook version of Russell the Sheep, ages 4–8.

The Berenstain Bears return in When I Grow Up by Mike Berenstain (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235005-3), ages 4–8. Fancy Nancy offers 5-Minute Fancy Nancy Stories by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Dec. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241216-4), ages 4–8. James Dean’s Pete the Cat reappears in Robo-Pete (Oct. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230427-8), ages 4–8. Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann adds Pinkalicious and the Snow Globe (Oct. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224588-5) and The Pinkalicious Take-Along Storybook Set: 5 Pinkamazing Storybook Adventures (Sept. 22, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241080-1), ages 4–8. And tie-ins to Alvin and the Chipmunks 4 are Movie Tie-In 8x8 #1 (Dec. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242311-5) and Movie Tie-In 8x8 #2 (Dec. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242313-9), ages 4–8; and The Junior Novel (Dec. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242319-1), ages 6–10.


Ash & Bramble by Sarah Prineas (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233794-8). In this retelling, Cinderella must choose between two loves and has no time for glass slippers. Ages 13–up.

Future Perfect by Jen Larsen (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232123-7). An overweight teen doesn’t want weight-loss surgery—but it comes with the promise of college tuition. Ages 13–up.

Infinite in Between by Carolyn Mackler (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-173107-5) follows the lives of five teens through their high school years. Ages 13–up.

Mirrored by Alex Flinn (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-213451-6). In this Snow White remake, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and true love doesn’t necessarily mean Prince Charming. Ages 13–up.

Taking Aim: Power and Pain, Teens and Guns by Michael Cart, Francesca Lia Block, Chris Crutcher, Ron Koertge, et al. (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232735-2). In this fiction collection, 16 authors address the impact of guns on teens. Ages 13–up.

Very in Pieces by Megan Frazer Blakemore (Sept. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234839-5). A bright girl in a family of free-spirited artists faces hard truths about those she loves. Ages 13–up.

Dreamland by Robert L. Anderson (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233867-9). A teen travels through others’ dreams in this story of the fine line between dreams and reality. Ages 14–up.

The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224541-0). After surviving a car accident that killed her friend, Sadie copes with emotional and physical scars. Ages 14–up.

Light of Day by Allison van Diepen (Nov. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230347-9). A Miami girl who is almost drugged at a nightclub is determined to take down the culprits. Ages 14–up.

Nothing Bad Is Going to Happen by Kathleen Hale (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-221121-7). This sequel to No One Else Can Have You balances humor and horror. Ages 14–up.

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240316-2) is a novel exploring the struggle to be normal and extraordinary at the same time. Ages 14–up.

A Step Toward Falling by Cammie McGovern (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227113-6). In this novel about learning from one’s mistakes, Emily fails to act when she witnesses a disabled schoolmate attacked by another student. Ages 14–up.

Sword and Verse by Kathy MacMillan (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232461-0). Raisa discovers a colossal secret in this novel of fantasy, romance, and palace intrigue. Ages 14–up.

Thicker Than Water by Kelly Fiore (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232473-3). A teen watches her brother deteriorate in this novel of drug addiction and family tragedy. Ages 14–up.

What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233874-7). The truth about a girl’s rape is covered up in this novel of guilt and innocence. Ages 14–up.

What’s Broken Between Us by Alexis Bass (Dec. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227535-6). Set in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, this is a tale of love, loss, and forgiveness. Ages 14–up.


Geek Girl welcomes Picture Perfect by Holly Smale (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233363-6), ages 13–up. Lies I Told issues Promises I Made by Michelle Zink (Nov. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232715-4), ages 13–up. The Prey Trilogy continues with The Capture by Tom Isbell (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-221605-2), ages 13–up. Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass (Oct. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241408-3) is a new Selection novella, ages 13–up. Sweet Evil continues with Sweet Temptation by Wendy Higgins (Sept. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238142-2), ages 13–up. Firebird releases Ten Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227899-9), ages 14–up. And Jewel presents The White Rose by Amy Ewing (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223581-7), ages 14–up.


Charlie Piechart and the Case of the Missing Pizza Slice by Marilyn Sadler and Eric Comstock, illus. by Comstock (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237054-9), launches a math-themed mystery series about a boy who has a pie chart for a belly. Ages 4–8.

How to Behave at a Dog Show by Madelyn Rosenberg, illus. by Heather Ross (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227927-9). A dog competition is the setting of this sequel to How to Behave at a Tea Party. Ages 4–8.

Tulip and Rex Write a Story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Sarah Massini (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-209416-2). In this follow-up to Tulip Loves Rex, Tulip collects words in her notebook as she and Rex take a walk. Ages 4–8.

Bridget Wilder: Spy-in-Training by Jonathan Bernstein (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238266-5) launches a series about a girl who discovers her father is a superspy. Ages 8–12.

Rules for Stealing Stars by Corey Ann Haydu (Sept. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235271-2). Sisters discover a magical closet that lets them escape from the darkness of their home life. Ages 8–12.

Unnaturals: The Battle Begins by Devon Hughes, illus. by Owen Richardson (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225754-3). In this series launch, genetically engineered hybrid animals are forced to compete in a fighting ring—until two kids help them escape. Ages 8–12.

Mr. Puffball: Stunt Cat to the Stars by Constance Lombardo (Sept. 29, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232065-0). In this series debut, a cat goes to Hollywood to be a movie star. Ages 8–12.

Da Vinci’s Tiger by Laura Malone Elliott (Nov. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-074424-3) is an historical romance about Ginevra de’ Benci, the real-life muse of Leonardo da Vinci. Ages 13–up.

The Isle by Jordana Frankel (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-209537-4). The Ward is wracked by disease and in desperate need of freshwater in this sequel to The Ward. Ages 13–up.

Newt’s Emerald: Magic, Maids, and Masquerades by Garth Nix (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236004-5) is a Regency romance with a fantasy twist. Ages 13–up.

This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238277-1). A boy brings his brother back from the dead in this reimagining of Frankenstein. Ages 13–up.

Truest by Jackie Lea Sommers (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234825-8). A girl embarks on a rescue mission when twins—one with a devastating secret—move to town. Ages 13–up.

Front Lines by Michael Grant (Jan. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234215-7) launches a series that reimagines World War II with girl soldiers fighting on the front lines. Ages 14–up.

A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232086-5). In this gothic historical thriller, a girl must confront dark family secrets to reclaim her life. Ages 14–up.

Shade Me by Jennifer Brown (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232443-6). In this series debut, a girl with special cognitive abilities is drawn into a mystery. Ages 14–up.

Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236620-7). A resurrected murdered girl must reconcile her former self with the creature she has become. Ages 14–up.


Balance Keepers offers The Pillars of Ponderay by Lindsay Cummings (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227521-9), ages 8–12. The Copernicus Legacy gains The Golden Vendetta by Tony Abbott (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219449-7), ages 8–12. Wicked Games plays on with Reckless Hearts by Sean Olin (Nov. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219241-7), ages 14–up. And World of Septimus Heap: TodHunter Moon releases SandRider by Angie Sage (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227248-5), ages 8–12. Veronica Roth’s Divergent adds Allegiant Collector’s Edition Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239498-9), ages 14–up. And joining Messenger of Fear is The Tattooed Heart by Michael Grant (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220743-2), ages 14–up.

HarperCollins/Walden Pond

The Astounding Broccoli Boy by Frank Cottrell Boyce (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240017-8). In this coming-of-age novel, a boy is mystified when he turns green. Ages 8–12.

The Vanishing Island by Barry Wolverton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222190-2) launches Chronicles of the Black Tulip, an adventure fantasy set in an alternate history. Ages 8–12.


Codename Conspiracy continues with Countdown Zero by Chris Rylander (Jan. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-212012-0), ages 8–12. Felony Bay Mysteries adds Disappearance at Hangman’s Bluff by J.E. Thompson (Sept. 8, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-210450-2), ages 8–12. And Guys Read picks up Terrifying Tales by Jon Scieszka, Adam Gidwitz, R.L. Stine, et al. (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238558-1; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238557-4), ages 8–12.

History Press

Go-Carts, Catapults and Midnight Feasts: 101 Vintage Pastimes for Modern Kids by Catherine Cox (Oct. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7509-6429-6) rounds up traditional outdoor, science, and arts and crafts activities. Ages 5–10.

Holiday House

Look and Be Grateful by Tomie dePaola (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3443-5) is a meditative picture book that encourages readers to be thankful. All ages.

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep by Jane Cabrera (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3388-9). This rendition stars a girl who can’t seem to stop knitting and a sheep who can’t say no. Ages 2–5.

¡Vámonos! Let’s Go! by René Colato Laínez, illus. by Joe Cepeda (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3442-8), offers a riff on “The Wheels on the Bus” in English and Spanish. Ages 3–6.

All for a Dime! A Bear and Mole Story by Will Hillenbrand (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-2946-2). Three friends sell their wares at the farmer’s market. Ages 3–6.

Vincent Paints His House by Tedd Arnold (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3210-3). With a little creativity and a lot of color, Vincent van Gogh paints his house. Ages 3–8.

Ollie’s Class Trip by Stephanie Calmenson, illus. by Abby Carter (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3432-9), is a call-and-response tale about a class trip to the aquarium. Ages 4–6.

My Dog, Bob by Richard Torrey (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3386-5) features a dog who cooks breakfast for his family, drives the family car, and digs for dinosaur bones. Ages 4–8.

Mousetropolis by R. Gregory Christie (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-2319-4) presents a reimagining of the Aesop fable starring City Mouse and Country Mouse. Ages 4–8.

Is That a Cat? by Tim Hamilton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95 ISBN 978-0-8234-3384-1). This story of mistaken identity involves animals, an elf, and a bird watcher. Ages 4–8.

Tiptoe Tapirs by Hanmin Kim (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3395-7). Quiet tapirs teach a leopard how to tiptoe in order to escape from a hunter. Ages 4–8.

Job Wanted by Teresa Bateman, illus. by Chris Sheban (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95 ISBN 978-0-8234-3391-9). An old farm dog shows a skeptical farmer he can learn new tricks. Ages 5–8.

Ms. Spell by Ethan Long (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3292-9). A teacher gives a zany spelling lesson. Ages 6–10.

Spidermania: Friends on the Web by Alexandra Siy, illus. by Dennis Kunkel (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-2871-7), debunks myths about spiders. Ages 6–10.

Nanny X Returns by Madelyn Rosenberg (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3533-3). A crime-fighting nanny and her charges investigate fishy incidents in this sequel to Nanny X. Ages 7–10.

Kiki and Jacques by Susan Ross (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3427-5). Two girls—one from Maine, the other from Somalia—form a supportive friendship. Ages 8–12.

Stormstruck! by John Macfarlane (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3394-0). Sam and his dog brave danger at sea while the boy grieves his brother’s death in Afghanistan. Ages 8–12.

The Safest Lie by Angela Cerrito (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95 ISBN 978-0-8234-3310-0). Smuggled out of the Warsaw Ghetto, Anna struggles to both hide and hold onto her Jewish identity. Ages 8–12.

Clayton Stone, at Your Service by Ena Jones (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3389-6). Clayton’s grandmother heads a secret government organization that wants to recruit him to catch a gang of kidnappers. Ages 8–12.

After the Ashes by Sara K. Joiner (Oct. 15, hardcover, $17.95, 978-0-8234-3441-1). When a volcano erupts in 1883 in Indonesia, Katrien flees to the jungle with an unlikely friend. Ages 10–up.

The Devil’s Dreamcatcher by Donna Hosie (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3390-2). In this sequel to The Devil’s Intern, a madman tries to unleash the terror of the Devil’s dreamcatcher. Ages 15–up.


New I Like to Read Books are Cat Got a Lot by Steve Henry (Sept. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3419-0), Crow Made a Friend by Margaret Peot (Sept. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3420-6), Hiding Dinosaurs by Dan Moynihan (Sept. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3421-3), Lost Dog by Michael Garland (Sept. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3430-5), Pete Makes a Mistake by Emily Arnold McCully (Sept. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3422-0), Pie for Chuck by Pat Schories (Sept. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3423-7), and Pig Is Big on Books by Douglas Florian (Sept. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3424-4), ages 4–8.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Full Moon at the Napping House by Audrey Wood, illus. by Don Wood (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-30832-9). No one can sleep in this sequel to The Napping House. Ages 4–8.

Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W.H. Beck (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-41666-6) examines bioluminescence—animals’ ability to glow. Ages 4–8.

Goodnight, Good Dog by Mary Lyn Ray, illus. by Rebecca Malone (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-28612-2). A not-so sleepy pup warms up to bedtime. Ages 4–8.

My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald, illus. by Freya Blackwood (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-43228-4), offers a multicultural story about moving to a foreign country and finding a new friend. Ages 4–8.

The Plan by Alison Paul, illus. by Barbara Lehman (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-28333-6). As a father and daughter cope with a loss, they rediscover a key piece of family history and build a new life. Ages 4–8.

Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van Allsburg (Sept. 15, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58014-5) includes an author’s note, downloadable audio, and ornament. Ages 4–8.

Search and Spot: Animals! by Laura Ljungkvist (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-54005-7) challenges readers to find animals hidden in an array of patterns and colors. Ages 4–8.

The Whisper by Pamela Zagarenski (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-41686-4). When a girl receives a book of only pictures, a whisper urges her to create the words she can’t see. Ages 4–8.

How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, illus. by Jenkins (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-31365-1), reveals the skills animals use to survive in the wild. Ages 6–9.

The Last Bogler by Catherine Jinks (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-08696-8). In Victorian London, a bogle hunter and apprentice lure child-eating monsters from their lairs. Ages 9–12.

Lizzie and the Lost Baby by Cheryl Blackford (Jan. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-57099-3). In WWII England, a girl discovers an abandoned baby and befriends a gypsy boy. Ages 9–12.

Malcolm Under the Stars by W.H. Beck, illus. by Brian Lies (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-39267-0). The classroom animals from Malcolm at Midnight return in this sequel. Ages 9–12.

Milo Speck, Accidental Agent by Linda Urban (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-41951-3). A clothes dryer transports Milo to a land where he finds ogres—and his dad. Ages 9–12.

When Mischief Came to Town by Katrina Nannestad (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-53432-2). Mischief follows a girl living on a Danish island with her grandmother. Ages 9–12.

Wild at Heart: Mustangs and the Young People Fighting to Save Them by Terri Farley, photos by Melissa Farlow (Sept. 22, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-544-39294-6) focuses on these horses and the young people working to keep them wild and free. Ages 9–12.

The Rig by Joe Ducie (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-50311-3). A teenage boy at a juvenile holding facility in the Arctic Ocean discovers that all is not as it seems. Ages 10–up.

Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-31367-5) is a biography of Mary Mallon, aka the notorious Typhoid Mary. Ages 10–up.

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans by Don Brown (Aug. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-15777-4) recounts in graphic-novel format both the tragedy and triumph of this 2005 natural disaster. Ages 12–up.

The Edge by Roland Smith (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-34122-7). In this sequel to Peak, Peak Marcello travels from New York to the mountains of Afghanistan. Ages 12–up.

NEED by Joelle Charbonneau (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-41669-7). On a social networking site promising to grant teens their every need, pranks escalate to crimes. Ages 12–up.

Vivian Apple Needs a Miracle by Katie Coyle (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-39042-3). Vivian is on a new mission in this sequel to Vivian Apple at the End of the World. Ages 12–up.

We’ll Never Be Apart by Emiko Jean (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-48200-5). In a mental facility, falsely accused of a crime, Alice finds the one she trusts may be lying. Ages 12–up.

Whippoorwill by Joseph Monninger (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-53123-9). Clair bonds immediately with the dog chained up next door—and with the boy next door. Ages 12–up.

Con Academy by Joe Schreiber (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-32020-8). Will takes on a fellow con artist at his elite prep school. Ages 14–up.

The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp by James M. Deem (Aug. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-09664-6) examines the lives of survivors of this Holocaust camp. Ages 14–up.

This Raging Light by Estelle Laure (Dec. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-53429-2). A teen left to care for her younger sister falls in love with her best friend’s brother. Ages 14–up.

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-46638-8). When Kate’s father is killed by a Wild West gang, she disguises herself as a boy to seek justice. Ages 14–up.


Olivier Dunrea’s Gossie & Friends are back in Ollie’s Valentine (Dec. 22, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-544-50269-7), ages up to 3. Little Blue Truck rolls along with Little Blue Truck’s Beep-Along Book by Alice Schertle, illus. by Jill McElmurry (Aug. 18, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-544-56812-9), ages up to 3. Picture This offers Shapes (Sept. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-51830-8) and Homes (Sept. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-51263-4), ages 3–up. H.A. Rey’s Curious George returns in Curious George Fire Dog Rescue (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-544-50320-5) and Curious George Joins the Team (Jan. 5, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-544-46500-8); and Curious George Discovers by Rey introduces Space (Oct. 6, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-544-50028-0) and The Senses (Oct. 6, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-544-50023-5), ages 4–8. And Martha Speaks greets Martha Habla: Problemas con un juguete / Martha Speaks: Toy Trouble by Susan Meddaugh (Nov. 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-544-50389-2), ages 4–8.

The Very Little Series welcomes Very Little Cinderella by Teresa Heapy, illus. by Sue Heap (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-28223-0), ages 4–8. Green Light Readers Level 3 adds Bradford Street Buddies: Block Party Surprise by Jerdine Nolen, illus. by Michelle Henninger (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-544-35863-8), ages 6–9. Mr. Putter & Tabby reappear in Mr. Putter & Tabby Smell the Roses by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard (Sept. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-15-206081-7), ages 6–9. The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins picks up The Case of the Phantom Cat by Holly Webb, illus. by Marion Lindsay (Sept. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58243-9), ages 9–12. Robots Rule continues with Battle of the Bots by C.J. Richards (Nov. 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-544-33932-3), ages 9–12. Joining Scientists in the Field is Inside Biosphere 2: Earth Science Under Glass by Mary Kay Carson, photos by Tom Uhlman (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-41664-2), ages 10–14. And Palace of Spies issues The Assassin’s Masque by Sarah Zettel (Jan. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-07408-8), ages 12–up.


Two Mice by Sergio Ruzzier (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-544-30209-9) follows two mice through a day as readers count from one to three and back again. Ages 4–7.

My Teacher Is an Idiom by Jamie Gilson (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-05680-0). What happens when second graders take idioms in English and in French literally? Ages 6–9.

Borrowed Time by Greg Leitich Smith (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-23711-7). Max and Petra return to the days of dinosaurs in this follow-up to Chronal Engine. Ages 9–12.

Hoodoo by Ronald L. Smith (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-44525-3). In 1930s Alabama, a boy whose family practices folk magic must defeat a stranger’s black magic. Ages 9–12.

Took: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-55153-4) centers on a family new to West Virginia and the witch who has them in her clutches. Ages 9–12.

Noah Webster: Man of Many Words by Catherine Reef (Aug. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-12983-2) is a biography illustrated with archival images. Ages 10–14.

The Rosemary Spell by Virginia Zimmerman (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-44537-6). A blank book fills with writing before kids’ eyes—and can make people vanish. Ages 10–14.

Forbidden by Eve Bunting (Dec. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-39092-8). Set in 19th-century Scotland, this thriller involves a teenage orphan, supernatural beings, and villains luring ships to disaster. Ages 12–up.

Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-547-92771-8). In this Cinderella retelling, the inventor heroine invents her own happily-ever-after. Ages 12–up.

Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-46222-9) centers on a 13-year-old father determined to find the baby he’s never seen. Ages 12–up.

Teen Boat! The Race for Boatlantis by Dave Roman, illus. by John Green (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-547-86563-8), is a graphic novel based on this comic about a teen who has the power to turn into a boat. Ages 12–up.

The Girl Who Could Not Dream by Sarah Beth Durst (Nov. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-46497-1). When the dream shop below her family’s bookstore is robbed and her parents go missing, Sophie must unravel the truth to save them. Ages 14–up.


The Carver Chronicles releases Don’t Feed the Geckos! by Karen English, illus. by Laura Freeman (Dec. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-57529-5), ages 6–9.

Hungry Tomato


Gareth Moore’s Brain Benders features It’s Only Logical (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7203-7), Not So Ordinary (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7199-3), Seeing Is Believing (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7201-3), and Think Outside the Box (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7205-1), ages 8–12. Go Wild by Chris Oxlade, illus. by Eva Sassin, introduces Be a Survivor (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7649-3), Be a Tracker (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7650-9), Be an Adventurer (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7647-9), and Be an Explorer (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7648-6), ages 8–12. And How to Live Like... by Anita Ganeri, illus. by Mariano Epelbaum, presents How to Live Like a Medieval Knight (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7209-9), How to Live Like a Roman Gladiator (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7211-2), How to Live Like a Stone-Age Hunter (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7207-5), and How to Live Like a Viking Warrior (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7213-6), ages 8–12.

Infographic Top 10s by Jon Richards and Ed Simkins releases Record-Breaking Animals (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9379-7) and Record-Breaking People (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9382-7), ages 9–12. Joining Mythical Beasts by Alice Peebles, illus. by Nigel Chilvers, are Demons and Dragons (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7651-6), Giants and Trolls (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7653-0), Mighty Mutants (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7652-3), and Monsters of the Gods (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7654-7), ages 8–12. Prehistoric Field Guides by Matthew Rake, illus. by Peter Minister, issues The Dawn of Planet Earth (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7193-1), Dinosaurs Rule (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7195-5), and The Rise of Mammals (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7197-9), ages 8–12. And Real-Life Monsters by Matthew Rake, illus. by Simon Mendez, welcomes Creatures of the Deep (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7643-1), Creatures of the Rain Forest (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7644-8), Creepy, Crawly Creatures (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7642-4), and Scaly, Slippery Creatures (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7645-5). 8–12.


Amazing Braids, Buns & Twists by Eric Mayost (Sept. 8, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62354-066-1). Photos illustrate this guide to creating 34 hairstyles. Ages 10–up.


You & Me—Magic! by Lark Pien (Dec. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-59702-117-3). A boy shares his toys, games, and even school with his fantastical friend, Magic. Ages 3–up.


Tales from the Chinese Zodiac offers The Year of the Monkey by Oliver Chin, illus. by Kenji Ono (Dec. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-59702-118-0), ages 3–up.

Inhabit Media

Way Back Then by Neil Christopher, illus. by Germaine Arnaktauyok (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-021-1). Written in both English and Inuktitut, this tale draws on Inuit mythology. Ages 3–5.

Kamik’s First Sled by Matilda Sulurayok, illus. by Qin Leng (Oct. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-020-4). Jake and his sled dog navigate their way home in a blizzard on the tundra. Ages 5–7.

Our First Caribou Hunt by Jennifer Noah and Chris Giroux, illus. by Hwei Lim (Oct. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-022-8), introduces Inuit hunting practices and animal treatment. Ages 5–7.

A Walk on the Shoreline by Rebecca Hainnu, illus. by Qin Leng (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-024-2), explores traditional Inuit uses of Arctic shore plants and animals. Ages 5–7.

Wild Eggs: A Tale of Arctic Egg Collecting by Suzie Napayok-Short, illus. by Jonathan Wright (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-025-9). Akuluk and her grandparents hunt for eggs. Ages 5–7.

Arctic Little Folk: Dwarves, Faeries, Elves, Gnomes & Other Diminutive Beings from Inuit Myths and Legends by Neil Christopher, illus. by Larry MacDougall (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-023-5). This compendium of stories showcases Arctic folklore. Ages 9–12.

The Country of Wolves by Neil Christopher, illus. by Ramon Perez (Sept. 1, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-927095-35-5). Two brothers are lost at sea in this graphic novel based on the animated film, Amaqqut Nunaat: The Country of Wolves. Ages 12–up.

Insight Editions/Insight Kids

Disney Princess: A Magical Pop-Up World by Matthew Reinhart (Nov. 3, pop-up book, $65, ISBN 978-1-60887-553-5). This showcase of settings and characters from the Disney Princess films features paper engineering. Ages 5–up.


The Things I Love by Trace Moroney adds The Things I Love About Me (Sept. 1, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-60887-527-6), ages 2–up. And Moroney’s When I’m Feeling... continues with When I’m Feeling Scared (Sept. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60887-526-9), ages 2–up.


Christmas in Maine by Robert Tristram Coffin, illus. by Blue Butterfield (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-939017-76-5), pairs Coffin’s 1941 poem with woodblock prints. All ages.

Hold This by Carolyn Cory Scoppettone, illus. by Priscilla Alpaugh (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-939017-68-0). A girl and her father enjoy a walk in the woods—and their special bond. Ages 3–7.

Sugar Mountain Snow Ball by Elizabeth Atkinson (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-939017-71-0). Two new friends—one a New Hampshire native, the other from Sri Lanka—both have big dreams. Ages 9–14.


Wildlife on the Move picks up A Little Brown Bat Story by Melissa Kim, illus. by Jada Fitch (Oct. 6, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-939017-70-3), ages 2–6.

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Surfacing by Mark Magro (Oct. 20, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-054-5). In a post-apocalyptic world, two students learn that finding the truth is worse than searching for it. Ages 12–up.


Dimensions in Death by the Brothers Washburn issues Fatal Green (Jan. 26, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-034-7), ages 12–up. And the Time Shift Trilogy offers The Year of Lightning by Ryan Dalton (Dec. 8, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-050-7), ages 12–up.



Mouse Math adds If the Shoe Fits by Jennifer Dussling (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-801-8) and Make a Wish, Albert! by Lori Haskins Houran (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-798-1), both illus. by Deborah Melmon, ages 4–6. Math Matters releases Ruby Makes It Even! by Lisa Harkrader, illus. by Amy Wummer (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-805-6), ages 5–7; and A Thousand Theos by Houran, illus. by M.H. Pilz (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-803-2), ages 6–8. And Holidays & Heroes gains Let’s Celebrate Constitution Day (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-749-3) and Let’s Celebrate Labor Day (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-816-2) by Barbara deRubertis, ages 6–10.

Karadi Tales

The Last Bargain by Samita Aiyer, illus. by Garima Gupta (Aug. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-81-8190-168-2). Set in rural India, this tale features a rat who is skilled at making bargains. Ages 4–8.


Any Other Girl by Rebecca Phillips (Jan. 26, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-61773-882-1). A teen with two gay parents stars in this novel about fitting in, divorce, and unconventional families. Ages 14–up.

Thicker Than Water by Brigid Kemmerer (Dec. 29, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7582-9441-8). Thomas is the primary suspect in a murder novel about teens with unusual powers. Ages 14–up.


Black Blade issues Dark Heart of Magic by Jennifer Estep (Oct. 27, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-61773-826-5), ages 14–up.



Coleman High continues with Game On by Calvin Slater (Aug. 25, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-61773-136-5), ages 14–up.

Kids Can

I Can Roar! by Frank Asch (Aug. 1, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-547-3). This die-cut book encourages readers to mimic the sounds and actions of animals. Ages 1–3.

Mr. Postmouse’s Rounds by Marianne Dubuc (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-572-5). A mouse delivers the mail to various creatures’ homes. Ages 3–7.

Starring Shapes! by Tania Howells (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-55453-743-3) is a story revealing shapes in unexpected places. Ages 3–7.

The Tea Party in the Woods by Akiko Miyakoshi (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-107-9). Kikko is surprised to learn that footprints she’s followed don’t belong to her father. Ages 3–7.

Worms by Bernard Friot, illus. by Aurélie Guillerey (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-571-8). A boy enlivens a boring dinner party by garnishing the salads with his fishing bait. Ages 4–7.

The Bureau of Misplaced Dads by Éric Veillé, illus. by Pauline Martin (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-238-0). A boy knows where to look for his missing father. Ages 4–7.

The Specific Ocean by Kyo Maclear, illus. by Katty Maurey (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-894786-35-5). A vacationing girl longs to bring the magic of the ocean home with her. Ages 4–8.

After Dark by James Leck (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-110-9). Charlie’s new neighbor insists there’s paranormal activity happening in their town. Ages 10–14.


Loula is back in Loula and Mister the Monster by Anne Villeneuve (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-326-4), ages 3–7. Stanley returns in Stanley at School by Linda Bailey, illus. by Bill Slavin (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-096-6), ages 3–7. The Dirty Trick by L.M. Falcone, illus. by Kim Smith (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-155-0), joins The Ghost and Max Monroe, ages 6–9. The Ghastly McNastys greets Raiders of the Lost Shark by Lyn Gardner, illus. by Ros Asquith (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-129-1), ages 7–10. Jasper John Dooley returns in Lost and Found by Caroline Adderson, illus. by Mike Shiell (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-014-0), ages 7–10. And CitizenKid gains Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War by Michel Chikwanine and Jessica Dee Humphreys, illus. by Claudia Dávila (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-126-0), ages 10–14.



Amazing Machines First Concepts by Tony Mitton, illus. by Ant Parker, releases Colors (Sept. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7233-0), Numbers (Sept. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7231-6), Opposites (Sept. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7234-7), and Sounds (Sept. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7232-3), ages 3–6. Kingfisher Readers L1 adds Seals by Thea Feldman (Oct. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7223-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7224-8), Ages 5–8. Kingfisher Readers L2 welcomes Chimpanzees by Claire Llewellyn (Oct. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7225-5; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7226-2), ages 5–8. Launching It’s all about… are Beastly Bugs (Jan. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7260-6), Deadly Dinosaurs (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7261-3), Freezing Poles (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7262-0), Riotous Rainforests (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7263-7), Scary Spiders (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7265-1), Snappy Sharks (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7266-8), Super Solar System (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7267-5), Violent Volcanoes (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7268-2), Wild Weather (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7269-9), and Rushing Rivers (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7264-4), ages 5–9. And Navigators offers Ancient Worlds by Miranda Smith and Philip Steele (Jan. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7239-2); and Deadly Creatures by David Burnie, Miranda Smith, and Claire Llewellyn (Jan. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7240-8), ages 9–13.

Laurence King

Little Houses: A Counting Book by Helen Musselwhite (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-78067-613-5) visits 10 houses around the world. Ages 3–5.

Animal Architects: The Brilliant Builders of the Animal Kingdom by Julio Antonio Blasco and Daniel Nassar (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-78067-654-8) examines how animals all over the world build their homes. Ages 7–11.

Pierre the Maze Detective: The Search for the Stolen Maze Stone by Hiro Kamigaki (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78067-563-3) features mazes and mystery challenges. Ages 7–11.

Lee & Low

The Story I’ll Tell by Nancy Tupper Ling, illus. by Jessica Lanan (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-160-1). In this story of international adoption, a mother tells how her child came to join the family. Ages 5–9.

Amazing Places, selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Chris Soentpiet and Christy Hale (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-60060-653-3), compiles poems about key U.S. locales. Ages 7–8.

Lee & Low/Children's Book Press

¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! by Lulu Delacre (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-327-5) is a bilingual alphabet book introducing a cloud forest in the Andes. Ages 6–8.

Lee & Low/Tu

Trail of the Dead by Joseph Bruchac (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-261-5). In this sequel to Killer of Enemies, Apache teen Lozen’s family is on the run from their captors. Ages 12–15.

Lemniscaat USA

Pussycat, Pussycat by Mies van Hout (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-48-4) illustrates animal-themed nursery rhymes and songs. Ages 2–5.

The Other Rabbit by Maranke Rinck (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-46-0). After finally finding his companion in the world, Rabbit hatches a plan so no one’s lonely again. Ages 3–6.

The Cheer-up Bird by Edward van de Vendel (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-45-3). A vibrant bird loses his color as he brings joy to others, but his chicks revitalize him. Ages 3–8.

Flea and Spikey by Pieter Koolwijk (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-20-0). A new student—a tiny girl with a big personality—takes bullied Floyd under her wing. Ages 8–12.


The Christmas Coal Man by Joe Kulka (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-1607-9). Santa tells the man who supplies his coal that he’s no longer giving coal to naughty kids. Ages 5–9.

Dino-Swimming by Lisa Wheeler, illus. Barry Gott (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-0214-0). The Land Sharks take on the Algae Eaters in a dino swimming showdown. Ages 5–9.

Feeding the Flying Fanellis: And Other Poems from a Circus Chef by Kate Hosford, illus. by Cosei Kawa (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-3905-4), compiles poems describing meals a chef serves circus performers. Ages 6–9.

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illus. by R. Gregory Christie (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7613-3943-4), tells how Lewis Michaux Sr.’s National Memorial African Bookstore became a center of black culture. Ages 7-10

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game by John Coy, illus. by Randy DuBurke (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-2604-7), centers on the coach who organized a 1944 basketball game between a white college and his North Carolina College of Negroes. Ages 7–11.

The Way Back from Broken by Amber J. Keyser (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7590-8). After his infant sister dies, Rakmen is sent on a wilderness trip with another family so his parents can “figure things out.” Ages 11–18.

Lerner/Carolrhoda Lab

See No Color by Shannon Gibney (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7682-0). A biracial girl adopted by a white family comes to terms with her race and her dreams. Ages 12–18.

The Anatomy of Curiosity by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-2398-5) contains a novella from each author. Ages 13–18.

Either the Beginning or the End of the World by Terry Farish (Oct. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7483-3). Sofie falls in love with an Army medic back from Afghanistan and discovers they both have secrets. Ages 13–18.

A 52-Hertz Whale by Bill Sommer and Natalie Haney Tilghman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7917-3). Told through e-mails, this centers on a teen obsessed with whales and a former volunteer in his special education program who is trying to make it in the movie business. Ages 13–18.

Last Night at the Circle Cinema by Emily Franklin (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7489-5). Three friends spend the night before graduation inside a movie theater, facing tragic past events and anticipating the future. Ages 13–18.

Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-4202-3). Set against the backdrop of a tragic 1937 Texas school explosion, this is a novel about race, segregation, and love. Ages 13–18.

Little Bee

Teddy Bedtime by Georgie Birkett (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0150-7). It’s the end of the day for teddies in this follow-up to Teddy’s Picnic. Ages 3–5.

This Little Bunny by Aly Fronis, illus. by Sanja Rescek (Jan. 5, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0105-7). Bunnies throw an Easter party in this riff on “This Little Piggy.” Ages 3–6.

Agatha by Anna Pignataro (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0096-8). A girl of mixed heritage discovers why she is unique and special. Ages 4–8.

The Big Adventure by Elina Ellis (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0109-5). Four animal friends try to decide where they should go on their big adventure. Ages 4–8.

Cockatoo, Too by Bethanie Murguia (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0102-6). This wordplay-filled tale features dancing cockatoos and toucans. Ages 4–8.

Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by R. Gregory Christie (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0103-3), follows 19th-century New Orleans slaves through the week, until they sing, dance, and congregate in Congo Square on Sunday. Ages 4–8.

Go Home, Little One! by Cate James (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0171-2). A young hedgehog has one last adventure before her winter hibernation. Ages 4–8.

Grub in Love by Abi Burlingham, illus. by Sarah Warburton (Dec. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0134-7). In this sequel to Ruby and Grub, Grub falls for the new dog next door. Ages 4–8.

How to Be a Dog by Jo Williamson (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0152-1). A dog narrates this tale of the relationship between a dog and his boy. Ages 4–8.

Snow Bunny’s Christmas Gift by Rebecca Harry (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0164-4). A bunny makes Christmas gifts for her friends. Ages 4–8.

What a Naughty Bird! by Sean Taylor, illus. by Dan Widdowson (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0138-5). A bird who enjoys pooping on other animals gets his comeuppance. Ages 4–8.

The Gross Book of Jokes (Nov. 3, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0162-0) compiles 400 jokes. Ages 7–10.

Heroes of History by Anita Ganeri, illus. by Joe Todd Stanton (Oct. 6, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0079-1), spotlights 26 heroes from around the world. Ages 7–10.

The Vloggers Yearbook (Oct. 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0230-6) compiles photos and info on popular YouTube stars. Ages 9–14.


Tiny Touch offers Animal Babies (Aug. 4, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0058-6) and Animal Colors (Aug. 4, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0057-9), illus. by Max & Sid, ages 1–3. And Superstats adds Amazing Body (Aug. 4, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0083-8) and Extreme Planet (Aug. 4, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0084-5) by Moira Butterfield, ages 7–10.

Little Bigfoot

B Is for Bear: A Natural Alphabet by Hannah Viano (Oct. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-039-2). Paper-cut art illustrates this alphabetical celebration of nature. Ages 2–5.

Bigfoot Does Not Like Birthday Parties by Eric Ode, illus. by Jaime Temairik (Oct. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-004-0). Bigfoot is the guest of honor at a very messy party. Ages 4–8.


Monkey World adds The Rise and Fall of Oscar the Magician by Matthew Porter (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-57061-929-8), ages 4–8.

Board Book Reprints

Where Do I Sleep? A Pacific Northwest Lullaby (Aug. 4, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-019-4) and Why Do I Sing? Animal Songs of the Pacific Northwest (Aug. 4, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-020-0) by Jennifer Blomgren, illus. by Andrea Gabriel, ages up to 3.

Little, Brown

What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night by Refe Tuma and Susan Tuma (Oct. 28, hardcover, $20, ISBN 978-0-316-29459-1) provides a photographic look at what toys do at night. All ages.

One Today by Richard Blanco, illus. by Dav Pilkey (Nov. 3, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-37144-5), illustrates this poem Blanco read at President Obama’s 2013 inauguration. Ages 3–6.

Violet and Victor Write the Most Fabulous Fairy Tale by Alice Kulpers, illus. by Bethanie Murguia (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-21202-1), reveals the magic of storytelling. Ages 3–6.

The Goodbye Book by Todd Parr (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-40497-6) shares a story about saying goodbye to those we love. Ages 3–6.

Thank You and Good Night by Patrick McDonnell (Oct. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-316-33801-1) pays homage to classic bedtime stories and their creators. Ages 3–6.

Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick, illus. by Sophie Blackall (Oct. 20, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-32490-8), tells the story of the real bear behind Winnie-the-Pooh. Ages 3–6

Merry Christmas, Squirrels! by Nancy Rose (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-30257-9). Mr. Peanuts and Cousin Squirrel spend the holidays together. Ages 3–6.

The Curvy Tree by Chris Colfer, illus. by Brandon Dorman (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-40685-7), is a picture-book companion to Colfer’s The Land of Stories series. Ages 3–6.

Steve, Raised by Wolves by Jared Chapman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-25390-1). What happens on a wild boy’s first day of school? Ages 3–6.

Hansel & Gretel by Holly Hobbie (Sept. 29, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-07017-1) revisits this fairy tale. Ages 3–6.

Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep! by Todd Tarpley, illus. by John Rocco (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-25443-4). Three robots fight off sleep as a boy tries to get them to rest. Ages 3–6.

The Little Shop of Monsters by R.L. Stine, illus. by Marc Brown (Aug. 25, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-36983-1). Two kids visit a store filled with eccentric monsters. Ages 3–6.

Lola Levine: Drama Queen by Monica Brown (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15, ISBN 978-0-316-25843-2) is the debut book in a series starring a biracial, bicultural second grader. Ages 6–10.

The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey, illus. by Garry Parsons (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15, ISBN 978-0-316-29896-4), launches a series, told through e-mails, about a boy and his pet dragon. Ages 6–10.

City of Thirst by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-24084-0) is a follow-up to The Map to Everywhere. Ages 8–12.

VIP: I’m with the Band by Jen Calonita, illus. by Kristen Gudsnuk (Dec. 1, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-25972-9). A girl lands a job as official tour member for her favorite band. Ages 8–12.

President of the Whole Sixth Grade by Sherri Winston (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-37723-2) is a sequel to President of the Whole Fifth Grade. Ages 8–12.

Minna’s Patchwork Coat by Lauren A. Mills (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-40621-5) reimagines this picture book as an illustrated novel. Ages 8–12.

League of Unexceptional Children by Gitty Daneshvari (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-40570-6). Unexceptional children are the country’s only hope in this kickoff to a spy adventure series. Ages 8–12.

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin (Sept. 22, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-38086-7) reveals how grief can open the world in magical ways. Ages 10–up.

Court of Fives by Kate Elliott (Aug. 18, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-36419-5). A teen secretly competes in her city’s prestigious athletic competitions in this high fantasy novel. Ages 12–up.

The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-29868-1) offers a psychological horror novel. Ages 15–up.

Drift & Dagger by Kendall Kulper (Sept. 8, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-40453-2). A young con artist chases the legend of a powerful magical weapon around the world. Ages 12–up.

Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom (Dec. 1, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-25985-9). In this debut novel, a blind girl navigates life and love in high school. Ages 15–up.

After the Red Rain by Barry Lyga, Peter Facinelli, and Robert DeFranco (Aug. 4, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-40603-1). A dystopian novel with superhero elements. Ages 15–up.

I Crawl Through It by A.S. King (Sept. 22, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-33409-9). Four talented teens will do anything to escape the pressure of their lives. Ages 15–up.

Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin (Oct. 20, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-40512-6). In a post-WWII world ruled by the Axis powers and Imperial Japan, a boy vows to kill Hitler. Ages 15–up.


Daddy continues with Daddy Said a Word I Never Heard by Scott Cohn (Nov. 3, hardcover, $15, ISBN 978 -0-316-40751-9), ages 3–6. The Nuts are back in Sing and Dance in Your Polka-Dot Pants by Eric Litwin, illus. by Scott Magoon (Sept. 22, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-32250-8), ages 3–6. Minions reappear in Snow Day by Brandon T. Snider, illus. by Ed Miller (Nov. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-316-30000-1), ages 4–8. The Imaginary Veterinary welcomes The Fairy Swarm by Suzanne Selfors, illus. by Dan Santat (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-28693-0), ages 7–12. And Danger Is Everywhere releases Beware of the Dog! by David O’Doherty, illus. by Chris Judge (Oct. 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-316-29934-3), ages 8–12.

The Snoop Troop carries on with Sloppy Joe Stink-O-Rama by Kirk Scroggs (Sept. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-316-24278-3), ages 8–12. The Tapper Twins return in The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York by Geoff Rodkey (Sept. 29, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-316-29783-7), ages 8–12. Lemony Snicket’s All The Wrong Questions wraps up with “Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?” by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Seth (Sept. 29, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-316-12304-4), ages 8–up. Gail Carriger’s Finishing School concludes with Manners & Mutiny (Nov. 3, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-19028-2), ages 12–up. Zom-B issues Zom-B Fugitive by Darren Shan (Sept. 22, hardcover, $15, ISBN 978-0-316-21409-4), ages 12–up. And The Diviners releases Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray (Aug. 25, hardcover, $19, ISBN 978-0-316-12604-5), ages 15–up.

Little, Brown/LB Kids

I Love You Snow Much (Oct. 6, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37876-5) and I Love to Gobble You Up! (Oct. 6, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37877-2) by Sandra Magsamen are touch-and-feel books celebrating winter; and Thanksgiving. Ages up to 3.

Little, Brown/Poppy

Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood (Aug. 11, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-24216-5). An Australian teen tries to get things together when his life is falling apart. Ages 12–up.

Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between by Jennifer E. Smith (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-33442-6). A college-bound couple decides if they should stay together. Ages 12–up.


Famous in Love gains Truly Madly Famously by Rebecca Serle (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-36640-3), ages 12–up.

Little Gestalten

Hello Goodbye: The Magic of Opposites by (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-753-4) presents images that help kids associate words and their opposites. Ages 3–up.

Madame Eiffel: The Love Story of the Eiffel Tower by Alice Brière-Haquet, illus. by Csil (Nov. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-755-8), is a fictional story of why Gustave Eiffel built the Eiffel Tower. Ages 3–up.

The Small World of Paper Toys by Gérard Lo Monaco (Oct. 1, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-746-6) offers a pop-up book featuring classic wooden toys. Ages 3–up.

Let’s Bake: A Step by Step Introduction by Clara Lidström and Annakarin Nyberg (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-751-0). A do-it-yourself recipe book. Ages 5–12.

Legendary Routes of the World by Alexandre Verhille and Sarah Tavernier (Nov. 1, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-3-89955-759-6) is a pop-up introduction to five legendary expeditions. Ages 5–up.

Mademoiselle Oiseau and the Letters from the Past by Andrea de La Barre de Nanteuil, illus. by Lovisa Burfitt (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-757-2), is a sequel to The Story of Mademoiselle Oiseau. Ages 8–up.

The Night Watchman by Jérémie Fischer and Jean-Baptiste Labrune (Oct. 1, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-3-89955-749-7). The title character patrols a town in this novel of betrayal, friendship, and love. Ages 8–up.

Little Hare

A Baby for Loving by Tamsin Ainslie, illus. by Libby Hathorn (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-921894-67-1). A bear family sings and snuggles during a sunny afternoon. Ages 3–5.

Here Comes a Kiss by Stacey McClearey, illus. by David Cornish (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-122-8). This bedtime tale chronicles a family’s day of kisses. Ages 3–5.

Little Island

(Dist. by IPG/Trafalgar Square)

Alexandra by Siobhan Parkinson, illus. by Carol Betera (Sept. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-87-6). Ireland’s first children’s laureate offers four stories about an Irish girl. Ages 4–7.

The Broomstick Bike by Veronica Bennett (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-03-6). Zack and his eccentric grandmother cross Europe to solve the mystery of his missing parents. Ages 9–12.

The History Mystery by Ana Maria Machado (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-22-7) is a mystery that begins in modern-day Brazil and continues through the ages to ancient Egypt. Ages 9–12.

Too Many Ponies by Sheena Wilkinson (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-25-8). Two kids set out to win a riding competition to save a sanctuary for abandoned horses. Ages 9–12.

Large Mammals, Stick Insects and Other Social Misfits by Felicity McCall (Sept. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-18-0) depicts teenage friendships in the age of social media. Ages 12–up.

Wormwood Gate by Katherine Farmar (Nov. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-24-1). In this fantasy, two teens in a transformed Dublin decide they must find a way out. Ages 12–up.

Flick by Geraldine Meade (Oct. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-01-2) follows Felicity’s journey to discovering that she is gay and telling her friends and family. Ages 15–up.


The Powers continues with Pucker Power: The Super-Powered Superpug by Kevin Stevens, illus. by Sheena Dempsey (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-910411-30-8), ages 8–12.

Little Pickle


What Does It Mean To Be...? continues with What Does It Mean to Be Kind? by Rana DiOrio (Aug. 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-939775-09-2) and What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur? by DiOrio and Emma D. Dryden, illus. by Ken Min (Jan. 12, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-939775-12-2), ages 4–8.

Little Pickle/Relish Media

Breath to Breath by Craig Lew (Nov. 10, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-939775-08-5). A teen struggles to make good choices after repressed memories of sexual abuse surface. Ages 14–18.


The Firebug of Balrog County by David Oppegaard (Sept. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4543-5). When Mack deals with his mother’s death by setting fires, his mayor grandfather is determined to track down the arsonist. Ages 12–18.

Gathering Deep by Lisa Maxwell (Oct. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4542-8). In this companion to Sweet Unrest, Chloe’s witch mother claims more lives. Ages 12–18.

Hardwired by Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie (Nov. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4226-7). When Lucas tests positive for a warrior gene that allegedly predisposes humans toward violence, he is sent to a harsh government facility. Ages 12–18.

If You Wrong Us by Dawn Klehr (Oct. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4599-2). Two teens fall for each other while plotting revenge on the person responsible for a fatal car crash. Ages 12–18.

Lifeless by AdriAnne Strickland (Aug. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4222-9). In this sequel to Wordless, Tavin deals with his transformation into the Word of Death. Ages 12–18.

The Last Faerie Queen by Chelsea Pitcher (Nov. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4349-3). Elora must save her kidnapped friends in this sequel to The Last Changeling. Ages 12–up.

The Boy Meets Girl Massacre (Annotated) by Ainslie Hogarth (Sept. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4472-8). Working at the Boy Meets Girl Inn, the site of past murders, Nicole keeps a journal that becomes key evidence after subsequent killings. Ages 13–18.

Lonely Planet

How to Be an International Spy: Your Training Manual, Should You Choose to Accept It (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-74360-773-2) is a guide to becoming an international spy. Ages 8–12.

The Lonely Planet Kids Travel Book: Mind-Blowing Stuff on Every Country in the World (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-74360-774-9). An updated guide. Ages 8–12.

You Rule! A Practical Guide to Creating Your Own Kingdom (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-74360-784-8) tells how to create and rule your own nation. Ages 8–12.


Adventures In… continues with Adventures Around the Globe: Packed Full of Maps, Activities and Over 250 Stickers (Oct. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-74360-782-4), ages 3–5.

Lorimer Kids and Teens


Recordbooks adds Safety Stars by Sue Irwin (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-978-108-463-8), ages 12–up.

Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Music Class Today! by David Weinstone, illus. by Vin Vogel (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-35131-1). Trying something new helps a child overcome shyness. Ages 2–4.

How to Share with a Bear by Eric Pinder, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30019-7), shows how sharing with a sibling makes things more fun. Ages 2–6.

Everyone Loves Bacon by Kelly DiPucchio, illus. by Eric Wight (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30052-4). Everyone loves Bacon—until his popularity goes right to his head. Ages 3–6.

The Fun Book of Scary Stuff by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Hyewon Yum (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30000-5). A boy tells his two dogs about all the things that scare him. Ages 3–6.

This Is My Home, This Is My School by Jonathan Bean (Oct. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-374-38020-5). This homeschooling story features the family from Building Our House. Ages 3–6.

Dear Yeti by James Kwan (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30045-6). Two young hikers run into trouble on their search for the mythical Yeti. Ages 4–7.

The Parakeet Named Dreidel by Isaac Bashevis Singer, illus. by Suzanne Raphael Berkson (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30094-4), is a picture-book adaptation of this tale. Ages 5–8.

Rip and Red: A Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner, illus. by Tim Probert (Aug. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30130-9). Two fifth graders star in this debut book in a series about school, sports, and friendship. Ages 8–12.

Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-37430-3) is a hurricane survival story set in the swamps of Alabama. Ages 10–13.

The Trouble in Me by Jack Gantos (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-37995-7). In this autobiographical novel, Jack falls under the spell of a delinquent Florida neighbor. Ages 12–16.

The August 5 by Jenna Helland (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-38264-3). Tommy finds a solution to the rebellion in his country, but first must decide which side he’s on. Ages 12–18.

The Devil’s Engine: Hellraisers by Alexander Gordon Smith (Dec. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30169-9) launches a horror trilogy about a teen caught up in a secret war. Ages 12–18.

Dead Investigation by Charlie Price (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30227-6). Murray becomes entangled in another murder mystery in this companion to Dead Connection. Ages 12–18.

Losers Take All by David Klass (Oct. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30136-1). A group of rebels start a soccer team designed to undermine the jock culture of their high school. Ages 12–18.

My Second Life by Faye Bird (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-34886-1). A teen comes to terms with a death she may have been responsible for in a previous life. Ages 12–18.

Rules for 50/50 Chances by Kate McGovern (Nov. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30158-3). Rose must decide if she wants to learn if she’s at risk for contracting a fatal disease. Ages 12–18.

Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-37665-9). A teen finds solace in the blog of an aspiring writer. Ages 12–18.

Underwater by Marisa Reichardt (Jan. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-36886-9). After a school shooting, a new neighbor helps Morgan to let go of the past and move on. Ages 12–18.

Young Widows Club by Alexandra Coutts (Nov. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30126-2). When her husband dies, a teen must return to the high school life she tried to escape. Ages 12–18.

I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life by Kristin Elizabeth Clark, Heather Demetrios, Stephen Emond et al. (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30258-0) compiles stories exploring real-life issues. Ages 14–18.

The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth (Jan. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-34137-4). A teen seeks an explanation for the deadly powers that haunt her. Ages 14–18.


Pout-Pout Fish Mini Adventures by Deborah Diesen, illus. by Dan Hanna, offers Kiss, Kiss, Pout-Pout Fish (Dec. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30190-3), ages 1–4. Pout-Pout Fish Adventures by Diesen, illus. by Hanna, adds The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-35549-4), ages 2–6. Love Monster returns in Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright (Dec. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-34690-4), ages 2–4. Tractor Mac moves along with Tractor Mac Farm Days by Billy Steers (Jan. 12, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30117-0), ages 2–7. Alexandra Day’s Carl returns in Carl’s Halloween (Aug. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31082-0), ages 3–7. The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger continues with Attack of the Girlzillas by Jenny Meyerhoff, illus. by Jason Week (Oct. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30524-6), ages 8–12. The Rule of Three concludes with Will to Survive by Eric Walters (Jan. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30181-1), ages 12–18. And Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins gains Knife Edge by Andrew Lane (Dec. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-374-38011-3), ages 12–18.


W Is for Webster: Noah Webster and His American Dictionary by Tracey Fern, illus. by Boris Kulikov (Nov. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-38240-7), focuses on this wordsmith. Ages 4–8.

Paper Wishes by Lois Sepahban (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30216-0). A girl must leave her dog behind when her family is sent to a Japanese internment camp during WWII. Ages 9–12.

Finding Fortune by Delia Ray (Nov. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30065-4). After running away, a girl gets caught up in a mystery surrounding lost treasure. Ages 10–12.

On the Run by Tristan Bancks (Nov. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30153-8). When Ben’s parents discover millions of dollars in their bank account, they take the family on the lam. Ages 10–12.

Calvin by Martine Leavitt (Nov. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-38073-1). A schizophrenic teen believes that the creator of Calvin & Hobbes can save him through a comic strip. Ages 12–18.


Franklin School Friends greets Simon Ellis, Spelling Bee Champ by Claudia Mills, illus. by Rob Shepperson (Oct. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30221-4), ages 7–10.

Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends

Cat Nap by Toni Yuly (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05458-6). In this book about opposites, a kitten doesn’t want to take a nap. Ages 1–3.

It’s Raining Bats & Frogs by Rebecca Colby, illus. by Steven Henry (Aug. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04992-6). What’s a witch to do when rain threatens a Halloween parade? Ages 2–5.

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding by Linda Liukas (Oct. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06500-1) uses storytelling to introduce concepts behind coding and programming. Ages 4–8.

Mixed Me! by Taye Diggs, illus. by Shane Evans (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04719-9). The creators of Chocolate Me! offer a story about a mixed-race boy. Ages 4–8.

You’re Here for a Reason by Nancy Tillman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05626-9) underscores the fact that we all make a difference in the world, Ages 4–8.

For Extreme Sports-Crazy Boys Only by John Coy (Oct. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04944-5) highlights a variety of extreme sports. Ages 7–12.

The Boy Who Knew Everything by Victoria Forester (Oct. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-312-62600-6). Another kid might help save the world in this sequel to The Girl Who Could Fly. Ages 9–12.

The Hidden Trilogy: Icebreaker by Lian Tanner (Aug. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05216-2). In this trilogy launch, kids and mechanical rats start a revolution. Ages 9–12.

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04323-8). A boy struggles during hard times stars in this novel about family, friendship, and resilience. Ages 10–14.

The Fall by James Preller (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-312-64301-0). Through his journal, a boy deals with the death of a bullied classmate who took his own life. Ages 10–14.

Listen to the Moon by Michael Morpurgo (Oct. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04204-0) is a novel revolving around the sinking of the passenger ship Lusitania during WWI. Ages 10–14.

School for Sidekicks by Kelly McCullough (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-03926-2). An aspiring superhero discovers that life isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Ages 10–14.

The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennett (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06645-9) centers on a San Francisco graffiti painter and an anatomy-obsessed artist. Ages 12–18.

The Detour by S.A. Bodeen (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05554-5). En route to a writers’ conference, a teenage author is kidnapped by mother and daughter fans. Ages 12–18.

Hillary: A Biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton by Karen Blumenthal (Jan. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06014-3) is a biography of this politician. Ages 12–18.


Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles concludes with Winter (Nov. 10, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-312-64298-3), ages 12–18. The Immortal Game continues with Public Enemies by Ann Aguirre (Aug. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02466-4), ages 12–18. The Styclar Saga issues Gabriel by Nikki Kelly (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05153-0), ages 12–18. And Firewalker by Josephine Angelini (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05090-8) joins the Worldwalker Trilogy, ages 12–18.

Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends/Swoon Reads

How to Say I Love You Out Loud by Karole Cozzo (Aug. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06359-5). Can Jordyn

tell a boy she’s kissed how she feels—and the truth about her family? Ages 12–18.

Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall (Oct. 20, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06600-8). A girl in search of a goal and a boy in search of his birth father accidentally fall in love. Ages 12–18.


Crybaby by Karen Beaumont, illus. by Eugene Yelchin (Aug. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-8974-5). Only the family dog knows just what Baby needs to fall asleep. Ages 2–6.

El Perro con Sombrero: A Bilingual Doggy Tale by Derek Taylor Kent, illus. by Jed Henry (Aug. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9989-8). A lucky hat helps a stray find a home. Ages 4–7.

Arctic White by Danna Smith, illus. by Lee White (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-104-5). On a winter walk on the tundra, a girl and her grandfather find a colorful surprise. 4–8.

Beatrix Potter and Her Paint Box by David McPhail (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9170-0) is a picture book biography of this author and artist. Ages 4–8.

Big Friends by Linda Sarah, illus. by Benji Davies (Jan. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-330-8). When a new boy wants to play, will two best friends make room for him? Ages 4–8.

Flutter and Hum/Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems/Poemas de Animales by Julie Paschkis (Aug. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-103-8). Poems in English and Spanish celebrate animals. Ages 4–8.

Hedgehugs by Steve Wilson, illus. by Lucy Tapper (Dec. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-404-6). Two hedgehog friends attempt to hug in spite of their spiky spines. Ages 4–8.

Lassie Come-Home: An Adaptation of Eric Knight’s Classic Story by Susan Hill, illus. by Aleksey and Olga Ivanov (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-294-3), is a picture book version of this 1940 tale. Ages 4–8.

Little Elliot, Big Family by Mike Curato (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9826-6) brings back this polka-dotted elephant and his friend Mouse from Little Elliot, Big City. Ages 4–8.

Moon Bears by Mark Newman (Nov. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9344-5). Photos illustrate this book about moon bears. Ages 4–8.

We’re in the wrong book! by Richard Byrne (Sept. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-451-0). Bella and Ben from This book just ate my dog! discover they’re in the wrong book. Ages 4–8.

Wild Feelings by David Milgrim (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9587-6) offers a lighthearted look at feelings. Ages 4–8.

Finding Someplace by Denise Lewis Patrick (Aug. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-4716-5). When Hurricane Katrina tears Reesie’s family apart, she finds strength in herself. Ages 8–12.

Lassie Come-Home 75th Anniversary Edition by Eric Knight, illus. by Marguerite Kirmse (Oct. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-321-6). This gift edition has an introduction by Ann M. Martin. Ages 8–12.

Superheroes Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers by Gretchen Kelley (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-089-5). The stories Charlie writes about a superhero start coming true. Ages 9–12.

Abracadabra: The Story of Magic Through the Ages by HP Newquist, illus. by Aleksey and Olga Ivanov (Nov. 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-312-59321-6). This examination of magic through the ages explains how the world’s most famous tricks were created. Ages 9–13.

The Complete Alice by Lewis Carroll, illus. by John Tenniel (Sept. 15, hardcover, $40, ISBN 978-1-62779-435-0). Philip Pullman contributes an introduction to this gift book featuring the original artwork, newly restored. Ages 10–18.

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Sept. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-212-7). A criminal prodigy assembles a crew to help him pull off a deadly and lucrative heist. Ages 12–18.


Fairy Animals of Misty Wood by Lily Small adds Paddy the Puppy (Aug. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-143-4) and Mia the Mouse (Aug. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-144-1), ages 5–8. Bunjitsu Bunny is back in Bunjitsu Bunny’s Best Move by John Himmelman (Oct. 13, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9971-3), ages 6–8. And The Chronicles of Prydain presents The Black Cauldron 50th Anniversary Edition by Lloyd Alexander (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-323-0), ages 8–12.


Race Car Count by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illus. by Michael Slack (Oct. 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-009-3). Ten little cars compete in a road race in this counting tale. Ages 2–5.

My Autumn Book by Wong Herbert Yee (Aug. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9922-5). In this final volume of the author’s seasonal quartet, a girl observes signs of fall. Ages 2–6.

Shape Shift by Joyce Hesselberth (Jan. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-057-4) introduces readers to shapes while encouraging them to think outside the box. Ages 2–6.

Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist Painter by Barbara Herkert, illus. by Gabi Swiatkowska (Oct. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-016-1), is a picture book biography of this artist. Ages 4–8.

The Knights Before Christmas by Joan Holub, illus. by Scott Magoon (Sept. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9932-4), puts a medieval spin on this holiday poem. Ages 5–8.

The Fantastic Ferris Wheel: The Story of Inventor George Ferris by Betsy Harvey Kraft, illus. by Steven Salerno (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-072-7), tells of the construction of the first Ferris wheel for the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago. Ages 5–9.

Fab Four Friends: The Boys Who Became the Beatles by Susanna Reich, illus. by Adam Gustavson (Aug. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9458-9), spotlights four Liverpool blokes who made musical history. Ages 6–10.

Night of the Living Worms: A Speed Bump and Slingshot Misadventure by Dave Coverly (Oct. 20, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-8886-1) launches a series that plays off the adage, “The early bird gets the worm,” from the perspective of the bird’s slacker brother. Ages 7–10.

Secrets of the Dragon Tomb by Patrick Samphire, illus. by Jeremy Holmes (Jan. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9906-5). In 1816, an aspiring spy on Mars gets caught up in a network of intrigue and kidnapping. Ages 10–14.


Masterpiece Adventures welcomes James to the Rescue by Elise Broach, illus. by Kelly Murphy (Oct. 20, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-316-2), ages 6–9. The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut gains The Spinny Icky Showdown by Laurie Keller (Nov. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9074-1), ages 7–10. And Einstein the Class Hamster stars in Einstein the Class Hamster Saves the Library by Janet Tashjian, illus. by Jake Tashjian (Sept. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-061-1), ages 7–10.



Alphaprints by Roger Priddy offers Ho, Ho, Ho! (Sept. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51896-7) and Sweet Heart (Dec. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51913-1), ages up to 3. Happy Thanksgiving by Priddy (Sept. 15, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51871-4) joins Bright Baby, ages up to 3. Hello Kitty returns in Priddy’s My Alphabet (Dec. 22, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51900-1), ages up to 3; Playtime (Jan. 19, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51954-4), ages 2–4; and My World (Aug. 18, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51817-2), ages 2–6. Priddy’s Best Friends welcomes We Are Best Friends (Dec. 15, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51922-3) and We Are a Family (Dec. 15, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51923-0), ages up to 6. And Animal Buddies by Priddy introduces Cow (Aug. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51854-7), Monkey (Aug. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51853-0), Puppy (Aug. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51867-7), and Tiger (Aug. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51865-3), ages 1–3.

New Chunky 3 Packs by Priddy are Halloween (Aug. 11, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51851-6) and Christmas (Sept. 8, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51895-0), ages 1–3. New Lift-the-Flap Tab Books by Priddy are I Love You (Dec. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51919-3), ages 1–3; and Spooky House (Aug. 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51868-4) and Santa’s Workshop (Sept. 8, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51898-1), ages 2–4. Priddy’s Playtown issues Construction (Oct. 20, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51912-4) and Farm (Jan. 19, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51959-9), ages 2–5. Firefighter Set by Priddy (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51906-3) joins Let’s Pretend, ages 3–6. And Tiny Travelers journeys on with Let’s Be... Pirates by Priddy (Sept. 29, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51902-5), ages 3–6.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook

Time for Cranberries by Lisl H. Detlefsen, illus. by Jed Henry (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-098-5). Sam and his family harvest this classic American fruit. Ages 3–7.

Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Tanya Simon and Richard Simon, illus. by Mark Siegel (Sept. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-949-8). As he walks through Manhattan, a young refugee from Nazi Germany receives eight small acts of kindness from residents. Ages 4–8.

Aaron and Alexander: The Most Famous Duel in American History by Don Brown (Oct. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-998-6 recounts the duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. Ages 5–9.

My Pet Human by Yasmine Surovec (Aug. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-073-2). A cat decides to get a pet human in this launch title of an illustrated series. Ages 6–10.

Finders Keepers by Shelley Tougas (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-990-0). If she can find missing Al Capone loot, Christa will use it to save her family and their lake cabin. Ages 8–12.

Friday Barnes, Girl Detective by R.A. Spratt, illus. by Phil Gosier (Jan. 19, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-297-2), debuts a mystery series about a genius detective who discovers her boarding school is a hotbed of crime. Ages 8–12.

Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin (Sept. 22, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-952-8) reveals how Ellsberg exposed two decades of government deception of the American public during the Vietnam War. Ages 10–14.

Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Sept. 29, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-973-3) explores the music that defined a generation and changed the musical landscape. Ages 10–14.

Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America’s Pioneering Woman in Space by Tam O’Shaughnessy (Oct. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-994-8) is a portrait of America’s first woman to travel in space, written by her partner. Ages 10–14.

Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond (Aug. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-206-4). This tale of an interracial romance reveals how tough first love can be. Ages 12–18.

Dreamstrider by Lindsay Smith (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-042-8) is an espionage novel set in a world where dreams are the key form of political intelligence. Ages 12–18.


Charlie Joe Jackson returns in Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Planet Girl by Tommy Greenwald, illus. by J.P. Coovert (Aug. 25, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-841-5), ages 9–12.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/First Second

Little Robot by Ben Hatke (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-080-0). A lonely girl befriends a little robot in need of her help. Ages 6–9.

Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang, illus. by Mike Holmes (Sept. 29, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-075-6), launches a graphic novel series about solving mysteries with computer programming. Ages 8–12.

Human Body Theater by Maris Wicks (Oct. 6, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-929-0) offers a theatrical, comics-style tour of the body. Ages 10–14.


Battling Boy continues with The Fall of the House of West by Paul Pope and J.T. Petty, illus. by David Rubín (Oct. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-010-7), ages 10-14.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/Porter

I Used to Be Afraid by Laura Vaccaro Seeger (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-631-2). This book with die-cut pages shows that what seems scary can become magical. Ages 3–7.

Lenny & Lucy by Philip C. Stead, illus. by Erin E. Stead (Oct. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-932-0). Peter finds a creative solution to his fears about moving to a new house. Ages 3–7.

Spare Parts by Rebecca Emberley, illus. by Ed Emberley (Nov. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-723-4). Will finding a new heart help a little robot find a friend? Ages 3–7.

Lost. Found. by Marsha Diane Arnold, illus. by Matthew Cordell (Nov. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-017-6). A bear’s lost scarf pulls forest animals together. Ages 3–8.

Nerdy Birdy by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Matt Davies (Sept. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-127-2). Not a candidate for the cool crowd, a nerdy bird meets a flock just like him. Ages 4–8.

Sondheim: The Man Who Changed Musical Theater by Susan Goldman Rubin (Nov. 3, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-884-2) follows the life of this lyricist and composer. Ages 12–18.

Dare to Disappoint by Ozge Samanci (Nov. 17, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31698-3) is a coming-of-age memoir set against the backdrop of political upheaval in Turkey. Ages 14–18.


Nick Bruel’s Bad Kitty stars in Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet (Jan. 5, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-977-1), ages 7–10.

Maverick Arts

An American Adventure by Zoa, illus. by Monika Suska (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84886-098-8). The Dog Detectives cycle around America to find a lost opossum. Ages 3–5.

The Four Little Pigs by Kimara Nye, illus. by Marcin Bruchnalski (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84886-164-0). Tom’s Granny uses magic to bring him into the story of The Three Little Pigs. Ages 3–5.

Pirates Don’t Drive Diggers by Alex English, illus. by Duncan Beedie (Nov. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84886-173-2). A boy who always wanted to drive a digger is destined to be a pirate. Ages 3–5.



The Revelation Saga releases The Salvation of Gabriel Adam by S.L. Duncan (Aug. 11, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-60542-602-0), ages 12–up.


Half in Love with Death by Emily Ross (Dec. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-8903-4). Caroline is falling under Tony’s spell, but by the time she learns the difference between reality and illusion, it may be too late. Ages 14–18.

The Heir and the Spare by Emily Albright (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-9010-8). Evie is a fish out of water among British royalty, but there was a reason her late mother left her a series of letters to help her discover her true heritage. Ages 14–18.

Identity Crisis by Melissa Schorr (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-9013-9). This high school drama explores identity, trust, and betrayal. Ages 14–18.

An Infinite Number of Parallel Universes by Randy Ribay (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-8814-3). Four diverse teens who have played Dungeons & Dragons together for years try to figure out their problems alone and together. Ages 14–18.

Sweet Madness by Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-8894-5) retells the story of Lizzie Borden from the perspective of the family maid. Ages 14–18.

The Yearbook by Carol Masciola (Nov. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-8897-6). A girl whose life is falling apart wakes up in her own room—80 years in the past. Ages 14–18.

Perdita by Faith Gardner (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-8811-2). After witnessing a body being lifted from a pond, Arielle begins seeing ghostly images. Ages 14–up.

Mighty Media Kids

The Kids’ Book of Simple Machines: Cool Projects & Activities That Make Science Fun! by Kelly Doudna (Aug. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-938063-59-6). This companion to The Kids’ Book of Simple Everyday Science examines how simple machines simplify life. Ages 5–9.

Series: Monster & Me by Paul Czajak, illus. by Wendy Grieb, adds Monster Needs Your Vote (Aug. 25, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-938063-63-3), ages 2–6.



Great Explorers releases Beyond the Sea of Ice: The Voyages of Henry Hudson by Joan Goodman, illus. by Fernando Rangel (Sept. 9, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-931414-57-9); and Last River: John Wesley Powell and the Colorado River Exploring Expedition by Stuart Waldman, illus. by Gregory Manchess (Sept. 9, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-931414-58-6), ages 9–13.


The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition by Chris Barton, illus. by Cathy Gendron (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-2151-6), tells the story of the three Christensen brothers, who staged America’s first full-length production of The Nutcracker in the 1940s. Ages 7–11.

A Spectacular Selection of Sea Critters: Concrete Poems by Betsy Franco, illus. by Michael Wertz (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-2152-3), rounds up 29 poems featuring sea dwellers. Ages 7–11.


Cloverleaf Books: Nature’s Patterns introduces Do Trees Get Hungry? Noticing Plant and Animal Traits by Martha E.H. Rustad, illus. by Mike Moran (Nov. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8605-8), ages 5-8. And Poetry Adventures offers Bow-Tie Pasta: Acrostic Poems by Brian P. Cleary, illus. by Andy Rowland (Nov. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-8107-7), ages 7–11.


The Snowball by Giuliano Ferri (Oct. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-42-5) uses die-cuts to reveal what happens when a snowball goes off course. Ages up to 3.

My Bedtime Monster by Annelies Schwarz, illus. by Kveta Pacovská (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-47-0), is a bedtime tale celebrating the power of imagination. Ages 3–5.

The Paradise Bird by Marcus Pfister (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-43-2). A bird changes bored ravens’ outlook on life. Ages 3–5.

The Red Apple by Feridun Oral (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-00-5). In this tale of cooperation, animals work together to solve a problem. Ages 3–5.

The Hare & the Hedgehog, illus. by Jonas Lauströer (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-40-1). Cleverness trumps unkindness in this Brothers Grimm story. Ages 5–7.

Like a Wolf by Géraldine Elschner, illus. by Antoine Guilloppe (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-44-9). A man rescues a lonely dog that’s often mistaken for a wolf. Ages 5–7.

The Nativity by Géraldine Elschner, illus. by Giotto di Bondone (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-46-3), showcases this Renaissance master’s fresco cycle of the Nativity. Ages 5–7.

Sadako’s Cranes by Judith Loske (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-00-9) is based on the true story of a girl who battled leukemia after her Hiroshima hometown was bombed. Ages 5–7.

Vasilisa the Beautiful: A Russian Folktale, trans. by Anthea Bell, illus. by Anna Morgunova (Nov. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-50-0), is a modern retelling of this classic tale. Ages 5–7.

A Prayer for World Peace by Jane Goodall, illus. by Feeroozeh Golmohammadi (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-49-4), issues a call for peace. Ages 7–up.


Yonezu Board Books welcomes Time for Bed, Nori by Brigitte Weninger, illus. by Yusuke Yonezu (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-41-8), and Triangles by Yonezu (Oct. 1, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-69-2), ages up to 3. Five Nice Mice offers Five Nice Mice Build a House by Chisato Tashiro (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-39-5), ages 3–5. And new minedition minibooks are The Little Flower King by Kveta Pacovská (Dec. 1, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-98-2), ages 3–5; and The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen, trans. by Anthea Bell, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-97-5), ages 5–7.


Great Fire by Jon Chant (Sept. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-906132-30-9). This time-travel novel of teenage wizardry revisits the 1666 Great Fire of London to life. Ages 10–15.

Demons of Dunkirk by Paul Nolan (Oct. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-906132-47-7). A teen on the run from the British navy experiences the WWII evacuation at Dunkirk. Ages 11–16.


The Olympuss Games plays on with Maze of the Minopaw by Robin Price (Oct. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-906132-82-8), ages 6–8.


Picasso and Lump: Cake on a Plate by Nancy Lim, illus. by Beatrice Alemagna (Sept. 8, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-87070-972-2). Hunting for cake, Picasso’s mischievous dog Lump finds something very different. Ages 4–8.

Young Charlotte, Filmmaker by Frank Viva (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-87070-950-0). A young filmmaker stars in this follow-up to Young Frank, Architect. Ages 4–8.


In the Beginning Anthology (Oct. 27, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-939765-74-1) compiles dark retellings of biblical stories. Ages 12–up.

Minotaur by Phillip W. Simpson (Sept. 29, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-34-5) reimagines the Greek myth of this notorious half man, half beast. Ages 12–up.

Nameless by Jennifer Jenkins (Oct. 6, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-42-0). A teen volunteers as a spy in this novel about four clans that have been at war for centuries. Ages 12–up.

Serpentine by Cindy Pon (Sept. 8, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-33-8). Inspired by Chinese mythology, this centers on a girl who will risk everything to conceal her dark secret. Ages 12–up.


Dead Jed presents Return of the Jed by Scott Craven (Oct. 13, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-45-1), ages 8–up. The Dragonrider Chronicles gains Traitor by Nicole Conway (Sept. 22, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-692-33730-1), ages 8–up. Call Me Grim by Elizabeth Holloway continues with Death Becomes Me (Nov. 3, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-43-7), ages 12–up. Ashes in the Sky by Jennifer M. Eaton (Sept. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-41-3) joins Fire in the Woods, ages 12–up. Of Breakable Things picks up Of Delicate Pieces by A. Lynden Rolland (Aug. 4, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-02-4), ages 12–up. And The Looking Glass issues The Lingering Grace by Jessica Arnold (Sept. 15, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-48-2), ages 12–up.


Super Freak by Vanessa Barger (Oct. 6, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-53-6). Uprooted to a town of Supernaturals, the daughter of tree sprites investigates mysterious happenings. Ages 8–up.

The Extremely Epic Viking Tale of Yondersaay by Aoife Lennon-Ritchie (Aug. 4, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-52-9). Siblings visit a legendary Viking island in this tale of buried treasure and treachery. Ages 9–up.



My First Discoveries introduces Ants by Rene Mettler (Dec. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-432-1) and Tractors by Pierre-Marie Valat, illus. by Gabriel Rebufello (Dec. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-435-2), ages 3–5; and How Animals Sleep (Dec. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-433-8) and The Owl (Dec. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-434-5) by Sylvaine Peyrols, ages 5–7.



The Tyrannosaurus Series offers You Look Yummy! by Tatsuya Miyanishi (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-940842-06-6), ages 5–7.