Hardie Grant Egmont

Baby Says...No! (Apr. 1, Board Book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-155-6) and Baby Says...Uh-Oh (June 1, Board Book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-154-9) by Alisa Coburn celebrate a baby’s first words. Ages up to 3.

Shapes by Shanti Sparrow (Apr. 1, Board Book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-331-4) blends patterns and textures with colors and shapes to create a vibrant visual world. Ages 3–5.

Nowhere Boys by Elise McCredie (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-016-0). After four boys spend a stormy night in the bush, they return home to discover that no one knows them. Ages 12–up.

Harlequin Teen

Heir to the Sky by Amanda Sun (Apr. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21191-3). Making her way home to her kingdom, royal Kali must contend with chimera, basilisks, and other terrifying creatures. Ages 14–up.

The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout (May 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21205-7). Mallory deals with scars from her past in this novel of friendship, survival, and finding one’s voice. Ages 14–up.


Blood of Gods and Royals ushers in Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman (June 28, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21192-0), ages 14–up. Firstlife by Gena Showalter (Feb. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21157-9) is a new Everlife Novel, ages 14–up. Pagan Jones stars in City of Spies by Nina Berry (May 31, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21189-0), ages 14–up. Joining Sisters of Blood and Spirit is Sisters of Salt and Iron by Kady Cross (Mar. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21176-0), ages 14–up. Julie Kagawa’s Talon Saga continues with Soldier (Apr. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21160-9), ages 14–up. Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry (Mar. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21162-3) joins Thunder Road, ages 14–up. And The Twixt concludes with Invincible by Dawn Metcalf (July 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21166-1), ages 14–up.


All We Know by Linda Ashman, illus. by Jane Dyer (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-168958-1). Referencing the beauty of the natural world, a mother explains how she came to love her baby. Ages 4–8.

Can I Tell You a Secret? by Anna Kang, illus. by Christopher Weyant (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239684-6). Monty learns how to face his fears with some help from his new friend—the reader. Ages 4–8.

Chicken in Space by Adam Lehrhaupt, illus. by Shahar Kober (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236412-8). In this series launch, an ambitious chicken navigates space. Ages 4–8.

The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Christian Robinson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-028931-7) brings back this classic with new illustrations. Ages 4–8.

Duck, Duck, Dinosaur by Kallie George, illus. by Oriol Vidal (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235308-5). Three unlikely siblings who hatch out of the same nest overcome some unusual family rivalry. Ages 4–8.

Fred Forgets by Jarvis (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234916-3). Is a forgetful elephant really as forgetful as he seems? Ages 4–8.

Fun with Ed and Fred by Kevin Bolger, illus. by Ben Hodson (Mar. 22, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228600-0). This beginning reader about two pals features more than 50 simple sight words. Ages 4–8.

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, adapted by Laura Driscoll, illus. by Migy Blanco (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237087-7) offers a picture-book adaptation of this tale. Ages 4–8.

Little Wing Learns to Fly by Calista Brill, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236033-5). A young dragon takes flight in this series debut. Ages 4–8.

Mighty Truck by Chris Barton, illus. by Troy Cummings (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234478-6). A visit to a strange truck wash transforms an ordinary truck into a super-fast, super-strong one. Ages 4–8.

My Little Sister and Me by Maple Lam (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239697-6) celebrates the special bond between a boy and his younger sister. Ages 4–8.

On the First Day of Kindergarten by Tish Rabe, illus. by Laura Hughes (June 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234834-0). This ode to starting school riffs on “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Ages 4–8.

Our Great Big Backyard by Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (May 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246835-2) pays tribute to our national parks. Ages 4–8.

Punk Skunks by Trisha Speed Shaskan, illus. by Stephen Shaskan (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236396-1). Two musical skunk friends don’t always agree on which songs to perform. Ages 4–8.

Rappy Goes to School by Dan Gutman, illus. by Tim Bowers (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229181-3). On the first day of school, a rapping raptor comes to the aid of a taunted classmate. Ages 4–8.

Ruby Rose: Off to School She Goes by Rob Sanders, illus. by Debbie Ridpath Ohi (June 21, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223569-5). Dance-loving Ruby finds a way to get everyone dancing at school. Ages 4–8.

There’s a Giraffe in My Soup by Ross Burach (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236014-4). In this pun-filled story, each bowl of soup that a waiter delivers contains an animal hiding within. Ages 4–8.

This Is the Earth by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander, illus. by Wendell Minor (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-055526-9) shows how humans have affected the environment and how we can care for the planet. Ages 4–8.

Two Little Piggies: A Day with Prissy and Pop by Melissa Nicholson (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243995-6). Instagram stars Prissy and Pop head for the beach in this photographic story. Ages 4–8.

Woodpecker Wants a Waffle by Steve Breen (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234257-7). Can a woodpecker wrangle a tasty treat from the waffle house—despite the other animals’ taunts? Ages 4–8.

You Made Me a Mother by Laurenne Sala, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Mar. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235886-8) portrays the bond between mother and child from pregnancy, birth, and beyond. Ages 4–8.

Wildfires by Seymour Simon (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234502-8; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234506-6) is an updated edition of this look at both the negative and positive effects of wildfires. Ages 6–10.

Archie Greene and the Magician’s Secret by D.D. Everest (May 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231212-9). A mysterious ancient book leads Archie to a family and a world he never knew existed. Ages 8–12.

Argos: The Story of Odysseus as Told by His Loyal Dog by Ralph Hardy (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239678-5) reimagines The Odyssey from the perspective of Odysseus’s dog. Ages 8–12.

Confidentially Yours: Heather’s Crush Catastrophe by Jo Whittemore (May 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235897-4). Friends launch an advice column in their middle school newspaper in this series debut. Ages 8–12.

Demon Dentist by David Walliams, illus. by Tony Ross (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241704-6). Is the new dentist in town responsible for the creepy crawlies appearing under kids’ pillows in place of coins from the tooth fairy? Ages 8–12.

Edge of Extinction: The Ark Plan by Laura Martin, illus. by Eric Deschamps (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241622-3). In this series launch, a girl searching for her father ventures into a land ruled by dinosaurs. Ages 8–12.

Eleven and Holding by Mary Penney (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240547-0). Macy yearns for her father, absent since his discharge from the Marines, in this novel of loss and new beginnings. Ages 8–12.

Flashback Four #1: The Lincoln Project by Dan Gutman (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237441-7). In this series debut, kids travel back to 1863 to hear Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address. Ages 8–12.

A Girl from Yamhill by Beverly Cleary (Apr. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245331-0) is a newly designed edition of this memoir. Ages 8–12.

Just My Luck by Cammie McGovern (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233065-9). A down-on-his-luck boy finds the strength to cope with tragedy and realizes how much he has to offer others. Ages 8–12.

My Life with the Liars by Caela Carter (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238571-0). Zylynn is taken from her compound by a man claiming to be her father in this novel of a girl’s strength and courage. Ages 8–12.

The Pages Between Us by Lindsey Leavitt and Robin Mellom, illus. by Abby Dening (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237771-5). Told in letters, posters, and blog posts, this provides a snapshot of middle grade friendship. Ages 8–12.

The Parent Agency by David Baddiel (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240544-9). Tired of his strict parents, Barry makes a wish that transports him to a world where kids choose their own parents. Ages 8–12.

Ravenous by MarcyKate Connolly (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227274-4). The heroine of this story inspired by “Hansel and Gretel” will stop at nothing to save the one she loves most. Ages 8–12.

School of the Dead by Avi (June 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-174085-5). Tony sets out to solve the mystery surrounding the ghost of his beloved, if odd, uncle. Ages 8–12.

Space Hostages by Sophia McDougall (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229402-9). Alice and her friends realize that they’re up against a new kind of alien in this sequel to Mars Evacuees. Ages 8–12.

Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties by Tom Watson (May 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241100-6). Stick Cat makes a high-wire rescue in this series debut by the author of Stick Dog. Ages 8–12.

Swing Sideways by Nanci Turner Steveson (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237454-7) tells of two girls during the summer when they learn about true friendship and loss. Ages 8–12.

Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #1: The Apprentice’s Quest by Erin Hunter (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238637-3) kicks off the sixth story arc of Warriors. Ages 8–12.

Wing & Claw: Forest of Wonders by Linda Sue Park, illus. by Jim Madsen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232738-3). An apothecary boy invents a concoction with magical consequences in this series launch. Ages 8–12.

Nina the Philosopher: How to Stop Your Grownup From Making Bad Decisions by Judy Balan (Feb. 16, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-93-5136-997-4) is the first book of a series about a single mother and her two angst-ridden daughters. Ages 10–up.

Seven Black Diamonds by Melissa Marr (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-201117-6). In this fantasy, a girl who is half human and half faery is caught between two feuding worlds. Ages 13–up.

The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight (May 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235909-4) begins a series about a teen who learns to trust her instincts in a world of intrigue, betrayal, and secrets. Ages 14–up.


Fancy Nancy is back in Saturday Night Sleepover by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226985-0), ages 4–8. Laura Wall’s Goose returns in Goes to the Zoo (Feb. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232441-2) and Goose on the Farm (June 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232439-9), ages 4–8. Itty Bitty Kitty is back in Itty Bitty Kitten and the Rainy Play Date by Joan Holub, illus. by James Burks (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232220-3), ages 4–8. Winnie & Waldorf reappear in Disobedience School by Kati Hites (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231162-7), ages 4–8. James Dean’s Pete the Cat is back in Pete the Cat Storybook Collection: 6 Groovy Stories! (June 21, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230425-4) and Pete the Cat’s Got Class (June 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230410-0), ages 4–8. A Pig in a Wig reappears in What This Story Needs Is a Munch and a Crunch by Emma J. Virjan (May 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241529-5), ages 4–8. And Teddy the Dog stars in Be Your Own Dog by Keri Claiborne Boyle, illus. by Jonathan Sneider (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238283-2), ages 4–8.

I Can Read Level 1 welcomes Mike Berenstain’s The Berenstain Bears Take Off! (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235019-0; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235018-3), Dig, Dogs, Dig: A Construction Tail by James Horvath (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235703-8; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235702-1), Fancy Nancy: It’s Backward Day! by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226982-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226981-2), Paddington and the Magic Trick (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243068-7; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243067-0) and Paddington Sets Sail (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243065-6; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243064-9) by Michael Bond, illus. by R.W. Alley, and Victoria Kann’s Pinkalicious and Planet Pink (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241069-6; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241068-9) and Pinkalicious: Story Time (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241074-0; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241072-6), ages 4–8.

Joining I Can Read Level 2 are The Angry Birds Movie: Meet the Angry Birds by Christopher Cerasi (Apr. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245332-7) and Too Many Pigs (Apr. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245334-1); Guinness World Records: Daring Dogs by Cari Meister (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234183-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234182-2), Fun with Food by Christy Webster (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234189-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234188-4), and Wacky Wheels by Meister (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234186-0; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234185-3); and Justice League Classic: Battle of the Power Ring (Mar. 8, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234494-6) and Superman Classic: Pranking News (May 3, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236085-4) by Donald Lemke, illus. by Patrick Spaziante, ages 4–8.

If You Give... welcomes Time for School, Mouse! Lap Edition by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond (June 21, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242741-0), ages 4–8. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1 issues A Tree Is a Plant by Clyde Robert Bulla, illus. by Stacey Schuett (Feb. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238210-8) and What’s for Lunch? by Sarah L. Thomson, illus. by Nila Aye (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233138-0); paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233137-3), ages 4–8. And new Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 titles are Fossils Tell of Long Ago by Aliki (Feb. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238207-8),The Skeleton Inside You by Philip Balestrino, illus. by True Kelley (Feb. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238208-5), Sunshine Makes the Seasons by Franklyn M. Branley, illus. by Michael Rex (Feb. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238209-2), What Makes a Magnet? by Branley, illus. by Kelley (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233802-0; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233801-3), and Who Eats What? Food Chains and Food Webs by Patricia Lauber, illus. by Holly Keller (Feb. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238211-5), ages 4–8.

My First I Can Read presents Biscuit Feeds the Pets by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223697-5; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223696-8), Little Critter: Just a Baby Bird by Mercer Mayer (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226535-7; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-147821-5), and Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave by James Dean (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240422-0; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240421-3), ages 4–8. Alien in My Pocket winds up with Space Invaders by Nate Ball, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (May 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237092-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237091-4), ages 6–10. Fart Squad issues The Toilet Vortex by Seamus Pilger, illus. by Stephen Gilpin (May 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236634-4; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229051-9), ages 6–10. My Weird School Fast Facts by Dan Gutman, illus. by Jim Paillot, debuts with Geography (June 21, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230620-3) and Sports (June 21, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230617-3), ages 6–10. And Gutman’s My Weirdest School, illus. by Paillot, continues with Mrs. Meyer Is on Fire! (Feb. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228430-3) and Miss Daisy Is Still Crazy! (June 21, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228435-8), ages 6–10.

Nancy Clancy stars in Nancy Clancy Seeks a Fortune by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (June 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226969-0), ages 6–10. Roscoe Riley Rules offers enhanced editions of Don’t Swap Your Sweater for a Dog (May 17, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239250-3) and Never Swim in Applesauce (May 17, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239251-0) by Katherine Applegate, illus. by Brian Biggs, ages 6–10. Baseball Great scores Home Run by Tim Green (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231711-7), ages 8–12. Curiosity House opens its door to The Screaming Statue by Lauren Oliver and H.C. Chester (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227084-9), ages 8–12. Darkmouth lands Worlds Explode by Shane Hegarty (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231132-0), ages 8–12. And Ferals picks up The Swarm Descends by Jacob Grey (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232106-0), ages 8–12.

Fog Diver continues with The Lost Compass by Joel Ross (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235297-2), ages 8–12. Galaxy’s Most Wanted releases Starship Bloopers by John Kloepfer, illus. by Nick Edwards (Feb. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223106-2), ages 8–12. The Guardian Herd adds Landfall by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228612-3), ages 8–12. And Guinness World Records garners Amazing Body Records! 100 Mind-Blowing Body Records from Around the World! (Feb. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234175-4), Awesome Entertainers! (June 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234169-3), Incredible Animals! Amazing Animals and Their Awesome Feats! by Christa Roberts (Feb. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234167-9), ages 6–10; and Biggest and Smallest! by Christy Webster (Feb. 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234178-5), Super Humans! by Donald Lemke (Feb. 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234173-0), and Wacky and Wild! by Calista Brill (Feb. 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234176-1), ages 8–12.

Jason Fry’s Jupiter Pirates cruises on with The Rise of Earth (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223026-3), ages 8–12. Keepers presents The Harp and the Ravenvine by Ted Sanders (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227585-1), ages 8–12. The Last Dragon Charmer finds Quest Maker by Laurie McKay (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230846-7), ages 8–12. Luck Uglies concludes with Rise of the Ragged Clover by Paul Durham, illus. by Petur Antonsson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227156-3), ages 8–12. Krakens and Lies by Tui T. Sutherland and Kari H. Sutherland (Mar. 8, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-078069-2) completes The Menagerie, ages 8–12. Ramona returns in Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Read-Aloud Edition by Beverly Cleary, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245327-3), ages 8–12. Roxbury Park Dog Club by Daphne Maple, illus. by Annabelle Metayer, kicks off with Mission Impawsible (May 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232767-3) and When the Going Gets Ruff (May 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232769-7), ages 8–12. And School for Good and Evil releases The Ever Never Handbook by Soman Chainani, illus. by Michael Blank (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242305-4), ages 8–12.

Seven Wonders issues The Legend of the Rift by Peter Lerangis, illus. by Torstein Norstrand (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-207052-4); and Lerangis’s Seven Wonders Journals: The Promise (Feb. 9, paper, $2.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223895-5), ages 8–12. Shivers! lands The Pirate Who’s Back in Bunny Slippers by Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, illus. by Anthony Holden (Feb. 23, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231389-8), ages 8–12. Silver Sisters return in The Brightest Stars of Summer by Leila Howland (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231872-5), ages 8–12. Survivors: The Gathering Darkness offers Dead of Night by Erin Hunter, illus. by Laszlo Kubinyi (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234337-6), ages 8–12. Twintuition gains Double Trouble by Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237289-5), ages 8–12.

Kelley Armstrong’s Age of Legends Trilogy concludes with Forest of Ruin (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-207130-9), ages 13–up. Joining Madeleine Roux’s Asylum are The Asylum Novellas: The Scarlets, The Bone Artists, The Warden (Feb. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242446-4) and Escape from Asylum (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242442-6), ages 14–up. Danielle Paige’s Dorothy Must Die moves on with Yellow Brick War (Mar. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228073-2) and Dorothy Must Die Stories Volume 2: Heart of Tin, The Straw King, Ruler of Beasts (Feb. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240397-1), ages 14–up. James Frey’s Endgame: The Zero Line Chronicles presents Endgame: The Complete Zero Line Chronicles (June 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233277-6), ages 14–up. Forbidden continues with Banished by Kimberley Griffiths Little (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219501-2), ages 14–up. Lorien Legacies closes with United as One by Pittacus Lore (June 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238765-3), ages 14–up. And Lore’s Lorien Legacies: The Lost Files presents I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Zero Hour (May 31, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238771-4), ages 14–up.

HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray

Bear’s Big Breakfast by Lynn Rowe Reed, illus. by Brett Helquist (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226455-8). After a long hibernation, Bear wakes up hungry—but doesn’t know what to eat. Ages 4–8.

The Blobfish Book by Jessica Olien (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239415-6) is the true story about the misunderstood blobfish. Ages 4–8.

Go to Sleep, Monster! by Kevin Cornell (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234915-6) offers a twist on the monster-under-your-bed tale. Ages 4–8.

Hello, My Name Is Octicorn by Kevin Diller and Justin Lowe, illus. by Binny Talib (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238793-6). A half-octopus, half-unicorn comes to realize that being different is just fine. Ages 4–8.

Little Butterfly by Laura Logan (Feb. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228126-5). A girl who helps an injured butterfly is rewarded for her kindness with the journey of a lifetime. Ages 4–8.

Lola Knows a Lot by Jenna McCarthy, illus. by Sara Palacios (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225017-9). The one thing spunky Lola doesn’t know is whether or not she’s ready to go to school. Ages 4–8.

Louise and Andie: The Art of Friendship by Kelly Light (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234440-3). In this companion to Louise Loves Art, Louise befriends her creative, offbeat new neighbor. Ages 4–8.

One Little Two Little Three Little Children by Kelly DiPucchio, illus. by Mary Lundquist (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234866-1). This spin on a familiar rhyme celebrates families. Ages 4–8.

Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet Caper by Mike Twohy (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237700-5). A ball that bounces into a sleeping mouse’s home triggers this ABC chase tale. Ages 4–8.

Samanthasaurus Rex by B.B. Mandell, illus. by Suzanne Kaufman (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234873-9). A young dinosaur who marches to the beat of her own drum saves the day. Ages 4–8.

Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color by Julia Denos (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236638-2). A girl passionate about color stars in this tale celebrating creativity and the colors around us. Ages 4–8.

Every Single Second by Tricia Springstubb (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236628-3). This novel of friendship and family centers on a girl discovering how big and complex the world is. Ages 8–12.

Pax by Sara Pennypacker, illus. by Jon Klassen (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237701-2). Set during wartime, this novel showcases the love and loyalty between a boy and his fox. Ages 8–12.

The Remarkable Journey of Charlie Price by Jennifer Maschari (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238010-4). A boy must rescue his sister after she discovers a parallel world beneath her bed, where their recently deceased mother is still alive. Ages 8–12.

This Kid Can Fly: It’s About Ability (NOT Disability) by Aaron Philip (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240354-4). In his memoir, this 14-year-old with cerebral palsy shows how he isn’t defined by his disability, but by his abilities. Ages 8–12.

The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242258-3). In Imperial Russia, two teenage enchanters vie in an ancient duel to become the tsar’s chief adviser. Ages 13–up.

The Hunt by Megan Shepherd (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224308-9). In this follow-up to The Cage, Cora and her fellow captives are placed in a safari-themed environment. Ages 13–up.

Mirador: Bluescreen by Dan Wells (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234787-9) launches a sci-fi-noir series set in a seedy Los Angeles in 2050. Ages 13–up.

The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236024-3). Inspired by “Snow White,” this tells of an exiled princess who must defeat the evil queen enslaving her kingdom. Ages 13–up.

This Is My Brain on Boys by Sarah Strohmeyer (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225962-2). A mysterious new guy interferes with bookish Addie’s mission to prove the science of love. Ages 13–up.

Traitor Angels by Anne Blankman (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227887-6). The daughter of John Milton must unlock the secrets within Paradise Lost to save her father. Ages 13–up.

Change Places with Me by Lois Metzger (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238553-6). Set in the near future, this novel centers on a teen who finds a new, mysterious perspective on her life. Ages 14–up.

Mr. Fahrenheit by T. Michael Martin (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220183-6). When Benji and his friends accidentally shoot down a flying saucer, they decide to solve its mysteries on their own. Ages 14–up.

Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236615-3). An orphan sets out to prove that the wealthy new family in town are cannibals who killed her family years ago. Ages 14–up.

The Season of You and Me by Robin Constantine (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243883-6). After her boyfriend breaks up with her, Cassidy falls for a paralyzed fellow counselor at a summer camp. Ages 14–up.

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238286-3). Much changes when a snarky, gender-fluid teen’s blog on gender identity goes viral. Ages 14–up.

Take the Fall by Emily Hainsworth (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-209422-3). When her best friend is found dead at the bottom of a waterfall, Sonia is determined to uncover the truth. Ages 14–up.


Otter is back in Otter Goes to School by Sam Garton (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235225-5), ages 4–8. My First I Can Read offers Garton’s Otter: The Best Job Ever! (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236655-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236654-2) and Oh No, Bath Time! (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236658-0; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236657-3), ages 4–8. Big Nate returns in Big Nate Blasts Off by Lincoln Peirce (Feb. 16, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-06-211111-1), ages 8–12. Dark Gravity Sequence adds Island of the Sun by Matthew J. Kirby (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222490-3), ages 8–12. House of Secrets concludes with Clash of the Worlds by Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini, and Chris Rylander (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219251-6), ages 8–12. Joey and Johnny, the Ninjas continues with Epic Fail by Kevin Serwacki and Chris Pallace (Apr. 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229935-2), ages 8–12. Gordon Korman’s Masterminds issues Criminal Destiny (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230002-7), ages 8–12. And Dark Caravan Cycle lands Blood Passage by Heather Demetrios (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231859-6), ages 13–up.

Board Book Reprint

I Am Otter by Sam Garton (Feb. 16, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240908-9), ages up to 4.


Flip & Fin: Super Sharks to the Rescue! by Timothy Gill, illus. by Neil Numberman (June 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224301-0). Two shark friends head to the beach, determined to save the day. Ages 4–8.

Frank and Lucky Get Schooled by Lynne Rae Perkins (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237345-8). When a boy and his dog venture out into the neighborhood, they learn subjects kids encounter in school. Ages 4–8.

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse 20th Anniversary Edition by Kevin Henkes (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242419-8) features a letter about Lilly from Henkes and a jacket with foil. Ages 4–8.

Little Lola Saves the Show by Julie Saab, illus. by David Gothard (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227453-3). The star of Little Lola stumbles into a ballet performance in this follow-up. Ages 4–8.

My House by Byron Barton (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233703-0). A cat tours rooms of a house in this companion to My Car, My Bike, and My Bus. Ages 4–8.

When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes, illus. by Laura Dronzek (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233139-7) introduces concepts of language and the changing of the seasons. Ages 4–8.

Five Times Revenge by Lindsay Eland (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239730-0). Five very different kids band together to avenge a bully in this novel about friendship and standing up for oneself. Ages 8–12.

The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223864-1). Two sisters from the Philippines, abandoned by their father in Louisiana, struggle to better their lives. Ages 8–12.

The Secret Destiny of Pixie Piper by Annabelle Fisher, illus. by Natalie Andrewson (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239377-7) is the first of a duology about a girl descended from Mother Goose. Ages 8–12.

A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachmann (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228992-6). Five contemporary teens encounter a palace of terrors that’s been locked up since the French Revolution. Ages 13–up.

The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238075-3). An elusive map may erase the future of a girl who has traveled the globe in her father’s time-traveling ship. Ages 13–up.

Red Velvet Crush by Christina Meredith (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-206227-7). This novel meshes rock music, a broken family, challenging sisters, and first love. Ages 13–up.

Ask Me How I Got Here by Christine Heppermann (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238795-0). A girl makes a life-altering decision in this novel in verse exploring sexuality, religion, and self-discovery. Ages 14–up.

Away We Go by Emil Ostrovski (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223855-9). At a school where no one is expected to live to graduation, teens strive to discover where the sick kids go when they disappear. Ages 14–up.

Meet Me Here by Bryan Bliss (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227538-7). On graduation night, will Thomas decide to do what everyone has always expected of him, or forge a new path? Ages 14–up.

This Is Where the World Ends by Amy Zhang (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238304-4). Shy Micah and outgoing Janie are secret friends, but his doubt about her honesty has disastrous results. Ages 14–up.

Monsters of Verity: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238085-2). In the first of two urban fantasies, two teens choose whether they’ll be heroes or villains. Ages 14–up.


Amelia Bedelia Chapter Books issues Amelia Bedelia on the Job by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynne Avril (Mar. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233413-8; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233412-1), ages 6–10. The Gollywhopper Games welcomes Friend or Foe by Jody Feldman, illus. by Victoria Jamieson (May 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-221129-3), ages 8–12. Ivy Pocket returns in Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket by Caleb Krisp (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236437-1), ages 8–12. And The Fire Dragon Storm completes The Lightning Catcher by Anne Cameron (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-211286-6), ages 8–12.

Board Book Reprints

My Bike by Byron Barton (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233701-6); and Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson (June 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227446-5), ages 4–8.



Victoria Kann’s Pinkalicious stars in Pinkalicious 123: A Counting Book (May 24, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243757-0) and Pinkalicious ABC: An Alphabet Book (May 24, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243755-6), up to 4; and Pinkalicious and Aqua, the Mini-Mermaid (May 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241075-7) and Pinkalicious and the Little Butterfly (Mar. 8, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241071-9), ages 4–8. New Batman Classics are Coin Toss by Jake Black (Mar. 22, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234491-5) and Rat Trap by Donald Lemke (June 21, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236073-1), both illus. by Andie Tong, ages 4–8. And Angry Birds Movie tie-ins are Big Trouble on Bird Island (Apr. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245340-2) and Seeing Red (Apr. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245338-9), ages 4–8; and Official Guidebook (Apr. 12, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245342-6) and The Junior Novel (Apr. 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245336-5) by Christopher Cerasi, and The Angry Birds Laughtastic Joke Book by Courtney Carbone (Apr. 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246407-1), ages 8–12.

The Berenstain Bears are back in The Berenstain Bears Under the Sea (Apr. 19, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235011-4) and The Berenstain Bears Visit the Firehouse by Mike Berenstain (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235016-9), ages 4–8. Fancy Nancy stars in The Worst Secret Keeper Ever by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Apr. 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226960-7), ages 4–8. James Dean’s Pete the Cat offers Pete the Cat Giant Sticker Book (Mar. 29, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230423-0) and Pete the Cat: Go, Pete, Go! (May 17, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240439-8), ages 4–8. And Rob Scotton’s Splat the Cat reappears in Splat the Cat and the Late Library Book (Mar. 29, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229429-6) and Splat the Cat and the Big Secret (June 14, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229431-9), ages 4–8.

Board Book Reprints

A Child’s Good Morning Book (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233792-4) and Sleepy ABC (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233793-1) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Karen Katz; Chu’s Day at the Beach by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Adam Rex (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238124-8); Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Jane Dyer (Apr. 19, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242739-7); Splat the Cat (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229436-4) and Splat the Cat: Splish, Splash, Splat! by Rob Scotton (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229438-8); and Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238160-6) and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (June 21, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238161-3) by James Dean, ages up to 4.


The Blood Between Us by Zac Brewer (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230791-0). Family secrets turn deadly in this novel about the insidious limits of labels and the ties that bind a bit too tightly. Ages 13–up.

Dark Energy by Robison Wells (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227505-9). After a UFO crashes in the midwest, aliens appear at Alice’s boarding school nearby. Ages 13–up.

Down with the Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235604-8). A teen finds that her family’s moonshine has the power to grant wishes—some of which turn out to be deadly. Ages 13–up.

Dreamology by Lucy Keating (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238000-5). After Alice falls in love with the boy who has long appeared in her dreams, he shows up at her new school. Ages 13–up.

Eleven Things I Promised by Catherine Clark (Apr. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226453-4). Preparing for a bike race, Frances strives to keep a difficult promise she made to her injured friend. Ages 13–up.

Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237996-2) is the story of a teen with a tragic past and the boy who convinces her that her luck is about to change. Ages 13–up.

The Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238133-0). This dark fantasy features a monstrous beast, romantic tension, and a princess willing to risk all to save her kingdom. Ages 13–up.

How It Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238734-9). An aspiring dancer with body dysmorphia must decide if letting go of her insecurity means abandoning her dreams. Ages 13–up.

The Leaving Season by Cat Jordan (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235137-1). When tragedy strikes after her boyfriend leaves on a gap year, a teen discovers how love can help you find yourself. Ages 13–up.

The Marked Girl by Lindsey Klingele (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238033-3). When a long-ago prince and friends land in modern-day Los Angeles via a magical portal, finding the way home is no easy task. Ages 13–up.

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239174-2) is a romantic fantasy inspired by the life of Lady Jane Grey. Ages 13–up.

Please Don’t Tell by Laura Tims (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231732-2). Joy contends with a blackmailer after she kills (or thinks she did) a boy for doing something unthinkable to her sister. Ages 13–up.

Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240972-0) launches a series that reveals the origins of this Wonderland villainess. Ages 13–up.

Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237764-7). Destiny, darkness, and star-crossed romance collide in this debut book of a fantasy series. Ages 13–up.

Ruined by Amy Tintera (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239660-0). In this trilogy launch, Em seeks revenge on the king who killed her parents and kidnapped her sister. Ages 13–up.

Shattered Realms: Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima (Apr. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238094-4) launches a four-book fantasy series set in the same world as the Seven Realms series. Ages 13–up.

Sing by Vivi Greene (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245983-1). After a famous pop star escapes to Maine to recover from her latest heartbreak, she must choose between her new guy and her music. Ages 13–up.

Spark by Holly Schindler (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222023-3). A vintage theater takes center stage in this tale of family ties, fate, love, and one girl’s quest to rewrite history. Ages 13–up.

The Summer of Everything: Picture Perfect and Wish You Were Here by Catherine Clark (Apr. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235922-3) is a bind-up of these two novels of summer adventure and love. Ages 13–up.

True Letters from a Fictional Life by Kenneth Logan (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238025-8) is a coming-out story about a teenage athlete who deals with his own truth through secret, unsent letters. Ages 13–up.

Unplugged by Donna Freitas (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-211860-8). In this series launch, a teen sent to a virtual world to find a better life is desperate to return to her family in the real world. Ages 13–up.

A Walk in the Sun by Michelle Zink (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243446-3). Working on her family’s farm one summer after a tragedy prevents her escape, Rose falls in love with a farm hand. Ages 13–up.

Winning by Lara Deloza (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239669-3). An ambitious, conniving teen concocts a devious plot in hopes of being crowned homecoming queen. Ages 13–up.

Assassin’s Heart by Sarah Ahiers (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236378-7). In this tale of love, lies, and vengeance, Lea, an assassin from the leading clan in the kingdom, falls for a boy from a rival family. Ages 14–up.

Autofocus by Lauren Gibaldi (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230223-6). Searching for information about her birth mother, Maude discovers that her mother’s past need not define her own future. Ages 14–up.

The Fall of Butterflies by Andrea Portes (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231367-6). Willa starts a new life at a posh boarding school in this story about a passionate yet doomed friendship. Ages 14–up.

Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241020-7). Touching on race, class, and sexuality, this first novel describes a transformative summer for a girl whose idol is not who he seems. Ages 14–up.

Harmony House by Nic Sheff (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233709-2). Jen and her father move into a house that is a portal to horror in this tale of blame, guilt, and ghostly revenge. Ages 14–up.

Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239925-0) launches a prehistoric fantasy with allusions to Pride and Prejudice. Ages 14–up.

Kingdom of Ashes by Rhiannon Thomas (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230356-1). This sequel to A Wicked Thing concludes Thomas’s retelling of “Sleeping Beauty.” Ages 14–up.

A Season for Fireflies by Rebecca Maizel (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232764-2). A lightning strike erases Penny’s memory in this novel about first love, second chances, and the power of memory. Ages 14–up.

Wanderlost by Jen Malone (May 31, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238015-9). Aubree finds love when she leads a bus tour through Europe—posing as her older sister. Ages 14–up.

We Were Never Here by Jennifer Gilmore (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239360-9) explores the bond that is formed between a hospitalized girl and the secretly troubled boy she falls in love with. Ages 14–up.

What Happens Now by Jennifer Castle (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225047-6). This first novel explores learning to heal, learning to love, and what happens when fantasy becomes reality. Ages 14–up.

The Word for Yes by Claire Needell (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236049-6). This debut novel looks at date rape and its aftermath, and at love and conflicts among sisters and friends. Ages 14–up.


Beware the Wild issues Behold the Bones by Natalie C. Parker (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224155-9), ages 13–up. Find Me wraps up withTrust Me by Romily Bernard (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222909-0), ages 13–up. Red Queen continues with Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (Feb. 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231066-8), ages 13–up. Kiera Cass’s The Selection concludes with The Crown by Kiera Cass (May 3, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239217-6), ages 13–up. Kimberly Derting’s The Taking concludes with The Countdown (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229366-4), ages 14–up. And Wasteland wraps up with Guardians by Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan (Feb. 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-211858-5), ages 14–up.


Bad Ideas Book Club: How to Eat an Airplane by Peter Pearson, illus. by Mircea Catusanu (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232062-9). This series debut blends meal etiquette and plane mechanics. Ages 4–8.

How to Put Your Parents to Bed by Mylisa Larsen, illus. by Babette Cole (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232064-3). A girl drags her exhausted but easily distracted parents to bed. Ages 4–8.

I Love Cake! Starring Rabbit, Porcupine, and Moose by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Angie Rozelaar (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227894-4). Rabbit’s birthday cake disappears in this friendship tale. Ages 4–8.

I Want a Monster! by Elise Gravel (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241533-2). After adopting Gus at the Monsterium, Winnie tackles the task of raising her silly monster. Ages 4–8.

One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree by Daniel Bernstrom, illus. by Brendan Wenzel (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235485-3) tells of a shifty serpent, a clever boy, and vanishing animals. Ages 4–8.

The Secret Life of Figgy Mustardo by Marsha Wilson Chall, illus. by Alison Friend (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228582-9). A dog uses his powerful imagination when his owners leaves him alone at home. Ages 4–8.

All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233346-9). Born and raised in the correctional facility where his mother is an inmate, Perry is devastated when the new district attorney insists he live outside the prison. Ages 8–12.

Brambleheart: A Story About Finding Treasure and the Unexpected Magic of Friendship by Henry Cole (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224546-5). In this animal fantasy, a chipmunk stumbles upon a magical secret that helps him discover the meaning of friendship. Ages 8–12.

Fizzopolis: The Trouble with Fuzzwonker Fizz by Patrick Carman, illus. by Brian Sheesley (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239390-6) launches a series set in the home of the soda pop Fuzzwonker Fizz and the Fizzies, one of whom befriends ordinary kid Harold. Ages 8–12.

Outlaws of Time: The Legend of Sam Miracle by N.D. Wilson (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232726-0) introduces a trilogy about a boy with a dangerous destiny to fulfill, the mystical time walker who’s sent to protect him, and a maniacal villain. Ages 8–12.

This Is All Your Fault, Cassie Parker by Terra Elan McVoy (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241449-6). Fiona’s diary is stolen at school and made public—and her best friend is partly to blame. Ages 8–12.

Wishing Day by Lauren Myracle (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234206-5) is the first novel in a trilogy about three sisters, the magic of traditions, and the extraordinary power of hope. Ages 8–12.

Charlotte Holmes Novels: A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239890-1) debuts a trilogy about sleuths who are descendants of Sherlock Holmes and Watson. Ages 13–up.

The Last Time We Were Us by Leah Konen (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240247-9) is a love story about a girl whose childhood best friend is released from juvie, and the lies that kept them apart. Ages 13–up.

The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239396-8). An outcast endures the wrath of her ex–best friend and the popular kids when they’re all stranded on a drifting boat. Ages 13–up.

Night Speed by Chris Howard (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241534-9) introduces a determined heroine caught in a dangerous drug-fueled race to save modern-day New York City from criminals. Ages 13–up.

Out of My Mind by Lauren Sabel (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223198-7). Can Callie, the government’s youngest psychic spy, find a way to alter future events to avoid losing people she loves? Ages 13–up.

The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani and Mindi Scott (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238630-4). Two teens take a road trip to meet three people who received their late best friend’s organs. Ages 13–up.

Beautiful Idols: Unrivaled by Alyson Noel (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232452-8) launches a trilogy about how the most desperate dreams can become the darkest nightmares. Ages 14–up.

Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241236-2) launches a fantasy series starring a girl who’s forced to sense other people’s feelings to guard the emperor against assassins. Ages 14–up.

Even If the Sky Falls by Mia Garcia (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241180-8). On a carefree night in New Orleans, two teens decide to forget their problems—until a hurricane approaches. Ages 14–up.

Unforgivable by Amy Reed (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229960-4). In this sequel to Invincible, Marcus continues Evie’s story of their intense romance. Ages 14–up.


Bunnies!!! releases Puddles!!! by Kevan Atteberry (May 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230784-2), ages 4–8. Bridget Wilder returns in Spy to the Rescue by Jonathan Bernstein (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238269-6), ages 8–12. The Copernicus Legacy moves on with The Golden Vendetta by Tony Abbott (May 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219451-0), ages 8–12. The Secret Box trilogy by Whitaker Ringwald closes with The Secret Fire (June 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-221620-5), ages 8–12. Teddy Mars is back in Almost a Winner by Molly B. Burnham, illus. by Trevor Spencer (Mar. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227813-5), ages 8–12. Well of Witches by J.A. White, illus. by Andrea Offermann (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225732-1), joins The Thickety, ages 10–up. MILA 2.0 by Debra Driza wraps up with Redemption (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-209042-3), ages 13–up. Orphan Queen concludes with The Mirror King by Jodi Meadows (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231741-4), ages 13–up. City Love Series adds Lost in Love by Susane Colasanti (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230773-6), ages 14–up. Divergent features Allegiant Movie Tie-in Edition by Veronica Roth (Feb. 16, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242008-4; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242009-1), ages 14–up. And M.C. Reyes’s Emancipated picks up Incriminated (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228898-1), ages 14–up.

HarperCollins/Walden Pond

The Dungeoneers by John David Anderson (June 21, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233815-0). A boy with a gift for pickpocketing is recruited by a guild of dungeoneers on a quest for endless treasure. Ages 8–12.

The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin by Elinor Teele (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234510-3). An aspiring inventor encounters the unexpected after he and his sister run away to escape working in the family coffin business. Ages 8–12.

Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson (June 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233817-4). Three boys recount their relationship with a beloved teacher who announces she’s too ill to finish the school year. Ages 8–12.


Codename Conspiracy wraps up with Crisis Zero by Chris Rylander (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232747-5), ages 8–12. And Platypus Police Squad concludes with Never Say Narwhal by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (May 17, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-207170-5), ages 8–12.

Heyday Kids

California, the Magic Island by Doug Hansen (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-1-59714-332-5). In this alphabet book, 26 animals weigh in on why California is worthy of its name. Ages 4–8.


It’s Nice to Be introduces It’s Nice to Be a Pika (Apr. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-59714-336-3) and It’s Nice to Be an Otter (May 2, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-59714-335-6) by Molly Woodward, photos by Tom Leeson and Pat Leeson, ages up to 3.

Holiday House

There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe by Jane Cabrera (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3554-8). This woman’s resourceful offspring repair furniture, reuse, and recycle. Ages 2–5.

The Little Tree That Would Not Share by Nicoletta Costa (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3549-4). As the seasons change, a tree learns the joy of sharing. Ages 3–6.

Looking for Bongo by Eric Velasquez (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3565-4). A boy sets a trap to catch the thief who stole his stuffed toy. Ages 3–6.

Ballerina Gets Ready by Catherine Stock (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3563-0) follows a prima ballerina’s day, from morning till curtain time. Ages 4–8.

A Hippo in Our Yard by Liza Donnelly (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3564-7). Sally’s family dismisses her claim that animals are in the yard until they learn that zoo residents are on the loose. Ages 4–8.

Surprise in the Meadow by Anna Vojtech (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3556-2). A chipmunk and his friends witness the life cycle of a sunflower. Ages 4–8.

Here Is Big Bunny by Steve Henry (Feb. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3458-9) follows a parade balloon bunny through the city. Ages 4–8.

A Hole in the Wall by Hans Wilhelm (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3535-7). Animals find their reflections in a mirror, thinking them to be animals in the wall. Ages 4–8.

Run for Your Life! Predators and Prey on the African Savannah by Lola M. Schaefer, illus. by Paul Meisel (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3555-5) shows a day in the life of animals on the Savannah. Ages 4–8.

Whose Eye Am I? by Shelley Rotner (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3558-6). “Who am I?” ask captions alongside close-ups of colorful animal eyes. Ages 4–8.

Place Value by David A. Adler, illus. by Edward Miller (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3550-0). Monkeys explain place value in this picture book. Ages 6–10.

Just a Lucky So and So: The Story of Louis Armstrong by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illus. by James E. Ransome (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3428-2) pays tribute to this jazz virtuoso. Ages 6–10.

Noodlehead Nightmares by Tedd Arnold, Martha Hamilton, and Mitch Weiss, illus. by Arnold (Mar. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3566-1) collects bedtime stories inspired by folktales about fools. Ages 6–10.

You’re Pulling My Leg by Pat Street and Eric Brace, illus. by Eric Brace (Feb. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-2135-0). A picture book explains body-part related English idioms. Ages 6–10.

Balthazar Fabuloso in the Lair of the Humbugs by I.J. Brindle, illus. by Walker Sholto (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3577-7). When Balthazar’s family of magicians disappears during a performance, he must save them—despite his lack of magical skills. Ages 8–12.

Our Teacher Is a Vampire and Other (Not) True Stories by Mary Amato (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3553-1). A notebook passed from student to student becomes a repository for wild rumors, heartfelt confessions, and creative writing. Ages 8–12.

Strudel’s Forever Home by Martha Freeman (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3534-0). Strudel is a shelter dog looking for a home. Ages 8–12.

Seeking Cassandra by Lutricia Clifton (Apr. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3560-9). Spending the summer with her father in a state park, city kid Cassie solves a mystery of missing archeological artifacts. Ages 8–12.

Snowize & Snitch: Highly Effective Defective Detectives by Karen Briner, illus. by Victor Rivas (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3567-8). Ever teams up with a former spy and a dignified rat on a cross-country adventure to save her beloved guardian. Ages 8–12.

The Apple Tart of Hope by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3561-6). When her friend Oscar, who bakes the world’s best apple tarts, disappears, Meg sets out to discover why. Ages 10–up.

Desert Dark by Sonja Stone (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3562-3). At her elite government-funded training school, Nadia learns someone is a double agent, and she is being framed as a traitor. Ages 12–up.


I Like to Read adds Big Cat by Ethan Long (Feb. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3538-8), Drew the Screw by Mattia Cerato (Feb. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3540-1), I See and See by Ted Lewin (Feb. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3544-9), Nate Likes to Skate by Bruce Degen (Feb. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3456-5), and Not Me! by Valeri Gorbachev (Feb. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3546-3), ages 4–8. And Scam on the Cam is a new Sesame Seade Mystery by Clémentine Beauvais, illus. by Sarah Horne (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3630-9), ages 7–11.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Only You by Robin Cruise, illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-15-216604-5) celebrates a parent’s love for a child. Ages up to 3.

Bob and Flo Play Hide-and-Seek by Rebecca Ashdown (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-59631-3). Penguins Bob and Flo love to play hide-and-seek with their new friend Sam at preschool. Ages 4–7.

Cricket Song by Anne Hunter (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58259-0). Two children on opposite sides of the world fall asleep in their beds. Ages 4–7.

Flying Frogs and Walking Fish: Leaping Lemurs, Tumbling Toads, Jet-Propelled Jellyfish, and More Surprising Ways That Animals Move by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-63090-1) showcases various animals in motion. Ages 4–7.

Gator Dad by Brian Lies (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-53433-9). An alligator dad and his offspring demonstrate the special ways children connect with their fathers. Ages 4–7.

Hooray for Hat! by Brian Won (June 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-15903-7). A hat brightens the day of a grumpy animal friends. Ages 4–7.

Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, illus. by Rafael López (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-35769-3). Based on the true story of the Urban Art Trail in San Diego, this shows how colorful art can transform a gray community. Ages 4–7.

Treat by Mary Sullivan (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-47270-9). In this companion to Ball, a new dog in town focuses on finding a treat, no matter what the cost. Ages 4–7.

The Hole Story of the Doughnut by Pat Miller, illus. by Vincent X. Kirsch (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-31961-5) tells how a Maine teen, a cabin boy on a schooner, first prepared this snack in 1843. Ages 6–9.

Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still by Karlin Gray, illus. by Christine Davenier (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-31960-8) follows gymnast Nadia Comaneci’s journey from a feisty child in Romania to an Olympic gold medalist. Ages 6–9.

Snail and Worm: Three Stories About Two Friends by Tina Kugler (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-49412-1) offers a trio of illustrated tales spotlighting friends’ silly antics. Ages 6–9.

Weekends with Max and His Dad by Linda Urban, illus. by Katie Kath (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-59817-1). In a time of transition, Max enjoys adventures in his father’s new neighborhood. Ages 6–9.

Tru and Nelle by G. Neri (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-69960-1) is a fictionalized account of the actual childhood friendship between Truman Capote and Harper Lee in 1930s Alabama. Ages 7–10.

Booked by Kwame Alexander (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-57098-6). In this follow-up to The Crossover, soccer player Nick learns the power of words as he copes with family problems and a bully. Ages 10–12.

Far from Fair by Elana K. Arnold (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-60227-4). Odette keeps a list of unfair things in her life in this novel that addresses issues of terminal illness and the right to die. Ages 10–12.

Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter by Beth Fantaskey (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58249-1). In 1920s Chicago, an aspiring reporter, stumbles onto a murder scene and meets journalist Maude Collier. Ages 10–12.

Mercy: The Incredible Story of Henry Bergh, Founder of the ASPCA and Friend to Animals by Nancy Furstinger, illus. by Vincent Desjardins (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-65031-2) profiles this 19th-century advocate for and enforcer of animal rights. Ages 10–12.

The Young Chef: Recipes and Techniques for Kids Who Love to Cook by the Culinary Institute of America (Apr. 26, paper, $23, ISBN 978-0-470-92866-0) offers cooking tips and more than 100 recipes. Ages 10–14.

It’s Getting Hot in Here: The Past, the Present, and the Future of Global Warming by Bridget Heos (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-30347-8) examines the science and history of climate change, ways humans have affected it, and how kids can help make a positive change. Ages 12–up.

My Brilliant Idea (And How It Caused My Downfall) by Stuart David (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-69961-8). An anti-daydreaming app is among the brainstorms of a teen trying to scheme his way out from under the weight of his parents’ expectations. Ages 12–up.

The Story of Seeds: From Mendel’s Garden to Your Plate, and How There’s More of Less to Eat Around the World by Nancy Castaldo (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-32023-9) examines where our food comes from, the importance of seeds, and ways to preserve this valuable food source. Ages 12–up.

The Art of Not Breathing by Sarah Alexander (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-63388-9). Taught free-diving by a mysterious boy, Elsie vows to find the answers to her twin brother’s drowning. Ages 14–up.

How It Ends by Catherine Lo (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-54006-4). Told through alternating points of view, this chronicles the friendship between two very different girls during a tumultuous year. Ages 14–up.

Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-60200-7). Trapped in the 12th century, Hope has 72 hours to rescue her mother, a time traveler, and return to the present. Ages 14–up.

The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64041-2). When her cousin goes missing, Ivy discovers that both the girl and their farming community are full of secrets. Ages 14–up.

Mirage by Tracy Clark (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-51790-5). After a brush with death, the life of a thrill-seeking girl unravels as she teeters on the edge of psychosis. Ages 14–up.

Suffer Love by Ashley Herring Blake (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-59632-0). Sam has a choice to make when he discovers the girl he’s fallen for is the daughter of the man who destroyed his family. Ages 14–up.

With Malice by Eileen Cook (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-80509-5). Jill wakes up in a hospital room and tries to piece together the events of the past six weeks. Ages 14–up.


Little Blue Truck rolls on with Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Alice Schertle, illus. by Jill McElmurry (July 5, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-544-77253-3), ages up to 3. Picture This issues Colors by Marie Vendittelli (Apr. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-51264-1) and Numbers by Judith Nouvion (Apr. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-51265-8), ages up to 3. Curious George celebrates It’s Ramadan, Curious George by H.A. Rey and Hena Khan (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-65226-2), ages up to 3. Bats by Brian Lies welcomes Bats at the Beach (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-618-55744-8), ages 4–7. Folk Tale Classics welcomes The Teeny-Tiny Woman by Paul Galdone (July 19, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64105-1), ages 4–7. Penny & Jelly return in Slumber Under the Stars by Maria Gianferrari, illus. by Thyra Heder (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-28005-2), ages 4–7. The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins moves on with The Case of the Feathered Mask by Holly Webb, illus. by Marion Lindsay (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-544-61993-7), ages 7–10. Eddie Red Undercover gains Doom at Grant’s Tomb by Marcia Wells, illus. by Marcos Calo (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58260-6), ages 10–12. Scientists in the Field Series welcomes The Great White Shark Scientist by Sy Montgomery, photos by Keith Ellenbogen (June 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-35298-8), ages 10–12. Michael Buckley’s Undertow trilogy continues with Raging Sea (Feb. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-34844-8), ages 12–up. And Young Wizards offers Games Wizards Play by Diane Duane (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-547-41806-3), ages 12–up.

Board Book Reprints

Gossie & Friends: Gemma & Gus (Mar. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-544-65647-5) and Gus (Mar. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64102-0) by Olivier Dunrea; I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont, illus. by David Catrow (Apr. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64101-3); Vamos de visita/Let’s Go Visiting by Sue Williams, illus. by Julie Vivas (Apr. 5, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64106-8); Little Blue Truck Leads the Way Lap Board Book by Alice Schertle, illus. by Jill McElmurry (Mar. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-544-70899-0); and Sheep Go to Sleep (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64053-5) and Sheep in a Jeep (Mar. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-547-33805-7) by Nancy E. Shaw, illus. by Margot Apple, ages up to 3.

Board Book Reprint in Spanish

El camioncito azul abre el camino (Little Blue Truck Leads the Way) by Alice Schertle, illus. by Jill McElmurry (Apr. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-544-70897-6), ages up to 3.


Hurry Up, Alfie! (Apr. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58654-3) and Alfie’s Lost Sharkie (Apr. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58656-7) by Anna Walker. In these stories, a curious and energetic alligator is easily distracted in the morning; and at bedtime. Ages 4–7.

The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-67454-7). A bear learns to play the piano for his woodland and city friends in this tale about following one’s dreams. Ages 4–7.

Builder Mouse by Sofia Eldarova (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-35766-2). Two mouse friends have different uses for leftovers: one loves to build things with them, the other loves to eat them. Ages 4–7.

Clark in the Deep Sea (Mar. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-547-90692-8) and Gretchen Over the Beach (Mar. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-547-90708-6) by R.W. Alley are the first of four books about siblings whose imaginations send them on seasonal adventures. Ages 4–7.

Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range by Lori Mortensen, illus. by Michael Allen Austin (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-37030-2). The star of Cowpoke Clyde and the Dirty Dawg learns to ride a bike. Ages 4–7.

Field Guide to the Grumpasaurus by Edward Hemingway (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-54665-3) explains how to handle a grumpy young human with care. Ages 4–7.

The Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith Houghton by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Steven Salerno (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-61163-4) profiles this skilled 1920s pro baseball player who, though the small of stature, drew enormous crowds of admirers. Ages 4–7.

Tallulah’s Tutu by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Alexandra Boiger (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-547-17353-5). Everywhere she goes, an aspiring ballerina discovers things that remind her of ballet. Ages 4–7.

A Whale in the Bathtub by Kylie Westaway, illus. by Tom Jellett (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-53535-0). How will Bruno get clean when the whale hogging the tub refuses to budge? Ages 4–7.

Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs by Linda Sue Park, illus. by Jennifer Black Reinhardt (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-39101-7). Homographs reveal animals acting out their names. Ages 4–7.

The Battle of the Vegetables by Matthieu Sylvander, illus. by Perceval Barrier (Feb. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-544-35942-0) serves up satiric tales starring hapless veggie protagonists. Ages 6–9.

Grayling’s Song by Karen Cushman (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-30180-1). In search of help after her mother is turned into a tree, a girl meets a witch, an enchantress, and a shape-shifting mouse. Ages 10–12.

It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-61231-0). Anti-Iran sentiment makes it difficult for an Iranian girl to fit in after moving to California in the late 1970s. Ages 10–12.

Our Moon: New Discoveries About Earth’s Closest Companion by Elaine Scott (Feb. 16, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-547-48394-8). Photos illustrate this look at how the moon formed, the discovery of water on its surface, and the possibility of future moon colonies. Ages 10–12.

We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler by Russell Freedman (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-22379-0) tells of Austrian-born siblings who belonged to Hitler Youth before forming the White Rose campaign to resist the Nazis. Ages 10–12.

Black River Falls by Jeff Hirsch (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-39099-7). In this novel of survival, identity, and family, a teen cares for orphans after a memory-erasing virus ravages his town. Ages 12–up.

Guile by Constance Cooper (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-45171-1). A teen in the bayou, where the water contains a power that can change people and objects, investigates its effects. Ages 12–up.

Marked by Laura Williams McCaffrey (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-547-23556-1). In a society where only the brightest and most favored succeed, a teen marked as a thief is offered redemption—at a price. Ages 12–up.

Snow Job by Charles Benoit (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-31886-1). After deciding to ditch his loser friends and remake his life, Nick gets caught up with people involved in illegal schemes. Ages 12–up.

Tell the Wind and Fire by Sarah Rees Brennan (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-31817-5). In a world of magic and violence, two boys share a dangerous connection, and a girl guards their secret. Ages 12–up.


Gadgets and Gears continues with The Tick-Tock Man by Kersten Hamilton, illus. by James Hamilton (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-43300-7), ages 7–10.



Live Original releases #Newgirl by Sadie Robertson (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5011-2646-8), ages 14–up.

Hungry Goat


The F.I.G. Mysteries offers The Wish Rider by Barbara Casey (Mar. 8, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-942314-28-8), ages 14–18.


Animals That Make Me Say Ewww! by Dawn Cusick and the National Wildlife Federation (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62354-063-0) reveals some off-putting animal survival techniques. Ages 7–10.

Spectacular Friendship Bracelets: A Step-by-Step Guide to 34 Sensational Designs by Ariela Pshednovek (May 3, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-62354-081-4) offers instructions for making bracelets using such techniques as braiding, macramé, and weaving. Ages 7–10.

Inhabit Media

Leah’s Mustache Party by Nadia Mike, illus. by Charlene Chua (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-081-5). Leah loved her pirate mustache on Halloween so much she insists on a mustache-themed birthday. Ages 3–5.

The Caterpillar Woman by Nadia Sammurtok, illus. by Carolyn Gan (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-083-9). When a girl grants a favor, she transforms into a caterpillar—until a stranger appears. Ages 5–7.

Fishing with Grandma by Susan Avingaq and Maren Vsetula, illus. by Charlene Chua (Apr. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-084-6). A knowledgeable grandmother guides children on an ice-fishing expedition. Ages 5–7.

Those That Cause Fear by Neil Christopher, illus. by Germaine Arnaktauyok (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-085-3) spotlights creatures featured in traditional Inuit myths. Ages 7–9.

Kiviuq and the Mermaids by Noel McDermott, illus. by Toma Feizo Gas (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-082-2). A key figure in Inuit mythology has an encounter with frightening mermaids. Ages 9–12.


New Animals Illustrated titles by William Flaherty are Narwhal, illus. by Hwei Lim (June 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-080-8) and Polar Bear, illus. by Danny Christopher (June 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-079-2), ages 3–5.


Itchy Pig by Nicole Bruno Cox, illus. by Jessie Judge (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-941758-57-1). Ignoring his mother’s warning, a piglet goes on an outdoor adventure and learns a lesson about allergies. Ages 2–6.

Practical Applications for Multiverse Theory: A Novel by Noa Gavin and Nick Scott (Apr. 19, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-941758-67-0). What happens when universes collapse into a high school? Ages 12–18.

Insight Editions/Insight Kids

The Boy with the Big Hair by Khoa Le (June 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-60887-733-1). Harry hates brushing his hair, but learns a lesson when doves build a nest in his tangled mop. Ages 4–up.

The Cloud Princess by Khoa Le (June 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-60887-731-7). A cloud that drifts down to earth and begins to turn into water dashes back to the sky—but returns each spring. 4–up.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Pop-Up Book by Brian J. Bromberg, designed by David Hawcock, illus. by Claudio Sciarrone (May 10, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-60887-313-5) offers a tour of N.Y. C. Ages 6–up.

Kung Fu Panda: The Scroll of the Masters: An Explore-and-Create Activity Book and Play Set by Richard Hamilton (June 14, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-60887-679-2). This scrapbook includes character profiles, interactive elements, and activities about the world of Kung Fu Panda. Ages 7–up.

Instant Help

Master of Mindfulness: How to Be Your Own Superhero in Times of Stress by Laurie Grossman and Mr. Musumeci’s 5th Grade Class (Mar. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62625-464-0). Written in conjunction with students in Oakland, Calif., this book outlines activities aimed at making it easier to pay attention, accept yourself and others, and manage anger. Ages 5–12.

Mindfulness for Teen Depression: A Workbook for Improving Your Mood by Mitch Abblett and Christopher Willard (May 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62625-382-7) offers tools based on mindfulness and positive psychology to help ease symptoms of depression. Ages 13–19.

The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls: A Guide to Recovery from Sexual Assault and Abuse by Raychelle Cassada Lohman and Sheela Raja (June 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62625-399-5) presents real-life stories from survivors and tools to help victims reclaim their lives after sexual abuse or trauma. Ages 13–19.

A Still Quiet Place for Teens: A Mindfulness Workbook to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions by Amy Saltzman (Mar. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62625-376-6) provides tips for managing common stressors and challenges. Ages 13–19.


Instant Help Solutions issues How to Like Yourself: A Teen’s Guide to Quieting Your Inner Critic and Building Lasting Self-Esteem by Cheryl M. Bradshaw (Apr. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62625-348-3) and Self-Esteem for Teens: Six Principles for Creating the Life You Want by Lisa M. Schab (July 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62625-419-0), ages 13–19.


Set Me Free by Kitty Stephens (June 9, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-941530-80-1) tells of the relationship that develops between a teen spending the summer working with a traveling carnival and a boy who’s vacationing with his family. Ages 13–up.


Albert’s Almost Amazing Adventure by Marty Kelley (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-939017-69-7). Could Albert’s report on his summer ecnounters with sharks, pirates, and mad scientists be true? Ages 4–8.


Wildlife on the Move releases A Blanding’s Turtle Story by Melissa Kim, illus. by Jada Fitch (May 10, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-939017-92-5), ages 2–6. And Mystery of the Missing Fox by Tamra Wight, illus. by Carl DiRocco (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-939017-89-5), is a new Cooper & Packrat Adventure, ages 8–12.

John Blake

Gareth Bale: The Boy Who Became a Galáctico (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78418-645-6), Raheem Sterling: Red Lightning (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78418-646-3), and Wayne Rooney: Captain of England (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78418-647-0) by Tom Oldfield and Matt Oldfield offer profiles of these soccer stars. Ages 9–12.

The Self-Esteem Team’s Guide to Sex, Drugs & WTFs?!! by Grace Barrett, Natasha Devon, and Nadia Mendoza (Apr. 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-78418-642-5) aims to help readers navigate the teen years. Ages 12–up.


Chris Mitchell’s Dr Dino’s Learnatorium presents Do Dinosaurs Make Good Pets? (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78418-652-4), How Do Astronauts Wee in Space? (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78418-653-1), and How Many Greeks Can You Fit Inside a Horse? (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78418-654-8), ages 9–12.

Kane Press

(Dist. by Lerner)


How to Be an Earthling lands Spork Out of Orbit: Respect by Nan Walker (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-57565-819-3), Greetings, Sharkling! Honesty by Lori Houran (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-57565-822-3), Take Me to Your Weeder: Responsibility by Kimberly Morris (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-57565-825-4), and Earth’s Got Talent! Courage by Houran (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-57565-828-5), all illus. by Jessica Warrick, ages 6–9. And Holidays & Heroes presents Let’s Celebrate Independence Day (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-747-9) and Let’s Celebrate Memorial Day (Feb. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-831-5) by Barbara deRubertis, ages 6–10.


The Darkest Lie by Pintip Dunn (June 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4967-0358-3). A teen whose life unravels in the wake of her mother’s alleged suicide sets out to clear her name. Ages 14–up.

Dreaming of Antigone by Robin Bridges (Mar. 29, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4967-0354-5). Even as she tries to hate him, Andria finds herself drawing close to the boy she blames for her twin sister’s death. Ages 14–up.


The Armaund Legacy adds Betrayed by Lynn Carthage (Feb. 23, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-61773-627-8), ages 14–up. And Black Blade releases Blaze of Magic by Jennifer Estep (Apr. 26, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-61773-828-9), ages 14–up.

Kids Can

The Animals’ Ark by Marianne Dubuc (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-623-4) recasts the story of Noah’s ark from the animals’ perspective. Ages 3–7.

Manners Are Not for Monkeys by Heather Tekavec, illus. By David Huyck (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-051-5). What transpires when the zookeeper moves the monkeys to a cage near the picnic area? Ages 3–7.

The Not-So-Faraway Adventure by Andrew Larsen, illus. by Irene Luxbacher (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-097-3). Theo and her beloved grandfather, the protagonists of The Imaginary Garden, go on an adventure just outside their door. Ages 3–7.

The Storm by Akiko Miyakoshi (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-559-6). When a powerful storm threatens a planned trip to the beach, a boy waits, worries, and dreams. Ages 3–7.

Toshi’s Little Treasures by Nadine Robert (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-573-2). In this search-and-find tale, a boy discovers treasures while exploring favorite places with his grandmother. Ages 3–7.

Life Without Nico by Andrea Maturana, illus. by Francisco Javier Olea (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-611-1). When her friend moves away, Maia learns there’s always room in one’s heart for friendship. Ages 4–7.

Outdoor Math: Fun Activities for Every Season by Emma Adbåge (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-612-8). Activities encourage kids to interact with the natural world while learning math. Ages 5–8.

Feathered by Deborah Kerbel (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-341-7). In this novel about believing in oneself, Finch realizes she needs to speak out when a new friend disappears. Ages 9–13.


Mr. King reigns in Mr. King’s Machine by Geneviève Côté (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-021-8), ages 3–7. Willow stars in Willow’s Smile by Lana Button, illus. by Tania Howells (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-549-7), ages 3–7. The Ghastly McNastys continues with Fright in the Night by Lyn Gardner, illus. by Ros Asquith (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-130-7). 7–10. Jasper John Dooley returns in Public Library Enemy #1 by Caroline Adderson, illus. by Mike Shiell (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-015-7), ages 7–10. P.U.R.S.T. Adventures debuts with Fluffy Strikes Back by Ashley Spires (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-127-7), ages 7–10. CitizenKid adds That’s Not Fair! Getting to Know Your Rights and Freedoms by Danielle S. McLaughlin, illus. by Dharmali Patel (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-208-3), ages 7–11. And Scott Chandler’s Three Thieves visits The Dark Island (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-894786-55-3), ages 9–12.


The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia by Clive Gifford (Mar. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7308-5) is an updated edition of this reference. Ages 10–13.


Fast Facts presents Awesome Knights: Come Face to Face with These Fearsome Fighters (Mar. 15, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7252-1; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7247-7), Extreme Hunters: Come Face to Face with Nature’s Deadliest Killers (Mar. 15, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7251-4; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7246-0), Monster Dinosaurs: Come Face to Face with These Prehistoric Giants (Mar. 15, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7250-7; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7245-3), Mysterious Rainforests: Come Face to Face with Rainforest Creatures (Mar. 15, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7253-8; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7248-4), Amazing Universe: Take a Trip to Strange Planets and Faraway Stars (July 12, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7276-7; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7277-4), and Fantastic Mammals: Meet Some Amazing Animals, Big and Small (July 12, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7274-3; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7275-0), ages 7–12. New Get into Art titles by Susie Brooks are Get into Art Places: Discover Great Art and Create Your Own! (June 21, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7237-8) and Get into Art Telling Stories: Discover Great Art and Create Your Own! (June 21, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7238-5), ages 7–14.


Night Air by Ben Sears (May 10, paper, $12, ISBN 978-1-927668-29-0) relays the adventures of an unruly boy, his rational robot, and their scientific gadgets. Ages 8–up.


First Favourite Tales greets Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9218-0) and The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (Apr. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9219-7). Ages 2–4. And joining Well-Loved Tales are The Three Little Pigs, retold by Vera Southgate, illus. by Robert Lumley (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9758-1), and The Elves and the Shoemaker (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9756-7) and Rumpelstiltskin, retold by Southgate (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9757-4), ages 8–12.

Laurence King

Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars (July 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-78067-767-5). This tale about self-confidence and the power of art introduces an artistic bird whose efforts to fit in have unexpected results. Ages 3–5.

Lee & Low

A Morning with Grandpa by Sylvia Liu, illus. by Christina Forshay (May 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-192-2). An Asian-American girl learns tai chi from her grandfather, and in turn teaches him yoga. Ages 5–8.

Prarie Dog Song: The Key to Saving North America’s Grasslands by Cindy Trumbor and Susan L. Roth, illus. by Roth (May 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-245-5). This story of environmental recovery focuses on prarie dogs and the related histories of North American prairies and Mexico’s Janos grasslands. Ages 6–11.

Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness by Donna Janell Bowman, illus. by Daniel Minter (May 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-148-9) is a biography of William “Doc” Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read, write, and do math. Ages 7–12.

Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas by Gwendolyn Hooks, illus. by Colin Bootman (May 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-156-4) profiles this African-American surgical technician who developed the first procedure used to perform open-heart surgery on children. Ages 7–12.

Confetti Kids by Paula Yoo, illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez, debuts with Lily’s New Home (Feb. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-249-3; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-258-5) and Want to Play? (Feb. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-250-9; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-259-2), ages 6–7.

Lee & Low/CBP

Marisol McDonald and the Monster: Marisol McDonald y el monstruo by Monica Brown, illus. by Sara Palacios (May 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-326-8) is a bilingual story about a multiracial girl who confronts her fear of monsters and nighttime noises. Ages 5–8.

Mamá the Alien: Mamá la extraterrestre by Rene Colato Laínez, illus. by Laura Lacámara (May 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-298-8). In this bilingual tale, a girl sees the word “alien” on her mother’s Resident Alien card and concludes that her mother is from another planet. Ages 6–9.

¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! by Lulu Delacre (Feb. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-327-5) is an alphabetical introduction to a cloud forest in the Andes of Ecuador, in both Spanish and English. Ages 9–11.


Rafi and Rosi star in Rafi and Rosi (Feb. 15, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-377-0) and Rafi and Rosi Carnival! (Feb. 15, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-379-4), by Lulu Delacre, ages 5–8.

Series in Spanish

Rafi y Rosi by Lulu Delacre offers Rafi y Rosi (Feb. 15, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-378-7) and Rafi y Rosi ¡Carnaval! (Feb. 15, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-380-0), ages 5-8.

Lemniscaat USA

Playground by Mies van Hout (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-51-4). On a fantastical trip to the playground, two friends trek through trees, climb over sand dunes, and cross a river. Ages 3–6.

Sam and the Construction Site by Tjibbe Veldkamp, illus. by Alice Hoogstad (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-49-1). When Sam enters a construction site on a dare, he discovers he can operate the big machines. Ages 3–6.

Come and Dance, Wicked Witch! by Hanna Kraan, illus. by Annemarie van Haeringen (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-50-7) offers a picture book version of this story about animals who can’t agree whether to invite the Wicked Witch to their party. Ages 3–7.

Cola Fountains and Spattering Paint Bombs by Jesse Goossens, illus. by Linde Faas (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-52-1) collects science experiments using household objects. Ages 6–17.


Luis Paints the World by Terry Farish, illus. by Oliver Dominguez (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-5796-6). Awaiting his soldier brother’s return from duty, Luis paints a mural on an alley wall. Ages 5–10.

Don’t Call Me Grandma by Vaunda Nelson, illus. by Elizabeth Zunon (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-4208-5). As she learns more about her great-grandmother’s life, a girl finds ways to connect with her. Ages 5–9.

Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land by John Coy (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8054-4) explores the experiences of 21st-century immigrants to the U.S. Ages 5–9.

The Bolds by Julian Clary, illus. by David Roberts (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0440-1) introduces a fun-loving family that seems normal—but are actually hyenas. Ages 8–12.

The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez by Robin Yardi (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8306-4). After losing his best friend to mean boys, Mateo helps two skunks defeat bullying raccoons. Ages 8–12.

The Executioner’s Daughter by Jane Hardstaff (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-60684-562-2). The daughter of the king’s executioner must contend with a witch’s curse after escaping the Tower of London. Ages 9–13.

The Island of Beyond by Elizabeth Atkinson (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8116-9). Martin makes a friend while visiting his peculiar aunt on an island where everyone seems to be keeping secrets. Ages 9–13.

The Maypop Kidnapping by C. Surrisi (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-5789-8). A Maine girl encounters some odd characters while investigating the disappearance of her teacher. Ages 9–14.

Mysterium #1: The Black Dragon by Julian Sedgwick, illus. by Patricia Moffett (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7567-0). In this series launch, Danny searches Hong Kong for his kidnapped aunt and faces off against an international criminal network. Ages 9–14.

Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land by John Coy (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8054-4) explores the experiences of 21st-century immigrants to the U.S. Ages 5–9.

Lerner/Carolrhoda Lab

Timber Creek Station by Ali Lewis (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8117-6) tells of a grieving family, entrenched racism, and the ways a boy in the Australian outback can make a leap forward. Ages 11–18.

Scar Girl by Len Vlahos (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-60684-607-0). In this sequel, the protagonists of The Scar Boys discover the ups and downs of being rock musicians. Ages 14–18.

Tripping Back Blue by Kara Storti (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0308-4). Finn’s life is spiraling out of control, until he discovers a miracle drug he’s convinced will fix everything. Ages 14–18.

Lerner/Darby Creek


Mallory is back in On the Road with Mallory by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Jennifer Kalis (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-5029-5), ages 7–11. The Code Busters Club offers The Hunt for the Missing Spy by Penny Warner (Apr. 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0304-6), ages 8–12. Animal Rescues adds Dive into Danger by Kelly Halls, illus. by Phil Parks (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9565-4), ages 9–14. The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair continues with Friedman’s Too Much Drama, illus. by Natasha Shaloshvili (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-8589-1), ages 10–15. Megan Atwood’s The Contest wins Stay in the Game (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8101-5), Beat the Odds (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8102-2), Raise the Stakes (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8103-9), Break the Code (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8104-6), and Turn the Tables (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8105-3), ages 11–18. And Unbarred releases Duty or Desire by Patrick Jones and Marshunna Clark (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0089-2), and Jones’s Fight or Flee (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0093-9), Friend or Foe (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0095-3), and Heart or Mind (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0091-5), ages 11–18.

Lerner/Hungry Tomato


Megafast by John Farndon, illus. by Mat Edwards and Jeremy Pyke, rolls out with Megafast Cars (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9581-4), Megafast Motorcycles (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9583-8), Megafast Planes (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9585-2), and Megafast Trucks (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9587-6), ages 8–12. Stickmen’s Guides to How Everything Works by John Farndon, illus. by Paul de Quay, offers Stickmen’s Guide to Aircraft (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9591-3), Stickmen’s Guide to Gigantic Machines (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9595-1), Stickmen’s Guide to Trains and Automobiles (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9589-0), and Stickmen’s Guide to Watercraft (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9593-7), ages 8–12. And Warriors! by Catherine Chambers introduces Fierce Fighters (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9599-9) and Silent Soldiers (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9603-3), illus. by Jason Juta; and Mighty Fighting Machines (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9601-9) and Tools of Combat (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9597-5), illus. by Martín Bustamante, ages 8–12.


Whose Hands Are These? A Community Helper Guessing Book by Miranda Paul, illus. by Luciana Powell (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-5214-5) features the hands of people who make their community a safe and fun place to live. Ages 4–9.

When the Sun Shines on Antarctica: And Other Poems About the Frozen Continent by Irene Latham, illus. by Anna Wadham (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-5216-9) compiles poems and facts about summer on this continent. Ages 8–12.


Poetry Adventures picks up I Saw an Invisible Lion Today: Quatrains by Brian P. Cleary, illus. by Richard Watson (Apr. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-9731-3), ages 7–11.

Little Bee

Jane Foster’s Black and White (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0255-9), Jane Foster’s Colors (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0256-6), and Jane Foster’s First Words (July 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0284-9) by Jane Foster are concept books. Ages up to 3.

Beach Day! (May 3, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0219-1) and Let’s Have a Picnic! (May 31, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0220-7) by Hunter Reid, illus. by Stephanie Hinton. In these tales, two children spend busy summer days together. Ages 2–5.

If You’re Spooky and You Know It by Aly Fronis, illus. by Jannie Ho (July 26, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0165-1) puts a holiday spin on a familiar song. Ages 2–5.

Butterfly’s Surprise: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Grace Maccarone, illus. by Valentina Belloni (Feb. 2, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0153-8). Kids help Butterfly find her surprise. Ages 3–6.

Leap, Frog, Leap! (May 3, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0142-2) and Once I Was a Pollywog (May 3, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0141-5) by Douglas Florian, illus. by Barbara Bakos, show animals doing what they do best; and what baby animals will become when they grow up. Ages 3–6.

Look! Birds! (Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0114-9), Look! Fish! (May 3, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0166-8), and Look! Flowers! (Mar. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0115-6) by Stephanie Calmenson, illus. by Puy Pinillos. These books spotlighting natural phenomena feature a gatefold. Ages 3–6.

Starfish, Where Are You? by Barroux (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0258-0). Accumulating trash interrupts sea creatures’ game of hide-and-seek in this almost wordless tale about marine pollution. Ages 3–6.

Ten Little Fingers,Two Small Hands by Kristy Dempsey, illus. by Jane Massey (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0229-0) is a counting book featuring toddlers’ pointing fingers. Ages 3–6.

Where Is Owl’s Scarf? by Brandy Cooke, illus. by Valentina Belloni (July 26, Lift-the-Flap Book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0176-7). Readers lift flaps to discover which animal has Owl’s scarf. Ages 3–6.

ABCs of the Web by John C. Vanden-Heuvel and Andrey Ostrovsky, illus. by Tom Holmes (May 3, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0312-9) and Web Design for Kids by Vanden-Heuvel, illus. by Cristian Turdera (May 3, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0311-2) introduce basic coding concepts. Ages 4–8.

Lorenzo, the Pizza-Loving Lobster by Claire Lordon (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0228-3). After learning how to make pizza, a lobster and a sea turtle host a pizza party. Ages 4–8.

Lucy and Lila by Alison Fletcher, illus. by Christopher Lyles (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0156-9). Lucy draws pictures of herself and a pink elephant in this tale encouraging thinking outside the box. Ages 4–8.

Painting Pepette by Linda Lodding, illus. by Claire Fletcher (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0136-1). Josette searches 1920s Paris to find the best artist to paint a portrait of her toy rabbit. Ages 4–8.

Scuba Dog by Ann Marie Stephens, illus. by Jess Golden (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0143-9) is the tale of the unlikely friendship between a scuba-diving dog and a musical whale. Ages 4–8.

Trainbots by Miranda Paul, illus. by Shane McG (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0167-5). Badbots scheme to sabotage Trainbots’ delivery of toybots to kids. Ages 4–8.

The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits by Douglas Florian, illus. by Sonia Sanchez (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0104-0). Members of a rabbit family do their favorite things during an active day. Ages 4–8.


Joining Blast Back! by Nancy Ohlin, illus. by Adam Larkum, are The American Revolution (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0123-1; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0122-4), Ancient Egypt (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0117-0; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0116-3), Ancient Greece (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0119-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0118-7), and The Civil War (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0121-7; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0120-0), ages 7–10. And new Hideous History titles by Sandra Lawrence are Death and Destruction (July 5, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0082-1) and Trials and Trickery (July 5, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0081-4), ages 8–12.

Little Bigfoot

1, 2, 3 Moose: An Animal Counting Book by Andrea Helman, photos by Art Wolfe (Feb. 23, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-032-3 introduces numbers and animals of the Pacific Northwest. Ages up to 3.

Beluga Whales, Grizzly Tales, and More Alaska Kidsnacks: Fun Recipes for Cooking with Kids by Alice Bugni, illus. by Erik Brooks (Mar. 22, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-57061-999-1) rounds up Alaska-themed recipes. Ages 3–7.

Bartholomew Quill: A Crow’s Quest to Know Who’s Who by Thor Hanson, illus. by Dana Arnim (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-046-0) tours the animal kingdom from a crow’s point of view. Ages 4–8.


Larry Gets Lost by John Skewes continues with Larry Loves Boston! (Feb. 23, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-047-7), ages up to 3; and Chicago ABC (Mar. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-57061-993-9), ages 2–5.

Little Hare

The Eagle Inside by Jack Manning Bancroft, illus. by Bronwyn Bancroft (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-74297-469-9). An eagle reminds the smallest bird at school that being different can be a strength. Ages 3–5.

That’s What Wings Are For by Patrick Guest, illus. by Daniella Germain (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-74297-829-1). A dragon stars in this fable about finding a way to do what you do best. Ages 3–5.


Once Upon a Timeless Tale welcomes Cinderella, illus. by by Cécile Becq (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-74297-403-3), The Frog Prince, illus. by David Cornish (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-74297-402-6), Rapunzel, illus. by Mitch Vane (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-921894-94-7), Beauty and the Beast, illus. by Anna Pignataro (June 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-921894-88-6), and The Emperor’s New Clothes, illus. by Carol Thompson (June 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-921894-99-2), ages 5–7.

Little Island

Name Upon Name by Sheena Wilkinson (June 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-910411-36-0). In 1916 Belfast, Helen grapples with her extended family’s divergent political beliefs. Ages 9–12.

Fennymore and the Brumella by Kirsten Reinhardt, illus. by David Roberts (June 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-85-2). A boy with a magical bike sets out to find his missing parents. Ages 10–12.

Good Red Herring by Susan Maxwell, illus. by Steve Simpson (May 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-93-7) is a murder mystery set in a world inhabited by odd creatures, including an orphan who can read auras. Ages 12–up.

Still Falling by Sheena Wilkinson (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-908195-92-0) is a love story starring a boy with epilepsy who’s filled with self-hatred and a girl whose self-belief is fragile. Ages 15–up.


Suitcase picks up A Clock or a Crown? by Caroline Logue, illus. by Sarah Bowie (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-910411-29-2), ages 8–11.

Little Pickle

Yes We Are by Michael Genhart (June 14, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-939775-13-9). A friend convinces a boy who is teased for having two dads that it is love that makes a family. Ages 4–8.

Always Willa: Roar Like a Girl by Coleen Murtagh Paratore (May 10, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-939775-07-8). In this trilogy launch, Willa from the Wedding Planner’s Daughter series moves to a new state. Ages 9–13.

Little, Brown

Are We There Yet? by Dan Santat (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-19999-5). On a car trip, an impatient boy feels time moving so slowly that it starts going backward, sending him back into history. Ages 3–6.

Be Glad Your Dad... (Is Not an Octopus!) by Matthew Logelin and Sara Jensen, illus. by Jared Chapman (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-25438-0). This what-if story reveals the misadventures of a monkey dad, an alligator dad, a whale dad, and a unicorn dad. Ages 3–6.

City Shapes by Diana Murray, illus. by Bryan Collier (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37092-9). A journey through a bustling city uncovers various shapes hidden in everyday scenarios. Ages 3–6.

Horrible Bear! by Ame Dyckman, illus. by Zachariah OHora (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-28283-3). A girl and a not-so-horrible bear star in this tale about about making mistakes and learning to say “I’m sorry.” Ages 3–6.

If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don’t! by Elise Parsley (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37659-4) is a sequel to If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t! Ages 3–6.

Read Me to Sleep: Let’s Go to Sleep: A Story with Five Steps to Help Ease Your Child to Sleep by Maisie Reade, illus. by Laura Huliska-Beith (Mar. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-316-35655-8). Drowsy animals at bedtime are featured in this debut book of a series aimed at helping children fall asleep. Ages 3–6.

Sometimes You Win—Sometimes You Learn for Kids by John C. Maxwell, illus. by Steve Bjorkman (Feb. 16, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-316-28408-0) is a picture-book adaptation of this book of life lessons. Ages 3–6.

Teachers Rock! by Todd Parr (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-26512-6) celebrates all of the wonderful ways teachers change the world. Ages 3–6.

Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie, illus. by Yuyi Morales (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-01372-7). In Alexie’s debut picture book, Thunder Boy Jr. and his father select a unique name for him. Ages 3–6.

The Best Worst Thing by Kathleen Lane (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-25781-7). A girl worried about starting middle school devises ways to control her world and let go of what she cannot control. Ages 8–12.

Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-29858-2). Will four self-sufficient kids living together on a tropical island ever find a real home? Ages 8–12.

Mayday by Karen Harrington (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-29801-8). Wayne searches to find his voice—in all its meanings—after losing it in the wake of a plane crash he and his mother survived. Ages 8–12.

Nothing Up My Sleeve by Diana López (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34087-8) is a novel about three sixth-graders’ quest to win a magic competition—and how far they’ll go to succeed. Ages 8–12.

Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-26222-4). In this story set 15 years after 9/11, three New York City students realize how much the event still affects their community. Ages 8–12.

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38199-4). A robot awakens on a remote island in this novel about the environment, technology, and what it means to be alive. Ages 8–12.

No Better Friend: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II (young readers edition) by Robert Weintraub (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34467-8) adapts this tale of friendship and survival between a man and a dog during WWII. Ages 10–up.

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-26060-2). In 1943 Amsterdam, a girl asked to help find a missing Jewish teenager is drawn into a web of mysteries. Ages 12–up.

Silence Is Goldfish by Annabel Pitcher (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37075-2). In this novel, a teen refuses to speak in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret. Ages 12–up.

The Loose Ends List by Carrie Firestone (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38282-3). A girl finds the strength to say goodbye to her terminally ill grandmother during a summer shaped by love and loss. Ages 14–up.

Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37959-5). After befriending the author of a cult classic, Nanette discovers that rebellion sometimes comes at a high price. Ages 15–up.


Birdie returns in Birdie’s Happiest Halloween by Sujean Rim (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-40746-5), ages 3–6. Puppy Pool Party! is a new Underwater Dogs Adventure by Seth Casteel (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37633-4), ages 3–6. Rory the Dinosaur returns in Rory the Dinosaur Wants a Pet by Liz Climo (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-27729-7), ages 3–6. The Dragonsitter Series visits The Dragonsitter’s Castle by Josh Lacey, illus. by Garry Parsons (Apr. 12, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38240-3), ages 6–10. Lola Levine stars in Lola Levine and the Ballet Scheme by Monica Brown (July 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-316-25844-9), ages 6–10. The Bad Books by Pseudonymous Bosch encounters Bad Luck (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-32042-9), ages 8–12. Guts & Glory issues World War II by Ben Thompson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-32059-7), ages 8–12. Chris Colfer’s The Land of Stories moves on to The Land of Stories Book 5 (July 12, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38329-5), ages 8–12. One Wish by Michelle Harrison (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-316-33529-4) is a prequel to the 13 Treasures trilogy, ages 8–12. VIP continues with Battle of the Bands by Jen Calonita, illus. by Kristen Gudsnuk (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-25977-4), ages 8–12. The Witch Hunter welcomes The King Slayer by Virginia Boecker (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-32723-7), ages 12–up. And The Young World concludes with The Revival by Chris Weitz (July 19, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-22634-9), ages 15–up.

Little, Brown/LB Kids

Fingers for Lunch by Brandt Lewis, illus. by Cori Doerrfeld (Apr. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37799-7). In this counting rhyme, readers fit their fingers through die-cut holes for a monster to gobble. Ages up to 3.

Board Book Reprint

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Jerry Pinkney (Mar. 29, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-316-40693-2), ages up to 3.

Little, Brown/Poppy

The New Guy (and Other Senior Year Distractions) by Amy Spalding (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38278-6) involves romance, senior-year rivalry, and passive-aggressive dog walking. Ages 12–up.

The Memory Book by Lara Avery (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-28374-8). This novel about a teen with a genetic disorder robbing her of her memory includes journal entries, mementos, and online posts. Ages 15–up.


Wildflower concludes with The Way Back Home by Alecia Whitaker (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-25144-0), ages 12–up.


The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie (Feb. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4691-3). Cassandra, whose family business is controlling genetically engineered sea monsters, is captured by a pirate queen. Ages 12–up.

How Many Letters Are in Goodbye? by Yvonne Cassidy (Mar. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4745-3). Rhea copes with the loss of her mother, her father’s drinking, and confusion about her sexuality. Ages 12–up.

The Memory Jar by Elissa Janine Hoole (Apr. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4731-6). After a snowmobile accident, Taylor worries what her boyfriend will remember when he comes out of a coma. Ages 12–up.

The Shadow’s Curse by Amy McCulloch (Feb. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4512-1). In this sequel to The Outbreaker’s Shadow, war is coming and cannot be stopped. Ages 12–up.

Tragedy Girl by Christine Hurley Deriso (Apr. 8, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7387-4703-3). Anne, whose parents died in a car accident, suspects something is off after she’s drawn to Blake, whose girlfriend drowned. Ages 12–up.

Lonely Planet


Lonely Planet Kids: Let’s Explore... debuts with Jungle (Feb. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-038-4), Ocean (Feb. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-040-7), and Safari (Feb. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-039-1), ages 5–8. New Lonely Planet Kids: Pop-up titles are Pop-up London (Apr. 19, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-339-2), Pop-up New York (Apr. 19, Novelty Book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-337-8), and Pop-up Paris (Apr. 19, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-335-4), ages 5–8. And Lonely Planet Kids: City Trails lands in London (June 21, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-228-9), New York (June 21, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-226-5), and Paris (June 21, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-76034-224-1), ages 8–12.

Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Peep and Egg: I’m Not Hatching by Laura Gehl, illus. by Joyce Wan (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30121-7). In this series launch, a reluctant chick named Egg overcomes her fears. Ages 2–6.

A Unicorn Named Sparkle by Amy Young (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30185-9). Lucy longs for a pet unicorn, but the one she receives isn’t quite what she expected. Ages 2–6.

Mommy, Pick Me Up by Soledad Bravi (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30268-9) is the story of a boy who constantly requests help from his mother. Ages 3–6.

A Fire Truck Named Red by Randall de Sève, illus. by Bob Staake (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30073-9). A boy and his grandfather fix up a vintage toy fire truck. Ages 3–7.

Go, Little Green Truck! by Roni Schotter, illus. by Julia Kuo (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30070-8). Even though he’s replaced by a newer, bigger one, a farmer’s pickup truck gets his time to shine. Ages 4–6.

Puddle by Hyewon Yum (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31695-2) demonstrates how creativity can fill the time on a rainy day. Ages 4–7.

Splashdance by Liz Starin (June 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30098-2). Though banned from the community pool, a bear and her animal friends find a way to participate in a water ballet competition. Ages 4–7.

Green City: How One Community Survived a Tornado and Rebuilt for a Sustainable Future by Allan Drummond (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-37999-5) relays the true story of rebuilding a Kansas town in an environmentally friendly way after a 2007 tornado. Ages 5–8.

The Deadly 7 by Garth Jennings (Apr. 5, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05275-9). An ancient machine pulls the seven deadly sins from a boy’s soul, turning them into creatures who help find his missing sister. Ages 8–12.

The Treasure of Maria Mamoun by Michelle Chalfoun (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30340-2). During a summer on a Massachusetts island, a Bronx girl finds unexpected adventure and a friend. Ages 8–12.

Compass South by Hope Larson, illus. by Rebecca Mock (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30043-2). In 1860, twins who become separated must find each other and outwit pirates pursuing them. Ages 10–12.

The Underdogs by Sara Hammel (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30161-3). Two girls investigating a teen’s murder at an elite club stumble upon a disturbing truth that tests their friendship. Ages 10–14.

Battlesaurus: Invasion England by Brian Falkner (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30077-7). In this sequel to Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo, Napoleon’s enemies are in danger of extinction. Ages 12–18.

Before We Go Extinct by Karen Rivers (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30240-5) is a novel centering on a boy struggling with grief after witnessing his best friend’s death. Ages 12–18.

Misunderstood: Why the Humble Rat May Be Your Best Pet Ever by Rachel Toor (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30308-2). History, science, and anecdotes shed positive light on the domestic rat. Ages 12–18.

Where You’ll Find Me by Natasha Friend (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30230-6). Anna finds camaraderie from unlikely sources as she navigates the shifting loyalities of middle school friendships. Ages 12–18.

After the Woods by Kim Savage (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30055-5) reveals the dramatic aftermath of and truth behind two friends’ attack in the woods by a paroled predator. Ages 14–18.


Tractor Mac by Billy Steers toils on with Tractor Mac Teamwork (May 10, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30113-2), ages 2–7. Rip and Red continues with Rookie of the Year by Phil Bildner (July 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30134-7), ages 8–12. The Riverman Trilogy wraps up with The Storyteller by Aaron Starmer (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-36313-0), ages 10–14. And The Winner’s Kiss concludes the Winner’s Trilogy by Marie Rutkoski (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-38473-9), ages 12–18.


Sticks and Stones by Abby Cooper (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30287-0). A girl who has a rare disorder that makes words people say about her appear on her body finds ways to accept who she is. Ages 10–12.

The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30237-5). Two transgender friends help each other figure out how to navigate teen life. Ages 14–18.


Franklin School Friends welcomes Cody Harmon, King of Pets by Claudia Mills, illus. by Rob Shepperson (June 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30223-8), ages 7–10.

Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends

My Thumb by Karen Hesse, illus. by Rich Deas (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-312-67120-4) offers an ode to thumb-sucking. Ages 2–4.

Hill & Hole Are Best Friends by Kyle Mewburn, illus. by Vasanti Unka (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07637-3). Hill and Hole want to be more like the other, but learn that being themselves is best. Ages 2–5.

I Wonder: Celebrating Daddies Doin’ Work by Doyin Richards (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07895-7) celebrates fatherhood and all that dads do for and with their children. Ages 3–5.

Will You Be My Friend? by Susan Lurie, photos by Murray Head (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04643-7). A shy mouse searches the forest for a new friend. Ages 3–7.

Good Night, Truck by Sally Odgers, illus. by Heath McKenzie (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07019-7). After working hard all day, it’s time for Truck, Digger, Boat, and Rocket to rest. Ages 4–8.

Class Pet Squad by Dan Yaccarino (June 28, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02462-6). A hamster, turtle, rabbit, and lizard are class pets that save the day. Ages 7–9.

The Giant Smugglers by Chris Pauls and Matt Solomon (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06652-7). After Charlie finds a giant hiding in an abandoned warehouse, he uncovers a doctor’s evil plot. Ages 9–12.

Moone Boy: The Fish Detective by Chris O’Dowd and Nick V. Murphy (May 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05947-5). Something fishy is happening at the fish factory, and a boy and his imaginary friend are on the case. Ages 9–12.

The Ministry of SUITs by Paul Gamble (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07682-3). Two Belfast kids investigate when oddball kids go missing, there are signs of pirates, and a bear is on the loose. Ages 9–13.

Behind the Canvas by Alexander Vance (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02970-6). A girl who learns she has the ability to inhabit the world of paintings helps a boy trapped behind a canvas. Ages 10–13.

Circle of Jinn by Lori Goldstein (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05540-8). In this sequel to Becoming Jinn, Azra fights to help free her fellow Jinns from a tyrannical leader. Ages 12–18.

Flawed by Cecelia Ahern (Apr. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07411-9). In a society where rebellion is punished, a teen takes a stand that could cost her everything. Ages 12–18.

Genius: The Game by Leopoldo Gout (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04581-2). Three teen geniuses from around the world must win a high-stakes game. Ages 12–18.

Gifted by H.A. Swain (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02830-3). In this futuristic thriller, an entitled boy whose talents are bought meets a girl whose gifts are natural. Ages 12–18.

Goldfish by Nat Luurtsema (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08918-2). After a swimmer’s Olympic dreams end, she finds new, unlikely friends and a side of herself that she didn’t know existed. Ages 12–18.


Big Fat Zombie Goldfish by Mo O’Hara, illus. by Marek Jagucki (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06523-0), swims on with The Fintastic Fishsitter, ages 3–7; and Any Fin Is Possible (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06353-3), ages 7–10. Buckle and Squash continues with The Gigantic Giant Goof-Up by Sarah Courtauld (May 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05279-7), ages 7–10. The 52-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, illus. by Terry Denton (Apr. 5, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02693-4), is a new Treehouse book, ages 6–10. And Meg Cabot’s From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess gains Royal Wedding Disaster by Meg Cabot (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06604-6), ages 8–12.

Based on a True Story by E.F. Abbott welcomes John Lincoln Clem: Civil War Drummer Boy (Feb. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06837-8), Mary Jemison: Native American Captive (Feb. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06838-5), Nettie and Nellie Crook: Orphan Train Sisters (Feb. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06835-4), and Sybil Ludington: Revolutionary War Rider (Feb. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06836-1), ages 8–12. Shipwreck Island issues Trapped by S.A. Bodeen (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02781-8), ages 10–13. Fairyland wraps up with The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home by Catherynne M. Valente, illus. by Ana Juan (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02351-3), ages 10–14. Broken Hearts & Revenge concludes with Hearts, Fingers, and Other Things to Cross by Katie Finn (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04526-3), ages 12–18. Ladybirds continues with Love Bomb by Jenny McLachlan (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06149-2), ages 12–18. Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles reaches for Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09184-0), ages 12–18. And Taran Matharu’s Summoner trilogy presents The Inquisition (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07631-1), ages 12–18.

Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends/Swoon Reads

All the Feels by Danika Stone (June 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08409-5). When a fangirl’s favorite character is killed off, she and her Steampunk enthusiast friend decide to fight back. Ages 12–18.

Love Charms and Other Catastrophes by Kimberly Karalius (May 17, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08404-0). In this sequel to Love Fortunes and Other Disasters, Hijiri enters a charm-making competition. Ages 12–18.

Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey (Apr. 19, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08403-3). In this homage to Jane Austen, a 19th-century lady with a penchant for trouble makes a pact with a handsome spy. Ages 12–18.

No Love Allowed by Kate Evangelista (Apr. 19, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07390-7). Will high-society Caleb and aspiring painter Didi be able to keep their bargain to have a no-strings-attached summer romance? Ages 12–18.

These Vicious Masks by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07389-1). When her sister is kidnapped in Victorian London, Ev must trust a guy with special powers. Ages 12–18.

The Way to Game the Walk of Shame by Jenn P. Nguyen and Phuong Anh Nguyen (June 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08407-1). After a wild party, a girl must tame a bad-boy surfer to save her reputation. Ages 12–18.


American Girls by Alison Umminger (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07500-0). Anna runs away to Los Angeles in this reflection on being young, vulnerable, and female in America. Ages 13–up.

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07840-7). Can Amanda, who was Andrew at her old school, make friends, fit in, and guard the secret of her past? Ages 13–up.


How to Pee: Potty Training for Girls by Todd Spector, illus. by Arree Chung (Apr. 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-297-4) presents tips for making potty training enticing. Ages up to 4.

Sing with Me! Action Songs Every Child Should Know by Naoko Stoop (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9904-1) illustrates 13 children’s songs. Ages up to 4.

Maggie and Michael Get Dressed by Denise Fleming (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-8794-9). A boy and his dog get dressed in colorful clothing. Ages 2–6.

Ninja! Attack of the Clan by Arree Chung (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9916-4). In this sequel to Ninja!, everyone seems too busy to play with Maxwell. Ages 4–7.

Bossy Flossy by Paulette Bogan (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-358-2). A bossy girl meets her match in a strong-willed boy, but they learn to be friends. Ages 4–8.

Chicken Lily by Lori Mortensen, illus. by Nina Victor Crittenden (Mar. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-120-5). When it’s time for the school poetry jam, will Lily find the courage to read her poem onstage? Ages 4–8.

Daddies Are Awesome by Meredith Costain, illus. by Polona Lovsin (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-452-7). This ode to fathers features illustrations of puppies. Ages 4–8.

Feathered Dinosaurs by Brenda Z. Guiberson, illus. by William Low and Cobalt Illustrations Studio (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9828-0) spotlights recently discovered feathered dinosaurs. Ages 4–8.

The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson (Feb. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-105-2). This graphic-novel chapter book discloses the secret lives of class pets. Ages 6–10.

The Extincts by Veronica Cossanteli, illus. by Roman Muradov (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-403-9). Working at a farm, George encounters creatures supposedly extinct and mythical. Ages 8–12.

Gorillas Up Close by Christena Nippert-Eng (Apr. 19, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-091-8). Photos illustrate this examination of gorillas and their similarities to humans. Ages 8–12.

The Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-420-6) is the story of two kids, an evil magician, a merry band of pirates, and an unusual quest. Ages 8–12.

A Week Without Tuesday by Angelica Banks, illus. by Stevie Lewis (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-155-7). In this sequel to Finding Serendipity, Tuesday and her dog try to save all that they love. Ages 8–12.

The Haunting of Falcon House by Eugene Yelchin (June 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9845-7). When he goes to live on his family’s estate, a prince discovers a dark history and his grandfather’s legacy. Ages 9–12.

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain by John Boyne (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-030-7). In 1935 Austria, an orphan enters a dangerous world after moving in with his aunt, a servant of Hitler. Ages 10–14.

Falling into the Dragon’s Mouth by Holly Thompson, illus. by Matt Huynh (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-134-2). As an outsider, an American boy living in Japan deals with bullying. Ages 10–14.

Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-390-2). Set in Depression-era Virginia, this trlld of an orphan’s struggle to keep her siblings together. Ages 12–18.

The Last Place on Earth by Carol Snow (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-039-0).When her best friend goes missing, Daisy follows his trail into the wilderness—and makes an unexpected discovery. Ages 14–18.


The Book of Storms Trilogy continues with The Color of Darkness by Ruth Hatfield (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-001-7), ages 10–14. Dream On by Kerstin Gier, trans. by Anthea Bell (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-079-6), joins the Silver trilogy, ages 12–18. And Lynne Matson’s Nil trilogy closes with Nil on Fire (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-295-0), ages 14–18.


It’s Not Easy Being Number Three by Drew Dernavich (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-208-0). The number 3 tries different jobs in this story celebrating one’s special talents. Ages 3–7.

A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess, illus. by Claire Keane (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-081-9) ushers readers into a miniature world of fairies. Ages 3–7.

Let’s Go to the Hardware Store by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Melissa Iwai (Mar. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-8738-3). Siblings and their dad go to the hardware store to buy tools to fix up their house. Ages 4–7.

On the Farm, At the Market by G. Brian Karas (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9372-8) visits three farms to show the process by which produce goes from farm to table. Ages 5–9.

Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare by Gene Barretta (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9945-4) draws parallels between these two U.S. presidents. Ages 6–10.

ScrapKins: Junk Re-Thunk by Brian Yanish (Mar. 29, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-133-5) is a monster-themed guide to recycling trash into toys and art projects. Ages 6–10.

The Girl in the Tower by Lisa Schroeder, illus. by Nicoletta Ceccoli (Mar. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9513-5). When an evil queen casts a spell over the kingdom, a princess-in-training takes her down. Ages 8–12.

My Miserable Life by Francesca Lia Block, illus. by Edward Hemingway (June 28, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9628-6) presents the school journal of a boy determined to make his voice heard. Ages 8–12.

The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-332-2). A teen whose parents were murdered years is determined to find the culprit—who is determined to stop her. Ages 12–18.


Witherwood Reform School gains Lost & Found by Obert Skye, illus. by Keith Thompson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9880-8), ages 9–14.


Babies Ruin Everything by Matthew Swanson, illus. by Robbi Behr (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08057-8). A sister rethinks her belief that new brother is ruining her life. Ages 3–7.


Disaster Diaries by R. McGeddon greets Aliens! (May 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09088-1) and Zombies! (May 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09084-3), ages 8–12.


My First Alphabet Touch and Feel by Roger Priddy (July 19, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52012-0) features animal characters and different textures. Ages up to 3.

Counting Colors by Roger Priddy (July 12, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52014-4) includes photos of various objects and picture tabs. Ages up to 4.

First 100 Farm Words Lift-the-Flap by Roger Priddy (June 7, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52019-9). Kids lift flaps to discover farm animals and machines. Ages up to 4.

Nursery Rhymes by Roger Priddy (Mar. 8, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51963-6) is a touch-and-feel book of familiar rhymes. Ages up to 4.

Playtown: Emergency by Roger Priddy (June 7, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52009-0) focuses on emer gency workers and the machinery and vehicles they use. Ages 2–5.


Roger Priddy’s Baby’s First introduces Baby’s First 123 (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51951-3), Baby’s First Animals (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51952-0), Baby’s First Colors (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51949-0), and Baby’s First Words (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51950-6), ages 1–up. Easter by Priddy joins Chunky 3 Pack (Feb. 2, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51953-7), ages up to 3. New Little Friends Sound Books by Priddy are Colors (May 3, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52005-2) and Numbers (May 3, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52006-9), ages up to 3. Picture Play by Priddy serves up Mealtime (Apr. 12, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51961-2) and Playtime (Apr. 12, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51960-5), ages up to 3. And Priddy’s Playtown welcomes Noisy Playtown (May 3, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51958-2), ages up to 4.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook

Georgie and Friends: Where’s the Party? by Ruth Chan (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-269-9) introduces a series starring a cat who loves throwing parties for his friends. Ages 3–6.

Coyote Moon by Maria Gianferrari, illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-041-1). A mother coyote stalks prey to find food for her family in a suburban neighborhood. Ages 4–8.

There Is a Tribe of Kids by Lane Smith (May 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-056-5) is a story that plays with language as it follows a boy’s imaginative encounters with a variety of creatures. Ages 4–9.

I Am Pan by Mordicai Gerstein (Mar. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-035-0). Pan, the Greek god of the wild, creates pandemonium wherever he goes. Ages 5–9.

The Inn Between by Marina Cohen (Mar. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-202-6). Bizarre things happen to two girls stranded alone at a desert inn full of strange guests. Ages 8–12.

Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems by Bob Raczka (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-236-1). This compilation of shaped poems aims to show kids how to look at words and poetry in new ways. Ages 8–12.

Pete Milano’s Guide to Being a Movie Star by Tommy Greenwald, illus. by Rebecca Roher (Feb. 16, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-167-8). Class clown Pete is suddenly a big-time movie star in this spin-off of the Charlie Joe Jackson series. Ages 9–12.

Magellan: Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen (July 26, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-120-3). This adaptation of Bergreen’s adult book follows Magellan’s voyage around the globe. Ages 10–14.

Saving Montgomery Sole by Mariko Tamaki (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-271-2). An amulet and two friends interested in the paranormal help Monty find her place at school. Ages 12–18.

The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-373-3). After traveling through wormholes to her past, Gottie encounters long-lost boyfriends. Ages 12–18.

Stone Field by Christy Lenzi (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-069-5). In this reimagining of Wuthering Heights set before the Civil War, Catrina meets a stranger with no memory of who he is. Ages 14–18.


The Vault of Dreamers Trilogy continues with The Rule of Mirrors by Caragh M. O’Brien (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-940-5), ages 12–18.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/First Second

Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-081-7). After marauders trash his dungeon and take off with his friend Skeleton, Goblin must save the day. Ages 4–8.

Hippopotamister by John Patrick Green (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-200-2). When Hippo leaves the zoo, disguised as a human, he looks for a job where he can be himself. Ages 5–8.


Science Comics issues Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean by Maris Wicks (May 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-145-6) and Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers by MK Reed, illus. by Joe Flood (May 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-143-2), ages 9–13.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/Porter

The Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-153-1). On his first day on the job, a cement mixer learns that making mistakes isn’t always a bad thing. Ages 2–6.

The Airport Book by Lisa Brown (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-091-6) follows a family and its youngest member’s sock monkey touring the inner and outer workings of an airport. Ages 3–7.

Before I Leave by Jessixa Bagley (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-040-4). A hedgehog who must move away and her anteater friend find a way to make saying goodbye a bit easier. Ages 3–7.

Best Frints in the Whole Universe by Antoinette Portis (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-136-4). Two blobbies on the planet Boborp have their ups and downs, but always remain best frints. Ages 3–7.

Fish by Liam Francis Walsh (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-333-7). In this wordless tale, a boy’s fishing expedition with his dog has an alphabetical bent. Ages 3–8.

A Boy, a Ball, and a Dog by Gianna Marino (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-287-3). When a balloon floats into view, a boy and his dog become separated in this tale of lasting friendship. Ages 4–8.

Ideas Are All Around by Philip C. Stead (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-181-4). This tale of an author’s walk with his dog reveals where ideas come from and how powerful they can be. Ages 4–8.

Puppy! by Keith Graves (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-225-5). When a caveboy wants a puppy, nothing can stop him, even when that puppy turns out to be more than he bargained for. Ages 4–8.

Saturday by Ian Lendler and Serge Bloch (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-965-8). A boy describes a typical Saturday, illuminating why it’s his favorite day of the week. Ages 4–8.

School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex, illus. by Christian Robinson (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-964-1). In ths first-day tale, the school itself has the jitters. Ages 4–8.

When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons by Julie Fogliano, illus. by Julie Morstad (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-852-1) collects poems depicting the changing seasons. Ages 6–10.

Max by Sarah Cohen-Scali (July 19, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-071-8). In 1936 Nazi Germany, a boy is taught to be a perfect Aryan child, until a friendship with a Jewish boy challenges his teachings. Ages 15–18.


Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf: A Story About Bullying by Jeanie Franz Ransom, illus. by Jennifer Zivoin (Feb. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2048-9). This contemporary twist on a classic tale demonstrates that bullying can have surprising success. Ages 4–8.

Danny and the Blue Cloud: Coping with Childhood Depression by James M. Foley, illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez (Apr. 18, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2103-5). A friend helps Danny turn his cloud into a rainbow. Ages 4–8.

Emily Grace and the What Ifs: A Story for Children About Nighttime Fears by Lisa B. Gehring, illus. by Regina Flath (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2106-6), offers a story aimed at helping kids face their fears of the night. Ages 4–8.

Move Your Mood! A Guide for Kids About Mind-Body Connection by Brenda Miles, Colleen A. Patterson, and Holly Clifton-Brown (Apr. 18, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2112-7) shows how exercise can lift children’s moods. Ages 4–8.

Princess Penelopea Hates Peas: A Tale of Picky Eating and Avoiding Catastropeas by Susan D. Sweet and Brenda Miles, illus. by Valeria Docampo (Feb. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2046-5) is a story aimed at picky eaters. Ages 4–8.

Somebody Cares: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Neglect by Susan Farber Straus, illus. by Claire Keay (Mar. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2109-7; paper, $, ISBN 978-1-4338-2110-3) offers support to neglected children. Ages 6–11.

Learning to Plan and Be Organized: Enhancing Executive Function Skills in Kids with AD/HD by Kathleen G. Nadeau and Langdon Comee, illus. by Charles Beyl (June 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2217-9) outlines strategies for enhancing planning and organizing skills. Ages 8–12.


Mighty Colors (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3270-0) and Mighty Numbers (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3271-7) are concept books featuring Marvel Super Heroes, ages up to 3.

S Is for Super Hero by Clarissa Wong, illus. by Mirco Pierfederici (June 7, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-2358-6) is an alphabet book with die-cut letters to trace and flaps to lift. Ages 3–5.

Guardians of the Galaxy Hallo-scream Spook-tacular!!! by Tomas Palacios (July 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-3214-4) is a Halloween tale featuring these super heroes. Ages 6–8.


Breakfast with Neruda by Laura Moe (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-9219-5). A new friend helps Michael uncover the mysteries of his past in this novel identity, self-respect, and love. Ages 14–18.

Local Girl Swept Away by Ellen Wittlinger (June 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-8900-3). When their friend is carried out to sea, three teens struggle with their loss and with their secrets. Ages 14–18.

Mighty Media Kids

The Ugly Dumpling by Stephanie Campisi, illus. by Shahar Kober (Apr. 7, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-938063-67-1). A dumpling discovers its true identity on an adventure with a cockroach. Ages 2–8.


Monster & Me elects Monster Needs Your Vote by Paul Czajak, illus. by Wendy Grieb (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-938063-66-4), ages 2–7. And Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians issues Stingray City by Ellen Prager, illus. by Antonio Javier Caparo (May 3, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-938063-70-1), ages 8–12.


Brick by Brick by Giuliano Ferri (June 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-18-4). Animals use bricks that once divided them to construct a bridge to join their islands. Ages 3–5.

Mimi & Piggy’s Adventure in Venice by Chisato Tashiro (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-02-3). What happens when best friends get separated while visiting Venice? Ages 3–5.

Mr. Bear’s Animal Parade by Keiko Kaichi (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-988-8240-45-6). When a cub’s father leaves to deliver mail in the forest, he promises to bring something special home—but what? Ages 3–5.

“Oh, No,” Said Elephant by A.H. Benjamin, illus. by Alireza Goldouzian (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-07-8). Will Elephant’s suggestion of a new game to play fly with the other animals? Ages 3–5.

A Promise Is a Promise by Knister, illus. by Eve Tharlet (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-17-7). After a winter’s hibernation, a marmot befriends a dandelion outside his burrow. Ages 3–5.

Dwarf Nose by Wilhelm Hauff, trans. by Anthea Bell, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-13-9) presents a new rendition of this German fairy tale. Ages 7–up.


Yonezu board books offers Who Is Smiling? by Yusuke Yonezu (May 1, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-03-0), ages up to 3. And joining minedition minibooks is Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger (Apr. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-01-6), ages 7–up.


What Degas Saw by Samantha Friedman (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63345-004-2). This look at Paris through the eyes of Edgar Degas ties into the artist’s exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Ages 5–7.


The Requiem Red by Brynn Chapman (Mar. 16, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-85-7). A monster roams the halls and three girls are found dead in the sanitarium that a teen reluctantly calls home. Ages 12–up.

Emerge by Tobie Easton (Apr. 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-91-8). Lia, a member of a secret community of land-dwelling merfolk, falls in love with a human boy at her school. Ages 14–up.

Facsimile by Vicki L. Weavil (Apr. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-46-8). A teen must choose between fulfilling the dream that has sustained her and saving the planet she’s never considered home. Ages 14–up.

Fear My Mortality by Everly Frost (Apr. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-942664-87-1). To discover if her genes hold the key to mortality, Ava seeks answers from the boy who killed her brother. Ages 14–up.

There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane (Apr. 26, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-9968904-0-3). A teen living in a domed city protected from radiation suspects government secrets. Ages 14–up.


Order of the Krigers issues Rise by Jennifer Anne Davis (Feb. 29, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-942664-89-5), ages 12–up.


The Artifacts by Pete Catalano (Apr. 19, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-9968904-8-9). Classmates compete with each other and fictional villains to find an artifact that can help rewrite the endings of fairy tales. Ages 9–13.