My First Discoveries welcomes Cats by Pascale de Bourgoing, illus. by Henri Galeron (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-439-0), and How the Body Works (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-440-6) and Where Animals Hide (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-438-3) by Sylvaine Peyrols, ages 3–5; and Vincent Van Gogh by Jean-Philippe Chabot (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-85103-441-3), ages 5–8.

Morgan James KIDS

The Great Adventures of Piggy the Peruvian Guinea Pig by Sarah King (July 5, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-63047-568-0). Based on a true story, this introduces a pig who must conquer his fears to return home. Ages 4–7.

Pacha’s Pajamas: A Story Written by Nature by Aaron Ableman and Dave Room (Apr. 5, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63047-704-2). When plants and animals on Pacha’s jammies come alive in her dreams, she journeys with them to learn more about herself. Ages 7–12.

Mother Company

Miles Is a Mighty Brothersaurus by Samantha Kurtzman-Counter and Abbie Schiller (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-9894071-6-8). A middle child learns the rewards of being himself. Ages 4–6.



Kuma-Kuma Chan offers Kuma-Kuma Chan’s Home by Kazue Takahashi (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-940842-09-7), ages 3–5. And You Are My Best Friend by Tatsuya Miyanishi (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-940842-10-3) joins the Tyrannosaurus series, ages 5–7.

National Geographic Kids

Brave Like Me by Barbara Kerley (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2360-7). Two kids whose parents are away serving in the military star in this tale about bravery, transition, and separation. Ages 4–8.

Buddy Bison’s Yellowstone Adventure by Ilona E. Holland (Feb. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2297-6). In Yellowstone, a plush bison springs to life to help a girl find her missing brother. Ages 4–8.

National Geographic Kids Beginner’s United States Atlas (July 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2434-5) is an updated and redesigned edition of this reference volume. Ages 5–9.

Junior Ranger Activity Book: Puzzles, Games, Facts, and Tons More Fun Inspired by the U.S. National Parks! (Feb. 23, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2304-1) rounds up games, trivia, jokes, and facts inspired by the National Parks outdoor-based Junior Ranger Program. Ages 8–12.

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017 (May 10, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2417-8) contains 40% new content. Ages 8–12.

National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide USA Centennial Edition: The Most Amazing Sights, Scenes, and Cool Activities from Coast to Coast! (Feb. 9, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2314-0) includes photos, info on animals, lists, maps, and conservation tips. Ages 8–12.

Ocean Animals: Who’s Who in the Deep Blue by Johnna Rizzo (May 17, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2506-9). Photos illustrate this exploration of the world’s marine environments. Ages 8–12.

100 Things to Know Before You Grow Up by Lisa M. Gerry (Mar. 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2316-4) suggests tips, tricks, and skills for kids to master before turning 18. Ages 9–12.

Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs That Protect and Serve by Nancy Furstinger (Apr. 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2377-5). This sequel to Puppy Love spotlights photos and tales of canine bravery, heroism, and devotion. Ages 10–up.


National Geographic Kids Look and Learn gains Caterpillar to Butterfly (Feb. 9, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2306-5) and Farm Animals (Feb. 9, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2307-2), ages 2–5. New National Geographic Readers are Day and Night (Apr. 12, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2470-3), Follow Me: Animal Parents and Babies (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.90, ISBN 978-1-4263-2348-5; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2347-8) by Shira Evans, Dive, Dolphin (July 5, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2440-6), Peek, Otter (July 5, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2436-9), Play, Kitty! (May 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2409-3), and Trot, Pony! (May 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2413-0), ages 2–5; Giraffes (July 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2448-2), ages 4–6; and Bears (July 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2444-4), Ellis Island by E.A. Carney (Apr. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2341-6), and Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See by Libby Romero (July 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2500-7), ages 6–9. And Explore My World welcomes Dolphins (Mar. 8, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2318-8) and Planets (Mar. 8, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2322-5) by Becky Baines, Tigers by Jill Esbaum (July 12, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2426-0), and A Tree Grows Up by Marfe Ferguson Delano (July 12, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2429-1), ages 3–7.

Angry Birds Playground adds Animals: An Around-the-World Habitat Adventure (Apr. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2457-4) and Rain Forest: A Forest Floor to Treetop Adventure (Apr. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2458-1) by Jill Esbaum, Atlas: A Global Geography Adventure by Elizabeth Carney (Apr. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2459-8), and Esbaum’s Dinosaurs: A Prehistoric Adventure!, illus. by Franco Tempesta (Apr. 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2460-4), ages 4–8. Jump into Science lands Coral Reefs by Sylvia Earle (Mar. 8, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2364-5), Dirt by Steve Tomecek, illus. by Nancy Woodman (Mar. 8, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2362-1), Tomecek’s Sun (July 12, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2368-3), and Volcano! by Ellen J. Prager, illus. by Woodman (July 12, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2366-9), ages 4–8. National Geographic Little Kids releases First Big Book of Birds by Catherine D. Hughes (July 12, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2432-1) and First Big Book of How by Jill Esbaum (Mar. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2329-4), ages 4–8. Creativity Books presents Get Outside Creativity Book (Mar. 8, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2326-3), ages 6–9. And Holidays Around the World issues Celebrate Christmas: With Carols, Presents, and Peace (July 12, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2474-1), Celebrate Easter: With Colored Eggs, Flowers, and Prayer (Feb. 9, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2370-6), and Celebrate Hanukkah: With Lights, Latkes, and Dreidels (July 12, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2476-5) by Deborah Heiligman, ages 6–9.

National Geographic Kids Chapters greets Diving With Sharks! And More True Stories of Extreme Adventures! by Margaret Gurevich (July 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2461-1), Rascally Rabbits! And More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly by Aline Alexander Newman (Feb. 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2308-9), Rhino Rescue: And More True Stories of Saving Animals by Clare Hodgson Meeker (Feb. 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2311-9), and Together Forever: And More True Stories of Animal Friendships by Mary Quattlebaum (July 12, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2464-2), ages 7–10. Just Joking welcomes Cats (Mar. 8, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2327-0), ages 7–10. Awesome 8 debuts with Over 50 Picture-Packed Top 8 Lists (May 3, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2337-9), ages 8–12. New National Geographic Kids Everything continues with Robotics: All the Photos, Facts, and Fun to Make You Race for Robots by Jennifer Swanson (Mar. 8, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2331-7) and Sports: All the Photos, Facts, and Fun to Make You Jump! by Eric Zweig (Mar. 8, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2333-1), ages 8–12. The 125 series visits 125 Wacky Roadside Attractions (May 10, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2407-9), ages 8–12. And Real or Fake? kicks off with Far-Out Fibs, Fishy Facts, and Phony Photos to Test for the Truth by Emily Krieger (May 10, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2405-5), ages 8–12.

This or That adds This or That 4: Even More Wacky Choices to Reveal the Hidden You by Michelle Harris and Julie Beer (Apr. 12, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2345-4), ages 8–12. Joining Ultimate Explorer Field Guides are Birds by Beer (Feb. 9, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2299-0) and Rocks and Minerals by Nancy Honovich (Feb. 9, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2301-0), ages 8–12. Weird but True offers Ripped from the Headlines 3: Real-Life Stories You Have to Read to Believe (June 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2421-5), Gross: 300 Slimy, Sticky, and Smelly Facts (Mar. 8, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2335-5), Sports (May 31, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2467-3), and Sticker Doodle Book: Outrageous Facts, Awesome Activities, Plus Cool Stickers for Tons of Wacky Fun! (July 12, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2456-7), ages 8–12. And National Geographic Kids Mission picks up Panda Rescue: All About Pandas and How to Save Them by Kitson Jazynka (Mar. 8, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2088-0) and Shark Rescue: All About Sharks and How to Save Them by Ruth A. Musgrave (Mar. 8, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2090-3), ages 10–up.

Titles in Spanish

National Geographic Readers: Salta, Cachorrito (Jump, Pup!) by Susan B. Neuman (July 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2602-8) and Sigueme! (Follow Me!): Animales Papas y Bebes by Shira Evans (July 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2599-1), ages 2–5; Las Ranas (Frogs) by Elizabeth Carney (July 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2593-9), ages 4–6; Las Serpientes (Snakes) by Melissa Stewart (July 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2596-0), ages 5–8; and Los Animales Mas Mortales (Deadliest Animals) by Stewart (July 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2605-9), ages 6–9

National Trust

Castle Explorer: Knight Sticker & Activity Book (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-909881-62-4) and Flower Explorer: Sticker & Activity Book (June 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-909881-63-1) by Alice Lickens focus on the Middle Ages; and the world of flowers. Ages 3–6.

The Night-time Adventure Notebook: 50 Things to Do Before You’re 11 3/4 by (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-909881-48-8) outlines outdoor challenges to complete in the dark. Ages 6–10.

Natural History Museum, London

The Bumper Dinosaur Activity Book: Stickers, Games and Dino-Doodling Fun! (May 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-565-09358-7) features activities and facts about dinosaurs. Ages 4–6.

The Queen & Mr Brown: A Night in the Natural History Museum by James Francis Wilkins (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-565-09376-1). In this follow-up to A Day for Dinosaurs, Britain’s queen and her dog spend explore this London museum at night. Ages 4–7.

New Horizon


Small Horizons Let’s Talk adds Chiquita’s Children: Teaching Children About Foster Families by Jan Wolff and Cheryl Hanson, illus. by Lorraine Dey (June 14, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-88282-516-8), ages 4–9.

New York Review Books

Harrison Loved His Umbrella by Rhoda Levine, illus. by Karla Kuskin (May 17, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-59017-991-8). Harrison opens his umbrella indoors and out in this story first published in 1964. Ages 3–5.

Fletcher and Zenobia by Edward Gorey and Victoria Chess, illus. by Chess (Apr. 12, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-59017-963-5). In this friendship tale first released in 1967, a cat and a doll host a party in a tree. Ages 5–7.


Mayann’s Train Ride by Mayann Francis, illus. by Tamara Thiébaux-Heikalo (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-348-5). A girl visiting New York City loses her treasured purse on the subway. Ages 4–9.

The Thundermaker by Alan Syliboy (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-329-4). This Mi’kmaw artist tells of Little Thunder, whose father informs him of his responsibility for making thunder for his people. Ages 4–9.

Oak Island: And the Search for Buried Treasure by Joann Hamilton-Barry (Feb. 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-342-3) showcases the treasures rumored to be hidden on this Nova Scotia island. Ages 7–10.

Touch of Gold by Vivien Gorham (Feb. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-324-9). Friendless in a new town after her parents divorce, Jamie becomes enchanted with a palomino and the world of horseback riding. Ages 8–12.

Girl on the Run by B.R. Myers (Feb. 1, paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-352-2). When a track star’s scholarship dreams are dashed after her father dies, she is inspired to run again while working as a camp counselor. Ages 12–up.

NK Publications

Loukoumi in the Basket by Nick Katsoris (Feb. 2, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-9841610-8-9). The Easter Bunny teaches a lamb about helping others in this book benefitting the Loukoumi Make a Difference Foundation. Ages 4–8.

No Starch

Electronics for Kids: A Lighthearted Introduction by Oyvind Nydal Dahl (Mar. 25, paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-59327-725-3) examines electronic concepts and provides directions for completing projects. Ages 10–up.


Clap, Clap! by Madalena Matoso (Apr. 12, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-82-6) introduces sounds kids can make with their hands. Ages 3–5.

My Dad Used to Be So Cool by Keith Negley (May 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-94-9). As a new father reflects on no longer being cool, he realizes that his son still thinks he’s pretty awesome. Ages 3–5.

Dogs in Cars by Felix Massie, illus. by Emmanuelle Walker (July 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-87-1). Canines zoom about in autos in this caper that counts to 100. Ages 3–7.

Professor Astro Cat’s Atomic Adventure by Dominic Walliman, illus. by Ben Newman (May 10, hardcover, $24, ISBN 978-1-909263-60-4). This sequel to Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space teaches physics. Ages 7–11.

The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill (July 12, hardcover, $24, ISBN 978-1-909263-83-3) is an illustrated, modern retelling of Ernest Thompson Seton’s 1898 novel, Lobo, the King of Currumpaw. Ages 7–14.


One Day on Our Blue Planet presents One Day on Our Blue the Antarctic by Ella Bailey (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-909263-67-3), ages 3–7.



Explore Your World moves on with Explore Forces and Motion! With 25 Great Projects by Jennifer Swanson, illus. by Bryan Stone (June 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-351-5), ages 7–10. Build It Yourself offers Renewable Energy: Discover the Fuel of the Future by Joshua Sneideman and Erin Twamley, illus. by Heather Jane Brinesh (Apr. 12, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-356-0), ages 9–12. Girls in Science welcomes Engineering: Cool Women Who Design by Vicki V. May (Mar. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-341-6) and Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate by Anita Yasuda (Mar. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-346-1), both illus. by Allison Bruce, ages 9–12. And joining Inquire and Investigate are Chemistry: Investigate the Matter That Makes Up Your World by Carla Mooney, illus. by Samuel Carbaugh (May 10, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-361-4); and The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal by Marcia Amidon Lusted (Feb. 15, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-336-2) and Human Migration: Investigate the Global Journey of Humankind by Judy Dodge Cummings (July 12, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-371-3), both illus. by Tom Casteel, ages 12–15.


As Time Went By by José Sanabria (May 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4248-9). A steamship’s journey across time portrays the evolving functions of the vessel. Ages 4–8.

Babak the Beetle by Fred Paranuzzi, illus. by Andrée Prigent (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4251-9). When a beetle finds an egg, he’s determined to locate its owner. Ages 4–8.

Gordon and Tapir by Sebastian Meschenmoser (Apr. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4253-3) relays the tale of unlikely housemates: a particular penguin and an untidy tapir. Ages 4–8.

Heidi: Classic Edition by Johanna Spyri, illus. by Maja Dusíková (June 1, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-7358-4250-2). This picture-book version features new illustrations. Ages 4–8.

Mr. Hulot at the Beach by David Merveille (May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4254-0). Mr. Hulot visits the seashore in this follow-up to Hello, Mr. Hulot. Ages 4–8.


Little Owl returns in Owl Howl and the Blu-Blu by Paul Friester, illus. by Philippe Goosens (May 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4246-5), ages 4–8.



Somos8 introduces Searching by Olga de Dios (June 14, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-942929-8-9), ages 3–up; and Carlota Wouldn’t Say Boo by José Carlos Andrés, illus. by Emilio Urberuaga (June 14, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-942929-5-8), The Galinos by Luis Amavisca, illus. by Noemi Villamuza (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-942360-5-1), The Journey of Captain Scaredy Cat by José Carlos Andrés and Sonja Wimmer (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-943691-4-8), and Raccoon Wants to Be First by Susanna Isern, illus. by Leire Salaberria (May 10, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-943691-7-9), ages 4–up. And Egalité greets Princess Li / La princesa Li by Luis Amavisca, illus. by Elena Rendeiro (May 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-944137-4-2), ages 4–up.


Beach Baby by Laurie Elmquist, illus. by Elly MacKay (Apr. 5, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0954-3) spotlights a baby’s day at the beach. Ages up to 3.

My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith, illus. by Julie Flett (Mar. 1, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0957-4) encourages children to cherish the moments that bring them joy. Ages up to 5.

Duke’s Den by Becky Citra (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0901-7). After her parents separate, Amelia grows close to her new neighbors: a couple with a menagerie of exotic animals. Ages 8–11.

Everyday Hero by Kathleen Cherry (Mar. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0982-6). A rule-loving girl with Asperger’s syndrome resolves to help a friend who runs away, even if it means breaking the rules. Ages 8–11.

Forensics Squad Unleashed by Monique Polak (Mar. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0979-6). A girl attending a summer forensics camp uses her newfound skills to solve a real-life mystery. Ages 8–11.

Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community by Robin Stevenson (Apr. 19, paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0993-2) examines the genesis and meaning of Pride events for the LGBT community. Ages 9–13.

Away Running by David Wright and Luc Bouchard (Apr. 12, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1046-4). Will two friends get involved when racial tensions cause riots among their football teammates? Ages 12–up.

Rodent by Lisa J. Lawrence (Mar. 22, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0976-5). Assigned to a writing project after punching a schoolmate, a teen discovers her talent for writing. Ages 12–up.

Spirit Level by Sarah N. Harvey (Feb. 2, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0816-4). Things get complicated when a girl feeling adrift tracks down her half-siblings. Ages 12–up.


Kass Reich’s Hamsters return in Hamsters on the Go (Mar. 8, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1016-7), ages up to 3. Joining Just Enough is What Happens When a Loved One Dies? Our First Talk About Death by Jillian Roberts, illus. by Cindy Revell (Apr. 5, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0945-1), ages 3–6. Lucy Tries Sports picks up Lucy Tries Soccer by Lisa Bowes, illus. by James Hearne (Apr. 26, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1022-8), ages 4–8. Orca Echoes welcomes Justine McKeen, Bottle Throttle by Sigmund Brouwer, illus. by Dave Whamond (Mar. 28, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0731-0) and Salamander Rescue by Pamela McDowell, illus. by Kasia Charko (Apr. 26, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1123-2), ages 7–9. Dirk Daring, Secret Agent is back in Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Helaine Becker (Feb. 9, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1038-9), ages 8–11. Tank & Fizz return in The Case of the Battling Bots by Liam O’Donnell, illus. by Mike Deas (Feb. 23, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0813-3), ages 8–11. And Orca Footprints continues with Deep Roots: How Trees Sustain Our Planet by Nikki Tate (Feb. 9, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0582-8), ages 8–12.

Orca Origins celebrates Passover: Festival of Freedom by Monique Polak (Feb. 16, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0990-1), ages 9–12. Orca Currents flows on with Camp Disaster by Frieda Wishinsky (Apr. 26, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1114-0), Leggings Revolt by Monique Polak (Apr. 19, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1189-8), Lost by John Wilson (Mar. 22, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1195-9), and On Cue by Cristy Watson (Mar. 22, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1105-8), ages 10–14. Orca Sports scores Centerville by Jeff Rud (Apr. 12, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1031-0), ages 10–up. Orca Limelights adds Breaking Big by Penny Draper (Mar. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0923-9), Stepping Out by Laura Langston (Feb. 16, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0895-9), and Upstaged by Patricia McCowan (Apr. 12, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1004-4), ages 11–14. Joining Orca Soundings is Scam by Lesley Choyce (Apr. 26, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1174-4) and Under Threat by Robin Stevenson (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1131-7), ages 12–up. And Trial by Fire is a new Riley Donovan Mystery by Norah McClintock (Apr. 19, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0936-9), ages 12–up.

Orca/Second Story


Rosie the Red stars in Being Me by Rosemary McCarney, illus. by Yvonne Cathcart (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-927583-93-7), ages 4–7. And I’m a Great Little Kid by Kathryn Cole, illus. by Qin Leng, issues Sign Up Here: A Story About Friendship (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-927583-90-6), A Tattle-Tell Tale: A Story About Getting Help (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-927583-92-0), and That Uh-Oh Feeling: A Story About Touch (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-927583-91-3), ages 5–8.


Where Are You Little Red Ball? by Patricia Côté, illus. by Yayo (Feb. 15, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-926890-12-8) follows the adventures of a runaway ball. Ages 2–4.

Caravaggio: Signed in Blood by Mark David Smith (Feb. 19, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-896580-05-0). In 17th-century Rome, an indentured servant accused of murder turns to this painter for help. Ages 12–15.

Frame and the McGuire by Joanna M. Weston (Feb. 15, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-896580-59-3). Siblings investigate the discovery of Uncle Tam’s body in the river. Ages 12–15.

Orca/Wandering Fox


Grim Hill by Linda DeMeulemeester offers The Secret of Grim Hill (Feb. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-074-7) and The Secret Deepens (Apr. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-094-5), ages 9–12. The Shenanigans introduces Panama Pursuit by Andreas Oertel (Apr. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-097-6), ages 9–12. And Fields of Conflict issues Battle Scars: The American Civil War, Part Two by John Wilson (Apr. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-093-8), ages 12–14.


Blanche Hates the Night by Sibylle Delacroix (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-158-9). A bedtime-averse girl finally falls asleep. Ages 3–7.

Frank and Laverne, ed. by Jennifer Stokes, illus. by by Dave Whamond (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-145-9), is the tale of a dog and cat with opposing points of view. Ages 3–7.

Mom, Dad, Our Books, and Me by Danielle Marcotte, illus. by Josée Bisaillon (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-201-2), offers a celebration of reading. Ages 3–7.

Skunk on a String by Thao Lam (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-131-2). A skunk expands his horizons and overcomes adversity. Ages 3–7.

A Dog Day for Susan by Maureen Fergus, illus. by Monica Arnaldo (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-144-2). A pampered pooch learns to shed her airs and embrace her inner dog. Ages 4–7.

My House Is Alive! The Weird and Wonderful Sounds Your House Makes by Scot Ritchie (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-136-7) explains the scientific reason for noises kids hear in houses. Ages 4–7.

Maya by Mahak Jain, illus. by Elly MacKay (Apr. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-100-8). When the electricity’s out, Maya’s imagination helps assuage her grief over her father’s death and fear of the dark. Ages 4–8.

The Artist and Me by Shane Peacock, illus. by Sophie Casson (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-138-1), is the fictional confession of a boy in Arles who mocked van Gogh for being different. Ages 5–9.

Worms for Breakfast: How to Feed a Zoo by Helaine Becker, illus. by Kathy Boake (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-105-3), explores the eating habits of carnivores, omnivores, and insectivores. Ages 7–10.

Half-Truths and Brazen Lies: An Honest Look at Lying by Kira Vermond, illus. by Clayton Hanmer (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-146-6) examines anecdotes and analyses about lying. Ages 8–12.


You Are debuts with You Are One by Sara O’Leary, illus. by Karen Klassen (Mar. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-072-8), ages up to 3. And Wildlife Rescue welcomes Orangutan Orphanage by Suzi Eszterhas (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-141-1), ages 7–10.

Pajama Press

Ben Says Goodbye by Sarah Ellis, illus. by Kim La Fave (Feb. 26, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-927485-79-8). When his friend moves away, Ben moves into a “cave” under the kitchen table until he’s ready to emerge. Ages 3–6.

Going for a Sea Bath by Andrée Poulin, illus. by Anne-Claire Delisle (Mar. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-927485-92-7). When a girl complains that bath time is boring, the tub fills with sea creatures. Ages 4–7.

Elliot by Julie Pearson, illus. by Manon Gauthier (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-927485-85-9). A foster child finally finds stability with an adoptive family. Ages 5–8.

Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants and their Rescue from Captivity by Rob Laidlaw, illus. by Brian Deines (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-927485-77-4), is the true account of three ailing elephants’ journey from a Canadian zoo to a California sanctuary. Ages 6–9.

A Year of Borrowed Men by Michelle Barker, illus. by Renne Benoit (May 3, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-927485-83-5), tells of a German family’s kindness to French prisoners of war during WWII. Ages 6–9.

Evie Brooks in Central Park Showdown by Sheila Agnew (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-927485-93-4). Happily living with her veterinarian uncle, Evie is upset when her long-lost father seeks custody. Ages 9–12.

Pan Macmillan

Cinderella’s (Not So) Ugly Sisters: The TRUE Fairytale! by Gillian Shields, illus. by Berengere Delaporte (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4050-2162-3). In this version, it’s Cinderella who’s nasty. Ages 3–5.

The Flying Bath by Julia Donaldson, illus. by David Roberts (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7711-8). When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys take off in their flying tub. Ages 3–5.

Jack and the Flumflum Tree by Julia Donaldson, illus. by David Roberts (May 1, Board Book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-8549-6). Jack goes in search of the fruit of a flumflum tree to cure Granny’s case of the moozles. Ages 3–5.

The Emperor of Absurdia by Chris Riddell (May 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-1373-5). A boy tumbles into a dreamland where trees are birds, umbrellas are trees, and snoring fish fill the sky. Ages 3–7.

Wendel and the Robots by Chris Riddell (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-1374-2). A young inventor creates a robot that takes over his workshop. Ages 3–7.

The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird (Apr. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-6717-1). When his grandfather collapses, a skilled young Ethiopian runner must run 20 miles to find help. Ages 7–9.

Rag, Tag and Bobtail and Other Magical Stories by Enid Blyton (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-1084-0) compiles 30 tales about magical adventures, naughty children, and charming animals. Ages 7–10.


New Flip and Find titles by Samantha Meredith are Builders (May 1, Board Book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7714-9), Doctors (May 1, Board Book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7716-3), Farmers (May 1, Board Book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7715-6), and Pilots (May 1, Board Book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7717-0), ages up to 4. Marion Billet’s Whizzy Wheels rolls on with My First Camper Van (July 1, Board Book, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0426-9), ages up to 4; and My First London Whizzy Wheels: Four Vehicle-Shaped Board Books in a Carry Case (May 1, Board Book, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0459-7), ages 2–5. Hello! greets School by Angie Rozelaar (June 1, Board Book, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-6693-8), ages up to 5; and Farm by Mélanie Combes (June 1, Board Book, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7719-4), ages 2–5. Noisy Books travels to Noisy London by Marion Billet (May 1, Board Book, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0445-0), ages 2–5. Jelly features Jelly Breaks the Mould by Candy Guard (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-5616-8), ages 9–12. Anna Wilson’s Kitten Chaos debuts with Kitten Catastrophe (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0466-5), The Kitten Hunt (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0462-7), and Kitten Wars (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0464-1), ages 9–12. And Travis Delaney Investigates by Kevin Brooks offers The Ultimate Truth (Apr. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-3896-6) and The Danger Game (June 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-3897-3), ages 10-14.


Fuzzy Baseball by John Steven Gurney (May 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-477-0). Two rival animal teams take to the diamond. Ages 6–10.

The Only Living Boy: Prisoner of the Patchwork Planet (Mar. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-443-5; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-442-8) and Beyond Sea and Sky (July 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-474-9; paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-473-2) by David Gallaher, illus. by Steve Ellis, launch a series about a boy who becomes stranded on a patchwork planet after running away. Ages 7–10.

The Sisters: Like a Family by Christophe Cazenove, illus. by William Maury (June 14, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-470-1; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-493-0) debuts a series about the ups and downs of having a sister. Ages 7–11.

Pig Goat Banana Cricket: Orgle Borgle Selfie Simple-Dee-Doo! by Eric Esquivel, illus. by Andreas Schuster (May 31, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-483-1; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-482-4) starts up a graphic-novel series featuring these Nickelodeon characters. Ages 8–12.


Disney Graphic Novels welcomes Minnie and Daisy BFF (July 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-472-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-471-8), ages 6–10; and X-Mickey: In the Mirror by Bruno Enna, illus. by Alessandro Perina (Mar. 29, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-447-3; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-446-6), ages 6–11.

The Garfield Show spotlights Stink, Stank, Stunk by Jim Davis and Cedric Michiels, illus. by Ellipsanime and Dargaud Media (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-450-3), ages 6–11. Joining Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels is The Mystery of the Pirate Ship by Geronimo Stilton (Apr. 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-451-0), ages 7–11. Doctor Smurf by Peyo (Feb. 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-434-3; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-433-6) joins The Smurfs Graphic Novels, ages 7–11. Breadwinner continues with Buhdeuce Rocks the Rocket: Buhdeuce Alone by Stefan Petrucha, illus. by Allison Strejlau (Feb. 16, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-438-1; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-437-4), ages 8–12. Harvey Beaks returns in It’s Crazy Time by Petrucha, illus. by Andreas Schuster (June 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-469-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-468-8), ages 8–12. Sanjay and Craig reappear in Story Time with Sanjay and Craig by Eric Esquivel, illus. by James Kaminski, Sam Spina, and Kelsey Wroten (May 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-463-3; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-464-0), ages 8–12. And Nancy Drew Diaries continues with Nancy Drew Diaries #7 by Stefan Petrucha, illus. by Sho Murase (May 17, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-462-6), ages 10–18.


Baby Present by Rachel Neumann, photos by Ericka McConnell (June 14, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-941529-24-9) features photos of babies who are smiling and making eye contact with young readers. Ages up to 3.

Paul Dry

Beatrice Bunson’s Guide to Romeo and Juliet: A Novel by Paula Marantz Cohen (Mar. 15, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-58988-105-1). A supportive young teacher helps a girl whose life is in flux to understand Shakespeare, and the Bard in turn helps her and her classmates understand themselves. Ages 10–14.


Big City Explorer by Maggie Li (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-274-8). Penguin tours 28 cities of the world. Ages 4–7.

How to Be a Cowboy by Alice Lickens (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-241-0) rounds up facts and activities for aspiring cowpokes. Ages 4–7.

Robots: 6 Robots to Make and Decorate by Roberto Stelzer (June 1, board book, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-310-3) includes three robot models to assemble and decorate with stickers. Ages 6–10.

Cool Nature: 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages by Amy-Jane Beer (June 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-910232-25-5) is a guide to animals and the world of nature. Ages 8–12.


In the Wind by Elizabeth Spurr and Manelle Oliphant (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-854-7). On a windy day, a girl who makes, flies, and loses her kite receives something special. Ages up to 3.

A Friend for Mole by Nancy Armo (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-865-3). Two new animals learn that friends are all they need to conquer their fears. Ages 2–6.

Little One by Jo Weaver (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-924-7). A bear cub and his mother discover the world throughout the seasons. Ages 3–7.

Little Red by Bethan Woollvin (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-917-9). This retelling of “Little Red Riding Hood” introduces a feisty, modern heroine. Ages 5–9.

The Sound of All Things by Myron Uhlberg, illus. by Ted Papoulas (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-833-2). A boy tries to describe sounds to his two deaf parents through sign language. Ages 6–10.

Child of Spring by Farhana Zia (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-904-9). In a contemporary Indian village, a girl finds a way to improve the lives of her less privileged friends. Ages 8–12.

The Somewhat True Adventures of Sammy Shine by Henry Cole (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-866-0). When his plane lands in the woods, new friends to help a stuffed animal get home. Ages 8–12.

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl by Melissa Keil, illus. by Mike Lawrence (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-905-6). Alba wants to stop time so she can stay in her town forever, but the end of the world might force her to confront her future. Ages 12–up.


Stanley stars in Stanley the Mailman by William Bee (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-867-7), ages 3–7. And Alex T. Smith’s Claude returns in Claude in the Country (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-918-6), ages 7–9.


I Bee the Bee by Joe Milligan, illus. by Alejandro Raymond (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2201-6). A bee who wants to be something exciting realizes being the best bee he can be is better than anything. Ages up to 3.

Parade by Alexi Braud (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2148-4). When he decides he wants a parade, a mouse sets one in motion—and other animals join in. Ages up to 3.

The Prehistoric Games by Janet Lawler, illus. by Martin Davey (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2138-5). Dinosaurs compete for gold medals. Ages up to 3.

Hercules on the Bayou by Connie Collins Morgan, illus. by Herb Leonhard (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2185-9) presents a Cajun reimagining of the Hercules legend. Ages 3–up.

Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables by Lashon Daley, illus. by Emile Henriquez (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2112-5). A man brings food and song to the city. Ages 5–up.

Savannah Scavenger Hunt by Chris Sergi (Feb. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2152-1). This book about Savannah, Georgia, offers travel tips, historical info, and activities. Ages 6–up.

Bayou Bogeyman Presents: Hoodoo and Voodoo by Laura Roach Dragon (Apr. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2173-6). A camping trip turns nightmarish when a bogeyman shows up. Ages 8–up.

Lone Star Legacy: The Texas Rangers Then and Now by Melanie Chrismer (Apr. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2104-0) is a history of the Texas Rangers law-forcement organization. Ages 8–up.

Uncle Drew and the Bat Dodger by Thomas Cochran (May 2, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2209-2). A love of baseball creates a bond between a white boy and an elderly African-American man. Ages 8–up.

Disappearance of Amanda Wrenn by Joyce A. Stengel (Apr. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2166-8). A girl moves to a home haunted by a ghost that resembles her dead sister. Ages 9–up.

Penguin Australia


Our Australian Girl: Marly by Alice Pung introduces Meet Marly (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-330849-2), Marly’s Business (May 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-330850-8), Marly and the Goat (June 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-330851-5), and Marly Walks on the Moon (July 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-330852-2), ages 8–12.

Penguin New Zealand

The Boring Book by Vasanti Unka (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-14-350575-4). What happens when words escape from a book? Ages 3–5.

First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary’s Amazing Everest Adventure by David Hill, illus. by Phoebe Morris (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-14-350687-4), recounts this explorer’s ascent of Everest. Ages 3–10.

Awakening by Natalie King (Apr. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-14-357079-0). When Zelie pulls a necklace out of a lake, she discovers that a boy’s soul has been trapped in it since 1918. Ages 12–up.

Penguin UK


Ladybird Tales releases Peter and the Wolf (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9448-1) and Snow White and Rose Red (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9447-4), ages 5–7; and Classic Stories to Share (June 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9906-6), ages 5–8. New Ladybird Classics by Desmond Dunkerley are King Arthur (Apr. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9560-0) and Robin Hood (Apr. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9559-4), ages 5–8. Ladybird Histories greets Ancient Greeks (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9443-6) and Anglo-Saxons (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9442-9), ages 7–9. And Adventure from History continues with The Story of Nelson by L. du Garde Peach (Apr. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7232-9799-4), ages 8–12.

Penguin UK/Puffin


Spy Dog welcomes Spy Cat: Safari by Andrew Cope (May 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-135718-8), ages 7–12.

Penguin Young Readers

Vroom, Zoom, Bud by Patricia Lakin, illus. by Cale Atkinson (Mar. 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48833-2; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48832-5). Distracted by a mud puddle, Bud the car loses the race. Ages 5–6.

Hedge-Hedgey-Hedgehogs (Mar. 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48975-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48974-2) and Slow, Slow Sloths (July 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54117-9) by Bonnie Bader compile photos and facts about these creatures. Ages 6–7.

Giraffes by Jennifer Dussling (July 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48970-4) examines the tallest animals on earth. Ages 6–8.

The Tale of Beatrix Potter (July 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-241-24954-3) follows the life of the creator of Peter Rabbit. Ages 6–8.

Thomas Edison and His Bright Idea by Patricia Brennan Demuth, illus. by Jez Tuya (July 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48831-8), chronicles Edison’s life and discoveries. Ages 6–8.

U.S. Women’s Soccer: Go for Gold! (June 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54224-4) and U.S. Women’s Soccer: Go for Gold! (June 14, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54223-7) by Heather Alexander profile the 2016 Olympic teams. Ages 6–8.


Tiny returns in Tiny Goes to the Movies (July 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48296-5) and Tiny Saves the Day (Mar. 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48294-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48293-4) by Cari Meister, illus. by Rich Davis, ages 5–6. Angelina Ballerina stars in Angelina Ballerina and the Flower Garden (Feb. 9, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49006-9), ages 6–7. Strawberry Shortcake is back in The Butterfly Parade by Mickie Matheis, illus. by Laura Thomas (Mar. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49008-3), ages 6–7. Mo reappears in Get a Hit, Mo! by David A. Adler, illus. by Sam Ricks (Feb. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01632-7), ages 6–7. Spring Cleaning by Dori Chaconas, illus. by Lisa McCue (Mar. 22, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48126-5), joins Cork and Fuzz, ages 6–8. And new Smithsonian titles are The Buzz on Insects by Gina Shaw (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49023-6; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49022-9), ages 6–8; and The Star-Spangled Banner by Nancy Lambert (June 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99608-9), ages 8–9.


Rocks Fall Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42868-8). In this paranormal novel, a boy can reach inside people and steal their innermost feelings, memories, and love. Ages 12–up.

Where Futures End by Parker Peevyhouse (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4160-7) collects five time-spanning, interconnected science-fiction novellas. Ages 12–up.


The Forbidden Library continues with The Palace of Glass by Django Wexler (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3978-9), ages 10–up.


The Importance of Being 3 by Lindsay Ward (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42869-5). A trio of kids celebrates being three years old. Ages up to 3.

The Best Days Are Dog Days by Aaron Meshon (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42817-6). A pup and his young mistress enjoy the same things, in different ways. Ages 3–5.

Captain Jack and the Pirates by Peter Bently, illus. by Helen Oxenbury (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42950-0). The boys from King Jack and the Dragon set sail on an imaginary voyage. Ages 3–5.

Hoot and Peep by Lita Judge (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42837-4). A young owl teaches her practical older brother about the power of imagination. Ages 3–5.

Maggi and Milo Make New Friends by Juli Brenning, illus. by Priscilla Burris (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3776-1). The stars of Maggi and Milo have a playground adventure. Ages 3–5.

More Than Enough by April Halprin Wayland, illus. by Katie Kath (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4126-3). After preparing for Passover, siblings have a sleepover at Nana’s. Ages 3–5.

The Not So Quiet Library by Zachariah OHora (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4140-9). A monster interrupts two brothers’ quiet time at the library. Ages 3–5.

Poor Little Guy by Elanna Allen (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42825-1). A tiny blowfish has a surprise for the bigger ocean creatures who think he might taste good. Ages 3–5.

Stop Following Me, Moon! by Darren Farrell (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4159-1). Guilty after purloining other animals’ food, a hungry bear runs away from the moon. Ages 3–5.

Super Jumbo by Fred Koehler (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3923-9). Little Jumbo helps a friend in need in this companion to How to Cheer Up Dad. Ages 3–5.

The Forgetful Knight by Michelle Robinson, illus. by Fred Blunt (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4067-9). The narrator can’t recall all the details in this sendup of the classic knight-and-dragon story. Ages 4–8.

Lion Lessons by Jon Agee (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3908-6). A meek and scrawny boy does his best to learn how to become a proper lion. Ages 4–8.

The Magical Fantastical Fridge by Harlan Coben, illus. by Leah Tinari (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42803-9). When his wish to escape chores is granted, Walden is swooped into one of his own drawings on the fridge. Ages 4–8.

Bea Garcia, Artist: My Life in Pictures by Deborah Zemke (Mar. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4154-6). In this debut title of an illustrated series, Bea’s pictures help her cope with her best friend’s move. Ages 6–8.

Echo Echo: Reverso Poems About the Greek Myths by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Josee Masse (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3992-5). This follow-up to Mirror Mirror and Follow Follow reveals the dual points of view in well-known legends. Ages 6–9.

Brothers Unite by Justin LaRocca Hansen (July 5, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4094-5). Two brothers who discover magical objects become superheroes in this graphic-novel trilogy debut. Ages 8–12.

Little Dee and the Penguin by Christopher Baldwin (Apr. 5, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4108-9). In this graphic novel, after Dee’s park ranger father dies, she joins animals on an around-the-world adventure. Ages 8–12.

Mutt’s Promise by Julie Salamon, illus. by Jill Weber (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42778-0). Can two puppies trapped in the barn of a puppy mill escape and find their way home? Ages 8–12.

Pilfer Academy: A School So Bad It’s Criminal by Lauren Magaziner (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3919-2). A mischievous boy must steal his way out of a secret school for thieves. Ages 8–12.

The Gallery by Laura Marx Fitzgerald (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42865-7). Martha tackles an art mystery during the Roaring Twenties in this follow-up to Under the Egg. Ages 9–12.

Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts by Susan Cain with Gregory Mone and Erica Moroz, illus. by Grant Snider (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4060-0). This adaptation of Cain’s adult book, Quiet, addresses the strengths and challenges of being introverted. Ages 10–up.

When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3816-4). When Ben’s life once again begins to unravel, a stray dog helps him discover his place in the world. Ages 10–up.

Dreamers Often Lie by Jacqueline West (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3863-8). After a high-school actress fractures her skull, she’s afraid to admit that she’s hallucinating about Shakespeare. Ages 12–up.

The Inside of Out by Jenn Marie Thorne (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4058-7). When her best friend Hannah comes out, Daisy’s decision to lead a campaign for gay rights spins out of control. Ages 12–up.

Marked by Jenny Martin (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42871-8). Rebellion leader Cash is missing in this sequel to the sci-fi novel Tracked. Ages 12–up.

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42818-3). An agoraphobic boy is at the center of this friendship story about the various facades people use to hide behind. Ages 14–up.

Summer in the Invisible City by Juliana Romano (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42917-3). Sadie is hurt by those she loves in this novel of self-discovery, first love, and family. Ages 14–up.

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4048-8). This mystery about two very different girls and the boy caught between them questions who’s lying. Ages 14–up.


Mr. Pants is back in Camping Catastrophe by Scott McCormick, illus. by R.H. Lazzell (June 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42812-1), ages 5–8. And Hamster Princess returns in Of Mice and Magic by Ursula Vernon (Mar. 15, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3984-0), ages 8–12.

Board Book Reprint

Extraordinary Jane by Hannah E. Harrison (June 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99445-0), ages up to 2.


Finding Dory Memory Games: Over 20 Fun Games by Edda USA (Apr. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-940787-41-1) contains games aimed at challenging and enhancing one’s memory. Ages 6–10.

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99482-5). When a kind WWI vet is suspected in a girl’s disappearance, Annabelle finds the courage to speak out against injustice. Ages 8–12.

Summerlost by Ally Condie (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18719-3). In Condie’s middle-grade debut, a girl recovering from a family tragedy meets a new friend and discovers a mystery. Ages 10–up.

All Better Now: My Life As the Thank-God-She-Got-Hit-by-a-Car Girl by Emily Wing Smith (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42624-0). This memoir recounts Smith’s recovery from a childhood brain tumor, which was only discovered following a near-fatal car accident. Ages 12–up.

Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99458-0). At a cheerleading and athletic training camp, a girl faces big decisions when her rape results in pregnancy. Ages 14–up.

The Way He Lived by Emily Wing Smith (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18722-3). This novel about a kind, gay teen who died saving someone he loved is told in the voices those who knew him best. Ages 14–up.


Theodore Boone reappears in The Scandal by John Grisham (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42639-4), ages 8–12.

Penguin/Grosset & Dunlap

The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s ABC by Eric Carle (May 10, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53999-2) is an alphabet book starring this character. Ages up to 3.

Baby Orca by Mary Batten, illus. by Chris Rallis (Feb. 23, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48839-4) spotlights a young whale in the Pacific Ocean. Ages 3–5.

The Bug Book by Sue Fliess (Feb. 23, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48935-3). Photos illustrate this rhyming introduction to bugs. Ages 3–5.

First Grade, Here I Come! by D.J. Steinberg, illus. by Tracy Bishop (June 28, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48921-6). This anthology of school poems is a follow-up to Kindergarten, Here I Come! Ages 4–6.

Blacktop: Justin (June 7, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99562-4) and Janae (June 7, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99564-8) by LJ Alonge, illus. by Raul Allen, launch a series centering on five city kids who form a pick-up basketball team. Ages 12–up.

Shadows of the Dark Crystal #1 by J.M. Lee, illus. by Brian Froud (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48289-7) launches a prequel series to Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal. Ages 12–up.


Ella the Elephant stars in Ella and the Mother’s Day Surprise (Mar. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99498-6) and Ella’s Got Talent (Mar. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99499-3), ages 3–5. New Octonauts tie-ins are Kwazii’s Pirate Book of Sea Monsters (Feb. 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99502-0) and Octonauts, Let’s Do This! (Feb. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99501-3), ages 3–5. The Night Before by Natasha Wing, illus. by Amy Wummer, offers The Night Before Class Picture Day (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48902-5), The Night Before Preschool (May 10, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54228-2), and The Night Before the New Pet (Feb. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48903-2), ages 3–5. New Skylanders tie-ins are The Skylanders’ Day Off by Ray Santos (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53941-1) and SuperCharged Race by Hannah S. Campbell (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99504-4), ages 3–5. Spring Bee by Jordan London (Feb. 16, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99500-6) is based on Disney Junior’s The Hive, ages 3–5. And Broadway Doggie by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Sebastien Braun (Feb. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48875-2), joins Magic Bone, ages 6–8.

Curious About picks up Curious About Fossils by Kate Waters (Mar. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49019-9), Curious About Money by Mary E. Reid (June 14, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99606-5), and Curious About Pluto by James Buckley Jr. (June 14, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54218-3), ages 6–8. Undead Pets picks up Gasp of the Ghoulish Guinea Pig by Sam Hay, illus. by Simon Cooper (Mar. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49003-8), ages 6–8. The Haunted Library checks out The Ghost in the Tree House by Dori Hillestad Butler, illus. by Aurore Damant (Mar. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48941-4; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48940-7), ages 6–8. George Brown, Class Clown releases It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Toiletman! by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Aaron Blecha (Feb. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48285-9), ages 6–8. Never Box with a Kangaroo by Krulik, illus. by Sebastien Braun (June 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48876-9), joins Magic Bone, ages 6–8. Here’s Hank continues with You Can’t Drink a Meatball Through a Straw (Mar. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48659-8) and The Soggy, Foggy Campout (July 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48661-1) by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, illus. by Scott Garrett, ages 6–8. And Beasts of Olympus roars on with Centaur School by Lucy Coats, illus. by Brett Bean (Apr. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99505-1), ages 7–9.

Recipe for Adventure cooks up Philadelphia! by Giada De Laurentiis, illus. by Francesca Gambatesa (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48396-2), ages 7–9. Lin Oliver’s The Fantastic Frame debuts with Danger! Tiger Crossing (Apr. 26, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48087-9) and Splat! Another Messy Sunday (Apr. 26, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48089-3), ages 7–9. Jack & Louisa continues with Jack & Louisa, Act 2 by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-448-47840-1), ages 8–12. Mask of Power concludes with Eruptor Meets the Nightmare (May 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99604-1) and Trigger Happy Targets the Evil Kaos (May 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99605-8) by Onk Beakman, ages 8–12.

What Are...? adds What Are the Summer Olympics? by Gail Herman, illus. by Stephen Marchesi and Kevin McVeigh (Mar. 22, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48834-9), ages 8–12. What Is...? offers What Is the Declaration of Independence? by Michael Harris, illus. by Jerry Hoare and Kevin McVeigh (May 10, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48692-5), ages 8–12. What Were...? releases What Were the Twin Towers? by Jim O’Connor, illus. by Ted Hammond (May 10, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48785-4), ages 8–12. What’s Up...? lands What’s Up in the Gobi Desert by Ginjer L. Clarke (Mar. 15, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48104-3), ages 8–12. Joining Where Is...? are Where Is Alcatraz? by Nico Medina, illus. by David Groff (May 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48883-7) and Where Is the Amazon? by Sarah Fabiny, illus. by Daniel Colon (May 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48826-4), ages 8–12. Who Is...? welcomes Elton John? by Kirsten Anderson, illus. by Joseph J. M. Qiu and Nancy Harrison (Mar. 22, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48846-2), ages 8–12. And Who Was...? greets Who Was Alexander the Great? by Kathryn Waterfield and Robin Waterfield, illus. by Andrew Thomson (June 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48423-5), Who Was Joan of Arc? by Pamela D. Pollack and Meg Belviso, illus. by Thomson and Harrison (Mar. 22, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48304-7), and Who Was Jules Verne? by James Buckley, illus. by Harrison (June 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48850-9), ages 8–12.


With Any Luck I’ll Drive a Truck by David Friend, illus. by Michael Rex (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16956-4), introduces a boy who can’t wait to grow up and drive a truck. Ages 3–5.

The Chameleon That Saved Noah’s Ark by Yael Molchadsky, illus. by Orit Bergman (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99676-8). Chameleons teach Noah the value of even the smallest creatures. Ages 5–8.

Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16913-7). Animals in the park inspire a boy to write—and recite—a poem. Ages 5–8.

From Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs by Hudson Talbott (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25404-8) views the evolution of wolves into the dogs of today. Ages 5–8.

Sweet Home Alaska by Carole Estby Dagg (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17203-8). In 1934, a girl and her family adjust to a new life in Alaska as pioneers in FDR’s New Deal Palmer Colony Project. Ages 10–up.

The Thing About Leftovers by C.C. Payne (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17204-5). A girl deals with her parents’ divorce, blended families, and finding her place in a new world. Ages 10–up.

Board Book Reprint

Look! by Jeff Mack (May 10, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54597-9), ages up to 3.


Playtime? by Jeff Mack (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17598-5). This companion to Look! delivers a two-word ode to the struggles of bedtime. Ages 3–5.

Always Remember by Cece Meng, illus. by Jago (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16809-3). His friends recall how much Old Turtle impacted them, and realize his legacy will last forever. Ages 3–7.

Chimpanzees for Tea! by Jo Empson (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99621-8). In this spin on the game of “telephone,” a grocery list a boy commits to memory goes playfully awry. Ages 3–7.

Me and Annie McPhee by Olivier Dunrea, illus. by Will Hillenbrand (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16808-6) is a counting book set on a remote island that fills up with quirky characters. Ages 3–7.

Milk Goes to School by Terry Border (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17619-7). In the author’s latest caper starring food friends, Milk’s new schoolmates think she’s a bit spoiled. Ages 3–7.

When Your Elephant Comes to Play by Ale Barba (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16312-8). What’s a boy to do when an elephant shows up at his door and wants to play? Ages 3–7.

A Clatter of Jars by Lisa Graff (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17499-5). This companion to A Tangle of Knots is set in a camp for talented kids, located on a lake full of magic. Ages 8–12.

Princess Juniper of the Anju by Ammi-Joan Paquette (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17152-9). In this sequel to Princess Juniper of the Hourglass, danger and adventure continue in her kingdom. Ages 8–12.

Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars by Gregory Zuckerman, Elijah Zuckerman, and Gabriel Zuckerman (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17382-0) profiles athletes who had to overcome life obstacles more challenging than those they face professionally. Ages 8–12.

The Lonely Ones by Kelsey Sutton (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17289-2). A girl with a boundless imagination struggles to navigate isolation and finds friendship where she least expects it. Ages 10–up.

The Skeleth by Matthew Jobin (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-15999-2). This saga of fantasy and mythology is a sequel to The Nethergrim. Ages 10–up.

Crossing the Line by Meghan Rogers (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17617-3) launches a series about a girl kidnapped as a child and raised in North Korea as a spy. Ages 12–up.

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys (Feb. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16030-1). In this novel inspired by an actual WWII incident, three teens are aboard a German ship sunk by Russian torpedoes. Ages 12–up.

The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17103-1). A teen who has spent several years in a mental institution emancipates herself and vows to reclaim her life. Ages 14–up.


Brotherband Chronicles adds The Ghostfaces by John A. Flanagan (June 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16357-9), ages 10–up.

Penguin/Price Stern Sloan

Raybot by Adam F. Watkins (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8431-8300-9). An inquisitive robot discovers new sounds and animals. Ages 3–5.

Starfleet Logbook by Jake Black (May 17, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53953-4). This tie-in to Star Trek: The Original Series provides writing prompts, activities, and games. Ages 8–12.

What Would Captain Kirk Do? by Brandon T. Snider (May 17, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53954-1). Narrated by Captain Kirk, this collection of scenarios challenges readers to navigate difficult situations. Ages 8–12.


Mr. Mischief returns in Mr. Mischief and the Leprechaun by Adam Hargreaves (Feb. 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-8431-8376-4), ages 3–5. And Mad Libs issues Field Trip Mad Libs by Mickie Matheis (July 5, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53952-7), Monster High Mad Libs by Leigh Olsen (Mar. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-8431-8365-8), Star Trek Mad Libs by Eric Luper (Apr. 5, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-8431-8364-1), and Stewie and Brian’s Family Guy Mad Libs by Brian D. Clark (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-8431-8368-9), ages 8–12.


The BFG Movie Tie-In by Roald Dahl (May 17, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99769-7) features a new cover to tie in to the forthcoming film adaptation of this novel. Ages 8–12.


Vet Volunteers continues with Left Behind by Laurie Halse Anderson (Apr. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-241679-2), ages 8–12. Challenge Yourself adds Extreme Weather (May 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-14-751811-8) and Remarkable Plants (May 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-14-751809-5), ages 8–12. They Did What? debuts with 50 Impressive Kids and Their Amazing (and True!) Stories (May 10, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-751813-2) and 50 Unbelievable Women and Their Fascinating (and True!) Stories (May 10, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-751812-5) by Saundra Mitchell, ages 10–up. Virals welcomes Trace Evidence: A Virals Short Story Collection by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs (Feb. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-751920-7), ages 10–up. And Stranded offers Shadow Island: Desperate Measures by Jeff Probst and Christopher Tebbetts (Feb. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-14-751390-8), ages 8–12.


Little Bitty Friends by Elizabeth McPike, illus. by Patrice Barton (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17255-7). This companion to Little Sleepyhead celebrates small animals. Ages up to 2.

Beard Boy by John Flannery, illus. by Steven Weinberg (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17336-3). When Ben insists on having a beard, just like his father, the two reach a compromise. Ages 3–5.

Fritz and the Beautiful Horses by Jan Brett (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17458-2) presents the author’s debut picture book, first published in 1981, with an updated design and trim size. Ages 3–5.

The Wrong Side of the Bed by Lisa Bakos, illus. by Anna Raff (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16572-6). Lucy finds a solution when animals wreak havoc. Ages 3–5.

Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Rebecca J. Gomez, illus. by Dan Santat (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17626-5), is another fractured tale by the creators of The Three Ninja Pigs and Ninja Red Riding Hood. Ages 5–8.

La Madre Goose: Nursery Rhymes for los Niños by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Juana Martinez-Neal (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25157-3), offers a bilingual collection of familiar tales. Ages 5–8.

Fenway and Hattie by Victoria J. Coe (Feb. 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17274-8). In this series launch, a dog’s life changes when his family moves from the city to the suburbs. Ages 8–12.

Counting Thyme by Melanie Conklin (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17330-1). Thyme adjusts to a new life after moving when her brother begins a new cancer drug trial. Ages 10–up.

Free Verse by Sarah Dooley (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16503-0). A girl left on her own discovers family she didn’t know she had and copes with her brother’s death through writing poetry. Ages 10–up.

Pennyroyal 2 by M.A. Larson (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16325-8). The protagonist of Pennyroyal Academy deals with an ominous threat in this sequel. Ages 10–up.

The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17307-3). In this novel, two teenage boys must escape a life of slavery in modern-day Ivory Coast. Ages 12–up.

Map of Fates by Maggie Hall (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16651-8). Avery searches for the keys to her destiny in this follow-up to The Consipracy of Us. Ages 12–up.

Original Fake by Kirstin Cronn-Mills, illus. by E. Eero Johnson (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17326-4). A teen boy feeling estranged from his “weird” family has new adventures after meeting his idol, a legendary anonymous street artist. Ages 12–up.

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17541-1). A girl from Chinatown is stranded with classmates at her posh school during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Ages 12–up.

Prodigy: The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu, adapted by Leigh Dragoon, illus. by Kaari (Apr. 26, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17190-1), is a graphic-noel adaptation of the second book of the Legend trilogy. Ages 12–up.

The Rose and the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17162-8). Shazi tries to uncover powers that may lie dormant within her in this sequel to The Wrath and the Dawn. Ages 12–up.

Unworthy by Sara Wilson Etienne (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25669-1). Leica unravels a mystery surrounding the origin of a plague and the reason Earth abandoned the survivors. Ages 14–up.


Princess Posey stars in Princess Posey and the Crazy, Lazy Vacation by Stephanie Greene, illus. by Stephanie Roth Sisson (Feb. 9, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16963-2), ages 5–8. All Four Stars concludes with Stars So Sweet by Tara Dairman (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99648-5), ages 8–12. Heart of Dread wraps up with Golden by Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25756-8), ages 12–up. Lady Renegades is the final Rebel Belle Novel by Rachel Hawkins (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25695-0), ages 12–up. And The 5th Wave concludes with The Last Star by Rick Yancey (May 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16243-5), ages 14–up.

Board Book Reprint

Little Sleepyhead by Elizabeth McPike, illus. by Patrice Barton (May 10, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54484-2), ages up to 2.


Dragons vs. Drones by Wesley King (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-797-4). Chased by high-tech drones into a land populated by dragons, a computer genius sets off a war that only he can stop. Ages 8–12.

Teddycats by Mike Storey (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99883-0). After a young Teddycat accidentally reveals his previously hidden species to the world, poachers and scientists seek them out. Ages 8–12.

Fiona by Meredith Moore (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-784-4). Fiona must confront ghosts from her past when she moves from Texas to work as an au pair in a castle in the Scottish Highlands. Ages 12–up.

The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-767-7). A genie falls in love with her master, Aladdin, in this fantasy romance. Ages 12–up.

The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead (Apr. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-841-4). Set between the Elizabethan and frontier worlds, this novel introduces a fantasy trilogy centering on three girls. Ages 12–up.

Mirror in the Sky by Aditi Khorana (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-856-8). The discovery of a mirror planet to Earth dramatically changes the course of an Indian-American girl’s junior year. Ages 12–up.

Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here by Anna Breslaw (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-835-3). A teen finds an outlet for her fanfic writing by posting a fanfiction narrative about her schoolamtes online. Ages 12–up.

A World Without You by Beth Revis (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-715-8). A teen suffering from delusions copes with the unexpected loss of his girlfriend. Ages 12–up.


8th Continent concludes with We Built This City by Matt London (Feb. 23, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-840-7), ages 8–12. A Book of Spirits and Thieves adds The Darkest Magic by Morgan Rhodes (June 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-761-5), ages 12–up. And The Merciless by Danielle Vega gains The Exorcism of Sofia Flores (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-726-4), ages 14–up.


1 Big Salad: A Delicious Counting Book by Juana Medina Rosas (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99974-5). Vegetable animals come together to create a salad in this counting tale. Ages up to 3.

Blue Boat by Kersten Hamilton, illus. by Valeria Petrone (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47141-3; board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99853-3). A boat saves the day in this companion to Red Truck and Yellow Copter. Ages 2–5.

Make Way for Ducklings 75th Anniversary Edition by Robert McCloskey (Mar. 29, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99795-6) includes a map of Boston illustrated by Paul Zelinsky and an audio CD. Ages 3–7.

A Dark, Dark Cave by Eric Hoffman, illus. by Corey R. Tabor (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01636-5). Siblings discover that a dark cave isn’t what it seems in this tribute to imaginative play. Ages 4–6.

Dylan the Villain by K.G. Campbell (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47642-5). Two boys vie to be the most evil super-villain in kindergarten. Ages 4–6.

Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) by Julie Falatko, illus. by Tim J. Miller (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46945-8). The narrator meddles with an alligator trying to go about his ordinary day in this irreverent look at friendship and storytelling. Ages 4–8.

Click! by Frank W. Dormer (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47644-9). In this mystery filled with rhyming wordplay, a dog wants to catch a cat, but can only find things that rhyme with “cat.” Ages 5–8.

Diana’s White House Garden by Elisa Carbone, illus. by Jen Hill (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01649-5) tells the true story of how Diana Hopkins, whose father was F.D.R.’s chief advisor, started her own Victory Garden at the White House. Ages 5–8.

The Witches of Benevento: Mischief Season (Apr. 12, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47181-9) and The All-Powerful Ring (Apr. 12, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47180-2) by John Bemelmans Marciano, illus. by Sophie Blackall, launch a series, set in the 1820s, about legendary witches and five children who conspire to outwit them. Ages 7–10.

My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord by David Solomons (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47494-0). Luke discovers an alien plot to overthrow the world in this sequel to My Brother Is a Superhero. Ages 8–12.

The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47633-3) tells of strange happenings in the Scottish castle-turned-school where siblings are sent to escape the London Blitz. Ages 10–up.

Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original “Girl” Reporter, Nellie Bly by Deborah Noyes (Feb. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4017-4) offers a biography of this pioneering female journalist and adventurer. Ages 10–up.

Charlotte Cuts It Out by Kelly Barson (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46893-2) centers on a Michigan girl who dreams of owning her own salon. Ages 12–up.

Dove Exiled by Karen Bao (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46902-1). In this follow-up to Dove Arising, Phaet is revealed to be a fugitive after fleeing the Moon to hide on Earth. Ages 12–up.

The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller (Mar. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47411-7). In 1861, Elodie leaves her English town to accompany her father to China to search for a valuable orchid. Ages 12–up.

Never Ever by Sara Saedi (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47576-3). A boy whisks Wylie and her brothers off to a mysterious island where no one ages past 17—a place built on secrets and lies. Ages 12–up.

The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry (Apr. 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46992-2). In 1241 France, a teen with healing powers is on the run from a monk who wants to burn her as a heretic for her beliefs. Ages 12–up.

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (Mar. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47753-8). Amani escapes from her desert town, riding on a mythical horse with a with a rebel plotting to overthrow the Sultan. Ages 12–up.

Riverkeep by Martin Stewart (July 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99829-8). A boy embarks on a journey down a treacherous river to find the sea beast that holds the cure for his possessed father. Ages 12–up.

Tumbling by Caela Carter (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47300-4). This novel reveals the behind-the-scenes drama and competition at the women’s U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials. Ages 12–up.

Half Lost by Sally Green (Mar. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01714-0). Caught between two warring factions of witches, Nathan fights for his freedom in modern-day England. Ages 14–up.

The Season by Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47634-0). Twin sisters star in this adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, set in the scandalous world of Dallas debutantes. Ages 14–up.


New Corduroy titles by MaryJo Scott, created by Don Freeman, illus. by Lisa McCue, are Corduroy’s Colors (Feb. 2, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47247-2), Corduroy’s Numbers (Feb. 2, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47248-9), Corduroy’s Seasons (May 3, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47249-6), and Corduroy’s Shapes (May 3, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47250-2), ages up to 3. Sophie stars in Ten Kisses for Sophie by Rosemary Wells (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01665-5), ages up to 3. Froggy is back in Froggy Goes to the Library by Jonathan London, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01573-3), ages 3–5. EllRay Jakes wraps up with EllRay Jakes Stands Tall by Sally Warner, illus. by Brian Biggs (Apr. 12, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46913-7; Puffin paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-14-751253-6), ages 6–8. Horrible Harry returns in Horrible Harry and the Birthday Girl by Suzy Kline, illus. by Amy Wummer (May 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47331-8), ages 7–10. Cosmic Catastrophes: Seven Ways to Destroy a Planet Like Earth by David Aguilar (June 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47684-5) is a new Smithsonian title, ages 8–12. Mabel Jones reappears in Mable Jones and the Forbidden City by Will Mabbitt, illus. by Ross Collins (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47197-0), ages 8–12. And The Crimson Skew by S.E. Grove (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-78504-9) concludes the Mapmakers trilogy, ages 10–up.

Board Book Reprint

Little Owl’s Day by Divya Srinivasan (Feb. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99709-3), ages up to 3.



Peter Rabbit and pals star in P Is for Peter by Beatrix Potter (Feb. 9, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-136381-3). Ages 3–5. And Eric Hill’s Spot returns in Spot Loves Bedtime (Apr. 12, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-241-23502-7), ages 3–5.

Peter Pauper

Phil Pickle by Kenny Herzog, illus. by Kelly Canby (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-1933-3). A pickle living in a jar on a grocery-store shelf dreams of being an actor. Ages 4–8.

Ursa’s Light by Deborah Marcero (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-1881-7). Ursa the bear is determined to fly. Ages 4–8.


Blue and Other Colors by (Apr. 18, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7142-4) uses Matisse’s abstract cut-outs to teach colors. Ages up to 3.

Animals Are Delicious by Dave Ladd and Stephanie Anderson (June 13, board book, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7144-8). Three accordion-foldout volumes spotlight a trio of animal food chains. Ages 2–4.

This Is Not a Book by Jean Jullien (Mar. 21, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7112-7). This look at images that reveal something different than expected encourages kids to think creatively about everyday objects. Ages 2–4.

Growing Together: A Collection of 4 Books by Taro Gomi (Apr. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7141-7) presents four stories about families loving and learning from one another. Ages 2–5.

Can I Eat That? by Joshua David Stein, illus. by Julia Rothman (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7140-0) answers questions about the things we eat... and don’t eat. Ages 3–5.

Harold’s Hungry Eyes by Kevin Waldron (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7124-0). A food-obsessed urban dog sees food in the most unlikely places. Ages 4–6.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: The Complete Book of Nautical Codes by Sara Gillingham (May 23, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7143-1) introduces maritime communication through nautical flags, morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling. Ages 5–7.

Phonic Monic


Life Cycle Books by Cammie Ho welcomes Butterfly Butterfly (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-943241-03-3), Duckling Duckling (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-943241-00-2), Ladybug Ladybug (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-943241-02-6), Parrot Parrot (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-943241-04-0), and Tadpole Tadpole (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-943241-01-9), ages 5–7.



New Daisy and Daddy Story Books by Markus Majaluoma are Let’s Go to the Beach! (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-9928050-4-3) and Let’s Read a Story! (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-9928050-3-6), ages 5–7.


A Charmed Life/Una vida con suerte by Gladys Barbieri, illus. by Lisa Fields (May 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-827-5). In this bilingual story, a girl longs for a home like the one her mother is cleaning. Ages 4–8.

The Story Circle/El círculo de cuentos by Diane Gonzales-Bertrand (May 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-826-8). Children tell and illustrate stories in this bilingual tale. Ages 4–8.


Flaca Files/Los Expedientes de Flaca continues with The Case of the Three Kings/El caso de los Reyes Magos by Alidis Vicente (May 30, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-822-0), ages 8–12. And Mickey Rangel Mysteries/Colección Mickey Rangel, Detective Privado presents A Mystery Bigger Than Big/Un misterio más grande que grandí­simo by René Saldaña Jr. (May 30, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-824-4), ages 8–12.


The Girl on the Run by Gregg Olsen (Mar. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-940610-69-6). Introducing the Vengeance series, this centers on a girl who is on the run after learning she’s been living a lie. Ages 13–18.

Heartless by Leah Rhyne (May 10, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-940610-87-0). This modern-day take on the classic Frankenstein tale is told from a female monster’s perspective. Ages 13–18.

Into The River by Ted Dawe (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-943818-19-8). An adventurous Maori boy discovers that freedom comes with a price. Ages 13–18.

Pomegranate Kids

CatBook by Zoe Burke, illus. by B. Kliban (Feb. 15, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7371-0). High-spirited cats romp in this rhyming story. Ages 3–up.

Flowers Grow All in a Row by Lisa Houck (Feb. 15, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7446-5) is a counting tale set in a garden. Ages 3–up.

Bertram and His Funny Animals by Paul T. Gilbert, illus. by Minnie H. Rousseff (Feb. 15, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7372-7) offers a new version of this 1934 tale of a boy and his mischievous menagerie. Ages 4–up.

Princeton Architectural Press

It Was So Quiet I Could Hear a Pin Drop by Andy Goodman (May 17, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-480-1) reveals a spectrum of sounds, from quiet kites fluttering to elephants stampeding. Ages 3–6.

What Can I Be? by Ann Rand, illus. by Ingrid King (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-472-6) brings back this concept book showing various things that basic shapes can become. Ages 3–6.

The Pancake King by Phyllis La Farge, illus. by Seymour Chwast (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-432-0) is a revised edition of this 1971 story of a pancake-obsessed boy. Ages 3–8.

Strange Trees: And the Stories Behind Them by Bernadette Pourquié and Cécile Gambini (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-459-7) focuses on bizarre yet real trees from around the world. Ages 5–8.


New My Nature Sticker Activity Books by Olivia Cosneau are At the Seashore (Apr. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-61689-461-0), Butterflies of the World (Apr. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-61689-465-8), and In the Age of Dinosaurs (Apr. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-61689-469-6), ages 5–8.


Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids: The Everything Guide for Kids Who Love Dinosaurs by Bob Korpella (July 1, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-61821-513-0) and Space Dictionary for Kids: The Everything Guide for Kids Who Love Space by Amy and Brian Anderson (July 1, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-61821-515-4) are references on these topics. Ages 9–12.


The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen, trans. by Misha Hoekstra, illus. by Lucie Arnoux (June 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78269-103-7) offers a new translation of this classic tale set in Denmark. Ages 8–12.


Girls Night In by Gemma Barder, illus. by Katy Jackson (July 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-955-8). Three friends share such favorite activities as taking pictures and creating nail art. Ages 5–8.

Night Sky Watcher by Raman Prinja (July 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-954-1) is a guide to such phenomena as constellations, lunar eclipses, and meteor showers. Ages 5–8.

Splash: Plunge, Flap, Hop, Splash! Discover Fun Facts About Water-loving Animals by Camilla de la Bédoyère (May 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-950-3). Photos accompany facts about animals and how they use water. Ages 5–8.


Wee Gallery board books issues Pets: A Slide and Play Book (Mar. 1, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-915-2) and Safari: A Slide and Play Book (Mar. 1, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-916-9) by Sajnani, ages 2–4. Busy People welcomes Astronaut (June 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-941-1) and Police Officer (June 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-942-8) by Lucy Cuthew, illus. by AndoTwin, ages 2–5. And Everybody Feels releases Angry (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-932-9), Happy (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-933-6), Sad (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-934-3), and Scared (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-953-4) by Holly Sterling, illus. by Moira Butterfield, ages 2–5.

My Little Book Of gains Big Trucks by Honor Head (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-924-4), Emergency Vehicles by Claudia Martin (July 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-951-0), and Ocean Life by Camilla de la Bédoyère (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-923-7), ages 2–5. New Spot the... books by Sarah Khan are Bird on the Building Site, illus. by Moreno Chiacchiera (May 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-822-3), Mummy at the Museum (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-821-6), and Mouse on the Move (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-820-9) and Seal Around the World (May 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-823-0), both illus. by Joelle Dreidemy, ages 2–5. And Storytime continues with Be Careful, Barney by Lucy Barnard (July 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-943-5), The Extremely Greedy Dragon by Jessica Barrah, illus. by Keith Robinson (July 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-938-1), and Monty the Hero by Steve Smallman (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-922-0), ages 2–5.

What if a... offers Could a Crocodile Play Basketball? (June 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-939-8), Could a Monkey Waterski? (June 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-945-9), Could a Tiger Walk a Tightrope? (June 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-944-2), and Would An Elephant Like the Seaside? (June 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-940-4) by Camilla de la Bédoyère, illus. by Aleksei Bitskoff, ages 2–5. I Love by de la Bédoyère welcomes Dad (May 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-937-4) and Mom (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-919-0), ages 5–8. A Journey Through picks up Nature (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-926-8) and The Weather (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-927-5) by Steve Parker, illus. by John Haslam, ages 5–8. 50 Things You Should Know About presents The Tudors by Rupert Matthews (July 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-963-3), The Vietnam War by Chris McNab (May 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-961-9), and The Wild Weather by Anna Claybourne (Mar. 1, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-920-6), ages 8–12. And 23 Ways to Be moves on with 23 Ways to Be an Eco Hero by Isabel Thomas, illus. by Chris Andrews (Mar. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-921-3), ages 8–12.


Unofficial Minecraft Lab for Kids: Family-Friendly Projects for Exploring and Teaching Math, Science, History, and Culture Through Creative Building by John Miller and Chris Scott (July 1, paper, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-117-4) features six Minecraft educational quests. Ages 6–up.


Hands-On Family introduces Outdoor Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family Friendly Experiments for the Yard, Garden, Playground, and Park by Liz Heinecke (July 1, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-115-0), ages 7–10.


Smile/Cry: Happy or Sad, Wailing or Glad—How Do You Feel Today? by Tania McCartney and Jess Racklyeft (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-921966-98-9) is a flip-over book revealing emotions. Ages 3–6.

What Could It Be? Exploring the Imaginative World of Shapes by Sally Fawcett (June 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-02-6) spotlights basic shapes transformed into various objects. Ages 4–7.

Quarto/Walter Foster Jr.

Nursery Rhyme Clues and Crimes: Complete the Puzzle to Solve the Nursery Rhyme Mystery by (Apr. 1, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-068-3) transforms familiar rhymes into mystery puzzles. Ages 4–6.

Cook Me a Story: A Treasury of Kitchen-time Tales by Bryan Kozlowski (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-066-9) rounds up 17 recipes inspired by familiar stories. Ages 5–11.


Read & Play Puppet Theater presents Wolf Tales by Oldrich Ruzicka and Klara Kolcavova, illus. by Maria Neradova (June 1, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-058-4), ages 4–6. Grow with Me! greets My Sunflower: A Pop-up Book from Seed to Sunflower, designed by Martin Taylor, illus. by Mar Ferrero (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-084-3), ages 4–8. Kids Craft Kit adds Fun with Stitchables! Easy Patterns to Cross-stitch and Sew by Suzy Ultman (May 1, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-086-7), ages 5–10. And Technical Tales moves on with How to Build a Motorcycle: An Off-road Adventure of Mechanics, Teamwork, and Friendship by Saskia Lacey, illus. by Martin Sodomka (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-057-7), ages 6–8.

New Playmobile titles by Richard Unglick are Journey Around the World (May 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-079-9) and Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles (May 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-078-2), ages 6–12. Jurassic Classics gains The Prehistoric Masters of Literature: Discover Literary History with a Prehistoric Twist! by Saskia Lacey (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-098-0), ages 7–11. 101 Things moves on with 101 Things to Do Outside: Loads of Fantastically Fun Reasons to Get Up, Get Out, and Get Active! (Mar. 1, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-080-5), ages 8–12. And Super Skills picks up How to Be a Blogger and Vlogger in 10 Easy Lessons by Shane Birley (June 1, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-105-5), ages 8–12.

Quarto/Wide Eyed Editions

One Hundred Words: Learn to Write Your First Letters with Little Mouse by Anna Kovecses (Apr. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-837-0). This follow-up to One Thousand Things presents words for children to practice their handwriting. Ages 2–5.

Pattern-tastic Treasure Hunt: Spot the Odd One Out with Nature (Mar. 3, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-779-3) and Technicolor Treasure Hunt: Learn to Count with Nature (Mar. 3, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-780-9). These nature-themed books help kids learn patterns; and counting. Ages 2–5.

Nature’s Day (Mar. 3, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-707-6) and Nature’s Day: Out and About: Spotting, Making and Collecting (Apr. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-836-3), by Kay Maguire, illus. by Danielle Kroll. These companion volumes showcase animal life and nature’s changing scenery throughout the seasons; and offer outdoors-themed activities. Ages 5–8.


The Learning Garden by Aino-Maija Metsola offers Animal Parade: Puzzle Book (Feb. 4, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-777-9), Art Charts: First Words (July 7, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-838-7), Colors (Feb. 4, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-705-2), Counting (Feb. 4, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-706-9), and Traffic Jam: Puzzle Book (Feb. 4, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-778-6), ages 2–5. And Curiositree introduces Natural World by A.J. Wood and Mike Jolley, illus. by Owen Davey (July 7, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-782-3), ages 8–12.


Stormwalker by Mike Revell (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-493-2). A boy is sucked into a terrifying alternative world that he recognizes as the setting of his author father’s new novel. Ages 10–14.

Alice and the Fly by James Rice (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-528-1). Painfully shy Greg realizes he’ll have to face his obsessions and phobias if he wants to befriend and help a girl in need. Ages 12–14.

Air by Lisa Glass (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-512-0). Iris’s friends sense she’s keeping something upsetting from them when she returns from a trip to Hawaii with her boyfriend, a competitive surfer. Ages 12–18.

Asking for It by Louise O’Neill (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-537-3) This novel about a teen whose life changes after by a brutal act illuminates the devastating effects of rape and public shaming. Ages 12–18.

Quercus/Jo Fletcher


The Three Powers by Frank P. Ryan continues with The Sword of Feimhin (Feb. 9, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62365-642-3), ages 12–up.

Quinardo Press

Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women’s Rights by Diane Eickhoff (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-9669258-8-3). A biography of the newspaper publisher who moved her family, and the new women’s rights movement, from Vermont to Kansas in 1854. Ages 10 and up.



Nick and Tesla return in Nick and Tesla’s Solar-Powered Showdown: A Mystery with Sun-Powered Gadgets You Can Build Yourself by Bob Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith (May 10, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-59474-866-0), ages 9–12.

Random House Australia

Dinosaur Disco by Deborah Kelly, illus. by Daron Parton (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-136-3) introduces dancing dinos. Ages 3–5.

Once I Heard a Little Wombat by Renee Treml (May 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-739-6). Baby Australian animals eat, play, and settle down for naptime. Ages 3–5.

This Is a Circle by Christina Krebs (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-805-8) shows what havoc silly animals can wreak with a few simple objects. Ages 3–5.

Awesome Animal Stories for Kids by Aleesah Darlison and James Hart (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-968-0) rounds up an array of animal tales. Ages 6–9.


Jacqueline Harvey’s Clementine Rose is back in Clementine Rose and the Birthday Emergency (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-516-3) and Clementine Rose and the Special Promise (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-786-0), ages 6–8. Coco Banjo returns in Coco Banjo Has Been Unfriended and (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-735-8) and Coco Banjo Is Having a Yay Day (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-733-4) by N.J. Gemmell, ages 6–8. Alice-Miranda stars in Alice-Miranda in the Alps (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-274-2), and Alice-Miranda to the Rescue (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-522-4) by Jacqueline Harvey, ages 8–12. Caesar the War Dog tackles Operation Black Shark by Stephen Dando-Collins (May 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-863-8), ages 9–11. And Israel Folau continues with Pushed to the Limit (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-665-8) and Standing Tall (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-667-2) by David Hardin and Israel Folau, ages 9–12.

Kensington Reptilarium by N.J. Gemmell offers The Kensington Reptilarium (Apr. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-050-2) and The Icicle Illuminarium (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-567-5), ages 9–12. Netball Gems lands Chase Your Goal (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-766-2), Defend to the End (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-770-9), Hooked on Netball (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-763-1), and Pivot and Win (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-768-6) by B. Hellard and L. Gibbs, ages 9–12. And Samantha-Ellen Bound’s Silver Shoes offers Broadway Baby (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-903-1), Lights, Camera, Dance! (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-905-5), Rhythm and Blues (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-907-9), and Studio Showdown (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-909-3), ages 9–12.

Random House

Big Boy Underpants by Fran Manushkin, illus. by Valeria Petrone (June 28, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53861-8). This potty-training tale is a companion to Big Girl Panties. Ages up to 3.

Mitzi Tulane, Preschool Detective in What’s That Smell? by Lauren McLaughlin, illus. by Debbie Ohi (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-449-81915-9). A three-year-old sleuth follows a trail of evidence to her own birthday party. Ages 2–5.

Beachy and Me by Bob Staake (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37314-2). Pixie is sad when her new whale friend leaves to migrate, but is happy to discover that he’ll return. Ages 3–7.

Bringing the Outside In by Mary McKenna Siddals, illus. by Patrice Barton (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-449-81430-7) encourages kids to play outdoors—despite the dirt they may track inside. Ages 3–7.

Hooray for Kids by Suzanne Lang, illus. by Max Lang (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53783-3) offers a rhyming celebration of kids of all stripes. Ages 3–7.

101 Reasons Why I’m Not Taking a Bath by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Joy Ang (July 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39189-4), demonstrates how dumb baths are—since kids have more important stuff to do. Ages 3–7.

Lucy Ladybug by Sharon King-Chai (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51005-8). Colors, numbers, and the seasons play roles in this story about discovering the beauty of being different. Ages 3–7.

Mission: Back to School: Top-Secret Information by Susan Hood, illus. by Mary Lundquist (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38471-1). School is the setting for this sequel to Mission: New Baby. Ages 3–7.

Three Magic Balloons by Julianna Margulies and Paul Margulies, illus. by Grant Shaffer (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93523-1) presents a story that actress Margulies’s father wrote for his daughters. Ages 3–7.

Where Do Steam Trains Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayres, illus. by Christian Slade (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52098-9) is a companion to Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? Ages 3–7.

Princess DisGrace: A Royal Disaster by Lou Kuenzler (June 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53775-8). In this series debut, a less-then-perfect princess befriends a unicorn. Ages 8–12.

The Prizewinners of Piedmont Place by Bill Doyle, illus. by Colin Jack (July 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52177-1). A family enters a supermarket sweep-type competition in this series debut. Ages 8–12.

Shuffle, Repeat by Jen Klein (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50982-3). June and Oliver bicker about everything, but when they realize what really matters, they fight for it. Ages 12–up.

Smash & Grab by Amy Christine Parker (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53382-8). Siblings splan a heist to clear their banker father’s name. Ages 12–up.

Never Missing, Never Found by Amanda Panitch (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50764-5). When a teen taken from her family escapes her captor, how much will she uncover of the truth? Ages 14–up.


Dora and Friends adds Count with Me! by David Aikins (July 25, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93675-7), ages up to 3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles return in Half-Shell Heroes: Flip the Lid!, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (July 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53909-7) and Little Ninja Library (July 26, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94018-1), ages up to 3; Beware of Bebop and Rocksteady! (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55468-1) and Night of the T-Machines by Matthew Gilbert (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93866-9), both illus. by Patrick Spaziante, ages 3–7; and The Official Guide to Dimension X and Beyond (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53927-1), ages 7–9. Thomas & Friends is back in James and the Express by Rev. W. Awdry, illus. by C. Reginald Dalby (July 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93758-7), ages up to 3; Thomas & Friends Summer 2016 Movie Pictureback, illus. by Tommy Stubbs (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93202-5), andThomas and Fire Engine Flynn Book and CD (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93829-4) and Thomas Scares the Crows (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93831-7) by Rev. W. Awdry, ages 3–7. And PAW Patrol adds six titles, including The Little Red Rescue Box (July 26, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55135-2), ages up to 3; High-Flying Skye (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93686-3), ages 3–7; and King for a Day! by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Mike Jackson (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93684-9), ages 4–6.

Blaze and the Monster Machines rolls on with A Monster Machine Treasury (July 26, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55594-7) and 1 2 3 Blaze! (July 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93679-5), ages up to 3; Catch Crusher! (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93683-2) and Stuntmania! by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Omar Hechtenkopf (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93868-3), ages 3–7; and Bubble Trouble! by Tillworth, illus. by Kevin Kobasic (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93680-1), ages 4–6. Disney/Pixar Finding Dory issues Finding Dory Magnet Book (May 3, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3626-7), ages 2–5. Shimmer and Shine offers Wishes and Surprises! (July 26, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93983-3), ages 2–5; and Leah’s Dream Dollhouse by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Heekyoung Yum (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93249-0) and Skate This Way!, illus. by Dave Aikins (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93870-6), ages 3–7; and Movie Night Magic! by Tillworth, illus. by Aikins (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93704-4), ages 4–6.

DC Super Friends welcomes Wonder Woman and Her Super Friends! by Billy Wrecks (July 26, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93992-5), ages 2–5; and How to Be a Hero by Courtney Carbone (June 14, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93958-1), ages 6–9. And Barbie stars in Barbie Summer 2016 Movie Pictureback (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93750-1), Best Sisters Ever! (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93796-9), Happy Howl-o-ween! (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93748-8), and My First Pet (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93729-7), ages 3–7; and Barbie Summer 2016 Movie Chapter Book (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94020-4), ages 6–9.

The Berenstain Bears return in The Berenstain Bears Go to School (Deluxe Edition) by Stan and Jan Berenstain (July 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55589-3), ages 3–7. Jurassic World releases Dino Hybrid by Billy Wrecks (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55342-4), ages 3–7. Sesame Street welcomes Elmo’s Opposites by Naomi Kleinberg (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93838-6) and Who’s Afraid of Monsters? by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Joe Mathieu (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93840-9), ages 3–7. SpongeBob SquarePants issues SpongeBob SquarePants Episode Guide (July 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94028-0), ages 3–7. Wallykazam! confronts A Tiny Problem by Kristen L. Depken, illus. by Cartobaleno (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93155-4), ages 3–7. Joining The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library is High? Low? Where Did It Go? All About Animal Camouflage by Tish Rabe, illus. by Aristides Ruiz (Mar. 22, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-449-81496-3), ages 5–8. Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Readers greets Hillary Clinton: The Life of a Leader by Shana Corey, illus. by Adam Gustavson (May 10, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93235-3), ages 5–8.

Step 1 Step into Reading adds Bubble Guppies: Big Truck Show! (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93887-4), DC Super Friends: Supergirl Takes Off! by Courtney Carbone (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55344-8),Tawny Scrawny Lion by Kristen L. Depken, illus. by Sue DiCicco (July 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93424-1), and Thomas & Friends Summer 2016 Movie Step into Reading by Christy Webster, illus. by Richard Courtney (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94031-0), ages 4–6. And joining Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading isWallykazam!: The Dragon Games by Christy Webster, illus. by David VanTuyle (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93860-7), ages 4–6.

Step 2 Step into Reading moves on with Disney Princess: Five Enchanting Tales (July 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3518-5), ages 3–7; and Back to Dog-Gone School by Amy Schmidt, illus. by Ron Schmidt (July 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93511-8), Thomas & Friends: Thomas’ Tall Friend (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94034-1), and Wild Kratts: Wild Insects and Spiders! by Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93901-7), ages 4–6. Step 2 Step into Reading Science Reader welcomes Honeybees by Emily Neye, illus. by Tom Leonard (Mar. 22, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-307-26217-2), ages 4–6. Step 2 Deluxe Step into Reading offers Barbie Summer 2016 Movie Deluxe Step into Reading by Apple Jordan (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93986-4), Dora and Friends: Dora Gymnastics by Mary Tillworth, illus. by David Aikins (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93676-4), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Space Shark! by Hollis James, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93708-2), and SpongeBob SquarePants (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93706-8), ages 4–6.

Step 3 Step into Reading Science Readers gains Space: Planets, Moons, Stars, and More! by Joe Rhatigan, illus. by Thomas Girard (May 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52316-4), ages 5–8. And Step 4 Step into Reading picks up How Not to Run for Class President by Catherine A. Hapka and Ellen Vandenberg, illus. by Debbie Palen (May 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93362-6), ages 5–8.

Step 4 Step into Reading Biography Readers welcomes Nelson Mandela: From Prisoner to President by Suzy Capozzi, illus. by Nicole Tadgell (June 14, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51343-1), ages 7–9. Step 5 Step into Reading issues Baseball’s Greatest Hitters by S.A. Kramer (Feb. 23, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53910-3), ages 7–9.

Daisy-Head Mayzie by Dr. Seuss (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53900-4) is a new Classic Seuss title, ages 5–9. Ballpark Mysteries scores The Rangers Rustlers by David A. Kelly, illus. by Mark Meyers (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37881-9), ages 6–9. Barbie: Malibu Mysteries debuts with The Beach Bandit (Apr. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50847-5), The Haunted Boardwalk (Apr. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50848-2), and The Secret Sea Monster (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93844-7) by Tennant Redbank, ages 6–9. Totally True Adventures adds Kerri Strug and the Magnificent Seven by Kaitlin Moore (May 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52174-0), ages 6–9; and The Search for El Dorado by Lois Miner Huey (Apr. 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53614-0), ages 7–10. Louise Trapeze returns in Louise Trapeze Did NOT Lose the Juggling Chickens by Micol Ostow, illus. by Brigette Barrager (Feb. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49743-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49746-5), ages 6–9. MVP kicks off with The Gold Medal Mess (May 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51319-6) and The Soccer Surprise (May 24, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51322-6) by David A. Kelly, illus. by Scott Brundage, ages 6–9. And Erin Soderberg’s Puppy Pirates return in Sea Sick (Mar. 22, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51176-5) and Super Special: Ghost Ship (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93773-0), ages 6–9.

Babymouse is back in Babymouse Goes for the Gold by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (Apr. 12, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-307-93163-4), ages 7–10. Commander in Cheese starts up with The Big Move (May 31, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93112-7) and Oval Office Escape by Lindsey Leavitt, illus. by A.G. Ford (May 31, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93115-8), ages 7–10. Joining The Dino Files is Too Big to Hide by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Mike Boldt (May 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52194-8), ages 7–10. Magic Tree House continues with Night of the Ninth Dragon by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca (July 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51089-8) and Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Dragons and Mythical Creatures by Natalie Pope Boyce and Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Carlo Molinari (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93636-8), ages 7–10. And School of Dragons debuts with Volcano Escape! by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld (July 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93337-4) and Greatest Inventions by Nancy Castaldo (July 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93340-4), ages 7–10.

Dog Diaries gains Special Edition: Sparky by Kate Klimo, illus. by Tim Jessell (July 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53493-1), ages 7–10. Cinders by Kate Klimo, illus. by Ruth Sanderson (July 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93690-0), is a new Horse Diaries Special Edition, ages 8–12. DC Super Hero Girls issues DC Super Heroes Girls #2 by Lisa Yee (July 19, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94062-4) and Woman at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee (Mar. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94059-4), ages 8–12. Hilo gains Saving the Whole Wide World by Judd Winick (May 17, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38623-4), ages 8–12. The League of Beastly Dreadfuls offers The Dastardly Deed by Holly Grant (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37025-7), ages 8–12. Twist My Charm adds Love Potion #11 by Toni Gallagher (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51119-2), ages 8–12. And Voyagers continues with Infinity Riders by Kekla Magoon (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38667-8), Escape the Vortex by Jeanne DuPrau (May 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38670-8), and The Seventh Element by Wendy Mass (July 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38673-9), ages 8–12.


The Perfect Dog by Kevin O’Malley (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93441-8). A girl searches for the ideal dog for her family. Ages 3–7.

A Dragon’s Guide to Making Your Human Smarter by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder, illus. by Mary GrandPré (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39232-7). Miss Drake thwarts a plan to snatch Winnie from her home in this companion to How to Train Your Dragon. Ages 8–12

My Near-Death Adventures: I Almost Died. Again. by Alison DeCamp (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39048-4). Stan must go to school in this follow-up to My Near-Death Adventures (99% True!). Ages 8–12.

Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls by Raymond Arroyo (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53959-2) launches a trilogy starring a boy with an otherworldly gift of sight. Ages 8–12.

Your Presidential Fantasy Dream Team: Elect a Super Squad of Presidents to Defend the Planet by Daniel O’Brien, illus. by Winston Rowntree (July 12, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53747-5). Kids can draft their own presidential fantasy team based on these profiles of our past leaders. Ages 10–up.

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen by Jazz Jennings (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55464-3) is a memoir by this transgender teen. Ages 12–up.

The Safest Lies by Megan Miranda (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53751-2). This psychological mystery exploring the science of fear centers on a girl raised to see danger everywhere. Ages 14–up.

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52402-4). A teen and his fellow outcasts must get through year without letting others destroy their creative spirit and sense of self. Ages 14–up.

Summer of Supernovas by Darcy Woods (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53704-8). When the planets align, a zodiac-obsessed teen races to find the guy of her cosmic dreams. Ages 14–up.


Mad Scientist Academy adds The Weather Disaster by Matthew McElligott (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52376-8), ages 5–8.


Click Here to Start (A Novel) by Denis Markell (July 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93187-5). When his uncle bequeaths him a treasure hidden in his apartment, Ted finds the place set up like a video game. Ages 8–12.

Skating with the Statue of Liberty by Susan Lynn Meyer (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74155-2). In this companion to Black Radishes, Gustave faces anti-Semitism during WWII. Ages 8–12.

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55123-9). This new edition includes a note from author Clare Vanderpool, a letter from Rawls, and original jacket art. Ages 8–12.

The Eye of Midnight by Andrew Brumbach (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74461-4). Two cousins and their grandfather star in this adventure with an Arabian twist, set in 1920s N.Y.C. Ages 9–12.

The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island by Dana Alison Levy (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52130-6). This clan has another summer adventure in this companion to The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher. Ages 9–12.

The Last Monster by Ginger Garrett, illus. by Dinara Mirtalipova (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53524-2). A girl trying to survive middle school learns she’s been chosen to protect lonely monsters that have roamed Earth for centuries. Ages 9–12.

My Seventh-Grade Life in Tights by Brooks Benjamin (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51250-2). Despite his father’s football dreams, Dillon strives to win a dance scholarship—with help from friends. Ages 9–12.

This Is Not the Abby Show by Debbie Reed Fischer (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53634-8). Abby’s mistake lands her in summer school in this story about navigating ADHD, family, and friendship. Ages 9–12.

Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53674-4). This novel with a dual narrative centers on a transgender girl and a boy dealing with bipolar disorder. Ages 10–up.

Project (Un)Popular Book #1 by Kristen Tracy (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51048-5). In this story about popularity, Perry must decide what’s more important: fitting in or standing out. Ages 10–up.

The Secrets of Solace by Jaleigh Johnson (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37648-8). Lina meets a boy with a dangerous secret in this novel set in the same magical world as The Mark of the Dragonfly. Ages 10–up.

And I Darken by Kiersten White (June 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52231-0) launches a trilogy about a girl wrenched from her homeland and abandoned by her father to be raised in the Ottoman courts. Ages 12–up.

Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53410-8) pits four underprivileged teens against an evil billionaire in a high-stakes race. Ages 12–up.

The Head of the Saint by Socorro Acioli, trans. by Daniel Hahn (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53792-5). A Brazilian boy who lives in a giant, hollow, concrete head of St. Anthony can hear people’s prayers—and decides to answer them. Ages 12–up.

I Woke Up Dead at the Mall by Judy Sheehan (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51246-5). Waking up at the Mall of America, Sarah learns was she murdered, and her killer is still on the loose. Ages 12–up.

Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51186-4). A girl wonders if she’s happy because of her deepening relationship with her roommate or because she’s discovering who she is. Ages 12–up.

Losing Gabriel: A Love Story by Lurlene McDaniel (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74421-8). Three seniors planning their futures are forced to make difficult choices and assume responsibilities. Ages 12–up.

Places No One Knows by Brenna Yovanoff (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52263-1). A teen bored with her busy life falls asleep and dreams herself into the bedroom of a boy who is a slacker and stoner. Ages 12–up.

Save Me, Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52126-9). A girl who’s been adrift since her mother vanished suspects that Kurt Cobain is still alive—and that he’s her father. Ages 12–up.

Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53564-8). Feeling lost at her new school, Jessie relies on an anonymous person on email who offers to help her navigate school. Ages 12–up.

Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50790-4). This psychological thriller involving multiple mysteries is set against the backdrop of the elite of New York City. Ages 14–up.

The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52145-0) is a psychological thriller about the lies girls tell, and the deadly truths those lies become. Ages 14–up.

A Totally Awkward Love Story by Tom Ellen, Lucy Ivison (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53732-1). Hannah thinks she’s met “the one,” but misunderstandings drive them apart—repeatedly. Ages 14–up.


Autumn Falls continues with Autumn’s Wish by Bella Thorne (July 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74437-9), ages 12–up. Bloodtraitor by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74307-5) completes the Maeve’ra trilogy, ages 12–up. Brandon Sanderson’s Reckoners wraps up with Calamity (Feb. 16, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74360-0), ages 12–up. And The Girl at Midnight continues with The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74467-6), ages 14–up.



Disney Princess offers Gus Loves Cinderella (July 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3642-7), ages up to 3; Sweets and Treats by Kristen L. Depken, illus. by Gabriella Matta and Francesco Legramandi (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3353-2), ages 2–5; and Cinderella’s Best Creations by Cherie Gosling (July 26, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3516-1), ages 3–7. Disney/Pixar Finding Dory tie-ins are Finding Dory Tabbed Board Book (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3625-0), ages 2–5; Finding Dory Deluxe Pictureback #1 (May 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3507-9) and Finding Dory Deluxe Pictureback #2 (May 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3510-9), ages 3–7; Finding Dory Joke Book (May 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3611-3), ages 6–9; and Finding Dory Junior Novelization (May 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3486-7), ages 7–10. And Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading releases Disney/Pixar Finding Dory #1 (May 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3519-2) and Disney/Pixar Finding Dory #2 (May 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3498-0), ages 4–6.

Step 2 Step into Reading adds Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales: The Cookie Boogie by Melissa Lagonegro (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3623-6), ages 4–6. Disney Frozen: Anna & Elsa continues with Return to the Ice Palace by Erica David (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3476-8), ages 6–9. New Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales by Tennant Redbank are The Great Mountain Adventure (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3636-6) and The Pet Pawlympics (May 24, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3513-0), ages 6–9. Disney Princess Merida by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen debuts with Chasing Magic (Feb. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3290-0) and The Fire Falls, illus. by Gurihiru (Feb. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3291-7), and Chapter Book #3 (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3515-4), ages 6–9. And The Never Girls continues with In the Game (Apr. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3527-7) and Never Girls #13 (July 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3529-1) by Kiki Thorpe, illus. by Jana Christy, ages 6–9.


The Almost Terrible Playdate by Richard Torrey (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51099-7). Two kids have different ideas of what they want to play in this tale of sharing and cooperation. Ages 3–7.

Dad School by Rebecca Van Slyke (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38895-5). A boy imagines what his father was taught at a school where dads learn to be dads. Ages 3–7.

Rose and the Wish Thing (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53617-1). This story of a girl who feels alone in a new town celebrates the power of imagination and resilience. Ages 3–7.

Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book by Britta Teckentrup (Feb. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93242-1). An owl invites readers to meet forest inhabitants during the changing seasons. Ages 3–7.


Hello, World! debuts with Solar System (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52103-0) and Weather (Mar. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52101-6) by Jill McDonald, ages up to 3. Freckleface Strawberry returns in Freckleface Strawberry and the Really Big Voice by Julianne Moore, illus. by LeUyen Pham (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39203-7), ages 3–7. And Pretty Minnie stars in Pretty Minnie in Hollywood by Danielle Steel, illus. by Kristi Valiant (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53755-0), ages 3–7.


New Little Golden Books are Sesame Street: My Name Is Elmo by Constance Allen, illus. by Maggie Swanson (July 26, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93746-4), and Paw Patrol: All-Star Pups! by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Fabrizio Petrossi (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93685-6), DC Super Friends Little Golden Book Favorites #2 (July 26, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94023-5), Garth Williams’s Furry Tales (July 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93528-6), Sesame Street: Hokey Pokey Elmo by Abigail Tabby, illus. by Tom Brannon (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93725-9), Star Wars: I Am a Princess by Courtney Carbone, illus. by Heather Martinez (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3605-2) and I Am a Sith, illus. by Chris Kennett (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3607-6), ages up to 3. I Love You, Grandma! by Tish Rabe, illus. by David Hitch (July 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93455-5), My Little Golden Book About Sharks by Bonnie Bader (June 28, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93092-2), The Noisy Garage by Dennis R. Shealy (July 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93439-5), Puppy Princess by Sue Fliess, illus. by Steven Salerno (July 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51209-0), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Really Spaced Out! (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93694-8), Richard Scarry’s Polite Elephant by Richard Scarry (July 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93090-8), and Soccer with Mom by Frank Berrios, illus. by Jess Golden (Mar. 1, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53854-0), ages 2-5.

Also, Star Wars Little Golden Book Collection (July 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3609-0), Star Wars: The Force Awakens, illus. by Caleb Meurer (Apr. 12, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3491-1), Thomas & Friends Summer 2016 Movie Little Golden Book (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93756-3), Wild Kratts: Wild in Africa! by Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt, illus. by Jason Fruchter (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93862-1), Blaze and the Monster Machines: Wind Power!, illus. by Benjamin Burch (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93682-5), ages 2–5; and Dora and Friends: Return to Rainbow Rock! by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Dan Haskett and Brenda Goddard (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93674-0), and Shimmer and Shine: Wish Upon a Sleepover by Tillworth, illus. by Liana Hee (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93672-6), ages 3–7. New Big Golden Books are Barbie Summer 2016 Movie Big Golden Book (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93753-2) and Thomas & Friends Summer 2016 Movie Big Golden Book by Geof Smith (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93798-3), ages 3–7. Richard Scarry offers a new edition of Richard Scarry’s Best Picture Dictionary Ever by Richard Scarry (July 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-307-15548-1), ages 3–7. And SpongeBob SquarePants returns in SpongeBob SquarePants Pictureback with Cardstock and Stickers (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93697-9), ages 3–7.



Little Golden Books welcomes Disney Princess: Belle Is My Babysitter by Victoria Saxon and Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Fabio Laguna and Meritxell Andreu (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3502-4), Disney Frozen: The Best Birthday Ever (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3619-9), Disney Junior: The Lion Guard: Eye in the Sky by Apple Jordan (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3500-0), Finding Dory Little Golden Book (May 3, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3511-6), Disney Junior: The Lion Guard: Follow That Hippo! by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Mario Cortes and Marco Colletti (Mar. 8, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3391-4), Disney/Pixar Inside Out, illus. by Alan Batson (Apr. 5, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3629-8), Disney Alice in Wonderland: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party by Jane Werner (May 3, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3627-4), Nine Disney Princess Tales (July 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3617-5), Disney: Pete’s Dragon (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3522-2), Disney Junior: Sheriff Callie’s Wild West Little Golden Book Favorites (July 26, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3495-9), Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales: Tutu Terrific! (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3504-8), and Disney Junior: Sofia the First: When You Wish Upon a Well by Lauren Forte (July 26, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3508-6), ages 2–5.

And joining Big Golden Books are Disney Frozen: Anna and Elsa’s Secret Playtime by Victoria Saxon (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3493-5) and Disney Junior: Miles from Tomorrowland by Andrea Posner-Sanchez (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3494-2), ages 2–5; and Finding Dory Big Golden Book (May 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3506-2) and Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales: The Royal Derby (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3496-6), ages 3–7.


The Opposite Zoo by Il Sung Na (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51127-7). In this tale of opposites, a monkey visits zoo animals fast and slow, big and small, noisy and quiet. Ages 2–5.

Where My Feet Go by Birgitta Sif (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51164-2). A young panda’s feet walk, run, swing, and splash through the day in this ode to imaginative play. Ages 2–5.

Finding Wild by Megan Wagner Lloyd, illus. by Abigail Halpin (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93281-0). On an adventure outside of their urban home, two kids discover the beauty of the natural world. Ages 3–7.

Geraldine, The Music Mouse by Leo Lionni (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-394-84238-7) brings back this story in which the music played by a cheese mouse statue infuses Geraldine with a love of music. Ages 3–7.

Hello, Hippo! Goodbye, Bird! by Kristyn Crow, illus. by Poly Bernatene (Apr. 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50990-8) reveals the friendship between a grumpy hippo and a persistent bird. Ages 3–7.

I Won a What? by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Robert Neubecker (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50993-9). What happens when a boy wins a gargantuan goldfish at the carnival? Ages 3–7.

A Million Fish... More or Less by Patricia McKissack (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-679-80692-9) offers a new edition of this yarn of the Louisiana bayou. Ages 3–7.

Moonhorse by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by S.M. Saelig (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-394-88960-3) is a new edition of this bedtime story, first published 25 years ago. Ages 3–7.

My Favorite Pets: By Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski’s Class by Jeanne Birdsall, illus. by Harry Bliss (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75570-2) reveals a boy’s outrageous school essay on his “pet” sheep. Ages 3–7.

Quackers by Liz Wong (Mar. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51154-3). A cat thinks he’s a duck in this tale about standing out, fitting in, and making room for all. Ages 3–7.

Wally Does Not Want a Haircut by Amanda Driscoll (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53579-2). Wally refuses to get his hair cut, but might reconsider when his unruly locks keep him from the hoedown. Ages 3–7.

Beard in a Box by Bill Cotter (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50835-2). Wanting a beard like his father’s, a boy plants beard seeds from a hair-growth product—and waits, and waits, and waits. Ages 4–8.

Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Julia Sarcone-Roach (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51023-2). Though he’s outdone by his family at every turn, a dog discovers everyone loves him as he is. Ages 4–8.

Lady Liberty’s Holiday by Jen Arena, illus. by Matt Hunt (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52067-5). What happens when the Statue of Liberty decides to explore the U.S.? Ages 5–8.

Superhero Instruction Manual by Kristy Dempsey, illus. by Mark Fearing (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75534-4) outlines six steps to follow to become a superhero Ages 5–8.

The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank’s Window by Jeff Gottesfeld, illus. by Peter McCarty (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75397-5), relays Frank’s story from the perspective of the tree outside her window. Ages 5–8.

We Came to America by Faith Ringgold (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-517-70947-4) is an ode to all who have made America diverse, and to the children who will carry its message into the future. Ages 5–8.

Who Wants a Tortoise? by Dave Keane, illus. by K.G. Campbell (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75417-0). A girl who wants a puppy receives a tortoise instead—and learns to love it. Ages 5–8.

Grover Cleveland, Again! A Treasury of American Presidents by Kenneth Burns, illus. by Gerald Kelley (July 12, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-385-39209-9) profiles each U.S. president. Ages 5–9.

A Bandit’s Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket by Deborah Hopkinson (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75499-6). A 19th-century Italian boy in New York City falls in with a band of pickpockets—until meeting an Irish girl makes him reexamine his life. Ages 8–12.

The Distance to Home by Jenn Bishop (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93871-3). After her sister dies, a star pitcher has no interest in playing baseball until she can make peace with her past. Ages 8–12.

The Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie: The Kidnap Plot by Dave Butler (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51295-3) launches a trilogy about a boy in Victorian England whose inventor father is kidnapped. Ages 8–12.

The Magic Mirror: Concerning a Lonely Princess, a Foundling Girl, a Scheming King and a Pickpocket Squirrel by Susan Hill Long (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51134-5). After a girl spies a man in a magic mirror, she’s sure he is the father she’s always longed for—and sets off to find him. Ages 8–12.

The Nine Lives of Jacob Tibbs by Cylin Busby, illus. by Gerald Kelley (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51123-9). In 1847, a seabound cat navigates shipboard life and loyalties. Ages 8–12.

Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood by Liesl Shurtliff (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75583-2). Red must confront the one thing she’s afraid of—magic—in this fairy tale retelling. Ages 8–12.

How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather (July 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53947-9). Sam discovers she’s at the center of a centuries-old curse affecting anyone with ties to the Salem witch trials. Ages 12–up.

The Incident on the Bridge by Laura McNeal (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87079-8). While townsfolk mourn her sister’s mysterious death, a teen sets out to assemble the pieces and find her sister. Ages 12–up.

The Keeper of the Mist by Rachel Neumeier (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50928-1). In this fantasy, Keri faces numerous obstacles after ancient magic decreed that she will lead her people. Ages 12–up.

The Land of 10,000 Madonnas by Kate Hattemer (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39157-3). Five teens backpack through Europe to fulfill the mysterious dying wish of their friend. Ages 12–up.

Peas and Carrots by Tanita S. Davis (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51281-6). A foster child and the daughter of the parents who take her in defy stereotypes and decide what it means to be a family. Ages 12–up.

Some of the Parts by Hannah Barnaby (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53963-9). Grieving her older brother’s death, Tallie tries to track down the recipients of his donated organs. Ages 12–up.

Julia Vanishes by Catherine Egan (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52484-0) launches a trilogy involving murder, thievery, and witchcraft—starring a girl who has the ability to be “unseen.” Ages 14–up.

Mindstormer by A.J. Steiger (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49717-5). After Lain wakes up to discover her memories have been erased, she uncovers secrets within the rebel leadership. Ages 14–up.

This Is the Part Where You Laugh by Peter Brown Hoffmeister (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53810-6). A teen determined not to return to juvie searches homeless camps for his mother. Ages 14–up.

When They Fade by Jeyn Roberts (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75413-2). Tatum and a girl she picks up hitchhiking—who was murdered years ago—learn to help each other to save themselves. Ages 14–up.


The World of Weird Animals issues Pink Is for Blobfish: Discovering the World’s Perfectly Pink Animals by Jess Keating (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51227-4), ages 5–8. And The Singular Menace concludes with Rampage by John Sandford and Michele Cook (July 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75313-5), ages 14–up.


The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan (Apr. 12, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52137-5). This novel-in-verse about finding your voice and making sure others hear it reveals poems written by fifth graders determined to save their school from closing. Ages 8–12.

The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49778-6). In 1970 Alaska, four teens’ lives become entangled as they try to save each other. Ages 12–up.

Defender by Graham McNamee (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49895-0). After a teen finds a girl’s body sealed in a wall, her search for answers uncovers a conspiracy of secrets and lies in her family. Ages 14–up.

Tell Us Something True by Dana Reinhardt (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74259-7). A boy’s attempts to cure his broken heart and navigate L.A. on his own leads to a tangle of lies and complications. Ages 14–up.

Twenty Questions for Gloria by Martyn Bedford (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53939-4). A girl longing for adventure falls under the spell of a mysterious new boy at school—and disappears. Ages 14–up.

Random/Schwartz & Wade

Douglas, You Need Glasses! by Ged Adamson (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52243-3). A dog whose poor eyesight lands him in tricky situations finally gets glasses. Ages 3–7.

My New Mom & Me by Renata Galindo (Mar. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52134-4). A puppy who is adopted by a cat is at the center of this story about adoption, diversity, and acceptance. Ages 3–7.

Sophie’s Squash Go to School by Pat Zietlow Miller, illus. by Anne Wilsdorf (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50944-1). Sophie brings her squash friends to school in this sequel to Sophie’s Squash. Ages 3–7.

Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by Charlotte Voake (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37325-8, visits Victorian England to spotlight the childhood of this budding young artist and animal lover. Ages 4–8.

Clara: The (Mostly) True Story of the Rhinoceros Who Dazzled Kings, Inspired Artists, and Won the Hearts of Everyone...While She Ate Her Way Up and Down a Continent by Emily Arnold McCully (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52246-4) is based on the story of an 18th-century rhino who toured Europe and became a sensation. Ages 4–8.

My Dog’s a Chicken by Susan McElroy Montanari, illus. by Anne Wilsdorf (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38490-2). A girl wants a puppy and her family raises chickens—so can’t a chicken be a dog? Ages 4–8.

The Secret Subway by Shana Corey, illus. by Red Nose Studio (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87071-2) reveals how Alfred Ely Beach opened a fan-powered underground train in 1870 New York City. Ages 4–8.

This Is My Dollhouse by Giselle Potter (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52153-5). A girl’s lovingly handmade dollhouse trumps her friend’s fancy storebought one. Ages 4–8.

Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50912-0). What happens when a dog heads to camp to learn to live like a wolf? Ages 4–8.

You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?! by Jonah Winter, illus. by Barry Blitt (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87013-2), profiles this legendary New York Yankees baseball manager. Ages 4–8.


The Wrong Wrights by Chris Kientz and Steve Hockensmith, illus. by Lee Nielsen (Feb. 16, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-58834-541-7). This tale about the Wright brothers debuts

a series in which four kids visiting the Smithsonian discover someone is tampering with history. Ages 9–12.

Ask the Astronaut: A Galaxy of Astonishing Answers to Your Questions on Spaceflight by Tom Jones (Mar. 22, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-58834-537-0). This astronaut addresses subjects relating to space, from the process of training to be an astronaut to the future of spaceflight. Ages 10–17.


Sand Witch by Tommy Donbavand (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-544-6). Will a witch use her sandy curse on twins looking for their younger brother on a deserted beach? Ages 6–10.

Snaffles The Cat Burgler by Cavan Scott (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-543-9). A notorious feline felon and his dim canine sidekick are on a mission for the Ministry of Secret Shenanigans. Ages 6–10.

Night Raider by Marie-Louise Jensen (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-545-3). In this story set in Viking times, Astrid and Finn are under suspicion as their livestock continue to disappear. Ages 10–14.

Shadow People by Sharon Gosling (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-546-0). Alex meets a girl who shares his ability to see people who are not really there. Ages 10–14.


New Robins titles are Countdown! by Kay Woodward (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-462-3), Hattie the Dancing Hippo by Jillian Powell (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-463-0), Mr Bickle and the Ghost by Stella Gurney, illus. by Silvia Raga (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-472-2), and Undersea Adventure by Paul Harrison, illus. by Barabara Nascimbeni (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-466-1), ages 4–6. And The King of Kites by Judith Heneghan, illus. by Laure Fournier (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-164-6), is a new Swifts book, ages 6–8.

Regan Arts

The Amazing Escapades of Toby Wilcox: Mrs. Ravenbach’s Way: A Novel by William M. Akers (Mar. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-941393-58-1) launches a series about a dictatorial teacher and the boy who stands up to her. Ages 10–up.

Regnery Kids


Freddy the Frogcaster continues with Freddy the Frogcaster and the Terrible Tornado by Janice Dean (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62157-469-9), ages 4–8.

Ripple Grove

Lizbeth Lou Got a Rock in Her Shoe by Troy Howell, illus. by Kathryn Carr (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9913866-5-9). After Lizzy flings a rock from her shoe, it encounters other characters before tumbling back to her. Ages 2–9.

Salad Pie by Wendy BooydeGraaff, illus. by Bryan Langdo (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9913866-4-2). A girl initially rebuffs a boy’s offer to help make her imaginary pie. Ages 3–7.


Are You an Art Sleuth? Look, Discover, Learn! by Brooke DiGiovanni Evans (July 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-131-0) challenges kids to spot details in 20 paintings from museums around the world. Ages 4–7.

Running Press Kids

Tiny Blessings: For Bedtime (Mar. 8, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5990-2) and Tiny Blessings: For Giving Thanks (Mar. 8, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5989-6) encourage children to count their blessings. Ages up to 3.

The Seven Princesses by Smiljana Coh (May 24, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5587-4). Royal sisters fill their kingdom with joy and laughter—but do not always get along. Ages 4–8.

Breaker by Kat Ellis (May 24, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5908-7). The death count on campus rises after Kyle, son of an executed serial killer, arrives at his new school. Ages 13–up.

Doreen by Ilana Manaster (May 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-5962-9). A teenage girl stars in this contemporary makeover of The Picture of Dorian Gray. Ages 13–up.

Board Book Reprints

Soup for One by Ethan Long (Feb. 23, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6022-9), ages 3–6; and If You Hold a Seed by Elly MacKay (Feb. 23, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6021-2), ages 3–up.


Ants in Your Pants?: The Picnic: A First Counting Book by David Stewart, illus. by Liz Pope and Kate Pope (Apr. 5, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-22-0) offers a split-page introduction to numbers. Ages 3–5.


Black & White issues The Ocean (May 3, Board Book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-27-5) and Pets (May 3, Board Book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-26-8) by David Stewart, ages 3–5.



Chronicles welcomes The Mummy Maker’s Handbook by Jacqueline Morley (May 3, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-34-3), ages 7–up. And Gladiator School enrolls Blood & Sand by Dan Scott (June 7, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-909645-16-5), ages 9–up.


Barnacle Is Bored by Jonathan Fenske (May 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86504-3). A bored barnacle stuck on a pier learns that exciting isn’t always better. Ages 3–5.

Cecil’s Pride: The True Story of a Lion King by Craig Hatkoff (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03445-5). Photos illustrate this story of a beloved African lion that was shot by a hunter. Ages 4–8.

Shawn Mendes: It’s My Time! by Debra Mostow Zakarin (Jan. 5, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92665-2) profiles this teenage Canadian singer. Ages 6–8.

Batman: Gotham City’s Guardian by Matthew Manning (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86816-7) and Superman: The Man of Tomorrow by Daniel Wallace (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86818-1) offer the stories of Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent’s childhoods and transitions to superheroes. Ages 8–12.

Heart of a Dolphin by Catherine Hapka (Apr. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91763-6). Annie bonds with the trapped dolphin she frees—which then comes to her rescue. Ages 8–12.

Yogscast: The Diggy Diggy Book (Feb. 23, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-95663-5) rounds up info for gamer fans of this YouTube channel. Ages 8–12.


Peppa Pig is back in Peppa’s Busy Day Magnet Book (Jan. 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92545-7), First Day of School (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92547-1) and Peppa’s Halloween Party (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92543-3), illus. by Eone; and Peppa’s Story Time Box (June 28, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92544-0), ages 3–5. Lego DC Super Heroes return in Reader: Carnival Capers! by Eric Esquivel (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86815-0), and 8x8: Race Around The World! by Trey King, illus. by Sean Wang (Jan. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86797-9), ages 4–8; and Chapter Book: Attack of the Legion of Doom! by Jim Krieg (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86799-3), ages 7–10. Lego Star Wars features Droid Tales: Episodes IV-VI by Michael Price (July 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91110-8), Face Off (June 28, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92541-9), and Chapter Book: Tales of the Rebellion by Ace Landers, illus. by Ameet Studio (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87326-0), ages 7–10.

Little Charmers welcomes 8x8 Storybook #2 by Jenne Simon (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93225-7) and Reader #1 (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93224-0), ages 3–5; and 8X8 Storybook #3 by Simon (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94302-4), ages 3–6. El Chavo features El libro mágico/The Magic Book (July 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94954-5) and Un amigo robot/A Robot Friend (July 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94955-2) by Sonia Sander, ages 4–8. Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot is back in Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Naughty Nightcrawlers from Neptune (Jan. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-439-37708-9; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-439-37709-6) and Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Unpleasant Penguins from Pluto (May 31, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-63016-0; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-63017-7) by Dav Pilkey, illus. by Dan Santat, ages 4–8. New Lego Nonfiction titles are Deep Dive (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94770-1) and Dino Hunter (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94766-4), ages 4–8; and Knights and Castles (June 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94767-1) and Planets (June 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94765-7), ages 6–8. And Lego City welcomes Reader #13 by J.E. Bright (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91386-7), ages 4–8; and 8x8: Deep-Sea Treasure Dive by Trey King, illus. by Greg Hyland (Jan. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90591-6), ages 7–10.

Ratchet and Clank offers Hero Time Movie Reader by Meredith Rusu (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03042-6), ages 4–8; and The Movie Novel by Kate Howard (Feb. 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03041-9), ages 7–10. Scholastic Readers, Level 1 greets Giant Pandas by AnnMarie Anderson (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93549-4), ages 4–8. Giddyup, Scooby (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93226-4) is a new Scooby-Doo! Reader, ages 4–8. Shopkins offers five titles, among them 8x8: The Secret Shopkin (Apr. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03297-0) and Updated Ultimate Collector’s Guide (Apr. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90497-1), ages 4–8. And new Scholastic Readers, Level 2 are Hot Rod Hamster Meets His Match! by Cynthia Lord, illus. by Derek Anderson (Jan. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82591-7), ages 4–7; Fly Guy Presents: Snakes (Jan. 5, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85188-6) and Fly Guy Presents: The White House (June 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91737-7) by Tedd Arnold, ages 5–7; and Icky Sticky: Bats by Laaren Brown (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93550-0) and Life on Mars by Mary Kay Carson (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93548-7), ages 6–8.

New Branches titles are Haggis and Tank Unleashed: All Paws on Deck (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81887-2; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81886-5) and Digging for Dinos (Feb. 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81889-6; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81888-9) by Jessica Young, illus. by James Burks; Olive & Beatrix: The Super-Smelly Moldy Blob by Amy Marie Stadelmann (Mar. 29, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81485-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81484-3); Owl Diaries: A Woodland Wedding (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82558-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82557-3) and Eva and the New Owl (May 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82560-3; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82559-7) by Rebecca Elliott; and Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe: Jack and the Snackstalk by Noah Z. Jones (Jan. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84862-6; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84861-9), ages 5–7; and Dragon Masters: Song of the Poison Dragon by Tracey West, illus. by Damien Jones (Apr. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91388-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91387-4); Eerie Elementary: Recess Is a Jungle! (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87353-6; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87352-9) and The Science Fair Is Freaky! (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87368-0) by Jack Chabert, illus. by Sam Ricks; The Notebook of Doom: Rumble of the Coaster Ghost (Jan. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86498-5; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86497-8) and Snap of the Super-Goop (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86499-2) by Troy Cummings; Silver Pony Ranch: Sweet Buttercup by D.L. Green, illus. by Emily Wallis (Jan. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79770-2; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79769-6); Sam Hay’s Stella and the Night Sprites: Knit-Knotters, illus. by Turine Tran (Jan. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81999-2; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81998-5) and Tooth Bandits, illus. by Lisa Manuzak (Mar. 29, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82001-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82000-4), ages 6–8.

Lego Ninjago greets Reader #15 by (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92553-2), ages 6–8. Lego Nexo Knights presents Reader: The Power of the Fortrex (Apr. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93338-4), ages 6–8; and The Book of Monsters (June 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03488-2), Chapter Books: Fright Knight (Apr. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92555-6), Graduation Day (Apr. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92554-9), and Guide to Knighton (Feb. 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90586-2), ages 7–10. Who Would Win? offers seven titles by Jerry Pallotta, illus. by Rob Bolster, including Hammerhead vs. Bull Shark (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-30170-1), Komodo Dragon vs. King Cobra (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-30171-8), and Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Velociraptor (Jan. 5, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-17573-9), ages 6–9. Super Monsta Friends by Jason Tharp kicks off with Let’s Go! (Feb. 23, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83965-5) and Be You! (Feb. 23, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83964-8), ages 7–10. Lego Bionicle presents Chapter Book #3 by Ryder Windham (June 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92540-2), ages 7–10. And Lego Elves gains Chapter Book #2 by Stacia Deutsch (Jan. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85281-4), ages 7–10.

Thea Stilton introduces Thea Stilton and the Hollywood Hoax: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure by Thea Stilton (May 31, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87242-3), ages 7–10. R.L. Stine’s Monsterville launches with The Cabinet of Souls (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03252-9) and The Haunted Getaway (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03253-6) by Stine, ages 7–12. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice offers Movie Companion (Feb. 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91630-1), ages 7–10; and Movie Flip Book (Feb. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91627-1), ages 8–12. DC Comics: Secret Hero Society launches with Study Hall of Justice by Derek Fridolfs, illus. by Dustin Nguyen (Jan. 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82501-6, ages 8–12. Spirit Animals gains Tales of the Fallen Beasts, Special Edition by Brandon Mull (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90138-3) and Fall of the Beasts: The Return by Varian Johnson (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87696-4), ages 8–12. And The 39 Clues: Doublecross continues with Mission Hurricane by Jenny Goebel (Jan. 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-76748-4) and Mission Atomic by Sarwat Chadda (June 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-76751-4), ages 8–12.

Scholastic/Blue Sky

The Big Dark by Rodman Philbrick (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-78975-2). When a solar event knocks out the planet’s electricity, Charlie must risk his life to save his sick mother. Ages 8–12.


How Do Dinosaurs... by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague, continues with How Do Dinosaurs Write Their ABC’s withChalk?, ages 2–4; and How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends? (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82934-2), ages 3–5.


The Ants Go Marching: A Count-and-Sing Book by Priscilla Burris (Mar. 29, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82504-7) introduces counting concepts. Ages up to 3.

Busy Builders by Sam Hearn (Jan. 26, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79957-7). Construction vehicles and workers build a new school house. Ages up to 3.

Where Did All the Dinos Go? by Jim Benton (May 31, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-64789-2) is a search-and-find dinosaur tale. Ages up to 3.

You Are My Pumpkin by Joyce Wan (June 28, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88092-3) offers a Halloween-themed animal tale. Ages up to 3.

We Love to Sing Along: A Treasury of Four Classic Songs by Jimmie Davis, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church (June 28, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90137-6) rounds up four familiar songs. Ages 2–4.

Safe in a Storm by Stephen R. Swinburne, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (Apr. 26, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86792-4). Baby animals and their mothers find places to keep safe and warm during a storm. Ages 3–5.

Ten Little Bluebirds by Emily Ford, illus. by Russell Julian (Feb. 23, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79441-1). In this counting tale, 10 bluebirds disappear—and then return. Ages 3–5.

This Is the House That Monsters Built by Steve Metzger, illus. by Jared Lee (June 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-61112-1) offers a spooky spoof on “This Is the House That Jack Built.” Ages 3–5.

Kindergarten Is Cool! by Linda Elovitz Marshall, illus. by Chris Chatterton (June 28, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-65266-7) shares familiar milestones and moments of kindergarten. Ages 4–6.

Meet the Bobs and Tweets by Pepper Springfield, illus. by Kristy Caldwell (June 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87072-6). This series debut introduces two neighborhood families: one messy, one neat. Ages 4–8.


Carry and Learn adds Carry and Learn Opposites by Sarah Ward (Jan. 26, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79789-4), ages up to 3. Sandra Magsamen’s Heart-Felt books welcomes I’m Wild About You! (June 28, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-46839-8) and Itsy-Bitsy I Love You! (June 28, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-46841-1), ages up to 3. Stinky Face is back in Goodnight, Stinky Face (Apr. 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90592-3) and You Can Do It, Stinky Face! (Mar. 29, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-80648-0) by Lisa McCourt, illus. by Cyd Moore, ages up to 3. And Scholastic Early Learners welcomes My First Book of Colors (Jan. 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90341-7) and Slide and Find: ABC Animals (Jan. 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90344-8), ages up to 3; and Noisy Playful Pets: Woof! (Jan. 26, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90340-0), ages 3–5. Can You See What I See? spies Big Book of Search-and-Find Fun by Walter Wick (Jan. 26, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83863-4), ages 5–7.

Scholastic/Chicken House

Lucky by Chris Hill (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83977-8) is an adventure featuring dueling squirrel clans, peace-keeping dogs, and interspecies friendships. Ages 7–10.

Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85346-0) launches a trilogy about a brilliant boy, his loyal friends, and some very intelligent beetles. Ages 8–12.

Big Wish by Brandon Robshaw (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90411-7). A boy whose wishes always come true discovers that changing things isn’t always good. Ages 8–12.

Mischief at Midnight by Esme Kerr (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90403-2). A new girl brings mischief to Edie’s school in this follow-up to The Girl with the Glass Bird. Ages 8–12.

Longbow Girl by Linda Davies (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85345-3). In this trilogy debut, a Welsh girl travels back in time, using her archery skills to protect her family’s past and ensure its future. Ages 12–up.

Winter’s Bullet by William Osborne (Jan. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85344-6). A lock-picking boy in WWII Amsterdam is caught between pleasing the Nazis to survive and loyalty to his country. Ages 12–up.

Crow Mountain by Lucy Inglis (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90407-0). An old diary discovered in Montana entwines the fate of two British girls: one contemporary and one living in 1866. Ages 14–up.

Scholastic en Español

Titles in Spanish

Hay un Hombre Mosca en mi sopa (Fly Guy: There’s a Fly Guy in My Soup) by Tedd Arnold (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-64615-4), ages 4–8; ¡Más cosas que dice mi abuela! (Other Things My Grandmother Says) by Ana Galán, illus. by Pablo Pino (June 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-56270-6), ages 4–8; ¡Policías, ladrones y cocodrilos! (Lego City: Cops, Crocs, and Crooks!) by Trey King and Kenny Kiernan (May 31, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94102-0), ages 4–8; El Capitán Calzoncillos y la sensacional saga del señor Sohediondo (Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-a-Lot) by Dav Pilkey (June 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90354-7), ages 7–up; and Ser María: Amor y caos en el Bronx (Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx) by Sonia Manzano (May 31, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93351-3), ages 12–up.


Lionheart by Richard Collingridge (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83321-9). In a magical jungle, Richard’s stuffed lion helps him find the courage to face his fears. Ages 3–5.

Gary’s Garden by Gary Northfield (June 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86183-0) tells of a backyard filled with goofy characters in silly situations. Ages 7–10.

My Name Is Not Friday by Jon Walter (Jan. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85522-8). After taking the blame for his brother’s prank, a freeborn boy is sold into slavery during the Civil War. Ages 12–up.

Unbecoming by Jenny Downham (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90717-0). In this novel of three generations, Katie learns much about her family’s past from her grandmother, who has dementia. Ages 14–up.


Bunny vs. Monkey by Jamie Smart (Jan. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86184-7). After a monkey’s space ship crashes in a forest, he tries to banish all the animal residents. Ages 7–10.

The King of Kazoo by Norm Feuti (July 26, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-545-77088-0; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-77089-7). A king and his daughter discover an alchemist planning a dangerous experiment. Ages 8–10.


Amulet issues Firelight by Kazu Kibuishi (Feb. 23, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83966-2; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-43316-7), ages 8–12. The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix welcomes Claudia and Mean Janine: Full-Color Edition by Ann M. Martin, adapted and illus. by Raina Telgemeier (Jan. 26, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88623-9; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88622-2), ages 8–12. Cleopatra in Space discovers Secret of the Time Tablets by Mike Maihack (Apr. 26, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83868-9; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83867-2), ages 8–12. Dream Jumper kicks off with Nightmare Escape by Greg Grunberg, illus. by Lucas Turnbloom (June 28, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82603-7; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82604-4), ages 8–12. And Nnewts continues with The Rise of Herk by Doug TenNapel (Jan. 26, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-545-67652-6; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-67654-0), ages 8–12.


Princess! Fairy! Ballerina! by Bethanie Murguia (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-73240-6). On a playdate, three friends must decide what make-believe game they will play. Ages 3–5.

Hector and Hummingbird by Nicholas John Frith (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85701-7) spotlights the friendship between a chatty hummingbird and a bear who wants peace and quiet. Ages 4–8.

Cleo Edison Oliver, Playground Millionaire by Sundee T. Frazier (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82235-0; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82236-7). Inspired by a woman entrepreneur on TV, Cleo launches a tooth-pulling business at school. Ages 8–12.

Paris for Two by Phoebe Stone (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-44362-3). When Petunia and her family moves to Paris for a year, she and her older sister find the city has surprises in store. Ages 8–12.

To Catch a Cheat by Varian Johnson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-72239-1). Jackson Greene and his friends are framed for a crime in this sequel to The Great Greene Heist. Ages 8–12.

Unidentified Suburban Object by Mike Jung (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-78226-5). A bright Korean-American girl deals with being a “model-minority” in a town that lacks diversity. Ages 8–12.

The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-47432-0). This novel recounts events leading up to a teen’s suicide attempt and reveals how she recovers and moves on. Ages 12–up.

Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler’s Atomic Bomb: Young Adult Edition by Neal Bascomb (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-73243-7) adapts the author’s adult book, The Nazi Hunters. Ages 12–up.

A Hundred Hours of Night by Anna Woltz, trans. by Laura Watkinson (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84828-2). After running away from Amsterdam to New York City, Emilia experiences the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Ages 14–up.


Sylvie Scruggs is back in The Spelling Bee Scuffle by Lindsay Eyre (Apr. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-62031-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-62032-1), ages 7–10. The Colors of Madeleine continues with A Tangle of Gold by Jaclyn Moriarty (Mar. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-39740-7), ages 12–up. And Trent Reedy’s Divided We Fall concludes with The Last Full Measure (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-54877-9), ages 14–up.

Scholastic Nonfiction

Five-Minute True Stories: Animal BFFs by Aubre Andrus (July 26, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91419-2) present tales of unlikely animal friendships. Ages 4–8.


What If You Had issues What If You Had Animal Ears? by Sandra Markle, illus. by Howard McWilliam (Jan. 5, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85926-4), ages 4–8.


Come Home, Angus by Patrick Downes, illus. by Boris Kulikov (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-59768-5). Angus learns that when he’s grumpy, there is no place better than home with his loved ones. Ages 3–5.

Every Day Birds by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, illus. by Dylan Metrano (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-69980-8) introduces 20 types of birds. Ages 3–5.

The Pirate Jamboree by Mark Teague (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-63221-8). Four kids sail off on a swashbuckling adventure—until playtime is over. Ages 3–5.

Still a Gorilla! by Kim Norman, illus. by Chad Geran (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-75791-1). A silly gorilla who tries to be other zoo animals learns that he’s happiest being himself. Ages 3–5.

Super Bugs by Michelle Meadows, illus. by Bill Mayer (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68756-0) introduces a cast of Super Bugs that helps insects in danger. Ages 3–5.

Ten Hungry Pigs: An Epic Lunch Adventure by Derek Anderson (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-16848-9). In this counting adventure, one pig makes a sandwich—and other pigs show up. Ages 3–5.

All Year Round: A Story of the Seasons by Susan B. Katz, illus. by Eiko Ojala (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-74100-2). Two friends explore the seasons through iconic shapes and celebrations. Ages 4–6.

Bedtime Blastoff! by Luke Reynolds, illus. by Mike Yamada (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-77855-8). A boy imagines his bed turning into a car, a fire truck, and a spaceship. Ages 4–6.

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass by Dean Robbins, illus. by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko (Jan. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-39996-8). Over tea, Anthony and Douglass chat about their efforts to win rights for women and African-Americans. Ages 4–8.


Keep Me in Mind by Jaime Reed (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88381-8). Using alternating perspectives, this tells of a girl whose memory is erased by an accident and the boy who loves her. Ages 12–up.

P.S. I Like You by Kasie West (July 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85097-1). Lily falls for the mystery classmate with whom she exchanges notes and shares secrets. Ages 12–up.

The Possibility of Now by Kim Culbertson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-73146-1). A perfectionist girl stars in this novel about what happens when plans fall apart. Ages 12–up.

The Secret Language of Sisters by Luanne Rice (Feb. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83955-6). A teen paralyzed after a car accident can see and hear everything around her, but no one knows it. Ages 12–up.

Two Summers by Aimee Friedman (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-51807-9). In this split-narrative novel, a girl finds herself alternately face-to-face with a longtime crush and worlds away. Ages 12–up.

Kill the Boy Band by Goldy Moldavsky (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86747-4). Four friends’ devotion to a boy band has darkly comical and murderous results. Ages 14–up.

Scholastic Paperbacks

Jack Patton’s Battle Bugs gains The Komodo Conflict (Jan. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79148-9), The Dragonfly Defense (May 31, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94509-7), and The Snake Fight (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94512-7), ages 7–10. Geronimo Stilton: Creepella von Cacklefur continues with The Phantom of the Theater by Geronimo Stilton (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-75029-5), ages 7–10. Catherine Hapka’s Dolphin School dives in with Pearl’s Ocean Magic (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-75024-0), Echo’s Lucky Charm (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-75025-7), Splash’s Secret Friend (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-75026-4), and Flip’s Surprise Talent (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-75027-1), ages 7–10. Launching Jane Clarke’s Dr. KittyCat are Posy the Puppy (Mar. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87333-8), Clover the Bunny (Mar. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87336-9), and Daisy the Kitten (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87343-7), ages 7–10. Emma Is on the Air offers Undercover! by Ida Siegal (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68712-6; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68710-2), ages 7–10. The Fairy Tale Fairies by Daisy Meadows takes flight with seven books, among them Julia the Sleeping Beauty Fairy (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85189-3), Faith the Cinderella Fairy (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85195-4), and Aisha the Princess and the Pea Fairy (Feb. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85199-2), ages 7–10.

New Geronimo Stilton titles are The Cheese Experiment (June 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87252-2) and Special Edition: The Hunt for the Secret Papyrus (Mar. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87250-8), ages 7-10. Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy adds The Hour of Magic (May 31, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82336-4), ages 7–10. Joining Geronimo Stilton Cavemice are My Autosaurus Will Win! (Feb. 23, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87246-1) and Sea Monster Surprise (June 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87248-5), ages 7–10. Geronimo Stilton Journey Through Time issues The Race Against Time (Jan. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87241-6), ages 7–10. Geronimo Stilton Micekings debuts with Attack of the Dragons (Mar. 29, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87238-6) and The Famouse Fjord Race (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87239-3), ages 7–10. And The Underwater Planet (Jan. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87243-0) and Beware! Space Junk! are new to Geronimo Stilton Spacemice (Apr. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87245-4), ages 7–10. Amelia Cobb’s Zoe’s Rescue Zoo debuts with The Lonely Lion Cub (May 31, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84220-4), The Puzzled Penguin (May 31, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84222-8), and The Silky Seal Pup (July 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84224-2), ages 7–10.

Rainbow Magic: The School Day Fairies by Daisy Meadows launches with Marissa the Science Fairy by Daisy Meadows (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85205-0), Alison the Art Fairy (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85206-7), Lydia the Reading Fairy (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85207-4), and Kathryn the Gym Fairy (June 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85208-1), ages 7–10. I Survived offers I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937 by Lauren Tarshis (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86860-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-65850-8), ages 7–10. Eric Luper’s Key Hunters debuts with The Mysterious Moonstone (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82205-3; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82204-6) and The Spy’s Secret (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82209-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82206-0), ages 7–10. Magic Animal Friends by Daisy Meadows has eight additions, including Emily Prickleback’s Clever Idea (Jan. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90743-9), Olivia Nibblesqueak’s Messy Mischief (May 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94076-4), and Grace Woollyhop’s Musical Mystery (May 10, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94079-5), ages 7–10. The Puppy Place by Ellen Miles greets Sugar, Gummi and Lollipop (Jan. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85720-8) and Nala (Apr. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85723-9), ages 7–10.

Race the Wild continues with Outback All-Stars by Kristin Earhart (Apr. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94064-1), ages 7–10. New Rainbow Magic Special Editions by Daisy Meadows are Blossom the Flower Girl Fairy (Jan. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85202-9) and Skyler the Fireworks Fairy (May 10, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85204-3), ages 7–10. R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps: Most Wanted hunts down Here Comes the Shaggedy (Feb. 23, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82547-4) and Special Edition: The Haunter (June 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82545-0), ages 8–12. Grimmtastic Girls gains Snowflake Freezes Up by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams (Apr. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94534-9), ages 8–12. Ghosts of War introduces AWOL in North Africa (Mar. 29, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83706-4) and Fallen in Fredericksburg (Mar. 29, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83707-1) by Steve Watkins, ages 8–12. Backstories welcomes Wonder Woman: Amazon Warrior (Feb. 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92557-0) and Harley Quinn: Wild Card (May 31, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03071-6), ages 8–12. And new Wish Novels are Cake Pop Crush by Suzanne Nelson (Feb. 23, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85734-5), ages 8–12; and Nelson’s Macarons at Midnight (June 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88425-9) and Sit, Stay, Love by J.J. Howard (Jan. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86157-1), ages 9–12.

Scholastic Press

How to Dress a Dragon by Thelma Lynne Godin, illus. by Eric Barclay (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-67846-9). A boy offers tips on dressing a dragon—a task that isn’t quite as easy as it seems. Ages 3–5.

The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright, illus. by Jim Field (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87350-5). The friendship between a lion and a mouse reveals that there’s a lion and a mouse inside each of us. Ages 3–5.

Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. Smith (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91438-3) gives “Little Red Riding Hood” a safari spin. Ages 3–5.

Maxi the Little Taxi by Elizabeth Upton, illus. by Henry Cole (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79860-0). How does Maxi get clean after his first day of work leaves him very dirty? Ages 3–5.

Please Say Please! by Kyle T. Webster (July 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84485-7). A girl learns that good things come to those who say “please.” Ages 3–5.

Super Rawr! by Todd H. Doddler (June 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79969-0). On career day at school, a T. rex discloses he wants to be a superhero. Ages 3–5.

Emma and Julia Love Ballet by Barbara McClintock (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-439-89401-2) is the tale of an aspiring young dancer and a professional ballerina. Ages 4–8.

Super Happy Magic Forest by Matty Long (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86059-8) centers on five unlikely heroes on a quest to save a magical, joyous place. Ages 4–8.

Brave Like My Brother by Marc Tyler Nobleman (June 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88035-0). His soldier brother’s letters home bring the action of WWII alive and give Charlie the strength to be brave. Ages 7–10.

Allie, First at Last by Angela Cervantes (Mar. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81223-8). A girl in a family of achievers is determined to stand out in this novel of friendship, family, and finding one’s place. Ages 8–12.

Arf: A Bowser and Birdie Novel by Spencer Quinn (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-64334-4). A new girl in town digs up an old mystery in this sequel to Woof. Ages 8–12.

Audacity Jones to the Rescue by Kirby Larson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84056-9) launches a series about an adventure-loving orphan. Ages 8–12.

Secrets of Bearhaven by K.E. Rocha (Jan. 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81303-7). In this series debut, a boy is whisked off to a secret oasis his parents have created for bears. Ages 8–12.

Best Friends for Never by Adrienne Maria Vrettos (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-56149-5). When a friendship pact goes awry, Hattie must figure out how to make amends. Ages 8–12.

The Enemy Above: A Novel of World War II by Michael P. Spradlin (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85782-6). In this thriller, a Jewish Ukrainian boy sets out to rescue his grandmother after she is captured by the Gestapo. Ages 8–12.

Fortune Falls by Jenny Goebel (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81190-3). In Sadie’s town, superstitions are deadly serious and kids are divided into the Lucky and the Luckless. Ages 8–12.

The Hero Two Doors Down: Based on the True Story of Friendship Between a Boy and a Baseball Legend by Sharon Robinson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-80451-6). A Brooklyn boy becomes friends with his neighbor, Jackie Robinson, in this tale inspired by real events. Ages 8–12.

Josh Baxter Levels Up by Gavin Brown (Feb. 23, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-77294-5). A video game lover who is again the new kid at school makes a plan to make it to the next level—and the next grade. Ages 8–12.

The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-55274-5) centers on a girl desperate to discover her destiny, which will enable her to see her deceased mother again. Ages 8–12.

The Only Girl in School by Natalie Standiford (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82996-0). When her best friend moves away, Claire, the only remaining girl at school, is suddenly an outsider. Ages 8–12.

Oona Finds an Egg by Adele Griffin, illus. by Mike Wu (Jan. 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-73279-6) introduces the Oodlethunks series, starring a prehistoric girl and her Stone Age family. Ages 8–12.

Ruby Lee and Me by Shannon Hitchcock (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-78230-2). After a segregated southern town gets its first black teacher, two girls—one black, one white—learn how prejudice affects their friendship. Ages 8–12.

Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84660-8). A white and an Indian-American boy gain strength from each other from afar as they navigate life. Ages 8–12.

Saving Wonder by Mary Knight (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82893-2). Curley must decide whether to fight to save his beloved Kentucky mountain when a mining company threatens to destroy it. Ages 8–12.

Sealed with a Secret by Lisa Schroeder (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90734-7). In a London flea market, Phoebe discovers a magical spell in this story about sisters and secrets. Ages 8–12.

Slacker by Gordon Korman (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82315-9). A boy cruises through school doing as little work as possible gets his comeuppance in a battle with an overachiever mean girl. Ages 8–12.

Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-66577-3). A boy faces down deadly animals, dangerous men, and the fury of nature on a quest to locate his beloved pony. Ages 8–12.

Wandmaker by Ed Masessa (May 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86174-8). Henry, his sister, and the last Wandmaker must save the kids’ father from an evil wizard and bring magic back into the world. Ages 8–12.

The World From Up Here by Cecilia Galante (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84845-9). Fearful Wren faces big choices when her fearless cousin appears and dares her to spread her wings. Ages 8–12.

Mission Mumbai: A Novel of Sacred Cows, Snakes, and Stolen Toilets by Mahtab Narsimhan (Mar. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-74651-9). When disaster strikes, Dylan and Rohit realize they have to set aside their differences to navigate India safely, confront family issues, and salvage their friendship. Ages 9–12.

Everland by Wendy Spinale (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83694-4). This reimagining of the Peter Pan story is set in a London that has been destroyed in a blitz of bombs and disease. Ages 12–up.

Same But Different: Teen Life on the Autism Express by Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, and RJ Peete (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-09468-9). Peete and her twins address the challenges and triumphs of being a teen who has autism, and its effects on family, school, friends, and life. Ages 12–up.

Titans by Victoria Scott (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-80601-5). With her financially ruined family slipping away from her, should Astrid bet her future on a race she has no hope of winning? Ages 12–up.

Without Annette by Jane B. Mason (May 31, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81995-4). After enrolling at a boarding school with her girlfriend, Josie must forge her own path when their relationship crumbles. Ages 12–up.

It’s All Your Fault by Paul Rudnick (Jan. 26, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-545-46428-4). Straight-laced Caitlin blames her famous cousin when she lands in jail after a wild weekend. Ages 14–up.

One Silver Summer by Rachel Hickman (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-80892-7). After her mother dies in an accident, Sass goes to live with her uncle in Cornwall and falls for a boy with a secret. Ages 14–up.

Run by Kody Keplinger (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83113-0). A girl with a wild reputation and an overprotected, legally blind girl run away together and confront some ugly secrets. Ages 14–up.

The Sleeping Prince by Melinda Salisbury (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92127-5). Errin must make a choice that could affect the whole kingdom in this sequel to The Sin Eater’s Daughter. Ages 14–up.


Hot Rod Hamster is back in Hot Rod Hamster Meets His Match! by Cynthia Lord, illus. by Derek Anderson (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82592-4), ages 4–7. Tony Baloney returns in Yo Ho Ho, Halloween by

Pam Muñoz Ryan, illus. by Edwin Fotheringham (June 28, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90885-6), ages 5–7. Ranger in Time releases Race to the South Pole by Kate Messner, illus. by Kelley McMorris (June 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-63925-5), ages 7–10. Paloma joins Shelter Pet Squad by Cynthia Lord, illus. by Erin McGuire (Jan. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-63603-2; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-63604-9), ages 7–10. The Yeti Files gains Attack of the Kraken by Kevin Sherry (Apr. 26, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85781-9), ages 7–10. Dumbness Is a Dish Best Served Cold by Jim Benton is a new Dear Dumb Diary: Deluxe Edition (June 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93228-8), ages 8–12. Horses of the Dawn by Kathryn Lasky adds Wild Blood (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68300-5), ages 8–12. And Mayhem joins Lawless by Jeffrey Salane (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-45033-1), ages 8–12.

TombQuest concludes with The Final Kingdom by Michael Northrop (Mar. 29, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-72342-8), ages 8–12. UFiles wraps up with A Crown of Dragons by Chris d’Lacey (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-60883-1), ages 8–12. Upside-Down Magic continues with Sticks & Stones by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins (May 31, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-80049-5), ages 8–12. Whatever After issues Genie in a Bottle by Sarah Mlynowski (Apr. 26, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85102-2), ages 8–12. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland offers Escaping Peril (Jan. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68544-3) and Talons of Power (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68540-5), ages 8–12. Mark of the Thief adds Rise of the Wolf by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Jan. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-56204-1), ages 9–12. Eliot Schrefer’s Ape Quartet delivers Rescued (Apr. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-65503-3), ages 12–up. And The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater closes with The Raven King (Apr. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-42498-1), ages 14–up.


Drag Teen by Jeffery Self (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82993-9). In this debut novel, a boy’s friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competition for a college scholarship. Ages 14–up.

Silver Dolphin


Look Through continues with Look Through: Farm, illus. by Fhiona Galloway (May 10, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-580-8) and Look Through: Sea, illus. by Fiona Galloway (May 10, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-658-4), ages up to 3. Peekaboo Pals by Becky Davies, illus. by Gareth Lucas, grows with Peekaboo Pals 123 (Apr. 12, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-521-1) and Peekaboo Pals A to Z (Apr. 12, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-520-4), ages 3–up. Smithsonian Readers picks up Smithsonian Readers: Read with Me! Pre-Level 1 by Courtney Acampora and Kaitlyn DiPerna (Mar. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-571-6), ages 4–up. Joining Make and Move are Make and Move: Human Body by Anita Ganeri (Apr. 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-489-4), and Make and Move: Shark by Jen Green (Apr. 12, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-490-0), ages 5–up. And Calls of the Wild adds Calls of the Wild: Nighttime Animals: Experience the Wild at Night! by Paul Beck (Apr. 12, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-425-2), ages 5–up.

The Ultimate Interactve Guide to... grows with The Ultimate Interactive Guide to Natural Disasters by Ian Graham, illus. by Sebastian Quigley and Nicholas Forder (June 14, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-567-9) and The Ultimate Interactive Guide to the Universe by Jacqueline Mitton (June 14, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-568-6), ages 7–up. New to Build It is Build the Robot by Steve Parker (Mar. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-488-7), ages 7–up. Explore expands with Explore a T. Rex by Dennis Schatz, illus. by Davide Bonadonna and Christian Keitzmueller (May 10, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-395-8) and Explore the Human Body by Luann Columbo, illus. by Craig Zukerman and Jennifer Fairman (May 10, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-396-5), ages 8–up. And Extreme Animals adds Extreme Animals: Predators by Paul Beck (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-384-2), ages 8–up.

Simon & Schuster

Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood, illus. by Sally Wern Comport (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3095-1; Spanish ed, ISBN 978-1-4814-6657-8). The true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash. Ages 4–8.

Bring Me a Rock! by Daniel Miyares (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4602-0). A tiny bug stands up to the power-hungry grasshopper king. Ages 4–8.

Can One Balloon Make an Elephant Fly? by Dan Richards, illus. by Jeff Newman (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-5215-2). Evan and his mom use their imagionations to answer this titular question. Ages 4–8.

Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery by David Gordon (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-2441-8). Karen and the other extremely cute animals stand up to bullies to prove they’re good builders. Ages 4–8.

I’ll Catch You If You Fall by Mark Sperring, illus. by Layn Marlow (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5206-9). A tale about the people in our lives who are always there to look out for us. Ages 4–8.

It Came in the Mail by Ben Clanton (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0360-3). Liam gets a big surprise when he writes a letter to his mailbox asking for something in return. Ages 4–8.

Maggie and Wendel: Imagine Everything! by Cori Doerrfeld (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3974-9). A brother and sister elephant let their big imaginations take them on wild adventures. Ages 4–8.

The Night Gardener by Terry Fan and Eric Fan (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3978-7). In a picture book debut, magnificent topiaries mysteriously appear outside William’s window and all around town. Ages 4–8.

No, No, Gnome! by Ashlyn Anstee (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3091-3). Gnome cannot wait to help his friends harvest the school garden. Ages 4–8.

Oh No, Astro! by Matt Roeser, illus. by Brad Woodard (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3976-3). A grumpy asteroid is thrown out of orbit and takes a journey through space in this picture book debut. Ages 4–8.

Rosco vs. the Baby by Lindsay Ward (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3657-1). Rosco the family dog defends his turf when a new baby comes home. Ages 4–8.

That Stinks! A Punny Show-and-Tell by Alan Katz, illus. by Stephen Gilpin (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-7880-0) features comic characterizations of familiar puns during a class show-and-tell session. Ages 4–8.

A Tiger Tail: (Or What Happened to Anya on Her First Day of School) by Mike Boldt (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4885-7). On the first day of school Anya wakes up to discover that she has grown a tiger tail. Ages 4–8.

Inside of a Dog — Young Readers Edition: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz, illus. by Sean Vidal Edgerton (Mar. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5093-5). An adaptation of the bestselling guide to understanding how dogs experience the world. Ages 8–12.

Little Cat’s Luck by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2488-2). This novel in verse, a companion to Little Dog, Lost, follows a calico cat on a journey to find a special place. Ages 8–12.

Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat by Gary Paulsen (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5223-6). During a storm, six students who get stuck together while sheltering in a school restroom discover friendship. Ages 8–12.

Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-6601-2). Twelve-year-old Finley uncovers family secrets when she escapes to a strange spot in the woods behind her grandparents’ house as she tries to ease her anxiety and depression. Ages 8–12.

The Tale of a No-Name Squirrel by Radhika R. Dhariwal, illus. by Audrey Benjaminsen (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4475-0). Readers solve riddles with Squirrel as he makes a dangerous quest in this debut animal fantasy-adventure. Ages 8–12.

Waiting for Augusta by Jessica Lawson (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4839-0). Following the death of his father, 11-year-old Ben teams up with a mysterious runaway named Noni for a surprise-filled adventure. Ages 8–12.

Every Second Counts by Sophie McKenzie (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3926-8). Nat and Charlie are on the run and in more danger than ever in this sequel to In a Split Second. Ages 12–up.

The Flip Side by Shawn Johnson (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6021-7). In Olympic gold medalist Johnson’s first novel, Charlie leads a secret double life as an ordinary high school girl and an elite gymnast. Ages 12–up.

Invisible Fault Lines by Kristen-Paige Madonia (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3071-5). Callie tries to rebuild her life and investigate her father’s disappearance for herself. Ages 12–up.

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0454-9). Andie’s father’s political scandal costs Andie her summer pre-med internship, and lands both of them back in the same house, together for the first time in years. Ages 12–up.

Cure for the Common Universe by Christian McKay Heidicker (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5027-0). Sixteen-year-old Jaxon is sent to rehab for video-game addiction in this debut. Ages 14–up.

The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love by Sarvenaz Tash (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5653-1). Graham tries to get his best friend Roxanne to fall in love with him. Ages 14–up.

Gemini by Sonya Mukherjee (July 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5677-7). The story of 17-year-old conjoined twins is told in alternating perspectives, marking Mukherjee’s debut. Ages 14–up.

The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0409-9). Still reeling from his sister’s death, 16-year-old Quinn is dragged to his first college party, where he falls for a hot guy and starts imagining a potentially happy future. Ages 14–up.

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5229-8). Keeley and her friends make the most of their remaining time together after a storm floods their hometown and everyone is ordered to pack up and leave. Ages 14–up.

Lucky Few by Kathryn Ormsbee (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5528-2). The life of homeschooler Stevie gets all shook up when she meets a strange boy, Max, who survived a freak near-fatal accident and is now obsessed with death. Ages 14–up.

Remix by Non Pratt (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-9775-7). Ruby and Kaz test the strength of their friendship over a weekend at a summer music festival in this novel told in alternating perspectives. Ages 14–up.

Thanks for the Trouble by Tommy Wallach (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1880-5). Parker hasn’t spoken a word in five years and skips school to hang out in hotels, killing time by watching the guests—until he meets a silver-haired girl named Zelda. Ages 14–up.


Andy & Sandy by Tomie dePaola with Jim Lewis adds Andy & Sandy’s Anything Adventure (Mar. 8, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4157-5) and When Andy Met Sandy (Mar. 8, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4155-1), ages 4–8. New to Bear & Hare by Emily Gravett are Bear & Hare — Share! (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6217-4) and Bear & Hare — Where’s Bear? (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5615-9), ages 4–8. The Kicks picks up Settle the Score by Alex Morgan (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5104-8), ages 8–12. Moon Base Alpha speeds along with Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2336-6), ages 8–12. The Neil Flambé Capers gains Neil Flambé and the Duel in the Desert by Kevin Sylvester (Feb. 23, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1041-0), ages 8–12. Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape continues with Rise of the Robot Army by Robert Venditti, illus. by Dusty Higgins (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0557-7), ages 9–12. Joining the Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick is Mother-Daughter Book Camp (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-7183-2), ages 10–14. A Wells & Wong Mystery welcomes Poison Is Not Polite by Robin Stevens (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2215-4), ages 10–up. And the Internment Chronicles concludes with Broken Crowns by Lauren DeStefano (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-9637-8), ages 12–up.


The Saddest Toilet in the World by Sam Apple, illus. by Sam Ricks (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5122-2). When a boy refuses to become potty-trained, the toilet is crestfallen and hits the road. Ages 3–7.

The Lending Zoo by Frank Asch (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-6678-4). A tiger goes missing from The Lending Zoo, a “zoo-brary” that lends out all types of animals. Ages 4–8.

Maybe Mother Goose by Esmé Raji Codell, illus. by Elisa Chavarri (June 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4036-3) features twists on favorite Mother Goose rhymes. Ages 4–8.

My Dog Spot by Jack E. Levin and Norma R. Levin, preface by Mark R. Levin (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6907-4) presents a tale of a boy and his beloved dog. Ages 4–8.

Where’s the Princess? And Other Fairy Tale Searches by Chuck Whelon (Feb. 16, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4633-4) is a fairy-tale inspired search and find activity book. Ages 5–8.

The Classy Crooks Club by Alison Cherry (Mar. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4637-2). AJ discovers that her strict grandmother’s “bridge group” is actually a club of crooks. Ages 8–12.

Donny’s Inferno by P.W. Catanese (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3800-1). A 12-year-old boy must keep the kinder, gentler underworld from reverting to its previous terrifying incarnation. Ages 8–12.

The First Last Day by Dorian Cirrone (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5813-9). In a middle grade debut, Haleigh’s magic paints hold the key to family secrets and creating a time loop that gives her an endless summer. Ages 8–12.

The Last Boy at St. Edith’s by Lee Gjertsen Malone (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4435-4). In Malone’s debut, seventh grade prankster Jeremy tries to get expelled from the all-girls academy where he’s the only boy left after the school’s brief experiment in co-education. Ages 8–12.

Sara Lost and Found by Virginia Castleman (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3871-1). Sisters Anna and Sara must rely on each other as they face being separated by the foster care. Ages 8–12.

Soar by Tracy Edward Wymer (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4711-9). Eddie tries to honor his father’s birding legacy—and impress a girl—by winning the science fair in Wymer’s first novel. Ages 8–12.

Summer of Lost and Found by Rebecca Behrens (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5896-2). Nell gets wrapped up in a centuries-old mystery when her botanist mother drags her to Roanoke Island for the summer. Ages 8–12.

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1: Locker Hero by Rachel Renée Russell (Apr. 19, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6001-9) kicks off a series featuring a boy who has previously been homeschooled and now must navigate life as a student at a public middle school. Ages 8–12.

The BFF Bucket List by Dee Romito (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4643-3). Best friends Skylar and Ella ty to save their shifting friendship by creating the ultimte summer BFF bucket list. Ages 9–13.

Lost in Ireland by Cindy Callaghan (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6207-5). On a family vacation to Ireland, Meghan tries to turn around the bad luck she believes came in a mysterious chain letter from a stranger in the Emerald Isle. Ages 9–13.

The Sleepover by Jen Malone (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5261-8). Three friends try to piece together the evidently outrageous antics of their sleepover the night before, when they may have been hypnotized. Ages 9–13.

You’re Invited Too by Jen Malone and Gail Nall (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3200-9). Running a party-planning business isn’t the fun that four friends thought it would be. Ages 9–13.

The It Girl by Katy Birchall (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6362-1) launches a series about a painfully shy girl who is thrust into the spotlight when her father marries a famous actress. Ages 9–13.

Queen of Likes by Hillary Homzie (Apr. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4521-4). Karma, a queen of social media, is forced to quit posting cold turkey when her parents take away her phone as punishment. Ages 9–13.

Valkyrie by Kate O’Hearn (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4737-9) is the first title in a series starring a Norse goddess whose first mission is to reap the soul of a human fallen soldier. Ages 9–13.


The Underpants Books rolls along with Aliens Love Dinopants by Claire Freedman, illus. by Ben Cort (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6736-0), ages 4–7. Jeter Publishing welcomes Derek Jeter Presents Night at the Stadium by Phil Bildner, illus. by Tom Booth (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2655-8), ages 4–8.

A Frank Asch Bear Book picks up Pizza by Frank Asch (June 14, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-6676-0), ages 4–8. Angel Wings by Michelle Misra, illus. by Samantha Chaffey, flies along with Birthday Surprise (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5801-6) and New Friends (June 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5798-9), ages 6–9. And Heroes in Training by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams, illus. by Craig Phillips, presents Perseus and the Monstrous Medusa (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3516-1; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3515-4), ages 6–9.

Joining Mermaid Tales is Twist and Shout by Debbie Dadey, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4079-0), ages 6–9. Nancy Drew Clue Book by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Peter Francis, introduces Big Top Flop (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4000-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3752-3) and Movie Madness (July 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5821-4), ages 6–9. New to Candy Fairies is A Minty Mess by Helen Perelman, illus. by Erica-Jane Waters (June 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4681-5), ages 7–10. And The Friendship Garden grows with Sweet Peas and Honeybees by Jenny Meyerhoff, illus. by Éva Chatelain (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3918-3), ages 7–10. Sparkle Spa gears up with Wedding Bell Blues by Jill Santopolo (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2394-6), ages 7–10.

Bambi’s Classic Animal Tales greets Djibi by Felix Salten, trans. by Raya Levin (Feb. 16, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-8764-2), ages 8–12. Five Kingdoms adds Death Weavers by Brandon Mull (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-9709-2), ages 8–12. New to Galactic Hot Dogs is Galactic Hot Dogs 2: The Wiener Strikes Back by Max Brallier, illus. by Rachel Maguire (May 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2496-7), ages 8–12. Goddess Girls greets Echo the Copycat by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5002-7), ages 8–12. Hardy Boys Adventures by Franklin W. Dixon offers The Madman of Black Bear Mountain (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3881-0) and Showdown at Widow Creek (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3878-0), ages 8–12. Hunters of Chaos gains The Circle of Lies by Crystal Velasquez (Feb. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2455-4), ages 8–12. New to Nancy Drew Diaries by Carolyn Keene is The Sign in the Smoke (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3817-9), ages 8–12. Spooksville by Christopher Pike gains The Deadly Past (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1091-5) and The Hidden Beast (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1095-3), ages 8–12. Survivors by Kathleen Duey and Karen A. Bale carries on with Swamp: Louisiana, 1851 (July 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2784-5), ages 8–12. The Unwanteds lands Island of Dragons by Lisa McMann (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-9337-7), ages 8–12. And Crown of Three adds The Lost Realm by J.D. Rinehart (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2446-2), ages 9–13.

S&S/Aladdin/Beyond Words

The Book of What If...? Questions and Activities for Curious Minds by Matt Murrie and Andrew R McHugh (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-529-3). encourages kids to explore and engage with the world around them by asking more than 80 unusual and thought-provoking questions. Ages 8–12.

Surviving Middle School: Navigating the Halls, Riding the Social Roller Coaster, and Unmasking the Real You by Luke Reynolds (July 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-555-2). A guide full of real-life experiences written by a veteran teacher. Ages 10–14.


Be What You Want welcomes So, You Want to Be a Coder? Plug In to the World of Cyberspace, from Video Games to Robots by Jane (J. M.) Bedell (May 17, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-580-4), ages 8–12.


A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Lucy Ruth Cummins (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4889-5). A hungry lion sets out to enjoy the day with his animal friends, until they suddenly start disappearing. Ages 4–8.

Ida, Always by Caron Levis, illus. by Charles Santoso (Feb. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2640-4). The inspired-by-real-events story of friendship and loss featuring two polar bears in the New York’s Central Park Zoo. Ages 4–8.

If Not for You by Bob Dylan, illus. by David Walker (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4516-4881-2) imagines Bob Dylan’s 1970 song as portraying the bottomless love between a parent and a child. Ages 4–8.

The Storyteller by Evan Turk (June 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3518-5) is an original folktale that celebrates the power of story. Ages 4–8.

The Sword in the Stove by Frank W. Dormer (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3167-5). Two knights have their dinner derailed when they find a series of strange objects in their stove. Ages 4–8.

Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin (June 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-8506-8) offers a look at the days leading up to the tragic events and how that day impacted the lives of four middle schoolers in different part of the country. Ages 8–12.

Withering-by-Sea by Judith Rossell (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4367-8). In this darkly comic Victorian novel, 11-year-old orphan Stella finds adventure at the damp Hotel Majestic where she lives with her aunts. Ages 8–12.

This Is Not a Werewolf Story by Sandra Evans (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4480-4). In this debut novel, loner Raul longs for the weekends when he can leave boarding school for the lighthouse deep in the woods where he awaits the shapeshifting phenomenon that makes him feel at home. Ages 9–12.

You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Jeffery Boston Weatherford (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4938-0). This history in verse celebrates the pioneering African-American pilots of WWII. Ages 9–12.

Girl About Town by Adam Shankman and Laura L. Sullivan (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4787-4). Lucille moves to Hollywood and becomes Lulu, the newest It Girl. But her dark past may catch up with her in this romantic mystery. Ages 14–up.

100 Days of Cake by Shari Goldhagen (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4856-7). Goldhagen’s debut introduces a teen girl deal with depression and the unpredictable variables in her life. Ages 14–up.


Suite for Human Nature by Diane Charlotte Lampert, illus. by Eric Puybaret (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-5373-9). This folktale about Mother Nature is inspired by a Lampert’s musical piece written with Wynton Marsalis. Ages up to 3.

Have a Look, Says Book. by Richard Jackson, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2105-8) offers a look at the ways we discover new things. Ages 3–7.

Bloom by Doreen Cronin, illus. by David Small (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-0620-9). Bloom the mud fairy is banished because of her messiness until an ordinary girl coaxes her back to save the kingdom. Ages 4–8.

What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? Poems for When a Person Needs a Poem by Judith Viorst, illus. by Lee White (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2355-7) collects verses about a roller coaster of emotions. Ages 6–9.

Ollie’s Odyssey by William Joyce (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-7355-3). A beloved but lost stuffed rabbit embarks on a quest to save himself as well as all the other stuffies who are lost. Ages 7–11.

Somewhere Among by Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3786-8). In this debut novel in verse, a Japanese-American girl worries about not belonging in either of her family’s two worlds in Japan and the U.S. Ages 9–12.

Trouble the Water by Frances O’Roark Dowell (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2463-9). New friends Callie (who is black) and Wendell (who is white) face prejudices in their segregated Kentucky town as they try to solve a ghostly mystery. Ages 9–13.

Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-8242-5). The authors write in alternating voices of a fox and a girl in this story of two sisters and the shadow fox that connects them to the spirit world. Ages 10–14.

As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1590-3). During their first summer in the country with their ailing grandfather, two brothers try to prove their bravery with dramatic results. Ages 10–up.

Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend by Alan Cumyn (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3980-0). Shiels falls for the first-ever interspecies transfer student at her school. Ages 14–up.

The Last Execution by Jesper Wung-Sung, trans. by Lindy Falk van Rooyen (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2965-8) This story of a teenage boy sentenced to death, told in the voices of 11 different bystanders, is inspired by the last execution in Denmark’s history. Ages 14–up.


The Chicken Squad returns in Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Stephen Gilpin (May 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5046-1), ages 7–10.


Snail and Slug by Denys Cazet (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4506-1) focuses on the friendship between a snail and a slug. Ages 4–8.

S&S/Beach Lane

Before We Met by Laura Krauss Melmed, illus. by Jing Jing Tsong (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-4156-9). An expectant mother tells her little one about all the dreams and love she had for him or her even before they met. Ages 4–8.

The Class by Boni Ashburn, illus. by Kimberly Gee (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2248-3). Twenty young students in 19 different homes get ready for the first day of kindergarten. Ages 4–8.

Dig In! by Cindy Jenson-Elliott, illus. by Mary Peterson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-1261-3) celebrates all the surprised one find down in the dirt. Ages 4–8.

Good Night, Baddies by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Juli Kangas (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0984-1). The softer side of familiar fairy tale baddies shows as they come together after a long day of scheming to get ready for bed. Ages 4–8.

Rain Fish by Lois Ehlert (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6152-8). When rain makes puddles the “rain fish”—various colorful materials that float in the storm’s waters—come out and play. Ages 4–8.


The Lighthouse Family makes room for The Otter by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Preston McDaniels (Mar. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6045-3), ages 6–10. Ribblestrop concludes with Ribblestrop Forever! by Andy Mulligan (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-9910-2), ages 8–12.

S&S/Little Simon

Animal Numbers by Thomas Flintham (June 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6937-1). This counting book showcases whales, elephants, and various critters. Ages up to 4.

Kiss Baby’s Boo-Boo by Karen Katz (May 3, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4208-4). Readers can lift the flaps on each spread to see the best way to cure a boo-boo: with love and a kiss from their family. Ages up to 4.

Seeking a Witch by Angela DiTerlizzi, illus. by Allie Smith (July 26, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6959-3). Two trick-or-treaters on Halloween night go on a haunted adventure to find the perfect witch. Ages up to 4.

ABCs on Wheels by Ramon Olivera, illus. by Ramon Olivera (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3244-3) is an alphabet title spotlighting all kinds of things that go. Ages 3–7.

Spot, the Cat by Henry Cole (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4225-1) offers a glimpse of a day in the life of a cat named Spot who sneaks away from home for an adventure. Ages 4–8.

Food Trucks! by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Jay Cooper (May 24, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6521-2) is a truck-shaped lift-the-flap title featuring visual food menus. Ages 4–up.


Noah’s Park by Sam Williams begins with two titles about a group of animal friends: Art Barn (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4259-6) and Jungle Gym (May 3, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4261-9), ages 2–5. The Adventures of Sophie Mouse continues with The Clover Curse by Poppy Green, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5184-0), ages 5–9. Captain Awesome is back in Captain Awesome Meets Super Dude! Super Special (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6696-7) and Captain Awesome vs. the Sinister Substitute Teacher (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5859-7) by Stan Kirby, illus. by George O’Connor, ages 5–9. And The DATA Set by Ada Hopper, illus. by Sam Ricks, kicks off with Don’t Disturb the Dinosaurs (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5732-3), March of the Mini Beasts (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5729-3), The Sky Is Falling (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6310-2), and Robots Rule the School (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6313-3), ages 5–9.

Did You Know? adds Monsters Are Real! (July 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6782-7) and Turkeys Strike Out (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5169-7) by Hannah Eliot, illus. by Aaron Spurgeon, ages 4–8. New to Galaxy Zack by Ray O’Ryan, illus. by Jason Kraft, are Science Fair Disaster! (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5877-1) and Space Camp (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6301-0), ages 5–9. Greetings from Somewhere welcomes The Mystery of the Secret Society by Harper Paris, illus. by Marcos Calo (Mar. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5172-7), ages 5–9. Heidi Heckelbeck stars in Heidi Heckelbeck Makes a Wish: Super Special! by Wanda Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6614-1), ages 5–9. Joining The Kingdom of Wrenly is The Pegasus Quest by Jordan Quinn, illus. by Robert McPhillips (Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5871-9), ages 5–9. Rider Woofson by Walker Styles, illus. by Ben Whitehouse, offers Ghosts and Goblins and Ninja, Oh My! (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6307-2) and Undercover in the Bow-Wow Club (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6304-1), ages 5–9. And Tales from Maple Ridge welcomes The New Kid by Grace Gilmore, illus. by Petra Brown (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4747-8), ages 5–9. And Ken Jennings’ Junior Genius Guides rolls along with Dinosaurs by Ken Jennings, illus. by Mike Lowery (Feb. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2956-6), ages 8–10.


Follow Me! by Ellie Sandall (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7147-3). Lemurs follow the leader through adventures and play all the way to naptime. Ages 4–8.

The Moon’s Almost Here by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Tomie dePaola (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2062-4). Animals settle in for the night in this bedtime book. Ages 4–8.

You Must Be This Tall by Steven Weinberg (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2981-8). Two friends—one short and one tall—must come up with a plan to overcome a serious height restriction so they can ride a roller coaster together. Ages 4–8.

The Adventures of Lettie Peppercorn by Sam Gayton, illus. by Poly Bernatene (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4769-0). An alchemist peddles a new magical invention—and the key that could unlock Lettie Peppercorn’s family secrets. Ages 8–12.

Red Moon Rising by K.A. Holt (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3626-7). Space-farmer Rae Darling is kidnapped and trained to become a warrior against her own people in a middle grade space western. Ages 10–14.

The Ballad of a Broken Nose by Arne Svingen, trans. by Kari Dickson (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1542-2). A relentlessly positive teenager uses his love of opera to cope with his less-than-perfect home life. Ages 10–up.

Draw the Line by Laurent Linn (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5280-9). When a hate crime rocks his small Texas town, high-school artist and sci-fi geek Adrian, who is also gay, is spurred into action in this debut novel. Ages 12–up.

The Language of Stars by Louise Hawes (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6241-9). Sarah is forced to take a summer poetry class as punishment for trashing the home of a famous poet. Ages 12–up.

Daughters of Ruin by K.D. Castner (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3665-6) follows the four fierce princesses of enemy kingdoms as their worlds collide in the throes of war. Ages 14–up.

The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4935-9). In Smith’s first novel, a young woman struggles to find strength and make sense of her life after suffering the trauma of being raped. Ages 14–up.

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (Mar. 8, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-6835-1) launches the Dark Artifices series starring the Shadowhunters of Los Angeles and serves as a sequel to the Mortal Instruments books. Ages 14–up.


Mouseheart introduces Hopper’s Destiny by Lisa Fiedler, illus. by Vivienne To (Mar. 15, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2090-7), ages 8–12. And The Keepers’ Chronicles issues The Skylighter by Becky Wallace (Mar. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0568-3), ages 14–up.

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Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3254-2). On a summer trip to Italy to meet her long-absent father, Lina discovers her late mother’s journal and uncovers a magical world of secret romances, art, and hidden bakeries in Tuscany. Ages 12–up.

Ascending the Boneyard by C.G. Watson (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3184-2). Tosh escapes the pain of his family life by playing a videogame that suddenly becomes all too real. Ages 14–up.

Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman (Feb. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3269-6) reimagines the origins of the infamous pirate Blackbeard and tells the story of the girl who captured his heart and then broke it. Ages 14–up.

Boys of Summer by Jessica Brody (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6349-2). The loyalties of three friends are tested during their latest, not-so-carefree summer at Winlock Harbor. Ages 14–up.

The Epidemic by Suzanne Young (Apr. 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4470-5) continues the story of Quinn, a closer: a person hired to play the role of the recently deceased in order to give their families closure. Ages 14–up.

Escaping Perfect by Emma Harrison (Mar. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4212-1). Cecilia runs away from her prestigious family to become someone else and live the life of a normal teenager. Ages 14–up.

Essential Maps for the Lost by Deb Caletti (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1516-3). Madison tries to find herself as she helps a boy deal with the grief following his mother’s death. Ages 14–up.

How to Disappear by Ann Redisch Stampler (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4393-7). After a young woman is murdered in the woods near Nicolette’s house, she’s on the run, dodging a young hit man. Ages 14–up.

Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies by Laura Stampler (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5989-1). Harper lands a dream internship at a magazine in New York but lied about being a dating expert on her resume. Ages 14–up.

Love Blind by C. Desir, Jolene Perry (May 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1693-1). Two teenagers, one of whom has degenerative blindness, form an unlikely friendship as they team up to tackle a bucket list of their greatest fears. Ages 14–up.

The Museum of Heartbreak by Meg Leder, photos by Jill Wachter (June 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3210-8). Penelope curates a mini-museum dedicated to all the different heartbreaks—love and friendship— in her life. Ages 14–up.

Remake by Ilima Todd (July 5, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5762-0). In this fantasy, Nine realizes that the promised freedom of Remake Day is a lie, and her courage, heart, and beliefs are put to the test as she fights to regain control of her future. Ages 14–up.

Savage by Thomas E. Sniegoski (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4373-9). Sidney and her friends must race to find the origin of a storm that has hit their small island home—turning every animal into savage weapons. Ages 14–up.

Secrets, Lies, and Scandals by Amanda K. Morgan (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4954-0). Five teens must overcome their paranoia in order to keep their teacher’s death a secret. Ages 14–up.

Strike by Delilah S. Dawson (Apr. 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2342-7) features an indentured assassin fighting to survive in a near-future dystopia. Ages 14–up.

26 Kisses by Anna Michels (May 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5246-5). After a break-up, Veda finds the perfect solution to heal her heartbreak by embarking on a summer-long quest to kiss 26 boys—one for every letter of the alphabet. Ages 14–up.

Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell (Feb. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3204-7). Gwen is kidnapped and brought to an island inhabited by fairies, a roguish ship captain, and bloodthirsty beasts in this fantasy. Ages 14–up.

The Girl Who Fell by S.M. Parker (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3725-7). Zephyr falls fast and hard for the new guy in school, but their relationship becomes terrifying and she wants out. Ages 16–up.


Cherub marches on with The General by Robert Muchamore (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5666-1), ages 14–up. Ravenborn adds Shades of Darkness by A.R. Kahler (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3257-3), ages 14–up. And Sky Fall wraps up with Let the Wind Rise by Shannon Messenger (Apr. 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4654-9), ages 12–up.

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The V-Word: True Stories About First-Time Sex, compiled by Amber J. Keyser (Feb. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-590-3) is a collection of essays by women about losing their virginity in their teens that includes helpful resources for parents and teens. Ages 14–up.

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood welcomes I’m Feeling Happy by Natalie Shaw, illus. by Jason Fruchter (May 3, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6178-8), I’m Feeling Mad by Natalie Shaw, illus. by Jason Fruchter (May 3, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6176-4), ages 2–4; I Like to Be with My Family by Rachel Kalban, illus. by Jason Fruchter (May 3, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6100-9), ages 2–5; Daniel Plays at School, adapted by Daphne Pendergrass, illus. by Jason Fruchter (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6103-0), ages 3–5, and Daniel’s First Fireworks, adapted by Becky Friedman, illus. by Jason Fruchter (May 31, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6053-8), ages 3–7. Joining Yo Gabba Gabba! are Colors Are the Best! by Cordelia Evans (Feb. 23, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5658-6) and So Many Shapes! by Cordelia Evans (May 17, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6064-4), ages 2–6. And The Adventures of Otto issues Go, Otto, Go! by David Milgrim (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6724-7), ages 3–5.

Kung Fu Panda TV offers Master of Manners, adapted by Tina Gallo (May 17, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6183-2), ages 3–7. Olivia TV marches on with these tie-ins: I Can Do Anything! by Natalie Shaw, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Apr. 12, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5218-2) and Olivia the Superhero, adapted by Cordelia Evans, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (May 17, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6055-2), ages 3–7. Dino School gains Say Cheese, Teddy Rex! by Bonnie Williams, illus. by John Gordon (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6610-3), ages 4–6. And the latest tie-ins to How to Train Your Dragon TV are Under the Dragon’s Spell, adapted by Tina Gallo, (Feb. 23, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5311-0), ages 3–8; How to Build a Dragon Fort, adapted by Erica David (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5216-8) and How to Track a Dragon, adapted by Erica David (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6088-0), ages 5–7.

Ready-to-Reads expands with My First Soccer Game by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, photos by Leyah Jensen (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6186-3) and My First Gymnastics Class by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, photos by Laura Hanifin (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6189-4), ages 3–5; Bugs at the Beach by David A. Carter (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4051-6), Rain by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by John Wallace (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6214-3), Clouds by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by John Wallace (May 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6213-6), ages 4–6; Hamster Holmes, On the Right Track by Albin Sadar, illus. by Valerio Fabbretti (Feb. 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2042-6), ages 5–7; and Zach and Lucy and the Yoga Zoo by the Pifferson Sisters, illus. by Mark Chambers (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3939-8), ages 6–8.

Next up for Peanuts are Snoopy for President! by Charles M. Schulz, adapted by Maggie Testa, illus. by Scott Jeralds (July 5, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6648-6), ages 3–7 and Peppermint Patty Goes to Camp by Charles M. Schulz, adapted by Maggie Testa, illus. by Vicki Scott (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6263-1), ages 5–7. And Living in... by Chloe Perkins, illus. by Tom Woolley, takes off with Brazil (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5204-5), Italy (Feb. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5201-4), China (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6048-4), and Mexico (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6051-4), ages 5–7.

Ghostbusters 2016 Movie tie-ins include: Proud to Be a Ghostbuster, adapted by David Lewman (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7504-4), Who You Gonna Call? adapted by David Lewman (June 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7501-3), ages 6–8; Ghostbuster’s Handbook by Daphne Pendergrass (June 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7486-3), ages 6–up, and Ghostbusters Movie Novelization, adapted by Stacia Deutsch (June 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7512-9), ages 8–12. New to History of Fun Stuff are The Stellar Story of Space Travel by Patricia Lakin, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Feb. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5624-1) and The Way the Cookie Crumbled by Jody Jensen Shaffer, illus. by Kelly Kennedy (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6181-8), ages 6–8. Science of Fun Stuff introduces How Airplanes Get from There! by Jordan D. Brown, illus. by Mark Borgions (May 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6165-8), ages 6–8. And Rabbids Invasion gains Attack of the Zombie Rabbids, adapted by Maggie Testa, illus. by Shane L. Johnson (July 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6067-5), ages 6–8, and Case File #7 Red Carpet Rabbids by David Lewman, illus. by Shane L. Johnson (Mar. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5253-3), ages 7–10.

Joining Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur by Luke Sharpe, illus. by Graham Ross, are Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur Is a Spy! (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5278-6), Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur and the Haywire Hovercraft (May 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6195-5), and Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur and the Invisible Inventor (July 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6197-9), ages 8–12. Cupcake Diaries presents Alexis Cupcake Crush by Coco Simon (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6061-3), ages 8–12. The Hidden World of Changers by H.K. Varian reveals The Emerald Mask (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6620-2) and The Gathering Storm (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6617-2), ages 8–12. In Due Time debuts with Going, Going, Gone and Stay a Spell by Nicholas O. Time (July 5, hardcover, $17.99 each, ISBN 978-1-4814-6730-8 and 978-1-4814-6727-8), ages 8–12. It Takes Two issues Split Decision by Belle Payton (June 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5267-0), ages 8–12. Sew Zoey lines up Cut from the Same Cloth by Chloe Taylor, illus. by Nancy Zhang (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5297-7), ages 8–12. And You’re Invited to a Creepover offers Don’t Move a Muscle! by P.J. Night (July 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2922-1), ages 8–12.


Blue & Bertie by Kristyna Litten (June 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6154-2). A new friend helps a lost Bertie the giraffe find his way home. Ages 4–8.

I Love Dad by Joanna Walsh, illus. by Judi Abbot (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6266-2). A dinosaur celebrates all the great things about being with his dad. Ages 4–8.

Listen to Our World by Bill Martin and Michael Sampson, illus. by Melissa Sweet (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-5472-9) explores the sounds made by all types of animals. Ages 4–8.

Make Way for Readers by Judy Sierra, illus. by G. Brian Karas (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1851-5) extols the joys of story time in a preschool classroom. Ages 4–8.

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read by Curtis Manley, illus. by Kate Berube (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3569-7). Nick tries to teach his cats to read so they’ll love books as much as he does. Ages 4–8.

The Wildest Race Ever: The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon by Meghan McCarthy (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0639-0) delivers a portrait of the marathon run in the 1904 Olympic games in St. Louis. Ages 4–8.

Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber by Sue Macy, illus. by C.F. Payne (Feb. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0120-3) is an illustrated biography of Mary Garber, one of the first female sports journalists in American history. Ages 5–8.

Willa: The Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Amy Ehrlich, illus. by Wendell Minor (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-689-86573-2) looks at pioneering author Willa Cather’s life. Ages 7–10.

OCDaniel by Wesley King (Apr. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5531-2). Daniel’s main focus in life is his OCD until he receives a mysterious note at school that reads “I need your help.” Ages 8–12.


Astrotwins return for Project Rescue by Mark Kelly with Martha Freeman (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2458-5), ages 8–12. New to Jeter Publishing is Change Up by Derek Jeter, with Paul Mantell (Apr. 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6445-1), ages 8–12. And The Secret Cookie Club adds Campfire Cookies by Martha Freeman (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4821-5), ages 8–12.

Simply Read

The Good Morning Book by Lori Joy Smith (Apr. 22, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-004-2) features strange creatures waking up in wondrous worlds. Ages 3–7.

Where the Heart Is by Satoe Tone (May 20, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-006-6). A couple of cats take an evening walk along the banks of a lake on their way to falling in love. Ages 3–7.

Maddalena by Laura Orsolini (May 20, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-007-3). Claudia must be brave when she leaves her doll and best friend Maddalena at home during a family trip. Ages 4–8.

The Real Mother Goose: Hardboiled Humpty Dumpty and More Scrambled Nursery Rhymes by Clare Pernice (Mar. 25, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-927018-83-5). Mother Goose dresses up as a flapper, in pearls and a feather boa and twists and turns her nursery rhymes into something new. Ages 4–8.

Skyhorse/Sky Pony

Hattie Peck by Emma Levey (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-170-5). Hen Hattie Peck happily sits on a batch of abandoned eggs, willing to welcome any hatchlings into her life. Ages 3–6.

How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow by Monica Sweeney, illus. by Feronia Parker-Thomas (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0583-8). When the Sun and the Clouds have a falling out, seven crayons step in to draw rainbows all over town. Ages 3–6.

Hypnosis Harry by Catherine Bailey, illus. by Sarita Rich (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-171-2). Harry puts his parents in a trance and envisions a future full of fun and freedom. Ages 3–6.

Izzy the Very Bad Burglar by Amy Proud (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-174-3). Izzy comes from a family of excellent burglars but gets a stomachache every time she tries to steal anything. Ages 3–6.

Ming Goes to School by Deirdre Sullivan, illus. by Maja Löfdahl (July 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0050-5). Ming shares her first day of preschool. Ages 3–6.

My Amazing Dad by Ezekiel Kwaymullina, illus. by Tom Jellett (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0584-5). Children describe all the atypical things that their dad is good at. Ages 3–6.

My Grandpa Is a Dinosaur by Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones (May 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-632-8). A girl is almost certain that her grandpa is a dinosaur. So why is it that nobody believes her? Ages 3–6.

Watch the Birdie! by Nancy Cote (Apr. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-202-3). Mousey tries to find help for a baby bird that fell from its nest. Ages 3–6.

Spies in Disguise: Boy in Tights by Kate Scott (Apr. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-689-2). Joe discovers his parents are spies when they take him on the run after their cover is blown. Ages 7–10.

The Ministry of Ghosts by Alex Shearer (May 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0473-2). Thruppence and Tim are hired to join the ministry’s ghost-catching team. Ages 8–12.

Avenging the Owl by Melissa Hart (Apr. 5, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-147-7). Solo Hahn is the new kid in town with a bad reputation when his parents move the family from California to backwoods Oregon. Ages 11–13.

Divah by Susannah Appelbaum (Mar. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-674-8). While spending the summer at the exclusive Carlyle Hotel in New York City, 17-year-old Itzy learns the place is home to demons of the worst sort. Ages 12–up.

Liars and Losers Like Us by Ami Allen-Vath (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-184-2). A girl nominated to Prom Court as a joke commits suicide, and Bree is thrust into a position to avenge her death. Ages 12–up.

The Taming of the Drew by Stephanie Kate Strohm (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0215-8). Cass sets out to reform Drew, her jerk castmate in The Tameing of the Shrew at a Shakespeare summer apprentice program. Ages 12–up.

Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-707-3). Ali struggles with her deafness brought on by a brain tumor, and the actions of her abusive father before she finds a new family in a band called Tone Deaf. Ages 12–up.

Beyond the Red by Ava Jae (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-644-1). Alien queen Kora faces extra hurdles as the first female ruler of her territory in generations. Ages 14–up.

A Million Times Goodnight by Kristina McBride (July 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0401-5). On the night of the big spring break party, 17-year-old Hadley “borrows” her boyfriend’s car without telling him. As payback, he posts a naked picture of her online. Ages 14–up.

Wandering Wild by Jessica Taylor (May 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0400-8). When she falls for Spencer, Tal is tempted to give up her grafter, scamming ways and stay in one place for a while. Ages 14–up.


Pack of Dorks adds Camp Dork by Beth Vrabel (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-181-1), ages 8–12. The Gameknight999 Series builds with The Phantom Virus: Herobrine’s Revenge Book One: An Unofficial Minecrafter’s Adventure by Mark Cheverton (Mar. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0683-5), ages 9–up. And The Riven Chronicles gains The Fallen Prince by Amalie Howard (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0170-0), ages 14–up.

Sleeping Bear

Grandpa Loves You by Helen Foster James, illus. by Petra Brown (Feb. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-940-9). A grandfather lovingly welcomes a grandchild to his family. Ages up to 3.

Catch a Kiss by Deborah Diesen, illus. by Kris Aro McLeod (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-961-4). Izzie is reassured of her mother’s love as she catches her mother’s kisses. Ages up to 5.

Digger and Daisy Plant a Garden by Judy Young (Mar. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-931-7; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-932-4). Sibling pups Digger and Daisy plant a garden full of healthy food, but Digger also plants a surprise. Ages 4–5.

At the Marsh in the Meadow by Jeanie Mebane (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-958-4). This cumulative rhyming poem describes the marshlands’ physical environment and food chain. Ages 5–8.

Mr. McGinty’s Monarchs by Linda Vander Heyden (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-612-5). Mr. McGinty rescues caterpillars when their habitat is destroyed and with the help of school children cares for them until the monarchs are ready for release. Ages 6–9.

The Legend of Sea Glass by Trinka Hakes Noble (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-611-8) is an original legend about the role of mermaids in the origin of sea glass. Ages 6–10.

Memoirs of a Parrot by Devin Scillian, illus. by Tim Bowers (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-962-1). Brock the parrot must learn to communicate with his new owner. Ages 4–8.

Good Trick Walking Stick by Sheri M. Bestor, illus. by Jonny Lambert (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-943-0). The natural life cycle and unique characteristics of a walking stick is chronicled step-by-step. Ages 5–7.

B Is for Beacon: A Great Lakes Lighthouse Alphabet by Helen L. Wilbur, illus. by Renée Graef (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-916-4) features poems about the lighthouses of the Great Lakes. Ages 6–10.

Miss Colfax’s Light by Aimee M. Bissonette, illus. by Eileen Ryan Ewen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-955-3). Harriet Colfax defies 19th-century expectations when she takes on the job of Michigan City lighthouse keeper. Ages 6–10.

Promise by Judy Young (Feb. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-915-7). Eleven-year-old Kaden must cope with family challenges while learning about friendship, forgiveness, and trust. Ages 9–11.

Crossing the Dead Line: Stephen’s Journey Through the Civil War by Michael Shoulders (Feb. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-951-5). A Union bugler, 13-year-old Stephen experiences Civil War battles, prison camps, and the steamboat Sultana disaster. Ages 10–up.


Little State gains Little Massachusetts by Kate Hale, illus. by Jeannie Brett (Mar. 1, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-58536-949-2), ages up to 3. Stella Batts returns in Scaredy Cat by Courtney Sheinmel, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-919-5; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-920-1), ages 7–up. And Horace J. Edwards and the Time Keepers welcomes The Secret of the Scarab Beetle by William Meyer (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-938-6), ages 9–11.

Soho Teen

I’m from Nowhere by Suzanne Myers (Jan. 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-660-8). Life changes for Wren when she’s shipped off to boarding school—her mom’s alma mater—and finds clues to her mother’s darkest secret. Ages 14–up.

Little White Lies by Brianna Baker and F. Bowman Hastie (Feb. 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-515-1). Social media sensation Coretta is publicly humiliated when it’s discovered she did not create all of her popular Tumblr posts on her own. Ages 14–up.

Sounds True

Good Morning Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Wake Up Story by Mariam Gates (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62203-602-8) weaves gentle exercises into a narrative to empower children to manage the energies that visit through-out the day—from the “fiery volcano” to the “mountain quiet and still.” Ages 4–8.

Sourcebooks Fire

Don’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3014-2). Ordinary guy Max jumps at the chance to join the anonymous, untraceable, epic prank-pulling Chaos Club. Ages 12–17.

The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever by Jeff Strand (Mar. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-2814-9). Justin and his filmmaking buddies decide it’s time to make the greatest zombie movie ever. Ages 12–17.

Knocked by Geoff Herbach (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4022-9144-9). Taco is excited when his girlfriend becomes pregnant, but her parents don’t want him in her life. Ages 12–17.

Defending Taylor by Miranda Kenneally (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3008-1). Perfect senator’s daughter Taylor gets kicked out of private school for covering for her boyfriend’s not-so-legal behavior and things steadily get worse. Ages 14–17.

Frayed by Kara Terzis (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3173-6). Ava Hale will do anything to find her sister’s killer, but the harder Ava looks, the more secrets she uncovers about her sister. Ages 14–17.

My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3176-7). A promposal that goes up in flames (literally) sparks a friendship that might be just crazy enough to work. Ages 14–17.

The Truth by Jeffry W. Johnston (Feb. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-2320-5). Derek kidnaps his brother’s killer to uncover the truth of what happened to him. Ages 14–17.

Twisted by Hannah Jayne (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3179-8). When her father is accused of being a serial killer, Bex becomes the ultimate bait in a dangerous game of cat and mouse. Ages 14–17.

Wild Swans by Jessica Spotswood (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-2216-1). Ivy’s world is shattered when her mother, who abandoned her as a child, returns home with two daughters. Ages 14–17.

You Were Here by Cori McCarthy (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1704-4). On the anniversary of her dardevil brother’s death, Jaycee attempts to break into Jake’s favorite hideout—the petrifying ruins of an insane asylum. Ages 14–17.


The Six continues with The Surge by Mark Alpert (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3170-5), ages 12–17. Did I Mention I Love You (DIMILY) by Estelle Maskame concludes with Did I Mention I Need You? (Mar. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3218-4) and Did I Mention I Miss You? (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3221-4), Ages 14–17. And new to The Hero Agenda is Relentless by Tera Lynn Childs and Tracy Deebs (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1661-0), ages 14–17.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Calling All Cars by Sue Fliess, illus. by Sarah Beise (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1881-2). At the end of the day it’s bedtime for busy cars. Ages 3–7.

Don’t Play with This Book by Bill Cotter (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3224-5). Larry is a loveable monster, but he has trouble sharing. Ages 4–8.

I Wanna Be a Great Big Dinosaur by Heath McKenzie (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3299-3). A T. Rex shows up to teach a boy how to stomp and roar just like a dinosaur. Ages 4–8.

Mail Order Moose by Lisa Bakos, illus. by Mark Chambers (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-0935-3). When Martha gets an unusual pet, she’s delighted by all of the fun things they do together. Ages 4–8.

Our Love Grows by Anna Pignataro (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3418-8). Pip the panda learns that everything grows—including Mama’s love for him. Ages 4–8.

How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace, illus. by Andy Elkerton (Feb. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3291-7) and How to Catch the Tooth Fairy by Adam Wallace, illus. by Andy Elkerton (July 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3733-2) challenge readers to seek out these characters. Ages 4–10.

Dara Palmer’s Major Drama by Emma Shevah (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3138-5). When Dara doesn’t get the lead in the school musical, she writes her own play about her own life. Ages 9–12.

Just Like Me by Nancy J. Cavanaugh (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-0427-3). A girl trying to blend in at summer camp pretends she doesn’t know her “Chinese Sisters” who were adopted from the same orphanage as she was. Ages 9–12.


Puppy Pals gains Bailey’s Visit by Susan Hughes (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3394-5), ages 7–10. Dinosaur Boy returns for Dinosaur Boy Saves Mars by Cory Putman Oakes (Feb. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-0540-9), Ages 9–12. The Ninja Librarians adds The Ninja Librarians: Sword in the Stacks by Jen Swann Downey (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4022-8773-2), ages 9–13. New to Fashion Academy is Designer Drama by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1353-4), ages 10–12. Ava and Pip star in Ava XOX by Carol Weston (Feb. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-2077-8), Ages 10–12. Fairy Tale Reform School picks up Charmed by Jen Calonita (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-0404-4), ages 10–13. The Truth Game by Anna Staniszewski (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3272-6) joins The Dirt Diary, ages 10–14. Scarlet and Ivy are on the case in The Lost Twin by Sophie Cleverly (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3339-6), ages 10–14. And Switched at First Kiss presents Finders Reapers by Anna Staniszewski (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1549-1), ages 10–14.

Spencer Hill

Magnetic Shift by Lucy D. Briand (Mar. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-63392-066-8). Lexi has the ability to magnetize and manipulate metal with the flick of her wrist, so her stepdad trades her skills to a NASCAR team owner for a season’s worth of sponsorship ads. Ages 12–17.

The Natural History of Us by Rachel Harris (Apr. 5, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-63392-069-9). Two exes who never got over each other are paired for a class assignment. Ages 14–16.

Lessons in Falling by Diana Gallagher (June 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-63392-037-8). Cassie struggles to understand why her fun, impulsive best friend tried to kill herself. Ages 14–18.

St. Martin’s Griffin

The Hidden Twin by Adi Rule (Mar. 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-03632-2). A girl who has lived in secret for 18 years because of a dark myth is forced into the world to save her twin when the myth starts to play out. Ages 12–18.

The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson (May 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07909-1). Trixie battles her longtime nemesis Ben to place third in her class in this debut novel inspired by Much Ado About Nothing. Ages 12–18.

Resurgence: A Novel by Kerry Wilkinson (May 31, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09079-9) closes out the Silver Blackthorn fantasy trilogy. Ages 13–18.

Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories by Stephanie Perkins (May 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07912-1) features romantic summer stories by a dozen bestselling YA authors. Ages 13–18.

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi (May 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08547-4). Sixteen-year-old Maya is cursed with a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction in this fantasy inspired by Indian folklore. Ages 13–19.

You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour (June 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09864-1). In a story told in alternating points of view, Kate and Mark forge a friendship over the course of one fateful Pride Week in San Francisco. Ages 13–19.

In Real Life: A Novel by Jessica Love (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06471-4). A girl meets her online BFF only to discover he has a girlfriend he failed to mention. Ages 14–18.


New to Fear Street is Can You Keep a Secret? by R.L. Stine (Apr. 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05894-2), ages 12–17. Shadow Falls: After Dark issues Almost Midnight: Shadow Falls: The Novella Collection by C.C. Hunter (Feb. 2, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08100-1), ages 12–18. Chronicles of Nick continues with Invision by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Apr. 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06388-5), ages 12–18. And the Dream Walker Trilogy by Kit Alloway rolls along with Dreamfever (Feb. 23, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07811-7), ages 13–18.

Star Bright

Clip, Clop by Catherine Hnatov (Apr. 15, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-755-8). A horse trots, a rooster struts, and a pig rambles in this look at the sounds animals make when they move. Ages up to 2.

Show Me How You Feel by J.A. Barnes (Apr. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-754-1) encourages readers to point to happy, point to sad, point to what they feel. Ages up to 4.

Show Me Your Day by J.A. Barnes (Apr. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-753-4) features photos of children during their daily activities. Ages up to 4.

Grandma Is a Slowpoke by Janet Halfmann, illus. by Michele Coxon (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-710-7; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-711-4). A girl is happy to go on a walk with Grandma, but Grandma stops to listen to or observe the different creatures they meet. Ages 3–7.

Humbug Rabbit by Lorna Balian (Feb. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-742-8). The Rabbit children are convinced that their father is the Easter Bunny. Ages 3–8.

When Someone Is Afraid/Cuando alguien tiene miedo by Valeri Gorbachev, illus. by Kostya Gorbachev (Mar. 31, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-744-2). Using animal behaviors as examples, this book shows that everyone is afraid sometimes. Ages 3–8.

I Have Cerebral Palsy by Mary Springer (Apr. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-750-3; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-751-0) introduces Sydney who shares her first-hand account of life with cerebral palsy so that others can understand what her life is like. Ages 4–10.

Darcy Moon and the Aroona Frogs by Catherine Carvell, illus. by Michael S. Parkinson (Apr. 15, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-752-7). Darcy learns that she is an Earth Guardian who has to save the local swamp from disaster. Ages 7–10.


Small Talk Books gains A Fish to Feed/ Un pez para alimentar by Ellen Mayer, illus. by Ying-Hwa Hu (Apr. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-758-9) and Red Socks/Medias rojas by Ellen Mayer, illus. by Ying-Hwa Hu (Apr. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-757-2), ages up to 3; Cake Day by Ellen Mayer, illus. by Estelle Corke (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-746-6; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-747-3), ages 2–5, and Rosa’s Very Big Job by Ellen Mayer, illus. by Sarah Vonthron-Laver (May 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-748-0; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-749-7), ages 3–6.

Starfish Bay

The Quiet Pirate by Stephanie Thatcher (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-007-8). Quiet Barnaby is the cabin boy for a crew of noisy pirates. Ages 3–5.

While You Are Sleeping by Melinda Szymanik, illus. by Greg Straight (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-010-8) describes the amazing things that happen during the darkness of the night. Ages 3–5.

Why Do Cats Have Tails? by David Ling, illus. by Stephanie Thatcher (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-026-9). Grandpa teases his granddaughters with some silly answers to their various questions. Ages 3–5.

The Cowardly Lion by Jianming Zhou (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-022-1). A lion keeps running away from other creatures, getting physically smaller and smaller each time—until he’s the size of a mouse. Ages 5–7.

The Mountain Who Wanted to Live in a House by Maurice Shadbolt, illus. by Renee Haggo (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-002-3). A mountain comes to life and wants to live in a house. But when he moves into town he scares almost everyone away. Ages 5–7.

The Pear Violin by Bingbo, illus. by Gumi (July 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-020-7). The music the squirrel plays changes the dynamics of the forest. Ages 5–7.

Two Unhappy Fish by Bingbo, illus. by Gumi (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-016-0). Two lonely fish hide separately in the coral reef, both believing they are the ugliest fish in the whole ocean. Ages 5–7.

Whetu: The Little Blue Duck by Jennifer Beck, illus. by Renee Haggo (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-006-1). A blue duck manages to hatch beside the river when all the other eggs are washed away. Ages 5–7.


That Dog by Janene Cooper, illus. by Evie Kemp, wags along with A Dog Like That! (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-000-9) and That Dog at the Beach! (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-005-4), ages 3–5. Emotions in Motion by Rose Stanley, illus. by Lisa Allen, welcomes Emotions in Motion (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-017-7), A Hot Cup of Chocolate (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-019-1), and Tilly’s Big Problem (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-018-4), ages 5–7. And The Ogglies by Erhard Dietl offers The Ogglies of Smelliville (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-015-3) and The Ogglies: A Dragon Party for Firebottom by Erhard Dietl (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-76036-025-2), ages 5–7.


My Dynamite Dad (Apr. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1875-2). Various critters tell why their fathers are great. Ages up to 3.

My Marvelous Mom (Apr. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1876-9) features wildlife photos of animal mothers with their babies. Ages up to 3.

Monster Park! by Annie Bach (Mar. 15, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1547-8). Monster is having a fun time at the park, but when it’s time to go, Monster says “NO!” Ages 2–5.

Croc? What Croc? by Sam Williams, illus. by Cecilia Johansson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1708-3). The other animals try to warn him, but the duckling doesn’t see the hungry, snapping crocodile eyeing him for lunch. Ages 3–5.

Gilbert the Great by Jane Clarke, illus. by Charles Fuge (Mar. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1912-4). Gilbert the Great White Shark misses his pal Raymond the Remora when he moves away. Ages 3–7.

Miles of Smiles by Karen Kaufman Orloff, illus. by Luciano Lozano (Apr. 5, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1699-4). A smile moves from person to person spreading happiness throughout the community. Ages 3–7.

Whose Story Is This, Anyway? by Mike Flaherty, illus. by Oriol Vidal (May 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1608-6). Various characters interrupt the narrator to take over the story. Ages 3–7.

Bertie Wings It! A Brave Bird Learns to Fly by Leslie Gorin, illus. by Brendan Kearney (June 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1573-7). Everyone offers Bertie the birdie advice when he’s ready to fly from the nest into the sky. Ages 3–up.

The Best Birthday Present Ever! by Ben Mantle (June 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1846-2). Squirrel searches for the perfect gift for Big Bear’s birthday. Ages 3–up.

Caterpillar to Butterfly by Melissa Stewart (Apr. 5, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1406-8). Graduated flaps display each stage of metamorphosis at a glance. Ages 3–up.

Later, Gator! by Erik Brooks (July 5, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1816-5). Gator’s moving, and he’s sad to say goodbye to his friends. Ages 3–up.

Our Solar System by Connie Roop, Peter Roop (Apr. 5, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1418-1) offers a basic introduction to the solar system via graduated flaps. Ages 3–up.

I Am NOT a Dinosaur! by Will Lach, illus. by Jonny Lambert (Apr. 5, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1491-4). Fact-filled verses introduce 16 prehistoric animals, 11 of which are not dinosaurs. Ages 4–7.

Teeny Tiny Toady by Jill Esbaum, illus. by Keika Yamaguchi (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1454-9). When a giant hand scoops up her mama and puts her in a pail, a terrified tiny toad named Teeny hops faster than she ever did in her life. Ages 4–7.

Ah-Choo! by Lana Wayne Koehler and Gloria G. Adams, illus. by Ken Min (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1415-0). Every pet a boy brings home makes his sister sneeze. Ages 4–8.

Sniffer & Tinni: A True Tale of Amazing Animal Friendship by Berit Helberg, photos by Torgeir Berge (June 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1870-7) is the true story about an unlikely friendship between a fox and a hound. Ages 4–8.

Amazing Animal Journeys by Chris Packham, illus. by Jason Cockcroft (Feb. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1905-6). A wildlife expert offers a look at different animals’ migrations. Ages 4–up.

Can You Canoe? And Other Adventure Songs by the Okee Dokee Brothers, illus. by Brandon Reese (Apr. 19, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1803-5). Family friendly songs celebrate the beauty of nature and the joys of being outdoors; packaged with a sing-along CD. Ages 4–up.

Mr. Particular: The World’s Choosiest Champion! by Jason Kirschner (May 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1818-9). Superhero Mr. Particular’s friends get fed up with his fussiness. Ages 4–up.

Normal Norman by Tara Lazar, illus. by Stephen Britt (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1321-4). A young scientist studies an orangutan who speaks English, sleeps in a bed, loves his stuffed toy, and eats pizza. Ages 4–up.

Mira Tells the Future by Kell Andrews, illus. by Lissy Marlin (May 3, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1698-7). Mira doesn’t have the same gift as her famous fortune teller mother, but she discovers her own talent. Ages 5–8.

Be Nice to Sharks: Fascinating Facts About the Ocean’s Most Misunderstood Creatures by Matthew Weiss (June 7, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1748-9) introduces 15 sharks via underwater photography and fascinating facts. Ages 6–10.

Beautiful Coloring, illus. by Cindy Wilde and Felicity French (May 3, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1885-1) explains different styles of coloring. Ages 8–12.

Rebel Science by Dan Green, illus. by David Lyttleton (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1945-2) profiles such rebel scientists as Jabir Ibn Hayyan, the world’s first chemist, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, and top dinosaur hunter Mary Anning. Ages 8–up.


First Sports adds My First Hockey Book by (Apr. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1974-2), and My First Tennis Book by (Apr. 5, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1975-9), ages up to 2. Say & Play issues Clothes (Apr. 5, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1971-1), Clothes/La ropa (Apr. 5, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1997-1), Food (Apr. 5, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1973-5), and Food/Los alimentos (Apr. 5, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1998-8), ages up to 2. Joining Find the Shape by Britta Teckentrup are Find the Circle (Feb. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1759-5), Find the Line (Feb. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1760-1), Find the Square (Feb. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1761-8), and Find the Triangle (Feb. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1762-5), ages up to 2. And Busy Books by Rebecca Finn adds Busy Beach (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1941-4), Busy Fire Station (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1942-1), Busy Park (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1943-8), and Busy Zoo (Mar. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1944-5), ages up to 3.

Little Traveler by Abigail Samoun, illus. by Sarah Watts, offers How Iguana Says I Love You! (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1813-4), and How Monkey Says My Name Is! (Mar. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1814-1), ages 2–4. AMNH ABC Board Books presents ABC Rainforest by American Museum of Natural History (Apr. 5, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1746-5), ages 2–5. New to HideAway Pets Books is HideAway Husky by Lisa McCue (Mar. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1812-7), ages 3–7. Good Question! gains How Hot Is Lava? And Other Questions About Volcanoes by Kelly Smith (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1600-0; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1601-7) and Where Do Garbage Trucks Go? And Other Questions About Trash and Recycling by Benjamin Richmond (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1624-6; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1625-3), ages 6–up. And Yoga Girls continues with Cici Reno #MiddleSchoolMatchmaker by Kristina Springer (Apr. 5, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1751-9), ages 9–13.


Horse Play! 25 Crafts, Parties & Activities for Horse-Crazy Kids by Deanna F. Cook and Katie Craig (May 17, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61212-759-0) collects activities and projects for horse-loving kids. Ages 8–12.

Studio Fun

Dinotrux: Team Building (June 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3753-4). Ty leads the Dinotrux and the little Reptools as they come together to figure out how to survive in a world changed forever by an enormous, destructive volcano. Ages 2–5.

Disney The Lion Guard: Kion Roars! A Surprise Flap Book by Thea Feldman (July 5, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3577-6). The Lion Guard rescues various animal friends. Ages 2–5.

Disney Miles from Tomorrowland: Superstellar Adventure (July 5, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3576-9). Miles, Merc, and the rest of the Callisto family take an action-packed journey through the galaxy. Ages 3–6.


PAW Patrol issues Pups Lend a Paw (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3585-1), ages 2–4; Pawsome Teamwork (July 12, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3759-6), ages 2–5; PAW Patrol: Movie Theater Storybook & Movie Projector (June 14, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3325-3), ages 3–6. Fisher-Price Little People adds Halloween Is Here! (July 26, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3756-5) and Trick or Treat! (July 26, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3757-2), ages 2–5. Disney Frozen greets Time for Bed, Olaf! (July 26, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3754-1), ages 2–5; Ice Is Nice/Anna’s Spring Fling (Feb. 2, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3573-8), ages 3–6; and Disney Frozen: A Year with Elsa & Anna (and Olaf Too!) by Matthew Sinclair Foreman and Erica David (Mar. 8, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3701-5), ages 6–9. Sesame Street adds Elmo’s Bedtime Countdown (July 19, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3587-5), ages 2–5. And Star Wars delivers Rolling with BB-8! by Benjamin Harper (Feb. 2, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3589-9), ages 2–5; Star Wars: The Force Awakens Mask Book: Which Side Are You On? (July 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3740-4), ages 3–6; Star Wars: Aliens of the Galaxy (July 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3731-2) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Character Story #2 by Jason Fry (July 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3718-3), ages 6–9.

Disney Imagicademy welcomes Mickey & Friends: Math Adventures by Bill Scollon (July 12, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3717-6), ages 2–5; Frozen: Make It Grow! The Magical Science of Plants by Cynthia Stierle (July 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3596-7), ages 3–7; and Disney Princess: Create Your Own Paper Dresses (July 12, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3785-5), ages 4–8. Transformers Rescue Bots rolls along with Robots to the Rescue! (Apr. 5, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3685-8), ages 2–6. Disney•Pixar Finding Dory welcomes Friends Forever (May 24, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3670-4), ages 3–5; Follow Me! (May 24, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3669-8) and Disney•Pixar Finding Dory Movie Theater Storybook & Movie Projector (May 24, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3668-1), ages 3–6. And Disney Princess gains Movie Theater Storybook & Movie Projector (July 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3727-5), ages 3–8; Disney Princess Make Your Own Pop-up Book by Maureen Hunter-Bone (July 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3679-7), ages 5–9.

DC Justice League issues DC Justice League: Mix & Match (Feb. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3571-4), ages 4–8; DC Justice League: Batman Justice For All: Freeze Frame #2 by John Sazaklis (Feb. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3462-5), ages 6–9, and DC Justice League: Crusade for Justice (July 12, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3766-4), ages 7–12. Marvel offers Marvel Avengers Assemble: Make Your Own Action-Pop Book by Maureen Hunter-Bone (July 19, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3681-0), Marvel Movie Theater Storybook & Movie Projector (June 21, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3728-2), and Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends retold by John Sazaklis, (Apr. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3391-8), ages 6–9. My Little Pony serves up My Little Pony: Make Your Own Pop-up Book (Feb. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3666-7), ages 6–9 and My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Canterlot High Tell-All by Susan Ring (Apr. 19, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3584-4), 6–10. Joining Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Theater Storybook & Movie Projector (May 17, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3760-2), ages 6–9. And Disney Descendants picks up Disney Descend-ants: Secrets Revealed (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3750-3), ages 7–12.

Summer Fit Learning

Mike: The Tike on the Bike: An Adventurous Story of a Boy, His Bike and His Balance! by Michael Ward, illus. by Bob Thomson (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-9853526-3-9) continues the adventures of a boy who is mastering riding a bike and developing his balance. Ages 2–6.