Ways of the Doomed by Moira McPartlin (Oct. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-908643-88-9) launches the Sun Song YA trilogy set in 2089, when society is divided into the Privileged and the Native Celtic underclass. Ages 12–up.

Sasquatch/Little Bigfoot

Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West by Emma Bland Smith, illus. by Robin James (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-065-1), chronicles the journey of a gray wolf who became the first wild wolf in California in almost a century. Ages 5–9.


I Am Not a Princess! by Bethany Burt, illus. by Brenda McCallum (Oct. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5212-6). Eliza’s full princess garb prevents her from riding her bike, baking with Mom, or painting with Dad. Ages up to 6.

Mabel and the Queen of Dreams by Henry Herz, illus. by Lisa Woods (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5137-2). Mabel’s mom tells her a bedtime story about a tiny fairy queen who influences people’s dreams. Ages up to 6.

Just One Thing by Nancy Viau, illus. by Timothy Young (Sept. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5162-4). As middle school approaches, Anthony wants to reinvent himself and find the one thing he does well. Ages 8–12.


Santa Pups by Jerry Pallotta, illus. by Will Terry (Sept. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-48479-4), reimagines Santa’s sleigh ride with dogs hitched up instead of reindeer. Ages 3–5.

Bindi Irwin’s Wild Life by Emily Klein (Aug. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-05452-1) is an unauthorized biography of this young Australian conservationist. Ages 6–8.

Baseball Superstars 2016 (Sept. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03276-5) and Football Superstars 2016 (Sept. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03275-8) by K.C. Kelley. Updates of these guides. Ages 7–10.

Football’s No. 1s! by K.C. Kelley (Sept. 13, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03274-1) features photos of top players. Ages 7–10.

Best & Buzzworthy 2017 (Oct. 26, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03912-2) is a reimagined and redesigned edition of Scholastic Book of World Records. Ages 8–12.

Game On! 2017: All the Best Games: Awesome Facts and Coolest Secrets (Aug. 30, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03272-7) reveals how popular video games were developed—and how to beat them. Ages 8–12.

Gaming Live! (Aug. 30, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03273-4) is a guide to live streaming and gaming. Ages 8–12.

The Magical World of Amy Lee by Amy Lee (Aug. 30, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-338-12016-5) offers activities, facts, and comics, based on YouTube and Minecraft sensation AmyLee33. Ages 8–12.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Special Edition 2017 (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11324-2) is a compendium of wild and wacky information. Ages 8–12.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2017 by James Buckley Jr. (Nov. 29, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03277-2) contains updated facts and stats about the top athletes, championships, and legends. Ages 8–12.

World of Warcraft: Traveler by Greg Weisman (Oct. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90667-8) debuts a new series set in Blizzard’s World of Warcraft game franchise. Ages 8–12.

Assassin’s Creed: The Movie Novel by Ryder Windham (Oct. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-09536-4) is a novelization of the feature film adaptation of this video game. Ages 12–up.

Assassin’s Creed: Through the Ages: A Visual Guide by Rick Barba (Oct. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-09914-0) focuses on the historical time periods of these video games. Ages 12–up.


New Scholastic Early Learners are Animals (My First 100 Touch and Lift) (Aug. 30, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90342-4), Things That Go (My First 100 Touch and Lift) (Aug. 30, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90343-1), and Dinos (Touch and Feel) (Aug. 30, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90337-0), ages up to 3. Scholastic Reader, Level 1 presents Moo Dog by David Milgrim (Oct. 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82503-0), ages 4–6. Owl Diaries welcomes Warm Hearts Day: A Branches Book by Rebecca Elliott (Nov. 29, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04281-8; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04280-1), ages 5–7. Scholastic Reader, Level 2 adds Fly Guy Presents: Weather by Tedd Arnold (Sept. 13, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85187-9) and Snakes by Nic Bishop (Aug. 30, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-60571-7), ages 5–7. Backstories adds Darth Vader (Aug. 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-02982-6), Princess Leia (Aug. 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-02980-2), and Supergirl: Daughter of Krypton by Daniel Wallace (Aug. 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-02981-9), ages 8-12. Dragon Masters gains Flight of the Moon Dragon: A Branches Book by Tracey West, illus. by Damien Jones (Sept. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91394-2; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91392-8), ages 6–8. And joining Eerie Elementary is School Freezes Over! A Branches Book by Jack Chabert, illus. by Sam Ricks (Nov. 29, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87374-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87373-4), ages 6–8.

Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts concludes with The Burning Tide by Jonathan Auxier (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83214-4), ages 8–12. The 39 Clues: Super Special introduces Outbreak by C. Alexander London (Sept. 27, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03705-0), ages 8–12. Ten True Tales offers Heroes of Pearl Harbor by Allan Zullo (Oct. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87276-8), ages 8–12. Last Descendants launches with Last Descendants: An Assassin’s Creed Novel by Matthew J. Kirby (Aug. 30, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85551-8), ages 12–up. And also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Lego DC Super Heroes, Lego Nexo Knights, Lego Ninjago, Lego Nonfiction, Lego Pop-Up, Lego Star Wars, Little Charmers, Pokémon, Ratchet and Clank, Shopkins, Yo-Kai Watch, and Yu-Gi-Oh!

Scholastic en Español

Titles in Spanish

Un Pato en tractor (Duck on a Tractor) by David Shannon (Sept. 13, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04400-3), ages 4–8; and Estrella en el bosque (Star in the Forest) by Laura Resau (Aug. 30, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-05468-2), ages 7–10.

Series in Spanish

José el Chévere (Groovy Joe) dishes up Helado y dinosaurios (Ice Cream & Dinosaurs) by Eric Litwin, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04401-0), ages 3–5. Peppa Pig reappears in La primera fiesta de pijamas de Peppa (Peppa’s First Sleepover), illus. by Eone (Aug. 30, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04405-8), ages 3–5. Lego DC Super Heroes moves on with ¡La vuelta al mundo! (Race Around the World!) by Trey King, illus. by Sean Wang (Aug. 30, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04402-7), ages 4–8. Lego Star Wars issues El despertar dela Fuerza (The Force Awakens) (Aug. 30, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04403-4), ages 4–8. Diario de una lechuza (Owl Diaries) adds Eva ve un fantasma: A Branches Book (Eva Sees a Ghost) by Rebecca Elliott (Aug. 30, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-338-08800-7; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-08799-4), ages 5–7. Lector de Scholastic, Nivel 2 (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) gains Hombre Mosca presenta: Dinosaurios (Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs) by Tedd Arnold (Aug. 30, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93187-8), ages 5–7; and Princesa Rosada y el Reino de Mentirita (Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe) welcomes Cuaperucita Roja (Little Red) by Noah Z. Jones (Aug. 30, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-338-08798-7; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-08797-0), ages 5–7.

Scholastic Nonfiction

The Holocaust: The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival by Philip Steele (Sept. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03040-2) contains photos and eyewitness accounts. Ages 8–12.

Terrible but True: Awful Events in American History by Dinah Williams (Oct. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90972-3) explores such topics as America’s first serial killer and ghosts that allegedly haunt old battlefields. Ages 10–14.

Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink by Tod Olson (Oct. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92811-3). The true story of a band of WWII soldiers stranded at sea kicks off the Lost series. Ages 10–14.


Scholastic Reader, Level 3 adds When I Grow Up: Misty Copeland by Lexi Ryals, illus. by Erwin Madrid (Sept. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03222-2), ages 6–8.

Scholastic Paperbacks


New Battle Bugs titles by Jack Patton are The Butterfly Rebellion (Oct. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94515-8) and The Turtle Invasion (Nov. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94518-9), ages 7–10. Dr. KittyCat is on call for Willow the Duckling by Jane Clarke (Oct. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87346-8), ages 7–10. Joining I Survived is I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 by Lauren Tarshis (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-95006-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-65852-2), ages 7–10. Key Hunters continues with The Haunted Howl by Eric Luper (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82212-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82211-4), ages 7–10. Little Rhino grows with The Talent Show by Ryan Howard, illus. by Krystle Howard (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-05224-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-05223-7), ages 7–10. And Race the Wild rolls on with Mountain Mission by Kristin Earhart (Aug. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94065-8), ages 7–10.

Zoe’s Rescue Zoo welcomes The Lucky Snow Leopard by Amelia Cobb (Sept. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84226-6), ages 7–10. Goosebumps: Most Wanted gains The Lizard of Oz by R.L. Stine (Sept. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82549-8), ages 8–12. Grimmtastic Girls offers Gretel Pushes Back by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams (Aug. 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94535-6), ages 8–12. And new Wish novels are Once Upon a Cruise by Anna Staniszewski (Sept. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87986-6), ages 8–12; and Hot Cocoa Hearts by Suzanne Nelson (Oct. 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92889-2), ages 9–12. And also due are additions, in various formats, to the following long-running series: Geronimo Stilton, Geronimo Stilton Cavemice, Geronimo Stilton Micekings, Geronimo Stilton Spacemice, The Puppy Place, Rainbow Magic, Thea Stilton, and Thea Stilton Special Edition.

Scholastic Press

Hungry Bird by Jeremy Tankard (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86417-6). Bird from Grumpy Bird has an urgent need for a snack. Ages 3–5.

I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony (Oct. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-02836-2). Penguin is the only one of Mr. Panda’s fellow black-and-white animal friends to stick around and see what he’s making. Ages 3–5.

Above by Roland Smith (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-56489-2). Three kids are on the run after escaping a cultlike community located beneath the streets of New York City. Ages 8–12.

The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85095-7). A cyclist takes the ride of his life to save his friend’s family in Nazi-occupied France. Ages 8–12.

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific: The Incredible Story of U.S. Submarines in WWII by Deborah Hopkinson (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-42558-2) portrays deadly battles that raged in the Pacific during WWII. Ages 8–12.

How to Avoid Extinction by Paul Acampora (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-89906-2). After his grandfather dies, Leo, his grandmother, and cousin embark on a road trip. Ages 8–12.

Making Friends with Billy Wong by Augusta Scattergood (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92425-2). Azalea befriends a boy in this story inspired the arrival of Chinese immigrants to the American South. Ages 8–12.

Marvin and the Moths by Matthew Holm and Jonathan Follett (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87674-2). Misfit Marvin’s town is threatened by mutant bugs, including a Shakespeare-quoting spider. Ages 8–12.

The Secrets of Hexbridge Castle by Gabrielle Kent (Oct. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86929-4). Alfie’s summer starts to look up when he learns that he’s inherited a magical castle. Ages 8–12.

Sting: A Loot Novel by Jude Watson (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86346-9). In this sequel to Loot, twins March and Jules bungle a jewel heist. Ages 8–12.

Shadow House: The Gathering by Dan Poblocki (Aug. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92550-1). In this series starter, things go awry when five kids are summoned to an eerie house. Ages 8–12.

Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II by Alan Gratz (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88016-9). A spy for the British Secret Service joins Hitler Youth to learn details of a Nazi mission. Ages 9–12.

Unbound: A Novel in Verse by Ann E. Burg (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93427-5). Grace’s family escapes slavery by heading into the wilderness known as the Dismal Swamp. Ages 9–12.

Riding Chance by Christine Kendall (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92404-7). Sentenced to work at the local stables, a troubled city boy finds redemption through the sport of polo. Ages 10–14.

The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68245-9). During a lethal plague, Ani is sent to a quarantine colony for the ill, where nothing is what it seems. Ages 10–14.

Bionic by Suzanne Weyn (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90677-7). With prosthetics and chips implanted in her brain after an accident, Mira wonders whether she is still fully human. Ages 12–up.

Falling Over Sideways by Jordan Sonnenblick (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86324-7). Claire and her family find a way to cope with her dad’s medical emergency. Ages 12–up.

The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94521-9). Nadia sets out to solve the mystery behind the memory purge her town imposes every 12 years. Ages 12–up.

Frozen Charlotte by Alex Bell (Nov. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94108-2). Sophie discovers unsettling family secrets while staying with her uncle and cousins on the Isle of Sky. Ages 12–up.

In Case You Missed It by Sarah Darer Littman (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90437-7). Sammy’s real life is upended when her digital life is exposed during a hack of her family’s cloud storage. Ages 12–up.

A Taste for Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby (Sept. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81784-4). A teen in Victorian England is haunted by the ghosts of Jack the Ripper’s victims. Ages 12–up.

Frost by M.P. Kozlowsky (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83191-8). In this futuristic tale, is Frost the only human left in her ravaged city? Ages 14–up.


Magic Animal Friends Special Editions adds Amelia Sparklepaw’s Party Problem by Daisy Meadows (Oct. 11, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94080-1), ages 7–10. Crimebiters by Tommy Greenwald, illus. by Adam Stower, continues with It’s a Doggy Dog World (Oct. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-78397-2), ages 8–12. Dogs of World War II gains Liberty by Kirby Larson (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84071-2), ages 8–12. New to Foxcraft is The Elders by Inbali Iserles (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-69084-3), ages 8–12. The Magisterium picks up The Bronze Key by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-52231-1), ages 8–12. Moving Target presents Return Fire by Christina Diaz Gonzalez (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-77322-5), ages 8–12. The Oodlethunks issues Steg-O-Normous by Adele Griffin, illus. by Mike Wu (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-73284-0), ages 8–12. Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Unicorn Training by Maggie Stiefvater and Jackson Pearce (Nov. 29, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-70929-3) joins Pip Bartlett, ages 8–12. Secrets of Bearhaven offers Mission to Moon Farm by K.E. Rocha (Aug. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81304-4), ages 8–12. Swindle by Gordon Korman gains Jingle (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86142-7), ages 8–12. And Whatever After serves up Sugar and Spice by Sarah Mlynowski (Nov. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85106-0), ages 8–12.

Scholastic/Blue Sky

Duck on a Tractor by David Shannon (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-61941-7). After mastering a bike, Duck decides he’s ready to drive a tractor. Ages 4–8.

Penguins Love Colors by Sarah Aspinall (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87654-4). Six little penguins paint a colorful surprise for Mama on a snowy-white landscape. Ages 4–8.


How Do Dinosaurs...? gains How Do Dinosaurs Go to Sleep? by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague (Aug. 30, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94120-4), ages up to 3.


Beep! Beep! by Sam Hearn (Nov. 29, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79958-4). Cars and other vehicles are on the move in this book with die-cut pages. Ages 3–5.

I Will Love You Forever by Caroline Jayne Church (Aug. 30, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94200-3) spotlights the never-ending love between a parent and child. Ages 3–5.


Fly Guy offers Fly Guy’s Ninja Christmas by Tedd Arnold (Sept. 27, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-66277-2), ages 4–8. Scholastic Early Learners issues Write and Wipe Counting (Aug. 30, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90339-4), ages 3–5. And There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey! by Lucille Colandro, illus. by Jared D. Lee (Aug. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93190-8), is a new There Was an Old Lady story, ages 4–6.

Scholastic/Chicken House

The Black Lotus: Shadow of the Ninja by Kieran Fanning (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94028-3). Enrolled in a training school for ninjas, three kids travel back to 16th-century Japan to retrieve a stolen sword. Ages 8–12.

The Secret Diary of Lydia Bennet by Natasha Farrant (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94031-3) reimagines the exploits of the youngest Bennet sister from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Ages 12–up.

The Baby by Lisa Drakeford (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94027-6). This novel of friendship and family explores one event—a teenager giving birth—from five perspectives. Ages 14–up.


The Call by Peadar Ó Guilín (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04561-1). In this tale blending horror, fantasy, and folklore, every teen must spend a day being hunted. Ages 14–up.

Running Girl by Simon Mason (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03642-8). A notorious slacker insinuates himself into the investigation of his former girlfriend’s murder. Ages 14–up.


Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier (Sept. 13, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-545-54061-2; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-545-54062-9). When her family moves to California’s Bahía de la Luna to benefit her health, Maya is determined to meet one of the ghosts said to live there. Ages 8–12.

Dog Man by Dav Pilkey (Aug. 30, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-58160-8). In this series debut, Captain Underpants’s George and Harold create a superhero who’s part dog, part man. Ages 7–up.


Cleonardo, The Little Inventor by Mary Grandpré (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-439-35764-7). Cleo wants to be an inventor like her father and grandfather before her. Ages 4–8.

King Baby by Kate Beaton (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-63754-1) showcases life with a new baby. Ages 4–8.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling (Nov. 19, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-338-10906-1). A magizoologist arrives in New York City, where his magical case is misplaced and some of his fantastic beasts escape. Ages 8–up.

Kyle Finds Her Way by Susie Salom (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-85266-1). A program at her middle school helps Kyle stem her temper and learn creative problem solving. Ages 10–14.

Interference by Kay Honeyman (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81232-0). Kate juggles assisting her Congressman father and making new friends after her family moves to Texas. Ages 12–up.

The Singing Bones by Shaun Tan, foreword by Neil Gaiman, introduction by Jack Zipes (Oct. 11, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94612-4), features Tan’s clay sculptures inspired by Brothers Grimm tales. Ages 12–up.


Tyme issues Disenchanted: The Trials of Cinderella by Megan Morrison (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-64271-2), ages 8–12. And Harry Potter is back in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling, illus. by Jim Kay (Oct. 4, hardcover, $39.99, ISBN 978-0-545-79132-8; Oct. 11, collector’s edition, $275, ISBN 978-1-338-11986-2), ages 8–up.


Are Pirates Polite? by Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig, illus. by David Catrow (Nov. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-62874-7). Pirates divide up their treasure and exhibit good manners. Ages 3–5.

Kai to the Rescue! by Audrey Penn, illus. by Mike Yamada (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81636-6). Will the small green-and-white pumper truck be accepted by the red fire trucks? Ages 3–5.

The Ninjabread Man by C.J. Leigh, illus. by Chris Gall (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-81430-0). When sensei makes ninjabread, the cookie escapes from the oven and runs loose. Ages 3–5.

Pirasaurs! by Josh Funk, illus. by Michael H. Slack (Aug. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-75049-3), introduces a ragtag team of pirate dinosaurs looking for adventure and treasure. Ages 3–5.

No Fair! No Fair! And Other Jolly Poems of Childhood by Calvin Trillin, illus. by Roz Chast (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82578-8). Trillin’s first collection of poetry for children celebrates the humor in everyday experiences. Ages 4–8.

Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88378-8). This series launch showcases a fun-loving, guitar-strumming dog who wrangles three hungry dinosaurs with his music. Ages 3–5.


It’s Not Me, It’s You by Stephanie Kate Strohm (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-95258-3). This examination of a girl’s dating past is told by the friends, family, and boys involved. Ages 12–up.

Second Story

Because I Am a Boy by Rosemary McCarney with Plan International (Sept. 6, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-016-2). Boys express their wishes that the same choices and freedoms they have be given to the girls and women in their lives. Ages 5–9.

I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer, illus. by Gillian Newland (Oct. 4, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-927583-94-4), is the true story of an indigenous girl who is sent to a residential school run by the Canadian government and the Catholic church. Ages 7–10.

Freedom’s Just Another Word by Caroline Stellings (Sept. 6, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-011-7). A teen sings for Janis Joplin when they meet by a chance on the Freedom Train tour. Ages 12-16.


Tony the Ferry Riding Pigeon by Don Hoffman and Priscilla Palmer, illus. by Dylan Goldberger (Aug. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-943154-05-0). A pigeon rides from Manhattan to New Jersey every day with his best friend in this tale inspired by a true story. Ages 5–7.


Maxi the Taxi Dog rolls along with Maxi and the Bark in the Dark by Bill Kroyer, illus. by Todd Dakins (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-943154-70-8), ages 5–7.

Seven Stories/Triangle Square

A Is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-693-4). The picture-book edition of this alphabet book includes ASL images for each letter. Ages 3–7.

Where Do They Go? by Julia Alvarez, illus. by Sabra Field (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-670-5), presents a poem that addresses the emotional side of death. Ages 3–7.

My Night in the Planetarium by Innosanto Nagara (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-700-9). Seven-year-old Innosanto spends a night sleeping under the stars in the Jakarta Planetarium and learns some of the history and culture of Indonesia. Ages 6–9.

Shadow Mountain

Hoolie and the Hooligans: The Alien That Ate My Socks by Brandon Dorman (Sept. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-222-1) debuts a series about fun-loving prankster brothers. Ages 7–12.


Janitors concludes with Heroes of the Dustbin by Tyler Whitesides (Sept. 6, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-230-6), ages 8–11. And Mysteries of Cove issues Gears of Revolution by J. Scott Savage (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-223-8), ages 8–11.


The Want Monsters: And How They Stopped Ruling My World by Chelo Manchego (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61180-365-5). A boy learns to calm his inner “want monster.” Ages 4–6.

Cool Mind: 11 Easy Ways to Relieve Stress, Boost Self-Confidence, and Improve Concentration in School, Sports, and Life by David Keefe (Sept. 13, paper, $14, ISBN 978-1-61180-301-3) outlines meditation and calming techniques for teens. Ages 13–up.

Silver Dolphin

I Love You More by Megan Roth, illus. by Kay Vincent (Aug. 9, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-763-5). At sunset, forest animals rush home to tuck in their babies. Ages 1–up.

Itsy Bitsy Spider by Emily Bannister (Aug. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-764-2) presents nursery rhymes. Ages 1–up.

Look at Me! by Flora Chang (Aug. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-762-8) is a concept book with a peekaboo mirror. Ages 1–up.

Love by Helen O’Dare, illus. by Nicola O’Byrne (Nov. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-677-5), explores the joys of unconditional parent-child love. Ages 1–up.

My Wonderful Nursery Rhyme Collection (Aug. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-683-6), This book of classic rhymes features a die-cut cover and ribbon bookmark. Ages 2–6.

Hungry, Hungry Monsters by Agnese Baruzzi (Sept. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-678-2) is a counting book introducing 10 creatures and what they eat. Ages 3–up.


Bright Books by Megan Roth, illus. by Emiri Hayashi, adds Baby Bear’s Busy Day (Sept. 13, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-717-8), Bubble’s Ocean Friends (Sept. 13, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-716-1), and Shadow’s Nighttime Adventure (Sept. 13, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-715-4), ages 1–up. Joining Look Through by Fhiona Galloway are Animals (Sept. 13, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-578-5) and Things That Go (Sept. 13, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-579-2), ages 1–up. New Noisy Touch and Feel titles by Libby Walden, illus. by Amanda Enright, are Cow Says Moo (Aug. 9, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-575-4) and Owl Says Hoot (Aug. 9, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-576-1), ages 1–up. And Peek-a-Boo Slider, illus. by Nathalie Choux, expands with Baby Animals (Aug. 9, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-731-4) and Farm (Aug. 9, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-730-7), ages 1–up.

Peekaboo Pals picks up Opposites by Becky Davies, illus. by Gareth Lucas (Aug. 9, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-522-8), ages 3–up. Who’s Hiding? by Kaitlyn DiPerna greets Who’s Hiding? In the Ocean (Oct. 11, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-745-1) and Who’s Hiding? In the Wild (Oct. 11, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-747-5), ages 3–up. Make and Move offers T Rex by Michael Bright (Oct. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-491-7), ages 5–up. Smithsonian Readers rolls along with Ultimate Predators Level 3 by Brenda Scott-Royce and Megan Roth (Oct. 11, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-761-1), ages 5–up. Explore gains Explore a Shark by David George Gordon and Christian Kitzmüller, illus. by Davide Bonadonna (Sept. 13, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-62686-394-1), ages 8–up. And Scanorama by Anna Claybourne welcomes Amazing Animals (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-631-7), Deadly Predators (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-632-4), and Dinosaurs (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-630-0), ages 7–up.

Simon & Schuster

Can One Balloon Make an Elephant Fly? by Dan Richards, illus. by Jeff Newman (Aug. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-5215-2). When Evan asks this question, his mother plays an imagination game with him. Ages 4–8.

Candy Cane Lane by Scott Santoro (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5661-6). Discarded Christmas decorations come to life and make their way home for the holiday. Ages 4–8.

Edward Gets Messy by Rita Meade, illus. by Olga Stern (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3777-6). A particular pig discovers the fun of getting messy. Ages 4–8.

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy, illus. by Elizabeth Baddeley (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6559-5), profiles this Supreme Court justice. Ages 4–8.

Little Mouse’s Big Book of Beasts by Emily Gravett (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3929-9). Armed with bravery crayons, Little Mouse tames the beasts that scare him the most. Ages 4–8.

Max Speed by Stephen Shaskan (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4590-0). Max imagines racing his secret car, soaring over rivers of lava, sky diving, and swimming with sharks. Ages 4–8.

Where, Oh Where, Is Rosie’s Chick? by Pat Hutchins (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6071-2). Rosie is on the lookout for her lost chick in this companion to Rosie’s Walk. Ages 4–8.

AbrakaPOW by Isaiah Campbell (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2634-3). A young magician has a mishap during a show at a POW camp in this tale based on a WWII story. Ages 8–12.

The Bad Kid by Sarah Lariviere (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3581-9). Claudeline’s plan to follow in her gangster grandfather’s footsteps goes awry. Ages 8–12.

Children of Exile by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-5003-5) debuts a trilogy about children, raised apart from their parents, who return home. Ages 10–up.

Fishbone’s Song by Gary Paulsen (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5226-7). An orphan reflects on the lessons about nature he learned from the wise old man who raised him. Ages 10–up.

Into the Abyss by Stefanie Gaither (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4995-3). In this sequel to Falls the Shadow, Violet learns the truth about cloning and makes a tough choice. Ages 12–up.

Irreversible by Chris Lynch (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2985-6). The accused date rapist from Inexcusable must confront who he is and come to terms with his past actions. Ages 12–up.

Scary Out There, ed. by Jonathan Maberry (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5070-6), compiles spooky stories and poems by members of the Horror Writers Association. Ages 12–up.

Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Nov. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-7242-6). In this series kick-off, two teens chosen to be the scythe’s apprentices and are pitted against each other. Ages 12–up.

The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1889-8). Multiple murders occur that are eerily similar to the dark stories Lana’s late stepbrother used to tell. Ages 12–up.

The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch: Empire Decayed by Daniel Kraus (Oct. 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1142-4). A murdered teen is resurrected to walk the earth for more than a century in the finale of this duology. Ages 14–up.

The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7267-8). A humanoid teen must take the place of the galactic senator’s daughter she is tasked with protecting. Ages 14–up.

Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6416-1). Sparks, secrets, and danger fly as teen archaeologists seek the same fossil prize in the Badlands. Ages 14–up.

For This Life Only by Stacey Kade (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3248-1). A teen struggles to move on after his twin brother dies in an accident that nearly killed them both. Ages 14–up.

In-Between Days by Vikki Wakefield (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-8656-0). A girl spends the summer fixing up an abandoned drive-in theater with an old friend who may be something more. Ages 14–up.

Just Kill Me by Adam Selzer (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3494-2). Megan keeps her summer job as a ghost tour guide in Chicago, despite her boss’s outrageous idea. Ages 14–up.


Andy & Sandy star in Andy & Sandy and the First Snow by Tomie dePaola with Jim Lewis, illus. by dePaola (Oct. 18, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4159-9), ages 4–8. Naughty Mabel returns in Naughty Mabel Sees It All by Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliott, illus. by Dan Krall (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3024-1), ages 4–8. George’s Secret Key gains George and the Unbreakable Code by Stephen Hawking and Lucy Hawking, illus. by Garry Parsons (Sept. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6627-1), ages 8–12. The Nightsiders by Jonathan Maberry continues with Vault of Shadows (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1578-1), ages 8–12. Section 13 welcomes The Lost Property Office by James R. Hannibal (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6709-4), ages 8–12. Spy School adds Spy Ski School by Stuart Gibbs (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4562-7), ages 8–12. The Flinkwater Chronicles greets The Forgetting Machine by Pete Hautman (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6438-3), ages 9–13. Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick (Jan. 31, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-7186-3) is the next Pumpkin Falls Mystery, ages 10–14. Randoms rolls along with Rebels by David Liss (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1782-2), ages 10–up. The Potion Diaries offers Royal Tour by Amy Alward (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4381-4), ages 12–up. And Lock & Mori issues Mind Games by Heather W. Petty (Dec. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2306-9), ages 14–up.


Fairy Tale Frankie and the Tricky Witch by Greg Gormley, illus. by Steven Lenton (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6625-7). A girl’s house fills with fairytale characters trying to escape a witch. Ages 4–6.

I Will Love You Anyway by Mick Inkpen, illus. by Chloë Inkpen (Dec. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7099-5), chronicles the adventures of a badly behaved pug. Ages 4–6.

Officer Katz and Houndini: A Tale of Two Tails by Maria Gianferrari, illus. by Danny Chatzikonstantinou (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2265-9). Officer Katz is looking forward to retirement, until his arch-nemesis challenges him to a showdown. Ages 4–7.

Pen Pals by Alexandra Pichard (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7247-0). Bill the octopus and Oscar the ant are paired up to write letters to each other for a school project. Ages 4–7.

Fuddles and Puddles by Frans Vischer (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3839-1). A cat’s pampered life comes to a screeching halt when his family gets a new puppy. Ages 4–8.

Rhymes with Doug by Chad J. Thompson (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7095-7). Doug opens a mysterious package one day and out pops Otto, a parrot who can rhyme. Ages 4–8.

Take Heart, My Child: A Mother’s Dream by Ainsley Earhardt and Kathryn Cristaldi, illus. by Jaime Kim (Nov. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6622-6). This lullaby encourages following one’s dreams. Ages 4–8.

The Adventures of Henry Whiskers by Gigi Priebe, illus. by Daniel Duncan (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6575-5). A mouse must face his fears and rescue his sister in this story set in Queen Mary’s dollhouse at Windsor Castle. Ages 7–10.

Charmed, I’m Sure by Sarah Darer Littman (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5127-7) introduces the feisty daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming and her magical compact. Ages 8–12.

The Charming Life of Izzy Malone by Jenny Lundquist (Nov. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6032-3). A tomboy must enroll in charm school before she can race in the annual pumpkin regatta. Ages 8–12.

Insert Coin to Continue by John David Anderson (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4704-1). Bryan Biggins wakes up to find that his life has become a video game. Ages 8–12.

Framed! by James Ponti (Aug. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3630-4). In this series starter, Florian helps the FBI solve an art theft case by using his special technique. Ages 8–12.

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina, Young Readers Edition by Misty Copeland (Dec. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7979-0) adapts this memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history. Ages 8–12.

The Pet-Sitting Peril by Willo Davis Roberts (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7493-1). Strange things happen when Nick begins pet-sitting for apartment residents. Ages 8–12.

The Littlest Bigfoot by Jennifer Weiner, illus. by Sara Mulvanny (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7074-2). Alice is sworn to secrecy after learning that her friend Millie is a Bigfoot. Ages 8–12.

The Bling Queen by Allison Gutknecht (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5309-7). A young fashion consultant and her frenemy enter the same fashion blog contest. Ages 9–13.

Crushing It by Joanne Levy (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6474-1). Kat woos the boy next door on behalf of her best friend, even though she likes him, too. Ages 9–13.

Dear Poppy by Ronni Arno (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3760-8). When city girl Poppy moves to the country, she discovers a secret stash of letters that connect her to her late mother. Ages 9–13.

Lost in Hollywood by Cindy Callaghan (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6572-4). In Hollywood, Ginger helps her eccentric aunt find money she has stashed in a hiding place that she can’t remember. Ages 9–13.

Truth or Dare by Barbara Dee (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5968-6). After playing Truth or Dare with her friends, Lia discovers how much they have grown apart over the summer. Ages 9–13.

League of Archers by Eva Howard (Dec. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6037-8). A girl on the run after being accused of killing Robin Hood leads her League of Archers in a search to find the real killer. Ages 9–13.

Out of Tune by Gail Nall (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5817-7). Maya’s dreams of auditioning for a singing reality show hit a snag when her parents sell their house to travel the country in an RV. Ages 9–14.

The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition by Reyna Grande (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6371-3) is an adaptation of Grande’s account of her family’s crossing from Mexico to the U.S. Ages 10–14.

The Tundra Trials by Monica Tesler (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4596-2). Jasper and his fellow cadets are brought to a remote planet to participate in a team-based scavenger hunt. Ages 10–14.

Beyond Baylor: A Guide to the Other Side by Robert Imfeld (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6636-3). A medium and his twin sister, a ghost, work together to pass messages from the beyond. Ages 10–14.

Pyramid Hunters: The Iron Tomb by Peter Vegas (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4578-8) kicks off a mystery-adventure series set in Egypt. Ages 10–14.


My First Experience welcomes Zoo Day by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2734-0), ages 4–8. Angel Wings by Michelle Misra, illus. by Samantha Chaffey, presents Rainbows and Halos (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5807-8) and Secrets and Sapphires (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5804-7), ages 6–9. Mermaid Tales by Debbie Dadey, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan, continues with Books vs. Looks (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4082-0) and Flower Girl Dreams (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4085-1), ages 6–9. Piper Morgan by Stephanie Faris, illus. by Lucy Fleming, debuts with Piper Morgan Joins the Circus (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5709-5), Piper Morgan in Charge! (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5712-5), and Piper Morgan to the Rescue (Nov. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5715-6), ages 6–9. Pix offers Snail Has Lunch by Mary Peterson (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5302-8), ages 6–9. Shark School by Davy Ocean, illus. by Aaron Blecha, presents Tooth or Dare (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6547-2), ages 6–9.

Animal Inn by Jennifer Swender and Paul DuBois Jacobs, illus. by Stephanie Laberis, adds A Furry Fiasco (Dec. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6224-2) and Treasure Hunt (Dec. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6227-3), ages 7–10. Marguerite Henry’s Misty Inn gallops along with A Forever Friend by Judy Katschke, illus. by Serena Geddes (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6986-9), ages 7–10. Candy Fairies by Helen Perelman, illus. by Erica-Jane Waters, comes to a close with The Peppermint Princess: Super Special (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4687-7) and Mini Sweets (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4684-6), ages 7–10. Fashion Disaster by Jill Santopolo (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6392-8) joins Sparkle Spa, ages 7–10.

Keeper of the Lost Cities offers Lodestar by Shannon Messenger (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7495-5), ages 8–12. Marguerite Henry’s Ponies of Chincoteague continues with Back in the Saddle by Catherine Hapka (Aug. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5994-5), ages 8–12. Pegasus concludes with The End of Olympus by Kate O’Hearn (Dec. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4717-1), ages 8–12. Story Thieves welcomes Secret Origins by James Riley (Jan. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6125-2), ages 8–12. Dork Diaries issues Dork Diaries 11 by Rachel Renée Russell (Oct. 18, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7920-2), ages 9–13. Valkyrie adds The Runaway by Kate O’Hearn (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4740-9), ages 9–13. Blackthorn Key gains Mark of the Plague by Kevin Sands (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4674-7), ages 10–14. And also due are additions, in various formats, to the following long-running series: Goddess Girls, Hardy Boys Adventures, Hardy Boys Clue Books, Nancy Drew Diaries, and Nancy Drew Clue Books.

S&S/Aladdin/Beyond Words

Fashion Rebels: Style Icons Who Changed the World Through Fashion by Carlyn Cerniglia Beccia (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-488-3) profiles 25 influential fashion icons. Ages 8–12.


Be What You Want greets So, You Want to Be a Leader? An Awesome Guide to Becoming a Head Honcho by Patricia Wooster (Aug. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-548-4), ages 8–12.


Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story by Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus, illus. by Evan Turk (Aug. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4265-7). With the help of his grandfather, Arun learns how every wasteful act affects others. Ages 4–8.

Delivery by Aaron Meshon (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4175-9). A grandmother goes to great lengths to send her grandson a care package. Ages 4–8.

The Legendary Miss Lena Horne by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Elizabeth Zunon (Jan. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6824-4), profiles this African-American entertainer and activist. Ages 4–8.

The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring: The Accidental Invention of the Toy That Swept the Nation by Gilbert Ford (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5065-2), explores the invention of the Slinky. Ages 4–8.

The Snurtch by Sean Ferrell, illus. by Charles Santoso (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5656-2). Ruthie’s impulses and out-of-control emotions are embodied in the Snurtch, who accompanies her to school. Ages 4–8.

Martin’s Dream Day by Kitty Kelley, photos by Stanley Tretick (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6766-7), transports readers to 1963 Washington, D.C. for King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Ages 5–up.

A Little Taste of Poison by R.J. Anderson (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3774-5). Isaveth tries to take down the man who framed her father for murder. Ages 9–12.

Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6565-6) is a novel in verse about three girls from different eras who became groundbreaking scientists. Ages 10–up.

Lion Island: Cuba’s Warrior of Words by Margarita Engle (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6112-2) focuses on civil rights activist Antonio Chuffat. Ages 10–up.

Don’t You Trust Me? by Patrice Kindl (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5910-5). In this thriller, a girl switches identities with a stranger to pull off a scam. Ages 12–up.

Four-Four-Two by Dean Hughes (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6252-5) relays the story of Japanese-Americans who fought with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during WWII. Ages 12–up.

Stone Mirrors: The Sculpture and Silence of Edmonia Lewis by Jeannine Atkins (Jan. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5905-1) is a novel in verse spotlighting this 19th-century sculptor. Ages 12–up.

Tell Me Something Real by Calla Devlin (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6115-3). Three sisters try to cope as their mother receives cancer treatments and a new evil lurks. Ages 14–up.


Click, Clack, Surprise! by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Betsy Lewin (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7031-5). Little Duck celebrates his first birthday with a farmyard party. Ages 4–8.

An Excessive Alphabet: Avalanches of As to Zillions of Zs by Judi Barrett, illus. by Ron Barrett (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3986-2) features an alliterative assortment of words and objects. Ages 4–8.

Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop, Slave-Explorer by Heather Henson, illus. by Bryan Collier (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2095-2), spotlights this 1840s explorer and guide. Ages 4–8.

Sam the Man & the Chicken Plan by Frances O’Roark Dowell, illus. by Amy June Bates (Aug. 30, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4066-0). Sam earns money watching a neighbor’s chickens in this series debut. Ages 6–9.

Freedom over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5690-6) contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams. Ages 6–10.

Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis, illus. by Susan Meyer (Jan. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8657-6). Two children captured by rebel soldiers in the Congo vow to protect an orphaned gorilla baby. Ages 10–up.

Ghost by Jason Reynolds (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5015-7) launches the Track series starring four kids from very different backgrounds who are chosen for an elite middle-school track team. Ages 10–up.


The Seeds of America Trilogy concludes with Ashes by Laurie Halse Anderson (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-6146-8), ages 10–14.

S&S/Beach Lane

The Bossier Baby by Marla Frazee (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7162-6). Boss Baby gets a new baby sister. Ages up to 8.

5 Little Ducks by Denise Fleming (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2422-6) offers a fresh take on the Five Little Ducks nursery rhyme. Ages up to 8.

Heart 2 Heart by Lois Ehlert (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8087-1) is a pun-filled, rebus-style story celebrating love and friendship. Ages up to 8.

I Heart You by Meg Fleming, illus. by Sarah Jane Wright (Dec. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-8895-3). Little ones love being independent and trying new things, but also need Mom and Dad’s reassurance. Ages up to 8.

Is That Wise, Pig? by Jan Thomas (Sept. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-8582-2). Pig tries to add some odd ingredients to the soup in this counting book. Ages up to 8.

My Dream Dog by Arthur Howard (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5838-2). A boy and his family imagine what their dog dreams about. Ages up to 8.

Pug Meets Pig by Sue Lowell Gallion, illus. by Joyce Wan (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2066-2). Can Pug and Pig find a way to be friends? Ages up to 8.

Yellow Time by Lauren Stringer (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3156-9) pays tribute to autumn. Ages up to 8.

You’re My Boo by Kate Dopirak, illus. by Lesley Breen Withrow (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-4160-6). This picture book debut stars a loving family of foxes. Ages up to 8.

Octopuses One to Ten by Ellen Jackson, illus. by Robin Page (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3182-8), combines octopus facts with counting. Ages 2–8.

Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5916-7) is a photographic exploration of snow. Ages 3–8.

Some Pets by Angela DiTerlizzi, illus. by Brendan Wenzel (Aug. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4402-6). Animals of all shapes and sizes compete in the pet show. Ages 4–8.


Peas rolls along with Hap-Pea All Year by Keith Baker (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5854-2), ages up to 8.

S&S/Little Simon

Music Is... by Brandon Stosuy, illus. by Amy Martin (Oct. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7702-4) introduces various moods and styles of music. Ages up to 3.

Animal Noises by Thomas Flintham. (Aug. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6935-7) presents animal sounds form morning till night. Ages 1–4.

Colors (Oct. 25, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7643-0), Numbers (Dec. 20, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7647-8), and Shapes (Oct. 25, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7645-4) by John J. Reiss are concept board books. Ages 1–4.

My Sweet Little Megabyte by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Laura Roode (Dec. 6, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6809-1), presents a story about love via vocabulary from html code. Ages 1–4.

Seeking a Bunny (Jan. 17, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7672-0) and Seeking a Santa (Sept. 20, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7674-4) by Angela DiTerlizzi, illus. by Allie Smith, celebrate Easter and Christmas. Ages 1–4.

Vroom, Vroom, Trucks! by Karen Katz (Nov. 15, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4209-1). Construction trucks rumble along in this lift-the-flap book. Ages 1–4.

Dinosaur Dance! by Sandra Boynton (Aug. 30, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8099-4). A lively prehistoric bunch boogies down. Ages 1–5.

This Little Explorer: A Pioneer Primer by Joan Holub, illus. by Daniel Roode (Sept. 27, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7175-6), focuses on influential explorers who explored the world. Ages 3–5.

Sunrise, Moonrise by Betsy Thompson (Nov. 29, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7142-8). Day turns into night and some animals drift to sleep while others spring to life. Ages 3–up.

Hot Rod Hot Dog by Todd H. Doodler (Aug. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6607-3) stars a good-natured but not very successful racecar driver. Ages 4–7.

The Nutcracker by New York City Ballet, illus. by Vialeria Docampo (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5829-0), mimics the choreography of this ballet and features art inspired by its scenery. Ages 4–8.


Itsy Bitsy by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Sanja Rescek, presents The Itsy Bitsy Duckling (Jan. 17, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8655-2, The Itsy Bitsy Pilgrim (Sept. 6, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6852-7), and The Itsy Bitsy Reindeer (Sept. 20, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6855-8), ages 2–4. Once Upon a World greets Cinderella by Chloe Perkins, illus. by Sandra Equihua (Sept. 13, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7915-8); and Snow White by Perkins, illus. by Misa Saburi (Sept. 13, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7185-5), ages 2–4. Noah’s Park by Sam Williams marches on with Snack Time (Sept. 6, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4263-3), ages 2–5. Super Turbo by Jack Lee, illus. by George O’Connor, starring a class pet hamster, launches with Super Turbo Saves the Day! (Dec. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8885-3) and Super Turbo vs. the Flying Ninja Squirrels (Dec. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8888-4), ages 5–7.

The Adventures of Sophie Mouse by Poppy Green, illus. by Jennifer A. Bell, greets The Great Big Paw Print (Nov. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7149-7) and A Surprise Visitor (Aug. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6699-8), ages 5–9. New to The Critter Club by Callie Barkley, illus. by Tracy Bishop, are Ellie the Flower Girl (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6719-3) and Liz’s Night at the Museum (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7165-7), ages 5–9. The Data Set by Ada Hopper, illus. by Sam Ricks, adds A Case of the Clones (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7114-5), ages 5–9. Joining The Kingdom of Wrenly is The False Fairy by Jordan Quinn, illus. by Robert McPhillips (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8587-6), ages 5–9. Rider Woofson by Walker Styles, illus. by Ben Whitehouse, issues Labra-cadabra-dor’s Revenge (Dec. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8593-7), The Rival Detective (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7108-4), and The Soccer Ball Monster Mystery (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7111-4), ages 5–9. And also due are additions to the following long-running series: Captain Awesome and Heidi Heckelbeck.


Irena’s Children: Young Readers Edition by Tilar J. Mazzeo, adapted by Mary Cronk Farrell (Sept. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4991-5), is the story of Irena Sendler—the “female Oskar Schindler”—who saved 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland. Ages 10–up.

The Cursed Queen by Sarah Fine (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4193-3) continues the magical fantasy begun in The Imposter Queen. Ages 12–up.

The Last True Love Story by Brendan Kiely (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2988-7). Hendrix and Corrina spring Hendrix’s grandpa from his assisted living facility and take a cross-country road trip. Ages 14–up.

Scavenger of Souls by Joshua David Bellin (Aug. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6244-0) concludes the post-apocalyptic Survival Colony novels. Ages 14–up.


Bear Books by Karma Wilson, illus. by Jane Chapman, offers Big Bear, Small Mouse (Nov. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5971-6), ages 3–7. MiNRS rolls on with MiNRS 2 by Kevin Sylvester (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4042-4), ages 8–12. Prisoners of Peace gains The Swan Riders by Erin Bow (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4274-9), ages 14–up. Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy offers Tales from the Shadow-hunter Academy by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, and Robin Wasserman (Nov. 15, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4325-8), ages 14–up.

S&S/Simon Pulse

All in Pieces by Suzanne Young (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1883-6). Since her mother left, Savannah struggles with anger issues while taking care of her younger brother, who has special needs. Ages 14–up.

Avalanche by Melinda Braun (Nov. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3822-3). Matt seeks help for fellow teens trapped in an isolated cabin after an avalanche. Ages 14–up.

Boy Robot by Simon Curtis (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5929-7). Isaak discovers he’s a government-made synthetic human, produced as a weapon and marked for termination. Ages 14–up.

Cherry by Lindsey Rosin (Aug. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5908-2). Four best friends make a senior-year pact to lose their virginity. Ages 14–up.

Effigies: Fate of Flames by Sarah Raughley (Nov. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6677-6). Four girls who can control the elements join forces to save the world from a terrible evil in this series debut. Ages 14–up.

The Odds of Lightning by Jocelyn Davies (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4053-0). This magical realism adventure follows four teens on an all-night journey through the streets of New York City. Ages 14–up.

Overdrive by Dawn Ius (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3944-2) features a crack team of teenage criminals on a mission to steal exotic cars. Ages 14–up.

Sometimes We Tell the Truth by Kim Zarins (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6499-4). Teens tell stories on a class trip bus ride in this retelling of The Canterbury Tales. Ages 14–up.

Stay with Me by Mila Gray (Dec. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8847-1). Didi falls for a wounded marine she meets interning at a military hospital. Ages 14–up.

Tattoo Atlas by Tim Floreen (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3280-1). A teenage sociopath is “fixed” after he gets an implant that’s meant to cure him. Ages 14–up.

Three Truths and a Lie by Brent Hartinger (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4960-1). An innocent game of three truths and a lie and a weekend getaway go horribly wrong in this psychological thriller. Ages 14–up.

Strange Truth: We Know It Was You by Maggie Thrash (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6200-6). Two teens are the only ones who know why a cheerleader jumped off a bridge. Ages 14–up.


CHERUB by Robert Muchamore grows with Brigands M.C. (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5671-5), ages 14–up. Diary of a Haunting issues Possession by M. Verano (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6441-3), ages 14–up. Field Party continues with Under the Lights by Abbi Glines (Aug. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3889-6), ages 14–up. Heirs of Watson Island wraps up with Illusion by Martina Boone (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1128-8), ages 14–up. New to Zeroes is Swarm by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti (Sept. 27, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4339-5), ages 14–up.

S&S/Simon Pulse/Beyond Words

Get Lit Rising: Words Ignite. Claim Your Poem. Claim Your Life. by Diane Luby Lane and the Get Lit Players (Oct. 25, hardcover, $20.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-576-7) tells the true story of 19 teen poets who inspire with performances of classic and spoken word poems. Ages 12–up.

Ignite Your Spark: Discovering Who You Are from the Inside Out by Patricia Wooster (Jan. 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-565-1) features profiles of teens and adults as well as activities. Ages 12–up.

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Fall of Hades by Richard Paul Evans (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6982-1) joins Michael Vey, ages 12–up.

S&S/Simon Spotlight


My First by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, photos by Leyah Jensen, picks up My First Ballet Class (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7935-6) and My First Karate Class (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7932-5), ages 3–5. Flower Wings greets Violet Fairy Gets Her Wings by Elizabeth Dennis, illus. by Natalie Smillie (Dec. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8798-6), ages 4–6. Ready-to-Reads blasts off with Ralph and the Rocket Ship by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Henry Cole (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5867-2), ages 4–6. Joining Living in... by Chloe Perkins, illus. by Tom Woolley, are Living in... India (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7090-2), and Living in... South Africa (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7093-3), ages 5–7. History of Fun Stuff welcomes The Colorful Story of Comics by Patricia Lakin, illus. by Rob McClurkan (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7145-9), ages 6–8. Science of Fun Stuff adds Unmasking the Science of Superpowers! by Jordan D. Brown, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6779-7), ages 6–8. You Should Meet… introduces Mae Jemison (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7650-8) and Misty Copeland (Jan. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7044-5) by Laurie Calkhoven, illus. by Monique Dong; and Women Who Launched the Computer Age by Laurie Calkhoven, illus. by Alyssa Petersen (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7047-6), ages 6–8.

Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur by Luke Sharpe, illus. by Graham Ross, gains Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur and the Everything Locator (Dec. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6899-2) and Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur Is NOT a Singer! (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6896-1), ages 8–12. The Hidden World of Changers by H.K. Varian offers The Power Within (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6964-7) and the series final installment, The Selkie Song (Nov. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6967-8), ages 8–12. In Due Time by Nicholas O. Time delivers Houston, We Have a Klutz! (Nov. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7237-1), There’s No WiFi on the Prairie (Jan. 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8232-5), and Wrong Place, (Really) Wrong Time (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7234-0), ages 8–12. And also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series, brands, and TV programs: Batman Unlimited, Cupcake Diaries, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Miffy, Olivia, Peanuts, PJ Masks, and Yo Gabba Gabba!


Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley, illus. by Jessie Hartland (Oct. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5249-6). The daughter of Lord Byron and his mathematically gifted wife Annabella, Lovelace wrote the first computer program 100 years before the digital age. Ages 4–8.

Because of Thursday by Patricia Polacco (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2140-9). When her husband dies suddenly, chef Annie adopts a kitten and names it after her lucky day. Ages 4–8.

I Will Not Eat You by Adam Lehrhaupt, illus. by Scott Magoon (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2933-7). A creature resists the urge to eat the animals who wander into his cave. Ages 4–8.

My Grandparents Love Me by Claire Freedman, illus. by Judi Abbot (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7937-0). A child is excited about visiting Gran and Grandpa. Ages 4–8.

Pond by Jim LaMarche (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4735-5). Matt and his friends work to restore a pond at the edge of their neighborhood. Ages 4–8.

The Pros & Cons of Being a Frog by Sue deGennaro (Aug. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7130-5). Two shy kids become friends while creating a frog costume. Ages 4–8.

Water Song by Tim McCanna, illus. by Richard Smythe (Jan. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6881-7). This story of a fox’s search for shelter in a rainstorm features onomatopoeia. Ages 4–8.

Willa: The Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Amy Ehrlich, illus. by Wendell Minor (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-689-86573-2), is an illustrated biography of the trailblazing author. Ages 7–10.

Effie Starr Zook Has One More Question by Martha Freeman (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7264-7). A city girl Effie stumbles upon a mystery during a summer on her relatives’ farm. Ages 8–12.

The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5750-7; Spanish edition, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8441-1). Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his older brother in the U.S. Ages 8–12.

Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry by Susan Vaught (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2279-6). Dani’s grandmother leads her into a mystery that reveals secrets about her family and the desegregation of Ole Miss. Ages 10–14.

Messenger by Carol Lynch Williams (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5776-7). Evie can talk to the dead—even if she would rather not. Ages 13–up.


Bitty Bot by Tim McCanna, illus. by Tad Carpenter, debuts with Bitty Bot (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4929-8), ages 4–8. Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs marches on with Grumpy Feet (Jan. 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7167-1), ages 4–8. Mount Rushmore Presidential Series gains Abraham by Frank Keating, illus. by Mike Wimmer (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-9319-3), ages 6–9. And Poppy Pendle offers The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel by Natasha Lowe (Aug. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6533-5), ages 8–12.


Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, illus. by Paul Bransom and J.M. Gleeson (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-944686-44-4), adapts Kipling’s classic fables. Ages 7–up.

Skyhorse/Sky Pony

Brunhilda’s Backwards Day by Shawna J. C. Tenney (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-691-5) stars a witch who loves to make trouble. Ages 3–6.

The Ghosts Go Scaring by Chrissy Bozik, illus. by Patricia Storms (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1228-7), is a Halloween counting book. Ages 3–6.

Groggle’s Monster Valentine by Diana Murray, illus. by Bats Langley (Jan. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0508-1). Groggle tries to make the perfect Valentine for his best friend. Ages 3–6.

I Am So Bored! by Henrike Wilson (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0676-7). A bored bear begins to notice and appreciate the world around him. Ages 3–6.

Leonard’s Beard by Nancy Cote (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0796-2). Leonard is so busy writing stories that he neglects his friends and lets his beard grow wild. Ages 3–6.

Lucy Loves Sherman by Catherine Bailey, illus. by Meg Walters (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-705-9). Lucy names the lobster from the fish market and learns he’s destined to be cooked. Ages 3–6.

New Year by Rich Lo (Nov. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0723-8). After his family moves from Hong Kong to Los Angeles, a boy begins school in his new country. Ages 3–6.

See You Later, Alligator! by Sally Hopgood, illus. by Emma Levey (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0484-8). A tortoise says good-bye to each of his animal friends before leaveing on a trip. Ages 3–6.

That’s Not the Monster We Ordered by Tara Black, illus. by Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1136-5). A family wants to order a monster just like their neighbor has. Ages 3–6.

Belly Laugh Riddles and Puns for Kids: 350 Hilarious Riddles and Puns, illus. by Bethany Straker (Nov. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1198-3), features a “Duh!” button on the front cover. Ages 5–up.

Project Droid: Science No Fair! (Sept. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1028-3) and Soccer Shocker (Sept. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1029-0) by Nancy Krulik and Amanda Burwasser, illus. by Mike Moran, launch a series in which Logan’s inventor mom builds him a robot cousin. Ages 7–9.

Tales of a Terrarian Warrior: Attack of the Goblin Army (Sept. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1682-7) and Snow Fight (Sept. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1683-4) by Winter Morgan begin a series set in a Minecraft Overland-like world. Ages 7–12.

A Blind Guide to Normal by Beth Vrabel (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0228-8). Richie attends mainstream school after a year at a school for the blind adjusting to his prosthetic eye and limited vision. Ages 8–12.

Earning My Spots by Mark Eastburn (Sept. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0778-8). Werehyena Sam must rescue his family when they are kidnapped by a pack of shifters. Ages 8–12.

The Haunted House Project by Tricia Clasen (Oct. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0712-2). Inspired by a school project, Andie tries to get a paranormal sign from her late mom. Ages 8–12.

Henry Hunter: Henry Hunter and the Beast of Snagov by John Matthews (Sept. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1038-2) launches the exploits of a millionaire genius and supernatural investigator. Ages 8–12.

Monsterville: A Lissa Black Production by Sarah Schauerte Reida (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0733-7). In this series debut, a girl makes monster movies starring a creature from the local woods. Ages 8–12.

Snakes and Stones by Lisa Fowler (Nov. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1031-3). In 1921, Chestnut plots a way to get back home after her father stole her and her siblings away from their mother. Ages 8–12.

Phoenix Rising by Bryony Pearce (Jan. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0734-4) is a steampunk pirate adventure. Ages 10–up.

The Last Cherry Blossom by Kathleen Burkinshaw (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-693-9) is a novel inspired by the author’s mother’s experience surviving the bombing of Hiroshima. Ages 11–13.

Black Flowers, White Lies by Yvonne Ventresca (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0988-1). Even though her father died before she was born, Ella knows they have a supernatural connection. Ages 12–up.

dotwav by Mike A. Lancaster (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0404-6). The investigations of a computer hacker and a teen spy for British intelligence intersect in this thriller. Ages 12–up.

Fear the Drowning Deep by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0348-3). In 1913, Bridey tries to figure out why people start disappearing from her island village. Ages 12–up.

How to Make Out by Brianna Shrum (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0167-0). To earn money, a teen starts a how-to blog where people pay for answers to life’s questions. Ages 12–up.

Spin the Sky by Jill Mackenzie (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0686-6). Magnolia is determined to get herself and her sister out of the small Oregon town whose residents hate them. Ages 12–up.

That Burning Summer by Lydia Syson (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1172-3). In July 1940, a British teen hides a Polish airman who crashed near her home. Ages 12–up.

Wanderer by Roger Davenport (Aug. 2, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0389-6) is a post-apocalyptic coming-of-age story. Ages 12–up.

One Moment by Kristina McBride (Jan. 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1455-7). Maggie can’t remember what happened just before she and her boyfriend planned to dive from a cliff—an act that killed him. Ages 14–up.

Timekeeper by Tara Sim (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0618-7). In a Victorian world controlled by clock towers, a damaged clock can fracture time—and a destroyed one can stop it completely. Ages 14–up.


Little Groovers adds Colors and Shapes: Touch-and-Trace Early Learning Fun! by Angie Hewitt (Oct. 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0837-2), ages up to 2. Secrets of an Overworld Survivor begins with Lost in the Jungle (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1327-7) and When Lava Strikes (Jan. 3, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1330-7) by Greyson Mann, illus. by Grace Sandford, ages 7–9. Bella Donna by Ruth Symes, illus. by Marion Lindsay, adds Too Many Spells (Aug. 16, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-155-2), ages 7–10. Spies in Disguise by Kate Scott introduces Boy in a Tutu (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-695-3), ages 7–10. The Armies of Herobrine (Sept. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1620-9) and Battle with the Wither (Oct. 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1621-6) join Unofficial Overworld Adventures by Danica Davidson, ages 7–12. Unofficial Minetrapped Adventures by Winter Morgan expands with Attack of the Ender Dragon (Sept. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0602-6) and Creeper Invasion (Aug. 9, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0601-9), ages 7–12.

Unofficial Graphic Novels for Minecrafters offers The Ender Eye Prophecy by Cara J. Stevens, illus. by David Norgren and Elias Norgren (Nov. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1483-0), ages 8–12. Gameknight999 Adventures: Unofficial Minecrafter’s Adventures: The Birth of Herobrine starts up with three books by Mark Cheverton (paper, $9.99 each), ages 9–up. And The Temple of Doubt by Anne Boles Levy gains The Well of Prayers (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63450-193-4), ages 12–up.

Sleeping Bear

Winter, Winter, Cold and Snow by Sharon Gibson Palermo, illus. by Christina Song (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-953-9), focuses on forest creatures during a winter’s day and night. Ages up to 4.

Books Do Not Have Wings by Brynne Barnes, illus. by Rogério Coelho (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-964-5), is a poem describing the fantastic things that can be found between the pages of a book. Ages 4–8.

D Is for Dump Truck: A Construction Alphabet by Michael Shoulders, illus. by Kent Culotta (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-975-1), offers an A to Z exploration of a backyard construction site. Ages 4–8.

Norbert’s Big Dream by Lori Degman, illus. by Marco Bucci (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-959-1). A pig trains to swim the English Channel. Ages 4–8.

Santa’s Underwear by Marty Rhodes Figley, illus. by Marty Kelley (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-954-6). On Christmas Eve, Santa can’t find his Christmas underwear. Ages 4–8.

Schnitzel: A Cautionary Tale for Lazy Louts by Stephanie Shaw, illus. by Kevin M. Barry (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-957-7). In this retelling of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice, wizard Schnitzel accepts help from a door-to-door salesman. Ages 4–8.

C Is for Canada by Mike Ulmer, illus. by Sylvie Daigneault (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-973-7). On Canada’s 150th anniversary, Ulmer presents an alphabetical tribute to this nation. Ages 6–10.

Popo’s Lucky Chinese New Year by Virginia Loh-Hagan, illus. by Renne Benoit (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-978-2). When her Chinese grandmother comes to visit, a Chinese-American girl learns about celebrating Chinese New Year. Ages 6–10.

Ticktock Banneker’s Clock by Shana Keller, illus. by David C. Gardner (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-956-0). Benjamin Banneker, an 18th-century free African-American, builds a wooden clock based on his drawings of a pocket watch. Ages 6–10.

The Wild World of Buck Bray: The Missing Grizzly Cubs by Judy Young (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-970-6; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-971-3). In this series debut, the star of a new kid-oriented wilderness show travels to Denali National Park to shoot the first episode. Ages 8–up.

Horace j. Edwards and the Time Keepers: The Secret of the Scarab Beetle by William Meyer (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-939-3) launches a series about a boy who discovers that he is the heir to an order of time-keeping guardians and is transported back to ancient Egypt. Ages 9–up.

Runs with Courage by Joan M. Wolf (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-984-3). In 1880, a Lakota girl is taken away from her family and brought to a boarding school run by whites. Ages 9–up.

Tig Ripley: Rock ’n’ Roll Rebel by Ginger Rue (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-945-4; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-946-1). Tig starts an all-girl rock band in this series launch. Ages 9–up.

Crossing the Deadline: Stephen’s Journey Through the Civil War by Michael Shoulders (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-952-2). A 13-year-old Union bugler experiences Civil War battles, prison camps, and the steamboat Sultana disaster. Ages 10–up.


Little State by Michael Shoulders, illus. by Helle Urban, adds Little Mississippi (Aug. 1, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-58536-974-4), ages up to 5. And The Bodies of the Ancients by Lydia Millet (Jan. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61873-128-9) closes out The Dissenters, ages 10–up.



Secret Smithsonian Adventures returns with Claws and Effect by Chris Kientz and Steve Hockensmith, illus. by Lee Nielsen (Oct. 18, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-58834-567-7), ages 9–12.

Soho Teen

Dark Horses by Cecily Von Ziegesar (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-517-5). A troubled teen at a residential equine therapy program lands in a complex love triangle in this dark update of Black Beauty. Ages 14–up.

History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera (Jan. 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-692-9). When OCD-afflicted Griffin loses his first love, Theo, in a drowning accident, he befriends Theo’s former boyfriend. Ages 14–up.

My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier (Nov. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-674-5). A teen tries to protect his psychopath younger sister, and to protect others from her. Ages 14–up.

Sourcebooks Fire

The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay (Aug. 2, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3275-7). A murder-inspired game in an elite secret society at Cate’s prep school becomes all too real. Ages 12–17.

The Cabin by Natasha Preston (Sept. 6, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1855-3). Friends on a weekend cabin getaway awaken to find two of their own dead. Ages 14–17.

The Homecoming by Stacie Ramey (Nov. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3588-8). Forced to return to his estranged family, John discovers how hard it is to repair abandoned relationships. Ages 14–17.

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti (Jan. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3608-3). Hawthorn inserts herself into a missing-persons investigation in her town. Ages 14–17.

One Was Lost by Natalie Richards (Oct. 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1574-3). On their senior camping trip, teens wake up to find some kids missing and four dolls dressed like them acting out a murder. Ages 14–17.

Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3579-6). After someone is killed, Victoria finally reveals dark secrets that have come back to haunt her. Ages 14–17.

You Before Anyone Else by Julie Cross and Mark Perini (Aug. 2, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-0492-1). Finley dates bad boy Eddie to wipe away her good girl image. Ages 14–17.


The Storymakers expands with Wanted by Betsy Schow (Dec. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3599-4), ages 12–17. Brooklyn Brujas gains Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova (Sept. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-2094-5), ages 14–17. And Did I Mention I Love You (DIMILY) wraps up with Did I Mention I Miss You? by Estelle Maskame (Dec. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3221-4), ages 14–17.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

I Am Brave (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4165-0), I Am Good (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4167-4), I Am Kind (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4169-8), and I Am Tidy (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4171-1) by Jen Porter, illus. by Katie Saunders, are inspirational board books. Ages 1–3.

A Surprise for Santa: A Spot-the-Difference Christmas Adventure! by Kate Jackson, illus. by Mattia Cerato (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4175-9), is a holiday tale. Ages 1–4.

Cara’s Kindness by Kristi Yamaguchi, illus. by John Lee (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1686-3). Cara the cat takes the time to help her friend Darby. Ages 4–8.

How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace, illus. by Andy Elkerton (Oct. 4, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4631-0), provides silly suggestions for how to catch an elf. Ages 4–8.

I’ll Hug You More by Laura Duksta, illus. by Melissa Iwai (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-2618-3), celebrates the gesture of a hug between parent and child. Ages 4–8.

Isabella: Girl in Charge by Jennifer Fosberry, illus. by Mike Litwin (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4173-5). Isabella imagines herself as famous female politicians throughout history. Ages 4–8.

The Storybook Knight by Helen Docherty, illus. by Thomas Docherty (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3814-8). Knight-in-training Leo would rather sit at home and read than do battle. Ages 4–8.

Is It Christmas Yet? A Merry Christmas Countdown by Sandra Magsamen (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3755-4). Each day leading up to the holiday brings new wonders: lights on the Christmas tree, gingerbread cookies, Christmas carols, and more. Ages 5–10.

Return to the Secret Garden by Holly Webb (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3909-1) A new character named Emmie discovers the secret garden made famous in Burnett’s classic novel. Ages 8–12.

Animal Atlas by Virginie Aladjidi, illus. by Emmanuelle Tchoukriel (Oct. 4, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4163-6), presents information on animals from every continent. Ages 10–14.

Katie Cox Goes Viral by Marianne Levy (Jan. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4250-3). Katie becomes a YouTube sensation overnight, but can views and fame replace friends and family? Ages 10–14.

The Speed of Life by Carol Weston (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3134-7). Sofia learns that the advice columnist in whom she confided is her father’s new girlfriend. Ages 10–14.

The Changelings by Christina Soontornvat (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3260-3). In this series debut, Izzy must save her sister from a fairy land as dangerous as it is magical. Ages 10–14.


Max is back in Max at Night by Ed Vere (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3296-2), ages 3–6. Little Legends fairy tale mash-up series launches with The Spell Thief by Tom Percival (Dec. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4177-3), ages 7–10. New to Puppy Pals by Susan Hughes are Murphy (Nov. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3400-3) and Riley (Aug. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3397-6), ages 7–10. Arthur Bean Stories adds Scenes from the Epic Life of a Total Genius by Stacey Matson (Nov. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3802-5), ages 8–12. The Cupcake Club by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk serves up Vote for Cupcakes! (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-2610-7), ages 8–12. Fashion Academy by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk greets Model Madness (Jan. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4496-5), ages 10–14. And Switched at First Kiss continues with Match Me If You Can by Anna Staniszewski (Jan. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1552-1), ages 10–14.

St. Martin’s Griffin

The Best Possible Answer by E. Katherine Kottaras (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07281-8). As she prepares for college, high-achiever Viv learns that loving yourself is more important than trying to be perfect. Ages 12–17.

Freeks by Amanda Hocking (Jan. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08477-4) tells of a traveling carnival featuring performers with supernatural powers. Ages 12–18.

The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner (Sept. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09552-7). Kyle comforts a terrified girl he stumbles across in the moments following the 9/11 terrorist attack. Ages 12–18.

Moon Chosen: Tales of a New World by P.C. Cast (Oct. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10072-6) launches a series set in a world where humans, their animal allies, and Earth itself is drastically changed. Ages 12–18.

The Possibility of Somewhere by Julia Day (Sept. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09735-4). Two teens vying for valedictorian status are forced to work together on a school project. Ages 12–18.

The Boy Who Killed Grant Parker by Kat Spears (Sept. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08886-4). When troublemaker Luke moves to Tennessee with his pastor father, he’s a target for a bully. Ages 13–18.

We Are Still Tornadoes by Michael Kun and Susan Mullen (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09840-5). Via letters, Scott and Cath try to keep their relationship close when she goes off to college. Ages 13–18.

The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt (Jan. 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09689-0). Gretchen falls in love with Phoenix, an immigrant from El Salvador who seems to strike fear in his new community. Ages 13–19.

The Infinity of You & Me by J.Q. Coyle (Nov. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09922-8). A girl with a laundry list of diagnoses hallucinates about different worlds that feel very real. Ages 13–up.


Shadow Falls: After Dark by C.C. Hunter rolls along with Midnight Hour (Oct. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-03588-2), ages 12–18.

St. Martin’s/Dunne

How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You by Tara Eglington (Oct. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04953-7). Aurora doesn’t want her first kiss to be with a guy she can’t stand, her co-star in a play. Ages 12–18.

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore (Oct. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05866-9). This romance tinged with magic features four sisters rumored to be witches. Ages 12–18.


Joining Fear Street is The Dead Boyfriend by R.L. Stine (Sept. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05895-9), ages 12–18.

Star Bright

Baa’s Family (Oct. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-767-1) and Baa’s Shapes (Oct. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-768-8) by M.J. Berke, illus. by Jake Tebbit, are concept books starring a young sheep. Ages up to 3.

Look at You! by Star Bright Books (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-764-0) is a large-format board book featuring a mirror on the last page. Ages up to 3.

Pirates in the Library by Nadia Ali, illus. by Jake Tebbit (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-765-7; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-766-4). Captain Jake discovers a treasure map that leads him and his pirate crew to the library. Ages 4–8.

Amazing Spencer Gray by Deb Fitzpatrick (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-769-5). Spencer jumps into action when his father is badly injured during their first glider flight together. Ages 10–12.

I Am Vincent van Gogh by Gabriel Martin Roig, illus by Fatima Garcia (Oct. 30, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-770-1), introduces readers to this painter. Ages 10–12.

Defying the Nazis: The Story of Captain Wilm Hosenfeld by Herman Vinke (Oct. 30, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-759-6) relays the true WWII story that inspired the movie The Pianist. Ages 15–up.


Colors by Shanti Sparrow (Aug. 16, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2082-3). This concept book features a retro graphic art style. Ages up to 3.

My First Dance: Ballet (Sept. 6, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1873-8) and My First Dance: Tap by (Sept. 6, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1874-5) contain photos depicting young dancers. Ages up to 3.

What I Love About Christmas by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (Oct. 4, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1820-2). A pop-up, pull-tabs, flaps, and turning wheels to capture the excitement of Christmas. Ages up to 4.

The Bot That Scott Built by Kim Norman, illus. by Agnese Baruzzi (Aug. 16, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1064-0). When Scott builds a bot, sparks fly and his entire class goes wild. Ages 3–7.

A Dot in the Snow by Corrinne Averiss, illus. by Fiona Woodcock (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2101-1). As a polar bear romps in the snow, he spots a bright red dot in the distance. Ages 3–7.

Mary Had a Little Glam by Tammi Sauer, illus. Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Aug. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1393-1). Mary has style in this new take on the Mother Goose rhyme. Ages 3–7.

Picky Eaters by Ellen Jackson, illus. by Amy-Clare Barden (Jan. 3, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1901-8), introduces toddlers to choosy creatures and their minimal diets. Ages 3–7.

Even Superheroes Have Bad Days by Shelly Becker and Eda Kaban (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1394-8) offers ideas to help kids cope when they’re feeling overwhelmed. Ages 3–9.

The Best Christmas Present Ever! by Ben Mantle (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2121-9). Bear wants to find the perfect present for his friend Squirrel. Ages 3–up.

Camouflage by American Museum of Natural History (Nov. 1, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2079-3) depicts creatures that can blend with their environment to stay “invisible.” Ages 3–up.

Hey, Coach! by Linda Ashman, illus. by Kim Smith (Aug. 9, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1607-9). During their first season, soccer players progress from unsure newcomers to enthusiastic teammates. Ages 3–up.

Leaping Lemmings! by John Briggs, illus. by Nicola Slater (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1819-6). Lemmings look alike, sound alike, and act alike—except Larry. Ages 3–up.

Merryn’s Journey by Brian Hastings, illus. by Tony Mora and Alexis Seabrook (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2161-5), is an underwater adventure based on the Song of the Deep video game. Ages 3–up.

She’ll Be Coming Up the Mountain by Kim Norman, illus. by Liza Woodruff (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1610-9). Nine friends plan festive surprises for Polar Bear’s arrival. Ages 3–up.

This Is Not a Cat! by David LaRochelle, illus. by Mike Wohnoutka (Aug. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1574-4). Teacher Miss Mouse shows her students pictures of things that are, and are not, a cat. Ages 3–up.

Where Do Pants Go? by Rebecca Van Slyke, illus. by Chris Robertson (Sept. 6, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1592-8), humorously shows kids how to put on their clothes. Ages 3–up.

Your Alien Returns by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Goro Fujita (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1130-2). A human boy feels out of place when he visits an extraterrestrial’s home planet. Ages 3–up.

If a T. Rex Crashes Your Birthday Party by Jill Esbaum, illus. by Dasha Tolstikova (Aug. 16, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1550-8). What might happen if a T. Rex guest shows up? Ages 4–7.

Where Is My Butt? by Donald Budge, illus. by Daron Parton (Oct. 18, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1697-0). Morty the penguin travels far and wide to find help answering this question. Ages 4–7.

Young Comic’s Guide to Telling Jokes: Book One (Aug. 2, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2130-1) and Book Two (Aug. 2, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2131-8) by Michael Strecker offer jokes and performance tips. Ages 5–12.

The Adventures of Earth by Dan Green, illus. by Sean Sims (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2143-1) rounds up Earth facts, including when our world was formed and how oceans control climate. Ages 5–up.

How Things Are Made by Oldrich Ruicka, illus. by Alexandra Hetmerová (Aug. 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2085-4). Six gatefolds and 26 booklets explain the life cycles of everyday objects. Ages 6–10.

Then & Now: A Journey Through the History of Machines by Santiago Beascoa, illus. by Eduard Altarriba (Aug. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1962-9), reveals the transformation of machines through the ages. Ages 6–10.

How to Code: A Step-By-Step Guide to Computer Coding by Max Wainewright (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2177-6) provides info on how to use Logo, build games in Scratch, program projects in Python, experiment with HTML, and make interactive web pages with JavaScript. Ages 6–11.

Secrets of Our Nation’s Capital: Weird and Wonderful Facts About Washington, D.C. (Nov. 8, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2003-8) and Secrets of the National Parks: Weird and Wonderful Facts About America’s Natural Wonders (Nov. 1, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2004-5) are compendiums of little-known history and trivia. Ages 6–8.

Atlas of Oddities by Clive Gifford, illus. by Tracy Worrall (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2176-9) compiles info on each continent’s history, monuments, festivals, and flora and fauna. Ages 7–up.

Howard Wallace, P.I. by Casey Lyall (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1949-0) kicks off a series starring a 12-year-old gumshoe. Ages 8–12.


AMNH ABC Board Books adds ABC Birds (Sept. 6, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1986-5), ages 2–5. The Twelve Days of Christmas in America gains The Twelve Days of Christmas in Kentucky by Evelyn B. Christensen, illus. by Kent Culotta (Oct. 4, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-1959-9), ages 5–up. And Jeff Anderson’s Zack Delacruz stars in Just My Luck (Oct. 4, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2067-0), ages 9–13.

Sterling/Carlton Kids

Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Bring Transformers to Life by Caroline Rowlands (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-243-1) is an augmented-reality character guidebook to the world of Hasbro’s Transformers. Ages 5–up.

Fairies: A Spotter’s Handbook by Alison Maloney, illus. by Patricia Moffett (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-219-6), offers a peek at where fairies like to make their homes. Ages 6–up.

Head to Head: Record-Breaking Animals by Anna Brett (Oct. 4, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-236-3). These infographics profile 50 incredible record-breaking animals. Ages 7–up.

Battling Dinosaurs by Anna Brett (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-246-2) features high-tech augmented reality that allows two players to share screens and go into head-to-head battle. Ages 8–up.

Beastworld: Terrifying Monsters and Mythical Beasts by S.A. Caldwell (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-106-9) profiles creatures of myth and legend. Ages 8–up.

Car World: The Most Amazing Automobiles on Earth by Clive Gifford (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-141-0) delivers the lowdown on the hottest cars and the science behind them. Ages 8–up.

Knightworld: The Age of Chivalry by Henry Templeman (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78097-007-3). This look at life in a medieval castle includes illustrations of weapons. Ages 8–up.

Sharks: Get Up Close to Nature’s Fiercest Predators by Ben Hubbard (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-230-1) contains CGI artwork, accounts of shark sightings and tagging, and conservation info. Ages 8–up.

Soccer Crazy! (Oct. 4, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-241-7) rounds up soccer stories from across the globe. Ages 8–up.

To the Edge of the Universe: A 14-Foot Fold-Out Journey by Raman Prinja, illus. by John Hersey (Oct. 4, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-237-0). Nine connected double-page spreads open out to a single panorama containing infographics about the universe. Ages 8–up.

Gaming Record Breakers by Clive Gifford (Oct. 4, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78312-238-7) features facts, stats, and images from the world of computer games. Ages 10–up.


Rex’s Big Day Out by Margot Channing, illus. by Carolyn Scrace (Sept. 6, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-76-3). Rex and his dog take so long to get ready for their outing that they both fall asleep before leaving the house. Ages up to 5.

Follow Me Around the Garden (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-911242-32-1) and Follow Me Around the House (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-911242-33-8) by Camille Garoche. Animals go exploring in this book with flaps. Ages 3–up.


Big Picture Books picks up The Dad with 10 Children: A Day at the Museum by Bénédicte Guettier (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-909645-83-7), ages 2–5. And Jane Hissey’s Old Bear takes center stage in Happy Birthday, Old Bear (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-72-5) and Old Bear’s Bedtime Stories (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-15-2), ages up to 5.


Creepy Crawlies: Tiny Creatures, Amazing Powers by Richard Spilsbury and Louise Spilsbury (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-86-2). Facts and photos showcase insects and arachnids. Ages 7–up.

Travel the World Atlas by Shirley Willis, illus. by Nick Hewetson (Aug. 2, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-85-5), is a map book presenting facts about the landscape and culture of various countries and continents. Ages 7–up.

Iron Sky: Dread Eagle by Alex Woolf (Sept. 6, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-909645-00-4) launches a steampunk science-fiction adventure series set in 1845. Ages 11–up.


Chronicles by Nick Pierce, illus. by Mark Bergin continues with Gladiator: Death and Glory in Ancient Rome (Nov. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-88-6) and Pirates: The Notorious Lives and Unspeakable Acts of Real Life Pirates (Nov. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-910706-87-9), ages 7–up. And joining Gladiator School is Blood Vengeance: Book 4 by Dan Scott (Jan. 3, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-909645-62-2), ages 9–up.

Sterling/White Star Kids

Topsy-Turvy Monsters: Turn the Flap to Uncover the Hidden Monsters by Agnese Baruzzi (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1040-4). Moving pieces convert objects into colorful monsters. Ages 3–up.

I’m Going to Eat You! Unfold the Pages, Discover the Hidden Illustrations, and Learn the Animal Food Chain, illus. by Agnese Baruzzi (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1041-1). Double gatefolds spotlight animals, the food chain, and nature. Ages 5–up.

Classic Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-88-544-0987-3), Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (Nov. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1074-9), Classic Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1059-6), and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (Nov. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1073-2), all illus. by Francesca Rossi, present these classics with new art. Ages 6–up.

Studio Fun International

Blaze and the Monster Machines: We’re Movin’ by Lisa Rao (Sept. 13, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3762-6). The Monster Machines start their engines and zoom across Axel City. Ages 2–5.

Dinotrux: Let’s Build! by DreamWorks (Oct. 11, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3806-7). Readers can explore the Mechazoic era in this book with pull tabs. Ages 2–5.


Pet Rescue Club adopts ASPCA Kids: Pet Rescue Club: A Puppy Called Disaster by Rose Hapkins (Oct. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7944-3809-8), ages 6–9. Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Disney Descendants, Disney Frozen, Disney Miles from Tomorrowland, Disney Pixar Finding Dory, Fisher-Price Little People, PAW Patrol, Sesame Street, Shimmer and Shine, Star Wars, and Thomas & Friends.


Mister Pip by Thereza Rowe (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-84976-382-0). A cat surrounded by noises can’t find a quiet place to sleep. Ages 2–up.

The Museum of Me by Emma Lewis (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-84976-414-8). A girl discovers the wonder of museums. Ages 3–up.

What’s That Noise? by Isabel Minhós Martins, illus. by Madalena Matoso (Sept. 20, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-84976-429-2). Readers learn who is calling them from inside the book. Ages 3–up.

What Is a Child? by Beatrice Alemagna (Sept. 20, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-84976-412-4) celebrates what makes each child unique. Ages 4–up.

Did You Ever See? by Joanna Walsh (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-84976-349-3) encourages readers to gain new perspectives on the world around them. Ages 5–up.

Jill & Lion by Lesley Barnes (Oct. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-84976-437-7). The heroine of Jill & Dragon helps a sad lion. Ages 5–up.


Iris and the Tiger by Leanne Hall (Dec. 13, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-925240-79-5). This mystery combines surrealist art, a girl’s quest for the truth, and family secrets.. Ages 9–12.

Clancy of the Undertow by Christopher Currie (Dec. 13, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-925240-40-5) stars a smart, gay teen coping with small-town life and its limitations. Ages 14–up.

A Toaster on Mars by Darrell Pitt (Jan. 10, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-922182-86-9). An investigator and his cyborg partner search the galaxy for a stolen weapon and his kidnapped daughter. Ages 14–up.

Thames & Hudson

Mrs. Fox by Amandine Momenceau (Nov. 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65089-9). A fox searches for her babies in this tale with paper cutouts. Ages 3–up.

This Book Thinks You’re a Scientist: Experiment, Imagine, Create by Science Museum, London, illus. by Harriet Russell (Sept. 13, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65081-3), explores force and motion, electricity and magnetism, earth and space, and more. Ages 3–up.

Thomas Nelson

Noah, Noah, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr. and Michael Sampson (Jan. 31, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7180-8949-8) offers a rhyming rendition of Bible stories. Ages 3–12.

One Small Donkey by Dandi Daley Mackall (Sept. 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7180-8747-0) relays the Nativity story from the perspective of a donkey carrying Mary to Bethlehem. Ages 4–8.

Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For? by Kari Kampakis (Nov. 15, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7180-8723-4) encourages girls to discover their truest self. Ages 13–18.

The Silent Songbird by Melanie Dickerson (Nov. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7180-2631-8). After she runs away, the king’s ward must choose between freedom and doing what’s right. Ages 13–up.

Unblemished by Sara Ella (Oct. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7180-8101-0). Eliyana, who holds the answer to defeating a villain enslaving the world, finds her inner strength. Ages 13–up.

Tiger Tales

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star 10th Anniversary Boxed Set by Sanja Rescek (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-230-1) includes a book and plush star. Ages up to 3.

Five Black Cats by Patricia Hegarty (Sept. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-239-4). Cats meet spooky new friends on Halloween night. Ages 2–5.

Good Night Farm by Patricia Hegarty (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-233-2). Owl flies around the farm to see the animals settling down for the night. Ages 2–5.

A Magical Christmas by Claire Freedman (Sept. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-236-3). A mouse discovers what makes Christmas special. Ages 2–5.

A Friend Like You by Andrea Schomburg (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-031-0). Squirrel and Bird like different things—but are willing to try something new. Ages 3–7.

Good Night Tiger by Timothy Knapman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-030-3). Can a girl make the noisy animals on her wallpaper settle down so that everyone can get to sleep? Ages 3–7.

The Great Aaa-Ooo! by Jonny Lambert (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-032-7). Animals wonder if it’s a monster who is making a loud noise. Ages 3–7.

I Want to Be a Witch by Ian Cunliffe (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-495-4). A girl decides to make up her own rules for being a witch. Ages 3–7.

The Messy Book by Maudie Powell-Tuck (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-037-2). Will Dog ever be able to convince Cat to clean up her mess? Ages 3–7.

Now! by Tracey Corderoy (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-033-4) is the tale of an impatient boy. Ages 3–7.

One Noisy Night by M. Christina Butler (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-034-1). Animal friends wonder who is responsible for the nighttime noise in the woods. Ages 3–7.

Paws McDraw by Connah Brecon (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-035-8). The fastest doodler in the West uses his pencils to draw his way out of danger. Ages 3–7.

The Perfect Present by Stella J. Jones (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-036-5). Two siblings try to find a way to give the other the ideal Christmas gift. Ages 3–7.

The Snow Angel by Christine Leeson (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-494-7). Two mice playing in the snow on Christmas see an angel tumble to the ground. Ages 3–7.


Joining My Little World are Dino: A First Book of Colors (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-485-5) and Moo: A First Book of Counting (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-484-8) by Jonathan Litton (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-484-8); and Finding First Animals and More! by Libby Walden (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-229-5), ages 2–5. Baby’s First Bear (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-214-1) joins To Baby with Love, ages up to 3. My First picks up 100 First Words (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-240-0), ages up to 3; and Cock-a-doodle-MOO! (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-232-5) and Patricia Haggerty’s Noisy Baby Animals (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-231-8), ages 2–5. Animal Rescue Center by Tina Nolan gains The Home-Alone Kitten (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-493-0) and The Unwanted Puppy (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-492-3), ages 5–8. And Pet Rescue Adventures by Holly Webb adds four titles, including The Lost Puppy (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-491-6) and The Missing Kitten (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-58925-488-6), ages 6–10.

Tiger Tales/360 Degrees

StoryWorlds: Nature, designed by Thomas Hegbrook (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-01-3). This wordless book reveals the lives of animals and bugs throughout the seasons. All ages.

Hello World by Jonathan Litton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-00-6). This book with flaps shows how to say “hello” in 150 languages. Ages 8–12.

In Focus by Libby Walden (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-02-0). Ten objects seen under a microscope help readers look beneath the surface. Ages 8–12.

Wilderness by Hannah Pang (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-03-7) showcases how animals survive and adapt to their environments. Ages 8–12.


Blip! by Barnaby Richards (Sept. 20, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-935179-98-6). On a journey, a robot encounters surreal vistas and various inhabitants of his planet. Ages 4–6.

The Great Antonio by Elise Gravel (Oct. 11, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-943145-08-9) profiles Antonio Barichievich, a Montreal strongman with a big heart. Ages 4–8.

Ape & Armadillo Take Over the World by James Sturm (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-943145-09-6). Armadillo’s plan to rule the world jeopardizes a friendship. Ages 6–9.


Benny and Penny issues Benny and Penny in How to Say Goodbye by Geoffrey Hayes (Sept. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-935179-99-3), ages 4–8.

Top That

The Bear Who Loved to Dance by Monika Filipina Trzpil (Sept. 28, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78445-245-2). A bear who’s not very good at dancing discovers his ice skating skills. Ages 3–6.

Cat and Dog by Helen Oswald, illus. by Zoe Waring (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78445-286-5), spotlights the unlikely friendship between two sparring animals. Ages 3–6.

The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore, illus. by Marcin Nowakowski (Sept. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78445-346-6), includes notes on the world’s Christmas celebrations. Ages 3–6.


Learning Journeys moves along with 3 Go to London by Oakley Graham, illus. by Olive May Green (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78445-312-1), ages 3–5. And Press Out and Build Fairy-Tale Scenes offers Cinderella by Susie Linn (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78244-897-6) and Little Red Riding Hood by Nat Lambert (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78244-898-3), illus. by Rosie Butcher, ages 3–6.

Trafalgar Square

Kids Learn to Stitch by Lucinda Guy, illus. by François Hall (Sept. 13, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-57076-784-5), provides instructions for stitching animal figures. Ages 6–9.

Traitor Dachshund/Minted Prose

Sled Dog Dachshund by Laura Atkins, illus. by An Phan (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-9965454-3-3). A dachshund is determined to win an Alaskan sled dog race. Ages 5–7.


Almost a Full Moon by Hawksley Workman, illus. by Jensine Eckwall (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-871-6). This celebration of family, community, food, and home is based on the lyrics of Workman’s song of the same name. Ages 3–7.

Little Blue Chair by Cary Fagan, illus. by Madeline Kloepper (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-755-9), chronicles the journey of a chair as it changes hands and uses. Ages 3–7.

Sam Sorts by Marthe Jocelyn (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91805-0) is a tale about counting and categories. Ages 3–7.

Counting with Barefoot Critters by Teagan White (Aug. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91771-8). The stars of Adventures with Barefoot Critters return in this counting tale. Ages 4–8.

The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold by Maureen Fergus, illus. by Cale Atkinson (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-824-2). Santa questions whether a boy who writes him letters and leaves his cookies is real. Ages 4–8.

Solutions for Cold Feet and Other Little Problems by Carey Sookocheff (Oct. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-873-0) presents solutions for common daily issues in a girl’s life. Ages 4–8.

The Liszts by Kyo Maclear, illus. by Júlia Sardà (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-496-1). The Liszt family makes lists every day, except Sundays, which are listless. Ages 5–9.

Yitzi and the Giant Menorah by Richard Ungar (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-812-9). Yitzi decides how to thank the Mayor of Lubin for his Hanukkah gift to Chelm. Ages 5–9.

Wolfie and Fly by Cary Fagan, illus. by Zoe Si (Jan. 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91820-3). A loner girl finds a friend in this debut of a series about imagination and adventure. Ages 7–10.

Downside Up by Richard Scrimger (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-845-7). Lifting a sewer grate, a boy enters a parallel universe where his own life is vastly improved. Ages 10–up.

Another Me by Eva Wiseman (Sept. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-716-0). In 14th-century France, a Jewish teen makes a stand to save his community from false accusations. Ages 12–up.

Once, in a Town Called Moth by Trilby Kent (Sept. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91811-1). A Mennonite girl from Bolivia tries to find her way in unfamiliar Toronto. 12–up.


Zap! Nikola Tesla Takes Charge by Monica Kulling, illus. by Bill Slavin (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-522-7), joins Great Idea, ages 5–8. And Narwhal and Jelly star in Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea by Ben Clanton (Oct. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91826-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91871-5), ages 6–9.


Billy Smith and the Goblins: The Goblin Crown by Robert Hewitt Wolfe (Nov. 15, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68162-612-3). This series debut transports three kids to an underworld teeming with goblins, animal hybrids, and magic. Ages 11–16.

Broken Sky Chronicles: Below by Jason Chabot (Aug. 16, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68162-601-7). In this trilogy launch, a boy and his fox sidekick live amid the remnants of the modern age. Ages 12–17.


The Continuum Trilogy adds Return of the Continuums by Jennifer Brody (Nov. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68162-258-3), ages 12–18.


Larger-Than-Life Lara by Dandi Daley Mackall (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-1429-8). In this story about girls who are outcasts, the new girl in school transforms an entire class. Ages 10–14.


Lift-the-Flap adds I Can Be Kind: My First Manners Book by Amie Carlson, illus. by Heather Heyworth (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-1580-6), ages 4–7.

Univ. of Minnesota

One North Star: A Counting Book by Phyllis Root, illus. by Beckie Prange and Betsy Bowen (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8166-5063-7), explores Minnesota’s ecosystems. Ages 3–up.

Sky Blue Water: Great Stories for Young Readers, ed. by Jay D. Peterson and Collette A. Morgan (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-8166-9876-9), pays homage to Minnesota’s writers, diverse cultures, and landscapes. Ages 11–up.

Ice-Out by Mary Casanova (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8166-9417-4). A Minnesota teen’s future gets complicated by blackmail and murder on the U.S.-Canadian border in the 1920s. Ages 14–up.

Univ. of Texas Press

Toby Snax by Kristin Hersh (Sept. 27, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4773-1127-1). Will a bunny who’s reluctant to leave home accompany Mama on a trip? Ages up to 6.


Falter Kingdom: A Novel by Michael J. Seidlinger (Aug. 9, paper, $16, ISBN 978-1-939419-75-0). A teen enjoys the company of the demon who’s haunting him. Ages 14–up.



Flying Furballs presents Dogfight by Donovan Bixley (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-927262-53-5), ages 7–9.


The Hawkweed Prophecy by Irena Brignull (Sept. 6, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-1-60286-300-2) tells of the friendship between two teens—a troublemaking girl and a witch trying to prove her worth—who were switched at birth. Ages 12–18.


My New Best Friend by Sara Marlowe, illus. by Ivette Salom (Oct. 4, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-61429-353-8), encourages emotional resilience, self-compassion, and positive self-esteem. Ages 4–up.


This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From by Jamie Lee Curtis, illus. by Laura Cornell (Sept. 20, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8011-1), is a story exploring themes of immigration and identity. Ages 4–8.

Train: A Journey Through the Pages Book by Mike Vago, illus. by Matthew Rockefeller (Oct. 4, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8716-5), features a three-dimensional train running across the tracks and over the edge of each page. Ages 4–8.

Frightlopedia: An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies by Julie Winterbottom (Aug. 23, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8379-2) is a guide for kids who like scary stuff. Ages 8–12.

The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science: 47 All-Star Experiments by Sean Connolly (Nov. 29, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8928-2) compiles projects for aspiring scientists and sports fans. Ages 9–up.


Jingle Baby by Kate Merritt (Sept. 6, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8726-4) joins Indestructibles, ages up to 2. Boynton on Board scares up Eek! Halloween! by Sandra Boynton (Aug. 23, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-9300-5), ages up to 4. ABC Animals! is a new Scanimation Picture Book by Rufus Butler Seder (Oct. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-7782-1), ages 1–5. Doodle Adventures offers The Pursuit of the Pesky Pizza Pirate! by Mike Lowery (Sept. 6, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8720-2), ages 8–up. Star Wars Workbooks adds four titles (Oct. 18, paper, $8.95 each), ages 8–12 to 9–10. And Spy on History introduces Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring by Enigma Alberti, illus. by Tony Cliff (Jan. 10, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8739-4), ages 10–14.


My First Trick or Treat (Aug. 9, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-8249-1978-8) and My First Christmas (Oct. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-8249-1979-5) are holiday celebrations. Ages 1–3.

Baby, Baby! by Diane Stortz, illus. by Ailie Busby (Sept. 6, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-8249-1988-7) reveals a baby’s interest in looking at other babies. Ages 2–5.

Happy Birthday to You! by Michelle Medlock Adams, illus. by Sandra Rodriguez (Aug. 23, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8249-1982-5), is a musical birthday book. Ages 2–5.


The Berenstain Bears return in The Berenstain Bears Book of Prayers (Sept. 20, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-8249-1984-9) and The Berenstain Bears Love One Another (Oct. 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-8249-1983-2) by Mike Berenstain, ages 2–5.


The Life Heroic: How to Unleash Your Most Amazing Self by Elizabeth Svoboda (Dec. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-942186-25-0) offers tips for becoming an everyday hero. Ages 8–up.

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: America’s Medical Middle Ages by J. Marin Younker (Oct. 25, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-942186-32-8) examines the sometimes gruesome evolution of medicine from the colonial era through the late 1800s. Ages 10–up.

March of the Suffragettes: Rosalie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Rights by Zachary Michael Jack (Sept. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-936976-80-5) tells how Jones organized a corps of women to march across five states demanding equal rights. Ages 14–up.

Things We Haven’t Said: Stories of Abuse and Recovery, ed. by Erin Moulton (Jan. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-942186-34-2), compiles true tales of sexual assault and abuse. Ages 14–up.

Witches and Witchcraft: A History by Richard Faulk (Oct. 4, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-936976-70-6) chronicles the story of witches. Ages 14–up.


Gilt Hollow by Lorie Langdon (Sept. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-310-75185-4). When her friend is released from juvie, Willow hopes he is as innocent as he claims. Ages 13–up.

Unfolding by Jonathan Friesen (Jan. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-310-74833-5). The best friend of a boy with scoliosis can sense the future, which could doom their relationship. Ages 15–up.


Doon concludes with Forever Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-310-74237-1), 15–up.