Hachette/Animal Planet


Animal Planet Chapter Books releases Bugs! (June 13, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-68330-756-3 and Snakes! (June 13, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-68330-755-6) by Lori Stein, ages 7–10.

Hachette/Sports Illustrated


Rookie Books signs up My First Book of Soccer: Mostly Everything Explained About the Game by the editors of Sports Illustrated Kids (May 16, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-68330-002-1), ages 3–6.

Hachette/Time For Kids

50 States: Our America by the editors of Time for Kids (May 9, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-68330-754-9) is a reference spotlighting each state’s history and unique characteristics. Ages 8–12.

Hardie Grant Egmont


New Lola’s Toy Box titles by Danny Parker, illus. by Guy Shield, are On the Story Sea (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-437-3), The Patchwork Picnic (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-436-6), The Plastic Palace (June 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-439-7), and The Treasure Trove (June 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-438-0), ages 5–7.

Hardie Grant Egmont/Little Hare

Incredibilia by Libby Hathorn, illus. by Gaye Chapman (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-525-7). Her imagination helps the youngest child in the family catch the attention of her neglectful siblings. Ages 2–5.

Colours of Australia by Bronwyn Bancroft (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-74297-691-4) presents poetry inspired by the author’s love of Australia. Ages 3–5.

The Ricker Racker Club by Patrick Guest, illus. by Nathaniel Eckstrom (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-76012-292-8). A boys-only club is the focus of this look at the foibles of childhood politics. Ages 3–5.


Old Tom stars in Old Tom Man of Mystery by Leigh Hobbs (May 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-877003-53-0), ages 3–5.

Harlequin Teen

The Androma Saga: Zenith by Lindsay Cummings and Sasha Alsberg (July 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21259-0). In this series launch, the all-girl crew of a starship embarks on a perilous journey. Ages 14–up.

The Black Witch Chronicles: The Black Witch by Laurie Forest (May 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21231-6). This series debut stars a teen born into a line of witches who have saved their people. Ages 14–up.

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody (July 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21243-9). A girl who’s an illusionist in a traveling carnival of debauchery tracks down a murderer. Ages 14–up.

Dead Little Mean Girl by Eva Darrows (Mar. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21241-5). When her mean, queen-bee stepsister dies suddenly, Emma realizes there was more to her than anyone realized. Ages 14–up.

Four Weeks, Five People by Jennifer Yu (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21230-9). During a summer of wilderness therapy, five teens bond as they work to overcome their various disorders. Ages 14–up.

The F-Word by Kiley Roache (June 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21234-7). Cassie encounters unexpected tangles when she joins a fraternity to uncover proof of the boys’ misogynistic behavior. Ages 14–up.

The Impossible Vastness of Us by Samantha Young (June 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21242-2). A teen who uses popularity to hide her messy home life stars in this tale of friendship and acceptance. Ages 14–up.

North of Happy by Adi Alsaid (Apr. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21228-6). A privileged, rebellious Mexican boy goes to the U.S., where he works for a celebrity chef and falls for his daughter. Ages 14–up.

Rebels Like Us by Liz Reinhardt (Feb. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21220-0). A mixed-race girl experiences culture shock and racism after moving from Brooklyn to a small Southern town. Ages 14–up.

Vigilante by Kady Cross (Mar. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21177-7). After her best friend is raped and takes her own life, Magda’s vengeance turns dangerous. Ages 14–up

When It’s Real by Erin Watt (May 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21252-1). A girl who agrees to pose as a pop star’s girlfriend encounters wealth, fame, and unexpected romance. Ages 14–up.


Blood of Gods and Royals continues with Reign of Serpents by Eleanor Herman (June 27, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21233-0), ages 14–up. Gena Showalter’s Everlife issues Lifeblood (Feb. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21219-4), ages 14–up. And the Talon Saga by Julie Kagawa presents Legion (Apr. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21197-5), ages 14–up.


A Band of Babies by Carole Gerber, illus. by Jane Dyer (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-168955-0). Benny’s love of music inspires the kids in his playgroup to form a marching band. Ages 4–8.

Bob and Joss Get Lost! by Peter McCleery, illus. by Vin Vogel (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241531-8). Two pals—one pessimistic, one optimistic—get shipwrecked on an apparent tropical island. Ages 4–8.

Bravelands: Broken Pride by Erin Hunter (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264202-8) launches a series relayed by three animals of the African plains, where an act of betrayal shatters the peace. Ages 8–12.

Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Divya Srinivasan (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239961-8). In this tale set in a mythic India, a talking tiger may be the only one able to get a princess to speak. Ages 4–8.

Dozy Bear and the Secret of Sleep by Katie Blackburn, illus. by Richard Smythe (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256426-9) is a bedtime tale incorporating sleep techniques. Ages 4–8.

Duck, Duck, Dinosaur and the Noise at Night by Kallie George, illus. by Oriol Vidal (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235317-7). The stars of Duck, Duck, Dinosaur spend the first night alone in their own nest. Ages 4–8.

Good Morning, Grizzle Grump! by Aaron Blecha (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229749-5) is a spring-themed follow-up to Goodnight, Grizzle Grump! Ages 4–8.

I Am Not a Chair! by Ross Burach (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236016-8). A giraffe who’s mistaken for a chair is at the center of this story about finding one’s courage. Ages 4–8.

Let’s Investigate with Nate: The Water Cycle (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235740-3; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235739-7) and The Solar System (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235743-4; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235742-7) by Nate Ball, illus. by Wes Hargis, kick off a STEM-based, science picture-book series, ages 4–8.

Little Ree by Ree Drummond, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245318-1). Little Ree moves with her family from the city to her grandparents’ ranch in this series debut. Ages 4–8.

Lost and Found, What’s That Sound? by Jonathan Ying, illus. by Victoria Ying (June 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238068-5). Animals’ instruments go missing in this story exploring sound. Ages 4–8.

Morris Mole by Dan Yaccarino (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241107-5). When the moles run low on food, small yet clever Morris saves the day. Ages 4–8.

Shark Dog! by Ged Adamson (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245713-4). What happens when a pet who is part shark and part dog gets homesick? Ages 4–8.

Shorty & Clem by Michael Slack (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242158-6). In this series launch, Shorty is anxious to know what’s in a mysterious package addressed to his best friend, Clem. Ages 4–8.

Teddy the Dog: (Almost) Best in Show by Keri Claiborne Boyle, illus. by Jonathan Sneider (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238284-9), opens a series about an independent-minded pooch. Ages 4–8.

Toad on the Road: A Cautionary Tale by Stephen Shaskan (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239347-0). Rhyming text and pictures urge a silly toad to get out of the road. Ages 4–8.

Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue by Calista Brill, illus. by Tad Carpenter (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236618-4). A tugboat and a barge become heroes when they rescue a kitten. Ages 4–8.

Twindergarten by Nikki Ehrlich, illus. by Zoey Abbott Wagner (June 20, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256423-8). The night before starting kindergarten, twins have first-day jitters. Ages 4–8.

We Are Shining by Gwendolyn Brooks, illus. by Jan Spivey Gilchrist (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257066-6), illustrates this poem honoring the beauty of the world and its diverse people. Ages 4–8.

Tornadoes, Revised Edition by Seymour Simon (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247033-1; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247032-4). This updated edition of this look at tornadoes features new photos. Ages 6–10.

Apartment 1986 by Lisa Papademetriou (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237108-9). A boy Callie meets at the museum helps her see the world, and some family secrets, in a new light. Ages 8–12.

Chester and Gus by Cammie McGovern (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233068-0) is a novel about the bond between an aspiring service dog and an autistic boy, told from the dog’s point of view. Ages 8–12.

Forever, or a Long, Long Time by Caela Carter (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238568-0). With their adoptive mother, siblings seek to discover their past in order to build their future. Ages 8–12.

Georgia Rules by Nanci Turner Steveson (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237457-8). When Maggie and her mother move from Georgia to her late father’s Vermont farm, she learns much about family. Ages 8–12.

Grandpa’s Great Escape by David Walliams, illus. by Tony Ross (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256089-6). Jack helps his beloved, confused Grandpa break out of a sinister nursing home. Ages 8–12.

Joplin, Wishing by Diane Stanley (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242370-2). Two kids are pulled into an adventure involving a magical antique platter, the girl tied to it, and a nefarious foe. Ages 8–12.

King of the Bench: No Fear! by Steve Moore (Mar. 28, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220330-4) kicks off a series about a boy who plays the same position in every sport: benchwarmer. Ages 8–12.

Let’s Pretend We Never Met by Melissa Walker (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256716-1). Mattie is conflicted after bonding with her new neighbor, who turns out to be the “weird” girl at school. Ages 8–12.

The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-207466-9). In this prequel to The Two Princesses of Bamarre, Perry must free her people from tyranny. Ages 8–12.

Marty Pants: Do Not Open! by Mark Parisi (May 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242776-2) introduces an illustrated series featuring a young artist, cat lover, and unlikely hero. Ages 8–12.

Monsters Unleashed by John Kloepfer, illus. by Mark Oliver (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229030-4). In this series debut, the monsters Freddie draws come to life and attack his town. Ages 8–12.

Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere by Elise Gravel (Mar. 14, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235126-5) starts up a series starring a young scientist and animal lover. Ages 8–12.

One Amazing Elephant by Linda Oatman High (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245583-3). Lily mourns her grandfather’s death with the help of the circus elephant he cared for. Ages 8–12.

One Hundred Spaghetti Strings by Jen Nails (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242760-1). When life changes after her father moves back home, Steffy deals with the upheaval by cooking incessantly. Ages 8–12.

Orphan Train Girl by Christina Baker Kline (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244594-0). In this adaptation of Orphan Train for young readers, a girl in foster care forms a bond with a former orphan train rider. Ages 8–12.

The Other Side of Summer by Emily Gale (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265674-2). Playing her brother’s guitar helps a girl deal with his death in this novel of grief, hope, and magic. Ages 8–12.

The Parent Agency by David Baddiel, illus. by Jim Field (May 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240542-5). After wishing for new parents, Barry is whisked away to a world where kids choose their own parents. Ages 8–12.

Roll by Darcy Miller (May 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246122-3). A lonely boy’s life picks up when his new neighbor, a girl who trains pigeons, introduces him to competitive pigeon rolling. Ages 8–12.

Space Runners: The Moon Platoon by Jeramey Kraatz (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244597-1). Benny wins a trip to the moon in 2085 in this series opener. Ages 8–12.

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243008-3). In this series launch, Harper knows immediately that there’s an energy in her new house that doesn’t feel right. Ages 8–12.

The Summer of Bad Ideas by Kiera Stewart (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236021-2). Two mismatched cousins from estranged family branches spend an adventure-filled summer together. Ages 8–12.

Superstar by Mandy Davis (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237777-7). A formerly homeschooled fifth grader is miserable at his new school—until he discovers that he does belong. Ages 8–12.

The World’s Greatest Detective by Caroline Carlson (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236827-0). In this mystery, two kids try to crack a murder case to win a crime-solving contest. Ages 8–12.

Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get It Together (Sort Of) by Arden Rose (Mar. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257410-7). This lifestyle vlogger offers a guide to growing up. Ages 13–up.

Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247250-2). These teenage coding whizzes share their knowledge of coding and the tech industry in this book encouraging girls to enter STEM fields. Ages 13–up.

Matthew Espinosa: More Than Me by Matthew Espinosa (Apr. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249080-3). Photos illustrate this behind-the-scenes look at the life of this YouTube personality. Ages 13–up.

Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager, illus. by Zoe More O’Ferrall (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247431-5), chronicles the lives of 23 influential queer figures from the Roman Empire through to the present. Ages 13–up.

Before I Fall: Movie Tie-in Edition by Lauren Oliver (Feb. 7, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265632-2) includes poster art from the film and interviews about its making. Ages 14–up.

Just a Girl by Carrie Mesrobian (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234991-0). In this story revealing societal conventions that constrain teen girls, Rianne grapples with family, friends, and her future. Ages 14–up.

Lorien Legacies Reborn: Generation One by Pittacus Lore (June 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249374-3) debuts a series set in the world of the I Am Number Four books. Ages 14–up.

Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me. by Lily Collins (Mar. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247301-1). This actress presents essays exploring issues young women struggle with. Ages 14–up.


Biscuit returns in Biscuit: 5-Minute Biscuit Stories by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories, ages 4–8. Chicken in Space continues with Chicken in School by Adam Lehrhaupt, illus. by Shahar Kober (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236413-5), ages 4–8. And Enzo is back in Enzo and the Fourth of July Races by Garth Stein, illus. by R.W. Alley (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238059-charmer3), ages 4–8.

New I Can Read Level 1 titles are Beat Bugs: Meet the Beat Bugs by Anne Lamb (May 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264066-6) and Beat Bugs: Ticket to Ride by Cari Meister (May 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264069-7); The Berenstain Bears Play Football! (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235034-3; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235033-6) and We Love Baseball! (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235029-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235028-2) by Mike Berenstain; Clark the Shark and the Big Book Report by Bruce Hale, illus. by Guy Francis (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227913-2; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227912-5); Danny and the Dinosaur: School Days by Syd Hoff (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228162-3; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228161-6); Fancy Nancy Sees Stars (May 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257275-2) and Fancy Nancy: Time for Puppy School (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237787-6; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237786-9) by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser; Paddington’s Day Off (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243074-8; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243073-1) and Paddington’s Prize Picture (May 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243077-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243076-2) by Michael Bond, illus. by R. W. Alley; and Work, Dogs, Work: A Highway Tail by James Horvath (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235709-0; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235708-3), ages 4–8.

Joining I Can Read Level 2 is Flat Stanley and the Missing Pumpkins by Jeff Brown, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236598-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236594-1); Guinness World Records: Remarkable Robots by Delphine Finnegan (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234192-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234191-4); In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz, illus. by Victor Rivas (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264338-4; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264337-7; John F. Kennedy the Brave by Sheila Keenan, illus. by Chin Ko (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243259-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243258-2); Long, Tall Lincoln by Jennifer Dussling, illus. by Chin Ko (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243256-8; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243255-1); My Weird School: Class Pet Mess! by Dan Gutman, illus. by Jim Paillot (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236747-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236746-4); Rappy Goes to the Library by Gutman, illus. by Tim Bowers (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225266-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225265-4); Superman Classic: Bizarro’s Last Laugh by Donald Lemke, illus. Patrick Spaziante (Mar. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236089-2); and Wonder Woman Movie Tie-in #1 (May 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268184-3) and Wonder Woman Movie Tie-in #2 (May 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268186-7), ages 4–8.

Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 releases Down Comes the Rain by Franklyn M. Branley, illus. by Mary Ann Fraser (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238664-9; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238663-2); and Phones Keep Us Connected by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, illus. by Kasia Nowowiejska (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238668-7; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238667-0), ages 4–8.

Dean’s Pete the Cat dances on in Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240434-3), ages 4–8. A Pig in a Wig by Emma J. Virjan wraps up with What This Story Needs Is a Vroom and a Zoom (July 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249431-3), ages 4–8. Pinkalicious’s brother stars in Peterrific by Victoria Kann (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256356-9), ages 4–8. Fart Squad releases Blast from the Past by Seamus Pilger, illus. by Stephen Gilpin (Apr. 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236636-8; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229055-7), ages 6–10. Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids gains Laugh-Out-Loud Awesome Jokes for Kids (Feb. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249795-6), Laugh-Out-Loud Road Trip Jokes for Kids (May 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249793-2), and Laugh-Out-Loud Ultimate Jokes for Kids (June 6, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256977-6) by Rob Elliott, illus. by Gearbox, ages 6–10. And Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House Chapter Books introduces The Adventures of Laura & Jack (Apr. 4, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237709-8), Animal Adventures (June 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237712-8), and Pioneer Sisters (Apr. 4, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237710-4), ages 6–10.

My Weird School Fast Facts by Dan Gutman, illus. by Jim Paillot, greets Explorers, Presidents, and Toilets (June 20, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230623-4) and Space, Humans, and Farts (June 20, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230626-5), ages 6–10. Gutman’s My Weirdest School enrolls Ms. Joni Is a Phony! (Feb. 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242929-2) and Mrs. Master Is a Disaster! (June 20, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242933-9), ages 6–10. Nancy Clancy is back in Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Late-Breaking News by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Feb. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226973-7), ages 6–10. Confidentially Yours by Jo Whittemore issues Vanessa’s Design Dilemma (May 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235903-2), ages 8–12. Curiosity House welcomes The Fearsome Firebird by Lauren Oliver and H.C. Chester (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227087-0), ages 8–12. Chaos Descends joins Shane Hegarty’s Darkmouth (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231135-1), ages 8–12. And Edge of Extinction offers Code Name Flood by Laura Martin, illus. by Eric Deschamps (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241625-4), ages 8–12.

Five Elements adds The Shadow City by Dan Jolley (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241167-9), ages 8–12. The Titanic Mission joins Dan Gutman’s Flashback Four (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-223635-7), ages 8–12. Hamstersaurus Rex is back in Hamstersaurus Rex vs. Squirrel Kong by Tom O’Donnell, illus. by Tim Miller (June 27, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237756-2), ages 8–12. Hero returns in Hurricane Rescue by Jennifer Li Shotz (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256044-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256043-8), ages 8–12. The Last Dragon Charmer concludes with Realm Breaker by Laurie McKay (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230849-8), ages 8–12.

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House welcomes Farmer Boy (Feb. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247073-7), Little House 3-Book Box Set: Little House in the Big Woods, Farmer Boy, and Little House on the Prairie (Feb. 7, hardcover, $38.97, ISBN 978-0-06-247076-8), The Little House Book of Wisdom (Feb. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247078-2), Little House in the Big Woods (Feb. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247072-0), and Little House on the Prairie (Feb. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247074-4), ages 8–12. New Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz, illus. by Stephen Gammell, are Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268282-6), More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268285-7), Scary Stories 3 (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268287-1), and Scary Stories Paperback Box Set: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories, Scary Stories 3 (July 25, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268289-5), ages 8–12.

Paddington tackles jobs in Paddington at Work by Michael Bond, illus. by Peggy Fortnum (Mar. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231226-6), ages 8–12. The Pages Between Us continues with In the Spotlight by Lindsey Leavitt and Robin Mellom (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237774-6), ages 8–12. Secrets of Valhalla issues Keeper of Myths by Jasmine Richards (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-201011-7), ages 8–12. Silver Sisters concludes with The Silver Moon of Summer by Leila Howland (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231875-6), ages 8–12. Stick Cat reappears in Cats in the City by Tom Watson (Apr. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241102-0); and Watson’s Stick Dog comes back in Stick Dog Craves Candy (July 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241094-8), ages 8–12.

Survivors: The Gathering Darkness moves Into the Shadows by Erin Hunter, illus. by Laszlo Kubinyi and Julia Green (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234341-3), ages 8–12. Twintuition gains Double Dare by Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237292-5), ages 8–12. Warriors: Legends of the Clans by Erin Hunter (Apr. 11, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256087-2) is a new Warriors novella, ages 8–12. Hunter’s A Vision of Shadows ushers in Shattered Sky (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238645-8), ages 8–12. Wing & Claw picks up Cavern of Secrets by Linda Sue Park, illus. by Jim Madsen (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232741-3), ages 8–12. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page releases The End of Oz (Mar. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242377-1) and Dorothy Must Die Stories, Vol. 3 (Mar. 14, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242383-2), ages 14–up. Endgame: The Fugitive Archives by James Frey presents Endgame: The Complete Fugitive Archives (June 6, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233278-3), ages 14–up. Forbidden wraps up with Returned by Kimberley Griffiths Little (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219504-3), ages 14–up. The Scattering by Kimberly McCreight (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235912-4) joins Outliers, ages 14–up. And Melissa Marr’s Seven Black Diamonds adds One Blood Ruby (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-208416-3), ages 14–up.


Chasing Space: Young Readers’ Edition by Leland Melvin (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266592-8). Photos illustrate this adaptation of the former NFL player and astronaut’s memoir. Ages 8–12.

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-221591-8). An aspiring blues musician who loses his grandfather finds a way to deal with his grief. Ages 8–12.

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Even Monsters Need to Sleep by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Chris Van Dusen (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236640-5) shows how different monsters settle down to sleep. Ages 4–8.

I’m Smart! by Kate McMullan, illus. by Jim McMullan (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244923-8). The creators of I Stink! and I’m Dirty! introduce a hard-working school bus. Ages 4–8.

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Adam Rex (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243889-8), imagines the backstory of this timeless game. Ages 4–8.

Marlo by Christopher Browne (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244113-3). This mostly wordless book plunges a dog in need of a bath into an underwater adventure. Ages 4–8.

Moo Moo and Mr. Quackers: Moo Moo in a Tutu by Tim Miller (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241440-3) starts up a series starring an adventurous cow and a loyal duck. Ages 4–8.

Places to Be by Mac Barnett, illus. by Renata Liwska (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228621-5), celebrates kids’ wide-ranging emotions. Ages 4–8.

Raisin, the Littlest Cow by Miriam Busch, illus. by Larry Day (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242763-2). What happens when the smallest cow on the farm gets a baby brother? Ages 4–8.

Rulers of the Playground by Joseph Kuefler (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242432-7). Two kids vie to rule the playground in this story about friendship and kindness. Ages 4–8.

Samson: The Piranha Who Went to Dinner by Tadgh Bentley (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233537-1). A piranha with an adventurous palate stars in this tale of friendship, fine dining, and chasing one’s dreams. Ages 4–8.

Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson (May 2, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-06-248494-9paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-06-248493-2). In this illustrated novel, the lives of two girls—one shy and artistic, the other outgoing and athletic—intersect. Ages 8–12.

June Sparrow and the Million-Dollar Penny by Rebecca Chace, illus. by Kacey Schwartz (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246498-9). After moving with her miniature pig from New York City to South Dakota to live with her aunt, an orphan finds an intriguing message from her late mother. Ages 8–12.

Fireworks by Katie Cotugno (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241827-2). Set in Orlando in the late 1990s, this novel spotlights a girl competing with her best friend to be the biggest new pop star. Ages 13–up.

The Hidden Memory of Objects by Danielle Mages Amato (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244588-9). A teen’s ability to see memories attached to objects lets her know how her brother died. Ages 13–up.

Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241835-7). A teen in post-Katrina Missisissipi copes with family, finds solace in swimming and an old friend, and searches for identity. Ages 13–up.

American Street by Ibi Zoboi (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247304-2). A Haitian girl relocated to Detroit is at the center of this coming-of-age novel about, class, love, and the American dream. Ages 14–up.

Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243459-3) is a novel spotlighting the complex relationship between two sisters from a broken home. Ages 14–up.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249853-3). In this novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, a teen is the only witness to her friend’s fatal shooting by a police officer. Ages 14–up.

Lucky Girl by Amanda Maciel (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230533-6). A sexual assaul tears apart a teen’s life in this novel exploring beauty, reputation, friendship, and self-worth.. Ages 14–up.

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234870-8). Love, sisterhood, and identity are at the heart of this story about a girl all too familiar with rejection. Ages 14–up.


My First I Can Read welcomes Otter: Let’s Go Swimming! by Sam Garton (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236664-1; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236663-4), ages 4–8. Dark Gravity Sequence concludes with The Rogue World by Matthew J. Kirby (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222493-4), ages 8–12. Gordon Korman’s Masterminds wraps up with Payback (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230005-8), ages 8–12. The Forbidden Fortress by Diana Peterfreund joins Omega City (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231088-0), ages 8–12. The Gauntlet is the final novel in Megan Shepherd’s Cage series (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224312-6), ages 13–up. Evelyn Skye’s The Crown’s Game issues The Crown’s Fate (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242261-3), ages 13–up. Freedom’s Slave by Heather Demetrios (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231862-6) concludes Dark Caravan Cycle, ages 13–up. Mirador by Dan Wells continues with Ones and Zeroes (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234790-9), ages 13–up. And Ravenspire continues with The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236027-4), ages 13–up.


Black White by Tana Hoban (May 2, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265690-2) features art from Hoban’s Black on White, White on Black, Who Are They?, and What Is That? Ages up to 4.

Good Night! Good Night by Carin Berger (Jan. 3, $17.99, 978-0-06-240884-6). Three little bunnies look for excuses not to go to bed. Ages 4-8.

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly, illus. by Isabel Roxas (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241415-1). Told from the intertwining perspectives of two boys and two girls, this novel of unexpected friendship celebrates bravery and being different. Ages 8–12.

Planet Jupiter by Jane Kurtz (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-056486-5). When her cousin, adopted from Ethiopia, comes to stay for the summer, a girl learns much about family and belonging. Ages 8–12.

The Supernormal Sleuthing Service: The Lost Legacy by Gwenda Bond and Christopher Rowe, illus. by Glenn Thomas (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245994-7). In this series startup, Stephen’s father becomes chef at a hotel catering to vampires, mermaids, and dragons. Ages 8–12.

The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey, illus. by Victoria Jamieson (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244093-8). A book-loving bug who lives behind a classroom chalkboard devises a plan to prevent the library from closing. Ages 8–12.

A Season of Daring Greatly by Ellen Emerson White (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246321-0) is a novel spotlighting a teenage MLB player trying to prove her worth to coaches, players, and fans. Ages 13–up.

The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238078-4). In this sequel to The Girl from Everywhere, Nix fears that she may not be able to outrun her fate. Ages 13–up.

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229013-7). A shy girl who is the anonymous creator of a webcomic finds her life upended after her identity is revealed. Ages 14–up.


New Amelia Bedelia Chapter Books are Amelia Bedelia Makes a Splash (Mar. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265840-1; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265839-5) and Amelia Bedelia Digs In (May 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265843-2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265842-5) by Parish, illus. by Avril, ages 6–10. Backyard Witch adds Maya’s Story by Christine Heppermann and Ron Koertge, illus. by Deborah Marcero (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233844-0), ages 8–12. Ivy Pocket concludes with Bring Me the Head of Ivy Pocket by Caleb Krisp, illus. by Barbara Cantini (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236440-1), ages 8–12. Pixie Piper reappears in Pixie Piper and the Matter of the Batter by Annabelle Fisher (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239380-7), ages 8–12. Queen’s Thief gains Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256824-3), ages 13–up. And joining Monsters of Verity is Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238088-3), ages 14–up.



Beat Bugs by Anne Lamb rocks on in Help! (May 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264060-4) and I Am the Walrus (May 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264076-5), ages 4–8. The Berenstain Bears reappear in The Berenstain Bears’ Show-and-Tell (May 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235031-2) and Welcome to Bear Country (Apr. 18, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235026-8) by Mike Berenstain, ages 4–8. New Biscuit releases by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories, are Biscuit’s Pet & Play Bedtime: A Touch & Feel Book (May 16, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249039-1), ages up to 4; and Biscuit Take-Along Storybook Set (June 20, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-06-162516-9), ages 4–8. Danny and the Dinosaur and the Big Storm by Syd Hoff (Mar. 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241045-0) is a new Danny and the Dinosaur 8 x 8, ages 4–8. Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter stars in My Trip to the Science Museum (Mar. 7, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-06-147809-3), ages 4–8. New Pete the Cat titles by James Dean are Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map (Mar. 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240441-1), Out of This World (June 20, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240443-5), and Trick or Pete (July 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-219870-9), ages 4–8.


The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245671-7). A bullied gay teen with an eating disorder believes he has developed superpowers through starvation. Ages 13–up.

Class: The Stone House by Patrick Ness and A.K. Benedict (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266617-8) is a companion to the BBC’s Class, a spinoff of Doctor Who. Ages 13–up.

Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245384-6). This fantasy pits royal twins against each other as they’re forced to compete for the crown. Ages 13–up.

Everything All at Once by Katrina Leno (July 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249309-5). In her will, Lottie’s author aunt leaves the teen a writing project designed to push her beyond her comfort zone. Ages 13–up.

The Freemason’s Daughter by Shelley Sackier (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245344-0). In 18th-century Scotland, will Jenna assist her clan’s cause or protect the young noble she’s falling for? Ages 13–up.

The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz (July 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246777-5). Mercedes is caught between her world of art and reality in this novel about identity and creativity. Ages 13–up.

The Great Pursuit by Wendy Higgins (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238136-1). Pax and Princess Aerity encounter a new evil in this sequel to The Great Hunt. Ages 13–up.

Hunted by Meagan Spooner (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242228-6). This reimagining of “Beauty and the Beast” introduces a deadly Beauty. Ages 13–up.

If Birds Fly Back by Carlie Sorosiak (June 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256396-5). Two teens obsessed with an author explore his disappearance and reappearance in this novel about love and family. Ages 13–up.

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247341-7). Sana harbors too many secrets, including her father’s affair and the fact that she wants to date a girl. Ages 13–up.

Liberty: The Spy Who (Kind of) Liked Me by Andrea Portes and Joel Silverman (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242199-9). Paige undertakes a spy mission to Russia in exchange for help discovering the fate of her photojournalist parents, who have been captured by terrorists. Ages 13–up.

Literally by Lucy Keating (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238004-3). The line between reality and fiction blurs in this romance about a girl who learns she’s a character created by a novelist. Ages 13–up.

Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241868-5). When Freya unwittingly becomes ruler of the kingdom, how far she is willing to go to keep the crown? Ages 13–up.

Looking for Group by Rory Harrison (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245307-5) Two teens—one in remission from cancer, one in the throes of discovering her gender identity—take a road trip. Ages 13–up.

Radio Silence by Alice Oseman (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233571-5). Two kids struggling to find their voices find the courage to make a podcast to show everyone who they really are. Ages 13–up.

That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244570-4). A Pakistani-American girl deals with friends, family, and falling in love. Ages 13–up.

This Is How It Happened by Paula Stokes (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237993-1). A teen copes with the consequences of honesty after telling the truth about the accident that killed her boyfriend. Ages 13–up.

Who’s That Girl by Blair Thornburgh (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244777-7). The quiet life of a teen who hangs out with gay-straight alliance friends changes when a hit song is named after her. Ages 13–up.

Dreamfall by Amy Plum (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242987-2). When an experiment to cure a group of teens’ insomnia goes awry, they become trapped in a dangerous dream world. Ages 14–up.

The End of Our Story by Meg Haston (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233577-7). After a violent family loss, Wil and his former girlfriend struggle to heal old wounds and rekindle their romance. Ages 14–up.

Grit by Gillian French (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264255-4). The antics that have ruined Darcy’s reputation help her forget about her best friend’s disappearance and a dark family secret. Ages 14–up.

House of Furies by Madeleine Roux (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249861-8). Louise escapes a horrid school and becomes a maid at a boarding house in this debut of a gothic horror series. Ages 14–up.

I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239707-2). Traveling with a friend in Europe, Sydney navigates secret romance and thorny relationships. Ages 14–up.

Little Wrecks by Meredith Miller (June 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247425-4) reveals unexpected turns in the lives of three teens determined to avoid the faux perfect lives of their neighbors. Ages 14–up.

Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239354-8). In 2065, a girl is picked to live on Mars in this tale of love, determination, and hope. Ages 14–up.

Obsidian and Stars by Julie Eshbaugh (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239928-1). Vengeful rivals from Mya’s past surface in this sequel to Ivory and Bone. Ages 14–up.

Run the Risk by Allison van Diepen (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243335-0). Grace saves those she loves who are in danger in this novel set in the same seedy gang world as On the Edge and Light of Day. Ages 14–up.

The Sandcastle Empire by Kayla Olson (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-248487-1). After the Wolfpack seizes control of the earth, Eden is determined to survive and gain her freedom. Ages 14–up.

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244087-7). This first book in a series offers a twist on a classic faerie story about two half-sisters who are polar opposites. Ages 14–up.

Thief’s Cunning by Sarah Ahiers (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236383-1). Allegra learns disturbing truths about her family’s past in this companion to Assassin’s Heart. Ages 14–up.


Tom Isbell’s Prey Trilogy concludes with The Release (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-221608-3), ages 13–up. Red Queen welcomes King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard (Feb. 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231069-9), ages 13–up. Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan continues with Rise of Fire (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237767-8), ages 13–up. Avenged by Amy Tintera (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239663-1) joins Ruined, ages 13–up. Shattered Realms by Cinda Williams Chima ushers in Shadowcaster (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238097-5), ages 13–up. And Unplugged moves on with The Body Market by Donna Freitas (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-211863-9), ages 13–up.


Grimelda and the Spooktacular Pet Show by Diana Murray, illus. by Heather Ross (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-226449-7), is a sequel to Grimelda: The Very Messy Witch. Ages 4–8.

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting by Joe Ballarini (June 20, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243783-9) launches a series about babysitters who protect kids from monsters living under their beds. Ages 8–12.

A Dog Like Daisy by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246324-1) is a novel relayed by a rescued pit bull training to be a service dog for an injured veteran and his family. Ages 8–12.

Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook by Iva-Marie Palmer (May 9, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239180-3). In this series debut, Gabby wants to keep her baseball winning streak alive at her new school. Ages 8–12.

Miss Ellicott’s School for the Magically Minded by Sage Blackwood (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240263-9). With no magic protecting it, Chantel and her friends must save the Kingdom. Ages 8–12.

The Someday Suitcase by Corey Ann Haydu (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235275-0). Best friends discover the magic of their connection when one of them suddenly falls ill. Ages 8–12.

Deacon Locke Went to Prom by Brian Katcher (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242252-1) An awkward teen’s love takes a dramatic turn after he brings his grandmother to prom. Ages 13–up.

#Famous by Jilly Gagnon (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243003-8). Told in alternating points of view, this romance begins as a girl’s jokey picture of her crush goes viral. Ages 13–up.

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238280-1). Two teens in 18th-century Europe find a magical artifact that sparks a dangerous mission. Ages 13–up.

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwiringiyimana and Abigail Pesta (May 16, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247014-0). Uwiringyimana, born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, tells how she survived a massacre, immigrated to the U.S., and found strength in art and activism. Ages 13–up.

Romancing the Throne by Nadine Jolie Courtney (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240662-0). Two sisters at a British boarding school become fierce competitors for the heart of the heir to the throne. Ages 13–up.

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245854-4). This spin on the Romeo and Juliet story takes place during the modern-day Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza. Ages 13–up.

16 Ways to Break a Heart by Lauren Strasnick (July 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241872-2). Told through letters, texts, and emails, this novel reveals the moment that a relationship breaks irrevocably. Ages 14–up.

100 Hours by Rachel Vincent (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241156-3). In this duology debut, six Miami teens are kidnapped and ransomed during a spring-break getaway. Ages 14–up.


Henry Cole’s Brambleheart offers Bayberry Island (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-224551-9), ages 8–12. Bridget Wilder’s swan song is Live Free, Spy Hard by Jonathan Bernstein (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238272-6), ages 8–12. Snoodles! by Patrick Carman, illus. by Brian Sheesley (Feb. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239394-4), joins Fizzopolis, ages 8–12. Outlaws of Time carries on with The Song of Glory and Ghost by N.D. Wilson (Apr. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232729-1), ages 8–12. Teddy Mars bids adieu in Almost an Outlaw by Molly Burnham, illus. by Trevor Spencer (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-227816-6), ages 8–12. And Unnaturals presents Escape from Lion’s Head by Devon Hughes (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-225757-4), ages 8–12.

Lauren Myracle’s Wishing Day releases The Forgetting Spell (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234209-6), ages 8–12. The Last Spell by J.A. White, illus. by Andrea Offermann (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238139-2), marks the finale of The Thickety, ages 10–up. Charlotte Holmes returns in The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239894-9), ages 13–up. Beautiful Idols continues with Blacklist by Alyson Noël (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232455-9), ages 14–up. City Love by Susane Colasanti concludes with Forever in Love (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230776-7), ages 14–up. Vindicated by M.G. Reyes (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228901-8) wraps up Emancipated, ages 14–up. And Shade Me introduces Dare You by Jennifer Brown (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232446-7), ages 14–up.

HarperCollins/Walden Pond

A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold, illus. by Charles Santoso (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244582-7), debuts a chapter-book series about a boy on the autism spectrum. Ages 6–10.

Chronicle of the Dark Star: Last Day on Mars by Kevin Emerson (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230671-5) begins a sci-fi series chronicling the final days of humanity’s first home. Ages 8–12.

Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244341-0). On a mysterious island, a boat arrives each year to deliver one new child—and take the oldest child away. Ages 8–12.

Posted by John David Anderson (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233820-4). Kids communicate through sticky notes in this novel about bullying, broken friendships, and failures of communication. Ages 8–12.

Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264362-9). A boy and an alien who can manipulate the laws of space and time set out on a mission in this tale about finding one’s place in the world. Ages 8–12.

Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive! by Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson, illus. by Lisa K. Weber (June 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241879-1) combines fictional tales and wild but true facts about the natural world. Ages 8–12.

York: The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230693-7) opens an alternate-history series about a puzzle and treasure hunt laid into the streets and buildings of N.Y.C. Ages 8–12.


Guys Read welcomes Heroes & Villains by Jon Scieszka, Christopher Healy, Sharon Creech, Laurie Halse Anderson, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Jack Gantos, and others (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238561-1; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238560-4), ages 8–12.

Head of Zeus


Orion Chronicles issues Alchemist by John Barrowman and Carol Barrowman (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78185-641-3), ages 12–up.


ABC Oakland by Michael Wertz (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-1-59714-371-4) takes an alphabetical tour of Oakland, Calif. Ages 3–up.


Little Wild presents Living Wild by Elaine Miller Bond (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-59714-382-0), ages up to 3.

History Press

Scottish Folk Tales for Children by Judy Paterson (Apr. 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7509-6844-7) refashions traditional stories for today’s young readers. Ages 7–11.

Holiday House

Reach for the Moon, Little Lion by Hildegard Müller (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3777-1). A lion gains confidence, thanks to a raven who shows him that size is just a matter of perspective. Ages 3–6.

Birds Make Nests by Michael Garland (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3662-0). This celebration of birds features art created with traditional woodcut and digital tools. Ages 3–7.

Hello Spring! by Shelley Rotner (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3752-8). Photos illustrate this look at springtime changes in plant and animal life. Ages 4–7.

Ants Rule: The Long and Short of It by Bob Barner (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3660-6). Ant engineers building a roller coaster introduce nonstandard measurement and comparison. Ages 4–8.

My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis by Paul Meisel (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3671-2). A Praying Mantis’s diary entries chronicle her life cycle. Ages 4–8.

Stay-at-Home Sammy and the Runaway Spot by Maria Nilsson Thore (Feb. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3677-4). What happens when a leopard discovers that one of her spots wants to run away? Ages 4–8.

Transportation: How People Get Around by Gail Gibbons (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3425-1) showcases cars, trains, planes, and boats. Ages 4–8.

Magnets Push, Magnets Pull by David A. Adler, illus. by Anna Raff (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3669-9). This introduction to the powers of magnets includes hands-on activities. Ages 5–8.

Caroline’s Comets: A True Story by Emily Arnold McCully (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3664-4) profiles astronomer Caroline Herschel (1750–1848), the first woman to discover a comet. Ages 6–10.

Let’s Estimate: A Book About Estimating and Rounding Numbers by David A. Adler, illus. by Edward Miller (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3668-2), introduces estimation. Ages 6–10.

Noodleheads See the Future by Mitch Weiss, Martha Hamilton, and Tedd Arnold, illus. by Arnold (Feb. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3673-6). In this follow-up to Noodlehead Nightmares, the gullible Noodlehead brothers hate hard work—but love cake. Ages 6–10.

Trudy’s Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm by Sue Macy, illus. by Matt Collins (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3665-1), spotlights the first woman to swim the Channel, in 1926. Ages 6–10.

Genevieve’s War by Patricia Reilly Giff, illus. by Becca Stadtlander (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3800-6). This companion to Lily’s Crossing tells of an American girl who performs an act of heroism right under the Nazis’ noses. Ages 8–12.

One Good Thing About America by Ruth Freeman, illus. by Kathrin Honesta (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3695-8). A girl who moves from Africa to the U.S. ponders “crazy” American ways in this novel celebrating cultural differences and commonality. Ages 8–12.

Super Women: Six Scientists Who Changed the World by Laurie Lawlor (Mar. 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3675-0) profiles 20th-century scientists Eugenie Clark, Marie Tharp, Katherine Coleman Johnson, Florence Hawley Ellis, Gertrude Elion, and Margaret Burbidge. Ages 8–12.

Revenge of the Star Survivors by Michael Merschel (Mar. 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3667-5). A sci-fi-obsessed social misfit lands on the inhospitable planet of Festus Middle School. Ages 10–14.

Viva, Rose! by Susan Krawitz (Mar. 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3756-6). In the Old West, a girl searching for her missing brother ends up running with Pancho Villa and his revolutionary army. Ages 10–up.

Behind Closed Doors by Miriam Halahmy (Mar. 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3641-5). Two girls hiding secrets star in this story of abuse, poverty, and the healing power of friendship and honesty. Ages 14–up.


I Like to Read presents Peeper and Zeep by Adam Gudeon (Feb. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3674-3) and Pip Sits by Mary Morgan (Feb. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3676-7), ages 4–8.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Boris and the Worrisome Wakies by Helen Lester, illus. by Lynn Munsinger (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64094-8). A young badger’s stalling at bedtime leads to snoozing at school. Ages 4–7.

Carrot and Pea: An Unlikely Friendship by Morag Hood (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-86842-7) is a tale embracing differences and standing out in a crowd. Ages 4–7.

Frankie by Mary Sullivan (Apr. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-544-61113-9). Two pups with big personalites struggle to get along and find their places in the pack. Ages 4–7.

How It Feels to Be a Boat by James Kwan (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-71533-2) reveals what it’s like to be a boat and encourages readers to stay the course through stormy weather. Ages 4–7.

I Don’t Know What to Call My Cat by Simon Philip, illus. by Ella Bailey (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-97143-1). A girl searches for the perfect name for the cat that appears at her house. Ages 4–7.

Ready, Set... Baby! by Elizabeth Rusch, illus. by Qin Leng (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-47272-3). Siblings give readers the inside scoop on what to expect when a new baby is expected. Ages 4–7.

Round by Joyce Sidman, illus. by Taeeun Yoo (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-38761-4), pays homage to all that is round and full of wonder. Ages 4–7.

Trains Don’t Sleep by Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum, illus. by Deirdre Gill (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-38074-5), offers an ode to the power and majesty of trains. Ages 4–7.

Apex Predators: The World’s Deadliest Hunters, Past and Present by Steve Jenkins (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-67160-7) spotlights animals that dominate their ecosystems. Ages 6–9.

Gone Camping: A Novel in Verse by Tamera Will Wissinger, illus. by Matthew Cordell (Mar. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-544-63873-0). Lucy faces her fears in this companion to Gone Fishing. Ages 6–9.

Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel by Charise Mericle Harper, illus. by Ashley Spires (Feb. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-544-63063-5). Friends’ adventures are determined by the spin of a wheel. Ages 6–9.

Shell, Beak, Tusk: Shared Traits and the Wonders of Adaptation by Bridget Heos (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-81166-9) examines convergent evolution, involving animals that share key traits but aren’t on the same family tree. Ages 6–9.

Snail and Worm Again by Tina Kugler (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-79249-4). The duo from Snail and Worm returns in three comic shorts. Ages 6–9.

When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story of Jacqueline Kennedy’s Fight for an American Icon by Natasha Wing, illus. by Alexandra Boiger (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-547-44921-0), traces Kennedy’s successful campaign to protect this historic Manhattan landmark. Ages 6–9.

Armstrong and Charlie by Steven B. Frank (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-82608-3). In this story set in 1970s L.A., two sixth-grade boys become friends despite coming from opposite worlds. Ages 10–12.

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life by Kwame Alexander, photos by Thai Neave (Feb. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-57097-9) compiles wisdom from inspiring athletes and role models, as well as the author’s own stories about overcoming obstacles. Ages 10–12.

A Rambler Steals Home by Carter Higgins (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-60201-4). A girl from an itinerant family stars in this novel about taking risks and discovering the true meaning of home. Ages 10–12.

The Unicorn in the Barn by Jacqueline Ogburn, illus. by Rebecca Green (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-76112-4). Eric’s life is transformed when he discovers an injured unicorn. Ages 10–12.

Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel by Nancy Castaldo (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-63335-3) examines species’ empathy, communication, and social habits. Ages 12–up.

The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy (July 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-87936-2). A girl is sent to live in her late, mysterious mother’s hometown, where everything vanishes every seven years. Ages 12–up.

A Dog in the Cave: Coevolution and the Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg (Mar. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-28656-6) uses history, paleontology, biology, and medical science to explain how the human and dog species became deeply entwined. Ages 12–up.

The Special Ones by Em Bailey (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-91229-8). Esther, one of four young spiritual guides who live in a house with a mysterious cult leader, fears for her future. Ages 12–up.

Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-82969-5) introduces a girl on a quest to find love for her autistic sister. Ages 12–up.

Waste of Space by Gina Damico (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-63316-2). Ten teens trapped in a spaceship that allegedly blasts off on a reality show are unaware that the production is fake. Ages 12–up.

Witchtown by Cory Putman Oakes (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-76557-3). A girl discovers power-

ful secrets when she digs into the history of a mysterious witch haven. Ages 12–up.

Bull by David Elliott (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-61060-6). This novel in verse updates the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. Ages 14–up.

But Then I Came Back by Estelle Laure (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-53126-0). A girl who awakens from a coma is determined to use her experience to reach a girl who is still in a coma. Ages 14–up.

Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-80504-0). Three teens struggle to comprehend love, friendship, and depression. Ages 14–up.

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-81519-3) tells of a mother-daughter relationship and two girls who find each other at the exact right time. Ages 14–up.


Anna Wang returns in The Year of the Garden by Andrea Cheng, illus. by Patrice Barton (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-544-66444-9), ages 6–9. Survivor Diaries continues with Overboard! by Terry Lynn Johnson, illus. by Jani Orban (July 4, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-544-97010-6), ages 7–10. Scientists in the Field offers Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World’s Largest Rainforest by Sy Montgomery, photos by Keith Ellenbogen (July 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-35299-5), ages 10–12; and Eye of the Storm: NASA, Drones, and the Race to Crack the Hurricane Code by Amy Cherrix (Apr. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-41165-4), ages 10–14. And Heart of the Storm concludes Undertow Trilogy by Michael Buckley (Feb. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-34867-7), ages 12–up.


And the Robot Went... by Michelle Robinson, illus. by Sergio Ruzzier (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58652-9). Animal friends assemble a noisy robot. Ages 4–7.

Charlotte the Scientist Is Squished by Camille Andros, illus. by Brianne Farley (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-78583-0). A rabbit’s many siblings leave her no space for experiments. Ages 4–7.

Hop Up! Wriggle Over! by Elizabeth Honey (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-79084-1). Onomatopoeic words and pictures capture an animal family’s daily routine. Ages 4–7.

How to Find a Friend by Maria S. Costa (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-92678-3). A rabbit and a squirrel who each long for a friend finally bump into each other—literally. Ages 4–7.

Kid Amazing vs. the Blob by Josh Schneider (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-80125-7). An evil-fighting superhero finds that one villain remains elusive: the Blob (aka his baby sister). Ages 4–7.

Muddle & Mo by Nikki Slade Robinson (Feb. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-71612-4). A goat helps a duck sort out his identity in this tale friendship, differences, and acceptance. Ages 4–7.

No Tooting at Tea by Alastair Heim, illus. by Sara Not (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-77474-2). Someone keeps breaking an important rule of tea party etiquette: no tooting. Ages 4–7.

Pandora by Victoria Turnbull (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-94733-7). In this tale of connection, Pandora helps a bird with a broken wing, who in turn brings her gifts that assuage her loneliness. Ages 4–7.

Second Grade Holdout by Audrey Vernick, Matthew Cordell (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-87681-1). A boy refuses to move up to second grade in this story of friendship and growing up. Ages 4–7.

Robins! How They Grow Up by Eileen Christelow (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-44289-4). Painterly comic-book panels help relay the story of two young robins’ first year. Ages 6–9.

Seven Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the Cafeteria by John Grandits, illus. by Michael Allen Austin (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-69951-9). Kyle inadvertently breaks every cafeteria rule, but winds up enjoying his lunch—and overcoming his fears. Ages 6–9.

Lint Boy by Aileen Leijten (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-52860-4). In this graphic novel, Lint Boy and Lint Bear live in a cozy dryer—until Lint Bear is snatched away and must be rescued. Ages 7–10.

Emily and the Spellstone by Michael Rubens (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-79086-5). Emily becomes a hero after finding a stone that looks like a cell phone, but has magical powers. Ages 10–12.

Fish Girl by David Wiesner and Donna Jo Napoli (Mar. 7, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-544-81512-4). In this story told in graphic-novel format, a girl befriends a mermaid in an aquarium who longs to be free. Ages 10–12.

It All Comes Down to This by Karen English (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-83957-1). In 1965 Los Angeles, a black girl who moves into a mostly white neighborhood learns how complicated life can be. Ages 10–12.

Journey Across the Hidden Islands by Sarah Beth Durst (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-70679-8). When monsters appear and tremors shake the earth, can twin princesses save their kingdom? Ages 10–12.

The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-44528-4). In Victorian London, a teenage mentalist discovers truths about the hidden battle between good and evil, and about herself. Ages 10–12.

Ten: A Soccer Story by Shamini Flint (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-85001-9). Passionate about soccer, a girl in 1986 Malaysia teaches herself to play the sport and forms a girls’ team. Ages 10–12.

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58650-5). In this novel about belonging, a teen begins questioning his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican-American family, and his best friend. Ages 12–up.


Agatha Parrot is back in Agatha Parrot and the Thirteenth Chicken by Kjartan Poskitt and Wes Hargis (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-50909-2), ages 7–10.



IncrediBuilds offers New York: Empire State Building Deluxe Book and Model Set by Richard Panchyk (Feb. 28, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-68298-019-4) and Paris: Arc de Triomphe Deluxe Model and Book Set by Amy Sterling Casil (Apr. 4, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-68298-072-9), ages 10–up.

Inhabit Media

Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing by Nadia Mike, illus. by Amanda Sandland (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-135-5) centers on two friends—one excitable and impulsive, the other calm and prepared. Ages 3–5.

What’s My Superpower? by Aviaq Johnston, illus. by Tim Mack (June 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-140-9). Nalvana’s mother shows the girl her superpower: she’s unique and special. Ages 3–5.

How Nivi Got Her Names by Laura Deal, illus. by Charlene Chua (Apr. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-137-9), is a story introducing traditional Inuit naming practices. Ages 5–7.

The Legend of the Fog by Qaunaq Mikkigak and Joanne Schwartz, illus. by Danny Christopher (Apr. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-136-2) is an Inuit tale involving a giant, a boy, and the genesis of fog. Ages 5–7.

The People of the Sea by Donald Uluadluak (Apr. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-138-6). A boy’s grandmother tells him about the magical creature—a mermaid—he encountered. Ages 5–7.

Putuguq & Kublu by Danny Christopher, illus. by Astrid Arijanto (May 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-143-0). Squabbling siblings learn some Inuit history from their grand-

father. Ages 5–7.

Sukaq and the Raven by Roy Goose and Kerry McCluskey, illus. by Soyeon Kim (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-139-3). As a boy’s mother explains how a raven created the world, the bird whisks him away to witness the feat. Ages 5–7.

Why the Monster by Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, illus. by Toma Feizo Gas (June 1, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-141-6). An egg unleashes events that turn an Inuit boy into a monster. Ages 12–up.


Animals Illustrated greets Walrus by Herve Paniaq, illus. by Ben Shannon (June 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77227-142-3), ages 5–7.


Old Tracks, New Tricks by Jessica Petersen (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-943147-23-6). Three wooden train tracks teach trains a lesson. Ages 2–6.


Zoey and Sassafras debuts with Dragons and Marshmallows (Mar. 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-943147-09-0), Merhorses and Bubbles (Mar. 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-943147-19-9), and Monster Mold (Mar. 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-943147-14-4) by Asia Citro, illus. by Marion Lindsay, ages 5–9.

Insight Kids

The Boy Who Cried by Khoa Le (Apr. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-60887-730-0). When he’s denied a new toy, Cry Baby sheds so many tears that he floods the house. Ages 5–up.


The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember (May 4, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-945053-20-7). After befriending a maiden, a mermaid decides she wants a life above the sea, but trouble follows. Ages 12–up.

Grrrls on the Side by Carrie Pack (June 8, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-945053-21-4). In 1994, a teenage outcast finds her voice and possibly love in the Riot Grrrl movement. Ages 15–up.


Broken Moon continues with Ghosts and Ashes by F.T. Lukens (Mar. 9, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-945053-18-4), ages 12–up.


ABC Gulls by Beth Rand (Mar. 28, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-944762-08-7). An alphabetical cast of seagulls stars in this look at island life. Ages 2–6.

Ten Days in Acadia by Hope Rowan, illus. by Jada Fitch (Apr. 25, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-944762-09-4) outlines 10 hikes in Maine’s Acadia National Park. Ages 8–12.


Wildlife on the Move adds A Monarch Butterfly Story by Melissa Kim, illus. by Jada Fitch (May 30, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-944762-11-7), ages 2–6.

Jolly Fish


Holo releases Contribute by Kristy Acevedo (July 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-098-9), ages 12–up, and the Time Shift Trilogy offers The Black Tempest by Ryan Dalton (Apr. 25, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63163-106-1), ages 12–up.



Mouse Math adds Albert Doubles the Fun (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-835-3), Albert Helps Out (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-860-5), and Where’s Albert? (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-858-2) by Eleanor May; and Bravo, Albert! by Lori Haskins Houran (Mar. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-859-9), all illus. by Deborah Melmon, ages 4–6. And Math Matters welcomes A Fishy Mystery by Lisa Harkrader (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-866-7) and Let’s Go, Snow! by Eleanor May (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-807-0), both illus. by Cary Pillo, ages 5–7; and Otto and the New Girl by Nan Walker, illus. by Amy Wummer (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-864-3), and Project Popcorn by Laura Driscoll, illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez (Feb. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-57565-865-0), ages 6–8.

Kane Miller

Let’s Go to Playgroup! by Caryl Hart, illus. by Lauren Tobia (Mar. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-581-9), introduces a diverse group of children in a playgroup. Ages 2–4.

Shh! My Brother’s Napping by Ruth Ohi (Mar. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-552-9). Though a sibling issues the titular warning, there is too much noisy fun to be had. Ages 2–6.

Amelia Who Could Fly by Mara dal Corso, illus. by Daniela Volpari (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-469-0), spotlights a young Amelia Earhart. Ages 3–7.

Cordelia by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-442-3; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-441-6) offers a modern-day fable about believing in yourself and your dreams. Ages 3–7.

D Is for Duck! by David Melling (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-580-2) is an ABC adventure featuring a magician duck who conjures up animals. Ages 3–7.

Snowflake in My Pocket by Rachel Bright, illus. by Yu Rong (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-551-2). When snow arrives and Bear falls sick, Squirrel wants to bring some wintry magic to his friend. Ages 3–7.

Town and Country by Craig Shuttlewood (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-549-9). Readers turn this book around to view similarities and differences in town and rural scenes. Ages 3–7.

Can I Join Your Club? by John Kelly, illus. by Steph Laberis (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-593-2). Duck starts a club that welcomes everyone in this story applauding friendship and diversity. Ages 4–8.

Above and Below by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Hanako Clulow (Mar. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-591-8) showcases nature above and below the surface in eight habitats. Ages 5–9.

What’s Below? by Clive Gifford, illus. by Kate McLelland (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-542-0), is a pop-up book revealing what lies below a rain forest, mountain, ocean, city street, and more. Ages 5–up.

Olga da Polga by Michael Bond, illus. by Catherine Rayner (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-433-1) is a gift edition of this collection of stories about a mischievous, boastful guinea pig. Ages 6–up.

Scurvy Dogs by Kevin Frank (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-459-1). In graphic-novel format, this syndicated cartoonist reveals backyard pets hunting for treasure and combatting foes. Ages 7–10.

Be the Change, Make It Happen: Big and Small Ways Kids Can Make a Difference by Bernadette Russell (Mar. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-404-1) rounds up ideas and activities to encourage kids to make their voices heard and to make an impact on the issues important to them. Ages 7–up.


Joining How to... by Jane Clarke, illus. by Georgie Birkett, are How to Bathe Your Little Dino (Mar. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-495-9), How to Brush Your Teeth with Snappy Crocodile (Mar. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-494-2), How to Feed Your Cheeky Monkey (Mar. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-497-3), and How to Tuck in Your Sleepy Lion (Mar. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-496-6), ages 1–4. Colorful World by Nastja Holtfreter presents Farm (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-578-9), Forest (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-577-2), Mountain (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-579-6), and Sea (Mar. 1, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-576-5), ages 2–4. New Shine-a-Light titles by Carron Brown, illus. by Wesley Robins, are Secrets of Our Earth (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-536-9) and Wonders of the USA (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-543-7), ages 4–8. And Cities of the World (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-472-0) and Natural Wonders (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-473-7) are new Pocket Books, ages 6–up.

Susannah McFarlane’s EJ12: Girl Hero stars in Choc Shock (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-506-2), Drama Queen (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-509-3), Making Waves (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-508-6), and On the Ball (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-507-9), ages 7–10. Mean Machines zooms on with Customized Cars (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-419-5) and Modified Cars (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-420-1), ages 7–11. Pup Patrol adds Bush Rescue (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-519-2) and Farm Rescue (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-518-5) by Sally Odgers and Darrel Odgers, illus. by Janine Dawson, ages 7–11. And Ella Diaries by Meredith Costain, illus. by Danielle McDonald, issues five titles, including Ballet Backflip (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-521-5) and Double Dare You (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-520-8), ages 8–12.

The Gateway by Cerberus Jones releases The Four-Fingered Man (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-498-0), The Warriors of Brin-Hask (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-499-7), The Midnight Mercenary (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-500-0), and The Ancient Starship (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-501-7), ages 8–12. Choose Your Own Ever After picks up The Call of the Wild by Julie Fison (Mar. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-388-4) and Make Up or Break Up by Kate Welshman (Mar. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-387-7), ages 10–14.

Katherine Woodfine’s The Clockwork Sparrow offers The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-437-9) and The Mystery of the Jeweled Moth (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-438-6), ages 11–up. Emily Rodda’s Star of Deltora continues with Shadows of the Master (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-525-3) and Two Moons (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-526-0), ages 9–14. And Kuromori Chronicles by Jason Rohan debuts with The Sword of Kuromori (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-355-6) and The Shield of Kuromori (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-356-3), ages 14–up.


A Concert in the Sand by Tami Shem-Tov and Rachella Sandbank, illus. by Avi Ofer (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0099-1; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-0101-1). During a walk in Tel Aviv, a woman and her grandson encounter the Israel Philharmonic gathering for its first performance. Ages 4–9.

Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam by Fawzia Gilani-Williams, illus. by Chiara Fedele (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8938-7; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9423-7), retells this folktale about two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—who help each other when they fall on hard times. Ages 4–9.

The Six-Day Hero by Tammar Stein (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-5871-8; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-2856-8). An Israeli boy whose brother is fighting in the Six-Day War finds a way to be a hero. Ages 8–13.


Girl in Between by Pintip Dunn (June 27, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4967-0360-6). A Thai-American teen’s journey of self-discovery leads her to surprising truths. Ages 14–up.


The Arnaud Legacy issues Avenged by Lynn Carthage (Feb. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-61773-628-5), ages 14–up.



Hollywood High greets Heels, Heartache & Headlines by Ni-Ni Simone and Amir Abrams (Feb. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7582-8856-1), ages 14–up.

Kids Can

Daddy Long Legs by Nadine Brun-Cosme, illus. by Aurélie Guillerey (May 2, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-362-2). A father unleashes his imagination to reassure his son he will pick him up after school. Ages 2–5.

Different? Same! by Heather Tekavec, illus. by Pippa Curnick (May 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-565-7), reveals both differences and similarities within animals groupings. Ages 2–6.

Mr. Postmouse Takes a Trip by Marianne Dubuc (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-354-7). On a family vacation, Mr. Postmouse makes deliveries to animals all over the world. Ages 3–7.

Stop Feedin’ da Boids! by James Sage, illus. by Pierre Pratt (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-613-5). After moving to Brooklyn from the country, a girl gets a bird feeder that attracts too many pigeons. Ages 3–7.

The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do by Ashley Spires (May 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-727-9). Fearful Lou concocts all sorts of excuses for why she can’t climb a tree with her friends. Ages 3–7.

Wade’s Wiggly Antlers by Louise Bradford, illus. by Christine Battuz (May 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-615-9). A moose worries about his antlers falling off in this allegory about losing a first tooth. Ages 3–7.

The Way Home in the Night by Akiko Miyakoshi (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-663-0). After seeing neighbors’ lights on, a bunny wonders what they are doing as he settles down to sleep. Ages 3–7.

Animals Do, Too! How They Behave Just Like You by Etta Kaner, illus. by Marilyn Faucher (May 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-569-5), compares kids’ activities to similar animals’ behavior. Ages 4–7.

The Last Tree by Ingrid Chabbert, illus. by Raúl Nieto Guridi (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-728-6). In this environmental tale, friends dig up and replant a city’s last tree in a safe place. Ages 4–7.

A Horse Named Steve by Kelly Collier (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-736-1). When a horse finds a gold horn, he ties it onto his head, thinking it will fulfill his dream of being “exceptional.” Ages 4–8.

Lines, Bars and Circles: How William Playfair Invented Graphs by Helaine Becker, illus. by Marie-Ève Tremblay (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-570-1), reveals how this Scottish thinker’s innovative vision led him to create graphs that explain numbers through pictures. Ages 6–9.

Magic in the City by Heather Dyer, illis. by Serena Malyon (Apr. 4, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-203-8). A magician gives two brothers objects with magical powers—but no instructions for using them. Ages 7–10.

Dingus by Andrew Larsen (May 2, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-661-6). Henry learns a lesson in responsibility after he is careless while dog-sitting for his grandfather. Ages 9–12.

Keeping the Beat by Marie Powell and Jeff Norton (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-730-9). A U.K. girl-band’s members are living as reality TV stars in Hollywood—until one of them is fatally shot. Ages 13–up.

Just a Normal Tuesday by Kim Turrisi (May 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-793-4). Devastated by her sister’s suicide, Kai learns to deal with her pain at a camp for grieving kids. Ages 14–up.

Textrovert by Lindsey Summers (May 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-735-4). When a girl and a boy accidentally swap phones and forward messages, sparks fly between them—and a secret is revealed. Ages 14–up.

Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-792-7). A math genius who can see others’ emotions learns that her life is linked to a troubled boy whose emotions she’s cannot see. Ages 14–up.


CitizenKid gains The Banana-Leaf Ball: How Play Can Change the World by Katie Smith Milway, illus. by Shane Evans (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77138-331-8), ages 8–12.

Laurence King

The Ladybug by Bernadette Gervais (Apr. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-78627-002-3). This lift-the-flap book about ladybugs includes a spot-the-difference challenge. Ages 3–5.



Little Rabbit Books by Alan Baker welcomes Brown Rabbit’s Busy Day (May 16, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7337-5; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7356-6) and Gray Rabbit’s Favorite Things (May 16, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7338-2; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7357-3), ages 3–6. In Focus introduces Bugs (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7345-0; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7346-7), Oceans and Seas (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7347-4; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7348-1), Polar Lands by Clive Gifford (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7351-1; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7352-8), and Space by Mike Goldsmith (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7349-8; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7350-4), ages 7–11. And new Kingfisher Encyclopedias are Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything by Sean Callery, Clive Gifford, and Mike Goldsmith (July 25, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7355-9); and The Kingfisher Space Encyclopedia by Goldsmith (July 4, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-7534-7353-5), ages 7–11.

Jessica Kingsley

Minnie and Max Are OK by Chris Calland and Nicky Hutchinson (May 18, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-233-6). Grandma teaches Minnie and her dog about body image, encouraging them to celebrate their strengths and embrace diversity. Ages 3–7.

All You Need Is Love: Celebrating Families of All Shapes and Sizes by Shanni Collins (May 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-251-0) pays tribute to different kinds of families and relationships—all grounded in love and acceptance. Ages 3–8.

All Birds Have Anxiety by Kathy Hoopmann (Mar. 21, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-182-7) uses bird behavior to explore anxiety disorder and its impact on daily life. Ages 4–up.

Okay Kevin: A Story to Help Children Discover How Everyone Learns Differently by James Dillon, illus. by Kara McHale (Apr. 21, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-732-4). Classmates answer questions more quickly and Kevin feels he’ll never catch up, until he’s given a task that shows him he is okay. Ages 5–8.

I Have a Question About Death: A Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Other Special Needs by Arlen Grad Gaines and Meredith Englander Polsky (Mar. 21, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-750-8) aims to help kids with special needs understand what happens when someone dies. Ages 5–11.

The ASD and Me Picture Book: A Visual Guide to Understanding Challenges and Strengths by Joel Shaul (Mar. 21, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-723-2) includes cartoon-style graphics, games, and activities. Ages 7–14.


Ollie returns in Ollie and the Magic Workshop by Alison Knowles, illus. by Sophie Wiltshire (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-241-1), ages 7–11. And Asperger Adventures introduces Lisa and the Lacemaker: The Graphic Novel by Kathy Hoopmann, illus. by Mike Medaglia (Apr. 21, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-78592-028-8), ages 8–14.


Once Upon a Time: Regina Rising by Wendy Toliver (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8776-2). A teen seeking romance, adventure, and approval tries to find her identity and create her destiny. Ages 14–up.

Lee & Low

¡Celebración! by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Ana Aranda (June 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-271-4). This rhyming story about a town’s summer parade contains Spanish words sprinkled throughout. Ages 6–7.

Sparkle Boy by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Maria Mola (Apr. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-285-1). A boy’s older sister doesn’t approve of him wearing sparkly things, until an encounter with teasing bullies helps her accept him for who he is. Ages 6–7.

Every Month’s a New Year by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Susan L. Roth (June 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-162-5), compiles poems about diverse New Year celebrations around the world. Ages 8–9.

Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee! by Andrea Loney, illus. by Keith Mallett (May 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-260-8), profiles this African-American Harlem Renaissance photographer. Ages 8–9.

Confucius: The Heart of China by Demi (June 1, hardcover, $21, ISBN 978-1-62014-193-9) is an illustrated biography of this Chinese teacher, politician, and philosopher. Ages 8–10.


Confetti Kids ushers in Block Party (Feb. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-341-4; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-342-1) and Music Time (Mar. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-343-8; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-344-5) by Gwendolyn Hooks, illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez, ages 5–6.

Lee & Low/Children’s Book Press

Family Poems for Every Day of the Week: Poemas familiares para cada día de la semana by Francisco X. Alarcón, illus. by Maya Christina Gonzalez (May 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-275-9) offers bilingual poems celebrating childhood experiences. Ages 8–9.

Martí’s Song for Freedom: Martí y sus versos por la independencia by Emma Otheguy, illus. by Beatriz Vidal (May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-375-6) is a bilingual biography of José Martí, a Cuban crusader for abolishment of slavery and political independence for Cuba. Ages 8–10.

Lee & Low/Shen’s

The Crane Girl by Curtis Manley, illus. by Lin Wong (Mar. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-885008-57-2). After a boy aids an injured crane, it returns as a human to save him and his father from poverty. Ages 7–8.

Lee & Low/Tu

Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh by Uma Krishnaswami (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60060-261-0). In California during WWII, a girl learns to play softball while her parents crusade for India’s independence and struggle to hang on to the family’s farm. Ages 9–10.


Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac concludes with Arrow of Lightning (May 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-330-8), ages 12–15.

Lemniscaat USA

Little Kong by Freya Hartas (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-47-7). When Esmeralda’s parents send her to an island to learn some manners, she befriends a blue ape in need of behavior lessons. Ages 3–8.

Flea and Spikey by Pieter Koolwijk, illus. by Linde Faas (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-20-0). Reality and fantasy blur in this story of a teased boy, a bully, and a spunky new girl. Ages 8–12.

The Big L Hotel by Sjoerd Kuyper, trans. by Nancy Forest-Flier (May 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-935954-42-2). When their single father is hospitalized, siblings pitch in to save their foundering family hotel. Ages 14–18.

Hal Leonard


New Musical Exploration Storybooks are Mickey’s Found Sounds (Mar. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4950-6478-4) and Tangled: It’s Better When You Sing It (Mar. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4950-6477-7), ages 4–up.


How the Queen Found the Perfect Cup of Tea by Kate Hosford, illus. by Gabi Swiatkowska (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-3904-7). A royal makes new friends while searching for the ideal tea. Ages 5–9.

Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka, illus. by Simone Shin (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9843-3). No one appreciates Niko’s abstract art in this tale about the creative process and friendship. Ages 5–9.


The Bolds star in The Bolds to the Rescue by Julian Clary, illus. by David Roberts (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1022-8), ages 8–12. Seaborne welcomes Strangers in Atlantis by Matt Myklusch (Apr. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1375-5), ages 8–12. Mysterium continues with The Palace of Memory by Julian Sedgwick, illus. by Patricia Moffett (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7568-7), ages 9–14. And Vampires on the Run by C.M. Surrisi is a new Quinnie Boyd Mystery (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1150-8), ages 9–14.

Lerner/Carolrhoda Lab

Camp So-and-So by Mary McCoy (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1597-1). At a girls’ camp, survival requires courage, cunning, and perhaps even magic. Ages 13–18.

Pointe, Claw by Amber Keyser (Apr. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7591-5). Friends struggling to become ballerinas experience the ways girls are judged and rejected. Ages 13–18.

Splinter by Sasha Dawn (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1151-5). Ten years after her mother’s disappearance, evidence emerges that forces Sami to question all she believed about her parents. Ages 13–18.

What Girls Are Made Of by Elana Arnold (Apr. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1024-2). A teen whose mother told her there is no such thing as unconditional love contends with her boyfriend’s rejection. Ages 13–18.

Lerner/Darby Creek


Mallory returns in Mallory McDonald, Super Sitter by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Jennifer Kalis (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-5031-8), ages 7–11. Quartz Creek Ranch by Amber Keyser and Kiersi Burkhart trots along with At Top Speed (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3089-9), The Long Trail Home (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3090-5), One Brave Summer (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3088-2), and Shy Girl & Shy Guy (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9568-5), ages 9–14. The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair picks up Life, Loss, and Lemonade by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Natasha Shaloshvili (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4677-8591-4), ages 10–15. Day of Disaster releases Aftershock (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3091-2), Backfire (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3094-3), and Vortex (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3095-0) by Vanessa Acton; and Black Blizzard (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3093-6), Deep Freeze (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3092-9), and Wall of Water (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3096-7) by Kristin Johnson, ages 11–18. And Midnight issues Blood Moon by Chris Kreie (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3102-5); Dark Star by R.T. Martin (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3099-8); Graffiti (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3097-4), S.O.S. (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3100-1), and The Witching Hour (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3101-8) by J. Fallenstein; and Truth or Dare by K.R. Coleman (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3098-1), ages 11–18.

Lerner/Graphic Universe

Smash! Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe with the Large Hadron Collider by Sara Latta, illus. by Jeff Weigel (Apr. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3070-7). Cousins visit this machine to explore the power of hidden particles and dark matter. Ages 13–18.


Game for Adventure plays on with Andrew the Seeker by Lee Nordling, illus. by Scott Roberts (Apr. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3067-7), ages 5–9. Cici: A Fairy’s Tale continues with A Perfect View by Cori Doerrfeld, illus. by Doerrfeld and Tyler Page (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3068-4), ages 7–11. And The Ghosts in the Clouds checks into Hotel Strange by Katherine Ferrier and Florian Ferrier, trans. by Carol Klio Burrell, illus. by Katherine Ferrier (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3066-0), ages 7–11.

Lerner/Hungry Tomato


Crazy Creepy Crawlers by Matt Turner, illus by Santiago Calle, releases four books, including Deadly Spiders (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3080-6) and Extraordinary Insects (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3079-0), ages 8–12. How-to Guides for Fiendish Rulers by Catherine Chambers, illus. by Ryan Pentney, issues An Emperor’s Guide (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3071-4), A King’s Guide (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3072-1), A Pharaoh’s Guide (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3073-8), and A Shogun’s Guide (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3074-5), ages 8–12. Among the four additions to If Extinct Beasts Came to Life by Matthew Rake, illus. by Simon Mendez, are Prehistoric Ancestors of Modern Animals (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1159-1) and Prehistoric Sea Beasts (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1158-4), ages 8–12. And The Sickening History of Medicine by John Farndon, illus. by Dean Venitia, issues four titles, including Plague! Epidemics and Scourges Through the Ages (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3075-2) and Tiny Killers: When Bacteria and Viruses Attack, ages 8–12.



Joining Millbrook Picture Books are Porcupine’s Picnic: Who Eats What? by Betsy Rosenthal, illus. by Giusi Capizzi (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9519-7), ages 4–8; If You Were the Moon by Laura Salas, illus. by Jaime Kim (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-8009-4), ages 5–8; Noah Webster’s Fighting Words by Tracy Nelson Maurer, illus. by Mircea Catusanu (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-9410-7), ages 7–11; and Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song by Gary Golio, illus. by Charlotte Riley-Webb (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-5123-0), ages 8–12.

Libros Para Niños

Series in Spanish

Peanuts adds La gran aventura de Snoopy y Woodstock (Snoopy and Woodstock’s Great Adventure) by Charles M. Schulz, adapted by Lauren Forte, trans. by Alexis Romay, illus. by Scott Jeralds (Apr. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7810-6), ages 3–7. And The World of Eric Carle welcomes Una casa para Cangrejo Ermitaño (A House for Hermit Crab) by Eric Carle (May 2, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9444-1), ages 5–8.

Lion Hudson

I Want a Friend by Anne Booth, illus. by Amy Proud (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7459-7707-2). Two preschoolers learn about friendship, sharing, competition, and empathy. Ages 3–5.

Little Bee

Heavy Metal Jam! by Cinder Slash, illus. by Captain Kris (June 13, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0447-8). Animals perform in a heavy-metal band. Ages 2–5.

Mama, Look! by Patricia J. Murphy, illus. by David Diaz (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0080-7). Curious baby creatures and their mothers discover the world around them. Ages 3–6.

Toucans, Too by Bethanie Deeney Murguia (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0421-8) is a tale featuring cockatoos, toucans, and gnus. Ages 3–6.

Blobfish Throws a Party by Miranda Paul, illus. by Maggie Caton (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0422-5). Sea creatures hear different things when Blobfish issues an invitation to his party. Ages 4–8.

A Cat Is Better by Linda Joy Singleton, illus. by Jorge Martin (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0278-8), makes a droll case for choosing a cat over a dog for a pet. Ages 4–8.

Fairy Floss: The Sweet Story of Cotton Candy by Ann Ingalls, illus. by Migy Blanco (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0238-2), tells of this treat’s 1904 debut at the World’s Fair in St. Louis. Ages 4–8.

I’m Not Little! by Alison Inches, illus. by Glenn Thomas (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0377-8). A monster who’s fed up with being called little has a change of heart when his new sibling arrives. Ages 4–8.

Ready, Set, Build! by Meg Fleming, illus. by Jarvis (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0175-0), chronicles a dog’s construction of a house for him and his bird friend. Ages 4–8.

What Daddies Like by Judy Carey Nevin, illus. by Stephanie Six (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0197-2). A father bear and his cub spend a special day together. Ages 4–8.


Sago Mini introduces Costume Party! (July 25, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0414-0) and Hide and Peep! (May 2, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0416-4) by Sago Mini, ages 2–4. Dragon siblings Ella and Owen star in four titles, including The Cave of Aaaaah! Doom! (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0393-8), and Attack of the Stinky Fish Monster! (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0394-5), by Jaden Kent, illus. by Iryna Bodnaruk, ages 6–8. Tales of Sasha welcomes A New Friend (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0398-3) and Princess Lessons #4 by Alexa Pearl, illus. by Paco Sordo (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0400-3), ages 6–8. Blast Back! revisits The Salem Witch Trials (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0451-5; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0450-8) and The Space Race (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0451-5; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0452-2) by Nancy Ohlin, illus. by Roger Simo, ages 7–10. And Behind the Legend introduces Bigfoot (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0426-3; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0425-6) and The Loch Ness Monster (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0424-9; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0423-2) by Erin Peabody, illus. by Victor Rivas, ages 8–10.

Little, Brown

Chee-Kee: A Panda in Bearland by Sujean Rim (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-40744-1). A panda struggling to fit in in his new country saves the day when other bears get in a jam. Ages 4–8.

Claymates by Devorah Petty, illus. by Lauren Eldridge (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-30311-8). In this photographic friendship adventure, two balls of clay sculpt themselves into various shapes. Ages 4–8.

I Promise by David McPhail (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-29787-5). Baby Bear’s mother explains the meaning of a promise in this story underscoring the permanency of family love. Ages 4–8.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34157-8). This rendition of a classic folktale includes a final gatefold. Ages 4–8.

Trollbella Throws a Party by Chris Colfer, illus. by Brandon Dorman (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38340-0). Queen Trollbella celebrates her birthday in this picture-book companion to the Land of Stories series. Ages 4–8.

You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman, illus. by Liz Climo (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34347-3). When a boy throws a coin in a well asking for a pet unicorn, he has no idea what’s in store. Ages 4–8.

Zip! Zoom! On a Broom by Teri Sloat, illus. by Rosalinde Bonnet (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-25673-5). In this counting Halloween tale, 10 witches flying on a broom fall off one by one. Ages 4–8.

CatStronauts: Mission Moon (Apr. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-30747-5) and Race to Mars (Apr. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-30748-2) by Drew Brockington launch a graphic-novel series about an elite group of cat astronauts. Ages 6–10.

Classroom 13: The Unlucky Lottery Winners of Classroom 13 by Honest Lee and Matthew J. Gilbert, illus. by Joelle Dreidemy (June 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-316-46465-9), debuts a series set in an unlucky classroom. Ages 6–10.

The End of the Wild by Nicole Helget (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-24511-1). Fern tries to protect her family’s way of life in this novel set against the backdrop of the fracking controversy. Ages 8–12.

Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies by Lawrence Goldstone (Apr. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-35023-5) examines the history of aviation and its pioneers. Ages 8–12.

Knock About with the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding, illus. by Sydney Smith (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-29860-5). This sequel to Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts offers more sibling adventures. Ages 8–12.

The Star Thief by Lindsey Becker (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34856-0). The stars in the sky come to life to defend themselves against those who want to harness their powers. Ages 8–12.

Bang by Barry Lyga (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-31550-0) centers on a boy living with guilt for having accidentally killed his sister a decade earlier. Ages 12–up.

Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham (Feb. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38493-3). A girl finds a skeleton on her property in this novel examining the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. Ages 14–up.

The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38286-1). Five teens forge an unlikely clique and embark on a summer of vigilante good samaritanism. Ages 14–up.

Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-39403-1). In this sci-fi adventure exploring what it means to be human, two teens take a voyage through the galaxy. Ages 15–up.

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (Mar. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34168-4). An orphan on a quest for answers stars in this fantasy set in a world where the dream chooses the dreamer. Ages 15–up.

Stranger Than Fanfiction by Chris Colfer (Mar. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38344-8). Four teens learn about the power of friendship and empathy during a road trip with the star of a hit TV show. Ages 15–up.


Magnolia Says Don’t by Elise Parsley adds If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don’t! by Elise Parsley (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37661-7), ages 4–8. What the Dinosaurs Did picks up What the Dinosaurs Did at School: Another Messy Adventure by Refe Tuma and Susan Tuma (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-55289-9), ages 4–8. Peter Powers is back in Peter Powers and the Itchy Insect Invasion! by Kent Clark and Brandon T. Snider, illus. by Dave Bardin (Mar. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-316-35947-4), ages 6–10. The Bad Books will conclude with Bad News by Pseudonymous Bosch (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-32048-1), ages 8–12. The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer wraps up with Book 6 (July 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-316-35589-6), ages 8–12. And Kate Elliott’s Buried Heart (July 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34441-8) is the final volume of Court of Fives, ages 12–up.

Little, Brown/Patterson

How to Be a Supervillain by Michael Fry, presented by James Patterson (May 2, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-316-31869-3) introduces a boy from a long line of famous supervillains who doesn’t have a bad-guy bone in his body. Ages 8–14.

Pottymouth and Stoopid: A Middle School Story by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, illus. by Stephen Gilpin (June 19, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34963-5). Two bullied underdogs win the day when their troubles inspire a hit TV show. Ages 8–12.

Sci-Fi Junior High by Scott Seegert and John Martin, foreword by James Patterson (Feb. 21, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-316-31516-6). In this series launch, the smartest kid in the universe enrolls in Sci-Fi Junior High, an inter-galactic space station. Ages 8–12.

Crazy House by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-43131-6). Twin sisters star in this novel set in a future world where teens are imprisoned and forced to fight for their survival. Ages 14–up.


I Funny continues with School of Laughs: A Middle School Story by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, illus. by Jomike Tejido (Apr. 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-316-34960-4), ages 8–12. And Middle School issues Escape to Australia by James Patterson and Martin Chatterton, illus. by Daniel Griffo (Mar. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-316-27262-9), ages 8–12.

Little, Brown/Poppy

Seven Days of You by Cecilia Vinesse (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-39111-5). Relationships that a teen thought were stable start to explode in her last week in Tokyo before moving back to the U.S. Ages 15–up.

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-26006-0). A girl with bipolar disorder stars in this story about exposing our true selves and being loved for who we really are. Ages 15–up.

Little Island

Gold by Geraldine Mills (June 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-910411-55-1). Twins in a world devastated by volcanic explosions find an old manuscript that sends them on a search for gold. Ages 9–12.

Once Upon a Place, compiled by Eoin Colfer, illus. by P. J. Lynch (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-910411-37-7), collects poems and short stories by Irish writers. Ages 9–12.

Wherever It Is Summer by Tamara Bach (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-910411-56-8) spotlights the deep friendship between two teenage girls with a four-year age gap. Ages 13–up.

Little Pickle

Yawning Yoga by Laurie Jordan, illus. by Diana Mayo (Feb. 24, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-939775-10-8). Poems and pictures depict calming yoga poses. Ages 4–8.

Yes We Are! by Michael Genhart, illus. by Ken Min (May 16, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-939775-13-9), emphasizes that same-sex parents are just like heterosexual parents in their love for each other and their kids. Ages 4–8.



Deal with It offers Transphobia: Deal with It and Be a Gender Transcender by J. Wallace Skelton and Wallace Skelton, illus. by Nick Johnson (Feb. 1, hardcover, $22.60, ISBN 978-1-4594-0766-4), ages 9–14.


Downward Mule by Jenna Hammond, illus. by Steven Page (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-365-44567-5), follows a barnyard menagerie’s yoga journey. All ages.

Fixit the Dragon: Dare to Dream by T.L. Derby, illus. by Anna Leliwa (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-365-51611-5), centers on a dragon who dreams of running the fix-it shop in the castle. All ages.

Gone Cuckoo by Nancy Allen, illus. by Louise Schroeder (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-365-44572-9). A cuckoo bird finds foster parents to raise her young in this tale of parental love. All ages.

Hush That Hullabaloo by Donna Marie Merritt, illus. by Chris Demarest (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-365-51622-1). In this story set in Scotland, wee ones make a mess of Grandpa Goose’s house. All ages.

Tilly the Turtle by T.L. Derby, illus. by Heath Gray (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-365-51627-6). When her pals help her with a problem, Tilly discovers what true friendship means. All ages.

Tommy Toe by Peter Frazier, illus. by Makarand Desai (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-365-51634-4). An imaginative boy realizes that it’s okay to be himself. All ages.

The Monstrous Alphabet by Nixie Fae, illus. by Dino Turull (Feb. 21, hardcover, $25.99, ISBN 978-1-365-51617-7), offers an alphabetical introduction to monsters that people fear in various cultures. Ages 11–18.

Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and Giroux

123 Go! by Chiêu Anh Urban (July 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30587-1). This counting book features sliding vehicles. Ages up to 4.

Bloom by Deborah Diesen, illus. by Mary Lundquist (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30250-4). A mother and daughter plant a garden and watch it bloom into something as beautiful as their love. Ages 2–6.

Mimi and Bear Make a Friend by Janee Trasler (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30360-0). Mimi and her toy bear discover the value of friendship in this follow-up to Mimi and Bear in the Snow. Ages 2–6.

We Are Brothers, We Are Friends by Alexandra Penfold, illus. by Eda Kaban (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30201-6). Two brothers star in this tale of family, friendship, and love. Ages 2–6.

Princessland by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Yoko Tanaka (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-36115-0). This tale of a would-be princess reveals the magic that surrounds us, if only we choose to see it. Ages 3–6.

Green Green: A Community Gardening Story by Marie Lamba and Baldev Lamba, illus. by Sonia Sánchez (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-32797-2). Neighborhood kids inspire their community to build a shared garden in the city. Ages 3–7.

Blue Ethel by Jennifer Black Reinhardt (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30382-2). After a cat rolls in sidewalk chalk and turns blue, a pink kitten teaches her that being different can be a good thing. Ages 4–6.

Emma’s Circus by Candace Fleming, illus. by Christine Davenier (July 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-39907-8). When Emma isn’t allowed to go to the circus, it comes to her. Ages 4–6.

Escargot by Dashka Slater, illus. by Sydney Hanson (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30281-8). In this interactive tale, a French snail is distressed to find a carrot in his salad—until he tries it. Ages 4–6.

A New Friend for Sparkle by Amy Young (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30553-6). This follow-up to A Unicorn Named Sparkle reveals what happens when your best friend makes a new pal. Ages 4–7.

May I Have a Word? by Caron Levis, illus. by Andy Rash (May 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-34880-9). Word chaos ensues when refrigerator magnet letters C and K argue and storm off. Ages 4–8.

Newton’s Rainbow: The Revolutionary Discoveries of a Young Scientist by Kathryn Lasky, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-35513-5), profiles a young Isaac Newton. Ages 4–8.

Pedal Power: How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World by Allan Drummond (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30527-7) tells of the women and children who led the social movement that made Amsterdam the most bike-friendly city in the world. Ages 4–8.

Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen (July 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30410-2) and Jasmine Toguchi, Super Sleuth (July 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30413-3) by Debbi Michiko Florence, illus. by Elizabet Vukovic, launch a chapter-book series starring a spunky Japanese-American girl. Ages 6–9.

Hazy Bloom and the Tomorrow Power by Jennifer Hamburg, illus. by Jenn Harney (Feb. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30494-2), debuts a series about a girl who can envision future trouble. Ages 7–10.

I Love You, Michael Collins by Lauren Baratz-Logsted (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30385-3). In 1969, a girl writes letters to her favorite astronaut as America prepares for the moon landing. Ages 8–12.

Almost Paradise by Corabel Shofner (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30378-5). Ruby strives to clear her mother’s name when she’s wrongly imprisoned for helping her boyfriend commit a crime. Ages 10–12.

Bubbles by Abby Cooper (July 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30290-0). How will a girl who sees bubbles above people’s heads revealing their thoughts deal with knowing more than she should? Ages 10–12.

Knife’s Edge by Hope Larson, illus. by Rebecca Mock (June 27, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30044-9). The twin adventurers from Compass South search for treasure in this seafaring adventure. Ages 10–12.

When My Sister Started Kissing by Helen Frost (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30303-7). This novel-in-verse recounts a life-changing summer in the lives of two sisters. Ages 10–12.

Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30571-0). With the help of his daughter, Bornstein tells of being one of the youngest survivors of Auschwitz. Ages 10–14.

All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30425-6). A teen struggles to deal with her father’s terminal cancer—in all the wrong ways. Ages 12–18.

The Other F-Word by Natasha Friend (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30234-4). Two teens conceived via in vitro fertilization search for answers about their donor. Ages 12–18.

Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30375-4) is a novel revealing how love helps a teenage girl cope with Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Ages 12–18.

What I Lost by Alexandra Ballard (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30463-8). Hoping to gain back all that she’s lost, Elizabeth takes an active role in her recovery from anorexia. Ages 12–18.

Soldier Boy by Keely Hutton (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30563-5). Part nonfiction, part novel, this story centers on a child soldier in Uganda who survived to help others. Ages 13–18.

Beautiful Broken Girls by Kim Savage (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30059-3). After two sisters drown themselves, a neighbor receives letters from one of them, revealing secrets and lies. Ages 14–18.

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30404-1). A Korean-American girl known for botched romances uses K-Drama techniques to snag a boyfriend. Ages 14–18.


The Pout-Pout Fish Far, Far from Home by Deborah Diesen, illus. by Dan Hanna (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30194-1), is a new Pout-Pout Fish Adventure, ages 2–6. Tractor Mac by Billy Steers rolls on with Tractor Mac Harvest Time (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30600-7) and Tractor Mac Parade’s Best (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30599-4), storybooks with stickers, ages 2–5; and Tractor Mac Worth the Wait (May 9, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30115-6), ages 2–7. And Rip and Red plays on with Tournament of Champions by Phil Bildner, illus. by Tim Probert (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30507-9), ages 8–12.

Macmillan/Feiwel AND Friends

The Jelly Bean Tree by Toni Yuly (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09406-3). Too tall to do everything her friends can do, a giraffe provides the perfect place for a mother bird’s nest. Ages up to 4.

Daddy Depot by Chana Stiefel, illus. by Andy Snair (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05889-8). When Lizzie goes shopping for a new father, she realizes hers is the best of all. Ages 2–5.

Motor Goose by Rebecca Colby, illus. by Jef Kaminsky (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10193-8). This reimagining of familiar tales gives trains, planes, trucks, and boats starring roles. Ages 2–5.

Stay: A Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10714-5). Astrid discovers that what her aging dog most wants to do is spend time with her. Ages 3–5.

Don’t Blink! by Tom Booth (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11736-6). A girl and her animal friends challenge readers to a staring contest in this interactive picture book. Ages 3–7.

Princess Tales Around the World: Once upon a Time in Rhyme with Seek-and-Find Pictures by Grace Maccarone, illus. by Gail de Marcken (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06103-4). These retellings of familiar stories include hidden pictures. Ages 4–6.

Way of the Warrior Kid by Jocko Willnick (June 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15107-0). With the help of a Navy SEAL uncle, Marc enters sixth grade strong enough—inside and out—to face his nemesis. Ages 8–12.

The Principal’s Bra Is Missing by Holly Kowitt (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09132-1). A popular older girl asks a sixth-grade “nobody” to crack the case of a missing shopping bag. Ages 9–12.

A Whisper of Horses by Zillah Bethell (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09394-3) is a futuristic fantasy about an orphan girl on a quest to find the last horses on Earth. Ages 9–12.

Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09627-2). In this novel in verse, a girl with Tourette syndrome tries to hide her quirks at her new school. Ages 10–13.

Perfect by Cecelia Ahern (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07412-6). Celestine fights to put an end to a tyrannical leader and system in this sequel to Flawed. Ages 12–18.

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09596-1). In search of a treasure map, a teenage pirate captain facilitates her own kidnapping by enemy pirates. Ages 13–18.

Love and Other Alien Experiences by Kerry Winfrey (July 11, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11952-0). An agoraphobe finds first love and the true meaning of home by stepping outside of her house. Ages 13–18.

The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10713-8). When two teen spies disguised as “love interests” compete for a girl, whoever she rejects is destined to die. Ages 13–18.

The Cruelty by Scott Bergstrom (Feb. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10818-0). A girl trains as an assassin to deal with the gangsters who have kidnapped her father. Ages 17–18.


The 65-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, illus. by Terry Denton (Apr. 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10246-1), is a new Treehouse adventure, ages 6–10. Dustin Hansen’s Microsaurs return in Tiny-Raptor Pack Attack (July 18, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09025-6), ages 7–10. Jurassic Carp by Mo O’Hara, illus. by Marek Jagucki (Mar. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06357-1), marks the finale of My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish, ages 7–10. Bedtime Math Series adds How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane? by Laura Overdeck (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07229-0), ages 7–11. New Jungle Book Adventures offers Spirit of the Jungle by Bear Grylls (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11150-0), ages 8–12. And The Monster’s Daughter joins The Ministry of Suits by Paul Gamble (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07683-0), ages 9–13.

Shipwreck Island wraps up with Found by S.A. Bodeen (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-02783-2), ages 10–13. Nadia Aguiar’s The Book of Tamarind concludes with The Great Wave of Tamarind (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-312-38031-1), ages 10–14. Razorland gains Vanguard by Ann Aguirre (July 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08982-3), ages 12–18. Jonah concludes the Styclar Saga by Nikki Kelly (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05154-7), ages 12–18. Taran Matharu’s Summoner continues with The Battlemage (May 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07632-8), ages 12–18. Genius introduces The Con by Leopoldo Gout (July 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04582-9), ages 13–18. And Ladybirds welcomes Sunkissed by Jenny McLachlan (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06150-8), ages 13–18.


My World: A Book of First Words by Frann Preston-Gannon (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-530-2) is a visual dictionary for youngest readers. Ages 2–6.

Out! by Arree Chung (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-553-1) offers a tale about a toddler who wants out of his crib and the long-suffering dog that keeps him out of trouble. Ages 2–6.

This Bear’s Birthday by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Lorna Hussey (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-701-6). Bear is determined to prepare for his birthday party all by himself. Ages 2–6.

John Deere, That’s Who! by Tracy Nelson Maurer, illus. by Tim Zeltner (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-129-8). This biography of Deere reveals how he invented the steel plow. Ages 4–8.

Take Your Time: A Tale of Harriet, the Galápagos Tortoise by Eva Furrow and Donna Jo Napoli, illus. by Laurel Molk (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9521-0) relays a tortoise’s adventure. Ages 4–8.

Who Wants to Be a Princess? What It Was Really Like to Be a Medieval Princess by Bridget Heos, illus. by Migy (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9769-6), compares the life of a fairy tale princess to that of a medieval princess. Ages 4–8.

Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos (Mar. 28, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9835-8) focuses on two photojournalism pioneers during the Spanish Civil War. Ages 12–18.

Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-772-6). A girl trapped in a destructive relationship finds a path to freedom and happiness. Ages 14–18.

Pyromantic by Lish McBride (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9863-1). In this sequel to Firebug, something deadly has been unleashed on the magical community. Ages 14–18.


Fairy Animals of Misty Wood greets Daisy the Deer (Feb. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-738-2) and Sophie the Squirrel (Feb. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-740-5) by Lily Small, ages 5–8. Pets on the Loose uncovers The Great Art Caper by Victoria Jamieson (June 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-118-2), ages 6–10. Puppy Academy welcomes Pip and the Paw of Friendship by Gill Lewis, illus. by Sarah Horne (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-798-6; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09285-4), ages 7–9. The Evil Emperor adds King Flashypants and the Evil Emperor (June 20, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-809-9), ages 7–10. The Book of Shadows by Ruth Hatfield concludes The Book of Storms (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-003-1), ages 10–14. And Silver wraps up with Just Dreaming by Kerstin Gier, trans. by Anthea Bell (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-080-2), ages 12–18.


What Is Baby Gorilla Doing? by Christena Nippert-Eng, illus. by John Dominski and Miguel Martinez (June 13, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-479-4), takes a photographic look at a gorilla’s busy day. Ages 2–6.

The Giant of Jum by Elli Woollard, illus. by Benji Davies (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-515-9). A giant hunts for a snack in this rhyming read-aloud. Ages 4–8.

Mommies Are Amazing by Meredith Costain, illus. by Polona Lovsin (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-651-4). This companion to Daddies Are Awesome celebrates mothers of all kinds. Ages 4–8.

Prudence the Part-Time Cow by Jody Jensen Shaffer, illus. by Stephanie Laberis (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-615-6), introduces a cow who is scientist, architect, and inventor. Ages 4–8.

Wet by Carey Sookocheff (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-775-7) reveals different ways to get wet—from puddles to pools to puppy kisses.. Ages 4–8.

What’s Your Favorite Color? by Eric Carle (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9614-9). In this companion to What’s Your Favorite Animal?, Carle and 14 other illustrators share their favorite colors. Ages 4–8.

Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle, illus. by Rafael Lopez (Mar. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9876-1), highlights the accomplishments of Latinos from many countries. Ages 8–12.

The Journey to Dragon Island by Claire Fayers (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-421-3). In this sequel to The Voyage to Magical North, the crew of the Onion has another swashbuckling adventure. Ages 8–12.

The Day the World Went Nuclear by Bill O’Reilly (June 20, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12033-5) adapts Killing the Rising Sun for young readers. Ages 10–18.

Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman (Apr. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9339-1) showcases the deep friendship between brothers Theo and Vincent van Gogh. Ages 14–18.

Title in Spanish

¡Bravo! Poemas sobre Hispanos Extraordinarios (Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics) by Margarita Engle, illus. by Rafael Lopez (Mar. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11366-5), ages 7–11.


Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet returns in Counting Sheep by Jacqueline Kelly, illus. by Teagan White and Jennifer L. Meyer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-870-9, ages 7–10. And Tuesday McGillycuddy Adventures continue in Blueberry Pancakes Forever: Finding Serendipity by Angelica Banks (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-156-4), ages 8–12.


Turtle Tug to the Rescue by Michael Slack (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-194-6). A turtle tugboat saves the day in this companion to Elecopter and Monkey Truck. Ages 2–5.

Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey, illus. by Dow Phumiruk (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11249-1) profiles the Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer. Ages 4–8.

Monkey Brother by Adam Auerbach (June 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-600-2) introduces a boy and his younger brother—who happens to be a monkey. Ages 4–8.

My Daddy Rules the World: Poems about Dads by Hope Anita Smith (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9189-2). Poetry captures the strength and beauty of the father-child relationship. Ages 4–8.

Cricket in the Thicket: Poems About Bugs by Carol Murray, illus. by Melissa Sweet (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9818-1), pairs poetry with facts about bugs. Ages 6–10.

Jack London and the Klondike Gold Rush by Peter Lourie, illus. by Wendell Minor (Mar. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9757-3), describes how London drew on his experiences to create his fiction. Ages 8–12.

Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel by Kimberly Willis Holt (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-324-7). A girl’s garden brightens the lives of her grandfather and the residents of his motel. Ages 8–14.

Count All Her Bones by April Henry (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-591-3). Cheyenne sets out to save her former captor in this sequel to Girl, Stolen. Ages 12–18.

A Lie for a Lie by Robin Merrow MacCready (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9109-0). A teenage photographer discovers that her father is leading a double life. Ages 12–18.

Romeo, Juliet & Jim by Larry Schwarz and Iva-Marie Palmer (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-250-9) launches a trilogy about heirs to rival Parisian fashion houses who befriend an American. Ages 14–18.


Marty Frye, Private Eye by Janet Tashjian, illus. by Laurie Keller, reappears in The Case of the Missing Action Figure (June 27, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11661-1) and The Case of the Stolen Poodle (June 27, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-460-2), ages 6–9. Masterpiece Adventures continues with Trouble at School for Marvin & James by Elise Broach, illus. by Kelly Murphy (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-318-6), ages 6–9. My Life by Janet Tashjian gains My Life as a Ninja (Apr. 11, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-889-1), ages 8–12. The Book Scavenger releases The Unbreakable Code by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-116-8), ages 9–14. And Secrets of the Dragon Tomb welcomes The Emperor of Mars by Patrick Samphire, illus. by Jeremy Holmes (July 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9908-9), ages 10–14.


Go Big or Go Gnome! by Kirsten Mayer, illus. by Laura K. Horton (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11127-2). A gnome discovers his talents as a barber and saves a gnome beard competition. Ages 3–6.

Doris the Bookasaurus by Diana Murray, illus. by Yuyi Chen (July 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11676-5). A dinosaur shows her little brothers that books are fun. Ages 3–7.

Everywhere, Wonder by Matthew Swanson, illus. by Robbi Behr (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08795-9). A boy and his dog’s imaginative journey spotlights the wonder and beauty in the world. Ages 3–7.

Wild Child: Forest’s First Home (Apr. 18, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10383-3) and Forest’s First Day of School (Apr. 18, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10387-1) by Tara Zann, illus. by Dan Widdowson. A shy girl teaches a boy who has grown up in the wild the ways of modern life in these titles launching a series. Ages 5–7.

The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear! (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11577-5) and Sticks and Stones (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11576-8) by Nicole C. Kear, illus. by Tracy Dockray, debut a series starring a motley crew of problem-solving kids. Ages 6–9.

Bug Girl by Benjamin Harper and Sarah Hines Stephens, illus. by Anoosha Syed (May 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10661-2). A girl develops superhero bug powers in this series launch. Ages 8–12.

Fakespeare: Something Stinks in Hamlet (May 23, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10159-4) and Starcrossed in Romeo and Juliet (May 23, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10162-4) by M.E. Castle, illus. by Daniel Jennewein, starts up a series about three kids who get lost in Shakespeare’s works. Ages 8–12.

Traitor’s Circle: The Traitor’s Kiss by Erin Beaty (May 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11794-6). In this series debut, an orphan girl accepts an apprenticeship with a matchmaker. Ages 14–18.

Freya by Matthew Laurence (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08817-8). The Norse goddess of love tries to reclaim her lost power and take down an evil corporation in this series launch. Ages 15–18.


Super Happy Party Bears return in Staying a Hive (Mar. 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10047-4) and Going Nuts (Mar. 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10049-8) by Marcie Colleen, illus. by Steve James, ages 5–8. And Disaster Diaries continues with Robots! by R. McGeddon (May 23, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13562-9), ages 8–12.


Night Night Farm (Mar. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52163-9) by Roger Priddy bids goodnight to farm animals. Ages 1–3.


All books are by Roger Priddy: New Baby’s First Sound Books are Farm (Apr. 25, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52164-6) and Zoo (Apr. 25, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52165-3), ages up to 2. Alphaprints continues with Easter Fun! (Feb. 14, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52156-1) and Fun in the Sun! (May 16, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52518-7), ages up to 3; and Charlie the Champ (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52177-6), ages 2 to 5. Chunky 3 Packs offers Playtown Chunky Pack: Construction (July 11, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52196-7), ages up to 3. Touch and Feel issues My First Numbers Touch and Feel (June 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52153-0), ages up to 3. First 100 adds First 100 Numbers (Mar. 7, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52282-7) and First Farm Words (Mar. 7, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52283-4), ages 1–3.

New First Learning Play Sets are Colors (May 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52184-4) and First Words (May 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52186-8), ages 1–3. Lift-the-Tab offers Easter (Feb. 14, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52158-5), ages 1–3. Mini Tab celebrates Easter (Feb. 14, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52157-8), ages 1–3. Shiny Shapes gains Easter Surprise! (Feb. 14, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52159-2), ages 2–5. Joining Picture Fit are A Parade of Animals (Feb. 21, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52173-8; June 13, large-format hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52174-5), A Stampede of Dinosaur (June 13, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52298-8), and A Traffic Jam of Trucks (Feb. 21, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52160-8; June 13, large-format hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52172-1), ages 3–up. And Priddy Learning presents Number Puzzles (May 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52212-4), ages 5–8.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook

Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-371-9) tells of the friendship between a young and an old cat, who one day must move on. Ages 3–6.

Hector the Collector by Emily Beeny, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (July 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-296-5). After teasing acorn-collecting Hector, his classmates discover that collections are special. Ages 3–6.

Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari, illus. by Patrice Barton (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-177-7). What is a dog devoted to his girl to do when he isn’t allowed in her school? Ages 4–8.

John Ronald’s Dragons: The Story of J.R.R. Tolkien by Caroline McAlister, illus. by Eliza Wheeler (Mar. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-092-3), is a picture-book biography of this author. Ages 4–8.

Noisy Night by Mac Barnett, illus. by Brian Biggs (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-967-2). An apartment building’s noisy residents keep each other awake. Ages 4–8.

A Perfect Day by Lane Smith (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-536-2). A perfect day means different things to different animals. Ages 4–8.

Shawn Loves Sharks by Curtis Manley, illus. by Tracy Subisak (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-134-0). A boy loves sharks more than anything—until his nemesis picks “sharks” as her class project. Ages 4–8.

If Sharks Disappeared by Lily Williams (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-413-6) imagines the consequences of an ocean without sharks. Ages 4–10.

Recess Warriors: Hero Is a Four-Letter Word by Marcus Emerson (Apr. 11, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-708-3). In this graphic novel, heroes and villains face off on the playground. Ages 7–10.

Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan, illus. by Dana Wulfekotte (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-551-5). In this series debut, an aspiring author shares stories about her new sibling, being biracial, and her path to literary greatness. Ages 8–12.

The Doll’s Eye by Marina Cohen (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-204-0). When Hadley discovers a glass eye in the attic of her new house, her life changes forever. Ages 8–12.
The Emperor’s Ostrich by Julie Berry (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-958-0). In this fantasy, a dairy maid in search of her lost cow must save the empire when the emperor mysteriously disappears. Ages 9–12.

Faith and Fury: The Temple Mount and the Noble Sanctuary: The Story of Jerusalem’s Most Sacred Space by Ilene Cooper (July 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-530-8) offers an illustrated history of this city’s Temple Mount. Ages 9–14.

Magellan: Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen (July 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-120-3) is a young readers’ adaptation of Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the World. Ages 10–14.

Flight Risk by Jennifer Fenn (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-760-1). This novel inspired by true events centers on a boy who has stolen—and crashed—three airplanes. Ages 12–18.

Saint Death: A Novel by Marcus Sedgwick (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-549-2). A teen contends with human and drug trafficking on the U.S.-Mexican border. Ages 14–18.


Georgie and Friends are back in Georgie’s Best Bad Day by Ruth Chan (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-270-5), ages 3–6. My Pet Human issues My Pet Human Takes Center Stage by Yasmine Surovec (Mar. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-074-9), ages 6–10. Scripps National Spelling Bee adds Spell Across America by Kris Hirschmann, illus. by James K. Hindle (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-175-3), ages 6–10. And The Keep of Ages by Caragh M. O’Brien (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-942-9) concludes the Vault of Dreamers trilogy, ages 12–18.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/First Second

Making Scents by Arthur Yorinks, illus. by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline (June 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-452-3). A boy’s parents are dog fanatics and his “siblings” are their prize bloodhounds. Ages 7–10.

The Big Bad Fox by Benjamin Renner (June 20, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-331-3). An incompetent fox tries to terrorize chickens, but instead becomes the “mommy” of three chicks. Ages 7–11.

Pigs Might Fly by Nick Abadzis, illus. by Jerel Dye (July 11, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-086-2) introduces a world where highly evolved pigs fight warthogs for dominion of the skies. Ages 8–12.

Real Friends by Shannon Hale, illus. by LeUyen Pham (May 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-785-4), is a graphic novel about the happiness and heartache of making first friends. Ages 8–12.

Science Comics: Flying Machines: How the Wright Brothers Soared by Alison Wilgus, illus. by Molly Brooks (May 23, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-139-5). This series debut focuses on these aviators. Ages 9–13.

Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld, illus. by Alex Puvilland (May 2, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-936-8), launches a series set in a lethally dangerous place located on the former site of Poughkeepsie, destroyed by a toxic spill. Ages 15–19.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/Porter

What Are You Waiting For? by Scott Menchin, illus. by Matt Phelan (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-152-4). A badger and a rabbit spend a day searching for a surprise. Ages 2–8.

Laundry Day by Jessixa Bagley (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-317-7). Two bored badgers have nothing to do—until their mother suggests they help with the laundry. Ages 3–6.

Little Plane Learns to Write by Stephen Savage (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-436-5). A plane who loves to sky-write learns a lesson about determination. Ages 3–6.

Tony by Ed Galing, illus. by Erin E. Stead (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-308-5), relays a tale about a boy, a horse, and an enduring friendship. Ages 3–6.

Now by Antoinette Portis (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-137-1). A girl shares her favorite things in this companion to Wait. Ages 3–7.

Goldfish Ghost by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Lisa Brown (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-507-2). A goldfish who crosses over to the other side searches for the perfect home. Ages 3–8.

Becoming Bach by Tom Leonard (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-286-6). This illustrated look at the life of Johann Sebastian Bach is recounted from his perspective. Ages 4–8.

Someone Like Me by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Chris Sheban (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-334-4). This semi-autobiographical tale illuminates what it might take to become a writer. Ages 4–8.

Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing by Leda Schubert, illus. by Raúl Colón (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-250-7) celebrates the life of this musician. Ages 5–9.

Grand Canyon by Jason Chin (Feb. 21, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-950-4) offers an illustrated exploration of the Grand Canyon, past and present. Ages 7–12.

Max by Sarah Cohen-Scali (Mar. 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-071-8). In 1936 Nazi Germany, the life of a boy raised to be the perfect Aryan changes when he befriends a Jewish boy. Ages 15–18.


Dog and Bear star in Bear in the Chair (Feb. 21, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-497-6 and Dog Changes His Name (Feb. 21, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-498-3) by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, ages up to 3.

Macmillan/Swoon Reads

Duels & Deception by Cindy Anstey (Apr. 11, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11909-4). An heiress and her lawyer’s clerk are kidnapped by those plotting to destroy her reputation and steal her fortune. Ages 12–18.

Romeo & What’s Her Name by Shani Petroff (Feb. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11114-2). An unprepared understudy is forced to appear onstage with her secret crush. Ages 12–18.

Wesley James Ruined My Life by Jennifer Honeybourn (July 18, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12373-2). A waitress at a medieval-themed restaurant finds herself falling for her nemesis coworker. Ages 12–18.

Amid Stars and Darkness by Chani Lynn Feener (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12376-3). A teen must impersonate an alien princess after being mistakenly kidnapped. Ages 13–18.

Internet Famous by Danika Stone (June 6, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11437-2). A teen blogger must decide if her online romance can survive the stress of real life. Ages 13–18.

Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09860-3). Two best friends navigate school, drama club, Star Trek fandom, and being gay. Ages 13–18.

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde (Mar. 14, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11139-5). When three BFFs go to SupaCon in search of fandom, they end up finding love. Ages 13–18.

These Ruthless Deeds by Tarun Shanker, Kelly Zekas (Mar. 14, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12795-2). Evelyn copes with sinister Victorian London society and a tangled love life in this sequel to These Vicious Masks. Ages 13–18.

Traveler by L.E. DeLano (Feb. 7, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10040-5). A teenage writer discovers that every mirror is a portal into an alternate version of her life. Ages 13–18.

The Truth About Happily Ever After by Karole Cozzo (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12797-6). A theme-park princess must put her life back together after her happily-ever-after falls apart. Ages 13–18.


Kate Evangelista’s Dodge Cove concludes with No Second Chances, (May 16, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10067-2), ages 13–18.

Macmillan/Tor Teen

To Catch a Killer: A Novel by Sheryl Scarborough (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8191-0). A teen uses forensic science to solve the cold-case murder of her mother Ages 12–18.

Roar by Cora Carmack (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8631-1) launches a series about a girl groomed to be queen of a land ruled by violent magical storms and those who control them. Ages 13–up.


Nightstruck issues Night Magic by Jenna Black (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8006-7), ages 12–18. Veronica Rossi’s Riders greets Seeker (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8256-6), ages 13–18. Refuge for Masterminds joins Kathleen Baldwin’s

A Stranje House (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-7604-6), ages 13–18. Flying continues with Enhanced by Carrie Jones (July 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-3658-3), ages 13–up. And Steeplejack picks up Firebrand by A.J. Hartley (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8813-1), ages 13–up.

Macmillan/Tor Teen/Starscape


Tut: My Immortal Life offers Tut: My Epic Battle to Save the World by P.J. Hoover (Feb. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9082-0), ages 8–12.


Blossom Plays Possum: Because She’s Shy by Birdy Jones, illus. by Janet McDonnell (June 19, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2735-8). Courage and friends’ support help a girl connect with others and be more confident. Ages 4–8.

Grow Happy by Jon Lasser and Sage Foster Lasser, illus. by Chris Lyles (Feb. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2331-2). A girl cares for her garden and cultivates her own happiness. Ages 4–8.

Mapping My Day by Julie Dillemuth, illus. by Laura Wood (Mar. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2333-6). Flora, who loves drawing maps, uses them to convey information about her life. Ages 4–8.

Priscilla Pack Rat: Making Room for Friendship by Claudine Crangle (Mar. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2335-0). A collector finds it hard to part with her things when it’s time to give gifts. Ages 4–8.

When You Look Out the Window: A Story About Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin by Gayle E. Pitman, illus. by Chris Lyles (June 5, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2736-5), profiles this politically active lesbian couple. Ages 4–8.

Why Am I Blue? A Story About Being Yourself by Kalli Dakos, illus. by Viviana Garofoli (June 26, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2734-1). When a frog questions why he is blue instead of green, his friends teach him how special being blue is. Ages 4–8.

World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness by Frank J. Sileo, illus. by Jennifer Zivoin (Feb. 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2323-7), advises readers to live mindfully by taking pauses. Ages 4–8.

Someone to Talk To: Getting Good at Feeling Better by Paola Conte, Larissa Labay, and Cheryl Sterling, illus. by Claire Keay (Apr. 17, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2672-6) explains what to expect during the course of therapy. Ages 6–10.

The Tallest Bridge in the World: A Story About Social Anxiety by Ellen Flanagan Burns, illus. by Anthony Lewis (June 26, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2760-0) The therapist of a boy with social anxiety disorder helps him face his fears. Ages 8–12.

Girl: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You by Karen Rayne, illus. by Ramsey Beyer and Nyk Rayne (June 13, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2339-8), addresses gender and identity, relationships, and more. Ages 15–18.

Michael O’Mara


Buster Reference adds I Wish I Knew That: Cool Stuff You Need to Know by Steve Martin, Mike Goldsmith, and Marianne Taylor (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78055-466-2); and Off With Their Heads! All the Cool Bits in British History by Martin Oliver, illus. by Andrew Pinder (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78055-465-5), ages 8–12.

MidPoint Trade/Amberjack

Dream Me by Kathryn Berla (July 11, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-20-1). The boy Babe dreams of nightly is from the distant future. Ages 12–18.

The Magnificent Island of Edgar Dewitt by Ferrill Gibbs (July 18, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-21-8). Will a boy who jumps into a hole in the woods and lands on an idyllic island stay there, or return to his hometown, which is threatened by a wildfire? Ages 12–18.

Bluff by Julie Dill (Feb. 7, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-05-8). Since she and her father are broke, Chelsea sneaks into a casino, and her winning streak leads to a dangerous addiction. Ages 13–18.


Eddie the Electron returns in Eddie the Electron Moves Out by Melissa Rooney, illus. by Harry Pulver (June 20, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-14-0), ages 3–7. The Bizarre Baron Inventions introduces The Magnificent Flying Baron Estate by Eric Bower, illus. by Agnieszka Grochalska (May 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-13-3), ages 9–12. And The Legend of Skyco issues Spirit Quest by Jennifer Frick-Ruppert, illus. by Lorna Murphy (Apr. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-11-9). Ages 9–12.

MidPoint Trade/Red Deer

Eat This! A Kid’s Field Guide to Fast Food Advertising by Andrea Curtis (Mar. 14, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-532-5). This follow-up to What’s for Lunch? spotlights the impact of the fast food industry’s advertising on children. Ages 8–12.

Nathan by Susan Ouriou (Apr. 1, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-547-9). A boy confronts and overcomes his demons—at home and at school. Ages 10–14.

Yellow Dog by Miriam Korner (Mar. 15, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-546-2). After peer pressure leads to a bad prank, Jeremy meets a man who introduces him to the world of dog sledding. Ages 12–16.

Closing Down Heaven by Lesley Choyce (Mar. 30, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-543-1). In this free-verse novel, Hunter propels himself out of this world and into the next after pushing his bike too far. Ages 14–17.


Monster Munch by Tobias Krejtschi (May 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-40-5). Monsters star in this lift-the-flap introduction to shapes. Ages 3–5.

The Old Lion and the Little Rabbit by Keiko Kaichi (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-24-5). In this tale of loneliness and friendship, a rabbit teaches a predator about the power of love. Ages 3–5.

Opposite Surprise by Agnese Baruzzi (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-37-5) offers a lift-the-flap look at opposites. Ages 3–5.

Jack and the Beanstalk: A Folktale by Nina Töwe (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-36-8) features art inspired by the paintings of Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Ages 5–7.


Minedition Classics issues Rickie & Henri: A True Story by Jane Goodall, illus. by Alan Marks (May 1, hardcover, $12, ISBN 978-988-8341-35-1), ages 5–7.


Blood Road by Amanda McCrina (Apr. 25, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-945107-88-7). Determined to save a girl’s life, a boy sets out on an ancient trade route leading into territory claimed by a hostile tribe. Ages 12–up.

Of the Trees by E.M. Fitch (Feb. 28, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-944816-61-2). When her friend goes missing, a girl who’s able to hear the deadly whisper of the trees knows that the men of the forest have taken her. Ages 12–up.

Project Emergence by Jamie Zakian (Mar. 14, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-945107-85-6). Twins are among a group of teens trying to survive the voyage from a dying Earth to Mars. Ages 12–up.

The Sky Throne by Chris Ledbetter (Apr. 18, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-945107-87-0). On his way to becoming king of the Greek gods, Zeus learns to seize power, neutralize his enemies, and fall in love. Ages 12–up.


The Adventures of Sherlock Bones by Lauren Baratz-Logsted starts up with Doggone (Feb. 21, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-945107-30-6) and Dog Not Gone! (Feb. 21, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-945107-33-7), ages 9–12. Laws of Summoning issues Summoner Rising by Melanie McFarlane (Mar. 28, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-944816-62-9), ages 12–up. And There Once Were Stars continues with Here Skies Surround Us by Melanie McFarlane (June 27, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-945107-83-2), ages 12–up.


The Magnificent Glass Globe by N.L. Bergeson (Apr. 4, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-945107-81-8). Inside a trunk owned by their grandfather, siblings discover a glass globe with extraordinary powers. Ages 9–up.

Museum of Modern Art

The Great New York Subway Map by Emiliano Ponzi (May 9, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63345-025-7). This introduction to basic concepts of graphic design showcases the New York City subway system. All ages.

Sonia Delaunay: Art Is Life by Cara Manes and Fatinha Ramos (June 13, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63345-024-0) profiles this painter and textile, theater, and fashion designer. All ages.



Tyrannosaurus Series adds I Will Love You Forever by Tatsuya Miyanishi (June 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-940842-17-2), ages 5–7.