National Geographic Kids

Animal Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures by Kwame Alexander, Mary Rand Hess, and Deanna Nikaido, photos by Joel Sartore (Feb. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2767-4) pays tribute to the beauty, diversity, and fragility of the animal world. Ages 4–8.

You Can Be a Paleontologist! Discovering Dinosaurs with Dr. Scott by Scott D. Sampson (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2728-5) provides an introduction to paleontology. Ages 4–8.

Chomp! Fierce Facts About the Bite Force, Crushing Jaws, and Mighty Teeth of Earth’s Champion Chewers by Brady Barr (June 13, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2839-8) spotlights big biters in the animal kingdom. Ages 7–10.

Abe vs. Jeff: The Civil War as Seen From Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2661-5). Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis are the focus of this Civil War history. Ages 8–12.

Brain Bogglers: Over 100 Games and Puzzles to Reveal the Mysteries of Your Mind by Stephanie Warren Drimmer (May 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2423-9) features puzzles, games, and brain facts. Ages 8–12.

Dino Records: The Most Amazing Prehistoric Creatures to Have Ever Lived on Earth! (June 13, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2794-0) rounds up dinosaur facts and records. Ages 8–12.

National Geographic Kids Ultimate Space Atlas by Carolyn DeCristofano (June 6, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2802-2) compiles maps and facts about the solar system, the Milky Way, and deep space. Ages 8–12.

National Geographic Kids United States Atlas (July 11, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2831-2) includes maps, stats, facts, and pictures. Ages 8–12.

This Book Stinks! Gross Garbage, Rotten Rubbish, and the Science of Trash by Sarah Wassner Flynn (Mar. 28, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2730-8) addresses composting and recycling, landfills and dumps, and ways to reuse rubbish. Ages 8–12.

What Would Happen? Serious Answers to Silly Questions by Crispin Boyer (July 11, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2770-4) explores scenarios that could happen if the world was slightly different. Ages 8–12.

Cat Tales: True Stories of Kindness and Companionship With Kitties by Aline Alexander Newman (Apr. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2734-6). This follow-up to Puppy Love and Paws of Courage focuses on felines. Ages 10–up.

Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly into the Twentieth Century by Sue Macy (Feb. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2697-4). Stock car racer Danica Patrick contributes a foreword to the daring women who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change. Ages 10–up.


Look & Learn presents Big Cats (Feb. 21, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2701-8) and Look Outside (Feb. 21, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2702-5), ages 2–5. Explore My World discovers Rain Forests (July 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2828-2) and Ducklings (Mar. 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2715-5) by Marfe Ferguson Delano; and Sea Otters (July 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2825-1) and Honey Bees (Mar. 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2713-1) by Jill Esbaum, ages 3–7. First Big Books introduces National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Things That Go by Karen de Seve (July 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2804-6), ages 4–8. And Jump into Science adds Earthquakes by Ellen Prager (July 18, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2833-6) and Honeybees by Deborah Heiligman (July 18, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2835-0), ages 4–8. National Geographic Little Kids adds First Big Book of Weather by Karen de Seve (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2719-3), ages 4–8. Joining Holidays Around the World is Celebrate Passover: With Matzah, Maror, and Memories by Deborah Heiligman (Mar. 14, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2745-2), ages 7–10.

National Geographic Readers welcomes At the Beach by Shira Evans (May 9, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2807-7); Buzz, Bee! (May 9, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2780-3) and Climb, Koala! (July 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2784-1) by Jennifer Szymanski; and Let’s Play (June 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2791-9), ages 2–5; Predator Face-Off by Melissa Stewart (July 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2811-4), ages 4–6; and Night Sky by Laura Marsh (June 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2815-2), ages 5–8.

National Geographic Kids Chapters gains Dog on a Bike: And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Talents! by Moira Rose Donohue (Feb. 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2705-6), Hero Dogs by Mary Quattlebaum (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2819-0), Monster Fish! True Stories of Adventures with Animals by Zeb Hogan and Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld (Feb. 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2703-2), and White Water! by Brenna Maloney (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2822-0), ages 7–10.

New National Geographic Almanacs are National Geographic Kids Almanac 2018 (May 9, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2773-5; paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2772-8); and National Geographic Kids Almanac 2018, International Edition (May 9, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2774-2), ages 8–12. Real or Fake? issues More Far-Out Fibs, Fishy Facts, and Phony Photos to Test for the Truth by Emily Krieger (May 16, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2778-0), ages 8–12. Insects: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Insect Inspector! by Libby Romero (Apr. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2740-7) is a new Ultimate Explorer Field Guide, ages 8–12. Joining Ultimate Explorer Guides is Explore, Discover, and Create Your Own Adventures With Real National Geographic Explorers as Your Guides! by Nancy Honovich (Mar. 14, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2709-4), ages 8–12. And Weird but True continues with Weird but True Human Body: 300 Outrageous Facts About Your Awesome Anatomy (Mar. 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2726-1), and Weird but True Know-It-All: U.S. Presidents (July 4, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2796-4), ages 8–12.

Series in Spanish

National Geographic Readers offers Balanceate, Perezoso! (Swing, Sloth!) (July 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2937-1), ages 2–5; Las Tormentas (Storms) (July 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2935-7), ages 4–6; and Los Delfines (Dolphins) (July 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2933-3), ages 5–8.

New York Review Books

The Fire Horse: Children’s Poems by Vladimir Mayakovsky, Osip Mandelstam, and Daniil Kharms, trans. by Eugene Ostashevsky (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-092-7), collects poetry from the early years of the Soviet Union. Ages 6–8.

The Milk of Dreams by Leonora Carrington (Apr. 4, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-094-1) presents nine illustrated stories by this surrealist painter and writer. Ages 6–9.

The Doorman’s Repose by Chris Raschka (May 16, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68137-100-9) compiles 10 stories about the goings-on inside a New York City apartment building. Ages 10–up.


All Kinds of Cars by Carl Johanson (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-01-0). This Swedish illustrator presents a visual collection of cars and wacky forms of transportation. Ages 3–5.

The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson, illus. by Robert Hunter (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-04-1), offers this classic poem about dreamland with new art. Ages 3–7.


Brownstone’s Mythical Collection welcomes Arthur and the Golden Rope by Joe Todd-Stanton (Feb. 14, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-03-4), ages 5–9.

Nobrow/Flying Eye

Safe & Sound by Jean Roussen, illus. by Loris Lora (May 16, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-28-7). Rhyming text and art introduce a host of baby animals. Ages 1–5.

Boo! by Ben Newman (Apr. 11, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-911171-05-8). A mouse isn’t the only one who thinks he’s the bravest animal around. Ages 3–5.

My Very Own Space by Pippa Goodhart, illus. by Rebecca Crane (July 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-12-6). A rabbit tries to read his book in peace, but there’s too much going on around him. Ages 3–5.

The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton (June 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-911171-25-6). Erin ignores the rumors surrounding a huge rock and explores the mysteries of the coral reefs. Ages 3–7.

Wild Animals of the South by Dieter Braun, trans. by Jen Calleja (May 16, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-1-909263-97-0), is a bestiary of Southern Hemisphere animals. Ages 5–up.



Explore Your World moves along with Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Great Projects by Anita Yasuda, illus. by Bryan Stone (July 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-511-3), ages 7–10. Build It Yourself picks up Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World by Marcia Amidon Lusted, illus. by Tom Casteel (July 11, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-516-8), ages 9–12. Girls in Science greets Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig by Anita Yasuda (Apr. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-496-3) and Zoology: Cool Women Who Work with Animals by Jennifer Swanson (Apr. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-501-4), both illus. by Lena Chandhok, ages 9–12. Mystery and Mayhem releases Daring Heists: Real Tales of Sensational Robberies and Robbers (May 16, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-531-1) and Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People (May 16, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-526-7) by Tom McCarthy, 9–12. And Inquire and Investigate issues Cells: Experience Life at Its Tiniest by Karen Bush Gibson, illus. by Alexis Cornell (July 11, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-521-2); and The Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II by Carla Mooney, illus. by Tom Casteel (Apr. 11, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-506-9), ages 12–15.


The Green Umbrella by Jackie Azúa Kramer, illus. by Maral Sassouni (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4218-2). Elephant takes a walk in this tale of imagination, sharing, and friendship. Ages 4–8.

Hold Your Temper, Tiger! by Carol Roth, illus. by Rashin (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4274-8). When his mother tells him to hold his temper, a tiger wonders where to hold it. Ages 4–8.

Mr. Benjamin’s Suitcase of Secrets by Pei-Yu Chang (May 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4280-9). This tale about the importance of personal freedom is based on the true story of Walter Benjamin. Ages 4–8.

Sloppy Wants a Hug by Sean Julian (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4273-1). A sprite wisely decides not to hug a sloppy tree dragon. Ages 4–8.

So Happy Together by Jutta Langreuter, illus. by Stefanie Dahle (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4279-3). A bunny saves his frightened sisters when a storm approaches. Ages 4–8.

A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech by Shana Corey, illus. by R. Gregory Christie (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4275-5). This biography centers on J.F.K.’s 1963 civil rights address. Ages 8–up.


The Adventures of Pettson & Findus by Sven Nordqvist continues with The Camping Trip (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4277-9), ages 4–8. And Rainbow Fish returns in You Can’t Win Them All, Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister (June 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4287-8), ages 4–8.



Somos8 presents Ozzy the Ostrich by José Carlos Andrés, illus. by Bea Enríquez (June 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-9-9); The Perfect Siesta by Pato Mena (June 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-3-7), ages 3–7; The Mirror in Mommy’s House/The Mirror in Daddy’s House by Luis Amavisca, illus. by Betania Zacarias (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-5-1); The Untold Story of the Tooth Fairy by Andrés, illus. by Zacarias (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-944446-1-6), ages 3–8; and Little Captain Jack by Alicia Acosta, illus. by Mónica Carretero (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-0-6), ages 4–8. Egalité presents Bow-Wow-Meow by Blanca Lacasa, illus. by Gomez (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-7-5), ages 4–8.

Series in Spanish

Somos8 offers Un avestruz con mucha luz (Ozzy the Ostrich) by José Carlos Andrés, illus. by Bea Enríquez (June 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-8-2); La siesta perfecta (The Perfect Siesta) by Pato Mena (June 13, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-4-4), ages 3–7; El espejo en la casa de mamá/El espejo en la casa de papá (The Mirror in Mommy’s House/The Mirror in Daddy’s House) by Luis Amavisca, illus. by Betania Zacarias (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-6-8), ages 3–8; and El pequeño pirata Serafín (Little Captain Jack) by Alicia Acosta, illus. by Mónica Carretero (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-1-3), ages 4–8. Egalité issues Ni guau ni miau (Bow-Wow-Meow) by Blanca Lacasa, illus. by Gomez (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-945415-2-0), ages 4–8.


The Circus by Olivia Levez (June 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78607-094-4). A teen who has everything except her father’s attention learns the meaning of family and home after running away to join the circus. Ages 13–18.

Birdy Flynn by Helen Donohoe (May 9, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-78074-939-6). A boy finds the courage to do the right thing in this novel about growing up, making friends, and being true to yourself. Ages 13–up.


An African Alphabet by Eric Walters, illus. by Sue Todd (Mar. 14, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1070-9). This ABC book introduces African animals. Ages up to 3.

More Than Balloons by Lorna Crozier, illus. by Rachelle Anne Miller (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1028-0), compiles rhymes celebrating love. Ages up to 3.

You Can Read by Helaine Becker, illus. by Mark Hoffmann (Feb. 28, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1324-3). This celebration of literacy portrays reading as a daring adventure. Ages 4–8.

Wolf Island by Nicholas Read, photos by Ian McAllister (Mar. 14, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1264-2). Photos illustrate this story of a wolf and his mate raising a family on an island off the rainforest coast. Ages 5–8.

Kings of the Court by Alison Hughes (Mar. 14, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1219-2). When a basketball coach is sidelined midseason, the team announcer and mascot step up to save the season. Ages 8–11.

Dominion by Shane Arbuthnott (Feb. 21, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1117-1). Molly and her family collect spirits aboard their airship—and one launches her on a hunt for the truth about her history. Ages 10–14.

Blood on the Beach by Sarah Harvey and Robin Stevenson (Mar. 21, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1293-2). After a peer disappears and an adult dies, teens on a remote island track down the culprit. Ages 12–up.

Drawn Away by Holly Bennett (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1252-9). Jack is whisked from math class into an encounter with the heroine of “The Little Match Girl.” Ages 12–up.

The Most Dangerous Thing by Leanne Lieberman (Mar. 7, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1184-3). A teen battling depression grapples with her relationship with her body and with a boy interested in her. Ages 12–up.

Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt (Feb. 28, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1146-1). When Declan learns the truth about his parents’ divorce, he must reconsider all he knows about his family and himself. Ages 12–up.


Just Enough issues Why Do Families Change? Our First Talk About Separation and Divorce by Jillian Roberts, illus. by Cindy Revell (Mar. 21, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0951-2), ages 3–6. Orca Echoes welcomes Justine McKeen, Thermostat Chat by Sigmund Brouwer (Mar. 28, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1201-7) and Wild Cards by Jeff Szpirglas (Feb. 14, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1211-6), both illus. by Dave Whamond, ages 7–9. Tank & Fizz are back in The Case of the Missing Mage by Liam O’Donnell, illus. by Mike Deas (Apr. 11, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1258-1), ages 8–11. Let’s Eat: Sustainable Food for a Hungry Planet by Kimberley Veness (Feb. 7, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0939-0) joins Orca Footprints, ages 8–12. And Orca Origins celebrates Birthdays: Beyond Cake and Ice Cream by Nikki Tate and Dani Tate-Stratton (Mar. 7, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1297-0), ages 9–12.

Orca Currents flows on with Bullies Rule by Monique Polak (Feb. 21, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1438-7), Food Freak by Alex Van Tol (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1339-7), Jungle Jitters by Lisa Dalrymple (Mar. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1349-6), and Quiz Queens by K.L. Denman (Feb. 14, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1396-0), ages 10–14. Orca Limelights presents He Who Dreams by Melanie Florence (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1102-7), Show Mode by Raquel Rivera (Mar. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1204-8), and Strings Attached by Diane Dakers (Feb. 21, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-0970-3), ages 11–14. Orca Sports adds Deadpoint by Nikki Tate (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1352-6), ages 11–15. Joining Orca Soundings are Desert Slam by Steven Barwin (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1372-4), Identify by Lesley Choyce (Apr. 18, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1406-6), In Plain Sight by Laura Langston (Feb. 7, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1416-5), and Pinch Me by Gabrielle Prendergast (Mar. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1364-9), ages 12–up. And Retribution introduces Terminate by Natasha Deen (Apr. 18, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1462-2), ages 12–up.

Orca/7th Generation


PathFinders greets Danny Blackgoat, Dangerous Passage by Tim Tingle (Feb. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-939053-15-2), ages 12–16.

Orca/Dancing Cat

The Bermuda Shipwreck by Eric Murphy (May 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77086-479-5). Forced by crooks to dive for sunken gold, cousins learn about a Civil War shipwreck and their family history. Ages 11–13.

The Darkhouse by Barbara Radecki (May 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77086-478-8). A teen discovers that the scientist she knows as her father may in fact be her kidnapper. Ages 13–up.

Orca/Heritage House


Coastal Spirit Tales releases Whale Child by Caroll Simpson (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77203-135-5), ages 5–8.


When We Were Alone by David Alexander Robertson, illus. by Julie Flett (Mar. 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55379-673-2). A girl asks about her grandmother’s past in this tale of empowerment and strength. Ages 4–8.

Fire Starters by Jen Storm, illus. by Scott B. Henderson (Mar. 1, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55379-685-5). After the sheriff’s son wrongly accuses two boys of arson, the truth gradually comes to light. Ages 12–14.

Will I See? by David Alexander Robertson, illus. by GMB Chomichuk (Mar. 1, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55379-674-9). In this story illuminating the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, a teen finds strength in the spirit of those from the past. Ages 14–up.


The Snow Knows by Jennifer McGrath, illus. by Josee Bisaillon (Feb. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-441-3) shares the joys of winter and the wilderness. Ages 3–8.

A Harbour Seal in Halifax by Doretta Groenendyk (Feb. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-414-7) relays the true story of a seal’s adventure on the streets of Halifax. Ages 4–9.

Abigail’s Wish by Gloria Ann Wesley, illus. by Richard Rudnicki (Feb. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-439-0), is a story of a black Loyalist family in the early years of the colony of Nova Scotia. Ages 5–9.

L’Nuk: The Mi’kmaq of Atlantic Canada by Theresa Meuse (Feb. 1, paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-452-9) traces the customs, tradition, and history of the Mi’kmaq people. Ages 7–10.

Cure for Wereduck by Dave Atkinson (Feb. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-445-1). When the full moon arrives and the rest of her family turns into wolves, Katie turns into a wereduck. Ages 8–12.

Black Water Rising by Robert Rayner (Feb. 1, paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77108-443-7). A teen is caught in the middle of a community controversy when rains threaten to flood his New Brunswick community. Ages 12–15.



The Blue Thread Saga continues with Seven Stitches by Ruth Tenzer Feldman (Feb. 14, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-932010-88-6), ages 14–18.

Orca/Second Story

Hand over Hand by Alma Fullerton, illus. by Renne Benoit (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-015-5). After persuading her grandfather to take her fishing, a girl catches the biggest fish of the day. Ages 5–8.

Where Will I Live? by Rosemary McCarney (Apr. 4, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-028-5). This photo-essay focuses on young refugees who’ve been forced from their homelands. Ages 5–9.

A Month of Mondays by Joelle Anthony (Mar. 7, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-026-1). A girl’s life is upended when her mother moves back to town after a 10-year absence. Ages 9–13.

Breaking Faith by E. Graziani (Mar. 14, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-024-7). A teen recounts her life in this novel about family, mental illness, and addiction. Ages 13–up.

The Pain Eater by Beth Goobie (Mar. 7, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-020-9). A rape victim finds that a class writing project involving one of her attackers might help her regain control of her life. Ages 13–up.

Saying Good-bye to London by Julie Burtinshaw (Mar. 14, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-029-2). Awaiting the arrival of their baby, two teens grapple with the reality of becoming parents. Ages 13–up.

Undiscovered Country by Jennifer Gold (Apr. 4, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-031-5). After her mother dies, Cat postpones college to work in a war-torn city, where a love interest clouds her future path. Ages 13–up.


Monster Baby by Sarah Dyer (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-27-5). Little Monster isn’t happy about the arrival of his baby brother—until he finds he has a new admirer. Ages 3–up.

My Daddy Is a Silly Monkey by Dianne Hofmeyr, illus. by Carol Thompson (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-13-8). A girl revels in growing up with a playful single father. Ages 3–up.

Six Blind Mice and an Elephant by Jude Daly (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-42-8). Based on an Indian fable, this animal tale is set in South Africa. Ages 4–up.

Surprise! Surprise! by Niki Daly (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-99-2). In the absence of a baby, a husband brings his wife a piglet to raise. Ages 4–up.

How to Be a Tiger by George Szirtes (Mar. 14, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-20-6) compiles poems featuring animals. Ages 5–up.

Where Zebras Go by Sue Hardy-Dawson (Mar. 14, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-31-2) rounds up poems spanning a range of themes. Ages 7–up.

Peter in Peril: Courage and Hope in World War Two by Helen Bate (Mar. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-57-2). In this graphic novel, a Hungarian boy experiences the terror of war. Ages 8–up.


Me Tall, You Small by Lilli L’Arronge (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-194-7) celebrates the complementary roles of parent and child. Ages 2–5.

Up! How Families Around the World Carry Their Little Ones by Susan Hughes, illus. by Ashley Barron (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-176-3) shows how parents carry babies in various locales. Ages 2–5.

Bill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Beak-Ache by Tyler Clark Burke (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-154-1). A bird with an aching beak turns to his friends for help. Ages 3–7.

Liam Takes a Stand by Troy Wilson, illus. by Josh Holinaty (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-161-9). Twins and their younger brother star in this tale of one-upmanship and strategic thinking. Ages 3–7.

Milo and Georgie by Bree Galbraith, illus. by Josée Bisaillon (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-170-1). In this story about adapting to change, Milo finally ventures outside of his house in a new city. Ages 3–7.

Phoebe Sounds It Out by Julie Zwillich, illus. by Denise Holmes (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-164-0). Phoebe struggles to learn how to spell her name at school. Ages 3–7.

My Canada: An Illustrated Atlas by Katherine Dearlove, illus. by Lori Joy Smith (May 16, hardcover, $18.67, ISBN 978-1-77147-264-7) prsents facts about Canada and a map of the country. Ages 4–8.

Simone: The Best Monster Ever! by Rémy Simard (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-293-7). Comics relay the friendship between a girl and a monster. Ages 5–8.

Moto and Me: My Year as a Wildcat’s Foster Mom by Suzi Eszterhas (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-242-5). This wildlife photographer reveals how she cared for an orphaned wildcat in Kenya. Ages 7–10.

Meatless? A Fresh Look at What You Eat by Sarah Elton, illus. by Julie McLaughlin (May 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-926818-43-6), is an introduction to vegetarianism. Ages 8–12.


You Are gains You Are Three by Sara O’Leary, illus. by Karen Klassen (Mar. 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-074-2), ages up to 3. And new Chirp stories, adapted by J. Torres, are Foiled Again (Mar. 14, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-191-6), Sandnado (Mar. 14, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-185-5), Treasure Trap (Mar. 14, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-187-9), and Volcano Escape (Mar. 14, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-189-3), ages 3–7.

Page Street

100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever! Become an Expert on Bugs, Beetles, Worms, Frogs, Snakes, Birds, Plants and More by Colleen Kessler (May 2, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-373-1) offers activities and facts about backyard creatures and nature. Ages 5–12.

Epic Lego Adventures with Bricks You Already Have: Build Crazy Worlds Where Aliens Live on the Moon, Dinosaurs Walk Among Us, a Mad Scientist Clones an Army of Mutant Bugs and You Bring Their Hilarious Tales to Life by Sarah Dees (July 25, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-386-1) rounds up building projects using Lego bricks. Ages 6–12.


Good Morning, Grumple by Victoria Allenby, illus. by Manon Gauthier (Mar. 22, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-014-7). A mother fox knows how to cajole her reluctant offsping to get up in the morning. Ages 1–3.

Under the Umbrella by Catherine Buquet, illus. by Marion Arbona (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-016-1). When the wind snatches a man’s umbrella and drops it at a boy’s feet, a friendship ensues. Ages 4–8.

Water’s Children by Angèle Delaunois, trans. by Erin Woods, illus. by Gérard Frischeteau (Apr. 21, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-015-4). Kids from around the world tell what water means to them. Ages 4–8.

When the Rain Comes by Alma Fullerton, illus. by Kim La Fave (Feb. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-012-3). A girl in Sri Lanka helps with the monsoon-season rice planting for the first time. Ages 4–8.

Waiting for Sophie by Sarah Ellis, illus. by Carmen Mok (Apr. 3, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-020-8). A boy impatient for his sister to be old enough to play with him gets some help from his Nana. Ages 5–8.

My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo (Mar. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-010-9). In a refugee camp, a Syrian boy is consumed by thoughts of what he has lost. Ages 6–10.

Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess by Shari Green (May 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-017-8). A deaf girl struggles with resentment as her mother sells their house and adds a stepfather and stepsisters to their family. Ages 8–12.

Road Signs That Say West by Sylvia Gunnery (May 1, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-023-9). During a road trip across Canada, the bonds among three sisters are by turns tested and strengthened. Ages 12–18.

Pan Macmillan

Alien Adventure by Yu-hsuan Huang (Apr. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-3579-9). Two boys build a rocket and zoom off on a space adventure with aliens. Ages 3–5.

Fairy Friends by Yu-hsuan Huang (Apr. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-3578-2). A fairy whisks two girls off to Fairyland in this interactive story. Ages 3–5.

Zippo the Super Hippo by Kes Gray, illus. by Nikki Dyson (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7991-4) introduces a hippo who aspires to be a flying superhero. Ages 3–7.

Animal Stories for 5 Year Olds (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-3877-6) and Animal Stories for 6 Year Olds (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-3878-3), selected by Helen Paiba, collect tales by various authors. Ages 5–7.

Dindy and the Elephant by Elizabeth Laird (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4472-7240-3). A British child comes to terms with leaving her beloved childhood home in India. Ages 7–9.

The Story of Holly and Ivy by Rumer Godden, illus. by Christian Birmingham (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0505-1). On Christmas, an orphan knows the doll she sees in a shop window is meant for her. Ages 7–9.

The Doll’s House by Rumer Godden, illus. by Jane Ray (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-3669-7). A new illustrator revives Godden’s story of the life of a doll family whose world is upended when a cruel new doll moves in. Ages 7–10.

Jake’s Tower by Elizabeth Laird (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-2671-1). When life becomes unbearable, Jake and his mother run away to the home of his formidable grandmother. Ages 8–13.

Reaching the Stars: Poems About Extraordinary Women & Girls by Jan Dean, Liz Brownlee, and Michaela Morgan (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-1428-2), collects poems about real and fictional females who accomplished impressive things no matter what society thought. Ages 9–12.


Princess Mirror-Belle stars in Princess Mirror-Belle Bind Up 1 by Julia Donaldson (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-3872-1), ages 5–7. Jeremy James returns in Elephants Don’t Sit on Cars (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-1876-1) and Never Say Moo to a Bull (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-1878-5) by David Henry Wilson, illus. by Axel Scheffler, ages 5–10. Moone Boy issues The Marvellous Activity Manual by Chris O’Dowd and Nick V. Murphy (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-3259-0), ages 8–12. And Masquerade by Laura Lam (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5098-0778-9) joins the Micah Grey Trilogy, ages 12–up.


Down, Up, Pup: Listen, Look, and Learn Opposites by Annie Baker, illus. by Kasia Nowowiejska (Mar. 21, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-3323-3). A puppy helps teach opposites. Ages 1–3.

All the Ways I Love You (Mar. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-9012-0) and Good Night Little One (Mar. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-9011-3) by Susan Larkin, illus. by Jacqueline East. These board-book tales spotlight 10 animal families. Ages 2–4.

Animals (May 12, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-7800-5) and My World (May 12, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-7798-5) are lift-the-flap chunky board books introducing animals; and nature. Ages 2–4.

Bedtime Lullabies (Mar. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-9018-2) and Bedtime Prayers (Mar. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-9019-9), illus. by Stephen Witlow, feature classic and modern entries. Ages 2–4.

Hoot Howl Halloween by Becky Wilson, illus. by Samantha Meredith (June 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-7116-7). This book with a sound button explores a haunted house. Ages 2–4.

Noisy Baby Animals (June 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-4572-4) and Noisy Backyard (June 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-4571-7) are photographic books revealing sounds of nature. Ages 2–4.

A Treasury to Read with Grandma, illus. by Rebecca Harry (July 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-7495-3) compiles 80-plus stories and rhymes. Ages 3–6.


Little Baby Bum stars in four musical storybooks, including 5 Little Monkeys (Mar. 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-9497-5) and The Wheels on the Bus (Mar. 10, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-9503-3), ages 1–2. Little Learners welcomes Little Box of Books (Apr. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-7566-0), My First Letters (Apr. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6974-4), and My First Numbers (Apr. 7, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6976-8), ages 1–2. And new Magical Stories include Disney Bambi Magical Story (June 30, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-7413-7), and Scooby-Doo Magical Story (Apr. 7, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4748-6868-6), ages 5–8.


An Animal ABC by Alice Pattullo (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-313-4) takes an alphabetical tour of the animal kingdom. Ages 4–6.

Fly Away Peter by Frank Dickens, illus. by Ralph Steadman (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-321-9), tells of the friendship between a giraffe with a short neck and a bird who can’t fly. Ages 5–7.

The Amazing Dinosaur Detectives: Amazing Facts, Myths and Quirks of the Dinosaur World by Maggie Li (Apr. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-307-3) explores all things dinosaur. Ages 5–8.

The Saga of Erik the Viking by Terry Jones, illus. by Michael Foreman (June 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-314-1). Erik and his crew go in search of adventure in this tale originally published in 1983. Ages 9–12.


New Fairy Tale retellings by Lynn Roberts-Maloney, illus. by David Roberts, are Cinderella: An Art Deco Fairy Tale (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-319-6), Sleeping Beauty: A Mid-Century Fairy Tale (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-291-5), ages 3–6; and Rapunzel: A Groovy 1970s Fairy Tale (Apr. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84365-318-9), ages 5–7.


Fantastic Flowers by Susan Stockdale (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-952-0) introduces an array unusual flowers. Ages 2–6.

Spectacular Spots/Magníficas manchas by Susan Stockdale (Mar. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-978-0). This bilingual book reveals the different reasons animals sport spots. Ages 2–6.

Mrs. McBee Leaves Room 3 by Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan, illus. by Grace Zong (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-944-5). At the end of the year, kids find a way to celebrate their teacher. Ages 3–7.

Prince Ribbit by Jonathan Emmett, illus. by Poly Bernatene (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-761-8). In this twist on “The Frog Prince,” Martha is skeptical that a talking frog will turn into a prince. Ages 3–7.

Zebra on the Go by Jill Nogales, illus. by Lorraine Rocha (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-911-7). What happens when circus animals dash out of the ring? Ages 4–8.

Flowers for Sarajevo by John McCutcheon, illus. by Kristy Caldwell (Apr. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-943-8). This story of a boy who discovers the power of beauty and kindness during wartime in Bosnia includes a musical CD. Ages 7–10.


William Bee’s Stanley sets up shop in Stanley’s Store (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-868-4), ages 3–7. King & Kayla sleuth on in King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-877-6) and King & Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-878-3) by Dori Hillestad Butler, illus. by Nancy Meyers, ages 7–9. Dog Chronicles welcomes Leo, Dog of the Sea by Alison Hart, illus. by Michael G. Montgomery (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-964-3), ages 7–10. And Fred Bowen Sports Stories picks up Outside Shot by Bowen (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-955-1), ages 7–12.


Littlest Streetcar by Vernon Smith (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2189-7). When the larger New Orleans streetcars need help, Charlie the maintenance streetcar comes to their rescue. All ages.

Mumbo Jumbo, Stay Out of the Gumbo by Johnette Downing, illus. by Jennifer Lindsley (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2300-6). During Cajun Mardi Gras, a rooster vows that he will not end up in the gumbo. All ages.

Chicory and Roux: The Creole Mouse and the Cajun Mouse by Todd-Michael St. Pierre, illus. by Lee Brandt Randall (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2237-5). In this retelling of an Aesop classic, a city mouse and a bayou mouse agree to disagree about their cultural traditions. Ages 3–8.

Tad Lucas: Trick-Riding Cowgirl by Laura B. Edge, illus. by Stephanie Ford (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2277-1), is a biography of this Texan woman renowned for her daring riding. Ages 5–8.

Hiding Game by Gwen Strauss, illus. by Herb Leonhard (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2265-8), tells of the daughter of poet André Breton, whose family hid from the Nazis in France. Ages 5–10.

Lotta Crabtree: Gold Rush Fairy Star by Lois V. Harris (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2230-6) spotlights this performer who supported her family by entertaining miners during the Gold Rush. Ages 6–12.

Saluting Our Grandmas: Women of World War II by Col. Cassie Barlow USAF (Ret.) and Sue Norrod (May 1, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2319-8) compiles stories about women who served in WWII. Ages 8–12.

The Sioux Code Talkers of World War II by Andrea Page (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2243-6) follows seven Sioux who joined the First Cavalry in WWII and fought against Japan. Ages 8–12.

A Dog Steals Home by Kathleen Schrenk (Mar. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2228-3). A boy who volunteers at a dog shelter must make important decisions that will affect others. Ages 8–13.

Penguin/Cartoon Network


Adventure Time gains Friendship and Junk, illus. by J.J. Harrison (Feb. 28, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15802-1), ages 8–12. Steven Universe stars in Keep Beach City Weird: You Can’t Hide the Truth!!! by Ben Levin and Matt Burnett (Apr. 18, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99515-0), ages 8–12. And We Bare Bears issues Bears: Awesome at Everything by Christa Roberts (Apr. 18, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99615-7), ages 8–12.


Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd) by Julie Bowe (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3693-1) is a novel about an introvert trying to hide her parents’ divorce, and the new girl who wants to steal her best friend. Ages 7–9.

The Girl in Between by Sarah Carroll (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2860-3). In an old mill, a girl and her mother take shelter from memories of life on the streets—until developers show up. Ages 12–up.

Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel (June 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2817-7). After discovering a break-up letter addressed to “You” that her sister wrote the day she died, Juniper is determined to find the addressee. Ages 12–up.


Found Dogs by Erica Sirotich (July 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18641-7) is a counting tale featuring dogs adopted from a shelter. Ages 2–5.

Black Belt Bunny by Jacky Davis, illus. by Jay Fleck (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42902-9). A bunny with a black belt is faced with a daunting task: making a salad. Ages 3–5.

Charlotte and the Rock by Stephen W. Martin, illus. by Samantha Cotterill (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99389-7). When a girl asks for a pet and receives a rock, they become best friends. Ages 3–5.

Daddy Honk Honk by Rosalinde Bonnet (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18676-9). A fox’s friends help him figure out how to be a good father to a noisy gosling. Ages 3–5.

Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel by Adam Rubin, illus. by Daniel Salmieri (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42888-6). The dragons continue their search for tacos in this follow-up tale. Ages 3–5.

Flash the Fish by Paul Kor (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2746-0). A shiny silver fish and his family help a lost baby whale find her way back home. Ages 3–5.

The Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Helen Oxenbury (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2797-2). Rabbit and his friends try to solve the mystery of the scary voice coming from his burrow. Ages 3–5.

Mama’s Kisses by Kate McMullan, illus. by Tao Nyeu (Mar. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42832-9). Rainforest animal mothers call their wandering babies to bed with a lullaby. Ages 3–5.

Splat! by Jon Burgerman (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2876-4). In this book featuring visual gags, a flip of the page brings such happenings as a pie in the face and a deluge of water balloons. Ages 3–5.

Blue Sky White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus, illus. by Kadir Nelson (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3700-6), pays tribute to the beauty and wonder of America’s history, landscape, and symbols. Ages 4–8.

The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2792-7). Splotches and spots become part of an artist’s works in this look at how “mistakes” can inspire creativity. Ages 4–8.

Life on Mars by Jon Agee (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53852-0). A young space explorer visiting Mars is sure there is no life on the planet—so who ate the cupcakes he brought for a snack? Ages 4–8.

Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Kristi Valiant (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4021-1), offers poems celebrating dance, plus a CD. Ages 5–8.

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay Haring, illus. by Robert Neubecker (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42819-0), is a biography of this pop artist, written by his sister. Ages 5–8.

Cosmic Commandos by Christopher Eliopoulos (July 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99448-1). In this graphic novel, different-as-can-be twin brothers accidentally bring their favorite video game to life. Ages 8–12.

The Bone Snatcher by Charlotte Salter (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18634-9). Murder, madness, and sea monsters combine in this novel set on an eerie island. Ages 10–14.

See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18637-0) relays the story of a space-obsessed boy, his dog Carl Sagan, and his journey toward family, love, and hope. Ages 10–up.

You May Already Be a Winner by Ann Dee Ellis (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99385-9). A girl trying to keep hope alive plots to win a big jackpot so she and her sister can leave their trailer park. Ages 10–up.

The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4052-5). A teen who has lined up a summer job at a lakeside house discovers his eccentric boss has an affinity for attending funerals. Ages 12–up.

And Then There Were Four by Nancy Werlin (June 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4072-3). A group of teens struggle to save themselves when it seems their parents are plotting to have them killed. Ages 14–up.


Ladybug Girl by Jacky Davis, illus. by David Soman, welcomes Ladybug Girl and Her Papa (May 9, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4035-8), ages up to 3; and Ladybug Girl’s Day Out with Grandpa (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4032-7), ages 3–5. Ordinary People Change the World spotlights I Am Sacagawea by Brad Meltzer, illus. by Christopher Eliopoulos (June 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42853-4), ages 5–8. Bea Garcia is back in The Curse of Einstein’s Pencil by Deborah Zemke (June 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4155-3), ages 6–9. And Hamster Princess encounters Giant Trouble by Ursula Vernon (May 9, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18652-3), ages 8–12.


Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99485-6). A girl who was set adrift in a skiff as a baby tries to piece together her history in this novel about identity and belonging. Ages 10–up.

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42589-2). A girl who has left her old life behind is at the center of this novel about grief, friendship, and the healing power of kindness. Ages 14–up.

Penguin/Grosset & Dunlap

Albert the Alphabetical Elephant (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15731-4) and Grandfather Clock (Mar. 7, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15733-8) are tales about learning the alphabet and telling time. Ages 3–5.

Second Grade, Here I Come! by D.J. Steinberg, illus. by Laura Wood (June 27, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15809-0), compiles classroom poems for second graders. Ages 5–7.


Joining The World of Eric Carle is I Love Mom with The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Mar. 14, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53346-3), ages 3–5. The Escapades of Clint McCool by Jane Kelley, illus. by Jessika von Innerebner, starts up with Octo-Man and the Headless Monster (May 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48753-3) and Sol-Ray Man and the Freaky Flood (May 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53339-5), ages 6–8. George Brown, Class Clown is back in Return to the Scene of the Burp by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Aaron Blecha (Mar. 21, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48287-3), ages 6–8. The Haunted Library releases The Ghosts at the Movie Theater by Dori Hillestad Butler, illus. by Aurore Damant (Feb. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53436-1), ages 6–8. And The Kid from Planet Z debuts with Crash! (May 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49012-0) and Don’t Sneeze! (May 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53343-2) by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Louis Thomas, ages 6–8.

The Fantastic Frame continues with Look Out! Ghost Mountain Below by Lin Oliver (July 11, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48093-0), ages 7–9. The Kat Sinclair Files welcomes Final Girl by Michelle Schusterman, illus. by Stephanie Olesh (July 25, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-448-47982-8), ages 8–12. Power Rangers come to the rescue in Tournament of Terror by Neo Edmund (June 13, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15971-4) and The Venomous Eclipse by Adrianne Ambrose (June 13, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15970-7), ages 8–12. And What Was...? continues with What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs? by Megan Stine, illus. by Gregory Copeland (Feb. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53264-0); What Was the Holocaust? by Gail Herman, illus. by Jerry Hoare (June 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53390-6); and What Was the Wild West? by Janet B. Pascal, illus. by Stephen Marchesi (Apr. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54424-8), ages 8–12.

Joining Where Is...? are Where Are the Galapagos Islands? by Megan Stine, illus. by John Hinderliter (May 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53387-6); and Where Is the Eiffel Tower? by Dina Anastasio, illus. by Tim Foley (May 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53384-5), ages 8–12. Who Was...? welcomes four additions including Who Are the Rolling Stones? by Dana Meachen Rau, illus. by Andrew Thomson and Nancy Harrison (Apr. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99558-7); and Who Was Princess Diana? by Ellen Labrecque, illus. by Jerry Hoare (Apr. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-448-48855-4), ages 8–12. And Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal picks up Song of the Dark Crystal by J.M. Lee, illus. by Cory Godbey (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53981-7), ages 12–up.


Baby Boo, I Love You by Sheryl Haft, illus. by Jane Massey (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54782-9). Interacting with her beloved doll, a girl emulates a warm parent-child relationship. Ages 3–5.

I Just Want to Say Good Night by Rachel Isadora (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17384-4). As the sun sets on the African veld, a girl delays bedtime by bidding each animal goodnight. Ages 3–5.

Steppin’ Out: Jaunty Rhymes for Playful Times by Lin Oliver, illus. by Tomie dePaola (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17434-6). This poetry collection by the creators of Little Poems for Tiny Ears celebrates joyful toddler activities. Ages 3–5.

The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra by Marc Tyler Nobleman, illus. by Ana Aranda (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17443-8). Three goats are fearful of being eaten by a legendary monster. Ages 5–8.

Lexie the Word Wrangler by Rebecca Van Slyke, illus. by Jessie Hartland (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16957-1), introduces a cowgirl who would rather wrangle words than cattle. Ages 5–8.

Ben’s Revolution: Benjamin Russell and the Battle of Bunker Hill by Nathaniel Philbrick, illus. by Wendell Minor (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16674-7). This story of a boy living in Boston at the start of the Revolution is a young readers’ adaptation of, Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, a Revolution. Ages 7–9.

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54644-0). Based on the author’s life, this is the story of a Cuban girl adjusting to her new life in New York City in the 1960s. Ages 10–up.

Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy (July 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54456-9) reveals the friendship between a white girl and her elderly black neighbor in 1960s Georgia. Ages 10–up.


The Almost Impossible Thing by Basak Agaoglu, edited by Michael Green (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54827-7). Though her friends try to deter her, a rabbit insists on finding a way to fly. Ages 3–7.

Marigold Bakes a Cake by Mike Malbrough (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3738-2). A fastidious, excitable cat who loves to bake is driven to distraction by some busybody birds. Ages 3–7.

Pass It On by Sophy Henn (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54775-1) celebrates the excitement of sharing life’s joys with others. Ages 3–7.

The Ring Bearer by Floyd Cooper (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16740-9). In this story about a blended African-American family, a boy takes his role in his mama’s wedding very seriously. Ages 3–7.

Time Out! by Ale Barba (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16304-3). During a time out in his bedroom, a boy discovers a spaceship to board, a starry sky to visit, and a moon to circle around. Ages 3–7.

The Castle in the Mist by Amy Ephron (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54698-3). Tess and Max discover a magical castle where wishes come true—if hawthorn trees don’t get you first. Ages 8–12.

The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17500-8). After her parents divorce, Winnie barricades herself in her treehouse—and her friends decide to join her. Ages 8–12.

Bone Jack by Sara Crowe (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17651-7). In this story of magic and myth, a boy straddles the worlds of life and death to save his father and best friend. 10–up.

Crazy Messy Beautiful by Carrie Arcos (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17553-4). A boy blindsided by the complications of love and art stars in this story about tumultuous teenage romance. Ages 12–up.

Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular by Mayim Bialik (May 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54860-4). This actress and scientist offers advice to help teens shape their futures. Ages 12–up.

The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54701-0). A girl with no short-term memory perseveres to find a boy able to penetrate her fractured mind. Ages 12–up.

Speak of Me As I Am by Sonia Belasco (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54676-1). This story of grief, honesty, and the healing power of art focuses on two teens suffering the loss of a loved one. Ages 12–up.

This Impossible Light by Lily Myers (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17372-1). This novel in verse explores body image, eating disorders, self-worth, and inherited psychological scars. Ages 12–up.

An Uninterrupted View of the Sky by Melanie Crowder (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16900-7). This tale of corruption, greed, survival, and family is set in Bolivia’s crime world. Ages 12–up.

Ten Miles One Way by Patrick Downes (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54499-6). A boy knows that his love for a mentally ill girl runs deeper than the demons that plague her. Ages 14–up.


Terry Border’s Peanut Butter is back in Peanut Butter’s Delicious Colors (July 11, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54883-3), ages up to 3. What’s the Big Deal presents What’s the Big Deal About Freedom by Ruby Shamir, illus. by Matt Faulkner (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54728-7), ages 4–8. Princess Juniper of Torr by Ammi-Joan Paquette (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17153-6) is the final Princess Juniper adventure, ages 8–12. And The Raven Files adds Enemy Exposure by Meghan Rogers (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17618-0), ages 12–up.

Penguin/Price Stern Sloan

Raybot and Weebot by Adam F. Watkins (June 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8431-8301-6). When the star of Raybot Robot finds a tiny robot in the junkyard, he discovers the kid brother he never had. Ages 3–5.



Spy Dog stars in Gunpowder Plot by Andrew Cope (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-14-136999-0), ages 7–10. And Puffin + Pantone issues five new classics, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (May 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28903-7) and Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (May 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28899-3).


Charlie’s Boat by Kit Chase (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25702-5). Charlie, Lulu, and Oliver have a fishing adventure in this companion to Lulu’s Party and Oliver’s Tree. Ages 3–5.

Garcia & Colette Go Exploring by Hannah Barnaby, illus. by Andrew Joyner (June 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17675-3). When friends can’t agree on where to go, they set off on their own journeys. Ages 3–5.

Play with Me! by Michelle Lee (Jan. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN, 978-0-399-54601-3). Pip wants to play with Nico, but Nico wants to play his cello. Ages, 3-5.

Sometimes It’s Storks by L.J.R. Kelly, illus. by the Brothers Hilts (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25682-0). A stork misplaces a baby in this tale riffing on the question of where babies come from. Ages 3–5.

Dad and the Dinosaur by Gennifer Choldenko, illus. by Dan Santat (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-24353-0). With the help of his father and a toy dinosaur, a boy tackles his fears. Ages 5–8.

The Great Henry Hopendower by Justin Roberts, illus. by Deborah Hocking (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25744-5). An aspiring magician’s late grandfather taught him that magic is everywhere. Ages 5–8.

My Little Half-Moon by Douglas Todd Jennerich, illus. by Kate Berube (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16901-4). A determined child goes the extra mile to cheer up the shy, lonely half moon. Ages 5–8.

Prince and Pirate by Charlotte Gunnufson, illus. by Mike Lowery (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17604-3). Two fish with big personalities feud over their shared tank—until a smaller fish arrives. Ages 5–8.

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Badness of Badgers by John Dougherty, illus. by Sam Ricks (Feb. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99662-1). Debuting a series that’s a send-up of fantasy quest novels, this tale involves a campaign to rid the kingdom of Great Kerfuffle of badgers. Ages 8–12.

Ashes to Asheville by Sarah Dooley (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16504-7). Two sisters take off on a road trip to fulfill their mother’s dying wish. Ages 10–up.

Edgeland by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17581-7). In this thriller set in a world with edges with an abyss below, two kids discover that what exists beyond the abyss is worse then anyone had imagined. Ages 10–up.

Jasper and the Riddle of Riley’s Mine by Caroline Starr Rose (Feb. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16811-6). Two brothers escaping an abusive father set out on a treacherous journey to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush. Ages 10–up.

Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3962-1) relays the story of the romance between young Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler in 1777. Ages 12–up.

Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17163-5). In feudal Japan, an alchemist whose father is a samurai uncovers a history of secrets, betrayal, and murder. Ages 12–up.

A Psalm for Lost Girls by Katie Bayerl (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54525-2). When saintly Tess dies and people want her canonized, her sister tries to prove that Tess was more than a saint. Ages 12–up.

Nemesis by Brendan Reichs (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54493-4). This sci-fi duology launch introduces a girl who is murdered every other year on her birthday, only to wake up hours later. Ages 12–up.

Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54461-3). Loyalties collide, friendships are tested, and romance blooms in a world where the sea is rising—and is inescapable. Ages 14–up.

Rosie Girl by Julie Shepard (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54864-2). After her father dies, a troubled teen searching for her birth mother uncovers disturbing family secrets. Ages 14–up.


Princess Posey, First Grader stars in Princess Posey and the First Grade Play by Stephanie Greene, illus. by Stephanie Roth Sisson (Feb. 7, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17568-8), ages 5–8. Conspiracy of Us concludes with The Ends of the World by Maggie Hall (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16652-5), ages 12–up. And Marie Lu’s Legend wraps up with Champion: The Graphic Novel (Apr. 25, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53434-7), ages 12–up.


And We’re Off by Dana Schwartz (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49381-7). A teen’s plans are upended when her mother abruptly decides to join her on her summer trip across Europe. Ages 12–up.

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99910-3). In this sci-fi duology debut, a princess-in-exile and her accused killer fight to save the universe. Ages 12–up.

The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-858-2). Set in a world inspired by ancient India, this stars a princess who unlocks ancestral magic to save her land. Ages 12–up.

A Million Junes by Emily Henry (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49396-1). In this follow-up to The Love That Split the World, teens from feuding families fall in love and uncover a curse. Ages 12–up.

This Is Really Happening by Erin Chack (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49358-9). BuzzFeed editor Chack chronicles her life experiences in this essay collection. Ages 12–up.

The Valiant by Lesley Livingston (Feb. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49378-7) recounts a girl’s tumultuous journey from Celtic princess to female gladiator and darling of the Roman empire. Ages 12–up.


Dragons vs. Drones continues with Enemy of the Realm by Wesley King (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-799-8), ages 8–12. Teddycats return in Claws of Life by Mike Storey (May 30, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99885-4), ages 8–12. The Glittering Court gains Midnight Jewel by Richelle Mead (May 30, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-843-8), ages 12–up. And The Merciless issues The Merciless III: Origins of Evil by Danielle Vega (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49352-7), ages 14–up.

Penguin/Razorbill Canada

Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery by Melanie Fishbane (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-14-319125-4) spotlights Montgomery’s teenage years on Prince Edward Island. Ages 12–up.

Shooter by Caroline Pignat (Apr. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-318758-5). A lockdown at their high school traps five students in the boys’ restroom. Ages 12–up.


ABC Pasta: An Entertaining Alphabet by Juana Medina Rosas (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99978-3) uses pasta, noodles, and a few forks and spoons to help teach the alphabet. Ages up to 3.

If I Were a Kangaroo by Mylisa Larsen, illus. by Anna Raff (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46958-8). At bedtime, a parent imagines all the animals he or she might be. Ages up to 3.

Say Hello, Sophie by Rosemary Wells (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99925-7). A toddler’s grandmother helps her realize that saying “hello” to grown-ups isn’t so hard after all. Ages up to 3.

Little Excavator by Anna Dewdney (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99920-2). As Big Rigs work hard at a construction site, they find a job that only Little Excavator can do. Ages 2–5.

Lily’s Cat Mask by Julie Fortenberry (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28799-6). Wearing her cat mask, Lily is ready to start a new school—and then her teacher makes her remove it. Ages 4–6.

Splotch by Gianna Marino (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46957-1). When a boy’s fish disappears from its bowl, he fears it’s been stolen—but his knowing mother finds a solution. Ages 4–6.

Give Bees a Chance by Bethany Barton (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01694-5) celebrates bees and their importance to humankind. Ages 4–8.

Renato and the Lion by Barbara DiLorenzo (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47641-8). Combining history and magic, this tells of a boy whose family immigrates from Italy to America during WWII. Ages 5–7.

The Quest for Z: The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in the Amazon by Greg Pizzoli (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01653-2) profiles this British explorer who disappeared from the Amazon jungle in 1925. Ages 8–12.

Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. by Betsy Bird (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47731-6) compiles short stories, essays, comics, and poems by 25 contemporary authors. Ages 8–12.

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99723-9). A Miami boy learns the power of poetry and protest when a developer threatens his community. Ages 10–up.

Felix Yz by Lisa Bunker (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28850-4) chronicles the month leading up to the procedure that will separate Felix from the fourth-dimensional creature living inside him. Ages 10–up.

The Metropolitans by Carol Goodman (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99766-6). The day Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, four teens help a museum curator find a book of Arthurian legends that holds the key to preventing another attack. Ages 10–up.

My Future Ex-Girlfriend by Jake Gerhardt (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47541-1). The three stars of Me and Miranda Mullaly fumble through boyfriend territory for the first time. Ages 10–up.

Well, That Was Awkward by Rachel Vail (Feb. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01308-1). In this take on Cyrano de Bergerac, many twists occur before the perfect eighth-grade couple gets together. Ages 10–up.

The Fashion Committee by Susan Juby (May 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46878-9). A girl and a boy with different artistic passions enter a fashion competition that will change both of their lives. Ages 12–up.

Once and for All by Sarah Dessen (June 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29033-0). When Ambrose comes to work for Louna’s wedding-planner mother, Louna is appalled by how many women he dates, and he’s appalled by her refusal to socialize. Ages 12–up.

Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28759-0). Ingrid must survive a grueling wilderness experience to prove to her mother that she has the strength to pursue her dreams. Ages 14–up.

A Good Idea by Cristina Moracho (Feb. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47624-1). In a Maine town full of secrets, a teen is determined to bring her best friend’s murderer to justice. Ages 14–up.

Perfect Ten by L. Philips (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28811-5). After breaking up with the only other gay guy at school, Sam searches for love in this rom-com with a touch of magic. Ages 14–up.


Jonathan London’s Froggy reappears in Froggy Goes to Grandma’s (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99964-6), ages 3–5. The Witches of Benevento continues with Respect Your Ghosts by John Bemelmans Marciano, illus. by Sophie Blackall (Apr. 18, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47183-3), ages 7–10. Smithsonian adds Seven Wonders of the Solar System by David Aguilar (May 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47685-2), ages 10–up. The Dove Chronicles by Karen Bao concludes with Dove Alight (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-46903-8), ages 12–up. And Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton (Mar. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47785-9) joins Rebel of the Sands, ages 12–up.


Big Brother Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale by Beatrix Potter, illus. by Eleanor Taylor (Mar. 7, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-241-29333-1), debuts a series of tales dealing with first experiences and emotions. Ages 3–5.


Spot stars in Find Spot at the Museum by Eric Hill (June 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-137596-0), ages 3–5.

Penguin Young Readers


Kate and Mim-Mim by Lana Jacobs presents Kate in Oz (June 6, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15772-7), ages 3–5; and Little Kate Riding Hood (June 6, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15771-0), ages 6–7. Doctor Who, originated by Roger Hargreaves, offers four mashup storybooks by Adam Hargreaves, including Dr. First (Apr. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15846-5) and Dr. Twelfth (Apr. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15849-6), ages 3–7. Max and Ruby appear in Max’s Bug (June 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15741-3) and Max’s Lunch (June 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15738-3) by Rosemary Wells, illus. by Andrew Grey, ages 6–7.

Smithsonian gains Curious About Ice Cream by Bonnie Bader (June 20, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15773-4) and Scary Plants! by Janet Lawler (Feb. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53372-2), ages 6–8; and Spacesuits by James Buckley Jr. (June 20, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15776-5), ages 8–9. Animal Jam kicks off with Call of the Alphas by Ellis Byrd (June 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53447-7) and The Phantoms’ Secret by Christa Roberts (June 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-451-53448-4), ages 8–12. What Would Captain Picard Do? Captain’s Orders from the U.S.S. Enterprise by Brandon T. Snider (May 16, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15714-7) is a new Star Trek novel, ages 8–12. And Power Rangers star in The Legend of Ninja Steel (June 13, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15976-9), ages 6–8.

Penguin UK

Ladybird Five Minute Stories (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-241-24242-1) collects bedtime tales featuring animals, pirates, and magical adventures. Ages 5–9.

No Turning Back by Beverley Naidoo (Apr. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-14-136890-0). A shopkeeper befriends Sipho as he struggles to survive on the city streets of South Africa in the 1990s. Ages 14–up.


Puffin Books gains The Animals of Farthing Wood: The Adventure Begins by Colin Dann (Apr. 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-14-136874-0) and Mistress Masham’s Repose by T.H. White (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-136873-3), ages 7–9; and Beowulf, Dragon Slayer by Rosemary Sutcliff (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-136869-6), ages 9–11.


When You Never Said Goodbye: An Adoptee’s Search for Her Birth Mother: A Novel in Poems and Journal Entries by Meg Kearney (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-89255-479-9). An aspiring poet searches for her birth mother in this novel. Ages 9–17.



Little Frog returns in Little Frog and the Spring Polliwogs by Jane Yolen, illus. by Ellen Shi (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-22-9), ages 3–5.

Peter Pauper

Rosie & Crayon by Deborah Marcero (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-2287-6) is a story addressing a child’s loss of a pet, process of grief, and ability to love again. Ages 4–8.

Teddy the Terrible by Christian Jolibois, illus. by Marianne Barcilon (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-2318-7). A young forest bully becomes a lovable teddy after the intervention of a mama bear. Ages 4–8.


Animals Hide and Sneak: Animals by Bastien Contraire (May 22, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7422-7). Spreads present images that belong together—except one. Ages 1–3.

Circle, Triangle, Elephant: A Book of Shapes and Surprises by Kenji Oikawa and Mayuko Takeuc (Apr. 24, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7411-1) introduces common—and unexpected—shapes. Ages 1–3.

Before & After by Jean Julien (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7408-1). Readers flip back and forth to compare before-and-after scenarios. Ages 2–4.

Are You A Monkey? A Tale of Animal Charades by Marine Rivoal (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7417-3). Animals play charades in this tale revealing animal behavior and characteristics. Ages 3–5.


First Concepts with Fine Artists unveils Birds & Other Animals with Pablo Picasso (Apr. 24, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7418-0), ages 1–3. And Cook in a Book serves up Pizza! An Interactive Recipe Book by Lotta Nieminen (May 22, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7409-8), ages 2–4.

Poisoned Pen

The Last to Die by Kelly Garrett (Apr. 4, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-929345-30-4). A pact that bored friends make to break into each other’s houses spins out of control when one of them is killed. Ages 14–18.


Faith Flores Science Mysteries adds Code Red by Janie Chodosh (Feb. 7, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-929345-28-1), ages 14–18.


City of Angels by Kristi Belcamino (May 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-943818-43-3). A destitute L.A. teen living above a punk-rock bar risks her life investigating the disappearance of a girl. Ages 13–18.


Devon Santos stars in Thunder Road by Ted Dawe (June 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-943818-44-0), ages 13–18. And Vengeance by Gregg Olsen continues in The Boy She Left Behind (Mar. 14, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-943818-31-0), ages 13–18.

Pomegranate Kids

Claire Winteringham’s Alphabet Parade by Claire Winteringham (Mar. 1, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7659-9) is an ABC book starring a cast of animals. Ages up to 5.

Lines and Triangles and Squares, Oh My! by Zoe Burke, illus. by Carey Hall (Mar. 1, hardcover, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-7864-7). A cat discovers the different shapes found in the world. Ages up to 5.


The Funniest Knock Knock Jokes Ever (May 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-365-1) and The Wackiest Joke Book Ever (May 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-62686-380-4). Joke collections. Ages 6–up.


Baby to Brooklyn by Rajiv Fernandez (Apr. 11, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-785-2) compares the world of Brooklyn babies to that of their cool, urban parents. Ages up to 3.

Dustrats: Or, The Adventures of Sir Muffin Muffinson by Adria Regordosa (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-821-7). A baby’s dreams spring to life as her caretaker deals with mischievous dust characters. Ages 3–7.

Lucía the Luchadora by Cynthia Leonor Garza, illus. by Alyssa Bermudez (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-827-9). Told by boys she can’t be a superhero, Lucía finds a heroic Mexican role to play. Ages 3–7.


Animal Colors and More by Katie Viggers (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-829-3) is a new Animal title, ages 3–7.


Animal Asanas: Yoga for Children by Leila Kadri Oostendorp, illus. by Elsa Bahia (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-3-7913-7275-4), showcases yoga poses featuring animals. Ages 4–up.

Dreaming Giant: A Children’s Book Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky by Veronique Massenot, illus. by Peggy Nille (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-3-7913-7279-2). Kandinsky’s 1940 painting “Sky Blue” inspired this story exploring the heart and mind of a sleeping giant. Ages 4–up.

The Egg by Britta Teckentrup (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-3-7913-7294-5) reveals eggs in all their fragility, complexity, and variety. Ages 4–up.

13 Art Materials Children Should Know by Narcisa Marchioro (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-3-7913-7260-0) shows how materials used by artists have evolved over the centuries. Ages 8–up.

Princeton Architectural Press

Mud Book: How to Make Pies and Cakes by John Cage, illus. by Lois Long (Apr. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-552-5) presents this hybrid art book and unorthodox cookbook, first published in the mid-1950s. Ages 3–5.

A Walk in the Forest by Maria Dek (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-569-3) invites children to discover the woods as a place for both imaginative play and contemplation. Ages 3–6.

Puffin Canada

The Bonaventure Adventures by Rachelle Delaney (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-14-319850-5). A boy with no performing talent enrolls in a circus school in hopes of saving his father’s failing circus. Ages 8–12.


Clementine Loves Red by Krystyna Boglar, trans. by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and Zosia Krasodomska-Jones, illus. by Bohdan Butenko (June 6, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-118-1). Adventure ensues when three children in rural Poland find a frightened girl crying in the woods. Ages 7–9.

The Wild Swans by Hans Christian Andersen, trans. by Misha Hoekstra, illus. by Helen Crawford-White (Feb. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78269-122-8), offers a new translation of this classic tale. Ages 8–12.

A House Without Mirrors by Marten Sanden, trans. by Karin Altenberg, illus. by Moa Schulman (Mar. 28, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-121-1). In this ghost story about overcoming loss, a boy discovers mirrors hidden in a closet that reflect a different world. Ages 10–up.


Wildwitch continues with Life Stealer (Mar. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78269-085-6) and Bloodling (May 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78269-086-3) by Lene Kaaberbol, trans. by Charlotte Barslund, illus. by Rohan Eason, ages 9–12.

Quarto/EK Books

Smile Cry: Happy or Sad, Wailing or Glad—How Do You Feel Today? by Jess Racklyeft, illus. by Tania McCartney (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-37-8). This flip-over book examines emotions. Ages 2–5.

The Chalk Rainbow by Deborah Kelly, illus. by Gwynneth Jones (July 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-45-3). A boy with autism stars in this tale of love, trust, and seeing life through others’ eyes. Ages 4–8.

The Fix-It Man by Dimity Powell, illus. by Nicky Johnston (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-34-7). A girl and her father rebuild their lives after the loss of her mother. Ages 4–8.

The Leaky Story by Devon Sillett, illus. by Anil Tortop (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-39-2). An abandoned book refuses to be ignored in this tale of imagination, family, and the magic of books. Ages 4–8.

Ollie’s Treasure by Lynn Jenkins, illus. by Kirrili Lonergan (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-42-2). In this story about mindfulness, a grandmother’s treasure map leads a boy to happiness. Ages 4–8.

Our Dog Benji by Pete Carter, illus. by James Henderson (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-33-0). A boy’s dog inspires him to be a bit less fussy at mealtimes. Ages 4–8.

Through the Gate by Sally Fawcett (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-41-5). This story about resilience and coping with change centers on a girl adjusting to her new home. Ages 4–8.


A Kids’ Year offers A Kiwi Year: Twelve Months in the Life of New Zealand’s Kids (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-44-6) and A Canadian Year: Twelve Months in the Life of Canada’s Kids (June 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-925335-43-9) by Tania McCartney, illus. by Tina Snerling, ages 4–9.



New 30 Second titles are The Human Body in 30 Seconds by Anna Claybourne, illus. by Wesley Robins (May 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78240-486-6); Inventions in 30 Seconds by Mike Goldsmith, illus. by Chris Andersen (May 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78240-485-9); Oceans in 30 Seconds by Jen Green with Diva Amon, illus. by Robins (May 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78240-487-3); and Weather in 30 Seconds by Green with Adam Scaife, illus. by Tom Woolley (May 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78240-488-0), ages 8–11.

Quarto/Frances Lincoln

The Five Misfits by Beatrice Alemagna (May 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-637-6). Five happy-go-lucky misfits living in a ramshackle house use their unique talents to deflect criticism. Ages 2–5.

Deep in the Woods by Christopher Corr (Mar. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-726-7). In this retelling of a Russian folk tale, a bear comes across a house filled with woodland creatures. Ages 3–6.

Magic! New Fairy Tales from Irish Writers, edited by Siobhan Parkinson, illus. by Olwyn Whelan (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-763-2), compiles stories by seven contemporary Irish authors. Ages 3–7.

9 Months: A Month by Month Guide to Pregnancy for the Family to Share by Courtney Adamo and Esther van de Paal, illus. by Lizzy Stewart (May 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-975-9), sets out to prepare children for the arrival of a new sibling. Ages 4–8.

All Aboard the London Bus by Patty Toht, illus. by Sam Usher (May 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-857-8). Poems celebrating London spotlight a family exploring the city. Ages 5–8.

The Story of Space: A First Book About Our Universe by Catherine Barr and Steve Williams, illus. by Amy Husband (Apr. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-003-0), is a follow-up to The Story of Life. Ages 5–8.

Wild Adventures by Brita Granstrom and Mick Manning (Feb. 4, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-754-0) outlines activities to encourage awareness and appreciation of the natural world. Ages 6–9.

A Rocketful of Space Poems by John Foster, illus. by Korky Paul (Feb. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-486-0). Poems imagine goings-on in space. Ages 8–11.


Pairs debuts with Pairs! in the Garden (Mar. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-883-7) and Pairs! Underwater (Mar. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-882-0) by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illus. by Lorna Scobie, ages 2–5. Little People, Big Dreams introduces Marie Curie by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illus. by Frau Isa (Mar. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-962-9), ages 4–8; and Agatha Christie by Vegara, illus. by Elisa Munso (Mar. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-960-5), ages 5–8. Build a... issues Build a... Butterfly (May 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-922-3) and Build a... T-rex (May 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-923-0) by Kiki Ljung, ages 5–8. And Discover... welcomes The Ancient Greeks (June 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-951-3) and The Aztec Empire (June 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-950-6) by Imogen Greenberg, illus. by Isabel Greenberg, ages 8–11.


Happy Birthday to You! by Colleen Madden (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-243-4) is a gift book featuring this song and a sound chip. Ages 1–10.

Animal Heroes: The Wolves, Camels, Elephants, Dogs, Cats, Horses, Penguins, Dolphins, and Other Remarkable Animals That Proved They Are Man’s Best Friend by Julia Moberg, illus. by Jeff Albrecht Studios (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-159-8), compiles stories of animal heroes. Ages 7–12.

Bird Brains: The Wild & Wacky World of Birds by Jeremy Hyman, illus. by Haude Levesque (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-153-6), shares information about bird brains and bird behavior. Ages 8–12.

Fooled Ya! How Your Brain Gets Tricked by Optical Illusions, Magicians, Hoaxes & More by Jordan D. Brown, illus. by Emily Bornoff (June 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-158-1), is an introduction to neuroscience and psychology. Ages 8–12.

It’s a Fungus Among Us: The Good, the Bad & the Downright Scary by Carla Billups and Dawn Cusick (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-154-3) offers facts on fungus science, plus activities. Ages 8–12.

You Talking to Me? Discover the World of Words, Codes, Emojis, Signs, Slang, Smoke Signals, Barks, Babbles, Growls, Gestures, Hieroglyphics & More by Catherine Ham, illus. by Anthony Owsley (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-155-0), explains how humans and animals communicate. Ages 8–12.


Classic Nursery Rhymes Retold presents Hey Diddle Diddle by Joe Rhatigan, illus. by Alejandro O’Kif (Feb. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-161-1), and The Itsy Bitsy Spider by Rhatigan, illus. by Carolina Farias (Feb. 13, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-160-4), ages 1–5. New Modern Retellings, retold by Charles Nurnberg and Joe Rhatigan, are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, illus. by Glenn Harrington (June 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-148-2); and Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, illus. by Rosemary Woods (June 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-149-9), ages 2–6. And joining Poetry for Kids are Carl Sandburg, edited by Kate Benzel, illus. by Robert Crawford (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-151-2); and Walt Whitman, edited by Karen Karbiener, illus. by Kate Evans (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-150-5), ages 8–13.


Magic with Coins and Everyday Objects by Jake Banfield (July 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-151-2) showcases magic tricks. Ages 7–10.

Twist Braids & Ponytails by Joel Benjamin (June 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-150-5) introduces 30 step-by-step hairstyles. Ages 7–12.


Wee Gallery Bath Books issues Color Me: Who’s in the Ocean? (Apr. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-141-3) and Color Me: Who’s in the Pond? (Apr. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-140-6) by Surya Sajnani, ages up to 3. Busy People welcomes Librarian by Lucy M. George, illus. by Ando Twin (Mar. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-135-2), ages 4–7. Fairytales Gone Wrong releases Who’s Bad, Who’s Good, Little Red Riding Hood? A Story About Stranger Danger by Steve Smallman, illus. by Neil Price (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-139-0), ages 4–7. My Little Book of Rocks, Minerals and Gems by Claudia Martin (May 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-147-5) and My Little Book of Tractors by Rod Green (July 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-153-6) are new My Little Book Of titles, ages 4–7. Find Your Way releases In Deep Space: Travel Through Space and Practice Your Math and Mapping Skills (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-047-8) and Underground: Travel Through an Underground World and Practice Your Math and Mapping Skills (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-046-1) by Paul Boston, ages 5–8. A Journey Through takes A Journey Through Transportation by Chris Oxlade, illus. by John Haslam (July 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-152-9), ages 5–8. What on Earth? gains Bees by Andrea Quigley, illus. by Paulina Morgan (June 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-149-9), ages 6–9. And Follow the Link picks up From Frog’s Legs to the Titanic: A Journey Through Technology by Tom Jackson, illus. by Nick Shepherd (May 2, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60992-957-2), ages 7–10.



New Lab titles are Clay Lab for Kids: 52 Projects to Make, Model, and Mold With Air-Dry, Polymer, and Homemade Clay by Cassie Stephens (May 1, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-270-6), ages 4–10; Geology Lab for Kids: 52 Projects to Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, and Other Wonders of the Earth’s Surface by Garret Romaine (May 1, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-285-0), ages 6–12; and Energy Lab for Kids: 40 Exciting Experiments to Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy by Emily Hawbacker (May 1, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-250-8), ages 10–14.


Seagrass Dreams: A Counting Book by Kathleen Hanes (May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-125-3). This counting book introduces marine animals that make their home in seagrass. Ages 3–7.

Open Wide: The Ultimate Guide to Your Teeth by Susan Grigsby (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-123-9) provides an historical look at teeth, plus tips on caring for them. Ages 6–8.

How Could We Harness a Hurricane? by Vicki Cobb, illus. by Theo Cobb (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-246-5), examines hurricanes and how their destruction might be diminished. Ages 9–12.


The Thornton Burgess Library adds The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-293-9) and The Adventures of Peter Cottontail (Mar. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-292-2) by Thornton W. Burgess, ages 4–7.

Quarto/Walter Foster Jr.

ABC Spanish: Take a Fun Journey Through the Alphabet and Learn Some Spanish! by Aless Baylis (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-283-0) introduces Spanish words for animals. Ages 3–6.

Many Moons: A Fun Guide to Learning About Moon Phases by Rémi Courgeon (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-298-4) explains the phases of the moon and the various shapes it resembles. Ages 4–6.

The Complete Book of Fashion History: A Stylish Journey Through History and the Ultimate Guide for Being Fashionable in Every Era by Jana Sedlackova (May 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-183-3) explores world history and culture through the lens of fashion. Ages 8–12.


Joining Lift-a-Flap Language Learners is The Enchanted Forest: An English/Spanish Lift-a-Flap Fairy Tale Adventure by Samantha Chagollan, illus. by Evgenia Golubeva (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-242-7), ages 3–6. Cook Me A... presents Cook Me a Rhyme: In the Kitchen with Mother Goose by Bryan Kozlowski (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-218-2), ages 5–11. Wacky welcomes 50 Wacky Things Animals Do: Unbelievable Things That Animals Do That Seem Too Crazy to Be Real! by Tricia Martineau Wagner (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-295-3), ages 7–10; and 50 Wacky Inventions Throughout History: Weird Inventions That Seem Too Crazy to Be Real! by Joe Rhatigan (June 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-294-6), ages 7–12. And Land Mammals of the World: Notes, Drawings, and Observations About Animals That Live on Land by Juan Carlos Alonso (May 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-196-3) is a new Animal Journal, ages 8–11.

New Know Nonsense books by Heidi Fiedler are The Know Nonsense Guide to Grammar: The Awesomely Fun Guide to the Way We Use Words! (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-296-0), ages 8–11; and The Know Nonsense Guide to Measurements: The Awesomely Fun Guide to How Things Are Measured! (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-297-7), ages 8–12. 101 Things releases 101 TV Shows to See Before You Grow Up by Erika Milvy (Apr. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-277-9), ages 8–12. Good for You gains Yoga for You: Feel Calmer, Stronger, Happier! by Rebecca Rissman (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-319-6), ages 8–12. And Super Skills issues How to Code 2.0: Pushing Your Skills Further with Python (May 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-284-7), ages 8–12.

Quarto/Wide Eyed

Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago by A.J. Wood and Mike Jolley, illus. by Frances Castle (July 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-964-3), challenges kids to find 20 mistakes in each historical scene. Ages 7–10.


Life on Earth debuts with Farm: With 100 Questions and 70 Lift-Flaps! (Mar. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-905-6) and Human Body: With 100 Questions and 70 Lift-Flaps! (Mar. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-906-3) by Heather Alexander, illus. by Andres Lozano, ages 3–6. Atlas of gains Atlas of Miniature Adventures: A Pocket-Sized Collection of Small-Scale Wonders by Emily Hawkins, illus. by Lucy Letherland (Mar. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-910-0), ages 6–9. Science x 10 adds 100 Steps for Science: Why It Works and How It Happened by Lisa Jane Gillespie, illus. by Yukai Du (Apr. 6, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-843-1), ages 7–10. And The School Of enrolls The School of Music by Meurig Bowen and Daniel Frost (Apr. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-861-5), ages 8–11.

Quarto/Words & Pictures

Hug Me Please! by Przemyslaw Wechterowicz and Emilia Dziubak (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-142-0). When his father tells a bear that hugging is the best thing, a forest hugging fest ensues. Ages 3–5.

The Street Beneath My Feet by Charlotte Guillain, illus. by Yuval Zommer (Mar. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-136-9) is a foldout book revealing urban and rural underground scenes. Ages 5–8.


Animosaic offers Can You Find Me? by Surya Sajnani (July 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-146-8), ages 3–6.


She’s So Boss by Stacy Kravetz (Apr. 4, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-416-1). This guide aims to give girls the confidence and skills they need to transform their passions into a business. Ages 14–up.


Wilf the Mighty Worrier is back in King of the Jungle by Georgia Pritchett (July 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-123-8), ages 8–13. And the Australia Trilogy gains Long Dark Dusk by J.P. Smythe (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-203-7), ages 13–up.

Quercus/Jo Fletcher


Skyscraper Throne concludes with Our Lady of the Streets by Tom Pollock (Apr. 4, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68144-381-2), ages 12–14.


Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale by Ashley Poston (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59474-947-6). A sci-fi geek girl attends a con in this fandom-fueled twist on the fairytale. Ages 14–up.


Find Momo offers Let’s Find Momo! A Hide-and-Seek Hardcover by Andrew Knapp (Apr. 18, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-59474-958-2), ages 2–5. And Warren the 13th continues with Warren the 13th and the Whispering Woods by Tania del Rio, illus. by Will Staehle (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59474-929-2), ages 10–up.

Random House

A Cat Named Swan by Holly Hobbie (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53744-4) is the story of a rescue cat’s adoption and the joy he brings to his new family. Ages 3–7.

Colette’s Lost Pet by Isabelle Arsenault (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53659-1). When a girl can’t find anything to talk about with the kids in her neighborhood, she invents a pet. Ages 3–7.

Nella the Princess Knight by Christine Ricci, illus. by Alessandra Sorrentino (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1875-6), is based on the Nickelodeon series about this unconventional heroine. Ages 3–7.

On the Spot: Countless Funny Stories by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Lea Redmond, illus. by Sanne te Loo (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93230-8), invites kids to use stickers or small found items to fill in the blanks in stories. Ages 3–7.

Poppy Louise Is Not Afraid of Anything by Jenna McCarthy (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39086-6). Her sister is determined to find something that will scare Poppy Louise. Ages 3–7.

This Book Will Not Be Fun by Cirocco Dunlap, illus. by Olivier Tallec (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55061-4). A mouse tries to guarantee readers peace and order—despite escalating chaos. Ages 3–7.

Where Do Jet Planes Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayres, illus. by Christian Slade (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55448-3), reveals what planes do at bedtime. Ages 3–7.

Wonderful You: An Adoption Story by Lauren McLaughlin, illus. by Meilo So (Apr. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51001-0). A baby transitions from the care of her birth mother to that of her adoptive parents. Ages 3–7.

Lilly and Fin: A Mermaid’s Tale by Cornelia Funke (May 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0101-7). Mermaids meet humans looking to grow their cache of sea creatures. Ages 7–10.

5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior by Mark Siegel and Alexis Siegel, illus. by Xanthe Bouma and Matt Rockefeller (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93586-6), debuts a sci-fi fantasy adventure series whose installments are each set on a different planet. Ages 8–12.

Babymouse Tales from the Locker: Lights, Camera, Middle School! by Jennifer L. Holm, illus. by Matthew Holm (July 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55438-4). In this series launch, graphic-novel heroine Babymouse begins middle school. Ages 8–12.

Hyacinth and the Secrets Beneath by Jacob Sager Weinstein (May 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55317-2) begins a fantasy trilogy centered around the magical rivers that form London’s sewers. Ages 8–12.

Izzy Kline Has Butterflies by Beth Ain (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55080-5). This novel in verse introduces a girl juggling first-day jitters, new friends, and preparation for the school musical. Ages 8–12.

Kale, My Ex, and Other Things to Toss in a Blender: And Other Cleanses for a Broken Heart by Lisa Greenwald (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55638-8). A girl devises a creative summer plan for getting over a breakup. Ages 12–up.

Summer Unscripted by Jen Klein (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0004-1) Rainie has a foolproof scheme to date a summer co-worker—until an alluring boy with a complicated past joins the staff. Ages 12–up.

Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton (July 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55088-1). At his new school, a teen is desperate to keep a girl from learning that he struggles with schizophrenia. Ages 12–up.


New Pictureback titles are Peeps: Happy Peeps-oween! by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Daniela Massironi (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6507-1), ages 2–5; and The 12 Days of Halloween (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55731-6) and The 12 Days of Kindergarten (June 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55733-0) by Jenna Lettice, illus. by Colleen Madden; All That I Can Be by Mercer Mayer (May 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55377-6); Barbie Dreamtopia: The Birthday Wish (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1646-2); Blaze and the Monster Machines: Spark Bug Rescue! by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Dave Aikins (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1717-9); DC Super Friends: Hot Pursuit! by Steve Foxe (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1715-5); DreamWorks Trolls: Everything That Glitters is Guy!, illus. by Fabio Laguna and Alan Batson (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1732-2); and Nella the Princess Knight: Sparkle Fest Showdown! by Mickie Matheis, illus. by Steph Lew (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1723-0), ages 3-7. Also, Ollie & Moon in New York City by Diane Kredensor, photos by Mike Meskin (May 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1574-8), and Ollie & Moon in Paris by Kredensor, photos by Sandra Kress (May 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1575-5); PAW Patrol: Gold Rush Pups!, illus. by MJ Illustrations (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1684-4); Rusty Rivets: Rusty Rocks! by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Dave Aikins (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1721-6); Sesame Street: Who’s Hiding? by Naomi Kleinberg (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1634-9); Shimmer and Shine: All Bottled Up! by Mary Tillworth, illus. by Mattia Francesco Laviosa (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1718-6); Thomas & Friends Summer 2017 Movie 2-in-1 Storybook (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1655-4) and Thomas & Friends: Thomas’ Opposites Book by Christy Webster, illus. by Richard Courtney (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1604-2); and Wild Kratts: Wild Tech! by Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93904-8), ages 3–7.

Step into Reading marches on with Barbie: Let’s Pick Apples!, illus. by Dynamo Limited (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6477-7); Barbie Dreamtopia: Deluxe Step into Reading (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1638-7); Big Shark, Little Shark by Anna Membrino (June 6, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55728-6); Blaze and the Monster Machines: Blaze’s Big Race! by Cynthia Ines Mangual, illus. by Kevin Kobasic (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1696-7); DC Super Friends: Brave Batgirl! by Christy Webster, illus. by Erik Doescher (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1711-7); DreamWorks Trolls: Drop the Beat! by David Lewman (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1842-8); Freckleface Strawberry: Monster Time! by Julianne Moore, illus. by LeUyen Pham (July 11, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39200-6); and Go, Go, Trucks! by Jennifer Liberts, illus. by Mike Yamada (May 9, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54951-9), ages 4–6. Also, I Love Pink! by Frances Gilbert, illus. by Eren Unten (Feb. 14, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93737-2); Nella the Princess Knight: Sing Your Song! by Kristen L. Depken, illus. by Nneka Myers (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6505-7); PAW Patrol: Mission PAW, illus. by Nate Lovett (Mar. 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6413-5), and PAW Patrol: The Spooky Cabin, illus. by Jason Fruchter (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1694-3); Rusty Rivets: Meet Rusty Rivets!, illus. by Donald Cassity (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1686-8); and Shimmer and Shine: Magic Carpet Race! by Delphine Finnegan, illus. by Jason Fruchter (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1690-5), ages 4–6; and Alexander Hamilton: From Orphan to Founding Father by Monica Kulling, illus. by Valerio Fabbretti (Feb. 7, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1698-1); and DC Super Hero Girls: Deluxe Step into Reading by Courtney Carbone (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6611-5), ages 5–8.

Stepping Stone Books gains A to Z Mysteries Super Edition: April Fools’ Fiasco by Ronald Roy, illus. by John Steven Gurney (Feb. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55195-6); Ballpark Mysteries: The Capital Catch by David A. Kelly, illus. by Mark Meyers (Mar. 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55189-5); Goldie Blox and the Three Dares by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Lissy Marlin and Alan Batson (May 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55636-4), and Goldie Blox Rules the School! by McAnulty, illus. by Marlin (May 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55634-0); Louise Trapeze Will Not Lose a Tooth by Micol Ostow, illus. by Brigette Barrager (Apr. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49751-9); MVP: The Basketball Blowout by David A. Kelly, illus. by Scott Brundage (Feb. 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51328-8); Puppy Pirates Super Special: Best in Class by Erin Soderberg (June 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1328-7), ages 6–9; and DreamWorks Trolls: Prequel Novel #2 (July 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1325-6), ages 8–12.

Mitzi Tulane, Preschool Detective reappears in The Secret Ingredient by Lauren McLaughlin, illus. by Debbie Ohi (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-449-81916-6), ages 2–5, and Gerald McBoing Boing by Dr. Seuss, illus. by Mel Crawford (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1635-6), is a new Classic Seuss title, ages 5–9. Comics Squad issues Detention! by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and Victoria Jamieson (July 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51267-0), ages 7–10. Carnival in a Fix by Philip Reeve, illus. by Sarah Mcintyre (Feb. 14, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38800-9), is a new Not-So-Impossible Tale, ages 7–10. School of Dragons adds Flying Machines! by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld (July 25, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93346-6), ages 7–10. And Magic Tree House releases Super Edition: World at War, 1944 by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca (Mar. 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50885-7), ages 7–10; and Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: World War II: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Super Edition: World at War, 1944 by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, illus. by Carlo Molinari (Mar. 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93639-9), ages 8–12.

100 Cupboards releases The Door Before: a Prequel by N.D. Wilson (June 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-449-81677-6), ages 8–12. 100 Dresses continues with Ghost of a Chance by Susan Maupin Schmid (July 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53373-6), ages 8–12. Hilo returns in The Great Big Boom by Judd Winick (Feb. 21, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38620-3), ages 8–12. Princess DisGrace reappears in The Dragon Dance by Lou Kuenzler (Mar. 21, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53782-6), ages 8–12. Prizewinners of Piedmont Place releases Escape from Funland by Bill Doyle (Apr. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52181-8), ages 8–12. Welcome to Wonderland continues with Beach Party Surf Monkey by Chris Grabenstein (May 23, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53610-2), ages 8–12. And DC Super Hero Girls welcomes Katana at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee (July 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94068-6), ages 9–12.

Random House Australia

Ten Little Owls by Renee Treml (May 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-14-378056-4) is a counting tale featuring 10 baby native Australian animals. Ages up to 5.


Coco Banjo stars in Coco Banjo and the Super Wow Surprise by N.J. Gemmell (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-85798-737-2), ages 6–8. Lulu Bell returns in Lulu Bell’s Best Friends Ever by Belinda Murrell, illus. by Serena Geddes (May 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-14-378257-5), ages 6–9. And Netball Gems scores Count Me In (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-378119-6) and Go with the Flow (June 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-14-378117-2) by B. Hellard and L. Gibbs Prani, ages 7–9.


Goodnight, Numbers by Danica McKellar, illus. by Alicia Padrón (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93378-7). In this bedtime counting book, children say goodnight to objects around them. Ages 2–5.

The Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter Eaton, illus. by Gus Gordon (Mar. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50971-7). A cat with a skewed point of view has everyone looking at everything with fresh eyes. Ages 4–8.

Dog Trouble! by Galia Oz (May 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55020-1). Julie’s friends and brothers pitch in to help find her missing new dog. Ages 8–12.

Jake the Fake Keeps It Real by Craig Robinson and Adam Mansbach, illus. by Keith Knight (Mar. 28, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52351-5), launches a series about a jokester who fakes his way into a music and art academy. Ages 8–12.

Lemons by Melissa Savage (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0012-6) is the tale of a girl adjusting to her new life, her quirky detective neighbor, and a search for Bigfoot. Ages 8–12.

The Transference Trilogy: The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54981-6) introduces a series about a girl who chooses a dragon over an enemy prince. Ages 12–up.

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52406-2). In this novel about finding strength and hope after tragedy, a teen blames himself for the accident that killed his best friends. Ages 14–up.

Missing by Kelley Armstrong (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55032-4). A girl begins to question whether all the teens who came before her left their mining town voluntarily—or at all. Ages 14–up.

Trusting You & Other Lies by Nicole Williams (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49877-6). A teen unhappy about attending family camp with her feuding parents falls for a know-it-all counselor. Ages 14–up.


Mad Scientist Academy continues with The Space Disaster by Matthew McElligott (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52382-9), ages 5–8. A Dragon’s Guide wraps up with A Dragon’s Guide to Making Perfect Wishes by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39236-5), ages 8–12. And Will Wilder returns in The Lost Staff of Wonders by Raymond Arroyo (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53967-7), ages 8–12.

Random/Del Rey


The Generations Trilogy by Scott Sigler comes to a close with Alone (Mar. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-39319-4), ages 14–up.


The Explorers: The Door in the Alley by Adrienne Kress (Apr. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-94005-1). In this series start-up, a boy stumbles upon a mysterious society. Ages 8–12.

The Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge (May 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1357-7). A boy searches for his late mother in a parallel universe. Ages 9–12.

Addie Bell’s Shortcut to Growing Up by Jessica Brody (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55510-7). After Addie makes a 12tth-birthday wish to be 16, her life fast-forwards four years. Ages 10–up.

In Darkling Wood by Emma Carroll (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55601-2). Alice races to save the secret-filled Darkling Wood at the end of her grandmother’s garden from destruction. Ages 10–up.

The Quest to the Uncharted Lands by Jaleigh Johnson (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93312-1). Determined to explore new worlds, Stella stows away on her parents’ airship. Ages 10–up.

This Would Make a Good Story Someday by Dana Alison Levy (May 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93817-1). On a cross-country family train trip, Sara feels she’s changing along with the landscape. Ages 10–up.

Bad Blood by Demitria Lunetta (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93805-8). A girl discovers a family secret and a past full of magic that could both save her and put her in mortal danger. Ages 12–up.

Brave New Girl by Rachel Vincent (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55245-8). In this series launch, set in a world where everyone is the same, only Dahlia is unique. Ages 12–up.

The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74183-5). When Tessa opts to play football and her boyfriend becomes a teammate, they adjust to changes in their relationship. Ages 12–up.

The Go-Between by Veronica Chambers (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93095-3). In this story about identity and belonging, a privileged girl lives a lie after moving from Mexico City to Los Angeles. Ages 12–up.

The Heartbeats of Wing Jones by Katherine Webber (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55502-2). A teen finds solace in running after her older brother kills two peers in a drunk-driving accident. Ages 12–up.

Now I Rise by Kiersten White (June 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-52235-8). The Dracul siblings must decide what they’ll sacrifice to fulfill their destinies in this sequel to And I Darken. Ages 12–up.

Shadow Run by Michael Miller and AdriAnne Strickland (Mar. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55253-3). In this sci-fi adventure, a starship crew navigates a galaxy of political intrigue and power games. Ages 12–up.

Somebody’s Baby by Lurlene McDaniel (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74423-2). A girl whose music career has taken off must face her past when her half-sister surfaces. Ages 12–up.

We Were Liars Collector’s Edition by E. Lockhart (May 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6458-6) is a new edition of this novel, with new content. Ages 12–up.

What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum (July 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53568-6). Kit asks an unlikely new friend—a socially isolated boy—to help her find the truth about her father’s tragic car accident. Ages 12–up.

The Whole Thing Together by Ann Brashares (Apr. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-73689-3). In this tale about betrayal and love, kids from two sides of a fractured family come together one summer. Ages 12–up.

Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55937-2). When Alice buys a winning lottery ticket for her best friend, his newfound wealth creates a gulf between them. Ages 12–up.

Antisocial by Jillian Blake (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93896-6). After a phone hacking at a school upends students’ lives, Anna tries to save those she cares about and protect her own secrets. Ages 14–up.

No Good Deed by Kara Connolly (July 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74393-8). In this reimagining of the Robin Hood legend, a contemporary ace archer finds herself in Sherwood Forest. Ages 14–up.

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus (May 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1468-0). Everyone is a suspect when five teens walk into school detention and only four walk out alive. Ages 14–up.


Nate the Great reappears in Nate the Great and the Missing Birthday Snake by Andrew Sharmat and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illus. by Jody Wheeler (June 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93467-8), ages 6–9. Alexander McCall Smith’s School Ship Tobermory sails on with The Sands of Shark Island (July 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55401-8), ages 8–12. The Shadow Queen by Lee Bacon (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53406-1) joins Legendtopia, ages 9–12. Project (Un)Popular continues with Totally Crushed by Kristen Tracy (May 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51052-2), ages 10–up. Melissa Grey’s The Savage Dawn (July 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74469-0) concludes The Girl at Midnight, ages 14–up. And Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton concludes with Disruptor (Feb. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74411-9), ages 14–up.



Disney Princess Heart Strong debuts with Storybook #1 (July 25, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3802-5) and Storybook #2 (July 25, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3803-2), ages 3–7. Flip-It Picturebacks adds Disney/Pixar Cars 3 (May 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3727-1) and Disney Princess: Ariel and the Big Baby/Rapunzel Finds a Friend by Amy Sky Koster and Ella Patrick, illus. by Jeffrey Thomas (July 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3747-9), ages 3–7. New Picturebacks are Disney Frozen: The Frozen Monster (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3729-5) and Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales: Meet the Critterzens! by Kristen L. Depken (July 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3712-7), ages 3–7. And Disney/ Pixar Cars 3 Deluxe Junior Novelization (May 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3725-7; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3726-4) is a new Junior Novel, ages 7–10.

Step into Reading gains Disney/Pixar Cars 3 Deluxe Step into Reading with Cardstock (May 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3682-3) and Cars 3 Deluxe Step into Reading with Stickers (May 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3680-9), ages 4–6. Disney Never Girls are back in Chapter Book #14 by Kiki Thorpe, illus. by Jana Christy (May 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3599-4), ages 6–9. Joining Stepping Stone Books are Disney/Pixar Cars 3 Chapter Book #1 (May 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3820-9) and Chapter Book #2 (May 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3821-6); Disney Princess Beginnings: Ariel Makes Waves (July 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3733-2); and Disney Tangled: The Series Chapter Book #1 (June 6, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3826-1) and Chapter Book #2 (June 6, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3828-5), ages 6–9.


Even Superheroes Have to Sleep by Sara Crow, illus. by Adam Record (Mar. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55806-1), reveals that superheroes, cowboys, princesses, and astronauts all have to sleep, too. Ages 2–5.

Amanda Panda Quits Kindergarten by Candice Ransom, illus. by Christine Grove (June 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55455-1). In this series debut, Amanda opts to join her brother in second grade. Ages 3–7.

Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro, illus. by Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53758-1). A book-loving bunny sneaks into the library at night through the book drop. Ages 3–7.

If My Love Were a Fire Truck: A Daddy’s Love Song by Luke Reynolds, illus. by Jeff Mack (Apr. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93740-2), celebrates a father’s love for his son. Ages 3–7.

Littles: And How They Grow by Kelly DiPucchio, illus. by AG Ford (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55526-8), offers an ode to the busy lives of babies. Ages 3–7.

Where Is Bear? by Jonathan Bentley (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55593-0). At bedtime, a boy searches for his missing bear. Ages 3–7.


Questions Asked by Jostein Gaarder, trans. by Don Bartlett, illus. by Akin Duezakin (May 9, hardcover, $14, ISBN 978-0-914671-66-4). A boy asks questions about loss, language, magic, and being a human being. Ages 3–7.

You Can’t Be Too Careful! by Roger Mello, trans. by Daniel Hahn, illus. by Roger Mello (Apr. 4, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-0-914671-64-0). This story about the importance of kindness and the dangers of greed reveals the consequences of a single action. Ages 5–8.

My Valley by Claude Ponti, trans. by Alyson Waters, illus. by Ponti (Mar. 7, hardcover, $24, ISBN 978-0-914671-62-6), introduces an enchanted world featuring tiny creatures, flying buildings, and giants. Ages 5–9.


Robert Louis Stevenson’s A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, illus. by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen (Feb. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55537-4). The original artwork has been digitally restored for this new edition of Stevenson’s 1951 poetry collection. Ages 4–6.


Little Golden Books welcomes Barbie: My Book of Puppies (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1508-3); Blaze and the Monster Machines: Rootin’ Tootin’ Racetrack! by Frank Berrios, illus. by Niki Foley (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1668-4); Disney Classic: Cinderella’s Friends by Jane Werner, illus. by Al Dempster (May 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3713-4) and Disney Classic: The Lucky Puppy by Jane Werner Watson, illus. by Allen Hubbard and Don Bestor (May 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3686-1); Disney Elena of Avalor: The Gecko’s Tale by Melissa Arps, illus. by Heather Martinez (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3721-9); Disney Junior: The Lion Guard: The Imaginary Okapi by Judy Katschke, illus. by Gabriella Matta and Francesco Legramandi (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3719-6) and Disney Junior: Miles from Tomorrowland: Ghost Moon by Lauren Forte (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3717-2); Disney Palace Pets Whisker Haven Tales: A Paw-some Costume Party! (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3723-3); and Disney/Pixar Cars 3 (May 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3730-1).

Also, Disney Princess: Jasmine Is My Babysitter by Apple Jordan (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3715-8); DreamWorks Dragons: How to Train Your Dragon by Devra Newberger Speregen, illus. by Denise Shimabukuro (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6774-7); DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda by Bill Scollon (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6772-3); DreamWorks Madagascar by Billy Frolick (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6768-6); DreamWorks Puss in Boots, illus. by Ovi Nedelcu (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6766-2); DreamWorks Shrek, illus. by Ovi Nedelcu (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6770-9); Margaret Wise Brown’s Manners by Margaret Wise Brown (May 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93973-4); Marvel: Spider-Man: Night of the Vulture! by Frank Berrios, illus. by Francesco Legramandi and Silvano Scolari (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1728-5); Marvel: Thor: Thunder Strike! by John Sazaklis, illus, by Patrick Spaziante (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1730-8); and My Little Golden Book About Dinosaurs by Dennis Shealy, illus. by Steph Laberis (June 13, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37861-1).

Also, PAW Patrol: Save the School Bus! by Mickie Matheis, illus. by Fabrizio Petrossi (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1665-3); Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks by Richard Scarry (July 11, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93927-7); Rusty Rivets: Balloon Blast! by Mickie Matheis, illus. by Luke Flowers (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1672-1); Sesame Street: Happy and Sad, Grouchy and Glad by Constance Allen, illus. by Tom Brannon (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1576-2), and Sesame Street: The Together Book (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1978-4); Shimmer and Shine: Catch a Wishing Star by Tex Huntley, illus. by Cartobaleno (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1667-7); Star Wars: I Am a Hero (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3587-1); Thomas & Friends Summer 2017 Movie, illus. by Tommy Stubbs (July 25, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1653-0); The Tickle Book by Heidi Kilgras (May 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55529-9), ages 2–5; and The Paper Doll Wedding by Hilda Miloche (May 9, hardcover, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55368-4), ages 3–7.

Little Golden Book Favorites gains Disney/Pixar Cars (July 25, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3679-3); and Disney Junior: Doc McStuffins (July 25, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3675-5), ages 2–5. And new Big Golden Books are Blaze and the Monster Machines: Truck or Treat! by David Lewman, illus. by Jason Fruchter (July 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1669-1); Disney Frozen: Northern Lights: Let It Glow by Suzanne Francis (July 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3678-6); Disney/Pixar Cars 3 (May 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3674-8); Rusty Rivets: Daring Dino Rescue! by Steve Behling, illus. by Nate Lovett (July 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1678-3); Shimmer and Shine: Monster Magic! by Kristen L. Depken, illus. by David Aikins (July 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1671-4); Star Wars: A New Hope by Geof Smith, illus. by Caleb Meurer and Micky Rose (Apr. 4, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3692-2), and Star Wars: The Big Golden Book of Starships, Speeders, and Space Stations (July 25, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3693-9); Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Monster Mayhem! by David Lewman (July 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1670-7); and Thomas & Friends Summer 2017 Movie, illus. by Tommy Stubbs (July 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1662-2), ages 3–7.


Bird, Balloon, Bear by Il Sung Na (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55155-0). A bird new to the forest tries to find the courage to befriend a bear who already has a friend: a balloon. Ages 2–5.

Swish and Squeak’s Noisy Day by Birgitta Sif (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55622-7). Two imaginative mice siblings contend with a variety of sounds throughout their day. Ages 2–5.

Where Are You? by Sarah Williamson (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0063-8). This exploration of colors, shapes, and landscapes introduces prepositions and search-and-find concepts. Ages up to 3.

Bear Likes Jam by Ciara Gavin (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55179-6). In this follow-up to Bear Is Not Tired, Bear wants to eat only jam after tasting it for the time. Ages 3–7.

If Your Monster Won’t Go to Bed by Denise Vega, illus. by Zachariah OHora (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49655-0), offers a step-by-step manual for putting your monster to bed. Ages 3–7.

Naptastrophe! by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75483-5). What happens when a girl repeatedly insists she does not need a nap? Ages 3–7.

I Got a New Friend by Karl Newsom Edwards (May 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55700-2). A girl and her new puppy have a lot to learn about each other, but their friendship is worth the work. Ages 4–8.

Margaret and the Moon by Dean Robbins, illus. by Lucy Knisley (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55185-7), profiles this math genius who wrote the computer code for NASA’s moon landing. Ages 4–8.

We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio (Mar. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6649-8). This story starring Auggie and his dog Daisy brings Wonder’s message of choosing kind to a picture-book audience. Ages 4–8.

I’m Awake! by Maxwell Eaton III (May 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-375-84575-8). In this send-up of young early risers and parents who like to sleep in, a hamster tries to wake up his father at dawn. Ages 5–8.

The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea by Bryn Barnard (May 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-375-87049-1) examines the future of our oceans and how human actions may change them. Ages 5–8.

Ivy by Katherine Coville (Mar. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53975-2) is a fantasy starring a girl and her grandmother, a healer who runs a hospital for fantastical creatures. Ages 7–10.

14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93875-1). When a tornado destroys the houses of both Maddie and her crush, neighbors open their home to the two families. Ages 8–12.

Wonder: Movie Tie-In Edition by R.J. Palacio (Feb. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2019-3) includes photos from the forthcoming Wonder film. Ages 8–12.

Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93599-6) launches a trilogy set in a world where social prestige derives from a trifecta of blood, money, and magic. Ages 12–up.

Grace and the Fever by Zan Romanoff (May 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2084-1). Grace has a romance with her musical idol in this story about what it means to be a fan—and a friend. Ages 12–up.

Grendel’s Guide to Love and War by A.E. Kaplan (Apr. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55554-1). A misfit who seeks to take down his nemesis ends up falling for his enemy’s sister. Ages 12–up.

Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo: The Road to Epoli by James Parks and Ben Costa (June 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55613-5; paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55614-2). A singing skeleton searches for his origins in this debut book of a full-color graphic-novel series. Ages 12–up.

The White Road of the Moon by Rachel Neumeier (Mar. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50932-8). A girl who runs away meets a mysterious stranger and a ghost who need her desperately. Ages 12–up.

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55141-3). A graffiti artist who is the only deaf student at her school gets dragged into a town graffiti war. Ages 12–up.

10 Things I Can See from Here by Carrie Mac (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55625-8). A teen deals with anxiety while falling in love with a girl and faces new worries when sent to live with her father. Ages 14–up.

Denton Little’s Still Not Dead by Lance Rubin (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49700-7). In this sequel, the hero of Denton Little’s Deathdate tackles big questions about life—and death. Ages 14–up.

Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley (June 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93764-8). After her brother’s death, Rachel works at a bookstore with her former crush, exchanging letters between the pages of books. Ages 14–up.


How to continues with How to Raise a Mom (Mar. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53829-8) and How to Get Your Teacher Ready (July 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53825-0) by Jean Reagan, illus. by Lee Wildish, ages 4–8. The Nora Notebooks wraps up with The Trouble with Friends by Claudia Mills, illus. by Katie Kath (Mar. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39169-6), ages 7–10. The Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie by Dave Butler (June 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51299-1) moves along with The Giant’s Seat, ages 8–12. And The Witch’s Child welcomes Julia Defiant by Catherine Egan (June 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53335-4), ages 14–up.


Dreaming the Bear by Mimi Thebo (Apr. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55750-7). A lonely girl who contracts a mysterious illness after her family moves to Yellowstone befriends an injured bear. Ages 12–up.

Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen (Feb. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49690-1). A depressed teen grows close to a new boy in her art therapy class. Ages 12–up.

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone (Feb. 14, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51146-8). Photos illustrate this book inspired by the documentary film of the same title, created by Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls’ education. Ages 14–up.

Random/Schwartz & Wade

Go Sleep in Your Own Bed by Candace Fleming, illus. by Lori Nichols (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-375-86648-7). Pig’s discovery of Cow sleeping in his sty sets off a chain reaction of grumpy animals being awakened and sent off to their own beds. Ages 3–7.

Secrets I Know by Kallie George, illus. by Paola Zakimi (May 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93893-5) spotlights an imaginative girl’s magical world—in her own backyard. Ages 3–7.

Danny McGee Drinks the Sea by Andy Stanton, illus. by Neal Layton (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1736-0). A mischievous boy gobbles up everything in the entire world—except his sister. Ages 4–8.

Emma and the Whale by Julie Case, illus. by Lee White (Mar. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53847-2).

A girl helps rescue a baby whale that has washed ashore. Ages 4–8.

The Forever Garden by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Samantha Cotterill (May 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51273-1). A gardener and her young neighbor star in this tale of gardening and friendship. Ages 4–8.

Independence Cake: A Revolutionary Confection Inspired by Amelia Simmons, Whose True History Is Unfortunately Unknown by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by Giselle Potter (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-39017-0), tells of this cake baker who wrote the first American cookbook. Ages 4–8.

Little Fox in the Forest by Stephanie Graegin (Feb. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53789-5). In this wordless tale, two friends follow a fox into the woods and discover a wondrous and magical world. Ages 4–8.

Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet by Jonah Winter, illus. by C.F. Payne (Feb. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93352-7), centers on this legendary New York Yankee. Ages 4–8.



Sprout Street Neighbors by Anna Alter continues with Bon Voyage (May 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0053-9), ages 6–9.



Timeliners by Stewart Ross presents Beware the King! (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-559-0), The Lady of the Mercians (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-592-7), Long Live Mary, Queen of Scots! (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-567-5), Please Help Miss Nightingale! (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-565-1), Sink the Armada! (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-566-8), We Are the First Emperor! (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-593-4), and William the Conqueror! (May 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78322-537-8), ages 7–10.


Kimmy’s Marvelous Wind-Catching Wonder by Linda Glaser, illus. by Rachael Balsaitis (Apr. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60554-436-6). Kimmy is determined to make a kite that will soar. Ages 3–6.

Regnery Kids


Freddy the Frogcaster returns in Freddy the Frogcaster and the Flash Flood by Janice Dean (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62157-470-5), ages 4–8.

Ripple Grove

Mr. Tanner by Harry Chapin (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9913866-8-0). This tale of a shopkeeper who sings baritone is based on the late singer’s 1973 song. Ages 5–7.

Graduation Day by Piotr Parda (Mar. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-9913866-7-3). A girl uses the actions of others to grow something beautiful. Ages 5–18.

River Junction


Children Around the World welcomes Noel from Tanzania by Mary Duda (Apr. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-9972667-1-9), ages 7–9.

Running Press

Tiny Blessings: For All Seasons (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6180-6) and Tiny Blessings: For My Family (Apr. 4, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6178-3) by Amy Parker, illus. by Sarah Walsh, encourage toddlers’ gratitude for life’s gifts. Ages up to 3.

Roar and Sparkles Go to School by Sarah Beth Durst, illus. by Ben Whitehouse (June 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-5986-5), centers on a dragon dealing with first-day-at-school anxieties. Ages 3–6.

Some Dads (May 2, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6199-8) and Some Moms (Apr. 4, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7624-6200-1) by Nick Bland emphasizes that, though fathers and mothers have different characteristics, they all love their kids. Ages 3–6.

Sesame Street I Can Do It! A Treasury of Stories (Apr. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6163-9). In these tales, Sesame Street characters help children navigate new situations. Ages 3–7.

The Blue Songbird by Vern Kousky (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6066-3). A songbird flies off to find the song that only she can sing. Ages 4–8.

When I Carried You in My Belly by Thrity Umrigar, illus. by Ziyue Chen (Apr. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6058-8), celebrates a mother’s bond with her child. Ages 4–8.

Someone Else’s Summer by Rachel Bateman (May 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6219-3). A teen honors her late sister’s bucket list, which includes a cross-country road trip with the boy next door. Ages 13–up.