Gauthier/Frog Legs Ink


Out of the Nursery welcomes The Humpty Dumpty 2.0 by Elizabeth Gauthier (June 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-942314-03-5), ages 6–10.

Gauthier/Hungry Goat


The F.I.G. Mysteries adds The Clock Flower by Barbara Casey (Feb. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-942314-76-9), ages 14–up.


Bim Bam Boom by Frederic Stehr (Feb. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-136-9). Toddlers use pots, pans, and spoons to make music. Ages 1–5.

Good Night Sleep Tight: Eleven-and-a-Half Good Night Stories with Fox and Rabbit by Kristina Andres (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-143-7) tells of two animal pals who help each other get to sleep. Ages 5–9.

Wolfy by Gregoire Solotareff (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-156-7). What happens when the unlikely friendship between a wolf and a rabbit is tested? Ages 5–9.

Impossible Inventions: Ideas That Shouldn’t Work by Malgorzata Mycielska, illus. by Alexandra Mizielinski, illus. by Daniel Mizielinski (Feb. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-170-3), spotlights 28 patented inventions that were never realized. Ages 5–11.

The Yark by Bertrand Santini, illus. by Laurent Gapaillard (Feb. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-171-0), is a tale about a monster who eats children—until one day he makes a friend. Ages 6–10.


Detective Gordon returns in A Case for Buffy by Ulf Nilsson, illus. by Gitte Spee (July 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-178-9), ages 6–10.



Rhyme, Laugh & Learn continues with Juan Castell & Aunt Sofia’s Book of Please, Thank You, Welcome by Ian Sadler, illus. by Adrienne Brown (Apr. 2, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-9964157-8-1), ages 3–8.


Maria Sibylla Merian: Artist, Scientist, Adventurer by Sarah B. Pomeroy and Jeyaraney Kathirithamby (Feb. 12, hardcover, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-947440-01-2) is an illustrated biography of this 17th-century scientist and artist who traveled the world. Ages 10–up.

Gibbs Smith

A Year with the Wind by Hanna Konola (Mar. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4925-0). Art and verse celebrate the wind throughout the seasons. Ages 1–3.

Yoga Storytime: Breathe—Stretch—Be Calm by Miriam Raventos, illus. by Maria Giron (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4935-9), introduces the history, basics, and benefits of yoga. Ages 3–5.

The Piano by Juha Virta, illus. by Marika Maijala (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4926-7). In this series debut, Filippa and friends wake up to find a piano in the front yard. Ages 3–8.

Oscar the Guardian Cat by Chiara Valentina Serge, illus. by Paolo Domeniconi (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4934-2). Inspired by a true story of a cat at a rehabilitation center, this tale addresses talking about death and dying. Ages 5–12.


Babylit continues with Around the World in 80 Days: A Babylit Transportation Primer by Jennifer Adams, illus. by Alison Oliver (Mar. 20, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4746-1), ages 1–3; Babylit Storybooks: Jungle Book, illus. by Annabel Tempest (Mar. 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4922-9); and Secret Garden by Mandy Archer, illus. by Jane Newland (Mar. 20, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4923-6), ages 3–5. And Little Leonardo debuts with Little Leonardo’s Fascinating World of Math (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4936-6), Little Leonardo’s Fascinating World of Science (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4874-1), and Little Leonardo’s Fascinating World of the Arts (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4236-4873-4), all illus. by Greg Paprocki, ages 3–8.

Graphic Arts


New Brick Books by Jennifer Kemmeter are Build It! Dinosaurs: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite Lego Parts (Apr. 17, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6110-2), Build It! Sea Life: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite Lego Parts (Apr. 17, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6116-4), and Build It! Trains: Make Supercool Models with Your Favorite Lego Parts (Apr. 17, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6113-3), ages 5–8.

Graphic Arts/Westwinds

I Want a Real Bike in Oregon by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Josh Cleland (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6100-3). A young cyclist who wishes for a new bike imagines all the places one can bike in Oregon. Ages 6–8.


The Better Tree Fort by Jessica Scott Kerrin, illus. by Qin Leng (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-863-1). After a neighbor gets a tree fort much nicer than the one his father built for him, a boy realizes that a father’s love is worth more than the best tree fort money can buy. Ages 4–7.

Blue Rider by Geraldo Valério (Mar. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-981-2). A book transports a child from a crowded urban setting to an untamed natural landscape and then transforms an entire society. Ages 4–7.

The Funeral by Matt James (Apr. 3, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-908-9). This story of a girl attending a funeral encourages readers to ask questions about life and death, and to remember those who have gone before us. Ages 4–7.

On the Other Side of the Garden by Jairo Buitrago, trans. by Elisa Amado, illus. by Rafael Yockteng (Mar. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-983-6). Animals befriend a girl who is visiting her grandmother while adjusting to her parents’ separation. Ages 4–7.

The Snuggly by Glen Huser, illus. by Milan Pavlovic (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-901-0). What happens when Todd tries to fit a treasure box, book, snack, a kitten, and a jar of pollywogs into his baby sister’s snuggly? Ages 4–7.

Turtle Pond by James Gladstone, illus. by Karen Reczuch (May 1, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-910-2). A boy and his parents observe turtles at the public garden throughout a year. Ages 4–7.

A Storytelling of Ravens by Kyle Lukoff, illus. by Natalie Nelson (May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-912-6). This book inspired by collective nouns features wordplay and collage illustrations. Ages 5–8.

The Outlaw by Nancy Vo (May 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77306-016-3). When townfolk in the Old West turn against a man they recognize as a former outlaw, a courageous boy saves the day. Ages 6–9.

Rooster Summer by Robert Heidbreder, illus. by Madeline Kloepper (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-931-7). Poems celebrate the bond between children and their grandparents as they enjoy life on a farm. Ages 7–10.

The Hollow Under the Tree by Cary Fagan (May 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-999-7). When a circus train derails in 1925 and a lion escapes to a city park, Sadie and Theo save him from the authorities. Ages 8–11.

Becca Fair and Foul by Deirdre Baker (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-55498-957-7). Returning to her grandmother’s cottage for the summer, Becca sees her beloved island in new ways. Ages 9–12.

The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow by Jan Thornhill (Apr. 3, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77306-006-4) traces the history of this adaptable bird from its beginnings in the Middle East. Ages 9–12.

The Whirlpool by Laurel Croza, illus. by Kelsey Garrity-Riley (May 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77306-032-3), collects seven stories depicting teens navigating peer pressure, adult expectations, and their own aspirations. Ages 10–14.

I Was Cleopatra by Dennis Abrams (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77306-022-4). As he learns to play women’s roles on the stage, a boy coached by Shakespeare experiences a range of feelings about his own identity. Ages 12–16.

Ophelia by Charlotte Gingras, trans. by Christelle Morelli and Susan Ouriou, illus. by Daniel Sylvestre (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77306-099-6). When intruders invade the sanctuary created by two loner teens in an abandoned building, their shared bond and individual strengths are tested. Ages 14–up.

Harlequin Teen

The Continent by Keira Drake (Mar. 27, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-335-47493-3). In this series launch, Vaela must find her way home from a war zone after her aircraft crashes. Ages 13–17.

The Diminished by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson (Apr. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-335-01641-6). In a world where most children are born as twins and the singleborn are destined to rule, two teens facing different futures are connected. Ages 13–up.

Seven Days of Stone by Dana L. Davis (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-335-99413-4). When her mother dies and Tiffany goes to live with the father she’s never known, another man appears claiming to be her real father. Ages 13–up.

All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages, ed. by Saundra Mitchell (Feb. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-335-47045-4), compiles stories that span cultures, time periods, and identities. Ages 14–up.

Cadaver & Queen by Alisa Kwitney (Feb. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-335-47046-1). As the first female medical student at Ingold, Elizabeth battles sexist assumptions—and the dark forces that transformed Victor Frankenstein. Ages 14–up.

The Disappearance of Sloane Sullivan by Gia Cribbs (May 29, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-335-01537-2). Encountering someone from her past as she leaves a witness protection program, a teen must make a big decision. Ages 14–up.

The Frat Girl by Kiley Roache (Mar. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-373-21234-7). A girl planning to infiltrate a college frat to write a scathing article on Greek life realizes she and her frat brothers might learn from each other. Ages 14–up.

One Small Thing by Erin Watt (June 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-335-01727-7). When Libby meets the boy responsible for her sister’s death in a car accident, they embark on a friendship that turns into something more. Ages 14–up.

Shadow Game: Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody (Apr. 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-335-69229-0) debuts a series set in the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets, and secrets hide in the shadows. Ages 14–up.


Blood of Gods and Royals concludes with Dawn of Legends by Eleanor Herman (June 26, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-335-69998-5), ages 14–up. And Inferno concludes Julie Kagawa’s Talon Saga (Apr. 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-335-01726-0), ages 14–up.


Go Fish! by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Zoe Waring (July 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242155-5). Goose and friends from Truck, Truck, Goose are off on a fishing trip. Ages 1–4.

Bear’s Spooky Book of Hidden Things: Halloween Seek-and-Find by Gergely Dudas (July 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257079-6) is a holiday search-and-find tale. Ages 4–8.

Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli by Kyo Maclear, illus. by Julie Morstad (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244761-6), profiles this influential 20th-century Italian designer. Ages 4–8.

The Happy Rain by Jack Sendak, illus. by Maurice Sendak (May 8, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-06-264509-8), brings back into print this 1956 collaboration between these brothers. Ages 4–8.

I’ve Loved You Since Forever by Hoda Kotb, illus. by Suzie Mason (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-284174-2). News anchor Kotb pays tribute to parent-child love in this book inspired by the adoption of her daughter. Ages 4–8.

If the S in Moose Comes Loose by Peter Hermann, illus. by Matthew Cordell (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-229510-1). In this wordplay tale, Cow must put Moose together again when the “s” and “e” in his name come loose—leaving only “moo.” Ages 4–8.

In Grandpa’s House by Philip Sendak, illus. by Maurice Sendak (May 8, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-06-264544-9). A boy seaches for his missing grandfather in this father-son collaboration, originally published in 1985. Ages 4–8.

Kenny’s Window by Maurice Sendak (May 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-06-266322-1; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0-06-266323-8). First released in 1956, this tale of a boy who dreams of a garden to live in was Sendak’s debut solo book. Ages 4–8.

Mary Engelbreit’s 5-Minute Fairy Tales by Mary Engelbreit (May 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266326-9) is a treasury of 12 classic stories featuring Engelbreit’s art. Ages 4–8.

My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing by Nick Ortner and Alison Taylor, illus. by Michelle Polizzi (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268776-0), aims to steer kids toward mindfulness, self-awareness, and balance. Ages 4–8.

No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Kathleen Krull, illus. by Nancy Zhang (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256011-7), is a picture book biography of this Supreme Court justice. Ages 4–8.

Oopsie-Do! by Tim Kubart, illus. by Lori Richmond (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257303-2). A girl brushes off mishaps, in this rhyming tale that reassures kids it’s okay to make mistakes. Ages 4–8.

Picnic with Oliver by Mika Song (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242950-6) is a tale involving two unlikely friends, a picnic gone awry, and a daring rescue. Ages 4–8.

Ready or Not, Woolbur Goes to School! by Leslie Helakoski, illus. by Lee Harper (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-136657-4). The friendly sheep who starred in Woolbur starts school. Ages 4–8.

Shark Dog and the School Trip Rescue! by Ged Adamson (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245718-9). The star of Shark Dog! and his classmates have an adventure in the woods. Ages 4–8.

Shorty & Clem Blast Off! by Michael Slack (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242159-3). In this follow-up to Shorty & Clem, Clem is eager to assemble his spaceship kit, and Shorty is overly eager to help. Ages 4–8.

Take a Ride by My Side by Jonathan Ying, illus. by Victoria Ying (Apr. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238070-8). Cat and Dog take a trip using various modes of transportation. Ages 4–8.

Toad on the Road: Mama and Me by Stephen Shaskan (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239349-4). In this follow-up to Toad on the Road, Toad and his mother help friends stranded on the road. Ages 4–8.

Very Far Away by Maurice Sendak (May 8, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-06-264495-4). A boy and his animal friends discover that running away from their problems isn’t going to solve them. Ages 4–8.

Exoplanets by Seymour Simon (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247058-4; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247057-7) offers photo essays about space and the possibility of life on other planets. Ages 6–10.

Sea Creatures by Seymour Simon (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228921-6; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228920-9). Photos illustrate this examination of creatures that lurk in the depths of the sea. Ages 6–10.

The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, illus. by Nan Lawson (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-279698-1). This guide to embracing risk, dealing with failure, and being oneself features quizzes and challenges. Ages 8–12.

Courage by Barbara Binns (July 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256165-7). When his older brother returns home from prison, aspiring diver T’Shawn fears their relationship is beyond repair. Ages 8–12.

Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-279114-6). After her parents split up and her best friend ditches her, Melly attends music camp, where a friendship with a girl turns into a first crush. Ages 8–12.

Elementals: Ice Wolves by Amie Kaufman (Mar. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245798-1) launches a fantasy series about children who can shapeshift into scorch dragons and ice wolves. Ages 8–12.

Endling: The Last by Katherine Applegate (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233552-4) is the debut novel in an animal fantasy series. Ages 8–12.

Float by Laura Martin (May 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-280376-4). Kids with uncontrollable abilities discover that the government is plotting to exterminate them. Ages 8–12.

Following Baxter by Barbara Kerley (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249978-3) is an adventure starring an 11-year-old girl, the quirky professor who moves in next door, and his magical dog. Ages 8–12.

The Girl Guide: 50 Ways to Learn to Love Your Changing Body by Marawa Ibrahim, illus. by Sinem Erkas (May 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-283943-5), offers advice on dealing with body changes and being oneself. Ages 8–12.

Gone to Drift by Diana McCaulay (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267296-4). A Jamaican boy searching for his grandfather, who failed to return from a fishing trip, discovers a side of the ocean he’d never known. Ages 8–12.

The Land of Yesterday by K.A. Reynolds (July 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267392-3). After Cecelia’s brother dies, she ventures into the land where his soul is, in an attempt to put her family back together again. Ages 8–12.

The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings by Sarah Prineas (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266558-4). When the Lost Books infect the rest of the kingdom’s books with an evil magic, a boy must save the books—and the realm. Ages 8–12.

Maggie & Abby’s Neverending Pillow Fort by Will Taylor (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264431-2). In this duology debut, two friends discover a network of linked-up pillow and sofa forts that spans the globe. Ages 8–12.

Margot and Mateo Save the World by Darcy Miller (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246131-5). Two unlikely friends team up with a bumbling scientist to save their town from slug-like aliens. Ages 8–12.

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams, illus. by Tony Ross (Feb. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256106-0), is the tale of five kids in a hospital ward who are on a quest for adventure. Ages 8–12.

Midnight in the Piazza by Tiffany Parks (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264452-7). After moving to Rome, Beatrice navigates a world of unscrupulous ambassadors and international art thieves to solve a mystery. Ages 8–12.

Riders of the Realm: Across the Dark Water by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241539-4). This trilogy opener introduces a clan living among deadly spit dragons and warring giants. Ages 8–12.

Scout: National Hero by Jennifer Li Shotz (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-280248-4; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-280247-7). Scout, a stray puppy, becomes a search-and-rescue dog before joining the National Guard. Ages 8–12.

The Seismic Seven by Katie Slivensky (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-246318-0). In Yellowstone, seven gifted kids must stop a world-renowned scientist from destroying the planet. Ages 8–12.

The Sky at Our Feet by Nadia Hashimi (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242193-7). Fearing that his mother, an illegal immigrant from Afghanistan, has been deported, an Afghan-American boy goes to New York City to find help. Ages 8–12.

Stanley Will Probably Be Fine by Sally J. Pla, illus. by Steve Wolfhard (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244579-7). A boy faces his anxiety and sensory processing issues by taking part in a comic trivia quest and inventing an imaginery superhero. Ages 8–12.

Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy Baldwin (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266586-7). Della copes with her mother’s mental illness while her father struggles to save their drought-stricken North Carolina farm. Ages 8–12.

Why Can’t I Be You by Melissa Walker (June 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256720-8). Two girls who live in a trailer park and another who has moved into a grand house star in this novel exploring how class affects friendship. Ages 8–12.

Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga by StacyPlays (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-279637-0) launches a Minecraft-inspired fantasy series about a girl who commands a pack of wolves. Ages 8–12.

The Wishmakers by Tyler Whitesides, illus. by Jessica Warrick (Feb. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256831-1). In this series debut, when a boy opens a jar, suddenly the fate of the world rests on him and his genie. Ages 8–12.

PopularMMOs Presents a Hole New World illus. by Dani Jones (June 19, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-279087-3), is a graphic novel based on this Minecraft-inspired YouTube channel. Ages 8–12.

How to Deal: Tarot for Everyday Life by Sami Main, illus. by Marisa de la Peña (May 1, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266217-0). This guide to tarot includes prompts, exercises, and layouts. Ages 13–up.

Light Filters In: Poems by Caroline Kaufman, illus. by Yelena Bryksenkova (June 5, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-06-284468-2), rounds up more than 100 poems, some previously posted on this teenage author’s Instagram account. Ages 13–up.

How We Learned to Lie by Meredith Miller (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247428-5). In a small Long Island town, the friendship between two teens—one black, one white—begins to crumble. Ages 14–up.


Charlie Piechart stars in Charlie Piechart and the Case of the Missing Dog by Marilyn Sadler, illus. by Eric Comstock (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237058-7), ages 4–8. I Can Read L1 adds Chicken on Vacation by Adam Lehrhaupt, illus. by Shahar Kober (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236419-7; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236418-0); Danny and the Dinosaur and the Sand Castle Contest by Syd Hoff (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241049-8; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241048-1); Fancy Nancy: Bubbles, Bubbles, and More Bubbles! by Jane O’Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237790-6; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237789-0); I Want to Be a Doctor (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243241-4; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243240-7) and I Want to Be a Police Officer (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243245-2; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243243-8) by Laura Driscoll, illus. by Catalina Echeverri; Mighty Truck on the Farm (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234467-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234466-3) and Mighty Truck: The Traffic Tie-Up (May 1, paper, $4.99, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234470-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234469-4) by Chris Barton, illus. by Troy Cummings; Pinkalicious and the Pirates by Victoria Kann (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256699-7; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256698-0); and Ranger Rick: I Wish I Was an Elephant by Jennifer Bove (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243214-8; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243213-1), ages 4–8.

Joining I Can Read L2 is Alexander Hamilton: A Plan for America by Sarah Albee, illus. by Chin Ko (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243291-9; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243290-2), ages 4–8. Little Ree returns in Best Friends Forever! by Ree Drummond, illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245319-8), ages 4–8. My First I Can Read welcomes Biscuit and the Big Parade! by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243615-3; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243614-6); and Pete the Cat’s Groovy Bake Sale by James Dean (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267525-5; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267524-8), ages 4–8. Pete the Kitty and the Sharing Catastrophe by James and Kimberly Dean (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267540-8) stars a young Pete the Cat, ages 4–8. Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids offers Laugh-Out-Loud A+ Jokes for Kids by Rob Elliott (June 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-274872-0), ages 6–10. And Dan Gutman’s My Weird School Fast Facts issues Dinosaurs, Dodos, and Woolly Mammoths (June 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267309-1) and Dogs, Cats, and Dung Beetles (June 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267306-0), ages 6–10.

My Weirdest School enrolls Miss Newman Isn’t Human! (Feb. 13, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242939-1) and Mr. Will Needs to Chill! (June 19, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242942-1) by Dan Gutman, illus. by Jim Paillot, ages 6–10. Braveland by Erin Hunter gains Code of Honor (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264206-6), ages 8–12. Hero Rising by Shane Hegarty (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231138-2) joins Darkmouth, ages 8–12. Five Elements by Dan Jolley wraps up with The Crimson Serpent (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241170-9), ages 8–12. Flashback Four time travels on in The Pompeii Disaster by Dan Gutman (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237444-8), ages 8–12. Last Dragon Charmer concludes with Realm Breaker by Laurie McKay (Feb. 6, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230850-4) ages 8–12. Marge in Charge chimes in with Marge in Charge and the Stolen Treasure by Isla Fisher, illus. by Eglantine Ceulemans (May 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266221-7), ages 8–12. And Monsters Unleashed releases Bugging Out by John Kloepfer, illus. by Mark Oliver (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242753-3), ages 8–12.

Escape from Castaway Island by Constance Lombardo (Apr. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232071-1) is the finale of the Mr. Puffball trilogy, ages 8–12. Olga returns in We’re Out of Here! by Elise Gravel (Mar. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235129-6), ages 8–12. Paddington stars in Paddington Takes the Air by Michael Bond, illus. by Peggy Fortnum (May 22, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231238-9), a paper-over-board edition of this adventure, first published in 1970, ages 8–12. And Space Runners continues with Dark Side of the Moon by Jeramey Kraatz (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244600-8), ages 8–12.

Ellen Oh’s Spirit Hunters gains Soul Eaters (July 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243011-3, ages 8–12. Stick Dog is back in Stick Dog Crashes a Party by Tom Watson (Mar. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241096-2), ages 8–12. Survivors: The Gathering Darkness ventures on with The Exile’s Journey by Erin Hunter, illus. by Laszlo Kubinyi and Julia Green (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234349-9), ages 8–12. Twintuition concludes with Double Cross by Tia and Tamera Mowry (May 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-237295-6), ages 8–12. Warriors offers Warriors Novella Box Set: The Untold Stories, Tales from the Clans, Shadows of the Clans, Legends of the Clans by Erin Hunter (Apr. 10, paper, $30.96, ISBN 978-0-06-274717-4), ages 8–12. Warriors Manga issues Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path: Shattered Peace, A Clan in Need, The Heart of a Warrior by Hunter, illus. by James L. Barry (June 26, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-274824-9), ages 8–12. And Hunter’s Warriors: A Vision of Shadows continues with River of Fire (Apr. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238653-3), ages 8–12.

Wing & Claw concludes with Beast of Stone by Linda Sue Park, illus. by Jim Madsen (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232744-4), ages 8–12. Steve Moore’s King of the Bench gains Kicking & Screaming (Mar. 27, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-06-220334-2), ages 9–12. Shattered Realms by Cinda Williams Chima picks up Stormcaster (Apr. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-238100-2), ages 13–up. Trial by Fire by Pittacus Lore joins The Legacy Chronicles (May 29, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249407-8), ages 14–up. Lore’s Lorien Legacies Reborn continues with Fugitive Six (June 26, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249376-7) ages 14–up. The Collide by Kimberly McCreight (May 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235915-5) is the finale of the Outliers trilogy, ages 14–up. And Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi presents Restore Me (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267636-8), ages 14–up.

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The Golden Thread: A Song for Pete Seeger by Colin Meloy, illus. by Nikki McClure (June 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236825-6), profiles this folk musician, labor and civil rights activist, and environmentalist. Ages 4–8.

I Am Enough by Grace Byers, illus. by Keturah A. Bobo (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266712-0), is an ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another. Ages 4–8.

Just Being Jackie by Margaret Cardillo, illus. by Julia Denos (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-248502-1), introduces the life and style of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Ages 4–8.

Marlo and the Dinosaurs by Christopher Browne (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244115-7). Dinosaurs star in this follow-up to Marlo, which offers a seek-and-find element. Ages 4–8.

Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don’t Do Bedtime! by Cate Berry, illus. by Charles Santoso (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249153-4). Rather than cozy beds and lullabies, this meta bedtime tale features fireworks and sharks. Ages 4–8.

Right Now by Jessica Olien (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256828-1) pays tribute to individuality, respect, and self-love. Ages 4–8.

Evangeline of the Bayou by Jan Eldredge, illus. by Joseph Kuefler (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268034-1). Louisiana is the setting for this story of loyalty, friendship, and finding the courage to be oneself. Ages 8–12.

Positively Izzy by Terri Libenson (May 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-06-248497-0; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-06-248496-3). This companion graphic novel to Invisible Emmie stars two girls struggling with friends, crushes, and family expectations. Ages 8–12.

9 Days and 9 Nights by Katie Cotugno (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267409-8). In this follow-up to 99 Days, Molly is on a European vacation with her new boyfriend when she encounters her ex. Ages 13–up.

The Academy by Katie Sise (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-240414-5). What happens when a fashionista blogger gets sent to military school? Ages 13–up.

The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267415-9). A girl serving an exiled prince who’s arranging his marriage to a powerful princess falls in love with him herself. Ages 13–up.

Endless Water, Starless Sky by Rosamund Hodge (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236944-4). In this sequel to Bright Smoke, Cold Fire, the world is in its final days, the walls of Viyara are falling, and the dead are rising. Ages 13–up.

Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265285-0). Inspired by the story of Anastasia, this sci-fi novel involves romance, royalty, and adventure. Ages 13–up.

Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243328-2). In this fantasy set in the same world as Of Fire and Stars, the powers of a demigoddess able to change the future go dangerously wrong. Ages 13–up.

Puddin’ by Julie Murphy (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241838-8). This sequel to Dumplin’ relays a tale of unexpected friendship, chasing one’s dreams, and finding love. Ages 13–up.

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257060-4) is an alternate-history adventure in which Confederate and Union soldiers rise from the dead at the end of the Civil War. Ages 14–up.

Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264380-3). In this sequel to Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Leah grapples with changing friendships, first love, and senior year angst. Ages 14–up.

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249856-4). Set in the world of The Hate U Give, this book tells of a teen whose dreams of a career in rap music become a necessity when her home burns down. Ages 14–up.

Onyx and Ivory by Mindee Arnett (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265266-9) is a fantasy about an outcast girl, the boy she loves, and the kingdom that tears them apart. Ages 14–up.

Scream All Night by Derek Milman (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266565-2). Dario confronts the demons of his past and the uncertainties of his future when he inherits his estranged father’s failing horror movie studio. Ages 14–up.


Moo Moo and Mr. Quackers return in What’s Cooking, Moo Moo? by Timothy Miller (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241441-0), ages 4–8. Omega City concludes with Infinity Base by Diana Peterfreund (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231091-0), ages 8–12. Mirador continues with Active Memory by Dan Wells (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234793-0), ages 13–up. And Ravenspire by C.J. Redwine adds The Traitor Prince (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265298-0), ages 13–up.


All of Us by Carin Berger (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-269413-3) celebrates friendship, family, empathy, and the power of love. Ages 4–8.

Bigger Than You by Hyewon Kyung (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268312-0). Dinosaurs build a makeshift seesaw in this tale involving playground dynamics, conflict resolution, and relative size. Ages 4–8.

Cece Loves Science by Kimberly Derting and Shelli R. Johannes, illus. by Vashti Harrison (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249960-8). This debut title in a STEM-themed series introduces an inquisitive girl and poses a question: will a dog eat vegetables? Ages 4–8.

A Most Unusual Day by Sydra Mallery, illus. by E.B. Goodale (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-236430-2). Caroline gets a new baby sister, in this story about school, family, and adoption. Ages 4–8.

New Shoes by Chris Raschka (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265752-7) presents a tale about buying new shoes, growing up, making choices, and sharing with friends. Ages 4–8.

Pignic by Matt Phelan (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244339-7). Six pigs go on a muddy picnic. Ages 4–8.

Rabbit & Possum by Dana Wulfekotte (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245581-9). Impulsive Rabbit and cautious Possum are always looking for fun—even if it lands them in a jam. Ages 4–8.

Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet by April Pulley Sayre (Feb. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-269734-9). Photos illustrate this exploration of the beauty and complexity of our world. Ages 4–8.

This Is It by Daria Peoples-Riley (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265776-3). A girl gains self-confidence, in this story about dance, individuality, and self expression. Ages 4–8.

Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley (June 19, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-280345-0). This new edition features a 40th anniversary cover. Ages 8–12.

The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268620-6). An outcast of mysterious origins is swept up into a perilous medieval treasure hunt. Ages 8–12.

The Frame-Up by Wendy McLeod MacKnight (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266830-1). When a young artist discovers that the paintings at his father’s gallery are alive, he teams up with friends on both sides of the frame to prevent an art heist. Ages 8–12.

Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea by Lynne Rae Perkins (May 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249966-0). Sisters who’ve never been to the ocean spend a week at the shore, in this illustrated novel about family and friendship. Ages 8–12.

Tom’s Midnight Garden Graphic Novel by Philippa Pearce, illus. by Edith (Apr. 3, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-06-269657-1; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-06-269656-4), is a graphic novel adaptation of this friendship story. Ages 8–12.

The Turning by Emily Whitman (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265795-4). A young selkie searches for his pelt, in this novel involving mythology, family, and multigenerational friendship. Ages 8–12.

You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly (Apr. 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241418-2). Charlotte and Ben, online friends living 1,000 miles apart who are connected only by a Scrabble game, struggle to navigate middle school. Ages 8–12.

Devils Unto Dust by Emma Berquist (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264278-3). A 19th-century teen must cross a Texas desert infected by an illness in order to save her family. Ages 13–up.

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267115-8). Stories by 15 authors explore the folklore and mythology of East and South Asian cultures. Ages 13–up.

Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners by Naomi Shihab Nye (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-269184-2) compiles 100 poems celebrating voices that inspire us and give us hope. Ages 13–up.

Losers Bracket by Chris Crutcher (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-222006-6). When a family argument turns into a hunt for her missing nephew, Annie vows to find him and keep him away from her dysfunctional family. Ages 14–up.

We’ll Fly Away by Bryan Bliss (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249427-6). In letters written from death row, a teen untangles the chain of circumstances that led to his conviction. Ages 14–up.


I Can Read L1 welcomes Amelia Bedelia Gets a Break by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynne Avril (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265889-0; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265888-3), ages 4–8. Backyard Witch returns in Maya’s Story by Christine Heppermann and Ron Koertge, illus. by Deborah Marcero (June 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233845-7), ages 8–12. And Supernormal Sleuthing Service continues with The Sphinx’s Secret by Gwenda Bond and Chistopher Rowe (May 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245997-8), ages 8–12.


Lots of Cats by E. Dee Taylor (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267569-9). A lonely witch tries to brew a magical potion to conjure up some friends, but instead she gets cats… lots of cats. Ages 4–8.

On the First Day of First Grade by Tish Rabe, illus. by Sarah Jennings (June 19, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266851-6). Told to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” this is a sequel to On the First Day of Kindergarten. Ages 4–8.

Peeves by Mike Van Waes (May 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265383-3). Steven Slim Pickings gets sprayed with a top-secret medication that makes him sneeze out his innermost anxieties and face his fears—literally. Ages 8–12.

Scream and Scream Again! A Horror-Mystery Anthology, ed. by R.L. Stine (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249569-3), compiles tales by Stine, Chris Grabenstein, Wendy Corsi Staub, Peter Lerangis, and others. Ages 8–12.

Soldier Dogs #1: Air Raid Search and Rescue by Joel Ross (June 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-284403-3) launches a series inspired by the brave military dogs who helped our troops win WWII. Ages 8–12.

Thisby Thestoop and the Black Mountain by Zac Gorman, illus. by Sam Bosma (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249567-9). In this series launch, a dungeon’s gamekeeper is tasked with saving the princess’s skin. Ages 8–12.

Time Tracers by Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White (May 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267142-4). This series debut stars a boy on a mission to track down the time thieves who stole summer vacation. Ages 8–12.


Rob Scotton’s Splat the Cat reappears in Splat and the New Baby (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-213389-2), ages 3–7. Berenstain Bears star in The Berenstain Bears Just Grin and Bear It! Wisdom from Bear Country by Mike Berenstain (Apr. 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-274133-2), ages 4–8. Let’s Investigate with Nate welcomes Dinosaurs by Nate Ball, illus. by Wes Hargis (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235746-5; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235745-8), ages 4–8. Joining Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 is Running on Sunshine: How Does Solar Energy Work? by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano, illus. by Giovana Medeiros (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247311-0; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247310-3), ages 4–8. James Dean’s Pete the Cat moves on in The Petes Go Marching (Mar. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230412-4), ages 4–8. The inaugural titles in Action Presidents are George Washington! (Feb. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239405-7), Abraham Lincoln! (Feb. 6, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239407-1), and Theodore Roosevelt! (July 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239409-5) by Fred Van Lente, illus. by Ryan Dunlavey, ages 8–12. Funny Kid by Matt Stanton goes for laughs in Stand Up (June 19, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257294-3), ages 8–12. Marty Pants sleuths on in Keep Your Paws Off! by Mark Parisi (Feb. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242778-6), ages 8–12. Max Tilt returns in 80 Days or Die by Peter Lerangis (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244103-4), ages 8–12. And Zach King stars in The Magical Mix-Up by Zach King (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267721-1), ages 8–12.


All of This Is True by Lygia Day Penaflor (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267365-7). Four teens befriend a YA novelist, only to find their secrets in the pages of her next book—with devastating consequences. Ages 13–up.

Always Forever Maybe by Anica Mrose Rissi (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268528-5). Despite her friend’s misgivings, Betts knows Aiden is perfect for her—until what feels like love turns into something dangerous. Ages 13–up.

Eden Conquered by Joelle Charbonneau (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245387-7) wraps up the Dividing Eden duology, about two royal siblings competing for the crown. Ages 13–up.

Mariam Sharma Hits the Road by Sheba Karim (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244573-5). This novel follows three Pakistani-American friends on a road trip to New Orleans. Ages 13–up.

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265277-5). The authors of My Lady Jane offer an (un)faithful retelling of Jane Eyre. Ages 13–up.

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266280-4). A Harlem teen discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Ages 13–up.

The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-247134-5). In this Renaissance fantasy, a French girl finds herself bound to a disgraced lord and entangled in his plot to overthrow the king. Ages 13–up.

Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249362-0). On an island where strange things happen, two sisters living with a generations-old magic experience a momentous summer. Ages 13–up.

This Tiny Perfect World by Lauren Gibaldi (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249007-0). After winning a scholarship to acting camp, Penny meets a city boy and learns there’s more to life than her small-town world. Ages 13–up.

The Tombs by Deborah Schaumberg (Feb. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265644-5). A girl with mysterious powers struggles to survive in 1882 Brooklyn. Ages 13–up.

Where I Live by Brenda Rufener (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257109-0). A homeless teen who’s clandestinely living at her high school struggles with the hardships of her past and begins to shape a bright future. Ages 13–up.

Wild Blue Wonder by Carlie Sorosiak (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256399-6) relays the story of three siblings, before and after the death of the boy they were all in love with. Ages 13–up.

Winterfolk by Janel Kolby (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-248700-1). Having learned to be invisible while living with a group of homeless people, a girl fights to find her own voice and to be seen. Ages 13–up.

Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266626-0). In this romantic fantasy, a princess with the ability to control her enemies’ minds portends a catastrophic evil. Ages 14–up.

Crossing the Line by Simone Elkeles (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264196-0). This story of love and survival stars a small-town Texas boy running from his abusive stepfather, and a privileged Mexican girl. Ages 14–up.

The Final Six by Alexandra Monir (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265894-4). Teens compete for a chance to be the first to colonize a moon of Jupiter. Ages 14–up.

A Flicker in the Clarity by Amy McNamara (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230834-4). After making a careless mistake, a teen deals with the emotional fallout of betraying, and then losing, her best friend. Ages 14–up.

The Girl You Thought I Was by Rebecca Phillips (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257094-9). When she’s apprehended, will a compulsive shoplifter continue to conceal the truth or admit that she has lied to everyone? Ages 14–up.

If Only by Jennifer Gilmore (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239363-0). Two teens face big decisions: one, pregnant, grapples with her baby’s future; the other is that child as a teen, debating finding her birth mother. Ages 14–up.

The Lies They Tell by Gillian French (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264258-5). A tragic mystery is reopened when a girl from the poor side of town infiltrates a group of wealthy boys. Ages 14–up.

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266025-1). Flying solo on a spaceship after her astronaut parents die, Romy learns there are worse things in space than being alone. Ages 14–up.

The Midnights by Sarah Nicole Smetana (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264462-6). After her musician father’s death, Susannah pursues her own musical dreams, in this novel about loss and finding one’s voice. Ages 14–up.

Questions I Want to Ask You by Michelle Falkoff (May 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268023-5) follows a teen on a journey to find the mother he’s long believed to be dead. Ages 14–up.

When My Heart Joins the Thousand by A.J. Steiger (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265647-6). This romance stars a neuroatypical girl with a tragic past and a chronically ill boy trying to break through to her heart. Ages 14–up.


Achlys presents Contagion by Erin Bowman (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257414-5), ages 13–up. Class adds What She Does Next Will Astound You by Patrick Ness and James Goss (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266623-9), ages 13–up. Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen concludes with War Storm (May 15, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242299-6). Joining Return to Fear Street is You May Now Kill the Bride by R.L. Stine (July 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-269425-6), ages 13–up. Ruined by Amy Tintera wraps up with Allied (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239666-2), ages 13–up. New At 17 novelizations by Christine Conradt are Missing at 17 (May 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265164-8), Pregnant at 17 (June 5, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265166-2), and Murdered at 17 (July 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265168-6), ages 14–up. Madeleine Roux’s House of Furies releases Court of Shadows (May 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249870-0), ages 14–up. Spindle Fire continues with Winter Glass by Lexa Hillyer (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244090-7), ages 14–up. And Three Dark Crowns adds Queens of Fennbirn, a prequel bind-up by Kendare Blake (Apr. 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-06-274828-7), ages 14–up.


Grace for Gus by Harry Bliss (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264410-7). Grace goes to great lengths to raise money to buy a guinea pig friend for the class pet, Gus. Ages 4–8.

The 11:11 Wish by Kim Tomsic (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265494-6). When a girl who longs to fit in at her new school makes a wish on a magical clock, she learns that wishes come with consequences. Ages 8–12.

City of Islands by Kali Wallace (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249981-3). A girl diving in an archipelago of magical islands is thrust into a dark mystery after discovering magical bones on the ocean floor. Ages 8–12.

Denis Ever After by Tony Abbott (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-249122-0). Denis’s ghost teams up with the boy’s living twin brother to uncover the mysterious circumstances behind his death. Ages 8–12.

Into the Nightfell Wood by Kristin Bailey (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239860-4). In this sequel to The Silver Gate, siblings Wynn and Elric inherit a fractured world when they are adopted by a grieving queen. Ages 8–12.

Nightbooks by J.A. White (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256008-7). A boy imprisoned by a witch in a New York apartment must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. Ages 8–12.

The Problim Children by Natalie Lloyd, illus. by Julia Sarda (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242820-2), debuts a series about seven siblings, each born on a different day of the week, and those trying to tear them apart. Ages 8–12.

A Pup Called Trouble by Bobbie Pyron (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268522-3). Inspired by a true story, this book focuses on a coyote pup lost in New York City and the friends he discovers far from home. Ages 8–12.

The Someday Suitcase by Corey Ann Haydu (July 10, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-06-235276-7). When Danny contracts a mysterious illness, his best friend Clover discovers their magical, healing connection. Ages 8–12.

TBH, This May Be TMI by Lisa Greenwald (June 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-268993-1). Four friends discover the need for tolerance and on-point emojis, in this conclusion to the duology that began with TBH. Ages 8–12.

Hamilton and Peggy! A Revolutionary Friendship by L.M. Elliott (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-267130-1). This historical novel spotlights the friendship between Peggy Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton. Ages 13–up.

Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244768-5). In this trilogy debut, a girl discovers she possesses magic after years of training to hunt witches. Ages 13–up.

Honors: Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-257099-4). In this series debut, a young criminal joins a space program that sends humans into an ominous galaxy. Ages 13–up.

Hooper by Geoff Herbach (Feb. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-245311-2). Adam, a Polish immigrant, finds family, love, and friendship after joining an all-star basketball team—only to discover how easy it is to lose it all. Ages 13–up.

Invisible Ghosts by Robyn Schneider (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-256808-3). This girl-meets-boy novel has a twist: boy-also-meets-girl’s-ghost-brother. Ages 13–up.

A Lite Too Bright by Samuel Miller (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-266200-2). A teen embarks on a cross-country train journey to chase the secrets of his namesake grandfather, a famous Salinger-esque novelist. Ages 13–up.

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242267-5). After her best friend disappears without a trace, Claudia goes looking for her when no one else will. Ages 13–up.

Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239400-2). An American girl who becomes stranded in Siberia falls in love with the boy whose family is holding her captive. Ages 13–up.

Now You See Her by Lisa Leighton and Laura Stropki (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242863-9). A teen who switches bodies with her tennis rival after a life-threatening accident solves the mystery of their connection. Ages 13–up.

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243877-5). This novel imagining the backstory of the “The Little Mermaid” villainess is a story of friendship, betrayal, and a girl pushed beyond her limits. Ages 13–up.


Babysitter’s Guide to Monsters welcomes Beasts & Geeks by Joe Ballarini (June 19, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-06-243787-7), ages 8–12. Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook continues with MVP Summer by Iva-Marie Palmer (May 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239183-4), ages 8–12. Another Quest for Celeste by Henry Cole (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-265812-8) joins Nest for Celeste, ages 8–12. N.D. Wilson’s Outlaws of Time concludes with The Last of the Lost Boys, ages 8–12. Wedgie & Gizmo return in Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Toof by Suzanne Selfors, illus. by Barbara Fisinger (Apr. 17, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244765-4), ages 8–12. The Backward Season by Lauren Myracle (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234212-6) concludes Wishing Day, ages 8–12. Charlotte Holmes is back in The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-239897-0), ages 13–up. Veronica Roth’s Carve the Mark adds The Fates Divide (Apr. 10, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-06-242695-6), ages 14–up. 100 Hours winds down with 99 Lies by Rachel Vincent (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241159-4), ages 14–up. Beautiful Idols by Alyson Noël wraps up with Infamous (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232458-0), ages 14–up. And Shade Me by Jennifer Brown concludes with Break Us (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-232449-8), ages 14–up.

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Bat and the Waiting Game by Elana K. Arnold, illus. by Charles Santoso (Mar. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-244585-8), offers another friendship story about the boy on the autism spectrum introduced in A Boy Called Bat. Ages 6–10.

Granted by John David Anderson (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-264386-5) features a fairy-in-training on her first wish-granting assignment. Ages 8–12.


Chronicle of the Dark Star journeys to The Oceans Between Stars by Kevin Emerson (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230674-6), ages 8–12. And Two Truths and a Lie adds Histories and Mysteries by Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-06-241886-9), ages 8–12.

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Boat Book by Gail Gibbons (May 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3978-2) showcases an array of boats. Ages 1–3.

Thumpy Feet by Betsy Lewin (May 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-4022-1) stars a self-satisfied cat. Ages 1–3.

Step by Step by Loreen Leedy (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3939-3) offers a guessing-game intro-

duction to animal tracks. Ages 3–6.

Big Tree Down! by Laurie Lawlor, illus. by David Gordon (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3661-3). After lightning splits a landmark tree, a community comes together to clean it up—and plant a new tree. Ages 4–7.

A Mammal Is an Animal by Lizzy Rockwell (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3670-5) explains animal classification. Ages 4–7.

Flowers by Gail Gibbons (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3787-0) explores flowers and pollination. Ages 4–8.

A Frog’s Life by Irene Kelly, illus. by Margherita Borin (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-2601-0), focuses on the diversity and fundamentals of frogs. Ages 4–8.

No Swimming for Nelly by Valeri Gorbachev (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3780-1). Nelly wears her swimsuit all the time, but refuses to learn to swim—until Grandma intervenes. Ages 4–8.

The Planets (fourth ed.) by Gail Gibbons (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3966-9) is a revised edition of this book about planets. Ages 4–8.

Who Will Bell the Cat? by Patricia C. McKissack, illus. by Christopher Cyr (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3700-9). In this tale inspired by an Aesop’s fable, barn mice defend their home from a sly cat. Ages 4–8.

Dinosaurs! by Gail Gibbons (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-4010-8) is an updated edition of this introduction to dinosaur groups. Ages 5–8.

Dinosaur Discoveries (new ed.) by Gail Gibbons (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-4008-5) examines dinosaurs and the people who discover and study them. Ages 6–9.

Light Waves by David A. Adler (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3682-8). This introduction to the physics of light includes activities. Ages 6–10.

Washington, D.C.: Our Nation’s Capitol from A-Z by Alan Schroeder, illus. by John O’Brien (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3678-1), provides an alphabetic tour of this city. Ages 6–10.

Galaxies, Galaxies! (revised ed.) by Gail Gibbons (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3964-5) includes info on recent galactic discoveries. Ages 8–11.

Rodent Rascals by Roxie Munro (Feb. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3860-0) looks at various rodents. Ages 8–12.

Dark Divide by Sonja Stone (July 31, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3836-5). Nadia tackles her first survival course, in this sequel to Desert Dark. Ages 12–up.


Bear and Mole return in First Star by Will Hillenbrand (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3760-3), ages 3–6. And I Like to Read adds Dance! Dance! Dance! by Ethan Long (Mar. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3859-4); Hide! by Steve Henry (July 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3773-3); Jump by David McPhail (July 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3889-1); Min Makes a Machine by Emily Arnold McCully (July 17, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-3970-6); and Pig and Cat Are Pals by Douglas Florian (Feb. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-8234-3858-7), ages 4–8.

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The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle by Christina Uss (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8234-4007-8). A girl bikes across the country to find her one true friend. Ages 8–12.

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Five Silly Ghosts, illus. by Hilli Kushnir (July 17, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-328-86659-2), is a counting Halloween story with a glittery die-cut cover. Ages 1–3.

Mary Poppins ABC Board Book by P.L. Travers, illus. by Mary Shepard (June 5, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-328-91118-6), is an alphabet book featuring words from the world of Mary Poppins. Ages 1–3.

Little Robot Alone by Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest, illus. by Matt Phelan (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-44280-1). Little Robot finds a creative solution to his loneliness. Ages 3–6.

Cat Wishes by Calista Brill, illus. by Kenard Pak (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-61055-2). A skeptical cat learns that friendship is the greatest wish of all. Ages 4–7.

Ginny Goblin Is Not Allowed to Open This Box by David Goodner, illus. by Louis Thomas (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-76415-6). Will a strong-willed goblin open a box she’s forbidden to open? Ages 4–7.

Goodbye Brings Hello: A Book of Firsts by Dianne White, illus. by Daniel Wiseman (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-79875-5), celebrates milestones in a child’s life—including the first day of kindergarten. Ages 4–7.

Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys by Bob Raczka, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Mar. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-328-86930-2). Poems showcase the joys of nature through the seasons. Ages 4–7.

Little Helpers: Animals on the Job! by Michele Brummer Everett (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-87955-3) pays tribute to service animals and the ways they enrich lives. Ages 4–7.

Look at Me! How to Attract Attention in the Animal World by Robin Page and Steve Jenkins (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-93553-2) reveals ways animals strive for attention—and why. Ages 4–7.

The Loud Book! by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Renata Liwska (Apr. 24, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-328-86929-6), depicts various kinds of loud noises. Ages 4–7.

Monster and Mouse Go Camping by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Jared Chapman (May 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-64832-6). When these pals go camping, Mouse learns that monsters aren’t so great in the great outdoors. Ages 4–7.

Move! by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page (Apr. 17, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-328-89573-8) provides an introduction to motion in the animal kingdom. Ages 4–7.

Possum and the Summer Storm by Anne Hunter (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-89891-2). When Possum’s house is swept away during a storm, his friends build him a new home. Ages 4–7.

There’s a Tiger in the Garden by Lizzy Stewart (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-79183-2). Nora thinks she’s too old to believe Grandma’s outlandish stories, but then... Ages 4–7.

The Widow’s Broom (25th anniversary ed.) by Chris Van Allsburg (July 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-328-47019-5) marks the quarter-century anniversary of this tale of a widow who is given an extra ordinary broom. Ages 4–7.

The Town of Turtle by Michelle Cuevas, illus. by Catia Chien (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-74982-5). This story of a lonely turtle who comes out of his shell to find friendship celebrates diversity and inclusion. Ages 5–8.

Itch! Everything You Didn’t Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch by Anita Sanchez, illus. by Gilbert Ford (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-81101-0), explains the history, anatomy, botany, and biology of what makes us scratch. Ages 7–10.

Not One Damsel in Distress: Heroic Girls from World Folklore by Jane Yolen, illus. by Susan Guevara (July 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-328-90020-3), collects 15 folktales about brainy, bold, brave heroines. Ages 7–10.

Road Trip with Max and His Mom by Linda Urban, illus. by Katie Kath (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-80912-3). In this companion to Weekends with Max and His Dad, Max and his mom adjust to their new understanding of family. Ages 7–10.

Back from the Brink by Nancy Castaldo (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-95343-7). Photos illustrate this chronicle of scientists’ efforts to bring threatened animals back from the brink of extinction. Ages 10–12.

Camp Panda: Helping Cubs Return to the Wild by Catherine Thimmesh (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-81891-0) offers an account of panda conservation efforts in China. Ages 10–12.

Class Action by Steven B. Frank (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-328-79920-3). In this novel, a sixth-grader takes his battle against homework all the way to the Supreme Court. Ages 10–12.

Junior Ninja Champion: The Competition Begins by Catherine Hapka (June 5, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-328-71058-1) launches a series about five unlikely friends competing in the first Junior Ninja competition. Ages 10–12.

Pride Wars: The Spinner Prince by Matt Laney (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-328-70726-0) introduces a series set in a land where slaying monsters is part of life and magic is forbidden. Ages 10–12.

Rebound by Kwame Alexander (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-544-86813-7). In this prequel to The Crossover, Charlie discovers basketball and learns about his family’s past while spending a summer with his grandparents. Ages 10–12.

Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion by Jessica Long (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-328-70725-3) is a photographic memoir by this Paralympic swimmer. Ages 10–12.

Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-94893-9). Romance and mystery merge in this remagining of Jane Eyre—set in space. Ages 12–up.

Chemistry Lessons by Meredith Goldstein (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-76464-5). A science whiz wreaks havoc on herself and the boys in her life while seeking the chemical formula for love. Ages 12–up.

Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-96857-8). In this duology debut, a riddle hidden on a mysterious map leads to the truth about two missing princes. Ages 12–up.

Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-41670-3). Seven students trapped in their school after a bomb goes off fight to survive while discovering which of them is the bomber. Ages 12–up.

After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-70227-2). Told from the alternating perspectives of two boys, this is a novel about friendship, basketball, and one teen’s mission to create a better life. Ages 14–up.

Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-77823-9) is a novel that confronts the difficult questions surrounding sexual assault, consent, and victim blaming. Ages 14–up.

Miles Away from You by A.B. Rutledge (Mar. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85233-5) relays a story of gender identity, young love, loss, and the drastic distances we sometimes have to travel in order to move on. Ages 14–up.


Curious George stars in Curious George’s Box of Books by H.A. Rey (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-328-79895-4), ages 1–3; Curious George in Follow That Hat! by H.A. and Margret Rey (June 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-328-73718-2); and Curious George in Super George! by H.A. and Margret Rey (June 26, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-328-73623-9), ages 4–7; and Curious George Mother’s Day Surprise by H.A. Rey (Apr. 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85716-3), ages 6–9. Five Little Monkeys return in Five Little Monkeys 5-Minute Stories by Eileen Christelow (Mar. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-45359-4), ages 1–3. And Splash and Bubbles by the Jim Henson Company issues Dive In, Lend a Fin! (June 5, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85274-8); My Colorful Reef (June 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85276-2); and So Many Sea Creatures! (June 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85279-3), ages 1–3; and Rhythm of the Reef (June 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85277-9) and Shark Surprise (June 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85275-5), ages 4–7.

Green Light Readers L1 adds Perrazo y Perrito se meten en problemas/Big Dog and Little Dog Getting in Trouble (Bilingual Reader) by Dav Pilkey (May 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-91749-2); Green Light Readers L2 gains Big Brown Bear’s Birthday Surprise by David McPhail (July 31, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-89579-0); and Favorite Stories from Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Horse in the House by Erica Silverman, illus. by Betsy Lewin (May 29, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-90089-0); and Green Light Readers L3 welcomes Buster the Very Shy Dog: More Adventures with Phoebe by Lisze Bechtold (Apr. 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-328-90090-6). Ages 4–7.

Extreme Animals by Steve Jenkins introduces Speediest! 19 Very Fast Animals (May 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-93710-9) and Stinkiest! 20 Smelly Animals (May 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-544-94478-7), ages 6–9. Next Best Junior Chef concludes with The Winner Is... by Charise Mericle Harper, illus. by Aurelie Blard-Quintard (July 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-544-99144-6), ages 7–10. Survivor Diaries continues with Lost! by Terry Lynn Johnson, illus. by Jani Orban (July 3, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-544-97118-9), ages 7–10. And Scientists in the Field presents Beetle Busters: A Rogue Insect and the People Who Track It by Loree Griffin Burns, illus. by Ellen Harasimowicz (July 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-328-89572-1); The Hyena Scientist by Sy Montgomery, photos by Nic Bishop (May 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-63511-1); The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans by Elizabeth Rusch (July 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-328-85232-8); and The Orca Scientists by Kim Perez Valice (July 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-544-89826-4), ages 10–12. And Ascent by Roland Smith (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-86759-8) joins Peak Marcello Adventures, ages 12–up.

Quizás algo hermoso: Cómo el arte transformo un barrió/Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, illus. by Rafael López (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-90406-5), ages 4–7.


Fairy Spell: How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real by Marc Tyler Nobleman, illus. by Eliza Wheeler (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-69948-9), relays the true story of British cousins who fooled the world for decades with their photographs of “real” fairies. Ages 4–7.

Fairy’s First Day of School by Bridget Heos, illus. by Sara Not (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-71559-3), reveals the goings-on during the first day of fairy school. Ages 4–7.

I Got It! by David Wiesner (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-30902-9) offers a near-wordless account of the suspenseful, nerve-wracking few seconds after the ball leaves the bat in a baseball game. Ages 4–7.

Monkey Walk by Colleen Madden (May 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-88898-2). On a trip to the zoo, a girl’s grumpy mood is cured when she cheers up some unusual new friends. Ages 4–7.

Moon by Alison Oliver (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-328-78160-4). A wolf leads an overscheduled girl into a fantastical forest, where she discovers the joys of play, nature, and being wild. Ages 4–7.

Twilight Chant by Holly Thompson, illus. by Jen Betton (Mar. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-58648-2), examines the transition between day and night of the animals that thrive at twilight. Ages 4–7.

The Two Mutch Sisters by Carol Brendler, illus. by Lisa Brown (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-43074-7), presents a story about sisterhood and remaining close while respecting differences. Ages 4–7.

With My Hands: Poems About Making Things by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, illus. by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-31340-8), compiles poems celebrating the pleasures of working with one’s hands. Ages 4–7.

Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate, illus. by Jennifer Black Reinhardt (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-547-63390-9), pays tribute to the universal struggles and achievements of childhood. Ages 5–8.

Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band by Michael Mahin, illus. by Don Tate (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-547-94201-8). Based on a true story, this book tells of homeless kids in 19th-century New Orleans who build their own musical instruments from discarded items and form a successful band. Ages 5–8.

The Funniest Man in Baseball: The True Story of Max Patkin by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Jennifer Bower (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-81377-9), is a picture book biography of this pitcher who became a legendary funnyman after an injury ended his baseball career. Ages 6–9.

The Stone Girl’s Story by Sarah Beth Durst (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-328-72945-3). In this tale about the power of stories and storytelling, a girl made of stone discovers hidden strengths on a quest to save her family. Ages 10–12.

Hiding by Henry Turner (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-544-28477-7). While hiding in his ex-girlfriend’s house, a teen uncovers carefully concealed truths about her, her family, and himself. Ages 12–up.


Star Wars: The Last Jedi Graphic Novel Adaptation by Alessandro Ferrari (May 22, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68405-231-8) ties into this film. Ages 10–14.


New Comic Book Miniseries are Goosebumps: Monsters at Midnight by Jeremy Lambert, illus. by Chris Fenoglio (Apr. 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68405-155-7); and Powerpuff Girls: The Bureau of Bad by Haley Mancini and Jake Goldman, illus. by Phil Murphy (June 12, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68405-247-9), ages 7–10. Duck Tales introduces Mysteries and Mallards by Joey Cavalieri, illus. by Luca Usai and Graziano Barbaro (May 8, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68405-230-1), ages 7–10. Star Wars Adventures adds Forces of Destiny by Elsa Charretier et al. (Apr. 24, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68405-228-8), ages 10–14. And Star Wars Adventures Comic Books adds Unexpected Detour by Landry Q. Walker, illus. by Derek Charm (Feb. 20, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68405-169-4), ages 10–14.


Running with Lions by Julian Winters (June 7, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-945053-62-7). When his estranged friend from childhood joins his soccer team, Sebastian reconnects with the one guy who hates him—until they feel sparks between them. Ages 14–up.

Snowsisters by Tom Wilinsky and Jen Sternick (Feb. 15, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-945053-52-8). Two girls rooming together at a writing conference discover unexpected truths about friendship and opening their hearts to love. Ages 15–up.

The Weekend Bucket List by Mia Kerick (Apr. 19, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-945053-58-0). Two teens who set out to check off items on their bucket list before graduation face new questions about love and friendship. Ages 15–up.


I Am Birch by Scott Kelley (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-944762-39-1). Woodland animals face rumors of impending cold and darkness until a tree stump puts their fears to rest. Ages 4–8.

What the Wind Can Tell You by Sarah Marie A. Jette (May 15, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-944762-41-4). A Mexican-American girl aims to win a science fair with help from her brother, to make her parents see possibilities for their wheelchair-bound son. Ages 8–12.

Kane Miller

Let’s Go to the Farm! by Caryl Hart, illus. by Lauren Tobia (Mar. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-630-4). On their first visit to the farm, Billy and Bee learn about farm life. Ages 2–4.

Alfie & Bet’s ABC by Maddie Frost (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-647-2). In this pop-up book, Alfie and Bet cite their favorite things that begin with each alphabet letter. Ages 3–6.

Hip and Hop, You Can Do Anything by Akala, illus. by Sav Akyüz (Mar. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-683-0). A hippo raps inspirational messages to help his bird friend overcome the frustrations of learning to ride a bike. Ages 3–7.

Babies Come from Airports by Erin Dealey, illus. by Luciana Navarro Powell (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-557-4). Adar awaits his mother’s arrival at the airport with his new baby sister, in this adoption story. Ages 3–8.

Ludwig the Space Dog by Henning Löhlein (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-648-9). This story about a dog who lives in a book with his friends and dreams of exploring space comes with 3-D glasses. Ages 3–8.

The Thank You Dish by Trace Balla (Mar. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-644-1). Sharing dinner with her mother, a girl lists all the reasons she is thankful. Ages 3–8.

I Say Ooh You Say Aah by John Kane (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-711-0). In this interactive picture book, readers help tell the story by responding to simple verbal or visual cues. Ages 4–9.

What’s Above? by Clive Gifford, illus. by Kate McLelland (Mar. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-670-0). Pop-ups reveal things above ground, including buildings and mountaintops. Ages 5–9.

Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide by Emma Yarlett (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-643-4). A monster chewing his way through a book about dinosaurs suddenly becomes part of the story, in this interactive book. Ages 6–9.

This Is Not Another Math Book by Anna Weltman (Mar. 1, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-597-0) presents drawing challenges based on mathematical concepts. Ages 9–14.


Colorful World adds Prehistoric (Mar. 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-738-7) and Safari (Mar. 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-737-0) by Nastja Holtfreter, ages 2–4. Joining Tiny Towers are My Little Farm (Mar. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-689-2) and My Little House (Mar. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-688-5) by Elizabeth Golding, illus. by Amanda Enright, ages 3–6. Muddle and Match picks up Muddle and Match Fairy Tales by Hannah Campling and Stephanie Hinton (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-631-1); and Muddle and Match Farm Animals (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-687-8) and Muddle and Match Superheroes (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-686-1) by Hinton, ages 3–7. And Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Mar. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-609-0) and Little Red Riding Hood (Mar. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-610-6) by Ellie Jenkins join Masked Fairy Tales, ages 3–8.

Shine-a-Light releases At the Hospital by Carron Brown and Ipek Konak (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-664-9) and On the Farm by Susie Behar and Essi Kimpimäki (Mar. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-665-6), ages 4–8. Anna Hibiscus stars in Go Well, Anna Hibiscus! (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-679-3), Love from Anna Hibiscus! (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-680-9), Welcome Home, Anna Hibiscus! (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-678-6), and You’re Amazing, Anna Hibiscus! (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-681-6) by Atinuke, illus. by Lauren Tobia, ages 5–9. Pup Patrol by Sally and Darrel Odgers, illus. by Janine Dawson, moves on with Outback Rescue (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-656-4) and Storm Rescue (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-657-1), ages 7–11. And Axel & Beast reappear in Antarctic Attack (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-634-2), The Grabbem Getaway (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-633-5), Robotic Rumble (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-636-6), and Tropical Tangle (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-635-9) by Adrian Bott, illus. by Andy Isaac, ages 8–11.

The Gateway by Cerberus Jones gains The Dark Giants (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-659-5), The Lady from Nowhere (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-728-8), The Lost Home World (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-660-1), and The Time Shifter (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-658-8), ages 8–12. A.L. Tait’s The Mapmaker Chronicles issues Race to the End of the World (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-622-9), Prisoner of the Black Hawk (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-623-6), and Breath of the Dragon (Mar. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-624-3), ages 9–14. Clockwork Sparrow by Katherine Woodfine continues with The Mystery of the Painted Dragon (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-661-8), ages 11–14. And The Kuromori Chronicles wraps up with The Stone of Kuromori by Jason Rohan (Mar. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-61067-357-0), ages 12–up.

Karadi Tales

Farmer Falgu Goes to the Market by Chitra Soundar, illus. by Kanika Nair (Apr. 3, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-81-8190-312-9). When a farmer encounters unexpected things on his way to the market, he makes the most of a bad situation. Ages 4–7.

A Tangle of Brungles by Shobha Viswanath, illus. by Culpeo S. Fox (July 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-81-8190-360-0). This story about spells gone wrong introduces collective nouns. Ages 6–9.

Kids Can

Zoom Along at the Construction Site by Jessica Phillips (May 1, board book, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-797-2) is an interactive book that puts readers in the driver’s seat of various vehicles. Ages 1–3.

Tinkle, Tinkle, Little Star by Chris Tougas (Apr. 3, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-839-9). Inspired by a familiar tune, this potty-training tale reminds kids where not to tinkle. Ages 2–4.

The Bagel King by Andrew Larsen, illus. by Sandy Nichols (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-574-9). A boy takes over the weekly bagel deliveries after his grandfather falls, in this story sprinkled with Yiddish words. Ages 3–7.

The Day Dad Joined My Soccer Team by Maureen Fergus, illus. by Mike Lowery (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-654-8). Misunderstanding when he hears his son’s team needs help, a dad joins the game—disastrously. Ages 3–7.

Dr. Coo and the Pigeon Protest by Sarah Hampson, illus. by Kass Reich (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-361-5). Fed up with people’s mistreatment of them, disgruntled pigeons stage a protest. Ages 3–7.

My Teacher’s Not Here! by Lana Button, illus. by Christine Battuz (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-356-1). Kitty worries about what might go wrong while her beloved teacher is away. Ages 3–7.

Nothing Happens in This Book by Judy Ann Sadler, illus. by Vigg (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-737-8). Readers follow a skeptical narrator from page to page to determine whether something will happen in this book. Ages 4–7.

Nick the Sidekick by Dave Whamond (Apr. 3, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-355-4). Tired of being the sidekick, Nick comes up with a plan to out-hero Super Fantastic Guy. Ages 6–9.

Old Misery by James Sage, illus. by Russell Ayto (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-823-8). An elderly woman plays a trick on a mysterious visitor, in this tale about being careful what you wish for. Ages 6–9.

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs by Susan Hughes, illus. by Valérie Boivin (Apr. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-653-1), reveals how this urban activist saved N.Y.C.’s neighborhoods. Ages 6–9.

Ebb and Flow by Heather Smith (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-838-2). This free-verse novel tells of a boy’s summer with his eccentric grandmother after a year of making bad decisions in his new town. Ages 9–12.

The Space Adventurer’s Guide: Your Passport to the Coolest Things to See and Do in the Universe by Peter McMahon, illus. by Josh Holinaty (May 1, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-032-4), is a guide to planning eight different vacations in space. Ages 9–12.

Trash Revolution: Breaking the Waste Cycle by Erica Fyvie, illus. by Bill Slavin (Apr. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-078-2), examines how contents of kids’ backpacks are made, consumed, and recycled or trashed. Ages 9–12.


Exploring Our Community releases See How We Move! A First Book of Health and Well-Being by Scot Ritchie (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-967-9), ages 4–7. Gordon: Bark to the Future! by Ashley Spires (May 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-409-4) is a new P.U.R.S.T. Adventure, ages 7–10. And CitizenKid welcomes Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea: How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet by Elizabeth Suneby, illus. by Rebecca Green (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-720-0), ages 8–11.

Kids Can/KCP Loft

Rebel with a Cupcake by Anna Mainwaring (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-826-9). In this novel about body image and self-confidence, a teen decides whether a chance with a boy is worth changing who she is. Ages 14–up.

Someday, Somewhere by Lindsay Champion (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-931-0). A high-school teen posing as a university student discovers that the musical prodigy she’s fallen for has a troubling secret of his own. Ages 14–up.

Summer Constellations by Alisha Sevigny (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-929-7). Julia is torn between saving her family’s summer campground and falling for the developer’s charming son. Ages 14–up.

Whisper by Lynette Noni (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77138-938-9). A teen whose voice wields a dangerous power is imprisoned in a government facility and must hold her resolve against the young man tasked with making her speak. Ages 14–up.

Laurence King

Bob’s Blue Period by Marion Deuchars (May 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-78627-070-2). When his best friend moves away, everything that artist Bob the bird paints is blue. Ages 1–5.

Hoakes Island: A Fiendish Puzzle Adventure by Helen and Ian Friel (May 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78627-033-7) challenges readers to solve the mysterious disappearance of a reclusive zookeeper. Ages 7–11.


New Little Guides to Great Lives by Isabel Thomas are Amelia Earhart, illus. by Dalia Adillon (June 5, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78627-160-0); Leonardo Da Vinci, illus. by Katja Spitzer (June 5, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78627-188-4); Marie Curie, illus. by Anke Weckmann (June 5, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78627-153-2); and Nelson Mandela, illus. by Hannah Warren (May 15, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78627-195-2), ages 7–11.

La Librairie Parisienne


Hudson and the Puppy: Lost in Paris by Jackie Clark Mancuso (Apr. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-9886058-5-5) is a new Paris-Chien Adventure, ages 5–7.


Kaya’s Heart Song by Diwa Tharan Sanders, illus. by Nerina Canzi (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-911373-22-3). When Kaya finds her heart song, a broken-down carousel in the jungle begins to run again. Ages 4–8.


Lantana Global Picture Books add Dragon Dancer by Joyce Chng, illus. by Jeremy Pailler (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-911373-26-1); The Jasmine Sneeze by Nadine Kaadan (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-911373-27-8); Nimesh the Adventurer by Ranjit Singh, illus. by Mehrdokht Amini (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-911373-24-7); and You’re Safe with Me by Chitra Soundar, illus. by Poonam Mistry (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-911373-29-2), ages 4–8.

Lee & Low

Our Celebración (May 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-271-4) by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Ana Aranda. This story about a town’s summer parade and celebration includes Spanish words sprinkled throughout. Ages 4–9.

Bookjoy, Wordjoy (May 15, hardcover, $17.95 ISBN 978-1-62014-286-8) by Pat Mora, illus. by Raúl Colón, celebrates words and the ways we use and interact with them: reading, speaking, writing, and singing. Ages 6–13.

Every Month Is a New Year (Apr. 16, hardcover, $20.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-162-5) by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Susan L. Roth, collects poems showcasing New Year celebrations throughout the year and around the world. Ages 6–13.

Hammering for Freedom (June 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60060-969-5) by Rita Lorraine Hubbard, illus. by John Holyfield, relays the story of William Lewis, a blacksmith who bought the freedom of his enslaved family. Ages 7–13.

Midnight Teacher (Feb. 6, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-163-2) by Janet Halfmann, illus. by London Ladd, profiles Lilly Ann Granderson, an African-American woman who risked her life to teach others in the era of slavery. Ages 7–13

Lee & Low/Dive into Reading


Confetti Kids adds The Garden (May, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-566-1) by Gwendolyn Hooks, and The Perfect Gift (Apr. 16, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-568-5) by Paula Yoo, both illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez, ages 4–8.

Lee & Low/Shen’s

The Turtle Ship (June 5, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-885008-90-9) by Helena Ku Rhee, illus. by Colleen Kong-Savage, tells of Sunsin, a Korean boy who designed one of history’s great battleships and sailed the world. Ages 4–8.

Lee & Low/Tu

There’s No Base Like Home (June 19, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-588-3) by Alana Mendoza Dusan and Jessica Mendoza, illus. by Ruth McNally Barshaw, is a sports-themed illustrated novel. Ages 8–13.

All the Stars Denied (May 15, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62014-281-3) by Guadalupe García McCall. This companion novel to Shame the Stars centers on the U.S.’s deportation of Mexican-American citizens during the Great Depression. Ages 10–up.


Honk! Splat! Vroom! by Barry Gott (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-4140-6). A goose saves the day when five mice encounter messy obstacles during a road race. Ages 3–6.

I Got a Chicken for My Birthday by Laura Gehl, illus. by Sarah Horne (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3130-8). Instead of the amusement park tickets she wanted, a girl gets a chicken—one with big plans. Ages 4–8.

My Best Friend Is a Goldfish by Mark Lee, illus. by Chris Jevons (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-2601-4). After arguing with his best friend, a boy searches for a new one—but will any of his pets fit the bill? Ages 4–8.

Without Refuge by Jane Mitchell (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0050-1). As violence rages around them, a boy’s family flees Syria, in this novel based on the experiences of contemporary Syrian families. Ages 9–13.

Troublemakers by Catherine Barter (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-7549-4). Searching for information about her late activist mother, Alena must decide how much she’s willing to risk in order to learn the truth. Ages 12–up.

Blink by Sasha Dawn (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3977-9). Josh suspects that a mysterious girl searching for her runaway sister is connected to a kidnapping that occurred 12 years earlier. Ages 13–up.

Honor Code by Kiersi Burkhart (Mar. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-2996-1). Is Sam willing to do anything to fit in at her elite new school—even if means enduring hazing and playing a sport she hates? Ages 13–up.

The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary by NoNieqa Ramos (Feb. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-3976-2). Writing in dictionary format, Macy explains the world in her own terms and reveals why she acts out. Ages 14–up.


The Bolds go camping in The Bolds on Vacation by Julian Clary, illus. by David Roberts (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0044-0), ages 8–12. Mysterium continues with The Wheel of Life and Death by Julian Sedgwick, illus. by Patricia Moffett (Feb. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4677-7569-4), ages 9–14. And Quinnie Boyd Mysteries introduces A Side of Sabotage by C.M. Surrisi (Mar. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-4836-8), ages 9–14. Kick! picks up The Captain (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0027-3), The Natural (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0025-9), and The Superstar (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0035-8) by Chris Kreie; The Freshman (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0029-7) and The Recruit (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0033-4) by K.R. Coleman; and The Heir by Israel Keats (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0031-0), ages 11–up.

New Mason Falls Mysteries are Behind the Screen by Israel Keats (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0115-7); The House by Raelyn Drake (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0117-1); and The Turnaround by R.T. Martin (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0119-5), ages 11–up; and Tracks by Vanessa Acton (Apr. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-0121-8), ages 12–17. And Superhuman gains Mind over Matter (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1048-7), Stronghold (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1052-4), and Take to the Skies (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1053-1) by R.T. Martin; and Picking Up Speed (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1050-0) and Stretched Too Thin (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1051-7) by Raelyn Drake, ages 11–up; and Now You See Me by Vanessa Acton (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1049-4), ages 12–17.

Lerner/Graphic Universe
Life on Earth: Losing the Girl by MariNaomi (May 1, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1044-9). Four teens star in this trilogy launch about romance, fraying friendships, and a classmate’s mysterious disappearance. Ages 14–up.


Game for Adventure plays on in Chavo the Invisible by Lee Nordling, illus. by Flavio B. Silva (May 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1046-3), ages 5–9. The Whiskers Sisters return in The Mystery of the Tree Stump Ghost by Miss Paty (Feb. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1045-6), ages 5–9. Q & Ray continues with Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong? by Trisha Speed Shaskan, illus. by Stephen Shaskan, (Mar. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1047-0), ages 7–11. And Sanctuary by Adam Stemple and Jane Yolen, illus. by Orion Zangara (Apr. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-1043-2), joins the Stone Man Mysteries, ages 12–up.


Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families by Laura Purdie Salas, illus. by Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Mar. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-2532-1), features verse and facts about animal families. Ages 5–9.

Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright and Nina Crews, illus. by Crews (Feb. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5124-1865-1). Poems and photo-collage artwork celebrate the lives of contemporary African-American boys. Ages 5–10.

Lil’ Libros


Little Libros for Little Hands introduces Around the World with/Alrededor del mundo con Cantinflas (Mar. 20, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-9861099-8-0) and La vida de/The Life of Selena (Mar. 6, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-9861099-9-7) by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, ages 1–3.

Little Bee

Adventures to School by Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul, illus. by Isabel Muñoz (May. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0665-6). Students from thirteen different nations embark on their journeys to get to school in the morning, and learn about the diverse landscapes and cultures of these countries along the way. Ages 4–8.

Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack, illus. by Stevie Lewis (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0552-9). In this modern LGBTQ fairy tale, a noble price and a brave knight come together to defeat a monster and in the process, find true love in a most unexpected place. Ages 4–8.

Ready, Set, Sail! by Meg Fleming, illus. by Luke Flowers (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0533-8). Sailors explore the sea, in this follow-up to Ready, Set, Build. Ages 4–8.

Shark Nate-O by Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie, illus. by Daniel Duncan (Apr. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0496-6). Nate is obsessed with sharks and loves spending his day pretending to be one. There’s just one problem: he can’t swim, a fact that Nate’s big brother loves to use against him. Ages 4–8.

The Anthology of Amazing Women by Sondra Lawrence, illus. by Nathan Collins (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0690-8). This illustrated collection tells the inspiring stories of 50 women who have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavor. Ages 8–12.


The New Kid by A.I Newton, illus. Anjan Sarkar (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0559-8; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0560-4), is first in The Alien Next Door, an early chapter book series about an alien boy named Zeke who is adjusting to life on Earth, ages 6–8.

Also due out are additions, in various formats, to the following long-running series: Tales of Sasha, Ella and Owen, Blast Back! and Behind the Legend.

Little Bee/Sizzle

Karina Garcia’s Super-Extra DIY Slime by Karina Garcia (May 22, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0799-8). In her follow-up to Karina Garcia’s DIY Slime, YouTube creator Garcia provides recipes with new scents, textures, and shine. Ages 10–up.

Think Beyond Pink by Jessie Paege, illus. by Kristin Noble (Mar. 20, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0721-9). YouTube creator Paege encourages readers to cut through negativity to be their boldest selves. Ages 10–up.


Also due out are additions, in various formats, to books starring JoJo Siwa, Shopkins, Shoppies, and The Grossery .

Little Bee/Yellow Jacket

Stu Truly by Dan Richards (Jul. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0646-5). Twelve-year-old Stu finds himself living a lie that seems to be growing beyond his control, in order to impress the new girl in school. Ages 8–12.

Fadeaway by Maura Ellen Stokes (June 6), hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0674-8). In this debut novel, when Sam’s best friend Reagan dies after her heart suddenly gives out, Sam must learn to deal with her grief and ultimately discover who she is without her best friend by her side. Ages 10–14.

The Flourishing of Floralie Laurel by Fiadhnait Moser (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0668-7). A girl sets out to discover the truth behind her mother's disappearance, accompanied by an orphan boy who speaks only on paper, a blind librarian, and a thieving dormouse. Ages 10–14.


Ask Emma Book 1: The Advice Blog by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk (May 1), hardcover , $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0647-2 Emma Woods knows just how to fix all her peers' problems—or so she thinks—in this first book in the brand-new middle grade series, ages 8–12

Little, Brown

Baby Bear’s Book of Tiny Tales by David McPhail (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38750-7). Baby Bear stars in these four stories of friendship and discovery. Ages 3–6.

Doll-E 1.0 by Shanda McCloskey (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-51031-8). A young inventor and coder upgrades her static doll to be her new friend, in this STEM-friendly tale. Ages 4–7.

Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall (Apr. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-36238-2) spotlights the life of a lighthouse keeper and his family through the changing seasons. Ages 4–7.

Dad by My Side by Soosh (May 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-43808-7). Featuring images first posted on Instagram, this book celebrates the special relationship between a father and daughter. Ages 4–8.

Neck & Neck by Elise Parsley (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-46674-5). A giraffe’s self-esteem is tested when he competes against a look-alike balloon at his zoo. Ages 4–8.

Neither by Airlie Anderson (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-54769-7). In this story celebrating what makes each of us unique, a creature that’s not quite a bird and not quite a bunny searches for a place to fit in. Ages 4–8.

Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain by Cheryl Bardoe, illus. by Barbara McClintock (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-27820-1), profiles this 18th-century mathematician who developed a formula that laid the groundwork for much of modern architecture. Ages 4–8.

Once upon a Slime by Andy Maxwell, illus. by Samantha Cotterill (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-39326-3). In this slapstick whodunit, fairy tale characters are victims of sliming. Ages 4–8.

Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere by Barb Rosenstock, illus. by Katherine Roy (June 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-39382-9), tells of engineer Otis Barton and explorer Will Beebe, who in 1930 dove into the ocean inside a hollow metal ball of their own invention. Ages 4–8.

Sheep 101 by Richard T. Morris, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-21359-2). This tale of counting sheep at bedtime features a cast of nursery-rhyme protagonists. Ages 4–8.

Summer Color! by Diana Murray (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-37094-3). On a summer adventure, two children discover the colors of nature. Ages 4–8.

What If... by Samantha Berger, illus. by Mike Curato (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-39096-5), celebrates creativity, the power of imagination, and the importance of self-expression. Ages 4–8.

Classroom 13: The Super Awful Superheroes of Classroom 13 by Honest Lee and Matthew J. Gilbert, illus. by Joelle Dreidemy (Mar. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-316-50109-5). In this series debut, when purple lightning strikes a classroom, all of the kids acquire superpowers. Ages 7–9.

Crash: The Fall and Rise of America in the 1930s by Marc Favreau (Apr. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-54586-0) reveals how Americans from all walks of life weathered and survived the Great Depression. Ages 8–12.

The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection, ed. by Colby Sharp (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-50781-3). More than 40 children’s book creators responded to prompts to create these poems, stories, and illustrations. Ages 8–12.

Flor and Miranda Steal the Show by Jennifer Torres (June 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-30689-8). Set against the backdrop of a family-run carnival, this book tells of two girls finding friendship when they need it the most. Ages 8–12.

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-26228-6). In this novel, an African-American boy killed by a white police officer meets the ghost of Emmett Till. Ages 8–12.

The Happy and Heinous Halloween of Classroom 13 by Honest Lee and Matthew J. Gilbert, illus. by Joelle Dreidemy (July 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-316-50114-9). Students magically turn into their Halloween costumes, in this series debut. Ages 8–12.

The Inventors at No. 8 by A.M. Morgen (May 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-47149-7). An orphan joins forces with genius inventor Ada Lovelace to find a missing father and a priceless map that will change their lives. Ages 8–12.

Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-51546-7). In the wake of a tornado, one girl develops feelings for another, in this novel about emerging identity. Ages 8–12.

Survival Tails: The Titanic by Katrina Charman (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-47785-7) is the first book of a series that examines historical events from the perspective of animals. Ages 8–12.

The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig by Steve Jenkins, Derek Walter, and Caprice Crane, illus. by Cori Doerrfeld (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-55476-3), is a picture book adaptation of the adult memoir, Esther the Wonder Pig, about a mischievous adopted pig. Ages 8–12.

Marabel and the Book of Fate by Tracy Barrett (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-43399-0). In this fantasy series launch, a free-spirited princess must defy expectations to rescue her brother—and their kingdom. Ages 9–12.

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Rivalry, Adventure, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38828-3) is a young readers’ edition of the adult title of the same title. Ages 10–13.

Love & Other Carnivorous Plants by Florence Gonsalves (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-43672-4). Danny is consumed by love, grief, and self-destructive behavior in the summer after her freshman year of college. Ages 13–17.

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (Mar. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-46399-7). In this novel about finding oneself through art, grief, and love, Leigh believes her mother became a bird after her suicide. Ages 13–up.

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles (Mar. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-44077-6). When Marvin’s twin brother is found dead, a video leaked online reveals that he was shot and killed by a police officer. Ages 13–up.

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-47141-1). In this series debut set in a world where women have no rights, two sisters rebel against their stations as a prisoner and a consort to the future king. Ages 14–up.


The Secret Life of Squirrels shares Back to School! by Nancy Rose (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-50621-2), ages 2–5. Sweet Pea & Friends serves up Alpaca Lunch by Jennifer Churchman and John Churchman (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-41160-8), ages 4–8. Catstronauts return in Robot Rescue by Drew Brockington (Apr. 24, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-316-30759-8), ages 6–10. The Wild Robot is back in The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown (Mar. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-316-38204-5), ages 8–12. Elly Blake’s Frostblood Saga concludes with Nightblood (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-27334-3), ages 12–up. And Defy the Stars continues with Defy the Worlds by Claudia Gray (Apr. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-39410-9), ages 13–up.

Little, Brown/Poppy

The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-316-39113-9). Five friends travel through Europe before heading off to college, in this novel about saying goodbye to the past and embracing the future. Ages 14–up.

Lonely Planet Kids

Around the World Fashion Sketchbook (June 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-78701-445-9) showcases clothing, styles, and fabrics from various cultures. Ages 5–8.

Then & Now—Ancient Wonders (June 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-78701-340-7) examines ancient structures and how they fit with modern life. Ages 5–8.

Around the World in 50 Ways (Feb. 20, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-78657-756-6) invites kids to choose their favorite routes and modes of transportation as they travel the world. Ages 8–12.


First Words issues Italian: 100 Italian Words to Learn (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-78701-268-4), Japanese: 100 Japanese Words to Learn (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-78701-270-7), and Mandarin: 100 Mandarin Words to Learn (Mar. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-78701-272-1), ages 5–8.



Soccer United: Team Refugee introduces Golden Game (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-4594-1265-1) and Golden Goal (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-4594-1226-2) by David Starr; and Team Fugee (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-4594-1228-6) and Tournament Fugee (Feb. 1, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-4594-1264-4) by Dirk McLean, ages 10–13.

Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Bear in My Bed by Joyce Wan (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30038-8). At bedtime, a boy finds a bear in his bed—and it’s not his teddy. Ages 2–6.

Food Truck Fest! by Alexandra Penfold, illus. by Mike Dutton (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30318-1). A family samples cuisines from around the world at a food truck festival.Ages 2–6.

Hello, Fall! by Deborah Diesen, illus. by Lucy Fleming (July 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30754-7). A girl and her grandfather welcome the sounds and sights of fall. Ages 2–6.

Neymar: A Soccer Dream Come True by Mina Javaherbin, illus. by Paul Hoppe (May 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31066-0), spotlights Brazilian soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior. Ages 2–6.

Hello My Name Is...: How Adorabilis Got His Name by Marisa Polansky, illus. by Joey Chou (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30506-2), imagines how a new species of octopus, discovered in 2015, got its name. Ages 3–6.

Sterling, Best Dog Ever by Aidan Cassie (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30614-4). When canine Sterling sees a sign at a cutlery company advertising free shipping to homes, might this be his ticket to finding a family? Ages 3–7.

The Big Bed by Bunmi Laditan, illus. by Tom Knight (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30123-1). Unhappy about sleeping in her own bed, a girl gives her dad a camping cot so she can take his place in her parents’ bed. Ages 4–6.

The Hugely-Wugely Spider by Ethan T. Berlin (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30616-8). The Itsy-Bitsy Spider and his pals get into a bind when down comes the rain—and only the Hugely-Wugely Spider can save them. Ages 4–8.

Tim’s Goodbye by Steven Salerno (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30647-2). A group of children gives a beloved pet who dies a proper sendoff. Ages 6–8.

Did You Eat the Parakeet? by Mark Iacolina (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30588-8). When a girl can’t find her parakeet, she suspects her kitty might have eaten it. Ages 8–12.

Lions & Liars by Kate Beasley, illus. by Dan Santat (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30263-4). A fifth grader is sent to a disciplinary camp for troublesome boys, in this novel of survival and what it means to be a friend. Ages 8–12.

A Wrinkle in Time: A Journal for Writers, Creators, and Thinkers by Victoria Saxon (Feb. 6, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30945-9) features prompts and imagery from the Disney film, A Wrinkle in Time. Ages 8–12.

Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters by Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy (Feb. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30764-6) explores the life and works of Madeleine L’Engle. Ages 9–12.

All Summer Long by Hope Larson (May 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31071-4). After experiencing growing pains over the summer, two best friends work to reestablish their friendship and respect their differences. Ages 10–12.

Deep Water: A Story of Survival by Watt Key (Apr. 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30654-0). When a scuba dive goes awry, two enemies must unite to survive. Ages 10–14.

Lucky Little Things by Janice Erlbaum (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30652-6). A grieving girl receives a letter asking her to write a list of things she wants to happen, and promising that her luck will change. Ages 10–14.

Claiming My Place: A True Story of Defiance, Deception, and Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust by Planaria Price and Helen Reichmann West (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30529-1) relays the true story of a Jewish teen who survived the Holocaust by escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in plain sight. Ages 12–up.

Holly Jolly Summer by Tiffany Stewart (May 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30575-8). A teen determined to save her hometown’s rundown Christmas theme park juggles her crushes of Christmas past and present. Ages 12–up.

How We Roll by Natasha Friend (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30566-6). Two teens united by loss find the confidence to believe in themselves again—and maybe even love. Ages 12–up.

If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say by Leila Sales (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-38099-1). After writing an offensive tweet she thought was a harmless joke, a teen deals with the backlash. Ages 12–up.

In Search of Us by Ava Dellaira (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30531-4). In this parallel story of a mother and daughter, each at 17, the former tells of the summer she fell in love, and the latter of searching for her unknown father. Ages 12–up.

Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson, illus. by Emily Carroll (Feb. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30028-9), is a graphic novel adaptation of this novel centering on a teen who is living in the aftermath of sexual assault. Ages 12–up.

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30544-4). In Saudi Arabia, where the law forbids romantic relationships outside of marriage, two teens fall in love, with tragic consequences. Ages 14–17.

Don’t Forget Me by Victoria Stevens (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30560-4). When Hazel is sent to live with the father she’s never met, she pieces together a new life and comes to terms with her grief. Ages 14–up.

In Her Skin by Kim Savage (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30800-1). In this novel about crime and identity, a teenage con artist impersonates a missing girl. Ages 14–up.

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30408-9). Working in her family’s food truck, Clara experiences a summer of self-discovery. Ages 14–up.

The World of a Wrinkle in Time: The Making of the Movie by Kate Egan (Feb. 6, hardcover, $39.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30942-8) takes readers behind the scenes of Disney’s adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel. Ages 18–up.


Tractor Mac by Billy Steers rolls along with Tractor Mac Colors on the Farm (Apr. 10, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30633-5), Tractor Mac Farmer’s Market (May 22, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30807-0), Tractor Mac School Day (May 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30635-9), and Tractor Mac Tune-Up (May 22, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30809-4), ages 2–5. Peep and Egg are back in I’m Not Using the Potty by Laura Gehl, illus. by Joyce Wan (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30328-0), ages 2–6. Jasmine Toguchi by Debbi Michiko Florence, illus. by Elizabet Vukovic, greets Jasmine Toguchi, Drummer Girl (Apr. 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30416-4) and Jasmine Toguchi, Flamingo Keeper (July 3, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30420-1), ages 6–9. Hazy Bloom stars in Hazy Bloom and the Pet Project by Jennifer Hamburg, illus. by Jenn Harney (Feb. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30499-7), ages 7–10. A Wrinkle in Time travels to Intergalactic P.S. 3 by Madeleine L’Engle, illus. by Hope Larson (Feb. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31072-1), ages 7–10. Lou Lou and Pea are back in Lou Lou and Pea and the Bicentennial Bonanza by Jill Diamond, illus. by Lesley Vamos (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30298-6), ages 8–12. And Rip and Red return in Most Valuable Players by Phil Bildner, illus. by Tim Probert (May 29, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30510-9), ages 8–12.

Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends

Don’t Tell! by Tom Booth (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11737-3). In this story that breaks the fourth wall, readers are asked how they found this book. Ages 2–5.

I Need All of It by Petra Postert, illus. by Jens Rassmus (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11271-2). A boy gives his father wildly imagined reasons for why he needs to keep the contents of his pocket: a stone, a key, and a button. Ages 4–8.

Little Chef by Elisabeth Weinberg (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09169-7). A girl prepares to make her grandmother’s favorite meal. Ages 4–8.

My Fangtastically Evil Vampire Pet by Mo O’Hara, illus. by Marek Jagucki (Mar. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12811-9), is the debut title of a spin-off series of O’Hara’s My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series. Ages 7–10.

Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16662-3). Five years after telling Bob, a mysterious creature in a chicken suit, that she would help him find his way home, Livy keeps her promise. Ages 8–12.

A Stitch in Time by Daphne Kalmar (June 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15498-9). In this novel about loss and renewal, an orphan grapples with her unpleasant aunt and the even more unpleasant idea of moving to Boston. Ages 8–12.

P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12348-0). Heartbroken when her Catholic parents send her pregnant sister away to stay with a distant great-aunt, Evie secretly sends her letters. Ages 9–12.

This Dance Is Doomed by Holly Kowitt (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09135-2). Becca rescues a school dance in this sequel to The Principal’s Underwear Is Missing. Ages 9–12.

The Misfits Club by Kieran Crowley (Feb. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07926-8). When friends discover stolen goods in an old house, they see it as a chance for one last adventure before they disband their club. Ages 9–13.

Pitch Dark by Courtney Alameda (Feb. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08589-4). Two teens must outwit their enemies, evade monsters that kill with sound, and save their spaceship—and the human race. Ages 12–up.

White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08565-8). When Rufus and his ex-boyfriend, Sebastian, find Rufus’s blood-covered sister holding a knife beside her boyfriend’s body, they must clear her name. Ages 12–up.

Mayfly by Jeff Sweat (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13920-7). Set in a world where life ends at the age of 17, this futuristic thriller pits teens against teens. Ages 13–17.

As She Fades by Abbi Glines (Apr. 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13386-1). After Vale and her boyfriend are in a car accident that leaves him in a coma, Vale finds herself powerfully drawn to another hospital visitor. Ages 13–up.

The Beloved Wild by Melissa Ostrom (Mar. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13279-6). In 1807, Harriet decides to escape her confined life in New Hampshire and sets out for western New York disguised as a boy. Ages 13–up.

Dear Rachel Maddow by Adrienne Kisner (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14602-1). After writing to Rachel Maddow for a school project—and getting a response—Brynn drafts emails to Rachel, detailing events in her life. Ages 13–up.

Feathervein by Tonya Hurley (July 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11363-4). Wren’s ability to communicate with birds is potentially deadly—but it could also help her free her mother’s spirit. Ages 13–up.

Girls Can’t Hit by T.S. Easton (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10232-4). Refused entry into the school’s boxing class because she’s a girl, Fleur takes matters into her own hands. Ages 13–up.

I Stop Somewhere by T.E. Carter (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12464-7). Trapped after a brutal assault, Ellie waits for someone to find her—but who searches for a girl they’ve never noticed in the first place? Ages 13–up.

Losing Leah by Tiffany King (Mar. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12466-1). Ten years after the disappearance of Mia’s twin sister Leah, both sisters discover that their fates are linked in ways they never realized. Ages 13–up.

Not the Girls You’re Looking for by Aminah Mae Safi (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15181-0). When Lulu gets herself into a mess, she has to repair friendships and family alliances—and find herself. Ages 13–up.

Supermoon by H.A. Swain (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11627-7). On a colonized Moon, Uma befrinds an Earthen girl who has been sent to the Moon to infect Uma with a plague. Ages 13–up.

Things Jolie Needs to Do Before She Bites It by Kerry Winfrey (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11954-4). Before her underbite corrective surgery, Jolie decides to live life to the fullest—in case the surgery goes awry. Ages 13–up.

To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11268-2). Siren princess Lira must kill Prince Elian or be turned into a human forever—and the prince’s greatest joy is hunting sirens. Ages 13–up.

Deep Dark Blue: A Memoir of Survival by Polo Tate (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12852-2) is a memoir of surviving sexual abuse in the Air Force Academy. Ages 17–up.


Summer Skin by Kirsty Eagar (May 29, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14600-7). A college sophomore seeks revenge on the jocks who slut-shamed her best friend. Ages 17–up.

Period: Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth, ed. by Kate Farrell (May 8, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14194-1). Writers share perspectives on various menstrual experiences: homeless periods, political periods, and more. Ages 18–up.


Microsaurs gains Tiny-Stego Stampede by Dustin Hansen (July 17, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09032-4), ages 6–9. The Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths, illus. by Terry Denton, expands with The 78-Story Treehouse (Mar. 13, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10485-4) and The 91-Story Treehouse (July 10, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10488-5), ages 6–10. Return to the Jungle by Bear Grylls (May 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16456-8) joins New Jungle Book Adventures, ages 8–12. Way of the Warrior Kid continues with The New Recruit by Jocko Willink, illus. by Jon Bozak (Apr. 24, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15679-2), ages 8–12. The Girl Who Could Fly returns in The Boy Who Lived Forever by Victoria Forester (July 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08931-1), ages 9–12. Paul Gamble’s Ministry of Suits concludes with The Knight’s Armor (July 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07684-7), ages 9–13. Star Struck by Jenny McLachlan (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-06151-5) joins Ladybirds, ages 12–up. The Summoner Trilogy by Taran Matharu gains a prequel, The Outcast (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13867-5), ages 12–up. Daughter of the Pirate King welcomes Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09601-2), ages 13–up. And The Cruelty continues with The Greed by Scott Bergstrom (Feb. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10820-3), ages 17–up.

Macmillan/First Second

One Day a Dot by Ian Lendler, illus. by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-244-6), uses the visual motif of circles to guide readers through the stages of life. Ages 4–8.

Pop! by Jason Carter Eaton, illus. by Matt Rockefeller (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-503-4). On a summer day, Dewey blows and pops bubbles—and chases one that gets away. Ages 4–8.

Chasma Knights by Boya Sun and Kate Reed Petty (May 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-604-8). Neon Knight Beryl is an inventor who can turn broken toys into amazing new creations in her secret workshop. Ages 6–10.

New Shoes by Sara Varon (Mar. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-920-7). On a quest to make the perfect pair of shoes, a donkey ventures into the jungles of South America. Ages 6–10.

City on the Other Side by Mairghread Scott, illus. by Robin Robinson (Apr. 24, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-457-0). In early 20th-century San Francisco, a sheltered girl stumbles into a war between two fairy kingdoms. Ages 8–12.

Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol (May 15, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-445-7). All Vera wants to do is fit in, but that’s not easy for a a Russian girl in the suburbs—and attending Russian camp does not help her plight. Ages 10–14.

Scarlett Hart: Monster Hunter by Marcus Sedgwick, illus. by Thomas Taylor (Apr. 3, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-026-8). The orphaned daughter of legendary monster hunters is determined to follow in their footsteps. Ages 10–14.

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang (Feb. 13, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-363-4). A prince hides a secret—at night he puts on daring dresses and enjoys the Paris social scene—from everyone but his dressmaker. Ages 12–up.

Animus by Antoine Revoy (May 8, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-183-8). In a quiet Japanese neighborhood, paranormal forces haunt the playground. Ages 14–up.

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Pénélope Bagieu (Mar. 6, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-869-1) profiles feisty female role models, some world-famous, others little-known. Ages 14–up.


Crafty Cat returns in Crafty Cat and the Great Butterfly Battle by Charise Mericle Harper (Apr. 24, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-487-7), ages 6–10. Peter & Ernesto star in A Tale of Two Sloths by Graham Annable (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-561-4), ages 6–10. Monsters Beware! by Jorge Aguirre, illus. by Rafael Rosado (Mar. 13, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-180-7), concludes The Chronicles of Claudette, ages 7–10. Dam Keeper presents World Without Darkness by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi (July 10, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-427-3), ages 7–11. Gigi D.G.’s Cucumber Quest visis The Ripple Kingdom (Feb. 27, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-833-2) and The Melody Kingdom (May 29, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-834-9), ages 8–12. And Quirk’s Quest picks up The Lost and the Found by Robert Christie, illus. by Deborah Lang (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-234-7), ages 8–12.

Secret Coders ventures on with Potions & Parameters by Gene Luen Yang, illus. by Mike Holmes (Mar. 27, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-607-9), ages 8–12. The League of Lasers by Mike Lawrence (Mar. 20, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-281-1) joins Star Scouts, ages 8–12. New Science Comics are Robots and Drones: Past Present and Future by Mairghread Scott, illus. by Jacob Chabot (Mar. 27, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-792-2); Rockets: Defying Gravity by Anne Drozd and Jerzy Drozd (June 12, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-825-7); and Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter by Joe Flood (Apr. 17, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-788-5), ages 9–13. Cottons unleashes The Secret of the Wind by Jim Pascoe, illus. by Heidi Arnhold (July 3, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15744-7), ages 10–14. And Spill Zone releases The Broken Vow by Scott Westerfeld, illus. by Alex Puvilland (July 10, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-150-0), ages 15–up.


I’m Not Missing by Carrie Fountain (July 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13251-2). In this novel set in New Mexico, a half-Latina girl steps outside of the larger-than-life shadow of her best friend. Ages 13–up.


Stephanie Garber’s Caraval continues with Legendary (May 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09531-2), ages 13–up.


How Are You?/¿Cómo Estás? by Angela Dominguez (Mar. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12686-3). In this bilingual friendship tale, two giraffe pals find a baby ostrich. Ages 2–5.

What the Ladybug Heard Next by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Lydia Monks (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15652-5). A ladybug once again outsmarts two bandits, in this companion to What the Ladybug Heard. Ages 2–6.

The Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Sara Ogilvie (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15676-1), introduces a dog that uses her keen sense of smell to solve mysteries. Ages 3–6.

If Wendell Had a Walrus by Lori Mortensen, illus. by Matt Phelan (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-602-6). In this story about friendship and imagination, a boy dreams of getting a pet walrus. Ages 4–8.

Marie Curie by Demi (Feb. 20, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-389-6) offers an illustrated account of the life of this revolutionary scientist and winner of two Nobel Prizes. Ages 4–8.

Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree Chung (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14273-3). Primary colors decide to separate, in this story about color, tolerance, and embracing differences. Ages 4–8.

Spectacular Spring: All Kinds of Spring Facts and Fun by Bruce Goldstone (Feb. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12014-4). This celebration of spring features photos and crafts. Ages 4–8.

Stegothesaurus by Bridget Heos, illus. by T.L. McBeth (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13488-2). Stegothesaurus meets an allosaurus that seems as hungry for synonyms as he is. Ages 4–8.

My Family Divided: One Girl’s Journey of Loss, Hope, and Home by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz (July 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13486-8). Actress Guerrero shares her childhood experience of her undocumented immigrant parents’ detainment and deportation. Ages 9–12.

More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War by Kenneth C. Davis (May 15, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14512-3) explains how this pandemic and WWI were intertwined. Ages 10–13.

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree by Sally M. Walker (Mar. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12523-1) charts the history and significance of the American chestnut tree. Ages 10–14.

Legends of the Lost Causes by Brad McLelland and Louis Sylvester (Feb. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12432-6). This series launch involves a band of orphan avengers, a cursed stone, and zombie outlaws. Ages 10–14.

Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword by Henry Lien (Apr. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16569-5). Peasprout Chen learns that becoming a legend of wu liu, the art of martial arts figure skating, is more challenging than she could have imagined. Ages 10–14.

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17097-2) kicks off the Legacy of Orisha trilogy, a West African–inpsired fantasy. Ages 14–up.

The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy by B.T. Gottfred (May 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-852-5). A girl assumed to be a lesbian and a boy assumed to be gay forge a bond as they explore issues of gender, sexuality, and identity. Ages 17–up.


Fairy Animals of Misty Wood welcomes Bailey the Bunny (Feb. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12704-4) and Penny the Puppy (Feb. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12702-0) by Lily Small, ages 5–8. And King Flashypants stars in King Flashypants and the Creature from Crong by Andy Riley (Mar. 27, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-811-2), ages 7–9.


The Weather Girls by Aki (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-620-0). The title characters enjoy outdoor activities throughout the seasons. Ages 3–6.

The Boy and the Blue Moon by Sara O’Leary, illus. by Ashley Crowley (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-774-0). On the night of a blue moon, a boy and his cat take a walk and have a magical adventure. Ages 4–8.

A Dog Called Bear by Diane Fox, illus. by Christyan Fox (Mar. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-867-9). When Lucy sets out in search of a canine companion, she finds a lost “dog” called Bear. Ages 4–8.

Kit & Kaboodle by Rosemary Wells (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13075-4). This series debut introduces feline siblings who are well behaved yet always getting in trouble—thanks to a mischievous mouse. Ages 4–8.

Pip & Pup by Eugene Yelchin (Apr. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-394-0). A baby chick and a puppy become barnyard friends, in this wordless picture book. Ages 4–8.

Pretty Kitty by Karen Beaumont, illus. by Stephanie Laberis (June 12, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9232-5). This counting tale centers on a lonely man whose heart is melted by kittens hoping to find a home. Ages 4–8.

Vivid: Poems & Notes About Color by Julie Paschkis (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12229-2). Poems and facts showcase the colors of the rainbow. Ages 5–8.

Driving by Starlight by Anat Deracine (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13342-7). In this novel set in Saudi Arabia, two girls who are best friends navigate crushes, family expectations, future hopes, and dreams. Ages 13–up.


Eric Carle and Friends’ What’s Your Favorite welcomes What’s Your Favorite Bug? by Eric Carle (July 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15175-9), ages 4–8. And Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet tackles A Prickly Problem by Jacqueline Kelly (Apr. 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-875-4), ages 7–9.


Bunny Built by Michael Slack (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-270-7). An industrious bunny learns a lesson in sharing and friendship when he meets an enormous carrot. Ages 2–6.

My Pet Wants a Pet by Elise Broach, illus. by Eric Barclay (Mar. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10927-9). After a boy finally gets a puppy, his pet also wants something to take care of, as does the pet who that pet gets. Ages 4–7.

The Secrets of Ninja School by Deb Pilutti (Mar. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-649-1). In this tale celebrating confidence, creativity, and kindness, Ruby learns her own secret ninja skill. Ages 4–8.

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker, illus. by Dow Phumiruk (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13752-4), centers on this African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures. Ages 5–9.

The Bat Can Bat: A Book of True Homonyms by Gene Barretta (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9946-1). This tale introducing homonyms stars a cast of animal athletes. Ages 6–9.

Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers? The Story of Ada Lovelace by Tanya Lee Stone, illus. by Marjorie Priceman (Feb. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-299-8), profiles this 19th-century woman who is heralded as history’s first computer programmer. Ages 6–9.

Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented by Tanya Lee Stone (July 17, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-168-7) reveals the issues and personalities that sparked this game. Ages 8–12.

Geeked Out by Obert Skye (Feb. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-939-3). In this series launch set in a dystopian school with divided cliques, a geeky gang of friends forms a secret vigilante superhero group. Ages 9–12.

Wrong in All the Right Ways by Tiffany Brownlee (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13053-2). An attraction between foster siblings ignites forbidden love, in this contemporary reimagining of Wuthering Heights. Ages 12–up.

Run, Hide, Fight Back by April Henry (May 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-589-0). Six teens band together to survive after a shooting breaks out in a shopping mall. Ages 14–up.


Little Vehicles rolls on with The Little Ice Cream Truck by Margery Cuyler, illus. by Bob Kolar (May 22, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-806-8), ages 3–6. Marty Frye, Private Eye returns in The Case of the Busted Video Games by Janet Tashjian, illus. by Laurie Keller (June 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-461-9), ages 6–8. My Life continues with My Life as a Youtuber by Janet Tashjian, illus. by Jake Tashjian (Apr. 3, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-892-1), ages 9–12. And The Alcatraz Escape by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, illus. by Sarah Watts (May 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-963-8), joins Book Scavengers, ages 9–14.


Firefly Forest by Robyn Frampton, illus. by Mike Heath (Mar. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12263-6), spotlights the handcrafted magical “gnome homes” and “fairy houses” the author anonymously installed in a park. Ages 3–6.

Z Goes First: An Alphabet Story Z-to-A by Sean Lamb, illus. by Mike Perry (May 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12395-4). Z is tired of being in last place, so she and her best friend Y decide to move to the front of the alphabet. Ages 3–6.

Babysitting Nightmares: The Shadow Hand by Kat Shepherd (June 5, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15696-9). In this series debut, a babysitter deals with a power outage and creepy happenings. Ages 8–12.

Snared: Escape to the Above by Adam Jay Epstein (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14692-2) debuts the Wily Snare series, starring a boy who sets traps to keep intruders away from the gold in an ancient wizard’s dungeon. Ages 8–12.

Ink, Iron, and Glass by Gwendolyn Clare (Feb. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11276-7). Elsa, who lives in a world created by her scriptologist mother, crosses into the real world to find her mother after she is kidnapped. Ages 14–up.

Shadow State by Elyse Brayden (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12423-4). After being abducted in connection with a drug to treat PTSD, Brynn has to uncover what she’s been forced to forget. Ages 14–up.

Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez (June 5, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13285-7) is the first book of a fantasy trilogy about warring countries, ancient healing magic, family secrets, and forbidden romance. Ages 14–up.

Broken Beautiful Hearts by Kami Garcia (Feb. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07920-6). When a soccer star breaks up with her boyfriend and then shatters her knee in a fall, her plans for the future are also shattered. Ages 15–up.


Joining Trevor Lai’s Tomo’s Adventure Journal series are Tomo and His Animal Friends (Apr. 17, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11990-2) and Tomo: Adventures in Counting (Apr. 17, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11989-6), ages 1–3. Super Happy Party Bears are back in Cruising for a Snoozing by Marcie Colleen, illus. by Steve James (Mar. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12416-6), ages 6–8. Mysticons gains Quest for the Codex by Sadie Chesterfield (June 19, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16506-0), ages 7–9; and The Secret of the Fifth Mysticon by Liz Marsham (June 19, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16499-5), ages 8–12. Bug Girl reappears in Fury on the Dance Floor by Benjamin Harper and Sarah Hines Stephens, illus. by Anoosha Syed (May 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10663-6), ages 8–12. Disaster Diaries picks up Cursed! by R. McGeddon (Feb. 13, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13567-4), ages 8–12. Traitor’s Trilogy continues with The Traitor’s Ruin by Erin Beaty (May 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14225-2), ages 14–up. And Freya returns in Slay by Matthew Laurence (Mar. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08819-2), ages 15–up.


My Fun School Bus Lift-the-Flap by Roger Priddy (May 8, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52649-8). This bus-shaped book features big flaps to lift. Ages 2–4.

Dinosaur ABC by Roger Priddy (June 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52697-9) is an alphabetical roundup of dinosaur models. Ages 2–5.


All books are by Roger Priddy: New First Learning Play Sets are First Learning Animals Play Set (May 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52773-0) and First Learning Numbers Play Set (May 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52774-7), ages 1–3. Picture Fit Board Books releases A Toy Box of Shapes: A Clever Alphaprints Book (July 3, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52722-8), ages 1–3. Follow Me issues Maze Book: Follow Me Around the World (July 24, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52661-0), 1–5. Alphaprints picks up Alphaprints Sea Life (Apr. 24, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52719-8), ages 1–3. Joining Picture Fit Board Books is A Barnyard of Friends (July 3, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52721-1), ages 1–3. My Little Books adds My Little Book of Animals (Apr. 3, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52654-2) and My Little Book of Words (Apr. 3, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52655-9), ages 2–5. Look Closer spies Under the Ocean (Apr. 3, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52166-0), ages 2–8. And new Smart Kids titles are Smart Kids Dinosaurs (Apr. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-50605-6), Smart Kids Reptiles and Amphibians (Apr. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-50603-2), Smart Kids Sharks (Apr. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-50602-5), and Smart Kids Space (Apr. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52289-6), ages 5–8.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook

A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano, illus. by Lane Smith (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-314-6). A boy and a girl exploring an abandoned house imagine who might have lived there. Ages 3–6.

The Breaking News by Sarah Lynne Reul (Apr. 10, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15356-2). When devastating news rattles a girl’s community, residents’ seemingly small acts make a world of difference. Ages 4–8.

Hawk Rising by Maria Gianferrari, illus. by Brian Floca (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-096-1). A father red-tailed hawk hunts for his family in a suburban neighborhood. Ages 4–8.

They Came by Mark Tatulli (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-355-9). When a spaceship lands in a small town, everyone is warned to stay back—but one child realizes something no one else does. Ages 4–8.

The Super Life of Ben Braver by Marcus Emerson (Mar. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-710-6). In this series debut, Ben lands a spot at a secret school where kids with super abilities learn to control their powers. Ages 7–10.

Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire by John August (Feb. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-814-1). In this series opener, a newcomer to a town of mystery and magic attracts the attention of dark, ancient forces. Ages 8–12.

Chadwick’s Epic Revenge by Lisa Doan, illus. by Natalie Andrewson (June 26, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15409-5). Seeking revenge, a boy who’s the victim of endless pranks turns the tables on his nemesis. Ages 8–12.

Raffie on the Run by Jacqueline Resnick, illus. by Joe Sutphin (Feb. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-866-0). After his brother is taken from their Brooklyn subway station, a pizza-loving rat sets out to find him. Ages 8–12.

Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14991-6). When otherworldly beings fall from the sky, it appears the end is near—but for one girl, it’s the beginning of a life-changing adventure. Ages 14–up.


Cilla Lee-Jenkins reappears in This Book Is a Classic by Susan Tan, illus. by Dana Wulfekotte (Mar. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-553-9), ages 8–10.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/Flash Point


What a Story! introduces Abraham Lincoln (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16611-1), Al Capone (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16603-6), Albert Einstein (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16609-8), Blackbeard (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16605-0), Charlie Chaplin (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16623-4), Christopher Columbus (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16607-4), Cleopatra (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16621-0), Coco Chanel (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16625-8), Marie Curie (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16615-9), Neil Armstrong (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16619-7), Nelson Mandela (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16613-5), and Rosa Parks (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16617-3), ages 4–7. And Epic Fails issues The Space Race (July 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15061-5) and The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving into History (July 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15055-4) by Ben Thompson and Erik Slader, illus. by Tim Foley, ages 8–12.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook/Porter

Pie Is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard, illus. by Jason Chin (May 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-562-1). During a Fourth of July picnic, a family witnesses firsthand the ups and downs of sharing. Ages 2–6.

The Other Ducks by Ellen Yeomans, illus. by Chris Sheban (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-502-7). Two ducks spot their reflections and mistake them for other ducks. Ages 3–6.

Tessa Takes Wing by Richard Jackson, illus. by Julie Downing (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-439-6). A baby finds an airborne way to reach her sister’s toys. Ages 3–6.

Water Land: Land and Water Forms Around the World by Christy Hale (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15244-2). This book with die-cut pages identifies land and water masses. Ages 3–6.

Geraldine by Elizabeth Lilly (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-359-7). Geraldine is the new kid in her class—and she’s also a giraffe. Ages 3–7.

Trevor by Jim Averbeck, illus. by Amy Hevron (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14828-5). A lonely canary befriends a lemon that connects him to a flock of birds. Ages 3–8.

Vincent Comes Home by Jessixa and Aaron Bagley (Feb. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-780-9). When his cargo ship docks, Vincent the cat wanders the city looking for a home. Ages 4–6.

All the Animals Where I Live by Philip C. Stead (Mar. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-656-7). The author introduces readers to animals near his home. Ages 4–8.

Best Frints at Skrool by Antoinette Portis (June 26, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-871-4). Yelfred and Omek go to skrool, in this sequel to Best Frints in the Whole Universe. Ages 4–8.

Do Not Lick This Book by Idan Ben-Barak, illus. by Julian Frost (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17536-6). Min, a microbe, shows readers extreme closeups of everyday surfaces. Ages 4–8.

Dude! by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Dan Santat (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-603-1). In this one-word picture book, a platypus and a beaver go surfing and make an unexpected friend. Ages 4–8.

Vernon Is on His Way: Small Stories by Philip C. Stead (June 5, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-655-0). This companion to A Home for Bird rounds up tales of kindly toad Vernon and his friends Skunk and Porcupine. Ages 4–8.


The Truth About... by Maxwell Eaton releases The Truth About Bears (Feb. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-666-6), The Truth About Hippos (Feb. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-667-3), and The Truth About Dolphins (May 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-668-0), ages 4–8.

Macmillan/Swoon Reads

Airports, Exes, and Other Things I’m Over by Shani Petroff (May 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13050-1). A bad storm and two canceled flights leave Sari stranded in an airport with her cheating ex. Ages 13–17.

The Impossibility of Us by Katy Upperman (July 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12799-0). After her brother dies in Afghanistan, Elise and her mother move to a coastal village, where Elise falls for an Afghan boy. Ages 13–17.

Love Me, Love Me Not by S.M. Koz (June 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13783-8). Removed from her home and placed in foster care, a teen finds that her friendship with her foster brother is growing into something more. Ages 13–17.

Love Scene, Take Two by Alex Evansley (June 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13570-4). Stranded at the airport after failing an audition for a film based on a hit book series, Teddy is taken in by the young author of the series. Ages 13–17.

A Prom to Remember by Sandy Hall (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11914-8) recounts a prom night from five teens’ perspectives. Ages 13–17.

The Soul Keepers by Devon Taylor (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16830-6). After dying in a car accident, Rhett awakens in the afterlife and is recruited to join the crew of a vessel that transports the souls of the dead. Ages 13–17.

When Life Gives You Demons by Jennifer Honeybourn (July 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15823-9). An exorcist-in-training struggles to fight demons and solve the mystery of her mother’s disappearance. Ages 13–17.

Bound to You by Alyssa Brandon (Apr. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10172-3). A stubborn teen faces off with her brooding soulmate in this paranormal romance. Ages 13–up.

The Boyfriend Bracket by Kate Evangelista (June 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18538-9). With her overprotective brother and her longtime crush away at college, Stella devises a plan to land a boyfriend. Ages 13–up.

The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde (May 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18971-4). A teen rock star navigates family, love, coming out, and life in the spotlight after being labeled the latest celebrity train wreck. Ages 13–up.

The Game Can’t Love You Back by Karole Cozzo (May 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16389-9). When her school merges with another, Eve contends with guys who aren’t used to having a girl on their baseball team. Ages 13–up.

Suitors and Sabotage by Cindy Anstey (Apr. 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14565-9). In this Regency romance, two teens must hide their true feelings for each other while figuring out who means them harm. Ages 13–up.

The Supervillain and Me by Danielle Banas (July 10, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15435-4). Abby’s brother is a superhero, but when a fledgling supervillan saves her from a mugging, she questions the status quo. Ages 13–up.


These Vicious Masks concludes with These Vengeful Souls by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas (Feb. 20, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18306-4), ages 13–up. Traveler gains Dreamer by L.E. Delano (Apr. 10, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10042-9), ages 13–up. And Xenith Trilogy continues with Between Frost and Fury by Chani Lynn Feener (July 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12378-7), ages 13–up.

Macmillan/Tor Teen

Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway (May 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9641-9). In this tale of court intrigue and vengeance, Athan is sent undercover to gain intel on the royal family—and falls for the princess. Ages 12–up.

Dive Smack by Demetra Brodsky (June 19, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9695-2). Seemingly perfect Theo grapples with a dark past: he started the fire that killed his mother and left his father on a path to self-destruction. Ages 13–up.

Like Never and Always by Ann Aguirre (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9758-4). After a car accident, Liv wakes up in her best friend’s body, learning her darkest secrets and shocking truths. Ages 13–up.

The Unfortunates by Kim Liggett (July 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8100-2). A teen involved in a fatal accident wants to face the consequences, but given his senator father’s connections, he gets away with murder. Ages 13–up.

Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro (May 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16702-6). Grieving his father’s murder by the police, Moss pushes back against the racial and economic injustice that surrounds him. Ages 14–up.


A.J. Hartley’s Steeplejack picks up Guardian (June 12, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8815-5), ages 13–up.


The Dysasters by P.C. and Kristin Cast (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14104-0). In this series debut, a deadly tornado brings two teens together and awakens their power to control the element air. Ages 12–up.

Fade to Us by Julia Day (Feb. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09737-8) relays a story about found families, the bond of sisterhood, and first love. Ages 12–up.

In Sight of Stars by Gae Polisner (Mar. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14383-9). In this novel about piecing oneself back together, Klee lands in a psychiatric hospital after his father dies and a new friend betrays him. Ages 12–up.

Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones (Feb. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12913-0). Liesl returns to the Underground to unravel the mystery of life, death, and the Goblin King, in this finale of the Wintersong duology. Ages 12–up.

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (Apr. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16845-0). Driven by a love for her clan and her growing love for Fiske, Eelyn confronts her own definition of loyalty and family. Ages 12–up.

Flight Season by Marie Marquardt (Feb. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10701-5). Two teens learn what to hold on to, what to let go of, and that sometimes love gets in the way of plans. Ages 13–up.

How I Resist, ed. by Tim Federle and Maureen Johnson (May 1, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16836-8), collects essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope. Ages 13–up.

Kissing Games by Tara Eglington (June 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07526-0). Aurora’s matchmaking strategies backfire, in this sequel to How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You. Ages 13–up.

Smothered by Autumn Chiklis (May 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15049-3). Inspired by the author’s life, this novel reveals what happens when entering the “real world” means moving back in with your mother. Ages 13–up.

This Heart of Mine by C.C. Hunter (Feb. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13165-2). After a new heart saves her life, Leah seeks out, and falls in love with, the twin of the heart donor. Ages 13–up.


Valkyrie concludes with From the Earth to the Shadows by Amanda Hocking (Apr. 24, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-08480-4), ages 12–up.


A Feel Better Book for Little Tempers by Holly Brochmann and Leah Bowen, illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez (Mar. 19, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2817-1), aims to teach children how to manage tempers and tantrums. Ages 3–6.

Abracadabra: The Magic of Trying by Maria Loretta Giraldo, illus. by Nicoletta Bertelle (Apr. 23, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2874-4). With the help of a “magic” word and practice, Little Owl learns to fly. Ages 4–8.

Baxter and Danny Stand Up to Bullying by James M. Foley, illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez (Mar. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2818-8). Forest animals confront a bullying blue jay. Ages 4–8.

Big Brave Bold Sergio by Debbie Wagenbach, illus. by Jamie Tablason (Mar. 19, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2794-5). A turtle stars in this tale about standing up for kindness and compassion in the face of peer pressure. Ages 4–8.

A Box of Butterflies by Jo Rooks (Apr. 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2871-3). Ruby describes emotions to her robot. Ages 4–8.

Breathe by Inês Castel-Branco (Apr. 30, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2872-0) encourages readers to work through worries and fears by using breathing, stretching, and relaxation techniques. Ages 4–8.

Bye Bye Pesky Fly by Lysa Mullady, illus. by Janet McDonnell (May 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2855-3). Pig figures out the best way to handle pesky Fly, while Fly learns to better interact with his friend. Ages 4–8.

Line and Dot by Veronique Cauchy (Mar. 12, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2873-7). When Line and Dot invite their diverse friends to play with them, together they’re able to create many more images. Ages 4–8.

Little Worlds by Geraldine Collet, illus. by Sebastien Chebret (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2819-5). Kids are free to be themselves and play with others in such special spaces as a tree house or a living-room fort. Ages 4–8.

Marvelous Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful Family by Carrie Lara, illus. by Christine Battuz (May 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2856-0). An interracial child describes what color means. Ages 4–8.

Mom’s Busy Days by Elise Raucy, illus. by Estelle Meens (Feb. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2820-1). A family finds ways to enjoy time together despite their hectic schedules. Ages 4–8.

Relaxations: Big Tools for Little Worriers by Mamen Duch, illus. by Raúl Nieto Guridi (June 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2904-8), teaches kids to be calm through breathing, relaxation, and visualization. Ages 4–8.

Sewing the Rainbow: A Story About Gilbert Baker by Gayle E. Pitman, illus. by Holly Clifton-Brown (June 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2902-4), tells of Baker’s creation of the rainbow flag. Ages 4–8.

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice by Marianne Celano et al., illus. by Jennifer Zivoin (May 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2854-6), describes a traumatic police shooting from the perspective of a white family and an African-American family. Ages 4–8.

Dream It! A Playbook to Spark Your Awesomeness by Sara Williams and Scott Stoll (Apr. 16, paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2795-2) urges readers to think about what they like, what they are good at, and what their passions are. Ages 8–12.


Grow Up, Ant-Man! by Brandon T. Snider (June 5, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02327-6). In this tale, Ant-Man grows bigger and bigger—and then gets smaller and smaller. Ages 3–5.


The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale adds 2 Fuzzy, 2 Furious (Mar. 6, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01126-6), ages 9–12.


The Great Shoe Parade by Nikolai Popov (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-25-2). Animals travel in shoes that have been transformed into transportation vehicles. Ages 3–5.

Hazelnut Days by Emmanuel Bourdier and Zaü (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-54-2). During a boy’s weekly visit to his father in prison, it is evident that they love each other. Ages 5–7.

The Little Rabbit and His Friends by Marcus Herrenberger (Apr. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-09-2). When Fox boasts that he’ll eat Little Rabbit, forest animals team up to defeat the bully and save their friend. Ages 5–7.

Marwan’s Journey by Patricia de Arias, illus. by Laura Borras (May 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-55-9). A refugee boy fleeing war and hunger longs for a safe home and hopes for a peaceful future. Ages 5–7.