Mix-a-Mutt by Sara Ball (Sept. 11, board book, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1310-5). In this companion to Flip-o-saurus and Flip-o-storic, kids mix and match the bodies of 10 breeds of dogs to create 1,000 new canines. Ages 2–8.


World Soccer Legends welcomes Stars of World Soccer (second ed.) by Illugi Jökulsson (Sept. 11, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1316-7), ages 7–up.


Princesses Save the World by Savannah Guthrie and Allison Oppenheim, illus. by Eva Byrne (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3171-6). The Strawberry Kingdom’s bees disappear in this sequel to Princesses Wear Pants. Ages 3–7.

The Dress and the Girl by Camille Andros, illus. by Julie Morstad (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3161-7). A girl and her favorite dress emigrate from the Greek countryside to Ellis Island. Ages 4–7.

The Sloth Who Slowed Us Down by Margaret Wild, illus. by Vivienne To (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3195-2). A sweet sloth teaches the speediest family in the world an important lesson. Ages 4–7.

A Prayer for the Animals by Daniel Kirk (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3199-0). Verse blesses farm animals, house pets, wild animals, and other creatures. Ages 4–8.

I Am Human: A Book of Empathy by Susan Verde, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3165-5), reveals that it’s okay to make mistakes—and encourages kind words, smiles, and apologies. Ages 4–8.

The Boy and the Giant by David Litchfield (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3318-5). What happens when Billy runs away from the Giant in fear—and hurts the Giant’s feelings? Ages 4–8.

The Neighbors by Einat Tsarfati, trans. by Annette Appel (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3168-6). As a girl climbs up to her own boring apartment, she imagines what’s behind each door she passes. Ages 4–8.

The Very Last Castle by Travis Jonker, illus. by Mark Pett (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2574-6). While other residents fear what may be locked up in the town’s last castle, a girl discovers what’s inside. Ages 4–8.

Lights, Camera, Carmen! by Anika Denise, illus. by Lorena Alvarez Gomez (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3169-3). A young actress loves the spotlight—but it’s her younger brother who lands a starring role. Ages 5–7.

Hello Kitty Presents: The Fairytale Collection (Sept. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3215-7) compiles five classic tales starring Hello Kitty. Ages 5–8.

Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted by Susan Wood, illus. by Sarah Green (Aug. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3162-4), is a picture-book biography of the Massachusetts senator. Ages 6–9.

The Eye That Never Sleeps: How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln by Marissa Moss, illus. by Jeremy Holmes (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3064-1), tells how Alan Pinkerton protected Lincoln from would-be assassins en route to his 1861 inauguration. Ages 6–9.

I (Heart) Art: The Work We Love from the Metropolitan Museum of Art by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Jan. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3387-1) showcases 150 works of art, presented by theme. Ages 8–11.

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice: Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World by Ilene Cooper (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2295-0) examines this First Lady’s role as protector and advocate for those without a voice. Ages 10–13.

A History of Pictures for Children: From Cave Paintings to Computer Drawings by David Hockney and Martin Gayford (Oct. 2, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3211-9) adapts A History of Pictures for young readers. Ages 10–14.

Standing Up Against Hate: How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course of WWII by Mary Cronk Farrell (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3160-0) profiles African-American women who played a crucial role in integrating the armed forces. Ages 10–14.

China: A History by the Field Museum and Cheryl Bardoe (Jan. 15, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2121-2) discusses traditions and changes that have defined Chinese culture for more than 7,000 years. Ages 11–14.


Making of America introduces Abraham Lincoln by Teri Kanefield (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3159-4), ages 11–14.


Ghoulia by Barbara Cantini (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3293-5). In this series debut, a zombie who longs for a friend doesn’t need a costume on Halloween. Ages 6–8.

The Questioneers: Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3360-4), launches a chapter book series starring picture book heroine Rosie Revere, whose aunt and her pals make up the Raucous Riveters—fun-loving women who build airplanes during WWII. Ages 6–9.

Miranda and Maude: The Princess and the Absolutely Not a Princess by Emma Wunsch, illus. by Jessika Von Innerebner (Aug. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3179-2). In this series opener, Maude launches a birthday boycott when she is excluded from Miranda’s Royal Birthday Party. Ages 7–10.

Backstagers: The Backstagers and the Ghost Light by Andy Mientus, illus. by Rian Sygh (Sept. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3120-4), kicks off a series about a boy who joins the stage crew at his new prep school and discovers the magic that happens behind the scenes. Ages 8–12.

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3140-2). An orphan who works for a vindictive chimney sweep unwittingly creates a golem. Ages 8–12.

Wicked Nix by Lena Coakley, illus. by Jaime Zollars (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2869-3). A mischievous fairy must protect the forest from a dangerous enemy: humans. Ages 8–12.

Rules of the Ruff by Heidi Lang (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3137-2). A girl who works for the neighborhood dog walker springs into action when a rival dog walker begins stealing their customers. Ages 9–12.

Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3143-3). When a teen falls into a coma after a football mishap, his family and friends try to uncover the truth behind his injury. Ages 10–14.

The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix (Sept. 4, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2838-9; paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3265-2) tells of this German pastor who spoke out against the Nazis and rebelled against racist and nationalist authorities. Ages 10–14.

Gullstruck Island by Frances Hardinge (Oct. 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3194-5). Arilou, the last of the remaining Lost, who are able to send their senses away from their bodies, is swept into a sinister conspiracy. Ages 11–15.

Beneath the Citadel by Destiny Soria (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3146-4). In a city ruled by ancient prophecies, four teenage survivors of a failed rebellion try to save their city and themselves. Ages 13–17.

Easy Prey by Catherine Lo (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3190-7). Only three students had access to a teacher’s racy photos before they went viral—and all three deny leaking the pictures. Ages 13–17.

Giant Days by Non Pratt and Boom! Studios (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3126-6) follows the misadventures of three very different girls navigating their first year of university. Ages 13–17.

The Good Demon by Jimmy Cajoleas (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3127-3). A teen who has been miserable since her exorcism discovers her Southern town’s deep-seated roots in the occult. Ages 13–17.

Stain by A.G. Howard (Jan. 15, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3141-9) centers on a princess who must win back her kingdom, save the prince, and make peace with the land of the night. Ages 13–18.


JoJo Siwa’s Adventures of JoJo and BowBow presents JoJo and BowBow Take the Stage (Nov. 6, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3601-8), ages 6–9; and Candy Kisses (Nov. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3600-1), ages 8–11. Big Foot and Little Foot return in The Monster Detector by Ellen Potter, illus. by Felicita Sala (Sept. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3122-8), ages 6–9. Ocean Renegades! Journey Through the Paleozoic Era by Abby Howard (Aug. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3136-5) joins Earth Before Us, ages 8–11. The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters continues with Flight of the Bluebird by Kara LaReau, illus. by Jen Hill (Jan. 8, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3144-0), ages 8–12. Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid issues The Meltdown (Oct. 30, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2743-6), ages 8–12. Frank Einstein returns in Frank Einstein and the Bio-Action Gizmo by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Brian Biggs (Aug. 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3125-9), ages 8–12. And JoJo’s Guide to Making Your Own Fun: #DoItYourself (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3208-9) is a new JoJo Siwa nonfiction title, ages 8–12.

Joining Lumberjanes is The Good Egg by Mariko Tamaki, illus. by Brooklyn Allen and Boom! Studios (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3131-0), ages 8–12. Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales adds Lafayette! A Revolutionary War Tale by Nathan Hale (Oct. 16, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3148-8), ages 8–12. Supergirl offers Ultimate Guidebook (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3170-9), ages 8–12; and Master of Illusion by Jo Whittemore (Jan. 2, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3142-6), ages 10–14. Terrible Two concludes with The Terrible Two’s Last Laugh by Mac Barnett and Jory John, illus. by Kevin Cornell (Jan. 15, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2565-4), ages 8–12. The Flash welcomes The Tornado Twins by Barry Lyga (Oct. 2, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3124-2) and Ultimate Guidebook (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2938-6), ages 9–12. The Odds trilogy by Amy Ignatow concludes with Odds & Ends (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3132-7), ages 10–14. And The Curses is a new Graces novel by Laure Eve (Jan. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2571-5), ages 13–18.

Abrams Appleseed

All Aboard! The Christmas Train by Nichole Mara, illus. by Andrew Kolb (Oct. 16, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3295-9). In this accordion-style book, Santa searches his Christmas train for his missing boot. Ages up to 3.

Decked Out for Christmas! by Ethan Long (Oct. 16, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2305-6). North Pole mice decorate Santa’s sleigh. Ages up to 3.

Super Pooper and Whizz Kid: Potty Power! by Hello!Lucky (Aug. 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3157-0) introduces two potty-training heroes. Ages up to 3.

A Hug Is for Holding Me by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Lisk Feng (Dec. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2826-6), shows how animals and plants give their own unique hugs. Ages 3–5.

Balance the Birds by Susie Ghahremani (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2876-1). This book about balance and relative size features birds of all sizes and shapes. Ages 3–5.

Into the Forest by Laura Baker, illus. by Nadia Taylor (Oct. 2, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3354-3). A squirrel searches for her family as other animal families go about their daily lives. Ages 3–5.

So Many Sounds by Tim McCanna, illus. by Andy J. Miller (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3156-3). This rhyming introduction to everyday sounds encourages kids to pay attention to the world around them. Ages 3–5.


Big Flaps for Little Hands presents Let’s Go, Ted! by Sophy Henn (Sept. 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2756-6), ages up to 3. Changing Faces offers Don’t Wake the Tiger! by Carles Ballesteros and Nathan Thoms (Oct. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-2473-2), ages up to 3. And joining Growing Hearts is My Little Gifts: A Book of Sharing by Jo Witek, illus. by Christine Roussey (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3320-8), ages 2–4.



Wildlife Picture Books gains Hidden Critters: Can You Find Them All? by Stan Tekiela (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-59193-812-5), ages 4–8.

Akashic/Black Sheep

Liza Jane & the Dragon by Laura Lippman, illus. by Kate Samworth (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-661-0). A girl frustrated with her parents’ rules fires them and hires a dragon to take their place. Ages 1–8.


Changers wraps up with Forever by T. Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper (Sept. 4, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-528-6), ages 12–18.


The End of the World and Beyond by Avi (Jan. 29, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-565-2). Oliver is an indentured servant in the American colonies, in this sequel to The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts. Ages 8–12.

Here to Stay by Sara Farizan (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-700-7) is a novel about a teen boy’s struggle to fight bullying and Islamophobia and find his voice. Ages 13–17.

You Are the Everything by Karen Rivers (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-815-8) reveals how two teens cope in the wake of a plane crash. Ages 13–18.

(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health, edited by Kelly Jensen (Oct. 2, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-781-6). Essays, poems, and art explore the ways in which accomplished individuals deal with mental illness. Ages 14–18.

A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-373-3) offers a ghost story set in a New York City refuge for troubled girls. Ages 14–18.


The Infinite Pieces of Us by Rebekah Crane (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-0395-1). A teenage math whiz desperately tries to rectify her life-sized mistake. Ages 12–17.

The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-5316-1). In this series launch set in a future world, overpopulation, climate change, and technology collide. Ages 12–17.


The Warrior Queen by Emily R. King (Aug. 14, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5039-0337-1) concludes The Hundredth Queen, ages 13–17.


A-Z of Animals by Tom Jackson (Sept. 4, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-78274-686-7) is an alphabet book introducing various critters. Ages 3–6.


Dewey Fairchild, Teacher Problem Solver by Lorri Horn (Sept. 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-85-0). After his school debuts a campaign to promote conservation and healthy choices, Dewey’s protest backfires. Ages 8–12.

Flip the Silver Switch by Jackie Yeager (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-69-0). During a competition, young inventors are blindsided with another task to solve. Ages 8–12.

A Dreadful Fairy Book by Jon Etter (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-948705-14-1). A less-than cheery fairy sets out on a quest to find an elusive library. Ages 9–up.

The Law of Inertia by Sophie Gonzales (Oct. 16, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-87-4). The first two times Ash tried to die he survived, but only two people know that when he did die, it was unintentional. Ages 13–18.

Lucky You by Saba Kapur (Oct. 30, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-944995-93-5). A first-semester college student hoping to recover from a kidnapping becomes entangled in investigations of a mysterious drug. Ages 13–18.

Perfect Harmony by Emily Albright (Sept. 25, paper, $11.99 ISBN 978-1-944995-82-9). In this romance, cellist prodigies Pippa and Declan battle for a coveted spot at an elite music conservatory. Ages 13–18.

American Girl

Spark: A Guide to Ignite the Creativity Inside You by Andrea Debbink, illus. by Emily Balsley (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68337-101-4), includes ideas, activities, and profiles of women inventors and creators. Ages 8–12.


Care & Keeping of You releases The Skin & Nails Book: Care & Keeping Advice for Girls by Carrie Anton, illus. by Josee Masse (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68337-106-9), ages 8–12.

Amicus Ink

Riddle Diddle Farm (Aug. 21, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-406-1) and Riddle Diddle Safari (Aug. 21, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-407-8) by Diane Z. Shore and Deanna Calvert, illus. by Stephanie Bauer, are rhyming lift-the-flap riddle books featuring patchwork-style art. Ages 2–4.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Lamb by Bridget Heos, illus. by Sarah Jennings (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-405-4). What happens when a girl who loves nursery rhymes gets them all mixed up? Ages 4–7.

I’ve Got Eyes! Exceptional Eyes of the Animal World by Julie Murphy, illus. by Hannah Tolson (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68152-404-7). This follow-up to I’ve Got Feet! showcases animals’ eyes. Ages 6–9.

Andersen USA

I Was Made for You by David Lucas (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-3559-6). A knitted cat embarks on a journey to discover why he was made. Ages 4–9.

Not Just a Book by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Tony Ross (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-3569-5), reveals how books can take readers anywhere and teach them anything they want to know. Ages 4–9.

An Anty-War Story by Tony Ross (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-3564-0). This anti-war story is told through the eyes of an ant who dreams of joining the line that delivers food, but has been enlisted as a soldier. Ages 7–11.


Elmer stars in Elmer’s Walk by David McKee (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-3554-1), ages 4–9.

Andrews McMeel

Kid Beowulf: The Rise of El Cid by Alexis E. Fajardo (Aug. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9384-4). The third volume in the Kid Beowulf series is a swashbuckler with a dash of romance set in medieval Spain. Ages 8–14.

Ozy and Millie by Dana Simpson (Aug. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9595-4). From the creator of the Phoebe and Her Unicorn series comes the story of two middle grade students in Seattle who happen to be foxes. Ages 8–12.

Tales of an 8-Bit Kitten: Lost in the Nether: An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure by Cube Kid (Sept. 18, paperback, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9447-6) introduces a series about a kitten named Eeebs who has some incredible adventures in the world of Minecraft. Ages 8–12.


The Big Nate comics continue with Big Nate Goes Bananas! by Lincoln Peirce (Sept. 18, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-8995-3), ages 7–12. Phoebe and Her Unicorn in Unicorn Theater by Dana Simpson (Oct. 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-8981-6) is the eighth book in the Phoebe and Her Unicorn series and the second graphic novel, ages 7–12. The Peanuts gang is back in Snoopy: Boogie Down! (PEANUTS AMP Series Book 11): A PEANUTS Collection by Charles M. Schulz (Oct. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9354-7), ages 7–12.Trapped in a Video Game levels up with Robots Revolt and Return to Doom Island by Dustin Brady, illus. by Jesse Brady (Sept. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9515-2; Sept. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9518-3), ages 8–12. And My Life in Smiley continues with I Got This! by Anne Kalicky (Oct. 16, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4494-9571-8), ages 9–12.


Anna at the Art Museum by Hazel Hutchins and Gail Herbert, illus. by Lil Crump (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-043-8). In this book featuring works from the world’s galleries, a girl discovers the power of art. Ages 4–7.

That’s Not Hockey! by Andree Poulin, illus. by Felix Girard (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-051-3), focuses on Jacques Plante, inventor of the hockey goalie mask, who stood up to nay-sayers. Ages 5–8.

The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker (Sept. 11, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-070-4). Lena is determined to track down her uncle in this novel about defiance and courage, set in East Berlin during the 1980s. Ages 14–18.


Classic Munsch offers A Classic Munsch ABC by Robert Munsch, illus. by Michael Martchenko (Sept. 4, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-77321-092-6), ages 1–4. Cross Ups moves on with Anyone’s Game by Sylv Chiang, illus. by Connie Choi (Sept. 11, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-046-9), ages 8–11. And Dr. Dave—Astronaut wraps up with Destination: Space by Dave Williams and Loredana Cunti, illus. by Theo Krynauw (Oct. 9, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-057-5), ages 9–12.


My First Music Book: Musical Instruments by Charlotte Ameling (Sept. 25, board book, $11.5, ISBN 978-2-7338-6148-6). This search-and-find book with sound buttons identifies eight instruments. Ages 1–6.

Little Red Riding Hood by Amy Blay (Aug. 28, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-5625-3) and Pinocchio by Tiago Americo (Aug. 28, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-5626-0) are novelty books retelling these tales. Ages 3–5.

Little Mole, Please Open the Door! by Orianne Lallemand, illus. by Claire Frossard (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-6146-2). When a storm blows in, Mole opens his door to all the forest animals—even the wolf. Ages 3–7.


New My First Interactive Board Books are Baby Animals by Yu-Hsuan Huang (Oct. 9, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-5915-5), Bedtime by Camille Loiselet (Oct. 9, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-5914-8), and On the Farm by Amandine Notaert (Oct. 9, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-7338-5913-1), ages 1–4. And Wolf Who... introduces The Wolf Who Learned Self-Control (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-6147-9) and The Wolf Who Visited the Land of Fairy Tales (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-7338-5962-9) by Orianne Lallemand, illus. by Eleonore Thuillier, ages 4–7.


Chilly Penguin by Constanze von Kitzing, trans. by Lisa Rosinsky (Sept. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-406-7) introduces themes of perseverance, problem-solving, and friendship. Ages 2–4.

Dump Truck Disco by Skye Silver, illus. by Christiane Engel, music by Mike Flannery (Sept. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-407-4), offers a book and a sing-along CD featuring construction vehicles. Ages 3–7.

Jojo and the Food Fight by Didier Lévy, trans. by Lisa Rosinsky, illus. by Nathalie Dieterlé (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-409-8). When a food fight erupts in the jungle, Jojo the elephant hatches a plan to help the animals become friends again. Ages 4–7.

The Book Tree by Paul Czajak, illus. by Rashin Kheiriyeh (Sept. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-405-0). After the mayor decides that books are bad, Arlo uses his imagination to preserve the town’s stories. Ages 4–7.

Cloud Chaser by Anne-Fleur Drillon, trans. by Lisa Rosinsky, illus. by Eric Puybaret (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-411-1). Emery teams up with his inventor neighbor to create something special. Ages 5–8.

Fiesta Femenina: Celebrating Women of Mexican Folklore by Mary-Joan Gerson, illus. by Maya Christina Gonzalez (Sept. 30, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78285-425-8), pays tribute to eight Mexican folk heroines. Ages 8–11.


How to Be a Supercow! by Deborah Fajerman (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1158-5). A mother cow convinces her three offspring that they need their rest to perform their superhero feats. Ages up to 6.

Little Christmas Tree: Open and Stand Up the Tree! by Patricia Regan (Sept. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5049-2). Velcro tabs enable this shaped search-and-find book to stand upright. Ages up to 6.

Girls Can Do Anything by Caryl Hart, illus. by Ali Pye (Aug. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5062-1) explores girls’ limitless career opportunities. Ages up to 7.

Sorrel and the Sleepover by Averiss Corrinne, illus. by Susan Varley (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5056-0). Two squirrels discover that their friendship will endure despite their different home lives. Ages up to 7.

Spooky Fairy Tale Mix-Up: Hundreds of Flip-Flap Stories by Hilary Robinson, illus. by Jim Smith (Aug. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5066-9). Split pages let kids create various mixed-up stories. Ages up to 7.

Dear Dinosaur: T. Rex on Tour: With Real Letters to Read! by Chae Strathie, illus. by Nicola O’Byrne (Aug. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5050-8). When Max learns that his museum pal, T. Rex, is touring museums around the world, the two strike up a correspondence via mail. Ages up to 8.

Now I Know My ABC’s: Musical Sing-Along Book by Louise Anglicas (Aug. 1, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5055-3) features a sound chip that plays this familiar song. Ages 1–4.

Space Number Crunch: The Figures, Facts, and Out of This World Stats You Need to Know by Kevin Pettman (Aug. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1178-3) compiles space data. Ages 8–11.


New Mini People Shape Books by Giovanni Caviezel and Andrea Lorini, illus. by Roberta Pagnoni and Laura Rigo, are The Christmas Stocking (Sept. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5058-4) and The Nutcracker (Sept. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5057-7), ages up to 5. Pull-Ups welcomes Garden Friends: Fun for Little Fingers (Aug. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5053-9) and Woodland Babies: Fun for Little Fingers (Aug. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5054-6) by Amanda McDonough, ages 1–4. Joining Hey! Look at You Books are Hey! Look at You... in the Jungle (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5063-8) and Hey! Look at You... on the Move (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-5064-5) by Emily Snape, ages 2–4. Clever Kids adds Brain Gaming for Clever Kids: More Than 100 Puzzles to Exercise Your Mind (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1237-7) and Math Games for Clever Kids: More Than 100 Puzzles to Exercise Your Mind (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1238-4) by Gareth Moore, illus. by Chris Dickson, ages 7–11. And Pocket-Pedia releases 1001+ Fantastic Facts About Animals by Claire Hibbert (Aug. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1192-9) and 1001+ Fantastic Facts About Science by Dan Green (Aug. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4380-1193-6), ages 8–11.

Bedazzled Ink

Novalee and the Spider Secret by Lori Ann Stephens (Sept. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-945805-86-8). Novelee starts fourth grade determined to make friends—but she has an intimidating secret. Ages 9–12.


Ghosters adds Revenge of the Library Ghost by Diane Corbitt (Oct. 1, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-945805-85-1), ages 9–12.

Better Link

Bamboo and Me: Exploring Bamboo’s Many Uses in Daily Life by Xu Bin, illus. by Yuan Yahuan (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-60220-454-6). Told in both English and Chinese, this book introduces a boy whose house is surrounded by bamboo forests and streams. Ages 4–8.

The Little Pigs and the Sweet Rice Cakes: A Story Told in English and Chinese (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-60220-453-9). This bilingual story set during the Chinese New Year centers on three hungry pigs. Ages 4–8.


Baby Shoes by Dashka Slater, illus. by Hiroe Nakata (Jan. 8, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0115-8), is a padded board book spotlighting little ones’ shoes. Ages up to 5.

Car, Car, Truck, Jeep by Katrina Charman, illus. by Nick Sharratt (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-895-8). Various vehicles appear in this read-aloud written to the tune of “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep.” Ages 2–5.

Goat’s Coat by Tom Percival, illus. by Christine Pym (Dec. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-901-6). When he discovers some creatures in need of help, will Alfonzo give up his treasured coat to save the day? Ages 3–6.

Henry and the Yeti by Russell Ayto (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-683-1). Henry sets off on an expedition to find a yeti. Ages 3–6.

How Do You Do? by Larissa Theule, illus. by Gianna Marino (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-807-5). Dancing Goat arrives to lead Water Buffalo and Crane on an adventure. Ages 3–6.

I Got the Christmas Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison, illus. by Frank Morrison (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-528-5). A mother and daughter enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Ages 3–6.

Princess Snowbelle and the Snow Games by Libby Frost (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0025-0). Princess Snowbelle and her brothers compete against the neighboring kingdom of Snowland. Ages 3–6.

You Make Me Happy by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illus. by Alison Brown (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-849-1). Fox and Porcupine resolve that they’ll always be there for each other. Ages 3–6.

Crafty Llama by Mike Kerr, illus. by Renata Liwska (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-121-8). A llama who makes lovely items and a beaver who makes useful items learn that lovely things can also be useful. Ages 4–8.

Lola Dutch When I Grow Up by Kenneth Wright and Sarah Jane Wright (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-554-4). In this sequel to Lola Dutch, Lola tries out several careers. Ages 4–8.

Pope Francis: Builder of Bridges by Emma Otheguy, illus. by Oliver Dominguez (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-560-5), is a picture book biography. Ages 4–8.

The Secrets of Tutankhamun: Egypt’s Boy King and His Incredible Tomb by Patricia Cleveland-Peck, illus. by Isabel Greenberg (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-712-8), relays the story of this boy pharaoh and the discovery of his tomb. Ages 8–10.

How to Properly Dispose of Planet Earth by Paul Noth (Jan. 15, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-659-6). A lizard’s mysterious powers help Hap overcome his fears—but also open a black hole in his school. Ages 8–12.

More Than a Princess by E.D. Baker (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-768-5). In this series launch, Aislin is alarmed when a band of humans appears in the woods of her hidden kingdom. Ages 8–12.

The Danger Gang and the Isle of Feral Beasts! by Stephen Bramucci, illus. by Arree Chung (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-694-1). Ronald and his friends rescue a kidnapped movie star in this sequel to The Danger Gang and the Pirates of Borneo! Ages 8–12.

The Darkdeep by Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0046-5). After a bullying incident sends Nico over a cliff into icy waters, he and his friends discover a hidden island. Ages 8–12.

The Girl with the Dragon Heart by Stephanie Burgis (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-697-8). When the Crown Princess asks Silke to spy on a visiting royal family, she discovers her city is in danger. Ages 8–12.

The Splintered Light by Ginger Johnson (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-623-7). When a ray of light fragments Ishmael’s gray world into a spectrum of color, he sets out to find answers and his long-lost brother. Ages 8–12.

Art in Action: Make a Statement, Change Your World by Matthew “Levee” Chavez (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-756-2) is a guide to creating art projects with a purpose. Ages 10–12.

This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-852-1). Told in verse, this book relays Boyce’s experience as one of 12 African-American students who integrated Clinton High School in Tennessee. Ages 10–12.

1919: The Year That Changed America by Martin W. Sandler (Jan. 8, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-801-9) examines events of 1919 and their relevance to key issues in American life today. Ages 10–14.

Something Rotten: A Fresh Look at Roadkill by Heather L. Montgomery, illus. by Kevin O’Malley (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-900-9), examines the scientific research process of examining roadkill critters. Ages 10–14.

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World (illustrated ed.) by Peter Frankopan, illus. by Neil Packer (Jan. 8, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0021-2), is an illustrated retelling of The Silk Roads. Ages 10–14.

We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson and Tonya Bolden (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0076-2) offers a YA adaptation of Anderson’s White Rage. Ages 12–18.

A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer (Jan. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-508-7). When Harper tries to save someone on the streets of Washington, D.C., she is sucked into a cursed world. Ages 13–18.

Inventing Victoria by Tonya Bolden (Jan. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-807-1). A girl welcomed into the upper echelons of black society in Washington, D.C., questions how much of herself she is willing to surrender. Ages 13–18.

The Chaos of Now by Erin Jade Lange (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-502-9). A boy who spends most of his time writing code is recruited for a prestigious hacking competition. Ages 14–18.

The Girl King by Mimi Yu (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-889-7). Two sisters become unwitting rivals in a war to claim the title of Emperor. Ages 14–18.

The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-859-0). In a desperate bid to save her family, Wren takes a dangerous undercover assignment as an intern amid those who want her dead. Ages 14–18.


Fright Club continues with Fangsgiving by Ethan Long (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-825-5), ages 3–6. The Adventures of Pug welcomes Safari Pug by Laura James, illus. by Eglantine Ceulemans (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-884-2), ages 6–9. Ellie, Engineer returns in The Next Level by Jackson Pearce (Nov. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-521-6), ages 8–12. The Great Shelby Holmes sleuths on in The Great Shelby Holmes and the Coldest Case by Elizabeth Eulberg (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-057-0), ages 8–12. Time Stoppers concludes with Escape from the Badlands by Carrie Jones (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-865-5), ages 8–12. A.C. Gaughen’s Imprison the Sky joins The Elementae (Jan. 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-114-0), ages 14–18. And Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas wraps up with Kingdom of Ash (Oct. 23, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-61963-610-1), ages 17–18.

Blue River


All About greets All About Barack Obama by Paul Freiberger and Michael Swaine, illus. by Moriah McReynolds (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-68157-119-5); All About Mohandas Gandhi by Todd Outcalt, illus. by Amber Calderon (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-68157-085-3); All About the Appalachian Trail by Leonard M. Adkins, illus. by Kirsten Halvorsen (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-68157-099-0); and All About the Great Lakes by Maureen Dunphy, illus. by Alexandra Myers (Jan. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-68157-101-0), ages 9–14.


Capitals by Taraneh Ghajar Jerven, illus. by Nik Neves and Nina de Camargo (Aug. 28, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0696-0), visits various countries’ capital cities. Ages 7–10.

Continental Drift: The Evolution of Our World from the Origins of Life to the Far Future by Martin Ince (Oct. 2, hardcover, $25.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0634-2) examines how the continents have changed throughout time. Ages 7–10.

Mega Meltdown: The Weird and Wonderful Animals of the Ice Age by Jack Tite (Oct. 2, hardcover, $25.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0752-3) showcases wild creatures that existed during the last Ice Age. Ages 7–10.

Myth Atlas: Maps and Monsters, Heroes and Gods from Twelve Mythological Worlds by Thiago de Moreas (Jan. 8, hardcover, $26.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0828-5) explores the mythology of 12 cultures. Ages 7–10.

The Animal World: The Amazing Connections and Diversity Found in the Animal Family Tree by Jules Howard, illus. by Kelsey Oseid (Aug. 28, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-4998-0632-8), introduces animals of the same taxonomic order. Ages 7–10.

Bold Strokes

Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks by Nathan Burgoine (Dec. 11, paper, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-63555-098-6). When a queer teenager discovers he can teleport, every door becomes an accident waiting to happen. Ages 14–18.


Little Santa’s Christmas by Algy Craig Hall (Oct. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-69-4). A young Santa returns home to cookies, milk, and a hug after finishing her rounds delivering surprises. Ages up to 4.

Bake Like Mommy by Lisa Stickley (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-64-9). Poppy and her mother spend time baking together. Ages 2–5.

My Best Friends by Leilani Sparrow, illus. by Dan Taylor (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-75-5). A bear appreciates all that he does with his best friends. Ages 3–6.

A Home for Hare and Mouse by Rosalinda Kightley (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-65-6). Will Hare and Mouse ever find the perfect home? Ages 4–7.

Boyds Mills

I Just Like You by Suzanne Bloom (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-878-3). Animal friends like each other despite—and because of—their differences. Ages 3–7.

The Three Rules of Everyday Magic by Amanda Rawson Hill (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-940-7). Grammy’s magic helps Kate cope with friendship trouble, her parents’ divorce, and Grammy’s dementia. Ages 8–12.

Nearly Always Perilous Adventures of Archibald Shrew: Garbage Island by Fred Koehler (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-675-8). In this series debut, Archibald and a mouse pal are lost at sea. Ages 8–12.


Secret Life issues The Secret Life of the Little Brown Bat by Laurence Pringle, illus. by Kate Garchinsky (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-601-7), ages 6–9.

Boyds Mills/Calkins Creek

Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 by Alice Faye Duncan, illus. by R. Gregory Christie (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-718-2), spotlights a girl’s experience during the 1968 Memphis sanitation strike. Ages 9–12.

Cyrus Field’s Big Dream: The Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable by Mary Morton Cowan (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-556-0) chronicles this engineering feat. Ages 10–14.

Ski Soldier: A World War II Biography by Louise Borden (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-674-1) profiles Pete Seibert of the 10th Mountain Division, who founded the Vail Ski Resort in Colorado after being wounded in war. Ages 10–14.

Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Gail Jarrow (Aug. 7, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-776-2) describes the effect that H.G. Wells’s “The War of the Worlds” radio broadcast had on the country. Ages 10–14.

Blacklisted! Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment by Larry Dane Brimner (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62091-603-2) showcases those in the film industry investigated for suspected Communist ties during the Cold War. Ages 12–18.


Bakers Mountain Stories releases Drive by Joyce Moyer Hostetter (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62979-865-3), ages 10–14.

Boyds Mills/Wordsong

A Bunch of Punctuation by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Serge Bloch (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59078-994-0), compiles poems written from the perspective of personable punctuation marks. Ages 8–12.



Baby Caillou returns in Christmas Hide-and-Seek: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Anne Paradis, illus. by Kary (Sept. 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-492-6), ages 1–4. Little Detectives offers Caillou and Friends: A Look and Find Book, illus. by Eric Sevigny (Aug. 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-494-0), ages 3–5. And Playtime adds Caillou: Chinese New Year: Dragon Mask and Mosaic Stickers (Nov. 6, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-498-8) and Caillou: Fall Family Tradition: With Picture Dominoes (Aug. 14, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-2-89718-496-4) by Corinne Delporte, illus. by Mario Allard, ages 3–6.

Cameron Kids

Boats on the Bay by Jeanne Walker Harvey, illus. by Grady McFerrin (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-33-6) spotlights boats sailing on the bay from daybreak to nighttime. Ages 4–8.

Ode to an Onion: Pablo Neruda & His Muse by Alexandria Giardino, illus. by Felicita Sala (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-34-3), is a tribute to the onion and to life’s opposites, shown through this poet. Ages 4–8.

Owl Love You by Matthew Heroux and Wednesday Kirwan (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-35-0). A mama owl introduces her baby to the nocturnal world. Ages 4–8.


I Am Little Fish! A Finger Puppet Book by Lucy Cousins (Dec. 11, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0023-2). With the wiggle of a finger, readers bring Little Fish to life. Ages up to 3.

Peep and Ducky: It’s Snowing by David Martin, illus. by David Walker (Jan. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9433-3). Friends enjoy a snowy day. Ages up to 3.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star: David Ellwand’s Bears by David Ellwand (Dec. 11, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0220-5). Photos illustrate this reimagining of the popular song. Ages up to 3.

Bear Moves by Ben Bailey Smith, illus. by Sav Akyuz (Nov. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9831-7). The sequel to I Am Bear demonstrates a variety of dance moves. Ages 2–5.

Fox Explores the Night: A First Science Storybook by Martin Jenkins, illus. by Richard Smythe (Dec. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9883-6). Fox searches for her dinner, in this story introducing light and dark. Ages 2–5.

Heads and Tails by John Canty (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0033-1) presents a guessing game. Ages 2–5.

Sleep, My Bunny by Rosemary Wells (Nov. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9262-9) offers a bedtime story. Ages 2–5.

The Mouse Who Wasn’t Scared by Petr Horacek (Nov. 20, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9881-2). Little Mouse’s venture into the woods to prove her bravery leads to a lift-the-flap surprise. Ages 2–5.

The Poesy Ring: A Love Story by Bob Graham (Dec. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9884-3). Cast into the wind, a gold ring makes its way across the world. Ages 2–5.

A First Book of the Sea by Nicola Davies, illus. by Emily Sutton (Sept. 25, hardcover, $22, ISBN 978-0-7636-9882-9), celebrates the changing moods of the sea. Ages 3–7.

Borka: The Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers by John Burningham (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0040-9) is a new edition of the author’s debut picture book. Ages 3–7.

Builders and Breakers by Steve Light (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9872-0) transports readers to a bustling urban construction site. Ages 3–7.

City by Ingela Arrhenius (Sept. 18, hardcover, $22, ISBN 978-1-5362-0257-1) spotlights cities. Ages 3–7.

Coming Home by Michael Morpurgo, illus. by Kerry Hyndman (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0042-3). A lone robin makes its way home for Christmas. Ages 3–7.

Dig, Dump, Roll by Sally Sutton, illus. by Brian Lovelock (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0391-2). The creators of the Construction Crew series present another story about a building project. Ages 3–7.

Do You Believe in Unicorns? by Bethanie Deeney Murguia (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9468-5) is a story about seeing magic in the everyday. Ages 3–7.

Dreamland by Noah Klocek (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9426-5) shows a girl drifting into peaceful slumber. Ages 3–7.

Ella and Monkey at Sea by Emilie Boon (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9233-9). A girl’s beloved toy monkey comforts her when she leaves home and travels to a new place. Ages 3–7.

Hide and Seek by Anthony Browne (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0260-1). A game of hide-and-seek in the forest leads to unexpected discoveries. Ages 3–7.

I Do Not Like Books Anymore! by Daisy Hirst (Nov. 20, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0334-9). Natalie is ready to learn how to read in this follow-up to Alphonse, That Is Not OK to Do! Ages 3–7.

Isle of You by David LaRochelle, illus. by Jaime Kim (Dec. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9116-5), is a story reminding readers that they are loved. Ages 3–7.

Mouse House by John Burningham (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0039-3) offers a tale about home, hope, and the convivial wisdom of children. Ages 3–7.

Night Job by Karen Hesse, illus. by G. Brian Karas (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6238-7), shares the nighttime experience of a father and child. Ages 3–7.

Pea Pod Lullaby by Glenda Millard, illus. by Stephen Michael King (Dec. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0197-0), features a story about finding refuge. Ages 3–7.

The Boy Who Went to Mars by Simon James (Nov. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9598-9). After Stanley blasts off to outer space, the small Martian returning in his place doesn’t follow earthling rules. Ages 3–7.

Want to Play Trucks? by Ann Stott, illus. by Bob Graham (Aug. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8173-9). Since Jack likes trucks and Alex likes dolls, what game will they play together? Ages 3–7.

Kids Cooking: Students Prepare and Eat Foods from Around the World by George Ancona (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9876-8). Photos illustrate this story about a diverse group of kids who learn where their food comes from and how to prepare it. Ages 4–6.

Loving Hands by Tony Johnston, illus. by Amy June Bates (Dec. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7993-4). Hands lift, carry, hold, and give in this meditation on the bond between parent and child. Ages 4–6.

Nanna’s Button Tin by Dianne Wolfer, illus. by Heather Potter (Aug. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8096-1). Each button in Nanna’s tin prompts the sharing of a memory. Ages 4–6.

A Gift from Abuela by Cecilia Ruiz (Aug. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9267-4) underscores the importance of holding on to important relationships when life changes. Ages 4–8.

Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise by David Ezra Stein (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8842-4) brings back the hero of Interrupting Chicken. Ages 4–8.

Little Fox in the Snow by Jonathan London, illus. by Daniel Miyares (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8814-1). A young red fox stars in this story revealing woodland life in winter. Ages 4–8.

The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by Ekua Holmes (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7883-8), celebrates the birth of every child. Ages 4–8.

There’s a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor by Wade Bradford, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8665-9). What happens when an exhausted hotel guest sets out in search of a place to sleep? Ages 4–8.

This Is My Eye by Neela Vaswani (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7616-2) reveals New York City as seen by a child through a camera lens. Ages 4–8.

Dingo by Claire Saxby, illus. by Tannya Harricks (Jan. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9886-7). A dingo ventures from her pack into the darkening landscape in search of food for her family. Ages 5–8.

Good Rosie! by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by Harry Bliss (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8979-7), relays the tale of a timid pup who needs a friend. Ages 5–8.

Hello, Horse by Vivian French, illus. by Catherine Rayner (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0167-3), offers an introduction to horses. Ages 5–8.

Josie’s Lost Tooth by Jennifer K. Mann (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9694-8). A girl who’s good at everything—except losing a first tooth—learns the value of friendship. Ages 5–8.

The Christmas Eve Tree by Delia Huddy, illus. by Emily Sutton (Sept. 18, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0002-7). A homeless boy’s rescue of a spindly Christmas tree has far-reaching effects. Ages 5–8.

The Day War Came by Nicola Davies, illus. by Rebecca Cobb (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0173-4), follows the journey of a refugee girl. Ages 5–8.

Dad’s Camera by Ross Watkins, illus. by Liz Anelli (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0138-3). This portrayal of love and loss captures who and what we leave behind once we’re gone. Ages 5–9.

Gecko by Raymond Huber, illus. by Brian Lovelock (Jan. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9885-0). The creators of Flight of the Honey Bee focus on this lizard. Ages 5–9.

Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrera, illus. by Lauren Castillo (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9052-6), presents a poem that speaks to dreaming hearts. Ages 5–9.

Fergus and Zeke at the Science Fair by Kate Messner, illus. by Heather Ross (Sept. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7847-0). A science project conducted by classroom pets puts a student through her paces. Ages 6–8.

Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India by Chitra Soundar, illus. by Uma Krishnaswamy (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0067-6), collects stories inspired by Indian folktales. Ages 6–9.

The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke, illus. by Van Thanh Rudd (Sept. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0031-7). Brothers ride the bicycle they piece together from random parts. Ages 6–9.

A Is for Australian Animals by Frané Lessac (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9484-5) introduces creatures indigenous to Australia. Ages 7–9.

Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0017-1) An irrepressible girl in a mountain village navigates unexpected changes. Ages 7–10.

The Great Grammar Book by Kate Petty, illus. by Jennie Maizels (Oct. 2, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9575-0), is an interactive introduction to parts of speech, punctuation, and sentences. Ages 7–10.

Discovery Globe: Build-Your-Own Globe Kit by Leon Gray, illus. by Sarah Edmonds (Sept. 25, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9748-8), provides instructions for building a globe and using it to navigate. Ages 8–12.

Made by Hand: A Crafts Sampler by Carole Lexa Schaefer, illus. by Becca Stadtlander (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7433-5), explores the creation of handmade toys, tools, and treasures of the past. Ages 8–12.

Otherwood by Pete Hautman (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9071-7). This novel about secrets and connections to family and friends explores what happened in the woods one fateful day. Ages 8–12.

What Is Poetry? The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems by Michael Rosen, illus. by Jill Calder (Jan. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0159-8; paper, 7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0158-1), celebrates the joys of reading and writing in verse. Ages 8–12.

The Wild Magic Trilogy: Begone the Raggedy Witches by Celine Kiernan (Sept. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9996-3). In this trilogy launch, Mup is swept up in a tide of magic when witches kidnap her father. Ages 9–12.

Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9049-6). A strong-willed sixth grader navigates difficult changes with friends and family. Ages 9–12.

Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0092-8) is a novel about grief, family secrets, and looking behind facades. Ages 9–12.

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin (Sept. 25, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9822-5) presents a political saga of warring elf and goblin kingdoms. Ages 10–14.

The Dollar Kids by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illus. by Ryan Andrews (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9474-6). Hoping to start over, a family buys a house in a struggling town for just one dollar. Ages 10–14.

The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9792-1). Delphernia Undersea wants to sing, but music belongs to the Masters, and girls with singing throats are swallowed by the sea. Ages 10–14.

Apollo 8: The Mission That Changed Everything by Martin W. Sandler (Oct. 9, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9489-0) chronicles this NASA expedition. Ages 10–18.

Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9463-0). This companion to Raymie Nightingale is about discovering who you are and who you want to be. Ages 10–18.

1968: Today’s Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change, edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8993-3). Fourteen authors share their perspectives on this tumultuous year. Ages 12–18.

Born Scared by Kevin Brooks (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9565-1). A boy who has lived his life confined to his home and incapacitated by fear discovers that the only person he feels safe with is missing. Ages 12–18.

The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0104-8) relays a Holocaust story of strength, survival, and friendship. Ages 12–18.

Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash (Oct. 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9419-7). In this graphic memoir follow-up to Honor Girl, Thrash revisits her period of teenage depression. Ages 14–17.

Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8114-2). A Native teen navigates the complicated, confusing waters of high school and first love. Ages 14–18.

My Sweet Orange Tree by Jose Mauro de Vasconcelos (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0328-8). First published 50 years ago, this book tells of a gifted, mischievous, and misunderstood boy in Rio de Janeiro. Ages 14–18.

We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults by Susan Kuklin (Jan. 8, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7884-5) shares the stories of nine undocumented young adults living in America. Ages 14–18.


Guess How Much I Love You offers Here I Am! A Finger Puppet Book by Sam McBratney, illus. by Anita Jeram (Sept. 11, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0389-9), ages up to 3. New Leslie Patricelli Board Books are Big Kid Bed (Sept. 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7934-7) and Tooth (Sept. 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7933-0) by Patricelli, ages up to 3. Lucy Cousins’s Maisy reappears in Maisy’s House (Sept. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0378-3), ages. 2–5. Peppa Pig returns in Peppa Pig and the Career Day (Nov. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0344-8) and Peppa Pig and the Silly Sniffles (Sept. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0343-1), ages 2–5. Peg + Cat star in Peg’s Messy Room (Oct. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0346-2) and The Sleepover (Oct. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0345-5) by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson, ages 4–7. Houndsley and Catina are back in Houndsley and Catina and Cousin Wagster by James Howe, illus. by Marie-Louise Gay (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-4709-4), ages 5–8. The Infamous Ratsos releases Project Fluffy by Kara LaReau, illus. by Matt Myers (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0005-8), ages 5–8. And Princess in Black reappears in The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Sept. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8827-1), ages 5–8.

Where’s Waldo? adds The Spectacular Spotlight Search by Martin Handford (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0176-5), ages 5–9. Crossing Niagara: The Death-Defying Tightrope Adventures of the Great Blondin by Matt Tavares (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0341-7) joins Candlewick Biographies, ages 6–9. Judy Moody’s back in Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party by Megan McDonald, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Sept. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9567-5), ages 7–9. Hank Zipzer stars in The Cow Poop Treasure Hunt by Theo Baker (Nov. 13, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0333-2), ages 7–10. Endless Quest by Matt Forbeck introduces Dungeons & Dragons: Big Trouble (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0245-8), Dungeons & Dragons: Escape the Underdark (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0242-7), Dungeons & Dragons: Into the Jungle (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0246-5), and Dungeons & Dragons: To Catch a Thief (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0243-4), ages 8–12. Zora and Me picks up The Cursed Ground by T.R. Simon (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-4301-0), ages 10–14. And Ride gains The Search for TK by Bobbi J.G. Weiss (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9856-0), ages 12–18.

Title in Spanish

Esos zapatos (Those Shoes) by Maribeth Boelts, illus. by Noah Z. Jones (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0392-9), ages 5–8.

Candlewick Studio

The Dam by David Almond, illus. by Levi Pinfold (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9597-2), relays a story of loss, hope, and the power of music. Ages 5–9.

A World of Cities by James Brown (Oct. 16, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-7636-9879-9) tours 30 cities. Ages 7–10.

Magnificent Birds, illus. by Narisa Togo (Sept. 4, hardcover, $20, ISBN 978-1-5362-0169-7), pays tribute to birds of the world. Ages 10–14.

Beyond the Sixth Extinction: A Post-Apocalyptic Pop-Up by Shawn Sheehy, illus. by Jordi Solano (Oct. 9, hardcover, $65, ISBN 978-0-7636-8788-5), imagines creatures that inhabit a future Earth. Ages 10–18.

Candlewick/Big Picture

Little Christmas Tree by Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Oct. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0311-0). This lift-the-flap book is a companion to Little Tree and Little Honeybee. Ages 2–5.

A Pandemonium of Parrots and Other Animals by Kate Baker, illus. by Hui Skipp (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0279-3), showcases creatures from around the world and their collective names. Ages 7–9.

Around the World in 80 Puzzles by Aleksandra Artymoska (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0308-0) is a puzzle book inspired by Jules Verne’s iconic novel. Ages 7–9.

Highest Mountain, Smallest Star: A Visual Compendium of Wonders by Kate Baker, illus. by Page Tsou (Sept. 4, hardcover, $22, ISBN 978-1-5362-0405-6), offers Victorian-style infographics about natural and manmade wonders. Ages 7–10.

Candlewick/Nosy Crow

Christmas ABC, illus. by Jannie Ho (Oct. 2, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0249-6) is a companion to Halloween ABC. Ages up to 3.

Get Out of My Bath! by Britta Teckentrup (Jan. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0274-8) is an interactive book to tilt and shake. Ages up to 3.

I’m in Charge! by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Jarvis (Nov. 20, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0259-5), offers a story about sharing. Ages 2–5.

Flip Flap Dogs by Nosy Crow, illus. by Nikki Dyson (Dec. 11, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0258-8). Readers flip pages to create more than 100 dog combinations. Ages 3–7.

Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year by Nosy Crow, illus. by Frann Preston-Gannon (Oct. 9, hardcover, $40, ISBN 978-1-5362-0247-2), compiles nature-themed poems. Ages 7–10.

Origami and Haiku: Inspired by Japanese Artwork by Nosy Crow, illus. by the Trustees of the British Museum (Oct. 23, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-5362-0273-1), features origami, haiku, and Japanese art. Ages 10–13.


Gerry Turley’s Lois Looks for Bob debuts with Lois Looks for Bob at Home (Dec. 24, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0254-0) and Lois Looks for Bob at the Park (Dec. 24, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0255-7), ages up to 3. Early Learning at the Museum, illus. by the Trustees of the British Museum, introduces 123 (Jan. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0267-0), Colors (Jan. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0269-4), and Opposites (Jan. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0270-0), ages up to 3; and ABC (Jan. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0268-7), ages 2–4. New Walk and See titles illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw are 123 (Aug. 7, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9338-1), ages up to 3; and Opposites (Sept. 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0248-9), ages 2–4. Bizzy Bear stars in Ambulance Rescue, illus. by Benji Davies (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0256-4), ages up to 3. Look, There’s... presents Look, There’s a Rocket! (Dec. 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0252-6) and Look, There’s a Submarine! (Dec. 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0253-3), illus. by Esther Aarts, ages up to 3. Where’s the... greets Where’s Santa Claus? (Oct. 2, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0697-5), Where’s the Bear? (Sept. 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0251-9), Where’s the Penguin? (Sept. 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0250-2), and Where’s the Unicorn? (Oct. 2, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0696-8), illus. by Ingela Arrhenius, ages up to 3. And Pip and Posy issues The Christmas Tree, illus. by Axel Scheffler (Sept. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0276-2), ages 2–5.


Storm by Sam Usher (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0282-3). On a windy day, a boy and his grandfather look for a kite to fly. Ages 3–7.

I Am Actually a Penguin by Sean Taylor, illus. by Kasia Matyjaszek (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0278-6), presents a tale about using one’s imagination. Ages 4–7.

Dino by Diego Vaisberg (Nov. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0280-9) highlights the trials of owning a pet. Ages 5–8.

Flying Machines by Ian Graham, illus. by Stephen Biesty (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0281-6), takes a lift-the-flap look at the inner workings of eight flying machines. Ages 5–8.

The Real Boat by Marina Aromshtam, illus. by Victoria Semykina (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0277-9), is a modern fable about striving for what you want and escaping your comfort zone. Ages 5–8.

The Pirates of Scurvy Sands by Jonny Duddle (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9293-3) presents a swashbuckling follow-up to The Pirates Next Door. Ages 6–9.

Candlewick/Walker U.S.

Animal Journal: Marine Animals of the World by Juan Carlos Alonso (Aug. 7, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-516-9) examines marine animals. Ages 8–11.

365 Build-It-Yourself Engineering Projects by Elizabeth Snoke Harris (Oct. 2, paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-626-5) compiles a year’s worth of projects and experiments using household materials. Ages 8–12.

Bah! Humbug! by Michael Rosen, illus. by Tony Ross (Sept. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0479-7). This retelling of A Christmas Carol features a smartphone-obsessed father. Ages 8–12.

Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli by Katherine Rundell, illus. by Kristjana S. Williams (Oct. 2, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0527-5), explores the themes of Kipling’s classic works. Ages 8–12.


ABC for Me offers ABC What Can She Be? by Jessie Ford (Oct. 2, board book, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-624-1), ages 3–6. Little Concepts welcomes ABC Animals, illus. by Ingela Peterson Arrhenius (Sept. 4, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-628-9), ages 3–6. Soccer School kicks off with Soccer School Season 1: Where Soccer Explains the World (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0435-3) and Soccer School Season 2: Where Soccer Explains the World (Nov. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0436-0) by Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, illus. by Spike Gerrell, ages 7–10.

Capstone Editions

Awesome! by Craig Shuttlewood (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-013-7). The friendship between two animals is tested when a moose does something awesome—and a beaver does not. Ages 4–8.

The Kiddie Table by Colleen Madden (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-002-1). After an empowered speech and a mini-meltdown, a girl moves from the kiddie table to the adult table at Thanksgiving. Ages 4–8.

A Place for Pluto by Stef Wade, illus. by Melanie Demmer (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-004-5). Shocked when he is kicked out of the big nine, Pluto searches for his place in the solar system. Ages 5–8.

Being You by Alexs Pate, illus. by Soud (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-021-2). This story encourages readers to see the light and wonder inside themselves. Ages 6–8.

Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated the Army by Art Coulson, illus. by Nick Hardcastle (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISNB 978-1-5435-0406-4), describes how Thorpe and his teammates defeated the West Point Cadets in 1912. Ages 6–10.

Earth to Dad by Krista Van Dolzer (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68446-012-0). Jameson communicates with his beloved father on Mars through the JICC—Jameson’s Interplanetary Communication Console. Ages 9–12.

Copyboy by Vince Vawter (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-105-6). In this sequel to Paperboy, Victor Vollmer sets off to fulfill a final request of Mr. Spiro. Ages 12–18.

Scream Site by Justina Ireland (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-63079-102-5). Sabrina’s first big story as an investigative reporter is researching a shady website where people post scary videos. Ages 12–18.

Capstone Press

Coding from Scratch by Rachel Ziter (Aug. 1, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3589-1) is a visual guide to coding basics. Ages 8–10.


You Choose: Fractured Fairy Tales introduces Beauty and the Beast: An Interactive Fairy Tale Adventure by Matt Doeden (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3009-4) and Sleeping Beauty: An Interactive Fairy Tale Adventure by Jessica Gunderson (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 95978-1-5435-3008-7), ages 8–11. And You Choose: Founding the United States presents Building a New Nation: An Interactive American Revolution Adventure by Allison Lassieur (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-1543-5), The Colonists Revolt: An Interactive American Revolution Adventure by Matt Doeden (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-1549-7), Fighting for Independence: An Interactive American Revolution Adventure by Blake Hoena (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 95978-1-5435-1547-3), and Resisting British Rule: An Interactive American Revolution Adventure by Elizabeth Raum (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-1548-0), ages 8–11.

Graphic Science 4D offers 10 titles, including Adventures in Sound with Max Axiom Super Scientist by Emily Sohn (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2955-5), Understanding Global Warming with Max Axiom Super Scientist by Agnieszka Biskup (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2964), The Explosive World of Volcanoes with Max Axiom Super Scientist by Christopher Harbo (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2958-6), and The World of Food Chains with Max Axiom Super Scientist by Liam O’Donnell (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2962-3), ages 8–14. Greatest Sports Moments issues Calling His Shot: Babe Ruth’s Legendary Home Run by Brandon Terrell (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2872-5), Defying Hitler: Jesse Owens’ Olympic Triumph by Nel Yomtov (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2869-5), Lake Placid Miracle: When U.S. Hockey Stunned the World by Blake Hoena (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2871-8), and Showdown in Manila: Ali and Frazier’s Epic Final Fight by Matt Doeden (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-2870-1), ages 8–14.

New Tangled History titles by Steven Otfinoski are The Great Chicago Fire: All Is Not Lost (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-7962-9) and The Selma Marches for Civil Rights: We Shall Overcome (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5157-7965-0), ages 9–12. Full STEAM Sports releases Full STEAM Baseball: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics of the Game (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3042-1); Full STEAM Basketball: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics of the Game by N. Helget (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3041-4); Full STEAM Football: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics of the Game (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3043-8) and Full STEAM Soccer: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics of the Game (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3044-5) by Sean McCollum, ages 9–14. And Stathead Sports picks up Stathead Baseball: How Data Changed the Sport by Eric Braun (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-1453-7); Stathead Basketball: How Data Changed the Sport (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-1451-3) and Stathead Football: How Data Changed the Sport (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-1452-0) by Michael Bradley; and Stathead Hockey: How Data Changed the Sport by Hans Hetrick (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-1450-6), ages 9–14.



National Landmarks by Erin Edison journeys to The Lincoln Memorial (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3134-3), The Statue of Liberty (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3135-0), The Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3136-7), and The Washington Monument (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5435-3137-4), ages 6–8.

Capstone/Picture Window

Basic Training: Call of Doodie by Donald Lemke, illus. by Bob Lentz (Aug. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-008-3) is a potty-training tale. Ages 2–4.

The Picky Eater by Betsy Parkinson, illus. by Shane Clester (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2943-0). Can a piglet overcome her picky eating habits? Ages 4–7.

Harrison P. Spader, Personal Space Invader by Christianne Jones, illus. by Cale Atkinson (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2723-8). A rhyme helps a boy stop invading others’ personal space. Ages 4–8.

Bumble B. Mission Fun by Marsha Qualey, illus. by Jessica Gibson (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-68436-016-1). A smart girl doesn’t let her clumsiness damper her confidence. Ages 5–7.

Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi, illus. by Hatem Aly (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-68436-022-2), follows the adventures of a creative Pakistani-American boy who boldly faces any situation. Ages 5–8.


Nancy Loewen’s The Other Side of the Fable introduces The Ants and the Grasshopper, Narrated by the Fanciful but Truthful Grasshopper (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2872-3), The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Narrated by the Sheepish but Truthful Wolf (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2873-0), The Lion and the Mouse, Narrated by the Timid but Truthful Mouse (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2870-9), and The Tortoise and the Hare, Narrated by the Silly but Truthful Tortoise (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2871-6), ages 4–8. And Nearly Fearless Monkey Pirates picks up Attack of the Zombie Mermaids (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2685-9), Battle of the Pirate Bands (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2687-3), Escape from Haunted Treasure Island (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2686-6), and Hunt for the Octo-Shark (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2688-0) by Michael Anthony Steele, illus. by Pauline Reeves, ages 5–7.

Three Horses debuts with Clover Fields Fiasco (Sept. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2951-5), Movie Madness (Sept. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2954-6), Roller Coaster Ride (Sept. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2952-2), and Seaside Escape (Sept. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2953-9) by Cari Meister, illus. by Heather Burns, ages 5–7. Code Play introduces Adi Sorts with Variables (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3442-7), Adi’s Perfect Patterns and Loops (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3443-4), Gabi’s Fabulous Functions (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3444-1), and Gabi’s If/Then Garden (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3445-8) by Caroline Karanja, illus. by Ben Whitehouse, ages 5–8. And Ginger Green, Playdate Queen by Kim Kane, illus. by Jon Davis, gains The Clever Friend (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2013-0) and The Only Friend (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2012-3), ages 6–8.

Joining Kylie Jean by Marci Peschke, illus. by Tuesday Mourning, are Art Queen (Sept. 1, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2935-5) and Robot Queen (Sept. 1, hardcover, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2934-8), ages 6–8. Marty Kelley’s Molly Mac adds Campground Creature (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2389-6), Magic Molly (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2388-9), Three... Two... One... Blastoff! (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2391-9), and Top Secret Author Visit (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2390-2), ages 6-8. Pedro returns in Pedro, First-Class Friend by Fran Manushkin, illus. by Tammie Lyon (Oct. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-2840-2), ages 6–8. And Squishy Taylor by Ailsa Wild, illus. by Ben Wood, sleuths on in Squishy Taylor and the Tunnel of Doom (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-1987-5) and Squishy Taylor in Zero Gravity (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-1988-2), ages 7–10.

Capstone/Stone Arch

Scooby-Doo! Encyclopedia by Benjamin Bird, illus. by Tim Levins (Oct. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6582-2), unmasks more than 200 monsters and villains from the world of Scooby-Doo. Ages 6–8.

Definitely Daphne by Tami Charles (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68436-031-4) tells of a rising vlog star whose classmates don’t know she exists. Ages 9–12.


Ellie Ultra by Gina Bellisario, illus. by Jessika Innerebner, adds Camp Hero Double Trouble (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6517-4) and Super Spooked (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6516-7), ages 6–8. Michael Dahl’s School Bus of Horrors launches with Crush Hour (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6275-3), Dead End (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6274-6), Destruction Zone (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6273-9), Friday Night Headlights (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6277-7), The Squeals on the Bus (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6278-4), and Under the Hood (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6276-0), illus. by Euan Cook, ages 6–8. And You Choose Stories: Justice League releases Cosmic Conquest (Aug. 1 paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6559-4) and The Portal of Doom (Aug. 1 paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6558-7) by Laurie S. Sutton; and The League of Laughs (Aug. 1 paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6556-3) and The Ultimate Weapon by Matthew K. Manning (Aug. 1 paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6557-0), all illus. by Erik Doescher, ages 7–12.

Wonder Woman The Amazing Amazon stars in Ares’ Underworld Army (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6535-8) and Giganta’s Colossal Double-Cross (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6536-5) by Louise Simonson, illus. by Luciano Vecchio; and Cheetah Unleashed (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6533-4) and Circe’s Dark Reign (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6534-1) by Brandon T. Snider, illus. by Luciano Vecchio, ages 7–12. And D.L. Green’s The Funny Girl offers Being a Punch Line Is No Joke (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6473-3), Good Deeds and Other Laughing Matters (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6474-0), Making Friends and Horsing Around (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6471-9), and Something Smells Funny at the Talent Show (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6472-6), illus. by Leandra La Rosa, ages 8–10.

Xander and the Rainbow-Barfing Unicorns issues Magic Smells Awful (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-5719-3), Return to Pegasia (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-5718-6), Revenge of the One-Trick Pony (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-5716-2), and The Search for Stalor (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-5717-9), by Matthew K. Manning, illus. by Joey Ellis, ages 8–10. The Academy of Dance enrolls Ballet Breakdown (Oct. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6210-4), BFF Breakup (Oct. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6209-8), Dance Team Bully (Oct. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6207-4), and Hip-Hop Road Trip (Oct. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6208-1), by Margaret Gurevich, illus. by Claire Almon, ages 8–11. And launching Emma T. Graves’s My Undead Life are Got Brains? (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6451-1), OMG, Zombie! (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6448-1), Really Rotten Drama (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6449-8), and Total Freak-Out (Aug. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6450-4), ages 8–12.

Jake Maddox Girl Sports Stories continues with Digging Deep (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6358-3) and Striker’s Sister (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6357-6) by Maddox, illus. by Katie Wood, ages 8–11. New Jake Maddox Sports Stories are Blue Line Breakaway (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6319-4) and Pick and Roll (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6320-0) by Maddox, illus. by Sean Tiffany, ages 8–11. Joining Jake Maddox Graphic Novels are Gear Hero by Maddox, illus. by Eduardo Garcia (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6049-0); and Strange Boarders by Maddox, illus. by Berenice Muniz (Aug. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-6050-6), ages 9–12. And Wonder Woman Tales of Paradise Island presents Jet-Powered Justice (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3032-0), The Legendary Lasso (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3029-0), The Tiara and the Titan (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3030-6), and The Unbreakable Bracelets (Aug. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1-5158-3031-3) by Michael Dahl, illus. by Omar Lozano, ages 9–13.

Capstone Young Readers

Do Not Bring Your Dragon to Recess by Julie Gassman, illus. by Andy Elkerton (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68436-035-2). Can a dragon follow the rules and use proper playground manners at recess? Ages 4-7.

Off-Road Legends by Blake Hoena, illus. by Fernando Cano (Oct. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1-68436-038-3), combines monster trucks with Greek myths. Ages 6–8.


Megan Atwood’s Dear Molly, Dear Olive offers Molly Gets a Goat (and Wants to Give It Back) (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-68436-040-6) and Olive Becomes Famous (and Hopes She Can Become Un-famous) (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-68436-041-3), ages 6-8.


Neymar: The Ultimate Fan Book by Nick Callow (Sept. 4, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-78739-141-3). Ages 8–12.

Cassava Republic


Princess Arabella returns in Princess Arabella and the Giant Cake by Mylo Freeman (Oct. 24, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-911115-66-3), ages 3–7.


Dragon Bonded by Kath Boyd Marsh (Nov. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-944821-40-1). A dragon and her Fae partner work through their distrust of one another to stop an evil unicorn from gaining power. Ages 9–12.


Baby’s Firsts by Nanyc Raines Day, illus. by Michael Emberley (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-774-7). Rhymes highlight the developmental milestones of three babies before their first birthday—crying, smiling, eating, teething, rolling, crawling, walking, and talking. Ages up to 3.

Leo Gets a Checkup by Anna McQuinn, illus. by Ruth Hearson (Sept. 11, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-891-1). When Dad takes Leo to visit the doctor, Leo learns to wait his turn, sit quietly while his eyes and ears are checked, and be brave during a shot. Ages up to 3.

Night Train, Night Train by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Wendell Minor. (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-717-4). Rhyming text describes the sights and sounds of a child’s nighttime trip from countryside to city on a passenger train in the 1940s. Ages 2–5.

Octopus Escapes! by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer, illus. by Frank W. Dormer. (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-795-2). Told in rhyming couplets, this story follows a smart and sneaky octopus on a nighttime romp through the aquarium with a security guard in hot pursuit. Ages 2–5.

Bugs Don’t Hug: Six-Legged Parents and Their Kids by Heather L. Montgomery, illus. by Stephen Stone (Sept. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-816-4), offers a look at how some bugs clean up after their messy little ones, cater to their picky eaters, and hug their baby bugs, just like humans. Ages 3–7.

Five Flying Penguins by Barbara Barbieri McGrath, illus. by Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Nov. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-805-8). Five penguins soar through the sea, trying to elude a lurking creature; but it’s just a friendly seal looking to play a game of tag. Ages 3–7.

Maya Papaya and Her Amigos Play Dress-Up by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Maria Mola (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-803-4). In this rhyming celebration of playtime, Maya Papaya welcomes the four seasons by playing dress-up and speaking to her toys in both English and Spanish. Ages 3–7.

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell, illus. by Frané Lessac. (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-772-3). The word otsaliheliga is used by members of the Cherokee Nation to express gratitude; beginning in the fall with the new year and ending in summer, follow a full Cherokee year of celebrations and experiences. Ages 3–7.

Captain’s Log: Snowbound by Erin Dionne, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-825-6). When his Ernest Shackleton report is ironically quashed because of a snowstorm, the Captain chronicles his adventures at home with humorous log entries. Ages 4–8.

Max and the Superheroes by Rocio Bonilla, illus. by Rocio Bonilla and Oriol Malet (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-844-7). Max’s favorite is Megapower, even though his friends aren’t sure that a girl superhero can be that strong; but Max knows she’s brave, super intelligent, and powerful. Ages 4–8.

Stretch to the Sun: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree on Earth by Carrie A. Pearson, illus. by Susan Swan (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-771-6). Deep in Redwood National Park lives the tallest known tree on earth, which sprouted, flourished, and survived ecological threats for more than 600 years before being discovered in 2006. Ages 5–8.

Ellie May on April Fools’ Day (Dec. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-820-1; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-929-1) and Ellie May on Presidents’ Day (Dec. 18, hardcover, $14.99 , ISBN 978-1-58089-819-5; paper, $5.99 , ISBN 978-1-58089-928-4) launch the Ellie May series by Hillary Homzie, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler, about a girl who gets carried away in her holiday celebrations. Ages 6–10.

Struttin’ with Some Barbecue: Lil Harden Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of Jazz by Patricia Hruby Powell, illus. by Rachel Himes (Dec. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-740-2), tells the true, little-known story of Lil Hardin Armstrong: pianist, composer, and bandleader in the early days of jazz. Ages 9–12.

Fakers: An Insider’s Guide to Cons, Hoaxes, and Scams by H.P. Wood, illus. by David Clark (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-743-3). Introduces some of the funniest, weirdest, and most influential cons and scams throughout history. Ages 10–up.

Someone Else’s Shoes by Ellen Wittlinger (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-749-5). Twelve-year-old Izzy, 10-year-old Oliver, and 16-year-old Ben are thrown together by divorce, death, and adult missteps. Ages 10–up.


Baby Loves Science adds Baby Loves Green Energy! (Oct. 16, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-926-0) and Baby Loves Structural Engineering! (Oct. 16, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-927-7) by Ruth Spiro, illus. by Irene Chan, ages up to 3. Captain Raptor returns in Captain Raptor and the Perilous Planet by Kevin O’Malley and Patrick O’Brien, illus. by Patrick O’Brien, ages 4–8.

Charlesbridge Teen

Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal( Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-807-2) launches the Necromancer’s Song series, in which 17-year-old Naya Garth is murdered while undertaking her first solo trading mission; but death is not the end for Naya. Ages 12–up.


The Select continues with Select Few by Marit Weisenberg (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-829-4), ages 14–up.

Chicago Review

The Big, Bold, Adventurous Life of Lavinia Warren by Elizabeth Raum (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-912777-50-4) profiles this 19th–century circus performer. Ages 8–12.

Martin and Bobby: A Journey Toward Justice by Claire Rudolf Murphy (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-64160-010-1) focuses on the lives and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy. Ages 9–12.

The Capture of Black Bart: Gentleman Bandit of the Old West by Norman H. Finkelstein (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-61373-995-2) offers an adventure story set in the Wild West. Ages 9–12.

The School’s on Fire! A True Story of Bravery, Tragedy, and Determination by Rebecca C. Jones (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-912777-62-7). This story of the 1958 fire that killed 95 students and teachers at Chicago’s Our Lady of the Angels School focuses on the survivors’ stories. Ages 10–13.


Bright Ideas for Learning releases MathArts: Exploring Math Through Art for 3 to 6 Year Olds by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Cindy Gainer (Nov. 6, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64160-024-8), ages 3–6. Junk Drawer Science adds Junk Drawer Geometry: 50 Awesome Activities That Don’t Cost a Thing by Bobby Mercer (Oct. 2, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-912777-79-5), ages 8–12. For Kids introduces George Washington Carver for Kids: His Life and Discoveries, with 21 Activities by Peggy Thomas (Jan. 8, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-915864-00-3), ages 9–12. And Women of Action welcomes This Noble Woman: Myrtilla Miner and Her Fight to Establish a School for African American Girls in the Slaveholding South by Michael M. Greenburg (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-912777-09-2), ages 12–17.

Child’s Play

Rosa Plays Ball by Jessica Spanyol (Oct. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-126-5). This story celebrating inclusivity promotes gender equality. Ages 2–4.


New Child’s Play Library additions are Errol’s Garden by Gillian Hibbs (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-085-5) and Nipper and the Lunchbox by Lucy Dillamore (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-180-7), ages 4–7; and Polonius the Pit Pony by Richard O’Neill, illus. by Feronia Parker-Thomas (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-186-9), ages 4–9.


Born Bad by C.K. Smouha, illus. by Stephen Smith (Sept. 10, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-53-4). Unhappy with who he is, a wolf gets advice from other animals. Ages 5–8.



Choose Your Own Adventure Dragonlarks gains Unicorn Princess by Shannon Gilligan, Vladimir Semionov, and Fian Arroyo (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-28-3), ages 4–8. And Weregirl concludes with Typhon by C.D. Bell (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-937133-60-3), ages 14–18.



City Monsters presents Florida Monsters: A Search and Find Book by Corinne Delporte (Sept. 11, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-924734-15-5) and Rocky Mountains Monsters: A Search and Find Book by Anne Paradis (Sept. 11, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-924734-16-2), both illus. by Danielle Tremblay, ages 3–12.


100 First Animals: A Carry Along Book by illus. by Annie Sechao (Aug. 28, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-49-9), introduces various creatures. Ages 2–4.

How to Catch a Bear Who Loves to Read by Juliana Leveille-Trudel and Andrew Katz, illus. by Joseph Sherman (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-2-924786-47-5). In this friendship tale, Julia meets a book-loving bear. Ages 3–6.

Who Did That? A Whodunit for Children by Job, Joris, and Marieke (Aug. 14, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-2-924786-38-3). A town grapples with a gnawing vandal in this story about respecting others. Ages 4–6.


Little Detectives are back in Little Detectives at the Farm: A Look and Find Book by Sonia Baretti (Aug. 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-56-7), ages 3–5. Ranger Rob returns in Ranger Rob at Big Sky Park: A Look and Find Book (Aug. 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-45-1) and Ranger Rob: My Essential Ranger Guide: A Carry Along Book by Corinne Delporte (Aug. 28, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-61-1), ages 3–5. Robocar Poli releases My Essential Guide to Traffic Safety: A Carry Along Book by Delporte, illus. by Royvisual (Aug. 28, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-59-8), ages 3–5. New Dear Diary books by Valeria Davila and Monica Lopez, illus. by Laura Aguerrebehere, trans. by David Warriner, are Diary of a Fairy (Aug. 28, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-65-9, Diary of a Monster (Aug. 28, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-71-0), Diary of a Witch (Aug. 28, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-67-3), and Diary of an Ogre (Aug. 28, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-69-7), ages 3–6. And joining Nightlight Books are Goodnight Around the World by Anne Paradis, illus. by Karina Dupuis (Aug. 21, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-55-0); and Ranger Rob: Bug Hunt: My Cave Light Adventure Book by Corinne Delporte (Aug. 21, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-2-924786-53-6), ages 3–6.


Animal City by Joan Negrescolor (Nov. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7029-9). A girl reads books to animals that populate an otherwise deserted city. Ages up to 5.

Baby See, Baby Do: Lift & Look in the Mirror! by Robie Rogge (Aug. 7, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6890-6) takes a look at babies’ activities. Ages 1–3.

Little Boat by Taro Gomi (Aug. 21, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6301-7). In this follow-up to Little Truck and Little Plane, a boat navigates rough waters to find his way back to his parents. Ages 2–4.

Read & Ride: Cars & Trucks: 4 Board Books Inside! by Troy Cummings (Sept. 11, board book, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6546-2) is a package of four car-shaped board books. Ages 2–4.

Construction Site on Christmas Night by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illus. by A.G. Ford (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3911-1). Machines from Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site build a gift for the community. Ages 2–5.

Hello, Love! by Taro Miura (Dec. 24, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7087-9) reveals how animals and people show their love by touching noses, tapping beaks, holding hands, and more. Ages 2–5.

Night Play by Lizi Boyd (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5529-6). A boy is ready to sleep, but his stuffed animals want to perform just one more play. Ages 2–5.

You and Me, Me and You: Brothers by Miguel Tanco (Nov. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6548-6) celebrates the ways brothers love and annoy each other. Ages 2–5.

Hungry Bunny by Claudia Rueda (Sept. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6255-3). In this interactive follow-up, the hero of Bunny Slopes needs help picking apples. Ages 3–6.

I Hate My Cats (a Love Story) by Davide Cali, illus. by Anna Pirolli (Aug. 14, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6595-0). The owner of two cats—Fred and Ginger—details the lovably annoying things they do. Ages 4–7.

T. Rex Time Machine by Jared Chapman (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6154-9). Two dinos searching for food stumble upon a time machine and are transported to the present. Ages 4–7.

Take a Hike, Miles and Spike! by Travis Foster and Ethan Long (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6471-7). Setting out on a hike, two dogs dismiss their pals with snarky rhymes—but then decide to invite them along. Ages 4–7.

The Crocodile and the Dentist by Taro Gomi (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7028-2) introduces a crocodile and a dentist who are equally afraid of each other. Ages 4–7.

The Dreamer by Il Sung Na (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5608-8). A pig who wants to fly makes a plan to make it happen. Ages 4–7.

What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers, illus. by Shawn Harris (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7313-9). As kids are pictured building a tree house, readers learn what they can do to be responsible citizens. Ages 4–7.

Maze Quest by Travis Nichols (Aug. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6989-7) offers mazes to navigate and a mystery to solve. Ages 6–12.

Monster School by Kate Coombs, illus. by Lee Gatlin (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-2938-9). This novel-in-verse spotlights the first day of Monster School. Ages 7–10.

Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker by Mara Rockliff, illus. by Simona Ciraolo (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4134-3), is a picture book biography of Alice Guy-Blaché. Ages 8–11.

Door by Jihyeon Lee (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7142-5). A mysterious door leads a boy into a magical world. Ages 8–12.

Everything & Everywhere: A Fact-Filled Adventure for Curious Globe-Trotters by Marc Martin (Aug. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6514-1) compiles illustrated facts about 15 cities and regions. Ages 8–12.

House: First Words Board Books: 5 Books Inside! by Michael Slack (Sept. 11, board book, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6703-9) packages five small board books touring rooms in a house-shaped box. Ages 8–12.

The House in Poplar Wood by K.E. Ormsbee (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-4986-8). A plucky girl offers twin brothers help in reuniting their separated parents if they help her solve a murder. Ages 12–15.

Art Boss by Kayla Cagan (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6037-5). In this companion to Piper Perish, the young artist is living in New York, trying to get into art school. Ages 13–17.

Salt by Hannah Moskowitz (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3151-1). After setting sail to solve the mystery of their sea monster-hunter parents’ death, four siblings kill a notorious sea creature. Ages 13–17.


Little Bear returns in Little Bear’s Big House by Benjamin Chaud (Oct. 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7371-9), ages 2–5. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site picks up Cement Mixer’s ABC (Oct. 2, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5318-6) and Dump Truck’s Colors (Oct. 2, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5320-9) by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illus. by Ethan Long, ages 2–5. TouchThinkLearn adds 123 by Xavier Deneux (Aug. 21, board book, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7390-0), ages 3–5. Double Booked gains Horse Tales: 26 Lift-the-Flaps Inside! by Molly Fehr (Sept. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7088-6), ages 5–6. Barkus returns in Barkus Dog Dreams by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Marc Boutavant (Aug. 7, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-1676-1), ages 6–8. Ivy & Bean resurface in One Big Happy Family by Annie Barrows, illus. by Sophie Blackall (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6400-7), ages 7–9. And Lowriders rolls along with Lowriders Blast from the Past by Cathy Camper, illus. by Raúl Gonzalez III (Oct. 2, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6315-4; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6316-1), ages 9–12.

Title in Spanish

Pastel para enemigos (Enemy Pie) by Derek Munson, illus. by Tara Calahan King (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-5956-0), ages 4–8.


Mr. Bear’s ABC by Virginie Aracil (Sept. 4, $19.99, ISBN 978-2-74709-5006). A bear teaches readers the alphabet and first words. Ages up to 3.

Where Are You, Teddy? by Stéphanie Babin, illus. by Daniel Rode (Oct. 2, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-2-40800-434-7). Readers lift flaps to discover where a teddy bear is hiding. Ages up to 3.

Who Am I? by Tristan Mori (Aug. 7, $12.99, ISBN: 978-2-40800-435-4). Pull-tabs reveal the identity of 10 animals. Ages up to 3.

Who Eats What? by Stéphanie Babin, illus. by Kiko (Aug. 7, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-2-40800-436-1). Sliding panels help kids learn what a variety of animals and insects eat. Ages 3–5.

I Double Dare You by Paule Battault, illus. by Charlotte Ameling (Aug. 7, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-2-40800-432-3). This book with touch-and-feel elements introduces witches, ogres, and a big bad wolf. Ages 3–5.

The Great Escape by Loïc Méhée (Oct. 2, pop-up book, $18.99, ISBN 978-2-40800-453-8) features pop-ups, mazes, and a mystery to solve. Ages 6–up.


Ultimate Spotlight shines on Dinosaurs by Sandra Laboucarie, illus. by Deborah Pinto (Sept. 4, pop-up book, $16.99, ISBN 979-1-02760-428-9); and Firefighters by Anne-Sophie Baumann, illus. by Benjamin Bécue (Sept. 4, pop-up book, $16.99, ISBN 979-1-02760-427-2), ages 3-5. Touch and Explore adds Bugs and Other Little Creatures by Stéphanie Babin, illus. by Hélène Convert (Aug. 7, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-2-40800-433-0), ages 3-5. Magnetology attracts Ocean by Inés Adams, illus. by Olivier Latyk (Aug. 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 979-1-02760-429-6), ages 3–5. And The Ultimate Book series continues with Planet Earth by Anne-Sophie Baumann, illus. by Didier Balecevic (Oct 2, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 979-1-02760-562-0), ages 5–up.

Cinco Puntos

My Name Is Güero: Poems from a Border Kid by David Bowles (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-947627-06-2) compiles poetry inspired by a boy’s family traditions, friends, and music. Ages 11–13.


A Hundred Kisses Before Bedtime by Mack van Gageldonk (Nov. 15, hardcover, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-424-6). Chick wants to give all the animals a good-night kiss. Ages 1–4.

My Birthday by Anita Slegers (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-425-3). Everybody seems to have forgotten Bear’s birthday, or have they? Ages 2–4.

Just the Right Size by Bonnie Grubman, illus. by Suzanne Diederen (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-365-2). Tall and small animals learn about being the perfect size. Ages 3–5.

Duck Is Stuck by Zoubida Mouhssin, illus. by Pascale Moutte-Baur (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-415-4; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-429-1). Stuck in the ice, Duck enlists the help of animal friends. Ages 4–6.

The Truth About Dinosaurs by Guido Genechten (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-423-9). A chicken leads a tour through the world of dinosaurs. Ages 4–7.

Brave Thumbelina by Anita Leysen (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-421-5) retells this Hans Christian Andersen tale. Ages 5–10.


Guido Genechten’s Little White Fish stars in Little White Fish (Oct. 1, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-430-7), ages 2–4; and Little White Fish and the Beautiful Sea (Oct. 1, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-413-0), ages 2–5. It’s Halloween! by Ruth Wielockx (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-411-6) is a new Luke and Lottie story, ages 3–6. Benji returns in Benji and the Giant Kite by Alan Fox, illus. by Eefje Kuijl (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-403-1), ages 4–6. And The Cutest Baby Animals by Mack van Gageldonk (Nov. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-60537-422-2) joins Mack’s World of Wonder, ages 5–8.



Clever Questions: Lift-the-Flap Books adds I Know Everything, illus. by Anastasiya Marcniak (Oct. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-948418-33-1); I Know Nature, illus. by Lidiya Larina (Oct. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-948418-35-5); I Know Sports, illus. by Ludmila Domanskaya (Oct. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-948418-34-8); and I Know Things That Go, illus. by Valeriya Danilova (Oct. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-948418-36-2), ages 4–6. And new Look & Find titles, illus. by Margarita Kukhtina, are Our Animal Friends (Oct. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-948418-32-4) and Holiday Season (Oct. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-948418-31-7), ages 4–6.

Cornell Lab

Crow Not Crow by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple, illus. by Elizabeth Dulemba (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-9436-4531-2). A father introduces his daughter to the joys of bird watching using the “Crow, not Crow” method for distinguishing birds. Ages 5–8.

Cornell Lab/Persnickety

Hush Up and Hibernate by Sandra Markel, illus. by Howard McWilliam (Sept. 19, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-36-6). This first in a series of books related to the top three challenges parents face with their young ones— sleeping, traveling, and eating—features a procrastinating bear that will say anything to avoid going to bed for the winter. Ages 3–6.

Extravaganza at the Plaza by Lauren L. Wohl, illus. by Mark Tuchman (Sept. 19, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-31-1), is second in the Raccoon River Kids Adventures series about a small town in which a group of inspired kids want to make a difference in their community. Ages 6–8.

Cottage Door

Have You Ever Heard a Dragon’s Song? by Minnie Birdsong, illus. by Giorgia Broseghini (Sept. 1, board book, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-326-3) and Have You Ever Heard a Unicorn’s Song? by Minnie Birdsong, illus. by Sara Gianassi (Sept. 1, board book, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-325-6) are stories featuring flaps and sound effects. Ages 3–5.

How to Tie Your Shoes by Shah Kober (Sept. 18, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-318-8) includes a shoelace and a model shoe to assemble. Ages 4–7.


Discover & Learn adds Discover & Learn 100 Words on the Farm by Amy Cartwright (Oct. 15, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-369-0), ages 2–5. Joining Early Bird Song Books are Daniel’s Favorite Songs (Aug. 14, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-327-0) and Daniel Takes Care of Snowball (Aug. 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-328-7) by Scarlett Wing; and Love You, Little ’Potamus by Sydney Hanson (Nov. 20, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-381-2), ages 2–5. Peek a Flap presents Ho Ho Ho: Peek-a-Flap by Yuyi Chen (Aug. 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-344-7) and Peek-a-Flap Noah by Jaye Garnett (Nov. 20, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-370-6), ages 2–5. New Smithsonian Kids titles by Scarlett Wing are 100 Curious Words to Know: First Words at the Smithsonian (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-352-2) and 100 Curious Things to Count: Counting at the Smithsonian (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-353-9), ages 2–5. And Wing’s Daniel Tiger: Let’s Learn in My Neighborhood (Aug. 15, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-329-4) joins Think & Find, ages 3–5.



Mapping My World by Harriet Brundle issues Map My Community (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5001-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5012-3), Map My Country (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5002-4; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5013-0), Map My Planet (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5003-1; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5014-7), and Map My School (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5000-0; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5004-8), ages 5–8. Money Sense: An Introduction to Financial Literacy gains Meeting Needs in Our Community (Sept. 25, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5185-4) and Trade in Our Global Community (Sept. 25, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5186-1; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5188-5) by Rachel Eagen, ages 5–8. And Where Food Comes From by Sarah Ridley serves up Beans to Chocolate (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5118-2; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5129-8), Bee to Honey (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5119-9; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5130-4), Blossom to Apple (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5120-5; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5131-1), and Seeds to Bread (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5128-1; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5132-8).

Why Do I? publishes six titles, including Why Do I Bleed? by Kirsty Holmes (Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5133-5; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5146-5), Why Do I Drool? by Harriet Brundle (Aug. 10, , hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5134-2; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5147-2), and Why Do I Grow? by Madeline Tyler (Aug. 10, Aug. 10, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5142-7; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5148-9), ages 7–9. Be an Engineer! Designing to Solve Problems picks up A Dome Stays Strong (Sept. 25, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5159-5; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5163-2) and A Road Connects Places (Sept. 25, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5161-8; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5165-6) by Crystal Sikkens; and A Tower Stands Tall by Kylie Burns (Sept. 25, hardcover, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5162-5; paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5166-3), ages 7–10. And Animals Back from the Brink has six additions, including Bringing Back the American Alligator by Cynthia O’Brien (Oct. 24, Oct. 24, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4901-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4907-3), Bringing Back the Giant Panda by Ruth Daly (Oct. 24, hardcover, $27.6, ISBN 978-0-7787-4902-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4908-0), and Bringing Back the Humpback Whale by Kelly Spence (Oct. 24, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4905-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4938-7), ages 8–11.

Leaving My Homeland: After the Journey issues six titles, among them My New Home After Iraq by Ellen Rodger (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4975-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4988-2), My New Home After Syria by Linda Barghoorn (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4983-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4989-9), and Returning to Guatemala by Heather C. Hudak (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4986-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4999-8), ages 8–11. Joining Putting the Planet First are Making Our Food Sustainable by Paul Mason (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5030-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5034-5); Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Waste by Rebecca Rissman (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5031-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5035-2); and Using Renewable Energy (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5032-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5036-9), and What Are Eco-Cities? (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5033-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5037-6) by Nancy Dickmann, ages 8–11. And new Quick-Reference Atlases are Animals of the World (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5038-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5048-2) and Continents of the World (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5039-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5049-9) by Toby Reynolds; and Flags of the World by Lyn Coutts (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5047-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5050-5), ages 8–11.

Forensic Footprints of Ancient Worlds offers six volumes, including Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Chinese by Heather C. Hudak (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4940-0; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4953-0), Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Egyptians by James Bow (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4941-7; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4954-7), and Forensic Investigations of the Maya by Louise A. Spilsbury (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-4951-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4957-8), ages 9–12. Among the six books by Anna Claybourne joining Recreate Scientific Discoveries are Recreate Discoveries About Forces (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5051-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5064-2), Recreate Discoveries About Living Things (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5053-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5066-6), and Recreate Machine Innovations (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5063-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5069-7), ages 9–12. And Disaster Alert! offers California and Other Western Wildfires by Rachel Seigel (Sept. 25, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5174-8; paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5176-2) and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate by Julia Sillett (Sept. 25, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5175-5; paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5184-7), ages 10–13.

Get Informed—Stay Informed adds #MeToo Movement (Oct. 24, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-4960-8; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4971-4) and Climate Change (Oct. 24, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-4959-2; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4970-7) by Heather C. Hudak; and Net Neutrality (Oct. 24, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-4968-4; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4972-1) and Opioid Crisis (Oct. 24, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-4969-1; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-4973-8) by Natalie Hyde, ages 10–14. New Model-Making Mindset titles by David Jefferis are Flying Models: From Soaring Flight to Real Rockets (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5015-4; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5019-2), Miniature Figures: From Model Soldiers to Fantasy Gaming (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5016-1paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5020-8), Model Trains: Creating Tabletop Railroads (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5017-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5021-5), and Scale Models: Making a Miniature Masterpiece (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5018-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5029-1), ages 10–14.

Our Values—Level 3 offers four books by Grace Jones: Body Image and the Media (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5189-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5200-4), Medicine and Illness (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5190-8; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5201-1), Rights and Responsibilities (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5191-5; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5202-8), and Terrorism and Extremism (Aug. 10, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5199-1; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5203-5), ages 10–14. Scientists in Action spotlights Biologists in Action (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5204-2; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5208-0) and Entomologists in Action (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5206-6; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5217-2) by Anne Rooney; Chemists in Action by James Bow (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5205-9; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5216-5); and Food Scientists in Action by Robin Johnson (Sept. 25, hardcover, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-5207-3; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5218-9), ages 10–14. And among the six additions to State Your Case are Evaluating Arguments Abour Education by James Bow (Sept. 25, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5076-5; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5089-5); and Evaluating Arguments About Food (Sept. 25, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5077-2; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5090-1) and Evaluating Arguments About the Environment (Sept. 25, hardcover, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-5080-2; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-5105-2) by Simon Rose, ages 10–14.

Creative Editions

Seaside Lullaby by Maria Cristina Pritelli (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-328-5) offers a sea-themed bedtime tale. Ages 2–5.

You and Me by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illus. by Susan Reagan (Aug. 21, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-321-6). A new African-American baby is the star of the house, but his older brother gently advocates for attention. Ages 2–5.

Phrases of the Moon by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Jori van der Linde (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-311-7), compiles poems with lunar themes. Ages 8–10.

Dot, Stripe, Squiggle by Sarah Tuttle, illus. by Miriam Nerlove (Aug. 21, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-325-4). This introduction to the concept of patterns features images of sea creatures. Ages 8–12.

My Clementine by Amy Novesky, illus. by Roberto Innocenti (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-323-0), chronicles the journey of a fictional ship and of the boy who grew up to become its captain. Ages 8–12.

The Hunter by Jan Wahl, illus. by Tim Jessell (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-297-4), is the story of deer hunting on an autumn day. Ages 8–12.

The Universe Is a Tree by Laura Filippucci (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-56846-304-9). This anthology of trees balances natural history, poetry, and prose. Ages 8–12.


Lola’s Teddy Bear by Marcia Goldman (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-50-7). Lola loves her aging bear, in this story about acceptance and independence. Ages 3–7.

The Absolutely, Positively No Princesses Book by Ian Lendler, illus. by Deborah Zemke (Sept. 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-51-4). A princess and a girl writing a book about adventures find their common ground. Ages 4–9.

Animal Antipodes: Global Opposites by Carly Allen-Fletcher (Sept. 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-939547-49-1) introduces animals and their ecosystems located in opposite positions on the globe. Ages 5–11.

DC Comics


DC Super Hero Girls powers on with Search for Atlantis by Shea Fontana, illus. by Yancey Labat (Oct. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4012-8353-7), ages 8–12.

Disney Editions

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Pop-Up by Matthew Reinhart (Oct. 2, hardcover, $65, ISBN 978-1-4847-9939-0). This retelling featuring pop-up art celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Burton movie. Ages 12–18.

Disney Press


Twisted Tale gains Part of Your World: A Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01381-9), ages 12–18.


Sleepy, the Goodnight Buddy by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Scott Campbell (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8969-8). Roderick, who hates going to bed, receives a stuffed animal named Sleepy. Ages 4–7.

A Circle of Elephants: A Companion Novel by Eric Dinerstein (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01658-2). A young Tibetan orphan and a powerful bull elephant bond in friendship and challenge a world of unrest, in the follow-up to What Elephants Know. Ages 8–12.

Love Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01650-6). G-baby is so preoccupied with earning her stepsister’s approval that she isn’t there for her own younger sister, Peaches, when she needs her most. Ages 8–12.

She Did It! 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think by Emily Arnold McCully (Nov. 6, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01991-0) profiles a variety of women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. Ages 8–12.

Sanity & Tallulah by Molly Brooks (Oct. 23, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00844-0). In this debut graphic novel, best friends Sanity and Tallulah must find Sanity’s three-headed kitten before it escapes the space station they call home. Ages 8–12.

The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig (a Love Story) by Don Zolidis (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00961-4). Over the course of their senior year, Amy and Craig’s tumultuous relationship is a kaleidoscope of joy and pain as an uncertain future looms. Ages 14–17.


Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins adds 1 Grumpy Bruce: A Counting Board Book (Oct. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02363-4), ages up to 2, and Santa Bruce (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8290-3), ages 4–7. Vampirina appears in Vampirina in the Snow by Anne Marie Pace (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02318-4), ages 2–5. Unlimited Squirrels kicks off with I Lost My Tooth! by Mo Willems (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02457-0), ages 6–8. Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker is back for Incognito by Shelley Johannes (Sept. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-6739-9, ages 7–10. Adventurers Guild takes on Twilight of the Elves by Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8860-8), ages 8–12. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan continues with 9 from the Nine Worlds (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02404-4), ages 8–12. Prosper Redding returns in The Last Life of Prince Alastor by Alexandra Bracken (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7818-0), ages 8–12. And Undying by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-5556-3) closes out Unearthed, ages 14–18.


Debutantes: Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01413-7). In this series launch, Sawyer is drawn into a group of debutantes with scandalous, dangerous secrets. Ages 12–18.

Disney/Rick Riordan Presents

Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee (Jan. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01335-2) is a space opera about 13-year-old Min, descended from a long line of fox spirits, who embarks on a dangerous quest to save her brother. Ages 8–12.

The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01634-6). In this adventure based on Mayan mythology, Zane learns that the dormant volcano near his home is a gateway to another world. Ages 8–12.


Baby’s First Colors (Oct. 2, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6366-1) introduces colors via shiny 3-D effects. Ages up to 2.

Baby Robot: A Beep-Buzz, Light-Up Story! (Oct. 2, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7334-9). This story of a little robot who has lost his noisy sounds features six sounds and LED lights. Ages up to 3.

Baby’s First 123 (Oct. 2, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6645-7). Readers learn to count to 10 using raised tactile elements. Ages up to 3.

I Love You Little One (Dec. 4, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8016-3). Animal families are hidden in the pages of this LED light-up book. Ages up to 3.

Jonny Lambert’s Animal 123 (Nov. 6, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7845-0) and Jonny Lambert’s Animal ABC (Nov. 6, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7571-8) by Jonny Lambert are lift-the-flap concept books. Ages up to 3.

Crunch! Munch! Bunny (Jan. 8, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7853-5). Baby Bunny meets other baby animals in this lift-the-flap sound book. Ages 1–3.

How Does a Butterfly Grow? (Jan. 8, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7867-2) follows the life cycle of a butterfly. Ages 3–5.

Weather and the Seasons (Jan. 22, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6649-5). From sun and snow, to thunder and lightning, children will find out what goes on in the sky and why. Ages 3–5.

1000 Useful Words: Build Vocabulary and Literacy Skills (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7084-3) encourages picture-and-word association and teaches basic grammar and introduces writing skills. Ages 3–7.

Look I’m an Engineer (Aug. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6857-4) introduces engineering through projects and facts. Ages 3–7.

Around the World in 80 Ways: The Fabulous Inventions That Get Us from Here to There by Katy Halford (Nov. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7572-5) explores 80 modes of travel throughout history. Ages 4–8.

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs: Discover More Than 80 Prehistoric Creatures (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6848-2) explores in-depth the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods. Ages 4–8.

Crafty Science: More Than 20 Sensational STEAM Projects to Create at Home by Jane Bull (Nov. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7768-2). Each project is accompanied by a section explaining the science behind it. Ages 5–8.

Calm: Mindfulness for Kids (Jan. 8, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7090-4) teaches readers to focus their thoughts and notice the world around them. Ages 6–9.

Yoga for Kids: Simple First Steps in Yoga and Mindfulness by Susannah Hoffman (Sept. 4, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7541-1) guides kids through 50 yoga poses and mindfulness practices. Ages 6–9.

Art and How It Works (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6802-4). This art history book encompasses prehistoric paintings, Impressionism, and abstract art. Ages 7–9.

An Anthology of Intriguing Animals (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7702-6). Photos illustrate this collection of animal stories and myths. Ages 7–10.

My Mixed Emotions (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7332-5) examines four emotions and why we feel them. Ages 7–10.

Children’s Illustrated History Atlas (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7031-7). Forty maps provide an overview of history. Ages 8–12.

Nature’s Deadliest Creatures Visual Encyclopedia (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-5897-1) profiles 150 of the world’s killer creatures. Ages 8–12.

Record Breakers! (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7438-4) is a visual guide to record-breaking feats by people and animals. Ages 8–12.

Smithsonian: Timelines of Everything (Oct. 2, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7493-3) presents 120 timelines chronicling the history of the world. Ages 8–12.

Robot (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7584-8) investigates artificial intelligence throughout history. Ages 9–12.

Smithsonian: The Dinosaur Book (Sept. 4, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7476-6) rounds up 1,000-plus images and dinosaur facts. Ages 9–12.


Merry Christmas (Sept. 18, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7282-3) joins Baby Touch and Feel, ages up to 2. Follow the Trail continues with Baby Dinosaurs (Nov. 6, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6566-5) and Bugs (Nov. 6, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6567-2), ages 1–3. Pop-Up Peekaboo adds I Love You (Dec. 4, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-6526-9), ages 1–3. DK First Reference gains Visual Guide to Math (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7093-5), ages 4–8. DK Findout! lands Universe (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7713-2; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7092-8) and Vikings (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7712-5; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7120-8), ages 6–9. New DK Readers L3 are Dinosaurs Discovered by Niki Foreman (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7730-9; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7729-3) and Mythical Beasts (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7728-6; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7727-9), ages 7–9.

DK Life Stories welcomes Albert Einstein by Wil Mara (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7443-8; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7570-1), Anne Frank by Stephen Krensky (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7029-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7543-5), Gandhi by Diane Bailey (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7463-6; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7842-9), Helen Keller by Libby Romero (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7544-2; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7474-2), Katherine Johnson by Ebony Joy Wilkins (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7962-4; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7912-9), and Martin Luther King Jr. by Laurie Calkhoven (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7542-8; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7435-3), ages 8–12. And Knowledge Encyclopedias gains Science! (Aug. 7, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7363-9), ages 8–12.

Titles in Spanish

The following titles are due in Spanish-language editions: Amazing Visual Math (Oct. 23, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7918-1), It Can’t Be True! 2 (Sept. 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7921-1), Star Wars Maker Lab by Liz Lee Heinecke and Cole Horton (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7925-9), When on Earth? (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7922-8), ages 8–12; and Secretos de la naturaleza (Sept. 25, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7868-9), ages 9–12.

Series in Spanish

Super Encyclopedias issues a Spanish-language edition of Super Shark Encyclopedia (Oct. 23, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-7924-2), ages 8–12.


In the Wolf’s Lair by Anna Starinobets, trans. by Jane Bugaeva (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-486-82762-9) and A Predator’s Rights by Anna Starinobets, trans. by Jane Bugaeva (Jan. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-486-82951-7) begin the Beastly Crimes series, translated from the Russian, in which a badger investigates crimes. Ages 7–12.



Calla Editions presents The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann, illus. by Maria Mikhalskaya (Sept. 12, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-1-60660-116-7), ages 3–18.

Duke Univ.

Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood by James Baldwin, illus. by Yoran Cazac (Aug. 24, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-4780-0004-4). This edition of Baldwin’s only children’s book features the adventures and daily life of two black boys coming of age in Harlem in the 1970s. Ages 8–11.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library


Juggling the Middle Ages welcomes The Little Juggler by Barbara Cooney (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.5, ISBN 978-0-88402-436-1), ages 3–18.


Body Swap by Sylvia McNicoll (Oct. 9, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-4090-7). When a faulty accelerator causes a fatal car accident, an elderly woman and a teenage girl return from the dead in each other’s body. Ages 12–15.

Stowaway by Pam Withers (Sept. 11, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-4191-1). When 16-year-old Owen stows away on a yacht near his island home, he finds himself in the middle of a human-smuggling operation. Ages 12–15.

Bonjour Girl by Isabelle Lafleche (Sept. 18, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-4200-0). This series starter follows a Parisian girl’s adventures through fashion school, dating, viral stardom, and cyberbullying. Ages 15–18.


Weird Stories Gone Wrong sails along with Blackwells and the Briny Deep by Philippa Dowding (Oct. 23, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4597-4106-5), ages 9–12.


The Little Barbarian by Renato Moriconi (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5509-1). In this wordless book, a barbarian fights dangerous beasts, including dragons and sea serpents. Ages 4–8.

Outside My Window by Linda Ashman, illus. by Jamey Christoph (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5465-0). Kids around the globe see different things when gazing out their windows, in this celebration of diversity. Ages 4–8.

Rain by Anders Holmer (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5507-7) collects haiku describing worldwide scenes, each taking place in the rain. Ages 4–8.

Felix by Giovanna Zoboli, illus. by Simona Mulazzani (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5506-0). Curious about his relatives, a house cat takes a trip around the world to visit them. Ages 5–9.

Phone Call with a Fish by Silvia Vecchini, illus. by Sualzo (Sept. 5, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5510-7). An aquarium filled with fish gives a girl the inspiration she needs to reach out to a quiet classmate. Ages 5–9.

Paul Writes (a Letter) by Chris Raschka (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5494-0). Raschka distills the themes of the epistles of Paul the Apostle. Ages 6–up.

I’ll Root for You and Other Poems by Edward van de Vendel, illus. by Wolf Erlbruch (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17, ISBN 978-0-8028-5501-5) collects poems about sports. Ages 7–up.

A Story Like the Wind by Gill Lewis, illus. by Jo Weaver (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-8028-5514-5). Rami entertains his fellow refugees with his storytelling and violin-playing as they float in a dinghy in the open sea. Ages 9–14.

Enchanted Lion

Over the Rooftops, Under the Moon by JonArno Lawson, illus. by Nahid Kazemi (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-262-6). Alone even among his flock, a bird finds a connection in the eyes of a girl. Ages 4–7.

Noodlephant by Jacob Kramer, illus. by K-Fai Steele (Jan. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-266-4) examines a community’s response to injustice. Ages 4–8.

Pumpkin Island by Arthur Geisert (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-265-7). What happens when a small town in Iowa is overrun by an abundance of pumpkins? Ages 4–8.

The Elephant by Jenni Desmond (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-264-0). A boy learns all about the African and Asian elephants. Ages 4–8.

Ariba by Masha Manapov (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-300-5). A man tells his grandson the story of Ariba and his adventure-loving shoes. Ages 6–10.

Brown by Håkon Øvreås, illus. by Øyvind Torseter (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-212-1). Armed with a brush and a can of paint, a boy transforms into a superhero, in this kick-off to the My Alter Ego Is a Superhero series. Ages 6–10.

Dumpster Dog by Colas Gutman, illus. by Marc Boutavant (Nov. 6, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-235-0) debuts a series about a dog born in a dumpster that is searching for human companionship. Ages 7–10.

Fing’s War by Benny Lindelauf, trans. by John Nieuwenhuitzen (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-269-5). The Boon family and their gallows humor return in this follow-up to Nine Open Arms. Ages 9–18.

A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader, edited by Maria Popova and Claudia Bedrick (Oct. 9, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-59270-228-2). Writers, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers reflect on the joys and power of reading. Ages 10–18.


A Winter’s Promise by Christelle Dabos, trans. by Hildegarde Serle (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18, ISBN 978-1-60945-483-8). Launching the Mirror Visitor series, set many years after the world has been broken into floating arks, this YA fantasy introduces a young woman with special powers who is promised in marriage to a mysterious stranger. Ages 14–18.

The Experiment

Let’s Play Yoga! How to Grow Calm Like a Mountain, Strong Like a Warrior, And Joyful Like the Sun by Marcia de Luca and Lucia Barros, illus. by Bruna Assis Brasil (Aug. 21, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-61519-493-3), introduces yoga to readers through stories and simple postures and techniques to foster a calm mind and healthy body. Ages 5–8.


My Big Wimmelbook launches a line of look-and-find titles with Cars and Things That Go by Stefan Lohr (Sept. 4, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61519-498-8), Animals Around the World by Stefan Lohr (Sept. 4, oversized board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61519-499-5), At the Construction Site by Max Walther (Sept. 4, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61519-500-8), and On the Farm by Max Walther (Sept. 4, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61519-501-5), ages 2–5.