Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and Giroux

If Animals Celebrated Christmas by Ann Whitford Paul, illus. by David Walker (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30901-5). This companion to If Animals Kissed Good Night imagines critters’ holiday festivities. Ages 2–6.

Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut’s Tomb by Tracey Fern, illus. by Boris Kulikov (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30305-1), emphasizes the rewards of perseverance. Ages 4–7.

Lucy Fell Down the Mountain by Kevin Cornell (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30608-3). Lucy shows she’s able to face a rocky day head-on—and move on. Ages 4–8.

The Cryptid Catcher by Lija Fisher (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30554-3). After his father dies, Clivo learns he was not an archaeologist after all, but a hunter of legendary creatures, and Clivo must finish his mission. Ages 8–12.

Jack Montgomery: World War II: Gallantry on the Beaches of Anzio (Jan. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15706-5) and Ryan Pitts: Afghanistan: A Firefight in the Mountains of Wanat (Jan. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15711-9) by Michael P. Spradlin launch the Medal of Honor series heralding military heroes. Ages 8–12.

Wolfe and Lamb Mysteries: Kat Wolfe Investigates by Lauren St. John (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30958-9) debuts a series about a girl who starts a pet-sitting agency and finds herself unraveling mysteries. Ages 8–12.

Wonderland by Barbara O’Connor (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31060-8) offers a novel about the meaning of friendship, the challenges of growing up, and a lovable runaway dog. Ages 8–12.

Ghosted by Leslie Margolis (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30756-1). Ellie ghosted her best friend—and her actions come back to haunt her—in this story of redemption. Ages 10–14.

Attucks! Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City by Phillip Hoose (Oct. 23, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30612-0) recounts the true story of the all-black high school basketball team that broke the color barrier in segregated 1950s Indiana. Ages 12–18.

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30706-6). This re-imagining of Beowulf centers on a band of mercenary girls in search of glory. Ages 12–18.

The Prodigy by John Feinstein (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30595-6) is a novel about the challenges and sacrifices a teenage golfer faces as he attempts to make Masters Tournament history. Ages 12–18.

Skybound Saga: Black Wings Beating by Alex London (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30682-3) launches a fantasy trilogy about the memories and histories that haunt us and the bonds of blood. Ages 12–18.

Unclaimed Baggage by Jen Doll (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30606-9). Three Alabama teens learn to move on from the past experiences that have been holding them back. Ages 12–18.

Wilder by Andrew Simonet (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30925-1). Two outsiders from radically different backgrounds forge an unpredictable bond. Ages 12–18.

Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens, edited by Marieke Nijkamp (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30650-2), compiles fictional tales told from the viewpoint of disabled characters, written by disabled creators. Ages 14–18.

Barking with the Big Dogs: On Writing and Reading Books for Children by Natalie Babbitt (Nov. 20, hardcover, $26.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31040-0) collects essays and speeches by the author of Tuck Everlasting. Ages 18–up.


The Pout-Pout Fish swims on in Easter Surprise (Dec. 31, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-374-31051-6) and The Pout-Pout Fish Halloween Faces (Aug. 7, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30450-8), ages 2–5; and The Pout-Pout Fish and the Can’t-Sleep Blues (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30403-4), ages 3–6. A Unicorn Named Sparkle celebrates in A Unicorn Named Sparkle’s First Christmas by Amy Young (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-374-30813-1), ages 2–6.

Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends

You Are Loved: Welcome Wishes for New Babies by Nancy Tillman (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18297-5) extends the message of On the Night You Were Born and includes spaces to write messages. Ages 1–3.

Snakes on a Train by Kathryn Dennis (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-30440-7) is a read-aloud featuring s sounds. Ages 2–5.

King Alice by Matthew Cordell (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04749-6). On a snowy day, Alice’s father suggests she beat boredom by creating her own book. Ages 3–5.

Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes by Eva Chen, illus. by Derek Desierto (Nov. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-29726-6), is equal parts fashion fairy tale and guide to girl power. Ages 4–6.

Hello Ruby: Expedition to the Internet by Linda Liukas (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19599-9) explains the workings of the internet. Ages 4–8.

I Love You More Than... by Taye Diggs, illus. by Shane W. Evans (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13534-6). Aimed at families who are separated, whatever the circumstances, this book offers a message of love. Ages 4–8.

Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale by Jamie Lee Curtis, illus. by Laura Cornell (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13827-9), reveals that the best things happen while the smartphone is turned off. Ages 4–8.

Spy Penguins by Sam Hay, illus. by Marek Jagucki (Sept. 18, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18838-0). In this series debut, two gadget-obsessed penguins dream of joining the FBI (Frosty Bureau of Investigation). Ages 7–10.

The Magical Unicorn Society Official Handbook by Selwyn E. Phipps, illus. by Helen Dardik et al. (Sept. 18, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-250-20619-0), is a compendium of unicorn lore. Ages 8–12.

Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-30846-7) ties in to Rory Kennedy’s Discovery TV documentary, Above and Beyond. Ages 9–12.

The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare by Zillah Bethell (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09404-9) is a futuristic novel about friendship and coming of age. Ages 9–12.

The Right Hook of Devin Velma by Jake Burt (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16862-7). In this story of friendship and family, Devin wants to hit it big on the internet by pulling a stunt at a televised NBA game. Ages 10–14.

Spirits, Spells, and Snark by Kelly McCullough (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10785-5). A talking hare made from fire is Kalvan’s sidekick and mentor. Ages 10–14.

The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery by P.G. Bell (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18950-9). This debut novel starts up a fantasy adventure trilogy. Ages 10–14.

Archenemies by Marissa Meyer (Nov. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-07830-8). The battle against the Anarchists continues in part two of the Renegades trilogy. Ages 12–18.

Google It: A History of Google by Anna Crowley Redding (Aug. 14, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14822-3). Investigative journalist Redding relays a story of innovation and personal and intellectual bravery. Ages 12–18.

History vs. Women: The Defiant Lives That They Don’t Want You to Know by Anita Sarkeesia and Ebony Adams, illus. by T.S. Abe (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14673-1), profiles extraordinary women from around the world. Ages 12–18.

Unpresidented: A Biography of Donald Trump by Martha Brockenbrough (Nov. 13, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-30803-0) chronicles this president’s life. Ages 12–18.

Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16271-7) offers a story of two sisters, friendship, love, hatred, and the price we pay to protect our hearts. Ages 13–18.

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15582-5). A rebel heiress avenges her father’s death with the help of some jewel-thieving drag queens. Ages 13–18.

Polar Adventurer by Jade Hameister (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-31768-1). To be featured on National Geographic TV, this tale relays Hameister’s extreme response to a man’s request that she make him a sandwich. Ages 13–18.

The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12998-7) centers on a girl who is trying to work out where she fits in—and whether she even wants to. Ages 13–18.

The Tomb: A Novel by S.A. Bodeen (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05555-2). Kiva and Seth struggle to save what remains of human civilization while fighting their feelings for each other. Ages 13–18.

Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across by Mary Lambert (Oct. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19590-6) presents verse that deals with sexual assault, mental illness, and body acceptance. Ages 18–up.


Microsaurs picks up Beware the Tiny-Spino by Dustin Hansen (Jan. 8, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09035-5), ages 6–9. Missy Piggle-Wiggle is back in Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Sticky-Fingers Cure by Ann M. Martin and Annie Parnell, illus. by Ben Hatke (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13229-1), ages 8–11. Meg Cabot’s From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess gains Royal Crown (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11154-8), ages 8–12. The Revolution is the final book in the Genius trilogy by Leopoldo Gout (Aug. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-04583-6), ages 12–18. Summoner adds The Summoner’s Handbook by Taran Matharu (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18955-4), ages 12–18. And Berserker concludes with Ransacker by Emmy Laybourne (Jan. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13414-1), ages 13–18.

Macmillan/First Second

Tiger vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-535-5) is a graphic novel about unlikely best friends who take on scary monsters. Ages 6–10.

Last Pick by Jason Walz (Oct. 9, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-891-2). In this debut title of a dystopian graphic novel trilogy, the kids picked last are humanity’s final hope. Ages 12–18.

On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden (Oct. 2, paper, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17813-8). This graphic novel stars a girl who travels to the ends of the universe to find a long-lost love. Ages 12–18.

Check, Please! #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu (Sept. 18, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17796-4) is the first of two volumes presenting Ukazu’s webcomic series of the same name. Ages 14–18.

Idle Days by Thomas Desaulniers-Brousseau, illus. by Simon Leclerc (Aug. 14, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-458-7), is a graphic novel revealing the wounds opened by the loss of a loved one. Ages 18–up.

Monk! Thelonious, Pannonica, and the Friendship Behind a Musical Revolution by Youssef Daoudi (Sept. 25, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-434-1) is an illustrated biography of jazz legend Thelonious Monk. Ages 18–up.


Kitten Construction Company kicks off with Meet the House Kittens by John Patrick Green (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-830-1), ages 6–10. Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo continues with The Monster Mall by Drew Weing (Sept. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-492-1), ages 8–12. Cucumber Quest releases The Flower Kingdom by Gigi D.G. (Oct. 9, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-835-6), ages 8–12. Secret Coders wraps up with Monsters & Modules by Gene Luen Yang, illus. by Mike Holmes (Oct. 2, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-610-9), ages 8–12. And Science Comics introduces Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice by Zack Giallongo and Jason Viola (Dec. 31, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-824-0); Solar System: Our Place in Space by Rosemary Mosco, illus. by Jon Chad (Sept. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-141-8); The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine by Tory Woollcott, illus. by Alex Graudins (Oct. 16, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-801-1); and Trees: Kings of the Forest by Andy Hirsch (Aug. 21, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14310-5), ages 9–13.

The Divided Earth by Faith Erin Hicks (Sept. 25, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-160-9) concludes Nameless City, ages 9–14. Olympians presents Hephaistos: God of Fire by George O’Connor (Jan. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-527-0), ages 9–14. The Unsinkable Walker Bean reappears in The Unsinkable Walker Bean and the Knights of the Waxing Moon by Aaron Renier (Oct. 23, paper, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-59643-505-6), ages 9–14. Alex Alice’s Castle in the Stars welcomes The Moon-King (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-494-5), ages 10–14. And Delilah Dirk returns in Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules by Tony Cliff (Aug. 7, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-804-2), ages 12–18.


12 Lucky Animals: A Bilingual Baby Book by Vickie Lee, illus. by Joey Chou (Dec. 31, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18424-5). This concept book presents Chinese characters and pinyin alongside English words. Ages up to 4.

Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins by Michelle Meadows, illus. by Ebony Glenn (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12773-0), spotlights this African-American dancer. Ages 4–8.

Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude by Josh Funk, illus. by Stevie Lewis (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15501-6). Published in partnership with the New York Public Library, this book spotlights the lions guarding the entrance of the library’s flagship location. Ages 4–8.

Moon River by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini, illus. by Tim Hopgood (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15900-7). Based on the popular song, this tale follow a girl’s dreams about the wide, wonderful world. Ages 4–8.

Robot in Love by T.L. McBeth (Dec. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18593-8) centers on a robot who falls in love with a shiny, beautiful stranger. Ages 4–8.

Skelly’s Halloween by David Martin, illus. by Lori Richmond (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12706-8). What happens when a skeleton takes a tumble and falls apart on his favorite holiday? Ages 4–8.

Sun! One in a Billion by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Stevie Lewis (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19932-4). The author channels the voice of the Sun in this companion to Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years. Ages 4–8.

The Case of the Missing Chalk Drawings by Richard Byrne (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18959-2). Sergeant Blue cracks the case when chalkboard drawings go missing. Ages 4–8.

The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight by Elli Woollard, illus. by Benji Davies (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15020-2). A case of mistaken identity lets two enemies—a dragon and a knight—become friends. Ages 4–8.

The Sinking of the Vasa: A Shipwreck of Titanic Proportions by Russell Freedman, illus. by William Low (Aug. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-866-2), relays the history of this ill-fated ship and her 1961 retrieval from the sea. Ages 5–9.

Navy Seals: Mission at the Caves by Brandon Webb and Thea Feldman (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11468-6). In this debut of the Special Operations Files, Webb relays his experiences as a Navy SEAL. Ages 8–12.

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19670-5). After five years of living on the road in a school bus, Coyote and her dad head home to Washington State. Ages 9–12.

The Story Collector by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb, illus. by Iacopo Bruno (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14380-8), is a novel inspired by the life of Viviani Joffre Fedeler, born and raised in the New York Public Library. Ages 9–12.

The Complete Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, illus. by Stuart Tresilian (Sept. 18, hardcover, $55, ISBN 978-1-250-18912-7), compiles The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, and Just So Stories. Ages 10–14.

Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson (Aug. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15901-4). An outlaw leader and a reformed thief engage in a battle that may cost them their lives—and their hearts. Ages 14–18.

Dear Heartbreak: YA Authors and Teens on the Dark Side of Love by Heather Demetrios (Dec. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17090-3). YA authors answer teens’ letters about the pain that can be associated with loving. Ages 14–18.

Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17963-0). A quiet boy with a magnetic smile moves in next door to Sophie, in this novel addressing grief, abandonment, and bullying. Ages 14–18.


Little Elliot returns in Merry Christmas, Little Elliot by Mike Curato (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18589-1), ages 4–8.


Potato Pants! by Laurie Keller (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10723-7). A potato and his eggplant nemesis struggle to find the perfect pants. Ages 4–8.

Tough Cookie: A Christmas Story by Edward Hemingway (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-441-1). When a cookie discovers he does not taste delicious, he has to find a new identity. Ages 4–8.

Wild Orca: The Oldest, Wisest Whale in the World by Brenda Peterson, illus. by Wendell Minor (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11069-5), pays homage to Granny, the world’s oldest known orca. Ages 4–8.

The Bass Plays the Bass and Other Homographs by Gene Barretta (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17507-6). Animal musicians star in this story featuring homographs and wordplay. Ages 5–8.

Carlos Santana: Sound of the Heart, Song of the World by Gary Golio, illus. by Rudy Gutierrez (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-512-8), spotlights the childhood of this musician. Ages 5–9.

Locked in Ice! Nansen’s Daring Quest for the North Pole by Peter Lourie (Jan. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13764-7) centers on intrepid explorer Fridtjof Nansen. Ages 8–14.

The In-betweener: More Stories About Growing Up in Marshfield by Ralph Fletcher (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-524-1). This companion to Marshfield Dreams continues the story of Fletcher’s boyhood. Ages 9–14.

American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-741-2). Three siblings in search of healing embark on a road trip. Ages 12–18.

The Electric War: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World by Mike Winchell (Jan. 22, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12016-8) documents the competition to bring electricity to the world. Ages 12–18.

The Lonely Dead by April Henry (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15757-7). A killer is on the loose—and only one girl has the power to find him. Ages 12–18.


Sticker Girl is back in Sticker Girl and the Cupcake Challenge by Janet Tashjian, illus. by Inga Wilmink (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19647-7), ages 8–12. And Winterhouse continues with The Secrets of Winterhouse by Ben Guterson, illus. by Chloe Bristol (Dec. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12390-9), ages 9–12.


Eleanor Wyatt, Princess and Pirate by Rachael MacFarlane, illus. by Spencer Laudiero (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13857-6). A girl discovers that playtime is as boundless as one’s imagination. Ages 3–6.

Everybody’s Favorite Book by Mike Allegra, illus. by Claire Almon (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13276-5). Anyone who says, “You can’t please everybody,” isn’t trying hard enough, says this cheeky narrator. Ages 3–6.

Honeysmoke: A Story of Finding Your Color by Monique Fields, illus. by Yesenia Moises (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11582-9). Color factors into this tale of finding your own identity and place in the world. Ages 3–7.

The Little Dancers: Showtime! by Maryann Macdonald, illus. by Mandy Sutcliffe (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09407-0), presents a story about friendship, self-esteem, and the magic of dance. Ages 4–7.

Snazzy Cat Capers by Deanna Kent, illus. by Neil Hooson (Sept. 18, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14343-3), is a novel involving adventure, heists, and teamwork. Ages 7–10.

Wish Upon a Sleepover by Suzanne Selfors (Aug. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10974-3). Misfits find true friendship where they least expect it. Ages 8–12.

My Life Uploaded by Rae Earl (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13378-6) explores the ups and downs of life online. Ages 12–15.

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15390-6). This urban fantasy offers a spin on the story of Alice in Wonderland. Ages 14–18.

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (Jan. 29, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14228-3). In this duology debut, a young king’s enemies gather at his realm’s weakened borders. Ages 14–18.

The Wild Lands by Paul Greci (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18358-3) is a novel featuring wilderness survival and a deadly competition for resources. Ages 14–18.

What the Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12425-8) interweaves mystery, science fiction, and dark fantasy. Ages 14–18.

Ready for It by Chusita Fashion Fever (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13388-5) offers a candid introduction to sex. Ages 17–18.


Prince Not-So Charming by Roy L. Hinuss, illus. by Matt Hunter, debuts with Her Royal Slyness (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14240-5), Once Upon a Prank (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14238-2), The Dork Knight (Nov. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14242-9), and Happily Ever Laughter (Nov. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14244-3), ages 5–8. Mysticons return in Prophecy of Evil by Sadie Chesterfield (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16512-1), ages 7–9; and The Stolen Magic (Aug. 28, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16503-9) and The Diamond Curse (Jan. 8, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19558-6) by Liz Marsham, ages 8–12. Babysitting Nightmares continues with The Phantom Hour by Kat Shepherd, illus. by Rayanne Vieira (Jan. 29, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15699-0), ages 8–12. My So-Called Superpowers gains Mixed Emotions by Heather Nuhfer, illus. by Simini Blocker (Jan. 22, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13862-0), ages 8–12. And The Real McCoys are back in Two’s a Crowd by Matthew Swanson, illus. by Robbi Behr (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-09855-9), ages 8–12.

Macmillan/Roaring Brook

Woke Baby by Mahogany L. Browne, illus. by Theodore Taylor III (Dec. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-295-8), celebrates being a baby and waking up to seize a new day of justice and activism. Ages up to 3.

Loved to Bits by Teresa Heapy, illus. by Katie Cleminson (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18694-2). A teddy bear and his boy embark on adventures collecting stories. Ages 2–6.

Our Car by J.M. Brum, illus. by Jan Bajtlik (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-246-0). Spending time together in their auto, a boy and his father go to the car wash and drive through a rainstorm. Ages 2–6.

Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-066-4). This companion to Green addresses ways in which color evokes emotion, and tells of a special friendship. Ages 3–6.

Make a Wish, Henry Bear by Liam Francis Walsh (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-332-0) provides a novel perspective on the roles of parents and kids. Ages 3–8.

Oh No, Bobo! You’re in Trouble by Phil Gosier (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17683-7). Bobo and his koala pal are not technically siblings, but readers with siblings will recognize the dynamic between them. Ages 3–8.

If Polar Bears Disappeared by Lily Williams (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14319-8). What would happen if the sea ice melted, causing the extinction of polar bears? Ages 4–8.

Is That You, Eleanor Sue? by Tricia Tusa (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14323-5) introduces a girl who is a master of disguise. Ages 4–8.

So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom by Gary D. Schmidt, illus. by Daniel Minter (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-872-1), is a picture-book biography of this civil rights crusader. Ages 4–8.

Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement by Stephanie Roth Sisson (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-819-6) profiles this scientist and writer. Ages 4–8.

The Truth About Elephants by Maxwell Eaton (Nov. 27, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-669-7) compiles facts about this mammal. Ages 4–8.

What’s for Breakfast? by Denys Cazet (Nov. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17648-6) relays the story of two owls, a mouse, a banana, and an unlikely friendship. Ages 4–8.

Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet by Curtis Manley, illus. by Jessica Lanan (Jan. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15533-7). An exploration of a planetarium, outer space, and the mysteries of the universe. Ages 5–9.

When You Grow Up to Vote: How Our Government Works for You by Eleanor Roosevelt and Michelle Markel, illus. by Grace Lin (Sept. 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-879-0), is a revised and updated edition of this book on citizenship. Ages 6–12.

Thundercluck! by Paul Tillery, illus. by Tillery and Meg Wittwer (Sept. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15528-3), debuts a series about a superhero chicken with the lightning powers of Thor. Ages 8–12.

Worth a Thousand Words by Brigit Young (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-920-9). A girl and her camera find lost things—until the search for a missing person forces her to step out from behind the lens. Ages 8–12.

Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-30757-6) is a tale of family, sacrifice, and the friendship between a young Syrian refugee and an American boy living in Brussels. Ages 10–14.

The Eleventh Trade by Alyssa Hollingsworth (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15576-4). This debut novel addresses living with fear, being a friend, and finding a new place to call home. Ages 10–14.


New Pocket Bios by Al Berenger are Anne Frank (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16877-1), Frida Kahlo (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16875-7), Gandhi (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-30254-0), and Martin Luther King, Jr. (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-250-30255-7), ages 4–7. Bad Kitty returns in Kitten Trouble by Nick Bruel (Dec. 31, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18208-1), ages 7–10. Time Twisters by Steve Sheinkin, illus. by Neil Swaab, welcomes Neil Armstrong and Nat Love, Space Cowboys (Sept. 25, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14897-1) and Amelia Earhart and the Flying Chariot (Jan. 8, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14899-5), ages 7–10. Epic Fails spotlights Not-So-Great Presidents: Failures, Frauds, and Cover-Ups by Ben Thompson and Erik Slader, illus. by Tim Foley (Jan. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15060-8), ages 8–12. And Rebel Geniuses introduces Sacred Geniuses by Michael Dante DiMartino (Dec. 31, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-338-2), ages 8–12.


All Is Fair by Dee Garretson (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16869-6) is a novel intertwining mystery and romance against a historical backdrop. Ages 13–18.

Carols and Chaos by Cindy Anstey (Oct. 9, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17487-1). Set in 1817, this companion novel to Suitors and Sabotage entails a romance between a lady’s maid and a valet, and a counterfeiting scheme. Ages 13–18.

How to Breathe Underwater by Vicky Skinner (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-13787-6). A swimmer whose father pressures her to be perfect sees her world collapse when she finds him cheating on her mother. Ages 13–18.

Match Me If You Can by Tiana Smith (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-16871-9). Two weeks before homecoming, Mia must fix the romantic mess she made or bid her ideal match goodbye. Ages 13–18.

Surviving Adam Meade by Shannon Klare (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-15437-8). Two strong-willed teens think they know what they want, but have no idea what they need. Ages 13–18.

The Birds, the Bees, and You and Me by Olivia Hinebaugh (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19265-3) delivers a positive message about teen sexuality. Ages 13–18.

To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-18315-6). A spunky heroine deals with body image, parental pressure, loneliness, first love, and finding her way. Ages 13–18.


Black Angel Chronicles concludes with You Won’t See Me Coming by Kristen Orlando (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-12363-3), ages 13–18.

Macmillan/Tor Teen

Only a Breath Apart by Katie McGarry (Jan. 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19385-8). A girl who becomes a psychic’s assistant in order to escape her troubled home life suspects she has feelings for her best friend, who is trying to help her. Ages 13–18.

Dare You to Lie by Amber Lynn Natusch (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9767-6). Kylene just wants to clear her FBI agent father of a murder he did not commit, but becomes entangled in a bigger plot. Ages 13–18.

The Darkest Star by Jennifer L. Armentrout (Oct. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17573-1). In this return to the world of the Lux, Evie realizes there’s much more to learn about the mysterious aliens known as Luxens. Ages 13–18.

The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9939-7). What happens when two teens with fractured memories wake up locked together in a cold, dark room and attempt to escape? Ages 13–18.


Dark Intercept offers Dark Mind Rising by Julia Keller (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-8765-3), ages 12–17. And Susan Dennard’s Bloodwitch is a new Witchlands novel (Dec. 31, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-7932-0), ages 13–17.


Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9459-0). A girl living in a shantytown inside the Philippines’ Manila North Cemetery embarks on a quest to find her mother. Ages 8–12.


Weenies Stories adds Check Out the Library Weenies: And Other Warped and Creepy Tales by David Lubar (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7653-9706-5), ages 9–12.


Selfie Made: Your Ultimate Guide to Social Media Stardom by Meridith Valiando Rojas (Oct. 16, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-19674-3) is a guide to launching an internet following. Ages 10–18.

I Do Not Trust You by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-05230-8). Dangerous secrets and dark mythology threaten to destroy everything a teen holds dear. Ages 12–18.

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi (Jan. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14454-6). Set in a darkly glamorous world, this mystery involves decadence and a dangerous treasure hunt. Ages 12–18.

White Stag by Kara Barbieri (Jan. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-14958-9). In this series debut, a girl discovers she is becoming more monster than human. Ages 12–18.

Sadie by Courtney Summers (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10571-4) is a novel about a missing girl’s quest for revenge, and the podcast that follows the clues she has left behind. Ages 13–18.


P.C. Cast’s Tales of a New World gains Wind Rider (Oct. 16, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-250-10078-8), ages 12–18.


Bee Still: An Invitation to Meditation by Frank J. Sileo, illus. by Claire Keay (Aug. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2870-6). A bee who chooses to be patient and meditate teaches his busy hive-mates how to relax. Ages 4–7.

Grow Grateful by Sage Foster-Lasser and Jon Lasser, illus. by Christopher Lyles (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2903-1). On a class camping trip, a teacher urges students to focus on what they are grateful for. Ages 4–7.

Yes I Can! A Girl and Her Wheelchair by Kendra J. Barrett et al., illus. by Violet Lemay (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2869-0). A wheelchair-bound girl proves she can do almost everything that her friends can do. Ages 4–8.

Hector’s Favorite Place by Jo Rooks (Aug. 13, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4338-2868-3). A cautious homebody has fun after stepping outside his comfort zone to play with friends. Ages 8–12.


Terrific Toddlers star in All Mine! (Aug. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-2877-5), Boo-Boo! (Aug. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-2875-1), and Bye-Bye! (Aug. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-2876-8) by Carol Zeavin and Rhona Silverbush, illus. by Jon Davis, ages 8–12.

Meyer & Meyer Sport

Soccer for Kids by Alberto Bertolazzi, illus. by Erika De Pieri (Nov. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-78255-150-8), is a guide for beginning soccer players. Ages 7–14.


Mirror Play by Monte Shin (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-53-5). Random squiggles turn into recognizable shapes and forms when readers use the mirror and spin the art in this interactive book. Ages 3–5.

Mr. Hollyberry’s Christmas Gift by Kate Westerlund, illus. by Eve Tharlet (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-62-7). A snowman uses his magic to give the gift of life to a snow pet. Ages 3–5.

Peek-A-Who? by Elsa Mroziewicz (Sept. 1, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-57-3). Flaps lift to reveal hidden animals. Ages 3–5.

The Concert in the Park by Kazuaki Yamada (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-48-1). When a boy plays his harmonica, forest animals join him. Ages 3–5.

Felix’s New Skirt by Kerstin Brichzin, illus. by Igor Kuprin (Sept. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-58-0). Felix likes to wear skirts, though his classmates tease him—until they learn a lesson in acceptance. Ages 5–7.

Forest Dream by Ayano Imai (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-64-1). A boy dreams about a forest and the mysterious voice of Nature speaking to him. Ages 5–7.

The Elephant’s Child by Rudyard Kipling, illus. by Jonas Laustroer (Nov. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-67-2), retells this story about how the elephant got its trunk. Ages 5–7.

The Take It—Take It—Woman by Kveta Pacovska (Oct. 1, hardcover, $39.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-65-8) is a retelling of a tale based on “Cinderella.” Ages 7–9.


One Cat’s Special Christmas by Ivan Gantschev, illus. by Lene Mayer-Skumanz (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12, ISBN 978-988-8341-68-9), joins Minedition Classics, ages 5–7. And Minedition Minibooks picks up Andersen’s Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, trans. by Anthea Bell, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger (Sept. 1, hardcover, $11.99, ISBN 978-988-8341-69-6), ages 5–7.

National Geographic

Fly with Me: A Celebration of Birds Through Pictures, Poems, and Stories by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple (Oct. 16, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3181-7) includes facts on migration and habitat conservation. Ages 4–8.

Ultimate Predatorpedia: The Most Complete Predator Reference Ever by Christina Wilsdon (Oct. 2, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3178-7)

features info on predatory techniques, defenses, and communication. Ages 7–10.

Animal Zombies! And Other Bloodsucking Beasts, Creepy Creatures, and Real-Life Monsters by Chana Stiefel (Aug. 28, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3149-7) profiles more than 50 animal “monsters.” Ages 8–12.

Dog Science Unleashed: Fun Activities to Do with Your Canine Companion by Jodi Wheeler-Toppen (Aug. 7, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3153-4) aims to teach kids how canines think, move, drink, see, and hear. Ages 8–12.

National Geographic Kids Why Not? Over 1,111 Answers to Everything by Crispin Boyer (Aug. 21, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3191-6) answers questions about technology, science, and pop culture. Ages 8–12.

The Poetry of Us: More Than 200 Poems That Celebrate the People, Places, and Passions of the United States, edited by J. Patrick Lewis (Sept. 25, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3185-5), compiles poems written and selected by this former U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate. Ages 8–12.

To the Moon and Back: My Apollo 11 Adventure by Buzz Aldrin and Marianne Dyson, illus. by Bruce Foster (Oct. 16, hardcover, $32, ISBN 978-1-4263-3249-4), is a pop-up book marking the 50th anniversary of this mission. Ages 8–12.

Food Fight! A Mouthwatering History of Who Ate What and Why Through the Ages by Tanya Steel (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3162-6). This history of food includes kid-friendly recipes. Ages 10–14.

Running with Wolves by Jim Dutcher and Jamie Dutcher (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3358-3) chronicles the six years the authors spent watching and living with the Sawtooth wolf pack. Ages 10–14.

Taking Cover: One Girl’s Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution by Nioucha Homayoonfar (Jan. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3366-8). In this memoir, the author discusses moving to Tehran from the U.S. during the Iranian Revolution. Ages 12–16.


Joining National Geographic Readers are ¡Agárrate mono! (Pre-reader) by Susan B. Neuman (Sept. 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3232-6), Helpers in Your Neighborhood (Pre-reader) (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3214-2) and Tadpole to Frog (L1/Co-reader) by Shira Evans (Sept. 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3203-6), and In the Ocean (L1/Co-reader) by Jennifer Szymanski (Sept. 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3235-7), ages 2–5; Mother Teresa (L1) by Barbara Kramer (Jan. 15, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3347-7), Tide Pools (L1) by Laura Marsh (Jan. 15, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3343-9), and Las hormigas (L1) by Melissa Stewart (Sept. 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3226-5), ages 4–6; Animals in the City (L2) by Elizabeth Carney (Jan. 15, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3331-6) and Los volcanes (L2) by Anne Schreiber (Sept. 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3229-6), ages 5–8; and Animal Architects (L3) by Libby Romero (Jan. 15, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3327-9), Buzz Aldrin (L3) by Kitson Jazynka (Dec. 18, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3206-7), Gallop! 100 Fun Facts About Horses by Kitson Jaznyka (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3238-8), and Roar! 100 Facts About African Animals by Stephanie Warren Drimmer (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3241-8), ages 6–9.

Readers Bios welcomes African-American History Makers by Kitson Jazynka and Barbara Kramer (Aug. 14, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3201-2), ages 5–8. Piglets vs. Pugs by Julie Beer (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3176-3 joins Funny Face-Offs, ages 6–9. Just Joking adds Jumbo 2 (Oct. 16, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3168-8), ages 7–10. National Geographic Kids Chapters introduces Leaping Llama: And More Amazing True Stories of Animal Talents! by Madelyn Rosenberg (Nov. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3196-1) and Magic Rabbit: True Stories of Talented and Rambunctious Rabbits! by Mary Quattlebaum (Nov. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3193-0), ages 7–10. Absolute Expert welcomes Volcanoes by Lela Nargi (Aug. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3142-8), ages 8–12. And joining Animal Jam are Animal Handbook: Your Guide to the Awesome Animals and Fantastic Fashions of Jamaa by Natasha Levinger (Oct. 30, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3144-2) and Den Handbook: Your Guide to Decorating, Decking Out, and Designing the Ultimate Epic Den by Tracey West (Oct. 30, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3146-6), ages 8–12.

Animal Smackdown debuts with Surprising Animal Matchups with Surprising Results by Emily Krieger (Aug. 7, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3151-0), ages 8–12. Then and Now by T.J. Resler (Oct. 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3166-4) is new to How Things Work, ages 8–12. Ultimate Secrets Revealed issues A Closer Look at the Weirdest, Wildest Facts on Earth by Stephanie Warren Drimmer (Oct. 16, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3183-1), ages 8–12. Absolute Expert continues with Dinosaurs by Lela Nargi (Aug. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3140-4), ages 8–12. Weird but True adds Weird but True 10 (Aug. 28, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3187-9), ages 8–12. And Freaky Phenomena: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles from the Past by Kitson Jazynka (Sept. 25, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3164-0) joins History’s Mysteries, ages 9–12.

National Geographic/Under the Stars


Explorer Academy takes flight with The Nebula Secret by Trudi Trueit (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-3159-6), ages 8–12.

Thomas Nelson

The Cow Said Neigh! A Farm Story by Rory Feek, illus. by Robert Bruno (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4003-1171-2) tells the story of silly animals who wish they were like other animals on the farm. Ages 4–8.

The Gift That I Can Give by Kathie Lee Gifford (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4002-0924-8), shows readers that they each have unique gifts to share with others. Ages 4–8.



Build It Yourself releases Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Machines and Smart Robots with Science Activities for Kids by Angie Smibert (Aug. 3, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-673-8), Big Data: Information in the Digital World with Science Activities for Kids (Aug. 3, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-679-0) and Industrial Design: Why Smartphones Aren’t Round and Other Mysteries with Science Activities for Kids by Carla Mooney (Aug. 3, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-670-7), and Projectile Science: The Physics Behind Kicking a Field Goal and Launching a Rocket with Science Activities for Kids by Matthew Brenden Wood (Aug. 3, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-676-9), ages 10–15. And Renaissance for Kids welcomes The Renaissance Artists: With History Projects for Kids (Oct. 9, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-686-8) and The Renaissance Thinkers: With History Projects for Kids (Oct. 9, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-692-9) by Diane C. Taylor; and The Renaissance Explorers: With History Projects for Kids (Oct. 9, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-689-9) and The Renaissance Inventors: With History Projects for Kids (Oct. 9, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61930-683-7) by Alicia Z. Klepeis, ages 10–15.


A Page in the Wind by José Sanabria (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4324-0). After a newspaper is blown from a newsstand, where do the pages land and how are they used? Ages 4–8.

Chilly da Vinci by Jarrett Rutland (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4283-0). A penguin whose inventions never work finally builds a machine that helps him and his friends. Ages 4–8.

Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure by Torben Kuhlmann (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4322-6). A mouse creates a machine that allows him to explore the ocean’s depths. Ages 4–8.

Sloppy Takes the Plunge by Sean Julian (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4306-6). Sloppy the dragon takes his first bath and discovers that bathing is fun. Ages 4–8.

The Little Drummer Boy by Bernadette Watts (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4325-7). A boy plays his drum for the newborn king. Ages 4–8.

The Tiger’s Egg by Nele Bronner (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4319-6). A tiger’s mood improves as he takes care of a lost egg. Ages 4–8.

Whisper of the East by Franziska Meiners (Oct. 2, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-7358-4323-3) retells Arabian folk tales. Ages 4–8.

Silent Night: The Wonderful Story of the Beloved Christmas Carol by Brigitte Weninger, illus. by Julie Wintz-Litty (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-7358-4326-4). Writing and singing this carol lifts the spirits of Austrian villagers during a winter food shortage. Ages 5–8.



Somos8 welcomes Gilda the Giant Sheep by Emilio Urberuaga, trans. by Ben Dawlatly (Sept. 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-24-6); and A Big Help by Daniel Fehr, illus. by Benjamin Leroy (Nov. 6, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-21-5), ages 4–7. And Egalité offers The Truly Brave Princesses by Dolores Brown, illus. by Sonja Wimmer (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-38-3); and Daniela the Pirate by Susanna Isern, trans. by Ben Dawlatly, illus. by Gomez (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-12-3), ages 5–8.

Titles in Spanish

Una gran ayuda (A Big Help) by Daniel Fehr, illus. by Benjamin Leroy (Nov. 6, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-20-8); and Gilda, la oveja gigante (Gilda the Giant Sheep) by Emilio Urberuaga (Sept. 30, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-23-9), ages 4–7; and Daniela pirata (Daniela the Pirate) by Susanna Isern, illus. by Gomez (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-11-6); and Las princesas más valientes (The Truly Brave Princesses) by Dolores Brown, illus. by Sonja Wimmer (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-84-17123-37-6), ages 5–8.


Kiss by Kiss/Ocètôwina: A Counting Book for Families by Richard Van Camp (Sept. 18, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1621-3); Little You/Nîya-K’Apisîsisîyân by Van Camp, trans. by Mary Cardinal Collins, illus. by Julie Flett (Sept. 18, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-2006-7); and My Heart Fills with Happiness/Ni Mîyawâten Niteh Ohcih by Monique Gray Smith, trans. by Collins, illus. by Flett (Sept. 18, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-2018-0) are three bilingual books in English and Plains Cree that celebrate love and joy. Ages up to 5.

One House by Sarah MacNeill (Sept. 25, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1659-6). A neighborhood of critters comes together to build a house for a mouse. Ages up to 5.

The Animals of Chinese New Year by Jen Sookfong Lee, trans. by Kileasa Che Wan Wong (Jan. 8, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1902-3). Twelve animals race to see who will represent the Chinese zodiac, in this bilingual English-Chinese story. Ages up to 5.

We Sang You Home/Ka Kîweh Nikâmôstamâtinân by Richard Van Camp, trans. by Mary Cardinal Collins, illus. by Julie Flett (Sept. 18, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-2014-2) and Welcome Song for Baby/Ni Nikamon ‘tawâw Nipepîmis’ by Van Camp, trans. by Collins (Sept. 18, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-2010-4). These English/Plains Cree titles hail the arrival of a new baby. Ages up to 5.

Whose Bum? by Chris Tougas (Sept. 18, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1647-3) showcases creatures’ hind quarters. Ages up to 5.

Angus All Aglow by Heather Smith, illus. by Alice Carter (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1493-6). A boy who loves sparkly things faces teasing when he wears his grandmother’s beaded necklace to school. Ages up to 8.

Island in the Salish Sea by Sheryl McFarlane, illus. by Leslie Redhead (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1345-8), depicts the joys of a summer a girl spends with her grandmother on a Canadian island. Ages up to 8.

The Night the Forest Came to Town by Charles Ghigna, illus. by Annie Wilkinson (Oct. 9, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1650-3). Only children notice as a lively forest encroaches on a distracted town. Ages up to 8.

The Wild Beast by Eric Walters, illus. by Sue Todd (Sept. 25, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1589-6). In this folktale retelling, the Creator makes a unique beast out of leftover animal parts. Ages up to 8.

Diwali Lights by Rina Singh (Aug. 28, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1908-5) introduces the Indian festival of Diwali. Ages 1–3.

You Hold Me Up/Ki Khcyimin Mana by Monique Gray Smith, trans. by Mary Cardinal Collins, illus. by Danielle Daniel (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-2175-0), is an English-Plains Cree story designed to encourage empathy and respect among peers. Ages 3–6.

Florence & Leon by Simon Boulerice, trans. by Sophie B. Watson, illus. by Delphie Cote-LaCroix, (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1822-4) spotlights a friendship in which differences become strengths. Ages 5–10.

My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer (Sept. 25, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1831-6). Talented baseball player Caspar has a great arm and a big secret: he used to live life as a girl called Cassandra. Ages 8–12.

After Life: Ways We Think About Death by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox (Sept. 4, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1388-5) examines the history, beliefs, and customs surrounding death in cultures around the world. Ages 9–12.

Planet Grief by Monique Polak (Sept. 4, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1568-1). A group of young teens gather for Grief Camp, where they confront their feelings and try to understand how mourning affects everyone differently. Ages 9–12.

Quid Pro Quo by Vicki Grant (Aug. 28, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1931-3). In this legal thriller, Cyril uses every skill he has to find his missing mother. Ages 12–15.

The Ruined City by John Wilson (Oct. 2, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1970-2). Howard and Cate travel through time in this inaugural title in the Golden Mask fantasy series. Ages 12–15.

How Far We Go and How Fast by Nora Decter (Sept. 25, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1688-6). Jolene copes with her brother’s disappearance by playing guitar and shutting herself away from the world. Ages 13–17.

Infinite Blue by Darren Groth and Simon Groth (Sept. 11, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1513-1). An elite swimmer and a talented artist face a life-altering incident that tests the limits of their love. Ages 13–17.

Lost Boy by Shelley Hrdlitschka (Oct. 2, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1637-4). A boy is banished from his polygamous community after he is caught kissing a girl. Ages 13–17.

The Third Act by John Wilson, based on the screenplay by Xiaoming Yao (Sept. 11, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1967-2), alternates settings between the Nanjing Massacre in 1937 China and contemporary North America, where Chinese students face intercultural struggles. Ages 15–17.


Lucy Tries Sports suits up with Lucy Tries Hockey by Lisa Bowes, illus. by James Hearne (Sept. 18, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1694-7); and Lucy Joue au Hockey (French-language ed.), trans. by Rachel Martinez (Sept. 18, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-2003-6), ages up to 8. The World Around Us adds On the News: Our First Talk About Tragedy by Jillian Roberts, illus. by Jane Heinrichs (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1784-5), ages 6–8. My Great Bear Rainforest issues A Whale’s World by Nicholas Read (Aug. 28, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1273-4), ages 6–9. Orca Echoes picks up Bus to the Badlands by Margriet Ruurs, illus. by Claudia Davila (Sept. 11, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1670-1); Lark Takes a Bow by Natasha Deen, illus. by Marcus Cutler (Oct. 23, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1715-9); and The Great Googlini by Sara Cassidy, illus. by Charlene Chua (Oct. 2, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1703-6), ages 7–9. Billy Stuart returns in Billy Stuart and the Zintrepids by Alain M. Bergeron, trans. by Sophie B. Watson, illus. by Sampar (Sept. 4, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1837-8), ages 8–11. And joining Orca Footprints is Dive In! Exploring Our Connection with the Ocean by Ann Eriksson (Oct. 9, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1586-5), ages 9–12.

Orca Origins presents Christmas: From Solstice to Santa by Nikki Tate, Dani Tate-Stratton (Oct. 16, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1355-7), ages 9–12. New Orca Currents books include In the Buff by Vicki Grant (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1882-8), Running Behind by Sylvia Taekema (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1798-2), Unity Club by Karen Spafford-Fitz (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1724-1), and Wildfire by Deb Loughead (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1810-1), ages 10–14. Orca Sports gains The Mask by Eric Howling (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1879-8), ages 10–17; and Lucky Break by Brooke Carter (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1641-1), ages 11–15. New to Orca Limelights are Offbeat by Megan Clendenan (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1792-0) and Raw Talent by Jocelyn Shipley (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1834-7), ages 11–15. Popactivism continues with Can Your Conversations Change the World? by Erinne Paisley (Sept. 18, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1309-0), ages 12–17. And Orca Soundings offers Hide and Shriek by Alison Hughes (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1873-6), Mayan Murder by Martha Brack Martin (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1960-3), and The Thing You’re Good At by Lesley Choyce (Aug. 28, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4598-1804-0), ages 14–17.


The Mud Monster by Jonnie Wild, illus. by Brita Granstrom (Nov. 15, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-86-2). Once all the mud is washed off the frightful Mud Monster, its true identity is revealed. Ages 3–6.

How Rude! by Sarah Arnold (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-35-0). Pig and his friends try to find out what is inside Mole’s big mysterious box. Ages 4–6.

How the Borks Became by Jonathan Emmett, illus. by Elys Dolan (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-19-0), introduces the Borks, who live on a planet similar to Earth. Ages 5–8.

Please, Mr. Magic Fish by Jessica Souhami (Sept. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-18-3) retells a traditional tale about wishes granted by a magic fish and the dangers of being too greedy. Ages 5–8.

A Kid in My Class by Rachel Rooney, illus. by Chris Riddell (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-910959-87-9), features poems accompanied by portraits of children, plus the class hamster. Ages 7–10.


Splish, Splash, Foxes Dash! Canadian Wildlife in Colour by Geraldo Valério (Aug. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-290-6) showcases creatures of all hues in this color concept book. Ages 2–5.

Sloth at the Zoom by Helaine Becker, illus. by Orbie (Aug. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-249-4). A laid-back sloth reminds an entire zoo to slow down. Ages 3–7.

The Sinking of Captain Otter by Troy Wilson, illus. by Maira Chiodi (Oct. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-311-8). An otter sea captain scuttles his own ramshackle boat to make another unlikely ship captain feel better. Ages 3–7.

Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate? How Animals Keep Warm by Etta Kaner, illus. by John Martz (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-292-0). An interactive Q&A format explains how animals stay warm in the cold. Ages 4–8.

Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World by James Gladstone, illus. by Christy Lundy (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-316-3), tells the story behind the famous 1968 photo, “Earthrise,” taken from aboard Apollo 8. Ages 4–8.

Flow, Spin, Grow: Looking for Patterns in Nature by Patchen Barss, illus. by Todd Stewart (Oct. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-287-6) encourages kids to identify patterns that exist in nature, such as branching, spiraling, and spinning. Ages 4–8.

Poppy and Sam and the Leaf Thief by Cathon (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-329-3). Poppy and Sam solve a mystery in the garden, in this picture book/graphic novel hybrid. Ages 5–8.

The Eleventh Hour by Jacques Goldstyn (Oct. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-348-4). In this true tale of two friends who fought in WWI, one of them dies moments before the Armistice goes into effect in 1918. Ages 7–10.

Who Believes What? Exploring the World’s Major Religions by Anna Wills, illus. by Nora Tomm (Sept. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-333-0), offers an introduction to Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. Ages 7–10.


Baby Animals grows with Baby Animals Eating by Suzi Eszterhas (Aug. 15, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-317-0), ages 3–6. Ira Crumb is back in Ira Crumb Feels the Feelings by Naseem Hrab, illus. by Josh Holinaty (Oct. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-298-2), ages 5–8. West Meadows Detectives gains The Case of the Berry Burglars by Liam O’Donnell, illus. by Aurélie Grand (Oct. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-306-4), ages 7–10. And Clara Humble stars in Clara Humble and the Kitten Caboodle by Anna Humphrey, illus. by Lisa Cinar (Sept. 15, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77147-241-8), ages 8–12.

Page Street

Afterimage by Naomi Hughes (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-597-1). A teen who is the sole survivor of an explosion that killed thousands must find the boy who caused it. Ages 14–up.

The Freedom Trials by Meredith Tate (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-599-5). Serving time in a prison where no one remembers their crimes, Evelyn must complete seven deadly challenges to escape. Ages 14–up.

Uncharted by Erin Cashman (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-593-3). Annabeth’s search for her missing father exposes her to an ancient secret that some would die to protect and others would kill to expose. Ages 14–up.

Home and Away by Candice Montgomery (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-595-7). As a female football player of color, Tasia must stitch together a new sense of herself when she learns that her birth father is white. Ages 16–up.

Page Street Kids

Before You Sleep: A Bedtime Book of Gratitude by Annie Cronin Romano, illus. by Ioana Hobai (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-578-0) uses the five senses to encourage thankfulness for each day. Ages 3–7.

Contrary Creatures: Unique Animal Opposites by James Weinberg (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-580-3) explores an array of contrasting animal behaviors and habitats. Ages 3–-7.

Khalida and the Most Beautiful Song by Amanda Moeckel (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-579-7). A girl inspired by a few notes of music tries to find the time to play her song. Ages 4–8.

Oliver: The Second-Largest Living Thing on Earth by Josh Crute, illus. by John Taesoo Kim (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62414-577-3). A lonely sequoia tree is tired of living in the shadow of a bigger tree. Ages 4–8.


A Good Day for Ducks by Jane Whittingham, illus. by Noel Tuazon (Sept. 21, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-061-1), celebrates indoor and outdoor rainy-day activities enjoyed by a pair of young siblings. Ages 1–4.

A World of Kindness by Ann Featherstone (Sept. 28, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-050-5) highlights the ways children can make the world a kinder place. Ages 3–6.

Our New Kittens by Theo Heras, illus. by Alice Carter (Nov. 2, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-060-4). Two brothers welcome and care for their adopted kittens. Ages 3–6.

Giraffe and Bird Together Again by Rebecca Bender (Oct. 19, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-051-2). When his friend Bird goes missing, homebody Giraffe braves the perils of the jungle and mountains to find him. Ages 4–7.

Princess Pistachio Treasury by Marie-Louise Gay (Aug. 24, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-048-2) compiles a trio of tales starring this young royal. Ages 5–8.

Missing Mike by Shari Green (Sept. 14, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-045-1). Frightened by an encroaching forest fire, Cara’s dog runs off moments before she and her family must evacuate their home. Ages 8–12.

Too Young to Escape by Van Ho and Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch (Oct. 26, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-066-6) features Ho’s account of her childhood in Vietnam following the war there, after waking up to find the rest of her family had fled in the night to North America. Ages 8–12.

The Flooded Earth by Mardi McConnochie (Nov. 16, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-049-9). Decades after a worldwide flood, four kids and a technologically enhanced parrot set sail on a rescue mission. Ages 9–12.

Swallow’s Dance by Wendy Orr (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-062-8). In this Bronze Age survival story, a noble girl’s world is thrown into chaos by natural disaster. Ages 10–14.


Gillbert by Art Baltazar (Sept. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0144-4). In this series launch, future king and merman Gillbert helps solve a mystery at the bottom of the ocean. Ages 7–10.


Smurfs Graphic Novels gains Smurfs Village Behind the Wall: The Betrayal of Smurfblossom by Peyo (Jan. 15, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0529-9), ages 6–12. Geeky Fab Five issues Mystery of the Missing Monarchs by Liz and Lucy Lareau, illus. by Ryan Jampole (Dec. 24, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0156-7), ages 7–10. The Loud House rolls on with The Man with the Plan by Nickelodeon and Loud House (Nov. 13, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0153-6), ages 7–10. New to Melowy by Cortney Faye Powell, illus. by Ryan Jampole, is Melowy, Vol. 2 (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0157-4), ages 7–11. Dinosaur Explorers by Albbie and Redcode welcomes Playing in the Permian (Nov. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0162-8) and Trapped in the Triassic (Jan. 29, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0204-5), ages 8–12. And Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels issues Operation Shufongfong by Vincent Bonjour, illus. by Pier Di Gia (Oct. 16, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62991-871-6), ages 8–12.


Beauty Queen by Jennifer Deguzman, illus. by Jamie Parreno (Dec. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0168-0). Renata can communicate with insects and uses this power to help her family scrape together a living. Ages 10–14.

Monica: Will You Go Out with Me? by Mauricio de Sousa, illus. by Zazo (Jan. 8, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0216-8). In this series starter, Monica and J-Five realize that their former childhood rivalry might mean something more. Ages 10–14.


Ghost Friends Forever gains Ghost Friends Forever #2 by Monica Gallagher, illus. by Kata Kane (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0150-5), ages 10–14.


Little Whale by Jo Weaver (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-049-5). Little Whale and Gray Whale swim through coral reefs as they migrate to the cool, rich waters of the north. Ages 3–7.

Am I Yours? by Alex Latimer (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-044-0). A group of friendly dinosaurs helps a lost egg search for its parents after it’s blown out of its nest. Ages 4–7.

Ebenezer Has a Word for Everything by Chelsea H. Rowe, illus. by Frank Dormer (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-848-6). Ebenezer collects words—only words, no sentences. Ages 4–7.

Hansel & Gretel by Bethan Woollvin (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-073-0). Willow is a witch who only uses good magic—until she meets Hansel and Gretel. Ages 4–7.

The Snow Lion by Jim Helmore, illus. by Richard Jones (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-048-8). Shy Caro imagines a friendly snow lion to play with. Ages 4–7.

Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs by Melissa Stewart, illus. by Stephanie Laberis (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-56145-936-0), introduces “animal underdogs” and explains how characteristics we see as weaknesses play a critical role in their survival. Ages 5–8.

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop, illus. by Poly Bernatene (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-045-7). When Property’s family wins the greatest bookshop in Britain, it seems like the end to all of their troubles. Ages 8–12.

Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Thomas Gonzalez (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-013-6), tells of the U.S.’s quest to send the first man to the moon in the 1960s. Ages 10–14.


Stanley Complete features in Stanley’s School by William Bee (Aug. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-070-9), ages 3–6. And About... issues About Woodpeckers: A Guide for Children by Cathryn Sill, illus. by John Sill (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-004-4), ages 3–7.

Peachtree Petite


Babies in the Park by Kathryn O. Galbraith, illus. by Adela Pons, offers Autumn Babies (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-066-2) and Winter Babies (Sept. 1, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-68263-067-9), ages 2–6.


The Book That Jake Borrowed by Susan Holt Kralovansky (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2325-9). Jake and his library book land in one sticky situation after another in this cumulative tale. Ages 2–5.

Alligator Jazz by Samuel Pittman II, illus. by Sheila Bailey (Oct. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2422-5). Alligator Slim is leaving the blues in the swamp to play jazz in the city. Ages 3–9.

How the Squid Got Two Long Arms by Henry Herz, illus. by Luke Graber (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2388-4). This traditional pourquoi tale contains scientific information about real-life squids. Ages 3–9.

Ruth Asawa: A Sculpting Life by Joan Schoettler, illus. by Traci Van Wagoner (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2397-6), chronicles the life of this artist and teacher from her Southern California childhood to her time in a Japanese internment camp, to the creation of the San Francisco School of the Arts. Ages 6–10.

Gunpowder on Their Skirts: Military Heroines for the Blue and Gray by Stephanie Ford (Oct. 1, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4556-2435-5) profiles women who played roles in the Civil War without hiding their gender. Ages 9–15.


Growing with Family by Steven L. Layne, illus. by Ard Hoyt, adds Play with Puppy (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4556-2374-7), ages 3–9.

Penguin Young Readers


Tiny is back in Happy Thanksgiving, Tiny! by Cari Meister, illus. by Rich Davis (Aug. 14, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8389-1), ages 5–6. Power Rangers introduces Meower Rangers by Max Bisantz (Sept. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8993-0), ages 5–17. Anna Dewdney’s Llama Llama returns in Llama Llama, Be My Valentine (Dec. 24, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8895-7), ages 6–7. Mo Jackson takes the field in Kick It, Mo! by David A. Adler and Sam Ricks (Sept. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28981-5), ages 6–7. And Penguin Young Readers, Level 4 gains Life in the Gobi Desert by Ginjer L. Clarke (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8491-1), ages 8–9.



Mo & Dale Mysteries wraps up with The Law of Finders Keepers by Sheila Turnage (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-3962-8), ages 10–18.


Adrian Simcox Does Not Have a Horse by Marcy Campbell, illus. by Corinna Luyken (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-3037-8). When Chloe calls Adrian out for lying about having a horse, she learns a lesson about kindness. Ages 3–5.

How to Eat Pizza by Jon Burgerman (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2885-6). How do you eat pizza? A pizza slice offers some suggetions. Ages 3–5.

Lucy and the String by Vanessa Roeder (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-3049-1). When Lucy pulls a string, she inadvertently starts unraveling Hank the bear’s pants. Ages 3–5.

Hands Up! by Breanna McDaniel, illus. by Shane W. Evans (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-55231-4), recasts this charged phrase as part of a black girl’s everyday life—hands up for a hug, hands up in class, hands up for a high five—before culminating in a moment of resistance at a protest march. Ages 4–8.

How to Be a T. Rex by Ryan North, illus. by Mike Lowery (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18624-0). Since Sal wants to be a T. rex when she grows up, she begins to take on dinosaur qualities. Ages 4–8.

Made by Maxine by Ruth Spiro, illus. by Holly Hatam (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18629-5). Maxine knows that with enough effort and imagination (and mistakes), it’s possible to invent anything. Ages 4–8.

The Wall in the Middle of the Book by Jon Agee (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-55545-2). Can the wall in this book protect a young knight from the dangers of the other side of the book? Ages 4–8.

Tomorrow Is Waiting by Kiley Frank, illus. by Aaron Meshen (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99437-5). As her baby sleeps, a mother imagines everything her child will someday be. Ages 4–8.

The Alphabet Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8037-4172-0). This follow-up to The Book with No Pictures delivers more word power and silliness. Ages 5–8.

Monster Mayhem by Christopher Eliopoulos (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-3124-5). Zoe finds a mysterious ring that makes monsters—some friendly, some not—appear when she puts it on. Ages 8–12.

Where the Woods End by Charlotte Salter (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2923-5) is set in a forest world where everyone has a Grabber that stalks them, waiting for the perfect moment to devour them. Ages 10–14.

Two Roads by Joseph Bruchac (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2886-3). In 1932, 12-year-old Cal is sent to a government boarding school for Native Americans. Ages 10–18.

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-55296-3). When a boy who doesn’t fit in with his American life or his Iranian culture visits Iran and meets a Persian boy, things begin to look up. Ages 12–18.


Ordinary People Change the World by Brad Meltzer, illus. by Christopher Eliopoulos, welcomes I Am Neil Armstrong (Sept. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2872-6) and I Am Sonia Sotomayor (Nov. 13, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-2873-3), ages 5–8. Devlin Quick Mysteries by Linda Fairstein continues with Secrets from the Deep (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18649-3), ages 8–12. And Little Red Rodent Hood by Ursula Vernon (Sept. 25, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18658-5) joins Hamster Princess, ages 8–12.


Dream Country by Shannon Gibney (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-3167-2). Five generations of young people from an African-and-American family pursue an elusive dream of freedom. Ages 14–18.

The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe by Ally Condie (Jan. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42645-5). When the Admiral asks Poe to lead a voyage, she’s confident that her defenses will not fail, but is less sure of herself. Ages 14–18.


Unicorn Rescue Society welcomes Sasquatch and the Muckleshoot by Adam Gidwitz and Joseph Bruchac, illus. by Hatem Aly (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-3176-4), ages 8–12. And Winnie-the-Pooh stars in The House at Pooh Corner (classic gift ed.) by A.A. Milne, illus. by Ernest H. Shepard (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16, ISBN 978-0-525-55554-4), ages 8–12.

Penguin/Grosset & Dunlap

Merry Christmas, Santa Claus! by J.L. Coppage, illus. by Melanie Matthews (Oct. 16, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8782-0). While Santa is away, everyone at his workshop orchestrates a celebration in time for his return. Ages 3–5.


Eat Pete by Michael Rex (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3880-8). Pete wants to play with his new monster friend, but the monster wants to eat him. Ages 2–5.

My Dog Laughs by Rachel Isadora (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17385-1) offers a peek at what it’s like to live with a dog. Ages 2–5.

The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illus. by Rafael López (Aug. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-24653-1). A brave girl who often feels different than everyone else lives her life to the fullest anyway. Ages 4–7.

Picturing America: Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Art by Hudson Talbott (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54867-3) profiles this artist from his humble beginnings to the development of his painting style, which precipitated the Hudson River School of painting. Ages 6–8.

Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-25252-5). Six kids create a space where they can talk about their struggles, including racial profiling and incarcerated family members. Ages 10–18.

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong USA by Brenda Woods (Jan. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3709-2) tells of the friendship between a white boy and a black WWII veteran who returns to the Jim Crow South. Ages 10–18.

Tight by Torrey Maldonado (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-4055-9). Will Bryan stand up to a friend who’s pressuring him to participate in so-called fun activities that are dangerous? Ages 10–18.

Penguin/Penguin Workshop

North Pole Ninjas: Mission: Christmas! by Tyler Knott Gregson and Sarah Linden, illus. by Piper Thibodeau (Oct. 16, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9079-0). Santa’s special elves perform top-secret missions that are all about helping, giving, caring, and listening. Ages 3–6.

Life with My Family by Renee Hooker and Karl Jones, illus. by Kathryn Durst (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8937-4). Fed up with her chaotic home life, a girl imagines what it would be like if her family members were animals. Ages 3–7.

Over the River and Through the Wood by Emma Randall (Aug. 14, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15765-9) offers an illustrated version of the classic song. Ages 3–7.

Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave by Jessica Hische (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8701-1) reminds readers to live in the moment, and that tomorrow is another day full of endless opportunities. Ages 3–7.

True Colors by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly, illus. by Sarah Walsh (Dec. 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8780-6), is a picture-book adaptation of this song encouraging us to be our true selves. Ages 5–17.


Kids’ Picture Show by Chieri DeGregorio and Steve DeGregorio issues Animals (Jan. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9074-5) and Vehicles (Jan. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9076-9), ages 3–5. Croc and Ally star in Friends Forever (Sept. 25, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8707-3) and Fun, Fun, Fun! by Derek Anderson (Sept. 25, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8710-3), ages 6–7. Arnold and Louise make their debut in Great Louweezie (Jan. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9040-0) and Lost and Found by Erica S. Perl, illus. by Chris Chatterton (Jan. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9043-1), ages 6–8. Joining Here’s Hank is Everybody Is Somebody by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (Sept. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15720-8), ages 6–8. Jada Jones by Kelly Starling Lyons, illus. by Nneka Myers and Vanessa Brantley-Newton, adds Sleepover Scientist (Jan. 8, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9056-1), ages 6–8. Princess Pulverizer by Nancy Krulik, illus. by Ben Balistreri, greets Quit Buggin’ Me! (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-515-15841-0) and Watch That Witch! (Jan. 15, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9093-6), ages 6–8.

What Was...? welcomes What Is the Women’s Rights Movement? by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by Laurie A. Conley (Oct. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8631-1); and What Were the Roaring Twenties? by Michele Mortlock, illus. by Jake Murray (Oct. 16, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8639-7), ages 8–12. And joining Where Is...? are Where Is Area 51? by Paula K. Manzanero, illus. by Tim Foley (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8642-7); Where Is the Tower of London? by Janet B. Pascal, illus. by David Malan (Sept. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8608-3); Where Is Antarctica? by Sarah Fabiny, illus. by Jerry Hoare (Jan. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8760-8); and Where Is Hollywood? by Dina Anastasio, illus. by Tim Foley (Jan. 22, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8645-8), ages 8–12.

Who Was...? adds Who Was Neil Armstrong? by Roberta Edwards (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-9207-7); Who Is Bono? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso, illus. by Andrew Thomson (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8851-3); Who Is Judy Blume? by Kirsten Anderson, illus. by Ted Hammond (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8852-0); Who Was Selena? by Max Bisantz and Kate Bisantz (Aug. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8675-5); Who Was Nikola Tesla? by Jim Gigliotti, illus. by John Hinderliter (Dec. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8854-4); Who Was Napoleon? by Gigliotti, illus. by Gregory Copeland (Dec. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8853-7); and Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? by Sherri L. Smith (Aug. 7, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8674-8), ages 8–12. Girls Who Code ushers in Spotlight on Coding Club! by Michelle Schusterman (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54254-1), ages 9–12. Midnight Arcade adds Excellent Ernesto Cousins 3/Wrestlevania: A Play-Your-Way Book by Gabe Soria, illus. by Kendall Hale (Sept. 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-8431-7), ages 10–18. And Jim Henson’s the Dark Crystal gains Tides of the Dark Crystal by J.M. Lee, illus. by Cory Godbey (Dec. 24, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-53984-8), ages 12–17.


Bear Needs Help by Sarah S. Brannen (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51650-7). A lumbering polar bear needs help tying his shoe, but the other animals are scared of him. Ages 2–5.

Big Brother Peanut Butter by Terry Border (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-4006-1). With a new sibling on the way, Peanut Butter asks his food friends how to be a big brother. Ages 3–7.

The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick by Drew Daywalt, illus. by David Spencer (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17276-2). When super cheerful Stick and grumpy stuffed bunny Huggie get thrown from a backpack, the adventure is on. Ages 4–8.

There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake by Loren Long (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-16399-9). This cumulative tale inspired by a favorite children’s song features repetition and tongue-twisters. Ages 4–8.

This Little Piggy by James Serafino. (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51466-4). When a girl makes a mess with her cereal, only a pig can help clean it up. Ages 4–8.

Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonia Sotomayor, illus. by Lulu Delacre (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51408-4). The first Latina Supreme Court Justice shares what inspired her as a child: books. Ages 4–8.

What’s the Big Deal About Elections by Ruby Shamir, illus. by Matt Faulkner (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3807-5), introduces the topic of political elections and why they matter. Ages 4–8.

No Slam Dunk by Mike Lupica (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51485-5). All-star basketball player Danilo seems determined to hold the spotlight and the ball, even if it means costing his team the game. Ages 10–14.

Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao (Nov. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3832-7). Jade embarks on a quest to raise the Dragon Lords and defeat Xifeng and the Serpent God, in the conclusion to the Rise of the Empress series. Ages 14–18.


Zach and Zoe Mysteries by Mike Lupica ramps up with The Football Fiasco (Aug. 21, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28942-6) and The Soccer Secret (Jan. 15, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28945-7), ages 6–9. And Ranger’s Apprentice: The Royal Ranger picks up The Red Fox Clan by John Flanagan (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-4138-9), ages 10–18.


Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol: A Book-to-Table Classic by Charles Dickens (Oct. 16, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-451-47992-1) and Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice: A Book-to-Table Classic by Jane Austen (Oct. 16, hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-0-451-47991-4), feature the unabridged text of each novel, interspersed with recipes from high-profile chefs. Ages 8–18.


Dragon Night by J.R. Krause (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51424-4). Georgie, who is afraid of the night, and a dragon who is afraid of the knight face their fears together. Ages 3–7.

I Am Not a Fox by Karina Wolf, illus. by Chuck Groenink (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17450-6). A creature that looks like a fox but acts like a dog sets out to find where he belongs. Ages 3–7.

Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Peña, illus. by Christian Robinson (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54904-5). When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true: she’s finally old enough to join her big brother on family errands. Ages 4–8.

Jan Brett’s Christmas Treasury by Jan Brett (Oct. 16, hardcover, $40, ISBN 978-0-525-51718-4) compiles seven holiday titles, including The Night Before Christmas and The Wild Christmas Reindeer. Ages 4–8.

The Snowy Nap by Jan Brett (Oct. 16, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17073-7). Hedgie tries to stay awake for winter this year so he won’t miss any fun with his friends. Ages 4–8.

The Yin-Yang Sisters and the Dragon Frightful by Nancy Tupper Ling, illus. by Andrea Offermann (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17115-4). When a dragon takes over their village bridge, Mei and Wei have opposing views on how to fix the problem. Ages 4–8.

Does Frankenstein Get Hungry? by John Solimine (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54641-9). A girl makes monsters seem less scary by asking them practical questions about their day-to-day lives. Ages 5–8.

Meet Miss Fancy by Irene Latham, illus. by John Holyfield (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54668-6). A black child is determined to visit the elephant that has retired from the circus and moved to a nearby park, even though the park is just for whites. Ages 5–8.

Holes in the Sky by Patricia Polacco (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3948-5). In this companion to Chicken Sunday, Trisha is devastated when her grandmother dies, but she finds joy in new friends. Ages 6–9.

The Phantom Tower by Keir Graff (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3952-2). Twin brothers discover their new apartment building is a portal to a twin version of itself in a parallel dimension. Ages 8–12.

A Tear in the Ocean by H.M. Bouwman, illus. by Yuko Shimizu (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54522-1). Putnam and Artie must put aside their differences and figure out why the sea is salty before it’s too late. Ages 10–18.

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51502-9). Eleven-year-old Ollie and her classmates find themselves on a field trip full of horror. Ages 10–18.

The Whispers by Greg Howard (Jan. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51749-8). Riley asks wish-granting fairies for a huge wish. Ages 10–18.

Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday by Natalie C. Anderson (Jan. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54761-4). When Abdi’s family is kidnapped, he’s forced to become a child soldier with a ruthless jihadi group. Ages 12–18.

Strange Days by Constantine J. Singer (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-4024-5). Alex doesn’t worry about rumors of alien incursions—until he comes home and discovers that an alien has murdered his parents. Ages 12–18.

Wildcard by Marie Lu (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54799-7). The sequel to Warcross finds Emika Chen in a race against time to stop Hideo’s new NeuroLink algorithm from seizing total control. Ages 12–18.


Humphrey’s Tiny Tales by Betty G. Birney, illus. by Priscilla Burris, continues with Humphrey’s Big Birthday Bash (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3720-7), ages 5–8. A Problematic Paradox issues The Unspeakable Unknown by Eliot Sappingfield (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-3848-8), ages 10–18. And Sea of Ink and Gold expands with The Storyteller by Traci Chee (Nov. 13, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-399-17679-1), ages 12–18.

Title in Spanish

Amor (Love) by Matt de la Peña, illus. by Loren Long (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-51880-8), ages 4–8.


Crown of Thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49393-0). In the sequel to Beasts Made of Night, Taj has escaped Kos, but Queen Karima will go to great lengths to track him down. Ages 12–18.

Seafire by Natalie C. Parker (Aug. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47880-1). Caledonia captains a ship of strong women looking to take down the warlord who killed her family. Ages 12–18.

Give the Dark My Love by Beth Revis (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-59514-717-2). A young alchemist turns to dark magic when a deadly plague sweeps through her homeland. Ages 13–18.

Hide with Me by Sorboni Banerjee (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47835-1). When Cade finds a girl bleeding on his family’s Texas farm near the Mexican border, he honors her one request: hide me. Ages 14–18.

The Second Life of Ava Rivers by Faith Gardner (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47830-6). Vera’s twin sister was kidnapped years ago, but when she returns, Vera’s life is turned upside down. Ages 14–18.


Gertie Milk reappears in Gertie Milk and the Great Keeper Rescue by Simon Van Booy (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49461-6), ages 8–12. And Reign of the Fallen continues with Song of the Dead by Sarah Glenn Marsh (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-448-49442-5), ages 12–18.


Baby Feminists by Libby Babbott-Klein, illus. by Jessica Walker (Oct. 2, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-451-48010-1). Readers can lift the flap to discover what Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mae Jemison, and other iconic figures might have looked like as babies and toddlers. Ages up to 3.

Sophie’s Christmas Surprise (Oct. 16, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29126-9) and Sophie’s Halloween Disguise (Aug. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29122-1) by Rosemary Wells launch a line of board books introducing two-year-old Sophie to a younger audience. Ages up to 3.

Island Boy (30th anniversary ed.) by Barbara Cooney (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-48092-7) centers on Matthias Tibbetts, a Maine island dweller who passes on the island ways to new generations. Ages 3–5.

Little Owl’s Snow by Divya Srinivasan (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01651-8). As owl and raccoon are watching their breath make fog in the cold air, snow begins to fall. Ages 3–5.

Meet the Latkes by Alan Silberberg (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47912-9). Lucy Latke’s family is just like any other—except they’re potato pancakes. Ages 3–5.

The Lost Christmas by B.B. Cronin (Oct. 16, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47904-4). In this seek-and-find tale, kids hunt for missing Christmas decorations in Grandad’s bric-a-brac-filled house and outdoors. Ages 3–7.

No Boring Stories! by Julie Falatko, illus. by Charles Santoso (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47682-1). Misfit animals want to push the boring cuddly crew aside and star in their own picture book for a change. Ages 4–8.

Edison Beaker, Creature Seeker: The Night Door by Frank Cammuso (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29192-4). In this graphic novel, Edison discovers what kind of services the family business, Creature Seekers Pest Control, really offers. Ages 8–12.

Monstrous Devices by Damien Love (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47858-0). After Alex’s grandfather sends him an old tin robot, strange events start occurring around him. Ages 8–12.

The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Greece: A Handbook for Time Travelers by Jonathan W. Stokes (Sept. 11, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-451-48027-9) offers such tips as how to find a decent tunic that won’t break the bank, or where to find cheap theater tickets in ancient Athens. Ages 8–12.

The No-Good Nine by John Bemelmans Marciano (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99784-0). Finding coal in his stocking, Peter and other Naughty List offenders venture to Santa’s workshop to plead their case. Ages 9–12.

George Washington’s Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28898-6) is a young readers’ adaptation of this book about Washington’s top-secret spy ring that helped defeat the British. Ages 10–18.

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson (Oct. 16, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28778-1) examines how accidental genius, brilliant mistakes, and unintended consequences shape the way we live in the modern world. Ages 10–18.

Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99726-0). When Marcus’s mother sends him to Puerto Rico for a week, he embarks on a quest to find his long-lost father. Ages 10–18.

The Sacrifice Box by Martin Stewart (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28953-2). Five kids place objects in a box to seal their friendship, but when someone breaks the rules of the box, signs of evil begin to appear. Ages 12–17.

Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend by Karen Blumenthal (Aug. 14, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47122-2) reveals how these partners in crime became legendary outlaws. Ages 12–18.

Someday We Will Fly by Rachel DeWoskin (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-670-01496-5). In 1940, after her mother disappears, Lillia, her father, and sister flee Poland for Shanghai, where Jews without visas are accepted. Ages 12–18.

Steal This Country: A Handbook for Resistance, Persistence, and Fixing Almost Everything by Alexandra Styron (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47937-2). Inspired by Abbie Hoffman’s Steal This Book, Styron offers a resource for activist kids who refuse to accept things as they are and want to change the world. Ages 12–18.

The Brilliant Death by Amy Rose Capetta (Oct. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47844-3). Teodora is a strega, blessed with transformative powers beyond her control. Ages 14–18.


Corduroy steps into the spotlight in Corduroy Takes a Bow by Viola Davis, illus. by Jody Wheeler (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29147-4), ages 3–5. Warren & Dragon by Ariel Bernstein, illus. by Mike Malbrough, gains Warren & Dragon’s 100 Friends (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28844-3), and Warren & Dragon’s Weekend with Chewy (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-425-28845-0), ages 4–8. Absolutely Alfie returns in Absolutely Alfie and the Princess Wars by Sally Warner, illus. by Shearry Malone (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-101-99995-0), ages 6–8. Suzy Kline’s Horrible Harry returns in Horrible Harry Says Goodbye (Nov. 27, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47963-1), illus. by Amy Wummer, ages 7–10. Witches of Benevento welcomes Runaway Rosa by John Bemelmans Marciano, illus. by Sophie Blackall (Aug. 21, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29151-1), ages 8–10. Caveboy Dave presents Not So Faboo by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Phil McAndrew (Oct. 23, hardcover, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47548-0), ages 8–12. The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond by Max Brallier and Douglas Holgate (Sept. 18, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-425-29208-2) joins Last Kids on Earth, ages 8–12. Smithsonian continues with Seven Wonders of the Milky Way by David A. Aguilar (Dec. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-451-47686-9), ages 10–14. And The Dark Days Deceit by Alison Goodman (Nov. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-670-78549-0) is the latest Lady Helen Novel, ages 14–18.



Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter adds Peter Rabbit 123: A Counting Book (Jan. 15, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-241-35477-3), ages 2–5; and Good Night, Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale (Sept. 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-241-34206-0) and Peter Rabbit, I Love You (Dec. 24, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-241-32790-6), ages 3–5. And Flower Fairies blossoms with Flower Fairies of the Autumn by Cicely Mary Barker (Aug. 14, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-241-33545-1), ages 3–7.

Penguin Canada/Penguin Teen

Confessions of a Teenage Leper by Ashley Little (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6261-4). A cheerleader who’s always been one of the popular girls is diagnosed with Hansen’s disease, aka leprosy. Ages 14–up.

Kens by Raziel Reid (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6377-2). Tommy, the uncool gay kid at his school, gets the chance to join the elite group of boys called Kens. Ages 14–up.

Peter Pauper

A Web by Isabelle Simler (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-2843-4). A spider crafts a masterpiece from all that falls into her path. Ages 4–8.

Dear Santa, I Know It Looks Bad, But It Wasn’t My Fault by Norma Lewis, illus. by Olivia Beckman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4413-2421-4). A mishap-prone cat writes Santa, chronicling his cat-tastrophes and hoping for absolution and a video game. Ages 4–8.


Little Bear Dreams by Paul Schmid (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7724-2). A polar bear dreams of wintry opposites in this concept book. Ages 1–4.

My Art Book of Love by Shana Gozansky (Oct. 8, board book, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7718-1) provides an introduction to celebrated love-themed artwork. Ages 2–4.

Why the Face? by Jean Jullien (Aug. 13, board book, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7719-8) is a guessing game of facial reactions and what may have prompted the expressions. Ages 2–4.

Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations by Sara Gillingham (Oct. 22, hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7772-3) is a stargazing primer of internationally recognized constellations. Ages 7–10.


Hide and Sneak reappears with Food Hide and Sneak by Bastien Contraire (Sept. 3, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-7723-5), ages 1–3.


Cuddled and Carried by Dia L. Michels, illus. by Mike Speiser (Oct. 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-930775-99-2; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-930775-98-5), celebrates the bond between animal parents and children. Ages 1–4.

Babies Nurse by Phoebe Fox, illus. by Jim Fox (Oct. 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-930775-61-9; paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-930775-71-8), introduces 13 mammal babies and their mothers. Ages 4–7.

Pomegranate Kids

Charley Harper’s I Am Wild: Animals in America’s National Parks by Charley Harper (Sept. 15, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-8226-2) offers a closer look at animals that call America’s national parks home. Ages 1–5.

Mr. Reginald and the Bunnies by Paula Wallace (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-8191-3). Three rambunctious bunnies enliven the quiet life of their uncle during their spring holiday. Ages 3–8.

Molly Hashimoto’s Birds! Season by Season by Zoe Burke, illus. by Molly Hashimoto (Sept. 15, board book, $10.95, ISBN 978-0-7649-8217-0) guides young birdwatchers through the year. Ages 1–5.


Lucía the Luchadora and the Million Masks by Cynthia Leonor Garza, illus. by Alyssa Bermudez (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-894-1). When Gemma accidentally rips Lucía’s special lucha libre mask, a trip to the mercado with Abuela turns into an adventure. Ages 3–7.

Spectacularly Beautiful: A Refugee’s Story by Lisa Lucas, illus. by Laurie Stein (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-891-0). A dedicated teacher encourages a young refugee from a troubled country to see herself as beautiful despite her scars. Ages 3–7.

Rox’s Secret Code by Mara Lecocq and Nathan Archambault, illus. by Jessika Von Innerebner (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-57687-899-6). Rox creates a Chorebot to do her work after her dad asks her to clean up. Ages 4–6.

Princeton Architectural Press

Good Morning, Neighbor by Davide Cali, illus. by Maria Dek (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-699-7). A mouse scours the neighborhood for ingredients to bake a cake, in this story about sharing, friendship, and community. Ages 3–7.

Up the Mountain Path by Marianne Dubuc (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-723-9) tells of the friendship between an old badger and a small cat. Ages 3–7.

Time for Bed, Miyuki by Roxane Marie Galliez, illus. by Seng Soun Ratanavanh (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-705-5). When a girl resists bedtime, her patient grandfather encourages her to go to sleep. Ages 5–8.

The Colorful World of Dinosaurs by Matt Sewell (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-716-1) imagines dinosaurs as they might have been, based on recent findings—feathered, finned, and full of color. Ages 5–12.

Walls by Brad Holdgrafer, illus. by Jay Cover (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61689-709-3), addresses inclusivity, equality, openness, and kindness. Ages 6–12.

Princeton Review


College Admissions Guides adds 8 Steps to Paying Less for College: A Crash Course in Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid (Jan. 15, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-525-56800-1) and The Best 384 Colleges (2019 ed.) by Robert Franek (Aug. 7, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-5819-6), ages 14–18.


The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt, trans. by Laura Watkinson (Sept. 4, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-081-8). Tiuri, a knight in training, is asked to venture across the Great Mountains to deliver a message. Ages 8–12.

The Secrets of the Wild Wood by Tonke Dragt, trans. by Laura Watkinson (Sept. 11, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-78269-195-2). In this sequel to The Letter for the King, Tiuri embarks on a quest to find his friend, a knight who has vanished without a trace. Ages 8–12.

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Nocturnal Animals by Ruth Austin, illus. by Iris Deppe (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6316-4). This guide to nighttime creatures includes a UV light. Ages 5–7.

Jurassic Giants: T. Rex and Other Prehistoric Predators by Jacqueline A. Ball, illus. by Eldar Zakirov (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6319-5), offers dinosaur facts and a T. rex skeleton to assemble. Ages 6–10.

Star Wars Millennium Falcon: A 3D Owner’s Guide by Ryder Windham and Cole Horton (Nov. 6, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6293-8) focuses on this film starship. Ages 7–9.

Monster Sharks: Megalodon and Other Giant Prehistoric Predators of the Deep by Brenda Gurr, illus. by R.J. Palmer (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6295-2), includes information about extinct sea creatures and a build-it-yourself Megalodon. Ages 8–12.


History Uncovered introduces Dinosaurs by Dennis Schatz (Aug. 21, board book, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6033-0), ages 7–9.


Once Upon a Magic Book by Lily Murray, illus. by Katie Hickey (Aug. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-073-3), is a search-and-find puzzle adventure through 13 magical worlds. Ages 2–5.

One Day, So Many Ways by Laura Hall, illus. by Loris Lora (Sept. 6, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-974-2), portrays the daily routines of children from more than 40 countries. Ages 2–8.

Going to School by Rose Blake (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-069-6) follows a day in the life of a girl, from breakfast to bedtime. Ages 3–7.

The Night Dragon by Naomi Howarth (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-107-5). Bullied by the other dragons, Maud finds the courage to fly with the help of her pal Mouse. Ages 4–7.

Power to the Princess by Vita Murrow, illus. by Julia Bereciartu (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-203-4), puts a feminist spin on 15 fairy tales. Ages 5–8.

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories by Angela McAllister, illus. by Alice Lindstrom (Sept. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-115-0), distills 12 plots by the Bard. Ages 7–11.

The People Awards by Lily Murray, illus. by Ana Albero (Aug. 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-064-1), profiles 50 individuals from around the globe who changed the world for the better. Ages 7–11.

Treasure Hunt House: Lift the Flaps and Solve the Clues by Kate Davies, illus. by Becca Stadtlander (Aug. 2, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-958-2). Two kids go on a treasure hunt in their great-aunt’s house. Ages 7–11.

Famous Family Trees by Kari Hauge, illus. by Vivien Mildenberger (Oct. 9, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-226-3). This compendium of family trees features some of history’s most loved and loathed figures. Ages 7–18.


New Little People, Big Dreams titles by Isabel Sanchez Vegara are Mother Teresa, illus. by Natascha Rosenberg (Aug. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-230-0), ages 4–7; and Jane Goodall, illus. by Beatrice Cerocchi (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-231-7); L.M. Montgomery, illus. by Anuska Allepuz (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-233-1); and Simone de Beauvoir, illus. by Christine Roussey (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-232-4), ages 5–8. Sound of Magic resonates with Cinderella by Sanna Mander (Oct. 4, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-166-2), ages 4–7. Story Orchestra plays on with Sleeping Beauty by Jessica Courtney Tickle (Oct. 4, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-093-1), ages 4–7. And joining Pocket Guides are Pocket Guide to Turtles, Snakes and Other Reptiles by Amy-Jane Beer (Aug. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-112-9) and Pocket Guide to Whales, Dolphins and Other Marine Mammals by Frances Dipper (Aug. 2, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-109-9), both illus. by Alice Pattullo, ages 7–11.


Around the World in Every Vehicle by Amber Stewart, illus. by Duncan Beedie (Sept. 11, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-388-2). The Van Go family views popular modes of transportation in various countries. Ages 3–5.

The Clue Is in the Poop by Andy Seed, illus. by Claire Almon (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-371-4), examines what we can learn about animals from their droppings, tracks, and other traces. Ages 5–11.

Space Atlas by Tom Jackson (Sept. 20, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-912413-76-8) contains illustrations, fact files, diagrams, and info on scientific space achievements. Ages 7–9.

Super Structures by Ian Graham, illus. by Ian Murray (Oct. 18, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-7603-6340-9), offers facts and kits to create models of an Egyptian pyramid, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower. Ages 7–10.

Raise the Flag by Clive Gifford, illus. by Tim Bradford (Aug. 16, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-338-7), is a guide to flags of the world. Ages 7–12.

The Sticky, Stinky Science Book by Kris Hirschmann, illus. by Santy Gutierrez (Sept. 18, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-399-8), rounds up experiments and science facts. Ages 7–12.

How to Survive a Zombie Attack by Grant Murray, illus. by Chris King and Butcher Billy (Sept. 20, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-384-4) provides instructions for combatting zombies, aliens, and robots. Ages 8–12.

When the Whales Walked by Dougal Dixon, illus. by Hannah Bailey (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-912413-97-3), chronicles 13 evolutionary journeys. Ages 8–12.

The Book of Worries by Lizzie Cox, illus. by Tanya Stevanovic (Sept. 18, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-912413-99-7), is a guide to coping with peer pressure, puberty, and other issues facing tweens. Ages 10–18.


Tales from Nature welcomes Owl (Sept. 18, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-387-5) and Squirrel (Sept. 18, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-386-8) by Magali Attiogbé, ages up to 3. New Wee Gallery Friendly Faces titles by Surya Sajnani are Farm (Oct. 18, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-356-7) and Forest (Oct. 16, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-354-3), ages up to 3. Whizzy Wheels Academy rolls on with Fergus the Fire Engine (Oct. 16, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-312-3) and Tess the Tractor (Oct. 16, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-310-9) by Peter Bently, illus. by Sebastien Chebret, ages 3–5. Joining Steam Stories by Jonathan Litton, illus. by Magali Mansilla, are Robot Repairs (Technology) (Sept. 20, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-279-9), The Backyard Build (Engineering) (Sept. 18, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-281-2), The Cookie Stall (Art) (Oct. 16, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-283-6), and The Great Go-Kart Race (Science) (Sept. 20, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-277-5), ages 4–6; and The Picnic Problem (Math) (Oct. 18, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-7112-3986-9), ages 5–7.

Storytime continues with Not-So-Brave Penguin by Steve Smallman (Nov. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912413-90-4), The Prettiest Flower by Anna Shuttlewood (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912413-84-3), and True Friends by Duba Kolanovic (Oct. 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912413-92-8), ages 4–7. New What’s Wrong? titles by Catherine Veitch, illus. by Fermin Solis, are What’s Wrong? Around the World (Aug. 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-374-5) and What’s Wrong? In the Wild (Aug. 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-68297-373-8), ages 5–8. And Stuff You Should Know issues Stuff You Should Know About Planet Earth by John Farndon, illus. by Tim Hutchinson (Oct. 18, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7603-6337-9), ages 8–12.


Collage Workshop for Kids by Shannon Merenstein (Oct. 2, paper, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-520-2) pairs highlights from the collection of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art with collage instructions. Ages 10–13.

Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines by Paul Long (Oct. 2, paper, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-526-4) reveals how to create 12 mechanical contraptions using household materials. Ages 10–18.

Creative Coding in Python: 30+ Programming Projects in Art, Games, and More by Sheena Vaidyanathan (Dec. 4, paper, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-581-3) rounds up projects that teach kids how to code in Python. Ages 10–up.


Little Learning Labs offers Art for Kids by Susan Schwake (Sept. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-566-0), Astronomy for Kids by Michelle Nichols (Sept. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-560-8), Kitchen Science for Kids by Liz Lee Heinecke (Sept. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-562-2), and Unofficial Minecraft for Kids by John Miller and Chris Fornell Scott (Sept. 18, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-561-5), ages 8–12. And Art Lab for Kids: Express Yourself! by Susan Schwake (Nov. 13, paper, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-63159-592-9) is a new Lab title, ages 8–12.


Someday Is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, illus. by Jade Johnson (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-498-8), profiles this civil rights leader, who led one of the first lunch-counter sit-ins in America. Ages 6–9.


Young Naturalist adds Counting Birds by Heidi Stemple, illus. by Clover Robin (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-604-3), ages 5–8.

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Goa Kids—Goats of Anarchy introduces Angel and Her Wonderful Wheels by Leanne Lauricella, illus. by Jill Howarth (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-674-6), ages 3–6. And My First Book of... issues My First Book of Gymnastics by Rida Ouerghi, illus. by Elsa Fouquier (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63322-629-6), ages 3–6.

Quarto/Wide Eyed

O Is for Old School by James Tyler, illus. by Ella Cohen (Oct. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-137-2), presents a hip-hop alphabet book parody. Ages 1–5.

I Spy the 50 States by Sharyn Rosart, illus. by Sol Linero (Aug. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-991-9), depicts the people, landmarks, and other aspects that make each state unique. Ages 2–5.

Egypt Magnified by David Long, illus. by Harry Bloom (Oct. 4, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-097-9). This search-and-find adventure includes a magnifying glass to help kids explore ancient Egypt. Ages 5–8.

Maps of the United Kingdom by Rachel Dixon, illus. by Livi Gosling (Oct. 2, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-025-2), includes facts about the places and people of the U.K. Ages 5–9.

Dictionary of Dinosaurs edited by Matthew G. Baron, illus. by Dieter Braun, (Oct. 2, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-128-0), spotlights various types of dinosaurs. Ages 6–9.

Sportopedia by Adam Skinner, illus. by Mark Long (Sept. 6, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-085-6), is a guide to the world of athletics. Ages 7–11.


Scratch and Discover releases Scratch and Discover World Atlas by Charlotte Trounce (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-276-8), ages 3–6. Voyage Through Space by Katy Flint, illus. by Cornelia Li (Aug. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-131-0), is a new Glow in the Dark title, ages 5–8. Illumi presents Illuminatlas by Kate Davies, illus. by Carnovsky (Oct. 4, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-78603-167-9), ages 7–9. 40 Inspiring Icons gains Greek Gods and Heroes: Meet 40 Mythical Immortals by Sylvie Baussier, illus. by Almasty (Aug. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-143-3), ages 7–10. Music Legends chimes in with Meet 40 Pop and Rock Stars by Hervé Guilleminot, illus. by Jerome Masi (Aug. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-145-7), ages 7–10. All Aboard welcomes All Aboard the Voyage of Discovery by Emily Hawkins and Tom Adams, illus. by Tom Clohosy Cole (Oct. 9, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-225-6), ages 7–10. Wonders of the World by Ben Handicott, illus. by Lucy Letherland (Oct. 2, hardcover, $34.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-344-4), joins Atlas of Adventures, ages 7–18. And Curiositree continues with Human World by Amanda Wood and Mike Jolley, illus. by Andrés Lozano (Sept. 4, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-84780-992-6), ages 9–11.

Quarto/Words & Pictures

Animosaics: Can You Find It? by Surya Sajnani (Aug. 14, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-74-4). Readers search for objects hidden within mosaic-inspired pictures featuring different colors. Ages 1–4.

Shhh! by Barroux (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-76-8). In this bedtime book, a boy imagines various animals going to sleep. Ages 2–4.

How Rude... by Clare Helen Welsh, illus. by Olivier Tallec (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-364-2). Chaos ensues when Dot invites Duck to a tea party, in this tale about manners and friendship. Ages 3–7.

My Friend Sleep by Laura Baker, illus. by Hannah Peck (Oct. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-299-7). This story about night terrors centers on a girl who journeys through her dreams with her friend, Sleep. Ages 4–6.

The Skies Above My Eyes by Charlotte Gullain, illus. by Yuval Zommer (Aug. 14, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-69-0). This companion to The Street Beneath My Feet is a concertina-style fold-out book exploring what is found in the air, the atmosphere, and outer space. Ages 4–7.

We Build Our Homes by Laura Knowles, illus. by Chris Madden (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-82-9), examines structures built by animals and why they build them. Ages 4–7.

Who Are You Calling Weird? by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Paul Daviz (Oct. 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-7603-6339-3), is a compendium of facts about nature’s unusual creatures. Ages 4–7.

Perfectly Peculiar Plants by Chris Thorogood, illus. by Catell Ronca (Sept. 20, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-78603-286-7), focuses on odd, rare, or record-breaking plant species. Ages 5–8.


New Slide Surprise titles by Matthew Morgan, illus. by Ana Seixas, are Come & Play (Oct. 16, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-318-5) and Go Wild! (Oct. 16, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-320-8), ages 1–4. Magic Windows picks up There’s a Dinosaur in My House! (Sept. 18, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-314-7) and What Do Your Pets Do All Day? (Sept. 18, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-78603-316-1) by Pat Cahill, illus. by Pintachan, ages 2–5. And Slide and See releases Into the Wild by Matthew Morgan, illus. by Deborah Van de Leijgraaf (Sept. 1, board book, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-910277-63-8), ages 3–6.