Random House

You Are My Mother: Inspired by P.D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman (Mar. 17, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12118-4), is a gift book featuring artwork from Eastman’s picture book. All ages.

Hello Farm (Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12566-3), Hello Garage (May 12, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12563-2), Hello House (Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12565-6), and Hello Zoo (May 12, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12564-9) by Nicola Slater are interactive board books. Ages up to 3.

Open the Church Door by Christopher Santoro (Feb. 11, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12769-8). Flaps lift to reveal Sunday school in session. Ages up to 3.

The 12 Days of First Grade by Jenna Lettice, illus. by Colleen Madden (June 23, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984896-74-2). Inspired by “The 12 Days of Christmas,”this school tale includes stickers. Ages 3–7.

Bedtime Bonnet by Nancy Redd, illus. by Nneka Myers (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984895-24-0). This story about bedtime preparations stars an intergenerational black family. Ages 3–7.

Elmore and Pinky by Holly Hobbie (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7081-5). A prickly porcupine searches for a best friend in this sequel to Elmore. Ages 3–7.

I Found a Kitty! by Troy Cummings (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984831-86-6). In this follow-up to Can I Be Your Dog?, canine Arfy tries to find a forever home for an abandoned kitten. Ages 3–7.

It’s Not My Fault! by Jory John, illus. by Jared Chapman (June 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984830-60-9), takes a lighthearted look at the often-uttered titular exclamation. Ages 3–7.

No More Naps! A Story for When You’re Wide-Awake and Definitely Not Tired by Chris Grabenstein, illus. by Leo Espinosa (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7128-7). As a toddler’s father tries to coax her to sleep by pushing her stroller around the park, they encounter others who are happy to take her nap for her. Ages 3–7.

The Starkeeper by Faith Pray (June 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984892-70-6). A fallen star and a girl’s kindness lead to a chain of good works that change a town for the better. Ages 3–7.

There’s an Alien in Your Book by Tom Fletcher, illus. by Greg Abbott (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12512-0). An alien crash lands on the pages of this companion to There’s a Monster in Your Book and its sequels. Ages 3–7.

Where Do Speedboats Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayres, illus. by Christian Slade (May 26, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5247-6578-1), is a follow-up to Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? Ages 3–7.

To the Moon and Back for You by Emilia Bechrakis Serhant, illus. by E.G. Keller (Mar. 24, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17388-6). Families cross deserts, seas, and mountains to find their miracle babies. Ages 4–8.

Pizza and Taco: Who’s the Best? by Stephen Shaskan (May 5, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12330-0) launches a graphic novel series about the title characters, who are competitive best friends. Ages 5–8.

The Imaginaries: Little Scraps of Larger Stories by Emily Winfield Martin (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51103-1) collects Martin’s paintings, each captioned with an enigmatic sentence designed to inspire. Ages 8–12.

My Life as a Potato by Arianne Costner (Mar. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11866-5) centers on a boy who is forced to become a dorky middle-school mascot. Ages 8–12.

The Woman’s Hour: Our Fight for the Right to Vote by Elaine Weiss (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12518-2) adapts this adult book for middle graders. Ages 8–12.

House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess (May 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64815-4). In this series debut, five royal houses compete in a trial for the dragon throne. Ages 12–18.

This Is My America by Kim Johnson (July 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11876-4) is a novel exploring racist injustices in the American justice system. Ages 12–18.

Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin Van Whye (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12603-5) relays a boy-meets-boy romance. Ages 14–18.

When the Stars Wrote Back by Trista Mateer (June 2, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17267-4) collects poems about relationships, love, growing up, and learning to cope. Ages 14–18.


New Dr. Seuss titles are Dr. Seuss’s Every Voice Counts! Make Yourself Heard! (July 7, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12328-7), all ages; and Dr. Seuss’s School Things, illus. by Tom Brannon (June 30, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17396-1), ages up to 3. Stan and Jan Berenstain’s The Berenstain Bears celebrate in Halloween Is Sweet (July 14, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17610-8), ages up to 3; and The Berenstain Bears Summer Fun! (May 5, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17611-5), ages 3–7. Blue’s Clues & You (July 7, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12430-7) adds Count with Blue! and World of Colors! (July 7, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12419-2), illus. by Dave Aikins, ages up to 3. Leo Lionni’s Friends continues with A Little Book About Opposites by Leo Lionni, illus. by Lionni and Jan Gerardi (June 23, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-525-58231-1), ages up to 3. Holly Hatam’s Mythical Creatures Are Real! gains Mermaids Are Real! (Mar. 31, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-525-70716-5), ages up to 3. And Sesame Street presents S Is for School! by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Tom Brannon (June 23, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17376-3), ages up to 3.

Thomas & Friends return in The Big Book of Engines (July 7, $11.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12761-2), ages up to 3; and Thomas! (July 7, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17320-6), ages 3–7. Trick or Trolls is a new DreamWorks Trolls title by Mary Man-Kong (July 7, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12781-0), ages up to 3. And Picturebacks gains Corn & Peg: Bubble Trouble by Brooke Vitale, illus. by Fabrizio Petrossi (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12420-8), ages 2–5; and PAW Patrol: Let’s Visit the Doctor, illus. by Nate Lovett (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-17271-1); Thomas & Friends 2020 Movie Tie-in (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12763-6); DreamWorks Trolls World Tour: Poppy’s Big Day! (Mar. 3, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12235-8); Scooby-Doo: Scoob! (Apr. 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-17866-9); and SpongeBob Movie Tie-in by David Lewman, illus. by Dave Aikins (Mar. 31, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12753-7), ages 3–7.

New Step into Reading titles are DreamWorks Trolls World Tour: One Big Party! by Elle Stephens (Mar. 3, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12244-0), ages 2–5; Big Shark, Little Shark, Baby Shark by Anna Membrino, illus. by Tim Budgen (May 26, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12809-1); The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight Take Turns by Jennifer L. Holm; illus. by Matthew Holm (July 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5247-7137-9); SpongeBob SquarePants: It’s a Wonderful Sponge Movie Tie-in by David Lewman, illus. by Dave Aikins (Mar. 31, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12754-4); Susan B. Anthony: Her Fight for Equal Rights by Monica Kulling, illus. by Maike Plenzke (Feb. 4, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-11982-2); DreamWorks Trolls: Troll-tastic Tales (July 7, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12786-5); Trolls World Tour Step into Reading #2 (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-17274-2); and Uni Goes to School by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (June 23, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984850-27-0), ages 4–6; and Scooby-Doo: Scoob!, illus. by Jeff Simpson (Apr. 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-17872-0), ages 4–7.

Beginner Books adds If I Had Your Vote—by the Cat in the Hat, illus. by Tom Brannon (July 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12797-1); and Shut the Door! by Robert Lopshire, illus. by Maria Karipidou (May 5, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58033-1), ages 3–7. Elbow Grease offers Magnetic Play Book by John Cena, illus. by Dave Aikins (May 19, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-525-57763-8), ages 3–7. Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter reappears in Little Critter’s Manners (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984830-93-7), ages 3–7. Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library issues Happy Pi Day to You! by Bonnie Worth, illus. by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu (Feb. 4, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57993-9), ages 5–8. Isadora Moon stars in Isadora Moon Has a Sleepover by Harriet Muncaster (May 26, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12620-2), ages 6–9. Magic Tree House welcomes Hurricane Heroes in Texas (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5247-1315-7) and Late Lunch with Llamas (July 7, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64840-6) by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by AG Ford, ages 6–9. DC Super Hero Girls are back in Fierce Competition! by Erica David (Mar. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984894-56-4), ages 6–9. And Minecraft Chapter Book #5 by Nick Eliopulos (July 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-984850-65-2) is a new Stepping Stone Book, ages 6–9.

Unicorn Academy enrolls Ariana and Whisper (May 12, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-17948-2) and Rosa and Crystal (May 12, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-17945-1) by Julie Sykes, illus. by Lucy Truman, ages 6–9. Hilo is back in All the Pieces Fit by Judd Winick (Feb. 4, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64406-4), ages 7–10. The Magnificent Makers launches with How to Test a Friendship (May 19, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12298-3) and Brain Trouble (May 19, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12301-0) by Theanne Griffith, illus. by Reggie Brown, ages 7–10. Llamas and the Andes: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House: Late Lunch with Llamas by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, illus. by Isidre Mones (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984893-23-9), is a new Magic Tree House Fact Tracker, ages 7–10. 5 Worlds issues The Amber Anthem by Mark Siegel (May 1, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12055-2; $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12056-9), ages 8–12. Joining Awesome Dog 5000 is Awesome Dog 5000 vs. Mayor Bossypants by Justin Dean (Mar. 3, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64485-9), ages 8–12. And Jennifer L. Holm’s Babymouse: Tales from the Locker picks up Curtain Call (July 14, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11936-5), ages 8–12.

Doctor Who returns in The Maze of Doom by David Solomons (Oct. 15, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984896-01-8), ages 8–12. History Smashers by Kate Messner releases The Mayflower (July 7, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12031-6) and Women’s Right to Vote (July 7, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12034-7), ages 8–12. Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket by Chris Grabenstein (May 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64774-4) joins Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, ages 8–12. Real Pigeons continues with Real Pigeons Eat Danger by Andrew McDonald, illus. by Ben Wood (May 5, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11946-4), ages 8–12. Scooby-Doo stars in Scoob! Junior Novelization by David Lewman (Apr. 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-17854-6), ages 8–12. SpongeBob Movie Digest Novel by David Lewman is a tie-in to the upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants film, It’s a Wonderful Sponge, ages 8–12. Dream-Works Trolls World Tour tie-ins by Lewman are Deluxe Junior Novelization (Mar. 24, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12290-7) and Junior Novelization (Mar. 24, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12291-4), ages 8–12. And Wonder Woman Adventures greets Diana and the Island of No Return by Aisha Saeed (May 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17447-0), ages 8–12.


Bonaparte Plays Ball by Margery Cuyler, illus. by Will Terry (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984830-47-0). A skeleton and his teammates compete in the Weird Series—a monster version of the World Series. Ages 3–7.

The Times Machine! Learn Multiplication and Division... Like, Yesterday! by Danica McKellar, illus. by Josée Masse (June 30, $19.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-101-93402-9), offers math tips. Ages 7–10.

The Conjurers #1: Rise of the Shadow by Brian Anderson (July 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49865-3) launches a series about siblings who tumble into a secret world where magic is real. Ages 8–12.

The Elephant’s Girl by Celesta Rimington (May 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12122-1). This adventure stars a girl who has a mysterious connection with the elephant that saved her life. Ages 8–12.

Living Ted #1: Night of the Living Ted by Barry Hutchison, illus. by Lee Cosgrove (May 19, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17428-9) kicks off a series about two kids battling an army of evil teddy bears. Ages 8–12.

Once Upon a Space-Time! by Jeffrey Brown (June 2, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53435-1) debuts a space-themed graphic novel series. Ages 8–12.


Spaceman: The True Story of a Young Boy’s Journey to Becoming an Astronaut by Mike Massimino (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12086-6) is an adaptation of this astronaut’s adult memoir of the same title. Ages 9–12.

Finn and the Intergalactic Lunchbox by Michael Buckley (Apr. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64687-7) launches a series featuring aliens, robots, and a group of kids who are determined to save the world. Ages 10–18.

Kiki’s Delivery Service by Eiko Kadono (July 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-984896-66-7). This new translation relays the story of a young witch and her clever cat that inspired the film of the same title. Ages 10–18.

Turtle Boy by M. Evan Wolkenstein (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12157-3) explores friendship, grief, and taking chances, as well the importance of values and virtues. Ages 10–18.

Again Again by E. Lockhart (June 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-74479-9). A teen tries to regain a sense of normalcy in her life in the aftermath of a family crisis and a broken heart. Ages 12–18.

Deathless #1: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (May 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-69-7) opens a West African-inspired feminist fantasy series. Ages 12–18.

Influence by Sara Shepard and Lilia Buckingham (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12153-5) is a mystery by Pretty Little Liars author Shepard and actress and social media personality Buckingham. Ages 12–18.

Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi (June 23, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7122-5) reimagines the story behind Agent 355, a New York City society girl and spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Ages 12–18.

Say Yes Summer by Lindsey Roth Culli (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55231-1). A girl’s decision to give in to the universe and say yes to everything brings her friendship, new experiences, and—maybe—love. Ages 12–18.

Shielded by KayLynn Flanders (July 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11853-5) presents a fantasy about a kingdom ravaged by war and the princess who might be able to save it if she reveals a deadly secret. Ages 12–18.

The Side Door by Julie Buxbaum (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-984893-62-8). This novel explores issues of privilege, wealth, and status via a college admissions bribery scandal. Ages 12–18.

The Twin by Natasha Preston (Mar. 3, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-12496-3). Ivy learns that her twin sister is trying to take over her life—and may be responsible for their mother’s death. Ages 12–18.

All the Pretty Things by Emily Arsenault (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984897-05-3). When a boy dies under suspicious circumstances, one girl might be the key to solving the mystery of his death. Ages 14–18.

Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64562-7). A teen’s past has been an enigma—until she returns to her mother’s hometown, where history has a tendency to repeat itself. Ages 14–18.

Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984896-36-0). A girl seeks to find the real killer in a closed murder case—but not everyone wants her meddling in the past. Ages 14–18.

The Lucky Ones by Liz Lawson (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11849-8). After her twin brother is killed in a school shooting, May wonders if she can pull herself together. Ages 14–18.

When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1591-5). Two girls’ friendship implodes in this novel that involves two concurrent timelines and explores self-forgiveness. Ages 14–18.


Amelia Fang returns in Amelia Fang and the Memory Thief (Mar. 31, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17247-6) and Amelia Fang and the Rainbow Rangers (Mar. 31, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17249-0) by Laura Ellen Anderson, ages 7–10. And Ash Princess concludes with Ember Queen by Laura Sebastian (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6714-3), ages 12–18.


All Around Arendelle by Elle Stephens (July 28, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4084-4). Fold-out pages showcase Arendelle Castle from Disney Frozen and Frozen 2. Ages 3–7.


New Little Golden Books are Disney Princess: I Am Mulan by Courtney Carbone, illus. by Alan Batson (Feb. 4, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4044-8); and Disney/Pixar Onward (Feb. 4, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3929-9), ages 2–5. Disney/Pixar Onward tie-ins are Onward: The Hardcover Storybook (Feb. 4, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4096-7), ages 3–7; and Onward: Deluxe Junior Novelization by Suzanne Francis (Feb. 4, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4050-9), ages 7–10. The World Is Yours by Megan Roth joins Disney Princess (July 7, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4080-6), ages 3–7. Disney Frozen issues Roth’s You’re Worth Melting For (July 7, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4081-3), ages 3–7. Step into Reading adds Disney Frozen (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7364-4082-0), Disney Princess: Mulan by Mary Tillworth (Feb. 4, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7364-4053-0), and Disney/Pixar Onward Deluxe #2 (Feb. 4, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7364-3949-7), ages 4–6; Disney/Pixar Onward Deluxe #1 (Feb. 4, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7364-4051-6), ages 5–7; and Disney/Pixar Soul (May 19, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7364-4099-8), ages 6–8. And other Disney/Pixar Soul tie-ins are Soul: The Deluxe Junior Novelization (May 19, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4072-1) and Soul: The Junior Novelization (May 19, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7364-4073-8), ages 8–12.


All Aboard the Moonlight Train by Kristyn Crow, illus. by Annie Won (Mar. 31, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64543-6), takes a dreamlike journey through a magical world filled with colorful animals. Ages 3–7.

Cool Cuts by Mechal Renee Roe (Feb. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-984895-57-8) showcases African-American boys and their hairstyles. Ages 3–7.

Jasper & Ollie Build a Fort by Alex Willan (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64524-5). This odd-couple tale celebrates the various ways in which friends can be different. Ages 3–7.

Library Books Are Not for Eating by Todd Tarpley, illus. by Tom Booth (June 23, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7168-3), presents a story about books—and eating them. Ages 3–7.

The One And Only Dylan St. Claire by Kamen Edwards, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984893-46-8), introduces a school superstar who lives out-loud. Ages 3–7.


Welcome, Baby by Dubravka Kolanovic kicks off with Bedtime, Baby (May 5, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17403-6) and Peek-a-Boo, Me and You (May 5, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17404-3), ages up to 3. And Roxy Marj’s Baby Astrology gains Dear Little Cancer, (Apr. 28, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-984895-37-0), Dear Little Gemini (Apr. 28, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-984895-35-6), Dear Little Leo (Apr. 28, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-984895-39-4), and Dear Little Virgo (Apr. 28, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-984895-41-7), ages up to 3.


How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow (May 12, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-101-93478-4) is a novel about love and loss and learning how to continue when one feels surrounded by darkness. Ages 14–18.

Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus (May 5, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5247-1471-0) is a thriller by the author of One of Us Is Lying. Ages 14–18.


Richard Scarry’s Busytown Seek and Find by Richard Scarry (July 14, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17745-7) features Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Goldbug, and other Busytown residents. Ages up to 3.


Little Golden Books adds Let’s Go Apple Picking! by Lori Haskins Houran, illus. by Nila Aye (May 12, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12325-6); My Little Golden Book About Bugs by Bonnie Bader, illus. by Emma Jayne (May 12, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12388-1); My Little Golden Book About Weather by Dennis R. Shealy, illus. by Xindi Yan (May 12, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12323-2); Scooby-Doo: Scoob! (Apr. 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17869-0); Spring 2020 Star Wars (Apr. 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4046-2); The Star Trek ABC Book, illus. by Ethen Beavers (July 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12187-0); Summer 2020 Star Wars by Ashley Eckstein (July 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4076-9); Corn & Peg: Time to Be Kind! by Annie Cooke, illus. by Benjamin Burch (July 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12394-2); and DreamWorks Trolls World Tour by David Lewman (Mar. 3, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12239-6), ages 2–5; and Lewman’s Minions 2 (May 19, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17303-9); and SpongeBob SquarePants: It’s a Wonderful Sponge by Lewman, illus. by Heather Martinez (Mar. 31, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12752-0), ages 3–7.



Disney/Pixar Soul (May 19, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4074-5) is a new Little Golden Book, ages 3–7.


How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa by Jean Reagan, illus. by Lee Wildish (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0193-2). This follow-up to How to Babysit a Grandma and How to Babysit a Grandpa celebrates reading with family. Ages 4–8.

Our Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Us by Lauren Castillo (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6671-9) tells a story about finding friends and sticking together through thick and thin. Ages 5–9.

Doodleville by Chad Sell (June 9, $20.99, ISBN 978-1-984894-70-0; $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984894-71-7). In this series debut, artists band together when one of their creations becomes a monster. Ages 8–12.

The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane by Kate O’Shaughnessy (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-984893-83-3). On the road to Nashville, a girl looking for her father finds courage, brains, heart, and friendship. Ages 8–12.

Noisemakers: 25 Women Who Raised Their Voices & Changed the World—A Graphic Collection from Kazoo by Kazoo magazine (Feb. 4, $25.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58017-1; $17.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-525-58018-8) spotlights extraordinary women through the eyes of 25 comic artists. Ages 8–12.

Things Seen from Above by Shelley Pearsall (Feb. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1739-1). When a lonely sixth grader volunteers to help out during fourth-grade recess, she meets a boy with an unusual artistic skill. Ages 8–12.

The Overthrow: Bloom by Kenneth Oppel (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7300-7). In this trilogy launch, toxic plants take over and form pods that swallow animals and people. Ages 10–18.

Girl Crushed by Katie Heaney (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-984897-34-3) offers a queer romance about falling in love and never quite falling out of it, despite heartbreak and unexpected new crushes. Ages 12–18.

Girl in Three Parts by Suzanne Daniel (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984851-07-9). A girl whose family is split by tragedy stars in this story of sisterhood, solidarity, and finding your place in a changing world. Ages 12–18.

The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant (June 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7285-7). A teenage thief finds herself head-to-head with leaders of Paris’s criminal underground in the wake of the French Revolution. Ages 14–18.


Raffi Songs to Read issues Shake My Sillies Out by Raffi, illus. by Maple Lam (June 2, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-12223-5), ages up to 3. Zombie Problems continues with The Zombie Stone by K.G. Campbell (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93159-2), ages 8–12. Aurora Cycle moves on with Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2092-6), ages 12–18. And joining Elizabeth Lim’s The Blood of Stars is Unravel the Dusk (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64702-7), ages 12–18.


The List of Things That Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93809-6). After her parents’ divorce, Bea’s family changes, but their love for each other does not. Ages 8–12.

Random/Make Me a World

Child of the Universe by Ray Jayawardhana, illus. by Raúl Colón (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1754-4). This astrophysicist offers a meditation on the preciousness of one child and the vastness of the universe. Ages 3–7.

How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion by Ashima Shiraishi, illus. by Yao Xiao (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7327-4). A skilled young rock climber relays her story of strength and perseverance—in rock climbing and in life. Ages 4–8.

Random/Random House Graphic

Bug Boys by Laura Knetzger (Feb. 11, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-984896-76-6) opens a series in which two bug friends learn about the natural world and the meaning of friendship. Ages 7–10.

Aster and the Accidental Magic by Thom Pico, illus. by Karensac (Mar. 3, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12417-8; $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-11884-9), is a fantasy about a girl, her dog, and magic gone wrong. Ages 8–12.

Kerry and the Knight of the Forest by Andi Watson (July 7, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12523-6; $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984893-29-1). Kerry journeys home to save his sick parents in this fantasy adventure about fear, loss, and finding your own way. Ages 8–12.

Stepping Stones by Lucy Knisley (May 5, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12524-3; $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-984896-84-1). Jen copes with moving to the country, getting new stepsisters, and figuring out where she fits in. Ages 8–12.

Witchlight by Jessi Zabarsky (Apr. 14, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12418-5; $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-11999-0). Secrets, friendship, and magic merge in this novel starring a young witch. Ages 12–18.

Random/Rodale Kids

I Love Daddy Every Day by Isabel Otter, illus. by Alicia Mas (Mar. 24, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-593-12305-8). This holiday series debut emphasizes the importance of appreciating Father’s Day year-round. Ages 3–7.

Llamaste and Friends: Being Kind Through Yoga by Pat-a-Cake, illus. by Annabel Tempest (Feb. 25, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-17923-9), presents simple yoga poses and encourages empathy. Ages up to 3.


Mindfulness Moments for Kids releases Bunny Breaths by Kira Willey, illus. by Anni Betts (Feb. 25, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-11985-3), ages up to 3.

Random/Schwartz & Wade

Hey, Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles by Andrea Pippins (Feb. 4, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-984849-51-9). Doodles portray a baby’s daily activities. Ages up to 3.

Who Will You Be? by Andrea Pippins (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984849-48-9) shows how family and community help shape the people children become. Ages 2–5.

The Bug Girl: A True Story by Sophia Spencer and Margaret McNamara, illus. by Kerascoët (Feb. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64593-1). Spencer, who was bullied as a child for loving bugs until hundreds of women scientists rallied around her, tells her story in this book celebrating women in science, bugs, and staying true to oneself. Ages 4–8.

Nana Fatou Goes to School by Tricia Elam Walker, illus. by April Harrison (June 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58113-0). A girl brings her West African grandmother, with traditional tribal facial markings, to school. Ages 4–8.

Vote for Our Future! by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Micah Player (Feb. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984892-80-5). In this tale about voting and elections, students learn to find—and use—their voices to effect change. Ages 4–8.

Harry Versus the First 100 Days of School by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Pete Oswald (June 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64471-2), replays the first 100 days in a first grader’s classroom. Ages 5–8.

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh by Candace Fleming (Feb. 11, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64654-9). Fleming’s biography explores the dark side of this aviator. Ages 12–15.

Rebel Girls


New Rebel Girls Chapter Books are Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest, illus. by Eugenia Mello (Feb. 25, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-73332-921-7); and Junko Tabei Masters the Mountains, illus. by Montse Galbany (Feb. 25, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-73332-920-0), ages 6–9.

Red Chair/One Elm

Second Dad Summer by Benjamin Klas, illus. by Fian Arroyo (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-947159-24-2). A boy struggles with his emotions when his parents divorce and his father moves in with his boyfriend. Ages 7–11.

Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters by Suzanne Kamata, illus. by Tracy Nishimura Bishop (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-947159-36-5). After living in Atlanta for three years, a Japanese boy returns to his homeland to discover that his old friends are suspicious of his new foreign ways. Ages 9–14.

Red Deer

Just a Kid by Rie Charles (Feb. 1, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-88995-582-0) centers on a girl who is determined to make a difference and save the neighborhood park from being sold to developers. Ages 8–12.

Larkin on the Shore by Jean Mills (Feb. 1, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-88995-577-6). Healing from past trauma, a girl finds a way to expose an arsonist while keeping her life from coming off the rails again. Ages 12–18.

Last Words by Leanne Baugh (Feb. 1, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-88995-576-9). In the aftermath of a teen’s suicide, Claire searches for meaning and new passion in life. Ages 14–18 off the rails again. Ages 12–18.

Last Words by Leanne Baugh (Feb. 1, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-88995-576-9). In the aftermath of a teen’s suicide, Claire searches for meaning and new passion in life. Ages 14–18.


It’s Okay by Shiow-Miin Tsay (May 22, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6822-4). As they draw together, a boy and his mother turn his mistakes into pictures—but what happens when she makes a mistake? Ages 1–4.

Abracadabra by Shanshan Li, illus. by Sifan Yang (Apr. 30, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6844-6). A spider trying to dazzle his caterpillar friend with his web-filled magic tricks contends with the caterpillar’s own trick. Ages 3–7.

Ant in a Book by Yimei Wang, illus. by Cao Cao (May 22, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6932-0). An ant who gets flattened between the pages of a book becomes a character in a story that keeps changing. Ages 3–7.

Elephant That Ate the Night by Bing Bai, illus. by Qinqyue Li (May 8, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6850-7). An elephant helps baby forest animals overcome their fear of the dark. Ages 3–7.

Happy Little Sun by Zhilu Zhang, illus. by Ming En (Apr. 30, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6847-7). Has boastful Little Sun met his match when Shade challenges him to a game of hide-and-seek? Ages 3–7.

The Legend of Coqui by Georgina Lázaro, illus. by Bruno Robert (Apr. 30, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6802-6). The Coqui, tiny frogs in Puerto Rico, join in a race of forest animals. Ages 3–7.

Let’s Swap for a Day by Shu-Ti Liao (May 15, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6819-4). When a girl and her dog trade places for the day, the canine ends up at school. Ages 3–7.

The Little Box by Judy Goldman, illus. by Cecilia Varela (May 15, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6800-2). On her first day of school, a girl receives a box from her father with instructions to open it when she really needs it. Ages 3–7.

Little Bunny’s Balloon by Wook Jin Jung (May 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6864-4). After a bunny chases a balloon on his birthday, he discovers friends and a big surprise. Ages 3–7.

A Lovely Journey by Chen Yingfan (May 8, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6821-7) A girl in search of knowledge about what makes good friends finds something even better. Ages 3–7.

My Big Family by Yanitzia Canetti, illus. by Micha Archer (Apr. 30, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6790-6). Will Alex’s house be able to hold all of his family when his grandmother, aunt, and cousins come to visit? Ages 3–7.

Sweet Laba Congee by Qiusheng Zhang, illus. by Chengliang Zhu (May 22, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6934-4). Yan’er helps her grandmother prepare the Laba congee, a Chinese dish celebrating home and family. Ages 3–7.

Six Short Sons by Beiying Shen, illus. by Shifang Zhu (May 22, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6849-1). One of six sons proves to be the most creative after they all go out into the world to make a living. Ages 3–8.

The Three Monks by Shaobai Li, illus. by Juxiang Tao (May 8, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6804-0), relays a traditional Chinese tale about a trio of constantly fighting monks. Ages 3–8.

Big Mouth of Frog by Muren Hu, illus. by Lei Zhao (May 22, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6845-3). When someone makes fun of Frog’s large mouth, he has it made smaller in this story about learning to love yourself. Ages 4–8.

Bahar, the Lucky by Rashin Kheiriyeh (Apr. 30, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6907-8). This Iranian author-illustrator shares a traditional Persian tale about an accidental fortune teller. Ages 9–11.

Rice by Hongcheng Yu (Apr. 30, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6936-8) spotlights the life of a hard-working rice farmer in China and the importance of this crop to the Chinese people. Ages 9–11.

Ambush by Hongcheng Yu (May 8, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6938-2). In this true story, after the fall of the Qin Empire, the Chu and Han Kingdoms and their illustrious warlords battle for control of China. Ages 9–12.

The Wall of Willows by Luther Tsai and Nury Vittachi (May 15, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6925-2). Two time-traveling adventurers attempt to save a prince from a death order erroneously issued by his father. Ages 9–12.

Woodpecker Girl by Ching-Yen Liu and l-Tsun Chiang, illus. by Heidi Huang (May 22, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6954-2). A girl living with cerebral palsy feels trapped in her body and unable to communicate until her teacher straps a paintbrush to her head and she begins to paint her thoughts and feelings. Ages 9–12.


Max and Friends star in A Trip to the Farm by Kyle Lukoff, illus. by Luciano Lozano (May 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6863-7), ages 9–11. The Powwow Mysteries picks up The Powwow Dog (May 22, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6869-9) and The Powwow Treasure (May 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6870-5). by Joseph Bruchac, illus. by Dale DeForest, ages 9–11. Magic Mirror continues with The Tomb of Time by Luther Tsai and Nury Vittachi (Apr. 30, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4788-6924-5), ages 9–12.


Witch’s Cat Wanted: Apply Within by Joy H. Davidson, illus. by Nikki Slade Robinson (July 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912904-86-0). A lonely witch interviews various feline applicants to be her special kitty companion. Ages 3–6.


Creature Features by Margot Channing, illus. by Mark Bergin, continues with A Cow Goes Moo! (May 5, $6.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-912904-99-0), A Fish Goes Splash! (May 5, $6.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-913337-01-8), A Lion Goes Roar! (May 5, $6.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-913337-00-1) and An Owl Goes Hoot! (May 5, $6.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-912904-98-3), ages up to 3.


Draw, Paint, & Stick by illus. by Isobel Lundie, illus. by Carolyn Scrace (Mar. 3, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-912904-85-3). introduces kids to a variety of techniques and materials that they can use to complete a range of imaginative projects. Ages 5–12.

Roman Myths: Volume One (Mar. 3, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-912904-78-5) and Roman Myths: Volume Two (Mar. 3, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-912904-83-9) by Fiona MacDonald are illustrated anthologies. Ages 7–9.


Booktacular issues Bow! Wow! Meow! (Apr. 7, $9.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-912904-97-6) and Hoppity! Cheep! Quack! (Feb. 4, $9.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-912904-96-9) by John Townsend, illus. by Amanda Enright, ages up to 3.

San Diego Zoo Global Press

A Letter from Tashi: A Snow Leopard Tale by Carrie Hasler, illus. by Jan Smith (Mar. 20, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943198-10-8). High in the Himalayas, Tashi the snow leopard cub sets out with her mother to help deliver the local mail. Ages 4–8.

A Wish for Pangolin by Carrie Hasler, illus. by Christina Wald (May 15, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943198-11-5). Preeya the pangolin and her pup Chatri discover that their home in the rain forest of Thailand has become too dangerous, and they must find a new, safer place deep in the forest. Ages 4–8.

Saving Moka: The True Tale of a Rescued Tiger Cub by Georgeanne Irvine (July 17, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-943198-12-2) tells the true story of Moka the tiger cub, his rescue from wildlife traffickers, and the people—and tiger friend—who helped save him. Ages 6–10.

Sasquatch/Little Bigfoot

Gidget the Surfing Dog: Catching Waves with a Small but Mighty Pug by Elizabeth Rusch (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-271-6) relays the true story of a world-champion surfer canine. Ages 7–10.

The Spirit of Springer: The Real-Life Rescue of an Orphaned Orca by Amanda Abler, illus. by Levi Hastings (Mar. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-212-9), spotlights the 2002 rescue of an orphaned orca calf in Puget Sound. Ages 7–10.



I See the Sun in ... gains I See the Sun in Botswana by Dedie King, illus. by Judith Inglese (Apr. 27, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-935874-37-9), ages 5–8.


America’s Flag Story by Karen Robbins, illus. by J. James (Mar. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5921-7) tells the story of the American flag from the colonial past to modern day. Ages 5–8.

King of Boredom by Ilaria Guarducci (Apr. 28, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5974-3). A boy who is very used to being bored locks himself in his bedroom and proclaims himself the Supreme King of Boredom. Ages 5–8.

Escape Game: The Last Dragon (Feb. 28, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7643-5895-1) and Escape Game: The Mad Hacker (Feb. 28, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7643-5896-8) by Rémi Prieur and Mélanie Vives, illus. by El Gunto, outlines challenges for readers to solve, simulating a visit to an escape room. Ages 8–12.

Marvin by Marvin Hamlisch and Gerald Gardner, adapted and illus. by Ian David Marsden (Feb. 28, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7643-5904-0), is a graphic novel version of the biography of this composer and musician, The Way I Was. Ages 8–12.

Wicked Creatures of Cape Cod and the Islands by Elizabeth Kleekamp White and Eli White (Apr. 28, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7643-5912-5) provides comical explanations about imaginary monsters that allegedly inhabit coastal Massachusetts, along with puzzles and activities. Ages 8–12.


Doodle the Science Poodle by Jeffery Turner launches with My New Friends: Early Concepts: Colors (Mar. 28, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-7643-5914-9) and My New Haircut: Early Concepts: Shapes (Mar. 28, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-7643-5916-3), ages up to 6. Let’s Fix Up by Robert Pizzo begins with Let’s Fix Up the House (Apr. 28, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-7643-5913-2) and Let’s Fix Up the Yard (Apr. 28, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-7643-5915-6), ages up to 6. And Gizmo Girl makes her debut in Geraldine and the Most Spectacular Science Project by Sol Regwan, illus. by Denise Muzzio (Feb. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5898-2), ages 5–8.


Grumpycorn by Sarah McIntyre (July 21, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61799-3). When Unicorn’s friends try to help him write the most fabulous story in the world, he turns into Grumpycorn. Ages 3–5.

Bury Me by K.R. Alexander (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-33879-9). Kimberly and her friends try to get rid of a menacing doll that keeps reappearing with two words written on its clothes: “Bury Me.” Ages 8–12.

Daring Dogs: 30 True Tales of Heroic Hounds by Kimberlie Hamilton (June 2, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-61803-7) offers profiles of amazing dogs throughout history. Ages 8–12.

Half Past Peculiar #1: Finders Creepers by Derek Fridolfs, illus. by Dustin Nguyen (July 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25446-4), launches an illustrated fantasy series featuring twins and their menagerie of pets. Ages 8–12.

Scare Me by K.R. Alexander (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-33881-2). A spooky old manor comes to life during a haunted house contest in Happy Hills. Ages 8–12.

Swimming with Dolphins by Jessie Paddock (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-53812-0). After moving to Florida, wheelchair-bound KT worries about fitting in and dreams of swimming with a dolphin. Ages 8–12.

True Hauntings: Deadly Disasters by Dinah Williams (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35584-0) explores the stories and alleged hauntings of some of the worst catastrophes in history. Ages 8–12.

War Stories by Gordon Korman (July 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29020-2). When Trevor and his great-grandfather visit the village the man helped liberate in WWII, Trevor finds there’s more to the story than he knew. Ages 8–12.

Way to Rio Luna by Zoraida Córdova (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23954-6). Danny finds a mysterious book containing a map to the enchanted land where he believes his runaway older sister awaits him. Ages 8–12.

Shuri: A Black Panther Novel by Nic Stone (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58547-6) debuts a series featuring Shuri, the teenage princess and martial artist from the Marvel Universe’s Black Panther comics and film. Ages 9–12.

Kent State by Deborah Wiles (Apr. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35628-1). Told in multiple voices, this novel recounts the Ohio National Guard’s 1970 fatal shooting of four college students during a Vietnam War protest. Ages 12–18.


Clifford returns in Big Blue Whale by Meredith Rusu, illus. by Norman Bridwell (June 2, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61405-3); The Big Island Race (Feb. 4, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54194-6) and The Story of Clifford (Jan. 6, paperback, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-57713-6) by Rusu, illus. by Jennifer Oxley; and Where’s Clifford? by Kara Sparks, illus. by Bridwell (July 7, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61406-0), ages 3–5. New Acorn Books are Bumble and Bee: Let’s Play Make Bee-Lieve (Apr. 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-50525-2) by Ross Burach; and Frog and Dog: Frog Meets Dog (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54039-0) and Goat in a Boat (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54042-0) by Janee Trasler; Norm Feuti’s Hello, Hedgehog! Who Needs a Checkup? (Feb. 4, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-28144-6); and Princess Truly: I Can Build It! by Kelly Greenawalt, illus. by Amariah Rauscher (Mar. 3, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-34009-9), ages 4–6; and Mister Shivers: Shadow in the Woods and Other Scary Stories by Max Brallier, illus. by Letizia Rubegni (July 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61541-8); Moby Shinobi and Toby Too! Take a Hike! by Luke Flowers (June 2, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54754-2); and Poppleton in Fall by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Mark Teague (July 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56673-4), ages 5–7.

What If You Had...? offers What If You Could Sniff Like a Shark? by Sandra Markle, illus. by Howard McWilliam (June 2, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35607-6), ages 4–8. And Lego Wizarding World of Harry Potter gains All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! by Cala Spinner, illus. by Paul Lee (Feb. 4, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-57911-6), ages 5–7.

Joining Branches Books are Layla and the Bots: Happy Paws by Vicky Fang, illus. by Christine Nishiyama (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-58289-5); and Unicorn Diaries: Bo and the Dragon Pup (Mar. 3, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-32338-2) and Bo the Brave (July 21, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-32342-9) by Rebecca Elliott, ages 5–7; Last Firehawk: Silver Swamp by Katrina Charman, illus. by Judit Tondora (June 2, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56531-7), ages 6–8; Diary of a Pug: Paws for a Cause (July 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-53009-4) by Kyla May Horsfall, ages 6–9; and Binder of Doom: Hydrant-Hydra (July 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-31476-2) and The Speedah-Cheetah (Feb. 4, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-31472-4) by Troy Cummings; and Once Upon a Fairy Tale: The Missing Dwarf by Anna Staniszewski, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Apr. 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-34978-8), ages 7–9.

The Dodo media tie-ins are Reader #1: Little but Fierce by Joan Emerson (Feb. 4, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-57619-1), ages 6–8; and 50 Odd Couples by Gabe Polt (Feb. 4, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-57620-7), ages 7–10. Tie-ins to Kitty Cones include Anything Is Paws-ible: The Official A-Meow-Zing Kitty Cones Pawbook! by Meredith Rusu (Apr. 7, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-60633-1), ages 7–10. Hotdog! by Anh Do, illus. by Dan McGuiness, debuts with Hotdog! (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-58720-3) and Party Time! (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-58721-0), ages 7–10. Hungry Shark Chapter Books by Ace Landers swims on with The Eye of the Tiger Shark (Mar. 3, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56872-1), ages 7–10. Kleptocorns introduces Surviving the Sparkle! An Official Guide to All That Glitters by Daphne Pendergrass (Feb. 4, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-60632-4), ages 7–10. And She-Ra picks up Flower of Truth by Tracey West, illus. by Hedvig Haggman-Sund (Apr. 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-60351-4), ages 7–10; and Legend of the Fire Princess by Gigi D.G., illus. by Paulina Ganucheau et al. (Feb. 4, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-53895-3), ages 9–12.

Alyssa Milano’s Hope by Alyssa Milano and Debbie Rigaud, illus. by Eric S. Keyes, adds Project Animal Rescue (Apr. 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32941-4), ages 8–12. Dragged from Under by Joseph Monninger makes a splash with The Bull Shark (July 21, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-58766-1), ages 8–12. The Dragon Prince greets Callum’s Spellbook by Tracey West (Mar. 3, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-62059-7), ages 8–12; and Book One: Moon by Aaron Ehasz (May 5, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-60356-9), ages 10–18. Goosebumps Slappyworld by R.L. Stine gains Diary of a Dummy (Mar. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35573-4) and They Call Me the Night Howler (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35575-8), ages 8–12. Rescue Dogs welcomes Dusty by Jane B. Mason and Sarah Hines-Stephens (June 2, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-36206-0) and Ember by Mason (Jan. 6, paperback, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-36202-2), ages 8–12. Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jarrett J. Krosoczka and Amy Ignatow, illus. by Krosoczka, offers Star Wars: Jedi Academy #9 (Apr. 21, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-59751-6), ages 8–12. And Upside-Down Magic #7 (July 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-22155-8) joins Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins, ages 8–12.

Riverdale rolls out Death of a Cheerleader by Micol Ostow (May 5, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61407-7), ages 12–17. Five Nights at Freddy’s clocks in with 1:35AM by Scott Cawthon et al. (May 5, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-57603-0); Fetch by Cawthon, Carly Anne West, and Waggener (Mar. 3, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-57602-3); and Fazbear Frights #4 by Cawthon et al. (July 7, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-57605-4), ages 12–18. RWBY by E.C. Myers releases Before the Dawn (July 21, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-30575-3), ages 12–18. Hero of Numbani by Nicky Drayden (May 5, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-57597-2) is the first Overwatch title, based on the video game, ages 12–18. Scooby-Doo! A Daphne and Velma Novel by Josephine Ruby issues Buried Secrets (July 7, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-59273-3) and Vanishing Girl (Mar. 3, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-59272-6), ages 12–up. Archie Horror adds Interview with a Vixen by Rebecca Barrow (July 7, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56913-1) and The Werewolf in Riverdale by Caleb Roehrig (Apr. 7, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56912-4), ages 14–18. And joining Chilling Adventures of Sabrina by Sarah Rees Brennan is Path of Night (May 5, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-32617-8), ages 14–18.

Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Captain Underpants, Dragon Masters, Peppa Pig, Pokémon, and Puppy Place.

Scholastic Focus

Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain by Tod Olson (Apr. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20736-1), recounts the story of Charlie Houston and his team of mountaineers, who fulfilled their dream of carving a path to the summit of K2, the second-highest peak in the world. Ages 8–12.

Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights by Lawrence Goldstone (Jan. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32348-1) chronicles the post-Reconstruction era struggle for and suppression of African-American suffrage. Ages 12–up.

To Fly Among the Stars: The Hidden Story of the Fight for Women Astronauts by Rebecca Siegel (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29015-8) examines the birth of America’s space program and the men and women aviators who set its course. Ages 8–12.

We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Deborah Hopkinson (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25572-0) illuminates true stories of Jewish children who fled Nazi Germany. Ages 8–12.

Scholastic Paperbacks

Undrowned by K.R. Alexander (Feb. 4, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54052-9). Samantha pushes her ex-friend Rachel into the lake and is certain she drowned—until Rachel appears at school as if nothing happened. Ages 8–12.


Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey picks up Bad Guys in the Dawn of the Underlord (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-32948-3), ages 7–10. Cutiecorns by Shannon Penney, illus. by Addy Rivera Sonda, debuts with Heart of Gold (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54036-9) and Purrfect Pranksters (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54038-3), ages 7–10. Diary of an Ice Princess by Christina Soontornvat adds Big Freeze (Mar. 3, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35401-0) and Slush Puppy Love (June 2, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-60749-9), ages 7–10. Frightville by Mike Ford introduces Curse of the Wish Eater (Apr. 21, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-36011-0), Don’t Let the Doll In (Apr. 21, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-36009-7), and Beware of the Ghost (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-36013-4), ages 7–10. Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels by Geronimo Stilton, illus. by Tom Angleberger, takes off with Sewer Rat Stink (May 5, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58730-2), ages 7–10. And Geronimo Stilton Journey Through Time by Geronimo Stilton turns out Time Warp (Feb. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58742-5), ages 7–10.

Jewel Kingdom by Jahnna N. Malcolm presents Diamond Princess Saves the Day (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56573-7), Emerald Princess Plays a Trick (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56571-3), The Ruby Princess Runs Away (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56567-6), and Sapphire Princess Meets a Monster (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56569-0), ages 7–10. Lucky Bunnies by Catherine Coe, illus. by Chie Boyd, welcomes Diamond’s Dream (June 2, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61099-4), Petal’s Party (Jan. 6, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58913-9), and Sky’s Surprise (Jan. 6, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58911-5), ages 7–10. Thea Stilton and the Treasure Seekers by Thea Stilton offers Compass of the Stars (Apr. 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58740-1), ages 7–10. And The Plot to Kill Hitler by Andy Marino unfolds with Conspiracy (Apr. 21, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35902-2), Escape (June 2, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35906-0), and The Execution (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35904-6), ages 8–12.

Scholastic Press

I Love My Tutu Too! by Ross Burach (Mar. 3, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-338-50427-9). In this counting book, animals join in the fun of dancing in their tutus. Ages 2–4.

Bunny Business by Lori Richmond (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-92590-7). In this follow-up to Bunny’s Staycation, Bunny takes matters into his own hands when a day at Mama’s office proves boring. Ages 3–5.

Three Little Kittens by Barbara McClintock (Apr. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-12587-0) presents this classic favorite in comic-book style. Ages 3–5.

Almond by Allen Say (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30037-6). When the new girl at school exhibits impressive talent as a violinist, Almond wonders what her own unique gift might be. Ages 4–8.

Chicken Little: The Real and Totally True Tale by Sam Wedelich (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35901-5). Did Chicken mean to send the barnyard into a tailspin about the sky falling? Ages 4–8.

Do Not Ever Be a Babysitter! by Michaela Muntean, illus. by Pascal Lemaître (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28390-7). Clueless Uncle Pig asks readers for tips when he babysits his nieces and nephews. Ages 4–8.

Joey: A Baby Koala and His Mother by Nic Bishop (July 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-20640-2) features photos of a rare interaction between a koala and her little one. Ages 4–8.

One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey by Henry Cole (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35997-8). This wordless tale reveals how a special bag is reused by three gnerations of a family. Ages 4–8.

Rita and Ralph’s Rotten Day by Carmen Agra Deedy, illus. by Pete Oswald (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21638-7). Two best friends discover that it’s difficult to say, “I’m sorry.” Ages 4–8.

Can You See Me? by Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-60891-5) offers a glimpse into the world of a girl who tries to hide her autism from her new classmates. Ages 8–12.

Connect the Dots by Keith Calabrese (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35403-4). A chain of “coincidences” that happen to sixth graders Oliver and Frankie are so serendipitous that it must be destiny at work. Ages 8–12.

The Day I Was Erased by Lisa Thompson (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58956-6). Maxwell wishes he had never been born—and then his wish comes true. Ages 8–12.

Ghost Hunter’s Daughter by Dan Poblocki (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83004-1). After Claire’s ghost hunter dad disappears, a strange classmate helps her rescue him from a legendary ghost. Ages 8–12.

Ghost Squad by Claribel Ortega (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28012-8). Lucely and her best friend, Syd, cast a spell that accidentally awakens malicious spirits. Ages 8–12.

The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58083-9). Discovered in a bear cave as a baby, Yanka dreams of finding out who she really is. Ages 8–12.

A Guard Dog Named Honey by Denise Gosliner Orenstein (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-34846-0). Bean tries to sell her friend’s dog to get bail money for her brother, but loyalty to her pal and the dog intervenes. Ages 8–12.

Keep It Together, Keiko Carter by Debbi Michiko Florence (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-60752-9). Seventh-grader Keiko is caught in the middle when her two best friends have a falling out. Ages 8–12.

King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-12933-5). While dealing with the unexpected death of his older brother, Kingston learns that there is no right way to be yourself. Ages 8–12.

Lila and Hadley by Kody Keplinger (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30609-5). When Hadley meets Lila, an abandoned dog, she learns that letting go of her anger might let her save Lila—and herself. Ages 8–12.

Mañanaland by Pam Muñoz Ryan (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15786-4). Will Max’s discovery of a family secret involving a network of people who guide refugees to safety lead him to his absent mother? Ages 8–12.

Not Your All-American Girl by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-03776-0) is a multicultural story about what it means to be all-American. Ages 8–12.

Rick by Alex Gino (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04810-0). When he joins his school’s Rainbow Spectrum club, Rick explores his own identity apart from his jerk of a best friend. Ages 8–12.

Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25581-2) is a story inspired by the history of a deaf community on the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard in the early 19th century. Ages 8–12.

The Haunting by Lindsey Duga (Feb. 4, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-50651-8). A dark family secret prompts a ghost to wreak havoc. Ages 9–12.

True to Your Selfie by Megan McCafferty (Feb. 4, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29699-0). When her image-conscious friend becomes too demanding, will Ella choose being popular or staying true to herself? Ages 10–13.

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (May 19, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-338-63517-1) revisits the world of Panem 64 years before the events of The Hunger Games. Ages 12–18.

Rotten by Michael Northrop (June 2, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-545-49588-2). A troubled teen and a rescued Rottweiler learn to trust each other. Ages 12–18.

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-50326-5). Liz competes against the new girl in school for the prom queen scholarship Liz desperately needs for college. Ages 12–18.

Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Katherine Webber (Jan. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-57877-5). Reiko navigates grief, family pressure, and her first romance during a summer in the California desert. Ages 12–up.

Light in Hidden Places by Sharon Cameron (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35593-2) relays the story of a brave Polish teenager who hid 13 Jews in her attic during WWII. Ages 13–17.


Macca the Alpaca takes center stage in Macca the Alpaca by Matt Cosgrove (Mar. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-60282-1), ages 3–5. Pig the Pug is back in Pig the Tourist by Aaron Blabey (Feb. 4, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-59339-6), ages 3–5. Dolphin Island by Catherine Hapka debuts with Daring Rescue (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-29018-9) and Lost in the Storm (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-29019-6), ages 7–8. Pepper Party by Jay Cooper welcomes The Pepper Party Double Dare Disguise (Feb. 4, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-29708-9), ages 7–10. Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel José Older rolls out Thunder Run (June 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26887-4), ages 8–12. And Elements of Genius by Jess Keating, illus. by Lissy Marlin, greets Nikki Tesla and the Traitors of the Lost Spark (July 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-61476-3) and Nikki Tesla and the Fellowship of the Bling (Feb. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29525-2), ages 8–12.

Rise of the Dragons by Jessica Khoury takes flight with Lost Lands (Mar. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26362-6), ages 8–12. Wings of Fire: Legends by Tui T. Sutherland issues Dragonslayer (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21460-4), ages 8–12. Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond by Sayantani DasGupta continues with Chaos Curse (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35589-5), ages 9–12. Whatever After (special ed.) picks up Abby in Oz by Sarah Mlynowski (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-74669-4), ages 9–12. Traitor’s Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen presents Warrior’s Curse (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04545-1), ages 13–17. And Shadowshaper Legacy (Jan. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-95300-9) closes out The Shadowshaper Cypher by Daniel José Older, ages 14–up.

Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Ranger in Time and Puppy Place.

Scholastic/Blue Sky


David Books by David Shannon adopts Roy Digs Dirt (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25101-2), ages 3–5.


Be Curious by Joy Cho, illus. by Angie Stalker (Apr. 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35634-2) follows one happy cat as she goes on a sensory adventure full of animal friends, joy, and curiosity. Ages up to 3.

Sleepy Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Joyce Wan (Jan. 6, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33871-3). Readers join in a game of peek-a-boo with farm animal friends. Ages up to 3.

Wonderful Me: I Believe in Me by Lorie Ann Grover (Jan. 6, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28624-3) celebrates self-esteem and self-reliance. Ages up to 3.

Bedtime for Cranky Crab by Cristina Ergunay, illus. by Heather Sketcheroos (May 5, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35796-7). Wide-awake Cranky Crab encounters other sea creatures that are snuggling down as night falls. Ages 2–4.

Mama Loves Her Little Llama by Sandra Magsamen (Apr. 7, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-62917-0). A llama goes in search of his mother in this call-and-response book. Ages 2–4.

You Are a Gift to Me! by Sandra Magsamen (Feb. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-338-58943-6) reminds little ones how loved they are. Ages 2–4.

My Daddy and Me by Linda Ashman, illus. by Jane Massey (Mar. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-338-35976-3), is an ode to the love between father and child. Ages 3–5.

Pumpkin Magic by Ed Masessa, illus. by Nate Wragg (July 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-56332-0). With a little moonlight magic, pumpkins come to life and set off on a Halloween adventure. Ages 3–5.

Slide & Surprise in the Ocean by Natalie Marshall (Feb. 4, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-36004-2). Readers look for animals who are hiding in the ocean. Ages 3–5.


Scholastic Early Learners welcomes Baby Animals (Apr. 7, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-64570-5), D Is for Duck (Feb. 4, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-64574-3), The Dino’s Busy Book (May 5, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-64568-2), The Farm Tails (Feb. 4, $8.99 board, ISBN 978-1-338-64566-8), Shake Look Touch (Feb. 4, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-64564-4), Sing with Me ABC (May 5, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-64576-7), and Squeak-a-Boo (Apr. 7, $8.99 board, ISBN 978-1-338-64579-8), ages up to 3. Made with Love by Sandra Magsamen offers I Love You, Little Monster! (July 7, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35979-4), ages 2–4. And The Littlest by Brandi Dougherty greets The Littlest Easter Bunny (Jan. 6, paperback, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32912-4), ages 3-5.

Scholastic/Chicken House

Asha and the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-57105-9). A mythical bird and a tiger that Asha believes are her ancestors’ spirits guide the girl across the Himalayas to find her missing father. Ages 8–12.

The Midnight Hour by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-56909-4). When they start receiving strange letters, Emily’s parents set off to investigate—and then they disappear. Ages 8–12.

Secret Deep by Lindsay Galvin (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-56739-7). Aster wakes up alone, stranded on a tropical island, with no idea why she is there or where to find her younger sister. Ages 8–12.

The Loop by Benjamin Oliver (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58930-6) launches a series set in The Loop, a futuristic death row for young teens. Ages 14–up.


Armadillo and Hare: Tales from the Forest by Jeremy Strong, illus. by Rebecca Bagley (Feb. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-54059-8), spotlights the unlikely friendship between very different housemates. Ages 7–10.

Furious Thing by Jenny Downham (Jan. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-54065-9) centers on a girl who burns with anger for reasons she can’t understand, and the risk that comes with making noise. Ages 12–up.


The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Biography of Bruce Lee by Jim Di Bartolo (Feb. 4, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-13411-7) details the childhood and life of this kung fu master and global star in comic form. Ages 8–12.

Donut the Destroyer by Sarah Graley and Stef Purenins (June 2, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-54192-2). Donut is determined to become a hero, despite her last name, Destroyer. Ages 8–12.

Nat Enough by Maria Scrivan (Apr. 7, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-53819-9). On the first day of middle school, Natalie tries to get her best friend back, and focus on the natural talents that make her unique. Ages 8–12.

The Trespassers by Breena Bard (May 5, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-26421-0). When Gabby befriends a snarky girl during her family’s summer vacation at the lake, she gets tangled in a local mystery. Ages 8–12.


Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix adds Karen’s Roller Skates by Ann M. Martin, illus. by Katy Farina (July 7, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-35614-4), ages 7–10. Bird & Squirrel are back in Bird & Squirrel All or Nothing by James Burks (Apr. 21, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-25207-1), ages 7–10. I Survived Graphic Novels by Lauren Tarshis, illus. by Haus Studio, kicks off with I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (June 2, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-12094-3) and I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (Feb. 4, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-12091-2), ages 8–12. Catwad by Jim Benton continues with Me, Three! (Apr. 7, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61628-6), ages 9–12. And Heartstopper by Alice Oseman debuts with Heartstopper (May 5, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-61743-6), ages 12–18.


Grumpy Pirate by Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig, illus. by Ashlyn Anstee (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-22297-5). The wise Pirate Queen tries to convince cranky pirate Gus to change his ways. Ages 3–5.

I Really Want the Cake by Simon Philip, illus. by Lucia Gaggiotti (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-58941-2), chronicles the trials of a girl who tries to resist her greatest temptation: cake. Ages 3–5.

Little Bit Brave by Nicola Kinnear (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-56327-6). On his first adventure, a bunny discovers how brave he is. Ages 3–7.

Be You! by Peter H. Reynolds (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-57231-5) offers a reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special. Ages 4–8.

Eat Your Rocks, Croc! Dr. Glider’s Advice for Troubled Animals by Jess Keating, illus. by Pete Oswald (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23988-1). Dr. Sugar Glider travels around the world to help animals (and, on occasion, plants) with their problems. Ages 4–8.

What Could That Be? by Reza Dalvand (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-53019-3) presents a guessing game that’s meant to inspire imagination. Ages 4–8.


Lie to Me by Kaitlin Ward (Jan. 6, paper $11.99, ISBN 978-1-338-53810-6). Everyone insists that Amelia’s near-death fall was an accident, but she remembers being pushed. Ages 12–up.

The Night of Your Life by Lydia Sharp (Mar. 3, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-31727-5). J.J. finds himself in a time loop where he relives the worst prom ever—over and over again. Ages 13–17.


Where We Go from Here by Lucas Rocha (June 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-55624-7). The lives of three gay friends in Brazil become intertwined in the face of HIV. Ages 14–18.

Science, Naturally

This Is How I Grow by Dia L. Michels, illus. by Wesley Davies (Mar. 7, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-938492-10-5), explores what it means to be a mammal through eight lifecycle stories told by animals across the globe. Ages 7–10.

Second Story

I Am Violet by Tania Duprey Stehlik, illus. by Vanja Vuleta Jovanovic (Apr. 14, $10.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-77260-131-2). Violet’s mother is red, her father is blue, and she is a mix of both. Ages up to 2.

I Want to Be...: A Gutsy Girls’ ABC by Farida Zaman (Apr. 14, $10.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-77260-130-5) introduces some of the exciting, and often unusual, jobs that women do. Ages up to 2.

Nibi Is Water by Joanne Robertson (Apr. 14, $10.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-77260-132-9) presents a first conversation about the importance of Nibi, which means water in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe). Ages up to 2.

The Train by Jodie Callaghan, illus. by Georgia Lesley (Mar. 24, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-129-9). Ashley’s great-uncle explains how he was sent to residential school and forbidden to speak his native Mi’gmaq. Ages 6–8.

My Name Is Konisola by Alisa Siegel (Mar. 17, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-77260-119-0). Konisola and her mother step off a plane in North America, uncertain if they will be allowed to stay as refugees. Ages 9–12.


A Mighty Muskrats Mystery by Michael Hutchinson unveils The Case of the Missing Auntie (Mar. 17, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-77260-117-6), ages 9–12.

Shambhala/Bala Kids

The Barefoot King: A Story About Feeling Frustrated by Andrew Jordan Nance, illus. by Olivia Holden (May 19, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61180-748-6). To prevent stubbing his toe, a king covers his kingdom in leather. Ages 4–8.

Krit Dreams of Dragon Fruit: A Story of Leaving and Finding Home by Emily France and Natalie Becher, illus. by Samantha Woo (Mar. 24, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61180-775-2). With the help of a Zen riddle, a boy from Thailand learns how to make his new city—Chicago—feel like home. Ages 4–8.

The Life of the Buddha by Heather Sanche, illus. by Tara Di Gesu (Apr. 28, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61180-629-8), offers a biography of the Buddha. Ages 4–8.

Simon & Schuster

Hundred Feet Tall by Benjamin Scheuer, illus. by Jemima Williams (Feb. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3219-2), reveals that with the right care and support, even the smallest seeds can grow to 100 feet tall. Ages 4–8.

I Love My Fangs! by Kelly Leigh Miller (July 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5210-7). Young Dracula worries when his beloved fang gets wobbly and then falls out. Ages 4–8.

Jules vs. the Ocean by Jessie Sima (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4168-2). A girl is determined to impress her older sister by building elaborate sandcastles, even if that means standing up to the ocean. Ages 4–8.

Rescuing Mrs. Birdley by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Emma Reynolds (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2704-4). A young animal expert knows just what to do when she spots her teacher in the wild. Ages 4–8.

Blue Skies by Anne Bustard (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4606-9). Even though Glory Bea understands that her father died a hero at Omaha Beach, she prepares for a miracle—his return home. Ages 8–12.

The Dream Weaver by Reina Luz Alegre (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6231-1). Zoey navigates the tricky waters of friendship while looking for a way to save her grandfather’s struggling business. Ages 8–12.

Forever Glimmer Creek by Stacy Hackney (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4484-3). Rosie’s film-making skills may be the answer to uncovering the miracles of her town and bringing her father home. Ages 8–12.

The Girl and the Witch’s Garden by Erin Bowman (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6158-1). Piper is determined to infiltrate the enchanted garden of her grandmother, who is rumored to be a witch. Ages 8–12.

Song Only I Can Hear by Barry Jonsberg (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4252-8). The text messages Rob receives from an unknown number present challenges designed to push him out of his comfort zone. Ages 8–12.

The Turnover by Mike Lupica (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2158-5). A young basketball player confronts the truth about his hero and grapples with right and wrong on and off the court. Ages 8–12.

The Wonder of Wildflowers by Anna Staniszewski (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4278-8). Mira must balance the loyalty she feels toward her family and the desire to be accepted by her new classmates. Ages 8–12.

The Last Tree Town by Beth Turley (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2064-9). Cassi finds distraction from the big questions on her mind when she joins the Math Olympics at school. Ages 9–12.

Impossible First (young readers ed.) by Colin O’Brady (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6198-7) is an adaptation of O’Brady’s chronicle of his record-setting solo crossing of Antarctica. Ages 10–up.

The Sullivan Sisters by Kathryn Ormsbee (May 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2053-3). Three sisters band together to solve a mystery when they receive word of an inheritance they knew nothing about. Ages 12–up.

What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4577-2) explores what happens when online friends turn into IRL crushes. Ages 12–up.

We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian (Mar. 31, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3990-0). A toxic coach shakes up his field hockey team’s beloved initiation ceremony in this suspenseful tale that unspools over 24 hours through six diverse perspectives. Ages 14–up.


Big City Adventures takes off with Poppy Takes Paris: A Little Girl’s Adventures in the City of Light by Allison Pataki and Marya Myers, illus. by Kristi Valiant (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2506-4), ages 4–8. Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist is back in the lab in Recipe for Disaster by Jim Benton (July 21, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1340-5), ages 6–10. Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (Mar. 24, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4375-4) joins Funjungle by Stuart Gibbs, ages 8–12. Hoops by Elena Delle Donne releases Swish (Mar. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4128-6), ages 8–12. The Kicks return in Homecoming by Alex Morgan (Apr. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2806-5), ages 8–12. The Meena Zee Books by Karla Manternach, illus. by Mina Price, gain Never Fear, Meena’s Here! (Mar. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2820-1), ages 8–12. Really Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1437-2) is a new Pumpkin Falls Mystery, ages 10–14. And techno-thriller series Liars by Jack Heath debuts with The Truth App (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4986-2), ages 12–up.


I Don’t Like Rain! by Sarah Dillard (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0678-0). Rabbit discovers the delights of a rainy day. Ages 4–8.

Supertato by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9037-5). A spud fulfills his destiny as a supermarket superhero. Ages 4–8.

Vinny Gets a Job by Terry Brodner (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1356-6). When an overly literal pup tries his paw at several different jobs, mishaps ensue. Ages 4–8.

American as Paneer Pie by Supriya Kelkar (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3938-2). An Indian-American girl copes with prejudice in her small town and discovers the power of her own voice. Ages 8–12.

City Spies by James Ponti (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1491-4) kicks off a series featuring five kids from around the world who become spies. Ages 8–12.

Seekers of the Wild Realm by Alexandra Ott (June 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3858-3) debuts a duology about a boy and a girl who become reluctant allies when caring for a baby dragon. Ages 8–12.

Things You Can’t Say by Jenn Bishop (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4097-5) is a novel starring a boy who is determined to uncover the truth behind some of his biggest fears. Ages 8–12.

Lola Benko, Treasure Hunter by Beth McMullen (July 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5669-3). In this series launch, Lola searches for her archaeologist father, who disappeared while studying a mythical stone. Ages 9–13.

Saltwater Secrets by Cindy Callaghan (Apr. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1744-1). This year, vacation at the beach for half-sisters Josie and Stella is very different than summers past. Ages 9–13.


Rosie and Rasmus presents Where the Dragons Live by Serena Geddes (July 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9876-0), ages 4–8. Quix continues with Little Goddess Girls: Artemis & the Awesome Animals by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams, illus. by Yuyi Chen (May 19, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-3114-0); Fort Builders Inc.: Birthday Castle by Dee Romito, illus. by Marta Kissi (May 19, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5238-1); Mack Rhino, Private Eye: The Candy Caper Case by Paul DuBois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender, illus. by Karl West (May 19, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-4115-6); and The Adventures of Allie and Amy: Rockin’ Rockets by Stephanie Calmenson and Joanna Cole, illus. by James Burks (May 19, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5253-4), ages 5–8. And The Great Mouse Detective by Cathy Hapka, illus. by David Mottram, greets Basil and the Library Ghost (May 26, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-1865-3), ages 6–9.

Mermaid Tales by Debbie Dadey, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan, welcomes The Winter Princess (June 16, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4814-8717-7), ages 6–9. Mindy Kim stars in Mindy Kim and the Birthday Puppy by Lyla Lee, illus. by Dung Ho Hanh (May 12, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-4013-5), ages 6–9. Pix picks up Snail Finds a Home by Mary Peterson (Mar. 24, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3185-0), ages 6–9. Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor by Megan Frazer Blakemore, illus. by Nadja Sarell, adds Frankie Sparks and the Lucky Charm (Feb. 18, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-3052-5), ages 7–10. And Junior Monster Scouts by Joe McGee, illus. by Ethan Long, issues It’s Raining Bats and Frogs! (Apr. 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-3682-4), ages 7–10.

Order of the Majestic by Matt Myklusch explores The Lost Kingdom (May 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2490-6), ages 8–12. Revenge of Magic by James Riley introduces The Future King (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2575-0), ages 8–12. Thunder Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams offers Skade and the Enchanted Snow (Mar. 10, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4814-9648-3), ages 8–12. Titans by Kate O’Hearn gains The Missing (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1707-6), ages 8–12. New to Unwanteds Quests by Lisa McMann is Dragon Fire (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1604-8), ages 8–12. And Mix serves up The Popularity Code by Stephanie Faris (Apr. 28, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-4519-2), ages 9–13.


I Will Dance by Nancy Bo Flood, illus. by Julianna Swaney (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3061-7). A girl born with cerebral palsy pursues her dream of becoming a dancer. Ages 4–8.

I’m Gonna Push Through! by Jasmyn Wright, illus. by Shannon Wright (Feb. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3965-8), celebrates resilience in the face of adversity. Ages 4–8.

My Best Friend by Julie Fogliano, illus. by Jillian Tamaki (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2722-8), relays a tale of first friendship. Ages 4–8.

The Only Woman in the Photo: Frances Perkins & Her New Deal for America by Kathleen Krull, illus. by Alexandra Bye (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9151-8), profiles the first woman to serve in a presidential cabinet, who helped mastermind FDR’s New Deal. Ages 4–8.

Rot, the Bravest in the World! by Ben Clanton (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6764-3). A mutant potato faces a scary new challenge and discovers what makes him feel brave. Ages 4–8.

Simon at the Art Museum by Christina Soontornvat, illus. by Christine Davenier (June 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3752-4), portrays a boy’s first visit to a museum. Ages 4–8.

When You Need Wings by Lita Judge (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3755-5) presents a story about the power of imagination. Ages 4–8.

You Matter by Christian Robinson (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2169-1) explores the world from different points of view. Ages 4–8.

Wherever I Go by Mary Wagley Copp, illus. by Munir D. Mohammed (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1919-3), introduces a spirited girl living in a refugee camp. Ages 6–9.

Field Guide to Getting Lost by Joy McCullough (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3849-1). A girl with a passion for science and a boy who dreams of writing fantasy must get along when their parents start dating. Ages 8–up.

Wildlives: 50 Extraordinary Animals That Made History by Ben Lerwill, illus. by Sarah Walsh (Feb. 4, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5484-2), spotlights animals who displayed bravery and aided in key discoveries. Ages 8–up.

Beetle & the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne (July 21, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4153-8). A young goblin tries to save her best friend from the haunted mall. Ages 8–12.

The Great Pet Heist by Emily Ecton, illus. by David Mottram (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5536-8). A ragtag group of pets will do whatever it takes to avoid being sent to the pound. Ages 8–12.

Rival Magic by Deva Fagan (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3905-4). Antonia, a wizard’s apprentice, discovers that the best magic is that which is unique to you. Ages 8–12.

We Could Be Heroes by Margaret Finnegan (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4525-3). Hank’s new friend Maisie recruits him to save the dog next door, who is being treated poorly. Ages 8–12.

Grasping Mysteries: Girls Who Loved Math by Jeannine Atkins (July 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6068-3). This biographical novel-in-verse spotlights seven groundbreaking women in math and science. Ages 10–up.

It’s Girls Like You, Mickey by Patti Kim (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4345-7). Mickey navigates the pitfalls, heartbreaks, and triumphs of seventh grade. Ages 10–up.

With a Star in My Hand: Rubén Darío, Poetry Hero by Margarita Engle (Feb. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2493-7) profiles this Nicaraguan poet and folk hero who initiated the modernismo literary movement. Ages 12–up.

The Degenerates by J. Albert Mann (Mar. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1935-3). This novel centers on four early 20th-century teens who are locked up in the Massachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded, an institution for the poor, the disabled, and other marginalized women. Ages 14–up.


The Crankypants Tea Party by Barbara Bottner, illus. by Ale Barba (June 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5900-6). What happens when stuffed animals start bickering at their tea party? Ages 4–7.

Beyond Me by Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu (June 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3789-9). This novel-in-verse views the aftershocks of Japan’s 2011 earthquake and tsunami through the eyes of a girl. Ages 8–12.

How to Build a Story... Or, the Big What If by Frances O’Roark Dowell, illus. by Stacy Ebert (July 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3842-2). This guide to storytelling condenses the writing process into straightforward, doable steps. Ages 10–up.

The Great Upending by Beth Kephart (Mar. 31, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9156-3). When a troubled author moves to their farm, two kids with troubles of their own hatch a scheme to swipe her book’s ending. Ages 11–14.

Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From by Jennifer de Leon, illus. by Elena Garnu (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3824-8). First-generation American Latinx Liliana is done trying to fit in at her nearly all-white school. Ages 14–up.

S&S/Beach Lane

Bonnie & Ben Rhyme Again by Mem Fox, illus. by Judy Horacek (Feb. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5352-4). While taking a walk, siblings are inspired to recite their favorite nursery rhymes to the world around them. Ages up to 8.

Here Comes Ocean by Meg Fleming, illus. by Paola Zakimi (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2883-6), depicts the wonder of a day at the beach. Ages up to 8.

Hurry Up! A Book About Slowing Down by Kate Dopirak, illus. by Christopher Silas Neal (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2497-5). A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together. Ages up to 8.

An Ordinary Day by Elana K. Arnold, illus. by Elizabet Vukovic (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7262-3). In this story about the life cycle, one family welcomes a new baby and another says goodbye to a pet. Ages up to 8.

Thank You, Garden by Liz Garton Scanlon, illus. by Simone Shin (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0350-4), celebrates the plants—and people—that grow and thrive in a community garden. Ages 3–7.

Being Frog by April Pulley Sayre (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2881-2) takes a photographic look at the lives of frogs. Ages 3–8.

Equality’s Call by Deborah Diesen, illus. by Magdalena Mora (Feb. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3958-0), presents the history of voting rights in the United States—from our nation’s founding to the present day. Ages 3–8.

Green on Green by Dianne White, illus. by Felicita Sala (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6278-5). A child takes a colorful journey through the seasons and celebrates the birth of a new sibling. Ages 4–8.

Oil by Jonah Winter, illus. by Jeanette Winter (Mar. 31, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3077-8), relays the story of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its devastating effects. Ages 4–8.


Bear’s Feelings by Kimberly Gee adds Glad, Glad Bear! (Feb. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5269-5), ages up to 8.

S&S/Little Simon

Happy Rainbow by Hannah Eliot, illus. by Susie Hammer (May 5, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-3203-1), introduces the colors of the rainbow. Ages 1–5.

One Black Cat by Robie Rogge, illus. by August Ro (July 21, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6404-9), is a 3D, cat-shaped Halloween board book. Ages 1–5.

Pride 1 2 3 by Michael Joosten, illus. by Wednesday Holmes (May 5, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6499-5). This counting book celebrates a Pride Parade. Ages 1–5.

All Kinds of Kindness by Judy Carey Nevin, illus. by Susie Hammer (June 30, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-3206-2) reveals how kindness makes our world a better place. Ages 2–4.

In a Spooky Haunted House: A Pop-Up Adventure by Joel Stern, illus. by Christopher Lee (July 21, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6036-2), visits a haunted house on Halloween night. Ages 3–5.

Twinkle Thinks Pink! by Katharine Holabird, illus. by Sarah Warburton (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2917-8), features a feisty fairy who is obsessed with the color pink. Ages 3–7.

In My Heart by MacKenzie Porter, illus. by Jenny Løvlie (Mar. 10, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-5433-0). A working mother reassures her child that even when they’re apart, they’re always in each other’s hearts. All ages.

Go, Grandma, Go! (Mar. 10, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-5222-0) and Go, Grandpa, Go! (Mar. 10, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-5224-4) by Lynn Plourde, illus. by Sophie Beer, capture the special relationship between grandparents and grandkids. Ages up to 4.

Peek-a-Boo Little Dinosaur by Yu-Hsuan Huang (May 5, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-5179-7). A dinosaur makes a new friend. Ages up to 4.


On-the-Go Books by Salina Yoon gains Busy Little Bee (June 9, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-5994-6) and Busy Little Fishy (July 7, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-5995-3), ages up to 4. Twinkle, Twinkle by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Zoe Waring, picks up Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Shark (May 5, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6010-2), Twinkle, Twinkle, Mermaid Blue (June 2, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6011-9), and Twinkle, Twinkle, Robot Beep (Apr. 28, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6009-6), ages up to 5. The Wheels on The... revs up with The Wheels on the Dump Truck by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Alison Brown (Mar. 3, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-4248-1), ages 1–5. And Bots by Russ Bolts, illus. by Jay Cooper, adds Adventures of the Super Zeroes (Apr. 28, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6092-8) and Lost Camera (July 7, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6095-9), ages 5–9.

Craftily Ever After by Martha Maker, illus. by Xindi Yan, welcomes Best Buds Forever (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6354-7), ages 5–9. Data Set by Ada Hopper, illus. by Graham Ross, offers Down the Brain Drain (June 30, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-1129-6), ages 5–9. Henry Heckelbeck stars in Henry Heckelbeck and the Haunted Hideout by Wanda Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris (July 21, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6116-1), ages 5–9. Itty Bitty Princess Kitty by Melody Mews, illus. by Ellen Stubbings, debuts with Newest Princess (Feb. 4, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5493-4), Puppy Prince (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6357-8), and The Royal Ball (Feb. 4, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5496-5), ages 5–9. And Mia Mayhem Gets X-Ray Specs (Apr. 21, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6100-0) and Mia Mayhem Steals the Show! (June 23, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6723-1), join Mia Mayhem by Kara West, illus. by Leeza Hernandez, ages 5–9.

Also due, in various formats, are additions to the following long-running series: Adventures of Sophie Mouse, Captain Awesome, Desmond Cole, Ghost Patrol, Heidi Heckelbeck, and Kingdom of Wrenly.


Lift as You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illus. by R. Gregory Christie (June 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0623-0) spotlights this civil rights activist. Ages 4–8.

Prairie Days by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Micha Archer (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-4191-0). MacLachlan shares her childhood memories of days spent on the prairie. Ages 4–8.

The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6276-2). After her father remarries, Abi adjusts to her blended family and their new house—which just might be magical. Ages 8–12.

Into the Tall, Tall Grass by Loriel Ryon (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4967-1). In this debut novel, a girl journeys across her family’s land to save her grandmother’s life. Ages 10–up.

I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick (June 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4970-1). The lives of two teens become linked when one confesses to murder and the other is determined to uncover the real truth. Ages 14–up.

Last Hours: Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare (Mar. 3, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-3187-3) launches a trilogy set in the Shadowhunter world. Ages 14–up.


The Sophia Books by Jim Averbeck, illus. by Yasmeen Ismail, issues Love by Sophia (June 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7790-1), ages 4–8. At the Heels of History welcomes Bo-Bo’s Cave of Gold by Pam Berkman and Dorothy Hearst, illus. by Claire Powell (Apr. 28, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-3335-9), ages 6–9.And Fabien Cousteau Expeditions by Fabien Cousteau and James O. Fraioli, illus. by Joe St. Pierre, offers Journey Under the Arctic (Mar. 17, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2090-8), ages 8–12.


My Rainy Day Rocket Ship by Markette Sheppard, illus. by Charly Palmer (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6177-2). On a rainy day, a young astronaut builds the perfect rocket ship for an indoor space adventure. Ages 4–8.

S&S/Salaam Reads

Our Favorite Day of the Year by A.E. Ali, illus. by Rahele Jomepour Bell (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8563-0) follows a group of boys from different backgrounds throughout the school year as they become the best of friends. Ages 4–8.

S&S/Simon Pulse

10 Things I Hate About Pinky by Sandhya Menon (June 30, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1681-9). In this companion to When Dimple Met Rishi, Ashish’s friends Pinky and Samir pretend to date in order to achieve their individual goals—with disastrous results. Ages 12–up.

Harley in the Sky by Akemi Dawn Bowman (Mar. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3712-8). A multiracial teen risks everything to follow her dreams of becoming a trapeze artist by joining the circus. Ages 12–up.

Love & Olives by Jenna Evans Welch (July 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4883-4). Evie finds romance when she travels to Greece in an attempt to connect with her long-absent father. Ages 12–up.

Nancy Drew: The Curse by Micol Ostow (Mar. 31, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-7074-3) is a prequel based on the CW TV show Nancy Drew, about the teenage sleuth. Ages 12–up.

Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya Menon (Feb. 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1754-0). This series-starter set at an elite boarding school puts a contemporary spin on “Beauty and the Beast.” Ages 12–up.

Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon (June 16, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4024-1). The relationship between two rival overachievers completely transforms over the course of 24 hours. Ages 12–up.

Turtle Under Ice by Juleah del Rosario (Feb. 11, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4295-5). Rowena navigates questions of grief, identity, and guilt in the wake of her sister’s mysterious disappearance in this novel-in-verse. Ages 12–up.

Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2517-0). Rule-abiding Josie embraces her more rebellious side while falling for her neighbor—aka the town’s “bad boy.” Ages 14–up.

Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu (July 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3703-6). In this feminist tale, a princess is determined to save her sisters from a curse, even if it means allying herself with the witch who cast it. Ages 14–up.

Girl, Unframed by Deb Caletti (June 23, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2697-9). Sydney’s summer with her movie-star mother turns sinister in this thriller about the dangers of unwanted attention. Ages 14–up.

Keep My Heart in San Francisco by Amelia Diane Coombs (June 23, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5297-8). Sparks fly when two ex-best friends team up to save a family business. Ages 14–up.

My Summer of Love and Misfortune by Lindsay Wong (May 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4334-1). A Chinese-American teen experiences the decadent world of Beijing high society on a visit to family in China. Ages 14–up.

Together We Caught Fire by Eva V. Gibson (Feb. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5021-9). A forbidden attraction grows more complicated when Lane’s longtime crush suddenly becomes her step-brother. Ages 14–up.

When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey (Mar. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3287-1) follows four teens whose magic goes wildly awry on prom night—with serious consequences. Ages 14–up.


Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto continues with Heart of Flames (Feb. 11, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2465-4), ages 12–up. Joining System Divine by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell is Between Burning Worlds (Mar. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1066-4), ages 12–up. Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young picks up Girls with Razor Hearts (Mar. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2616-0), ages 14–up. And Sanctuary Novels by Caryn Lix wraps up with Salvation (July 21, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5643-3), ages 14–up.

S&S/Simon Spotlight


Angelina Ballerina pirouettes into Dancing Day (May 5, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6304-2), ages 2–5; Meet Angelina Ballerina! (May 5, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-4250-4), ages 3–7; and Angelina Ballerina Tries Again (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6445-2), ages 4–6, all by Katharine Holabird, illus. by Helen Craig. Crayola issues I’m Feeling School Bus Yellow! A Colorful Book About School by Tina Gallo, illus. by Clair Rossiter (June 30, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-6433-9), ages 2–5. Adventures of Zip by David Milgrim greets Come In, Zip! (May 12, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6563-3), ages 3–5. And new Ready-to-Reads are Bird Singing, Bird Winging by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Lucy Semple (June 16, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-4142-2) and Cat Has a Plan by Laura Gehl, illus. by Fred Blunt (June 30, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5410-1), ages 3–5; and Bunny Will Not Be Quiet! by Jason Tharp (May 26, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6637-1), ages 4–6.

Boss Baby TV adds Vacation Day! by Maggie Testa (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6785-9), ages 3–7; Operation Library! by Tina Gallo (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6420-9), ages 4–6; and So, You Want to Be a Boss? by Patty Michaels, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Apr. 21, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5775-1), ages 5–9. Max & Mo return in Max & Mo’s Science Fair Surprise by Patricia Lakin, illus. by Priscilla Lamont (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6322-6), ages 4–6. School of Fish by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mike Moran, swims on with Rocking the Tide (June 30, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5307-4), ages 4–6. Wonders of America gains Appalachian Trail by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by John Wallace (May 19, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6458-2), ages 4–6. And 7 Habits of Happy Kids by Sean Covey, illus. by Stacy Curtis, welcomes Lily and the Yucky Cookies: Habit 5 (May 26, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-4456-0) and Sophie and the Perfect Poem: Habit 6 (May 26, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-4459-1), ages 5–7.

Click Clack Book by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Betsy Lewin, offers Duck Stays in the Truck (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5414-9) and Pool Party! (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5417-0), ages 5–7. Game Day by David Sabino, illus. by Setor Fiadzigbey, rolls out Dive In (June 23, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6543-5) and Match Point (Apr. 21, Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5392-0; $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5391-3), ages 5–7. Hotel Transylvania: The Series adds Ready, Set, Scream! by Ximena Hastings (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6417-9), ages 5–7. If You Love continues with If You Love Robots, You Could Be... by May Nakamura, illus. by Natalie Kwee (May 12, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6522-0), ages 5–7. And Ready Jet Go! by Jordan D. Brown issues Every Day Is Earth Day (Mar. 3, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5722-5) andWater, Water Everywhere (May 26, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6552-7), ages 5–7.

Super Facts for Super Kids releases Sharks Can’t Smile! And Other Amazing Facts by Elizabeth Dennis (June 30, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6771-2) and Tigers Can’t Purr! And Other Amazing Facts by Thea Feldman (June 30, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6774-3), ages 5–7. You Should Meet introduces Kids Who Are Saving the Planet by Laurie Calkhoven, illus. by Monique Dong (Mar. 3, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5646-4) and Shirley Chisholm by Calkhoven, illus. by Kaitlyn Shea O’Connor (May 19, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6557-2), ages 6–8. Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon serves up Cupcakes and Wedding Bells (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6537-4), ages 8–12. Simon’s Donut Dreams dishes out Family Recipe (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6540-4), ages 8–12. Beware of the Giant Brain! (July 21, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4814-9139-6) and The Robot Who Knew Too Much (Apr. 28, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4814-9136-5) join Franken-Sci High by Mark Young, illus. by Mariano Epelbaum, ages 8–12. And Sprinkle Sundays by Coco Simon offers Sprinkle of Friendship (May 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6560-2) and Sugar, Spice, and Sprinkles (Feb. 4, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5719-5), ages 8–12.

Also due, in various formats, are additions to the following series: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, PJ Masks, and Peanuts.


Bike & Trike by Elizabeth Verdick, illus. by Brian Biggs (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1517-1). When shiny new Bike shows up, what does this mean for rusty old Trike? Ages 4–8.

Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood by Tony Hillery, illus. by Jessie Hartland (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0231-7), is the true story of a lush garden in N.Y.C. that grew out of an abandoned lot and now feeds a neighborhood. Ages 4–8.

In a Garden by Tim McCanna, illus. by Aimee Sicuro (Feb. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1797-7). Readers follow along from seed to sprout to bud to flower as a garden blooms. Ages 4–8.

The Perfectly Perfect Wish by Lisa Mantchev, illus. by Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0619-3). A girl has the chance to make just one wish in this story of selflessness and empathy. Ages 4–8.

The Sea Knows by Alice B. McGinty, illus. by Stephanie Laberis (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3822-4), presents a fact-filled ode to the ocean and its inhabitants. Ages 4–8.

The Secret Rhino Society by Jonathan E. Jacobs, illus. by Samantha Cotterill (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3000-6). This tale of an unusual group of friends explores expectations and prejudice. Ages 4–8.

Spacebot by Mike Twohy (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4436-2). It’s up to the family dog to determine if the visitor who arrives in the night from outer space is friend or foe. Ages 4–8.

Together We Grow by Susan Vaught, illus. by Kelly Murphy (May 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0586-8), celebrates inclusivity, acceptance, and the importance of rebuilding a community in the wake of disaster. Ages 4–8.

Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists by Martha Freeman, illus. by Katy Wu (Feb. 18, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2153-0), profiles female scientists who had one thing in common: they were born with an innate curiosity. Ages 7–12.

The Amelia Six by Kristin L. Gray (June 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1885-1). During a trip to Amelia Earhart’s childhood home, Earhart’s aviator goggles go missing and Millie must find them before the night is over. Ages 8–12.

Santiago’s Road Home by Alexandra Diaz (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4623-6). A boy gets detained by ICE while crossing the border from Mexico to the U.S. Ages 8–12.

Sara and the Search for Normal by Wesley King (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2113-4). In this prequel to OCDaniel, Sara seeks normalcy and finds something even better along the way. Ages 8–12.


My Little Animal Friend welcomes Little Kitten by Nicola Killen (July 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6696-8), ages 4–8. Baxter Family Children Story by Karen Kingsbury adds Finding Home (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1218-7), ages 8–12. Jeter Publishing issues Strike Zone by Derek Jeter (Apr. 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5499-6), ages 8–12. And Poppy Pendle by Natasha Lowe adds The Daring of Della Dupree (July 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4367-9), ages 8–12.

Sleeping Bear

Daddy Loves You! by Helen Foster James, illus. by Petra Brown (Mar. 15, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1059-5), celebrates the unique relationship a father has with his child. Ages up to 5.

Boats Will Float by Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum, illus. by Brett Curzon (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1041-0), takes a look at the many types of watercraft navigating our lakes, rivers, and oceans. Ages 4–8.

Fly, Firefly! by Shana Keller, illus. by Ramona Kaulitzki (Apr. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1033-5). In this tale inspired by an event witnessed by nature writer Rachel Carson, a firefly confuses bioluminescence in the ocean for other fireflies. Ages 4–8.

Memoirs of a Tortoise by Devin Scillian, illus. by Tim Bowers (May 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1019-9). An 80-years-young tortoise tries to find out why his human pet is gone forever. Ages 4–8.

Otis P. Oliver Protests by Keri Claiborne Boyle, illus. by Daniel Duncan (Apr. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1043-4). Otis rallies his friends and stages a protest against bath time. Ages 4–8.

Our World Is Whole by Gail Bush, illus. by Jennie Poh (May 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1027-4). A girl notices all the ways her relationships connect. Ages 4–8.

Travel Guide for Monsters by Lori Degman, illus. by Dave Szalay (Apr. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1037-3), offers a handbook for taking your monster along on a family vacation. Ages 4–8.

Where’d My Jo Go? by Jill Esbaum, illus. by Scott Brundage (Apr. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1044-1). This tale of separation and reunion centers on a trucker’s dog that is accidentally left behind at a rest stop. Ages 4–8.

You Are Mine, Porcupine by Helen L. Wilbur, illus. by Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Feb. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1003-8). A mother porcupine reminds her little one of all the wonderful characteristics that make him unique. Ages 4–8.

Mae the Mayfly by Denise Brennan-Nelson, illus. by Florence Weiser (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1051-9). With only one day to experience the world, a mayfly learns to appreciate the time she has. Ages 5–8.

The Voice That Won the Vote: How One Woman’s Words Made History by Elisa Boxer, illus. by Vivien Mildenberger (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1049-6), introduces the story of Febb Burn, a Tennessee woman whose letter to her son Harry helped give American women a voice. Ages 6–10.

Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery by Meeg Pincus, illus. by Yas Imamura (Mar. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1040-3), tells the true story of how millions of monarchs annually migrate to Mexico. Ages 6–10.


Our City Adventures picks up Lulu & Rocky in Nashville by Barbara Joosse, illus. by Renée Graef (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1065-6), ages 4–8.

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

Heaven’s BIG Secret: The Easter Story by Karen Lantree, illus. by Natalia Moore (Mar. 17, $9 paper, ISBN 978-0-281-07730-4) retells the Easter story from the point of view of two young angels. Ages 3–7.

All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Alexander, illus. by Jean Claude (May 19, $10 paper, ISBN 978-0-281-08122-6), illustrates the words of this hymn. Ages 4–8.

Extraordinary Women of the Bible by Michelle Sloan, illus. by Summer Macon (June 16, $15, ISBN 978-0-281-08123-3), introduces biblical women. Ages 5–10.

The Link-It-Up Bible by Bob Hartman (May 19, $15 paper, ISBN 978-0-281-08302-2) offers 60 Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, with doodles for kids to color. Ages 7–11.


Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed (Apr. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-989-0). On holiday in Paris, a teen learns the story of a 19th-century Muslim woman who crossed paths with famous artists. Ages 12–18.

Mike and Phil and All the World by Barry Lyga (July 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-931-9). After a break-up with his girlfriend, Mike embarks on a quest across multiple realities to repair their relationship. Ages 15–18.

Sounds True

The Breathing Book by Christopher Willard and Olivia Weisser (Apr. 14, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-68364-306-7) teaches mindful breathing. Ages 4–8.

Emily’s Idea by Christine Evans (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68364-416-3). A girl’s idea to create a paper chain of dolls spreads across the globe. Ages 4–8.

The Fish Who Found the Sea by Alan Watts, illus. by Khoa Le (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68364-289-3). Fish thinks he must catch his own tail to hold himself up—until the Great Sea sets him swimming straight. Ages 4–8.


And Then I Turned into a Mermaid by Laura Kirkpatrick (June 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-72821-420-7). In this series launch, Molly learns a family secret on her 13th birthday: she’s part mermaid. Ages 8–12.

Coop Knows the Scoop by Taryn Souders (July 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4926-4018-9). Coop and his friends try to uncover a mystery in their town and clear the name of Coop’s Gramps. Ages 8–12.

Emblem Island #1: Curse of the Night Witch by Alex Aster (June 2, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-9720-6) starts up a series about three friends living on an island where all are born knowing their fate. Ages 8–12.

Little Victories by Joyce Magnin (July 1, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4926-4675-4). When Bee is sent to live with her aunt and uncle, she becomes fascinated with boxing as a way to help cope with her mother’s breakdown. Ages 8–12.

When I Hit the Road by Nancy J. Cavanaugh (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4025-7). Samantha journals the mishaps that occur on a road trip with her grandmother. Ages 8–12.

The Wolf of Cape Fen by Juliana Brandt (Apr. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-961-6). Eliza must break a magical bargain before an enchanted wolf steals her sister away. Ages 8–12.


Black Hollow Lane by Julia Nobel offers The Secret of White Stone Gate (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6467-3), ages 8–12. And Fairy Tale Reform School by Jen Calonita concludes with Cursed (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8016-1), ages 10–14.

Sourcebooks Explore

I Heart Pluto by Chris Ferrie and Helen Maynard-Casely, illus. by Lizzy Doyle (Apr. 1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72820-524-3), celebrates our solar system’s first minor planet. Ages up to 3.

All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything by Annette Bay Pimentel, illus. by Nabi H. Ali (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8897-6), profiles Jennifer Keelan, who climbed without her wheelchair to the top of the Capitol building to convince Congress to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act. Ages 4–8.

Dinosaur Lady by Linda Skeers, illus. by Marta Álvarez Miguens (July 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-951-7), is a picture-book biography about Mary Anning, the scientist who discovered the first dinosaur bones. Ages 4–8.

A Dolphin’s Wish: How You Can Help Make a Difference and Save Our Oceans by Trevor McCurdie, illus. by Cinzia Battistel (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-522-9). Daddy Dolphin and his son teach the importance of reducing plastic waste and taking care of Mother Ocean. Ages 4–8.

How Big Is Baby Now? by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (Mar. 3, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9145-7) compares the size of a growing baby to everyday items. Ages 4–8.

The Secret Life of Boogers by Mariona Tolosa Sistere (June 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-955-5) presents the science behind mucus and how it keeps us healthy. Ages 4–8.

A Thousand No’s by DJ Corchin, illus. by Dan Dougherty (July 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-919-6). A girl perseveres when people initially say no to her great idea. Ages 4–8.

The Radium Girls (young readers’ ed.) by Kate Moore (July 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-034-6) tells of the early 20th-century factory workers who were exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium and their struggle for justice. Ages 8–12.


New Baby University titles include ABCs of Biochemistry (June 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9401-4), Baby Biochemist: DNA (May 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9404-5), Baby Biochemist: Enzymatics (June 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9402-1), Baby Biochemist: Proteins (May 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9403-8), and The Baby Biochemist: RNA (May 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9405-2), all by Cara Florance; Baby Medical School: Bacteria and Antibiotics (Apr. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9398-7) and Baby Medical School: Vaccines (Apr. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4926-9400-7) by Cara and Jon Florance; and Z Is for Zoom: A Scientific Alphabet of How Things Go, from Alternator to Zerk Fitting by Ashley Malec, illus. by Teresa Bellon (Apr. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72820-578-6), ages up to 3.

My First STEAM Words by Chris Ferrie, illus. by Lindsay Dale-Scott, issues My First 100 Art Words (Apr. 1, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-438-2), My First 100 Engineering Words (Apr. 1, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-437-5), My First 100 Mathematics Words (Apr. 1, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-439-9), My First 100 Science Words (Apr. 1, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-435-1), and My First 100 Technology Words (Apr. 1, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-436-8), ages up to 4. And Little Chef serves up A Recipe for How Much I Love You by Danielle Kartes, illus. by Dubravka Kolanovic (Apr. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-414-6), ages up to 3; and Dad and Me: Fun in the Kitchen (May 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-417-7), Grandma and Me in the Kitchen (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-415-3), Grandpa and Me Learn to Cook Together (May 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-418-4), and Mom and Me Cooking Together (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-416-0), all by Danielle Kartes, illus. by Annie Wilkinson, ages 4–6.

New Band Bios by Soledad Romero are Depeche Mode: The Unauthorized Biography, illus. by Fernando Lopez del Hierro (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-094-0; Metallica: The Unauthorized Biography, illus. by David Navas (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-088-9); and Queen: The Unauthorized Biography, illus. by Laura Castello (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-091-9), ages 4–8.

Everyday Science Academy by Chris Ferrie gains Let’s Fly a Plane! Launching into the Science of Flight with Aerospace Engineering (Apr. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8057-4), Let’s Get Moving! Speeding into the Science of Motion with Newtonian Physics (June 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8059-8), Let’s Make a Rainbow! Seeing the Science of Light Refraction with Optical Physics (June 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8060-4), and Let’s Ride a Wave! Diving into the Science of Light and Sound Waves with Physics (Apr. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8058-1), ages 4–8. And My Super Science Heroes kicks off with Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence by Karla Valenti with Micaela Crespo Quesada, illus. by Annalisa Beghelli (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-356-9), ages 4–8.

Sourcebooks Fire

Belle Révolte by Linsey Miller (Feb. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7922-6). Two young women trade lives and work together to end a war caused by magic and greed. Ages 14–17.

The Burning by Laura Bates (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-673-8). Anna flees her past to try and escape a rumor. Ages 14–18.

The Dark Tide by Alicia Jasinska (June 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-998-2). Lina makes a deal with the Witch Queen to save her crush. Ages 14–18.

Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kenneally (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8413-8) takes place on the same day over four consecutive years, tracing the on-again, off-again relationship of two classmates. Ages 14–18.

If We Were Us by K.L. Walther (June 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-026-1). Two best friends at boarding school are forced to confront truths about their friendship, identities, and relationships. Ages 14–18.

Little Creeping Things by Chelsea Ichaso (June 2, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-72821-052-0). Cassidy is implicated in the murder of her worst bully and has to find the killer before someone else dies. Ages 14–18.

The Perfect Escape by Suzanne Park (Apr. 7, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-72820-939-5). Sparks fly when two teens enter a weekend-long survivalist competition to try to win a huge cash prize. Ages 14–18.

The Truth About Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown (Apr. 7, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-72820-967-8). Sydney teams up with homecoming queen June to learn what happened the night Sydney’s father died. Ages 14–18.

What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6727-8). When Mike Parker’s girlfriend shows up with a bruise on her face, the entire school wants answers about what really happened. Ages 14–18.


Storm Crow soars along with The Crow Rider by Kalyn Josephson (July 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7296-8), ages 12–18. The Last 8 by Laura Pohl concludes with The First 7 (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7346-0), ages 14–17. A Hundred Names for Magic by Rin Chupeco launches with Wicked as You Wish by (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7266-1), ages 14–18.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Cannonball by Sacha Cotter, illus. by Josh Morgan (May 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-756-7). A boy seeks the secret to doing the perfect cannonball into the water with help from an expert and former champion. Ages 4–8.

The Elephants’ Guide to Hide-and-Seek by Kjersten Hayes, illus. by Gladys Jose (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7846-5). Elephants are great at many things—but playing hide-and-seek is not one of them. Ages 4–8.

Fussy Flamingo by Shelly Vaughan James, illus. by Matthew Rivera (July 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-970-8). A flamingo who refuses to eat her shrimp and instead eats everything else turns various colors. Ages 4–8.

Trees Make Perfect Pets by Paul Czajak, illus. by Cathy Gendron (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6473-4). Abigail chooses an unusual pet—a dogwood tree. Ages 4–8.

The Ultimate Survival Guide to Bedtime Monsters by Mitch Frost, illus. by Daron Parton (May 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-004-9), offers 10 steps to help alleviate nighttime fears and turn them into fun. Ages 4–8.

Yikes... Who Farted? (Mar. 3, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-357-6) and Yuck... Who Burped? (Mar. 3, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-358-3) by Heath McKenzie are sound books exploring animals’ bodily noises. Ages 4–8.


The Marianne Richmond series gains Grandma’s Love by Marianne Richmond (Apr. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-72821-365-1), ages up to 8.

Sourcebooks Wonderland

It’s My Birthday! Dinosaur (Aug. 1, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-200-4) and It’s My Birthday! Unicorn, illus. by Hazel Quintanilla (May 1, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-199-1) are interactive
storybooks. Ages 3–7.

Dinosaurs Can’t Roar by Layla Beason, illus. by Mariano Epelbaum (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-9365-9). A Tyrannosaurus rex meets a paleontologist and learns what dinosaurs are supposed to be like. Ages 4–7.

Grandma’s Girl by Susanna Leonard Hill, illus. by Laura Bobbiesi (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-623-3), delivers a story about the bond between grandmothers and their granddaughters. Ages 4–7.

Wishes for Little One by Sandra Magsamen (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-9103-7). This picture book filled with messages of love for babies also functions as a guest book. Ages 4–7.

Mars’ First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers! by Susanna Leonard Hill, illus. by Elisa Paganelli (June 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-518-2). Earth sends the rovers Spirit and Opportunity to be this planet’s first friends. Ages 4–8.

Dad Jokes for Kids: 350+ Silly Jokes So Bad Even Your Dad Wouldn’t Tell Them! by Jimmy Niro (May 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-72820-526-7). Kids can out-dad-joke their fathers and even learn how to write some of their own. Ages 7–12.


Sesame Street Scribbles adds Big Bird’s Big Bad Day: A Story About Turning Frowns Upside Down (Feb. 1, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-9462-5) by Sesame Workshop and Craig Manning and Get Well Soon! by Sesame Workshop (July 1, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-72820-546-5), ages 3–7; and What Is Family? On Sesame Street (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72821-008-7) by Sesame Workshop and Manning, ages 4–7. Pick Your Path releases Unicorn vs. Narwhal by Craig Manning (July 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-364-3), ages 4–7. Lego picks up Ninja Mission: Lloyd vs. Lord Garmadon (May 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-053-6), ages 5–18. And tie-ins to Ghostwriter on Apple TV+ are: The Cobalt Mask by Sesame Workshop (June 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-220-2), Malia and the Magic Paintbrush by Henry Lien (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-217-2), Ode to a Taxi Driver by Kwame Alexander (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-218-9), and Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-72822-219-6), ages 6–12.

Sourcebooks/Little Pickle

How to Make a Shark Smile: How a Positive Mindset Spreads Happiness by Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson, illus. by Claudia Ranucci (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-9472-4). Ripple the dolphin helps her new friends to have positive outlooks. Ages 4–8.

Star Bright

Twinkle, Twinkle, Diaper You! by Ellen Mayer, illus. by Ying-Hwa Hu (May 15, board, $6.99, ISBN 978-159572-893-7). When Baby’s diaper is dirty, Mama diapers and plays with Baby while lovingly singing her own version of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”; also available in a Spanish/English edition. Ages up to 2.

The Little Red Crane by Cornelius Van Wright (May 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-843-2). Dex the Little Red Crane and his Very Tall Operater, Pete, are needed for a big project far away. Ages 3–7.


Ceri & Deri adds Build a Birdhouse (May 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-159572-885-2) and The Treasure Map (May 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-159572-883-8) by Max Low, ages 3–5. Adventures of the Sizzling Six eco-mysteries adds Operation Terrapin Rescue by Claire Datnow, illus. by Ruth Palmer (June 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-159572-881-4), ages 9–12.


Best Day Ever by Michael J. Armstrong, illus. by Églantine Ceulemans (May 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3097-6). On the last day of summer vacation, a boy who loves order and schedules tries to have the most fun ever. Ages 3–6.

Invent-a-Pet by Vicky Fang, illus. by Tidawan Thaipinnarong (May 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3381-6), introduces basic coding concepts—and some unique animals. Ages 3–7.

People in Your Neighborhood by Sesame Street (Feb. 4, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3568-1) features this popular Sesame Street tune and favorite characters, and is packaged with a CD recording. Ages 3–7.

Nerp! by Sarah Lynne Reul (Mar. 3, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3402-8) takes a humorous look at mealtime via a pair of persnickety eaters and their made-up language. Ages 3–7.

When Grandpa Gives You a Toolbox by Jamie L.B. Deenihan, illus. by Lorraine Rocha (Mar. 3, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3232-1). A boy is disappointed with his gift—until he finds he can use it to build exactly what he wants. Ages 3–7.

Frog Boots by Jill Esbaum, illus. by Joshua Heinsz (Mar. 3, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3297-0). Kids at school make fun of Dylan’s new boots, saying they’re meant for girls. Ages 4–7.

Blackpink: Queens of K-Pop (Mar. 24, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3952-8) is a celebration of K-pop girl group Blackpink. Ages 8–12.

Love, Love by Victoria Chang (Apr. 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3832-3). A Taiwanese-American girl contends with school bullies, probes the mystery of her sister’s illness, and finds validation on the tennis court. Ages 8–12.

The Magic in Changing Your Stars by Leah Henderson (Apr. 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3406-6). Magic tap shoes transport Ailey to 1930s Harlem, where he meets another young dancer, his grandfather. Ages 8–12.

We Demand an Equal Voice: Carrie Chapman Catt & Votes for Women by Jasmine Stirling, illus. by Kelly Malka (June 2, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3457-8), chronicles the life of this suffrage leader. Ages 10–16.

K-Pop: The Ultimate Fan Book (May 19, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3951-1) takes readers on a journey through the songs, styles, and stories of these musical stars. Ages 10–18.


Lift-the-Flap Book by Salina Yoon gains Do Cats Moo? (Mar. 3, $12.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-4549-3433-2) and Do Sharks Bark? (Mar. 3, $12.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-4549-3434-9), ages up to 3. Wetmore Forest by Randy Harvey and Sean Wilkinson, illus. by John Skewes, greets Snuggletooth and the Big Game (Feb. 4, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3494-3), Butterhorn Makes Some Friends (Feb. 4, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3488-2), Monsters’ Big Day: A Pop-up Book (Feb. 4, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3604-6), Picklez Gets Lunch (Feb. 4, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3492-9), Tumblebee Goes for a Walk (Feb. 4, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3496-7), Bugsy Saves the Day (Feb. 4, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3486-8), Chester and the Big Race (Feb. 4, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3490-5), and A Tale of Two Tribes (Feb. 4, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3603-9), ages 3–7. And Drew Pendous takes center stage in Drew Pendous Escapes from Treasure Island by Cool School, ages 5–9.

Sam Wu Is Not Afraid by Katie and Kevin Tsang, illus. by Nathan Reed, continues with Sam Wu Is Not Afraid of Spiders (Mar. 10, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3736-4), ages 7–10. Choose Your Destiny! debuts with Bullet Train Disaster by Jack Heath (Apr. 7, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3844-6), ages 8–12. Countdown to Disaster launches with 300 Minutes of Danger by Jack Heath (Apr. 7, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3141-6), ages 8–12. Graphic Classics gains A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (May 5, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3977-1), Moby-Dick by Herman Melville (May 5, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3978-8), Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (May 5, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3979-5), The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (May 5, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3980-1), Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (May 5, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3981-8), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (May 5, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3982-5), and White Fang by Jack London (May 5, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3983-2), ages 8–12.

Mango Delight offers Summer in the City by Fracaswell Hyman (Mar. 3, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3394-6), ages 8–12. My Life as Lotta by Alice Pantermüller, illus. by Daniela Kohl, issues Something’s Worm Here (Apr. 7, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3626-8) and That’s the Way the Rabbit Crumbles (Apr. 7, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3627-5), ages 8–12. People Who Shaped Our World introduces The Boy Who Thought Outside the Box: The Story of Video Game Inventor Ralph Baer by Marcie Wessels, illus. by Beatriz Castro (Mar. 3, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3259-8), ages 8–12. And G.O.A.T. gains Serena Williams by Tami Charles (May 7, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4549-3201-7), ages 10–18.

Street Noise

Shame Pudding: A Graphic Memoir by Danny Noble (May 12, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-951491-02-4) celebrates the author’s quirky Jewish grandmothers and the ways they helped her discover her religious and personal identities. Ages 16–up.

Super Genius


Vincent wraps up with How to Be Happy by Vitor Cafaggi (Mar. 31, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-0411-7), ages 14–17.

Thames & Hudson

The Big Book of Blooms by Yuval Zommer (May 5, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65199-5) introduces various types of flowers from all over the world. Ages 3–5.

Garden Jungle by Hélène Druvert (Feb. 11, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65224-4). A boy imagines a fantastic journey through the jungle when he follows a butterfly into the forest. Ages 3–5.

If I Had a Sleepy Sloth by Alex Barrow and Gabby Dawnay (Mar. 17, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65194-0) envisions life with a sloth as a pet. Ages 3–5.

Hoot and Howl Across the Desert: Life in the World’s Driest Deserts by Vassiliki Tzomaka (Apr. 21, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65198-8) explores the animals and vegetation that are native to harsh environments. Ages 6–8.

Maisie Mammoth’s Memoirs: A Guide to Ice Age Celebs by Rob Hodgson (May 12, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65206-0) takes a lighthearted look at prehistoric beasts. Ages 6–8.

Pop-Up Volcano! by Fleur Daugey, illus. by Tom Vaillant (May 5, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65222-0). Pop-ups illuminate facts about volcanoes and earth science. Ages 6–8.

Why Do Dogs Sniff Butts? Curious Questions About Your Favorite Pets by Lily Snowden-Fine (Mar. 17, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65223-7) debuts a natural history series focused on pets. Ages 6–8.

Out of a Dark Winter’s Night by Flora McDonnell (Feb. 11, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65195-7). A boy’s journey mirrors the emotional challenges of doubt, anxiety, and depression—and offers hope. Ages 6–9.

Goddesses and Heroines: Women of Myth and Legend by Xanthe Gresham-Knight, illus. by Alice Pattullo (June 9, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65191-9), showcases female characters in myths from around the globe. Ages 9–12.


So You Want to Be... picks up So You Want to Be a Ninja? by Bruno Vincent, illus. by Takayo Akiyama (May 5, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65210-7), ages 9–12.

Tiger Tales

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands, illus. by Hanh Dung Ho (Feb. 4, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-587-2), celebrates the wonder and diversity of God’s world and people. Ages 2–4.

Let’s Play, Funny Flamingo! (Mar. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-611-4) and Let’s Play, Happy Giraffe! (Mar. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-610-7) by Georgiana Deutsch, illus. by Adele Dafflon, introduce such concepts as colors, feelings, and opposites. Ages 2–4.

Fun on the Farm, illus. by Gareth Lucas (Mar. 10, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-602-2), depicts the antics of barnyard friends. Ages 2–5.

Let’s Find the Dinosaur (Mar. 17, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-599-5) and Let’s Find the Mermaid (Mar. 17, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-608-4), illus. by Alex Willmore, feature flaps and die-cupt pages. Ages 2–5.

Pancakes with Grandma (Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-623-7) and Picnic with Mommy
(Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-622-0) celebrate family time and include recipes. Ages 2–5.

Ten Little Farm Friends by Jonathan Litton, illus. by Samantha Meredith (May 12, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-464-6). Baby animals journey around the farm and count down from 10. Ages 2–5.

Touch-and-Feel Tower: Dinos by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Carlo Beranek (Mar. 3, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-609-1). Dinosaurs stomp through the swamp and fly through the sky. Ages 2–5.

Harris Finds His Feet by Catherine Rayner (Feb. 4, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-596-4). Grandpa shows Harris how to hop high into the sky, climb to the tops of mountains, and run very fast. Ages 3–5.

My Peekaboo Animals by Nicola Edwards, illus. by Natalie Marshall (Mar. 3, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-604-6). Kids lift flaps to explore the animal kingdom. Ages 3–5.

Snuggle Tight, Kiss Goodnight by Danielle McLean, illus. by Denise Hughes (Mar. 10, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-601-5). Baby animals prepare for bed. Ages 3–5.

The Bedtime Book by S. Marendaz, illus. by Carly Gledhill (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-186-7). Mouse cannot find her bedtime book and wonders how she’ll get to sleep without it. Ages 3–6.

A Friend for Bear by Steve Smallman, illus. by Caroline Pedler (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-188-1). Little Bear is in a hurry to experience springtime and find a friend. Ages 3–6.

Hide-and-Seek Ladybugs by Paul Bright, illus. by Jacob Souva (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-206-2), showcases a variety of bugs and insects on die-cut pages. Ages 3–6.

Cuddle Close, Little Koala by Danielle McLean, illus. by Sarah Ward (Apr. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-187-4). When a koala gets lost in the forest, animal mothers offer her cuddles, stories, and lullabies. Ages 3–7.

It’s Impossible! by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Tony Neal (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-191-1). Dog longs to visit the ocean, but thinks he’ll never get there because it’s miles away. Ages 3–7.

We Are Together by Britta Teckentrup (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-177-5) pays tribute to the power of love and friendship. Ages 3–7.

Weasel Is Worried by Ciara Gavin, illus. by Tim Warnes (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-193-5). With the help of a new friend, can Weasel learn to overcome his fears? Ages 3–7.

I’m Sorry! by Barry Timms, illus. by Sean Julian (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-190-4). After best friends have a terrible argument, they both learn the importance of apologies. Ages 4–7.

Imagine That! by Tom Burlison, illus. by Sara Sanchez (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-192-8). With a sprinkle of imagination, Ruby shows Elliot how to turn everyday boring things into adventures. Ages 4–7.

Little Turtle and the Changing Sea by Becky Davies, illus. by Jennie Poh (Mar. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-199-7). Journeying to the coral reefs, a sea turtle discovers that plastic has invaded her beloved ocean. Ages 4–7.


Curious Kids by Jonny Marx, illus. by Christiane Engel, ventures on with Explore the Meadow (May 5, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-618-3) and Explore the Shore (May 5, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-619-0), ages 2–5. My Little World adds Snap by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Fhiona Galloway (Mar. 31, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68010-625-1), ages 2–5. Jasper and Scruff debut in The Cool Cat Club (Feb. 4, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-460-8) and The Treasure Hunt (Feb. 4, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-461-5) by Nicola Colton, ages 6–9. Star Friends by Linda Chapman, illus. by Lucy Fleming, starts up with Mirror Magic (Mar. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-458-5) and Wish Trap (Mar. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-459-2), ages 6–9. Pony Camp Diaries by Kelly McKain, illus. by Mandy Stanley, gallops on with Jessica and Jewel (Apr. 21, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-452-3) and Lauren and Lucky (Apr. 21, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-453-0), ages 7–9. And There’s a Dragon by Tom Nicoll, illus. by Sarah Horne, gains There’s a Dragon in My Boot (Feb. 18, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-454-7) and There’s a Dragon in My Toilet (Feb. 18, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68010-455-4), ages 7–9.

Tiger tales/360 Degrees

In Focus: Space by Elizabeth Jenner, illus. by Maggie Chiang et al. (Apr. 7, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-29-7). Gatefold pages offer a close-up look at the wonders of space. Ages 7–18.


ABC of Feelings by Bonnie Lui (Mar. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78956-118-0) explores a wide range of emotions. Ages 2–5.


S Is for Slugger: The Ultimate Baseball Alphabet by James Littlejohn, illus. by Matthew Shipley (May 12, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62937-796-4), spotlights players such as David Ortiz, Jackie Robinson, and Babe Ruth. Ages 3–5.


If I Couldn’t Be Anne by Kallie George, illus. by Geneviève Godbout (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-928-7). In this picture book inspired by Anne of Green Gables, a girl’s imagination soars as she ponders what it would be like to be anyone—or anything—other than herself. Ages 3–7.

Natsumi’s Song of Summer by Robert Paul Weston, illus. by Misa Saburi (May 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6541-7).
A girl in Japan shares her love for bugs with her cousin, who’s visiting from America. Ages 3–7.

Ray by Marianna Coppo (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6577-6). Ray the light bulb lives in a closet—until the day he’s put into a portable lantern and taken on the trip of a lifetime. Ages 3–7.

Story Boat by Kyo Maclear, illus. by Rashin Kheiriyeh (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6359-8). Forced to flee their home, two siblings find hope and comfort in everyday objects in this story about the refugee crisis. Ages 3–7.

Studio: A Place for Art to Start by Emily Arrow, illus. by the Little Friends of Printmaking (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6485-4). A bunny visiting a studio finds artists making the most of their space. Ages 3–7.

It Happened on Sweet Street by Caroline Adderson, illus. by Stéphane Jorisch (July 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91885-2). Three bakers have a competition to decide which dessert is the best. Ages 4–8.

Ocean Speaks: Marie Tharp and the Map That Moved the Earth by Jess Keating, illus. by Katie Hickey (June 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6508-0), profiles the first person to map the Earth’s underwater mountain ridge. Ages 4–8.

When Emily Was Small by Lauren Soloy (May 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6606-3). A frolic through the garden helps a girl feel powerful in this tale inspired by the writings of Emily Carr. Ages 4–8.

Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen #1: The Body Under the Piano by Marthe Jocelyn, illus. by Isabelle Follath (Feb. 4, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6546-2), opens a series about a young detective in 1902 coastal England. Ages 10–up.

Lucy Crisp and the Vanishing House by Janet Hill (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-924-9). In her new town, Lucy faces a reality in which fairies exist, weather can be bottled, and witches hold grudges. Ages 12–up.


Disgusting Critters by Elise Gravel greets The Bat (Feb. 4, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6648-3), The Cockroach (Feb. 4, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6642-1), and The Mosquito (July 14, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6645-2), ages 6–9. And Megabat by Anna Humphrey, illus. by Kass Reich, issues Megabat Is a Fraidybat (Apr. 7, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6602-5), ages 7–10.


Endometriosis: A Guide for Girls by Tamer Seckin (Mar. 17, $17.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68442-365-1) provides information for girls navigating the physical and emotional effects of this disease. Ages 8–12.

The Art of Dumpster Diving by Jennifer Moses (Mar. 17, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68442-462-7). After his mother dies, James cares for his younger brother as best he can, by “dumpster diving” for food. Ages 13–17.

University of Minn. Press

The Shared Room by Kao Kalia Yang, illus. by Xee Reiter (May 19, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-5179-0794-5). A Hmong-American family deals with the death of a child in this story of loss, love, and finding a way forward Ages 5–11.


Polly Does Not Want a Cracker! by Stephanie Thatcher (Mar. 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-988516-59-2). Polly the parrot is banned from the zoo and sent to the pet store after her grumpy attitude gets her in trouble. Ages 5–7.


7th Grade Revolution by Liana Gardner (July 7, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-64548-013-6). After the seventh graders take charge, the FBI surrounds a school hoping to unearth a treasure—but will the kids find it first? Ages 9–12.


International Sensory Assassin Network by Mary Ting adds Genes (Apr. 21, $17.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64548-010-5), ages 14–18.

Wacky Bee

Veronica Twitch, the Fabulous Witch: Double-Bubble Girl-Band Trouble! by Erica-Jane Waters (Mar. 1, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-9956972-9-4). In this series debut, a witch lands her first writing assignment for Twitch magazine—and then the band she’s profiling is kidnapped. Ages 7–9.

Web of Life


A Story of Migration welcomes The Turtle Dove’s Journey by Madeleine Dunphy, illus. by Marlo Garnsworthy (Mar. 24, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-970039-01-6), ages 5–9.


Kylian Mbappé: The Ultimate Fan Book by Iain Spragg (Apr. 7, $11.95, ISBN 978-1-78739-402-5) spotlights this young French soccer superstar. Ages 9–12.

West 44

Clear Cut by Melody Dodds (June 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8515-9). Heather starts cutting herself as a way to deal with difficult emotions. Ages 14–17.

On the Plus Side by P.A. Kurch (June 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8518-0). While facing the pressures of high school, Bryan learns that his girlfriend is pregnant, and everything changes for both of them. Ages 14–17.

Perfect Blank by Rye Duran (Feb. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8286-8). Project Apogee aims to biologically engineer perfect teenagers, but the latest group turns out disappointingly unremarkable. Ages 14–17.

The Vanishing Place by Theresa Emminizer (Apr. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8509-8). Four teens become castaways on an island that seems designed to test their very natures. Ages 14–17.

The Water Year by Max Howard (Apr. 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8512-8). Sophie’s involvement with an immigrant aid organization challenges all she’s learned from family members who are part of a civilian militia movement to stop undocumented immigrants. Ages 14–17.

You and Me and Misery by Rayel Louis-Charles (June 1, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8278-3). Gin, who has recently accepted that she is a lesbian and is heartbroken by her first breakup, befriends a classmate who is battling bulimia and abuse from his father. Ages 14–17.


Alton Heights All-Stars scores with Swish by David Aro (Apr. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8216-5), ages 9–12. The Totally Secret Diary of Dani D. by J.M. Klein continues with Star of the Show (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8200-4), ages 9–12. We the Weirdos by Charley Pickle offers Maci Masaki Makes Her Mark (June 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8208-0), ages 9–12. Brothers by Cyn Bermudez adds Not Home for the Holidays (Feb. 1, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8234-9), ages 10–13. And joining The Club by Elizabeth Gordon is Addy’s Big Splash (Apr. 1, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-5383-8244-8), ages 10–13.

West Margin

The Noisy Classroom by Angela Shante, illus. by Alison Hawkins (May 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6292-5), features a girl who has anxiety about being in a nontraditional classroom. Ages 4–8.

Golden Gate Park: An A to Z Adventure by Marta Lindsey, illus. by Michael Wertz (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6301-4), showcases this San Francisco park, which is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. Ages 6–8.

Search for the Northern Lights by Elizabeth Rusch and Izzi Rusch, illus. by Cedar Lee (Apr. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6290-1). A girl and her mother learn what auroras are and how to find them. Ages 7–10.

Odin, Dog Hero of the Fires by Emma Bland Smith, illus. by Carrie Salazar (May 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6294-9), relays the true story of a Great Pyrenees dog that stayed behind after evacuation and saved his family’s herd of goats from a California wildfire. Ages 8–12.

What on Earth

Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From by Patrick Skipworth, illus. by Nicholas Stevenson (May 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-912920-18-1), reveals the English language’s history and cultural diversity. Ages 6–11.

Planet SOS: 22 Modern Monsters Threatening Our Environment (and What You Can Do to Defeat Them!) by Marie G. Rohde (Apr. 7, $24, ISBN 978-1-912920-22-8). From global warming to plastic pollution, real-life environmental monsters are threatening our world at every turn. Ages 8–12.


Our Amazing World greets Amazing Islands: 100+ Places That Will Boggle Your Mind by Sabrina Weiss, illus. by Kerry Hyndman (June 2, $24, ISBN 978-1-912920-16-7), ages 7–11. And Fold-Out Graphic History adds Music by Nicholas O’Neill and Susan Hayes, illus. by Ruby Taylor (May 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-9999679-4-9), ages 10–14.

White Star

My Favorite Prayers, illus. by Anna Lang (Mar. 3, $14.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1669-7), introduces key Christian prayers. Ages 6–9.

The Atlas of Women Explorers by Riccardo Francaviglia, illus. by Margherita Sgarlata (May 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1667-3), profiles 18 women who broke rules, took roads less traveled, and won their freedom. Ages 8–12.

The Great Book of Emotions by Chiara Piroddi, illus. by Alessandra Manfredi (June 2, $14.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1670-3). Seven-year-old Abigail explains the many different feelings she experiences. Ages 8–12.

The Princess’s Survival Guide by Federica Magrin, illus. by Laura Brenlla (May 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1668-0), offers advice to girls aspiring to become modern, independent princesses. Ages 8–12.

Wonders of the World, illus. by Giulia Lombardo (Mar. 3, $16.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1552-2), explores 31 extraordinary monuments around the world. Ages 8–12.


Genius by Jane Kent, illus. by Isabel Muñoz, welcomes Pablo Picasso (Apr. 7, $9.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1334-4), Galileo Galilei (Apr. 7, $9.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1335-1), Louis Pasteur (Apr. 7, $9.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1621-5), Coco Chanel (Apr. 7, $9.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1363-4), Ella Fitzgerald (Apr. 7, $9.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1622-2), and Maria Montessori (Apr. 7, $9.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1365-8), ages 6–12.

Albert Whitman

Cat and Dog’s Alphabet by Diane Fox, illus. by Christyan Fox (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1096-4). The slapstick team of Cat and Dog introduce letters and words. Ages 4–8.

Diabetes Doesn’t Stop Maddie! by Sarah Glenn Marsh, illus. by Maria Luisa Di Gravio (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4703-8). Maddie finds the confidence to share her type 1 diabetes diagnosis with friends and learns to manage her disease. Ages 4–8.

For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for “America the Beautiful” by Nancy Churnin, illus. by Olga Baumert (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2530-2), tells the story of scholar and suffragist Bates, who wrote this song. Ages 4–8.

Free for You and Me: What Our First Amendment Means by Christy Mihaly, illus. by Manu Montoya (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2441-1), outlines the five liberties protected by the First Amendment. Ages 4–8.

Have You Ever Zeen a Ziz? by Linda Elovitz Marshall, illus. by Kyle Reed (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3173-0), describes this mythological bird that sings and can block out the sun with its wings. Ages 4–8.

Hound Won’t Go by Lisa Rogers, illus. by Meg Ishihara (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3408-3). While out for a walk, Hound suddenly stops, deciding that he’s walked far enough. Ages 4–8.

Me and McGee by Myron Uhlberg, illus. by Daniela Sosa (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-5028-1). With two strikes and bases loaded, this baseball setup has a curveball ending after McGee steps up to the plate. Ages 4–8.

My Mindful Walk with Grandma by Sheri Mabry, illus. by Wazza Pink (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7072-2). A grandmother helps her granddaughter focus and find mindfulness during a nature walk together. Ages 4–8.

Playing Wicked by Alex R. Kahler, illus. by Ben Whitehouse (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8739-3). Dante loves playing make-believe, but he’d much rather be the wicked queen than the regal ruler. Ages 4–8.

The Princess and the Petri Dish by Sue Fliess, illus. by Petros Bouloubasis (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6644-2). Discovering she doesn’t like peas, Pippa sets out to invent a variety that tastes like chocolate. Ages 4–8.

Space Mice by Lori Haskins Houran, illus. by Priscilla Alpaugh (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7553-6). Two mice embark on a space journey after spotting an enormous ball of cheese in the sky. Ages 4–8.

Tag Your Dreams: Poems of Play and Persistence by Jacqueline Jules, illus. by Iris Deppe (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6726-5), compiles poems about sports, play, and perseverance. Ages 4–8.

This Little Pup by Laura J. Bryant (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7865-0). This tale of a pup chasing a ball introduces numbers, colors, and other concepts. Ages 4–8.

Tiara’s Hat Parade by Kelly Starling Lyons, illus. by Nicole Tadgell (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7945-9). Tiara finds a way to help her mother’s struggling hat studio. Ages 4–8.

Today Is a Beach Day! by Nancy Viau, illus. by Charlie Alder (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-9396-7), follows a family as they build sandcastles, play in the waves, and collect seashells. Ages 4–8.

Too Sticky! Sensory Issues with Autism by Jen Malia, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8026-4), is a story based on the experiences of Malia and her daughter. Ages 4–8.

Two Bicycles in Beijing by Teresa Robeson, illus. by Junyi Wu (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0764-3). After one of two bicycles who are best friends is purchased, the other searches Beijing to find him. Ages 4–8.

Way Past Mad by Hallee Adelman, illus. by Sandra de la Prada (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8685-3). Keya’s anger affects her whole morning—and she even “gives her mad” to her best friend. Ages 4–8.

Quack by Anna Humphrey (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6706-7). Svenrietta the emotional support duck helps 10-year-old Shady, who struggles with selective mutism caused by anxiety. Ages 9–12.


Time to Read, Level 1 offers Park Here by Patricia Lakin, illus. by Daniel Tarrant (Mar. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6366-3), ages 5–7. New Time to Read, Level 2 titles are Bat and Sloth Hang Around (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0585-4) and Bat and Sloth Lost and Found (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0586-1) by Leslie Kimmelman, illus. by Seb Braun; and The Boxcar Children: Blue Bay Mystery (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0795-7) and The Boxcar Children: The Woodshed Mystery (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-9210-6), illus. by Shane Clester, ages 5–7. And Time to Read, Level 3 welcomes Detective Paw of the Law: The Case of the Icky Ice Cream by Dosh Archer (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1571-6), ages 5–7.

Miss Bunsen’s School for Brilliant Girls by Erica-Jane Waters issues Penny for Your Thoughts (Apr. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-5159-2), ages 6–10. A Dog’s Day by Catherine Stier, illus. by Francesca Rosa, picks up Ava, Seeker in the Snow (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1664-5) and Jax, Protector of the Ranch (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1663-8), ages 7–10. Zapato Power by Jacqueline Jules, illus. by Miguel Benitez, gains Freddie Ramos Tracks Down a Drone (Apr. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-9544-2), ages 7–10. Boxcar Children Mysteries continues with Mystery at Camp Survival (Mar. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0760-5) and The Mystery of the Forgotten Family (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0768-1), illus. by Anthony VanArsdale, ages 8–11. And Elixir Fixers releases Sasha and Puck and the Brew for Brainwash by Daniel Nayeri, illus. by Estrela Lourenco (Apr. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7246-7), ages 8–11.


The Screaming Hairy Armadillo and 76 Other Animals with Wild, Wacky Names by Matthew Murrie and Steve Murrie, illus. by Julie Benbassat (June 9, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0811-2), spotlights more than 70 creatures with unusual names. Ages 7–10.

Stories of the Saints: Bold and Inspiring Tales of Adventure, Grace, and Courage by Carey Wallace, illus. by Nick Thornborrow (Mar. 31, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-9327-2), recounts saints’ lives and legacies. Ages 8–12.

Who Got Game? Baseball: Amazing But True Stories! by Derrick Barnes, illus. by John John Bajet (Mar. 17, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0553-1), rounds up records, personalities, and anecdotes. Ages 8–12.

How to Go Anywhere (and Not Get Lost): A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers by Hans Aschim (June 23, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0634-7) combines history and activities to bring science, geography, and astronomy concepts to life. Ages 9–12.

Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook (Apr. 28, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0277-6) summarizes key concepts of coding and computer science. Ages 11–14.


Joining Indestructibles, illus. by Ekaterina Trukhan, are Let’s Be Kind (Mar. 31, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0987-4) and Let’s Go Outside! (Mar. 31, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0986-7), ages up to 2. Boynton on Board by Sandra Boynton introduces Your Nose! (Mar. 31, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-5235-1021-4), ages up to 4. And Hello!Lucky by Sabrina Moyle, illus. by Eunice Moyle, greets ABC Dance! An Animal Alphabet (Mar. 31, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-5235-0746-7) and Good Night, Baboon! A Bedtime Counting Book (Mar. 31, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-5235-0747-4), ages up to 4.


S Is for Sharing (and Shark!) by Melinda Lee Rathjen and Georgina Chidlow-Irvin, illus. by Amy Husband (July 7, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5460-3376-9). A shark and his ocean friends model the concept of sharing and spotlight the letter S. Ages up to 3.

Will You Be Friends with Me? by Kathleen Long Bostrom, illus. by Jo de Ruiter (July 7, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5460-3380-6), reveals ways that children can be different from a prospective friend and still connect. Ages up to 3.

One Earth by Eileen Spinelli, illus. by Rogério Coelho (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5460-1539-0). This counting book highlights reasons to love the planet and practical ways to take care of it. Ages 3–6.

Taste Your Words by Bonnie Clark, illus. by Todd Bright (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5460-1517-8). Amera realizes that negative words leave a bad taste in her mouth, but kind words taste sweet. Ages 4–8.


The Story of... continues with The Story of the Mayflower by Patricia A. Pingry, illus. by Patrick Corrigan (Aug. 18, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5460-3378-3), ages up to 3.


Nighty Night Narwhal, illus. by Irene Montano (Mar. 3, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-310-76934-7). Nolan the Narwhal finds lots of ways to avoid bedtime. Ages up to 4.

Fiona, It’s Bedtime, illus. by Richard Cowdrey (Apr. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76755-8). Fiona the hippo can’t go to sleep without saying goodnight to all her friends in the zoo. Ages 4–8.

How Big Is Your Brave? by Ruth Soukup, illus. by Alison Friend (May 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76660-5), sets out to help children learn how to stand up to their fears. Ages 4–8.

Piper and Mabel: Two Very Wild But Very Good Dogs by Melanie Shankle, illus. by Laura Watkins (Feb. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76086-3). Haiku-writing dogs escape from a doggy ranch and go off on their own vacation adventure. Ages 4–8.

Ten Little Eggs: A Celebration of Family, illus. by Jess Mikhail (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76881-4). A mama bird ponders her nest full of eggs, all ready to hatch. Ages 4–8.

What Would You Wish For? by David Sable, illus. by Emma Yarlett (Mar. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76885-2), encourages kids to think about important things to wish for that could change their world. Ages 4–8.

Stand-Up Guys: 50 Christian Men Who Changed the World by Kate Etue and Caroline Siegrist (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76970-5) profiles Christian men who have made an impact on their communities. Ages 8–12.


Berenstain Bears/Living Lights by Mike Berenstain adds The Berenstain Bears Honesty Counts (Mar. 3, $3.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-310-76372-7), ages 4–8. Coin Slot Chronicles by Rashad Jennings continues with Arcade and the Fiery Metal Tester (Feb. 11, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76745-9), ages 8–12. And Faithgirlz/The Daniels Sisters by Kaitlyn Camryn and Olivia Pitts launches with Ansley’s Big Bake Off (Apr. 7, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-310-76960-6), ages 8–12.

Titles in Spanish

Arte Público/Piñata

Arenas y trinos/Sand and Song: Abecedario del río/The ABCs of the River by Alma Flor Ada, trans. by Rosalma Zubizarreta-Ada, illus. by Gabhor Utomo (May 31, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-899-2), is a bilingual collection of poems about rivers and the life found along them. Ages 5–10.

The Hero of Cinco de Mayo/El héroe de Cinco de Mayo: Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín by José Angel Gutiérrez, trans. by Gabriela Baeza Ventura, illus. by Stephen Marchesi (May 31, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55885-898-5), recounts, in English and Spanish, the story of the Battle of Puebla, which is now celebrated as Cinco de Mayo. Ages 6–10.

Junior’s Dream/El sueño de Junior by Rodolfo Valier Alvarado (May 31, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-55885-900-5). Alvarado shares a bilingual account of his family’s travels from Mexico to West Texas to find work. Ages 10–15.


Gustavo, el fantasmita tímido (Gustavo the Shy Ghost) by Flavia Z. Drago (July 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1414-7), ages 3–7; Hogar (Home) by Carson Ellis (Mar. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1067-5) and Kaia y las abejas (Kaia and the Bees) by Maribeth Boelts, illus. by Angela Dominguez (Mar. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1413-0), ages 4–8; and Imagina (Imagine) by Juan Felipe Herrera, illus. by Lauren Castillo (Mar. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1170-2), ages 5–9.

Capstone/Picture Window


Cuentos ilustrados de ficción issues No lleves tu dragón a la biblioteca (Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library) by Julie Gassman, illus. by Andy Elkerton (Feb. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6086-0), ages 3–6; and No hay nada más chistoso que leer con un oso (Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies) by Carmen Oliver, illus. by Jean Claude (Feb. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6081-5), ages 4–6. And Pasito a pasito adds Lucía Villar habla sin parar (Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker) by Christianne C. Jones, illus. by Richard Watson (Feb. 1, $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6083-9), ages 4–7.

Otro lado del cuento (The Other Side of the Story) welcomes Créeme, ¡ricitos es genial! El cuento de los tres osos contado oor bebé oso (Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks! The Story of the Three Bears as Told by Baby Bear) by Nancy Loewen, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6089-1); De veras, ¡Cenicienta es bien pesada! El cuento de cenicienta contado por la madrastra malvada (Truly, We Both Loved Beauty Dearly! The Story of Sleeping Beauty as Told by the Good and Bad Fairies) and Honestamente, ¡Caperucita Roja era muy vanidosa! El cuento de Caperucita Roja contado por el lobo (Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten! The Story of Little Red Riding Hood as Told by the Wolf) (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6087-7) by Trisha Sue Speed Shaskan, illus. by Gerald Claude Guerlais (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6090-7); and En serio, ¡Juan y sus frijoles son unos horrores! El cuento de juan y los frijoles contado por el gigante (Trust Me, Jack’s Beanstalk Stinks! The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk as Told by the Giant) by Eric Mark Braun, illus. by Cristian Luis Bernardini (Feb. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6088-4), ages 5–8.

Child’s Play International


Just Like Me/¡Igual que yo! releases bilingual editions of these lift-the-flap tales, with new illustrations: Eating Well!/¡Comer bien! (Apr. 15, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-448-8), Feeling Great!/¡Sentirse bien! (Apr. 15, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-451-8), Looking Good!/¡Lucir bien! (Apr. 15, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-450-1), and On the Go!/¡A moverse! (Apr. 15, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-449-5), all trans. by Teresa Mlawer, illus. by Ailie Busby, ages up to 2.

Children’s Book Press

Sharuko: Tello/Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello by Monica Brown, illus. by Elisa Chavarri (May 12, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-89239-423-4), is a bilingual picture book biography of the iconic archaeologist. Ages 6–10.

Cottage Door

365 Cuentos y rimas para la hora de dormir (365 Bedtime Stories and Rhymes) (Feb. 18, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-871-8), ages 3–7; and 365 Historias de la biblia y oraciones: Lecturas biblicas para compartir (365 Bible stories and prayers: Biblical readings to share all through the year) (Feb. 18, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-872-5), ages 4–8.


Babies Love welcomes Colores (Colors) by Michelle Rhodes-Conway, illus. by Fhiona Galloway (Oct. 15, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-841-1), ages 1–3. And Love You Always releases Grandma Wishes (El deseo de la abuela) by Julia Lobo, illus. by Helen Rowe (Feb. 18, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-846-6); ages 1–5; and Will You Be My Sunshine?(Tu seras mi rayito de sol?) by Lobo, illus. by Nicola Slater (Feb. 18, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-847-3), ages 1–7.



New Comparing Countries/Compara paises titles by Sabrina Crewe are Daily Life/La vida diaria (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6939-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6945-3), Festivals and Celebrations/Fiestas y celebraciones (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6940-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6961-3), Games and Entertainment/Juegos y ocio (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6941-5; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6962-0), Houses and Homes/Casa y hogares (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6942-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6963-7), School Life/La vida escolar (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6943-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6986-6), and Towns and Villages/Ciudades y pueblos (Feb. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-6944-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-6987-3), ages 7–10.

Free Spirit

My Body Belongs to Me/Mi cuerpo me pertenece by Jill Starishevsky, illus. by Angela Padrón (Mar. 17, $13.45, ISBN 978-1-63198-476-1). This bilingual edition aims to help adults teach children about abuse, getting help, and setting boundaries to stay safe. Ages 3–8.


Best Behavior presents two editions of Worries Are Not Forever/Las preocupaciones no duran para siempre by Elizabeth Verdick, illus. by Marieka Heinlen (Apr. 14, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-63198-474-7), ages 1–4; and (Apr. 14, $11.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-63198-471-6), ages 4–7.

Gibbs Smith

Black and White/Blanco y negro by Meritxell Martí, illus. by Xavier Salomó (Mar. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4236-5445-2), is a bilingual book spotlighting objects that are black and white. Ages up to 3.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Buenas noches, perrito bueno/Goodnight, Good Dog by Mary Lyn Ray, illus. by Rebecca Malone (Apr. 21, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-358-21224-9), offers a bilingual board-book edition of this tale. Ages up to 3.


Sonic the Hedgehog, Vol. 1: ¡Consecuencias! (Sonic the Hedgehog, Vol. 1: Fallout!) by Ian Flynn, illus. by Tracy Yardley, Adam Bryce Thomas, Jennifer Hernandez and Evan Stanley (June 9, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-68405-749-8). The evil genius Dr. Eggman has been foiled—but the work of Sonic the Hedgehog isn’t over yet. Ages 9–12.

IDW/Top Shelf

Panda Roja y Oso Lunar (Red Panda & Moon Bear) by Jarod Roselló (June 16, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-60309-484-9). Two Latinx kids battle supernatural threats to their working-class neighborhood with the power of science, magic, and a pair of special hoodies. Ages 9–12.

Nos llamaron enemigo (They Called Us Enemy) by George Takei et al. (June 2, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-60309-483-2). The award-winning memoir is now available in Spanish. Ages 13–up.


Beto and His Dog/Beto y su perro by Adam Del Rio, illus. by José Daniel Oviedo Galeano (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-044-3). In this book about friendship, a boy named Beto and his best friend, his dog Max, play together. Ages 4–6.

Dora Goes to the Beach/Dora se va a la playa by Victoria Reyes, illus. by Nikea Lopez (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-045-0), tells a simple story about a girl and her family spedning the day at the beach. Ages 4–6.

Farm Animals/Aniales de granja by Tom Luna (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-046-7) is a look at farm life with animals, crops, and children through photographs. Ages 4–6.

Goal!/¡Gol! by Kat Aragon, illus. by José Daniel Oviedo Galeano (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-061-0).

The game of soccer brings happiness and joy to a child. Ages 4–6.

Joey and Pablo/Joey y Pablo by Luciano Martinez, illus. by Luciano Martinez (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-047-4). Joey and Pablo like to spend time together and share many interests. Ages 4–6.

Sisters/Hermanas by Kat Aragon, illus. by Noël Ill (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-043-6). Two sisters share their differences and their similarities from instruments, games, school subjects, height, hair, and eye color. Ages 4–6.

Day and Night/El dia y la noche by Max Benavidez (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-048-1). The beauty of day and night are revealed through photographs. Ages 5–7.

The Duck Who Wouldn’t Fly/El pato que no podía volar by Adam Del Rio (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-058-0). All the other young ducks are getting ready to fly but Memo won’t try. Ages 5–7.

Freddy, the Robot/Freddy, el robot by Max Benavidez, illus. by Luciano Martinez (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-051-1). A robot is delivered to the home of a family to help care for their grandmother, and soon he becomes a beloved member of the household. Ages 5–7.

Kitten and Puppies/Gatitos y perritos by Daniela Del Monte (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-063-4) is a story of cute kittiens and puppies told through photographs of them playing, sleeping, and having fun. Ages 5–7.

Maria Rides Her Bike/María monta en su bicicleta by Kat Aragon, illus. by José Daniel Oviedo Galeano (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-052-8). Maria loves her red bike and she rides through her neighborhood greeting everyone she meets on her way to deliver a gift to her aunt Ages 5–7.

On the Bus to School/A la escuela en autobús by Kat Aragon, illus. by José Daniel Oviedo Galeano (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-062-7). Marco, who is deaf, and his best friend ride the bus to school together every day. Ages 5–7.

Bees/Abejas by Katherine Del Monte. (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-049-8). Through a series of real-life photographs this books tells us about the fascinating live of bees. We learn how they live in beehives, which ones can sting you, how they procrete, and the different types of bees. Vocabulary list for intermediate readers included. Ages 6–8.

First Day of School/Primer dia in la escuela by Victoria Reyes, illus. by Noël Ill (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-050-4). Friends Tina and Blanca reunite on the first day of school and tell each other what they did over the summer. Ages 6–8.

Lucky and Me in Paris/Lucky y yo in París by Daniela Del Monte, illus. by Noël Ill (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-057-3). While on a family trip to Paris, Daniela’s mother buys her a teddy bear named Lucky, and the girl comes close to losing him. Ages 6–8.

The Lost Sea Otter/la nutria de mar perdida by Kat Aragon, illus. by Nikea Lopez (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-056-6). When a sea otter is found on the beach, the Humane Society sends someone to rescue it. Ages 6–8.

The Roadrunner/El correcaminos by Tom Luna (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-053-5). Real-life photographs focus on this special desert bird, which can run very fast. Ages 6–8.

Where Is Winston?/Dónde está Winston? by Kat Aragon, illus. by José Daniel Oviedo Galeano (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-065-8). When a wildfire breaks out in a small town in California and a family must evacuate, their dog Winston is frightened runs into the woods. Ages 6–8.

Animals at Night/Animales de noche by Adam Del Rio (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-054-2). Photographs chronicle noctural animals such as badgers, bats, coyotes, crickets, leopards, koala bears, owls, and tarantulas. Ages 7–10.

Bears of the World/Osos del mundo by Victoria Reyes (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-066-5) teaches something unusual about each of the eight species of bears left in the world: the sun bear, the giant panda, the sloth bear, the spectacled bear, the asian moon bear, the American black bear, the brown bear, and the polar bear. Ages 7–10.

Milly and Molly/Milly y Molly by Victoria Reyes, illus. by José Daniel Oviedo Galeano (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-055-9). Two girls, Milly from Haiti and Molly from Puerto Rico, become best friends because their names are often confused. Ages 7–10.

Monkeys/Monos by Tom Luna (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-055-9) takes a peek at different monkeys from around the world. Ages 7–10.

The Amazing Fig/El higo asombroso by Tom Luna (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-064-1) explores the first crop cultivated by humans. Ages 7–10.

The Planets/Los Planetas by Max Benavidez (Mar. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-60448-060-1) covers our solar system and the eight planets that revolve around the Sun. Ages 7–10.

Lil’ Libros

El chapulin colorado: Sounds/Sonidos by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, illus. by Citlali Reyes (Mar. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-947971-41-7). A Latin-American superhero introduces sounds of nature in English and Spanish. Ages up to 3.

The Solar System with Ellen/El sistema solar con Ellen by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, illus. by Citlali Reyes (Mar. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-947971-40-0), presents a bilingual introduction to the sun, moon, and planets. Ages up to 3.


Vámonos, a bilingual series that introduces preschoolers to the world, launches with Vámonos: Havana (Mar. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-947971-42-4) and Vámonos: San Salvador (Mar. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-947971-43-1) by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, illus. by Ana Godinez, ages up to 3.

Little Bee/Buzzpop

Disney 101 Dalmatians: Big Numbers (May 5, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4998-0883-4), is a bilingual counting book featuring these frisky puppy celebrities. Ages 3–7.


Disney Bilingual presents two Level Up! Readers: Disney Tangled: Rapunzel Loves Colors/A Rapunzel le encantan los colores by R.J. Cregg, trans. by Laura Collado Piriz (Mar. 10, $3.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4998-0994-7), ages 4–6; and Disney the Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Voice/La voz de Ariel, trans. by Laura Collado Piriz (May 5, $3.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4998-0879-7), ages 6–8.


Bravo! Poemas sobre hispanos extraordinarios (Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics) by Margarita Engle, illus. by Rafael López (Mar. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-250-11366-5), ages 8–12.

National Geographic


National Geographic Readers issues De semilla a planta: Level 1 (Seed to Plant) by Kristin Baird Rattini (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4263-3729-1), ages 4–6; and Las abejas: Level 2 (Bees) by Laura Marsh (May 5, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4263-3732-1), ages 5–8.


Mi corazón se llena de alegría (My Heart Fills with Happiness) by Monique Gray Smith (May 19, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4598-2429-4) and Tú eres tú (Little You) by Richard Van Camp (May 19, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4598-2547-5), both trans. by Lawrence Schimel, illus. by Julie Flett, ages up to 2.


My First 100 Words/Mis primeras 100 palabras, illus. by Paula Knight (Apr. 14, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-858-9), rounds up 100 first words in Spanish. Ages 1–7.



About... (Sobre...) introduces Sobre los insectos: Una guía para niños (About Insects: A Guide for Children) (Feb. 1, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68263-155-3) and Sobre los peces: Una guía para niños (About Fish: A Guide for Children) (Feb. 1, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68263-154-6) by Cathryn Sill, illus. by John Sill, ages 3–7.


Los jardines de la abuela (Grandma’s Gardens) by Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, illus. by Carme Lemniscates (Mar. 31, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11538-1), ages 4–8.


The Three Billy Goats Buenos by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Miguel Ordóñez (Mar. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54739-3), puts a bilingual spin on “The Three Billy Goats Gruff.” Ages 4–8.

Scholastic en Español

Agallas (Guts) by Raina Telgemeier (Mar. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-60118-3), ages 8–11; and La luna dentro de mí (The Moon Within) by Aida Salazar (May 5, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-63106-7), ages 8–12.

Scholastic Press

Sing with Me/Canta conmigo: Six Classic Songs in English and Spanish by José-Luis Orozco, illus. by Sara Palacios (Feb. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-12118-6), is a bilingual collection of familiar songs. Ages 4–8.

Simon & Schuster/Atheneum

Con una estrella en la mano: Rubén Darío, héroe poeta (With a Star in My Hand: Rubén Darío, Poetry Hero) (Feb. 18, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6124-6) and La tierra al vuelo (Soaring Earth) (May 19, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6213-7). by Margarita Engle, trans. by Alexis Romay, ages 12 and up.

Simon & Schuster/Atheneum/Dlouhy

Casi alcanzar todo (Barely Missing Everything) by Matt Mendez, trans. by Juan Tovar (Apr. 28, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-6155-0), ages 14 and up.

Simon & Schuster/Little Simon

What Am I? A Let’s Learn Spanish Book by Diane de Anda, illus. by Sara Sanchez (Feb. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5344-2668-9), offers a lift-the-flap introduction to Spanish words for things that go. Ages 1–5.

Star Bright

Twinkle, Twinkle, Diaper You! (Spanish/English) by Ellen Mayer, illus. by Ying-Hwa Hu (May 15, board, $6.99, ISBN 978-159572-894-4). Mama diapers and plays with Baby while lovingly singing her own version of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” Ages up to 2.

A Stick Until ... (Spanish/English) by Constance Anderson (April 15, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-159572-877-7). Anderson shows readers how a simple stick can become a tool or a toy in this look at the many uses animals and people can find for sticks. Ages 4–8.


Series in English and Spanish

Indestructibles adds ¡Hola, granja!/Hello, Farm! by Maddie Frost (Mar. 31, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0989-8) and Te amo, bebé/Love You, Baby by Stephan Lomp (Mar. 31, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5235-0988-1), ages up to 2.