360 Degrees

Sounds of the Sky by Moira Butterfield, illus. by Jonathan Woodward (Sept. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-27-3) and Sounds of the Wild by Butterfield, illus. by Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Sept. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-944530-28-0), are sound books introducing birds in various habitats; and wild animals from island ecosystems. Ages 5–8.


Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball by Jen Bryant, illus. by Frank Morrison (Oct. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4108-1), profiles this African American NBA star and civil rights advocate. Ages 4–8.

From Archie to Zack by Vincent X. Kirsch (Dec. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4367-2) is a tale celebrating friendship and young, queer love. Ages 4–8.

Jim Curious and the Jungle Journey by Editions 2024 and Matthias Picard (Jan. 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3620-9). Featuring 3-D illustrations, this wordless picture book follows a boy’s jungle adventures. Ages 4–8.

Milo’s Christmas Parade by Jennie Palmer (Oct. 20, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4499-0). An opossum is determined to make his dream of joining the Christmas parade come true. Ages 4–8.

Moo-Moo, I Love You! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Sept. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4706-9), pays tribute to the love between a cow and its calf. Ages 4–8.

Our Little Kitchen by Jillian Tamaki (Sept. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4655-0). A crew of resourceful neighbors comes together to prepare a meal for their community. Ages 4–8.

A Pig in the Palace by Ali Bahrampour (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4571-3). What happens when a clumsy pig wallowing in the mud receives an invitation to have dinner with the queen? Ages 4–8.

Second Banana by Blair Thornburgh, illus. by Kate Berube (Aug. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4234-7). A girl deals with her disappointing role in a nutritional pageant in this tale of creative thinking. Ages 4–8.

Snow Birds by Kirsten Hall, illus. by Jenni Desmond (Nov. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4203-3), showcases brave and resourceful birds that adapt to survive the coldest months. Ages 4–8.

This Is the Glade Where Jack Lives: Or How a Unicorn Saved the Day by Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis (Jan. 26, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3850-0). Inspired by “This Is the House That Jack Built,” this book stars a unicorn in a magical glade. Ages 4–8.

A Year of Everyday Wonders by Cheryl B. Klein, illus. by Qin Leng (Dec. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4208-8), explores the ups and downs of childhood throughout a single year. Ages 4–8.

One Girl by Andrea Beaty, illus. by Dow Phumiruk (Oct. 6, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-1905-9). A girl reads a story that lights a spark in this tale of how books and education can inspire change. Ages 5–7.

Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth by Duncan Tonatiuh (Sept. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4677-2). When the gods of Mesoamerica try to create humans, Quetzalcóatl triumphs. Ages 5–9.

Newton and Curie: The Science Squirrels by Daniel Kirk (Aug. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3748-0). When a bird’s nest falls out of a tree, squirrel siblings use their inventions and quick thinking to save the day. Ages 5–9.

Bill Nye’s Great Big World of Science by Bill Nye and Gregory Mone (Oct. 27, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4676-5) outlines basic principles of physics, chemistry, geology, biology, and astronomy—plus experiments. Ages 10–13.

Guardians of Liberty: Freedom of the Press and the Nature of News by Linda Barrett Osborne (Aug. 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3689-6) discusses how freedom of the press has played an essential role in the growth of this nation, allowing democracy to flourish. Ages 10–14.

Memory Superpowers! An Adventurous Guide to Remembering What You Don’t Want to Forget by Nelson Dellis, illus. by Steph Stillwell (Aug. 4, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3187-7), offers tips for developing memorization skills. Ages 10–14.

One Real American: The Life of Ely S. Parker, Seneca Sachem and Civil War General by Joseph Bruchac (Oct. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4657-4) is a biography of this man who became President Grant’s Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Ages 10–14.


Cubby Hill Tales celebrates The Giving Day by Cori Doerrfeld (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4419-8), ages 3–7. I Am Books welcomes I Am One: A Book of Action by Susan Verde, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Sept. 15, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4238-5), ages 4–8. Ferdinand Magellan joins First Names by Candy Gourlay, illus. by Tom Knight (Sept. 1, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4678-9), ages 8–12. And Creepy and True continues with Ghosts Unveiled! by Kerrie Logan Hollihan (Sept. 29, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4679-6), ages 10–14.

Abrams Appleseed

Happy Llamakkah! by Laura Gehl, illus. by Lydia Nichols (Oct. 13, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4314-6), spotlights a llama family’s Hanukkah traditions. Ages 3–5.

Is It Christmas Yet? by Frederick Glasser, illus. by Edward Miller (Oct. 20, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4819-6), is a lift-the-flap holiday tale. Ages 3–5.

The Power of Yet by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (Jan. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4003-9). A piglet stars in this story about overcoming challenges and frustrations. Ages 3–5.


Joining Abrams Block Books is Loveblock by Christopher Franceschelli, illus. by Peskimo (Dec. 1, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-3153-2), ages up to 3. New Hello!Lucky Books are Sloth and Smell the Roses (Jan. 12, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4049-7) and Thanks a Ton! (Sept. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4334-4), ages up to 3. My Mighty Marvel First Books by Marvel Entertainment welcomes Black Widow, illus. by John Buscema (Oct. 27, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-5254-4); and The Incredible Hulk (Oct. 27, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4817-2), ages up to 3. My Magical Friends greets My Magical Snowman by Yujin Shin (Oct. 20, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4462-4), ages up to 3. Vegetables return in Vegetables in Halloween Costumes by Jared Chapman (Aug. 18, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4674-1), ages up to 3. Montessori offers Planet Work by Bobby and June George, illus. by Alyssa Nassner (Nov. 3, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4368-9), ages 3–5. Pop Magic introduces What’s Up, Fire Truck? by Matthew Reinhart, illus. by Toby Leigh (Sept. 29, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4197-4107-4), ages 3–5. And joining When You Adopt is When You Adopt a... Starwhal by Matilda Rose, illus. by Tim Budgen (Sept. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4723-6), ages 4–8.


The Fabled Stables #1: Willa the Wisp by Jonathan Auxier, illus. by Olga Demidova (Oct. 6, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4269-9), launches a series about a magical building filled with one-of-a-kind creatures. Ages 6–9.

365 Days to Alaska by Cathy Carr (Jan. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4380-1). A girl moves from Alaska to Connecticut after her parents’ divorce in this novel about finding beauty, hope, and connection. Ages 8–12.

The Campaign by Leila Sales, illus. by Kim Balacuit (Sept. 29, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3974-3). A girl persuades her sitter to run for mayor against a candidate who wants to cut funding for the arts in schools. Ages 8–12.

Garbage Pail Kids #1: Welcome to Smellville by R.L. Stine, illus. by Jeff Zapata and Joe Simko (Oct. 6, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4361-0), starts a series based on this pop-culture phenomenon. Ages 8–12.

The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street by Cory Putman Oakes, illus. by Jane Pica (Aug. 18, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4017-6). A family’s haunted hotel is threatened when a bigger one opens up. Ages 8–12.

Fright Watch #1: The Stitchers by Lorien Lawrence (Aug. 18, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4692-5). In this series debut, two friends investigate the mystery involving neighbors who have lived on their street for many years but never seem to age. Ages 10–14.

The Art of Saving the World by Corinne Duyvis (Sept. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3687-2). A teen and her doppelgangers from three different dimensions try to prevent the end of the world. Ages 12–18.

Winter, White and Wicked by Shannon Dittemore (Oct. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4023-7). Sylvi, an orphan on an island cursed by eternal winter, sets out to save her best friend, who ran off with rebels. Ages 12–18.

Aftershocks by Marisa Reichardt (Sept. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3917-0). When an earthquake hits California, Ruby is trapped in a laundromat with a boy she just met. Ages 13–17.

Wench by Maxine Kaplan (Jan. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3851-7). In this fantasy, a teen embarks on a quest to petition the queen to let her keep the tavern she has long worked at. Ages 13–17.

The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss by Amy Noelle Parks (Jan. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3972-9). A girl preoccupied with math who battles anxiety discovers the world of dating boys. Ages 14–17.


Fox & Rabbit return in Fox & Rabbit Make Believe by Beth Ferry, illus. by Gergely Dudás (Sept. 15, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4687-1), ages 6–9. Ghoulia is back in Ghoulia and the Ghost with No Name by Barbara Cantini (Aug. 18, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4688-8), ages 6–9. Questioneers welcomes Sofia Valdez and the Vanishing Vote by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts (Oct. 6, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4350-4), ages 6–9. Everything You Need to Know When You Are 10 by Kirsten Miller (Jan. 26, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4668-0) is a new Everything You Need to Know title, ages 7–10. And Alien Superstar grabs the spotlight in Lights, Camera, Danger by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (Sept. 29, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4099-2), ages 8–12.

Shelly Struggles to Shine joins Derby Daredevils by Kit Rosewater, illus. by Sophie Escabasse (Sept. 15, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4685-7), ages 8–12. Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid continues with book #15, The Deep End (Oct. 27, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4868-4), ages 8–12. Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales presents Blades of Freedom: A Louisiana Purchase Tale by Hale (Oct. 27, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4691-8), ages 8–12. The Magical Land of Birthdays celebrates The Mystery of the Birthday Basher by Amirah Kassem (Oct. 13, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4028-2), ages 9–12. In the Study with the Wrench is a new Clue Mystery by Diana Peterfreund (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-3976-7), ages 12–17. And Bookish Boyfriends offers Get a Clue by Tiffany Schmidt (Jan. 19, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4197-3968-2), ages 12–18.

Abrams/Magic Cat

The Dragon Ark: Join the Quest to Save the Rarest Dragon on Earth by Curatoria Draconis, illus. by Tomislav Tomic (Oct. 20, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4837-0). With dragon numbers declining, the Dragon Protector travels the globe in search of the rarest dragon on Earth. Ages 8–12.

Slow Down: 50 Mindful Moments in Nature by Rachel Williams, illus. by Freya Hartas (Sept. 1, $18.65, ISBN 978-1-64700-084-4), compiles nature stories that foster mindfulness. Ages 8–12.


Baby Animal Tales introduces Goodnight, Little Llama by Amanda Wood, illus. by Vikki Chu (Jan. 5, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4841-7), ages 2–5. And See the Supernatural issues Magical Creatures and Mythical Beasts by Professor Mortimer, illus. by Victo Ngai (Nov. 10, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-4839-4), ages 8–12.



LyricPop grooves on with Move the Crowd by Eric Barrier and William Griffin, illus. by Kirk Parrish (Oct. 6, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-849-2); Respect by Otis Redding (Oct. 6, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-844-7) and These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ by Lee Hazlewood, both illus. by Rachel Moss (Oct. 6, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-875-1); and We Got the Beat by Charlotte Caffey, illus. by Kaitlyn Shea O’Connor (Oct. 6, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-836-2), ages up to 7.

Akashic/Black Sheep

Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle (Oct. 20, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-61775-855-3). Two teenage slaves in 1760 Jamaica join other enslaved people in the rebellion that is now known as Tacky’s War. Ages 12–18.


Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake, illus. by Jon Klassen (Sept. 15, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-64375-005-7), opens a series about a pair of odd-couple new friends. Ages 8–12.

Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries: Premeditated Myrtle (Oct. 6, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-918-6) and How to Get Away with Myrtle (Oct. 6, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-919-3) by Elizabeth C. Bunce debut a series starring a young sleuth in Victorian England. Ages 10–18.

Body Talk: 37 Voices Explore Our Radical Anatomy by Kelly Jensen (Aug. 18, $16.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-61620-967-4). Tyra Banks, Aly Raisman, and others reveal what it’s like to live in their bodies. Ages 14–18.

Foreshadow: Stories to Celebrate the Magic of Reading and Writing YA by Nova Ren Suma and Emily X.R. Pan (Oct. 20, $16.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-64375-079-8) collects writing featured in this online magazine. Ages 14–18.

Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez (Sept. 29, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-61620-991-9). An Argentinian soccer-star must put everything on the line—even her love interest—to follow her dreams. Ages 14–18.

Allen & Unwin

Our Little Inventor by Sher Rill Ng (Nov. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-76052-356-5). Nell invents a machine to fix the pollution that is choking the Big City. Ages 4–8.

Diamonds by Armin Greder (Dec. 1, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-76087-704-0) presents a parable that explores how the desire for endless riches perpetuates inequality and corruption. Ages 8–10.

The Honeyman & the Hunter by Neil Grant (Oct. 1, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-76063-187-1). A teen journeys from Australia to India in this novel about dual heritage, cultural identity, and accepting change. Ages 14–18.



Bizarre Baron Inventions continues with The Tremendous Baron Time Machine by Eric Bower (Oct. 6, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-948705-68-4), ages 9–12.

American Girl


New Smart Girl’s Guides are Crushes: Dating, Rejection, and Other Stuff by Nancy Holyoke (Aug. 24, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68337-165-6) and Making a Difference: Using Your Talents and Passions to Change the World by Melissa Seymour (Aug. 24, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68337-164-9), ages 10–13.

Andersen Press USA

Bricks by Katie Cotton, illus. by Tor Freeman (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72841-578-9). In this cautionary tale, Pig learns what happens to greedy pigs who fleece their workers. Ages 4–9.

The Huffalots by Eve Coy (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72841-579-6). After a long day, grumpy Mom’s Huffalots magically transform into Huffalittles and finally—with a big cuddle—into Lovealots. Ages 4–9.

I Didn’t Do It! by Michael Foreman (Aug. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5415-9629-0). After Milo unwittingly causes havoc during the Big Cycle Race, he finally saves the day. Ages 4–9.

Mouse in the House by Russell Ayto (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72841-581-9). When two mouse-catchers try to ensnare a mouse, the critter stays one step ahead. Ages 4–9.

The Mouse’s Apples by Frances Stickley, illus. by Kristyna Litten (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-72841-580-2). Mouse plays a trick on greedy Bear to help him realize how much better sharing feels than being selfish. Ages 4–9.

Lightning Mary by Anthea Simmons (Sept. 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78344-829-6) is a fictionalized biography of Mary Anning, the first female English paleontologist and fossil collector. Ages 9–12.

Monsters: The Passion and Loss That Created Frankenstein by Sharon Dogar (Oct. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78344-802-9) is a reimagining of Mary Shelley’s young adulthood. Ages 12–18.


The Most Amazing Bird by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak, illus. by Andrew Qappik (Nov. 10, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-418-4). Agatha bonds with a raven in this tale about nature’s beauty and the changing seasons. Ages 4–7.

My Day with Gong Gong by Sennah Yee, illus. by Elaine Chen (Sept. 8, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-429-0). A girl and her Grandpa spend a day in Chinatown in this story about bridging generational and cultural gaps. Ages 4–7.

Swift Fox All Along by Rebecca Lea Thomas, illus. by Maya McKibbin (Sept. 8, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-448-1). Visiting her extended family, Swift Fox learns what it means to be Mi’kmaq. Ages 4–7.

Why Are You So Quiet? by Jaclyn Desforges, illus. by Risa Hugo (Sept. 8, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-434-4), is a tale championing introversion and being a listener, thinker, and observer in our loud world. Ages 4–7.

Yara’s Spring by Jamal Saeed and Sharon McKay (Oct. 13, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77321-440-5). Amid the violence of the Arab Spring in Aleppo, Yara embarks on a journey to safety and freedom. Ages 10–14.

Four Faces of the Moon by Amanda Strong (Nov. 10, $18.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-77321-453-5). Guided by her ancestors, Spotted Fawn travels through time and space to uncover her family’s story. Ages 12 and up.

CRISPR: A Powerful Way to Change DNA by Yolanda Ridge, illus. by Alex Boersma (Sept. 8, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-77321-423-8), explores genetic modification and the ethics of the new science, CRISPR. Ages 14 and up.


Band Together by Chloe Douglass (Sept. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3241-3). When a quiet-loving duck is asked to substitute for a sick band member, he sets aside his anxieties and makes new friends. Ages 4–8.

The Heart of Mi Familia by Carrie Lara, illus. by Christine Battuz (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3253-6). In this follow-up to Marvelous Maravilliso, a girl’s abuela and her grandmother help her create a special present for her brother. Ages 4–8.

Pooka & Bunni by Jennifer Zivoin (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3214-7). When Pooka accidentally knocks down her sister’s pillow castle, she uses her imagination and creativity to build an even better one. Ages 4–8.

You’ll Find Me by Amanda Rawson Hill, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Sept. 22, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3126-3), helps children pay tribute to loved ones who have died and keep memories of them alive. Ages 4–8.

The Hero Handbook by Matt Langdon (Oct. 13, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-2796-9), encourages kids to surround themselves with supportive people, find their passion, and have the courage to make things happen. Ages 9–13.

Zero to 60: A Teen’s Guide to Manage Frustration, Anger, and Everyday Irritations by Michael A. Tompkins, illus. by Chloe Douglass (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3247-5), offers tips for stalling anger, communicating, and de-escalating situations. Ages 12–18.


New Terrific Toddlers titles by Carol Zeavin and Rhona Silverbush, illus. by Jon Davis, are New Baby! (Nov. 17, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3250-5), Potty! (Nov. 17, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3251-2), and Time to Go! (Nov. 17, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3252-9), ages 2–3. And joining Big Little Talks by Alberto Pellai and Barbara Tamborini, illus. by Elisa Paganelli, are I Don’t Want to Go to School! (Oct. 13, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3244-4), I Want Everything! (Oct. 13, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3242-0), and Oh Brother! (Oct. 13, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4338-3243-7), ages 4–8.


And That’s the Tooth by Terri Fields (Sept. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64351-818-3) provides clues to help kids guess which animal various teeth belong to. Ages 4–7.

River Otter’s Adventure by Linda Stanek, illus. by Shennen Bersani (Sept. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64351-751-3). At the zoo, an otter who mimics other animals in hopes of finding a new identity learns to appreciate herself. Ages 4–8.


What, Why, or Where? gains What’s the Weather? (Sept. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64351-820-6), ages 3–7. And Animal Homes by Mary Holland (Sept. 10, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64351-750-6) joins Animal Anatomy & Adaptations, ages 5–9.

Archie Comics

Archie & Friends Forever (Aug. 11, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64576-942-2). This collection of music-themed stories follows the Archies around the globe. Ages 8–12.


Cosmo stars in The Mighty Martian by Ian Flynn, illus. by Tracy Yardley (Aug. 18, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64576-944-6), ages 8–12. And Sabrina the Teenage Witch is back in Sabrina: Something Wicked by Kelly Thompson, illus. by Veronica Fish and Andy Fish (Dec. 1, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64576-962-0), ages 13–18.


The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Kai Wuerbs (Oct. 6, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64690-005-3), features new illustrations by this German artist. Ages 4–8.

The End by Mats Strandberg (Oct. 6, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-64690-006-0). In this novel translated from the Swedish, two teens must solve the murder of a friend before a meteor hits Earth. Ages 12–18.

Arsenal Pulp

The Name I Call Myself by Hasan Namir, illus. by Cathryn John (Oct. 13, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-55152-809-0). This story of a child’s solitary gender journey reinforces the meaning of self-acceptance and unconditional love. Ages 5–12.

God Loves Hair: 10th Anniversary Edition by Vivek Shraya, illus. by Juliana Neufeld (Sept. 15, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-55152-813-7), is a new edition of this story collection about a child navigating gender creativity, queerness, brownness, religion, and belonging. Ages 12–18.

The Girl Who Was Convinced Beyond All Reason That She Could Fly by Sybil Lamb (Nov. 10, $16.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-55152-817-5). A homeless girl trying to make her way in the world relies on her flights of fancy in order to survive and thrive. Ages 14 and up.


5-Minute Bedtime Stories by Pamela Kennedy and Anne Kennedy Brady (Oct. 6, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-08-771988-7). Animal friends star in 23 tales about courage, friendship, and character. Ages 2–5.

Christmas Is Coming! by Tama Fortner, illus. by Wazza Pink (Oct. 27, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-08-771378-6), shows how God’s plan for the first Christmas came to unfold. Ages 2–6.

The Bright Light and the Super Scary Darkness by Dan DeWitt (Oct. 27, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-08-770935-2) aims to show children struggling with fear and anxiety that God’s love is more powerful than scary things. Ages 4–8.

Echo Island by Jared C. Wilson (Oct. 20, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5359-9671-6). Four boys try to solve the mystery of the disappearance of everyone in their town while discovering the truth about themselves. Ages 12–18.


Little Bible Heroes welcomes Animal Friends (Oct. 13, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-08-772227-6), ages 2–5.


Nassir’s White Coat by Artigua Kilpatrick, illus. by Rebecca Fischer (Jan. 28, $16.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-64397-175-9). An albino gorilla learns he’s as special as anyone in this tale about acceptance and love. Ages 4–8.

Alina: A Song for the Telling by Malve von Hassell (Aug. 27, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-072-1). Traveling to Jerusalem, a girl from 12th-century Provence finds political intrigue, murder, and her voice. Ages 10-up.

Crystal Heart by Whitney Morris (Sept. 22, $26.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-069-1). When Mellissa meets changeling Gregory, she discovers an ancient and enchanted world of leprechauns and elves. Ages 13–18.

Whiteland by Rosie Cranie-Higgs (Sept. 3, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-948540-72-8). In a lonely mountain village, something imbeds its claws in Kira’s sister—and then their parents disappear. Ages 13–18.


Realms of Chaos adds Remeon’s Crusade by J.W. Garrett (Aug. 13, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-117-9), ages 14–18. A Life, Forward by Tracy Hewitt Meyer (Nov. 5, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-150-6) is a new Rowan Slone Novel, ages 14–18. And Tsera’s Gift continues with The Perfect Tear by Connie Lansberg (Nov. 12, $25.95, ISBN 978-1-64397-154-4), ages 14–18.


iAspire Teen Devotions: iAspire to Know God. iAspire to Serve Others. iAspire to Be the Best I Can Be. by Trisha Priebe (Dec. 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64352-711-6). This companion to iAspire Teen Study Bible addresses 101 Christian topics. Ages 12–17.

Barbour/Shiloh Kidz

A Year of Bible Stories: A Treasury of 48 Best Loved Stories from God’s Word by Joanne Simmons (Oct. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-64352-640-9) offers 48 biblical stories that celebrate the months of the year. Ages 8–12.

Barbour/Shiloh Run

The Teen’s Guide to Face-to-Face Connections in a Screen-to-Screen World: 40 Tips to Meaningful Communication by Jonathan McKee and Alyssa McKee (Nov. 1, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-64352-468-9) encourages young adults to embrace tech-free communication. Ages 13–18.


Fun and Games: Everyday Play by Celeste Cortright, illus. by Sophie Fatus (Aug. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-053-1). A diverse group of kids enjoys games and toys from the ancient and modern worlds. Ages 3–7.

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes by Skye Silver, illus. by Mariana Ruiz Johnson, sung by Chris Mears (Sept. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-068-5), presents new verses to this song, as well as audio and animation. Ages 3–7.

The Last Hazelnut by Susanna Isern, illus. by Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Aug. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-055-5). A misunderstanding between two woodland friends leads to conflict and resolution. Ages 4–8.

The Tiny Baker by Hayley Barrett, illus. by Alison Jay (Sept. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-070-8). Chaos erupts in Tiny Baker’s cafe when her ladybug assistants cause trouble in the kitchen. Ages 4–8.

The Bread Pet: A Sourdough Story by Kate DePalma, illus. by Nelleke Verhoeff (Aug. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-064-7). Cora cares for a fast-growing bread pet in this book with sourdough starter and recipes. Ages 4–9.

Dance Like a Leaf by A.J. Irving, illus. by Claudia Navarro (Aug. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-057-9). As her grandmother’s health declines, a girl takes the lead in their shared autumn traditions. Ages 4–9.

A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India by Meera Sriram, illus. by Mariona Cabassa (Aug. 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-061-6). In a market in Chennai, India, a girl searches for a gift for her mother. Ages 4–9.

Barefoot Books Amazing Places by Miralda Colombo, illus. by Beatrice Cerocchi (Sept. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-067-8), explores 15 global landmarks, including Angkor Wat, Stonehenge, and the Colosseum. Ages 8–12.

Barefoot Books Incredible Animals by Dunia Rahwan, illus. by Paola Formica (Sept. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-64686-066-1), is an encyclopedia of animals throughout the world. Ages 8–12.


New Slide-and-See Nature titles by Beatriz Giménez de Ory are Crack!, illus. by Paloma Valdivia (Sept. 4, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64686-093-7); Poop!, illus. by Carles Ballesteros (Sept. 4, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64686-091-3); and Tweet! by María José Ferrada, illus. by Magdalena Pérez (Sept. 4, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64686-092-0), Ages 3–6.


Little Ewe: The Story of One Lost Sheep by Laura Sassi, illus. by Tommy Doyle (Nov. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6470-1), is a counting story inspired by the Parable of the Lost Sheep. Ages 3–5.

Monsters Like Us by Amy Huntington (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6059-8) emphasizes that though monsters may act scary, they aren’t so different from us. Ages 3–5.

Horizon by Carolina Celas (Nov. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6440-4). A girl’s ode to the horizon underscores the geometry of life, perspective, and an individual’s place in the universe. Ages 3–8.

So Big and So Small by John Coy, illus. by Steph Lew (Oct. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6058-1). Comparing himself to the world around him, a boy concludes that kids are just the right size. Ages 3–8.

Opening the Road by Keila Dawson, illus. by Alleanna Harris (Jan. 19, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6791-7), tells of the travel guide for African Americans during segregation, The Green Book, and the man who wrote it. Ages 4–7.

Rainbow Boy by Taylor Rouanzion, illus. by Stacey Chomiak (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6398-8). A gender-nonconforming child tries to answer the question, “What’s your favorite color?” Ages 4–7.

Catching Thoughts by Bonnie Clark, illus. by Summer Macon (Aug. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6416-9). A girl learns how to acknowledge unwanted thoughts and replace them with positive ones. Ages 4–8.

Fly, Girl, Fly! Shaesta Waiz Soars Around the World by Nancy Roe Pimm, illus. by Alexandra Bye (Sept. 22, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6468-8), profiles the youngest woman and the first from Afghanistan to circumnavigate the globe by herself in a single-engine aircraft. Ages 4–8.

A Girl’s Bill of Rights by Amy B. Mucha, illus. by Addy Rivera Sonda (Sept. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6452-7), proclaims the rights of every girl: power, confidence, freedom, and consent. Ages 4–8.

Once Upon Another Time by Matt Forrest Esenwine and Charles Ghigna, illus. by Andrés F. Landazábal (Aug. 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6054-3), examines the world as it was before humans made their mark, and encourages kids to protect the wonder of the planet. Ages 4–8.

Finding Beauty by Talitha Shipman (Oct. 20, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6379-7) invites girls to find beauty in nature, kindness, math, art, and music, and to be confident and ambitious adventurers in the world. Ages 5–8.

God Made All Your Feelings by Amanda Flinn, illus. by Sejung Kim (Jan. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6852-5), explores the variety of emotions that children experience. Ages 5–8.

When Things Are Hard, Remember by Joanna Rowland, illus. by Marcela Calderon (Sept. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6380-3), explains hope through the metaphor of a seed being planted and waiting to grow. Ages 5–8.

Courageous Creativity: Advice and Encouragement for the Creative Life by Sara Zarr (Sept. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5915-8) inspires readers to express themselves with self-confidence, bravery, and joy. Ages 12–18.


Agostino Traini Pop-Ups adds Our Father in Heaven: A Lord’s Prayer Pop-Up Book, illus. by Agostino Traini (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-5241-8), ages 3–8. Awesomely Emma is a new Charley and Emma Story by Amy Webb, illus. by Merrilee Liddiard (Sept. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-6495-4), ages 3–8. Little Mole stars in Little Mole’s Christmas Gift by Glenys Nellist, illus. by Sally Garland (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-4875-6), ages 4–8. And joining Queerfully and Wonderfully Made Guides is A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens, edited by Leigh Finke (Aug. 25, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5064-6524-1), ages 12–18.


The Failure Book by Karen and Chad Lilly (Sept. 1, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-87441-977-1) profiles athletes, artists, scientists, and others who overcame early setbacks to achieve remarkable things. Ages 10–13.

Behrman/Apples & Honey

If I Lived with Noah by Pamela Moritz, illus. by MacKenzie Henry (Sept. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-558-6). A boy envisions what it would have been like to help out on Noah’s ark. Ages 3–6.

Kayla and Kugel’s Happy Hanukkah by Ann D. Koffsky (Sept. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-560-9). A girl and her mischievous dog create good-hearted chaos as they get ready to celebrate Hanukkah. Ages 3–6.

Queen Vashti’s Comfy Pants by Leah Berkowitz, illus. by Ruth Bennett (Jan. 28, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-563-0), imagines what the biblical Queen Vashti might have been thinking when she left the palace. Ages 3–6.

Esther Didn’t Dream of Being Queen by Allison Ofanansky, illus. by Valentina Belloni (Jan. 28, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-561-6). Should biblical Esther answer the king’s summons when he seeks out a new Queen? Ages 5–8.

Judy Led the Way by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, illus. by Margeaux Lucas (Sept. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-559-3), reveals how Judith Kaplan became the first girl in the U.S. to celebrate her bat mitzvah. Ages 5–8.

Night Lights: A Sukkot Story by Barbara Diamond Goldin, illus. by Amberin Huq (Sept. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-547-0). When a boy wants to sleep in the backyard sukkah, his sister helps calm his fears of the dark. Ages 5–8.

Zombie Vacation by Lisa Rose, illus. by Angeles Ruiz (Sept. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68115-557-9). A zombie tours Israel looking for the perfect vacation spot. Ages 5–8.

Black Spot


Chronicles of Fritillary introduces How to Break an Evil Curse by Laura Morrison (Oct. 13, $18.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-73359-948-1), ages 14–18.


Little Owl’s Bedtime by Debi Gliori, illus. by Alison Brown (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0449-4). The mother of a wakeful owl has a few tricks up her sleeve to help him get to sleep. Ages 2–5.

The Whales on the Bus by Katrina Charman, illus. by Nick Sharratt (Oct. 6, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5476-0618-4). This take on the familiar song involves an array of vehicles and animals. Ages 2–5.

Saving Stella by Deborah Blumenthal and Bassel Abou Fakher, illus. by Nadine Kaadan (Nov. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0133-2), reveals how musician Fakher and his dog escaped the violence of the Syrian War. Ages 4–8.

The Song for Everyone by Lucy Morris (Oct. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0286-5). Townsfolk wearily plod through each day until a mysterious source of music illuminates the beauty in their lives and tasks. Ages 4–8.

Time to Roar by Olivia A. Cole, illus. by Jessica Gibson (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0370-1). When a bear sees construction vehicles destroying her forest, she raises her voice to defend what she loves. Ages 4–8.

Into the Forest by Christiane Dorion, illus. by Jane McGuinness (Nov. 17, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0457-9). This look at trees and the wildlife of forests emphasizes the importance of protecting them through sustainability. Ages 5–8.

A Most Clever Girl: How Jane Austen Discovered Her Voice by Jasmine Stirling, illus. by Vesper Stamper (Jan. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0110-3), follows the author’s journey to hone her craft and find her place in the world. Ages 5–9.

Revver the Speedway Squirrel by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illus. by Alex Willan (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0361-9), launches a series about a squirrel who pursues his dreams to drive a race car. Ages 8–11.

The Monster Who Wasn’t by T.C. Shelley (Sept. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0456-2). With origins in both the monster and human realms, Imp searches to learn about family, love, and where he belongs. Ages 8–12.

The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0394-7) is a young readers’ adaptation of this friendship story set against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ages 9–11.

What Breathes Through Its Butt? Mind-Blowing Science Questions Answered by Emily Grossman (Nov. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0452-4) addresses inquiries about various scientific concepts. Ages 10–12.

Legacy, edited by Nikki Grimes (Jan. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68119-944-3), pairs the writing of female poets of the Harlem Renaissance with art from contemporary female African American illustrators. Ages 10–14.

Who Gives a Poop? Surprising Science from One End to the Other by Heather L. Montgomery, illus. by Iris Gottlieb (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0347-3), discusses how scientists, engineers, veterinarians, and others are using poop to change the world. Ages 10–14.

The Gifted, the Talented, and Me by William Sutcliffe (Sept. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0420-3). Proud of being average, Sam finds his own way to fit in at the London Academy for the Gifted and Talented. Ages 12–18.

Your Life Has Been Delayed by Michelle I. Mason (Jan. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0408-1). Disembarking from a flight from New York City to St. Louis, Jenny learns that her plane disappeared 25 years earlier. Ages 12–18.

The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess and Laura L. Sullivan (Sept. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0453-1). A cat serves as a guardian spirit to a Muslim teen struggling to survive in the midst of the Bosnian genocide. Ages 13–18.

Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera (Sept. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0373-2). This contemporary retelling of the Greek Orpheus and Euridyce myth features Afro-Latinx characters in the Bronx. Ages 14–17.

Every Single Lie by Rachel Vincent (Jan. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0523-1). A teen contends with rumors and social-media bullying after finding the body of a newborn in her boyfriend’s gym bag. Ages 14–18.

How We Fall Apart by Katie Zhao (Jan. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0397-8). Three prep school friends are prime suspects in the murder of their former best friend, the top-ranked student in their class. Ages 14–18.


Bear Meets Bear by Jacob Grant (Nov. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0424-1) joins Bear and Spider, ages 4–8. Kid Normal reappears in Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine by Greg James and Chris Smith, illus. by Erica Salcedo (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0331-2), ages 8–11. The Darkdeep gains The Torchbearers by Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs (Sept. 29, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0255-1), ages 8–12. The Dragon Warrior picks up The Fallen Hero by Katie Zhao (Oct. 13, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0197-4), ages 8–12. And The Cursebreakers by Brigid Kemmerer continues with A Vow So Bold and Deadly (Jan. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5476-0258-2), ages 13–18.

Blue Dot

The Day Saida Arrived by Susana Gómez Redondo, trans. by Lawrence Schimel, illus. by Sonja Wimmer (Sept. 15, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-73312-125-5). Two girls forge a friendship while learning each other’s language in this story that includes English translation and pronunciations of Arabic vocabulary. Ages 3–7.

Jacob’s Fantastic Flight by Philip Waechter, trans. by Elisabeth Lauffer (Oct. 13, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-73312-126-2). A boy who can fly stars in this story about independence, kindness, and embracing the unknown. Ages 3–7.

Seeking an Aurora by Elizabeth Pulford, illus. by Anne Bannock (Jan. 19, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-73312-127-9). A father and child experience the splendor of the Northern and Southern Lights. Ages 3–7.

Bold Strokes

The Dubious Gift of Dragon Blood by J. Marshall Freeman (Dec. 15, $11.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-63555-725-1). After a gay teen discovers he’s part dragon, he is transported to another realm that he must defend. Ages 14–18.


Have You Seen Matilda? by Eva Muszynski (Sept. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-910716-90-8). Edwin Elephant searches for his best friend, Matilda Mouse. Ages up to 4.

An Oval Submarine and Other Shapes (Oct. 6, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-912757-22-0) and A Red Train and Other Colors (Oct. 6, $7.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-912757-24-4) by Britta Teckentrup are early concept books. Ages 1–3.


Wild Facts & Amazing Math adds How Fast Was a Velociraptor? by Alison Limentani (Sept. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-912757-45-9), ages 3–6.

Boyds Mills & Kane/Boyds Mills

LillyBelle: A Damsel Not in Distress by Joana Pastro, illus. by Jhon Ortiz (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63592-296-7). When she’s captured by various villains, LillyBelle uses her charm and wit to save herself. Ages 3–7.

Probably a Narwhal by Shelley Moore Thomas, illus. by Jenn Harney (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-581-2). In this friendship tale, when a girl blames a narwhal for her mess the narwhal materializes to defend himself. Ages 3–7.

Arithmechicks Take Away: A Math Story by Ann Marie Stephens, illus. by Jia Liu (Aug. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-808-0). Arithmechicks, 10 math-loving chicks, teach basic math concepts. Ages 4–7.

Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps by Charlotte Watson Sherman, illus. by Geneva Bowers (Jan. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63592-310-0). At a beach, McKenzie pitches in to conquer the ocean’s plastic waste. Ages 4–8.

The Hungry Place by Jessie Haas (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-794-7). Princess the pony is pampered and loved, then abused and neglected, until a girl shows her love again. Ages 8–12.

Boyds Mills & Kane/Calkins Creek

The Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) Melvil Dewey by Alexis O’Neill, illus. by Edwin Fotheringham (Sept. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-198-3), explains how Dewey’s love of organization and words inspired him to develop the Dewey Decimal System. Ages 7–10.

Lincoln Clears a Path: Abraham Lincoln’s Agricultural Legacy by Peggy Thomas, illus. by Stacy Innerst (Jan. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-153-2), reveals how President Lincoln cleared a path to better farming, improved transportation, accessible education, and most importantly, freedom. Ages 7–10.

The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share by Emma Bland Smith, illus. by Allison Jay (Nov. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-171-6), relays the true story of how two nations almost went to war in 1859 over a pig—but learned to share instead. Ages 7–10.

Smelly Kelly and His Super Senses: How James Kelly’s Nose Saved the New York City Subway by Beth Anderson, illus. by Jenn Harney (Oct. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-399-4), profiles this man who in the 1930s used his sense of smell to ensure that the New York City subway was safe. Ages 7–10.

The Teachers March! How Selma’s Teachers Changed History by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, illus. by Charly Palmer (Sept. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-452-5), spotlights Rev. F.D. Reese, who organized Black educators to participate in the 1965 Selma Teachers’ March in support of their right to vote. Ages 7–10.

Farmers Unite! Planting a Protest for Fair Prices by Lindsay Metcalf (Nov. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-908-8) shares the story of the farmers who drove their tractors into Washington, D.C., in 1979 to protest unfair prices for their products and demand action from Congress. Ages 8–12.

Race Against Time: The Untold Story of Scipio Jones and the Battle to Save Twelve Innocent Men by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace (Jan. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-816-5) tells the story of Jones, a self-taught attorney born into slavery, who saved 12 Black men who’d been unjustly sentenced to death in 1919. Ages 10–14.

Finding a Way Home: Mildred and Richard Loving and the Fight for Marriage Equality by Larry Dane Brimner (Nov. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62979-751-9), explains how this Virginia couple challenged the courts to secure their civil rights after they were arrested and jailed because of their mixed-race marriage. Ages 12–18.


Medical Fiascoes offers Blood and Germs: The Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease by Gail Jarrow (Oct. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-176-1), ages 10–14.

Boyds Mills & Kane/Kane Press


Makers Make It Work releases 7 Days Till Ice Cream: Coding by Bernardo Feliciano, illus. by Rayanne Vieira (Aug. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-63592-271-4); The Great Pumpkin Smash: Engineering by Lori Haskins Houran, illus. by Maarten Lenoir (Aug. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-63592-268-4); How to Grow a Monster: Gardening by Kiki Thorpe, illus. by Barbara Bongini (Aug. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-63592-277-6); and Time to Shine! Solar Energy by Catherine Daly, illus. by Steliyana Doneva (Aug. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-63592-274-5), ages 5–8.

Boyds Mills & Kane/Wordsong

This Poem Is a Nest by Irene Latham, illus. by Johanna Wright (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68437-363-5). This introduction to the art of found poetry uncovers 160 shorter poems within a 37-line poem. Ages 7–12.

Boys Town

The I in Integrity (I Mean the “ME!”) by Julia Cook, illus. by Kyle Merriman (Oct. 6, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-62-4). When a girl finally learns what integrity means, she tries to use hers to right what she has done wrong. Ages 5–11.

My Name Is Sammy and I’m No Snitch by Jeff Tucker, illus. by Miranda Morrissey (Sept. 8, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-61-7). This story sets out to explain the difference between snitching and reporting and to help kids understand why the slogan, “See something, say something” is meant to keep everyone safe. Ages 5–11.


Executive Function gains Fix It with Focus: A Story About Ignoring Distractions and Staying on Task by Bryan Smith, illus. by Lisa M. Griffin (Aug. 25, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-60-0), ages 5–11. And Stepping Up Social Skills offers But I Need Your Help Now! by Smith, illus. by Griffin (Aug. 11, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-944882-59-4), ages 5–11.



Crisanta Knight returns in Geanna Culbertson’s Into the Gray (Oct. 1, $18.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-945448-83-6) and Midnight Law (Jan. 1, $18.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-945448-85-0), ages 14–18.

Brisance/Honey Bunny

Pobbolina by Diane Kwon, illus. by Gareth Conway (Oct. 27, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-944194-75-8). Pobbolina the witch and her magic spells stir up lessons in kindness and friendship for a lonely girl, her new classmates, and a class pet. Ages 3–8.


Britannica All New Kids’ Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don’t, edited by Christopher Lloyd (Oct. 6, $30, ISBN 978-1-912920-48-8), offers information on an array of topics, plus art, infographics, and photos. Ages 8–12.


Britannica 5-Minute Really True Stories picks up Britannica 5-Minute Really True Stories for Bedtime (Oct. 13, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-912920-65-5), ages 4–8.


The Other Side of Water by Erika Espinoza (Sept. 29, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7443-0126-7). Zeke deals with his mother’s death and his newfound magical abilities and saves the community from water serpents. Ages 11–15.

Earth United by Bryan K. Prosek (Aug. 11, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7443-0123-6). After a rival planet leader murders his uncle, Jake seeks revenge and uncovers an ominous conspiracy against his family. Ages 12–18.

Cameron & Co.

Brown: The Many Shades of Love by Nancy Johnson James, illus. by Constance Moore (Sept. 15, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-98-5). In this ode to the color brown, a boy describes the various hues of his family, including his own—gingerbread. Ages 3–5.

When You Breathe by Diana Farid, illus. by Billy Renkl (Sept. 22, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-93-0), celebrates the beauty and importance of breath. Ages 3–5.

Get Up, Elizabeth! by Shirin Yim Bridges, illus. by Alea Marley (Sept. 8, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-94-7), presents a fictional account of a young Queen Elizabeth I beginning her day. Ages 4–7.

The Good Song: A Story Inspired by “Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World,” illus. by Penelope Dullaghan (Oct. 6, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-83-1), relays a story based on this medley sung by Hawaiian singer Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole. Ages 5–7.

A Is for Apple, Unless... by Tom Llewellyn, illus. by Mark Hoffmann (Aug. 25, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-944903-97-8). This irreverent ABC book features vomit, vampires, and karate-practicing kangaroos. Ages 5–7.


Little Fish and Friends: A Touch-and-Feel Book by Lucy Cousins (Sept. 8, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1512-0) follows Little Fish’s undersea adventure. Ages 2–4.

This Is a Book of Shapes by Kenneth Kraegel (Sept. 8, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0701-9) is a concept book featuring simple wood-grained shapes and animals engaged in silly pastimes. Ages 3–5.

Can Bears Ski? by Raymond Antrobus, illus. by Polly Dunbar (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1266-2). In this story about deafness and children learning to navigate their world, Little Bear doesn’t return his friend’s greetings—but why? Ages 3–6.

Let’s Play Monsters! by Lucy Cousins (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1060-6). This family tale chronicles an imaginative child’s day. Ages 3–6.

A Polar Bear in the Snow by Mac Barnett, illus. by Shawn Harris (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0396-7). What happens when a polar bear sets out on a mysterious walk? Ages 3–6.

Bedtime for Albie by Sophie Ambrose (Jan. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1118-4). Animals know it’s time to go to sleep—all except one. Ages 3–7.

The Boy Who Loved Everyone by Jane Porter, illus. by Maisie Paradise Shearring (Jan. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1123-8). On his first day of preschool, Dimitri’s vocal affection for everything elicits wary reactions—until his words begin to take root and grow. Ages 3–7.

No Ordinary Jacket by Sue-Ellen Pashley, illus. by Thea Baker (Aug. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0966-2). When Amelia outgrows her favorite jacket, should she pass it on to her little sister? Ages 3–7.

Over the Shop by Jonarno Lawson, illus. by Qin Leng (Jan. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0147-5), is a wordless picture book about accepting people for who they are and filling one’s home with love and joy. Ages 3–7.

Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover) by Helen Yoon (Jan. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0732-3). When Hungry Wolf disguises himself as a sheep, nobody suspects a thing—or do they? Ages 3–7.

Some Dinosaurs Are Small by Charlotte Voake (Aug. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0936-5) shows how the concept of size is relative—and can take on prehistoric proportions. Ages 3–7.

Will You Be My Friend? by Sam McBratney, illus. by Anita Jeram (Sept. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1747-6). A quarter century after the release of Guess How Much I Love You, this sequel offers a story of new friendship. Ages 3–7.

The Boy and the Gorilla by Jackie Azúa Kramer, illus. by Cindy Derby (Oct. 13, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9832-4). The dialogue between a grieving boy and an imaginary gorilla explores loss, empathy, and healing. Ages 4–7.

Ella’s Night Lights by Lucy Fleming (Nov. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1269-3). Friendship, kindness, and gratitude are illuminated in this tale of a magical girl with moth-like wings. Ages 4–7.

Evelyn del Rey Is Moving Away by Meg Medina, illus. by Sonia Sánchez (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0704-0), centers on two girls who will always be each other’s número uno, even though one is moving away. Ages 4–7.

Hamish Takes the Train by Daisy Hirst (Sept. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1659-2). In this friendship story, an adventurous bear and a home-loving goose discover that new experiences are even better when shared. Ages 4–7.

The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol by Arthur A. Levine, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9741-9). A holiday spirit stars in this myth tailored for kids celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah. Ages 4–7.

If Winter Comes, Tell It I’m Not Here by Simona Ciraolo (Oct. 13, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1530-4). Despite hearing dire predictions about winter, a child is smitten by the season’s charms. Ages 4–7.

In the Half Room by Carson Ellis (Oct. 13, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1456-7). A half room is filled with a half chair, a half cat, even half shoes—all just as nice as whole things. Ages 4–7.

Jabari Tries by Gaia Cornwall (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0716-3). Jabari’s invention of a machine that will fly across the yard requires grit, patience, and maybe a little help from his sister. Ages 4–7.

Julián at the Wedding by Jessica Love (Oct. 6, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1238-9). The title character attends a wedding and makes a new friend in this sequel to Julián Is a Mermaid. Ages 4–7.

Nana Says I Will Be Famous One Day by Ann Stott, illus. by Andrew Joyner (Aug. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9560-6). Nana attends all school events and ball games—but who will cheer her on after she takes a tumble? Ages 4–7.

Norman: One Amazing Goldfish! by Kelly Bennett, illus. by Noah Z. Jones (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0671-5). In this follow-up to Not Norman, the fish needs help from friends to overcome stage fright. Ages 4–7.

Not an Alphabet Book: The Case of the Missing Cake by Eoin McLaughlin, illus. by Marc Boutavant (Aug. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1267-9). Bear follows clues from A to Z as he hunts for a cake thief. Ages 4–7.

The Purple Puffy Coat by Maribeth Boelts, illus. by Daniel Duncan (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0497-1). Beetle and Stick Bug star in this tale about considering what makes a friend, rather than oneself, happy. Ages 4–7.

Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illus. by David Litchfield (Dec. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1283-9). A girl and a fox survive challenging times in this picture book about finding optimism in dark places. Ages 4–7.

Curious Comparisons: A Life-Size Look at the World Around You by Jorge Doneiger, illus. by Guido Chouela et al. (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0021-8). Text and life-size photos explore concepts of size, measurement, time, and more. Ages 4–8.

See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog by David LaRochelle, illus. by Mike Wohnoutka (Sept. 8, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0427-8). In this spoof of classic primers, Max talks back to the book when it instructs readers to “see the cat”—because Max is a dog. Ages 4–8.

Ellie’s Dragon by Bob Graham (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1113-9) is a story about imaginary friends who appear when we most need them—and the bittersweet nature of growing up. Ages 5–8.

Love Is Powerful by Heather Dean Brewer, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0199-4). Inspired by a girl who participated in the January 2017 Women’s March in New York City, this story emphasizes what young people can do to promote change and equality. Ages 5–8.

Flying Paintings: The Zhou Brothers: A Story of Revolution and Art by Amy Alznauer, illus. by ShanZuo Zhou and DaHuang Zhou (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0428-5). This profile of two Chinese brothers who became art-world legends explores how art can bring people together, as well as set them free. Ages 5–9.

Grow: Secrets of Our DNA by Nicola Davies, illus. by Emily Sutton (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1272-3). The creators of Tiny Creatures and Many examine the wonders of DNA. Ages 5–9.

So You Want to Be an Owl by Jane Porter, illus. by Maddie Frost (Jan. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1521-2). Olaf Owl, a professor at Owl School, explains everything readers need to know about being an owl, from hunting to camouflage to seeing in the dark. Ages 5–9.

Birrarung Wilam: A Story from Aboriginal Australia by Aunty Joy Murphy and Andrew Kelly, illus. by Lisa Kennedy (Aug. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0942-6). This journey along Melbourne’s Yarra River celebrates Indigenous culture and Australia’s unique flora and fauna. Ages 6–9.

The Haunted Lake by P.J. Lynch (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0013-3). In text and illustrations, Lynch creates two worlds—underwater and above—to tell a haunting love story. Ages 6–9.

Jefferson Measures a Moose by Mara Rockliff, illus. by S.D. Schindler (Aug. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9410-4). shares a story of how Thomas Jefferson used science to defeat ignorance and stop the spread of false information. Ages 6–9.

Northbound: A Train Ride Out of Segregation by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein, illus. by James E. Ransome (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-9650-4), concludes the trilogy (beginning with White Water and Granddaddy’s Turn) about Bandy’s childhood in the segregated South. Ages 6–9.

Kids Fight Plastic: How to Be a #2MinuteSuperhero by Martin Dorey, illus. by Tim Wesson (Sept. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1277-8), outlines plastic-fighting missions to inspire kids to become ocean-saving superheroes. Ages 7–10.

Muck and Magic by Michael Morpurgo, illus. by Olivia Lomenech Gill (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1288-4), is a story about the power of friendship and creativity, set against the backdrop of the English countryside. Ages 8–10.

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat (Oct. 13, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0945-7) recounts the details of the 2018 rescue of a boys’ soccer team that was trapped in a Thailand cave. Ages 8–12.

Mary Seacole: Bound for the Battle-
by Susan Goldman Rubin, illus. by Richie Pope (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-7994-1), is a biography of pioneering Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. Ages 8–12.

Wild Girl: How to Have Incredible Outdoor Adventures by Helen Skelton, illus. by Liz Kay (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1286-0). The author shares stories of her feats of endurance in extreme wildernesses. Ages 9–12.

The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II by Michael Rosen (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1289-1). Rosen traces the history of his relatives who were lost in the Holocaust. Ages 10–14.

The Sisters of Straygarden Place by Hayley Chewins (Sept. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1227-3) presents a fantasy about sibling bonds, enchanted houses, and encroaching wildness. Ages 10–14.

Rocket Science: A Beginner’s Guide to the Fundamentals of Spaceflight by Andrew Rader, illus. by Galen Frazer (Nov. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0742-2), provides an introduction to space travel, the solar system, and the universe. Ages 10 and up.

The Summer We Found the Baby by Amy Hest (Aug. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6007-9). During WWII, a baby gives a Long Island family hope and brings a community together in this novel told in three voices. Ages 10 and up.

Trowbridge Road by Marcella Pixley (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0750-7). In suburban Boston during the first years of the AIDS epidemic, a girl and her family cope with mental illness and grief. Ages 10 and up.

1789: Twelve Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change, edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Sept. 1, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0873-3), compiles writings about this year of rights and freedoms colliding with enslavement and domination. Ages 12–17.

The Suffragist Playbook: Your Guide to Changing the World by Lucinda Robb and Rebecca Roberts (Sept. 8, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1033-0) spotlights the tactics of the women’s suffrage movement in the U.S. Ages 12–18.

Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe by Carole Boston Weatherford (Sept. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0629-6) showcases this actor’s turbulent life. Ages 14–17.

The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep: Voices from the Donner Party by Allan Wolf (Sept. 8, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-6324-7) recounts this harrowing historical survival story. Ages 14–17.

Everything I Thought I Knew by Shannon Takaoka (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0776-7). In this novel about life, death, love, and identity, a teen wonders if she’s inherited more than just a heart from her donor. Ages 14–18.

The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by F. Scott Fitzgerald, illus. by Katharine Woodman-Maynard (Jan. 5, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1301-0), offers a graphic-novel interpretation of this classic from the 1920s. Ages 14–18.

Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions About Small-Town America, edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter (Oct. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1210-5). A diverse roster of authors shares the challenges, beauty, and nuances of growing up in rural America. Ages 14–18.

Somebody Give This Heart a Pen by Sophia Thakur (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0992-1). This performance poet compiles coming-of-age poems exploring identity, relationships, fear, loss, and joy. Ages 14–18.


New Leslie Patricelli Board Books are Doggie Gets Scared (Sept. 8, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0379-0) and Mad, Mad, Mad (Sept. 8, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-0380-6) by Patricelli, ages 2–4. Lucy Cousins’s Maisy is back in Maisy’s Construction Site: Push, Slide, and Play! (Sept. 8, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1294-5), ages 2–4; and Happy Birthday, Maisy (Jan. 12, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1681-3) and Maisy’s Chinese New Year: A Maisy First Experiences Book (Dec. 8, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1564-9), ages 3–7. Miss Mingo reappears in Miss Mingo and the 100th Day of School by Jamie Harper (Nov. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0491-9), ages 3–6. One Mean Ant returns in One Mean Ant with Fly and Flea by Arthur Yorinks, illus. by Sergio Ruzzier (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-8395-5), ages 5–8. The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Oct. 6, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0222-9) brings back the Princess in Black, ages 5–8. Stink stars in Stink and the Hairy Scary Spider by Megan McDonald, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds (Sept. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0920-4), ages 6–9. The Worst Witch wraps up with First Prize for the Worst Witch by Jill Murphy (Sept. 22, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1101-6), ages 8–12. Zora and Me concludes with The Summoner by Victoria Bond (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7636-4299-0), ages 10–14. And Ologies welcomes Ghostology: A True Revelation of Spirits, Ghouls, and Hauntings by Lucinda Curtle, illus. by Anne Yvonne Gilbert et al. (Sept. 1, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0915-0), ages 10 and up.

Titles in Spanish

Evelyn del Rey se muda (Evelyn del Rey Is Moving Away) by Meg Medina, illus. by Sonia Sánchez (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1334-8), ages 5–7; and Medina’s Merci Suárez se pone las pilas (Merci Suárez Changes Gears) (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1257-0), ages 9–12.

Candlewick Entertainment

Dot: For Pet’s Sake, illus. by the Jim Henson Co. (Sept. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1656-1). Dot’s new pet-sitting service brings an unruly menagerie under her wing. Ages 5–8.


Peppa Pig celebrates in Peppa Pig and the Day of Giving Thanks (Sept. 8, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1660-8), ages 2–5. And The Groundwobbler by Cyber Group Studios (Sept. 15, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1556-4) joins Gigantosaurus, ages 3–7.

Candlewick Studio

My Favorite Color: I Can Only Pick One? by Aaron Becker (Sept. 8, $15.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1474-1) is a die-cut book showcasing colors and nature. Ages 2–4.

The House by the Lake: The True Story of a House, Its History, and the Four Families Who Made It Home by Thomas Harding, illus. by Britta Teckentrup (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1274-7). A small house seized by the Nazis becomes home to a succession of families and a quiet witness to a tumultuous century. Ages 7–10.

One of a Kind: A Story About Sorting and Classifying by Neil Packer (Oct. 13, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1121-4) is an illustrated introduction to the many ways of ordering things. Ages 7–10.

Lost in the Imagination: A Journey Through Nine Worlds in Nine Nights by Hiawyn Oram, illus. by David Wyatt (Oct. 13, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1073-6), tours such fantastical locales as the miniature world of Lilliput and the primeval island of Buyan. Ages 8–12.


Paper Peek greets Animals by Chihiro Takeuchi (Sept. 15, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1149-8), ages 2–4.

Candlewick/Big Picture

Creature Features: Dinosaurs, illus. by Natasha Durley (Oct. 6, $17.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1504-5), celebrates the diversity and similarities of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. Ages 3–5.

Anatomicum: Welcome to the Museum by Jennifer Z. Paxton, illus. by Katy Wiedemann (Sept. 29, $35, ISBN 978-1-5362-1506-9), examines the workings of the major systems of the human body. Ages 8–12.

Cities in Layers by Philip Steele, illus. by Andres Lozano (Aug. 11, $22, ISBN 978-1-5362-0310-3), explores six world cities at different stages throughout history. Ages 8–12.

The Language of the Universe: A Visual Exploration of Mathematics by Colin Stuart, illus. by Ximo Abadía (Oct. 20, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1505-2), probes the history and application of math in the natural world. Ages 8–12.

Candlewick/Nosy Crow

Little Owl’s Bedtime by Karl Newson, illus. by Migy Blanco (Sept. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1446-8), follows Little Owl on a magical night filled with shooting stars. Ages 2–4.

Mr. Brown’s Bad Day by Lou Peacock, illus. by Alison Friend (Nov. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1436-9). When Mr. Brown’s briefcase goes missing, he embarks on a search all over town. Ages 2–5.

A Bear Is a Bear (Except When He’s Not) by Karl Newson, illus. by Anuska Allepuz (Aug. 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1202-0). Will Bear remember what he is when he wakes up again in the spring? Ages 3–6.

Superhero Gran by Timothy Knapman, illus. by Joe Berger (Sept. 1, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1442-0), shows how Gran is a superhero in her own way. Ages 3–7.

Mouse’s Night Before Christmas by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Sarah Massini (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1440-6). When Santa gets lost in a blizzard, Mouse comes to the rescue. Ages 4–7.

What Will You Dream of Tonight? by Frances Stickley, illus. by Anuska Allepuz (Nov. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1447-5). This tale leads readers through deserts, shipwrecks, and dragon-filled caves as a parent wonders where a child’s dreams will take them. Ages 4–7.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star: A Musical Instrument Song Book, illus. by Nicola Slater (Oct. 20, $17.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1437-6), follows a group of musicians en route to a music festival. Ages 4–8.

Heidi by Johanna Spyri, illus. by Briony May Smith (Sept. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1422-2), presents this classic story with new illustrations. Ages 5–9.

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, illus. by Sarah Massini (Sept. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1655-4). This gift edition includes a downloadable reading by Juliet Stevenson. Ages 5–9.


Bizzy Bear takes off in Airplane Pilot, illus. by Benji Davies (Jan. 5, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1448-2), ages up to 3. Peekaboo issues Apple (Sept. 8, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1445-1) and Farm (Sept. 8, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1444-4) by Camilla Reid, illus. by Ingela P. Arrhenius, ages up to 3. Joining Where’s the are Where’s the T. Rex? (Sept. 8, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1438-3) and Where’s the Tiger? (Sept. 8, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1439-0), illus. by Arrhenius, ages up to 3. Dinosaur Christmas! (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1449-9) is a new Dinosaur title by Penny Dale, ages 2–5. And Yu-Hsuan Huang illustrates three new Sing Along with Me! books: Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Sept. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1484-0), We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Sept. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1645-5), and The Wheels on the Bus (Sept. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1483-3), ages 2–5.


Wakey Birds by Maddie Frost (Jan. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1546-5) is a bedtime tale for little ones who can’t (or won’t) go to sleep. Ages 2–5.

Slow Samson by Bethany Christou (Sept. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1547-2). A slow-moving sloth gets a surprise from his friends in this story about taking your time and accepting yourself. Ages 4–7.


I Thought I Saw adds I Thought I Saw a Crocodile! (Nov. 17, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1542-7) and I Thought I Saw a Panda! (Nov. 17, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1543-4), illus. by Lydia Nichols, ages up to 3. Emma Dodd’s Love You Books continues with Christmas Is Joy (Sept. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1545-8) and How Big Is Love? (Dec. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1544-1) by Dodd, ages 2–5. And new Animal Facts and Flaps by Sam Boughton are Hello, Bear! (Oct. 6, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1540-3) and Hello, Whale! (Oct. 6, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5362-1541-0), ages 3–5.

Candlewick/Walker Books US

Embassy of the Dead by Will Mabbitt, illus. by Taryn Knight (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1047-7). Jake mistakenly accepts a package from the Embassy of the Dead in this afterlife caper, the first in a series. Ages 8–12.

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel by Sheela Chari (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0956-3). Kids are disappearing from a school in this tech-filled sci-fi adventure based on the podcast of the same name. Ages 8–12.

The Clockwork Crow by Catherine Fisher (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1491-8). With the reluctant help of a mechanical talking crow and a little magic, an orphan embarks on a perilous rescue mission. Ages 9–12.

Welcome to Your Period! by Yumi Stynes and Melissa Kang, illus. by Jenny Latham (Jan. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1476-5), is a lighthearted guide to menstruation. Ages 10–14.

Making Friends with Alice Dyson by Poppy Nwosu (Sept. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1478-9). This story of first love involves rumors, friendship, and discovering who you really are. Ages 12–18.

Blood Moon by Lucy Cuthew (Sept. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1503-8). A teen fights to reclaim her reputation in this novel-in-verse about sex, shame, and going viral. Ages 14–18.


My First Book of welcomes My First Book of London by Ingela P. Arrhenius (Sept. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0991-4), ages 3–7. Jasmine Green Rescues picks up A Collie Called Sky (Sept. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1026-2) and A Kitten Called Holly (Sept. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-1027-9) by Helen Peters, illus. by Ellie Snowdon, ages 7–9. And Shadow Skye gains The Broken Raven by Joseph Elliott (Jan. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0748-4), ages 12–18.

Capstone Editions

Catkwondo by Lisl H. Detlefsen, illus. by Erin Hunting (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-100-4). Kitten discovers that Tae Kwon Do requires focus, practice, and patience. Ages 4–7.

May Saves the Day by Laura Gehl, illus. by Serena Lombardo (Aug. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-102-8). May, who repeatedly saves the day with her trusty bag of alphabet letters, learns the value of teamwork. Ages 4–7.

Selfie by Sandy Horsley (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-145-5). A squirrel who is obsessed with taking selfies comes to realize the importance of being a good friend and living in the moment. Ages 4–7.

The Very Last Leaf by Stef Wade, illus. by Jennifer Davison (Aug. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-104-2). Can an anxious leaf conquer his fear of falling from the tree and let go when it’s time? Ages 4–7.

Billy Johnson and His Duck Are Explorers by Mathew New (Aug. 1, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-150-9). In this graphic novel, an aspiring explorer and a college professor who’s a duck uncover the world’s mysteries. Ages 8–11.

Bright Dreams: The Brilliant Ideas of Nikola Tesla by Tracy Dockray (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-141-7) follows Tesla’s journey of discovery from his childhood to his success in the field of electricity. Ages 8–11.

Fiery Night: A Boy, His Goat, and the Great Chicago Fire by Sally M. Walker, illus. by Kayla Harren (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-086-1). Based on a true story, this book reveals how a boy and his pet goat gave each other strength during the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Ages 8–11.

Dalya and the Magic Ink Bottle by J.M. Evenson (Aug. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-130-1). When Dalya finds an ink bottle in her family’s ancestral home in Istanbul, the jinn inside it drastically misinterprets her wish. Ages 10–14.

Lukezilla Beats the Game by Kurtis Scaletta, illus. by David Sossella (Aug. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-204-9). After Lucas saves an elderly man’s life, he develops a new sense of moral responsibility that gets him banned from his beloved online game. Ages 10–14.

The Secret Notebook by D.A. D’Aurelio (Aug. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-192-9). Before vanishing, Riley’s teacher gives her a notebook, coveted by thieves, which contains secrets about a dangerous invention. Ages 10–14.


Hello Genius by Michael Dahl, illus. by Oriol Vidal, offers Go to Bed, Goat (Aug. 1, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68446-232-2) and Haircut for Lion (Aug. 1, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68446-234-6), ages 2–4. Dahl’s Goodnight Basketball, illus. by Udayana Lugo (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-200-1), joins Sports Illustrated Kids Bedtime Books, ages 4–7. Save the Day, Wonder Woman! A Book About Friendship by Michael Dahl, illus. by Omar Lozano (Aug. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-273-5), is a new DC Super Heroes Picture Book, ages 4–7. And Bears Make the Best... introduces Bears Make the Best Science Buddies by Carmen Oliver, illus. by Jean Claude (Aug. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68446-083-0), ages 4–8.

Capstone/Picture Window


The Amazing Adventures of the DC Super-Pets gains Cave of Kryptonite (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7321-1), Crime-Fighting Cat (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7322-8), The Ice Cream Caper (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7323-5), and Trouble on Paradise Island (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7324-2) by Steve Korte, illus. by Art Baltazar, ages 5–7. Astrid and Apollo by V.T. Bidania, illus. by Dara Lashia Lee, presents Astrid and Apollo and the Fishing Flop (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6127-0), Astrid and Apollo and the Happy New Year (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6129-4), Astrid and Apollo and the Soccer Celebration (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6133-1), and Astrid and Apollo and the Starry Campout (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-6131-7), ages 5–7. Emma Every Day by C.L. Reid, illus. by Elena Aiello, picks up Crazy for Apples (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7313-6), Going on a Field Trip (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7314-3), Party Problems (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7311-2), and Tap Dance Troubles (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7312-9), ages 5–7. And new Fairy Tales are Beauty and the Beast by Jessica Gunderson, illus. by Thais Damiao (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7271-9); Cinderella by Jennifer Lee Fandel, illus. by Michelle Simpson (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7272-6); Hansel and Gretel by Gunderson, illus. by Alex Lopez (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7273-3); Rapunzel by Fandel, illus. by Anuki Lopez (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7274-0); Red Riding Hood by Cristina Oxtra, illus. by Miguel Diaz Rivas (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7275-7); and Sleeping Beauty by Gunderson, illus. by Russ Cox (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7276-4), ages 5–7.

Kids’ Sports Stories plays on with Aim High by Shawn Pryor, illus. by Diego Funck (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7284-9); Basketball Buddies (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7283-2) and Ready, Set, Swim! by Elliott Smith, illus. by Katie Kear (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7285-6); and Hockey Hero by Smith, illus. by Funck (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7286-3), ages 5–7. Joining My Furry Foster Family by Debbi Michiko Florence, illus. by Melanie Demmer, are Kingston the Great Dane (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7331-0), Murray the Ferret (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7330-3), Roo the Rabbit (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7332-7), and Tiki the Cockatoo (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7329-7), ages 5–7. Pedro stars in The Best Pet? (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7316-7), Pedro Goes to Mars (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7315-0), and Pedro on the Go (Sept. 1, $4.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7268-9) by Fran Manushkin, illus. by Tammie Lyon, ages 5–7. And new Sadiq titles by Siman Nuurali, illus. by Anjan Sarkar, are Sadiq and the Bridge Builders (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7289-4), Sadiq and the Explorers (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7290-0), Sadiq and the Perfect Play (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7287-0), and Sadiq and the Ramadan Gift (Sept. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7288-7), ages 6–8.

Capstone Press


Courageous Kids greets Claudette Colvin Refuses to Move: Courageous Kid of the Civil Rights Movement by Ebony Joy Wilkins, illus. by Mark Simmons (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8803-3); Drummer Boys Lead the Charge: Courageous Kids of the Civil War by Bruce Berglund, illus. by Aleksandar Sotirovski (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8805-7); Ida Lewis Guards the Shore: Courageous Kid of the Atlantic by Jessica Gunderson, illus. by Nadia Hsieh (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8806-4); and Sybil Ludington Rides to the Rescue: Courageous Kid of the American Revolution by Gunderson, illus. by Pablo Gallego (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8804-0), ages 8–11. And Sports Illustrated Kids Crunch Time scores Baseball’s Greatest Walk-Offs and Other Crunch-Time Heroics (Aug. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8736-4), Football’s Greatest Hail Mary Passes and Other Crunch-Time Heroics (Aug. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8738-8), and Soccer’s Greatest Last-Second Shots and Other Crunch-Time Heroics (Aug. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8742-5) by Matt Chandler; and Basketball’s Greatest Buzzer-Beaters and Other Crunch-Time Heroics (Aug. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8734-0); and Hockey’s Greatest Game-Winning Goals and Other Crunch-Time Heroics by Thom Storden (Aug. 1, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4966-8740-1), ages 8–11.

Capstone/Stone Arch

Mr. Kazarian, Alien Librarian by Steve Foxe, illus. by Gary Boller (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9880-6). In this sci-fi series debut, a librarian and his students outwit a villain who has a black-hole generator. Ages 8–11.


DC Super Heroes Origins introduces Cyborg by Matthew K. Manning (Aug. 1, $4.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7818-6), Robin by Michael Dahl (Aug. 1, $4.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7814-8), and Supergirl by Steve Brezenoff (Aug. 1, $4.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-5158-7810-0), ages 5–7. DC Super Hero Adventures picks up Batman and the Missing Punch Line (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9962-9) and The Flash and the Storm of the Century (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9965-0) by Michael Anthony Steele, illus. by Gregg Schigiel; and Superman and the Toxic Troublemaker (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9963-6) and Wonder Woman and the Cheetah Challenge (Aug. 1, $6.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9964-3) by Laurie S. Sutton, illus. by Leonel Castellani, ages 8–11. And new Far Out Fairy Tales Graphic Novels are The Dragon and the Swordmaker by Stephanie Peters, illus. by Fernando Cano (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9907-0); The Ghost Emperor’s New Clothes by Benjamin Harper, illus. by Alex Lopez (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9908-7). Harper’s The Ginger-Red Caterpillar, illus. by Otis Frampton (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9905-6); and The Little Werewolf by Peters, illus. by Omar Lozano (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9906-3), ages 8–11.

Far Out Folktales issues Far Out Folktales: Four Full-Color Graphic Novels by Penelope Gruber, Benjamin Harper, and Stephanie True Peters, illus. by Otis Frampton (Sept. 1, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9883-7), ages 8–11. Farah Rocks offers Farah Rocks Summer Break by Susan Muaddi Darraj, illus. by Ruaida Mannaa (Aug. 1, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-4965-8340-6), ages 8–11. Joining Girls Survive are Leah Braves the Flood: A Great Molasses Flood Survival Story by Julie Kathleen Gilbert (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9909-4) and Maribel Versus the Volcano: A Mount St. Helens Survival Story by Sarah Hannah Gomez, (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9912-4). illus. by Jane Pica; and Rebecca Rides for Freedom: An American Revolution Survival Story by Emma Carlson Berne (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9910-0) and Tara and the Towering Wave: An Indian Ocean Tsunami Survival Story by Cristina Oxtra, (Aug. 1, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9911-7), illus. by Francesca Ficorilli, ages 8–11. And new Michael Dahl Presents: Mysteries are The 30,000-Foot Ghost by Brandon Terrell (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9886-8) and Poison Moon by Ailynn Collins (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9885-1), illus. by Amerigo Pinelli; and The Incredible Shrinking Horror by Terrell (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9887-5) and The Witch in the Wardrobe by Collins (Sept. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9888-2), illus. by Eugenia Nobati, ages 8–11.

Michael Dahl Presents: Scary Stories adds The Medusa Doll (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9891-2) and Werewolf Hotel (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9894-3) by Steve Brezenoff and The Nightmare Gnomes of Neary Heights (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9892-9) and The Watchers of Whitmore Way by Megan Atwood (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9893-6), all illus. by Neil Evans, ages 8–11. Secrets of the Library of Doom by Michael Dahl, illus. by Patricio Clarey, checks out Dead Letters (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9897-4), Don’t Read This! (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9898-1), The Eraser Strikes Back (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9901-8), The Index Insects (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9902-5), Invisible Ink (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9899-8), and Raiders of the Lost Archives (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9900-1), ages 8–11. And Smithsonian Historical Fiction releases Archie Strikes Gold by Brandon Terrell, illus. by Eva Morales (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9872-1); Audrey and Apollo 11 by Rebecca Rissman, illus. by Jacqui Davis (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9870-7); Li on Angel Island by Veeda Bybee, illus. by Andrea Rossetto (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9871-4); and A Star Like Jesse Owens by Nikki Shannon Smith, illus. by Lisa Manuzak Wiley (Aug. 1, $5.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-4965-9869-1), ages 8–11.

Cardinal Rule

Raja’s Pet Camel: The Magic of Hope by Anita Nahta Amin, illus. by Parwinder Singh (Oct. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-73303-594-1; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-73303-595-8). In this tale of unconditional love set in India, Raja’s father wants to sell his beloved baby camel. Ages 4–10.

Cassava Republic


Princess Arabella stars in Princess Arabella at the Museum by Mylo Freeman (Oct. 20, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-913175-06-1), ages 3–7.


Ten Animals in Antarctica by Moira Court (Jan. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-232-0). This rhyming counting book introduces land and sea creatures. Ages 2–5.

Counting Kindness: Ten Ways to Welcome Refugee Children by Hollis Kurman, illus. by Barroux (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-229-0), is a counting story addressing immigration, refugees, and inclusivity. Ages 3–6.

Hot Pot Night! by Vincent Chen (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-120-0). A Taiwanese American boy brings together his diverse neighbors to make a communal meal. Ages 3–7.

Night Night, Curiosity by Brianna Caplan Sayres, illus. by Ryan O’Rourke (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-893-5). While Mom works the night shift at NASA, Dad helps a girl get ready for sleep as she imagines she’s exploring Mars. Ages 3–7.

Quill Soup: A Stone Soup Story by Alan Durant, illus. by Dale Blankenaar (Sept. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-147-7). This spin on a classic fable is inspired by the art, culture, and geography of South Africa. Ages 3–7.

Seaside Stroll by Charles Trevino, illus. by Maribel Lechuga (Jan. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-9). Every word begins with the letter S in this story about a girl strolling the seashore in winter. Ages 3–7.

Plymouth Rocks! The Stone-Cold Truth by Jane Yolen, illus. by Sam Streed (Sept. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-685-6). On the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival, this tale evokes the voice of Plymouth Rock. Ages 4–8.

Ten Beautiful Things by Molly Beth Griffin, illus. by Maribel Lechuga (Jan. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-936-9). Lily and Gran star in this picture book about love, loss, a new home, and finding beauty wherever you are. Ages 5–8.

A Thousand White Butterflies by Jessica Betancourt-Perez and Karen Lynn Williams, illus. by Gina Maldonado (Jan. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-577-4). After moving to the U.S. from Colombia, Isabella’s first day of school is canceled due to snow, but she finds a way to make a new friend. Ages 5–8.

No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History, edited by Lindsay H. Metcalf, Keila V. Dawson, and Jeanette Bradley, illus. by Bradley (Sept. 22, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-131-6), pays poetic tribute to young activists who have stepped up to make changes in their communities. Ages 5–9.

Rare and Blue: Finding Nature’s Treasures by Connie Van Hoven, illus. by Alan Marks (Sept. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-097-5), spotlights eight species that are blue in color and are either naturally rare, threatened, or endangered. Ages 7–10.

Desert Diary: American Children Behind Barbed Wire by Michael O. Tunnell (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58089-789-1), reveals the illustrated diary created by Japanese American children in a WWII internment camp. Ages 9–12.

Of Salt and Shore by Annet Schaap, trans. by Laura Watkinson (Oct. 13, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-230-6). A girl and a boy encounter mermaids, pirates, and misfits in this novel inspired by “The Little Mermaid.” Ages 10–14.


Storytelling Math Circle! Sphere! (Oct. 13, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-62354-124-8), The Last Marshmallow (Oct. 13, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-62354-126-2), Up to My Knees! (Oct. 13, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-62354-123-1), and What Will Fit? (Oct. 13, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-62354-125-5) by Grace Lin, ages up to 2; and The Animals Would Not Sleep! by Sara Levine, illus. by Marta Alvarez Miguens (Oct. 13, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-128-6); Lia & Luís: Who Has More? by Ana Crespo, illus. by Giovana Medeiros (Oct. 13, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-127-9); and Luna’s Yum Yum Dim Sum by Natasha Yim, illus. by Violet Kim (Dec. 22, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-130-9), ages 3–6. Baby Loves Science releases Baby Loves Political Science: Justice! by Ruth Spiro, illus. by Greg Paprocki (Sept. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-62354-228-3), ages up to 3. And Sir Cumference returns in Sir Cumference Gets Decima’s Point by Cindy Neuschwander, illus. by Wayne Geehan (Oct. 27, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-57091-764-6), ages 8–12.

Charlesbridge Teen

Above All Else by Dana Alison Levy (Oct. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62354-140-8). Family issues, a burgeoning romance, and physical stresses challenge the resolve of two teens who are determined to summit Everest. Ages 12–18.

Child’s Play International

I See the Sea by Julia Groves (Oct. 1, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-204-0). This die-cut book explores the wonders of the ocean. Ages 3–8.


Baby Board Books welcomes Hey Diddle Diddle (Sept. 1, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-408-2) and Ten Little Fingers (Sept. 1, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-406-8) by Annie Kubler, illus. by Sarah Dellow, ages up to 3. New Little Movers Bilingual titles illus. by Carol Thompson are Climb!/¡Trepa! (Oct. 1, $4.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-490-7), Crawl!/¡Gatea! (Oct. 1, $4.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-487-7), Jump!/¡Salta! (Oct. 1, $4.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-488-4), and Run!/¡Corre! (Oct. 1, $4.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-489-1), ages up to 3. Making Tracks 2, illus. by Abi Hall, rolls out City (Sept. 1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-414-3), Desert (Sept. 1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-412-9), Jungle (Sept. 1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-413-6), and Mountain (Sept. 1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-415-0), ages up to 3. And Nursery Time greets Five Little Ducks: First Book of Nursery Games (Sept. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-410-5), Pat-A-Cake!: First Book of Nursery Rhymes (Sept. 1, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-411-2), and See-Saw!: First Book of Nursery Songs (Sept. 1, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-409-9), all illus. by Ailie Busby, ages up to 3.

Joining Baby Board Books is Pat a Cake by Annie Kubler and Sarah Dellow (Sept. 1, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-407-5), ages 1–3. Child’s Play Library welcomes Best Friends, Busy Friends by Susan Rollings, illus. by Nicola Cowdery (Oct. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-466-2; $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-465-5); and New Shoes, Red Shoes by Rollings, illus. by Becky Baur (Nov. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-468-6; $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-467-9), ages 3–6; and Bea by the Sea by Jo Byatt (Oct. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-470-9) and I’m Not a Mouse! by Evgenia Golubeva (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-464-8; $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-78628-463-1), ages 3–7. And Jessica Spanyol’s Rosa’s Workshop gains Rosa’s Big Boat Experiment (Sept. 1, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-363-4), Rosa’s Big Bridge Experiment (Oct. 1, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-362-7), Rosa’s Big Pizza Experiment (Sept. 1, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-78628-361-0), and Rosa’s Big Sunflower Experiment (Oct. 1, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-78628-364-1), ages 3–7.



Choose Your Own Adventure: Your First Adventure welcomes The Abominable Snowman (Sep. 1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-937133-80-1) by R. A. Montgomery, illus. by Kalon Sardin, adapted from the best-selling Choose Your Own Adventure book where you choose what happens; Journey Under the Sea (Sep.1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-937133-81-8), by Montgomery, illus. by Sardin; and Space And Beyond (Sep. 1, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-937133-82-5), by Montgomery, illus. by Sardin, all ages up to 3. Choose Your Own Adventure Drangonlarks adds Mermaid Island by Sarah Bounty Ridyard (Oct. 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-937133-72-6), ages 5–8. Choose Your Own Adventure Spies adds Choose Your Own Adventure Spies: Mary Bowser (Oct.1, $7.99 paperback, ISBN 978-1-937133-39-9) by Kyandreia Jones, illus. by Jason Millet, in which the reader is Mary Bowser, a free woman who forms a spy ring that will change the outcome of the Civil War, ages 9–12.


The Winter Party by Kim Thompson, illus. by Vanessa Forte (Sept. 1, $9.99, ISBN 978-2-89802-244-9). The Winter Fairy sends empathetic Little Snowman to deliver party invitations to all the animals nearby. Ages 3–6.


First Concepts offers What Can You Do with a Color? (Aug. 3, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-89802-253-1) and What Can You Do with a Line? (Aug. 3, $14.95, ISBN 978-2-89802-252-4) by Gülsah Yemen. illus. by Çagri Odabasi, ages 3–6. Little Detectives greets Animals: A Spotting Journey Across the World: A Look-and-Find Book, illus. by Annie Sechao (Sept. 1, $11.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-89802-263-0), ages 3–6. And joining True and the Rainbow Kingdom are The Tricky Treat (Halloween Special) (Aug. 4, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-2-89802-116-9), ages 3-6; and Read with True: A Royal Stink (Level 1: Little Star) (Sept. 3, $3.99 paper, ISBN 978-2-89802-268-5) and Read with True: Wishing Heart Hollow (Level 2: Rising Star) (Sept. 3, $3.99 paper, ISBN 978-2-89802-269-2) by Robin Bright, illus. by Guru Animation Studio, ages 5–7.


A Little Blue Bottle by Jennifer Grant, illus. by Gillian Whiting (Aug. 17, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-64065-289-7). In this story about grieving, a girl articulates her loss and her love for a deceased friend, while wondering how God is near when we suffer. Ages 5–8.


First Words... and Lots More! by Moni Port (Jan. 12, $19.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-8079-3). This large-format book features subject-themed spreads depicting essential objects that children encounter in daily life. Ages up to 3.

Made with Love: Pancakes! by Lea Redmond, illus. by Flora Waycott (Sept. 15, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-8026-7). Shaped like a stack of pancakes, this book serves up various toppings. Ages up to 3.

Tiny T. Rex and the Perfect Valentine by Jonathan Stutzman, illus. by Jay Fleck (Dec. 29, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-8489-0). While making a Valentine for his best friend, Tiny discovers that love and kindness are the best gifts of all. Ages 2–4.

The Bear and the Moon by Matthew Burgess, illus. by Catia Chien (Sept. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7191-3). After a balloon floats into Bear’s life, the two embark on a journey of discovery. Ages 3–5.

Scared of the Dark? It’s Really Scared of You by Peter Vegas, illus. by Benjamin Chaud (Aug. 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8069-4), addresses a common childhood fear, reassuring readers that the dark is more relatable and appealing than they ever imagined. Ages 3–5.

Woodland Dreams by Karen Jameson, illus. by Marc Boutavant (Oct. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7063-3) bids good night to woodland animals as they prepare to sleep. Ages 3–5.

Butterflies Belong Here: A Story of One Idea, Thirty Kids, and a World of Butterflies by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by Meilo So (Aug. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7680-2). A girl organizes her community to help when she realizes there are no monarch butterflies in her new home. Ages 5–8.

If You Come to Earth by Sophie Blackall (Sept. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-3779-7). A child writes a letter to visitors from outer space about what they would see and experience if they came to Earth. Ages 5–8.

Neighbors by Kasya Denisevich (Sept. 22, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7775-5). Wondering about the neighbors living in her building, a girl makes a brave and affirming decision to connect with them. Ages 5–8.

On Account of the Gum by Adam Rex (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8154-7). The situation grows progressively stickier after gum gets stuck in the hair of the protagonist, whose family tries a series of improbable remedies. Ages 5–8.

There Must Be More Than That! by Shinsuke Yoshitake (Oct. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8322-0). A grandmother encourages siblings to explore all the good that the future might hold, in this tale about seeking a positive alternative to challenging situations. Ages 5–8.

Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree by Kate Messner (Aug. 18, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-79720-683-7). This counting story reveals the rainforest’s abundant beauty and the multiplicity of life sustained by a single almendro tree. Ages 5–8.

The Little Witch’s Book of Spells by Ariel Kusby, illus. by Olga Baumert (Aug. 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8361-9), is a compendium of spells, potions, and activities to resolve problems, foster friendships, and engage with the natural world. Ages 8–12.

Me and the World: An Infographic Exploration by Mireia Trius, illus. by Joana Casals (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7887-5), invites readers to see themselves in these pages, which feature kids and cultures around the world. Ages 8–12.

Sound: Shhh... Bang... Pop... Boom! by Romana Romanyshn and Andriy Lesiv (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7978-0), compiles facts about various aspects of sound and explores how sound impacts our everyday lives. Ages 8–12.

The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8155-4). Inspired by European folklore, this adventure story involves magic, an eternal winter, and a girl’s steadfast determination to reunite her family. Ages 10–15.


Bookscape Board Books welcomes Christmas Cheer by Ingela P. Arrhenius (Sept. 29, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-7491-4), ages up to 3. Little Zodiac Books by Daria Harper, illus. by Anna Hurley, issues 12 titles, one for each zodiac sign, from Baby Aquarius (Aug. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-79720-237-2) to Baby Virgo (Aug. 4, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-79720-232-7), ages up to 3. Construction Site Mission: Demolition! by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illus. by AG Ford (Sept. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8257-5), joins Goodnight, Good-night Construction Site, ages 2–4. TouchThinkLearn expands with Build! by Xavier Deneux (Aug. 11, $17.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4521-7871-4), ages 2–4. Over and Under explores Over and Under the Rainforest by Kate Messner, illus. by Christopher Silas Neal (Aug. 11, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-6940-8), ages 5–8. AstroNuts embarks on Mission Two: The Water Planet by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Steven Weinberg (Aug. 25, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-7120-3), ages 8–12. And The Kids Under the Stairs star in Benbee and the Teacher Griefer by K.A. Holt (Sept. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4521-8251-3), ages 8–12.


City Mazes Around the World by Stephanie Babin, illus. by Antoine Corbineau (Sept. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-2-408-01967-9), collects map-like mazes set in 15 cities. Ages 5 and up.


Pull and Play releases Patience: A Pull-the-Tab Book by Alice Le Henand, illus. by Thierry Bedouet (Aug. 4, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-408-01994-5), ages up to 3. Touch-and-Feel Books picks up My Big Touch-and-Feel Concepts Book by Xavier Deneux (Sept. 1, $21.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-408-01968-6), ages up to 3. Who Does What? is a new Slide-and-Learn Book by Stephanie Babin, illus. by Ilaria Falorsi (Aug. 4, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-2-408-01970-9), ages 2–4. Magnetology attracts Vehicles by Anne-Sophie Baumann, illus. by Helene Convert (Aug. 4, $21.99 board book, ISBN 979-1-02-760879-9), ages 3–5. And Mr. Bear parties with friends in Mr. Bear’s Birthday by Virginie Aracil (Aug. 4, $21.99, ISBN 979-1-03-631825-2), ages 3–5.


Special Delivery by Elliott Kruszynski (Sept. 15, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-79-4). Little Duck is expecting the arrival of her new baby brother, but Delivery Dude keeps bringing the wrong babies. Ages 3–6.

Scruff by Alice Bowsher (Sept. 1, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-78-7). After picking out the scruffiest dog at the pound, the young narrator is surprised to discover that Scruff isn’t what he initially seemed. Ages 3–7.

Underground: Subway Systems Around the World by Uijung Kim (Aug. 4, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-83-1). This search-and-find book showcases cities’ underground transport systems. Ages 3–9.

Born Bad by CK Smouha, illus. by Stephen Smith (Sept. 27, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-908714-75-6). With the help of other animals, Wolf challenges his own preconceptions about identity and finds the courage to change. Ages 4–8.

Penpals Forever by CK Smouha, illus. by Jürg Lindenberger (Oct. 13, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-71-8). After Freddy the mouse and Annabel the elephant become penpals, she travels from the country to the city to rescue him from Cheddar Dave and his gang. Ages 4–8.

Inner Child by Henry Blackshaw (Aug. 4, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-908714-81-7) explains why adults behave in the strange ways that they do and how important it is to preserve the playfulness and joy inside all of us. Ages 5–10.

Cinco Puntos

Where Wonder Grows by Xelena González, illus. by Adriana M. Garcia (Oct. 6, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-947627-46-8). Girls bond with their grandmother as she teaches them how much they can learn from nature just by being curious. Ages 3–7.

Tales of the Feathered Serpent #1: Rise of the Halfling King by David Bowles, illus. by Charlene Bowles (Sept. 1, $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-947627-37-6). This series opener retells a Mayan myth about a half-magic, half-human boy who uses ancient spells and his wit to overcome epic trials. Ages 8–13.

Thirty Talks Weird Love by Alessandra Narváez Varela (Jan. 1, $18.95 ISBN 978-1-947627-48-2; $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-947627-49-9). A teen is visited by her 30-year-old future self in this novel-in-verse set in the midst of a femicide crisis in Juárez, Mexico. Ages 12–18.



Find, Discover, Learn, illus. by Olga Utkina, introduces Colors (Sept. 15, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-15-5), Count (Sept. 15, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-14-8), First Words (Sept. 15, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-17-9), and Shapes (Sept. 15, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-951100-16-2), ages up to 3. And Look & Find celebrates Halloween Fun (Aug. 11, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-949998-84-9) and Things That Go (Jan. 12, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-951100-42-1), ages 4 and up.



New Little Inventors books by Katherine Mengardon and Dominic Wilcox are Little Inventors in Space! Inventing Out of This World (Jan. 1, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-00-838290-2), ages 7–9; and Little Inventors Go Green! Inventing for a Better Planet (Oct. 1, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-00-838289-6), ages 7–12.

Cornell Lab


On Bird Hill and Beyond releases On Eagle Cove by Jane Yolen, illus. by Elizabeth Dulemba (Sept. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943645-48-0), ages 3–6.

Cornell Lab/Persnickety

Astronauts Zoom! An Astronaut Alphabet by Deborah Lee Rose (Sept. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-50-2) is a photographic ABC book featuring astronauts on the International Space Station. Ages up to 7.


Bump in the Night greets Frogenstein by Caroline Watkins, illus. by Mark Tuchman (Sept. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943978-51-9), ages 3–7.

Cottage Door

100 First Words by Jack Redwing, illus. by Bao Lu (Aug. 18, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-937-1) is a John Deere-themed word book. Ages 2–5.


Finger Puppet Books picks up Santa’s Big Day by Holly Berry-Byrd, illus. by Rob Sayegh (Aug. 1, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64638-041-1), ages up to 3. Little Orange Truck by Ginger Swift, illus. by Zoe Persico (Sept. 15, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-980-7), is a new Chunky Lift-a-Flap Board Book, ages 1–3. Finger Puppet Board Books Smithsonian Kids gains T.Rex by Jaye Garnett, illus. by Anna Daviscourt (Aug. 18, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64638-061-9), ages 1–4. New Finger Puppet Books by Brick Puffinton are Happy Hanukkah, Little Dreidel, illus. by Juliana Motzko (Sept. 15, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64638-056-5); and Itty Bitty Yeti, illus. by Vanessa Port (Sept. 15, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-804-6), ages 1–4. Lamaze Mirror & Me Board Books presents Feelings by Rose Colombe, illus. by Charlotte Pepper (Sept. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-789-6), ages 1–4. And My First Treasury adds My First Christmas Stories and Poems Treasury by Holly Berry-Byrd, illus. by Nancy Leschnikoff (Aug. 15, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68052-989-0), ages 1–4.

Joining Nick Jr. Canticos Early Bird Sound Books are The Wheels on the Bus (Sept. 15, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-941-8) by Scarlett Wing, ages 1–4; and Wing’s Happy! ¡Feliz! 8 Bilingual Songs (Sept. 29, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-947-0), ages 2–5. Panda Panda Board Books issues All Better by Mona Koth and Vicki Scott, illus. by Koth (Aug. 18, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64638-054-1), ages 1–4. John Deere Rolling Tractor Toy Books moves on with Tractor Tales by Jack Redwing, illus. by Joy Steuerwald (Sept. 1, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-951-7), ages 1–5. PBS Kids Touch & Feel Board Books releases Scales & Tails by Jaye Garnett, illus. by Paula Bowen-Simms (Aug. 11, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-950-0), ages 1–5. Love You Always adds Bedtime Wishes by Rose Bunting, illus. by Patrick Brooks (Sept. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-987-6), ages 1–6. 8-Button Early Bird Switch Sound Books issues Farm Animals by Scarlett Wing, illus. by Jaclyn Sinquett (Sept. 15, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68052-949-4), ages 2–5. Lift-a-Sound Board Books gains New at the Zoo by Carmen Crowe, illus. by Mitchell Miller (Aug. 18, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64638-045-9), ages 2–5. Smithsonian Kids First Discovery Books welcomes Sharks by Jaye Garnett, illus. by Beatrice Tinarelli (Sept. 15, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64638-055-8), ages 2–5. And Dino by Jaye Garnett, illus. by Richard Merritt (Aug. 18, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-64638-042-8), joins Peek-a-Flap Board Books, ages 2–6.



Animal Tales offers six books by William Anthony, including The Little Beaver Who Wanted to Build (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7953-7; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7979-7), The Little Kangaroo Who Wanted to Jump (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7955-1; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7982-7), and The Little Penguin Who Wanted to Swim (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7978-0; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7984-1), ages 5–8. Margaret Salter’s Bear with Me issues Can I Be in the Bear Club? (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8049-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8113-4), Don’t Eat the Trash! (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8110-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8114-1), Where Is My Home? (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8111-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8115-8), and Why Can’t I Sleep? (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8112-7; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8116-5), ages 5–8. And Bo and Zop Learn How to Be an Earthling by Kirsty Holmes releases How Are Earthlings the Same But Different? (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8117-2; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8121-9), How Do Earthlings Get Along? (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8118-9; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8122-6), How Do Earthlings Help Each Other? (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8119-6; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8123-3), and How Do Earthlings Look After Their Planet? (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8120-2; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8124-0), ages 5–8.

World of Wonder by Kay Barnham, illus. by Maddie Frost, gains Amazing Animal Babies (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8247-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8251-3), The Awesome Night Sky (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8249-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8276-6), Incredible Rain Forests (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8248-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8252-0), and A Wonderful World of Weather (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8246-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8250-6), ages 5–8. John Wood’s Code Monkeys get to work in Code Monkeys Fix Bugs (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8149-3; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8153-0), Code Monkeys Use Logic (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8150-9; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8154-7), Code Monkeys Use Technology (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8151-6; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8155-4), and Code Monkeys Write Algorithms (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8152-3; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8156-1), ages 6–9. And Stem Detectives solve The Case of the Locked Library (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8229-2; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8233-9), The Case of the Lost Robot (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8230-8; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8234-6), The Case of the Missing Noodles (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8231-5; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8235-3), and The Case of the Network Hacker (Aug. 1, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8232-2; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8245-2), ages 6–9.

Introduction to Earth’s Resources releases six books, including How We Get Food by Nancy Dickmann (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8181-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8187-5), How We Use Rocks and Minerals by Ruth Daly (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8183-7; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8189-9), and Why Air Is Important by Kelly Spence (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8186-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8200-1), ages 7–10. And Gemma Barder’s Be a Pet Expert offers six volumes, among them Be a Cat Expert (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8015-1; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8043-4), Be a Dog Expert (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8016-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8044-1), and Be a Hamster and Guinea Pig Expert (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8017-5; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8045-8), ages 8–11.

Eight titles join Grow Your Mind, including Ask for Help (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8165-3; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8173-8) and Make Mistakes (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8170-7; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8178-3) by Izzi Howell; and Boost Your Brain (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8166-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8174-5) and Face Your Fears (Aug. 1, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8169-1; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8177-6) by Alice Harman, ages 8–11. Protecting the Oceans by Natalie Hyde picks up The Effects of Climate Change on the Oceans (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8202-5; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8206-3), Preventing Ocean Pollution (Aug. 31, $27.6, ISBN 978-0-7787-8201-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8205-6), Using Ocean Resources Sustainably (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8203-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8207-0), and Why Are Oceans Important? by Natalie Hyde (Aug. 31, $27.6, ISBN 978-0-7787-8204-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8208-7), ages 8–11. And Anna Claybourne’s eight A Question of Science titles include Where Does Lightning Come From? (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7707-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7837-0), Why Doesn’t the Moon Fall Out of the Sky? (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7710-6; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7910-0), and Why Is Ice Slippery? (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-7748-9; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7940-7), ages 8–11.

Brave the Biome issues six books, among them Arctic and Antarctic Survival Guide by Sarah Eason (Aug. 31, Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8125-7; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8131-8), Ocean Survival Guide by Cynthia O’Brien (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8129-5; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8135-6), and Rainforest Survival Guide by Heather C. Hudak (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8130-1; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8136-3), ages 9–12. And among the six titles joining Achieving Social Change are Working Toward Achieving Civil Rights by Tim Cooke (Aug. 31, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7943-8; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7949-0), Working Toward Achieving Workers’ Rights by Catherine Brereton (Aug. 31, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7944-5; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7950-6), and Working Toward Protecting the Planet by Cynthia O’Brien (Aug. 31, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-7946-9; $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-7952-0), ages 11–14.

Careers on the Front Line has six installments, including Air Force Careers by Cynthia O’Brien (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8137-0; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8143-1), Careers in Undercover Operations by Heather C. Hudak (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8139-4; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8145-5), and Special Forces Careers by Sarah Eason (Aug. 31, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8142-4; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8148-6), ages 11–14. New Deconstructing Powerful Speeches titles by Rebecca Sjonger are Elie Weisel: The Perils of Indifference (Aug. 31, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-8157-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8161-5), Emma Watson: UN Gender Equality Speech (Aug. 31, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-8158-5; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8162-2), Frederick Douglass: What to the Slave Is the 4th of July? (Aug. 31, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-8159-2; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8163-9), and Ida B. Wells: Lynching, Our National Crime (Aug. 31, $31.32, ISBN 978-0-7787-8160-8; $9.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8164-6), ages 11–14. And Scientists Who Changed the World releases six titles by Anita Croy, including Albert Einstein (Aug. 1, $33.27, ISBN 978-0-7787-8209-4; $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8223-0), Rachel Carson (Aug. 1, $33.27, ISBN 978-0-7787-8220-9; $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8226-1), and Stephen Hawking (Aug. 1, $33.27, ISBN 978-0-7787-8222-3; $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8228-5), ages 11–14.

Series in Spanish

¡Conocimiento a tope!—Artes en acción (Full STEAM Ahead!—Arts in Action) offers eight titles by Robin Johnson, including ¿Cómo cuentan historias los artistas? (How Do Artists Tell Stories) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8277-3; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8308-4), Creando cómics (Creating Comics) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8280-3; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8312-1), and Haciendo música (Making Music) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8282-7; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8319-0), ages 4–7. And eight titles by Adrianna Morganelli join ¡Conocimiento a tope!—Asuntos matemáticos (Full STEAM Ahead!—Math Matters), among them Construyo con formas (Building with Shapes) (Aug. 15, $23.60 ISBN 978-0-7787-8364-0; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8380-0), Decimos la hora juntos (Telling Time Together) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8367-1; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8383-1), and Restas en acción (Subtraction in Action) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8369-5; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8392-3), ages 4–7.

There are eight additions to ¡Conocimiento a tope!—Ingeniería en todas partes (Full STEAM Ahead!—Engineering Everywhere), including Cómo resuelven problemas los ingenieros (How Engineers Solve Problems) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8337-4; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8345-9), Ideas de la naturaleza (Ideas From Nature) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8339-8; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8360-2), and ¿Qué hace un ingeniero? (What Does an Engineer Do?) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8336-7; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8344-2) by Robin Johnson, ages 4–7. ¡Conocimiento a tope!—Iniciadores científicos (Full STEAM Ahead!— Science Starters) presents eight books by Crystal Sikkens, among them ¡Descubre dinosaurios! (Discovering Dinosaurs!) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8395-4; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8407-4), Las cuatro estaciones (The Four Seasons) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8406-7; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8417-3), and ¿Qué hace que se mueva? (What Makes It Move?) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8397-8; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8409-8), ages 4–7. And joining ¡Conocimiento a tope!—Tiempo tecnológico (Full STEAM Ahead!—Technology Time) are eight titles by Cynthia O’Brien, including Energía en todas partes (Energy Everywhere) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8420-3; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8432-6), Piensa como un científico de la computación (Think Like a Computer Scientist) (Aug. 15, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8435-7), and Usemos la tecnología sabiamente (Using Technology Wisely) (Aug. 15, $23.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8425-8; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8437-1), ages 4–7.

Among the 10 new Renacuajos: cuentos de hadas atípicos (Tadpoles Fairytale Twists) offerings are Blanca Nieves ve la luz (Snow White Sees the Light) by Karen Wallace, illus. by Andy Rowland (Aug. 15, $26.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8473-9; $7.95, ISBN 978-0-7787-8503-3); Caperucita Malita (Little Bad Riding Hood) by Julia Jarman, illus. by Jane Cope (Aug. 15, $26.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8484-5; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8504-0); El ninja de jengibre (The Ninjabread Man) by Katrina Charman, illus. by Fabiano Fiorin (Aug. 15, $26.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8485-2; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8505-7); and Jack y la tarta de frijoles (Jack and the Bean Pie) by Laura North, illus. by Mike Phillips (Aug. 15, $26.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8488-3; $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8508-8), ages 5–8. And Mascotas Amigas (Pet Pals) welcomes 10 books by Pat Jacobs, including Aves amigas (Bird Pals) (Aug. 15, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8438-8; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8463-0), Mascotas inusuales (Unusual Pet Pals) (Aug. 15, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8447-0; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8469-2), Perros amigos (Dog Pals) (Aug. 15, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8449-4; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8471-5), and Ponis amigos (Pony Pals) (Aug. 15, $27.60, ISBN 978-0-7787-8462-3; $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-7787-8472-2), ages 7–10.


Every Child a Song: A Celebration of Children’s Rights by Nicola Davies, illus. by Marc Martin (Sept. 22, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-872-5). Published to mark the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, this book introduces the concept of human rights. Ages 3–8.

There’s a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom by James Sellick, illus. by Frann Preston-Gannon (Oct. 22, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-873-2). Emma Thompson contributes a foreword to this environmental tale based on the Greenpeace short film of the same name. Ages 3–8.

The Mysterious Stones by Enrique Peréz Díaz, trans. by Alina Ruiz, illus. by Yayo (Nov. 14, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-869-5). A gift from a mysterious stranger rekindles a Cuban boy’s hope that his father will return home from sea. Ages 4–7.

I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King Jr., illus. by Simona Mulazzani (Oct. 15, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-878-7), presents this historical speech with new illustrations. Ages 5–12.

How to Build an Orchestra by Mary Auld, illus. by Elisa Paganelli (Dec. 1, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-871-8). Simon Rattle, music director of the London Symphony Orchestra, wrote the foreword to this book showcasing an orchestra’s instruments. Ages 7–12.

Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day by Wafa’ Tarnowska, illus. by Margarida Esteves et al. (Sept. 15, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-62371-870-1), profiles accomplished women from the Middle East. Ages 9–14.

Dark Horse

Daddy Daughter Day by Isabelle Bridges-Boesch, illus. by Jeff Bridges (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-50671-808-8). Actor-musician-artist Jeff Bridges and one of his daughters team up for a book encouraging fathers and daughters, and whole families, to find the joy and closeness in their relationships. Ages 7 and up.


Lois Lane and the Friendship Challenge by Grace Ellis, illus. by Brittney L. Williams (Aug. 11, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9637-7). Teenage Lois Lane learns about the confusing world of social media and the toll it can take on friendships. Ages 8–12.

We Found a Monster by Kirk Scroggs (Jan. 12, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-77950-052-6). A boy who has lots of monsters living with him stars in this graphic novel about responsibility, secrets, and trust. Ages 8–12.

Roll with It (Teen Titans Go! #1) by Heather Nuhfer and P.C. Morissey, illus. by Agnes Garbowska and Sandy Jarrell (Nov. 10, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-77950-430-2). After Robin persuades his teammates to start a new role-playing game, a supervillain takes over. Ages 8–12.

ArkhaManiacs by Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani (Dec. 8, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9827-2). Bruce Wayne is intrigued by the unruly residents of an apartment building that itself seems to be alive. Ages 8–12.

Teen Titans Go! to Camp by Sholly Fisch, illus. by Marcelo Dichiara et al. (Aug. 4, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-77950-317-6). The Teen Titans discover that their summer camp is a forbidding place filled with unconventional activities. Ages 8–12.

The Shadow Threat (House of El #1) by Claudia Gray, illus. by Eric Zawadzki (Jan. 5, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9112-9), launches a trilogy retelling the story of the destruction of Krypton. Ages 13–17.

Swamp Thing: Twin Branches by Maggie Stiefvater, illus. by Morgan Beem (Oct. 13, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9323-9). On a visit to their rural cousins, twin brothers confront underlying familial tension, their diverging paths, and the devastating consequences of both. Ages 13–17.

Victor and Nora: A Gotham Love Story by Lauren Myracle, illus. by Isaac Goodhart (Nov. 3, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9639-1). This tragic romance centers on Victor Fries before he grows up to become Mr. Freeze. Ages 13–17.

Wonder Women of History, edited by Laurie Halse Anderson (Dec. 1, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-77950-378-7), compiles tales of the real-world contemporary heroes who take up Wonder Woman’s iconic mantle and work in various fields. Ages 13–17.


Super Sons concludes with Escape to Landis by Ridley Pearson, illus. by Ile Gonzalez (Oct. 6, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-8641-5), ages 8–12. DC Super Hero Girls continues with Midterms by Amy Wolfram, illus. by Yancey Labat (Sept. 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-9852-4), ages 8–18. And Teen Titans adds Beast Boy by Kami Garcia, illus. by Gabriel Picolo (Sept. 8, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4012-8719-1), ages 13–17.



#MurderTrending welcomes #NoEscape by Gretchen McNeil (Sept. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02626-0), ages 14–17.

Disney Lucasfilm

Star Wars: A Jedi, You Will Be by Preeti Chhibber, illus. by Mike Deas (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05724-0). Yoda narrates this Jedi training book about how to use the Force. Ages 5–8.

Star Wars the Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark by Lou Anders et al. (Aug. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05729-5). Ten authors relay Clone Wars events from the perspectives of favorite characters. Ages 9–12.

Star Wars the High Republic: A Test of Courage by Justina Ireland, illus. by Petur Antonsson (Sept. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05730-1). When a transport ship is ejected from hyperspace during a galaxy-wide disaster, a new Jedi and her friends are stranded on a jungle moon. Ages 9–12.

Star Wars Poe Dameron: Free Fall by Alex Segura (Aug. 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05166-8) is an adventure romance starring this Star Wars hero. Ages 12–17.

Star Wars the High Republic: Into the Dark by Claudia Gray, illus. by Giorgio Baroni (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05728-8). After Jedi and their traveling companions take refuge on what appears to be an abandoned space station, strange happenings ensue. Ages 12–18.

Disney Press

Frozen 2: One for the Books (Sept. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-06407-1). Snowman Olaf learns to read and takes over as temporary librarian of the Arendelle library. Ages 3–5.

Mira, Royal Detective: Mira Is on the Case! (Oct. 6, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05928-2). Mira is appointed Royal Detective for all of Jalpur. Ages 3–5.

An Amazing Snowman by Barbara Jean Hicks, illus. by Olga Mosqueda (Sept. 8, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-368-06390-6). In this Frozen tie-in, Olaf spends a day playing with his friends and daydreaming. Ages 4–8.

Disney Maps: A Magical Atlas of the Movies We Know and Love (Aug. 11, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01867-8) rounds up illustrated maps of the worlds of Disney and Pixar movies. Ages 5–8.

Descendants: The Magic of Friendship (Nov. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05436-2). This anthology of friendship stories reveals that love, trust, and support can come from unlikely sources. Ages 8–12.

Phineas and Ferb: Candace Against the Universe (Oct. 6, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-06197-1) is an interstellar adventure based on this new Disney movie. Ages 8–12.

Frozen 2: Dangerous Secrets: The Story of Iduna and Agnarr by Mari Mancusi, illus. by Grace Lee (Nov. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-06361-6), is a prequel to Frozen and Frozen 2. Ages 12–18.


Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase adds Malina’s Jam by Svetla Radivoeva (Sept. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-02458-7), ages 3–5. Disney Before the Story presents Cinderella Takes the Stage (Sept. 29, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-06234-3) and Pocahontas Leads the Way (Sept. 29, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-06260-2) by Tessa Roehl, ages 5–8. And Disney Chills welcomes Fiends on the Other Side by Vera Strange (Oct. 6, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-04836-1), ages 8–12.


Delphine and the Silver Needle by Alyssa Moon (Oct. 6, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04802-6). An orphaned dressmaker mouse living in the walls of Cinderella’s château embarks on a quest to uncover the truth about the past. Ages 8–12.

High School Musical Original Novel by Melissa de la Cruz (Jan. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-06184-1) is a prequel based on the TV series. Ages 8–12.

Sam Saves the Night (Sleepwakers #1) (Sept. 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-02378-8) and Sam Lights the Dark (Sleepwakers #2) (Nov. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-01201-0) by Shari Simpson launch a series about a girl whose nightly sleepwalking jaunts take a toll on her life. Ages 9–12.

Be More Chill: The Graphic Novel by Ned Vizzini and David Levithan, illus. by Nick Bertozzi (Sept. 1, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05786-8), is a graphic novel inspired by this YA book-turned-Broadway musical. Ages 12 and up.

The Queen’s Council: Rebel Rose by Emma Theriault (Nov. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04820-0) opens a series reimagining the backstories of the Disney Princesses. Ages 13–17.

Lore by Alexandra Bracken (Dec. 9, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-7820-3) offers a story about gods, mortals, and the inexorable forces that bind us together. Ages 14–18.

The Mirror: Broken Wish by Julie C. Dao (Oct. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04638-1), debuts a four-book fairy-tale series that follows a family—and the curse that plagues it—over several generations. Ages 14–18.


Mother Bruce is back in Spring Stinks by Ryan T. Higgins (Jan. 5, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-368-06091-2), ages 2–5. Elephant and Piggie star in An Elephant & Piggie Biggie!, Vol. 3 by Mo Willems (Sept. 22, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05715-8), ages 4–8. Willems’s Unlimited Squirrels return in I Want to Sleep Under the Stars! (Oct. 6, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05335-8), ages 4–8. Gabby Duran reappears in Gabby Duran and the Unsittables, Book 4: Triple Trouble: The Companion to the New Disney Channel Original Series by Elise Allen (Aug. 11, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-05442-3), ages 8–11. Disney Chills continues with Second Star to the Fright by Vera Strange (Jan. 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-368-04837-8), ages 8–12. Joining The Mouse Watch is The Mouse Watch Underwater by J.J. Gilbert (Nov. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05219-1), ages 8–12. Willa of the Wood adds Willa of Dark Hollow by Robert Beatty (Oct. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00760-3), ages 8–12. Trials of Apollo presents The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan (Sept. 29, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-4645-5); and The Tower of Nero (special limited ed.) by Riordan, illus. by John Rocco (Oct. 13, $100, ISBN 978-1-4847-4698-1), ages 10–13. Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl picks up The Fowl Twins Deny All Charges (Oct. 20, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04504-9), ages 10–14. And Unbirthday is a new Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4847-8131-9), ages 12–17.


Who’s Who in the Marvel Universe (Aug. 4, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-06290-9) spotlights more than 40 heroes and villains. Ages 5–8.


Rocket and Groot return in Snow Day for Groot! by Brendan Deneen, illus. by Cale Atkinson (Sept. 8, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-368-00070-3), ages 3–5.


City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda (Jan. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05150-7). The son of Iraqi immigrants teams up with the hero Gilgamesh in order to defeat the ancient god of plagues in this adventure based on Mesopotamian mythology. Ages 8–12.

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia (Aug. 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04917-7). In this fantasy based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona, a girl overcomes evil with science and the power of love. Ages 8–12.


J.C. Cervantes’s Storm Runner trilogy concludes with The Shadow Crosser (Sept. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-368-05277-1), ages 8–12. And Tristan Strong is back in Tristan Strong Destroys the World by Kwame Mbalia (Oct. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-368-04238-3), ages 8–12.


Baby’s First Hanukkah (Sept. 22, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9972-1) features real-life photos that bring the warmth and celebrations of this Jewish holiday to life. Ages up to 3.

C Is for Cat illus. by Marc Pattenden (Sept. 1, $7.99, board book, ISBN 978-0-7440-2416-6) teaches young readers about the third letter of the alphabet, using cute illustrations of cats. Ages up to 3.

The Christmas Story (Sept. 8, $12.99, board book ISBN 978-1-4654-9973-8) relates the Nativity story for kids. Ages up to 3.

D Is for Dog illus. by Kate Slater (Sept. 1, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2417-3) shows young readers about the letter D alongside an adorable dog. Ages up to 3.

Jonny Lambert's Ten Little Reindeer by Jonny Lambert (Sept. 8, $12.99, board book ISBN 978-1-4654-9976-9). Santa's reindeer will help young readers learn to count to 10. Ages up to 3.

Pop Up Peekaboo Penguin (Sept. 29, $9.99, board book, ISBN 978-1-4654-9991-2). Polly and her penguin friends star in this lift-the-flap pop-up board book. Ages up to 3.

Where Are You Polar Bear? (Sept. 8, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9984-4). With this touch-and-feel book, young readers will take a journey through the frozen world while meeting arctic foxes, reindeer, and narwhals as they search for the polar bear. Ages up to 3.

Where Are You Tiger? (Sept. 8, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9983-7) takes readers on a journey through the jungle to search for a tiger. Ages up to 3.

I Feel Angry (Oct. 6, $6.99, board book, ISBN 978-1-4654-9809-0) explores what it feels like to be angry. Ages 3–5.

I Feel Proud (Oct. 6, $6.99, board book, ISBN 978-1-4654-9807-6) teaches young readers about pride. Ages 3–5.

I Love My Dinosaur (Sept. 1, $10.99, board book, ISBN 978-1-4654-9971-4). In this board book filled with fun facts, little ones can lift up the flaps and peek at the pop-ups to learn more about their favorite dinosaurs. Ages 3–5.

My First Bible Stories (Sept. 19, $9.99, board book, ISBN 978-0-7440-2109-7) introduces classic Bible stories. Ages 3–5.

Fish by Brendan Kearney (Sept. 22, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2146-2). Finn the fisherman and his dog Skip teach readers about plastic pollution and recycling. Ages 3–7.

DK Reader 2: Cats and Kittens (Oct. 13, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2153-0) teaches reading skills plus facts about cats and cat breeds. Ages 5–7.

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures (Sept. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9974-5). This visual encyclopedia spotlights the pioneers who dared to go where nobody had been before, archaeologists who made startling discoveries, and all of the exciting adventures they had along the way. Ages 5–9.

A World Full of Poems by Sylvia Vardell (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9229-6) is an anthology featuring a diverse collection of poetry along with prompts for children to write their own poems. Ages 5–9.

Through the Night Sky (Sept. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-8150-4). This nonfiction book focuses on the sky at night, including everything from nocturnal animals to astronomy. Ages 6–8.

The Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Creatures (Oct. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9975-2) is and illustrated compendium explaining the history behind mythical creatures. Ages 7–9.

Castles by Laura Buller, illus. by Rob Ball (Sept. 22, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9855-7) reveals the history of different castles around the world, the dramatic battles to conquer them, and the weapons that defended and defeated them. Ages 7–9.

Life Cycles illus. by Sam Falconer (Sept. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9744-4) takes an innovative look at the circle of life, including animals, dinosaurs, stars, volcanoes, and more. Ages 7–9.

Music and How it Works (Nov. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9990-5), in which budding music fans will discover musical geniuses of every era, from Mozart and classical music to Bowie and pop. Ages 7–9

Mysteries of the Universe (Sept. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9933-2) is a reference book that delves into myths, legends, trivia, and key discoveries about the solar system and beyond. Ages 7–9.

National Parks (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2429-6) is a visual guidebook that introduces children to all 61 U.S. national parks. Ages 7–9.

Life Through Time (Sept. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2017-5) is an illustrated nonfiction book that explores geological time and the origins of species that still exist today in early fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals. Ages 7–11.

Secrets of Astrology (Oct. 27, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2366-4). Children can explore astrology by learning the meaning of the zodiac signs and how to read a birth chart. Ages 7 and Up.

Climate Emergency Atlas (Oct. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2183-7) explains the causes, effects, and possible solutions to the global climate emergency, with more than 30 maps. Ages 9–12.

It Can’t Be True Goo (Sept. 15, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2021-2). Learn the science behind goo and gunk with this visual nonfiction book. Ages 9–12.

Timelines of Everyone (Oct. 6, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9996-7) is a highly visual reference book for children utilizing timelines to explain the lives and impact of famous figures throughout history. Ages 9–12.

Illustrated Atlas of India (Nov. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2516-3) features more than 50 maps. Ages 9–12.

The Renegades (Oct. 20, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-3250-5). In this graphic novel, three heroes attempt to use their superpowers in order to save the planet. Ages 10 and up.


Joining the DKFindout! series is DKFindout India (Oct. 27, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2188-2), Ages 7–9. The Secret Explorers adds The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue (Oct. 6, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2108-0); and Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers (Oct. 10, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-2107-3), ages 7–9. And New DK Life Stories entries are Jesse Owens, illus. by Charlotte Ager (Sept. 22, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9313-2), ages 7–10; and Queen Elizabeth II (Sept. 22, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4654-9313-2), ages 7–10.


The Book of Sam by Rob Shapiro (Sept. 8, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4597-4675-6). After accidentally sending his crush to hell, a teen must journey through the underworld to bring her back. Ages 14–17.


Dreams for Our Daughters (Sept. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5558-9) and Songs for Our Sons (Oct. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5557-2) by Ruth Doyle, illus. by Ashling Lindsay. Rhyming texts celebrate children’s promising futures. Ages 1–6.

Talking Is Not My Thing by Rose Robbins (Sept. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5549-7) views life from the perspective of an autistic child. Ages 3–7.

The Bear and the Duck by May Angeli (Oct. 20, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5555-8). Woodcut engravings illustrate this story about kindness, the seasons, and unexpected friendship. Ages 4–8.

The Christmas Feast by Nathalie Dargent, illus. by Magali Le Huche (Aug. 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5537-4). When Wolf, Weasel, and Fox steal a turkey for their holiday feast, the bird has her own ideas about the celebration. Ages 4–8.

The Last Tiger by Petr Horácek (Aug. 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5552-7) is a tale about the dangers of pride and the value of freedom. Ages 4–8.

Night Wishes, edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Jen Corace (Sept. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5496-4), compiles bedtime poems by the late Hopkins and 13 other poets. Ages 4–8.

Leave a Message in the Sand: Poems About Giraffes, Bongos, and Other Creatures with Hooves by Bibi Dumon Tak, illus. by Annemarie Van Haeringen (Sept. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5548-0), introduces wild animals with wild things to say. Ages 6 and up.

Mexique: A Refugee Story from the Spanish Civil War by María José Ferrada, illus. by Ana Penyas (Oct. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8028-5545-9), focuses on children who fled from Spain to Mexico in 1937 to escape the violence of this war. Ages 7–10.

Egmont UK

No Longer Alone by Joseph Coelho, illus. by Robyn Wilson-Owen (Oct. 1, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4052-9129-3). A girl labeled as shy is at the center of this story about the power of being heard and the variety of emotions we feel during hard times. Ages 3–5.



Canticos Bilingual Firsts adds Numbers 1 to 100 (Aug. 4, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-32-8), Opposites (Sept. 15, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-51-9), and Shapes and Patterns (Oct. 20, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-44-1) by Susie Jaramillo, ages up to 5. Canticos Bilingual Nursery Rhymes introduces Jaramillo’s The Birthday Book/Las Mañanitas (Aug. 18, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-945635-42-7) and La Bamba (Sept. 22, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-40-3), ages up to 5. New Canticos Bilingual Nursery Rhymes Little Books by Jaramillo are The Birthday Book/Las Mañanitas (Aug. 18, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-48-9), La Bamba (Sept. 22, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-45-8), and We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Nov. 17, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-41-0), ages up to 5. Skeletina and the In-Between World by Jaramillo (Aug. 11, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-46-5) spotlights Skeletina, ages 3–5. And Tiny Travelers star in Tiny Travelers France Treasure Quest by Steven Wolfe Pereira and Jaramillo (Sept. 8, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-945635-34-2), ages 3–6.

Enchanted Lion

Every Color of Light: A Book About the Sky by Hiroshi Osada, trans. by David Boyd, illus. by Ryoji Arai (Aug. 25, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-291-6). Told by the elements themselves, this bedtime story celebrates the natural world. Ages 4–8.

The Shadow Elephant by Nadine Robert, illus. by Valerio Vidali (Sept. 29, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-312-8). An elephant who is down in the dumps stars in this story about sadness, understanding, and emotional connection. Ages 4–8.

The World’s Poorest President Speaks Out, edited by Yoshimi Kusaba, trans. by Andro-Ryuo Wong, illus. by Gaku Nakafawa (Aug. 25, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-289-3), is based on the speech that José Mujica, the president of Uruguay, delivered to the UN in 2012. Ages 4–8.

The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: A Story About Edwin Hubble by Isabelle Marinov, illus. by Deborah Marcero (Oct. 27, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-317-3), profiles a boy who surmounted many hurdles to achieve his dream of becoming an astronomer. Ages 6–10.

The Snail with the Right Heart: A True Story by Maria Popova, illus. by Ping Zhu (Nov. 3, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-349-4). A snail stars in this celebration of science and the poetry of existence. Ages 6–12.

Telephone Tales by Gianni Rodari, illus. by Valerio Vidali (Sept. 1, $27.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-284-8). A newly illustrated version of the story of a traveling father who calls his daughter nightly to tell her a bedtime story. Ages 6–12.


Tales of Noodlephant issues Okapi Tale by Jacob Kramer, illus. by K-Fai Steele (Sept. 22, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-304-3), ages 6–10. And My Alter Ego Is My Superhero continues with Black by Håkon Øvreås, illus. by Øyvind Torseter (Jan. 26, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59270-268-8), ages 8–12.

Endless Mountains/Kalaniot

The Littlest Candle, A Hanukkah Story by Rabbi Kerry Olitzky and Rabbi Jesse Olitzky, illus. by Jen Kostman (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9988527-5-1). The smallest of the Hanukkah candles has the job of lighting the other candles in the menorah. Ages 4–11.

Entangled Teen

A Curse of Roses by Diana Pinguicha (Dec. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68281-509-0) is a diverse story about romance, politics, and magic. Ages 14–18.

The Bone Throwers: Crown of Bones by A.K. Wilder (Aug. 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64063-414-5). This series debut introduces a scribe who is meant to observe and record—and may be destined to save everyone. Ages 14–18.

Dating Makes Perfect by Pintip Dunn (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68281-497-0). Sisters star in this romantic comedy about dating while navigating overbearing parents. Ages 14–18.

In the Penalty Box by Lynn Rush and Kelly Anne Blount (Jan. 5, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68281-576-2). A high-school hockey player focused on winning the state tournament is distracted when a female figure skater joins the team. Ages 14–18.


Bring Me Their Hearts concludes with Send Me Their Souls by Sara Wolf (Nov. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68281-507-6), ages 14–18. And the Eleven Trilogy gains Escaping Eleven by Jerri Chisholm (Sept. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68281-501-4), ages 14–18.

Europa Editions


Mirror Visitor Quartet picks up The Memory of Babel by Christelle Dabos, trans. by Hildegarde Serle (Sept. 8, $20, ISBN 978-1-60945-613-9), ages 14–18.

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