Page Street Kids

Agent Unicorn by Jenny Alvarado (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64567-898-4). Unicorn discovers that it takes more to be a detective than flashy moves and sneaky disguises. Ages 4–8.

Clovis Suspects a Sneak by Katelyn Aronson (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64567-899-1). Clovis the bull learns to trust in friends as he solves the mystery of his china shop’s missing items. Ages 4–8.

A Credit Card Takes Charge by Kimberly Wilson, illus. by Mark Hoffmann (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64567-884-7). Goldie the diva credit card shops ’til she drops, funding an over-the-top vacation for the cash crew, until she realizes she must take responsibility and pay for her charges. Ages 4–8.

Pirate & Penguin 2 Few Crew by Mike Allegra, illus. by Jenn Harney (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64567-862-5). Pirate and Penguin sets out to recruit a crew who will appreciate their unconventional ship and friendship. Ages 4–8.

The Three Little Guinea Pigs and the Andean Fox by Ana Velez (Aug. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64567-869-4). This take on the favorite tale is set in Andean South America. Ages 4–8.

Willow Takes on the Weather by Rachel Noble, illus. by Annabel Tempest (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-160-0). Strong, stubborn Willow is determined to push back Stormy Weather when it ruins her sunny day plans. Ages 4–8.

Page Street YA

The Devourer by Alison Ames (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-078-8). A young pirate captain hellbent on revenge crosses the sea in the company of her crew and a girl she hates but can’t keep her eyes off of, to find and kill her own brother, only to be waylaid by an eldritch creature looking for vengeance of her own. Ages 14–18.

Helga by Catherine Yu (Aug. 20, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-951-4). Eighteen-year-old science experiment Helga escapes the lab where she awoke, discovering rowdy punk clubs, delicious food, and maybe even love in this gender-bent Frankenstein retelling. Ages 14–18.

The House Where Death Lives, edited by Alex Brown, by Nova Ren Suma et al. (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-012-2). Each story in this horror anthology focuses on a different room in a sprawling haunted house and features a unique take on monsters. Ages 14–18.

Liar’s Kingdom by Christine Calella (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-967-5) is a dark “Cinderella” retelling, set in a kingdom on the brink of a war against magic. Ages 14–18.

Rest in Peaches by Alex Brown (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-070-2). Unbeknownst to her peers, Quinn is the legendary school mascot, until someone sabotages the costume and leaves her unmasked. Ages 14–18.

Such Lovely Skin by Tatiana Schlote-Bonne (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-076-4). Seventeen-year-old Twitch streamer Vivian confesses to a nonplayer character in a video game that she killed her baby sister, and accidentally welcomes a demonic mimic into her life. Ages 14–18.

They Watch from Below by Katya de Becerra (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-080-1). As Addie begins freshman year of college at her mother’s alma mater, she finds herself investigating an old campus mystery involving a vanished professor and a vicious occult society. Ages 14–18.

A Vile Season by David Ferraro (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-072-6). A former vampire must compete for the heart of a duke in order to regain his immortality, but secrets of British high society and a surprise suitor provide obstacles. Ages 14–18.

Wrong Answers Only by Tobias Madden (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 979-8-89003-074-0). A queer overachiever teen’s life takes an unexpected turn when he’s sent to live on a cruise ship with his estranged uncle after a series of panic attacks. Ages 14–18.


Broom for Two by Jennifer Maruno, illus. by Scot Ritchie (Aug. 27, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-320-9). When a little witch finds her broom in tatters, she must persevere to pass her flying test. Ages 3–7.

The Great Expedition by Peter Carnavas (Aug. 20, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-321-6). A group of young explorers embraces danger on their mission to cross the wild country (of the playground). Ages 4–7.

The Light from My Menorah: Celebrating Holidays Around the World by Robin Heald, illus. by Andrea Blinick (Sept. 17, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-289-9). The light from a menorah takes a boy on a journey around the world, introducing him to other cultural and religious holidays that celebrate light. Ages 4–7.

Mystery at the Biltmore by Colleen Nelson, illus. by Peggy Collins (Nov. 19, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-327-8). Left behind by her globe-trotting detective parents once again, Elodie starts her own detective agency in her renowned New York City apartment building. Ages 7–10.

After the Wallpaper Music by Jean Mills (Sept. 10, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-322-3). Twelve-year-old violinist Flora is torn between playing in her string quartet or a friend’s new rock trio. Ages 8–12.


Big, Little Concepts welcomes When Dogs Work by Opal Sinclair (Oct. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-77278-324-7), ages 2–5.


Flash Gordon Adventures! by Art Baltazar and Franco (Nov. 26, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-1218-1). Readers join Flash Gordon, Dale Arden, and their allies from Mongo as they battle the evil tyrant Ming the Merciless. Ages 7–12.

Heebie Jeebies by Matthew Erman, illus. by Shelby Criswell (Sept. 17, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-1188-7). Blue and Herschel, two bumbling losers, seek a cursed treasure buried beneath their haunted middle school. Ages 7–12.


Yahgz by Art Baltazar ramps up with The Gwash War (Aug. 6, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-0106-2), ages 7–10. The Inventor by Lars Henrik Eriksen serves up The Secret of the Scrap Goblin (Sept. 24, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-1184-9), ages 7–12. Asterix celebrates with Asterix Generations (65th anniversary ed.) by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo (Sept. 17, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-1181-8) illus. by Studio Peyo et al., ages 7–12. New to Children of the Phoenix by Oskar Källner, illus. by Karl Johnsson, is The Tomb Planet (Dec. 3, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-1230-3), ages 7–12. Digital Lizards of Doom by Gabriel Valentin greets Dana Deathly (Dec. 17, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-1242-6), ages 7–12. Magical History Tour continues with Trench Warfare—An Infernal Fury by Fabrice Erre, illus. by Sylvain Savoia (Sept. 3, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0943-3), ages 7–12. And Miraculous Ladybug Chibi, following the adventures of Ladybug and Cat Noir, launches with Pizza Pursuit and Other Cat Tales by Josh Trujillo and Carrie Harris, illus. by Lex Hobson and Ryan Jampole (Oct. 15, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5458-1151-1), ages 7–12.


The Christmas Elephant: A Nativity Story by Maria Antonia, illus. by Laura Zarrin (Oct. 8, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64060-957-0). Ellie wants to be an elephant in the Christmas play but her know-it-all sister says she’ll ruin everything. Ages 3–8.

No Greater Love by Dominique Okonkwo, illus. by Lhaiza Morena (Dec. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64060-931-0), tells a story based on Ephesians 3:18-19 about a girl’s discovery of God’s unending and unconditional love. Ages 3–8.

Every Body Wonderfully Made: God’s Good Plan for Boys and Girls by Courtney Siebring, illus. by Irina Avgustinovich (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64060-968-6), emphasizes the dignity, worth, and beauty of each child from a God-centered perspective. Ages 3–10.

Rise: A Child’s Guide to Eastertide by Laura Alary, illus. by Giuliano Ferri (Jan. 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-64060-888-7), follows a child through the 50 days of Easter as she shares in family and community celebrations and hears stories of the Risen Jesus. Ages 4–8.

Paw Prints

Shy Steve by Katerina Spaeth (Oct. 22, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-223-18861-4). Steve’s life changes when he meets Marianna, a guitarist, who brings out the hidden, confident songwriter in him. Ages 4–7.

Troll by Frances Stickley, illus. by Stefano Martinuz (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-223-18857-7). A scary troll who terrorizes the forest creatures learns the power of words and empathy. Ages 4–7.

All Mixed Up by Raj Tawney (Oct. 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-223-18855-3). A multiethnic American boy forges a complex friendship with a Pakistani immigrant in the wake of 9/11.


Forever Friends Farm welcomes Forever Kind by Annie Auerbach, illus. by Luke Flowers (Sept. 24, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-223-18859-1), ages 3–5. Some... adds Some Kids by Fifi Abu (Sept. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-223-18852-2), ages 4–7. Bunso Meets... by Rev Valdez issues Bunso Meets a Duwende (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-223-18838-6), ages 6–9. And Forsynthia by Rachel Dinunzio rolls along with The Shrink Ray Sleepover (Nov. 5, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-223-18841-6), ages 7–9.


More Than Enough by Richard Michelson, illus. by Joe Cepeda (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-614-5). Neighbors help each other in this story inspired by the Golden Ladder, a Jewish approach to charity that’s intended to create a fair society. Ages 4–8.

This Rock Is Mine! by Kaye Umansky, illus. by Alice McKinley (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-746-3). Two stubborn frogs fight over a rock because they don’t want to share. Ages 4–8.


The Littlest Yak is back in the pasture for Home Is Where the Herd Is by Lu Fraser, illus. by Kate Hindley (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-754-8), ages 4–8. And Buddy and Bea are all smiles in Say Cheese by Jan Carr, illus. by Kris Mukai (Sept. 10, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-697-8), ages 5–8.

Peachtree Teen

Compound Fracture by Andrew Joseph White (Sept. 3, $19.99,
ISBN 978-1-68263-612-1). A trans autistic teen in West Virginia survives an attempted murder only to be drawn into the generations-old feud between the rural poor and those who exploit them. Ages 14–18.

Dance of the Starlit Sea by Kiana Krystle (Aug. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-465-3) is a paranormal romantic fantasy retelling of “Hades and Persephone” with a feminist twist. Ages 14–18.

Giddy Barber Explodes in 11 by Dina Havranek (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-714-2). An exhausted and overworked student makes several terrible decisions in an effort to find the support she needs. Ages 14–18.

This Fatal Kiss by Alicia Jasinska (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-736-4). All that water nymph Gisela requires to return to the living world and her family is a kiss from a mortal. Ages 14–18.


Above the Black by Marc J. Gregson continues with Among Serpents (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-706-7), ages 14–18.


A Cat Like That by Lester L. Laminack, illus. by Nicole Wong (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-523-0), looks at a day in the life of a beloved island cat. Ages 3–7.

Crick, Crack, Crow! by Janet Lord, illus. by Julie Paschkis (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-629-9). Crow leaves his nest and flies to the nearby farm, looking for fun and trouble. Ages 4–8.

Who Owns the Moon? And Other Conundrums of Exploring and Using Space by Cynthia Levinson and Jennifer Swanson (Jan. 7, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-68263-537-7) combines technology and science with law and policy for a look at challenges of space exploration. Ages 12 and up.



Super Sema expands with New Girl (Nov. 12, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75493-1) and Super Avo (Nov. 12, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75492-4) by Sarah Jospitre, ages 4–8. And Penguin Young Readers, Level 3 adds Matilda: Matilda’s Miracles by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake (Aug. 13, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-88679-3), ages 6–8.

Penguin Workshop

Fart’s Favorite Smells by Zoë Foster Blake, illus. by Adam Nickel (Sept. 24, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-88700-4). Fart is off to see which smell in the big world will be his favorite in this lift-the-flap book. Ages 1–3.

My First Book of Fancy Letters by Jessica Hische (Oct. 22, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-38501-2) features hand-lettered words from A to Z and an affirming message for young readers. Ages 3–7.

Dolly Parton’s Billy the Kid Comes Home for Christmas by Dolly Parton with Erica S. Perl, illus. by MacKenzie Haley (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75500-6). French bulldog Billy the Kid must decide between fame and family when his band is invited to perform a Christmas Day concert. Ages 4–7.

Use Your Voice by Alice Paul Tapper, illus. by Fanny Liem (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75214-2), relates a true story about advocating for yourself during a medical emergency. Ages 4–7.

Bobby and the Big Valentine by Timmy Woitas, illus. by Addy Rivera Sonda (Dec. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-65977-9). A boy makes the biggest, most sparkly valentine that he can for his crush. Ages 4–8.

How Carrot and Cookie Saved Christmas by Erica S. Perl, illus. by Jonathan Fenske (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-66236-6). Carrot and Cookie fill in for a sick Santa in this food pun-filled adventure. Ages 4–8.

In the Groves by Andrea Cruz Floren (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-66261-8). Clara stows away in her Abuelo’s truck so she can finally see his legendary orange groves in this Spanglish tale. Ages 4–8.

Sharing Is Unbearable! by J.E. Morris (Aug. 20, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75202-9). Two bears can’t decide who get dibs on the perfect nap spot. Ages 4–8.

Where’s Bearry? by Joe Gatto, illus. by Luke Flowers (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75019-3). With emotions racing, Remo sets out on a quest to find his missing stuffed bear as bedtime looms. Ages 4–8.

We Are Lion Dancers by Benson Shum (Dec. 31, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-593-65887-1). Siblings Lily and Noah prepare for Lunar New Year and learn about the colorful, traditional lion dance. Ages 5–7.

Brandon and the Totally Troublesome Time Machine by Seth Fishman, illus. by Mark Fearing (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-66228-1). Brandon travels back to yesterday to fix his homework but gets into a battle across time with his past and future selves. Ages 5–8.

A Very Merry 90s Christmas by J.T. Kelliher, illus. by Alex Fine (Oct. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75320-0), celebrates the season with favorite ’90s stars, icons, and pop-culture moments. Ages 8 and up.

Ain’t It Funny by Margaret Gurevich (Oct. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-65943-4). Eleven-year-old Maya is determined not to let her growing anxiety and OCD hold her back from using stand-up comedy to bring her parents back together. Ages 9–12.

Crushing It by Erin Becker (Aug. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52364-3). Soccer team captain Mel navigates first romance, queer identity, dissolving middle school friend groups, and learning how to be brave when it matters the most. Ages 10–14.

First Love Language by Stefany Valentine (Jan. 14, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75096-4). To connect with her culture, Taiwanese American Catie takes Mandarin lessons from her summer job coworker in exchange for teaching him how to date. Ages 12 and up.

No Rules Tonight by Kim Hyun Sook and Ryan Estrada (Oct. 1, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52129-8). In 1980s South Korea on Christmas Eve, a group of teens at winter camp find freedom in revealing secrets and confessing crushes. Ages 12 and up.


Birding for Babies soars along with Birds Around the World by Chloe Goodhart, illus. by Gareth Lucas (Jan. 28, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75200-5), ages 1–3. Mr. Boddington’s Studio presents How to Say I Love You: Delightful Poems for Valentine’s Day by Mr. Boddington’s Studio (Dec. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-22658-2), ages 3–5. The Outer Space Mystery Pizza Club by Bruce Hale, illus. by Luke Séguin-Magee, about three suburban kids and their babysitter solving intergalactic mysteries, blasts off with Elvis Is Missing (Oct. 15, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-66017-1) and Grunthar’s Revenge (Oct. 15, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-66019-5), ages 6–8. Stephen Curry Sports Superheroes, authorized graphic-novel biographies of sports legends, kicks off with Stephen Curry by Josh Bycel and Rich Korson, illus. by Damion Scott (Aug. 13, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-593-38248-6), ages 8–11.

What Is the Story Of? welcomes What Is the Story of My Little Pony? by Kirsten Mayer, illus. by Andrew Thomson (Aug. 27, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-22605-6) and What Is the Story of Smokey Bear? by Steve Korté, illus. by Robert Squier (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-38570-8), ages 8–12. Who Was? greets Who Is Billie Jean King? by Sarah Fabiny, illus. by Dede Putra (Aug. 6, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-51917-2), Who Is Lin-Manuel Miranda? by Elijah Rey-David Matos, illus. by David Malan (Aug. 6, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75077-3), and Who Was Shirley Chisholm? by Crystal Hubbard, illus. by Tim Foley (Dec. 24, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75026-1), ages 8–12. Bridget Vanderpuff by Martin Stewart, about a whip-smart inventor and amateur sleuth, debuts with Bridget Vanderpuff and the Baked Escape (Jan. 28, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75408-5) and Bridget Vanderpuff and the Ghost Train (Jan. 28, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75410-8), ages 8–12.

Quantum Interstellar Sports League by J. Scott Savage, illus. by Brandon Dorman, centered on football, aliens, and friendship, launches with Quantum Interstellar Sports League (Sept. 24, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-593-66230-4), ages 8–12. What Do We Know About? ramps up with What Do We Know About the Yeti? by Ben Hubbard, illus. by Manuel Gutierrez (Sept. 24, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75211-1), ages 8–12. New Where Is? titles include Where Is Tornado Alley? by Wes Locher (Jan. 7, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75219-7) and Where Is Yellowstone? by Sarah Fabiny, illus. by Stephen Marchesi (Nov. 5, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-66088-1), ages 8–12. Who HQ Graphic Novels gains Who Was Raised to Be the Queen of France? Marie Antoinette by Bones Leopard, illus. by Robin Richardson (Dec. 3, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-593-38554-8), ages 8–12. Who HQ Now issues Who Is Ariana Grande? by Kirsten Anderson, illus. by Gregory Copeland (Oct. 15, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-88901-5), Who Is Cynthia Erivo? by Crystal Hubbard, illus. by Copeland (Oct. 15, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-88904-6), and Who Is Travis Kelce? by Ellen Labrecque, illus. by Dede Putra (Aug. 27, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-88825-4), ages 8–12. And Holly Horror returns in The Longest Night by Michelle Jabès Corpora (Aug. 13, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52311-7), ages 12 and up.


Let’s Fly by Chana Stiefel and Barrington Irving, illus. by Shamar Knight-Justice (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53213-3), tells the true story of Barrington Irving, who broke records as the youngest person and first Black man to fly solo around the world. Ages 3–7.

This Is How We Play: A Celebration of Disability & Adaptation by Jessica Slice and Caroline Cupp, illus. by Kayla Harren (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52990-4), features families at play, each with a family member who has a disability. Ages 3–7.

I’m Sorry You Got Mad by Kyle Lukoff, illus. by Julie Kwon (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46291-1). Jack learns to apologize after hurting Zoe’s feelings. Ages 4–7.

Things That Go Bump in the Day by Melinda Beatty, illus. by Charlene Chua (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61664-2). Kid vampire Vlad tries to go to sleep during the day but is scared of all the daytime noises. Ages 4–7.

Trick-or-Treating in the City by Tiffany D. Jackson, illus. by Sawyer Cloud (Aug. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11028-7). When a girl can’t follow her own holiday tradition, she turns to her New York City neighbors for help. Ages 4–7.

Esi the Brave (Who Was Not Afraid of Anything) by Bernard Mensah, illus. by Raissa Figueroa (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-40641-0). A Ghanaian girl learns to be brave when she’s scared and in a new, overwhelming environment. Ages 4–8.

Fail-A-Bration by Brad and Kristi Montague (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69714-6) celebrates failures and reminds readers to find the joy in trying and learning. Ages 4–8.

I Have Three Cats by Michelle Sumovich, illus. by Laura Park (Jan. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11271-7). When a new flea-covered kitty appears in her backyard, a girl who already has three cats isn’t sure what to do. Ages 4–8.

Make Your Mark: How Jacci Gresham Brought New Color to the Art of Tattooing by Jacci Gresham and Sherry Fellores, illus. by David Wilkerson (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61836-3), spotlights Gresham, the first known Black female tattoo artist. Ages 4–8.

One Small Spark: A Tikkun Olam Story by Ruth Spiro, illus. by Victoria Tentler-Krylov (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-18631-8). A girl is inspired to make a difference in this exploration of the Jewish philosophy of tikkun olam, or repairing the world. Ages 4–8.

Popcorn by Rob Harrell (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69792-4). Andrew tries to keep his anxiety at bay on a day when everything is going wrong—picture day. Ages 9–12.

Libertad by Bessie Flores Zaldívar (Aug. 27, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69612-5) is a queer YA coming-of-age story set during the rigged Honduran presidential election of 2017, about a young poet discovering the courage it takes to speak her truth about the people and country she loves. Ages 14–17.

Gita Desai Is Not Here to Shut Up by Sonia Patel (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46318-5). During her first year at Stanford, 18-year-old Gita grapples with a dark, painful secret from her past. Ages 14–18.

When the World Tips Over by Jandy Nelson (Sept. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-525-42909-8) follows the complicated world of the Fall siblings of Northern California wine country and the enigmatic rainbow-haired girl who shows up and turns their world upside down. Ages 14–18.


Cookie & Broccoli roll along in Scariest Halloween Ever! by Bob McMahon (Aug. 13, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53002-3), ages 4–7. And Ladybug Girl by David Soman and Jacky Davis welcomes Ladybug Girl and the Pumpkin Patch (Aug. 13, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-85593-5), ages 4–7.


Tales from the Forest by Jane Riordan and A.A. Milne, illus. by Mark Burgess and Ernest H. Shepard (Oct. 22, $23.99, ISBN 978-0-593-85549-2), is a new collection of Winnie-the-Pooh stories, told in the style of Milne. Ages 8–12.

Radiant by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (Jan. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-85578-2). In the momentous fall of 1963, fifth-grader Cooper wrestles with what it means to shine for a Black girl in a predominantly white suburb of Pittsburgh. Ages 10–14.

The Diamond Explorer by Kao Kalia Yang (Sept. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-9848-1633-7) focuses on a Hmong American boy’s struggle to find a place for himself in America and in the world of his ancestors. Ages 10 and up.

Everything Is Poison by Joy McCullough (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-85587-4). In early 17th-century Rome, 16-year-old Carmela is finally allowed into the workroom of her mother’s apothecary, where she learns that for every sweet extract to be prepared, there is another dark and dangerous potion. Ages 14–18.

Pick the Lock by A.S. King (Sept. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-35397-4). This surrealist novel follows Jane’s bizarre and brilliant journey to reconnect with her mother by breaking out of her shell and composing a punk opera. Ages 14–18.

Streetlight People by Charlene Thomas (Nov. 5, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61886-8) tells a story of teens growing up in—and out of—a small town with a huge secret. Ages 14–18.


Sunderworld by Ransom Riggs, about a teen who discovers that the cult kids’ show he has obsessed over in the wake of his mother’s death has begun to peek through the reality of a strange Los Angeles, debuts with The Extraordinary Disappointments of Leopold Berry (Sept. 10, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53093-1), ages 14–18.


How to Talk Like a Chicken by Charlie Grandy, illus. by Alex G. Griffiths (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-35070-6). A little chicken guides the reader through important phrases and situations to perfect their ability to talk like a chicken. Ages 3–7.

I Am Not Santa Claus! by T.L. McBeth (Oct. 15, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52848-8). A man with a white beard and a red hat, despite all evidence to the contrary, insists that he is not Santa Claus. Ages 3–7.

Have You Seen My Acorn? by DK Ryland (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62242-1). A squirrel enlists the help of his woodland friends as he searches for his missing acorn. Ages 4–7.

The Little Witch Who Lost Her Broom! by Elaine Bickell, illus. by Raymond McGrath (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69238-7). As a full moon rises on Halloween, Little Witch hunts for her lost broom. Ages 4–7.

When Digz the Dog Met Zurl the Squirrel: A Short Tale About a Short Tail by Chris Pine, illus. by Chuck Groenink (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52822-8). Digz the Dog and Zurl the Squirrel disagree about who truly rules over Ms. Pincher’s garden. Ages 4–8.


Busy Betty releases Busy Betty & the Perfect Christmas Present by Reese Witherspoon, illus. by Xindi Yan (Nov. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52515-9). Betty hatches ambitious plans to earn enough money to buy the perfect Christmas presents for her family. Ages 3–7.

Penguin/Grosset & Dunlap

ABCs of Judaism by Rachel Tichauer, illus. by Isabel Foo (Oct. 1, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75036-0), offers an A-to-Z introduction to Jewish culture and religion. Ages up to 3.

ABCs of the Bible by Pia Imperial, illus. by Isabel Foo (Sept. 10, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75024-7), features key biblical figures, concepts, and locations as well as practices associated with Christianity. Ages up to 3.

Duck, Duck, Gobble! by J.D. Forester, illus. by Lydia Nichols (Aug. 13, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75504-4). Readers join the farmer’s animal friends in a chaotic game of chase as they wait for their last Thanksgiving guest to arrive. Ages 1–3.

Yes, Chef! It’s Snack Time by Charlotte Love (Nov. 5, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-88699-1). This call-and-response board book introduces kids to simple cooking skills. Ages 1–3.


Roald Dahl adds How to Have a Frightful Halloween (Aug. 13, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-88680-9) and Phizz-Whizzing Christmas Book (Oct. 8, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-88694-6) by Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake, ages 4–8. Tiny Moments gains Happy Birthday, Little One (Nov. 12, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75050-6) and On Your Baptism Day (Nov. 12, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75052-0) by J.D. Forester, illus. by Christine Gore, ages up to 3. New to Little Bible Stories is Jesus Feeds the Hungry: A Parable of Faith and Gratitude by Pia Imperial, illus. by Carly Gledhill (Jan. 14, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75100-8), ages 1–3. Tiny Idols spotlights Harry Styles (Jan. 7, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-88928-2) and Taylor Swift (Oct. 8, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-88890-2) by J.D. Forester, illus. by Sophie Beer, ages 1–3. Little Engine That Could steams along with The Little Engine That Could Saves Christmas by Meredith Rusu, illus. by Jill Howarth (Oct. 8, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75299-9), ages 3–7. Here I Come! greets Happy Birthday, Here I Come! by D.J. Steinberg, illus. by John Joven (Dec. 10, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-75439-9), ages 4–6. And Night Before by Natasha Wing, illus. by Nathalie Beauvois, delivers The Night Before the Doctor (Sept. 17, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-51981-3), ages 4–6.


A Roof! by Stephanie Ellen Sy, illus. by Daniel Tingcungco (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69705-4). With the help of her community, a girl in the Philippines returns a neighbor’s roof after a typhoon. Ages 3–7.

World of Wonder by Valarie Kaur, illus. by Cynthia Alonso (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53155-6). Wonder Baby learns to navigate the world with a sense of amazement. Ages 3–7.

Meena’s Saturday by Kusum Mepani, illus. by Yasmeen Ismail (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11031-7). An Indian girl named Meena and her sisters manage a bustling house full of boisterous guests on a busy Saturday while their brother gets to sleep in. Ages 4–8.

The Interpreter by Olivia Abtahi, illus. by Monica Arnaldo (Jan. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62044-1). Young Cecilia has two jobs: one as a soccer-loving kid and another as a translator for her Spanish-speaking parents. Ages 5–8.

City Summer, Country Summer by Kiese Laymon, illus. by Alexis Franklin (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-40556-7). Three Black boys form a deep connection during a transformative summer trip down South to visit family. Ages 5–9.

Payal Mehta’s Romance Revenge Plot by Preeti Chhibber (Sept. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46188-4). Payal begins to develop feelings for her archnemisis after she enlists him to help her get her longtime crush’s attention. Ages 12 and up.

Everything We Never Had by Randy Ribay (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46141-9). Four generations of Filipino American boys grapple with identity, masculinity, and their fraught father-son relationships. Ages 13–17.

Fledgling: The Keeper’s Records of Revolution by S.K. Ali (Oct. 8, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53124-2). This speculative novel introduces a fractured world on the brink of either enlightenment or war. Ages 14–18.


A Cozy Winter Day by Eliza Wheeler (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61720-5). The busy animals of Acorn Village celebrate all the wonder that winter offers. Ages 2–5.

The Littlest Food Critic by Debbie Rigaud, illus. by Rachel Más Davidson (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53037-5). Picky eater baby Sebastian comes to appreciate how his parents nourish him. Ages 3–5.

Finnegan Fox by Katie Gilstrap, illus. by Lori Nichols (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-32630-5). Finnegan tries to work up the courage to join his siblings and leave their den for the first time. Ages 3–7.

Sharing the Dream by Shelia P. Moses, illus. by Keith Mallett (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61729-8), presents a portrait of a girl’s experience at the March on Washington on August 28, 1963 where she hears Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Ages 3–7.

When Love Is More Than Words by Jocelyn Chung, illus. by Julia Kuo (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53357-4). One girl sees the love shown in her family by the way they nurture one another through stories, food, and spending time together. Ages 3–7.

The Yowlers by Stacy Lynn Carroll, illus. by Molly Ruttan (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-10988-5). Amazing things happen when the grouchiest family meets the nicest one. Ages 3–7.

On Our Way! What a Day! by JaNay Brown-Wood, illus. by Tamisha Anthony (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11075-1). Five siblings try to find the perfect gift for Gram’s birthday. Ages 4–6.

The Seasons of Parastoo by Rashin Kheiriyeh (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-10891-8). When Parastoo’s mother must go away for the winter, the cycles of nature give Parastoo hope that her mother, like the birds, will return in the spring. Ages 4–7.

Prince Among Slaves by N.H. Senzai, illus. by Anna Rich (Jan. 14, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-9848-1698-6), spotlights Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori, a Muslim West African prince turned enslaved plantation worker, and his lifelong fight to be free and return home. Ages 4–8.

Buffalo Dreamer by Violet Duncan (Aug. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62481-4). In this story based on the author’s family history, Summer’s unsettling dreams during a summer spent on the Canadian reservation where her mother lives spur her to take action and acknowledge the painful past about the Native residential schools that once operated there. Ages 10–13.

Safe Harbor by Padma Venkatraman (Jan. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11250-2). After moving from India to Rhode Island with her mother, Geetha adjusts to life in the U.S. through her love of nature, music, and poetry—and making a new friend. Ages 10–14.

All the Love Under the Vast Sky, edited by Kip Wilson (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62527-9), showcases 12 short stories in verse that explore the highs and lows of various types of love. Ages 12 and up.

Sixteen Minutes by K.J. Reilly (Oct. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62005-2). When a new girl arrives in town, seemingly from the future, three teens’ lives are turned upside down. Ages 12 and up.

Solis by Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53081-8) tells a story of undocumented immigrants subjected to deadly experiments in a government labor camp and the four rebels who design a daring plan to liberate them. Ages 12 and up.

Fyrebirds by Kate J. Armstrong (Aug. 27, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46330-7). With their magical powers no longer a secret, the Nightbirds must decide for whom and for what they are willing to fight. Ages 13–17.

Sync by Ellen Hopkins (Aug. 27, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46324-6) is a novel in verse about twins separated in the foster care system and the different paths their lives take. Ages 14–17.


A Moneybunny Book adds How Do You Spend? by Cinders McLeod (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52963-8), ages 3–5. And Thieves’ Gambit by Kayvion Lewis continues with Heist Royale (Nov. 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62539-2), ages 12 and up.


I Love You, Little Horse by Gianna Marino (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52880-8) follows a small horse and its parent through their day. Ages 3–7.

The Crayons Give Thanks by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Oliver Jeffers (Sept. 10, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69057-4). The Crayons show how there are so many things to be thankful for, everywhere we look. Ages 4–8.

A Voice of Hope: The Myrlie Evers-Williams Story by Nadia Salomon, illus. by London Ladd (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52591-3), honors and celebrates the life of this civil rights hero. Ages 4–8.

Where to Hide a Star by Oliver Jeffers (Oct. 8, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62224-7). When his friend the star goes missing during a game of hide-and-seek, a boy finds himself on an exciting spaceship rescue mission to the North Pole. Ages 4–8.

The Startup Squad: You’re the Boss: A Kid’s Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Own Business by Brian Weisfeld and Bonnie Bader (Sept. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52836-5) offers tips on entrepreneurship and launching a business. Ages 8–12.

The Judgment of Yoyo Gold by Isaac Blum (Oct. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52585-2). When Yoyo sees her best friend cast out of their Orthodox Jewish community over a seemingly innocent transgression, she questions what it means to fit in, break out, and find your own way. Ages 12 and up.


Save the... releases Save the... Penguins by Anita Sanchez, introduction by Chelsea Clinton (Sept. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62449-4), ages 6–9. She Persisted introduces Dolores Huerta by Monica Brown, introduction by Clinton, illus. by Alexandra Boiger and Gillian Flint (Sept. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62356-5), ages 6–9. And International Menace (Nov. 5, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46584-4) by Zoe Tokushige, illus. by Jennifer Naalchigar, joins Airi Sano, Prankmaster General, ages 8–12.


Little Bunny, Spring Is Here! by Deborah Marcero (Jan. 7, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-69896-9). Little Bunny and his friends look for the first signs of spring. Ages up to 3.

A Hat for House: One Storm, Many Helpers by Audrey Perrott, illus. by Druscilla Santiago (Nov. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61577-5). When House’s hat blows clean off his head during a windy storm, neighbors pitch in to plan a new hat that fits him perfectly and keeps his family safe. Ages 3–7.

Pigs Dig a Road by Carrie Finison, illus. by Brian Biggs (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-9848-1654-2), features pig construction workers on the job. Ages 3–7.

Alice in a Winter Wonderland by Jan Brett (Nov. 26, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53388-8) transports Lewis Carroll’s classic fantasy to the Alaskan tundra. Ages 4–8.

Good Night Thoughts by Max Greenfield, illus. by James Serafino (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69789-4), offers a message about acknowledging anxiety without succumbing to it. Ages 4–8.

PictureFace Lizzy by Josh Gad, illus. by Marta Kissi (Sept. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46312-3). Eve won’t rest until she gets the latest cool toy. Ages 5–8.

Kareem Between by Shifa Saltagi Safadi (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69926-3). This novel in verse tells the story of a seventh grade Syrian American boy and his struggles, big and small, as he navigates middle school. Ages 8–12.

The Labyrinth of Souls by Leslie Vedder (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69911-9) Secretive outcast Ix Tatterfall can see strange Nightmare creatures from the forbidden Labyrinth of Souls when no one else can. Ages 8–12.

May the Best Player Win by Kyla Zhao (Sept. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61586-7). Middle school chess player May Li bets her friend Ralph that she can win the school’s internal tournament and be chosen as team captain for nationals. Ages 8–12.

Lies on the Serpent’s Tongue by Kate Pearsall (Jan. 7, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53105-1). This companion to Bittersweet in the Hollow follows 18-year-old Rowan, who can smell people’s lies, in a dark Appalachian setting tinged with magic, mystery, murder, and romance. Ages 12 and up.

Spells to Forget Us by Aislinn Brophy (Sept. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-35455-1). A witch and a non-magical girl get stuck in a cycle of meet-cutes and breakups. Ages 12 and up.

The Terrifying Tales of Vivian Vance by Josh Ulrich (Oct. 8, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-40365-5). Amateur teen detective Vivian stumbles on a dark secret about her town’s history and finds herself face-to-face with its legendary monsters. Ages 12 and up.

Full Shift by Jennifer Dugan, illus. by Kit Seaton (Aug. 27, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52984-3). Reluctant teen werewolf Tessa would do anything to be human—if that’s what it takes to win her crush Maddie’s heart. Ages 13–17.

Red in Tooth and Claw by Lish McBride (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-9848-1562-0) blends horror, magic, and romance in a tale that flips familiar archetypes of the Western genre. Ages 13–17.

Come Out, Come Out by Natalie C. Parker (Aug. 27, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61939-1). Three queer teens accidentally invoke a twisted spirit who promises help but delivers something sinister. Ages 14–17.

Heir by Sabaa Tahir (Oct. 1, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61694-9) is a fantasy about love, legacy, and vengeance. Ages 14–18.

Under the Surface by Diana Urban (Aug. 13, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62508-8). During their senior class trip, four American teens get lost in the Paris catacombs for days as something evil chases them. Ages 14 and up.


Meet the Wild Things by Hayley Rocco, illus. by John Rocco, greets Hello, I’m a Quokka (Sept. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61818-9), ages 3–7. The Gingerbread Man Is Loose Graphic Novel by Laura Murray, illus. by Mike Lowery, soars along with Paper Airplanes on the Loose (Oct. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53249-2), ages 5–7. Millie Magnus Chapter Books by Brittany Mazique, illus. by Ebony Glenn, starring a can-do third grader, launches with Millie Magnus Won’t Be Bullied (Dec. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61877-6), ages 5–8. Pencil & Eraser by Jenny Alvarado, an early-reader graphic novel series following the adventures of best-pal school supplies, debuts with We Have a Dull-Emma! (Sept. 10, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69976-8), ages 5–8. The Adventures of Invisible Boy by Doogie Horner continues with Zeroes to Heroes (Jan. 1, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53269-0), ages 8–12. New to The Forgotten Five by Lisa McMann is Operation Chaos (Oct. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69874-7), ages 8–12. Monsterious by Matt McMann gains Trapped in the Horror Dome (Aug. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-85719-9), ages 8–12. Oona Bramblegoop’s Sideways Magic by Kate Korsh grows with Fairies vs. Leprechauns (Jan. 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53369-7), ages 8–12. PAWS by Nathan Fairbairn, illus. by Michele Assarasakorn, welcomes Hazel Has Her Hands Full (Jan. 14, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69578-4), ages 8–12. And Glass Scientists by S.H. Cotugno delivers Volume Two (Sept. 24, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52447-3). ages 13–17.



Kitty Quest by Phil Corbett purrs along with Phantom Frenzy (Oct. 8, $23.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61986-5), ages 7–10. Hellaween by Moss Lawton expands with Spellbent (Aug. 20, $23.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52434-3), ages 8–12. And House of Marionne by J. Elle adds Shadows of Perl (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52773-3), ages 14–17.

Penguin/Rise X Penguin Workshop

I Like Your Chutzpah: And Other Yiddish Words You’ll Like by Suzy Ultman (Sept. 17, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75191-6) showcases and defines popular Yiddish words through a playful lens. Ages 1–3.

Mixed Feelings by Liana Finck (Jan. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-66042-3) reminds readers that not all feelings can be summed up in a single word, or occur singularly. Ages 3–5.

How to Be a Witch by Gabrielle Balkan and Shana Gozansky, illus. by Carmen Saldaña (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75119-0), dispels stereotypes and expands readers’ knowledge of what it means to be a real witch. Ages 3–6.

We Celebrate the Light by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illus. by Jieting Chen (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-75229-6), spotlights seven winter holidays observed in the U.S. and the traditions that unite them all. Ages 3–6.

Show Up and Vote by Ani Difranco, illus. by Rachelle Baker (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-38377-3). A girl accompanies her mother to their local polling station and pays witness to the commonality of this experience. Ages 4–7.


Body Power by Ammi-Joan Paquette, illus. by Sabrena Khadija, revs up with My Feet Go (Sept. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-66046-1), ages 1–3. My Living World grows with When Water Flows by Aida Salazar, illus. by Caribay M. Benavides (Oct. 29, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-65920-5), ages 1–3. Play Games with Me (Nov. 12, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-65975-5) joins A Playdate Book by Kat Chen, illus. by Lorraine Nam, ages 1–3. Community Books welcomes We Share This Neighborhood by Dan Saks, illus. by Brooke Smart (Aug. 20, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-65827-7), ages 2–4. Who Was? Board Books serves up Who Is Billie Jean King? by Lisbeth Kaiser, illus. by Risa Rodil (Aug. 6, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-52092-5), ages 3–5.

Penguin/Rocky Pond

Mama Hug by Emma Straub, illus. by Stevie Lewis (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61859-2). Readers join Mama and her baby for a joyful day of fun and snuggles. Ages up to 3.

Bookie and Cookie by Blanca Gómez (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69680-4). In rough moments, a true friend will always find a way to compromise, especially when cookies are involved. Ages 3–7.

The Chinese New Year Helper by Ying Chang Compestine, illus. by Ginnie Hsu (Dec. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53401-4). Young Jia takes on an exciting role during the Chinese New Year celebration in her family’s restaurant. Ages 3–7.

I Miss You Most by Charlotte Cheng, illus. by Xindi Yan (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53299-7). A girl’s memories of her beloved grandfather bring sadness but also solace. Ages 4–7.

Beam of Light: The Story of the First White House Menorah by Elisa Boxer, illus. by Sofia Moore (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69817-4), relates the history and importance of the first piece of Judaica in the White House’s permanent holiday collection, introduced for Hanukkah in 2022. Ages 4–8.

Enola’s Best Friend by Katie Kordesh (Aug. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62047-2) presents a humorous story of forgiveness and the special relationship between a grandmother and her grandchild. Ages 4–8.

A Little Like Magic by Sarah Kurpiel (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69765-8) explores what it feels like to push past your comfort zone and find inspiration in art and natural beauty. Ages 4–8.

How to Survive Your Parents: A Teen’s Guide to Thriving in a Difficult Family by Shawn Goodman (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69752-8) offers approaches for teens to improve the challenging relationship with their parents. Ages 12 and up.

Light Enough to Float by Lauren Seal (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70014-3). This debut novel in verse follows teenage Evie through her eating disorder treatment and recovery. Ages 12 and up.

To the Bone by Alena Bruzas (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-61620-8) is a tragic and suspenseful sapphic love story set during the “Starving Time” in 1609 Jamestown. Ages 14–18.


Ordinary People Change the World by Brad Meltzer, illus. by Christopher Eliopoulos, adds I Am Stephen Hawking (Sept. 17, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-53339-0), ages 5–9.


Bear in a Bathrobe by Maddie Frost Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52550-0) encourages readers to step outside of their comfort zone with the help of a security blanket and some good pals. Ages 3–7.

Bigfoot’s Big Heart by Sarah Glenn Marsh, illus. by Ishaa Lobo (Dec. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-35224-3). When Bigfoot loses the valentines he meant to send to his fellow monsters in hiding, scouts from all over the world come together to deliver the letters. Ages 3–7.

Quiet Karima by Nidhi Chanani (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-20509-9). As quiet Karima journeys to her music class, she soaks up all the sounds she hears along the way, until she is ready to perform a song that is all her own. Ages 3–7.

Santa’s First Christmas by Mac Barnett, illus. by Sydney Smith (Oct. 22, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52497-8). Instead of letting Santa get right back to work after he returns home to the North Pole on Christmas morning, his loyal elves want to make sure he experiences the same Christmas cheer he provides for others. Ages 3–7.

Umami by Jacob Grant (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62406-7). Umami, sick of eating cold fish, travels the world trying different and delicious food to bring back home for the other penguins to try. Ages 3–7.

The Ship in the Window by Travis Jonker, illus. by Matthew Cordell (Aug. 20, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-35057-7). Mabel the mouse and a boy from the house hatch a plan to test out the model ship that the boy’s father has been constructing. Ages 4–7.

Birthday Soup by Grace Seo Chang, illus. by Jaime Kim (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62161-5). This year, Maia gets to help prepare her favorite Birthday Soup, miyeok guk (Korean seaweed soup), with her family. Ages 4–8.

Eden’s Light by Jessica McKay, illus. by Jestenia Southerland (Jan. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62325-1). A Black girl learns that all she needs is the light inside her when the world seems dark and scary. Ages 4–8.

Godfather Death by Sally Nicholls, illus. by Júlia Sardà (Aug. 13, $28, ISBN 978-0-593-69210-3), is a reimagined Grimm fairy tale about a poor fisherman who chooses Death to be godfather to his son. Ages 4–8.

The One & Only Googoosh: Iran’s Beloved Superstar by Azadeh Westergaard (Nov. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-11463-6) celebrates one of Iran’s most iconic musical artists. Ages 4–8.

Sari Sisters by Anitha Rao-Robinson, illus. by Anoosha Syed (Oct. 22, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52635-4). Sisters Kayra and Ruhi find a way to blend their favorite weekend dance party tradition with their family’s cultural practice of dressing up in a sari. Ages 4–8.

Unstoppable John: How John Lewis Got His Library Card—and Helped Change History by Pat Zietlow Miller, illus. by Jerry Jordan (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52490-9), explores how Lewis’s personal experience with a segregated Alabama library in 1956 inspired his life’s work of advocating for change and fighting against unfair laws. Ages 4–8.

The Last Hope School for Magical Delinquents by Nicki Pau Preto (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52851-8). Lavinia, a girl with unparalleled powers, must work with her misfit classmates to save her new magic school. Ages 8–12.

The Night Train by Lorelei Savaryn (Aug. 20, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52418-3). When Maddie’s ghost-hunting grandmother dies, Maddie and her twin sister discover that Nana left them an unexpected inheritance: they can now see ghosts just like she did. Ages 8–12.

Marvelously Revolting Recipes by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake (Aug. 20, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52501-2), features 50 recipes from classic Dahl books. Ages 9–12.

Shock City by Aaron Alexovich (Sept. 10, $23.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52811-2). When shy, anxious Milo rings the doorbell of the forbidden Shock City castle on a dare, peppy young monster Sunny answers the door and labels herself Milo’s new BFF. Ages 9–12.

The Bletchley Riddle by Ruta Sepetys and Steve Sheinkin (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52754-2) follows two siblings at Bletchley Park, the home of WWII codebreakers, as they try to unravel a mystery surrounding their mother’s disappearance. Ages 10–14.

Ex Marks the Spot by Gloria Chao (Jan. 21, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-69270-7). With help from her ex, Gemma embarks on a globe-spanning, puzzle-filled treasure hunt—for her family’s story and for her inheritance—beginning at her late grandfather’s home in Taiwan. Ages 12 and up.

Prince of the Palisades by Julian Winters (Aug. 20, $18.25 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-62442-5). Prince Jadon is in America to clean up his royal image, but starts making headlines again when he falls for a boy at his Santa Monica private school. Ages 12 and up.

Luminous Beings by David Arnold, illus. by Jose Pimienta (Sept. 3, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62090-8), is an apocalyptic-lite story that explores the many facets of friendship and love, documentary-making, and the heavy burden of a well-kept secret. Ages 13–17.

This Is Not a Dead Girl Story by Kate Sweeney (Aug. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62383-1). This dark mystery centers a teen girl who must do whatever it takes to find her missing cousin—who everyone else thinks is dead. Ages 14–18.


Beyond the Game: Athletes Change the World by Andrew Maraniss, illus. by Deandra Hodge, welcomes Pat Tillman (Oct. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-593-52621-7), ages 6–9. The Last Kids on Earth Graphic Novels debuts with The Last Kids on Earth: The Graphic Novel by Max Brallier, illus. by Brian Churilla (Nov. 5, $23.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62216-2), Ages 8–12. Ranger’s Apprentice: The Royal Ranger rides on with The Ambush at Sorato by John Flanagan (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-46387-1), ages 10 and up. And the Emry Merlin trilogy concludes with The New Camelot by Robyn Schneider (Aug. 27, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-593-62301-5), ages 14–18.



New Peter Rabbit titles by Beatrix Potter include The Christmas Star (Oct. 8, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-241-68355-2), ages 1–3; and I Love You, Best Friend (Dec. 10, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-241-68369-9), ages 3–7. And Spot is once again a good boy in Merry Christmas, Spot! by Eric Hill (Oct. 8, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-241-68634-8), ages 1–3.

Penguin/World of Eric Carle


Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar chomps along in new titles You’re My Hungry Little Caterpillar (Oct. 15, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-88668-7), ages up to 2; and The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Peekaboo Valentine’s Day (Dec. 10, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75475-7) and Why Does It Snow? Weather with the Very Hungry Caterpillar (Oct. 8, $5.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-75023-0), ages 1–3.


Marina Abramovic´ Turned Herself into Art and Wasn’t Sorry by Fausto Gilberti (Oct. 15, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-83866-882-2) spotlights this performance art pioneer who uses her body to perform in unexpected and unusual ways that make an audiences think. Ages 4–7.

Spooky Celebrations Around the World by Matt Ralphs, illus. by Veronika Kotyk (Sept. 16, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-83866-910-2), introduces the stories behind 21 spooky celebrations from around the world. Ages 6–10.

Taste the World: Food Facts and Recipes From Across the Globe by Gabrielle Langholtz, illus. by Tania Garcia (Oct. 12, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-83866-914-0), serves up a geographical collection of recipes and food facts from around the world. Ages 7–12.


Our World expands with Our Galaxy: A First Adventure in Space by Sue Lowell Gallion, illus. by Lisk Feng (Sept. 14, $19.95 board book, ISBN 978-1-83866-883-9), ages 2–5.

Phoenix International/PI Kids


Baby Einstein Ocean Explorers hooks Five Hungry Fish Squish & Peek (Nov. 5, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7435-3), ages up to 2. Baby Einstein issues Discover a Farm Felt Flaps (Sept. 17, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7342-4), ages up to 2. Disney Baby adds Trick or Treat Lift-a-Flap Look and Find (Aug. 6, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7274-8), ages 1–3. New to Marvel Spidey and His Amazing Friends is First Look and Find (Sept. 17, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5037-7345-5), ages 1–3. Doctor Elmo Sound Book (Nov. 5, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7273-1) joins Sesame Street, ages 1–3. World of Eric Carle welcomes Farm Songs Sound Book (Nov. 7, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7270-0), ages 1–3. Disney gains A Very Mickey Christmas Sound Book (Sept. 3, $21.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7296-0), ages 3–6. Gabby’s Dollhouse greets Sparkle Science! Sound Book (Aug. 6, $21.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7275-5), ages 3–6. National Geographic Kids presents Amazing Animals! Sound Book (Nov. 5, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7494-0), ages 3–6. Rubble & Crew revs up with Bow Wow Builders! Sound Book (Oct. 1, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7216-8), ages 3–6. Joining Paw Patrol are Halloween Rescue! Sound Book (Aug. 6, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7272-4), ages 3–6; First Look and Find (Sept. 17, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5037-7344-8) and Look and Find 3D by PI Kids (Sept. 17, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5037-7341-7), ages 4–8. Disney Princess rolls out Find the Magic! Look and Find (Sept. 17, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5037-7298-4), ages 4–8. Marvel Spider-Man slings along with Look and Find 3D (Aug. 6, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-5037-7271-7), ages 4–8. And Spongebob Squarepants gains Happy Funday! Sound Book (Oct. 1, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5037-7340-0), ages 4–8.

Phoenix International/Sunbird

The Moon Seed by Sally Anne Garland (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5037-7224-3) offers a reimagining of the real events of the Apollo 14 mission, where an astronaut brought along a bag of seeds. Ages 4–8.


George the Flybot, starring a one-of-a-kind fly-shaped robot, takes off with George the Flybot and the Lost Camera on Mount Everest (Aug. 20, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5037-7225-0) and George the Flybot and the Golden Owl of France (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5037-7226-7) by Nessa Bellido Schwarz, illus. by Jason Fruchter, ages 6–9.

Pilgrim Press


Slug and Snail Search by Rebecca Manfredini, illus. by Meredith Gould, slimes along with Slug and Snail Search for Peace (Oct. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8298-2015-7), ages 3–8. And Vintage Pilgrim Press Books welcomes The Christmas Cat by Anna Burnham Bryant and Noah Jalango, illus. by Edith Browning Brand (Oct. 15, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-8298-0020-3), ages 7–12.


Even Yetis Get Colds by Carlianne Tipsey (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64595-249-7). Every year, Yeti gets a cold and turns into a total grump. Ages 4–7.


Drag and Rex return for Sweet and Silly by Susan Lubner, illus. by Blythe Russo (Nov. 5, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-64595-116-2), ages 4–8. New to The Curious League of Detectives and Thieves by Tom Phillips is The Peruvian Express (Aug. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64595-237-4), ages 8–12. The Winterton Deception by Janet Sumner Johnson continues with Fault Lines (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64595-205-3, ages 8–12. Plotting the Stars by Michelle A. Barry issues Ashgarden (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64595-132-2), ages 10 and up. And Team Canteen by Amalie Jahn, following four unlikely friends who bond at summer camp, launches with Rocky Road (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64595-256-5), ages 10 and up.

PJ Library

In the Beginning by by Natalia Emanuel (Sept. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 979-8-9891668-5-5) describes the first week of the creation story in the Torah. Ages up to 5.

Jewish Cats All Year Round by Varda Livney (Aug. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 979-8-9860480-5-5) depicts cats celebrating Jewish holidays throughout the year with their mouse friends. Ages up to 5.

Live Your Dream: The Story of a Jewish Basketball All-Star by Tamir Goodman, illus. by James Madsen (Jan. 1, $9.99 paper, ISBN 979-8-9891668-8-6), recounts the story of dyslexic Jewish basketball star Goodman’s successes as player and coach. Ages 5–10.

Quarto/Becker & Mayer

The Land Knows Me: A Nature Walk Exploring Indigenous Wisdom by Leigh Joseph (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-9291-1). Through the Squamish language and cultural traditions, this book explains Indigenous plant relationships and how plant-based foods, medicines, and materials connect us to nature. Ages 6–8.

Wisdom Weavers: Explore the Ojibwe Language and the Meaning of Dream Catchers by James Vukelich Kaagegaabaw, illus. by Marcus Trujillo (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-8719-1), follows a day in the life of an Ojibwe child to introduce words and phrases from the Ojibwe language. Ages 6–11.

A Kids’ Guide to the National Baseball Hall of Fame: The Greatest Players from Hank Aaron to Derek Jeter to Cy Young by James Buckley Jr. (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-8836-5) highlights Hall of Famers, major events, and key milestones in baseball history. Ages 8–12.

Stephen King: His Life, Work, and Influences (young readers ed.) by Bev Vincent and Sarah-Jane Smith (Sept. 3, $16.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-8772-6). Photos illustrate this guide to King’s books, short stories, movies, and other works. Ages 12 and up.

Quarto/Walter Foster Jr.


Webtoon presents Learn to Draw Hooky by Miriam Bonastre Tur (Sept. 10, $19.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-8978-2), ages 10–12.

Quarto/Happy Yak

Friends Forever by Mary Murphy (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9414-1). Two playful monkeys celebrate their friendship. Ages up to 3.

Monsters at Bedtime by Laura Baker, illus. by Nina Dzyvulska (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8658-0). In this story, mischievous monsters get ready for bed. Ages 2–4.

The Spotless Giraffe by Peter Millett, illus. by Alison Hawkins (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9634-3). Inspired by a real-life giraffe born without spots in 2023, this tale emphasizes the value of differences. Ages 3–6.

Paul the Peacock by Tilly Matthews (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9225-3). A peacock learns that friendship and humility are far more important than his plumage. Ages 4–7.

Beat This Book! by Howard Calvert, illus. by Gemma Correll (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9221-5), rounds up wacky facts and challenges delivered in the voice of the book itself. Ages 5–7.


Your Scary Monster Friend issues Are You a Hungry Monster? by Guilherme Karsten (Jan. 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8340-4), ages 3–5. And Fall Feast: Nature’s Harvest by Sean Taylor and Alex Morss, illus. by Cinyee Chiu (Aug. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-7866-0), joins Seasons in the Wild, ages 4–7.


Seriously Happy: 10 Life-Changing Philosophy Lessons from Stoicism to Zen to Supercharge Your Mindset by Ben Aldridge, edited by Debbie Foy (Sept. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9780-7), is a practical self-help guide for teens, exploring 10 life lessons based on ancient philosophy. Ages 12 and up.

Messi Mania: The Ultimate Guide to the World’s Greatest Soccer Star by Luis Miguel Echegaray (Sept. 3, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-83600-120-1) relates the story of how Lionel Messi overcame setbacks during his youth in Argentina and went on to become one of the most successful soccer players of all time. Ages 13 and up.


The Bison and the Butterfly by Alice Hemming, illus. by Nancy Leschnikoff (Aug. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9538-4), relays a story about friendship, the environment, and accepting the differences of others. Ages 3–7.


Dear Black Boy by Martellus Bennett (Jan. 14, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9708-1). The author incorporates sports metaphors in this letter of encouragement to boys of color. Ages 3–6.

Lost by Mariajo Ilustrajo (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-7795-3). A girl who befriends a polar bear lost in the city realizes that he needs help getting home. Ages 3–6.

A Mystery at the Incredible Hotel by Kate Davies, illus. by Isabelle Follath (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9535-3). In the follow-up to The Incredible Hotel, Matilda jumps on the case when a crime disrupts a baking competition. Ages 4–6.

A Home That Means the World by Victoria Turnbull (Sept. 3, $18.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7112-6232-4). In this tale about inclusivity and community, an ant family searches for a home after theirs is destroyed. Ages 4–7.

The Not-So-Wicked Witch by Bethan Stevens (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-7601-7). A little witch who doesn’t like mischief or messes is subjected by her peers to lessons in wickedness.Ages 4–7.

Pip’s Adventure by Ashling Lindsay (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9115-7). In this fable about exploring new things, Pip wonders if there is something more on the other side of his lonely valley. Ages 4–7.

Children on the Throne by Joseph Coelho, illus. by Richard Johnson (Sept. 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8954-3). A wise tree shows three children how to look after the forest in this story about climate change, working together, and living in sync with nature. Ages 5–7.

Our Building by Joseph Coelho, illus. by Richard Johnson (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-6884-5). This poet draws from his own life in a story of three kids looking for adventure in their high-rise building. Ages 6–10.


Little People, Big Dreams adds seven titles by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, including Leonard Cohen, illus. by Agathe Bray-Bourret (Aug. 6, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9473-8), ages 3–7; and Katherine Johnson (Jan. 7, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-83600-177-5), ages 4–7. Story Orchestra ushers in I Can Play the Nutcracker, illus. by Jessica Courtney Tickle (Oct. 15, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-83600-232-1), ages 4–8; and Tickle’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oct. 1, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9738-8), ages 5–8. The Story Of... picks up The Story of Dinosaurs: A First Book About Prehistoric Beasts by Catherine Barr and Steve Williams, illus. by Amy Husband (Aug. 6, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9088-4), ages 5–8. Joining Folklore Field Guides is A Natural History of Dragons by Emily Hawkins, illus. by Jessica Roux (Sept. 3, $30, ISBN 978-0-7112-9097-6), ages 7–11. And This Book Is Not a Gun by Tia Bell, illus. by Aurelia Durand (Oct. 1, $15.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7112-9868-2), joins Empower the Future, ages 14–18.


Yes, Boys Can! 50 Fascinating Male Role Models Throughout History Working in Health, Education, Arts, and Literacy by Richard Reeves and Jonathan Juravich (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-9195-2), highlights the imagination, perseverance, and compassion of 50 men who worked in these fields. Ages 8–12.



Saturday AM TANKS adds Hammer, Vol. 5: The Bird Kingdom by Jey Odin (Sept. 10, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-9030-6) and Titan King, Vol. 3: Knockout Stages by Tony Dawkins and Jeremy Whitley, (Aug. 13, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-9004-7), ages 10 and up; and Clock Striker, Vol. 2: The Sharing Society by Issaka Galadima and Frederick L. Jones (Sept. 10, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-8923-2) and Orisha, Vol. 1: With Great Power by Huzayfa Umar (Sept. 10, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-9032-0), ages 13–18.

And Saturday AM issues Making Manga: The Saturday AM Way—Storytelling, World Building, Layouts, Coloring—With Two Manga Short Stories for You to Complete (Aug. 13, $21.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-8992-8), ages 12 and up; Saturday Wars: The Manga Multiverse Crossover by Frederick L. Jones and Eddy Frye (Oct. 8, $15.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-9038-2) and Saturday AM: Apple Black, Vol. 5: Rumble Trials by Odunze Oguguo, aka Whyt Manga (Oct. 8, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-9034-4), ages 13–18; and Saturday AM Annual 2025: A Celebration of Original Diverse Manga-Inspired Short Stories from Around the World (Oct. 8, $15.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7603-9036-8), ages 16–18.


The Encyclopedia of Epic Myths and Legends: Extraordinary and Mesmerizing Stories That Will Boggle Your Mind by Arie Kaplan (Sept. 17, $19.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-57715-451-8) explains how ancient tales across cultures have influenced today’s pop culture. Ages 12 and up.

Quarto/Wide Eyed

Joy to the Whole World! A Round the World Christmas Lift-the-Flap Book by Lucy Brownridge, illus. by Sang Miao (Nov. 5, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9792-0). Readers lift 144 flaps to see how children across the globe celebrate Christmas. Ages 3–6.

On Track: The Remarkable Story of How Trains Have Changed Our World by Tom Adams, illus. by Tom Jay (Oct. 1, $30, ISBN 978-0-7112-8484-5), examines how railways sparked industrial, social, and technological revolutions. Ages 7–10.

12 Ways to Get a Ticket to Space by Kate Peridot, illus. by Terri Po (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8637-5), unveils space travel opportunities that may become a reality, and creative ways to “go” to space now. Ages 7–11.

50 True Tales from Our Great National Parks by Stephanie Pearson, illus. by Madeline Kloepper (Sept. 3, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8582-8), compiles stories inspired by iconic parks across the U.S. Ages 7–11.

Amazing Asia: An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent by Rashmi Sirdeshpande, illus. by Jason Lyon (Oct. 1, $30, ISBN 978-0-7112-8832-4), showcases the history, cultures, religions, lifestyles, and landscapes of Asia. Ages 8–12.


Listen to the Music turns on The Instruments by Mary Richards, illus. by Khoa Le (Sept. 10, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9363-2), ages 4–7. Poetry to Perform spotlights Spooky Poems Aloud: 25 Poems to Frighten and Delight by Joseph Coelho, illus. by Daniel Gray-Barnett (Aug. 6, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8740-2), ages 5–7. Joining Illumi: See 3 Images in 1 is Illumipedia: Wonder at Dinosaurs, Animals, Oceans and Minibeasts with Your Magic Three-Colour Lens, illus. by Carnovsky (Oct. 1, $30, ISBN 978-0-7112-9704-3), ages 5–10. Nature’s Folklore continues with Lore of the Deep: Folklore & Wisdom from the Watery Wilds by Claire Cock-Starkey, illus. by Stacey Rozich (Oct. 1, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8771-6), ages 6–12. Hidden Histories adds Gold Rush: The Untold Story of the First Nations Women Who Started the Klondike Gold Rush by Flora Delargy (Oct. 3, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-6389-5), ages 7–11. And Spin to Survive releases Deep Space Danger: Decide Your Destiny with a Pop-Out Fortune Spinner! by Giles Sparrow, illus. by Ruby Fresson (Sept. 3, $29.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8777-8), ages 8–12.

Quarto/Words & Pictures

My Bright Shining Star by Fatima Whitbread, illus. by Rhian Wright (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9624-4), recounts the story of Whitbread, who journeyed from care homes to her forever home and became an Olympic javelin champion. Ages 4–8.

Volcano Atlas by Tom Jackson, illus. by Maggie Li (Sept. 24, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8379-4), reveals how volcanoes are formed and showcases violent eruptions in history. Ages 6–9.

Wonderful Words That Tell a Tale: An Etymological Exploration of Over 100 Everyday Words by Tom Read Wilson, illus. by Ian Morris (Oct. 1, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9164-5). Watercolors illustrate this roundup of words’ origin stories. Ages 8–12.


Celebrations & Festivals issues Christmas by Annette Whipple, illus. by Emma Randall (Oct. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9000-6); Diwali by Sital Gorasia Chapman, illus. by Darshika Varma (Aug. 6, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8719-8); and Hanukkah by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Rotem Teplow (Oct. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8722-8), ages 5–7. It Starts with A... offers It Starts with a Raindrop by Aimee Gallagher, illus. by Sally Garland, (Sept. 24, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-8594-1), ages 6–9. Oh No They Aren’t! by Eric Huang gains Nature (Jan. 7, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9277-2); and Huang’s Oh No They Didn’t! adds Presidents (Sept. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-7112-9284-0) and Remarkable Women (Jan. 28, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7112-9289-5), illus. by Sam Caldwell, ages 7-9.


A Brush with Magic by Flora Ahn (Oct. 22, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68369-320-8). A Korean American girl has an adventure in Seoul with a paintbrush she finds at a local art store that brings her drawings to life. Ages 8–12.


Dog and Cat’s First celebrates Dog’s First Christmas by Natalie Nelson (Oct. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-68369-446-5), ages 2–5. Pop Classics picks up Avatar: The Last Airbender: My Cabbages!, illus. by Bonnie Pang (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-68369-423-6), ages 4–7. Kid Legends welcomes Kid Musicians: True Tales of Childhood from Entertainers, Songwriters, and Stars by Robin Stevenson, illus. by Allison Steinfeld (Nov. 12, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68369-391-8), ages 8–12. Sightseeing with Aliens is a new Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural by Insha Fitzpatrick and Lilla Bölecz (Aug. 13, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68369-427-4), ages 8–12. And The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook for Kids by David Borgenicht and Justin Heimberg, illus. by Wenke Kramp (Sept. 17, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-68369-456-4), joins The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, ages 8–12.

Random House

Happy First Birthday with Dr. Seuss Babies, illus. by Erik Doescher (Jan. 7, $10.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-81335-5). This lift-the-flap tale stars the Cat in the Hat, Thing One, and Thing Two as babies. Ages up to 3.

Spooky Scary Skeletons by Andrew Gold, illus. by Polona Lovsin (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-90304-9). When skeletons go trick-or-treating, what happens when they take their scares too far? Ages 4–8.

Llama Quest: Danger in the Dragons’ Den by Megan Reyes, illus. by Kay Davault (Jan. 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-80854-2). In this series opener, Dak is swept into a magical adventure to protect the people and creatures of the kingdom—including dragons. Ages 6–9.

Descendants of the Zodiac: Zodiac Rising by Katie Zhao (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-64641-0) is a series launch set at a secret New York City boarding school where the Descendants of the Zodiac assemble a crew to avenge a classmate’s murder and take back what’s rightfully theirs. Ages 14–18.


Sesame Street: Elmo Pretends presents Elmo Pretends... He’s a Chicken! by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Jerrod Maruyama (Sept. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-81442-0), ages up to 3. Sound Books rolls along with Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks Sound Book by Richard Scarry (Sept. 3, $20.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-80822-1), ages up to 3. Beginner Books continues with Hello, Sun! by Lala Watkins (Jan. 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-593-64621-2), the debut Seuss Studios title, ages 3–7. Getting Ready issues Getting Ready for Valentine’s Day by Vera Ahiyya, illus. by Debby Rahmalia (Dec. 10, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-80954-9), ages 4–6. And Step into Reading greets A Sweet Diwali by Harshita Jerath (Oct. 8, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-70675-6), ages 4–6.

Look-and-Locate Library Adventure offers Alfie Explores A to Z: A Seek-and-Find Adventure by Jeff Drew (Nov. 5, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-593-81311-9), ages 4–8. The Boxcar Children Mysteries adds The Boxcar Children Special Edition by Gertrude Chandler Warner, illus. by L. Kate Deal (Oct. 8, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-90502-9), ages 7–10. The Misfits releases A Copycat Conundrum by Lisa Yee, illus. by Dan Santat (Jan. 7, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-593-56422-6), ages 8–12. Chris Grabenstein’s Mr. Lemoncello’s Library wraps up with Mr. Lemoncello’s Fantabulous Finale (Nov. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70794-4), ages 8–12. And DC Super Heroes picks up Batgirl: Possession by Jade Adia, illus. by Charly Palmer (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-80814-6), ages 12 and up.

Random House Graphic

Taxi Ghost by Sophie Escabasse (Sept. 3, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-56597-1). When a girl’s first period brings her the ability to see ghosts, she learns about her family’s secret lineage of mediums. Ages 8–12.


Dr. Seuss Graphic Novels gains The Grinch Takes a Vacation by Kaeti Vandorn (Sept. 24, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70306-9), ages 5–8. Pizza and Taco deliver Best Christmas Ever! by Stephen Shaskan (Oct. 1, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-70349-6), ages 5–8. Babymouse stars in A Babymouse Flip Book: Thrills! (Queen of the World + Our Hero) by Jennifer L. Holm, illus. by Matthew Holm (Dec. 3, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-81007-1), ages 7–10. From the Universe of Growing Pangs issues Turning Twelve by Kathryn Ormsbee, illus. by Molly Brooks (Nov. 5, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-65007-3), ages 8–12. And Katie the Catsitter is back in The Purrfect Plan by Colleen AF Venable, illus. by Stephanie Yue (Oct. 8, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-57040-1), ages 8–12.

Random House Studio

Noodles on a Bicycle by Kyo Maclear, illus. by Gracey Zhang (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70608-4), spotlights Tokyo’s bicycle food deliverers who balanced trays of noodles on their shoulders. Ages 4–8.

A Stickler Christmas by Lane Smith (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-81528-1). The protagonist of Stickler Loves the World demonstrates kindness and compassion to his friends in unexpected ways. Ages 4–8.

To See an Owl by Matthew Cordell (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-64989-3). In this story of quiet perseverance, a girl finally achieves her goal of spotting a great horned owl one night as snow falls. Ages 4–8.


The Creature of Habit Tries His Best by Jennifer E. Smith, illus. by Leo Espinosa (Nov. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-43461-1), is a new A Creature of Habit Story, ages 4–8. And Grumpy Monkey frolics in Grumpy Monkey Play All Day by Suzanne Lang, illus. by Max Lang (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70928-3), ages 4–8.


An Animal a Day: 365 Amazing Animals to Take You Through the Year (Oct. 15, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-90335-3) and A Dinosaur a Day: 365 Incredible Dinosaurs to Take You Through the Year (Oct. 15, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-593-90333-9) by Miranda Smith. These volumes introduce animals from various ecosystems; and dinosaur species. Ages 6–9.


Be Careful, Xiao Xin! by Alice Pung, illus. by Sher Rill Ng (Nov. 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-81290-7). A boy believes he is a fire warrior in this story, told in both English and Mandarin, about conquering one’s fears. Ages 4–8.

Wash Day with Mama by Monica Mikai (Jan. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-81064-4). Though caring for Black hair takes time and effort, this tale shows that it’s an act of self-love that strengthens the mother-daughter bond. Ages 4–8.

On the Block: Stories of Home, edited by Ellen Oh (Oct. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-64844-5). This anthology from We Need Diverse Books follows the loosely interconnected lives of multigenerational immigrant families living in an apartment building. Ages 8–12.

Zombie Apocalypse Running Club by Carrie Mac (Aug. 13, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7104-1). When queer twins Eira and Soren escape from their survivalist home into a world overcome by zombies, they embark on a trek to stay alive. Ages 14–18.


Race to the Truth introduces This Land by Ashley Fairbanks, illus. by Bridget George (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-65144-5), ages 4–8.


The Last Bookstore on Earth by Lily Braun-Arnold (Jan. 7, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-89948-9). Two teen girls fall in love and fight for survival in an abandoned bookstore as a cataclysmic storm approaches. Ages 12 and up.

The Monstrous Kind by Lydia Gregovic (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-57237-5). In this romantasy inspired by Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, two sisters try to hold onto their manor in Regency England while monsters prowl its perimeters. Ages 12 and up.

Practical Rules for Cursed Witches by Kayla Cottingham (Aug. 27, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-81397-3). A witch destined never to find true love must complete her magical training by breaking a powerful curse. Ages 12 and up.

The Thirteenth Child by Erin A. Craig (Sept. 24, $20.99, ISBN 978-0-593-48258-2). In this novel inspired by the Grimm tale “Godfather Death,” a healer saves a king’s life while wrestling with a pantheon of gods as she fights for agency and true love. Ages 12 and up.

The Glass Girl by Kathleen Glasgow (Nov. 12, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-525-70808-7) relays the story of a teen facing her struggles with alcohol and the journey she must take to heal. Ages 14–18.

Love & Lattes by Beth Reekles (Oct. 22, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-80908-2). The night before her summer internship starts, an overachieving girl unknowingly kisses the one guy she shouldn’t: the son of the company’s CEO. Ages 14–18.


Eight Sweet Nights, a Festival of Lights: A Hanukkah Story by Charlotte Offsay, illus. by Menahem Halberstadt (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-80872-6). This story about celebrating the holiday with family and food includes information about Hanukkah history, tradition, and vocabulary. Ages 3–7.

Elmore the Christmas Moose by Dev Petty, illus. by Mike Boldt (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-48716-7). A moose wants to be one of Santa’s reindeer—despite not knowing how to fly. Ages 3–7.


Hello, World! adds Hello, World! Bedtime (Aug. 6, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-70826-2) and Hello, World! From Seed to Pumpkin (Aug. 6, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-70824-8) by Jill McDonald, ages up to 3.



Little Golden Books presents Avatar: Welcome to Pandora (Sept. 3, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-593-80703-3), ages 2–5. And new Little Golden Book Biography titles are Elvis Presley by Lisa Jean Rogers, illus. by Luke Flowers (Sept. 3, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70828-6); Harry Styles by Wendy Loggia, illus. by Ruth Burrows (Sept. 3, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-593-71026-5); The Kelce Brothers by Apple Jordan, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Oct. 15, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-593-90428-2); LeBron James by Shasta Clinch, illus. by Kingsley Nebechi (Sept. 3, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70830-9); and Pope Francis by Suzanne Slade, illus. by Sue Cornelison (Nov. 5, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70832-3), ages 4–8.

Random/Joy Revolution

Brewed with Love by Shelly Page (Jan. 14, $17.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-89762-1). An ambitious witch needs the help of her first crush to save her family’s struggling apothecary from the competition. Ages 12 and up.

A Cruel Thirst by Angela Montoya (Dec. 31, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-64337-2). A fledgling vampire and a vampire huntress work together—against their better judgment—to rid the world of monsters. Ages 12 and up.

The Dividing Sky by Jill Tew (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-71035-7). In this dystopian romance, when a memory merchant dealing illegal happiness on the side goes on a dangerous mission, she is pursued by a handsome rookie officer. Ages 12 and up.

Love on Paper by Danielle Parker (Jan. 21, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-56531-5). Two aspiring novelists whose families are longtime rivals find love, good food, and mystery at an exclusive writers’ retreat. Ages 12 and up.

Love in Translation: Love Requires Chocolate by Ravynn K. Stringfield (Aug. 20, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-593-57154-5) begins a series in which a budding theater nerd studying in Paris juggles schoolwork, homesickness, learning to speak French—and a cute guy who’s a soccer star. Ages 12 and up.


The Bakery Dragon by Devin Elle Kurtz (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-71096-8). A chance encounter with a baker changes the fortunes of a polite, generous dragon. Ages 4–8.

Lola by Karla Arenas Valenti (Sept. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-17700-6). Lola enters a hidden world of myth and monsters, where she uses her wits and faces her fears to find the key to healing her sick brother. Ages 8–12.

The Queen of Ocean Parkway by Sarvenaz Tash (Sept. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-80978-5). A young podcaster-turned-sleuth teams up with the new kid in her building to find their missing neighbor. Ages 8–12.

Impossible Creatures by Katherine Rundell, illus. by Ashley MacKenzie (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-80986-0). In the debut novel of a fantasy series, two kids consult sphinxes, battle kraken, and negotiate with dragons as they race to save the world’s last magical place. Ages 10 and up.

Cruel Is the Light by Sophie Clark (Jan. 21, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-593-81072-9). A demon hunter and a foot soldier thrown together in a centuries-old war must choose between love and duty. Ages 12 and up.

Random/Labyrinth Road

Daydreamer by Rob Cameron (Aug. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-57245-0). A boy coping with the challenges of city life by weaving his reality into a magical realm must save both worlds from destructive forces. Ages 10 and up.


Alex Wise returns in Alex Wise vs. the Cosmic Shift by Terry J. Benton-Walker (Sept. 24, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-56433-2), ages 8–12. Nell of Gumbling is back in My Extremely Tiny Forest Adventure by Emma Steinkellner (Sept. 17, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-593-57070-8), ages 8–12. And Sir Callie’s third adventure is Sir Callie and the Witch’s War by Esme Symes-Smith (Oct. 29, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-71108-8), ages 8–12.

Random/Make Me a World

Are You Nobody Too? by Tina Cane (Aug. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-593-56701-2). In this novel in verse, a tween adopted from China by white parents embarks on a journey of self-discovery after transferring from a private school to a public school in Chinatown. Ages 10 and up.

Random/Rodale Kids

ABCs of Love by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Summer Macon (Dec. 24, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-90168-7), is an alphabet book celebrating love. Ages up to 3.


Books of Kindness issues ABCs of Kindness at Halloween by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Summer Macon (Aug. 6, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-81002-6), ages up to 3. And Mrs. Peanuckle’s Alphabet welcomes Mrs. Peanuckle’s Love Alphabet by Mrs. Peanuckle, illus. by Jessie Ford (Dec. 24, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-593-71163-7), ages up to 3.


Lost by Bob Staake (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-70702-9). In this wordless story, a girl searching for her lost cat helps neighbors who have also lost their pets. Ages 4–8.

My Olive Tree by Hazar Elbayya (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-81022-4). This celebration of peace centers on a Palestinian girl whose grandfather and neighbors help her grow an olive tree in their war-torn land. Ages 4–8.

Narwhal: Unicorn of the Arctic by Candace Fleming, illus. by Deena So’oteh (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-593-37778-9). A narwhal floats with his pod and uses echolocation to find his prey in this nonfiction book. Ages 4–8.

Red Chair


Frankinschool picks up Gone to the Dogs by Caryn Rivadeneira, illus. by Dani Jones (Sept. 10, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64371-360-1), ages 7–11. And Searching for Lucky by Ellen Melissa Cohen, illus. by Donald Wu (Oct. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-64371-373-1), is a new Ben & Blue Mystery, ages 8–12.

Red Chair/One Elm

One Year, One Night by S.L. Roman, illus. by Kevin Hopgood (Aug. 6, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-947159-81-5) is a revised edition of this novel based on a true WWII event, featuring a romance between a girl and a British soldier and children moved inland from the English coast to protect them from German attacks. Ages 11 and up.

Red Comet

The Little Hare Finds a Gift by Oleksandr Shatokhin (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-63655-116-6). A selfless hare receives a special gift after she helps save Christmas for her forest friends. Ages 3–7.

Eighteen Flowers for Grandma:
A Gift of Chai
by by Alison Goldberg, illus. by Jesse White (Sept. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-63655-121-0). Sadie’s grandmother passes on to her a love of art and knowledge of Jewish cultural traditions. Ages 4–8.

Is a Book a Box for Words? by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Mercè Galí (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-63655-125-8). This exploration of boxes aims to spark scientific inquiry and encourage kids to think critically and creatively. Ages 4–8.

We Sing from the Heart: How The Slants Took Their Fight for Free Speech to the Supreme Court by Mia Wenjen, illus. by Victor Bizar Gómez (Nov. 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-63655-087-9), recounts how Simon Tam’s fight for free speech ended with a Supreme Court decision regarding the name of his band, The Slants. Ages 8–12.


Really Bird returns in Really Bird, Really Lucky by Harriet Ziefert (Nov. 12, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63655-119-7), ages 5–8. The Rescues offers The Rescues Best Day Ever by Tommy and Charlie Greenwald, illus. by Shiho Pate (Sept. 17, $14, ISBN 978-1-63655-117-3), ages 5–8. And Start Small, Think Big continues with Tiny Floating Coral by Mary Auld, illus. by La Scarlatte (Nov. 19, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-63655-123-4), ages 8–12.

Red Deer

When Nature Calls: The Unusual Bathroom Habits of the World’s Creatures by Maria Birmingham, illus. by Dave Whamond (Sept. 15, $23.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-724-4), draws on scientific research to explain the role poop plays in the animal world. Ages 7–10.

The Go-Between by Jennifer Maruno (Sept. 1, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-88995-731-2). Based on the true story of Eiko Kitagawa Maruno, the author’s mother-in-law, this book tells of a Japanese Canadian girl who supports striking workers at a factory in 1926 Vancouver. Ages 10–14.

Seeking Draven by Michael F. Stewart (Sept. 1, $14.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-88995-738-1). In this novel in verse, a girl uses her father’s old, cracked phone to trace clues and search for her missing brother. Ages 10–14.

Rocky Mountain

That Christmas by Stéphanie Demasse-Pottier, illus. by Lucie David (Oct. 15, $20, ISBN 978-1-77160-728-5). Two bunnies plan a surprise when their whole clan is reunited on Christmas Eve. Ages 3–7.

Fjord by Willy Wanggen (Oct. 1, $25, ISBN 978-1-77160-728-5). A bird shares with other shorebirds his discovery that they all live in a vast open book: the natural world around them. Ages 6–8.

The Wolf’s Secret by Morgane de Cadier, illus. by Florian Pigé (Oct. 1, $25, ISBN 978-1-77160-731-5). A young wolf sets out from his pack in this story about leaving home, making friends, and being yourself. Ages 6–8.

Rubber Ducky


Come Learn with Me releases ABC: A Trip to the Garden and Orchard by Adriane Doherty (, $11.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-947141-73-5), ages up to 3. And Worm & Bird star in Worm & Bird Go to the Market by McKenna Doherty (Oct. 2, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-69-8), ages 2–6.

Running Press

O Christmas Tree! A Christmas Song by Sara Gianassi (Oct. 8, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-0-7624-8616-8). Woodland creatures decorate a Christmas tree to the lyrics of this carol. Ages up to 3.

My Afro Is a Rising Sun by Yaram Yahu (Dec. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8565-9). A boy celebrates how his hair makes him feel connected and empowered in the world. Ages 4–8.

My Wheel of the Year: A Celebration of Nature’s Magic by Nikki Van De Car, illus. by Kiki Kita (Sept. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8527-7), pays tribute to our connection to the nature through the cycles that make up the pagan Wheel of the Year. Ages 4–8.

The Scroobious Pip by Edward Lear, illus. by Charles Santore and Nicholas Santore (Jan. 21, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6860-7). Lear’s unfinished nonsense poem celebrating diversity and acceptance is illustrated by Charles Santore and his son Nicholas, who completed the work after his father’s death in 2019. Ages 4–8.

We Are Immigrants by Carolina Fernandez, illus. by Alyssa M. Gonzalez (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8366-2). This story reveals how immigrants make our country and world a vibrant place to live. Ages 4–8.

Chinese Mythology: Legendary Tales of Heaven, Earth, Humanity, and Beyond by Aaron Hwang, illus. by Adela Li (Dec. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8776-9). Myths and fairy tales explore the world of Chinese gods and goddesses. Ages 7–10.

How to Spot a Fairy: A Field Guide to Sprites, Sylphs, Spriggans, and More by Sarah Glenn Marsh, illus. by Lilla Bolecz (Oct. 22, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8605-2), is a guide to finding fairy folk in the wild. Ages 8–12.

Melanin Magic: A Young Mystic’s Guide to African Spirituality by Dossé-Via Trenou, illus. by Catmouse James (Oct. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8448-5), introduces African spiritualty through astrology, plant magic, cowrie divination, and breathwork. Ages 8–12.

Queer Mythology: Epic Legends from Around the World by Guido A. Sanchez, illus. by James Fenner (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8720-2). Spanning the globe and thousands of years, this book highlights the legends and tales of LGBTQ gods, heroes, and spirits. Ages 8–12.


Know Your Hairitage presents Zion’s Crown by Zenda Walker, illus. by Princess Karibo (Sept. 10, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8554-3), ages 4–8. And The Junior Plant Lover’s Handbook: A Green-Thumb Guide for Kids by Molly Williams, illus. by Michelle Carlos (Jan. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-8570-3), joins the Junior Handbook series, ages 8–12.


Detective Catz and the Missing Nut by Marjoke Henrichs (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-915252-71-5). A determined cat detective perseveres and solves his first case. Ages 4–9.

Elki Is Not My Dog by Elena Arevalo Melville, illus. by Tonka Uzu (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-915252-66-1). A stray dog finds kindness in the company of a group of children who live in the same apartment complex. Ages 4–9.


In the Garden by Rob Ramsden grows with I Heard a Bird (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-915252-61-6), ages 4–9.


I Love My Blankie! by Sandra Magsamen (Oct. 1, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-04326-5). This interactive board book has a soft blanket embedded in the center. Ages 2–4.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, illus. by Louis Shea (Sept. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3404-6), retells the classic Christmas song and features a special light-up red nose on the front cover. Ages 3–5.

We Are Free, You and Me by Colin Kaepernick and Nessa Diab, illus. by Gladys Jose (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-339-04294-7), encourages young readers to embrace their inherent goodness and believe in their worth. Ages 3–8.

Taylor Swift: Her Story by Grace Mack, edited by Lexi Ryals (Aug. 6, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-4274-4), is an easy-reader biography that includes more than 40 pages of photos and illustrations. Ages 6–8.

Christmas at Hogwarts by J.K. Rowling, illus. by Ziyi Gao (Oct. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-2995-0), tells the story of Harry Potter’s first Christmas at Hogwarts, adapted from the novel Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Ages 6 and up.

Scholastic Book of World Records 2025 (Sept. 3, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-2271-5) delivers the latest world records, social media sensations, and pop-culture trends across sports, science, animals, and other categories. Ages 7–10.

Taylor Swift: All Access (Sept. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-4279-9) turns the spotlight on Swift’s rise to icon status, her love stories, tours, and her friends and and faves. Ages 7–10.

Travis Kelce: All Access (Sept. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-4276-8) introduces the Kansas City Chiefs’ star tight end and his journey from childhood sports to NFL fame. Ages 7–10.

XOMG Pop! Sparkle Queens: This Is Who We Are! by Maria S. Barbo (Sept. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-04439-2) profiles the four teens in this up-and-coming pop music group. Ages 7–10.

The Funniest Joke Book Ever for Kids! by Alan Katz (Oct. 15, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3266-0) spans puns to knock-knocks and includes activities and fill-in-the-blanks pages. Ages 8–11.

Best of the Beast! The Mr. Beast Unofficial Guide Sept. 3, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-4075-7), looks at how Mr. Beast became a YouTube megastar. Ages 8–12.

The Factory by Catherine Egan (Nov. 12, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-03421-8). Thirteen-year-old Asher faces adversity at school and home until an invitation to join the Factory, a top-secret research facility, promises an escape. Ages 8–12.

Near and Deer by Sylvia Liu (Oct. 1, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-01018-2). Overstressed Sienna rescues an orphaned and injured fawn and learns how to prevent her anxiety from overwhelming her life. Ages 8–12.

The School for Wicked Witches by Will Taylor (Sept. 17, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-04267-1). In Oz, Ava’s magic goes wrong and she is banished to the School for Wicked Witches instead of being assigned to a prestigious witch academy. Ages 8–12.

Stranded by Nikki Shannon Smith (Sept. 17, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-01124-0). Eleven-year-old Ava spends the summer with her aunt in the Adirondacks. But when her aunt unexpectedly departs, Ava is left to fight for survival in a storm-damaged cabin. Ages 8–12.

Dead Girl’s Diary by K.R. Alexander (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-01217-9). Kara has visions of a dead girl and is drawn to a small town she’s never been to before and a diary that will lead her to the truth behind the girl’s tragic demise. Ages 9–12.

Killer Harvest by Christopher Krovatin (Sept. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-339-02181-2). Harvest season in this town means corn mazes, sinister scarecrows, and plenty of horror. Ages 9–12.


Bob Books ramps up with My First Bob Books: Alphabet (Sept. 3, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-2158-9) and My First Bob Books: Pre-reading Skills (Sept. 3, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-2150-3) by Lynn Maslen Kertell, illus. by John R. Maslen and Sue Hendra, ages 3–5; and Bob Books Animal Stories by Lynn Maslen Kertell, illus. by Katie Kath (Oct. 1, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-2143-5), ages 4–6. Gabby’s Dollhouse welcomes Gabby Loves (Nov. 12, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5461-2351-4) and Mer-Mazing Adventure by Gabrielle Reyes (Oct. 1, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3313-1), ages 3–5.

Peppa Pig takes center stage in More Peppa 5-Minute Stories (Aug. 6, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-2418-4), Peppa and the Christmas Elf (Sept. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-2355-2), and Peppa’s Big Feelings (Sept. 17, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-04633-4), ages 3–5. Rubble and Crew are on the job for Build It and Fix It: A Magnet Book by Shannon Penney (Sept. 3, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-1184-9), ages 3–5; and 5-Minute Phonics by Pamela Chanko (Sept. 3, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-1185-6), ages 4–6. Scholastic Reader, Level 1 greets Gabby’s Dollhouse: Pandy’s Bad Day by Scholastic (Oct. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3911-9), ages 3–5.

The latest Acorn titles include The Inside Scouts: Help the Strong Cheetah by Mitali Banerjee Ruths (Oct. 15, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-89504-9) and Unicorn and Yeti: Razzle Dazzle by Heather Ayris Burnell, illus. by Hazel Quintanilla (Sept. 17, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-89706-7) ages 5–7. New Branches titles include Owl Diaries: The Owlympic Games by Rebecca Elliott (Sept. 17, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-88030-4), ages 5–7; and Disaster Squad: Hurricane Rescue by Rekha S. Rajan, illus. by Courtney Lovett (Oct. 15, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-82886-3), and Kwame’s Magic Quest: Bite of the Kaba Lagoon by Bernard Mensah (Dec. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-84334-7), ages 6–8. Joining Scholastic Reader, Level 2 is Pokémon: Welcome to Paldea by Maria S. Barbo (Sept. 17, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-0983-9), ages 6–8.

Escape from by Andy Marino adds Escape from Alcatraz (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-85858-7), ages 8–12.
I Survived by Lauren Tarshis presents I Survived the Black Death, 1348 (Sept. 17, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-89180-5), ages 8–12. And Take the Shot (Oct. 15, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-84034-6) joins Play the Game by Amar Shah, ages 8–12.

Scholastic en Español

Titles in Spanish

Moo hoo by Audrey Perrott, illus. by Ross Burach (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3931-7); Cerdito en jeans by Brenda Li (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3408-4), ages 4–8; La luna embrujada by Angela Cervantes (Sept. 3, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3412-1); and Sonríe by Raina Telgemeier (Dec. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3411-4), ages 8–12.

Series in Spanish

Hombre Mosca by Tedd Arnold gains ¡Fuera, Hombre Mosca! (Aug. 6, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-545-27408-1), ages 4–8. Diario de un unicornio by Rebecca Elliott welcomes Tormenta en el monte Blancura (Sept. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3409-1), ages 5–7. New to El Club de Cómics de Supergatito by Dav Pilkey is Influencers (Sept. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-1972-2), ages 7–10. Los tipos malos return for Los tipos malos en el ascenso del Señor Oscuro by Aaron Blabey (Aug. 6, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-1967-8), ages 7–10. And Sobreviví, illus. by Alvin Epps, picks up Sobreviví el Huracán Katrina, 2005 (Sept. 3, $10.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3410-7, ages 8–12.

Scholastic Focus

World War II Close Up: They Saved the Stallions by Deborah Hopkinson (Oct. 15, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-88233-9) tells the true story of the desperate fight to save the world-famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna and its beloved Lipizzaner horses during World War II. Ages 8–12.

Stealing Little Moon: The Legacy of American Indian Residential Schools by Dan Sasuweh Jones (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-88947-5) brings to light the forced assimilation and cultural erasure of Indigenous people by government-run residential schools with first-person accounts that break down the truth of America’s hidden past. Ages 9–12.

The Salt Thief: Gandhi’s Heroic March to Freedom by Neal Bascomb (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-70199-9) chronicles what was arguably Gandhi’s most notable campaign in his struggle for India’s independence. Ages 12 and up.

Scholastic Paperbacks

The Headless Doll by Mike Ford (Oct. 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-1176-4). Twelve-year-old Jennifer’s summer on a remote Maine island with her artist aunt takes a chilling turn as strange occurrences and rumors of a haunted lighthouse fill her days. Ages 8–12.


The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey wraps up with The Bad Guys in One Last Thing (Nov. 12, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-1180-1), ages 7–10. New to Maddy Mara’s Dragon Girls are Rani the Enchanted Dragon (Dragon Girls Special Edition #1) (Sept. 17, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-2194-7) and Zora the Snow Dragon (Oct. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-01990-1), ages 7–10. Forever Fairies flits along with Zali Sparkles by Mara (Sept. 17, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-00122-7), ages 7–10. New to Puppy Place by Ellen Miles is Trixie (Aug. 6, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-01229-2), ages 7–10. Thea Stilton headlines The Ghost of the Woods by Thea Stilton (Nov. 12, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-02767-8), ages 7–10. And Goosebumps House of Shivers by R.L. Stine takes on Night of the Living Mummy (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-01501-9), ages 8–12.

Scholastic Children’s Press


Learn About: Animals gains Unexpected Talkers by Jay Leslie (Sept. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-0121-5), ages 5–7.

Scholastic Press

G.O.A.T.: Greatest of All Time by Jol Temple and Kate Temple, illus. by Rebel Challenger (Sept. 17, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-2726-0). Goat thinks he’s the greatest of all time but can he and his friends all be the greatest? Ages 4–6.

I Definitely Don’t Like Winter by Fiona Barker, illus. by Christine Pym (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-87927-8). Hank hates winter and his best pal Hoog loves it. Will their friendship survive? Ages 4–6.

Jonty Gentoo: The Adventures of a Penguin by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Axel Scheffler (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-3420-6). Excited by his aunts’ stories of the South Pole, plucky penguin Jonty Gentoo sneaks out of the zoo and sets off to find the land of the gentoo penguins. Ages 4–8.

The Little Green Swing by Brenda Maier, illus. by Sonia Sánchez (Sept. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-81619-8). Clever Ruby demonstrates the magic of making (and outsmarts her big brothers) in this twist on the “Three Little Pigs.” Ages 4–8.

When Black Girls Dream Big by Tanisia Moore, illus. by Robert Paul (Oct. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-77620-1). A child discovers her place in a radiant heritage via the success stories of 12 trailblazing Black women. Ages 4–8.

Beware the Heartman by Shakirah Bourne (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-78359-9). Twelve-year-old Josephine’s life is on track until her best friend drifts away, she’s rejected from their dream school, and a mysterious figure from Caribbean mythology appears. Ages 8–12.

Hungry Bones by Louise Hung (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-83258-7). Molly can see glimpses of people’s lives by touching their belongings. When she moves into the home of a century-old ghost, they form an unexpected connection. Ages 8–12.

Off the Map by Meika Hashimoto (Nov. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-339-01117-2). Amos and Marlo, once inseparable, are forced together on a wilderness trip in Alaska and must learn to trust each other again to survive. Ages 8–12.

Second to None by Destiny Howell (Sept. 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-74673-0). When the usual winners in the social order of their middle school start losing, D.J. and his crew are determined to get to the bottom of what’s happening. Ages 8–12.

Swimming with Spies by Chrystyna Lucyk-Berger (Dec. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-339-01246-9).
As war escalates between the Russians and Ukrainians in the port city of Sevastopol in 2014, Sofiya, along with a pod of dolphins, demonstrates that communication is the ultimate weapon. Ages 8–12.

Valor Wings by Sam Subity (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-88503-3). This WWII adventure reimagines the 1940 evacuation of Dunkirk with dragons. Ages 8–12.

When We Flew Away: A Novel of Anne Frank Before the Diary by Alice Hoffman (Sept. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-85694-1) explores the little-known details of Anne Frank’s life before she went into hiding and portrays her family’s heart-wrenching struggle during WWII, based on extensive research with the Anne Frank House. Ages 8–12.

The Witching Wind by Natalie Lloyd (Sept. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-85860-0). Eleven-year-old Roxie, embarrassed by a pool party incident, seeks refuge on tour with her country star Granny. But when Granny disappears, Roxie faces a new challenge. Ages 8–12.

Wolves at the Door by Steve Watkins (Dec. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-0998-3). In August 1944, the Soviet Red Army reaches the edge of Hitler’s spreading empire, and Asta and her sister Sophie become refugees in their own country, desperate to survive. Ages 8–12.

We Do Not Welcome Our Ten-Year-Old Overlord by Garth Nix (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-339-01220-9). Kim, overshadowed by his younger sister Eila, becomes alarmed when Eila discovers an enigmatic object in the woods and gains mind-controlling abilities. Ages 9–12.

Deer Run Home by Ann Clare Lezotte (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-339-02190-4). Effie, who is Deaf, feels like a stranger in her own family, which doesn’t speak sign language, and struggles with whether to reveal a terrible and dangerous secret she carries. Ages 10–14.

If Anything Happens to Me by Luanne Rice (Sept. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-73953-4). Oli teams up with another girl to unravel the mystery behind Oli’s sister’s murder eight months ago. Ages 12 and up.

One Last Chance to Live by Francisco X. Stork (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-339-01023-6) follows Nico and his search for a life of meaning and creativity, while also accepting the flawed one that he’s been given. Ages 12 and up.

The Hunger Games (illustrated ed.) by Suzanne Collins, illus. by Nicolas Delort (Oct. 1, $34.99, ISBN 978-1-339-03060-9), is a new version of the first novel in Collins’s dystopian trilogy introducing Katniss Everdeen and her participation in a televised fight-to-the-death competition. Ages 12 and up.

Thunder City by Philip Reeve (Nov. 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-3823-5). This stand-alone Mortal Engines novel follows an unlikely crew of fighters-turned-friends who must outwit assassins and try to take back Motoropolis. Ages 12 and up.

The Getaway by Lamar Giles (Aug. 6, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-75202-1). Jay and his friends try to uncover the truth about the sinister scheme at the famous resort where they work as they serve wealthy guests with a smile in this dystopian thriller. Ages 13–17.

Ruin Road by Lamar Giles (Sept. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-89413-4). When Cade, a standout football star in a tough neighborhood, wishes people would stop fearing him, his wish comes true, and chaos erupts as everyone becomes fearless. Ages 13–17.


School for Unusual Magic by Liz Montague adds Chicago Winter Break (Nov. 12, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-79254-6), ages 8–12. Witchlings by Claribel A. Ortega ramps up with House of Elephants (Oct. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-85384-1), ages 8–12. Next up for Worst Week Ever by Matt Cosgrove and Eva Amores is Wednesday (Sept. 17, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-85758-0), ages 8–12. Rise of the Ancients (Nov. 12, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-88192-9) joins Zombie Season by Justin Weinberger, ages 8–12. And Best Wishes by Sarah Mlynowski and Hena Khan, illus. by Jennifer Bricking, welcomes Like a Boss (Nov. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5461-0269-4), ages 9–12. Murder, She Wrote by Stephanie Kuehn is back on the case with The Dead Will Never Haunt Me (Dec. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-76461-1), ages 12 and up.



Diary of a Roblox Pro builds with Survive the Island by Ari Avatar (Sept. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-00864-6), ages 7–10.


Giraffes Can’t Dance: Jingle Bells by Giles Andreae, illus. by Guy Parker-Rees (Sept. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-339-04563-4). Gerald the giraffe and his jungle pals star in a holiday title based on the beloved Christmas song. Ages up to 3.

I Love You Like a Rainbow by Lala Watkins (Sept. 17, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-82945-7) features a rainbow-shaped die-cut and shiny mirror. Ages up to 3.

Piggyback Pals: Christmas Cuties (Sept. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5461-2704-8) and Piggyback Pals: Love Bug Cuties (Nov. 12, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5461-2705-5) by Joyce Wan are board books celebrating Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Ages up to 3.

Hedge-Hugs and Kisses by Sandra Magsamen (Nov. 12, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-339-04325-8). Babies and toddlers will love holding, touching, and reading this playful board book with soft, cozy hedgehog fur. Ages 2–4.

Little Dreidel Learns to Spin by Rebecca Gardyn Levington, illus. by Taryn Johnson (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-86462-5). Little Dreidel is ready to whirl and twirl and celebrate Hanukkah, but realizes that spinning is much harder than it looks. Ages 3–5.

The Merry Wheels on the Bus by J. Elizabeth Mills, illus. by Ben Whitehouse (Sept. 3, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-03808-7), counts from one merry bus up to 10 busy elves on a jolly Christmas ride through town. Ages 3–5.

Silly Santa by Sandra Magsamen (Sept. 3, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-4008-5). This tall-trim board book includes jokes on every page. Ages 3–5.

We’re Going on a Gingerbread Hunt by Anna Membrino, illus. by Gladys Jose (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-66627-4). Readers explore a candy cane forest, trek across a chocolate river, and hike over majestic ice cream mountains searching for the gingerbread man. Ages 3–5.


Scholastic Early Learners greets Look Touch Baby! (Sept. 3, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-3803-7), ages up to 3.

Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey wags along with Cranky Pug (Sept. 17, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-5461-2269-2), ages up to 3. I Spy keeps its eyes peeled for I Spy Christmas Treats (Sept. 3, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-2929-5) by Jean Marzollo, photos by Walter Wick, ages 3–5. Princess Truly greets Princess Truly Builds a Snowman by Kelly Greenawalt, illus. by Amariah Rauscher (Oct. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-83091-0), ages 3–5. And Scholastic Reader: Level 1 picks up There Was an Old Lady Who Built a Snowman! by Lucille Colandro, illus. by Jared Lee (Sept. 3, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-88297-1), ages 4–8.

Scholastic/Chicken House


Inkheart by Cornelia Funke returns with Inkworld: The Color of Revenge (Oct. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-75893-1), ages 8–12.


Dear Dad: Growing Up with a Parent in Prison—And How We Stayed Connected by Jay Jay Patton and Antoine Patton, illus. by Markia Jenai (Sept. 17, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-89320-5), is a graphic memoir about Jay Jay Patton’s upbringing with her imprisoned father. Ages 9–12.

The Ribbon Skirt by Cameron Mukwa (Nov. 12, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-84325-5) follows 10-year-old Anang, a two-spirit, nonbinary kid, on a journey to create a ribbon skirt for an upcoming powwow. Ages 9–12.

Please Be My Star by Victoria Grace Elliott (Sept. 3, $15.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-84040-7) reimagines The Phantom of the Opera as a teen rom-com, in which Erika looks to make Christian, the cutest boy in her theater class, the star of her play—and her own love story. Ages 14–17.


Marvel’s Rocket and Groot opens the hatch for Tales of Terror by Amanda Deibert, illus. by Leo Trinidad (Sept. 17, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-04253-4), ages 6–9. Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix welcomes Karen’s Grandmothers by Ann M. Martin, illus. by DK Yingst (Oct. 1, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-00503-4), ages 7–10. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix by Ann M. Martin, illus. by Ellen T. Crenshaw, ushers in Kristy and the Walking Disaster (Sept. 17, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-83555-7), ages 8–11. 39 Clues gains One False Note by Gordon Korman, illus. by Hannah Templer (Sept. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-02647-3), ages 8–12. Goosebumps Graphix by R.L. Stine, illus. by Maddi Gonzalez, adapting Stine’s long-running horror series, debuts with The Haunted Mask (Oct. 1, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-87939-1), ages 8–12. Leon stars in Worst Friends Forever by Jamar Nicholas (Aug. 6, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-74420-0), ages 8–12.

The Dragon Prince Graphic Novel by Nicole Andelfinger, illus. by Felia Hanakata, greets Dreamer’s Nightmare (Aug. 6, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-00135-7), ages 9–12. Joining PIGGY Original is Desert Nightmare by Vannotes, illus. by Malu Menezes (Oct. 1, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-04240-4), ages 9–12. The Tryout continues with The Squad by Christina Soontornvat, illus. by Joanna Cacao
(Nov. 12, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-338-74131-5), ages 9–12. And the latest Five Nights at Freddy’s volume is Fazbear Frights by Scott Cawthon et al., illus. by Diana Camero et al. (Sept. 3, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-00534-8), ages 12–17.

Scholastic/graphix chapters

Graphix Chapters gains Pokémon: Fired Up for Battle by Simcha Whitehill (Sept. 3, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-02806-4), ages 6–9. The Bad Guys adds Bad Guys Tie-In Novel: Title TBA by Kate Howard (Aug. 6, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5461-2930-1), ages 7–10. Wish issues Cool Cat by Jazz Taylor (Sept. 3, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-02230-7), ages 8–12. Spy Ninjas expands with Boss Battle by Vannotes, illus. by Mike Anderson (Sept. 3, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-339-04697-6), ages 9–12.


A Dragon for Hanukkah by Sarah Mlynowski, illus. by Ariel Landy (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-89752-4). Rachel celebrates the eight nights of Hanukkah by magically reinventing her gifts and learning the true meaning behind the holiday. Ages 4–8.

The Gingerbread House Jack’s Family Ate by Kelly Dipucchio, illus. by Nate Wragg (Sept. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-87553-9), puts a tasty Christmas spin on the children’s rhyme “The House That Jack Built.” Ages 4–8.

Give Back by Gina Bellisario, illus. by Alicia Más (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-339-04120-9). A girl and her multigenerational family prepare for a community meal and clothing drive. Ages 4–8.

The Light of Home: A Story of Family, Creativity, and Belonging by Diana Farid, illus. by Hoda Hadadi (Sept. 17, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-89061-7). When Nur and her family are forced to leave their seaside home, she struggles in a new, unfamiliar place and discovers solace in art. Ages 4–8.

Rory the Remarkable Dragon by Kathryn Rammell (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-339-04315-9). Rory stands out at school for her unique abilities, and becomes the most popular dragon in class—but the principal thinks something is off about her. Ages 4–8.

The Ways We Say I Love You by Caroline Hadilaksono (Nov. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13920-4) explores the myriad ways we express love, through words and actions. Ages 4–8.

Second Story

Ups and Downs by Nancy Macnairn, illus. by Doruntina Beqiraj (Sept. 3, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-386-6). A girl weathers the highs and lows of daily life with her mother, who has bipolar disorder. Ages 3–5.

I, Too, Am Here by Morgan Christie, illus. by Marley Berot (Sept. 10, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-387-3), offers a
multigenerational exploration of immigration, racism, and what it really means to belong, inspired by Langston Hughes’s poem, “I, Too.” Ages 6–8.

The Light Keeper by Karen Levine and Sheila Baslaw, illus. by Alice Priestley (Oct. 1, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-388-0). Shmuel helps bring electricity to his shtetl in 1900s Eastern Europe. Ages 6–8.

Undaunted Ursula Franklin: Activist, Educator, Scientist by Monica Franklin and Erin Della Mattia (Sept. 16, $18.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-77260-389-7) spotlights this Jewish girl born in Germany who survived the Holocaust and went on to become an accomplished and celebrated woman. Ages 9–12.


The Alina Books by Shenaaz G. Nanji rounds up Alina in the Deep (Oct. 8, $10.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-77260-390-3), ages 6–8.

Shadow Mountain

If You Ever Need a Friend: An Alebrije Story by Nadine Fonseca, illus. by Lourdes Villagomez (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-63993-306-8). When Joaquin investigates a strange shimmery light by the playground slide, he is transported to a forest filled with fantastical creatures known as alebrijes, or magic companion animals. Ages 3–8.

The Totally Not Boring Book of Feelings by Jolie Taylor, illus. by Brandon Dorman (Sept. 3, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-63993-307-5), features 40 short stories in rhyme celebrating the richness of human emotions. Ages 3–8.

The Legend of the Last Library by Frank L. Cole (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-63993-238-2). In a world where paper is extremely scarce and books are priceless, Juni undertakes a dangerous quest to find a legendary lost treasure—the last library. Ages 8–12.

The Art of Us by Julie Wright (Nov. 5, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-63993-325-9). Two high school artists begin to fall in love while collaborating on the school mural, but everything goes wrong when secrets are revealed. Ages 14–18.

Casters and Crowns by Elizabeth Lowham (Oct. 1, $20.99, ISBN 978-1-63993-320-4). Cursed by magic, bound by mistakes, Princess Aria’s destiny hinges on the mysterious Baron Reeves in this YA romantasy. Ages 14–18.


Dragonwatch welcomes The Adventurer’s Guide to Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull, illus. by Brandon Dorman (Oct. 1, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-63993-305-1), ages 9–13. And Janitors School of Garbage by Tyler Whitesides bags Trials of the Trash (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-63993-296-2), ages 8–12.

Shambhala/Bala Kids

I Dream of Ganesha by Sonali Zohra (Sept. 3, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-64547-295-7) When Maya dreams she’s lost in the jungle, she must rely on Hindu/Buddhist deity Ganesha’s wisdom to guide her back home. Ages 4–6.

Simon & Schuster

We Are the Builders! by Deepa Iyer, illus. by Romina Galotta (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3243-1), provides an introduction to community organizing and finding your place in a movement. Ages 3–7.

Chester Barkingham Saves the Country by Julie Falatko, illus. by Eva Byrne (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-9466-4). A White House dog teaches lawmakers how to be better humans in this picture book told in presidential memos. Ages 4–8.

Cookie Time by Jessie Sima (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3674-3). Kat and Ari get into time travel shenanigans while trying to skip waiting for cookies to bake. Ages 4–8.

Emilio Sloth’s Modern Manners by Renée Ahdieh, illus. by Alea Marley (Oct. 22, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-8661-4). Emilio Sloth may not be the fastest of animals, but he is always punctual for his friends. Ages 4–8.

The Gale by Yan Mo, illus. by Chengliang Zhu, trans. by Ying-Hwa Hu, adapted by Xiaoxiao Guan (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3062-8). A boy learns about endurance and the power of nature when a gale scatters the hay that he and his yeye spent a whole day cutting. Ages 4–8.

I Want to Read All the Books by Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1630-6). Hana is so excited about reading that she wants to read all the books. Ages 4–8.

I Worked Hard on That! by Robyn Wall, illus. by A.N. Kang (Oct. 8, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3872-3). A spider sets out to make the most perfect, awe-inspiring web, only to have her artistic efforts destroyed again and again. Ages 4–8.

The Make-Believers by Ryan Seacrest and Meredith Seacrest Leach, illus. by Bonnie Lui (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4987-3), celebrates the surprising strength of a child’s wild, wonderful imagination and how it can change the world. Ages 4–8.

Roar for Reading by Beth Ferry, illus. by Andrew Joyner (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4055-9). A brave little lion decides to speak out for stories by standing up to book banning. Ages 4–8.

The Zebra’s Great Escape by Katherine Rundell, illus. by Sara Ogilvie (Aug. 20, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9163-1), features a zebra trying to get back home to his family and the girl who helps him. Ages 5–9.

The House with a Dragon in It by Nick Lake, illus. by Emily Gravett (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5568-3). While Summer and her foster family are having lunch, a hole appears in the middle of the living room, which leads down to a dragon, who promises Summer three wishes, to be granted by a witch. Ages 8–12.

The Leadership Journey: How Four Kids Became President by Doris Kearns Goodwin, illus. by Amy June Bates (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-2572-3), examines the childhoods of Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson, and explores how they became leaders. Ages 8–12.

Lifeboat 5 by Susan Hood (Oct. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4324-6) tells the WWII story of two real girls who clung together when their evacuee ship was torpedoed and their lifeboat capsized; they spent 19 hours in the Atlantic Ocean, waiting for rescue. Ages 8–12.

Lion Dancers by Cai Tse (Aug. 13, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-2723-9) focuses on two former best friends and partners turned lion dancer rivals. Ages 8–12.

The Mystery of Mystic Mountain by Janet Fox (Oct. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5666-6). Becca tackles a summer filled with mystery, treasure, and self-discovery on a dude ranch in Montana. Ages 8–12.

The Secret Dead Club by Karen Strong (Aug. 20, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-0450-6). Wednesday realizes she’s not the only one at her new school who can see ghosts. Ages 8–12.

Westfallen by Ann Brashares and Ben Brashares (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5081-7), the first in an alternate history thriller series imagining what America would be like if the Axis powers had won WWII. Ages 8–12.

Pied by Avione Lee (Oct. 15, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-3906-5). In a musical adventure inspired by the Pied Piper fairy tale, Min discovers his lost magical culture and finds his place in a new world. Ages 10 and up.

House of Thorns by Isabel Strychacz (Aug. 20, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4259-1). A girl must return to the house that killed one of her sisters in order to save the other. Ages 12 and up.

Build a Girlfriend by Elba Luz (Dec. 31, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4251-5). After a particularly bad breakup, 17-year-old Amelia decides to do a deep-dive on her dating history and figure out where she went wrong. Ages 14–18.

Eleven Houses by Colleen Oakes (Oct. 22, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5258-3). This romantasy centers a mysterious island and the family members of the houses who have stood there for centuries to guard against the dreaded creatures waiting to strike from the ocean’s depths. Ages 14–18.

Make My Wish Come True by Rachael Lippincott and Alyson Derrick (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3756-6). A rising Hollywood star and her former best friend strike a deal to go on 12 fake “holidates” in their Christmas-obsessed hometown. Ages 14–18.


Amy Wu takes center stage in Amy Wu and the Lantern Festival by Kat Zhang, illus. by Charlene Chua (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4310-9), ages 4–8. The Racc Pack is back with Prince and the Pawper by Stephanie Cooke, illus. by Whitney Gardner (Jan. 28, $13.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-1495-6), ages 7–10. Joining Villains Academy by Ryan Hammond is How to Steal a Dragon (Oct. 15, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5006-0), ages 7–12. Everwhen School of Time Travel by Thomas Wheeler, following the adventures of three young time travelers from different eras all transported to 2022 for their first semester in school, debuts with The Doomsday Vault (Jan. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-8845-8), ages 8–12. Spy School is back in session with Spy School Goes Wild by Stuart Gibbs (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3477-0), ages 8–12. The Theodora Hendrix Books by Jordan Kopy, illus. by Chris Jevons, welcomes Theodora Hendrix and the Curious Case of the Cursed Beetle (Sept. 10, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-0687-6), ages 8–12.

A Sky Full of Dragons by Tiffany McDaniel, illus. by Ayesha L. Rubio (Aug. 27, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5530-0), about a girl who must save her witch aunt from a mysterious dark wizard, launches The Wand Keepers, ages 8 and up. Bite Risk by S.J. Wills gains Caught Dead (Aug. 27, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-3804-4), ages 10 and up. Evil Villains International League by Alex Evanovich, starring an average kid invited to join a league of villains, kicks off with Keeper Chance and the Conundrum of Chaos (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6004-5), ages 10 and up. And Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter rolls along with Nothing Like the Movies (Sept. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4713-8), ages 14–18.


Maya Angelou Finds Her Voice by Peter Roop and Connie Roop, illus by Noa Denmon (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4926-7), brings to life a true story from the renowned poet’s childhood. Ages 4–8.

As You Wish by Nashae Jones (Jan. 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3991-1). Eighth-grader Birdie has big plans to get a boyfriend this school year, but the appearance of a (supposedly) mythical West African god after a fight with her best friend threatens those plans. Ages 8–12.

A Bite Above the Rest by Christine Virnig (Aug. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4657-5). Caleb, the new kid in the Halloween town of Samhain, battles monsters everyone can see but no one seems to believe in. Ages 8–12.

The Greatest Heist in Joviala by Adi Alsaid (Nov. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-2778-9). A girl fights to free her sister from a curse while a beautiful mountain is at risk of being turned into a theme park, in this middle grade adventure set in the world of The Bravest Warrior in Nefaria. Ages 8–12.

The Grimsbane Family Witch Hunters by Joan Reardon (Aug. 20, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-2956-1) features a girl’s quest to save her cursed brother, which takes her through perilous, monster-filled woods. Ages 8–12.

The Skeleton Flute by Damara Allen (Aug. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4660-5). After Sam’s wish on a mysterious skeleton flute goes horribly wrong, he fights to reunite with his real family. Ages 8–12.

Exit Nowhere by Juliana Brandt (Sept. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4828-9). Four kids must beat a series of games to make it out of a haunted house. Ages 9–13.

All My Bests by Britnee Meiser (Nov. 12, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-4821-0) examines what happens when two teens can’t turn their friendship into something more. Ages 10 and up.

The Forgotten Magic of Zoey Turner by Erin Stewart (Jan. 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5225-5). Zoey tries to prove to herself, and everyone around her, that she’s more than the anxiety disorder that’s been ruling her life since her father’s unexpected death. Ages 10 and up.

Happy & Sad & Everything True by Alex Thayer (Nov. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5524-9). Sixth grader Dee finds herself through secretly giving out advice to classmates. Ages 10 and up.

Not Nothing by Gayle Forman (Aug. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4327-7). When Alex is assigned to spend his summer volunteering at a senior living facility as punishment, he learns unexpected lessons that change the trajectory of his life. Ages 10 and up.


Fairies Welcome by Bea Jackson, about a flightless fairy who befriends a human girl and discovers her magic, takes off with Lily’s Dream: A Fairy Friendship (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4117-4), ages 4–8. Among the new Quix titles are Addy McBean: Time Out by Margery Cuyler, illus. by Stacy Curtis (Jan. 28, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-8959-2), Giants Series: Giants’ Tree House by Jane Yolen, illus. by Tomie dePaola (Jan. 28, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-8866-3), and Harvey Hammer: Super-Duper Hero Blooper by Davy Ocean, illus. by Aaron Blecha (Oct. 1, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-5521-4), ages 5–8. The Scare School Diaries by Jarrett Lerner adds Forest Frights (Nov. 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-2211-1), ages 5–8.

Adventures in Fosterland by Hannah Shaw, illus. by Bev Johnson, welcomes Fergie and Chouchou (Dec. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-3642-2), ages 6–9. Mindy Kim features in Mindy Kim, Big Sister (Aug. 6, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-3581-4) by Lyla Lee, illus. by Dung Ho, ages 6–9. Willow’s Woods by Suzanne Selfors, illus by Ramona Kaulitzki, telling the stories of the woodland creatures who live in the Quiet Woods and the girl who has been tasked with taking care of them, debuts with Sam Squirrel (Jan. 14, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-4901-9), ages 6–9. Joining Junior Monster Scouts by Joe McGee, illus. by Ethan Long, are The Incredible Shrinking Grump (Dec. 31, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5637-6) and The Rottenest Reunion by Joe McGee, illus. by Ethan Long (Sept. 17, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-8751-2), ages 7–10. New Legendarios titles by Karla Arenas Valenti, illus. by Vanessa Morales, are The Beginning of All Things (Aug. 13, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-3603-3), and The Child King of Uxmal (Dec. 3, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-3606-4), ages 7–10. And Tim Possible hits the road with Tim Possible & the Ultimate Road Trip by Axel Maisy (Aug. 20, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-9278-3), ages 7–10.

Goddess Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams gains Time Travelers (Sept. 10, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-1782-7), ages 8–12. Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger issues Unraveled Book 9.5 (Nov. 12, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6741-9), ages 8–12. The Little Vampire in Danger (Oct. 1, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-9422-0) is the next The Little Vampire title by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, trans. by Ivanka T. Hahnenberger, ages 8–12. Molly and the Bear by Bob Scott and Vicki Scott, based on the comic strip “Bear with Me” launches with An Unlikely Pair (Aug. 6, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4312-3), ages 8–12. New to Nancy Drew Diaries by Carolyn Keene is Superstitions of the Scottish Play (Jan. 21, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6283-4), ages 8–12. Phantom Stallion trots along with The Challenger by Terri Farley (Oct. 8, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-1646-2), ages 8–12. A Quest of Great Importance by Callie C. Miller continues with The Search for the Shadowsoul (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5232-3), ages 8–12. And Rise. Risk. Remember. Incredible Stories of Courageous Black Women grows with Ida B. Wells and Candace Buford by Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Jan. 7, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-1982-1), ages 8–12.

James Ponti’s The Sherlock Society (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3253-0), following four kids and a grandfather solving cold-case mysteries in Miami, launches The Sherlock Society, ages 8–12. Umbra Tales by Janelle McCurdy concludes with The Secrets of Lunis (Sept. 24, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-0133-8), ages 8–12. The debut title in The Dragonships series by Scott Reintgen, in which a boy living on Mars unexpectedly becomes a dragon rider, is The Last Dragon on Mars (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4651-3), ages 10 and up. And Imagine Nation, a fantasy-adventure graphic novel series set in the same world as Jack Blank, kicks off with The Blood of Kings by Matt Myklusch (Jan. 7, $13.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-2817-5), ages 10 and up.


Eloísa’s Musical Window by Margarita Engle, illus. by John Parra (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3528-9). Inspired by stories from her mother’s childhood, Engle introduces a girl and her family who find joy in the music flowing from outside their window. Ages 4–8.

Lucas and the Capoeira Circle by Joana Pastro, illus. by Douglas Lopes (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-2477-1). A boy who loves the Brazilian martial art of capoeira finds his courage for a moving-up ceremony. Ages 4–8.

Our Joyful Noise by Gabriele Davis, illus. by Craig Stanley (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-2091-9), follows a suburban Black family through a week of shared moments, simple pleasures, and hidden musical jewels from spirituals and songs. Ages 4–8.

Wake Up, Moon! by Lita Judge (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3925-6). After a snowfall, an energetic squirrel isn’t ready to give up on winter fun and go to bed. Ages 4–8.

Eyes on the Sky by J. Kasper Kramer (Oct. 8, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4420-5). A budding young scientist in 1947 Roswell, N.Mex., fears her weather balloon experiment has been mistaken for a flying saucer. Ages 8–12.

Madsi the True by S.J. Taylor (Sept. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3882-2). Three friends brave the Norwegian wilds and encounter legendary creatures as they seek to rescue a sister kidnapped by the Northern Lights. Ages 8–12.

Speaking of America: United States Presidents and the Words That Changed History by Jared Cohen, illus. by Vivian Shih (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-2226-5), is a collection of 45 presidential quotes, demonstrating the power of words and inspiring hope for the future of America. Ages 8 and up.

The Ballerina of Auschwitz: Young Adult Edition of The Choice by Edith Eva Eger (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5255-2). Holocaust survivor and renowned psychologist Eger shares her harrowing experiences and gives readers the gift of hope and strength. Ages 12 and up.

With Love, Echo Park by Laura Taylor Namey (Aug. 27, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1536-6). The teen heirs to the last two Cuban businesses in L.A.’s Echo Park neighborhood clash over their different visions for the future, the secrets between their families, and the sparks flying between them. Ages 12 and up.

Bridge Across the Sky by Freeman Ng (Aug. 27, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4859-3). A Chinese immigrant teen and his family—in pursuit of the American Dream—are forcibly detained at the Angel Island Immigration Station in the San Francisco Bay. Ages 14–18.

Prince of Fortune by Lisa Tirreno (Oct. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5778-6) follows a magical young prince and a noble seer who fall in love in the midst of war and intrigue. Ages 14–18.


Sparrow Being Sparrow by Gail Donovan, illus. by Elysia Case, soars with Sparrow Spreads Her Wings (Oct. 29, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4307-9), ages 7–10. Blight Harbor ends with The Loneliest Place by Lora Senf, illus. by Alfredo Cáceres (Sept. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3460-2), ages 10 and up. And Roll with It by Jamie Sumner picks up Rolling On (Oct. 22, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4784-8), ages 10 and up.


Bella Ballerina by Sharon M. Draper, illus. by Ebony Glenn (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6396-7). Draper’s picture book debut introduces a timid ballerina who learns that the show must go on, and can, with a little help from her friends. Ages 4–8.

Mai’s Áo Dài by Thai Nguyen and Monique Truong, illus by Dung Ho (Jan. 14, $18, ISBN 978-1-6659-1734-6). This story about embracing your heritage and the traditions that tie generations together revolves around the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, Tet. Ages 4–8.

Rocket Puppies by William Joyce (Nov. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6133-2). Puppies that are too adorable to resist battle a heavy case of the blues that’s spreading across the world. Ages 4–8.

Stopping by Jungle on a Snowy Evening by Richard Morris, illus. by Julie Rowan-Zoch (Nov. 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7802-1). A boy riding a hippo feels strongly that Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” isn’t as fun as it could be, and offers the poet some creative feedback. Ages 4–8.

Rebellion 1776 by Laurie Halse Anderson (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-6826-9). Thirteen-year-old Elsbeth struggles to survive amid a smallpox epidemic, the public’s fear of inoculation, and the seething Revolutionary War. Ages 10–14.

Twenty-Four Seconds from Now by Jason Reynolds (Oct. 8, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6127-1) A stream-of-consciousness story of a teen boy about to experience a major first. Ages 14–18.


Children of the Black Glass gains Winter’s Fire by Anthony Peckham (Jan. 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1316-4), ages 10–14. And the Out of My Mind series by Sharon M. Draper welcomes Out of My Dreams (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4954-5), ages 10 and up.

S&S/Beach Lane

Dazzling Zelda: The Story of Fashion Designer Zelda Wynn Valdes by Aura Lewis (Aug. 13, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1829-9) presents the true story of this Black fashion icon and design pioneer, whose dresses, gowns, and costumes helped make people shine. Ages up to 8.

How to Cheer Up a Friend by Stephanie Calmenson, illus. by Shannon McNeill (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1024-8). A child and his best elephant buddy navigate the many ways to support a pal who’s feeling sad. Ages up to 8.

Life Is Beautiful by Winsome Bingham, illus. by Molly Mendoza (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-6995-2). Can Momma and her girl still find beauty in life while missing someone they loved? Ages up to 8.

My Towering Tree by Janna Matthies, illus. by Ashley Wolff (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1193-1), is a celebration of backyard nature. Ages up to 8.

Seven Samosas: Counting at the Market by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal, illus. by Jing Jing Tsong (Nov. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3400-8). This rhyming book counts in reverse from 20 to 1, depicting delicious Indian and South Asian treats along the way. Ages up to 8.

Eat Like a Bear by April Pulley Sayre, illus by Steve Jenkins (Jan. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5221-7), takes a closer look at how bears eat, drink, sleep, hunt, and more throughout the year. Ages 4–8.

Saturday Morning at the ’Shop by Keenan Jones, illus by Ken Daley (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4080-1). Readers spend Saturday morning at the barbershop—a place for artistry and camaraderie and, most importantly, community. Ages 4–8.

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre, illus. by Steve Jenkins (Jan. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5219-4), depicts a day in the life of a vulture, featuring illuminating facts about their behavior. Ages 4–8.

You Are Not Sleepy! by Mark Teague (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4074-0). Pig knows it’s time for a nap but he can’t fall asleep, no matter how hard he tries. Ages 4–8.


The Peas Series by Keith Baker rolls along with Hap-Pea Valentine’s Day (Dec. 3, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4022-1), ages up to 8. Tiny Habitats adds Sunken Ship by Amy Hevron (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3500-5), ages up to 8. And Chicka Chicka Book expands with Chicka Chicka Ho Ho Ho by William Boniface, illus. by Julien Chung (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5476-1), ages 4–8.

S&S/Boynton Bookworks

Cows and Holly by Sandra Boynton (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6092-2) is a new holiday picture book plus CD set featuring original Christmas songs performed by various musical artists. Ages up to 4.

Boynton’s Little Love Songs (Dec. 3, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-5262-0) and Little Night Songs (Sept. 17, $14.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-5263-7) each package five songs in a board book-with-sound-module format. Ages up to 5.

S&S/Little Simon

All by My Elf by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Nanette Regan (Sept. 10, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6659-7). A cast of kids prepares for Christmas and they declare, “I can do this all by my elf!” Ages up to 3.

I Love You So Mush! by Dori Elys, illus. by Steph Stilwell (Dec. 10, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6640-5), contains tender puns and lovey-dovey affirmations. Ages up to 3.

Light by Ruth Forman, illus. by Katura Gaines (Sept. 10, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-3938-6). The light from the universe is reflected in one boy’s soul. Ages up to 3.

Little Head, Little Nose by Yuli Yav, illus. by Antonia Woodward (Jan. 28, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-7015-0). From little head to little toes, there’s so much joy in discovering what a child’s body can do. Ages up to 3.

No Thanks, Said Turkey by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Florence Weiser (Sept. 3, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6599-6). A group of animal friends tries to figure out why Turkey declines their invitations to dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Ages up to 3.

Peekaboo Zoo by Rod Campbell (Aug. 27, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6687-0) is an oversized flap-filled follow-up to Dear Zoo. Ages up to 3.

The Welcome Book by Danna Smith, illus by Juliana Perdomo (Jan. 14, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-5202-6), looks at all the different ways we can say “welcome” to those around us. Ages up to 3.

You’re the Pumpkin in My Pie by Laura Gehl, illus. by Vanessa Port (Aug. 27, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-4985-9), showcases sweet sayings and autumn imagery. Ages up to 3.

Chef’s Kiss by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Denise Holmes (Dec. 3, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6207-0), celebrates the joys of a parent and child spending time stirring, whisking, making, and baking together. Ages 1–5.

What’s Mine Is Yours by Hannah Eliot, illus. by Sally Walker (Aug. 27, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6087-8), centers the unconditional love that a mother and child share. Ages 2–4.

Into Starry Outer Space: A Solar System Pop-Up by Joel Stern, illus. by Vivian Mineker (Oct. 15, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-5966-7), takes young readers into space for incredible sights and fun facts. Ages 3–5.

Jump in the Leaf Pile by Kelly Green, illus. by Kasia Nowowiejska (Sept. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6205-6). This interactive book pairs first concepts with autumn’s vibrant colors. Ages 3 and up.


Weenie Books by Katie Vernon serves up Relish the Season (Sept. 10, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6327-5), ages 1–5. New to Celebrate the World is Kwanzaa by Hannah Eliot, illus. by Andrea Pippins (Sept. 10, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6288-9), ages 2–4. A Santa Mouse Book welcomes Santa Mouse Plays Reindeer Games by Michael Brown, illus. by Robert McPhillips (Sept. 10, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5344-3798-2), ages 3–7; and Santa Mouse Finds a Furry Friend (Sept. 10, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6089-2). ages 4–8.

Captain Awesome returns for Captain Awesome and the Smile Snatcher by Stan Kirby, illus. by Doc Moran (Oct. 22, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5826-4), ages 5–9. Joining The Critter Club by Callie Barkley, illus. by Tracy Bishop, is Marion’s Warm Welcome (Nov. 5, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5324-5), ages 5–9. Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol ramps up with Hold on to Your Heads! by Andres Miedoso, illus. by Victor Rivas (Oct. 15, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5299-6), ages 5–9. Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly continues with The Dead of Light by Jordan Quinn (Aug. 6, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-4033-7), ages 5–9. Good Dog wags along with The Bark Park by Cam Higgins, illus. by Ariel Landy (Sept. 24, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6042-7), ages 5–9. Into the Hidden World (Sept. 17, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5278-1) rides into Guardians of Horsa by Roan Black, ages 5–9. Henry Heckelbeck is back for Henry Heckelbeck Camping Expert (Aug. 27, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5290-3) and Henry Heckelbeck Takes a Swing (Jan. 14, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6293-3) by Wanda Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris, ages 5–9. The Kingdom of Wrenly by Jordan Quinn, illus. by Robert McPhillips, issues Path of the Winter Beast (Aug. 27, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-4843-2), ages 5–9.

Lucy Lancaster takes center stage in Lucy Lancaster and the Stormy Day (Jan. 7, $6.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6399-2) and Lucy Lancaster Has a Secret (Jan. 7, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6396-1) by Willow Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris, ages 5–9. Spirited by Liv Livingston greets Fangs for the Memories (Oct. 15, $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5700-7), ages 5–9. And The Very Worst Ever adds Go for the Gold (Nov. 26, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5952-0) and Pizza Party Pooper (Sept. 17, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5949-0). by Andy Nonamus, illus. by Amy Jindra, ages 5–9.


Grown with Love by Valeria Wicker (Dec. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4708-4). Plant-grafter and scientist Oliver works to unlock the mystery behind his elderly neighbor’s inability to keep a plant alive. Ages 4–8.

Camp Twisted Pine by Ciera Burch (Sept. 17, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3057-4). When 11-year-old Naomi is forced to go to summer camp, she must figure out what to do when it appears that a menacing creature is abducting fellow campers. Ages 8–12.

Keeper of the Rend by Lisa Maxwell (Aug. 20, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3190-4), follows a bird-loving boy who discovers a rip in the sky and befriends a strange girl who claims that dangerous, bird-like creatures are crossing through it from another world. Ages 8–12.

Rosa by Starlight by Hilary McKay (Aug. 27, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5810-3). A lonely orphan falls victim to the whims of her ghastly aunt and uncle and will have to turn to the magic she’s always believed in—and a few cats—in order to save herself. Ages 8–12.

Inheritance of Scars by Crystal Seitz (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5992-6). In this tale steeped in Norse mythology, Astrid, a teen with Crohn’s disease, awakens an imprisoned monster and follows him into a deadly magical forest to rescue her grandmother. Ages 14–18.


The Web of the Spider by Michael P. Spradlin, about the rise of Hitler’s Germany in 1929 as witnessed by 12-year-old Rolf, begins with Rise of the Spider (Sept. 24, $7.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-4721-3), ages 8–12. The City of Fantome by Catherine Doyle featuring two rival gang members pitted against each other in a deadly game of revenge in a magical kingdom, launches with The Dagger and the Flame (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5511-9), ages 14–18. Next up in the Drowned Gods trilogy by Pascale Lacelle is Stranger Skies (Nov. 5, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3930-0), ages 14–18. Hollow Star Saga by Ashley Shuttleworth comes to a close with A Wild and Ruined Song (Nov. 12, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1880-0), ages 14–18. And Ghostsmith (Aug. 13, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1062-0) is the finale to the House of the Dead duology by Nicki Pau Preto, ages 14–18.


The River Is My Ocean by Rio Cortez, illus. by Ashleigh Corrin (Aug. 27, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1257-0). A granddaughter learns about her abuela’s love of the ocean in Puerto Rico as they spend Saturday afternoon visiting the Hudson River. Ages 4–8.

When Alexander Graced the Table by Alexander Smalls and Denene Millner, illus. by Frank Morrison (Dec. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-8872-4), celebrates family and the little moments shared at the dinner table that make all the difference. Ages 4–8.


Stella stands out in Stella and Roger Can’t Wait to Grow Up by Clothilde Ewing, illus. by Lynn Gaines (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3332-2), ages 4–8.

S&S/MTV Books

How to Lose a Best Friend by Jordan K. Casomar (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3209-7) centers Zeke and Imogen, high school sophomores and best friends, whose relationship is put to the test when Zeke decides he wants to be more than just her friend. Ages 14–18.

S&S/Salaam Reads

Leena Mo, CEO by Deena Shakir, illus. by Nez Riaz (Sept. 24, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3565-4). When Lena creates an invention to help her with snow shoveling, she piques the interest of her neighbors and gets inspired to start her own business. Ages 4–8.

The Hysterical Girls of St. Berna-
by Hanna Alkaf (Sept. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-9458-9). An all-girls private school is struck by mysterious, random cases of screaming hysteria in this dark academia thriller. Ages 14–18.

S&S/Simon Pulse


Michael Vey makes his final appearance in Michael Vey 10 by Richard Paul Evans (Sept. 24, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1958-6), ages 12 and up.

S&S/Simon Spotlight


Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz revs up with Love from Snoopy, illus. by Scott Jeralds (Dec. 10, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6859-1) and Love Is Everywhere, Snoopy! by Tina Gallo, illus. by Scott Jeralds (Dec. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6123-3), ages up to 3; and Welcome Home, Franklin!, adapted by Samantha Thornhill (Aug. 27, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6066-3), ages 3–7. Cocomelon greets Old MacDonald Had a Farm by Natalie Shaw (Aug. 27, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6022-9) and Welcome to CoComelon Lane! by Tina Gallo (Dec. 10, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6379-4), ages up to 5; and You Can Do It! by Patty Michaels (Dec. 10, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6443-2), ages 1–5. Joining Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood are Things That Go in the Neighborhood by Gloria Cruz, illus. by Jason Fruchter (Aug. 27, $7.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6136-3), ages up to 5; Daniel Tiger Cleans Up by Natalie Shaw (Dec. 10, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6607-8), ages 1–5; and A Bandage for Miss Elaina by Haley Hoffman, illus. by Jason Fruchter (Aug. 27, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6040-3), ages 3–7. Dinosaur Roar! presents What Dinosaur Am I? by Peter Curtis (Dec. 10, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6604-7), ages up to 7.

New tie-ins to DreamWorks Not Quite Narwhal include Adventures with Kelp! by Gloria Cruz (Aug. 27, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6122-6), ages 2–5; Kelp’s Wish upon Three Moons by Patty Michaels (Aug. 27, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6095-3), ages 2–7; and A Special Spark by Cruz (Dec. 10, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6613-9), ages 3–5. Ready-to-Read Ready-to-Go! revs up with Cocomelon: Cece Has a Little Cat by Maria Le (Dec. 10, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6566-8), ages 3–5. Ready-to-Read Pre-level 1 adds Nat the Cat Has a Hat by Jarrett Lerner (Jan. 7, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5711-3), ages 3–5.

Angelina Ballerina pirouettes into fall with Angelina Ballerina Storybook Treasury (Aug. 27, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6032-8). ages 3–7; and Angelina’s Invitation to the Ballet (Dec. 10, $19.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-6659-6573-6), and Bravo, Angelina! (Dec. 10, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6569-9) by Katharine Holabird, illus. by Helen Craig, ages 4–8. Transformers: EarthSpark picks up What Dwells Within by Maggie Testa (Dec. 10, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6448-7), ages 3–7. Ready-To-Read Level 1 rolls out ...and a Moose: Two Birds... and a Moose by James Preller, illus. by Abigail Burch (Aug. 27, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-4878-4); Our Universe: The Solar System by Marion Dane Bauer, illus. by John Wallace (Aug. 27, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5842-4); and A Parker Curry Book: Parker Takes a Trip by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry, illus. by Brittany Jackson and Keith Tajae (Dec. 10, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-4281-2), ages 4–6. And the latest Ready-to-Read Graphics Level 1 title is The Dog and Pony Show: We Are Up a Tree! by Jeff Mack (Sept. 10, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-3914-0), ages 4–6.

Ready-to-Read Level 2 grows with Junior Monster Scouts: Lost in the Library by Joe McGee, illus. by Ethan Long (Aug. 27, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5913-1), Kids Around the World: Game On! by Maria Le, illus. by Clarice Elliott (Aug. 27, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5728-1), and Whale, Quail, Snail: Whale and the Mystery Mango by Erica S. Perl, illus. by Sam Ailey (Aug. 27, $4.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5673-4), ages 5–7. Cupcake Diaries: The New Batch by Coco Simon, illus. by Manuela Lopez dishes up Alana’s Cupcake Garden (Dec. 10, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6333-6) and Ren’s One-of-a-Kind Cupcakes (Aug. 27, $6.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5922-3), ages 5–9. Marvel After-School Heroes gains Ghost-Spider’s Unbreakable Mission by MacKenzie Cadenhead, illus. by Dave Bardin (Sept. 17, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5908-7), and Miles Morales Untangles a Web (Aug. 27, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5905-6), and Shuri Takes Control (Dec. 10, $5.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-6376-3), both by Terrance Crawford, illus. by Dave Bardin, ages 5–9.

Joining Cupcake Diaries: The Graphic Novel by Coco Simon, illus. by Glass House Graphics, is Mia’s Baker’s Dozen (Oct. 29, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6659-5946-9), ages 8–12. And Middle School and Other Disasters by Wanda Coven, illus. by Anna Abramskaya, issues Weirdest Weekend Ever! (Aug. 27, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4924-8), ages 8–12.


Bedtime Blitz! by Matthew Van Fleet (Sept. 3, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-5829-5). A group of frantic animal friends rush through their bedtime routine in this novelty book. Ages 2 and up.

Cold by Tim McCanna, illus. by Ramona Kaulitzki (Nov. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4050-4), introduces readers to some of the most beautiful and fascinating cold climate creatures and habitats all over the world. Ages 4–8.

Genius in a High Chair by Rosemary Wells (Sept. 17, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4387-1). Little Kobo has such a good memory, his parents think he is a genius. Ages 4–8.

Heartfelt by Elaine Vickers, illus. by Samantha Cotterill (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-2976-9). A child makes paper hearts for giving away, and soon she finds that sharing love is the best gift of all. Ages 4–8.

Mabel Wants a Friend by Ariel Bernstein, illus. by Marc Rosenthal (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4040-5). Mabel the fox discovers that making a new friend takes more than just wanting one. Ages 4–8.

Penguin’s Egg by Anna Kemp, illus. by Alice Courtley (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6325-1). When a penguin dad ends up far away from his nest, he’s determined to make it back to see his egg hatch by any means necessary. Ages 4–8.

A Sea of Gold: A Ukrainian Family’s Story Through the Generations by Patricia Polacco (Nov. 5, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-3842-6). Polacco draws on her Ukrainian heritage to tell this story of one family’s history through the generations and the powerful bond of their love. Ages 4–8.

Snow Is... by Laura Gehl, illus. by Sonia Sánchez (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1559-5). The wonder of winter’s first snowfall brings the magic of changing seasons and sees a family sharing the perfect snow day. Ages 4–8.

The Wire Zoo: How Elizabeth Berrien Learned to Turn Wire into Amazing Art by Natasha Wing, illus. by Joanie Stone (Oct. 29, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4076-4), tells the story of how this neurodivergent artist’s three-dimensional wire sculptures made her the “godmother” of contemporary wire sculpture. Ages 4–8.

Wonder & Awe by Annie Herzig (Oct. 15, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-4753-4). A girl and a snowwoman help each other to see all of the beauty and magic in the world around them. Ages 4–8.


Mousetronaut grows with Mousetronaut Saves the World: Based on a (Partially) True Story by Mark Kelly, illus. by C.F. Payne (Sept. 10, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-1022-4), ages 4–8. And My Little Animal Friend by Nicola Killen welcomes The Little Puppy (Dec. 3, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-6659-6590-3), ages 4–8.

Sky Pony

No Peacocks! A Feathered Tale of Three Mischievous Foodies by Robin Newman, illus. by Chris Ewald (Sept. 3, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5107-8013-2), is based on the real-life bird celebrities that live at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. Ages 3–6.

Snowbie: The First Snowman by Amy Alton and Joseph Alton, illus. by Cheryl Crouthamel (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-8102-3), follows the very first snowman, Snowbie, built by Santa, during his first day at the North Pole. Ages 3–6.

A Very Merry, Muddy Christmas by Melanie J. Pellowski, illus. by Laura Muncie (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-7863-4). When Santa’s reindeer start sneezing on a stormy Christmas Eve flight, they crash-land in a giant mud pit on Logan’s family farm. Ages 3–6.

The Adventures of Rabbitwoman and Dogman by Gillie Schattner and Marc Schattner (Oct. 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-8053-8) features two famous characters created by prolific sculpture artists who go on adventures to save wildlife around the world. Ages 4–10.

The Incredible Book of Outrageous Facts for Kids by Nancy Furstinger (Aug. 6, $18.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5107-7122-2), contains pointless but verified factoids readers can share with their family and friends. Ages 8–12.


Ava the Monster Slayer by Lisa Maggiore, illus. by Ross Felten, fades to black with Sleepover Super Heroes (Sept. 3, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-8092-7), ages 3–6. The Safe Child, Happy Parent continues with What Happens When I’m Scared? How to Understand and Talk About Fear and Anxiety by Dagmar Geisler, trans. by Andy Jones Berasaluce (Aug. 6, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-7705-7), ages 3–6. Children’s Classic Collections expands with The Essential Beatrix Potter Storytime Collection by Beatrix Potter (Sept. 17, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-8094-1). ages 4–8. And Absolute Beginner’s Guide for Kids with Pets adds The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Dogs and Puppies for Kids by Lynn Guelzow (Aug. 6, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-5107-7203-8) and The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Horses and Ponies for Kids by Kirsten Lee (Aug. 6, $14.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-951934-40-8), ages 8–12.

Sleeping Bear

I Love You Jingle Bell Baby by Helen Foster James, illus. by Petra Brown (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1312-1). One little bunny spends a merry day with a loved one, preparing for Christmas. Ages up to 7.

Baby Bat Bedtime by Paige Towler and Smithsonian Bat Lab, illus. by Gavin Scott (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1322-0), showcases the amazing lives of bats and reveals how they are not so different from humans in their family behavior. Ages 5–8.

Bear at the Fair by Sophia Gholz, illus. by Susan Batori (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1280-3). When a hangry bear threatens to ruin the carnival, the other animals band together to put an end to his rampage. Ages 5–8.

The Little Red Chair by Cathy Stefanec Ogren, illus. by Alexandra Thompson (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1290-2), follows a little red chair growing up through two generations of a family that loves it. Ages 5–8.

The Littlest Grito by Nicholas Solis, illus. by Teresa Martinez (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1288-9). Gloria must find her voice in order to kick off the celebrations for Mexican Independence Day by shouting the grito, an honor that has always gone to the men in her family. Ages 5–8.

The Secret of Fall by John Coy, illus. by Kristen Adam (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1305-3), explores the science behind the changing colors of autumn leaves. Ages 5–8.

The Sole Man: Jan Matzeliger’s Lasting Invention by Shana Keller, illus. by Stephen Costanza (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1300-8), introduces Matzeliger, a Black immigrant from South America, and his creation in the 1870s of the lasting machine, an invention that revolutionized the shoemaking industry. Ages 6–9.

Wild at Heart: The Story of Olaus and Mardy Murie, Defenders of Nature by Evan Griffith, illus. by Anna Bron (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1291-9), is a picture book biography exploring the life and work of this historic couple who influenced conservation efforts throughout their lives. Ages 6–9.


Memoirs welcomes Memoirs of a Dog by Devin Scillian, illus. by Tim Bowers (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1299-5), ages 5–8. New to Own Voices, Own Stories is Wild Greens Beautiful Girl by Erica Lee Schlaikjer, illus. by Cinyee Chiu (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1315-2), ages 5–8. And Tales of Young Americans grows with Just One Girl: A Fight for Equal Rights illus. by Amanda Calatzis, illus. by Trinka Hakes Noble (Aug. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1304-6), ages 6–9.

Soaring Kite

Emilia’s Corte by Veronica Castillo and Juleesa Espinoza (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-958372-54-8). Through a hand-me-down traditional Mayan skirt, Emilia takes flight and sees her neighborhood in a new way, embracing her Guatemalan culture and letting her personality shine. Ages 5–8.

My Hair Is My Friend by Myrce’tez Gowan-Perkins, illus. by Danielle Arrington (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-958372-59-3). After Cali realizes that her natural hair doesn’t listen to a thing she says, she decides to treat her hair like a friend, with kindness, love, and care. Ages 5–9.

Mr. Smarty Pants: Aww Nuts! by Charity Reid, illus. by Astronym (Sept. 10, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-958372-49-4). Kid scientist Benjamin Carver III, whose family owns a peanut factory, invents tech solutions for his own peanut allergy problems, but his archnemesis at the local chocolate factory steals one of his creations. Ages 9–14.


Holidays in Our Home greets Once Upon a Diwali by Anita Mishra, illus. by Diah Chakraborty (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-958372-44-9), ages 5–9.


All the Ways to Go by Jessie Janowitz (Sept. 3, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7250-4). Twelve-year-old chess prodigy Milo Bloom loses his confidence for the game until he meets his half-sister and they play the game Go. Ages 8–12.


Eek! shivers along with Nightmare in the Backyard by Jeff Strand (Aug. 6, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7763-9), ages 10–14.

Sourcebooks Explore

Black Girl, Black Girl by Ali Kamanda and Jorge Redmond, illus. by Amanda Quartey (Sept. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7114-9), is a picture book about self-esteem for Black girls, drawing on the history of role models who came before them. Ages 3–7.

Dinosaurs in Space by Todd Sturgell (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-3627-8). A beleagured narrator tries to explain how an asteroid crash sent dinosaur bones into space, while the dinosaurs on the page interrupt and run wild. Ages 4–8.

Gifts from the Garbage Truck: A True Story About the Things We (Don’t) Throw Away by Andrew Larsen, illus. by Oriol Vidal (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-8351-7), spotlights Nelson Molina, a garbage truck driver in New York City who saved items from the trash for his museum. Ages 4–8.

Katie, Big and Strong: The True Story of the Mighty Woman Who Could Lift Anything by Jennifer Cooper, illus. by Jen White (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-6781-4), introduces Katie Sandwina, a circus strongwoman who broke records and fought for women’s suffrage. Ages 4–8.

Stomp, Soar, Dino Roar by Max Amato and Brendan McAuliffe (Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-8981-6). Terri the Triceratops explores her world and all of its sounds. Ages 4–8.

A Stray Dog for Christmas: How Suzy Was Adopted by Jack Jokinen, illus. by Wendy Tan (Sept. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-8392-0), shares the viral true story of how Jokinen and his family adopted a stray dog who wandered into their house right before Christmas. Ages 4–8.

Baby Animals Trying: A Celebration of First Moments by Aimee Reid, illus. by Sebastien Braun (Aug. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7543-7). Baby animals meet important milestones in this fact-filled celebration of first moments. Ages 8–12.

A Kid’s Guide to the Night Sky: Simple Ways to Explore the Universe by John Read (Oct. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4642-3107-0) is an easy-to-use stargazing guide. Ages 8–12.


My First Learn-to-Talk Books adds The I Can Say Goodnight! Book by Stephanie Cohen, illus. by Lindsay Dale-Scott (Oct. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-7282-9155-0), ages up to 4. Inspiring Quotes from Children’s Classics, featuring words from historical and contemporary kids’ books, kicks off with Inspiring Quotes from Children’s Classics by Annie Sarac, illus. by Ruth Burrows (Oct. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-8647-1), ages 4–12. And Fearless Firsts, a series of middle-grade biography collections, leads off with Athletes Who Changed the Game by James Buckley Jr. and Ellen Labrecque, illus. by Steffi Walthall (Aug. 6, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7506-2), ages 8–14.

Sourcebooks Fire

All the Jingle Ladies by Beth Garrod (Oct. 4, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-4900-1). In this rom-com, the cheesy Christmas song Molly’s parents released 10 years ago, featuring Molly as a cute elf, is now on the soundtrack of the hottest new holiday movie. Ages 13–18.

A Family of Killers by Bryce Moore (Aug. 6, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-9333-2). Seventeen-year-old Warren travels to Kansas looking for his missing father and encounters America’s first serial killer family. Ages 14–18.

Getting Away with Murder by Kathryn Foxfield (Nov. 5, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-7891-9). While working at a high-tech escape room, Saffron asks the escape room AI which high school stereotype would last in a real-life game of Sole Survivor, and the AI decides to test her theory for real. Ages 14–18.

No Place Left to Hide by Megan Lally (Jan. 1, $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-7014-2). Brooke tries her best to ignore the past incident on the beach, but a party on that same beach ends with her being chased by a truck that won’t leave her alone. Ages 14–18.

The Only Way Out by Sarah Daniels (Dec. 3, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-5815-7). Esther and Nik, architects of rebellion, reunite to rescue the stranded residents of the Arcadia ship in the conclusion to the Stranded duology. Ages 14–18.

Snow Drowned by Jennifer Lyle (Nov. 5, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-7094-4). When Gracie and Joseph find a body in the snow after a storm, they retreat to nearby Wescott Manor and discover the hidden history of Fall Island. Ages 14–18.

This Book Kills by Ravena Kaur Guron (Sept. 3, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-9690-6). Introverted scholarship student Jess crafts a short story about a murder in the woods, and days later, the most popular boy at school is found murdered in the same manner as Jess’s fictional character. Ages 14–18.

This Ravenous Fate by Hayley Dennings (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-9786-6) begins a decadent fantasy duology set in Jazz Age Harlem. Ages 14–18.

We Did Nothing Wrong by Hannah Jayne (Dec. 3, $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7282-6294-9). When Lia’s best friend disappears from her bed in the middle of the night, the girls’ tightly wound lives—and lies—begin to unravel. Ages 14–18.


Witch and Hunter by Sara Raasch
and Beth Revis gains The Fate of Magic
(Oct. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7755-4), ages 14–18.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Don’t Push the Button: Tons of Love by Bill Cotter (Jan. 1, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-7282-7715-8). Larry the purple monster tries to tell the reader not to push the button in this interactive story. Ages up to 3.

Don’t Disturb the Dragon! by Rhiannon Findlay, illus. by Siân Roberts (Dec. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4642-2746-2). The Princess must rescue her little brother without disturbing a nearby dragon. Ages 3–6.

The World Is Awaiting You by Marianne Richmond, illus. by Sally Garland (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-9152-9), relishes the cusp of a new beginning, when you are poised to bring all of your unique gifts to the world. Ages 3–7.

Hanukkah Pajamakkahs by Dara Henry, illus. by Olga Ivanov and Aleksey Ivanov (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-8457-6). Ruthie receives pajamakkahs for Hanukkah, and she loves them so much she refuses to take them off—for all eight nights. Ages 4–7.

Pasta! These Names Are Fun to Say by Felice Arena, illus. by Beatrice Cerocchi (Oct. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4642-1792-0), focuses on the fun-to-say names of 36 different pasta shapes. Ages 4–7.

A Mischief of Mice by Christie Matheson (Aug. 6, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7207-8). When a mischief of mice go missing, different groups of animals search the forest in this tale featuring collective nouns. Ages 4–8.

’Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore, illus. by Jane Chapman (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4642-2258-0). Chapman’s take on the classic Christmas poem adds bears. Ages 4–8.


A Squirrel & Bird Book by Alice Hemming, illus. by Nicola Slater, ramps up with The Snow Thief (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4642-2678-6), ages 4–8.

Sourcebooks Wonderland


How to Catch by Alice Walstead, illus. by Joel Selby and Ashley Selby, builds with My First How to Catch the Sandman (Sept. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-7282-9565-7), ages up to 3; and How to Catch a Groundhog by Walstead, illus. by Emma Gillette and Andy Elkerton (Dec. 10, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-9303-5), ages 4–10. The latest Punderland books by Rose Rossner, illus. by Kathryn Selbert, are I Love You a Bunch! (Dec. 3, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4642-2292-4) and I Love You a Ho-Ho Lot! (Sept. 3, $12.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-7282-9797-2), ages up to 3. Squishy Sounds, board books with squishy sound buttons, ramps up with Laughing Babies (Aug. 1, $15.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4642-1682-4) and Spooky Sounds (Aug. 1, $15.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4642-1768-5), both illus. by Louise Anglicas, ages up to 4. New Sesame Street Scribbles titles by Sesame Workshop and Erin Guendelsberger are 100 Words from the Street: Words to Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder, illus. by Barry Goldberg (Oct. 3, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-6553-7); Elmo Gives Thanks, illus. by Ernie Kwiat (Aug. 6, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-7883-4), and I Love to Watch You Grow!, illus. by Marybeth Nelson (Dec. 3, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-8644-0), ages 3–7. Snap & Snuggle issues An Arctic Adventure: My Cuddly Reindeer, illus. by Sarah Wade and Zhanna Mendel (Oct. 1, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4642-2984-8), and Dino-Mite Friends: My Cuddly Dinosaur, illus. by Wade (Jan. 7, $16.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4642-2985-5), ages 3–7. And Little Orange Pumpkin by Erin Guendelsberger, illus. by Jennifer Zivoin (Aug. 6, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-7282-8959-5) joins Little Heroes, Big Hearts, ages 4–8.



Boys of Tommen by Chloe Walsh continues with Claiming 10 (Aug. 1, $15.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4642-1608-4), ages 16–18.


Little Egg: An Eggcellent Book of Emotions, illus. by Kat Uno (Oct. 1, $9.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-7282-9600-5). Little Egg presents basic emotions to young readers and assures them that it is normal to feel confused about feelings. Ages up to 4.

When Grandmas Cook: In the Kitchen with Grandmas, Nonnas, and Abuelas by Margot Mustich, illus. by Alette Straathof (Nov. 5, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-7282-9769-9), invites readers into the kitchens of grandmothers around the globe while celebrating the love children have for their own grandmas. Ages up to 4.

The St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet by Liz Saunders, illus. by Lindsay Dale-Scott (Dec. 2, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4642-1799-9), is an alphabet board book based on St. Patrick’s Day and Irish culture. Ages 3–6.


High-Contrast Books expands with Holly Jolly! A High-Contrast Christmas Book, illus. by Jannie Ho (Sept. 3, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-4642-2382-2), ages up to 2. And Terra Babies at Home presents My First Book About Water, illus. by Åsa Gilland (Nov. 5, $8.99 board book, ISBN 978-1-7282-9596-1), ages up to 4.

Starry Forest/Little Hero


You Are Here! by Greg Paprocki, introducing national parks of the U.S., launches with Zion National Park (Aug. 27, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-946000-68-2), ages 4–8.


Animal Friends: Hello, Dogs! (Aug. 20, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-63586-776-3) features photos of many different breeds, tips for greeting and understanding dogs, fun facts about tails, and includes 50 stickers with a fold-out “I spotted this dog” log page. Ages 4–8.

Plant Pets: 27 Cool Houseplants to Grow and Love by Beatrice Boggs Allen and Belle Boggs (Aug. 27, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63586-767-1). Ten-year-old Beatrice Boggs Allen (along with her mother, Belle Boggs) introduces the 27 easiest and most fascinating houseplants that any kid can grow indoors. Ages 7–10.

Herbal Activities for Kids: 50 Nature Crafts, Recipes, and Garden Projects by Molly Meehan Brown (Aug. 6, $18.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-63586-584-4) showcases the fun of working and playing with herbs. Ages 7–11.

The Tinkering Workshop: Explore, Invent & Build with Everyday Materials; 100 Creative Steam Projects by Ryan Jenkins (Oct. 15, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-63586-751-0; $19.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-63586-809-8). Makerspace educator Jenkins inspires kids to be creative with 100 inventive tinkering projects that illustrate the principles of science, encourage experimentation and discovery, and sharpen STEAM skills. Ages 8–12.

World of Rot: Learn All About the Wriggly, Slimy, Super-Cool Decomposers We Couldn’t Live Without by Britt Crow-Miller, illus. by Bruno Valasse (Sept. 3, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-63586-669-8), takes readers on a deep dive into the process of decay, from the science behind it to an up-close look at the organisms that do the dirty work to make our planet livable. Ages 9–12.


Tattoos That Teach gains Wild, Wonderful Tattoo Woodland Animals (Nov. 5, $8.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-63586-800-5), ages 4 and up.


Where Did the Bible Come From? by Amy Houts, illus. by Sara Nicely (Jan. 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-63819-192-6), offers details on the history of the Bible. Ages 8–12.


Interactive Explorer adds The Interactive New Testament by Ryan G. Van Cleave and David Miles, illus. by Juliana Eigner (Aug. 6, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-63819-209-1), teaches kids about the life, parables, and the miracles of Jesus in an interactive novelty format. Ages 8–12.


West Hollywood Monster Squad by Sina Grace, illus. by Bradley Clayton (Jan. 28, $17.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-4197-6483-7). A group of high schoolers get more than they bargained for when the drag show they’re attending is attacked by monsters in this YA graphic novel. Ages 14–18.

Sweet Cherry

Ho Ho Ho!A Pirate’s Christmas for Me by Red, illus. by Jack Button (Sept. 24, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-80263-473-0) offers a Santa Claus origin story—with a pirate twist. Ages 3–5.


The Creepy Classics Children’s Collection welcomes Frankenstein by Gemma Barder, illus. by Nick Moffat (Sept. 24, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-80263-477-8), ages 7–9. The Easy Children’s Classics Collection grows with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Barder, illus. by Archina Laezza (Sept. 24, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-80263-478-5), ages 7–9. Gruesomely Good and Monstrously Misunderstood greets When Frankie Made a Human by Rachel Delahye, illus. by Maïté Schmitt (Sept. 24, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78226-906-9), ages 7–9. Joining Tales of Medieval England is Secret in the Tower by Andrew Beattie, illus. by Elena Dall’Aglio (Sept. 24, $8.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-80263-483-9), ages 7–9.

Sweet Cherry/Every Cherry


Accessible All-Time Rebus Classics picks up Moby Dick by Gemma Barder, illus. by Ariana Bellucci (Oct. 29, $7.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-80263-040-4), ages 7–9. And Easier Classics rounds up The Hound of the Baskervilles by Stephanie Baudet, illus. by Bellucci, ages 7–9.

Return to main feature.