Christmas Story Board Book by Heather Amery ($5.95) retells this story for infants. (18 mos.-up)

Everyday Words by Jo Litchfield ($12.95). This word book is also available in French, German and Spanish editions. (3-up)

Big Pig on a Dig and Ted in a Red Bed by Jenny Tyler ($7.95 each). Tales with phonics-based texts. (3-up)

Christmas Activities by Ray Gibson and Fiona Watt ($8.95). Holiday projects and stickers. (4-up)

Ancient World by Fiona Chandler and Medieval World by Jane Bingham ($21.95 each). These histories include timelines and maps. (8-up)

Series: Farmyard Tales introduces The Old Steam Train, Rusty™s Train Ride and Woolly Stops the Train by Heather Amery ($4.95 each, 3-up). And Animal Homes and Bugs and Slugs by Judy Tatchell launch Lift-the-Flap Learners ($8.95 each, 3-up).


At Break of Day by Nikki Grimes, illus. by Paul Morin ($17), retells the story of creation. (All ages)

A Bird or Two by Bijou LeTord ($17) introduces the life and work of Henri Matisse. (4-8)

The Not-So-Wise Man by Alan MacDonald, illus. by Andrew Rowland ($15). Ashtar fails to recognize the significance of the first Christmas as events unfold around him. (4-9)

Grandpa's Soup by Eiko Kadono, illus. by Satomi Ichikawa ($16). After Grandma™s death, Grandpa finds a way to carry on. (4-up)

Tale of the Heaven Tree by Mary Joslin, illus. by Meilo So ($16). A girl discovers the secret of redemption. (4-up)

Paperback Reprints: Only a Star by Margery Facklam, illus. by Nancy Carpenter ($7.50, 3-8); Forgive the River, Forgive the Sky by Gloria Whelan and A Traitor Among Us by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk ($6 each, 9-14); and Masada: The Last Fortress by Gloria Miklowitz ($7, 12-up).


The Children™s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Heaven by Anita Ganeri ($19.95) examines the concept of heaven in various cultures. (All ages)

Little Tree by e.e. cummings, illus. by Mary Claire Smith ($16.95). A newly illustrated edition of this Christmas p m. (3-up)

Song Quest by Katherine Roberts ($16.95) is a fantasy featuring characters who have special powers. (10-up)


Pig Tales by Kate Tym ($4.95) collects true stories about kids and their relationships with animals. (7-up)

Do You Believe in Ghosts? by John Sutton ($4.95) offers stories and facts about the supernatural. (8-up)

Best Friend: A Special Book of True Friendship! by Poppy Bloom ($4.95). A compendium of stories, tips and quizzes. (8-up)

Time Capsule by Moira Butterfield ($8.95) includes a time capsule, stickers and map. (8-up)

Weird Creatures Encyclopedia by Andrew Donkin ($6.95) is a guide to weird creatures, from Bigfoot to zombies. (8-up)

Lost & Found at Christmas by Caroline Grimshaw ($5.95) compiles true stories of sadness turned to joy at Christmas. (9-up)

The Element Pocket Encyclopedia of Mind, Body, Spirit & Earth by Joanna Crosse ($8.95). A reference guide to the world™s mysteries. (9-up)

What Every Girl Should Know: An A to Z of Health - From Allergies to Zits! by Dr. Dave Bull ($5.95). A guide to pre-teen health. (9-up)

Mega-Mouth Discovered! Real-Life Monsters, Myths and Future Animals by James Stazzer ($4.95) describes creatures that have recently been discovered and speculates about future ones. (9-up)

Kid Mail!: For Cool, Customized E-mail Fun ($13.99). This kit includes a CD-ROM that lets kids design their e-mail. (9-up)

The Secret Side of You: A Fun Guide to Your Star Signs, Dreams, Lucky Numbers and More! by Jason Page ($5.95) covers numerology, dream interpretation, handwriting analysis, etc. (9-up)

My TV™s Alive! Real-Life Robots, Future Computers and Clones by James Stazzer ($4.95) looks into the cyber future. (9-up)

Totally You! Every Girl™s Guide to Looking Good and Feeling Great! by Kate Tym ($4.95) offers do-it-yourself skin and body treatments, style tips and more. (10-up)

Paperback Reprint:

When All the World™s Asleep: A Children™s Book of P ms, Prayers and Meditaions , compiled by Liz Attenborough ($10.95, all ages).


The Huckabuck Family and How They Raised Popcorn in Nebraska and Quit and Came Back by Carl Sandburg, illus. by David Small ($16). This classic Rootabaga tale, newly illustrated. (All ages)

Discovery by Josephy Brodsky, illus. by Vladimir Radunsky ($16). A never-before published p m, with collage art. (All ages)

The Collector of Moments by Quint Buchholz, trans. by Peter F. Neumeyer ($18) is a portrait of an artist. (All ages)

Boswell Wide Awake by Alexandra Day ($15). A bear must make sure everyone is safely asleep. (2-6)

This Train by Paul Collicutt ($15). A concept book focusing on trains. (2-7)

Where D s J Go? by Tracey Campbell Pearson ($16). Every fall, J closes his snack bar to tend to his job at the North Pole. (3-7)

The Great Escape from City Zoo by Tohby Riddle ($16). Four animals escape from the zoo. (3-up)

Among the Odds & Evens by Priscilla Turner, illus. by Whitney Turner ($16) is a follow-up to The War Between the Vowels and the Consonants. (4-8)

Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper ($15). Three friends try to make soup. (4-8)

Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon by Jeannine Atkins, illus. by Michael Dooling ($16), tells of the girl who found the first intact skeleton of an extinct animal. (5-up)

Selkie by Gillian McClure ($16). A boy discovers a selkie who saves him. (5-8)

A Boy Named Giotto by Paolo Guarnieri, trans. by Jonathan Galassi, illus. by Bimba Landmann ($17), presents this pre-Renaissance painter as a child. (5-up)

Gator Aid by Jane Cutler, illus. by Tracey Cambell Pearson ($16), is the third tale about the Fraser brothers. (7-10)

An Old Shell: P ms of the Galápagos by Tony Johnston, illus. by Tom Pohrt ($15), collects p ms celebrating these islands. (7-up)

You ' re a Brave Man , Julius Zimmerman by Claudia Mills ($16) is a sequel to Losers, Inc. (8-12)

Soldier Mom by Alice Mead ($16). A single parent is called to serve in the Persian Gulf War. (8-12)

Jack on the Tracks: Four Seasons of Fifth Grade by Jack Gantos ($16) is a prequel to Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade. (10-up)

Man of the Family by Kathleen Karr ($16). This story of Hungarian immigrants who own a New Jersey chicken farm is based on the author™s own family. (10-up)

Francie by Karen English ($16) offers a portrait of life in the pre-Civil Rights era South. (10-up)

The Year They Burned the Books by Nancy Garden ($17). Students try to stop the banning of their sex-ed curriculum. (12-up)

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson ($16). A high school girl learns to speak up for herself. (12-up)


Cat and Mouse in the Snow by Tomek Bogacki ($16). These characters return for a snow adventure. (3-5)

Don ' t Make Me Laugh by James Stevenson ($16). Animals star in vignettes aimed at making kids defy the title. (3-6)

Pauline by Georg Hallensleben ($16). A small creature rescues her elephant friend. (3-6)

Howie Bowles, Secret Agent by Kate Banks, illus. by Isaac Millman ($15). A boy takes on an unexpected identity at his new school. (6-8)

My Her s, My People: African-Americans and Native Americans in the West by Morgan Monceaux with Ruth Katcher, illus. by Monceaux ($18), offers a multicultural look at the West. (10-up)

Me and Rupert Goody by Barbara O™Connor ($15). A Southern girl encount}ers some unexpected events. (10-up)


Paperbacks in Spanish: El tesoro (The Treasure) by Uri Shulevitz, illus. by Maria Negroni ($5.95, all ages); and Siempre puede ser peor (It Could Always Be Worse) by Margot Zemach, trans. by Aída Marcuse ($6.95, 4-8).


Benny™s Had Enough! by Barbro Lindren, trans. by Elisabeth Kallick Dyssegaard, illus. by Olof Landström ($14). A pig runs away from home. (2-5)

Do You Know Pippi Longstocking? by Astrid Lindgren, trans. by Elisabeth Kallick Dyssegaard, illus. by Ingrid Nyman ($9.95), is a picture book featuring this heroine. (3-up)

Vendela in Venice by Christina Björk, trans. by Patricia Crampton, illus. by Inga-Karin Eriksson ($19.95), recounts a girl™s trip to Venice. (10-up)


Paperback Reprints: The Library by Sarah Stewart, illus. by David Small ($5.95, all ages); Georgie and Georgie and the Robbers by Robert Bright; and The Halloween House by Erica Silverman, illus. by Jon Agee ($4.95 each, 3-up); The War Between the Vowels and the Consonants by Priscilla Turner, illus. by Whitney Turner ($4.95, 4-8); Fabulous Beasts by Alison Lurie, illus. by Monika Beisner ($6.95, 6-up); The Silver Balloon by Susan Bonners; and Old People, Frogs, and Albert by Nancy Hope Wilson, illus. by Marcy Ramsey ($4.95 each, 7-9); Beethoven in Paradise by Barbara O™Connor ($4.95, 10-13); and Jack's Black Book by Jack Gantos ($4.95, 10-up).


Dressing George by Paul George ($9.95) includes a magnetic page and clothes so that readers can dress George. (2-4)

There ' s a Mouse in My House! by Sheree Fitch, illus. by Leslie Watts ($15.95, paper $6.95). A boy grants a mouse three wishes. (4-6)

Arctic Alphabet: Exploring the North from A to Z by Wayne Lynch ($19.95, paper $6.95) is an alphabet book introducing Arctic objects. (7-10)

The Figure Skating School by Debbi Wilkes ($19.95, paper $12.95) presents a history and techniques of this sport. (8-14)

The Ballet Book: The Young Performer ' s Guide to Classical Dance by The National Ballet School ($19.95, paper $12.95). Photos illustrate this look at ballet. (8-up)

Penguins! by Wayne Lynch ($19.95, paper $9.95) focuses on these birds. (9-up)

Series: Pop It in the Pocket introduces Animals and Things That Go by Sue Hendra ($9.95 each, 1-3). I Want to Be adds I Want to Be a Cowboy, I Want to Be a Firefighter and I Want to Be a Pilot ($14.95 each, paper $3.95, 4-7). And The Tempest by Lois Burdett joins Shakespeare Can Be Fun! ($19.95, paper $8.95, 7-up).

Paperback Reprint: A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore, illus. by Kim Fernandes ($5.99, all ages).


The Much Too Loved Quilt by Rachel Waterstone, illus. by Marnie Webster ($13.95). Students make a quilt as a class project. (4-9)


On the Stairs by Julie Hofstrand Larios, illus. by Mary Hofstrand Cornish ($15.95). Two mice invent a game. (1-6)

My Daddy by Susan Paradis ($8.95). In this board book, a boy sees the everyday actions of his father as heroic. (2-6)

The Copper Elephant by Adam Rapp ($16.95). Friends help a girl survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. (12-up)


The Boy Trap by Nancy Matson, illus. by Michael Chesworth ($14.95). Emma sets out to prove that girls are better than boys. (8-12)

Running on Eggs by Anna Levine ($15.95) tells of the friendship between a Palestinian and an Israeli girl. (10-14)

Eleanor Hill by Lisa Williams Kline ($15.95) centers on a girl growing up on the North Carolina coast in 1910. (12-up)


Lily and Trooper ' s Fall and Lily and Trooper's Winter by Jung-Hee Spetter ($8.95 each). A girl and her dog return in these volumes about enjoying the seasons. (1-6)

Bear ' s Eggs by Ingrid and Dieter Schubert ($15.95). A bear and a hedgehog help orphaned goslings. (4-8)



Earth ' s Daughters: Stories of Women in Classical Mythology by Betty Bonham Lies ($16.95) collects more than 60 stories. (10-up)


Series:Talking Pages Plus launches with The World of Animals and A Day at the Harbor ($12.95 each, 3-up). Talking Pages Picture Books starts up with On the Go!, Zoo Animals, Colors and Construction Site ($7.95 each, 3-up). Talking Pages Prayer Books kicks off with Good Night, God and All God's Things ($7.95 each, 3-up). Look, Listen & Learn begins with Crazy Driver, Food Fun, Learning the Body and What An Animal! ($14.95 each, 3-up); and five new NASCAR Track Sounds titles ($9.95 each, 5-up).

Paperback Series:NASCAR Stats and Standings launches with four titles ($5.95, 5-up).


A Fun Book of Olympic Trivia: A-Z!: Including the 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah! by Carole Marsh ($29.95, $19.95 paper) compiles the history of the Olympics with facts about the 2002 games. (All Ages)

The First Woman President -- Of the United States of America!: When Will We Get

One? Who Will It Be?! by Carole Marsh ($29.95, $19.95 paper) tells about the20 women who have run for the presidency, current hopefuls and more. (All ages)

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse for Kids! -- Including the Big Move of 1999 by Carole Marsh ($29.95, $19.95 paper) includes history, photos, statistics of this structure. (All ages)

The Virginia Experiences! by Carole Marsh ($24.95, $14.95 paper) collects geography, economics, legend and lore of Virginia (All ages)


Prayers from a Child's Heart by Joni Eareckson Tada ($14.99) offers prayers and a lesson on how to pray. (4-7)

T reasury of Christian Classics for Children, Volume One . ($14.99) collects stories that teach lessons about faith, virtue and character. (4-11)


Marguerite Makes a Book by Bruce Robertson, illus. by Kathryn Hewitt ($18.95). In Paris in the 1400s, a girl helps her father complete a book of hours for his patron. (8-up)

Bright-Eyed Athena: Stories from Ancient Greece by Richard Woff ($12.95) collects eight myths. (10-up)

Exploring World Art by Andrea Belloli ($24.95) is a thematic examination of art through the ages. (10-up)


Why Are You Calling Me a Barbarian? by Birgitta Petrén and Elisabetta Putini, trans. by Mary Becker, illus. by Lara Artone and Monica Barsotti ($17.95), tells of an unlikely friendship between the son of a merchant and a Roman slave girl in the third century. (10-up)


Bullfrog Pops! by Rick Walton, illus. by Chris McAllister ($15.95), is a sequel to Once There Was a Bull...(frog). (4-8)


Make Something Ugly...for a Change! by Dan Reeder ($17.95) is a guide to making "ugly" cloth and papier-mâche creations. (8-up)

Paperback Reprint: The Magic Boots by Scott Emerson and Howard Post, illus. by Post ($6.95, 4-8).


Series: Golden Pat the Bunny Playbooks include Pat the Christmas Bunny byEdith Kunhardt ($7.99, 1-3); and Pat the Bunny: Puppet Play Book, adapted from the lyrics of Lori Fischer ($9.99, 1-4). New Little Golden Treasures

Books are Jolly Barnyard by Annie North Bedford, illus. by Tibor Gergeley; and Ruth Krauss's I Can Fly by Ruth Krauss, illus. by Mary Blair ($5.99 each, 1-3). Golden Shaped Little Nugget Books gains Helping Holiday Handsand Santa from Head to T by Andrea Posner, illus. by DriArtworks ($3.99 each, 1-3). Joining Little Sturdy Pages Books are The Curious Kitten's First Christmas by Linda Hayward, illus. by Maggie Swanson; and Disney Babies: Come Play at the Park and Come Play at Home by Susan Breen, illus. by Fernando Guell ($4.99 each, 1-4). And My First Barbie Board Books greets My First Barbie: Counting Fun on the Farm by Diane Muldrow and Girls Can Do Anything by Melinda Lilly, both with photos by Mattel Photography Studio ($4.99 each, 1-6).

New Little Golden Storybooks are Little Critter: The School Play by Gina and Mercer Mayer, illus. by Mercer Mayer; and The Poky LittlePuppy: The Truth

About Kittens and Puppies, The Saggy Baggy Elephant: Lucky Ducks and Scuffy

the Tugboat: Big River Rescue , adapted by Naomi Kleinberg, illus. by DriArtworks, and Don Williams ($3.99 each, 2-5). Joining Animal Foam Books are Leap the Frog and Slimamander by Clifford Medney, illus. by Andrew Murphy ($9.99 each, 2-5) Beginner's Bible Box by James Leininger is a new

Golden Bible Block and Book Set ($6.99, 2-5). Golden Door Hanger Books adds Animal Songs by Edward Lear and Nursery Songs, both illus. by Tracy Moroney ($7.99 each, 2-5). My Favorite Storybooks welcomes Bear, Elephant, Hippo and Lion , illus. by David Kindfield ($7.99 each, 2-5). And Character Books gains Scary Scary Monsters: Norbert Is Nosy and Shooby Is Short by Ellen Weiss; and Smooch Is a Smoocher by Kiki Thorpe and Zulu Is Zany by Janelle Cherrington, all illus. by Larry DiFiore ($4.99 each, 3-7). A new Little Golden Book is The Christmas Story by Jane Werner, illus. by Eloise Wilkin ($2.29, 3-7). Golden Family Storytime Books continues with Noah's Ark by Mary Jane Auch, Pantaloon by Kathryn Jackson, illus. by Leonard Weisgard; Snow by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace; and Little Boy with a Big Horn by Jack Bechdolt, illus. by Aurelius Battaglia ($9.95 each, 3-7). New

Golden Books Classics are Golden Books of Fairy Tales, trans. by Marie Ponsot, illus. by Adrienne Ségur ($19.95, 3-8); and Golden Books of Fun and Nonsense by Louis Untermeyer, illus. by Alice and Martin Provensen ($16.95, 3-8). Joining Disney's Busy Packs are Mickey's Wild and Wacky Weather, Donald's Money Madness and Fun Around the Clock with Goofy ($6.99 each, 4-6). Golden Psalms Books adds The Greatest Name on Earth and Why Should I Be Afraid? by J l Anderson, illus. by Anderson and Kristi Carter ($9.95 each, 4-8). Golden Hardcover Books introduces The Big Golden Book of Spaceby David Glover, illus. by B. Corely, D. Gutteridge, et al. ($12.99, 7-11). And new Barbie Designs by Me Books are Barbie Gorgeous Glamour Outfits and Barbie Super Sporty Outfits , illus. by Susan Tom-Nellis ($14.99 each, 8-up). Paperback Series: Super Shape Books gains Pooh: Just Be Nice and Not Too Rough by Eleanor Fremont, illus. by Darrell Baker; Pooh: Just Be Nice to Your Little Friends by Caroline Kenneth, illus. by Phil Ortiz and Josie Yee; Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear: Space Ranger and Woody's Roundup by Diane Muldrow ($3.29 each, 3-5); and Don't Go Up on Haunted Hill... Or Else! by I.K. Swobud, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell ($3.29, 4-9). New Look-Look Books are Barbie: Amazing Athletes: Ice Skating Dreams by Diane Muldrow and Shooting Hoops by Sue Macy; and Toy Story 2 by Eric Suben ($3.29 each, 3-8); and Doug: Money Madness and Trading Places, adapted by Ronald Kidd, illus. by J. Jordan, M. Zodorozny, M. Katin, et al. ($3.29 each, 5-8). And joining

Non-Fiction Look-Look Books are Frogs and Whales ($3.29 each, 4-7).

Road to Writing rolls out with six titles by Sarah Albee: Super Me!, illus.by Genevieve Leloup; and Cool School, illus. by Lynne Cravath ($3.99 each, mile 1); Boo!, illus. by Gary Baseman; and Road Trip, illus. by Liisa Chauncy Guida ($3.99 each, mile 2); and Monkey Business, illus. by John Manders; and Sports Shorts, illus. by Mike Lester ($3.99 each, mile 3). Road

to Reading Books rolls on with City Cats, Country Cats by Barbara Shook Hazen, illus. by Pam Paparone; I Like Bugs by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by G. Brian Karas; and Pig Picnic by Patricia Hubbell, illus. by Nadine Bernard Westcott ($3.99 each, mile 1); Fox Trot by Molly Coxe; Little Critter Sleeps Over by Mercer Mayer; and Scary, Scary Monsters: New Friend, Blue Friend by Ellen Weiss, illus. by Larry DiFiori ($3.99 each, mile 2); and Barbie.com: Kitty's Surprise by Barbara Richards, illus. by S.I. International; and Dino-Roars by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Cynthia Fischer ($3.99 each, mile 3). Generation Girl by Melanie Stewart starts up with nine titles, including New York, Here We Come!, Bending the Rules, Pushing the Limits, Singing Sensation, Picture Perfect and The Real Deal ($3.99 each, 7-10). And

Totally Amazing Books gains Insects and Plants ($5.99 each, 7-11).


Prayers by Children: In Their Own Words , collected by the editors of Good Books ($7.95). Original prayers created by children. (All ages)


Sleepytime Rhyme by Remy Charlip ($16) offers a bedtime song. (All ages)

The Baby's Word Book by Sam Williams ($9.95) is a board book featuring babies and objects that surround them. (All ages)

Long Ago Yesterday by Anne Rockwell ($16) collects 10 adventure tales. (2-up)

Let's Count by Tana Hoban ($16) provides an introduction to arithmetic. (2-up)

Oh! by Kevin Henkes, illus. by Laura Dronzek ($15). Animal friends play in the snow. (2-up)

Ship Ahoy! by Peter Sís ($14.95). A boy becomes captain of various ships. (3-up)

Mama Talks Too Much by Marisabina Russo ($16). Celeste thinks her mother spends too much time chatting. (4-up)

A High, Low, Near, Far, Loud, Quiet Story by Nina Crews ($16) celebrates opposites. (4-up)

When Will Sarah Come? by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard, illus. by Nina Crews ($16). A boy can't wait for his older sister to come home from school. (4-up)

Lizard's Home by George Shannon, illus. by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey ($16). Snake takes over Lizard's rock. (4-up)

Earthdance by Lynn Reiser ($16). Will Terra's astronaut mother return from space in time for the school play? (5-up)

Kindle Me a Riddle: A Pioneer Story by Roberta Karim, illus. by Bethanne Andersen ($16), rounds up riddles that reveal historical facts. (5-up)

Winter Eyes by Douglas Florian ($16) collects 28 p ms about winter. (5-up)

Ogres! Ogres! Ogres! A Feasting Frenzy from A to Z by Nicholas Heller, illus. by Jos. A. Smith ($16). Hungry ogres eat their way through the alphabet. (5-up)

Serefina Under the Circumstances by Phyllis Theroux, illus. by Marjorie Priceman ($16). Can Serefina keep secret her brother's surprise party? (5-up)

How Many Candles? by Helen V. Griffith, illus. by Sonja Lamut ($16), features the animal duo from Alex and the Cat. (5-up)

King Solomon and His Magic Ring by Elie Wiesel, illus. by Mark Podwal ($16), retells 20 stories about Solomon. (5-up)

The Gargoyle on the Roof by Jack Prelutsky, illus. by Peter Sís ($16), offers 17 p ms illustrated with paintings. (6-up)

Amelia Bedelia 4 Mayor by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynn Sweat ($15). "A vote for me is a vote for Amelia Bedelia," vows this unlikely candidate. (6-up)

The Birthday Room by Kevin Henkes ($16). Will Ben's mother let him visit his estranged uncle? (10-up)

All Alone in the Universe by Lynne Rae Perkins ($16). This first novel centers on a lonely third-grade girl. (10-up)

The Garden of Eden Motel by Morse Hamilton ($16). In the early 1950s, a city boy summers on a farm. (10-up)

The Banished by Betty Levin ($16). A girl plays a key role in obtaining freedom for the exiled people of Starkland. (10-up)

Video by Karen Romano Young ($16). A stranger enters a girl's life. (12-up)

Believing Is Seeing by Diana Wynne Jones ($16). Seven tales transport readers to bizarre worlds. (12-up)


Paperback Series:Rookie Readers adds Bob's Vacation by Dana Meachen Rau;

Bubble Trouble by Joy Hulme, illus. by Mike Cressy; Chairs, Chairs, Chairs!

by Cynthia Cappetta, illus. by Rick Stromoski; Cowboy Up! by Larry Dane

Brimner, illus. by Susan Miller; Messy Bessey's Holidays by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, illus. by Dana Regan; and Raindrops by Brimner, illus. by David Brooks ($4.95 each, 5-7). Joining It's Science are All Kinds of Habitats, The Five Senses, Growing Up and You and Your Body by Sally Hewitt ($6.95 each, 5-8). Our Neighborhood welcomes Flying an Agricultural Plane with Mr. Miller, Mrs. Scott's Beautiful Art, Raising Cows on the K bels' Farm and The Zieglers and Their Apple Orchard by Alice Flanagan, photos by Romie Flanagan ($6.95 each, 6-7). New to Rookie Read-About Science are Arms and Legs and Other Limbs, Can You See the Wind?, Knowing About Noses, Our Living Forests, A Snail's Pace and The Wonder of a Waterfall by Allan Fowler ($4.95 each, 6-7). Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists gains Frida Kahlo by Mike Venezia; and Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers adds Vene zia's Johannes Brahms ($6.95 each, 8-9).

True Books: Animals swims on with six titles by Elaine Landau; and True

Books: Dinosaurs has six additions by Landau ($6.95 each, 8-10). True Books:

Geography: Countries visits Argentina and England by Michael Burgan, Ireland by Brendan January, Panama by Dana Meachen Rau and Saudi Arabia by Wende Fazio; and True Books: Space soars to Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto, Saturn and Uranus by Larry Dane Brimner ($6.95 each, 8-10). Arts and Crafts Skills continues with Calligraphy by Fiona Watt and Models by Keith Newell, both illus. by Linda Murray and Jeffrey Lewis ($6.95 each, 8-11). Sports Stars welcomes Grant Hill, Kordell Stewart, Mark McGwire and Mia Hamm by Mark Stewart ($5.95 each, 8-up). New Cornerstones of Freedom titles are The Battle for Iwo Jima by Tom McGowen, Mount Rushmore by Andrew Santella, Reconstruction by Brendan January and Valley Forge by R. Conrad Stein ($5.95 each, 9-11). Cities of the World jets to Madrid by Deborah Kent and Seattle by Stein ($9.95 each, 9-14). And Extraordinary Women of the American West by Judy Alter joins Extraordinary People ($16.95, 11-up).



Kids and Guns by Ted Schwarz ($9.95) explores pre-teen and teen violence. (12-17)

Kids Still Having Kids, Rev. Ed. by Janet Bode ($9.95). Teens share their personal experiences. (13-up)

Paperback Series: Machines at Work gains In the Supermarket and Under the Ground by Henry Pluckrose ($6.95 each, 5-7). New Look What Came From titles are Look What Came From France, Look What Came From Greece, Look What Came from India, Look What Came from Japan and Look What Came from Russia by Miles Harvey ($6.95 each, 7-9). Animals in Order greets Anteaters, Sloths and Armadillos by Ann Squire; Bats by Marlene Sway; Cicadas and Aphids, Perching Birds of North America and Turtles by Sara Swan Miller; and Land Predators of North America by Erin Pembrey Swan ($6.95 each, 8-10).

Straightforward Science introduces The Earth in Space, Light and Color, Magnetism and Plant Life by Peter Riley ($6.95 each, 8-10). Joining Science

of the Past are Science in Colonial America by Brendan January and Science of the Early Americas by Geraldine Wood ($8.95 each, 9-11). And new to Fast

Forward are Castle, Space Shuttle and Wonders of the World by Mark Bergin, Natural Disasters by Jenny Vaughan, Pyramid by Henrietta McCall and Rain Forest by Kathryn Senior ($9.95 each, 9-13). The African Cats by Geoffrey Saign joins First Books: Animals; Glaciers by Roy A. Gallant is new to First Books: Earth & Sky Science; and First Books:

Ecosystems gains Life in the Deep Sea by Elizabeth Tayntor Gowell and Tide Pools by Carmen Bredeson ($6.95 each, 9-up). Book Report Biographies welcomes Douglas MacArthur by Barbara Silberdick Feinberg, George Lucas by Christopher Rau and Dana Meachen Rau and Wayne Gretzky by Andrew Santella ($6.95 each, 11-13). Arthur Ashe by Martin Marvin joins Impact Biographies ($9.95, 12-up). Venture Books adds The History of Rockets by Ron Miller and Life Without Light by Melissa Stewart ($9.95 each, 12-up). And Rivers and Streams by Patricia Fink Martin is a new Exploring Ecosystems title ($6.95, 13-15).


Calling All Girls! A Superbook of 40 Super Activities by Emily Neye, illus. by Donata Montanari ($9.99), offers 40 projects, plus punch-out materials. (5-10)

Series: The Little Toot series moves on with Little Toot 60th Anniversary Collection , based on the character by Hardie Gramatky: Tub Time with Little Toot , illus. by Laurie Struck Long ($4.99, infant-3); Little Toot's Busy World: A Sticker Stories Book , illus. by Long ($4.99, 2-6); Little Toot: A Picture Puzzle Board Book by Gramatky, illus. by Larry Ross ($6.99, 3-6); Little Toot: The Classic Abridged Edition by Gramatky, illus. by Mark Burgess ($7.99, 4-8); and Little Toot and the Lighthouse: An All Aboard Book , concept by Linda Gramatky Smith, illus. by Mark Weber ($2.99 paper, 4-8).

Joining Illustrated Junior Library is Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Irving, illus. by Nenad Jakesevic ($15.99, all ages). Fuzzy Creatures and Halloween Treats by Tom Arma are new

Touch-and-Feel Books ($6.99 each, infant-2). And Poke and Look Learning

Books introduce Let's Look at Dinosaurs, Let's Look at Families, Let's Look at the Planets and Look Inside a Rainforest ($9.99 each, 4-8).


Y2Kids: A Guide to the Millennium by Jess Brallier, illus. by Larry Ross ($4.99), takes a look at the year 2000 and the concept of time. (8-12)

Paperback Series: Ruth Heller's Ancient Egypt and More Flowers join Designs

for Coloring ($4.99, all ages). Nature Sticker Stories gains Whales and Dolphins ; and Sticker Stories adds Airplanes, Cowboysand The Land of Unicorns ($4.99 each, 2-6). New to Sticker Stylesare Fairy Tale Princesses, Girls from America's Past, My Favorite Dolls and Pretty Ballerinas, illus. by Sylvia Walker ($4.99 each, 2-6). Glitter Tattoos sparkles on with Magi cal Creatures and The Secret Valentine ($3.99 each, 3-7); and Jewel Sticker

Stories adds Happy New Year 2000! ($3.99 each, 3-7). And Math Sticker

Stories introduces At the Bakery, Dress Up, Let's Go to the Carnival! and Pirates ($4.99 each, 3-7).

All Aboard Reading gains Bad Hair Day by Susan Hood, illus. by Joy Allen; and The Flying Horse: The Story of Pegasus by Jane Mason, illus by Susan Swan ($3.99 each, level 1); Egyptian Gods and Goddesses by Henry Baker, illus. by Jenny Williams; Giant Squid: Mystery of the Deep by Jennifer Dussling, illus. by Pamela Johnson; and Snake Hair: The Story of Medusa by Stephanie Spinner, illus. by Swan ($3.99 each, level 2); and In the Cage: Four Goalie Greats by S.A. Kramer; and Sammy Sosa: He's the Man by Laura Driscoll, both illus. by Ken Call ($3.99 each, level 3). And All Aboard

Books rolls on with All About Cats and Kittens and My First Train Trip by Emily Neye, photos by Elizabeth Hathon; Buzz the Little Seaplane by Wendy Cheyette Lewison, illus. by Anthony Lewis; and The Night Before Halloween by Natasha Wing, illus. by Cynthia Fisher ($2.99 each, 4-8). I Can Draw That, Too! by Robert Pierce joins Books and Stuff ($7.99, 4-8).

Eek! Stories to Make You Shriek continues with The Spooky Sleepover by Joan Holub, illus. by Cynthia Fisher; and Too Perfect by Deborah Heiligman, illus. by Deborah Kogan Ray ($3.99 each, 6-8). Dragon Slayers' Academy adds Wheel of Misfortune and Countdown to the Year 1000 by K.H. McMullan, illus. by Bill Basso ($3.99 each, 7-10). And The Zack Files gains Evil Queen Tut and the Great Ant Pyramids, How I Fixed the Year 1000 Problem and Yikes! Grandma's a Teenager by Dan Greenburg, illus. by Jack Davis ($3.99 each, 7-10).


A Spur for Christmas by Flo Baurys, illus. by Gerald Holmes ($16.95). A family of armadillos create their own Christmas tree in Texas. (5-7)

Twinkle Star and Mother Moon by Leola Watkins, illus. by Charmayne Bernhardt ($16.95). A tale that draws the line between innocent fun and broken promises. (5-7)

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