Who's That Sleeping on My Sofa?by Ruby Grossblatt, illus. by Sarah Kranz ($10.95). A child observes how his parents honor the command to welcome guests into their home. (3-7)


A Spirited Alphabet by Morgan Simone Daleo, illus. by Frank Riccio ($14.95). Letters of the alphabet are connected to concepts such as beauty, faith and spirit. (1-6)

The Coyote Bead by Gerald Hausman ($11.95). A retelling of a Navajo tale. (10-14)


No Matter What by Debi Gliori ($16) is a tale of unconditional love. (2-7)

Quack and Count by Keith Baker ($14). Seven ducklings teach addition. (2-7)

Sleepy Bears by Mem Fox, illus. by Kerry Argent ($16). Mother Bear convinces her not-so-sleepy cubs to go to bed. (3-6)

I Hate to Go to Bed! by Katie Davis ($14). A girl is determined to find out what she misses when she g s to sleep. (3-7)

Monster Math by Anne Miranda, illus. by Polly Powell ($16). One little monster plus 49 guests add up to birthday fun. (3-8)

Operation Ghost by Jacques Duquennoy ($13, paper $6) is a tale starring four friendly ghosts. (3-8)

Man Gave Names to All the Animals by Bob Dylan, illus. by Scott Menchin ($16). An illustrated version of a Dylan song. (3-10)

Cosmo Zooms by Arthur Howard ($15). Cosmo's life takes an unexpected turn when he naps on his skateboard. (4-8)

Yum! A Preston Pig Story by Colin McNaughton ($15). Preston returns to outwit Mr. Wolf once again. (4-8)

The Adventures of Jules & Gertie by Esther Pearl Watson ($16). Jules and her horse contend with greedy outlaws. (5-8)

A Picnic in October by Eve Bunting, illus. by Nancy Carpenter ($16), tells of a birthday celebration at the Statue of Liberty. (5-10)

Shadow Story by Nancy Willard, illus. by David Diaz ($17). A girl creates shadows to trick the evil Ooboo. (5-10)

A Symphony of Whales by Steve Schuch, illus. by Peter Sylvada ($16). The true story of villagers who saved trapped whales. (6-10)

Carnaval by George Ancona ($18, paper $9). A phot ssay on a celebration in Brazil. (6-10)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass: Boxed Set by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Sir John Tenniel ($34.95), features Tenniel's original black-and-white drawings printed in color. (8-up)

The Young Person's Guide to Shakespeare: Book-and-CD Set by Anita Ganeri ($25). An introduction to the Bard's work. (8-up)

There's a Dead Person Following My Sister Around by Vivian Vande Velde ($16). Three children are haunted by the ghosts of slavery. (10-up)

Good Night, Maman by Norma Fox Mazer ($16). Two siblings escape the Holocaust on a U.S.-bound ship. (10-up)

Wrango by Brian Burks ($16). A novel based on the life of George McJunkin, an African-American cowboy. (11-up)

Airfield by Jeanette Ingold ($17). A tale set in the early days of aviation. (12-up)

A Face in Every Window by Han Nolan ($16) centers on a troubled boy who learns to accept people as they are. (12-up)

The Coffin Quilt: The Feud Between the Hatfields and the McCoys by Ann Rinaldi ($16) is a novel based on the animosity between these families. (12-up)

Crusader by Edward Bloor ($17). A violent virtual reality game leads a teen to her mother's murderers. (12-up)

Series: Jackson Friends welcomes Pa Lia's First Day by Michelle Edwards ($14, 6-9). I Want to Be... gains I Want to Be a Firefighter by Stephanie Maze ($18, paper $9, 8-12). And Jane Yolen's Tartan Magic adds The Pictish Child ($15, 8-up).

SeriesReissues: Harcourt Brace Young Classics reissues Magic or Not?, Seven-Day Magic and The Well-Wishers by Edward Eager ($17 each, Odyssey Classic paperback edition $6, 8-12).

Paperback Reprint: Armageddon Summer by Jane Yolen and Bruce Coville ($6, 12-up).

Paperback Series Reprints: Mr. Putter & Tabby adds Mr. Putter & Tabby Toot the Horn by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard ($5.95, 5-8). New Andy Russell reprints are The Many Troubles of Andy Russell and Andy and Tamika by David A. Adler, illus. by Will Hillenbrand ($4.95 each, 7-10). And I Want to Be... continues with I Want to Be a Dancer and I Want to Be an Engineer by Stephanie Maze ($9 each, 8-12).


Hush, Little Baby: A Folk Song with Pictures by Marla Frazee ($15) is a new interpretation of this lullaby. (All ages)

The Night Before Christmas: A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Max Grover ($16). New art gives this p m a surprise ending. (All ages)

Rabbit Pirates: A Tale of the Spinach Main by Judy Cox, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully ($16), tells of two reformed rabbit pirates and a ravenous fox. (4-8)

Aesop's Fox by Aki Sogabe ($16). A retelling of eight fables, with cut-paper art. (5-8)

All by Herself by Ann Whitford Paul, illus. by Michael Steirnagle ($17), profiles 14 brave young women. (6-9)

Paperback Reprint: One More River to Cross: An African American Photograph Album by Walter Dean Myers ($18, all ages).


The Fox and the Stork by Gerald McDermott ($10.95, paper $3.95). Stork teaches Fox about friendship. (6-8)

I Wonder by Tana Hoban ($10.95, paper $3.95) recounts a walk in the park. (6-8)

The Very Boastful Kangaroo by Bernard Most ($10.95, paper $3.95). The littlest kangaroo out-jumps a boastful one. (6-8)

A Bed Full of Cats by Holly Keller ($10.95, paper $3.95). Can anything replace Lee's missing cat? (6-8)

The Chick That Wouldn't Hatch by Claire Daniel, illus. by Lisa Campbell Ernst ($10.95, paper $3.95). A stubborn chick, still in its eggshell, takes a wild ride. (6-8)


Down by the Station by Will Hillenbrand ($15) illustrates this song with new art. (3-6)

The Dancing Pig by Judy Sierra, illus. by Jesse Sweetwater ($16), is a Balinese version of 'Hansel and Gretel.' (4-8)

A Is For...? A Photographer's Alphabet of Animals by Henry Horenstein ($16) presents photographic animal puzzles. (5-up)

Trickster and the Fainting Birds by Howard Norman, illus. by Tom Pohrt ($20). Tales of an Algonquian trickster. (8-up)

The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe by Roland Smith ($17) views this expedition through the eyes of a dog. (10-up)

Mary, Bloody Mary by Carolyn Meyer ($16) recounts the childhood of Mary Tudor. (11-up)

Series:Andy Russell returns in School Trouble for Andy Russell by David A. Adler, illus. by Will Hillenbrand ($14, 7-10).


Paperback Reprints: Fire Arrow: The Second Song of Eirren by Edith Pattou ($6, 10-up); and The Owl Service by Alan Garner ($6, 12-up).


Hey Diddle Diddle and Rock-a-Bye Baby by Jeannette Winter ($4.95 each) are board-book nursery tales. (6 mos.-3 yrs.)

Hide and Snake by Keith Baker ($5.95). A board book starring a hiding snake. (1-3)

Counting Cows by Woody Jackson ($5.95) counts down from 10 to one. (1-3)

Series: Mick Inkpen's Kipper stars in four board books: Kipper's Book of Colors, Kipper's Book of Numbers, Kipper's Book of Opposites and Kipper's Book of Weather ($4.95 each, 1-3); four Little Kippers paperback storybooks: Arnold, Honk!, Sandcastle and Splosh! ($4.95 each, 2-6); and two paperback picture books: Kipper and Kipper's Snowy Day ($5.95 each, 3-7).


A Beasty Story by Bill Martin Jr. and Steven Kellogg, illus. by Steven Kellogg ($16), presents a ghoulish tale. (3-7)

Auntie Claus by Elise Primavera ($16). Sophie Kringle is determined to find what's behind her aunt's mysterious ways. (4-8)

Grandfather's Christmas Tree by Keith Strand, illus. by Thomas Locker ($16). A Christmas miracle saves a family. (4-8)

Hercules by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Raul ColA3n ($16), tells the story of this courageous hero. (5-9)

Series:Young American Voices greets Emma's Journal: The Story of a Colonial Girl by Marissa Moss ($15, 8-12).


Paperback Reprints: God Bless the Gargoyles by Dav Pilkey ($6, all ages); Very Scary by Tony Johnston, illus. by Douglas Florian; and Boo! by Colin McNaughton ($6 each, 3-8); Snowballs by Lois Ehlert ($7, 3-8); The Cozy Book by Mary Ann Hoberman, illus. by Betty Fraser ($6, 4-7); Wombat Divine by Mem Fox, illus. by Kerry Argent; When I Was Five by Arthur Howard; and Bill Pickett: Rodeo-Ridin' Cowboy by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illus. by Brian Pinkney ($6 each, 4-8); My Real Family by Emily Arnold McCully ($6, 5-8); and One Yellow Daffodil: A Hanukkah Story by David A. Adler, illus. by Lloyd Bloom ($6, 6-10).


The Giving Tree Anniversary Slipcased Edition by Shel Silverstein ($17.95) is a 35th-anniversary miniature gold-stamped edition. (All ages)

The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Bruce Whatley ($16.95), gives this story new art. (All ages)

Elvis Presley's The First N l, illus. by Bruce Whatley ($12.95), comes packaged with a CD. (All ages)

The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann, adapted by Janet Schulman, illus. by RenAce Graef ($19.95). An adaptation of this ballet, plus a CD. (All ages)

The Twelve Days of Christmas by Vladimir Vagin ($15.95) is a new rendition of this carol. (All ages)

Dinotopia: First Flight by James Gurney ($19.95). The inside cover of this book features a board game. (All ages)

Charlotte's Web Collector's Edition and Stuart Little Collector's Edition by E.B. White, illus. by Garth Williams and Rosemary Wells ($24.95 each), are new editions of these tales. (All ages)

Thanksgiving Day by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell ($14.95), celebrates this holiday. (2-5)

Copy Me, Copycub by Richard Edwards, illus. by Susan Winter ($14.95). Whatever mother cub d s, baby cub d s, too. (3-7)

Come and See: A Christmas Story by Monica Mayper, illus. by Stacey Schuett ($14.95), retells the story of the first Christmas. (3-8)

Whooo's Haunting the Teeny Tiny Ghost? by Kay Winters, illus. by Lynn Munsinger ($14.95), is a holiday mystery. (3-8)

The Worrywarts by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole ($14.95), is a tale of wombats, weasels and woodchucks. (4-6)

Noah's Trees by Bijou Le Tord ($15.95) tells of Noah's love for God and God's creations. (4-6)

The Mysterious Adventures of Foy Rin Jin: A Decidedly Dysfunctional Dragon by Jim Friedman, illus. by Patti Stren ($15.95), introduces a dragon that breathes water instead of fire. (4-8)

The Legend of the Christmas Rose by William H. Hooks, illus. by Richard A. Williams ($14.95). A small white flower changes into a Christmas rose. (5-9)

Dave at Night by Gail Carson Levine ($15.95) is a novel set during the Harlem Renaissance. (8-12)

Miranda's Last Stand by Gloria Whelan ($14.95). In this historical novel, a girl must find the courage to take a stand against her mother. (8-12)

Dork in Disguise by Carol Gorman ($15.95) exposes the horrors and hilarity of the middle-school social scene. (8-12)

Little House on the Prairie Collector's Edition by Laura Ingalls Wilder, illus. by Garth Williams ($29.95), is a new edition of this classic. (8-12)

The Case of the Firecrackers by Laurence Yep ($14.95) is a new Chinatown Mystery. (8-12)

Bachelor Girl by Roger Lea McBride, illus. by Dan Andreasen ($15.95), is the final book of the Rose Years series. (8-12)

Nightmare Hour by R.L. Stine ($9.95) collects 10 scary tales. (8-up)

Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy by Sonya Sones ($14.95) offers autobiographical p ms. (10-up)

Series:Let's Read and Find Out Science adds Is There Life in Outer Space? by Franklyn M. Branley, illus. by Edward Miller ($15.95, $4.95 paper, 3-6); and Dinosaur Babies by Kathleen Weidner Z hfeld, illus. by Lucia Washburn ($15.95, paper $4.95, 5-9). Stuart J. Murphy's MathStart counts on Rabbit's Pajama Party: Level 1, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz ($15.95, paper $4.95, 3-up); Spunky Monkeys on Parade: Level 2, illus. by Lynne Cravath ($15.95, paper $4.95, 6-up); and Room for Ripley: Level 3, illus. by Sylvie Wickstrom ($15.95, paper $4.95, 7-up). And new I Can Read Books are Geese Find the Missing Piece: School Time Riddle Rhymes by Marco and Giulio Maestro, illus. by Giulio Maestro; and The Bug in Teacher's Coffee and Other School P ms by Kalli Dakos, illus. by Mike Reed ($14.95 each, 4-8); Last One In Is a Rotten Egg by Leonard Kessler ($14.95, paper $3.95, 4-8); The Witch Who Was Afraid of Witches by Alice Low, illus. by Jane Manning ($14.95, 8-9.)

Princess Tales adds Princess Sonoraand the Long Sleep by Gail Carson Levine, illus. by Mark Elliott ($8.95, 7-12).


)The Fairies by Suza Scalora ($19.95) contains alleged photos of fairies. (All ages)

Another Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Chris Raschka ($15.95), is the never-before published companion to The Important Book. (4-8)

The Chinese Book of Animal Powers by Chungliang Al Huang ($15.95) is an introduction to the Chinese zodiac. (8-up)

A Is for AARRGH! by William J. Brooke ($12.95) muses on how words came to be. (10-up)

Blackwater by Eve Bunting ($15.95). A boy must learn right from wrong. (10-up)

Violet & Claire by Francesca Lia Block ($14.95) tells of the friendship between two girls. (10-up)


I. Crocodile by Fred Marcellino ($15.95) stars a reptile whose appetite is as big as his ego. (All ages)


Mama, Mama by Jean Marzollo, illus. by Laura Regan ($5.95). More than anything, babies need their mothers. (Infant-up)

First Steps by Lee Wardlaw, illus. by Julie Paschkis ($5.95), focuses on the process of learning to walk. (Infant-up)

Water, Water by Eloise Greenfield, illus. by Jan Spivey Gilchrist ($9.95) A celebration of water. (18 mos.-up)

Biscuit Mini Book and Puppy by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Shories ($14.95), packages a mini book with a plush puppy. (2-6)

Happy Halloween, Biscuit! and Happy Thanksgiving, Biscuit! by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($6.95 each), are holiday tales. (2-6)

Snow! by Christine Ford, illus. by Candace Whitman ($9.95). An ode to new-fallen snow. (2-up)

I Like a Snack on an Iceberg by Iris Hiskey Arno, illus. by John Sandford ($9.95), spotlights snacks and snackers all over the world. (30 mos.-up)

On Halloween by Lark Carrier ($7.95) introduces a guessing game. (30 mos.-up)

Solomon Sneezes by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Brian Floca ($9.95). A huge sneeze wreaks havoc. (3-up)

Stuart Little: My Family Album and George & Stuart, adapted by Justine and Ron Fontes ($3.25 each), retell adventures from the film Stuart Little. (3-6)

If You Give a Pig a Pancake Mini Book and Doll by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond ($17.95), packages this story with a plush pig. (3-7)

Stuart Little: The Great Boat Race and Stuart Finds His Way Home, adapted by Kitty Richards ($2.99 each), are tales for beginning readers. (3-7)

Stuart Little: The Storybook, adapted by Amy Jo Cooper ($6.99), includes stills from this movie. (4-8)

Stuart Little: Search and Find, adapted by Justine and Ron Fontes ($5.99), offers a mouse's-eye view of the world. (4-8)

Rotten Ralph's Thanksgiving Wish by Jack Gantos and Nicole Rubel ($6.95) offers a pull-the-flaps holiday tale. (4-8)

The Adventures of Stuart Little, adapted by Daphne Skinner ($3.99), is based on this film. (7-up)

The Hobbit: A 3-D Pop-up Adventure by J.R.R. Tolkien, illus. by John Howe ($19.95), is a pop-up book based on this classic. (7-up)

The Wizard of Oz Book and Charm by L. Frank Baum ($5.95) includes a ruby slippers charm. (8-12)

Board Book Reprints: The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle ($7.95, 2-5); and A Friend for Growl Bear by Margot Austin, illus. by David McPhail; You're Just What I Need by Ruth Krauss, illus. by Julia Noonan; and Hanukkah Lights, Hanukkah Nights by Leslie Kimmelman, illus. by John Himmelman ($6.95 each, 2-5).



Rolie Polie Olie by William Joyce ($15.95) features this TV character. (2-8)

Happy Birthday, Frankie by Sarah Weeks, illus. by Warren Linn ($14.95). A mad scientist tries to assemble his own Frankenstein. (3-7)

The Tub People's Christmas by Pam Conrad, illus. by Richard Egielski ($15.95), relates a holiday adventure. (4-8)


Noddy Meets Santa by Enid Blyton ($13.95). A tie-in to the PBS-TV series. (3-6)

My Mary-Kate & Ashley Diary for All My Moods by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen ($12.99). This diary comes with a bookmark and a mood-o-meter. (6-12)


Ricky Martin: Livin' La Vida Loca by Letisha Marrero ($5.99). This unauthorized biography is a bilingual flip book. (10-up)

Series: Regeneration by Everett Owens is a new X-Files title ($13.95, 12-up).

Paperback Series: Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog continues with Water Around, Earth Below! by Richard Brightfield ($3.99), The Taming of the Pyre by John Whitman and Dragonta Revealed! by Michael Teitelbaum ($4.25 each, 6-10). The New Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley grows with The Case of the Surfing Secret, The Case of the Green Ghost ($3.99, 6-10) and The Big Scare Mountain Mystery ($4.25, 6-10); Two of a Kind by the Olsen twins adds My Sister the Supermodel, Two's a Crowd and Whose Party Is This Anyway? ($4.25 each, 8-12). Ashleigh by Joanna Campbell moves on with A Dangerous Ride and Derby Day ($4.50 each, 8-12); and The X-Files proceeds with Grotesque by Ellen Steiber and Quarantine by Les Martin ($4.50 each, 12-up).


Paperback Series: Little House Chapter Books gains Missouri Bound and Brookfield Days, adapted from the Rose Years books by Roger Lea MacBride and the Caroline Years books by Maria Wilkes, illus. by Doris Ettlinger ($4.25 each, 7-10). The Bad Beginning and The Reptile Room introduce the Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket, illus. by Brett Helquist ($8.95, 9-up).

Paperback Reprints: Halloween Day by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell ($5.95, 2-5); Bathtime for Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($3.95, 3-5); Where's Prancer? by Syd Hoff ($5.95, 3-7); Sugar Snow, adapted from the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, illus. by Doris Ettlinger; A Farmer Boy Birthday, adapted from the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, illus. by Jody Wheeler; The Teeny Tiny Ghost by Kay Winters, illus. by Lynn Munsinger; and Paddington Bear and the Christmas Surprise by Michael Bond, illus. by R.W. Alley ($5.95 each, 3-8); Meanwhile... by Jules Feiffer ($5.95, 3-up); From Head to T by Eric Carle ($6.95, 4-8); Aunt Eater's Mystery Halloween by Doug Cushman; and Marvin's Best Christmas Present Ever by Katherine Paterson, illus. by Jane Clark Brown ($3.95 each, 4-8).

Also Aslan's Triumph, adapted from The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, illus. by Deborah Maze ($5.95, 5-9); Incredible Animal Adventures (previously Animals Who Have Won Our Hearts) by Jean Craighead George, illus. by Donna Diamond ($4.25, 7-10); Six Haunted Hairdos by Gregory Maguire, illus. by Elaine Clayton; Lizard Flanagan, Supermodel?? by Carol Gorman; and The Case of the Lion Dance: Chinatown Mystery #3 by Laurence Yep ($4.95 each, 8-12); Love from Your Friend Hannah by Mindy Warshaw Skolsky and Bloomability by Sharon Creech ($5.95, 8-12); Inventors and Pioneers by Martin Sandler ($10.95 each, 8-up); Farewell to the Island by Gloria Whelan ($4.95, 9-up); I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade by Diane Lee Wilson ($5.95, 10-up); Asylum for Nightface by Bruce Brooks ($4.95, 12-up); Letters to Julia by Barbara Ware Holmes ($5.95, 12-up); and The Hanged Man by Francesca Lia Block ($7.95, 12-up).


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Toddler Bedtime and Toddler Playtime by Sam Williams ($9.95 each) collect p ms, stories and songs. (2-4)

Follow the Kite by Anna Nilsen, illus. by Mark Burgess ($9.95). Readers follow the flight of a kite. (2-5)

Nikki and the Rocking Horse by Alan Brown, illus. by Peter Utton ($9.95). A toymaker fixes a rocking horse so that it gallops. (2-5)

Nikky and the Twins: The Lost Rabbit by Tony Bradman, illus. by Susan Winter ($9.95). Are Nikky's twin siblings responsible for her rabbit's disappearance? (2-5)



Rachel, A Hutterite Girl by Rachel Maendel, illus. by Hannah Marsden ($12.99). The story of a girl and her cousin growing up on a Hutterite farm. (4-9)


A Child's Calendar by John Updike, illus. by Trina Schart Hyman ($16.95), collects p ms for each month. (All ages)

Trick or Treat Countdown by Patricia Hubbard, illus. by Michael Letzig ($15.95), is a Halloween counting book. (1-4)

Frozen Noses by Jan Carr, illus. by Dorothy Donohue ($15.95), presents a p m describing the joys of winter. (2-6)

The Rooster's Antlers: A Story of the Chinese Zodiac, retold by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by YongSheng Xuan ($16.95), explains why roosters crow at the break of day. (4-8)

The Nutquacker by Mary Jane Auch ($16.95). Clara the duck almost misses the farm animals' Christmas party. (4-8)

First Day, Hooray! by Nancy Poydar ($15.95) recreates the excitement and apprehensions of a first day at school. (4-8)

Bedtime! by Ruth Freeman Swain, illus. by Cat Bowman Smith ($15.95), explains sleeping habits in various cultures. (4-8)

The Pumpkin Book and Bats by Gail Gibbons ($15.95 each) are picture books about these subjects. (4-8)

The Halloween Showdown by Eileen Ross, illus. by Lynn Rowe Reed ($15.95). A grandmother proves that love is stronger than magic. (4-8)

Celebrate the 50 States! by Loreen Leedy ($16.95) surveys notable places and people in the U.S. (4-8)

Run*Jump*Whiz*Splash by Vera Rosenberry ($15.95) is a p m highlighting activities in four seasons. (4-8)

It's Hanukkah! by Jeanne Modesitt, illus. by Robin Spowart ($15.95), is an introduction to this holiday. (4-8)

Joan of Arc: The Lily Maid by Margaret Hodges, illus. by Robert Rayevsky ($16.95), is a biography of this heroine. (6-10)

The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Maya by Leonard Everett Fisher ($16.95) profiles 12 Mayan deities. (6-10)

Mean, Mean, Maureen Green by Judy Cox, illus. by Cynthia Fisher ($15.95). Lilley stands up to a school bully. (6-10)

Fourth Grade Weirdo by Martha Freeman ($15.95) explores the advantages and challenges of being different. (8-12)

Las Posadas: A Mexican-American Christmas Celebration by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith, photos by Lawrence Migdale ($16.95), captures this observance of Joseph and Mary's visit to Bethlehem. (8-12)

The Vampire in My Bathtub by Brenda Seabrooke ($15.95). Jeff meets a vampire who prefers milkshakes to blood. (8-12)

A Family Trait by Terri Martin ($15.95). A girl redefines her notion of family in this novel set in the early 1960s. (8-12)

Window on the West: The Frontier Photography of William Henry Jackson by Laurie Lawlor ($18.95) reproduces 19th-century photos of the West. (10-up)

Darkness over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews by Ellen Levine ($18.95) offers an account of Denmark's resistance during WWII. (10-up)

Dogbreath Victorious by Chad Henry ($16.95) tells of a high school student's coming-of-age. (12-up)

Crescent Moon by Alden R. Carter ($16.95). In this novel set a century ago, Jeremy learns the importance of a craftman's careful work. (12-up)

November Ever After by Laura Torres ($16.95) is a novel that explores the meaning of true friendship. (12-up)

Tightrope by Gillian Cross ($16.95). A young woman is caught between a stalker's threats and a gang leader's protection. (12-up)

Series: The Thanksgiving Beast Feast by Karen Gray Ruelle is a new Holiday House Reader ($14.95, 5-8).

Paperback Reprints: Deserts, Marshes and Swamps and Penguins! by Gail Gibbons; Leprechaun Gold by Teresa Bateman, illus. by Rosanne Litzinger; Bateman's The Ring of Truth, illus. by Omar Rayyan; The Golden Sandal by Rebecca Hickox, illus. by Will Hillenbrand; and Who's Who in My Family? by Loreen Leedy ($6.95 each, 4-8); and Celebrating the Chinese New Year by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith, photos by Lawrence Migdale ($6.95, 8-12).

Paperback Series Reprints: Picture Book Biographies adds A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart by David A. Adler ($6.95, 4-8).


Talk, Baby! by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Emily Bolam ($13.95), is a companion to Waiting for Baby. (1-7)

Baby Lemur by Susan Hellard ($14.95). A baby takes his first step toward independence. (2-4)

Little Bunny on the Move by Peter McCarty ($15.95). A bunny in a rush can't stop for anyone. (3-6)

The 23rd Psalm: from the King James Bible, illus. by Michael Hague ($14.95), offers this verse with new paintings. (3-up)

Good Night, God Bless by Susan Heyb r O'Keefe, illus. by Hideko Takahashi ($15.95). A lullaby celebrating the love of family. (4-7)

Vera's First Day of School by Vera Rosenberry ($15.95) explores the many feelings associated with starting school. (4-7)

The Colors of Us by Karen Katz ($15.95) offers an artist's view of skin colors. (4-7)

Unbeatable Beaks by Stephen Swinburne, illus. by Joan Paley ($15.95), introduces a variety of birds. (4-8)

Halloween Hoots and Howls by Joan Horton, illus. by JoAnn Adinolfi ($15.95), collects holiday p ms. (4-8)

Poppy's Puppet by Patricia Lee Gauch, illus. by David Christiana ($16.95). A toymaker discovers the importance of listening. (5-8)

Hogula: Dread Pig of Night by Jean Gralley ($15.95). A vampire pig searches for a friend. (5-8)

Wake Up, World!: A Day in the Life of Children Around the World by Beatrice Hollyer ($16.95) follows eight children through their daily routines. (5-9)

Pioneer Church by Carolyn Otto, illus. by Megan Lloyd ($16.95), chronicles the building of a Pennsylvania church in the 1700s. (6-9)

I'm Sorry, Almira Ann by Jane Kurtz, illus. by Susan Havice ($15.95), centers on two pioneer girls on the Oregon Trail. (7-9)

Lizard Meets Ivana the Terrible by C. Anne Scott, illus. by Stephanie Roth ($15.95). Two very different third graders become friends. (7-10)

Robots Rising by Carol Sonenklar, illus. by John Kaufmann ($15.95), introduces a new generation of robots. (7-10)

What Happened on Planet Kid by Jane Leslie Conly ($16.95). Two friends create an imaginary world. (8-12)

The Ghost Stallion by Laura Williams ($15.95). A stranger's appearance causes a girl to face the truth about her past. (9-14)

Play Like a Girl: A Celebration of Women in Sports by Sue Macy and Jane Gottesman ($15.95) collects inspirational words and photos. (10-up)

Vicksburg: The Battle That Won the Civil War by Mary Ann Fraser ($16.95) focuses on this pivotal event. (10-13)

When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt ($16.95). A coming-of-age tale dealing with the power of friendship. (10-15)

Cutting Loose by Michael Lewin ($19.95). A novel involving Buffalo Bill Cody and Jack the Ripper. (12-up)

Mind's Eye by Paul Fleischman ($15.95) presents a dialogue between an elderly woman and a teenage girl. (12-up)

The Lost Day by Judith Clarke ($16.95) reveals how a young man's disappearance affects his friends and family. (12-up)

Boxing in Black and White by Peter Bacho ($18.95) offers accounts of fights between heavyweight boxers. (12-up)

Reissues: Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, illus. by Kimberly Bulcken Root ($17.95, 9-12); and Don't Look and It Won't Hurt by Richard Peck ($16.95, 12-up).

Board Book Reprints: Alphabears and Numbears by Kathleen Hague, illus. by Michael Hague ($6.95 each, 1-3).

Paperback Reprints: New Owlet titles are Emmett's Snowball by Ned Miller, illus. by Susan Guevara ($5.95, 5-7); The Football That Won by Michael Sampson, illus. by Ted Rand ($6.95, 4-7); Aesop's Fables, selected and illus. by Michael Hague; Over the River and Through the Wood by Lydia Maria Child, illus. by David Catrow ($6.95 each, 4-8); and Building an Igloo by Ulli Steltzer ($6.95, 5-8).


Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers by Marina Budhos ($16.95) collects interviews with 14 teens. (14-up)


My Puffer Train and Please Be Quiet! by Mary Murphy ($9.95 each) follow the adventures of young Penguin. (1-4)

Rabbit's Bedtime by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace ($9.95) invites readers to reflect on the day gone by. (1-4)

Curious George and the Dump Truck, Curious George G s Camping, Curious George at the Parade and Curious George G s to the Beach, based on the character created by Margret and H.A. Rey, illus. by Vipah Interactive ($12, paper-over-board $7, paper $3.95) are adventures of this mischievous monkey. (3-8)

Curious George's Pop-up Storybook House ($20) is a fold-out volume. (4-8)

What's in the Pond and What's Under a Log by Anne Hunter ($4.95 each) are hand-sized books that describe creatures living in and around a pond and under a log. (4-8)

Flicker Flash by Joan Graham, illus. by Nancy Davis ($15), collects p ms exploring light. (4-8)

T stomper and the Caterpillars by Sharleen Collicott ($15). A clan of caterpillars tames a nasty bully. (4-8)

Brave Martha by Margot Apple ($15). Martha faces her bedtime fears. (4-8)

Grandmother Winter by Phyllis Root, illus. by Beth Krommes ($15), reveals the charm of a winter snowfall. (4-8)

The Singing Snowbear by Carol Grigg ($15). An Arctic bear sets out to find the source of mysterious music. (4-8)

Right Here on This Spot by Sharon Hart Addy, illus. by John Clap ($15), chronicles the changes centuries bring to a field. (4-8)

Rare Treasure: Mary Anning and Her Remarkable Discoveries by Don Brown ($15) tells how Anning's passion for fossils led to a career as scientist. (4-8)

The Boy Who Loved to Draw: Benjamin West by Barbara Brenner, illus. by Olivier Dunrea ($15), is a biography of this artist. (5-8)

1,000 Years Ago on Planet Earth by Sneed B. Collard III, illus. by Jonathan Hunt ($15), records what was happening 1000 years ago in 12 civilizations. (6-10)

Molly Bannaky by Alice McGill, illus. by Chris K. S ntpiet ($16), relays the story of Benjamin Banneker's grandmother. (4-8)

Moose Tales by Nancy Van Laan, illus. by Amy Rusch ($15). Moose and his pals learn cooperation. (6-9)

Morgy Makes His Move by Maggie Lewis ($15). Morgy discovers that life in his new town may not be so bad after all. (6-9)

One-Room School by Raymond Bial ($15). A photo-illustrated tribute to America's one-room schoolhouses. (8-12)

Paddington Treasury by Michael Bond, illus. by Peggy Fortnum ($29.95). A story collection marking Paddington's 40th anniversary in America. (8-12)

Locomotive by David Weitzman ($16) tells the story of the early railroads. (8-12)

Kids on Strike by Susan Campbell Bartoletti ($20) recounts labor strikes led by young people across the U.S. (9-up)

The Exchange Student by Kate Gilmore ($15). An alien comes to live with a girl and her family. (10-14)

Signs and Wonders by Pat Lowery Collins ($15). A teen searches for love and a sense of family. (10-14)

The Circuit by Francisco Jimenez ($15). A hardcover reissue of the author's memories of his experience as the child of a migrant worker. (10-up)

Dare, Truth or Promise by Paula Boock ($15). A novel about crossing boundaries and finding love. (12-up)

Reissues:Elizibite: Adventures of a Carnivorous Plant by H.A. Rey ($15, paper $5.95, 4-8); The Beautiful Christmas Tree by Charlotte Zolotow, illus. by Yan Nascimbene ($15, 4-8); and Black Hearts in Battersea and Nightbirds on Nantucket by Joan Aiken ($15 each, paper $5.95, 8-12).

Board Book Reprints: Do Monkeys Tweet? and Do Pigs Have Stripes? by Melanie Walsh ($5.95 each, 1-4).

Paperback Reprints: One Hundred Hungry Ants by Elinor J. Pinczes, illus. by Bonnie MacKain ($5.95, 4-8); The Underground Railroad by Raymond Bial ($5.95, 8-12); Angel's Mother's Boyfriend by Judy Delton, illus. by Jill Weber ($4.95, 7-10); The Birds' Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin ($4.95, 8-up); Growing Up in Coal Country by Susan Campbell Bartoletti ($7.95, 9-up); Stranger at the Window by Vivien Alcock ($4.95, 10-14); Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit of the Medieval World and Beyond the Myth: The Story of Joan of Arc by Polly Schoyer Brooks ($8.95 each, 12-up).


Building the Book Cathedral by David Macaulay ($29.95). The author recalls creating this acclaimed work. (All ages)

My Name Is Not Gussie by Mikki Machlin ($16). A child describes her family's immigrant experience in New York. (All ages)

Animal Music by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Donald Saaf ($15). Farm animals dance to Mr. Lion's marching band. (4-8)

Traffic Jam by Seymour Chwast ($15) tells what happens when Babs and her kitten cross the road. (4-8)

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Bernard Lodge ($15) brings readers to outrageous destinations. (4-8)

The Very Best Place by Susan Meddaugh ($15). A tale of home and friendship. (4-8)

Celeste Sails to Spain by Alison Lester ($15). A group of children have fun no matter where they go. (4-8)

Madison Finds a Line by Sunny Warner ($15). Madison and her cat have a musical adventure. (4-8)

What's the Time, Mr. Wolf? by Carol Jones ($15). In this peephole book, Mr. Wolf entertains barnyard pals. (4-8)

River by Debby Atwell ($16) marks the changes in a riverbank over the centuries. (4-8)

Zooman Sam by Lois Lowry, illus. by Diane de Groat ($15). Sam decides he wants to be a zookeeper. (7-12)

Paperback Reprints: The Ark by Arthur Geisert ($7.95, all ages); and Shortcut by David Macaulay ($7.95, all ages).


Nighttime Is Just Daytime with Your Eyes Closed by Mark Lowry, illus. by Kristen Myers ($14.99). In this book-and-CD package, the star of Piper's Night Before Christmas has trouble falling asleep. (4-8)


Fay's Fairytales Cinderella and Fay's Fairytales Little Red Riding Hood by William Wegman ($9.99 each) are tales featuring photos of dogs. (All ages)

Fireflies by Alice Hoffman, illus. by Wayne McLoughlin ($14.99). A boy saves his village from perpetual winter; a reissue in a smaller-sized format. (All ages)

Jazzbo G s to School by Matt Novak ($12.99). Jazzbo insists that he d sn't need to go to schoolA?"but then he finds the right one. (2-5)

Hush, Little Alien by Daniel Kirk ($13.99). How do young aliens fall asleep? (2-5)

Where Is That Cat? by Carol Greene, illus. by Loretta Krupinski ($14.99). A woman finds a cat in her mailbox, but the cat keeps disappearing. (3-6)

Bunny's Noisy Book by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Lisa McCue ($14.99). Bunny listens to different noises. (3-7)

L Is for Loving: An ABC for the Way You Feel by Ken Wilson-Max ($14.99) celebrates emotions. (3-7)

Snow Bear by Jean Craighead George, illus. by Wendell Minor ($15.99). Bessie befriends a baby polar bear. (4-8)

Frankenfrog by Kim Kennedy, illus. by Doug Kennedy ($15.99). A mad scientist creates a monster flyA?"and then a monster frog to eliminate it. (4-7)

Ed & Fred Flea by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole ($14.99). A greedy flea plots to evict the other fleas from a dog's coat. (4-8)

Ding Dong Ding Dong by Margie Palatini, illus. by Howard Fine ($15.99), features an ape who leaves his job as a cosmetics salesman to make his mark in New York City. (4-8)

Matzah Ball Soup by Joan Rothenberg ($14.99). As a woman makes soup, she tells her granddaughter a story. (4-8)

The Littlest Matryoshka by Corrine Demas Bliss, illus. by Kathryn Brown ($15.99), describes the adventures of a Russian nesting doll. (4-8)

Can I Pray with My Eyes Open? by Susan Taylor Brown, illus. by Garin Baker ($15.99), conveys the message that children can pray any time, anywhere. (4-8)

Farolitos for Abuelo by Rudolfo Anaya, illus. by Edward Gonzales ($15.99), is a sequel to The Farolitos of Christmas. (5-9)

Bill Nye the Science Guy's Big Blue Ocean by Bill Nye with Ian Saunders, illus. by John Dykes ($15.99), rounds up facts about the ocean. (7-10)

The Winning Attitude! What It Takes to Be a Champion by Michelle Kwan, as told to Laura James ($9.99). This Olympic figure skater offers tips on excelling. (8-12)

Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea by Julie Andrews Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole ($19.99). The actress tells a tale of a cat's adventures. (8-up)

Girl of the Shining Mountains by Peter and Connie Roop ($14.99) envisions how Sacagawea might have told her story. (8-12)

The Last Lobo by Roland Smith ($15.99) is a sequel to Thunder Cave and Jaguar. (8-12)

A Blizzard Year by Gretel Ehrlich, illus. by Kate Kiesler ($14.99). Will blizzards wipe out Timmy's family's ranch? (9-12)

Rats by Paul Zindel ($14.99). Mutant rats escape from a New York City dump. (10-14)

Star Split by Kathryn Lasky ($15.99) is a futuristic novel exploring the frightening effects of genetic engineering. (10-14)

Dive by Adele Griffin ($14.99) recounts the aftermath of Dustin's older brother's diving accident. (10-14)

Series: I Was There offers Secrets of the Mummies by Shelley Tanaka, illus. by Greg Ruhl ($16.99, 9-11).

Paperback Series: Rosie Rushton's The Fab Five kicks off with Just Don't Make a Scene, Mum!, I Think I'll Just Curl Up and Die, How Could You Do This to Me, Mum? and Where Do We Go from Here? ($3.99 each, 10-up).

Paperback Reprints: William Wegman Puppies by William Wegman ($14.99, all ages); Dinorella by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole; and Moonstruck by Gennifer Choldenko, illus. by Paul Yalowitz ($5.99 each, 4-8); Arctic Son by Jean Craighead George, illus. by Wendell Minor ($5.99, 5-9); Travels with Rainie Marie by Patricia Martin, Alice Rose & Sam by Kathryn Lasky and Raven in a Dove House by Andrea Davis Pinkney ($5.99 each, 8-12); The Other Shepherds by Adele Griffin ($5.99, 10-14); Sasquatch by Roland Smith ($5.99, 10-up); and Switchers by Kate Thompson ($5.99, 12-up).


Max's Money and Max's Letter by Ken Wilson-Max ($6.99 each) teach children about money and the postal system. (2-5)

These Hands by Hope Lynne Price, illus. by Brian Collier ($14.99), pays tribute to the power of hands and the strength of family. (3-7)

Happy to Be Nappy by bell hooks, illus. by Chris Raschka ($14.99) celebrates diversity and creativity in hair. (4-8)

Jump Back, Honey: The P ms of Paul Laurence Dunbar by Paul Laurence Dunbar, illus. by Ashley Bryan, Carol Byard, etc. ($16.99). Six artists interpret this p t's work. (5-up)

The Big Box by Toni Morrison with Slade Morrison, illus. by Giselle Potter ($19.99). Three children want the freedom to be themselves. (8-up)

Silent Thunder by Andrea Davis Pinkney ($14.99). A novel narrated by siblings who are slaves on a Virginia plantation. (9-12)

Paperback Series: Deborah Gregory's The Cheetah Girlz debuts with Wishing on a Star, Shop in the Name of Love and Who's 'Bout to Bounce Baby ($3.99 each, 8-12).

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