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Children's Books for Fall
Compiled by Sally Lodge -- 7/17/00


Young Patriots debuts with Amelia Earhart, Young Air Pioneer by Jane Moore Howe, illus. by Cathy Morrison ($9.95 paper, 7-up); and Lew Wallace, Boy Writer by Martha Schaaf, illus. by Morrison ($14.95, 7-up).

Taste and See the Goodness of the Lord
by Therese Johnson Borchard, illus. by Phyllis Saroff ($9.95), uses the five senses to examine signs of God's goodness in the world. (2-6)
The Gift by Robert Morneau, illus. by Marjorie Mau ($14.95). A pumpkin sacrifices herself for the good of others. (2-9)
The Lord's Prayer: The Prayer That Jesus Taught Two Thousand Years Ago, retold by Lois Rock, illus. by Debbie Lush ($8.95), presents Jesus's prayer to his father. (5-8)
Children's Book of Bedtime Blessings
by Ellen Kendig, illus. by Dennis Rockhill ($5.95), collects blessings to encourage daily prayer. (4-8)
Paperback Series
The Emerald Bible Collection
adds Whitney Stows Away on Noah's Ark: And Learns to Deal with Peer Pressure by Therese Johnson Borchard, illus. by Wendy VanNest ($5.95, 8-12).

(Trafalgar Square, dist.)
Farmer George and the Lost Chick and Farmer George and the Fieldmice by Nick Ward ($13.95) are tales starring a farmer and his barnyard friends. (3-5)
Michael Foreman's Christmas Treasury by Michael Foreman ($22.95) collects Yuletide stories and verse. (7-up)
The Storytelling Star: Tales of the Sun, Moon and Stars by James Riordan, illus. by Amanda Hall ($19.95), compiles myths and legends from around the world. (7-up)
The Flood Tales by Richard Monte, illus. by Izhar Cohen ($22.95), offers an illustrated retelling of this biblical story. (9-up)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: :The Centenary Edition by L. Frank Baum, illus. by Michael Foreman ($24.95), celebrates the 100th anniversary of this book's publication. (9-up)
New Pavilion Paperback Classics are Aesop's Fables and The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, both illus. by Safaya Salter; Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and The Railway Children by E. Nesbit, all illus. by Dinah Dryhurst; Peter Pan and Wendy by J.M. Barrie and Tales for the Telling: Irish Folk and Fairy Tales by Edna O'Brien, both illus. by Michael Foreman; World of Fairy Tales, selected and illus. by Foreman; Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome, illus. by Paul Cox; Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, illus. by Justin Todd; and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illus. by Grahame Percy ($8.95 each, 10-up).
Paperback Reprints
The Nutcracker
, retold by David Freeman, illus. by Joanna Isles ($9.95, 7-10); and The Princes' Gifts: Magic Folktales from Around the World by John Yeoman, illus. by Quentin Blake ($13, 9-up).

Who Is It?
by Sally Grindley, illus. by Rosalind Beardshaw ($15.95), presents familiar fairytales. (2-6)
The Night You Were Born by Wendy McCormick, illus. by Sophy Williams ($15.95), reveals an older child's feelings on the night a new sibling is born. (3-7)
Flora the Frog by Shirley Isherwood, illus. by Anna Leplar ($16.95). A girl discovers that her imagination can make anything fun--even a frog. (4-8)
The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy, illus. by Henri Sorensen ($16.95), tells of this king's actions during the Nazi occupation of his country. (8-12)
Paperback Series
AllStar SportStory
adds Winners Take All by Fred Bowen, illus. by Paul Casale ($4.95, 8-12).
Paperback Reprints
My G-r-r-r-reat Uncle Tiger
by James Riordan, illus. by Alex Ayliffe ($6.95, 2-6); and Treeman by Carmen Agra Deedy, illus. by Douglas J. Ponte ($6.95, 4-8).

Paperback Series
Misfits, Inc.
continues with The Kingfisher's Tale by Mark Delany ($5.95, 12-16).

...Any Advice?
by Fiona Gibb and Tucker Shaw, and D.I.Y. Beauty by Susan Redstone and Karen Bressler , offer advice on problems; and beauty tips. ($5.99 each, 12-up)
Dreams by Tucker Shaw ($5.99) analyzes teenagers' dreams. (12-up)
Slam edited by Cecily von Ziegesar ($5.99). This p try collection includes writing by teen contributors to the Alloy.com Web site. (12-up)
Spiritualized: A Look Inside the Teenage Soul by Mark Healy ($5.99) compiles teenagers' reflections on faith. (12-up)
This Book Is About Sex by Tucker Shaw and Fiona Gibb ($5.99). Alloy.com's "sex experts"answer questions on that topic. (12-up)
Paperback Series
Have a Nice Life
launches withStartHereand Playby Scarlett MacDougal ($4.99 each, 12-up).

Paperback Series
Fighting Back by Cheryl Lanham and Shadow Self by Cheryl Zach are new Dear Diary entries ($4.50each, 11-up). Tom Clancy's Net Force continues with Duel Identity by Bill McKay, created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik ($4.99, 9-12). And Regeneration gains The Imposter by L.J. Singleton ($4.50, 12-up).

Paperback Series
Tom Clancy's Net Force YA
, created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenick, adds Gameprey by Mel Odom and Deathworld by Diane Duane ($4.99each, 12-up). And Heart Trauma by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld is admitted to University Hospital ($4.50, 13-up).

Paperback Series
adds Goblin Moon by Kurt Busiekand Nathan Archer and Emerald Mystery by Dean Wesley Smith ($6.99 each, 12-up). And Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. gains Empyre by Will Murray ($6.50, 12-up).


The Twelve Apostles: Their Lives and Acts
by Marianna Mayer ($16.99). Stories from Scripture and legend tell of Jesus's apostles. (All ages)
Oliver and Albert, Friends Forever by Jean Van Leeuwen, illus. by Ann Schweninger ($13.99). Though Albert d sn't play kickball very well, Oliver finds a lot to like about his new friend. (4-8)
Parables: Stories Jesus Told by Mary Hoffman, illus. by Jackie Morris ($16.99), collects eight parables, with comments by the author. (4-8)
Albidaro and the Mischievous Dream by Julius Lester, illus. by Jerry Pinkney ($16.99). Albidaro and Olara try to straighten out the confusion after a dream misleads children and animals. (4-8)
Alice in Wonderland Jigsaw Book by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Sir John Tenniel ($16.99), presents seven illustrations re-created as jigsaw puzzles. (7-11)

Lord Brocktree
by Brian Jacques ($22.95). A fearsome badger warrior and a brazen hare team up to battle a vicious wildcat and his followers. (All ages)
Dream Snow by Eric Carle ($21.99). A farmer dreams of snow for Christmas in this counting book with a musical sound chip. (2-6)
Redwall Friend and F by Brian Jacques, illus. by Chris Baker ($8.99), is a guide to the her s and villains of Redwall. (4-8)
Fledgling by Robert J. Blake ($15.99). A young kestrel falcon must make her first flight from the nest. (4-8)
Philipok by Leo Tolstoy, retold by Ann Keay Beneduce, illus. by Gennady Spirin ($16.99), tells of a boy who braves the bitter cold and wild dogs to attend school. (4-8)
So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George, illus. by David Small ($17.99), offers facts and anecdotes about the U.S. presidency. (7-up)
Ribbiting Tales: Original Stories About Frogs, edited by Nancy Springer, illus. by Tony DiTerlizzi ($16.99). Eight writers pay homage to frogs. (9-up)
The Wings of Merlin by T.A. Barron ($19.99). Young Merlin must unify all of the squabbling factions of Fincayra. (10-up)

Ten Little Ladybugs
by Melanie Gerth ($10.95) is a counting board book featuring ceramic bugs. (2-up)
My Shimmery Fun Time Book by Salina Yoon ($8.95). This concept board book has foil accents. (2-up)
Dinnertime, Oh My a Fly and Small Talk by Jan Pienkowski ($5.95 each) are pop-up tales. (3-up)
All Aboard: Trains, Trains, Trains! by Phil Wilson ($19.95) packages a book of train facts with a wind-up train, video and conductor's hat. (3-up)
Midge and Gizmo's Scavenger Hunt by Dave Jonason ($12.95). Readers find hidden objects in eight scenes with flaps and tabs. (5-up)
Dinosaur Discovery 3-D: Build-Your-Own 2-Foot-Long 3-D Velociraptor! by Phil Wilson ($19.95) offers a book of dinosaur facts plus a model to assemble. (5-up)
Amazing Animals Senses by Keiko Motoyama ($12.95) reveals how animals use their senses. (5-up)
All About Me, illus. by Mary Thelen ($10.95), is a lift-the-flap, pull-tab book about kids' activities. (5-up)
Holiday Sparklers
gains two books by Melissa Tyrrell: Hurray for Snow, illus. by Tom Patrick; and The Little Reindeer, illus.by Nan Brooks ($5.95 each, 2-up).Touch and Learn adds Fuzzy Bear's Christmasby Dawn Bentley, illus. by Krisztina Nagy ($11.95, 3-up).

Maria Mitchell of Nantucket
by Alan Robinson ($15.95) is the story of an early woman astronomer. (8-12)
The Founding Fathers Go Abroad by William Plummer ($15.95) reveals Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin as diplomats in France. (10-up)

Seven Animals Wag Their Tales
by Howard and Mary Bogot, illus. by Fred Marvin ($16.95, paper $9.95), presents stories that aim to make children feel good about themselves. (3-6)
Seven Delightful Stories for Everyday by Dov Peretz Elkins, illus. by Zely Smekhov ($16.95, paper $9.95), collects stories with moral themes. (4-6)
The Rooster Prince, retold by Sydell Waxman, illus. by Giora Carmi ($16.95, paper $9.95), shows that, with understanding and patience, even a child can change the world. (6-9)
Kids Love Jewish Holiday Crafts by Tracey Agranoff, photos by Geoffrey Marshall ($21.95), rounds up holiday craft projects. (6-9)
Ten Holiday Jewish Children's Storiesby Barbara Goldin, ilus. by Jeff Allon, joins the Ten series ($16.95, paper $9.95, 6-9).

Angelina Ballerina
twirls on in Angelina's Halloween by Katharine Holabird, illus. by Helen Craig ($9.95, 3-7); Angelina Ballerina Book & Doll Set ($27.95, 3-7); Angelina's Tea Party ($5.95 paper, 3-7); and Dance with Angelina Sticker Storybook ($6.95 paper, 3-7). And Matchbox Books rolls out with eight books by Beth Sycamore: Wash Me, illus. by John Youssi; Chopper, illus. by Bill Dodge; Safari, illus. by David Schleinkofer; Rescue, illus. by Don Wieland; School, illus. by Dan Burr; Crunch!, illus. by Dan Brown; and Dive! and Fire!, illus. by Lee MacLeod ($5.95 each, 3-up).
Angelina Ballerina
, Angelina's Christmas, Angelina at the Fair, Angelina and the Princess and Angelina's Baby Sister by Katharine Holabird, illus. by Helen Craig ($9.95 each, 3-7).
Paperback Series
New to The American Girls Collection are Meet Kit, Kit Learns a Lesson, A School Story and Kit's Surprise, A Christmas Story by Valerie Tripp, illus. by Walter Rane ($5.95, hardcover $12.95, 7-12). Backpack Books adds Gigglets: (GIG-lets) Wacky Words Created by Girls to Make You Giggle! and Party Puzzles: Pencil Play for Special Days!, both illus. by Paul Meisel; Collections; The Care and Keeping of Friends Scrapbook Starter, illus. by Nadine Bernard Westcott; and Sports Secrets: Soccer, illus. by Norm Bendell ($1.95 each, 8-12). Amelia reappears in Amelia Works It Out by Marissa Moss ($5.95, hardcover $12.95, 8-up); and Amelia's Easy-As-Pie Drawing Guide by Moss($11.95, 8-up). American Girl Library introduces Hair: Styling Tips and Tricks for Girls, illus. by Shawn Banner, photos by Jim Jordan ($8.95, 8-up); Girls and Their Horses: True Tales from American Girl, illus. by David Austin Clar ($7.95, 8-up); Me & You: A Book for Two to Do illus. by Nadine Bernard Westcott ($5.95, 8-up); and Paper Clip Jewelry! Make Cool Jewelry and More! by Kelli Peduzzi, illus. by Susan Spellman ($14.95, 10-up).
New AG Fiction titles are The Secret Voice of Gina Zhang by Dori Jones Yang, illus. by Emma Baker; Smoke Screen by Amy Goldman Koss, illus. by Nancy Wolff; and Nowhere, Now Here by Ann Howard Creel, illus. by Chris Kasch ($5.95 each, hardcover $12.95, 10-up). History Mysteries gains Shadows in the Glasshouse by Megan McDonald, illus. by Paul Bachem and Laszlo Kubinyi; Trouble at Fort La Pointe by Kathleen Ernst and Watcher in the Piney Woods by Elizabeth McDavid Jones, both illus. by Jean-Paul Tibbles and Greg Dearth; and Under Copp's Hill by Katherine Ayres, illus. by Troy Howell and Kubinyi ($5.95 each, hardcover $9.95, 10-up). And Wild at Heart adds Manatee Blues: Brenna by Laurie Halse Anderson ($4.95, 10-up).

Frankie Muniz, Boy Genius
by Nancy Krulik ($4.99) is a biography of this actor on the TV show Malcolm in the Middle. (8-up)
Night of the Pompon by Sarah Jett ($4.99). The mascot of a cheerleading squad--plus the school principal--mysteriously disappear. (10-14)
Iceberg by Clive Cussler ($4.99). An adaptation of this adventure tale for young readers. (10-up)
American Gymnasts: Gold Medal Dreams by Chip Lovitt ($4.99) profiles the top American female gymnasts in the Sydney Olympics. (11-up)
The Ultimate Boy Band Book by Frederick Levy ($4.99) offers profiles of Backstreet Boys, Hanson, 'N Sync and others. (11-up)
Paperback Series
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
adds three novels ($4.99 each, 9-up). The Magician's House Quartet by William Corlettdebuts with The Steps Up the Chimney and The Door in the Tree ($4.99 each, 10-13). Kenan & Kel issues A-Campin' We Will Go and He Said, He Said by Steve Holland ($4.50 each, 10-up). Elizabeth Chandler's Dark Secrets launches with Legacy of Lies ($4.99, 11-14). Mirror Image spies Flirt in the Mirror by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld ($4.99, 11-14); and Historical Romances adds Louisiana Hurricane, 1860and Pearl Harbor, 1941 ($4.99 each, 14-up).
Paperback Reissues
All-American Girls: The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
by Marla Miller ($4.99, 11-up); and Why Do They Hate Me?: Young Lives Caught in War and Conflict by Laurel Holliday ($4.99, 12-up).

Upchuck and the Rotten Willy: Running Wild
by Bill Wallace ($17, paper $3.99) completes this trilogy about dog and cat pals. (8-12)
Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show: Amanda Please
by Penelope Taynt with Jenny Kilgen ($3.99) ties in to this TV series. (8-12)
Paperback Series
The Nancy Drew Notebooks
has three additions by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Jan Naimo Jones ($3.99 each, 5-8). Full House: Michelle and Friends and Full House: Sisters each adds three titles ($3.99 each, 6-10). The Hardy Boys Mystery Storiesby Franklin W. Dixon and Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Carolyn Keene welcome three new books each ($3.99 each, 8-12). I Was a Sixth Grade Alien by Bruce Coville gains Too Many Aliens, Snatched from Earth and There's an Alien in My Backpack ($3.99 each, 8-12). Summertime Secrets and The Real Thing join Full House: Club Stephanie ($3.99 each, 8-up). Sabrina, The Teenage Witch: Salem's Tails greets Kitty Cornered and Mascot Mayhem ($3.99 each, 9-up). And The Broadway Ballplayers by Maureen Holohan kicks off with Friday Nights and Everybody's Favorite ($4.50 each, 10-up).

Scott and Scott: The Boys of Felicity
by Nancy Krulik ($4.99) focus on two actors who star in TV's Felicity. (10-up)
Paperback Series
Roswell High
by Melinda Metz offers The Dark One and The Salvation ($5.99 each, 11-up). Constance Burge's Charmed conjures up Voodoo Moon and Haunted by Desire ($5.99 each, 12-up). New Dawson's Creek tie-ins are Playing for Keeps, Running on Empty and A Capeside Christmas ($5.99 each, 13-up). The Mediator by Jenny Carroll starts up with Shadowland ($5.99, 14-up). Body of Evidence by Christopher Golden adds Skin Deep ($5.99, 14-up). Buffy the Vampire Slayer has three additions ($5.99 each, 14-up). Close to the Ground and Shakedown are new Angel titles ($4.99 each, 14-up). And Fearless by Francine Pascal gains three titles($5.99 each, 14-up).

Adventures in Art
welcomes Marc Chagall: What Color Is Paradise? by Elisabeth Lemke and Tomas David ($14.95, 8-up).

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Touch Your Nose
($16.99). A plush teddy slides up and down in this soft cloth book. (up to 2)
Where Is Snowy's Nose? by Kelly Asbury ($6.99). In this board book, a snowman searches for his nose. (2-6)
Who's Got Mail? by Charles Reasoner ($7.99) is a die-cut board book with flaps and pop-ups. (2-6)
Trim the Tree for Christmas! by William Boniface, illus. by Debbie Palen ($9.99), features 30 ornaments. (3-6)
How Murray Saved Christmas by Mike Reiss, illus. by David Catrow ($10.99). When Santa is put out of commission, a deli owner agrees to take his place. (3-up)
New Doodle Art Tubes are King's Feast, Mermaid's Treasure, Noah's Ark and Totem Pole ($10.99 each super size, $8.99 medium, all ages); and Car Racing and World Landmarks ($6.99 mini size, all ages). The Peephole series adds Peephole Rhymes and Peephole Riddles, illus. by Emily Bolam ($7.99 each, 2-6). Thanksgiving Board Books! gains Turkey Time! and Thanksgiving Parade ($4.99 each, 2-6). New Halloween Glow Books by Charles Reasoner are Mrs. Broom!, Going Batty! and Funny Bones! ($4.99 each, 3-up). And Crazy Games plays on with The Crazy Mythical Monsters Game and The Crazy Train Game ($3.99 each, 6-up).
The Amazing Christmas Maze Book
, illus. by Scott Sullivan ($5.99), collects mazes with holiday themes. (All ages)
How to Find Almost Anything on the Internet: A Kid's Guide to Safe Searching by Ted Pedersen and Francis Moss ($4.99) is a guide for young Web surfers. (8-up)
Paperback Series
Mad Libs
continues with Mad Libs for President and Mad Libs in Love by Roger Price and Leonard Stern ($3.99 each, all ages). Mr. Men and Little Miss welcome Mr. Busy, Mr. Slow, Little Miss Twins, Mr. Clumsy, Mr. Skinny and Little Miss Contrary ($2.99 each, 5-up). And Plugged In adds What if Someone I Know Is Gay?: Answers to Questions About Gay and Lesbian People by Eric Marcus ($4.99, 12-up).

Grandpas Are for Finding Worms
and Grandmas Are for Giving Tickles by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Jennifer Plecas ($6.99 each), celebrate the special bond between children and grandparents. (2-6)
Light the Candles: A Hanukkah Lift-the-Flap Book by Joan Holub, illus. by Lynne Cravath ($6.99), depicts holiday activities and traditions. (2-6)
Paperback Series
Puffin Lift-the-Flaps
gains Emily's First Day of School by Claire Masurel, illus. by Susan Calitri ($6.99, 2-6). Joining Easy-to-Read books are Presents for Santa by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Laura Rader; Tiny G s to the Library by Cari Meister, illus. by Rich Davis; and Turtle and Snake and the Christmas Tree by Kate Spohn ($3.99 each, 4-7); Shawn and Keeper: Show and Tell by Jonathan London, illus. by Renee Williams-Andriani ($3.99, 4-7); Amanda Pig and Her Best Friend Lollipop by Jean Van Leeuwen ($3.99, 5-8); and The Snow Child by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Julia Zanes ($3.99, 5-8). Hank the Cowdog adds The Case of the Raging Rottweiler by John R. Erickson, illus. by Gerald Holmes ($4.99, 8-12). And Sweep continues with Book of Shadows and The Coven by Cate Tiernan ($5.99 each, 12-up).
Paperback Reprints
A Lot of Otters
by Barbara Helen Berger ($6.99, 2-6); Mice Squeak, We Speak by Arnold Shapiro, illus. by Tomie dePaola ($5.99, 2-6); The Boy Who Wouldn't Go to Bed by Helen Cooper; Bunny Money by Rosemary Wells; and I Need a Snake by Lynne Jonell, illus. by Petra Mathers ($5.99 each, 3-7); Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas by Jan Waldron, illus. by David McPhail; Christmas Trolls and When I'm Sleepy by Jan Brett; The Christmas Witch by Steven Kellogg; Fantastic! Wow! And Unreal!: A Book About Interjections and Conjunctions by Ruth Heller; and Ten Terrible Dinosaurs by Paul Stickland ($6.99 each, 3-8); and The Awful Aardvarks Go to School by Reeve Lindbergh, illus. by Tracey Campbell Pearson; The Busy Building Book by Sue Tarsky, illus. by Alex Ayliffe; It's Going to Be Perfect! and Snowden by Nancy Carlson; Milly and Tilly: The Story of a Town Mouse and a Country Mouse by Kate Summers, illus. by Maggie Kneen; and Parts by Tedd Arnold ($5.99 each, 3-8).
Also, Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella by Tony Johnston, illus. by James Warhola; Boundless Grace by Mary Hoffman, illus. by Caroline Binch; Hooray, a Pinata! by Elisa Kleven; I Did It, I'm Sorry by Caralyn Buehner, illus. by Mark Buehner; My Dog Never Says Please by Suzanne Williams, illus. by Tedd Arnold; and Strega Nona: Her Story by Tomie dePaola ($5.99 each, 4-8); and Bridges Are to Cross by Philemon Sturges, illus. by Giles Laroche; The Great Redwall Feast by Brian Jacques, illus. by Christopher Denise; The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen, illus. by Rachel Isadora; Minty by Alan Schr der, illus. by Jerry Pinkney; Miz Berlin Walks by Jane Yolen, illus. by Floyd Cooper; Nicholas Pipe by Robert D. San Souci, illus. by David Shannon; Sam and the Tigers by Julius Lester, illus. by Jerry Pinkney; Sister Anne's Hands by Marybeth Lorbiecki, illus. by K. Wendy Popp; and Window Music by Anastasia Suen, illus. by Wade Zahares ($6.99 each, 4-8).
Also, An Outlaw Thanksgiving by Emily Arnold McCully ($6.99, 5-8); Mister and Me by Kimberly Willis Holt, illus. by Leonard Jenkins ($3.99, 7-10); Laugh-eteria by Douglas Florian ($6.99, 7-11); The Boxes by William Sleator; How I Saved Hanukkah by Amy Goldman Koss, illus. by Diane deGroat; Mary on Horseback by Rosemary Wells, illus. by Peter McCarty; Romance of the Snob Squad by Julie Anne Peters; Secret Letters from 0 to 10 by Susie Morgenstern, trans. by Gill Rosner; and Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson ($4.99 each, 8-12); and Carolina Crow Girl by Valerie Hobbs, Club Earth and A Year with Butch and Spike by Gail Gauthier, The Door in the Lake by Nancy Butts and The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson ($5.99 each, 8-12).
Additionally, The Empress of Elsewhere by Theresa Nelson, The First Horse I See by Sally Keehn, The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood, The Starplace by Vicki Grove and The Year of Our Revolution: Love and Rebellion in the 1960s by Judith Ortiz Cofer ($5.99 each, 10-14); Gypsy Rizka by Lloyd Alexander, A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck and Reaching Dustin by Vicki Grove ($4.99 each, 10-14); Witness to War: Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution by Michael Leapman ($7.99, 10-up); and Backwater by Joan Bauer, Go and Come Back by Joan Abelove, Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen and The Umbrella Man and Other Stories by Roald Dahl ($5.99 each, 12-up).
Paperback Series Reprints
Puffin Easy-to-Reads
reprints Creepy Riddles by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg, illus. by S.D. Schindler ($3.99, 6-9). Puffin Chapters adds Horrible Harry Moves Up to Third Grade by Suzy Kline, illus. by Frank Remkiewicz; Louise Takes Charge by Stephen Krensky, illus. by Susanna Natti; and The Night the Bells Rang by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock, illus. by Leslie W. Bowman ($3.99 each, 7-10). New to Pioneer Daughtersare Hannah of Fairfield and Hannah's Helping Hands by Jean Van Leeuwen ($3.99 each, 7-10). Cam Jansen reprints Cam Jansen and the Catnapping Mystery by David A. Adler, illus. by Susanna Natti ($3.99, 7-10). And a new Cody reprint is Spotlight on Cody by Betsy Duffey, illus. by Ellen Thompson ($3.99, 7-10).
Paperback Reissues
Timothy G s to School
by Rosemary Wells ($5.99, 3-7); Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells ($5.99, 3-7); Dreams by Ezra Jack Keats ($5.99, 3-8); Keats's The Little Drummer Boy ($6.99, 3-8); Into the Dream by William Sleator ($4.99, 8-12); The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian by Lloyd Alexander ($4.99, 10-14); The Man in the Woods and When No One Was Looking by Rosemary Wells; and To Be a Slave by Julius Lester, illus. by Tom Feelings ($5.99 each, 10-14); Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories by Ellen Levine ($6.99, 10-14); and The Blue Sword and The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley ($5.99 each, 10-up).
Paperback Series Reissues
New Max and Ruby reissues by Rosemary Wells are Max's Christmas ($5.99, 3-7) and Max's Dragon Shirt ($5.99, 3-7). Madeline reissues Madeline's Christmas by Ludwig Bemelmans ($6.99, 3-8). The Cam Jansen Fun Book by David A. Adler, illus. by Susanna Natti, is a new Puffin Activity Book ($3.99, 7-10). Puffin Chapters gains The Canada Geese Quilt by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock, illus. by Leslie W. Bowman ($3.99, 7-10). And two Vesper Holly reissues are The Illyrian Adventure and The El Dorado Adventure by Lloyd Alexander ($5.99 each, 10-14)

Fed Up! A Feast of Frazzled Foods
by Rex Barron ($15.99) is an alphabet book that reveals the feelings of various foods. (All ages)
Sacred Places by Philemon Sturges, illus. by Giles Laroche ($16.99), visits locations that are sacred to followers of Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity. (All ages)
Chato and the Party Animals by Gary Soto, illus. by Susan Guevara ($15.99). Chato plans a birthday party for his friend, but forgets to invite the guest of honor. (4-8)
Eight Animals on the Town by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Lee Chapman ($15.99). Eight pals go dancing in this tale that introduces Spanish phrases. (4-8)
Hedgie's Surprise by Jan Brett ($16.99). Hedgie helps a hen outwit a mischievous elf. (4-8)
Strega Nona Takes a Vacation by Tomie dePaola ($16.99). Big Anthony wreaks further havoc while Strega Nona vacations at the seashore. (4-8)
Covered Wagons, Bumpy Trails by Verla Kay, illus. by S.D. Schindler ($15.99), chronicles a family's journey across the country by covered wagon. (4-8)
Mirette & Bellini Cross Niagara Falls by Emily Arnold McCully ($15.99). These two characters accept an invitation to cross the falls on their high wire. (4-8)
My Two Hands, My Two Feet by Rick Walton, illus. by Julia Gorton ($14.99), introduces busy hands and feet. (4-8)
What Did I Look Like When I Was a Baby? by Jeanne Willis, illus. by Tony Ross ($15.99). A frog learns about his transformation from tadpole to frog. (4-8)
The Language of Birds by Rafe Martin, illus. by Susan Gaber ($15.99), is a tale of a good brother who rescues his selfish sibling. (5-up)
Forging Freedom by Hudson Talbott ($15.99). The author tells the true story of his Amsterdam neighbor, Jaap Penraat, who saved more than 400 Dutch Jews from the Nazis. (7-up)
Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer ($16.99). A teenager moves across the country to work as a waitress at a restaurant owned by an ill man who decides to run for mayor. (12-up)
New Spot releases by Eric Hill are Spot's First Christmas ($7.99, 1-3) and Spot's Big Touch and Feel Book ($12.99, 1-3).


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