Teen Spirit: One World, Many Paths ($11.95) by Paul Raushenbush examines the world’s major religions. (13-19)

Paperback Series

Taste Berries for Teens releases Short Stories and Encouragement on Being Cool, Caring and Courageous by Bettie B. Youngs and Jennifer Leigh Youngs ($12.95, 13-19). And Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul IV continues with More Stories of Life, Love and Learningby Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Kimberly Kirberger ($12.95, 13-19).


Braid the Challah and I Am a Torah ($5.95 each) by Beily Paluch, illus. by Patti Argoff, are rhyming board-book tales. (1-3)


The Secret Tunnel ($8.95) by Joy Nelkin Wieder is a tale about Jews who outwit the enemy and dig a life-saving tunnel. (7-10)

HANDPRINT BOOKS (Chronicle, dist.)

Barnyard Friends ($17.95) by Karen Baicker, illus. by Pamela Thomson, offers a board book of poems with felt pieces. (2-5)

Noisy City Day and Noisy City Night ($7.95 each) by Sara Anderson. These board books depict city life. (2-5)

Bless This Mouse ($14.95) by Dianna Hutts Aston, illus. by John Butler. A mouse in a woodland setting recites a prayer. (2-up)

Woodkins: Kirsty’s Big Adventure by Dawn Bently, illus. by Priscilla Burris; and Kelly’s Great Day by Bently, illus. by Kathleen Kemly ($12.95 each) are books packaged with a wooden doll and accessories. (4-6)

Petropolis ($16.95) by Susanne Santoro Whayne, illus. by Christopher Santoro. Where do pets go when no one is at home? (4-8)

The Genie in the Book ($15.95) by Cindy Trumbore, illus. by R.W. Alley. A boy inadvertently releases a kind genie. (7-11)

BrainJuice: English, Fresh Squeezed! ($14.95) by Carol Diggory Shields, illus. by Tony Ross, compiles 40 poems about the English language. (7-11)


Olive, My Love ($15) by Vivian Walsh, illus. by J.otto Seibold, is a sequel to Olive, the Other Reindeer. (All ages)

The End of the Beginning: Being the Adventures of a Small Snail (and an Even Smaller Ant) ($14.95) by Avi, illus. by Tricia Tusa, is a fable offering insight into the meanings of things great and small. (All ages)

Omnibeasts: Animal Poems and Paintings ($18) by Douglas Florian brings together poems from the author’s earlier collections. (All ages)

The Worm Family ($16) by Tony Johnston, illus. by Stacy Innerst, introduces a family of proud worms. (3-7)

Why Epossumondas Has No Hair on His Tail ($16) by Coleen Salley, illus. by Janet Stevens. A possum learns about his ancestor’s role in history. (3-7)

Farmer Dale’s Red Pickup Truck ($16) by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Ivan Bates. When this farmer gives barnyard animals a lift, will his truck survive? (3-7)

Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book ($16) by Jeanette Winter focuses on the Day of the Dead celebration. (3-7)

The Incredible Water Show ($16) by Debra Frasier spotlights mysterious, miraculous water. (3-up)

Boris and Bella ($15) by Carolyn Crimi, illus. by Gris Grimly, presents a tale about unlikely pals. (4-7)

Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth ($16) by Alison McGhee, illus. by Harry Bliss. Is a third-grade teacher really a 300-year-old alien who collects baby teeth? (4-7)

Pinduli ($16) by Janell Cannon. A hyena teaches other animals of the African savanna about the power of words to hurt and to heal. (5-8)

Humphrey, Albert, and the Flying Machine ($16) by Kathryn Lasky, illus. by John Manders, offers a fractured fairytale celebrating science and invention. (5-8)

Gordimer Byrd’s Reminder ($16) by Robert Weinstock. Gordimer knows he’s destined for greatness, but he’s getting tired of waiting for it. (5-8)

Gifts ($17) by Ursula K. Le Guin is set in a world in which each person has a magical, dangerous gift. (12-up)

The Grand Tour: Being a Revelation of Matters of High Confidentiality and Greatest Importance, Including Extracts from the Intimate Diary of a Noblewoman and the Sworn Testimony of a Lady of Quality ($17) by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer. Kate and Cecy are on a grand tour of the Continent with orders from Wellington to thwart a magical plot to take over Europe. (12-up)


Mr. Putter and Tabby issues Mr. Putter & Tabby Write the Book by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard ($14, 6-9). And Chet Gecko Mysteries adds Murder, My Tweet by Bruce Hale ($14, 8-12).


Hands: growing up to be an artist by Lois Ehlert ($14.95, all ages); The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes, illus. by Louis Slobodkin, introduction by Helena Estes ($16, paper $6, 6-10); and Half Magic: Fiftieth-Anniversary Ed. by Edward Eager, illus. by N.M. Bodecker, introduction by Jack Gantos ($18.95, 8-up).

Series Reissues

Harcourt Young Classics reissues four novels by William O. Steele and three by Theodore Taylor ($17 each, Odyssey Classics paperback $5.95, 8-up).

Paperback Reprint

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly, ($8.95, 14-up).

Paperback Series Reprints

Mr. Putter and Tabby return in Mr. Putter & Tabby Stir the Soup by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard ($5.95, 6-9). And Chet Gecko Mysteries reprints Chet Gecko’s Big Box of Mystery ($14.95, 8-12).

Paperback Reissues

Very Far Away from Anywhere Else by Ursula K. Le Guin ($5.95, 12-up); and I Had Seen Castles by Cynthia Rylant ($5.95, 12-up).


Sam and the Bag ($12.95, paper $3.95) by Alison Jeffries, illus. by Dan Andreasen. Sam the cat learns how to play just like his bigger pals. (4-6)

Best Friends ($12.95, paper $3.95) by Anna Michaels, illus. by G. Brian Karas, is a rhyming tale starring pals Dan and Zack. (4-6)

Lucy’s Quiet Book ($12.95, paper $3.95) by Angela Shelf Medearis, illus. by Lisa Campbell Ernst. When Lucy reads her favorite book aloud, her noisy brothers actually listen. (5-7)

Tomás Rivera ($12.95, paper $3.95) by Jane Medina, illus. by Edward Martinez, presents a biography of this writer. (5-7)


Where Is Bear? ($16) by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Valeri Gorbachev. Forest animals play hide-and-seek. (2-5)

Sleeping Cutie ($16) by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illus. by Brian Pinkney. A magical toy solves Cutie’s bedtime problem. (3-7)

What Time Is It, Mr. Crocodile? ($16) by Judy Sierra, illus. by Doug Cushman, is a time-telling tale featuring five monkeys and a crocodile. (3-7)

Between Heaven and Earth: Bird Tales from Around the World ($22) by Howard Norman, illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon, collects stories about birds. (7-10)

Regarding the Sink: Where, Oh Where, Did Waters Go? ($15) by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise. Sixth graders take a class trip to China to solve a mystery. (9-12)


Iris and Walter reappear in Iris and Walter and the Substitute Teacher by Elissa Haden Guest, illus. by Christine Davenier ($15, 6-9).

Paperback Series Reprints

Iris and Walter reprints Iris and Walter and Cousin Howie by Elissa Haden Guest, illus. by Christine Davenier ($5.95, 6-9). And Great Episodes issues Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry’s Family by Ann Rinaldi ($6.95, 10-14).


Paperback in Spanish

Cosechando esperanza: La historia de César Chávez (Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez) by Kathleen Krull, trans. by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada, illus. by Yuyi Morales ($7, 6-9).



The Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager, Hobby, and Merlin ($6.95) by Jane Yolen is an omnibus edition of this trilogy. (8-12)

Paperback Reprints

Wizard at Work by Vivian Vande Velde ($5.95, 8-12); Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot: Being the Correspondence of Two Young Ladies of Quality Regarding Various Magical Scandals in London and the Country by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer and Sword of the Rightful King: A Novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen ($6.95 each, 12-up).

Paperback Reissues

The Unicorn Treasury: Stories, Poems, and Unicorn Lore, compiled and ed. by Bruce Coville ($5.95, 8-12); and Elsewhere and Nevernever by Will Shetterly ($6.95 each, 14-up).


Everywhere Babies ($6.95) by Susan Meyers, illus. by Marla Frazee, is a board book depicting all kinds of families. (6 mos.-3 yrs.)

Good Night, Mr. Night ($6.95) by Dan Yaccarino. This board book celebrates the quiet mystery of nighttime. (6 mos.-3 yrs.)

Noisy Kisses ($8.95) by Barney Saltzberg describes a noisy game. (6 mos.-3 yrs.)

Board Book in Spanish

Besos de animales (Animal Kisses) by Barney Saltzberg, trans. by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada ($8.95, 6 mos.-3 yrs.).


Paperback Reprints

The Pig in the Spigot by Richard Wilbur, illus. by J.otto Seibold ($7, all ages); Nuts to You! by Lois Ehlert; and The Maestro Plays by Bill Martin, Jr., illus. by Vladimir Radunsky ($7 each, 3-7); Sit, Truman! by Dan Harper, illus. by Cara Moser and Barry Moser; Little Whistle’s Dinner Party by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Tim Bowers; and Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D. San Souci, illus. by David Catrow ($6 each, 3-7); and A Picnic in October by Eve Bunting, illus. by Nancy Carpenter ($6, 6-9).


The Book of Fairy PoetryClick here! ($19.99), selected and illus. by Michael Hague, collects 50 poems featuring fairies. (All ages)

Robot Santa: The Further Adventures of Santa’s Twin ($19.99) Click here! by Dean Koontz, illus. by Phil Parks, is a sequel to Santa’s Twin. (All ages)

Winners Never Quit!Click here! ($15.99) by Mia Hamm, illus. by Carol Thompson. This soccer pro describes growing up with competitive soccer-playing siblings. (All ages)

The Cuddle BookClick here! ($14.99) by Guido Van Genechten shows how everyone likes to cuddle one way or another. (2-5)

Baby Bat’s LullabyClick here! ($15.99) by Jacquelyn Mitchard, illus. by Julia Noonan, is a bedtime tale starring a mother and her baby bat. (3-6)

I Love You! A Bushel and a PeckClick here! ($15.99) by Frank Loesser, illus. by Rosemary Wells, features two ducklings. (3-6)

Thanks for ThanksgivingClick here! ($12.99) by Julie Markes, illus. by Doris Barrette, underscores the importance of giving thanks. (3-7)

If You’ll Be My ValentineClick here! ($14.99) by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Fumi Kosaka. A boy offers Valentine wishes to each member of his family. (3-8)

Bunny ChristmasClick here! ($15.99) by Rick Walton, illus. by Paige Miglio, reveals how a bunny family celebrates this holiday. (3-up)

I Know It’s AutumnClick here! ($15.99) by Eileen Spinelli, illus. by Nancy Hayashi, spotlights autumn’s delights. (4-7)

Bartholomew’s BlessingClick here! ($15.99) by Stephanie S. Tolan, illus. by Margie More. A mouse discovers the truth about himself on Christmas Eve. (4-8)

Henry the Christmas CatClick here! ($15.99) by Mary Calhoun, illus. by Erick Ingraham. Henry saves a runaway lamb and joins a Christmas pageant. (4-8)

How to Make a NightClick here! ($15.99) by Linda Ashman, illus. by Tricia Tusa. A child puts a busy day to bed and brings on the night. (4-8)

Queen of HeartsClick here! ($15.99) by Mary Engelbreit. Ann Estelle makes a box to hold her Valentines. (4-8)

Santa Claus Is Comin’ to TownClick here! ($16.99) by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie, illus. by Steven Kellogg. After visiting the North Pole, a bear spreads news that Santa is comin’ to town. (4-8)

The Teeny Tiny Ghost and the MonsterClick here! ($14.99) by Kay Winters, illus. by Lynn Munsinger. This scaredy-ghost must overcome his fears to finish a class project. (4-8)

The Giant and the BeanstalkClick here! ($15.99) by Diane Stanley tells a familiar tale from the giant’s perspective. (5-8)

Saturday Night at the BeastroClick here! ($15.99) by Jane Breskin Zalben and Steven Zalben depicts a gathering of hungry monsters. (5-9)

The Monster TrapClick here! ($16.99) by Dean Morrissey and Stephen Krensky, illus. by Morrissey. Paddy and his grandfather set out to build a sure-fire monster trap. (5-up)

The Story of HalloweenClick here! ($15.99) by Carol Greene, illus. by Linda Bronson, examines the genesis of this holiday. (7-10)

Walking the Bible: An Illustrated Journey for Kids Through the Greatest Stories Ever ToldClick here! ($18.99) by Bruce Feiler, illus. by Sasha Meret, is a children’s version of the adult book of the same title. (7-up)

The Dragons of Spratt, OhioClick here! ($15.99) by Linda Zinnen. John must save a newborn litter of dragons. (8-12)

Emily Post’s The Guide to Good Manners for KidsClick here! ($15.99) by Peggy Post and Cindy Post Senning offers etiquette tips for various situations. (8-12)

Fourth Grade FussClick here! ($15.99) by Johanna Hurwitz, illus. by Andy Hammond, centers on students facing standardized tests. (8-12)

The Get Rich Quick ClubClick here! ($15.99) by Dan Gutman introduces five kids determined to make a million dollars. (8-12)

Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy TalesClick here! ($15.99) by Gregory Maguire. Wisecracking animals wreak havoc on eight tales. (8-12)

MillionsClick here! ($15.99) by Frank Cottrell Boyce. Two brothers have only two weeks to spend a stash of cash. (8-12)

Measle and the WrathmonkClick here! ($15.99) by Ian Ogilvy. An orphan is miniaturized by his evil guardian. (8-13)

Burying the SunClick here! ($15.99) by Gloria Whelan is a tale based on the siege of St. Petersburg during WWII. (10-up)

The Dark PondClick here! ($15.99) by Joseph Bruchac. A student tries to discover what lives in a pond’s dark waters. (10-up)

Rider in the Dark: An Epic Horse StoryClick here! ($15.99) by Victoria Holmes is an adventure set in 18th-century England. (10-up)

The Skull Talks Back and Other Haunting TalesClick here! ($15.99), collected by Zora Neale Hurston, adapted by Joyce Carol Thomas, illus. by Leonard Jenkins, compiles six Southern stories. (10-up)

Blood SecretClick here! ($15.99) by Kathryn Lasky is a saga set during the Spanish Inquisition. (12-up)

Raven’s PointClick here! ($15.99) by Melinda Metz. An ancient evil awakens on an island. (12-up)

Teen IdolClick here! ($15.99) by Meg Cabot centers on a teen who is better at fixing other people’s problems than her own. (12-up)

This Must Be LoveClick here! ($15.99) by Tui Sutherland is a modern retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. (12-up)


A Series of Unfortunate EventsClick here! wails on with The Grim Grotto by Lemony Snicket ($11.95, all ages).

I Fall Down joins Science PlayClick here! by Vicki Cobb, illus. by Julia Gorton ($15.99, 3-5).

Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out ScienceClick here! gains From Seed to Pumpkin by Wendy Pfeffer, illus. by James Graham Hale ($15.99, paper $4.99, 3-6).

Math StartClick here! adds a trio of titles by Stuart J. Murphy ($15.99, paper $4.99, 3 up-7 up).

Joining I Can ReadClick here! are Baa-Choo! by Sarah Weeks, illus. by Jane Manning; Christmas Presents: Holiday Poetry and Hanukkah Lights: Holiday Poetry, selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Melanie Hall; Valentine Hearts: Holiday Poetry, selected by Hopkins, illus. by Joann Adinolfi; I Am the Turkey by Michele Sobel Spirn, illus. by Joy Allen; and Wildlife Conservation Society: Tigers by Sarah L. Thomson ($15.99 each, 4-8).

The Stink FilesClick here! issues Dossier 002: To Scratch a Thief by Holm and Hamel, illus. by Brad Weinman ($14.99, 7-10).

Two novels join The Girls of Lighthouse LaneClick here! by Thomas Kinkade and Erika Tamar ($12.99, 10-up).

WarriorsClick here! by Erin Hunter releases The Darkest Hour ($15.99, 10-up).

R.L. Stine’s Dangerous GirlsClick here! continues with The Taste of Night ($14.99, 12-up).

And The Princess DiariesClick here! welcomes The Princess Present by Meg Cabot ($8.99, 12-up).


Christmas in the BarnClick here! by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Diane Goode ($15.99, 3-7)

The Night Before ChristmasClick here! by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Mary Engelbreit ($16.99, 4-8)

Engelbreit’s Queen of ChristmasClick here! ($15.99, 4-8)

Part-Time DogClick here! by Jane Thayer, illus. by Lisa McCue ($14.99, 4-8)

And The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two GoldfishClick here! by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Dave McKean ($16.99, 5-up).

Series Reissues

C.S. Lewis’s NarniaClick here! reissues The Chronicles of Narnia, illus. by Pauline Baynes ($29.99, all ages); The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, retold by Hiawyn Oram, illus. by Tudor Humphries ($16.99, 3-7); and The Magician’s Nephew Book and CD, performed by Kenneth Branagh ($29.99, 8-up). And I Can ReadClick here! reissues Emmett’s Pig by Mary Stolz, illus. by Garth Williams ($15.99, 4-8).


Paperback Reprint

The Dream BearerClick here! by Walter Dean Myers ($5.99, 10-up).


The Legend of Holly ClausClick here! ($16.99) by Brittney Ryan, illus. by Laurel Long, is a novel about the life of Santa Claus’s daughter. (9-up)


The Little Grey Men: A Story for the Young in HeartClick here! by BB, illus. by Denys Watkins-Pitchford ($16.99, 8-12).



The Midnight ColtClick here! and The Wild MareClick here! ($4.99 each) by Glenn Balch are novels featuring horses. (9-up)

Paperback Series

Phantom StallionClick here! gallops on with two novels by Terri Farley ($4.99 each, 10-up).

Paperback Reprint

Beware! R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary StoriesClick here! , ed. by R.L. Stine Click here! ($5.99, 8-up).

Paperback Series Reprints

WarriorsClick here! reprints Forest of Secrets by Erin Hunter ($5.99, 10-up).

And Dangerous GirlsClick here! by R.L. Stine issues its debut book of the same title ($5.99, 12-up).

Paperback Reissue

Further Confessions of Georgia NicolsonClick here! by Louise Rennison ($13.99, 12-up).

Paperback Series Reissues

Phantom StallionClick here! offers Phantom Stallion Box Set by Terri Farley ($14.99, 10-up).

And Meg Cabot’s The Princess DiariesClick here! reissues Vol. III & IV: The Highs and Lows of Being Mia ($13.99, 8-up).


It’s Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control PanelClick here! ($16.99) by Jamie Lee Curtis, illus. by Laura Cornell, tackles the issue of self-control. (4-8)

Thanksgiving on Plymouth PlantationClick here! ($15.99) by Diane Stanley, illus. by Holly Berry. Twins travel back in time to take part in the first Thanksgiving. (5-10)

The Best Halloween EverClick here! ($14.99) by Barbara Robinson. The chaos-creating Herdmans celebrate another holiday. (8-up)

More Perfect Than the MoonClick here! ($14.99) by Patricia MacLachlan is the fourth novel in the Sarah, Plain and Tall saga. (8-10)

My Travels with Capts. Lewis and Clark, by George ShannonClick here! ($15.99) by Kate McMullan, illus. by Adrienne Yorinks, presents the fictional journal of the youngest member of this expedition. (10-up)


AbaratClick here! by Clive Barker adds Days of Magic, Nights of War ($24.99, all ages).

Paperback Reprints

One CandleClick here! by Eve Bunting, illus. by K. Wendy Popp ($5.99, 4-8)

And WastelandClick here! by Francesca Lia Block ($7.99, 12-up).

Paperback Reissues

Caleb’s StoryClick here!, Sarah, Plain and TallClick here! and SkylarkClick here! by Patricia MacLachlan

Beautiful BoysClick here!, Goat GirlsClick here! and Weetzie BatClick here! by Francesca Lia Block ($4.99 each, 8-10).

Paperback Series Reissue

AbaratClick here! by Clive Barker reissues the novel of that same title ($6.99, 12-up).


The Saint of DragonsClick here! ($15.99) by Jason Hightman. A dragon fighter decides his son should follow in his footsteps. (12-up)

Predator’s GoldClick here! ($16.99) by Philip Reeve is a sequel to Mortal Engines. (12-up)

A Sterkarm KissClick here! ($16.99) by Susan Price is a follow-up to The Sterkarm Handshake. (12-up)

Paperback Series

The Books of MagicClick here! issues Reckonings by Carla Jablonski, created by Neil Gaiman and John Bolton ($5.99, 12-up).

Paperback Reprint

Mortal EnginesClick here! by Philip Reeve ($6.99, 12-up).

Paperback Reissues

SabrielClick here!, LirealClick here! and AbhorsenClick here! by Garth Nix ($12.99 each, 12-up).


ArrowvilleClick here! ($15.99) by Geefwee Boedoe is a rhyming tale examining the trials of being different. (3-7)

Under My Hood I Have a HatClick here! ($14.99) by Karla Kuskin, illus. by Fumi Kosaka. After a girl removes layers of clothing, it’s time to put everything back on and go out to play in the snow again. (3-7)

Paperback Reprint

The Dulcimer BoyClick here! by Tor Seidler, illus. by Brian Selznick ($6.99, all ages).


If Not for the CatClick here! (16.99) by Jack Prelutsky, illus. by Ted Rand, offers animal haiku that are riddles. (3-up)

Don’t Get LostClick here! ($15.99) by Pat Hutchins is a circular story that encourages children to look and listen. (3-up)

I Spy Shapes in ArtClick here! ($19.99), selected by Lucy Micklethwait, challenges reader to find shapes in 14 works of art. (3-up)

Doodler DoodlingClick here! ($15.99) by Rita Golden Gelman, illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky, introduces a young doodler. (5-up)

The Train of StatesClick here! ($17.99) by Peter Sís. Each car of a circus train represents one of the 50 sates. (6-up)

Happy Haunting, Amelia BedeliaClick here! ($15.99) by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynn Sweat, is a Halloween tale. (6-up)

Birthday PonyClick here! ($14.99) by Jessie Haas, illus. by Margot Apple, is a sequel to Runaway Radish. (7-up)

The Little GentlemanClick here! ($15.99) by Philippa Pearce, illus. by Tom Pohrt. A girl befriends a mole tunneling his way through 500 years of history. (8-up)

Ida B…and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the WorldClick here! ($15.99) by Katherine Hannigan introduces a resilient fourth grader. (9-up)

Snow-walkerClick here! ($17.99) by Catherine Fisher presents a fantasy tale. (10-up)

CobwebsClick here! ($15.99) by Karen Romano Young. In this coming-of-age tale, a girl copes with change. (12-up)

A Crack in the LineClick here! ($15.99) by Michael Lawrence introduces a boy and a girl who are the same person-but not quite. (13-up)


The High-Rise Private EyesClick here! spies The Case of the Baffled Bear by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by G. Brian Karas ($14.99, 6-up).


A Box of Treats: Five Little Picture Books About Lilly and Her FriendsClick here! by Kevin Henkes ($14.99, 2-up)

My CarClick here! by Byron Barton ($6.99, 2-up).

Paperback Series

Amelia BedeliaClick here! returns in Be My Valentine, Amelia Bedelia by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynn Sweat ($6.99, 6-up).

Paperback Reprints

Farfallina & MarcelClick here! by Holly Keller ($5.99, 4-up)

The Midnight HorseClick here! by Sid Fleischman, illus. by Peter Sís ($4.99, 8-12)

Disappearing ActClick here! by Fleischman ($5.99, 8-up)

and Chinese HandcuffsClick here!, IronmanClick here! and King of the Mild FrontierClick here! by Chris Crutcher ($6.99 each, 12-up).

Paperback Series Reprints

Rowan of RinClick here! offers Rowan and the Ice Creepers by Emily Rodda ($5.99, 8-up).

Paperback Reissue

Runaway PonyClick here! by Jessie Haas, illus. by Margot Apple ($4.25, 7-up).


Apples, ApplesClick here! and Pumpkin TimeClick here! ($5.99) by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, illus. by Christopher Santoro, are die-cut board books celebrating fall. (up to 3)

Baby’s First ChristmasClick here! ($10.99) shrink-wraps together The First Christmas by Robbie Trent and Marc Simont and The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Dana Regan. (up to 5)

Sharing Is FunClick here! ($6.99) by Joanna Cole, illus. by Maxie Chambliss, depicts examples of sharing. (1-4)

Santa’s NightClick here! ($6.99) by Lark Carrier reveals the contents of Santa’s sleigh. (2-6)

Lola’s Trick or TreatClick here! ($6.99) by Diane deGroat is a gatefold book about Lola’s search for a costume. (3-6)

Silver BellsClick here! ($6.99) by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans, illus. by Jane Dippold, retells this Christmas tale. (3-7)

Mrs. McMurphy’s PumpkinClick here! ($8.99) by Rick Walton, illus. by Delana Bettoli, reveals a woman’s solution to a pesky pumpkin. (3-up)

Wild Witches’ BallClick here! ($8.99) by Jack Prelutsky, illus. by Kelly Asbury, offers a Halloween caper. (4-6)


Charlotte’s Web/Stuart Little Slipcase Gift SetClick here! by E.B. White, illus. by Garth Williams, watercolors by Rosemary Wells ($49.99, all ages); The Night Before Christmas Board BookClick here! by Clement C. Moore, illus. by Bruce Whatley ($6.99, up to 4); and The Elves and the ShoemakerClick here! by The Brothers Grimm, illus. by Thea Kliros ($5.99, 2-6).

Paperback Series

BiscuitClick here! returns in two tales by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($4.99 each, 2-6).

Four titles join Build-A-Bear WorkshopClick here! by Catherine Hapka, illus. by Jim Valeri ($3.50-$7.99 each, ages 2-6 to 6-10).

My Little PonyClick here! trots on in five books, including Pony ParadeClick here! by Kate Egan, illus. by Gayle Middleton ($3.99, 2-6)

Wishes Do Come True! by Ann Marie Capalija, illus. by Lyn Fletcher ($3.50, 4-7)

Little CritterClick here! returns in three tales by Mercer Mayer ($3.29-$6.99 each, ages 2-6 to 3-7)

Charming ClassicsClick here! by Louisa May Alcott welcomes A Louisa May Alcott Christmas Book and Charm: Selected Holiday Stories and Poems ($6.99, 8-12).


Paperback Series

Astro BoyClick here! offers seven titles ($3.50-$4.99 each, 4-7)

Benji ReturnsClick here! issues three Festival Readers ($3.99-$4.99 each, ages 4-7 to 8-12)

Wonder WomanClick here! stars in two Festival Readers by Nina Jaffe, illus. by Ben Caldwell ($3.99 each, 4-7)

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate EventsClick here! releases eight tie-in volumes ($3.99-$35.99 each, 10-up).


Paperback in Spanish

Tiburones (Sharks)Click here! by Seymour Simon ($6.99, 7-10).


Superhero ChristmasClick here! ($15.99) by Stan Lee, illus. by Tim Jessell. A superhero family rescues Santa on Christmas Eve. (4-7)

A Firefly in a Fir Tree: A Carol for MiceClick here! ($14.99) by Hilary Knight. This new edition of this installment of The Christmas Nutshell Library features full-color art. (4-8)

Gigi and Lulu’s Gigantic FightClick here! ($14.99) by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illus. by Henry Cole, is a tale about fighting and individuality. (4-7)

The Lighthouse CatClick here! ($15.99) by Sue Stainton, illus. by Anne Mortimer, depicts a cat’s life by the sea. (4-7)

Annie, Between the StatesClick here! ($15.99) by L.M. Elliot. A Virginia teenager plays a controversial role in the Civil War. (12-up)

Comedy GirlClick here! ($15.99) by Ellen Schreiber. An aspiring stand-up comedian develops confidence. (12-up)


Outdoor AdventuresClick here! adds Snowboard Twist by Jean Craighead George, illus. by Wendall Minor ($15.99, 6-10).


The Alison RulesClick here! ($15.99) by Catherine Clark presents a story of friendship, love and loss. (14-up)

Cruise ControlClick here! ($15.99) by Terry Trueman is a companion to Stuck in Neutral. (14-up)

Paperback Reprints

Inside OutClick here! by Terry Trueman and True Confessions of a Heartless GirlClick here! by Martha Brooks ($6.99 each, 14-up)

Please Don’t Kill the Freshman: A MemoirClick here! by Zoe Trope ($7.99, 14-up).


Paperback Series

My Weird SchoolClick here! enrolls Mrs. Roopy Is Loopy! and Ms. Hannah Is Bananas! by Dan Gutman ($3.99 each, 7-10).

Paperback Reprints

I Love You All Day LongClick here! by Francesca Rusackas, illus. by Priscilla Burris ($6.99, 2-5)

Harold at the North PoleClick here! by Crockett Johnson ($5.99, 3-8)

Santa Comes to Little HouseClick here! by Laura Ingalls Wilder, illus. by Renée Graef ($5.99, 4-8)

Destination: SpaceClick here! by Seymour Simon ($6.99, 5-up)

A Christmas CarolClick here! by Charles Dickens, adapted by Stephen Krensky, illus. by Dean Morrissey ($6.99, 7-10)

The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups: The Second FileClick here! by David Wisniewski

The Story of Clocks and CalendarsClick here! by Betsy Maestro, illus. by Giulio Maestro ($6.99 each, 7-up)

Christmas in CanaanClick here! by Kenny Rodgers and Donald Davenport ($6.99, 8-12).

Paperback Series Reprints

Harold and the Purple CrayonClick here! reprints Harold at the North Pole by Crockett Johnson ($5.99, 3-8). I Can Read BooksClick here! issues An I Can Read Halloween Treat ($11.99, 4-8)

and Calling Doctor Amelia Bedelia by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynn Sweat

Emma’s Strange Pet by Jean Little, illus. by Jennifer Plecas

Minnie and Moo: The Night of the Living Bed by Denys Cazet; and Dinosaur Hunter by Elaine Marie Alphin, illus. by Don Bolognese ($3.99 each, 4-8).

Joining Don’t Know Much AboutClick here! is The Solar System by Kenneth C. Davis, illus. by Pedro Martin ($6.99, 6-9).

Laurence Yep’s Golden Mountain Chronicles: 1885Click here! offers The Traitor ($6.99, 10-up).

Paperback Reissues

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’Click here! by Eileen Spinelli, illus. by Megan Lloyd ($5.99, 4-8)

The PinballsClick here! by Betsy Byars ($5.99, 10-up)

WringerClick here! by Jerry Spinelli ($6.50, 12-up).

Paperback Series Reissues

Little HouseClick here! reissues The Little House Collection: Full-Color Box Set by Laura Ingalls Wilder, illus. by Garth Williams ($39.99, 8-12).


The O’Reilly Factor for KidsClick here! ($22.95) by Bill O’Reilly and Charles Flowers. Broadcast journalist O’Reilly discusses bullying, relationships, drugs and other issues teens are likely to face. (13-up)

Paperback Series

Mary-Kate & AshleyClick here! star in nine new books, including Mary-Kate & Ashley Graduation Summer: Everything I Want ($4.99, all ages); Two of a Kind: Holiday Magic ($4.99, 7-10) and So Little Time: Get Real ($4.99, 8-12).
ThoroughbredClick here! gains two novels ($4.99 each, 9-up).

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