Babar's World Tour ($16.95) by Laurent de Brunhoff. Babar and his family tour the world in this book, which contains a foldout poster. (All ages)
Apple for the Teacher ($24.95), collected and introduced by Jane Yolen, music arranged by Adam Stemple, is a songbook celebrating American occupations. (All ages)
This Is the Way a Baby Rides ($15.95) by Susan Meyers, illus. by Hiroe Nakata, spotlights things that both human and animal babies can do. (up to 6)
Tangerines and Tea, My Grandparents and Me ($15.95) by Ona Gritz, illus. by Yumi Heo. In this alliterative alphabet book, two siblings explore their grandparents' farm. (3-8)
The Eight Nights of Chanukah ($12.95) by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Elivia Savadier, portrays a family celebrating this holiday. (3-8)
Firefighter and Motorcycle Police ($8.95 each) by Ken Wilson-Max are interactive books revealing a day in the lives of these workers. (4-7)
Noises at Night ($15.95) by Beth Raisner Glass and Susan Lubner, illus. by Bruce Whatley. Familiar bedtime noises lead to adventures. (4-8)
Seymour Slug Starts School ($14.95) by Carey Armstrong-Ellis. Seymour is nervous about his first day of school. (4-8)
Flamingo's First Christmas ($15.95) by Nancy Raines Day, illus. by Fiona Robinson. A clumsy tropical bird celebrates this holiday. (4-8)
Little Red: A Fizzingly Good Yarn ($16.95) by Lynn Roberts, illus. by David Roberts. In this retelling, Little Red Riding Hood is a young patriot in colonial America. (4-9)
Cats ($18.95), photos by Hans Silvester, text by Hubert Comte, drawings by Sandra Lefrancois, depicts a cat's world. (8-12)
Untamed: Animals in the Wild ($18.95), photos by Steve Bloom, text by Christian Havard, drawings by Emmanuelle Zicot, focuses on animals in their natural habitats. (8-12)
Mummies: The Newest, Coolest, & Creepiest from Around the World ($16.95) by Shelley Tanaka introduces various mummies. (8-12)
Lighthouses ($18.95) by Francis Dreyer, photos by Philip Pisson, drawings by Daniel Dufour, traces the history of lighthouses. (8-12)
Dino Wars ($17.95) by Jinny Johnson with Michael Benton presents facts about prehistoric creatures. (8-up)
The Atlas of Ancient Egypt ($19.95) by Delia Pemberton is a reference published in association with the British Museum. (10-up)
Hello Kitty returns in Hello USA! ($12.95, all ages) and A Day of Thanks ($12.95, 3-7), illus. by Higashi Glaser. Can You Find It? continues with Search and Discover for Young Art Lovers: Can You Find It Inside? and Can You Find It Outside? ($10.95 each, 3-6).
Board Book Reprints
Hello Kitty issues Hello Christmas!, Hello Halloween! and Hello Love!, illus. by Higashi Glaser ($6.95 each, up to 3).
Paperback Series Reprints
Hello Kitty reprints Hello Love! and Loves School!, illus. by Higashi Glaser ($3.99 each, 3-7).


The Telling Pool ($19.95) by David Clement-Davies. The lives of a boy and his crusader father become entangled in a king's war and the machinations of a sorceress. (12-up)
Seeing Emily ($16.95) by Joyce Lee Wong. A Chinese-American teen strives to please her parents and see past others' perceptions of her. (14-up)
The Sisters Grimm starts up with The Fairy-Tale Detectives and The Usual Suspects by Michael Buckley, illus. by Peter Ferguson ($14.95 each, 8-12).


Everything Kids issues The Everything Kids' Dinosaur Book by Kathi Wagner and Sheryl Racine and The Everything Kids' Crazy Puzzles Book by Beth Blair and Jennifer Ericsson ($6.95 each, 5-8); The Everything Kids' Gross Jokes Book by Aileen Weintraub and The Everything Kids' Gross Puzzle and Activity Book by Blair and Ericsson ($6.95 each, 9-12).


(IPG, dist.)
The Big Ball of String ($14.95) by Ross Mueller, illus. by Craig Smith. In this tale, a ball of string becomes a soccer ball. (3-5)
Hugo the Flying Firefighter ($13.95) by Lorette Broekstra. An elephant becomes a hero when he saves a neighbor's house from fire. (3-6)
Once Upon a Picture ($16.95) by Sally Swain uses four famous paintings to introduce art. (6-9)
Drop Dead, Mad Dog Fred ($7.95) by Jonathan Harlen. A girl tries to save the family farm while her eccentric father concocts peculiar solutions to problems. (7-9)
Spook's Shack ($6.95) by Wendy Orr. A boy teams up with a ghost to protect the wilderness from a greedy businessman. (7-9)
Puberty Girl ($15.95) by Shushann Movsessian is a guide to puberty for girls. (9-12)
Goom ($6.95) by Joshua Wright follows the adventures of a goofy creature created by a wicked wizard. (9-12)
Through the Tiger's Eye ($7.95) by Kerrie O'Connor. Two siblings are transported to a war-torn country where they help free victims of forced child labor. (9-12)
The Ballad of Cauldron Bay ($7.95) by Elizabeth Honey tells of a group of friends vacationing in an old beach house. (12-up)
Indo Dreaming ($7.95) by Neil Grant. A young man journeys through Indonesia as he comes to terms with the death of his surfing friend. (12-up)
Secret Scribbled Notebooks ($7.95) by Joanne Horniman centers on a teen in her last year of school. (12-up)
Paperback Reprints
Brain Scam, Circus Berzerkus and The Cockroach War by Jonathan Harlen ($7.95 each, 8-12).


(Firefly, dist.)
Kids Do, Animals Too ($17.95, paper $5.95) by Debora Pearson, illus. by Nora Hilb, introduces animals, actions and opposites. (2-4)
Bit by Bit ($19.95, paper $7.95) by Shoichi Nejime, illus. by Heather Castles. What happens when a gust of wind carries a caterpillar from his tree? (2-5)
Bright Red Kisses ($19.95, paper $7.95) by Teresa Toten, illus. by Deirdre Betteridge. A girl helps her mother dress up for an evening out. (2-5)
And You Can Come Too ($19.95, paper $5.95) by Ruth Ohi. When Sara threatens to run away after a bout of sibling bickering, her whole family becomes involved in the plan. (3-6)
The Paper Bag Princess 25th Anniv. Ed.: The Story Behind the Story ($19.95) by Robert Munsch, illus. by Michael Martchenko. This large-format edition includes never published sketches and notes about the book's creation. (4-up)
Uncle Gus's Magic Box ($18.95, paper $5.95) by Ted van Lieshout, illus. by Philip Hopman, tells of a boy's strange inheritance. (7-9)
Sarah and the Magic Science Project ($18.95, paper $7.95) by Hazel Hutchins, illus. by Christine Delezenne. A woman's magical abilities help two friends create a science project. (8-10)
Prepare to Be Amazed ($24.95, paper $12.95) by Mary Schendlinger relays the story of modern magic through the lives of some of history's gifted magicians. (8-11)
Emily's Piano ($18.95, paper $7.95) by Charlotte Gingras, illus. by Stéphane Jorisch. After her parents' separation, Emily tries to locate the family piano, which has been sold. (9-12)
Research Ate My Brain: The Panic-Proof Guide to Surviving Homework ($19.95, paper $8.95), illus. by Martha Newbigging, is a guide to research resources. (10-up)
Second-Time Cool ($24.95, paper $12.95) by Anna-Stina Lindén Ivarsson, Katarina Brieditis and Katarina Evans presents ideas for creating fashions by recycling sweaters. (10-up)
Mimus ($19.95, paper $9.95) by Lilli Thal. In this tale set in the Middle Ages, a prince escapes his captors with the help of a court jester. (12-15)
Imagine This! offers Imagine You're a Knight! and Imagine You're a Princess! by Meg Clibbon, illus. by Lucy Clibbon ($19.95 each, paper $7.95, 4-9). And joining True Stories from the Edge is Thieves! by Andreas Schroeder ($18.95, paper $8.95, 8-up).
The Fairy Party Book ($7.95) by Meg Clibbon, illus. by Lucy Clibbon, is a handbook for hosting fairy-themed parties. (4-9)


Dr. Bird to the Rescue ($12.95) by Donald J. Smith, illus. by Kevin Kibsey. A woodpecker doctor aids a sick cactus. (3-7)
Paperback Reprint
Look Who Lives in the Desert! by Brooke Bessesen ($9.95, 3-9).


(Baker & Taylor, dist.)
Teenagers Guide to the Beatles ($24.95) by Zane Lalani examines the phenomenon that was the Beatles. (10-up)


(SCB, dist.)
Animus ($25) by Seonna Hong. This tale of a girl's encounter with a big, mean dog features eight pop-up spreads. (All ages)


The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales ($19.99) by Malachy Doyle, illus. by Nicoletta Ceccoli, compiles familiar and lesser-known tales. (All ages)
Yoga Pretzels ($14.99) by Yoga Ed, illus. by Sophie Fatus, is a follow-up to My Daddy Is a Pretzel: Yoga for Parents and Kids. (All ages)
We're Riding on a Caravan: An Adventure on the Silk Road ($16.99) by Laurie Krebs, illus. by Helen Cann, presents a rhyming tale about this trade route through Asia. (up to 5)
Alligator Alphabet ($16.99) by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Stephanie Bauer, is an animal ABC book. (up to 5)
Clever Chameleon ($16.99) by Ali Lodge offers a hide-and-seek jungle adventure. (up to 5)
Dragon on the Doorstep ($16.99) by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Debbie Harter, introduces creatures that often scare children. (up to 5)
I Dreamt I Was a Dinosaur ($15.99) by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Clare Beaton, is a rhyming story featuring dinosaurs. (up to 5)
I Wish I Were a Pilot ($15.99) by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Max Grover, focuses on various forms of transportation. (up to 5)
Storytime: First Tales for Sharing ($19.99) by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Anne Wilson, rounds up tales for storytime. (up to 5)
Who Are You, Baby Kangaroo? ($6.99) by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Clare Beaton, is a board book following a puppy's quest to discover what a baby kangaroo is called. (up to 6)
Secret Seahorse ($6.99) by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Clare Beaton, is a hide-and-seek board book with an underwater setting. (up to 6)
The Boy Who Grew Flowers ($17.99) by Jennifer Wojtowicz, illus. by Steve Adams. In this tall tale, a misfit boy finds a way to celebrate his differences. (4-8)
Myron's Magic Cow ($17.99) by Marlene Newman, illus. by Jago, is a story that illustrates that sometimes the wisest wishes are for the simplest things. (4-8)
Paperback Reprints
Animal Boogie by Stella Blackstone, illus. by Debbie Harter ($9.99, up to 5); The Parrot Tico Tango by Anna Witte; and Nos fuimos todos de safari by Laurie Krebs, illus. by Julia Cairns ($6.99 each, up to 7); The Story Tree: Tales to Read Aloud by Hugh Lupton, illus. by Sophie Fatus ($14.99, 5-7); The Barefoot Book of Knights by John Matthews, illus. by Giovanni Manna ($15.99, 5-10); and Clever Katya by Mary Hoffman, illus. by Marie Cameron; and Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon by Jules Bass, illus. by Debbie Harter ($6.99 each, 5-10).


(IPG, dist.)
Ernest returns in Ernest & Elston by Laura Barnes, illus. by Carol Camburn ($15.95, 4-10).


Who's Been Walking on My Floor? ($11.99) by Sally Symes and Steve Lavis is a pull-tab tale featuring animals. (3-6)
My Own Five Senses ($10.99) by Giovanni Caviezel shows how a girl uses her five senses. (3-7)
Extreme Machines ($8.99) by Keith Faulkner and Adrian Chesterman. This interactive book sets 10 machines in motion. (3-up)
The Spooky Trail ($9.99) by Keith Faulkner follows a spooky trail to a pop-up ending. (4-7)
Good Night Sleep Tight ($14.99) by David Melling. What happens when the royal cat squashes the princess's pillow? (4-7)
Letterbox Lil: A Cautionary Tale ($12.99) by Jim Helmore and Karen Wall reveals the goings-on in Letterbox Lil's neighborhood. (4-7)
Little Box of Princess Treasures ($16.99) by Anita Ganeri introduces a land of enchantment. (4-8)
Discovering the Seasons ($8.99) by Giovanni Caviezel explores the seasons. (5-8)
Dinosaur World ($14.99) by Clint Twist collects six miniature books shaped like prehistoric animals. (5-8)
Spy Case: Complete Mission Pack ($16.99) by Clint Twist and Roy Preston delves into the world of secret agents and espionage. (8-12)
Brain Power—What's the Big Idea? ($14.99) by David Stewart focuses on inventions. (8-up)
The Great Forensic Challenge ($19.99) by Clint Twist is a crime detection kit. (9-up)
Book in SpanishLos bomberos y tú (Fireman's Safety Hints) by Giovanni Caviezel ($10.99, 3-7).
There are three new Book and Puzzle Packs, illus. by Stephen Holmes ($8.99 each, 2-5). Fun Phones adds four titles, illus. by Ben Cort ($4.95 each, 2-5). Four titles join I Can Read... Language Learning Story Books by Lone Morton, French text by Marie Thérèse Bougard, Spanish text by Rosa María Martín ($7.99 each, 3-up). Holidays in 3D has three additions by Janet Allison Brown, illus. by Samantha Chaffey ($4.99 each, 3-6). Going Places Board Books offers Car, Plane, Tractor and Train ($4.99 each, 3-6). And Jurassic Jumble and Ocean Oddballs are new Mix-Up Pop-Up Books by Keith Faulkner, illus. by Steve Holmes ($8.99 each, 4-7).
Doing the Animal Bop with Music CD ($8.99) by Jan Ormerod and Lindsey Gardiner. This tale starring dancing and singing animals comes with a music CD. (2-5)
Fun with Friends ($5.99) by Gaby Goldsack, illus. by Sue Reeves, outlines activities to do with pals. (5-10)
Beyond Turkey—A Thanksgiving Feast of Fun, Facts, and Activities—Let's Celebrate ($8.99) by Debbie Herman and Ann Koffsky, is a holiday activity book. (6-10)
The Big Book of Magic Fun ($14.99) by Ian Keable rounds up tricks and illusions. (9-up)
Paperback Series
Let's Talk About It! issues I Remember and Yo recuerdo, Spanish Ed. and The Colors of the Rainbow and Los colores del arco iris, Spanish Ed. by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos, illus. by Marta Fàbrega ($6.99 each, 4-7). And Why Should I? Books gains four titles by Claire Llewellyn, illus. by Mike Gordon ($5.99 each, 4-7).


Paperback Series Reprints
Berlitz Kids 1000 Words reprints 1000 Words German, 1000 Words Inglés and 1000 Words Italian ($12.95 each, 7-12).


Red Velvet ($9.99) by Sandra Byrd. After reading her ill mother's teenage diary, Quinn wants to help her accomplish her forgotten goals. (11-14)
Being a Girl Who Loves ($11.99) by Shannon Kubiak Primicerio offers insight into being a girl who loves Jesus. (12-16)
What's the Deal with Wicca? ($11.99) by Steve Russo examines the roots of Wicca and concludes that Christianity is the only way to address the needs of teens. (12-up)
Hero Tales continues with Vol. II and Vol. III by Dave and Neta Jackson ($12.99 each, 6-12).


Big Stuff releases Sea Creatures and Dinosaurs by Robert Gould, illus. by Eugene Epstein ($7.95 each, 1-5). And Time Soldiers marches on with Mummy by Kathleen Duey, illus. by Eugene Epstein, photos by Robert Gould ($15.95, 7-11).
Paperback Series Reprints
Time Soldiers issues Patch and Arthur by Kathleen Duey, illus. by Eugene Epstein, photos by Robert Gould ($5.95 each, 7-11).


Little Monster's Book of Numbers and Little Monster's Book of Opposites ($5.95 each) by Frances Thomas, illus. by Ross Collins, are concept board books. (up to 4)
Cheep! Cheep! ($9.95) by Julie Stiegemeyer, illus. by Carol Baicker-McKee, is a rhyming tale featuring yellow chicks. (2-4)
Kidogo ($15.95) by Anik McGrory. A little elephant finds his place in a big world. (4-8)
Chicks and Salsa ($15.95) by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Paulette Bogan, portrays a fiesta and a rooster's quest for culinary delight. (4-8)
Rabbit Ears ($16.95) by Amber Stewart, illus. by Laura Rankin. A bunny who hates to have his ears washed comes to terms with bath time. (4-8)
The Christmas Tree Fairy ($15.95) by Marion Rose, illus. by Jason Cockcroft. What happens when Meredith finds the wand that the Christmas Tree Fairy has dropped? (4-8)
That's Not Funny! ($16.95) by Adrian Johnson takes a look at schadenfreude—the delight in others' misfortunes. (4-8)
Brave Charlotte ($16.95) by Anu Stohner, illus. by Henrike Wilson. A courageous young sheep saves the day. (4-8)
Trust Me, Mom! ($16.95) by Angela McAllister, illus. by Ross Collins. Luck and imagination turn a boy's ordinary errand into an adventure. (4-8)
The Hair Scare ($16.95) by Jeffrey Fisher is an ode to haircuts and creative expression. (4-8)
The Wizard, the Ugly, and the Book of Shame ($16.95) by Pablo Bernasconi is a fantasy tale featuring collage illustrations. (5-up)
The Trimoni Twins and the Shrunken Treasure ($15.95) by Pam Smallcomb is a follow-up to The Trimoni Twins and the Changing Coin. (7-12)
Akimbo and the Elephants and Akimbo and the Lions ($9.95) by Alexander McCall Smith, illus. by LeUyen Pham, are tales centering on an African boy who lives with his father near a game reserve. (7-up)
Dawn Undercover ($16.95) by Anna Dale. Dawn has an adventure involving espionage and counterintelligence agencies. (8-12)
The House That Got Stuck in Time ($16.95) by Dale Peck is a tale featuring three siblings, their uncle and a house that doubles as a boat. (1-up)
Minerva Clark Gets a Clue ($16.95) by Karen Karbo introduces a young heroine determined to track down a murderer. (10-up)
The Red Judge ($16.95) by Pauline Fisk. Can a boy outrun his past before the creatures of his imagination find him? (10-up)
The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp ($16.95) by Rick Yancey. A bumbling teenage boy gets swept into a worldwide hunt for the sword Excalibur. (12-up)
Wolf: A Journey Home by 'Asta Bowen. A wolf mother and her pups struggle to make their way back to their home hunting grounds after being displaced by naturalists. (12-up)
Powder Monkey: Adventures of a Young Sailor ($16.95) by Paul Dowswell centers on a boy in the British Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. (12-up)
The Story of Stone ($17.95) by N.M. Browne. An aspiring archeologist on an expedition to discover the origins of her civilization falls under the spell of a mysterious black stone. (12-up)
Love, Cajun Style ($16.95) by Diane Les Becquets is a novel about love, friendship and growing up. (14-up)
The Calypso Chronicles continue with Dueling Princes by Tyne O'Connell ($16.95, 12-up). And The Insiders adds Break Every Rule by J. Minter ($8.95, 14-up).
Paperback Reprints
Poodlena by E.B. McHenry ($6.95, 5-up); The Trimoni Twins and the Changing Coin by Pam Smallcomb ($6.95, 7-11); Whispering to Witches by Anna Dale ($7.95, 8-12); Dragon's Breath by E.D. Baker ($6.95, 8-up); At the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary Hooper ($6.95, 10-up); and Pirates! by Celia Rees ($8.95, 12-up).
Paperback Series Reprints
Calypso Chronicles reprints Pulling Princess by Tyne O'Connell ($7.95, 12-up). And The Guardians of Time issues The Dark by Marianne Curley ($8.95, 12-up).


(Chronicle, dist.)
Flip-A-Face: Baby Animals and Baby Talk ($8.95 each) by Sami. Alternate die-cut pages enable toddlers to view different faces. (up to 2)
Where Is My House? ($7.95) by Simms Taback. This board book with flaps depicts animals in their homes. (2-5)
Mommy, I Want to Sleep in Your Bed! ($15.95) by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Elliot Kreloff, is a bedtime tale starring Nate and his sleepy dog. (2-5)
Hooray for Feet! ($12.95) by Susan Pearson, illus. by Roxanna Baer-Block, celebrates all that feet do. (4-8)
Circus Parade ($15.95) by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Tanya Roitman, reveals a circus parade. (4-8)
The Biggest Job of All ($15.95) by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Lauren Browne, pays tribute to motherhood. (4-8)
William and the Dragon ($15.95) by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Richard Brown. William stands up for a visitor from another planet. (4-8)
From Kalamazoo to Timbuktu! ($15.95) by Harriet Ziefert, illus. by Tanya Roitman. Two children let their imaginations take them around the world. (4-8)
You Can't Use Your Brain if You're a Jellyfish ($15.95) by Fred Ehrlich, illus. by Amanda Haley, compares the brains of insects, birds, mammals and humans. (5-10)
Early Experiences adds Does a Chimp Wear Clothes? and Does an Elephant Take a Bath? by Fred Ehrlich, illus. by Emily Bolam ($13.50 each, paper $5.95, 2-5).
Dogshark Readers—Blue Set: Dogsharks and Donuts ($14.95) by Robert Wurzburg is a boxed set of seven books. (4-7)
Paperback Series Reprints
Early Experiences reprints Does a Pig Flush? and Does a Lion Brush? by Fred Ehrlich, illus. by Emily Bolam ($5.95 each, 2-5).


Oliver's Must-Do List ($15.95) by Susan Taylor Brown, illus. by Mary Sullivan. Oliver presents his busy mother with a list of ways to play with him. (4-6)
My Red Balloon ($15.95) by Eve Bunting, illus. by Kay Life. When his father returns from overseas, a boy holds a balloon so that his parent can spot him in the crowd. (4-7)
A Box of Candles ($17.95) by Laurie Jacobs, illus. by Shelly Schonebaum Ephraim. Ruthie's grandmother gives her a box filled with enough candles for each Jewish holiday and Shabbat during the year. (5-8)
Mr. Tuggle's Troubles ($15.95) by LeeAnn Blankenship, illus. by Karen Dugan. Each day brings more trouble for Mr. Tuggle. (5-8)
Fun-to-Make Crafts for Christmas and Fun-to-Make Crafts for Halloween ($15.95 each, paper $7.95) compile holiday projects. (5-10)
Cricket at the Manger ($15.95) by Edith Hope Fine, illus. by Winslow Pels, tells the Nativity story through the perspective of a cricket. (5-up)
Panda: A Guide Horse for Ann ($19.95) by Rosanna Hansen, illus. by Neil Soderstrom, centers on a miniature horse trained as a guide animal for her blind owner. (6-10)
First Salmon ($15.95) by Roxane Beauclair Salonen, illus. by Jim Fowler. Grieving for his late uncle, Charlie is reassured by stories he hears during the annual First Salmon ceremony. (6-up)
My Name Is Bilal ($15.95) by Asma Mobin-Uddin, illus. by Barbara Kiwak. A boy worries about being teased by his classmates for being Muslim. (6-up)
A School Year of Poems: 180 Favorites fromHighlights ($17.95, paper $11.95), selected by Walter Barbe, illus. by Dennis Hockerman, is a poetry collection. (7-10)
A History of the Romani People ($19.95) by Hristo Kyuchokov and Ian Hancock. Photos illustrate this examination of Romani culture. (7-up)
Searching for Grizzlies ($15.95) by Ron Hirschi, photos by Thomas Mangelsen, follows a search for bears in Yellowstone Park. (7-up)
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World ($16.95) by Margriet Ruurs is a photo-essay celebrating books, readers and libraries. (8-up)
Paperback Reprints
POOF! by John O'Brien ($8.95, 4-8); Saint Nicholas by Ann Tompert, illus. by Michael Garland ($8.95, 6-up); The Always Prayer Shawl by Sheldon Oberman, illus. by Ted Lewin ($10.95, 7-up); and Finding Zola by Marianne Mitchell ($9.95, 9-12).


Two in the Wilderness ($19.95) by Sandra Weber, photos by Carl Heilman II. Backpacking through the Adirondacks, the author and her daughter learn to appreciate nature and each other. (8-up)


Animal Alphabed ($15.95) by Margriet Ruurs, illus. by Jennifer Emery. A girl recites the alphabet to figure out which of her stuffed animals is missing from her "alphabed." (3-8)
Farmer's Dog Goes to the Forest: Rhymes for Two Voices ($15.95) by David Harrison, illus. by Arden Johnson-Petrov. Farmer's dog explores the forest and meets new friends. (5-8)
Paint Me a Poem ($16.95) by Justine Rowden collects poetry inspired by paintings the author viewed in the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. (6-10)
Squeeze: Poems from a Juicy Universe ($16.95) by Heidi Mordhorst, photos by Jesse Torrey, presents poetry exploring the experiences of childhood. (8-up)
Knee-Deep in Blazing Snow: Growing Up in Vermont ($17.95) by James Hayford, selected by X.J. Kennedy and Dorothy M. Kennedy, illus. by Michael McCurdy. Seasonal poems. (10-up)


Changing, Changing ($19.95) by Aracelis Girmay. A story about metamorphoses depicted through collages. (All ages)
An Alphabet for Lonely Children ($15.95) by Amanda Church offers an exploration into life's daily queries. (All ages)
Songs of Ancient Journeys ($29.95) by Elsa Marston collects 14 poems inspired by animals depicted in the rock art of the American southwest. (12-up)


Harriett the Homeless Raccoon ($17.95) by Mary Haverfield tells the true story of a raccoon who moves into a family's attic. (4-8)
The Pledge of Allegiance ($14.95) by Barbara Clack is an illustrated guide to this pledge. (7-10)


Josie's Gift ($16.99) by Kathleen Bostrom, illus. by Frank Ordaz. During the Depression, a loving family learns the true meaning of Christmas. (4-8)
Little Songs for Little Souls offers four titles by Stephen Elkins, illus. by Lynne Marie Davis ($9.97 each, up to 3).


Under a Standstill Moon ($8.95) by Ann Creel. A girl in A.D. 900 must cope with terrifying events and changes in her world. (10-up)


Paperback Series
Beacon Street Girls continues with Promises, Promises and Lake Rescue ($7.99 each, 9-13)


(Kregel, dist.)
Noah and His Big Boat: Magnetic Adventures ($15.99) by Helen Prole includes magnetic cutouts and scenes to reenact this biblical tale. (4-6)
All Safe in the Stable: A Donkey's Tale ($12.99) by Mig Holder, illus. by Steve Smallman, tells the Nativity story from the perspective of a donkey. (4-7)
Born in a Stable ($12.99) by Charlotte Stowell illustrates the story of the first Christmas with photos of modeled clay figures. (4-7)
Pop-Up Bible Adventures ($11.99) presents six Bible stories. (4-7)


Grandpa's Angel ($12.99) by Jutta Bauer. Grandpa has a charmed life because someone special is watching over him. (All ages)
Jazz A·B·Z: An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits ($24.99) by Wynton Marsalis, illus. by Paul Rogers, profiles 26 celebrated jazz performers. (All ages)
Off to Bed and Out to Play ($5.99 each) by Michel Blake are board books depicting familiar toddler activities. (1-3)
Black Meets White ($12.99) by Justine Fontes, illus. by Geoff Waring. Text and die-cut art reveal opposites. (1-4)
Potty Poo-Poo Wee-Wee! ($9.99) by Colin McNaughton lays bare the trials of potty training. (2-4)
1 2 3, Maisy and Maisy's Color Collection ($6.99 each) by Lucy Cousins. Maisy explores numbers and colors. (2-5)
Maisy Goes to the Library ($12.99) by Lucy Cousins. Can Maisy read quietly while her friends giggle in the library? (2-5)
Shoe Baby ($15.99) by Joyce Dunbar, illus. by Polly Dunbar. A baby in a shoe takes to the sea, the air and the shops. (2-5)
Sweet Dreams, Maisy ($12.99) by Lucy Cousins is a bedtime tale starring this mouse. (2-5)
Ho, Ho, Ho, Tucker! ($7.99) by Leslie McGuirk is a board book featuring Tucker the terrier. (2-5)
Tall ($15.99) by Jez Alborough. Though his jungle pals help him feel tall, a chimp discovers that small is the right size for snuggling in his mother's arms. (2-up)
Super Sue at Super School ($8.99) by Cressida Cowell, illus. by Russell Ayto, offers an interactive story about starting school. (3-5)
The House That Jill Built ($15.99) by Phyllis Root, illus. by Delphine Durand. Flaps lift to show what happens when storybook characters move into this house. (3-6)
Santasaurus ($15.99) by Niamh Sharkey presents a Christmas dinosaur tale. (3-6)
Sleep Tight, Little Bear ($15.99) by Martin Waddell, illus. by Barbara Firth. Little Bear learns that it's fun to venture off by himself, but it's even better to come home again. (3-6)
Angel: A Tale of Wonder ($10.99) by Jennifer Eachus tells of a girl and her special friend. (3-up)
Opposites ($12.99) by Robert Crowther. In this interactive book, readers can change things into their complete opposites. (3-up)
The Bora-Bora Dress ($16.99) by Carole Lexa Schaefer, illus. by Catherine Stock. It takes a special kind of dress to get Lindsay to change her ways. (4-6)
Dear Santa Claus ($14.99) by Alan Durant, illus. by Vanessa Cabban. A determined girl exchanges messages with Santa. (4-7)
How the Tiny People Grew Tall ($16.99) by Nancy Wood, illus. by Rebecca Walsh, is a story inspired by indigenous creation myths. (4-7)
Soft House ($15.99) by Jane Yolen, illus. by Wendy Anderson Halperin, offers a tale about keeping boredom at bay on a rainy day. (4-7)
Baby Brains Superstar ($15.99) by Simon James. The star of Baby Brains becomes a rock idol. (4-8)
Good Babies: A Tale of Trolls, Humans, a Witch, and a Switch ($15.99) by Tim Myers, illus. by Kelly Murphy, reassures readers that all babies are good babies. (4-8)
Henry and the Buccaneer Bunnies ($15.99) by Carolyn Crimi, illus. by John Manders. Bunnies take to the high seas. (4-8)
Pino and the Signora's Pasta ($16.99) by Janet Pedersen centers on a finicky gourmet cat in Rome. (4-8)
The Wolf's Story: What Really Happened to Little Red Riding Hood ($15.99) by Toby Forward, illus. by Izhar Cohen, retells this tale from the wolf's perspective. (4-8)
Dear Baby: Letters from Your Big Brother ($14.99) by Sarah Sullivan, illus. by Paul Meisel. In this scrapbook, a boy records the ups and downs of being a new big brother. (5-7)
Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle ($13.99) by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illus. by Abby Carter, is a story exploring a common childhood anxiety. (5-8)
Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights ($16.99) by Jim Haskins, illus. by Benny Andrews, tells of the mail carrier who orchestrated the Great Savannah Boycott. (5-8)
Ice Bear: In the Steps of the Polar Bear ($16.99) by Nicola Davies, illus. by Gary Blythe. A polar bear struggles to survive in an Arctic habitat threatened by global warming. (5-8)
The Musicians of Bremen ($15.99) by the Brothers Grimm, retold and illus. by Niroot Puttapipat, presents this classic tale. (5-8)
Riley and Rose in the Picture ($16.99) by Susanna Gretz. This story of dueling young artists addresses the give and take of friendship. (5-8)
The Trouble with Henry: A Tale of Walden Pond ($16.99) by Deborah O'Neal and Angela Westengard, illus. by S.D. Schindler, offers a fictionalized portrait of Henry David Thoreau. (5-8)
Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs ($26.99) by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart, presents a pop-up look at dinosaurs. (5-up)
Whatever ($12.99) by William Bee. What does it take to get a response from indifferent Billy? (5-up)
Mercy Watson to the Rescue ($12.99) by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen, launches a series starring a feisty pet pig. (6-8)
Me, All Alone, at the End of the World ($16.99) by M.T. Anderson, illus. by Kevin Hawkes. A boy's peaceful life at the End of the World is disturbed when developers arrive to create an inn and theme park. (6-10)
The Gruesome Guide to World Monsters ($18.99) by Judy Sierra, illus. by Henrik Drescher, is a guide to monsters around the world—and how to elude them. (6-up)
Imagine ($17.99) by Norman Messenger. Flaps and fold-outs change the look of objects in this book of visual puzzles. (6-up)
The Children Who Smelled a Rat ($15.99) by Allan Ahlberg, illus. by Katharine McEwen. Gus and Gloria take center stage in this novel about the Gaskitts. (7-9)
Clarice Bean Spells Trouble ($15.99) by Lauren Child is a sequel to Utterly Me, Clarice Bean. (8-11)
Hooray for Inventors! ($16.99) by Marcia Williams takes a comic-book—style look at inventions that changed the world. (8-12)
The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow ($14.99) by Kaye Umansky recounts the misadventures of a foundling who sets out in search of his destiny. (8-12)
Simeon's Fire ($15.99) by Cathryn Clinton. An Amish boy wrestles with a frightening secret as suspicious barn fires occur in his community. (8-12)
Alice Through the Looking-Glass ($24.99) by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Helen Oxenbury, presents this classic with new art. (8-up)
Dickens: His Work and His World ($19.99) by Michael Rosen, illus. by Robert Ingpen, examines the life and writing of this novelist. (8-up)
Saint Francis Sings to Brother Sun: A Celebration of His Kinship with Nature ($18.99), retold by Karen Pandell, illus. by Bijou Le Tord, reveals Saint Francis's connection with nature. (8-up)
The Wee Christmas Cabin of Carn-na-ween ($14.99) by Ruth Sawyer, illus. by Max Grafe, is a newly illustrated edition of this Christmas tale originally published in 1941. (8-up)
Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin ($19.99), as told by Master Merlin, illus. by Anne Yvonne Gilbert, John Howe, Tomislav Tomic and Helen Ward, is a compendium of things magical. (8-up)
Horse Tales ($18.99), collected by June Crebbin, illus. by Inga Moore, rounds up 14 stores. (9-12)
Rosa, Sola ($15.99) by Carmela Martino tells of an only child coping with loss. (9-12)
Egyptian Diary: The Journal of Nakht ($17.99) by Richard Platt, illus. by David Parkins. Siblings discover who is plundering tombs in ancient Egypt. (9-up)
The Egyptology Handbook: A Course in the Wonders of Egypt ($12.99) by Emily Sands, illus. by Nick Harris, Ian Andrew and Helen Ward, is a guide for aspiring Egyptologists. (9-up)
The Pig Scrolls ($15.99) by Paul Shipton. A sarcastic pig who was once a member of Odysseus's crew must fulfill a prophecy to save the world. (10-14)
Keeper ($15.99) by Mal Peet. A gawky kid mysteriously becomes the world's greatest soccer goalkeeper. (10-up)
Operation Red Jericho ($15.99) by Joshua Mowll. In 1920s Shanghai, two siblings' search for their missing parents uncovers a mysterious secret society. (10-up)
The Return of the Dragon ($15.99) by Rebecca Rupp. Three children find adventure on a Maine island where a three-headed dragon lives. (10-up)
Prince William, Maximilian Minsky, and Me ($15.99) by Holly-Jane Rahlens. A girl's crush on a British royal leads to unexpected discoveries about life, loss and love. (12-15)
The Dream Merchant ($17.99) by Isabel Hoving, trans. by Hester Velmans. After going to work for an international corporation, Josh finds himself caught in a place between dreams and reality. (12-up)
Something About America ($14.99) by Maria Testa is a novel exploring immigration in contemporary America. (12-up)
All Rivers Flow to the Sea ($15.99) by Alison McGhee. When a car accident leaves a teen in a coma, her surviving sister struggles with grief and guilt. (14-up)
King of the Pygmies ($16.99) by Jonathon Scott Fuqua centers on a boy who can hear other people's thoughts and take away their pain. (14-up)
Planet Janet in Orbit ($15.99) by Dyan Sheldon. Janet's relationship with her best friend is tested in this sequel to Planet Janet. (14-up)
Zap ($16.99) by Paul Fleischman is a farce that juxtaposes seven plays. (14-up)
Super Sturdy Picture Books adds I Love Cats and I Love Dogs by Barney Saltzberg ($8.99 each, 2-up). And Termite Trouble by Kathy Caple joins Brand New Readers ($14.99, paper $5.99, 4-7).
Paperback Reprints
I Am Not Sleepy, I Will Not Go to Bed, I Am Too Absolutely Small for School and I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child ($6.99 each, 3-6); This Is Our House by Michael Rosen, illus. by Bob Graham ($5.99, 3-6); Willow at Christmas by Camilla Ashforth ($3.99, 3-6); Giving Thanks by Jonathan London, illus. by Gregory Manchess ($6.99, 3-7); and The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler ($8.99, 14-up).
Paperback Series Reprints
The Pagan Chronicles issues Pagan's Vows by Catherine Jinks ($6.99, 12-up).


Badness for Beginners: A Little Wolf and Smellybreff Adventure ($16.95) by Ian Whybrow, illus. by Tony Ross. Little Wolf and his younger brother receive bad-behavior lessons from their parents. (5-7)
I'm Not Afraid of This Haunted House ($15.95) by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Teresa Murfin. A boy and his pals visit a haunted house. (5-7)
Noel ($15.95) by Tony Johnston, illus. by Cheng-Khee Chee, is a Christmas tale featuring animals and birds. (5-7)
Think Big! ($15.95) by Nancy Carlson. Vinney learns that being short has its upside. (5-7)
Happy Birthday, Mallory! ($15.95) by Laurie Friedman, illus. by Tamara Schmitz. Mallory's ninth birthday celebration doesn't go according to plan. (7-10)
Raven Quest ($15.95) by Sharon Stewart relays Tok's quest to reunite his kind with legendary hunters. (8-12)
The Firehills ($15.95) by Steve Alton is a fantasy sequel to The Malifex. (12-18)
The Perfect Shot ($16.95) by Elaine Marie Alphin. After Brian's girlfriend is murdered, her father goes on trial for the crime. (12-18)


How Do You Sleep? ($14.95) by Louise Bonnett-Rampersand, illus. by Kristin Kest, reveals where animals sleep. (3-6)
Alphabet House ($16.95) by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace features art introducing the alphabet. (3-7)
Pooch on the Loose: A Christmas Adventure ($14.95) by Steven Kroll, illus. by Michael Garland, is a holiday tale featuring a dog in New York City. (3-8)
Trains: Huffing! Puffing! Pulling! ($14.95) by Patricia Hubbell, illus. by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy, showcases a variety of trains. (3-8)
Willa and the Wind ($16.95) by Janice Del Negro, illus. by Heather Solomon, stars a plucky heroine who stands up to the north wind. (5-8)
Grimericks ($15.95) by Susan Pearson, illus. by Gris Grimly, collects 20 limericks about things spooky, creepy and crawly. (6-9)
Tripper's Travels: An International Scrapbook ($16.95) by Nancy Kapp Chapman, illus. by Lee Chapman. A dog documents his travels to 10 capitals around the world. (6-10)
Witch Dreams ($15.95) by Vivian Vande Velde reveals how seeing into another person's dreams can solve a mystery. (10-up)
The Bone Collector's Son ($15.95) by Paul Yee is a novel about how ghosts can haunt teenage boys. (10-14)
Moose and Hildy issues Moose Crossing by Stephanie Greene, illus. by Joe Mathieu ($14.95, 6-9). And Down Girl and Sit adds On the Road by Lucy Nolan, illus. by Mike Reed ($14.95, 6-9).
Paperback Reprints
The Dirty Little Boy by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Steve Salerno; and The Little Squeegy Bug by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson, illus. by Patrick Corrigan ($5.95 each, 3-7); and Players by Joyce Sweeney and The Stones of Mourning Creek by Diane Les Becquets ($6.95 each, 12-up).


Eye Guess ($9.95) by Phyllis Limbacher Tildes. Readers lift flaps to guess the identity of eight animals whose eyes they see. (2-7)
Little Green Witch ($14.95) by Barbara Barbieri McGrath, illus. by Martha Alexander. In this reworking of "The Little Red Hen," a witch deals with her lazy monster friends. (2-7)
Jingle Bells ($15.95) by Iza Trapani. Holiday revelers travel around the world on a sleigh to learn about Christmas customs in other countries. (2-7)
Yum! Yuck! A Foldout Book of People Sounds ($9.95) by Linda Sue Park and Julia Durango, illus. by Sue Ramá, shows the various sounds and expressions people around the world use. (2-7)
Equal Shmequal: A Math Adventure ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Virginia Kroll, illus. by Philomena O'Neill. Mouse can't figure out how to make tug-of-war teams equal. (4-9)
A Mother's Journey ($15.95) by Sandra Markle, illus. by Alan Marks. A mother penguin struggles to make her way back to her mate and their newborn chick. (4-9)
A Platypus, Probably ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Sneed B. Collard, illus. by Andrew Plant, showcases this rare creature. (4-9)
The World That We Want ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Kim Michelle Toft reveals the interconnectedness among various animal habitats. (4-9)
Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective ($15.95) by David Biedrzycki. Ace Lacewing investigates the disappearance of Queenie Bee. (5-10)
Ralph Masiello's Dinosaur Drawing Book ($16.95, paper $6.95) by Ralph Masiello is a guide to drawing dinos. (5-10)
Mosquito Bite ($15.95) by Alexandra Siy, illus. by Siy and Dennis Kunkel. As children play hide-and-seek, a mosquito seeks blood to nourish her eggs. (6-11)
One Night in the Coral ($15.95) by Sneed B. Collard, illus. by Robin Brickman, uncovers the undersea world of the Great Barrier Reef. (6-11)
Paperback Series
Animal Close-Ups greets The Bee by Paul Starosta ($6.95, 2-7).
Paperback Reprints
The Wedding by Eve Bunting, illus. by Iza Trapani ($6.95, 3-8); To Be an Artist by Maya Ajmera and John Ivanko; and Candy Shop by Jan Wahl, illus. by Nicole Wong ($6.95 each, 4-9); and Big Blue by Shelley Gill, illus. by Ann Barrow ($6.95, 5-10).


Religions of the World: The Illustrated Guide to the Origins, Beliefs, Traditions, and Festivals, Rev. Ed. ($32.95) by Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O'Brien and Martin Palmer, examines the beliefs and traditions of major faiths. (11-18)
Facts on File Writer's Library releases three titles ($18.95-$22.95 each, 11-18).
Presidents: A Biographical Dictionary, Second Ed. ($19.95) by Neil Hamilton updates this reference on U.S. Presidents. (11-18)


(IPG, dist.)
How to Talk to Children About Art ($16.95) by Françoise Barbe-Gall is a guide to introducing art to children. (All ages)
Play with Us: 100 Games from Around the World ($16.95) by Oriol Ripoll offers an international collection of games. (All ages)
Insectigations: 40 Hands-on Activities to Explore the Insect World ($12.95) by Cindy Blobaum compiles experiments, art projects and games. (7-10)
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Their Lives and Ideas, 24 Activities ($17.95) by Carol Sabbeth collects projects centering on these artists. (9-up)


Dear Big, Mean, Ugly Monster ($14.95) by Ruth Berglin, illus. by Carl DiRocco. Joe writes a letter to the monster living under his bed. (4-8)


Quinito's Neighborhood/El vecindario de Quinito ($16.95) by Ina Cumpiano, illus. by José Ramírez, is a bilingual tale about a boy who realizes that everyone in his community is connected to each other. (3-6)
Paperback Reprint
i see rhythm by Toyomi Igus, illus. by Michele Wood ($7.95, 6-up).


Paperback Series
Welcome Books—How Things Are Made issues six titles by Inez Snyder; and Welcome Books—Ocean Life adds six by Lloyd Douglas ($4.95 each, 4-7). There are four new Rookie Reader Boxed Sets ($9.95 each, 4-7). My First Reader welcomes five additions ($3.95 each, 5-6). Rookie Read-About Health releases two books by Don Curry and two by Susan DerKazarian ($5.95 each, 5-7). Rookie Reader Skill Sets has nine additions ($4.95 each, 5-7). Ten Spanish-language titles join Rookie Reader Español ($4.95 each, 5-7). New Rookie Biographies are Oprah Winfrey, Roberto Clemente and Steven Spielberg by Wil Mara and Rachel Carson by Justine and Ron Fontes ($4.95 each, 6-7). Rookie Read-About Geography releases four new titles ($5.95 each, 6-7). Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents continues with six biographies by Mike Venezia ($7.95 each, 8-9). A True Book—Elements offers six volumes by Salvatore Tocci; and A True Book—Animals issues six by Ann Squire ($6.95 each, 8-10). And High Interest Books—Digging Up the Past and High Interest Books—Trailblazers of the West each have five additions ($6.95 each, 9-12).


Classic Books with Holes releases four new titles ($5.99 each, paper $6.99, up to 6). All Change issues Party, Animals, Jobs and Food ($6.99 each, 18 mos.-up). And Classic Books with Holes—Giant Board Editions adds six books ($12.99 each, 2-6).
Animal Lullabies ($14.99) by Mandy Ross, illus. by Krisztina Kallai Nagy. Animals prepare for bedtime in this book packaged with a CD. (2-5)
What I Like! Poems for the Very Young ($7.99) by Gervase Phinn, illus. by Jane Eccles, is a poetry collection. (2-6)
Presto Change-O, Magic Shoelaces, Scaredy Cats and Balloonia ($7.99 each) by Audrey Wood are picture-book tales. (3-8)
Paperback Series
Flip Up Fairy Tales issues four new titles ($5.99 each, 3-7).


Vincent's Colors ($14.95), words and pictures by Vincent van Gogh, produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, pairs art with van Gogh's descriptions of his work. (All ages)
I'll See You in the Morning ($12.95) by Mike Jolley, illus. by Mique Moriuchi, is a bedtime story. (up to 4)
Look at Me! My Photo Book of Princesses ($6.95) provides a place for a reader to insert her photo. (2-5)
Zoopa: An Animal Alphabet ($14.95) by Gianna Marino is an animal ABC. (3-6)
Thirteen O'Clock ($15.95) by James Stimson tells of a perky prankster in pajamas. (3-7)
Stop This Birthday! ($14.95) by Rowan Cutler, illus. by Emily McClellan. Some things are special because they happen only once a year. (3-7)
The Super Duper Art & Craft Activity Book ($12.95) by Lynn Gordon, illus. by Karen Johnson and Susan Synarski, rounds up 75 projects from the 52 Deck series. (3-up)
He Came with the Couch ($15.95) by David Slonim is a tale of "upholsterosis, a chronic state of couch-potato-ness." (4-8)
Pirate Pup ($15.95) by Caroline Stutson, illus. by Robert Rayevsky, presents a sea-chantey tale. (4-8)
An Angel Came to Nazareth ($15.95) by Maggie Kneen tells of the first Christmas. (4-8)
Beyond the Great Mountains: A Visual Poem About China ($17.95) by Ed Young pays tribute to China. (4-up)
The Knit-It Kit for Kids ($16.95) by Jennifer Traig, photos by Caren Alpert, teaches knitting basics. (4-up)
The Other Side ($15.95) by Istvan Banyai reveals various perspectives. (4-up)
The Nick Dictionary ($14.95) is a reference from Nickelodeon. (4-up)
The Tempest ($16.95) by Marianna Mayer, illus. by Lynn Bywaters, retells this Shakespearean play. (6-up)
Children's Miscellany: Useless Information That's Essential to Know ($12.95) by Matthew Morgan and Samantha Barnes, illus. by Niki Catlow, compiles facts. (6-up)
Sienna's Scrapbook: Our African American Heritage Trip ($15.95) by Toni Trent Parker, illus. by Janell Genovese. A family on vacation learns about its heritage. (7-11)
Bilingual Classics presents Hansel and Gretel/Hansel y Gretel, adapted by Elisabet Abeya, illus. by Christina Losantos; and The Musicians of Bremen/Los Musicos de Bremen, adapted by Roser Ros, illus. by Pep Montserrat ($14.95 each, paper $6.95, 4-8). And The Deptford Histories continues with The Oaken Throne by Robin Jarvis ($17.95, 8-up).
Board Book Reprint
My Friends by Taro Gomi ($6.95, up to 3).
Mini-Book Reprints
The Night Before Christmas: A Classic Illustrated Ed. by Clement C. Moore, compiled by Cooper Edens; and The Nutcracker, retold and illus. by Michael Hague ($7.95 each, all ages).
Paperback Series
SeeMore Readers offers Amazing Bats and Bridges by Seymour Simon ($3.95 each, 4-6).
Paperback Reprints
Off to the Sweet Shores of Africa: And Other Talking Drum Rhymes by Uzo Unobagha, illus. by Julia Cairns ($7.95, all ages); We Gather Together... Now Please Get Lost! by Diane deGroat and Penguin Dreams by J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh ($6.95 each, 5-8); and The Magic Flute, retold by Anne Gatti, illus. by Peter Malone ($7.95, all ages).


Lover Boy/Juanito el cariñoso: A Bilingual Counting Book ($14.95) by Lee Merrill Byrd counts the kisses that Johnny gives to his family members. (2-4)
Surprising Celia ($16.95) by Susan and Denise Gonzales Abraham. Celia starts high school in this sequel to Celia's Year. (9-14)
Double Crossing: A Jewish Immigration Story ($16.95) by Eve Tal centers on a girl who flees czarist Russia for America in 1905. (10-15)
Paperback Reprint
Selavi, a Haitian Story of Hope by Youme ($16.95, 5-up).


Star Baby ($15) by Margaret O'Hair, illus. by Erin Eitter Kono, is a rhyming celebration of babies. (up to 3)
Back into Mommy's Tummy! ($15) by Thierry Robberecht, illus. by Philippe Goossens, reveals a five-year-old's emotions about the arrival of a new sibling. (3-6)
I Am Dodo: Not a True Story ($15) by Kae Nishimura centers on a smart dodo that has escaped extinction and is living in a big city. (3-6)
Bee-bim Bop! ($15) by Linda Sue Park, illus. by Ho Baek Lee. A hungry child prepares a favorite Korean dish with her mother. (4-7)
Pink Magic ($15) by Donna Jo Napoli, illus. by Chad Cameron. For his birthday, Nick receives some special deliveries—including a flamingo and piglets—all in his favorite color. (4-8)
A Really Good Snowman ($15) by Daniel J. Mahoney. The animal characters from The Saturday Escape return for a romp in the snow. (5-8)
Janey and the Famous Author ($15) by Mary Downing Hahn, illus. by Timothy Bush. A bookworm discovers that her favorite author is not quite the person she imagined. (5-8)
Lizzie Nonsense ($15) by Jan Ormerod. A girl's imagination brightens her life on the Australian bush. (5-8)
Pete the Sheep-Sheep ($14) by Jackie French, illus. by Bruce Whatley, introduces a sheep shearer who doesn't have a sheep dog, but a "sheep-sheep." (5-8)
That's What Leprechauns Do ($16) by Eve Bunting, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully. Can three leprechauns dig up the pot of gold they buried before the rainbow arrives? (5-8)
Marooned: The Strange but True Adventures of Alexander Selkirk, the Real Robinson Crusoe ($15) by Robert Kraske, illus. by Robert Andrew Parker, is a biography of the man on whom Daniel Defoe based the character of Robinson Crusoe. (9-14)
The Counterfeit Princess ($15) by Jane Resh Thomas. In the English court, a teenager poses as a princess to save the real royal's life. (9-14)
Children of the Great Depression ($20) by Russell Freedman focuses on American children whose lives were affected by the Depression. (9-up)
The Bicycle Man ($16) by David Dudley. A girl's life changes when an elderly man on a bicycle appears at her home. (9-14)
Where the Great Hawk Flies ($16) by Liza Ketchum. After the Revolutionary War, two boys, one half Indian, the other violently anti-Indian, come to terms with their differences. (10-14)
The Amethyst Road ($16) by Louise Spiegler. This fantasy follows a young woman's quest to reunite her family and right the wrongs suffered by her mother's tribe. (12-up)
The Real Revolution: The Global Story of American Independence ($20) by Marc Aronson connects aspects of American history to contemporary issues. (12-up)
The Rhyming Season ($16) by Edward Averett. After her brother dies in a car accident, Brenda finds inspiration in poetry. (12-up)
Paperback Reprints
Thanksgiving Mice! by Bethany Roberts, illus. by Doug Cushman ($5.95, 3-6); Aunt Minnie McGranahan by Mary Skillings Prigger, illus. by Betsy Lewin ($5.95, 4-8); Matzo Ball Moon by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Elaine Greenstein ($5.95, 5-8); The Great Frog Race: And Other Poems by Kristine O'Connell George, illus. by Kate Kiesler ($5.95, 6-9); The Ghost Children by Eve Bunting ($5.95, 9-12); One True Friend by Joyce Hansen ($5.95, 9-14); and In a Sacred Manner I Live: Native American Wisdom by Neil Philip ($8.95, 10-up).


Saint Nicholas ($6.99) by Julie Stiegemeyer, illus. by Chris Ellison, is a board book offering the story of this saint. (2-up)
Things I See at Christmas by Julie Stiegemeyer, illus. by Kathy Mitter. This board book introduces symbols of Christmas. (2-up)
My First Bible ($12.99) by Leena Lane, illus. by Gillian Chapman, collects Old and New Testament stories. (4-up)
The Story of Jesus ($9.99) by Christopher Doyle, illus. by Gillian Chapman, describes events in Jesus' life. (4-up)
Sacred Songs of Christmas ($19.99), illus. by Nicole Wong, Paine Proffitt and Andrea Eberbach. This collection of readings, carols and activities is packaged with a CD. (5-up)
Bethlehem Night ($12.99) by Julie Stiegemeyer, illus. by Gina Capaldi, recounts the birth of Jesus. (5-up)
The Shepherd's Christmas Story ($12.99) by Dandi Daley Mackall, illus. by Dominic Catalano, centers on the shepherds who received the message of Jesus' birth. (6-up)
Paperback SeriesGod, I Need to Talk to You About... adds four titles by Susan Leigh, illus. by Bill Clark ($.99 each, 4-up). And Arch Books continues with Star of Wonder and David and His Friend, Jonathan ($1.99 each, 5-9).


God Is in the Little Things releases A Shiny Red Apple, A Sprig of Parsley and A Child's Song by Patricia Karwatowicz, illus. by Jane Dippold ($12.99 each, 4-7). And Time Stone Travelers issues Escape from the Volcano by Karla Warkentin ($6.99, 8-12).


Suppose ($11.50) by Susan Wigden, illus. by Marcy Dunn Ramsey. Verse and images depict the adventure of reading. (2-7)


A Was an Apple Pie ($18.95), illus. by Etienne Delessert, a 17th-century alphabet book that emphasizes verbs instead of nouns. (2-7)
The Enchanted Sled ($16.95) by Jan Wahl, illus. by Monique Felix, a child journeys to destinations in her own imagination. (3-8)
The Adventures of Pinocchio ($19.95) by Carlo Collodi, illus. by Roberto Innocenti is a new unabridged translation of this classic story. (8-up)
Galileo's Universe ($17.95) by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Tom Curry. A biography in verse, with pop-up art. (9-up)
Vherses: A Celebration of Outstanding Women ($18.95) by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Mark Summers is a collection of songs dedicated to women who have changed our world. (10-up)


Dream-of-Jade: The Emperor's Cat ($16.95) by Lloyd Alexander, illus. by D. Brent Burkett, is a tale of friendship between an all-powerful emperor and his cat. (8-up)
New to the Heroes series is Hercules and Theseus, retold by Geraldine McCaughrean ($15.95 each, 9-14).


I Love My Bible ($9.99) by Debby Anderson underscores the value of the Bible. (4-7)
Jesus Is Coming Back ($9.99) by Debby Anderson discusses the return of Jesus. (4-7)
The Something Wonderful ($15.99) by Karen Hill describes the true meaning of Christmas. (4-8)
Paperback Series
Young American Patriots welcomes Will Northaway and the Price of Loyalty and Will Northaway and the Gathering Storm by Susan Olasky ($5.99 each, 8-12).


Whitewater Scrubs ($14.99) by Jamie McEwan is a sequel to Willy the Scrub. (8-up)
The World According to Kaley ($14.99) by Dian Curtis Regan. A girl's history essay puts a partly factual, partly personal spin on world history. (9-up)
Eddie and the Jets ($15.95) by John Attanas. Eddie is having trouble calling the right plays—on his football team, at home and with his secret crush. (10-up)
Sports Shorts ($15.99), ed. by Joseph Bruchac. Children's book authors offer stories based on their own athletic experiences. (11-up)
Funny Money ($4.99) by Florence Temko rounds up money facts, jokes and activities. (8-up)
Lunchroom Laughs ($3.99) by Michael Pellowski serves up puns and riddles about food. (8-up)


If You Were My Baby: A Wildlife Lullaby ($16.95, paper $8.95) by Fran Hodgkins, illus. by Laura Bryant, celebrates the rapport between parents of various species and their offspring. (2-7)
John Denver & Kids adds John Denver's Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver, adapted and illus. by Christopher Canyon (book and CD $19.95, paper $8.95, all ages).


There Are Monsters Everywhere ($15.99) by Mercer Mayer. Monsters run scared after a boy learns karate. (4-up)
Axle Annie and the Speed Grump ($16.99) by Robin Pulver, illus. by Tedd Arnold. A school bus driver tames speed grump Rush Hotfoot. (4-up)
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands ($16.99) by Kadir Nelson offers an interpretation of this song. (4-up)
Snowmen at Christmas ($16.99) by Caralyn Buehner, illus. by Mark Buehner. Snowmen celebrate Christmas in this companion to Snowmen at Night. (4-up)
Hiding Hoover ($16.99) by Elise Broach, illus. by Laura Huliska-Beith. After two siblings find a dragon in their backyard, they try to hide it from their father. (4-up)
Turkey Surprise ($15.99) by Peggy Archer, illus. by Thor Wickstrom. A turkey's animal pals help him escape from two Pilgrim brothers searching for Thanksgiving dinner. (4-up)
Deputy Harvey and the Ant Cow Caper ($16.99) by Brad Sneed. Deputy Harvey attempts to uncover a cow thief. (4-up)
The Dragon Snatcher ($16.99) by M.P. Robertson. George and his dragon outwit a wizard in this follow-up to The Egg. (4-up)
The Boy Who Ran with the Gazelles ($16.99) by Marianna Mayer, illus. by Leonid Gore, tells of a boy raised by gazelles in the desert. (5-up)
Stinky Riddles ($14.99) by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg, illus. by Renée Andriani, compiles jokes and riddles about skunks. (6-up)
The Real Lucky Charm ($16.99, Puffin paperback $4.99) by Charisse Richardson, illus. by Eric Velasquez, is a sequel to The Real Slam Dunk. (7-up)
The Old African ($19.99) by Julius Lester, illus. by Jerry Pinkney, is a novella that addresses slavery through a combination of realism and fable. (9-up)
I, Coriander ($16.99) by Sally Gardner. A girl in 17th-century London learns that she has inherited magical powers from her mother. (10-up)
Making It Home ($17.99, Puffin paperback $6.99), intro. by Beverly Naidoo. Twenty-two children share personal accounts of losing home, family—or both—to war and conflict. (10-up)
Lionboy: The Truth ($16.99) by Zizou Corder concludes the Lionboy trilogy. (10-up)
Every Man for Himself: Ten Short Stories About Being a Guy ($16.99), ed. by Nancy Mercado, features fiction by Walter Dean Myers, Mo Willems and others. (14-up)


The Monster Solution ($16.95) by Sara Goodman Zimet, illus. by Shannon Parish. A boy discovers how to get rid of three monsters. (2-5)
Hannah and the Perfect Picture Pony—Story of the Great Depression ($16.95) by Sara Goodman Zimet, illus. by Sandy Ferguson Fuller. In this true story set in 1934, a photographer and his pony create memories for Hannah and her friends. (5-9)


Chicken Little Unplucked! ($19.95) by Monique Peterson recounts the making of this film. (All ages) The Kingdom Keepers ($17.99) by Ridley Pearson. In this thriller, five teens are pitted against Disney villains. (10-up)


Walt Disney's Cinderella Special Ed. ($12.99) retells this classic tale. (3-7)
Disney Princess Time for the Ball Clock & Storybook ($18.99) includes a working clock and a Cinderella storybook. (3-7)
Disney Princess May I Have This Dance? ($14.99) stars dancing Disney heroines. (3-7)
Disney Princess Jewelry Box ($16.99) includes stories from Disney princesses. (3-7)
Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs ($12.99). This retelling features a sparkly, padded cover. (3-7)
Disney 5-Minute Stories: Friendship ($12.99) presents tales of friendship drawn from classic stories. (3-7)
Disney Nursery Rhymes & Fairy Tales ($15.99) collects nursery rhymes and 12 fairy tales. (3-8)
Chicken Little Who's That Chicken? and Chicken Little Sticky Situations ($14.99 each) are interactive books based on this film. (3-up)
Disney Learning: Disney Magic Math Machine Addition & Subtraction ($14.99) challenges readers to solve math problems. (4-6)
Disney Villains The Top-Secret Files ($15.99) provides information on various villains. (5-up)
Disney Splashtacular Cartoon Tales ($14.99) collects comic strips and stories. (6-up)
Disney Learning: Our World ($14.99). Disney characters host a tour of the world's cultures. (6-9)
Disney Magic Spanish: My First Spanish Dictionary ($14.99) is a bilingual dictionary. (6-9)


Sons of the Dark issues Night Sun by Lynne Ewing ($9.99, 12-up).
The Ultimate Dragon Booster Scrapbook ($4.99) by James Gelsey includes info on Dragon Booster gear, crews, dragons and riders. (7-10)
Paperbacks SeriesThe Cheetah Girls return in XOXO, The Cheetah Girls ($6.99, 5-up); and Cheetah Chatter: A Dictionary of Diva-licious Lingo ($4.99, 5-up). Disney's Kim Possible stars in two new Pick a Villain books and a chapter book, Cloned ($3.99 each, 7-10). Dragon Booster Chapter Books debuts with five titles adapted by James Gelsey ($4.99 each, 7-10). Captain Fact adds two books by Knife and Packer ($4.99, 7-10). W.I.T.C.H. continues with W.I.T.C.H. Crushes, Path of Revenge, The Darkest Dream and Keeping Hope; plus two W.I.T.C.H. Adventures and two W.I.T.C.H. Graphic Novels ($4.99 each, 8-12). Phil of the Future debuts with Stuck in Time, The Great Fake-out and Blasts from the Past ($4.99 each, 8-12). That's SO Raven adds six novels ($4.99 each, 8-12). Lizzie McGuire is back in Lizzie McGuire My Secret Journal Part II ($6.99, 8-12); High Five and two new Lizzie McGuire Mysteries ($4.99 each, 8-12). And From the Files of Madison Finn adds two titles ($4.99 each, 8-12).


My Basketball Touch and Feel Board Book ($9.99) introduces the game of basketball. (2-5)
Mom and Me Cookbook ($10.99) by Annabel Karmel presents cooking techniques and recipes. (3-5)
Barbie Princess Tales: The Essential Guide, Chicken Little: The Essential Guide and Wallace & Gromit: The Essential Guide ($12.99 each) tie in to these films. (5-8)
The Baking Book ($12.99) by Jane Bull compiles simple baking recipes. (5-8)
The Merry Christmas Activity Book ($12.99) by Jane Bull rounds up holiday crafts and activities. (5-8)
I Love Gymnastics and I Love Yoga ($12.99 each) depict children learning gymnastics and yoga. (5-8)
Spongebob Squarepants: The Essential Guide ($12.99) portrays this character's underwater world. (5-8)
Digital Photo Magic ($19.99) explains the principles and techniques of digital photography. (8-up)
Star Wars: The Ultimate Guide ($24.99) by Ryder Windham focuses on this movie saga. (8-up)
The Complete Locations of Star Wars ($39.99) reveals the planets visited in each Star Wars film. (8-up)
Go Figure! A Totally Cool Book About Numbers ($15.99) by Johnny Ball uncovers math facts. (8-up)
A Faith Like Mine ($19.99) describes religions practiced by children around the world. (8-up)
Body ($19.99) by Robert Winston takes a tour of the human body. (8-up)
Cool Stuff and How It Works ($24.99) explores modern technology and inventions. (8-up)
Avengers: The Ultimate Guide ($24.99) by Tom Defalco centers on such heroes as Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk. (8-up)
Baby Genius Lift-the-Flaps introduces Animals and Things That Go ($6.99 each, 2-5). There are four additions to Touch & Feel Flash Cards ($9.99 each, 2-5). ...Use the Potty! offers Big Boys and Big Girls ($6.99 each, 2-5). ...For a Day welcomes Astronaut and Ballerina ($12.99 each, 2-5). Bathtime and Playtime join Peekaboo! ($6.99 each, 2-5). New DK Readers are Let's Make Music, Petting Zoo, I Want to Be a Ballerina and Let's Go Riding ($12.99 each, paper $3.99, 2-5). My Little Church Books offers Bible Animals and Bible Stories ($5.99 each, 2-5). Machines at Work has two additions ($8.99 each, 5-8). Look Closer issues four revised and updated volumes ($9.99 each, 5-8). Eye Wonder greets Pirate ($9.99, 5-8). Tales of the Dead travels to Ancient Rome by Stewart Ross ($14.99, 8-up). Ancient Greece by Peter Ackroyd is new to Voyages Through Time ($19.99, 8-up). e.encyclopedia adds animal ($29.99, 8-up). DK Biography continues with Albert Einstein and Harry Houdini ($14.99 each, paper $4.99, 8-up). And Navigator explores Pyramid and Volcano ($14.99 each, 8-up).
It's My Life: Digital Camera Kit and Book ($29.99) offers a camera and handbook. (8-up)
Ultimate Car Kit ($29.99) by David Eckold includes a miniature engine and cars to assemble and guide. (8-up)
Paperback Series
Play Stickers visits Kitchen and Garage ($6.99 each, 2-5). Glitter Stickers adds six titles ($6.99 each, 2-5). There are six new Sticker Activity Books ($6.99 each, 5-8). And 10 titles join Ultimate Sticker Books ($6.99 each, 8-up).
Paperback Reprints
Learn to Ride and Pony Care ($9.99 each, 5-8); and The Illustrated Book of Ballet Stories ($19.99, 5-8).
Paperback Series Reprints
Voyages Through Time reprints Cities of Blood by Peter Ackroyd ($9.99 each, 8-up).


(NBN, dist.)
Riddle in the Mountain ($16.95) by Daryl Burkhard, illus. by Frank Riccio. Transported back in time to 1879, three children solve a mystery in a Rocky Mountain frontier town. (9-12)


Smart Boys & Fast Girls ($5.99) by Stephie Davis is a novel about a female cross-country runner who is buddies with all the guys. (11-up)
The Moon Key ($5.99) by J.K. Stampfl. A locket changes the life of a girl who was raised by foster families and had given up hope of ever knowing her real parents. (11-up)
Senses Working Overtime ($5.99) by Naomi Nash. When a girl cuts a day of summer school, she is stranded in the middle of a Manhattan blackout. (12-up)
Sk8ter Boy ($5.99) by Mari Mancusi tells of a teenage girl who gets involved with a boy from the wrong side of the tracks. (12-up)
Obsessing Orlando ($5.99) by Kassy Taylor centers on a teen who is obsessed with Orlando Bloom. (12-up)
Paperback Reprint
Uncovering Sadie's Secrets by Libby Sternberg ($5.99, 11-up).


The Cat of Strawberry Hill ($15.95) by Fran Hodgkins, illus. by Lesia Sochor. The owners of a coastal inn adopt an abandoned kitten. (3-up)
Wake Up, Bertha Bear ($15.95) by Chad Mason, illus. by Chad Wallace. Forest friends guide back home a bear cub that has been separated from its hibernating mother. (3-up)
Finding a Friend in the Forest ($15.95) by Dean Bennett tells the true tale of a beagle that befriended a crippled whitetail doe. (4-up)
Time for the Fair ($15.95) by Mary Train, illus. by Karel Hayes. Impatient for the return of the annual county fair, a child comes to understand the length of a year. (5-up)


The Art of Reading: Forty Illustrators Celebrate RIF's 40th Anniversary ($19.99) by Reading Is Fundamental, foreword by Leonard S. Marcus. In art and essays, 40 children's book illustrators share their childhood experiences with books that sparked their creativity. (All ages)
Skating with the Bears ($15.99) by Andrew Breakspeare. With the help of friends, a boy learns to ice skate on a moonlit night. (All ages)
The Wild Little Horse ($15.99) by Rita Gray, illus. by Ashley Wolff. A young horse explores the world beyond his barn for the first time. (1-up)
Peek-a-Boooo! ($9.99) by Marie Torres Cimarusti, illus. by Stephanie Peterson, is a Halloween lift-the-flap tale. (2-up)
Slippers at School ($12.99) by Andrew Clements, illus. by Janie Bynum. A puppy nuzzles his way into school-bound Laura's backpack. (2-up)
Snow White ($16.99) by Melinda Cooper presents this classic with an animal cast and art inspired by master paintings. (3-up)
We're Off to Find the Witch's House ($14.99) by Mr. Krieb, illus. by R.W. Alley. Will four children find the witch's house on Halloween night? (3-up)
The Christmas Hat ($15.99) by A.J. Wood, illus. by Maggie Kneen, centers on an adopted baby owl and his red Christmas hat. (3-up)
The Twelve Days of Christmas Dogs ($15.99) by Carolyn Conahan offers a canine spin on this carol. (3-up)
The Grandma Cure ($15.99) by Pamela Mayer, illus. by John Nez. Becky uses lessons learned from her kindergarten teacher to help her grandmothers get along with each other. (3-up)
Sylvia Jean, Drama Queen ($16.99) by Lisa Campbell. How will a girl famous for her inventive costumes top her previous performances to win the town costume contest? (4-up)
Tiny Tortilla ($15.99) by Arlene Williams, illus. by G. Brian Karas. A boy makes creative use of a small piece of masa. (4-up)
A Dark and Noisy Night ($13.99) by Lisa Thiesling. The scary noises Peggy the pig hears are actually her trick-or-treating friends. (4-up)
Snowball Fight! ($15.99) by Jimmy Fallon, illus. by Adam Stower, is a winter tale based on a song from this actor's album. (4-up)
Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs! ($15.99) by Kathleen V. Kudlinski, illus. by S.D. Schindler, examines various theories about dinosaurs. (4-up)
Look What the Cat Dragged In! ($15.99) by Gary Hogg, illus. by Mike Wohnoutka. A resourceful cat gives the members of a lazy family what they deserve. (4-up)
Chico: A True Story from the Childhood of the First Woman Supreme Court Justice ($16.99) by Sandra Day O'Connor, illus. by Dan Anderson. Sandra learns an important lesson after encountering a rattlesnake while riding her horse. (5-up)
George Did It ($16.99) by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain, illus. by Larry Day, is a tale that reveals the personal side of George Washington. (5-up)
The Hero and the Minotaur ($17.99) by Robert Byrd relays Theseus's adventures in ancient Greece. (6-up)
Bartleby of the Big Bad Bayou ($16.99) by Phyllis Shalant. A turtle and an alligator encounter new challenges after they swim up the Mississippi to their bayou home. (7-up)
Lowthar's Blade Trilogy: The True Blade of Power ($15.99) by R.L. LaFevers concludes this fantasy trilogy. (8-up)
Julep O'Toole: Confessions of a Middle Child ($15.99) by Trudi Trueit. A girl must choose between being the popular girl she longs to be and the plain old middle child others need her to be. (8-up)
Snow Treasure ($10.99) by Marie McSwigan, illus. by Mary Reardon, tells of Norwegian children who saved their town's gold and outwitted invading Nazis. (8-up)
Horses of Myth ($19.99) by Gerald and Loretta Hausman, illus. by Robert Florczak, pays tribute to the horse. (8-up)
The Fashion Disaster That Changed My Life ($15.99) by Lauren Myracle. A seventh grader's journal chronicles her attempts to figure out where she fits in and what it means to be a real friend. (9-up)
Beyond the Dragon Portal ($16.99) by Melissa Glenn Haber. When Sadie's sister is kidnapped and taken to a hostile world, only Sadie can save her. (9-up)
The Day Joanie Frankenhauser Became a Boy ($15.99) by Francess Lantz. A girl reinvents herself in this novel about friendship and self-discovery. (10-up)
The Ghost's Grave ($16.99) by Peg Kehret. Josh makes an unexpected discovery after he meets the ghost of a coal miner who asks him to dig up his leg and rebury it with the rest of his bones. (10-up)
The Treasure of Savage Island ($16.99) by Lenore Hart. An escaped slave and the girl who rescues him from a shipwreck work together to save her village from pirates. (10-up)
What Mr. Mattero Did ($16.99) by Priscilla Cummings. In this novel told from two perspectives, three seventh-grade girls accuse their music teacher of improper behavior. (10-up)
Sweetgrass Basket ($15.99) by Marlene Carvell centers on two Mohawk sisters who are sent to an off-reservation school after their mother dies. (10-up)
Shapeshifter's Quest ($16.99) by Dena Landon. A shape-shifter races against time to obtain medicine that can save her mother from the disease that is killing their people. (12-up)
Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie ($15.99) by David Lubar. In his first year of high school, a boy deals with bullies, romance and impending brotherhood. (12-up)
Second Sight ($16.99) by Gary Blackwood. In Civil War—era Washington, D.C., a boy meets a clairvoyant girl who has had a frightening premonition involving President Lincoln. (12-up)
The Goodness Gene ($16.99) by Sonia Levitin. A teen learns the shocking truth about his role in a futuristic, morally questionable society. (12-up)
Make Me Over: 11 Original Stories About Transforming Ourselves ($16.99), collected by Marilyn Singer, offers tales about our culture's fascination with beauty. (12-up)
Chicks with Sticks (It's a purl thing) ($15.99) by Elizabeth Lenhard presents a story about four friends who share a love of knitting. (12-up)
LoveSick ($16.99) by Jake Coburn. Ted falls in love after losing his college basketball scholarship in a crippling drunk driving accident. (14-up)
Dark Fusion continues with Red Rider's Hood by Neal Shusterman ($15.99, 10-up).