What Else Do I Say ($9.95) by Malky Goldberg, illus. by Patti Argoff. Readers lift flaps to learn which Jewish phrase or polite word to use. (1-3)

I Go Visiting ($10.95) by Rikki Benenfeld shows how to be a good guest. (2-5)

Gifts to Treasure ($10.95) by Tehilla Grenberger, illus. by Eli Toron, is the story of immigrants' experience on the prairie in 1897. (7-10)


Caribbean Pirates: A Treasure Chest of Fact, Fiction, and Folklore ($16.95) by George Beahm, illus. by Tim Kirk, examines pirate life and the folklore surrounding it. (All ages)

The Whimsic Alley Book of Spells: Mythical Incantations for Wizards of All Ages ($14.95), ed. by George Beahm and Stan Goldin, illus. by Tim Kirk, rounds up more than 200 spells and other info for aspiring wizards. (All ages)

Muggles and Magic, Rev. and Expanded 3rd Ed.: An Unofficial Guide to J.K. Rowling and the Harry Potter Phenomenon ($17.95) by George Beahm, illus. by Tim Kirk, is an updated version of this guide. (All ages)


Mrs. Spitzer's Garden: Gift. Ed. ($9.95) by Edith Pattou, illus. by Tricia Tusa, is a gift edition of this story about a wise teacher. (All ages)

Skunk's Spring Surprise ($16) by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Valeri Gorbachev, is a tale about showing friends how important they are. (2-5)

Hurry! Hurry! ($16) by Eve Bunting, illus. by Jeff Mack. Animals rush to meet the barnyard's new addition. (3-5)

Only You ($16) by Robin Cruise, illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine, celebrates a parent's love for a child. (3-5)

Pirates Don't Change Diapers ($16) by Melinda Long, illus. by David Shannon, is a companion to How I Became a Pirate. (3-7)

Wag a Tail ($16) by Lois Ehlert introduces the graduates of the Bow Wow Dog Obedience School. (3-7)

Imagine Harry ($16) by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise. Not everyone can see Little Rabbit's best friend. (3-7)

My Life as a Chicken ($16) by Ellen A. Kelley, illus. by Michael Slack, introduces a silly chicken in pursuit of a home. (3-7)

Hickory Dickory Dock ($16) by Keith Baker. When the clock strikes one, it's time for fun. (3-7)

With You Always, Little Monday ($16) by Geneviève Côté pays tribute to a mother's love. (3-7)

I'm Going to Grandma's ($16) by Mary Ann Hoberman, illus. by Tiphanie Beeke, tells of a first sleepover at Grandma's and Grandpa's house. (3-7)

Yo, Jo! ($16) by Rachel Isadora, offers a multigenerational celebration of language, neighborhoods and family. (3-7)

Big Brown Bear's Birthday Surprise ($16) by David McPhail. Rat's plans to celebrate his friend's birthday take an unexpected turn. (3-7)

Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug ($12.95) by Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash is a wordless adventure starring a dog. (3-7)

Alligator Boy ($16) by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Diane Goode, tells of a boy who one day decides to become an alligator. (3-7)

Heat Wave ($16) by Eileen Spinelli, illus. by Betsy Lewin. Folks in a hot town do their best to beat the heat. (3-7)

Mouse Shapes ($16) by Ellen Stoll Walsh is a companion to Mouse Paint. (3-7)

Ella, of Course! ($16) by Sarah Weeks, illus. by Doug Cushman. A young pig's new umbrella causes lots of problems. (3-7)

The Tale of Pale Male: A True Story ($16) by Jeanette Winter. A pair of Red-tailed Hawks build a nest atop a Manhattan apartment building. (3-7)

Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintings ($16) by Douglas Florian. An illustrated poetry collection. (5-10)

My Last Best Friend ($16) by Julie Bowe. Fourth grade is tough for Ida May when her best friend moves away. (7-10)

Pete and Fremont ($16) by Jenny Tripp, illus. by John Manders, relays a circus story about an unlikely friendship. (8-12)

Iris, Messenger ($16) by Sarah Deming. Where did the Greek gods go once people stopped worshipping them? (10-up)

Come Juneteenth ($17) by Ann Rinaldi. Tragedy strikes members of a Texas family when they fail to tell slaves they've been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation. (10-up)

A Portrait of Pia ($17) by Marisabina Russo. After meeting her long-absent father, Pia finds the courage to love her family and herself. (10-up)

Beauty Shop for Rent... fully equipped, enquire within ($17) by Laura Bowers. A girl abandoned by her mother finds love among women in a beauty parlor. (12-up)

Dragon's Keep ($17) by Janet Lee Carey. After a dragon claw mars her hand, a princess saves her country from war. (12-up)

Evil Genius ($17) by Catherine Jinks. A young genius discovers his conscience after setting out to become a criminal mastermind. (12-up)

Peak ($17) by Roland Smith reveals a teenager's attempt to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest. (12-up)

Beyond the Billboard ($16) by Susan Gates centers on a teen who longs to break free from her isolated family. (12-up)

Mercy on These Teenage Chimps ($16) by Gary Soto is a novel about friendship, understanding and the insecurity of being 13. (12-up)

Flora Segunda ($17) by Ysabeau S. Wilce. Flora uncovers intrigue and betrayal after finding a long-banished butler in her family's immense home. (12-up)

Cupid ($17) by Julius Lester retells the story of Cupid and Psyche. (12-up)


Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa return in School Daysby Erica Silverman, illus. by Betsy Lewin ($15, 6-9). Secrets of Dripping Fang adds Please Don't Eat the Childrenand When Bad Snakes Attack Good Childrenby Dan Greenburg, illus. by Scott Fischer ($9.95 each, 8-12). Jangojoins the Noble Warriors Sequence by William Nicholson ($17, 12-up). And The Young Royals welcomes Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de'Mediciby Carolyn Meyer ($17, 14-up).


Goal! II: Living the Dream by Robert Rigby is a novelization of this soccer movie. (12-up)


English/Spanish Bilingual Titles

Sometimes/Algunas veces by Keith Baker and Big Brown Bear/El gran oso pardo by David McPhail, both trans. by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada ($12.95 each, paper $3.95, 4-6); and Daniel's Mystery Egg/El misterioso huevo de Daniel , written and trans. by Alma Flor Ada, illus. by G. Brian Karas; and Catch Me if You Can!/¡A que no me alcanzas! by Bernard Most, trans. by Campoy and Ada ($12.95 each, $3.95 paper, 5-7).


Board Book in Spanish¡Mamá Clo-cló! by Keith Baker, trans. by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada ($6.95, up to 3).

Bilingual Board BookWhoever You Are/Quienquiera que seas by Mem Fox, illus. by Leslie Staub, trans. by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada ($6.95, up to 3).


Hi, Blueberry! ($8.95) by Barney Saltzberg is an interactive book about a bunny. (up to 3)

Charlie Chick ($10.95) by Nick Denchfield and Ant Parker features a chirping, pop-up chick. (up to 3)


The OK Book ($12.99) by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld. Because no one is perfect, being OK is quite great. (All ages)

Goodnight Moon 123 ($16.99) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Clement Hurd, is a counting book based on this classic bedtime tale. (up to 5)

How Do You Make a Baby Smile? ($16.99) by Philemon Sturges, illus. by Bridget Strevens-Marzo, depicts efforts to make a wee one smile and laugh. (up to 5)

Not a Box ($12.99) by Antoinette Portis. A rabbit shows how imagination can transform a box. (up to 6)

The Old Woman and Her Pig ($16.99) by Margaret Read MacDonald, illus. by John Kanzler. Afraid of water, a woman's new pig won't cross the bridge. (2-5)

Ten Little Wishes ($15.99) by Andrea Alban Gosline, illus. by Lisa Burnett Bossi, is a seek-and-find counting tale starring baby animals. (2-5)

Yes We Can! ($16.99) by Sam McBratney, illus. by Charles Fuge, is a follow-up to I Love It When You Smile. (2-6)

Ready, Set, School! ($16.99) by Jacquelyn Mitchard, illus. by Paul Ratz de Tagyos, shows that kids aren't the only ones fearful of new experiences. (3-6)

Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep ($15.99) by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illus. by Brooke Dyer. Animals begin their winter sleeps. (3-6)

Bad Dog, Marley! ($16.99) by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey, is a picture book based on Marley & Me. (3-8)

Birthday at the Panda Palace ($15.99) by Stephanie Calmenson, illus. by Doug Cushman, is a companion to Dinner at the Panda Palace. (3-8)

A Father Like That ($16.99) by Charlotte Zolotow, illus. by LeUyen Pham, offers an updated version of this tale, with new art. (3-8)

Last One in Is a Rotten Egg! ($15.99) by Diane deGroat. Gilbert the opossum embarks on an Easter egg hunt. (3-8)

Paddington ($16.99) by Michael Bond, illus. by R.W. Alley, presents this tale with new art by the original artist. (3-8)

Ten Naughty Little Monkeys ($16.99) by Suzanne Williams, illus. by Suzanne Watts. Monkeys do more than jump on the bed in this twist on a classic. (3-8)

Duck at the Door ($16.99) by Jackie Urbanovic. A duck wears out his welcome in winter, but is welcomed in the spring. (4-7)

Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy ($16.99) by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser. In this sequel, Fancy Nancy wants a fancy dog. (4-7)

Casey Back at Bat ($16.99) by Dan Gutman, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, is a follow-up to the classic poem, Casey at the Bat. (4-8)

Cheech the School Bus Driver ($16.99) by Cheech Marin, illus. by Orlando L. Ramirez. This comic actor offers a tale about a battle of the bands. (4-8)

The Forever Dog ($15.99) by Bill Cochran, illus. by Dan Andreasen, reveals how Mike's friendship with his dog will live on after the pet dies. (4-8)

The Growing Story ($16.99) by Ruth Krauss, illus. by Helen Oxenbury, presents this story, first published in 1947, with new art. (4-8)

King Puck ($16.99) by Michael Garland. A goat is granted the gift of speech in this tale of Irish magic. (4-8)

My America ($16.99) by Jan Spivey Gilchrist, illus. by Gilchrist and Ashley Bryan, celebrates the beauty and diversity of the U.S. (4-8)

Nibble Nibble ($16.99) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Wendell Minor, is a newly illustrated edition of these five poems, first published in 1959. (4-8)

Out of the Ballpark ($16.99) by Alex Rodriguez, illus. by Frank Morrison, is a story inspired by this Yankees player's childhood love of baseball. (4-8)

What Are You Hungry For? ($15.99) by Emme and Phillip Aronson, illus. by Erik Brooks, explores issues of self-image and self-esteem. (4-8)

Yo-yo Man ($16.99) by Daniel Pinkwater, illus. by Jack E. Davis, reveals how working hard to achieve goals can be fun and rewarding. (4-8)

The Trouble with Wishes ($16.99) by Diane Stanley offers a twist on the Pygmalion story. (5-8)

Bronzeville Boys and Girls ($16.99) by Gwendolyn Brooks, illus. by Faith Ringgold, presents this poetry anthology with new illustrations. (7-10)

Hey, You! ($15.99) by Paul B. Janeczko, illus. by Robert Rayevsky. This poetry collection is a companion to Dirty Laundry. (7-10)

The Book of Lies ($16.99) by James Moloney. In this fantasy, an orphan battles against a magical book. (8-12)

Games ($16.99) by Carol Gorman tells of two bully rivals ordered to spend time playing games together. (8-12)

Jack and Rebel, the Police Dog ($15.99) by Jack the dog, as told to Patricia Finney. In this companion to I, Jack, this pooch has a new best friend. (8-12)

Kimchi & Calamari ($15.99) by Rose Kent is a first novel about race, adoption, identity and family. (8-12)

Letters from Rapunzel ($15.99) by Sara Holmes. While her depressed father is in the hospital, a girl strikes up an unusual correspondence. (8-12)

Skulduggery Pleasant ($17.99) by Derek Landy. Stephanie's late uncle leaves her his house and his articulate skeleton friend. (8-12)

Swordbird ($15.99) by Nancy Yi Fan. Birds battle evil in this fantasy written by a 12-year-old author. (8-12)

Johnny and the Bomb ($16.99) by Terry Pratchett completes the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy. (8-up)

Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid ($12.99) by Lemony Snicket collects "Snicketisms." (10-up)

Jimmy Coates: Target ($15.99) by Joe Craigis a sequel to Jimmy Coates: Assassin?(10-up)

M Is for Magic ($16.99) by Neil Gaiman is a short story collection. (10-up)

Rover ($16.99) by Jackie French. Viking Raiders take a girl and her dog prisoners. (10-up)

Vampyre: The Terrifying Lost Journal of Dr. Cornelius Van Helsing ($19.99) by Dr. Cornelius Van Helsing and Gustav de Wolff. A Vampyre Hunter Extraordinarie journeys to Transylvania in search of his brother. (10-up)


The Berenstain Bears are back in The Big Spelling Beeand The Trouble with Commercialsby Stan and Jan Berenstain with Mike Berenstain ($8.99 each, paper $3.99, 3-7). My First I Can Read Books adds Biscuit's Day at the Farmby Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories; and Follow Me, Mittensby Lola M. Schaefer, illus. by Susan Kathleen Hartung ($15.99 each, 3-5). New I Can Read Books are The Berenstain Bears' New Kittenby Stan and Jan Berenstain with Mike Berenstain ($15.99, paper $3.99, 4-8); Beyond the Dinosaursby Charlotte Lewis Brown, illus. by Phil Wilson; and Grandpa Spanielson's Chicken Pox Stories: The Shrunken Headby Denys Cazet ($15.99 each, 4-8); and Time Warp Trio: The High and the Flightyand South Pole or Bustby Jon Scieszka ($15.99 each, paper $3.99, 4-8). Magic Pony Carousel debuts with Sparkle the Circus Ponyand Brightheart the Knight's Ponyby Poppy Shire, illus. by Ron Berg ($14.99 each, paper $3.99, 7-10). And Fairy Realm flies on with Enter the Realmby Emily Rodda, illus. by Raoul Vitale ($9.99, 7-10).

Joe Sherlock, Kid Detective returns in Case #000004: The Headless Mummyand Case #000005: The Art Teacher's Vanishing Masterpieby Dave Keane ($15.99, paper $3.99, 7-10). My Weird School Daze!by Dan Gutman, illus. by Jim Paillot, joins My Weird School ($7.99, 7-10). Super Goofballs gets rolling with That Stinking Feeling, Goofballs in Paradiseand Super Underwear... and Beyond!by Peter Hannan ($15.99 each, paper $4.99, 7-11). Camp Princess continues with Unicorns? Get Real!by Kathryn Lasky ($15.99, paper $4.99, 8-12). Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy adds The Return of Meteor Boy?by William Boniface, illus. by Stephen Gilpin ($16.99, 8-12). Joining Princess Power are The Awfully Angry Ogre, The Mysterious, Mournful Maidenand The Stubbornly Secretive Servantby Suzanne Williams, illus. by Chuck Gonzales ($15.99 each, paper $4.99, 8-12). R.L. Stine's Rotten School adds four titles ($6.99 each, 8-12). Warriors: Power of Three by Erin Hunter gains Warriors Field Guide($15.99, 10-up); and The Sight($16.99, 10-up). Hunter's Warriors: The New Prophesy offers Sunset($16.99, 10-up). And Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot releases Princess on the Brink($16.99, 12-up).


Thanks to You: Wisdom from a Mother & Child ($14.99) by Julie Andrews Edwards and Emma Walton Hamilton offers verse celebrating life lessons shared between mothers and their children. (All ages)


How to Write Your Life Story ($15.99, paper $5.99) by Ralph Fletcher provides tips on writing an autobiography. (8-12)

Marley: A Dog Like No Other ($16.99) by John Grogan is a middle-grade adaptation of Marley & Me. (8-12)


Smithsonian Institution Board Books presents My Baby Animal Bookby Stuart Levine, My Dinosaur Bookby Karen Carr and My Flag Bookby Sarah Thomson ($5.99 each, up to 5). New Smithsonian Institution titles are Hurricanesand Snakes($16.99 each, paper $6.99, 5-9), Lungs($16.99, 5-9) and Our Solar System($19.99, 5-9), all by Seymour Simon; and Astronauts and Other Space Heroes FYIby Sarah Thomson ($16.99, paper $7.99, 8-12). Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science adds Gravity Is a Mysteryby Franklyn M. Branley, illus. by Edward Miller; and Dinosaur Tracksby Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, illus. by Lucia Washburn ($15.99 each, paper $5.99, 5-9). Joining Smithsonian Institution Q&A Books are Baseball! Q&Aby Gary Drevitch and Extreme Aircraft! Q&Aby Sarah L. Thomson ($16.99 each, paper $6.99, 5-9). Time for Kids by the editors of Time for Kidsoffers Rosa Parks($14.99, paper $3.99, 7-9); and Our 50 United States and Other U.S. Lands($17.99, 7-11).


David Beckham's Soccer Skills ($19.99) by David Beckham. This soccer star offers tips for young players. (7-14)

Magick Word-Doku and Pirate Word-Doku ($4.99 each) by Terry Stickels present word puzzle games. (8-up)

Middle School: The Real Deal (Rev. Ed.) ($7.99) by Juliana Farrell and Beth Mayall is an updated edition of this advice book. (10-up)

The 3-Hour Diet for Teens ($15.99) by Jorge Cruise adapts The 3-Hour Dietfor teenagers. (12-up)


Phooey! ($16.99) by Marc Rosenthal. This chain reaction tale begins when a restless boy kicks a can that hits a cat. (4-8)

Billy Creekmore ($16.99) by Tracey Porter depicts the adventures of a boy in West Virginia in the early 1900s. (10-up)

Yet Another NASTYbook ($12.99) by Barry Yourgrau, illus. by Neil Swaab. This collection of short tales and poems follows NASTYbookand Another NASTYbook. (10-up)



Movie Storybooks are Meet the Robinsons by Barbara Bazaldua ($8.99, 3-7); Shrek the Third, Transformers and Spider-Man 3 by Kate Egan ($8.99, 3-7); Surf's Up by Judy Katschke ($8.99, 3-7) and Bridge to Terabithia: The Official Movie Companion ($7.99, 8-up).

Paperback Series

Meet the Robinsons releases Who Wants Some Pizza? by Erin Rade, illus. by Len Smith ($6.99, 2-6); Keep Moving Forward by Katherine Emmons, illus. by Ron Husband ($3.99, 3-7); Me, Myself, and the Bowler Hat Guy by Annie Auerbach, illus. by Ron Husband ($3.99, 3-7); The Chapter Book by Jasmine Jones ($4.99, 7-10); and The Junior Novel by Irene Trimble ($4.99, 8-11). Peppa Pig trotts in with Let's Go on a Treasure Hunt and Nursery Rhyme Time! By Susie George ($3.99 each, 3-7). Shrek the Third scares up two 8x8's and Fiona's Fairy-tale Five by Annie Auerbach ($3.99, 3-7); and The Junior Novel by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld ($4.99, 8-12). Spider-Man 3 offers I am Venom by N.T. Raymond, illus. by Steven Gordon ($3.99, 8-12); Spider-Man's New Suit by N.T. Raymond ($3.99, 3-7); The New Goblin by Danny Fingeroth ($4.99, 7-10); and The Junior Novelization by Jasmine Jones ($4.99, 8-12). Surf's Up welcomes The Legend of Big Z by Sadie Chesterfield ($3.99, 3-7); The Winning Wave by N.T. Raymond ($3.99, 3-7); The Unauthorized Biography by Annie Auerbach ($4.99, 7-10); and The Life and Times of Cody Maverick by Susan Korman ($4.99, 8-12). Transformers presents Optimus Prime Versus Megatron by Sadie Chesterfield ($3.99, 3-7); Sam's New Car by Erin Stein ($3.99, 3-7); The Quest for the Allspark by Annie Auerbach ($4.99, 3-7); and The Junior Novel by Sara Shepard ($4.99, 8-12).


Glint ($17.99) by Ann Coburn. A girl searches for her missing brother while in a parallel universe another girl embarks on a search of her own. (9-12)

The Chaos King ($16.99) by Laura Ruby is a fantasy about a girl who can become invisible and a boy who can fly. (10-up)

InterWorld ($16.99) by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves. A boy joins a league made up of many "himselves" to fight evil. (10-up)

The Princess and the Hound ($17.99) by Mette Ivie Harrison. The Beast is a woman in this Beauty and the Beast retelling. (12-up)

The Seer ($16.99) by David Stahler, Jr., is a sequel to Truesight. (12-up)


Faerie Path by Frewin Jones debuts with The Faerie Path($16.99, 12-up). Worldweavers by Alma Alexander launches with Gift of the Unmage($16.99, 12-up). And Philip Reeve's The Hungry City Chronicles adds A Darkling Plain($18.99, 12-up).


Mary Engelbreit's Happy Mother Goose and Mary Engelbreit's Silly Mother Goose ($6.99 each) by Mary Engelbreit are board books compiling rhymes. (1-4)

Go to Sleep, Russell the Sheep ($9.99) by Rob Scotton. When Russell finally falls asleep, he snores. (2-5)

Spinnables: The Spinning Book of Colors, Shapes, and Numbers ($9.99) by Betty Ann Schwartz, illus. by Michelle Berg, is a concept book with 24 spinning wheels. (3-6)

Paperback Series

Mercer Mayer's Little Critter returns in It's Easter, Little Critter!($6.99, 2-6); Grandma, Grandpa, and Meand Just a School Project (Spanish Ed.)($3.99 each, 3-7); and Happy Father's Day($6.99, 3-7). My Little Pony trots on in A Very Pony Placeby Nora Pelizzari ($3.99, 2-6). And Biscuit stars in Biscuit's Show and Dare Dayand Mind Your Manners, Biscuit!by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Mary O'Keefe Young ($3.99 each, 3-6).


Green As a Bean ($16.99) by Karla Kuskin, illus. by Melissa Iwai, asks readers to imagine what they would be if they could be green, blue, square or bright. (3-8)

The Thing About Georgie ($15.99) by Lisa Graff. A boy learns to overcome his small stature and his fears of becoming a not-so-big brother. (8-12)

My Mother the Cheerleader ($16.99) by Robert Sharenow. During the school integration in New Orleans in the 1960s, a visitor from the North turns Louise's world upside down. (12-up)

The Silenced ($17.99) by James DeVita. A girl rebels in a futuristic world where citizens are deprived of their human rights. (12-up)


If You Give... adds A Mouse Cookie First Libraryby Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond ($15.99, 3-7).


Capt. Hook ($6.99) by J.V. Hart, illus. by Brett Helquist, relays the "real" story of Captain Hook. (10-up)


Clancy the Courageous Cow ($16.99) by Lachie Hume. A misfit cow proves his worth. (All ages)

A Good Day ($16.99) by Kevin Henkes shows how a bad day can be transformed into a good one. (All ages)

Black & White ($7.99) by Tana Hoban is an accordion-fold version of Black on Whiteand White on Black. (up to 2)

Family Lullaby ($16.99) by Jody Fickes Shapiro, illus. by Cathie Felstead, spotlights a family's love for their baby. (up to 4)

Whose Chick Are You? ($16.99) by Nancy Tafuri. A chick hatches…but whose chick is she? (up to 5)

Barn Dance! ($16.99) by Pat Hutchins. Farm animals nod off one by one. (2-5)

My Way/A mi manera ($15.99) by Lynn Reiser. This bilingual picture book is a companion to Margaret and Margarita. (2-5)

A Perfect Day ($16.99) by Remy Charlip. A father and son spend the day together. (2-5)

Pip & Squeak ($16.99) by Ian Schoenherr. On a wintry morning, two mice deliver a present to a friend. (2-5)

Nini Here and There ($16.99) by Anita Lobel. On the way to the country with her family, a city cat has adventurous dreams. (3-7)

In Aunt Giraffe's Green Garden ($16.99) by Jack Prelutsky, illus. by Petra Mathers, collects 28 poems featuring animals. (4-8)

On Meadowview Street ($16.99) by Henry Cole. After a move, Caroline brings nature back to her new suburban yard. (4-8)

Pictures from Our Vacation ($16.99) by Lynne Rae Perkins follows a family's summer road trip. (5-8)

Terrible Storm ($16.99) by Carol Otis Hurst, illus. by S.D. Schindler. Two grandfathers tell the story of a terrible storm. (5-8)

The Secret History of Tom Trueheart ($16.99) by Ian Beck. A boy sets out to save his older brothers in the Land of Stories. (8-12)

Across the Wide Ocean ($18.99) by Karen Romano Young explores the ocean world. (9-12)

Chase ($16.99) by Jessie Haas. A boy runs for his life, pursued by a mysterious man on a horse. (10-14)

Finn's Going ($16.99) by Tom Kelly is the tale of identical twins, one of whom narrates this novel; the other is dead. (10-14)

Hunted ($15.99) by Christopher Russell. A boy, girl and two dogs fight to survive enemies as the plague sweeps through England. (10-14)

Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra ($15.99) by Wendy Lichtman. A girl uses mathematical concepts to help her understand changes in her life. (10-up)

Trailblazers ($16.99) by Bobbi Katz, illus. by Carin Berger, collects 62 poems about exploration as seen through famous explorers' eyes. (10-up)

The New Policeman ($16.99) by Kate Thompson. A boy sets out to find "time" as a birthday gift for his mother. (12-up)

Breathe ($16.99) by Penni Russon is a companion to Undine. (14-up)

Title in Spanish"Más más más," dijo el bebé: 3 historias de amor ("More More More," Said the Baby) by Vera B. Williams ($16.99, up to 7).


I Can Read Books adds My Parents Think I'm Sleepingby Jack Prelutsky, illus. by Yossi Abolafia ($15.99, 4-8). And Amelia Bedelia returns in Amelia Bedelia's Masterpieceby Herman Parish, illus. by Lynn Sweat ($15.99, 5-9).


7 Days at the Hot Corner ($15.99) by Terry Trueman. In the most important week of his high-school baseball career, Scott's best friend reveals he is gay. (12-up)

Cross Your Heart, Connie Pickles ($16.99) by Sabine Durrant. Connie explores the mysteries of love, money and all things French. (12-up)

Girl at Sea ($15.99) by Maureen Johnson is a tale of self-discovery, adventure and romance. (12-up)

Now You See Her ($15.99) by Jacquelyn Mitchard. When Hope is found bound in the woods, no one suspects she has staged her own abduction. (12-up)

Pants on Fire ($16.99) by Meg Cabot. During senior year, Katie's plans are ruined when her past comes back to haunt her. (12-up)

Perfect Girl ($16.99) by Mary Hogan is a novel about growing up, falling in love and figuring out how to be the perfect girl. (12-up)

Repossessed ($15.99) by A.M. Jenkins is a tale of demonic possession-from the demon's point of view. (12-up)

Ruby Parker Hits the Small Time ($15.99) by Rowan Coleman. Juggling first love and her parents' divorce, a British teen actress faces losing her job. (12-up)

Stuff ($15.99) by Jeremy Strong, illus. by Matthew S. Armstrong, is a novel featuring graphic installments. (12-up)

Summer Intern ($16.99) by Carrie Karasyov and Jill Kargman is a tale set in the cutthroat world of fashion. (12-up)

The Virtual Life of Lexie Diamond ($16.99) by Victoria Foyt. A computer geek unravels a mystery and discovers magic on the Web. (12-up)

The White Darkness ($16.99) by Geraldine McCaughrean. A teen's mad uncle drags her on a devastating journey to the Antarctic. (12-up)

Wicked Lovely ($16.99) by Melissa Marr. This first novel offers an urban tale of faeries and mortals, love and power. (12-up)

Prom Nights from Hell ($16.99, paper $9.99) by Meg Cabot, Kim Harrison, Michele Jaffe, Stephenie Meyer and Lauren Myracle. Authors share stories about ill-fated prom dates. (14-up)

The Secrets of Peaches ($16.99) by Jodi Lynn Anderson is a sequel to Peaches. (14-up)

Split Screen ($16.99) by Brent Hartinger tells the stories of a gay boy and a bisexual girl working on the set of a horror movie. (14-up)

Walking on Glass ($15.99) by Alma Fullerton. Is ending his mother's life the only way for a boy to set her free? (14-up)


Confessions of Georgia Nicolson continues with Love Is a Many Trousered Thingby Louise Rennison ($16.99, 12-up). Pretty Little Liars issues Flawlessby Sara Shepard ($16.99, 14-up). And The Strongbow Saga adds Dragons from the Seaby Judson Roberts ($16.99, 14-up).


The Boyfriend League ($5.99) by Rachel Hawthorne features teens playing summer-league baseball. (14-up)

Mediterranean Holiday ($5.99) by Kate Cann. The author of Grecian Holidayportrays another summer romance. (14-up)

The Perfect Boy and Waking Up to Boys ($8.99 each) by Hailey Abbott are romance tales set in California. (14-up)

So Inn Love ($5.99) by Catherine Clark. Liza finds romance after landing a summer job at a resort. (14-up)

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Wicked Dead debuts with 2 L8 4 Uby Stefan Petrucha and Thomas Pendleton ($6.99, 12-up). 1-800-Where-R-You by Meg Cabot rings up Missing You($6.99, 12-up). First Kisses debuts with Trust Meby Rachel Hawthorne, The Boyfriend Trickand Playing the Fieldby Stephie Davis, Puppy Loveby Jenny Collins, It Had to Be Youby Sabrina Jordan and The Real Thingby Elizabeth Chandler ($5.99 each, 12-up). Hook Up or Break Up issues Lose Yourselfand Don't Do Anything I Wouldn't Doby Kendall Adams ($8.99, 12-up). Miki Falls offers Springand Summerby Mark Crilley ($7.99, 12-up). And Upper Class starts up with The Upper Classby Hobson Brown, Jardine Libaire and Taylor Materne ($8.99, 14-up).


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New I Can Read Books are Spider-Man 3: Meet the Heroes and Villainsby Harry Lime and Spider-Man Versus Sandmanby Lime, illus. by Steven E. Gordon ($3.99 each, 4-7); and Meet the Robinsons: A Family for Lewisby Sadie Chesterfield and Journey to the Futureby Apple Jordan; Shrek the Third: Friends and Foes, Friends and Foes (Spanish Ed.);and Quest for a Kingby Catherine Hapka; Surf's Up: Island Adventuresand Meet the Charactersby Lisa Rao; and Transformers: Meet the Autobotsand Meet the Decepticonsby Jennifer Fox ($3.99 each, 4-8). Jon Scieszka's Time Warp Trio adds Meet You at Waterloo and Plaid to the Bone($6.99 each, 6-11); and Wushu Were Here($4.99, 6-11). My Weird School by Dan Gutman has four additions ($3.99 each, 7-10). Little House reissues 16 books with new covers and additional material ($5.99-$9.99 each, 8-12). Phantom Stallion: Wild Horse Island welcomes The Horse Charmerby Terri Farley ($4.99, 10-up). And A Series of Unfortunate Events reissues The Bad Beginningand The Reptile Roomwith new covers, interior illustrations and additional text ($6.99 each, 10-up).


My Grandmother/Mi Abuelita ($15.99) by Ginger Foglesong Guy, illus. by Vivi Escriva. In this bilingual tale, a boy and his family visit Grandma. (up to 5)Titles in SpanishBuenas noches, luna 123 (Goodnight Moon 123) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Clement Hurd ($16.99, up to 5); 10 patitios de goma (10 Little Rubber Ducks) by Eric Carle ($19.99, 2-6); Cheech y su autobús escolar (Cheech the School Bus Driver) by Cheech Marin, illus. by Orlando Ramirez ($16.99, 4-8); and ¡Jonrón! (Out of the Ballpark!) by Alex Rodriguez, illus. by Frank Morrison ($16.99, 4-8).

Paperback in SpanishEl joven Zorro (Young Zorro) by Diego Vega ($6.99, 8-12).


Here Comes T. Rex Cottontail ($15.99) by Lois G. Grambling, illus. by Jack E. Davis, is a follow-up to T. Rex Trick-or-Treats. (3-6)

The Cheese ($16.99) by Margie Palatini, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, offers a spin on "The Farmer in the Dell." (4-7)

I Love Cats ($15.99) by Sue Stainton, illus. by Anne Mortimer, spotlights various kinds of cats. (4-7)

Catopia: A Cat Compendium ($19.99) by Caroline Repchuk, illus. by Anne Mortimer, celebrates felines. (8-12)

Thora and the Green Sea-Unicorn ($15.99) by Gillian Johnson. The sequel to Thorabrings back this half-mermaid. (8-12)

The Theft & the Miracle ($16.99) by Rebecca Wade. A girl joins the search for a stolen statue of Baby Jesus. (9-up)

The Secret Twin ($16.99) by Denise Gosliner Orenstein. This novel told in two voices centers on a boy who was born a co-joined twin. (12-up)


The Tiara Club by Vivian French, illus. by Sarah Gibb, debuts with eight titles($15.99 each, paper $3.99, 6-9). Araminta Spookie reappears in Frognappedby Angie Sage, illus. by Jimmy Pickering ($8.99, 7-10). Joining Otto Undercover is The Brink of Ex-stink-tionby Rhea Perlman, illus. by Dan Santat ($15.99, paper $3.99, 7-11). Septimus Heap is back in Physikby Angie Sage, illus. by Mark Zug ($17.99, 9-up). And Chronicles of Ancient Darkness continues with Soul Eaterby Michelle Paver, illus. by Geoff Taylor ($16.99, 10-up).


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Warriors offers The Lost Warriorby Erin Hunter ($6.99, 8-12).


Gadgetology ($15.95) by Pam Abrams presents crafts, games and recipes using 35 common kitchen gadgets. (2-11)


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Where Is Spring? ($15.95) by Yang-Huan, illus. by H.Y. Huang and A. Yang. A look at this season. (4-up)

The Bear Who Wanted to Be a Bear ($16.95) by Jörg Steiner, illus. by Jörg Muller, after hibernating, a bear wakes up and is mistaken as a person. (5-up)


No Time to Nap ($15.95) by Mike Madison, illus. by Mary Peterson, takes a look at a farmer's busy life. (4-8)


Kitty's Cuddles ($16.95) by Jane Cabrera. Kitty finds that cuddling with his baby brother is the best cuddling of all. (2-5)

Big Is Big (and little, little) ($16.95) by J. Patrick Lewis, illus. by Bob Barner, introduces opposites. (2-5)

I Could Eat You Up! ($16.95) by Jo Harper, illus. by Kay Chorao, depicts loving moments between animal and human parents and babies. (2-5)

Calendar ($16.95) by Myra Cohn Livingston, illus. by Will Hillenbrand. Verse and art celebrate the months of the year. (2-5)

Fiesta Fiasco ($16.95) by Ann Whitford Paul, illus. by Ethan Long, is a companion to Mañana, Iguana. (4-8)

If a Chicken Stayed for Supper ($16.95) by Carrie Weston, illus. by Sophie Fatus. A feathered visitor calms fox cubs' fears. (4-8)

A Porc in New York ($16.95) by Catherine Stock is a sequel to A Spree in Paree. (4-8)

Traveling Tom and the Leprechaun ($16.95) by Teresa Bateman, illus. by Mélisande Potter. Tom tries to trick a leprechaun into giving up his pot of gold. (4-8)

Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie ($16.95) by Joel Stewart is a reassuring tale about friendship. (4-8)

It's a Butterfly's Life ($16.95) by Irene Kelly is a companion to It's aHummingbird's Life. (4-8)

The Vegetables We Eat ($16.95) by Gail Gibbons compiles veggie facts. (4-8)

A Picture Book of John Hancock ($16.95) by David A. Adler and Michael S. Adler, illus. by Ronald Himler, profiles this Founding Father. (4-8)

The Edible Pyramid: Good Eating Every Day, Rev. Ed. ($17.95) by Loreen Leedy updates this book on nutrition. (5-8)

Greedy Apostrophe ($16.95) by Jan Carr, illus. by Ethan Long, explains how to use an apostrophe. (6-8)

How to Survive a Totally Boring Summer ($16.95) by Alice DeLaCroix, illus. by Cynthia Fisher. Randall and his new friends start a chess club. (6-9)

Our Liberty Bell ($15.95) by Henry Jonas Magaziner, illus. by John O'Brien, relays the story of the Liberty Bell. (6-10)

Tarantula Power! ($15.95) by Ann Whitehead Nagda, illus. by Stephanie Roth. Will Richard's class project be threatened when he comes to the defense of a frightened second grader? (7-10)

Magic by Heart ($16.95) by Amy Gordon, illus. by Adam Gustavson. A girl who can see into the hearts of people is kidnapped. (8-12)

The Rules of the Universe by Austin W. Hale ($16.95) by Robin Vaupel. A teen launches an experiment to try to save his dying grandfather. (10-up)

Under the Banyan Tree ($16.95) by Toni De Palma. A young runaway discovers what it means to be part of a family. (12-up)

1,000 Reasons Never to Kiss a Boy ($16.95) by Martha Freeman. Jane devises reasons never to get involved with boys after a relationship ends. (12-up)

The Innocent's Story ($16.95) by Nicky Singer. A girl who died in a terrorist attack joins a world of beings who can enter people's minds. (12-up)

My Desperate Love Diary ($16.95) by Liz Rettig chronicles the highs and lows of a year in the life of a teenage girl. (14-up)


New to Holiday House Readers is No Sword Fighting in the House by Susana Leonard Hill, illus. by True Kelley ($14.95, 5-8).

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The Riot Brothers welcomes Snarf Attack, Underfoodle, and the Secret Life: The Riot Brothers Tell All by Mary Amato, illus. by Ethan Long ($6.95, 6-10).


Sleepy Little Yoga: A Toddler's Sleepy Book of Yoga ($9.95) by Rebecca Whitford, illus. by Martina Selway, demonstrates nine simple poses. (1-5)

Fire Engine Man ($15.95) by Andrea Zimmerman, illus. by David Clemesha, recounts a boy's imaginative adventure. (2-5)

Who Likes Rain? ($14.95) by Wong Herbert Yee presents a springtime romp. (2-6)

Hush, Little Puppy ($15.95) by April Pulley Sayre, illus. by Susan Winter, is a bedtime poem written to the tune of a classic lullaby. (3-5)

Tummy Girl ($15.95) by Roseanne Thong, illus. by Sam Williams, provides a scrapbook-style portrait of childhood years. (3-5)

3 Tales Retold ($17.95) by Edward Miller retells three classic stories. (3-7)

Every Friday ($16.95) by Dan Yaccarino portrays a weekly father-son outing. (3-7)

Fabian Escapes ($16.95) by Peter McCarty is the tale of mischievous furry friends. (3-up)

Animal Friends: A Collection of Poems for Children ($16.95), illus. by Michael Hague, compiles poetry featuring animals. (3-up)

Skinny Brown Dog ($16.95) by Kimberly Willis Holt, illus. by Donald Saaf, celebrates an unlikely friendship. (4-7)

Olvina Swims ($16.95) by Grace Lin. This plucky chicken learns to swim. (4-7)

Daddy's Song ($16.95) by Lesléa Newman, illus. by Karen Ritz, offers a bedtime tale. (4-8)

Oye, Celia! A Song for Celia Cruz ($16.95) by Katie Sciurba, illus. by Edel Rodriguez, centers on a girl's love for the Queen of Salsa and her Latino heritage. (4-up)

It's Probably Penny ($16.95) by Loreen Leedy. A dog helps explain the concept of probability. (5-8)

Toad by the Road: A Year in the Life of These Amazing Amphibians ($16.95) by Joanne Ryder, illus. by Maggie Kneen, explores the amphibian lifestyle. (5-8)

Three Swingin' Pigs ($16.95) by Vicky Rubin, illus. by Rhode Montijo, offers a spin on a familiar tale. (5-9)

Old Penn Station ($16.95) by William Low pays tribute to this former Manhattan train station. (5-9)

Holiday Stew: A Kid's Portion of Holiday and Seasonal Poems ($17.95) by Jenny Whitehead dishes up poems. (5-9)

Patience Wright: America's First Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy ($17.95) by Pegi Deitz Shea, illus. by Bethanne Andersen, profiles this heroine. (6-12)

Mokie & Bik ($15.95) by Wendy Orr, illus. by Jonathan Bean, centers on houseboat-dwelling twins with their own secret language. (7-10)

Patterns in Peru: An Adventure in Patterning ($16.95) by Cindy Neuschwander, illus. by Bryan Langdo, is a companion to Mummy Math. (7-11)

Dog Diaries: Secret Writings of the WOOF Society ($15.95) by Betsy Byars, Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers, illus. by Erik Brooks, collects dog tales. (8-12)

Monsters and Water Beasts: Creatures of Fact or Fiction? ($17.95) by Karen Miller, illus. by Sergio Ruzzier, discusses the lore and legend surrounding Bigfoot and others. (8-12)In Search of Mockingbird ($16.95) by Loretta Ellsworth. A girl who shares with her late mother a love of To Kill a Mockingbird searches for its author. (10-14)

Reality Leak ($16.95) by Joni Sensel, illus. by Christian Slade, is a story that is part cartoon, part spy thriller. (10-up)

Daemon Hall ($16.95) by Andrew Nance, illus. by Coleman Polhemus, tells of five teens who win a spooky writing contest. (12-up)

Wildly Romantic: The English Romantic Poets: The Mad, the Bad, and the Dangerous ($18.95) by Catherine Andronik introduces these writers. (12-up)

Faith and Doubt: An Anthology of Poems ($16.95), ed. by Patrice Vecchione, collects poetry exploring what teens believe. (12-up)


Melvin Beederman, Superhero returns in Terror in Tightsby Greg Trine, illus. by Rhode Montijo ($16.95, paper $5.99, 7-up).


Blindspot ($13.95) by Kevin Pyle is a graphic novel about a boy leaving his childhood behind. (9-up)


Curious George and Me! ($9.95) is a fill-in book with space for photos. (4-8)

Bad Bears Go Visiting ($16) by Daniel Pinkwater, illus. by Jill Pinkwater. The Bad Bears visit the Beachball family. (4-8)

Rainstorm ($16) by Barbara Lehman is a wordless rainy-day adventure. (4-8)

Lucky Jake ($17) by Sharon Hart Addy, illus. by Wade Zahares, portrays the friendship between a pig and his human family. (4-8)

Hugo & Miles in I've Painted Everything! ($16) by Scott Magoon. What happens when Hugo runs out of things to paint? (4-8)

Detective Small in the Amazing Banana Caper ($15) by Wong Herbert Yee. Fireman Small's brother solves a mystery. (4-8)

Out of the Egg ($12.95) by Tina Matthews offers a twist on the tale of the Little Red Hen. (4-8)

When I Met the Wolf Girls ($17) by Deborah Noyes, illus. by August Hall, is based on the true story of girls raised by wolves in India in the 1920s. (4-8)

Magic in the Margins ($17) by W. Nikola-Lisa, illus. by Bonnie Christensen. An illuminated manuscript's magical margins help an apprentice tap his creativity. (4-8)

The Pink Refrigerator ($16) by Tim Egan. Dodsworth discovers that a pink refrigerator in a junkyard has big plans for him. (4-8)

Chicken Joy on Redbean Road ($17) by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illus. by Melissa Sweet, is a tale of music and friendship set on the Louisiana bayou. (4-8)

The Pirate and Other Adventures of Sam and Alice ($17) by Akemi Gutierrez. This duo travels to space, finds pirate treasure and meets a crocodile. (4-8)

Dogs and Cats ($16) by Steve Jenkins focuses on these species. (6-10)

Dear Miss Perfect ($16) by Sandra Dutton teaches young humans and animals etiquette. (6-10)

Who Put the B in Ballyhoo? ($16) by Carlyn Beccia examines circus lore. (6-10)

The Adventures of Thor the Thunder God ($19.95) by Lise Lunge-Larsen, illus. by Jim Madsen, retells the story of this god. (6-10)

Just Grace ($15) by Charise Mericle Harper. A third grader finds a way to stand out. (6-10)

The Lemonade War ($16) by Jacqueline Davies pits a people-person brother against a math-whiz sister. (6-10)

This Is Just to Say ($16) by Joyce Sidman, illus. by Pamela Zagarenski, compiles poems of apology. (9-12)

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos ($16) by R.L. LaFevers is a mystery set in 1906 London and Cairo. (9-12)

Black and White Airmen: Their True History ($20) by John Fleischman. Two soldiers living parallel lives befriend one another after 50 years. (9-12)

The Neddiad ( $16) by Daniel Pinkwater recounts a life-changing trip. (10-14)

The Off Season ($16) by Catherine Gilbert Murdock is a sequel to Dairy Queen. (12-up)


Scientists in the Field adds Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motionby Loree Griffin Burns ($18, 10-14).



Foreign Exposure: The Social Climber Abroad ($8.99) by Lauren Mechling and Laura Moser, follows Mimi Schulman to London. (13-up)


Tsunami Warning ($17) by Taylor Morrison discusses the causes of tsunamis and what is being done to save lives before tsunamis occur. (All ages)

Alert! ($17) by Etienne Delessert offers a lesson in trust and misplaced fear. (4-8)

Joe on the Go ($16) by Peggy Perry Anderson. A special guest arrives at the Frog family reunion. (4-8)

Gooney the Fabulous ($15) by Lois Lowry, illus. by Middy Thomas. The heroine of Gooney Bird Greenelearns about fables. (6-10)

Ferret Island ($16) by Richard W. Jennings. When a boy runs away to an island in the Mississippi River, he discovers he is not alone. (8-12)

Me, Penelope ($16) by Lisa Jahn-Clough. A teen searches for love, independence and assuredness. (14-up)


(PGW, dist.)

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SmartFun Activity introduces The Yoga Adventure for Childrenby Helen Purperhart, illus. by Barbra Von Amelsfort ($14.95, spiral $19.95, 4-12).


Bossy Bear ($12.95) by David Horvath. Bossy Bear wants everything his way. (2-5)

"I'm Not Scared!" ($14.99) by Jonathan Allen is a follow up to "I'm Not Cute!"(2-5)

The Bunnies' Picnic ($16.99) by Lezlie Evans, illus. by Kay Chorao, is a counting tale about eight hungry bunnies on a picnic. (3-6)

Dance by the Light of the Moon ($15.99) by Joanne Ryder, illus. by Guy Francis. Animals are invited to a party in this spin on "Buffalo Gals." (3-6)Wow! School! ($16.99) by Robert Neubecker. Izzy explores his classroom. (3-6)

Wolf! Wolf! ($15.99) by John Rocco. The wolf finds what he's been missing-a friend. (3-7)

That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown ($16.99) by Cressida Cowell, illus. by Neal Layton, is the tale of a girl, her toy rabbit and an imperious queen. (3-7)

The Talented Clementine ($14.99) by Sara Pennypacker, illus. by Marla Frazee. Clementine panics when her teacher announces a forthcoming talent show. (7-10)

Houdini: The Handcuff King ($16.99) by Jason Lutes, illus. by Nick Bertozzi, is a graphic biography. (10-up)

The Stoneheart Trilogy: Book One: Stoneheart ($16.99) by Charlie Fletcher. A statue of a dragon comes to life in London. (10-up)

The Wizard Heir ($17.99) by Cinda Williams Chima. The powers of an orphaned teenage wizard escalate out of control. (10-up)

We Are So Crashing Your Bar Mitzvah! ($15.99) by Fiona Rosenbloom. Stacy refuses to accept social blacklisting and crashes a bar mitzvah. (10-up)

Dramarama ($15.99) by E. Lockhart. Two teens attend summer drama camp. (12-up)

The Breakup Bible ($15.99) by Melissa Kantor. Jen is having a great junior year-until her boyfriend dumps her. (12-up)

Homeboyz ($16.99) by Alan Lawrence Sitomer concludes The Hoopster Trilogy. (12-up)

The Black Sheep ($15.99) by Yvonne Collins and Sandy Rideout. Fed up with her parents' rules, Kendra swaps families on a reality TV show. (12-up)

Masquerade: A Blue Bloods Novel ($15.99) by Melissa de la Cruz. Schuyler travels to Venice to find the cause of the deaths of young Blue Bloods. (12-up)


The Elephant & Piggie Books debut with Today I Will Fly!and My Friend Is Sadby Mo Willems ($8.99 each, 4-8). Sisters of Isis launches with The Summoningand Divine Oneby Lynne Ewing ($9.99 each, 12-up).


Starlet and Everyone Who's Anyone ($8.99 each) by Randi Reisfeld are tales about a teenage Hollywood actress. (12-up)

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Baby Einstein continues with My First Book of Colorand My First Book of Shapes, concept by Julie-Aigner-Clark, illus. by Nadeem Zaidi; and My First Book of Lettersand First Words: Around Town Discovery Cardsby Aigner-Clark($9.99 each, 9 mos.-up). Old Tom is back in Old Tom at the Beach by Leigh Hobbs ($3.99, 6-8). Pony-Crazed Princess adds two novels ($3.99 each, 6-9); plus Super Summer Special: Princess Ellie's Summer Vacation($4.99, 6-9), all by Diane Kimpton, illus. by Lizzie Finlay. Fashion Kitty reappears in Fashion Kitty versus the Fashion Queenby Charise Mericle Harper ($8.99, 8-12). Elle Woods stars in Blonde Love, based on the character created by Amanda Brown, story by Natalie Standiford ($6.99, 8-12). There are three new W.I.T.C.H. Chapter Books ($4.99 each, 8-12). And From the Files of Madison Finn adds Friends till the Endby Laura Dower ($5.99, 8-12).


Shouting! ($16.99) by Joyce Carol Thomas, illus. by Annie Lee. A church congregation participates in a celebration of ritual and faith. (All ages)

Cherish Today ($15.99) by Kristina Evans, illus. by Bryan Collier, celebrates children's journeys through life. (4-8)

Ain't Nobody a Stranger to Me ($16.99) by Ann Grifalconi, illus. by Jerry Pinkney. This tale of the Underground Railroad features a loving man and his granddaughter. (5-9)

The Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd Street ($15.99) by Sharon Flake, illus. by Colin Bootman, is a novel revealing an unlikely friendship. (7-10)


It Chicks ($8.99) by Tia Williams centers on students at a New York City performing arts school. (12-up)

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Jump at the Sun Fairy-Tale Classics issues Rapunzeland Beauty and the Beast, illus. by John Kurtz($3.50 each, 3-7). And Willimena Rules offers Rule Book #6: How to Face Up to the Class Bullyby Valerie Wilson Wesley, illus. by Maryn Roos ($3.99, 7-10).


Eoin Cofler's Legend of the Worst Boy in the World ($13.95) by Eoin Colfer, illus. by Glenn McCoy. Will finds a perfect listener in his grandfather. (7-11)

Benny and Omar and Benny and Babe ($18.95 each) by Eoin Colfer relay the adventures of a young sports fanatic. (10-up)


Percy Jackson and the Olympian adds The Titan's Curseby Rick Riordan ($17.95, 10-up).


Baby Loves You So Much! ($16.99) by Eileen Spinelli, illus. by David Wenzel. A sister's baby brother throws oatmeal at her, wakes her up before daylight and pulls her hair. (3-8)

Easter at Our House ($8.99) by P.K. Hallinan reveals a family's Easter traditions. (3-8)

I Know Jesus Loves Me ($8.99) by P.K. Hallinan addresses God's love. (3-8)


My Big Book of Wild Animals ($19.99) is published in partnership with the San Diego Zoo. (6-12)


Here Comes Peter Cottontail! A Musical Book ($12.99) by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins, illus. by Pamela Levy, plays this holiday song. (1-6)

On Easter Sunday ($6.99) by Patricia A. Pingry, illus. by Meredith Johnson, explains why and when Easter is celebrated. (1-6)

An Easter Basket Peek-a-Boo! ($7.99) by Joseph Ritchie, illus. by Lydia Halverson, features the Baby Looney Tunes characters. (1-6)

The Story of Rosa Parks ($6.99) by Patricia A. Pingry, illus. by Steven Walker, tells of Parks's refusal to give up her bus seat in 1955. (3-5)


The Lighthouse Boy ($8.99) by Richard Schneider, illus. by Anton Petrov. Bill must keep the light burning in a lighthouse he believes is haunted. (4-8)


I Can Sign! Animals and Playtime ($9.99 each) by Linda Acredolo and Susan Goodwyn package a board book and DVD showing how to sign simple words. (up to 3)

My First Words Sticker Book ($8.99) introduces words in English and Spanish. (3-5)

Happy Birthday ($12.99) is a birthday book featuring lights and sound. (3-5)


A Royal Wedding ($14.99) by Mark Kimball Moulton, illus. by Karen Hillard Good. A spider and mouse fall in love during a Midsummer's Eve Dance. (5-8)


Kids Care! ($16.99, paper $12.99) by Rebecca Olien, illus. by Michael Kline, outlines ways kids can make a difference for people, animals and the environment. (7-12)

Lighthouses of North America! ($16.99, paper $12.99) by Lisa Trumbauer, illus. by Michael Kline, includes facts about lighthouses and activities. (8-14)


The Year of the Pig: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac ($15.95) by Oliver Chin, illus. by Jeremiah Alcorn. A piglet explores a farm with her parents. (4-8)

Timmy and Tammy's Train of Thought ($15.95) by Oliver Chin, illus. by Heath McPherson. A brother and sister take a journey on various trains. (4-8)


Wake Up, Rooster! ($16.99), illus. by Kellie Lewis. One by one, farm animals try to wake up a rooster in this tale with puzzles. (2-5)

The Ultimate Chocolate Kit ($9.99) includes recipes, molds and decorations. (8-up)


iBaby introduces Float-Alongs: Rub-a-Dub-Dub($12.99, up to 3); Hello, Baby: A Lift-the-Flap Book($9.99, up to 3); and Zoo Faces: A Book of Masks($5.99, up to 3). Little Pirate debuts with Little Pirate Goes to Schooland Little Pirate Goes to Bedby Lawrence Schimel, illus. by Sara Rojo Pérez ($6.99 each, 2-5). Puzzles to Go launches with I Love You, Teddyand 3 Little Ducks($9.99 each, 2-up). Magnetic Mixables issues Funny Farmand A Princess Mess($14.99 each, 3-6).New innovativeKids Readers are The Penguins' Perfect Picnic($6.99, 3-6), The Long Ride($6.99, 5-7), The Great Barrier Reef: An Undersea Adventure($6.99, 6-8) and Clue School: The Lost Lunch Mystery($6.99, 7-up). The Fairy Friends Collection welcomes Rose: The Fairy of Love, Clover: The Fairy of Luck, Ivy: The Fairy of Friendshipand Willow: The Fairy of Bravery($9.99 each, 3-7). The Nose Knows adds Puppy Loveby Jan Jugran, illus. byDubravka Kolanovic($9.99, 3-up). And Phonics Comics releases Pony Tales, Cave Dave, The Fearless Fourand Clara the Klutz($3.99 each, 6-up).