(Macmillan, dist.)


Disney Fairies Graphic Novels debuts with Prilla and the Trouble with Clumsies ($12.99, paper $7.99, 6—11). Geronimo Stilton continues with Following the Trail of Marco Polo by Geronimo Stilton ($9.99, 6—11). New Bionicle Graphic Novels are Legend of Bara Magna by Greg Farshtey and Christian Zanier; and The Fall of Atero, by Farshtey and Pop Mhan ($13.99 each, $8.99 paper, 6—12). Nancy Drew Graphic Novels adds High School Musical Mystery and High School Musical Mystery II: The Lost Verse by Stefan Petrucha, Sarah Kinney, and Sho Murase ($13.99 each, paper $8.99, 8—12). Hardy Boys Graphic Novels releases Deadly Strategy by Scott Lobdell and Paulo Henrique ($13.99, paper $8.99, 8—12). And Classics Illustrated Deluxe Graphic Novels offers Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, David Chauvel, and Fred Simon ($17.99, paper $13.99, 8—14).

Paperback Series

Bionicle issues Makuta's Guide to the Universe and Mata Nui's Guide to Bara Magna by Greg Farshtey ($11.99 each, 6—12). And Classics Illustrated Graphic Novels gains The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Steven Grant, and Dan Spiegle; The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and Peter Kuper; and Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Peter David, and Kyle Baker ($9.99 each, 8—14).


Poems and Prayers for Easter ($14.99) by Sophie Piper celebrates Easter and springtime themes. (6—9)

My First Communion ($15.99) by Sophie Piper includes prayers, blessings, and space for photos to document the occasion. (7—9)



Disney Twinkly Lights Board Books presents Disney Princess Sparkling Dreams and Disney Toy Story 3: Toy Stars ($TBA, 2—5). Picture Books Padded Boards adds Before I Go to Sleep by Ronne Randell, illus. by Tony Kerins, I Wish... by Jillian Harker, illus. by Gill Mclean, Muddypaws by Moira Butterfield, illus. by Simon Mendez, and Where, Oh Where, Is Huggle Buggle Bear by Katherine Sully, illus. by Janet Samuel ($TBA, 2—5). Picture Books continues with Just Josie and the Perfect Day and Just Josie and the Number 7 by Emily Gale, illus. by Mike Byrne ($TBA, 3—6). Disney Die Cut Classics offers eight titles including Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Disney's Dumbo, and Disney's Pinocchio ($TBA, 3—6). Disney Padded Magical Storybooks presents Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Disney's Bambi, Disney's Jungle Book, and Disney's Peter Pan ($TBA, 3—6). Meadowside Picture Books adds Princess Matilda by Eva Montanari and Tickle Tree by Chae Strathie, illus. by Poly Bernatene ($TBA, 4—6). Will Solvit Novels adds The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, The Dreaded Droids, The Mission of Menace, and The T-Rex Terror ($TBA, paper $TBA, 6—12).


The Beautiful Story of Jesus ($15.95) by Maïte Roche chronicles the life of Jesus. (5—7)


The Stepping Stones Journals ($TBA) by Diana R. Jenkins presents the journals of characters from the “Stepping Stones” comic. (8—12)

Anna Mei, Cartoon Girl ($8.95) by Carol A. Grund. An adopted Chinese girl tries to fit in at her new school. (9—12)

Paperback Series

Little Book of Saints adds Volume 5 and Volume 6 by Susan Helen Wallace, illus. by Tom Kinarney ($4.95 each, 5—7). And Catholic Quick Reads releases Family Ties: Thirteen Short Stories, edited by Diane Lynch ($7.95, 8—11).


Back to Bed, Ed! ($15.95) by Sebastien Braun. A mouse overcomes his fear of sleeping alone. (2—6)

Where Is Catkin? ($16.95) by Janet Lord, illus. by Julie Paschkis, reveals the adventures of a curious cat. (2—6)

Arbor Day Square ($16.95) by Kathryn Galbraith, illus. by Cyd Moore. A family helps improve its' community's environment. (4—8)

Captain Small Pig ($15.95) by Martin Waddell, illus. by Susan Varley. A piglet, turtle, and goat display teamwork during a rowboat ride. (4—8)

A Place for Frogs ($16.95) by Melissa Stewart, illus. by Higgins Bond, examines the world of frogs. (6—10)

Emma's River ($12.95) by Alison Hart offers a portrait of immigrant life in the age of steamboat travel. (7—10)

The Everlasting Now ($15.95) by Sara Harrell Banks. This story of race, generosity, and a boy's journey into manhood is set in Depression-era Alabama. (8—12)

Gaff ($15.95) by Shan Correa. A boy vows to keep his family's roosters safe from illegal cockfighters. (8—12)

The Brain Full of Holes ($16.95) by Martin Chatterton is a sequel to The Brain Finds a Leg. (10—14)

Paperback Series

Fred Bowen Sports Stories gains Dugout Rivals and Hardcourt Comeback by Fred Bowen ($5.95 each, 7—12).


(North Light Books, dist.)

Paperback Series

1-2-3 Draw continues with 1-2-3 Draw Princesses by Freddie Levin ($8.99, 6—up).


Mama's Bayou ($16.99) by Dianne de Las Casa, illus. by Holly Stone-Barker, showcases bayou animal sounds. (up to 5)

Today Is Monday in Texas ($16.99) by Johnette Downing, illus. by Deborah Ousley Kadair, serves up a week's worth of Texan culinary specialties. (up to 5)

The Emperor's Army ($16.99) by Virginia Pilegard, illus. by Adrian Tans. A boy makes a groundbreaking discovery during the rule of China's first emperor. (5—8)

A Southern Child's Garden of Verses ($16.99) by David Davis, illus. by Herb Leonhard, compiles poems about the South. (5—8)

The Donkey of Tarsus: His Tales About the Apostle Paul ($16.99) by Adele Colvin, illus. by Peyton Carmichael, centers on a donkey that accompanies Paul as he builds the church. (5—8)

The Declaration of Independence from A to Z ($16.99) by Catharine Osornio, illus. by Layne Johnson, takes an alphabetical look at the creation of this document. (5—8)

Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist ($16.99) by Lois Harris pays tribute to this Western artist. (5—8)

Happy Birthday: The Story of the World's Most Popular Song ($16.99) by Nancy Kelly Allen, illus. by Gary Undercuffler, reveals this tune's origins. (5—8)

Way Out West on My Little Pony ($16.99) by Jan Peck, illus. by Herb Leonhard. Trotting down a trail, a girl greets various animals. (5—8)

Voices of Gettysburg ($16.99) by Sherry Garland, illus. by Judith Hierstein. Soldiers and civilians offer personal accounts of the Battle of Gettysburg. (5—8)

Stonewall Jackson's Black Sunday School ($16.99) by Rickey Pittman, illus. by Lynn Hosegood, tells how this Confederate general risked imprisonment to educate blacks. (5—8)

Confederate Alphabet ($16.99) by Rickey Pittman, illus. by Jane Brewster, presents an alphabetical guide to the Civil-War South. (5—8)


Paperback Series

Blood Coven adds Bad Blood by Mari Mancusi ($9.99, 12—up).


Bunny Days ($16.99) by Tao Nyeu is comprised of three tales about six bunnies, two goats, and one bear that live in sometimes harmony. (3—5)

Hattie the Bad ($16.99) by Jane Devlin, illus. by Joe Berger. When Hattie is good, she's very good, and when she's bad, she's wicked. (3—5)

My Father Is Taller Than a Tree ($16.99) by Joseph Bruchac, illus. by Wendy Anderson Halperin, celebrates the relationship between fathers and sons. (3—5)

Name That Dog! ($16.99) by Peggy Archer, illus. by Stephanie Buscema. An alphabetic appreciation of canines. (3—5)

Adventure Annie Goes to Kindergarten ($16.99) by Toni Buzzeo, illus. by Amy Wummer, recounts a take-charge girl's first day of school. (3—5)

The Ring Went Zing! A Story That Ends with a Kiss ($16.99) by Sean Taylor, illus. by Jill Barton. A frog drops the ring intended for his true love, a chicken. (3—5)

Don't Call Me Sidney ($16.99) by Jane Sutton, illus. by Renata Gallio. A poem-loving pig changes his name from Sidney—which only rhymes with kidney—to Joe. (3—5)

Tutus Aren't My Style ($16.99) by Linda Skeers, illus. by Anne Wilsdorf. Tomboy Emma dances to the beat of her own drum when she gets a ballerina costume. (5—8)

Doug-Dennis and the Flyaway Fib ($16.99) by Darren Farrell. When this protagonist tells a fib, his lies keep getting bigger. (5—8)

Jacques and de Beanstalk ($16.99) by Mike Artell, illus. by Jim Harris, gives this tale a Cajun twist. (5—8)

Stand Straight, Ella Kate: The True Story of a Real Giant ($16.99) by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise, tells the true story of a girl who reached an unusual height to fulfill her big dreams. (6—8)

The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet ($16.99) by Erin Dionne centers on a girl coping with middle school. (8—12)

Amazing Greek Myths of Wonder and Blunders ($14.99) by Mike Townsend presents myths in comic-book format. (8—12)

Drizzle ($16.99) by K.D. Van Cleve. Polly must find a way to bring the magic rain back to her family's enchanted rhubarb farm. (8—12)

The Line ($16.99) by Teri Hall. Rachel must find a way to break through the invisible physical barrier that has appeared across the United States. (8—12)

The Witchy Worries of Abbie Adams ($16.99) by Rhonda Hayter. Can a witch send Thomas Edison back to the past before history is changed? (8—12)

Magic Below Stairs ($16.99) by Caroline Stevermer. In Victorian England, an orphan discovers he has an elfin protector. (9—11)

The Reinvention of Moxie Roosevelt ($16.99) by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. Trying to live up to her name, a teen at a new school repeatedly reinvents herself. (10—up)

Incarceron ($17.99) by Catherine Fisher. Kept in a vast prison, Finn discovers a way to communicate with someone from the outside—the warden's daughter. (12—up)

The Outside of a Horse ($16.99) by Ginny Rorby. The daughter of an Iraq veteran learns life lessons while working at a stable. (12—up)

God Is in the Pancakes ($16.99) by Robin Epstein. A candy striper at a nursing home faces a dilemma when a patient asks her to help him end his own life. (12—up)

The Sky Is Everywhere ($17.99) by Jandy Nelson. When 17-year-old Lennie's sister dies, she finds herself drawn to her sister's boyfriend... and the new boy in town. (14—up)

A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend ($16.99) by Emily Horner. Cass falls for the female lead in a musical written by her late best friend. (14—up)


Ladybug Girl returns in Ladybug Girl at the Beach by David Soman and Jacky Davis, illus. by Soman ($16.99, 3—5). Dragonbreath continues with Attack of the Ninja Frogs by Ursula Vernon ($12.99, 8—12). The Books of Elsewhere offers The Shadows by Jacqueline West ($16.99, 9—11). Friends for Keeps welcomes My Best Frenemy by Julie Bowe ($16.99, 9—11). And Legend of the Animal Healer issues The Elephant's Tale by Lauren St. John ($16.99, 9—11).


Peek-A-Bloom! ($11.99) by Marie Torres Cimarusti, illus. by Stephanie Peterson, is a springtime lift-the-flap tale from the team behind Peek-a-Moo! (up to 2)

Red Green Blue: A First Book of Colors ($16.99) by Alison Jay introduces children to color with the help of nursery rhyme characters. (up to 2)

How About a Kiss for Me? ($15.99) by Todd Tarpley, illus. by Liza Woodruff. A toddler saves the last good-night kiss for Daddy. (up to 2)

Big Chickens Go to Town ($16.99) by Leslie Helakoski, illus. by Henry Cole, is a follow-up to Big Chickens and Big Chickens Fly the Coop. (3—5)

Every Cowgirl Needs a Horse ($16.99) by Rebecca Janni, illus. by Lynne Avril, introduces a girl who wants a horse but gets a bike instead. (3—5)

Someone Used My Toothbrush! And Other Bathroom Poems ($16.99) by Carol Diggory Shields, illus. by Paul Meisel, compiles 21 poems. (5—8)

The Buffalo Are Back ($16.99) by Jean Craighead George, illus. by Wendell Minor, offers a history of this species. (5—8)

Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog ($16.99) by Adrienne Sylver, illus. by Elwood H. Smith, reveals how this food staple came to be. (5—8)

No Easy Way: The Story of Ted Williams and the Last .400 Season ($16.99) by Fred Bowen, illus. by Charles S. Pyle, is a picture book about this baseball star. (6—8)

Field Trip Day ($16.99) by Lynne Plourde, illus. by Thor Wickstrom. Mrs. Shepard's class returns in this companion to School Picture Day and Teacher Appreciation Day. (6—8)

Sylvia Jean, Scout Supreme ($16.99) by Lisa Campbell Ernst is a sequel to Sylvia Jean, Drama Queen. (6—8)

Nothing But a Dog ($16.99) by Bobbi Katz, illus. by Jane Manning, is a tale about wanting a dog so badly that nothing else will do. (6—8)

Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse ($16.99) by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Josée Masse, compiles “reverso” poems based on fairy tales. (6—8)

This School Year Will be THE BEST! ($16.99) by Kay Winters, illus. by Renée Andriani. On the first day of school, classmates share what they'd like the year to bring. (6—8)

The Longest Day: Celebrating the Summer Solstice ($17.99) by Wendy Pfeffer, illus. by Linda Bleck, spotlights solstice celebrations in various cultures. (7—9)

Love Puppies and Corner Kicks ($16.99) by R.W. Krech. After Lauren's family relocates to Scotland, things look up when she joins a soccer team and meets a boy. (10—up)

Lynn Visible ($16.99) by Julia DeVillers. Fashion-forward Lynn is socially backwards in her small Pennsylvania town. (10—up)

Ratfink ($16.99) by Marcia Thornton Jones, illus. by C.B. Decker. A fifth-grader is faced with his forgetful grandfather and a girl who has it in for him. (8—12)

My Boyfriends' Dogs ($16.99) by Dandi Daley Mackall. Bailey can't find the perfect boyfriend, but she has no trouble relating to their dogs. (8—12)

Boys of Wartime: Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776 ($16.99) by Laurie Calkhoven launches a series about boys swept up in the fight for freedom. (8—12)

Somebody Everybody Listens To ($16.99) by Suzanne Supplee. Can a teen make it big in as a singer in Nashville while remaining true to herself? (12—up)

Will Grayson, Will Grayson ($17.99) by John Green and David Levithan. Two teens with the same name cross paths one night in Chicago. (14—up)

The View from the Top ($16.99) by Hillary Frank ($16.99). Intertwining stories expose Annabelle for who she really is during the summer before college. (14—up)


The Winnie Years by Lauren Myracle adds Thirteen Plus One ($16.99, 10—up). Gods of Manhattan gains The Sorcerer's Secret by Scott Mebus ($17.99, 10—up). And Eleventh Grade Burns by Heather Brewer joins The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod ($16.99, 12—up).



Disney Classic Pooh welcomes Pooh's Bees and Tigger's Breakfast by Laura Dollin, illus. by Stuart Trotter ($5.99 each, 3—5); and Hooray for Friends!, illus. by Andrew Grey ($9.99, 6—8). Ladybug Girl is back in Ladybug Girl Dresses Up! by David Soman and Jacky Davis ($5.99, 3—5). My First... continues with My First Bible Stories and My First Songs by Tomie dePaola ($5.99 each, 3—5). Super WHY! offers The Little Red Hen by Samantha Brooke ($13.99, paper $3.99, 3—5); and Super Readers... to the Rescue! ($5.99, 3—5). Launching Frankly, Frannie by AJ Stern, illus. by Doreen Mulryan Marts, are Frankly, Frannie and Doggy Day Care ($12.99 each, paper $4.99, 5—7). And Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever gains A Brand-New Me! by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver ($14.99, paper $4.99, 8—12).

Paperback Series

Disney Classic Pooh releases Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood Sticker Book, illus. by Andrew Grey ($6.99, 3—5). Max and Ruby star in five new titles ($3.99—$5.99 each, 3—5). The Night Before adds The Night Before Mother's Day by Natasha Wing, illus. by Amy Wummer ($3.99, 3—5). New Sticker Stories are Figure Skating, illus. by Jacquie O'Neill; A Day with Mommy, illus. by Mélanie Florian; Celebrate America!, illus. by Eric Sturdevant; and Soccer, illus. by Paul E. Nunn ($5.99 each, 3—5). Strawberry Shortcake reappears in four books ($3.99—$5.99 each, 3—5). Charlie and Lola return in I Am Going to Save a Panda! and I Can't Stop Hiccuping! ($3.99 each, 5—8). And Grow Up! joins The Adventures of Daniel Boom aka Loud Boy by D.J. Steinberg, illus. by Brian Smith ($6.99, 6—8).

All Aboard Reading greets The Miracle of Easter by Jean M. Malone, illus. by Bryan Langdo; Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland by Deborah Hautzig, illus. by Kathryn Rathke; The Mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle by Jeff Belanger, illus. by Stephen Marchesi; Jeff Corwin: The Extraordinary Everglades and Creepy-Crawly Critters; and Flight of the Butterflies by Roberta Edwards, illus. by Bob Kayganich ($3.99 each, 6—8). All Aboard Science Reader issues Maxed Out! Gigantic Creatures from the Past by Ginjer Clarke, illus. by Pete Mueller; and Clarke's Baby Meerkats, illus. by Robbin Cuddy ($3.99 each, 6—8). Batman: The Brave and the Bold has five additions ($3.99—$5.99 each, 6—8 to 8—12). Joining Disney Club Penguin are Pick Your Path: The Great Puffle Switch by Tracey West ($3.99, 6—8); and Big Book of Activities by Katherine Noll ($5.99, 8—12). Magic Puppy reappears in three new tales by Sue Bentley, illus. by Angela Swan ($4.99 each, 6—8). And Ruth Heller's Designs for Coloring gains Shapes of All Sizes ($9.99, 6—8).

Star Wars: The Clone Wars continues with Children of the Force by Kirsten Mayer ($3.99, 6—8); Bounty Hunter by Jason Fry, illus. by Wayne Lo ($4.99, 6—8); and Decide Your Destiny: Tethan Battle Adventure by Sue Behrent ($4.99, 9—11). Art Baltazar's Tiny Titans and the Science Fair! and Tiny Titans Go Camping! join Tiny Titans ($4.99 each, 6—8). Amy Hodgepodge returns in Digging Up Trouble by Kim Wayans and Kevin Knotts, illus. by Soo Jeong ($4.99, 7—9). Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo stars in Red, White, and—Achoo! and Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow by Nancy E. Krulik, illus. by John & Wendy ($3.99 each, 7—9). Monster Squad by Laura Dower presents They Came from Planet Q ($4.99, 7—9). Melissa J. Morgan's Camp Confidential introduces Politically Incorrect and Topsy-Turvy ($4.99 each, 8—12). Nicola Berry: Earthling Ambassador by Liane Moriarty releases War on Whimsy ($6.99, 8—12). Who Was...? welcomes Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? by Margaret Frith, illus. by John O'Brien ($4.99, 8—12). And Bedeviled adds The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Dress and Careful What You Wish For by Shani Petroff, illus. by J. David McKenney ($6.99 each, 10—up).


Paperback Series

Dark Elite debuts with Firespell by Chloe Neill ($6.99, 12—up). Geek High gains Summer of the Geek by Piper Banks ($9.99, 12—up). And Morganville Vampires presents Kiss of Death by Rachel Caine ($6.99, 12—up).


You Are My Wish ($16.99) by Maryann Cusimano Love, illus. by Satomi Ichikawa, is a companion title to You Are My Love. (3—5)

Sleepover at Gramma's House ($17.99) by Barbara Joosse, illus. by Jan Jutte. A young elephant spends a silly night at Gramma's. (3—5)

What's the Big Idea, Molly? ($16.99) by Valeri Gorbachev. A mouse finds poetic inspiration in a friend's birthday. (3—5)

The Heart and the Bottle ($17.99) by Oliver Jeffers. What happens when the person who encourages wonder and magic in a child's life is no longer there? (4—up)

Back of the Bus ($16.99) by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Floyd Cooper. A boy witnesses Rosa Parks's refusal to relinquish her bus seat. (6—8)

Born Yesterday: The Diary of a Young Journalist ($15.99) by James Solheim, illus. by Simon James, presents the diary of a baby discovering the world around him. (6—8)

All Star! Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever ($17.99) by Jane Yolen, illus. by James Burke, tells the true story of the man behind the most valuable baseball card of all time. (6—8)

The Adventures of Hotsy Totsy ($14.99) by Clive Cussler. Twins find a magical box that can turn small objects into life-size replicas. (8—11)

Breakaway ($16.99) by Andrea Montalbano. A girl learns to control her temper on and off the soccer field. (9—12)

The Talent Thief ($16.99) by Alex Williams. Adam helps his superstar sister regain her voice after an ancient creature steals it. (10—12)

The Batboy ($17.99) by Mike Lupica. Brian makes friends with a ball player when he scores his dream job of batboy for a major league team. (10—up)

Mockingbird ($15.99) by Kathryn Erskine is a novel focusing on the struggles of a girl with Asperger's syndrome. (10—up)

Super Human ($16.99) by Michael Carroll. Kids with special powers fight an ancient evil. (10—up)

Invisible Girl ($16.99) by Mary Hanlon Stone offers an insider's view of growing up in a world where money and privilege don't always glitter. (12—up)


Nancy Springer's The Case of the Gypsy Good-Bye is a new Enola Holmes Mystery ($14.99, 9—11). Ranger's Apprentice issues Erak's Ransom by John Flanagan ($17.99, 10—up). Redwall welcomes The Sable Quean by Brian Jacques ($23.99, 12—up). And Blade continues with Out of the Shadows by Tim Bowler ($16.99, 12—up).



The Comeback Kids offers Shoot-Out by Mike Lupica ($10.99, 8—12).


Goodnight Dog ($5.99) by Ed Heck. A dog struggles to get ready for bed in this board book. (3—5)

The Great Matzoh Hunt ($5.99) by Jannie Ho. In this board book, Bunny, Lamb, and Turtle search for matzoh on Passover. (3—5)

A Surprise for the Easter Bunny ($6.99) by Megan Bryant, illus. by Ivanke and Lola, is a holiday story with a pop-up ending. (3—5)

A Very Special Easter ($5.99) by John & Wendy. Baby animals celebrate Easter. (3—5)


Periwinkle Smith greets Periwinkle Smith and the Faraway Star by John & Wendy ($9.99, 6—8).

Paperback Series

Salina Yoon's Mad Art introduces Spring Things Mad Art ($6.99, 3—5). There are six new Mr. Men and Little Miss titles ($3.99 each, 3—5). The Mr. Men Show presents Little Miss Daredevil and the Super-Speed Scooter ($3.99, 3—5); and Mr. Grumpy's Birthday Bash ($3.99, 5—8). Shrek Forever After offers The Movie Storybook by Cathy Hapka, illus. by Larry Navarro ($9.99, 6—8); Shrek Makes a Deal by Annie Auerbach; and Welcome Back, Ogre by Sierra Harimann, illus. by Steven Gordon ($3.99 each, 6—8); Story Activity Book with Stickers ($5.99, 6—8); and The Novel by Lauren Alexander ($4.99, 7—9). Get the Scoop releases Justin Bieber by Ronny Bloom and Boo Boo Stewart by Sean Thomas ($4.99 each, 8—12); and Prep School Boys by Josi Dashman ($5.99, 8—12). There are six new Mad Libs titles by Roger Price and Leonard Stern, including Rock 'n' Roll Mad Libs and Shrek Forever After Mad Libs ($3.99 each, 8—12). And Mad Libs Ultimate Box Sets by Price and Stern issues Dude, Where's My Mad Libs and Fun in the Sun Mad Libs ($12.99 each, 8—12).



Girls Gone Green ($11.99) by Lynn Hirshfield focuses on girls who have taken the initiative to “go green.” (10—up)

Little Miss Red ($7.99) by Robin Palmer. In this twist on a familiar tale, Sophie meets a wolfishly good-looking boy on her way to her grandmother's house. (12—up)

Shadow Mirror ($8.99) by Richie Tankersley Cusick is a companion to Walk of the Spirits. (12—up)

Faithful ($8.99) by Janet Fox. After her mother mysteriously disappears, a teen finds romance and adventure in Yellowstone Park. (12—up)

Rush ($9.99) by Jonathan Friesen. A boy joins a crew of hotshot firefighters. (12—up)

Paperback Series

Jeff Corwin Junior Explorer features The Great Alaska Adventure! and The Wild, Wild Southwest! by Jeff Corwin ($4.99 each, 6—8). And S.A.S.S. continues with Up Over Down Under by Micol Ostow and Noah Harlan ($9.99, 12—up).


The Easter Egg ($17.99) by Jan Brett. A bunny who cares for a baby bird becomes the hero of Easter. (3—5)

My Mother Is So Smart! ($16.99) by Tomie dePaola pays tribute to mothers. (3—5)

Slow Down for Manatees ($16.99) by Jim Arnosky. A manatee injured by a boat is rescued, rehabilitated, and returned to the wild. (3—5)

A Year Full of Holidays ($12.99) by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Diana Cain Bluethenthal celebrates holidays throughout the year. (3—5)

Little Pink Pup ($16.99) by Johanna Kerby tells of a young pig and his dachshund foster mother. (3—5)

No More, Por Favor ($16.99) by Susan Middleton Elya, illus. by Diana Cain Bluthenthal. A rainforest of picky eaters get together for a feast of new foods. (3—5)

Buy My Hats! ($16.99) by Dave Horo-witz. Will two friends discover what their customers really need? (3—5)

Taking Care of Mama ($16.99) by Mitra Modarressi. When Mama Raccoon gets sick, Papa and their children pitch in to help. (3—5)

Your Daddy Was Just Like You ($16.99) by Kelly Bennett, illus. by David Walker. A boy's grandmother relays stories about his father when he was young. (3—5)

Say Hello! ($16.99) by Rachel Isadora. Collages illustrate this guide to saying “hello” in different languages. (3—5)

Which Shoes Would You Choose? ($15.99) by Betsy Rosenthal, illus. by Nancy Cote, discusses choosing the right shoes for the right occasions. (3—5)

Furious George Goes Bananas: A Primate Parody ($15.99) by Michael Rex is a parody from the creator of Goodnight Goon! (5—8)

The Hallelujah Flight ($16.99) by Phil Bildner, illus. by John Holyfield, relays the story of James Banning, the first African-American pilot to fly cross-country. (5—8)

Whatever Happened to the Pony Express? ($16.99) by Verla Kay, illus. by Barry Root and Kimberly Bulcken Root, offers a history of the Pony Express. (5—8)

Wanted: The Perfect Pet ($16.99) by Fiona Roberton. A lonely duck and a boy desperate for a pet find each other. (5—8)

Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade ($12.99) by Stephanie Greene, illus. by Stephanie Roth Sisson, centers on a girl who's nervous about starting school. (5—8)

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Girl vs. Superstar ($15.99, paper $6.99 ) by Robin Palmer launches a series about a sixth grader whose mother remarries and whose sister becomes a singing star. (8—12)

Thunder from the Sea: Adventure on Board the HMS Defender ($17.99) by Jeff Weigel. A young sailor helps defend the British Isles from Napoleon's approaching forces. (8—12)

Leaving Gee's Bend ($16.99) by Irene Latham. A girl who sets out to save her sick mother uses quilt pieces to record her adventures. (10—up)

Secret Saturdays ($16.99) by Torrey Maldonado. When his best friend starts getting into serious trouble, Justin decides to confront him. (10—up)

Palace Beautiful ($16.99) by Sarah deFord Williams. Two sisters become obsessed with finding out what happened to the owner of the mysterious diary they find. (10—up)

Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials ($17.99) by Rosalind Wiseman. Looking to leave behind her mean-girl past, Charlie can't escape high school drama. (12—up)

A Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ($16.99) by Brenda Woods is a novel about a high school writing class. (12—up)

Restoring Harmony ($17.99) by Joëlle Anthony. Molly journeys to rescue her grandparents from ruin after a worldwide economic collapse. (12—up)

My Double Life ($16.99) by Janette Rallison. What if you discovered that the world's most famous pop star was your sister? (12—up)

First Strike ($16.99) by Jack Higgins with Justin Richards. Terrorists take over the White House and twin brothers must find a way to stop them. (12—up)

Sea ($17.99) by Heidi Kling is a tale of romance set in the aftermath of the Indonesian tsunami. (12—up)


Spot stars in Spot Loves His Friends by Eric Hill ($5.99, up to 2). Uh-Oh Cleo issues I Barfed on Mrs. Kenly by Jessica Harper, illus. by Jon Berkeley ($14.99, 6—8). And Humphrey is back in Summer According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney ($14.99, 6—8).


Griff Carver, Hallway Patrol ($15.99) by Jim Krieg. A hallway patroller must combat crime and corruption at his new middle school. (9—11)

Zombiekins ($10.99) by Kevin Bolger. A fourth grader discovers a stuffed animal, who is also a zombie. (9—11)

Sing Me to Sleep ($16.99) by Angela Morrison is a romance inspired by The Phantom of the Opera. (12—up)

Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady ($15.99) by Derek Blasberg is a handbook on fashion, socializing, dating, and etiquette. (12—up)

The GoodGirl's Guide to Getting Kidnapped ($16.99) by Yxta Maya Murray. An ex-gang member and her best friend are kidnapped by members of her former gang. (14—up)


Midnight Twins issues Watch for Me by Moonlight by Jacquelyn Mitchard ($16.99, 12—up). And Vampire Academy introduces Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead ($17.99, 12—up).


Undead Much ($8.99) by Stacey Jay is a follow-up to You Are So Undead to Me. (12—up)

A Match Made in High School ($9.99) by Kristin Walker. In a school marriage education program, everyone is assigned the wrong mate. (12—up)

Burning Ambition ($8.99) by Jonathan Bernstein is a sequel to Hottie. (12—up)

The Evil Within ($9.99) by Nancy Holder is a sequel to Possessions. (12—up)

The Naughty List and So Many Boys ($9.99 each) by Suzanne Young are novels starring the leader of a society dedicated to bringing cheating boyfriends to justice. (14—up)


Roly Poly Pangolin ($16.99) by Anna Dewdney introduces a shy pangolin. (3—5)

Superman: The Story of the Man of Steel ($16.99) by Ralph Cosentino offers an illustrated introduction to this superhero. (3—5)

Brown Rabbit in the City ($16.99) by Natalie Russell is a follow-up to Moon Rabbit. (3—5)

Big Red Lollipop ($16.99) by Rukhsana Khan, illus. by Sophie Blackall, is the story of an older sister who is forced to bring her little sister to a friend's birthday party. (5—8)

The Secret Year ($16.99) by Jennifer Hubbard. When Julia dies in a car crash, her secret lover Colt is forced to mourn in silence for his lost love. (12—up)

Ashes ($16.99) by Kathryn Lasky. In 1932 Berlin, a girl who loves reading copes with Hitler's book-burning regime. (12—up)

Rikers High ($16.99) by Paul Volponi focuses on an inmate who connects with a teacher while he is behind bars. (12—up)

Half World ($16.99) by Hiromi Goto, illus. by Jillian Tamaki. Melanie is human, but her parents aren't, and now she must follow her mother into a strange parallel world. (12—up)

For Keeps ($16.99) by Natasha Friend.Josie's absentee father has come back to town, just in time to meet Josie's first boyfriend. (12—up)

The Beastly Bride: Tales of the Animal People ($19.99), ed. by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, compiles fantasy by Jane Yolen, Tanith Lee, and others. (12—up)

Something Like Fate ($17.99) by Susane Colasanti. A teenager has a crush on her best friend's boyfriend, and it may be mutual. (12—up)

The Best and Hardest Thing ($16.99) by Pat Brisson. A teen who decides her good-girl image needs a makeover discovers she's pregnant. (12—up)

Wolves, Boys, & Other Things That Might Kill Me ($17.99) by Kristen Chandler. A girl encounters romance when she and a classmate study wolves in Yellowstone Park. (12—up)

Jump ($16.99) by Elisa Carbone. A girl from a strict family finds rock climbing with a boy exhilarating—until the cops show up. (12—up)

Illyria ($15.99) by Elizabeth Hand. Cousins face their talents and futures when they're cast in a production of Twelfth Night. (14—up)


Baby Max and Ruby are back in Love, Counting Peas, Sandbox, and Birthday by Rosemary Wells ($5.99 each, up to 2). Corduroy stars in Play Ball, Corduroy! by B.G. Hennessy, illus. by Lisa McCue, based on the character created by Don Freeman ($11.99, 3—5). Angelina Ballerina returns in Angelina and the Royal Wedding by Katharine Holabird, illus. by Helen Craig ($14.99, 3—5). Bones offers Bones and the Clown Mix-up by David A. Adler, illus. by Barbara Johansen Newman ($13.99, 3—5). Cork and Fuzz continues with The Babysitters by Dori Chaconas, illus. by Lisa McCue ($13.99, 6—8). Young Cam Jansen reappears in Young Cam Jansen and the Speedy Car Mystery by David A. Adler, illus. by Susanna Natti ($14.99, 6—8). Horrible Harry adds Horrible Harry Goes Cuckoo by Suzy Kline, illus. by Amy Wummer ($14.99, 6—8). Raymond and Graham offers Bases Loaded and Cool Campers by Mike Knudson, illus. by Stacy Curtis ($14.99 each, 8—12). And John R. Erickson's Hank the Cowdog introduces The Case of the Secret Weapon and The Case of the Coyote Invasion, illus. by Gerald L. Holmes ($15.99 each, 8—12).



Joining Peter Rabbit Naturally Better are Peter Rabbit Sleepy Time and Peter Rabbit What's That Noise? ($7.99 each, 3—5). And The World of Beatrix Potter adds Jemima Puddle-Duck: A Sound Book, Show Me Your Ears, and The Tale of Peter Rabbit: A Pull and Play Story ($9.99 each, 3—5).


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The Adventures of Mali & Keela: A Virtues Book for Children ($15.95) by Jonathan Collins collects 13 stories that demonstrate the virtues. (5—7)


Peek-a-Boo Baby ($9.95) by Sue DiCicco is a board book featuring a sound button and flaps. (3—up)

Farm Animal Sounds ($9.95) by Amy Bauman, illus. by Shawn Finley. This board book with flaps and sound button introduces animal sounds. (3—up)

Buzzy Bee Plays Hide-and-Seek ($9.95) by Lara Bergen, illus. by Ernesto Gill, features buzzing sounds. (3—up)

Everyone Is Special! ($9.95) by Amy Bauman, illus. by LeeAnn Jacobs. This board-book tale about a robot and a teddy bear includes music and vibrations. (3—up)

Tell Me a Silly Story ($16.95) by Carl Reiner, illus. by James Bennett. A man tells his grandson successively sillier stories. (3—up)


I HeartZac Efron and I Heart Taylor Lautner ($4.95 each) by Harlee Harte include puzzles, quizzes, photos, and games. (12—up)


Henry Flagler, Builder of Florida ($10.95, paper $7.95) by Sandra Sammons profiles this Florida developer. (9—12)

Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the Florida Everglades ($11.95, paper $7.95) by Sandra Sammons tells of this journalist and campaigner to preserve the Everglades. (9—12)

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and the Florida Crackers ($11.95, paper $7.95) by Sandra Sammons centers on the Florida author of the Pulitzer Prize—winning The Yearling. (9—12)

Iguana Invasion!: Exotic Pets Gone Wild in Florida ($16.95, paper $12.95) by Virginia Aronson and Allyn Szejko tells of nonnative animals residing in Florida. (12—up)

The Two Henrys: Henry Plant and Henry Flagler and Their Railroads ($14.95, paper $9.95) by Sandra Wallus Sammons spotlights these Florida entrepreneurs. (12—up)


Daily Lives of the Founding Fathers ($16.95) by Thomas Hughes focuses on Washington, Jefferson, Adams, and Madison. (8—12)

The Amazing Puritans ($16.95) by Samuel Plummer spotlights John Winthrop and his Puritan followers. (8—12)



Launching Make a Scene are People and Animals ($8.95 each, 3—5). My Busy Book debuts with My Busy Book: Ages 3—4 and Ages 4—5 ($9.95 each, 3—5). And Make Your Own Sticker Fun adds Things That Go! and Fairy Tales ($8.95 each, 5—up).


Trick of the Eye: Art of Illusion ($14.95) by Silke Vry examines art as an illusion. (8—up)

13 Sculptures Children Should Know by Angela Wenzel and 13 Modern Artists Children Should Know by Brad Finder ($14.95 each) introduce well-known sculptures; and works by modern artists. (8—up)


Paisley Pig and Friends: A Multicultural ABC ($19.95) by Willow Bascom offers an introduction to various animals, textures, and regions. (4—8)

Rue de la Nuit ($25.95) by Misuzu Oyama. This bilingual English-Japanese story follows a cat through a mystical labyrinth. (6—up)


Stickfiguratively Speaking starts up with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Jamison Odone ($12.95, all ages).


Letter Birds ($14) by Pam Spremulli connects alphabet letters to birds. (3—6)

Good Morning, Strawberry Banke ($12.95) by Wickie Rowland, tours the Strawberry Banke Museum in Portsmouth, N.H. (4—8)

Paperback Series

Haunted Hikes offers Haunted Hikes of Vermont by Tim Simard ($12.95, 10—up).