The Iron King ($9.99) by Julie Kagawa launches the Iron Fey series, about a girl who is the daughter of a faerie king. (13—18)

Tagged ($9.99) by Mara Purnhagen. Kate debates whether to stay out of the fray after her school is mysteriously tagged with graffiti. (13—18)

Inside Out ($9.99) by Maria Snyder. In an overcrowded, dismal world, Trella gets involved with a revolutionary prophet. (13—18)

The Oracle of Dating ($9.99) by Allison Van Diepan. Kayla is an anonymous queen of advice, but soon she needs relationship help herself. (13—18)

Greek: Double Date ($9.99) by Marsha Warner follows a sorority sister who books two dates for the same night. (13—18)

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Soul Screamers continues with My Soul to Save and My Soul to Keep by Rachel Vincent ($9.99 each, 13—18).


One Crazy Summer ($15.99) by Rita Williams-Garcia. In 1968, three sisters go to Oakland, Calif., to meet the mother who abandoned them. (9—12)

Lockdown ($16.99) by Walter Dean Myers centers on a boy in a juvenile detention facility. (12—up)


Cat the Cat, Who Is That?, Let's Say Hi to Friends Who Fly!, and What's Your Sound, Hound the Hound? ($10.99 each) by Mo Willems launch a series about a cat who introduces concepts. (up to 5)

Smile! ($16.99) by Leigh Hodgkinson. A girl searches for her lost smile. (2—6)

Henry in Love ($16.99) by Peter McCarty ($16.99). Henry falls in love with one of his classmates. (3—6)

Mathilda and the Orange Balloon ($16.99) by Randall de Sève, illus. by Jen Corace, is about a sheep who imagines being a balloon, among other things. (3—6)

Oh, Daddy! ($16.99) by Bob Shea is a Father's Day story. (3—6)

Willoughby & the Moon ($18.99) by Greg Foley is a sequel to Willoughby & the Lion. (4—7)

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place ($15.99) by Maryrose Wood starts up a series about a governess and her charges—children who've been raised by wolves. (8—12)

Boys Without Names ($15.99) by Kashmira Sheth. A boy in contemporary India is kidnapped and forced to work in a sweatshop. (9—12)

Crispin: The End of Time ($16.99) by Avi concludes the trilogy that began with the Newbery-winning Crispin: The Cross of Lead. (10—up)

The Shadow Project ($16.99) by Herbie Brennan is a fantasy thriller that involves astral projection. (10—up)

The Poison Diaries ($16.99) by Maryrose Wood launches a romance trilogy set in 18th-century England. (12—up)

Seth Baumgartner's Love Manifesto ($16.99) by Eric Luper. A teenage boy sets out to understand love via podcast. (12—up)

Whisper ($16.99) by Phoebe Kitanidis stars sisters who can telepathically hear other people's deepest desires. (12—up)

The Carrie Diaries ($18.99) by Candace Bushnell is a prequel to Sex and the City. (14—up)


If You Give... continues with Happy Easter, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond ($6.99, 1—4).


Muhammad Ali ($16.99) by Walter Dean Myers, illus. by Alix Delinois, is a picture-book biography of this athlete. (5—8)

Global Warming ($17.99) by Seymour Simon. Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, this book offers a photographic introduction to global warming. (5—9)

Prom and Party Etiquette ($15.99) by Cindy Post Senning, illus. by Steven Salerno, is a handbook on party etiquette. (12—up)


Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 adds Where Do Polar Bears Live? by Sarah L. Thomson, illus. by Jason Chin ($16.99, paper $5.99, 5—9).

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Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1 offers Sid the Science Kid: A Cavity Is a Hole in Your Tooth and Everybody, Move Your Feet! by Jodi Huelin ($5.99 each, 3—6).


Don't Spill the Beans! ($16.99) by Ian Schoenherr. A bear and his friends try to keep a birthday surprise a secret. (up to 4)

My Heart Is Like a Zoo ($16.99) by Michael Hall uses a heart shape to create different animals and dimensions of love. (up to 5)

A Wish for You ($16.99) by Matt Novak. Parents and their new baby make a happy family. (up to 5)

Frankie Works the Night Shift ($16.99) by Lisa Westberg Peters, illus. by Jennifer Taylor, introduces a cat who wreaks havoc at a hardware store. (2—5)

Higgledy-Piggledy Chicks ($16.99) by Barbara M. Joosse, illus. by Rick Chrustowski. Seven chicks explore the barnyard. (2—5)

Maggie's Ball ($16.99) by Lindsay Barrett George. A dog learns that keeping one's eyes open can lead to friendship. (2—5)

Push Button ($16.99) by Aliki centers on a boy who discovers the joy of reading when he pushes a button and hurts his finger. (2—5)

Subway ($16.99) by Christoph Niemann. Two boys spend a day riding the New York City subway. (2—5)

Forever Friends ($16.99) by Carin Berger. A friendship blossoms between a blue bird and a bunny. (2—6)

My Garden ($17.99) by Kevin Henkes follows a girl's imaginative vision of her garden. (2—7)

A Balloon for Isabel ($16.99) by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Laura Rankin. Graduation means balloons for everyone—except the porcupines. (3—7)

Saving the Baghdad Zoo ($17.99) by Kelly Milner Halls and William Sumner ($17.99) chronicles army officer Sumner's efforts to save abandoned zoo animals in war-torn Baghdad. (8—up)

The Secret Zoo ($16.99) by Bryan Chick. In this series debut, Noah and his friends uncover a secret at a city zoo. (9—12)

Sir Charlie ($19.99) by Sid Fleischman. Photos illustrate this biography of Charlie Chaplin. (9—up)

A Conspiracy of Kings ($16.99) by Megan Whalen Turner is a companion to the Newbery Honor—winning The Thief and its sequels. (10—up)

Enchanted Glass ($16.99) by Diana Wynne Jones is a novel featuring a villain, magic run amok, and two unlikely heroes. (10—up)

The Seventh Level ($16.99) by Jody Feldman. Will an unwitting class clown earn a spot in his school's exclusive secret society? (10—up)

As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth ($16.99) by Lynne Rae Perkins. Comedic calamity strikes when a train strands a teen in the middle of nowhere. (12—up)

Forget-Her-Nots ($16.99) by Amy Brecount White. Flowers and magic help ease a boarding-school girl's pain over losing her mother. (12—up)

Mistwood ($16.99) by Leah Cypess. A young woman must unlock the secrets of a past she cannot remember. (12—up)

Time You Let Me In ($16.99) by Naomi Shihab Nye compiles poems by 25 young poets. (12—up)

Black Hole Sun ($16.99) by David Macinnis Gill. A teen leads a campaign to protect Mars's most valuable resource from marauders. (14—up)


Amelia Bedelia returns in Amelia Bedelia Bakes Off by Herman Parish, illus. by Lynn Sweat ($16.99, 5—9). And The Last Apprentice adds A Coven of Witches by Joseph Delaney, illus. by Patrick Arrasmith ($16.99, 10—up).


Instructions ($14.99) by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Charles Vess, establishes rules to follow if traveling in a fairytale world. (All ages)

Alfred Zector, Book Collector ($16.99) by Kelly DiPucchio, illus. by Macky Pamintuan. A boy who loves to collect books discovers he has collected them all. (3—6)

Brand-New Baby Blues ($16.99) by Kathi Appelt, illus. by Kelly Murphy, takes a jazzy look at sibling rivalry. (3—6)

St. Patrick's Day ($14.99) by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell, is a celebration of this holiday. (3—6)

Pete the Cat ($16.99) by Eric Litwin, illus. by James Dean, centers on a cat who loves his shoes. (3—7)

Zoomer ($16.99) by Ned Young is a tale about getting ready for school. (3—7)

A Boy Had a Mother Who Bought Him a Hat ($16.99) by Karla Kuskin, illus. by Kevin Hawkes, presents a cumulative poem. (3—8)

Marley and the Kittens ($17.99) by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey. Marley the dog learns how special he is. (3—8)

Princess Says Goodnight ($16.99) by Naomi Howland, illus. by David Small, offers a bedtime tale featuring a princess. (4—7)

Sitting Duck ($17.99) by Jackie Urbanovic. Max the duck has a babysitting adventure. (4—7)

Baseball from A to Z ($16.99) by Michael P. Spradlin, illus. by Macky Pamintuan, is a baseball alphabet book. (4—8)

Hip Hop Dog ($16.99) by Chris Raschka, illus. by Vladimir Radunsky. A dog finds his place in the world through hip-hop. (4—8)

The Inside Tree ($16.99) by Linda Smith, illus. by David Parkins, Mr. Potter invites his favorite tree to live in his home. (4—8)

The Little Moon Princess ($16.99) by YJ Lee centers on a princess who creates the stars. (4—8)

Nico & Lola ($16.99) by Meggan Hill, illus. by Susan M. Graunke. A boy learns about kindness while caring for his aunt's dog. (4—8)

Sleepy ABC ($16.99) by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Karen Katz, offers this story with new art. (4—8)

Why? ($16.99) by Richard Torrey. Jack returns in this follow-up to Almost. (4—8)

The Wonder Book ($17.99) by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Paul Schmid, is a collection of poems, lists, and wordplay. (5—10)

As Simple As It Seems ($15.99) by Sarah Weeks. A girl spends a summer convincing a new neighbor that she's a ghost. (8—12)

Big Nate ($12.99) by Lincoln Peirce launches a series inspired by the author's comic strip about a sixth-grade class clown. (8—12)

House of Dolls ($15.99) by Francesca Lia Block, illus. by Barbara McClintock, is a novel set inside a dollhouse. (8—12)

Rivals ($16.99) by Tim Green is a follow-up to Baseball Great. (8—12)

The Thirteenth Princess ($15.99) by Diane Zahler puts a new spin on the story of The Twelve Dancing Princesses. (8—12)

The Death-Defying Pepper Roux ($16.99) by Geraldine McCaughrean tells of a boy on the run from death. (10—up)

Escaping the Tiger ($15.99) by Laura Manivong. A Laotian boy tries to put down roots in a refugee camp in Thailand. (10—up)

Hawksmaid ($16.99) by Kathryn Lasky. This retelling of the Robin Hood legend focuses on Maid Marian and her hawks. (10—up)

Jake Ransom and the Howling Sphinx ($16.99) by James Rollins is a sequel to Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow. (10—up)

The Shadow Hunt ($16.99) by Katherine Langrish relays a spooky adventure. (10—up)

Waggit Forever ($16.99) by Peter Howe. Waggit and his team must leave Central Park in this follow-up to Waggit's Tale. (10—up)

Before I Fall ($17.99) by Lauren Oliver. After dying in a car crash, Samantha relives the day of her death seven times. (14—up)

The Body Finder ($16.99) by Kimberly Derting. Violet can sense people who have been murdered in this romantic thriller. (14—up)


My First I Can Read adds Little Critter: Just a Little Sick by Mercer Mayer; and Biscuit Meets the Class Pet by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Pat Schories ($16.99, paper $3.99, 3—5). Fancy Nancy reappears in Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire! by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser ($12.99, 4—7). New I Can Read titles are Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day by O'Connor, illus. by Glasser; and Marley: Strike Three, Marley! by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey ($16.99 each, paper $3.99, 4—8). Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures continues with The Intrepid Canadian Expedition by Jeff Brown, illus. by Macky Pamintuan ($15.99, paper $4.99, 7—10). Molly Moon returns in Molly Moon and the Morphing Mystery by Georgia Byng ($16.99, 8—12). Mackenzie Blue issues The Secret Crush by Tina Wells ($10.99, 8—12). And RuneWarriors releases Sword of Doom by James Jennewein ($17.99, 8—12).

The Super Sluggers offers Wall Ball by Kevin Markey ($15.99, 8—12). Joining Magic Thief is The Found by Sarah Prineas, illus. by Antonio Javier Caparo ($16.99, 10—up). Seekers welcomes The Last Wilderness and Fire in the Sky by Erin Hunter ($16.99 each, 10—up). Battles of the Clans is new to Warriors by Erin Hunter; and Hunter's Warriors: Omen of the Stars gains Fading Echoes ($16.99 each, 10—up). Dan Gutman's Baseball Card Adventures introduces Roberto & Me ($15.99, 10—14). Wicked Lovely continues with Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr ($16.99, 12—up). Emily the Strange stars in Stranger and Stranger by Rob Reger ($16.99, 12—up). The Reckoning joins Darkest Powers by Kelley Armstrong ($17.99, 12—up). Madison Avery is back in Kim Harrison's Early to Death, Early to Rise ($16.99, 14—up). And Sweet Little Lies is a new L.A. Candy Novel by Lauren Conrad ($17.99, 14—up).


Little Vampire Women ($8.99) by Louisa May Alcott and Lynn Messina gives this classic a blood-sucking twist. (12—up)

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I Can Read adds 14 new titles including, Marmaduke: I Can Read by Kirsten Mayer; My Little Pony: The Greenest Day by Jennifer Christie, illus. by Lyn Fletcher; Sid the Science Kid: The Trouble with Germs and What's That Smell? by Jennifer Frantz;; How to Train Your Dragon: Hiccup the Hero and Meet the Dragons by Catherine Hapka, illus. by Charles Grosvenor; and I AmSuperman by Michael Teitelbaum, illus. by Rick Farley ($3.99 each, 4—8). And Dan Gutman's My Weird School Daze gains Miss Laney Is Zany and Mrs. Lizzy Is Dizzy ($3.99 each, 7—10).


I'm a Big Brother and I'm a Big Sister ($6.99 each) by Joanna Cole, illus. by Rosalinda Kightley. These books about welcoming a newborn feature new art. (2—5)


Fisher-Price adds My First Memories by Jodi Huelin, illus. by Betsy Veness; and Huelin's A Day on the Farm, illus. by Tom Starace ($6.99 each, up to 3). And The Berenstain Bears return in The Berenstain Bears Go Out to Eat by Jan Berenstain ($10.99, paper $3.99, 3—7).


Marmaduke: The Junior Novel ($4.99) by J.E. Bright is a novelization of this upcoming movie. (8—12)

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Biscuit stars in Biscuit's Earth Day Celebration by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by David T. Wenzel; and Biscuit's First Trip by Capucilli, illus. by Rose Mary Berlin ($3.99 each, 2—6). New Batman Classics are Gotham's Villains Unleashed! by John Sazaklis ($3.99, 3—7); and The Bat-tastic Reusable Sticker Book! ($6.99, 3—7). Joining How to Train Your Dragon are Befriending a Foe and Gobber's Guide to Battling Dragons by Devan Aptekar ($3.99 each, 3—7); and The Chapter Book by J.E. Bright ($4.99, 7—10). Little Critter returns in The Best Yard Sale and Just a Little Music by Mercer Mayer ($3.99 each, 3—7). And new Marley titles are Marley Steals the Show and Sit, Marley, Sit! by John Grogan, illus. by Richard Cowdrey ($3.99 each, 3—7).

Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann offers Pinkalicious and the Pink Drink ($3.99, 3—7); and Love, Pinkalicious Reusable Sticker Book ($6.99, 4—7). Spider-Man releases Menace of the Molten Man by David Seidman, illus. by Andie Tong ($3.99, 3—7). Superman Classics gains The Incredible Shrinking Super Hero! by Zachary Rau, illus. by Steven Gordon ($3.99, 3—7). Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Connor, illus. by Robin Preiss Glasser, adds Fancy Nancy and the Late, Late, LATE Night and Fancy Nancy and the Sensational Babysitter ($3.99 each, 4—8); and A Flutter of Butterflies Reusable Sticker Book, Fancy Nancy's Elegant Easter, and Fancy Nancy's Perfectly Posh Paper Doll Book ($6.99 each, 4—8). And Bella Sara returns in Shamal's Secret by Felicity Brown, illus. by Heather Theurer; and Brown's Amia and the Ice Gems, illus. by Jennifer Meyer ($4.99 each, 7—11).


Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising ($16.99) by Jason Henderson. A teenage boy is recruited into an ancient vampire-fighting organization. (12—up)

Borderline ($16.99) by Allan Stratton centers on a Muslim teenager whose family is caught up in a terrorism investigation. (12—up)

Brilliant ($16.99) by Rachel Vail concludes the Avery Sisters trilogy. (12—up)

Bullet Point ($16.99) by Peter Abrahams. A teen makes some surprising discoveries after he helps his convict father escape from prison. (12—up)

Center Field ($16.99) by Robert Lipsyte reveals a dark side of high school baseball. (12—up)

Compromised ($16.99) by Heidi Ayarbe. When her conman father is jailed, Maya sets off to find her family and avoid foster care. (12—up)

Darklight ($16.99) by Lesley Livingston is a sequel to Wondrous Strange. (12—up)

Friend Is Not a Verb ($16.99) by Daniel Ehrenhaft. A teen's dreams of becoming a rock star get sidetracked by his sister's disappearance—and reappearance. (12—up)

The Girl with the Mermaid Hair ($16.99) by Delia Ephron. When a girl is given her grandmother's mirror, she sees things about herself she never expected. (12—up)

A Golden Web ($16.99) by Barbara Quick. This novel set in 14th-century Bologna is based on the life of the first female anatomist. (12—up)

The Heart Is Not a Size ($16.99) by Beth Kephart. A group of American teens travel to Mexico for a community construction project. (12—up)

The Life of Glass ($16.99) by Jillian Cantor. Melissa misses her dead father, but when another tragedy strikes she must learn to let go of the past. (12—up)

Lost for Words ($16.99) by Alice Kuipers. Sophie must face the future after a tragedy tears her family apart. (12—up)

The Princess and the Snowbird ($17.99) by Mette Ivie Harrison is a companion to The Princess and the Hound and The Princess and the Bear. (12—up)

The Snowball Effect ($16.99) by Holly Nicole Hoxter. Lainey must find a way to get her life back on track after her mother's suicide. (12—up)

Spells ($16.99) by Aprilynne Pike is a sequel to Wings. (12—up)

The Vinyl Princess ($16.99) by Yvonne Prinz. A teenage girl working in an indie California record store writes a blog. (12—up)

Voices of Dragons ($16.99) by Carrie Vaughn is a novel about dragons and cell phones, conspiracy and war, and friendship and love. (12—up)

Freak Magnet ($16.99) by Andrew Auseon. A teen learns you can be a freak, geek, and friend all at once. (12—up)

Stranded ($16.99) by J.T. Dutton. A teen is forced to explore the gray area between truth and lies when she moves back to her mother's small hometown. (14—up)

Tangled ($16.99) by Carolyn Mackler. Four teens' lives unexpectedly intersect at a Caribbean resort. (14—up)


Evernight adds Hourglass by Claudia Gray ($16.99, 12—up). Knight and Rogue continues with Player's Ruse by Hilari Bell ($17.99, 12—up). Faerie Path gains The Enchanted Quest by Frewin Jones ($16.99, 12—up). The Shadow Souls joins Vampire Diaries: The Return by L.J. Smith ($17.99, 12—up). And Pretty Little Liars releases Heartless by Sara Shepard ($16.99, 14—up).

Paperback Series

The Sloane Sisters welcomes Drama Queens by Anna Carey ($8.99, 12—up). And Dark Guardian offers Shadow of the Moon by Rachel Hawthorne ($8.99, 14—up).


Muu, Moo! ($16.99) by Alma Flor Ada, illus. by Vivi Escriva, is a bilingual collection of traditional animal rhymes. (2—7)

Once Upon a Time/Habia una vez ($19.99) by Rueben Martinez, illus. by Raúl Colón, compiles bilingual tales from Spain and Latin America. (5—10)

Title in Spanish

Si le das un pastelito a un gato (If You Give a Cat a Cupcake) by Laura Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond ($16.99, 3—7).


Bunny's Easter Egg ($12.99) by Anne Mortimer. An Easter bunny gets a surprise when her last egg hatches. (4—7)

First Family ($17.99) by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by AG Ford, offers a portrait of the Obama family. (4—7)

Race You to Bed ($16.99) by Bob Shea reveals an innovative approach to bedtime. (4—7)

Todd's TV ($15.99) by James Proimos is a tale about togetherness and the dangers of television addiction. (4—8)

Wendel's Workshop ($16.99) by Chris Riddell tells of a mouse inventor who creates a robot that won't stop cleaning. (4—8)

The Hidden Boy ($16.99) by Jon Berkeley. Bea's younger brother goes missing in a strange land during a family vacation, in this first book in a trilogy. (8—12)

A Nest for Celeste ($16.99) by Henry Cole. A mouse searches for a home. (8—12)

Whistle Bright Magic ($16.99) by Barb Bentler Ullman is a follow-up to The Fairies of Nutfolk Wood. (8—12)

Word After Word After Word ($14.99) by Patricia MacLachlan discusses the ways that writing can change lives. (8—12)

Falcon Quinn and the Black Mirror ($16.99) by Jennifer Finney Boylan. A boy attending a secret academy for monsters must figure out what kind of creature he is. (10—14)

Crunch ($16.99) by Leslie Connor. Siblings run the family bike shop and solve a mystery during a worldwide energy crisis. (10—up)

Forgive My Fins ($16.99) by Tera Lynn Childs is a paranormal romance starring a teenage princess who's half human and half mermaid. (12—up)


Chronicles of Ancient Darkness issues Ghost Hunter by Michelle Paver, illus. by Geoff Taylor ($16.99, 10—up). Gone adds Lies by Michael Grant ($17.99, 12—up). And Love Bites joins Ellen Schreiber's Vampire Kisses ($16.99, 12—up).


Paperback Series

Seekers releases Toklo's Story by Erin Hunter, illus. by Bettina Kurkoski ($6.99, 8—12). Hunter's Warriors: Ravenpaw's Path continues with A Clan in Need, illus. by James Barry ($6.99, 8—12). And Wicked Lovely: Desert Tales presents Challenge by Melissa Marr, illus. by Xian Nu Studio ($9.99, 13—up).


The Billionaire's Curse ($16.99) by Richard Newsome, illus. by Jonny Duddle. Three friends get caught up in a mystery of murder, ancient artifacts, and money. (8—12)

Cosmic ($16.99) by Frank Cottrell Boyce. Liam competes for a chance to go into space. (8—12)

Finding Danny ($16.99) by Linzi Glass. The loss of her beloved dog sets Bree on a journey to put together the pieces of her life. (8—12)

The Last Words of Will Wolfkin ($16.99) by Steven Knight. A mysterious doctor cures two kids on the condition that they travel with him to a magical land. (9—14)

Max Cassidy: Escape from Shadow Island ($16.99) introduces a teenage escapologist-turned-adventurer. (10—up)


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)

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The Sleepover Club issues Hey Baby! by Angie Bates, Pony Passion by Harriet Castor, and Party Time by Fiona Cummings ($6.99 each, 7—11).


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)


The Third Pig Detective Agency ($8.99) by Bob Burke stars the surviving pig of the Big Bad Wolf attacks. (9—12)



Boys Lie: How Not to Get Played ($12.95) by Belisa Vranich with Holly Eagleson offers girls advice for dealing with boys who don't tell the truth. (12—up)

Cutting Myself in Half: 150 Pounds Lost One Byte at a Time ($12.95) by Taylor LeBaron and Jack and Mary Branson, explains how LeBaron at the age of 14 dropped 150 pounds by approaching weight loss as he would a video game. (13—up)



There's a Hummingbird in My Backyard ($15.95) by Gary Bogue, illus. by Chuck Todd. A family learns to interpret the habits of hummingbirds in their yard. (4—8)

Blue Jay Girl ($12.95) by Sylvia Ross. This tale about embracing one's true nature stars a Native American girl in California. (8—12).


(Ideals, dist.)


Write, Slide & Learn! by Nickelodeon offers Dora The Explorer: ABC, Dora The Explorer: Words, Go Diego Go! 123, and SpongeBob Squarepants: Phonics ($9.99 each, 3—6).


(IPG/Trafalgar Square, dist.)

Paperback Series

The Tiara Club by Vivian French issues nine titles, including Princess Amelia and the Silver Seal, Princess Ruby and the Enchanted Whale, and Princess Caitlin and the Little Lamb ($4.99 each, 5—8).


(SCB, dist.)


We Like to Live Green ($9.95) by Mary Young, designed by Zachary Parker. This introduction to environmental themes is also available in a bilingual English-Spanish edition. (All ages)


If You're Happy and You Know It and Ten in the Bed ($7.95 each) by Jane Cabrera are board books presenting these songs. (1—3)

Time for Bed, Baby Ted ($16.95) by Debra Sartell, illus. by Kay Chorao. A baby pretends to be various animals to avoid going to bed. (1—3)

I Love Bugs ($16.95) by Emma Dodd follows a bug-loving boy's backyard safari. (3—5)

Love-a-Duck ($16.95) by Alan James Brown, illus. by Francesca Chessa. After a day outdoors, a plastic duck returns home just in time for bath time. (3—6)

Errol and His Extraordinary Nose ($16.95) by David Conway, illus. by Roberta Angaramo. What skill will an elephant show off in the school talent show? (2—6)

Fireboy to the Rescue! A Fire Safety Book ($16.95) by Edward Miller discusses fire safety and what goes on in fire stations. (3—8)

Cinco de Mouse-O! ($16.95) by Judy Cox, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler, centers on a cat and mouse at a Cinco de Mayo festival. (4—8)

The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah ($16.95) by Leslie Kimmelman, illus. by Paul Meisel. A hardworking hen learns the true meaning of Passover. (4—8)

Alligators and Crocodiles ($17.95) by Gail Gibbons focuses on these species. (4—8)

A Picture Book of John and Abigail Adams ($17.95) by David A. Adler and Michael S. Adler, illus. by Ronald Himler, is a joint biography of these patriots. (4—8)

The Shocking Truth About Energy ($17.95) by Loreen Leedy explains ways energy can be harnessed and how to use it sensibly. (5—8)

Muddy as a Duck Puddle: And Other American Similes ($16.95) by Laurie Lawlor, illus. by Ethan Long, provides similes for each letter of the alphabet. (5—8)

The Buzz on Bees: Why Are They Disappearing? ($16.95) by Shelley Rotner and Anne Woodhull, photos by Rotner, is a photo-essay exploring this question. (5—8)

Fractions, Decimals, and Percents ($16.95) by David A. Adler, illus. by Edward Miller, spots examples of these mathematical concepts at a county fair. (6—10)

The Best Horse Ever ($15.95) by Alice DeLaCroix, illus. by Ronald Himler. After getting her own horse, Abby struggles to manage both the animal and a friendship. (6—10)

Twenty Gold Falcons ($16.95) by Amy Gordon. A girl meets eccentric characters while searching for a stash of gold coins. (8—12)

Magenta McPhee ($16.95) by Catherine Bateson. Magenta secretly dabbles in online matchmaking on behalf of her father. (8—12)

Ivy's Ever After ($16.95) by Dawn Lairamore. A nonconformist princess and an undersized dragon join forces to foil an evil prince's plot. (8—12)

Frederick Douglass: A Noble Life ($18.95) by David A. Adler profiles this former slave and influential orator and author. (10—up)

Year of the Tiger ($16.95) by Alison Lloyd. This novel describes goings-on on both sides of the Great Wall in ancient China. (10—up)

Possessing Jessie ($16.95) by Nancy Springer centers on a teenage girl possessed by her dead brother. (12—up)

Addicted to Her ($17.95) by Janet Nichols Lynch. A Mexican-American teen must choose between what he desperately wants and what he knows is best. (12—up)

Vulture's Wake ($17.95) by Kirsty Murray. A young man and woman try to survive in a futuristic world destroyed by war. (12—up)

A Small Free Kiss in the Dark ($16.95) by Glenda Millard. Diverse survivors of a sudden war form a fragile family hiding out in the ruins of an amusement park. (12—up)

The Carbon Diaries 2017 ($17.95) by Saci Lloyd is a sequel to The Carbon Diaries 2015. (12—up)


Chavela and the Magic Bubble ($16) by Monica Brown, illus. by Magaly Morales. A huge bubble-gum bubble sweeps a girl away on a magical journey. (3—7)

The Famous Nini ($16) by Mary Nethery, illus. by John Manders. A stray cat brings fame and fortune to a poor Venetian shop owner. (3—7)

The Goose Man: The Story of Konrad Lorenz ($16) by Elaine Greenstein chronicles the life of this behavioral scientist who worked with geese. (5—8)

Mimi's Dada Catifesto ($17) by Shelley Jackson. An artistic alley cat discovers Dadaism and finds a home. (6—9)

Wolf Pie ($16) by Brenda Seabrooke, illus. by Liz Callen. In this twist on a familiar tale, three pigs find a friend in wolf's clothing. (6—9)

We Shall Overcome: A Song That Changed the World ($18) by Stuart Stotts, illus. by Terrance Cummings, is a history of this song, with a foreword by Pete Seeger. (8—12)

Alchemy and Meggy Swann ($16) by Karen Cushman. A strong-willed girl stars in this novel set in Elizabethan England. (10—14)

The Hard Kind of Promise ($16) by Gina Willner-Pardo. Two best friends begin to drift apart when they enter seventh grade. (10—up)

The Boneshaker ($16) by Kate Milford, illus. by Andrea Offermann. A teen's love of machines leads her to investigate a suspicious traveling medicine show. (10—up)

The War to End All Wars ($20) by Russell Freedman examines WWI. (12—up)


Nikki & Deja return in The Newsy News Newsletter by Karen English, illus. by Laura Freeman ($15, 6—9). And Sophie Hartley stars in Happy Birthday, Sophie Hartley by Stephanie Greene ($16, 8—12).



Goal: Glory Days ($6.99) by Robert Rigby concludes the trilogy that includes Goal: The Dream Begins and Goal II: Living the Dream. (12—up)

Swoon at Your Own Risk ($7.99) by Sydney Salter. A girl's man-obsessed advice-columnist grandmother comes to spend the summer. (12—up)

The Clearing ($8.99) by Heather Davis. Two teens forge a romance through the boundaries of time and space.


Ghost Huntress adds The Reason by Marley Gibson ($8.99, 12—up).


Little Rabbit and the Meanest Mother on Earth ($16) by Kate Klise, illus. by M. Sarah Klise, is a companion to Little Rabbit and the Night Mare. (3—7)

Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country) ($17) by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer, illus. by Stacy Innerst. This biography focuses on Lincoln's sense of humor. (5—10)

The Family Greene ($17) by Ann Rinaldi. A mother's flirtations prompt troubling questions for her daughter. (12—up)

Paper Daughter ($17) by Jeannette Ingold. When her journalist father is killed, aspiring writer Maggie interns at the local newspaper. (12—up)

This World We Live In ($17) by Susan Beth Pfeffer is a follow-up to Life as We Knew It and The Dead and the Gone. (12—up)

Living Hell ($17) by Catherine Jinks. A spacecraft turns against the passengers aboard. (12—up)

Fire Will Fall ($17) by Carol Plum-Ucci is a sequel to Streams of Babel. (14—up)

Jekel Loves Hyde ($17) by Beth Fantaskey. Two teenage chemistry students recreate formulas from the classic Robert Louis Stevenson novel. (14—up)

Freefall ($17) by Ariela Anhalt. Tragedy strikes an elite boarding school. (14—up)


Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa are back in Spring Babies by Erica Silverman, illus. by Betsy Lewin ($15, 6—9). Young Wizards welcomes A Wizard of Mars by Diane Duane ($18, 12—up). And Young Royals issues The Bad Queen: Rules and Instructions for Marie-Antoinette by Carolyn Meyer ($18, 12—up).


Mouse Paint/Pintura de raton ($4.99) by Ellen Stoll Walsh is a bilingual board book edition of this introduction to colors. (up to 3)

Kisses ($13.99) by Barney Saltzberg features tabs, flaps and sounds. (up to 3)

Mike Mulligan Travel Activity Kit by Virginia Lee Burton and Five Little Monkeys Travel Activity Kit by Eileen Christelow ($12.99 each) contain a storybook, activity book, CD, and crayons. (3—5)

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes ($9.99) by Du Bose Heyward, illus. by Marjorie Flack, includes a necklace to celebrate this book's 70th anniversary. (3—7)


Curious Baby Curious George, featuring art by H.A. Rey, offers My Curious Dreamer Gift Set and My First Words at the Farm Gift Set ($14.99 each, up to 3); and My First Nursery Songs ($8.99, up to 3). New Curious George titles are At the Park by H.A. Rey ($6.99, up to 3); Travel Activity Kit by Margret and H.A. Rey ($12.99, 3—5); and Happy Easter, Curious George by Margret and H.A. Rey ($9.99, 3—7). Olivier Dunrea's Gossie & Friends return in Gossie Plays Hide-and-Seek ($13.99, 3—7); and Ollie's Easter Eggs ($9.99, 3—7). And joining Martha Speaks is Martha Says It with Flowers, based on the characters created by Susan Meddaugh ($12.99, 5—8).

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Martha Speaks, based on the characters created by Susan Meddaugh, adds Farm Dog Martha and Play Ball! ($3.99 each, 5—7); and Shelter Dog Blues! and Martha on the Case ($5.99 each, 6—9). And Curious George is back in Plumber's Helper and The Perfect Carrot by H.A. Rey ($3.99 each, 5—8).


The Quiet Book ($12.95) by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Renata Liwska, explores the different kinds of quiet that fill a child's day. (3—5)

Sunday Love: Starring Bruno and the Burglar ($16) by Alison Paul follows a sweet-toothed burglar in search of a sugary reward. (3—7)

Palazzo Inverso ($16) by D.B. Johnson. An architect's mischievous apprentice stars in this M.C. Escher-inspired tale. (3—7)

A Wizard from the Start: The Incredible Boyhood and Amazing Inventions of Thomas Edison ($16) by Don Brown focuses on this inventor's early years. (5—8)

Country Road ABC: An Illustrated Journey Through America's Farmland ($17) by Arthur Geisert is an alphabet book featuring farming terms. (5—8)

Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty ($17) by Linda Glaser, illus. by Claire Nivola, tells the story of the poem that decorates this statue. (5—8)

A Dignity of Dragons: Collective Nouns for Magical Beasts ($16) by Jacqueline K. Ogburn, illus. by Nicoletta Ceccoli, introduces a splash of mermaids, a flurry of yeti, etc. (5—8)

The Little Piano Girl: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz Legend ($16) by Ann Ingalls and Maryann Macdonald, illus. by Giselle Potter, spotlights this musician. (6—9)

How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships ($16) by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page examines animal symbiosis. (6—9)

Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors ($17) by Joyce Sidman, illus. by Beckie Prange. These poems focus on species that have survived over billions of years. (6—9)

The Birthday Ball ($16) by Lois Lowry, illus. by Jules Feiffer. A princess is bored with her royal life and the hoopla surrounding her 16th birthday. (8—12)

Mary Mae and the Gospel Truth ($15) by Sandra Dutton. What a girl learns about fossils at school contradicts what she's learning at Sunday school. (8—12)

The Song of the Whales ($16) by Uri Orlev, trans. by Hillel Halkin. Michael's grandfather has a secret that is almost too strange to share. (10—up)

Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl ($16) by Daniel Pinkwater. A girl and her telepathic friend solve the mystery of a cat-whiskered doppelgänger. (10—up)

Sources of Light ($15) by Margaret McMullan. In 1962, after Sam's war-hero father dies, she and her mother move to conservative Jackson, Miss. (10—up)

They Called Themselves the KKK: The Birth of An American Terrorist Group ($19) by Susan Campbell Bartoletti chronicles the origins of this organization. (12—up)

Zen and Xander Undone ($16) by Amy Kathleen Ryan tells of the last summer two sisters spend together. (14—up)


Lyle reappears in Lyle Walks the Dogs: A Counting Book by Bernard Waber, illus. by Paulis Waber ($12.95, 3—5). Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist adds The Basilisk's Lair by R.L. LaFevers, illus. by Kelly Murphy ($15, 6—9). Scientists in the Field releases Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot by Sy Montgomery, photos by Nic Bishop ($18, 8—12); and The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe by Loree Griffin Burns, photos by Ellen Harasimowicz ($18, 10—up). And Theodosia Throckmorton returns in Theodosia and the Eyes of Horus by R.L. LaFevers, illus. by Yoko Tanaka ($16, 10—up).



Conrad Saves Pinger Park ($8.95) by Carvin Winans, illus. by Leslie Harrington. When the mayor announces a park will be replaced by buildings, Conrad acts fast. (4—8)

What Did Abuela Say? ($9.95) by Karen Valentin, illus. by Michelle Dorenkamp. Allie's abuela helps her learn Spanish so she won't feel left out at family dinners. (6—9)

Marvelous Martin: Case of the Freckle-Faced Bully ($7.95) by Vincent Alexandria. A young private detective puts an end to a peer's bullying days. (7—12)