Random House

I Am Cindy-Lou Who (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1803-9) and I Am Sam-I-Am (Jan. 8, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57958-8) by Tish Rabe; and I Am Max by Astrid Holm (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1801-5), all illus. by Tom Brannon, are based on classic Dr. Seuss characters. Ages up to 3.

Elbow Grease by John Cena, illus. by Howard McWilliam (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7350-2). A young monster truck stars in this launch title of a series about perseverance and believing in oneself. Ages 3–7.

Giraffe Problems by Jory John, illus. by Lane Smith (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7203-1). Another animal has issues in this follow-up to Penguin Problems. Ages 3–7.

Green Eggs and Ham: A Magnetic Play Book by Dr. Seuss (Jan. 8, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7345-8). Kids use magnets to cook up their own stories about this classic story’s characters. Ages 3–7.

Owls Are Good at Keeping Secrets: An Unusual Alphabet by Sara O’Leary (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1331-7) is an ABC book featuring curious tidbits about animals. Ages 3–7.

There’s a Dragon in Your Book by Tom Fletcher, illus. by Greg Abbott (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6638-2), is a follow-up to There’s a Monster in Your Book! Ages 3–7.

When Sadness Is at Your Door by Eva Eland (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-70718-9) encourages kids to approach sadness as a being with needs one can tend to. Ages 3–7.

Where Did You Come From, Baby Dear? by George MacDonald, illus. by Jane Dyer (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50919-9), celebrates the questions enamored new parents ask. Ages 3–7.

Where Do Diggers Celebrate Christmas? by Brianna Caplan Sayres, illus. by Christian Slade (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7215-4), is a holiday-themed follow-up to Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? Ages 3–7.

Illumination Presents Dr. Seuss’ the Grinch: The Deluxe Junior Novelization (Nov. 13, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58056-0) ties into this forthcoming film. Ages 7–10.

Harry Potter: Hogwarts: A Movie Scrapbook by Jody Revenson (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-984830-45-6) takes a behind-the-scenes look at Hogwarts life as portrayed in the Harry Potter films. Ages 7–18.

Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott, illus. by Geneva B. (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7045-7). A witch warns Jaxon not to let dragons out of a bag, in this series launch. Ages 8–12.

Property of the Rebel Librarian by Allison Varnes (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7147-8) is a debut novel celebrating the freedom to read. Ages 8–12.

The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher, illus. by Shane DeVries (Oct. 23, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7330-4). Why settle for a pony or a puppy for Christmas when you could have a dinosaur? Ages 8–12.

The Sixth-Grade Button War by Andrew Clements (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55759-0). This author’s latest school story centers on fads and friendship. Ages 8–12.

The Third Mushroom by Jennifer L. Holm (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1980-7) is a sequel to The Fourteenth Goldfish. Ages 8–12.

What Goes Up by Wen Jane Baragrey (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6581-1). Will a rogue NASA satellite crush Robyn’s house before she can set things right? Ages 8–12.


I Look Up To... introduces Michelle Obama (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57954-0), Malala Yousafzai (Jan. 22, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64440-8), Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57952-6), and Serena Williams (Jan. 22, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64442-2) by Anna Membrino, illus. by Fatti Burke, ages up to 3. Salina Yoon’s Where’s Santa Boo? (Sept. 4, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57956-4) and Who Loves Boo? (Dec. 24, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57957-1) are new Hide and Seek Books, ages up to 3. Nella the Princess Knight stars in The Knight Before Christmas, illus. by Monica Davila (Sept. 4, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64514-6), ages up to 3. The World of Leo Lionni welcomes A Little Book About ABCs (Jan. 15, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58228-1) and A Little Book About Spring (Jan. 15, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58227-4) by Leo Lionni, illus. by Lionni and Julie Hamilton, ages up to 3. Beginner Books adds Dr. Seuss’s 1 2 3 by Dr. Seuss (Jan. 8, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64605-1), ages 2–5. Bright & Early Books releases The Hair Book by Graham Tether, illus. by Andrew Joyner (Jan. 22, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7340-3), ages 2–5. And DC Super Friends return in Be Brave Like Batman! by Laura Hitchcock, illus. by Ethen Beavers (Jan. 29, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6915-4), ages 3–7.

Christmas Heroes! joins Paw Patrol (Sept. 4, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58185-7), ages 3–7. The Polar Bear Wish is a new Wish Book by Lori Evert, photos by Per Breiehagen (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6566-8), ages 3–7. Illumination’s the Grinch: I’m the Grinch is a new Pictureback (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58054-6), ages 3–7. New Step into Reading titles are Storybots: The Moon’s Time to Shine (Jan. 22, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64610-5), The Shy Little Kitten’s Christmas by Kristen L. Depken, illus. by Sue Dicicco (Sept. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6809-6), and Illumination’s the Grinch: Welcome to Who-Ville, illus. by Shane Clester (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58058-4), ages 4–6; and Baby Panda Goes Wild! by David Salomon (Jan. 22, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57916-8), Eliza Hamilton: Founding Mother by Monica Kulling, illus. by Valerio Fabbretti (Sept. 4, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7232-1), and Michelle Obama: First Lady, Going Higher by Shana Corey, illus. by James Bernardin (Sept. 4, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7229-1), ages 5–8. And Classic Seuss gains Dr. Seuss’s You Are Kind: Featuring Horton the Elephant by Dr. Seuss (Sept. 4, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58215-1), ages 5–8.

Magic Tree House adds with Hurricane Heroes in Texas (Aug. 7, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1312-6) and Warriors in Wintertime (Jan. 8, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64764-5) by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by A.G. Ford, ages 6–9. Magic Tree House Fact Tracker offers Texas: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texas (Aug. 7, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93648-1) and Warriors: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #31: Warriors in Wintertime (Jan. 8, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93651-1) by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, illus. by Isidre Monés, ages 7–10. Movie Magic greets Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald by Jody Revenson (Nov. 20, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-984830-46-3), ages 7–18. Library checks out Oracle of Doom by D.J. MacHale (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93261-2), ages 8–12. The Loud House continues with Chapter Book #3 by Mollie Freilich (Jan. 29, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7291-8), ages 8–12. DC Icons greets Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas (Aug. 7, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54969-4) and Superman: Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Peña (Jan. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54965-6), ages 12–18. And Kingdom on Fire concludes with A Sorrow Fierce and Falling by Jessica Cluess (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53598-3), ages 12–18.

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¡Cómo el Grinch robó la Navidad! (How the Grinch Stole Christmas) by Dr. Seuss (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-984830-06-7), ages 5–9.


Sleepover at the Museum by Karen LeFrak, illus. by David Bucs (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7140-9). During a birthday slumber party at the natural history museum, a boy and his friends view all the exhibits. Ages 3–7.

Starstruck: The Cosmic Journey of Neil deGrasse Tyson by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer, illus. by Frank Morrison (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55024-9), profiles this American astrophysicist. Ages 4–8.

Enough! 20 Protesters Who Changed America by Emily Easton, illus. by Ziyue Chen (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984831-97-2), introduces influential American protesters, past and present. Ages 5–8.

Endurance: My Year in Space and How I Got There (young readers ed.) by Scott Kelly (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6424-1) is an adaptation of this NASA astronaut’s memoir. Ages 8–12.

Freya & Zoose by Emily Butler (Jan. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1771-1) relays the story of an adventure to the North Pole and a feat of friendship. Ages 8–12.

It’s Up to You, Abe Lincoln by Leila and Tom Hirschfeld (Dec. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-50953-3) offers an interactive biography of Lincoln. Ages 8–12.

Max and the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce (Jan. 8, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93108-0). When Max's uncle is kidnapped, the aspiring knight and a band of adventurers set off to rescue him. Ages 8–12.

Reach Higher: An Inspiring Photo Celebration of First Lady Michelle Obama by Amanda Lucidon (Oct. 23, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64400-2). This White House photographer offers photos and stories. Ages 8–12.

The Truth About Martians by Melissa Savage (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0016-4). Friends set out to discover the story behind the aliens that crash-landed next to a New Mexico farm. Ages 8–12.

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58042-3). “In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?” is the question 50 diverse authors and illustrators answer in this anthology published in partnership with Just Us Books. Ages 8–12.

Any Second by Kevin Emerson (Nov. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53482-5) is a novel that explores the depths of trauma and the strength it takes to rise again. Ages 12–18.

Fire and Heist by Sarah Beth Durst (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93100-4). In this contemporary fantasy, a were-dragon may put her family in danger when she steals her first treasure. Ages 12–18.

Fresh Ink: An Anthology, edited by Lamar Giles (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6628-3). Thirteen YA authors contribute to this book published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books. Ages 12–18.

Odd One Out by Nic Stone (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93953-6) is a novel exploring old friendships, new crushes, and the path to self-discovery. Ages 14–18.

We Say #NeverAgain: Reporting from the School That Inspired the Nation, edited by Melissa Falkowski and Eric Garner (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-9848-4996-0), compiles first-person accounts, reporting, and photos by and about the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of a school shooting that drew national attention. Ages 14–up.


Step into Reading issues My Journey to the Stars by Scott Kelly, illus. by André Ceolin (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64861-1), ages 5–8. And Lucy & Andy Neanderthal return in Bad to the Bones by Jeffrey Brown (Aug. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-385-38841-2), ages 8–12.


Fairy Mom and Me: Fairy-in-Waiting by Sophie Kinsella (Jan. 29, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6991-8) launches an illustrated duology starring a mother-daughter fairy duo. Ages 7–10.

In Your Shoes by Donna Gephart (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1373-7). Two imaginative tweens help each other find new beginnings. Ages 9–12.

The Perfect Secret by Rob Buyea (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6459-3). In this sequel to The Perfect Score, a group of students encounter the rewards and challenges of seventh grade. Ages 9–12.

Totally Middle School: Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting In, edited by Betsy Groban (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7220-8), includes stories by Lois Lowry, Gary D. Schmidt, Katherine Paterson, and others. Ages 9–12.

In the Land of Happy Tears: Yiddish Tales for Modern Times, edited by David Stromberg (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2033-9) compiles stories translated from the Yiddish for the first time. Ages 10–18.

It Wasn’t Me by Dana Alison Levy (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6643-6). Six very different seventh graders are forced to band together after a vandalism incident. Ages 10–18.

The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor by Sonia Sotomayor (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7114-0) adapts the Supreme Court justice’s adult memoir, My Beloved World, for young readers. Ages 10–18.

Just Mercy: A True Story of the Fight for Justice by Bryan A. Stevenson (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58003-4) is a YA adaptation of this examination of the U.S. justice system. Ages 12–18.

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57794-2) is a retelling of Mary Shelley’s classic, told from the perspective of Frankenstein’s adopted sister. Ages 12–18.

The Girl with the Broken Heart by Lurlene McDaniel (Dec. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1948-7). A teen deals with health issues, a fractured family life, and the prospect of romance. Ages 12–18.

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson (Nov. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55577-0) kicks off a series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war with aliens. Ages 12–18.

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton (Dec. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58095-9) looks into the future, exploring how far we’ll go to remake ourselves into perfect human specimens. Ages 14–18.

The Lantern’s Ember by Colleen Houck (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55572-5) relays a ghostly love story. Ages 14–18.

Watch You Burn by Amanda Searcy (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0093-5). In this psychological thriller, a girl must keep her arsonist ways hidden—or watch her life go up in flames. Ages 14–18.


Last Reality continues with OtherEarth by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller (Oct. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93936-9), ages 12–18.



Disney/Pixar the Incredibles 2 releases Baby, You’re Super! (Sept. 4, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3941-1), ages up to 3. Disney Muppet Babies are back in Meet the Muppet Babies! by Kristen L. Depken (Sept. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3967-1), ages up to 3. Disney Frozen adds Olaf’s Frozen Adventure by Andrea Posner-Sanchez, illus. by Joey Chou (Sept. 4, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3856-8), ages up to 3. Disney Wreck-It Ralph 2 tie-ins are Wreck-It Ralph 2 Deluxe Pictureback (Oct. 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3769-1), ages 3–7; Movie Storybook (Oct. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3754-7) and Poster Book (Oct. 9, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4002-8), ages 3–7; Wreck-It Ralph 2 Deluxe Step into Reading with Stickers (Oct. 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3757-8), ages 4–6; Deluxe Hardcover Junior Novelization (Oct. 9, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3762-2), and Junior Novelization (Oct. 9, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3763-9), ages 7–10.

Disney/Pixar Cars revs up with Cars Pictureback with Lenticular Cover (Jan. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3918-3), ages 3–7. Disney/Pixar the Incredibles 2 issues The Adventures of Violet and Dash: Super Sleuths by Suzanne Francis (Sept. 4, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3942-8), ages 6–9. Disney: The Never Girls return in Finding Tinker Bell: Up the Misty Peak by Kiki Thorpe, illus. by Jana Christy (Sept. 4, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3873-5), ages 6–9. And Disney/Pixar the Incredibles 2: The Adventures of Violet and Dash: Friend or Foe? by Sheila Sweeny Higginson, illus. by Melissa Ford and Shiho Tilley (Sept. 4, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3861-2), joins Stepping Stone Books, ages 6–9.


Everybody’s Welcome by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Greg Abbott (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7165-2). This parable about opening a door to those in need features peek-through holes. Ages 3–7.

I Don’t Want to Go to Sleep by Dev Petty, illus. by Mike Boldt (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6896-6), is the fourth tale starring the feisty frog who debuted in I Don’t Want to Be a Frog. Ages 3–7.

Last Stop on the Reindeer Express by Maudie Powell-Tuck, illus. by Karl James Mountford (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7166-9), features doors that open into the next page and peek-through holes. Ages 3–7.

Once Upon a Star by James Carter, illus. by Mar Hernández (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57933-5), explores the origins of the universe. Ages 3–7.


Baby 101 by Jonathan Litton, illus. by Thomas Elliott, offers Anatomy for Babies (Sept. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64877-2), Architecture for Babies (Sept. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64880-2), Botany for Babies (Sept. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64878-9), and Zoology for Babies (Sept. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64879-6), ages up to 3.


The Shy Little Kitten’s New Friends, illus. by Sue DiCicco (Jan. 29, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55644-9), relays a story about this bashful feline. Ages up to 3.

Rocket-Bye Baby: A Spaceflight Lullaby by Danna Smith, illus. by Ziyue Chen (Jan. 8, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6894-2), takes a bedtime trip to outer space. Ages 2–5.


Illumination’s The Grinch presents Who Likes Christmas?, illus. by Shane Clester (Oct. 2, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58060-7), ages 2–5; A Colorful Christmas (Oct. 2, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64450-7) and The Heart of a Who (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58055-3), illus. by Fabio Laguna, ages 3–7; and A Wonderfully Awful Sticker Book (Oct. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58061-4), ages 4–6. New Little Golden Books are Star Wars Little Golden Book by Elizabeth Schaefer (Sept. 4, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3875-9), I Have a Secret: A First Counting Book by Carl Memling; illus. by Joseph Giordano (Jan. 8, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7338-0); My Little Golden Book About Jackie Robinson by Frank J. Berrios, illus. by Betsy Bauer (Dec. 24, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57868-0); My Little Golden Book About Martin Luther King Jr. by Bonnie Bader, illus. by Sue Cornelison (Dec. 24, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57870-3); and My Little Golden Book About the Solar System by Dennis R. Shealy, illus. by Richard Johnson (Sept. 11, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6684-9), ages 2–5. And Big Golden Books welcomes My Little Pony Christmas Big Golden Book, illus. by Glenn Thomas (Sept. 4, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58155-0), ages 4–6.



Disney Wreck-It Ralph 2 Little Golden Book joins Little Golden Books (Oct. 9, hardcover, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3845-2), ages 2–5.


Building Books by Megan Wagner Lloyd, illus. by Brianne Farley (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7367-0). Books and blocks bring together two siblings with little in common. Ages 3–7.

Take Your Octopus to School Day by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Diana Schoenbrun (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55710-1) offers a classroom tale about an octopus and his boy. Ages 3–7.

The Goose Egg by Liz Wong (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51157-4). An elephant’s calm life becomes chaotic when a baby goose comes to stay. Ages 3–7.

How Do You Take a Bath? by Kate McMullan, illus. by Sydney Hanson (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6517-0), showcases baby animals at bathtime. Ages 4–8.

How to Scare a Ghost by Jean Reagan, illus. by Lee Wildish (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-0190-1), is a Halloween tale from the creators of How to Catch Santa and How to Babysit a Grandpa. Ages 4–8.

No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas by Tonya Bolden, illus. by Don Tate (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75276-3), profiles this successful potato farmer who began life as a slave. Ages 4–8.

She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lynn Fulton, illus. by Felicita Sala (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57960-1), spotlights author Mary Shelley on the night she created this monster. Ages 4–8.

There Are No Bears in This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55665-4). The author of The Bear Ate Your Sandwich presents another story of a hungry bear. Ages 4–8.

Through the Window: Views of Marc Chagall’s Life and Art by Barb Rosenstock, illus. by Mary GrandPré (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1751-3), is a picture-book biography of this artist. Ages 4–8.

Cute as an Axolotl: Discovering the World’s Most Adorable Animals by Jess Keating (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6447-0) introduces an array of nature’s fetching creatures. Ages 5–8.

Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote by Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand, illus. by Maira Kalman (Nov. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57901-4), relays the stories of 10 resolute suffragists. Ages 6–9.

Are You Ready to Hatch an Unusual Chicken? by Kelly Jones, illus. by Katie Kath (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6591-0). This sequel to Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer features more magical chickens. Ages 8–12.

Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, illus. by Sydney Smith (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7281-9). What happens when a boy discovers an ink blot that has come to life? Ages 8–12.

Squirm by Carl Hiaasen (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-385-75297-8) is a novel involving snakes, grizzlies, a missing father, and a menacing drone. Ages 8–12.

The Guggenheim Mystery by Robin Stevens (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58235-9). In this follow-up to Siobhan Dowd’s The London Eye Mystery, Ted, Kat, and Salim investigate a theft at this N.Y.C. museum. Ages 8–12.

Toaff’s Way by Cynthia Voigt (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6536-1). A squirrel searches for a place to call home. Ages 8–12.

Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7196-6). Senator Amy Klobuchar contributes a foreword to this collection of essays by individuals who were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity—but fought back. Ages 12–18.

No One Here Is Lonely by Sarah Everett (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53868-7). This novel about the future of relationships explores the question: What if the boy you love literally lives online? Ages 12–18.

Someday by David Levithan (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55305-9). In this sequel to Every Day, “A” learns that he isn’t the only one who wakes up in a different person’s body every day. Ages 12–18.

The November Strategy by Adriana Mather (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57908-3) is a thriller set at a secretive boarding school where students are trained to carry on centuries-old family legacies. Ages 12–18.

We Regret to Inform You by Ariel Kaplan (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7370-0). When a high achiever is rejected by every Ivy League college—and her safety school—her life is turned upside-down. Ages 12–18.

XL by Scott Brown (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6624-5) relays the story of a growth-spurt gone awry. Ages 12–18.

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak (Oct. 9, hardcover, $26, ISBN 978-1-984830-15-9). In this family saga, five brothers discover the secret behind their father’s disappearance. Ages 14–18.


You See, I See adds In the City by Michelle Sinclair Colman, illus. by Paul Schmid (Sept. 18, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1500-7), ages up to 3.


Counting to Perfect by Suzanne LaFleur (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7179-9). In this story, sisters try to find their way back to each other. Ages 8–12.

One-Third Nerd by Gennifer Choldenko, illus. by Eglantine Ceulemans (Jan. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1888-6). When their dog begins peeing indoors, Liam and his family have to solve the problem before their landlord finds out. Ages 8–12.

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1595-3). Friendships are forged and loyalties are tested after two brothers befriend their cool, adventure-seeking new neighbor. Ages 8–12.

No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6834-8) is a novel about family, friendship, and living one step away from homelessness. Ages 10–18.

Random/Rodale Kids

Meddy Teddy: Mindful Poses for Little Yogis by Meddy Teddy (Oct. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-63565-129-4). This bendable bear demonstrates yoga poses. Ages up to 3.


Story Pirates offers The Story Pirates Present: Digging Up Danger by Jacqueline West (Jan. 15, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-63565-091-4), ages 8–12.

Random/Schwartz & Wade

All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55419-3). The characters from Sydney Taylor’s All-of-a-Kind Family celebrate Hanukkah. Ages 3–7.

Douglas, You’re a Genius! by Ged Adamson (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6530-9). Douglas and Nancy hatch plans to meet their neighbors, in this follow-up to Douglas, You Need Glasses! Ages 3–7.

Dust Bunny Wants a Friend by Amy Hevron (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6569-9). This wordless tale follows a dust bunny’s quest to make a friend. Ages 3–7.

Harold Loves His Woolly Hat by Vern Kousky (Dec. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6467-8). After losing his beloved hat, a bear discovers that others need it more than he does. Ages 3–7.

Hip-Hop Lollipop by Susan Montanari, illus. by Brian Pinkney (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93482-1), spotlights a girl dancing her way to bedtime. Ages 3–7.

Mousie, I Will Read to You by Rachael Cole, illus. by Melissa Crowton (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1536-6), follows a mama mouse and her baby mouse on the little one’s journey to becoming a reader. Ages 3–7.

Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Esmé Shapiro (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6588-0), is a picture-book biography of Alexander Hamilton’s wife. Ages 4–8.

Elvis Is King! by Jonah Winter, illus. by Red Nose Studio (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55470-4), profiles Elvis Presley, the “king” of rock ’n’ roll. Ages 4–8.

Hats Off to Mr. Pockles! by Sally Lloyd-Jones, illus. by David Litchfield (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55815-3), centers on an odd little dog with a big hat collection—and an even bigger heart. Ages 4–8.

What Is Given from the Heart by Patricia C. McKissack, illus. by April Harrison (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-375-83615-2), offers a celebration of the joy of giving. Ages 4–8.

What Not to Do If You Turn Invisible by Ross Welford (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55152-9). When she becomes invisible, a girl discovers who she really is. Ages 8–12.


Duck & Goose are back in A Gift for Goose by Tad Hills (Jan. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64489-7), ages 4–6. And History Pals continues with Eleanor Roosevelt’s in My Garage! by Candace Fleming, illus. by Mark Fearing (Sept. 25, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6786-0), ages 7–10.

Real MVP


Celebrate! Offers A Heroic Halloween by Sophia Day and Megan Johnson, illus. by Stephanie Strouse (Sept. 18, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-64255-230-0), ages 2–6. Help Me Become releases Lock Up Lying: Short Stories on Becoming Honest and Overcoming Lying (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-64204-791-2), Stand Together Against Bullying: Becoming a Hero and Overcoming Bullying Together (Sept. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-64255-232-4), and Stand Up to Bullies: Becoming Brave and Overcoming Being Bullied (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-64204-792-9) by Sophia Day and Kayla Pearson, illus. by Timmy Zowada, ages 4–10. And Help Me Understand by Sophia Day and Megan Johnson, illus. by Stephanie Strouse, adds Blake Rewires the Failure Circuit: Feeling Failure and Learning Success (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-64204-787-5) and Sarah Sizes Up the Insecure Ant: Feeling Insecure and Learning Confidence (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-64204-788-2), ages 6–12.

Red Chair


New Kids’ Day Out titles by Joanne Mattern are Amusement Parks and Water Parks (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-388-7), Museums (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-390-0), Playgrounds and Adventure Parks (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-389-4), and Zoos and Animal Parks (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-391-7), ages 6–10. Joining Jean C. Lawler’s Experience Personal Power are How Your Media Choices Make You Feel (Aug. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-376-4), Experience Mindfulness: How Quiet-Time Makes You Feel (Aug. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-375-7), Experience Nature: How Time Outside Makes You Feel (Aug. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-373-3), and Experience Nutrition: How the Food You Eat Makes You Feel (Aug. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-63440-374-0), ages 7–10.

Red Chair/Look!


Animals That Help Us gains Horses on Patrol by Wiley Blevins (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-319-1), ages 4–9. Nature Is All Around Me adds Numbers in Nature by Jennifer Marino Walters (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-298-9), ages 4–9. And What We Do in Fall by Joann Early Macken (Aug. 1, hardcover, $25.32, ISBN 978-1-63440-308-5) joins Seasons Can Be Fun, ages 4–9.

Red Chair/One Elm

A Calf Named Brian Higgins: An Adventure in Rural Kenya by Kristen Ball (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-947159-00-6) shows how one girl’s efforts to help people in Kenya really makes a difference. Ages 8–13.

Red Deer

When Wolves Howl by Georgia Graham (Oct. 15, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-518-9). A young wolf protects the cubs when the adult wolves are away hunting for food. Ages 5–8.

The Christmas Wind by Stephanie Simpson McLellan, illus. by Brooke Kerrigan (Aug. 30, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-534-9). On Christmas Eve, a farmer provides shelter for Jo’s desperate family. Ages 6–9.

Poetree by Caroline Pignat, illus. by François Thisdale (Aug. 30, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-492-2), follows the life cycle of a tree through the seasons. Ages 7–10.

Talking to the Moon by Jan Coates (Sept. 30, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-562-2). On a trip with her foster mother, Katie (who is on the autism spectrum) uncovers secrets that may reveal who her birth family is. Ages 10–14.

Skating over Thin Ice by Jean Mills (Sept. 30, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-88995-561-5). Two gifted students discover that their growing friendship makes coping with life’s pressures easier. Ages 12–16.

Ripple Grove

Cat Eyes by Laura Lee (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9990249-4-2). A girl’s imagination lets her see cats wherever she goes. Ages 4–7.

Paul and His Ukulele by Robert Broder, illus. by Jenn Kocsmiersky (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9990249-2-8). A boy with a ukulele searches for his song, in this story about new friendships and experiences. Ages 4–7.


The Magician by Sherri Maret, illus. by Pamela Behrend (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-76-2), reveals how one masters anything: through reading, practicing, being critiqued, and working with others. Ages 1–up.

The Lions at Night by Jessica Boehman (Sept. 4, hardcover, $20, ISBN 978-1-937054-78-6) offers a wordless story involving the New York Public Library lions and Coney Island. Ages 1–up.

Everyone You Love Will Die by Daniel Crosby, illus. by Naomi Win (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-79-3), aims to facilitate a conversation about death. Ages 5–12.

The Warrior’s Tools: Plains Indian Bows, Arrows, & Quivers by Eric Smith (Dec. 4, hardcover, $24, ISBN 978-1-937054-83-0) focuses on the craft of Plains Indian bow-making. Ages 6–up.

The Purple Shoes by Lois Longbrake and Marilyn J. Parker (Oct. 16, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-81-6). A pair of purple shoes helps a girl discover that her best friend is homeless. Ages 9–14.


The National Park Mystery Series debuts with The Day Old Faithful Stopped by Roy Deering (Sept. 4, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-80-9), ages 8–12. The Turtle Club issues The Disappearance of Mr. T by Cindy Seale (Oct. 16, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-82-3), ages 8–12. And How I Became a Ghost offers When a Ghost Talks, Listen: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story by Tim Tingle (Aug. 7, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-937054-51-9), ages 10–up.

Rourke Educational


So You Wanna Be introduces So You Wanna Be a DJ by Michelle Anderson (Dec. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-64156-472-4), ages 9-13.

Rubber Ducky


My First Alphabet Books releases ABC Christmas (Oct. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-09-4) and ABC Texas (Oct. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-10-0) by Adriane Doherty, illus. by Kirsten Halvorsen, ages up to 5. And new Sweet Dreams titles by Adriane Doherty, illus. by Anastasiia Kuusk, are Sweet Dreams Chesapeake Bay (Oct. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-12-4) and Sweet Dreams Indiana (Oct. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-947141-06-3), ages up to 5.

Running Press Kids

The 12 Days of Christmas, illus. by Jill Howarth (Oct. 9, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9142-1). Woodland animals recount the gifts they’ve received from their true loves. Ages up to 3.

The Night Before Christmas: A Light-Up Book by Clement Clarke Moore, illus. by Lindsay Dale-Scott (Oct. 9, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9332-6). Twinkling lights illuminate Santa’s sleigh ride. Ages up to 3.

Love by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6212-4), reveals that love comes in all shapes, sizes, and actions. Ages 4–8.

Ninja Camp by Sue Fliess, illus. by Jen Taylor (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6331-2). A ninja master teaches the value of teamwork. Ages 4–8.

The Cat Who Ate Christmas by Lil Chase, illus. by Thomas Docherty (Oct. 9, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6475-3). Jingles the cat goes into hiding after knocking over the Christmas tree. Ages 6–10.

Sesame Street Christmas Treasury by Sesame Workshop (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9231-2) compiles 29 stories and poems. Ages 7–up.

Lizzy and the Good Luck Girl by Susan Lubner (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6502-6). Lizzy, who searches for signs in clouds and puddles, meets a runaway girl with a four-leaf clover tattooed on her hand. Ages 8–12.

Lulu the Broadway Mouse by Jenna Gavigan (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6461-6). A theater mouse with big dreams befriends a young cast member. Ages 8–12.

Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons by Ben Brooks, illus. by Quinton Wintor (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6592-7), profiles 75 famous and lesser-known men who bucked traditional male stereotypes in one way or another. Ages 8–12.

Superstar Dogs: 35 Easy Tricks to Make Your Dog Shine in the Spotlight (Nov. 13, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9263-3) and Superstar Cats: 25 Easy Tricks to Make Your Cat Shine in the Spotlight (Nov. 13, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9265-7) by Julie Tottman. Tricks to teach pets. Ages 8–up.

Every Day Magic for Kids: 30 Amazing Magic Tricks That You Can Do Anywhere by Justin Flom (Nov. 13, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9260-2) provides instructions for tricks using everyday items. Ages 8–up.

The Reckless Club by Beth Vrabel (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9040-0). When five tweens are caught pranking at school, they’re tasked with spending a day at an assistant living facility for seniors. Ages 10–12.

Cook with Amber: Fresh, Fun Recipes to Get You in the Kitchen by Amber Kelley (Oct. 2, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6387-9). This teenage author whips up recipes for teens. Ages 13–18.


The Dreams series rolls on with Fire Truck Dreams by Sharon Chriscoe, illus. by Dave Mottram (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6285-8), ages 4–8.


Luna and the Moon Rabbit by Camille Whitcher (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912233-25-0). A girl accompanies the rabbit who lives on the moon on a nighttime adventure. Ages 3–up.

The Remarkable Pigeon by Dorien Brouwers (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912537-25-9). When a pigeon visits the aviary, he feels humbled by the other birds. Ages 3–up.

The Street Cat Gang by Catherine Metzmeyer, illus. by Gregoire Mabire (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912233-76-2). A kitten longs to join a gang of grown-up cool cats. Ages 3–up.

San Diego Zoo Kids

Fabulous Floyd: The True Story of a Flamingo Who Never Gave Up by Georgeanne Irvine (Sept. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-943198-05-4). A flamingo born with “two left feet” helps his caretakers learn about never giving up. Ages 3–8.

Karen’s Heart: The True Story of a Brave Baby Orangutan by Georgeanne Irvine (Sept. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-943198-04-7). A baby orangutan survives history-making open-heart surgery and a challenging recovery. Ages 3–8.

Ruuxa & Raina: A Cheetah and Dog’s True Story of Friendship and Miracles by Georgeanne Irvine (Sept. 13, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-943198-06-1). A dog and a cheetah make an unlikely pair. Ages 3–8.


Grizzly Boy by Barbara Davis-Pyles, illus. by Tracy Subisak (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-168-9). One morning, Theo decides he is no longer human. But being a grizzly boy isn’t easy if you still have to go to school.


A Day in the Life of Peanut & Bosco by the Brothers Minor (Sept. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5607-0) extols the bond between kids and their pets. Ages up to 6.

If You Give the Puffin a Muffin by Timothy Young (Sept. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5552-3). When Puffin is offered a muffin, his emotions take over and he tries to escape from the story. Ages up to 6.

The Bossy Pirate by John Steven Gurney (Oct. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5625-4). Captain Jack learns that an adventure can be even more thrilling when everyone shares their ideas and helps steer the ship. Ages up to 6.

Think Farm Animals: A Lift-The-Flap Guessing Book (Aug. 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5582-0) and Think Zoo Animals: A Lift-The-Flap Guessing Book (Aug. 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5583-7) by Karen S. Robbins, illus. by Rachael Brunson, are concept books about animal identification. Ages up to 6.

What Do You Hear? by Kate Sullivan (Sept. 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5601-8). Ten quirky animal musicians rehearse for a concert. Ages up to 6.

Did Dinosaurs Have Dentists? by Patrick O’Donnell, illus. by Erik Mehlen (Sept. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5602-5). En route to the dentist, a child wonders if dinosaurs brushed their teeth and got braces. Ages 5–8.

Good Egg and Bad Apple by Henry Herz, illus. by Luke Graber (Sept. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5603-2), is a story featuring food idioms and puns. Ages 5–8.

A Promise Stitched in Time by Colleen Rowan Kosinski (Sept. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5554-7). After purchasing an old tweed coat as inspiration for her artwork, Maggie suspects it is haunted. Ages 8–12.

Beauty and Bernice by Nancy Viau, illus. by Timothy Young (Aug. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5580-6). Skateboarder Bernice asks her prissy neighbor to help her impress Wyatt, another skater at the park. Ages 8–12.

Captive by Donna J. Stoltzfus (Oct. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5551-6). In the summer of 1944, a teen works with German prisoners of war on a Mennonite farm in Pennsylvania while his father fights in Europe. Ages 8–12.

Emotional Explorers: A Creative Approach to Managing Emotions (Oct. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5553-0), Feelings Forecasters: A Creative Approach to Managing Emotions (Oct. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5624-7), and Relationship Navigators: A Creative Approach to Managing Emotions (Oct. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5555-4) by Maria Mercè Conangla and Jaume Soler contain stories and activities to help children learn about emotional and ecological health. Ages 8–12.

The 50 State Fossils: A Guidebook for Aspiring Paleontologists by Yinan Wang, illus. by Jane Levy (Oct. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5557-8), offers info about each state’s official fossil. Ages 8–12.


Fox and Goat Mysteries rolls along with The Lost Race Car (Sept. 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5599-8) and The Missing Bouncy Ball (Sept. 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5600-1) by Misti Kenison, ages up to 6. And joining The President and Me is John Adams and the Magic Bobblehead by Deborah Kalb, illus. by Robert Lunsford (Nov. 28, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5556-1), ages 8–12.


Penguinaut! by Marcie Colleen, illus. by Emma Yarlett (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84884-8). Orville the penguin lives at the zoo, surrounded by animal pals who go on adventures. Ages 3–5.

Sarai and the Meaning of Awesome (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23668-2) and Sarai in the Spotlight! (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23669-9) by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown, illus. by Christine Almeda, launch a series inspired by the life of 11-year-old video star and social activist Gonzalez. Ages 7–10.

Scholastic Book of World Records 2019 (Oct. 30, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30785-6) and Scholastic Year in Sports 2019 by James Buckley Jr. (Nov. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30979-9) compile recent world records and sports stats. Ages 8–12.

Space: The Definitive Visual Catalog by Sean Callery and Miranda Smith (Oct. 30, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29196-4) rounds up facts on planets and galaxies. Ages 8–12.


Magic School Bus Rides Again ramps up with Robot Farm by Samantha Brooke, illus. by Artful Doodlers and Gabe Polk (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29081-3), ages 3–5. Beanie Boos adds The Christmas Cookie Thief by Meredith Rusu (Sept. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25620-8), ages 4–8. New to Eerie Elementary by Jack Chabert, illus. by Matt Loveridge, is The Art Show Attacks! (Oct. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18197-5), ages 4–8. Goosebumps issues Goosebumps the Movie 2 Reader by Kate Howard (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31570-7), ages 4–8; and Goosebumps the Movie 2 Novelization (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29957-1), ages 8–12. Owl Diaries by Rebecca Elliott continues with Eva’s Big Sleepover (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-16306-3), ages 4–8. And Pikmi Pops starts up with Meet the Pikmi Pops by Sydney Malone (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31604-9); Pikmi to Be Your Valentine! (Nov. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31606-3); and Ultimate Character Guide by Jenne Simon (Aug. 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31605-6), ages 4–8.

Scholastic Reader L1 adds Ninja at the Firehouse (Moby Shinobi) by Luke Flowers (Sept. 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25611-6), ages 4–8; and Scholastic Reader L2 gains Ashyln’s Fall Fiesta (American Girl: Welliewishers) (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25429-7) and Kendall’s Snow Fort (American Girl: Welliewishers) (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25432-7) by Meredith Rusu; and Glacier Adventure (The Magic School Bus Rides Again) (Oct. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25381-8) and Hide and Seek (The Magic School Bus Rides Again) (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25379-5) by Samantha Brooke, illus. by Artful Doodlers, ages 5–7. Time Jumpers by Wendy Mass, illus. by Oriol Vidal, debuts with Stealing the Sword (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21736-0) and Escape from Egypt (Oct. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21739-1), ages 4–8. Dragon Masters flies on with Shine of the Silver Dragon by Tracey West, illus. by Nina De Polonia (Sept. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26365-7), ages 6–8. And Hilde Cracks the Case presents Tornado Hits! by Hilde Lysiak and Matthew Lysiak, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Sept. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26677-1), ages 6–8.

The Magic School Bus Rides Again rolls along with The Attack of the Plants by Annmarie Anderson (Sept. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29079-0), ages 6–8. Gamemaster Presents issues Cool Builds in Minecraft! (Oct. 30, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32532-4), ages 6–up. Captain Underpants stars in Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 1: The Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets by Dav Pilkey (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-27149-2), ages 7–9. American Girl: A Girl Named... welcomes A Girl Named Helen: The True Story of Helen Keller by Bonnie Bader (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-19303-9), ages 7–10. G.I. Dogs picks up Sergeant Stubby, Hero Pup of World War I by Laurie Calkhoven (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18525-6), ages 7–10. And Harry Potter offers Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: A Spellbinding Guide to the Films of the Wizarding World by Michael Kogge (Oct. 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32299-6), ages 7–18.

Joining Game On! are Game On! 2019: All the Best Games: Awesome Facts and Coolest Secrets (Aug. 28, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28356-3), ages 8–11; and Halo: Official Spartan Field Manual by Kiel Phegley, illus. by Off Base and Kenneth Peters (Sept. 25, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25363-4), ages 12–18. Free Rein debuts with The Steeplechase Secret by Jeanette Lane (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30448-0) and Fight to the Finish by Catherine Hapka (Oct. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30449-7), ages 8–12. Hello Neighbor greets Missing Pieces by Carly Anne West, illus. by Tim Heitz (Sept. 11, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28007-4), ages 8–12. Shadow House opens its door to The Missing by Dan Poblocki (Aug. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-24578-3), ages 8–12. Whatever After Special Edition welcomes Abby in Wonderland by Sarah Mlynowski (Oct. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-74667-0), ages 8–12. And new to Horizon is Apex Predator by M.T. Anderson (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-19325-1), ages 9–12.

Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Lego, Lego City Nonfiction, Lego Harry Potter, Lego Ninjago, Peppa Pig, and Pokémon.

Series in Spanish

El autobús mágico vuelve a despegar revs up with Presentamos a la clase by Samantha Brooke, illus. by Artful Doodlers (Aug. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29955-7), ages 3–5; Unidos o nada: Explora bancos de peces by Judy Katschke, illus. by Artful Doodlers (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29956-4), ages 6–8. Hombre Perro adds A Historia de dos gatitos (Hombre Perro) by Dav Pilkey (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-27770-8), ages 6–9. And Los tipos malos by Aaron Blabey introduces Los tipos malos en misión improbable (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15550-1), ages 7–10.

Scholastic en Español

Titles in Spanish

Love You Through and Through at Christmas, Too!/¡En Navidad también te quiero! by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church (Sept. 25, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29949-6), ages up to 3; Good Night, Mr. Panda/Buenas noches, Sr. Panda by Steve Antony (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29952-6), ages 3–6; and We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands/Tenemos el mundo entero en las manos by Rafael López (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29950-2), ages 4–7.

Series in Spanish

Pig the Pug returns in Chancho el pug by Aaron Blabey (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29953-3), ages 3–5; David Books adds ¡Crece ya, David! by David Shannon (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29951-9), ages 4–7; and Sarai stars in Saraí en primer plano (Oct. 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33056-4) and Saraí y el significado de lo genial (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33055-7) by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown, illus. by Christine Almeda, ages 7–10.

Scholastic Focus

D-Day: The World War II Invasion That Changed History by Deborah Hopkinson (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-68248-0). Hopkinson explores one of the most crucial battles of WWII. Ages 9–12.

Unpunished Murder: Massacre at Colfax and the Quest for Justice by Lawrence Goldstone (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23945-4) presents the story of how the Supreme Court stripped away the equal rights promised to all Americans and ushered in the era of Jim Crow. Ages 9–12.

Scholastic Paperbacks

I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 by Lauren Tarshis (Sept. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91982-1). This latest installment of the I Survived series tackles the historic grizzly bear attacks in Glacier National Park. Ages 8–11.


Puppy Princess continues with Flower Girl Power by Patty Furlington (Oct. 9, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13434-6), ages 7–9. American Girl: Forever Friends by Crystal Velasquez adds Keiko’s Pony Rescue (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11495-9), ages 7–10. Bad Guys are back in The Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?! Special Edition by Aaron Blabey (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18961-2), ages 7–10. Dr. Kittycat returns in Bramble the Hedgehog by Jane Clarke (Nov. 27, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20025-6), ages 7–10. Melowy by Danielle Star issues The Secret Book (Sept. 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28171-2), ages 7–10. Thea Stilton Mouseford Academy presents The Secret Invention by Thea Stilton (Aug. 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-78904-2), ages 7–10. Thea Stilton Special Editions by Thea Stilton issues The Secret of the Crystal Fairies (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26859-1), ages 7–10. New to Tiny Geniuses by Megan E. Bryant is Hit a Home Run! (Oct. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90963-1), ages 7–10. The Ghost of Slappy by R.L. Stine (Sept. 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-22301-9) joins Goosebumps Slappyworld, ages 8–11. American Girl: Like Sisters greets Caitlin in Charge by Clare Hutton, illus. by Helen Huang (Oct. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11506-2), ages 8–12. Bruce Hale’s Class Pets releases Fuzzy Freaks Out (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14524-3), ages 8–12. And Dragon Land by Steven O’Donnell and Stephanie Bendixsen, illus. by Chris Kennett (Oct. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-16119-9), joins Pixel Raiders, ages 8–12.

Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following long-running series: Geronimo Stilton, Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy, Puppy Place, Rainbow Magic Special Edition, and Thea Stilton.

Scholastic Press

Hi-Five Animals! by Ross Burach (Aug. 28, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-24567-7) takes a silly look at the high-five. Ages 2–4.

Try a Little Kindness: A Guide to Being Better by Henry Cole (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25641-3). Animals humorously demonstrate the importance of being kind. Ages 3–5.

We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands, illus. by Rafael López (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-17736-7). This adaptation of “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” salutes the lives of children. Ages 3–5.

Good Night, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-27595-7). Mr. Panda reminds each of his animal friends of a step they’ve missed in their bedtime routine. Ages 3–6.

Tigers and Tea with Toppy by Barbara Kerley and Rhoda Knight Kalt, illus. by Matte Stephens (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13427-8). Kalt recalls outings with her grandfather, wildlife artist Charles R. Knight. Ages 4–8.

A Long Line of Cakes by Deborah Wiles (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15049-0). Emma Lane Cake’s family travels from place to place, setting up bakeries in communities that need them. Ages 8–12.

Courageous by Yona Zeldis McDonough (Nov. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-22685-0) provides a kid’s-eye view of the heroic events at Dunkirk during WWII. Ages 8–12.

Field Tripped by Allan Woodrow (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11691-5) features a field trip gone wrong, and fifth graders who can’t seem to behave. Ages 8–12.

Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14847-3) tells the story of a Jewish girl’s courageous efforts to resist the Nazis. Ages 8–12.

Soof by Sarah Weeks (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-84665-3). In this companion to So B. It, a girl who the world might see as weird finds her footing and stands her ground. Ages 8–12.

The Haunting of Hounds Hollow by Jeffrey Salane (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-10549-0). Lucas unravels the mystery behind his new town, where ghostly dogs roam at night. Ages 8–12.

The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20996-9) retells the Russian legend of Baba Yaga. Ages 8–12.

The Prince Problem by Vivian Vande Velde (Nov. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-12151-3). Prince Telmund is cursed to transform into a new animal every time he falls asleep. Ages 8–12.

You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P! by Alex Gino (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-95624-6). Jilly thinks she’s figured out how life works, until her sister Emma is born deaf. Ages 8–12.

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11100-2). Since her near-death experience, Cass can pull back the Veil that separates the living and the dead and enter the world of spirits. Ages 9–12.

Lucky Luna by Diana Lopez (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23273-8). The cousin who is always getting Luna in trouble turns out to be her best ally against bullies. Ages 9–12.

The Collector by K.R. Alexander (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21224-2) is a spooky tale featuring dark magic and creepy dolls. Ages 9–12.

Grenade by Alan Gratz (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-24569-1). The follow-up to Refugee features a young American Marine and a Japanese soldier in 1945 Okinawa. Ages 10–12.

Amber & Dusk by Lyra Selene (Nov. 27, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21003-3) is a debut YA fantasy set in a Paris-inspired realm where the sun never sets. Ages 12–18.

Impostors by Scott Westerfeld (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15151-0). This debut title of a fantasy series set in the world of Uglies centers on twin sisters who switch places as part of a dangerous deal. Ages 12–18.

On Blood Road: A Vietnam War Novel by Steve Watkins (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-19701-3). Visiting Vietnam, where his father is stationed at the U.S. Embassy, an American boy is captured by the North Vietnamese Army. Ages 12–18.

Special Forces: Unconventional Warfare by Chris Lynch (Nov. 27, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86162-5) is the first book of a series exploring the secret missions behind America’s greatest conflicts. Ages 12–18.

Anything but Okay by Sarah Littman (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-17748-0). Stella tries to cope when her brother returns from a tour in Afghanistan angry, paranoid, and violent. Ages 13–17.

Come November by Katrin van Dam (Oct. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26842-3). Rooney struggles to hold her family together in the face of her mother’s delusions. Ages 13–17.

That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger (Aug. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18652-9). Sarah, the only one who knows how her best friend died during a school shooting, struggles with sharing her story. Ages 13–17.


Pig the Pug returns in Pig the Fibber by Aaron Blabey (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29176-6), ages 3–6. Let Sleeping Dragons Lie (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15849-6) is new to Have Sword, Will Travel by Garth Nix and Sean Williams, ages 8–12. Magisterium by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare wraps up with The Golden Tower (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-52240-3), ages 8–12. Upside-Down Magic introduces Weather or Not by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins (Sept. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-22147-3), ages 8–12. Whatever After by Sarah Mlynowski continues with Seeing Red (Oct. 30, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-16292-9), ages 8–12. Wish welcomes Clementine for Christmas by Daphne Benedis-Grab (Sept. 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83952-5), ages 8–12. Joining Bears of the Ice by Kathryn Lasky is The Den of Forever Frost (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83688-3), ages 9–12. Orphaned by Eliot Schrefer (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-65505-7) concludes the Ape Quartet, ages 12–17. And Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve adds Mortal Engines (movie tie-in ed.) (Aug. 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30371-1) and Night Flights: A Mortal Engines Collection (Aug. 28, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28970-1), ages 12–18.

Scholastic/Blue Sky

Grow Up, David! by David Shannon (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25097-8) follow the eponymous mischief-maker on a new adventure. Ages 4–7.

Monster Academy by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illus. by John McKinley (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-09881-5). A mysterious new student arrives in Miss Mummy’s classroom. Ages 4–7.


My First Mandarin Words with Gordon & Li Li by Michele Wong McSween, illus. by Nam Doan (Oct. 30, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25372-6). When Li Li arrives from Beijing to visit his American cousin, they communicate using simple words. Ages up to 3.

Will Ladybug Hug? by Hilary Leung (Oct. 30, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21560-1). Off on a trip, Ladybug wants to say good-bye to her friends, but will they want her to hug them? Ages 3–5.


I Love You Through and Through at Christmas, Too! by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak, illus. by Caroline Jayne Church (Sept. 25, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23010-9), is a new Caroline Jayne Church Board Book, ages up to 3. And Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt, illus. by Cyd Moore, offers Thank You, Stinky Face (Sept. 25, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-27020-4), ages up to 3.

Scholastic/Chicken House

Witch Born by Nicholas Bowling (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-27753-1). After her mother is burned at the stake for practicing witchcraft, Alyce flees to London with a witch hunter on her trail. Ages 12–18.


Apprentice Witch by James Nicol returns with A Witch Alone (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18851-6), ages 8–12.



Phoenix rises again with The Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection, Volume Two (Aug. 28, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20680-7), ages 8–11.


The Hidden Witch by Molly Knox Ostertag (Oct. 30, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25375-7). The author of The Witch Boy offers an adventure set in a world of magic and shapeshifting. Ages 8–12.

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Oct. 9, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90248-9) is a graphic memoir about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two opinionated grandparents. Ages 12–17.


Dog Man takes center stage in Lord of the Fleas by Dav Pilkey (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93517-3), ages 6–9. Joining Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi is Supernova (Sept. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-82860-4), ages 8–12. And Baby-Sitters Club Graphix greets Kristy’s Big Day by Ann M. Martin, illus. by Gale Galligan (Aug. 28, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-338-06761-3), ages 8–12.


Good Morning, Snowplow! by Deborah Bruss, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-08949-3). As town folk settle in to bed, a man, his dog, and his snowplow get ready for work. Ages up to 3.

Surprise! by Caroline Hadilaksono (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13919-8) offers a tale about making new friends and appreciating the ones you have. Ages 4–8.

The Greatest Adventure by Tony Piedra (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13419-3). A Latino boy and his grandfather seek excitement together. Ages 4–8.

Unstinky by Andy Rash (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-439-36880-3) features a stinkbug who can’t stink. Ages 4–8.

Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel José Older (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26881-2) kicks off a series set in 1863, when dinosaurs roam New York City and raptor-mounted armies fight the Civil War in the South. Ages 8–12.

Gamer Army by Trent Reedy (Nov. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04529-1). Five gamers are recruited into a tech giant’s secret program. Ages 8–12.

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25584-3). When Bronte’s parents are killed by pirates, their will directs her to travel the kingdoms delivering gifts to 10 aunts. Ages 8–12.

The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century by Neal Bascomb (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14034-7) spotlights a group of Allied POWs who staged an escape during WWI. Ages 8–12.

The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue, illus. by Caroline Hadilaksono (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20753-8). This sequel to The Lotterys Plus One takes place during the holidays. Ages 8–12.

Harry Potter: A History of Magic by the British Library (Oct. 9, hardcover, $39.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31150-1) ties into this library’s exhibition featuring Harry Potter artifacts, drafts, and drawings by J.K. Rowling. Ages 10–18.

Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan (Sept. 25, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29840-6). The relationship between humans and animals is the focus of these 25 illustrated stories. Ages 12–18.

The Agony House by Cherie Priest, illus. by Tara O’Connor (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93429-9), brings to life a haunted house, a killer ghost, and a long-lost comic. Ages 13–17.


New Harry Potter titles are Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald—The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling, illus. by MinaLima (Nov. 16, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26389-3), ages 8–12; and The Tales of Beedle the Bard: The Illustrated Edition by Rowling, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger (Oct. 9, hardcover, $34.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26218-6), ages 9–15.


Now You Know How It Works by Valorie Fisher (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21545-8). Bright, simple graphics demonstrate how things work. Ages 4–6.

Best Friends in the Universe by Stephanie Watson, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-65988-8). Louie and Hector’s friendship is tested when some funny secrets are revealed. Ages 4–7.

My Wish for You: Lessons from My Six-Year-Old Daughter by Kathryn Hahn, illus. by Brigette Barrager (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15040-7), reflects on the power and spirit of girls and girls-at-heart. Ages 4–8.

The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal by Nick Seluk (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-16697-2) explains the Sun’s job, including keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, and keeping us warm. Ages 4–8.

Mac B., Kid Spy: Mac Undercover by Mac Barnett, illus. by Mike Lowery (Sept. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14359-1), launches a series about an American boy who’s recruited as a spy for the Queen of England. Ages 7–10.


Groovy Joe adds Groovy Joe: If You’re Groovy and You Know It by Eric Litwin, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-545-88380-1), ages 3–6.


Snow in Love by Aimee Friedman et al. (Oct. 30, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31018-4), collects four stories about romance in the holiday season. Ages 12–18.

Where She Fell by Kaitlin Ward (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23007-9). This work of speculative fiction imagines what lurks beneath our feet. Ages 13–17.

Second Story

All About Anne by the Anne Frank House, illus. by Huck Scarry (Sept. 10, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-060-5). This chronicle of Frank’s life features pictures from this Amsterdam museum. Ages 9–13.

Black Women Who Dared by Naomi M. Moyer (Sept. 10, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-071-1) profiles 10 inspiring black women. Ages 9–13.

Bright Shining Moment by Deb Loughead (Sept. 10, paper, $10.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-068-1). A girl comes to appreciate that there are bright moments in life that counterbalance the dark times. Ages 10–12.

The Story of My Face by Leanne Baugh (Sept. 10, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-1-77260-070-4). Abby must return to high school after her face is disfigured in a bear attack. Ages 14–17.

Seven Stories/Triangle Square

Arno and the Mini-machine by Seymour Chwast (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-879-2). Nature disrupts Arno’s pre-programmed, machine-controlled day. Ages 4–8.

Grandpa Stops a War: A Paul Robeson Story by Susan Robeson, illus. by Rod Brown (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-882-2). The granddaughter of this singer and political activist tells how he visited the front lines of the Spanish Civil War opposing fascism. Ages 5–9.

The Wizard’s Tears by Maxine Kumin and Anne Sexton, illus. by Keren Katz (Oct. 23, hardcover, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-875-4), is a newly illustrated edition of this book about a lonely wizard who moves to a new town. Ages 5–9.

Yugen by Mark Reibstein, illus. by Ed Young (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-865-5). The creators of Wabi Sabi relay the story, in haiku and pictures, of a boy remembering his mother. Ages 5–9.

Zenobia by Morten Dürr, illus. by Lars Horneman (Oct. 16, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-873-0) is a graphic novel about a young Syrian refugee. Ages 10–up.

Shadow Mountain

Squint by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-485-0). A popular new girl at school befriends Flint, a boy whom bullies call “Squint” because he’s losing his vision due to an eye disease. Ages 8–11.


Dragonwatch picks up Wrath of the Dragon King by Brandon Mull (Oct. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-486-7), ages 9–14.

Simon & Schuster

Found by Jeff Newman, illus. by Larry Day (Nov. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1006-0). In this wordless book, a girl sees the stray dog she’s come to love on a “missing” poster. Ages 4–8.

Love, Z by Jessie Sima (Dec. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9677-3). A young robot tries to find the meaning of “love.” Ages 4–8.

Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights by Rob Sanders, illus. by Jared Andrew Schorr (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2943-7), is a primer for peaceful protest, resistance, and activism. Ages 4–8.

Plum by Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle, illus. by Robin Thompson (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0404-5). This tale inspired by The Nutcracker imagines how the Sugar Plum Fairy got her wings. Ages 4–8.

Quiet by Tomie dePaola (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7754-3) emphasizes that mindfulness—being quiet, still, and present with one another—is very special. Ages 4–8.

Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies by Christian Trimmer, illus. by Jessie Sima (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6268-6). This spin on the tale of “Snow White” features an all-pony cast. Ages 4–8.

The Broken Ornament by Tony DiTerlizzi (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4169-3976-4). When Jack breaks his mother’s beloved ornament, he’ll need some Christmas magic to make it up to her. Ages 4–8.

Thomas Jefferson and the Mammoth Hunt: The True Story of the Quest for America’s Biggest Bones by Carrie Clickard, illus. by Nancy Carpenter (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4268-8), reveals a little-known slice of history: Jefferson’s efforts to disprove a French theory that people in the New World are “puny.” Ages 4–8.

One Christmas Wish by Katherine Rundell, illus. by Emily Sutton (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9161-7). A lonely boy wishes for some company on Christmas. Ages 5–9.

The Remember Balloons by Jessie Oliveros, illus. by Dana Wulfekotte (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8915-7), discusses the memory loss associated with aging and diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Ages 5–9.

Lily & Kosmo in Outer Outer Space by Jonathan Ashley (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1364-1). Lily is transported from her Brooklyn kitchen in 1949 to the edges of space, where villains lurk. Ages 7–10.

If This Were a Story by Beth Turley (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2061-8). The power of stories helps Hannah cope with the bullies at school and troubles at home. Ages 8–12.

The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club by Alex Bell (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0646-9). In this series launch, Stella is determined to prove herself as an explorer in a magical, frozen wilderness. Ages 8–12.

Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World by Katherine Halligan, illus. by Sarah Walsh (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3664-0), profiles 50 inspiring and powerful women. Ages 8–up.

Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6883-1). Based on true events, this novel in verse tells of a boy’s harrowing experience on a lifeboat after a WWII torpedo attack. Ages 9–12.

The Hotel Between by Sean Easley (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1697-0). A magical hotel, a mysterious tree, and a cryptic story about their missing father leads twins on a global adventure. Ages 9–12.

Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner (Sept. 4, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9557-8). In this graphic novel, a middle schooler is paired with his vampire slayer crush for a group project. Ages 10–up.

Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8196-0). As a drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, a California teen must make life-and-death decisions for her family. Ages 12–up.

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott et al. (Nov. 20, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3733-3). Based on the screenplay for the forthcoming film of the same title, this is the story of two sick teens who fall in love—but can’t get within five feet of each other without risking their lives. Ages 12–up.

Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement by Nadya Okamoto, illus. by Rebecca Elfast (Oct. 16, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3020-4). Period cofounder and Harvard student Okamoto shares the mission of this nonprofit, which provides menstrual products to those in need. Ages 12–up.

The Perfect Candidate by Peter Stone (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2217-9). In this political thriller, after Cameron lands an internship with a U.S. Congressman, he races to expose a deadly conspiracy. Ages 12–up.

Broken Lands by Jonathan Maberry (Aug. 11, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0637-7) debuts a series set in the zombie-infested, apocalyptic world of the author’s Rot & Ruin. Ages 14–up.

Rabbit & Robot by Andrew Smith (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2220-9). Teens are stranded on a lunar-cruise ship orbiting a moon as Earth burns beneath them and robots on board grow increasingly insane. Ages 14–up.

Throw Your Arm Across Your Eyes and Scream by Christian McKay Heidicker (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9913-2). After years of running from flesh-eating plants, radioactive ants, and other monsters, Phoebe must fend for herself when her mother vanishes. Ages 14–up.


Anna, Banana stars in Anna, Banana, and the Sleepover Secret by Anica Mrose Rissi, illus. by Cassey Kuo (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1718-2), ages 6–8. Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission by Emily Calandrelli, illus. by Renee Kurilla (Sept. 4, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1684-0), is a new Ada Lace Adventure, ages 6–10. Hoops by Elena Delle Donne plays on with Out of Bounds (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1237-8), ages 8–12. Kicks continues with Choosing Sides by Alex Morgan (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8156-4), ages 8–12. Spy School is back in session with Spy School Goes South by Stuart Gibbs (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7785-7), ages 8–12. Children of Exile by Margaret Peterson Haddix concludes with Children of Jubilee (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-5009-7), ages 10–up. Nate takes his final bow in Nate Expectations by Tim Federle (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0412-9), ages 10–up. Wells & Wong Mystery adds Mistletoe and Murder by Robin Stevens (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8912-6), ages 10–up. Anchor & Sophia by Tommy Wallach offers Slow Burn (Nov. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6841-1), ages 14–up. And The Shaw Confessions gains The Reckoning of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin (Nov. 13, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5646-3), ages 14–up.


I Wish It Would Snow! by Sarah Dillard (Dec. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0676-6). A rabbit’s wish comes true when the world becomes a winter wonderland. Ages 4–8.

Our Police by Jack E. Levin (Oct. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2950-5) salutes the brave men and women in blue. Ages 4–8.

Sophie Johnson, Unicorn Expert by Morag Hood, illus. by Ella Okstad (Nov. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3161-4). Margie is convinced she’s an expert on unicorns. Ages 4–8.

Ella Unleashed by Alison Cherry (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1212-5). Ella becomes a dog handler with help from her stepfather, and tries to help her dad adjust to the new family dynamic. Ages 8–12.

Ethan Marcus Makes His Mark by Michele Weber Hurwitz (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8928-7). At Tech Camp, will siblings Ethan and Erin be able to band together to win an invention competition? Ages 8–12.

Lizzy Legend by Matthew Ross Smith, illus. by Oriol Vidal (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2024-3). A hoops-loving girl makes a wish to never miss a basket. Ages 8–12.

Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Jan. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1617-8) is an adaptation of the adult book of the same title, profiling George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave, who risked everything for a better life. Ages 9–13.

Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows by Ryan Calejo (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2658-0) is a fantasy inspired by Hispanic folklore, legends, and myths. Ages 10–14.

Limitless: 24 Remarkable American Women of Vision, Grit, and Guts by Leah Tinari (Nov. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1855-4) compiles portraits of women who made groundbreaking contributions to society. Ages 10–up.


Jeter Publishing introduces This Is Christmas by Tom Booth (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1090-9), ages 4–7. My First Experience Books treks on with Hiking Day by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Lizzy Rockwell (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2737-1), ages 4–8. The Dinosaur That... adds The Dinosaur That Pooped the Bed! by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter, illus. by Garry Parsons (Nov. 6, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9870-8), ages 4–8. Henry Duck stars in Henry Goes West by Robert Quackenbush (Nov. 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1537-9), ages 4–8. And Quix welcomes Bicycle to Treachery (Jan. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1397-9), Express Train to Trouble (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1402-0), Gondola to Danger (Jan. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1405-1), and Stairway to Doom (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1315-3) by Robert Quackenbush; Our Principal Is a Wolf! (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6668-4) and Our Principal’s in His Underwear! (Jan. 8, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6671-4) by Stephanie Calmenson, illus. by Aaron Blecha; and Sugar Secrets: Royal Sweets 2 by Helen Perelman, illus. by Olivia Chin Mueller (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9480-9), ages 5–8.

Double Trouble (Aug. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8861-7) and Take Us to Your Sugar (Sept. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8858-7) join Beep and Bob by Jonathan Roth, ages 6–9. The Great Mouse Detective by Eve Titus and Cathy Hapka, illus. by David Mottram, issues Basil and the Big Cheese Cook-Off (Oct. 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1859-2), ages 6–9. Hardy Boys Clue Books by Franklin W. Dixon, illus. by Santy Gutierrez, adds The Time Warp Wonder (Nov. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1391-7), ages 6–9. Heroes in Training by Tracey West, illus. by Craig Phillips, greets Zeus and the Dreadful Dragon (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8837-2), ages 6–9. Boo Crew by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Peter Francis (Sept. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1388-7), is a new Nancy Drew Clue Book, ages 6–9. Aleca Zamm returns in Aleca Zamm Travels Through Time by Ginger Rue (Sept. 18, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7069-8), ages 7–10. And Secret Rescuers by Paula Harrison, illus. by Sophy Williams, sails on with The Sea Pony (Sept. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7622-5), ages 7–10.

Orchard Novels by Megan Atwood, illus. by Natalie Andrewson, wraps up with A Fall for Friendship (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9051-1) and A Spring to Remember (Jan. 15, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9053-5), ages 7–11. History’s Worst gains Lizzie Borden by Michael Burgan (Oct. 2, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9651-3), ages 8–12. Keeper of the Lost Cities continues with Flashback by Shannon Messenger (Nov. 6, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9743-5), ages 8–12. Joining Made by Hand by Patricia Lakin, illus. by Glenn Rowsey, is Steel Drums (Dec. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7898-4), ages 8–12. The Royal Rabbits of London by Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore, illus. by Kate Hindley, hops along with Escape from the Palace (Jan. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9863-0), ages 8–12. And Thunder Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams presents Sif and the Dwarfs’ Treasures (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9643-8), ages 8–12.

Framed! introduces Trapped! by James Ponti (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0891-3), ages 9–12. Just Add Magic by Cindy Callaghan adds Potion Problems (Aug. 21, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1741-0), ages 9–13. Maddie Ziegler takes center stage in The Callback by Maddie Ziegler (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8639-2), ages 9–13. Max picks up Sven Carter & the Android Army by Rob Vlock (Oct. 16, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9016-0), ages 9–13. Friday Night Stage Lights by Rachele Alpine (Sept. 18, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0458-8) is a new Mix title, ages 9–13. Joining Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands is Call of the Wraith (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2847-8), ages 10–14. And Bounders by Monica Tesler greets The Heroes Return (Aug. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0247-8), ages 10–14.

Also due, in various formats, are additions to the following long-running series: Goddess Girls, Hardy Boys Adventures, and Nancy Drew Diaries.

S&S/Aladdin/Beyond Words

Fantastic Failures: True Stories of People Who Changed the World by Falling Down First by Luke Reynolds (Sept. 11, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-665-8) profiles individuals who failed before succeeding. Ages 8–12.


How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville, illus. by Giselle Potter (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1097-8), tells the story of autism advocate Temple Grandin and her invention: the hug machine. Ages 4–8.

Stop That Yawn! by Caron Levis, illus. by LeUyen Pham (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4179-7). Gabby and Granny must stop a yawn that has gotten loose in Never Sleeping City. Ages 4–8.

When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana by Michael Mahin, illus. by Jose Ramirez (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0413-7), is a picture-book biography of this musician. Ages 4–8.

The Lighthouse Between the Worlds by Melanie Crowder (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0514-1). Griffin traverses dangerous new worlds to save his father from a peril that threatens humanity. Ages 8–12.

Your Amazing Skin from Outside In by Joanne Settel, illus. by Bonnie Timmons (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2205-5), collects poems about our skin. Ages 8–up.

I’m Ok by Patti Kim (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1929-2). A Korean-American boy starts a hair-braiding business to help his mother make ends meet. Ages 10–up.

On the Origin of Species (young readers ed.) by Rebecca Stefoff (Oct. 2, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6249-5). This illustrated adaptation of Charles Darwin’s seminal work includes a glossary and modern info. Ages 10–up.

The Untold History of the United States, Vol. 2, 1945–1962 (young readers ed.) by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick (Aug. 21, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2176-8) spotlights key moments in America’s past. Ages 10–up.


Scribner Classics welcomes King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Sidney Lanier, illus. by N.C. Wyeth (Nov. 6, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2841-6), ages 10–up.


The Bell Rang by James E. Ransome (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2113-4). A slave girl witnesses the heartbreak and hopefulness of her family and their plantation community when her brother escapes to freedom. Ages 4–8.

Blended by Sharon M. Draper (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-9500-5). Isabella’s blended family is more divided than ever, in this story about divorce and racial identity. Ages 8–12.

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia Williams (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6580-9). A girl must overcome internalized racism and a verbally abusive family to learn to love herself. Ages 9–13.

North to Benjamin by Alan Cumyn (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9752-7). Edgar (who has lost the ability to speak) and his dog cross the Yukon wilderness to stop Edgar’s mother from making a big mistake. Ages 10–14.

Dear Sister by Alison McGhee, illus. by Joe Bluhm (Oct. 2, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5142-0), collects letters from an older brother to his sister. Ages 10–up.

Lu by Jason Reynolds (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5024-9). Lu must learn to leave his ego on the sidelines if he wants to finally connect with others, in the conclusion to the Track series. Ages 10–up.

Just Wreck It All by N. Griffin (Oct. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6518-2). Crippled by guilt after causing a horrific accident two years earlier, Bett finds that her life is a series of pluses and minuses. Ages 12–up.


Sam the Man is back in Sam the Man & the Secret Detective Club Plan by Frances O’Roark Dowell, illus. by Amy June Bates (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1258-3), ages 6–9. Guardians by William Joyce draws to a close with Jack Frost: The End Becomes the Beginning (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-3056-3), ages 7–11.

S&S/Beach Lane

Ecclesiastes: To Everything There Is a Season by Cynthia Rylant (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7654-6) illustrates these biblical verses in a folk-art style. Ages up to 8.

I’m an Immigrant Too! by Mem Fox, illus. by Ronojoy Ghosh (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3602-2), reveals how our lives are enriched by the cultural diversity immigrants bring to their new communities. Ages up to 8.

Little Brown by Marla Frazee (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2522-3). At the dog park, a grumpy, lonely canine decides to take matters into his own paws. Ages up to 8.

Mad, Mad Bear! by Kimberly Gee (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4971-7). Bear is out of sorts, in this book about toddler tantrums. Ages up to 8.

Pirate Jack Gets Dressed by Nancy Raines Day, illus. by Allison Black (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7664-5). A pirate captain uses every color of the rainbow to assemble his outfit. Ages up to 8.

Thread of Love by Kabir and Surishtha Sehgal, illus. by Zara Gonzalez Hoang (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0473-1). Three siblings enjoy the Indian festival of Raksha Bandhan—a celebration of the special relationship between brothers and sisters. Ages up to 8.

Who Eats Orange? by Dianne White, illus. by Robin Page (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0408-3) explores colors and animals’ favorite foods. Ages up to 8.

Mama Dug a Little Den by Jennifer Ward, illus. by Steve Jenkins (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8037-6), showcases different kinds of dens animals build for their babies. Ages 3–8.

Sometimes Rain by Meg Fleming, illus. by Diana Sudyka (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5918-1), celebrates the seasons and the fun they bring. Ages 4–7.

Just Add Glitter by Angela DiTerlizzi, illus. by Samantha Cotterill (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-0967-4), pays sparkly homage to imagination and creativity gone wild. Ages 4–8.

What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? The Story of Congresswoman Barbara Jordan by Chris Barton, illus. by Ekua Holmes (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6561-8), profiles this lawyer, educator, politician, and civil rights leader. Ages 4–8.

It’s Not Easy Being Mimi by Linda Davick (Oct. 16, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-5889-5). Mimi and her cat adjust to life with a new neighbor, in this launch title of the It’s Mimi’s World! series. Ages 6–9.

S&S/Little Simon

Jingle Bells at the Zoo by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Emma Trithart (Sept. 18, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2034-2). Zoo animals get ready for the holidays. Ages 1–4.

Auntie and Me by Karen Katz (Dec. 4, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2923-9). Auntie arrives for a special visit in this lift-the-flap book. Ages 1–5.

But Not the Armadillo by Sandra Boynton (Sept. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8100-7) is a sequel to But Not the Hippopotamus. Ages 1–5.

Go to Sheep by Jennifer Sattler, illus. by Benson Shum (Jan. 22, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0395-6). This bedtime book reveals many ways to go to “sheep.” Ages 2–4.

Pet the Pets by Sarah Lynne Reul (Aug. 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0939-2). This lift-the-flap book invites kids to pet the featured animals. Ages 2–4.

Snow Kisses by Judi Abbot (Nov. 13, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3075-4) celebrates winter wonders. Ages 2–4.

Twinkle by Katharine Holabird (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2915-4) spotlights a feisty fairy. Ages 3–7.

All You Need Is Love by John Lennon and Paul McCarthy, illus. by Mark Rosenthal (Jan. 29, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2981-9). A picture-book adaptation of this Beatles song. Ages 4–8.

Ballet Slippers by Cindy Jin (Sept. 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2216-2) introduces ballet basics. Ages 5–up.


Little Pookie by Sandra Boynton welcomes I Love You, Little Pookie (Dec. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3723-4) and Merry Christmas, Little Pookie (Sept. 18, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3724-1), ages up to 5. Let’s Play by Nancy Hall releases Let’s Play Basketball (Dec. 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3137-9) and Let’s Play Soccer (Aug. 28, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3136-2), ages 1–4. Shine Bright Books adds All Is Merry and Bright by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Don Clark (Sept. 18, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2912-3), ages 1–4. Hello Knights! (Aug. 28, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1868-4, Hello Ninjas! (Aug. 28, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1869-1), and Hello Robots! (Jan. 22, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1871-4) by Joan Holub, illus. by Chris Dickason, kick off the A Hello Book series, ages 1–4.

Celebrate the World picks up Diwali by Hannah Eliot, illus. by Archana Sreenivasan (Aug. 28, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1990-2); and Lunar New Year by Hannah Eliot, illus. by Alina Chau (Dec. 11, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3303-8), ages 2–4. New to Itsy Bitsy is The Itsy Bitsy Sweetheart by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Sanja Rescek (Dec. 4, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2689-4), ages 2–4. Standroid & Dandroid return in Sharing Does Not Compute by Michael Slack (Oct. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0569-1), ages 2–4. And When Your... welcomes When Your Monkeys Won’t Go to Bed by Susanna Leonard Hill, illus. by Daniel Wiseman (Aug. 28, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0565-3), ages 2–4.

This Little grows with This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer by Joan Holub, illus. by Daniel Roode (Sept. 25, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0108-2), ages 3–5. Craftily Ever After by Martha Maker, illus. by Xindi Yan, presents Breaking the Piggy Bank (Dec. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2902-4), DIY Pet Shop (Nov. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2899-7), and Dream Machine (Aug. 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1730-4), ages 5–9.

Daisy Dreamer stars in Pop Goes the Bubble Trouble by Holly Anna, illus. by Genevieve Santos (Sept. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2652-8), ages 5–9. Major Monster Mess (Nov. 20, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2694-8), The Scary Library Shusher (Sept. 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2691-7), and The Sleepwalking Snowman (Jan. 15, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3347-2) join Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol by Andres Miedoso, illus. by Victor Rivas, ages 5–9. Mia Mayhem, an eight-year-old with a super-secret, makes her debut in Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero! (Dec. 18, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3269-7) and Mia Mayhem Learns to Fly! (Dec. 18, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3272-7) by Kara West, illus. by Leeza Hernandez, ages 5–9. And Super Turbo by Lee Kirby, illus. by George O’Connor revs up with Super Turbo Gets Caught (Nov. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2985-7), ages 5–9.

Also due, in various formats, are additions to the following long-running series: Critter Club, Galaxy Zack, and Heidi Heckelbeck.


Construction Cat by Barbara Odanaka, illus. by Sydney Hanson (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9094-8). Cats in hard hats make work seem like play, in this rhyming picture book. Ages 4–6.

Attack of the 50-Foot Fluffy by Mike Boldt (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4887-1) showcases one larger-than-life—and quite plush—tantrum. Ages 4–8.

How Tickles Saved Pickles: A True Story by Maddie Johnson (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3662-6) is a true story about Instagram stars Pickles the pig and his friend, hog-turned-hero Tickles. Ages 4–8.

The Little Pig, the Bicycle, and the Moon by Pierrette Dube, illus. by Orbie (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1472-3). Rosie is determined to learn how to ride a bike and see the world. Ages 4–8.

A Festival of Ghosts by William Alexander, illus. by Kelly Murphy (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6918-0). This ghostly adventure is the sequel to A Properly Unhaunted Place. Ages 8–12.

Journey of the Pale Bear by Susan Fletcher (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2077-9). A runaway boy befriends a polar bear that’s being transported from Norway to London. Ages 8–12.

Love to Everyone by Hilary McKay (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2710-5) follows a girl who is fighting for her independence during WWI. Ages 10–14.

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0208-9) explores the legend of a love between a witch and the devil with whom she made a pact. Ages 12–up.

Cold Is in Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8844-0). A girl must uncover secrets of the past to save her friend from a terrible curse. Ages 14–up.

Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare (Dec. 4, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-6843-6) Dark secrets and forbidden love threaten the survival of the Shadowhunters, in the conclusion to the Dark Artifices trilogy. Ages 14–up.

People Kill People by Ellen Hopkins (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4293-0) is a novel that addresses gun violence and white supremacy. Ages 14–up.

See All the Stars by Kit Frick (Aug. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0437-3) sets out to solve the mystery of what happened in the past to make Ellory so broken now. Ages 14–up.

Splendor and Spark by Mary Taranta (Nov. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7202-9). Faris has given up love to save her sister’s life and the dying kingdom of Avinea, in this follow-up to Shimmer and Burn. Ages 14–up.


Bear Books adds Bear Can’t Sleep by Karma Wilson, illus. by Jane Chapman (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5973-0), ages 4–8. Lyttle Lies by Joe Berger reveals The Stinky Truth (Nov. 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7086-5), ages 8–12.

S&S/Salaam Reads


Zayd Saleem, Chasing the Dream by Hena Khan issues Bounce Back (Oct. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1204-0), ages 7–10.

S&S/Simon Pulse

Analee, in Real Life by Janelle Milanes (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1029-9). A Cuban-American teen navigates social anxiety, her father’s remarriage, and being torn between two cute boys. Ages 12–up.

The Geography of Lost Things by Jessica Brody (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9921-7). In this romantic road-trip tale, a girl comes to value ordinary objects while learning to forgive her absent father. Ages 12–up.

Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8775-7). A mixed-race teen struggles to rediscover her love of music in the wake of her sister’s tragic death. Ages 13–17.

500 Words or Less by Juleah del Rosario (Sept. 25, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1044-2). Nic tries to salvage her reputation among her Ivy League–obsessed classmates by writing their college admissions essays. Ages 14–up.

A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1520-0). Anabelle undertakes a run across the U.S. to escape the tragedy and trauma of the past year. Ages 14–up.

Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard (Jan. 29, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0244-7). Friendship and loyalty are tested when Eden’s academically pressured best friend runs away with her teacher. Ages 14–up.

Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America, edited by Amy Reed (Aug. 14, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0899-9). In this anthology, women authors reflect on their experiences coming of age. Ages 14–up.

Our Year of Maybe by Rachel Lynn Solomon (Jan. 15, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9776-3) examines the complicated aftermath of a kidney transplant involving best friends. Ages 14–up.

Ruse by Cindy Pon (Jan. 22, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1992-6). In near-future Shanghai, a group of teens have their world turned upside down when one of them is kidnapped. Ages 14–up.


Last Star Burning continues with Shatter the Suns by Caitlin Sangster (Nov. 13, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8616-3), ages 12–up. Effigies wraps up with Legacy of Light by Sarah Raughley (Nov. 20, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6683-7), ages 14–up. Field Party gains Losing the Field by Abbi Glines (Aug. 21, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0389-5), ages 14–up. New to Last Magician is The Devil’s Thief by Lisa Maxwell (Oct. 9, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9445-8), ages 14–up. Mortal Coil introduces This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada (Oct. 30, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9636-0), ages 14–up. And Simon True reappears in The Acid King by Jesse P. Pollack (Oct. 16, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8228-8), ages 14–up.

S&S/Simon Spotlight


Crayola adds Happiness Tastes Like Cotton Candy by Tina Gallo, illus. by Clair Rossiter (Sept. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2523-1); and I Dream in Color by Delphine Finnegan, illus. by Tony Foti (Jan. 29, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3211-6), ages 2–5. See Pip Flap (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1635-2) joins The Adventures of Otto by David Milgim, ages 3–5. Mouse returns in Mouse Loves Fall (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2146-2) and Mouse Loves Love (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2149-3) by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Buket Erdogen, ages 3–5. New Ready-to-Reads are Float, Flutter by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Kathryn Durst (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2129-5); and Party Pigs! (Jan. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2878-2) and Space Cows (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2875-1) by Eric Seltzer, illus. by Tom Disbury, ages 3–5; and Bunny Will Not Smile! by Jason Tharp (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2508-8), ages 4–6. And The World of Eric Carle picks up Can a Cat Do That? by Eric Carle (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2724-2), ages 3–5.

How To Train Your Dragon 3 adds Journey to New Berk (Jan. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3840-8) and Meet the New Dragons by Maggie Testa (Jan. 29, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3811-8), ages 3–7; World of Dragons (Jan. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3738-8), ages 3–10; How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World Movie Storybook by May Nakamura (Jan. 29, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3813-2), ages 4–8; and The Night Fury and the Light Fury by Tina Gallo (Jan. 29, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3834-7), ages 5–7. And tie-ins to the film Smallfoot include Meechee’s Top Secret Society by Masanori Hase (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3170-6); Yeti, Set, Go! by May Nakamura, illus. by Forrest Card (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3736-4), ages 3–7; When Migo Met Smallfoot, adapted by Tina Gallo, illus. by Arthur Baltazar (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3172-0), ages 5–7; and Smallfoot Movie Novelization, adapted by Tracey West (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3226-0), ages 8–12.

Doozers greets Doozers Have Bubble Trouble by Natalie Shaw (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3196-6), ages 4–6. Game Day by David Sabino, illus. by Charles Lehman, suits up with First Pitch (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3241-3) and Jump Shot (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3244-4), ages 5–7. Hamster Holmes by Albin Sadar, illus. by Valerio Fabbretti, gains Hamster Holmes, a Bit Stumped (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2191-2), ages 5–7. And Hotel Transylvania: The Series checks in Mavis Makes a Friend by Sheila Sweeny Higginson (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3258-1), ages 5–7; A Human at the Hotel, adapted by Cala Spinner (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2706-8), Two Teen Vampires!, adapted by Natalie Shaw (Aug. 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2639-9), and Operation Glitter Hero by Shaw (Dec. 11, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3175-1), ages 6–9; and Mavis in Charge by Delphine Finnegan (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2200-1), ages 6–up.

Ready Jet Go! by Jordan D. Brown issues Journey to Pluto (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3055-6) and Starry, Starry Night (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3058-7), ages 5–7. Tails from History launches with A Puppy for Helen Keller by May Nakamura, illus. by Rachel Sanson (Oct. 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2909-3) and The Cat Who Ruled the Town by May Nakamura, illus. by Rachel Sanson (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3642-8), ages 5–7. New to Voltron Legendary Defender are Allura’s Story (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3034-1), Hunk’s Story (Dec. 11, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3208-6), and Lance’s Story (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2539-2) by Cala Spinner, illus. by Patrick Spaziante; and Keith’s Story by Jesse Burton, illus. by Spaziante (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2040-3), ages 5–7; and The Voltron Coalition Handbook: Official Guidebook of Voltron Legendary Defender by Spinner (Aug. 28, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2715-0), ages 6–up. History of Fun Stuff presents True Colors! The Story of Crayola by Jesse Burton, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Oct. 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2566-8), ages 6–8. And Science of Fun Stuff offers Harlem Globetrotters Present the Points Behind Basketball by Larry Dobrow, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8751-1), ages 6–8. Joining Secrets of American History: Monuments and Landmarks is Mount Rushmore’s Hidden Room and Other Monumental Secrets by Laurie Calkhoven, illus. by Valerio Fabbretti (Oct. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2924-6), ages 6–8. You Should Meet introduces Lin-Manuel Miranda by Laurie Calkhoven, illus. by Alyssa Petersen (Aug. 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2241-4), ages 6–8. Pocket.Watch debuts with Watch This Book! Inside the World of YouTube Stars Ryan Toysreview, Hobbykidstv, Jilliantubehd, and Evantubehd (Nov. 6, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2870-6), ages 6–12. Sprinkle Sundays by Coco Simon dishes up Ice Cream Sandwiched (Oct. 23, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2448-7), Sprinkles Before Sweethearts (Dec. 11, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3647-3), and The Purr-Fect Scoop (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2892-8), ages 8–12. And Trollhunters by Richard Ashley Hamilton continues with Angor Reborn (Oct. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2861-4) and The Way of the Wizard (Oct. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2864-5), ages 8–12.

Also due, in various formats, are additions to the following series: Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks, Batman, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train, Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small, Olivia TV Tie-in, PJ Masks, and Peanuts.


Chomp Goes the Alligator by Matthew Van Fleet (Sept. 4, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2677-1). A very hungry alligator introduces animal names, colors, and counting. Ages 2–up.

Boing! A Very Noisy ABC by Tim McCanna, illus. by Jorge Martin (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8755-9). Xavier follows a bouncing ball on an onomatopoeia-filled alphabet adventure. Ages 3–6.

Skyscraper by Jorey Hurley (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7001-8) tells the story of a skyscraper and all the trucks it takes to construct it. Ages 3–7.

An Inconvenient Alphabet: Ben Franklin & Noah Webster’s Spelling Revolution by Beth Anderson, illus. by Elizabeth Baddeley (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0555-4), sheds light on two patriots’ efforts to revolutionize American spelling. Ages 4–8.

Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community by Susan Verde, illus. by John Parra (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5313-4). A boy takes on a community art project in order to make his neighborhood more beautiful. Ages 4–8.

Imagine! by Raúl Colón (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6273-0) is a wordless tale about a visit to the museum and the power of art and imagination. Ages 4–8.

Inky’s Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home by Sy Montgomery, illus. by Amy Schimler-Safford (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0191-4), introduces Inky the Octopus, renowned for escaping from the New Zealand aquarium in 2016. Ages 4–8.

Kitten and the Night Watchman by John Sullivan, illus. by Taeeun Yoo (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6191-7). A stray kitten changes the way a watchman sees nighttime, in this book based on a true story. Ages 4–8.

Small Walt and Mo the Tow by Elizabeth Verdick, illus. by Marc Rosenthal (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6660-8). Small Walt befriends a tow truck when a car needs help, in this companion to Small Walt. Ages 4–8.

Sylvia’s Bookshop: The Story of Paris’s Beloved Bookstore and Its Founder (as Told by the Bookstore Itself!) by Robert Burleigh, illus. by Katy Wu (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7245-6) celebrates reading and the book lover who started the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris. Ages 4–8.

What Can You Do with a Toolbox? by John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino, illus. by Maple Lam (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0296-6). The HGTV stars and cousins introduce tools and explain how to use them. Ages 4–8.

When I Grow Up by Julie Chen, illus. by Diane Goode (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9719-0). A boy shares with his mother his dreams of what he might be when he grows up. Ages 4–8.

Where Is My Balloon? by Ariel Bernstein, illus. by Scott Magoon (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1451-8). Owl and Monkey from I Have a Balloon wonder what happened to Owl’s balloon. Ages 4–8.

Smoke and Mirrors by Kristin Halbrook (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0504-2). A girl faces her fears in order to right a terrible wrong, confront what it means to be different, and discover her own power. Ages 8–12.

The Crossroads by Alexandra Diaz (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1455-6). In this sequel to Book the Only Road, Jaime and Ángela discover what it means to live as undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Ages 8–12.

Title in Spanish

La encrucijada (The crossroads) by Alexandra Diaz (Dec. 4, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2990-1), ages 8–12.

Simply Read

Searching for Sleep by Pierrette Dube, illus. by Genevieve Godbout (Oct. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-021-9). A black bear cub trying to hibernate is sure that sleep is hiding from him, but how can he find it? Ages 3–7.

Nothing at All by Marie-Helene Jarry, illus. by Amelie Dubois (Sept. 21, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-027-1). A girl spends a lazy afternoon outside, in this ode to the joy of taking a break from one’s busy schedule. Ages 4–8.


Simply Small offers Spookie by Paola Opal (Oct. 19, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-037-0), ages 1–3. Sean Awesome is back in A Mission at Night by Jiwon Hwang, illus. by Sung Hong (Sept. 21, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-029-5), ages 3–5. And The Errand adds The Warlock on the Hill by Leo LaFleur, illus. by Adam Oehlers (Jan. 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-77229-030-1), ages 7–11.


Never Let You Go by Patricia Storms (Nov. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3871-3). A penguin parent promises to always care for and treasure its little one. Ages 2–5.


The Grossology Handbook: 66 Gruesome STEAM Science and Art Activities by Susan Martineau (Oct. 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63158-313-1) features recipes and projects using everyday materials. Ages 7–11.

The Mason Jar Scientist: 30 Jarring STEAM-Based Projects by Brenda Priddy (Sept. 4, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-63158-311-7) collects experiments and activities conducted within a mason jar. Ages 7–11.

Skyhorse/Sky Pony

No Peacocks! A Feathered Tale of Three Mischievous Foodies by Robin Newman, illus. by Chris Ewald (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-1480-9), imagines adventures of the peacocks that roam free at the Church of St. John the Divine in N.Y.C. Ages 5–8.

The Minecrafter’s Family Cookbook: More Than 40 Game-Themed Dinners, Desserts, Snacks, and Drinks to Craft Together by Tara Theoharis (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3969-7) serves up recipes inspired by the game. Ages 6–11.

The Clash of the Withers (Sept. 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3735-8) and Destruction in the Desert: An Unofficial Minecrafter Time Travel Adventure, Book 3 (Jan. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3737-2) by Winter Morgan follow the exploits of Brett and his friends as they travel through various portals in the new Unofficial Minecrafters Time Travel Adventure series. Ages 7–12.

The Short News: Making News Fun One Brick at a Time by Sean Romero (Nov. 20, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3738-9) is inspired by this website that reenacts news stories with photos of Lego figures. Ages 7–12.

Days of the Dead by Kersten Hamilton (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-2858-5). Glorieta wants to hear stories about her mama as the family gathers on the last night of los Días de los Muertos. Ages 8–12.

The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3748-8). When Zoe joins the debate team, she begins to see situations differently―but can she find the courage to speak up? Ages 8–12.

A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3378-7). In the debut of the Celestial Trilogy, an exiled princess wins a contest of skill, triggering a war that pits her against her family. Ages 12–18.

When the Truth Unravels by Ruthanne Snow (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3357-2). Elin goes missing on prom night, in this story told through four friends’ points of view. Ages 14–18.


Project Droid offers Someone’s Got a Screw Loose by Nancy Krulik and Amanda Burwasser, illus. by Mike Moran (Sept. 4, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-2664-2), ages 6–8. Creeper Diaries continues with Creeper on the Case: An Unofficial Minecrafter’s Novel by Greyson Mann, illus. by Amanda Brack (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3749-5), ages 8–12. Me and Mister P. gains Ruby’s Star by Maria Farrer, illus. by Daniel Rieley (Nov. 6, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3910-9), ages 8–12. New to Swirl are Cotton Candy Wishes by Kristina Springer (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3925-3), ages 8–12; and Apple Pie Promises by Hillary Homzie (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3922-2), ages 10–12. Unofficial Harry Potter Joke Books adds Stupefying Shenanigans for Slytherin by Brian Boone, illus. by Amanda Brack (Oct. 9, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3768-6), ages 9–12. Beyond the Red Trilogy by Ava Jae closes with The Rising Gold (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-2238-5), ages 14–18. And Firestarter by Tara Sim (Jan. 8, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-0620-0) concludes Timekeeper, ages 14–18.

Sleeping Bear

A Tuba Christmas by Helen Wilbur, illus. by Mary Reaves Uhles (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-384-1). When it’s Ava’s turn to choose an instrument to play, she picks the tuba. Ages 4–8.

Four Seasons of Fun: Egg Hunts! Fireworks! Pumpkins! Reindeer! by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illus. by Sylvie Daigneault (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-403-9). Rhyming couplets describe outdoor activities of each season. Ages 4–8.

Hannah’s Tall Order: An A-to-Z Sandwich by Linda Vander Heyden, illus. by Kayla Harren (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-382-7). At a café, Hannah orders a sandwich with ingredients from A–Z. Ages 4–8.

Hanukkah Hamster by Michelle Markel, illus. by André Ceolin (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-399-5). When a taxi driver discovers a hamster in his cab, he shares his Hanukkah traditions with his new friend. Ages 4–8.

Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith’s Race to Complete Amelia Earhart’s Quest by Aimée Bissonette, illus. by Doris Ettlinger (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-381-0). Inspired by Amelia Earhart, two women who have never met plan around-the-world flights in the 1960s. Ages 6–9.


Jennifer Sattler Board Books presents Bundle Up by Jennifer Gordon Sattler (Aug. 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1002-1), ages 2–4. And ...Loves You! issues Auntie Loves You! by Helen Foster James, illus. by Petra Brown (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1011-3), ages 2–5.

SoHo Teen

Hole in the Middle by Kendra Fortmeyer (Sept. 5, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-956-2). A teen regrets revealing that she has a hole in her torso when she becomes a social media celebrity. Ages 14–up.

The Incredible True Story of the Making of the Eve of Destruction by Amy Brashear (Nov. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-903-6). In Cold War-era rural Arkansas, fear of MAD—mutually assured destruction—surfaces when the town of Griffin Flats is chosen as the filming location for a nuclear holocaust movie. Ages 14–up.

Sounds True

Yoga Bear: Simple Animal Poses for Little Ones by Sarah Jane Hinder (Aug. 1, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-68364-075-2) rounds up yoga poses for babies and toddlers. Ages up to 4.

Breathe with Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy by Mariam Gates, illus. by Sarah Jane Hinder (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68364-030-1), tells how to use breathing to keep calm, relax, and focus. Ages 4–8.

Under the Bodhi Tree: A Story of the Buddha by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by Kailey Whitman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-68364-153-7), explains how Prince Siddhartha grew up to become the Buddha. Ages 4–8.

Sourcebooks Fire

How to Feel Awesome Every Day by Elly Awesome (Sept. 4, paper, $16, ISBN 978-1-4926-7008-7) contains journal pages, advice, DIY projects, recipes, and activities. Ages 12–18.

Someone I Used to Know by Patty Blount (Aug. 7, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3281-8). This examination of rape culture focuses on a family torn apart by sexual assault. Ages 14–17.

After the Fire by Will Hill (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6979-1). A teen’s world is shattered by a devastating confrontation between the cult she grew up in and the forces of the U.S. government. Ages 14–18.

Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame (Dec. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7031-5). When MacKenzie and Jaden both suffer unimaginable losses, they must find the courage to recognize healing and love. Ages 14–18.

Dark Beneath the Ice by Amelinda Bérubé (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5707-1). In this thriller, a former dancer discovers that nightmares are sometimes real. Ages 14-18.

The Similars by Rebecca Hanover (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6510-6). When six clones enroll in Emmaline’s boarding school, she experiences the heartbreak of seeing her dead best friend’s face each day. Ages 14-18.

XY by Virginia Bergin (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6217-4). In a society where women rule and men are almost extinct, River discovers a dark secret that will change her world. Ages 14–18.

What They Don’t Know by Nicole Maggi (Oct. 2, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7265-4). Alternating journal entries chronicle Mellie’s right to choose, in this novel about reproductive rights. Ages 14–18.

What You Hide by Natalie D. Richards (Dec. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5718-7). When danger at home forces Mallory to the streets, she finds refuge in the library, and with a boy with troubles of his own. Ages 14–18.


Plague Land by Alex Scarrow adds Reborn (Sept. 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6023-1), ages 13–17. And Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller offers Ruin of Stars (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4752-2), ages 14–18.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

1, 2, 3 the Farm and Me (Oct. 16, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7004-9 and A Is for Artichoke (Oct. 16, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7003-2) by America’s Test Kitchen Kids, illus. by Maddie Frost, are concept books introducing food words and kitchen concepts. Ages up to 3.

8 Little Planets by Chris Ferrie, illus. by Lizzy Doyle (Oct. 2, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7124-4). This look at the solar system is modeled after the song “Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.” Ages up to 3.

You Are My Kiss Goodnight by Marianne Richmond (Sept. 4, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7512-9) is a bedtime book that celebrates the love between a parent and child. Ages 1–5.

Star in the Jar by Sam Hay, illus. by Sarah Massini (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6220-4). When a boy stumbles across a star, he puts it in a jar and takes it on adventures before trying to return it to its home. Ages 3–6.

Isabella: Artist Extraordinaire by Jennifer Fosberry, illus. by Mike Litwin (Jan. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7264-7). Isabella imagines herself in familiar paintings by van Gogh, Warhol, and others. Ages 4–8.

Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away by Ketch Secor, illus. by Higgins Bond (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-1692-4). When a storm rolls in, Lorraine must find the music inside her to get through it. Ages 4–8.

One Snowy Day by Diana Murry, illus. by Diana Toledano (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4586-3). After snow blankets the town, an energetic puppy and children set out for snowball-making and sledding. Ages 4–8.

P Is for Pterodactyl by Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter, illus. by Maria Beddia (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7431-3) showcases words with silent letters. Ages 4–8.

The Steves by Morag Hood (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6914-2). When two puffins named Steve meet, it’s Steve vs. Steve—until they realize there’s no need to fight over a name. Ages 4–8.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, I Know Exactly What You Are by Julia Kregnow, illus. by Carmen Saldaña (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7006-3), investigates some of the science behind the stars. Ages 4–8.

How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace, illus. by Andy Elkerton (Sept. 4, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6435-2). What happens when a turkey gets loose right before a school’s Thanksgiving play? Ages 4–10.

Sweet Dreaming by Julia Rawlinson, illus. by Nicole Wong (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3442-3). Mom devises various scenarios to lull wide-awake Molly to sleep. Ages up to 6.

After Zero by Christina Collins (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5532-9) is a debut novel about a girl who believes the answer to her problems lies in speaking zero words a day. Ages 8–12.

Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America’s Test Kitchen Kids (Oct. 16, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7002-5), serves up recipes, how-to info, and themed-menu ideas for parties. Ages 8–12.

Misfits by Jen Calonita (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5128-4) kicks off Royal Academy Rebels, a series set in the realm of Fairy Tale Reform School. Ages 8–12.

Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illus. by Giovanni Rigano (Aug. 7, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6214-3). A refugee boy stars in this graphic novel exploring the current plight of immigrants. Ages 10–14.

A Little Princess Finds Her Voice by Holly Webb (Oct. 2, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3912-1). Inspired by Burnett’s A Little Princess, this novel introduces Lottie, another girl at Miss Minchin’s orphanage. Ages 8–12.

Secrets and Scones by Laurel Remington (Nov. 6, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6964-7). When Scarlett forms the Secret Cooking Club, an unlikely group of friends learn about the importance of friendship. Ages 8–12.


The Circus Thief by Alane Adams, illus. by Lauren Gallegos (Nov. 6, hardcover, $15, ISBN 978-1-943006-75-5). Georgie and his friend Harley take a trip to town to see the circus. Ages 4–8.

Deepest Blue by Mindy Tarquini (Sept. 25, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943006-69-4). Inspired by Italian folklore, this book is a tale of survival in the face of grief. Ages 9–12.

The Thorn Queen by Elise Holland (Sept. 18, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943006-79-3) is a fantasy about a determined girl who learns that it’s her destiny to save her people. Ages 9–12.

Resistant by Rachael Sparks (Oct. 16, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943006-73-1). Evil government factions will stop at nothing to get the girl who is the key to curing a devastating worldwide illness. Ages 14–18.

The Leaving Year by Pam McGaffin (Aug. 14, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943006-81-6). In the 1960s, Ida sets out for Alaska in search of the father she thought was lost at sea. Ages 15–18.

The Blue Witch: The Witches of Orkney, Book One by Alane Adams (Oct. 23, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-943006-77-9) launches a trilogy steeped in Norse mythology, which is a prequel to the Legends of Orkney series. Ages 7–12.


Polar Bear Island by Lindsay Bonilla, illus. by Cinta Villalobos (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2870-6). A fun-loving penguin arrives on Polar Bear Island and starts shaking things up, to the chagrin of the mayor. Ages 3–up.

Thunder Pug by Kim Norman, illus. by Keika Yamaguchi (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2358-9). Percy the Pug tries being a superhero to gain attention after Petunia the pig wins a blue ribbon at the fair. Ages 3–up.

Mirabel’s Missing Valentines by Janet Lawler, illus. by Olivia Chin Mueller (Dec. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2739-6). A shy mouse panics when her Valentines fall out of her bag on the way to school. Ages 3–7.

The Book Dragon by Kell Andrews, illus. by Eva Chatelain (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2685-6). Rosehilda stands up to the book-hoarding dragon terrorizing her village. Ages 3–7.

Even Superheroes Make Mistakes by Shelly Becker, illus. by Eda Kaban (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2703-7). No matter their mistake, all superheroes admit to messing up, and keep saving the world. Ages 3–9.

Allie All Along by Sarah Lynne Reul (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2858-4). When Allie has a tantrum, her older brother helps her learn to calm down, bit by bit. Ages 4–7.

Business Pig by Andrea Zuill (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2684-9). Jasper the pig would rather help with the bookkeeping or conduct a meeting than play in the mud. Ages 4–7.

How to Become a Knight (in Ten Easy Lessons) by Todd Tarpley, illus. by Jenn Harney (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2330-5). Sir Simpleton teaches Sam the steps to knighthood—but isn’t the best teacher. Ages 4–7.

How to Feed Your Parents by Ryan Miller, illus. by Hatem Aly (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2562-0). Matilda learns how to cook, with the hopes of expanding her finicky parents’ palates. Ages 4–7.

If You’re Going to a March by Martha Freeman, illus. by Violet Kim (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2993-2), is a guide and conversation starter for young participants in marches across the U.S. Ages 4–7.

No Frogs in School by A. LaFaye, illus. by Eglantine Ceulemans (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2698-6). Bartholomew finds a way to bring his pet to school while still obeying his teacher’s rules. Ages 4–7.

Picking Pickle by Polly Faber and Clara Vulliamy (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3295-6). An overlooked pup at the pound dreams of a forever home. Ages 4–7.

The Itchy-Saurus: The Dino with an Itch That Can’t Be Scratched by Rosie Wellesley (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3294-9). Will the doctor be brave enough to treat T. Rex’s itchy rash? Ages 4–7.

The Variety of Life by Nicola Davies, illus. by Lorna Scobie (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3188-1), pays tribute to the biodiversity of our planet. Ages 6–9.

Up and Away! How Two Brothers Invented the Hot-Air Balloon by Jason Henry (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2360-2) introduces French hot-air balloon inventors Joseph and Étienne Montgolfier. Ages 6–9.

Life at the Zoo by Michael George (Oct. 16, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3089-1) offers a photographic behind-the-scenes look at zoo animals and the people who care for them. Ages 6–10.

Look at Me! Wild Animal Show-Offs by Jim Arnosky (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2809-6) reveals the reasons behind some animals’ attention-grabbing behavior. Ages 6–10.

Weird Animals by Mary Kay Carson (Jan. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2967-3) investigates why some animals look so strange. Ages 6–10.

Remarkable Reptiles by Jake Williams (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3296-3) compiles facts about these creatures. Ages 7–10.

24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2924-6). When Rossi’s dirt bike is taken by a bully in Nowhere, Ariz., Gus and his friends accept a dangerous challenge to get it back. Ages 8–12.

Never Too Young! 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference by Aileen Weintraub, illus. by Laura Horton (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2917-8) profiles young people who helped change the world. Ages 8–12.


Big Steps by Marion Cocklico toddles along with I’m Going to Preschool (Aug. 14, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2948-2), It’s Time for Bed (Aug. 14, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2949-9), No More Diapers (Aug. 14, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2951-2), and We’re Having a Baby (Aug. 14, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2950-5), ages 1–4. Look & See! picks up Friends Are Fun! (Oct. 2, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3217-8) and Fun with Shapes (Oct. 2, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3218-5), ages 3–5. Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast by Josh Funk, illus. by Brendan Kearney, gains Mission Defrostable (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2811-9), ages 4–7. The Twelve Days of Christmas in Tennessee by Alice Faye Duncan, illus. by Mary Reaves Uhles (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2859-1), joins Twelve Days of Christmas in America, ages 4–7. People Who Shaped Our World welcomes A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks by Alice Faye Duncan, illus. by Xia Gordon (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3088-4), ages 5–up. Sam Wu Is Not Afraid issues Sam Wu Is Not Afraid of Ghosts by Katie and Kevin Tsang, illus. by Nathan Reed (Oct. 9, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3255-0), ages 7–12. Howard Wallace, P.I. takes a new case in Shadow of a Pug by Casey Lyall (Aug. 7, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3260-4), ages 8–12. And Zack Delacruz returns in Upstaged by Jeff Anderson (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3115-7), ages 9–12.

Thames & Hudson

Franklin and Luna Go to the Moon by Jen Campbell, illus. by Katie Harnett (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65146-9). In this follow-up to Franklin’s Flying Bookshop, Luna and Franklin the dragon travel to the moon in search of his long-lost family. Ages up to 6.

A House for Mouse by Gabby Dawnay, illus. by Alex Barrow (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65137-7). A mouse journeys to some of the houses in classic fairy tales, narrowly missing the stories’ main events. Ages up to 7.

Hello, Monster! by Clementine Beauvais, illus. by Maisie Paradise Shearring (Oct. 16, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65170-4). A boy who’d rather play alone imagines a fanciful adventure when his mother says, “Go play with that boy.” Ages 5–8.

New York Melody by Helene Druvert (Oct. 2, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65173-5). A musical note filled with wanderlust visits the Big Apple’s landmarks. Ages 5–8.

Why Can’t I Feel the Earth Spinning? And Other Vital Questions About Science by James Doyle, illus. by Claire Goble (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65118-6), answers 22 science-related questions. Ages 7–9.


Mice in the City board an airship in Around the World by Ami Shin (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65152-0), ages 5–8.

Three Rooms

Quiver by Julia Watts (Oct. 16, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-941110-66-9) spotlights the unlikely friendship between a girl from a rural Tennessee family of evangelical Christians, and her gender-fluid new neighbor. Ages 14–18.

Tiger Tales

Now I Am One (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-549-0), ages up to 2; and Now I Am Two (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-550-6), ages 1–2, illus. by Rachel Baines, compile traditional rhymes and original poems.

Always in My Heart by Juliet Groom, illus. by Roisin Hahessy (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-557-5), offers a rhyme aimed at children who spend time away from a parent during the day. Ages 2–5.

Five Little Monkeys, illus. by Lisa Barlow and Damien Barlow (Sept. 1, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-551-3), presents a musical version of this countdown rhyme. Ages 2–5.

Good Night, My Honey Bunny by Tilly Temple, illus. by Rosalinda Kightley (Sept. 1, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-556-8). In this story with sounds, a mother and baby bunny listen as the forest goes to sleep. Ages 2–5.

I’ll Love You Forever by Owen Hart, illus. by Sean Julian (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-535-3). A loving polar bear and cub explore the beauty of their habitat through the seasons. Ages 2–5.

Jack and the Beanstalk Pop-Up by Mark Chambers (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-552-0); and Little Red Riding Hood Pop-Up by Loretta Schauer (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-553-7) feature flaps and cut-outs. Ages 2–5.

On This Special Night by Claire Freedman, illus. by Simon Mendez (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-563-6). On a silent night, a kitten and her mother join other animals journeying toward a bright star. Ages 2–5.

You’re My Little Star by Danielle McLean, illus. by Roisin Hahessy (Sept. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-558-2), celebrates the things that make a child special. Ages 2–5.

Itchy Scritchy Scratchy Pants by Steve Smallman, illus. by Elina Ellis (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-099-0). Five Vikings set out to retrieve some Yeti fur so they can knit their underwear. Ages 3–7.

Just Like You! by Jane Chapman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-103-4). A baby mammoth and her Pops have an adventure on the frozen plain. Ages 3–7.

Octopants by Suzy Senior, illus. by Claire Powell (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-097-6). A shopkeeper comes to the aid of a young octopus on a quest to find pants with eight legs. Ages 3–7.

Scaredy Bear by Steve Smallman, illus. by Caroline Pedler (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-100-3). Searching for a hairy creature in the forest, a bunny encounters a bear. Ages 3–7.

The Christmas Extravaganza Hotel by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Tony Neal (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-102-7). When a hotel-bound frog lands on Bear’s doorstep, the two stage their own celebration. Ages 3–7.

The Only Way Is Badger by Stella J. Jones, illus. by Carmen Saldana (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-098-3). Lonely Badger learns about acceptance and tolerance after building a wall to keep out those unlike him. Ages 3–7.

The Snow Rabbit by Georgiana Deutsch, illus. by Alison Edgson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-101-0). A rabbit tries to befriend a grumpy bear while forest pals offer words of caution and advice. Ages 3–7.

Under the Same Sky by Britta Teckentrup (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-094-5) underscores the fact that we all live under a single sky and share many of the same hopes and dreams. Ages 3–7.

What Do You Do When Your House Is a Zoo? by John Kelly, illus. by Steph Laberis (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-118-8). After Oscar advertizes for the perfect pet, his home is overrun with candidates. Ages 3–7.

Where in the Wild by Jonny Lambert (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-104-1) explores the world’s habitats and emphasizes the importance of preserving them. Ages 3–7.

Feelings by Libby Walden, illus. by Richard Jones (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-093-8) highlights various emotions to help children understand the universal and unique nature of feelings. Ages 5–7.


My First Touch and Feel Sound by Libby Walden welcomes Noisy Animals (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-561-2) and Noisy Things That Go (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-562-9), ages 2–5. New Fairy Tale Classics are Beauty and the Beast, illus. by Sara Sanchez (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-105-8); Cinderella, illus. by Roxanne Rainville (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-106-5); Hansel and Gretel, illus. by Marisa Morea (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-107-2); and Puss in Boots, illus. by Tim Budgen (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-108-9), ages 3–7. Favorite Stories greets Three Horrid Little Pigs by Liz Pichon (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-109-6); and Yummy Yummy Food for My Tummy by Sam Lloyd, illus. by Jack Tickle (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-110-2), ages 3–7.

Joining My Carry-Along Storytime are Santa to the Rescue! by Barry Timms, illus. by Ag Jatkowska (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-432-5); and The Witch with a Twitch by Layn Marlow, illus. by Joelle Dreidemy (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-433-2), ages 3–7. Animal Rescue Center takes in The Porch Puppy (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-426-4) and The Sad Pony (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-427-1) by Tina Nolan, illus. by Anna Chernyshova, ages 6–10. Pet Rescue Adventures by Holly Webb, illus. by Sophy Williams, gains A Kitten Named Tiger (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-428-8), The Forgotten Puppy (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-430-1), The Homesick Puppy (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-431-8), and The Stolen Kitten (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-429-5), ages 6–10. And Pony Camp Diaries trots on with Megan and Mischief (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-424-0) and Penny and Prince (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-425-7) by Kelly McKain, illus. by Mandy Stanley, ages 6–10.


Henry Is Kind: A Story of Mindfulness by Linda Ryden, illus. by Shearry Malone (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-661-9). A class project helps Henry discover his capacity for kindness. Ages 5–10.

Miss Pinkeltink’s Purse by Patty Brozo, illus. by Ana Ochoa (Nov. 6, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-626-8). Children act as agents of positive change, in this story about homelessness. Ages 6–9.

If da Vinci Painted a Dinosaur by Amy Newbold, illus. by Greg Newbold (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-667-1). This sequel to If Picasso Painted a Snowman introduces more iconic artists and their styles. Ages 6–10.


New Tilbury House Nature Books are Mother Earth’s Lullaby: A Song for Endangered Animals by Terry Pierce, illus. by Carol Heyer (Oct. 16, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-557-5), ages 4–7; and Charlotte’s Bones: The Beluga Whale in a Farmer’s Field by Erin Rounds, illus. by Alison Carver (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-485-1), ages 6–10. The Acadia Files continues with Autumn Science by Katie Coppens, illus. by Holly Hatam (Sept. 18, hardcover, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-604-6), ages 8–12. And joining How Nature Works are Don’t Mess with Me: The Strange Lives of Venomous Sea Creatures by Paul Erickson (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-551-3) and One Iguana, Two Iguanas: A Story of Accident, Natural Selection, and Evolution by Sneed B. Collard (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-649-7), ages 8–12.

Time/Liberty Street

She Changed the World: First Achievements by Women, Told in Their Own Words (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5478-0006-3). Contributors describe their groundbreaking achievements in various professions. Ages 10–13.


Sports Illustrated Kids continues with My First Book of Basketball: A Rookie Book (Oct. 9, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5478-0002-5), ages 3–6; The Greatest Football Teams of All Time: A G.O.A.T. Series Book (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-68330-072-4), ages 8–11; and The United States of Sports: An Atlas of Teams, Stats, Stars, and Facts for Every State in America by Bill Syken (Oct. 23, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5478-0000-1), ages 9–12. And Heroes of History welcomes Thurgood Marshall: Life Stories of Extraordinary Americans (Jan. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5478-0005-6; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5478-2004-7) and Eleanor Roosevelt: Life Stories of Extraordinary Americans (Jan. 8, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5478-0004-9; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5478-2003-0), ages 10–17.

Tin House

Girls Write Now: Two Decades of True Stories from Young Female Voices (Oct. 16, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-947793-05-7). Teens share their stories in this volume offering advice from Zadie Smith, Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, and other writers. Ages 13–18.

Top Shelf

Supers: Book One by Frédéric Maupomé, illus. by Dawid (Nov. 27, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-60309-439-9). In this series launch, alien siblings hide their powers as they adjust to school on Earth. Ages 7–10.

Ye by Guilherme Petreca (Jan. 22, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-60309-440-5). A mute boy goes on a quest to defeat the Colorless King, the source of all the world’s troubles, in hopes of regaining his voice. Ages 10–14.


B Is for Baller: The Ultimate Basketball Alphabet by James Littlejohn, illus. by Matthew Shipley (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62937-588-5), introduces legendary NBA players and personalities. Ages 3–5.

Tumblehome Learning

Waiting for Joey: Studying Penguins in Antarctica by Jean Pennycook (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943431-41-0). This scientist discusses her experiences observing Adélie penguins. Ages 8–12.

Mosquitoes Don’t Bite Me by Pendred Noyce (Sept. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-943431-37-3). A half-Kenyan girl encounters unexpected danger on a drug company’s research trip to Kenya. Ages 9–12.

Jake and the Quake by Cary I. Sneider (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943431-39-7; paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-943431-40-3). In 1989, after a boy investigates the geological history of a rock he found in San Francisco, an earthquake strikes. Ages 10–14.

Inventors, Makers, Barrier Breakers by Pendred Noyce (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.95, ISBN 978-1-943431-42-7). Illustrated with photos, this book spotlights 30 past and present American inventors. Ages 11–18.


I Always Wondered introduces I Wondered About That Too: 111 Questions and Answers About Science and Other Stuff by Larry Scheckel (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-943431-38-0), ages 11–18.


Goodnight, Anne: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables by Kallie George, illus. by Genevieve Godbout (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-926-3), offers a bedtime tale based on this classic. Ages 3–7.

How to Give Your Cat a Bath: In Five Easy Steps by Nicola Winstanley, illus. by John Martz (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6354-3), centers on a feline who refuses to take a bath. Ages 3–7.

Too Much! Not Enough! by Gina Perry (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91950-7). Can two best friends learn to appreciate their differences? Ages 3–7.

Miss Mink: Life Lessons for a Cat Countess by Janet Hill (Jan. 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-922-5) rounds up 20 lessons for living a “purrfect” life. Ages 4–8.

Sir Simon: Super Scarer by Cale Atkinson (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91909-5). A ghost who moves into a house for his first professional scaring job wonders if the boy who lives there will do his chores. Ages 4–8.

Dr. Jo: How Sara Josephine Baker Saved the Lives of America’s Children by Monica Kulling, illus. by Julianna Swaney (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91789-3), profiles this pioneering N.Y.C. physician. Ages 5–8.

Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey, illus. by Júlia Sardà (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-559-3), relays the story of Mary Shelley and the monster she dreamed up. Ages 5–8.

Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes by Wab Kinew, illus. by Joe Morse (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6292-8). A rap song pays tribute to historic and modern-day Indigenous heroes. Ages 5–9.

Anne Arrives: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables by Kallie George, illus. by Abigail Halpin (Sept. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-930-0). Anne arrives at Green Gables, in this debut book of an early reader series. Ages 6–8.

Megabat by Anna Humphrey, illus. by Kass Reich (Aug. 7, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6257-7). In this series launch, a lonely boy befriends a talking bat he discovers in his attic bedroom. Ages 7–10.

The Ghost Road by Charis Cotter (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91889-0). Spending the summer together, two cousins discover a family curse and a buried secret that changes their lives. Ages 9–12.


My First Book of Tagalog Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Filipino Language and Culture by Liana Romulo, illus. by Jaime Laurel (Aug. 28, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-8048-50140-8), introduces the Tagalog language. Ages 3–6.

Onibi: Diary of a Yokai Ghost Hunter by Cecile Brunand Olivier Pichard (Aug. 7, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-4-8053-1496-8) follows the adventures of two young visitors to a mysterious area of Japan. Ages 10–18.


Winnie: The Early Years: Horse Gentler in Training (Oct. 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-3280-3) and A Horse’s Best Friend (Oct. 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-3284-1) by Dandi Daley Mackall, illus. by Phyllis Harris, launch a series about a girl whose family owns a horse ranch. Ages 6–10.


The Sunlit Lands: The Crescent Stone by Matt Mikalatos (Aug. 7, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-3170-7; paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-3171-4). In this trilogy debut, a teen diagnosed with a terminal disease is offered the chance to recover—at a price. Ages 13–18.



Manga Classics welcomes Dracula by Bram Stoker, adapted by Stacy King, illus. by Virginia Nitouhei (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-947808-05-8; paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-947808-06-5); and Macbeth by William Shakespeare, adapted by Crystal S. Chan, illus. by Julien Choy (Sept. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-947808-07-2; paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-947808-08-9), ages 12–18.

Univ. of Minnesota

Hush Hush, Forest by Mary Casanova, illus. by Nick Wroblewski (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-8166-9425-9). Animals prepare for winter as shadows lengthen, the ground freezes, and the Northern Lights appear. Ages 4–8.

Univ. of South Carolina

Art Smart, Science Detective: The Case of the Sliding Spaceship by Melinda Long, illus. by Monica Wyrick (Dec. 15, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-61117-935-4). Three friends prepare for an alien invasion. Ages 8–12.


The Journal of Angela Ashby by Liana Gardner (Sept. 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-944109-69-1). When a fortuneteller gives 12-year-old Angela a journal, she pours her heart onto its pages and her desires come true—but after someone steals the diary, Angela must get it back before the school descends into chaos. Ages 9–12.

The Royal Order of Fighting Dragons by Dan Elish, illus. by Sam Shearon (Aug. 7, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-944109-54-7). When Ike Hollingsberry is whisked from New York to an isolated Florida compound to lead the Royal Order of Fighting Dragons, he learns his father’s death was a cover-up for a far greater purpose. Ages 9–12.

Jaclyn and the Beanstalk by Mary Ting (Sept. 4, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-944109-74-5). Sixteen-year-old Jaclyn must use her wits and her sword to help break a centuries-old curse. Ages 13–up.

Death by the River by Alexandrea Weis and Lucas Astor (Oct. 31, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-1-944109-14-1). As the victim toll mounts, it becomes clear someone must stop star quarterback Beau Devereaux—and that someone will pay with their life. Ages 16–up.

Web of Life

Volcano Dreams: A Story of Yellowstone by Janet Fox, illus. by Marlo Garnsworthy (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-9883303-8-2), spotlights the history and animal residents of Yellowstone National Park. Ages 5–9.


Hank and Gertie: A Pioneer Hansel and Gretel Story by Eric A. Kimmel, illus. by Mara Penny (Aug. 7, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5132-6122-5). Siblings travel West on a wagon train, in this fairy tale reimagining. Ages 4–7.

What on Earth

Eye Spy: Wild Ways Animals See the World by Guillaume Duprat (Oct. 1, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-9998028-5-1). This lift-the-flap book shows how various animals view the world. Ages 6–12.

Absolutely Everything! The History of the Planet, Life and Us from the Big Bang to the Present Day by Christopher Lloyd, illus. by Andy Forshaw (Oct. 15, hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-9998028-3-7), discusses the creation of the Earth, the evolution of animals, globalization, wars, and global warming. Ages 9–12.

White Star

Good Morning Yoga: Relaxing Poses for Children (Nov. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1295-8) and Good Night Yoga: Relaxing Bedtime Poses for Children (Nov. 6, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1270-5) by Lorena Valentina Pajalunga, illus. by Anna Lang, reveal yoga positions for startting and wrapping up the day. Ages 3–up.

The Big Book of Giant Animals, the Little Book of Tiny Animals by Francesca Cosanti (Nov. 6, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1273-6) packages a book introducing large animals with a smaller book about tiny animals. Ages 4–up.

The Atlas of Flags by Federico Silvestri, illus. by Rossella Trionfetti (Aug. 7, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1280-4) is a guide to the flag of each nation in the world. Ages 8–up.


Agnese Baruzzi’s My First Book series includes The Book of Fall (Oct. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1287-3), The Book of Spring (Oct. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1285-9), The Book of Summer (Oct. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1286-6), and The Book of Winter (Oct. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-88-544-1288-0), ages up to 4.

Albert Whitman

Belly Breathe by Leslie Kimmelman, illus. by Lindsey Dale-Scott (Oct. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2167-0). Animals demonstrate the relaxation and calming technique of belly breathing. Ages up to 3.

Construction Zoo by Jennifer Thorne, illus. by Susie Hammer (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1282-1). Animals bond with construction equipment during a zoo renovation. Ages 3–5.

Counting Dinos by Eric Pinder, illus. by Junissa Bianda (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1281-4), is a counting book starring prehistoric creatures. Ages 3–5.

Delivery Bear by Laura Gehl, illus. by Paco Sordo (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1532-7). A bear who wants to work as a delivery animal for a cookie company must embrace who he truly is to get the job. Ages 3–5.

First Snow by Nancy Viau, illus. by Talitha Shipman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2440-4). Diverse neighborhood children gather to play in the season’s first snow. Ages 3–5.

Fred Pudding by Anne Vittur Kennedy (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2581-4). While a boy makes bread pudding with his grandmother, her dog makes his own messy version of the dessert. Ages 3–5.

Fright School by Janet Lawler, illus. by Chiara Galletti (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2553-1). Zombies, ghouls, and other creepy creatures learn spooktacular ways to terrify their guests on Halloween. Ages 3–5.

Half a Giraffe? by Jodie Parachini, illus. by Richard Smythe (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3144-0). Friends of a giraffe who wants to be bigger to reach the highest leaves tell her she’s special just the way she is. Ages 3–5.

Pilar’s Worries by Victoria M. Sanchez, illus. by Jess Golden (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6546-9). During a ballet audition, a girl uses the anxiety coping techniques she’s been taught. Ages 3–5.

Teach Your Giraffe to Ski by Viviane Elbee, illus. by Danni Gowdy (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7767-7). A tentative boy teaches his exuberant giraffe how to ski. Ages 3–5.

The Wheels on the... Uh-Oh! by Sue Tarsky, illus. by Alex Willmore (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8869-7). In this take on a familiar song, a community bands together to fix the bus’s flat tire. Ages 3–5.

There’s a Hole in My Garden by James Stewart (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7855-1). What happens when a boy drops increasingly large objects down a mysterious hole? Ages 3–5.

My Quiet Ship by Hallee Adelman, illus. Sonia Sanchez (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6713-5). With the help of his imagination, a boy escapes to his Quiet Ship when his parents begin to yell. Ages 4–8.

Fearless Mary: The True Adventures of Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver by Tami Charlies, illus. by Claire Almon (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2305-6). A biography of the first African-American stagecoach driver. Ages 5–7.

Finding a Dove for Gramps by Lisa J. Amstutz, illus. by Maria Luisa Di Gravio (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1279-1). A boy and his mom continue the family tradition of participating in the annual bird count. Ages 5–7.

Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town by A. LaFaye, illus. by Nicole Tadgell (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2535-7). An African-American family abandons sharecropping to find new freedom on the frontier. Ages 5–7.

The Queen and the First Christmas Tree: Queen Charlotte’s Gift to England by Nancy Churnin, illus. by Luisa Uribe (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6636-7), tells how this monarch introduced the Christmas tree to England. Ages 5–7.

Lord of the Mountain by Ronald Kidd (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4751-9). In 1920s Tennessee, Nate leaves his home in search of family history after his preacher father catches him listening to music. Ages 9–12.

Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3625-4). When a teenage criminal mastermind is captured and forced to attend a military academy, she must find a way to escape. Ages 13–17.


Baby Explorer by Carol Lawrence, illus. by Francesco Zito, starts up with Leaves (Oct. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0516-8) and Water (Oct. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-0517-5), ages up to 3. Dosh Archer’s Detective Paw of the Law tackles his first assignments in The Case of Piggy’s Bank (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1557-0) and The Case of the Stolen Drumsticks (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1556-3), ages 5–7. Midnight at the Haunted Hotel by Gertrude Chandler Warner (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2850-1) is a new Boxcar Children Interactive Mystery, ages 7–10. And Balloonmakers greets The Spy with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2934-8), ages 14–17.



New Indestructibles titles by Amy Pixton, illus. by Maddie Frost, are Busy City (Sept. 18, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0468-8), Hello, Farm! (Sept. 18, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0467-1), and My Neighborhood (Sept. 18, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0469-5), ages up to 2. Atlas Obscura adds The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid by Dylan Thuras and Rosemary Mosco, illus. by Joy Ang (Sept. 18, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0354-4), ages 8–12. Spy on History continues with Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring by Enigma Alberti, illus. by Laura Terry (Jan. 22, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0216-5), ages 8–14. And Irresponsible Science picks up The Book of Ingeniously Daring Chemistry: 24 Experiments for Young Scientists by Sean Connolly (Oct. 30, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-7611-8010-4), ages 9–14.


Crush by Svetlana Chmakova (Oct. 3, paper, $11, ISBN 978-0-3163-6324-3). Jorge tries to sort out his feelings for a female classmate in this addition to the Berrybrook Middle School series. Ages 8–12.

Zo Zo Zombie by Yasunari Nagatoshi (Oct. 30, paper, $12, ISBN 978-1-9753-5341-2). This little zombie is ready to steal everyone’s heart. Ages 8–12.

Young Palmetto

Poppy’s Pants by Melissa Conroy (Sept. 30, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-61117-927-9) is a tale about using creativity to find solutions to life’s challenges. Ages 8–12.

Young Voyageur

Herbal Adventures: Backyard Excursions and Kitchen Creations for Kids and Their Families by Rachel Jepson Wolf (Dec. 4, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6051-4) tells how to forage for, identify, and harvest herbs. Ages 8–12.

Pick, Spit & Scratch: The Science of Disgusting Habits (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6178-8 and Sniff, Lick & Scratch: The Science of Disgusting Animal Habits by Julia Garstecki, illus. by Chris Monroe (Nov. 20, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7603-6345-4), investigate curious habits of humans and animals. Ages 8–12.


Bear Picks a Pumpkin by Gill Guile (Aug. 7, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-3107-6621-6) is the rhyming story of a bear who wants to find the perfect pumpkin. Ages up to 4.

Candace Center Stage by Candace Cameron Bure, illus. by Christine Battuz (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-3107-6287-4). When her dance recital goes awry, a nonconforming girl named Candace saves the show by being her independent self. Ages 4–8.

Fiona the Hippo by Richard Cowdrey (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-3107-6639-1) tells the story of the persevering hippo from the Cincinnati Zoo as she faces challenges with a smile. Ages 4–8.

Words to Love By by Rick Warren, illus. by Ag Jatkowska (Dec. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-3107-5282-0), shows readers how words can have a positive impact. Ages 4–8.

Finding Cabin Six by Missy and Mia Robertson, and Jill Osborne (Sept 4, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-3107-6254-6). The Carroway cousins and friends try to save their summertime campsite from being sold to a resort developer. Ages 8–12.