(IPG, dist.)

Billy Christmas by Mark Pritchard (Oct. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-0982625187). After his father disappears and his mother becomes increasingly reclusive, Billy acquires a magical tree. Ages 12-up.


(Random House, dist.)


Larry Gets Lost continues with Larry Gets Lost in the Twin Cities by Michael Mullin and John Skewes, illus. by Skewes (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1570617546), ages 3 to 6.


(Midpoint Trade Books, dist.)


I See the Sun adds I See the Sun in Mexico by Dedie King, illus. by Judith Inglese (July 9, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1935874140), ages 5 to 9.


(PGW, dist.)

The Ice Castle: An Adventure in Music by Pendred Noyce, illus. by Joan Charles (Aug. 14, paper, $13.95, ISBN 978-0983021964). Ivan and Daphne accidentally let their cousin into their secret world in this companion to Lost in Lexicon. Ages 9-up.


Infinity Ring Book 1: A Mutiny in Time by James Dashner (Aug. 28, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545386968); and Infinity Ring Book 2: Divide and Conquer by Carrie Ryan (Nov. 6, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545386975) launch a multi-platform, time-travel, alternative-history series. Ages 8 to 12.

Strange Mysteries of the Unexplained by Oliver Doyle (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545478243) examines mysteries that science and logic can’t solve. Ages 8 to 12.

Ripley’s Special Edition 2013 (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545435055) is an annual compilation of wacky information. Ages 8 to 12.


Scholastic Readers Level 1 adds Bob Books: My School Trip (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545382700); Bob Books: Outdoor Adventures! (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545382717); Bob Books: I Can Ride! (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545382724); and Bob Books: Buddy to the Rescue (Nov. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545382731) by Lynn Maslen Kertell, illus. by Sue Hendra; and The Super Secret Adventure Club by George McClements (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545436854), ages 4 to 7. Scholastic Reader Picture Clues, Level 1 greets Noodles: A Friend for Noodles by Hans Wilhelm (Aug. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545344982), ages 5 to 7.

Captain Underpants is back in Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers by Dav Pilkey (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545175340), ages 7-up. Dear America continues with Christmas After All by Kathryn Lasky (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545381772), ages 8 to 12. And the 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers adds Shatterproof by Roland Smith (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545298421); and Book 5 by Linda Sue Park (Dec. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545298438), ages 8 to 12.


It’s Duffy Time! by Audrey Wood, illus. by Don Wood (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545220897) introduces a pug who loves to nap all day. Ages 3 to 7.

Jangles: A Big Fish Story by David Shannon (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545143127). A trout takes a boy on an adventure to the bottom of a lake. Ages 4 to 8.


Dinosaurs return in How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah? (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545416771); and How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas? (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545416788) by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mark Teague, up to age 3.


My Turtle and Me by Owen Bernstein, illus. by Carol Thompson (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545433877). This book with a light is based on the Twilight Turtle nightlight. Up to age 3.

Go! Go! Go! by Fiona Land (Sept. 1, board book, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545425452) is a touch-and-feel book featuring cars and other things that move. Up to age 3.

1, 2, 3 at the Zoo (Sept. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545432399); and 1, 2, 3 in the Sea (Sept. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545432382) by Sue Dicicco are counting books featuring animals. Up to age 3.

Let’s Get Dressed! by Caroline Jayne Church (Sept. 1, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545436373) is a sartorial tale. Ages 2 to 4.

My Race Car by Ace Landers, illus. by David A. White (Sept. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545436465) is a car-shaped board book with a handle. Ages 2 to 4.

My Santa Claus by Lily Karr, illus. by Jay Johnson (Sept. 1, board book, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545436496) is a Santa-shaped board book with flocking and foil. Ages 3 to 5.

The Littlest Elf by Brandi Dougherty, illus. by Kirsten Richards (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545436540) offers a holiday tale. Ages 3 to 5.

My Christmas Treasury by Cheryl Ryan, Lucille Colandro, and Steven Kroll, illus. by Jared Lee (Sept. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545436472) rounds up three holiday stories. Ages 4 to 8.

The Biggest Pumpkin Surprise Ever by Steven Kroll, illus. by Jeni Bassett (July 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545402859) is a lift-the-flap, search-and-find tale. Ages 3 to 5.

Horns, Tails, Spikes, and Claws by J. Elizabeth Mills, illus. by Jef Czekaj (July 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545393850) is a mix-and-match monster story. Ages 3 to 5.

It’s Halloween Night! by Jennifer Barrett O’Connell, illus. by Jennifer Morris (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545402835) offers a holiday tale. Ages 3 to 5.

Dinosaurs! by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by John Bendall-Brunello (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545425704) is a touch-and-feel book. Ages 3 to 5.

My Tooth Is Loose, Dr. Moose by Teresa Johnston, illus. by Brian Sendelbach (Aug. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545289108) recounts a trip to the dentist. Ages 4 to 8.


Clifford stars in Clifford Shares by Norman Bridwell (Aug. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545268370), up to age 3. There Was an Old Lady presents There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books! by Lucille Colandro, illus. by Jared Lee (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545402873), ages 3 to 5. Fly Guy is back in There’s a Fly Guy in My Soup by Tedd Arnold (Sept. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545312844), ages 4 to 8. And joining Scholastic Reader Level 1 is I Spy School by Jean Marzollo, illus. by Walter Wick (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545402811), ages 4 to 7.


Claws by Mike Grinti and Rachel Grinti (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545433136) is a tale of cats, fairies, and magic. Ages 10-up.

Someday Dancer by Sarah Rubin (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545393782) tells the story of a ballerina. Ages 12-up.

Rockoholic by C.J. Skuse (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545429603). A teenage fan kidnaps a rock star. Ages 14-up.

Undead by Kirsty McKay (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545381888) is a zombie tale. Ages 14-up.


The Other Side of Town by Jon Agee (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0545162043). A New York City cab driver’s passenger shows him a new view of the city. Ages 4 to 8.


La piñata/The Pinata by Rita Rosa Ruesga, illus. by Soledad Sebastian (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545419956) is a bilingual song collection. Ages 4 to 8.


Eric & Julieta offers Desastre en la cocina/A Mess in the Kitchen by Isabel Muñoz, illus. by Gustavo Mazali (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545355810), ages 4 to 8.

Titles in Spanish

Mi rinoceronte (My Rhinoceros) by Jon Agee (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545419932), ages 4 to 8.

Dios es bueno todo el tiempo (God Is Good All the Time) by Aleksey Ivanov, illus. by Olga Ivanov (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545456180), ages 3 to 5.

Series in Spanish

Clifford issues Clifford: La coleccion (Clifford Collection) by Norman Bridwell (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545456920), ages 3 to 5. LEGO Ninjago releases El camino del ninja (Lector) (LEGO Ninjago: Way of the Ninja) by Greg Farshtey (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545419925), ages 7 to 10. Explora tum undo (Discover More) offers Crias de animals (Animal Babies) (Sept. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545458832); and Mi cuerpo (My Body) (Sept. 1, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545458856) by Andrea Pinnington, ages 4 to 8; and Los pinguinos (Penguins) (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545458870); and Los planetas (Planets) (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545458887) by Penelope Arlon, ages 7 to 10.

Escalofrios HorrorLandia (Goosebumps Horrorland) gains Escalofrios HorrorLandia: Sonrie y muerete chillando! (Say Cheese—and Die Screaming!) by R.L. Stine (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545419970), ages 8 to 12. And Pueblo fronterizo (Border Town) debuts with Cruzar el limite (Crossing the Line) by Malin Alegria (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545419963), ages 12-up.


Bird & Squirrel on the Run by James Burks (Aug. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545312837). Bird and Squirrel outwit Cat. Ages 7 to 10.

Cardboard by Doug Tennapel (Aug. 1, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-0545418720; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545418737). When cardboard creatures come to life, a boy must save his town from disaster. Ages 10 to 14.

Drama by Raina Telgemeier (Sept. 1, hardcover, $23.99, ISBN 978-0545326988; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545326995). This graphic novel captures the onstage and offstage drama of a middle-school play. Ages 10 to 14.


Amulet continues with Prince of the Elves by Kazu Kibuishi (Sept. 1, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545208895), ages 8 to 12.


A Gold Star for Zog by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Axel Scheffler (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545417242). A classmate rescues an eager but accident-prone kid. Ages 4-8.

Tabby McTat, the Musical Cat by Julia Donaldson, illus. by Axel Scheffler (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545451680). Will a singing cat and his owner find each other after they become separated? Ages 4 to 8.

Third Grade Angels by Jerry Spinelli (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545387729) is a prequel to Fourth Grade Rats. Ages 7 to 10.

Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities by Mike Jung, illus. by Mike Maihack (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545335485). Vinnie discovers his favorite superhero is actually the girl he has a crush on. Ages 8 to 12.

Stealing Air by Trent Reedy (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545383073). The solution to three boys’ troubles may lie with the plane one of them secretly builds. Ages 8 to 12.

The Encyclopedia of Me by Karen Rivers (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545310284). While she’s grounded, Tink writes an encyclopedia of her life. Ages 10 to 14.

The Dogs of Winter by Bobbie Pyron (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545399302). A boy abandoned by his mother in Moscow is adopted by a pack of dogs. Ages 10 to 14.

The Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545385169). Indian myths come alive for a boy visiting the subcontinent. Ages 10 to 14.

Amber House by Kelly Moore, Tucker Reed, and Larkin Reed (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545434164). Sarah discovers the secrets surrounding her family’s centuries-old estate. Ages 12-up.



Rookie Read-About Geography adds Antarctica (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292761); Europe (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292792); Asia (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292778); Australia (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292785); Africa by (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292754); North America (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292808); and South America (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292815) by Rebecca Hirsch; and Longitude and Latitude (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292877); and Looking at Maps and Globes (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292884); and Map Keys (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292891) by Rebecca Olien; and Map Scales by Mary Dodson Wade (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292907), ages 3 to 6. And new Rookie Read-About Community titles by Jodie Shepherd are A Day with Doctors (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292501); A Day with Firefighters (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292518); A Day with Librarians (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292525); A Day with Mail Carriers (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292532); A Day with Paramedics (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292549); and A Day with Police Officers (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292556), ages 3 to 6.

Rookie Read-About Safety books by Lisa Herrington are Back-to-School Safety (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292693); Bicycle Safety (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292709); Car Safety (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292716); Fire Safety (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292723); Internet Safety (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292730); and Stranger Safety (Sept. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-0531292747), ages 3 to 6. And Nature’s Children offers American Bullfrogs (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254776); and Manateeso (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254806) by Katie Marsico; Bats by Jennifer Zeiger (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254752); Black Bears by Timothy Daly (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254769); Elephants by Francis Brennan (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254783); Killer Whales by Charnan Simon and Ariel Kazunas) (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254790); Parrots by Ruth Bjorklund (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254813); Pythons by Lucia Raatma (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254820); Sting Rays by Jennifer Zeiger (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254837); and Tigers by Vicky Franchino (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531254844), ages 8 to 10.

True Books: Earth Science introduces Fossils (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262504); Gemstones (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262511); Minerals (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262528); and Rocks (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262535) by Ann Squire, ages 8 to 10. New True Books: Civics titles by Sarah De Capua are Paying Taxes (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262122); Running for Public Office (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262139); Serving on a Jury (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262146); and Voting (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262153), ages 8 to 10. And True Books: Information Literacy presents Reading Maps (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262375); and Types of Maps (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262382) by Kevin Cunningham; and Understanding Charts and Graphs (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262405); and Understanding Diagrams (Sept. 1, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-0531262399) by Christine Taylor-Butler, ages 8 to 10.

Cornerstones of Freedom, Third Series gains American Capitalism by Michael Burgan (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281543); Brown V. Board of Education (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281529); The California Gold Rush (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281536); The Jamestown Colony (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281581); and The Trail of Tears (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281673) by Peter Benoit; National Intelligence by Robin Doak (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281611); The Boston Tea Party by Kevin Cunningham (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281512); The Great Depression by Melissa McDaniel (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281567); The Lewis & Clark Expedition by Teresa Domnauer (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281598); and The Oregon Trail by Mel Friedman (Sept. 1, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0531281635), ages 9 to 11. And The Ancient World releases Ancient Aztecs (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259757); and Ancient Incas (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259795) by Michael Burgan; Ancient China by Liz Sonneborn (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259764); Ancient Egypt by Nelson Yomtov and Nel Yomtov (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259771); Ancient Greece (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259788); and Ancient Rome (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259832) by Peter Benoit; Ancient India (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259801); and Ancient Mesopotamia (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259825) by Allison Lassieur; and Ancient Maya by Barbara Somervill (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-0531259818), ages 11 to 14.



Star Wars adds Star Wars: 1, 2, 3 (July 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545418782), all ages; and Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Darth Maul: Shadow Conspiracy by Jason Fry (Sept. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545470636), ages 8 to 12. Norman Bridwell’s Clifford returns in Clifford Shares (Aug. 1, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545268370), up to age 3; and Clifford Collection (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545450133), ages 3 to 5. Skip Hop issues Who’s Hiding? by Orli Zuravicky, illus. by Weldon Swanson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545459037), up to age 3. Alex Toys releases Jungle Party (July 1, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545362504); and Moody Monsters (July 1, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545362528) by Jenne Simon, ages 3 to 5. Chuggington welcomes Chugger of the Year by Gabrielle Reyes (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545419031); and Icy Escapades by Mae Marks (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545464444), ages 3 to 5. And new Dragon Readers by Ivy Silver are Dragon’s Apple-picking Day (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545200615); and Dragon Goes Ice Skating (Dec. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545200622), ages 3 to 5.

Lalaloopsy gains Friends Forever (Sept. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545462235), ages 3 to 5; and Halloween Surprise by Lauren Cecil, illus. by Jason Fruchter (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545433884); School Day! by Jenne Simon (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545403214); and Christmas Magic by Cecil (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545467568), ages 4 to 8. LEGO City gains Merry Christmas, LEGO City! (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545423960), ages 3 to 5; and Summer 2012 Reader (July 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545415552); Save This Christmas! by Rebecca McCarthy (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545457279); and Fix That Truck! by Michael Anthony Steele (Nov. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545470612), ages 4 to 8. Scooby-Doo Sticker Storybooks introduces Night at Mystery Manor by Duendes Del Sur (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545401173), ages 4 to 8. Scooby Doo stars in Big-Top Scooby Movie Reader by Sonia Sander (Aug. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545457187), ages 4 to 8; and Big-Top Scooby Junior Novel by Kate Howard (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545457170), ages 7 to 10. Tank of Terrors by Sonia Sander (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545403184) is a new Scooby-Doo Reader, ages 4 to 8. Hot Wheels presents Extreme Stunts (Reader #17) by Ace Landers (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545444637), ages 4 to 8. And joining LEGO Star Wars is Anakin to the Rescue by Ace Landers (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545470667), ages 4 to 8.

Pokémon continues with Comic Reader #1: Battle for the Bolt Badge (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545403191), ages 4 to 8; and Pokémon: Essential Handbook by Cris Silvestri (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545427715), ages 8 to 12. LEGO Ninjago releases A Ninja’s Path (Reader) (Oct. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545435932) by Tracey West, ages 5 to 8; and Snake Attack! (Chapter Book) by West (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545465182), ages 7 to 10. Scooby-Doo Mysteries debuts with Hotel of Horrors (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545386760); and The Frozen Giant (Dec. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545386777), both by Kate Howard, ages 7 to 10. NFL welcomes Superstars 2012 (Sept. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545434959); and NFL: Wideouts! (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545434942), ages 7 to 10. Power Rangers Samurai issues Official Guide by Ace Landers (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-545447478), ages 7 to 10. LEGO Hero Factory launches with Secret Mission #1: The Doom Box (Sept. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545465168); and Mission #2: Legion of Darkness by Greg Farshtey (Oct. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545465175), ages 8 to 12.


God Is Good… All the Time, illus. by Aleksey Ivanov and Olga Ivanov (Sept. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545454155) is an inspirational board book. Ages 3 to 5.



Nic Bishop adds Nic Bishop Snakes by Nic Bishop (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545206389), ages 4 to 8.


Lenny Leopard’s Jungle Hide-And-Seek by Guy Parker-Rees (Nov. 1, hardcover, $8.99, ISBN 978-1408312063). Jungle animals play hide-and-seek in this lift-the-flap, pop-up book. Ages 3 to 5.

Monster Mash by David Catrow (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545214797) is a picture book based on the 1962 song. Ages 4 to 6.

Pluto Visits Earth! by Steve Metzger, illus. by Jared D. Lee (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545249348). Pluto pays a call to Earth in this adventure tale. Ages 4 to 6.

Fiercely and Friends: The Big Something (July 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545244596); and The Sneaky Snow Fox (Nov. 1, hardcover, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545244589) by Patricia Reilly Giff, illus. by Diane Palmisciano, launch a new series about a dog and his human pals. Ages 5 to 7.


Star Wars offers A Galactic Pop-up Adventure by Matthew Reinhart (Nov. 1, hardcover, $36.99, ISBN 978-0545176163; limited edition; $300, ISBN 978-0545442466), all ages. And Rain & Fire issues Rain & Fire: A Companion to the Last Dragon Chronicles by Jay d’Lacey and Chris d’Lacey (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545414531), ages 8 to 12.


Taylor Swift: The Story of Me by Molly Hodgin (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545488600) centers on the musician. Ages 4 to 8.

Justin Bieber: Just Believe by Riley Brooks (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545494540) is a biography of the singer. Ages 7 to 10.

Tim Tebow: Always a Hero by Tim Polzer (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545485951) profiles the football player. Ages 7 to 10.

One Direction: Straight to the Top! by Riley Brooks (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545499880) focuses on the band. Ages 7 to 10.

Animal Grossapedia by Melissa Stewart (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545433488) reveals the not so cute or cuddly side of animals. Ages 7 to 10.

STAT: Standing Tall and Talented: Home Court (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545387590); and Double Team (Oct. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545387606) by Amar’e Stoudemire, illus. by Tim Jessell, launch a series inspired by the NBA player-author’s childhood. Ages 8 to 12

On Enemy Soil: Journal of James Edmond Pease, a Civil War Union Soldier by Jim Murphy (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545398879) presents a soldier’s war journal. Ages 8 to 12.

My Dog Is a Hero by Rebecca Camerena (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545495950) offers true stories about canines. Ages 8 to 12.

Goosebumps Most Wanted: Planet of the Lawn Gnomes by R.L. Stine (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545417983) launches a spinoff series to Goosebumps. Ages 8 to 12.

Sound Bender by Lin Oliver and Theo Baker (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545196932) is a supernatural adventure that spans the globe. Ages 8 to 12.

One Direction: Quiz Book by Riley Brooks (Nov. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545505451) compiles quizzes about the band. Ages 8 to 12.

100 Deadliest Things on the Planet by Anna Claybourne (Nov. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545434379) details everything from dangerous animals to natural disasters, and suggests how to survive them. Ages 8 to 12.

Scholastic Book of World Records 2013 by Jenifer Corr Morse (Nov. 1, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-0545425179) compiles the most recent facts, stats, and records. Ages 8 to 12.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2013 by James Buckley Jr. (Dec. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545425209) collects highlights of the previous year. Ages 8 to 12.

While You Were Sleeping by Steve Murrie and Matthew Murrie (Dec. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545430289). What happens around the world while we’re dreaming? Ages 8 to 12.

A True Patriot: The Journal of William Thomas Emerson, a Revolutionary War Patriot by Barry Denenberg (Dec. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545398909) shares a historical journal. Ages 10 to 14.


There Was an Old Lady offers There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose! by Lucille Colandro, illus. by Jared D. Lee (Nov. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545352239), ages 3 to 5. Scholastic Reader Level 2 introduces Spiders by Nic Bishop (Sept. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545237574), ages 4 to 8. I Survived offers I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 by Lauren Tarshis (July 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545207003), ages 7 to 10. Geronimo Stilton adds This Hotel Is Haunted! (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545341028); and The Enormouse Pearl Heist (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545341035) by Geronimo Stilton, ages 7 to 10. Lucky Stars by Phoebe Bright debuts with Wish Upon a Friend (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545419987); Wish Upon a Pet (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545419994); Wish Upon a Song (Sept. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545420006); Wish Upon a Party (Oct. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545420013); Wish Upon a Superstar (Nov. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545420020); and Wish Upon a Gift (Dec. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545420037), ages 7 to 10. And Rainbow Magic by Daisy Meadows presents three Special Editions: Selena the Sleepover Fairy (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545384766); Cheryl the Christmas Tree Fairy (Sept. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545455718); and Florence the Friendship Fairy (Dec. 1, paper, $ 6.99, ISBN 978-0545455725), ages 7 to 10.

3-D Thrillers releases Monster Trucks and Speed Machines by Paul Harrison (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545434225), ages 7 to 10. Creepella von Cacklefur reappears in Return of the Vampire: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure by Geronimo Stilton (Aug. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545393485), ages 7 to 10. Princess Fairies: Rainbow Magic Books by Daisy Meadows starts up with Hope the Happiness Fairy (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545433907); Cassidy the Costume Fairy (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545433914); Anya the Cuddly Creatures Fairy (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545433921); Elisa the Royal Adventure Fairy (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545433938); Lizzie the Sweet Treats Fairy (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545433945); Maddie the Fun and Games Fairy (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545433952); and Eva the Enchanted Ball Fairy (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545433969), ages 7 to 10. Scholastic Readers Level 3 offers Animal Superpowers by Christopher Hernandez (Aug. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545415644); and Panda Patrol by Craig Hatkoff (Nov. 1, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0545434102), ages 7 to 10. The Puppy Place by Ellen Miles welcomes Rocky (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545348362); and Cocoa (Oct. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545348355), ages 7 to 10. And joining Underworlds are Revenge of the Scorpion King (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545308335); and The Ice Dragon (Dec. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545308342) by Tony Abbott, illus. by Antonio Javier Caparo, ages 7 to 10.

Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy gains The Dragon Prophecy by Geronimo Stilton (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545393515), ages 7 to 10. Thea Stilton presents Thea Stilton and the Prince’s Emerald (Sept. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545341080); Thea Stilton Special Edition: The Journey to Atlantis (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0545440202); and Thea Stilton and the Mystery on the Orient Express (Dec. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545341059) by Thea Stilton, ages 7 to 10. Beast Quest continues with Amulet of Avantia: Stealth the Ghost Panther by Adam Blade (Oct. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545272155), ages 7 to 10. Scream Team greets The Bigfoot in the End Zone by Bill Doyle, illus. by Jared D. Lee (Oct. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0545479776), ages 7 to 10. Deltora Quest by Emily Rodda continues with Dread Mountain (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545460248); The Maze of the Beast (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545460262); The Valley of the Lost (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545460279); and Return to Del (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545460286), ages 8 to 12. And Vampires, Zombies, and Werewolves by Deborah Kespert (July 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0545387798) joins 3-D Chillers, ages 8 to 12.

Ghost Buddy introduces Mind If I Read Your Mind? by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545298834), ages 8 to 12. Goosebumps Wanted features The Haunted Mask by R.L. Stine (July 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545417938), ages 8 to 12. Sleuth or Dare adds Framed & Dangerous by Kim Harrington (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545389662), ages 8 to 12. I Am by Grace Norwich debuts with I Am Sacagawea, illus. by Anthony VanArsdale (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545405744); Albert Einstein, illus. by Ute Simon (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545405751); Helen Keller (Oct. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545447799); Martin Luther King Jr. (Dec. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545447805); and George Washington (Dec. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545484350), ages 8 to 12. And Rotten Apple launches with Mean Ghouls by Stacia Deutsch (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545398237); and Zombie Dog by Clare Hutton (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545398244), ages 8 to 12.

Confectionately Yours continues with Taking the Cake! by Lisa Papademetriou (Sept. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545222297), ages 8 to 12. Science Fair Books issues Mythbusters: Confirm or Bust! by Samantha Margles, illus. by Michael Massen (Dec. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545433976), ages 8 to 12. The Cruisers by Walter Dean Myers gains Checkmate (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0439916325); and A Star Is Born (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0439916288), ages 10 to 14. Profiles releases Freedom Heroines by Frieda Wishinsky (Dec. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545425186), ages 10 to 14. Border Town by Malin Alegria offers Quince Clash (July 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545402415); Falling Too Fast (Sept. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545402422); and No Second Chances (Nov. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545402439), ages 12-up. Bluford High gains No Way Out by Peggy Kern (Aug. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545395496), ages 12-up. And Bluford continues with Schooled by Paul Langan (Oct. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545395502); and Breaking Point by Karyn Langhorne Folan and Langan (Dec. 1, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0545395519), ages 12-up.


Choke by Diana Lopez (July 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545418225) is a novel about the disturbing “choking game” and a girl’s struggle for self-acceptance. Ages 12-up.

Skinny by Donna Cooner (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545427630). A teen battles her inner demons before and after undergoing surgery to lose weight. Ages 12-up.


Apples A to Z by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Jake Parker (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0439728089) is an alphabet book featuring the autumnal fruit. Ages 3 to 5.

Skeleton Cat by Kristyn Crow, illus. by Dan Krall (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545153850) offers a Halloween tale. Ages 4 to 8.

Capture the Flag by Kate Messner (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545395397). Three kids try to track down a missing historical American flag. Ages 8 to 12.

Graveyard Shift by Chris Westwood (July 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545399197) tells of a boy who becomes a shepherd of the dead. Ages 8 to 12.

Wings of Fire #1: The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland (July 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545349185) launches a fantasy series. Ages 8 to 12.

The Giant and How He Humbugged America by Jim Murphy (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0439691840) chronicles an American hoax. Ages 8 to 12.

The Golden Door by Emily Rodda (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545429900) launches a fantasy trilogy. Ages 8 to 12.

Legend of the Ghost Dog by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545391276) is a mystery involving a pup. Ages 8 to 12.

Just a Dog by Michael Gerard Bauer (Dec. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545374521) reveals how a pet can hold a family together. Ages 8 to 12.

The Ghost of Graylock by Dan Poblocki (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545402682). What dark secrets haunt an abandoned asylum? Ages 10 to 14.

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545325059). In this novel set in New York’s El Barrio in 1969, Evelyn learns important truths about her Latino heritage. Ages 10 to 14.

Pinned by Sharon Flake (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545057189) is a novel about a teen boy and girl tackling disabilities. Ages 10 to 14.

The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron (Sept. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545327862) offers a tale of spies, intrigue, and romance. Ages 12-up.

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Sept. 18, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0545424929). In this series launch, the daughter of the town psychic begins to see the soon-to-be-dead. Ages 12-up.

Magisterium by Jeff Hirsch (Oct. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545290180) explores a world that’s part technological paradise, part magical mystery. Ages 12-up.

Endangered by Eliot Schrefer (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545165761). A girl must save a group of bonobos—and herself—from a violent coup. Ages 12-up.

Scrivener’s Moon by Philip Reeve (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545222181) wraps up the Fever Crumb trilogy. Ages 12-up.

The Believing Game by Eireann Corrigan (Dec. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545299831) tells of a private academy, a cult leader, and a girl caught in the middle. Ages 12-up.

The Invisible World by Suzanne Weyn (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545334860). The Salem Witch Trials are the setting for a novel of romance and the supernatural. Ages 14-up.

Rootless by Chris Howard (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545387897) is an eco-thriller. Ages 14-up.


Bailey returns in Bailey at the Museum by Harry Bliss (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545233453), ages 3 to 6. Unspoken adds A Story From the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545399975), ages 4 to 8. Floors offers Below by Patrick Carman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545255202), ages 8 to 12. Chronicles of Avantia introduces Call to War by Adam Blade (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0545361569), ages 8 to 12. The Havoc by Chris Wooding (Sept. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0545160469) joins Malice, ages 8 to 12. Wolves of the Beyond welcomes Frost Wolf by Kathryn Lasky (Dec. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545093170), ages 8 to 12. Vietnam issues Free-Fire Zone by Chris Lynch (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0545270250), age 10 to 14. Frontier Magic concludes with The Far West by Patricia C. Wrede (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545033442), ages 12-up. The Book of Tormod concludes with A Templar’s Destiny by Kat Black (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545056779), ages 12-up. And Bar Code releases The Bar Code Prophecy by Suzanne Weyn (Nov. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545425292), ages 12-up.


Super Grammar by Tony Preciado, illus. by Rhode Montijo (Sept. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0545425155) is an introduction to grammar. Ages 7 to 10.

Tales of Famous Animals by Peter Roop, illus. by Connie Roop (Dec. 1, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0545430296) spotlights renowned critters. Ages 7 to 10.

Scholastic Pocket Dictionary of Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms (July 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0545426671) features a new cover and interior design. Ages 8 to 12.

Scholastic Almanac for Kids 2013 (Sept. 1, paper, $13.99, ISBN 978-0545447829) is an updated edition of this reference. Ages 8 to 12.


Scholastic Discover More releases Bugs (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545365741); and Dinosaurs (Oct. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0545365727) by Penelope Arlon, ages 4 to 8.


(IPG, dist.)

W Is for Wapiti!: An Alphabet Songbook by Christiane Duchesne, Paul Kunigis, Karen Young, and Glen Bowser, illus. by Genevieve Côté (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163833) presents songs celebrating each letter. Ages 3 to 5.

Songs in the Shade of the Olive Tree: Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from the Maghreb by Hafida Favret, Magdeleine Lerasle, and Paul Mindy, illus. by Nathalie Novi (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-2923163840) collects songs from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Ages 3 to 5.


(Random House, dist.)

The Story of the Blue Planet by Andri Snaer Magnason, trans. by Julian Meldon D’Arcy, illus. by Aslaug Jonsdottir (Oct. 23, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1609804282) centers on two friends who live on a planet where there are no adults. Ages 8 to 12.

Trevor by James Lecesne (Aug. 14, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1609804206). This novel about love and loss delivers an anti-bullying message. Ages 11 to 15.

A Different Mirror for Young People: A Young People’s History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki and Rebecca Stefoff (Aug. 7, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-1609804169) adapts an earlier book on ethnic history and diversity for younger readers. Ages 11 to 15.

Do You Dream in Color? Insights from a Girl Without Sight by Laurie Rubin (Oct. 23, paper, $18.95, ISBN 978-1609804244) is the memoir of blind mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin. Ages 12 to 18.



Candy Shop War adds The Arcade Catastrophe by Brandon Mull (Oct. 23, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1609071790), ages 8-up.


(Tuttle, dist.)

The Little Monkey King’s Journey: Retold in English and Chinese, trans. by Yijin Wert, illus. by Li Jian (Sept. 20, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1602209817). Can a mischievous primate save the Monkey King after he’s injured in an accident? Ages 4 to 8.


I’m Bored by Michael Ian Black, illus. by Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442414037). When a little girl complains of being bored, a potato accuses her of being boring—so she sets out to prove it wrong. Ages 3 to 8.

Nightsong by Ari Berk, illus. by Loren Long (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416978862). A young bat goes off into the world. Ages 4 to 8.

Waking Dragons by Jane Yolen, illus. by Derek Anderson (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416990321). A king must get two sleepy dragons ready for school. Ages 4 to 8.

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand, illus. by Sarah Watts (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442917) is a dark tale about a children’s home. Ages 10-up.

UnWholly by Neal Shusterman (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442423664) is a sequel to Unwind. Ages 12-up.

Game Changer by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0689873805). A teen athlete questions reality after a mysterious injury. Ages 12-up.

A Certain October by Angela Johnson (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0689865053) is a novel about surviving the unimaginable. Ages 14-up.

Embers & Echoes by Karsten Knight (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442450301) is the sequel to Wildefire. Ages 14-up.

I Swear by Lane Davis (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442435063) explores the question of who is to blame when bullying leads to suicide. Ages 14-up.

Rage Within by Jeyn Roberts (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442423541) is a follow-up to Dark Inside. Ages 14-up.

Burn for Burn by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442440753) launches a trilogy about three revenge-minded girls in an idyllic beach town. Ages 14-up.

The Blessed by Tonya Hurley (Sept. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442429512) opens a trilogy about three girls who meet a boy who thinks he’s a saint. Ages 14-up.

The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (Oct. 23, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442421790) is a sequel to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer. Ages 14-up.

Lovely, Dark and Deep by Amy McNamara (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442434356) is a novel about retreating from—and rejoining—the world after losing everything. Ages 14-up.


George and the Big Bang by Stephen Hawking and Lucy Hawking, illus. by Garry Parsons, is the latest in the George series (Aug. 28, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1442440050), ages 8 to 12. Missing continues with Caught by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416989820, ages 8 to 12. Brixton Brothers welcomes Danger Goes Berserk by Mac Barnett, illus. by Matthew Myers (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442439771), ages 8 to 12. Neil Flambé Capers adds Neil Flambé and the Tokyo Treasure by Kevin Sylvester (Oct. 16, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442442887), ages 8 to 12. U-Ventures gains The Forbidden Castle by Edward Packard, illus. by Drew Willis (Nov. 13, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442434288), ages 8 to 12. Joining Hunter Chronicles is The Legend Thief by E.J. Patten, illus. by John Rocco (Dec. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442420359), ages 8 to 12. The Mother-Daughter Book Clubs introduces Wish You Were Eyre by Heather Vogel Frederick (Sept. 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442430648), ages 9 to 14. The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica issues The Dragons of Winter by James A. Owen (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442412231), ages 12-up. Rot & Ruin adds Flesh & Bone by Jonathan Maberry (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442439894), ages 12-up. Poison Princess by Kresley Cole (Oct. 2, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1442436640) joins The Arcana Chronicles, ages 14-up. And the Hush, Hush Saga concludes with Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick (Oct. 23, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1442426672, ages 14-up.


I Loathe You by David Slonim (Dec. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442422445) puts a monsterly, tongue-in-cheek spin on parental love. Ages 4 to 7.

One Dream, One Direction by Ellen Bailey (July 31, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442473089). This book for fans of the band One Direction features photos. Ages 8 to 12.

Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442445932). A telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her new world before the wrong person finds the answer. Ages 8 to 12.

Hollow Earth by John Barrowman and Carole E. Barrowman (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442458529). Imagination matters most in a world where art can keep monsters trapped—or set them free. Ages 8 to 12.

Stealing Popular by Trudi Trueit (Sept. 4, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442441545). In this Robin Hood-themed tale, Coco brings justice to her school’s social scene. Ages 9 to 13.

Dead City by James Ponti (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442441293) is a paranormal adventure featuring zombies. Ages 9 to 13.

Fire in the Streets by Kekla Magoon (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442422308) is a companion to The Rock and the River. Ages 9 to 14.


Mermaid Tales offers A Whale of a Tale by Debbie Dadey, illus. by Tatevik Avakyan (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442453180; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442429840), ages 6 to 9. The Pumpkin Patch Puzzle by Carolyn Keene, illus. by Macky Pamintuan (Sept. 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1416994657) joins Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, ages 6 to 9. The Hardy Boys: Secret Files presents A Rockin’ Mystery by Franklin W. Dixon, illus. by Scott Burroughs (Oct. 16, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442416710), ages 6 to 9. Heroes in Training releases Poseidon and the Sea of Fury by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams, illus. by Craig Phillips (Dec. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457980; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442452657), ages 6 to 9. And Candy Fairies by Helen Perelman, illus. by Erica-Jane Waters, welcomes Chocolate Dreams (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457751); Rainbow Swirl (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457768); and Double Dip (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442459724; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442422193), ages 7 to 10.

Goddess Girls by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams welcomes Athena the Brain (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457652); Persephone the Phony (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457522); and Pandora the Curious (Dec. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442459755; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442449350, age 8 to 12. Joining Clubhouse Mysteries is Stars and Sparks on Stage (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442454590; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442454576), ages 8 to 12. The Unwanteds issues Island of Silence by Lisa McMann (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442407718, ages 8 to 12. Masquerade by Jessica Burkhart (Sept. 11, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442436558) is new to Canterwood Crest, ages 9 to 13. Dork Diaries by Rachel Renée Russell gains Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All (Oct. 2, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-1442449619); and The Dork Diaries Set: Dork Diaries Books 1, 2, 3, 3 1/2, 4, and 5 (Oct. 30, hardcover, $83.99, ISBN 978-1442464834), ages 9 to 13. And Commercial Breaks adds Dramatic Pause by P.G. Kain (Nov. 27, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1416997887), ages 9 to 14.


Itsy Bitsy Spider by Richard Egielski (Sept. 25, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416998952) offers a pop-up version of the song. Ages 3 to 6.

Owly & Wormy, Bright Lights and Starry Nights by Andy Runton (Nov. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416957751). In this wordless picture book, two stargazing friends discover it’s fine to be frightened, but better to be brave. Ages 3 to 7.

Santa from Cincinnati by Judi Barrett, illus. by Kevin Hawkes (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442429932) provides a holiday backstory. Ages 4 to 8.

Who Built the Stable? A Nativity Poem by Ashley Bryan (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442409347). Who built the stable where Jesus was born? Ages 4 to 8.

Violet Mackerel’s Brilliant Plot by Anna Branford, illus. by Elanna Allen (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442435858; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442435865) introduces a heroine with a zest for life. Ages 6 to 10.

The Boo! Book by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer, illus. by Nicoletta Ceccoli (Aug. 7, hardcover,17.99, ISBN 978-1416935131) features a ghost who rearranges words, flips pictures, and figures in a surprise ending. Ages 4 to 8.

Lulu Walks the Dogs by Judith Viorst, illus. by Lane Smith (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442435797) is a companion to Lulu and the Brontosaurus. Ages 6 to 10.

The Second Life of Abigail Walker by Frances O’Roark Dowell (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442405936). A bullied girl tries to rise above the taunting. Ages 8 to 12.

Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442402041) continues the trilogy that began with Nevermore. Ages 12-up.

The Islands of the Blessed by Nancy Farmer (Oct. 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1416907381) wraps up the Sea of Trolls trilogy. Ages 12-up.

My Beautiful Failure by Janet Ruth Young (Nov. 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416954897). A boy volunteering at a suicide hotline falls for a troubled caller. Ages 12-up.


Olivia returns in Olivia and the Fairy Princesses by Ian Falconer (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442450271), ages 3 to 7. The Guardians of Childhood welcomes The Sandman: The Story of Sanderson Mansnoozie by William Joyce (Oct. 2, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442430426), ages 4 to 8. Joining The Guardians by William Joyce is Toothiana: Queen of the Tooth Fairy Armies (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442430525), ages 7 to 11. Amelia Rules! issues Her Permanent Record by Jimmy Gownley (Aug. 28, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1416986157; paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1416986140), ages 7 to 12. And Scribner Classics gains Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, illus. by N.C. Wyeth (Oct. 23, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1442474444), ages 10 to 14; and Watership Down by Richard Adams, illus. by Aldo Galli (Oct. 23, hardcover, $29.99, ISBN 978-1442444058), ages 10-up.


Noni the Pony by Alison Lester (Oct. 30, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442459595) introduces the title character and her friends on the farm. Ages 2 to 5.

Let’s Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy by Jan Thomas (Sept. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442442764) stars a cowpoke who croons to his herd before bed. Ages 3 to 5.

Mice by Rose Fyleman, illus. by Lois Ehlert (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442456846) is a nighttime cat-and-mouse adventure. Ages 3 to 5.

underGROUND by Denise Fleming (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442458826) focuses on the creatures that live below the earth. Ages 3 to 7.

Tell Me About Your Day Today by Mem Fox, illus. by Lauren Stringer (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1416990062). At bedtime, a boy shares the events of his day with his stuffed animals. Ages 4 to 6.

Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442422476). Two dogs encounter unexpected change. Ages 4 to 8.

Shiver Me Timbers! Pirate Poems & Paintings by Douglas Florian, illus. by Robert Neubecker (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442413214) rounds up 19 swashbuckling poems. Ages 6-up.

Sophia’s War: A Tale of the Revolution by Avi (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442414419) offers a Revolutionary War adventure. Ages 8 to 12.


So, You Want to Be a Comic Book Artist?: The Ultimate Guide on How to Break Into Comics! by Philip Amara (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-582703589; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582703572) explains how to create and publish sequential art. Ages 8 to 12.

Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Anne Frank to Natalie Portman by Michelle Roehm McCann and Amelie Welden, illus. by David Hahn (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1582703619; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582703022) is an updated edition of this collection of profiles of influential women. Ages 8 to 12.

Boys Who Rocked the World: Heroes from King Tut to Shaun White by Michelle Roehm McCann, illus. by David Hahn (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1582703626; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1582703312) compiles stories of inspirational young men. Ages 9-up.


The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher (Jan. 8, paper, $11, ISBN 978-1451695168). Lizzie wasn’t the first student at her high school to kill herself, and she didn’t go quietly. Ages 14-up.


Series in Spanish

Oliviay el regalo de Navidad (Olivia and the Christmas Present) by Farrah McDoogle, trans. by Alexis Romay, illus. by Shane Johnson (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442465688) is a new Olivia TV Tie-in book, ages 3 to 7.


Zolocolor! Christmas Doodling by Byron Glaser and Sandra Higashi (Oct. 2, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442445925) is a holiday-themed doodle book. All ages.

Christmas Parade by Sandra Boynton (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442468139) offers a holiday story. Ages 3 to 6.

There’s a Dinosaur in My Soup! by William Boniface, illus. by Kyle Poling (Sept. 11, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442446106) is an interactive book with 60 play pieces. Ages 4 to 6.


Captain Awesome is back in Captain Awesome, Soccer Star (Aug. 28, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442443327; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442443310); and Captain Awesome Saves the Winter Wonderland (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442443358; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442443341) by Stan Kirby, illus. by George O’Connor, ages 5 to 7. And Heidi Heckelbeck returns in Heidi Heckelbeck Gets Glasses (Sept. 11, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442441729; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442441712); and Heidi Heckelbeck and the Secret Admirer (Dec. 18, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1442441750; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1442441743) by Wanda Coven, illus. by Priscilla Burris, ages 5 to 7.


Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson, illus. by Jane Chapman (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416958567). Bear shares a gift in this celebration of family and friendship. Ages 3 to 7.

Katerina’s Wish by Jeannie Mobley (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442433434). An immigrant girl discovers that hard work and determination can make dreams come true. Ages 8 to 12.

The Prairie Thief by Melissa Wiley, illus. by Erwin Madrid (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442440562). This story of life on the prairie has a fantastical twist. Ages 8 to 12.

Darkbeast by Morgan Keyes (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442442054). A girl’s love for her raven may put her life in jeopardy. Ages 10 to 14.

Vessel by Sarah Beth Durst (Sept. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442423763). A teen must defy the gods to save her tribe. Ages 12-up.

Tilt by Ellen Hopkins (Sept. 11, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1416983309). Love in all its forms has consequences for three teens. Ages 14-up.


Dust Lands adds Rebel Heart by Moira Young (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442430006), ages 14-up.


If I Lie by Corrine Jackson (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442454132) explores the gray area between truth and perception. Ages 14-up.

The Dark Light by Sara Walsh (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442434554). In this fantasy, Mia is torn between two guys—and two worlds. Ages 14-up.

34 Pieces of You by Carmen Rodrigues (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442439061) reveals the mystery surrounding a girl’s fatal overdose. Ages 14-up.

Forget Me Not by Carolee Dean (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442432543) tells of a girl caught between life and death, and the boy determined to save her. Ages 14-up.

Live Through This by Mindi Scott (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442440593; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442440609). A girl who’s been keeping secrets is on the verge of seeing them unravel. Ages 14-up.

The Space Between Us by Jessica Martinez (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442420557) is the story of two sisters and the secret that could tear them apart. Ages 14-up.

Out of Reach by Carrie Arcos (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442440531). A teen searches for her missing addict brother while confronting her own secrets. Ages 14-up.

Touching the Surface by Kimberly Sabatini (Oct. 30, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442440029) is a paranormal novel involving the afterlife. Ages 14-up.

Witch World by Christopher Pike (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442430280). This suspense novel features witches. Ages 14-up.

Never Let You Go by Emma Carlson Berne (Dec. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442440173) reveals a love triangle that goes horribly wrong. Ages 14-up.

The Almost Truth by Eileen Cook (Dec. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442440197) centers on a teenage con artist who may be in over her head. Ages 14-up.


Cherub introduces Divine Madness by Robert Muchamore (Oct. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416999447), ages 12-up. Pathfinder continues with Ruins by Orson Scott Card (Oct. 30, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1416991779), ages 12-up. Crusade concludes with Vanquished by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguié (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1416998068; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1416998075), ages 14-up. And Fury adds Envy by Elizabeth Miles (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442422216), ages 14-up.


Mythic Oracle: Wisdom of the Ancient Greek Pantheon by Carisa Mellado, illus. by Michele-lee Phelan (Sept. 4, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1582703251) draws from Greek mythology to offer guidance in matters of love, creativity, and family. Ages 12-up.



New Smurfs Classics by Peyo are Find the 100 Smurfs! (Oct. 2, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442453500), ages 2 to 7; Marry Me, Smurfette! (Nov. 27, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442459113), ages 4 to 8; and The Thankful Smurf (Sept. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442452923, ages 4-up. Olivia TV Tie-ins adds Olivia Dances for Joy by Natalie Shaw, illus. by Patrick Spaziante (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442452572), ages 3 to 6; Olivia and the Puppy Wedding by Tina Gallo, illus. by Spaziante (Aug. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442453159), ages 3 to 7; and Olivia Builds a House (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442453234, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442453227); and Olivia Counts Down to Christmas (Oct. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442457478) by Maggie Testa, illus. by Shane Johnson, ages 4 to 6. And Yo Gabba Gabba! issues Dance with Brobee! by Brooke Lindner (Aug. 28, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-14424544530); and Foofa’s Happy Book by Irene Kilpatrick (Aug. 28, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442454446), ages 2 to 6; and Everyone Is Different: Why Being Different Is Great! by Kara McMahon (Aug. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442454439, ages 3 to 7.

Rise of the Guardians releases Guide to the Guardians by Maggie Testa (Oct. 2, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1442452619), ages 3 to 7; and Made in the North Pole by Natalie Shaw (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442452909); and The Story of Jack Frost by Farrah McDoogle and Bonnie Navarro, illus. by Larry Navarro (Oct. 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442453050), ages 4 to 8; Jamie to the Rescue! by Tina Gallo, illus. by Justin Gerard and Charles Grosvenor (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442452602; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442452596), ages 5 to 7; and Rise of the Guardians Junior Novelization by Stacia Deutsch (Oct. 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1442430754), ages 8 to 12. ZooBorns offers I Love You, ZooBorns! by Andrew Bleiman, illus. by Chris Eastland (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442443792; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442443808), ages 4 to 6. And Robin Hill School welcomes Secret Santa by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Mike Gordon (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442436497; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442436480), ages 4 to 6.

New Ready-to-Reads are Inch and Roly Make a Wish by Melissa Wiley, illus. by Ag Jatkowska (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442452770; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442452763); Katy Duck Meets the Babysitter by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illus. by Henry Cole (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442452428; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442452411); and A Snowy Day in Bugland! by David A. Carter (Oct. 2, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442438958, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442438941), ages 4 to 6; and Justin and the Bully by Tony Dungy and Lauren Dungy, illus. by Vanessa Brantley Newton (Dec. 18, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442457195; paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442457188), ages 5 to 7. Annie and Snowball are back in Annie and Snowball and the Grandmother Night by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Suçie Stevenson (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416972037), ages 5 to 7. And Club CSI gains The Case of the Ruined Ram by David Lewman (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442446724; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442433977), ages 8 to 12.

Dear Know-It-All presents A Level Playing Field (Sept. 25, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442453845; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442453265); and Old Story, New Twist (Nov. 13, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442453852; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442453289) by Rachel Wise, ages 8 to 12. Saranormal by Phoebe Rivers continues with Spirits of the Season (Oct. 2, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442452237); and Moment of Truth (Dec. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442461277; paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442461253), ages 8 to 12. Joining Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon are Mia’s Boiling Point (Oct. 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442453968); and Emma, Smile and Say “Cupcake!” (Dec. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442453982), ages 8 to 12. And You’re Invited to a Creepover by P.J. Night greets It’s All Downhill from Here (Oct. 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442452855); and Don’t Drink the Punch! (Dec. 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442452879), ages 8 to 12.



Dora the Explorer stars in Count with Dora! by Phoebe Beinstein (Aug. 28, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442458062); and Dora’s Opposites/Opuestos deDora by Beinstein, illus. by Robert Roper (Aug. 28, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1442458055}, ages 1 to 4; and Dora’s Christmas Carol by Christine Ricci, illus. by Roper (Oct. 2, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442458048), ages 3 to 7. And SpongeBob SquarePants adds Hands Off My Toy! by David Lewman, illus. by C.H. Greenblatt and William Reiss (Aug. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442459069); and The Amazing SpongeBobini by Steven Banks, illus. by Heather Martinez (Aug. 28, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1442459052), ages 5 to 8.



Winx adds Winx Club, Vol. 1 (July 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1421541594); and Mameshiba offers How to Be the Best Friend Ever (Aug. 7, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1421543192), ages 4 to 8; and We Could Be Heroes by James Turner, illus. by Jorge Monlongo (July 3, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1421541280), ages 8 to 12.


That’s What I’d Do by Jewel, illus. by Amy June Bates (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442458130) is a book and CD package celebrating mother-child love. Ages 1 to 6.

Sniff! by Matthew Van Fleet (Aug. 28, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1442460508) spotlights noses of all sizes and shapes. Ages 2 to 6.

Ballerina Rosie by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, illus. by Diane Goode (Aug. 28, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442430662). With hard work, Rosie rises to the top of her ballet class. Ages 4 to 8.

My Little Blue Robot by Stephen T. Johnson (Aug. 28, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1442454163) includes a build-it-yourself robot. Ages 4 to 8.

Laugh-Out-Loud Baby by Tony Johnston, illus. by Stephen Gammell (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442413801) pays tribute to a child’s laughter. Ages 4 to 8.

Spike, the Mixed-up Monster by Susan Hood, illus. by Melissa Sweet (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442406018). A salamander discovers that frightening others is not the best way to make friends. Ages 4 to 8.

Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story by Mark Kelly, illus. by C.F. Payne (Oct. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1442458246) shows the power of the small. Ages 4 to 8.

The Perfect Hug by Joanna Walsh, illus. by Judi Abbot (Dec. 18, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1442466067) is a follow-up to The Biggest Kiss. Ages 4 to 8.

The Power of Poppy Pendle by Natasha Lowe (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1442446793). Poppy inherited magical powers, but she’d rather be a baker. Ages 8 to 12.

Poison by Molly Cochran (Dec. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1442450509) is the sequel to Legacy. Ages 14-up.


Kickoff adds End Zone by Tiki Barber, Ronde Barber, and Paul Mantell (Aug. 28, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1416990970), ages 8 to 12.


(Ingram, dist.)

The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson, illus. by Julie Morstad (Aug. 15, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1897476482) illustrates this poem. Ages 1 to 3.

Everyone Eats by Julia Kuo (Sept. 15, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1897476741) features animals and healthy foods. Ages 1 to 3.

Monkey World ABC by Matthew Porter (Oct. 15, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018071) is an alphabet book starring mischievous monkeys. Ages 1 to 3.

Lily Loves by Kai Luftner, illus. by Judith Drews (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476949). Lily inspires children to love themselves for who they are. Ages 3 to 7.

The Yoga Game by Kathy Beliveau, illus. by Farida Zaman (Aug. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1897476727) is a riddle book introducing yoga. Ages 3 to 7.

Wazzyjump by Michael Moniz (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476581). A lion and fox want to steal a magical rabbit’s powers. Ages 4 to 8.

When I Was Small by Sara O’Leary, illus. by Julie Morstad (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476383) is a sequel to When You Were Small and Where You Came From. Ages 4 to 8.

The Wild Berries by Julie Flett (Sept. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476895) celebrates the tradition of berry picking. Ages 4 to 8.

Bella’s Blessings by Brenda Stokes, illus. by Trisha DesRosiers (Sept. 15, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1897476611). The title character gains the confidence to believe in herself. Ages 4 to 8.

Gulf Islands Alphabet by Bronwyn Preece, illus. by Alex Walton (Aug. 15, hardcover, $17.95; 987-1897476291) spotlights British Columbia’s Gulf Islands. Ages 4 to 8.


Simply Small welcomes Zingy (Sept. 15, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1897476758); and Pippy by Paola Opal (Oct. 15, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1897476925), ages 1 to 3. And Cozy Classics adds Moby Dick (Nov. 15, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018118); and Pride and Prejudice (Nov. 15, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1927018125) by Holman Wang and Jack Wang, ages 1 to 3.


Smudge’s Mark by Claudia Osmond (Oct. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1897476789). A teen must remember who he is in time to save a magical realm from a deadly curse. Ages 8 to 12.

Under the Mound by Cynthia Heinrichs (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1897476628). A boy journeys to the edge of his world to take on fate. Ages 11 to 18.


(Norton, dist.)

Count the Sheep to Sleep by Philippa Rae, illus. by Stéphanie Röhr (July 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616086602) is a bedtime counting tale. Ages 2 to 5.

Baby Farm Animals by Sandra Grimm, illus. by Julie Sodré (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616086541). This introduction to farm animals features flaps. Ages 3 to 6.

Ellis Goes to the Doctor by Siri Reuterstrand, illus. by Jenny Wik (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616086626) recounts a child’s visit to the physician. Ages 3 to 6.

Ellis Is Scared of the Dark by Siri Reuterstrand, illus. by Jenny Wik (Aug. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616086671). Ellis learns that sleepovers can be fun. Ages 3 to 6.

Mama, I Can’t Sleep by Brigitte Raab, illus. by Manuela Olten (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616089658). What’s the best way to sleep: upside down, on one leg, or in one’s own bed? Ages 3 to 5.

Monster Hunter by Justin LaRocca Hansen (Oct. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616089689). It takes the right tools to fight monsters. Ages 3 to 6.

The Christmas Story: The Brick Bible for Kids by Brendan Powell Smith (Nov. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1620871737) illustrates the Nativity story with LEGO characters. Ages 3 to 6.

Welcome to Cuckooville by Susan Chandler, illus. by Delphine Durand (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616086657) is a story about diversity and acceptance. Ages 4 to 8.

Anthony Best: A Picture Book About Asperger’s by Davene Fahy, illus. by Carol Inouye (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616089610). A boy with Asperger’s has a special talent. Ages 4 to 8.

Marathon Mouse by Amy Dixon, illus. by Sam Denlinger (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616089665). Preston sets out to prove that mice can run great distances. Ages 4 to 8.

My New Granny by Elisabeth Steinkellner, illus. by Michael Roher (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1620872239) is a story about understanding and accepting a grandparent with Alzheimer’s. Ages 4 to 8.

The Peanut Pickle: A Story About Peanut Allergy by Jessica Jacobs, illus. by Jacquelyn Roslyn (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1616086725) aims to help children cope with food issues. Ages 4 to 8.

Hardlucky: The Story of a Boy Who Learns How to Think Before He Acts by Miriam Chaikin, illus. by Gabriel Lisowski (Nov. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616089634). Can a boy’s bad luck be changed? Ages 5 to 7.

David’s World: A Picture Book About Living with Autism by Dagmar Mueller, illus. by Verena Ballhaus (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616089627). A boy begins to see his autistic sibling as special, and not just different. Ages 5 to 8.

Mimi and Maty to the Rescue!: Book 1: Roger the Rat Is on the Loose! by Brooke Smith, illus. by Alli Arnold (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620872529) launches a series about a girl and a dog who rescue animals in need. Ages 6 to 9.

Mr. Big: A Tale of Pond Life by Carol Dembicki and Matt Dembicki (Sept. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1616089672) is a graphic novel about ecosystems. Ages 7 to 10.

The Adopted Room by Antonia Michaelis (Oct. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1616089603) is the story of a secret room, a family in mourning, and a boy who can help ease the grief. Ages 8 to 10.

The Stories of the Mona Lisa: An Imaginary Museum Tale About the History of Modern Art by Piotr Barsony (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1620872284) examines modern painting through the renowned artwork. Ages 8 to 11.

Ghost Doll and Jasper: A Graphic Novel by Fiona McDonald (Nov. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1620871744) is a story about friendship and acceptance. Ages 9 to 12.


It’s Fun to Draw adds It’s Fun to Draw Farm Animals (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1616086695); and It’s Fun to Draw Princesses and Ballerinas (Aug. 1, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1616086718) by Mark Bergin, ages 4 to 8. And Tara Duncan returns in Tara Duncan and the Forbidden Book by Princess Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian, trans. by William Rodarmor (Jan. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1616089696), ages 9 to 12.


Smudge and the Book of Mistakes: A Christmas Story by Gloria Whelan, illus. by Stephen Costanza (Aug. 1, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1585364831). During the Middle Ages, a clumsy Irish monk helps to illustrate the Christmas story. All ages.

Scout by Gordon McMillian (Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1585367979). A dog makes new friends while searching for his missing ball. Ages 4 to 6.

Delia’s Dull Day: An Incredibly Boring Story by Andy Myer (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1585368044). A girl who thinks her life is dull doesn’t realize that amazing things are happening around her. Ages 6 to 10.

No Year of the Cat by Mary Dodson Wade (Dec. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1585367856) retells the folktale about naming the years of the Chinese calendar. Ages 6 to 10.

Quilt Walk by Sandra Dallas (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1585368006). In 1863, a girl and her family travels the Overland Trail from Illinois to Colorado. Ages 9-up.


Stella Batts returns in Pardon Me by Courtney Sheinmel (July 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1585361939), ages 7-up. Likes to Say issues Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo by Denise Brennan-Nelson, illus. by Tim Bowers (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1585368020), ages 6 to 10. And I,Q continues with Kitty Hawk by Roland Smith (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-1585366057), ages 10-up.


(Perseus, dist.)

Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader by Cassandra Clare (Jan. 29, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1937856229) is a guide to the world of Clare’s Mortal Instruments series. Ages 12-up.

The Panem Companion: An Unofficial Guide to Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games, From Mellark Bakery to Mockingjays by V. Arrow (Dec. 4, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1937856205) offers a guide to the Hunger Games series. Ages 12-up.


Who I Kissed by Janet Gurtler (Oct. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402270543). After Samantha eats a snack at the party and kisses a boy, he dies in her arms. Ages 12-up.

Lies That Bind: The Liar Society by Laura Roecker and Lisa Roecker (Dec. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402270246). In a fortune cookie, Kate finds a message from her best friend—whom she’d believed is dead. Ages 12-up.

Send by Patty Blount (Aug. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402273377). A boy with a secret finds he can’t hide at his new school. Ages 13-up.

Stealing Parker by Miranda Kenneally (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402271878) is a sequel to Catching Jordan. Ages 13-up.

Fangirl by Laurie Boyle Crompton (Jan. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402273438). Blaze finally gets Mark’s attention when her friend texts him a provocative photo of her. Ages 13-up.


Dreaming Anastasia adds Anastasia Forever by Joy Preble (Aug. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402268755), ages 12-up. Magic Most Foul presents Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart by Leanna Renee Hieber (Nov. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402262036), ages 12-up. Embrace continues with Entice by Jessica Shirvington (Sept. 1, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402268434), ages 13-up. And Vicious Deep releases Savage Blue by Zoraida Cordova (Jan. 1, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402265136), ages 13-up.


Bit of Applause for Mrs. Claus by Jeannie Schick-Jacobowitz, Susie Schick-Pierce, and Muffin Drake-Policastro, illus. by Wendy Walin Malinow (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1402270857) is a picture-book edition of this tale. Ages 4 to 8.

How Does Sleep Come? by Jeanne Blackmore, illus. by Elizabeth Sayles (Sept. 1; hardcover; $16.99, ISBN 978-1402271052) offers a bedtime story. Ages 4 to 8.

Linnea in Monet’s Garden by Christina Björk, trans. by Joan Sandin, illus. by Lena Anderson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1402277290) is a 25th anniversary edition of this book. Ages 4 to 8.

Tilly’s Moonlight Garden by Julia Green (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1402277306). After moving into an old house, Tilly follows a fox to a secret garden. Ages 9 to 12.

Greatest Moments in Sports: Upsets and Underdogs by Len Berman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1402272264) recounts unexpected sports milestones. Ages 9 to 12.

Mira’s Diary: Lost in Paris by Marissa Moss (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1402266065). In this time-travel tale, Mira searches for her missing mother. Ages 9 to 12.

Samantha Sutton and the Labyrinth of Lies by Jordan Jacobs (Oct. 1, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1402275609). Samantha accompanies her uncle to an archeological dig in Peru. Ages 9 to 12.

The Unofficial Narnia Cookbook: From Turkish Delight to Gooseberry Fool—Over 150 Recipes Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia by Dinah Bucholz (Nov. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1402266416) compiles recipes for the delicacies in C.S. Lewis’s series. Ages 9 to 12.


Santa Is Coming to… offers 20 titles by Steve Smallman, illus. by Robert Dunn, including Santa Is Coming to Arizona (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402275456); Santa Is Coming to Chicago (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402275098); Santa Is Coming to New England (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402275517); and Santa Is Coming to the Rockies (Oct. 1, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1402275937), ages 4 to 8. Bindi Wildlife Adventures by Bindi Irwin and Chris Kunz releases Croc Capers (Aug. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1402273735), ages 7 to 10. Horrid Henry reappears in Horrid Henry’s Monster Movie by Francesca Simon (Sept. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1402277375), ages 7 to 10. The Cupcake Club serves up Recipe for Trouble by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk (Oct. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402264528), ages 9 to 12. Joining Pony Whisperer is Stables S.O.S. by Janet Rising (Dec. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1402239571), ages 9 to 12. And Undertakers addsQueen of the Dead by Ty Drago (Oct. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1402275579), ages 10 to 13.


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Amarok by Angela Townsend (Nov. 20, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053222). After moving to an Alaska town, Emma attempts to escape from her abusive stepfather. Ages 13 to 18.

Cursed by Jennifer Armentrout (Sept. 18, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-0983157274). Ember comes back to life after a fatal car accident, but anything she touches dies. Ages 14 to 18.


Ganzfield Novels adds Minder by Kate Kaynak (Sept. 3, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053062), ages 14 to 18. Deity by Jennifer Armentrout (Nov. 6, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1937053147) joins Covenant Novels, ages 14 to 18. And Armentrout’s Covenant Novellas issues Elixir (Nov. 27, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1937053413), ages 14 to 18.


Always By My Side by Susan Kerner, illus. by Ian Haywood (Sept. 25, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1595723369; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1595723376) teaches children that a father’s love is always with them, even if he no longer is. Ages 5 to 8.

Muddled-up Farm by Mike Dumbleton, illus. by Jobi Murphy (Aug. 15, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-1595726308; paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1595726315) invites readers to a strange farm where cows “meow” and cats “oink.” Ages 3 to 7.

Babies On the Go! by Debby Slier (Aug.15, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1595721730). Babies explore their world,whether in a stroller, a car seat, or riding on Dad’s shoulders. Ages 1 to 3. Also available: ¡En marcha, bebés!/ Babies on the Go! by Debby Slier (Aug. 15, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1595726346. Spanish/English edition).

Loving Me by Debby Slier (Aug. 15, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1595723345) features a multi-generational Native American family. Ages 1 to 3.

My First Words OUTSIDE by Amy Geller (Aug.15, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1595723321). This photo-filled book teaches outdoor-oriented. Ages 1 to 3. Also available: Mis primeras palabras AFUERA/ My First Words OUTSIDE by Amy Geller (Aug. 15, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1595723338, Spanish/English edition).

Who Lives Here? Forest by Kathleen Rizzi (Aug. 15, board book, $5,95. ISBN 978-1595723543) is a lift-the-flap book that shows where small forest animals make their homes. Ages 2 to 4. Also available: ¿Quién vive aquí? Bosque/ Who Lives Here? Forest by Kathleen Rizzi (Aug. 15, board book, $5,95, ISBN 978-1595723550, Spanish/English edition).

Bé Ba Lô/ Backpack Baby by Miriam Cohen (Aug. 15, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1595726322, Vietnamese/ English edition). In this bilingual book, a child gets a new sibling. Ages 1 to 2.

Cua To!/ Mine! by Miriam Cohen (Aug. 15, board book, $5.95. ISBN 978-1595726339, Vietnamese/ English edition). Backpack Baby claims everything as his own, from a dinosaur to his Daddy. Ages 1 to 2.

Doc sách cho con/ Read to Me! by Judy Moreillon, illus. by Kyra Teis (Aug. 15, board book, $5.95, ISBN 978-1595724267, Vietnamese/English edition). This gentle rhyme is illustrated with multi-cultural images. Ages up to 3.


Journal of a Schoolyard Bully: Cyberbully by Farley Katz (Sept. 4, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0312606589). After returning from bully rehab, Niko finds that the tables are turned. Ages 8 to 13.

Wake by Amanda Hocking (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250008121). In the Watersong series debut, three strangers attempt to change a girl’s life. Ages 12 to 17.

Ashes of Twilight by Kassy Tayler (Nov. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312641788) is a tale of romance and the struggle to stay alive in a dystopian world. Ages 12 to 17.

Beneath the Glitter by Elle Fowler and Blair Fowler (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250006189) offers a glimpse into the L.A. social scene. Ages 12 to 18.

Death and the Girl Next Door by Darynda Jones (Oct. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312625207). Does the new boy at school know something about Lorelei’s missing parents? Ages 12-up.

Glitch by Heather Anastasiu (Aug. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250002990) launches a series set in an underground society where emotions don’t exist. Ages 13 to 18.

Capital Girls (Aug. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312623036) and Secrets and Lies (Nov. 13, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312623050) by Ella Monroe explore the aftermath of the death of one of four best friends. Ages 12 to 17.

Uses for Boys by Erica Lorraine Scheidt (Jan. 22, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250007117) centers on a teen who turns to boys until she learns to rely on herself. Ages 13 to 18.


Sky Chasers offers Spark by Amy Kathleen Ryan (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312621353), ages 12 to 17. House of Night releases Hidden by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (Oct. 16, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0312594428), ages 12 to 17. Echo by Alyson Noël (Nov. 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-0312664879) joins Soul Seekers, ages 12 to 17. Midnight Dragonfly Novels adds Fragile Darkness by Ellie James (Nov. 27, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312647049), ages 12 to 17. The Prey by Andrew Fukuda (Jan. 22, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250005113) continues The Hunt trilogy, ages 12 to 17. Shadow Falls continues with Whispers at Moonrise by C.C. Hunter (Oct. 2, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1250011916), ages 12 to 18. Dark Mirror issues Dark Destiny by M.J. Putney (July 3, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312622862), ages 13 to 18. 13 to Life offers Rivals and Retribution by Shannon Delany (Aug. 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0312625184), ages 13 to 18. Conquered Earth presents Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell (Oct. 30, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1250009074), ages 13 to 18. And Tempest Novels issues Vortex by Julie Cross (Jan. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0312568900), ages 14 to 19.


Puff, the Magic Dragon by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton, illus. by Eric Puybaret (Sept. 4, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1454901143) commemorates the 50th anniversary of the song. Up to age 3.

Fluff and Billy by Nicola Killen (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402797811). After a falling out, two penguins resolve their conflict. Ages 3 to 6.

A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas by Philip Yates, illus. by Sebastia Serra (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402792250) is a follow-up to A Pirate’s Night Before Christmas. Ages 3 to 6.

Dinosaurs Bite: A Prehistoric Counting Book, by the American Museum of Natural History, illus. by Steve Jenkins (Oct. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402777226) is a counting book starring dinos. Ages 3 to 7.

Spot the Animals: A Lift-the-Flap Book of Colors by the American Museum of Natural History, illus. by Steve Jenkins (Oct. 2, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402777233) introduces colors and animals. Age 3 to 7.

Watch Your Tongue, Cecily Beasley by Lane Fredrickson and Jon Davis (Aug. 7, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402770890). A rude girl gets her comeuppance. Ages 4 to 7.

Where’s the Pirate? by Keith Moseley (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402788963) is a follow-up to Where’s the Dragon? and Where’s the Dinosaur? Ages 4 to 7.

Christmas Magic: A Changing Picture Book by Kirsten Hall, illus. by Simon Mendez (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402770753) is an interactive holiday tale. Ages 4 to 7.

Richard Scarry’s Hop Aboard! Here We Go! by Richard Scarry (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402772221) showcases various vehicles. Ages 4 to 7.

Sad Santa by Tad Carpenter (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402788307). Kris Kringle gets the post-holiday blues. Ages 4 to 7.

The Great Christmas Crisis by Kim Norman, illus. by Jannie Ho (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402786327) is a sequel to The Great Reindeer Rebellion. Ages 4 to 7.

Aesop’s Fables, illus. by Charles Santore (Oct. 2, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402784125), is a new edition of this fable collection. Ages 5 to 8.

Spooky Creature Riddles by Janet Nuzum Myers, illus. by Bob Ostrom (Sept. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402786693) rounds up jokes featuring monsters, witches, etc. Ages 5 to 9.

Halloween Puzzles by Helene Hovanec, illus. by Chris Reed (Sept. 4, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402788383) includes word games, dot-to-dots, mazes, and other puzzles. Ages 8 to 10.

Horten’s Incredible Illusions: Magic, Mystery & Another Very Strange Adventure by Lissa Evans (Sept. 4, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402798702). Stuart’s adventures continue in this follow-up to Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms. Ages 8 to 12.

Zombigami: Paper Folding for the Living Dead by Duy Nguyen (Sept. 4, spiral bound,$9.95, ISBN 978-1402786464) shows how to make 13 origami zombies. Ages 8-up.


Say & Play debuts with Baby Animals (Aug. 7, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402798900); Colors (Aug. 7, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402798924); First Words (Aug. 7, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402798931); Numbers (Aug. 7, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402798917); and Things That Go (Aug. 7, board book, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402798948), up to age 2. Lift-the-Flap Books offers Do Cows Meow? (Sept. 4, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402789564); and Do Crocs Kiss? (Sept. 4, board book, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402789557) by Salina Yoon, up to age 3. Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter reappears in I Am Helping (Nov. 6, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402773785); and I Am Sharing (Nov. 6, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-1402797477), up to age 3. New Nature Lift-the-Flap Books by Stephane Frattini are Tushes & Tails! (Aug. 7, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402779800); and Who’s Looking at You? by Stephane Frattini (Aug. 7, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402779817), ages 2 to 5. And Watch Me Grow adds Little Bear’s Baby Brother (Aug. 7, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402772290); and Little Wolf Goes to School (Aug. 7, hardcover, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402772283) by Mary Packard, illus. by Lisa McCue, ages 3 to 5.

Silver Penny Stories starts up with Hansel and Gretel by Deanna McFadden, illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783357); Jack and the Beanstalk by Diane Namm, illus. by Maurizio Quarello (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402784330); Puss in Boots by Namm, illus. by Denis Zilber (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402784354); Rapunzel by Deanna McFadden, illus. by Ashley Mims (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783388); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by McFadden, illus. by Jin Woo Kim (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783425); The Elves and the Shoemaker by McFadden, illus. by Marcos Calo (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402783340); The Three Little Pigs by Namm, illus. by Scott Wakefield (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402784347); and Namm’s The Ugly Duckling, illus. by Sarah Brannen (Oct. 2, hardcover, $3.95, ISBN 978-1402784378), ages 3 to 6.

The Twelve Days of Christmas in America issues The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois by Gina Bellisario, illus. by Jeffrey Ebbeler (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402797330); and The Twelve Days of Christmas in Oklahoma by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Victoria Hutto (Oct. 2, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402792243), ages 5 to 8. Good Question! presents What Was Your Dream, Dr. King? And Other Questions About Martin Luther King, Jr. by Mary Kay Carson, illus. by Jim Madsen (Jan. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402796227; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402790454); and Why Did the Whole World Go to War? And Other Questions About World War II by Martin W. Sandler, illus. by Robert Barrett (Jan. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1402796210; paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1402790447), ages 7-up. And joining Double Detectives are The Danger on Shadow Mountain (Oct. 2, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402791468); The Monkey Howled at Midnight (Oct. 2, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402779138); The Secret of Skull Island (Oct. 2, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402779121); and The Tunnel of Bones (Oct. 2, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1402791475) by Zack Norris, ages 8 to 12.

Poetry for Young People gains African American Poetry, ed. by Arnold Rampersad and Marcellus Blount, illus. by Karen Barbour (Jan. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1402716898); Langston Hughes, ed. by David Roessel and Rampersad, illus. by Benny Andrews (Jan. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1454903284); and Maya Angelou, ed. by Edwin Graves Wilson, illus. by Jerome Lagarrigue (Jan. 1, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-1454903291), ages 8-up. All-Action Classics offers The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, illus. by Ben Caldwell (Sept. 4, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1402731532), ages 10 to 14. Sterling Illustrated Classics gains The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, illus. by Robert Ingpen (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1402782848), ages 10 to 14. And new Sterling Classics are Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (Sept. 4, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1454901372); and The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (Sept. 4, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1402797217), both illus. by Scott McKowen, ages 10-up.



Tiger’s Curse continues with Tiger’s Destiny by Colleen Houck (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1402798436), ages 12-up. Empty Coffin adds Betrayal by Gregg Olsen (Sept. 4, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1402789588), ages 12-up. And Classic Lines releases Emma by Jane Austen (Sept. 4, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1454901334); and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (Sept. 4, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1454901358), both illus. by Sara Singh, ages 12-up.



Games & Puzzles issues Chicken Games & Puzzles: 100 Word Games, Picture Puzzles, Fun Mazes, Silly Jokes, Codes, and Activities for Kids by Helene Hovanec and Patrick Merrell (Jan. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1612120874), ages 6 to 9.


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The Tree That Bear Climbed by Marianne Collins Berkes and Jean Heil-prin Diehl, illus. by Cathy Morrison (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185284). A cumulative verse reveals the different things that help a tree stand tall. Ages 3 to 8.

A Warm Winter Tail by Carrie Pearson, illus. by Christina Wald (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185291). Animals question how humans stay warm in winter. Ages 3 to 8.

Baths by Darcy Pattison, illus. by Kathleen Rietz (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185253) explains what animals do to keep clean. Ages 4 to 8.

Most Dangerous by Terri Fields, illus. by Laura Jacques (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185260). Animals compete in a contest to determine who is the most dangerous. Ages 4 to 8.

Solar System Forecast by Jean Heilprin Diehl and Kelly Kizer Whitt, illus. by Laurie Allen Klein (Aug. 10, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1607185239) offers a tour of the solar system’s weather. Ages 4 to 8.


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Count! by Agnese Baruzzi (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-1857078565) is a counting book featuring images from nature. Ages 3 to 5.

Eye Magic: Fantastic Optical Illusions: An Interactive Pop-Up Book by Yvette Lodge (Sept. 1, hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1857078459) presents more than 30 images and activities. Ages 8 to 12.


Number Pops issues Addition: A Pop-Up Book by Simon Abbott (July 1, hardcover, $10.99, ISBN 978-1857078466), ages 3 to 5. All Kinds of... adds All Kinds of Festivals: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Sheri Safran (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-1857078015), ages 3 to 5. And Fairytale Pop-ups welcomes Sleeping Beauty: A Pop-Up Book by Louise Rowe (Nov. 1, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-1857078268); and Snow White and Rose Red: A Pop-Up Fairytale by Rachel Cloyne (Aug. 1, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-1857078817), ages 5 to 7.


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Love You When... by Linda Kranz (Nov. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589797031) details when loved ones come to mind. Ages 4 to 8.


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Long Term Ecological Research adds And the Tide Comes In...: Exploring a Georgia Salt Marsh by Merryl Alber, illus. by Joyce Mihran Turley (Nov. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0981770055), ages 8 to 12.


Polar Animals: In Search of Polar Bears, Penguins, Whales and Seals by Steve Bloom (Oct. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0500650110) offers a photo-essay expedition. Ages 4 to 8.

The Fairy-Tale Princess: Seven Classic Stories from the Enchanted Forest by Su Blackwell and Wendy Jones (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0500650066) retells familiar tales. Ages 4-up.

My Fashion Lookbook by Jacky Bahbout and Cynthia Merhej (Oct. 1, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-0500650035) is a guide for aspiring fashion designers. Ages 8 to 12.


One Wintry Night by Ruth Bell Graham (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1400321162). After seeking refuge in a cabin, a boy hears the Christmas story for the first time. Ages 4 to 7.

Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving by Eric Metaxas (Aug. 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1400320394) tells of the holiday’s spiritual and historical roots. Ages 5 to 9.

If We Survive by Andrew Klavan (Nov. 6, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1595547958). On a mission trip, Will is thrust into the middle of a revolution. Ages 12-up.


Swipe continues with Swipe Sneak by Evan Angler (Sept. 4, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1400318421), ages 8 to 11. Son of Angels adds Fire Prophet by Jerel Law (Dec. 11, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1400318452), ages 9-up. The Confessions of April Grace presents Chocolate-Covered Baloney by K.D. McCrite (Oct. 30, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1400320684), ages 9 to 12. And The Lily Series offers Lily Robbins, M.D. (Dec. 11, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1400319510); and The Body Book by Nancy Rue (Dec. 11, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1400319503),ages 8 to 12.


Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen, illus. by Kristina Swarner (Aug. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0979928987) aims to inspire children to become caring individuals. Ages 5 to 7.


Counting Birds by Jing Jing Tsong (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256385) offers an introduction to numbers. Ages 2 to 4.

It’s Holiday Time! by Elizabeth Bennett, illus. by Gladys Baccala (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589256408). Animals prepare for the holiday season. Ages 2 to 5.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm, illus. by Hannah Wood (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589258747) illustrates the familiar song. Ages 2 to 5.

One Windy Day by Tammi J. Salzano, illus. by Hannah Wood (Sept. 1, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1589258754). A fox discovers opposites on a windy day. Ages 2 to 5.

ABC Animal Jamboree by Giles Andreae, illus. by David Wojtowycz (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1589254367) is a rhyming alphabet book featuring various critters. Ages 3 to 7.

About a Bear by Holly Surplice (Sept. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1589251120) chronicles daily ursine activities. Ages 3 to 7.

Big Book of My World by Kali Stileman (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589256484) introduces concepts, first words, and interactive games. Ages 3 to 7.

Fox in the Dark by Alison Green, illus. by Deborah Allwright (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1589254374). Is the fox that Rabbit and his friends are hiding from as scary as everyone thinks? Ages 3 to 7.

Great Fairy Tale Disaster by David Conway, illus. by Melanie Williamson (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251113). Fairy tales become jumbled when the big bad wolf decides to join other stories. Ages 3 to 7.

Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster by David Conway, illus. by Melanie Williamson (Sept. 1, paper, $7.95, ISBN 978-1589254381). Tired of that pesky spider, Little Miss Muffet visits other nursery rhymes and sets off a chaotic chain reaction. Ages 3 to 7.

I Have a Brother (Sept. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1589251243); and I Have a Sister (Sept. 1, hardcover, $9.95, ISBN 978-1589251250) by Smiljana Coh. Siblings talk about life with a new baby. Ages 3 to 7.

I Want a Pet! by Cathy Morrison (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251137). A boy visits the zoo to pick out the perfect pet. Ages 3 to 7.

Really, Really, Really Big Dinosaur by Richard Byrne (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589251236). A show-off dinosaur learns to share and finds new friends. Ages 3 to 7.

With All My Heart by Brian Rock, illus. by Samantha Chaffey (Sept. 1, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1589256484). Who does Momma Bear love best? Ages 3 to 7.


Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake (Aug. 7, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0765328663) is the sequel to Anna Dressed in Blood. Ages 13 to 18.

Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow (Oct. 2, hardcover, $19.99, ISBN 978-0765329080). A brilliant, disaffected boy must stand up to tyranny. Ages 13 to 18.


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Let’s Look at Fairies, Witches, Giants and Dragons by Christian Broutin (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $11.99, ISBN 978-1851033584) explores the world of magic and legends. Ages 5 to 8.

Let’s Look at the Zoo by Night by Sabine Krawczyk (Sept. 1, spiral bound, $11.99, ISBN 978-1851033331) visits an imaginary zoo at nighttime. Ages 5 to 8.


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Brookmeade Young Riders: Crown Prince (Oct. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1570765469); and Crown Prince Challenged (Oct. 15, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1570765452) by Linda Snow McLoon are the first volumes in a series about a young equestrian. Ages 12-up.


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The Vampire Fighters by Pete Johnson (July 24, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-0440869405). A half-vampire teen is working with a vampire expert to avert an attack. Ages 9-12.


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Everything Real Justin Bieber Fans Should Know & Do by Barry MacDonald (Oct. 1, paper, $12.95, ISBN 978-1600787706) includes trivia and activities. Ages 12-up.


The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Oleg Lipchenko (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770494077) is an unabridged edition of the classic tale. All ages.

Checkers and Dot (Oct. 9, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1770494411); and Checkers and Dot at the Zoo (Oct. 9, board book, $7.95, ISBN 978-1770494428) by J. Torres, illus. by J. Lum, launch a series introducing basic concepts. Up to age 4.

Miss Mousie’s Blind Date by Tim Beiser, illus. by Rachel Berman (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770492516) is a tale of self-acceptance and love. Ages 3 to 6.

Mr. Zinger’s Hat by Cary Fagan, illus. by Dusan Petricic (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770492530). A boy and a man create a story that changes their lives. Ages 4 to 6.

It’s Our Nature by Rebeca Orozco, illus. by Menena Cottin (Sept. 25, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1770492837) examines the animal kingdom’s social habits. Ages 5 to 8.

When I Get Older: The Story Behind “Wavin’ Flag” by Rudy Gutierrez (Aug. 28, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493025). Hip-hop artist K’Naan tells the story of his life and this hit song. Ages 7 to 10.

Laura Secord: A Story of Courage by Janet Lunn, illus. by Maxwell Newhouse (July 10, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1770493841) profiles a Canadian War of 1812 heroine. Ages 8-up.

The Big Book of Vampires by Denise Despeyroux, illus. by Fernando Falcone (Aug. 14, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493711) compiles 19th-century vampire tales. Ages 9-up.

Oscar Peterson: The Man and His Jazz by Jack Batten (Sept. 11, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1770492691) is a biography of the pianist. Ages 10-up.

Rescuing the Children: The Story of the Kindertransport by Deborah Hodge (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770492561) focuses on this mission to relocate German and Austrian children to England before WWII. Ages 10-up.

The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen (Sept. 11, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770493728) explores the tragic consequences of bullying. Ages 11 to 14.

The Bridge by Jane Higgins (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770494374). This novel of friendship and identity is set in a future world. Ages 12-up.

The Geomancer’s Compass by Melissa Hardy (Nov. 13, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770492929). Past, present, and future overlap in a story of sacred missions and ancient curses. Ages 12-up.


Puckster stars in Puckster’s First Hockey Tournament (Oct. 23, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1770494572); and Puckster’s New Hockey Teammate (Oct. 23, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1770494558) by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illus. by Kelly Findley, ages 4 to 8. Sports Color and Activity Books adds Hockey Canada’s Learn All About Hockey: Color and Activity by Al Huberts, illus. by Frank Bailey, ages 4 to 9. Joining Great Idea is Going Up!: Elisha Otis’s Trip to the Top by Monica Kulling, illus. by David Parkins (Oct. 9, hardcover, $17.95, ISBN 978-1770492400), ages 5 to 8. Body Works issues My Healthy Body (Aug. 14, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1770493124); and My Itchy Body (Aug. 14, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1770493117) by Liza Fromer, illus. by Joe Weissmann, ages 6 to 9. And The Boy Sherlock Holmes returns in The Secret Fiend: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Fourth Case (Aug. 14, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1770493858); and Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case (Oct. 9, hardcover, $19.95, ISBN 978-1770492325) by Shane Peacock, ages 10 to 14.


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Maya and the Turtle: A Korean Fairy Tale by John Stickler and Soma Han, illus. by Han (Sept. 10, hardcover, $14.95, ISBN 978-0804842778) retells the legend of a poor girl who raises a turtle that will play a role in her destiny. Ages 4 to 8.

My First Book of Korean Words: An ABC Rhyming Book by Kyubyong Park and Henry Amen, illus. by Aya Padron (Sept. 10, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-0804842730) introduces Korean vocabulary. Ages 4 to 8.

Samurai Awakening by Ben Martin (Oct. 10, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-4805312285). After becoming possessed by a Japanese god, a boy from the West must save Japan. Ages 13 to 18.



Imagination Station adds Battle for the Mysterious Island by Marianne Hering and Wayne Batson (Oct. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1589976740), ages 7-up.


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Frozen by Mary Casanova (Aug. 1, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0816680566) centers on a girl who hasn’t spoken since being found in the snow on the night her mother died. Ages 13-up.


Light on the Prairie: Solomon D. Butcher, Photographer of Nebraska’s Pioneer Days by Nancy Plain (Sept. 1, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-0803235205) showcases the life and work of the 19th-century photographer. All ages.


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Farfalla: A Story of Loss and Hope by Vanita Oelschlager, illus. by Kristin Blackwood (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-0983290407; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0983290438) addresses the death of an unborn child. Ages 4 to 8.

I Came from the Water: One Haitian Boy’s Incredible Tale of Survival by Vanita Oelschlager, illus. by Mike Blanc (Sept. 1, hardcover, $15.95, ISBN 978-09830290445; paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-0983290452) is a tale of strength in the face of repeated tragedy. Ages 4 to 8.


Penguin and Pinecone by Salina Yoon (Oct. 30, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0802728432). An unlikely friendship blossoms when a penguin finds a lost pinecone. Ages 3 to 5.

Even Aliens Need Snacks by Matthew McElligott (Aug. 7, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0802723987) is a companion to Even Monsters Need Haircuts. Ages 4 to 8.

You Are a Star! by Michael Parker, illus. by Judith Rossell (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802728418) witnesses the moment a star is born in the sky. Ages 4 to 8.

What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf? by Debi Gliori (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802734327) spotlights the big bad wolf and his fairy tale colleagues. Ages 4 to 8.

The Price of Freedom by Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin, illus. by Eric Velasquez (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802721662) recounts a town’s efforts to protect a runaway slave. Ages 4 to 8.

Survival at 120 Above by Debbie S. Miller, illus. by Jon Van Zyle (July 17, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802798138) focuses on creatures that live in the hottest places on earth. Ages 7 to 10.

Dogs on Duty: Soldiers’ Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802728456) follows heroic dogs into battle. Ages 7 to 10.

The Friendship Matchmaker by Randa Abdel-Fattah (July 17, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0802728326). In this reimagining of Jane Austen’s Emma, a girl helps her classmates make friends. Ages 8 to 12.

A Whole Lot of Lucky by Danette Haworth (Sept. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802723932). Hailee wins the lottery. Ages 8 to 12.

Audition & Subtraction by Amy Fellner Dominy (Sept. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802723741). Two best friends are torn apart during a band audition. Ages 10 to 14.

Dark Lord: The Early Years by Jamie Thomson (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802728494). The most evil force in the universe is transformed into a 12-year-old boy. Ages 10 to 14.

The Water Castle by Megan Frazer Blakemore (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802728395). Three kids search for the Fountain of Youth. Ages 10 to 14.

The Joshua Files: Zero Moment by M.G. Harris (July 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802728357) is an adventure featuring a boy and a deadly prophecy. Ages 12 to 17.

Beautiful Lies by Jessica Warman (Aug. 21, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0802723383). A mystery unfolds when one of two identical twin girls disappears. Ages 12 to 17.

The Sweetest Spell by Suzanne Selfors (Aug. 21, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802723765) offers a reimagining of The Ugly Duckling. Ages 12 to 17.

Send Me a Sign by Tiffany Schmidt (Oct. 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802728401). A girl who seems to have everything going for her is diagnosed with cancer. Ages 12 to 17.

Doomed by Tracy Deebs (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802723734) meshes gaming, dystopian, and romance themes. Ages 12 to 17.


TimeRiders continues with The Doomsday Code by Alex Scarrow (Oct. 16, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802733849), ages 12 to 17. And Blood Prophecy by Alyxandra Harvey (Jan. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0802734280) concludes The Drake Chronicles, ages 12 to 17.



Licensed Learn to Draw offers How to Draw Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants: The Bikini Bottom Collection (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1600582974); Learn to Draw Disney: Favorite Fairies by Disney Storybook Artists (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1600582981); and Learn to Draw Disney: Enchanted Princesses (Sept. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1600583056) by Disney Storybook Artists; and How to Draw Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Jan. 1, paper, $9.95, ISBN 978-1600582967), ages 6-up. And Learn to Draw releases Learn to Draw Forest Animals & Wildlife by Robbin Cuddy (Oct. 1, paper, $4.95, ISBN 978-1600583087), ages 6-up.


The Boys’ Guide to Growing Up: Choices & Changes in the Tween & Teen Years by Terri Couwenhoven (Sept. 14, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1606130896) is a guide to puberty for boys with Down syndrome, autism, and mental retardation. Ages 8 to 15.

Lucky Dogs, Lost Hats, and Dating Don’ts: Hi-Lo Stories About Real Life by Thomas Fish and Jillian Ober (Oct. 12, paper, $21.95, ISBN 978-1606131565) compiles high-interest/low-reading-level tales. Ages 14-up.


Mirabelle and the Butterfly (Sept. 11, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761171669); and Mirabelle Goes for a Walk (Sept. 11, board book, $6.95, ISBN 978-0761171645) launch a board book series about a girl and her Boston terrier. Ages 2 to 5.

My First Bird Book and Bird Feeder by Sharon Lovejoy (Oct. 9, kit, $21.95, ISBN 978-0761165996) is a package that introduces bird watching. Age 5 to 8.

The Fashion Designer’s Handbook & Fashion Kit: Learn to Sew and Become a Designer in 33 Fabulous Projects by Marjorie Galen (Sept. 25, kit, $25.95, ISBN 978-0761154792) provides instructions and materials for making doll clothes. Ages 8 to 12.

Recycled Robots: 10 Robot Projects by Robert Malone (Oct. 23, kit, $26.95, ISBN 978-0761154662) outlines robot construction. Ages 8-up.

Star Wars Origami: 36 Amazing Paper-folding Projects from a Galaxy Far, Far Away... by Chris Alexander (Aug. 7, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-0761169437) is a Star Wars–themed origami how-to. Ages 9-up.


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Dead Strange: The Bizarre Truths Behind 50 World-Famous Mysteries by Matt Lamy (Sept. 26, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1936976270) relays tales of the strange, spooky, and supernatural. Ages 12-up.

The Book of Styling: An Insider’s Guide to Creating Your Own Look by Somer Flaherty (Sept. 26, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0982732243) includes tips on fashion and shopping, and chronicles style throughout the decades. Ages 12-up.

Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves, edited by Miranda Kenneally and E. Kristin Anderson (Oct. 31, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1936976218) addresses body issues, friendship, and love. Ages 12-up.

Holy Spokes! A Biking Bible for Everyone by Rob Coppolillo (Jan. 23, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1936976232) is a guide to cycling. Ages 12-up.

Regine’s Book: A Teen Girl’s Last Words by Regine Stokke (Oct. 24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1936976201) presents blog entries by a teenager who chronicled her 15-month journey after being diagnosed with leukemia. Ages 14-up.

Zoo Station: The Story of Christiane F. by Christiane F. (Jan. 2, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1936976225) recounts the author’s friendships, drug abuse, and alienation as a teenager in 1970s Berlin. Ages 14-up.


Aldo’s Fantastical Movie Palace by Jonathan Friesen (July 24, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0310721109). A scarred girl takes refuge in her family’s cinema until a blind friend changes how she sees the world. Ages 11 to 14.

Chasing Jupiter by Rachel Coker (Dec. 26, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0310732938) is a story about faith, friendship, and hope. Ages 13 to 18.

The Fairest Beauty by Melanie Dickerson (Dec. 25, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0310724391) retells Snow White from a Christian perspective. Ages 15 to 18.


Dragons of Starlight issues Liberator by Bryan Davis (July 24, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0310718390), ages 13 to 16. And Halflings releases Guardian by Heather Burch (Oct. 9, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0310728214), ages 15 to 18.


Field of Peace by Joyce Meyer, illus. by Mary Sullivan (Sept. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0310723189). Animals teach readers the importance of finding peace in their lives. Ages 4 to 7.

Our Constitution Rocks by Juliette Turner (Aug. 21, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-0310734215). A young author explains the Constitution. Ages 8-up.

Alone Yet Not Alone by Tracy Leinin-ger Craven (Dec. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0310730538) is a novelization of the forthcoming film. Ages 8-up.


Berenstain Bears/Living Lights welcomes The Berenstain Bears: God Bless the Animals (Aug. 21, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0310720836), ages 2 to 5; and The Berenstain Bears Get Involved (Sept. 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310720904); and The Berenstain Bears Good Deed Scouts to the Rescue (Sept. 25, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-0310734178); The Berenstain Bears Treat Others Kindly (Sept. 25, hardcover, $7.99, ISBN 978-0310734925), ages 4 to 7, all by Jan and Mike Berenstain; and The Berenstain Bears, God Made the Seasons by Stan and Jan Berenstain with Mike Berenstain (Aug. 21, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310725091), ages 4 to 7. I Can Read/Princess Parables offers Princess Grace and Poppy (July 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310726777); Princess Joy’s Party (July 24, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310726791); Princess Charity’s Golden Heart (Sept. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310732488); Princess Faith’s Garden Surprise (Sept. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310732495); and Princess Hope and the Hidden Treasure (Sept. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310732501) by Jeanna Young and Jacqueline Johnson, illus. by Omar Aranda, ages 4 to 7. And new I Can Read!/Big Idea Books/VeggieTales titles by Karen Poth are Pirate in Training (Sept. 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310732075); and Princess Petunia and the Good Knight (Sept. 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0310732068), ages 4 to 7.

The Enchanted Attic presents Saving Moby Dick by L.L. Samson (Sept. 4, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0310727972), ages 9 to 12. Faithgirlz! continues with Food, Faith and Fun: A Faithgirlz! Cookbook (Sept. 25, spiral bound, $12.99, ISBN 978-0310723165); and Faithgirlz! Whatever: Livin’ the True, Noble and Totally Excellent Life by Allia Zobel Nolan (Sept. 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-0310725343), ages 9 to 12. And The Threshold Series gains The Blue Door by Christa Kinde (Sept. 25, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-0310724193), ages 11 to 14. ■