Category: Kids' books


8 Ways to Draw an Elephant

Tara Books | September 30, 2015 | 16 pages
This unusual art activity book featuring the Indian elephant introduces children to a variety of Indian art traditions. The elephant is imagined and rendered in eight different folk and tribal styles. Through tracing, patterning and coloring the elephants, the child can immerse herself in detailed... More Info

Light of Day

HarperTeen | November 24, 2015 | 320 pages
From the author of On the Edge and Snitch comes a dangerous, sexy novel perfect for fans of Simone Elkeles. When Gabby Perez is almost drugged at a nightclub, she decides to take action. Teaming up with a mysterious stranger known as X, the two go after a gang who is drugging and kidnapping... More Info

Yasmin's Hammer

Lee & Low Books | September 15, 2015 |
In the noisy streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, another busy morning is beginning as Yasmin rides to work in her father's rattling rickshaw. Yasmin longs to go to school so she can learn to read, but her family needs the money she and her sister earn at the brickyard to help keep the rice bag full and... More Info

Busca de la Música

Childrens Book Press | April 1, 2015 | 40 pages
"A young Latina girl accidentally breaks her grandfather's vihuela and searches for someone in the community to fix the instrument, which leads her to discover her grandfather's legacy as a mariachi. Includes an author's note and glossary"--  More Info

Charlie the Ranch Dog: Rock Star

HarperCollins | November 17, 2015 | 32 pages
Charlie is the lovable basset hound of the Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, and the star of the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book Charlie the Ranch Dog. Now our favorite bacon-loving dog is rocking and rolling in this new I Can Read story! Charlie the Ranch Dog is ready to live the good... More Info

Shaun the Sheep: Flock to the Seaside

Candlewick Entertainment | November 10, 2015 | 112 pages
When a seaside carnival lures the whole flock away from a herding competition, will Bitzer the sheepdog be forced to turn in his clipboard? Bitzer the sheepdog is looking, well, sheepish. Not only is Top Dog, his sniggering rival, flaunting the latest eHerder device, now Bitzer can’t find his... More Info

The Boy Who Speaks in Numbers

Tara Books | September 30, 2015 | 96 pages
The Boy Who Speaks in Numbers is a darkly satiric account of childhood in times of war. Set in Sri Lanka, the events it narrates could equally happen elsewhere — in all places where human deaths are reduced to numbers, and where guns do not differentiate between adults and children. Mike... More Info

Whatever Happened to My Sister?

Nobrow Press | August 1, 2015 | 40 pages
"I'd had my suspicions for a while that someone had replaced my sister with a girl who looked a lot like her..." With sensitivity and graphic charm, Simona Ciraolo wonderfully explores a small child's bemusement at watching her older sibling grow up.  More Info

Tough Guys Have Feelings Too

Nobrow Press | October 1, 2015 | 48 pages
A boldly illustrated picture book read-aloud about how everyone gets sad—ninjas, wrestlers, knights, superheroes, everyone . . . even daddies have emotions! Did you know wrestlers have feelings? And knights. Even superheroes and ninjas feel sad sometimes. In fact everyone has... More Info

The Snow Rabbit

Enchanted Lion Books | October 13, 2015 | 40 pages
"The Snow Rabbit" is about two sisters, a wintery walk into the forest, and the appearance of an enchanted rabbit.  More Info

Marguerite's Christmas

Enchanted Lion Books | October 13, 2015 | 72 pages
Winner of the 2014 Bologna Ragazzi Award for Fiction, "Marguerite's Christmas" is a visually stunning exploration of solitude and surprise.  More Info

Sitting Bull

Abrams Books for Young Readers | November 3, 2015 | 64 pages
Sitting Bull (c. 1831-1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull's childhood--killing his first buffalo at age 10--to being named war chief to leading his people against the U.S. Army, Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People... More Info

The Dragonsitter Takes Off

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | November 3, 2015 | 96 pages
Dear Uncle Morton: I know you don't want to be disturbed, but I have to tell you some very bad news. Ziggy has disappeared! --Eddie Eddie had thought that dragonsitting would be easy -- until Ziggy disappears, only to be found in the linen closet, refusing to budge. Then, Eddie learns that his... More Info

A Thousand Pieces of You

HarperTeen | November 3, 2015 | 384 pages
Cloud Atlas meets Orphan Black in this epic dimension-bending trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray about a girl who must chase her father's killer through multiple dimensions. Marguerite Caine's physicist parents are known for their groundbreaking achievements. Their most... More Info

Would You Rather...Have the Teeth of a T-Rex or the Armour of an Ankylosaurus?

QEB Publishing | October 1, 2015 | 24 pages
Four key topics - bugs, sharks, dinosaurs and pets - are explored through fun scenarios and a Would you Rather...? question approach. From the revolting eating habits of bugs to the amazing senses of sharks, readers will decide what they'd rather eat, where they'd rather live and, what super senses... More Info

A Prayer for World Peace

Minedition | October 1, 2015 | 48 pages
A universal message of hope and serenity among all of Earth's inhabitants Jane Goodall is a world-renowned naturalist who brings her passion and her quest for understanding between all the Earth's creatures to the fore in this beautiful and affecting prayer for world peace. She asks us all to rise... More Info

Grandma's House

Tate Gallery Publication | April 1, 2015 | 32 pages
Often, after school, a little girl goes to her grandmother's house, where everything is always the same but, then again, different. One day, she puts her coat on the hook in the hall, pours a glass of milk for herself in the kitchen, and tries to reach the cookie jar on the highest shelf in the... More Info

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Abrams Books for Young Readers | October 27, 2015 | 32 pages
When Father Mouse is awakened on Christmas Eve by a clatter outside his window, he catches a glimpse of the one and only Santa Claus! Father Mouse can hardly believe his eyes as he watches St. Nick come down the chimney with a pack full of toys. In this amusing twist on the classic poem by Clement... More Info

Mon Grand Livre de Dinosaures

October 1, 2015 |
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November 1, 2015 |
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The Apple Tree a Cherokee Story

Roadrunner Press | February 17, 2015 | 168 pages
A Cherokee boy plants an apple seed, and as soon as a seedling appears he can see the apple tree it is meant to be. But the little apple tree isn't so sure. Young and impatient, it begins to doubt its calling, especially after apples fail to appear that first fall. How can the boy convince the tree... More Info

Punks Git Cut!

Last Gasp of San Francisco | February 15, 2015 | 420 pages
A big brick of a book filled with hundreds of funny drawings by Jay Howell. Contains reprints of his popular zines and books, including "Punks Git Cut," "The Dark Wave," "Let Me Tell You Where/Where Not To Stick It," "Dogs and Dog Information," "Pages from Books Vol. 1," "Wicked Wendy, Wild Wolf... More Info

Two White Rabbits

August 15, 2015 | 32 pages
In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn’t know where they are going. She counts the animals by the... More Info

P'Esk'a and the First Salmon Ceremony

August 15, 2015 | 32 pages
It’s the day of the first salmon ceremony, and P'ésk'a is excited to celebrate. His community, the Sts’ailes people, give thanks to the river and the salmon it brings by commemorating the first salmon of the season. Framed as an exploration of what life was like for the Sts’ailes people one... More Info

Le Secret de Stacey

November 1, 2015 |
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L'idée Géniale de Kristy

November 1, 2015 |
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La Malédiction du Gardien de la Pierre

September 1, 2015 |
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Le Gardien de la Pierre

September 1, 2015 |
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Finger Knitting

September 1, 2015 | 56 pages
Knit super-cute gifts and accessories with Finger Knitting, the easiest, fastest, funnest way to knit! The perfect set for anyone who's ever been frustrated by traditional knitting, here is everything you need to start knitting scarves, necklaces, bracelets and more. Comes with super-simple... More Info

The Emperor of Any Place

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 13, 2015 | 336 pages
The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wynne-Jones. When Evan’s father dies suddenly, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his desk—a book his dad had been reading when he passed away. The book... More Info

Newt's Emerald

Katherine Tegen Books | October 13, 2015 | 304 pages
Inspired by the works of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, Garth Nix's Newt's Emerald is a Regency romance with a fantasy twist. New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger calls it "charming; quite, quite charming." After Lady Truthful's magical Newington Emerald is stolen from her she devises... More Info

The Suspended Castle: A Philemon Adventure

By Fred
Toon Books | September 15, 2015 | 56 pages
"Philemon and his friend Mr. Bartholomew journey back to the mysterious islands of the Atlantic, and discover an owl lighthouse, a ship that is also a whale, and a castle hanging from a string"--  More Info

What Is Punk?

Akashic Books | October 1, 2015 | 32 pages
"A punk primer for the youngest set....Yi's incredibly detailed clay figures are a kinetic and inspired art choice. Their crazy creativity matches the expressive spirit of punk....As [Morse] points out, the best way to learn about punk it just to listen....If invested adults love the topic, a... More Info

Where's the Baboon?

October 13, 2015 | 40 pages
A companion volume to the acclaimed "Take Away the A," this is picture book word play at its very best!  More Info

Macanudo #3

Enchanted Lion Books | October 6, 2015 | 104 pages
"Macanudo #2 "was called "an indispensable work of comic art" by "Publishers Weekly." Volume #3 further builds and deepends this strip's charming, surreal world.  More Info

Beautiful Hands

September 15, 2015 | 40 pages
This colorful concept book reveals an illustrative surprise and reading delight with every turn of the page. Little hands can do so many wonderful things: plant ideas; stretch imaginations; and reach for dreams. Parents and educators will enjoy sharing the word play with young readers. Children... More Info

Too Many Toys!

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 13, 2015 | 32 pages
Lulu has so many toys she can't find room for them all. She needs a plan! Ever since Lulu was a little baby, she's had Jupiter, her cuddly and most-favorite-ever teddy bear. But with each new birthday she gets new toys. And every Christmas she gets even more toys. Lulu's toys are absolutely... More Info


Candlewick | November 24, 2015 | 12 pages
Presents information on many types of dinosaurs with pop-up illustrations.  More Info

The Bear Report

Abrams Books for Young Readers | October 6, 2015 | 48 pages
Sophie is uninterested in writing a research report on polar bears until a polar bear named Olafur swoops her away to the Arctic, where she learns all about the playful bear's habits and habitat, from glacier mice to Northern Lights.  More Info

How Mountains Are Made

HarperCollins | October 6, 2015 | 32 pages
A mountain might be thousands of feet high, but it can still grow taller or shorter each year. This classic picture book explores how mountains are made—including how Mount Everest grew from a flat plain under an ocean to become 29,028 feet tall! Now rebranded with a new cover look, this book... More Info

Beyond the Pond

Balzer + Bray | October 6, 2015 | 40 pages
A stunning picture book about the power of imagination, perfect for fans of Extra Yarn and Journey, from debut author-illustrator Joseph Kuefler. Just behind an ordinary house filled with too little fun, Ernest D. decides that today will be the day he explores the depths of his pond. Beyond the... More Info

Future Perfect

HarperTeen | October 6, 2015 | 320 pages
Jen Larsen, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Stranger Here and a subject of the Oprah Winfrey Network TV show In Deep Shift with Jonas Elrod, tells a liberating story of hard-won self-acceptance—a tale of one girl, who knows that weight is just a number, and that no one is completely... More Info

Pete the Cat: Robo-Pete

HarperFestival | October 6, 2015 | 24 pages
When Pete's friends don't want to play the same games as he does, Pete has a great idea—he'll build a robot that's just like him! But when Robo-Pete gets a little out of control, Pete realizes the best thing about his friends is that no matter what they like to play, it's always fun when they're... More Info

The Zombie Chasers #6: Zombies of the Caribbean

HarperCollins | October 6, 2015 | 240 pages
The Zombie Chasers take to the high seas in the sixth installment of John Kloepfer's hysterical Zombie Chasers tween series, illustrated by David DeGrand. With all the middle school shenanigans, fast-paced adventure, and hilarious black-and-white drawings that have made this series so beloved by... More Info

Written and Drawn by Henrietta

Toon Books | September 29, 2015 | 64 pages
"When Henrietta's mother gives her a box of colored pencils, she sets out to draw a terrifying and fantastic adventure"--  More Info

Big Bear Little Chair

Chronicle Books | October 6, 2015 | 36 pages
In this artful and deceptively simple book, master book creator Lizi Boyd is at it again. Using her inimitable style to expand upon a familiar concept, she has created a compendium of unexpected opposites that is also a charming and emotionally warm story about Big Bear, little bear, and the... More Info


Abrams Appleseed | October 1, 2015 | 12 pages
As day turns to night, bright red cardinals flit from branch to branch, deer paw through the snow, and weasels in their white winter coats frolic among the berry-laden holly. Soon all the animals settle down to sleep. In Winter, simple verse and scenes bring to life the countryside as snow begins... More Info


Running Press Kids | September 22, 2015 | 72 pages
Featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and the whole PEANUTS gang, this 3-book pocket-sized holiday box set offers the cherished wisdom from the popular Schulz comics and three bestselling books to kick off the holidays:Be Joyful, Be Thankful, and Be Awesome. For those that celebrate Christmas... More Info

Charm Bracelet Studio

September 1, 2015 | 56 pages
Create awesome personalized charms with Charm Bracelet Studio. Children can design and paint their own high-quality gold charms. With more than 100 designs to choose from, gold bangles and over 20 metal charms, there are tons of ways to show off their individual styles and interests. Comes with... More Info

The Whisper

HMH Books For Young Readers | October 6, 2015 | 40 pages
Her magical book of stories is wordless until a whisper in the wind tells a little girl to imagine a story for each page.  More Info