Category: Kids' books

This House, Once

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | February 28, 2017 | 40 pages
Deborah Freedman’s masterful new picture book is at once an introduction to the pieces of a house, a cozy story to share and explore, and a dreamy meditation on the magic of our homes and our world. Before there was this house, there were stones, and mud, and a colossal oak tree— three hugs... More Info

Circuit Clay

Klutz | January 3, 2017 | 52 pages
Explore the science behind electricity by making clay creations that glow! Use our special conductive and insulating clay to make a sculpture, add LEDs, attach a battery pack, and watch your clay circuit light up. Illustrated step-by-step instructions teach readers how to build 15 projects,... More Info

When I Grow Up

February 28, 2017 | 32 pages
The new picture book from much-loved duo Andrew Daddo and Jonathan Bentley What do you want to be when you grow up? A performer? An astronaut? A secret agent? From the team who brought you FIRST DAY and CHECK ON ME comes a gorgeous and funny new picture book about big dreams and even bigger... More Info

The Bear Who Went Boo!

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 12, 2017 | 32 pages
From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this bear-illiantly funny adventure for children of 3 and up. At the top of the world, surrounded by snow and ice, lives a very cheeky polar bear cub who loves to goâe¦ BOO! But this little bear cub doesnâe(tm)t... More Info

The First Hippo on the Moon

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 12, 2017 | 32 pages
From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first? 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . BLAST OFF! Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny... More Info

Grandpa's Great Escape

HarperCollins Children's Books | February 9, 2017 | 306 pages
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A Month of Mondays

Second Story Press | March 7, 2017 | 200 pages
Suze can't help but be curious when her mom comes back into her life.  More Info

Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined

Razorbill | February 21, 2017 | 304 pages
Then Ingrid traveled all over Europe with her opera star mother, Margot-Sophia. Life was beautiful and bright, and every day soared with music. Now Ingrid is on a summertime wilderness survival trek for at-risk teens: addicts, runaways, and her. She's fighting to survive crushing humiliations,... More Info

Me Tall, You Small

March 14, 2017 | 40 pages
"Me Tall, You Small" is a series of playful vignettes in the daily life of a pair of weasels, parent and child. Whether they are having a bubble bath, kicking a soccer ball, or eating ice cream together, simple paired phrases showcase their lovingand amusingly realisticrelationship. After a fall:... More Info

Stormy Seas

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The Smelly Search (Geronimo Stilton Cavemice #13)

Scholastic Paperbacks | February 28, 2017 | 128 pages
Who is Geronimo Stiltonoot? He is a cavemouse -- Geronimo Stilton s ancient ancestor! He runs the stone newspaper in the prehistoric village of Old Mouse City. From dealing with dinosaurs to dodging meteorites, his life in the Stone Age is full of adventure! "The Smelly Search" Geronimo Stiltonoot... More Info

The Goldfish Boy

Scholastic Press | February 28, 2017 | 320 pages
Lisa Thompson's debut novel is a page-turning mystery with an emotionally-driven, complex character study at its core -- like Rear Window meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. He hasn't been to school in weeks. His... More Info

Ronit & Jamil

Katherine Tegen Books | February 21, 2017 | 192 pages
Pamela L. Laskin’s beautiful and lyrical novel in verse delivers a fresh and captivating retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet that transports the star-crossed lovers to the modern-day Israel-Palestine conflict. Ronit, an Israeli girl, lives on one side of the fence. Jamil, a Palestinian... More Info

Almost a Winner

Katherine Tegen Books | February 21, 2017 | 304 pages
Teddy goes from record breaker to friendship fixer in the heartwarming and hilarious follow-up to Molly B. Burnham’s 2016 Sid Fleischman Humor Award-winning debut, Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker, now in paperback. Win or lose, friends stick together. But when Teddy’s whole class... More Info

The Optimists Die First

Tundra Books (NY) | February 21, 2017 | 240 pages
Award-winning author Susin Nielsen has written a laugh-out-loud and heartrending novel for fans of Robyn Schneider s "Extraordinary Means" and Cammie McGovern s "Say What You Will." Beware: Life ahead. Sixteen-year-old Petula de Wilde is anything but wild. A former crafting fiend with a happy life,... More Info

Spring for Sophie

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | February 21, 2017 | 32 pages
From snowy days to gray skies, a little girl watches and waits and wonders, will spring ever come? And then one day… Sophie listens and watches for the signs of spring. Day after day, the same snow is frozen outside her window and the skies above are as gray as the day before. And then Sophie... More Info

Neil Flambé and the Duel in the Desert

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | February 21, 2017 | 304 pages
Neil, “the flamboyant, irrepressible chef” (Kirkus Reviews), hits the road in his food truck and drives right into a new case in the sixth book in The Neil Flambé Capers, the culinary mystery series celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey calls “good fun.” Neil has lost his beloved restaurant. Though... More Info

A Northern Alphabet

Tundra Books (NY) | March 7, 2017 | 28 pages
Available now in board book format for the first time, A Northern Alphabet is an early introduction to the letters by way of all things northern: the landscape, the people, and the flora and fauna. From A for anorak and B for bear to Q for quilt and Z for zinc mine, in these pages, children... More Info

The Land of Forgotten Girls

Greenwillow Books | February 14, 2017 | 304 pages
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A Season of Daring Greatly

Greenwillow Books | February 14, 2017 | 432 pages
Eighteen-year-old Jill Cafferty just made history. Her high school’s star pitcher, she is now the first woman drafted by a major league baseball team. Only days after her high school graduation, she’ll join the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Class A Short Season team . . . but not everyone is happy to... More Info

I Am Not a Chair!

HarperCollins | February 14, 2017 | 40 pages
Grab the best seat in the house with this funny, touching picture book about a giraffe who keeps being mistaken for a chair! From the acclaimed author-illustrator of There’s a Giraffe in My Soup, Ross Burach, comes a curious tale about finding one’s courage and standing up for oneself. Full of... More Info

King's Cage

HarperTeen | February 7, 2017 | 448 pages
In the third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series, Mare is forced to play a psychological cat-and-mouse game with an old and deadly enemy, where the stakes are not only the future of the Red Rebellion but the sanctity of her own mind.  More Info

Alfie Cat in Trouble

April 1, 2016 | 160 pages
Bringing the star of smash-hit Sunday Times bestselling Alfie the Doorstep Cat to a younger readership with a brand new ALFIE story. Alfie is everyone's favourite cat. A big ball of grey fur who changes the lives of every family he meets. When the Clover family move into Alfie's neighbourhood he... More Info

Akata Witch

Viking Childrens Books | April 1, 2011 | 352 pages
Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers which she and three similarly gifted friends use to catch a serial killer.  More Info

Night Animals

Campbell Books | December 29, 2016 | 10 pages
Explore a meadow, busy farm, dark street and noisy garden in First Explorers: Night Animals. Meet owls, foxes and bats and lots of other amazing creatures who come out at nighttime.Each scene has chunky push, pull and slide mechanisms, animals to spot and fun facts about night creatures.... More Info

Antoinette

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | February 21, 2017 | 40 pages
Antoinette—a very special poodle—learns to follow her heart and be herself in this charming companion to Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson’s beloved Gaston. Antoinette’s three burly brothers each have a special talent. Rocky is clever. Ricky is fast! And Bruno is STRONG. Mrs. Bulldog... More Info

Before I Fall Movie Tie-in Edition

HarperCollins | February 7, 2017 | 496 pages
This special paperback edition of the New York Times bestselling novel by award-winning author Lauren Oliver features poster art from the major motion picture starring Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, and Kian Lawley, as well as special interviews about the making of the movie. Samantha Kingston has it... More Info

Birds Board Book

Greenwillow Books | February 7, 2017 | 32 pages
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Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny

HarperFestival | January 24, 2017 | 24 pages
Join Fancy Nancy in a fabulous 8x8 storybook adventure, complete with fancy stickers! Fancy Nancy can’t wait for Easter. And this year, JoJo’s class pet, Nibbles the bunny, is staying at the Clancys’ house for the weekend. But when Bree and Freddy come over to begin an Easter egg hunt,... More Info

Forest of Wonders

HarperCollins | February 7, 2017 | 368 pages
Now in paperback, the captivating fantasy-adventure about a boy, a bat, and an amazing transformation from Newbery-winning author Linda Sue Park. Raffa Santana has always loved the mysterious Forest of Wonders. For a gifted young apothecary like him, every leaf could unleash a kind of magic. When... More Info

Count Your Chickens

Tundra Books (NY) | February 7, 2017 | 32 pages
Chickens, chickens everywhere -- going to the county fair! Follow a family of chickens as they prepare for their big outing. You'll see chickens wondering what to wear, baking pies, painting their toes and knitting socks. A stroll through town reveals that everyone else is excited for the... More Info

Labra-cadabra-dor's Revenge

Little Simon | February 7, 2017 | 128 pages
The tricky magician Labra-cadabra-dor puts Rider under a spell in this seventh Rider Woofson adventure. When the tricky Labra-cadrabra-dor breaks out of prison, Rider gears up to face his old nemesis. But this time Labra-cadabra-dor is one step ahead and zaps Rider under an evil spell. Will Rora... More Info

Island of Dragons

Aladdin | February 7, 2017 | 560 pages
Twins Alex and Aaron Stowe are put to the ultimate test to fulfill their destinies and save both Quill and Artimé from the deadliest enemy the cities have ever faced in the thrilling conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Unwanteds series, which Kirkus Reviews called “The Hunger Games... More Info

Dark Days Pact

Razorbill | January 31, 2017 | 496 pages
The much-anticipated sequel toNew York Timesbestselling author Alison Goodman's acclaimedThe Dark Days Club a smashing combination of Buffy and Jane Austen June 1812. Just weeks after her catastrophic coming-out ball, Lady Helen Wrexhall now disowned by her uncle is a full member of the... More Info

Unrivaled

Katherine Tegen Books | January 31, 2017 | 448 pages
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Alyson Noël comes the first book in the Beautiful Idols series. With mystery, suspense, and an insiders-only look at Los Angeles that echoes Gossip Girl’s racy and real New York, fans of Pretty Little Liars and readers who crave pulse-pounding romance... More Info

Touch the Brightest Star Board Book

Greenwillow Books | January 31, 2017 | 42 pages
No summary available.

Waiting for the Whales

March 7, 2017 | 32 pages
In this timeless picture book, an old man lives alone on a bluff overlooking the sea and awaits the whales' return each year to the bay.  More Info

Uncle Wally's Old Brown Shoe

January 17, 2017 | 32 pages
A shoe journeys through an imaginative world to encounter a variety of intriguing animals and insects along its way. A cumulative and circular story of visual delights. Full color.  More Info

Will to Survive

Razorbill | January 24, 2017 | 320 pages
Now in paperback, the final book in Eric Walters' explosive Rule of Three trilogy! After the shocking personal attack on Herb and Adam, the citizens of the fortified neighborhood of Eden Mills are realizing their worst fears: while the power remains off, desperation will grow, leading to more... More Info

Pete the Cat: Five Little Ducks

HarperCollins | January 24, 2017 | 32 pages
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Plant the Tiny Seed

Greenwillow Books | January 24, 2017 | 40 pages
There is magic in every tiny seed. The seeds that come in little paper packets and those that fall from flowers and plants. In every garden and every flowerpot, magic can grow. With a little sunlight, a little water, and a little help from birds and worms and bees, a tiny seed sprouts, a plant... More Info

How to Be a Bigger Bunny

Katherine Tegen Books | January 24, 2017 | 32 pages
Florence and Wendell Minor, the husband-and-wife team behind If You Were a Penguin, If You Were a Panda Bear, and Christmas Tree!, have created a picture book treasure featuring a cast of adorable bunnies. The artwork and story are reminiscent of picture book classics by Margaret Wise Brown and... More Info

Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

HarperCollins | January 24, 2017 | 40 pages
In this picture book biography, the late New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and acclaimed artist Floyd Cooper take readers on an inspiring journey through the life of Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass was a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become an icon.  More Info

La Merveilleuse Machine à Se Faire des Amis

February 1, 2017 | 32 pages
See below for English description. Une fable amusante du créateur de la série de livres à succès Gros Ours grincheux. Un beau jour, Pep, la poulette la plus amicale de la ferme Bagatelle, trouve une merveilleuse machine à se faire des amis : un téléphone intelligent. Elle décide... More Info

Cart and Cwidder

HarperCollins Children's Books | November 3, 2016 | 336 pages
The first book in the magical, epic adventure series from 'the Godmother of Fantasy', Diana Wynne Jones. Now back in print! For centuries, Dalemark has been a land divided by the warring earldoms of the North and South. Now, with the help of the mysterious gods of Dalemark, four extraordinary young... More Info

The Fabulous Friend Machine

January 31, 2017 | 32 pages
Popcorn the chicken has found a Fabulous Friend Machine-and now she's going to have more friends than ever! What could go wrong? When Popcorn, the friendliest chicken at Fiddlesticks Farm, finds a forgotten smartphone in the barn, she sets about making some brand new friends. Soon she is so busy... More Info

Slurp Monster Showdown (Geronimo Stilton Spacemice #9)

Scholastic Paperbacks | January 31, 2017 | 128 pages
Meet Geronimo Stiltonix He is a spacemouse -- the Geronimo Stilton of a parallel universe! He is captain of the spaceship "MouseStar 1." While flying through the cosmos, he visits distant planets and meets crazy aliens. His adventures are out of this world! "Slurp Monster Showdown" Geronimo... More Info

The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

Scholastic Press | January 31, 2017 | 48 pages
"The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, invigorated by the rooster's bravery, ousts the tyrannical... More Info

Untwine

Scholastic Incorporated | January 31, 2017 | 320 pages
Giselle Boyer and her identical twin, Isabelle, are as close as sisters can be, even as their family seems to be unraveling. Then the Boyers have a tragic encounter that will shatter everyone's world forever. Giselle wakes up in the hospital, injured and unable to speak or move. Trapped in the... More Info

Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Young Readers' Edition

HarperCollins | January 24, 2017 | 288 pages
An in-depth look into the extraordinary life of the world’s most important entrepreneur, Elon Musk This fascinating and easily accessible young readers’ adaptation of Ashlee Vance’s New York Times bestselling Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future features... More Info

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