Category: Kids' books

Red Queen

HarperTeen | June 7, 2016 | 416 pages
Victoria Aveyard’s internationally beloved #1 New York Times bestseller is now in paperback! Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural... More Info


Katherine Tegen Books | May 24, 2016 | 32 pages
RAIN! PUDDLES! MUD! Squish, squish, squish. Declan loves rain and splashing and mud! But the bunnies? Not so much! The perfect companion to the delightful Bunnies!!! Spare text, loads of fun, and heaps of emotion make Puddles!!! extraordinary for toddler read-alouds. Fans of Mo Willems and Sandra... More Info

My Weird School Fast Facts: Sports

HarperCollins | June 21, 2016 | 176 pages
Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! Did you know that the only sport that’s been played on the moon is golf? Did you know that an NFL quarterback once threw a touchdown pass to himself?! Learn more weird-but-true sports facts with A.J. and Andrea from Dan Gutman’s bestselling... More Info

I Love Cake!

Katherine Tegen Books | May 3, 2016 | 40 pages
Bestselling author Tammi Sauer’s characters are both lovable and mischievous. In I Love Cake!, the first picture book featuring irrepressible Moose, orderly Rabbit, and fun-loving Porcupine, Rabbit plans a fabulous birthday party with fun activities and a delicious cake. Porcupine and Moose come... More Info

The Fate of Ten

HarperCollins | June 28, 2016 | 432 pages
The sixth and penultimate book in the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! For years the Garde have fought the Mogadorians in secret, but now the invasion has begun. John is on the front lines in New York City. The odds may be stacked against him, but his best friend, Sam, has... More Info

The Copernicus Legacy: The Golden Vendetta

Katherine Tegen Books | May 3, 2016 | 528 pages
Filled with pulse-pounding action and cryptic codes, The Golden Vendetta is the third engrossing book in bestselling author Tony Abbott's cloak-and-dagger series for young readers. Fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson will love this adventurous series. It's been two months since the Kaplan... More Info

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book V

Balzer + Bray | May 3, 2016 | 416 pages
For fans of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society, here comes the fifth book in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, the acclaimed and hilarious Victorian mystery series by Maryrose Wood. Lord Fredrick Ashton may not feel ready to... More Info

Stolen Magic

HarperCollins | May 3, 2016 | 336 pages
The Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine, weaves a thrilling tale of mystery in this companion to A Tale of Two Castles. Elodie, the dragon detective Meenore, and the kindly ogre Count Jonty Um are all on their way to Elodie’s home island of Lahnt. Elodie has barely set foot... More Info

Challenger Deep

HarperTeen | April 26, 2016 | 320 pages
No summary available.

The First Hippo on the Moon

HarperCollins Children's Books | May 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Two big hippos. One enormous dream. Who can make it to the moon first?  More Info

It Wasn't Me

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 7, 2016 | 30 pages
Meet the Hueys - a fabulously quirky group of characters from international bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of 'How to Catch a Star' and 'Lost and Found'. A fight has broken out amongst The Hueys. But no one can remember what they're fighting about. If only... More Info

Darkmouth #1: The Legends Begin

HarperCollins | May 3, 2016 | 464 pages
Darkmouth: The Legends Begin is the first book in a spirited tween fantasy series that Kirkus Reviews called “Ghostbusters meets Percy Jackson as written by Terry Pratchett.” For generations, Finn’s family has protected Darkmouth from the fierce magical creatures known as Legends. Now the... More Info

The Berenstain Bears Visit the Firehouse

HarperFestival | June 28, 2016 | 24 pages
Ding, ding, ding! With an alarm bell, a sliding pole, and three big trucks, the firehouse is an exciting place to visit. Come along as the Berenstain Bears meet everyday heroes—firefighters! Young readers will love learning all about what it takes to save the day in this 8x8 picture book. The... More Info

Big Nate Puzzlemania

Balzer + Bray | May 17, 2016 | 224 pages
“Big Nate is funny, big time.”—Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid This sixth activity book, Big Nate Puzzlemania, is jam-packed with new activities for Nate fans of all ages. Showcasing favorite characters from Nate’s world and tons of amazing art, it has plenty of open space to... More Info

Samanthasaurus Rex

Balzer + Bray | May 3, 2016 | 32 pages
Samanthasaurus Rex is a funny and empowering picture book featuring a fresh new character: a girl dinosaur who marches to the beat of her own drum. Samanthasaurus Rex is not your typical T. rex. She’d rather paint animals than chase them. She prefers sorting bones to gnawing on them. Bite and... More Info

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Balzer + Bray | June 7, 2016 | 336 pages
William C. Morris Award Finalist A National Book Award Longlist Title Everybody is talking about Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda! "A remarkable gift of a novel."—Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle "I am so in love with this book."—Nina LaCour, author of Hold Still "Feels timelessly,... More Info

One Little Two Little Three Little Children

Balzer + Bray | May 3, 2016 | 32 pages
From bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio, with illustrations by Mary Lundquist, comes a charming new picture book in the vein of Liz Garton Scanlon’s All the World and Susan Meyers’s Everywhere Babies. One Little Two Little Three Little Children—an exuberant reinvention of the classic... More Info


Katherine Tegen Books | May 10, 2016 | 432 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

Goose on the Farm

HarperCollins | June 21, 2016 | 48 pages
When Sophie and Goose go on a class trip to the farm, Goose starts to feel left out and sets out on his own. He meets many new animals along the way, but it’s not quite the same as being with his friend Sophie, until . . . BAAA! Has Goose made a new friend? In Laura Wall’s latest heartwarming... More Info

How to Eat an Airplane

Katherine Tegen Books | May 24, 2016 | 40 pages
Eat a what? Eat an airplane. How do you do that? Have a dinner party, of course. The Bad Idea Book Club proudly presents our first installment in a series of practical guides for doing the absurd. Upcoming titles might or might not include: How to Camp Underwater How to Fold the Sun How to Walk a... More Info

Bone Gap

Balzer + Bray | April 26, 2016 | 368 pages
National Book Award Finalist “Ruby’s novel deserves to be read and reread. It is powerful, beautiful, extraordinary.”—School Library Journal Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised. But Finn knows what... More Info

The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | June 7, 2016 | 432 pages
Fairy tales are just the beginning. The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it's up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him... except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they're in danger. With only the help of the ragtag group of Goldilocks, Jack,... More Info

Teachers Rock!

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 19, 2016 | 32 pages
A celebration of the countless ways teachers change the world-with a free Back-to-School poster! Teachers are amazing! They teach you new things, make you laugh, and help you meet new friends. They always encourage you to do your best. They make the classroom a great place to be! From admiring the... More Info

Pinkalicious ABC

HarperFestival | May 31, 2016 | 32 pages
No summary available.

My Mum Is a Wonder

Islamic Foundation | April 12, 2016 | 24 pages
A young boy describes all the wonderful things his mum does for him, his family and their local community.  More Info

Champion for Health

James Lorimer & Company | February 12, 2016 | 128 pages
Clara Hughes has won multiple medals in both summer and winter Olympic Games. As a cyclist and speed skater, Clara pushed through pain to get to the finish line, trying to have her best race every day. Few knew that the same determination and focus were also needed to fight her own personal... More Info


James Lorimer & Company | February 12, 2016 | 32 pages
Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book offers information, quizzes, comics and true-to-life scenarios to help kids better understand gender identity... More Info

Mr. Particular

Sterling Children's Books | May 10, 2016 | 40 pages
Meet Mr. Particular--the world's choosiest champion! This superhero's super picky: he says NO to squishy mud, gross green things, tucked-in shirts, humming, and anything with coconut. But, when his friends in the "Super-Duper Group" finally get fed up with his fussiness, can Mr. Particular prove... More Info

Can You Canoe? and Other Adventure Songs

Sterling Children's Books | April 19, 2016 | 40 pages
I'm wondering if you'd go wandering with me Through the wilderness and woods To where the winds are blowin' free. The Grammy® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers--Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing--celebrate the beauty of nature and the joys of being outdoors and unplugged. Their family-friendly... More Info

I Am Not a Dinosaur!

Sterling Children's Books | April 5, 2016 | 40 pages
Not every prehistoric creature is a dinosaur! Long, long ago, many strange beasts roamed the Earth, and this delightful picture book, based on the fossil halls at the American Museum of Natural History, tells their story. Fun, fact-filled verses introduce 16 animals (including eleven... More Info

The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | May 3, 2016 | 112 pages
No summary available.

The Lie Tree

Amulet Books | May 10, 2016 | 384 pages
On an island off the south coast of Victorian England, fourteen-year-old Faith investigates the mysterious death of her father, who was involved in a scandal, and discovers a tree that feeds upon lies and gives those who eat its fruit visions of truth.  More Info

Little Sticker Dolly Dressing Fairy

May 1, 2016 | 24 pages
A younger version of the Sticker Dolly Dressing, this new series is sure to please little girls worldwide. Dress the little dollies with easy to stick stickers on the laminated pages. A fold out "car park" for the stickers will help little hands to prepare the clothes before dressing the dollies.  More Info

Anne of Green Gables

August 1, 2015 | 24 pages
The classic story by Canadian author L.M. Montgomery, retold for younger readers with simple, engaging text and vibrant illustrations. A perfect book to share with younger children or for older children to read for themselves.  More Info

Kangaroo at the Zoo

April 1, 2016 | 24 pages
This is a hilarious new addition to the 'Phonic Readers' series. With simple rhyming text and phonic repetition specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills. Guidance notes for parents are included at the back of the book.  More Info

Hatter Madigan

Automatic Publishing | March 15, 2016 | 380 pages
During his first adventure, Hatter Madigan makes friends with a group of new cadets and find themselves almost immediately launched on their first adventure; when Hatter and other cadets have ghost sightings. They soon learn that these "ghosts" are connected to the academy's H.A.T.B.O.X... More Info

Nooks & Crannies

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 10, 2016 | 352 pages
Eleven-year-old Tabitha Crum, whose parents were just about to abandon her, is invited to the country estate of a wealthy countess along with five other children and told that one of them will become her heir.  More Info

Heidi Heckelbeck Makes a Wish

Simon and Schuster | May 17, 2016 | 160 pages
To undo a disastrous spell, second-grader Heidi Heckelbeck must grant three wishes without magic.  More Info

Basil and the Cave of Cats

Simon and Schuster | May 17, 2016 | 112 pages
Named one of “13 Detective Book Series You Obsessed over as a Kid” by and the inspiration for a hit Disney film, the masterful Great Mouse Detective series is now available to a whole new generation of readers! Basil the mouse detective sets off on a journey to solve one of the... More Info

Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat

Simon and Schuster | May 10, 2016 | 144 pages
Six misfits get stuck together in a middle school restroom and discover friendship. Includes playscript of the story.  More Info

Into the Wild

Simon and Schuster | May 3, 2016 | 112 pages
The Chicken Squad is back for their third (mis)adventure, and this time they’re facing off with whatever’s hiding in a mystery box in the backyard. A hilarious chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and Diary of a Worm. Our fluffy, fearless young detectives are back out... More Info

Snail and Slug

Simon and Schuster | May 3, 2016 | 32 pages
From the critically acclaimed author of The Perfect Pumpkin Pie comes a picture book about the friendship between a snail and a slug that teaches readers how good friends can help you do anything, including finding the courage to make a difference. It’s a hot, hot day and Snail invites her new... More Info

Sweet Peas and Honeybees

Simon and Schuster | May 10, 2016 | 128 pages
Anna and her friends throw a Summer Bee Bash in the fourth book in the Friendship Garden series. The Friendship Garden summer program is in full swing. The summer session, called Sweet Peas and Honeybees, is going to be all about flowers…and bugs. Anna hates bugs! But her little brother, Colin,... More Info

The Sword in the Stove

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | May 1, 2016 | 40 pages
"A quirky picture book in the spirit of Monty Python about two bumbling knights who keep finding objects in a stove (a sword, a shield, a helmet)...objects that ominously belong to their missing friend Harold"--  More Info

Ada's Violin

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | March 1, 2016 | 40 pages
No summary available.

The Story of Noodles

April 12, 2016 | 40 pages
The fun series continues - the cleverKang brothers make noodles!"  More Info

The Story of Chopsticks

April 12, 2016 | 40 pages
A colorful tale of how the creative boys of the Kang family invented chopsticks in China long ago.  More Info

Darcy Moon and the Aroona Frogs

Star Bright Books | March 31, 2016 | 128 pages
Darcy Moon is an ordinary girl with ordinary problems-she's low on cash and doesn't fit in with the cool crowd. That is, until she finds out she is an Earth Guardian who has to save the local swamp from disaster. The local swamp frogs are disappearing, and the food chain is broken. When a... More Info

Strong As a Bear

Enchanted Lion Books | June 7, 2016 | 40 pages
A graphically strong, yet surprisingly tender book of idioms comparing people and animals.  More Info

A Morning with Grandpa

Lee & Low Books | May 15, 2016 | 32 pages
Curious and energetic Mei Mei attempts some t'ai chi forms as her grandfather demonstrates them, then tries to teach him basic yoga poses. Includes introductions to t'ai chi and yoga, as well as instructions for the exercises described in the text.  More Info