Books published by Harper

The Prosperity Paradox

HarperBusiness | January 15, 2019 | 352 pages
Clayton M. Christensen, the author of such business classics as The Innovator’s Dilemma and the New York Times bestseller How Will You Measure Your Life, and co-authors Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon reveal why so many investments in economic development fail to generate sustainable prosperity, and... More Info

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

HarperCollins | January 15, 2019 | 40 pages
An inspiring picture book biography of storyteller, puppeteer, and New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, who championed bilingual literature. When she came to America in 1921, Pura Belpré carried the cuentos folklóricos of her Puerto Rican homeland. Finding a new home at the New York... More Info

The Legend of Skeleton Man

HarperCollins | January 15, 2019 | 288 pages
This spine-tingling middle grade collection brings together Skeleton Man and The Return of Skeleton Man—two modern classics that will chill you to the bone. R.L. Stine, bestselling author of the Goosebumps series, raved: “This book gave me nightmares!” Molly’s father grew up on the Mohawk... More Info

When Death Becomes Life

Harper | January 15, 2019 | 384 pages
"With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation—a clear and compelling account of the grueling daily work, the spell-binding history and the unsettling ethical issues that haunt this miraculous lifesaving treatment.  More Info

The Enchanted Hour

Harper | January 15, 2019 | 304 pages
A Wall Street Journal writer’s conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction. A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another,... More Info

Great Quotations

HarperCollins UK | November 1, 2018 | 352 pages
Discover the wisdom of Mahatma Gandhi alongside the wit of Groucho Marx in a collection of great and memorable quotations from across the centuries: an entertaining compendium of themed quotes from the most notable minds, orators, celebrities, writers and politicians that ever lived. Funny and... More Info
$22.99

Notes on a Nervous Planet

HarperAvenue | January 22, 2019 | 304 pages
The instant #1 international bestseller from the beloved author of How to Stop Time and The Humans The societies we are part of are increasingly making our minds ill. It very often feels that the way we live is almost engineered to make us unhappy. Whether it is our attitudes toward sleep, the... More Info

I Love You Already!

HarperCollins | January 8, 2019 | 32 pages
From the creators of Goodnight Already!, Jory John and Benji Davies, comes another standout hilarious picture book about Bear and Duck. Bear can't wait to spend a pleasant day by himself. His persistent next-door neighbor, Duck, wants to take a morning stroll . . . with Bear. He just wants Bear to... More Info
$21.00

It Devours!

Harper Perennial | January 8, 2019 | 368 pages
New York Times Bestseller A page-turning mystery exploring faith and science from the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name. “It Devours! is different from other mystery novels. It is as captivating... More Info
$9.99

Baby Says Board Book

HarperFestival | December 31, 2018 | 26 pages
The legendary Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author and illustrator John Steptoe shares the story of a baby who desperately wants to get his older brother’s attention. Now in board book! Spare text and lively illustrations tell the story of two brothers at opposite ends of a... More Info
$5.99

Pete the Cat's World Tour

HarperFestival | December 31, 2018 | 24 pages
Don't forget your passport...it's Pete the Cat's groovy tour around the world! This great 8x8 storybook includes over 30 stickers. In Pete the Cat's World Tour, from New York Times bestselling author and illustrator James Dean, Pete the Cat and his band have packed up their bags and are ready to... More Info
$10.99

Twenty Letters to a Friend

Harper Perennial | June 21, 2016 | 304 pages
Professor:  Fraser, Erica
Course Codes:  HIST 2600A
Semester:  Winter-2019
In this riveting, New York Times-bestselling memoir—first published by Harper in 1967—Svetlana Alliluyeva, subject of Rosemary Sullivan’s critically acclaimed biography, Stalin’s Daughter, describes the surreal experience of growing up in the Kremlin in the shadow of her father, Joseph... More Info
$18.50

Secret Lives of the Four Wives

Harper Collins | July 5, 2011 | 304 pages
Professor:  Adesanmi, Pius
Course Codes:  ENGL 2927
Semester:  Winter-2019
"I didn't just happen upon this room; I dreamed of the pale green walls before I arrived." Attempting to rise above the secrets of her past, Bolanle, a university graduate, marries Baba Segi, who promises her everything in exchange for agreeing to become his fourth wife. Thus she enters into a... More Info
$12.50

Hugs and Kisses for the Grouchy Ladybug

HarperCollins | December 18, 2018 | 32 pages
From the World of Eric Carle comes a brand-new book starring the Grouchy Ladybug, a favorite character for over 40 years! Perfect for fans of Love from the Hungry Caterpillar, this reminds us that that hugs and kisses truly make the world go 'round and that we all need love, even when we’re... More Info
$12.50

Kiss Collector

HarperTeen | December 18, 2018 | 320 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Sweet Evil series comes a sizzling new YA romance perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Kasie West, just in time for Valentine’s Day. A paperback original. Seventeen-year-old Zae Monroe is over relationships. Between getting cheated on by the only guy... More Info

They Both Die at the End

HarperTeen | December 18, 2018 | 400 pages
Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day.  More Info
$21.99

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Harper Collins | March 31, 1987 | 32 pages
Mufaro was a happy man. Everyone agreed that his two daughters were very beautiful. Nyasha was kind and considerate as well as beautiful, but everyone -- except Mufaro -- knew that Manyara was selfish, badtempered, and spoiled. When the king decided to take a wife and invited "The Most Worthy and... More Info

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

HarperBusiness | October 2, 2018 | 240 pages
In this timely manifesto, the authors of the New York Times bestseller Rework broadly reject the prevailing notion that long hours, aggressive hustle, and "whatever it takes" are required to run a successful business today. In Rework, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson introduced a new path... More Info

Dinosaur

HarperCollins Children's Books | July 23, 2018 | 32 pages
It's no peas please for Nancy, in this second title in the Dinosaur Juniors series from picture book genius Rob Biddulph! The second creatively cretaceous story from the bestselling Rob Biddulph in his brand new series about the first time moments that every (dinosaur) junior enjoys! It's... More Info
$19.99

House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | December 11, 2018 | 224 pages
A special 50th anniversary edition of the magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning classic from N. Scott Momaday, with a new preface by the author A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his grandfather’s, wedding him to... More Info

How a City Works

HarperCollins | December 11, 2018 | 40 pages
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$10.99

Katinka's Tail

HarperCollins Children's Books | May 23, 2018 | 32 pages
The brand new picture book from the beloved and iconic Judith Kerr. This magical new book from the one and only Judith Kerr is brimming with her trademark warm humour and exquisitely imaginative artwork. Come on a wondrous journey with Katinka, a perfectly ordinary pussycat, with a... More Info
$34.99

Sara Berman's Closet

Harper Design | October 30, 2018 | 128 pages
Maira Kalman, the author of the bestsellers The Principles of Uncertainty and The Elements of Style, and Alex Kalman, the designer, curator, writer, and founder of Mmuseumm, combine their talents in this captivating family memoir, a creative blend of narrative and striking visuals that is a paean... More Info

Untitled Picture

HarperCollins Children's Books | October 4, 2018 | 32 pages
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$24.99

Alice Isn't Dead

Harper Perennial | October 30, 2018 | 336 pages
From the New York Times bestselling co-author of It Devours! and Welcome to Night Vale comes a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead. “This is not a story. It’s a road trip.” Keisha Lewis lived a quiet life with her... More Info

Worst. Movie. Ever.

HarperCollins Children's Books | September 24, 2018 | 144 pages
Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS illustrator Ben Cort. When Famous actor Jolley Roger comes to make a movie on Crossbones Island, Pirate Blunderbeard is determined to get... More Info
$29.99

To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel

Harper | October 30, 2018 | 288 pages
A beautifully crafted graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee’s beloved, Pulitzer prize–winning American classic. "Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird." A haunting portrait of race and class, innocence and injustice, hypocrisy... More Info
$36.99

The Future of Capitalism

Harper | December 4, 2018 | 256 pages
From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it. Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of the United States and other Western societies: thriving cities versus rural counties, the highly... More Info
$21.00

Future Home of the Living God

Harper Perennial | November 13, 2018 | 288 pages
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a... More Info
$21.00

Breaking Free

Harper Paperbacks | November 13, 2018 | 320 pages
In this searing memoir of survival in the spirit of Stolen Innocence, the daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the FLDS Church, takes you deep inside the secretive polygamist Mormon fundamentalist cult run by her family and how she escaped it. Born into the Fundamentalist Church... More Info
$12.50

Everless

HarperTeen | December 4, 2018 | 384 pages
New York Times bestseller! "Sara Holland is a fierce storyteller. Everless gives new and terrifying meaning to the phrase running out of time." —Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval “Holland’s lush, intricately drawn world hides an undercurrent of darkness underneath... More Info
$12.50

Among the Red Stars

HarperTeen | November 27, 2018 | 384 pages
A suspenseful historical YA debut inspired by the true story of an all-female bomber unit in Russia during World War II. World War II has erupted in Valka’s homeland of Russia, and Valka is determined to help the effort. She’s a pilot—and a good one—so she eagerly joins an all-female bomber... More Info
$23.99

1917

Harper Perennial | November 27, 2018 | 496 pages
This is the story of two men, and the two decisions, that transformed world history in a single tumultuous year, 1917: Wilson’s entry into World War One and Lenin’s Bolshevik Revolution. In April 1917 Woodrow Wilson, champion of American democracy but also segregation; advocate for free trade... More Info
$12.50

It's Not Like It's a Secret

HarperTeen | November 13, 2018 | 400 pages
Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature * 2018 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults * 2018 Rainbow Book List * A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017 "Well-paced, brimming with drama, and utterly vital."—Kirkus (starred review) This charming and bittersweet coming-of-age... More Info
$8.50

Elephants

HarperCollins | November 27, 2018 | 40 pages
Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he investigates the many characteristics and behaviors of one of the world’s most beloved animals: the elephant! From their ancient relatives, woolly mammoths and mastodons, to their amazingly versatile trunks and strong ivory tusks, elephants... More Info
$21.99

All Right Already!

HarperCollins | November 13, 2018 | 32 pages
From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning creators of Goodnight Already!, I Love You Already!, and Come Home Already! SNOW DAY! Duck is super excited and can’t wait to play in the snow with his best friend, Bear. Bear isn’t excited about playing with Duck, or going out in the snow.... More Info

Why Mommy Drinks

HarperCollins | October 2, 2018 | 352 pages
Why Mommy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane. Boy Child Peter, Girl Child Jane and Daddy have exciting adventures with Mommy. Daddy likes gadgets. Peter and Jane like starting fires, trying to kill each other and driving Mommy to drink.... More Info
$9.99

Happy Easter, Mouse!

Harper Collins | January 26, 2010 | 24 pages
Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he tries to figure out who's leaving Easter eggs all over his house!  More Info

Wayside School Is Falling Down

Harper Collins | August 1, 1990 | 192 pages
More fun in The Wacky World of Wayside School "Watch closely," said Mrs. Jewls. "You can learn much faster using a computer instead of paper and pencil." Then she pushed the new computer out the window The children all watched it fall thirty floors and smash against the sidewalk. "See?" said Mrs.... More Info

Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger

Harper Collins | February 1, 1996 | 176 pages
Hooray! Wayside School is Open Again! All the kids from Wayside School had to spend 243 days in horrible schools while Wayside closed to get rid of the cows (Don't ask!). Now the kids are back and the fun begins again on every floor. Miss Much has prepared a Day on the 30th floor--with dogs and... More Info

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Harper Collins | August 1, 1985 | 128 pages
A Crazy Mixed-up School. There'd been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was supposed to be built with thirty classrooms one on top of the other...thirty stories tall! (The builder said he was very sorry.) That may be why all kinds of funny things happen at Wayside SChool...especially on the... More Info
$8.50

Little White Dogs Can't Jump

Harpercollins Australia | May 2, 2002 | 32 pages
Due to Smudge's short legs, he can't jump into the family car, causing his owner to construct various ways of tossing him into the vehicle.  More Info
$9.99

Stevie

Harper Collins | November 13, 1986 | 32 pages
An African-American child resents and then misses a little foster brother. One day my momma told me, "You know you're gonna have a little friend come stay with you." And I said, "Who is it?" and "For how long?" That's when Stevie moved in with his crybaby self. He played with my toys and broke... More Info
$5.99

Donavan's Word Jar

Harper Collins | August 8, 1998 | 80 pages
Donavan is fascinated by words. They seem to leap out at him from books, signs, even the back of cereal boxes. He savors each word as he learns to say it and discovers its meaning. He keeps the words he collects on slips of paper in a big glass jar. But one day the jar is almost full and Donavan... More Info
$8.50

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

HarperCollins | September 25, 1986 | 176 pages
Shirley Temple Wong sails from China to America with a heart full of dreams.Her new home is Brooklyn, New York. America is indeed a land full of wonders, but Shirley doesn't know any English, so it's hard to make friends. Then a miracle-baseball-happens. It is 1947, and Jackie Robinson, star of the... More Info

The Wish Giver

HarperCollins | April 18, 1986 | 192 pages
When a strange little man comes to the Coven Tree Church Social promising he can give people exactly what they ask for, three young believers-in-magic each make a wish that comes true in the most unexpected way.  More Info

Fed Up

HarperOne | November 13, 2018 | 272 pages
From Gemma Hartley, the journalist who ignited a national conversation on emotional labor, comes Fed Up, a bold dive into the unpaid, invisible work women have shouldered for too long—and an impassioned vision for creating a better future for us all. Day in, day out, women anticipate and manage... More Info

Time for Bed, Pete the Kitty

HarperFestival | December 4, 2018 | 12 pages
In this sweet touch-and-feel story, Pete the Kitty helps toddlers get ready for bed! Pete takes a fun bubble bath, brushes his teeth, and picks out his pajamas before saying good night. Toddlers will love climbing into bed and snuggling up next to Pete the Kitty before bedtime. From New York Times... More Info
$22.99

The Dakota Winters

HarperCollins Publishers | December 4, 2018 | 336 pages
An evocative and wildly absorbing novel about the Winters, a family living in New York City’s famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John Lennon’s assassination It’s the fall of 1979 in New York City when twenty-three-year-old Anton Winter, back from the Peace Corps and on... More Info

Father Christmas and Me

HarperCollins | November 6, 2018 | 304 pages
The third instalment in the series following A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas When Amelia Wishart is rescued from a life of misery by Father Christmas, she imagines life will be magical and fantastic. But it isn’t always easy growing up as a human in Elfhelm. For one thing,... More Info

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