Books published by Margaret K. McElderry Books

The Ability

Margaret K. McElderry Books | April 23, 2013 | 336 pages
Delve into the extraordinary abilities of the twelve-year-old mind in this thrilling start to a middle-grade series that expands the possibilities of power. No one has any confidence in twelve-year-old Christopher Lane. His teachers discount him as a liar and a thief, and his mom doesn’t have the... More Info


Margaret K. McElderry Books | April 2, 2013 | 304 pages
Can the railroad that is uniting America also bridge the gap between two boys from different backgrounds? Shortly after the Civil War, Malachy laces on his father’s boots and travels to the American West to work on the transcontinental railroad that will unite the country. In addition to the... More Info

A Little Book of Sloth

Margaret K. McElderry Books | March 5, 2013 | 64 pages
Cozy up with adorable baby sloths in this irresistible photographic picture book. Hang around just like a sloth and get to know the delightful residents of the Avarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica, the world’s largest sloth orphanage. You’ll fall in love with bad-boy Mateo, ooh and ahh over... More Info

Bear Says Thanks

Margaret K. McElderry Books | September 4, 2012 | 40 pages
What better way for Bear to say thanks, than to have a big dinner with all his friends! Bear has come up with the perfect way to say thanks—a nice big dinner! When Bear decides to throw a feast, his friends show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There’s just one... More Info