Books published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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It Came in the Mail

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 11, 2019 | 40 pages
From the author-illustrator of Something Extraordinary comes a tale filled with dragons, pickles, friendship, and lots of mail—perfect for fans of Mo Williams and Bob Shea. Liam really wants some mail, so he writes a letter to his mailbox asking for something in return. His mailbox delivers,... More Info
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Where Are My Books?

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 11, 2019 | 40 pages
A boy investigates a squirrelly situation to track down his missing stories in this charming ode to book lovers of all kinds. Spencer loves to read. He reads a book every night. But one morning his favorite book goes missing, and in its place is a tulip. Spencer searches high and low, but he... More Info
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Honeybees and Frenemies

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2019 | 256 pages
Twelve-year-old Flor faces a bittersweet summer with a pageant, a frenemy, and a hive full of honey. It’s the summer before eighth grade and Flor is stuck at home and working at her family’s mattress store, while her best friend goes off to band camp (probably to make new friends). It becomes... More Info
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Oliver Button Is a Sissy

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2019 | 48 pages
This beautiful edition of Tomie dePaola’s progressive 1979 classic stars a special little boy who won’t give up on the dreams that make him unique. Oliver Button is a sissy. At least that’s what the other boys call him. But here’s what Oliver Button really is: a reader, and an artist, and a... More Info
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I'm Worried

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2019 | 40 pages
A girl, a flamingo, and a worried potato star in the third book in New York Times bestselling author Michael Ian Black and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi’s series about feelings—and why they’re good, even when they feel bad. Potato is worried. About everything. Because anything might happen.... More Info
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Social Intercourse

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2019 | 320 pages
“A funny and satisfying love story [that] challenges simplistic preconceptions.” —Publishers Weekly Beckett Gaines, a gay teen living in South Carolina, has his world turned upside-down by a jock in this laugh-out-loud novel that’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets The Parent Trap.... More Info
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This Is MY Room!

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 28, 2019 | 48 pages
Jojo’s ready for her first night all alone in her very own room, but a menagerie of animals have other ideas in this charming and fun picture book. Jojo can’t wait to spend the night in her very own bed in her very own room. She doesn’t care what her big sister Margaret says, she’s NOT... More Info

Spy School British Invasion

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 30, 2019 | 320 pages
Superspy middle schooler Ben Ripley is finally going to take SPYDER down, once and for all, in this latest addition to the New York Times bestselling Spy School series. Stranded in Mexico after nearly capturing the leaders of SPYDER, thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley desperately needs to take a shower.... More Info
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Love from A to Z

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 30, 2019 | 352 pages
From William C. Morris Award Finalist S.K. Ali comes an unforgettable romance that is part The Sun Is Also a Star mixed with Anna and the French Kiss, following two Muslim teens who meet during a spring break trip. A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes—because... More Info
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An Invisible Thread

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 7, 2019 | 224 pages
From New York Times bestselling authors Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski comes the young readers edition of an unbelievable memoir about an unlikely friendship that forever changed the lives of a busy sales executive and a homeless eleven-year-old boy. On one rainy afternoon, on a crowded New... More Info

Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 21, 2018 | 48 pages
From Christian Trimmer and bestselling illustrator Jessie Sima comes an adorable and imaginative twist on the tale of Snow White…with lots more ponies! Sweet Snow Pony is loved by all for her beautiful coat as white as snow and her mane as black as ebony. Children come to her farm from all over... More Info

Karma Khullar's Mustache

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 14, 2018 | 288 pages
In the tradition of Judy Blume, debut author Kristi Wientge tackles the uncomfortable—but all too relatable—subject of female body hair and self-esteem with this “sparkling and triumphant tale of a middle school misfit” (Heather Vogel Frederick). Karma Khullar is about to start middle... More Info

Samurai Scarecrow

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | July 24, 2018 | 48 pages
A young ninja and his adorable younger sister who wants to be just like him are in for the Halloween of their lives in this tender sibling story with graphic novel–inspired illustrations, Samurai style. It is Halloween, and Yukio is excited to celebrate! But whatever Yukio does, his younger... More Info

Mr. Monkey Bakes a Cake

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | July 3, 2018 | 64 pages
Curious George meets Mr. Bean in this adorable new picture book series from author-illustrator Jeff Mack that follows the loveable Mr. Monkey on his wacky adventures. Mr. Monkey bakes a cake. He can’t wait to win a ribbon! But first he has to carry it to the contest. What could possibly go wrong?  More Info

Mr. Monkey Visits a School

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | July 3, 2018 | 64 pages
Curious George meets Mr. Bean in the second adorable new picture book series from author-illustrator Jeff Mack that follows the loveable Mr. Monkey on his wacky adventures. Mr. Monkey learns a trick. He can’t wait to put on a show! But first he has to find the school. What could possibly go... More Info

I Just Ate My Friend

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 26, 2018 | 40 pages
A creature has eaten his friend. Now he’s on a journey to find a new one with hilarious consequences in this bright, subversive debut picture book. A little creature is looking for a new friend, but he’s not having any luck. Why is he looking for a new friend, you ask? Because he ate his old... More Info

Learning to Breathe

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 26, 2018 | 336 pages
Sixteen-year-old Indy struggles to conceal her pregnancy while searching for a place to belong in this stunning debut novel that’s perfect for fans of Amber Smith and Sara Zarr. Indira Ferguson has done her best to live by her Grammy’s rules—to study hard in school, be respectful, and to... More Info

Ocean Meets Sky

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 15, 2018 | 48 pages
From the creators of the gorgeous bestseller The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about…the spot where the ocean meets the sky. It’s a good day for sailing. Finn lives by the sea and the sea lives by him.... More Info

Be the One

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 15, 2018 | 128 pages
Emmy Award–winning ABC News chief national correspondent and Nightline coanchor, Byron Pitts shares the heartbreaking and inspiring stories of six young people who overcame impossible circumstances with extraordinary perseverance. Abuse. Bullying. War. Drug Addiction. Mental Illness. Violence.... More Info

Bubble

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 8, 2018 | 352 pages
Wonder meets Mark Haddon in the poignant and uplifting debut novel about superheroes, super-nurses, and the beauty you can find in hope. Eleven-year-old Joe has never had a life outside of the hospital, with its beeping machines and view of London’s rooftops. His condition means he’s not... More Info

Spindrift and the Orchid

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 8, 2018 | 256 pages
A girl finds herself entrenched in a dark mystery after the deaths of her parents in this fantastical novel from the author of The House of Months and Years. When a man walks into her grandfather’s curiosity shop and asks about a black orchid, Spindrift turns him away. She’s never seen such a... More Info

Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 1, 2018 | 96 pages
From Emily Calandrelli—host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the third novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology. Third grader... More Info

Waste of Space

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 24, 2018 | 336 pages
New York Times bestselling series Tensions are running high when multi-billionaire Lars Sjoburg is poisoned and demands to go home and everyone is looking to Dash Gibson to solve the case in this third and final book in the New York Times bestselling Moon Base Alpha series. Moon Base Alpha was... More Info

First Class Murder

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 17, 2018 | 336 pages
A murdered heiress, a missing necklace, and a train full of shifty, unusual, and suspicious characters leaves Daisy and Hazel with a new mystery to solve in this third novel of the Wells & Wong Mystery series. Hazel Wong and Daisy Wells are taking a vacation across Europe on world-famous... More Info

Panda-monium

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | March 20, 2018 | 368 pages
New York Times bestselling author Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth when the zoo’s newest addition goes missing—before she even arrives!—in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series. FunJungle is frenzied, awaiting the arrival... More Info

Spy Ski School

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 10, 2017 | 384 pages
Ben Ripley enrolls in ski school, where the slopes, and the stakes, get really steep in this bestselling follow-up to the Edgar Award–nominated Spy School, Spy Camp, and Evil Spy School. Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley is not exactly the best student spy school has ever seen—he keeps flunking... More Info

The Bad Kid

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 5, 2017 | 304 pages
Claudeline Feng LeBernardin learns what it really means to be bad in this “sharp, fun, and optimistic” (Kirkus Reviews) Edgar Award–nominated mystery reminiscent of Harriet the Spy. Claudeline Feng LeBernardin is very good at being bad. Her Grandpa Si was a real-life gangster, and Claude... More Info

The Lost Property Office

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 31, 2017 | 416 pages
James R. Hannibal presents a thrilling adventure through history, complete with mysteries, secret items, codes, and a touch of magic in this stunning middle grade debut. Thirteen-year-old Jack Buckles is great at finding things. Not just a missing glove or the other sock, but things normal people... More Info

Karma Khullar's Mustache

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 15, 2017 | 272 pages
Debut author Kristi Wientge tackles the uncomfortable—but all too relatable—subject of female body hair and self-esteem with this sweet and charming novel in the tradition of Judy Blume. Karma Khullar is about to start middle school, and she is super nervous. Not just because it seems like her... More Info

Some Kind of Happiness

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 16, 2017 | 400 pages
Reality and fantasy collide in this “beautiful and reflective tale” (Booklist, starred review) for fans of Counting by 7s and Bridge to Terabithia, about a girl who must save a magical make-believe world in order to save herself. Things Finley Hart doesn’t want to talk about: -Her parents,... More Info

Mother-Daughter Book Camp

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 2, 2017 | 352 pages
Spend one last summer with the Mother-Daughter Book Club at camp in this bittersweet conclusion to Heather Vogel Frederick’s beloved and bestselling series. After so many summers together, Emma, Jess, Megan, Becca, and Cassidy are reunited for one final hurrah before they go their separate ways.... 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

The Lost Property Office

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | November 8, 2016 | 400 pages
James R. Hannibal presents a thrilling adventure through history, complete with mysteries, secret items, codes, and a touch of magic in this stunning middle grade debut. Thirteen-year-old Jack Buckles is great at finding things. Not just a missing glove or the other sock, but things normal people... More Info

Big Game

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 11, 2016 | 368 pages
"Someone is trying to hunt FunJungle's Asian greater one-horned rhinoceros, and twelve-year-old Teddy Fitzroy is on the case"--  More Info

Edward Gets Messy

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 13, 2016 | 32 pages
A very particular little pig discovers the joys that come with getting messy in this sweet and silly debut picture book. Edward the pig never pets friendly dogs on the street. He never, ever eats food that spills or splatters. And he never, ever, EVER uses markers or glue sticks or paint. They are... More Info

Candy Cane Lane

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 20, 2016 | 48 pages
A group of misfit holiday decorations come vividly to life as they try to make their way home for the holidays in this enchanting and heartwarming picture book from Scott Santoro. The houses on Candy Cane Lane have some of the most spectacular holiday decorations around, so when a winter storm hits... More Info

Bird, Butterfly, Eel

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | February 24, 2009 | 32 pages
Change is all around us. From the first buds of springtime to the first autumn frost, nature shows us that change is all around us and that the world has its own way of beginning anew. Bird, Butterfly, and Eel spend their summers on the same coastal farm, but in the fall they go to very distant and... More Info

Ada's Violin

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | March 1, 2016 | 40 pages
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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

Evil Spy School

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 5, 2016 | 352 pages
When Ben gets kicked out of the CIA’s spy school, he enrolls with the enemy. From New York Times bestselling author, Stuart Gibbs, this companion to the Edgar Award–nominated Spy School and Spy Camp is rife with action, adventure, and espionage. During a spy school game of Capture the Flag,... More Info

Parrotfish

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 6, 2015 | 304 pages
The groundbreaking novel from critically acclaimed author Ellen Wittlinger that tells the story of a transgender teen’s search for identity and acceptance has now been updated to include current terminology and an updated list of resources. Angela Katz-McNair never felt quite right as a girl. So... More Info

Naughty Mabel

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 6, 2015 | 48 pages
A pampered pup takes center stage at her parents’ party in this charmingly hilarious picture book from film and Broadway star Nathan Lane (of The Lion King and The Producers fame) and Devlin Elliott! Meet Mabel, the fanciest French bulldog the Hamptons have ever seen. Mabel is many things: sassy,... More Info

Neil Flambé and the Bard's Banquet

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | February 23, 2016 | 336 pages
Neil, “the flamboyant, irrepressible chef” (Kirkus Reviews), travels across the pond for a real honey of a case in the fifth book in The Neil Flambé Capers, the culinary mystery series celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey calls “good fun.” Neil Flambé has had enough with solving crime. After his... More Info

Samurai Santa

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 22, 2015 | 40 pages
A young ninja wants a snowball fight for Christmas, and he just might get his holiday wish in this picture book with graphic novel–inspired illustrations that celebrate the spirit of giving, Samurai style. It’s snowing on Christmas Eve! Yukio loves snowball fights, but none of the other ninjas... More Info

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 25, 2015 | 48 pages
The beautifully illustrated picture book about Hillary Clinton—now revised and updated with brand-new material about her time as Secretary of State. Before Hillary Clinton was in the running to be president, she was a young girl growing up outside Chicago who lost the election for student-body... More Info

Belly Up

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | July 5, 2011 | 320 pages
Twelve-year-old Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Fitzroy has murder on his hands and trouble on his tail. He believes that Henry, the hippopotamus at the brand-new FunJungle, has been murdered. The zoo’s top brass claim the hippo went belly up the natural way, but Teddy and his feisty friend Summer... More Info

A Creature Was Stirring

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 3, 2006 | 40 pages
'Twas the night before Christmas, and in this great house the creature who stirred was a boy, not a mouse. And while upstairs his parents were dreaming and snoring, with Santa so close, sleep seemed pretty boring. Esteemed New Yorker cover artist Carter Goodrich retells the story of 'Twas the night... More Info

Are We There, Yeti?

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | July 21, 2015 | 40 pages
When Bigfoot is driving the bus, a field trip can feel legendarily long…but the best surprise of all is yeti to come! When Yeti, the school bus driver, takes the class on a surprise trip, everyone wants to know: “Are we there, Yeti?” And when they finally arrive, a new adventure is in store!... More Info

The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | February 10, 2015 | 240 pages
Meet Randi Rhodes, the world’s first ninja detective! Mystery abounds in this “assured, entertaining whodunit” (Publishers Weekly), a 2014 IndieNext pick and the first in a new middle grade series from Academy Award–winning actress Octavia Spencer. Deer Creek is a small town whose only hope... More Info

Love Will See You Through

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | December 30, 2014 | 32 pages
The niece of Martin Luther King, Jr. reveals six timeless and universal principles that encompass the civil rights leader’s greatest legacy: Love will see you through. Growing up as the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., Angela Farris Watkins witnessed firsthand the principles and values that... More Info

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