Books published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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
$22.99

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
$10.99

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
$23.99

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
$23.99

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
$21.99

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
$23.99

Ada's Violin

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | March 1, 2016 | 40 pages
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$10.99

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

Rethinking Normal

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 30, 2014 | 272 pages
In her unique, generous, and affecting voice, nineteen-year-old Katie Hill shares her personal journey of undergoing gender reassignment. Have you ever worried that you’d never be able to live up to your parents’ expectations? Have you ever imagined that life would be better if you were just... More Info

Some Assembly Required

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 30, 2014 | 256 pages
Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this winning memoir. We’ve all felt uncomfortable in our own skin at some point, and we’ve all been told that “it’s just a part of growing... More Info

Ali

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 23, 2014 | 96 pages
The impressive life story of Muhammad Ali is interwoven with vital moments in American history in this visually stunning, full-color biography. The story of famed boxing champion Muhammad Ali is more appealing and accessible than ever before when told as though it’s happening in real time,... More Info

Me & Dog

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 16, 2014 | 48 pages
This endearing friendship story about a boy and his dog from a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer gently explores a timeless question: who’s really in charge? Meet Sid. He’s an ordinary kid. He’s far from perfect. But to Murphy, Sid’s faithful dog, Sid is the whole world. Murphy thinks Sid is... More Info

Aftershock

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 1, 2014 | 304 pages
A new era is beginning in the villainous world of H.I.V.E. as civil war looms, forcing Otto and his friends to take sides—perhaps against each other. Scheming, extorting, menacing, and general evilness are nothing new in the world of villainy—indeed, it’s expected, especially at the Higher... More Info

Zero Hour

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | March 19, 2013 | 304 pages
As a final battle with Overlord looms near, the H.I.V.E. heroes are up against an unimaginably dangerous weapon. Bad news for the Higher Institute of Villainous Education, aka H.I.V.E.: Overlord is reborn and has developed the chilling ability to move from body to body, erasing the host’s... More Info

Rogue

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 4, 2012 | 320 pages
Could H.I.V.E. have finally turned Otto Malpense into an evil super-villain? The leaders of the world’s villainous forces are being picked off one by one in a series of mysterious attacks, and when Dr. Nero finds out it is Otto who’s behind them, he has no choice but to issue a “capture or... More Info

Escape Velocity

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | March 20, 2012 | 368 pages
Now in paperback, a riveting installment in an action-packed series. Students and staff at H.I.V.E.—the Higher Institute of Villainous Education—are horrified to discover that Dr. Nero has been captured by the forces of H.O.P.E.—the Hostile Operative Prosecution Executive—the world’s... More Info

Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | May 13, 2014 | 320 pages
"In 19th century London, Jack Foster discovers a mysterious mechanical world he may never escape"--  More Info

Spy Camp

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 8, 2014 | 352 pages
In this follow-up to the Edgar-nominated Spy School, top-secret training continues into summer for aspiring spy Ben Ripley—and so does the danger. Ben Ripley is a middle-schooler whose school is not exactly average—he’s spent the last year training to be a top-level spy and dodging all sorts... More Info

Five, Six, Seven, Nate!

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | January 21, 2014 | 304 pages
In the sequel to Better Nate Than Ever, Nate Foster’s Broadway dreams are finally coming true. Armed with a one-way ticket to New York City, small-town theater geek Nate is off to start rehearsals for E.T.: The Broadway Musical. It’s everything he ever practiced his autograph for! But as... More Info

Better Nate Than Ever

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | February 5, 2013 | 288 pages
A small-town boy hops a bus to New York City to crash an audition for E.T.: The Musical. Nate Foster has big dreams. His whole life, he’s wanted to star in a Broadway show. (Heck, he’d settle for seeing a Broadway show.) But how is Nate supposed to make his dreams come true when he’s stuck in... More Info

Brimsby's Hats

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | December 31, 2013 | 40 pages
A lonely hat maker uses quirky creativity to make friends in this delightful picture book that will charm readers young and old. Brimsby is a happy hat maker—until his best friend goes off to find adventure at sea. Now Brimsby is a lonely hat maker, unsure of what to do. But since making hats is... More Info

Ruby Goldberg's Bright Idea

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | January 7, 2014 | 144 pages
Ruby wants first prize at the fifth grade science fair—and she thinks her quirky, creative, Rube Goldberg–esque invention is just the way to get it! Ten-year-old Ruby Goldberg is determined to win her school science fair and beat her nemesis Dominic Robinson. She’s snagged second place for... More Info

Cousin Irv from Mars

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2013 | 40 pages
From the author/illustrator of Monsters Eat Whiny Children comes a humorous tale about learning to accept your family—even if one of them is an alien. Teddy isn’t excited about Cousin Irv’s visit. Cousin Irv is too weird. He steals Teddy’s pillow, eats Teddy’s food, and even plays with... More Info

The Great Lollipop Caper

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 7, 2013 | 48 pages
One cranky caper is about to learn that being salty might be just as good as being sweet. Having adults love his acidic taste is not enough for Mr. Caper. He wants more. He wants the children of the world to love him—just as much as they love the sweet, saccharine Lollipop. And thus a plot is... More Info

Anyway*

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | May 7, 2013 | 192 pages
"At summer camp, 12-year-old Max reinvents himself as the daring and fearless ""Mad Max,"" and although he regrets some of his behavior among strangers, he tries to maintain some of that fearlessness when he returns home to his friends."  More Info

Kill Switch

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 23, 2013 | 176 pages
A gripping account of espionage and loyalty that Booklist calls “a compact, frayed-nerves bundle of brilliance,” from National Book Award Finalist Chris Lynch. All Daniel wants to do is spend one last summer with his grandfather before he moves away for college and his grandfather’s dementia... More Info

The Sissy Duckling

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 17, 2005 | 40 pages
Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake cakes. While they like to play baseball, he wants to put on the halftime show. Elmer is a great big sissy. But when his father is wounded by a hunter's shot, Elmer proves that the biggest sissy can also be... More Info

I'm Bored

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 4, 2012 | 40 pages
There is NOTHING boring about being a kid, but one little girl is going to have to prove it in this anything-but-boring picture book from comedian Michael Ian Black. Just when a little girl thinks she couldn’t possibly be more bored, she stumbles upon a potato who turns the tables on her by... More Info

Creepy Carrots!

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 21, 2012 | 40 pages
The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch in this clever picture book parable about a rabbit who fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots. He eats them on the way to school. He eats them going to Little League. He eats them... More Info