Books published by Simon and Schuster


Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 208 pages
"Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--  More Info

Irena's Children

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 288 pages
Presents the story of a Holocaust rescuer to reveal the formidable risks she took to her own safety to save some 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.  More Info


Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 48 pages
Celebrate the indomitable spirit of Muddy Waters, a blues musician whose fierce and electric sound laid the groundwork for what would become rock and roll.  More Info

A Little Taste of Poison

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 384 pages
Twelve-year-old Isaveth eagerly accepts an opportunity to study at the most exclusive magical school in the city but her scholarship might prove be more a trap than a gift.  More Info

It Takes a Village

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 40 pages
"It Takes a Village offers a universal, unifying message. It captures perfectly Clinton's vision of a multicultural America working toward a constructive goal. So hopeful and forward-looking." --The Washington Post "Inspired by her 2006 book of the same name, Clinton's unadorned text celebrates how... More Info

Fred & the Lumberjack

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 40 pages
"Fred has built a den. But not just any den. His DREAM DEN. Problem is, it's missing one small thing.... Maybe the lumberjack he meets in the woods can help!"--  More Info

This Is a Good Story

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 40 pages
A girl picks up her colored pencils and starts drawing a story, with frequent input from the narrator, of a Hero and Heroine rescuing the townsfolk of Our Setting, who have been imprisoned in the Dungeon of the Evil Overlord.  More Info

Sam & Eva

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 40 pages
Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but when the scene comes to life and gets out of control, she helps him escape.  More Info

Navel Gazing

Simon and Schuster | August 15, 2017 | 208 pages
When a medical diagnosis forces him to realize he's not getting any younger, Black reexamines his life as a middle-aged guy-- in the deadpan wit and self-deprecating vignettes that have become trademarks of his humor.  More Info

The Third Reich

Simon and Schuster | October 10, 2017 | 672 pages
"Based in part on documents seldom used by previous historians, this history of the Third Reich shows how the dramatic, improbable rise of the Nazis happened because of tragic miscalculations and blunders, then documents what life was like for ordinary Germans as the Nazis precipitated the horrors... More Info

Everything I Don't Remember

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 272 pages
A 2016 Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year, as Chosen by Joyce Carol Oates Winner of the August Prize, Sweden’s most prestigious literary honor, and from one of Sweden’s most celebrated and famous young writers, an innovative and gripping murder mystery that reads like a combination... More Info

Secret Origins

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 400 pages
Life is boring when you live in the real world, instead of starring in your own book series. Owen knows that better than anyone, what with the real world's homework and chores. But everything changes the day Owen sees the impossible happen--his classmate Bethany climb out of a book in the library.... More Info

Wild and Precious Life

Simon and Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 360 pages
"At the age of 29, Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. This was not, however, the end of her journey, but the beginning. Brittany's struggle to accept the diagnosis, and choose a path toward death, led eventually to the decision to take her own life before it could be taken... More Info

The Library Book

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 40 pages
Using the lyrics to Tom Chapin and Michael Mark's "The Library Song," this picture book celebrates the magic of reading and of libraries.  More Info

Everything You Want Me to Be

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 352 pages
People’s Best New Books Pick The Wall Street Journal’s Best New Mysteries “Fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl will devour this fast-paced story.”—InStyle "Readers drawn to this compelling psychological thriller because of its shared elements with Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl (2012) will be... More Info

World Record Mystery

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 96 pages
Everyone in River Heights has shown up to watch Katie McCabe try to beat the world record for the Dance-A-Thon game. Judges are coming to the arcade to see how quickly she can spin across the electronic dance floor and how many points she can win.  More Info

Sven Carter & the Trashmouth Effect

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 400 pages
After an accident that causes his arm to fall off and reattach itself, Sven "Trashmouth" Carter learns he is a high-tech humanoid created as part of an elaborate plan to destroy the human race.  More Info

Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 208 pages
Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he’s begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions... More Info

Salam Alaikum

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 40 pages
An illustrated song celebrating life and encouraging readers to spread peace on earth.  More Info

The Grouchy Historian

Simon and Schuster | October 10, 2017 | 352 pages
In the tradition of Al Franken and Michael Moore, Ed Asner—a.k.a. Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show—reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it. Ed Asner, a self-proclaimed dauntless Democrat from the old days, figured that... More Info

Littler Women

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 224 pages
During one year, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March, aged nine to thirteen, get to know their neighbors the Lawrences, attend school dances and sleepovers, have first crushes, and grow closer despite their differences.  More Info


Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 288 pages
An Arab-American college student struggles to live with epilepsy in this starkly colored and deeply-cutting graphic novel. Isaac wants nothing more than to be a functional college student—but managing his epilepsy is an exhausting battle to survive. He attempts to maintain a balancing act between... More Info

The Little Reindeer

Simon and Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 32 pages
Originally published: London: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 2016 under the title Ollie's Christmas reindeer.  More Info

Muslim Girl

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 144 pages
At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home in New Jersey as two planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. That same year, she heard her first racial slur. Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age is the extraordinary account of Amani's coming of age in a country that... More Info

Ada Lace Sees Red

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 144 pages
Eight-year-old Ada Lace is determined to win the robot-building competition but is struggling with her art class so she soon wonders if there might be a way to use both science and art to solve her problems.  More Info

The Power of Moments

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 320 pages
The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work. While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive... More Info

Ada Lace, on the Case

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 128 pages
"Eight-year-old Ada, who has a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries, teams up with her best friend, Nina, to find a missing dog."--  More Info

Writing to Save a Life

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 224 pages
Wideman "traces the life of the father of iconic civil rights martyr Emmett Till--a man who was executed by the Army ten years before Emmett's murder--presenting an ... exploration of individual and collective memory in America by one of the most formidable black intellectuals of our... More Info

It's Hockey Time, Franklin!

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 24 pages
"Franklin is excited to play hockey with Charlie Brown until Peppermint Patty refuses to share the ice. Franklin waits his turn, but when another group of kids tries to take over; Franklin finally laces up. Can he and Peppermint Patty lead their friends to victory in a winner-take-all hockey game,... More Info

Why We Sleep

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 368 pages
Offers a look at sleep and dreaming that incorporates the important discoveries of the last two decades regarding their purpose, addressing their importance in such functions as learning, logical thinking, emotional regulation, and metabolism.  More Info


Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 288 pages
What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians! What winter sport do trees participate in? Al-pine skiing! What do construction workers use to block traffic in winter? Snow cones!... More Info

Born to Run

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 528 pages
Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himselfto writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that... More Info

The Glass Town Game

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 544 pages
"Inside a small Yorkshire parsonage, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily, and Anne Brontë have invented a game called Glass Town, where their toy soldiers fight Napoleon and no one dies. This make-believe land helps the four escape from a harsh reality: Charlotte and Emily are being sent away to a... More Info

Leonardo Da Vinci

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 624 pages
"A powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life....the book is a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it."—The New Yorker “Majestic . . . Enthralling, masterful, and passionate.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “A monumental tribute to a titanic figure.”—Publishers... More Info

I Have a Balloon

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 40 pages
"Owl has a red balloon and Monkey wants it, but Owl does not want to share. So Monkey tries to find something to trade for the balloon"--  More Info


Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 44 pages
Good and bad luck accompany Ned from New York to Florida on his way to a surprise party.  More Info

Dear World

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 224 pages
“A story of love and courage amid brutality and terror, this is the testimony of a child who has endured the unthinkable.” —J.K. Rowling “I’m very afraid I will die tonight.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 2, 2016 “Stop killing us.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 6, 2016 “I... More Info

Laugh Out Loud I Ruff Jokes

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 208 pages
Keep the giggles going with the third book in the Laugh Out Loud series, Laugh Out Loud I Ruff Jokes. A family-friendly meme joke book, Laugh Out Loud I Ruff Jokes pairs hilarious animal photographs with irreverent, goofy memes that will give kids and parents laughing fits. Filled with snooty cats,... More Info


Simon and Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 256 pages
Comedian Gabbie Hanna brings levity to the twists and turns of modern adulthood in this exhilarating debut collection of illustrated poetry. In poems ranging from the singsong rhythms of children’s verses to a sophisticated confessional style, Gabbie explores what it means to feel like a kid and... More Info

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Simon and Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 42 pages
Originally published in Chicago by Montgomery Ward in 1939.  More Info

The Shoe on the Roof

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 384 pages
Imagine...meeting someone with the same name, the same history, the same family, the same identity as you. Now, imagine meeting another person making the same exact claim. What would that do to you? From the Giller Prize–winning novelist of 419 comes the startling, funny, and heartbreaking story... More Info

The Princess and the Pea

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 24 pages
“A lost princess knocks on a castle door ... and soon falls in love with the prince who lives there. But will the princess pass the queen’s test? Set in Russia, with beautiful illustrations from Dinara Mirtalipova, this is the story of the princess and the pea!”—Back cover.  More Info


Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 240 pages
From the greens of Nova Scotia to the leafier buds of British Columbia, marijuana will soon be legal across Canada. Now you can weed all about it in this fun, irreverent guide to everyone’s favorite (soon-to-be) legal drug! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau—a politician who definitely has... More Info

Simple Acts of Kindness

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 208 pages
Practice kindness every day with these easy, accessible activities that range from helping the elderly to supporting animal welfare to protecting the local environment. In Simple Acts of Kindness, you’ll discover many ways to bring help and happiness to those around you, including: -Calling your... More Info

The Little Book of Self-Care

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 208 pages
This beautiful, inspiring book features 100 accessible activities that help you reconnect with your body, mind, spirit, and surroundings, and leave you feeling refreshed and ready to face the world again. Self-care is an essential part of wellness. From self-massage to meditations to decluttering,... More Info

Norbert’s Little Lessons for a Big Life

Simon and Schuster | October 10, 2017 | 144 pages
Norbert, the Internet’s cutest and most popular therapy dog, shares the lessons he’s learned from being a three-pound hero and philanthropist, demonstrating that you don’t need to be big to make a big difference in the world. Philosopher, intuitive healer, and fashion-forward snappy dresser,... More Info

The Rules of Magic

Simon and Schuster | October 10, 2017 | 384 pages
From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic. Find your magic. For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp... More Info

The Social Justice Warrior Handbook

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 144 pages
The Social Justice Warrior Handbook will unlock the secrets to identifying social injustice and surviving in a world that doesn’t care about your feelings. Whether you’re a militant feminist, social media activist, workplace warrior, privileged college student, or Hollywood actress desperate to... More Info

Manhattan Beach

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 448 pages
The long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. She is... More Info

More Girls Who Rocked the World

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 320 pages
"Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the 2012 bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and inspiring collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who rocked the... More Info