Books published by Yearling Books

One Year in Coal Harbor

Yearling Books | September 9, 2014 | 216 pages
In a fishing village in British Columbia, Primrose tries to be a matchmaker, befriends Ked, a new foster child, tries to decide if she is willing to go to jail for her convictions, and together with Ked, publishes a cook book.  More Info

Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire!

Yearling Books | February 1, 2014 | 248 pages
Middle-schooler Madeline's hippie parents have been kidnapped from Hornby Island, Canada, by foxes, and Madeline, upon discovering that she can understand animal languages, hires two rabbit detectives to find them.  More Info

The Penderwicks at Point Mouette

Yearling Books | May 8, 2012 | 295 pages
When the three younger Penderwick sisters go to Maine with Aunt Claire and are separated from oldest sister Rosalind for the first time in their lives, an uncertain Skye is left in charge as the OAP--oldest available Penderwick.  More Info

When You Reach Me

Yearling Books | December 28, 2010 | 199 pages
In the 1980s, as her mother prepares to be a contestant on a television game show, Miranda tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.  More Info

Hattie Big Sky

Yearling Books | July 18, 2019 | 289 pages
After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe. Newbery Honor Book & ALA Notable Book for Children. Reissue.  More Info

The Mighty Miss Malone

Yearling Books | March 12, 2013 | 307 pages
With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression.  More Info

The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Yearling Books | July 18, 1988 | 156 pages
In this first book in the series, Doctor Dolittle discovers that he can talk to the animals--Jip the dog, Dab Dab the duck, Polynesia the parrot.  More Info

The Book of Lost Things

Yearling Books | July 18, 2019 | 367 pages
"When Max's parents leave the country without him, he must rely on his wits to get by, and before long he is running his own--rather unusual--business"--  More Info

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Yearling Books | June 24, 2014 | 320 pages
In this cross between Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and A Night in the Museum, Agatha Award winner Chris Grabenstein uses rib-tickling humor to create the perfect tale for his quirky characters. Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games--board games, word games, and... More Info

Cheesie Mack Is Running Like Crazy!

Yearling Books | January 7, 2014 | 256 pages
Sixth-grader Ronald "Cheesie" Mack, finds the best way to earn points against his older sister is to become popular, and decides to join the cross-country team, help his best friend run for class president, and ignore her attempts to embarrass him.  More Info

The Diamond of Darkhold

Yearling Books | July 18, 2019 | 285 pages
When a roamer trades them an ancient book with only a few pages remaining, Lina and Doon return to Ember to seek the machine the book seems to describe in hopes that it will get their new community, Sparks, through the winter.  More Info

The People of Sparks

Yearling Books | July 18, 2019 | 338 pages
Having escaped to the Unknown Regions, Lina and the others seek help from the village people of Sparks.  More Info