7–9. Scary Tales gains Nightmareland
by James Preller, illus. by Iacopo Bruno
(June 10, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-
1250018922), ages 7–10.
Dinner with the Highbrows by
Kimberly Willis Holt, illus. by Kyrsten
Brooker (Apr. 8, hardcover, $17.99,
ISBN 978-0805080889). When Bernard
Worrywart attends dinner at the boisterous
Highbrows’ home, he finds his mother’s
etiquette lessons are no help at all. Ages
Ninja! by Arree Chung (June
3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0805099119). A child unleashes his inner
ninja in this picture book debut. Ages 4–7.
When the Wind Blew by Alison
Jackson, illus. by Doris Barrette (Mar.
18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0805086881). A variety of nursery rhyme
characters are thrown together into one
whimsical tale. Ages 4–7.
My Humongous Hamster by Lorna
Freytag (Feb. 11, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN
978-0805099188). An extraordinarily
hungry pet hamster eats up all the food he
can get his paws on. Ages 4–8.
Daytime Nighttime by William Low
(May 13, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0805097511) is a concept book about day
and night. Ages 4–8.
Goal! by Sean Taylor, photos by Caio
Vilela (May 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-1627791236). Soccer as it is played in
different countries around the globe comes
to life in this nonfiction picture book. Ages
My Country, ’Tis of Thee: How One
Song Reveals the History of Civil Rights
by Claire Rudolf Murphy, illus. by Bryan
Collier (June 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-0805082265) provides a look at
U.S. civil rights movements through the
changing lyrics of this song. Ages 5–9.
Invasion of the Ufonuts by Laurie
Keller (Feb. 25, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN
978-0805090758). Arnie is headed to
outer space for some alien doughnut
adventures. Ages 7–10.
Operation Bunny: Book One by
Sally Gardner, illus. by David Roberts
(Feb. 11, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-
0805098921). An orphan inherits a fairy
detective agency and finds herself neck-
deep in magical mystery in this series
debut. Ages 7–10.
Alien Encounter by Charise Mericle
Harper (Apr. 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN
978-0805096217) is the first book in the
Sasquatch and Aliens series about two
friends who solve a mystery involving
underpants, an alien, and Sasquatch. Ages
D-Day by Rick Atkinson (May 6,
hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1627791113)
is adapted from the author’s The Guns at Last
Light, a historical exploration of D-Day.
Stay Where You Are And Then Leave
by John Boyne, illus. by Oliver Jeffers
(Mar. 25, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
1627790314) begins with the onset of
World War I and explores the effect that
war has on a family. Ages 9–12.
The Last Days of Jesus: His Life and
Times by Bill O’Reilly (Apr. 1, hardcover,
$19.99, ISBN 978-0805098778) offers
a historical examination of Jesus. Ages
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
(June 3, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-
0805094619) brings the Grisha fantasy
trilogy to a close. Ages 12–17.
Something Real by Heather Demetrios
(Feb. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
Bonnie™ Baker has grown up on TV; she
and her 12 siblings are the stars of onetime hit reality show Baker’s Dozen. Ages
Nil by Lynne Matson (Mar. 4, hardcover,
$17.99, ISBN 978-0805097719). On the
mysterious island of Nil you have 365 days
to escape, or you die. Ages 14–18.
The Kiss of Deception by Mary E.
Pearson (July 15, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-0805099232). In this first volume of a
trilogy, a princess runs away on the day or
her arranged marriage and starts a new life
in a distant village. Ages 14–up.
Les Petits Fairytales by Trixie Belle
and Melissa Caruso-Scott, illus. by
Oliver Lake, adds Little Red Riding Hood
(Feb. 25, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-
0805099058) and Goldilocks and the Three
Bears (Feb. 25, board book, $7.99, ISBN
978-0805099126), ages 1–3. Barnyard
Rescue continues with Duck to the Rescue
by John Himmelman (Feb. 18, hardcover,
$16.99, ISBN 978-0805094855), ages
Edda: A Little Valkyrie’s First Day
of School by Adam Auerbach (June
24, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0805097030) features a day of new
experiences for a Valkyrie girl in the
magical land of Asgard. Ages 4–8.
My Yiddish Vacation by Ione Skye,
illus. by Scott Menchin (May 13, hardcover,
$17.99, ISBN 978-0805095128). Ruth
and Sammy brush up on their Yiddish when
they vacation with their grandparents.
The Miniature World of Marvin and
James by Elise Broach, illus. by Kelly
Murphy (Feb. 4, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN
978-0805091908) launches a chapter book
series starring Marvin the beetle and his
best friend, James, from Broach’s novel
Masterpiece. Ages 6–9.
The Body in the Woods by April
Henry (June 17, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN
978-0805098525). In this first book in a
new series told from multiple perspectives,
teen members of a search-and rescue team
discover a dead body. Ages 12–17-
Ready, Set, Dogs! rolls along with
Teacher’s Pets by Stephanie Calmenson
and Joanna Cole, illus. by Heather Ross
(June 10, hardcover, $14.99, ISBN
978-0805096477), ages 6–9. My Life
adds My Life as a Joke by Janet Tashjian
(Apr. 1, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN 978-
0805098501), ages 9–12.
Bad Kitty’s Tasty Treats: A Slide and
Find ABC by Nick Bruel (July 22, board