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and her Inuit community help the crew of
the Windward, including explorer Robert
Peary’s wife and daughter, survive the
brutal Arctic winter. Ages 14–up.
What We Hide by Marthe Jocelyn
(Apr. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0385738477). Jenny, an American,
reinvents herself by telling a lie when she is
the new girl at an English boarding school.
We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt
(May 27, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0385742573). Nell discovers that her older
sister, Layla, is involved with one of their
teachers. Ages 14–up.
SCHWARTZ & WADE
The Dandelion’s Tale by Kevin
Sheehan, illus. by Rob Dunlavey (Mar.
11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0375870323). A sparrow befriends a
fragile dandelion in this picture book about
the natural cycle of life. Ages 3–7.
I Can Do It Myself by Valorie Fisher
(July 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0449815939) depicts four- to six-year-olds achieving such important milestones
as making the bed and tying their shoes.
Where’s Mommy? by Beverly
Donofrio, illus. by Barbara McClintock
(Mar. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0375844232) is a companion to Mary and
the Mouse, the Mouse and Mary, featuring the
daughters of the characters from the earlier
book. ages 3–7.
Dream Dog by Lou Berger, illus. by
David J. Catrow (Feb. 25, hardcover,
$17.99, ISBN 978-0375866555). When
Harry’s parents won’t get him a real dog,
Harry imagines one into existence. Ages
Sparky! by Jenny Offill, illus. by Chris
Appelhans (Mar. 11, hardcover, $16.99,
ISBN 978-0375870231) features a girl
with a pet sloth. Ages 4–8.
Poor Doreen: A Fishy Tale by Sally
Lloyd-Jones, illus. by Alexandra Boiger
(Mar. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0375869181). Mrs. Doreen the fish is off
to visit her cousin when she spies what
she thinks is a yummy dragonfly—and is
actually bait. Ages 4–8.
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by
Lynne Cox, illus. by Brian Floca (May
13, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0375858888) is a tale about a real-life
elephant seal who made her home in the
Avon River in the city of Christchurch,
New Zealand. Ages 4–8.
Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch by
Anne Isaacs, illus. by Kevin Hawkes
(Feb. 11, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0375867453) is a tall tale set in the Wild
West. Ages 5–9.
Drop It, Rocket! by Tad Hills
(July 8, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN 978-
0385372473). In this leveled reader,
Rocket collects words for his word tree
with his teacher, the little yellow bird.
Lord and Lady Bunny—Almost
Royalty! by Polly Horvath, illus. by Sophie
Blackall (Feb. 11, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN
978-0307980656). In this companion
to Mr. and Mrs. Bunny—Detectives
Extraordinaire, Madeline and the Bunnys
travel to Merry Olde England. Ages 8–12.
The Family Romanov: Murder,
Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
by Candace Fleming (July 8, hardcover,
$18.99, ISBN 978-0375867828). When
Tsar Nicholas II inherited the throne in
1894, he was unprepared to do so. He and
his family lived a life of opulence, even as
later, World War I raged outside their door.
Duck & Goose are back in Duck
& Goose Go to the Beach by Tad Hills
(Apr. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0385372350), ages 3–7.
RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA
(Dist. by IPG)
The Bouncing Ball by Deborah Kelly,
illus. by Georgia Perry (May 1, hardcover,
$14.99, ISBN 978-0857980045). Readers
try to keep up with the bouncing ball as it
travels down the street. Ages 3–5.
Saurus Street by Nick Falk, illus. by
Tony Flowers, debuts with Tyrannosaurus
in the Veggie Patch (June 1, paper, $7.99,
ISBN 978-1742756554), A Pterodactyl
Stole My Homework (June 1, paper, $7.99,
ISBN 978-1742756561), The Very Naughty
Velociraptor (July 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN
978-1742756578), and An Allosaurus Ate
My Uncle (July 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-
1742756585), ages 5–7. Pearlie by Wendy
Harmer, illus. by Mike Zarb, begins with
Pearlie in the Park (May 1, paper, $7.99,
ISBN 978-1742759388), Pearlie and the
From Ninja, Ninja, Never Stop!, illus. by Tad Carpenter (Abrams Appleseed)