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facing off against a budding artist, and a
decisive game of dodgeball. Ages 9–12.
Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on
Museum Mile by Marcia Wells, illus. by
Marcos Calo (Apr. 1, hardcover, $16.99,
ISBN 978-0544238336) kicks off an
illustrated middle-grade series starring
Edmund Xavier Lonnrot, who has a photographic memory and a talent for drawing
anything he sees. Ages 9–12.
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (Mar. 18, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN
978-0544107717). In this novel in verse,
12-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and
Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on
and off the court as their father ignores his
declining health. Ages 9–12.
Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their
Noses) Save the World by Nancy Castaldo
(July 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0544088931) shows how dogs use their
noses to work with police officers, soldiers,
and scientists. Ages 10–14.
Graduation Day by Joelle Charbon-neau (June 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-0547959214) concludes the futuristic
Testing trilogy. Ages 12–up.
Buzz Kill by Beth Fantaskey (May
6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0547393100). Seventeen-year-old Millie
joins forces with her classmate to find out
who murdered Coach Killdare. Ages 12–
A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca
Hahn (May 6, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-0544109353) is a debut novel starring
16-year-old Marni, who is half dragon and
half human. Ages 12–up.
Love by the Morning Star by Laura L.
Sullivan (June 3, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-0547689517). On the brink of WWII,
two girls are sent to a grand English estate
and fall for the same man. Ages 12–up.
Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways
to Fly by Conrad Wesselhoeft (Apr. 8, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0544232693).
Video gamer and daredevil dirt-bike rider
Arlo Santiago is recruited by the U.S. military to pilot drone missions in Pakistan.
A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier
(Mar. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0544164505) is a coming-of-age debut
about the struggle to survive during the
1918 flu pandemic. Ages 12–up.
Silver People: Voices from the Panama
Canal by Margarita Engle (Mar. 25, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0544109414). A
historical novel in verse tells the story of the
canal’s creation. Ages 12–up.
Curious George by H.A. Rey is back
in Curious George’s Fire Truck (June 3, board
book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0544147096) and
Curious George’s Dump Truck (June 3, board
book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0544146860),
up to age 3; Curious George Visits the Den-
tist (May 6, hardcover, $13.99, ISBN
978-0544146112), Curious George Goes
to the Beach (Mar. 4, paper, $3.99, ISBN
978-0544250017), A Home for Honeybees
(CGTV Early Reader) (Mar. 11, hard-
cover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0544237773;
paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0544237919),
and Curious George Chasing Waves (CGTV
8x8) (June 3, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN
978-0544240100; paper, $3.99, ISBN
978-0544240049), ages 4–8. Petal and
Poppy by Lisa Clough, illus. by Ed Bri-
ant, debuts with Petal and Poppy (Green
Light Readers 2) (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99,
ISBN 978-0544114777; paper, $3.99,
ISBN 978-0544113800) and Petal and
Poppy and the Penguin (Green Light Read-
ers 2) (Apr. 1, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN
978-0544137707; paper, $3.99, ISBN
978-0544133303), ages 6–8.
to Celebrate by Marion Dane Bauer, illus.
by C.B. Canga, gains Celebrating Illinois
(Green Light Readers 3) (June 10, hard-
cover, $12.99, ISBN 978-0544129009;
paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-0544123755) and
Celebrating Massachusetts (Green Light Read-
ers 3) (June 10, hardcover, $12.99, ISBN
978-0544119444; paper, $3.99, ISBN
978-0544119727), ages 6–9.
Just Grace returns in Just Grace
Gets Crafty by Charise Mericle Harper
(July 1, hardcover, $15.99, ISBN 978-
0544080232), ages 6–9.
43 Old Cem-
etery Road continues with Greetings from
the Graveyard by Kate Klise, illus. by M.
Sarah Klise (Apr. 1, hardcover, $15.99,
ISBN 978-0544105676), ages 6–9. The
Lemonade War rolls on with The Magic
Trap by Jacqueline Davies (Apr. 1, hard-
cover, $15.99, ISBN 978-0544052895),
ages 9–12. And Scientists in the Field
greets Chasing Cheetahs: The Race to Save
Africa’s Fastest Cat by Sy Montgomery,
illus. by Nic Bishop (Apr. 1, hardcover,
$18.99, ISBN 978-0547815497) and
Park Scientists: Gila Monsters, Geysers, and
Grizzly Bears in America’s Own Backyard by
Mary Kay Carson, illus. by Tom Uhlman
(May 13, hardcover, $18.99, ISBN 978-
0547792682), ages 10–14.
The Troublemaker by Lauren Castillo
(June 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0547729916). A boy steals his sister’s toy
bunny and sends it on an adventure, and
then his own favorite stuffed animal disap-
pears. Ages 4–8.
Big Bad Bubble by Adam Rubin, illus.
by Daniel Salmieri (May 6, hardcover,
$16.99, ISBN 978-0544045491). Four
monsters have to confront their worst fear:
bubbles. Ages 4–8.
Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big
Adventure by Anna Walker (Mar. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0544259003).
Swept away by wind and deposited on an
unfamiliar city street, Peggy the hen goes
for a walk, and manages to make her way
back home with new friends. Ages 4–8.
Princess Sparkle-Heart Gets a Make-
over by Josh Schneider (Apr. 1, hardcover,
$16.99, ISBN 978-0544142282). Amelia’s
dog gets jealous when Amelia starts paying
more attention to her new doll. Ages 4–8.
Edgar’s Second Word by Audrey Vernick, illus. by Priscilla Burris (June 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0547684628).
Hazel is disappointed when her baby
brother finally talks and his first word is a
resounding NO. Ages 4–8.
Aviary Wonders Inc. Spring Catalog
and Instruction Manual by Kate Samworth (Mar. 4, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-0547978994). This futuristic environmental fable offers a dollars-and-sense
solution to the drastic effects of deforestation—bird lovers can assemble their own
birds from handcrafted parts. Ages 9–12.
Screaming at the Ump by Audrey
Vernick (Mar. 4, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN
978-0544252080). Twelve-year-old Casey