Matthew Cody (Aug. 26, hardcover,
$16.99, ISBN 978-0385754897), ages
8–12. Mister Max by Cynthia Voigt,
illus. by Iacopo Bruno, picks up The Book
of Secrets (Sept. 23, hardcover, $16.99,
ISBN 978-0307976840), ages 8–12.
Sammy Keyes wraps up with Sammy Keyes
and the Kiss Goodbye by Wendelin Van
Draanen (Sept. 9, hardcover, $16.99,
ISBN 978-0375870552), ages 10–up.
And Shadowfell concludes with The
Caller by Juliet Marillier (Sept. 9, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-0375869563),
The Islands at the End of the World
by Austin Aslan (Aug. 5, hardcover,
$17.99, ISBN 978-0385744027) is a sur-
vival story set in Hawaii. Ages 12–up.
Hunt for the Bamboo Rat by Graham
Salisbury (Sept. 9, hardcover, $16.99,
ISBN 978-0375842665). Based on a true
story, this book tells how Zenji, 17, is
sent from Hawaii to the Philippines to
spy on the Japanese during WWII. Ages
Nest by Esther Ehrlich (Sept. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0385386074).
In this debut set in 1972, a family’s cozy
home is disrupted when the mother develops symptoms of a serious disease. Ages
SCHWARTZ & WADE
Here Is the Baby by Polly Kanevsky,
illus. by Taeeun Yoo (Sept. 23, hardcover,
$17.99, ISBN 978-0375867316) chroni-
cles the day from Mama’s first kiss in the
morning to Daddy’s last kiss at bedtime.
I Know a Bear by Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Sept. 9, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN
978-0385386142) gently poses questions
about life in a zoo versus life in the wild.
Forget Me Not by Nancy Van Laan,
illus. by Stephanie Graegin (Aug. 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0449815434). A
girl comes to terms with her beloved grandmother’s gradual decline into Alzheimer’s
disease. Ages 4–8.
While You Were Napping by Jenny
Offill, illus. by Barry Blitt (Sept. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-0375865725). A
sister tells her younger brother about all
the amazing things he missed while he was
taking a nap. Ages 4–8.
Albie’s First Word: A Tale Inspired
by Albert Einstein’s Childhood by Jac-
queline Tourville, illus. by Wynne Evans
(Oct. 28, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-
0307978936). This historical tale
reminds readers that some children just
develop differently than others. Ages
Gabriel Finley and the Raven’s Riddle by George Hagen, illus. by Scott Bakal