estate, a prince discovers a dark history
and his grandfather’s legacy. Ages 9–12.
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain
by John Boyne (June 7, hardcover,
$16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-030-7). In
1935 Austria, an orphan enters a dan-
gerous world after moving in with his
aunt, a servant of Hitler. Ages 10–14.
Falling into the Dragon’s Mouth by
Holly Thompson, illus. by Matt Huynh
(Apr. 19, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
1-62779-134-2). As an outsider, an
American boy living in Japan deals with
bullying. Ages 10–14.
The Girl I Used to Be by April
Henry (May 3, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN
978-1-62779-332-2). A teen whose parents were murdered years is determined
to find the culprit—who is determined to
stop her. Ages 12–18.
Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard (July
5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-
62779-390-2). Set in Depression-era
Virginia, this trlld of an orphan’s struggle
to keep her siblings together. Ages
The Last Place on Earth by Carol
Snow (Feb. 23, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN
978-1-62779-039-0). When her best
friend goes missing, Daisy follows his
trail into the wilderness—and makes an
unexpected discovery. Ages 14–18.
The Book of Storms Trilogy
continues with The Color of Darkness by Ruth
Hatfield (June 7, hardcover, $16.99,
ISBN 978-1-62779-001-7), ages 10–14.
Dream On by Kerstin Gier, trans. by
Anthea Bell (May 3, hardcover, $17.99,
ISBN 978-1-62779-079-6), joins the
Silver trilogy, ages 12–18. And Lynne
Matson’s Nil trilogy closes with Nil on
Fire (May 31, hardcover, $17.99, ISBN
978-1-62779-295-0), ages 14–18.
It’s Not Easy Being Number Three
by Drew Dernavich (Feb. 9, hardcover,
$16.99, ISBN 978-1-62779-208-0). The
number 3 tries different jobs in this story
celebrating one’s special talents. Ages
Let’s Go to the Hardware Store by
Anne Rockwell, illus. by Melissa Iwai
(Mar. 22, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0-8050-8738-3). Siblings and their dad
go to the hardware store to buy tools to
fix up their house. Ages 4–7.
On the Farm, At the Market by G.
Brian Karas (Apr. 5, hardcover, $17.99,
ISBN 978-0-8050-9372-8) visits three
farms to show the process by which pro-
duce goes from farm to table. Ages 5–9.
ScrapKins: Junk Re-Thunk by Brian
Yanish (Mar. 29, paper, $12.99, ISBN
978-1-62779-133-5) is a monster-
themed guide to recycling trash into toys
and art projects. Ages 6–10.
The Girl in the Tower by Lisa
Schroeder, illus. by Nicoletta Ceccoli
(Mar. 29, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-
0-8050-9513-5). When an evil queen
casts a spell over the kingdom, a princess-
in-training takes her down. Ages 8–12.
Witherwood Reform School gains
Lost & Found by Obert Skye, illus. by
Keith Thompson (Mar. 1, hardcover,
$16.99, ISBN 978-0-8050-9880-8), ages
Babies Ruin Everything by Matthew
Swanson, illus. by Robbi Behr (July 19,
hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-250-
08057-8). A sister rethinks her belief
that new brother is ruining her life. Ages
Disaster Diaries by R. McGeddon
greets Aliens! (May 24, hardcover, $9.99,
ISBN 978-1-250-09088-1) and Zombies!
(May 24, hardcover, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-
250-09084-3), ages 8–12.
My First Alphabet Touch and Feel
by Roger Priddy (July 19, board book,
$12.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52012-0) features animal characters and different textures. Ages up to 3.
Counting Colors by Roger Priddy
(July 12, board book, $12.99, ISBN
978-0-312-52014-4) includes photos of
various objects and picture tabs. Ages up
First 100 Farm Words Lift-the-Flap
by Roger Priddy (June 7, board book,
$9.99, ISBN 978-0-312-52019-9). Kids
lift flaps to discover farm animals and
machines. Ages up to 4.
Nursery Rhymes by Roger Priddy
(Mar. 8, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-
0-312-51963-6) is a touch-and-feel book
of familiar rhymes. Ages up to 4.
Playtown: Emergency by Roger
Priddy (June 7, board book, $9.99, ISBN
978-0-312-52009-0) focuses on emer
gency workers and the machinery and
vehicles they use. Ages 2–5.
Roger Priddy’s Baby’s First introduces
Baby’s First 123 (Mar. 8, board book,
$7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51951-3),
Baby’s First Animals (Mar. 8, board book,
$7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51952-0),
Baby’s First Colors (Mar. 8, board book,
$7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51949-0), and
Baby’s First Words (Mar. 8, board book,
$7.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51950-6), ages
1–up. Easter by Priddy joins Chunky 3
Pack (Feb. 2, board book, $4.99, ISBN
978-0-312-51953-7), ages up to 3. New
Little Friends Sound Books by Priddy
are Colors (May 3, board book, $14.99,
ISBN 978-0-312-52005-2) and Numbers
(May 3, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-
0-312-52006-9), ages up to 3. Picture
Play by Priddy serves up Mealtime (Apr.
12, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-
51961-2) and Playtime (Apr. 12, board
book, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51960-5),
ages up to 3. And Priddy’s Playtown
welcomes Noisy Playtown (May 3, board
book, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-312-51958-
2), ages up to 4.
Coyote Moon by Maria Gianferrari,
illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline (July 19,
hardcover, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62672-
041-1). A mother coyote stalks prey to
find food for her family in a suburban