Andrew Cangelose and
This Is a Taco!
CubHouse, out now; $15.99, hardcover
Publicity plans: Book trailer.
Read along as Taco the squirrel writes
his own story. Ages 4–7.
This Is a Whoopsie!
CubHouse, Oct.; $15.99, hardcover
Publicity plans: Advertising timed
with the release of This Is a Taco!
This is a book that is supposed to be
about all that a moose can do, but
Whoopsie may not be the right moose
for the job. Ages 4–7.
The Storm Runner
Disney/Riordan, Sept.; $16.99, hardcover
First printing: 25,000
Publicity plans: Seven-city author tour
with school visits; blog tour; IndieBound
white box mailing; online advertising;
nine-copy frontlist floor display; promotional blogger/vlogger campaign targeting Percy Pack/Rick Riordan brand
influencers; digital advertising campaign
via @readriordan social; cross-promotion
on readriordan.com and Read Riordan
social; promotion on Disney Books social
and disneybooks.com; cross-promotion
on author’s website and social media;
regional holiday catalogue advertising.
Zane has always enjoyed exploring the
dormant volcano near his home in New
Mexico, even though hiking it is challenging with his limp. What Zane doesn’t
know is that the volcano is a gateway to
another world and he is at the center of a
Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
(The Questioneers, Book 1)
Amulet, Oct.; $12.99, hardcover
First printing: 250,000
Publicity plans: Author tour; prepub
author appearances; print, online, and
social media advertising; 12-copy floor
display; tote bag; downloadable activity
kit; dedicated website; extensive social
media outreach; school and library
Rosie Revere is back and starring in
her first chapter book. When Rosie’s
beloved Aunt Rose and her pals, the
Raucous Riveters—who built airplanes
during World War II—need her help, it’s
up to Rosie to save the day. Will Rosie
be able to invent a contraption to help
one of the Riveters paint in the annual
mural competition? Thanks to some help
from her classmates Iggy Peck and Ada
Twist, Rosie creates the Paintapolooza!
and, along with the Riveters, rediscovers
the meaning of home. Ages 6–9.
Illustrator David Roberts will not be
The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic
Viking, Sept.; $13.99, hardcover
First printing: 150,000
Publicity plans: Author tour; national
It’s the first winter after the Monster
Apocalypse. For Jack and his buddies,
that means sled catapults, snowball battles, and one monstrous Christmas celebration. But their winter wonderland
turns dark when a villainess begins
hunting them. And this villainess is different—she’s a human. Ages 8–12.
First Second, out now; $22.99, hardcover;
First printing: 100,000
Publicity plans: Author tour with Hope
Larson; book festival and regional trade
show appearances; media campaign;
prepub advertising; dedicated series
website; outreach to educators and librarians; promotion at school and library
In this graphic memoir, all Vera wants
to do is fit in, which isn’t easy for a
Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends
live in fancy houses, and their parents can
afford to send them to the best summer
camps. Vera’s single mother can only
afford Russian summer camp. Vera is
sure she’s found the one place she can fit
in, but camp is not what she
imagined. Ages 10–14.
Running on the Roof of the World
Algonquin Young Readers, out now; $16.95,
First printing: 10,000
Publicity plans: Regional author tour.
This story of adventure, survival,
courage, and hope is set in the vivid
Himalayan landscape of Tibet and India.