Run, Hide, Fight Back

April Henry

The latest page-turner from the Edgar Nominee.

Spring 2018
Run, Hide, Fight Back, By April Henry
Devil's Mile: The Rich, Gritty History Of The Bowery

Devil’s Mile: The Rich, Gritty History Of The Bowery

Alice Sparberg Alexiou

Alexiou’s latest book on New York history.

Summer 2018
Echo's Sister, By Paul Mosier

Echo’s Sister

Paul Mosier

Mosier’s much-anticipated second novel.

Summer 2018

Summer Of Salt

Katrina Leno

A beautiful foray into Magical Realism.

Summer 2018
Summer Of Salt, By Katrina Leno

Caroline: Little House Revisited

Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller’s adult novel about Caroline Ingalls of the Little House books.

Caroline, By Sarah Miller
Everything All At Once, By Katrina Leno

Everything All At Once

Katrina Leno

Katrina Leno’s latest magical realism novel.

Water, By Seymour Simon Rocks & Minerals, By Seymour Simon

Water

Rocks & Minerals

Seymour Simon

Two new stunning photo essays by Seymour Simon.

Count All Her Bones, By April Henry

Count All Her Bones

April Henry

The long-awaited sequel to Girl, Stolen by Edgar nominee April Henry.

Snowbirds

Crissa-Jean Chappell

Crissa-Jean Chappell’s engrossing new mystery.

Snowbirds, By Crissa-Jean Chappell
Very, Very, Very Dreadful, By Albert Marrin

Very, Very, Very Dreadful

Albert Marrin

NEH Medal recipient Albert Marrin’s take on the 1918 Flu Epidemic 2017.

A Lie For A Lie, By Robin Merrow MacCready

A Lie For A Lie

Robin Merrow MacReady

The second YA novel from the Edgar Award winner.

Uprooted

Albert Marrin

The Japanese-American Experience During WWII.

Booklist (starred review)
Kirkus (starred review)
Uprooted, By Albert Marrin

Insects

Seymour Simon

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explores the wonderful world of insects, with staggering facts and stunning full-color photographs.

Insects, By Seymour Simon
Train I Ride, By Paul Mosier

Train I Ride

Paul Mosier

Paul Mosier’s debut middle grade novel.

Kirkus (starred review)
Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Booklist (starred review)

Chicken Story Time

Sandy Asher
Illustrated by Mark Fearing

Sandy Asher’s zany new picture book.

Chicken Story Time, By Sandy Asher
Threads, By Ami Polonsky

Threads

Amy Polonsky

The second novel from the author of Gracefully Grayson.

Indie First Winter 2016–2017 pick

The Girl I Used To Be

April Henry

The latest thriller from the NY Times best-selling author.

Anthony Award winner 2017
2017 Edgar Award nominee
VOYA (starred review)
The Girl I Used To Be, By April Henry
The Truth, By Jeffry W. Johnston

The Truth

Jeffry W. Johnston

The second novel from the Edgar Award finalist.

The Lost & Found, By Katrina Leno

The Lost & Found

Katrina Leno

Katrina Leno’s second novel.

Booklist (starred review)

The Borden Murders

Sarah Miller

Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century.

School Library Journal (starred review)
The Borden Murders, By Sarah Miller
Blood Will Tell, By April Henry

Blood Will Tell

April Henry

The second book in the Point Last Seen series.

BORB, By Jason Little

BORB

Jason Little

“It is an early contender for book of the year.”
mentalfloss.com

The Stellow Project, By Shari Becker

The Stellow Project

Shari Becker

“This speculative fiction/thriller is not only an intelligent pulse-racer, it’s also a fun read … a great addition to any dystopian collection that will appeal to fans of adventures and scientific thrillers, as well as reluctant readers.”
School Library Journal

Diamond Boy, By Michael Williams

Diamond Boy

Michael Williams

“A haunting, harrowing tale guaranteed to give ‘bling’ a whole new meaning.”
Kirkus

Publishers Weekly (starred review)
VOYA (starred review)
Frogs, By Seymour Simon

Frogs

Seymour Simon

Another incredible photo essay from Seymour Simon.

Gracefully Grayson, By Ami Polonsky

Gracefully Grayson

Ami Polonsky

“It will leave you cheering.”
—Dean Pitchford,
Award-winning author and Academy Award-winning songwriter

KidsRead Reviewers Choice 2014
Indie First Winter 2014–2015 pick
Disaster Strikes, Earthquake Shock, By Marlane Kennedy Disaster Strikes, Tornado Alley, By Marlane Kennedy

Disaster Strikes Series—
Earthquake Shock and Tornado Alley

Marlane Kennedy

“First in a new series of disaster stories, this holds strong appeal for both girls and boys and features a diverse cast of characters.”
Booklist

The Thunder of Giants

Joel Fishbane

“Take equal parts Peter Carey, Michael Chabon and Erin Morgenstern, throw them in a blender, and serve in a glass with a seven-foot, five-and-a-half-inch Krazy Straw. The colossally entertaining result is Joel Fishbane's The Thunder of Giants.”
—Myla Goldberg

The Thunder Of Giants, By Joel Fishbane
The Half Life Of Molly Pierce, By Katrina Leno

The Half Life of Molly Pierce

Katrina Leno

“Possibly … the most thrilling, suspenseful and mysterious book of 2014.”
Teenreads

FDR And The American Crisis, By Albert Marrin

FDR And The American Crisis

Albert Marrin



Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Kirkus (starred review)
School Library Journal (starred review)
Isabel's War, by Lila Perl

Isabel’s War

Lila Perl



Publishers Weekly (starred review)
The Volcano Beneath The Snow, John Brown's War On Slavery, By Albert Marrin Thomas Paine, Crusader For Liberty, By Albert Marrin

The Volcano Beneath the Snow: John Brown’s War on Slavery

Albert Marrin

“One of the best books of 2014.”
School Library Journal

Five starred reviews: Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Booklist, VOYA, Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Booklist’s Editors’ Choice 2014

Thomas Paine, Crusader for Liberty

Albert Marrin

“…celebrates the power of words and how ideas can change the world.”
—Booklist

The Body in the Woods

April Henry

“A quick, thrilling read that doesn’t skimp on characterization.”
Kirkus

The Body In The Woods, By April Henry

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me

Julie Anne Peters

“Peters has written another insightful, absorbing novel of relationships that is both emotionally and intellectually satisfying.”
Booklist

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me, By Julie Anne Peters
Cassidy's Guide to Everyday Manners and Obfuscation, by Sue Stauffacher

Cassidy’s Guide to Everyday Manners and Obfuscation

Sue Stauffacher


The Mirk and Midnight Hour

Jane Nickerson

“Far from the typical Civil War romance ... with rich imagery and imaginative subplots driving the storyline.”
Kirkus

The Mirk And Midnight Hour, By Jane Nickerson
Obi, Gerbil On A Mission, By M.C. Delaney Obi, Gerbil On The Loose, By M.C. Delaney Obi, Gerbil On A School Trip, By M.C. Delaney

Obi—
Gerbil on a School Trip!
Gerbil on the Loose!
Gerbil on a Mission!

Michael Delaney

“An entertaining romp.”
Kirkus

2011 Florida Sunshine State Children’s Choice Award
Tales From My Closet, By Jennifer Anne Moses

Tales from My Closet

Jennifer Anne Moses

“Reminiscent of Ann Brashares’s The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.”
School Library Journal

Nickel Bay Nick

Dean Pitchford

“This fast-paced novel will appeal to fans of Holes and Okay for Now.”
School Library Journal

Nickel Bay Nick, By Dean Pitchford

The Secret of Ferrell Savage

J. Duddy Gill

“Offer this fine first novel to fans of Janet Tashjian’s My Life series or the Big Nate books by Lincoln Peirce.”
Booklist

The Secret Of Ferrell Savage, By J. Duddy Gill

The Flatiron

Alice Sparberg Alexiou

“Alexiou ... has written an engaging and informative account of the building’s construction and its lasting place in New York’s lore.”
Washington Post

The Flatiron, By Alice Alexiou
Sharks, By Seymour Simon Lightning, By Seymour Simon

Sharks

Seymour Simon

“Combines seamless description with excellent photos to describe creatures that never fail to fascinate.”
School Library Journal

Lightning

Seymour Simon

“Simon’s simple yet dramatic description of lightning as a ‘river of electricity rushing through an ocean of air’ sets the tone for this excellent photo-essay.”
Booklist

The Universe, By Seymour Simon Extreme Earth Records, By Seymour Simon

The Universe

Seymour Simon

Extreme Earth Records

Seymour Simon

“An artful blend of text and image.”
Kirkus

Captain Nobody, By Dean Pitchford

Captain Nobody

Dean Pitchford

“Captain Nobody is truly somebody you will love spending time with.”
—Henry Winkler

Nominated Book of the Year or Named to Best Books Lists in: Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee.
The Girl Who Was Supposed To Die, By April Henry

The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

April Henry

A Scholastic Book Club Bestseller.

YALSA Quick Pick
YALSA Top 10 nominee

You Know What You Have to Do

Bonnie Shimko

“I wish—oh, how I wish—that I’d written this myself.”
—Lois Duncan

You Know What You Have To Do, By Bonnie Shimko
Now Is The Time For Running, By Michael Williams

Now Is the Time for Running

Michael Williams

“This book should be required reading for humanity.”
—Chris Crutcher

Kirkus Best Book of the Year
ALA Best Fiction for the Young Adult

By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead

Julie Anne Peters



YALSA 2011 Quick Pick
By The Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead, By Julie Anne Peters

Strands of Bronze and Gold

Jane Nickerson

“The writing is excellent, and the setting is very Gothic and dark. Just my style!”
USA Today

Kids’ Indie Next List
Strands Of Bronze And Gold, By Jane Nickerson
Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire And Its Legacy, By Albert Marrin

Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

Albert Marrin

“Marrin’s message that protecting human dignity is our shared responsibility is vitally resonant.”
—Publishers Weekly

2011 National Book Award finalist
The Big One-Oh, By Dean Pitchford

The Big One-Oh

Dean Pitchford

“The book is captivating, hilarious, and occasionally heartbreaking. What fun!”
—John Lithgow

“Mix some birthday anxiety with a little movie-monster magic and it equals a funny and triumphant journey of self-discovery.”
—Jamie Lee Curtis

The Night She Disappeared, By April Henry

The Night She Disappeared

April Henry

NY Times Bestselling Author April Henry

YALSA Quick Pick
YALSA Teens Top 10 finalist
International Reading Association’s Young Adult Choice’s List

Luna

Julie Anne Peters

National Book Award finalist

Luna, By Julie Anne Peters

The Lost Crown

Sarah Miller



Kirkus (starred review)
The Lost Crown, By Sarah Miller

The False Friend

Myla Goldberg

“Goldberg uses beautiful, emotionally descriptive language to keep us with one ear to the ground, listening for the slow, quiet footsteps of creeping tragedy.”
Booklist

The False Friend, By Myla Goldberg
Wickett's Remedy, By Myla Goldberg

Wickett’s Remedy

Myla Goldberg

“Brilliant.”
Newsday

“Remarkable.”
Salon

Motel Art Improvement Service, By Jason Little

Motel Art Improvement Service

Jason Little

Sequel to the Ignatz Award–winning Shutterbug Follies.

Donuthead, By Sue Stauffacher

Donuthead

Sue Stauffacher

“Sue Stauffacher has crafted characters full of wit and sensitivity, with a little anti-bacterial soap thrown in for good measure.”
—Goodreads

Buried, By Robin Merrow Maccready

Buried

Robin Merrow MacCready

Edgar Award winner

Miss Spitfire, Reaching Helen Keller, By Sarah Miller

Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller

Sarah Miller

Miss Spitfire is everything a historical novel should be—richly imagined, true to its period, and providing an engaging story that will feel completely relevant to modern readers.”
Teen Reads Too

Between Mom And Jo, By Julie Anne Peters

Between Mom
and Jo

Julie Anne Peters

Lambda Award winner

Carolina Clay, The Life And Legend Of The Slae Potter Dave, By Leonard Todd

Carolina Clay: The Life and Legend of the Slave Potter Dave

Leonard Todd

“Todd studied each of Dave’s poems for biographical clues, which he pieced together with local records and family letters to create this moving and dramatic chronicle of Dave’s life—a story of creative triumph in the midst of slavery.”
—Goodreads

Girl Stolen

April Henry


YALSA Quick Pick
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults
Barnes & Noble Top Teen Pick
Girl Stolen, By April Henry
Jane Jacobs, Urban Visionary, By Alice Sparberg Alexiou

Jane Jacobs, Urban Visionary

Alice Sparberg Alexiou

“Jacobs’s legacy can be seen in the New Urbanism, in the landmark-preservation movement and in the brain cells of architecture and city-planning students everywhere.”
New York Times

Journalism's Roving Eye, By John Maxwell Hamilton

Journalism’s Roving Eye

John Maxwell Hamilton

“It is rare that a study appears that sets a new standard in its field. Journalism’s Roving Eye is such a book.”
—James D. Startt, Valparaiso University

Harvard Goldsmith Award
Tankard Book Award
American Journalism Historians Association Book of the Year Award

It’s Our Prom (So Deal With It)

Julie Anne Peters


It's Our Prom (So Deal With It), By Julie Anne Peters
She Loves, She Loves You Not..., By Julie Anne Peters

She Loves You, She Loves You Not ...

Julie Anne Peters


Nothing But Trouble, The Story Of Althea Gibson, By Sue Stauffacher

Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Greg Couch



NAACP Image Award winner

Devoured

Amanda Marrone

“... the book will be devoured by fans of the supernatural.”
School Library Journal

She Loves, She Loves You Not..., By Julie Anne Peters
Tillie The Terrible Swede, By Sue Stauffacher, Illustrated By Sarah McMenemy

Tillie the Terrible Swede

Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy

“Sue Stauffacher’s lively text and Sarah McMenemy’s charming illustrations capture the energy of America’s bicycle craze and tell the story of one woman who wouldn’t let society’s expectations stop her from achieving her dream.”
—Goodreads

Catching The Moon, By Myla Goldberg, Pictures By Chris Sheban

Catching the Moon

Myla Goldberg
Pictures by Chris Sheban

“This delightful book is not to be missed.”
School Library Journal