Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.
Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.
Walker Childrens | 9780802736000 | Published December 3, 2013
When Penguin finds a lost mitten on the ice one day, he wonders who it belongs to—after all, every mitten has a mate! Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating love in its many forms, reminding us that the greatest adventrure begins when you find your other half.
HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780547807973 | Published December 3, 2013
Superhero Jo Schmo and her dod Raymond are having a pretty rotten day. Dr. Dastardly and Numb Skull are planning a jail break. Then a group of time-traveling pirates shows up. So Pinkbeard the pirate joins forces with the dastardly doctor to concoct the evilest plot ever. Watch out, Jo Schmo!
Poppy | 9780316224888 | Published December 3, 2013
Candlewick | 9780763661304 | Published December 10, 2013
Paul is a fish who used to go around in circles. What else was there to do? Until one day Bernadette drops in and shows Paul that there is a whole world out there, right outside his bowl, with so many things to see.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423171003 | Published December 17, 2013
With her gift for rhythm and rhyme, Marilyn Singer brings the presidents of the United States to life --- from Washington to Obama --- and contextualizes them in their time. Illustrations by John Hendrix are full of wit and refined exuberance, and backmatter enriches the experience with short biographies, quotes by each president, and more.
Balzer + Bray | 9780061791222 | Published December 17, 2013
When Miss Penelope Lumley is asked by the Swanburne Academy board of trustees to demonstrate the academic progress of her three wolfish students so the board can judge the true worth of a Swanburne education, the future of her alma mater—and of her job as governess to the Incorrigibles—hangs in the balance.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423124887 | Published December 17, 2013
In her moving picture book portrait, award-winning author Doreen Rappaport uses her well-honed approach of personal quotes and vivid prose to spin together the tale of a sickly boy who became a monumental man. Coupled with C. F. Payne's dramatic artwork, the story of President Teddy, touchstone of American history, is brought to life.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 9781416938903 | Published December 17, 2013
Jump At The Sun | 9781423119548 | Published December 17, 2013
It only takes a few people to believe that change is possible. And when those people sing out, they can change the world. "We Shall Overcome" is one of their songs. From the song's roots in slavery through to the civil rights movement of the 1960s and today, "We Shall Overcome" has come to represent the fight for equality around the world.
HarperCollins | 9780062230201 | Published December 23, 2013
Random House Books for Young Readers | 9780307981851 | Published December 24, 2013
Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo Fauster to Wise Acres, the circle reserved for kids who sass back, for their latest hilarious escapade in Heck. In Wise Acres, the cleverest, snarkiest, put-downiest kids debate and trade insults in Spite Club. But the new vice principal, Lewis Carroll, has some curious plans to raise the profile—and the stakes—of the competition.
HarperCollins | 9780062070975 | Published December 31, 2013
Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781408806555 | Published December 3, 2013
This second book in the series features best friends Monkey and Robot --- but even best friends can fall out. Monkey is in a bad mood and doesn't want to play with Robot. However, Robot needs Monkey's help making his toy. Can he change Monkey's mind?
Puffin | 9780147509451 | Published December 5, 2013
Ever wonder where Groundhog Day first began? Want to know the reason why we have different weather seasons? Curious about how some plants and animals can help predict the weather? Learn the answers to these questions and many more at Groundhog Weather School!
Archie Comics | 9781936975808 | Published December 10, 2013
ARCHIE 1000 PAGE COMICS JAMBOREE collects 1000 pages of new and classic Archie tales in one amazing volume --- our biggest collection yet, with over 100 full-color stories featuring America's favorite red-head and friends navigating the pressures and pratfalls of teenagers everywhere!
Yearling | 9780385740784 | Published December 10, 2013
Tom is in shock. He's just discovered that his dad is an escaped fairy on the run. And that he must trust his life to three dangerous fairy godmothers he's never met. Two of them are hardened criminals, and one falls out of the window when she tries to fly...Will their mad magic be enough to help Tom rescue his dad from the clutches of some killer fairies?
Candlewick | 9780763664428 | Published December 10, 2013
Offering profiles with fast facts on flaps and framed by a funny contemporary story featuring two feisty twins, here is a nod to the minds behind the gamma electric cell and the ice-cream scoop, improvements to traffic lights, open-heart surgery, and more - inventors whose ingenuity and perseverance against great odds made our world safer, better, and brighter.
Aladdin | 9781442494794 | Published December 17, 2013
Would you rather feel great, or look great? You don’t have to choose with THE OFFICIAL BOOK OF ME, because this collection of guidance for healthy and happy living will help you radiate beauty inside and out. Take care of yourself with style using this ultimate wellness guide, tailored to tweens and packed with tips, quizzes, and advice from a modeling agency executive.
HarperCollins | 9780062083135 | Published December 23, 2013
When Nancy discovers there's a whole list of what's lucky and what's not, her mind starts spinning. There are so many things to keep track of! Fans of Fancy Nancy will delight in Nancy's attempts to sort out what she really believes.
HarperCollins | 9780062189875 | Published December 23, 2013
Just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Flat Stanley, our favorite flat hero, Stanley Lambchop, heads to Texas, where a showdown at the Alamo will make this the most exciting of all his Worldwide Adventures! When a mysterious truck starts following the friends, tensions run high. Who could it be? And what do they want?
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780385752794 | Published December 24, 2013
Lunch Lady and Betty have been unceremoniously cut from the school budget, and the timing couldn't be worse—the villains from all nine of her previous adventures are worming their way back into Thompson Brook with a masterfully devious plan. Don't miss Lunch Lady's swashbuckling finale!
Yearling | 9780375868078 | Published December 24, 2013
Bea "Elsa" Bubb, the Principal of Darkness sends Milton and Marlo Fauster to Precocia, the circle of Heck for smartypants kids who grow up too fast. Soon, the Fausters realize that Precocia's vice principals Napoleon and Cleopatra want more than to hasten adulthood --- they seem to want to eliminate childhood altogether. Can Milton and Marlo figure out their plan in time to stop it?
Balzer + Bray | 9780062228109 | Published December 31, 2013
All the fairies on Sheepskerry Island look up to Clara Bell. Clara can do anything, which is why the younger Bell sisters—Rosy, Goldie, Sylva, and Squeak—are so proud of her. But when Clara starts to grow into her magical powers, things get a little bumpy. Clara tries to do magic that's too hard for her—way too hard for her. Will she have to pay a terrible price?
HarperCollins | 9780062070951 | Published December 31, 2013
The two worlds remain divided, Merlin is missing and their friend Qwon Onakea may be lost to the Otherworld forever. The only solution is for Artie to claim his throne as King Arthur reborn. To do this, Artie must gather his knights and recover each of the Seven Swords. But nothing can prepare him for the Peace Sword, which killed the original King Arthur more than 1,000 years ago...