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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.

September 2014

Hardcover

Aladdin: A Cut-Paper Book by Agnese Baruzzi - Children (Ages 6-8), Picture

Tango Books | 9781857078732 | Published September 1, 2014

Aladdin: A Cut-Paper Book by Agnese Baruzzi - Children (Ages 6-8), Picture

Tango Books | 9781857078732 | Published September 1, 2014

A perfect gift for any age, Agnese Baruzzi brings the beloved folk tale to life in a beautiful cut paper book that captures the lyricism and drama of the Aladdin story. Intricate, lace-like, die-cut pages make this a beautiful gift that any child will cherish.

Aladdin: A Cut-Paper Book by Agnese Baruzzi - Children (Ages 6-8), Picture

Tango Books | 9781857078732 | Published September 1, 2014

A perfect gift for any age, Agnese Baruzzi brings the beloved folk tale to life in a beautiful cut paper book that captures the lyricism and drama of the Aladdin story. Intricate, lace-like, die-cut pages make this a beautiful gift that any child will cherish.

Aladdin: A Cut-Paper Book by Agnese Baruzzi - Children (Ages 6-8), Picture

Tango Books | 9781857078732 | Published September 1, 2014

A perfect gift for any age, Agnese Baruzzi brings the beloved folk tale to life in a beautiful cut paper book that captures the lyricism and drama of the Aladdin story. Intricate, lace-like, die-cut pages make this a beautiful gift that any child will cherish.

Ben Franklin's Big Splash by Barb Rosenstock and S.D. Schindler - Picture

Calkins Creek | 9781620914465 | Published September 1, 2014

Ben Franklin loved to swim and, at the age of eleven, he was determined to swim like a fish --- fins and all! This fascinating and lively account of young Ben’s earliest invention follows the budding scientist’s journey as he tests and retests his swim fins. That first big splash led Ben to even more innovations and inventions.

Elmer and the Monster by David McKee - Children (Ages 0-6), Picture

Andersen Press USA | 9781467742009 | Published September 1, 2014

There is pandemonium in the jungle! A strange roar sends all the animals stampeding. Only Elmer is brave enough to investigate and discover that monsters aren't always as scary as they seem.

Red Berries, White Clouds, Blue Sky by Sandra Dallas - Children (8 to 11), Historical Fiction

Sleeping Bear Press | 9781585369065 | Published September 1, 2014

t's 1942: Tomi Itano, 12, is a second-generation Japanese American who lives in California with her family on their strawberry farm. Although her parents came from Japan and her grandparents still live there, Tomi considers herself an American. But after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, things change --- her father is suspected as a spy and taken away, and the rest of Tomi's family is sent to an internment camp in Colorado. Tomi becomes bitter, wondering how her country could treat her and her family like the enemy. What does she need to do to prove she is an honorable American? 

Rory's Promise (Hidden Histories) written by Michaela MacColl and Rosemary Nichols - Children (Ages 9-12)

Calkins Creek | 9781620916230 | Published September 1, 2014

Twelve-year-old orphan Rory Fitzpatrick lives with her younger sister Violet at New York City’s Foundling Hospital in the early 1900s. But when Rory discovers that Violet will be sent to the Arizona Territory to be adopted, her world is shattered. Although too old to be adopted herself, Rory—brave and smart—is determined to stay with her sister, even if it means hiding out on a train traveling west. When Rory and Violet arrive in Arizona, everything that could go wrong does go wrong. Will Rory give up? This uplifting novel about the power of faith and the true meaning of family launches the Hidden Histories series, spotlighting little-known tales from America’s past, and the children behind those stories. Includes authors’ note and further resources.

Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole written by Bob Raczka, illustrated by Chuck Groenink - Children (Ages 0-6), Picture, Poetry

Carolrhoda Books | 9781467718059 | Published September 1, 2014

"December 1: White envelopes float / from my overfilled mailbox— / December's first storm." You know that Santa can fly a sleigh, squeeze down chimneys, and circle the globe in a night. But did you know that another of his talents is writing haiku? These twenty-five short poems—composed by Santa himself—give you a peek into life at the North Pole as the December days tick down to Christmas. See the hustle and bustle of the elves' workshop, feel the serenity of moonlight on fresh snow, and find out how Santa and Mrs. Claus keep busy as Santa's big night draws near. 

This Orq by David Elliott and Lori Nichols - Picture

Boyds Mills Press | 9781620915219 | Published September 1, 2014

Meet Orq, cave boy. And Woma, woolly mammoth. Orq love Woma. Only one problem: Mom is not a fan of Woma, who sheds and smells and is definitely not cave-trained. How can Orq convince his mother that Woma belongs with them? Orq has a plan to get Woma back in the cave . . .