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.
Capstone Young Readers | 9781623707491 | Published September 1, 2016
Capstone Young Readers | 9781623707866 | Published September 1, 2016
Fuchsia Fierce is a bold name for a bold girl, but she wasn't always so brave. Thanks to her parents, her camp counselor and her friends, Fuchsia finally learns how to live up to her name. This vibrant picture book will teach every reader the importance of self confidence: a priceless lesson.
Albert Whitman & Company | 9780807530030 | Published September 1, 2016
It's bedtime for Bob. But --- oh no --- he sees a pair of eyes in the dark! Who is it? With a flashlight, Bob discovers it's a friendly creature wishing him goodnight. Goodnight, Bob! Then more eyes appear. Who is it now?
Capstone Young Readers | 9781623707668 | Published September 1, 2016
Herbie is a little hedgehog who is perfectly happy at home with his mother. But one day Mommy tells Herbie that it's time to go exploring all by himself! Herbie is so not sure, but ready or not, a westerly wind sweeps Herbie into the wide world...and Herbie's Big Adventure begins!
Peachtree Publishers | 9781561457045 | Published September 1, 2016
Sally and Joe are convinced that the mysterious footprints they have discovered must belong to a dinosaur! Could it be? Join them as the follow the clues to find out...But wait, what if Sally and Joe are right? What if it really is a dinosaur?
Carolrhoda Books | 9781467794336 | Published September 1, 2016
Travis Gardner lives to play quarterback. He's a standout QB by the middle school, and he's prepared to put everything he has into the game. Then Gainesville University's head coach makes Travis a promise: Travis will have a place on the team, and a scholarship to go with it. He just has to get through high school first.
Candlewick | 9780763690779 | Published September 6, 2016
Charlesbridge | 9781580897136 | Published September 6, 2016
Ten-year-old Bilal liked his life back home in Pakistan. But when his father suddenly sends the family to live with their aunt and uncle in America, nothing is familiar. While Bilal tries to keep up with his cousin Jalaal by joining a baseball league and practicing his English, he wonders when his father will join the family in Virginia. Maybe if Bilal can prove himself on the pitcher’s mound, his father will make it to see him play. But playing baseball means navigating relationships with the guys, and with Jordan, the only girl on the team --- the player no one but Bilal wants to be friends with.
Abrams Books for Young Readers | 9781419721373 | Published September 6, 2016
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9781627790826 | Published September 6, 2016
Disney-Hyperion | 9781484726976 | Published September 6, 2016
Bella loves the sights and sounds of fall --- the crinkle-crackle of fallen leaves, the crunch of crisp, red apples, the honking and flapping of migrating geese. She wants the season to last forever. She also wants her fall coat --- the one her Grams made especially for her --- to last forever. But the coat is worn-out and too small...With a snip and a whir, Grams makes sure Bella will be warm when the first snowflakes fall. And Bella finds a perfect use for her old favorite coat --- on the first snowman of the season.
Viking Books for Young Readers | 9780451471826 | Published September 6, 2016
The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story. Maria Beppina, the timid tag-along cousin, is always afraid that the Clopper, the old witch who chases the children, will catch her.
Katherine Tegen Books | 9780062311726 | Published September 6, 2016
When Frannie makes one desperate, crazy wish—BOOM!—she magically bounces into a whole new life, with a totally different family. And. It. Is. Amazing! There’s only one catch: waking up as someone else keeps happening. Plunged into lives and adventures she’s only imagined --- from being a pop star to meeting one super-cute boy --- Frannie finds courage in the unforgettable friends and families she meets along the way.
Puffin Books | 9780425287668 | Published September 6, 2016
Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormous boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!
Puffin Books | 9780425287835 | Published September 6, 2016
Now that he's won the chocolate factory, what's next for Charlie? Last seen flying through the sky in a giant elevator in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Charlie Bucket's back for another adventure. When the giant elevator picks up speed, Charlie, Willy Wonka, and the gang are sent hurtling through space and time. Visiting the world’' first space hotel, battling the dreaded Vermicious Knids, and saving the world are only a few stops along this remarkable, intergalactic joyride.
Simon & Schuster | 9781481470315 | Published September 6, 2016
Everyone wants to look their best for the party. But Little Duck has never had a birthday before --- so how better to learn how to prepare than to do what all the other animals do! The sheep trim their wool --- so Little Duck trims her feathers. The pigs need a mud bath --- so Little Duck quish and quashes, too. All over the barnyard Little Duck snips, slurps, squishes, and shimmy shakes herself ready until...WHOOPS! It’s party picture time --- and Little Duck is a big mess. No matter --- it’s not something Farmer Brown’s frosted maple cake can’t fix!
Random House Books for Young Readers | 9781101932537 | Published September 6, 2016
There’s a place beyond this world, beyond the land of the living, where ghosts go to write their unfinished stories --- stories that ended too soon. It’s a place for unexplained phenomena: mysteries that have never been solved, spirits that have never been laid to rest. And there’s only one way in or out. It’s called the Library, and you can get there with a special key. But beware! Don’t start a story you can’t finish. Because in this library, the stories you can’t finish just might finish you.
Viking Books for Young Readers | 9780451472304 | Published September 6, 2016
George and Blaise are pen pals, and they write letters to each other about everything: their pets, birthdays, favorite sports, and science fair projects. There’s just one thing that the two friends don’t know: George is a human, while Blaise is a dragon! What will happen when these pen pals finally meet face-to-face?
Balzer + Bray | 9780062280183 | Published September 6, 2016
Two dogs must teach their new puppy to be a good dog. The puppy has to learn to growl...but it keeps tweeting. Roll over...but it eats worms... Will this puppy ever learn the Dog Rules?
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9781101933305 | Published September 6, 2016
Once there was a boy named Leonard who loved to sing and to act. His parents were immigrants who felt like aliens in America, and certainly didn’t understand Leonard’s drive to perform. “Learn to play the accordion,” his father told him. “Actors starve, but at least musicians can eke out a living.” But Leonard reached for the stars...and caught them. He moved to Hollywood, where he took acting lessons, and drove a taxi and took every role he could get. He worked hard, learned his lines, showed up on time, and studied his craft. Until one day he was offered the role of an alien science officer on a new TV show called Star Trek. Leonard knew what it felt like to be an alien. But did he want the role?
Chronicle Books | 9781452154725 | Published September 6, 2016
Amulet Books | 9781419718878 | Published September 6, 2016
Kid-genius and inventor Frank Einstein loves figuring out how the world works by creating household contraptions that are part science, part imagination and definitely unusual. Frank --- along with his best friend, Watson, and Klink and Klank --- once again finds himself in competition with his classmate and archrival T. Edison and his sign-language-speaking sidekick, Mr. Chimp, over Frank’s newest invention: the EvoBlaster Belt, which allows the user to evolve and devolve into other forms of life, blasting from one species to another.
HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544748033 | Published September 6, 2016
When the moon is up, Owl is wide awake and ready for fun: “Hooray for today! Would you like to play?” But everyone says, “Not now! I’m sleepy!” Owl’s playday gets lonely fast as each friend turns her away --- until sunrise, when Owl discovers a friendly surprise. Perfect for little ones learning the art of patience, HOORAY FOR TODAY! celebrates playtime, sharing, and friendship.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423152200 | Published September 6, 2016
Millbrook Press | 9781467755757 | Published September 1, 2016