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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.

February 2013

Hardcover

Daniel for Lunch: The Tasty Tale of Daniel in the Lions' Den by Kelly Pulley - Bible Studies, Children's, Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

David C. Cook | 9781434703675 | Published February 1, 2013

What happens to Daniel after he refuses to pray to King Darius, and prays to God instead? He finds himself in a den full of hungry lions! Find out how Daniel is rescued --- and how the king's wicked helpers get a punishment they deserve!

The Biggest and Toughest: The Short Story of David's Big Faith by Kelly Pulley - Bible Studies, Children's, Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

David C. Cook | 9780781406239 | Published February 1, 2013

Teach your children about God's strength and love for His people with this rhyming story about David and Goliath. With fun illustrations and a quirky rhyming text, your kids will discover that despite David's small stature, his courage and belief in God see him through when he stands up to the Philistine army.

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle - Fiction, Humor

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781442446892 | Published February 5, 2013

His whole life, Nate Foster has wanted to star in a Broadway show. But how is Nate supposed to make his dreams come true when he’s stuck in Jankburg, Pennsylvania, where no one appreciates a good show tune? Nate plans a daring overnight escape to New York. There’s an open casting call for "E.T.: The Musical" and it could be the difference between small-town blues and big-time stardom.

Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce - Children (Ages 8-10), Comic Book, Fiction, Humor

HarperCollins | 9780061996634 | Published February 5, 2013

Everyone knows N-A-T-E does not equal N-E-A-T! And when Nate's sloppiness gets out of hand, his best friend, Francis, is in serious trouble. Can Nate clean up his act, or will he flip out first?

Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle - Children's, Picture

Chronicle Books | 9781452110066 | Published February 5, 2013

In this innovative wordless picture book with interactive flaps, Flora and her graceful flamingo friend explore the trials and joys of friendship through an elaborate synchronized dance.  Full of humor and heart, this stunning performance (and splashy ending!) will have readers clapping for more!

Infinity Ring, Book Three: The Trap Door by Lisa McMann - Action Adventure, Children (Ages 8-10), Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller

Scholastic Inc. | 9780545386982 | Published February 5, 2013

The year is 1850, and the nation is divided over the issue of slavery. The Underground Railroad provides a light of hope, helping runaway slaves escape to freedom. But the SQ has taken control of the Underground Railroad from within. Now Dak and Sera are left wondering who to trust...while Riq risks everything to save the life of a young boy.

Ivy in the Shadows by Chris Woodworth - Family Life, Children (Ages 8-10), Family Relationships, Fiction

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374335663 | Published February 5, 2013

After Ivy's stepfather disappears, Ivy's mama begins waitressing to make ends meet. She also takes in a boarder --- 12-year-old Caleb, who's weirdest guy she's ever met. With Mama working full-time, Ivy has to babysit her little brother, JJ; fend off the nosy Pastor Harold; stop Caleb from filling JJ's head with lies; and keep her best friend from knowing anything about her situation at home.
My Father's Arms are a Boat written by Stein Erik Lunde, illustrated by Øyvind Torseter and translated by kari dickson - Children (Ages 0-6)

Enchanted Lion Books | 9781592701247 | Published February 5, 2013

It's quieter than it's ever been. Unable to sleep, a young boy climbs into his father's arms. Feeling the warmth and closeness of his father, he begins to ask questions about the birds, the foxes, and whether his mom will ever wake up. They go outside under the starry sky. Loss and love are as present as the white spruces, while the father's clear answers and assurances calm his worried son. Here we feel the cycles of life and life's continuity, even in the face of absence and loss, so strongly and clearly that we know at the end that everything will, somehow, be all right.

Play Makers: Game Changers, Book Two by Mike Lupica - Children (Ages 8-10), Fiction, Relationships

Scholastic Press | 9780545381833 | Published February 5, 2013

Ben is known as the best point guard throughout the league. And now that Shawn O'Brien has joined their team, they are a shoo-in to win it all. But there is a new point guard in town, Chase Braggs, who seems to be better, stronger and faster. Ben's rivalry with Chase seems to take the fun out of playing ball with his best friends. Will Ben be able to pull it together for his team and for himself?

The Colossus Rises: Seven Wonders, Book One by Peter Lerangis - Action Adventure, Children (Ages 8-10), Fantasy, Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062070401 | Published February 5, 2013

Jack McKinley is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he's going to die. The only way to save himself is to find and combine seven magic loculi. This won't be easy because The loculi are the relics of a lost civilization and haven't been seen in thousands of years. They're hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.