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Cool & New

Looking for a great new read? Every month, our Cool & New Books feature spotlights new titles that we think you'll want to explore. In addition to hardcovers, we include books that are newly released in paperback --- as either reprints of hardcovers or original paperbacks.

April 2015

Our April roundup includes KRISTY’S GREAT IDEA by Ann M.

March 2015

In March’s Cool and New roundup, we have THE PENDERWICKS IN SPRING by Jeanne Birdsall, the last book in The Penderwicks series; THE IMAGINARY by A.F.

February 2015

In February’s Cool and New roundup, we have FISH IN A TREE by ONE FOR THE MURPHYS author Lynda Mullaly Hunt, where Ally discovers that she has dyslexia and that there’s a lot more to her than just a label; ECHO by bestselling author Pam Muñoz Ryan, where four seemingly dissimilar stories from around the world are connected by a very special harmonica; and PA

January 2015

In January’s Cool and New roundup, we have STELLA BY STARLIGHT by Sharon M.

December 2014

In December’s Cool & New roundup, we have A PLAGUE OF UNICORNS by Jane Yolen, where the monks at Cranford Abbey must hatch a plan to stop the unicorns from eating all of their golden apples; THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES VOLUME 1: Young Readers Edition, an adaptation of Oliver Stone’s and Peter Kuznick’s groundbreaking book about some little kno

November 2014

Our November roundup includes DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney, the latest adventure for Greg Heffley and his family; THE MAP TO EVERYWHERE by Carrie Ryan and J.P.

November 2014

Our November roundup includes DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney, the latest adventure for Greg Heffley and his family; THE MAP TO EVERYWHERE by Carrie Ryan and J.P.

October 2014

Our October roundup includes STRIKE! by Larry Dane Brimner, a nuanced history of the United Farm Works; MARY POPPINS: 80 Anniversary Collection by P.L. Travers, the anniversary edition of four classic stories of everyone’s favorite nanny; and RAIN REIGN by Ann M.

September 2014

Our September roundup includes YOKO'S DIARY: The Life of a Young Girl in Hiroshima During WWII, edited by Paul Ham, the real and poignant diary of a 13-year-old Japanese girl who lived near Hiroshima; BAD MAGIC, the first in a magical new series by Pseudonymous Bosch; and THOMAS JEFFERSON: PRESIDENT AND PHILOSOPHER by Jon Meacham, the il

August 2014

Our August roundup includes 365 DAYS OF WONDER by R.J. Palacio, the follow-up to the bestselling novel WONDER that shares words of wisdom from beloved character Mr.