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New in Paperback

Whether it's a hardcover reprinted in paperback, or a new book that just released in paperback, we're rounding up fiction and nonfiction titles worthy of your attention in our New in Paperback feature. Feel free to dog-ear the pages and fold back the covers!

May 2016

In paperback titles this month we have THE BLACKTHORN KEY, Kevin Sands' adventurous story about an apothecary's apprentice on a journey to save the world; Poly Holyoke's THE NEPTUNE CHALLENGE, the hit sequel to THE NEPTUNE PROJECT in which Nere and her friends must infiltrate a high-tech undersea fortress; and THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, an award-winning novel of love and survival during World War II.

April 2016

In paperback titles this month, we have THE BOOK THAT PROVES TIME TRAVEL HAPPENS, a time-bending adventure from Henry Clark in which three diverse children find themselves in the year 1852 after visiting a mysterious fortune-teller; DR. CRITCHLORE'S SCHOOL OF MINIONS: Book 1, the first book in a contemporary fantasy series written by Sheila Grau, where kids can discover that being unorthodox isn't always such a bad thing; and PIECES AND PLAYERS by Blue Balliett, in which students of Mrs. Sharpee's class find themselves in the midst of a mysterious museum robbery. Can these students follow the suspicious clues to solve this puzzle? 

March 2016

In paperback titles this month, we have THE BLACK CROW CONSPIRACY, the third book in Christopher Edge's Penelope Tredwell Mysteries series in which Penelope finds herself on the hunt for stolen Crown Jewels; BILLY SURE, KID ENTREPRENEUR IS A SPY!, Luke Sharp's sixth book about everyone's favorite young CEO, set in spy school; and ON A BEAM OF LIGHT, a beautiful journey through the mind of Albert Einstein from Jennifer Berne with illustrations by Vladimir Radunsky.

February 2016

In paperback titles this month, we have TOM GATES: Excellent Excuses (and Other Good Stuff) by Liz Pichon, in which two weeks off of school doesn’t prevent Tom from getting into some hilarious mischief; PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS by Rick Riordan and John Rocco, where readers can learn about the classic myths in Percy’s signature sarcastic tone; and HENRY DAVID THOREAU FOR KIDS: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities by Corinne Hosfeld Smith, where kids can discover the contributions of this great American thinker, writer and naturalist in an interactive way.

January 2016

In paperback titles this month, we have APOLLO: The Brilliant One, the latest installment in George O’Connor’s graphic novel series featuring the Greek gods, The Olympians, this time focusing on the god of the sun; HENRY FORD FOR KIDS: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities (For Kids series) by Ronald A.

December 2015

In paperback titles this month, we have SALT: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War by Helen Frost, where Anikwa, a member of the Miami tribe, and James, the son of traders, find their friendship at risk as the War of 1812 comes to fruition; BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, Kate DiCamillo's first published novel about 10-year-old Opal and a lovable dog; and Read more »

November 2015

In paperback titles this month, we have INKBLOT by Rebecca Langston-George, which shares examples and prompts for four creative writing genres; THE ROOKIE BOOKIE by L. Jon Wertheim and Tobias J.

October 2015

In paperback titles this month we have GAY & LESBIAN HISTORY FOR KIDS: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights, with 21 Activities by Jerome Pohlen, the latest title in the For Kids series; SHADOW SQUADRON: Rogue Agent by Carl Bowen and Benny Fuentes with illustrations by Wilson Tortosa, the most recent title featuring the elite team o

September 2015

In this month's round up we have SECRET CODERS by graphic novel superstars Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes, where the students at Stately Academy are faced with a mystery they can’t wait to decode; WEST OF THE MOON by Margi Preus, a tale following two sisters as they escape their home in the Norwegian mountains for A

August 2015

This month's roundup includes NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY by Nancy Honovich and Annie Griffiths, which helps kids of all ages take the perfect picture; DARTH PAPER STRIKES BACK by Tom Angleberger, the second book in the Origami Yoda series; and Read more »