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September 2013

September's roundup of Cool & New Books includes FORTUNATELY, THE MILK which is a hilarious story of time travel and breakfast cereal, expertly told by Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Skottie Young; the companion to Stefan Bachmann's THE PECULIAR, THE WHATNOT, which introduces new human and magical char

Kate DiCamillo, author of Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Joly unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.

John Newbery Medal 2014

The John Newbery Medal honors the author of the year's most outstanding contribution to children's literature. Presented every year since 1922, the Medal is named for 18th-century British bookseller John Newbery. Henrik Van Loon won the first Newbery Medal in 1922 for THE STORY OF MANKIND. Receiving the Newbery Medal virtually guarantees that the winning book will remain in print and on library and bookstore shelves for years to come.


Interview: February 10, 2014

Kate DiCamillo is the author of THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT, a New York Times bestseller; THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX, which was awarded the Newbery Medal; BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE

March 2015

In paperback this month we have A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L’Engle and illustrated by Hope Larson, the new graphic novel version of the classic science fiction story; THE STRANGE CASE OF ORIGAMI YODA by Tom Angleberger, the first case file in the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series; and Read more »

September 2016

Our New in Paperback roundup this month includes GONE CRAZY IN ALABAMA by Rita Williams-Garcia, which chronicles the summer of a lifetime with the Gaither sisters in the rural South; Read more »