Fall 2017 Children’s Announcements

Welcome to our Fall 2017 Children’s Announcements!

Top 10 Books on our list that we are happy to recommend plus our comprehensive A-to-Z listings of titles being released by children’s and YA publishers between Aug. 1, 2017, and Jan. 31, 2018. Happy reading!

Princesses Wear Pants by Savannah Guthrie and Allison Oppenheim, illus. by Eva Byrne  A princess gets the job done while staying true to herself. Ages 3–7.

The Wompananny Witches Make One Mean Pizza by Jennie Palmer  Two kitchen witches accidentally cook up a magical, havoc-wreaking pizza. Ages 3–7.

I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness by Susan Verde, illus. by Peter H. Reynolds. The creators of I Am Yoga offer a story about combatting chaos through mindfulness. Ages 4–8.

Hanazuki: Book of Treasures: The Official Guide by Brandon Snider (Nov. 7, hardcover, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4197-2933-1) introduces Hanazuki, the animated series and toy line from Hasbro. Ages 6–10.

Sidetracked by Diana Harmon Asher. A seventh-grade misfit with ADD joins the track team in this story about teamwork and friendship. Ages 8–12.

She, Myself, and I by Emma Young. A brain transplant catapults a quadriplegic girl into an obsessive search for identity. Ages 13–up.

All Aboard! Let’s Ride a Train by Nichole Mara, illus. by Andrew Kolb. In this accordion-style book, readers lift flaps to help a boy find his hat on a train. Ages up to 3.

Better Together: A Book of Family by Barbara Joosse and Anneke Lisberg, illus. by Jared Schorr. This ode to families reveals how animals comfort and protect one another. Ages 3–5.

Broken Circle by J.L. and M.A. Powers (Oct. 3, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-61775-580-4) launches a series about a boy who’s a soul guide shepherding others from life, through Limbo, to what lies beyond. Ages 12–up.

Little Red Ruthie: A Hanukkah Tale by Gloria Koster, illus. by Sue Eastland gives a Hanukkah-themed twist to the “Little Red Riding Hood” story. Ages 4–8.

Don’t Wake the Yeti! by Claire Freedman, illus. by Claudia Ranucci offers tips on befriending and caring for a yeti. Ages 5–7.