Happy book birthday to Science Comics: Flying Machines by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks!
In this volume we follow the famous aviators, the Wright Brothers, from their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, to the fields of North Carolina where they planned to make their famous flights. This is the fifth of the Science Comics, an action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers. Make sure to pick it up!
Happy book birthday to the adult fantasy graphic novel, Shattered Warrior, by Sharon Shinn and Molly Knoxt Ostertag.
Colleen Cavanaugh’s home world wis ruled by Derichets, a tyrannical alien race bent on exploiting the planet’s mineral resources.Most of her family died in the war, and she now lives alone in the city. Aside from her acquaintances at the factory where she toils for the Derichets, Colleen makes a single friend in Jann, a member of the violent group of rebels known as the Chromatti. One day Colleen receives shocking news: her niece Lucy is alive and in need of her help. Shattered Warrior is a gripping science fiction adventure with a sweeping romance at its heart.
It is eight years after Colleen Cavanaugh’s home world was invaded by the Derichets, a tyrannical alien race bent on exploiting the planet’s mineral resources.
Most of her family died in the war, and she now lives alone in the city. Aside from her acquaintances at the factory where she toils for the Derichets, Colleen makes a single friend in Jann, a member of the violent group of rebels known as the Chromatti. One day Colleen receives shocking news: her niece Lucy is alive and in need of her help. Together, Colleen, Jann, and Lucy create their own tenuous family.
But Colleen must decide if it’s worth risking all of their survival to join a growing underground revolution against the Derichets … in Sharon Shinn and Molly Knox Ostertag’s Shattered Warrior.
May 15th — The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia
May 16th — Writing My Own Fairytale
May 17th — The Novel Hermit
May 18th — Ageless Pages Review
May 19th — Here’s To Happy Endings
May 22nd — The Adventures of Cecelia Bedelia
May 23rd — School Library Journal
May 24th — The Hollow Cupboards
We’ve officially revealed all of our Winter 2018 covers, so we wanted to put them all in one place.
The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long, Jim Demonakos, and Nate Powell, new paperback edition out, 1/2/2018!
Little Sid by Ian Lendler and Xanthe Bouma, out 1/23/2018!
Hermes by George O’Connor, out 1/30/2018!
Is This Guy For Real? by Box Brown, out 2/6/2018!
Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson with art by Emily Carroll, out 2/6/2018!
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang, out 2/13/2018!
In Real Life by Jen Wang and Cory Doctorow, new paperback edition out 2/13/2018!
Cucumber Quest: The Ripple Kingdom by Gigi D.G., out 2/27/2018!
Brazen by Penelope Bagieu, out 3/6/2018!
Monsters Beware! by Jorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado, out 3/13/2018!
New Shoes by Sara Varon, out 3/20/2018!
Star Scouts; The League of Lasers by Mike Lawrence, out 3/20/2018!
Science Comics: Robots & Drones by Mairghread Scott and Jacob Chabot, out 3/27/2018!
Secret Coders: Pop and Parameters by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes, out 3/27/2018!
Scarlett Hart: Monster Hunger by Marcus Sedgwick and Thomas Taylor, out 4/3/2018!
Peter and Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths by Graham Annable, out 4/10/2018!
Science Comics: Sharks by Joe Flood, out 4/17/2018!
The City on the Other Side by Mairghread Scott and Robin Robinson, out 4/24/2018!
Crafty Cat and the Great Butterfly Battle by Charise Mericle Harper, out 4/28/2018!
Happy book birthday to the funny, charming, and perceptive middle grade graphic novel Real Friends, by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham!
Following little Shannon’s life from kindergarten through fifth grade, Real Friends captures the emotional roller coaster ride of friendship, from navigating the tricky waters of cliques and bullies to her never-ending struggle to stay in “The Group.” Shannon’s honest and heartfelt story reminds us of how hard it was to learn what real friends are—and why finding them is worth the journey.
Happy book birthday to the stunning sci-fi graphic novel, Spill Zone, by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland.
When an other-worldly event destroys the small city of Poughkeepsie and kills Addison’s parents, she has to find a way to take care of her mute little sister, Lexa, and herself. In order to make money, she travels into the Spill Zone to take pictures of its bizarre and dangerous entities. Make sure to pick up a copy to join Addison in exploring the Spill Zone…and hope to return alive!
Happy book birthday to The Amazing Crafty Cat by Charise Mericle Harper!
This is the first volume in a hilarious, charming, and sweet new graphic novel trilogy about a little girl who can craft her way out of any situation. Each volume includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities. It’s the perfect book for elementary school readers and a fun, adorable read!
Happy book birthday to the second book of the Nameless City series by Faith Erin Hicks, The Stone Heart!
This thrilling continuation of the series is jam-packed with adventure! Kaidu and Rat now have to deal with conflicts within the Dao nation and a possible war. To make matters worse, Kaidu finds a formula for a mysterious weapon that may lead to complete chaos.
The Stone Heart is in stores today, and we hope that you all read and enjoy it!
Happy book birthday to the funny and upbeat Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence.
Being the ‘new kid’ is tough. Especially when you are a girl like Avani who’d rather go on an adventure instead of doing makeovers and talking about boys. But all is well when Avani gets abducted by aliens and finally finds the one place in the universe where she fits in: in an intergalactic scouting troop. An exciting story about teamwork and finding your own groove!