THE STRUGGLES OF JOHNNY CANNON by Isaiah Campbell
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A sprawling, good-hearted adventure—pure fun. (Historical fiction. 8-12) "
In the sequel to The Troubles of Johnny Cannon (2014), Johnny Cannon's life in little Cullman, Alabama, is anything but peaceful. Read full book review >
CLOUD COUNTRY by Noah Klocek
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A crackerjack salute to the creations of the mind. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Who makes those clouds in the sky, anyway? Writer Becker and Pixar art director and story conceptualist Klocek are pretty sure it's a bunch of kids. Read full book review >

DOCTOR NICE by Valeri Gorbachev
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"Just what the doctor ordered for storytime fare. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A going-to-the-doctor picture book with a playful twist. Read full book review >
A SLIVER OF STARDUST by Marissa Burt
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"The appealing premise is hamstrung by lengthy exposition and sluggish characterization. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Smart, 11-year-old Wren has just tied academic rival Simon at the Science Olympiad Trivia Challenge when a huge, white bird begins the magical apprenticeship of both children to the Ancient and Honorable Guild of the Fiddlers. Read full book review >
HOW TO SHARE WITH A BEAR by Eric Pinder
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Tender and charming. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Thomas makes a cozy cave that attracts a small bear. Read full book review >

THE POWER OF HENRY'S IMAGINATION by Skye Byrne
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Choice words and creative visuals combine to celebrate and inspire the mind's eye. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A five-year-old's imagination comes to his rescue when his stuffed rabbit goes missing. Read full book review >
FINDING WINNIE by Lindsay Mattick
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Beautiful but bifurcated, with the two stories in one making it a challenge to determine the audience. (photo album) (Picture book. 5-8)"
A mother tells a true bedtime story about the bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh's name. Read full book review >
WHAT THE DINOSAURS DID LAST NIGHT by Refe Tuma
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"The authors may well have created a monster with this deliciously chaotic notion. (Picture book. 6-8)"
For anyone who doubts that plastic dinosaurs come to life and sneak out at night to make household messes, here's photographic evidence. Read full book review >
NIGHT OF THE LIVING WORMS by Dave Coverly
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"It's a little labored, but poop jokes never get old, right? (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-9)"
Early Bird's underachieving little brother finally gets a taste of worm in this daft series opener. Read full book review >
THE BOY WHO KNEW EVERYTHING by Victoria Forester
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"While critical thinkers may not find this particularly coherent, those willing to go with the flow will enjoy the ride. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
While no one knows everything, this follow-up volume to The Girl Who Could Fly (2008) has the same great premise as the first: that special gifts can be wonderful and also cause a peck of trouble. Read full book review >
LISTEN TO THE MOON by Michael Morpurgo
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A poignant and life-affirming story from a master. (author's notes) (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
War invades a peaceful English fishing community. Read full book review >
THE PEDDLER'S ROAD by Matthew Cody
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A muddled and meandering series opener; perhaps things will coalesce in Book 2. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
While accompanying their father on his research trip to Hamelin, Germany, 13-year-old Max and her 10-year-old brother, Carter, find that the Pied Piper is not just a fairy tale, but a very real and present danger. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Jenny Han
July 6, 2015

In Jenny Han’s P.S. I Still Love You, Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once? In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the New York Times bestseller To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of makes it so amazing. View video >