DRAMA by Raina Telgemeier
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Brava! (Graphic fiction. 10-14)"
From award winner Telgemeier (Smile, 2010), a pitch-perfect graphic novel portrayal of a middle school musical, adroitly capturing the drama both on and offstage. Read full book review >
CARDBOARD by Doug TenNapel
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Utterly brilliant.(Graphic fantasy. 10 & up)"
An out-of-the-box story of golems, guys and guts. Read full book review >

THE SEVEN TALES OF TRINKET by Shelley Moore Thomas
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Though it's filled with incident, emotion, magic and adventure, what stands out most is Trinket's clear voice and loving heart, both of which will endear her to readers. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Like her main character, Trinket, Thomas clearly loves storytelling, and she has a real talent for it, too. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Be prepared for young Sasquatch fans roaring for more. (Graphic fantasy. 6-11)"
Mom said there was magic in the woods…she probably didn't mean anything like this. Read full book review >
THREE TIMES LUCKY by Sheila Turnage
Released: May 10, 2012

"Readers may find they never want to leave Tupelo Landing. (Mystery. 10-14)"
What do you get when you combine Because of Winn-Dixie's heart with the mystery and action of Holes? You get an engaging, spirit-lifting and unforgettable debut for young readers. Read full book review >

Released: May 15, 2012

"Indian folk art triumphantly meets 17th-century English trick verse in this sophisticated graphic venture fit for middle graders on up. (Picture book/poetry. 10 & up)"
Creative worlds collude and collide in this contemporary rendering of a well-known 17th-century English poem. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Heartless September sprouts a heart during this remarkable, awesome journey. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
In this sequel to The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (2011), heroine September embarks on another quest, this time to Fairyland-Below, where her shadow rules as queen. Read full book review >
DOUBLE by Jenny Valentine
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Readers who like the quick pace of Gail Giles' mysteries and the dark, finely crafted suspense of Kevin Brooks will find the perfect combination here. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
What are the odds of two identical missing boys? The possibility will haunt readers in this British import by Morris Award finalist Valentine. Read full book review >