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  • THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE By Chad Lucas Gets A Second Star!

    July 14, 2021
    It's been about two months since the release of THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE, Chad Lucas's highly acclaimed debut with Abrams. We're thrilled to announce that this fabulous middle grade novel has received its second starred review, this one from School READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to Q AND U CALL IT QUITS by Stef Wade!

    June 15, 2021
    Q AND U CALL IT QUITS, Stef Wade's newest educational picture book, is out today from HarperCollins/Quill Tree! This fabulously funny picture book has already gathered great reviews. ABOUT Q AND U CALL IT QUITS: For fans of Z Is READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday To PIGLETTE’S PERFECT SURPRISE by Katelyn Aronson!

    May 25, 2021
    Everyone's favorite piglet is back! PIGLETTE'S PERFECT SURPRISE, an adorable sequel by Katelyn Aronson, released today with Viking. It's already garnering good reviews!   ABOUT PIGLETTE’S PERFECT SURPRISE: Katelyn Aronson and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Eva Byrne return with the sequel READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE by Chad Lucas!

    May 11, 2021
    Today we also celebrate the release of THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE, a stunning middle grade novel by debut author Chad Lucas! Out today from Abrams, THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE has garnered great reviews and accolades.   A moving middle-grade debut READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to MISSION MULTIVERSE by Rebecca Caprara!

    May 11, 2021
    MISSION MULTIVERSE, Rebecca Caprara's latest middle grade, is out today from Abrams! This sweeping sci-fi adventure is perfect for Percy Jackson fans, and has received nice reviews.   Middle school misfits are tasked with saving the multiverse in this sweeping READ MORE

    A PLACE FOR PLUTO by Stef Wade is a Show Me Readers Award Runner-Up!

    April 21, 2021
    A PLACE FOR PLUTO, Stef Wade's well-loved picture book about Pluto's removal from planetary status, has been named a runner-up for the Show Me Readers Award of 2020-2021!   The Show Me Readers Award is given annually by the Missouri READ MORE

    WHERE SECRETS LIE by Eva V. Gibson Is Out!

    April 21, 2021
    Yesterday we celebrated the release of WHERE SECRETS LIE, acclaimed author Eva V. Gibson's sophomore YA novel with Simon & Schuster. A lyrical, psychological thriller, WHERE SECRETS LIE has received great buzz, including a starred review from Booklist!   Perfect READ MORE

    MURDER ON THE BALTIMORE EXPRESS by Suzanne Jurmain Is Out!

    April 8, 2021
    A new picture book from esteemed author Suzanne Jurmain is now available from Little Bee Books! Titled MURDER ON THE BALTIMORE EXPRESS, this middle grade nonfiction book has received great reviews.   Find out how Detective Allen Pinkerton uncovered the READ MORE