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38 Exciting Titles | March 2018

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Picture Books

Fan, Terry & Eric Fan. Ocean Meets Sky. illus. by authors. S. & S. May 2018. p. 81.

Gragg, Sanya Whittaker. Momma, Did You Hear the News? illus. by Kim Holt. Amazon/CreateSpace. Apr. 2017. XPRESS

Love, Jessica. Julian Is a Mermaid. illus. by author. Candlewick. May 2018. p. 87.

McPhail, David. Baby Bear’s Book of Tiny Tales. illus. by author. Little, Brown. Feb. 2018. p. 75.

Mallery, Sydra. A Most Unusual Day. illus. by E.B. Goodale. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Apr. 2018. p. 88.

Martinez-Neal, Juana. Alma and How She Got Her Name. illus. by author. Candlewick. Apr. 2018. p. 88.

Phelan, Matt. Pignic. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Apr. 2018. p. 90.

Middle Grade

Baldwin, Cindy. Where the Watermelons Grow. HarperCollins/Harper. Jul. 2018. p. 97.

Brown , Peter. The Wild Robot Escapes. illus. by author. Little, Brown. Mar. 2018. p. 97. POP

Chokshi, Roshani. Aru Shah and the End of Time. Disney-Hyperion. Mar. 2018. p. 98. POP

Smith, Heather T. Ebb and Flow. Kids Can. Apr. 2018. p. 106.

White, J.A. Nightbooks. HarperCollins/ Katherine Tegen Bks. Jul. 2018. p. 108.

Yang, Kelly. Front Desk. Scholastic. May 2018. p. 108.


Acevedo, Elizabeth. The Poet X. . HarperCollins/ HarperTeen. Mar. 2018. p. 111. POP

ADeyemi, Tomi. Children of Blood and Bone. Holt. Mar. 2018. p. 112.

Crossan, Sarah. Moonrise. Bloomsbury. May 2018. p. 115.

Gansworth, Eric. Give Me Some Truth. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Bks. May 2018. p. 117.

Hand, Cynthia, Brodie Ashton, & Jodi Meadows. My Plain Jane. HarperCollins/HarperTeen. Jun. 2018. p. 118.

Leno, Katrina. Summer of Salt. HarperCollins/HarperTeen. Jun. 2018. p. 119.

Menon, Sandhya. From Twinkle with Love. S. & S./Simon Pulse. May 2018. p. 112. POP

Na, An. The Place Between Breaths. S. & S./Atheneum. Mar. 2018. p. 121.

Oh, Ellen & Elsie Chapman, eds. A Thousand Beginnings and Endings. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Jun. 2018. p. 121.

Pan, Emily X.R. The Astonishing Color of After. Little, Brown. Mar. 2018. p. 121.

Graphic Novels

Annable, Graham. Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths. illus. by author. First Second. Apr. 2018. p. 96.

Pearce, Philippa. Tom’s Midnight Garden. adapted by Edith. illus. by Edith. HarperCollins/ Greenwillow. XPRESS

Tregonning, Mel. Small Things. illus. by ­author. Pajama Pr. Mar. 2018. p. 110.


Bardoe, Cheryl. Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain. illus. by Barbara McClintock. Little, Brown. Jun. 2018. p. 133.

Curtis, Andrea. Eat This!: How Fast Food ­Marketing Gets You To Buy Junk (and How You Can Fight Back). illus. by Peggy Collins. Red Deer. Mar. 2018. p. 143.

McGuinness, Jane. Prickly Hedgehogs! illus. by author. Candlewick. Mar. 2018. p. 136.

Thornhill, Jan. The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow. illus. by author. Groundwood. Apr. 2018. p. 141.

WILSON, Jamia. Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present. illus. by Andrea Pippins. Wide Eyed Editions. Feb. 2018. p. 139.

Adult Books 4 Teens

Hoffman, Alice. The Rules of Magic. S. & S. Oct. 2017. p. 128.

Miller, Madeline. Circe. Little, Brown. Apr. 2018. p. 130.

Sloan, Robin. Sourdough. Farrar. Sept. 2017. p. 130.


Bianchi, Anna. Becoming an Ally to the ­Gender-Expansive Child: A Guide for Parents and Carers. Jessica Kingsley. Nov. 2017. p. 147.

Ella’s Kitchen: The Easy Family Cookbook. ­ Octopus/Hamlyn. Aug. 2017. p. 147.

Zaske, Sara. Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant ­Children. Picador. Jan. 2018. p. 149.


Resler, T.J. National Geographic Kids Guide to Genealogy. National Geographic. Apr. 2018. p. 51.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2018 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

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