44 Fantastic New Books | March 2019 Stars

Must-have new titles for library collections, reviewed in our March issue.

Picture Books

Becker, Aaron. You Are Light. illus. by author. Candlewick. Mar. 2019. p. 82.

Eggers, Dave. Tomorrow Most Likely. illus. by Lane Smith. Chronicle. Apr. 2019. p. 85.

Freedman, Deborah. Carl and the Meaning of Life. illus. by author. Viking. Apr. 2019. p. 85.

Raschka, Chris. Side by Side: A Celebration of Dads. illus. by author. Phaidon. Mar. 2019. p. 89.

Reynolds, Shauna LaVoy. Poetree. illus. by Shahrzad Maydani. Dial. Mar. 2019. p. 90.

Ruzzier, Sergio. Fox & Chick: The Quiet Boat Ride. illus. by author. Chronicle. Mar. 2019. p. 94.

Simler, Isabelle. Sweet Dreamers. illus. by author. Eerdmans. Mar. 2019. p. 91.

Thong, Roseanne Greenfield. One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers. illus. by John Parra. Chronicle. Mar. 2019. p. 93.

Tullet, Hervé. I Have an Idea! illus. by author. Chronicle. Mar. 2019. p. 93.


Middle Grade

Edge, Christopher. The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day. Random. Apr. 2019. p. 98.

Henkes, Kevin. Sweeping Up The Heart. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Mar. 2019. p. 98.

Kenny, Pádraig. Tin. Scholastic/Chicken House. Mar. 2019. p. 100.

Perry, Anthony. Chula the Fox. White Dog Pr. Oct. 2018. p. 103.

Puño. La niña invisible. illus. by Marta Altés. Fundación Santa María-Ediciones SM. Apr. 2018. p. 103.



Ahmed, Samira. Internment. Little, Brown. Mar. 2019. p. 110.

Berry, Julie. Lovely War. Viking. Mar. 2019. p. 108.

Fleck, Jessika. Beware the Night. Feiwel & Friends/Swoon Reads. Mar. 2019. p. 108.

Hicks, Faith Erin. Comics Will Break Your Heart. Roaring Brook. Feb. 2019. p. 109.

James, Rory. Some Girls Bind. Enslow. Feb. 2019. p. 109.

McGinnis, Mindy. Heroine. HarperCollins/
Katherine Tegen Bks. Mar. 2019. p. 115.

Wees, Alyssa. The Waking Forest. Delacorte. Mar. 2019. p. 118.

Wilson, Kip. White Rose. HMH/Versify. Apr. 2019. p. 110.


Graphic Novels

SPILLETT, Tasha. Surviving the City. illus. by Natasha Donovan. Highwater Pr. Mar. 2019. p. 119.

Xu, Ru. EndGames. illus. by author. Scholastic. Jan. 2019. p. 107.



Abouraya, Karen Leggett. Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words. illus. by Susan L. Roth. Lee & Low. Feb. 2019. p. 124.

Ahmed, Badeeah Hassan with Susan Elizabeth McClelland. A Cave in the Clouds: A Young Woman’s Escape from ISIS. Annick. Apr. 2019. p. 130.

Anderson, Laurie Halse. SHOUT. Viking. Mar. 2019. p. 130.

Antinori, Andrea. A Book About Whales. illus. by author. Abrams. May 2019. p. 124.

Engle, Margarita. Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air. S. & S./Atheneum. Feb. 2019. p. 131.

Krull, Kathleen & Paul Brewer. Starstruck: The Cosmic Journey of Neil deGrasse Tyson. illus. by Frank Morrison. Crown. Oct. 2018. p. 128.

McCully, Emily Arnold. Dreaming in Code: Ada Byron Lovelace, Computer Pioneer. Candlewick. Mar. 2019. p. 132.

Noyes, Deborah. Tooth and Claw: The Dinosaur Wars of Cope and Marsh. Viking. Apr. 2019. p. 133.

Wang, Andrea. Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando. illus. by Kana Urbanowicz. little bee. Mar. 2019. p. 129.

Warren, Andrea. Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II. Holiday House. Apr. 2019. p. 133.


Adult Books 4 Teens

Brown, Austin Channing. I’m Still Here:Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Convergent. May 2018. p. 121.

Choo, Yangsze. The Night Tiger. Flatiron. Feb. 2019. p. 120.

Jacob, Mira. Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations. illus. by author. Random. Mar. 2019. p. 122.

Noxon, Christopher. Good Trouble: Lessons from the Civil Rights Playbook. Abrams. Jan. 2019. p. 122



Shally-Jensen, Michael, ed. Secrets, Leaks & Scandals. Salem. Nov. 2018. p. 58.



Shankar, Shalini. Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z’s New Path to Success. Perseus/Basic. Apr. 2019. p. 134.

Striniste, Nancy. Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces That Connect Children with the Natural World. Timber. Apr. 2019. p. 134.



¡Alegría! Performed by Sonia De Los Santos. Golondrina. 2018. p. 54.

Swamp Romp. Performed by Johnette Downing with Scott Billington. Wiggle Worm Records. 2019. p. 56.

Winterland. Performed by The Okee Dokee Brothers. Okee Dokee Music. 2018. p. 56.


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