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Sarah Dvojack

ROSIE THE RIVETER

Fall 2021, Imprint/Macmillan, TBD pp

A picture book illustrating how the iconic image of Rosie the Riveter has evolved and inspired generations of women to make history....

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C.G. Esperanza

BOOGIE BOOGIE Y'ALL

Summer 2021, Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, TBD pp

A rhythmic picture book celebrating the Bronx and street art culture....

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Selina Alko

ONE GOLDEN RULE AT SCHOOL: A COUNTING BOOK

Summer 2020, Henry Holt/Macmillan, 40 pp

Award-winning creator Selina Alko's One Golden Rule at School is a charming story that's two books in one―a counting book and a school primer for little ones. Set against the familiar and dynamic back...

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Jennifer Thermes

THE INDESTRUCTIBLE TOM CREAN: ANTARCTIC HERO

Fall 2021, Penquin, TBD pp

A biography of Tom Crean, crew member of three Antarctic expeditions (including Shackleton's), who saved the lives of his fellow explorers through extraordinary efforts....

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Ben Clanton

IT CAME IN THE MAIL

June 2016, Simon & Schuster, 40 pp

Liam really wants some mail, so he writes a letter to his mailbox asking for something in return. His mailbox delivers, sending Liam more than he could have hoped for…and how! But as the mail starts t...

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Ben Clanton

REX WRECKS IT!

March 2017, Candlewick, 32 pp

Uh-oh! Here comes Rex! Every time Gizmo, Sprinkles, and Wild build something with their blocks, Rex wrecks it! That’s just the way Rex plays. Is there a way to make playtime fun for everyone?...

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Ben Clanton

BOO WHO?

August 2017, Candlewick, 32pp

A shy little ghost who’s new to the group has trouble fitting in — until his special talent comes to the fore. Boo is new. And even if the other kids are welcoming, it can be scary being new, especia...

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Ben Clanton

MO’S MUSTACHE

October 2013, Tundra/Penguin Random House Canada, 32 pp

Mo is a monster who just got a mustache. A big, black, beautiful mustache. Everybody likes Mo’s mustache. Now Knot, Dot, Nib, Tutu, Bob, Bill, and Ben all have mustaches too. In fact, soon EVERYBODY h...

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Ben Clanton

SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY

October 2014, Simon & Schuster, 32 pp

An autobiographical picture book which explores the world, wishes and ingenuity of a very imaginative boy....

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Ben Clanton

VOTE FOR ME!

February 2020, Tundra/Penguin Random House Canada, 32 pp

Donkey and Elephant both want YOUR vote and will do just about anything to get it. Soon their efforts devolve into literal mud-slinging. Can they clean up their campaigns or will a third candidate (Mo...

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Ben Clanton

ROT: THE CUTEST IN THE WORLD

Spring 2018, Simon & Schuster, 32 pp

A fun and silly picture book about a mutant potato named Rot who enters a beauty pageant and must overcome the doubts of the other contestants (a baby bunny, cuddly kitten, and jolly jellyfish) as wel...

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Ben Clanton

ROT: THE BRAVEST IN THE WORLD

June 2020, Simon & Schuster, 32 pp

In this second Rot book, we meet Rot’s big brother Snot, who is a bit of snot to poor Rot. He’s made up a creature called the Squirm that has Rot feeling super scared. But with the help of a cape, bro...

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Jennifer Thermes

CHARLES DARWIN’S AROUND THE WORLD ADVENTURE

October 2016, Abrams, 40 pp

This picture book biography of Charles Darwin’s adventures on the Beagle features spectacular maps illustrating the route and tells the story of Darwin’s travels and his discoveries in each location....

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Jennifer Thermes

GRANDMA GATEWOOD HIKES THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

May 2018, Abrams, 40 pp

Emma Gatewood’s life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk…and ended...

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Jennifer Thermes

MANHATTAN: THE STORY OF AN ISLAND

August 2019, Abrams, 64 pp

A nonfiction picture book about the history, humans, and natural events that have shaped Manhattan for over four hundred years. Through dramatic illustrations and detailed maps, the island’s story com...

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Jennifer Thermes

HORSE POWER: HOW HORSES CHANGED THE WORLD

Spring 2021, Abrams, 48 pp

Horse and human life were intertwined for thousands of years, yet the role of the everyday horse throughout history is rarely mentioned. In HORSE POWER: HOW HORSES CHANGED THE WORLD, follow the horse ...

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Andy Rash

ARCHIE THE DAREDEVIL PENGUIN

Fall 2015, Viking/Penguin, 32 pp

A humorous read-aloud about a daredevil penguin with a secret fear. There’s a fish-fry on Iceberg 9 and all Archie’s friends are swimming over. But Archie’s afraid of the water and the strange creatu...

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Andy Rash

THE HAPPY BOOK

Winter 2019, Viking/Penguin, TBD pp

A funny and sweet story about not always being happy, and how that’s okay. It isn’t always sunny for Happy Camper and Clam. But when the best friends fight over their newly discovered feelings, can S...

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Jennifer Black Reinhardt

YAKS YAK

March 2016, Clarion/HMH, 40 pp

At once funny and informative, Yaks Yak presents animals acting out the verbs made from their names. Illustrations rich in comic details show hogs hogging, slugs slugging, and other spirited creatures...

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Jennifer Black Reinhardt

BLUE ETHEL

May 2017, Margaret Ferguson Books/Macmillan, 40 pp

Ethel was old. She was fat. She was black. She was white. And she was very set in her ways – until the day she turned blue. Ethel, with the help of her friend Fluffy, learns to appreciate the wonders ...

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Jennifer Black Reinhardt

PLAYING POSSUM

July 2020, Clarion/HMH, 32 pp

Alfred the possum, who plays dead, and Sophia the armadillo, who rolls up in a ball, stand in for shy or anxious humans whose discomfort keeps them from fitting in. Jennifer Black Reinhardt has cast a...

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Jennifer Black Reinhardt

ALWAYS BY MY SIDE

March 2021, Random House, 32 pp

A sweet story about a boy and his stuffed animal (standing in for a guardian) that has seen him through his ups and downs, and will always be there for him as he grows up....

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Kate Samworth

AVIARY WONDERS

March 2014, Clarion/HMH, 32 pp

Since 2031, Aviary Wonders Inc. has offered bird lovers a unique opportunity: Assemble your own bird from stunningly beautiful and carefully hand-crafted parts. The birds can even be taught to fly and...

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Cynthia Leonor Garza

LUCÍA THE LUCHADORA

April 2017, POW!, 32 pp

Girls can be superheroes, too. When the boys on the playground tell Lucía that girls can’t be superheroes – despite her high-flying leaps – she comes up with a plan to disguise herself as a masked luc...

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Cynthia Leonor Garza

LUCÍA THE LUCHADORA AND THE MILLION MASKS

October 2018, POW!, 32 pp

A splendiferous sisterhood adventure in the follow-up to Lucía the Luchadora. Lucía’s little sister Gemma wants to be a luchadora too, but she seems to find trouble wherever she goes. When Gemma makes...

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Daria Peoples-Riley

THIS IS IT

February 2018, Greenwillow/Harper, 40 pp

A young ballerina, uncertain of her talent, follows the poetically compelling voice of her shadow to discover the courage she needs to audition....

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Daria Peoples-Riley

I GOT NEXT

July 2019, Greenwillow/Harper, 40 pp

A perfect read-aloud for all young athletes on game day, featuring text that mimics spoken-word poetry. When a young basketball player wants to play in the next game at the local playground, his shad...

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Wook Jin Jung

BLACK CAT, YELLOW BUNNY

October 2019, Newmark/Reycraft Books, 32 pp

This nearly wordless book shows the slowly developing friendship between a cat and a bunny who meet on a chance encounter in the park. Through small acts of kindness, they reveal the powerful effect t...

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Kayla Harren

HANNAH’S TALL ORDER: AN A TO Z SANDWICH

August 2018, Sleeping Bear Press, 32 pp

Hannah is feeling just a bit peckish and knows exactly what she wants to eat: an A to Z sandwich on thick whole wheat bread! From avocado to zucchini, Hannah’s whims throw Mr. McDougal at the cafe int...

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Kayla Harren

THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST

March 2019, Sleeping Bear Press, 32 pp

As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India’s Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicke...

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Kayla Harren

A BOY LIKE YOU

July 2019, Sleeping Bear Press, 32 pp

There’s more to being a boy than sports, feats of daring, and keeping a stiff upper lip. A Boy Like You encourages every boy to embrace all the things that make him unique, to be brave and ask for hel...

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Kayla Harren

A GIRL LIKE YOU

July 2020, Sleeping Bear Press, 32 pp

Every girl is a wonder! A Girl Like You encourages girls to embrace what makes them unique, to choose kindness, and to be their own advocates. In an age when girls can be whatever they want, this book...

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Mike Dutton

FOOD TRUCK FEST!

March 2018, Macmillan/FSG, 40 pp

The rhyming story follows a fleet of food trucks as they get ready for the biggest and best day of the year – the food truck fest....

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Sophie Blackall

CROWS OF PEARLBLOSSOM

March 2011, Abrams, 40 pp

This funny story of cleverness triumphing over greed, similar in tone and wit to the work of A.A. Milne, shows a new side of a great writer. Paired with stunning illustrations by Sophie Blackall, this...

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Sophie Blackall

FINDING WINNIE

October 2015, Little, Brown/Hachette, 56 pp

The remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He na...

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Sophie Blackall

HELLO LIGHTHOUSE

April 2018, Little, Brown/Hachette, TBD pp

Sophie Blackall’s second Caldecott Medal-winning picture book will transport readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor! Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in,...

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Tameka Fryer Brown

BROWN BABY LULLABY

Winter 2020, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux/Macmillan, TBD pp

A beautifully illustrated portrayal of parental love in a family of color. When the sun sets, it’s time for Momma, Papi, and their tired toddler to begin the evening’s routine, which includes clangin...

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Nina Crews

SEEING INTO TOMORROW: HAIKU BY RICHARD WRIGHT

February 2018, Millbrook/Lerner, 32 pp

Richard Wright’s haiku put everyday moments – walking a dog, watching a sunset, finding a beetle – into focus. Now, more than fifty years after they were written, these poems continue to reflect kids’...