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TitleFables You Shouldn't Pay Any Attention To
AuthorHeide, Florence Parry
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatChapter Book
Ages6 - 10
ISBN-139781481463836
On Sale07/03/18
US Price$6.99
CDN Price$8.99
Grades1 - 5
In this new edition of the classic companion to Tales for the Perfect Child, Sergio Ruzzier lends his signature humor to Florence Parry Heide and Sylvia Worth Van Clief’s delectably subversive fables.
TitleThe Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming
AuthorCoats, J. Anderson
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Ages10 up
ISBN-139781481464970
On Sale02/20/18
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Grades5 up
High-spirited young Jane is excited to be part of Mr. Mercer’s plan to bring Civil War widows and orphans to Washington Territory—but life out west isn’t at all what she expects in this novel that’s perfect for fans of Avi and Little House on the Prairie.
TitleThe Whole Sky
AuthorHenson, Heather
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Ages10 - 12
ISBN-139781442414068
On Sale08/21/18
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Grades5 - 7
When a devastating sickness spreads through a thoroughbred farm community, a young horse whisperer is determined to find out why all the foals are dying in this tightly woven, tender coming-of-age novel from award-winning author Heather Henson.
TitleWormwood Mire
AuthorRossell, Judith
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Ages8 - 12
ISBN-139781481443715
On Sale08/14/18
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Grades3 - 7
This spine-tingling sequel to Withering-by-Sea sees Stella sent away to the moldering old family estate, where she discovers two odd cousins—and a mystery.
TitleOur Story Begins
AuthorWeissman, Elissa Brent
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction Illustrated
Ages8 - 12
ISBN-139781481472098
On Sale06/26/18
US Price$8.99
CDN Price$11.99
Grades3 - 7
From award-winning author Elissa Brent Weissman comes a collection of quirky, smart, and vulnerable childhood works by some of today’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators—revealing young talent, the storytellers they would one day become, and the creativity they inspire today.
TitleQuicksand Pond
AuthorLisle, Janet Taylor
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Ages10 up
ISBN-139781481472234
On Sale05/15/18
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Grades5 up
Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle’s “striking, enigmatic, and haunting” (Booklist, starred review) novel about a pivotal summer in two girls’ lives explores the convictions we form, the judgments we make, and the values we hold.
TitleSleepy Time Olie
AuthorJoyce, William
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Ages4 - 7
ISBN-139781481489638
On Sale04/03/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
GradesP - 2
Olie must find a way to turn Pappy’s frown upside down—all before bedtime—in this classic picture book-turned-beloved-TV-show from the brilliant mind that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.
TitleBig Time Olie
AuthorJoyce, William
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
Ages4 - 7
ISBN-139781481489690
On Sale04/03/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
GradesP - 2
Poor Olie. He’s is too Rolie big to do this, too Rolie small to do that. But a turn with the shrink-and-grow-a-lator should fix all that…until Olie grows too much in this classic picture book-turned-beloved-TV-show from the brilliant mind that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.
TitleGorilla Dawn
AuthorLewis, Gill
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Ages9 - 14
ISBN-139781481486583
On Sale05/15/18
US Price$8.99
CDN Price
Grades4 - 9
“A riveting survival adventure with an important message.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Imara and Bobo are two children living with a band of rebel soldiers in the African jungle. When an orphaned gorilla is brought to their camp they swear to protect it. But in their war-ravaged world, can they ever find true safety?
TitleAfternoon of the Elves
AuthorLisle, Janet Taylor
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Ages8 - 12
ISBN-139781481499095
On Sale05/15/18
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Grades3 - 7
A Newbery Honor Book
An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

Janet Taylor Lisle’s captivating Newbery Honor book explores how, like friendship, magic can emerge when you least expect it—and when you need it most. All you have to do is look deep.