Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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TitlePeople Share with People
AuthorWheeler, Lisa
IllustratorIdle, Molly
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534425590
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
In this hilariously instructive follow-up to Lisa Wheeler and Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator Molly Idle’s People Don’t Bite People, this cheeky and charming picture book reminds little ones that sharing is caring. Learning good behavior has never been so fun!
TitleArrivederci, Crocodile
AuthorMarcellino, Fred
IllustratorMarcellino, Fred
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534404014
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
Can a hungry crocodile trick—and eat!—his way through Italian high society? Pack away your pasta—Crocodile is heading to Italy in this long-awaited sequel to Fred Marcellino’s award-winning I, Crocodile.
TitleDancing Hands
AuthorEngle, Margarita
IllustratorLópez, Rafael
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book NF
ISBN-139781481487405
On Sale08/27/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael López tell the story of Teresa Carreño, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln.
TitleOh, Rats!
AuthorSeidler, Tor
IllustratorEvans, Gabriel
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
ISBN-139781534426849
On Sale08/27/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages320
When a hawk snatches up an adventurous squirrel named Phoenix, he’s ready to kiss his tail goodbye. But what should have been a death sentence becomes the beginning of a sweeping big-city adventure in this captivating novel by National Book Award­–nominated author Tor Seidler.
TitleRoll with It
AuthorSumner, Jamie
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781534442559
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages256
“A big-hearted story that’s as sweet as it is awesome.” —R.J. Palacio, author of Wonder

In the tradition of Wonder and Out of My Mind, this big-hearted middle grade debut tells the story of an irrepressible girl with cerebral palsy whose life takes an unexpected turn when she moves to a new town.
TitleThe Class
AuthorDowell, Frances O'Roark
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781481481793
On Sale10/08/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages320
Twenty Kids. Twenty points of view. One rambunctious, brilliantly conceived novel that corrals the seeming chaos (c’mon, TWENTY points of view!) into one effervescent story.
TitleLook Both Ways
AuthorReynolds, Jason
IllustratorNabaum, Alexander
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781481438285
On Sale10/08/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages208
A National Book Award Finalist!

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019!

From National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a novel told in ten blocks, showing all the different directions a walk home can take.
TitleLook Both Ways 9-copy Solid Floor Display
AuthorReynolds, Jason
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPrepack
ISBN-139781534448230
On Sale10/08/19
US Price$161.91
CDN Price$215.91
Pages
TitleLu
AuthorReynolds, Jason
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
ISBN-139781481450256
On Sale10/08/19
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages240
“Pure gold.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“The perfect anchor leg for a well-run literary relay.” —Kirkus Reviews

Lu must learn to leave his ego on the sidelines if he wants to finally connect with others in the climax to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Track series from Jason Reynolds.
TitleThe Very, Very Far North
AuthorBar-el, Dan
IllustratorPousette, Kelly
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
ISBN-139781534433410
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages272
An inquisitive polar bear named Duane befriends an array of animals as he discovers where he belongs in this charming classic-in-the making that’s reminiscent of Winnie the Pooh.