Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
Ages: 10 up
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TitleGrasping Mysteries
AuthorAtkins, Jeannine
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women
ISBN-139781534460683
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages320
Learn about seven groundbreaking women in math and science in this gorgeously written biographical novel-in-verse, a companion to the “original and memorable” (Booklist, starred review) Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science.
TitleIt's Girls Like You, Mickey
AuthorKim, Patti
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places/United States/Asian American
ISBN-139781534443457
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages240
Mickey navigates the pitfalls, heartbreaks, and triumphs of seventh grade in this uplifting companion to I’m Ok, which award-winning author Gene Luen Yang praised as “funny and heartfelt.”
TitleHow to Build a Story . . . Or, the Big What If
AuthorDowell, Frances O'Roark
IllustratorEbert, Stacy
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Language Arts/Composition & Creative Writing
ISBN-139781534438422
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages128
From bestselling author Frances O’Roark Dowell comes a fresh and accessible guide to storytelling that breaks down the sometimes-daunting writing process into straightforward, doable steps, just right for budding writers!
TitleReaching for the Moon
AuthorJohnson, Katherine
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography/Women
ISBN-139781534440845
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages272
“This rich volume is a national treasure.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Captivating, informative, and inspiring…Easy to follow and hard to put down.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11.
TitleAn Invisible Thread
AuthorSchroff, Laura
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography/General
ISBN-139781534437289
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages240
From #1 New York Times bestselling authors Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski comes the young readers edition of an unbelievable memoir about an unlikely friendship that forever changed the lives of a busy sales executive and a hungry eleven-year-old boy.