Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
Ages: 8 - 12
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TitleThe Great Pet Heist
AuthorEcton, Emily
IllustratorMottram, David
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Pets
ISBN-139781534455368
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages256
Ocean’s Eleven meets The Secret Life of Pets in this hilarious and delightfully illustrated novel following a ragtag group of pets who will do whatever it takes to avoid being sent to the pound.
TitleThe Girl and the Witch's Garden
AuthorBowman, Erin
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534461581
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages288
The Secret Garden meets Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in this rich, charming middle grade adventure about a girl determined to infiltrate her grandmother’s enchanted garden with the help of some magically gifted friends.
TitleThe Bickery Twins and the Phoenix Tear
AuthorElphinstone, Abi
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534443105
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages288
Nevermoor meets Keeper of the Lost Cities in the second wondrous adventure in the Unmapped Chronicles fantasy series from bestselling author Abi Elphinstone.
TitleLost Kingdom
AuthorMyklusch, Matt
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure/General
ISBN-139781534424906
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages464
Fans of Brandon Mull and James Riley will love this heart-pounding second novel in the action-packed, accessible fantasy adventure series Order of the Majestic, which Booklist called a “delight!”
TitleOrder of the Majestic
AuthorMyklusch, Matt
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure/General
ISBN-139781534424883
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$8.99
CDN Price$11.99
Pages448
Fans of Brandon Mull and James Riley will love this action-packed, accessible fantasy series opener about one kid’s journey to discover magic as he’s caught up in an epic battle between two powerful ancient orders.
TitleThe Amelia Six
AuthorGray, Kristin L.
Illustrator
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Transportation/Aviation
ISBN-139781534418851
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages272
Amelia Earhart’s famous aviator goggles go missing and eleven-year-old Millie has to find them before the night is over in this girl-powered middle grade whodunit.
TitleWhat if a Fish
AuthorFajardo, Anika
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/Blended Families
ISBN-139781534449831
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages240
A whimsical and unflinchingly honest generational story of family and identity where hats turn into leeches, ghosts blow kisses from lemon trees, and the things you find at the end of your fishing line might not be a fish at all.
TitleAmerican as Paneer Pie
AuthorKelkar, Supriya
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
ISBN-139781534439382
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages320
An Indian American girl navigates prejudice in her small town and learns the power of her own voice in this brilliant gem of a middle grade novel full of humor and heart, perfect for fans of Front Desk and Amina’s Voice.
TitleBeyond Me
AuthorDonwerth-Chikamatsu, Annie
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Emotions & Feelings
ISBN-139781481437899
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages304
In the spirit of A Place to Belong, this remarkable novel-in-verse examines the aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011 through the eyes of a young girl who learns that even the smallest kindness can make a difference.
TitleThe Dream Weaver
AuthorAlegre, Reina Luz
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural
ISBN-139781534462311
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages272
Twelve-year-old Zoey navigates the tricky waters of friendship while looking for a way to save her grandfather’s struggling business in this heartwarming, coming-of-age debut novel perfect for fans of Kristi Wientge, Donna Gephart, and Meg Medina.