Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
Imprint: Margaret K. McElderry Books
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TitleLove by Sophia
AuthorAverbeck, Jim
IllustratorIsmail, Yasmeen
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Emotions & Feelings
ISBN-139781481477901
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
The precocious Sophia and her pet giraffe Noodle learn how to look at life, love, and art in this latest installment of the series that Kirkus Reviews calls “fun, clever, and empowering.”
TitlePrairie Days
AuthorMacLachlan, Patricia
IllustratorArcher, Micha
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatPicture Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/General (see also headings under Social Themes)
ISBN-139781442441910
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
A delicate, stunning account of life on the prairie from Newbery medalist Patricia MacLachlan.
TitleLift as You Climb
AuthorPowell, Patricia Hruby
IllustratorChristie, R. Gregory
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatPicture Book NF
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography/Social Activists
ISBN-139781534406230
On Sale06/09/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
Learn about the civil rights activist Ella Baker in this inspiring picture book from Sibert Honor winner Patricia Hruby Powell and Caldecott Honor winner R. Gregory Christie.
TitleThe Time of Green Magic
AuthorMcKay, Hilary
Illustrator
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534462762
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages240
“Possibly the finest writer of our time.” —Elizabeth Wein, New York Times bestselling author of Code Name Verity

From award-winning author Hilary McKay comes a beautiful, enchanting story about a girl adjusting to her new family and their new house—which just might be magical.
TitleThe Binny Collection
AuthorMcKay, Hilary
IllustratorRoss, Tony
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatBoxed Set
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/Siblings
ISBN-139781534462588
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$24.99
CDN Price
Pages816
“Possibly the finest writer of our time.” —Elizabeth Wein, New York Times bestselling author of Code Name Verity

All three of Hilary McKay’s “vivid and lively” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) books about the misadventures of Binny Cornwallis, together for the first time in one charming paperback boxed set.
TitleDream Within a Dream
AuthorMacLachlan, Patricia
Illustrator
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Family/Multigenerational
ISBN-139781534429604
On Sale06/23/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$6.99
CDN Price$8.99
Pages128
A young girl finds herself—and so much more—during a summer stay with her grandparents in this “sweet, evocative” (Kirkus Reviews) novel from Newbery Award–winning author Patricia MacLachlan.
TitleThe Year of Miss Agnes
AuthorHill, Kirkpatrick
Illustrator
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places/United States/Native American
ISBN-139781534478541
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages128
A Smithsonian Notable Book for Children
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

“Genius.” —The New York Times Book Review

A beautiful repackage marking the twentieth anniversary of the beloved, award-winning novel that celebrates teachers and learning.
TitleGridiron
AuthorBowen, Fred
IllustratorRansome, James E.
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation/Football
ISBN-139781481481120
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages112
This accessible, informative, and beautifully illustrated book celebrates the 100th anniversary of the NFL and is the perfect keepsake for football fans of all ages.
TitleMinsha's Night on Ellis Island
AuthorBerkman, Pam
IllustratorPowell, Claire
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatChapter Book
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Dogs
ISBN-139781534433380
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages208
Follow Minsha, a determined terrier, as she travels to Ellis Island in this third book of the At the Heels of History series, inspired by important events and told through the eyes, ears, and noses of dogs.
TitleI Killed Zoe Spanos
AuthorFrick, Kit
Illustrator
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Thrillers & Suspense
ISBN-139781534449701
On Sale06/30/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages384
A People Best Book of Summer 2020
A Parade Best Book of Summer 2020

The YA thriller of the summer.” —Bustle

First print edition includes blue sprayed edges!

For fans of Sadie and Serial, this gripping thriller follows two teens whose lives become inextricably linked when one confesses to murder and the other becomes determined to uncover the real truth no matter the cost.