Fall 2020 Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Catalog
Subformat: Middle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
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TitleSaucy
AuthorKadohata, Cynthia
IllustratorRaskin, Marianna
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Pigs
ISBN-139781442412781
On Sale09/29/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages304
From Newbery Medalist and National Book Award–winning author Cynthia Kadohata comes an irrepressible and heartwarming story about a girl and her ever-growing pig, Saucy—perfect for fans of The One and Only Ivan and Flora & Ulysses!
TitleUnlocked Book 8.5
AuthorMessenger, Shannon
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534463424
On Sale11/17/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$21.99
CDN Price$29.99
Pages640
Book 8.5 in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series delivers what fans of the series have been begging for! Told in an exciting new way, the saga continues with plenty of huge reveals and shocking new twists—plus a complete series guide with beautiful color and black-and-white illustrations and other awesome bonuses!
TitleKeeper of the Lost Cities Illustrated & Annotated Edition
AuthorMessenger, Shannon
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534479845
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages544
A New York Times bestselling series
A USA TODAY bestselling series
A California Young Reader Medal–winning series

In this riveting series opener, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world before the wrong person finds the answer first. This special edition contains beautiful black-and-white illustrations and commentary from Shannon Messenger!
TitleJust Beyond the Very, Very Far North
AuthorBar-el, Dan
IllustratorPousette, Kelly
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Bears
ISBN-139781534433441
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages272
The adventures of Duane the polar bear and his arctic friends continue in this charming sequel to the modern-day classic The Very, Very Far North, which Booklist compared to Winnie the Pooh in a starred review.
TitleThe Very, Very Far North
AuthorBar-el, Dan
IllustratorPousette, Kelly
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes/Friendship
ISBN-139781534433427
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages288
“Wonderfully follows in the tradition of A. A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh stories...Endearing...Will win over young readers in a heartbeat.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Quirky and imaginative—postmodern storytelling at its best.” —Kirkus Reviews

An inquisitive polar bear named Duane befriends an array of animals as he discovers where he belongs in this charming classic-in-the making.
TitleKenny & the Book of Beasts
AuthorDiTerlizzi, Tony
IllustratorDiTerlizzi, Tony
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure/General
ISBN-139781416983163
On Sale09/22/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages224
In this highly anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Honor–winning author Tony DiTerlizzi’s Kenny and the Dragon, Kenny must cope with many changes in his life—including the fear that he’s losing his best friend.
TitleThe Maps of Memory
AuthorAgosin, Marjorie
IllustratorWhite, Lee
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places/United States/Hispanic & Latino
ISBN-139781481469012
On Sale09/22/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages368
In this inspiring sequel to the Pura Belpré Award–winning, “dazzling and insightful” (BCCB) I Lived on Butterfly Hill, thirteen-year-old Celeste Marconi returns home to a very different Chile and makes it her mission to rebuild her community, and find those who are still missing.
TitleDork Diaries 15
AuthorRussell, Rachel Renée
IllustratorRussell, Rachel Renée
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
ISBN-139781534480483
On Sale10/13/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$18.99
Pages320
Nikki Maxwell deals with the trials and triumphs of middle school in this fifteenth installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!
TitleThe Forbidden Expedition
AuthorBell, Alex
IllustratorTomic, Tomislav
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
ISBN-139781534406506
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$8.99
CDN Price
Pages368
“A delightful fantasy adventure.” —School Library Journal

Stella and the gang travel to Witch Mountain to save Felix and what they find along the way could change the course of their adventures forever in this second novel in the whimsical Polar Bear Explorers’ Club series.
TitleOh, Rats!
AuthorSeidler, Tor
IllustratorEvans, Gabriel
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatMiddle-Grade Fiction Illustrated
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Animals/Squirrels
ISBN-139781534426856
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages336
“A moving animal-fantasy kids will want to squirrel away for repeated reading.” —Booklist (starred review)

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 “charming” (Kirkus Reviews) novel by National Book Award­ nominated author Tor Seidler.