Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Catalog
Grades: 9 up
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TitleHow Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe
AuthorGilliland, Raquel Vasquez
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance/Contemporary
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places/United States/Hispanic & Latino
ISBN-139781534448667
On Sale08/10/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages432
The Hating Game meets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter in this irresistible romance starring a Mexican American teen who discovers love and profound truths about the universe when she spends her summer on a road trip across the country.
TitleOne Great Lie
AuthorCaletti, Deb
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family/General
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes/Dating & Sex
ISBN-139781534463172
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages384
A compelling and atmospheric YA story of romance, mystery, and power about a young woman discovering her strength in lush, sultry Venice—from the Printz Honor–winning author of A Heart in a Body in the World.
TitleGirl, Unframed
AuthorCaletti, Deb
Illustrator
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Thrillers & Suspense/General
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes/Dating & Sex
ISBN-139781534426986
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$17.99
Pages384
Seven starred reviews!
“A riveting, meticulously plotted mystery with plenty of drama.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A teen girl’s summer with her famous mother turns sinister in this gripping thriller inspired by a real-life Hollywood murder from Printz Honor–winning and National Book Award finalist author Deb Caletti—perfect for fans of Courtney Summers’s Sadie.
TitleThe Wild Ones
AuthorAzad, Nafiza
Illustrator
ImprintMargaret K. McElderry Books
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy/General
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Girls & Women
ISBN-139781534484962
On Sale08/03/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages352
From William C. Morris Finalist Nafiza Azad comes a thrilling, feminist fantasy about a group of teenage girls endowed with special powers who must band together to save the life of the boy whose magic saved them all.
TitleBetween You, Me, and the Honeybees
AuthorCoombs, Amelia Diane
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance/Contemporary
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family/General
ISBN-139781534453005
On Sale06/22/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages368
Perfect for fans of Jenn Bennett and Sarah Dessen, this swoon-worthy novel follows a teen girl during her California summer of beekeeping, secrets, and stolen kisses.
TitleKeep My Heart in San Francisco
AuthorCoombs, Amelia Diane
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance/Contemporary
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes/Mental Illness
ISBN-139781534452985
On Sale06/22/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$17.99
Pages416
“An absolute charmer of a book…Delightful!” —Jenn Bennett, author of Alex, Approximately and Starry Eyes

Sparks fly when two ex-best-friends team up to save a family business in this romantic and witty debut perfect for fans of Jenn Bennett and Sarah Dessen.
TitleAfter the Ink Dries
AuthorGustafson, Cassie
IllustratorVieceli, Emma
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes/Sexual Abuse
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Superheroes
ISBN-139781534473690
On Sale07/20/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages416
What does it mean when you thought you knew someone? What does it mean when that person is your new boyfriend? Courtney Summers meets Deb Caletti in this page-turning suspense story of what it is to face hard truths about yourself and others, and how to find strength when you need it most.
TitleMisfit in Love
AuthorAli, S. K.
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance/Contemporary
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes/Prejudice & Racism
ISBN-139781534442757
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages320
In this fun and fresh sequel to Saints and Misfits, Janna hopes her brother’s wedding will be the perfect start to her own summer of love, but attractive new arrivals have her more confused than ever.
TitleSaints and Misfits
AuthorAli, S. K.
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Girls & Women
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes/Emotions & Feelings
ISBN-139781481499255
On Sale06/12/18
Title StatusBO
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$17.99
Pages336
Saints and Misfits—a William C. Morris Award finalist and an Entertainment Weekly Best YA Book of the Year—is a “timely and authentic” (School Library Journal, starred review) debut novel that feels like a modern day My So-Called Life…starring a Muslim teen.
TitleThe Mythic Koda Rose
AuthorNissley, Jennifer
Illustrator
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatTeen Fiction
Category Full 1YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family/General
Category Full 2YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes/New Experience
ISBN-139781534466760
On Sale07/13/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages336
In the spirit of Nina LaCour and Adam Silvera, this offbeat and romantic debut novel follows a teen girl whose desire to find out more about her late rock star father brings her closer to the last person she expected.