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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

March 2017


One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Science Fiction

Harry N. Abrams | 9781419721281 | Published March 14, 2017

The aliens have arrived. And they’re hungry for electricity. In the Earth of the future, humans are on the run from an alien force --- giant blobs who suck up electrical devices wherever they can find them. Strata and her family are part of a caravan of digital rescuers, hoping to keep the memory of civilization alive by saving electronics wherever they can. Many humans have reverted to a pre-electrical age, and others have taken advantage of the invasion to become dangerous bandits and outlaws. 

Yvain: The Knight of the Lion Written by M. T. Anderson with illustrations by Andrea Offermann - Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Mythology

Candlewick | 9780763659394 | Published March 14, 2017

Eager for glory and heedless of others, Sir Yvain sets out from King Arthur’s court and defeats a local lord in battle, unknowingly intertwining his future with the lives of two compelling women: Lady Laudine, the beautiful widow of the fallen lord, and her sly maid Lunette. In a stunning visual interpretation of a 12th century epic poem by Chrétien de Troyes, readers are --- at first glance --- transported into a classic Arthurian romance. A closer look, however, reveals a world rich with unspoken emotion. 

Animal Crackers by Scott Christian Sava and Alison Acton - Animals , Children's 7-11, Comic Books, Fiction, Graphic Novel

First Second | 9781626729353 | Published March 21, 2017

Dangerous stunts, flying acrobats, and even the clowns Uncle Doug hated so much --- Owen is itching to see all of it. But when his little sister Zoe, a self-proclaimed animal whisperer, accuses the ringmaster of mistreating the circus animals, the last thing Owen has time to do is to watch the show! With the help of some magical animal crackers that can transform him into a bear, a hippo, or even a hamster, Owen sets out to rescue his kidnapped uncle and sister from the hands of the scheming ringmaster and his circus lackeys.


Gods and Thunder: A Graphic Novel of Old Norse Myths Written by Carl Bowen, Michael Dahl and Louise Simonson with illustration by Eduardo Garcia, Tod Smith and Rex Lokus - Adventure, Children's 9-12, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Mythology

Capstone Young Readers | 9781623708481 | Published March 1, 2017

Gods and thunder. Brothers and betrayal. Death and rebirth. Original Viking tales of Asgard, Thor, Loki, Odin, and Baldur come to life in a full-color, action-packed graphic novel format that's perfect for young readers who crave adventure. Prepare yourself for sibling rivalry, ancient prophecies, and epic battles --- and enter the weird, wild world of Norse mythology like you’ve never seen it before.

Fish Girl by David Wiesner and Donna Jo Napoli - Animals , Children's 10-12, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic Novel

Clarion Books | 9780547483931 | Published March 7, 2017

A young mermaid, called Fish Girl, in a boardwalk aquarium has a chance encounter with an ordinary girl. Their growing friendship inspires Fish Girl's longing for freedom, independence, and a life beyond the aquarium tank. Sparkling with humor and brilliantly visualized, Fish Girl's story will resonate with every young person facing the challenges and rewards of growing up.

Peter Powers and His Not-So-Super Powers! Written by Kent Clark and Brandon T. Snider. Illustrated by Dave Bardin. - Children's 4-8, Humor, Science Fiction

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316359344 | Published March 7, 2017

Everyone in Peter Powers' family has super awesome superpowers. But all Peter can do is --- this is really embarrassing --- make ice cubes with his fingertips. When Captain Tornado comes to town and begins robbing banks, will Peter Powers and his totally lame abilities step up to save the day --- or will he get cold feet?
Peter Powers and the Rowdy Robot Raiders! Written by Kent Clark and Brandon T. Snider. Illustrated by Dave Bardin. - Adventure, Children's 4-6, Humor

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316359382 | Published March 7, 2017

Everyone in Peter Powers' family has super awesome superpowers --- except Peter. All he can do is make ice cubes and flash freeze little stuff. At least his brother and sister have finally stopped picking on him --- mostly. But at school, an even more menacing bully has it out for Peter and his friends. As if that wasn't enough, Boulder City is being raided by robots! When his parents are captured, will Peter and his siblings be able to work together and save the day? Or will the town --- and possibly the world--be iced?
Secrets & Sequences: Secret Coders Written by Gene Luen Yang with illustrations by Mike Holmes - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Friendship, Graphic Novel, Technology

First Second | 9781626720770 | Published March 7, 2017

Stately Academy is no ordinary school: it was once home to an elite institute where teachers, students, and robots worked together to unravel the mysteries of coding. Hopper, Eni, and Josh won't rest until they've learned the whole story, but they aren't the only ones interested in the school's past. Principal Dean is hot on their trail, demanding that the coders turn over their most powerful robot. Dean may be a creep, but he's nothing compared to the guy who's really in charge: a green-skinned coding genius named Professor One-Zero.

Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Science Fiction

First Second | 9781626722804 | Published March 21, 2017

Avani is the new kid in town, and she’s not happy about it. Everyone in school thinks she’s weird, especially the girls in her Flower Scouts troop. But everything changes when Avani is “accidentally” abducted by a spunky alien named Mabel. Mabel is a scout too --- a Star Scout. Collecting alien specimens (like Avani) goes with the territory, along with teleportation and jetpack racing. Avani might be weird, but in the Star Scouts she fits right in. If she can just survive Camp Andromeda, and keep her dad from discovering that she’s left planet Earth, she’s in for the adventure of a lifetime.