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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.

February 2019


Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: A Graphic Novel: A Modern Retelling of Little Women written by Rey Terciero with illustrations by Bre Indigo - Children's, Children's 9-12, Coming of Age, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Retelling, Youth Fiction

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316522861 | Published February 5, 2019

With their father away in the military and their mother working overtime to support the family, the March sisters have to rely on one another to make it from day to day. Whether they're arguing over the bathroom, struggling with homework, fighting off bullies, understanding their crushes, or battling leukemia, there's one thing the four sisters keep questioning --- will everything turn out okay? Follow modern young women, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as they discover themselves and follow their dreams.

The Giver (Graphic Novel) (Giver Quartet) written by Lois Lowry with illustrations by P. Craig Russell - Classics, Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544157880 | Published February 5, 2019

In this new graphic novel edition of THE GIVER, readers experience the haunting story of 12-year-old Jonas and his seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment, through the brilliant art of P. Craig Russell that truly brings THE GIVER to life. Witness Jonas's assignment as the Receiver of Memory, watch as he begins to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community, and follow the explosion of color into his world like never before.

Fearless Females: The Fight for Freedom, Equality, and Sisterhood written by Marta Breen with illustrations by Jenny Jordahl - Graphic Novel, History, Nonfiction, Women's History, Women’s Issues, Young Adult 12+

Yellow Jacket | 9781499808742 | Published February 26, 2019

This beautifully illustrated graphic novel tells the stories of fearless females who have fought, and continue to fight, for the rights of women today. Featuring familiar icons like Harriet Tubman and Malala Yousafzai, and introducing hidden figures like Táhirih, readers will be fascinated reading about these female activists who advocated for equality, education, and bodily integrity throughout history.


Maker Comics: Bake Like a Pro! by Falynn Koch - Children's, Children's 9-12, Children's Nonfiction, Comic Books, Cooking, Graphic Novel, Nonfiction

First Second | 9781250150066 | Published February 5, 2019

Today is the first day of Sage’s magical internship! Her fellow wizards-in-training get to study pyromancy and transfiguration, but Sage has been assigned...baking? In an enchanted kitchen where the ingredients insist that you eat them, Sage learns the science behind baking --- and that’s the best kind of magic! In BAKE LIKE A PRO!, you’ll learn how different combination of proteins, fats and liquids will result in textures that lend themselves to pies, breads, cookies and more! Follow these simple recipes, and you’ll be able to bake a pizza and frost a cake --- no magic necessary!

Maker Comics: Fix a Car! by Chris Schweizer - Children's, Children's 9-13, Children's Nonfiction, Comic Books, Graphic Novel, Nonfiction, Technology

First Second | 9781250150042 | Published February 5, 2019

Lena, Mason, Abner, Rocky and Esther only have one thing in common: They’re crazy about cars. A few of them already have their driver’s licenses. And even though Rocky and Esther are too young to drive, they still have a lot questions. In Car Club, Ms. Gritt has all the answers. When is the best time to check the oil? How do you change a tire? And why is Mason’s car making that squeaky noise? Follow along as Ms. Gritt covers all the basics of preventative maintenance and roadside repairs. Colorful diagrams illustrate the inner workings of complex parts and systems. With FIX A CAR! you can keep your automobile in tip-top shape!

New Kid by Jerry Craft - African American Interest, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Prejudice , Racism, Youth Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062691194 | Published February 5, 2019

Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds --- and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?

Chronin Volume 1: The Knife at Your Back by Alison Wilgus - Adventure, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Tor Books | 9780765391636 | Published February 19, 2019

Her name is Mirai Yoshida. She was not born in Japan. She is not supposed to be in 1864. But, through a time-travel mishap, Mirai is stuck with no way out. Help may be found when she befriends Hatsu, a humble tea mistress harboring a dangerous secret. Yet time is running short for the entire nation, because Mirai knows that the shogunate is about to fall. Learning the way of the sword might be her only path towards survival.