April Children’s Hot Titles

By Amanda Holman | February 6 2018 | Children's

April showers bring… thrilling new books. We have the sequel to Alex & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz, a new middle grade by Dave Eggers, and a popup of Back to the Future, among others! Check out the rest below.

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978-0-14-242511-4
Young Adult Fiction - Paranormal, Occult & Supernatural
Young Adult Fiction - Historical - Europe
Young Adult Fiction - Girls & Women
Sequel to New York Times bestselling author Alison Goodman's acclaimed The Dark Days Club--a smashing combination of Buffy and Jane Austen!
$10.99 US
Apr 24, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
512 Pages
Speak
Age 14 and up
Grade 9 & Up
US, Opn Mkt (no CAN)

978-1-101-99484-9
Juvenile Fiction - Historical - United States - 20th Century
Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Bullying
Juvenile Fiction - Lifestyles - Country Life
Recipient of a Newbery Honor, this debut novel from Lauren Wolk is a powerful and thought-provoking coming-of-age story that explores themes of bullying, injustice, and standing up for what's right.
$8.99 US | $11.99 CAN
Apr 03, 2018
5-1/16 x 7-3/4
Paperback
320 Pages
Puffin Books
Age 10 and up
Grade 5 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-0-7352-3170-2
Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables - General
Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Friendship
Juvenile Fiction - Historical - General
A fully illustrated, globe-trotting new middle grade fantasy-adventure series about mythical creatures and their cultures of origin, from the Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitor's Tale.
$14.99 US | $19.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
192 Pages
Dutton Books for Young Readers
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World

978-0-399-54464-4
Young Adult Fiction - Fantasy - General
Young Adult Fiction - Romance - General
Young Adult Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables - General
Duty, fate, desire, and destiny collide in this intricately wrought tale, perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas.
$17.99 US | $23.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
368 Pages
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Age 14 and up
Grade 9 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt

Origins of Evil (A Prequel)
978-0-448-49353-4
Young Adult Fiction - Horror
Young Adult Fiction - Paranormal, Occult & Supernatural
Young Adult Fiction - Social Themes - Bullying
Horror queen Danielle Vega finally reveals the sinister mystery of how a teen girl named Brooklyn became the epitome of evil in this terrifying prequel to the series MTV calls "Mean Girls meets The Exorcist."
$10.99 US | $14.99 CAN
Apr 24, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
320 Pages
Razorbill
Age 14 and up
Grade 9 & Up
World

An Alex & Eliza Story
978-1-5247-3965-2
Young Adult Fiction - Romance - Historical
Young Adult Fiction - Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Young Adult Fiction - Coming Of Age
The thrilling romance of young Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler continues in the sizzling sequel to the New York Times bestselling Alex & Eliza: A Love Story
$18.99 US | $24.99 CAN
Apr 17, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
384 Pages
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Age 12 and up
Grade 7 & Up
World

The Scented Peach Edition
978-0-451-48079-8
Juvenile Fiction - Action & Adventure - General
Juvenile Fiction - Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile Fiction - Animals - Insects, Spiders, etc.
Roald Dahl's beloved tale of friendship and adventure with a tactile new package featuring a fuzzy, flocked peach!
$7.99 US | $10.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
5-1/16 x 7-3/4
Paperback
176 Pages
Puffin Books
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-0-399-55051-5
Young Adult Fiction - People & Places - United States - Asian American
Young Adult Fiction - Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism
Young Adult Fiction - School & Education - General
From an author who Amy Tan calls "a gem," this is a witty, highly acclaimed novel that's "part Mean Girls, part Lord of the Flies" (The Bulletin, Starred Review) about navigating life in private school while remaining true to yourself.
$9.99 US
Apr 03, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
352 Pages
Ember
Age 12 and up
Grade 7 & Up
US, Opn Mkt (no CAN)

978-1-101-93474-6
Young Adult Fiction - Social Themes - Physical & Emotional Abuse (see Social Themes - Sexual Abuse)
Young Adult Fiction - Girls & Women
Young Adult Fiction - Social Themes - Emotions & Feelings
Fans of Girl, Interrupted, Thirteen Reasons Why, and All the Bright Places will love the New York Times bestselling novel Girl in Pieces.
$10.99 US | $14.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
432 Pages
Ember
Age 14 and up
Grade 9 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-1-5247-6416-6
Juvenile Fiction - Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Friendship
Juvenile Fiction - Monsters
Discover an underground world full of tunnels and mystery in this middle grade adventure from the bestselling, Pulitzer-nominated author of Heroes of the Frontier and Her Right Foot.
$17.99 US | $23.99 CAN
Apr 24, 2018
6-1/4 x 8
Hardcover
336 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-0-385-39187-0
Juvenile Fiction - Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction - Bedtime & Dreams
Juvenile Fiction - Imagination & Play
This interactive book may seem to be on your side, reluctant sleeper -- but it's truly a bedtime book in disguise! New from New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Amy Krouse Rosenthal and David Roberts!
$17.99 US | $23.99 CAN
Apr 03, 2018
9 x 9
Hardcover
40 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-0-553-51038-6
Juvenile Fiction - Historical - United States - 20th Century
Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Friendship
Juvenile Fiction - People & Places - United States - General
5 Starred Reviews for the book so many kids, teachers, and librarians were waiting for: A companion to the beloved, bestselling, and Newbery-Honoree Turtle in Paradise!
$7.99 US | $10.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
5-3/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
224 Pages
Yearling
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World

978-0-553-51092-8
Juvenile Fiction - Animals - Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical
Juvenile Fiction - Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile Fiction - Readers - Chapter Books
The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!
$5.99 US | $7.99 CAN
Apr 24, 2018
5-3/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
144 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 7-10 years
Grades 2-5
World

978-0-553-53970-7
Juvenile Fiction - Action & Adventure - General
Juvenile Fiction - Family - General (See Also Headings Under Social Themes)
Juvenile Fiction - Religious - General
"Open the cover, fasten your seat belt, and get ready for a rip-roaring ride!" --Ridley Pearson, author of the New York Times bestselling series Kingdom Keepers "Surprising spiritual depth with a hearty helping of monsters and miracles." --Kirkus Reviews
$7.99 US | $10.99 CAN
Apr 03, 2018
5-3/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
368 Pages
Yearling
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World

978-0-525-57826-0
Young Adult Fiction - Fantasy - Epic
Young Adult Fiction - Romance - General
Young Adult Fiction - Girls & Women
For fans of Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen and Sabaa Tahir's An Ember in the Ashes, Ash Princess is an epic new fantasy about a throne cruelly stolen and a girl who must fight to take it back for her people.
$11.50 US
Apr 24, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
448 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 12 and up
Grade 7 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt
Export Edition

978-0-525-57844-4
Young Adult Fiction - Romance - General
Young Adult Fiction - Family - Siblings
Young Adult Fiction - LGBT
The New York Times Bestselling duo behind Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily return with twins out to throw the party of a lifetime--or at least the best party of high school!
$11.50 US
Apr 10, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
224 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Age 12 and up
Grade 7 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt
Export Edition

978-0-553-53571-6
Young Adult Fiction - Romance - Contemporary
Young Adult Fiction - Romance - General
Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Friendship
From New York Times bestselling author Julie Buxbaum comes a charming and poignant story about two struggling teenagers who find an unexpected connection just when they need it most. For fans of Sophie Kinsella, Jennifer Niven, and Rainbow Rowell.
$9.99 US | $13.99 CAN
Apr 03, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
320 Pages
Ember
Age 12 and up
Grade 7 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-0-553-53613-3
Juvenile Fiction - Action & Adventure - General
Juvenile Fiction - Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Friendship
"Outrageous hijinks and nonstop hilarity--five-stars!"--Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate series Dive into summer fun with this hilarious, illustrated middle grade series by Chris Grabenstein, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and co-author with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots and Word of Mouse!
$7.99 US | $10.99 CAN
Apr 03, 2018
5-3/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
320 Pages
Yearling
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World

978-0-525-64397-5
Juvenile Fiction - Comics & Graphic Novels - General
Juvenile Fiction - Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction - Historical - Prehistory
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes a hilarious graphic novel series about two cave kids growing up in the Ice Age. Fans of the Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Terrible Two series won't want to miss it! Now available in paperback!
$7.99 US | $10.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
6-1/8 x 8-1/4
Paperback
240 Pages
Yearling
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World

978-0-525-64398-2
Juvenile Fiction - Comics & Graphic Novels - Manga
Juvenile Fiction - Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction - Historical - Prehistory
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes book two in the laugh-out-loud graphic novel series about Neanderthal siblings Lucy and Andy. Fans of the Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Terrible Two series won't want to miss it! Now available in paperback!
$7.99 US | $10.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
6-1/8 x 8-1/4
Paperback
224 Pages
Yearling
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World

978-1-4012-7953-0
Juvenile Fiction - Comics & Graphic Novels - Superheroes
Juvenile Fiction - Comics & Graphic Novels - Media Tie-In
Juvenile Fiction - School & Education
Four graphic novels from the DC SUPER HERO GIRLS line are collected here in this slipcase box set!
$34.99 US | $45.99 CAN
Apr 03, 2018
Boxed Set
DC Comics
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World

978-1-4263-3006-3
Juvenile Nonfiction - Curiosities & Wonders
Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - General
Juvenile Nonfiction - Science & Nature - Discoveries
Want to know the who/what/where of the coolest stuff on the planet? Count down with us in this fun picture list book, featuring the 8 most awesome things in over 50 fun categories.
$12.99 US | $17.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
8-1/2 x 10-7/8
Paperback
112 Pages
National Geographic Children's Books
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World except UK/Ireland

978-1-62979-942-1
Juvenile Nonfiction - Games & Activities - Puzzles
Juvenile Nonfiction - Activity Books
Juvenile Nonfiction - Games & Activities - General
This classic Hidden Pictures® puzzle collection comes with unique appeal --every puzzle has a hidden banana!
$9.99 US | $13.99 CAN
Apr 10, 2018
7 x 10
Paperback
144 Pages
Highlights Press
Age 6-9 years
Grades 1-4
World

978-1-68369-044-3
Juvenile Fiction - Time Travel
Juvenile Fiction - Action & Adventure - General
Juvenile Fiction - Media Tie-In
Great Scott!! The latest in Quirk's series of Pop Classic Picture Books (following HOME ALONE, THE X-FILES, and E.T.) takes readers on a wild time-traveling trip BACK TO THE FUTURE!
$7.99 US
Apr 24, 2018
9 x 11
Paperback
44 Pages
Quirk Books
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3
World
Export Edition