Winter 2012 Frontlist by Macmillan

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various positions 48 when the sea is rising red 49 fugitives 50­51 lexapros and cons 52­53 the stalker chronicles 54 rebel fire 55 evolution 56 square fish 79 brave irene 80 the velveteen rabbit and the boy 81 dog and bear two friends three stories 82 rotten ralph helps out 83 bad kitty meets the baby 84­85 being teddy roosevelt 86 time cat 87 angel in my pocket 88 feiwel and friends 58 the children of the lost 89 a wrinkle in time 90­91 whisper 92­93 the green book

march rainbow street shelter series wanted a guinea pig called henry wendy orr illustrated by patricia castelao will sam find the right pet at rainbow street shelter sam wants a pet for her birthday but her mom and dad have already said that their apartment is too small for a cat or a dog a trip to rainbow street shelter to look at the smaller animals can t hurt though at the shelter sam realizes that the perfect pet for her is a fluffy black guinea pig named henry but she can t help noticing how happy her little brother is when he s reading to nelly the rainbow street dog why can t he read like that when he s in school nelly looks happy too sam starts to wonder can a dog go to kindergarten wendy orr has written more than two dozen children s books including lost a dog called bear and missing a cat called buster the first two books in the rainbow street shelter series mokie and bik and nim s island she lives with her family in australia near the sea also available

february gold gold from the american river don brown gold fever now in paperback when james marshall found a small soft shiny stone in a california stream he knew it could only be one thing gold his cry of discovery would be heard around the world experience the excitement drive and adrenaline of the gold rush narrated by don brown and brought to life with his vivid watercolors from the uncharted journey across hostile land and the laborious process of panning for gold to the success of savvy entrepreneurs and the fortunes of the marginalized gold gold from the american river is the story of the california gold rush from the day of discovery through the settling and development of the farthest reaches of the american west a thorough description of a unique period in american history school library journal don brown is the author and illustrator of many highly praised picture-book biographies and histories for children he lives on long island new york an engaging introduction for

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march the stalker chronicles carley moore debut author in this funny and original debut a girl s lifelong habit of stalking intensifies when a new boy moves to town sophomore cammie bliss has long been labeled a stalker by her peers but when a cute new boy named toby arrives at her small-town high school cammie has a chance to be normal trouble is she can t really help herself and she s up to her old tricks of intense observation and following pretty quick making things worse her younger brother is dating one of the most popular girls in the school her parents have separated and her dad has begun to watch their house most nights cammie has simply got to figure out why she behaves the way she does and end it once and for all carley moore is a poet and writing professor at new york university she lives in brooklyn new york with her husband and daughter young adult fiction on sale 3/27/2012 ages 12 up · grades 7 up hardcover · 240 pages · 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 carton qty 24 isbn

february take your best shot john coy this is the best sports series you may not know about yet middle school and life on and off the basketball court are what four friends deal with in this satisfying conclusion to the 4 for 4 series here are four very different boys dealing with family friends school and sports told in a believable and accessible style john coy writes sports stories that run deep and this series scores more and more readers each season you ll win big fans in readers who like mike lupica chris lynch and matt christopher if you introduce them to the boys from 4 for 4 all 4 titles now available in paperback praise for john coy coy effortlessly captures the voices of boys on the verge of adolescence school library journal john coy is the author of many acclaimed books for young readers and teens including love of the game eyes on the goal and top of the order the first in his 4 for 4 series he lives in minneapolis visit him online at also available middle

april whisper alyson noël a riley bloom book the fourth book in alyson noël s new york times­bestselling middle-grade series about riley bloom this time riley might really have bitten off more than she s ready for after practically begging the council for a more challenging soul catch she is assigned an actual roman gladiator theocoles the pillar of doom how is riley a skinny twelveyear-old supposed to get through to him then she meets the beautiful messalina who convinces her that her only chance is to become part of this world to accomplish this messalina helps riley through a dramatic mystical makeover transforming her into the beautiful and mature teen she s always wanted to be finally riley can experience her first boyfriend and her first kiss with a dream this enchanting will she ever want to leave bonus materials included see page 106 also available radiance 978-0-312-62917-5 tp $7.99 8.99 can 978-1-4299-9390-6 eb $7.99 us dreamland 978-0-312-56375-2 tp $7.99 8.99 can

april hole in my life jack gantos the critically acclaimed award­winning memoir is now in square fish with a brand­new cover this is a tale of courage and redemption proving that a bad start in life does not have to lead to a bad life story the new york times book review a memoir by turns harrowing and hilarious about a huge mistake the miami herald a michael l printz honor book a robert f sibert honor book an ala notable book and best book for young adults in the summer of 1971 jack gantos was jack gantos is the 2010 alan award winner for his outstanding contributions to the field of adolescent literature he is the author of numerous critically acclaimed books including the jack henry books the joey pigza series and the rotten ralph early readers his newest book dead end in norvelt will be available from fsg in september 2011 he lives with his family in boston bonus materials included see page 106 hole in my life was previously published in paperback by fsg

featured backlist all time favorites picture books anansi the spider gerald mcdermott $7.99 8.99 can 978-0-8050-0311-6 tp also available in hc barn dance bill martin jr and john archambault illustrated by ted rand $7.95 8.95 can 978-0-8050-0799-2 tp also available in hc brown bear brown bear what do you see bill martin jr illustrated by eric carle $16.99 18.99 can 978-0-8050-1744-1 hc also available in bb big book slide find book cd set and my first reader cactus hotel brenda z guiberson illustrated by megan lloyd $7.99 8.99 can 978-0-8050-2960-4 tp also available in hc and big book carl goes shopping alexandra day $13.99 15.50 can 978-0-374-31110-0 hc the empty pot demi $7.95 8.95 can 978-0-8050-4900-8 tp also available in hc and big book the gardener sarah stewart illustrated by david small $7.99 8.99 can 978-0-312-36749-7 tp also available in hc in the tall tall grass denise fleming $7.99 8.99 can 978-0-8050-3941-2 tp also available in hc and big book old black fly jim

madeleine l engle see pages 46­47 and 90­91 macmillan children s publishing group 175 fifth avenue new york ny 10010 farrar straus giroux feiwel and friends henry holt priddy books roaring brook press square fish front catalog cover final cinder jacket art © michael o isbn