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Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Written by Sally M. Walker | Henry Holy and Company, March 2018 | 9781250125231 | Hardcover | $17.99

The survival story of the American chestnut tree is one of a species champion against all odds after a fungal blight that has lasted over 100 years. But the real champions are those who have worked to remedy it. Walker’s own personal interest and involvement with the comeback of the trees, and their inoculation, is evident throughout the text and gives credit where due to the scientists and community members who have dedicated so much time to a challenge that at times seems truly insurmountable. Read More

The Dangerous Art of Blending In

Written by Angelia Surmelis | HarperCollins Books, January 2018 | 9780062659002 | Hardcover | $17.99

The Dangerous Art of Blending In is a young adult novel that is based on the author's own experiences. It follows the struggles of Evan Panos, a Greek-American seventeen year old, who is worried that his mother's abuse will escalate if she finds out about his relationship with Henry. He must overcome his fears and realize that he deserves to be happy. Read More


Meet Adam Gidwitz

Unicorn Rescue Society is an exciting and hilarious new series about friendship, adventure and mythical creatures from around the world by Newbery Honor-winning author Adam Gidwitz. For this series he's teamed up with Mixtape Club founders Jesse Casey and Chris Smith, and Hatem Aly, illustrator of The Inquisitor's Tale. Read the full interview here.

CATS In Your Library


Where do YOU find BigFoot in YOUR Library?

Happy Fox Books is launching their first two children's books this spring, and to celebrate, one lucky library will win a life-sized BigFoot standee personalized with your library name! The grand prize also includes a set of the brand new books BigFoot Visits the Big Cities of the World and BigFoot Goes on Vacation along with a BigFoot tote bag and BigFoot Discovers the Library poster. For more details and to enter, click here!



Get a FREE Children’s and Teen Services journal!

When you purchase 20 or more books from our current promotions lists above on Title Source 360, email us and we’ll get a journal, bound with our FollettBound guaranteed library binding, right out to you. Please include your name, library name and mailing address.  Email us!



Enter to win a bag of storytime fun for your library!

To celebrate their 200th anniversary, HarperCollins has partnered with Baker & Taylor to give away an anniversary bag filled with sticker and activity books, a copy of the Pinkalicious Cupcake Cookbook, and a set of Baker and Taylor plush cats to one lucky winner. To enter, tell us what character(s) would you like to see in future HarperCollins 8x8 books by April 30, 2018. Enter here | Contest details


Get your John Green tote bag and event kit!

When you order 10 copies of any John Green titles, receive a Turtles All the Way Down tote bag and a book club event kit. Click here for details. Click here for details.



New Titles

Frenemies in the Family

Kathleen Krull | Crown BFYR | 9780399551246 | Hardcover | $17.99 | March 2018

Almost everyone has a juicy story about their siblings—even famous people. Meet those who got along, those who didn't, and everyone in between!

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Charlie & Frog

Karen Kane | Disney Hyperion | 9781368005821 | Hardcover | $16.99 | April 2018

When Charlie Tickler winds up in the middle of a (maybe) murder mystery, it may be one of the best (and worst) things to ever happen to him.  

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Juan Felipe Herrera | Candlewick Press | 9780763692643 | Paper | $14.99 | March 2018

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera is sharing secrets: how to turn your wonder at the world around you into weird, wild, incandescent poetry.

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Jesse Andrews | ABRAMS | 9781419728716 | Hardcover | $18.99 | April 2018

A brash, inventive and relevant trip, unlike anything else out there. A social novel set in a gonzo alternate reality where money equals physical size.

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Library on Wheels

Sharlee Glenn | ABRAMS | 9781419728754 | Hardcover | $18.99 | April 2018

The inspirational story of Mary Titcomb, the revolutionary librarian who founded America's first bookmobile. Book has author's note, footnotes and index.

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Hannah Eliot | S&S | 9781534406353 | Board | $8.99 | April 2018

Learn all about the traditions of Ramadan with this first book in the brand-new board book series Celebrate the World, which highlights celebrations across the globe.

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