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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.

August 2017

Hardcover

Dinosaur Empire! (Earth Before Us #1): Journey through the Mesozoic Era by Abby Howard - Animals , Children's 8-12, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction, History

Amulet Books | 9781419723063 | Published August 1, 2017

Ronnie is just a normal fifth-grader trying to pass her science class’s impossible quiz on the history of dinosaurs...until she happens upon her neighbor --- Ms. Lernin --- a retired paleontologist. With the assistance of Science Magic, Ronnie and Ms. Lernin travel back through time and space to experience the Mesozoic Era firsthand. They visit three important time periods in the development of the Mesozoic Era: the Triassic, the Jurassic, and the Cretaceous. Along the way, Ronnie finds herself face-to-face with real-life dinosaurs and reptiles, like stegosauruses, velociraptors, and thalattosaurs. 

Trish Trash #2 by Jessica Abel - Comic Books, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Super Genius | 9781629916392 | Published August 15, 2017

Seven-year-old (fifteen in Earth years) Mars girl, Trish Trash, is still excited about her big contract to the roller derby team, but changes are afoot. She has added a new member to the household: Qiqi, an alien she found clinging to life in the untouched part of Mars. Together with her working class aunt and uncle, the family rehabilitates her to health. Meanwhile, life on Mars is getting harder and Qiqi’s presence brings a new financial burden. Trish’s contract with the roller derby team is at risk as she needs to help provide for her family. 

Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties (Dog Man #3) by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Animals , Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor

Graphix | 9780545935210 | Published August 29, 2017

He was the best of dogs...He was the worst of dogs...It was the age of invention...It was the season of surprise...It was the eve of supa sadness...It was the dawn of hope...Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, hasn't always been a paws-itive addition to the police force. While he can muzzle miscreants, he tends to leave a slick of slobber in his wake! This time, Petey the cat's dragged in a tiny bit of trouble --- a double in the form of a super-cute kitten. Dog Man will have to work twice as hard to bust these furballs and remain top dog!

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age (Lucy and Andy Neanderthal) by Jeffrey Brown - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor

Crown Books for Young Readers | 9780385388382 | Published August 29, 2017

Neanderthal siblings Lucy and Andy are back to their paleo pranks. This time, they have to put up with more than just each other --- the cave is feeling awfully cramped since the humans moved in. They’re in the Ice Age, and legroom comes at a real premium! Jeffrey Brown skillfully blends humor and history with paleontologist sections: Timeline of Key Discoveries, Ice Age Fact vs. Fiction, Silly Cavemen Myths, and more.

Paperback

Big Nate: A Good Old-Fashioned Wedgie by Lincoln Peirce - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor

Andrews McMeel Publishing | 9781449462307 | Published August 29, 2017

Need a way to shut up some snooty kid when he gloats about his private school? Looking for the perfect response when your best friend joins the grammar police? Want a quick and easy way to out-snap even the snappiest comeback? Nate Wright has the answer: a good old-fashioned wedgie! The whole gang from P.S. 38 is back for more hijinks, hilarity, and underwear hoisting in this new collection of Big Nate comics. Can Chad somehow survive on a diet of kale and soy nuts? Are Jenny and Artur EVER going to break up?
Science Comics: Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield by Falynn Christine Koch - Children's 9-13, Graphic Novel, Health, Science

First Second | 9781626727526 | Published August 29, 2017

We get to know the critters behind history's worst diseases. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases and immunity, and also the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity's ability to contain and treat disease.