April 2021

This unique online bibliography features anticipated bestsellers, either recently released or forthcoming, published by CBC members.

 
13 Things Strong Kids Do: Think Big, Feel Good, Act Brave

13 Things Strong Kids Do

By: Amy Morin
Illustrated by:
Jennifer Naalchigar
ISBN: 9780063008489
Nonfiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
A Thousand Minutes to Sunlight

A Thousand Minutes to Sunlight

By: Jen White
ISBN: 9780374300869
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Adventures with My Daddies

Adventures with My Daddies

By: Gareth Peter
Illustrated by:
Garry Parsons
ISBN: 9781682632819
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Alley Cat Rally

Alley Cat Rally

By: Ricky Trickartt
Illustrated by:
Ricky Trickartt
ISBN: 9781838740306
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Amy McDougall, Master Matchmaker

Amy McDougall, Master Matchmaker

By: Gary Pedler
ISBN: 9781646030637
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Aru Shah and the City of Gold (A Pandava Novel #4)

Aru Shah and the City of Gold (A Pandava Novel #4)

By: Roshani Chokshi
ISBN: 9781368013864
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Asterix Omnibus Vol. 4

Asterix Omnibus Vol. 4

By: Rene Goscinny
Illustrated by:
Albert Uderzo
ISBN: 9781545806296
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Astro Mouse and Light Bulb Vol. 1: VS Astro Chicken

Astro Mouse and Light Bulb Vol. 1

By: Fermin Solis
Illustrated by:
Fermin Solis
ISBN: 9781545806388 
Fiction, 7-12, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion

Atlantis

By: Gregory Mone
ISBN: 9781419738531
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Back Home

Back Home

By: Dan L Walker
ISBN: 9781513262697
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Between the Bliss and Me

Between the Bliss and Me

By: Lizzy Mason
ISBN: 9781641291156 
Fiction, Teen, Contemporary
 
Bobbie the Wonder Dog

Bobbie the Wonder Dog

By: Tricia Brown
Illustrated by:
Cary Porter
ISBN: 9781513277387
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Born Ready: The True Story of A Boy Named Penelope

Born Ready

By: Jodie Patterson
Illustrated by:
Charnelle Pinkney Barlow
ISBN: 9780593123638
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls

Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls

By: Kaela Rivera
ISBN: 9780062947550
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Chaos on CatNet (CatNet #2)

Chaos on CatNet (CatNet #2)

By: Naomi Kritzer
ISBN: 9781250165220
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Chickens on the Loose

Chickens on the Loose

By: Jane Kurtz
Illustrated by:
John Joseph
ISBN: 9781943431700
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Be Careful What You Wish Fur (Disney Chills Series #4)

Be Careful What You Wish Fur (Disney Chills Series #4)

By: Vera Strange
ISBN: 9781368065412
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The Secret Animal Kingdom (The Adventures of Dusty Dabbert Series)

The Secret Animal Kingdom (The Adventures of Dusty Dabbert Series)

By: Piet Wijn
Illustrated by:
Thom Roep
ISBN: 9781939547774
Fiction, 7-12, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Earth’s Incredible Oceans

Earth’s Incredible Oceans

By: Jess French
Illustrated by:
Claire McElfatrick
ISBN: 9780744026672
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Escape from a Video Game: Mystery on the Starship Crusader

Escape from a Video Game

By: Dustin Brady
ISBN: 9781524858841
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Escape Greenland

Escape Greenland

By: Dr. Ellen Prager
Illustrated by:
Tammy Yee
ISBN: 9781943431700
Fiction, 7-12, Science
 
Extreme Survivors: Animals that Time Forgot

Extreme Survivors

By: Kimberly Ridley
ISBN: 9780884487432
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Finn and the Time-Traveling Pajamas (The Finniverse Series #2)

Finn and the Time-Traveling Pajamas (The Finniverse Series #2)

By: Michael Buckley
ISBN: 9780525646914
Fiction, 7-12, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight

Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight

By: Margaret Muirhead
Illustrated by:
Adam Gustavson
ISBN: 9781580898805
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth

Girl Warriors

By: Rachel Sarah
ISBN: 9781641603713
Nonfiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Go Be Wonderful!

Go Be Wonderful!

By: Donna Gephart
Illustrated by:
Francesca Chessa
ISBN: 9780823445110
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
Go the Distance: A Twisted Tale

Go the Distance

By: Jen Calonita
ISBN: 9781368063807
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Grandad’s Camper

Grandad’s Camper

By: Harry Woodgate
ISBN: 9781499811933
Fiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
The Grumpy Fairies

The Grumpy Fairies

By: Bethan Stevens
Illustrated by:
Bethan Stevens
ISBN: 9780711249417
Fiction, 4-6, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Hiding Baby Moses

Hiding Baby Moses

By: Judith L. Roth
Illustrated by:
Melanie Cataldo
ISBN: 9781947888302
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
How to Become an Accidental Activist

How to Become an Accidental Activist

By: Elizabeth MacLeod and Frieda Wishinsky
Illustrated by:
Jenn Playford
ISBN: 9781459826113
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
I Sang You Down from the Stars

I Sang You Down from the Stars

By: Tasha Spillett-Sumner
Illustrated by:
Michaela Goade
ISBN: 9780316493161
Fiction, 4-6, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Julius and Macy: A Very Brave Night

Julius and Macy

By: Annelouise Mahoney
Illustrated by:
Annelouise Mahoney
ISBN: 9781542007160
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Las mujeres en la física

Las mujeres en la física

By: Mary Wissinger
Illustrated by:
Danielle Pioli
ISBN: 9781938492358
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography/Memoir
 
Leopold’s Leotard

Leopold’s Leotard

By: Rhiannon Wallace
Illustrated by:
Risa Hugo
ISBN: 9781459825963
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Life Skills

Life Skills

By: Keilly Swift
ISBN: 9780744027693
Nonfiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Lobstah Gahden

Lobstah Gahden

By: Alli Brydon
Illustrated by:
EG Keller
ISBN: 9781728232461
Fiction, 4-6, Science
 
Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses

Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses

By: Kristen O'Neal
ISBN: 9781683692348
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Mammal Mania: 30 Activities and Observations for Exploring the World of Mammals

Mammal Mania

By: Lisa J. Amstutz
ISBN: 9781641604369
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Mars Is: Stark Slopes, Silvery Snow, and Startling Surprises

Mars Is

By: Suzanne Slade
ISBN: 9781682631881
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Mia’s Life: Fan Takeover!

Mia’s Life

By: Mia Fizz
Illustrated by:
Lidia Fernandez Abril
ISBN: 9781728236001
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Murder on the Baltimore Express: The Plot to Keep Abraham Lincoln from Becoming President

Murder on the Baltimore Express

By: Suzanne Jurmain
ISBN: 9781499810448
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
My Father’s Dragon

My Father’s Dragon

By: Ruth Stiles Gannett
Illustrated by:
Helena Perez Garcia and Ruth Chrisman Gannett
ISBN: 9781952239267
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
My Lucky Skin

My Lucky Skin

By: Omerine Aseh, MD
Illustrated by:
Maria Lia Malendrino
ISBN: 9781612544908
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
My Monsterpiece

My Monsterpiece

By: Amalia Hoffman
ISBN: 9781953458018
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
One Iguana, Two Iguanas: A Story of Accident, Natural Selection, and Evolution

One Iguana, Two Iguanas

By: Sneed B. Collard III
ISBN: 9780884486503
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Outdoor School: Hiking and Camping

Outdoor School

By: Jennifer Pharr Davis and Haley Blevins
Illustrated by:
Aliki Karkoulia
ISBN: 9781250230843
Nonfiction, Teen, How-to / Activity
 
Pippa Park Raises Her Game

Pippa Park Raises Her Game

By: Erin Yun
ISBN: 9781944020286
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
The Secrets of Dinosaurs (PNSO Encyclopedia for Children)

The Secrets of Dinosaurs (PNSO Encyclopedia for Children)

By: Yang Yang
Illustrated by:
Chuang Zhao
ISBN: 9781612545158
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Prince & Knight: Tale of the Shadow King

Prince & Knight

By: Daniel Haack
Illustrated by:
Stevie Lewis
ISBN: 9781499811216
Fiction, 4-6, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Real Superheroes

Real Superheroes

By: Julia Seal
ISBN: 9780744037012
Nonfiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
Remedy

Remedy

By: Eireann Corrigan
ISBN: 9781338630961
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
Sabrina, The Teenage Witch: Something Wicked

Sabrina, The Teenage Witch

By: Kelly Thompson
Illustrated by:
Veronica Fish and Andy Fish
ISBN: 9781645769620
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Saint Spotting

Saint Spotting

By: Chris Raschka
Illustrated by:
Chris Raschka
ISBN: 9780802855213
Fiction, 4-6, Historical Fiction
 
Scouting for Clues

Scouting for Clues

By: Brandi Dougherty
Illustrated by:
Paige Pooler
ISBN: 9781524864743
Fiction, 4-6, Mystery / Thriller
 
Sometimes It’s Bright

Sometimes It’s Bright

By: Annie Ruygt
ISBN: 9781684379828
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet

Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet

By: Laekan Zea Kemp
ISBN: 9780316460279
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
Southern Sun, Northern Star

Southern Sun, Northern Star

By: Joanna Hathaway
ISBN: 9780765396471
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Spring Cakes (I Like to Read Comics)

Spring Cakes (I Like to Read Comics)

By: Miranda Harmon
ISBN: 9780823447534
Fiction, 4-6, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Squad Goals

Squad Goals

By: Erika J. Kendrick
ISBN: 9780316427142
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
The Adventures of Team Pom: Squid Happens

The Adventures of Team Pom

By: Isabel Roxas
Illustrated by:
Isabel Roxas
ISBN: 9781912497256
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The Book of Untold Stories – Fourteen Prompts to Spark the Imagination

The Book of Untold Stories – Fourteen Prompts to Spark the Imagination

By: Sherri Maret
Illustrated by:
Thomas Hilley
ISBN: 9781950871094
Fiction, 7-12, How-to / Activity
 
The Crow and the Peacock

The Crow and the Peacock

By: Jo Fernihough
Illustrated by:
Jo Fernihough
ISBN: 9780802855688
Fiction, 4-6, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
The Disability Experience: Working Toward Belonging

The Disability Experience

By: Hannalora Leavitt
Illustrated by:
Belle Wuthrich
ISBN: 9781459819283
Nonfiction, Teen, Diversity
 
The Little Butterfly That Could

The Little Butterfly That Could

By: Ross Burach
Illustrated by:
Ross Burach
ISBN: 9781338615005
Fiction, 4-6, Science
 
The Little Things: A Story About Acts of Kindness

The Little Things

By: Christian Trimmer
Illustrated by:
Kaylani Juanita
ISBN: 9781419742262
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
The Mary Shelley Club

The Mary Shelley Club

By: Goldy Moldavsky
ISBN: 9781250230102
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
The Murder Game

The Murder Game

By: Carrie Doyle
ISBN: 9781728222295
Fiction, Teen, Contemporary
 
The Mystery of the Lost Will

The Mystery of the Lost Will

By: Jack Yerby
Illustrated by:
Hanna Al-Shaer
ISBN: 9781944644093
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
The Mythics Volume 3

The Mythics Volume 3

By: Philippe Ogaki and Patricia Lyfoung
Illustrated by:
Patrick Sobral
ISBN: 9781545805565
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The Nocturnals Grow & Read Animal Activity Book

The Nocturnals Grow & Read Animal Activity Book

By: Tracey Hecht
Illustrated by:
Josie Yee
ISBN: 9781944020613
Nonfiction, 4-6, How-to / Activity
 
The Secret Life of the Sloth

The Secret Life of the Sloth

By: Laurence Pringle
Illustrated by:
Kate Garchinsky
ISBN: 9781635923094
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
The Secret Lives of Mermaids

The Secret Lives of Mermaids

By: Professor Anuk Tola (Angela Sangma Francis)
Illustrated by:
Professor Anuk Tola
ISBN: 9781911171874
Fiction, 7-12, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
The Secret of the Haunted House

The Secret of the Haunted House

By: Jack Yerby
Illustrated by:
Hanna Al-Shaer
ISBN: 9781944644109
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
The Story of Bodri

The Story of Bodri

By: Hédi Fried
Illustrated by:
Stina Wirsén
ISBN: 9780802855657
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
The Thingity-Jig

The Thingity-Jig

By: Kathleen Doherty
Illustrated by:
Kristyna Litten
ISBN: 9781561459599
Fiction, 4-6, Picture Book
 
Into the Sun (The Underfoot Vol. 2)

Into the Sun (The Underfoot Vol. 2)

By: Emily S. Whitten and Ben Fisher
Illustrated by:
Michelle Nguyen
ISBN: 9781620108536
Fiction, 7-12, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
The Vanishing Lake

The Vanishing Lake

By: Paddy Donnelly
ISBN: 9781953458032
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
The Year of the Buttered Cat

The Year of the Buttered Cat

By: Susan Haas with Lexi Haas
Illustrated by:
Shanna Compton
ISBN: 9781734225938
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Fluffles (True Stories of Animal Heroes)

Fluffles (True Stories of Animal Heroes)

By: Vita Murrow
Illustrated by:
Rachel Qiuqi
ISBN: 9780711261594
Fiction, 4-6, Series
 
Unicorn Famous: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure

Unicorn Famous

By: Dana Simpson
ISBN: 9781524864767
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Victories Greater Than Death

Victories Greater Than Death

By: Charlie Jane Anders
ISBN: 9781250317315
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
View from Pagoda Hill

View from Pagoda Hill

By: Michaela MacColl
ISBN: 9781629797823
Fiction, 7-12, History
 
War and Millie McGonigle

War and Millie McGonigle

By: Karen Cushman
ISBN: 9781984850102
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know

We Are Still Here!

By: Traci Sorell
Illustrated by:
Frane Lessac
ISBN: 9781623541927
Nonfiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
Welcome Home, Whales

Welcome Home, Whales

By: Christina Booth
ISBN: 9781733121286
Fiction, 4-6, Science
 
Whale Fall Café

Whale Fall Café

By: Jacquie Sewell
Illustrated by:
Dan Tavis
ISBN: 9780884488484
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
What Would You Do in a Book About You?

What Would You Do in a Book About You?

By: Jean Reidy
Illustrated by:
Joey Chou
ISBN: 9780063041509
Fiction, 4-6, Poetry
 
When I’m Not Looking

When I’m Not Looking

By: Farren Phillips
ISBN: 9781953458070
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie (The Great Peach Experiment #1)

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie (The Great Peach Experiment #1)

By: Erin Soderberg Downing
ISBN: 9781645950349
Fiction, 7-12, Series
 
Women in Physics

Women in Physics

By: Mary Wissinger
Illustrated by:
Danielle Pioli
ISBN: 9781938492341
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
World of Archie Vol. 2

World of Archie Vol. 2

By: Archie Superstars
Illustrated by:
Archie Superstars
ISBN: 9781645769873
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
You Are Fantastic (A Hello!Lucky Book) 

You Are Fantastic (A Hello!Lucky Book) 

By: Sabrina Moyle
Illustrated by:
Eunice Moyle
ISBN: 9781419739651
Fiction, 0-3, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Zara Hossain Is Here

Zara Hossain Is Here

By: Sabina Khan
ISBN: 9781338580877
Fiction, Teen, Diversity
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