April 2023

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

 
A Spoonful Of Time

A Spoonful Of Time

By: Flora Ahn
ISBN: 9781683693185
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
African Women Leading Change

African Women Leading Change

By: Dr. Artika R Tyner
Illustrated by:
Reyhana Ismail
ISBN: 9780998555386
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Akua Loves Math

Akua Loves Math

By: Dr. Artika R Tyner
ISBN: 9781959223214
Fiction, 0-3, Coming of Age
 
All About Nothing

All About Nothing

By: Elizabeth Rusch
Illustrated by:
Elizabeth Goss
ISBN: 9781623543525
Nonfiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Always Anjali

Always Anjali

By: Sheetal Sheth
Illustrated by:
Jessica Blank
ISBN: 9780593648834
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Animal Factopia

Animal Factopia

By: Julie Beer
Illustrated by:
Andy Smith
ISBN: 9781913750732
Nonfiction, 7-12, Animals
 
Annabelle Bee and the Butterfly Tree

Annabelle Bee and the Butterfly Tree

By: Debra Raso O'Connor
Illustrated by:
Stephen Lomazzo
ISBN: 9781612545868
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
At Home with the Prairie Dog: The Story of a Keystone Species

At Home with the Prairie Dog

By: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Illustrated by:
William Muñoz
ISBN: 9781970039061
Nonfiction, 7-12, Animals
 
Baby Drag Queen

Baby Drag Queen

By: C.A. Tanaka
ISBN: 9781459835320
Fiction, Teen, LGBTQIA+
 
Bear Is Never Alone

Bear Is Never Alone

By: Marc Veerkamp
Illustrated by:
Jeska Verstegen
ISBN: 9780802856036
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Bing! Bang! Chugga! Beep!

Bing! Bang! Chugga! Beep!

By: Bill Martin Jr, Michael Sampson
Illustrated by:
Nathalie Beauvois
ISBN: 9781612545998
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Blood Debts

Blood Debts

By: Terry J. Benton-Walker
ISBN: 9781250825926
Fiction, Teen, LGBTQIA+
 
Caminantes curiosos

Caminantes curiosos

By: Micha Archer
Illustrated by:
Micha Archer
ISBN: 9780593616741
Fiction, 4-6, Spanish
 
Captain Skidmark Dances with Destiny

Captain Skidmark Dances with Destiny

By: Jennifer A. Irwin
ISBN: 9781623542542
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
Cat and Cat #5 : Kitty Farm

Cat and Cat #5

By: Christophe Cazenove
Illustrated by:
Yrgane Ramon
ISBN: 9781545810194
Fiction, 7-12, Series
 
Changing World: Cold Data for a Warming Planet

Changing World

By: David Gibson
ISBN: 9781800660281
Nonfiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Cool Green

Cool Green

By: Lulu Delacre
Illustrated by:
Lulu Delacre
ISBN: 9781536220407
Nonfiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Counting Book 1 2 3

Counting Book 1 2 3

By: Connie Snoek
Illustrated by:
Connie Snoek
ISBN: 9781605378473
Fiction, 0-3, Math
 
Crayola Unicorn Universe

Crayola Unicorn Universe

By: BuzzPop
ISBN: 9781499814552
Fiction, 4-6, Fantasy
 
Daddy and Me

Daddy and Me

By: Gary Urda
Illustrated by:
Rosie Butcher
ISBN: 9781499813517
Fiction, 0-3, Diversity
 
Dear Star Baby

Dear Star Baby

By: Malcolm Newsome
Illustrated by:
Kamala Nair
ISBN: 9781506484808
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Duke the Deaf Dog ASL Series Ages 3-5: Lesson Plans & Worksheets Workbooks 1-4

Duke the Deaf Dog ASL Series Ages 3-5

By: Kelly Brakenhoff
Illustrated by:
Theresa Murray and Caterina Baldi
ISBN: 9781957938042
Nonfiction, Adult, Diversity
 
Duke the Deaf Dog ASL Series Ages 6-9: Lesson Plans & Worksheets Workbooks 1-4

Duke the Deaf Dog ASL Series Ages 6-9

By: Kelly Brakenhoff
Illustrated by:
Theresa Murray and Caterina Baldi
ISBN: 9781957938059
Nonfiction, Adult, Diversity
 
Elf Dog and Owl Head

Elf Dog and Owl Head

By: M.T. Anderson
Illustrated by:
Junyi Wu
ISBN: 9781536222814
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Enough Is…

Enough Is…

By: Jessica Whipple
Illustrated by:
Nicole Wong
ISBN: 9780884489320
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
Epic Animal Journeys: Naviagation and Migration by Air, Land, and Sea

Epic Animal Journeys

By: Ed Brown
ISBN: 9781800660298
Nonfiction, 7-12, Animals
 
Everlasting Icicles- Poppenohna Land Adventure

Everlasting Icicles- Poppenohna Land Adventure

By: Carrie Turley
Illustrated by:
Lara Law
ISBN: 9781956357905
Fiction, 7-12, Series
 
First Year Orientation

First Year Orientation

By: Edited by Eric Smith and Lauren Gibaldi
ISBN: 9781536224498
Fiction, Teen, Coming of Age
 
Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

By: Alyson Derrick
ISBN: 9781665902373
Fiction, Teen, LGBTQIA+
 
Frank and Bert

Frank and Bert

By: Chris Naylor Ballesteros
Illustrated by:
Chris Naylor Ballesteros
ISBN: 9798887770000
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Good Food, Bad Waste: Let’s Eat for the Planet

Good Food, Bad Waste

By: Erin Silver
Illustrated by:
Suharu Ogawa
ISBN: 9781459830912
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Granny Came Here on the Empire Windrush

Granny Came Here on the Empire Windrush

By: Patrice Lawrence
Illustrated by:
Camilla Sucre
ISBN: 9798887770338
Nonfiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Gunhild, Volume 1

Gunhild, Volume 1

By: Fred Tornager
Illustrated by:
Fred Tornager
ISBN: 9780760381915
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Happy

Happy

By: Miles van Hout
ISBN: 9781772782875
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Hop Vroom Skitter

Hop Vroom Skitter

By: Debi Novotny
Illustrated by:
Jess Rose
ISBN: 9781958302279
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
How Plants Talk

How Plants Talk

By: Helena Harastova
Illustrated by:
Linh Dao
ISBN: 9788000068114
Nonfiction, 4-6, How-to / Activity
 
How the Sea Came to Be (And All the Creatures In It)

How the Sea Came to Be (And All the Creatures In It)

By: Jennifer Berne
Illustrated by:
Amanda Hall
ISBN: 9780802854780
Nonfiction, 7-12, Poetry
 
How to Write a Poem

How to Write a Poem

By: Kwame Alexander
Illustrated by:
Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9780063060906
Fiction, 4-6, How-to / Activity
 
I Am Mine Alone

I Am Mine Alone

By: Raquel Díaz Reguera
ISBN: 9788419253590
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
I Kick And I Fly

I Kick And I Fly

By: Ruchira Gupta
ISBN: 9781338825091
Fiction, Teen, Mental/Physical Health
 
In My Dreams

In My Dreams

By: Effie Lada
Illustrated by:
Effie Lada
ISBN: 9781605378657
Fiction, 7-12, Poetry
 
Jitterbug

Jitterbug

By: Kai Lüftner
Illustrated by:
Wiebke Rauers
ISBN: 9780735844995
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Ketanji Brown Jackson: A Justice For All

Ketanji Brown Jackson

By: Tami Charles
Illustrated by:
Jemma Skidmore
ISBN: 9781665935265
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Ketchup On My Sundae

Ketchup On My Sundae

By: Nelleke Verhoeff
Illustrated by:
Nelleke Verhoeff
ISBN: 9781646868490
Fiction, 0-3, Humor
 
Light Speaks

Light Speaks

By: Christine Layton
Illustrated by:
Luciana Navarro Powell
ISBN: 9780884489245
Fiction, 4-6, Science
 
Looking for Happy

Looking for Happy

By: Ty Chapman
Illustrated by:
Keenon Ferrell
ISBN: 9781506483542
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Lost and Found: A Heart of the City Collection

Lost and Found

By: Steenz
ISBN: 9781524879303
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
Magical History Tour 12: The Samurai

Magical History Tour 12

By: Fabrice Erre
Illustrated by:
Sylvain Savoia
ISBN: 9781545810347
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Mermaid and Pirate

Mermaid and Pirate

By: Tracey Baptiste
Illustrated by:
Leisl Adams
ISBN: 9781643750774
Fiction, 4-6, Fantasy
 
Miss Irwin

Miss Irwin

By: Allen Say
ISBN: 9781338300406
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Money Out Loud

Money Out Loud

By: Berna Anat
Illustrated by:
Monique Sterling
ISBN: 9780063067363
Nonfiction, Teen, Math
 
My Mom is a Lioness

My Mom is a Lioness

By: Swapna Haddow
Illustrated by:
Dapo Adeola
ISBN: 9781636550633
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Our World: India

Our World

By: Meera Sriram
Illustrated by:
Neethi
ISBN: 9781646866281
Fiction, 0-3, Background / Culture
 
Peng’s Vase: A Chinese Folktale

Peng’s Vase

By: Angus & Michael Yuen-Killick
Illustrated by:
Paolo Prioietti
ISBN: 9781636550466
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Petite Mouse Takes a Nap

Petite Mouse Takes a Nap

By: Karin Argoud
ISBN: 9781641707923
Fiction, 0-3, Animals
 
Polly Sumner- Witness to the Boston Tea Party

Polly Sumner- Witness to the Boston Tea Party

By: Richard C Wiggin
Illustrated by:
Keith Favazza
ISBN: 9781958302200
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Poppy through the Paintings

Poppy through the Paintings

By: Julie Lucht
Illustrated by:
Dan McGeehan
ISBN: 9781612545905
Fiction, 7-12, Music / Art
 
Promises Stronger Than Darkness

Promises Stronger Than Darkness

By: Charlie Jane Anders
ISBN: 9781250317506
Fiction, Teen, Series
 
Reading Time

Reading Time

By: Mama Makes Books
ISBN: 9781636550688
Fiction, 0-3, Series
 
Ruby the Rambunctious

Ruby the Rambunctious

By: José Carlos Andrés
Illustrated by:
Lucía Serrano
ISBN: 9788418599989
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
School Trip

School Trip

By: Jerry Craft
Illustrated by:
Jerry Craft
ISBN: 9780062885531
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
Sherlock Holmes– The Final Problem

Sherlock Holmes– The Final Problem

By: Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrated by:
Hannes Binder
ISBN: 9780735844889
Fiction, 7-12, Mystery / Thriller
 
Smurf Tales Vol. 7

Smurf Tales Vol. 7

By: Peyo
Illustrated by:
Peyo
ISBN: 9781545810309
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Squirrel Has Trouble Saying No

Squirrel Has Trouble Saying No

By: Susanna Isern
Illustrated by:
Leire Salaberria
ISBN: 9788419253194
Fiction, 4-6, How-to / Activity
 
The Alien Next Door 10: The Surprise Sleepover

The Alien Next Door 10

By: A.I. Newton
Illustrated by:
Alan Brown
ISBN: 9781499813661
Fiction, 7-12, Humor
 
The Astronaut’s Guide to Leaving the Planet

The Astronaut’s Guide to Leaving the Planet

By: Terry Virts
ISBN: 9781523514564
Nonfiction, 7-12, How-to / Acitivity
 
The Counterclockwise Heart

The Counterclockwise Heart

By: Brian Farrey
ISBN: 9781643753522
Fiction, 7-12, Mystery / Thriller
 
The Forest Keeper–The true story of Jadav Payeng

The Forest Keeper–The true story of Jadav Payeng

By: Rina Singh
Illustrated by:
Ishita Jain
ISBN: 9780735845053
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
The Good Guys Agency: Sweet Like Milton Hershey

The Good Guys Agency

By: Nick Esposito
Illustrated by:
Ricardo Tokumoto
ISBN: 9781638190820
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The Honey Jar

The Honey Jar

By: Joan Schoettler
ISBN: 9781638191544
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
The Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe

The Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe

By: Edited by Ryan G. Van Cleave
ISBN: 9781638191469
Fiction, 7-12, Poetry
 
The Language of Plants

The Language of Plants

By: Helena Harastova
Illustrated by:
Darya Beklemesheva
ISBN: 9788000067971
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
The Mystery of the Painted Fan

The Mystery of the Painted Fan

By: Linda Trinh
Illustrated by:
Clayton Nguyen
ISBN: 9781773217710
Fiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
The Notorious Scarlett And Browne

The Notorious Scarlett And Browne

By: Jonathan Stroud
ISBN: 9780593430408
Fiction, Teen, Fantasy
 
The Perfect Sushi

The Perfect Sushi

By: Emily Satoko Seo
Illustrated by:
Mique Moriuchi
ISBN: 9781646868377
Fiction, 4-6, How-to / Activity
 
The Postcard Project

The Postcard Project

By: Maggie Lauren Brown
Illustrated by:
Asma Enayeh
ISBN: 9781506486925
Fiction, 4-6, Coming of Age
 
The Secret Pocket

The Secret Pocket

By: Peggy Janicki
Illustrated by:
Carrielynn Victor
ISBN: 9781459833722
Nonfiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

By: Martha Brockenbrough
ISBN: 9781338818581
Fiction, 7-12, Mystery / Thriller
 
Todo lo Posible

Todo lo Posible

By: Fred Small
Illustrated by:
Alison Brown
ISBN: 9798887770239
Fiction, 4-6, Music / Art
 
Truck Drivers and What They Do

Truck Drivers and What They Do

By: Liesbet Slegers
Illustrated by:
Liesbet Slegers
ISBN: 9781605378602
Nonfiction, 4-6, Series
 
Tyson, el pequeñito / Too-Small Tyson

Tyson, el pequeñito / Too-Small Tyson

By: JaNay Brown-Wood
Illustrated by:
Anastasia Magloire Williams
ISBN: 9781623542153
Fiction, 4-6, Spanish
 
Unicorn Island: Beyond the Portal

Unicorn Island

By: Donna Galanti
Illustrated by:
Bethany Stancliffe
ISBN: 9781524878702
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Versatile Vertebrates

Versatile Vertebrates

By: Tom Velcovsky, Marie Kotasova Adamkova
Illustrated by:
Babora Idesova
ISBN: 9788000067995
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Walking Together

Walking Together

By: Elder Dr. Albert D. Marshall & Louise Zimanyi
Illustrated by:
Emily Kewageshig
ISBN: 9781773217765
Nonfiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Walter The Wonder Snail

Walter The Wonder Snail

By: Neil Clark
Illustrated by:
Neil Clark
ISBN: 9780711276826
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
What It Cost Us: Stories of Pandemic & Protest in DC

What It Cost Us

By: The Young Authors of Shout Mouse Press
ISBN: 9781950807550
Fiction, Teen, Contemporary
 
Wind: Discovering Air in Motion

Wind

By: Olga Fadeeva
ISBN: 9780802855992
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Winnie Zeng Vanquishes A King

Winnie Zeng Vanquishes A King

By: Katie Zhao
ISBN: 9780593426616
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Wizkit

Wizkit

By: Tanya J. Scott
Illustrated by:
Tanya J. Scott
ISBN: 9781665900829
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
World’s Worst Time Machine

World’s Worst Time Machine

By: Dustin Brady
Illustrated by:
Dave Bardin
ISBN: 9781524877088
Fiction, 7-12, Humor
 
Young, Gifted, and Black Too

Young, Gifted, and Black Too

By: Jamia Wilson
Illustrated by:
Andrea Pippins
ISBN: 9780711277021
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
The Hole Story

The Hole Story

By: Kelly Canby
Illustrated by:
Kelly Canby
ISBN: 9781595729392
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
The Moon is a Ball: Stories of Panda and Squirrel

The Moon is a Ball

By: Ed Franck
Illustrated by:
Thé Tjong-Khing
ISBN: 9781776574933
Fiction, 7-12, Animals
 
What’s That Jack?

What’s That Jack?

By: Cedric Ramadier
Illustrated by:
Vincent Bourgeau
ISBN: 9781776575008
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Arletis, abuelo y el mensaje en la botella

Arletis, abuelo y el mensaje en la botella

By: Lea Aschkenas
Illustrated by:
Cornelius Van Wright, Ying-Hwa Hu
ISBN: 9781595729729
7-12, Background / Culture, Diversity, Fiction, Picture Book, Spanish
 
My Elephant is Blue

My Elephant is Blue

By: Melinda Szymanik
Illustrated by:
Vasanti Unka
ISBN: 9781947888418
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Tiny Fox and Wild Boar Book Three: Dawn

Tiny Fox and Wild Boar Book Three

By:  Berenika Kolomycka
ISBN: 9781637152058
Fiction, 7-12, Humor
 
Humphrey the Egg-Splorer

Humphrey the Egg-Splorer

By: Nadia Ali
Illustrated by:
Valenti Gubianas
ISBN: 9781953458575
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Lights On!: Glow-in-the-Dark Deep Ocean Creatures

Lights On!

By: Donna B. McKinney
Illustrated by:
Daniella Ferretti
ISBN: 9781953458476
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
My Dog Is NOT a Scientist

My Dog Is NOT a Scientist

By: Betsy Ellor
Illustrated by:
Luisa Vera
ISBN: 9781953458469
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
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