May 2022

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

 
100 First Words for Little New Yorkers

100 First Words for Little New Yorkers

By: Ashley McPhee
Illustrated by:
Patrick Gray
ISBN: 9781641705684
Nonfiction, 0-3, Background / Culture
 
Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians

Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians

By: Brandon Sanderson
ISBN: 9780765378958
Fiction, 7-12, Fantasy
 
Algo Le Pasó a Mi Papá: Una Historia Sobre Inmigración y la Separación Familiar

Algo Le Pasó a Mi Papá

By: Ann Hazzard, PhD, ABPP, and Vivianne Aponte Rivera, MD
Illustrated by:
Gloria Félix
ISBN: 978433839504
Fiction, 4-6, Spanish
 
Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome

Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome

By: Kat Zhang
Illustrated by:
Charlene Chua
ISBN: 9781534497351
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Animal Allies: 15 Amazing Women In Wildlife Research

Animal Allies

By: Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan
ISBN: 9781641606233
Nonfiction, Teen, Diversity
 
Answers In the Pages

Answers In the Pages

By: David Levithan
ISBN: 9780593484685
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
Arithmechicks Take a Calculation Vacation

Arithmechicks Take a Calculation Vacation

By: Ann Marie Stephens
Illustrated by:
Jia Liu
ISBN: 9781635925289
Fiction, 4-6, Math
 
Ashur’s Tears

Ashur’s Tears

By: Bill Riley
Illustrated by:
Brian Call
ISBN: 9781612545349
Fiction, 7-12, Fantasy
 
Bernice Sandler and the Fight for Title Ix

Bernice Sandler and the Fight for Title Ix

By: Jen Barton
Illustrated by:
Sarah Green
ISBN: 9781433839467
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Better Connected: How Girls Are Using Social Media for Good

Better Connected

By: Julia Kyi & Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Illustrated by:
Vivian Rosas
ISBN: 9781459828575
Nonfiction, 7–12, Mental/Physical Health
 
Bubbles

Bubbles

By: Mark Huffman
Illustrated by:
Dawn Davidson
ISBN: 9781612543635
Fiction, 4-6, Poetry
 
Burn Down, Rise Up

Burn Down, Rise Up

By: Vincent Tirado
ISBN: 9781728246000
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Caprice

Caprice

By: Coe Booth
ISBN: 9780545933346
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Casagrandes Volume 3

Casagrandes Volume 3

By: The Casagrandes Creative Team
Illustrated by:
The Casagrandes Creative Team
ISBN: 9781545809112
Fiction, 7-12, Series
 
Cat Ninja: Wanted

Cat Ninja

By: Matthew Cody, Colleen AF Venable, Marcie Colleen
Illustrated by:
Chad Thomas, Derek Laufman, Warren Wucinich
ISBN: 9781524875107
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Celia Planted a Garden

Celia Planted a Garden

By: Phyllis Root; Gary D. Schmidt
Illustrated by:
Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9781536204292
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Claudia’s Dream

Claudia’s Dream

By: Marta Morros
Illustrated by:
Simona Mulazzani
ISBN: 9788418599323
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Dig Here

Dig Here

By: Miles, David
Illustrated by:
Zakharova, Olga
ISBN: 9781638190844
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
El Mundo Era Nuestro

El Mundo Era Nuestro

By: Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrated by:
Leo Espinosa
ISBN: 9780593530191
Fiction, 4-6, Spanish
 
Family of Liars

Family of Liars

By: E. Lockhart
ISBN: 9780593485859
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
Flip, Flop, to the Beach We Go

Flip, Flop, to the Beach We Go

By: Ellen DeLange
Illustrated by:
Anna Lindsten
ISBN: 9781605377162
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Fox Tells a Lie

Fox Tells a Lie

By: Susanna Isern
Illustrated by:
Leire Salaberria
ISBN: 9788418599255
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Francis Discovers Possible

Francis Discovers Possible

By: Ashlee Latimer
Illustrated by:
Shahrzad Maydani
ISBN: 9781419749100
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Free Kid to a Good Home

Free Kid to a Good Home

By: Hiroshi Ito
Illustrated by:
Hiroshi Ito
ISBN: 9781776574421
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Fuzzy Baseball 3 in 1 Volume 1

Fuzzy Baseball 3 in 1 Volume 1

By: John Steven Gurney
Illustrated by:
John Steven Gurney
ISBN: 9781545809051
Fiction, 7-12, Series
 
Gillbert 2 in 1 Volume 1

Gillbert 2 in 1 Volume 1

By: Art Baltazar
Illustrated by:
Art Baltazar
ISBN: 9781545809044
Fiction, 7-12, Series
 
Goodnight Lagoon

Goodnight Lagoon

By: Lisa Ann Scott
Illustrated by:
Paco Sordo
ISBN: 9781499813838
Fiction, 0-3, Poetry
 
Harvey Takes the Lead

Harvey Takes the Lead

By: Colleen Nelson
Illustrated by:
Tara Anderson
ISBN: 9781772782400
Fiction, 7-12, Animals
 
Here and Queer

Here and Queer

By: Rowan Ellis
Illustrated by:
Jacky Sheridan
ISBN: 9780711264755
Nonfiction, Teen, LGBTQIA+
 
How to Speak Animal

How to Speak Animal

By: Mattice, Lindy
ISBN: 9781638190431
Nonfiction, 7-12, Animals
 
How to Teach Grownups About Pluto

How to Teach Grownups About Pluto

By: Dean Regas
Illustrated by:
Aaron Blecha
ISBN: 9781913750510
Nonfiction, 7-12, Humor
 
Hummingbird Heart

Hummingbird Heart

By: Travis Dandro
Illustrated by:
Travis Dandro
ISBN: 9781770465626
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
I Am Able to Shine

I Am Able to Shine

By: Korey Watari
Illustrated by:
Mike Wu
ISBN: 9781542031530
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
I’m Not Missing

I’m Not Missing

By: Kashelle Gourley
Illustrated by:
Skylar Hogan
ISBN: 9781499812640
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
In the Lonely Backwater

In the Lonely Backwater

By: Valerie Nieman
ISBN: 9781646031795
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
Jobs of the Future: Imaginative Careers for Forward-thinking Kids

Jobs of the Future

By: Sofia E. Rossi & Carlo Canepa
Illustrated by:
Luca Poli
ISBN: 9781524870959
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Jonny Lambert’s Bear and Bird: Lend a Helping Hand

Jonny Lambert’s Bear and Bird

By: Jonny Lambert
ISBN: 9780744050042
Fiction, 0-3, Mental/Physical Health
 
Journey to the Parallels

Journey to the Parallels

By: Marcie Roman
ISBN: 9781646032181
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Katy on Broadway

Katy on Broadway

By: Ella English
Illustrated by:
Ella English
ISBN: 9781944644215
Fiction, 4-6, Music / Art
 
Kesar and the Lullaby Birds

Kesar and the Lullaby Birds

By: Aditi Oza
Illustrated by:
Debasmita Dasgupta
ISBN: 9781949528862
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Kisses for Jet

Kisses for Jet

By: Joris Bas Backer
Illustrated by:
Joris Bas Backer
ISBN: 9781913123031
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Letters to Ammi

Letters to Ammi

By: Aftab Yusuf Shaikh
Illustrated by:
Adrija Ghosh & Soumitra Ranad
ISBN: 9788193388938
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Life in Hot Water: Wildlife at the Bottom of the Ocean

Life in Hot Water

By: Mary Batten
Illustrated by:
Thomas Gonzalez
ISBN: 9781682631522
Nonfiction, 7-12, Animals
 
Lines of Courage

Lines of Courage

By: Jennifer A. Nielsen
ISBN: 9781338620931
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Lisette’s Lie

Lisette’s Lie

By: Catharina Valckx
Illustrated by:
Catharina Valckx
ISBN: 9781776574407
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good

Loki

By: Louie Stowell
Illustrated by:
Louie Stowell
ISBN: 9781536223279
Fiction, 7-12, Folklore / Fairytales / Myths
 
Love Radio

Love Radio

By: Ebony LaDelle
ISBN: 9781665908153
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
Luli and the Language of Tea

Luli and the Language of Tea

By: Andrea Wang
Illustrated by:
Hyewon Yum
ISBN: 9780823446148
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses

Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses

By: Kristen O'Neal
ISBN: 9781683693079
Fiction, Teen, Coming of Age
 
Map of You

Map of You

By: Sophie Williams
Illustrated by:
Sophie Williams
ISBN: 9781800660151
Nonfiction, 7-12, Mental/Physical Health
 
Miss Quinces: A Graphic Novel

Miss Quinces

By: Kat Fajardo
ISBN: 9781338535594
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
Monsters in the Mist

Monsters in the Mist

By: Juliana Brandt
ISBN: 9781728245447
Fiction, 7-12, Horror
 
Most Perfect You

Most Perfect You

By: Jazmyn Simon;
Illustrated by:
Tamisha Anthony
ISBN: 9780593426944
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
My Life at the Bottom: The Story of a Lonesome Axolotl

My Life at the Bottom

By: Linda Bondestam
Illustrated by:
Linda Bondestam
ISBN: 9781632061386
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
My Mechanical Romance

My Mechanical Romance

By: Alexene Farol Follmuth
ISBN: 9780823450107
Fiction, Teen, Diversity
 
Peacock Is a Little Shy

Peacock Is a Little Shy

By: Jin Xiaoyu
Illustrated by:
Leying Li
ISBN: 9781605376554
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Piggie Bear’s Power of Happiness

Piggie Bear’s Power of Happiness

By: Mara James
Illustrated by:
Matthew Mew
ISBN: 9781612545592
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Play It! Jazz and Folk Songs

Play It! Jazz and Folk Songs

By: Jennifer Kemmeter; Antimo Marrone
ISBN: 9781513128788
Nonfiction, 7-12, Music / Art
 
Quiet, Please?

Quiet, Please?

By: Russ Willms
Illustrated by:
Russ Willms
ISBN: 9781459826021
Fiction, 4–6, Action / Adventure
 
Shy and Mighty

Shy and Mighty

By: Nadia Finer
ISBN: 9780744056518
Nonfiction, 7 -12, Mental/Physical Health
 
Smile Out Loud

Smile Out Loud

By: Joseph Coelho
Illustrated by:
Daniel Gray-Barnett
ISBN: 9780711271814
Ficiton, 4-6, Poetry
 
Sorceline

Sorceline

By: Sylvia Douyé
Illustrated by:
Paola Antista
ISBN: 9781524871314
Fiction, 7-12, Mystery / Thriller
 
Speak Out, Leonard!

Speak Out, Leonard!

By: Jessie James
Illustrated by:
Tamara Anegon
ISBN: 9780744050035
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
The Comet

The Comet

By: Joe Todd-Stanton
Illustrated by:
Joe Todd-Stanton
ISBN: 9781838740658
Fiction, 4-6, Imagination / Play
 
The Ghosts of Rose Hill

The Ghosts of Rose Hill

By: R. M. Romero
ISBN: 9781682633380
Fiction, Teen, Poetry
 
The Homework

The Homework

By: Ashwin Guha
Illustrated by:
Vaibhay Kumaresh
ISBN: 9788194407126
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
The Impossible Destiny of Cutie Grackle

The Impossible Destiny of Cutie Grackle

By: Shawn K. Stout
ISBN: 9781682633205
Fiction, 7-12, Fantasy
 
The Juneteenth Story

The Juneteenth Story

By: Alliah Agostini
Illustrated by:
Sawyer Cloud
ISBN: 9780760375143
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
The Many Half-lived Lives of Sam Sylvester

The Many Half-lived Lives of Sam Sylvester

By: Maya MacGregor
ISBN: 9781635923599
Fiction, Teen, LGBTQIA+
 
The Mermaid and the Ice Cube Necklace

The Mermaid and the Ice Cube Necklace

By: Lois Wickstrom
Illustrated by:
Ada Konewki
ISBN: 9781954519282
Ficiton, 4-6, Science
 
The Mind Reading Hat

The Mind Reading Hat

By: Lois Wickstrom
Illustrated by:
Nicolás Milano
ISBN: 9781954519398
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
The Perfect Split

The Perfect Split

By: Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by:
Deborah Melmon
ISBN: 9781635925777
Fiction, 4-6, Math
 
The Queen of Kindergarten

The Queen of Kindergarten

By: Derrick Barnes
Illustrated by:
Vanessa Brantley-Newton
ISBN: 9780593111420
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
The Race Across Anaconda Swamp

The Race Across Anaconda Swamp

By: Sharon Duke Estroff; Joel Ross
Illustrated by:
Mónica de Rivas
ISBN: 9781513128702
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The Road to After

The Road to After

By: Rebekah Lowell
ISBN: 9780593109618
Fiction, 7-12, Mental/Physical Health
 
The Sweetest Scoop: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Revolution

The Sweetest Scoop

By: Lisa Robinson
Illustrated by:
Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781419748035
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

By: Dina Nayeri
Illustrated by:
Anna Bosch Miralpeix
ISBN: 9781536213621
Nonfiction, Teen, Background / Culture
 
This Is Not the Real World

This Is Not the Real World

By: Anna Carey
ISBN: 9781683692812
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
This Will Pass

This Will Pass

By: Donnini, J.
Illustrated by:
Scriven, Luke
ISBN: 9781638190899
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Time For a Bath!

Time For a Bath!

By: Yun Feng
Illustrated by:
Ziying Jiang
ISBN: 9781605376578
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Uncle John’s City Garden

Uncle John’s City Garden

By: Bernette Ford
Illustrated by:
Frank Morrison
ISBN: 9780823447862
Fiction, 4-6, Biography / Memoir
 
Wake, Sleepy One: California Poppies and the Super Bloom

Wake, Sleepy One

By: Lisa Kerr
Illustrated by:
Lisa Powell Braun
ISBN: 9781513128689
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
What Is Climate Change?

What Is Climate Change?

By: Lonnie MF Allen
Illustrated by:
Lonnie MF Allen
Nonfiction, 7-12, Concepts
 
Where Are You, Little Pig?

Where Are You, Little Pig?

By: Margarita Del Mazo
Illustrated by:
Laure du Fay
ISBN: 9788418599521
Fiction, 0-3, Animals
 
Whistling For Angela

Whistling For Angela

By: Robin Heald
Illustrated by:
Peggy Collins
ISBN: 9781772782455
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Who’s Looking: How Animals See the World

Who’s Looking

By: Carol Matas
Illustrated by:
Cornelia Li
ISBN: 9781459826762
Nonfiction, 4–6, Science
 
Why, Daddy, Why?

Why, Daddy, Why?

By: Tamara Girardi
Illustrated by:
Nichola Cowdery
ISBN: 9781641706612
Fiction, 0-3, Animals
 
Wildseed Witch (Book 1)

Wildseed Witch (Book 1)

By: Marti Dumas
ISBN: 9781419755613
Fiction, 7-12, Fantasy
 
You Can’t Please Everyone

You Can’t Please Everyone

By: Ellen Flanagan Burns
Illustrated by:
Tracy Bishop
ISBN: 9781433839245
Fiction, 7-12, Mental/Physical Health
 
You Make My Heart Go Vroom!

You Make My Heart Go Vroom!

By: Rose Rossner
Illustrated by:
Kathryn Selbert
ISBN: 9781728249438
Fiction, 0-3, Romance
 
Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor

Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor

By: Xiran Jay Zhao
ISBN: 9781665900706
Fiction, 7-12, Fantasy
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