May 2023

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

 
123 Who Comes Next?

123 Who Comes Next?

By: Amy Matsushita-Beal
Illustrated by:
Amy Matsushita-Beal
ISBN: 9781595729545
Fiction, 0-3, Humor
 
A Dive Into the Blue

A Dive Into the Blue

By: Ellie Huynh
Illustrated by:
Bao Luu
ISBN: 9781506486345
Fiction, 4-6, Coming of Age
 
A Flower is a Friend

A Flower is a Friend

By: Frieda Wishinsky
Illustrated by:
Karen Patkau
ISBN: 9781772782806
Fiction, 7-12, Animals
 
A Monster for Meg

A Monster for Meg

By: Lois Wickstrom
Illustrated by:
Nicolas Milano
ISBN: 9781954519664
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
A New Day for Umwell the Gray

A New Day for Umwell the Gray

By: Nathaniel Jenks
Illustrated by:
Rebecca Evans
ISBN: 9780884489443
Fiction, 7-12, Mental/Physical Health
 
A Pizza My Heart

A Pizza My Heart

By: Steph Stillwell
ISBN: 9781499814057
Fiction, 0-3, Contemporary
 
Ab(solutely) Normal: Short Stories That Smash Mental Health Stereotypes

Ab(solutely) Normal

By: edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter, Rocky Callen
ISBN: 9781536224146
Fiction, Teen, Mental / Physical Health
 
Alice the Cat

Alice the Cat

By: Tim Cummings
ISBN: 9781646033522
Fiction, 7-12, Mystery / Thriller
 
America Redux: Visual Stories from Our Dynamic History

America Redux

By: Ariel Aberg-Riger
Illustrated by:
Ariel Aberg-Riger
ISBN: 9780063057531
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Âmî Osâwâpikones (Dear Dandelion)

Âmî Osâwâpikones (Dear Dandelion)

By: SJ Okemow
Illustrated by:
SJ Okemow
ISBN: 9781773217406
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Any Body: A Comic Compendium of Important Facts and Feelings About Our Bodies

Any Body

By: Katharina Von Der Gathen
Illustrated by:
Anke Kuhl
ISBN: 9781776575466
Nonfiction, 7-12, Mental / Physical Health
 
Araña and Spider-Man 2099: Dark Tomorrow

Araña and Spider-Man 2099

By: Alex Segura
ISBN: 9781368079006
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
Arithmechicks Find Their Place

Arithmechicks Find Their Place

By: Ann Marie Stephens
Illustrated by:
Jia Liu
ISBN: 9781635925975
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Awake, Asleep

Awake, Asleep

By: Kyle Lukoff
Illustrated by:
Nadia Alam
ISBN: 9781338776218
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
Bath Time Physics

Bath Time Physics

By: WonderLab Group, LLC; Jill Esbaum
ISBN: 9781536229653
Nonfiction, 0-3, Humor
 
Black History Journeys with Henry: Icons in Medicine

Black History Journeys with Henry

By: Christen Brown
Illustrated by:
Tim Furlow
ISBN: 9781735292250
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
Breaking News: Why Media Matters

Breaking News

By: Raina Delisle
Illustrated by:
Julie McLaughlin
ISBN: 9781459836564
Nonfiction, 7-12, Series
 
Bug Sandwich

Bug Sandwich

By: Brady Smith
Illustrated by:
Brady Smith
ISBN: 9780593461747
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Cheese Fest!

Cheese Fest!

By: Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by:
Deborah Melmon
ISBN: 9781662670060
Fiction, 4-6, Series
 
Come Back to Me: A Bedtime Story for Sleepy Eyes

Come Back to Me

By: r.h. Sin
Illustrated by:
Janie Secker
ISBN: 9781524874612
Fiction, 0-3, Poetry
 
Creature from the Woods

Creature from the Woods

By: Megan Alms
Illustrated by:
Fabrizio di Baldo
ISBN: 9781641707404
Fiction, 0-3, Animals
 
Dándole de comer a los patitos con Lily y Milo

Dándole de comer a los patitos con Lily y Milo

By: Pauline Oud
Illustrated by:
Pauline Oud
ISBN: 9781605379401
Fiction, 0-3, Spanish
 
Dash & the Fibonacci Fungus

Dash & the Fibonacci Fungus

By: Seth Daugherty
Illustrated by:
Adam Maguire
ISBN: 9781958302460
Fiction, 7-12, Mystery / Thriller
 
Dragon Games #1: The Thunder Egg

Dragon Games #1

By: Maddy Mara
ISBN: 9781338851946
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Duck, Duck, Tiger

Duck, Duck, Tiger

By: Brittany R. Jacobs
Illustrated by:
Brittany R. Jacobs
ISBN: 9781506487434
Fiction, 4-6, LGBTQIA+
 
Earth’s Incredible Places: Amazon River

Earth’s Incredible Places

By: Sangma Francis
Illustrated by:
Rômolo D'Hipólito
ISBN: 9781838748692
Nonfiction, 7-12, Series
 
Ellie Engle Saves Herself

Ellie Engle Saves Herself

By: Leah Johson
ISBN: 9781368085557
Fiction, 7-12, Prose, LGBTQIA+
 
Epic Ellisons: Cosmos Camp

Epic Ellisons

By: Lamar Giles
Illustrated by:
Morgan Bissant
ISBN: 9780358423379
Fiction, 7-12, Contemporary
 
Escape From… The 1916 Shark Attacks

Escape From… The 1916 Shark Attacks

By: Mary Kay Carson
Illustrated by:
Shen Fei
ISBN: 9781499811711
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Evolution Under Pressure: How We Change Nature and How Nature Changes Us

Evolution Under Pressure

By: Yolanda Ridge
Illustrated by:
Dane Thibeault
ISBN: 9781773217512
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
Food for Hope

Food for Hope

By: Jeff Gottesfeld
Illustrated by:
Michelle Laurentia Agatha
ISBN: 9781954354241
Nonfiction, 7-12, How-to / Activity
 
Food for the Future: Sustainable Farms Around the World

Food for the Future

By: Mia Wenjen
Illustrated by:
Robert Sae-Heng
ISBN: 9781646868391
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
Funny Bugs

Funny Bugs

By: Paul Mason
Illustrated by:
Tony De Saulles
ISBN: 9781684646043
Nonfiction, 7-12, Animals
 
Harvest House

Harvest House

By: Cynthia Leitich Smith
ISBN: 9781536218602
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
Hay una Vaca en mi Cama

Hay una Vaca en mi Cama

By: Daniel Fehr
Illustrated by:
Jorge Martin
ISBN: 9788418599613
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Her Eyes on the Stars: Maria Mitchell, Astronomer

Her Eyes on the Stars

By: Laurie Wallmark
Illustrated by:
Liz Wong
ISBN: 9781954354135
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Holly’s Hollyhocks Around The World

Holly’s Hollyhocks Around The World

By: Marsha Jackson
Illustrated by:
Sheena Whatcott
ISBN: 9781958302613
Fiction, 7-12, How-to / Activity
 
How Do You Feel?

How Do You Feel?

By: Kathrin Schärer
Illustrated by:
Kathrin Schärer
ISBN: 9781684646975
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
How Kids Play Around the World

How Kids Play Around the World

By: Stepanka Sekaninova
Illustrated by:
Michaela Bergannova
ISBN: 9788000067957
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
How to Count to ONE: (And Don’t Even Think About Bigger Numbers!)

How to Count to ONE

By: Caspar Salmon
Illustrated by:
Matt Hunt
ISBN: 9798887770246
Fiction, 4-6, Math
 
I Am Made of Mountains

I Am Made of Mountains

By: Alexandra S.D. Hinrichs
Illustrated by:
Vivian Mineker
ISBN: 9781623542603
Nonfiction, 4-6, History
 
I Can Be Kind

I Can Be Kind

By: Kathryn Jewitt
Illustrated by:
Ailie Busby
ISBN: 9781684645527
Nonfiction, 0-3, Diversity
 
I Have Something to Tell You – For Young Adults

I Have Something to Tell You – For Young Adults

By: Chasten Buttigieg
ISBN: 9781665904377
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
I Like Me Better

I Like Me Better

By: Robby Weber
ISBN: 9781335453648
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
It’s Not Bragging If It’s True

It’s Not Bragging If It’s True

By: Zaila Avant-garde, Marti Dumas
ISBN: 9780593568996
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters Vol. 3

Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters Vol. 3

By: Chris Samnee, Laura Samnee
Illustrated by:
Chris Samnee
ISBN: 9781637150894
Fiction, 7-12, Series
 
Knee Deep Book One

Knee Deep Book One

By: Joe Flood
Illustrated by:
Joe Flood
ISBN: 9781620109380
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Let’s Build a Dam!

Let’s Build a Dam!

By: Daniel Fehr
Illustrated by:
Mariachiara Di Giorgio
ISBN: 9780735845015
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Little Person

Little Person

By: Luis Amavisca
Illustrated by:
Anna Font
ISBN: 9788419253323
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
Lo & Behold

Lo & Behold

By: Wendy Mass
Illustrated by:
Gabi Mendez
ISBN: 9780593179635
Fiction, Teen, Coming of Age
 
Look, it’s Roar Roar Lion

Look, it’s Roar Roar Lion

By: Camilla Reid
Illustrated by:
Clare Youngs
ISBN: 9798887770024
Fiction, 0-3, Series
 
Margo Zimmerman Gets the Girl

Margo Zimmerman Gets the Girl

By: Brianna R. Shrum and Sara Waxelbaum
ISBN: 9781335453655
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
Marie Curie

Marie Curie

By: Peter Nys
Illustrated by:
Conz
ISBN: 9781605378596
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography / Memoir
 
Missing You

Missing You

By: Phellip Willian
Illustrated by:
Melissa Garabeli
ISBN: 9781637152072
Fiction, 7-12, Mental/Physical Health
 
Mole and Tell

Mole and Tell

By: Catherine Payne and John Payne II
Illustrated by:
Elisa Rocchi
ISBN: 9781958629116
Fiction, 7-12, Science
 
Mom’s Hugs and Kisses

Mom’s Hugs and Kisses

By: Christophe Loupy
Illustrated by:
Eve Tharlet
ISBN: 9780735845145
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Monster Support Group: The Werewolf’s Tale

Monster Support Group

By: Laura Suárez
Illustrated by:
Laura Suárez
ISBN: 9781838740894
Fiction, 7-12, Fantasy
 
my culture is not a costume

my culture is not a costume

By: Stirred Stories
Illustrated by:
Suwin Chan
ISBN: 9781735292267
Nonfiction, Teen, Poetry
 
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2024

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2024

By: NGK
ISBN: 9781426373879
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Ning and the Night Spirits

Ning and the Night Spirits

By: Adriena Fong
Illustrated by:
Adriena Fong
ISBN: 9781913123161
Fiction, 4-6, Diversity
 
Nomads: Life on the Move

Nomads

By: Ziggy Hanaor
Illustrated by:
Kinchoi Lam
ISBN: 9781800660328
Nonfiction, 7-12, Diversity
 
Norton and the Borrowing Bear

Norton and the Borrowing Bear

By: Gabriel Evans
Illustrated by:
Gabriel Evans
ISBN: 9781922610553
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Not A Monster

Not A Monster

By: Claudia Guadalupe Martinez
Illustrated by:
Laura González
ISBN: 9781623543037
Nonfiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
Onyeka and the Rise of the Rebels

Onyeka and the Rise of the Rebels

By: Tolá Okogwu
ISBN: 9781665912648
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Opinions and Opossums

Opinions and Opossums

By: Ann Braden
ISBN: 9781984816092
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
Peculiar Woods: The Ancient Underwater City

Peculiar Woods

By: Andrés Colmenares
ISBN: 9781524879297
Fiction, 7-12, Humor
 
Perfect Presents

Perfect Presents

By: Anke Kuhl
Illustrated by:
Anke Kuhl
ISBN: 9781776574995
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Salma Makes a Home

Salma Makes a Home

By: Danny Ramadan
Illustrated by:
Anna Bron
ISBN: 9781773217611
Fiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
 
Snail Trail

Snail Trail

By: Ziggy Hanaor
Illustrated by:
Christos Kourtoglou
ISBN: 9781800660311
Fiction, 4-6, Mental/Physical Health
 
Sometimes Shy

Sometimes Shy

By: Julie Bliven
Illustrated by:
Dang Khoa Tran
ISBN: 9781506485935
Fiction, 4-6, Coming of Age
 
Soy un Principe

Soy un Principe

By: A.H. Benjamin
Illustrated by:
Alessandro Montagnana
ISBN: 9788419253453
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Taos Pueblo Four Seasons Book 3: Summer

Taos Pueblo Four Seasons Book 3

By: Taos Pueblo Tiwa Language Program
Illustrated by:
Janell Lujan
ISBN: 9781570673696
Nonfiction, 0-3, Background / Culture
 
Taos Pueblo Four Seasons Book 4: Fall

Taos Pueblo Four Seasons Book 4

By: Taos Pueblo Tiwa Language Program
Illustrated by:
Deanna Autumn Leaf Suazo
ISBN: 9781570673917
Nonfiction, 0-3, Background / Culture
 
Tenmile

Tenmile

By: Sandra Dallas
ISBN: 9781534111639
Fiction, 7-12, Historical Fiction
 
The Big Book of Jobs

The Big Book of Jobs

By: Hana Mokrošová, Helena Haraštová, Pavla Hanáčková
Illustrated by:
Elena Pokaleva
ISBN: 9788000067988
Nonfiction, 7-12, How-to / Activity
 
The Circlemaker

The Circlemaker

By: Maxine Rose Schur
Illustrated by:
Polina Solomodenko
ISBN: 9781958302538
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The Cottonwood Sings

The Cottonwood Sings

By: Alfreda Beartrack-Algeo
Illustrated by:
Alfreda Beartrack-Algeo
ISBN: 9780966931716
Fiction, 4-6, Background / Culture
 
The Last One to Fall

The Last One to Fall

By: Gabriella Lepore
ISBN: 9781335915863
Fiction, Teen, Mystery/Thriller
 
The Never-Ending Sweater

The Never-Ending Sweater

By: Erin Welch
Illustrated by:
Dorothy Leung
ISBN: 9781459834736
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
The Origins of Sport

The Origins of Sport

By: Tom Velcovsky, Stepanka Sekaninova
Illustrated by:
Matej Ilcik
ISBN: 9788000067964
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
 
The Remarkable Rescue at Milkweed Meadow

The Remarkable Rescue at Milkweed Meadow

By: Elaine Dimopoulos
Illustrated by:
Doug Salati
ISBN: 9781623543334
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
The STEM Crew Kids Adventures: Building a Balloon-Powered Car

The STEM Crew Kids Adventures

By: Tiffani Teachey
ISBN: 9781735828992
Fiction, 4-6, Science
 
The Unlovable Alina Butt

The Unlovable Alina Butt

By: Ambreen Butt-Hussain
ISBN: 9781459834910
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
The Women Who Built Hollywood

The Women Who Built Hollywood

By: Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN: 9781662680106
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
The Women Who Caught The Babies

The Women Who Caught The Babies

By: Eloise Greenfield
Illustrated by:
Daniel Minter
ISBN: 9781733686556
Fiction, 7-12, History
 
This is NOT a Unicorn!

This is NOT a Unicorn!

By: Barry Timms
Illustrated by:
Ged Adamson
ISBN: 9798887770017
Fiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
 
Tiger Trouble

Tiger Trouble

By: Dan Thompson
ISBN: 9780593486283
Fiction, 4-6, Humor
 
Trees Are Not Just for Birds

Trees Are Not Just for Birds

By: Bonnie Grubman
Illustrated by:
Katrien Benaets
ISBN: 9781605378206
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
Unstoppable: How Bayard Rustin Organized the 1963 March on Washington

Unstoppable

By: Mike Long
Illustrated by:
Bea Jackson
ISBN: 9781499812060
Nonfiction, 4-6, LGBTQIA+
 
Walter Finds His Voice

Walter Finds His Voice

By: Ann Kim Ha
Illustrated by:
Ann Kim Ha
ISBN: 9781636550503
Fiction, 4-6, Animals
 
We Are the Dreams of Our Ancestors

We Are the Dreams of Our Ancestors

By: Wisdom Mawusi, Imani Brown-Ajayi, Mariama Dibba, Dazariah Ellis, Nalah Fearce, Nandi Mawusi, Dr. Artika R Tyner
Illustrated by:
Reyhana Ismail
ISBN: 9781959223252
Nonfiction, 7-12, Poetry
 
We Don’t Swim Here

We Don’t Swim Here

By: Vincent Tirado
ISBN: 9781728250809
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
We’ll Make Things Better Together

We’ll Make Things Better Together

By: Ben Gundersheimer (MISTER G)
Illustrated by:
Dow Phumiruk
ISBN: 9780593110195
Fiction, 4-6, Contemporary
 
Weather Together

Weather Together

By: Jessie Sima
ISBN: 9781665916981
Fiction, 0-3, Mental/Physical Health
 
When Clouds Touch Us

When Clouds Touch Us

By: Thanhhà Lai
ISBN: 9780063047006
Fiction, 7-12, Coming of Age
 
When Everything Went Wrong: 10 Real Stories of Inventors Who Didn’t Give Up!

When Everything Went Wrong

By: Max Temporelli, Barbara Gozzi
Illustrated by:
Agnese Innocente
ISBN: 9781524880422
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Where You See Yourself

Where You See Yourself

By: Claire Forrest
ISBN: 9781338813838
Fiction, Teen, Mental/Physical Health
 
Why We Need Teachers

Why We Need Teachers

By: Gregory E Lang
Illustrated by:
Lisa Alderson
ISBN: 9781728260518
Fiction, 4-6, Series
 
You Need to Chill

You Need to Chill

By: Juno Dawson
Illustrated by:
Laura Hughes
ISBN: 9781728275529
Fiction, 4-6, LGBTQIA+
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