Story Time Special: Join authors Irene Klitzner and Peggy Adams today as we meet Lola and Sean Michael K. – and the tons of fun their books bring. In Klitzner and Adams’ Today is My Birthday and I Have Nothing to Wear! (Attitude Pie, $18.95), it's Lola's birthday, and – oh no! -- she just discovered that her favorite tutu doesn't fit! "When did teeny weeny me get so very, very tall?" she asks. Lola takes us on an adventure through her family's closets in search of the perfect birthday outfit. In Klitzner’s Sean Michael K. Whistles the Wrong Way! (Attitude Pie, $18.95), “Sean had a problem that quickly arose. He mixed up the way that the whistle goes. Instead of out, he whistled in. That's when his troubles began to begin." Join Sean Michael K. on a comical adventure as he learns how to whistle.
"You can't touch me," I whisper. I'm lying, is what I don't tell him. He can touch me, is what I'll never tell him. But things happen when people touch me. Strange things. Bad things." No one knows why Juliette's touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as a weapon. But Juliette has plans of her own. After a lifetime without freedom, she's finally discovering a strength to fight back for the very first time—and to find a future with the one boy she thought she'd lost forever. Discover what happens in this stunning debut, Shatter Me (HarperCollins, $17.99) by Tahereh Mafi.
In Under the Never Sky (HarperCollins, $17.99), her enthralling debut, Veronica Rossi sends readers on an unforgettable adventure set in a world brimming with harshness and beauty. Exiled from her home, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland are slim. If the cannibals don’t get her, the violent, electrified energy storms will. She’s been taught that the very air she breathes can kill her. Then Aria meets an Outsider named Perry. He’s wild—a savage—and her only hope of staying alive. Perry views Aria as sheltered and fragile—everything he would expect from a Dweller. But he needs Aria’s help too; she alone holds the key to his redemption. Their unlikely alliance forges a bond that will determine the fate of all who live under the never sky.