Two new picture books find the charm in their characters’ terrible moods.
Two picture book biographies recount the lives of extraordinary men — one a scoundrel, one an unlikely paragon.
A picture book tells the story of the real bear who inspired A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh.
A graphic novel version of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” brings the story to life for young readers.
A young-adult novel based on the black leader’s early years, co‑written by one of his daughters.
Two books for young adults explore the guilt, anger and overwhelming sadness that follow a teenager’s death.
These works of biography and historical fiction immerse young readers in the 19th- and 20th-century struggles for equal rights.
For two young girls — in the Jim Crow South and on an island in Lake Erie — the world changes suddenly and irrevocably.
In the four mischievous stories in “A Wonderful Year,” Nick Bruel adds madcap humor to a trip through the calendar.
In this picture book, a cheerful first grader — who happens to be blind — navigates through her day with her friends at her side.
In Jennifer Niven’s young adult debut, a suicidal teenager shows a grief-stricken girl how to live again.
Humans and fairies, cave men and astronauts: Two fantasy books for young adults move across boundaries.
With some help, these little ones are bouncing back from letdowns to find the beauty (and fun) in the world around them.
Two Y.A. novels consider the perks and the costs of celebrity and show business.
A new picture book from the cartoonist Roz Chast supplies a laugh for every hour of the day.
Picture-book biographies of the painter Benny Andrews and the soprano Leontyne Price trace their paths from African-American childhoods in the segregated South to international acclaim.
In these middle-grade novels, a young detective solves a lunar murder, and twins reunite to save their threatened worlds.
This novel’s 12-year-old heroine, growing up in 1940s New York, finds World War II a nuisance, until she meets a refugee.
A high school senior grappling with her mother’s suicide is suddenly able to envision people’s pasts and futures.