2017 Winter Catalog - Page 22

Children's Fiction Cowboy Pug Laura James, illustrated by Églantine Ceulemans Summerlost Ally Condie The Fall Tristan Bancks PB $12.99 Meet the brilliant, the wonderful, the courageous... Cowboy Pug! Pug and his faithful companion, Lady Miranda, are going to be cowboys for the day—and first of all they're going horsetrading! But with their noble steed Horsey safely acquired, it's not long before they find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Can Pug the reluctant hero overcome his fears and save the day once more? PB $16.99 Cedar and what's left of her family are returning to Iron Creek for the summer. They're just settling in when a boy, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Cedar follows him. Soon, she has a new friend in Leo, a job working at the Summerlost theatre festival and an obsession with the mystery of the dead actress who haunts Summerlost. Summerlost is a touching novel that highlights the strength of family and personal resilience in the face of tragedy. PB $16.99 In the middle of the night, Sam is woken by angry voices from the apartment above. He goes to the window to see what’s happening— only to hear a struggle, and see a body fall from the sixth-floor balcony. Pushed, Sam thinks. Sam goes to wake his father, Harry, a crime reporter, but Harry is gone. And when Sam goes downstairs, the body is gone, too. But someone has seen Sam, and knows what he’s witnessed. The next twenty- four hours could be his last. Polly and Buster Sally Rippin The Fighting Stingrays Simon Mitchell Guys Read: Heroes and Villains Jon Scieszka HB $19.99 Everyone knows that witches don’t mix with monsters. Witches are educated, clever, sophisticated. But monsters? Monsters are just uncouth. Some are even dangerous. But Polly the witch and Buster the feelings monster have been best friends forever. It’s the sort of friendship that makes your heart squeeze with happiness. This is the gorgeous first book in a brand new series by Sally Rippin, author of the Billie B Brown books. PB $17.99 August Charlie, Masa and Alf are best mates— loyal and adventurous. They’re the Fighting Stingrays. They have a ripper time role-playing bombing missions and other war games. But when Japan enters World War II, the Fighting Stingrays are told that one of their own is now the real-life enemy. Drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse in the Torres Strait, their Y[\[X[Y\\H\Y\HX]و[\[ۈ\\ LNB\\[[Z[\Y[قY[\KX]\[[\^Hق\X\%][]]\\˂X]\[[[ []ܚY[[ܚY\][H[]]H[\H˜ZX۝[\ܘ\HY[\H›ۙX[ۋ[X]\[[][قH[XZ[YY ^][ܚ]\™܈Yܚ[^K\X[ۂ\H\X܈[K]\[H\H[\\܈ [܈][