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There Once Was a Great Cover!
There Once Was an Old Dragon Who Swallowed a Knight
Penny Parker Klostermann

How about a cover reveal for your Friday? Penny Parker Klostermann's THERE ONCE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT has a chubby, adorable dragon adorning her bright and cheery cover illustrated by Ben Mantle. It's it great? Click the link to read all about the cover's story on EMU's Debuts. Congratulations, Penny!


Like Water On Stone
Dana Walrath

"This beautiful, yet at times brutally vivid, historical verse novel will bring this horrifying, tragic period to life for astute, mature readers who enjoy... THE SURRENDER TREE by Margarita Engle (Holt, 2008) and BETWEEN SHADES OF GREY by Ruth Sepetys (Philomel, 2011)." ~ School Library Journal, starred review. November release.

Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something That Matters
Laurie Thompson

"Teens looking to make a difference will find inspiration as well as real-world strategies for realizing their dreams of being the change they want to see in the world. Inspirational as well as practical." ~ Kirkus Reviews. September release.

Not Very Scary
Carol Brendler

"In a delightful Halloween romp that’s part counting book, part tongue twister, Brendler and Pizzoli cram the pages with comically ghoulish chaos, and his smiley creatures (Melly included) are more cute than bloodcurdling." ~ Punlisher's Weekly, starred review. August release.