Frontlist Weekly

The best foreign titles at one place, every week
Feb. 5 - Feb. 11, 2018
New Releases & Pre-pubs

New Releases from Notable Authors

The following 4 chapter books and middle grades are new releases from authors who have significant achievements before.
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea
by Lynne Rae Perkins
English May. 15, 2018 Pre-pub Greenwillow Books / HarperCollins USA (US)
New from Lynne Rae Perkins (US)
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Annie B., Made for TV
by Amy Dixon
English Jun. 5, 2018 Pre-pub Running Press / Perseus Books Group (US)
New from Amy Dixon (US)
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Squirm
by Carl Hiaasen
English Sep. 25, 2018 Pre-pub Knopf Books for Young Readers (US)
New from Carl Hiaasen (US)
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Endling #1: The Last
by Katherine Applegate
English May. 1, 2018 Pre-pub HarperCollins USA (US)
New from Katherine Applegate (US)

Notable New Series

Journal D'une Peste Series (5 Books)
by Virginy L. Sam, Marie-Anne Abesdris
French Mar. 3, 2016
Translated to 3 languages
Die Haferhorde Series (9 Books)
by Nina Dulleck, Suza Kolb
German Jul. 13, 2017
Translated to 3 languages
Oniria Series (4 Books)
by B. F. Parry
French Oct. 1, 2014
Translated to 6 languages
My Pet Human Series (2 Books)
by Yasmine Surovec
English Sep. 1, 2015
Translated to 3 languages
Look inside Available
Notable Backlist

Award News

Blue Ribbon Selections | Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (US) has announced its finalists this week. Among 33 finalists, the following 3 chapter books and middle grades are selected by our staff for review. See all the finalists.
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
by Leigh Bardugo, Sara Kipin
English Sep. 26, 2017 Imprint / Macmillan US (US)
Translated to 2 languages
Look inside Available
Finalist
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Sam the Man & the Rutabaga Plan
by Amy June Bates, Frances O'roark Dowell
English Feb. 14, 2017 Caitlyn Dlouhy Books / Atheneum Books (US)
Translated to 1 language
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Finalist
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When My Sister Started Kissing
by Helen Frost
English Mar. 14, 2017 Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan (US)
Finalist

Recently Acquired Titles

The following 5 chapter books and middle grades have been acquired by other foreign publishers this week.
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Bob
by Rebecca Stead, Wendy Mass, Nicholas Gannon
English May. 1, 2018 Pre-pub Feiwel & Friends / Macmillan (US)
Translated to 1 language
Acquired by Text Publishing (Australia)
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Orphan Island
by Laurel Snyder
English May. 30, 2017 Walden Pond Press / HarperCollins USA (US)
Translated to 3 languages
Acquired by Editions Milan (France)
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Under-the-Bed Fred
by Colin Jack, Linda Bailey
English Sep. 19, 2017 Tundra Books (Canada)
Translated to 1 language
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Acquired by AST (Russia)
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No Fixed Address
by Susin Nielsen
English Sep. 11, 2018 Pre-pub Tundra Books (Canada)
Translated to 5 languages
Acquired by Hélium Editions (France)
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Sarah Court
by Craig Davidson
English Sep. 15, 2010 ChiZine Publications (Canada)
Translated to 1 language
Acquired by Albin Michel (France)
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Frontlist is a weekly report for book editors who are looking for good foreign titles to acquire. Every week, we review all the new books published from 13,896 publishers in 9 countries and select 80 to 100 children's books worth acquiring.
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