20 Oct 2014

The Award-winning Scientists in the Field Series Harnesses Ocean Power in The Next Wave

From acclaimed Scientists in the Field author Elizabeth Rusch comes the electrifying story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean waves into electricity that energizes our lives. Journey to the wave-battered coast of the Pacific Northwest in The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the
17 Oct 2014

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla Debuts on the New York Times Best Sellers List!

Congratulations to Katherine Applegate and G. Brian Karas! Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla debuts on the The New York Times Best Sellers List the week of October 26th. Born in central Africa, Ivan was captured as a baby and brought to a mall in Tacoma, Washington to attract shoppers. Gradually, public
16 Oct 2014

Introducing a New Short Story by Ursula K. Le Guin

We have a special treat for Ursula K. Le Guin fans! Find a new short story, The Daughter of Odren, on sale this week at your favorite ebook retailer. For fourteen years, Weed, as she is called, the daughter of Lord Garnet, has brought offerings to the standing stone. Alone in
15 Oct 2014

Happy Teen Read Week!

Join us in celebrating Teen Read Week October 12th – 18th! Visit the HMH Kids Facebook page or @HMHKids on Twitter for a chance to win a set of Spring 2015 ARCs. Winners will be announced Friday. Curious about Teen Read Week in general? Visit the official Teen Read Week site,
14 Oct 2014

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Turn 75!

Go to work with Mike Mulligan and his red steam shovel, Mary Anne, in the 75th anniversary edition of the classic picture book Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Caldecott-winner Virginia Lee Burton, featuring downloadable audio read by Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick! Mike and his trusty steam shovel,
9 Oct 2014

Previews and Giveaways: Dangerous Deceptions by Sarah Zettel

The adventures of Peggy Fitzroy—lady in waiting, hopeless romantic, and spy—continue in this terrific sequel to Palace of Spies. Enter to a win an advance readers copy of Dangerous Deceptions by Sarah Zettel! Giveaway ends October 15th so don’t forget to sign up. Goodreads Book Giveaway Dangerous Deceptions by
8 Oct 2014

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry Turns 25

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry celebrates a true milestone this October. For 25 years, this Newbery Medal-winning classic has moved readers with its story of a young girl’s bravery during World War II. The Number the Stars 25th Anniversary edition includes an introduction by the author. As the German
7 Oct 2014

The Eye of Zoltar On Sale Today! See Jasper Fforde’s Book Tour Schedule.

Jennifer Strange returns in The Eye of Zoltar, the third book in Jasper Fforde’s witty fantasy series The Chronicles of Kazam—available wherever books are sold today, October 7th! This follow-up to New York Times bestseller The Last Dragonslayer and its sequel, The Song of the Quarkbeast, will delight fans both old
6 Oct 2014

Behind-the-scenes With Creature Features by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

Ever wonder how Caldecott Honor-winner Steve Jenkins and his collaborator and wife Robin Page create their amazing one-of-a-kind books about the natural world? Visit Steve’s website for a  behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Creature Features: Twenty-Five Animals Tell Us Why They Look the Way They Do, Steve and Robin’s
1 Oct 2014

Kate Samworth is a Finalist for the first Kirkus Prize, Presented by Kirkus Reviews!

Yesterday, Kirkus Reviews announced the finalists for its first annual Kirkus Prize. Aviary Wonders Inc. by Kate Samworth is one of two picture books (six books total) nominated in the young readers’ category. For the full list of finalists, visit the Kirkus Reviews website. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in Austin,