23 Oct 2014

Previews and Giveaways: Hellhole by Gina Damico

Loved Gina Damico’s grim-reapers-gone-wild Croak trilogy? Get into the Halloween spirit with something brand new, but just as darkly funny — Hellhole. Max Kilgore has accidentally unleashed a devil—and now the big, evil oaf is living in his basement. If Max doesn’t meet the devil’s demands (which include providing unlimited junk food and a hot tub), everyone
22 Oct 2014

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau Named a Teens’ Top Ten Winner!

This week, YALSA announced its Teens’ Top Ten list and The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau is #7. Congrats, Joelle! Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where readers ages 12 – 18 nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. The Hunger Games actress Willow Sheilds
21 Oct 2014

Introducing Robert Lipsyte’s New Novel, The Twin Powers

Can half-alien twin brothers save their home planets from destruction? Find out in The Twin Powers by award-winning writer Robert Lipsyte. Perfect for readers ages 10 – 14, this stand-alone sequel to The Twinning Project (new in paperback!) has plenty of boy and reluctant reader appeal. Thirteen-year-old twins Tom and Eddie
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