Facebook Live or Instagram Live conversation between Rich and Sam Maggs;
authorless event kit.
Rich offers an activism handbook for
teen girls ready to fight for change, social
justice, and equality. Ages 14–up.
Yellow Jacket, July; $16.99, hardcover
First printing: 30,000
Publicity plans: Author appearances.
In this coming-of-age story, 12-year-
old Stu struggles to navigate the murky
waters of adolescence. To impress the
new girl in school, he finds himself living
a lie, which seems to be growing beyond
his control. Ages 8–12.
The Bunny Band
Groundwood, Aug.; $16.95, hardcover
First printing: 6,000 copies
Publicity plans: Advertising; advance
A rhyming tale about a badger and a
band of bunnies. Ages 4–7.
Illustrator Roxanna Bikadoroff will not
Manhattan. They train to fly on dactylback
and plot to rescue their friends. Ages 8–12.
The Agony House
Scholastic/Levine, Sept., $18.99, hardcover
First printing: 20,000
Publicity plans: Social media assets;
digital chapter sampler; social media
campaign via @ireadya community; educator advertising.
A haunted house, a killer ghost, and a
long-lost comic come to life in this
package of novel and comics from the
author of I Am Princess X. Ages 12–up.
Illustrator Tara O’Connor will not be
Groundwood, Sept.; $17.95, hardcover
First printing: 4,000 copies
Publicity plans: Select advertising;
advance copy mailing.
Grace says goodbye to Grandmother in
this book about love and loss. Ages 4–7.
Illustrator Carmen Mok will not be
Girls Resist! A Guide to Activism,
Leadership, and Starting a Revolution
Quirk, Aug.; $14.99, trade paper
First printing: 50,000
Publicity plans: Big mouth mailing to
teen activists, celebrities, LGBTQ community organizations, and political
groups; downloadable action plan with a
discussion guide for using the book with
teens; sticker and chaplet giveaways;
short videos featuring the author;
coming Fall 2018
By Dr. John Hutton
Illustrated by Doug Cenko
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