Ringing in 2013!

Can you believe we’re staring 2013 in the face? It seems only yesterday we rang in a new century. We at Lerner Publishing Group are looking forward to some pretty exciting books in 2013. Here’s just a sampling:

Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg (TFCB) by Tanya Anderson

This amazing real-life story about a teenage girl in the Civil War comes just in time for the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg, and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in 2013.


The Twelve-Fingered Boy (Carolrhoda Lab), a debut novel by John Hornor Jacobs

From the Booklist starred review: “At long last, here is a superhero story for the rest of us.…An expertly spiced stew of attitude, humor, horror, and grief—and with a movie-ready plot to boot.”


The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration (Millbrook) by Sandra Markle with illustrations by Mia Posada

The godwit’s 7,000-mile flight is the longest nonstop bird migration ever recorded. Follow along on her amazing voyage!


William and the Lost Spirit (Graphic Universe) by Gwen de Bonneval with illustrations by Matthieu Bonhomme

From the Graphic Universe editors: “It’s a remarkable fantasy quest that keeps showing more levels of depth every time we read it. And the art is gorgeous!”


From Wax to Crayon (Lerner Publications) by Robin Nelson, part of the Everyday Products subset of the super-fun Start to Finish series.

Titles in this colorful set include: From Cotton to T-Shirt, From Iron to Car, From Oil to Gas, From Sheep to Sweater, and From Tree to Paper. Dive in to find out more about the makings of the things you use each and every day!

From all of us at Lerner Publishing Group, we wish you and your families peace, health, and happiness in 2013! And don’t forget to check in again in two weeks for more from TFCB.