Happy Book Birthday: New Picture Books, Young Adult, and Non-Fiction

By Megan Ciskowski, Assistant Publicist

Check out November new releases from Lerner Publishing Group!

Picture Books

Dino-Thanksgiving written by Lisa Wheeler and Barry Gott

Follow along as dinos go over the river and through the woods to join together with family. Lisa Wheeler’s bouncy, rhyming text and Barry Gott’s colorful illustrations invite readers to enjoy a festive, dino-style Thanksgiving!

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Praise for Dino-Thanksgiving

“A delightful holiday read-aloud for dinosaur devotees.”—Booklist

“[T]his glimpse of prehistoric reptiles giving thanks should entertain young dinosaur fans.”—Publishers Weekly

Graphic Novels

A Light in the Darkness, a Lock in the Door: Book 2 written by Haiko Hörnig and illustrated by Marius Pawlitza

Henrietta Achilles, the heir of a legendary wizard, has a serious plumbing problem. When flooding threatens to destroy everything around the wizard’s house, Henrietta must rally a group of unlikely allies to stop the deluge.

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Praise for A Light in the Darkness, a Lock in the Door: Book 2

“The action and wonder never stop in this intriguing sequel.”—Kirkus Reviews


Girl Code Revolution: Profiles and Projects to Inspire Coders by Sheela Preuitt

This book is part how-to, part profile, and all about leading the girl code revolution! Discover step-by-step instructions for interesting projects and profiles of inspirational female coders and leaders who are breaking down barriers in STEM fields. Page Plus URLs inside the book take readers to fun coding projects online!

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H is for Home: A Sesame Street ® Guide to Homes around the World by Karen Latchana Kenney

From apartments and houses to houseboats and yurts—home is where you feel loved and safe. The characters of Sesame Street take readers around the world to learn more about how kids live across the globe.

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Folding Tech: Using Origami and Nature to Revolutionize Technology by Karen Latchana Kenney

Folding technologies are being used to create everything from nanobots to telescope lenses that unfold to the size of a soccer field. The engineers behind these inventions are taking inspiration from an unusual source—origami! Examine how this ancient art intersects with math.

Praise for Folding Tech

“From folded cranes to collapsible solar sails, this offering provides an enticing look at a unique STEAM crossover.”—Booklist

“Effectively showcases the contemporary brilliance that can come from ancient principles.”—Kirkus Reviews

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