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Fall Titles from Lerner Publisher Services

Fall Titles You Might Have Missed from Lerner Publisher Services

It is our mission to bring you the best books we can for all the young readers in your life, and one way we do that is through our distribution arm, Lerner Publisher Services. Here is a roundup of all the amazing titles we’re thrilled to bring you this fall from our publishing partners both near and far.

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Timothy Dinoman Saves the Cat: An Interview with Author and Artist Steve Thueson

Timothy Dinoman Saves the Cat is a colorful middle-grade graphic novel which drops a talking dinosaur into an outrageously funny spy adventure. Some suspected supervillains have stolen a satellite! To learn why, Timothy Dinoman will visit a mountain fortress, a giant blimp, and diner with excellent pancakes—and run into a really cute cat along the way.

Today the author and illustrator Steve Thueson joins us to discuss their inspiration for the book, their favorite spy gadget and more! Read on to find some sketches from Steve’s creative process.

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Creator Interview: Notes from a Sickbed

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Enly and the Buskin’ Blues

“A quick-paced coming-of-age story exploring music and family expectations.”
—Kirkus Reviews
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Stars of the Night

“A not-to-be-missed, inspirational book about courage, heart, and the necessity of caring for others.”
—starred, Kirkus Reviews
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“[T]his story of revolutionary hope confronts dehumanizing forces through its resilient characters’ deeply held friendships. An astonishing and gripping read.”
—starred, Booklist
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Pirate Passover

“An enjoyable treat for the holiday. Don’t pass this one over.”

Kirkus Reviews
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Nearer My Freedom

“Highly readable as well as informative. An excellent way to understand a remarkable individual and his times.”
—starred, Kirkus Reviews
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Not Done Yet: Shirley Chisholm’s Fight for Change

Not Done Yet was named a Best Picture-Book Biography of 2022 by Kirkus Reviews. Find the full list on the Kirkus website.

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More Book Buzz from around the Web:
  • Amazona was included in this BookRiot roundup.
  • I Could Not Do Otherwise was included in this roundup from Kirkus Reviews.
  • Enly and the Buskin’ Blues was reviewed on the blog Bird Meets Worm.
  • Chris Barton and his book Dazzle Ships was featured on this episode of the Anchor podcast.
  • Monique Gray Smith spoke with Embrace Race about Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults.
  • The Mary Sue named Unretouchable to their graphic novel gift guide.

Spotlight: Featured ARC

Read Nearer My Freedom on NetGalley!

Millions of Africans were enslaved during the transatlantic slave trade, but few recorded their personal experiences. Olaudah Equiano’s The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano is perhaps the most well known of the autobiographies that exist.

Using this narrative as a primary source text, authors Monica Edinger and Lesley Younge share Equiano’s life story in “found verse,” supplemented with annotations to give readers historical context. This poetic approach provides interesting analysis and synthesis, helping readers to better understand the original text.

Follow Equiano from his life in Africa as a child to his enslavement at a young age, his travels across the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, his liberation, and his life as a free man.

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