Middle Grade and Chapter Book fiction is booming in both prose and graphic form! Whether it's hilarious, insightful, silly, spooky, heartwarming, or all of the above, young readers are lucky enough to be living in a golden age of children's books. These high-interest novels and graphic novels are sure to delight kids... but if you're a grownup and you want in on the fun, that's cool, too. ;-)
These spring 2020 releases are posted in order of release date, and are either brand new, or will be available very soon at bookstores and online. Please support your favorite bookstores and your local economy if you can! Click on the book jackets for links to Bookshop.org, which directly helps local bookstores.
Civics & Social Studies
From environmental activism and stewardship of our planet, to governance and democracy -- from economics, to immigration, to community-building -- there is so much for young citizens to learn about our world and how they can appreciate it, protect it, engage with it, and change it.
These titles are all either brand-new or forthcoming soon, and can be purchased at your favorite bookstore. Click on the book jackets for more info!
Historical and Modern Biographies
Lots of kids LOVE reading real stories from history, and all about the lives of heroes. Introduce them to scientists, founding fathers, athletes, and everyday folks who did amazing things, with these biographies for a range of ages.
All of these titles are either brand-new or coming very soon. They should be available at your favorite online retailer -- we urge you to support your local independent bookstore if you are able to do so! Many bookstores are still shipping direct from their websites, or you can order from Bookshop.Org. Click the book jackets for more info or to find a copy of your own.
Engaging STEM Stories
Calling all young scientists and engineers! Here's a selection of terrific upcoming STEM books that everyone should check out.
Some of these titles are already out in the world, and the rest are coming VERY soon -- we urge you, if you are able, to order or pre-order from your local independent bookstore or Bookshop.Org, as these small businesses need our support during this difficult time.
Click on the book jackets for links and more info!
Picture Books that Celebrate Nature
School may be out for a while, but at least we can go outside and observe nature! Or... bring the outside in, with these beautiful new picture books. Learn facts about all kinds of animals, or take a virtual tour of a working farm. Contemplate the poetry of the trees, or the magic of the intertidal zone. Discover how species come back from near-extinction... and so much more.
Click on each book jacket to learn more about it and order a copy of your own. Each of these titles is either brand new or coming out in the next couple of months (publication dates are noted on each listing) -- we can't wait for you to read them!
We encourage you to support your local independent bookstore wherever possible; each of these titles can be ordered or pre-ordered at your retailer of choice.
Books for New and Forthcoming Humans
Our talented authors and illustrators turn their attention to books for and about new babies!
These titles have either just hit stores, or will be released in Spring 2020. We encourage you to buy or pre-order these titles from your favorite retailer; you can click on the images below to see the books at IndieBound.com.
The Andrea Brown Literary Agency has been representing the best authors and illustrators of Children's and Young Adult books since 1981.