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Books for Young People fall preview: titles for exploring

(cover illustration: Brian Deines)

(cover illustration: Brian Deines)

NON-FICTION TO KEEP BUDDING SCIENTISTS INFOTAINED

animal_hospital_coeyJourney: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants and their Rescue from Captivity by Rob Laidlaw; Brian Deines, illus.
(Pajama, Oct.)

Animal Hospital by Julia Coey (Firefly Books, Sept.)

what's_the_buzz_wilcoxWhat’s the Buzz? Keeping Bees in Flight by Merrie Ellen Wilcox (Orca, Sept.)

DNA Detective by Tanya Lloyd Kyi; Lil Crump, illus. (Annick Press, Aug.)

Dark Matters: Life That Needs to Survive by Joan Marie Galat (Red Deer, Dec.)


HISTORY, ANCIENT AND OTHERWISE

Aimed at a New Adult market, Madder Carmine by Tyler Enfield is being released in November by Great Plains Publications under its Enfield & Wizenty imprint. In 1849, colourblind Dannon Lereaux goes in search of the title character, a girl he hangs his hopes on, following the Mexican-U.S. War.

More books for history buffs:

Through Blood and Fire: A Second Barr Colony Adventure by Anne Patton (Coteau Books, Sept.)

Brother XII’s Treasure by Amanda Spottiswoode (Heritage House, Oct.)

Dark Terror by John Wilson (Tundra, Aug.) 

Hope’s Journey by Jean Rae Baxter (Ronsdale, Sept.)

A Year of Borrowed Men by Michelle Barker; Renné Benoit, illus. (Pajama, Nov.)


The fine print: Q&Q’s fall preview covers books published between July. 1 and December 31, 2015 • All information (titles, prices, publication dates, etc.) was supplied by publishers and may have been tentative at Q&Q’s press time • Titles that have been listed in previous previews do not appear here