• A to Z Mysteries Grand Canyon Grab – Super Edition #11 is out March 5.
  • Adventures of Sophie Mouse The Great Bake Off releases April 23.
  • Ballpark Mysteries The Baltimore Bandit (#15) was released February 5.
  • Big NateBig Nate: Payback Time! is out March 19.
  • Calpurnia Tate, Girl VetA Squirrelly Situation is out April 9.
  • Captain AwesomeCaptain Awesome and the Trap Door releases March 26.
  • Desmond Cole Ghost PatrolThe Sleepwalking Snowman is out March 5.
  • Diary of a Wimpy KidDiary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal is out April 9.
  • Dragon MastersEye of the Earthquake Dragon releases April 30.
  • Emily WindsnapEmily Windsnap and the Pirate Prince #8 is out March 12.
  • Fancy Nancy Fancy Nancy: Camp Fancy releases March 5.
  • Fly GuyFly Guy Presents; Garbage & Recycling was out February 26.
  • Geronimo StiltonThe Hawaiian Heist (#72) is out April 30.
  • GoosebumpsSlappyWorld #7 It’s Alive! It’s Alive! released February 26.
  • Hank the CowdogThe Case of the Buried Deer is out March 28.
  • Horrid Henry Up, Up and Away is out March 21.
  • Jack Stalwart – Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart: Book 3: The Fate of the Irish Treasure is out March 12 along with Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart: Book 4: The Race for Gold Rush Treasure.
  • Jedi AcademyRevenge of the Sis (Jedi Academy # 7) releases March 26.
  • Judy MoodyJudy Moody and Friends: Searching for Stinkodon is out April 9 along with Judy Moody and Friends: Countdown to Trouble.
  • King & KaylaKing & Kayla and the Case of the Found Fred releases March 1.
  • Lemony SnicketRead Something Else: Collected & Dubious Wit & Wisdom of Lemony
    is out April 16.
  • MaisyMaisy’s Farm releases March 12. Maisy at Home is out April 9 along with Maisy’s Day Out.
  • My Weird SchoolMy Weird School Special: Bummer in the Summer! is out April 30.
  • Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew The Tortoise and the Scare (Book #11) releases March 19.
  • Never GirlsFinding Tinker Bell #4: Up the Misty Peak is out April 2.
  • Owl DiariesEva and Baby Mo (Owl Diaries #10) released February 26.
  • Plants vs ZombiesPlants vs. Zombies Volume 12 Dino-Might was out February 26.
  • Puppy Place Bentley (Puppy Place #53) is out April 30.
  • Thea StiltonThe Treasure Seekers (New series with Thea Stilton) released February 26.
  • Warriors The Broken Code #1: Lost Stars is out April 9.
  • What Was…?What Is the Stanley Cup? is out March 12.
  • Who Was…? Who Was Norman Rockwell? is out April 2 along with Who was H.J. Heinz?

Narwhal and Jelly

This popular series just added a new book in February, Narwhal Otter’s Friend, bringing the total number of books in the series to four.  These books are all about the friendship between Narwhal and Jelly and their love of waffles.  It looks like there are more new books coming in this series, so stay tuned! In the meantime, see what books are on your library’s shelves and put in a request if your library does not have these yet.

LS2 Kids, your library’s catalog for kids, added 10 new series.  Check out the shelves in
your library to see if you can find any of these new series:

  • Charlie Bone – For Harry Potter fans, here is another magic and mystery series.
  • Fudge – Meet Fudge, who gets away with everything and Sheila, the know-it-all.
  • Little Polar Bear – Follow the adventures of Lars, the little polar bear!
  • Middle School – Join Rafe and his sister, Georgia, as they take on middle school.
  • Piggle-Wiggle – Get all the cures with Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle!
  • Narwhal and Jelly – Take an underwater adventure with two best friends.
  • Peppa Pig – The Chinese New Year for 2019 celebrates the pig, Peppa Pig!
  • The Last Kids on Earth – A mix of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and zombies makes a fun read.
  • Upside-Down Magic – Join the students in the Dunwiddle Magic School’s Upside-Down Magic class.
  • WeirDo – This is all about Weir Do, the new kid in school.


  • For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the author, Jeff Kinney, is about to publish a twist on this very popular series. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal, out April 9th, features Greg Heffley’s best friend, Rowley Jefferson, writing about his pal’s adventures. Watch for a new book in the Fall, as the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series adds book 14! Keep an eye on Scout’s Corner for updates!
  • The author of Big Nate, Lincoln Peirce, just published a new book, Max and the Midknights, an adventure story set in the Middle Ages. This book, released in January, is quite different from the stories about Nate.
    I am sure we will be seeing more of Max and his adventures, fighting off dragons and saving damsels in distress.
  • For fans of Captain Underpants, the second season, Captain Underpants: The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants started February 5 on the Netflix streaming library. The first season was out last summer and everyone was anxious for more. Looks like there may be six to eight seasons of adventure.
  • Sorry to have to say goodbye to the Here’s Hank series. The 12th and last book in this series, Everybody Is Somebody, released January 29th.

Are YOU ready for Spring?  I think I have had enough of ol’ man Winter and I am ready to get outdoors.  Do you have a seed library in your town?  A seed library is where you can get seeds for free that you can plant and watch them grow.  You check them out just like you check out a book, but you don’t have to return them!  Hundreds of libraries across the country offer this service as a way to educate people about the plants specific to their area.  Check out if your library offers free seeds, and if not, see if you can get a seed library started.