A 14-year-old's quest to become the next great director is stymied by his inability to get his hands on a camcorder in this graphic novel by the creator of the comic strip "One Big Happy."
Arthur Turns Green
Little, Brown: $16.99, ages 6-9
America's favorite aardvark is trying to save the Earth, but his spunky little sister D.W. can't understand her brother's weird behavior — or his green hands!
Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Charles Vess
Harper: $17.99, ages 4-8
The author of "Coraline" pens a blessing for girls as they grow: "Let her tell stories and dance in the rain, somersault, tumble and run," bathed in the swirling illustrations of Charles Vess.
Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun
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Michael J. Caduto
Storey: $16.95 paper, $26.95 hardcover, ages 8-13