Society of
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New and Upcoming Titles

Watch for these new books by Michigan authors and illustrators!

If you are a Michigan author or illustrator and want to be included on this list (PAL only, please), contact our webmistress, Deb Gonzales.

Clich here for a list of books published from September 2013 to May 2014

September 2013

Boni Ashburn, Houghton
The Fort That Jack Built, illustrated by Brett Helquist
Picture book

Deborah Diesen, Grand Ledge
Picture Day Perfection, illustrated by Dan Santat
Picture book

Jean Alicia Elster, Detroit
The Colored Car
Middle grade fiction

Buffy Silverman, Augusta
Can You Tell a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus?
Can You Tell a Giganotosaurus from a Spinosaurus?
Can You Tell a Stegosaurus from an Ankylosaurus?
Can You Tell a Triceratops from a Protoceratops?
Can You Tell a Tyrannosaurus from an Allosaurus?
Can You Tell a Velociraptor from a Deinonychus?

Nonfiction picture books, ages 5-8

Lisa Wheeler, Addison
Picture book ages 5-9

July 2013

K. A. Barson, Jackson
45 Pounds (More or Less)
Young adult novel

Shutta Crum, Ann Arbor
Dozens of Cousins
Picture book, K-3

May 2013

Ruth McNally Barshaw, Lansing
The Ellie McDoodle Diaries: The Show Must Go On
Highly illustrated middle grade novel, ages 7-12

Rhonda Gowler Greene, West Bloomfield
No Pirates Allowed! Said Library Lou
Picture book ages 6-8  

April 2013

Lisa Wheeler, Addison
Pet Project: Cute and Cuddly Vicious Verses, illustrated by Zach Ohora
Picture book poetry collection ages 4-8

March 2013

Shanda Trent, Ann Arbor
Farmers' Market Day, illustrated by Jane Dippold
Picture book fiction, ages 3-6

February 2013

Buffy Silverman, Augusta
How Do Jets Work?
Nonfiction picture book, ages 5-8

Buffy Silverman, Augusta
How Do Space Vehicles Work?
Nonfiction picture book, ages 5-8

Buffy Silverman, Augusta
How Do Hot Air Balloons Work?
Nonfiction picture book, ages 5-8

January 2013
Lori Taylor, Pinckney
(illustrator) There Was an Old Woman: An Alphabet Adventure by Sarah Perry
Alphabet book ages 3-6

September 2012

Lisa Wheeler, Addison
Dino-Football, illustrated by Barry Gott
Picture book ages 5-9

August 2012

Carrie A. Pearson, Marquette
A Warm Winter Tail
Nonfiction picture book, ages 4-7

Janice Repka, Sault Sainte Marie
The Clueless Girl's Guide to Being a Genius (paperback)
The Stupendous Dodgeball Fiasco (paperback)
humorous middle-grade novels

Nancy Shaw, Ann Arbor
Elena's Story
picture-book fiction

July 2012

Danielle Hammelef, Novi
This Book Beats the Odds

Kenneth Kraegel, Grand Rapids
King Arthur's Very Great Grandson
Picture book (author/illustrator)

Inclusion on this list is an benefit of membership in SCBWI and does not imply endorsement by the SCBWI.

Authors and illustrators: to get your work included on this list, please review the inclusion criteria and instructions here.

Page last updated 18 July 2013