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Children's Books

New 'tweener' books by Stefan Bachmann, Jasper Fforde and Emily Fairlie are among the new titles

Stefan Bachmann's 'The Peculiar' centers on a brother and sister in an alternative Victorian England.

New children's picture books by Jon Klassen, Patrick McDonnell and Jerry Pinkney are among the new titles.

'This Is Not My Hat' is from Jon Klassen, creator of the award-winning 'I Want My Hat Back.'

Once upon an unusual time with author Mo Willems

In his latest project, 'Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs,' he puts his own inventive take on a classic.

Children's literature trivia: Did you know?

Kid lit by the numbers.

Children's sports books: Many of the most notable sports titles this fall are from bestselling authors and star athletes

'Unstoppable,' by former NFL player Tim Green, is about a child who must learn the real meaning of courage.

'Merits of Mischief Book One': Review by Rachel Renee Russell

The author of the 'Dork Diaries' lauds 'Merits of Mischief' for its creative twist on the boarding school story.

Tweener book sequels: A wimpy kid returns, along with other book characters

New books featuring Captain Underpants, Big Nate, Nikki Maxwell and other tween book characters are set to hit the shelves.

'Big Nate' app lets kids channel the sixth-grade hero

With the 'Big Nate' app, kids can create their own comics and dialogue.

Scholastic's 'Infinity Ring' a multimedia ride through history

For young readers who are also gamers, 'The Infinity Ring' series from Scholastic offers a chance to interact with history through a role-playing video game.

Author Lois Lowry connects the pieces

Her new book 'Son' for young adult readers will pick up threads from 'The Giver' trilogy.

Young adult books: The sequels and prequels

Books by Colleen Houck, Laini Taylor and Michelle Hodkin are among the new titles.

Teen readers move upward and onward

Some teens are 'reading up,' turning to titles intended for adults.

MTV reality star Lauren Conrad to add beauty guide to her list of book-writing credits

'Lauren Conrad Beauty,' a companion book to last year's style guide, will offer tips on hair and skin care, diet, exercise and makeup.

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