Aug. 23, 2012 4:57 PM PT FacebookTwitterShow more sharing optionsShareClose extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied!Print Read more 1 Entertainment & Arts 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.2 Entertainment & Arts Young-adult books by Fiona Paul, Eric Greitens and others this fall YA promises diversity with historical fiction, paranormal romance, murder mysteries and thrillers. 3 Entertainment & Arts 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.’4 Entertainment & Arts 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. 5 Entertainment & Arts Children’s literature trivia: Did you know? Kid lit by the numbers.6 Entertainment & Arts ‘Clifford’ by the numbers Look who’s celebrating his 50th anniversary: Clifford the Big Red Dog “Clifford” by the numbers... 7 Entertainment & Arts 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.8 Entertainment & Arts ‘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.9 Entertainment & Arts 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.10 Entertainment & Arts ‘Big Nate’ app lets kids channel the sixth-grade hero With the ‘Big Nate’ app, kids can create their own comics and dialogue.11 Entertainment & Arts 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.12 Entertainment & Arts Author Lois Lowry connects the pieces Her new book ‘Son’ for young adult readers will pick up threads from ‘The Giver’ trilogy.13 Entertainment & Arts Young adult books: The sequels and prequels Books by Colleen Houck, Laini Taylor and Michelle Hodkin are among the new titles.14 Entertainment & Arts Teen readers move upward and onward Some teens are ‘reading up,’ turning to titles intended for adults.15 Entertainment & Arts 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.