In 1850s London, the misconception that women aren’t capable of anything important makes the all-female spy group, the Agency, successful. Seventeen-year-old orphan Mary Quinn’s first assignment: to go undercover as A SPY IN THE HOUSE (Candlewick, $16.99), acting as a companion for spoiled Angelica Thorold in order to investigate her father’s suspicious dealings in India. As Mary becomes more involved in the Thorold household, she makes shocking discoveries about the family, the other staff, and, most surprisingly, her own identity. The debut of Y.S. Lee’s series about the Agency is filled with action, plot twists, and unforgettable characters. Ages 11-15. AJK
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ISBN: 9780763640675
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Candlewick - March 9th, 2010

What do you do when you’re tired of being a cat? Hans Fischer’s PITSCHI (NorthSouth, $16.95) tries acting like the other animals on her farm, but nothing meets her expectations. After all, it may be fun to be a goat for a little while, but who really wants to be milked? Pitschi spends a scary night outside, and then all her animal friends finally teach her how wonderful it is to be herself – a kitten. Ages 3-6. AJK
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ISBN: 9780735822788
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: NorthSouth Books - March 1st, 2010

ROLY POLY PANGOLIN (Viking, $16.99) is afraid of everything! He curls himself into a little ball to hide from the oh-so-scary world until one day, when he peeks out and sees another pangolin gazing shyly back at him. He’s found a friend and suddenly things aren’t so scary after all! Anna Dewdney’s endearing illustrations accompany easy verses that will have the reader falling in love with endangered pangolins. Ages 2-5. AJK
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ISBN: 9780670011605
Availability: Out of Print in This Format
Published: Viking Children's Books - March 9th, 2010