Top of the Stacks for 2024

We know that you have a lot to do and not enough time to do it, so we're helping make your life easier! Here are the books that we've put at the top of our stacks in 2024. With books from a variety of genres for all age categories, this blog post is your one-stop-shop to find the next HarperCollins favorite for your readers.

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Young Readers

The Bicycle

Written by Patricia McCormick and Mevan Babakar
Illustrated by Yas Imamura

Available May 7

The Wolf Effect

Written by Rosanne Perry
Illustrated by Jennifer Thermes

Available May 7

Ursula Upside Down

By Corey R. Tabor

Available May 14

Finding Things

Written by Kevin Henkes
Illustrated by Laura Dronzek

Available May 14

Emergency Quarters

Written by Carlos Matias
Illustrated by Gracey Zhang

Available May 28

Not-a-Box City

By Antoinette Portis

Available June 11

Still Life

Written by Alex London
Illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky

Available September 3

The Café at the Edge of the Woods

By Mikey Please

Available September 24

How to Sing a Song

Written by Kwame Alexander and Randy Preston
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Available October 1

The Man Who Didn't Like Animals

Written by Deborah Underwood
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham

Available October 8

Middle Grade

Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers

By Zora Neal Hurston
Adapted by Ibram X. Kendi
Illustrated by Jazzmen Lee-Johnson

Available Now

Tree. Table. Book.

By Lois Lowry

Available April 23

Made in Asian America

By Erika Lee and Christina Soontornvat

Available April 30

The One and Only Family

By Katherine Applegate

Available May 7

Safiyyah's War

By Hiba Noor Khan


By Johnnie Christmas

Available July 16

How It All Ends

By Emma Hunsinger

Available August 6

A Strange Thing Happened in Cherry Hall

By Jasmine Warga

Available September 10

Splinter & Ash

By Marieke Nijkamp

Available September 10

Gracie Under the Waves

By Linda Sue Park

Available September 17

Noodle & Bao

By Shaina Lu

Available October 15

The Shape of Lost Things

By Sarah Everett

Available October 22


Everything I Learned About Racism I learned in School

By Tiffany Jewell

How the Boogeyman Became a Poet

By Tony Keith Jr.

Looking for Smoke

By K.A. Cobell

Available June 4


By Samuel Teer and Mar Julia

Available June 11

Girls Like Her

By Melanie Sumrow

Available June 25

Break to You

By Neal Schusterman,
Debra Young and Michelle Knowlden

Available July 2

Jupiter Rising

By Gary D. Schmidt

Available August 27

Jupiter Rising

By Gary D. Schmidt

Available August 27