Starred Books – September/October 2011

The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories by David LaRochelle; illus. by Paul Meisel

The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories
by David LaRochelle; illus. by Paul Meisel (page 69)

A Ball for Daisy
(Schwartz & Wade/Random)
by Chris Raschka (page 77)

Dead End in Norvelt
by Jack Gantos (page 85)

Secrets at Sea
by Richard Peck; illus. by Kelly Murphy (page 96)

The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic
by Allan Wolf (page 105)

Breaking Stalin’s Nose
by Eugene Yelchin (page 106)

A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young
by Halfdan Rasmussen; trans. from the Danish by Marilyn Nelson
and Pamela Espeland; illus. by Kevin Hawkes (page 108)

Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert
by Marc Aronson (page 109)

Orani: My Father’s Village
by Claire A. Nivola (page 112)

(First Second/Roaring Brook)
by Jim Ottaviani; illus. by Leland Myrick;
color by Hilary Sycamore (page 113)

Drawing from Memory
by Allen Say (page 115)

Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature
by Joyce Sidman; illus. by Beth Krommes (page 116)

Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium: Transformations
SummerTeen On October 2-3 2015, join an esteemed group of award-winning authors, illustrators, librarians, and other children’s book experts and aficionados in Boston, MA, for a memorable two-day event celebrating the best in children’s and young adult literature. Confirmed speakers include 2015 BOSTON GLOBE HORN–BOOK AWARD recipients Candace Fleming, Marla Frazee, Jon Agee, Gregory Maguire, and Neal Shusterman, plus a special keynote appearance by Susan Cooper.
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