Five questions for Claire Nivola
• Orani: My Father’s Village by Claire A. Nivola, Foster/Farrar, 4–8 years.
• Elisabeth by Claire A. Nivola, Farrar, 4–8 years.
• I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II by Marisabina Russo, Schwartz & Wade/Random, 5–8 years.
• Always Remember Me: How One Family Survived World War II by Marisabina Russo, Atheneum, 5–8 years.
• Drawing from Memory by Allen Say, Scholastic, 9 years and up.
• The Ink-Keeper’s Apprentice by Allen Say, Perfection Learning, 12 years and up.
• The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China by Ed Young as told to Libby Koponen, illus. by Ed Young, Little, Brown, 7–11 years.
• If You Lived Here: Houses of the World by Giles Laroche, Houghton, 4–8 years.
• Coral Reefs by Jason Chin, Porter/Flash Point/Roaring Brook, 4–8 years.
• The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Mark Fearing, Schwartz & Wade/Random, 3–6 years.
Boo to you!
• The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories written by David LaRochelle, illus. by Paul Meisel, Dutton, 6–8 years.
• Bone Dog by Eric Rohmann, Roaring Brook, 4–8 years.
• Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances written by Lenore Look, illus. by LeUyen Pham, Schwartz & Wade/Random, 6–10 years.
• This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel, Simon, 12–16 years.
• Blood [Mercian Trilogy] by K. J. Wignall, Egmont, 14 years and up.
• Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor, Little, Brown, 14 years and up.
• The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater, Scholastic, 12 years and up.