Books mentioned in October 2011 Notes from the Horn Book

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.

Artist memoirs
   • 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.

Finding home
   • 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.

Superior supernaturals
   • 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.

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