Books mentioned in January 2012 Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Jane Yolen
Snow in Summer by Jane Yolen, Philomel, 12 years and up.

More fantastic books for older readers
Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst, McElderry, 14 years and up.
Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Feiwel, 12 years and up.
Diabolical by Cynthia Leitich Smith, Candlewick, 14 years and up.
The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff, Penguin/Razorbill, 14 years and up.

Snow daze
No Two Alike by Keith Baker, Beach Lane/Simon, 2–5 years.
Over and Under the Snow written by Kate Messner, illus. by Christopher Silas Neal, Chronicle, 3–6 years.
Perfect Snow by Barbara Reid, Whitman, 4–8 years.
Extra Yarn written by Mac Barnett, illus. by Jon Klassen, Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins, 4–8 years.

Picture books for Presidents’ Day
George Washington’s Birthday written by Margaret McNamara, illus. by Barry Blitt, Schwartz & Wade/Random, 5–8 years.
Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman, Paulsen/Penguin, 5–8 years.
The Camping Trip that Changed America written by Barb Rosenstock, illus. by Mordicai Gerstein, Dial, 6–10 years.

On black history
We March by Shane Evans, Porter/Roaring Brook, 4–8 years.
Freedom’s a-Callin Me  written by Ntozake Shange, illus. by Rod Brown, Amistad/HarperCollins, 8–12 years.
To the Mountaintop: My Journey Through the Civil Rights Movement by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Flash Point/Roaring Brook, 12 years and up.

 

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