Books mentioned in the August 2012 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

5 Questions for Roz Chast
Marco Goes to School by Roz Chast, Atheneum, 4–7 years.
Too Busy Marco by Roz Chast, Atheneum, 4–7 years.

No worries back-to-school
Mom, It’s My First Day of Kindergarten! by Hyewon Yum, Foster/Farrar, 4–6 years.
A Gold Star for Zog
by Julia Donaldson; illus. by Axel Scheffler, Levine/Scholastic, 4–6 years.
Oh No! Not Again!: (Or How I Built a Time Machine to Save History) (Or at Least My History Grade) by Mac Barnett; illus. by Dan Santat, Disney-Hyperion, 5–8 years.
Pearl and Wagner: Five Days Till Summer [Penguin Young Readers] by Kate McMullan; illus. by R. W. Alley, Penguin, 5–8 years.

Appropriate apps
Freight Train by Donald Crews, HarperCollins/Curious Puppy, 2–4 years.
Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kundhart, Random House/Smashing Ideas, Inc., 2–4 years.
Planes and Boats  by Byron Barton, HarperCollins/Oceanhouse Media, 2–4 years.
The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton, Boynton Moo Media/Loud Crow Interactive, 2–4 years.

American heroes
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship by Russell Freedman, Clarion, 9–12 years.
Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert, Disney-Hyperion, 9–12 years.
We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March by Cynthia Levinson, Peachtree, 11–14 years.
Paiute Princess: The Story of Sarah Winnemucca by Deborah Kogan Ray, Foster/Farrar, 9–12 years.

Not your father’s comic books
Cardboard by Doug TenNapel; illus. by the author, Middle School, Graphix/Scholastic, 11–14 years.
Take What You Can Carry by Kevin C. Pyle, Holt, 11–14 years.
Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks, First Second/Roaring Brook, 13–16 years.
Baby’s in Black: Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and The Beatles by Arne Bellstorf; trans. from the German by Michael Waaler, First Second/Roaring Brook, 13–16 years.

 

These titles were featured in the August 2012 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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