5 Questions for Steve Sheinkin
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin, Flash Point/Roaring Brook, 12–16 years.
The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery, Flash Point/Roaring Brook, 12–16 years.
More war books
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust by Doreen Rappaport, Candlewick, 11–15 years.
A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return by Zeina Abirached, trans. from the French by Edward Gauvin, Graphic Universe/Lerner, 11–15 years.
Personal Effects by E. M. Kokie, Candlewick, 14–17 years.
This Is Not Forgiveness by Celia Rees, Bloomsbury, 14–17 years.
Things that go
Machines Go to Work in the City by William Low, Holt, 2–5 years.
Everything Goes: In the Air by Brian Biggs, Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins, 3–5 years.
What Can a Crane Pick Up? written by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illus. by Mike Lowery, Knopf, 3–5 years.
Little Tug by Stephen Savage, Porter/Roaring Brook, 4–8 years.
Folklore retellings/tall tales
Who Pushed Humpty Dumpty?: And Other Notorious Nursery Tale Mysteries written by David Levinthal, illus. by John Nickle, Schwartz & Wade/Random, 4–7 years.
Jangles: A Big Fish Story by David Shannon, Blue Sky/Scholastic, 4–7 years.
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems, Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins, 3–5 years.
What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf? by Debi Gliori, Walker, 3–5 years.
Middle-grade graphic novels
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy and Big Bad Ironclad, both by Nathan Hale, Amulet/Abrams, 9–14 years.
Little White Duck: A Childhood in China by Na Liu and Andrés Vera Martínez, illus. by Andrés Vera Martínez, Graphic Universe/Lerner, 9–14 years.
Drama by Raina Telegemeier, color by Gurihiru, Graphix/Scholastic, 9–14 years.
Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite by Barry Deutsch, Amulet/Abrams, 9–14 years.
These titles were featured in the November 2012 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.