Five questions for Will Hobbs
Never Say Die by Will Hobbs, HarperCollins, 8–13 years.
Boys will be boys: Middle grade adventures
B.U.G. (Big Ugly Guy) by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple, Dutton, 8–13 years.
The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen, Scholastic, 8–13 years.
Dragon Run by Patrick Matthews, Scholastic, 11–13 years.
Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool, Delacorte, 8–13 years.
Animals out and about
Construction Kitties by Judy Sue Goodwin Sturges, illus. by Shari Halpern, Ottaviano/Holt, 1–4 years.
Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? by Eve Bunting, illus. by Sergio Ruzzier, Clarion, 4–7 years.
The Black Rabbit by Philippa Leathers, illus. by the author, Candlewick, 4–7 years.
My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, illus. by Steve Jenkins, Houghton, 4–7 years.
Women’s History Month
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel, illus. by Michelle Sweet, Balzer + Bray, 5–8 years.
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children by Jan Pinborough, illus. by Debby Atwell, Houghton, 5–8 years.
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell by Tanya Lee Stone, illus. by Marjorie Priceman, Octaviano/Holt, 5–8 years.
Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport, illus. by Matt Tavares, Disney-Hyperion, 5–11 years.
Freaks by Kieran Larwood, Chicken House/Scholastic, 8–11 years.
Etiquette & Espionage [Finishing School] by Gail Carriger, Little, 11–13 years.
The Madness Underneath [Shades of London] by Maureen Johnson, Putnam, 11–13 years.
The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress, Dial, 11–13 years.
These titles were featured in the March 2013 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.