In this month’s Notes from the Horn Book, we chat with author Varian Johnson about his tightly plotted novel The Great Greene Heist — and his favorite heist movies! You’ll also find
• more middle-school capers
• pet picture books
• primary nature nonfiction
• dragons and witches in YA fantasy
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