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Starred reviews, September/October ’16 Horn Book Magazine

from GIANT SQUID; ills. by Eric Rohmann

from GIANT SQUID; illus. by Eric Rohmann

The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October issue of the Horn Book Magazine.

Rescue Squad No. 9; written and illustrated by Mike Austin (Random)

Du Iz Tak?; written and illustrated by Carson Ellis (Candlewick)

Owl Sees Owl; by Laura Godwin; illus. by Rob Dunlavey (Schwartz & Wade/Random)

Penguin Problems; by Jory John; illus. by Lane Smith (Random)

We Found a Hat; written and illustrated by Jon Klassen (Candlewick)

Rudas: Niño’s Horrendous Hermanitas; written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales (Porter/Roaring Brook)

A Voyage in the Clouds: The (Mostly) True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785; by Matthew Olshan; illus. by Sophie Blackall (Ferguson/Farrar)

Still Life with Tornado; by A.S. King (Dutton)

The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes; written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh (Abrams)

Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West; by Candace Fleming (Porter/Roaring Brook)

Giant Squid; by Candace Fleming; illus. by Eric Rohmann (Porter/Roaring Brook)

Dive!: World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific; by Deborah Hopkinson (Scholastic)

March: Book Three; by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin; illus. by Nate Powell (Top Shelf)

Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White; written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet (Houghton)



Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. Is this a record number of stars? Exciting!

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