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Books mentioned in the January 2017 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Andrea Davis Pinkney
A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illus. by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson, Viking, 7–9 years.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, Viking, 3—5 years.

The wonders of winter
First Snow by Bomi Park, Chronicle, 3–5 years.
The Branch by Mireille Messier, illus. by Pierre Pratt, Kids Can, 5–8 years.
The Storm Whale by Benji Davies, Holt, 5–8 years.
The Storm Whale in Winter by Benji Davies, Holt, 5–8 years.
Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell, Feiwel, 5–8 years.

They can do it!
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly, Holt, 9–12 years.
The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly, Holt, 9–12 years.
Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet: Skunked! by Jacqueline Kelly, illus. by Jennifer L. Meyer, Holt, 6–8 years.
Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet: Counting Sheep by Jacqueline Kelly, illus. by Jennifer L. Meyer, Holt, 6–8 years.
Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina, Candlewick, 6–10 years.
Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz, illus. by Brian Floca, Candlewick, 6–8 years.
My Happy Life by Rose Lagercrantz, illus. by Eva Eriksson, trans. by Julia Marshall, Gecko, 6–8 years.
My Heart Is Laughing by Rose Lagercrantz, illus. by Eva Eriksson, trans. by Julia Marshall, Gecko, 6–8 years.
When I Am Happiest by Rose Lagercrantz, illus. by Eva Eriksson, trans. by Julia Marshall, Gecko, 6–8 years.
Life According to Dani by Rose Lagercrantz, illus. by Eva Eriksson, trans. by Julia Marshall, Gecko, 6–8 years.

History of war
Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert Marrin, Knopf, 12–14 years
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story by Caren Stelson, Carolrhoda, 12–14 years
The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero by Patricia McCormick, HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, 12–14 years
Vietnam: A History of the War by Russell Freedman, Holiday, 12–14 years

Embracing cultural identity
Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham, Little, Brown, 14 years and up.
Four-Four-Two by Dean Hughes, Atheneum, 14 years and up.
Watched by Marina Budhos, Random/Lamb, 14 years and up.
Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung, Knopf, 14 years and up.

These titles were featured in the January 2017 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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