The following books will receive starred reviews in the March/April issue of The Horn Book Magazine:
Big Cat, Little Cat; written and illustrated by Elisha Cooper (Roaring Brook).
Short Stories for Little Monsters; written and illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay (Groundwood).
When We Were Alone; by David A. Robertson; illus. by Julie Flett (Highwater Press).
The Journey; written and illustrated by Francesca Sanna (Nobrow/Flying Eye).
Town Is by the Sea; by Joanne Schwartz; illustrated by Sydney Smith (Groundwood).
Bull; by David Elliott (Houghton).
The Hate U Give; by Angie Thomas (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins).
Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth; by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm; illus. by Molly Bang (Blue Sky/Scholastic).
Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing; by Kay A. Haring; illus. by Robert Neubecker (Dial).
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers; by Deborah Heiligman (Holt).
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team; by Steve Sheinkin (Roaring Brook).
The Secret Project; by Jonah Winter; illus. by Jeanette Winter (Beach Lane/Simon).