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

Five questions for Deborah Noyes
The Magician and the Spirits: Harry Houdini and the Curious Pastime of Communicating with the Dead by Deborah Noyes, Viking, 11–14 years.

Supernaturally good scares
Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds, Candlewick, 11–14 years.
The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt, illus. by Dave Shelton, Scholastic/Fickling, 11–14 years.
Thornhill by Pam Smy, Roaring Brook, 11–14 years.
The Wolf Hour by Sara Lewis Holmes, Levine/Scholastic, 11–14 years.

Scared silly
Boo Who? by Ben Clanton, Candlewick, 3–6 years.
How to Make Friends with a Ghost by Rebecca Green, Tundra, 5–8 years.
The Too-Scary Story by Bethanie Deeney Murguia, Scholastic/Levine, 5–8 years.
Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds, illus. by Peter Brown, Simon, 5–8 years.

Family curses, grief, and fate
The Girl with the Ghost Machine by Lauren DeStefano, Bloomsbury, 8–11 years.
Skeleton Tree by Kim Ventrella, Scholastic, 8–11 years.
Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley, Dial, 8–11 years.
Elizabeth and Zenobia by Jessica Miller, Abrams/Amulet, 9–12 years.

The great unknown
Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond by Martin Jenkins and Stephen Biesty, Candlewick, 10–14 years.
Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, Boyds Mills/, 10–14 years.
The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found by Martin W. Sandler, Candlewick, 10–14 years.
The Quest for Z: The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in the Amazon by Greg Pizzoli, Viking, 8–11 years.

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

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