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>July-August stars

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the July-August Horn Book Magazine:

Thunder-Boomer! (Clarion) written by Shutta Crum, illustrated by Carol Thompson
Machines Go to Work (Holt) written and illustrated by William Low
The Sleepy Little Alphabet: A Bedtime Story from Alphabet Town (Knopf) written by Judy Sierra, illustrated by Melissa Sweet
When You Reach Me (Lamb/Random) by Rebecca Stead
The Eternal Smile (First Second/Roaring Brook) written by Gene Luen Yang, illustrated by Derek Kirk Kim
Sky Magic (Dutton) selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illustrated by Mariusz Stawarski
Mission Control, This Is Apollo: The Story of the First Voyages to the Moon (Viking) written by Andrew Chaikin and Victoria Kohl, illustrated by Alan Bean

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.

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