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July/August starred reviews

The following titles will receive starred reviews in the July/August issue of The Horn Book Magazine:

– Naamah and the Ark at Night written by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, illustrated by Holly Meade (Candlewick)
– Bone Dog written and illustrated by Eric Rohmann (Roaring Brook)
– Press Here written and illustrated by Herve Tullet (Handprint/Chronicle)
– Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator! written and illustrated by Mo Willems (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins)
– Queen of Hearts by Martha Brooks (Farrar)
– Anya’s Ghost written and illustrated by Vera Brosgol (First Second/Roaring Brook)
– Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard (Delacorte)
– This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel (Simon)
– I’ll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Little, Brown)
– When Apples Grew Noses and White Horses Flew: Tales of Ti-Jean written by Jan Andrews; illustrated by Dusan Petricic (Groundwood)
Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.



  1. Anonymous says:

    >At my library, at least 3 of us have "Press here" on order for ourselves. What a delicious book.

    Suzi W.

  2. Cindy Dobrez says:

    >Must. Have. New. Martha. Brooks.

  3. Plante-Fitch says:

    >MARTHA Brooks is my favourite y/a writer.

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