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Books mentioned in the January 2015 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for A.S. King
Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King, Little, Brown, 14 years and up.

Fierce females
Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle, Houghton, 14 years and up.
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld, Simon Pulse, 14 years and up.
Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer, Dutton, 14 years and up.
The Good Sister by Jamie Kain, St. Martin’s Griffin, 14 years and up.

Snowy days
Supertruck by Stephen Savage, Roaring Brook/Porter, 2–5 years.
Finding Spring by Carin Berger, Greenwillow, 2–5 years.
First Snow by Peter McCarty, HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, 3–7 years.
Blizzard by John Rocco, Disney-Hyperion, 4–8 years.

Series for the elementary set
Sleuth on Skates [Sesame Seade Mystery] by Clémentine Beauvais, illus. by Sarah Horne, Holiday, 7–10 years.
Friendship Over [Top-Secret Diary of Celie Valentine] by Julie Sternberg, illus. by Johanna Wright, Boyds Mills, 7–10 years.
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor [Frank Einstein] by Jon Scieszka, illus. by Brian Biggs, Abrams/Amulet, 7–10 years.
Dog Days [Carver Chronicles] by Karen English, illus. by Laura Freeman, Clarion, 7–10 years.
Skateboard Party [Carver Chronicles] by Karen English, illus. by Laura Freeman, Clarion, 7–10 years.

Graphic-novel memoirs
El Deafo by Cece Bell, color by David Lasky, Abrams/Amulet, 11–14 years.
Smile by Raina Telgemeier, color by Braden Lamb, Scholastic/Graphix, 11–14 years.
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier, color by Braden Lamb, Scholastic/Graphix, 11–14 years.
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince, Zest Books, 12 years and up.
A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return by Zeina Abirached, trans. by Edward Gauvin, Lerner/Graphic Universe, 12 years and up.
I Remember Beirut by Zeina Abirached, Lerner/Graphic Universe, 12 years and up.

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