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

Five questions for Sonia Manzano
Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx, Scholastic, 14 years and up.

This is my life
Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University by Francisco Jiménez, Houghton, 14 years and up.
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir by Margarita Engle, Atheneum, 14 years and up.
The Trouble in Me by Jack Gantos, Farrar, 12–16 years.

Poetry and pictures
Beastly Verse selected and illus. by JooHee Yoon, Enchanted Lion, 3–6 years
Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de animales by Julie Paschkis, Holt, 3–6 years
Salsa: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem by Jorge Arugeta, illus. by Duncan Tonatiuh, trans. by Elisa Amado, Groundwood, 4–7 years.
Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton by Don Tate, Peachtree, 4–7 years.

Easy reading
Ballet Cat by Bob Shea, Disney-Hyperion, 5–8 years.
Piper Green and the Fairy Tree by Ellen Potter, illus. by Qin Leng, Knopf, 5–8 years.
Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon [Tales from Deckawoo Drive] by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen, Candlewick, 5–8 years.
Little Robot by Ben Hatke, Roaring Brook/First Second, 5–8 years.

Picturing fantasy
The Marvels by Brian Selznick, Scholastic, 10–12 years.
Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula by Andi Watson, Roaring Brook/First Second, 12–14 years.
Baba Yaga’s Assistant by Marika McCoola, illus. by Emily Carroll, Candlewick, 12–14 years.
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson, HarperTeen, 11–15 years.

These titles were featured in the August 2015 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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