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Books mentioned in the May 2016 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Mordicai Gerstein
I Am Pan! by Mordicai Gerstein, Roaring Brook, 4–8 years.

Folktales redux
Hansel & Gretel by Holly Hobbie, Little, Brown, 4–8 years.
Hare and Tortoise by Alison Murray, Candlewick, 4–8 years.
Little Red by Bethan Woollvin, Peachtree, 4–8 years.
Good Night, Baddies by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Juli Kangas, Simon/Beach Lane, 4–8 years.

A little light fantasy
Grayling’s Song by Karen Cushman, Clarion, 8–11 years.
A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff, Philomel, 8–11 years.
A Clatter of Jars by Lisa Graff, Philomel, 8–11 years.
A Dragon’s Guide to Making Your Human Smarter by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder, illus. by Mary GrandPré, Crown, 8–11 years.
The Door by the Staircase by Katherine Marsh, illus. by Kelly Murphy, Disney-Hyperion, 8–11 years.

Eureka!
Inside Biosphere 2: Earth Science Under Glass [Scientists in the Field] by Mary Kay Carson, photographs by Tom Uhlman, Houghton, 12–14 years.
The Story of Seeds: From Mendel’s Garden to Your Plate, and How There’s More of Less to Eat Around the World by Nancy F. Castaldo, Houghton, 12–14 years.
The Rain Wizard: The Amazing, Mysterious, True Life of Charles Mallory Hatfield by Larry Dane Brimner, Highlights/Calkins Creek, 12–14 years.
Steve Jobs: Insanely Great by Jessie Hartland, Random/Schwartz & Wade, 13–16 years.

Audio for teens
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman, narrated by Michael Curran-Dorsano, Blackstone Audio, 14 years and up.
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma, narrated by Georgia King and Sandy Rustin, Recorded Books, 14 years and up.
The Tight-Rope Walkers by David Almond, narrated by Richard Halverson, Brilliance Audio, 14 years and up.
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella, narrated by Gemma Whelan, Listening Library, 14 years and up.

These titles were featured in the May 2016 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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