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

Five questions for Lauren Wolk
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk, Dutton, 10–13 years.

The past made personal
Brave like My Brother by Marc Tyler Nobleman, Scholastic, 7–10 years.
Makoons [Birchbark House] by Louise Erdrich, HarperCollins/Harper, 8–11 years.
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm, Random, 8–11 years.
Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm, Random, 8–11 years.
Lion Island: Cuba’s Warrior of Words by Margarita Engle, Atheneum, 9–12 years.
The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano by Margarita Engle, illus. by Sean Qualls, Scholastic, 9–12 years.

Preschool milestones
Bye-Bye Binky [Big Kid Power] by Maria van Lieshout, Chronicle, 2–4 years.
I Use the Potty [Big Kid Power] by Maria van Lieshout, Chronicle, 2–4 years.
How to Pee: Potty Training for Girls by Todd Spector; illus. by Aree Chung, Holt, 2–4 years.
How to Pee: Potty Training for Boys by Todd Spector; illus. by Aree Chung, Holt, 2–4 years.
The Saddest Toilet in the World by Sam Apple; illus. by Sam Ricks, Simon/Aladdin, Holt, 3–5 years.
Blocks by Irene Dickson, Candlewick/Nosy Crow, Holt, 2–4 years.

Apps to beat the summer slump
Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System, MiniLab Ltd., 7–10 years.
The Earth, Tinybop, 9–12 years.
Solve the Outbreak, CDC, 9–12 years.
Brainbean, Tanner Christensen, 10–13 years.

“What are you doing after graduation?”
Meet Me Here by Bryan Bliss, Greenwillow, 14 years and up.
Up to This Pointe by Jennifer Longo, Random, 14 years and up.
The Land of 10,000 Madonnas by Kate Hattemer, Knopf, 14 years and up.
Ask Me How I Got Here by Christine Heppermann, Greenwillow, 14 years and up.

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

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