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

Five questions for John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
March: Book Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illus. by Nate Powell, Top Shelf, 14 years and up.

Historical crossroads
Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West by Candace Fleming, Roaring Brook/Porter, 12–16 years.
In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives by Kenneth C. Davis, Holt, 11–14 years.
Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb, Scholastic/Levine, 12–16 years.
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler by Russell Freedman, Clarion, 11–14 years.

In the doghouse
Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty, illus. by Julia Sarcone-Roach, Knopf, 4–7 years.
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled by Lynne Rae Perkins, Greenwillow, 4–7 years.
Emerson Barks! by Liza Woodruff, Holt/Ottaviano, 4–7 years.
One Hundred Bones! by Yuval Zommer, Candlewick/Templar, 4–7 years.

Welcome, new readers!
The Thank You Book [Elephant & Piggie] by Mo Willems, Hyperion, 4–7 years.
Duck, Duck, Porcupine! by Salina Yoon, Bloomsbury, 4–7 years.
The Infamous Ratsos by Kara LaReau, illus. by Matt Myers, Candlewick, 5–8 years.
Inspector Flytrap by Tom Angleberger, illus. by Cece Bell, Abrams/Amulet, 5–8 years.

Plots with pluck
Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding, illus. by Sydney Smith, Little, Brown, 8–11 years.
Dara Palmer’s Major Drama by Emma Shevah, illus. by Helen Crawford-White, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 8–11 years.
The Ballad of a Broken Nose by Arne Svingen, translated by Kari Dickson, McElderry, 9–12 years.
Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom by Booki Vivat, HarperCollins/Harper, 9–12 years.

From the August 2016 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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