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November/December Horn Book starred reviews

stfThe following books will receive starred reviews in the November/December issue of The Horn Book Magazine:

 

Wolf in the Snow; written and illus. by Matthew Cordell (Feiwel/Macmillan)

Sleep Tight Farm; by Eugenie Doyle; illus. by Becca Stadtlander (Chronicle)

The Bossier Baby; written and illus. by Marla Frazee (Beach Lane/Simon)

The Sleeping Gypsy; written and illus. by Mordicai Gerstein (Holiday)

I Used to Be a Fish; written and illus. by Tom Sullivan (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins)

To Stay Alive; by Skila Brown (Candlewick)

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog; by Adam Gidwitz; illus. by Hatem Aly (Dutton)

Bloodline; by Joe Jiménez (Arte Público)

When the Sea Turned to Silver; written and illus. by Grace Lin (Little, Brown)

Juana & Lucas; written and illus. by Juana Medina (Candlewick)

Cloud and Wallfish; by Anne Nesbet (Candlewick)

The Heartless Troll by Øyvind Torseter; illus. by the author; trans. from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson (Enchanted Lion)

The Sun Is Also a Star; by Nicola Yoon (Delacorte)

Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life; written and illus. by Ashley Bryan (Dlouhy/Atheneum)

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat; written and illus. by Javaka Steptoe (Little, Brown)

Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World’s Brightest Bird; by Pamela S. Turner; photos by Andy Comins; with art by Guido De Filippo (Houghton)

 

 

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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