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

Five questions for Skila Brown
To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party by Skila Brown, Candlewick, 14 years and up.
Caminar by Skila Brown, Candlewick, 11–14 years.
Slickety Quick: Poems About Sharks by Skila Brown, illus. by Bob Kolar, Candlewick, 5–8 years.

Historical horror stories
The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry, Viking, 12–16 years.
The Last Execution by Jesper Wung-Sung, trans. by Lindy Falk van Rooyen, Atheneum/Dlouhy, 14 years and up.
Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel, Simon, 14 years and up.
Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America by Gail Jarrow, Boyds Mills/Calkins Creek, 9–13 years.

Monster mash
Marisol McDonald and the Monster/Marisol McDonald y el monstruo by Monica Brown, trans. by Adriana Dominguez, illus. by Sara Palacios, Lee & Low/Children’s, 4–7 years.
Quit Calling Me a Monster! by Jory John, illus. by Bob Shea, Random House, 4–7 years.
The Not So Quiet Library by Zachariah OHora, Dial, 4–7 years.
I Will Not Eat You by Adam Lehrhaupt, illus. by Scott Magoon, Simon and Schuster/Wiseman, 4–7 years.

Fantastical folklore
The Singing Bones: Inspired by Grimms’ Fairy Tales adapted and illus. by Shaun Tan from text by Jack Zipes, Scholastic/Levine, 9–13 years.
The Heartless Troll by Øyvind Torseter, trans. by Kari Dickson, Enchanted Lion, 9–13 years.
The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes by Duncan Tonatiuh, Abrams, 7–10 years.
D’Aulaires’ Book of Norwegian Folktales adapted and illus. by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire,  University of Minnesota, 7–10 years.
The Merry Pranks of Till Eulenspiegel by Heinz Janisch, illus. by Lisbeth Zwerger, Minedition, 7–10 years.

Ghosts and witches and wizards, oh my!
The Haunting of Falcon House by Eugene Yelchin, Holt, 9–12 years.
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin, 10–13 years
The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman, Candlewick, 10–13 years.
Ghostly Echoes [Jackaby] by William Ritter, Algonquin, 10–13 years.

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

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