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Books mentioned in the February 2017 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Nikki Grimes
One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes, illus. by various artists, Bloomsbury, 11 years and up.

Notes on Black History Month 2017
Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan, Atheneum/Dlouhy, 8–14 years.
You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Jeffery Boston Weatherford, Atheneum, 11–14 years.
Brown v. Board of Education: A Fight for Simple Justice by Susan Goldman Rubin, Holiday, 11–14 years.
Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell, illus. by Shadra Strickland, Chronicle, 12 years and up.

Creature-feature apps
Little Kitten by Fox & Sheep/Squeakosaurus, 3–5 years.
TinyHands Raccoon Treehouse by Tiny Hands, 3–5 years.
Sago Mini Forest Flyer by Sago Mini, 3–5 years.
Fiete KinderZoo by Ahoiii, 3–5 years.

Refugee children
The Journey by Francesca Sanna, Flying Eye/NoBrow, 6–9 years.
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Story by Margriet Ruurs, illus. Nizar Ali Badr, Orca, 6–9 years.
My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo, Pajama Press, 6–9 years.
Somos como las nubes / We Are Like the Clouds by Jorge Argueta, trans. by Alfonso Ruano, illus. by Elisa Amado, Groundwood, 6–9 years.

Dystopian teen heroes
The Bombs That Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan, Bloomsbury, 14 years and up.
Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin, Greenwillow, 14 years and up.
Scythe by Neal Schusterman, Simon, 14 years and up
Replica by Lauren Oliver, HarperCollins/Harper, 14 years and up.

These titles were featured in the February 2017 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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