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August 2017 Back-to-School Horn Book Herald: Recommended Reading

Picture Books (click through for reviews)
Magnets Push, Magnets Pull by David A. Adler, illus. by Anna Raff, Holiday
Lucía the Luchadora by Cynthia Leonor Garza, illus. by Alyssa Bermudez, Pow!
The Street Beneath My Feet by Charlotte Guillain, illus. by Yuval Zommer, Quarto
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from Around the World by Matt Lamothe, illus. by the author, Chronicle
I’m Smart by Kate McMullan, illus. by Jim McMullan, Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson, illus. by Vanessa Brantley Newton, Atheneum

Primary and Intermediate (click through for reviews)
Miss Ellicott’s School for the Magically Minded by Sage Blackwood, Tegen/HarperCollins
Trouble at School for Marvin & James [Masterpiece Adventures] by Elise Broach, illus. by Kelly Murphy, Ottaviano/Holt
The Losers Club by Andrew Clements, Random
Superstar by Mandy Davis, Harper/HarperCollins
The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey, illus. by Victoria Jamieson, Greenwillow

Middle School (click through for reviews)
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life by Kwame Alexander
Posted by John David Anderson, Walden Pond/HarperCollins
Mission to Pluto: The First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt [Scientists in the Field] by Mary Kay Carson, photos by Tom Uhlman (Houghton
Eye of the Storm: NASA, Drones, and the Race to Crack the Hurricane Code [Scientists in the Field] by Amy Cherrix, Houghton
The Pants Project by Cat Clarke, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson, illus. by the author, Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins

High School (click through for reviews)
Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos, Holt
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman, Holt
The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring, Delacorte
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World edited by Kelly Jensen, Algonquin
The Fashion Committee by Susan Juby, Viking
This Impossible Light by Lily Myers, Philomel
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin, Roaring Brook
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson, Bloomsbury

For Parents and Teachers

Theses titles were featured the August 2017 issue of The Horn Book Herald: Back to School.

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