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Books mentioned in the January 2018 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Julie Danielson of Calling Caldecott
Silent Days, Silent Dreams by Allen Say, illus. by the author, Scholastic/Levine, 9–12 years.
Windows by Julia Denos, illus. by E. B. Goodale, 4–8 years.
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes, illus. by Gordon C. James, Agate/Bolden Books/  Millner, 5–7 years.
The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC’s (the Hard Way) by Patrick McDonnell, Little, Brown, 4–8 years.
A Different Pond by Bao Phi, illus. by Thi Bui, Capstone, 6–10 years.
The Iridescence of Birds by Patricia MacLachlan, illus. by Hadley Hooper, Roaring Brook /Porter, 5–8 years.
A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry,  illus. by Marc Simont, Harper, 4–7 years.

Try, try again
When Sophie Thinks She Can’t… by Molly Bang and Ann Stern, illus. by Molly Bang, Scholastic/Blue Sky, 3–5 years.
Chengdu Can Do by Barney Saltzberg, Disney-Hyperion, 3–5 years.
After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat, Roaring Brook, 4–7 years.
Little i by Michael Hall, Greenwillow, 4–7 years.

New books for new readers
It’s Shoe Time! [Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!] by Bryan Collier with additional illustrations by Mo Willems, Hyperion, 5–8 years.
Good Night, Planet by Liniers, TOON, 5–8 years.
Buenas Noches, Planeta by Liniers, TOON, 5–8 years.
Where’s Halmoni? by Julie Kim, Sasquatch/Little Bigfoot, 5–8 years.
Charlie & Mouse
by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Emily Hughes, Chronicle, 5–8 years.
Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy
by Laurel Snyder, illus. by Emily Hughes, Chronicle, 5–8 years.

Geology nonfiction that rocks
The Street Beneath My Feet by Charlotte Gullain, illus. by Yuval Zommer, Quarto, 7–10 years.
Earth Verse: Haiku from the Ground Up by Sally M. Walker, illus. by William Grill, Candlewick, 7–10 years.
Older than Dirt: A Wild but True History of Earth by Dan Brown and Mike Perfit, Houghton, 9–12 years.
Life on Surtsey: Iceland’s Upstart Island [Scientists in the Field] by Loree Griffin Burns, Houghton, 11–14 years.

Fantastic(al) heroines of color
The Foretelling of Georgie Spider [Tribe] by Ambelin Kwaymullina, Candlewick, 14 years and up.
Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older, Scholastic/Levine, 14 years and up.
Warcross by Marie Lu, Putnam, 14 years and up.
Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor, Viking, 12–14 years.

These titles were mentioned in the January 2018 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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