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

Five questions for Ilyasah Shabazz & Renée Watson
X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon, Candlewick, 14 years and up.
Betty Before X by Ilyasah Shabazz and Renée Watson, Farrar, 11–14 years.

When the weather outside is frightful…
Chirri & Chirra: The Snowy Day by Kaya Doi, trans. by Yuki Kaneko, Enchanted Lion, 2–5 years.
Lines by Suzy Lee, Chronicle, 2–5 years.
Snow Scene by Richard Jackson, illus. by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Roaring Brook/Porter, 2–5 years.
Space Boy and the Snow Monster by Dian Curtis Regan, illus. by Robert Neubecker, Boyds Mills, 4–7 years.

#HBBlackHistoryMonth18
Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illus. by James E. Ransome, Holiday, 5–8 years.
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Eric Velasquez, Candlewick, 7–10 years.
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin, illus. by Evan Turk, Atheneum, 7–10 years.
Mama Africa: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song by Kathryn Erskine, illus. by Charly Palmer, Farrar, 7–10 years.

Fantastic (graphic-novel) voyages
5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior by Mark Siegel and Alexis Siegel, illus. by Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller, and Boya Sun, Random House, 8–11 years.
Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani, Roaring Brook/First Second, 9–12 years.The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag, Scholastic/Graphix, 9–12 years.
Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke, color by Alex Campbell and Hilary Sycamore, Roaring Brook/First Second, 9–12 years.
Mighty Jack and the Goblin King by Ben Hatke, color by Alex Campbell and Hilary Sycamore, Roaring Brook/First Second, 9–12 years.

Love, friendship, and fashion
Don’t Cosplay with My Heart by Cecil Castellucci, Scholastic, 12–16 years.
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green, Dutton, 14 years and up.
Eight Days on Planet Earth by Cat Jordan, HarperTeen, 14 years and up.
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang, Roaring Brook/First Second, 12–16 years.

These titles were featured in the February 2018 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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