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

Five questions for Tomi Adeyemi
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Holt, 14 years and up.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, 14 years and up.

Bad blood
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge, Abrams/Amulet, 12–16 years.
Ink by Alice Broadway, Scholastic, 14 years and up.
Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier, Houghton, 14 years and up.
The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton, Candlewick, 14 years and up.

Preschoolers’ life lessons
People Don’t Bite People by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Molly Idle, Atheneum, 2–5 years.
Goldilocks and the Just Right Potty by Leigh Hodgkinson, Candlewick/Nosy Crow, 2–5 years.
Ducks Away! by Mem Fox, illus. by Judy Horacek, Scholastic, 2–5 years.
Pignic by Matt Phelan, Greenwillow, 2–5 years.

The power of poetry
I Am Loved by Nikki Giovanni, illus. by Ashley Bryan, Atheneum/Dlouhy, 5–8 years.
That Is My Dream! by Langston Hughes, illus. by Daniel Miyares, Random/Schwartz & Wade, 5–8 years.
Family Poems for Every Day of the Week / Poemas familiares para cada día de la semana by Francisco X. Alarcón, illus. by Maya Christina Gonzalez, Lee & Low/Children’s Book Press, 5–8 years.
Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship by Irene Latham and Charles Waters, illus. by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, Carolrhoda, 6–9 years.

Listening to friends and family
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez, narrated by Trini Alvarado, Recorded Books, 9–12 years.
Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan, narrated by Soneela Nankani, Recorded Books, 9–12 years.
The Losers Club by Andrew Clements, narrated by Chris Gebauer, Listening Library, 8–11 years.
The Vanderbeekers of 141st St. by Karina Yan Glaser, narrated by Robin Miles, Recorded Books, 8–11 years.

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

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