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Books mentioned in the February 2019 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Claire Hartfield
A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 by Claire Hartfield, Clarion, 12–16 years.

Celebrating Black History 2019
The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander, illus. by Kadir Nelson, Houghton/Versify, 8–14 years.
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, ed. by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson, illus. by various artists, Crown, 10–14 years.
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce with Debbie Levy, Bloomsbury, 10–14 years.
So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom by Gary D. Schmidt, illus. by Daniel Minter, Roaring Brook, 8–12 years.

Picture book love and community
Hands Up! by Breanna J. McDaniel, illus. by Shane W. Evans, Dial, 3–7 years.
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora, Little, Brown, 5–8 years.
My Hair Is a Garden by Cozbi A. Cabrera, Whitman, 5–8 years.
The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illus. by Rafael López, Penguin/Paulsen, 5–8 years.

Star-crossed love
On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden, Roaring Brook/First Second, 14 years and up.
Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds, HarperCollins/Tegen, 14 years and up.
The Ruinous Sweep by Tim Wynne-Jones, Candlewick, 14 years and up.
Lovely War by Julie Berry, Viking, 14 years and up.

These titles were featured in the February 2019 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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