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

Five questions for George Takei
They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, and Steven Scott, illus. by Harmony Becker, Top Shelf, 12 years and up.

Japanese internment
Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II by Andrea Warren, Holiday/Ferguson, 11–14 years.
A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata, illus. by Julia Kuo, Atheneum/Dlouhy, 11–14 years.
This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura, HarperTeen, 14 years and up.
A Scarf for Keiko by Ann Malaspina, illus. by Merrilee Liddiard, Kar-Ben, 5–8 years.

Fueling imagination
Vroom! by Barbara McClintock, Farrar, 2–5 years.
Trucks Roll! by George Ella Lyon, illus. by Craig Frazier, Atheneum/Jackson, 2–5 years.
Planes Fly! by George Ella Lyon, illus. by Mick Wiggins, Atheneum/Jackson, 2–5 years.
Boats Float! by George Ella Lyon and Benn Lyon, illus. by Mick Wiggins, Atheneum/Jackson, 2–5 years.
Trains Run! by George Ella Lyon and Benn Lyon, illus. by Mick Wiggins, Atheneum/Jackson, 2–5 years.
Puppy Truck by Brian Pinkney, Atheneum, 2–5 years.
What Kind of Car Does a T. Rex Drive? by Mark Lee, illus. by Brian Biggs, Putnam, 4–7 years.

Amazing animals
Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home by Sy Montgomery, illus. by Amy Schimler-Safford, Simon/Wiseman, 5–8 years.
Moth: An Evolution Story by Isabel Thomas, illus. by Daniel Egnéus, Bloomsbury, 5–8 years.
Karl's New Beak: 3-D Printing Builds a Bird a Better Life [Encounter] by Lela Nargi, illus. by Harriet Popham, Capstone/Smithsonian, 7–9 years.
Predator and Prey: A Conversation in Verse by Susannah Buhrman-Deever, illus. by Burt Kitchen, Candlewick Studio, 7–9 years.

 

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

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