Books mentioned in the February 2021 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Frank Morrison
Above the Rim: How Elgin Maylor Changed Basketball by Jen Bryant, illus. by Frank Morrison; Abrams.

#OwnVoices biographies for Black History Month 2021
This Is Your Time by Ruby Bridges; Delacorte.
One Step Further: My Story of Math, the Moon, and a Lifelong Mission by Katherine Johnson with Joylette Hylick and Katherine Moore, illus. by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow; National Geographic Kids.
The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall's Life, Leadership, and Legacy by Kekla Magoon, illus. by Laura Freeman; Quill Tree/HarperCollins.
She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm by Katheryn Russell-Brown, illus. by Eric Velasquez; Lee & Low.
William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad by Don Tate; Peachtree.
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Floyd Cooper; Carolrhoda.

Black History Month 2021 #OwnVoices middle grade sci-fi/fantasy
Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston; Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins.
Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron; Houghton.
Tristan Strong Destroys the World by Kwame Mbalia; Riordan/Disney-Hyperion.
Ikenga by Nnedi Okorafor; Viking.
Root Magic by Eden Royce; Walden/HarperCollins.

LGBTQIAP+ romance
Love Is for Losers by Wibke Brueggemann; Farrar.
A Complicated Love Story Set in Space by Shaun David Hutchinson; Simon.
The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar; Page Street.
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson; Scholastic.
Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram; Dial.
Where We Go from Here y Lucas Rocha, trans. from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena; PUSH/Scholastic.

From the February 2021 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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