Books mentioned in the January 2020 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Kacen Callender
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Scholastic, 10–14 years.

Sense of place
Some Places More than Others by Renée Watson, Bloomsbury, 9–12 years.
All the Ways Home by Elsie Chapman, Feiwel, 9–12 years.   
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds, Atheneum/Dlouhy, 10–14 years.
The Color of the Sun by David Almond, Candlewick, 10–14 years.

Intergenerational warmth and wisdom
Love and the Rocking Chair by Diane and Leo Dillon, Scholastic/Blue Sky, 5–8 years.
At the Mountain's Base by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Weshoyot Alvitre, Penguin/Kokila, 5–8 years. 
My Grandma and Me by Mina Javaherbin, Candlewick, 5–8 years.    
You Are My Friend: The Story of Mister Rogers and His Neighborhood by Aimee Reid, illustrated by Matt Phelan, Abrams, 5–8 years.

Fascinating figures from twentieth-century history
Torpedoed: The True Story of the WWII Sinking of "The Children's Ship" by Deborah Heiligman, Holt/Godwin, 11–14 years.   
A Light in the Darkness: Janusz Korczak, His Orphans, and the Holocaust by Albert Marrin, Knopf, 12–16 years.
The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets by Sarah Miller, Random/Schwartz & Wade, 12–16 years.   
Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America by Steve Sheinkin, Roaring Brook, 12–16 years.

These books were featured in the January 2020 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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