Books mentioned in the June 2016 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Tim Federle
Better Nate than Ever by Tim Federle, Simon, 8–12 years.
Five, Six, Seven, Nate! by Tim Federle, Simon, 8–12 years.
The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle, Simon, 14 years and up.

YA with pride
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour and David Levithan, St. Martin’s Griffin, 14 years and up.
Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley, Dial, 14 years and up.
Draw the Line by Laurent Linn, McElderry, 14 years and up.
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo, Flatiron, 14 years and up.

Arts and letters
Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois by Amy Novesky, illus. by Isabelle Arsenault, Abrams, 5–8 years.
Mary Cassat: Extraordinary Impressionist Painter by Barbara Herket, illus. by Gabi Swiakowska, Holt/Ottaviano, 5–8 years.
Just a Lucky So and So: The Story of Louis Armstrong by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illus. by James Ransom, Holiday, 5–8 years.
W Is for Webster: Noah Webster and His American Dictionary by Tracey Fern, illus. by Boris Kulikov, Farrar/Ferguson, 5–8 years.

Party animals
A Goofy Guide to Penguins by Jean-Luc Coudray and Philippe Coudray, illus. by Philippe Coudray, TOON, 5–8 years.
Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure [Chicken Squad] by Doreen Cronin, illus. by Stephen Gilpin,  Athenenum/Dlouhy, 5–8 years.
Snail & Worm: Three Stories About Two Friends by Tina Kügler, Houghton, 5–8 years.
The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson, Holt, 6–9 years.

Fathers, sons, and grandfathers
Booked by Kwame Alexander, Houghton, 11–14 years.
As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds, Athenenum/Dlouhy, 11–14 years.
Talking Leaves by Joseph Bruchac, Dial, 11–14 years.
The Most Important Thing: Stories About Sons, Fathers, and Grandfathers by Avi, Candlewick, 11–14 years.

These titles were featured in the June 2016 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.
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