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

Five questions for Matt Ringler
Strollercoaster by Matt Ringler, illus. by Raúl the Third and Elaine Bay; Little, Brown.

Doing things with Dad
My Two Border Towns by David Bowles, illus. by Erika Meza; Kokila/Penguin.
The Great Whipplethorp Bug Collection by Ben Brashares, illus. by Elizabeth Bergeland; Little, Brown.
Night Walk by Sara O’Leary, illus. by Ellie Arscott; Groundwood.
Seeking an Aurora by Elizabeth Pulford, illus. by Anne Bannock; Blue Dot Kids.
Carpenter’s Helper by Sybil Rosen, illus. by Camille Garoche; Schwartz & Wade/Random.
Hello, Jimmy! by Anna Walker, illus. by the author; Clarion.

LGBTQIA+ tweens and young teens
Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea by Ashley Herring Blake; Little Brown.
Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff; Dial.
How to Become a Planet by Nicole Melleby; Algonquin.
Middletown by Sarah Moon; Levine Querido.

In their own words
Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace Activist by Ger Duany with Garen Thomas; Make Me a World/Random.
Sylvie by Sylvie Kantorovitz, illus. by the author; Walker US/Candlewick.
Everything Sad Is Untrue: (A True Story) by Daniel Nayeri; Levine Querido.
Notes from a Young Black Chef: Adapted for Young Adults by Kwame Onwuachi with Joshua David Stein; Delacorte.
The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess with Laura L. Sullivan; Bloomsbury.

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

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