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

Five Questions for Alice Faye Duncan
Just like a Mama by Alice Faye Duncan, illus. by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow, Millner/Simon.

Women's History Month 2020 picture-book biographies
Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou by Bethany Hegedus, illus. by Tonya Engel, Lee & Low.
A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa by Andrea D’Aquino, illus. by the author, Princeton.
Her Fearless Run: Kathrine Switzer’s Historic Boston Marathon by Kim Chaffee, illus. by Ellen Rooney, Page Street.
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard, illus. by Oge Mora, Schwartz & Wade/Random.
What Miss Mitchell Saw by Hayley Barrett, illus. by Diana Sudyka, Beach Lane/Simon.

Middle-grade mystery & detective stories
Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: The Body Under the Piano by Marthe Jocelyn, illus. by Isabelle Follath, Tundra.
The Thief Knot: A Greenglass House Story by Kate Milford, illus. by Jaime Zollars, Clarion.
The Peacock Detectives by Carly Nugent, Harper/HarperCollins.
York: The Clockwork Ghost by Laura Ruby, Walden Pond/HarperCollins.

YA magic
Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi, Holt.
Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron, HarperTeen.
The Queen of Nothing [Folk of the Air] by Holly Black, Little, Brown.
The Empire of Dreams by Rae Carson, Greenwillow.
Vow of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson, Holt.
Bid My Soul Farewell by Beth Revis, Razorbill/Penguin.

From the March 2020 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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