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

Five questions for Marcie Colleen and Aaron Becker
Survivor Tree by Marcie Colleen, illus. by Aaron Becker; Little, Brown.

Remembering tragedies
Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by Jeff Gottesfeld, illus. by Matt Tavares; Candlewick.
A Day for Rememberin’: Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day by Leah Henderson, illus. by Floyd Cooper; Abrams.
All Hands on Deck!: A Deadly Hurricane, a Daring Rescue, and the Origin of the Cajun Navy by Robert Neubecker, illus. by the author; Knopf.
This Very Tree: A Story of 9/11, Resilience, and Regrowth by Sean Rubin, illus. by the author; Holt.
Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued by Peter Sís, illus. by the author; Norton.

Wordless wonders
The Farmer and the Circus by Marla Frazee, illus. by the author; Beach Lane/Simon.
Eek!: A Noisy Journey from A to Z by Julie Larios and Julie Paschkis, illus. by Julie Paschkis; Peachtree.
Over the Shop by JonArno Lawson, illus. by Qin Leng; Candlewick.
The Midnight Fair by Gideon Sterer, illus. by Mariachiara Di Giorgio; Candlewick.
Oscar’s Tower of Flowers by Lauren Tobia, illus. by the author; Candlewick.
Migrants by Issa Watanabe, illus. by the author; Gecko.

Ghost stories and urban legends
Only If You Dare: 13 Stories of Darkness and Doom by Josh Allen, illus. by Sarah J. Coleman; Holiday.
Ophie’s Ghosts by Justina Ireland; Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins.
Deadman’s Castle by Iain Lawrence; Ferguson/Holiday.
Paper Heart by Cat Patrick; Putnam.
Long Lost by Jacqueline West; Greenwillow.

Latinx-centered science fiction and fantasy
Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland; Simon Pulse.
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera; Levine Querido.
The Mirror Season by Anna-Marie McLemore; Feiwel.
Sanctuary by Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher; Putnam.

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

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