Starred reviews, November-December 2019 Horn Book Magazine

Spread from Firefighters' Handbook

The following books will receive starred reviews in the November-December issue of The Horn Book Magazine:

The Shortest Day; by Susan Cooper; illustrated by Carson Ellis (Candlewick)

River; written and illustrated by Elisha Cooper (Orchard/Scholastic)

Birdsong; written and illustrated by Julie Flett (Greystone)

Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse; by Jane Godwin; illustrated by Blanca Gómez (Dial)

Small in the City; written and illustrated by Sydney Smith (Porter/Holiday)

Home in the Woods; written and illustrated by by Eliza Wheeler (Paulsen/Penguin)

Penny and Her Sled; written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow)

Lalani of the Distant Sea; by Erin Entrada Kelly; illus. by Lian Cho (Greenwillow)

The Year We Fell from Space; by Amy Sarig King (Levine/Scholastic)

Fing’s War; by Benny Lindelauf; translated from the Dutch by John Nieuwenhuizen (Enchanted Lion)

Light It Up; by Kekla Magoon; by Kekla Magoon (Holt)

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks; by Jason Reynolds (Dlouhy/Atheneum)

Firefighters’ Handbook; written and illustrated by Meghan McCarthy (Wiseman/Simon)


Roger Sutton
Roger Sutton
Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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