Starred reviews, Horn Book Magazine, September-October 2019



The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October issue of The Horn Book Magazine.

Field Trip to the Moon; written and illustrated by John Hare (Ferguson/Holiday).

A Big Bed for Little Snow; written and illustrated by Grace Lin (Little, Brown).

Double Bass Blues; by Andrea J. Loney; illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez (Knopf).

Vroom!; written and illustrated by Barbara McClintock (Farrar).

Saturday; written and illustrated by Oge Mora (Little, Brown).

Beverly, Right Here; by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick).

The Language of Fire; by Stephanie Hemphill (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins).

A Place to Belong; by Cynthia Kadohata; illus. by Julia Kuo (Dlouhy/Atheneum).

Strange Birds; by Celia C. Pérez (Kokila/Penguin).

Pumpkinheads; by Rainbow Rowell; illus. by Faith Erin Hicks (First Second/Roaring Brook).

The Fountains of Silence; by Ruta Sepetys (Philomel).

Liberty Arrives!; written and illustrated by Robert Byrd (Dial).

Ordinary Hazards; by Nikki Grimes (Wordsong/Boyds Mills).

Torpedoed; by Deborah Heiligman (Godwin/Holt).

Crossing on Time; written and illustrated by David Macaulay (Roaring Brook).

The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets; by Sarah Miller (Schwartz & Wade/Random).

Guts; written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier (Graphix/Scholastic).

A Place to Land; by Barry Wittenstein; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney (Porter/Holiday).

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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