September/October 2018 Horn Book Magazine starred reviews

from THE ASSASSINATION OF BRANGWAIN SPURGE; illustration by Eugene Yelchin

The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.


Imagine!; written and illustrated by Raúl Colón (Wiseman/Simon)

A Parade of Elephants; written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow)

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates; written and illustrated by Ryan T. Higgins (Disney-Hyperion)

Dear Substitute; by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick; illustrated by Chris Raschka (Disney-Hyperion)

Blue; written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger (Porter/Roaring Brook)

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge; by M. T. Anderson; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin (Candlewick)

Finding Langston; by Lesa Cline-Ransome (Holiday)

Louisiana’s Way Home; by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick)

The Season of Styx Malone; by Kekla Magoon (Lamb/Random)

Merci Suárez Changes Gears; by Meg Medina (Candlewick)

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone; by Jaclyn Moriarty (Levine/Scholastic)

Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground; by T. R. Simon (Candlewick)

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees; written and illustrated by Don Brown (Houghton)

Unpunished Murder: Massacre at Colfax and the Quest for Justice; by Lawrence Goldstone (Scholastic Focus/Scholastic)

Hey, Kiddo; written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Graphix/Scholastic)

Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide; by Isabel Quintero; illustrated by Zeke Peña (Getty)

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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