Books mentioned in the January 2022 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Marilyn Nelson
Augusta Savage: The Shape of a Sculptor's Life by Marilyn Nelson; Ottaviano/Little, Brown.

Nonfiction for Black History Month 2022
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by Brandy Colbert; Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins.
Rise Up!: How You Can Join the Fight Against White Supremacy by Crystal M. Fleming; Holt.
Recognize!: An Anthology Honoring and Amplifying Black Life edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson; Crown.
Run: Book One by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illus. by L. Fury with Nate Powell; Good Trouble Productions/ComicArts/Abrams.
Harriet Tubman: Toward Freedom by Whit Taylor, illus. by Kazimir Lee; Little, Brown.
Baseball’s Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues by Andrea Williams; Roaring Brook.

Stepping up
The Swag Is in the Socks by Kelly J. Baptist; Crown.
Keeping It Real by Paula Chase; Greenwillow.
Just Right Jillian by Nicole D. Collier; Versify/HarperCollins.
Playing the Cards You’re Dealt by Varian Johnson; Scholastic.
Fast Pitch by Nic Stone; Crown.

Black family love
The Electric Slide and Kai by Kelly J. Baptist, illus. by Darnell Johnson; Lee & Low.
Soul Food Sunday by Winsome Bingham, illus. by C. G. Esperanza; Abrams.
When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke; Candlewick.
Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope by Jodie Patterson, illus. by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow; Crown.
A History of Me by Adrea Theodore, illus. by Erin K. Robinson; Porter/Holiday.
Dream Street by Tricia Elam Walker, illus. by Ekua Holmes; Schwartz/Random.
The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson, illus. by Rafael López; Paulsen/Penguin.

From the January 2022 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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