Books mentioned in the July 2023 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Kerascoët
Bear with Me by Kerascoët; Random House Studio/Random.

Going to school
9 Kilometers by Claudio Aguilera, illus. by Gabriela Lyon, trans. from Spanish by Lawrence Schimel; Eerdmans.
Spanish Is the Language of My Family by Michael Genhart, illus. by John Parra; Porter/Holiday.
May’s Brave Day by Lucy Morris; Bloomsbury.
Miss Irwin by Allen Say; Scholastic.
The World’s Best Class Plant by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick, illus. by Lynnor Bontigao; Putnam.

Navigating school
Sincerely Sicily by Tamika Burgess; Harper/HarperCollins.
Honey and Me by Meira Drazin; Scholastic.
Garvey’s Choice: The Graphic Novel by Nikki Grimes, illus. by Theodore Taylor III; Wordsong/Astra.
Mwikali and the Forbidden Mask [Intasimi Warriors] by Shiko Nguru; Lantana.
How to Stay Invisible by Maggie C. Rudd; Farrar.
The Labors of Hercules Beal by Gary D. Schmidt; Clarion/HarperCollins.
Parachute Kids by Betty C. Tang; Graphix/Scholastic.

True stories
83 Days in Mariupol: A War Diary by Don Brown; Clarion/HarperCollins.
Doomed: Sacco, Vanzetti, and the End of the American Dream by John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro; Roaring Brook.
Family Style: Memories of an American from Vietnam by Thien Pham; First Second.
Bomb (Graphic Novel): The Race to Build — and Steal — the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin, illus. by Nick Bertozzi; Roaring Brook.
Peace Is a Chain Reaction: How World War II Japanese Balloon Bombs Brought People of Two Nations Together by Tanya Lee Stone; Candlewick.

From the July 2023 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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