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

Five questions for Jack Wong
When You Can Swim by Jack Wong; Orchard/Scholastic.  

Summer activities
Daddy & Me, Side by Side by Pierce Freelon, illus. by Nadia Fisher; Little, Brown.
Summer Is for Cousins by Rajani LaRocca, illus. by Abhi Alwar; Abrams.
A Bed of Stars by Jessica Love; Candlewick.
Grandma’s Tipi: A Present-Day Lakota Story by S. D. Nelson; Abrams.
Domino’s Tree House by Dawn Patitucci, illus. by Francisco Fonseca; WorthyKids.

Appreciating the arts
Playing Through the Turnaround by Mylisa Larsen; Clarion/HarperCollins.
Camp Sylvania by Julie Murphy; Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins.
Hope in the Valley by Mitali Perkins; Farrar.
Doodles from the Boogie Down by Stephanie Rodriguez, illus. by the author, color by Andrea Bell; Kokila/Penguin.
Boomi’s Boombox by Shanthi Sekaran; Tegen/HarperCollins.
Bubble Trouble by Wendy Wan-Long Shang; Scholastic.
Lotus Bloom and the Afro Revolution by Sherri Winston; Bloomsbury.

LGBTQIA+ representation
Imogen, Obviously by Becky Albertalli; Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins.
We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds; Roaring Brook.
Destination Unknown by Bill Konigsberg; Scholastic.
Forever Is Now by Mariama J. Lockington; Farrar.
The Minus-One Club by Kekla Magoon; Holt.
Venom & Vow by Anna-Marie McLemore and Elliott McLemore; Feiwel.
Chasing Pacquiao by Rod A. Pulido; Viking.

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

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