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

Five questions for John Cho and Sarah Suk
Troublemaker by John Cho with Sarah Suk; Little, Brown.  

Living through history
The Door of No Return by Kwame Alexander; Little, Brown.
Loyalty by Avi; Clarion/HarperCollins.
Freewater by Amina Luqman-Dawson; Little, Brown.
We Were the Fire: Birmingham 1963 by Shelia P. Moses; Paulsen/Penguin.
Playing a Dangerous Game by Patrick Ochieng; Accord/Norton.
My Own Lightning by Lauren Wolk; Dutton.

School-set comics
Other Boys by Damian Alexander; illus. by the author; First Second.
Swim Team by Johnnie Christmas; illus. by the author; HarperAlley/HarperCollins.
The Real Riley Mayes by Rachel Elliott; illus. by the author; Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins.
Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez; illus. by Gabriela Epstein; color by Lark Pien; Graphix/Scholastic.
Growing Pangs by Kathryn Ormsbee; illus. by Molly Brooks; color by Bex Glendining and Elise Schuenke; Random.
Button Pusher by Tyler Page; illus. by the author; First Second.
Twin Cities by Jose Pimienta; illus. by the author; RH Graphic/Random.

Not too cool
In Honor of Broken Things by Paul Acampora; Dial.
Debating Darcy by Sayantani DasGupta; Scholastic.
Moonwalking by Zetta Elliott and Lyn Miller-Lachmann;  Farrar.
My Mechanical Romance by Alexene Farol Follmuth; Holiday.
Alice Austen Lived Here by Alex Gino; Scholastic.
Lulu and Milagro’s Search for Clarity by Angela Velez; Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins.

School 101
The Queen of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes; illus. by Vanessa Brantley-Newton; Paulsen/Penguin.
John’s Turn by Mac Barnett; illus. by Kate Berube; Candlewick.
Puppy Bus by Drew Brockington; illus. by the author; Abrams.
Field Trip to Volcano Island by John Hare; illus. by the author; Ferguson/Holiday.
Tomatoes in My Lunchbox by Costantia Manoli; illus. by Magdalena Mora; Roaring Brook.
Abdul’s Story by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow; illus. by Tiffany Rose; Salaam/Simon.
Gibberish by Young Vo; illus. by the author; Levine Querido.
Luli and the Language of Tea by Andrea Wang; illus. by Hyewon Yum; Porter/Holiday.

Concept books including and beyond ABCs
Where’s My Cat? by Seymour Chwast; illus. by the author; Minedition.
A Is for Bee: An Alphabet Book in Translation by Ellen Heck; illus. by the author; Levine Querido.
H Is for Harlem by Dinah Johnson; illus. by April Harrison; Ottaviano/Little, Brown.
Time Flies: Down to the Last Minute by Tara Lazar; illus. by Ross MacDonald; Little, Brown.
A Kunwinjku Counting Book by Gabriel Maralngurra and Felicity Wright; illus. by Gabriel Maralngurra; Enchanted Lion.
Whose Bones Are Those? by Chihiro Takeuchi; illus. by the author; Candlewick Studio.
Eggs from Red Hen Farm: Farm to Table with Mazes and Maps by Monica Wellington; illus. by the author; Holiday.
 

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

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