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Draw! (Colón) illus. by Raúl Colón

Draw! (Colón) illus. by Raúl Colón

Fiction

Aslan, Austin. The Islands at the End of the World. Random/ Wendy Lamb Bks. Aug. 2014. p. 113.

Betts, A. J. Zac & Mia. Houghton Harcourt. Sept. 2014. p. 114.

COLÓN, Raúl. Draw! illus. by author. S. & S./Paula Wiseman Bks. Sept. 2014. p. 76.

Duyvis, Corinne. Otherbound. Abrams/Amulet. Jun. 2014. p. 118.

Ehrlich, Esther. Nest. Random/Wendy Lamb Bks. Sept. 2014. p. 100

Feiffer, Jules. Rupert Can Dance. illus. by author. Farrar/Michael di Capua Bks. Aug. 2014. p. 77.

Giles, Gail. Girls Like Us. 224p. ebook available. Candlewick. 2014. p. 120.

Haskell, Merrie. The Castle Behind Thorns. HarperCollins. Jun. 2014. p. 103.

Jay, Alison. Out of the Blue. illus. by author. Barefoot. Jun. 2014. p. 81.

Levy, Dana Alison. The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher. Delacorte. Jul. 2014. p. 104.

Moracho, Cristina. Althea & Oliver. Viking. Oct. 2014. p. 126.

Newgarden, Mark & Megan Montague Cash. Bow-Wow’s Nightmare Neighbors. illus. by authors. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter Bks. Aug. 2014. p. 86.

Willems, Mo. The Pigeon Needs a Bath! illus. by author. Hyperion/Disney Book Group. 2014. p. 94.

Nonfiction

BRIMNER, Larry Dane. Strike!: The Farm Workers’ Fight for Their Rights. Calkins Creek. Oct. 2014. p. 143.

Fleming, Candace. The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia. Random. Jul. 2014. p. 144.

JENKINS , Steve with Robin Page. Creature Features: Twenty-Five Animals Tell Us Why They Look the Way They Do. illus. by Steve Jenkins. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Oct. 2014. p. 138.

Professional Reading

Klipper, Barbara. Programming for Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder. ALA Editions. 2014. p. 151.

From the Adult Books 4 Teens blog

FINCH, Charles. The Last Enchantments . St. Martin’s. Feb. 2014. Posted 4/21/14

DVD

The Address. Dist. by PBS. 2014. p. 57.

The Funkiest Monkeys. (Nature). Dist. by PBS. 2014. p. 60.

Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem. (Nature). Dist. by PBS. 2014. p. 60.

Audio

MULL, Brandon. Sky Raiders. S. & S. Audio. 2014. p. 64.

ROY, Carter. The Blood Guard. Brilliance Audio. 2014. p. 64.

BLACK HAWK. Life of Black Hawk, or Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak. Dreamscape Media. 2014. p. 65.

KUKLIN, Susan. Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out. Brilliance Audio. 2014. p. 68.

TERRILL, Cristin. All Our Yesterdays. Tantor Audio. 2014. p. 69.

This article was published in School Library Journal's June 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

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