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49 Fantastic New Titles | September 2017

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Picture Books

Barnes, Derrick. Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut. illus. by Gordon C. James. Agate/Bolden. Oct. 2017. p. 98.

Barnett, Mac. The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse. illus. by Jon Klassen. Candlewick. Oct. 2017. p. 100.

Dyckman, Ame. Read the Book, Lemmings! illus. by Zachariah OHora. Little, Brown. Nov. 2017. p. 105.

Harbridge, Paul. When the Moon Comes. illus. by Matt James. Tundra. Sept. 2017. p. 107.

Jaramillo, Susie. Little Skeletons Countdown to Midnight/Esqueletitos un libro contar en El Día de los Muertos. illus. by author. ­Encantos. Aug. 2017. p. 95. BL

Kim, Aram. No Kimchi for Me! illus. by author. Holiday House. Sept. 2017. p. 108.

Kim, Julie. Where’s Halmoni? illus. by author. Little Bigfoot. Oct. 2017. p. 109.

Lehman, Barbara. Red Again. illus. by author. HMH. Nov. 2017. p. 110.

Perkins, Useni Eugene. Hey Black Child. illus. by Bryan Collier. Little, Brown. Nov. 2017. p. 113.

Rylant, Cynthia. Herbert’s First Halloween. illus. by Steven Henry. Chronicle. Aug. 2017. p. 95.

Santat, Dan. After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again. illus. by author. Roaring Brook. Oct. 2017. p. 114.

Wolff, Ashley. Where, Oh Where, Is Baby Bear? illus. by author. S. & S./Beach Lane. Oct. 2017. p. 98.

Middle Grade

Bartók, Mira. The Wonderling. Candlewick. Sept. 2017. p. 120.

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. The War I Finally Won. Dial. Oct. 2017. p. 120.

Kelkar, Supriya. Ahimsa. Tu Bks. Oct. 2017. p. 126.

Reynolds, Jason. Patina. Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Bks. Aug. 2017. XPRESS

Rundell, Katherine. The Explorer. S. & S. Sept. 2017. p. 128.

Twain, Mark & Philip C. Stead. The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine. illus. by Erin Stead. Doubleday. Sept. 2017. p. 130.

YA

Bashardoust, Melissa. Girls Made of Snow and Glass. 384p. Flatiron Bks. Sept. 2017. p. 136.

Bryant, Megan E. Glow. Albert Whitman. Sept. 2017. p. 139.

Chee, Traci. The Speaker. Putnam. Nov. 2017. p. 133.

Griffin, Emily Ziff. Light Years. S. & S./Simon Pulse. Sept. 2017. p. 144.

Hoffmeister, Peter Brown. Too Shattered for Mending. Knopf. Sept. 2017. p. 144.

Kostakis, Will. The Sidekicks. Harlequin Teen. Oct. 2017. p. 145.

Ness, Patrick. Release. HarperCollins/Harper Teen. Sept. 2017. p. 148.

Oh, Axie. Rebel Seoul. Tu Bks. Sept. 2017. p. 135.

Okorafor, Nnedi. Akata Warrior. Viking. Oct. 2017. p. 135.

Older, Daniel José. Shadowhouse Fall. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Bks. Sept. 2017. p. 135. POP

Reed, Amy. The Nowhere Girls. S. & S./Simon Pulse. Oct. 2017. p. 149. POP

Rogerson, Margaret. An Enchantment of ­Ravens. S. & S./Margaret K. McElderry Bks. Sept. 2017. p. 136.

Sánchez, Erika L. I Am Not Your Perfect ­Mexican Daughter. Knopf. Oct. 2017. p. 150.

Graphic Novels

Chanani, Nidhi. Pashmina. illus. by author. First ­Second. Oct. 2017 p. 132.

Jamieson, Victoria. All’s Faire in Middle School. illus. by author. Dial. Sept. 2017. p. 132.

Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Green Gables. adapted by Mariah Marsden. illus. by Brenna Thummler. Andrews McMeel. Oct. 2017. p. 132.

Nonfiction

Brimner, Larry Dane. Twelve Days in May: ­Freedom Ride 1961. Calkins Creek. Nov. 2017. p. 167.

Charleyboy, Lisa & Mary Beth ­Leatherdale, eds. #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native ­American Women. Annick. Oct. 2017. p. 167.

Eggers, Dave. Her Right Foot. illus. by Shawn Harris. Chronicle. Sept. 2017. p. 160.

Engle, Margarita. Miguel’s Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote. illus. by Raúl Colón. Peachtree. Oct. 2017. p. 160.

greenberg, Jan & Sandra Jordan. Meet Cindy Sherman: Artist, Photographer, Chameleon. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter Bks. Oct. 2017. p. 168.

Hutto, Joe with Brenda Z. Guiberson. When I Was a Turkey: Based on the PBS Documentary My Life as a Turkey. illus. by Joe Hutto. Holt. Nov. 2017. p. 168.

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. Dream March: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington. illus. by Sally Wern Comport. ­Random. Dec. 2017. p. 162. POP

Rubin, Susan Goldman. Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands. Chronicle. Nov. 2017. p. 172.

Say, Allen. Silent Days, Silent Dreams. illus. by author. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Bks. Oct. 2017. p. 164.

Smith, Monique Gray. Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation. Orca. Sept. 2017. p. 173.

Tonatiuh, Duncan. Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México. illus. by ­author. Abrams. Aug. 2017. XPRESS

DVD

First Footprints. Dreamscape. 2017. p. 53.

Five Fables. Dreamscape. 2017. p. 52.

Audio

Alexander, Kwame. The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life. Recorded Bks. Feb. 2017. p. 56.

Bunker, Lisa. Felix Yz. Listening Library. Jun. 2017. p. 56.

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Comments

  1. The “Pashmina” Graphic novel looks good. I’ll have to check it out.

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