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Starred Reviews from the August 2012 Issue

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Illustration from "Bear Has a Story to Tell"

Bear Has a Story to Tell (Stead)
Illustration by Erin E. Stead

Preschool to Grade 4

CHIN, Jason. Island: A Story of the Galápagos . illus. by au thor. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter. Sept. 2012. p. 90.

FLEMING, Candace. Oh, No! illus. by Eric Rohmann. Random/Schwartz & Wade Bks. Sept. 2012. p. 72.

FLORIAN, Douglas. Shiver Me Timbers! illus. by Robert Neubecker. S & S/Beach Lane Bks. Aug. 2012. p. 92.

FRAZEE, Marla. Boot & Shoe. illus. by author. S & S/Beach Lane Bks. Oct. 2012. p. 74.

JENKINS, Emily. Lemonade in Winter. illus. by G. Brian Karas. Random/Schwartz & Wade Bks. Sept. 2012. p. 78.

MARINO, Gianna. Too Tall Houses. illus. by author. Viking. Sept. 2012. p. 81.

SCHUBERT, Leda. Monsieur Marceau. illus. by Gérard DuBois. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter. Sept. 2012. p. 94.

STEAD, Philip C. Bear Has a Story to Tell. illus. by Erin E. Stead. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter. Sept. 2012. p. 87.

TALBOTT, Hudson. It’s All About Me-ow. illus. by author. Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Bks. Sept. 2012. p. 88.

WARD, Helen, retel. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse. illus. by reteller. Candlewick/Templar. Sept. 2012. p. 95.

WILLEMS, Mo. Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems. illus. by reteller. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. Sept. 2012. p. 88.

WOLF, Karina. The Insomniacs. illus. by The Brothers Hilts. Putnam. Aug. 2012. p. 89.


HARTMAN, Rachel. Seraphina. Random. p. 105.

HESSE, Karen. Safekeeping. photos by author. Feiwel & Friends. Sept. 2012. p. 106.

HORVATH, Polly. One Year in Coal Harbor. Random/Schwartz & Wade Bks. Sept. 2012. p. 106.

JOHNSON, Angela. A Certain October. S & S. Aug. 2012. p. 107.

PITCHER, Annabel. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece. Little, Brown. Aug. 2012. p. 110.

RAPPAPORT, Doreen. Beyond Courage. Candlewick. Sept. 2012. p. 115.

SCHLITZ, Laura Amy. Splendors and Glooms. Candlewick. Aug. 2012. p. 111.

Adult Books 4 Teens Blog

BRUNT, Carol Rifka. Tell the Wolves I’m Home. Dial. (July 4 post)

KOSMATKA, Ted. The Games. Del Rey. (June 19 post)

WALKER, Karen Thompson. The Age of Miracles. Random. (June 25 post)


Bink & Gollie. Weston Woods. p. 50.

Diamond Queen. Warner Home Video. p. 52.

Everything You Need to Know About Marijuana in 22 Minutes. Human Relations Media. p. 47.

Frozen Planet. Warner Home Video. p. 51.

Other Side. Weston Woods. p. 50.


Anansi Story Favorites. Kunama Mtendaji. p. 53.

Blues in All Flavors. NewSound Kids. p. 60.

Mr. Hynde Is Out of His Mind. By Dan Gutman. Recorded Books. p. 56.

My Name Is Not Easy. By Debby Dahl Edwardson. Brilliance Audio. p. 57.

My Hands Sing the Blues. By Jeanne Walker Harvey. Oasis Audio. p. 61.

Same Sun Here. By Silas House and Neela Vaswani. Brilliance Audio. p. 58.

Wonder. By R. J. Palacio. Brilliance Audio. p. 60.



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