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42 Stellar Titles | June 2017

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Picture Books

Andros, Camille. Charlotte the Scientist Is Squished. illus. by Brianne Farley. Clarion. Mar. 2017. p. 66.

DaCosta, Barbara. Mighty Moby. illus. by Ed Young. Little, Brown. Aug. 2017. p. 70.

Engle, Margarita. All the Way to Havana. illus. by Mike Curato. Holt. Aug. 2017. p. 71.

Jackson, Richard. This Beautiful Day. illus. by Suzy Lee. S. & S./Atheneum. Aug. 2017. p. 73.

John, Jory. The Bad Seed. illus. by Pete Oswald. HarperCollins/Harper. Aug. 2017. p. 73.

Jullien, Jean. Before & After. illus. by author. Phaidon. Mar. 2017. p. 65.

Luyken, Corinna. The Book of Mistakes. illus. by author. Dial. Apr. 2017. p. 74.

Pendziwol, Jean E. Me and You and the Red Canoe. illus. by Phil. Groundwood. Aug. 2017. p. 77.

Portis, Antoinette. Now. illus. by author. ­Roaring Brook/Neal Porter Bks. Jul. 2017. p. 77.

Sidman, Joyce. Round. illus. by Taeeun Yoo. HMH. Mar. 2017. p. 66.

Turnbull, Victoria. Pandora. illus. by author. Clarion. Apr. 2017. p. 81.

Middle Grade

Applegate, Katherine. Wishtree. Feiwel & Friends. Sept. 2017. p. 84. POP

Clements, Andrew. The Losers Club. Random. Aug. 2017 p. 87.

English, Karen. It All Comes Down to This. Clarion. Jul. 2017. p. 88.

Odhiambo, Eucabeth. Auma’s Long Run. ­Carolrhoda. Sept. 2017. p. 94.

Pérez, Celia C. The First Rule of Punk. Viking. Aug. 2017. p. 95.

Tanner, Lian. Battlesong. Feiwel & Friends. Aug. 2017. p. 96.


Anderson, M.T. Landscape with Invisible Hand. Candlewick. Sept. 2017. p. 104.

Colbert, Brandy. Little & Lion. Little, Brown. Aug. 2017 p. 105.

Fowley-Doyle, Moïra. Spellbook of the Lost and Found. Penguin/Kathy Dawson Bks. Aug. 2017. p. 107.

Hutton, Keely. Soldier Boy. Farrar. Jun. 2017. p. 108.

Lockhart, E. Genuine Fraud. Delacorte. Sept. 2017. p. 109.

Ormsbee, Kathryn. Tash Hearts Tolstoy. ­ S. & S. Jun. 2017. p. 112.

Roat, Sharon Huss. How To Disappear. Harper Collins/HarperTeen. Aug. 2017. p. 102.

Graphic Novels

Butler, Octavia E. Kindred. adapted by ­Damian Duffy. illus. by John Jennings. Abrams ComicArts. Jan. 2017. p. 114.

Clanton, Ben. Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt. illus. by author. Tundra. May 2017. p. 83. POP

Metaphrog. Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. illus. by author. Papercutz. Apr. 2017. p. 100.


Brockenbrough, Martha. Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary. Feiwel & Friends. Sept. 2017. p. 127.

Markel, Michelle. Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books. ­illus. by Nancy Carpenter. Chronicle. Apr. 2017. p. 122.

Otheguy, Emma. Martí’s Song for Freedom/Martí y sus versos por la libertad. illus. by ­Beatriz Vidal. Lee & Low. May 2017.p. 123. BL

Robinson, Anthony & Annemarie Young . Young Palestinians Speak: Living Under Occupation. photos by Anthony Robinson. Interlink. Jul. 2017. p. 130.

Roy, Katherine. How To Be an Elephant. illus. by author. Roaring Brook/David Macaulay ­Studio. Sept. 2017. p. 124.

Sayre, April Pulley. Full of Fall. photos by ­author. S. & S./Beach Lane. Aug. 2017. p. 125.

Siy, Alexandra. Voyager’s Greatest Hits: The Epic Trek to Interstellar Space. Charlesbridge. Jun. 2017. p. 131.

Adult Books 4 Teens

Khadivi, Laleh. A Good Country. Bloomsbury. May 2017. p. 116.


Bausum, Ann. Our Country’s Presidents: A ­Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency. National Geographic. Jan. 2017. p. 60.


Good Morning Yoga.

Good Night Yoga.

Dreamscape. 2017. p. 54.

Heidi. Omnibus Entertainment. 2017. p. 54.

Right Footed. Nick Spark Productions. 2015. p. 56.

Wolfie the Bunny. Weston Woods. 2017. p. 55.


NIX, Garth. Frogkisser! Listening Library. Feb. 2017. p. 58.

This article was published in School Library Journal's June 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

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