28 Top Titles | June 2018

A refreshing anthology for teen readers; more middle grade adventures from Kekla Magoon and Matt Phelan; Hesselberth's feline-centered nonfiction title explores the science of maps.

Picture Books

Lê, Minh. Drawn Together. illus. by Dan ­Santat. Disney-Hyperion. Jun. 2018. p. 65.

Raschka, Chris. New Shoes. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Jun. 2018. ­ p. 68.

Rhee, Helena Ku. The Turtle Ship. illus. by Colleen Kong-Savage. Lee & Low/Shen’s Bks. Jun. 2018. p. 68.

Willems, Mo & LeUyen Pham. The Itchy Book! illus. by authors. Disney-Hyperion. May 2018. p. 71.

Yamasaki, Katie. When the Cousins Came. ­illus. by author. Holiday House. Jul. 2018. p. 71.

Middle Grade

Cartaya, Pablo. Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish. Viking. Aug. 2018. p. 74.

Magoon, Kekla. The Season of Styx Malone. Random/Wendy Lamb Bks. Oct. 2018. p. 77.

Nielsen, Susin. No Fixed Address. Random. Sept. 2018. p. 78.

Phelan, Matt. Knights vs. Dinosaurs. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Oct. 2018. p. 79.

Saeed, Aisha. Amal Unbound. Penguin/­Nancy Paulsen Bks. May 2018. p. 81.


Arnold, Elana K. Damsel. HarperCollins/ Balzer + Bray. Oct. 2018. p. 86.

Friend, Natasha. How We Roll. Farrar. Jun. 2018. p. 85.

Giles, Lamar, ed. Fresh Ink: An Anthology. Crown. Aug. 2018. p. 88.

Kisner, Andrienne. Dear Rachel Maddow. Feiwel & Friends. Jun. 2018. p. 90.

Peñaflor, Lygia Day. All of This Is True. ­HarperCollins/HarperTeen. May 2018. p. 93. POP

Pollock, Tom. This Story Is a Lie. Soho Teen. Aug. 2018. p. 93. POP

Wynne-Jones, Tim. The Ruinous Sweep. ­ Candlewick. Jun. 2018. p. 96.

Graphic Novels

Franklin, Tee. Bingo Love. illus. by Jenn St-Onge & Joy San. Image. Feb. 2018. XPRESS

Kaye, Julia. Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition. illus. by author. Andrews McMeel. May 2018. p. 108.

Shirai, Kaiu. The Promised Neverland: Vol 1. tr. from Japanese by Satsuki Yamashita. ­illus. by Posuka Demizu. Viz Media. Dec. 2017. XPRESS


Cline-Ransome, Lesa. Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams. illus. by James E. Ransome. S. & S. Jul. 2018. p. 98.

Cooper, Ilene. Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice: Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World. Abrams. Aug. 2018. p. 105.

Guerrero, Diane with Erica Moroz. My Family Divided: One Girl’s Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope. Holt. Jul. 2018. p. 106.

Hesselberth, Joyce. Mapping Sam. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Oct. 2018. p. 100. POP

Jarrow, Gail. Spooked!: How a Radio ­Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America. Calkins Creek. Aug. 2018. p. 106.

Prout, Chessy with Jenn Abelson. I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor’s Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope. S. & S./­Margaret K. McElderry Bks. Mar. 2018. XPRESS

Stone, Tanya Lee. Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was ­Invented. illus. by Steven Salerno. Holt. Jul. 2018. ­ p. 102.

Professional Reading

Oluo, Ijeoma. So You Want To Talk About Race. Perseus/Seal. Jan. 2018. p. 109.


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