Volume 66, Number 1, September 2012

Table of Contents

The Big Picture

Long Lankin (review)

pp. 3-4
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New Books for Children and Young People

The Friendship Matchmaker (review)

pp. 4-5
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Love, Amalia (review)

p. 5
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Growing Up Muslim: Understanding Islamic Beliefs and Practices (review)

pp. 5-6
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Tiger Lily (review)

p. 6
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Of Giants and Ice (review)

pp. 6-7
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Dinosaur Thunder (review)

p. 7
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Shadows (review)

pp. 7-8
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Happy Like Soccer (review)

p. 8
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The Dead Family Diaz (review)

pp. 8-9
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The Scorpions of Zahir (review)

p. 9
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Perfect Escape (review)

pp. 9-10
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How Do You Feel? (review)

p. 10
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Laugh with the Moon (review)

pp. 10-11
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George Bellows: Painter with a Punch! (review)

p. 11
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Eva of the Farm (review)

pp. 11-12
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Belles (review)

p. 12
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So Close to You (review)

pp. 12-13
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Wooden Bones (review)

p. 13
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About Average (review)

pp. 13-14
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Oink-A-Doodle-Moo (review)

p. 14
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The Second Life of Abigail Walker (review)

pp. 14-15
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Olivia and the Fairy Princesses (review)

p. 15
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The Good Braider (review)

pp. 15-16
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Earthling! (review)

p. 16
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On the Day I Died (review)

pp. 16-17
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Two Little Monkeys (review)

p. 17
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The Unquiet (review)

p. 17
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Undead Ed (review)

p. 18
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Cold Fury (review)

p. 18
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It's a Dog's Life: How Man's Best Friend Sees, Hears, and Smells the World (review)

p. 19
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Changeling (review)

p. 19
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The Girl Is Trouble (review)

p. 20
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Wedgieman: A Hero Is Born (review)

p. 20
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Seraphina (review)

pp. 20-21
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Safekeeping (review)

p. 21
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Kiss the Morning Star (review)

pp. 21-22
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Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 (review)

p. 22
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One Year in Coal Harbor (review)

p. 23
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Never Enough (review)

pp. 23-24
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Lost Girls (review)

p. 24
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Small Damages (review)

pp. 24-25
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Darkbeast (review)

p. 25
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Insignia (review)

pp. 25-26
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Big Mean Mike (review)

p. 26
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Shadows Cast by Stars (review)

pp. 26-27
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Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses (review)

p. 27
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King Arthur's Very Great Grandson (review)

pp. 27-28
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The Boo! Book (review)

p. 28
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The Brides of Rollrock Island (review)

pp. 28-29
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It's a Tiger! (review)

p. 29
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Monument 14 (review)

pp. 29-30
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Every Day (review)

p. 30
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Small Medium at Large (review)

pp. 30-31
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Last Laughs: Animal Epitaphs (review)

p. 31
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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons (review)

pp. 31-32
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Adaptation (review)

p. 32
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The Wing Wing Brothers Math Spectacular! (review)

pp. 32-33
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Choke (review)

p. 33
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Zelda the Varigoose (review)

pp. 33-34
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Holding on to Zoe (review)

p. 34
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Castle: How It Works (review)

pp. 34-35
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On My Way to the Bath (review)

p. 35
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The Lost Girl (review)

pp. 35-36
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Millie Fierce (review)

p. 36
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Yesterday (review)

pp. 36-37
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One Moment (review)

p. 37
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Chloe (review)

p. 37
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Never Fall Down (review)

p. 38
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Wicked Sweet (review)

p. 38
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My First Ghost (review)

p. 39
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A Girl Named Digit (review)

p. 39
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Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure (review)

p. 40
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Bill, the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman (review)

pp. 40-41
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Nancy Clancy: Super Sleuth (review)

p. 41
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Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You (review)

p. 41
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Such Wicked Intent: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein (review)

p. 42
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Bear in Love (review)

pp. 42-43
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Paiute Princess: The Story of Sarah Winnemucca (review)

p. 43
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What to Do If an Elephant Stands on Your Foot (review)

pp. 43-44
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Wumbers (review)

p. 44
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The Girl With Borrowed Wings (review)

pp. 44-45
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My Dad Is Big and Strong, But . . . (review)

p. 45
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Guys Read: The Sports Pages (review)

pp. 45-46
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The Great Race (review)

p. 46
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UnWholly (review)

p. 46
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The Forsaken (review)

p. 47
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Liar & Spy (review)

p. 47
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The Raven Boys (review)

p. 48
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For What It's Worth (review)

pp. 48-49
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The Little Woods (review)

p. 49
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Cardboard (review)

pp. 49-50
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Where Do Presidents Come From?: And Other Presidential Stuff of Super-Great Importance (review)

p. 50
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The Unnaturalists (review)

pp. 50-51
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The Adventures of Jo Schmo: Dinos Are Forever, and: The Adventures of Jo Schmo: Wyatt Burp Rides Again (review)

p. 51
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Clover Twig and the Perilous Path (review)

pp. 51-52
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The Moon Moth (review)

p. 52
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Freaks Like Us (review)

pp. 52-53
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Bedtime for Monsters (review)

p. 53
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Beautiful Lies (review)

pp. 53-54
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The Coming of the Unicorn: Scottish Folk Tales for Children (review)

p. 54
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Elephant Joe, Brave Knight! (review)

pp. 54-55
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Marathon (review)

p. 55
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Button Down (review)

p. 55
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Mom, It's My First Day of Kindergarten! (review)

p. 56
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What's Left of Me (review)

p. 56
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Blowing Our Own Horn Department:

p. 57
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