Volume 67, Number 1, September 2013

Table of Contents

The Big Picture

Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales (review)

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

Sidekicked by John David Anderson (review)

pp. 4-5
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Letting Ana Go by Anonymous (review)

p. 5
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Loki's Wolves by K. L. Armstrong and M. A. Marr (review)

pp. 5-6
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Hold Fast by Blue Balliett (review)

p. 6
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Runt by Nora Raleigh Baskin (review)

pp. 6-7
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Vampire Baby by Kelly Bennett (review)

p. 7
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Also Known As by Robin Benway (review)

p. 7
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Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham (review)

p. 8
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123 Versus ABC by Mike Boldt (review)

pp. 8-9
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VIII by H. M. Castor (review)

p. 9
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What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World by Henry Clark (review)

pp. 9-10
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Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff (review)

p. 10
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House of Secrets by Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini (review)

pp. 10-11
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The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan (review)

p. 11
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Parched by Melanie Crowder (review)

pp. 11-12
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Flying Solo: How Ruth Elder Soared into America's Heart by Julie Cummins (review)

p. 12
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Your Skeleton Is Showing: Rhymes of Blunder from Six Feet Under by Kurt Cyrus (review)

pp. 12-13
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Night School by C. J. Daugherty (review)

p. 13
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The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt (review)

pp. 13-14
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The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen (review)

p. 14
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The Sound of Your Voice, Only Really Far Away by Frances O'Roark Dowell (review)

pp. 14-15
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The Golden Day by Ursula Dubosarsky (review)

p. 15
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Mitchell Goes Bowling by Hallie Durand (review)

pp. 15-16
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Henry's Map by David Elliot (review)

p. 16
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The Ugly One by Leanne Statland Ellis (review)

pp. 16-17
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After Iris by Natasha Farrant (review)

p. 17
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The Ward by Jordana Frankel (review)

pp. 17-18
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Salt: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War by Helen Frost (review)

p. 18
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If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth (review)

p. 19
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Read Me a Story, Stella by Marie-Louise Gay (review)

pp. 19-20
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That's a Possibility!: A Book about What Might Happen by Bruce Goldstone (review)

p. 20
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How Do You Burp in Space?: and Other Tips Every Space Tourist Needs to Know by Susan E. Goodman (review)

pp. 20-21
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The Lost Sun by Tessa Gratton (review)

p. 21
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Again! by Emily Gravett (review)

pp. 21-22
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Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell (review)

p. 22
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The Cydonian Pyramid by Pete Hautman (review)

pp. 22-23
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OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu (review)

p. 23
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Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill (review)

pp. 23-24
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Twenty-Six Pirates by Dave Horowitz (review)

p. 24
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Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet by Lori Haskins Houran (review)

pp. 24-25
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A Wounded Name by Dot Hutchison (review)

p. 25
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Saving Thanehaven by Catherine Jinks (review)

pp. 25-26
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The Thing about Luck by Cynthia Kadohata (review)

p. 26
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Hypnotize Me by Gordon Korman (review)

p. 26
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Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull (review)

p. 27
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Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn (review)

pp. 27-28
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Warning: Do Not Open This Book! by Adam Lehrhaupt (review)

p. 28
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Trick-or-Treat: A Happy Hunter's Halloween by Debbie Leppanen (review)

pp. 28-29
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Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan (review)

p. 29
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Imperfect Spiral by Debbie Levy (review)

pp. 29-30
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The Silver Six by AJ Lieberman (review)

p. 30
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Ashes on the Waves by Mary Lindsey (review)

pp. 30-31
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Gus, the Dinosaur Bus by Julia Liu (review)

p. 31
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Proxy by Alex London (review)

p. 32
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Brush of the Gods by Lenore Look (review)

pp. 32-33
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Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel by Diana López (review)

p. 33
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Extremities: Stories of Death, Murder, and Revenge by David Lubar (review)

pp. 33-34
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Stranger Things by David Lubar (review)

p. 34
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In the After by Demitria Lunetta (review)

pp. 34-35
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SYLO by D. J. MacHale (review)

p. 35
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The Green Bath by Margaret Mahy (review)

pp. 35-36
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All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry (review)

p. 36
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The Case of the Missing Donut by Alison McGhee (review)

p. 37
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The Apple Orchard Riddle by Margaret McNamara (review)

p. 37
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The Fairy Bell Sisters: Sylva and the Fairy Ball by Margaret McNamara (review)

p. 38
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Indelible by Dawn Metcalf (review)

p. 38
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A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger (review)

p. 39
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Joe and Sparky Go to School by Jamie Michalak (review)

p. 39
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Some Monsters Are Different by David Milgrim (review)

p. 40
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Rogue by Lyn Miller-Lachmann (review)

p. 40
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Kelsey Green, Reading Queen by Claudia Mills (review)

p. 41
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The Tapir Scientist by Sy Montgomery (review)

pp. 41-42
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The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck by Laura Murray (review)

p. 42
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Plague in the Mirror by Deborah Noyes (review)

pp. 42-43
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The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler (review)

p. 43
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No Fits, Nilson! by Zachariah OHora (review)

pp. 43-44
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Ghost in the House by Ammi-Joan Paquette (review)

p. 44
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Paradox by A. J. Paquette (review)

pp. 44-45
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The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck (review)

p. 45
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Aces Wild by Erica S. Perl (review)

pp. 45-46
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Bluffton: My Summers with Buster by Matt Phelan (review)

p. 46
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song by Andrea Davis Pinkney (review)

p. 46
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Olive's Perfect World: A Friendship Story by Jennifer Plecas (review)

p. 47
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You're Wearing That to School?! by Lynn Plourde (review)

p. 47
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Otis Dooda: Strange but True by Ellen Potter (review)

p. 48
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Over You by Amy Reed (review)

p. 48
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Carnivores by Aaron Reynolds (review)

p. 49
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Jimmy the Joey: The True Story of an Amazing Koala Rescue by Deborah Lee Rose and Susan Kelly (review)

pp. 49-50
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Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library by Barb Rosenstock (review)

p. 50
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Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives by Elizabeth Rusch (review)

p. 50
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Only Ever Always by Penni Russon (review)

p. 51
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Tony Baloney: School Rules by Pam Muñoz Ryan (review)

p. 51
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Oliver and His Alligator by Paul Schmid (review)

p. 52
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The Sleepwalkers by Viviane Schwarz (review)

p. 52
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Bully by Laura Vaccaro Seeger (review)

p. 53
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Ship Out of Luck by Neal Shusterman (review)

pp. 53-54
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Rush by Eve Silver (review)

p. 54
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Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan (review)

pp. 54-55
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Bubble World by Carol Snow (review)

p. 55
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Dinosaur Kisses by David Ezra Stein (review)

pp. 55-56
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Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays ed. by Rebecca Stern and Brad Wolfe (review)

p. 56
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No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart and Allen Young (review)

pp. 56-57
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Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan (review)

p. 57
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Ancient Animals: Terror Bird by Sarah L. Thomson (review)

p. 57
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Bogart and Vinnie: A Completely Made-Up Story of True Friendship by Audrey Vernick (review)

p. 58
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Neptune's Tears by Susan Waggoner (review)

pp. 58-59
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Colors for Zena by Monica Wellington (review)

p. 59
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Transparent by Natalie Whipple (review)

pp. 59-60
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When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney (review)

p. 60
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A Big Guy Took My Ball! by Mo Willems (review)

p. 60
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P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia (review)

p. 61
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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (review)

p. 61
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The Hostage Prince by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple (review)

p. 62
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Professional Connections

Don't Pigeonhole Me! by Mo Willems (review)

p. 63
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Subject and Use Index

pp. 64-66
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