Volume 67, Number 2, October 2013

Table of Contents

The Big Picture

The Great American Dust Bowl by Don Brown (review)

pp. 69-70
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New Books for Children and Young People

Danny's Doodles: The Jellybean Experiment by David A. Adler (review)

pp. 70-71
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The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas by David Almond (review)

p. 71
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The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt (review)

pp. 71-72
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Urgency Emergency!: Big Bad Wolf by Dosh Archer; and: Urgency Emergency!: Itsy Bitsy Spider by Dosh Archer (review)

p. 72
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Best Foot Forward: Exploring Feet, Flippers, and Claws by Ingo Arndt (review)

p. 73
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi (review)

p. 73
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Hiding Phil by Eric Barclay (review)

p. 74
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The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb (review)

pp. 74-75
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Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin (review)

p. 75
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Journey by Aaron Becker (review)

pp. 75-76
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Crankenstein by Samantha Berger (review)

p. 76
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All the Truth That's in Me by Julie Berry (review)

pp. 76-77
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Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block (review)

p. 77
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A Moment Comes by Jennifer Bradbury (review)

pp. 77-78
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Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown (review)

p. 78
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Brother, Brother by Clay Carmichael (review)

p. 79
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Theo's Mood by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (review)

p. 79
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Year of the Jungle by Suzanne Collins (review)

p. 80
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A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook (review)

pp. 80-81
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Train by Elisha Cooper (review)

p. 81
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Peck, Peck, Peck by Lucy Cousins (review)

pp. 81-82
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Ukulele Hayley by Judy Cox (review)

p. 82
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The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech (review)

pp. 82-83
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Black Spring by Alison Croggon (review)

p. 83
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Maria Had a Little Llama/María tenía una llama pequeña by Angela Dominguez (review)

pp. 83-84
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The Waffler by Gail Donovan (review)

p. 84
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Conjured by Sarah Beth Durst (review)

pp. 84-85
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How to Train a Train by Jason Carter Eaton (review)

p. 85
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With a Mighty Hand: The Story in the Torah by Amy Ehrlich (review)

pp. 85-86
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Mountain Dog by Margarita Engle (review)

p. 86
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If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan (review)

pp. 86-87
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Ike's Incredible Ink by Brianne Farley (review)

p. 87
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Spooky Friends by Jane Feder (review)

pp. 87-88
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Scare Scape by Sam Fisher (review)

p. 88
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Back to Blackbrick by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald (review)

pp. 88-89
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Locomotive by Brian Floca (review)

p. 89
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Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman (review)

pp. 89-90
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From Norvelt to Nowhere by Jack Gantos (review)

p. 90
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The Dark Between by Sonia Gensler (review)

pp. 90-91
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Whiskers, Tails, & Wings: Animal Folktales from Mexico by Judy Goldman (review)

p. 91
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Half Lives by Sara Grant (review)

pp. 91-92
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Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale (review)

p. 92
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Charlie Bumpers vs. The Teacher of the Year by Bill Harley (review)

p. 92
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Sure Signs of Crazy by Karen Harrington (review)

p. 93
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Come Back, Ben by Ann Hassett, and: Pete Won't Eat by Emily Arnold McCully (review)

pp. 93-94
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What I Came to Tell You by Tommy Hays (review)

p. 94
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Waiting for the Queen by Joanna Higgins (review)

pp. 94-95
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When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop by Laban Carrick Hill (review)

p. 95
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The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong by L. Tam Holland (review)

pp. 95-96
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The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins (review)

p. 96
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Animal Opposites: A Pop-Up Book by Petr Horáček (review)

pp. 96-97
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The Two and Only Kelly Twins by Johanna Hurwitz (review)

p. 97
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How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks (review)

pp. 97-98
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North of Nowhere by Liz Kessler (review)

p. 98
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Reality Boy by A. S. King (review)

pp. 98-99
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The Lost Kingdom by Matthew J. Kirby (review)

p. 99
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A Matter of Days by Amber Kizer (review)

pp. 99-100
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Coaltown Jesus by Ron Koertge (review)

p. 100
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The Problem with Being Slightly Heroic by Uma Krishnaswami (review)

pp. 100-101
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Anna Was Here by Jane Kurtz (review)

p. 101
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The Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand (review)

pp. 101-102
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Thumpy Feet by Betsy Lewin (review)

p. 102
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Lena's Sleep Sheep by Anita Lobel (review)

pp. 102-103
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Whistle in the Dark by Susan Hill Long (review)

p. 103
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The Truth of Me by Patricia MacLachlan (review)

pp. 103-104
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There, There by Sam McBratney (review)

p. 104
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Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (review)

pp. 104-105
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Binny for Short by Hilary McKay (review)

p. 105
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Sophie's Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller (review)

p. 106
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The Gumazing Gum Girl: Chews Your Destiny by Rhode Montijo (review)

pp. 106-107
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Skin by Donna Jo Napoli (review)

p. 107
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More Than This by Patrick Ness (review)

pp. 107-108
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Starglass by Phoebe North (review)

p. 108
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Xander's Panda Party by Linda Sue Park (review)

pp. 108-109
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Just Like Fate by Cat Patrick (review)

p. 109
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Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices ed. by Mitali Perkins (review)

pp. 109-110
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The Last Ride of Caleb O'Toole by Eric Pierpoint (review)

p. 110
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The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco (review)

pp. 110-111
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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick (review)

p. 111
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Goblins by Philip Reeve (review)

pp. 111-112
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Moonday by Adam Rex (review)

p. 112
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Angel Creek by Sally Rippin (review)

pp. 112-113
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Bugs in My Hair! by David Shannon (review)

p. 113
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Gris Grimly's Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (review)

pp. 113-114
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Dusk by Uri Shulevitz (review)

p. 114
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Patch by David Slonim (review)

pp. 114-115
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I Am the World by Charles R. Smith, Jr. (review)

p. 115
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To Be Perfectly Honest: A Novel Based on an Untrue Story by Sonya Sones (review)

pp. 115-116
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Are You Experienced? by Jordan Sonnenblick (review)

p. 116
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Millie and the Big Rescue by Alexander Steffensmeier (review)

pp. 116-117
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The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (review)

p. 117
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Fallout by Todd Strasser (review)

pp. 117-118
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The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud (review)

p. 118
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The Wall by William Sutcliffe (review)

pp. 118-119
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The Very Inappropriate Word by Jim Tobin (review)

p. 119
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Too Cool for This School by Kristen Tracy (review)

p. 120
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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke (review)

pp. 120-121
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Outfoxed by Mike Twohy (review)

p. 121
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Digger, Dozer, Dumper by Hope Vestergaard (review)

pp. 121-122
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Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things by Cynthia Voigt (review)

p. 122
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Wicked Cruel by Rich Wallace (review)

p. 122
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The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman (review)

p. 123
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Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (review)

pp. 123-124
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Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner (review)

p. 124
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Impostor by Susanne Winnacker (review)

pp. 124-125
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Henri's Scissors by Jeanette Winter (review)

p. 125
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Baby Bear Counts One by Ashley Wolff (review)

pp. 125-126
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This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration by Jacqueline Woodson (review)

p. 126
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My Blue Is Happy by Jessica Young (review)

pp. 126-127
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This Is Our House by Hyewon Yum (review)

p. 127
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Professional Connections

The Stories I Read to the Children: The Life and Writing of Pura Belpré, the Legendary Storyteller, Children's Author, and New York Public Librarian ed. by Lisa Sánchez González (review)

p. 128
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Subject and Use Index

pp. 129-131
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Gus, the Dinosaur Bus: Correction

p. 127
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