Volume 67, Number 8, April 2014

Table of Contents

The Big Picture

The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim by E. K. Johnston

pp. 391-392
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New Books for Children and Young People

Music Everywhere by Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine, and Cynthia Pon (review)

p. 392
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Monster Chefs by Brian Anderson (review)

pp. 392-393
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Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong (review)

p. 393
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Suitcase of Stars by Pierdomenico Baccalario (review)

p. 394
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Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood by Varsha Bajaj (review)

p. 394
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The Finisher by David Baldacci (review)

p. 395
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President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath by Mac Barnett (review)

p. 395
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Graffiti Knight by Karen Bass (review)

pp. 395-396
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Never Ending by Martyn Bedford (review)

p. 396
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Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits by Michael D. Beil (review)

pp. 396-397
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The Soccer Fence: A Story of Friendship, Hope, and Apartheid in South Africa by Phil Bildner (review)

p. 397
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Stay Where You Are & Then Leave by John Boyne (review)

pp. 397-398
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The Here and Now by Ann Brashares (review)

p. 398
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Caminar by Skila Brown, (review)

pp. 398-399
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The Hit by Melvin Burgess (review)

p. 399
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The Last Forever by Deb Caletti (review)

pp. 399-400
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Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History by Lesa Cline-Ransome (review)

p. 400
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Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier by Ying Chang Compestine and Vinson Compestine (review)

p. 401
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Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano (review)

p. 401
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Bracelet of Bones by Kevin Crossley-Holland (review)

pp. 401-402
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Where’s Mommy? by Beverly Donofrio (review)

p. 402
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Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher Edge (review)

pp. 402-403
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Plus One by Elizabeth Fama (review)

p. 403
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Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell (review)

p. 404
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The Slanted Worlds by Catherine Fisher (review)

pp. 404-405
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The Well’s End by Seth Fishman (review)

p. 405
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Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? by Rita Gray (review)

p. 405
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Dangerous by Shannon Hale (review)

p. 406
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Extraordinary Jane by Hannah E. Harrison (review)

p. 406
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Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins (review)

pp. 406-407
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Burn Out by Kristi Helvig (review)

p. 407
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Jacob’s New Dress by Sarah and Ian Hoffman (review)

pp. 407-408
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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems by Paul B Janeczko (review)

p. 408
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Red Madness: How a Medical Mystery Changed What We Eat by Gail Jarrow (review)

pp. 408-409
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Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World by Steve Jenkins (review)

p. 409
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The Nethergrim by Matthew Jobin (review)

pp. 409-410
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What We Hide by Marthe Jocelyn (review)

p. 410
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The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr (review)

pp. 410-411
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Pieces of Me by Amber Kizer (review)

p. 411
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The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina (review)

p. 412
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Cat Champions: Caring for Our Feline Friends by Rob Laidlaw (review)

p. 412
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Alienated by Melissa Landers (review)

p. 413
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Nightingale’s Nest by Nikki Loftin (review)

pp. 413-414
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A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier (review)

p. 414
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Storm by D. J. MacHale (review)

pp. 414-415
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A Volcano beneath the Snow: John Brown’s War against Slavery by Albert Marrin (review)

p. 415
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Wanderville by Wendy McClure (review)

pp. 415-416
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Beyond the Door by Maureen Doyle McQuerry (review)

p. 416
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Tools Rule by Aaron Meshon (review)

pp. 416-417
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Marty McGuire Has Too Many Pets by Kate Messner (review)

p. 417
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I Pledge Allegiance by Pat Mora and Libby Martinez (review)

pp. 417-418
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Dust of Eden by Mariko Nagai (review)

p. 418
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A Baby Elephant in the Wild by Caitlin O’Connell (review)

pp. 418-419
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The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel (review)

p. 419
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Tickle by Leslie Patricelli, and: Toot by Leslie Patricelli (review)

pp. 419-420
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At the Same Moment, Around the World by Clotilde Perrin (review)

p. 420
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Jubilee: One Man’s Big, Bold, and Very, Very Loud Celebration of Peace by Alicia Potter (review)

pp. 420-421
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Going Places by Peter H. Reynolds and Paul A. Reynolds (review)

p. 421
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The Secret Box by Whitaker Ringwald (review)

pp. 421-422
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Alice from Dallas by Marilyn Sadler (review)

p. 422
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One Busy Day by Lola M. Schaefer (review)

pp. 422-423
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The Last Wild by Piers Torday (review)

p. 423
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Mr. Ball Makes a To-Do List by Michael Townsend (review)

p. 423
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Blue Iguana by Wendy Townsend (review)

p. 424
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Eliza Bing Is (Not) a Big, Fat Quitter by Carmella Van Vleet (review)

pp. 424-425
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The Summer I Wasn’t Me by Jessica Verdi (review)

p. 425
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Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud & Divided a Nation by Sally M. Walker (review)

pp. 425-426
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Sugar Hill: Harlem’s Historic Neighborhood by Carole Boston Weatherford (review)

p. 426
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Where the Rock Splits the Sky by Philip Webb (review)

p. 426
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Stella’s Starliner by Rosemary Wells (review)

p. 427
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Drama Queens in the House by Julie Williams (review)

p. 427
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Silver by Chris Wooding (review)

p. 428
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The Treatment by Suzanne Young (review)

p. 428
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Children’s Book Awards 2014

pp. 429-432
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Subject and Use Index

pp. 433-435
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