Volume 69, Number 1, September 2015

Table of Contents

The Big Picture

  Out of the Woods: A True Story of an Unforgettable Event by Rebecca Bond (review)

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

  Gabby Duran and the Unsittables by Elise Allen (review)

p. 4
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  Two for Joy by Gigi Amateau (review)

p. 5
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  The Dungeoneers by John David Anderson (review)

p. 5
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  Alive by Chandler Baker (review)

p. 6

  A School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen Baldwin (review)

p. 6
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  The Worst Class Trip Ever by Dave Barry (review)

p. 7
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  Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (review)

p. 7
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  Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley (review)

p. 8
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  The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton (review)

p. 8

  Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty (review)

p. 9
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  I Yam a Donkey! by Cece Bell (review)

p. 9
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  Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway (review)

pp. 9-10
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  Pig and Pug by Lynne Berry (review)

p. 10
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  Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman (review)

pp. 10-11
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  The Friendship Riddle by Megan Frazer Blakemore (review)

p. 11

  The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker (review)

pp. 11-12
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  Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond (review)

p. 12
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  Out of the Woods: A True Story of an Unforgettable Event by Rebecca Bond (review)

p. 12
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  Fantasy Sports No. 1 by Sam Bosma (review)

p. 13
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  River Runs Deep by Jennifer Bradbury (review)

p. 13
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  Galactic Hot Dogs: Cosmoe’s Wiener Getaway by Max Brallier (review)

p. 14
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  Tangled Webs by Lee Bross (review)

p. 14
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  Monkey: Not Ready for Kindergarten by Marc Brown (review)

pp. 14-15
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  Undertow by Michael Buckley (review)

p. 15
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  Scholastic Discover More: Hurricane Katrina by Sean Callery (review)

pp. 15-16
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  Fun in the Sun by David Catrow (review)

p. 16
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  Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra (review)

pp. 16-17
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  Putting the Monkeys to Bed by Gennifer Choldenko (review)

p. 17
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  No Such Person by Caroline B. Cooney (review)

pp. 17-18
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  Immaculate by Katelyn Detweiler (review)

p. 18
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  Deadly Design by Debra Dockter (review)

pp. 18-19
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  A Matter of Heart by Amy Fellner Dominy (review)

p. 19
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  The Leveller by Julia Durango (review)

pp. 19-20
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  Tom Seven Second Delay by Tom Easton (review)

p. 20
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  Click! by Jeffrey Ebbeler (review)

pp. 20-21
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  Bulldozer’s Big Day by Candace Fleming (review)

p. 21
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  Dime by E. R. Frank (review)

pp. 21-22
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  The Secret Cookie Club by Martha Freeman (review)

p. 22
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  The Tomb Robber and King Tut by Sarah Gauch (review)

pp. 22-23
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  Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler (review)

p. 23
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  The Night World by Mordicai Gerstein (review)

pp. 23-24
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  Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein (review)

p. 24
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  Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff (review)

pp. 24-25

  Midnight by Mark Greenwood (review)

p. 25
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  The Chicken Who Had a Toothache by Bénédicte Guettier (review)

p. 25
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  The Most Amazing Creature in the Sea by Brenda Z. Guiberson (review)

p. 26
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  The Executioner’s Daughter by Jane Hardstaff (review)

p. 26
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  Stick by Michael Harmon (review)

p. 27
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  Charlie, Presumed Dead by Anne Heltzel (review)

p. 27

  Backyard Witch: Sadie’s Story by Christine Heppermann (review)

p. 28
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  The Rules by Nancy Holder (review)

p. 28
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  Sea Rex by Molly Idle (review)

p. 29
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  The Fun Book of Scary Stuff by Emily Jenkins (review)

p. 29
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  Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones (review)

pp. 29-30
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  The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak by Brian Katcher (review)

p. 30

  The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly (review)

pp. 30-31
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  Ragweed’s Farm Dog Handbook by Anne Vittur Kennedy (review)

p. 31
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  Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella (review)

pp. 31-32
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  Bright Sky, Starry City by Uma Krishnaswami (review)

p. 32
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  Sacajawea, and: Sonia Sotomayor by Kathleen Krull (review)

p. 33
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  Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn (review)

pp. 33-34

  Sweet by Emmy Laybourne (review)

p. 34
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  How to Babysit a Leopard: And Other True Stories from Our Travels across Six Continents by Ted Lewin (review)

pp. 34-35
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  The Astrologer’s Daughter by Rebecca Lim (review)

p. 35
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  A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord (review)

pp. 35-36
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  The Orphan Army by Jonathan Maberry (review)

p. 36
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  Yak and Gnu by Juliette MacIver (review)

p. 36

  Best Friend Next Door by Carolyn Mackler (review)

p. 37
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  Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani (review)

p. 37
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  If I Were You by Leslie Margolis (review)

p. 38
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  Kate Walden Directs: Bride of Slug Man by Julie Mata (review)

p. 38
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  The Boys of Fire and Ash by Meaghan McIsaac (review)

pp. 38-39
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  Binny in Secret by Hilary McKay (review)

p. 39

  How to Read a Story by Kate Messner (review)

pp. 39-40
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  The Big Princess by Taro Miura (review)

p. 40
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  A History of Glitter and Blood by Hannah Moskowitz (review)

pp. 40-41
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  The Secrets of Blueberries, Brothers, Moose and Me by Sara Nickerson (review)

p. 41
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  My Cousin Momo by OHora, Zachariah (review)

pp. 41-42
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  A Chicken Followed Me Home!: Questions and Answers about a Familiar Fowl by Robin Page (review)

p. 42

  Adventures with Waffles by Maria Parr (review)

pp. 42-43
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  The Call of the Osprey by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent (review)

p. 43
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  Templeton Gets His Wish by Greg Pizzoli (review)

pp. 43-44
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  Orpheus in the Underworld by Yvan Pommaux (review)

p. 44
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  Dinosaurs?! by Lila Prap (review)

pp. 44-45

  Enchantment Lake: A Northwoods Mystery by Margi Preus (review)

p. 45
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  I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest (review)

p. 45
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  Kissing in America by Margo Rabb (review)

p. 46
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  Captain Coconut & the Case of the Missing Bananas by Anushka Ravishankar (review)

p. 46
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  Cakes in Space by Philip Reeve (review)

pp. 46-47
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  Parker Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes (review)

p. 47

  Anna, Banana, and the Friendship Split, and: Anna, Banana, and the Monkey in the Middle by Anica Mrose Rissi (review)

p. 48
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  A Bird Is a Bird by Lizzy Rockwell (review)

p. 48
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  Woundabout by Lev Rosen (review)

p. 49
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  What James Said by Liz Rosenberg (review)

p. 49
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  The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell (review)

p. 50
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  Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar (review)

pp. 50-51

  Ginny Louise and the School Showdown by Tammi Sauer (review)

p. 51
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  The Great Good Summer by Liz Garton Scanlon (review)

p. 51
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  Stella Brings the Family by Miriam B. Schiffer (review)

p. 52
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  Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider (review)

p. 52
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  Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret by Bob Shea (review)

pp. 52-53
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  The Search for Baby Ruby by Susan Shreve (review)

p. 53

  Emma Is on the Air: Big News! by Ida Siegal (review)

pp. 53-54
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  More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera (review)

p. 54
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  Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall by Anita Silvey (review)

pp. 54-55
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  Ice Cream Summer by Peter Sís (review)

p. 55
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  My Brother Is a Superhero by David Solomons (review)

p. 56
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  Mama Seeton’s Whistle by Jerry Spinelli (review)

p. 56

  Into the Killing Seas by Michael P. Spradlin (review)

pp. 56-57
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  Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead (review)

p. 57
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  Mindwalker by A. J. Steiger (review)

p. 58
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  Lee The House That Jane Built: A Story about Jane Addams by Tanya Lee Stone (review)

p. 58
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  Secrets of Selkie Bay by Shelley Moore Thomas (review)

p. 59
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  My Dog Is the Best by Laurie Ann Thompson (review)

p. 59

  Bathtime for Chickies by Janee Trasler (review)

p. 60
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  The Accidental Afterlife of Thomas Marsden by Emma Trevayne (review)

p. 60
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  Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat by Deborah Underwood (review)

p. 61
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  The Sound of Life and Everything by Krista Van Dolzer (review)

p. 61
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  Six by M. M. Vaughan (review)

p. 62
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  Attack of the Alien Horde by Robert Venditti (review)

p. 62

  First Grade Dropout by Audrey Vernick (review)

pp. 62-63
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  The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent (review)

p. 63
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  Anything Could Happen by Will Walton (review)

pp. 63-64
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  Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls by Lynn Weingarten (review)

p. 64
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  I Will Take a Nap! by Mo Willems (review)

pp. 64-65
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  How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz by Jonah Winter (review)

p. 65

  Big Top Burning: The True Story of an Arsonist, a Missing Girl, and the Greatest Show on Earth by Laura A. Woollett (review)

pp. 65-66
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  Correction

p. 66
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  Children’s Services Today: A Practical Guide for Librarians by Jeanette Larson (review)

p. 67
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  Subject and Use Index

pp. 68-70
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