Volume 70, Number 9, May 2017

Table of Contents

The Big Picture

The Pearl Thief

pp. 395-396

New Books for Children and Young People

The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah (review)

p. 396

The Possible by Tara Altebrando (review)

p. 397

Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson (review)

p. 397

Missing by Kelley Armstrong (review)

p. 398

The Leaf Reader by Emily Arsenault (review)

p. 398

A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting by Joe Ballarini (review)

p. 399

Time Out! by Ale Barba (review)

p. 399

Lines, Bars, and Circles: How William Playfair Invented Graphs by Helaine Becker (review)

p. 400

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar (review)

pp. 400-401

Penguin Day by Nic Bishop (review)

p. 401

Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya Bolden (review)

pp. 401-402

Felix Yz by Lisa Bunker (review)

p. 402

What's Your Favorite Color by Eric Carle (review)

pp. 402-403

The World's Greatest Detective by Caroline Carlson (review)

p. 403

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya (review)

p. 404

The Go-Between by Veronica Chambers (review)

p. 404

Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau (review)

p. 404

Kill All Happies by Rachel Cohn (review)

p. 405

Cold Summer by Gwen Cole (review)

p. 405

Jabari Jumps by Cornwall, Gaia (review)

p. 406

The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano (review)

p. 406

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce (review)

p. 407

Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley (review)

p. 407

The Bonaventure Adventures by Rachelle Delaney (review)

pp. 407-408

Firefighter Duckies! by Frank W. Dormer (review)

p. 408

This Book Will Not Be Fun by Cirocco Dunlap (review)

pp. 408-409

Recess Warriors: Hero Is a Four-Letter Word by Marcus Emerson (review)

p. 409

The Dead Inside by Cyndy Etler (review)

pp. 409-410

Plankton Is Pushy by Jonathan Fenske (review)

p. 410

Grit by Gillian French (review)

pp. 410-411

Unearthly Things by Michelle Gagnon (review)

p. 411

Stack the Cats by Susie Ghahremani (review)

pp. 411-412

The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff (review)

p. 412

Be True to Me by Adele Griffin (review)

p. 412

Time Shifters by Chris Grine (review)

p. 413

Real Friends by Shannon Hale (review)

p. 413

A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge (review)

p. 414

The End of the Wild by Nicole Helget (review)

p. 414

Shell, Beak, Tusk: Shared Traits and the Wonders of Adaptation by Bridget Heos (review)

p. 415

Grendel's Guide to Love and War by A. E. Kaplan (review)

p. 415

Restart by Gordon Korman (review)

p. 416

Space Runners: The Moon Platoon by Jeramey Kraatz (review)

p. 416

Lint Boy by Aileen Leijten (review)

p. 417

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books by Michelle Markel (review)

p. 417

The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species by Sandra Markle (review)

p. 418

Binny Bewitched by Hilary McKay (review)

p. 418

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus (review)

p. 419

Fergus and Zeke by Kate Messner (review)

p. 419

Roll by Darcy Miller (review)

p. 420

The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy (review)

p. 420

Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive! by Ammi-Joan Paquette (review)

p. 421

William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle by Bobbie Peers (review)

p. 421

The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney (review)

pp. 421-422

Dream Fall by Amy Plum (review)

p. 422

Want by Cindy Pon (review)

pp. 422-423

Agatha Parrot and the Thirteenth Chicken by Kjartan Poskitt (review)

p. 423

King Flashypants and the Evil Emperor by Andy Riley (review)

pp. 423-424

Breaking by Danielle Rollins (review)

p. 424

York by Laura Ruby (review)

pp. 424-425

The Secret Grave by Lois Ruby (review)

p. 425

Lemons by Melissa Savage (review)

pp. 425-426

Shattered Warrior by Sharon Shinn (review)

p. 426

Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder (review)

p. 426

Georgia Rules by Nanci Turner Steveson (review)

p. 427

Can an Aardvark Bark? by Melissa Stewart (review)

p. 427

Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl (review)

pp. 427-428

Frankie by Mary Sullivan (review)

p. 428

Washed Ashore by Kerr Thomson (review)

pp. 428-429

Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser (review)

p. 429

Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner (review)

pp. 429-430

My Pictures after the Storm by Éric Veillé (review)

p. 430

Pete With No Pants by Rowboat Watkins (review)

pp. 430-431

And Then There Were Four by Nancy Werlin (review)

p. 431

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia (review)

pp. 431-432

Share, Big Bear, Share! by Maureen Wright (review)

p. 432

One Hundred Sausages by Yuval Zommer (review)

pp. 432-433

Professional Connections

Blowing Our Own Horn Department

p. 434

Subject and Use Index

pp. 435-437