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Volume 68, Number 1, September 2014

Table of Contents

The Big Picture

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson (review)

pp. 3-4 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0637

New Books for Children and Young People

17 First Kisses by Rachael Allen (review)

p. 4 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0660

The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson (review)

p. 5 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0683

Minion by John David Anderson (review)

p. 5 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0706

A Hitch at the Fairmont by Jim Averbeck (review)

p. 6 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0729

The Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief & Sinister by Stefan Bachmann (review)

p. 6 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0752

Through to You by Lauren Barnholdt (review)

p. 7 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0627

Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I’s Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum (review)

p. 7 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0651

Quest by Aaron Becker (review)

p. 8 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0674

A Library Book for Bear by Bonny Becker (review)

p. 8 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0697

Meet the Parents by Peter Bently (review)

p. 9 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0720

The Baby Tree by Sophie Blackall (review)

p. 9 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0743

The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by Megan Frazer Blakemore (review)

p. 10 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0618

The Monkey Goes Bananas by C. P. Bloom (review)

p. 10 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0642

Shipwreck Island by S. A. Bodeen (review)

pp. 10-11 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0665

My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) by Peter Brown (review)

p. 11 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0688

What If …? by Anthony Browne (review)

pp. 11-12 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0711

Picnic by John Burningham (review)

p. 12 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0734

Hug Machine by Scott Campbell (review)

pp. 12-13 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0609

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll (review)

p. 13 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0632

My Best Friend, Maybe by Caela Carter (review)

pp. 13-14 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0656

Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their Noses) Save the World by Nancy F. Castaldo (review)

p. 14 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0679

Eerie Elementary: The School Is Alive by Jack Chabert (review)

pp. 14-15 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0702

The XYZs of Being Wicked by Lara Chapman (review)

p. 15 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0725

Ninja by Arree Chung (review)

pp. 15-16 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0748

The Hangman’s Revolution by Eoin Colfer (review)

p. 16 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0623

The Things You Kiss Goodbye by Leslie Connor (review)

pp. 16-17 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0647

Susan Marcus Bends the Rules by Jane Cutler (review)

p. 17 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0670

The Wrenchies by Farel Dalrymple (review)

p. 17 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0693

Emily’s Blue Period by Cathleen Daly (review)

p. 18 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0716

Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes by Nicola Davies (review)

p. 18 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0739

Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis (review)

p. 19 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0614

Blind by Rachel DeWoskin (review)

p. 19 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0638

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate DiCamillo (review)

p. 20 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0661

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio (review)

p. 20 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0684

I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! by Jill Esbaum (review)

pp. 20-21 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0707

Played by Liz Fichera (review)

p. 21 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0730

Just Like the Movies by Kelly Fiore (review)

pp. 21-22 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0753

I Can Do It Myself by Valorie Fisher (review)

p. 22 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0628

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming (review)

pp. 22-23 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0652

Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall (review)

p. 23 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0675

The Feral Child by Che Golden (review)

pp. 23-24 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0698

Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff (review)

p. 24 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0721

The Strange Maid by Tessa Gratton (review)

pp. 24-25 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0744

Jessie Elliot Is a Big Chicken by Elise Gravel (review)

p. 25 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0619

Giant Vehicles by Rod Green (review)

pp. 25-26 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0643

Princess Posey and the First Grade Boys by Stephanie Greene (review)

p. 26 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0666

Hermelin: The Detective Mouse by Mini Grey (review)

pp. 26-27 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0689

The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove (review)

p. 27 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0712

The Legend of Saint Nicholas by Anselm Grün (review)

p. 27 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0735

Thicker Than Water by Bruce Hale (review)

p. 28 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0610

It’s an Orange Aardvark! by Michael Hall (review)

p. 28 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0633

Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach (review)

p. 29 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0657

Skies Like These by Tess Hilmo (review)

p. 29 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0680

Found Things by Marilyn Hilton (review)

p. 30 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0703

Comics Squad: Recess! ed. by Jennifer L. Holm (review)

p. 30 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0726

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm (review)

p. 31 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0749

Unravel by Imogen Howson (review)

p. 31 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0624

A Thirst for Home: A Story of Water across the World by Christine Ieronimo (review)

p. 32 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0648

The History of Money: From Bartering to Banking by Martin Jenkins (review)

p. 32 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0671

The Life and Times of Benny Alvarez by Peter Johnson (review)

p. 33 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0694

Winter Is Coming by Tony Johnston (review)

p. 33 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0717

The Islands of Chaldea by Diana Wynne Jones (review)

p. 34 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0740

Not My Girl by Christy Jordan-Fenton (review)

p. 34 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0615

Meaniehead by Bruce Eric Kaplan (review)

pp. 34-35 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0639

Everyone Dies in the End: A Romantic Comedy by Brian Katcher (review)

p. 35 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0662

Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally (review)

pp. 35-36 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0685

The Farmer’s Away! BAA! NEIGH! by Anne Vittur Kennedy (review)

p. 36 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0708

Lives of the Explorers: Discoveries, Disasters (And What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull (review)

pp. 36-37 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0731

The Soda Bottle School: A True Story of Recycling, Teamwork, and One Crazy Idea by Seño Laura Kutner (review)

p. 37 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0754

Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour (review)

pp. 37-38 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0629

Like No Other by Una LaMarche (review)

p. 38 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0653

The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno (review)

pp. 38-39 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0676

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy (review)

p. 39 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0699

Nine Open Arms by Benny Lindelauf (review)

pp. 39-40 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0722

The Time of the Fireflies by Kimberley Griffiths Little (review)

p. 40 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0745

Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo (review)

pp. 40-41 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0620

The Fire Wish by Amber Lough (review)

p. 41 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0644

The Secrets of Tree Taylor by Dandi Daley Mackall (review)

p. 42 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0667

Dreamwood by Heather Mackey (review)

p. 42 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0690

The Only Thing Worse Than Witches by Lauren Magaziner (review)

p. 43 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0713

Wild by Alex Mallory (review)

pp. 43-44 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0736

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson (review)

p. 44 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0611

Love and Other Foreign Words by Erin McCahan (review)

pp. 44-45 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0634

Mr. Pants: It’s Go Time! by Scott McCormick (review)

p. 45 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0658

My Zombie Hamster by Havelock McCreely (review)

p. 45 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0681

Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business—and Won! by Emily Arnold McCully (review)

p. 46 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0704

The Demon Notebook by Erika McGann (review)

p. 46 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0727

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern (review)

p. 47 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0750

The Nerdy Dozen by Jeff Miller (review)

p. 47 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0625

Pigsticks and Harold and the Incredible Journey by Alex Milway (review)

p. 48 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0649

This Is a Moose by Richard T. Morris (review)

p. 48 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0672

Chasing the Milky Way by Erin E. Moulton (review)

p. 49 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0695

Ribblestrop by Andy Mulligan (review)

p. 49 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0718

I Am a Witch’s Cat by Harriet Muncaster (review)

p. 50 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0741

Hickory Dickory Dog by Alison Murray (review)

p. 50 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0616

My Last Kiss by Bethany Neal (review)

p. 51 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0640

Digging a Hole to Heaven: Coal Miner Boys by S. D. Nelson (review)

p. 51 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0663

Bow-Wow’s Nightmare Neighbors by Mark Newgarden (review)

p. 52 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0686

Starbreak by Phoebe North (review)

p. 52 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0709

If I Had a Raptor by George O’Connor (review)

pp. 52-53 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0732

Wicked Games by Sean Olin (review)

p. 53 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0755

Family Ties by Gary Paulsen (review)

pp. 53-54 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0630

A Whole New Ball Game by Belle Payton (review)

p. 54 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0654

Moses: The True Story of an Elephant Baby by Jenny Perepeczko (review)

pp. 54-55 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0677

Goatilocks and the Three Bears by Erica S. Perl (review)

p. 55 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0700

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me by Julie Anne Peters (review)

p. 55 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0723

Steering Toward Normal by Rebecca Petruck (review)

p. 56 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0746

Mr. Wayne’s Masterpiece by Patricia Polacco (review)

p. 56 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0621

Froodle by Antoinette Portis (review)

p. 57 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0645

Expiration Day by William Campbell Powell (review)

p. 57 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0668

Give and Take by Chris Raschka (review)

p. 58 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0691

Frida & Diego: Art, Love, Life by Catherine Reef (review)

pp. 58-59 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0714

Drowned by Nichola Reilly (review)

p. 59 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0737

Latitude Zero by Diana Renn (review)

p. 59 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0612

Sydney & Simon: Full Steam Ahead! by Paul A. Reynolds (review)

p. 60 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0635

The Problem with NOT Being Scared of Monsters by Dan Richards (review)

p. 60 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0659

Send for a Superhero by Michael Rosen (review)

pp. 60-61 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0682

The Doll Graveyard by Lois Ruby (review)

p. 61 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0705

I Wish I Had a Pet by Maggie Rudy (review)

pp. 61-62 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0728

Uncaged by John Sandford (review)

p. 62 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0751

Quinny & Hopper by Adriana Brad Schanen (review)

pp. 62-63 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0626

I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison (review)

p. 63 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0650

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka (review)

pp. 63-64 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0673

Only Everything by Kieran Scott (review)

p. 64 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0696

Dinosaur vs. School by Bob Shea (review)

p. 64 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0719

Turtle Island by Kevin Sherry (review)

p. 65

Playing by the Book by S. Chris Shirley (review)

p. 65 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0617

Just Call My Name by Holly Goldberg Sloan (review)

p. 66 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0641

If … : A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers by David J. Smith (review)

p. 66 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0664

Barbarian Lord by Matt Smith (review)

p. 67 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0687

Anna & Solomon by Elaine Snyder (review)

p. 67 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0710

The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern (review)

p. 68 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0733

Three Bird Summer by Sara St. Antoine (review)

p. 68 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0756

I’m My Own Dog by David Ezra Stein (review)

p. 69 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0631

Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater (review)

p. 69 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0655

The White House Is Burning: August 24, 1814 by Jane Sutcliffe (review)

p. 70 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0678

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (review)

p. 70 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0701

Photos Framed: A Fresh Look at the World’s Most Memorable Photographs by Ruth Thomson (review)

p. 71 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0724

A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman (review)

p. 71 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0747

In the Shadows by Kiersten White (review)

p. 72 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0622

Reckoning by Kerry Wilkinson (review)

p. 72 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0646

Mr. Cornell’s Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter (review)

pp. 72-73 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0669

The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang (review)

p. 73 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0692

The Twins’ Little Sister by Hyewon Yum (review)

p. 74 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0715

Corrections

p. 74 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0738

Blowing Our Own Horn: What We Did this Summer

pp. 75-76 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0613

Subject and Use Index

pp. 77-80 | DOI: 10.1353/bcc.2014.0636

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