REVIEWS

Reviews are organized alphabetically by book title.

A HUNGRY LION, BY LUCY RUTH CUMMINS (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster, 2016)

A IS FOR ARTISANAL, BY MATTHEW GOLDENBERG & BEN SCHWARTZ (Paradisiac, 2016)

AMERICAN GIRLS, BY ALISON UMMINGER (Flatiron, 2016)

ARCHIE SNUFFLEKINS OLIVER VALENTINE CUPCAKE TIBERIUS, BY KATE HARNETT (Flying Eye, 2016)

AWAKE BEAUTIFUL CHILD, BY AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL & GRACIA LAM (McSweeney’s, 2015)

BATTLESAURUS: RAMPAGE AT WATERLOO, BY BRIAN FALKNER (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015)

THE BEST BOOK IN THE WORLD, BY RILLA ALEXANDER (Flying Eye, 2015)

BEYOND THE POND, BY JOSEPH KUEFLER (Balzer + Bray, 2015)

BOB THE ARTIST, BY MARION DEUCHARS (King Laurence, 2016)

BOOK SCAVENGER, BY JENNIFER CHAMBLISS BERTMAN (Christy Ottaviano / Henry Holt, 2015)

THE BOY WHO LOVED THE MOON, BY RINO ALAIMO (Familius, 2015)

BREAKING SKY, BY CORI MCCARTHY (Sourcebooks Fire, 2015)

BUDDY AND EARL, BY MAUREEN FERGUS & CAREY SOOKOCHEFF (Groundwood, 2015)

BUDDY AND EARL GO EXPLORING, BY MAUREEN FERGUS & CAREY SOOKOCHEFF (Groundwood, 2016)

BUTTERFLY PARK, BY ELLY MACKAY (Running Press Kids, 2015)

CAPTAIN FALSEBEARD IN A VERY FISHY TALE, BY FRED BLUNT (Puffin, 2015)

THE COW WHO CLIMBED A TREE, BY GEMMA MERINO (MacMillan, 2015)

CRENSHAW, BY KATHERINE APPLEGATE (Feiwel & Friends, 2015)

THE CURIOUS WORLD OF CALPURNIA TATE, BY JACQUELINE KELLY (Henry Holt, 2015)

THE DOLDRUMS, BY NICHOLAS GANNON (Greenwillow, 2015)

EMILY’S BALLOON, BY KOMAKO SAKAI (Chronicle, 2006/Re: 2015)

EMMY & OLIVER, BY ROBIN BENWAY (HarperTeen, 2015)

ENORMOUS SMALLNESS, BY MATTHEW BURGESS & KRIS DI GIACOMO (Enchanted Lion, 2015)

FINDING SERENDIPITY, BY ANGELICA BANKS (Henry Holt, 2015)

FLOAT, BY DANIEL MIYARES (Simon & Schuster, 2015)

FRANKENCRAYON, BY MICHAEL HALL (Greenwillow, 2016)

FRAZZLED, BY BOOKI VIVAT (Harper, 2016)

GOOD NIGHT, FIREFLY, BY GABRIEL ALBOROZO (Henry Holt, 2015)

THE HAPPY HUNTER, BY ROGER DUVOISIN (Enchanted Lion, 2016)

HOUSES FLOATING HOME, BY EINAR TURKOWSKI (Enchanted Lion, 2016)

HUNDRED PERCENT, BY KAREN ROMANO YOUNG (Chronicle, 2016)

HUNGRY ROSCOE, BY DAVID J. PLANT (Flying Eye, 2015)

I AM HENRY FINCH, BY ALEXIS DEACON & VIVIANE SCHWARZ (Candlewick, 2016)

IMAGINARY FRED, BY EOIN COLFER & OLIVER JEFFERS (Harper, 2015)

IMELDA & THE GOBLIN KING, BY BRIONY MAY SMITH (Flying Eye, 2015)

THE IMPROBABLE THEORY OF ANA AND ZAK, BY BRIAN KATCHER (Katherine Tegen, 2015)

THE INCREDIBLE SPACE RAIDERS FROM SPACE, BY WESLEY KING (Simon & Schuster, 2015)

INTERSTELLAR CINDERELLA, BY DEBORAH UNDERWOOD & MEG HUNT (Chronicle, 2015)

I WANT A MONSTER, BY ELISE GRAVEL (Katherine Tegen, 2016)

THE LAND OF LINES, BY VICTOR HUSSENOT (Chronicle, 2015)

LAND SHARK, BY BETH FERRY & BEN MANTLE (Chronicle, 2015)

LEO: A GHOST STORY, BY MAC BARNETT & CHRISTIAN ROBINSON (Chronicle, 2015)

LIFEBOAT CLIQUE, BY KATHY PARKS (Katherine Tegen, 2016)

LIFE WITHOUT NICO, BY ANDREA MATURANA & FRANCISCO JAVIER OLEA (Kids Can Press, 2016)

THE LINES ON NANA’S FACE, BY SIMONA CIRAOLO (Flying Eye, 2016)

THE LITTLE GARDENER, BY EMILY HUGHES (Flying Eye, 2015)

LITTLE ROBOT, BY BEN HATKE (First Second, 2015)

LOSERS TAKE ALL, BY DAVID KLASS (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015)

MALAIKA’S COSTUME, BY NADIA L. HOHN & IRENE LUXBACHER (Groundwood, 2016)

MAYA, BY MAHAK JAIN & ELLY MACKAY (OwlKids, 2016)

THE MEANING OF MAGGIE, BY MEGAN JEAN SOVERN (Chronicle, 2015)

MISS MOON, BY JANET HILL (Tundra, 2016)

MOTHMAN’S CURSE, BY CHRISTINE HAYES (Roaring Brook Press, 2015)

MR. PUFFBALL, STUNT CAT TO THE STARS, BY CONSTANCE LOMBARDO (Katherine Tegen, 2015)

MRS. RAVENBACH’S WAY, BY WILLIAM M. AKERS & ANNA WILKENFELD (Regan Arts, 2016)

MS. BIXBY’S LAST DAY, BY JOHN DAVID ANDERSON (Walden Pond/HarperCollins, 2016)

MY DAD USED TO BE SO COOL, BY KEITH NEGLEY (Flying Eye, 2016)

NERDY BIRDY, BY AARON REYNOLDS & MATT DAVIES (Roaring Brook, 2015)

THE NIGHT GARDENER, BY THE FAN BROTHERS (Simon & Schuster, 2016)

NINJA BABY, BY DAVID ZELTSER & DIANE GOODE (Chronicle, 2015)

ONE OF US, JEANNIE WAUDBY (Running Press, 2016)

OVER THE OCEAN, BY TARO GOMI (Chronicle, 2016)

PABLO AND JANE AND THE HOT AIR CONTRAPTION, BY JOSÉ DOMINGO (Flying Eye, 2015)

PAX, BY SARA PENNYPACKER & JON KLASSEN (Balzer+Bray, 2016)

PIERRE, THE MAZE DETECTIVE, BY HIRO KAMIGAKI & IC4DESIGN (Chronicle, 2015)

POOL, BY JIHYEON LEE (Chronicle, 2015)

RAIN REIGN, BY ANN M. MARTIN (Feiwel & Friends, 2014)

RUDE CAKES, BY ROWBOAT WATKINS (Chronicle, 2015)

THE SANDWICH THIEF, BY ANDRÉ MAROIS & PATRICK DOYON (Chronicle, 2016)

SECRETS OF SELKIE BAY, BY SHELLEY MOORE THOMAS (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015)

THE SIX, BY MARK ALPERT (Sourcebooks Fire, 2015)

THE SKUNK, BY MAC BARNETT & PATRICK MCDONNELL (Roaring Press, 2015)

SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY, BY BEN CLANTON (Simon & Schuster, 2015)

THE STONE THROWER, BY JAEL EALEY RICHARDSON & MATT JAMES (Groundwood, 2016)

SUICIDE NOTES FROM BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, BY LYNN WEINGARTEN (SimonPulse, 2016)

SWAN: THE LIFE AND DANCE OF ANNA PAVLOVA, BY LAUREL SNYDER & JULIE MORSTAD (Chronicle, 2015)

TELL ME A TATTOO STORY, BY ALISON MCGHEE & ELIZA WHEELER (Chronicle, 2016)

THIS IS SADIE, BY SARA O’LEARY & JULIE MORSTAD (Tundra, 2015)

TRUTHWITCH, BY SUSAN DENNARD (Tor Teen, 2016)

UP IN THE GARDEN AND DOWN IN THE DIRT, BY KATE MESSNER & CHRISTOPHER SILAS NEAL (Chronicle, 2015)

WALTER’S WONDERFUL WEB, BY TIM HOPGOOD (MacMillan, 2015)

WE ARE ALL MADE OF MOLECULES, BY SUSIN NIELSEN (Tundra, 2015)

WE ARE THE ANTS, BY SHAUN DAVID HUTCHINSON (Simon Pulse, 2016)

WE FOUND A HAT, BY JON KLASSEN (Candlewick, 2016)

WEIRD GIRL AND WHAT’S HIS NAME, BY MEAGAN BROTHERS (Three Room Press, 2015)

WHAT JAMES SAID, BY LIZ ROSENBERG & MATTHEW MYERS (Roaring Brook, 2015)

WHAT TO DO WITH A BOX, BY JANE YOLEN & CHRIS SHEBAN (Creative Editions, 2016)

WHO BROKE THE TEAPOT?, BY BILL SLAVIN (Tundra, 2016)

WHO DONE IT?, BY OLIVIER TALLEC (Chronicle, 2015)

THE WISH TREE, BY KYO MACLEAR & CHRIS TURNHAM (Chronicle, 2016)

WITH MALICE, BY EILEEN COOK (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016)

THE WONDERFUL FLUFFY LITTLE SQUISHY, BY BEATRICE ALEMAGNA (Enchanted Lion, 2015)

ZAP! NIKOLA TESLA TAKES CHARGE, BY MONICA KULLING & BILL SLAVIN (Tundra, 2016)

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