Youth Titles You May Have Missed - Mississippi Library Commission

Youth Titles You May Have Missed - Mississippi Library Commission

YOUTH TITLES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED July 2018 Mississippi Library Commission PICTURE BOOKS Niblet & Ralph by Zachariah

OHora Readers will delight in this entertaining story and its happy resolution. A great read-aloud for a broad audience. School Library Journal OHora invests all his characters with plenty of personality, even the two seemingly identical calico cats. Kirkus OHoras text is spare and sly, and his thick-lined, saturated-hued acrylic illustrations provide details

about the families. Horn Book Drawn Together by Minh L, illustrated by Dan Santat This handsomely illustrated book is perfectly paced to express universal emotions that connect generations separated by time, experience, and even language. It is sure to appeal widely on many levels. School Library Journal, starred review

Santat's work dazzles with layers of color, exquisitely worked traditional designs, and ambitious scale. Publishers Weekly, starred review We Dont Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins Higgins once again delivers sassy dialogue, flawless comic pacing, and

faith in the ability of children to learn and grow. Publishers Weekly Fans of macabre, tongue-in-cheek humor (and twist endings!) will enjoy time spent with Penelope. Kirkus New York Times Bestseller! Geraldine by Elizabeth Lilly

Lilly's watercolor-and-ink drawings are as vividly comic and emotionally astute as her writing. Publishers Weekly Perfect for young giraffes--or children--who stand out in the very best of ways and just need to know they're all right exactly how they are. Kirkus Bigger Than You by Hyewon Kyung

Dinosaurs, physical action, playful repetition, and things that grow bigger and bigger will grab the attention of even the wiggliest listeners. Publishers Weekly MIDDLE GRADE

The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell This easy-reading story offers in a fun, engaging packagea meaningful commentary on the importance of childhood games. Booklist, starred review A breath of fresh air, this tender and dynamic collection is a must-have for any graphic-novel collection. Kirkus

A must-have for middle grade collections. School Library Journal, starred review The House that Lou Built by Mae Respicio Lou is a feisty and determined character who isnt afraid to fight for whom and what she loves. Booklist This delightful debut welcomes readers in like

a house filled with love. Kirkus This is a worthy choice for any middle grade collection. School Library Journal Flor and Miranda Steal the Show by Jennifer Torres A wide range of middle grade readers are likely to see aspects of themselves in both Flor and Miranda. School Library Journal

Lessons about friendship and standing up for oneself are organically woven into this entertaining romp. Publishers Weekly Readers will enjoy getting to know both protagonists and will root for them till the last page. Booklist Readers cannot help but root for both heroines - Kirkus

Look at Me!: How to Attract Attention in the Animal World by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page Jenkins signature cut- and torn-paper collage artwork works beautifully in these realistic portraitsThis makes an excellent choice for browsers or for classes studying animal behaviors. - Booklist

YOUNG ADULT Supergirl: Being Super by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jolle Jones Even teens who dont typically go for caped crusaders might find something to like here. Among the massive field of superhero comics, this one is an impressive standout. Booklist, starred

review This beautifully depicted origin story is a recommended addition to libraries hoping to pull more teens into the fandom. School Library Journal A Flicker in the Clarity by Amy McNamara With snarky teen characters, pages teeming

with evocative, figurative language, and a moving focus on self-discovery this will appeal to fans of poetry and character-driven stories about emotional growth. Booklist A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, edited by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman A marvelous anthology of retold Asian myths and

legends tying the traditional and modern together and accessible to all teens of all backgrounds. Kirkus Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton Overall, Bartons short chapters, inventive landscapes, swift pacing, and use of comfortably familiar fairy tale elements all

combine for a compulsively readable fantasy. Booklist A must-buy for any library where fantasy is popular. School Library Journal Storm-Wake by Lucy Christopher A tale of strange magic and faith lost and found that packs no less a wallop for its slim

size. Booklist, starred review As wild and refreshing as an ocean storm, if similarly tumultuous. - Kirkus

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