October Stars

Starred titles are books of special distinction. See the archives for selections from previous months.

Cooper, ElishaRiver; written and illus. by Elisha Cooper. Orchard/Scholastic, 2019 [48p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-338-31226-3 $18.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-338-56647-5 $11.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 3-7

Donnelly, RebeccaCats Are a Liquid; illus. by Misa Saburi. Godwin/Holt, 2019 [32p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-250-20659-6 $17.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 2-4

Florence, Melaniekimotinâniwiw itwêwina/Stolen Words; illus. by Gabrielle Grimard; tr. into Cree by Dolores Sand and Gayle Weenie. Second Story, 2019 [28p]
Paper ed. ISBN 978-1-77260-101-5 $14.95
Reviewed from galleys   R* 5-8 yrs

Grimes, NikkiOrdinary Hazards: A Memoir. WordSong/Boyds Mills, 2019 [332p]  illus. with photographs
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-62979-881-3 $18.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 8-12
See this month’s Big Picture, p. 53, for review.

GuojingStormy: A Story about Finding a Forever Home; written and illus. by Guojing. Schwartz & Wade, 2019 [38p]
Library ed. ISBN 978-1-5247-7177-5 $20.99
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-5247-7176-8 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-5247-7178-2 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* 4-7 yrs

Jarrow, GailThe Poison Eaters: Fighting Danger and Fraud in Our Food and Drugs. Calkins Creek, 2019 [160p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-62979-438-9 $18.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-68437-895-1 $9.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 6-12

King, Amy SarigThe Year We Fell From Space; illus. by Nina Goffi. Levine/Scholastic, 2019 [272p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-338-23636-1 $16.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-338-23646-0 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 4-7

Mbalia, KwameTristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky. Rick Riordan/Disney Hyperion, 2019 [496p] (Tristan Strong)
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-368-03993-2 $16.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-368-05441-6 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 4-7

Mitchell, SaundraAll the Things We Do in the Dark. HarperTeen, 2019 [304p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-0-06-285259-5 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-0-06-285261-8 $8.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 9-12

Newman, CareyPicking Up the Pieces: Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket; written by Carey Newman and Kirstie Hudson. Orca, 2019 [180p] illus. with photographs
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-4598-1995-5 $39.95
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-4598-1996-2 $9.99
Reviewed from galleys   R* Gr. 8-12

Reynolds, JasonLook Both Ways; illus. by Alexander Nabaum. Dlouhy/Atheneum, 2019 [208p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-4814-3828-5 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-4814-3830-8 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 5-8

Ruby, LauraThirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All. Balzer + Bray, 2019 [384p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-0-06-231764-3 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-0-06-231766-7 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 7-10

Sepetys, RutaThe Fountains of Silence. Philomel, 2019 [512p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-0-399-16031-8 $18.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-0-698-17451-1 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 8-12

Walden, TillieAre You Listening?; written and illus. by Tillie Walden. First Second, 2019 [320p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-62672-773-1 $24.99
Paper ed. ISBN 978-1-250-20756-2 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-250-75444-8 $9.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 9-12

Wenzel, BrendanA Stone Sat Still; written and illus. by Brendan Wenzel. Chronicle, 2019 56p
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-4521-7318-4 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-4521-7913-1 $11.99 R* 3-7 yrs

Yoon, DavidFrankly in Love. Putnam, 2019 [432p]
Trade ed. ISBN 978-1-9848-1220-9 $18.99
E-book ed. ISBN 978-1-9848-1221-6 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 9-12