July Stars

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

Alznauer, AmyFlying Paintings: The Zhou Brothers: A Story of Revolution and Art; illus. by ShanZuo Zhou and DaHuang Zhou. Candlewick, 2020 [48p]
Trade ed. ISBN 9781536204285 $17.99
Reviewed from digital galleys R* Gr. 2-5

Bradley, Kimberly BrubakerFighting Words. Dial, 2020 [272p]
Trade ed. ISBN 9781984815682 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 9781984815699 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 4-7

Brown, Roseanne A.A Song of Wraiths and Ruin. Balzer + Bray, 2020 [480p]
Trade ed. ISBN 9780062891495 $18.99
E-book ed. ISBN 9780062891518 $9.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 8-12

Cullum, JaredKodi; written and illus. by Jared Cullum. Top Shelf, 2020 [176p] (Kodi)
Paper ed. ISBN 9781603094672 $14.99
Reviewed from digital galleys R* Gr. 5-8

Lam, ThaoThe Paper Boat: A Refugee Story; written and illus. by Thao Lam. Owlkids, 2020 [40p]
Trade ed. ISBN 9781771473637 $17.95
Reviewed from digital galleys R* 5-10 yrs

McKay, HilaryThe Time of Green Magic. McElderry, 2020 [240p]
Trade ed. ISBN 9781534462762 $17.99
E-book ed. ISBN 9781534462786 $10.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 4-7

Montgomery, SyCondor Comeback; illus. with photographs by Tianne Strombeck. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020 [96p] (Scientists in the Field)
Trade ed. ISBN 9780544816534 $18.99
E-book ed. ISBN 9780358330660 $9.99
Reviewed from digital galleys R* Gr. 4-7

Murphy, Aunty JoyBirrarung Wilam: A Story from Aboriginal Australia; written by Aunty Joy Murphy and Andrew Kelly; illus. by Lisa Kennedy. Candlewick, 2020 [40p]
Trade ed. ISBN 9781536209426 $17.99
Reviewed from galleys R* 4-9 yrs

See this month’s Big Picture for review.

Nayeri, DanielEverything Sad Is Untrue (A True Story). Levine Querido, 2020 [368p]
Trade ed. ISBN 9781646140008 $17.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 8-12

Souders, TarynCoop Knows the Scoop. Sourcebooks, 2020 [304p]
Paper ed. ISBN 9781492640189 $7.99
Reviewed from galleys R* Gr. 5-8