The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October issue of the Horn Book Magazine.
Xander’s Panda Party; by Linda Sue Park; illus. by Matt Phelan (Clarion)
Mr. Wuffles!; by David Wiesner (Clarion)
OCD Love Story; by Corey Ann Haydu (Simon Pulse)
The Year of Billy Miller; by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow)
The Big Wet Balloon; by Liniers (Toon/Candlewick)
Counting by 7s; by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Dial)
Boxers & Saints; by Gene Luen Yang; color by Lark Pien (First Second/Roaring Brook)
Locomotive; by Brian Floca (Jackson/Atheneum)
Scaly Spotted Feathered Frilled: How Do We Know What Dinosaurs Really Looked Like?; by Catherine Thimmesh (Houghton)
My library has none of them. How encouraging.