Kirkus Reviews

New & Notable Books for Children: February 2012


NO CRYSTAL STAIR by & illustrated by
Carolrhoda Lab / Feb. 1st, 2012 / 978-0-7613-6169-5
SECRETS OF THE GARDEN by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld & illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Knopf / Feb. 28th, 2012 / 978-0-517-70990-0
I LAY MY STITCHES DOWN by Cynthia Grady & illustrated by Michele Wood
Eerdmans / Feb. 15th, 2012 / 978-0-8028-5386-8
KINDRED SOULS by Patricia MacLachlan
Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins / Feb. 7th, 2012 / 978-0-06-052297-1
WONDER by
Knopf / Feb. 14th, 2012 / 978-0-375-86902-0
CRAFTY CHLOE by Kelly DiPucchio & illustrated by Heather Ross
Atheneum / Feb. 21st, 2012 / 978-1-4424-2123-3
A STICK IS AN EXCELLENT THING by Marilyn Singer & illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Clarion / Feb. 27th, 2012 / 978-0-547-12493-3
MILES TO GO FOR FREEDOM by Linda Barrett Osborne
Abrams / Feb. 1st, 2012 / 978-1-4197-0020-0
COLD CEREAL by Adam Rex
Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins / Feb. 7th, 2012 / 978-0-06-206002-0
AND THEN IT'S SPRING by Julie Fogliano & illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Neal Porter/Roaring Brook / Feb. 14th, 2012 / 978-1-59643-624-4
QUESTION BOY MEETS LITTLE MISS KNOW-IT-ALL by Peter Catalanotto & illustrated by Peter Catalanotto
Richard Jackson/Atheneum / Feb. 7th, 2012 / 978-1-4424-0670-4
A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano illustrated by Michael Carroll
Charlesbridge / Feb. 1st, 2012 / 978-1-57091-783-7
BEST SHOT IN THE WEST by Patricia C. McKissack & Fredrick L. McKissack Jr. & illustrated by Randy DuBurke
Chronicle / Feb. 1st, 2012 / 978-0-8118-5749-9
THE CASE OF THE DEADLY DESPERADOS by Caroline Lawrence
Putnam / Feb. 16th, 2012 / 978-0-399-25633-2
GARMANN'S SECRET by Stian Hole & illustrated by Stian Hole & translated by Don Bartlett
Eerdmans / Feb. 1st, 2012 / 978-0-8028-5400-1
ARTHUR'S DREAM BOAT by Polly Dunbar & illustrated by Polly Dunbar
Candlewick / Feb. 1st, 2012 / 978-0-7636-5867-0
WE'VE GOT A JOB by Cynthia Y. Levinson
Peachtree / Feb. 1st, 2012 / 978-1-56145-627-7