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LARC Mocks: 2023 Non-Fiction

Working list of starred reviews to be considered for the Mock Caldecott and Newbery Award

2023 Non-Fiction

Alexander, Kwame.  An American Story.  K 12/1/22

Alexander, Kwame.  How to Write a Poem.  SLJ 1/23

Barretta, Gene.  Starring Steven Spielberg: The Making of a Young Filmmaker.  SLJ 1/23

Ben-Barak, Idan.  We Go Way Back.  K 11/1/22, PW 12/19/22

Bolden, Tonya.  Rock, Rosetta, Rock! Roll, Rosetta, Roll!  K 11/1/22

Bunting, Philip.  The Gentle Genius of Trees.  K 11/1/22, BL 12/1-15/22

Chad, Jon.  The Periodic Table of Elements: Understanding the Building Blocks of Everything.  K 1/1/23

Cox, Lynne.  Yoshi, Sea Turtle Genius: A True Story About An Amazing Swimmer.  K 11/15/22

Davies, Nicola.  Emperor of the Ice: How a Changing Climate Affects a Penguin Colony.  K 12/1/22

DeLems, Caitlin.  Pitch Perfect and Persistent! The Musical Debut of Amy Cheney Beach.  K 1/15/23

Donnelly, Rebecca.  Total Garbage: A Messy Dive Into Trash, Waste, and Our World.  K 1/15/23

Dronfield, Jeremy.  The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz. K 10/15/22, BL 12/1-15/22

Farqui, Reem.  Miloo's Mind: The Story of Maryam Faruqi, Trailblazer for Women's Education. K 10/15/22

Fisher, Lalena.  Friends Beyond Measure.  K 1/11/22

Flack, Roberta with Tonya Bolden, The Green Piano: How  Little Me Found Music. K 10/15/22

Joy, Angela. Choosing Brave: How Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement. SLJ 1/23

Haine, Rosie.  We Are Human Animals.  K 12/1/22

Harari, Yuval Noah.  Unstoppable Us, Volume 1: How Humans Took Over the World.  K 12/15/22

Harjo, Joy.  Remember.  K 12/15/22

Howes, Katey.  Woven of the World.  K 12/1/22

Janeczko, Paul B.  Where I Live: Poems About My Home, My Street and My Town. SLJ 1/23

LaNier, Carlotta Walls. A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School.  K 10/15/22

Larson, Kirsten W.  The Fire of Stars: The Life and Brilliance of the Woman Who Discovered What Stars are Made Of.  K 12/1/22

Lawlor, Laurie. Restoring Prairie, Woods and Pond: How a Small Trail Can Make a Big Difference.  K 1/15/23

Levy, Dana Alison.  Breaking the Mold: Changing the Face of Climate Science.  SLJ 1/23

Marcus, Leonard S.  Mr. Lincoln Sits For His Portrait: The Story of a Photograph That Became and American Icon.  K 12/1/22

Murray, Lily.  How Old is a Whale? Animal Life Spans From the Mayfly to the Immortal Jellyfish.  K 1/1/23

Owen, Polly.  Darwin's Super-Pooping Worm Spectacular.  K 11/15/22

Park, Jane.  Hidden Creature Features.  K 12/15/22

Pinkney, Jerry.  Just Jerry: How Drawing Shaped My Life.  K 11/1/22, PW 12/5/22

Raczka, Bob.  You Are a Story. SLJ 1/23

Rodgers, Allison K.  We Need to Talk About Vaginas: An Important Book About Vulvas, Periods, Puberty and Sex!  K 12/1/22

Sanchez, Anita. The Forest in the Sea: Seaweed Solutions to Planetary Problems. K 11/15/22

Sanchez, Anita. The Monkey Trial: John Scopes and the Battle Over Teaching Evolution.  K 12/1/22

Schechter, Robert.  The Red Ear Blows Its Nose: Poems for Children and Others.  SLJ 1/23, K 1/15/23

Sheinkin, Steve. BOMB (Graphic novel): The Race to+ Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.  K 10/15/22

Stelson, Caren.  Stars of the Night: The Courageous Children of the Czech Kindertransport.  K 11/15/22

Thermes, Jennifer.  The Indestructible Tom Crean: Heroic Explorer of the Antarctic.  K 11/15/22

Todd, Traci.  Holding Her Own: The Exceptional Life of Jackie Ormes.  K 11/15/22

Van Heidrich, Katie.  The In-Between. K 11/15/22

Vitkus, Jessica.  Crafting Change: Handmade Activism, Past and Present.  SLJ 1/23

Wallace, Sandra Neil. Love is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement. PW 12/19/22, K 1/1/23

Weatherford, Carole Boston.  You Are My Pride: A Love Letter from Your Motherland.  K 1/1/23

Woelfle, Gretchen.  A Take-Charge Girl Blazes a Trail to Congress: The Story of Jeanette Rankin.  BL 12/1-15/22