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October 19, 2017

The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid, by Jeanette Winter, is a picture book biography of a world-renowned female architect who tried to make shapes with her buildings like those she saw in nature.

Happy Reading!

—Sondra Eklund

The World Is Not a Rectangle
by Jeanette Winter

Dazzle Ships
by Chris Barton
illustrated by Victo Ngai

While Beauty Slept
by Elizabeth Blackwell

Arabella and the Battle of Venus
by David D. Levine

Princess Cora and the Crocodile
by Laura Amy Schlitz
illustrated by Brian Floca

York: The Shadow Cipher
by Laura Ruby

by Cindy Anstey

The Upside of Unrequited
by Becky Albertalli

Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike
by Cynthia Rylant
illustrated by Mike Austin

by Antoinette Portis

“To give those librarians, who make it their life work to serve children's reading interests, an opportunity to encourage good writing in this field.”

—Frederic Melcher, in his agreement to establish the Newbery Medal, 1922