Chime by Franny Billingsley*** (Penguin, $17.99; $8.99 paperback due out in April!)
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (Little, Brown, $18.99)
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai (HarperCollins, $15.99)
The Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami*** (Simon & Schuster, $16.99)
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Scholastic, $29.99)
***One of my teachers at Vermont College of the Fine Arts!
February 2012, Cordelia Jensen