>July Notes

>The latest Notes from the Horn Book is out, with an interview with Rebecca Stead; four more great books about New York City; summer reading for middle-schoolers; picture books about food; and a tip of the hat to the Coretta Scott King Awards, celebrating their fortieth birthday this year.

In a first, you will find the CSK acceptance speeches in the July issue of the Magazine but DON’T LOOK YET, as it cannot be published until Monday, after the Newbery and Caldecott speeches are given at ALA in Chicago. I’m told you can get a copy hot off the presses at our booth (#2259) that day if you sign over your first-born or sign up for a subscription.

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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.


  1. Anonymous says:

    >Wow. Beautiful spam, Roger.

    Can you tell us about the putsch in BBYA? Have they killed it?

  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >Deleted spam for (I think) Chinese gold farm; Liz B. has the whole BBYA story at http://yzocaet.blogspot.com/2009/07/board-action-updates-bbya.html

  3. Anonymous says:

    >Thanks, in advance, for publishing both Nikki Grimes' words and the words to the CSK speeches.

    Just thanks.

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