>March/April starred reviews

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the March-April issue of the Horn Book Magazine:

My Garden, by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow)
Once by Morris Gleitzman (Holt)
Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs by Ron Koertge (Candlewick)
The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan; illus. by Peter Sís (Scholastic)
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick (Roaring Brook)
The Last Summer of the Death Warriors by Francisco X. Stork (Levine/Scholastic)
A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner (Greenwillow)
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia (Amistad/HarperCollins)
Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer; illus. by Josée Masse (Dutton)

Alice Hoffman About Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty best-selling titles for adults, including Practical Magic and The Museum of Extraordinary Things. Her latest novel for children is Nightbird (Lamb/Random), reviewed in this issue.


  1. proseandkahn says:

    >Once was a stunner. I'm eager for Then and Now. I loved Shakespeare Bats Cleanup. Good to hear that the sequel is just as wonderful.

    brenda kahn

  2. >I don't have access to a lot of galleys, but I did get a chance to read the new Ron Koertge "Shakespeare" and I think it does what I wanted– extend my time with the character without requiring I have read the first book or remember it crystal clearly. New focus, new character, yes!

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