Horn Book Magazine — January/February 2012

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Table of Contents

Features

10
Horn Book Fanfare
Our choices for the best books of 2011.

18
Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Gallery 2011
Celebrating this year’s winners and honor books.

Steve Sheinkin
19

Salley Mavor
25

Tim Wynne-Jones
33

Richard Peck
39
Books to Unite the Digitally Divided Family
An author asks, Is there still room for books
for young people in a text-and-tweet world?

Deirdre F. Baker
52
Present Tensions, or It’s All Happening Now
What’s behind the recent spate of novels
written in the present tense?

Columns

Roger Sutton
7
Editorial
In Which We’ve Done Only Half the Work
We’ve chosen our 2011 Fanfare
books—now it’s your turn.

Leonard S. Marcus
47
Sight Reading
Picture Book Parade
Some favorite picture books of 2011.

Leonard S. Marcus
56
What Makes a Good…?
What Makes a Good Rock-and-Roll Book?
On the highway to heck with younger readers.

122
From The Guide
Paranormal Romance
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.

Patrick Jennings
132
Cadenza
The Chocolate Games
Author Jennings (We Can’t All Be Rattlesnakes)
presents Team Charlie Bucket.

Reviews

65

Departments

4
5
125
130
131
Letters to the Editor
January/February Starred Books
Impromptu
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed

Cover © 2012 by Salley Mavor.
Page 1 art from Me…Jane. Illustration
© 2011 by Patrick McDonnell.




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