The Horn Book Magazine — May/June 2012

 

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   Table of Contents

 

Features

Roger Sutton
10
What Hath Harry Wrought?
How Harry Potter changed children’s publishing.

Uma Krishnaswami
19
No Joke!
Yes, multicultural fiction can be funny.

Barbara Bader
27
Cleveland and Pittsburgh Create a Profession
Early children’s librarianship in
two cities of the industrial heartland.

Jane Yolen
35 A Children’s Books Poetics
Pithy takes on seven iconic authors.

Rebecca Donnelly
41
Hitting the Ground of Joy
Finding shared pleasures in children’s literature.

Columns

Roger Sutton
7
Editorial
We Belong Together
What will it mean to promote reading in a post-book world?

Leonard S. Marcus
44
Sight Reading
Good Vibrations
Picture books and color.

Hilary Rappaport
50
Books in the Home
On the Rights of Reading and Girls and Boys
Equality for all.

April Spisak
54

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

Elissa Gershowitz
and Leo Landry
132
Cadenza
If Babies Ran the Horn Book
We go baby crazy, here and throughout the issue.

Reviews

65

Departments

5
125
130
131
May/June Starred Books
Impromptu
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed

Cover © 2012 by José-Luis Olivares.
Page 1 art from Ruby Lu, Brave and True.
Illustration © 2004 by Anne Wilsdorf.

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