The Horn Book Magazine — September/October 2012

 

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Table of Contents

 

Features

Philip Nel
10
Artists Are to Watch
Crockett Johnson, Ruth Krauss, and the FBI.

Christine M. Heppermann
20 Whitney and Me
Confessions of a work-for-hire diva.

Susan C. Griffith
27 “So the Very Young Know and Understand”
Reframing the discussion of Theodore Taylor’s The Cay.

Columns

Roger Sutton
7
Editorial
Core Publishing
Nonfiction and the Common Core State Standards.

Susan Dove Lempke
32
What Makes a Good…?
What Makes a Good Manners Book?

Leonard S. Marcus
40
Sight Reading
Give ’Em Helvetica
Typeface as an integral part of picture book design.

Andrea Fox
47
Books in the Home
The Secret Garden’s Perennial Wisdom…for Parents
Evergreen advice from Dickon’s mom.

Minjie Chen and Betsy Hearne
52
Foreign Correspondence
New House on the Block
The rise of private children’s libraries in China.

124
From The Guide
Re-imagined Classics
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.

Elizabeth Thomas
132
Cadenza
Judge Judy in Storybook Land
Court TV presides over classic folklore feuds.

Reviews

92

Departments

4
5
126
130
131
Letters to the Editor
September/October Starred Books
Impromptu
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed

Cover and page 1 art from Harold and the
Purple Crayon
© 1955 by Crockett Johnson.

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