November’s Notes on the way

Happy November! In this month’s newsletter Martha Parravano has five questions for Steve Sheinkin about his latest nonfiction title, Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon. You’ll also find

– more war books (fiction, nonfiction, and memoir) for young adults
– middle-grade graphic novels
– funny folklore-inspired picture books
– “things that go” books for preschoolers

Read the November Notes from the Horn Book online here, or subscribe to receive it—and its new quarterly supplement Nonfiction Notes—in your inbox. For more recommended books and interviews, see the newsletter archives.

Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, assistant editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College.

Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium: Transformations
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  1. Jarnail Singh says:

    Dear Katie thank you so much for this wonderful information . All my best wishes and Greetings Jarnail

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