The Horn Book Magazine — January/February 2013

 

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Table of Contents

 

Features

10
Horn Book Fanfare
Our choices for the best books of 2012.

20
Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Gallery 2012
Celebrating the year’s winners and honor books.
22
Nonfiction

26 Picture Book
30 Fiction


Columns

Martha V. Parravano
7
Editorial
Over and Above
Looking back at the year past—and forward to the next.

Kathleen T. Horning
35
Caldecott at 75
Mei Li and the Making of a Picture Book
First in a series on the Caldecott Medal at seventy-five—one winner per decade, here the 1930s.

Yolanda Hare
42
Borderlands
Beyond The Friends
Where are all the YA books about African American middle-class geeks?

Jill Homan Randall 46 What Makes a Good…?
What Makes a Good Book About Dance?

Megan Lambert
52 Books in the Home
2012 BGHB Books in My Home
Parent—and judge—Lambert reads with her kids.

115
From The Guide
Artists and Masterpieces
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.

Tim Wynne-Jones
124
Cadenza
BGHB Awardplay
A lite children’s lit puzzle.


Reviews

59


Departments

5
117
122
123
January/February Starred Books
Impromptu
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed

Cover © 2013 by Jon Klassen.
Page 1 art from Mei Li. 
© 1938 by Thomas Handforth.

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