2013 ALA Round-Up

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Suffering from ALA withdrawal? (Or maybe envy?) The Horn Book is here to help — we’ve got plenty of coverage of this year’s events. For even more, check out the July/August 2013 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.

Profile of Caldecott Award winner Jon Klassen by his friend and collaborator Mac Barnett.

Caldecott 2013: “The Year in Pictures” by Robin L. Smith.

Profile of Newbery Award winner Katherine Applegate by her husband, author Michael Grant.

Newbery 2013: “The Year in Words” by Martha V. Parravano.

Profile of Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson by her friend, author Nancy Price Graff.

Andrea Davis Pinkney’s Coretta Scott King Author Award acceptance speech and profile of Andrea by her family.

Bryan Collier’s Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award acceptance speech and profile of Bryan by art director Laurent Linn.

Martha Parravano’s 2013 preconference report and impressions from the Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet.

Photos from the Horn Book and our sister publication School Library Journal.

Horn Book reviews of 2013 ALA winners.

2013 Mind the Gap Awards: The books that didn’t win.

Web extras for K. T. Horning’s ongoing “Caldecott at 75″ series.

Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium: Transformations
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