The Horn Book Magazine — January/February 2014

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Table of Contents

 

Features

12 Horn Book Fanfare
Our choices for the best books of 2013.

23 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Gallery 2013
Celebrating the year’s winners and honor books.
24 Nonfiction
30 Picture Book
36 Fiction
Monica Edinger 52 Books About Africa
Showing young readers the real Africa.

Columns

Roger Sutton
9
Editorial
Books for the Ages
Too young? Too old? Just right.

Sophie Brookover, Elizabeth
Burns, and Kelly Jensen
 41 Borderlands
What’s New About New Adult?
The content is key, not the label.

Jane Yolen 46 The Writer’s Page
Owl Moon Redux
How would the classic picture-book
text work as a rap? Discuss.

Anita L. Burkam 60 What Makes a Good…?
What Makes a Good Horse Book?

121
From The Guide
Picture Book Builders
A selection of reviews from
The Horn Book Guide.

Ron Koertge 128
Cadenza
“Saxon Burial Mounds
Reveal Earliest Fairy Tale”
A poem.

Reviews

67

Departments

6
7
123
126
127
Letters to the Editor
January/February Starred Books
Impromptu
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed
Cover © 2014 by Jonathan Bean.
Page 2 art from Journey.
© 2013 by Aaron Becker.
Page 4 art from Owl Moon.
Illustration © 1987
by John Schoenherr.

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Comments

  1. I loved Jane Yolen’s piece, “Owl Moon Redux.”

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