This week on hbook.com…
We mourn the loss of Walter Dean Myers. Click here for articles by and about this great author.
We celebrate the winners of the 2014 ALA Awards! From the July/August 2014 special ALA Awards issue of The Horn Book Magazine:
- “A Profile of Brian Floca” by Richard Jackson
- “A Profile of Kate DiCamillo” by Andrea Tompa
- “Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Acceptance” by Bryan Collier
- “A Profile of Bryan Collier” by Alvina Ling
- “Coretta Scott King Author Award Acceptance” by Rita Williams-Garcia
- “A Profile of Rita Williams-Garcia” by Kathleen T. Horning
- The conversation about ALSC and YALSA’s new confidentiality policies continues
Reviews of the Week:
- Picture Book: Jake at Gymnastics written and illus. by Rachel Isadora
- Fiction: This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki; illus. by Jillian Tamaki
- Nonfiction: The Story of Buildings by Patrick Dillon; illus. by Stephen Biesty
- App: World War I Interactive by Touchzing
Out of the Box:
- You only live…twice?
- Five questions for Jackson 5 fan K. T. Horning
- “Conference report: Association of Jewish Libraries“
- “What do I get if I read this?” Pros and cons of incentivizing reading
- Teaching poetry with books about teen poets
- “Two Arthurs“: What do kids make of Arthur the aardvark’s makeover?