Preview September/October 2014 Horn Book Magazine

september2014magcover 200x300 Preview September/October 2014 Horn Book MagazineCover art from Homer Price by Robert McCloskey.

ALSC immediate past president Starr LaTronica responds to Roger Sutton’s July/August 2014 editorial.

Sight Reading: Leonard S. Marcus on the hundredth anniversary of Robert McCloskey’s birth.

Borderlands: Judith Ridge, writer and critic, talks with fellow Aussie author Jaclyn Moriarty.

Critic Barbara Bader writes an appreciation of legendary children’s book editors Elisabeth Hamilton and Margaret McElderry.

Jane Yolen’s defense of “fakelore.”

Gregory Maguire’s remembrance of John Rowe Townsend.

Teacher-librarian Ernie Cox asks: “What Makes a Good Middle-Grade Memoir?”

“Horn BOO!” reviews of new Halloween books.

From The Guide: “Folklore (and Fakelore).”

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