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Horn Book Magazine – March/April 2015

March/APril 2015 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents


“Mind the Gaps: Books for All Young Readers” by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Creating a demand for more good books featuring diverse characters.

“Five Gay Picture-Book Prodigies and the Difference They’ve Made” by Barbara Bader
From Sendak to dePaola.


“The Difference That Made Them” by Roger Sutton
Diversity of all stripes.

The Writer’s Page
“Ex Libris” by Meg Wolitzer
What libraries have meant in one writer’s life.

Sight Reading
“Designing Woman” by Leonard S. Marcus
The achievement of designer Atha Tehon.

Field Notes
“This Is Too Much!” by Dorie Raybuck
Why verse novels work for reluctant readers.

From The Guide
“Books to Fill the Gaps”
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.


Book Reviews
Audiobook Reviews


Letters to the Editor
March/April Starred Books
On the Web
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed

Cover © 2015 by Tomie dePaola. Page 1 art from You Can Do It, Bert! Illustration © 2007 by Ole Könnecke.




  1. Very enjoyable issue. Great job.

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