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Horn Book Magazine – January/February 2016

January/February 2016 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents


Horn Book Fanfare by Horn Book editors
Our choices for the best books of 2015.

Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Gallery 2015
Celebrating the year’s winners and honorees.
Picture Book

“The World That Changes” by Susan Cooper
Horn Book at Simmons keynote address on the theme “Transformations.”

“Shelf Lives” by Abby McGanney Nolan
From Bookseller to Bestseller.


“Climbing the Walls” by Roger Sutton
YA that trusts its readers.

The Writer’s Page
“On Writing the American Familia” by Meg Medina
Addressing the complexity of Latino identity in children’s literature.

“Storyland: You Don’t Know Jack” by Ron Koertge
Jack be nimble, Jack be quick! Jack’s a brand now. Make it stick!

From The Guide
“Spanish-Language and Bilingual Books”
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.


Book Reviews


On the Web
January/February Starred Books
Index to Books Reviewed
Index to Advertisers

Cover © 2016 by Marla Frazee. Page 1 art from My Bike. Illustration © 2015 by Byron Barton.


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