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Week in Review, June 20th-24th

Week in Review

This week on…

Christopher Myers’s powerful essay “Orlando”: “We walk in, by ones or twos, flash IDs, and smiles. If you are lucky the dance floor is already crowded and you can simply slip between the sounds, into the movement…”

From the July/August Horn Book Magazine:

From the May/June 2016 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “What Makes a Good Storytime?” by Julie Roach (don’t miss her on this week’s podcast episode!)

For LGBT Pride Month, we’re highlighting articles about LGBTQIA+ characters and children’s book luminaries — one a day throughout June. This week’s picks:

BGHB-themed Horn Book Herald: video announcement and press release5Q for Committee Chair Joanna Rudge Long; Horn Book reviews of the Nonfiction, Fiction, and Picture Book winners; extras on the Nonfiction, Fiction, and Picture Book winners; and more

New boards and pins over at our Pinterest!

Reviews of the Week:

Read Roger: Potter’s Field redux: Revisiting Harry Potter

Out of the Box:

Lolly’s Classsroom:

Podcast: 1.17 – Special Guest Librarian Julie Roach

Events calendar

2016 Summer Reading

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Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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