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August 2017 Horn Book Herald – Back-to-School Edition

Welcome to our back-to-school issue of The Horn Book Herald, in which we chat with school-story master Andrew Clements, recommend new books for students of all ages as well as essential reading for parents and teachers, and take a break from the school-day grind with pleasure reading and extracurricular activities.

Throughout the week of August 28th, we’re getting ready for the new school year by spotlighting even more from our archives — such as this laugh-out-loud funny interview with Adam Rex and Christian Robinson on School’s First Day of School. Click on the tag Back-to-School Week 2017 and Twitter hashtag #HBschool17 to browse now, and stay tuned for updates.

Five Questions for Andrew Clements on The Losers Club

Recommended Reading
Here are some new back-to-school books for a variety of ages and interests:

For parents and teachers:

Class Notes
Go to the head of the class with our Lolly’s Classroom blog and more:

A Word from JLG: Ring the Bell—Finding Friendship in Diverse Back-to-School Books

Extracurricular Activities
Supplement school-day studies with reading for pleasure and experiential learning:

See more from the August 2017 issue of The Horn Book Herald: Back to School.

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