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Horn Book Magazine — March/April 2019

March/April 2019 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents


“In the Breaking, Maybe Something Beautiful” by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Adapted from the author’s 2018 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture.

“My Characters Don’t Wear Shoes in the House” by Sayantani DasGupta
“Being an #OwnVoices author involves learning to trust one’s own story.”

“The Dark Fantastic” by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas
An excerpt from Thomas’s forthcoming book on “race and the imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games.”


“On Citizenship” by Martha V. Parravano and Elissa Gershowitz
Lifting each other up in “broken” times.

New for New Readers
“What (Exactly) Is an Easy Reader?” by Sylvie Shaffer

The Writer’s Page
“Graphic Novels as Collaborative Projects” by Mark Siegel

Field Notes
“Corrections and Connections” by Miriam Lang Budin and Robbin Friedman
Reading with incarcerated mothers and their children.


Book Reviews

Audiobook Reviews


On the Web

March/April Starred Books


Index to Advertisers

Index to Books Reviewed

Cover from The Home Builders. Illustration © 2019 by Simona Mulazzani.

Page 2 art from The Undefeated. Illustration by Kadir Nelson. Copyright © 2019 by Kadir Nelson, Inc.


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