< Previous page | Next page > 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 From the May/June 2004 Horn Book Magazine.
Today, at BookExpo America, The Horn Book’s editor in chief Roger Sutton announced the 2014 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. Celebrating its 48th year, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners and two honor books are selected in each of three […]
Nonfiction Winner The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin Middle School Roaring Brook 190 pp. 1/14 978-1-59643-796-8 $19.99 g e-book ed. 978-1-59643-983-2 $9.99 Sheinkin follows Bomb (rev. 11/12) with an account of another aspect of the Second World War, stemming from an incident that seems small in […]
Fiction Winner Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith High School Dutton 390 pp. 2/14 978-0-525-42603-5 $18.99 Unfortunate coincidences involving sixteen-year-old Austin and his best friend Robby lead to the unleashing of gigantic, ravenous praying mantises related to a diabolical scientist’s decades-old experiments. Austin’s love for and attraction to both his girlfriend and […]
Picture Book Winner Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown; illus. by the author Preschool, Primary Little, Brown 48 pp. 9/13 978-0-316-20063-9 $18.00 Mr. Tiger walks upright and wears a top hat and a handsome coat with a bow tie, fitting in with the rest of society. But his orange fur provides the only spot […]
Folklore Duffy, Chris, Editor Fairy Tale Comics Gr. K–3 128 pp. Roaring Brook/First Second 2013 Trade ISBN 978-1-59643-823-1 Goldman, Judy Whiskers, Tails & Wings: Animal Folktales from Mexico Illustrated by Fabricio VandenBroeck Gr. 4–6 58 pp. Charlesbridge 2013 Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-372-5 Lee, H. Chuku, Reteller Beauty and the Beast Illustrated by Pat Cummings Gr. K–3 32 pp. HarperCollins/Amistad 2014 Trade ISBN 978-0-688-14819-5 […]
Arnosky, Jim Creep and Flutter: The Secret World of Insects and Spiders Gr. 4–6 40 pp. Sterling This introductory volume encourages readers to be “mindful of the small.” Arnosky highlights specimens in labeled groupings that he presents — textually and visually — in accurate, captivating, and even tender detail. Conversational prose is illustrated with the author’s […]
Duffy, Chris, Editor Fairy Tale Comics Gr. K–3 128 pp. Roaring Brook/First Second In this fine companion to Nursery Rhyme Comics, editor Duffy has chosen seventeen tales (“Puss in Boots,” “Rapunzel,” and “Hansel and Gretel,” among others) to be adapted by seventeen illustrators and cartoonists, including Raina Telgemeier, Brett Helquist, Charise Mericle Harper, and Jillian Tamaki. […]