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Writing and reporting

Bodden, Valerie  The Muckrakers: Ida Tarbell Takes on Big Business Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library Hidden Heroes series. The life and work of journalist Ida Tarbell is just one of several topics in this inspiring and accessible volume. Bodden also examines the history of investigative journalism and its impact on the rise […]

Transgender Awareness Month 2017 resources

November is Transgender Awareness Month, a time to celebrate the lives of trans people, remember those lost to anti-trans hate crimes, and renew our commitment to fight for trans rights. Additionally, this week is Transgender Awareness Week, and Transgender Day of Remembrance will be observed on Monday, November 20th. We stand with our trans and […]

Tracey Baptiste Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by Corinne thought her troubles with the jumbies were quieted if not finished (The Jumbies), but in Rise of the Jumbies she faces the implacable jumbie Mama D’Leau, who makes the […]

Books mentioned in the November 2017 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Malinda Lo A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo, Dutton, 14 years and up. With friends like these… Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart, Random House, 14 years and up. 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough, Flatiron, 14 years and up. When I Am Through with You by Stephanie Kuehn, Dutton, 14 years […]

Video Extra: Tracey Baptiste Talks with Roger at ALA 2017

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Video Extra: Chelsea Sedoti Talks with Roger at ALA 2017

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Horn Book Magazine — November/December 2017

Table of Contents Features “An Interview with Kishonna L. Gray” by Elissa Gershowitz An expert in game studies and comparative media studies discusses the need for diverse games, diverse books, diverse everything. Columns Editorial “No Ordinary Gift” by Roger Sutton We need to support libraries responsibly, equitably, and enthusiastically. Foreign Correspondence “Beyond the ‘Four Fs’: […]

From The (Ghoulish) Guide: Horn BOO!

  In addition to Boo Who? and Creepy Pair of Underwear, reviewed in the September/October 2017 issue, here are nine new picture books our staff thinks are unboolievably right for Halloween reading. Clickard, Carrie  Magic for Sale 32 pp.     Holiday     2017     ISBN 978-0-8234-3559-3 e-book ISBN 978-0-8234-3910-2 K–3  Illustrated by John Shelley. In a story told […]

Books mentioned in the October 2017 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Harvest and agriculture Eliot, Hannah  Carrots Like Peas: And Other Fun Facts Illustrated by Aaron Spurgeon Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Little Simon     2015 Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-3541-3 Paperback ISBN 978-1-4814-3540-6 Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-3542-0 Food Matters series Felix, Rebecca  Eating Ethically Gr. 4–6, middle school      48 pp.     ABDO/Core Library     2015 Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-861-7 Laine, Carolee  Food […]

Photographers

Aronson, Marc and Budhos, Marina  Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism High school     294 pp.     Holt This biography begins with the D-Day landing, then flashes back and follows Capa and Taro through the development of photojournalism, including their documentation of the Spanish Civil War. Carefully selected and […]