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Lolly's BGHB @ 50 Poster

June 12, 2017 by Horn Book

Download and print your copy of our beautifully designed poster of our past award winners here.

BGHB at 50: The Adventures of Sparrowboy

Sep 19, 2017 by Carole Boston Weatherford

When Brian Pinkney’s The Adventures of Sparrowboy, winner of the 1997 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Book, debuted, I had two children in elementary school....

BGHB at 50: Seeing the Grey: Reading Molly Bang’s The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher with Children

Aug 15, 2017 by Megan Dowd Lambert

I served on the 2012 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards committee with Thom Barthelmess and Lauren Adams, and I wrote ...

BGHB at 50: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Hamilton?: M. C. Higgins, the Great

Jul 18, 2017 by Kathleen T. Horning

In October 1974, M.C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton won the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Fiction....

BGHB at 50: Unleaving

Feb 21, 2017 by Gregory Maguire

I first encountered the English novelist Jill Paton Walsh through Unleaving, her 1976 novel for young adults. I was a callow twenty-three....

BGHB at 50: Clementine by Sara Pennypacker, illus. by Marla Frazee

Jun 27, 2017 by Shoshana Flax

Clementine, a 2007 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book for Fiction and Poetry, is a 136-page master class in characterization....

BGHB at 50: Cold Feet by Cynthia DeFelice, illus. by Robert Andrew Parker

Jun 13, 2017 by Leonard S. Marcus

As a 2001 Boston Globe-Horn Book judge, I had the pleasure of honoring Cynthia DeFelice and Robert Andrew Parker for their picture book Cold Feet ...

Presenting the 2017 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners

May 31, 2017, Boston, MA and New York, NY

Today, The Horn Book, Inc. and The Boston Globe announced the 2017 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners....

BGHB at 50: Saffy’s Angel by Hilary McKay

May 23, 2017 by Elizabeth Wein

Here is a conversation I had on the phone with my nineteen-year-old daughter, away at university in England, last week ...

BGHB at 50: The Garden of Abdul Gasazi: A Personal Recollection

May 16, 2017 by Tim Wynne-Jones

Boy gets dog, boy loses dog, boy gets dog back. Okay, there’s a little more to the plot of Chris Van Allsburg’s The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, winner of ...

BGHB at 50: The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

May 2, 2017 by Elizabeth Partridge

Our eight- and ten-year-old boys were in bed, teeth brushed and ready. Over the years, our family had managed to hang on to nightly reading ...

My Favorite BGHB Winner—Staff Edition

Jun 18, 2013 by Horn Book

We asked our staff to name their favorite Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. Choosing one favorite proved to be a bigger challenge than we expected.

My Favorite BGHB Winner—Reviewer Edition

Jun 17, 2013 by Horn Book

We asked Horn Book reviewers Betty Carter, Jonathan Hunt, Susan Dove Lempke, Dean Schneider, and Robin Smith to name their favorite Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. Here's what they had to say.

BGHB Awardplay—A Crossword Puzzle

Sep 29, 2012 by Tim Wynne-Jones

How well do you know your Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winners?

BGHB Trivia

Jun 17, 2013 by Horn Book

The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards were established in 1967; here are some fun facts from the BGHB's forty-six-year history.