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Week in Review, March 13th-17th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Benjamin Alire Sáenz Talks with Roger From the January/February 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “A Second Look: The Egypt Game” plus follow-up thoughts at Out of the Box by Katie Bircher Women’s History Month, Week 3 Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: When We Were Alone by David Alexander Robertson; […]

Week in Review, March 6th-10th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “Reading Without Walls: A Conversation with Gene Luen Yang” by Roger Sutton “When Google Translate Gives You Arroz con Mango: Erroneous Español and the Need for #ownvoices” by Celia C. Pérez Women’s History Month, Week 2 March’s Notes from the Horn […]

From the Editor – March 2017

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I’m completely taken with the “Reading Without Walls” challenge made by our National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang. Gene is asking something very simple of each of us: to read one book about a character who doesn’t look like you or live like you OR read one book about subject you don’t […]

Week in Review, February 27th – March 3rd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… March/April 2017 Horn Book Magazine Table of Contents and Editorial: “Tear Down That Wall” Women’s History Month 2017 Black History Month, Week 5 / Women’s History Month, Week 1 March Boston-area events over at Publisher’s Weekly: a recap of the CBB “Midwinter Night’s Fantasy Panel” (here’s Shoshana’s recap) Reviews of the […]

Boston-area events in March

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March is a busy month for book lovers! Here’s a sampling of events coming up in the Boston area; see our event calendar for all details and even more events. Today, March 1st, the Michelson Galleries exhibit “Mo Willems: You Are Not Alone, Reflections on the News” opens: “It seems we are doomed to live […]

Week in Review, February 20th – 24th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month, Week 4 The Horn Book celebrates BGHB @ 50, beginning with Gregory Maguire’s look at Unleaving by Jill Paton Walsh (from the March/April 2017 Horn Book Magazine) Tom Angleberger Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: A Perfect Day by Lane Smith Fiction: History Is All You […]

Children’s Books Boston “A Midwinter Night’s Fantasy Panel” recap

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Dragons are people, too. Or at least, it’s possible to put so much thought into them as characters that they might as well be. This was just one takeaway from Children’s Books Boston’s “A Midwinter Night’s Fantasy Panel,” in which our own Martha V. Parravano moderated a discussion between authors Kristin Cashore and Tui T. […]

The Horn Book celebrates BGHB @ 50

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2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards. You can download and print Lolly Robinson’s beautifully designed poster of the award winners here. Throughout the year, we will be celebrating award winners, past and present, with a series of articles, interviews, reminiscences, and more. Look for our coverage both in The Horn […]

BGHB at 50: Unleaving

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In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, established in 1967, we will be publishing a series of appreciations of BGHB winners and honorees from the past. This is the first in the series; further installments will appear in the Horn Book Magazine and on hbook.com throughout 2017. I first encountered […]

Week in Review, February 13th – 17th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month, Week 3 Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: North, South, East, West by Margaret Wise Brown; illus. by Greg Pizzoli Fiction: Well, That Was Awkward by Rachel Vail Nonfiction: Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out!: Games, Songs & Stories from an African American Childhood by […]