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Week in Review, April 15th – 19th

This week on hbook.com… David Elliott Talks with Roger about Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Carl and the Meaning of Life by Deborah Freedman Fiction: The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James by Ashley Herring Blake Nonfiction: Two Brothers, Four Hands: The Artists Alberto and Diego Giacometti […]

Week in Review, April 8th – 12th

This week on hbook.com… April 2019 issue of Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Christian Robinson, picture books that “spring into nature,” poetry collections, grief in middle-grade and middle-school novels April 2019: Spring News issue of The Horn Book Herald: 5Q for Raúl the Third, National Library Week, National Poetry Month, signs of springtime […]

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: National Poetry Month

• Five Questions for Margarita Engle • “How I Discovered YA Poetry” by Marilyn Nelson • What Makes Good Poetry? e-newsletter • Roger Talks with Andrea Davis Pinkney (video) and with Nikki Giovanni and Ashley Bryan • Be “the Hero and the Author” of Your Story: Elizabeth Acevedo at Simmons University • Recommended Poetry Titles […]

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Signs of Springtime

March/April Horn Book Magazine Spring into Nature, Earth Day (April 22), and Conservation April Fools’ Day KidLitCon 2019 More Signs of Springtime: themed booklists about bikes (and 5Qs with a librarian on one!), bunnies, birdies, and baseball From the April 2019: Spring News issue of The Horn Book Herald.

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: National Library Week

The theme of this year’s National Library Week (April 7-13, 2019) is: Libraries = Strong Communities. • Upcoming May/June Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50 • Roger Sutton’s 2018 interview with Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden • ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo at Cambridge Public Library • Librarianship and information […]

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News

Spring is here, and with it comes this Spring News edition of our Horn Book Herald e-newsletter, a bimonthly supplement to Notes from the Horn Book. Five Questions for Raúl the Third National Library Week National Poetry Month Signs of Springtime From the April 2019: Spring News issue of The Horn Book Herald.

Five questions for Christian Robinson

Another (Atheneum, 3–7 years) is the debut of acclaimed illustrator Christian Robinson working as both author and illustrator…in a wordless, sci-fi picture book about cats, wormholes (or maybe parallel universes?), friendship, and play. Filled with color and joy, the book alters perceptions and stretches imaginations. 1. Another is your first solo picture book — and it’s wordless! Was […]

From the Editor – April 2019

If you haven’t already had the chance, please look at the gorgeous cover, by Kadir Nelson, of our upcoming May/June Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: CSK Book Awards at 50. Called “the gold issue” by guest editors Andrea Davis Pinkney and Rudine Sims Bishop, this special issue of the Magazine commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of […]

Week in Review, April 1st – 5th

This week on hbook.com… Preview May/June 2019 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50 Starred reviews coming in the May/June issue Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Great Indoors by Julie Falatko; illus. by Ruth Chan Fiction: A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée Nonfiction: Titanosaur: Discovering the […]

Preview May/June 2019 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50

Special Issue: The Coretta Scott King Book Awards at 50  On the cover: original artwork by Kadir Nelson, a gatefold portrait of Coretta Scott King. Editorial page by special guests Rudine Sims Bishop and Andrea Davis Pinkney.  A welcome letter from Claudette S. McLinn, current Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee Chair. “Let Our Rejoicing Rise”: Rudine […]