Drumming up business for the Horn Book, I barely got to venture beyond the exhibit hall, but the lines and enthusiasm there showed me that this year’s ALA convention in Chicago was a lively one. From what I heard, the big highlight for children’s librarians was the ALSC preconference “A Wild Ride: 75 Years of […]
Dan Brown’s Inferno is not going to last me much longer, so I’m glad Katie Bircher and Elissa Gershowitz have put together the Horn Book’s annual Summer Reading Recommendations. There are choices for all tastes and ages here (and adults shouldn’t miss Eleanor & Park, a swoony and literate YA romance that just won the […]
Five questions for Ann M. Martin Better to Wish [Family Tree] by Ann M. Martin, Scholastic, 10–14 years. Middle-grade family stories The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata; illus. by Julia Kuo, Atheneum, 10–14 years. The Romeo and Juliet Code and Romeo Blue by Phoebe Stone, Levine/Scholastic, 10–14 years. One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be […]
Five questions for Emily Jenkins Water in the Park: A Book About Water & the Times of the Day written by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Stephanie Graegin, Schwartz & Wade/Random, 4–7 years. Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money written by Emily Jenkins, illus. by G. Brian Karas, Schwartz & Wade/Random, 4–7 […]
On April 25th, the Horn Book, along with our partners Reach Out and Read and the Cambridge Public Library, is presenting “Fostering Lifelong Learners: Prescribing Books for Early Childhood Education,” a free one-day conference for professionals in ECE (librarians, teachers, daycare providers). The day will begin with a keynote speech by Dr. Robert Needlman, a […]
Five questions for Marilyn Singer Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse written by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Josée Masse, Dutton, 5–8 years. Follow Follow: A Book of Reverso Poems written by Marilyn Singer, illus. by Josée Masse, Dial, 5–8 years. A Strange Place to Call Home: The World’s Most Dangerous Habitats & the Animals That Call […]
I hope you can join us on Thursday, April 25th for “Fostering Lifelong Learners,” a one-day conference about early childhood education the Horn Book is co-sponsoring with the Cambridge Public Library and Reach Out and Read. The keynote address will be provided by Dr. Robert Needlman, editor of Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care, and […]
Titles featured in the March 2013 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.
Titles featured in the February 2013 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.