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Week in Review, March 14th-March 18th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Have you heard our new podcast? Listen to the third episode 1.3: To Kill a Mockingjay Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We’re celebrating with a series of Cleary appreciations from the March/April 2016 Horn Book Magazine. This week’s entry: “The Real Ramona” by David Reuther Also from the March/April Horn Book […]

Apply for a Horn Book internship!

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Interested in learning more about the children’s book industry, book reviewing, or how magazines and review journals operate? A Horn Book internship is a great place to start. Our interns are an invaluable help in managing the gazillion books that enter and leave our office (and if the phrase “gazillion books” sounds appealing to you, […]

Week in Review, March 7th-March 11th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Our new podcast is live! Listen to the first two episodes: 1.1 Social Medias and 1.2 What House Are You? Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We’re celebrating with a series of Cleary appreciations from the March/April 2016 Horn Book Magazine. This week’s entries: “Everyone Needs a Ramona” by Kate Messner “Dear […]

From the Editor – March 2016

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Please have a listen to our new podcast, in which Siân Gaetano and I talk about goings-on at the Horn Book and in the world of children’s books. Episode one is devoted to the pleasures and perils of social media; in episode two, I get Sorted into Ravenclaw. Who knew? I’ll be in California for […]

Week in Review, February 29th-March 4th (plus last day of Black History Month 2016)

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month For Black History Month, we’ve selected articles by and/or about African American children’s book luminaries — one a day throughout February. For the final day of February: “A Fine Bookshelf” by Ibi Zoboi (with bonus interview with Rita Williams-Garcia and Edwidge Danticat!) Shortest month of the year #HBBlackHistoryMonth16 […]

Introducing…the Horn Book Podcast

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Starting today, the Horn Book’s new podcast with editor in chief Roger Sutton and Guide editorial assistant Siân Gaetano is live! Released once a week, this podcast will be for casual conversation about children’s literature from the perspectives of publishers, librarians, teachers, and fans. Roger brings his years of experience, strong opinions, and solid sass […]

Boston-area children’s lit events for March

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Today is World Book Day, celebrating authors/illustrators, books, and reading in over one hundred countries around the globe. Are you participating? There are also plenty of fantastic events happening right here in Boston this month! Here’s a small sampling; check out our event calendar for all details and even more great events in the Boston […]

Week in Review, February 22nd-26th: Black History Month Week 4

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month For Black History Month, we’ve selected articles by and/or about African American children’s book luminaries — one a day throughout February, with a roundup on Fridays. This week’s selections: 2014 CSK Author Award Acceptance by Rita Williams-Garcia “Following in Their Fathers’ Paths” by Rudine Sims Bishop “Young Dreamers” […]

Peter Dickinson, 1927-2015

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One-of-a-kind British writer Peter Dickinson died in December at age eighty-eight. His work cannot be easily categorized: a prolific author, he wrote everything from adult detective novels to speculative YA science fiction to heart-stopping adventures to intriguing almost-fantasies. The protagonists in his work for children range from an American-missionary boy who finds himself trekking through […]

Week in Review, February 15th-19th: Black History Month Week 3

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month For Black History Month, we’ve selected articles by and/or about African American children’s book luminaries — one a day throughout February, with a roundup on Fridays. This week’s selections: “Who Can Tell My Story” and “Dream Keepers” (2015 Coretta Scott King Author Award Acceptance) by Jacqueline Woodson three […]