Week in Review, May 19th-May 23rd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… 2014 Summer Reading Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Little Bear Book by Anthony Browne; illus. by the author Fiction: The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel Nonfiction: Treasury of Egyptian 
Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, 
Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals by Donna Jo Napoli; 
illus. by Christina Balit App: Kids Discover: Ancient Egypt […]

They ARE judging you

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The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award judges will be meeting in Boston this weekend to make their decisions. Anyone have any inside dirt? I’ll be announcing the winners on Saturday, May 31st at BEA, 1:00PM in the Librarians’ Lounge at Javits.

Week in Review, May 12th-May 16th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… 2014 Summer Reading “I see you’re still reading“: Roger on NPR! From the May/June 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “From The Guide: Spy Novels“ “An Interview with Elizabeth Wein” by Deirdre Baker May’s Notes from the Horn Book: Five questions for Sophie Blackall, siblings in picture books, chapter-book humor, […]

Notes from the Horn Book, Birds and the Bees edition

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First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes The Baby Tree by Sophie Blackall…   Read our 5Q interview with Sophie Blackall in the May 2014 issue of Notes. In this month’s issue you’ll also find • more picture books featuring sibling relationships • funny chapter book series entries • nonfiction apps • YA about […]

Week in Review, May 5th–9th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Roger Sutton’s NYT article “Slumber Party: Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Songs and More” From the May/June 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “Words for Flora’s Mother (and Other Imperfect Parents)” by Megan Dowd Lambert Recommended reading for Cinco de Mayo Last call for BGHB Award submissions Reviews of the Week: […]

2014 BGHB Awards last call

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With the May 15th deadline around the bend, this is the last call for 2014 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards submissions. Please read the guidelines carefully before submitting, and contact khedeen at hbook dot com with questions. Winners and honor books will be unveiled live on Saturday, May 31st, at BEA. Stop by the Librarians’ Lounge, […]

From the Editor — May 2014

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This week marks the debut of our new publication The Horn Book Herald, which will arrive in your inbox no more than four times a year. The first issue is devoted to our choices for the best summer reading and includes a link to a handy PDF you can take along to the library or […]

Week in Review, April 28th-May 2nd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2014 Harriet at 50 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Table of contents Editorial: “The Man with the Purple Socks“ “There’s Something About Islands” by Printz Medalist Marcus Sedgwick Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Tap Tap Boom Boom by Elizabeth Bluemle; illus. by G. Brian Karas Fiction: […]

Boston-area children’s lit events for May

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May: baseball season is in full swing (har-har), Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and graduations are beginning. Make sure you squeeze a few of these great children’s lit–related events into your jam-packed schedule! Check our monthly events calendar for all the details. May is Asian American Heritage Month! Both GrubStreet’s The Muse and the Marketplace […]

Week in Review, April 21st-25th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2014 Harriet at 50 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “I Spy: Harriet and I” by Newbery medalist Jack Gantos “Writer, Wrestler, Stutterer, Spy” by author/illustrator Megan McDonald “Becoming a Book Detective” by Simmons Center for the Study of Children’s Literature director Cathie Mercier “Fifty Years of Novel Exploits” […]