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Picture Book Reviews of 2016 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winner and Honor Books

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Picture Book Winner Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill; 
illus. by Francis Vallejo Intermediate    Candlewick    54 pp. 3/16    978-0-7636-6954-6    $18.99    g On August 12, 1958, fifty-plus jazz musicians, famous and emerging, gathered together in front of a brownstone in Harlem for a group photo shoot. The resulting photograph has become […]

Week in Review, May 23th-27th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… The countdown has begun! 2016’s Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners will be announced — via video for the first time! — by Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and Linda Pizzuti Henry, managing director of the Boston Globe, at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 2nd From the May/June 2016 Special Issue […]

2016 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature

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The 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards have been announced — via video for the first time! — by Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and Linda Pizzuti Henry, managing director of the Boston Globe. Click the video above to watch! You can find the press release and Horn Book reviews of the winners here. […]

Week in Review, May 16th-20th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Our 2016 Summer Reading List is out! Head on over to the annotated list to read why we love these titles, then download the PDF to take with you to the library or bookstore To accompany the May/June 2016 Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Collaborations, a great Classic Horn […]

#NESCBWI16 recap

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On the morning of Sunday, May 1st, the Ballroom of the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place sounded a bit like a punk rock concert. Unless you listened closely, and realized what the hundreds of writers and illustrators were yelling at author-illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka’s encouragement: “EEE-I-EEE-I-OH!” At the 2016 New England conference of the Society of […]

Week in Review, May 9th-13th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Our 2016 Summer Reading List is out! Head on over to the annotated list to read why we love these titles, then download the PDF to take with you to the library or bookstore To accompany the May/June 2016 Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Collaborations, a gem from our […]

From the Editor – May 2016

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On June 2nd, the Boston Globe and the Horn Book will be announcing the winners of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for the fiftieth time. Arguments have been raging in the office on the difference between the 50th occurrence of something and the 50th anniversary, which is actually the 51st time — oh, never mind, […]

Week in Review, May 2nd-6th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2016 Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Collaborations: “Editorial: &” by Martha V. Parravano Boston-area events in May We’ve added lots more pins and boards (including collaborations, movie adaptation reviews, Summer Reading lists, & more!) to our Pinterest account — come browse! Reviews of the Week: Picture […]

Boston-area events in May

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It’s a busy month for Boston bibliophiles! Here’s a small sampling of events coming up in May; check out our event calendar for all details and even more events. The 2016 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island program will feature graphic novelist Victoria Jamieson, creator of the 2016 Newbery Honor book Roller Girl. Meet Jamieson at […]

Week in Review, April 25th-29th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2016 Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Collaborations: “Teamwork: Pictures in My Head” by Ann Rider What Makes Good Poetry? newsletter featuring 5Q for Joyce Sidman Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: On the Farm, at the Market by G. Brian Karas Fiction: A Tangle of Gold [Colors of […]