2013 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals announced

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The 2013 winners of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals — the UK’s Newbery and Caldecott equivalents — were announced yesterday. The awards are presented annually by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). Sally Gardner was awarded the Carnegie Medal, recognizing “the writer of an outstanding book for children,” for her novel […]

Live Five at ALA Schedule

July/August 2012 Horn Book Magazine

At ALA this weekend, Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton will put the 2012 winners and honorees on the spot with a live version of our “Five Questions” feature at the Library Journals booth (#2234). The star-studded line-up: Saturday, June 23 10:00 AM Thanhha Lai, Newbery honoree for Inside Out and Back Again 11:00 […]

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals announced

A Monster Calls

This year’s winners of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals—the UK’s Newbery and Caldecott equivalents—were announced yesterday. The awards are presented by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), and this year’s choices are unprecedented, with the medals going to the author and illustrator of the same work. From CILIP’s press release: Not […]

Photos from the 2012 BGHB announcement at BEA

Roger and Rebecca Stead as James and Anne

For more information about the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, click here. NONFICTION WINNER: Chuck Close: Face Book, written and illustrated by Chuck Close (Abrams Books for Young Readers)  NONFICTION HONOR WINNERS: • Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O’Keeffe Painted What She Pleased by Amy Novesky, illustrated by Yuyi Morales (Harcourt Children’s Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt […]

Kevin Henkes—Twenty-five Years

by Susan Hirschman I am lucky. Over the past twenty-five years, I have known Kevin Henkes as a very young author, a new husband, a brand-new father, a newly successful author-artist, an experienced father, an extremely successful author and supremely successful author-artist, a non-temperamental star on business trips, a joyous companion on holidays, and, always, […]