Hold on to your hats, subscribers

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Copies of the January 2012 issue of The Horn Book Magazine were just delivered to the office, and Salley Mavor’s cover art (a preliminary image of which you can see here) is absolutely breathtaking to behold. Until you can actually feast your eyes on your own copies, we’ve posted Salley Mavor’s acceptance speech for the […]

Preview January/February 2012 Horn Book Magazine

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Horn Book Fanfare—our choices for the best books of 2011. 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards: Speeches from Nonfiction winner Steve Sheinkin, Picture Book winner Salley Mavor, and Fiction winner Tim Wynne-Jones. Richard Peck adapts his keynote address from the Horn Book at Simmons colloquium, “Books to Unite the

New newsletter

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November’s Notes from the Horn Book is here! This issue’s got – five questions for Melissa Sweet on Balloons over Broadway – picture book bios – middle-grade audiobook recommendations – YA page-turners – Holiday High Notes Not a subscriber? View it online or sign up.

Calling all interns!

There’s still time to apply for the Horn Book’s two spring 2012 editorial internship positions! Please visit the “Employment” section of our website for more information about our internships and how to apply. The deadline is November 15.

Boo!

october 2011 notes

October’s Notes from the Horn Book is online and in mailboxes. Goodies this time around include – five questions for Claire A. Nivola, author of Orani: My Father’s Village – artist memoirs – finding home in picture books – recommended Halloween books for all ages – superior supernatural YA Subscribe here.

September Notes

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Subscribers should receive their September Notes from the Horn Book any minute now. This issue includes – five questions for Grin and Bear It author Leo Landry – new back to school books – small-of-stature picture book protagonists – illustrated middle-grade fiction – historical fiction (and one biography) for YA Enjoy! Not a subscriber? View […]

August Notes from the Horn Book

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August’s Notes from the Horn Book is available now. Here’s what to expect this issue: – five questions for historian and scholar Marc Aronson – more new nonfiction – concept books with a twist – YA sequels – books of interest to adults – updates on the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony and Horn Book […]

HBGO update

We’ve just added another 213 reviews to the Horn Book Guide Online database—take a peek at the newly added authors/illustrators and titles. I think my favorite title this time around is The Time-Traveling Fashionista, though Jenna and Jonah’s Fauxmance and Labracadabra are close runners-up.

Save the date—BGHB Awards and Horn Book at Simmons

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The office is starting to buzz about the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards taking place Friday, September 30, and the Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium, happening Saturday, October 1. On Friday night, BGHB judges Jennifer Brabander, Robin Brenner, and Dean Schneider will present the awards to this year’s winners and honorees: Fiction Winner: Blink & Caution […]

Updated blog reading list

We’ve revamped our recommended blog list, first compiled by NYPL librarian and Fuse #8 blogger Betsy Bird to accompany her article “Blogging the Kidlitosphere.” Check out old friends and new faves here at the Horn Book website.