April Notes out now

april 2012 notes

The latest edition of Notes from The Horn Book is on its way! This month we’ve got an interview with Vaunda Micheaux Nelson about her new documentary novel No Crystal Stair, plus – YA about book lovers – preschool books you’ve been waiting for – kooky chapter books – baseball picture books Read it online, […]

March Notes from the Horn Book

march notes

Spring is sneaking in! What better time for an interview with illustrator Erin E. Stead about her latest picture book And Then It’s Spring? Check out this issue of Notes for Roger’s interview with Erin, plus – picture books about nature and outside play – funny books for middle-grade readers – nonfiction about headlines of […]

February’s Notes from the Horn Book out now!

feb 2012 newsletter

February’s Notes from The Horn Book is zooming toward subscribers’ inboxes faster than a speeding bullet. In this month’s newsletter you’ll find recommended reading for Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, and more, with – five questions for Rick Bowers, author of Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero […]

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november 2011 notes

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.

July Notes

The July issue of Notes from the Horn Book is out, featuring “Five Questions for . . .” Sophie Blackall, a recent BGHB Honor honoree who seems to be everywhere these days and doing some great work. Also: new picture-book bios (talk about something that’s everywhere), middle-grade fiction, and a roundup of the kind of […]

May Notes from the Horn Book

Wherein I interview Patrick McDonnell (Me . . . Jane), and we review more nature books for young children,  three new chapter books, audiobooks for middle-schoolers and some new YA novels.

February Notes

The February issue of Notes from the Horn Book is out, headlined by Martha Parravano’s Five Questions for Wilder Award winner Tomie dePaola. Otherwise, we give you a handy annotated list of the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Sibert, King, and Belpre-winning books.

Notes from the Horn Book, Fanfare edition

The December issue of Notes from the Horn Book is out with the complete annotated Fanfare, our choices for the best books of 2010, and an interview with the Fanfared Megan Whalen Turner. Also, Anita Burkam reviews (the movie)  The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Sounds good!

>Fanfare 2010

>The following books have been named to the Horn Book Magazine‘s 2010 Fanfare list, our selections for the best children’s and young adult books of the year. The list will be published in next week’s Notes from the Horn Book with annotations explaining what makes each book so great. In the same issue, Martha Parravano […]

>October Notes

>The latest issue of Notes is out, with five questions for Rosemary Wells about Max and Ruby (they should do a live-action remake with Bobby and Sally Draper, no?) and reviews of new picture books, nonfiction, chapter books and YA fantasy. Damn, what isn’t published in a series these days? Off to New York to […]