September/October starred reviews

The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October issue of the Horn Book Magazine. The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories by David LaRochelle; illus. by Paul Meisel (Dutton) A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka (Schwartz & Wade) Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (Farrar) Secrets at Sea by Richard Peck; […]

July-August starred reviews

You can see what we’re going to star in next month’s jumbo-sized Horn Book Magazine over at Out of the Box.

>People who make purchase decisions based on starred reviews aren’t doing their job right

>Considering how professionally bankrupt–giving ’em, getting ’em, using ’em–the whole starred review system is, I really like what Shelftalker has to say about the whole business.

April Stars

A list of the books that will receive starred reviews in the April issue of the Horn Book Magazine can be found over on Out of the Box.

>May/June stars

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the May/June issue of The Horn Book Magazine:  Tweak Tweak by Eve Bunting; illus. by Sergio Ruzzier (Clarion) RRRalph by Lois Ehlert (Beach Lane/Simon) Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus! and Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke; illus. by Lauren Tobia (Kane Miller) The Trouble with May Amelia by […]

>March/April stars

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the March/April 2011 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Where’s Walrus? by Stephen Savage (Scholastic) Chime by Franny Billingsley (Dial) Recovery Road by Blake Nelson (Scholastic) The Romeo and Juliet Code by Phoebe Stone (Levine/Scholastic) Young Fredle by Cynthia Voigt; illus. by Louise Yates (Knopf) Amelia Lost: […]

>January 2011 starred reviews

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the January/February 2011 issue of the Horn Book Magazine. And watch for your December issue of Notes from the Horn Book, which will contain Fanfare, our choices for the best books of 2010. Mirror by Jeannie Baker (Candlewick) Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow) Snook Alone […]

>November/December 2010 stars

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the November/December issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Me and You by Anthony Browne (Farrar) Nini Lost and Found by Anita Lobel (Knopf) Pecan Pie Baby by Jacqueline Woodson (Putnam) Forge [Seeds of America] by Laurie Halse Anderson (Atheneum) The 10 p.m. Question by Kate De Goldi […]

>September starred reviews

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October 2010 issue of the Horn Book Magazine: April and Esme, Tooth Fairies by Bob Graham ((Candlewick)) The Boy in the Garden by Allen Say (Houghton) Keeper by Kathi Appelt; illus. by August Hall (Atheneum) Annexed by Sharon Dogar (Houghton) Aggie the Brave by Lori Ries; […]

>July/August stars

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the July/August issue of the Horn Book Magazine (which, if I do say so myself, is going to be among our classics): Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy by Denise Fleming (Holt) The Village Garage by G. Brian Karas (Ottaviano/Holt) Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown) Happy Birthday, […]