>Starred Books, January/February ’08 Horn Book

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the January/February issue of the Horn Book Magazine: Becca at Sea (Groundwood) by Deirdre Baker Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (Foster/Farrar) by Peter Cameron How the Hangman Lost His Heart (Walker) by K. M. Grant Jabberwocky (Jump/Hyperion) illustrated by Christopher Myers When Fish Got […]

>November-December stars

>Kitty here. While Roger is communing with ISBNs in VT and Blogger is currently cooperating, I’m happy to present you with a list of the books that will receive starred reviews in the November-December issue of the Horn Book Magazine: Picture books: On Angel Wings (Candlewick) written by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Quentin BlakeFirst the […]

>September-October stars

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the (jumbo-sized special issue) September-October issue of the Horn Book Magazine: At Night (Farrar) written and illustrated by Jonathan BeanCowboy & Octopus (Viking) written by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane SmithThe Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio (Holt) by Lloyd AlexanderThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian […]

>July/August stars, ’07

>Reviews of the following books will be starred in the July/August issue of the Horn Book Magazine. Picture Books: Fred Stays with Me! (Little) written by Nancy Coffelt, illustrated by Tricia TusaOrange Pear Apple Bear (Simon) written and illustrated by Emily GravettFollow the Line through the House (Viking) written and illustrated by Laura LjungkvistStarring Miss […]

>Place your bets!

>The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards committee is beginning its round of in-person debate tomorrow, and I’ll be able to share the names of the winners with you next week. Any guesses? The awards frequently surprise me, as my involvement with the choices ends with selecting the judges and I’m not privy to their discussions. Because […]

>May/June ’07 Stars

>Here are the books receiving starred reviews in the May/June ’07 issue of the Horn Book Magazine: Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature (St. Martin’s) by Linda Lear The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County (Kroupa/Farrar) written by Janice N. Harrington, illustrated by Shelley Jackson Who’s Hiding? (Kane/Miller) written and illustrated by Satoru Onishi Pictures from […]