Week in Review, February 16th-20th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… “Five Questions for Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander” “In Defense of Gentle Men“: Megan Dowd Lambert on Frazee’s farmer, the Steads’ Amos, and more gentle men in children’s books Patrick Jennings Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Finding Spring by Carin Berger Fiction: Paper Things by Jennifer Richard Jacobson Nonfiction: Tomboy: […]

Week in Review, February 9th-13th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Starred reviews, March/April 2015 Horn Book Magazine February Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Lucy Cousins, outside-the-box concept books, PB bios about African American music icons, intermediate historical fiction, YA about sleazy corporations Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Count with Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep! by Lucy Cousins Fiction: I Was Here […]

Week in Review, February 2nd-6th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… ALA coverage roundup ALA Awards 2015: Horn Book reviews of the winners From the January/February 2015 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “What Makes a Good Acceptance Speech?” Calling Caldecott: “Live from Chicago! It’s Robin” “Caldecott Award live” “Live from Chicago, cont.” “Caldy swag” “Beekle wins 2015 Caldecott Medal” “Wednesday Morning […]

Week in Review, January 26th-30th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… 2015 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction winner and honor books Calling Caldecott’s mock Caldecott vote winner and honor books From the January/February Horn Book Magazine:  “What Makes a Good Math Storybook?” by Audrey Quinlan “From The Guide: Math Picture Books“ January’s issue of Nonfiction Notes: Black History Month, presidents and […]

Week in Review, January 19th-23rd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach Fiction: Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper — plus a Q&A for the author Nonfiction: Draw What You See: The Life and Art of Benny Andrews by Kathleen Benson; illus. with paintings by Benny Andrews App: Geography […]

Week in Review, January 12th-15th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… January’s Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: 5Q for A. S. King, fierce females, snowy days, series for the elementary set, and graphic-novel memoirs Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers Fiction: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A. S. King Nonfiction: Turning 15 on the Road […]

Week in Review, January 5th-9th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… All 2014 BGHB Award acceptance speeches From the January/February issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Barbara Bader’s “A Second Look: The Planet of Junior Brown“ Upcoming kidlit events in the Boston area Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: First Snow by Peter McCarty Fiction: The Darkest Part of the Forest by […]

Week in Review, December 29th-January 2nd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Happy New Year! See some highlights from The Horn Book’s year in “2014 in review” Take a peek at the January/February 2015 Horn Book Magazine January/February 2015 Editorial: “Why #WNDB” Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Firebird: Ballerina Misty Copeland 
Shows a Young Girl How to 
Dance like the Firebird by […]

Week in Review, December 22nd-26th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: I Know an Old Lady Who 
Swallowed a Dreidel by Caryn Yacowitz; 
illus. by David Slonim Fiction: My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins Nonfiction: Unbroken: An Olympian’s Journey from 
Airman to Castaway to Captive by Laura Hillenbrand; 
adapted by […]

Week in Review, December 15th-19th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Comics legend Stan Lee Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Blizzard by John Rocco Fiction: Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan Nonfiction: The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of 
the Oceans [Scientists in the Field] by Elizabeth Rusch Read Roger: “Everything must […]