Week in Review, August 24th-28th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the September/October 2015 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Jack Gantos’s Zena Sutherland Lecture “A Pair of Jacks to Open: Fact and Fiction.” Grab some popcorn first. A big tub. Our debut What Makes a Good…? e-newsletter: “What Makes Good Narrative Nonfiction?” Five questions for Steve Sheinkin: on Vietnam, whistle-blowers, and […]

Week in Review, August 16th-21st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the September/October 2015 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Kwame Alexander’s excellent — and timely — CSK Author Honor Award acceptance speech, “A Thousand Winters” 2014-2015 Yearbook Superlatives: Cutest Couple, Class Clown…Biggest Potty Mouth?…and more accolades for some of our favorite characters Ashley Bryan Talks with Roger Reviews of the […]

Week in Review, August 10th-14th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… August’s Notes from the Horn Book: five questions for Sonia Manzano on Becoming Maria, more middle-school memoirs, poetry, easy readers and early chapter books, graphic novel fantasy Summer 2015 Board Book Roundup Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: My Cousin Momo by Zachariah OHora Fiction: Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead — plus […]

Week in Review, August 1st-7th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Preview the September/October 2015 issue of The Horn Book Magazine Starred reviews coming in the September/October 2015 Horn Book Louis Sachar Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Fun Book of Scary Stuff by Emily Jenkins; illus. by Hyewon Yum Fiction: Firefly Hollow by Alison McGhee; illus. by Christopher […]

Week in Review, July 27th-31st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… A week of Brooklyn books and book creators: The People in My Neighborhood: One Author/Illustrator’s Rambles Around Brooklyn by Stephen Savage You had us at artisanal pickles. We got your Brooklyn booklist right here. Brooklynite cover gallery Caldecott by the numbers: Brooklyn edition (math is fun!) Step right up and win […]

Week in Review, July 20th-24th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… We’ll be tweeting from the 2015 Simmons Children’s Literature Institute: Homecoming this weekend! From the July/August 2015 special awards issue of The Horn Book Magazine: K.T. Horning takes A Second Look at 1964 Newbery winner It’s Like This, Cat Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Skunk by Mac Barnett; illus. by […]

Week in Review, July 13th-17th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the July/August 2015 Special Awards issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “From the Guide: YA Memoirs” Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld Talk with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Wait by Antoinette Portis (plus her recent 5Q) Fiction: The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly Nonfiction: Salsa: Un […]

Week in Review, July 6th-10th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the July/August 2015 Special Awards issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “Caldecott and Newbery 2015” by Thom Barthelmess “Coretta Scott King Awards 2015” by Deborah Taylor “#WeGotDiverseAwardBooks: Reflections on Awards and Allies” by Megan Dowd Lambert July 2015 Notes from the Horn Book issue: 5Q for Antoinette Portis, summery picture […]

Week in Review, June 29th-July 3rd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the July/August 2015 Special Awards issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Table of Contents Editorial: “What the Survey Doesn’t Say” Profile of 2015 Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat by editor Connie Hsu Profile of 2015 Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander by poet/teacher Nikki Giovanni “Dream Keepers”: 2015 CSK Author Award acceptance speech […]

Week in Review, June 22nd-26th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2015 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: Transformations: “Transformers: But Myth Has No Prototype” by Susan Cooper Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman Fiction: Misty [Stanley & Me] by Christine Dencer; illus. by Jessica Meserve Nonfiction: Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured 
Black and White […]