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Week in Review, August 15th-18th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Roger’s Paper Doll Bow Ties: For Roger’s twentieth anniversary as The Horn Book’s editor in chief, we asked some of his favorite illustrators to decorate his favorite fashion item. Now you can, too! Kelly Barnhill Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Not So Quiet Library by Zachariah OHora […]

Week in Review, August 8th-12th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… August 2016 Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: five questions for Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Lewis on March, more YA nonfiction about historical crossroads, picture books about good dogs with bad habits, welcoming new easy readers and chapter books, and intermediate books starring plucky protagonists From the July/August […]

Week in Review, August 1st-5th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… It’s Fan Week at The Horn Book! We’ve been celebrating our favorite authors and fandoms, fan culture and creations, and author/fan engagement all week. Click here to see lots (and we mean LOTS) of love for Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, Neil Gaiman, Susan Cooper, Rainbow Rowell, Philip Pullman, The Baby-Sitters […]

Week in Review, July 25th-29th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the July/August 2016 Horn Book Magazine: “From the Guide: Celebrating Music” Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles by Philippe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson; illus. by Meilo So Fiction: Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding; […]

Week in Review, July 18th-22nd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Richard Peck Talks with Roger — our inaugural video TWR! Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Mr. Hulot at the Beach by David Merveille Fiction: As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds Nonfiction: Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy 
Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb App: Toca Tailor: Fairy Tales Read Roger: Tribal trials […]

Week in Review, July 11th-15th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… We’re celebrating the 2016 ALA Youth Media Award–winning authors and illustrators!  Mind the Gap Awards: the books that didn’t win at ALA Reviews of 2016 Mind the Gap Award winners See all of our 2016 ALA coverage here. July’s Notes: 5Q for Lauren Wolk, middle-grade historical fiction, preschool books about milestones, […]

Week in Review, July 4th-8th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… We’re celebrating the 2016 ALA Youth Media Award–winning authors and illustrators!  “2015 in Review: The Year in Words” by Elizabeth Bird “2015 in Review: The Year in Pictures” by Julie Danielson “2016 Mind the Gap Awards“: the books that didn’t win at ALA “ALA and Harry Potter” and “ALA Extras” on […]

Week in Review: June 27th-July 1st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… All week we’ve been celebrating the 2016 ALA Youth Media Award–winning authors and illustrators. Here are the winners’ acceptance speeches and profiles; stay tuned for more next week! Matt de la Peña’s Newbery acceptance speech for Last Stop on Market Street Profile of Matt de la Peña by Jennifer Buehler “Becoming […]

Week in Review, June 20th-24th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Christopher Myers’s powerful essay “Orlando”: “We walk in, by ones or twos, flash IDs, and smiles. If you are lucky the dance floor is already crowded and you can simply slip between the sounds, into the movement…” From the July/August Horn Book Magazine: Table of Contents Roger Sutton’s editorial “Last Stop, […]

Week in Review, June 13th-17th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… We were saddened to learn of author Lois Duncan’s death this week. Roger remembers her For LGBT Pride Month, we’re highlighting articles about LGBTQIA+ characters and children’s book luminaries — one a day throughout June. This week’s picks: “Transformers: Reimagining the World” by Malinda Lo (May/June 2015 Horn Book Magazine: Special […]