Week in Review, May 5th–9th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Roger Sutton’s NYT article “Slumber Party: Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Songs and More” From the May/June 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “Words for Flora’s Mother (and Other Imperfect Parents)” by Megan Dowd Lambert Recommended reading for Cinco de Mayo Last call for BGHB Award submissions Reviews of the Week: […]

Week in Review, April 28th-May 2nd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2014 Harriet at 50 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Table of contents Editorial: “The Man with the Purple Socks“ “There’s Something About Islands” by Printz Medalist Marcus Sedgwick Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Tap Tap Boom Boom by Elizabeth Bluemle; illus. by G. Brian Karas Fiction: […]

Week in Review, April 21st-25th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2014 Harriet at 50 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “I Spy: Harriet and I” by Newbery medalist Jack Gantos “Writer, Wrestler, Stutterer, Spy” by author/illustrator Megan McDonald “Becoming a Book Detective” by Simmons Center for the Study of Children’s Literature director Cathie Mercier “Fifty Years of Novel Exploits” […]

Week in Review, April 14th-18th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… April’s Notes from the Horn Book: Five questions for Cynthia Leitich Smith, YA fantasy sequels, picture books about the big city, reading for National Poetry Month, and intermediate books about wartime Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Here Comes the Easter Cat by Deborah Underwood; illus. by Claudia Rueda Fiction: Feral […]

Week in Review, April 7th-11th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Harriet the Spy at 50 May/June starred reviews “Harriet and Me” by Ginee Seo A call for Horn Book internship applicants Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: You Can’t Have 
Too Many Friends! written and illus. by Mordicai Gerstein Fiction: More of Monkey & […]

Week in Review, March 31st-April 4th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Our new home at Simmons College Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: In New York, written and illus. by Marc Brown Fiction: Alien Encounter, written and illus. by Charise Mericle Harper Nonfiction: Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems selected by Paul B. Janeczko; illus. by Melissa Sweet — plus a […]

Week in Review, March 24th-28th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2014 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Illustration: “From the Guide: Wordless Picture Books” March 2014 Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: Women’s History, Poetry, Earth Day, Migration, and Math concepts “Eight Ways to Say You: The Challenges of Translation”: BGHB speech by Cathy Hirano, translator of HC Andersen […]

Week in Review, March 17th-21st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Spring 2014 Board Book Roundup Doreen Rappaport Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Ballad, written and illus. by Blexbolex Fiction: The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett Nonfiction: Pure Grit: How American World War II 
Nurses Survived Battle and 
Prison Camp in the Pacific by Mary Cronk […]

Week in Review, March 10th-14th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April issue: “What Makes a Good Book Cover?” by Thom Barthelmess March’s Notes from the Horn Book: Five questions for Lois Ehlert, picture book biographies, preschool vehicle books, chapter books with spunky heroines, and YA adventures starring boys Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Stella’s Starliner by Rosemary Wells […]

Horn Book Week in Review, March 3rd–7th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April issue: “Do Great Work and the Rest Will Follow” by Shadra Strickland “An Interview with Neal Porter” by Leonard S. Marcus We’re expanding our Review of the Week feature to spotlight more of the books (and more of the HB reviewers!) we love. Starting this week, you’ll find […]