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Week in Review, April 10th-14th

This week on hbook.com… Remembering Patricia C. McKissack April’s issue of Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for David Elliott on Bull, more YA retellings, picture books about small acts of kindness, eco-conscious primary books, and middle-grade novels about friendships between kids and animals Peter H. Reynolds video Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: […]

Week in Review, April 3rd-7th

This week on hbook.com… Preview the May/June 2017 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Humor May/June 2017 starred reviews Spring 2017 Horn Book Guide cover revealed Peter H. Reynolds Talks with Roger via video Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz; illus. by Sydney Smith — plus a Q&A for […]

Week in Review, March 27th-31st

This week on hbook.com… “The CCBC’s Diversity Statistics: A Conversation with Kathleen T. Horning” by Martha V. Parravano Peter H. Reynolds VIDEO Talks with Roger Amy Sarig King Talks with Roger Editor Sarah Pieters Talks with Roger Women’s History Month, Week 5 World Autism Awareness Week and Autism Acceptance/Awareness Month Reviews of the Week: Picture […]

Week in Review, March 20th-24th

This week on hbook.com… Board Book Roundup: Going-to-bed books March’s Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: Women in STEAM, spring into poetry, environmental activism, kids and computing, collective biographies Women’s History Month, Week 4 Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Short Stories for Little Monsters by Marie-Louise Gay Fiction: Bull by David Elliott  Nonfiction: Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and […]

Week in Review, March 13th-17th

This week on hbook.com… Benjamin Alire Sáenz Talks with Roger From the January/February 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “A Second Look: The Egypt Game” plus follow-up thoughts at Out of the Box by Katie Bircher Women’s History Month, Week 3 Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: When We Were Alone by David Alexander Robertson; […]

Week in Review, March 6th-10th

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “Reading Without Walls: A Conversation with Gene Luen Yang” by Roger Sutton “When Google Translate Gives You Arroz con Mango: Erroneous Español and the Need for #ownvoices” by Celia C. Pérez Women’s History Month, Week 2 March’s Notes from the Horn […]

Week in Review, February 27th – March 3rd

This week on hbook.com… March/April 2017 Horn Book Magazine Table of Contents and Editorial: “Tear Down That Wall” Women’s History Month 2017 Black History Month, Week 5 / Women’s History Month, Week 1 March Boston-area events over at Publisher’s Weekly: a recap of the CBB “Midwinter Night’s Fantasy Panel” (here’s Shoshana’s recap) Reviews of the […]

Week in Review, February 20th – 24th

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month, Week 4 The Horn Book celebrates BGHB @ 50, beginning with Gregory Maguire’s look at Unleaving by Jill Paton Walsh (from the March/April 2017 Horn Book Magazine) Tom Angleberger Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: A Perfect Day by Lane Smith Fiction: History Is All You […]

Week in Review, February 13th – 17th

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month, Week 3 Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: North, South, East, West by Margaret Wise Brown; illus. by Greg Pizzoli Fiction: Well, That Was Awkward by Rachel Vail Nonfiction: Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out!: Games, Songs & Stories from an African American Childhood by […]

Week in Review, February 6th – 10th

This week on hbook.com… March/April Horn Book Magazine starred reviews February’s Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: 5Q for 2017 Wilder Award winner Nikki Grimes, middle-school books on the U.S.’s history of institutionalized racism, preschool apps featuring animal friends, picture books about children’s experiences as refugees, YA protagonists taking action against authoritarian societies Black History […]