Week in Review, May 26th-30th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Don’t miss tomorrow’s announcement of the 2014 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners and honorees, live at BEA at 1 pm (Librarians Lounge, Javits Center), at hbook.com/boston-globe-horn-book-awards, and @HornBook! 2014 Summer Reading May 2014 Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: Recommended nonfiction about folklore, insects and arachnids, oceanography, gardening and outdoor discovery, […]

Week in Review, May 19th-May 23rd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… 2014 Summer Reading Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Little Bear Book by Anthony Browne; illus. by the author Fiction: The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel Nonfiction: Treasury of Egyptian 
Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, 
Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals by Donna Jo Napoli; 
illus. by Christina Balit App: Kids Discover: Ancient Egypt […]

Week in Review, May 12th-May 16th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… 2014 Summer Reading “I see you’re still reading“: Roger on NPR! From the May/June 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “From The Guide: Spy Novels“ “An Interview with Elizabeth Wein” by Deirdre Baker May’s Notes from the Horn Book: Five questions for Sophie Blackall, siblings in picture books, chapter-book humor, […]

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 […]