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Week in Review, January 4th-8th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Roger announces the 2016 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction And the 2016 Calling Caldecott winners are… All 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards acceptance speeches and Susan Cooper’s keynote speech (“The World That Changes“) are now available online! January/February 2016 Horn Book Magazine table of contents, including editorial “Climbing the Walls“ […]

Week in Review, December 28th-31st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… We wish you a happy, healthy, and well-read New Year! A look back at The Horn Book’s highlights of 2015 Calling Caldecott begins voting on Monday, January 4th! Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: On the Ball by Brian Pinkney Fiction: City of Halves by Lucy Inglis Nonfiction: Game Changer: John McLendon […]

Week in Review, December 21st-24th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the January/February 2016 Horn Book Magazine: “The Writer’s Page: On Writing the American Familia“ by Meg Medina “What Can Data Tell Us?: An Agent’s Thoughts on the 2015 Nielsen Children’s Book Summit” by Stephen Barbara Marieke Nijkamp Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Samurai Santa: A Very […]

Week in Review, December 14th-18th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the January/February 2016 Horn Book Magazine: “Shelf Lives: From Bookseller to Bestseller” by Abby McGanney Nolan David Fickling Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Plan by Alison Paul; illus. by Barbara Lehman Fiction: Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt Nonfiction: W Is for Webster: Noah Webster and His American […]

Week in Review, December 7th-11th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Fanfare 2015: Our choices for the best books of the year: now with annotations! Hunger Games Week on Out of the Box Hunger Games Week The next great American theme park? “The Hunger Games: The Exhibition” The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 movie review Mockingjay, Part 2: Let’s talk about that […]

Week in Review, November 30th-December 4th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Fanfare 2015: Our choices for the best books of the year Preview the January/February 2016 Horn Book Magazine issue (with cover art by Marla Frazee) Starred reviews, January/February Horn Book Magazine Kevin Henkes Talks with Roger What Makes a Good Preschool Book? newsletter: 5Q for Tomie dePaola; recommended PS titles on […]

Week in Review, November 23rd-27th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… November’s Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: world religions, natural history, medicine and diseases, space and space exploration, food and cooking Love for Christopher Myers’s 2013 article “Young Dreamers.” Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Lost. Found. by Marsha Diane Arnold; 
illus. by Matthew Cordell Fiction: Flop to the Top! by Eleanor Davis […]

Week in review, November 16th-20th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Ellen Wittlinger’s article “Parrotfish Needed an Update: The Rapidly Changing Language of Transgender Awareness” Jennifer Donnelly Talks with Roger Holiday High Notes 2015 “From the Guide: Comics for Middle Graders” from Twitter friend Eti Berland: a class lesson based on “Comics Are Picture Books: A (Graphic) Novel Idea” by Elisa and […]

Week in review, November 9th-13th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… November’s Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Tim Wynne-Jones, YA about boys facing big issues, nonfiction PBs about all kinds of families, chapter books adventures, middle-school audiobooks Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Elephant in the Dark: Based on a Poem by Rumi retold by Mina Javaherbin; 
illus. by Eugene […]

Week in Review, November 2nd-6th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the November/December 2015 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “An Interview with Kate DiCamillo“ “Comics Are Picture Books: A (Graphic) Novel Idea“ Jodi Lynn Anderson Talks with Roger November Boston-area children’s lit events Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Tiptoe Tapirs by Hanmin Kim Fiction: All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and […]