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Archives for 1969

Horn Book Fanfare 1969

Best books of 1969 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Goggles! written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats (Macmillan) Jonah and the Lord written by George MacBeth, illustrated by Margaret Gordon (Holt) Suho and the White […]

Who’s Lloyd Alexander?

By Ann Durell At the cocktail party following the National Book Award presentations in New York City last March a lady asked Meindert DeJong to autograph her copy of Journey from Peppermint Street (Harper), winner of the first National Book Award for children’s literature. The prizewinning author looked about helplessly and then politely asked the […]