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Horn Book Fanfare 1993

Horn Book Fanfare

Best books of 1993

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
The Tub Grandfather written by Pam Conrad, illustrated by Richard Egielski (HarperCollins)
Tom written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola (Putnam)
Owen written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow)
The Three-Legged Cat written by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Jonathan Allen (Viking)
Uncle Jed’s Barbershop written by Margaree King Mitchell, illustrated by James Ransome (Simon)
Yo! Yes? written and illustrated by Chris Raschka (Orchard)
Grandfather’s Journey written and illustrated by Allen Say (Houghton)
Komodo! written and illustrated by Peter Sis (Greenwillow)
By the Light of the Halloween Moon written by Caroline Stutson, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes (Lothrop)
Waiting for the Evening Star written by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Susan Jeffers (Dial)

Is Underground by Joan Aiken (Delacorte)
The Boggart by Susan Cooper (McElderry)
The Great American Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross (Holiday)
A Bone from a Dry Sea by Peter Dickinson (Delacorte)
Bull Run by Paul Fleischman (HarperCollins)
Grandaddy and Janetta written by Helen V. Griffith, illustrated by James Stevenson (Greenwillow)
The Giver by Lois Lowry (Houghton)
Baby by Patricia MacLachlan (Delacorte)
Shizuko’s Daughter by Kyoko Mori (Holt)
Lydia, Queen of Palestine by Uri Orlev (Houghton)
Who Do You Think You Are?: Stories of Friends and Enemies selected by Hazel Rochman and Darlene Z. McCampbell (Joy Street)
Others See Us by William Sleator (Dutton)
Local News by Gary Soto (Harcourt)
Grab Hands and Run by Frances Temple (Orchard)
The Winter Prince by Elizabeth E. Wein (Atheneum)
Scooter written and illustrated by Vera B. Williams (Greenwillow)
Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff (Holt)

The Children of Lir written by Sheila MacGill-Callahan, illustrated by Gennady Spirin (Dial)
The Secret Room retold and illustrated by Uri Shulevitz (Farrar)

Father and Son written by Denizé Lauture, illustrated by Jonathan Green (Philomel)
A. Nonny Mouse Writes Again! selected by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman (Knopf)
The Dragons Are Singing Tonight written by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Peter Sis (Greenwillow)

Pablo Remembers: The Fiesta of the Day of the Dead written and illustrated with photographs by George Ancona (Lothrop)
Noah’s Ark written and illustrated by Lucy Cousins (Candlewick)
Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman (Clarion)
The Hidden Children by Howard Greenfeld (Ticknor)
A Short Walk around the Pyramids and through the World of Art by Philip M. Isaacson (Knopf)
This Land Is My Land written and illustrated by George Littlechild (Children’s)
Across America on an Emigrant Train by Jim Murphy (Clarion)
Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary by Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic)
Alvin Ailey written by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Hyperion)
Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary by Ruud van der Rol and Rian Verhoeven (Viking)

Of Interest to Adults
The Zena Sutherland Lectures 1983-1992 edited by Betsy Hearne (Clarion)

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