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Archives for 1994

Horn Book Fanfare 1994

Best books of 1994 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 Swamp Angel written by Anne Isaacs, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky (Dutton) V for Vanishing: An Alphabet of Endangered Animals written and illustrated by Patricia Mullins […]

Making Stories Happen

By Rachel Vail A fourth grader recently asked me: What mood are you in when you’re writing? Most people who hear I’m a writer ask if it takes a lot of discipline or if I can make a living at it, to which I respond without needing to think that no, it doesn’t take much […]

Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick McKissack’s 1993 BGHB NF speech for “Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I a Woman?”

FRED: It is with great pride and an equal measure of humility that we accept the 1993 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for nonfic­tion, for Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I a Woman? PAT: There are more people to thank than time will permit, but we’d like to acknowledge a few people. FRED: First, we’d like to thank […]