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Horn Book Fanfare 2000

Horn Book Fanfare

Best books of 2000

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
Buttons written and illustrated by Brock Cole (Farrar)
A Cake for Herbie written and illustrated by Petra Mathers (Schwartz/Atheneum)
Madlenka written and illustrated by Peter Sis (Foster/Farrar)

Inspector Hopper written and illustrated by Doug Cushman (HarperCollins)
Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos (Farrar)
Silent to the Bone by E. L. Konigsburg (Karl/Atheneum)
The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle (Jackson/Atheneum)
24 Hours by Margaret Mahy (McElderry)
145th Street: Short Stories by Walter Dean Myers (Delacorte)
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman (Knopf)
Good Night, Good Knight written by Shelley Moore Thomas, illustrated by Jennifer Plecas (Dutton)
Space Race by Sylvia Waugh (Delacorte)

Cold Feet written by Cynthia DeFelice, illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker (DK Ink)

mammalabilia written and illustrated by Douglas Florian (Harcourt)
Days Like This: A Collection of Small Poems selected and illustrated by Simon James (Candlewick)

Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa written and illustrated by Don Brown (Houghton)
Dinosaurs at the Ends of the Earth: The Story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions written and illustrated by Brian Floca (Jackson/DK Ink)
The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin written by James Cross Giblin, illustrated by Michael Dooling (Scholastic)
Frank O. Gehry: Outside In by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan (DK Ink)
Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America by Jim Murphy (Scholastic)
The Wigwam and the Longhouse written and illustrated by Charlotte and David Yue (Houghton)

Toy and movable books
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up by L. Frank Baum, illustrated by Robert Sabuda (Little Simon)

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