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Horn Book Fanfare 2001

Horn Book Fanfare

Best books of 2001

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
Milo’s Hat Trick
written and illustrated by Jon Agee (di Capua/Hyperion)
The Adventures of Bert written by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Raymond Briggs (Farrar)
My Car written and illustrated by Byron Barton (Greenwillow)
Everywhere Babies written by Susan Meyers, illustrated by Marla Frazee (Harcourt)
The Stray Dog written and illustrated by Marc Simont (HarperCollins)

The Seeing Stone by Kevin Crossley-Holland (Levine/Scholastic)
Seek by Paul Fleischman (Marcato/Cricket)
Troy by Adèle Geras (Harcourt)
Runaway Radish written by Jessie Haas, illustrated by Margot Apple (Greenwillow)
Harley written by Star Livingstone, illustrated by Molly Bang (SeaStar/North-South)
A Step from Heaven by An Na (Front Street)
Lord of the Deep by Graham Salisbury (Delacorte)
The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian (Holt)
True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff (Atheneum)

Mara’s Stories: Glimmers in the Darkness by Gary Schmidt (Holt)
Clever Beatrice written by Margaret Willey, illustrated by Heather Solomon (Atheneum)

Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson (Front Street)
Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart written and illustrated by Vera B. Williams (Greenwillow)

Handel, Who Knew What He Liked written by M. T. Anderson, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes (Candlewick)
Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People written and illustrated by Bonnie Christensen (Knopf)
We Were There, Too!: Young People in U.S. History by Phillip Hoose (Kroupa/Farrar)


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