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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. >Congratulations, Martha and Roger!

    Nancy W.

  2. >For those not in the know, Candlewick just sent ARCs of Martha and Roger's book, "A Family of Readers: The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature." Don't they look like proud parents?

  3. Monica Edinger says:

    >Congrats, you two!

  4. Melinda says:

    >Well, that's awesome! I'll ask my libraries (i.e. the libraries that love gay penguins) to buy some copies.

  5. GraceAnne LadyHawk says:

    >Must have this. Must have it autographed. At ALA, perhaps?

  6. GraceAnne LadyHawk says:

    >Yes, I know BEA is right here in NYC where I am, but my chances of being there are slight…

  7. Misrule says:

    >Congratulations! I hope we get it here through Walker Books—if not, I'll order one from the US. (And as I don't seem to be able to get on to Martha any other way, Roger, please tell your wonderful co-author that I emailed her weeks (and weeks) ago and I don't think it got through.)

  8. Elizabeth says:

    >Roger, can you post a bigger picture of the jacket? Also, Wahoooooooo!

  9. Susan Patron says:

    >Can't wait to read it. Bravo, bravo!

  10. Shoshana says:

    >Congratulations! I can't wait to see how it came together.

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