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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. Anamaria (bookstogether) says:

    >Patrick McDonnell's Me…Jane? And thank you!

  2. Scope Notes says:

    >A few that might be in the discussion:
    Queen of the Falls by Van Allsburg
    The Secret Box by Lehman
    Blackout by Rocco

  3. Jules at 7-Imp says:

    >My favorites thus far in 2011, though I'm not prepared to use the "c" word yet in only May:

    The aforementioned Blackout
    Phil Stead's Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat
    Tricia Tusa's Follow Me
    Tweak Tweak, as ill. by Sergio Ruzzier
    Hopper and Wilson by Maria van Lieshout

    …and more… (There have been some good picture biographies of late)

    Funniest Picture Book I've Seen All Year: I Want My Hat Back

  4. Schmoil says:

    >Wonderstruck – Brian Selznick

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