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Archives for June 2011


I have a few thoughts regarding the Wall Street Journal article about YA that has everyone, uh, a-Twitter. 1. Why does the author have to reach back FORTY YEARS to talk about “dark YA” when our last big go-round on the topic was just fifteen years ago? The generation of Sarah T., Go Ask Alice, […]

July-August starred reviews

You can see what we’re going to star in next month’s jumbo-sized Horn Book Magazine over at Out of the Box.

>My New York Social Diary

>I’ve spent the week in New York, talking with the sisters and brothers at LJ and SLJ. Brian tried to pry the BGHB winners (which will be announced in just over a week) out of me, but like Colonel Klink, I really do know nothing(k). So while we did get a little planning done re […]

July/August starred reviews

The following titles will receive starred reviews in the July/August issue of The Horn Book Magazine: – Naamah and the Ark at Night written by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, illustrated by Holly Meade (Candlewick) – Bone Dog written and illustrated by Eric Rohmann (Roaring Brook) – Press Here written and illustrated by Herve Tullet (Handprint/Chronicle) – […]