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From the Editor – May 2012

Our Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards judges (Lauren Adams, Megan Lambert, and chair Thom Barthelmess) will finish their deliberations this month. I will be announcing the winners on Thursday, June 7 at 1:00 P.M. at BookExpo America in New York City. The press conference will take place in the Librarians’ Lounge (Booth #2148), and all BookExpo attendees are invited. There will be snacks and special guests, I am told. If you can’t be there, check out later that afternoon, as we will be webcasting a video recording from the event.




Roger Sutton
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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. Nancy Logan says:

    A challenge: It is my turn to pick a book for my book club and I want to choose a children’s book. I am a long-time elementary teacher, but most of the other women are not educators. I feel as though I should pick a classic. Any suggestions?

  2. Roger Sutton Roger Sutton says:

    My favorite classic? Tom’s Midnight Garden.

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