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July/August 2012 Horn Book MagazineSpecial Issue: Awards

  • Jack Gantos’s Newbery Medal Acceptance Speech for Dead End in Norvelt and a profile of Gantos by his editor Wesley Adams.
  • Chris Raschka’s Caldecott Medal Acceptance Speech for A Ball for Daisy and a profile of Raschka by his wife Lydie Raschka.
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award Acceptance Speech by Kadir Nelson for Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans and a profile of Nelson by his editor Donna Bray.
  • Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Acceptance Speech by Shane W. Evans for Underground and a profile of Evans by actor Taye Diggs.
  • The Year in Pictures: Caldecott 2012: “everything…which is yes” by Joanna Rudge Long.
  • Newbery 2012: The Year in Words by Nina Lindsay.
  • Kathleen T. Horning revives a decades-old Newbery debate about “distinguished” books.
  • Cadenza: Horn Book editors present the 2012 Mind the Gap Awards: The books that didn’t win.
  • Previous medalists reveal My Favorite Caldecott / My Favorite Newbery.
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