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The Horn Book Magazine — November/December 2013

November/December 2013 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents



Christopher Myers 10 Young Dreamers
What if George Zimmerman had read The Snowy Day?

Linda Sue Park  17 Writer vs. Author
The author’s 2013 Zena Sutherland lecture.


Roger Sutton
It’s Your Party
Roger puts on a fresh bow tie and goes out on the town(s).

Angela J. Reynolds Field Notes
The Y-Librarian™: An App for Book Readers
Over 100 years in development!
Available seven days a week! Free!

Kathleen T. Horning  33 Caldecott at 75
Hey, Al and the Quirky Choice
Sixth in a series on the Caldecott Medal at 
one winner per decade, here the 1980s.

Leonard S. Marcus 41 Sight Reading
Northward Bound
The picture book art of Isol.

Randy Ribay  48 What Makes a Good…?
What Makes a Good YA Urban Novel?

Megan Lambert 55 Books in the Home
Faith in Reading
Sharing Christian-themed books
in a secular household.

From The Guide
Teen Problem Novels
A selection of reviews from
The Horn Book Guide.

Elissa Gershowitz 136
The Horn Book Television Line-Up
Children’s lit editions
of popular TV shows.



Audiobook Reviews


Letters to the Editor
November/December Starred Books
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed
Cover art by Uri Shulevitz. © 2013 by Margaret Ferguson Books, Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.
Page 1 art from The Snowy Day. © 1962 by Ezra Jack Keats.


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