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Reading in the wild

MrTigerCentral ParkOur beloved Bron-Mulder friends, at left, were among the first to enjoy the news that Mr. Tiger Goes Wild had won a 2014 Boston Globe Horn Book Award, as we celebrated with an appropriately al fresco reading of Peter Brown’s book in Central Park yesterday afternoon. I had not worked those page turns in the presence of children before, and they are positively brilliant. A complete list of the winners and honor books can be found on our BGHB page.

Early-bird registration for the BGHB Awards and the Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium is open. Our theme this year is Mind the Gaps: Books for All Young Readers. We are going in search of what–and who’s–missing in children’s books, and how that and they might be brought into the fold.

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

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.

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