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The Horn Book Magazine — July/August 2014

July/August 2014 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents


“Caldecott 2014” by Martha V. Parravano
The year in pictures.

Considering the Caldecott, or: Can Twelve Books Win? No.” by Judy Freeman
A member of the 2014 Caldecott committee weighs in.

“Caldecott Medal Acceptance” by Brian Floca

A Profile of Brian Floca” by Richard Jackson

“Newbery 2014” by Elissa Gershowitz
The year in words.

“Newbery Medal Acceptance” by Kate DiCamillo

A Profile of Kate DiCamillo” by Andrea Tompa

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Acceptance” by Bryan Collier

A Profile of Bryan Collier” by Alvina Ling

Coretta Scott King Author Award Acceptance” by Rita Williams-Garcia

A Profile of Rita Williams-Garcia” by Kathleen T. Horning


Don’t Speak!” by Roger Sutton
ALSC’s new gag order.

From The Guide
“Cultural Diversity in Middle-Grade Fiction”
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.

2014 Mind the Gap Awards” by the Horn Book editors
The books that didn’t win.


Book Reviews


On the Web
July/August Starred Books
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed

Cover and page 2 art © 2014 by Brian Floca.


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