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Judges on their way!

d idol prime 22.jpgOur  judges (Maeve Visser Knoth, Jessica Tackett MacDonald, and Barbara Scotto as chair) will be meeting this weekend to select this year’s Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners. What will they pick??? (I have no idea.) Katrina Hedeen and I head to New York early next week for the announcement, for which I will be partnered by the lovely and talented Rebecca Stead, 2010 BGHB Fiction winner for When You Reach Me. If you are attending School Library Journal‘s sold-out Day of Dialog on Wednesday, you will see Rebecca and me do our stuff live at 4:30. We will also be announcing the winners in a blow-by-blow on Twitter (@hornbook #BGHB15) and on hbook.com shortly thereafter. Please join me in wishing Barbara, Jessica, and Maeve the best of luck in their deliberations, and that they may arrive at their decisions with at least some of the holiday weekend left to enjoy.

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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