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Starred reviews, July/August Horn Book Magazine

PigsLobelThe following books are receiving starred reviews in the July/August issue of The Horn Book Magazine:

The Skunk; by Mac Barnett; illus. by Patrick McDonnell (Roaring Brook)

Playful Pigs from A to Z; written and illus. by Anita Lobel (Knopf)

Wait; written and illus. by Antoinette Portis (Porter/Roaring Brook)

Binny in Secret; by Hilary McKay; illus. by Micah Player (McElderry)

Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure; by Nadja Spiegelman; illus. by Sergio García Sánchez (Toon)

Goodbye Stranger; by Rebecca Stead (Lamb/Random)

Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America; by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Houghton)

Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights; by Ann Bausum (Viking)

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club; by Phillip Hoose (Farrar)


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.



  1. Hi Roger, any chance you would consider me for a judge for Horn Book Awards? I served many, many years ago.

    Julie Cummins

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