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Horn Book Magazine – September/October 2015

September/October 2015 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents


“(Very Eventually) The Zena Sutherland Lecture” by Jack Gantos
The stories behind the stories, and, characteristically, some other stories.

“A Thousand Winters” by Kwame Alexander
Working to make order out of chaos.

“The Woman Who Drew Narnia” by Vicky Smith
Through the wardrobe with Pauline Baynes.


“Read Before You Write” by Roger Sutton
MFA programs and other paths into children’s books.

Foreign Correspondence
“Kids’ Own Publishing” by Margaret Robson Kett
An Australian publisher’s model of artist-led bookmaking.

“YA Meets the Real: Fiction and Nonfiction That Take On the World” by Marina Budhos
Raising teens’ awareness through literature.

From The Guide
“YA Horror”
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.

“Instructions Found After the Flood” by J. Patrick Lewis


Horn Boo!
A roundup of Halloween books.

Book Reviews


On the Web
September/October Starred Books
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed

Cover © 2015 by Alexandra Day. Page 2 art from Noah and the Ark. Illustration © 1998 by Pauline Baynes.


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