Subscribe to The Horn Book

Horn Book Magazine – November/December 2015

November/December 2015 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents


“An Interview with Kate DiCamillo” by Elissa Gershowitz
A lively chat over breakfast with the outgoing National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

“’Children, Children, What Do You See?’” by Megan Dowd Lambert
Excerpted from Reading Picture Books with Children, a new book that explores Lambert’s “Whole Book Approach” to storytime.

“Comics Are Picture Books: A (Graphic) Novel Idea” by Elisa Gall and Patrick Gall
A call to “think outside the panels.”


“We’re Not Rainbow Sprinkles” by Roger Sutton
Why checking off boxes isn’t diversity.

Field Notes
“On Propagating Literacy” by A. S. King
Helping readers flourish at an adult literacy center in Ireland.

The Writer’s Page

“A Method to the Madness: One Graphic Novelist’s Process” by Matt Phelan
“It begins with words, although I know it will end with pictures.”

From The Guide
“Comics for Middle Graders”
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.


Holiday High Notes

Book Reviews

Audiobook Reviews


On the Web

November/December Starred Books


Index to Books Reviewed

Index to Advertisers

Cover © 2015 by Rubin Pingk. Page 1 art from Bink & Gollie. Illustration © 2010 by Tony Fucile.


Comment Policy:
  1. Be respectful, and do not attack the author, people mentioned in the article, or other commenters. Take on the idea, not the messenger.
  2. Don't use obscene, profane, or vulgar language.
  3. Stay on point. Comments that stray from the topic at hand may be deleted.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through (though some comments with links to multiple URLs are held for spam-check moderation by the system). If you see something objectionable, please let us know. Once a comment has been flagged, a staff member will investigate.

We accept clean XHTML in comments, but don't overdo it and please limit the number of links submitted in your comment. For more info, see the full Terms of Use.

Speak Your Mind