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March/April 2016 Horn Book MagazineBeverly Cleary’s 100th birthday: To mark the occasion, publisher David Reuther; authors Elaine Scott, Varian Johnson, Kurtis Scaletta, Kate Messner, and Tony DiTerlizzi; and librarian Julie Roach reflect on Beverly Cleary’s work.

Ibi Zoboi on building a “Fine Bookshelf” of mirror books. Plus, her interview with authors Edwidge Danticat and Rita Williams-Garcia.

The Writer’s Page: Marc Aronson discusses writing narrative nonfiction (versus informational nonfiction) with his wife Marina Budhos.

Field Notes: Betty Carter wonders what new chapter-book readers miss from the picture-book section.

Spring 2016 Publishers’ Previews.

From The Guide: Narrative Nonfiction.

Audiobook reviews.



  1. Cheers to this homage!! And for all of us out here who always wished we had Ramona’s guts to crumple our cheating neighbor’s paper bag owl and then run out of the classroom, let us join in the salute! Paste Wasters, we are not!

  2. Ah, “guts,” Emily. I see what you did there. 🙂

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