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May/June 2016 Horn Book MagazineSpecial Issue: Collaborations

Lydie Raschka describes her husband Chris Raschka’s collaboration with Vera B. Williams on the beloved author/illustrator’s last book.

Author Rita Williams-Garcia talks about her work mentoring MFA students.

Ann Rider, editor, shares her process for pairing an author with “just the right illustrator.”

Foreign Correspondence: Elena Abós on how a translator acts as a bridge between cultures.

Field Notes: how librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro encourages her elementary students to act as agents of change.

The Horn Book’s Shoshana Flax on fanfiction and other things that can happen to books outside their covers.

Nerdy Book Club creators Donalyn Miller & Colby Sharp discuss their collaborative blog.

Librarian Julie Roach demonstrates “What Makes a Good Storytime?”

Teamwork: Insight into the collaborations of book creators including Jen Bryant & Melissa Sweet; JonArno Lawson & Sydney Smith; Vaunda Micheaux Nelson & R. Gregory Christie; Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely; Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm; Candace Fleming & Anne Schwartz; David Fickling & Philip Pullman; and Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki.

From The Guide: Picture Books in Translation

Impromptu: Books back in print and books of professional interest

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