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Horn Book Magazine – May/June 2016

May/June 2016 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Collaborations


“Lucky Lady” by Lydie Raschka
Vera B. Williams and Chris Raschka collaborate on her last book.

“Learning to Advise Writers” by Rita Williams-Garcia
On mentoring MFA students.

“Pictures in My Head” by Ann Rider
How an editor pairs an author with “just the right illustrator.”

“Was Jo March a Ravenclaw?: Authors, Fans, and Who Makes the Rules” by Shoshana Flax
Fanfiction and other things that can happen to books outside their covers.

“Nerdy for Life” by Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp
Nerdy Book Club members have one thing in common: a voracious love of reading.


“&” by Martha V. Parravano
All about connections.

Foreign Correspondence
“Translator: Trafficking Between Cultures” by Elena Abós
“The text originates in one culture and has to arrive safely in another.”

Field Notes
“Loud in the Library” by Liz Phipps Soeiro
Creating social activists at school.

What Makes a Good…?
“What Makes a Good Storytime?” by Julie Roach

From The Guide
Picture Books in Translation
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.

Authors, illustrators, and editors share the ways they work together.
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
Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki


Book Reviews


On the Web
May/June 2016 Starred Books
Teamwork: Contributor Notes and Index
Index to Books Reviewed
Index to Advertisers

Cover photo of collaborators Chris Raschka and Vera B. Williams by Lydie Raschka. Page 2 art © 2016 by Chris Raschka.


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