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2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards speeches


Follow the links below to be inspired, moved, awed, and entertained by the complete 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards speeches (and while you’re at it, re-watch the 2016 BGHB announcement with Roger Sutton and Linda Pizzuti Henry — you won’t regret it!). Click on the tags BGHB16 and HBAS16 for timelines, pictures, and more. Photos, judges’ intros, and other information can be found in the January/February 2017 Horn Book Magazine. And as a bonus, we’re including M. T. Anderson’s riveting and timely (and funny!) Horn Book at Simmons Keynote on the theme Out of the Box: “Outside the Box.”


Fiction Award Winner
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Fiction Honor Books


Nonfiction Award Winner
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin

Nonfiction Honor Books


Picture Book Award Winner
Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph
by Roxane Orgill; illus. by Francis Vallejo

Picture Book Honor Books

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