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Women’s History Month 2017

March/April 2017 Horn Book MagazineMarch is Women’s History Month, and now seems like an especially important time to celebrate the achievements of women and girls. Look for the hashtag #HBWomensHistory17 on Facebook and Twitter and here at

We want to call your attention to the gorgeous cover of the just-published March/April issue of The Horn Book Magazine. The subject is children’s publishing legend Charlotte Zolotow (who once caused Roger to quake in his boots); the article is by Charlotte’s daughter, Crescent Dragonwagon; and the artist is Hawa Diallo, Charlotte’s friend, protégé, and late-in-life lead caregiver. You can read more about Hawa’s story at (“Refugee Hawa Diallo Creates Incredible Art“). Great Ladies indeed to kick off Women’s History Month.


Hawa Diallo and Crescent Dragonwagon

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