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From the Editor – March 2017

Roger_EdBriant_191x300I’m completely taken with the “Reading Without Walls” challenge made by our National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang. Gene is asking something very simple of each of us: to read one book about a character who doesn’t look like you or live like you OR read one book about subject you don’t know much about OR read one book in a format which you don’t normally read. Basically: try something new! It’s a great idea for readers old or young, seasoned or beginning. You can read more about the challenge in my interview with Gene.

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Roger Sutton
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Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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