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july/August 2017 Horn Book MagazineSpecial Issue: ALA Awards

Stunning original cover art by 2017 Caldecott Medal winner Javaka Steptoe.

“The Year in Pictures” and “The Year in Words”: critics Minh Lê and Jonathan Hunt discuss the books of 2016.

Rudine Sims Bishop’s Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award Acceptance speech.

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center’s Diversity Statistics: a conversation between Martha V. Parravano and Kathleen T. Horning.

Nikki Grimes’s Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal acceptance speech.

Junko Yokota’s profile of Nikki Grimes.

Kelly Barnhill’s Newbery Medal acceptance speech.

Karlyn Coleman’s profile of Kely Barnhill.

A reflection from Andrew Aydin, co-winner with Congressman John Lewis of the Coretta Scott King Author Award.

Javaka Steptoe’s Caldecott Medal and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award acceptance speeches.

Azure Thompson’s profile of Javaka Steptoe.

BGHB at 50: Kathleen T. Horning looks back at the 1974 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction winner, Virginia Hamilton’s M.C. Higgins, The Great.

2017 Mind the Gap Awards.

From The Guide: #goodtrouble.

Audiobook reviews.

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