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September/October 2017 Horn Book MagazineCover art from The Adventures of Sparrowboy by Brian Pinkney.

Editorial by Martha V. Parravano in remembrance of Robin Smith.

“To Inform and Delight: The Elements of Story.” Melissa Sweet’s 2017 Zena Sutherland Lecture.

BGHB at 50: Carole Boston Weatherford looks back at the 1997 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book winner The Adventures of Sparrowboy by Brian Pinkney.

Author E. M. Kokie on “Looking for Queer Girls on the Shelves.”

Cadenza: “For Mrs. Gill, Who Read Us Outside Over There”: a sonnet by Steven Withrow.

The Writer’s Page: E. Lockhart “On Home, Empathy, and Voice.”

Books in the Home: literacy professor Summer Clark shares what her first grader taught her about learning to read.

From The (Ghoulish) Guide: reviews of new Halloween books.

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