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Horn Book Magazine — March/April 2018

March/April 2018 Horn Book Magazine

Table of Contents


“An Interview with Regina Hayes” by Leonard S. Marcus
The Viking Children’s Books editor-at-large reflects on a five-decade-long career — from blue-haired ladies to James Marshall, Mildred  D. Taylor, Jon and Lane, and Sarah Dessen.

“A Preponderance of Pink: A Conversation with Kathleen T. Horning” by Martha V. Parravano & Elissa Gershowitz
The Cooperative Children’s Book Center’s  director discusses gender, picture books, and  one overworked color.


“Make Room in the Reading Tent” by Roger Sutton
A children’s book–themed summer camp?  That’s our kind of camping.

New for New Readers
“An Easy Reader Renaissance” by Horn Book editors
The first in a new series highlighting books  for emerging readers, with recommendations from both the Magazine and the Guide.

Field Notes
“Camp Read-a-Rama: Learning to ‘Live Books'” by Michelle H. Martin
A reading-oriented camp designed  to combat “summer slide.”

From The Guide
“New for New Readers”
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.


Book Reviews

Audiobook Reviews


On the Web

March/April Starred Books


Index to Books Reviewed

Cover from Written and Drawn by Henrietta. Illustration by Liniers. © 2015 by Liniers &  TOON Books, an imprint of RAW Junior, LLC. Page 1 art from Fox on Wheels. Illustration © 1983 by James Marshall.


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