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Week in Review, June 18th-22nd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com…

One year ago we said goodbye to contributor and Friend of the Horn Book Robin Smith, whom Editor in Chief Roger Sutton rightly called “one of the best things to ever happen to The Horn Book.” Read some of her insightful, impassioned writing about children’s books, then read “Dear Robin,” “WWRD?,” more tributes, and the announcement of Calling Caldecott’s inaugural Robin Smith Picture Book Prize.

From the May/June 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference: “In Memoriam: Remembering Julius Lester” by Richard Michelson

Eoin Colfer Talks with Roger

Reviews of the Week:

Read Roger:

Out of the Box:

Family Reading: Crossing bridges, turning pages

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Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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