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Preview January/February 2019 Horn Book Magazine

January/February 2019 Horn Book Magazine

Original cover art by Jillian Tamaki.

Horn Book Fanfare: Our choices for the best books of 2018.

Coverage of the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards: judges’ remarks, speeches, photos.

Uma Krishnaswami asks: “Why Stop at Windows and Mirrors?” and looks at the ways books can act as “prisms.”

#KidLitWomen* co-founder Grace Lin asks white authors who want to be allies to “Speak with Us, Not for Us.”

Happy Anniversary! Roger Sutton kicks off a new column with a look back at John Donovan’s I’ll Get There. It Better Be Worth the Trip., which turns fifty in 2019.

Eugene Yelchin remembers Vladimir Radunsky’s “gleeful, rebellious, innovative” work influenced by the Soviet avant-garde.

Dinah Stevenson’s “professional collaboration and precious friendship” with Russell Freedman.

“Exotic Animals, Book for Children”: a poem by Naomi Shihab Nye.

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