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Preview March/April 2019 Horn Book Magazine

March/April 2019 Horn Book Magazine“In the Breaking, Maybe Something Beautiful”: adapted from Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s 2018 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture.

Author Sayantani DasGupta explains why her #OwnVoices characters don’t wear shoes in the house.

An excerpt from Ebony Elizabeth Thomas’s forthcoming book The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games.

New for New Readers: Sylvie Shaffer asks, “What (Exactly) Is an Easy Reader?”

First Second editorial and creative director Mark Siegel, himself an author-illustrator, examines graphic novels as collaborative projects.

Field Notes: Miriam Lang Budin and Robbin Friedman on reading with incarcerated mothers and their children.

Audiobook reviews.

Impromptu: Complete list of the 2019 ALA YMA winners and more; and announcement of the May/June 2019 Special Issue: CSK at 50.

Cover: Simona Mulazzani from The Home Builders by Varsha Bajaj (Paulsen/Penguin).

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