Roger Sutton

2,421 Articles

Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates

Review of The Old Boat

The Old Boat by Jarrett Pumphrey and Jerome Pumphrey; illus. by the authors Primary    Norton    56 pp.    g 3/21    978-1-324-00517-9    $17.95 e-book ed.  978-1-324-00518-6    $17.48 As they did in The Old Truck (rev. 3/20), the brothers Pumphrey find themes of persistence, family, and renewal in the life cycle of a...

Rosemary Wells and Jerry Pinkney Talk with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by   Once upon a time, Rosemary Wells’s great-great-grandfather made a rocking chair, now long lost and in need of a story. With Jerry Pinkney (and I can’t believe these two...

Arthur A. Levine Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by Levine Querido   After twenty-three years as president and publisher at his eponymous imprint at Scholastic, Arthur A. Levine struck out on his own in 2019 to found Levine Querido,...

From the Editor - September 2021

September brings us an annual…celebration? Rite of passage? Holy Day of Obligation? I refer to the first day of school, loved and loathed in probably equal measure. (And that’s just by the teachers.) See our list of great books that acknowledge this momentous occasion and the power of the school...

Alda P. Dobbs Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by   First-time novelist Alda P. Dobbs finds inspiration in her great-grandmother’s experience of the Mexican Revolution of 1910 for Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna. Roger Sutton: This is your first...

Editorial: Barbara Bader 1927–2021 (September/October 2021)

I was very sorry to learn from her daughter about the death of longtime Horn Book contributor Barbara Bader, who passed away on July 11th in Seattle, just a week before what would have been her ninety-fourth birthday. When I began at the Horn Book in 1996, the Magazine had...

Review of You Can't Say That: Writers for Young People Talk About Censorship, Free Expression, and the Stories They Have to Tell

You Can’t Say That: Writers for Young People Talk About Censorship, Free Expression, and the Stories They Have to Tell edited by Leonard S. Marcus Candlewick    220 pp.    g 7/21    978-0-7636-9036-6    $18.99 Marcus, author of many great interviews for The Horn Book Magazine, here compiles interviews with thirteen authors of...

Larry Dane Brimner Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by Calkins Creek / Astra Publishing House   Dating us both, I remember Larry Dane Brimner from countless nonfiction series titles for the Children's Presses and Frankin Wattses of the world,...

A Note from Me (Aug 20, 2021)

Dear friends: Happy Anniversary to me! Yes, Richard and I officially tied the knot* ten years ago today. And to continue in the same nuptial vein: congratulations to eternal friend of the Horn Book Katie Bircher, who got married** to her guy Wilber (who apparently has thus far successfully resisted...

Get access to reviews of books, ebooks, and more

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?

We are currently offering this content for free. Sign up now to activate your personal profile, where you can save articles for future viewing.

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?