2020 BGHB Fiction and Poetry Award winners extras

Roger Sutton, editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc., announced the 2020 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners on May 27th, 2020, at School Library Journal's virtual Day of Dialog in New York City. You can watch the announcement video here and read the press release here.

Read reviews of all of the 2020 Fiction and Poetry winners here; see below for more web extras about them.



The 2020 Boston Globe–Horn Book Fiction and Poetry Award winner is King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender (Scholastic).



Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo (Quill Tree/HarperCollins) received a BGHB Fiction and Poetry Honor.


When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller (Random House) received a BGHB Fiction and Poetry Honor.


Click here for a list of past BGHB winners and honorees. For book reviews, acceptance speeches, and more, click on the tags Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards or BGHB20.

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