Preview September/October 2019 Horn Book Magazine

Cover art from Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat by Doreen Cronin, illustration copyright 2013 by Betsy Lewin. 

Kirkus children’s editor Vicky Smith considers book discussion guidelines for the twenty-first century. 

“Black Kids Camp Too…Don’t They?”: Michelle H. Martin on why #WeNeedDiverseOutdoorBooks. 

Kitty Flynn wishes a happy twenty-fifth anniversary to Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley’s It’s Perfectly Normal

Cathryn M. Mercier, director of the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons University, pays tribute in memoriam to director emerita Susan P. Bloom. 

“Reading with Sophie”: Catherine Shepard on choosing books to read with her teenage daughter who has autism and developmental delays. 

Borderlands: Readers’ theater makes books come alive for middle schoolers in Dean Schneider’s classroom. 

Field Notes: Theo Heras on IBBY Canada’s Readers and Refugees program. 

Horn BOO!: a roundup of Halloween books. 

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