BGHB19 Slideshow

The 2019 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards were presented on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Simmons University. We were joined by winners and honorees: Kekla Magoon, Yuyi Morales, Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy, Miranda Paul and Jason Chin, and Adib Khorram. Jarrett J. Krosoczka's wife and extremely poised ten-year-old daughter accepted on his behalf. Traci Sorell, Frané Lessac, and Angie Thomas had their memorable and heartfelt remarks read aloud. Maxine Beneba Clarke and Van Thanh Rudd sent videos from Melbourne (Van's wearing shades because of hay fever season Down Under).

Look for those speeches in the upcoming January/February 2020 issue of The Horn Book Magazine, with original cover art by Van Thanh Rudd. For now, enjoy some of our favorite moments from the ceremony and reception. Thanks as always to The Boston Globe and to photographer Aram Boghosian for capturing the event. Click the tag BGHB19 for more.

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