The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at SLJ‘s Day of Dialog, Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton announced the 2019 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. A winner and two honor books were selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. Click here to read the press release announcing the 2019 BGHB Award winners and honorees and watch the announcement video below.


First presented in 1967 and customarily announced in June, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature.

Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. Two Honor Books may be named in each category.

The winning titles must be published in the United States but they may be written or illustrated by citizens of any country. The awards are chosen by an independent panel of three judges who are annually appointed by the Editor of the Horn Book.


 

2019 Winners and Honor Books
Video of 2019 Awards announcement

2018 Winners and Honor Books
Video of 2018 Awards announcement

2017 Winners and Honor Books
Video of 2017 Awards announcement

2016 Winners and Honor Books
Video of 2016 Awards announcement

2015 Winners and Honor Books

2014 Winners and Honor Books

2013 Winners and Honor Books
Video from 2013 ceremony

2012 Winners and Honor Books
Video from 2012 ceremony

2011 Winners and Honor Books
Video from 2011 ceremony

Past Winners and Honor Books

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