From the Editor - August 2019

Back to SCHOOL? Already? Sheesh. You still have time to take some of our summer reading suggestions* and on Friday we will be bringing you — yup — the back-to-school issue of The Horn Book Herald with recommendations, survival tips, and an interview with Celia C. Pérez about her new book, Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers. Go forth and ruffle; go forth and read.

*I've been happily dividing my summer between Ystad and Venice, solving crimes alongside Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander and Donna Leon's Guido Brunetti, respectively. People who think series books are just for kids should grow up.

Roger Sutton
Roger Sutton
Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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