From the Editor - July 2020

Did you miss the Speeches? We have them — the Coretta Scott King, Newbery, Caldecott, and Legacy acceptance speeches — in the latest issue of The Horn Book Magazine. Print subscribers should be receiving the issue per usual; it is also available in digital format for all comers for free. For now. Already deep into the lockdown, we approached the July/August issue with trepidation (as Chandler Bing might ask, would there even BE speeches?), but I am happy and proud to say that the combined talents of the award winners, their publishers, cover artist Kadir Nelson, the Horn Book editors, and the production team in New York have given us what I think is the finest ALA Awards issue we’ve published in the almost twenty-five years I’ve been here. I hope you like it!

From the July 2020 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

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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