From the Editor - March 2021

Welcome to Women’s History Month, which we are celebrating at the Horn Book through March. Really, given the influence Bertha Mahony Miller and her Horn Book sistren still hold upon this company, it’s always Women’s History Month for us, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. I may joke about the “Great Ladies” who brought children’s book publishing and youth librarianship into existence in this country, but we all owe them. And, thankfully, new Great Ladies continue to appear: see the books reviewed above about Claudette Colvin and Darlene Arviso, both still living. As the Stephen Sondheim song has it, “a toast to that invincible bunch”!

From the March 2021 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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