Horn Book starred reviews March/April 2018

art from MARTIN RISING by Brian Pinkney

The following books will receive starred reviews in the March/April issue of The Horn Book Magazine. Also in March/April: summer reading camp, easy readers, gender in picture books, and an interview with Viking's Regina Hayes. It's a good issue.



Love; by Matt de la Peña; illustrated by Loren Long(Putnam)

This Is the Nest That Robin Built; written and illustrated by Denise Fleming (Beach Lane/Simon)

The Poet X; by Elizabeth Acevedo (HarperTeen)

The Journey of Little Charlie; by Christopher Paul Curtis (Scholastic)

Wed Wabbit; by Lissa Evans (Fickling/Scholastic)

The Parker Inheritance; by Varian Johnson (Levine/Scholastic)

The Prince and the Dressmaker; written and illustrated by Jen Wang (First Second/Roaring Brook)

Martin Rising: Requiem for a King; by Andrea Davis Pinkney; illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Scholastic)

Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot; by Winifred Conkling (Algonquin)

Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam; by Elizabeth Partridge (Viking)

Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere; by Barb Rosenstock; illus. by Katherine Roy (Little, Brown)


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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