Reviews added to the (new!) HB Guide Online July 2019

We’re excited to announce our first batch of new reviews since the launch of the new Horn Book Guide Online! Among the newly uploaded reviews in the database are excerpted Horn Book Magazine reviews, more titles from the Horn Book’s summer reading list, and the remaining 2019 Boston Globe–Horn Book winners and honorees.

Noteworthy titles in this crop of reviews include 2018 BGHB-winner Elizabeth Acevedo’s latest YA novel With the Fire on High (starred in the May/June 2019 Horn Book Magazine); Kwame Alexander’s moving poem, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, about Black achievement, The Undefeated (starred in the March/April 2019 Horn Book Magazine); Hervé Tullet’s new interactive book for preschoolers, I Have an Idea; a graphic-novel adaptation (by P. Craig Russell) of Lois Lowry’s classic The Giver; and much more.

Check back monthly for newly added reviews — both excerpts of Horn Book Magazine reviews as well as a diverse array of fiction and nonfiction recommended by the Guide. And subscribe to the Guide today!

Katrina Hedeen

Katrina Hedeen is former managing editor and projects editor for The Horn Book, Inc.

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