Preview November/December 2020 Horn Book Magazine

Cover art from Once upon a Winter Day by Liza Woodruff. Published by Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House.

Elizabeth Partridge on writing as an act of defiance.

A Call to Action from The Brown Bookshelf by Paula ChaseCheryl Willis HudsonWade HudsonKelly Starling LyonsOlugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, and Renée Watson “to imagine a new way of doing business, and abandon anti-Black and racist practices.”

Marjorie Ingall asks, “What Makes a Good Hanukkah Picture Book?”

The Writer’s Page: Nikki Grimes on navigating the n-word.

New for New Readers: Grace Maccarone describes her process in editing an innovative easy-reader picture book series.

Field Notes: Amy Kellman on teaching children’s literature to older adults.

Holiday High Notes book reviews.

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