March/April 2020 Horn Book Magazine starred reviews

(image from Hike, by Pete Oswald)

The following books will receive starred reviews in the March-April 2020 issue of The Horn Book Magazine:

A Girl like Me; by Angela Johnson; illustrated by Nina Crews (Millbrook)

Goodnight, Veggies; by Diana Murray; illustrated by Zachariah OHora (Houghton)

Hike; written and illustrated by Pete Oswald (Candlewick)

The Old Truck; written and illustrated by Jarrett Pumphrey and Jerome Pumphrey (Norton)

Mama Baby; written and illustrated by Chris Raschka (Candlewick)

¡Vamos!: Let’s Go Eat; written and illustrated by Raúl the Third; color by Elaine Bay (Versify/Houghton)

Leaving Lymon; by Lesa Cline-Ransome (Holiday)

When Stars Are Scattered; by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed; illustrated by Victoria Jamieson (Dial)

Prairie Lotus; by Linda Sue Park (Clarion)

The Blossom and the Firefly; by Sherri L. Smith (Putnam)

The List of Things That Will Not Change; by Rebecca Stead (Lamb/Random)

In the Woods; by David Elliott; illustrated by Rob Dunlavey (Candlewick)

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera; by Candace Fleming; illustrated by Eric Rohmann (Porter/Holiday)

The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s Presidents; by Kate Messner; illustrated by Adam Rex (Chronicle)

Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom; by Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrated by Michele Wood (Candlewick)


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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