Table of Contents: September/October 2020 Horn Book Magazine

Cover from The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo! ­Illustration © 2019 by Raymond McGrath.



Children’s Books and Contradictions by Emma Otheguy
COVID-19, New York City, and books.

A profile of Kadir Nelson by Kwame Alexander
The author of The Undefeated fetes the book’s artist, winner of the Caldecott Medal and CSK Illustrator Award.




Effin’ Jeez by Roger Sutton
We miss physical books...even F&Gs.

In Memoriam

Lee Kingman Natti by Lolly Robinson

The Writer’s Page

“At the Mercy or Whim of Others” by Zetta Elliott
The policing of protest in children’s publishing.

Happy Anniversary

His Dark Materials by Katie Bircher
Looking back at Philip Pullman’s trilogy as it celebrates two publishing milestones.

Field Notes

Teaching Infinite Hope by Dean Schneider
A middle-school teacher shares with students his dear friend Ashley Bryan’s work.



Horn BOO!
A roundup of new Halloween titles.

Book Reviews



On the Web

September/October Starred Books


Index to Advertisers

Index to Books Reviewed

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