Week in Review, February 22nd-26th: Black History Month Week 4

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com…

Black History Month

For Black History Month, we've selected articles by and/or about African American children's book luminaries — one a day throughout February, with a roundup on Fridays. This week's selections:

Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We're celebrating with a series of Cleary appreciations from the March/April 2016 Horn Book Magazine, beginning with

Remembering Peter Dickinson, 1927-2015

Resources on Harper Lee:

Board Book Roundup: Winter 2016 Edition

Reviews of the Week:

Read Roger: She’ll be swell, she’ll be great! On President Obama’s nomination of Carla D. Hayden to the position of Librarian of Congress

Out of the Box: 

Lolly's Classroom: Illustrated books | Class #5, 2016: Two picture books and three graphic novels

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Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, formerly editor of The Horn Book Guide, is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons University. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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