Week in Review, June 6th-10th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com…

For LGBT Pride Month, we’re highlighting articles about LGBTQIA+ characters and children’s book luminaries — one a day throughout June. This week's picks:

June's Notes from the Horn Book newsletter — the 100th issue!: 5Q for Tim Federle, LGBTQ YA, artist and wordsmith picture-book bios, wacky animal adventures, and middle-school father-son novels

June Boston-area events

Reviews of the Week:

Out of the Box:

Podcast: 1.15 — BGHB Awards!

Events calendar

2016 Summer Reading

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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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