Week in Review, February 12th-16th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com…

The 2018 ALA Youth Media Awards, including the Caldecott and Newbery Medals, were announced on Monday. See how The Horn Book reviewed major award-winners and honor books!

Black History Month 2018 at The Horn Book:

February 2018 issue of the Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: Five questions for Ilyasah Shabazz with Renée Watson, picture-book biographies for #HBBlackHistoryMonth, snowy-day picture books, fantasy graphic novels for middle schoolers, YA stories of love and friendship

Reviews of the Week:

Read Roger: What’s in a name.

Out of the Box:

Calling Caldecott:

Family Reading: On Christopher Myers’s “Orlando”

Events calendar

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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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