Week in Review, May 28th-June 1st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com…


Yesterday, May 31st, editor in chief Roger Sutton and Boston Globe Foundation president Emily Procknal announced the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners and honorees! Watch the announcement video, see the press release, and read the Horn Book's reviews here.

From the May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference: "The Writer’s Page: The Un-Hero’s Journey" by Kekla Magoon

"The Book That Changed My Life" series:

See a roundup of all of the essays here.

May/June 2018 Publishers' Previews: Diverse Voices: 5Q for Justina Ireland, Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson, Pénélope Bagieu, Jewell Parker Rhodes, and Lesa Cline-Ransome

Reviews of the Week:


Read Roger: BGHB announced tomorrow!

Out of the Box: “The Book That Changed My Life” series roundup

Family Reading: On Madelyn Travis’s “Thank Heavens for Hugo, or When Size Matters”


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Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, formerly editor of The Horn Book Guide, is a freelance children’s and YA editor. She's also a former bookseller who 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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