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A Note from Me (Mar 5, 2021)

Dear friends: Welcome to March and Women’s History Month! A few years ago, I wrote about our founding editor Bertha Mahony Miller; in this month’s Horn Book Magazine I call attention to new nonfiction, mainly picture book biographies, about women who have made their mark. Off the clock, I’m reading...
      

Table of Contents: March/April 2021 Horn Book Magazine

Cover from Outside, Inside. © 2021 by LeUyen Pham.   Features Nonfiction Windows So White by Marc Aronson A call for diverse perspectives. More Than a Footnote by Carole Boston Weatherford Challenges for BIPOC nonfiction authors. Why Read Books from the Past? by Mitali Perkins An excerpt from Perkins’s forthcoming...
      

Somewhere over the...

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Last week I attended my first virtual book launch, hosted by BookHampton bookstore, for my friend Theresa Trinder's picture book There Is a Rainbow, illustrated by Grant Snider. Theresa described her inspiration for the story, written in the midst of COVID-19 lockdown but looking ahead to brighter days: "It's the idea that...
      

A Note from Me (Feb 26, 2021)

Dear friends: While you are awaiting — I hope you are awaiting — the March/April issue of the Horn Book, we here are busily entrenched in preparing May/June, our annual Special Issue, this time devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Pura Belpré Award, established by ALA and REFORMA in...
      

Purim 2021

The pandemic persisted: But so did we: Happy Purim! For more on the Purim story and the "persistent" Queen Esther see the Guide/Reviews Database subject search Holidays--Purim. Also read Heidi Rabinowitz and Sadaf Siddique's Horn Book Magazine article "We Need Diverse Jewish and Muslim Books:  A Conversation" and visit the...
      

Preview March/April 2021 Horn Book Magazine

Cover art from Outside, Inside by LeUyen Pham. Editorial: Women's History Month “Nonfiction Windows So White”: Marc Aronson calls for diverse perspectives. Carole Boston Weatherford on challenges for BIPOC authors. “Why Read Books from the Past?” An excerpt from Steeped in Stories: Timeless Children’s Novels to Refresh Our Tired Souls...
      

A Note from Me (Feb 5, 2021)

Dear friends: Well, the big snow we were promised for Monday was a big bust. And Punxsutawney Phil says there are six more weeks of this. In the bleak midwinter, slush on slush on slush…. By the way, even though I had not seen the movie Groundhog Day at the...
      

Reviewing outdoor reading

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This is what book reading with grandchildren currently looks like during the still-ongoing COVID-19 pandemic: We bundle up – to the teeth, to the ears, sometimes only to the neck, depending on the Ohio weather – tighten our face masks, and, if necessary, sit both on and under blankets. If...
      

A Note from Me (Jan 22, 2021)

Dear friends: Great day! (I write on Wednesday; those of you unhappy with my remarks about the former president last week can go ahead and hate me all over again, if you’re still reading.) We also announced a new Calling Caldecott mock vote winner on Thursday, but (it being Wednesday)...
      

A Note from Me (Jan 15, 2021)

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Dear friends: You know, with a panicking gangster/terrorist still occupying the White House, it’s not easy to write this letter on a Wednesday for publication two days later. Who knows what will happen between now and then? Please join me in looking forward to January 20th. Until then, join me...

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