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A Note from Me (July 23, 2020)

Dear friends, As I write this I am eating my other lunch, Kashi GO Toasted Berry Crisp with fresh blueberries, dried cranberries, and crystallized ginger in whole milk. It’s a complete sugar bomb. “Mind the Gap” — I do love this slightly obnoxious list the Horn Book allows itself once...
      

National Library Week

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It's National Library Week, the American Library Association's celebration of all things library.  This week we are highlighting #LibrarianswithSuperpowers , including Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden, Book Bike Librarians Ednita Kelly (below) and Liz Phipps Soeiro, and many others.  And because we love you -- here are last year's...
      

ABCs of Racism Parent/Educator Workshop with Wee The People

Wee The People, a Boston-based arts and social justice project, recently brought their “ABCs of Racism” workshop to the Watertown (MA) Free Public Library. (Hi, children’s librarian Kazia Berkley-Cramer, former Horn book intern!) I’ve been to several Wee The People events, with my kids, but this was something different: a...
      

Because of course. #Pride

Massachusetts #LibrariansWithSuperpowers at Boston #Pride 2019...
      

"Why is everything so Spanish in here?"

Anika Aldamuy Denise...to celebrate Día, children! El día de los niños / El día de los libros is a nationwide celebration that “emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.” For the second year in a row, I visited the Connolly Branch of the Boston Public...
      

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: National Library Week

The theme of this year's National Library Week (April 7-13, 2019) is: Libraries = Strong Communities.• Upcoming May/June Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50• Roger Sutton's 2018 interview with Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden• ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo at Cambridge Public Library• Librarianship and...
      

Stand Up! with Anastasia Higginbotham at CPL

On Saturday, February 23, author Anastasia Higginbotham was the special guest at the Cambridge Public Library's Stand Up! Storytime for Social Justice event organized by children's librarian and Friend of the Horn Book Hillary Saxton. Higginbotham is the author of the Ordinary Terrible Things picture book series, including Death Is...
      

ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo at Cambridge Public Library

Yesterday the Cambridge (MA) Public Library hosted a VIP visitor -- Loida Garcia-Febo, President of the American Library Association. Garcia-Febo is on a tour throughout the year visiting six libraries across the country to discuss her message "Libraries = Strong Communities."In the Curious George room of the Children's Library, Garcia-Febo...
      

El día de los niños / El día de los libros

Monday was El día de los niños / El día de los libros, a nationwide celebration that “emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.” This year we were so proud and happy when we heard that Sujei Lugo Vázquez, children’s librarian at the Connolly...
      

Making a Difference in Our Nation’s Library: An Interview with Dr. Carla Hayden

In 2016 Dr. Carla Hayden was confirmed as the fourteenth Librarian of Congress — the first African American and the first woman to hold that position. Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and Dr. Hayden go way back, to their days at the Graduate Library School at the University...

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