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[See also our Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book archives]   2020 January 2020 Five questions for Kacen Callender Sense of place Intergenerational warmth and wisdom Fascinating figures from twentieth-century history From the Editor February 2020 Five questions for A.S. King about Dig. ALA Awards 2020: Horn Book reviews of...
      

Week in Review, February 8th-12th: Black History Month Week 2

This week on hbook.com…Black History MonthFor Black History Month, we've selected articles by and/or about African American children's book luminaries — one a day throughout February, with a roundup on Fridays. This week's selections: "Decolonizing the Imagination" by Zetta Elliott "The Dillons on the Dillons" by Leo, Diane, and Lee...
      

February's Notes on the way

February's issue of the Notes from the Horn Book newsletter is hitting inboxes now, with five questions for Tanita S. Davis on her new novel Peas and Carrots! You'll also find: more YA about families facing serious situations apps to take preschoolers through the day nonfiction picture books for sports...
      

From the Editor - February 2016

In honor of Black History Month, we are daily posting key articles from the Horn Book archives about the African American experience in children's and young adult literature. Up today: Augusta Baker's "The Changing Image of the Black in Children's Literature," a speech she gave in 1974 in honor of...
      

Of magic and moxie

These books take place in fantastical worlds, but the protagonists' pluck may feel familiar to many intermediate and middle-school readers.Twelve-year-old Gracie Lockwood, the high-spirited heroine of Jodi Lynn Anderson's My Diary from the Edge of the World, lives in a world that's like ours but with a few key differences...
      

Winning sports picture books

Cheating marathoners; a trailblazing sports reporter; a girl shortstop; and an illegal integrated b-ball game. Here are some nonfiction sports picture books that capture the dramatic action both on and off the track/field/court.Meghan McCarthy's The Wildest Race Ever: The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon describes America's first Olympic marathon,...
      

Apps for morning, noon, and night

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Whether following friendly characters through a day of fun or settling users down for sweet dreams, these apps make perfect additions to preschoolers' own busy days.In Fiete: A Day on the Farm, children help sailor Fiete and his farmer friends, Hein and Hinnerk, throughout their busy day. Users wake the...
      

Not your average problem novel

Facing illness, sexuality, family issues, and life-and-death situations, the following teen protagonists maturely and deeply explore the world around them while also looking within themselves.Until the hospital called, asking her mother to pick up elderly Mary, seventeen-year-old Katie — star of Jenny Downham's Unbecoming — didn't even know she had...
      

Five questions for Tanita S. Davis

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Photo: David T. Macknet.Coretta Scott King Author Award honoree (for Mare's War in 2010; Knopf, 13–16 years) Tanita S. Davis's fourth novel, Peas and Carrots (Knopf, 13–16 years), is told through the alternating perspectives of prickly Dess, whose mother is in jail, and privileged Hope, whose family has fostered Dess's...
      

Books mentioned in the February 2016 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Tanita S. DavisPeas and Carrots by Tanita S. Davis, Knopf, 13–16 years.Mare's War by Tanita S. Davis, Knopf, 13–16 years.Not your average problem novelUnbecoming by Jenny Downham, Scholastic, 14 years and up.Rules for 50/50 Chances by Kate McGovern, Farrar, 14 years and up.The Smell of Other People’s...

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