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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 6th - 10th

This week on hbook.com…March/April Horn Book Magazine starred reviewsFebruary's Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: 5Q for 2017 Wilder Award winner Nikki Grimes, middle-school books on the U.S.’s history of institutionalized racism, preschool apps featuring animal friends, picture books about children’s experiences as refugees, YA protagonists taking action against authoritarian...
      

February's Notes from the Horn Book

In February's Notes from the Horn Book newsletter — coming your way soon, subscribers! — we chat with author and 2017 Wilder Award winner Nikki Grimes about her new book One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance.More goodies in this issue:• middle-school books delving deeply into the U.S.'s history...
      

Creature-feature apps

These preschool-oriented apps invite young users to explore and learn with new furry (and feathered and…googly-eyed?) friends.Little Kitten opens with a brief (and optional) wordless video introducing our hero, a gray tabby kitten. Following this intro, the kitten — now in a loving home and christened "Crumbs" — plays in...
      

From the Editor - February 2017

To commemorate Black History Month, we are highlighting specific articles, speeches, and reviews from The Horn Book, past and present, that are by and/or about African American authors, illustrators, and luminaries in the field — one a day through the month of February, with a roundup on Fridays. Look for...
      

Dystopian teen heroes

These four novels envision authoritarian societies, some in the future, some not-so-futuristic, that cause their teenage protagonists to take revolutionary action.Under Little Town's strict Regime, no one crosses the border to or from Old Country — until the Duda family arrives as refugees. Protagonist Charlie befriends teenager Pavel Duda and...
      

Notes on Black History Month 2017

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At the 2016 Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium, author Carole Boston Weatherford said, "Some people would like to close the book of our shared history around race because it is uncomfortable and seems 'a long time ago.' But we need to acknowledge realities of that history — from slavery to...
      

Five questions for Nikki Grimes

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Photo: Aaron LemenLast month at ALA Midwinter, Nikki Grimes was announced as winner of the 2017 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her "substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children," the latest honor in a long career that spans poetry, chapter books, picture books, novels, and more (she's also a...
      

Books mentioned in the February 2017 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Nikki GrimesOne Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes, illus. by various artists, Bloomsbury, 11 years and up.Notes on Black History Month 2017Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan, Atheneum/Dlouhy, 8–14 years.You Can Fly: The Tuskegee...
      

Refugee children

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The following recently published picture books focus on very young children's experiences as refugees — fleeing war, unspeakable violence, destruction of all they've known — and hoping against hope they'll be welcomed into a new country where their families can find better lives.In a piercing first-person account, one of the...

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