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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, May 9th-13th

This week on hbook.com…Our 2016 Summer Reading List is out! Head on over to the annotated list to read why we love these titles, then download the PDF to take with you to the library or bookstoreTo accompany the May/June 2016 Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Collaborations, a...
      

May Notes is out!

May's Notes from the Horn Book newsletter has 5Q for Mordicai Gerstein about the infuriating-but-endearing deity of his new picture book I Am Pan! In this issue you'll also find more new takes on old tales light-hearted fantasy novels for intermediate readers middle-school nonfiction about scientific innovations and innovators compelling...
      

Five questions for Mordicai Gerstein

Photo: Jerome RenaultAncient Greece wasn't always so ancient, and sometimes gods just wanna have fun. Using cartoon panels, child-friendly dialogue, and copious humor, Mordicai Gerstein's I Am Pan! (Roaring Brook, 4–8 years) gives us a first-person, picture-book Pan whose big personality can't be contained: "Arcadia, here I come!"1. Your appended...
      

From the Editor - May 2016

On June 2nd, the Boston Globe and the Horn Book will be announcing the winners of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for the fiftieth time. Arguments have been raging in the office on the difference between the 50th occurrence of something and the 50th anniversary, which is actually the 51st...
      

Eureka!

Inspire middle-school readers with these true tales of intellectual inquiry, scientific advancement, and STEM trailblazers.In her latest Scientists in the Field series entry Inside Biosphere 2: Earth Science Under Glass, Mary Kay Carson takes readers into the research facility designed to be a self-sustaining model of Earth's environments. The ability...
      

Audio for teens

Who says teenagers never listen? The following YA audiobooks are so compelling that teens will be lost in the stories.The audiobook version of Challenger Deep, Neal Shusterman's novel about one young man's battle with mental illness, reinforces both the disorienting confusion of the disease and the tenuous hopes for its...
      

A little light fantasy

With historical, contemporary, and folkloric set-ups, this selection of new light fantasies has something for every middle-grade fantasy fan.Grayling's Song is a moral tale with a simple lesson: it's not magic but rather "courage, cleverness, imagination, good judgment, and good sense" that make for a hero who can overcome evil....
      

Folktales redux

Three recent picture books offer fresh takes on old tales from the likes of Grimm and Aesop; a fourth paints fairy-tale baddies in a more favorable, relatable light.Holly Hobbie's handsome edition of Hansel & Gretel strikes just the right balance between scary and not-too. The deep green forest is mysterious...
      

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

Five questions for Mordicai GersteinI Am Pan! by Mordicai Gerstein, Roaring Brook, 4–8 years.Folktales reduxHansel & Gretel by Holly Hobbie, Little, Brown, 4–8 years.Hare and Tortoise by Alison Murray, Candlewick, 4–8 years.Little Red by Bethan Woollvin, Peachtree, 4–8 years.Good Night, Baddies by Deborah Underwood, illus. by Juli Kangas, Simon/Beach Lane,...

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