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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, June 6th-10th

This week on hbook.com…For LGBT Pride Month, we’re highlighting articles about LGBTQIA+ characters and children’s book luminaries — one a day throughout June. This week's picks: "Five Gay Picture-Book Prodigies and the Difference They’ve Made" by Barbara Bader (March/April 2015 Horn Book Magazine) Editorial: "The Difference That Made Them" by...
      

♫Notes is bustin' out all over!♫

It's the second Wednesday of the month, and you know what that means: June's Notes from the Horn Book newsletter — the 100th issue, in fact! — is headed your way.This issue has 5Q for author/Broadway veteran Tim Federle about his novel The Great American Whatever, other queer-centric books for...
      

Five questions for Tim Federle

Photo: Beowulf SheehanTim Federle, well known for his middle-grade novels Better Nate Than Ever and its sequel Five, Six, Seven, Nate! (both Simon, 8–12 years), recently published his YA debut The Great American Whatever (Simon, 14 years and up). We asked the versatile writer and Broadway veteran about his reading...
      

From the Editor - June 2016

We've just announced the 2016 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards — and via video no less! — the fiftieth time we've done so (which is a lot if not quite enough to constitute a fiftieth anniversary; ask a math teacher). The awards will be conferred in a ceremony on September 30th...
      

Fathers, sons, and grandfathers

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The bonds between a son and his father or grandfather can be strong yet complicated. The following books offer middle schoolers a glimpse into some tricky, loving family relationships.In Kwame Alexander's verse novel Booked (a companion in structure and theme to his 2015 Newbery Award–winning The Crossover), eighth grader Nick...
      

Party animals

Newly independent readers will go wild for these animal adventures with a hearty helping of wacky, slapsticky humor.A Goofy Guide to Penguins by twin-brother team Jean-Luc Coudray and Philippe Coudray supplies "everything you never, ever asked about penguins!" In an early-reader, four-panels-per-spread graphic-novel format, young Emperor penguins ask and answer...
      

Arts and letters

STEM's great and all, but these picture-book biographies — about two fine artists, a musician, and a wordsmith — show that a career in arts and letters can be more than just a dream.In Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois, Amy Novesky presents an exquisite portrait of modern...
      

YA with pride

June is LGBT Pride Month. Before, during, and after the parades have been attended and the rainbow cakes baked, readers can find queer-centric tales of love, struggle, and discovering one's identity in the following books.It's Pride Week in San Francisco in Nina LaCour and David Levithan's You Know Me Well,...
      

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

Five questions for Tim FederleBetter Nate than Ever by Tim Federle, Simon, 8–12 years.Five, Six, Seven, Nate! by Tim Federle, Simon, 8–12 years.The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle, Simon, 14 years and up.YA with prideYou Know Me Well by Nina LaCour and David Levithan, St. Martin’s Griffin, 14 years...

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