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Juxtaposed jackets

It's fun when this happens: Show us YOUR #juxtaposedjackets here or on social media! Twitter @HornBook | Facebook.com/TheHornBook | Instagram @thehornbook  And enjoy these matchy-matchy Horn Book observations. ...

Editorial: A Book of One's Own (March/April 2021)

March is Women’s History Month, and although we didn’t plan it this way, it turns out that our book review section has a mind of its own, including no fewer than thirteen new nonfiction titles devoted to the achievements of a diverse ­gallery of women, heroes every one. Historically, they...

Table of Contents: March/April 2021 Horn Book Magazine

Cover from Outside, Inside. © 2021 by LeUyen Pham.   Features Nonfiction Windows So White by Marc Aronson A call for diverse perspectives. More Than a Footnote by Carole Boston Weatherford Challenges for BIPOC nonfiction authors. Why Read Books from the Past? by Mitali Perkins An excerpt from Perkins’s forthcoming...

Week in Review, February 22nd-26th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the January/February 2021 Horn Book Magazine: Publishers' Previews: Middle-Grade - Five Questions for... B. B. Alston | Gary Paulsen | David Levithan | Hena Khan   Read Roger: A Note from Me (Feb 26, 2021)   Family Reading: Somewhere over the... by Elissa...

Somewhere over the...

Last week I attended my first virtual book launch, hosted by BookHampton bookstore, for my friend Theresa Trinder's picture book There Is a Rainbow, illustrated by Grant Snider. Theresa described her inspiration for the story, written in the midst of COVID-19 lockdown but looking ahead to brighter days: "It's the idea that...

A Note from Me (Feb 26, 2021)

Dear friends: While you are awaiting — I hope you are awaiting — the March/April issue of the Horn Book, we here are busily entrenched in preparing May/June, our annual Special Issue, this time devoted to the 25th anniversary of the Pura Belpré Award, established by ALA and REFORMA in...

Publishers' Preview: Middle-Grade: Five Questions for Hena Khan

This interview originally appeared in the January/February 2021 Horn Book Magazine as part of the Publishers’ Previews: Middle-Grade, an advertising supplement that allows participating publishers a chance to each highlight a book from its current list. They choose the books; we ask the questions. Sponsored by In Amina’s Song, sequel...

Purim 2021

The pandemic persisted: But so did we: Happy Purim! For more on the Purim story and the "persistent" Queen Esther see the Guide/Reviews Database subject search Holidays--Purim. Also read Heidi Rabinowitz and Sadaf Siddique's Horn Book Magazine article "We Need Diverse Jewish and Muslim Books:  A Conversation" and visit the...

Publishers' Preview: Middle-Grade: Five Questions for David Levithan

This interview originally appeared in the January/February 2021 Horn Book Magazine as part of the Publishers’ Previews: Middle-Grade, an advertising supplement that allows participating publishers a chance to each highlight a book from its current list. They choose the books; we ask the questions. Sponsored by Six days after The...
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