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Week in Review, April 12th-16th

  This week on hbook.com... April Notes from the Horn Book Newsletter: 5Qs for Linda Sue Park about The One Thing You'd Save; 7 new middle-grade titles for National Poetry Month; celebrate Earth Day next week with nonfiction picture books about protecting and appreciating animals; 6 new YA titles centering...

Ramadan

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The Islamic month of Ramadan is a solemn holiday of fasting, charity, and additional prayer, culminating in the joyous feasting of Eid al-Fitr. Ramadan mubarak to those observing, and Happy Eid! We’d like to call your attention to reading suggestions from our friends at KitaabWorld, who review and recommend children’s...

Week in Review, April 5th-9th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the March/April 2021 Horn Book Magazine: The Writer's Page: Hello Again by Kimberly Willis Holt   Read Roger: A Note from Me (Apr 9, 2021)   Family Reading National Library Week by Elissa Gershowitz National Siblings Day by Elissa Gershowitz   Out of...

Reading for Holocaust Remembrance Day

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day (established by the United Nations General Assembly) is January 27 and Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, the United States, and other countries) is in April or May (in 2021 it's April 8). All of the following titles were recommended by The Horn Book Magazine and...

Week in Review, March 29th-April 2nd

  This week on hbook.com... Beverly Clearly 1916-2021   From the March/April 2021 Horn Book Magazine: Field Notes: "But Are They Level O?": Leveled Reading and Antiracism by Maeve Visser Knoth   Read Roger: A Note from Me (Apr 2, 2021)   Family Reading: Transgender Day of Visibility by Kitty...

Pop! Goes the E-book

Photo: wjenningsphotography/Getty Images. All montaged elements: Getty Images (various artists). Since we began working remotely, e-books have become a major part of our lives. They’re convenient in some ways, and necessary to our current situation, but there’s nothing like the “real” thing, especially when a book has tactile elements like...

Women's History Month 2021, Week 5

March is Women's History Month. To celebrate the accomplishments of women and female-identifying people, we will be highlighting recent recommended nonfiction titles "devoted to the achievements of a diverse ­gallery of women, heroes every one." Look for the social media tag #HBWomensHistoryMonth on Facebook.com/TheHornBook and @HornBook as we share posts...

Week in Review, March 22nd-26th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the March/April 2021 Horn Book Magazine: Why Read Books from the Past? by Mitali Perkins   Read Roger: A Note from Me (Mar 26, 2021)   Family Reading: Passover 2021 by Elissa Gershowitz   Out of the Box: Women's History Month 2021, Week...

Women's History Month 2021, Week 4

March is Women's History Month. To celebrate the accomplishments of women and female-identifying people, we will be highlighting recent recommended nonfiction titles "devoted to the achievements of a diverse ­gallery of women, heroes every one." Look for the social media tag #HBWomensHistoryMonth on Facebook.com/TheHornBook and @HornBook as we share posts...
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