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Week in Review, June 17th-21st

  This week on hbook.com... Presenting the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners   From the May/June 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: Our Centennial: The Writer's Page: Mapping My Path by Jack Gantos Blowing the Horn series The Benevolence of Crickets by Linda Sue Park Future and Past by...

Review of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Special Citation

Special Citation The New Brownies’ Book: A Love Letter to Black Families by Karida L. Brown and Charly Palmer Chronicle    208 pp. 10/23    9781797216829    $40.00 This inspiring and impressive volume is a tribute to the original Brownies’ Book: A Monthly Magazine for Children of the Sun (an offshoot of W. E....

Reviews of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture Book Award Winner and Honor Books

Picture Book Winner Do You Remember? by Sydney Smith; illus. by the author Preschool, Primary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp. 10/23    9780823442621    $18.99 e-book ed.  9780823450237    $11.99 A mother and child lie in bed, sharing memories in the dark. Changes in font color and placement guide readers in knowing who is speaking...

Reviews of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction and Poetry Award Winners and Honor Book

Nonfiction and Poetry Winners Nonfiction Winner The Mona Lisa Vanishes: A Legendary Painter, a Shocking Heist, and the Birth of a Global Celebrity by Nicholas Day; illus. by Brett Helquist Intermediate, Middle School    Random House Studio/Random    288 pp. 9/23    9780593643846    $19.99 Library ed.  9780593643853    $22.99 e-book ed.  9780593643860    $11.99 The...

Reviews of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Fiction Award Winner and Honor Books

Fiction Winner Remember Us by Jacqueline Woodson Middle School    Paulsen/Penguin    192 pp. 10/23    9780399545467    $18.99 e-book ed.  9780399545481    $10.99 Sage Durham, a basketball-obsessed Black twelve-year-old, is looking forward to a summer of pick-up games with the boys (she’s always the only girl on the court) in her close-knit 1970s Brooklyn...

Presenting the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners

On Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 12 pm EDT, Horn Book Editor in Chief Elissa Gershowitz announced the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. If you want to relive the excitement, you can watch the archived video here:     2024 BOSTON GLOBE–HORN BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED Prestigious Program Honors...

Celebrate Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth, a day of celebration for many, who commemorate June 19th, 1865, the date enslaved people in Texas finally learned of their emancipation. To view recent recommended books on the subject, click here. For even more discussion of this day, read this Floyd Cooper Talks with Roger and also Robin...

Week in Review, June 10th-14th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the May/June 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: Our Centennial: The Writer's Page: The Lovely Dance: The Alone Together Collaboration of Picture-Book Storytelling by Tanya Lee Stone Blowing the Horn series A Gathering of Excellence by M. T. Anderson and Kevin Hawkes This...

Preview July/August 2024 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards

Special Issue: ALA Awards. Cover art by Vashti Harrison…to be revealed at ALA! Stop by booth 1638 to help complete the puzzle. “The Year in Words and Pictures.” The Horn Book editors discuss the children’s book landscape and the books that pushed boundaries this year. Pam Muñoz Ryan’s Children's Literature...
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