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Week in Review, May 13th – May 17th

This week on hbook.com Summer Reading 2019 featuring 5Q for Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña From May/June 2019 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50: “Walking My Own Path” by Renée Watson “The Greatest Review I’ll Ever Get” by Christopher Paul Curtis “Words and Music” by Eloise Greenfield Reviews of the Week: […]

2019 Summer Reading Recommendations

What could be better than icy-cold raspados on a hot summer day? Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña’s new picture book My Papi Has a Motorcycle has had us dreaming of shave ice since our Five Questions Summer Reading interview revealed their favorite flavors (limon for Zeke; for Isabel: “Strawberry and maybe pineapple. The fresh fruit […]

Week in Review, May 6th – 10th

This week on hbook.com From May/June 2019 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50: “Let Our Rejoicing Rise” by Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop Lift Every Voice: “From One Book to Many” by Rita Williams-Garcia Lift Every Voice: “A Matter of Choice” by Shadra Strickland CSK by the Numbers compiled by Nick […]

Week in Review, April 29th – May 3rd

This week on hbook.com From May/June 2019 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50: Table of Contents Editorial: “Behold the Gold!” by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Rudine Sims Bishop “CSK: 50 Years Strong” by Claudette S. McLinn Andrea Beaty Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: There Are No […]

Week in Review, April 22nd – 26th

This week on hbook.com… Double batch of Publishers’ Previews: Middle-Grade Novels: Dan Gemeinhart, Yoon Ha Lee, Erin Bow (January/February 2019 Horn Book Magazine) Spring 2019: Jasmine Warga, Eloise Greenfield, Remy Lai, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (March/April 2019 Horn Book Magazine) Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Poetree by Shauna LaVoy Reynolds; illus. by Shahrzad Maydani  Fiction: Dealing […]

Week in Review, April 15th – 19th

This week on hbook.com… David Elliott Talks with Roger about Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Carl and the Meaning of Life by Deborah Freedman Fiction: The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James by Ashley Herring Blake Nonfiction: Two Brothers, Four Hands: The Artists Alberto and Diego Giacometti […]

Week in Review, April 8th – 12th

This week on hbook.com… April 2019 issue of Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Christian Robinson, picture books that “spring into nature,” poetry collections, grief in middle-grade and middle-school novels April 2019: Spring News issue of The Horn Book Herald: 5Q for Raúl the Third, National Library Week, National Poetry Month, signs of springtime […]

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: National Poetry Month

• Five Questions for Margarita Engle • “How I Discovered YA Poetry” by Marilyn Nelson • What Makes Good Poetry? e-newsletter • Roger Talks with Andrea Davis Pinkney (video) and with Nikki Giovanni and Ashley Bryan • Be “the Hero and the Author” of Your Story: Elizabeth Acevedo at Simmons University • Recommended Poetry Titles […]

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Signs of Springtime

March/April Horn Book Magazine Spring into Nature, Earth Day (April 22), and Conservation April Fools’ Day KidLitCon 2019 More Signs of Springtime: themed booklists about bikes (and 5Qs with a librarian on one!), bunnies, birdies, and baseball From the April 2019: Spring News issue of The Horn Book Herald.

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: National Library Week

The theme of this year’s National Library Week (April 7-13, 2019) is: Libraries = Strong Communities. • Upcoming May/June Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: The CSK Book Awards at 50 • Roger Sutton’s 2018 interview with Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden • ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo at Cambridge Public Library • Librarianship and information […]