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Week in Review, April 16th-20th

This week on hbook.com… video of “Making a Difference in Our Nation’s Library: An Interview with Dr. Carla Hayden” (text coming in May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference) Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes; illus. by Scott Magoon Fiction: Between the […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Five questions for Margarita Engle

Poet Margarita Engle is the author of poetry collections (Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics), picture-book biographies (Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music; The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano), memoir (Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings), and works of historical fiction (Lion Island, Silver People, Hurricane Dancers, The […]

Week in Review, April 9th-13th

This week on hbook.com… April Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Tomi Adeyemi, bad blood, preschoolers’ life lessons, the power of poetry, listening to friends and family April Horn Book Herald: Spring News: 5Q for Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle, National Poetry Month 2018, Earth Day 2018, making a difference, signs of springtime […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News

Spring is here, and with it comes this Spring News edition of our Horn Book Herald e-newsletter, a bimonthly supplement to Notes from the Horn Book. April is National Poetry Month, and we’re thrilled to kick off the newsletter with our Five Questions interview with Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle! Five questions for Margarita […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Signs of Springtime

• Spring 2018 Horn Book Guide • Calling Caldecott: April picture books on the radar • Lucha Libros: Bilingual Battle of the Books • More Signs of Springtime: themed booklists about bikes (and 5Qs with a librarian on one!), bunnies, birdies, and baseball       From the April 2018 Spring News edition of The […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Making a Difference

• Horn Book Magazine May/June 2018 Special Issue: Making a Difference • Family Reading: A Place for All Families • Boston’s #MarchforOurLives rally • With a Little Help from Their Friends • Refugees Welcome Here • Autism Acceptance/Awareness Month • Library Legislation and Literacy as Liberation • #KidLitWomen   From the April 2018 Spring News […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Earth Day

• Updated Earth Day booklist • Fostering Wonder and Wonder-full World • What Makes a Good Science Book? • Science Books and the Caldecott • On Raising a Scientist (Who Happens to Be a Girl)       From the April 2018 Spring News edition of The Horn Book Herald.

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Poetry Month

• Five Questions for Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle • The Power of Poetry (from Notes from the Horn Book), National Poetry Month 2018 (from Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book), and Poetry Reviews of the Week • How I Discovered YA Poetry by Marilyn Nelson • Haiku: A Small Poem with Great Potential […]

From the Editor – April 2018

April in Boston means Opening Day for the Red Sox, April Fools’ Day jokes (Shoshana is responsible for this year’s #TBTV), signs of springtime, and our upcoming Horn Book Herald: Spring News e-newsletter. Topics include: the environment (Earth Day is April 22) and poetry (April is also National Poetry Month), and we are thrilled that […]

Week in Review, April 2nd-6th

This week on hbook.com… May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference preview and starred reviews Rob Sanders Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: A Most Unusual Day by Sydra Mallery; 
illus. by E. B. Goodale Fiction: The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson Nonfiction: Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam by […]