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Week in Review, October 29th – November 2nd

This week on hbook.com… From the November/December 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Table of Contents Editorial: “Into the Hundred Acre Wood” by Roger Sutton “Why Sensitivity Readers Matter: (And Why We Should Call Them Something Else)” by Jason Low Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Samurai Scarecrow: A Very Ninja Halloween by Rubin […]

Week in Review, October 15th – 26th

This week (and last week!) on hbook.com… We won a prize! October 2018 Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: Election Day 2018, Empowering Girls and Women, Promoting Tolerance, Plagues and Medical Breakthroughs Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: A Gift from Abuela by Cecilia Ruiz; illus. by the author; and Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger; illus. […]

ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo at Cambridge Public Library

Yesterday the Cambridge (MA) Public Library hosted a VIP visitor — Loida Garcia-Febo, President of the American Library Association. Garcia-Febo is on a tour throughout the year visiting six libraries across the country to discuss her message “Libraries = Strong Communities.” In the Curious George room of the Children’s Library, Garcia-Febo met with students from […]

2018 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards Honorable Mention

The Horn Book is pleased to announce that our May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference won a 2018 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards Honorable Mention citation, “celebrating uncompromising journalism and gorgeous design” (B2B — Full Issue — Education/Public Works category). Much of that issue’s content is up on our website — […]

Boston Book Festival 2018 — Happy with Horn Book-ers

We always enjoy attending the Boston Book Festival (and thank you to the Boston Globe for sponsoring our booth!). The festival was celebrating its tenth year at Copley Square; its second in East Boston; and its first in Roxbury, in partnership with the Boston Public Library, the Roxbury Cultural District, and (Friend of The Horn […]

Week in Review, October 8th – 12th

This week on hbook.com… 2018 BGHB celebration roundup October 2018 Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Kate DiCamillo on Louisiana’s Way Home, middle-grade novels about finding — or making — home, primary illustrated poetry collections, middle-school and YA novels about girls, ghosts, and ghouls Editor in Chief Roger Sutton on the kidlitwomen* podcast: part […]

2018 BGHB celebration roundup

We’re not done celebrating the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards just yet! Here’s a roundup of our coverage of the ceremony and reception last Friday; look for more (including the moving and inspiring acceptance speeches) in the January/February 2019 issue of The Horn Book Magazine. On the 2018 winners and ceremony October 5th Boston Globe–Horn […]

2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book ceremony timeline

Did you miss the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards on Friday, October 5th? Just want to relive the excitement of the ceremony? We’ve compiled a timeline of the evening’s highlights based on tweets by our staff and other attendees. See a slideshow of photos from the ceremony and reception here. For even more, click on the […]

BGHB18 Slideshow

The 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards were presented on Friday, October 5, 2018, at Simmons College. The ceremony was inspiring, surprising, and cathartic (what a week it was) due to the moving speeches delivered by this year’s award winners and honorees (great choices, judges!). Look for those speeches in the upcoming January/February 2019 issue of The […]

From the Editor – October 2018

We presented the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards on October 5th, and, as far as anyone has told me, a good time was had by all. Please look at our online BGHB coverage for photos of the event and for more about this year’s winners. Roger Sutton Editor in Chief