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2022 ALA YMAs for families!

Bright and early on Monday, January 24, the American Library Association announced the winners of its Youth Media Awards (known to some as the Oscars of KidLit), including the Newbery, Caldecott, Children's Literature Legacy, Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator, and many others. Read Horn Book reviews of the winners, and...
      

Reviews of the 2022 Pura Belpré Author Award Winners

Winner The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera Middle School    Levine Querido    336 pp.    g 8/21    978-1-64614-089-3    $17.99 When a solar flare knocks Halley’s Comet off course and sends it hurtling toward Earth, a small group of citizens is selected to leave the planet and colonize a new one to...
      

Reviews of the 2022 Newbery Medal Winners

Winner The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera Middle School    Levine Querido    336 pp.    g 8/21    978-1-64614-089-3    $17.99 When a solar flare knocks Halley’s Comet off course and sends it hurtling toward Earth, a small group of citizens is selected to leave the planet and colonize a new one to...
      

Review of The Last Cuentista

The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera Middle School    Levine Querido    336 pp.    g 8/21    978-1-64614-089-3    $17.99 When a solar flare knocks Halley’s Comet off course and sends it hurtling toward Earth, a small group of citizens is selected to leave the planet and colonize a new one to ensure...
      

Review of El Cucuy Is Scared, Too!

El Cucuy Is Scared, Too! by Donna Barba Higuera; illus. by Juliana Perdomo Preschool, Primary    Abrams    40 pp.    g 7/21    978-1-4197-4445-7    $17.99 e-book ed.  978-1-64700-311-1    $15.54 Ramón, a Mexican American boy, is scared of starting school in a new town. El Cucuy, the Bogeyman in Mexican folklore, lives in a...
      

Publishers' Preview: Diverse Books Spotlight: Five Questions for Donna Barba Higuera

This interview originally appeared in the May/June 2021 Horn Book Magazine as part of the Publishers’ Previews: Diverse Books Spotlight, an advertising supplement that allows participating publishers a chance to each highlight a book from its current list. They choose the books; we ask the questions. Sponsored by In the...
      

Lighting the Candle: Unearthing a Writer

Mrs. Arnoldus (top row, third from left) and Donna Barba Higuera (second row from top, far left). Photo courtesy of Donna Barba Higuera. When word spread that homeroom assignments had gone out, every sixth grader at Roosevelt School waited by their mailbox, promising God they’d be good the rest of...
      

Review of Lupe Wong Won't Dance

Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera Intermediate, Middle School    Levine Querido    272 pp.    g 9/20    978-1-64614-003-9    $17.99 e-book ed.  978-1-64614-004-6    $17.99 The only thing standing between Lupe Wong and her chance to meet fellow Chinacan (or is it Mexinese?) Fu Li Hernandez, “the first Asian/Latino pitcher in the...
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