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Review of Alicia and the Hurricane / Alicia y el huracán: A Story of Puerto Rico /Un cuento de Puerto Rico

Alicia and the Hurricane / Alicia y el huracán: A Story of Puerto Rico /Un cuento de Puerto Rico by Lesléa Newman; illus. by Elizabeth Erazo Baez; trans. into Spanish by Georgina LázaroPrimary    Children’s/Lee & Low    40 pp.    g4/22    978-0-89239-455-5    $19.95Newman wrote this book in the aftermath of 2017’s Hurricane...

"How Does Jane Yolen Write a Book?"

Author and poet Lesléa Newman wrote the following appreciation (with apologies to the How Do Dinosaurs? series) in honor of her friend and colleague Jane Yolen's 365th book -- a remarkable achievement. And what better time than Women's History Month to celebrate it? For more from The Horn Book on...

Massachusetts Book Awards 2016

On Tuesday, December 6th, I was lucky to be the plus-one, with amazing school librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro, at the sixteenth annual Massachusetts Book Awards ceremony at the State House, in recognition of "significant works of fiction, https:\/\/\/ArchiveImages\/HB\nonfiction, poetry, and children’s/young adult literature published by Commonwealth residents or about Massachusetts...

AJL 2016

A few days before Roger and Martha set off for ALA, I flew to Charleston for the annual conference of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL). As a member of the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee (named for the author of the All-of-a-Kind Family series; which sibling are you?), I...

Heather and Her Critics

As an out lesbian author of six picture books, five of which depict families with gay or lesbian members, I have been called one of the most dangerous writers living in America today. In fact, in 1994, my book Heather Has Two Mommies was the second most challenged book in...

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