Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates

Specific Authors

New for New Readers: Beginning Reader Roundup Fall 2023

The most important things we can do as teachers, librarians, caregivers, and book creators are to understand how children acquire ­reading skills and ensure they’re getting access to high-quality books. These books should engage new readers while also systematically providing the opportunity to practice the skills they need to become...

Holiday High Notes 2023

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but these tales are so delightful. When we’ve candled or decked or treed… let us read! Let us read! Let us read!* Here’s our annual list of recommended new holiday picture books. Season’s greetings from the Horn Book staff! *with apologies to lyricist Sammy...

From the Editor - November 2023

We hope you enjoyed our first-ever virtual live Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony on November 3! It’s now available free on demand for all to watch (or rewatch!) my conversation with Angeline Boulley, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and Jack Wong, and to hear their acceptance speeches and those of all the...

Editorial: Centennial Eve (November/December 2023)

“Twas the eve of our hundredth / and all through these pages / we’ve been Blowing the Horn / for Fine Books for All Ages!” Shoshana Flax’s parodies are far superior (see Holiday High Notes on page 10; and her Parodies for Charities ­side-gig). But it’s hard for any of...

Table of Contents: November/December 2023 Horn Book Magazine

                                    November/December 2023 Horn Book Magazine Table of Contents. Cover from The Magical Snowflake. Written by Bernette Ford. Illustration © 2023 by Erin K. Robinson. Published by Boxer Books Limited.   Features The 2023...

still learning

Growing up  Was like fighting my way out of a ball of yarn  Warm yarn.  Loving yarn.  Intelligent but myopic yarn. Lutheran yarn.  German Lutheran yarn.  Eventually, bits of German Lutheran fuzz all over me,  In my eyes, in my brain,  I got out:  Stranger in a strange land.  I...

From the Editor October 2023

Please join us for our FREE first-ever Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards Virtual Celebration, on Friday, November 3, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. 2023 BGHB winners Angeline Boulley (Fiction & Poetry), Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Nonfiction), and Jack Wong (Picture Book) will be in conversation with each other and with me, reading...

Preview November/December 2023 Horn Book Magazine

Cover art by Erin K. Robinson from The Magical Snowflake, written by Bernette Ford. The Zena Sutherland Lecture: An excerpt from Zetta Elliott’s “‘I Am Myrtilla’s Daughter’: Weaving Scotland, Slavery, and Siths into Historical Fantasies. The Writer’s Page: Laurel Snyder on seeking her own Jewish life in books. New for...

Field Notes: Hosting a Middle-Grade Graphic Novel Club

Graphic novels are everywhere nowadays, and for good reason. Their narrative style offers many entry points for readers: they can be colorful, visually engaging, often diverse, and enjoyable. Some publishers have launched imprints devoted to them, strengthening commitment to the category’s future and giving librarians more opportunities to cheerlead, share, and...
6,888 articles

We are currently offering this content for free. Sign up now to activate your personal profile, where you can save articles for future viewing.