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From the Editor - May 2023

Last month’s Notes from the Horn Book was our annual Summer Reading special issue, including a baker’s dozen of unique and enjoyable titles for each age range. If you haven’t yet downloaded the free PDF version, there’s no time like the present! In addition to being my birthday month, May...

Editorial: Book Lives (May/June 2023)

The May/June issue of the Horn Book is customarily our themed “special issue,” in which we explore one topic in depth and from many angles. There are special issues and special special issues, and this one falls into the latter category. “Diverse Books: Past, Present, and Future” is the conversation...

2023 Summer Reading Recommendations

Right on the heels of School Vacation Week (a.k.a. Spring Break) here in Massachusetts, we bring you the Horn Book’s annual Summer Reading list! Parents and other caregivers, we suspect you’re saying, “SUMMER reading?!” But bookmark this list or download the PDF — you’ll thank us later. And librarians, teachers,...

From the Editor - March 2023

Here in Massachusetts we’re on the heels of a snowstorm — but there are signs of springtime, most notably on our cheery March/April Horn Book Magazine cover, with art by Juana Medina from Elena Rides / Elena monta en bici. See also Ramona (March/April 2016), Sparrowboy (September/October 2017), and the...

Editorial: Pedals to the Medals (March/April 2023)

Sometime after the start of the pandemic, and after we were allowed to go back outside to the city playgrounds, my younger son began to ride his bicycle ­without training wheels. First the learning and then the doing became a bright spot of fresh air and relative freedom, slightly expanding...

From the Editor - February 2023

We hope you had a sweet Valentine’s Day yesterday, with candy, friendship, and “…a Good YA Love Story,” if that’s your thing. Mid–Black History Month, find our continuing daily coverage, with reviews, articles, and posts about people, places, events, and more that have helped shape Black history, American history, and...

From the Editor - January 2023

Happy 2023! January brings New Year’s resolutions and reappearing library books; this Magazine issue with gorgeous cover art by Jason Griffin and including complete BGHB speeches; our annual at-a-glance Year in Review post (coming soon!); and LibLearnX and the ALA Youth Media Awards. But first: who do you think will...

Editorial: Safe at Home (January/February 2023)

What do you see on the cover of this issue of the Magazine? According to its creator, Jason Griffin, there are many “right” answers. Do you see a house up in the sky and above the clouds, or is it on the ground and behind them? Or is that fog?...

From the Editor - November 2022

This is our second-to-last issue of Notes for 2022; December is our Fanfare issue — our annual “best of” list — and, spoiler alert, it’s going to be great. This issue, too, is a good one, including a selection of picture books about one of our favorite subjects: stories! And...
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