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Week in Review, May 13th-17th

  This week on hbook.com... May Notes from the Horn Book Newsletter: 5Qs for Paula Yoo about Rising from the Ashes + 6 intermediate and middle-school stories for AANHPI Heritage Month, 4 novels about the page-turning past for YA readers, and 4 primary books for die-hard dino fans   From the...

Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, a time for "paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society." Books for children and teens "that authentically portray the Jewish experience" can be found at the Association of Jewish Libraries' Sydney Taylor Book Awards....

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month." Here are some articles, interviews, and booklists by and about Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islander Americans to help acknowledge, celebrate, and amplify the voices of children's book creators of Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander descent. Also...

Salley Mavor's cover art

Martha, Cathie, and I went to Kitty's house, and just LOOK what came "out of the box": It's the original art by Salley Mavor from her January/February 2012 Horn Book Magazine cover! This  cover was overwhelmingly crowned winner of Horn Book Cover Madness: January/February, and its very generous owner -- a Friend of the Horn Book who...

Week in Review, May 6th-10th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the May/June 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: Our Centennial: Three Editors in Chief: A Conversation by Elissa Gershowitz, Anita Silvey, and Roger Sutton Blowing the Horn series Blowing the Horn by Horn Book editors Make Your Mark! 100 Years of The Horn Book by...

Week in Review, April 29th-May 3rd

  This week on hbook.com... John Mendelson Talks with Roger about UK publisher Nosy Crow's new company in the U.S.   From the May/June 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: Our Centennial: Table of Contents Editorial: Bertha's Chair? by Elissa Gershowitz Nonfiction & HB History by Horn Book editors   Calling Caldecott ...

Cinco de Mayo 2024

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with three updated booklists from the Guide/Reviews Database starring the holiday itself, Mexican and Mexican American protagonists, and the Spanish language. We've got recommended fiction and nonfiction titles for primary, intermediate, and older readers. Grade levels are only suggestions; the individual child is the real criterion....

May Day

In commemoration of International Workers' Day, or May Day, here are some book reviews and links to amplify the fight of workers and their efforts to secure better working conditions for all.  Review of I’m Gonna Paint: Ralph Fasanella, Artist of the People by Anne Broyles; illus. by Victoria Tentler-Krylov Review of...

May/June 2024 Horn Book Magazine cover surprise

Peek-a-boo! It's the complete May/June Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: Our Centennial cover. Art by April Harrison, gif by Irving Cumberbatch.     Single copies of this special issue are available for $15.00 including postage and may be ordered from: Horn Book Magazine Customer Service hbmsubs@pcspublink.com Full subscription information is...
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