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Week in Review, July 15th-19th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the July/August 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: ALA Awards: 2023: The Year in Words and Pictures by Horn Book editors All About Awards by Horn Book editors Profile of 2024 Newbery Medal winner Dave Eggers by Amanda Uhle Profile of 2024 Caldecott Medal winner...

A Shared Mysterious Universe

Karen M. McManus is a best-selling author of young adult mysteries. I started reading McManus’s books shortly after I graduated college, and the first one reignited my love of young adult novels and made me realize how much I adore a good mystery. So far, she has written one series,...

Week in Review, July 8th-12th

  This week on hbook.com... Hena Khan Talks with Roger about We Are Big Time   From the July/August 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: ALA Awards: 2024 Children's Literature Legacy Award Acceptance by Pam Muñoz Ryan 2024 CSK–Virginia Hamilton Award Acceptance by Christopher Paul Curtis Table of Contents Editorial: An Honor Indeed...

BGHB @ ALA 2024

One of the best parts of this year's ALA Annual conference in San Diego was handing out Boston Globe–Horn Book Award stickers with 2023–2024 committee member Rodney Fierce -- and texting about it afterward with Katrina Hedeen Eftekhari and chair Cathie Mercier. See the slide show below; and read more about this year's...

Week in Review, July 1st-5th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the July/August 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: ALA Awards: 2024 Newbery Medal Acceptance by Dave Eggers 2024 Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Vashti Harrison 2024 CSK Author Award Acceptance by Ibi Zoboi 2024 CSK Illustrator Award Acceptance by Dare Coulter   Calling Caldecott ...

Week in Review, June 24th-28th

  This week on hbook.com... June Notes from the Horn Book Newsletter: 5Qs for Edel Rodriguez about The Mango Tree / La mata de mango + 8 picture books about food, 5 summer camp stories, and 5 novels for summer reading   From the May/June 2024 Horn Book Magazine Special Issue:...

Cambridge Public Library Young Authors' Squad

Last month I had great fun as a guest presenter at the Cambridge Public Library, O'Neill Branch, meeting of the Cambridge Young Authors' Squad: "Young people ages 10 to 14 who love to write are welcome to share their ideas and writing. There will be time for share-outs/workshopping, as well as group or solo...

A Campfire Chat with the Boston Comic Arts Foundation

The Boston Comic Arts Foundation’s Picture + Panel series puts comic creators in conversation. The July 1 edition’s topic is a favorite of ours: Summer Camp, featuring Violet Chan Karim, author of Summer Vamp (Random House Graphic, 2024), and Marika McCoola, author of Slip (Algonquin, 2022). Thanks to Gina Gagliano for...

2024 Carle Honors Honorees...including us!

I am over the moon to say The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art announced its 2024 Carle Honors Honorees...and that we are one of them! The 2024 Carle Honors honorees are:  ARTIST: URI SHULEVITZ ANGEL: WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS BRIDGE: KIDLIT TV MENTOR: THE HORN BOOK Read the press release here. More details...
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