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Week in Review, November 28th-December 2nd

  This week on hbook.com...   From the November/December 2022 Horn Book Magazine: The Writer's Page: A Chorus of Storytellers: Mythology and Comics by George O'Connor   Calling Caldecott: Farmhouse by Dean Schneider Every Dog in the Neighborhood by Julie Danielson   Out of the Box: January/February 2023 Horn Book...

Books for Breakfast with Pirates

It is the most important meal of the day. On November 17, 826 Boston ("a nonprofit writing, tutoring, and publishing organization where students in grades K-12 and beyond can share their stories, amplify their voices, and develop as leaders in school and in life") hosted its Books for Breakfast benefit event at More Than Words...

January/February 2023 Horn Book Magazine starred reviews

Illustration from The Indestructible Tom Crean by Jennifer Thermes. The following books will receive starred reviews in the January/February 2023 Horn Book Magazine: Like by Annie Barrows; illus. by Leo Espinosa (Chronicle) Once upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner; illus. by Grace Lin (Little, Brown) Black Gold...

Week in Review, November 21st-25th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the November/December 2022 Horn Book Magazine: Holiday High Notes   Calling Caldecott: R. Michelson Galleries 33rd Annual Children’s Illustration Celebration by Elissa Gershowitz   Reviews of the Week: Starred Picture Book: Hot Dog by Doug Salati Starred Fiction: Caprice by Coe Booth Nonfiction:...

Week in Review, November 14th-18th

  This week on hbook.com... Jas Hammonds Talks with Roger about We Deserve Monuments November Notes from the Horn Book Newsletter: 5Qs for Anthony Perry and Alexis Bunten about Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun’s Thanksgiving Story + 5 picture book stories about storytelling, 4 quirky sci-fi for middle-grade readers, and 5 biographies for...

Transgender Awareness Week

Transgender Awareness Week is November 13-19, leading to Transgender Day of Remembrance / Trans Day of Resilience on November 20th. We join our trans, gender nonconforming, and nonbinary family members, friends, and neighbors near and far in celebrating the lives of trans people, remembering those lost to transphobic hate crimes,...

Week in Review, November 7th-11th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the November/December 2022 Horn Book Magazine: Table of Contents Editorial: What She Said by Elissa Gershowitz   Calling Caldecott: Action!: How Movies Began by Betsy Bird This Story Is Not About a Kitten by Megan Dowd Lambert   Family Reading: To Begin Again:...

Veterans Day

Today, Veterans Day, is a good day to share books about veterans, their experiences and sacrifices, and their supportive families and communities on the homefront. The Guide/Reviews Database is honoring them with three booklists of recent recommended fiction and nonfiction titles for primary, intermediate, and older readers. Grade levels are...

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a celebration of the many varied Native American cultures. Check out the official website for more information and lots of resources. Here are some additional articles and links from The Horn Book's archives and beyond. Recent Horn Book resources about Native writers and their...
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