From the Editor - July 2022

Compiling these lists in the midst of a heatwave made it a little tough for the Horn Book editors to focus on back-to-school — but as the big box stores never fail to remind us: it’s right around the corner! Our annual BTS issue of Notes features a cool thirty-plus recommendations of books, grouped by age and genre, focused on school, back-to-school, new experiences, and more. See also Guide/Reviews Database searches for School (with subsections by age range) and the Back-to-School tag on And be on the lookout for even more school-set recommendations in the September/October issue of the Horn Book Magazine (Merci Suárez, we see you!). Subscribe today.

From the July 2022 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc. She holds an MA from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons University and a BA from Oberlin College.

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