Table of Contents: July/August 2023 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards

Cover © 2023 by Doug Salati.



The MVP Award by Horn Book editors
Presented to Martha V. Parravano as she retires from her position as book review editor.

The Year in Words and Pictures by Horn Book editors

Children’s Literature Legacy Award Acceptance by James E. Ransome

A profile of James E. Ransome by Jonda C. McNair

Newbery Medal Acceptance by Amina Luqman-Dawson

A profile of Amina Luqman-Dawson by Alexandra Hightower

A profile of Alexandra Hightower by Lisa Yoskowitz

CSK Author Award Acceptance by Amina Luqman-Dawson

Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Doug Salati

A profile of Doug Salati by Rowboat Watkins

Caldecott at Eighty-Five by Ramona Caponegro and Rob Bittner
A decade in review.

CSK Illustrator Award Acceptance by Frank Morrison

A profile of Frank Morrison by Sonali Fry

CSK–Virginia Hamilton Award Acceptance by Claudette S. McLinn




“What a Gift That Is” by Martha V. Parravano
A parting note of thanks.


2023 Mind the Gap Awards
The books we loved that didn’t win.



Book Reviews



July/August Starred Books


Index to Advertisers

Index to Books Reviewed


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