Pick Your Favorite May/June Horn Book Magazine Cover!

Cover Madness continues! Voting is over for the March/April covers. Next up are the May/June covers. Pick your favorite from each group — let us know your favorites in the comments! Come back next week to see which covers advance to the next round. Read the Cover Madness rules here.


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May 2000
art by Michele Lemieux
May 2011
art by Marla Frazee
May 2012
design by José-Luis Olivares
May 2023
art by Bryan Collier






May 2001
art by Willam Steig
May 2010
art by Clement Hurd
May 2013
art by Jeannie Baker
May 2022
art by Grace Lin






May 2002
art by E. L. Konigsburg
May 2009
art by Lillian Hoban
May 2015
art by Bob Staake
May 2021
art by Paola Escobar






May 2003
photo by Lolly Robinson
May 2008
art by Christopher Myers
May 2014
photo by Louise Fitzhugh
May 2020
art by Jarrett Krosoczka






May 2004
art by Laelia Mitchell
May 2007
art by S. D. Schindler
May 2016
art by Lydie Raschka
May 2019
art by Kadir Nelson






May 2005
art by Douglas Florian
May 2006
art by Tana Hoban
May 2017
art by Jon Agee
May 2018
art by Yuyi Morales


Summer Edward

Horn Book Consulting Editor Summer Edward is a Trinidadian American author, children’s book editor, educator, K-12 literacy specialist, Caribbean children’s and YA literature advocate, and commentator on books for young readers. She holds an M.S.Ed. degree in Reading, Writing, Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania and founded Anansesem, an online magazine that for 10 years covered Caribbean children’s and YA literature. She has written for Kirkus ReviewsSchool Library JournalThe Horn BookWOW Stories: Connections from the ClassroomLiteracy Dailysx salon, KidLit TV, the Commonwealth Education Trust, Social Justice Books, and more. Learn more about her work at www.summeredward.com.

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Cynthia Lussier

A: Frazee; B: Lin; C: Hoban; D: Krosoczka; E: Nelson; F: Agee

Posted : May 06, 2024 01:51

Heidi Malinoski

Marla F, Grace L, Paola E, Louise F, Lydie R, Yuyi M

Posted : May 04, 2024 07:18

Marva Hinton

A: Collier, B: Hurd, C: Escobar, D: Fitzhugh, E: Nelson, F: Morales

Posted : May 03, 2024 03:10

S. Edward

A. Frazee; B. Lin; C. Escobar; D. Krosoczka; E. Nelson; F. Morales

Posted : May 03, 2024 01:31

Free Access

From a 15 1/2 yo: A. Frazee; B. Hurd; C. Staake; D. Fitzhugh; E. Schindler; F. Florian

Posted : May 03, 2024 01:17

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