Table of Contents: July/August 2020 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards

Cover © 2020 by Kadir Nelson.



A Year with Words and Pictures -- but No ALA Annual by the Horn Book editors

Children's Literature Legacy Award Acceptance by Kevin Henkes

A profile of Kevin Henkes by Dudley Carlson, Laura Dronzek, Virginia Duncan, and Susan Hirschman

A profile of CSK-Virginia Hamilton Award winner Mildred D. Taylor by Regina Hayes

CSK Illustrator Award Acceptance by Kadir Nelson

CSK Author Award Acceptance by Jerry Craft

Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Kadir Nelson

Newbery Medal Acceptance by Jerry Craft

A profile of Jerry Craft by Andrew Eliopulos




Clearly Undefeated by Roger Sutton
Kadir Nelson's cover art and the world it inhabits.

From the Chair
Reflections on the CSK, Caldecott and Newbery choices.

Continuing the Legacy by LaKeshia Darden

Small Moments of Joy by Julie Roach

Universality in Times of Uncertainty by Krishna Grady

Happy Anniversary

The People Could Fly by Nicholl Denice Montgomery
On its thirty-fifth birthday, we look back on Virginia Hamilton's iconic CSK Author Award winner.

In Memoriam

Tomie dePaola by Andrew Medlar


2020 Mind the Gap Awards
The books we loved that didn't win.



Horn Book Reviews of 2020 CSK, Caldecott, and Newbery Winners

Book Reviews



On the Web

July/August Starred Books


Index to Advertisers

Index to Books Reviewed

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