Table of Contents: July/August 2019 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards


Cover © 2019 by Sophie Blackall.



Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award Acceptance by Pauletta Brown Bracy

"The Year in Words and Pictures" by Elissa Gershowitz and Martha V. Parravano

Newbery Medal Acceptance by Meg Medina

A profile of Meg Medina by R. J. Palacio  

CSK Author Award Acceptance by Claire Hartfield

A profile of Claire Hartfield by Ronne Hartfield  

Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Sophie Blackall  

A profile of Sophie Blackall by Sergio Ruzzier, Brian Floca, Johnny Marciano, John Rocco, Edward Hemingway, Rowboat Watkins, and Doug Salati, as told to Josh Greenhut
Hello studio.

CSK Illustrator Award Acceptance by Ekua Holmes  

A profile of Ekua Holmes by Ceci Méndez-Ortiz

Children’s Literature Legacy Award Acceptance by Christopher Myers
Walter Dean Myers (1937–2014) is the winner of the Legacy Award; accepting on his behalf is his son, Christopher.

"Make Way for Ashley!" by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson with Drew Nelson 
A poem written on the occasion of Ashley Bryan’s 96th birthday.



"Try to Remember" by Roger Sutton
Communing with the ancestors.

Happy Anniversary
Number the Stars by Marjorie Ingall  
Continuing our series celebrating notable anniversaries with a look back at Lois Lowry’s 1990 Newbery winner.

2019 Mind the Gap Awards
The books we loved that didn’t win.



Book Reviews

Audiobook reviews



On the Web

July/August Starred Books


Index to Advertisers

Index to Books Reviewed

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