Table of Contents: July/August 2022 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards

Cover (c) 2022 by Jason Chin.



The Year in Words and Pictures—and Stories by Horn Book editors

Children’s Literature Legacy Award Acceptance by Grace Lin

A profile of Grace Lin by Alvina Ling

Newbery Medal Acceptance by Donna Barba Higuera

A profile of Donna Barba Higuera by Martha Brockenbrough

Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Jason Chin

A profile of Jason Chin by Michael Chin

CSK Illustrator Award Acceptance by Dayton Cooper
On behalf of the late Floyd Cooper.

A profile of Floyd Cooper by George Brown

CSK Author Award Acceptance by Carole Boston Weatherford

A profile of Carole Boston Weatherford by Edith Campbell

CSK–Virginia Hamilton Award Acceptance by Nikki Grimes




Mixed Emotions by Elissa Gershowitz
Finding the words to express life’s uncertainties.


2022 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


Single copies of this special issue are available for $15.00 including postage and may be ordered from:

Kristy South
Administrative Coordinator, The Horn Book
Phone 888-282-5852 | Fax 614-733-7269

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