Table of Contents: March/April 2020 Horn Book Magazine

Cover art from Honeybee: The Busy LIfe of Apis Mellifera. Illustration © 2020 by Eric Rohmann.



We Need Diverse Jewish and Muslim Books by Heidi Rabinowitz and Sadaf Siddique
Considering religion in conversations around diverse books.

Middle-Grade Graphic Novels Make Good by Elissa Gershowitz
From kids at school to cats in space — and now a Newbery winner! — there’s something for everyone.

The Birds and the Bees by Shoshana Flax
Some examples of a trend that’s taken wing.




Books About Kids like Me by Roger Sutton
“Everyday life” stories in the twenty-first century.

Happy Anniversary

The Janitor’s Boy by Roger Sutton
On its twentieth birthday, celebrating one of the late Andrew Clements’s spot-on school stories.

The Writer’s Page

Compassion, as Well as Correctness by Padma Venkatraman
“If…we keep in mind compassion as we work, we are likely to prioritize the young people we want to reach.”



Book Reviews



On the Web

March/April Starred Books


Index to Advertisers

Index to Books Reviewed

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