Preview July/August 2023 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards

Special Issue: ALA Awards

Original cover art by 2023 Caldecott Medal winner Doug Salati.

Presentation of “The MVP Award” to Martha V. Parravano as she retires from her position as book review editor.

“The Year in Words and Pictures.” The Horn Book editors discuss the children’s book landscape in yet another groundbreaking year.

James E. Ransome’s Children's Literature Legacy Award acceptance speech.

A profile of James E. Ransome by professor Jonda C. McNair.

Amina Luqman-Dawson’s Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Author Award acceptance speeches.

A profile of Amina Luqman-Dawson by editor Alexandra Hightower…and a profile of Alexandra Hightower, the first Black editor of a Newbery-winning book, by editor Lisa Yoskowitz.

Doug Salati’s Caldecott Medal acceptance speech.

A profile of Doug Salati by his studiomate Rowboat Watkins.

“Caldecott at Eighty-Five”: a decade in review by Ramona Caponegro and Rob Bittner.

Frank Morrison’s Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award acceptance speech.

A profile of Frank Morrison by editor Sonali Fry.

Claudette S. McLinn’s Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award acceptance.

Cadenza: 2023 Mind the Gap Awards.

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