Preview July/August 2024 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards

Special Issue: ALA Awards.

Cover art by Vashti Harrison...stop by booth 1638 at ALA to help complete the puzzle!

“The Year in Words and Pictures.” The Horn Book editors discuss the children’s book landscape and the books that pushed boundaries this year.

Pam Muñoz Ryan’s Children's Literature Legacy Award acceptance speech.

A profile of Pam Muñoz Ryan by publisher Tracy Mack.

Vashti Harrison’s Caldecott Medal acceptance speech.

A profile of Vashti Harrison by editor Farrin Jacobs.

Dave Eggers’s Newbery Medal acceptance speech.

A profile of Dave Eggers by McSweeney’s publisher Amanda Uhle.

Dare Coulter’s Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award acceptance speech.

Profiles of Dare Coulter by her mother, R. Alnita Coulter, and her agent, Rubin Pfeffer.

Ibi Zoboi’s Coretta Scott King Author Award acceptance speech.

A profile of Ibi Zoboi by her daughter Abadai Zoboi.

Christopher Paul Curtis’s Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award acceptance.

HB 100: All About Awards: Continuing our centennial coverage with discussion of this issue’s mini-theme.

Longtime Horn Book reviewer Dean Schneider on Calling Caldecott’s Robin Smith Picture Book Prize.

Horn Book reminiscence: Boston publisher Betsy Groban looks back.

Cadenza: 2024 Mind the Gap Awards.

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