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When You Reach Me: Rebecca Stead’s 2010 BGHB Fiction Award Speech

by Rebecca Stead A long time ago, my mother got a job that would have made her father proud. He died before she got it, though, so he never found out about it. These things happen. Not long after, when I was about twenty, she said to me, “I want you to know that I […]

2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature

    What do teenagers surviving alone on the streets of Toronto, a Revolutionary War traitor who makes historians nervous, and uniquely illustrated nursery rhymes have in common? They’re the books that won top honors in the 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards. The Awards were announced on June 13, 2011. Presented annually since 1967, the […]