Subscribe to The Horn Book

The Circuit: Author Francisco Jiménez’s BGHB Fiction Award Speech

I would like to express my gratitude to the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Committee for selecting The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child for this honor. I am grateful to my editor, Andrea Otañez, and to the University of New Mexico Press for publishing my collection of short stories. I would also […]

Treasure Island by the Roadside

On a July morning in 1920, a strange, hybrid vehicle headed north out of Boston for a summer’s tour of New England towns and villages, for all the world like a traveling circus or a band of puppeteers. Aboard were a pair of young women with a working knowledge, between them, of auto mechanics, shopkeeping, […]