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Five questions for 2018 BGHB Nonfiction Award winners Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña

In this year’s Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction Award winner, Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide (Getty, 12 years and up), author Isabel Quintero and illustrator Zeke Peña seamlessly blend lyrical text and striking sequential art with their subject’s own words and black-and-white photography. The result is a unique graphic-novel biography that’s both informative and inspiring. […]

2018 BGHB Fiction and Poetry Award winners extras

Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and Boston Globe Foundation president Emily Procknal announced the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners on May 31st, 2018, via Facebook Live. A winner and two honor books were selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. You can watch the announcement video here and […]

2018 BGHB Nonfiction Award winners extras

Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and Boston Globe Foundation president Emily Procknal announced the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners on May 31st, 2018, via Facebook Live. A winner and two honor books were selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. You can watch the announcement video here and […]

2018 BGHB Picture Book Award winners extras

Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and Boston Globe Foundation president Emily Procknal announced the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners on May 31st, 2018, via Facebook Live. A winner and two honor books were selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. You can watch the announcement video here and […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Five questions for Margarita Engle

Poet Margarita Engle is the author of poetry collections (Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics), picture-book biographies (Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music; The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano), memoir (Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings), and works of historical fiction (Lion Island, Silver People, Hurricane Dancers, The […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News

Spring is here, and with it comes this Spring News edition of our Horn Book Herald e-newsletter, a bimonthly supplement to Notes from the Horn Book. April is National Poetry Month, and we’re thrilled to kick off the newsletter with our Five Questions interview with Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle! Five questions for Margarita […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Signs of Springtime

• Spring 2018 Horn Book Guide • Calling Caldecott: April picture books on the radar • Lucha Libros: Bilingual Battle of the Books • More Signs of Springtime: themed booklists about bikes (and 5Qs with a librarian on one!), bunnies, birdies, and baseball       From the April 2018 Spring News edition of The […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Making a Difference

• Horn Book Magazine May/June 2018 Special Issue: Making a Difference • Family Reading: A Place for All Families • Boston’s #MarchforOurLives rally • With a Little Help from Their Friends • Refugees Welcome Here • Autism Acceptance/Awareness Month • Library Legislation and Literacy as Liberation • #KidLitWomen   From the April 2018 Spring News […]

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Earth Day

• Updated Earth Day booklist • Fostering Wonder and Wonder-full World • What Makes a Good Science Book? • Science Books and the Caldecott • On Raising a Scientist (Who Happens to Be a Girl)       From the April 2018 Spring News edition of The Horn Book Herald.

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Poetry Month

• Five Questions for Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle • The Power of Poetry (from Notes from the Horn Book), National Poetry Month 2018 (from Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book), and Poetry Reviews of the Week • How I Discovered YA Poetry by Marilyn Nelson • Haiku: A Small Poem with Great Potential […]