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>September Notes

>The September issue of Notes is out and features an interview with The War to End All Wars author, Russell Freedman, as well as a look at some of his previous nonfiction books. Also included are reviews of the best new picture books, chapter books, and YA fiction.

New Notes, On Your Toes

An interview with the authors of Ballet for Martha headlines the August issue of Notes from the Horn Book, which also includes brief reviews of the best new nonfiction, picture books and middle-school fiction.

>Local gal makes good

>in the latest issue of Notes from the Horn Book. Along with Jen Brabander’s interview with townie Grace Lin, the July Notes features great easy readers, new picture books, good books for boys, and the best of the latest YA.

>New Notes, Outdoors edition

>The June issue of Notes from the Horn Book has just been published and features an interview with Sy Montgomery and reviews of new books devoted to the great outdoors and a few other things.  Also included is the schedule for my “Live Five” interviews with award-winners at ALA in D.C. later this month.

>New Notes, summer’s coming

>The new issue of Notes from the Horn Book is out, with Laura Vaccaro (look at the photo; you can totally see they’re related) Seeger at the beach; graduation gifts, concept books, new YA novels, etc. etc.

>April Notes

>With books about animals, archeology, alternate worlds, regular kids and dinosaurs PLUS an interview with Rita Williams-Garcia, author of One Crazy Summer, the latest issue of Notes from the Horn Book is now out.

>March Notes

>In the new issue of Notes from the Horn Book, we recommend some springtime picture books, middle-grade adventure novels, new YA for girls, and a few good science books. And I interview the sizzle behind the Frizzle, Joanna Cole.

>New Notes, awards edition

>The February issue of Notes from the Horn Book is out, featuring parent-friendly takes on the ALA winners and an interview with O’Dell winner Matt Phelan. See if HE thinks The Storm in the Barn is historical fiction.

>Nikki Grimes said it best

>“Give Jerry Pinkney the damn medal, already!” and I have to say I was never so happy to not be surprised. We are working on the awards webpage, with a listing of all the winners and links to our reviews, right now; in the meantime you can read my interviews with Medalists Jerry Pinkney and […]

>January Notes

>The new issue of Notes from the Horn Book, featuring an interview (excerpted from the forthcoming March/April issue of the Magazine) with our new Ambassador, Katherine Paterson, is out. Also: stormy fiction, picture book bios, animal tales and the Five Best Books by Katherine Paterson According to Me.