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There are no picture book biographies of Donald Trump

A quick search of the Horn Book Guide Online shows three picture book biographies of Hillary Clinton, including these two new ones (both published in January 2016):    And this one from 2008, revised in August 2015: Then there’s this new YA biography: UPDATED: And this new middle-grade biography (which I missed in the original […]

KidLit Election 2012: Victory and concession speeches

Voters turned out in impressive numbers to participate in the Horn Book’s inaugural KidLit Election. The dark-horse Green Party ticket, with presidential candidate The Lorax and running mate Alice Rumphius, won the day — by a small margin. Though the upset came as a surprise to commentators and frontrunner Charlotte A. Cavatica (D) alike, Ms. […]

KidLit Election 2012: Election results are in!

Breaking news! As of last night, the race was too tight to call. But this afternoon, we are happy to announce the results of the the inaugural Horn Book KidLit Election. Your 2012 Horn Book KidLit Election winners: Green Party candidates The Lorax and Miss Rumphius! The race was a close one, with dark-horse third-party […]

KidLit Presidential Election — VOTE!

UPDATE on 11/6/12: The polls are closed as of noon today. Thank you for your votes! Results coming soon. The polls are open! Click here to vote for your favorite Horn Book KidLit election ticket today through noon on Election Day. Who would best represent YOU as KidLit emissary? Charlotte A. Cavatica and Octavian Nothing […]

Five questions for the presidential candidates: the KidLit Election 2012 presidential debate

Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton moderates a debate between Ms. Charlotte A. Cavatica, the Democratic presidential candidate, and Mr. Jamie Kincaid, the Republican presidential candidate. 1. If elected, which campaign promise will you keep first? Charlotte: Obviously, education is a top priority for me. If I can teach a pig to spell, why, I […]