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Week in Review, March 11th – 15th

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2019 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: New for New Readers: What (Exactly) Is an Easy Reader? From Out of the Box: “Refugees welcome here”: Booklist and resources to help counter Islamophobia (from 2017) Pi Day 2019 Picture-book biographies of pioneering women 2019 Daylight snoozing time From the […]

Week in Review, March 4th – 8th

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2019 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Table of Contents Editorial: “On Citizenship” by Elissa Gershowitz and Martha V. Parravano “My Characters Don’t Wear Shoes in the House” by Sayantani DasGupta For Paul B. Janeczko: a poem by Naomi Shihab Nye with art by Lynne Rae Perkins Reviews […]

Week in Review, February 25th – March 1

This week on hbook.com… In memoriam: Gregory Maguire remembers his friend, author Jane Langton Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Meet Miss Fancy by Irene Latham; illus. by John Holyfield Fiction: The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman Nonfiction: I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul; illus. by Elizabeth Zunon Out […]

Week in Review, February 18th – 22nd

This week on hbook.com… Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Undocumented: A Worker’s Fight by Duncan Tonatiuh Fiction: Duck & Goose: A Gift for Goose [Step into Reading] by Tad Hills Nonfiction: Let ’Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People’s Champion by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson; illus. by Gordon C. James Read Roger: But what IS reality, really? Out […]

Week in Review, February 11th – 15th

This week on hbook.com… February 2019 issue of Notes from the Horn Book: #5Q for Claire Hartfield, intermediate/middle-school nonfiction for Black History Month, picture books that model self-love, community, and pride for very young children of color, out-of-the-ordinary YA love stories whose teen protagonists defy cosmic forces to be together Reviews of the Week: Picture […]

Week in Review, February 4th – 8th

This week on hbook.com… All-ALAYMA-all-the-time edition of The Horn Book Herald: 5Q for Newbery Medalist Meg Medina, reviews of the 2019 winners, history (and critique) of the awards, and more interviews with the award-winning authors and illustrators Preview the March/April 2019 issue of The Horn Book Magazine From the January/February 2019 issue: “Happy Anniversary: I’ll […]

Week in Review, January 28th – February 1st

This week on hbook.com… The 2019 Youth Media Awards were announced at ALA’s midwinter meeting in Seattle on Monday, January 28th! See how the Horn Book reviewed the winning titles. Starred reviews coming in the March/April 2019 Horn Book Magazine Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Found. by Jeff Newman; illus. by Larry Day Fiction: Inventing Victoria […]

Week in Review, January 21st – 25th

This week on hbook.com… Calling Caldecott reveals the results of its 2019 Mock Caldecott ballot! Walter Wick Talks with Roger January 2019 Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: general knowledge, exploring our oceans, weather and climate, graphic biographies and memoirs Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer; […]

Week in Review, January 14th – 18th

This week on hbook.com… Calling Caldecott’s first 2019 Mock Caldecott ballot is open now until Monday! From the January/February 2019 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “Why Stop at Windows and Mirrors?: Children’s Book Prisms” by Uma Krishnaswami Erin Entrada Kelly Talks with Roger about You Go First Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Chicken Talk […]

Week in Review, January 7th – 11th

This week on hbook.com… 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards acceptance speeches January 2019 Notes from the Horn Book: five questions for Caroline Cala, recommended read-alouds, early-chapter-book mysteries and madcap plans, and eye-opening YA history Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Bell Rang by James E. Ransome Fiction: Best Babysitters Ever by Caroline Cala Nonfiction: […]