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Week in Review, February 19th-23rd

This week on hbook.com… Black History Month 2018 at The Horn Book: “An Interview with Kishonna L. Gray” by Elissa Gershowitz “Beyond The Friends” by Yolanda Hare BGHB at 50: “Revisiting Anthony Burns” by Rudine Sims Bishop Review of Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis February 2018 ALA YMA issue of […]

Week in Review, February 12th-16th

This week on hbook.com… The 2018 ALA Youth Media Awards, including the Caldecott and Newbery Medals, were announced on Monday. See how The Horn Book reviewed major award-winners and honor books! Black History Month 2018 at The Horn Book: Reviews, interviews, and speeches on the March trilogy by Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin; illus. […]

Week in Review, February 5th-9th

This week on hbook.com… 2018 Calling Caldecott mock vote winner announced! From the January/February 2018 Horn Book Magazine: BGHB at 50: “Amber and Essie and Vera and Me” by Julie Roach From The Guide: “Family Matters” Black History Month 2018 at The Horn Book: “Young Dreamers” by Christopher Myers Javaka Steptoe’s 2017 Caldecott Medal Acceptance […]

Week in Review, January 29th-February 2nd

This week on hbook.com… The first Calling Caldecott 2018 ballot is open now through 9:00 a.m. (EST) on Monday, February 5! March/April 2018 Horn Book Magazine preview and starred reviews Black History Month 2018 at The Horn Book: Introduction The Hate U Give: Angie Thomas’s 2017 BGHB Fiction & Poetry Award Speech Freedom Over Me: […]

Week in Review, January 22nd-26th

This week on hbook.com… Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018) January issue of the Nonfiction Notes newsletter: animal-human relationships; graphic-novel biographies and memoirs; interesting invention stories; logophila; calm and confidence Roger’s “shelfie” for #LibraryShelfieDay Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: When Sophie Thinks She Can’t… by Molly Bang with Ann Stern Fiction: Nothing by Annie Barrows Nonfiction: A […]

Week in Review, January 15th-19th

This week on hbook.com… Remembering Julius Lester (1939–2018) 2018 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction 2017 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards acceptance speeches roundup Andrea Davis Pinkney Talks with Roger — video edition Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Ducks Away! by Mem Fox; illus. by Judy Horacek Fiction: The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe; trans. from […]

Week in Review, January 8th-12th

This week on hbook.com… Register for webcast “Exploring Race, Mistakes, and Friendship through Poetry,” with Can I Touch Your Hair authors Irene Latham and Charles Waters and illustrator Selina Alko, moderated by HB Editor in Chief Roger Sutton January 2018 issue of Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Calling Caldecott’s Julie Danielson, picture books […]

Week in Review, January 1st-5th

This week on hbook.com… Happy new year! We were so glad to hear of Jacqueline Woodson’s appointment as the 6th annual National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature! Congratulations to Ms. Woodson! Preview the January/February 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine with the Table of Contents and editorial “The First Rule of BGHB” Reviews of […]

Week in Review, December 11th-15th

This week on hbook.com… From the November/December 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: BGHB at 50: “Revisiting Anthony Burns” by Rudine Sims Bishop December 2017 Horn Book Herald: Picture Books Edition featuring Five questions for Julia Denos and E. B. Goodale Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: King of the Sky by Nicola Davies; illus. […]

Week in Review, December 4th-8th

This week on hbook.com… January/February 2018 Horn Book Magazine preview and starred reviews Horn Book Fanfare 2017: The Horn Book’s list of the best books of the year for children and teens — now with glowing annotations! From the November/December 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “An Interview with Kishonna L. Gray” by Elissa […]