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Week in Review, June 18th-22nd

This week on hbook.com… One year ago we said goodbye to contributor and Friend of the Horn Book Robin Smith, whom Editor in Chief Roger Sutton rightly called “one of the best things to ever happen to The Horn Book.” Read some of her insightful, impassioned writing about children’s books, then read “Dear Robin,” “WWRD?,” […]

Week in Review, June 11th-15th

This week on hbook.com… Horn Book Herald: 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Edition: Five questions for 2018 BGHB Nonfiction Award winners Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña plus reviews of the winning titles; extras on the honored books and their creators; BGHB history; and some award-related silliness June 2018 Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: 5Q […]

Week in Review, June 4th-8th

This week on hbook.com… Preview the July/August 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards  Starred reviews coming in the July/August issue From the May/June 2018 Making a Difference issue: “From the Guide: Be an Everyday Un-Hero” Christina Collins Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Alma and How She Got […]

Week in Review, May 28th-June 1st

This week on hbook.com… Yesterday, May 31st, editor in chief Roger Sutton and Boston Globe Foundation president Emily Procknal announced the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners and honorees! Watch the announcement video, see the press release, and read the Horn Book’s reviews here. From the May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a […]

Week in Review, May 21st-25th

This week on hbook.com… RIP Richard Peck (1934–2018) From the May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference: The Book That Changed My Life series “Barbara’s Book” by Kevin Henkes “Advice for an Author” by Joyce Sidman “At Home in the Pages” by Naomi Shihab Nye “Why Do I Like This Story So Much?” […]

Week in Review, May 14th-18th

This week on hbook.com… 2018 Summer Reading Recommendations: Picture Books, Easy Readers and Primary Grades, Intermediate, Middle School, High School plus 5Q for Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and Jason Chin on Pie Is for Sharing  From the March/April 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Field Notes: “Camp Read-a-Rama: Learning to ‘Live Books’” From the May/June […]

Week in Review, May 7th-11th

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference: The Book That Changed My Life series “A Dangerous Book” by Eugene Yelchin “My Heart’s Music” by Andrea Davis Pinkney “Jo March Is Me” by Mitali Perkins “Not-So-Simple Semple” by Derrick Barnes “A Sense of Possibility” by Bob Graham Alexa […]

Week in Review, April 30th-May 4th

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference: table of contents and editorial “Get Up from the Chair!” Jillian Tamaki Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: I Got It! by David Wiesner Fiction: Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick and David Serlin; illus. by Brian […]

Week in Review, April 23rd-27th

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “An Easy Reader Renaissance” and “From The Guide: New for New Readers” Spring 2018 Publishers’ Previews: Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, Brian Lies, J. S. Puller, Sara Saedi, and Randy Ribay Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: People Don’t Bite People […]

Week in Review, April 16th-20th

This week on hbook.com… video of “Making a Difference in Our Nation’s Library: An Interview with Dr. Carla Hayden” (text coming in May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference) Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes; illus. by Scott Magoon Fiction: Between the […]