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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 […]

Week in Review, April 9th-13th

This week on hbook.com… April Notes from the Horn Book: 5Q for Tomi Adeyemi, bad blood, preschoolers’ life lessons, the power of poetry, listening to friends and family April Horn Book Herald: Spring News: 5Q for Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle, National Poetry Month 2018, Earth Day 2018, making a difference, signs of springtime […]

Week in Review, April 2nd-6th

This week on hbook.com… May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference preview and starred reviews Rob Sanders Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: A Most Unusual Day by Sydra Mallery; 
illus. by E. B. Goodale Fiction: The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson Nonfiction: Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam by […]

Week in Review, March 26th-30th

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2018 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “An Interview with Regina Hayes” by Leonard S. Marcus March 2018 Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: Coding; spies, ciphers, and drones; physics; photography; National Poetry Month 2018 Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Pup and Bear by Kate Banks; illus. by […]

Week in Review, March 19th-23rd

This week on hbook.com… Remembering Russell Freedman Brian Selznick & David Serlin Talk with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier; 
illus. by Sonia Sánchez Fiction: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Nonfiction: Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 by Albert Marrin Read Roger: My teacher Zena […]

Week in Review, March 12th-16th

This week on hbook.com… March 2018 issue of Notes from the Horn Book: #5Q for Winifred Conkling on Votes for Women, inspiring nonfiction about the childhoods of female trailblazers, preschool books about interspecies friendships, wacky intermediate fantasy novels, and YA starring girls who save themselves Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Vincent Comes Home by Jessixa […]

Week in Review, March 5th-9th

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April 2018 issue: “A Preponderance of Pink: A Conversation with Kathleen T. Horning” by Elissa Gershowitz and Martha V. Parravano Don’t miss “#KidlitWomen”— a month-long series of essays examining gender inequity in the children’s literature industry Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: This Is the Nest That Robin Built by […]

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 […]