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Week in Review, August 7th – 11th

This week on… From the May/June 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Humor: “A Quick Way to Die: Humor in Translation” by Julia Marshall August issue of Notes from the Horn Book: Five questions for author Mitali Perkins, YA about changing sibling relationships, “WAHOO!”-worthy concept books, dynamic-duo easy readers, and intermediate […]

Week in Review, July 31st – August 4th

This week on… Preview the September/October 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine September/October starred reviews For our BGHB at 50 celebration: Five questions for 2016 BGHB Committee Chair Joanna Rudge Long Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Bulldozer Helps Out by Candace Fleming; illus. by Eric Rohmann Fiction: The Emperor’s Ostrich by Julie Berry Nonfiction: […]

Week in Review, July 24th-28th

This week on… For our BGHB at 50 celebration: Sherman Alexie’s 2008 BGHB Fiction Award speech for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Now by Antoinette Portis Fiction: Saints and Misfits by S. K. Ali Nonfiction: Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee! by Andrea J. Loney; illus. […]

Week in Review, July 17th-21st

This week on… From the July/August 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: BGHB at 50: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Hamilton?: M. C. Higgins, the Great“ by Kathleen T. Horning Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Fox Wish by Kimiko Aman; illus. by Komako Sakai Fiction: Charlie & Mouse by Laurel Snyder; illus. by Emily […]

Week in Review, July 10th-14th

This week on… July/August 2017 Letters to the Editor and Response by Roger Sutton 2fer From The Guide: “Darkly Funny YA” (May/June 2017) and “#goodtrouble” (July/August 2017) July’s Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: 5Q for Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise, summery picture books, intermediate stories about kids creating family for themselves, middle-school […]

Week in Review, July 3rd-7th

This week on… Given the holiday, it’s been a bit of a quiet week at the office, but here’s what we’ve been up to (besides eating ice cream)! From the July/August 2017: Special Issue: ALA Awards of The Horn Book Magazine: Table of Contents Editorial: “Aiming High” Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Stay: A Girl, a […]

Week in Review, June 26th-30th

This week on… So much 2017 ALA Awards coverage this week! Caldecott Medal Acceptance by Javaka Steptoe CSK Illustrator Award Acceptance by Javaka Steptoe Profile of Javaka Steptoe by Azure Thompson Newbery Medal Acceptance by Kelly Barnhill Profile of Kelly Barnhill by Karlyn Coleman “A Lifeline Called Hope”: Wilder Medal Acceptance by Nikki Grimes […]

Week in Review, June 19th-23rd

This week on… Julie Danielson’s tribute to the incomparable Robin Smith. Rest in peace and love, Robin. We are at ALA this weekend — visit booth #2626! Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Go Sleep in Your Own Bed! by Candace Fleming; illus. by Lori Nichols Fiction: Binny Bewitched by Hilary McKay; illus. by Tony Ross Nonfiction: […]

Week in Review, June 12th-16th

This week on… Check out our beautiful new Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards microsite! This week’s featured BGHB reminiscence: Leonard S. Marcus on Cold Feet by Cynthia DeFelice, illus. by Robert Andrew Parker 2017 BGHB Awards edition of the Horn Book Herald: 5Q for Angie Thomas on The Hate U Give plus extras on the […]

Week in Review, June 5th-9th

This week on… Calling Caldecott: “Dear Robin”: Martha Parravano’s loving words for the inimitable Robin: “Calling Caldecott = Robin Smith” The 2017 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards winners were announced on Wednesday, May 31st, at Day of Dialog! Watch video of the announcement, see the press release, and read our reviews of the winners, then […]