In the January/February 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine, editor Martha Parravano talked to Sharon M. Draper about her new intermediate novel Stella by Starlight. Read the full review here. Martha V.
Michael Bond has enjoyed a writing career that has spanned more than five decades. Bond has published hundreds of children’s books and continues to write to this day. How does he maintain his authorial momentum?
Marilisa Jimenez-Garcia, research associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY, graduated from the University of Florida with a PhD in English, specializing in American literature/studies, nationalism, and children’s and...
This year’s recipients are:Richard EgielskiMarc McChesneyDoug SalatiStephen SavageThe fellowship was inaugurated in 2010 by Maurice Sendak, the goal of which, in Sendak’s words, was to “create work that is not vapid, stupid, or sexy, but original.
Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen’s latest, Sam & Dave Dig a Hole (Candlewick, October 2014), has been getting quite a bit of buzz (including Caldecott buzz) and has appeared on several best-of-year lists (including Horn Book’s own Fanfare).
Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn't children's books be? In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale.
This resource list is pulled from our Multicultural Books for Kids Pinterest board. For the sake of making this list manageable, we’ve pulled book list posts but there are many, many wonderful individual book reviews on this board as well.
Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loïc Dauvillier; illus. by Marc Lizano; color by Greg Salsedo; trans. from the French by Alexis Siegel Primary, Intermediate First Second/Roaring Brook 78 pp.
Today’s picture book is an import. Peter Carnavas’ Jessica’s Box was initially published in Australia back in 2008, but Kane Miller will bring it to U.S. shelves in March. When we first meet Jessica, her mind is racing.