Boston Book Festival 2021 Boston Book Festival 2021

Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards Feature

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First published in 1924, The Horn Book Magazine provides its readership with in-depth reviews of the best new books for children and young adults as well as articles, interviews, and editorials. The Horn Book website, hbook.com, provides digital access to the Magazine and additional content including commentary, more reviews, and recommended reading lists. The Horn Book Magazine is a publication of Media Source, Inc., which is also the parent company of Library Journal, School Library Journal, Junior Library Guild, and AKJ Education. For more information, visit hbook.com.


Join us all month long for the virtual Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards. Editor in Chief Roger Sutton interviews winners Jordan Scott and Sydney Smith (Picture Book, I Talk like a River); Paula Yoo (Nonfiction, From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry); and Rita Williams-Garcia (Fiction, A Sitting in St. James). Honorees Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James, Andrea Wang, Jason Chin, Christina Soontornvat, Carole Boston Weatherford, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam, and Omar T. Pasha present remarks. And watch a special session on the late Floyd Cooper, with Carole Boston Weatherford and BGHB Judge and Simmons University Lecturer in Children's Literature Nicholl Montgomery.