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Resources for Parents

Raising readers is the goal of every parent and at the heart of the Horn Book’s mission. Looking for titles that suit your bookish baby or truculent teen? Our continually updated booklists give recommendations for readers of all ages and interests. Searching for insights on how to enhance your household’s literary life? Turn to expert articles on family reading. And we offer two paths for book-based family outings: a list of exhibits and reviews of films inspired by young people’s literature. Don't forget to sign up for our free e-newsletter for information about new books for children and young adults.

Recommended Books
New favorites and beloved classics for all ages (including a new themed booklist each month)

Family Reading
Articles about sharing books at home

A Family of Readers
From the Horn Book, a book for reading parents

Notes from the Horn Book
Our e-newsletter for parents

Graphic Novels
A guide to decoding the comics


Reviews of recent movies based on children's books

Museum and galleries around the country

Regularly updated lists of national, state, and international awards

Back Issues & Posters
Special issues and limited-edition posters

Illustration from The Big Concrete Lorry (Lothrop). © 1990 by Shirley Hughes. Used on the Fall 1990 Horn Book Guide cover.

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