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...to the new and improved Horn Book Guide Online!

The authoritative Horn Book Guide Online offers short, critical reviews by trusted professionals of all recommended hardcover trade books published in the United States for young people. Gathered here are more than 30,000 reviews—with thousands more (dating back to the year 2000) coming soon.

The reviews are clear and honest, brief and to the point, identifying strengths and weaknesses and rating the books on a scale from 1 to 4, with titles recommended by The Horn Book Magazine receiving the highest ratings 1 () or 2 ().

The Horn Book Guide Online is fully searchable by author/illustrator, title, subject, bibliographic data, rating, and keyword. New features include useful booklists—curated by Horn Book editors and updated frequently—as well as the ability to save all your favorite titles to “My Library.”

For every teacher, librarian, or parent who has struggled to find just the right book to place in a particular child's hands, help has arrived with the Horn Book Guide Online. Dive in!

 

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