July 20, 2017

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10 Titles to Promote Clean Water Awareness

Books for little ones highlight how water functions as part of an ecosystem, while selections for older readers emphasize the pressing need to protect the world’s clean water supply.

This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

25 Kid and YA Books That Lift Up Immigrant Voices

A collection of autobiographical or fictional stories based on childhood memories or that draw upon people’s work with immigrant children, including works by Julia Alvarez, Nicola Yoon, and Edwidge Danticat.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

A King for All Seasons | Focus On

A selection of books and media that explore Arthurian legend and stories that it inspired. From scholarly works to popular culture references, these stories continue to captivate our collective imaginations.

This article was published in School Library Journal's January 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Upsetting the Apple Cart | Focus On

This inspiring roundup shines a light on rebels, whistle-blowers, and rabble-rousers throughout our history.

This article was published in School Library Journal's December 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

A Gallery of Artists’ Biographies | Focus On

A collection of highly visual biographies that look at the lives and times of fine artists and how their masterful works were created and came to achieve public recognition.

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Sex Education: Covering the Bases | Focus On

A carefully curated selection of accurate, up-to-date sex education titles that aim to be age appropriate and that reject heteronormal assumptions and stereotypes.

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Viva Cuba | Focus On

A selection of fiction and nonfiction, memoirs and poetry titles about the island nation of Cuba.

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Make A Splash: Wellness, Fitness, and Sports | Focus On

A selection of books and resources that support the 2016 Collaborative Summer Library Program’s overarching theme of “Wellness, Fitness and Sports.”

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A Roundup of Excellent Graphic Nonfiction | Focus On

Superlative examples of the versatile format used for biography, memoir, and informational books.

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Great Science Fiction for Middle Graders | Focus On

Middle grade sci-fi titles that start with reality-based ideas and then blast off.

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Social Justice: Teachable Movements | Focus On

A look at events and issues involved in the quest for equality, access, and civil rights.

This article was published in School Library Journal's December 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

YA Genre-Blending | Focus On

Examining YA novels that blend and cross genres and/or formats.

This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Going Viral: Books About Infectious Diseases | Focus On

Humankind has always been plagued by infectious disease. It is likely that Ramses V died of smallpox in 1157 BCE in Egypt. In 160 CE, China’s Han dynasty was devastated by plague. Who hasn’t heard of 14th-century Europe’s Black Death, an epidemic responsible for the demise of millions? Outbreaks of various diseases have occurred throughout history—no era, culture, or continent has been spared. But the study of infectious disease is not just for history buffs—cases of infection have recently […]

This article was published in School Library Journal's October 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Alice in Wonderland: A Very Important Date | Focus On

The 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale warrants a collection of all things Alice to delight and inform readers of all ages.

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Real World Readers: Attention-Grabbing Titles | Focus On

Loaded with surefire kid appeal, these fiction and nonfiction series are meant to entertain, reinforce skills, and, more importantly, create a lifelong love of reading.

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Easy as ABC, 123 | Focus on

Books that introduce the basic lessons of a child’s experince—the alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, and more.

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Beasts of Lore: Dragons | Focus On

An assortment of dragon tales for readers of all ages.

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Redefining Normal: Books About Teens with Special Needs| Focus On

A collection of young adult titles that address physical, emotional, and psychological health and disabilities.

This article was published in School Library Journal's May 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Humans, Machines, and In-betweens | Focus On

A assortment of serious and fanciful books about robotics technology, how it has developed, and where it is going. Meant to amuse and inspire future scientists and engineers, these selections inform readers that the possibilities are limitless and that these cutting-edge creations are here to stay .

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Game Changers: Women Making History | Focus On

A compilation of books about women who made a difference in their chosen fields and in the world in general. The highlighted individuals include standard-bearers and lesser-known figures, all of whom showed exemplary strength, determination, and all willingness to make a stand.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.