Paired reading should be considered a beneficial component of a child’s literary experience.
School librarians are being recognized as tech leaders and investing more in cutting-edge digital tools.
A look at the global landscape of books published for young people and why it is important to share them with readers in the United States.
An early lesson in empathy inspired Gene Luen Yang. In an original comic for School Library Journal, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature depicts the inspiration for his Reading Without Walls program.
Move aside, “Hamilton.” Several children’s musicians bring history to life through music—and provide teachable material.
Adam Gidwitz, a 2017 Newbery Honor recipient, and Newbery Medal winner Kelly Barnhill chat about creating characters, honing their craft, and trusting readers to build their stories.
These inspiring partnerships reflect a growing trend: alliances between universities and K-12 students that emphasize problem-solving and mentoring skills.
A starter collection of picture books that address social emotion learning topics and themes for one-on-one sharing and sparking discussions with young audiences.
These powerhouse librarians leveraged their experience to shift careers midstream, after decades on the job, or post-“retirement.” They’re still giving to the profession.
Strategies for safeguarding student data in schools and libraries, and student privacy in general, in the information age.
From astronomy and salsa storytime to family literacy and more, these programming ideas for the year ahead hit it out of the park.
In the era of fake news, librarians are our best hope for educating kids about bogus reporting, biased points of view, and more.
Kent Turner, SLJ’s DVD editor, hand-picked these top-shelf productions that offer educational—as well as entertainment—value.
Daryl Grabarek, SLJ’s resident app guru, curates a stellar list of the best educational and story apps produced in the past year.
Libro por libro contributors Lucia Acosta, Ruth Quiroa, and Tim Wadham select superlative titles about the Latinx experience.