September 24, 2016

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#1 Travis and Colby (S1 E1)

Travis: The problem: there are a whole bunch of episodes of The Yarn that are nowhere to be found on The Yarn blog. You see the issue here, right? Today we start to fix that. Let’s begin at the beginning, with the very first episode. Over time we’ll give all the past episodes a proper home […]

Audio Xpress Reviews | September 2016

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Jon Walter’s complex and beautifully written My Name Is Not Friday; the can’t-miss conclusion to Margaret Peterson Haddix’s “Missing” series.

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YA Xpress Reviews | September 2016

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Zetta Elliott’s follow-up to A Wish After Midnight combines time travel, romance, and history; Jane Ozkowski “captures the absurdity and magic of the last summer before college.”

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Picture Books Xpress Reviews | September 2016

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An illustrated version of one of T.S. Eliot’s most notorious cats; a stubborn princess overcomes her distaste for a certain green vegetable.

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Nonfiction Xpress Reviews | September 2016

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Ken Burns tackles the U.S. presidents; an “antiprincess collection.”

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Middle Grade Xpress Reviews | September 2016

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John David Anderson’s heartrending work about three friends coping with the departure of a beloved teacher; Jason Reynolds’s “Track” series is off to a strong start.

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SLJTeen Live! 2016: Genre-Bending Sci-fi and Fantasy

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Today’s YA resists the traditional definitions of science fiction vs. fantasy. Cases in point: these “genre-bending” authors, whose works meld dystopian societies, magic, imagined empires, and alternate Earths.

Graphic Novels Xpress Reviews | September 2016

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Brian K. Vaughan takes readers on a surreal journey; the next installments in the “Lumberjanes” series; an introduction to one of Japan’s most beloved characters.

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SLJTeen Live! 2016: Suspense and Horror

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The hour-long Thrills and Chills panel delivered fresh insights from prominent YA horror and suspense authors, including Mindy McGinnis (The Female of the Species).

SLJTeen Live! 2016: Nonfiction for Teens

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The “Stranger than Fiction: NF 4 Teens” panelists described the process of crafting their work and offered suggestions on how to motivate teens to seek out nonfiction.

Friday Finds: August 26, 2016

This Week at TLT Sunday Reflections: Five Words We Should All Stop Using Middle School Monday: Reading in Class. Minus the Worksheet or Report. Just, you know, READING. By Julie Stivers #MHYALit: Who Cares for the Caregivers? #MHYALit Book Review: Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow #MHYALit: Seven Myths About Mental Illness, a guest post […]

The Picture Book in 2016: Social Themes and Lessons

I recently received a very interesting, if puzzling, question.  A friend of mine needed to know, for professional reasons, what I would consider the top themes in picture books these days.  By “themes” I don’t mean trends but rather emotional or social lessons for young readers.  You might even go so far as to call […]

Teen Book Buzz Fall 2016

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Thursday, September 8th, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
Get ahead of the curve and discover the latest and greatest hot reads during SLJ’s 2016 Teen Book Buzz webcast! Join us in conversation with Albert Whitman & Company, Harlequin TEEN, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books, and Sourcebooks about their most buzz-worthy titles coming out this fall.
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SLJ and Scholastic Announce 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award Winners

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Winner Todd Burleson, and finalists Anita Cellucci and Laura Gardner, all display outstanding achievement and innovative use of technology.

Yes, He Can! Todd Burleson, SLJ’s 2016 School Librarian of the Year

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“Please keep robots out of the sawdust” is the kind of phrase heard around the library at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, IL, where Todd Burleson can be found leading engineering challenges, inspiring student reporters, and constantly inventing.

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Creating a Safe Space: Anita Cellucci, 2016 School Librarian of the Year Finalist

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Thanks to Anita Cellucci, the Westborough (MA) High School library is a hub where teens come to read and relax, learn about mental wellness, hold poetry slams, and dream big.

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Unstoppable Ambassador: Laura Gardner, 2016 School Librarian of the Year Finalist

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Laura Gardner brings out the best in students at Dartmouth (MA) Middle School with outstanding volunteer, tech, and reading programs.

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The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2016

Pushing the envelope. Pushing boundaries. Pushing buttons. Here’s to children’s books that expand our assumptions of what a children’s book can be. Previously . . . The Wildest Children’s Books of 2015 The Wildest Children’s Books of 2014 The Wildest Children’s Books of 2013 The Wildest Children’s Books of 2012 Look Up! by Jung Jin-Ho Holiday […]

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