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August 20, 2014

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New Series Entries for Independent Readers │ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

Greatest Star on Earth

From Amber Brown to fairly new-on-the-scene Magician Mike Lane, beloved characters are welcomed by young readers. When a well-loved author introduces a new series, librarians also sit up and take notice. The following titles selected by the editors at Junior Library Guild offer independent readers the comfort of well-known friends

MacLachlan, Henkes Tackle Kid Challenges in New Books for Independent Readers | JLG’s On the Radar

truth of me

From Anna Branford to Patricia MacLachlan, favorite authors offer fiction for independent readers who have their own challenges to face. Selected by the editors at Junior Library Guild, the following titles feature protagonists who overcome their conflicts, and will be available for readers this fall.

Interview: Coville, Levy on Co-Writing New “Amber Brown’

CovilleandLevy

SLJ talks to writers Bruce Coville and Elizabeth Levy, coauthors of Amber Brown Is Tickled Pink (Putnam, 2012), a tribute to their dear friend and “Amber Brown” creator, Paula Danziger, who passed away in 2004.