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August 27, 2015

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Travis Jonker, Colby Sharp Launch Book-themed Podcast, à la Serial: The Yarn

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A unique, episodic podcast about the making of a single book, the upcoming middle grade graphic novel by Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm, Sunny Side Up, launches today. Created by school librarian Travis Jonker and teacher Colby Sharp, “The Yarn” examines the highly anticipated book from multiple perspectives in Season 1 of a new podcast series

Catch up with Lunch Lady, Babymouse, and Big Nate | Fiction Series Update

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Take a look at some old, familiar friends from continuing fiction series: Babymouse celebrates a birthday, while Big Nate runs for class president, and Lunch Lady has a new nemesis.

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Graphic Novel Fan-Favorites and the Odd Duck | JLG’s On the Radar

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Babymouse, Lunch Lady, Squish, and other familiar characters are back in this year’s crop of new graphic novels for elementary school students. Check out these recent arrivals selected by Junior Library Guild’s editorial staff.

On the Radar: Top Picks from the Editors at Junior Library Guild: Cast Your Vote for These Presidential Titles

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Though Election Day is behind us, it’s never too late for a president-related story, whether it’s a light graphic novel or enlightening poems.