As the start of school approaches, educators around the country are grappling with the best way to support students who have questions about the shootings in the news.
Coauthors Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds each delivered remarks about their Coretta Scott King (CSK) Author Honor win for All American Boys on June 26 during the CSK Award’s Breakfast at the American Library Association’s Annual Meeting in Orlando. SLJ presents both speeches, published together for the first time.
Snapshots of honored authors, jubilant librarians, the newly engaged, and more from the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.
The former National Teacher of the Year talks about teaching, writing, and a generation of teen readers that her books have touched.
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In this round of industry news, learn about the Association for Library Service to Children’s Day of Diversity for children’s literature in collaboration with the Children’s Book Council—plus several grants geared toward enhancing your library’s collection.
Enrich your library collection with 60-100 titles by African American authors and illustrators by applying for one of three Coretta Scott King Book Donation Grants administered by the American Library Association.
Henrietta Mays Smith, 92, an inaugural member of the Coretta Scott King Awards Task Force, will be the first librarian to receive a Carle Mentor Honor on September 18.
The winners of the 2014 Coretta Scott King Medals and four honor books were announced at the 2014 Youth Media Awards. Incorporate the following booktalks and tools when sharing these powerful books with young readers.
As has often been the case in recent years, there were several graphic novels on the list of honorees at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, which took place in Philadelphia this year. March, Book One, the graphic-novel memoir of Congressman John Lewis’s involvement in the Civil Rights movement, was named a Coretta Scott King […]
In observation of Black History Month, Curriculum Connections takes a look at a variety of titles that highlight the achievement of African Americans. From abolitionists to artists, there’s something for every collection.
With the Youth Media Awards just a few days away, School Library Journal editors and contributors took a stab at naming some possible contenders.
Watch a series of 17 interviews with children’s author’s for free, apply for book donation and literacy grants, get free writing rubrics, and much more—just check out this week’s News Bites for lots of great information for librarians, teachers, and everyone involved in education.