A “Wall Street Journal” article profiling kid lit “rock stars” who are all white men angered readers. it also prompted soul-searching about diversity in the profession—and a push for solutions.
SLJ catches up with John Schumacher, aka Mr. Schu, to learn what he’s up to in his new role at Scholastic and what’s on his to-read list.
Nerdcamp is “the grassrootsiest of grassroots and ground zero for the “free-range” reading movement, writes Travis Jonker. “And it has the potential to revolutionize professional development in your school district.”
This article was published in School Library Journal's August 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.