October 18, 2017

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SLJ’s June 2017 Popular Picks

Celebrate summer’s return with these June Popular Picks! This month’s list includes a new mythical creature nonfiction series that kicks off with Bigfoot and Nessie, a case of mistaken identity and taboo romance with a sci-fi twist, and the latest Narwhal and Jelly book, in which the duo team up to be heroes for the day.

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Video Sunday: One Video Short

Been a while, hasn’t it?  Well, better late than never.  And you probably get a better level of quality videos if there’s a month’s gap, eh? Today we begin with the video of the week.  The Wall Street Journal released this article about Brian Selznick’s puppeteering work on his own book trailer.  For me, it’s […]

Walking and Talking with . . . Jenni Holm!

This is our second “Walking and Talking” installment by the clearly multi-talented Steve Sheinkin.  This week?  Jenni Holm discusses how she works and gives some background on the blood, sweat and tears that went into The Fourteenth Goldfish. Be also sure to check out the first Walking and Talking with . . . John Corey […]

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

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.