In advance of the print debut of SLJ’s Popular Picks in the April 2016 issue, SLJ editors have chosen must-have works for kids and teens that appeared in the January 2016 issue. Santat’s latest, a hamster princess, and poignant YA debuts top our list.
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March comes in like a lion, offering a strong selection of brand new middle grade titles perfect for readers in grades four through six. Looking for slightly more sophisticated reads for middle schoolers in grades six to eight? Check out our list of new YA Middle School titles publishing in this month.
APPELT, Kathi & Alison McGhee. Maybe a Fox. 272p. ebook available. S. & S./Atheneum. Mar. 2016. Tr $16.99. ISBN 9781442482425.
Gr 4-6–Twelve-year-old Sylvie, the older of the two Sherman sisters, is […]
You know that recurring nightmare where you have to give a TED talk at TedX Beacon Street in Boston? The one where they fit you with a teeny tiny hand free mic on your head and then you have to stand in front of a series of two-tone cubes? To combat this fear of mine […]
The new WNDB Publishing Internship Project will help support initiatives that give greater opportunities to individuals from diverse backgrounds who wish to begin careers in publishing.
How a VA Middle School Librarian and Her Book Club Raised Funds to Provide 15,000 Meals for Students in South Sudan
Virginia Middle School Librarian Lauren McBride shares her story with SLJ of how her book club read Linda Sue Park’s A Long Walk to Water (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)—a book about the civil war in South Sudan and its thousands of children orphans and refugees—and how the story prompted her students into action, exercising their computer literacy skills in a fundraising campaign for students of South Sudan.
Do you have kids who wiggle and chatter while you read to them? Junior Library Guild editors have selected new picture book titles that will engage restless children from the first page to the last.