Tom Lichtenheld and Kathleen T. Horning admire the trophy of Paul Bunyan’s Babe the Blue Ox, awarded to the winning team at the Cooperative Children’s Book Council’s Second Annual Trivia Bowl.
Our most memorable shot of the week is of a trio of grinning ambassadors. It’s sure to make you smile, too.
The WNDB and SLJ’s Booktalking Kit on display in the Maret School Middle and Upper School Library in Washington, DC.
Fans of all ages came from far, far away to participate in Yoda Yoga, Jedi lightsaber training, a Star Wars Shakespeare activity, and more.
“This is an early Christmas present,” president Obama said as he signed the new education bill into law this morning. “I love it when we’re signing bipartisan bills.” The bill saw strong support in the House and the Senate.
YA authors Danette Vigilante, Sofia Quintero, and Daniel Jose Older read and discussed their recent works at La Casa Azul Bookstore in Spanish Harlem, New York City on Wednesday, November 18.
“Library Journal” Movers & Shakers and “Dr. Who” fans Matthew Winner and Sherry Gick show commitment to their profession with freshly inked tattoos that say “Mover and Shaker” in Gallifreyean.
The Bay Area monthly book club for teens, Not Your Mother’s Book Club™, in conjunction with Teenquake/Litquake, recently hosted authors Ellen Hopkins, Kristin Elizabeth Clark, and Craig Lew.
Jacqueline Briggs Martin’s Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table was selected as the book “Read Across the Globe” this year on October 19.
Zachariah OHora (@ZachariahOHora), illustrator of Ame Dyckman’s (@AmeDyckman) Wolfie the Bunny, signs posters of the duo’s 2nd collaboration, Horrible Bear (Spring, 2016), at a Little, Brown preview
Attendees of the 2015 ALA Annual Conference added their favorite diverse book suggestions to 3M’s heart-shaped display made of rainbow-hued Post-it notes.
Author and comics artist Kate Beaton had dinner with librarians and book sellers at New York City’s Hundred Acres to promote her first picture book, The Princess and the Pony.
Proud families applauded, took pictures, and cried during the graduation ceremony for their children, who completed Queens Library’s pre-K program, the first library-run pre-Kindergarten in the nation.
Kiera Parrott, School Library Journal’s reviews editor, and Shelley Diaz, senior editor, volunteered on Wednesday, June 10, as part of the Urban Libraries Unite 24-hour Read-In.
On Wednesday May 13, Quarto Publishing USA presented its fall titles, calling attention to its new nonfiction imprint, Wide Eyed Editions. On hand was author Gabrielle Balkan, who discussed her The 50 States.
A series of photos taken at the 2015 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture in Washington, DC, on May 8, 2015. Brian Selznick addressed the history and evolution of how we define family in children’s books.
“I’m still a big Dr. Seuss fan—The Sneeches, Horton, and all that stuff,” the President told middle schoolers during his visit to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, DC. Watch the full video.