May 5, 2016

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Guidance for Kindergartners, Programming for Teens, and Inspiration for ESOL Educators | Professional Reading

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This month, find plenty of guidance, whether you serve kindergartners, teens and tweens, or English-language learners.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

A New Approach to Picture Books, a Look at Visual Learning, and Reaching Out to Teens | Professional Reading

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This month’s professional reading covers some timely topics for patrons of all ages, from a look at a new way of examining picture books with kids to the scoop on teen services.

This article was published in School Library Journal's January 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking About What They See by Megan Dowd Lambert | Professional Reading

Reading Picture Books with Children by Megan Dowd Lambert

Lambert, Megan Dowd. Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking About What They See. 176p. ebook available. Charlesbridge. 2015. Tr $21.95. ISBN 9781580896627. Lambert’s Whole Book Approach challenges librarians to think differently about how they share a picture book in a group setting. It asks adult readers to value the opinions of young listeners and to engage them to become active participants as they try to make meaning of […]

Navigating the “Tween Scene,” Getting “Between the Sheets,” and Exploring Realistic Fiction | Professional Reading

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From a look at programming for tweens to a guide to navigating sexual content, this month’s professional reading delivers some can’t-miss new resources.

This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Professional Reading | May 2013

Practical advice for teen services.

Book Review: Professional Reading | March 2013

Check out SLJ’s professional reading section, where you’ll find new read-aloud selections by Rob Reid, among other titles.