July 20, 2017

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Catching Up: 30 Recent YA Series Entries

YA librarian Lindsey Tomsu rounds up recent YA series entries that teens won’t want to miss, from X-Files prequels to superhero sequels.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Taking Action and Reading Orwell | Nonfiction Series Update

Animals and author biographies for the elementary crowd and a timely focus on social issues for tweens and teens.

This article was published in School Library Journal's February 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Stock Your Shelves! | Middle Grade Series Update

A roundup of recent middle grade series continuations.

From Antiquity to Zuckerberg | Nonfiction Series Update

This latest batch of series nonfiction for elementary and middle school students is an eclectic mix of art, STEM, history, and more.

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

Melissa Grey’s “The Shadow Hour,” the Latest Sci-Fi, and More | YA Series Update

The following are some of the latest installments in recommended YA series, including some interesting takes on sci-fi, a little bit of romance, and one series that defies explanation and that teens won’t want to miss.

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

Goofy Pets, Daring Detectives, and a Drama Queen| Chapter Books Series Update

Just in time for summer reading, a roundup of new and forthcoming series continuations for independent chapter book readers.

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

From Summer Camp to the Far Reaches of the Galaxy | Middle Grade Series Update

Librarian Chris Lassen rounds up the latest middle grade continuations, with titles perfect for fans looking to catch up on their favorite series over the long summer vacation.

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

Political Thrillers, Flirty Romances, and Complex Sci-Fi | YA Series Update

The following are some of the latest installments in popular YA series. The highlighted choices include some classic romances, science fiction, dystopians, horror, a modern-day take on Shakespeare, and political thrillers that teens won’t want to miss.

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

Spring Ahead! | Chapter Books Series Update

Adderson, Caroline. Public Library Enemy #1. illus. by Mike Shiell. 124p. (Jasper John Dooley). Kids Can. Apr. 2016. Tr $15.95. ISBN 9781771380157.

Gr 2-4 –Jasper desperately wants to read to the dog at the public library; he’s certain he can find a book that will make her stop frowning. When a series of disasters strike and his library book is destroyed, Jasper must find a way to pay for the book or else he’ll never get […]

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

Storytellers, Animals, and History Makers | Nonfiction Series Update

These updates to existing nonfiction series cover a variety of topics, from comic book art to Spanish language titles on California history—there is something for everyone.

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

Funny, Action-Packed, Poignant | Middle Grade Series Update

Clear the shelves! Librarian Christopher Lassen rounds up a strong selection of new middle grade series and sequels.

Zombie Fiction, Bone-Chilling Horror, and Genre-Defying Dystopians | YA Series Update

YA librarian and Library Journal Mover and Shaker Lindsey Tomsu curates a roundup of the latest installments of popular YA series. Among the highlighted choices are romance, sci-fi, dystopian, mystery, horror, and fantasy selections that teens won’t want to miss.

Mermaids, Pirates, and Terrifying Tales | Middle Grade Series Update

A round up of some recent and forthcoming middle grade series and sequels.

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

Nonfiction Series Update

Check out the latest installments of these can’t-miss nonfiction series that tackle a variety of topics: science, animals, careers, history, and more.

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

The Latest from Amanda Hocking, R.L. Stine, and More | YA Series Update

School Library Journal editors round up the latest entries of popular fantasy, paranormal romance, dystopian, and horror series, including works by Amanda Hocking, Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, Janet Edwards, and R.L. Stine.

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

Mariella Mystery, Zombie Hamsters, and Magic | Series Update

These series updates are sure to please fans: Mariella Mystery is on the case, Ehrich Weisz continues the search for his brother, and Havelock McCreely writes another “Zombie Hamster” installment.

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

Gargoyles, Sharks, and Pandas, Oh My! | Fiction Series Update

Middle graders are in for a treat with this latest spate of new installments in beloved series, from the mysterious Gargoyles Gone AWOL to the humorously poignant How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel.

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

New and Continuing Chapter Book Series from Hilary McKay, Lyn Gardner, Caroline Adderson, and More | Fiction Series Update

Curious about what your favorite chapter book heroes and heroines are up to? Wonder no more, as SLJ brings you the latest installments to popular chapter book series, as well as some new series you won’t want to miss.

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

Sign Language Primers, Graphic Guide to Science, and Selections on the Civil Rights Movement | Nonfiction Series Update

SLJ presents Nonfiction Series Update, continuations in ongoing series that are not to be missed. This installment, check out the latest on animals, sign language, cell division, civil rights, and more.

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

To the Forbidden City and Beyond, a Skateboard Party, and a Child Star’s Tribulations | Fiction Series Update

This month, we bring you the latest in updates to existing fiction series. Chapter-book readers will find plenty to cheer about, including an adventure in the Forbidden City, a young girl’s trials and tribulations on and off the set of a sitcom, and a class hamster’s attempts to help his students win a trivia competition.

This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.