November 17, 2017

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SLJ Talks to National Book Award Winner Cynthia Kadohata

Elizabeth Bird interviews Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the 2013 National Book Award in the category of Young People’s Literature for her “truly original, honestly heartfelt middle-grade novel, The Thing About Luck, in our January 2014 cover story.

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Multimedia Reviews | DVDs & Audio

Several picture book favorites, such as Cloudette and Carnivores, are expanded into lush multimedia formats, while children’s literature great Tomi Ungerer’s life is explored in unflinching detail in a new documentary.

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Book Review: Preschool to Grade 4 Fiction

A baby bear, several frogs, a mob of meerkats, plenty of penguins, and one rather large and smelly woolly mammoth are just a few of the varied creatures that appear in the Preschool to Grade 4 reviews this month.

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South Dakota Honors “21st Century School Libraries”

The South Dakota State Library launched a new program this fall, the 21st Century School Library Award, to honor the work of 20 school libraries who are best representing 21st-century principles. The creators are hoping the recognition will serve as a motivation for other schools and districts to invest in their libraries.

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