A look at events and issues involved in the quest for equality, access, and civil rights.
Censorship expert Pat Scales offers guidance on helping competitive readers find their own thing, balancing the responsibility to protect privacy, and orienting new teachers to the role of the library.
Community organizations, businesses, and local residents are often eager to help their neighborhood school libraries—they’re just waiting for someone to ask. These partnership resources and toolkits can get you started.
Better Learning Through Ebooks: Rosen Digital’s Spotlight on Science and Social Studies | Reference Reviews
Covering subjects such as the 13 colonies and the solar system, Rosen uses helpful features, including time lines, multimedia, and primary documents, to shine a “spotlight” on a variety of cornerstone topics.
This powerful cohort of school district library heads is poised to bring innovation, bold leadership, and a new communal strength to the field.
Stellar exemplars of creative programs and inspired leadership, underscoring a broad call for librarians to take action in an evolving learning landscape. That’s a big-picture view of the 2015 School Library Journal (SLJ) Leadership Summit in Seattle, WA.
Selected by the Good Comics for Kids bloggers, these graphic novels published in 2015 are the cream of the crop.
Tim Wadham, SLJ’s Libro por libro columnist, along with the members the Top 10 Latin@ Books committee, select superlative titles about the Latin@ experience.
Mark Flowers and his team of reviewers selected 22 of the top adult titles published in 2015 to share with teen readers.
Daryl Grabarek, SLJ’s resident app guru, curates a stellar list of the best educational and story apps produced in the past year.
Kent Turner, SLJ’s DVD editor, hand-picked these top-shelf productions that offer educational—as well as entertainment—value.
These 10 titles, curated by audio editor Stephanie Klose, represent excellent storytelling with exceptional narration and production values.