August 23, 2017

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How Can Youth Services Staff Meet Early Learning Needs in 2017? | First Steps

Look at the library through an outsider’s eyes to see why some families still don’t use the library. Then make a plan to get those families involved, and pitch it to your supervisor.

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Professional Reading Reviews | January 2017

A primer for taking on censorship, the ins and outs of media mentorship, and a guide for coping with conflicts within the school.

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A King for All Seasons | Focus On

A selection of books and media that explore Arthurian legend and stories that it inspired. From scholarly works to popular culture references, these stories continue to captivate our collective imaginations.

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Board Book Roundup |Reviews

For those struggling to keep up with the demand for fresh and new board books, this roundup of recently published titles is just for you. Brooke Newberry, an early literacy librarian and new mom, has selected and annotated 50 must-have picks.

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Eight Librarians Flip Their Skills To Serve a New Calling

These powerhouse librarians leveraged their experience to shift careers midstream, after decades on the job, or post-“retirement.” They’re still giving to the profession.

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The Problem with Student Privacy, and How To Protect It

Strategies for safeguarding student data in schools and libraries, and student privacy in general, in the information age.

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Debbie Bornstein Holinstat on Holocaust “Survivors Club”

SLJ recently spoke with Holinstat about her and her father’s book, an SLJ Popular Pick.

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Explore Primary Sources in Free Program Series

The Presidential Primary Source Project presents free, live-streamed programs for middle and high school students. Covering “Culture, Society, and Presidential Decision-Making,” the presentations run through March 2017.

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Faked Out | Editorial

The news literacy gap is today’s information crisis.

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SLJ’s Starred Reviews | January 2017

This month’s can’t-miss titles include Jason Chin’s stunning look at the Grand Canyon, George O’Connor’s graphic novel treatment of the goddess of the hunt, and a charming new chapter book from Laura Amy Schlitz.

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New Year, New Ideas: Knockout Programming for 2017

From astronomy and salsa storytime to family literacy and more, these programming ideas for the year ahead hit it out of the park.

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The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how.

In the era of fake news, librarians are our best hope for educating kids about bogus reporting, biased points of view, and more.

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Graphic Novels Xpress Reviews | January 2017

Larger-than-life personalities make up much of this latest batch of graphic novels.

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Middle Grade Xpress Reviews | January 2017

Michaela MacColl’s historical fiction title takes place at the Carlisle Indian School; Scott Westerfeld pens a series opener sure to please ardent sci-fi fans.

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Nonfiction Xpress Reviews | January 2017

From animals and nature to dating advice for teen boys, January’s online-only reviews include a variety of accessible and informational titles.

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Picture Books Xpress Reviews | January 2017

A number of classic tales lead the way this month, from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen to a new take on Pinocchio and more.

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YA Xpress Reviews | January 2017

Sara Wolf’s follow up to Love Me Never; the conclusion to Marie Lu’s “Young Elites” series; the latest “Team DEVIL” title.

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Daniel Nayeri’s Design-Centered, Studio Approach to Kid Lit | Up Close

Nayeri, director of children’s publishing at Workman, leads a close-knit creative team tasked with an unusual mandate.

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