March 20, 2018

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Most Popular Posts Via Twitter


These were our top stories of the week on our Twitter feed. Dewey, no surprise, heads the list.


Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System

New York approves a new school librarian evaluation rubric  NeverEndingSearch

 Movie Review: Fat Kid Rules the World 

Looking for some books to display for Halloween? Search no more! Nail-biters: Gripping Tales 

There is only one science book in the entire Newbery canon. Maybe that will change this year. Heavy Medal

Best Websites for Teaching the Presidential Election – The Digital Shift

Recommended Comics for Schools: Uncle Scrooge, Papyrus, The Loxleys/Crogan’s Loyalty, Hammer and Anvil Connect the Pop

So. Many. Books. Someday My Printz Will Come


Our October cover story has generated some deep discussion and the conversation continues on a Twitter chat:

Thursday, October 11

9 pm ET, 6 pm PT

hashtag: #sljdewey

Host: Kiera Parrott, Head of Children’s Services, Darien (CT) Library

Participants: Sue Giffard, Tali Balas Kaplan and Jennifer Still-Schiff, all of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York City and co-authors of the feature story




Kathy Ishizuka About Kathy Ishizuka

Kathy Ishizuka ( on Twitter) is the Executive Editor of  School Library Journal.

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