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Appalachian Trailblazer: Ali Schilpp, SLJ's 2018 School Librarian of the Year

Grace Hwang Lynch, Aug 21, 2018
Ali Schilpp brings big ideas to a small school in Accident, MD.

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Samorost 3: It’s “Nothing Short of Wow” | Touch and Go

Daryl Grabarek, Aug 20, 2018
More than a decade after the series' last installment, fans will be thrilled with Samorost 3.

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Joy, Self-Expression, and Celebration at Camp Drag

Tanvi Rastogi, Aug 16, 2018
At the Ames (IA) Public Library, a successful summer workshop gave young patrons interested in drag performance an education and an outlet.

BLOGS

Top 5 Board Books of All Time

Elizabeth Bird, Aug 21, 2018
The Top 100 has reached the end: Here are the five best board books of all time, according to the Fuse #8 Production poll.

NEWS & FEATURES
Keith Curry Lance, Mar 16, 2018
The profession is evolving, and there are fewer of us. What has been happening? Here’s what the numbers say.
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Debra Kachel, Mar 16, 2018
Several circumstances created conditions contributing to U.S. school librarian cuts. Here's a look at likely issues at three levels—national, state, and local/school district.
NEWS & FEATURES
Linda Jacobson, Sep 26, 2016
Restricting books with controversial content is on the rise in school libraries, according to SLJ’s 2016 Controversial Books Survey, which explores self-censorship.
NEWS & FEATURES PREMIUM
Linda Jacobson, Mar 01, 2018
School librarians see declining budgets, but many have influence over spending, our survey shows.
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Lauren Barack, Apr 28, 2017
School librarians are being recognized as tech leaders and investing more in cutting-edge digital tools.
NEWS & FEATURES
Katie Darty, Jul 24, 2018
Promote the freedom to read with banned books bingo, trading cards, fiery displays, and more.

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Barbara Auerbach, Aug 10, 2018
Elementary classroom teachers and librarians will want to add these titles to their collections.

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Shelley Diaz, Jun 11, 2018
We rounded up picture books, middle grade novels, and YA titles from the past year that either center the Caribbean American experience or are written by authors of Caribbean descent.
NEWS & FEATURES
Linda Jacobson, Jun 25, 2018
Joining forces provides ways to share resources, ideas, and programming to better serve students and promote reading. A new partnership toolkit from ALA offers strategies.
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Mary Ann Cappiello, Jun 12, 2018
From the SLJ blog "The Classroom Bookshelf," a lesson plan for The Night Diary written by Veera Hiranandani (Dial Books; Grades 4- 8). Includes teaching ideas, text sets, and recommended resources.

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Kathy Ishizuka, Oct 14, 2017
Author John Green opened School Library Journal's 2017 Leadership Summit in Nashville, TN, with an emotional keynote. Here's the video.
DIVERSITY
Kathy Ishizuka, May 31, 2018
Yuyi Morales closed out School Library Journal's Day of Dialog with this keynote address.
PEOPLE
Kiera Parrott, May 29, 2018
Today at 1 p.m. EST, SLJ editors Shelley Diaz and Kiera Parrott—aka the "Book Nerds"—revealed the cover of Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess's latest book, Swing (Blink), on Facebook Live.
TECHNOLOGY
SLJ, May 14, 2018
Get out the pliers and roll up your sleeves: All you need to know to lead a toy-take apart session with students.  

NEWS & FEATURES
Kathy Ishizuka, May 31, 2018
In a talk that ranged from her Mississippi roots to her personal influences, including a certain young reader who inspires her today, author Angie Thomas delivered a forceful keynote at School Library Journal’s Day of Dialog.

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