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Making a World of Difference: 19 Nonfiction Titles On Climate Change

Making a World of Difference: 19 Nonfiction Titles On Climate Change

When it comes to questions about climate change, it’s imperative that we urge children and teens to seek answers that enlighten, inspire, and stimulate them to get involved as responsible inhabitants of this planet.

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ALA Rescinds Meeting Rooms Revision That Included "Hate Groups"

Kara Yorio, Aug 17, 2018
After backlash from members, ALA goes back to work on proper wording for the use of meeting rooms in the Library Bill of Rights.

REVIEWS+

Folk and Fairy Tale Round-Up

Joy Fleishhacker, Aug 10, 2018
Traditional tales remain popular with young readers and provide a plethora of possibilities for classroom explorations.

NEWS & FEATURES

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

Books on Film: Ezra Jack Keats + Mr. Rogers = Magic

Travis Jonker, Aug 15, 2018
In 1972 Ezra Jack Keats visited Mister Rogers. They made some art together, and it was lovely and peaceful.

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.
NEWS & FEATURES
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.
NEWS & FEATURES
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.

REVIEWS+
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.
REVIEWS+
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.

NEWS & FEATURES
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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