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How Susie Jaramillo Created a Media Company with an Educational, Cross-Cultural, and Intergenerational Mission

How Susie Jaramillo Created a Media Company with an Educational, Cross-Cultural, and Intergenerational Mission

From advertising to book-making to producing animated digital shorts: Is there anything this Latinx author-illustrator can’t do?

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Questioning 'The Hate U Give' | Scales on Censorship

Pat Scales, Sep 19, 2018
A frequently challenged book club pick; insisting on the Pledge of Allegiance 

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Life as the Teacher Librarian at LeBron James's I PROMISE School

Kara Yorio, Sep 19, 2018
Susan Mongold talks about the excitement and challenges of being on the inaugural staff at the new public school in Akron, OH.

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Newbery/Caldecott 2019: Fall Prediction Edition

Elizabeth Bird, Sep 19, 2018
Betsy Bird doesn't know which way the awards committee will go in a "crazy year." 

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Love Them or Hate Them, Classroom Libraries Can Provide Partnership Opportunities

Brian Seto McGrath, Sep 11, 2018
While classroom and school libraries share the larger goal of advancing literacy, they often serve different purposes—and compete for the same resources.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Kara Yorio, Aug 27, 2018
The author of So You Want to Talk About Race spoke with SLJ about what educators, and specifically librarians, can do to better serve students of color and change institutional bias and patterns of systemic racism in U.S. education.

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Karen Jensen, Aug 31, 2018
Teen-tested projects from the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County.

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SLJ Staff, Aug 22, 2018
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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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Karen Jensen, Aug 21, 2018
Displays are a place where libraries are not being neutral. What is chosen to highlight or not makes a statement. 

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Myra Zarnowski, Aug 17, 2018
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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SLJ, Aug 14, 2018
This month's list is chock-full of unforgettable middle grade novels with Latinx protagonists, YA thrillers, and amazing picture books for every shelf.

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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, Jul 31, 2018
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Kara Yorio, Aug 30, 2018
These SLJ School Librarians of the Year have big things in store for their students.

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SLJ Staff, Sep 05, 2018
Boyd discusses the connection between street lit and challenged books, while Winner describes the frequently challenged LGBTQ-themed picture books that he shares with his elementary students. 

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Kathy Ishizuka, May 31, 2018
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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.  

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Kiera Parrott, Jul 10, 2018
Help us build our annual Best Books list by submitting title nominations.
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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.
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Shelley Diaz, Jun 05, 2018
Did you catch our behind-the-scenes live video chats with book creators during Book Expo? In case you missed them, we've rounded up some of our recent talks with Kwame Alexander, Eoin Colfer, Ngozi Ukazu, and more.

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