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Eats, Poops, and Weeds | Readers Respond

In our feedback roundup, we have julienne fries, a picture book classic, and a topic that inspires a passionate response among librarians—every time.


Microsoft Offers Mixed Reality Headsets, PD to School and Public Libraries  

Public libraries and middle and high schools can apply for the grants. But hurry, the deadline is July 9.


"Black Panther"-Inspired Lesson Plans Leverage Hit Film to Teach Tech

Free lesson plans combine digital fabrication with an exploration of cultural symbols inspired by the hit Marvel film.


So You Know Your YA Authors. Who's on Our Cover?

Six winners of the Margaret A. Edwards Award are pictured, along with the honor’s namesake.


School Library Journal Debuts New Logo

SLJ has a new look. Here we reveal our new logo, which graces the cover of School Library Journal’s June print issue.


Yuyi Morales Has an Immigration Story to Tell, Her Own | SLJ Day of Dialog 2018

Yuyi Morales closed out School Library Journal's Day of Dialog with this keynote address.


With Books, You Can Change the World—and Future Politicians Who Tweet, Says Angie Thomas at SLJ Day of Dialog

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.


‘Fifty Shades’ Notwithstanding, Librarians Embrace the Great American Read

Any booklist is bound to be picked apart. So it’s no surprise that librarians have opinions about the 100 best-loved novels named in “The Great American Read.”


‘Teach This Poem’ Wins Innovations in Reading Prize

Teach This Poem, a free resource that helps educators and students infuse poetry into learning, has won the 2018 Innovations in Reading Prize from the National Book Foundation.

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