LGBTQIA+ Books Targeted; Mindful Reads | Trending on SLJ

Challenged books and mindful reading recommendations are among the week’s most popular stories on SLJ.com. Here, too, notable authors reveal their intimate connections to libraries.

Challenged books and mindful reading recommendations are among the week’s most popular stories on SLJ.com. Here, too, notable authors reveal their intimate connections to libraries.

1. "George" Tops List of Most Challenged Books of 2018

The American Library Association Office of Intellectual Freedom has released its annual list of most challenged books.

2. 16 YA Authors Who Built Their Careers in Libraries

Many authors' jobs in school, public, and academic libraries have informed their writing for teens.

3. First Second Launches History Comics | Stellar Panels

This month’s column kicks off with some news: Graphic novel publisher First Second Books is launching a line of History Comics.

4. How To Read Mindfully: 7 Strategies for Elementary Students

Teaching ideas to build a socially and emotionally strong classroom with books.

5. When Trauma Walks In: Creating Welcoming Spaces by Recognizing Adverse Childhood Experiences

Trauma-informed approaches can help librarians better understand and respond to young patrons' behavioral issues.

6. The Asian/Pacific American Experience | Great Books

While no one book list can adequately explore all the variations in culture and traditions embodied within the broad category of the “Asian/Pacific American Experience,” readers who identify as Asian American and/or Pacific American—especially as first-generation Americans—will find reflections of their own stories in these novels.

 

 

Be the first reader to comment.

Comment Policy:
  • Be respectful, and do not attack the author, people mentioned in the article, or other commenters. Take on the idea, not the messenger.
  • Don't use obscene, profane, or vulgar language.
  • Stay on point. Comments that stray from the topic at hand may be deleted.
  • Comments may be republished in print, online, or other forms of media.
  • If you see something objectionable, please let us know. Once a comment has been flagged, a staff member will investigate.


RELATED 

TOP STORIES

LIBRARY EDUCATION

Kids are using VR to explore worlds and create new ones

COMMUNITY FORM

Kids are using VR to explore worlds and create new ones

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

Kids are using VR to explore worlds and create new ones

Get connected. Join our global community of more than 200,000 librarians and educators.