The Year in SLJ Covers | 2018

Herewith, 2018 in School Library Journal, cover by cover. Hat tip, Mark Tuchman, SLJ creative director.

 

Herewith, 2018 in School Library Journal. Art direction by Mark Tuchman, SLJ's creative director. The illustrators, with links to our cover stories, noted below.

 

 

2018 cover stories:


January: Advocate This, Not That!  Illustration by James Yang


February: Prime Time for Podcasts Illustration by Michael Byers


March: Big Fish, Small Budget: Insights from SLJ's Spending Survey  Illustration by Alex Eben Meyer


April: Don't Stress About Coding: Focus Shifts To Teaching Problem Solving Not Computer Skills Illustration by T.M. Detwiler

 

May: The Maker Issue 2018:  Illustration by  Tom Cocotos

Makerspaces Help Kids Tap Potential, Find Confidence, Success, and Friendships  Let Teens Lead in Makerspaces
39 Titles To Round Out Any Maker Program
Maker Grows Up: Committing to Sustainable Programs Nationwide
Get Thee to a Makerspace: A Shakespeare-Themed Festival from SLJ’s 2017 Maker Hero
Laura Fleming: Don't Let Makerspaces Be A Passing Trend
MIT Developing Assessments To Quantify Makerspace Educational Value


June: It's Me, Margaret: Illustration by Caitlin Kuhwald

The Legacy of Margaret A. Edwards and the Birth of an Award
The Margaret A. Edwards Award and 30 Years of Young Adult Literature
Margaret Edwards Award Winner Angela Johnson Just Wants To Tell a Good Story


July: Higher Ground: Getting College Ready in the Library  Illustration by Cat O'Neil


August: Can We Talk? Librarians Lead New Push for Civics Education, Focusing on Discourse Illustration by Robert Neubecker


September: Appalachian Trailblazer: Ali Schilpp, SLJ's 2018 School Librarian of the Year Photography by Martha Rial


October: Food Literacy Programs Teach More Than Cooking and Nutrition  


November: Can Diverse Books Save Us?  Illustration by Monique Wray


December: SLJ Best Books 2018 Illustration by John Hendrix

 

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Kathy Ishizuka

Kathy Ishizuka (kishizuka@mediasourceinc.com, @kishizuka on Twitter) is the Executive Editor of School Library Journal.

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