SLJ Blogs

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble

Friday Finds: May 7, 2021

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#141)

Before They Were Artists: Famous Illustrators As Kids | Review

Fun Fiction can Sell STEM, a guest post by Susan McCormick

Book Review: When You Get the Chance by Tom Ryan and Robin Stevenson

Insufficiently Appreciated: Books I Should Have Reviewed

The Drowned Histories of Appalachia, a guest post by author Juliana Brandt

Cindy Crushes Programming: 10 Popular Fandoms to Base Teen Programming On, by Teen Librarian Cindy Shutts

Influenced by Influencers, a guest post by Jessica Patrick

Book Review: Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry by Joya Goffney

Books on Film: Jason Reynolds on Antiques Roadshow

The Middle Grade Spotify Playlist: A “The Best Worst Summer” Guest Post

Shang-Chi Vol. 1: Brothers & Sisters | Review

Joy, Connection and Community: Finding Pride in Books During a Pandemic, a conversation between Robin Stevenson and Tom Ryan

The Black Best Friend, a guest post by Joya Goffney

2021 Books from APAA Winners

Review of the Day: Mars Is by Suzanne Slade

Anything for Mom: Shy Willow

Orcs #4 | Preview

Author Molly E. Lee on “The Creative Spark”, a guest post


100 Scope Notes

Travis Jonker

A Fuse #8 Production

Elizabeth Bird

Good Comics for Kids

Brigid Alverson, Robin Brenner, Lori Henderson, Esther Keller, Michael May, J. Caleb Mozzocco, Mike Pawuk, Scott Robins, & Eva Volin

Heavy Medal: A Mock Newbery Blog

Steven Engelfried, Sharon McKellar, & Roxanne Hsu Feldman

Neverending Search

Joyce Valenza

Teen Librarian Toolbox

Karen Jensen, Heather Booth, Robin Willis, & Amanda MacGregor

The Classroom Bookshelf

Mary Ann Cappiello, Erika Thulin Dawes, Grace Enriquez, & Katie Cunningham

The Yarn

Travis Jonker & Colby Sharp


7 Books to Celebrate Jewish Life

SLJ Reviews

Asian American #OwnVoices: Artfully Narrated Middle Grade, YA, and Crossover Audiobooks

Terry Hong

22 Stellar Reads for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

SLJ Reviews

Podcasts Galore! Summer Listening for Students of All Ages.

Anne Bensfield and Pamela Rogers

Five Debut YA Authors Make Readers Feel Something

Melanie Kletter


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