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Book Review: Love and Other Curses by Michael Thomas Ford

What’s New in LGBTQIA+ YA April 2019

Review of the Day: New Kid by Jerry Craft

Staff Development: When RA training and diversity training meet

2019 Books from Pura Belpre Winners

National School Climate Survey results about LGBTQ students’ experiences in school

Monsters united can never be defeated: sentimental queer horror YA, a guest post by Hal Schrieve

Feminist AF: What Makes a YA Book a Feminist YA Book?

A Love Letter to Muslim Authors, a guest post by Lisa Krok

Sunday Reflections: The Okay Sign, a Game of Gotcha, and a Symbol of Hate, Why It’s Important to Stay Informed

What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA March 2019

Book Review: We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

A Secret Corner, a guest post by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Book Review: The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson

Hip Hop is Happening in YA Lit, a guest post by Lisa Krok

President Books for Presidents Day

The Reconstruction of a False Story

Honoring African American Women and Girls, Past and Present

Five Poets to Celebrate | Black History Month

The Parker Inheritance: A Lesson Plan and Resources

Presenting the 2019 Outstanding International Books List

The Moon Within by Aida Salazar

"In the Margins" 2019 Book Awards Announced

Book Review: LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens by Kelly Huegel Madrone

The Power of Story

New YALSA Teen Book Finder App, Database and More | NewsBites

SLJ Diverse Books Survey Page Updated with New Resources, Access to Full Report

ALA Responds to YMA Ceremony Criticism


Elizabeth Acevedo and 'The Poet X' Add Printz, Pura Belpré to Awards Collection

Diversity, Debate, and the Magic of Books: A Look at the 2019 Youth Media Awards

Merci Suárez Changes Gears, a Lesson Plan and Resource List


Community: Books that Bring People Together | Focus On

Claire Hartfield and Ekua Holmes Win Coretta Scott King Book Awards

SLJ Reviews the 2019 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Award Winners

Meg Medina on the Meaning of 'Merci' and the Newbery Medal


What Does the Power of Story Mean to You?

Feminist AF Fashions and the YA Characters That Rock Them

Book Review: Our Year of Maybe by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Do You Know: Reflection Press & Children’s Books as a Radical Act, a Diversity Audit Resource

To Slang or Not To Slang: Defending authentic language in YA and children’s literature

Martin’s Story-Whisper by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Book Review: The Whispers by Greg Howard

Hip Hop Architecture Camp Brings Urban Planning to Summer Programming

Watch Us Rise | An Interview with Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

Women Rule in These Five YA Novels

Jewish Booklists, “Schindler’s List” Curriculum | New Resources to Counter Anti-Semitism

Carmen Sandiego Returns, Rowley Gets a Say, and More | NewsBites

We Need Diverse Books Announces 2019 Walter Awards Winners

Capstone Launches #ReadingIsForEveryone

Heavy Medal Finalist: The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis

For First-Generation College Students, More Peer Support, Scholarships, and Resources


Book Review: Standing Up Against Hate: How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course of WWII by Mary Cronk Farrell

School Library Grant, Exhibition, and More Opportunities | NewsBites

WRITING YOUR OWN STORY (SORT OF), a guest post by Greg Howard

Mimi Yu On Empire, Shaping Characters, and More in “The Girl King”

Marley Dias, Allister Chang Among ILA’s “30 Under 30” Literacy Champions

Cover Reveal: "Mira’s Curly Hair" by Maryam al Serkal, ill. Luciani, Rebeca

What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA January 2019

Guest Post: Brian Lies presents Got to Get It Right

Gun Locks, Mental Health Training, and More at the Library | NewsBites

Plan Ahead for Major Anniversaries

A Practical Plan To Get #OwnVoices Books Into Readers' Hands

31 Days, 31 Lists: 2018 Unique Biographies

42 Poetry & Nonfiction Titles To Celebrate the Legacy of Black Creators & Historical Figures


Of Race and Reprints

Industry Diversity Survey, Sleep Study, and More | NewsBites

The Year in SLJ Covers | 2018

A Student-Run Black History Month Celebration

The Year's Most Popular Stories on SLJ | 2018

Powerful, Gripping, Important, and Timely—But is It Distinguished?

Story Updates: #kidsneedmentors, Clinton and Keller in Texas Curriculum, and More | NewsBites

Book Review: The Resolutions by Mia Garcia

Cultural Humility in Librarianship: What is it? (a guest post by Adilene Rogers)

The Review Is Critical

Collaborating on High-Interest Topics | The Refugee Experience

Book Review: This Is What It Feels Like by Rebecca Barrow

Diversity in Summer Reading Lists | Diverse Books Survey

Book Review: Pulp by Robin Talley

Blog Roll Call: Diversity in YA Literature, a list of resources to help librarians diversify their shelves

Will Woodson Win?

Books Exploring Privilege Are Part of the Diversity Discussion

Book Review: This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender

"Read Woke” Panel: Validating Girls’ Voices and Experiences | SLJ Summit 2018

Highlights from SLJ's Summit Saturday

Takei Opens SLJ Summit With Emotional, Inspiring History Lesson

Shelving Debate: To Separate or Integrate?

Diverse Characters Impact Decisions To Buy Books

George Takei To Keynote SLJ Summit 2018

#OwnVoices Not Familiar to All

Diversity Auditing 101: How to Evaluate Your Collection

Can Diverse Books Save Us?
In a divided world, librarians are on a mission

Another Look at a Heavy Medal Readers' Favorite

Book Review: Home and Away by Candice Montgomery

Friday Finds: October 12, 2018

Kwame Alexander and Follett Partner in Literacy Campaign

Wrestling with Some Truths After Seeing "The Hate U Give"

Security Concerns Postpone Drag Queen Story Hour

A Look at the 2018 Newbery Winner's Latest Novel

Down Syndrome and the Great Gaping (Longstanding) Children’s Book Gap

Review of the Day: Dreamers by Yuyi Morales


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