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Hip-Hop EDU: Use Music To Spark Students' Creativity and Learning

Read the Signs: Middle Grade Fiction Centering the Deaf Experience

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31 Days, 31 Lists: 2019 Bilingual & Spanish Books for Kids

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“Frindle” Author Remembered | News Bites

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When the Teacher’s a Climate Change Denier | Scales on Censorship


The Power of Story—Diverse Books for All Readers

Focus on Inclusion at AASL Conference Sessions | AASL '19


HarperCollins To Launch Native-Focused Imprint

Review of the Day: My Footprints by Bao Phi, ill. Basia Tran

Guest Post – Beyond 3 Percent: Translated Children’s Literature in the U.S.

The Power of Story is That Stories Are Real


Books About Doing Time | Read Woke


The Power of Story–Powerful Magic

13 Books for Tweens


All-School Read Makes Impact: Book by Young Immigrants Changes Perceptions at Wisconsin High School

Introducing SLJ’s Go-To Guide

Dyslexia Awareness Month: In Which I Interview My Child with Dyslexia

The Power of Story—Scary Stories for the Rest of Us

7 Picture Books About Black Father Figures


Hena Khan's More to the Story is a Love Letter to Little Women

Guest Post: 12 Graphic Novels with Black Protagonists

“1619 Project” Poised to Reframe Teaching of Slavery. Here's How Educators Are Using the Information, Curriculum


Debut YA Author Crafts a Fantasy Western That Empowers Readers

Wonder, Words, and Wisdom: Teaching with the Works of Kwame Alexander

Many Kids Don’t Like To Talk in Class. Here Are New Ways To Engage Them.

Review: Saturday by Oge Mora

“The People Who Helped Me the Most Were the Librarians” — Rep. Elijah Cummings


What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA October 2019

Dyslexia Awareness Month: What are libraries doing? Here’s a small sample

Book Review: Orpheus Girl by Brynne Rebele-Henry

Transforming the Canon | Pondering Printz


The Power of Story—Finding Yourself Through Writing

Librarians: Get Tech Woke (with Books)


Book Review: By Any Means Necessary by Candice Montgomery

Where Healing Happens: Librarians Adopt Trauma-Informed Practices To Help Kids


Fry Bread: A Tribute to Family and Tradition | An Interview with Kevin Noble Maillard


SLJ's Reviews of the 2019 National Book Award Finalists in Young People's Literature

The Power of Story—Take the Mic

The Power of Story—Laugh from the Soul

A Celebration of Artists and Advocacy at the Annual Carle Honors

“We Are Better Than This” | SLJ Talks to George Takei

Dayvon Love Urges Educators To See Their Intellectual Limitations, Work To Grow| SLJ Summit 2019

The Power of Story—When Chance Comes Once

Immigrant Stories, Strategic Plans, and Scott Pelley: Moments from Sunday | SLJ Summit 2019

Why Barry Wittenstein and Jerry Pinkney Want You To Read These Banned Books

These Girl Athletes Rule | Read Woke

ReadABILITY| Great Books Centering Disability Narratives

Book Review: The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus

The Power of Story—1963

SLJ's Reviews of the 2019 National Book Award Longlisters

37 Kidlit and YA Titles in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA September 2019

Why Do We Build the Wall, My Children, My Children?

Interview: Mitali Perkins Talks of Between Us and Abuela

The Power of Story—Yellow

Jen Wang Draws from Reality

Surviving Conversion Therapy with the Power of Bowie | James Brandon on his debut YA, “Ziggy, Stardust and Me”

Celebrating Grandparents | New Picture Books for Young Readers & Listeners

The Power of Story is Truth

Five Years of Flame Con

Speaking Up and Acting Out with Celia C. Pérez

What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA August 2019

New Book Explores Solutions for Black and Brown Girls Disproportionately Disciplined at School

AAP Names Racism As Critical Child Health Issue, Asks Pediatricians To Step Up. What Can Educators Do?

Native Stories: Books for tweens and teens by and about Indigenous peoples

School Libraries Are Vital to Black and Latinx Students


Book Review: The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson, reviewed by teen reviewer Elliot

Book Review: You Be You!: The Kid’s Guide to Gender, Sexuality, and Family by Jonathan Branfman, Julie Benbassat (Illustrator)

Literary World, Fans, and Friends Mourn the Death of Toni Morrison

North Carolina Organization Runs Literacy-Based Anti-Racism Camp for Kids, Professional Development for Educators


Book Review: Let’s Call It a Doomsday by Katie Henry

In Plain Sight: Supporting Students Who Are Homeless

We Need Diverse Books Celebrates 5th Anniversary, Sets Agenda for Next Five Years

Tell Us Your Story: Have You Experienced Bigotry?

A Teen Feminist Reading List | Read Woke


Kid Lit Authors (Re)Make History

ProjectREADY—Free Racial Equity Curriculum for Professional Development—Now Available | News Bites

Dylan Meconis's "Left-Handed History"

When Pride is Said and Done: Teen Contributor Elliott Shares Their Post Pride Thoughts

Exclusive: Dark Horse to Publish ‘Jia and the Nian Monster’

News and Highlights from ISTE 2019

A Quartet of Jazz Legends | By the Book

Book Review: Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets by Gayle E Pitman

Book Review: Technically, You Started It by Lana Wood Johnson

Ceremony Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Coretta Scott King Book Awards

An Updated Look at Diversity in Children's Books


Out and Proud (On the Page and In Real Life): My Long and Not-Straight Journey to Self-Acceptance, a guest post by Amber Smith

What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA June and July 2019

Pride for Tweens | Great Books


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