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Book Review: Queerfully and Wonderfully Made: A Guide for LGBTQ+ Christian Teens edited by Leigh Finke

Wild Words: Sophia Thakur Discusses the Radical Power of Poetry and the #OwnVoices Books That Have Inspired Her

Latinx Luminaries: Picture book biographies featuring Latinx superstars | Great Books


Frog and Toad Were More Than Friends: A Guest Post by Kyle Lukoff

Retire Those Legacy Approaches. It’s Time to Be Bold and Innovative. | Reimagining Libraries

Continuing Anti-Racist Work in Publishing in the Wake of the George Floyd Protests, a guest post by Roseanne A. Brown

Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James | SLJ Day of Dialog 2020

PHOTO ESSAY: Librarians Join Black Lives Matter Protests

Edi Campbell: Pass the Hope

Edi Campbell: Beaucoup de Petites Choses

#passthemic: Edith Campbell Takes Over A Fuse #8 Production

Representation Matters: Black Joy Is an Act of Resistance

What if paying library staff and teachers to read IS part of the anti-racist work we could, and should, be doing?

Recent High School Graduates Share Suggestions To Combat Systemic Racism in Schools

Spotlight on Juneteenth

Me and My Abuela: The Stories that Made Me Want to Become a Storyteller, a guest post by Alex Aster

Criticism Continues as J.K. Rowling Posts Open Letter About Speaking Out On "Sex and Gender Issues"

Questions, a guest post by Supriya Kelkar

10 Books To Nurture Budding Young Activists | Summer Reading 2020

Because Black Lives Matter, a Collection of Resources

Sales Soar for Antiracism Books and Titles by Black Creators

Book Review: You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

50 Board Books Featuring Faces of Color

Because Black Lives Matter, Read Black Authors

Antiracist Resources and Reads: Lists for All Ages

Jason Reynolds, Ibram Kendi in Conversation | SLJ Day of Dialog 2020

Authors Organize Kid Lit Rally for Black Lives on Facebook

4 Debut YA Authors Center LGBTQIA+ Characters

Because Black Lives Matter, a Collection of Anti-Racist Reading Lists

Book Review: Where We Go From Here by Lucas Rocha

2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards Announced

15 Titles for Young Readers Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage

Book Review: Pocket Change Collective books

Publishing World Mourns Lee & Low Cofounder Thomas Low and Celebrates His Legacy

Book Review: The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Write What You Know, a guest post by Loriel Ryon

Meet-Cutes Come in All Colors: 13 Irresistible YA Romances

May Means #31DaysIBPOC: Centering Indigenous, Black, and People of Color in Education

How Sheltering in Place Shows Us a More Accessible World

SLJ Talks to Three Past Winners of the School Librarian of the Year Award

Woodson Wins Hans Christian Andersen Award and More Industry Announcements | News Bites

"George" Again Tops List of 10 Most Challenged Books

Racists Abuse Authors During Virtual Events


12 Essential Nonfiction Graphic Novels for Kids and Teens

Book Review: Verona Comics by Jennifer Dugan

2020 Books by Asian/Pacific American Award Winners

Book Review: Somebody Told Me by Mia Siegert

Equity and Remote Learning: Strategies from 3 Librarians

"Reading Is My Superpower": Cicely Lewis, 2020 School Librarian of the Year


A Prom-Themed Fashion Show Promotes Fun—and Reading | Cicely Lewis


Book Review: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Book Review: Tigers, Not Daughters by Samantha Mabry

Guest Post: What We’re Missing: Gems of World Kid Lit #2.

Feedback: From the Newbery Winner to the Leveling Debate, SLJ's Readers Had A Lot To Say

Book Review: Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

A Remix for Right Now: A not-a-history history book begs the next chapter on racism | From the Editor

An Educator's Guide to “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You”


Nikole Hannah-Jones Talks to Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi About Their Book, “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You”


Zetta Elliott Discusses the "Difficult Miracle" of Black Girl Poets


"In the Margins" Committee Announces 2020 Book Awards Honoring Marginalized & BIPOC Youth


My Agenda for Middle Grade Books, a guest post by Greg Howard

Jessica Kim Gets Funny and Talks Family in "Stand Up, Yumi Chung!"

Beyond Black History Month: Duchess Harris Explains the Historical Influence of Black Americans

Schools, Libraries Celebrate World Read Aloud Day 2020

Diverse Editions Pulled Before Release; Author David Bowles, Others, Speak Out Against New Covers of “Classics”


Book Review: Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle by Robin Stevenson

Not Quite Banned: Soft Censorship That Makes LGBTQIA+ Stories Disappear

Everything YMA: SLJ's Coverage, Reviews of 2020 Youth Media Award Winners, Honorees

Book Review: We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul

Survey Shows "No Discernible" Progress Diversifying Publishing

Kadir Nelson on His 2020 Caldecott Win for 'The Undefeated'


SLJ Reviews of the 2020 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Award Winners

Jerry Craft Breaks Barriers with Historic 2020 Newbery Win


Age-Appropriate Middle Grade and YA Books About the Holocaust

We Need Diverse Books Names 2020 Walter Dean Myers Award Winners

Libraries Are Preparing for the 2020 Census. With Plenty at Stake, There’s Still Work To Be Done.

Tonya Bolden: Capturing History’s Rhymes

On Being Comfortable with Discomfort: Tiffany Jewell Explains What It Means To Be Anti-Racist

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

A Hip-Hop Booklist


Read the Signs: Middle Grade Fiction Centering the Deaf Experience

The Book Truck Brings Free Books to Thousands of L.A. Students


Reshaping the African American Narrative, from Picture Books to YA | Great Books

8 Books About Multiethnic Experiences

From Inspiring People to Persistent Challenges, SLJ’s Most Popular Posts of 2019

David Bowles on Writing for Border Kids in the Age of Trump


Free Summer Meals and Diverse Storytimes Are a Winning Combination at This Library

The Problem with Picture Book Monkeys: Racist imagery associating simians with Black people has a long history


School Librarian Cicely Lewis Wins 2019 National Teacher Award for Lifelong Readers

“Frindle” Author Remembered | News Bites

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


Focus on Inclusion at AASL Conference Sessions | AASL '19


The Power of Story—Diverse Books for All Readers

HarperCollins To Launch Native-Focused Imprint

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