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Post-it Note Reviews of YA Books: Undocumented teen voices, the supernatural, writing advice, a searing memoir, and Joan of Arc’s life told through poems

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

Feminist AF: Girls Run the World, a guest post by Jennifer Rummel

New books alert: Writing advice, Latinx teens on a road trip, Muslims in love, and so much more

Cindy Crushes Programming: Hosting a Fortnite Party, by Cindy Shutts

Cindy Crushes Programming: Hosting a Fortnite Party, by Cindy Shutts

Book Review: Watch Us Rise by Renee Watson and Ellen Hagan

What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA February 2019

Highlight Reel: Visual Literacy and the Movies

In a Meme Culture, How To Spark Critical Thinking About Images

"In the Margins" 2019 Book Awards Announced

The Life Saving Slogan: You are Not Alone, a guest post by Shelley Sackier

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

More Than an Identity, by Teen Contributor Elliot

Shout! Laurie Halse Anderson Continues to be the Voice We Need Shouting in the World About Sexual Violence in the Life of Teens

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

Cindy Crushes Programming: Harry Potter Inspired Dragon Eggs

New books alert: YA, middle grade, memoirs, and more!

Merci Suárez Changes Gears, a Lesson Plan and Resource List

Penguin Random House 2019 Showcase: Books featuring coders, witches, royalty, refugees, and circus folk

Using Prevention Science To Address Cyberbullying

Picture Books, Novels, and Nonfiction To Foster Digital Citizenship

Feminist AF Fashions and the YA Characters That Rock Them

Los Angeles Public Library Stepped Up During Teachers' Strike

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

Consensus, Fantasy, and the Dark Horse | Pondering Printz

Cindy Crushes Programming: DIY Silhouette Mugs

Book Review: The Whispers by Greg Howard

Hip Hop Architecture Camp Brings Urban Planning to Summer Programming

Engaging Young Citizens

Women Rule in These Five YA Novels

Helping Patrons Find What They’re Looking for On Our Shelves

How History (and Librarians) Inspire Freedom of the Press, a guest post by Mary Cronk Farrell

School Library Grant, Exhibition, and More Opportunities | NewsBites

Above and Beyond: 4 Nonfiction Titles About Exploring Space

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

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

What’s new in LGBTQIA+ YA January 2019

Plan Ahead for Major Anniversaries

Cindy Crushes Programming: Nail Polish Gems

The 2019 Project: Feminist AF!

All the World’s a Stage: Bringing Improv To Your Library

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Spring 2019 Showcase

#ReadForChange: Keep Reading for Change in 2019! a guest post by Marie Marquardt

To the Moon and Beyond: Summer Programming Inspirations for 2019

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

A "Lonely Planet" for Libraries

NYPL Program Helps MLS Students Gain Practical Experience

Rethinking I Kissed Dating Goodbye: What happens when a book on dating advice for teens is declared harmful years after the fact?

Sexual Assault Discussions | Scales on Censorship

Happy Arguing, a guest post by Arwen Elys Dayton

19 2019 Middle Grade Books To Have On Your Radar

Take 5: Things I Learned at the Library Journal Directors’ Summit

Great Books: Baby Time!

19 2019 YA Books To Have On Your Radar

If You Buy It, Will It Circ? In Defense of Visual Merchandising and Why Public Libraries Should Do More of It

Tween Read-alikes: Books for kids who like these shows and movies

#ReadForChange: Courage in the face of a “Dystopian Reality” in Jennie Liu’s Girls on the Line

Holiday Hacks: Makerspace Crafts

2019 Collection Development Resources, a handy list of resources to help you buy new books in the new year

Book Clubs for Beginner Readers

Tweens, Teens, & Zines at the Library

Book Review: The Resolutions by Mia Garcia

Alexie and Asher Redux | Scales on Censorship

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

New and forthcoming YA and MG to know about

Escape Wizards: Harry Potter-Themed Escape Rooms

Monetary and Book Grant Opportunities | NewsBites

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

Tweens and Tech: Engaging Kids With Litcraft, Digital Dancing, and Gamification

After-School Efforts To Teach Digital Citizenship Lessons a Drag? Some Tips for Public Youth Services Librarians

Tweens Love These Libraries

A Stitch in Time | Editorial

Book Review: Pulp by Robin Talley

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

Goblins, Elves, and a Different Kind of Book

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

Books in Brief: Sequels, Strips, and More

Adam Gidwitz and Betsy Bird Talk #OwnVoices | SLJ Summit 2018

Highlights from SLJ's Summit Saturday

This Week’s Comics: Skulls Backstage

Librarians on a Mission: Create Diverse Collections

Shelving Debate: To Separate or Integrate?

"The Great American Read" Reveals "America's Best-Loved Novel"

What to Read Next: Scary Story Edition

Turn an Old Book into a Pumpkin in 10 Easy Steps

Literacy: Privilege or Right? Highlights from the 2018 Virginia Hamilton Multicultural Literature Conference , a guest post by Lisa Krok

Co-Authors and Sequels: Penderwicks 5 and a Zombie in a Chicken Suit

Angela Dominguez Visits The Yarn: Episode #80

Digital Citizenship: New Teaching Strategies

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

#ReadForChange: Women Conquer and Dragons Slay in Elana K. Arnold’s Damsel

Sequel to Shannon Hale's "Real Friends" Announced

Collecting Comics: Comics Take On Addiction, STEM, Space, and more

Another Look at a Heavy Medal Readers' Favorite

Best Halloween Picture Books (an Entirely Subjective List)

Next Up in Newbery Talk: "Hey Kiddo"

Teaching Ideas for "Ocean Meets Sky"


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