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On Death, Dying, and Faith in YA Fiction, a guest post by Tara K. Ross

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

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Reflection: The Importance of ‘Avatar’

Friday Finds: May 29, 2020

Notes on May 2020

Spring 2020 Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards

Review: ‘Prince Freya’ Vol. 1

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Review of the Day: Wink by Rob Harrell

RevolTeens: A Letter of Apology to the Class of 2020, by Christine Lively

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What’s Up at The Yarn?

Post-It Reviews: Nonfiction about protests, refugees, activism, the water in Flint, and more

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Join us for a Parent & Teen Virtual Book Club to Discuss THE BURNING with Laura Bates

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: The Day the Cow Sneezed by James Flora

An Indie Bookstore During a Pandemic w/ Joanna Parzakonis

Books on Film: Beyond the Book with S. K. Ali and Aisha Saeed

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Review: Samurai 8: Tale of Hachimaru Volume 1

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Review of the Day: Nerp! by Sarah Lynne Reul

What Makes Writing Teen Fiction as a Teen Special a guest post by Lauren Trickey

Review: ‘Estranged: The Changeling King’

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Cindy Crushes Programming: 5 Virtual Programming Ideas You Can Do Right Now, Part 2

How to Get Your Modern Jewish Protagonist Into the Mainstream (In a Fun Way): A Terri Libenson Interview

Preparing for the 2020 Election Cycle

Past as Present, Present as Past, a guest post by J. Anderson Coats

The Great Independent Book Store Gift Card Giveaway #3

Thoughts (and Videos) of Hans Christian Andersen: The Journey of His Life

Review: Nat Enough

Tween and Teen Programming Ideas: Nostalgia with an Online Twist

The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2020

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

Sunday Reflections: Advice for Graduating Seniors – It’s All Political

Books on Film: Mo Willems on The Tonight Show!

Saturday Special: Free Digital Comics

Friday Finds: May 15, 2020

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#111)

Creating your virtual library (quickly) using Slides and Bitmojis)

Creating your virtual library (quickly) using Slides and Bitmojis as Hyperdocs

Teaching Children about the Coronavirus

Review: ‘Jughead’s Time Police’

On Being Old and New, a guest post by Amanda Sellet

That’s the Thing with the Shots, Right? a guest post by Eve Yohalem

A 2021 Newbery/Caldecott Check In

Librarian Preview: Small Publisher Spotlight (Summer-Fall 2020)

Take 5: Things to Keep in Mind While Doing Virtual Programming

Review: ‘Olympians: Hermes, Tales of the Trickster’

Review of the Day : We Are Power by Todd Hasak-Lowy

Name That LEGO Book Cover! (#19)

Book Review: The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Write What You Know, a guest post by Loriel Ryon

Strega Corona and the Magic Sourdough Starter: A COVID-19 Tale for Our Times

The Great Independent Bookstore Gift Card Giveaway! (#2)

Review: ‘Sabrina The Teenage Witch’

Tween and Teen Programming Ideas: Did you clean out your closet? Here are some ways to upcycle those t-shirts!

Newbery Suggetsions: Prairie Lotus is Early Leader

Newbery Suggestions: Prairie Lotus is Early Leader

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Mirandy and Brother Wind by Patricia McKissack and Jerry Pinkney

Friday Finds: May 8, 2020

Review: The Bug Zapper

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#110)

Book Review: A Place at the Table by Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan

Little Gangs, a guest post by Lauren McLaughlin

Review of the Day: Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Cindy Crushes Programming: Running a Virtual Dungeons and Dragons Program

Surprise! Announcing BLUE FLOATS AWAY

The Last Dance of the Tiger King: Kidlit Connections For Quarantine Times

The LIFT Giveaway!

Review: Summer Camp Science Mysteries #5-8

Book Review: The Life and Medieval Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton

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Nature When We Most Need It: Nikki Grimes Guest Posts in a Time of COVID-19

May Suggestions Now Open

May #ARCParty: A brief look at some of the new titles coming out in May 2020

Monthly mini-reviews: ‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III,’ ‘Dewdrop,’ ‘Gotham High,’ and more

The Great Independent Bookstore Gift Card Giveaway! (#1)

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: A Time to Keep by Tasha Tudor

Friday Finds: May 1, 2020

Books on Film: The Need to Read on the Today Show

Roundtables: Can You Listen to a Graphic Novel?

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#109)

Who, Where, When, Why, What Lane? Talking with Torrey Maldonado

‘We need to keep our hope going.’ Mitali Perkins visits The Yarn

New Books Alert: Activism, summer camp, a school shooting, a supernatural feminist novel, and more

Notes on April 2020

Review of the Day: Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy by Tara Dairman, ill. Archana Sreenivasan

Feeling It All through Reading, Writing, and Creating

RevolTeens: Quaranteens – Proving Just How Incredible Teens Are, by Christine Lively

Things I Never Learned in Library School: Librarianing in the Time of a Pandemic


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