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Gun Violence and Marginalized Communities: How Is It Different?

The Power of Story - 1963

SLJ's Reviews of the 2019 National Book Award Longlisters

On 'Saturday' With Oge Mora

Jen Wang Draws from Reality

Harry Potter Alliance Trains Leaders, Creates Community of Like-Minded Activists

Celebrating Grandparents | New Picture Books for Young Readers & Listeners

Sharon Robinson On Her Memoir, Activism, and Growing Up as Jackie Robinson's Daughter

36 Superb Titles | Starred Reviews, September 2019


Speaking Up and Acting Out with Celia C. Pérez

Lee Bennett Hopkins Left Legacy of Anthologies, Careers Launched, and the Call To Infuse Poetry Daily Across the Curriculum


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

Books Can Give Kids a Sense of Belonging. Share These Titles and Set the Tone for a New School Year.

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

Fall Movie Read-Alikes

"Troublemaker for Justice" Brings the Forgotten Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Bayard Rustin into the Light

Salinger Titles, Including ‘Catcher in the Rye,’ Available (At Last) as Ebooks, With Discounts, a Giveaway for Libraries 

Librarian’s Devastating Loss Provides Mental Health Lens for Teaching "Romeo and Juliet"


Gripping New Nonfiction from Deborah Heiligman: "Torpedoed"


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


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

First Book Grant Funds Books for Migrant Children | News Bites

A School Librarian's Philosophy of Lost Books


Books Navigate the Good, Bad—and Often Complicated—World of Middle School Friendships

A Peek at the SLJTeen Live! Books

A Teen Feminist Reading List | Read Woke


On the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, the Best Resources, Books for Young Readers


New ALA READ Poster Features Original "Dog Man" Artwork, Urges Kids To Do Good

Kid Lit Authors (Re)Make History

SLJ Debuts New Column “Mondo Manga”

Manga, An All-Ages Starter List | Mondo Manga


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

"It was important for me to write about loss and grief in a way that didn’t feel exploitative." | Allison Mills on "The Ghost Collector"


Dylan Meconis's "Left-Handed History"

Knuffle Bunny Sculpture Unveiled in Brooklyn


A Quartet of Jazz Legends | By the Book

Arkansas Librarians Launch Summer Book Bus, Inspire Community


Board Books to the Rescue! Titles that Instill Positive Behaviors

Library Ideas to Launch AR/VR-enhanced Children’s Books


Sophie Blackall Visits Students in Rural Maine

An Updated Look at Diversity in Children's Books


If Kids Can’t Read What They Want in the Summer, When Can They? | Opinion


Return to Panem: Hunger Games Prequel To Be Published in Spring

Colorism, Internalized Racism, and the Power of Privilege: Malla Nunn Discusses "When the Ground Is Hard"

LGBTQIA+ Graphic Novels for Young Readers | Stellar Panels

How to Start a Nerd Camp


"Hip-Hop Isn’t Just Music, It’s a Culture" | An Interview with Tiffany D. Jackson

The Astonishing Achievements of M.T. Anderson, Recipient of the 2019 Margaret A. Edwards Award

Read Woke Special Edition: Gifts for Grads


Beloved Favorites and Debut Stars Shine at Eighth Annual Children's Librarians' Author & Illustrator Dinner

2019 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards Announced

Erin Entrada Kelly Talks Netflix, Trust, and Her Perpetual State of Wonder

Street Noise Books—New YA Publisher for Marginalized Voices—To Launch in January | News Bites

Funny Books for Unfunny Times


SLJ Talks to Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer About His Love of Libraries

Birds of a Feather | New Books for Young Readers

"Two-Brothers, Four Hands" | A New Book on Alberto and Diego Giacometti

First Flames: An Interview Between Debut Authors Hafsah Faizal and Nafiza Azad

Teacher Reflects As Student Founders of ProjectLIT Prepare to Graduate

Elementary Book Club Tackles Immigration; Takes Walking Tour To Explore Cultures and Food

Scholastic Adds Give Back to Summer Reading Challenge | NewsBites

8 YA BookTubers To Watch Right Now


A Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Book Challenge | Most Popular Posts on SLJ

SLJ Diversity Workshop To Be Presented at Scholastic Reading Summits


Library of Congress Puts Children's Classics Online


It's Lit! New Bookstore Ignites Bronx Neighborhood

National Student Poets Choose 5 Books Every High Schooler Should Read


Denver Teacher Librarian Brings Students Back to Library


First-Person Graphic Memoirs: 17 Recommended Titles

First-Person Graphic Memoirs Bring Events to Life for Students


Diverse Novels in Verse for National Poetry Month


Happy Earth Day: Articles, Booklists, Reviews, and More

Cook Prize and Irma Black Award Announced

The Candle and the Flame: Finding the Power of Story

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas on Magic, the Imagination Gap and "The Dark Fantastic"


"Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience" | An Interview


Tackling Copyright Concerns When Taking Storytime Online


New Toolkit for Youth Librarians, Sesame Workshop Survey, and More | NewsBites

"George" Tops List of Most Challenged Books of 2018


First Second Launches History Comics | Stellar Panels

The Asian/Pacific American Experience | Great Books

Claire Eliza Bartlett on Her Feminist Military Fantasy, "We Rule the Night"

Using Children’s Literature To Support SEL in the Elementary Classroom

Global Read Aloud Books Announced


“It’s Not Nancy Drew Out There": Writing Tough Topics for Teens

Teachers-Turned-Authors Keep Middle Grade Lit Real


Read-Alouds for the Whole Family

Anthony Perry on "Chula the Fox," an #OwnVoices Chickasaw Story

Teen Screams: YA Horror for Every Kind of Reader

If You Like the Movie, Check out These Books

Bengali Folktales and String Theory

The Power of Story by Angela Cervantes

Have Audiobooks, Will Travel

Rabble Rousers and Rebels

Women in STEM

"The Next Great Paulie Fink" | A Conversation with Ali Benjamin

"Afros and Books" at the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference | Pictures of the Week

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