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10 to Note: Spring Preview 2020

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A Most Beautiful Reveal of The Most Beautiful Thing: Cover Reveal and Interview with Kao Kalia Yang

Thinking About Teen Programming in New Terms: Zero Waste Programming and Environmental Impact

Thinking About Teen Programming in New Terms: Environmental Impact and Zero Waste Programming

This Week’s Comics: Cat Investigators

Cover Reveal: The Campaign by Leila Sales

President Books for Presidents’ Day

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: The Day the Babies Crawled Away With Special Guest Star Aaron Reynolds!!

2020 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner: Dancing Hands

Preview: ‘Archie Jumbo Comics Digest’ #307

Considering and teaching privacy with help from the Library Freedom Institute

Considering and teaching privacy with help from Library Freedom Institute

Friday Finds: February 14, 2020

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Review of the Day: Overground Railroad by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome

Review: ‘Shadow of The Batgirl’

Writing Whiteness, a guest post by Kate Hattemer

When Fairy Tales Meet Filipino Legends: The Stories That Shaped My Childhood, a guest post by Rin Chupeco

How to Do Just About Everything in 2020

Feminism and Representation in Fables: An Interview and Cover Reveal with Natalie Portman

Book Review: The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly by Meredith Tate

Sydney Taylor Blog Tour: Talking With Andrew Maraniss About Games of Deception

Preview: ‘Bug Boys’

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

Exclusive Excerpt: InvestiGators by John Patrick Green

The Cover of GENESIS BEGINS AGAIN Looks a Little Different Now

Putting the Big Bang In Its Place: Guest Post by Marissa Moss

2020 APALA Picturebook Winner for Literature

Exclusive: First Look at Ethan Young’s ‘Space Bear’

Kicky’s Post It Note Reviews: A Teen Reviews He Must Like You, My Eyes are Up Here and Four Days of You and Me

This Week’s Comics: I Survived Fatcat

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb

Preview: ‘B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest’ #278

Printz Award Winner A.S. King Visits The Yarn

Sunday Reflections: Dear Adults, Please Stop Talking About How Much You Hate Your Body in Front of My Children

Sydney Taylor Blog Tour: THE BOOK RESCUER Creators Sue Macy and Stacy Innerst

Rally to Restore Philadelphia School Librarians: Responses, reflections, and resources

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#102)

Friday Finds: February 7, 2020

Interview: ‘Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime’

Preview: ‘Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime’

Review of the Day: Honeybee by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann

Free Comic Book Day 2020

Book Review: The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper

Auto-Completed Children’s Books (#11) The Going to Bed Book

Cindy Crushes Programming: DIY Body Scrubs and Face Masks

2020 Graphic Novels: An Accounting of Some Standouts

First Look: Shadow of the Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn

Exclusive: Final Book in the ‘Tea Dragon Society’ Trilogy

Homeless: Seeing Past the Label to the Person, a guest post by Catherine Linka

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

Coming, Fall 2022 . . . the Highly Anticipated . ..

Fry Bread, A Native American Family Story: A Love Letter to Indigenous Nations and Communities

Book Review: The Life Below by Alexandra Monir

This Week’s Comics: Noisemaking Leaders

It ALMOST Happened Again

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

Fry Bread, A Native American Family Story: A Love Letter to Indigenous Nations and Communities

Preview: ‘Archie Milestones Digest’ #7

In the Newsletter: The Most Important Books of the 2010s

Super Bowl Literacy: For post-game learning

Friday Finds: January 31, 2020

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Exclusive: First Look at Oni Press Fall Titles

Review of the Day: Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk

Review: ‘Transformers: A Visual History’

Farewell – The Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Process of 2020 Is Officially Over

Post-It Note Reviews: a girl with Sensory Processing Disorder, a gloomy seaside town, special ed kids, and more

Books on Film: How Picture Books are Illustrated with Soyeon Kim

Adult – One of the Biggest Obstacles to RevolTeens, by Christine Lively

#RethinkAmerican: Part three in the Great Stories Club series, by Lisa Krok

Press Release Fun: SLJ, MSRI Launch Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards

Book Review: We Were Promised Spotlights by Lindsay Sproul

The Best Tweets from the 2020 Youth Media Awards

Hindsight/The Year is 2020: ALA YMA Wrap-Up

ALA Youth Media Awards 2020

2019-2020 Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards

Tale as Old as Time: Fairy Tales, Mythology and Folktales Retold – a booklist for the 2020 SRP reading theme

This Week’s Comics: Snapping Suns

Your 2020 Caldecott Comment Card

Live from Philadelphia, it’s the Youth Media Awards!

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell

Heavy Medal Readers’ Poll Winner: “Lalani of the Distant Sea”

Preview: ‘World of Archie Jumbo Digest’ #96

Sunday Reflections: The Curious Case of the Death of Nancy Drew

Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Winner: “New Kid”

HMC Ballot #3 Results:

Friday Finds: January 24, 2020

Heavy Medal Readers’ Poll

HMC Ballot #3 – Discussion of the Final 7

HMC Mock Ballot #2 Results – still not there

HMC Mock Results – No Winner Yet


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