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Bored with the First Amendment | Scales on Censorship

The Healing Power of Fiction, a guest post by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

The OG of Woke: Walter Dean Myers’s Empathy Inspired a Generation of Authors | Read Woke

Guest Post: Wrestling with School Library Closures by J. F. Fox

Reading in Uncertain Times: In isolation, our readers turn to books—and a little show bingeing 


The Bad Man With the Nice Smile, a guest post by Victoria Lee

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, ill. Helen Oxenbury

How Running a Marathon Helped Me Write My Debut Novel, a guest post by Sarah Watson

In Which the Proprietor of This Blog Allows One Christian McKay Heidicker to Speak His Piece

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

Books and Libraries Can Strengthen the Superpowers of Teens With ADHD, a guest post by Kirsten Lambert

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

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


Sunday Reflections: Reflecting on My Reflections. On a Sunday, of course.

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

A Library Story. They Say Everyone Has One. | From the Editor

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

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

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

 Is Your School a De Facto Book Desert? | Donalyn Miller


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

Scales on Censorship | Gag Order on the Women's March

Planning for Another Year of Reading | Donalyn Miller

What’s So Different Now? Everything. And Nothing. | Kate Messner on Writing & Reading in the Trump Era

Luann Toth's “Great Adventure” | Editorial

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


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


A School-Public Library Partnership Creates Boundless Potential | Editorial

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


"But Where Are You Really From?" Julissa Arce On Writing for and About Latinx Youth in the Trump Era

Samira Ahmed Challenges Librarians: “Use Your Power” | Writing and Reading in the Trump Era


As Inequities in Higher Ed Grow, So Does the Need To Address Them | Editorial

“The People Who Helped Me the Most Were the Librarians” — Rep. Elijah Cummings


The Fallacy of Colorblind Justice: Larry Dane Brimner Shows How History Influences the Present

First Aid for Librarian Burnout


“We Are Better Than This” | SLJ Talks to George Takei

Education Influencers, Please Disclose Your Partnerships with Vendors | Opinion


Shaun David Hutchinson Is Taking a Break | Writing and Reading in the Trump Era


New Year, Past Winners | Pondering Printz


Powering College Readiness | Editorial

To the Barricades | Writing and Reading in the Trump Era


Library Workers Need Support for their Emotional Labor | Editorial


“Today, I’m Going to Talk About Hope” | M.T. Anderson Accepts the 2019 Margaret A. Edwards Award


School Libraries Are Vital to Black and Latinx Students


A School Librarian's Philosophy of Lost Books


A Parent Says No to 'Malala' | Scales on Censorship


Tell Us Your Story: Have You Experienced Bigotry?

Fired Up About Learning Through Play | Editorial

A Teen Feminist Reading List | Read Woke


How Can Libraries Support Children and Immigrant Families? By Doing What We Do Best. 

School Librarians Should Be Required, Not Fodder for Short-Term Cuts | Editorial

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


Read Woke Special Edition: Gifts for Grads


Paying Attention | Editorial

A Future Worth Living | Editorial

Author Bill Konigsberg Calls for Continued Conversation in Response to Hatred and Bigotry

Let’s Co-Create | Editorial

Alexie and Asher Redux | Scales on Censorship

A Stitch in Time | Editorial

Meet the Tiny Library | Editorial

Libraries Should Embrace Tweens, Not Shun Them

Three School Librarian Models | Editorial

Watch: K.C. Boyd & Matthew Winner Talk Banned Books

Educators Must Mind Tone Policing

Educators and Race: A Conversation with Author Ijeoma Oluo on Tackling Systemic Racism in U.S. Education

A Crisis in Communication: Building the skills we need to shape our society together | Editorial

Climbing the Walls | Editorial

Eats, Poops, and Weeds | Readers Respond

Book Review: The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell and friends

Cleveland Students Lead Initiative To Diversify School Libraries

Librarians Hold Storytime at Families Belong Together March


Collaboration Required | Editorial

ALSC Changes Wilder Award to Children's Literature Legacy Award


Over 600 Teens Attend NYPL’s Annual Anti-Prom—A Night of Glitter, Fashion, & Acceptance

Inaugural Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards Announced

LGBT Pride Month Brings Extra Challenges for Librarians


Librarians Collaborate to Support English Language Learners and Their Families

20 Books To Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

The Legacy of Margaret A. Edwards and the Birth of an Award

Margaret Edwards Award Winner Angela Johnson Just Wants To Tell a Good Story

Teen Hopes First LitUp Festival Is Just the Beginning


WNDB Walter Grants Return | News Bites

Tapping the Lifelong Potential of Making | Editorial

Mark Does YA: The Prolific Critic and Creator Talks About “Anger Is a Gift”

Starting with a Pop-Up, a School Library Grows in Denver


Study on Women in Social Studies Standards Finds Equity Issues

Summer Reading Lists; New Graphic Novel Imprint and More | News Bites


Bully Principal Missed Opportunity | Scales on Censorship

Librarians Cannot Self-Censor or Capitulate To "George" Complaints | Opinion


Picture Book Police Officers


A World of One's Own | An Essay by Daniel Miyares

Hitting the Road with Sheba Karim: The YA Author Talks Islamophobia, Identity, & Family

32 YA Titles for Every Day of Asian Pacific American History Month & Beyond


20 Books for Young Readers To Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month & Year-Round

What’s the State of Diverse Books in Libraries? We’re Fielding a Survey.


Celebrate Día with Bilingual Books, Library of Congress Livestream, and More

The Latest Series Nonfiction | Series Made Simple Spring 2018


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