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Review: Twins by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright

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Tween and Teen Crafts: No-Cook Playdough with Robin Willis and Scout Jensen

Here! Have Some Anime, by teen contributor Riley Jensen

Newbery Suggestions: 61 Books to Consider

A Public Service Announcement from Shel Silverstein and Friends

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Sunday Reflections: They’re Sacrificing Our Poorest Children, Same as it Ever Was

National History Day: Now virtual and gloriously open

Friday Finds: July 10, 2020

Monthly mini-reviews: ‘Donut The Destroyer’, ‘When Stars Are Scattered’ and more


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Part of Your Nightmare


Unicorn Yoga


Basher STEM Junior: Science


Huddle Up! Cuddle Up!


Raising Lumie

The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story


No Girls Allowed: Inspired by the True Story of a Girl Who Fought for her Right To Play


Otto Tattercoat and the Forest of Lost Things


The Voting Booth


Eek!: A Noisy Journey from A to Z


Winter of the Wolf


Water-Walking, Sidewinding, and Other Remarkable Reptile Adaptations


Geraldine and the Space Bees




Somewhere Only We Know

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Escape Room


Gridiron: Stories from 100 Years of the National Football League


Blood & Honey


If It Makes You Happy


The Flash: Supergirl’s Sacrifice

Imaginary Borders


History Smashers: The Mayflower



Teaching Nonfiction? What You Need To Know About the Differences Between Expository and Narrative Styles

Adorable in Spanish or English: 25 Bilingual Board Books

Step Up To Help Others This Summer: Virtual and In-Person Volunteer Opportunities for All Ages


Binge Woke | Read Woke


Exclusive Booke Trailere Premiere: Agent Moose

Review of the Day: Rescuing the Declaration of Independence by Anna Crowley Redding, ill. Edwin Fotheringham

Graphic Novels for Armchair Campers | Stellar Panels

For Teens Making a Difference: A Twist on Gun Violence By Alex Richards

Watch the Trailer for The One and Only Ivan

Book Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

Morgan’s Mumbles: YA is Great, but it Isn’t the Only Game in Town

The Goodnight Moon Parody Industrial Complex

Meet the Newest Niblings!

A Bevy of Board Books, Jacqueline Woodson's Latest Novel, & 46 other outstanding titles | Starred Reviews, July 2020

Books on Film: A Book Domino World Record

Writing Your (Hidden) Self, a guest post by Jessica Pennington

July's Debut YA Authors Explore the Hidden Truths, Tropes, and Tragedies Behind Stories

In Virtual Summer Programming, Librarians Prioritize Human Connection

Retire Those Legacy Approaches. It’s Time to Be Bold and Innovative. | Reimagining Libraries

Amber and Clay: A Laura Amy Schlitz Cover Reveal

This Week’s Comics: Recycled Doodles

Riley’s Post It Note Reviews: Bent Heavens, Harrow Lake and Five Total Strangers

A Tween’s Eye View on Graphic Novels: Click, Camp, The Breakaways, Snapdragon and Be Prepared

Call for Newbery Suggestions from the First Half of 2020

Take SLJ's COVID Back-to-School Mini Poll

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, ill. Patrick Benson

Review: ‘Bolivar Eats New York: A Discovery Adventure’

Helping to Normalize Wearing Masks with Tweens and Teens During a Global Pandemic, with fun programming ideas!

Review: The ‘Peter & Ernesto’ Series

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#117)

8 Podcasts To Inspire Summertime Writing | Kidcasts

Chance: Escape From the Holocaust – An Excerpt of the Latest Book by Uri Shulevitz

Review: Primer

Continuing Anti-Racist Work in Publishing in the Wake of the George Floyd Protests, a guest post by Roseanne A. Brown

Post-It Note Reviews: Mythology, fencing, basketball, HIV, and more

Re-Reading in a Pandemic

We Are the Media: Helping Young Information Creators Be Better Consumers | News Literacy

Screen Time to the Rescue! Virtual Early Learning

Nerd Culture, Fandom, and the Middle Grader: An Interview with Sam Maggs

Review: ‘Betty and Veronica: The Bond of Friendship’

Morgan’s Mumbles: What High Schoolers Need in a Library, by Morgan Randall

Cindy Crushes Programming: Five Virtual Programs You Can Do Right Now Part 3, by Cindy Shutts


Runaway Pumpkins


I Got the School Spirit


School is Coming


Three Squeezes


Lady Miss Penny Goes To Lunch


The Belonging Tree


Nothing in Common



Lois Lane and the Friendship Challenge


The Lumberjanes BEASTiary: The Most Amazing Guide to All the Coolest Creatures You’ve Ever Heard Of and a Few You Haven’t




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