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Librarian Uses "Little Women" Star Power To Connect Students to the Library

Planning for Another Year of Reading | Donalyn Miller

Expanding Library Collections To Meet The Needs of the Community

Tonya Bolden: Capturing History’s Rhymes

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

On Being Comfortable with Discomfort: Tiffany Jewell Explains What It Means To Be Anti-Racist

13 Graphic Novels To Look Forward to in 2020 | Stellar Panels 

Some Trends to Love: In her annual review of children’s literature, Betsy Bird calls ’em as she sees ’em

A Hip-Hop Booklist


Read the Signs: Middle Grade Fiction Centering the Deaf Experience

The Book Truck Brings Free Books to Thousands of L.A. Students


"Progress is never in a straight line." | Martin W. Sandler, 2019 National Book Award Winner, Talks History

America Was Great Even Before America: How Eldon Yellowhorn Is Reclaiming Indigenous History

“Frindle” Author Remembered | News Bites

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


Series Made Simple from Cherry Lake

YA Anthologies: Discovering and Using New Collections For Teen Readers

NCTE Names 2020 Charlotte Huck and Orbis Pictus Award Winners

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


The Power of Story—Diverse Books for All Readers

“1919: The Year That Changed America” Wins National Book Award

HarperCollins To Launch Native-Focused Imprint

Best Nonfiction 2019 | SLJ Best Books

Best Transitional Chapter Books 2019 | SLJ Best Books

Best Graphic Novels 2019 | SLJ Best Books


Best Young Adult Books 2019 | SLJ Best Books


Best Middle Grade Books 2019 | SLJ Best Books


Best Picture Books 2019 | SLJ Best Books


In Search of Enthusiastic Young Bibliophiles

"Holding History in My Hands" | Authors, Illustrators, and Artifacts

The Power of Story is That Stories Are Real


Books About Doing Time | Read Woke


Youth, Interrupted: Author Deborah Ellis and Youth First President & CEO Liz Ryan in Conversation

Little Women, Frozen 2, and Clifford | Read-Alikes for Big Films Coming to Theaters and Netflix

13 Books for Tweens


Middle Grade Is too Young, YA too Old. Where Are the Just-Right Books for Tweens?


All-School Read Makes Impact: Book by Young Immigrants Changes Perceptions at Wisconsin High School

Celebrate Children's Book Week; Lerner Loves Librarians | News Bites

Introducing SLJ’s Go-To Guide

7 Picture Books About Black Father Figures


Penguin Random House Education Launches Elementary Website

A New Caldecott Tradition | News Bites

Transforming the Canon | Pondering Printz


Three Literary Fiction and Poetry Authors Turn to YA

Gender Politics in Fireborne

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

Jandy Nelson Interviews Debut Author Helena Fox

Fry Bread: A Tribute to Family and Tradition | An Interview with Kevin Noble Maillard


SLJ's Reviews of the 2019 National Book Award Finalists in Young People's Literature

New "Hunger Games" Title and Cover Revealed | News Bites

Maus, March Lead Top 10 List of Comics Used in Schools

Nikki Grimes Explains Why Mental Illness Is Not A Weakness

Audiobooks Increase in Popularity as Science Supports Their Value

A Celebration of Artists and Advocacy at the Annual Carle Honors

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

Why Barry Wittenstein and Jerry Pinkney Want You To Read These Banned Books

ReadABILITY| Great Books Centering Disability Narratives

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

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

Fall Movie Read-Alikes

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


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


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