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27 Middle Grade and YA Latinx Titles for National Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond

Jarrett J. Krosoczka talks "Hey, Kiddo" on The Yarn

Collecting Comics: September 2018 edition

Libraries Should Embrace Tweens, Not Shun Them

Latinx Authors & Illustrators Launch “Las Musas”

Review of the Day: "Louisiana’s Way Home" by Kate DiCamillo

20 Nonfiction and Poetry Titles That Celebrate Latinx Heritage

Finding Empathy Through Games

Writing So That Barriers Might Fall: Ellen Klages Discusses Out of Left Field

Bay Bridge Builder: Cassy Lee, SLJ's 2018 Champion of Student Voice


Making a World of Difference: 19 Nonfiction Titles On Climate Change

Hooking the Reluctant Nonfiction Reader

Chapter Books That ROCK: Three Music-Themed Titles for Summer Reading and Beyond

Can We Talk? Librarians Lead New Push for Civics Education, Focusing on Discourse

Review of the Day: Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

Black Panther by Ronald L. Smith | SLJ Audio Review

Middle Grade: Sports Fiction, Crystal Balls, and Super Dorks | July 2018 Xpress Reviews

The Player King by Avi | SLJ Audio Review

The Sinking of the Vasa by Russell Freedman | SLJ Review

Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz | SLJ Review

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon | SLJ Review

Knights vs. Dinosaurs by Matt Phelan | SLJ Review

Fortnite Game a Win for Librarians Looking To Boost Teen Attendance

No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen | SLJ Review

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice by Ilene Cooper | SLJ Review

Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya | SLJ Review

My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz | SLJ Review

25 LGBTQAI+ Titles for Pride Month—and Onward

Summertime...and the Reading Is Easy

20 Books To Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed | SLJ Review

Review of the Day: The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin

SLJ Facebook Live Chats with Authors at Day of Dialog & Book Expo 2018

Book Review: Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by Liesl Shurtliff

Middle Grade Mummy Adventures | June 2018 Xpress Reviews

Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood | SLJ Review

Book Review: All Summer Long by Hope Larson

Camp Panda by Catherine Thimmesh | SLJ Review

Flossmoor Public Library Struggles with "Rowdy" Tweens and Teens; Relaxes ID Policy

Real-Life Drama: Kate Messner on Her New Novel, "Breakout"

Review: Be Prepared

24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling | SLJ Review

Review of the Day: The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

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

"Tales of India," Mars, & Madam C.J. Walker Bio | May 2018 Nonfiction Xpress Reviews

Refugee Stories, Magical Adventures, & More | May 2018 Middle Grade Xpress Reviews

Review of the Day – The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix

The House That Lou Built by Mae Resipicio | SLJ Review

Endling by Katherine Applegate | SLJ Review


Starring Tween Introverts | SLJ Spotlight

Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead | SLJ Review

Middle Grade: Two Takes on Sports Fiction & Magical Realism | April 2018 Xpress Reviews

Juan Felipe Herrera's Latest Is a "Blue-Cheesy" Triumph of Poetry & Storytelling

Ebb and Flow by Heather T. Smith | SLJ Review

Book Review: Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender

The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown | SLJ Review

Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi | SLJ Review


Empowering Girls and Young Women

Nightbooks by J.A. White | SLJ Review

Review of the Day: The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis

Book Review: P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy

3 Quirky Middle Grade Titles on Bullying, Pizza Rats, and Beetles | March 2018 Xpress Reviews

Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy Baldwin | SLJ Review

Granted by John David Anderson | SLJ Review

Book Review: One True Way by Shannon Hitchcock

Book Review: The Serpent’s Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1) by Sayantani DasGupta

Breakout by Kate Messner | SLJ Review

30 Realistic & Historical Fiction Books with Black Main Characters

Stellar New Tween Reads


7 True Historical Adventure Tales for Kids Who Can't Get Enough "I Survived"

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty | SLJ Review

Book Review: The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman

What Do I Teach Readers Tomorrow? | Professional Shelf

Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow | SLJ Review

An Interplanetary Middle Grade Paradox | February 2018 Xpress Reviews

Hope in the Holler by Lisa Lewis Tyre | SLJ Review

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani | SLJ Review

Live in Infamy by Caroline Tung Richmond | SLJ Review

The Serpent's Secret by Sayantani Dasgupta | SLJ Review

Strange Star by Emma Carroll | SLJ Review

Graphic Novel Roundup

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes | SLJ Review

The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis | SLJ Review

33 Titles To Jump-Start Black History Month

Using Nonfiction in Book Clubs for Tweens

Stella Diaz Has Something To Say by Angela Dominguez | SLJ Review

All That Trash by Meghan McCarthy | SLJ Review

Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake | SLJ Review

Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender | SLJ Review

Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown | SLJ Review

31 Days, 31 Lists: Day Thirty – 2017 Middle Grade Novels

Refugee by Alan Gratz | SLJ Audio Review

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson | SLJ Review

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies by Joyce Sidman | SLJ Review

Looking at U.S. History Through a Different Lens | Nonfiction Notions

Cooking with Chapter Books

Mindful Activities for Stressed Out Tweens

Finding the Words to Talk About Abuse: Tony Abbott on "The Summer of Owen Todd"

The Uncommoners: The Crooked Sixpence by Jennifer Bell | SLJ Audio Review

18 2018 Middle Grade Books to Have on Your Radar


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